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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi ganesh;

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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 81,601

Hi;

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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 81,601

Hi;

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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