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There are 6 sisters. Each sister has 1 brother. How many brothers are in the sisters family?

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posted Jun 18, 2015 by Maninder Bath

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there is one brother in sister family

solution Jun 18, 2015 by Pallavi Banerjee
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As all are sisters and single person is brother of all sister

solution Jul 24, 2015 by Pankaj Bora
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There are 2 answers to this question based on the punctuation, as in sisters pleural or sisters singular with an apostrophe, such as sister's family, meaning possessive.


  1. With sister's possessive, as in 1 brother/sister/family unit, thus the answer is 1.

  2. With sisters pleural then collectively there are a total of 6 brothers/sisters/family unit, thus the answer is 6.

Therefore the true answer, since the sister's possessive is missing, then the answer is 6.

solution Dec 31, 2016 by George Davros
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solution Sep 30, 2015 by Varghese Anthony
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solution Apr 12, 2016 by Erica Lorenzo
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Unless someone posts step by God damn step equations then I am going to do the mathematical way of solving this and say 6 brothers.

solution Apr 14, 2016 by anonymous
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solution Jan 4 by Nithi Mani

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