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?

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?