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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    What Are Your Chances?

    Hint:
    0%. No matter which answer you choose you are incorrect. All of the answers create a logic loop.
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    How Many Children?

    Hint:
    He has 5 children, all of the daughters have the same 1 brother.
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    3000 Apples

    Hint:
    833 apples.

    Step one: First you want to make 3 trips of 1,000 apples 333 miles. You will be left with 2,001 apples and 667 miles to go.

    Step two: Next you want to take 2 trips of 1,000 apples 500 miles. You will be left with 1,000 apples and 167 miles to go (you have to leave an apple behind).

    Step three: Finally, you travel the last 167 miles with one load of 1,000 apples and are left with 833 apples in Bananaville.
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    What Weighs More?

    Hint:
    They both weigh a ton.
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    A Man In New York City

    Hint:
    When he gets on the subway it is 6 stops away from the end of the line (end of the track). So when it reaches this point it begins to work backwards. So when it goes back one stop he has traveled 7 stops but is only 5 away from where he began.
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    Figure Out The Sequence

    Hint: Each number describes the previous number.
    The next number it: 13112221. Each number describes the previous number. Starting with 1, the second line describes it 11 (one 1). Then the third line describes 11 as 21 (two 1's). Then the fourth line describes 21 as 1211 (one 2, one 1). This is the pattern.
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    Telephone Pad

    Hint:
    Zero
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    Positive Numbers

    Hint:
    1, 2, and 3.
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    Closed Areas Riddle

    Hint:
    4

    Look at how many closed areas there are.

    9999 has 4 closed areas (the top of the '9')
    8888 has 8 closed areas, the top and bottom parts of the 8 and there are no other digits
    1816 has 3 closed areas, (top and bottom of 8 and bottom of 6, and it has 2 other digits ( 3*2=6)
    1212 has 0 closed areas,(0*4=0)
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