**20 MATH RIDDLES FOR KIDS | STARTUP **

I have collected 20 easy math riddles for kids. Compete with your family and try to guess an answer!

**1.**There are four oranges and you take three. How many do you have ?

**Answer**: You will have three oranges

**2.**A family has five sons, each of them has a sister. How many kids does a family have in total ?

**Answer**: The family has six kids - five sons have one common sister

**3.**You have three ostriches on your farm laying three eggs in three minutes. How many ostriches do you need to produce 700 eggs in 700 minutes ?

**Answer**: Only three. You don't need additional birds because three ostriches lay eggs at a fixed pace

**4.**Two math books complain to each other. What do they tell each other ?

**Answer**: I have so many problems

**5.**A half is a third of it. What is it ?

**Answer**: 1 1/2

**6.**I am an odd number. Take an alphabet away from me and I become even. Who I am ?

**Answer**: Seven (Seven - S = Even)

**7.**Using only addition, how can you add eight 8's to get the number 1000 ?

**Answer**: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

**8.**There is an empty basket, three feet in diameter and one foot deep. How many oranges can you put in this empty basket ?

**Answer**: Just one. As long as you put something in an empty basket, it's not empty anymore

**9.**Isabella has a huge family: 20 cousins, ten aunts and ten uncles. Each counsin has an aunt who's not Isabella's. How is that possible ?

**Answer**: This aunt is Isabella's mom

**10.**This number can be positive or negative, and it starts with I and ends with R. What is this number ?

**Answer**: It's an Integer

**11.**What should you place between 3 and 4 to make it bigger than 3 but smaller than 4 ?

**Answer**: It's a decimal point: 3.4

**12.**How many time can you subtract 5 from 25 ?

**Answer**: You can subtract it only once. 25 - 5 = 20, and it's no longer 25. if you keep on, you will subtract 5 from 20, then 15, and so on. None of these numbers is 25 anymore.

**13.**Mom baked 24 cookies for six kids. How many cookies does each of them get ?

**Answer**: Each kid will get four cookies

**14.**A triangle is very rude. What does it say to circle ?

**Answer**: You're pointless

**15.**Bees love geometry. What's their favorite figure ?

**Answer**: It's a Hexagon

**16.**It's round, but it's not a circle and looks like an egg. What is it ?

**Answer**: It's an Oval

**17.**If a dozen eggs cost $0.12, how many eggs can you buy for a dollar ?

**Answer**: You can buy 100 eggs

**18.**How can you add eight fours together so the total adds up to 500 ?

**Answer**: 444 + 44 + 4 + 4 + 4 = 500

**19.**If four men can build four tables in four hours, how many can eight men build in eight hours ?

**Answer**: 16 Tables

**20.**You have two U.S coins with a total value of 30 cents. One of them is not a nickel. What are the two coins ?

**Answer**: One is a quarter and one is a nickel

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