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#2176 2012-09-18 18:27:12

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

#1591. The price of wheat falls by 16%. By what percentage a person can increase the consumption of wheat so that his overall budget does not change?


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#2177 2012-09-18 19:56:30

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2178 2012-09-18 23:00:33

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1591 is perfect. Brilliant!

#1592. A district has 64000 inhabitants. If the population increases at the rate of 2.5% per annum, then what would be the number of inhabitants at the end of 3 years?


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#2179 2012-09-19 02:13:08

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2180 2012-09-19 19:50:09

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1592 is correct. Neat job!

#1593. Depreciation applicable to an equipment is 20%. The value of the equipment 3 years from now would be less by what percent?


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#2181 2012-09-19 19:52:06

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2182 2012-09-20 16:24:20

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1593 is correct. Neat work!

#1594. The present population of a country estimated to be 10 million is expected to increase to 13.31 million during the next three years. Find the uniform rate of growth.


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#2183 2012-09-20 17:27:04

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2184 2012-09-21 13:24:36

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1594 is correct. Neat job!

#1595. A's income is 25% more than B's income. What is B's income in terms of A's income?


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#2185 2012-09-21 19:24:17

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2186 2012-09-22 23:40:01

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1595 is correct. Neat work!

#1596. p is six times as large as q. What percent that q is less than p?


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#2187 2012-09-23 01:17:21

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2188 2012-09-23 22:55:01

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1596 is correct. Neat work!

#1597. A's salary is 40% of B's salary which is 25% of C's salary. What percentage of C's salary is A's salary?


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#2189 2012-09-23 23:03:06

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2190 2012-09-24 23:04:27

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

#1598. Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kilograms of fresh fruits?


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#2191 2012-09-24 23:52:49

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2192 2012-09-25 19:54:37

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1598 is correct. Neat work!

#1599. What is the quantity of water (in milliliters) needed to reduce 9 milliliters shaving lotion containing 50% alcohol to a lotion containing 30% alcohol?


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#2193 2012-09-25 21:07:40

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2194 2012-09-26 17:09:00

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1599 is correct. Smart work!

#1600. The weight of the container alone is 25% of the container filled with a certain fluid. When some fluid is removed, the weight of the container     and remaining fluid is 50% of the original total weight. What fractional part of the liquid has been removed?


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#2195 2012-09-26 20:32:36

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2196 2012-09-27 16:49:31

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1600 is correct. Brilliant!

#1601. Due to an increase of 30% in the price of eggs, 3 eggs less are available for $7.80. What is the present rate of eggs per dozen?


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#2197 2012-09-27 18:30:19

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2198 2012-09-28 20:28:19

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

#1602. 40% of the people read newspaper X, 50% read newspaper Y and 10% read both the papers. What percentage of the people read neither newspaper?


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#2199 2012-09-28 21:51:52

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#2200 2012-09-29 17:39:29

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1602 is correct. Neat work!

#1603. There are 600 boys in a hostel. Each plays either hockey or football or both. If 75% play hockey and 45% play football, how many play both?


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