# A girl was 10 on her last birthday - Solution Explained

Sometimes the answer to a simple riddle might not be so obvious and might take more time to think through, but this is how you can improve logical thinking, attention, and creativity. Moreover, puzzles and riddles are a good thing to use to get away from daily problems and routines. Here is an interesting riddle, take your time and enjoy cracking it.

A girl was 10 on her last birthday and will be 12 on her next birthday. How is this possible?

It is possible only if today is her 11th birthday.

It is evident from reading this riddle carefully that the obvious situation here is that it is the girl's eleventh birthday on this day.

This helps us draw the conclusion that her previous birthday must have been her tenth birthday, and therefore, her next birthday is going to be her twelfth birthday.

Hence, she is currently eleven years old. This is how it is possible that she was 10 on her last birthday and will be 12 on her next birthday.

Though this riddle looks simple, don’t come to the conclusion immediately, break the sentences, think for a while and think logically before arriving into the solution.