Category Archives: Algebra

The Cannonball Treasure

“Hey Jack, look over there, a small chapel hidden behind those palm trees in the jungle,” said Jill, pointing excitedly, “let’s have a look.” Jack and Jill were enjoying their vacation wandering about on the island of La Gaviota in … Continue reading

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The Dice Club Game

One Saturday afternoon, as Jack, now a full-fledged member, entered the Snake Eyes Dice Club in River City, he saw four persons throwing dice at a felt-covered table with Vince, the dealer. “What’s up today, Vince?” asked Jack. “Let me … Continue reading

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The World Tour

On a Saturday evening early in May, there was a televised live band Latin dance show with ten selected couples gyrating at the Mundo de Salsa Dance Hall. “Welcome to the Buenavista Travel Agency promotional dance, amigos. At the end … Continue reading

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The Missing Digits

“What am I going to do with this entry, Sir,” moaned accountant Mortimer Squigg scratching the few hairs left on his bald head as his boss, Sir Algoquin Marshwiggin, entered his office, “we need it to complete the annual audit … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Hat

It was well known amongst his colleagues that professor Ambrose Helleborus would leave the house and later return without his hat, as a matter of fact, according to his housekeeper, Mrs. MacGillicuddy, this would regularly occur once after every four … Continue reading

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The Chinese Round Table

One fine evening, Jack and Jill were dining at the Fu Manchu Magic Noodle House, their favorite Chinese restaurant. They sat at a round table served by their regular waitress, Wang Shu. A number of dishes containing delicious tidbits for … Continue reading

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The Flying Card

At the Lucky Duck casino Nick, the dealer, was sitting at a green felt table and practicing fancy acrobatic shuffles with a deck of cards when suddenly one card flew away and sailed into a nearby plant bed with some … Continue reading

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The Date Lineup

Wilbur went to a dating club one Saturday evening to pick up a date for dinner. As he entered The Quick Date Club, he saw what he wanted: a tall brunette with a shapely figure. She had the name Alice … Continue reading

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The Threes Puzzle

“Daddy, I’d like to have the little red bicycle you see in the shop window over there,” Lenny said pointing, as they were taking a walk along the avenue. “Sure, Lenny,” said daddy, “If you can solve a little puzzle, … Continue reading

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Playing “Dragon Slayer”

Iggy was playing “Dragon Slayer” on the screen. On his quest for the Holy Grail, Sir Lancelot mounted on his white charger was nearing the bridge of the Grand Dragon who posed a riddle, and the eerie scream of the … Continue reading

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