How Many Houses
Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them really easy.
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.
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angie
Jun 22, 2002
 had to think about it then it clicked 
doggyxp
Sep 05, 2002
 very, very, very, very, very easy. 
speedyg1000
Dec 02, 2002
 ive heard this one a million times, but i do give you credit because it fooled me the first time. 
exterminator
May 20, 2005
 yay!!! i got it right great teaser 
sports_chick
Jun 12, 2005
 funny love sports_chick 
Atropus
Feb 14, 2006
 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. 
mitzimesser
Feb 20, 2006
 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. 
LeafFan4life
Mar 02, 2007
 too easy good try though 
drwdrw
Aug 08, 2008
 That's for babies! 
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