This informative post will be posted on Saturday along with my usual writing. You are invited to participate with the opening question.
Brain Teaser Question
Anne has 3 blouses, 4 skirts, and 2 pairs of shoes. How many different outfits can she wear if an outfit consists of any blouse worn with any skirt and either pair of shoes?
(answer found at the end of this post)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) served as the third President of the United States for two 4-year terms (1801-1809). He was an accomplished farmer, lawyer, and architect.
Some interesting notes about Jefferson included:
- Governor of Virginia
- Founded the University of Virginia
- Portrait found on two-dollar bill and nickel (five cent coin)
- One of four Presidents with images carved on South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore
Following his election in 1800, Jefferson was given a major opportunity in greatly expand the land size of the young United States. France was in need to extra money because of Napoleon Bonaparte’s ongoing European wars. They offered to sell their stake in North America, which became known as the Louisiana Purchase, for $15 million in 1803.
Answer to Brain Teaser Question
24 (3 x 4 x 2 = 24)