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Every month we will give you a math/statistics brain teaser that lets you test your knowledge with a fun problem.

This Month's Challenge: Carnival Candy

At a carnival, Ethan and his brother collected 53 pieces of candy all together. Each of them ate 5 pieces of candy that evening. The next day, Ethan had 19 pieces left.

How many pieces did Ethan's brother have left?

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Many of the ideas in these Teasers come from thoughts formed by some of the great mathematical/statistical geniuses in history. To learn more about them and to take a fun quiz to find out which famous mathematician through history most interests you, try our Mathematicians' Quiz.

Or if you'd like more Math/Science fun you might want to try...

Dare to Compare
Now with both 4th and 8th grade level questions!

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