## Recounting Cats

Here is a math puzzle for kids from a nice collection of ThinkFun Visual Brainstorms:

Wendy has cats. All but two of them are Siamese, all but two of them are Persian, and all but two of them are Maine Coon. How many cats does Wendy have altogether?

This puzzle has two answers: the expected answer and an unexpected answer. Can you find both?

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## Olga:

3?

8 October 2008, 9:39 pm## Hillary:

Cool! I will send this to my niece, a math whiz AND cat enthusiast.

9 October 2008, 6:20 am## Misha:

Here is a hint: all the fruits in my fridge are apples and all the fruits in my fridge are apples. How many fruits are in my fridge?

9 October 2008, 1:02 pm## buck:

one of each or two of something else.

12 October 2008, 2:31 pm