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Jewish Problems (& solutions)  
« on: Oct 11th, 2011, 7:24am »
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tl;dr - Some thought-provoking math questions of high-school level.
 
This is a special collection of problems that were given to select applicants during oral entrance exams to the math department of Moscow State University. These problems were designed to prevent Jews and other undesirables from getting a passing grade. Among problems that were used by the department to blackball unwanted candidate students, these problems are distinguished by having a simple solution that is difficult to find. Using problems with a simple solution protected the administration from extra complaints and appeals. This collection therefore has mathematical as well as historical value.  
 
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1110.1556v1
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Re: Jewish Problems (& solutions)  
« Reply #1 on: Oct 11th, 2011, 9:17am »
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Thanks for that, nakil.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: Oct 13th, 2011, 4:11am »
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Welcome Sir !  Smiley
 
The main link is http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.1556 .
 
(And the name is Nakli, which means 'fake' in Hindi )
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Re: Jewish Problems (& solutions)  
« Reply #3 on: Dec 6th, 2011, 4:25pm »
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I think the tittle is very offended Tongue
But it's ok when comes to riddles Smiley)
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« Reply #4 on: Sep 10th, 2014, 9:06am »
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Awesome, thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #5 on: Jun 21st, 2016, 5:38am »
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Thanks for the awesome link!
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