# Only smart people will be able to solve these challenging math riddles!

*Are you smart enough to solve these math riddles?*

Math is not an easy subject. Recall the days when your school teachers asked you to work extra hard on the subject as it demands great attention.

Today, we bring to you some exciting math riddles that will give you the same nostalgic feeling.

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MATH RIDDLES

Math Riddle 1:

Ross is twice as old as his little sister. Ross is also half as old as his father. In a span of 50 years, the age of Ross’s sister will become half of Ross’s father’s age. What do you think is the age of Ross now?

Math Riddle 2:

How can you make the following equation true by drawing only one straight line: 5+5+5=550 Can you figure it out?

Math Riddle 3:

Have you ever tried having fun with the telephone as a child? What do you think will be the number you will get in case you multiply all the numbers on a telephone’s number pad?

ANSWERS:

Math Riddle 1:

Math Riddle 1:

Ross is twice as old as his little sister. Ross is also half as old as his father. In a span of 50 years, the age of Ross’s sister will become half of Ross’s father’s age. What do you think is the age of Ross now?

Answer - Ross is 50 years old.

Math Riddle 2:

How can you make the following equation true by drawing only one straight line: 5+5+5=550 Can you figure it out?

Answer - There are two ways you can get the answer:

One, you can simply draw a line on the first plus sign. This will turn it into a 4. Bingo!

The other method is by changing the equal symbol (=) to a crossed-out equal symbol. The crossed-out equal symbol would mean “not equal to.”

Math Riddle 3:

Math Riddle 3:

Have you ever tried having fun with the telephone as a child? What do you think will be the number you will get in case you multiply all the numbers on a telephone’s number pad?

Answer - This was indeed a tricky one. The number you will be getting will be Zero. Wondering how? Well, any number multiplied by 0 will always end up being equal to 0.