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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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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.

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## 2 4 12 48 240 Riddle

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240. To get the number, multiply the previous number in the series by its position. 48 is in the 5th position, so 48 ï¿½ 5 = 240

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## Five Hundred Riddle

Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it, Five in the middle is seen; First of all figures, the first of all letters, Take up their stations between. Join all together, and then you will bring Before you the name of an eminent king. Who am I?

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## Equals Eight Riddle

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Mirror one of the threes and put it and the other three together to get an eight.

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## Four And Five Riddle

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## Twenty In The Pool

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## Match The Number Of Letters

This can be a little tricky if you misread the riddle. There's a little known fact in this once you've found the answer. Also being that the answers are limited, it's recommended to challenge yourself and begin the timer to solve this in under 30 seconds.

Spell me out and I am the number of a month in which I also match the number of letters exactly of this month. What am I?

Hint: There are only 12 months

## How Can It Be True Riddle

How can it be? Half of nine is one plus three?

How can it be true? Half of eleven is 4 plus 2?

Now can you see? Half of 3 is also 3.

How can it be true? Half of eleven is 4 plus 2?

Now can you see? Half of 3 is also 3.

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Ancient Roman numerals. IX - "Cut" it in half and you get IV

XI- "Cut" it in half and you get VI

III- "Cut" it in half and you get also III

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XI- "Cut" it in half and you get VI

III- "Cut" it in half and you get also III

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## The Number Pattern Riddle

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31131211131221.

Each line, excluding the first, describes the one before it.

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11 <---describes 1st line, read as "one 1"

21 <---describes 2nd line, read as "two 1's"

1211 <---describes 3rd line, read as "one 2 two 1's"

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Each line, excluding the first, describes the one before it.

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11 <---describes 1st line, read as "one 1"

21 <---describes 2nd line, read as "two 1's"

1211 <---describes 3rd line, read as "one 2 two 1's"

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## The Four Digit Number Riddle

Can you find the four digit number in which the first digit is one fourth of the last digit, the second digit is 6 times the first digit, and the third digit is the second digit plus 3?

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