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    A riddle wrapped in an enigma
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    Where is the father?

    The mother is 21 years older than the child.
    6 years from now, the mother will be 5 times as old as the child.

    Question : Where is the father?


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    Hello, masters!

    I dearly LOVE this problem!

    I first saw it only a few years ago and have been chuckling ever since.

    Well, not "ever since", otherwise I wouldn't have forgotten about it
    . . and I would have posted it myself.

    Thanks for the reminder.

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