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 The omitted age (Posted on 2005-10-20)
When completed, the cross-number below will have one digit (from 0-9) in each cell, and no zeros in row (a) and in column (a).
```         (a) (b) (c)
+---+---+
(a)     |   |   |
+---+---+---+
(b) |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+
(c) |   |   |
+---+---+

ACROSS : (a) Abigail´s age.
(b) Sum of Abigail´s age,
Blanche´s age,
Cynthia´s age, and
Darlene´s age.
(c) Blanche´s age.

DOWN   : (a) Darlene´s age
(b) Sum of three of the ages in (b) across.
(c) Cynthia´s age.```
Whose age was omitted from (b) down, and what are the ages of the 4 women ?

Note: this can be solved by hand. Those who will use the computer, give the others some time before posting the solution obtained this way. Tk you.

 See The Solution Submitted by pcbouhid Rating: 3.0000 (3 votes)

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 Answer Comment 21 of 21 |

The completed crossnumber is as follows:

(a)   (b)  (c)

(a)   -      1    6
(b)   2      0    0
(c)   9      5    -

The ages of the four ladies are as follows:

Name            Age

`Abigail     16Darlene     29Cynthia     60Blanche     95`

Edited on March 6, 2009, 3:19 am
 Posted by K Sengupta on 2009-03-06 03:19:33

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