Questions 1.

Each year in the Chinese calendar is named after one of 12 animals. The year 1985 was the Year of the Ox. How many in the 20th century are "Years of the Ox"?

Cleopatra was 39 years old when she died in 30 B.C. In what year was she born?

How many more events are there in a decathlon than a triathlon?

In the novel, Robinson Crusoe, Crusoe was stranded on an island for 10,280 days. To the nearest year, how many years was he stranded?

A clock shows the correct time on May 1 at 1:00 P.M. The clock loses 20 minutes a day. What will be the next date when this clock shows the correct time?

It is impossible to find a formula to determine the roots to an arbitrary polynomial of degree 5 or higher. When and by whom was this first discovered? Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks.

Questions 2.

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