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Q 246. Master: “How old are you?”

A. Student: “I’m fifty years old.”

Master: “How old is fifty years?”

Student: “I don’t know.”

Master: “How come you still don’t know your age?”

Student: “How old are you, Sir?”

Master: “Eighty years old.”

Student: “How old is eighty years?”

Master: “Eight times ten is eighty.”

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Commentary:

Don’t think that the student’s right answer is five times ten.

The curved can’t contain the straight.

 

 

©Boo Ahm

 

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