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**golchhamohit****Member**- Registered: 2013-06-05
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Hi all,

The Combined ages of Reena and Seena are 44 years and Reena is twice as old as Seena was when Reena was half as old as Seena will be when Seena is three times as old as Reena was when Reena was three times as old as Seena?

How old is Reena and Seena?

P.S : The Question is Proper and there is no mistake in it.

Thanks

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
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Hi all,

Here is another that's similar, based on a puzzle I've had for years that had different character names but was otherwise the same as the Reena and Seena puzzle.

The one in the link contains an adjustment I made to the original so that:

Several solution methods are discussed there.

*Last edited by phrontister (2013-06-11 15:30:21)*

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