Comments on: How Old is Everyone?
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2019/04/how-old-is-everyone/
Mathematics, applications of mathematics to life in general, and my life as a mathematician.Mon, 13 May 2019 01:24:15 -0400
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By: CyberK
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2019/04/how-old-is-everyone/#comment-12885
Mon, 13 May 2019 01:24:15 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1411#comment-12885Makes sense I suppose, now that I see the solution, but I gotta say it wasn’t obvious to me that “isn’t very good with numbers” necessarily meant “being a linear factor off” nor that she was consistently making the same error.
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By: Games Developer
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2019/04/how-old-is-everyone/#comment-12861
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 17:53:07 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1411#comment-12861Turns 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! 😉