Math Riddles


Question: Joe deals himself and his friend John some cards from a deck of cards (not the same amount). If John gives Joe some cards Joe will have 4 times as many cards as John. If Joe gives John the same number of cards he will have 3 times as many cards as John.

How many cards does each man have and how many cards do they trade?

Question: How can you add 8 8's to make 1000?

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: 2 men catch 2 fish in 2 minutes. At this rate, how many men could catch 500 fish in 500 minutes?

Question: If 1/2 of 5 is 3, then what is 1/3 of 10?