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If everybody who posts questions would only learn the simple thing of being accurate they would come away with more than if they learned 100 theorems.
Yes, the wording was the cause of the problem.
I agree with his answer too. But the only reason that question did not fall in post #7 was because of the omitted words.
It can only be considered obvious if one is willing to accept my interpretaion of it as in post #13.
between "from" and "on" there is an important phrase missing. This is the confusion!
How old is this guy? This corresponds to VN grade 9. The teacher forces my grade 6 son to read the grade 9 textbook. Now he can do it. It looks obvious.
Second attempt at a diagram.
it was correct.
Ah, I think I have it. 27 and 6 are the distances of on of the points on the circumference of the table. Figured it out from bobbym's equation. Good job on figuring it out, bobbym!
r = 51 and r = 15
we reject r = 15 so the answer is r = 51.
Do you agree with Q3?