Macalester College Problems of the Week

Fall 1996

All problems © Copyright 1996 Stan Wagon. Reproduced with permission.

Please don't ask us for answers! Solutions for almost every problem are posted to the mailing list, but at Professor Wagon's request we do not reproduce them here. (Any solutions you see here are my own.) If you can't sleep without knowing the answer to one of these problems, please contact Professor Wagon at

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1 May 2000