A riddle problem is a question or statement intentionally phrased so as to require ingenuity in ascertaining its answer or meaning, typically presented as a game. Below is a list of the past problem of the week riddles in descending chronological order.

POW: 08-03-2020

Riddle:

Answer:

7 eggs. The first person bought one half of his eggs plus one half an egg (3 1/2 + 1/2 = 4 eggs) This left him 3 eggs. The second person bought one-half of his eggs plus one half an egg, (1 1/2 + 1/2 = 2 eggs) leaving the man 1 egg. The last person bought one-half of his eggs plus one-half an egg, (1/2 + 1/2 = 1 egg) leaving no eggs.

POW: 07-27-2020

POW: 07-20-2020

POW: 07-13-2020

POW: 07-06-2020

POW: 06-29-2020

POW: 06-22-2020

POW: 06-20-2020

Riddle:

Answer:

Fill up the 3 gallon container and pour the 3 gallons into the 5 gallon container.

Then, fill the 3 gallon container back up, and pour it into the 5 gallon container.

The 3 gallon container will have 1 gallon left.

Empty the 5 gallon container.

Pour the remining 1 gallon into the 5 gallon container.

Then fill the 3 gallon container back up and pour it into the 5 gallon container.

Thus, you have 4 gallons.

POW: 06-15-2020

POW: 06-08-2020

To see more past problems of the week's refer to the Riddles Newsletter annals.