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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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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.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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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?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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)

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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