The Volokh Conspiracy

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Which Is Larger in Area, Colorado or Wyoming?


Hint: There's an interesting geometrical reason for the answer. Further hint: The first hint, coupled with your knowledge of how such puzzles are constructed, may suffice to give you the answer even if you didn't know, say, how many degrees of latitude or longitude each state's border traverses.