Talk:Archimedes' cattle problem

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"It is not known how the sun god managed to fit his herd into Sicily." Cracked me up! - 19:03, 6 February 2007 (UTC)

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Black herd = (1/3 + 1/4) * white cows,
isn't the same as:

w = (7/12) * (B + b)


Last edited at 18:40, 30 December 2010 (UTC). Substituted at 01:46, 5 May 2016 (UTC)