Riddle: Mr. and Mrs. Smith were walking home from the shopping mall with their purchases when Mr. Smith began to complain that his load was too heavy. Mrs. Smith turned to her husband and said, "I don't know what you're complaining about because if you gave me one of your parcels, I would have twice as many as you and if I gave you just one of mine, we would have equal loads." How many parcels was each carrying?
Answer: Mrs. Smith was carrying seven parcels and Mr. Smith was carrying five.
Riddle: 'How much is this bag of potatoes?' asked the man. '32lb divided by half its own weight,' said the green grocer. How much did the potatoes weigh?
Riddle: A man bumps into his mathematician friend on the street that he hasn't seen in 5 years. The man asks the mathematician how old his children are. The mathematician, who always replies in riddles said, "I now have three children. The sum of their ages is equal to the number of windows on the building in front of you and the product of their ages equals 36." The friend then says "I need one more piece of information." The mathematician then replies "My youngest child has blue eyes." What are the ages of the mathematicians three children?
Answer: They are 6, 6, and 1.
Riddle: Jack had only \$2, but he needed \$3 for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his \$2 for \$1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his \$2 pawn ticket for \$1.50. Don agreed. Jack started out with \$2 and he ended up with \$3. Who is out the extra dollar and why?
Answer: Don is out the extra dollar. Before the pawn broker will return the \$2 to the ticket holder, he will want the \$1.50 which he advanced returned to him. Don will give the pawn broker the ticket and the \$1.50, and the pawn broker will then return the \$2.
Riddle: A man has nine children, born at regular intervals. The sum of their squares of their ages is equal to the square of his own age. What are the ages of the children?
Answer: 2  -  5  -  8  -  11  -  14  -  17  -  20  -  23  -  26
Riddle: Out of 100 ladies attending the gala,85 had a white hand bag;75 had black shoes;60 carried an umbrella;90 wore a ring; How many ladies must have had all four items?
Answer: 10 Divide by 3. All the ladies had three items. The remainder shows the number of ladies who had 4. 85756090______310 / 3 = 100 + 10 remainder
Riddle: Charlotte is 13 years old. Her father Montague is 40 years old. How many years ago was Charlotte's father four times as old as Charlotte?
Answer: Four years ago. When Charlotte was 9 her father was 36, 4 times her age.
Riddle: When I asked her how old she was, she smiled and said cryptically: "The day before yesterday I was 22, but next year I'll be 25." What is her birthday and when was the date of our conversation?
Answer: We conversed on January 1 and her birthday was on December 31. So, the day before yesterday on Dec. 30th she was 22 and he turned 23 on Dec. 31. So her next birthday, when she turns 24, would be Dec. 31 of the same year the question was asked.  However, next years birthday would be the following year on Dec. 31, when she would be 25.
Riddle: Edward is as old as Benjamin used to be when Edward was as old as Benjamn is now. Benjamin is 36. How old is Edward?