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Northwest to the Pole and Two-Headed Coins (Math Chat)

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Author:Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
Description: Suppose you start at the earth's equator and travel continuously northwest until you reach the North Pole. What does your path look like? How long is your path?

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