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Famed archaeologist Sir Cecil Blithering-Smythe has long dreamt of excavating the legendary city of Mathopolis – of which many had heard, but none knew where it lay. Until now! For Sir Cecil has discovered an ancient stone tablet with a strange passage inscribed upon it:
To find Mathopolis, begin your first journey at Magna-Genesis and travel to Algebraica, turning thence by an orthogonal angle left, and continuing a like distance to the end of your first journey. Begin your second journey also at Magna-Genesis and travel to Analytica, turning thence by an orthogonal angle right, and continuing a like distance to the end of your second journey. Mathopolis lies midway between the end of your first journey and the end of your second journey.
There is just one problem – it is well known where lie the ancient cities of Algebraica and Analytica, but the early settlement of Magna-Genesis was long ago swept away by the desert sands, and its location is now lost forever.
Today's challenge: Can you tell Sir Cecil where to find Mathopolis?


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