As much as Math poses a challenge for most people, Math riddles are different.
Unlike conventional mathematical problems, Math riddles are a game of trickery and fun.
Like most riddles, you will be directed to think otherwise only to find the solution to the riddles right within the riddle itself!
This article features some of the best, handpicked Math riddles for you to play, enjoy and have fun by yourself or with people close to you.
If you are looking for the best math riddles to challenge yourself or your kids, let’s get started.
Easy and Hard Math Riddles and Puzzles
1. Odd Even Numbers
Riddle: What is the easiest way to get an even number from Seven?
Answer: Remove the S
2. Addition, Subtraction Riddle
Riddle: How do you get the number 4 from 5 without adding or subtracting any number from it?
Answer: Truncate the first and last letters F.IV.E and you will get IV
3. Algebra Math Riddle
Riddle: Which number would you add to itself, multiply by 4 then divide the results by 8 to get the very same number?
Answer: Any number
4. Easy Math Riddle for Kids
Riddle: If you buy a dozen eggs and decided to eat an egg a day. How long will it take you to finish all the eggs?
Answer: Just Twelve days
5. Complex Math Riddle for Kids
Riddle: How many times can you subtract 3 from the number 9?
Answer: Once and it will not be 9 anymore
6. Eight Eights Thousand
Riddle: How do you write eight eights that add up to one thousand?
Answer: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8
7. Roman Numbers
Riddle: Who is a fan of Roman numeral riddles and jokes?
Answer: I for one am a huge fan
8. Writing Roman Numbers
Riddle: How do you write 1, 1000, 51, 6 and 500 in Roman numerals?
Answer: IM LIVID
9. Using Roman Numerical
Riddle: How do you write high five using Roman numbers?
10. Fun Math Riddles
Riddle: Which Roman numerals just CLIX?
Answer: The number 159
11. The Riddle of Xi
Riddle: Which Roman numerals you can land in jail if you decide to criticize it?
12. How Old is She?
Riddle: I am five times older than my daughter. At the age of 20, I was twice older than her. How old is my daughter?
Answer: She is 10 years old
13. Math and Logic Riddle
Riddle: I bought 10 pens at $10 and 3 books at $1 each. How much did I spend?
14. Trick Riddle for Teenagers
Riddle: If my cockerel lays an egg a day and I decide to eat an egg after every three days. How many eggs will I have at the end of 30 days?
Answer: None. Cockerels are male and don’t lay eggs
15. The Number 9
Riddle: How many nines are there between one and one hundred?
16. Math Textbook Says
Riddle: What does a math textbook say to a Science textbook on the shelves?
Answer: I have lots of problems
17. Riddle of the Mist
Riddle: Misty is a mist in the sky. Every one hour, she doubles in the size it covers. In the 5th hour, she covered the whole sky. In which hour was misty covering only half of the sky?
Answer: 4th hour.
18. Double Digits, Single Digit
Riddle: Which two numbers will yield a double-digit when added and a single-digit when multiplied?
Answer: One and Nine
19. The Shark in the Sea
Riddle: What grade did the Shark get in the math test?
20. Addition Puzzle
Riddle: How do you make 1+9+1=150 with little effort?
Answer: Tweak the first + to make it look like 4 and you will get 149+1=150
21. Boiling an Egg
Riddle: If it takes 10 minutes to boil 2 eggs, how long will it take to boil a single egg?
Answer: 10 minutes
22. The 10 Centimeters Ruler
Riddle: How long will be 10 centimeters ruler be when viewed using a microscope that magnifies objects 10 times?
Answer: It will still be ten centimeters
23. Mathematical Loopholes
Riddle: What will you get when you multiply 10 (people) by -2?
Answer: 20 people. Ignore the negative sign
24. The Mass of Sand and Feathers
Riddle: What carries more weight between a kilogram of feathers and a kilogram of sand?
Answer: They carry the same weight
25. Geometry Riddle
Riddle: What do geometry teachers like to eat?
26. A Teacher’s Problem
Riddle: Which subject has teachers with the most exes?
Answer: Math because most problems ask you to solve for X
27. The Math Teacher
Riddle: Which teacher has the most problems at any given time?
Answer: Math teacher
28. The Square Root
Riddle: What type of roots do plants in math class grow?
Answer: Square roots
29. Math Siblings
Riddle: What do two friends who love math call each other?
30. The Classical Logic
Riddle: If five people met and shook each other’s hands only once. How many handshakes were there in total?
There you have our complete list of math riddles.
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