An officer wishing to arrange his men in a solid square found by his first arrangement that he had 39 men left over. He then started increasing the number of men on a side by one but found that 50 additional men would be needed to complete a new square. How many men did the officer have?

Answer

More Math Riddles

What Color?

You live in a one story house made "entirely of redwood". What color would the stairs be?"

What stairs? You live in a one story house.

Too Many T"s"

What starts with a T ends with a T and has T in it?