- Interesting slant.... In that case, if 5 men can build 5 houses in a

week, then 4 mwn will build (or complete) no houses in a week.

--- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, "garple51" <larhamr@n...> wrote:

> --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, clooneman <no_reply@y...> wrote:

> > 6 Boys fill 6 notebooks in 6 weeks

> > 6 Boys fill 2 notebooks in 2 weeks

> > 12 Boys fill 4 notebooks in 2 weeks

> >

> > 4 girls fill 4 notebooks in 4 weeks

> > 4 girls fill 2 notebooks in 2 weeks

> > 12 girls fill 6 notebooks in 2 weeks

> >

> > 4 + 6 = 10.

>

> I think this solution is the one that might be expected,

> but it assumes the children share notebooks.

>

> If they don't share we have a boy fills his notebook in 6

> weeks, and a girl fills her note book in 4 weeks,

>

> So in two weeks no matter how large the class no note

> books are filled. (?)

>

> >

> > --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, "babi_bear_06"

> <babi_bear_06@y...>

> > wrote:

> > > 6 Boys fill 6 notebooks in 6 weeks, and 4 girls fill 4

notebooks

> in

> > 4

> > > weeks, how many notebooks will a class of 12 boys and 12 girls

> fill

> > > in 2 weeks.

> > > Thanks beforehand.

> > > Please leave an expanation and like formula if any - Thank youuuuuu

--- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, cheerful aya <cheerfulaya@y...>

wrote:> You made a little mistake :

<babi_bear_06@y...>

> 50 members

> 35 people attended, 20 women and 15 men.

> Women : 5 have no children, 4 have 1, 10 have 3 , and 1 has 2.

> 5 * 0 + 4 * 1 + 10 * 3 + 1 * 2 = 36

> Men : 3 have no children , 3 have 3 , 5 have 2 , and 4 have 1.

> 3 * 0 + 3 * 3 + 5 * 2 + 4 * 1 = 23

>

> 36 + 23 = 59

> cheerfulaya

>

>

> clooneman <no_reply@yahoogroups.com> wrote:50 members

> 35 people attended, 20 women and 15 men.

>

> Women: 5 have no children, 4 have 1, 10 have 2 and 1 has 2 (which

> means I made a mistake in my last post). Total numer of women's

> children: 26.

>

> Men: 3 have no children, 3 have 3, 5 have 2 and 4 have 1. Total

> number of men's children: 23.

>

> Total number: 26+23 = 49.

>

> --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, "babi_bear_06"

> wrote:

meeting.

> > --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, "babi_bear_06"

> > <babi_bear_06@y...> wrote:

> > > A club has 50 members, and 7/10 of the members attend a

> > 4/7

men.

> > > of those attending the meeting were women, and the rest were

> > > Everyone attending the meeting brought their kids for child-

care.

> > > 1/4 of the women have no children, while 1/5 have 1 child. 1/2

of

> > > the women have 3 children, and the rest have 2. Of the men in

3

> > > attendance, 1/5 of them have no children, and 1/5 of them have

> > > children. 1/3 of them have 2 children, and 4/15 have 1 child.

How

> > > many children were in child-care during the meeting?

Service.

> > .

> > Please leave a detailed explanation

> > thanx before hand

>

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