Optical illusion: There Is A Double-Digit Number Hidden In The Image. Can You Spot It?

It's not surprising that optical illusions seem to go viral ever so often - after all, the mind-boggling images are designed to make our heads to spin!

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In the optical illusion below, there is a double-digit number hiding in plain view. But don't you worry - all you need to see it is a little bit of patience and a whole lot of concentration to figure it out.

You probably won't spot the number at first glance. Just take your time and you will eventually be able to spot the number hidden in the optical illusion below: 

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Are you ready? Let's do this!

Can you see it yet? What could the number hiding behind the striped possibly be? 

If you can't quite spot the number yet, try stepping back from the screen and looking at it from a distance! Or, maybe even a different angle might help...

Only a handful of people get this in the first couple of seconds... 

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Still haven't seen the number yet? Try scrolling up and down on the page! 

Did that help? 

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If you spotted the number 17, then congratulations! Your answer is correct - the number hiding behind the stripes is in fact the number 17. 

How long did it take you to get the correct answer? Did you think it was hard, or a piece of cake? Let us know in the comments - and make sure you pass this along to your friends and family!