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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

Good work, bobbym!

#1562. The sides of a triangle are in the ratio 1/2 : 1/3 : 1/4 and its perimeter is 104 centimeter. What is the length of the longest side?

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

The solution #1562 is correct. Neat job!

#1563. If 10% of x = 20% of y, then x : y is equal to _________________

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

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Correct, bobbym! Well done!

#1564. If 0.4 of a number is equal to 0.06 of another number, the ratio of the numbers is _____________

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1564 is correct. Neat job!

#1565. Gold is 19 times as heavy as water and copper is 9 times as heavy was water. In what ratio should these be mixed to get an alloy 15 times as heavy as water?

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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****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1565 is correct. Smart work!

#1566. Find the mean proportional between 0.08 and 0.18.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1566 is correct. Neat job!

#1567. A shopkeeper sells one transistor for $840 at a gain of 20% and another for $960 at a loss of 4%. Find the total gain or loss percent.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

#1568. If loss is 1/3 of Selling Price, find the loss percentage.

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

#1569. The percentage profit earned by selling an article for $1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for $1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1569 is perfect. Marvelous!

#1570. The difference between a number and its two-fifth is 510. What is 10% of that number?

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