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Golden spheres

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A California miner has a spherical ball of gold, 2 inches in diamter, which he wants to exchange for spherical balls 1 inch in diameter.  How many of the smaller spheres should he receive? (Soule's Mathematics, New Orleans, 1893)

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"Golden spheres," Loci (August 2005)

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