15 Math Riddles

1. You dig a hole that is 1*1*1 sq inches deep how much dirt is in the hole?
You dig a hole that is 1*1*1 sq inches deep how much dirt is in the hole?
2,772 ❘ about 1 year ago
2. Truck crossing the bridge
A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?
4,236 ❘ over 2 years ago
3. How is this situation possible?
A horse travels a certain distance each day. Strangely enough, two of its legs travel 30 miles each day and the other two legs travel nearly 31 miles. It would seem that two of the horse's legs must be one mile ahead of the other two legs, but of course this can't be true. Since the horse is normal, how is this situation possible?
4,062 ❘ over 2 years ago
4. How is this possible?
There are four girls, and four apples in a basket. Every girl takes an apple, Yet one apple remains in the basket. How is this possible?
6,857 ❘ over 3 years ago
5. Which triangle has a bigger area
Which triangle has a bigger area: 1. A triangle with sides measuring 300, 400, and 500. 2. A triangle with sides measuring 300, 400, and 700.
1,886 ❘ over 3 years ago
6. What is the value?
What is the value of 1/2 of 2/3 of 3/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1,000?
5,325 ❘ over 3 years ago
7. Question and Answer
James ordered a fishing rod, priced at $3.56. Unfortunately, James is an Eskimo who lives in a very remote part of Greenland and the import rules there forbid any package longer than 4 feet to be imported. The fishing rod was 4 feet and 1 inch, just a little too long, so how can the fishing rod be mailed to James without breaking the rules? Ideally James would like the fishing rod to arrive in one piece!
43,854 ❘ over 3 years ago
8. 12 pears hanging high
12 pears hanging high, 12 knights riding by, if Each Knight takes a pear, how many pears were left hanging there?
7,040 ❘ over 3 years ago
9. Numbers
What is significant about the order of these numbers : 2 3 6 7 1 9 4 5 8
25,029 ❘ over 3 years ago
10. The Babysitter
A babysitter came over one day to babysit 10 children. She decided to give them a snack. In a jar there were 10 cookies. She wants to give each one a cookie, but still keep one in the jar. How will she do it? (WITHOUT BREAKING ANY COOKIES-EACH CHILD HAS TO GET A WHOLE!)
65,582 ❘ over 3 years ago
11. The person who used it never saw it.
What is it? The person who built it sold it. The person who bought it never used it. The person who used it never saw it. What is it?
1,966 ❘ over 3 years ago
12. How many bricks?
How many 1 foot by 1 foot bricks would it take to complete a building that's 20 feet long on all four sides and 20 feet high?
2,754 ❘ over 3 years ago
13. What is significant?
What is significant about 3661 seconds past midnight on 1st January 2001?
1,307 ❘ over 4 years ago
14. Correct answer?
When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?
2,601 ❘ over 5 years ago
15. Brothers age
If a boy is 12 and his brother is 13, how is the 12 year old older than his brother?
1,824 ❘ over 6 years ago

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15 math riddles


Question and Answer
The word 'FACETIOUSLY' contains the six vowels, A-E-I-O-U and Y, in their alphabetical order. Can you find another English word that does the same?
Take some away
Take away my first letter and I am unchanged: Take away my second letter and I am unchanged: Take away all my remaining letters and I am still unchanged! What am I?
Question and Answer
There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
Question and Answer
A magician was boasting one day at how long he could hold his breath under water. His record was 6 minutes. A kid that was listening said, that's nothing, I can stay under water for 10 minutes using no types of equipment or air pockets!' The magician told the kid if he could do that, he'd give him $10,000. The kid did it and won the money. Can you figure out how?
Question and Answer
You are in a room that is completely bricked in on all four sides, including the ceiling and floor. You have nothing but a mirror and a wooden table in the room with you. How do you get out?


How much dirt?
How much dirt is in a hole 3 feet wide and 4 feet deep?
If the king sits on gold who sits on silver ?
If the king sits on gold who sits on silver ?
I have a bed but can not sleep
I have a bed but can not sleep, i have a mouth but can not speak, i have a bank but have no money ......... What am i?
Where is the white house?
If the green house is on the right side of the road, and the red house is on the left side of the road, where is the white house?
Hold the tail, While I fish for you.
Hold the tail, While I fish for you.
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