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# Grandfather's Will

Grandfather thinks it is time to prepare his will. He has three daughters: Anne, Beatrice, and Caroline. Each of his daughters has at least one child. The six grandchildren are: Frederic, Gregory, Henry, John, Laura, and Mary. Grandfather wishes each of his grandchildren to receive an equal share, but he can't remember how many children each of his daughters has. However, he does remember that:

Beatrice has the largest family.

Anne doesn't have a daughter.

Mary has two brothers.

Henry's brother is six months younger than Gregory.

Laura has neither a brother nor a sister.

How many children does each child have?

Beatrice has the largest family.

Anne doesn't have a daughter.

Mary has two brothers.

Henry's brother is six months younger than Gregory.

Laura has neither a brother nor a sister.

How many children does each child have?

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Beatrice has three children, Anne has two, and Caroline has one.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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It was a bit easy but it took some thiknig. Good job.

Worked it out quite easily BUT... if 'Henry's brother is six months younger than gregory' was telling us something you might ( or might not) be interested to know that it tlls me nothing. Dates of birth for my sister and I are 9th May 1959, and 29th October 1959. Not only does that mean that by some standards we are old(!) but also that there is only 5 months 20days between us. Any reader who does not believe me is welcome to request e-mailed copies of certificates. I guess I could set this as a teaser to see if you can all work out how it happened.

Have you got the same mother?

Hahaha okay, oops, I was trying to figure out WHO had WHAT child, and for a while I was really frustrated because it was impossible to find out if it was John or Frederic who belonge dto Beatric haha. But THEN I realized you only wanted the numbers so no prob, my bad, good teaser!

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