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#2001 2012-07-12 00:01:35

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1524 is correct, bobbym! Neat job!

#1525. Find the average of the cubes of first 8 natural numbers.


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#2002 2012-07-12 00:15:07

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2003 2012-07-13 00:57:37

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1525 is correct. Well done!

#1526. The product of two numbers is 1452. The first number is 1/3 of the second number. Find the first number.


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#2004 2012-07-13 01:01:03

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#2005 2012-07-13 03:56:24

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2006 2012-07-14 00:25:36

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1526 is correct. Good work!

#1527. If the sum of two numbers is 22 and the sum of their squares is 404, find the product of the numbers.


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#2007 2012-07-14 00:27:27

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2008 2012-07-14 00:28:57

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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#2009 2012-07-14 23:24:19

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1527 is correct. Brilliant!

#1528. The sum of three numbers is 264. If the first number be twice the second and third number be one-third of the first, what is the second number?


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#2010 2012-07-14 23:26:16

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2011 2012-07-15 23:43:56

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1528 is perfect. Marvelous!

#1529. The sum of seven consecutive odd integers is 133. Find the least odd integer.


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#2012 2012-07-16 00:17:58

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2013 2012-07-16 03:10:30

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#2014 2012-07-16 23:44:40

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and careless25,

Good work, careless25!

#1530. The sum of two numbers is 22. Five times one number is equal to 6 times the other. Find the bigger number of the two numbers.


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#2015 2012-07-16 23:56:08

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2016 2012-07-18 00:06:18

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1530 is correct. Good work!

#1531. The sum of two numbers is 40 and their difference is 4. Find the ratio of the numbers.


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#2017 2012-07-18 00:14:11

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2018 2012-07-19 00:06:44

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1531 is correct. Good work!

#1532. The difference between 90% of a number and 74% of the same number is 268. What is 56% of that number?


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#2019 2012-07-19 01:06:53

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2020 2012-07-19 22:52:04

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1532 is perfect. Good work!

#1533. 5 out of 2250 parts of earth is sulfur. What is the percentage of sulfur in the earth?


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#2021 2012-07-19 23:00:56

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2022 2012-07-20 23:06:47

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1533 is correct. Well done!

#1534. If 16% of 40% of a number is 8, then what is the number?


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#2023 2012-07-21 00:12:37

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2024 2012-07-22 00:11:24

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1534 is correct. Good work!

#1535. In an examination, 36% of the students failed in Hindi, 54% failed in English, and 20% failed in both. What percent of the total students passed in both the subjects?


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#2025 2012-07-22 02:43:30

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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