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 Age Difference (Posted on 2003-03-02)
Said Albert to Bertrand, "The last time we met, our ages were both prime numbers, and when I was a quarter of the age I am now, you were that age plus half the age your father would have been thirty years previous to when he was six times the age you would have been when I was half your age".

How old were Albert and Bertrand the last time they met?

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Said (the 3years old) Albert to (the 5years old)Bertrand, "The last time we met, our ages were both prime numbers, and when I was a quarter of the age I am now, you were that age plus half the age your father would have been thirty years previous to when he was six times the age you would have been when I was half your age". <p>

How old were Albert and Bertrand the last time they met?

Answer: Those gifted cookies were 2 years old     and  5 years old just one before last time they met, and a year later they met for the last time and the younger of them created this puzzle with primes and fractions.

Some time later Albert came with e=m*c^2 and Bertrand with Russel's paradox.

Edited on November 25, 2014, 5:35 pm
 Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2014-11-25 17:23:12

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