Two Fathers and Two **Sons**

Two fathers and two **sons** are in a **car**, yet there are **only** three people in the **car**. How?

The Pawn Shop

Jack had **only** $**2**, but he needed $**3** for his cab fare home. He went to a pawn shop and pawned his $**2** for $1.50. Jack then bumped into Don and told him that he would sell him his $**2** pawn ticket for $1.50. Dan agreed. Since Jack started out with $**2**, and he ended up with $**3**, who is out the extra dollar and why?

A **2** Number Riddle

Take two numbers, such that the square of the first, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the first, plus the product of the first and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

Plus vs. Times

Given two 2s, "plus" can be changed to "times" without changing the results: **2** + **2**= **2** x **2**.
The solution with three numbers is easy too: 1 + **2** + **3**= 1 x **2** x **3**.
Now find the answer for 4 numbers and for 5 numbers.

The **Car** Thief

A **car** thief, who had managed to evade the authorities in the past, unknowingly took the automobile that belonged to Detective Anderson. The detective wasted no time and spared no effort in discovering and carefully examining the available clues. He was able to identify four suspects with certainty that one of them was the culprit.
The four make the statements below. From twelve of total statements, six are true and six false.
Suspect A:
1. C and I have met many times before today.
**2**. B is guilty.
**3**. The **car** thief did not know it was the Detective's **car**.
Suspect B:
1. D did not do it.
**2**. D's third statement is false.
**3**. I am innocent.
Suspect C:
1. I have never met A before today.
**2**. B is not guilty.
**3**. D knows how to drive.
Suspect D:
1. B's first statement is false.
**2**. I do not know how to drive.
**3**. A did it.
Which one is the **car** thief?

A True Equation

Use the numbers **2**, **3**, 4 and 5 and the symbols + and = to make a true equation.
Conditions: Each must be used exactly once and no other numbers or symbols can be used.

5 Gallons and **3** Gallons.

There is a 5 gallon and a **3** gallon bottle. You also have a hose with unlimited water. How are you gonna make the 5 gallon have 4 gallons using your items?
(You don't know the exact dimensions of a gallon)

Taking Down 1000

What is the value of 1/**2** of **2**/**3** of **3**/4 of 4/5 of 5/6 of 6/7 of 7/8 of 8/9 of 9/10 of 1000?

Crossing the Bridge

Four people need to cross a bridge in 17 minutes in the middle of the night. The bridge can **only** hold two or less people at any time and they **only** have one flashlight so they must travel together (or alone). The flashlight can **only** travel with a person so every time it crosses the bridge it must be carried back. Tom can cross in 1 minute, John can cross in **2** minutes, Sally can cross in 5 minutes, and Connor can cross in 10 minutes. If two people cross together they go as fast as the slower person.How can they cross the bridge in 17 minutes or less?

Google Riddles - A Helium Balloon in the **Car**

You're sitting in a **car**. The **car** has helium balloons tied to its floor. The windows in the **car** are closed and locked and the Air conditioner isn't working.
What will happen to the balloons when you press on the gas?
Will they move forward, stay in place, move backwards...?

The Bus Stop

You are driving down the road in your **car** on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus:
1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
**2**. An old friend who once saved your life.
**3**. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.
Knowing that there can **only** be one passenger in the **car**, who would you choose?

The Handshakers

If seven people meet each other and each shakes hands **only** once with each of the others, how many handshakes will there have been?

Part Chicken, Part Goat, Part Cat

Product Equals Sum

Three Daughters and Three Clues

A man has three daughters. A second, intelligent man, asked him the ages of his daughters. The first man told him that the product of their ages (them all multiplied together,) was 36. After thinking the second man was unable to find the answer and asked for another clue. The first man replies the sum of their ages is equal to his house door number. Still the second man was unable to answer and asked for another clue. The first man told him that his youngest daughter had blue eyes, and suddenly second man gave the correct answer. What were the ages of the first man's **3** children?

What's the Next Number?

A Weird Pattern

123 = 0
4235 = 0
656 = **2**
5390 = **2**
8890 = 6
1001 = **2**
19235 = 1
What is 123456789?

Who is This Man?

Brothers and sisters I have none, but this man's father is my father's **son**. Who is the man?

An Egg to a Friend

Mike has some chickens that have been laying him plenty of eggs. He wants to give away his eggs to several of his friends, but he wants to give them all the same number of eggs. He figures out that he needs to give 7 of his friends eggs for them to get the same amount, otherwise there is 1 extra egg left.
What is the least number of eggs he needs for this to be true?

A Bunch of Babies

If you have two twins, three triplets and four quadruplets, how many people do you have?

Square Plus Square

Take two numbers, such that the square of the first, plus the square of the second, shall equal 8; while the first, plus the product of the first and second, shall equal 6. What are the two numbers?

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