Math Brain Teasers

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Why Use Math Brain Teasers?

Brain teasers are a great way to strengthen math skills in students of all ages. In order to solve Brain teasers, students workout their brains by reading and thinking carefully! In other words, math brain teasers and math puzzles help students learn to be problem-solvers!

More Reasons for Math Brain Teasers...

  • A fun way to encourage critical thinking skills, logic and problem solving, and even creative thinking.
  • They're great for motivating students of all ages and skill levels.
  • They're the perfect way to help kids of all ages experience math in a fun way that challenges them to move on to higher levels of mathematical thinking.

You'll find a variety of brain teasers here. Ready for some math teasing for the brain. You'll find printable brain teasers here too.

Math Teasers: Ready for our first math teaser worksheet?  Print it out for your students to get them warmed up at the start of class or at the end before the bell rings.  Either way, kids love them! 

More Math Teasers: These are a lot of fun for kids and adults!  Print these off or work them right from your computer.  Easy, Medium and Hard for grades 1 - 8. Are you Smarter Than A 5th Grader?"

Strange Coins

I have two US coins totaling 55 cents.  One is not a nickel.  What are the coins?

Show the solution!


Strange Coins

One is a fifty cents piece and the other is a nickel. One is a nickel, but one is not a nickel.


What are three different whole numbers whose sum and product are the same? So that,

A + B + C = D

A x B x C = D

Eggs Anyone?

McDonald's Farm sells a dozen eggs for 12¢. How many eggs can you buy for $1

Tricky Riddle

If you divide 100 by 1/2 and add 10, what's the answer?

**Great Idea**
Have a new brain teaser each day for your class or child to solve

Brain Teasers for Kids: Try a couple of these teasers and build logical thinking and problem solving skills at same time.

Logic Brain Teasers: Kids can improve their logical thinking skills with practice.  Great for helping them do better at word problems.

Brain Teaser Puzzles: Good for the brain!  Think of it as working out at the brain gym. By stretching and testing the brain, those brain muscles grow.  The more you practice, the better you'll get.

Math Riddles: Here are some math riddles that will help give your brain muscles a little exercise.

More Math Teasers

And yet more brain-teasers!  Making math more fun and engaging is what this site is all about.  Math Brain Teasers for kids are one of the best ways to get their minds motivated with math!

**Great Idea**
Have a new brain teaser each day for your class or child to solve

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