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Fraction Frustration (Posted on 2004-03-24) Difficulty: 3 of 5
One third of twelve if you divide
By just one fifth of seven,
The true result (correctly tried)
Exactly is eleven.

How is this possible?

See The Solution Submitted by Gamer    
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Solution | Comment 4 of 10 |

One third of twelve is "lv"
One fifth of seven is "v"
lv=55 and v=5 in Roman numerals.
lv/v = 55/5 = 11

  Posted by Brian Smith on 2004-03-24 08:48:28
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