The internet is freaking out over this deceptively simple math puzzle

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There's no way Antley Lamont Staten knew what he was getting into when he posted a simple picture to his Facebook and captioned it, "Ok i don't get it?" Or maybe he did. Either way, it got shared nearly 400,000 times.

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It's really hard, right? (It's not, but you might think it is.) You're not alone!

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Are you smarter than these people?

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Well, did you solve the puzzle?

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I'll wait.

(Not to brag, but I solved the puzzle extremely quickly, so.)

OK, time's up.

Here's the answer: there's no "mistake" with the numbers. The "mistake" is with the spelling of the word…"mistake!" Classic.

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People were eager to share when they'd solved the puzzle.

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But this guy…come on, man.

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If there's one thing you take away from this post, it's that you never want to be this guy.

(h/t Mashable)

Michael Rosen is a reporter for Fusion based out of Oakland.

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