Hello, Ideasman!
AfterShock is absolutely correct.
This is a classic Trick Question . . .
Suppose five volumes of books, each volume containing 200 pages,
. . are lined up in normal, uniform order on a shelf.
How many pages are there from the front cover of the first volume
. . to the back cover of the last volume?Code:*---* *---* *---* *---* *---* | | | | | | | | | | | 1 | | 2 | | 3 | | 4 | | 5 | | | | | | | | | | | *---* *---* *---* *---* *---* ↑ ↑ first page last page of Vol. 1 of Vol. 5