# How old is Krishna now?

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Today was Reshma’s birthday. She turned 24. Reshma is twice as old as Krishna was when Reshma was as old as Krishna now. How old is Krishna now?

posted Jun 16, 2014

Krishna is 18 years old.
24 - x years ago Reshma was x years old
And now she is 24.
24 - x years ago Krishna was x - (24 - x) years old.

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A very simple but confusing puzzle.

A lady buys grocery worth Rs.350 from a shop. (shopkeeper selling the goods with zero profit)

The lady gives him 2000 rs note. The shopkeeper gets the change from next shop, keeps 350 for himself and returns Rs.1650 to d lady.

Later the shopkeeper of the next shop comes with the Rs.2000 note saying "duplicate" and takes his money back.
"How much LOSS did the shopkeeper face ?"

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There were two grandmothers and their two granddaughters.
There were two husbands and their two wives.
There were two fathers and their two daughters.
There were two mothers and their two sons.
There were two maidens and their two mothers.
There were two sisters and their two brothers.
Yet there are only six, who are buried here,
All are born legitimate and relationships clear.
How can this happen?