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#2026 2012-07-23 01:22:00

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Hi ganesh;



Hi anonimnystefy;

Hurry up and fix your post number.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2027 2012-07-23 21:14:41

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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1535 is correct. Neat job!

#1536. 30% of 200 + √{x} = 48% of 550 - 10% of 150.
Find the value of x.


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#2028 2012-07-24 03:39:32

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2029 2012-07-24 21:03:02

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1536 is perfect. Remarkable!

#1537. After spending 25% of his money, a man has $24 left. How much he had in the beginning?


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#2030 2012-07-24 21:04:30

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Hi ganesh;



In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2031 2012-07-25 20:51:19

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1537 is correct. Well done!

#1538. If 8100 is divided into three parts with the ratio 2:3:4, then what is the smallest number?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2032 2012-07-25 22:37:39

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Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2033 2012-07-26 19:00:18

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#2034 2012-07-26 21:19:32

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1538 is correct. Neat job!

#1539. If x:y = 6:5, then what is the ratio (5x + 3y) : (5x - 3y) equal to?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2035 2012-07-26 21:23:45

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#2036 2012-07-26 21:24:44

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2037 2012-07-27 21:02:00

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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1539 is correct. Marvelous!

#1540. In a college, the ratio of number of boys to girls is 8 : 5. If there are 160 girls, find the total number of students in the college.


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2038 2012-07-27 21:08:11

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2039 2012-07-27 23:37:51

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#2040 2012-07-28 22:37:39

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1540 is correct. Neat job!

#1541. A, B, C enter into partnership with $700, $1000, and $1200 respectively. What is the share of B out of the profit of $580?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2041 2012-07-28 22:49:28

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#2042 2012-07-29 01:34:46

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2043 2012-07-29 20:23:20

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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1541 is correct. Good work!

#1542. A is twice as good a workman as B. Together, they finish the work in 14 days. In how many days can it be done by each separately?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2044 2012-07-29 20:29:50

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2045 2012-07-29 21:52:09

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#2046 2012-07-30 21:04:15

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1542 is correct, Brilliant!

#1543. A can do a work in 7 days, B in 14 days, and C in 28 days respectively. How long would they take if all the three work together?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2047 2012-07-30 21:07:13

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Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#2048 2012-07-30 22:03:14

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#2049 2012-07-31 21:44:35

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1543 is correct. Good work!

#1544. A, B, and C together can do a work in 3 days. If A and B can do the work in 4 days, then C alone can do the work in how many days?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#2050 2012-07-31 22:12:14

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

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