# How many sons and daughters are in the family?

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In the Sharma family, each daughter has the same number of brothers as she has sisters. Each son has twice as many sisters as he has brothers.

How many sons and daughters are in the family?

posted Jan 30, 2015

4 daughters 3 sons

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A river should be crossed by a father, a mother and their two sons and two daughters.
There are some rules that should be followed while crossing the river. There can be only two people in the raft while crossing. The daughters cannot be with their father unless there is the presence of the mother. The sons cannot be with their mothers unless the father is present. Unless the guard is on the board, the criminals cannot be with any of the family members. Only the adults like the father, the guard, and the mother knows to use the raft.

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Dinesh has the same number of brothers as sisters.
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