Math Riddles


Question: When is 99 more than 100?

Question: What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone's number pad?

Question: Mr. Smith has two children. If the older child is a boy, what are the odds that the other child is also a boy?

Question: You have been given the task of transporting 3,000 apples 1,000 miles from Appleland to Bananaville. Your truck can carry 1,000 apples at a time. Every time you travel a mile towards Bananaville you must pay a tax of 1 apple but you pay nothing when going in the other direction (towards Appleland).

What is highest number of apples you can get to Bananaville?

Question: Mr. Smith has 4 daughters. Each of his daughters has a brother.

How many children does Mr. Smith have?