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Helen's Family

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
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Helen has twice as many sisters as brothers. Her brother Tim has three times as many sisters as brothers. How many children are there in the family?


If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task that challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.