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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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Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

Maburo
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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
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

Maburo
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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
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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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
Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 24,626

### 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
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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