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    Hard Brain Teasers
    Really hard brain teasers are difficult to solve but are also very difficult to find in one place. Until now, that is. Our staff at Riddles and Answers has regularly updates this set of super challenging riddles to rack your brain!

    These brain teasers are very high in difficulty and have the solutions provided for when you feel like you've had enough.

    Now you have a chance to prove just how clever you really are! Pit your brain against some of most challenging puzzles you can find, anywhere.

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    3 Gallon Jug And 5 Gallon Jug

    Fill the 5-jug up completely. There will be, of course, 5 gallons in the 5-jug. You must fill all the gallons up to the top, otherwise you don't actually know how much you have.

    Use the water from the 5-jug to fill up the 3-jug. You're left with 3 gallons in the 3-jug and 2 gallons in the 5-jug.

    Pour out the 3-gallon jug. You're left with nothing in the 3-jug and 2 gallons in the 5-jug.

    Transfer the water from the 5-jug to the three jug. You're left with 2 gallons in the 3-jug. And nothing in the 5-jug.

    Fill up the 5-jug completely. You now have 2 gallons in the 3-jug and 5 in the 5-jug. This means that there is 1 gallon (3.8 L) of space left in the 3-jug.

    Use the water from the 5-jug to fill up the 3-jug. Fill up the last gallon of space in the 3-jug with the water from the 5-jug. This leaves you with 3 gallons in the 3-jug, and 4 gallons in the 5-jug.

    Fill the 3-jug completely with water. You now have 3 gallons (11.4 L) of water.

    Transfer this water into the 5-jug. You now have nothing in the 3-jug, and 3 gallons (11.4 L) in the 5-jug.

    Re-fill the 3-jug with water. You now have 3 gallons (11.4 L) in the 3-jug and 3 gallons in the 5-jug.

    Fill the 5-jug with water from your 3-jug. You now have 1 gallon (3.8 L) in the 3-jug and 5 gallons (18.9 L) in the 5-jug. This is because, in the last step, you only had 2 gallons (7.6 L) of space left over, so you could only pour 2 gallons.

    Pour out the 5-jug and refill it with your 1 gallon. You now have nothing in the 3-jug and 1 gallon in the 5-jug

    Fill up the 3-jug. You now have 3 gallons (11.4 L) in the 3-jug and 1 in the 5-jug.

    Transfer the 3 gallons (11.4 L) of water into the 5-jug to end up with 4 gallons (15.1 L). Simply pour over your three gallons into the 5-jug, which only had 1 gallon (3.8 L) in it previously. 1+3=4, and a successfully defused bomb.
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    Borrow $50 From Mom And $50 From Dad Riddle

    Total Money taken = $100($50+$50)


    Bag's Price = $ 97

    Remaining Amount = $100 - $97

    = $ 3

    Returned = $ 1 + $ 1


    In pocket = $1

    Total money owed = $100- ( Returned amount)

    = $98( Bag's amount and reserved amount)

    So, it was a calculation mistake.
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    A Dash At 20 And A Dot At 60

    Hint: It's not a clock.
    During Morse code
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    Hard To Find Riddle

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    Difficult To Trick Python Riddle

    Because they only really have three main thoughts; 'Can I mate with it, will it hurt me or can I eat it?'
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    Hangs On The Wall And Falls Riddle

    A Barometer
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    Shoe Man Whistle

    The third equation has a term with a pair of whistles. The last line involves a single whistle.

    Furthermore, the man in the second and third lines are wearing a whistle, but the man in the last line is not wearing a whistle. Presumably the value of the whistle should be accounted for to get the correct answer.

    The pictures can be translated into the following equations:

    shoes + shoes + shoes = 30
    shoes + (man + whistle) + (man + whistle) = 20
    (man + whistle) + 2(whistles) + 2(whistles) = 13
    shoes + (man) x (whistle) = ?

    From the first equation we can solve for the shoes value:

    shoes + shoes + shoes = 30
    3(shoes) = 30
    shoes = 10

    We can then solve the second equation for the (man + whistle) value:

    shoes + (man + whistle) + (man + whistle) = 20
    10 + 2(man + whistle) = 20
    2(man + whistle) = 10
    man + whistle = 5

    Then we solve the third equation for the whistle:

    (man + whistle) + 2(whistles) + 2(whistles) = 13
    5 + 4(whistles) = 13
    4(whistles) = 8
    whistle = 2

    We also need to solve for the value of the man:

    man + whistle = 5
    man + 2 = 5
    man = 3

    Now we can evaluate the final expression, remembering the order of operations that multiplication should be evaluated before addition:

    shoes + (man) x (whistle) = ?

    10 + 3 x 2
    = 10 + 3 x 2
    = 10 + 6
    = 16
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    Playing With A Book Riddle

    10. Remember pages of a book are double-sided.

    7+8, 99+100, 101+102, 221+222, 223+224s.
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    The Older Twin Brother

    It's all because the clocks went back. Samuel Peterson was born on 1.39am on Sunday, November 6. His brother Ronan, meanwhile, was born 31 minutes later, but by then daylight saving hours had ended, and the clock was turned back one hour.

    So while Ronan was in a sense born at 2:10 am on November 6, his official time of birth is actually 1:10 am.
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    Tell Us What You See

    Hint: Stare at the white contrast.
    Man's face wearing a hat
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