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Modesty
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A girl went to school, and the following convo ensuit between her and the teacher.
TEACHER: How old are you?
GIRL: I don’t know, but I know that I am half my mother’s age.
TEACHER: How old is your mother?
GIRL: I don’t know, but I know my father is 5years older than my mother.
TEACHER: Then, how old is your father?
GIRL: I don’t know, but if we add our ages together, the answer is 100years.
QUESTION:
How old is;
a) The Girl?
b) Her Mother?
c) Her Father?
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RuggedKross
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lovely question :shock:

Runs outa thread.
Angrla come oh :?

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Isaiah
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Modesty wrote:A girl went to school, and the following convo ensuit between her and the teacher.
TEACHER: How old are you?
GIRL: I don’t know, but I know that I am half my mother’s age.
TEACHER: How old is your mother?
GIRL: I don’t know, but I know my father is 5years older than my mother.
TEACHER: Then, how old is your father?
GIRL: I don’t know, but if we add our ages together, the answer is 100years.
QUESTION:
How old is;
a) The Girl?
b) Her Mother?
c) Her Father?

The girl = 19 yrs.
The mother = 38 yrs.
The father = 43 yrs.
The sum = 100.

Modesty
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Mehn boss you really did a great job
But by the way how did you get the answer?

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Isaiah
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Lets take girl's age = $

mother is twice her age, mum = 2$

Her dad is 5 yrs older than her mom.
Dad = 2$+5 yrs

Summing up their ages = 100

$+2$+2$+5 =100
5$+5=100
5$=100-5
5$=95
/5
$=19

The girls age is 19 yrs.

Mom is 2 *19 = 38 yrs

Dad = mums age (38) + 5

I Think im done.. :geek:

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wow I salute your intelligence Sir

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Isaiah
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I would be zero satisfied if not for the
explanation..
Nice one Isaiah!
Mathematics; scaring me since 1980 :lol:

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