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Math is a part of our lives in almost every way. Check out these interesting facts about math that show why it's the "universal language":
  • The mathematical tool, the wheel, is believed to be first used around 3000 BC.
  • 3000 BC is also the period in which the Ancient Egyptians started using numerals. As evidenced in their hieroglyphics.
  • Fahrenheit invented his thermometer in 1718. Thermometers are mathematical tools used to measure temperature, and of course are still used widely present-day.
  • The first evidence of counting dates back more than 52,000 years and is attributed to the Neanderthal man.
  • Galileo one of the most famous mathematicians, was born in 1564.
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    Number Riddles
    Are you a math wizard who loves to solve number riddles? Let our exciting math riddles rack your brain with one of the most comprehensive collections you can find online.

    Located on this page are some very easy math questions in the form of riddle, and some very thought-provoking math riddles to complete as well. To solve them most advantageously you must read through the problem and try to think about them in as many different ways that you can force your mind to. This is where the mental exercise and brain development starts to kick in!

    Think you're ready to take on these challenging math puzzles? The newest problems are at the top, and the solutions to each problem are below the questions.

    Also, math buffs remember to check back here frequently for the new and engaging mathematical puzzles we add on a regular basis.

    16 06 68 Riddle

    Answer: 87


    If you look at the upside down you will see that the series is actually

    86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91

    So the answer is 87.
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    You Start With 1000 Riddle

    If you said 5000 you're wrong! The answer is 4100, how?

    1000 + 40 = 1040
    1040 + 1000 + 30 = 2070
    2070 + 1000 + 20 = 3090
    3090 + 1000 = 4090
    4090 + 10 = 4100
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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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    Find Those Missing Numbers Riddle

    The number missing on the left is 8 and the one on right is 7.

    The pattern:
    The number in the center of triangle is the square root of the sum of the numbers sitting outside on the corners.

    10 + 22 + 4 = 36
    Square Root of 36 = 6

    In the same manner:

    10 + 42 + 12 = 64
    Square Root of 64 = 8

    12 + 22 + 15 = 49
    Square Root of 49 = 7
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    The Correct Number Riddle


    Tables consist of squares of the number from 4 to 12.
    11^2 = 121.
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    19 And 20 Riddle

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    Can You Find The Mistake?

    Hint: Read carefully.
    Mistake is spelled incorrectly.
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    My First Half Means Container

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    David Is 6 Years Old Riddle

    David: 6
    Lauren: 3
    David is 3 years older than Lauren.
    So when David is 100 Lauren is 97.

    Answer: 97
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    1500 Plus 20 And 1600 Minus 40 Riddle

    When you are using military time!
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