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How many children? (Posted on 2013-09-02) Difficulty: 2 of 5
  1. Benís oldest son was a twin.
  2. All of Benís children were twins except for 41 of them.
  3. All of Benís children were triplets except for 41 of them.
  4. All of Benís children were quadruplets except for 41 of them.
How many children did Ben have?

*** Counting triplets as twins or, quadruplets as triplets is not permissible.

See The Solution Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Question re: answer - spoiler - not sure? | Comment 2 of 6 |
(In reply to answer - spoiler by Ady TZIDON)

Ady, If I read your solution correctly, then you haven't satisfied statements 3 or 4.  With the 43 children you define, you have 43 that are not triplets nor quadruplets?
  Posted by Kenny M on 2013-09-02 10:22:27

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