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Old 07-21-2013, 04:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The last widow, Gertrude Janeway, died in 2003 at age 93.

help me on this one!!!!
She was born in 1913 right.....
a 15 yr old in the last yr 1865......was 48 when she was born!!!!!!

(help me if my math is wrong!!!???)
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The last widow, Gertrude Janeway, died in 2003 at age 93.

help me on this one!!!!
She was born in 1913 right.....
a 15 yr old in the last yr 1865......was 48 when she was born!!!!!!

(help me if my math is wrong!!!???)
She would have been born in 1910 (2003 - 93 = 1910).

Someone who was 15 in 1865 would have been born in 1850, and so would have been 75 when she was 15.
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Old 07-21-2013, 10:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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