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How Many Children ? (Posted on 2003-01-28) Difficulty: 3 of 5
“We – A, B and C – each have some children.

(i) A has at least one girl and twice as many boys as girls.

(ii) B has at least one girl and three times as many boys as girls.

(iii) C has at least one girl and three more boys than girls.

(iv) When I tell you the number of children we have – a number less than 25 – you will know how many children I have, but not how many children each of the others has. Altogether we have……..”

Who is the speaker and how many children does the speaker have?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 2.3846 (13 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
re: The provided solution is incorrect - here is the correct one.Scott2008-02-15 17:27:22
re: Why not thisMichael Cottle2005-01-13 03:20:49
re: No SubjectGamer2005-01-11 11:22:04
Hints/TipsNo Subjectedward2004-08-03 04:50:12
The provided solution is incorrect - here is the correct one.Erik O.2004-06-07 21:42:43
SolutionWhy not thispaks2003-02-10 16:11:51
re(3): My answerMack2003-02-02 12:10:14
re(2): My answerMack2003-02-02 12:07:46
re: AnswerTony2003-01-29 05:45:33
AnswerGautam2003-01-28 19:43:48
Agreenp_rt2003-01-28 14:21:05
Solutionre: My answerTony2003-01-28 09:09:16
My answerJim McCrank2003-01-28 08:35:40
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