# Math Puzzles Questions

Q:

If A is substituted by 4, B by 3, C by 2, D by 4, E by 3, F by 2 and so on, then what will be total of the numerical values of the letters of the word SICK?

 A) 11 B) 12 C) 10 D) 9

Explanation:

Total value = 4 + 2 + 2 + 3 = 11.

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Two Fathers and Two Sons Riddle

Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly three eggs, each person had an egg. The riddle is for you to explain how

one of the 'fathers' is also a grandfather. Therefore the other father is both a son and a father to the grandson. In other words, the one father is both a son and a father.

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Puzzle : Clock

Divide the clock's face into three equal parts exactly with two lines. Therefore the sum of the numbers in the three equal parts should be same

26 + 26 + 26 = 78

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How many letters of the word FAINTS, will their order in the word and that when the letters are arranged in the alphabetical order, remain the same?

 A) Two B) One C) Three D) Nil

Explanation:

When the letters are arranged in the alphabetical order, two remains the same.

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Solve the following puzzle

You are going to visit your grandmother on Mother's day. You want to give her two cakes. However, to get to her house you must cross seven bridges. At each bridge is a troll who demands ½ of all of your cakes as the price to pass. However, this troll, being a nice troll, feels bad and gives you back 1 of the cakes that he took.

The puzzle to solve: How many cakes must you leave with to be able to give your grandmother 2 cakes

Do the math and you will see that this puzzle is based on the fact taht $\inline \frac{1}{2}$(2)=1 and 1+1=2

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Try this Brain Bashing Challenge ?

 A) A to G : 2, 3, 7, 6, 5, 1, 4 B) A to G : 1, 4, 5, 6, 2, 7, 3 C) A to G : 5, 4, 7, 6, 3, 1, 2 D) None

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) A to G : 2, 3, 7, 6, 5, 1, 4

Explanation:

This can be done in two ways

1. A to G : 2, 3, 7, 6, 5, 1, 4

2. A to G : 4, 3, 7, 5, 6, 2, 1

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Q:

Which number multiplied by itself will give the output as 12345678987654321 ?

11 * 11 = 121

111 * 111 = 12321

what we observe is that the square of the number follows a pattern: 2 1's gives 121. 3 1's gives 12321.

so to get 12345678987654321 we need to get square of 9 1's(111,111,111).

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Arrange four nines(9) and a one(1) and only one mathematical symbol to make it equal to 100 ?