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The Smiths

Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them really easy.

 

Puzzle ID:#358
Fun:*** (2.52)
Difficulty:* (0.78)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:mitch87**
Corrected By:Question_Mark

 

 

 



Mr. Smith and Mrs. Smith have 3 sons. Each son has a sister. How many members are in the family?




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Comments

beanie89**
Dec 27, 2003

I would have put this in the trick category.
canu*
Jul 13, 2004

Seven counting the dog.
healthybrain26*us*
Jun 08, 2005

I agree w/beanie..good teaser all the same
hidentreasure**
Dec 11, 2005

Me too.
hidentreasure**
Dec 11, 2005

Beine it IS in the trick catigory.
brules370**
Dec 28, 2005

Many variation but still liked it
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Jan 27, 2006

i'm not getting it!!
solarsistim321*us*
Feb 06, 2006

your answer was 6 but how would we know that? there could be seven or eight, there are three answers. But i still like it, it was fun, but put it in logic!
mitzimesserAil*
Mar 11, 2006

Each of the three sons has the SAME sister, plus mom & dad makes a total of 6 people.
coltonr1Aus*
Mar 17, 2006

ur awser is dumb but i tought is was mr. smith mrs. smith son son son sister sister sister
TehIgnored*us*
Mar 23, 2006

No...the teaser each son has "A" sister....so each son only has "ONE" sister....it being the SAME sister....this is correct....

good teaser, very easy.....but still good. don't be bitter y'all cause you can't answer a teaser.
windninjaAcn*
Apr 08, 2006

very clever!!!!!!!!!!!!!
spazzyjazzy93Aus*
Jun 20, 2006

canu- what about the cat?
elu93Aus*
Nov 04, 2006

I forgot about Mr and Mrs Smith... oh well. Great teaser!
saelle138Agb
Dec 27, 2008

this isn't really a trick
Courts
Jan 29, 2009

i aint heard dis since ..........................................well i dunno AGES. Its a great brain teaser . i knew it though .
Tiger__Spirit56A
Sep 03, 2010

TOTALLY EASY first time i read it i got da answer but all the same... I LOVED IT



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