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#91 jireneyoon

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Posted 20 April 2008 - 12:36 AM

These girls have another sibling, so they are triplits! (or some other quantity other than 2)
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#92 vvildcard

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Posted 30 April 2008 - 07:38 AM

My best idea is that there are in fact two mothers involved, one of which is the mother of the other (ie: grandmother). A daughter and her mother both give birth at the same time (didn't they make a movie about this? ... with Steve Martin, I think) and the grandmother is classified, in a more traditional sense, as the mother of both babies.
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#93 Analytical1

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 03:23 PM

They were adopted, the adoptive mother has assumed the position of "mother" upon birth. It says "to the same mother" and not "from the same mother"
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#94 alphaprime73

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 04:34 PM

Twins - Back to the Logic Puzzles
Two girls are born to the same mother, on the same day, at the same time (Edit: of course, not both at once - one right after the other - you know what I mean ;) ), in the same month and year and yet they're not twins. How can this be?


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#95 Dmann1978

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 07:46 PM

It's possible for the mother to have had two eggs that were fertilized at the same time.
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#96 riddle maniac

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Posted 30 May 2008 - 08:03 AM

Twins - Back to the Logic Puzzles
Two girls are born to the same mother, on the same day, at the same time (Edit: of course, not both at once - one right after the other - you know what I mean ;) ), in the same month and year and yet they're not twins. How can this be?


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#97 sandYMannnn

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 08:24 PM

The two children were born on a leap year
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#98 bwmeekin

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 05:45 PM

dunno unless when you say there not twins you could say there triplets or quadruplets :huh:


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#99 KatieBug

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 01:03 AM

Well when we are still an egg, we have 20 X chromones until the egg is fertilized. Each sperm has the X(girl) or Y(boy) chromosone. So when the egg is fertilized, it's a 50/50 chance it will be boy or girl. But when two sperm fertlize the egg it creats twins so if the inherit different traits then they don't have to be twins ;)
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#100 Scraff

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 03:57 AM

Well when we are still an egg, we have 20 X chromones until the egg is fertilized.

Not sure where you got this idea or where you got the number 20. An egg has one X chromosome, not 20. A sperm cell has either one X chromosome or one Y chromosome.


But when two sperm fertlize the egg it creats twins so if the inherit different traits then they don't have to be twins ;)

Yes, they do. Although twins occurring due to two different sperm fertilizing one egg is extremely rare, they are still twins.
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