The Best Math Word Problems


What are real-life math problems?

What are the funniest word problems?

What are the shortest word problems?

What are the most difficult word problems?

What are the best word problems?

Math and logic word problems. Here my preferred word problems go:


How many tennis balls can fit in a school bus?

A goldfish need 1000 cubic inches of water to live in. 
An aquarium is 20 inches in diameter. 

How many fish can live in an aquarium?


1 costs $10; 20 costs $20. How much does 100 cost?

99% of nuts and 99% of a nut cost as much as all nuts. How many nuts are there?

At least two Londoners have the same number of hair. Correct?

80% of IT projects fail, and 20% of managers are female. How many male managers succeed?


Does clock hands overlap 22 times in 24h?

How many zeros are at the end of 99!?

Make 33 by using three 3s and any signs.


Six Millennium Prize Problems set by the Clay Mathematics Institute have yet to be solved.

The Best:

Short + Funny + Practical + Difficult = Best

My preferred math and logic word problems are at

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