# 16 Brain Teasers That Will Keep Your Mind Sharp

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Your brain is more fat than muscle (fun fact) but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be kept in shape! The more you use it, the sharper it is, and brain teasers are a great and fun way to stay on top of your skills.

Here are 16 brain teasers that are ready to make you think pretty darn hard!

## 16. Missing Numbers

In each grid, add the top number to the one in the center to get the number on the left.

Then add the center number to the one on the bottom to get the number on the right.

## 15. Bees and Flowers

Answer: 4 bees and 3 flowers

LOST / FOUND
COOL / WARM
FAR / NEAR
FRESH / STALE

## 8. Happy Birthday!

Answer: Monday: John; Tuesday: George; Wednesday: Abe; Thursday: Millard; Friday: William.

## 7. Hidden Fruits

Answer: Mango (man goes), lemon (little money), plum (cheap lumber), ­lychee (really cheeky), pear (escape artist).

## 5. Simple Maths.

Answer: A = 1, B = 4, C = 8, D = 12, E = 17, F = 5, G = 16, H = 21, I = 18

1. Astronomer
2. Debit card
3. Garbage man

## 3. The Chip-In

Answer: \$40 (\$4 each split among ten friends or \$5 each split among eight friends)

## 2. Don’t Break Your Brain

Answer: 4. The number at the center of each triangle is equal to the sum of the numbers at its base multiplied by the number at its apex. For example, (8 + 3) x 2 = 22.