Math

A man asked his neighbour’s son age. He replied in a mathematical way. My son is five times as old as my daughter and my wife is five times as old as my son. I am twice as old as my wife whereas my grandmother, who is celebrating her eightyfirst birthday is as old as all of us put together.
How old is the man’s son?
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Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?
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How many cases do you need if you have to pack 112 pairs of shoes into cases that each hold 28 shoes?
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I am six letters. When you take one away I am twelve.
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In a party of 35 people, there are twice as many women as children and twice as many children as men.
How many of each are there?
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A bag of potatoes weighs 50 Kgs divided by half of its weight. How much does the bag of potatoes weight?
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Gordon is twice as old as Tony was when Gordon was as old as Tony is now. The combined age of Gordon and Tony is 112 years.
How old are Gordon and Tony now?
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A girl found that she had a 56 cms strip of ribbon. She could cut a cm off every second. How long would it take for her to cut 56 pieces?
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A train leaves New York City for Alle City at 15 mph. At the very same time, a train leaves Alle City for New York City at 20 mph on the same track. At the same moment, a bird leaves the New York City train station and flies towards the Alle City train station at 25 mph. When the bird reaches the train from Alle City, it immediately reverses direction. It then continues to fly at the same speed towards the train from New York City, when it reverses its direction again, and so forth. The bird continues to do this until the trains collide. How far would the bird have travelled in the meantime ?
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