### Brain Teasers

# How Many Houses

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

### Answer

20. Same houses, different sides because you are walking in different directions.Hide Answer Show Answer

## What Next?

View a Similar Brain Teaser...

If you become a registered user you can vote on this brain teaser, keep track of which ones you have seen, and even make your own.

### Solve a Puzzle

## Comments

had to think about it then it clicked

very, very, very, very, very easy.

ive heard this one a million times, but i do give you credit because it fooled me the first time.

yay!!! i got it right great teaser

funny love sports_chick

But if you count twenty _of_ the houses home and back, and there are 30 houses... then you are counting thirty houses.. but only 10 of them twice O_o

That was just a random observation.

That was just a random observation.

You could also count 20 different houses. That would be 40, but, the key to this one is the fact that it is in the TRICK category, not math.

too easy good try though

That's for babies!

To post a comment, please create an account and sign in.

## Follow Braingle!