How Many?

Let’s crunch some numbers with this brainteaser…

Tim Tamez and Suzy Winkleman were dating. One day, Suzy asked Tim, “Would you like to meet my family?”
“Sure,” said Tim.
“We Winkleman’s are a big family,” she warned.
“I can handle it,” said Tim. “How many are you?”
Suzy said, “Well, Mr. and Mrs. Winkleman have six daughters and each daughter has one brother.”
How many people are in the Winkleman family?


Answer: There are nine people in the Winkleman family. Each daughter shares the same brother. There are six girls, one boy and Mr. and Mrs.Winkleman.