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Ration, Proportions, Work, ManpowerRPWM # 1 Character is who you are when no one is looking. #2 20060309 17:58:17
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, ManpowerRPWM # 2 Character is who you are when no one is looking. #4 20060311 02:13:39
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, ManpowerExcellent, Ashwil! Character is who you are when no one is looking. #5 20060312 02:40:11
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, ManpowerRPWM # 3 Character is who you are when no one is looking. #6 20060713 07:09:02
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, Manpower
Last edited by All_Is_Number (20060713 07:10:13) You can shear a sheep many times but skin him only once. #7 20060713 07:24:50
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, Manpower
I'm not sure there is a valid solution to this problem. If 3:1 implies 3 parts milk to one part water, and 4:1 implies 4 parts milk to one part water, etc; there is no way to produce a solution of seven parts milk to one part water with the three solutions available. They will all have too much water. On the other hand, if 3:1 means three parts water to one part milk, etc; all possible solutions will have too much milk. One of the initial solutions must have a ratio higher than 7:1 in order to end up with a solution of 7:1. As the problem currently stands, I believe there are no real solutions. You can shear a sheep many times but skin him only once. #8 20060713 10:02:41
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, ManpowerI think that's right, AllIs. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #10 20110301 19:11:42
Re: Ration, Proportions, Work, Manpower#3 isn't a valid problem because the ratio of the final mixture Should be between 3:1 & 5:1. Still I calculated this. Last edited by Gman (20110301 19:13:36) Maths!...... 