February 23, 2017

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 9:43am.

A census taker came back to a house where a man lived with his three children. The census taker asked, "What is your house number?" The man replied, "The product of my children's ages is 72 and the sum of their ages is my house number." "But that's not enough information," the census taker insisted. "All right," answered the farmer, "the oldest loves cherry pie.

What is the farmer's house number?

Is the answer for this problem 14 or 15?

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