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- Putnam problem notes
- Problem 851: Lattice tie a knot
- Problem 850: Squarely sorted
- Problem 849: Alice Rosencrantz and Bob Guildenstern
- Problem 848: An odd Egyptian puzzle
- Problem 847: Cover the triangle
- Problem 846: A pleasurable puzzle
- Problem 845: How not to shuffle 351 times
- Problem 844: The Integers of 1996
- Problem 843: Sums of powers of two
- Problem 842: E-Mail magic
- Problem 841: How many squares?
- Problem 840: Martin Gardner's April Fool's map
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