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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1544 is perfect. Good work!

#1545. A train is moving at a speed of 132 kilometers per hour. If the length of the train is 110 meters, how long would it take to cross a platform 165 meters long?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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Hi guys;

This took me longer than expected to answer >_<

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym, anonimnystefy, and Denominator,

The solution #1545 is correct. Good work!

#1546. Two pipes A and B can fill the tank in 20 hours and pipe A alone can fill the tank in 36 hours. Find the time taken by B alone to fill the tank.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1546 is perfect. Neat work!

#1547. What Principal would yield $60 as Simple Interest at 6% per annum in 5 years?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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Hey

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1546 is perfect. Good work!

#1548. Find the missing figure: 0.25% of ? = 0.04

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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Hey ganesh

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

Good work, bobbym!

#1549. Difference of two numbers is 1660. If 7.5% of one number is 12.5% of the other number, find the two numbers.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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Oh I seeeee

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1549 is correct. Brilliant!

#1550. It costs $1 to photocopy a sheet of paper. However, 2% discount is allowed on all photocopies done after first 1000 sheets. How much would it cost to copy 5000 sheets of paper?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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Hey ganesh;

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1550 is correct. Excellent!

#1551. The ratio of the base and the height of a cylinder is 2:3. If its volume is 12936 cubic cm, what is the total surface area of the cylinder? (Use pi = 22/7)

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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Hi ganesh

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

Excellent, Denominator! Keep it up!

#1552. The curved surface area of a cylindrical pillar is 264 meters square and its volume is 924 cubic meters. Find the ratio of its diameter to its height.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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

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