Everyone knows that exercising regularly is the only way to live a healthy and happy life. Whether you run a marathon or just go for a bike ride around the neighborhood, your body will thank you for keeping active.
And the same goes for the brain. Of course, we use our minds all the time, but hardly in a way you can call exercise. After all, work and studies usually come with plenty of pressure and stress. To stay sharp, you need to exercise those brain cells regularly, but in a more relaxed manner.
Of course, there are lots of different routes you can take to get some brain-teasing going, one of my favorite ways is to solve a good ‘ol riddle.
Riddles are something many people associate with their childhood. Back then, you were often challenged by friends and family with different kinds of puzzles.
Time for an enticing riddle
Riddles are fun because they can sound quite simple when you first hear them, but after thinking for a bit, you realize how tricky they can be.
In other words, it is important to really focus and bring out your puzzle-solving A-game, so you can succeed in finding the answer.
How many children does the family have?
Here is today’s enticing riddle, in the picture below.
“There are 7 brothers in the family. Each of them has one sister. How many children does the family have?”
Quite the enticing riddle, right? It does require some thinking.
Can you handle it?
If you can’t seem to come up with the answer, you’ll find it, alongside an explanation, after the picture below.
Here is the correct answer to the riddle
Did you find the answer to this tricky riddle? If not, you are not alone, the mystery has left many tearing their hair out in frustration.
The answer is 8. That is because every brother has the same sister. So that means that there are 8 kids in total, 7 brothers and 1 sister.
Did you solve the riddle on your own? Congratulations to you in that case!
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