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Puzzle No. 5

Posted on 29 January 2016

There was a 100-acre beach plot in the year 2010, but each year about 2 acres of the land gets permanently submerged due to the rising sea level. The plot is to be exactly divided between 3 brothers; with the legal clause that each brother will get as many acres as his own age. If the brothers were born in the years 1986, 1988 and 1991, then in which year will they be able to divide the land between themselves?

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