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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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re: No Subject | Comment 11 of 13 |
(In reply to No Subject by edward)

How would C have 4, 6, 8... children? If you double the number of girls C has, it would allow for all the children except the 3 extra boys, thus 3 plus an even number is an odd number.
  Posted by Gamer on 2005-01-11 11:22:04

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