# MATH RIDDLES

### Fun Facts (Hints)

Different types of riddles have challenged people for centuries, here are a few facts about them that may give you some hints in solving these challenging questions:
• Riddles in math are used by math teachers in many different cultures.
• Many teachers promote the idea that giving students mathematical riddles helps to encourage their pupils to think more creatively and strategically.
• These riddles are considered especially helpful in classrooms where students have emotional problems, as it pulls them away from their problems, and forces them to think creatively about what is before them.
• Detectives are sometimes forced to solve riddles involving math when searching for psychopaths and serial killers.
• Math riddles are used at home by many parents seeking to help their students become more engaged in their math schoolwork/homework.

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## Bike Wheel Riddle

Hint:
21
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Solved: 40%

## Chocolate Pie Riddle

Hint:
3.14159265.
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Solved: 48%

## The Nonstop Trains Riddle

Hint:
100 miles (60+40)
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Solved: 73%

## Snake Math Riddle

Hint:
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Solved: 75%

## I Am A Polygon

Hint:
I am a Pentagon
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Solved: 75%

## Taking Cups Away

Hint:
One, as that is the only one you took away and that is all that you have. The rest still remain where there were.
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Solved: 100%

Hint:
One hundred pennies!
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Solved: 60%

## Eight Eights

Hint:
888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000.
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Solved: 62%

## 2 Fathers And 2 Sons Riddle

Hint:
One of the 'fathers' is also a grandfather. Therefore the other father is both a son and a father to the grandson.

In other words, the one father is both a son and a father.
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Solved: 73%

## Carefully Counting Kids

Hint:
Mary
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Solved: 94%

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