## How Old is Everyone?

My friend Alice reminds me of me: she has two sons and she is never straight with her age. Or, maybe, she just isn’t very good with numbers.

Once I visited her family for dinner and asked her point blank, “How old are you?” Here is the rest of the conversation:

Alice: I am two times older than my younger son was 5 years ago.

Bob: My mom is 12 times older than my older brother.

Carl: My younger brother always multiplies every number he mentions by 24.

Bob: My older brother is 30 years older than me.

Carl: My mom is 8 times older than me.

Alice: My older son always multiplies every number he mentions by 2.

How old is everyone?

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Turns out Alice always divides every number she mentions by 2. It means that Carl multiplies his numbers by 4, and Bob multiplies his numbers by 6.

A = 4 * (B – 10)

A = 2 * C

C = B + 5

So B = 25; C = 30; A = 60;

No wonder, Alice reminds you of you Tanya! But you are very good with numbers! ðŸ˜‰

5 April 2019, 1:53 pm