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A Puzzle

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fruí tiiu Viekaburg, JJliss. llera'.!. ■ Thu followinB Bdüüidedly the ueatest liitle roathamatioal puzzle tiiat has como 1,1 our uoticu. It oc3uiieJ tlio attention of une oí tlie clubs, tLo oiher ovouiug un til a late bonr and sodio ttf tho Dluinbera are suid to bo pazzlüd over it yet : A mau lias üO upple% he sella 30 for 15 ctíiitB, whicli is a half pent upieee, or two applus for omü cent, Ho eolia tlio reiiaiqin 80 for leu ooijtH, whioli 3 a tliird of u ceut apiuce, or 3 r.pplos ior 1 cont. Thu.s wo uno that for t apples lio ets i'. oentB ; üow, hofr many cetita düus bé ge't for CC appleá Tlic [ri.Kli'ir. tsucius plain onouyli, aud tile rule tí' tijroe givus tho imiaedito rcsuítof24. But on tbe otbor haad,ifhe getr 15 ceuts for 30 ofhiaapples and 10 ci:uts for üij rpmaining 30, it seems ovi(ent ihat ho geis '25 for 00. It 18 Baid to bo a poor iulu líiut won't wo:k bo'.li avs, but lliis ODO üooiuii uttarly to rof-Jtítí it.


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Michigan Argus