alien math

Perhaps we should think more about alien math (pdf), since they seem to be everywhere now (see my previous post).

Or perhaps we should just try to solve some weird math problems, like this one:
"One day it started snowing in the morning at a heavy and steady rate.
A snowplow started out at noon, going 2 miles in the first hour and 1 mile in the second hour."
What time did it start snowing?"

You should assume that the snowplow's speed is inversely proportional to the height of snow.

You can find the solution here and I post this problem and link mostly for Lee, who likes math puzzles.
I think MindYourDecisions is a great source ...

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