What is a brain teaser that is very short and extremely hard for adults?

Answer by Julia Sobesky:

What number is X?
16   06   68   88   X   98

Just saw this teaser today, and despite my usual knack for puzzlers like this, I was stumped. Apparently, it's quite easy for children to get yet very difficult for adults.
Answer: If you turn it upside-down, the answer is immediate (87), which is likely why children get it quicker because adults try to look for a mathematical pattern in the numbers rather than just orienting their perspective

What is a brain teaser that is very short and extremely hard for adults?

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