Difficulty: Fun
Ash and Stacy Brull have five daughters. Each of their daughters has one brother. How many people are there in the Brull family?

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Brainteaser hint

Remember to count parents, daughters and sons separately!

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Brainteaser answer

Ash and Stacy only have one son, who is a brother to all their daughters! So there are two parents, five daughters and a son. That makes eight people in total.

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2 responses

  1. Ted Avatar

    Are you *trying* to trick readers? 😉

    (You’ve used a plural verb-conjugation, for a singular noun.)

    1. David Avatar

      Whee! good catch – I’ll fix the grammar now…

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