# Number Puzzles

Try these number puzzles:

Find a 10-digit number where the first digit is how many zeros in the number, the second digit... Try Puzzle >>
Use the numerals 1, 9, 9 and 6 exactly in that order to make the following numbers: 28, 32,... Try Puzzle >>
How can I get the answer 24 by only using the numbers 8, 8, 3 and 3.

You can use add,... Try Puzzle >>
What 5-digit number has the following features:

If we place an extra numeral 1 at... Try Puzzle >>
What 9-digit number has the following features:

It has all 9 digits from 1 to 9

It... Try Puzzle >>
What is unique about 8549176320 ? Try Puzzle >>
I have ten boxes, with a total weight of 75kg:

15 kg, 13 kg, 11 kg, 10 kg, 9 kg, 8... Try Puzzle >>
Last month I sent off for one of those kits which you can use to make your own Christmas Crackers.... Try Puzzle >>
Find a number with its letters in alphabetical order.

Example: "five" has "fiv" in... Try Puzzle >>
In Girlia a family is not considered complete until a girl is born.

So every family... Try Puzzle >>

"The day before yesterday I was only 25... Try Puzzle >>
Find the code!

• It has 6 different digits
• Even and odd digits alternate... Try Puzzle >>
Tim saw that his oven digital clock was showing 1:23, and noticed that each number was one... Try Puzzle >>
Use 8 exactly eight times to make 1000

a) Using only + − × /
b) Also... Try Puzzle >>
I am thinking of one of these five cards:

You have to try to find out which... Try Puzzle >>
A popular mathematical pastime:

Use exactly four 4's to form every integer from... Try Puzzle >>
There is one four-digit whole number n, such that the last four digits of n2 are... Try Puzzle >>
Can you arrange the numerals 1 to 9 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9) in a single fraction that... Try Puzzle >>
Tom asked his Granny how old she was. Rather than giving him a straight answer, she replied:

... Try Puzzle >>
Horace bought some cakes today
As explained in this song.
Now, as he... Try Puzzle >>
This is a Magic Square. This means that the numbers add up to the same total in every direction.

Every... Try Puzzle >>
Using the numerals 1,7,7,7 and 7 (a "1" and four "7"s) create the number 100.

As... Try Puzzle >>
Hungry Horace went into the Music Shop to buy some musical sweets which they were selling.

There... Try Puzzle >>
One afternoon, Hungry Horace made a large number of mince pies for his Christmas party the... Try Puzzle >>
What is the missing number in Triangle Four?

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What is the missing number? Try Puzzle >>
You have a calculator with a keyboard which consists of 10 digits and two symbols, [#] and... Try Puzzle >>
A man who had lived at the highest-numbered address on his street moved to another house on... Try Puzzle >>
Guy goes into a store and buys 4 things. The cashier tells him his bill
comes to \$7.11.

"Wait... Try Puzzle >>
Here's a newspaper made of 8 large sheets of paper folded in half. The newspaper has 32... Try Puzzle >>
There are infinitely many formulas that will fit any finite series.

Try to guess... Try Puzzle >>
If one and a half hens lay one and a half eggs in one and a half days, how many eggs does one... Try Puzzle >>
Ludwig Bump runs the bank in Mathsville.

You have to help him, though, because he... Try Puzzle >>
Single digits are the average of themselves.
Example: the average of 7 is 7.

Can... Try Puzzle >>
At a school fete people were asked to guess how many peas were in a jar.

No one... Try Puzzle >>
25 people enter the picnic race.

But the track is narrow and only 5 can race at a... Try Puzzle >>
Two of the four jigsaw tiles have the same sum of their roots. Find these tiles.

... Try Puzzle >>
Hungry Horace was copying down his Mathematics Homework the other day, but because he was in... Try Puzzle >>
How many squares are there on a chess board ... ?

(Think carefully now) Try Puzzle >>
A 5-digit number has the sum of all five digits equal to 5.

The first digit is equal... Try Puzzle >>
I am thinking of a 6-digit number. The sum of the digits is 43.

And only two... Try Puzzle >>
This puzzle is made of numbers (like 1 and 8) and functions (like +4 and x8). Can you fill... Try Puzzle >>
A pearl necklace has 33 pearls with the largest and most valuable in the middle.

Starting... Try Puzzle >>
Welcome to the strange mind of Eureka Blip.

He does not always think the same way... Try Puzzle >>
There were 100 chocolates in a box. The box was passed down along a row of people.

The... Try Puzzle >>
Age problems were quite the fashion in antiquity. Here is an example:

I have twice... Try Puzzle >>
A Teacher thinks of two consecutive (one after the other) numbers in the range 1 to 10, and... Try Puzzle >>
Write down the next line in the following pattern:

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A teacher says:

The first student knows their product and the other one... Try Puzzle >>
Two friends have a nice meal together, and the bill is \$25

The friends pay \$15 each,... Try Puzzle >>
Three friends have a nice meal together, and the bill is \$25

The three friends pay... Try Puzzle >>