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bobbym
2013-08-12 02:47:58

Hi;

Au101 brings up some possibilities I did not think of and has a point.

Al-Allo
2013-08-12 02:29:54

I don't think the problem was meant to be that complicated lol But it's good to try, and like bobbym said, wait for more people to answer.

Au101
2013-08-12 00:06:20

I'm not sure that's necessarily true. NN could be a woman and, therefore, the mother of "the son of NN". The father of "the son of NN" would then be her husband/spouse/whatever. Then the son of the father of NN would be NN's brother and, therefore, the uncle of "the son of NN" and the brother-in-law of "the father of the son of NN".

Presumably the use of the word "the" excludes the other possibility that "the father of NN" had many sons, and - therefore - one of them was NN's brothers.

Al-Allo
2013-08-11 23:21:08

Good ! Sadly i don't have the solution ^^

ShivamS
2013-08-11 23:20:03

Yeah, I would think they are both NN.

Al-Allo
2013-08-11 23:15:05

Ah ok.

Wait you mean from me or other members?

bobbym
2013-08-11 23:12:38

Hi;

I would agree but let's wait for more input.

Al-Allo
2013-08-11 23:03:38

Are the father of the son of NN and the son of the father of NN the same person ?

i say yes, and it's NN. Am i right ???


NN                                 Father

Son                                 NN

This how I imagined it. thanks

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