# What are some good math riddles?

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## What are some good math riddles?

**Math Riddles for Kids**

- Which month has 28 days? …
- What number goes up and doesn’t come back down? …
- If there are 4 apples and you take away 3, how many do you have? …
- If eggs are $0.12 a dozen, how many eggs can you get for a dollar? …
- How did the soccer fan know before the game that the score would be 0-0?

## Which number can make everyone stand up?

Answer: The answer to this math riddle is 21. You probably just guessed to answer this math riddle, which is fine, but you can also work it out algebraically. The two-digit number ab stands for 10a + b since the first digit represents 10s and the second represents units.

## How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4?

What is the answer to How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4 riddle? The answer is IV. If you remove the first and last letter from world FIVE, you are left with IV which is roman number for 4. 2.

## How many pounds does an odd little fish weigh?

In an odd little town, there was an odd little stream, with odd little fish in an odd little team. A stranger approached a local fisherman, And asked him how much his odd little fish weighed. The odd little man replied: All the fish in this stream weigh exactly 1/2 of a pound plus 1/2 of a fish.

## What has a ring but no fingers?

A lot of users have been wondering why is the answer to the riddle is the telephone. Taking the first line into consideration, “ring” here describes the sound a telephone makes when a call comes through.

## Is the answer 40 or 96?

The two answers to the puzzle are 40 and 96. The quick answer, therefore, is 40, arrived at by simply adding each equation with the sum from the previous equation.

## Who invented zero?

About 773 AD the mathematician Mohammed ibn-Musa al-Khowarizmi was the first to work on equations that were equal to zero (now known as algebra), though he called it ‘sifr’. By the ninth century the zero was part of the Arabic numeral system in a similar shape to the present day oval we now use.

## What loses its head in the morning?

The exact answer is A Pillow.

## How do you figure out riddles?

## What can fly without wings?

The answer to the “what flies without wings” riddle is “time”.

## What has the neck but no head?

The answer to the “who is that with a neck and no head” riddle is “a shirt”. There you have it!

## How can you add 8 to get 1000?

## How can number 4 Be half of 5?

Answer. ➡️ In the “modern” recreation of Roman numerals, the letters IV stand for the number four. The I represents one, the V represents five, and, so it was thought, putting the I before V meant one less than five, or four. Since IV is half the letters of the word FIVE, they represent “half” of FIVE.

## Where is the other dollar?

The short answer: There is no missing dollar. The men spent $27. Of which $25 went on the room and $2 went to the light fingered bell boy. You can not add the $2 the bellboy has to the $27 the men spent as this $2 actually comes out of the $27 the men spent, the other $25 going on the room.

## What has to be broken before you can use it?

An egg has to be broken before you can use it. That’s right, the answer to this tricky teaser is the humble egg.

## What can speak without a mouth?

The answer to the above riddle is, “An echo.” An echo is a reflection of your own voice. Which is why an echo can ‘speak without a mouth and hear without ears’. However, an echo is only heard when the wind conditions are optimal, so it ‘comes alive with the wind’.

## What has a lock but no door?

Keyboard has a lock but no door.

## What goes from Z to A?

The Word Zebra starts with the Letter ‘Z’ and ends with the Letter ‘A’. So, the correct answer to the riddle is Zebra.