Hello,

In one year a father will be 100 times as old as his son.

In nine years he will be only 4 times as old as his son.

What's daddy doin'?

Greetings

EB

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- Jun 22nd 2006, 11:57 AMearbothThis time: Father and son
Hello,

In one year a father will be 100 times as old as his son.

In nine years he will be only 4 times as old as his son.

What's daddy doin'?

Greetings

EB - Jul 4th 2006, 09:39 AMSoroban
Hello, earboth!

I've heard a slightly different version.

I think it's funnier . . . it caught me completely off-guard.

Quote:

In one year a father will be 100 times as old as his son.

In nine years he will be only 4 times as old as his son.

What's daddy doin'?

In one year a mother will be 100 times as old as her son.

In nine years she will be only 4 times as old as her son.

Where's the father?

- Jul 4th 2006, 12:37 PMearbothQuote:

Originally Posted by**Soroban**

it seems to me as if we're talking about the same family.

But you're right: Your version is much more surprising, so - with your permission - I would like to use your text.

Thanks for the modified problem.

Best wishes.

EB