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September 11th, 2007, 10:44 PM   #1
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X year before age of the father is 40 years. What is the age of father after Y years.
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September 12th, 2007, 01:41 PM   #2
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sorry my english is bad

now father age is (a)

a-x=40 a=40+x

a+y=?

?=40+x+y

final answer is 40+x+y
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September 12th, 2007, 04:08 PM   #3
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That may be right, but the question is ambiguous.
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September 13th, 2007, 03:40 AM   #4
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my answer is true
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September 13th, 2007, 04:14 AM   #5
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True for a certain interpretation of the question, but there are several possible interpretations of the original question.
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September 13th, 2007, 04:23 AM   #6
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ı dont understand you my english is not enuogh for cheat
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