Math Riddles

Making Math Fun

math riddles

Why use math riddles?  Because sometimes math may be boring and at times difficult to understand. And since everyone enjoys a good joke or riddle at times, they're great for sparking math interest and Kids love'em!

From this page you'll find links to fun math worksheets full of math riddles.  Have a look at few example riddles below.  The first riddle worksheet is up and we'll be adding more riddle worksheets soon!

What is the largest number you can get from using just two digits? Hint: It's not 99.

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9 raised to the 9th power.

This means 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 x 9 = 387,420,489

A very large number!

Which weighs more?  A pound of feathers or a pound of iron?


They both weigh the same!

What month has 28 days?


All of them.

Two fathers and two sons have gone out fishing. They each catches one fish. They only bring home three fish. Why?


Because they fishers are a grandfather, his son, and his son's son - which makes only three people.

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