## Number me this

If you’ve already challenged your little ones with these riddles for kids, it’s time to put their minds to the test with these math riddles for kids. Riddles like these are not only fun for them to figure out, but are educational at the same time. Some of these will feel like the word problems they might see in their math books, but others expand on them and make them really think critically.

These math riddles for kids will span capabilities and ages, but they’re a great way to push your child to learn more and advance their thinking. And if they master this list, they can try our tougher math riddles to really test their knowledge! Get them warmed up with some easy riddles, then dive right in!

## Answer

193. The second digit (nine) is six more than the third digit (three) and the first digit (one) is eight less than the second digit (nine).

## Answer

On the boat was a grandfather, father, and son (two fathers and two sons), so each ended up with one fish.

## Numbered address

Genevieve was asked to paint the addresses on 100 apartments in numerical order, which means she will have to paint numbers 1 to 100. How many times she will have to paint the number six?

## Answer

20 times. 6, 16, 26, 36, 46, 56, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 76, 86, 96.

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## Family riddle

Lindsey has a very big family. She has 20 aunts, 20 uncles, and 50 cousins. Each of her cousins has an aunt who is not Lindsey’s aunt. How is this possible?

## Answer

Their aunt is Lindsey’s mom.

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## Who am I?

I am a three-digit number. My second digit is four times bigger than the third digit. My first digit is three less than my second digit. Who am I?

## Add and multiply

You are given three numbers. You can add these numbers and multiply them together. The result you get will be the same. What are the numbers?

## Answer

50 percent. You can’t predict how the coin will land based on previous tosses. The odds will always be 50 percent.

## Age-old question

A man is twice as old as his little sister. He is also half as old as their dad. Over a period of 50 years, the age of the sister will become half of their dad’s age. What is the age of the man now?

## Answer

18. Four coloring books cost $12 and four boxes of colored pencils cost $8. $12 + $8 = $20. She has $9 left to buy markers, and at ¢50 each, she can buy 18.

## Family equation

A boy has the same number of brothers and sisters. Each sister has half as many sisters as they have brothers. How many brothers and sisters are in the family?

## Answer

444 + 44 + 4 + 4 + 4 = 500.

Next, test your smarts with these math puzzles—how many can you get right?