There are two boys at an international math contest

There are two boys at an international math contest in December 2013; one is British and one is American. They both write their names, the date, and their answers on the paper. The only problem is that they both have the same name and the papers cannot be told apart. What is the date?

What is the date?

There are two boys at an international math contest in December 2013; one is British and one is American. They both write their names, the date, and their answers on the paper. The only problem is that they both have the same name and the papers cannot be told apart.

What is the date?

Born Asked on November 5, 2015 in Brain Teasers.
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December 8th, 2013.In America dates are written Month/Day/Year = 12/08/13
and in Britain Day/Month/Year = 08/12/13

So the day and month must be the same so they can be changed around with the date remaining the same.

Bindas+ Answered on January 22, 2016.
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12th december,british write date/month/year ie 12/12/2013 and american month/date/year ie 12/12/2013

 

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Thinker Answered on May 9, 2016.
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