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Two mothers and two daughters entered a room. After an hour, three mothers and five daughters............ What happened?

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Two mothers and two daughters entered a room.
After an hour, three mothers and five daughters came out of the room.
What happened?

posted Apr 2, 2018 by Harshita Dhaliwal

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While entering the room:
Grandmother + Mother + Daughter (Pregnant).

Mother => Daughter of Grandmother => No: of Daughters = 1
Daughter => Daughter of Mother => No: of Daughters =2.

Grandmother => Mother of Mother => No: of Mothers = 1
Mother => Mother of Daughter => No: of Mothers = 2.

On exiting:
Grandmother + Mother + Daughter + triplets (all female)

Mother => Daughter of Grandmother => No: of Daughters = 1
Daughter => Daughter of Mother => No: of Daughters = 2
triplets => Daughter of Daughter => No: of Daughters = 2 + 3 = 5.

Grandmother => Mother of Mother => No: of Mothers = 1
Mother => Mother of Daughter => No: of Mothers = 2.

answer Apr 2, 2018 by Tejas Naik
very good
properly explained



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