Mathematics is often viewed with fear. Not many people enjoy mathematics because they find it boring and challenging. However, what if we say that we have sworn to create a small space for the topic in everyone’s heart? How are we going to do it? Well, with some fun math puzzles.

Let’s not waste any more moments and jump straight to the challenging but fun math puzzles.

## Math Riddles with Answers:

### Mathematical riddle 1:

Jack finishes a series of questions in 10 to 15 days. Daniel, on the other hand, requires 15 to 20 days to complete the same set of questions. If both Jack and Daniel work on the question set on alternate days and both require a break together every other day, in how many days will the question set be completed?

(a) More than 18 days

(b) Equal or less than 25 days

(c) More than 25 days

d) Equal or greater than 17 days

### Mathematical riddle 2:

Oliver has a rectangular floor in his new house with dimensions 120 cm x 130 cm. He wants to place beautiful marble slabs horizontally on the rectangular floor. The tiles have a rectangular shape and dimensions of 70 cm x 20 cm. The rules for laying the tiles are as follows:

- Marble tiles can be laid in any orientation, but must be laid so that the edges of the marble tiles are parallel to the edges of the floor.
- The tiles should not overlap each other.
- No marble slab should be placed in such a way that it extends over any edge of the rectangular floor of your home.

If all the rules are followed, what is the maximum possible number of marble tiles that can be placed on the floor?

(a) 11

(b) 12

(c) 9

(d) 10

### Mathematical riddle 3:

Emma, Ella, Mia, and Anna each purchased 56 rulers for their art project. Of all the rulers, 64 rulers were truly broken. If the number of unbroken rulers with Mia is 60% and 75% greater than that of Emma and Ella respectively, how many broken rulers are there with Anna?

(a) 17

(b) 16

(c) 19

(d) 18

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## ANSWERS:

Mathematical riddle 1:

Jack finishes a series of questions in 10 to 15 days. Daniel, on the other hand, requires 15 to 20 days to complete the same set of questions. If both Jack and Daniel work on the question set on alternate days and both require a break together every other day, in how many days will the question set be completed?

(a) More than 18 days

(b) Equal or less than 25 days

(c) More than 25 days

d) Equal or greater than 17 days

### Answer:

d) Equal or greater than 17 days

Mathematical riddle 2:

Oliver has a rectangular floor in his new house with dimensions 120 cm x 130 cm. He wants to place beautiful marble slabs horizontally on the rectangular floor. The tiles have a rectangular shape and dimensions of 70 cm x 20 cm. The rules for laying the tiles are as follows:

- Marble tiles can be laid in any orientation, but must be laid so that the edges of the marble tiles are parallel to the edges of the floor.
- The tiles should not overlap each other.
- No marble slab should be placed in such a way that it extends over any edge of the rectangular floor of your home.

If all the rules are followed, what is the maximum possible number of marble tiles that can be placed on the floor?

(a) 11

(b) 12

(c) 9

(d) 10

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### Answer:

(d) 10

Mathematical riddle 3:

Emma, Ella, Mia, and Anna each purchased 56 rulers for their art project. Of all the rulers, 64 rulers were truly broken. If the number of unbroken rulers with Mia is 60% and 75% greater than that of Emma and Ella respectively, how many broken rulers are there with Anna?

(a) 17

(b) 16

(c) 19

(d) 18

### Answer:

(c) 19

Yes, these math puzzles were quite challenging. However, that’s what makes the topic super entertaining.

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