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**zee-f****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-12
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Hi I need help fixing my answer

5. There are two barbers in a town. Barber A has a clean shop and a nice hair-cut. Barber B has a dirty shop and a horrible hair-cut. If you want to get a good haircut, which barber should you go to? Explain why.

5. I would go to barber A if I want to get a good haircut because I have a statement and general information that say barber A has a clean shop and a nice hair-cut and barber B has the opposite.

That was incorrect my teacher said

#5 This problem tells us that there are only 2 barbers in town. So, who do you think probably gave Barber A his nice haircut? And is there a logical reason that Barber B's shop is messy?

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

I would go to B.

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**zee-f****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-12
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Hey,

but why B I mean it says A is cleaner and has a good haircut?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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So B must have cut A's hair!

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**zee-f****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-12
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oooooh yeah uuuuuuuh I feel retarded I didn't read the question right

Thanks Bobbym

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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How much does B charge? Where is his shop located?

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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and maybe the reason A's shop is so clean is because he has no customers. I'm inferring ( type of reasoning ? ) that other people know more about A than we have been told.

Bob

I can take up to 8 courses a year am currently taking biology and geometry I finished English, PE, American government and algebra.

Wow! That's a lot to do, all by self study. Well done! So do you have plans for what to do next ?

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**zee-f****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-12
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Thanks for the help I fixed my answer and got a 10 since I only got one question wrong and fixed it after the first revision

Thanks Bob bundy it is a lot of work but it's always worth it in the end. I have a lot of work left. I am planning on taking English 10, U.S. History, World Geography 0.5 credit,speech 0.5 credit and anatomy I will be done with these course by December then I will start 11 grade.

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

I am planning on taking English 10, U.S. History, World Geography 0.5 credit,speech 0.5 credit and anatomy

I am not seeing any math in there?!

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**zee-f****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-12
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I am taking geometry this year and next year I will be taking algebra 2.

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

I think you will enjoy Algebra 2. I have never asked you about your plans after you graduate. Will you head to the work? Or will you seek higher education?

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**zee-f****Member**- Registered: 2011-05-12
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Hi bobbym,

I think I'll enjoy it to. I am planning on going to college and be a pharmacists, after I graduate.

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

That is very good!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi manihar234;

Did you read post1-4?

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