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anonymous
 5 years ago
2 mathematician met after a long time. 1 asked the other about their life. 1 said that he has 3 daughters. Other asked the age. So 1 said i will give you clues. Other said Ok. Give 1st clue.
1. "The product of the ages of my daughters is 36".
other asked for another clue.
2. "The sum of the ages is equal to my house number"
other again asked for another clue.
3. " My youngest Daughter has blue Eyes "
Now the other friend found the ages of his friends daughters. Can you ?
anonymous
 5 years ago
2 mathematician met after a long time. 1 asked the other about their life. 1 said that he has 3 daughters. Other asked the age. So 1 said i will give you clues. Other said Ok. Give 1st clue. 1. "The product of the ages of my daughters is 36". other asked for another clue. 2. "The sum of the ages is equal to my house number" other again asked for another clue. 3. " My youngest Daughter has blue Eyes " Now the other friend found the ages of his friends daughters. Can you ?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it hs 2 be 2,3,6 only i thnk so

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the significance of hint 3? can you tell me sweetz......

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey hw do we no d house no. & blue eyes hw related

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if the house no. is given then it would be very easy...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thing the blue eyes to misguide...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i hop dis question has a valid ans

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait.........whattttttttttttt!!!!!!!!

anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you please explain us how to solve it Om

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hw abt 2 r twins and d ans goes 3,3,4

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i was thinking something like 6, 6 and 1.. Young kids seem to have blue eyes that change when they're older?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you assuming twins because of blue eyes????????????

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you are write then Miss is also write....and hence an ambiguous ans

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cn anyone tel d ans i m damn curious

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your question was really good but its a puzzle rather than a maths.....very interesting.........

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is logic and its part of maths

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see the answer must be one of the triplets of the factor of 36

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01,3,12. 1,2,18, and so onnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well yeah, you have to have a finished product of 36. You also have a sum that is actually able to be a house number..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its one of my interesting questions

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think its the time for Master om to give the answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes every triplet would give a whole no....Miss...

anonymous
 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0with logicccccccccccccc

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0He also said 'my youngest daughter' so it'd allow for the assumption that there may be an age difference.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0seems its going 2 tak lots of tm

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we chat now.....there is no such unanswered question......come in chat box

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For 1st clue possible situations are 1,1,36 1,2,18 1,3,12 1,4,9 1,6,6 2,2,9 2,3,6 3,3,4 Now as for 2nd clue lets add the numbers which comes out 38 21 16 14 13 13 11 10 As he is his friend he knows the house no but still got confused means more than 1 has same value. As you can see above all are unique except 13 which can be 1,6,6 or 2,2,9 Now the 3rd clue sez My youngest daughter. i.e. there is no twins as young. So answer is 1,6,6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why did u excluded the solutions 38,21,16,14,11,10?????????

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you please explain it.........

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good question very logical thanks for sharing

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you got dipankar ?

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since they had not met in a "long time" as stated, then accepting as fact that one knew the others house number is stretching it a bit...could of moved etc. However, in spite of that, it was a good problem. Enjoyed it Master OM
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