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## Math Jokes and Riddles

(answers below)

1) Why was six afraid of seven?

2) Why did the girl wear glasses during math class?

3) What geometric figure is like a lost parrot?

4) What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?

5) What does the zero say to the eight?

6) What was T. rex's favorite number?

7) What snakes are good at doing sums?

8) Why did the two 4's skip lunch?

9) A woman has seven daughters, and each daughter has a brother. How many children does the woman have all together?

10) Why was the math book sad?

11) What kind of meals do math teachers eat?

12) What did the tree say to the math teacher?

13) Why did the student do multiplication problems on the floor?

14) If you had 8 apples in one hand and 5 apples in the other, what would you have?

15) What is a mathematician's favorite dessert?

16) How can you make seven even?

17) What has eight legs and eight eyes?

TEACHER: "What's 2n plus 2n?"

STUDENT: "I don't know, it's 4n to me!"

TEACHER: "What is 12 and 14?".

STUDENT: "Numbers"

1) Because seven ate nine

2) Because it improves di-vison

3) A polygon

4) Pumpkin pi

5) Nice belt

6) Eight

7) Adders

8) They already 8

9) She has eight children

10) Because it had too many problems

11) Square meals

12) Gee,-I'm-a-tree

13) The teacher told her not to use tables

14) Really big hands

15) Pi

16) Take away the "s"

17) Eight pirates

2) Why did the girl wear glasses during math class?

3) What geometric figure is like a lost parrot?

4) What do you get if you divide the circumference of a jack-o-lantern by its diameter?

5) What does the zero say to the eight?

6) What was T. rex's favorite number?

7) What snakes are good at doing sums?

8) Why did the two 4's skip lunch?

9) A woman has seven daughters, and each daughter has a brother. How many children does the woman have all together?

10) Why was the math book sad?

11) What kind of meals do math teachers eat?

12) What did the tree say to the math teacher?

13) Why did the student do multiplication problems on the floor?

14) If you had 8 apples in one hand and 5 apples in the other, what would you have?

15) What is a mathematician's favorite dessert?

16) How can you make seven even?

17) What has eight legs and eight eyes?

TEACHER: "What's 2n plus 2n?"

STUDENT: "I don't know, it's 4n to me!"

TEACHER: "What is 12 and 14?".

STUDENT: "Numbers"

**:**__ANSWERS__1) Because seven ate nine

2) Because it improves di-vison

3) A polygon

4) Pumpkin pi

5) Nice belt

6) Eight

7) Adders

8) They already 8

9) She has eight children

10) Because it had too many problems

11) Square meals

12) Gee,-I'm-a-tree

13) The teacher told her not to use tables

14) Really big hands

15) Pi

16) Take away the "s"

17) Eight pirates

## Brain Teasers

(answers below)

1) I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?

2) Using only addition, how do you add eight 8’s and get the number 1000?

3) Sally is 54 years old and her mother is 80, how many years ago was Sally’s mother

three times her age?

4) Which 3 numbers have the same answer whether they’re added or multiplied together?

5) There is a basket containing 5 apples, how do you divide the apples among 5 children so that each child has 1 apple while 1 apple remains in the basket?

6) There is a three digit number. The second digit is four times as big as the third digit, while the first digit is three less than the second digit. What is the number?

7) What word looks the same backwards and upside down?

8) Two girls were born to the same mother, at the same time, on the same day, in the same month and in the same year and yet somehow they’re not twins. Why not?

9) A ship anchored in a port has a ladder which hangs over the side. The length of the ladder is 200cm, the distance between each rung in 20cm and the bottom rung touches the water. The tide rises at a rate of 10cm an hour. When will the water reach the fifth rung?

1) Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’).

2) 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

3) 41 years ago, when Sally was 13 and her mother was 39.

4) 1, 2 and 3.

5) 4 children get 1 apple each while the fifth child gets the basket with the remaining apple still in it.

6) 141

7) SWIMS

8) Because there was a third girl, which makes them triplets!

9) The tide raises both the water and the boat so the water will never reach the fifth rung.

2) Using only addition, how do you add eight 8’s and get the number 1000?

3) Sally is 54 years old and her mother is 80, how many years ago was Sally’s mother

three times her age?

4) Which 3 numbers have the same answer whether they’re added or multiplied together?

5) There is a basket containing 5 apples, how do you divide the apples among 5 children so that each child has 1 apple while 1 apple remains in the basket?

6) There is a three digit number. The second digit is four times as big as the third digit, while the first digit is three less than the second digit. What is the number?

7) What word looks the same backwards and upside down?

8) Two girls were born to the same mother, at the same time, on the same day, in the same month and in the same year and yet somehow they’re not twins. Why not?

9) A ship anchored in a port has a ladder which hangs over the side. The length of the ladder is 200cm, the distance between each rung in 20cm and the bottom rung touches the water. The tide rises at a rate of 10cm an hour. When will the water reach the fifth rung?

__ANSWERS__**:**1) Seven (take away the ‘s’ and it becomes ‘even’).

2) 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

3) 41 years ago, when Sally was 13 and her mother was 39.

4) 1, 2 and 3.

5) 4 children get 1 apple each while the fifth child gets the basket with the remaining apple still in it.

6) 141

7) SWIMS

8) Because there was a third girl, which makes them triplets!

9) The tide raises both the water and the boat so the water will never reach the fifth rung.