Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Opera Tickets

Sam Finkelstein bought some tickets for Puccini’s opera La Bohème starring the famous diva Lorelei von Morgenstern to sell them at a profit when tickets were scarce as Saturday approached. He bought 100 tickets, balcony box seats at 120 dollars, … Continue reading

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Jewelry Shopping

Miss Frilly Donahue went to do some shopping for jewelry as she wanted to expand her collection. Frilly had just bought a fancy new multi-level jewelry box with a large mirror. Miss Frilly Donahue went to the Kasbah where her … Continue reading

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The Egg Dozens

Mr. Jones, the math teacher, was told by his wife Molly to go to farmer Elmer Sudd’s grocery store to buy some eggs as she wanted to bake a cake for their son Seymour’s birthday. Mr. Jones puttered out of … Continue reading

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The Very Large Book

A publisher issued a very large book and was told that the printer had used 6699 symbols for the page numbers, including 13 pages with Roman numerals in the front matter of the book. Can you work out how many … Continue reading

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