7 Riddles To Test How Sharp Your Brain Is

Just as exercises are good and needed for human body, brain teasers are needed for our brain. By solving these brain teasers we stimulate our mind to think out of the box and it gives us an opportunity to have fun while learning something new as well.


Here are 7 riddles which are not much difficult but you will enjoy a lot while solving them and you also don’t need to be an expert in mathematics for solving them. You should have a good eyesight and observation skills for solving these riddles, let us try to solve these riddles:

1Move only one matchstick

The diagram shows that with the help of matchsticks, a mathematical calculation is being done; the calculation is pretty simple as it says 9-3 = 6. However, now you have to make another correct mathematical equation but one thing that you have to keep in mind is that you can move only one matchstick.

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We hope that you would have solved it comfortably as it is quite easy. However if still you haven’t solved it than let us tell you that you need to convert 9 into 3 and change the sign of subtraction to addition, the new equation will be 3+3 = 6.

Another solution is to move one matchstick from the number 6 in such a manner that it looks like 5 and add it to number 9 so that it looks like number 8. The new mathematical equation will be 8-3 = 5.

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2Can you find the value of strawberry?

Do you like to eat fruits, then you may feel hungry while solving this riddle. You have to find the value of various fruits and using the results, you need to calculate the value of strawberry. It may look like a complex riddle but in reality it is a simple mathematical calculation.

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The value of apple is 4, which means pineapple’s value is 5. After applying BODMAS rule, the value of grapes comes out to be 24 and with a little calculation, the value of orange comes out to 39. In the final calculation, it becomes quite easy to find out that the value of strawberry is 15.


3Can you solve this simple equation?

This seems to be a pretty simple mathematical equation; however there will be many people who won’t be able to solve this simple equation because it has to be done keeping in mind a very basic rule of mathematics. If you know that rule and you calculate as per that rule then you will definitely be able to find out the right answer.

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