Math riddles

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100

When Grant was 8, his brother was half his age. Now, Grant is 14. How old is his brother?

His brother is 10. Half of 8 is 4, so Grant’s brother is 4 years younger. This means when Grant is 14, his brother is still 4 years younger, so he’s 10.

100

Name the exercise:

Push up

100

What is the name of a shape that has five sides?

pentagon

100

When is Catherine's birthday?

January 3rd

100

How many months of the year have 28 days?

All of them

200

Two fathers and 2 sons spent the day fishing, but only caught 3 fish. This was enough for each of them to have one fish. How is this possible?

There were only 3 people fishing. There was one father, his son, and his son's son. This means there were 2 fathers and 2 sons, since one of them is a father and a son.

200

Name the exercise:

Squat

200

What is the perimeter of a square with sides 3cm?

12cm

3+3+3+3 = 12

200

Name 3 citrus fruits

Tangerine, orange, lime, lemon, grapefruit, pomelo, others

200

What has hands and a face, but can’t hold anything or smile?

A clock

300

Mrs. Brown has 5 daughters. Each of these daughters has a brother. How many children does Mrs. Brown have?

They have 6 children. Each daughter has the same brother. There are 5 daughters and 1 son.

300

Name the exercise:

Pull up

300

What is 2064 divided by 8?

258

300

What is cow meat called?

beef

300

If you don’t keep me, I’ll break. What am I?

A promise

400

It’s raining at midnight, but the forecast for tomorrow and the next day is clear. Will there be sunny weather in 48 hours?

No, it won’t be sunny because it will be dark out. In 48 hours, it will be midnight again.

400

Name the exercise:

Sit up

400

What is the name of the shape that has seven sides?

Heptagon

400

name 3 extinct animals

Answers may vary

400

I have a tail and a head, but no body. What am I?

A coin

500

Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?

Neither—they both weigh a ton.

500

Name three rules of Mr. Pavel's class

- sit on the green at the start of the lesson

- respect others

- raise your hand

- leave the lesson only when asked

- be a good friend

- share the balls

500

name three types of angles

obtuse, right, acute

500

What is chocolate made from?

Cocoa beans

500

What has keys but can't open locks?

A piano