The best number riddles to challenge your brain?
Well, we have crafted a unique list of the best number riddles for you to play and have fun.
Most of the entries in this list are short and on to the point. And therefore are ideal for kids, teens and adults.
If you are looking for great riddles for your riddles time or something casual to play yourself or with friends and family, these number riddles are for you.
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Tricky number riddles and puzzles with answers
1. Number Riddles for Kids
Riddle: How many times can you subtract 2 from 8?
As soon as you subtract the first time, its no longer 8
2. The Integers
Riddle: What are the only two integers that result in two-digits when added and a single-digit when multiplied?
Answer: One and nine
3. Eggs Tray
Riddle: Lisa took a dozen eggs from a tray twice. How many eggs remained?
A tray means 30 and a dozen means 12.
4. Logic Riddle for Kids
Riddle: How do you make 14 + 2 = 4?
Answer: Use the clock.
14+2=16 which translates to 4 o’clock
5. Clock Chime Intervals
Riddle: If a clock chimes 6 times in 5 minutes, how many times will it chime in 10 minutes?
Answer: 11 times.
The clock will chime once every minute starting after one minute which is the second minute.
6. Addition Subtraction Dilemma
Riddle: When you add six and four you get ten. But when you add six and ten you get four. How is this possible?
Answer: It is possible when you use a clock
7. The Clock’s Arms
Riddle: How many times do clock arms overlap in a day? (Hint: only a genius will get this)
Answer: Twenty-two times.
For am the arms will overlap at these times:
As for pm the arms will overlap at these times:
8. Divide 10 by Half
Riddle: What do you get when you take 10 and divide it by half?
Most people will say it’s 5
9. Even Numbers
Riddle: What is the easiest way to get an even number from seven?
Answer: Remove the S from seven and you remain with even
10. A Kilogram of Feathers vs Sand
Riddle: If a kid struggles to lift a kilogram of feathers. What is the likelihood of the kid lifting a kilogram of sand?
Answer: Very likely.
The weight is the same, one kilogram
11. An Egg a Day
Riddle: If I buy a dozen eggs and decide to eat one egg for breakfast every day. How long will the eggs last?
Answer: Just 12 days
12. Easy Number Riddles
Riddle: What is the easiest way to get number 4 from FIVE?
Answer: Truncate the first and the last letters to get F.IV.E. IV is roman number for 4
13. Roman Number Riddles
Riddle: Are you a fan of Roman numbers?
Answer: I for one am a huge fan
14. Roman Numerical Riddle
Riddle: Which Roman numerical if criticized in China can land you in trouble?
Answer: XI, the president
15. The 9’s Between 0 and 100
Riddle: How many 9’s are there between 0 and 100?
16. The Rate of Growth
Riddle: In Lake Victoria, there is a variety of water hyacinth that doubles its size every other day. If it has taken 50 days to cover the whole lake, how many days did it take to cover half the lake?
Answer: 49 days
17. One Kilogram and Half
Riddle: One brick is one kilogram and half a brick heavy. What is the weight of one brick?
Answer: Two Kilograms
18. The Correct Equation
Riddle: How would you arrange 2, 3, 4, 5, + and = to make an equation that is correct?
19. Coin Tossing Probability
Riddle: If you tossed a coin 5 times and you always get head. What are the chances of getting head when you toss it the 6th time?
20. Number Riddles II
Riddle: How do you make 1+9+1=150 true with the least effort?
Answer: Add a line at the top of the first + to make it 149+1=150
21. Good Riddle for Kids
Riddle: What is heavier between a kilogram of sand and a kilogram of cotton wool?
Answer: They carry the same weight
22. Funny Number Riddles IV
Riddle: What Roman number just CLIX?
23. The Algebra
Riddle: When added to itself, multiplied by four then divided by eight you end up with the same number?
Answer: All number
24. Writing in Roman Numbers
Riddle: How do you write 1, 1000, 51, 6 and 500 in Roman numbers?
Answer: IM LIVID
25. Boiling an Egg
Riddle: If it takes 16 minutes to boil 4 eggs. How long will it take to boil two eggs?
Answer: Same 16 minutes
26. Playing with Numbers
Riddle: Which two integers will you get the same answer when you multiply them and when you divide them?
Answer: One and any other integer
27. Double Growth
Riddle: In a lake, there is a hyacinth that grows doubling its size every other day. If it covered the whole lake today, what percentage of the lake was it covering a day before?
Answer: 50 percent
28. Numbers on the Smartphone Dial Pad
Riddle: What number would you get when you multiply all the numbers on a smartphone dial?
29. Mrs. Elsa’s Height
Riddle: If Mrs. Elsa is 100 centimeters half her height. How tall is she?
Answer: She is 200 centimeters
30. Sharing Oranges
Riddle: How do you share two oranges with three siblings in that the youngest gets one orange without making the other two angry?
Answer: Give the two older siblings an orange each then ask them to give half to their younger sibling.
There you have our complete list of number riddles. I hope you had fun!
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