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The three daughters (Posted on 2002-10-31) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A man in my neighbourhood has three daughters. One day when I asked their ages he said:

"The product of their ages is 36".

When I still couldn't find their ages he said:

"Ok. I'll give you another clue: the sum of their ages is same as the number of my house".

I knew the number but still couldn't calculate their ages. So the man gave me a last hint, he said:

"My eldest daughter lives upstairs".

Finally I was able to find their ages. Can you?

See The Solution Submitted by maverick    
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Solution solution | Comment 3 of 15 |
the only ages that would have confused him still, after recieving the information about the house number, would be 2,9,2 and 6,6,1...since the father reveals that he has an oldest daughter, the only one that works is 2,2, and 9.
  Posted by danny on 2002-11-04 14:16:19
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