Math riddles with simple answers


Think of a number. Double it. Add ten. Half it. Take away the number you started with. What is your number?
Your number is 5.
81.65 %
45 votes

Create a number using only the digits 4,4,3,3,2,2,1 and 1. So I can only be eight digits. You have to make sure the ones are separated by one digit, the twos are separated by two digits the threes are separated with three digits and the fours are separated by four digits.
81.36 %
72 votes

Farmer Brown came to town with some watermelons. He sold half of them plus half a melon and found that he had one whole melon left. How many melons did he take to town?
Easy, three melons.
79.75 %
47 votes

How do you make the number 7 an even number without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division?
Drop the "S".
79.60 %
53 votes

On the first day they cover one quarter of the total distance. The next day they cover one quarter of what is left. The following day they cover two fifths of the remainder and on the fourth day half of the remaining distance. The group now have 14 miles left, how many miles have they walked?
68.962962 miles
79.60 %
53 votes
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