Maths folk sums

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Maths folk sums

  1. 1. Mathematical Folklore Slovakia
  2. 2. Mathematics does not know the bordersIN A VILLAGE DOLNÉ SALIBY,THERE WAS A FAMILYAND IT LOOKED VERY HAPPILY.ALL MEMBERS WERE MENAND THEY LIKED THEIR HEN.ONE DAY THEY WENT ON A TRIP,BUT THEY COULDN´T FIND ANY SHIP.MEN HAD TO WALK ON FOOT.THERE WERE 2 SONS, 2 FATHERS, 1 GRANDAD, 1 GRANDSONHOW MANY PEOPLE WERE THERE?
  3. 3. Mathematics does not know the bordersTHERE IS A BOY CALLED JOHNHE´S GOT SIX BROTHERS, HAVEYOU KNOWN?JOHN DOESN´T KNOW WHEREHE WAS BORN,MAYBE IN TEPLICE OR ILAVA,SURELY IT WASN´T IN OTTAWA.EVERY BROTHER HAS ONE SISTER,YOU CAN IT WHISPER.HOW MANY SIBLINGS DOESJOHN HAVE?
  4. 4. Mathematics does not know the bordersOUR NEIGHBOR HAS AN APPLE TREE, WHICHGROWS IN THE VILLAGE SLATINY.THERE ARE FORTY-SIX JUICY APPLES,BUT YOU WON´T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENSTHE HUGE WIND COMES AROUNDAND ALL THESE APPLES FALLS DOWN.ONLY THIRTEEN ONES HANGS,HOW MANY APPLES STAYS ON TREE,TRY TO GUESS?
  5. 5. Mathematics does not know the bordersTHERE WAS A BEAUTIFULMEADOW IN DUBNICA,WHERE THE GEESE DIDN´T USED TO EATPIZZA.THEY USED TO EATMAIZE AND GRASS,TO HAVE THE FEATHERS AS THE GLASS.ONE GOOSE WALKED IN FRONT OF TWOGEESE,THE SECOND GOOSE BEHIND TWOGEESEAND THE THIRD ONE BETWEEN TWOGEESE.HELP ME,HOW MANY GEESE,PLEASE?

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