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Number That List #3

In one view, statistics are numbers-in-use. John Boswell and Dan Starer published a book on "numerical lists you never knew or once knew or probably forgot." So, combining these two statements, let's see how well you do....

Insert the correct number for each list, using the answers provided below (with three numbers added as "statistical anomalies). In each case, an example of an item on that list is provided. Award yourself "bonus points" if you can name the other items on the list!

  • The ___ R's (e.g. 'Rithmetic)
  • The ___ Estates (e.g. Clergy)
  • The ___ Wives of Henry VIII (e.g. Anne Boleyn)
  • The ___ Kings George of England (e.g. George I)
  • The ___ Wonders of the Middle Ages (e.g. Great Wall of China)
  • The ___ Kings Edward of England (e.g. Edward I)
  • The ___ Kings Henry of England (e.g. Henry I)
  • The ___ Kings Louis of France (e.g.Louis I)
  • The ___ Great Lakes (e.g. Lake Superior)
  • The ___ Continents (e.g. North America)
  • The ___ Tri-Cities (e.g. Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland)
  • The ___ Seas (e.g. Pacific Ocean)
  • The ___ Hills of Rome (e.g. Aventine)
  • The ___ Provinces of Canadan(e.g. British Columbia)
  • The ___ Twin Cities in the United States (e.g. Minneapolis & St. Paul)
Answers in "ordered" order...with three "statistical anomalies:
3 4 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 12 18 25 29