## Hysterical Numericals!

These are mind-boggling games for YOUR brain, if you’re up to the challenge. Why are these so confusing? Because here is ZERO worth more than ONE!

Use the chart at the right to find the value of the CAPITALIZED words below. Add the value of each letter to get the total worth of each word.

For example,

ONE = 15 + 14 + 5 = \$34

ZERO = 26 + 5 + 18 + 15 = \$64

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Printable version of questions and answers

1. What is the value of SIX?

\$52

2. Put these number words in order from least to greatest worth:  TWO, THREE, FOUR

THREE (\$56), TWO (\$58), FOUR (\$60)

3. Put these number words in order from least to greatest worth: EIGHT, NINE, TEN

TEN (\$39), NINE (\$42), EIGHT (\$49)

### Finish spelling these numbers.

4.  __ + __ + __ + T + Y = \$84

FORTY

5.  __ +  __ + __ + __ + T + Y = \$87

NINETY

6. What's the difference between EIGHTY and ELEVEN?

EIGHTY (\$74) – ELEVEN (\$63) = \$11

## Biggest Challenges

7. Find two numbers that are worth more than \$90 and less than \$100.

Possible answers include SIXTY (\$97), THIRTEEN (\$99), SIXTEEN (\$96).

8. Find two numbers that are worth MORE than \$100.

Possible answers include SEVENTY (\$110), TWENTY (\$107), and FOURTEEN (\$104).

9. Find a number that's worth exactly \$100.

THIRTY

10. Find two number words that are both worth exactly \$87.

NINETY and TWELVE

## More Games for Your Brain

Car Talk - Great brain games for seniors, especially, if you remember cars from the 60s through the current models. Of course, you don't have to know all about cars to tackle these challenges!

Percy's Pet Shop Puzzler - Kids will find the values of short animal names and solve a variety of questions featuring the Dollar Dictionary method.

Colors! - These brain fitness games will color your world with fun -- and challenge. How quickly can you solve these colorful conundrums?

Occupational Hazard - Don't say I didn't warn you..but some of these questions are nearly impossible, unless you are a word connoisseur with a bit of patience!

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Difficult Magic Word Squares - If the standard magic word square is not challenging enough for you, we think you'll love the ones on this page!

Brain Teasers for Adults  & Upper Grade Students - Two REALLY difficult letters with hidden messages. Good spelling skills are the key to uncovering them!