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THE SHEEPFOLD.





(Patchwork Puzzles)
It is a curious fact that the answers always given to some of the
best-known puzzles that appear in every little book of fireside
recreations that has been published for the last fifty or a hundred
years are either quite unsatisfactory or clearly wrong. Yet nobody ever
seems to detect their faults. Here is an example:--A farmer had a pen
made of fifty hurdles, capable of holding a hundred sheep only.
Supposing he wanted to make it sufficiently large to hold double that
number, how many additional hurdles must he have?


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