Math Riddles


Question: If you have an 11 minute and 13 minute hourglass, how can you accurately time 15 minutes?

Question: There are two planes. One is going from New York to London at a speed of 600 MPH. The other is traveling from London to New York at a speed of 500 MPH.

When the planes meet which one will be closer to London?

Question: Use the numbers 2, 3, 4 and 5 and the symbols + and = to make a true equation.

Note: Each must be used exactly once and no other numbers or symbols can be used.

Question: Little Johnny is walking home. He has $300 he has to bring home to his mom. While he is walking a man stops him and gives him a chance to double his money. The man says "I'll give you $600 if you can roll 1 die and get a 4 or above, you can roll 2 dice and get a 5 or 6 on at least one of them, or you can roll 3 dice and get a 6 on at least on die. If you don't I get your $300."

What does Johnny do to have the best chance of getting home with the money?

Question: If you randomly choose one of the following answers to this question, what is your chance of getting it right?

A) 50%
B) 25%
C) 0%
D) 25%