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Subj:.....Ali Baba And The Thieves (S629) 
          From: Puzzles And Brain Teasers
          on 1/25/2008
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Source: http://www.afunzone.com/adailypuzzle/01-26-09.html
 

Take the number of states before Alaska and Hawaii were added.
Double that and add the number of "winds."  Then subtract the
number of Ali Baba's thieves, not counting Ali Baba.  Divide
by the number of days in May minus 1.  Cube the result.  What
do you get?

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from darrell94590 on 1/2/2006
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              THE SOLUTION
 

Eight because  ( ( 48x2 + 4 - 40) / 30 )³  =  8

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