Maths Riddles

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Maths Riddle 1 : Friday The 13th Riddle
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Many people would think Friday the 13th will be an unlucky day. Is it possible that there is no Friday on 13th through the whole year? How many Fridays at 13th can we have in a year at most? Can you calculate it out?

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Maths Riddle 2 : Number Trick Riddle 
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Sonal asked the class to see if they could find the sum of the first 50 odd numbers. As everyone settled down to their addition, Lavesh ran to her and said, 'The sum is 2,500.' Ms. Sonal thought, 'Lucky guess,' and gave him the task of finding the sum of the first 75 odd numbers. Within 20 seconds, Lavesh was back with the correct answer 

How does Lavesh find the sum so quickly and what is the answer ??

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Maths Riddle 3 : Gold Bar Fewest Cut Riddle
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A worker is to perform work for you for seven straight days. In return for his work, you will pay him 1/7th of a bar of gold per day. The worker requires a daily payment of 1/7th of the bar of gold. What and where are the fewest number of cuts to the bar of gold that will allow you to pay him 1/7th each day?

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Maths Riddle 4 : Funny Answer to This Riddle
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Right now Mum is 21 years older then her child In 6 years her child will be 5 times younger than she. Where is daddy?

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Maths Riddle 5 : Salman age puzzle
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salman's youth lasted one sixth of his life. He grew a beard after one twelfth more. After one seventh more of his life, he married. 5 years later, he and his wife had a son. The son lived exactly one half as long as his father, and salman died four years after his son.

How many years did salman live?

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Last Updated:2011-08-20