|Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog's face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window. - Steve Bluestone|
How Old Are the Three Brothers?
Three brothers, Alan, Brian and Chuck are all different ages. They each do strange things with numbers, that is, instead of saying the actual number, they change it in a certain way first.
One brother divides the number in half.
Another brother squares the number.
The third brother reverses the digits. (21 becomes 12, 50 and also 5 become 5)
When they were asked their ages, the oldest whispered his "age" to the thinnest, who whispered it to Chuck, who whispered it to the youngest, who answered: 27.
Then the youngest whispered his "age" to the tallest, who whispered it to Brian, who whispered it to the shortest, who answered: 23
Lastly, the youngest whispered his "age" to the shortest, who whispered it to the thinnest, who whispered it to Alan, who answered: 16.
What are the ages of the three brothers?
Thank you New Scientist
Click to find the answer to this math puzzle.
Try another math puzzle:
Cryptic Math Puzzles
Hard Math Puzzles
Word Picture Puzzles
Play Mastermind Same Game Play ShisenSho
Car Games Skiing Games Football Games Free Kid Puzzles Find The Number Puzzle
Christian One Liners Male Blonde Jokes I have Learned...
Play Javaroids Easy Kid Games Online Classic Free Games Line Download Car Games Free Classic PC Games Antaris Online Game
Magic Eye Illusions Optical Illusions For Kids The Science Of Optical Illusions
Report A Broken Link Contact Information
Site Map |
Privacy & Security |
Contact Us |
Purchase Agreement |