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## #2776 2014-07-11 12:54:29

Maburo
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### Re: Oral puzzles

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
-Albert Einstein

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## #2777 2014-07-11 20:09:10

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.

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## #2778 2014-07-11 23:35:49

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi Maburo and bobbym,

The solution #1871 is correct. Good work, Maburo and bobbym!

#1872. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

.

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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## #2779 2014-07-12 00:00:50

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2780 2014-07-12 13:41:08

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1872 is correct, bobbym! Good work!

#1873. Find the quotient and the remainder :

.

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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## #2781 2014-07-12 20:25:28

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

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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## #2782 2014-07-13 00:21:45

ganesh
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Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1873 is correct. Fantastic, bobbym!

#1874. Find the Greatest Common Divisor:

.

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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## #2783 2014-07-13 01:09:26

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2784 2014-07-13 01:58:14

Maburo
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Registered: 2013-01-08
Posts: 287

### Re: Oral puzzles

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
-Albert Einstein

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## #2785 2014-07-13 16:13:23

ganesh
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Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Maburo,

The solution #1874 is correct. Neat job, bobbym and Maburo!

#1875. Find a quadratic polynomial each with the given numbers as the sum and products of its zeros respectively.

(i) 3, 1

(ii) 2, 4.

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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## #2786 2014-07-13 23:05:35

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2787 2014-07-14 01:51:50

Maburo
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Registered: 2013-01-08
Posts: 287

### Re: Oral puzzles

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
-Albert Einstein

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## #2788 2014-07-14 14:49:39

ganesh
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Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Maburo,

The solutions #1875 as correct, bobbym and Maburo! Excellent!

(However, #1875 (ii) is

, not
, Maburo).

#1876. Find a quadratic polynomial each with the given numbers as the sum and products of its zeros respectively.

(i) (0, 4)

(ii)

.

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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## #2789 2014-07-14 19:39:21

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2790 2014-07-15 14:18:12

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1876 (both parts) are correct. Excellent!

#1877. Find a quadratic polynomial each with the given numbers as the sum and products of its zeros respectively.

(i)

.

(ii)

.

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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## #2791 2014-07-15 15:51:15

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2792 2014-07-16 00:31:46

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #1877 (both parts) are correct. Neat work!

#1878. Find a quadratic polynomial each with the given numbers as the sum and products of its zeros respectively.

(i)

.

(ii)

.

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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## #2793 2014-07-16 00:47:20

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2794 2014-07-16 14:26:52

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1878 (both parts) are correct. Excellent!

#1879. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

.

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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## #2795 2014-07-16 16:34:08

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2796 2014-07-17 00:19:51

ganesh
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Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1879 is correct. Excellent!

#1880. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

(i)

.

(ii)

.

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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## #2797 2014-07-17 00:31:45

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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## #2798 2014-07-17 02:43:53

Maburo
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Registered: 2013-01-08
Posts: 287

### Re: Oral puzzles

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
-Albert Einstein

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## #2799 2014-07-17 17:14:44

ganesh
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Posts: 20,909

### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Maburo,

Splendid, Maburo!

#1881.  Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

.

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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## #2800 2014-07-17 19:42:50

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 104,231

### 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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