Social Math — UK

The venerable Henry Purslane Chichester, Sir Alistair Chichester’s ancestor, is much remembered in Chichesterton-Upon-Hogg for having wrested Henry’s Bog from the Burlingame clan in 1427. (A diehard remnant of the Burlingames still refer to it as “Burlingame’s Bog.”) Henry’s Bog has afforded abundant game and blood sport to countless generations of Chichesters.

Question: The Bog measures 2.8 square hectares. It comprises three-sevenths of the Chichester estate. How large is the estate?

(Copyright 2018 James Mansfield Nichols. All rights reserved.)

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I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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