www.TheMathWebSite.com       Enrichment Problems B
      Answer is at Bottom of Page.

      A Young Lady :

There was a young lady of Lee,
Whose age had its last digit three.
If you total the two,
Which is easy to do,
One less than a square you will see.

Copyright © 1994-. All rights reserved.    www.TheMathWebSite.com       B1

----------------- Cut or Fold Page Back Along This Line -----------------------

      A Young Lady :     ANSWER

Assume her age was (10x+3). Then, x+3 = n.n-1.
So, x = n.n-4. Since x is a single digit number, x = 5.
So her age was 53 years.