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Thursday, November 01, 2007
You Married Who?
A man left a legacy of $10,000 to three relatives and their wives. Together, the wives received $3960. June received $100 more than Camille, and Martha received $100 more than June. Jack Smith was given just as much as his wife, Horace Saunders got half as much again as his wife, and Terry Conners received twice as much as his wife. Which wife belongs to which husband?
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10k dollars for a legacy. Thats a damn good price. I got mine for 20kReplyDelete
Camille, June and Martha received respectively $1220, $1320 and $1420 for a total of $3960.ReplyDelete
Jack Smith receives as much as his wife Camille, $1220
Horace Saunders gets half as much again as his wife June, $1980
Terry Connors receives twice as much as his wife Martha, $2840.