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# Two mathematicians

Best Answer Nins_Leprechaun, 02 January 2014 - 09:14 AM

I think I have it...

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### #1 Thorak

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 12:27 AM

There are two natural numbers greater than one, whose sum is less than 100.

And there are two friends: Peter, who knows the product of the numbers, and Paul, who knows their sum.

A following dialogue takes place:
Peter: "I don't know those numbers."
Paul: "I knew you wouldn't. I don't know them either."
Peter: "Now I know them!"
Paul: "Now I know them, too!"

What are those two numbers?

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### #2 Nins_Leprechaun

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 09:14 AM   Best Answer

I think I have it...
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### #3 Thorak

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 09:18 AM

yop, u are right

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### #4 Pickett

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 02:44 PM

Yeah, this is a duplicate...I posted this quite a while ago:

http://brainden.com/...p/topic/6736--/

One of my favorites

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### #5 Thorak

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 02:48 PM

ohh, sorry , didnt find it there before

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### #6 Nins_Leprechaun

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 07:17 PM

ohh, sorry , didnt find it there before

Well in any event I enjoyed solving it. So duplicate or not thank you .
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