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#2126 2012-08-29 01:33:19

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2127 2012-08-29 07:30:46

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#2128 2012-08-29 23:52:43

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1570 is perfect. Good work!

#1571. If 35% of a number is 12 less than 50% of that number, when what is the number?


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#2129 2012-08-29 23:55:09

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2130 2012-08-30 22:03:31

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1571 is perfect. Neat work!

#1572. By how much percent is four-fifth of 70 lesser than five-seventh of 112?


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#2131 2012-08-30 22:05:07

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2132 2012-08-31 12:13:31

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Re: Oral puzzles

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#2133 2012-08-31 20:59:32

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1572 is correct. Well done!

#1573. A number, when 35 is subtracted from it, reduces to its 80 percent. What is four-fifth of that number?


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#2134 2012-08-31 21:15:58

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#2135 2012-08-31 22:43:09

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2136 2012-09-01 20:35:05

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi Denominator and bobbym,

The solution #1573 is correct. Well done!

#1574, Which of the following multipliers will cause a number to be increased by 29.7%?
(a) 1.297
(b) 12.97
(c) 129.7
(d) 1297


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#2137 2012-09-01 21:17:43

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2138 2012-09-01 21:51:46

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#2139 2012-09-02 20:43:56

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1574 is correct. Well done!

#1575. If 25% of a number is subtracted from a second number, the second number reduces to its five-sixth. What is the ratio of the first number to the second number?


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#2140 2012-09-02 20:48:31

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2141 2012-09-03 07:31:42

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#2142 2012-09-03 21:02:13

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1575 is correct. Good work!

#1576. Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636, and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?


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#2143 2012-09-03 22:37:48

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2144 2012-09-04 17:43:56

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Re: Oral puzzles

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#2145 2012-09-04 21:07:08

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1576 is correct. Excellent!

#1577. A tempo is insured to the extent of 4/5 of its original value. If the premium on it at the rate of 1.3 percent amounts to $910, what is the original value of the tempo?


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#2146 2012-09-04 22:31:04

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2147 2012-09-05 22:37:49

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1577 is correct. Good work!

#1578. A person who spends 66 2/3 % of his income is able to save $1200 per month. What is his monthly expenses in Dollars?


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#2148 2012-09-05 22:44:25

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#2149 2012-09-07 00:33:38

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1578 is correct. Neat work!

#1579. In an election a candidate who gets 84% of the votes is elected by a majority of 476 votes. What is the total number of votes polled?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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#2150 2012-09-07 05:39:23

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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