Two brothers

Question:

There are two brothers whose combined age is eleven years. One is ten years older than the other. What are their ages?

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Solution: They are 10.5 and 0.5 years old.

A common wrong answer is 10 and 1. This is wrong because the difference in age would be 9, not 10.

 

 

 

 

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