Numbers in the World (Math Chat)
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Frank Morgan, MAA Online  
Select the best occurrence in the world of each number from 1 to 10. For example, 12 is the number of eggs in a dozen or the number of months in a year... with winning reponses. Also: Math Chat has received a number of mathematical jokes, most of them terrible. This week's winner is a riddle from Peter Hegarty: Which mathematical term is named after a wellknown American politician? Algorithm.  


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