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50+ Math Brain Teasers for Kids
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  1. If a movie starts in an hour and a half, how many minutes do you have to wait to see it?

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  2. You have $10.60 in two bills and three coins. What bills and coins do you have?

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  3. Give the place value of 5 in the number 254,879.

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  4. How many sides does a triangle have?

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  5. You have a 4 gallon and a 7 gallon jug of water. How can you measure exactly 6 gallons of water using these two jugs?

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  6. How many sides does an octagon have?

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  7. Which is measured from the circle's centre: the radius or the circumference?

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  8. If you add 7 to this number, you get 56. What's the number?

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  9. How many tens equal one thousand?

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  10. How do you write the number 5 in Roman numerals?

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  11. What is the next number in this sequence: 2, 5, 9, 14,...

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  12. In division, the numeral the dividend is divided by is called...what?

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  1. Add 9 + 1. Then mulitply 9 x 1. Do you get the same answer each time?

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  2. How many sides does a decagon have?

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  3. Is a peck larger than a bushel?

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  4. Which number should replace the question mark? 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, ?, 59

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  5. At what point do parallel lines meet?

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  6. Take a look at all these numbers: 66, 22, 99, 33, 44, 55. What number greater than 1 can be divided into all these numbers without leaving a remainder?

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  7. In a drawer you have black socks and white socks. They are not stored away in pairs. Without looking, how many times will you have to reach into the drawer to come out with a matching pair?

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  8. 10 candles stand burning in a dining room. A strong breeze blows in through an open window and extinguishes 3 of them. Assuming the wind doesn't extinguish any more candles, how many candles do you have left in the end?

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  9. What do the numbers 11, 69, and 88 all have in common?

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  10. How many squares are there on a chessboard? (Hint: The answer is not 64.)

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  11. What are the next three numbers in this series: 14, 21, 28, 35,...

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  12. How many centimetres are in a metre?

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  13. How many sides does a pentagon have?

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