Good Luck Solving These 4 Fun Riddles

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Depending on how you felt about math in school, that could be a good thing or a bad thing – but either way, these riddles will get those brain juices flowing!

#4. Eight eights.

#3. Fathers and sons.

#2. Shipping boxes.

#1. Ages and stages.

Continue reading for your answers!

#4. How can you add eight 8’s to get the number 1,000?

#3. Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly 3 eggs, each person had an egg. How?

#2. A merchant can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into a carton for shipping. In one shipment, he sent a total of 96 boxes. If there are more large boxes than small boxes, how many cartons did he ship?

#1. A salesman walks up to house and knocks on the door. A woman answers, and he asks her how many children she has and their ages.

She gives him 3 hints:

1. If you multiply the 3 children’s ages, you get 36.

2. If you add up the children’s ages, the sum is the number on the house next door.

3. The oldest of the 3 plays piano.

The first two hints are not enough to solve the riddle.

Thanks for playing along!