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These 10 math riddles seem easy, but at least one of them will confuse you

IQ Story: These 10 math riddles seem easy, but at least one of them will confuse you

The tricky riddles you will find below require only basic knowledge of math, yet most people will definitely find some of them difficult to solve. Only a genius can figure out all of them without cheating. Are you ready?


Click on the riddle to see the solution.


Were these riddles hard for you? How many of them did you get right? Which one is the hardest? Do you have any other interesting math riddles to share with us?


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What are your thoughts on this subject?
56 Comments
Rob Wolfe
Q4 is missing a "c" in the question
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Jun 21, 2020 6:18PM
Myrna Rosen
thank you for explaining Order of Operations! back when, we used parentheses so this new math was quite confusing...
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Nov 24, 2019 12:21AM
Jan Ashbaugh
Toni Howarth, No you don’t. Mulitiplication and division are on equal footing so they are done in order from left to right in the same step.
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Oct 14, 2019 5:45PM
Jan Ashbaugh
Brian Appleton, Nope. Answer is 9. You do what is inside parentheses first which is 3. But then you do division and multiplication in order from left to right. So 3x3=9. Even if you did it as 3(1+2) and distributed you’d get 3+6=9. Seems wrong but it’s right!
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Oct 14, 2019 5:43PM
Jan Ashbaugh
Carol Lee, No it is correct. Use a calculator that does the correct order of operations and you will get 9.
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Oct 14, 2019 5:36PM
Noelle Harrigan
This was hard. Math always scared me. I got at least 3 wrong🥺
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Sep 1, 2019 5:09PM
Carol Lee
# 6 is wrong.... PEMDAS means first (), then exponents, mult/div, add/subtract. author needs to correct this....
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Jul 29, 2019 4:41PM
Brian Appleton
Sorry, your method is wrong in Q6! In all mathematics, the one unalterable rule is FIRST clear all brackets, which makes the answer 1, not 9.
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May 14, 2019 12:42PM
Joyce  Harding
I did not get #8 or #9.
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Mar 13, 2019 5:03PM
mamashelly
I hated math but now have learned some new lessons!
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Jan 5, 2019 12:15PM
Renee Ring Seklecki
Ugh. Hate this stuff!
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Nov 30, 2018 11:55AM
Donna R. O'Brien Moran
Sooty. I don’t do math. 😳
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Oct 26, 2018 4:41PM
Donna R. O'Brien Moran
SORRY. I don’t do math. 😳
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Oct 26, 2018 4:41PM
Pamela Spallin
I must admit three of them confused me 👎
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Oct 7, 2018 7:44PM
Toni Howarth
I got them all right. But whoever write the quiz only git 9 right. Number 6 should be 1. You multiply out the brackets before you do division
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Sep 28, 2018 9:42PM

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