Using fun math riddles with students gives them a chance to build math thinking skills and have a good time too! Scroll down to check out the riddles on this page. You can print off a pdf version also.

**1.
Time Flies **

How many seconds are there in one week? (7 days in a week)

**2.
Happy Meal - **Sheila buys a happy meal with 27 coins made up of
nickels, dimes, and quarters. The meal
costs her $3.25 and she has the same number of dimes as nickels. How many of each type of coin does Sheila
have?

**3.
Cows and Chickens**

Farmer Brown counted 12 heads and 38 legs. How many chickens and cows does he have?

**4.** **Counting Sheep** - A farmer has 17 sheep and all but 9 of them die.
How many sheep are left?

**5.
Give Me Five**

- Can you make five 5’s equal 5?
- Can you make five 5's equal 100?

**6.**
**Brothers and Sisters** - Greg is twice as old as his sister Christina.
Christina is 1/8 the age of their mother. Their mother is 35 years old. How old are Greg and Christina?

**7. **In the addition
problem below, A = 7. What is the value
of B?

**8.** In the following addition problem B and C represent
numbers that are not already shown in the problem. What are the two possible values for B and
C?

**9.** Place the missing digits in the boxes to complete the addition statement.

**10.** How many squares can you find in the figure below? * (Easy)*

**11. ** How many squares can you find in the figure below? *(Hard)*

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