The Phantom Tollbooth .


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What is a dodecahedron?. What\'s a rod???. DIGITOPOLIS 5miles 1,600 bars 8,800 yards 26,400 feet 316,800 inches 633,600 half inchesAND THEN SOME. Is it speedier to go by miles or half creeps?. . What\'s he saying??.
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The Phantom Tollbooth A (Somewhat) Mathematical Journey

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What is a dodecahedron?

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What\'s a bar??? DIGITOPOLIS 5 miles 1,600 bars 8,800 yards 26,400 feet 316,800 inches 633,600 half inches AND THEN SOME

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Is it faster to go by miles or half inches?

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What\'s he saying?? "On the off chance that a little auto conveying three individuals at thirty miles a hour for ten minutes along a street five miles in length at 11:35 in the morning begins in the meantime as three individuals who have been going in a little vehicle at twenty miles a hour for fifteen minutes on another street precisely twice the length one a large portion of the separation of the other, while a puppy, a bug, and a kid travel an equivalent separation in a similar time or a similar separation in an equivalent time along a third street in mid-October, then which one arrives first and which is the most ideal approach to go?" (p. 174)

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How can he realize that, and why would it be advisable for us to mind? "Why, did you realize that if a beaver two feet long with a tail a foot and a half long can manufacture a dam twelve feet high and six feet wide in two days, all you would need to construct Boulder Dam is a beaver sixty-eight feet long with a fifty-one foot tail?" (p. 175)

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Would subtraction stew truly make you a few circumstances hungrier than you were? What might be a superior name for it?

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What are the sixteen purposes of the compass? What degrees would they relate to in the Mathemagician\'s office?

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Are Milo and the Mathemagician adjust?

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what number youngsters are in the normal family now?

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Can you translate this letter? 4738 1919, 667 394017 5841 62589 85371 14 39588 7190434 203 27689 57131 481206. 5864 98053, 62179875073 What do you think it may state?

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Why do you think King Azaz and the Mathemagician had so much inconvenience imparting?

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Your Assignment: PICK ONE Answer the question, "What are the sixteen purposes of the compass? What degrees would they compare to in the Mathemagician\'s office?" Research to discover what number of youngsters are in the normal family now. Compose a sensible interpretation of the Mathemagician\'s letter to King Azaz. Reward: Create a "reproduction" of either the Mathemagician\'s robe or the Dodecahedron. This is would supplant a homework review.

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