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#101 2009-01-17 23:10:42

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#61. Two crystal spheres of diameter

are being packed in a cubic box of side length x. If the crystal spheres are placed in the box and the rest of the box is completely filled with packing powder, approximately what portion of the box is filled with packing powder?

#62. What is the sum of the first 100 terms common to the series
17, 21, 25, 29, 33, 37, ...... and 16, 21, 26, 31, 36, .........?


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#102 2009-01-17 23:14:22

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#63.Consecutive odd numbers are arranged in rows as shown below. If the rows are continued in the same pattern, what is the middle number of row 51?

                                                    1
                                                 3    5
                                               7   9   11
                                          13   15  17   19
                                       21   23  25   27   29
                                  .......................................


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#103 2009-01-18 09:35:05

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#104 2009-01-19 03:05:58

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Answer to #63:-
Correct, Muggleton!
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#105 2009-01-19 03:26:22

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#64. What is the coefficient of

in the product
?

#65. If the

terms of an Arithmetic Progression are in Geometric progression, what is the common ratio of the Gemoetric progression?

#66. If a, b, and C are in Arithmetic Progression, then

are in
(1) Arithmetic Progression
(2) Geometric Progression
(3) Harmonic Progression
(4) None of these


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#106 2009-01-19 16:22:48

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#67. If the common ratio of a Geometric progression a, b, c, d, e........ is r, is


also a Geometric Progession? If so, what is the common ratio?


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#107 2009-01-20 06:03:21

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#108 2009-01-20 17:06:31

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Answers to #64, #65, #66, and #67.
#65, #66, and #67 : Correct.
#64. Please give me some time to simplify your answer check the correctness. Iam rnning out of time now!
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#109 2009-01-20 21:24:55

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#68.The numbers 34041 and 32506 when divided by a certain number of three digits, leave the same remainder. What is the number?

#69. My wrist watch is slow by 5 minutes at 3 pm, on Wednesday. It was 8 minutes fast at 9.00 am on Friday. At what time did the watch show the correct time?

#70. A cistern has a leak which empties it in 8 hours. A tap is turned on which fills the cistern at the rate of 6 liters a minute, as a result, the cistern is now emptied in 12 hours. How many liters can the cistern hold?

#71. A certain basket-ball team has played

of its games and has 17 wins and 3 losses. What is the maximum number of games that the team can lose and still win at least
of the total games played?

#72. A log 7 feet long is cut into three pieces, the length of the longest piece being equal to the sum of the length of the other two pieces. What is the length of each piece?

#73. Simplify:-

.


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#110 2009-01-21 09:04:39

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#111 2009-01-21 16:40:19

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Answers to #68, #69, #70, #71, #72:-

Answers to #68, #69, #70 :- All correct!
Answer to #71: I get a different answer. I think it is you who have to correct your answer Please check.
#72 :


Okay, #72 stands corrected, as desired by JaneFairfax!
#72. A log 7 meters long is cut into three pieces, the length of the longest piece being equal to the sum of the length of the other two pieces. What is the length of each piece?


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#112 2009-01-21 16:49:08

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should be a 10sec question...with process of elimination.:D

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#113 2009-01-21 17:06:36

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#114 2009-01-21 17:17:10

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for 72 Jane it is in Kilometers per hour.

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#115 2009-01-21 17:21:42

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#116 2009-01-21 17:23:36

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careless25,
Answer to #72:
Perfect! Well done!!!


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#117 2009-01-21 17:27:00

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ganesh wrote:

Wow, i should have known this. I still get confused when using feet, yards, miles, acres, etc. Base of 10 makes it much more easier i guess.

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#118 2009-01-22 02:38:08

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#74. What is the value of x if

?

#75. Jerome invested $400 at the beginning of every month in a bank paying 8% interest per annum on recurring deposits. How much would he get at the end of 3 years?

#76. From the top of a hill 400 meters high, the angle of depression of the top and the bottom of a tower are 30° and 45°. What is the height of the tower?

#77. In an examination, the average makrs scored by the student was 50 marks. After detecting certain errors in correction and awarding marks, the marks scored by 100 students had to be reduced from 90 to 60. As a result, the average marks scored by the students came down to 45. What is the total number of students who appeared for the examination?


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#119 2009-01-22 05:33:15

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#120 2009-01-22 19:24:50

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Answers to #74, #76, and #77:

JaneFairfax,
Answers to #74, and #77 are correct.
Very Good!

Regarding answer to #76, please check your answer.


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#121 2009-01-23 00:28:51

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#78. What is the value of


to 20 terms?

#79. What is the value of the sum of the series

?

#80. The Hamonic Mean of two numbers is 4, their Arithmetic Mean A and Geometric Mean G satisfy the relation

.
What are the two numbers?


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#122 2009-01-23 00:34:48

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Persnickety! tongue


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#123 2009-01-23 00:37:20

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#124 2009-01-23 00:48:10

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Answer to #76:
Correct. Very Good.

Answer to #78.
The '.' represents 'product' not the decimal!


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#125 2009-01-23 00:55:21

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If you want to represent multiplication with a dot, it should be a centre dot (\cdot), not a baseline dot! mad


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