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#2351 2012-12-14 22:01:15

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2352 2012-12-15 19:10:30

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1674 is correct. Neat work!

#1675. Find the sum of all natural numbers less than 200 which are divisible by 5.


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#2353 2012-12-15 21:17:51

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2354 2012-12-16 19:26:18

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1675 is perfect. Good work!

#1676. Find the sum of all the natural numbers between 200 and 300 which are divisible by 4.


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#2355 2012-12-16 21:54:01

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2356 2012-12-17 18:29:40

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1676 is perfect. Neat work!

#1677. Find the Arithmetic Progression whose sum to n terms is 2n[sup]2[/sup] + 2. (Find the values of the AP)


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#2357 2012-12-17 21:28:37

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2358 2012-12-18 20:07:26

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

#1678. The houses of a row are numbered consecutively from 1 to 49. Show that there is a value of x such that the sum of the numbers of the houses preceding the house numbered x is equal to the sum of the numbers of the following it. Find this value of x.


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#2359 2012-12-18 22:04:48

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2360 2012-12-19 18:46:11

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1678 is correct. Marvelous!

#1679. Find a[sub]30[/sub] - a[sub]20[/sub] for the Arithmetic Progression : a, a + d, a + 2d, a + 3d, ......


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#2361 2012-12-19 20:23:43

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2362 2012-12-20 18:47:43

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1679 is correct. Good work!

#1680. Two Arithmetic Progressions have the same common difference. The difference between their 100th term is 111222333. What is the difference between their millionth terms?


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#2363 2012-12-20 21:12:17

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#2364 2012-12-20 21:35:55

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2365 2012-12-20 23:58:11

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #1680 is correct. Well done!

#1681. Which term of the Arithmetic Progression 21, 18, 15, ..... is 0?


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#2366 2012-12-21 00:01:05

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2367 2012-12-21 06:38:06

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#2368 2012-12-21 18:52:15

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1681 is correct. Neat work!

#1682. Find the 30th term of the Arithmetic Progression 10, 7, 4, ......


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#2369 2012-12-21 22:48:22

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2370 2012-12-22 19:21:13

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1682 is correct. Neat work!

#1683. If a = -18, n = 10, a[sub]n[/sub] = 0, find d.


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#2371 2012-12-22 22:01:50

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2372 2012-12-22 23:16:25

anonimnystefy
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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi ganesh


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#2373 2012-12-23 18:51:07

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The solution #1683 is perfect. Neat job!

#1684. If a = 3.5, d = 0, n = 105, find a[sub]n[/sub].


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#2374 2012-12-23 19:13:29

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#2375 2012-12-24 19:12:03

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Re: Oral puzzles

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1684 is correct. Good work!

#1685. Find the number of odd numbers between 0 and 50.


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