Answers to the First Puzzler!

And now, the solutions for the puzzlers from

Arithmetic Made Familiar and Easy

Puzzler 1 asked you to figure out the ages of girl and older man at the time of their wedding.  The answer is that she was 15 and he was 45 years old.  Here’s how the author of Arithmetic Made Familiar and Easy explains how to get the answer.

189 190

Puzzler 2 asked you to calculate how many geese the pretty maid was herding.  Here’s how to get the answer of 99 feathered friends…

183 184

Thanks for playing  “Stump the Chump”  with Cotsen…