# How many balls are there in the picture?

There are are **16 balls visible** and are in the picture that’s the answer.

But if it’s a Pyramid of balls then the total amount is **20** (since a pyramid made of balls is 3 sided, not 4 sided).

The top level: 1 ball

1st level from top: 3 balls

2nd level from top: 6 balls

Bottom level: 10 balls**=20 balls total**

Pyramids with triangular bases have 3 sides but this is a square base pyramid as evidenced by the angle perspective (4 sided is a 90 degree corner) and not all balls touch on all sides as shown here. So build each level similar to above but you have 16 base (4×4), 9 level 2 (3×3), 4 level 3 (2×2) and 1 top = 30. 16 is a clever acceptable answer if you consider just hose that you see (2d) despite the appearance of a complete, uniform, 3D pyramid. 🙂

It is most probably a 4 side triangular base pyramid.

So there are 25** balls**.

Base: 12

2nd: 8

3rd: 4

And Top:1

See above, you’re right it’s a square 4 side base but recheck your math lol… a base of 4 x 4 = 16 balls, etc. per above = 30.

If pyramid than 25.

Base – 12

2nd – 8

3rd – 4

Top most – 1

Number of balls seen = 16,

If it is a real pyramid then 25, But NUMBER OF BALLS I AM SURE OF(visible) is 16

Why can’t it be 16+9+4+1=30?

As, we are not sure, if balls are on back of the picture,

We can only see 16 balls in the picture

baskaranar – that’s right! it’ a square base pyramid.

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