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Puzzle 177. BABY DOLL 
Nancy has equal number of coins on her left and
right pockets. On her way to Mrs. Martin's store, she grab ten coins
from her left pocket, and placed them on her right pocket. Now, the number
of coins in her right pocket is twice the number of coins in her left
pocket. While in the store, she saw a nice little baby doll for sale at a discount price of
$6.75. Nancy grabbed all the coins from both of her pockets, and gave them to Mrs.
Martin, the store owner, for the doll. The coins consisted of pennies,
nickels, dimes, and quarters. Mrs. Martin counted the coins and returned
to Nancy two dimes. How many pennies, how many nickels, how many
dimes, and how many quarters were used to buy the baby doll.

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Bits and Beyond...
PLATO
Plato (427347 B.C.) was
the son of wealthy and influential Athenian parents. The original
name of this aristocrat was Aristocles, but in his school days he was
nicknamed Platon because of his broad shoulders. He was a student of
Socrates. After the death of Socrates, he went to Italy and studied
under the students of Pythagoras. Here, he also spent several years
as an adviser to the ruling family of Syracuse. In 387 B.C., he returned to
Athens and established his school of philosophy, the Academy,
where Aristotle was one of his most notable students. Most of his written works are in
the form of dialogues. These works include The Crito, The Phaedo,
The Phaedrus, The Symposium, and The Republic.

