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Posted by **Tyler** on Friday, September 21, 2007 at 4:52pm.

What are the ages of the barber's children, and how did the professor figure it out?

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**bobpursley**, Friday, September 21, 2007 at 5:23pmWhat are the whole number factors of 36? A kid with blonde hair is not 1. Brothers/sisters cannot be the same age.

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**Tyler**, Friday, September 21, 2007 at 9:19pmThe only possible answers I found were 1, 1, 36

1, 2, 18

1, 3, 12

1, 4, 9

1, 6, 6

2, 2, 9

2, 3, 6

2, 4, 4

3, 3, 4

9, 2, 3

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**Tyler**, Friday, September 21, 2007 at 9:21pm2, 3, 6

9, 2, 3

So, Im still trying to narrow it down.

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**Frank**, Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 11:34amIf the sum of the ages were unique, then the mathematician would have been able to solve it after the second piece of information...

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