**Difficulty: Fun**

On my bookshelf, my favourite book is the third from the left, and it’s the seventh from the right.

How many books are there on that shelf?

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## Brainteaser hint

Try drawing the shelf or go grab some books to try it out!

## Brainteaser answer

There are 2 books to the left of my favourite book, and 6 books to its right. And my book also counts!

2 + 1 + 6 = 9

So there are 9 books on the shelf.

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