







A father and daughter problem 
20080919 

Lamarr pose la question : A father is four times as old as his daughter is now. In 20 years he will be
only twice as old as his daughter. How old are the father and daughter now? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The Proof in the Pudding 
20020409 

A student pose la question : The host at a party turned to a guest and said, "I have three daughters and I will tell you how old they are. The product of their ages is 72. The sum of their ages is my house number. How old is each?" The guest rushed to the door, looked at the house number, and informed the host that he needed more information. The host then added, "The oldest likes strawberry pudding." The guest then announced the ages of the three girls. What are the ages of the three daughters? Claude Tardif lui répond. 





The ages of three daughters 
20001025 

Andrea pose la question : An encyclopedia saleman call at a home. The woman who answers the door says she will buy something from him if he can give the ages of her three children. The first clue, she says, is the three ages multiplied together equal 36. he responds that he needs more infomration, so she says that the threee ages add up to the number of the bus that passed by (the prof did not give us this number) He thinks for a while and says he needs one more clue. So she says, my youngest child has red hair, and he is able to answer and make the sale. what are the ages of the three children? (hint: the salesman needed all three clues to get the answer). Penny Nom lui répond. 





Three Daughters 
19990518 

Norm Campbell pose la question : I recently received a beat up copy of the three daughters question. I have only some of the question. It ends after the statement "the oldest one looks....... It does not finish. Is there any chance that someone can finish it off for me? Rick Seaman and Harley Weston lui répond. 

