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#101 2017-04-11 00:24:46

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The Answer II 106 is very close to the given range of ± 5%. Excellent, bobbym!

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II 108. Adult humans have roughly how many red blood cells at any given time, comprising approximately 70% all cells by number (approximately)?

II 109. How many platelets in each microliter of human blood approximately?


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#102 2017-04-11 00:29:45

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#103 2017-04-11 14:23:54

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The Answer II 108 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

II 110. What is the area of Pacific Ocean?  (in square kilometers or square miles) (±10%)

II 111. What is the area of Atlantic Ocean?  (in square kilometers or square miles) (±10%)


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#104 2017-04-11 16:41:23

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My memory is not as bad as my sister thinks or was it my brother...I forget.

You told me those answers.


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#105 2017-04-11 17:24:08

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II 110 and II 111 are correct. By oversight, I posted the known answers.

II 112. The Pan-American Highway is a network of roads measuring about how many kilometers or miles in total length?

II 113. The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around how many square kilometers or square miles? (The area's importance largely results from one-third of the world's shipping sailing through its waters and that it is believed to hold huge oil and gas reserves beneath its seabed.)


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#106 2017-04-11 20:02:35

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#107 2017-04-11 22:46:59

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Good attempt, bobbym! (II 112)

II 114. The chemical element with the highest melting point is tungsten. This property makes tungsten excellent for use as filaments in light bulbs. Give the melting point in  K, °C, or °F (±10%).

II 115. Tantalum hafnium carbide

is a refractory compound with a very high melting point. Give the melting point in  K, °C, or °F (±10%).


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#108 2017-04-12 01:37:13

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#109 2017-04-12 11:25:56

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Both the Answers, II 114 and II 115, are within the given range. Excellent, bobbym!

II 116. What is the height of Empire State Building (in feet or meters) (±10%)?

II 117. What is the height of Eiffel Tower (in feet or meters) (±10%)?


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#110 2017-04-12 14:06:03

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#111 2017-04-12 17:17:42

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The first part of II 116 is perfect. II 117 is correct (within the range). Fantastic, bobbym!

II 118. What is the surface area of Lake Victoria (in square kilometers or square miles) (±10%)?

II 119. What is the surface area of Lake Huron (in square kilometers or square miles) (±10%)?


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#112 2017-04-12 18:17:02

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#113 2017-04-13 14:34:00

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The Answer II 119 is good attempt although not within the range, bobbym! Good work!

II 120. Cuquenan Falls is the second tallest major waterfall in Venezuela after Angel Falls. It is also the second tallest free-leaping waterfall in the world. Overall, it is usually cited as the 11th highest waterfall in the world. The falls drop in a single leap of around how many feet or meters? (The final portion of the falls trickles down towards the base of the Kukenan Tepui.)

II 121. Sutherland Falls is a waterfall near Milford Sound in New Zealand's South Island. The falls were long believed to be the tallest waterfall in New Zealand. What is its height in feet or meters?


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#114 2017-04-13 21:57:11

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#115 2017-04-14 00:35:57

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II 122. Hans Lippershey is known for the earliest written record of a refracting telescope, a patent he filed. Which year?

II 123. Benjamin Leroy Holt was an American inventor who patented and manufactured the first practical crawler-type tread tractor. The continuous-type track is used for heavy agricultural and engineering vehicles to spread the weight over a large area to prevent the vehicle from sinking into soft ground. He founded with his brothers the Holt Manufacturing Company. When was he born and when did he die?


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#116 2017-04-14 03:19:51

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#117 2017-04-14 14:47:34

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The Answer II 122 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

II 124. What is the area of Asia? (in square kilometers or square miles) (±10%) (about 30% of Earth's total land area and 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area.)

II 125. What is the area of Africa? (in square kilometers or square miles) (±10%)  (it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20.4 % of its total land area.)


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#118 2017-04-14 17:27:20

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#119 2017-04-14 22:59:01

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The Answer II 124 is perfect. Remarkable, bobbym!

II 126. What is the atomic number of Einsteinium?

II 127. What is the atomic number of Curium?


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#120 2017-04-14 23:34:32

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#121 2017-04-15 02:28:54

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The Answer II 126 is correct. The Answer II 127 is very close. Excellent, bobbym!

II 128. Darmstadtium is a chemical element with symbol Ds and atomic number 110. It is an extremely radioactive synthetic element. The most stable known isotope, darmstadtium-281, has a half-life of approximately 10 seconds. Darmstadtium was first created by the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research near the city of Darmstadt, Germany, after which it was named. In which year?

II 129. Hassium is a chemical element with symbol Hs and atomic number 108, named after the German state of Hesse. It is a synthetic element (an element that can be created in a laboratory but is not found in nature) and radioactive; the most stable known isotope,

, has a half-life of approximately 30 seconds. More than 100 atoms of hassium have been synthesized to date. Hassium was officially discovered by a German research team led by Peter Armbruster and Gottfried Münzenberg at the Institute for Heavy Ion Research (Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, GSI) in Darmstadt. In which year?


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#122 2017-04-15 06:18:42

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#123 2017-04-15 15:32:47

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The Answer II 128 is good attempt, bobbym!

II 130. What is the Atomic radius (empirical) in pm of Rubidium? (picometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: pm) or picometer (American spelling))

II 131. What is the Atomic radius (empirical) in pm of Caesium or cesium? (picometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: pm) or picometer (American spelling))


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#124 2017-04-16 00:30:20

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#125 2017-04-16 15:28:25

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The Answer II 131 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

II 132. What is the melting point of copper? (K, °C, or °F) (±5%)

II 133. What is the melting point of Aluminium or aluminum? (K, °C, or °F) (±5%)


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