# Grandfather's birthday - math puzzle

More than twenty years ago, Tim asked his grandfather who was celebrating his birthday that day: "How old are you now?" Grandfather smiled and said: "Add the digits of my year of birth and multiply the answer by 4." Tim would have looked so uncomfortable that his Grandfather immediately added, "By the way, this trick also works with the year we have on the calendar now." What was grandfathers age?

# Four vagabonds - math puzzle

A very rich lady goes with a bag of coins (not more than 400) to the city. In the city she meets four vagabonds. She gives the first vagabond 4 coins and a quarter of the number of coins which is left in the bag. She applies the same procedure to the second, third and fourth vagabond (so division by 4 worked always). With how many coins did she leave home?