A farmer has 30 animals consisting of chickens and cows. The animals have 74 legs in total. Find out the number of chickens and cows the farmer has.

Riddle Answer# Math Riddles

## 6 Rows of 4 Apple Trees

A man is asked by his wife to plant 12 apple trees in 6 rows of 4. How can he do this?

Riddle Answer## Two Planes Headed Towards Each Other

There are two planes headed towards each other. One plane is traveling at 15 kilometers per minute, and the other is traveling at 10 kilometers per minute. Assuming that the planes are exactly 1000 kilometers apart, what distance will be between them one minute before they meet?

Riddle Answer## Diophantus Puzzle

Diophantus was a Greek mathematician. Little is known about the life of Diophantus except for an algebraic riddle from around the early sixth century. The riddle states:

Here lies Diophantus,’ the wonder behold.

Through art algebraic, the stone tells how old:

‘God gave him his boyhood one-sixth of his life,

One twelfth more as youth while whiskers grew rife;

And then yet one-seventh ere marriage begun;

In five years there came a bouncing new son.

Alas, the dear child of master and sage

After attaining half the measure of his father’s life chill fate took him.

After consoling his fate by the science of numbers for four years, he ended his life.’

How many years did Diophantus live based on the riddle?

Riddle Answer## Count 20 Houses on Your Right

If you count 20 houses on your right going to school and 20 houses on your left coming home, how many houses did you count?

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