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Laibah Basham
Laibah Basham
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Math Brainteasers
Published On Oct 30th 2013
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I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?
Answer: Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’).
Using only addition, how do you add eight 8’s and get the number 1000?
Answer: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000
Sally is 54 years old and her mother is 80, how many years ago was Sally’s mother three times her age?
Answer: 41 years ago, when Sally was 13 and her mother was 39.
Which 3 numbers have the same answer whether they’re added or multiplied together?
Answer: 1, 2 and 3.
There is a basket containing 5 apples, how do you divide the apples among 5 children so that each child has 1 apple while 1 apple remains in the basket?
Answer: 4 children get 1 apple each while the fifth child gets the basket with the remaining apple still in it.
There is a three digit number. The second digit is four times as big as the third digit, while the first digit is three less than the second digit. What is the number?
Answer: 141
What word looks the same backwards and upside down?
Answer: SWIMS
Two girls were born to the same mother, at the same time, on the same day, in the same month and in the same year and yet somehow they’re not twins. Why not?
Answer: Because there was a third girl, which makes them triplets!
A ship anchored in a port has a ladder which hangs over the side. The length of the ladder is 200cm, the distance between each rung in 20cm and the bottom rung touches the water. The tide rises at a rate of 10cm an hour. When will the water reach the fifth rung?
Answer: The tide raises both the water and the boat so the water will never reach the fifth rung.
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Comments 22
Laibah Lol Laibah
Mar 9th 2015
rameen Math champ!!!!!!!! Rameen
Jan 5th 2015
mohammad uzair Stupid this ever what the hell Mohammad Uzair
Nov 16th 2014
Laibah Hehe.......:) Laibah
Jun 4th 2014
Tooba Gr8 it really teased my brain Tooba
May 12th 2014
M. It teased my brain M.
May 10th 2014
M. It teased my brain M.
May 10th 2014
Laibah Thx and i dont understand what you mean amna Laibah
Dec 23rd 2013
Dec 13th 2013
Raweeha I like it because it can prove my math...thanks alot Raweeha
Dec 3rd 2013
KHAN Good one but also bad one Khan
Dec 1st 2013
Emel Nice! Emel
Nov 29th 2013
Laibah Thankyou Laibah
Nov 23rd 2013
Duaa Wonderful bt let us answer the riddles Duaa
Nov 7th 2013
Maryam Or Mental Attack To Human Senses (MATHS). well questions really teased my brain a lot. Maryam
Nov 6th 2013
Laibah Thank you three and i will gulnoor Laibah
Nov 4th 2013
Gul Noor Thanx , laiba n plzzzzzzzzz accept my friend request:) Gul Noor
Nov 2nd 2013
Bushra Your welcome and you are a 1derful girl Bushra
Nov 2nd 2013
ajwa Nice einstine Ajwa
Nov 2nd 2013
Laibah Hehehe gul noor ur funny. and thanks bushra Laibah
Nov 2nd 2013
Bushra Nice riddles maths girl. luv your riddle style and will always Bushra
Nov 1st 2013
Gul Noor I cudn't guess one of them as i hate math!!!it stands 4:Mental Abuse To Humans(math) OR Mental Abuse To Healthy Students(math"S") Gul Noor
Nov 1st 2013

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