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# Math Fun

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Math riddles to help pass the time.
• Name 3 things that come in pairs
shoes, mittens, socks, earrings, cuff links, etc.
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• Name 3 foods commonly cut in half?
sandwich, hamburger, fruit, burrito, etc.
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• Name 3 foods that are often purchased as a bunch or a basket
bananas, strawberries, blueberries, almonds, nuts, etc.
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• Name 3 food items where the word means more than one piece
broccoli, lasagna, casserole, nachos, etc.
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• Name 3 foods that are often served as fractions
pizza, sandwich, ribs, hamburger, cake, pie
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• Which month has 28 days?
All of them
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• What number goes up and does not come down?
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• How many sides does a circle have?
2 - the inside and the outside
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• If you multiply this number by any other number, the answer will always be the same. What number is this?
0
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• What weighs more, a pound of iron or a pound of feathers?
They both weigh one pound so they weigh the same.
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• What did the triangle say to the circle?
You're pointless
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• What is the maximum possible number of times you can subtract number 5 from number 25?
Only once, is because when you subtract 5 from 25, it becomes number 20, then 15, etc.
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• What did one math book say to the other math book?
Do you want to hear my problems?
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• If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what are four and five?
9
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• If you buy a rooster for the purpose of laying eggs and you expect to get three eggs each day for breakfast, how many eggs will you have after three weeks?
None, because roosters do not lay eggs.
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• How did the soccer fan know before the game that the score would be 0-0?
The score is always 0-0 before the game.
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• If there are 4 apples and you take away 3, how many do you have?
3 apples
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• I am an odd number. Take away one letter and I become even. What number am I?
Seven
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• If a boy blows 18 bubbles, then pops 6, eats 7, pops 5, and blows 1, how many are left?
1
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• When I take five and add six, I get eleven, but when I take six and add seven, I get one. What am I?
a clock
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• It belongs to you, but your friends use it more. What is it?
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• If you don’t keep me, I’ll break. What am I?
a promise
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• I have a tail and a head, but no body. What am I?
a coin
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• What 2 things can you never eat for breakfast?
lunch and dinner
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• Which word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?
shorter
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• What’s the capital of France?
F
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• There are 3 apples in the basket and you take away 2. How many apples do you have now?
2
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• What can you put between 7 and 8, to make the result greater than 7, but less than 8?
A decimal point. Your result would be 7.8, which is between 7 and 8.
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• What 3 numbers give the same result when multiplied and added together?
1, 2, and 3 (1 + 2 + 3 = 6 and 1 x 2 x 3 = 6)
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• I go all around the world, but never leave the corner. What am I?
a stamp
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• I make a loud sound when I’m changing. When I do change, I get bigger but weigh less. What am I?
popcorn
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• It has keys, but no locks. It has space, but no room. You can enter, but can’t go inside. What is it?
keyboard
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• I can fill a room, but I take up no space. What am I?
light
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• It’s the only place in the world where today comes before yesterday. Where is it?
the dictionary
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