** FUNNY MATH RIDDLES**

Math riddles are a great way to enrich kids' knowledge. It is beneficial for kids to stay fit both mentally and physically and math riddles for kids are a way to exercise their minds in the funniest and in a tricky way.

These interesting math riddles are one of the trickiest ways to approach the subject. Here are some math riddles for kids with answers:

**1.** If you add a number to the number itself, multiply it by 4, and divide the product by 8, you will get the same number again. What is that number ?

**ANSWER :** Any Number

**2.** If Mary has seven daughters, and each has a brother, how many kids does Mary have ?

**ANSWER :** Eight - One Boy and Seven Girls

**3. **If seven people meet each other and each shakes hands only once with each of the others, how many handshakes will there have been ?

**ANSWER :** 21 Handshakes

**4.** Three times of which number is no greater than two times the same number ?

**ANSWER :** 0

**5.** How many sides can you see in a circle ?

**ANSWER : **Two Sides - Inside and Outside

**6. **If it is given than 81 x 9 = 801, how can you make this equation true ?

**ANSWER :** You need to flip your page upside down, and the equation will be true. Because 108 = 6 x 18

**7.** Two children leave for school. One leaves fifteen minutes before the other; however, they cross each other in the school parking lot. Which child is nearer to the school ?

**ANSWER :** Both the children are at the same distance from their school, as they are at the same place at the same time

**8.** If two math books were complaining, what would they say to each other ?

**ANSWER :** I have way too many problems

**9. **Isabella has a big family of twenty cousins, ten uncles and ten aunts. Now each cousin has an aunt who is not Isabella's aunt. Who is that aunt ?

**ANSWER :** The aunt is Isabella's mother

**10.** When Harry was six years old, his little sister Mary was half his age. How old will Mary be when Harry is forty years old ?

**ANSWER :** She will be thirty-seven years old

**11.** What will be the next number in this pattern 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, . . .

**ANSWER :** 21

**12. **If one bag has one pound of cotton and another bag has one pound of iron, which one do you think will be heavier ?

**ANSWER :** Both will weight the same - One Pound

**13.** Name a 3D shape that looks the same as your favorite ice cream ?

**ANSWER :** Cone

**14.** Name the shape that has no angles but is not a circle. Hint: It looks like an egg.

**ANSWER :** Oval

**15.** Tom said that, in two years, his age would be twice as old as he was exactly five years ago. What is Tom's age now ?

**ANSWER :** Tom is twelve years old; in two years, he will be fourteen, which is twice when he was seven years old

**16.** If four chairs can ben made by four men in four hours, how many chairs can be made by eight men in eight hours ?

**ANSWER :** Sixteen chairs

**17.** If you are given three positive numbers and have been asked to add them and then multiply them, the result will be the same. Mention these numbers

**ANSWER :** 1, 2 and 3

**18.** How many bubbles will be left if Tom blows 18 bubbles in a fair, pops 5, eats 4, and pops 9 and blows 1 ?

**ANSWER :** One

**19. **If I am a number who has a couple of friends, which number am I ?

**ANSWER :** Three

**20. **What is it that a sphere has three of, a circle has only two of, and a point has none ?

**ANSWER :** Dimensions

**21.** If you add 5 to 9, how will you get 2 ?

**ANSWER :** If you add 5 hours to 9 a.m., you will get 2 p.m.

**22.** How many time can you subtract five from the number 25 ?

**ANSWER :** Only one, because the moment you subtract five from 25, it is no longer 25, it becomes 20.

**23.** If two's a couple and three's a crowd, what are four and five ?

**ANSWER :** 9

**24. **Which number keeps going up and never reduces ?

**ANSWER :** Your age

**25.** If your and your neighbor's house numbers are written in reverse, and the difference in the house numbers ends in two, what are the house numbers ?

**ANSWER :** 19 and 91

**26.** It is 9 am now. Rita studies for 2 hours, takes a bath for 1 hour, and then has lunch for 1 hour. How many hours are left before 9 am tomorrow ?

**ANSWER :** 20 hours

**27.** If you multiply this number by any other number, the answer will always be the same. What is the number ?

**ANSWER :** Zero

**28.** In two years, Tom will be twice as old as he was five years ago. How old is Tom ?

**ANSWER : **12

**29. **What are four consecutive prime numbers that, when added, equal 220 ?

**ANSWER :** 220 = 47 + 53 + 59 + 61

**30. **How can you add eight 8's to get the number 1,000 ?

**ANSWER :** 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1, 000

**31.** The two numbers opposite each other is always 21 in this figure.

**ANSWER :** 15 + 6 = 21

**32.** How can you get 100 using four sevens and a one ?

**ANSWER :** ( 7 + 7 ) * ( 7 + ( 1 / 7) ) = 100

**33. ** If two's company and three's a crowd, what are four and five ?

**ANSWER :** 9

**34.** What did one math book say to the other math book ?

**ANSWER :** Do you want to hear my problems ?

**35.** What did the triangle say to the circle ?

**ANSWER : **You're pointless

**36. **What is the maximum possible number of times you can subtract number 5 from number 25 ?

**ANSWER :** Only once, is because when you subtract 5 from 25, it becomes number 20, then 15, etc.,

**37.** I add five to nine and get two. The answer is correct, but how ?

**ANSWER :** When it is 9 p.m., add 5 hours to it and you will get 2 p.m.

**38.** Using only addition, how can you add eight 8's to get the number 1,000 ?

**ANSWER :** 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1, 000

**39.** What can you put between a 7 and an 8 so that the result is greater than a seven, but less than an eight ?

**ANSWER :** A decimal because 7.8 is greater than 7, but less than 8.

**40.** What is the smallest even number ?

**ANSWER** : 0

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