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Sr. Executive - Finance & Accounts

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 10:07

Try this one!!

Each child in a family has atleast 4 Brothers & 2 Sisters. What is the smallest number of children the family might have??

Harshal
TOWARDS FINALE

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 10:11

Punit
Analyst

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 10:27

Rashid Imam
Officer (Indirect taxation)

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 11:35

Answer is 8........ total 5 brothers and 3 sisters :)

RaGHuRaM :-)
The Easy are never Good and the Good are never Easy....

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 11:47

If each child has at least 4 brothers....then there should be 5 Boys in the family....

If each child has at least 2 sisters.....then there should be 3 girls in the family....

So minimum no. of children in the family is 8....

sagar m
article

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 11:54

The answer is 8 , ie. 5 brothers & 3 Sisters.

Jiju Oommen
BSc. Math, CA Final

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 13:06

EIGHT IS RIGHT!!

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CA. Amit Khandelwal
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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 13:16

answer is 7 and there is no doubt because if our family have 7 member including me

if me (boys) the other memebr is 6 = 4 brother and 2 sister

if me (girls) hte other member is 6 = 4 brother and 2 sister

Prajakta save
CA STUDENT

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 13:20

Jiju Oommen
BSc. Math, CA Final

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Posted On 20 June 2012 at 13:35

AFTER SOLVING THE ABOVE ... PLEASE SOLVE THIE FOLLOWING PUZZLE TOO.....

http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/brain-teaser-family-problem--206872.asp#.T-GD5Fu2m1s

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