(related to Problem: The Basket Of Potatoes)
Multiply together the number of potatoes, the number less one, and twice the number less one, then divide by $3.$ Thus $50,$ $49,$ and $99$ multiplied together make $242,550,$ which, divided by $3,$ gives us $80,850$ yards as the correct answer. The boy would thus have to travel $45$ miles and fifteen-sixteenths — a nice little recreation after a day's work.
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