Can You Solve The Car In A Box Puzzle?

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You may have seen the car in a box puzzle go viral on social media. Created by user Puzzlefizzy on Brilliant.org, the puzzle's rules are pretty simple: you have three boxes, one of which contains a car. Each box is labeled with a statement, but only one of the statements is true.

Box 1: The car is in this box.

Box 2: The car is not in this box.

Box 3: The car is not in Box 1.

Which box has the car? Scroll down for the answer, and understand how to get to that answer in the video below.

The Car In A Box Puzzle

Try it out for yourself, then get the solution here.


The car is in the second box.

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