Sorry...made a huge blunder with the wording! Left an important bit out!

This is a puzzle given to me years ago by someone whose birthday fitted, and I'd forgotten about it until now.

Of course, I've lost the puzzle and repeated it from memory (which is never the best way for me), and only just now did I realise that there was a bit missing.

Fixed now, and should be a little more interesting.

]]>A MONKEY = Slang for $500 = 5 × 100

I am curious as to what this one was derived from. Coincidentally, 500 IDR (currency in my country) money once also used the picture of a primate, though this one was an orangutan.

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2^^^2 = 4

What the heck are these???

]]>That was my solution as well.

]]>I was thinking something like this:

If one shape fits perfectly inside the other one, then it is easy. Same also if one of the two dimensions are exactly the same (for example if the square is AxA and the rectangle BxC and A=B or A=C, then we compare the other sides only.

If, however, say, A>B and A<C then I guess we put one rug onto the other so that they have one common vertex (say, the lower left vertex) and then what?]]>

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Here are twelve of them:

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A similar program in BASIC:

```
x=1
y=2
d=1
ppd=0
WHILE d<13
ppd=ppd+x
x=x+y
y=y+1
d=d+1
WEND
PRINT ppd
```

And...welcome to the forum!

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]]>#33. Someone for every male child (6)

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