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How many years was he a widower?

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A 30 year old man married a 25 year old woman. She died at age 50 and her husband was so devastated that he cried for years. Ten years after he stopped crying, he died. If he had lived to be 80, how many years was he a widower?

posted Jul 15, 2014 by Chahat Sharma

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25 years

As when he was 30 his wife was 25,
So, when his wife died she was 50, it means his age was 55.

He lived for 80, so 80-55 = 25years. he lived to be widower.

10 yrs crying and all are just to confuse.

answer Jul 15, 2014 by Kunal Shah



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