Friday Riddle
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Daniel, my son, is exactly one fifth of my age. In 21 years time, I will be exactly twice his age. My wife is exactly seven times older than my daughter, Jessica. In 8 years time, my wife will be three times older then Jessica. How old are Daniel and Jessica now?
Daniel, my son, is exactly one fifth of my age. In 21 years time, I will be exactly twice his age. My wife is exactly seven times older than my daughter, Jessica. In 8 years time, my wife will be three times older then Jessica. How old are Daniel and Jessica now?
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Got it??
I used trial and error!
Daniel is 7 so parent 35 now. 7 plus 21 equals 28. 28 times 2 equals 56. 35 plus 21 equals 56.
Jessica is 4 so parent 28 now. 4 plus 8 equals 12. 12 times 3 equals 36. 28 plus 8 equals 36.
My daughter the Math Major blew it using her formulas and I got the answer.
Never underestimate the power of a math idiot like me!!
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