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## #2251 2012-10-28 22:52:54

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Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2252 2012-10-29 20:12:20

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Hi bobbym,

#1628. What is log327?

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## #2253 2012-10-29 20:13:51

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Hi ganesh

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #2254 2012-10-29 23:02:25

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Hi anonimnystefy,

The solution #1628 is correct. Neat job!

#1629. Evaluate : log100(0.01)

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## #2255 2012-10-29 23:33:23

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2256 2012-10-30 20:39:58

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1629 is correct. Excellent!

#1630. If log 27 = 1.431, then what is the value of log 9?

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## #2257 2012-10-30 20:44:42

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2258 2012-10-31 21:13:19

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1630 I get is

#1631. If log 102 = 0.3010, then what is the value of log 2 10?

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## #2259 2012-10-31 21:19:09

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #2260 2012-10-31 21:39:03

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2261 2012-11-02 15:58:47

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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1631 is correct. Good work!

#1632. If log 2 = 0.3010 and log 3 = 0.4771, then what is the value of log5512?

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## #2262 2012-11-02 18:04:39

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2263 2012-11-03 17:49:01

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1632 is correct. Neat job!

#1633. If log 2 = 0.30103 find the number of digits in 450.

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #2264 2012-11-03 22:23:33

bobbym

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2265 2012-11-04 00:44:47

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #2266 2012-11-04 17:08:30

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution is

Neat work, bobbym!

#1634. If log 2 = 0.30103, find the number of digits of 520.

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## #2267 2012-11-04 20:15:31

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2268 2012-11-05 16:57:44

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1634 is correct. Neat work!

#1635. Evaluate :
(i) log71
(ii) log3434
(iii)

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## #2269 2012-11-05 18:01:47

bobbym

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2270 2012-11-06 17:48:06

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Hi bobbym,

The solutions (all the three parts) are correct. Good work!

#1636. The speed of a boat in still water in 11 kilometers per hour and the rate of current is 4 kilometers per hour. Find the distance traveled downstream in 16 minutes.

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## #2271 2012-11-06 19:14:53

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2272 2012-11-07 16:41:32

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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1636 is perfect. Neat job!

#1637. A cistern is filled by pipe A is 9 hours and the cistern can be leaked out by an exhaust pipe B in 10 hours. If both the pipes are opened, in what time would the istern be full?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

## #2273 2012-11-07 16:48:40

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #2274 2012-11-07 19:29:11

bobbym

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Probability is the most important concept in modern science, especially as nobody has the slightest notion what it means.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.

## #2275 2012-11-08 17:53:22

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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1637 is correct. Good work!

#1638. Taps A and B can fill a bucket in 10 minutes and 15 minutes respectively. If both pipes are opened and A is closed after 3 minutes, how much further time would it take for B to fill the bucket?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.