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Posted by **coran** on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 2:51am.

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**Graham**, Monday, September 2, 2013 at 3:54amAssuming each child has only one mother.

Let m be the number of mothers who lost both children.

Let n be the number who lost only one child.

36 mothers had lost one or both of their children:

(1)... m + n = 36

62 children had lost their mothers:

(2)... 2m + n = 62

Solve for n and m.

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