Home > Golden Oldie of the Week Archive Detail

<< Prev 12/7/2008 Next >>

(Un)Fair(er) Share

Divide $40 among 5 men, 6 women, and 7 boys; giving each woman twice as much as each boy, and each man twice as each woman.


Source: B. Smith & A. McMurchy's Advanced Arithmetic for Canadian Schools, 1871, p. 73