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Topic: a problem solver
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Elise Teitelbaum

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Re: a problem solver
Posted: Dec 10, 2009 7:50 PM
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Help support the economy:

Hire a housekeeper, gardener and babysitter. Mr and Mrs go out for dinner
and a movie.

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 3:57 PM, <barnsky@optonline.net> wrote:

> Here is a problem.... any ideas...
>
> Mr. and Mrs. Clean have three household tasks to perform/
> 1) Their first floor must be swept. They only have one broom and the task
> takes 30 minutes.
> 2) The lawn must be mowed. They have only one mower, and this also takes
> 30 minutes.
> 3) Their baby must be fed and put to bed. They only have one baby and
> this , too, requires 30 minutes.
>
> How should they go about performing these tasks so as to accomplish all of
> them in a minimum amount of time?
>
>
> I have an answer but I am wondering what everybody thinks..
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