# Which weighs heavier: a ton of bricks, or a ton of feathers?

Riddle: Which weighs heavier: a ton of bricks, or a ton of feathers?

Most people would assume that a ton of bricks is heavier than a ton of feathers. Because bricks weigh more than feathers do. Of course, that can’t be the right answer. The question never said how many of each object existed. It only said that there’s one ton of feathers and one ton of bricks, which means that they’re the same exact weight.

So don’t just assume that bricks are heavier regardless of the quantity. Of course, a ton of bricks would take up less space whereas a ton of feathers would take up more. But they would weigh exactly the same amount.

Answer: Neither, they both weigh a ton.