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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Yes, that would do it.

That also works in the event of there being joint winners, who would then be named as such.

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**CurlyBracket****Member**- From: Your Maths Textbook
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Ok, done. Thanks, phrontister.

Here’s the next one.

* Question 6*

*The combined age of a man and his wife is six times the combined ages of their children. *

*Two years ago their united ages were ten times the combined ages of their children. *

*Six years hence their united ages will be three times the combined ages of the children. *

*How many children do they have?*

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi CurlyBracket;

* Question 6: How many children do they have?*

They have 3 children.

*Last edited by phrontister (2022-08-30 13:11:08)*

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**CurlyBracket****Member**- From: Your Maths Textbook
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Correct answer! And great explanation too.

Easy one now :

*Question 7*

*There are 3 numbers. *

*The second is greater than the first by the amount the third is greater than the second. *

*The product of the two smaller numbers is 85. *

*The product of the two larger numbers is 115. *

*If the numbers are x, y, z with x<y<z then the value of (2x + y+ 8z) is? *

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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