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This is really random but I wrote this super huge story problem one day, and I used names from around the world. If anyone wants to try it, and also post any of your favorite story problems, that would be super cool. 


(Sorry if it is in any way incorrectly calculated or stated)


Antonio is 5 years old. Emma is two times Antonio’s age. Liam is older then Antonio. Cata is 1/2 of Liam’s age. Hugo is 2 years older then Cata. Martina is 20. Javiera is Martina’s age, minus Emma’s age. Sohali is Javiera’s age, times Hugo’s. Ersi is 57 years younger then Sohali.  Marta is Ersi’s age, plus 4. Jordan will be Marta’s age now, in 3 years. Tural is 16. Sadis is 40 years older then Tural. Camilia is Sadis’s age, divided by 7, then times 2. Dario will be born when Camilia is Martina’s age, plus 6. Azuel will be born 2 years after Dario, at the same time as his twin Chloe. When Jordan is 16, Chloe will be born. Enjeck is Liam’s age, plus Ersi’s. Yannick is 2 times Enjeck’s age, plus 3. Zhou will be Yannick’s age times 4 in 10 years. When he is, Chen will be 15. Alejandra is 2 years younger then Chen is now.  Lidija is Alejandra’s age, times Antonio’s. Kiecha is younger then Lidija. Yuniel is 2 times Kiecha’s age. Savvina will be 5 times Yuniel’s age now, in 8 years. Andreas is 4 years younger then Savvina. Yefri is 20 years younger then Andreas. Mariam is half Yefri’s age. Jacquelyn is Mariam’s age, minus two. Jorge is 4 years older then Jacquelyn. Beza is 3 times Jorge’s age. Mikko is Beza’s age, divided by 11. Peirre is Mikko’s age, plus 7. Janiba is Peirre’s age, minus 5. Lasha is 1 year older then Janiba. Fabian’s age is then difference between Kiecha’s and Antonio’s. If you multiply any number by Fabian’s age, you get 0. Stelios is 3 years older then Lasha. Ximena is 9 years older then Stelios. Kensia is 33 years older then Ximena. Paola is 9 years older then Kensia. Zsofi is Paola’s age, divided by 20. Lazslo is 7 years older then Zsofi. Dilja is younger then Lazslo. Ishita is 5 years older then Dilja. Ahmet is 12. Akram is 5 years older then Ishita’s age, Ahmet’s, and Dilja’s put together. Aoife is 16 years younger then Akram. Neta is 2 years younger then Aoife. Francesco is 8 years older then Neta. Ashani is 5 years older then Francesco. Hiroki is Ashani’s age divided by 5. Shiori is 7 years older then Hiroki. Shiori is the same age as Ahmet. Dasha is 5 years older Dilja. Minji is younger then Faith. Faith is 4 years older then Dasha. Ivan is older then Minji but younger then Faith. Alphia is 1 year younger then the ages of Faith, Minji, and Ivan combined. Minji is 2 years younger then Ivan. Faith is 1 year younger then Ivan and Minji’s ages combined. Ines is half as old as Alphia. Arilova is 2 years older then Ines. Hamza is 1 year older then Arilova. Xiluva is 7 years younger then Hamza. Kiran is older then Xiluva. Daan is 2 years older then Kiran. Holly is 4 times Daan’s age. Victor is 26 years older then Holly. Joakim is 3 years older then Victor. Malik is 52 years younger then Joakim. Tariq is 6 years older then Malik. Jose is 1 year younger then Tariq. Jose is 36 years older then Yuniel. Carito is younger then Jose. Jericho is Carito’s age, divided by 3, plus 10. Ola is 7 years younger then Jericho. Thiago is 2 years younger then Ola. Amir is 2 times Thiago’s age. Nastya is 6 years older Amir. Omar is Nastya’s age, minus 20, times two, squared. Amadou is younger then Omar, but 2 years older then Yi Ling. The difference between Matej’s age and Yi Ling’s is 12. The difference between Emershan’s age and Yi Ling’s is 6. Yi Ling is younger then both Emershan and Matej. Alvaro is the same age as Yi Ling’s age, Amadou’s, Matej’s, and Emershan’s combined. Alvaro is 44. Emershan is 4 years younger then Omar. Janani is 11 years younger then Carito. Linnea is older then Janani. Linnea’s age is equal to the ages of Janani, Alvaro, and Matej combined. Chet is 43 years younger then Linnea. Mohhamed is 15 years younger then Chet. Lin is younger then Akram. Sirichai is 3 years older then Lin. Kemuel is 10 years older then the ages of Mohhamed, Lin, and Sirichai combined. Hasan is 30. Hasan is 3 years younger then Kemuel. Charity is 15 years younger then Kemuel. Brycen is half as old as Charity. Griek is 1 year old. Thao is 6 years older then Griek. Massii is 3 years younger then the ages of Greik, Thao, and Brycen combined. Tanaka is Massii’s age, times Dilja’s, minus Xiluva’s, plus Kiran’s, plus Lin’s. How old is Tanaka?








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  • This is so cool! I didn’t even try to figure it out, but I love the diversity of names!
  • Mod S2S Mentor
    Wow—this is awesome!! I worked through most of it (possibly with some errors :P), but so far I'm stuck on the combination of people that would give me Lin's age. xD I'll get back to you if/when I figure the rest out!
    • Mod S2S Mentor

      OKAY, I have... an answer. Which is probably wrong, because I rather suspect I got mixed up with something or other somewhere along the line. (Goodness knows I caught a number of errors I made in the process, so one can only assume there are many more that I overlooked. xD)

      The answer I came up with is, however...
      Tanaka is 64.

      Is he? ;P
      • Yes, that is the answer I got as well, although it could be wrong :)
        • Mod S2S Mentor
          Woohoo!! :D If we both came up with the same solution, it's probably right. Thanks for creating this problem—I had a great time working through it. xD
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