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Mathematics Goes to the Movies

by Burkard Polster and Marty Ross


The Mirror has Two Faces (Le Miroir \'a Deus Faces) (1958)

blackboard cannot decipher

Quite fun grilling of a student. Question on the blackboard:
What is the smallest three-digit number. Kid tries 000 first. Wrong. Then 111.
Wrong. Then interruption.