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Riddle:

Insert the numbers 1-9 inclusive each only, into the claculation to arrive at the answer 100.

(  -  )  +  +  -  -  -  =  100

Answer:

( 7 - 5 )²  + 96 + 8 - 4 - 3 - 1 = 100

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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

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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.

85
75
60
90
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310 / 3 = 100 + 10 remainder

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Riddle:

How many sides does a snowflake have?

Answer:

6.

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Riddle:

My age today is three times what it will be three years from now minus three times what my age was three years ago. How old am I?

Answer:

Don't be too confused, the answer is 18 years old.

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Riddle:

A rubber ball is tossed off the top of a 90 foot building. Every time it bounces, it goes back up half way. How many bounces will the ball take before it stops?

Answer:

The answer is infinite, in a gravity free world. But of course gravity will eventually stop it.

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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.

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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?

Answer:

Edward is 48.

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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.

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Riddle:

A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?

Answer:

No, it does not collapse. Because it has driven a half mile - you would subtract the gas used from the total weight of the truck.

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