# 5 Children’s Puzzles That Are Too Difficult for 95% of Adults

### Chess players

Two people are playing chess. According to the results of five games, each player scored three wins. How could this happen?
• This would only be possible if they were not playing against each other. This would only be possible if they were not playing against each other.

### How much does the brick weigh?

One brick plus half a brick weights 1 kg. Determine the weight of a single brick.

It is preferable to create an equation to answer this problem. Let’s say the brick weighs x kg.

х = 1 + 0.5 * х
х – 0.5 * х = 1
0.5 * х = 1
х = 2

So one brick weighs 2 kg.

\$11 for a bottle of water and a bar of chocolate Chocolate is \$10 more expensive than water. What is the price of water?

This problem can be solved mentally or with the use of an equation. Let’s say a bottle of water costs x dollars:

х + х + 10 = 11
2х = 1
х = 0.5

Hence, a bottle of water costs \$0.50, and chocolate is \$10.50.

### A missing letter

Would you be able to figure out which letter is missing in this puzzle?

From Monday through Sunday, this is a row of letters that lists the initial letters of the days of the week. So T is the missing letter.

### Holey T-shirt

Only about 17% of people are thought to be able to properly answer this question.

There are two valid answers to this assignment:

• The T-shirt has four holes because we can see the backdrop through them, indicating that it is produced on both sides.
• If we count the holes for the sleeves, neck, and torso, there are eight of them.