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Did You Get the Yoke?

But suppose I have a piece of meadow that is three times as large as the field of my neighbor Dagantakala, but he buyeth a yoke of land in addition and now mine is only twice as large as his. How many yoke have both fields?



Solution:

Source: Thomas Mann's Joseph and His Brothers, (4-part novel published over 16 years in the 1900s)