Hello guys…!!

Here are the answers for yesterday questions.

**Riddle 1:** How can you add eight **8’s** to get the number **1,000**? (Only use addition)

**Answer:** The key to this math riddle is realizing that the one place must be zero.

888

+ 88

+ 8

+ 8

+ 8

= 1,000

**Riddle 2: **In a certain country **½ **of** 5 = 3**. If the same proportion holds, what is the value of **1/3 **of **10**?

**Answer:** The answer is** **4

¹/₂ _{* }5 = 3

¹/₃ (¹/₂ _{* }5 = 3) ¹/₃

¹/₆ _{* }5 = 1

2 (¹/₆ _{* }5 = 1) 2

²/₆ _{* }5 = 2 → ¹/₃ _{* }5 = 2

2 (¹/₃ _{* }5 = 2) 2

¹/₃ _{* }10 = 4

**Riddle 3:** Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly three eggs, each person had an egg. The riddle is for you to explain how?

**Answer: **One of the ‘fathers’ is also a grandfather. Therefore the other father is both a son and a father to the grandson.

In other words, the one father is both a son and a father.

**Riddle 4:** A merchant can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into a carton for shipping. In one shipment, he sent a total of 96 boxes. If there are more large boxes than small boxes, how many cartons did he ship?

**Answer: **11 cartons total** **

7 large boxes (7 * 8 = 56 boxes)

4 small boxes (4 * 10 = 40 boxes)

11 total cartons and 96 boxes