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## #2651 2014-06-06 00:57:05

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2652 2014-06-06 01:27:12

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1814 is correct. Good work!

#1815. If a number, when divided by 4, is reduced by 21; what is the number?

Have a great day, bobbym!

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## #2653 2014-06-06 01:48:52

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

See you tomorrow and have a good night.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2654 2014-06-06 16:20:18

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1815 is correct. Good work!

#1816. A dog takes 4 leaps for every 5 leaps of a hare but 3 leaps of a dog are equal to 4 leaps of the hare. Compare their speeds.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2655 2014-06-06 20:11:56

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2656 2014-06-07 01:11:15

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1816 is perfect. Marvelous!

#1817. An airplane flies along the four sides of a square at the speeds of 200, 400, 600, and 800 kilometers per hour. Find the average speed of the plane around the field.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2657 2014-06-07 02:25:36

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2658 2014-06-07 17:09:10

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1817 is correct. Stupendous!

#1818. Walking at

of its usual speed, a train is 10 minutes too late. Find its usual time to cover the journey.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2659 2014-06-07 20:39:51

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2660 2014-06-07 23:42:22

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1818 is correct. Good work!

#1819. If the wages of 6 men for 15 days be \$2100, then find the wages of 9 men for 12 days.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2661 2014-06-08 05:31:38

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2662 2014-06-09 02:26:25

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1819 is correct. Neat work!

#1820. If 9 engines consume 24 tons of coal, when each is working 8 hours a day, how much coal will be required for 8 engines, each running 13 hours a day, it being given that 3 engines of former type consume as much as 4 engines of latter type?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2663 2014-06-09 04:38:47

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2664 2014-06-09 09:17:41

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1820 is correct. Splendid!

#1821. If the cost of x meters of wire is d dollars, then what is the cost of y meters of wire at the same rate?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2665 2014-06-09 09:27:57

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #2666 2014-06-09 21:01:10

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

#1822. If a quarter kilogram of potato costs 60 cents, how many cents will 200 grams cost?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2667 2014-06-10 02:10:30

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

Online

## #2668 2014-06-10 16:43:59

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1822 is correct. Neat job!

#1823. Find the Selling Price when Cost Price is \$56.25 and the Gain is 20%.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2669 2014-06-10 18:06:40

bobbym
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

Online

## #2670 2014-06-11 01:24:11

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1823 is correct. Good work!

#1824. If the cost price is 96% of the selling price, then what is the profit percent?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2671 2014-06-11 03:55:19

bobbym
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

Online

## #2672 2014-06-11 15:52:35

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1824 is correct. Well done!

#1825. Solve the following system of equations:

and
.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2673 2014-06-12 00:52:15

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

#1826. A vendor bought bananas at 6 for \$10 and sold them at 4 for \$6. Find his gain or loss percent.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2674 2014-06-12 03:40:30

bobbym
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

Online

## #2675 2014-06-13 00:37:49

ganesh
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Posts: 20,330

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1826 is correct. Well done!

#1827. A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 960 grams for a kilogram weight. Find his gain percent.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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