How Can Four Be Half of Five?

How can the number 4 be half of FIVE?

Beginning with FIVE, take away the F and E (half of the letters), leaving IV, which is the Roman numeral for four.

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7 Comments on "How Can Four Be Half of Five?"

Mian says
May 18, 2018 @ 10:55

Excellently exquisite

Bhoomi says
June 4, 2018 @ 12:55

IV in roman words is four

Robert Vinyard says
June 21, 2020 @ 13:21

Indeed, that is the answer. I found this riddle farly tricky.

Avery says
March 23, 2021 @ 11:20


Egirl says
September 10, 2021 @ 15:34

This Hard, yes I must say

bob says
March 16, 2022 @ 20:36

I was thinking when you set the variable five to be equal to 8, but I like that one much better.

Nithara says
May 16, 2022 @ 17:22

OMG That transfers from english to roman numbers in one problem which is completely insane

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