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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

Okay, thanks!

**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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#4793. Find a number such that when 15 is subtracted from 7 times the number, the result is 10 more than twice the number.

#4794. The sum of a rational number and its reciprocal is

. Find the number.Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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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 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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4793 and #4794 are correct. Neat work!

#4795. The sum of two numbers is 184. If one-third of the one exceeds one-seventh of the other by 8, find the smaller number.

#4796. The difference of two numbers is 11 and one-fifth of their sum is 9. Find the numbers.

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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 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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #4796 is perfect. Excellent!

#4797. If the sum of two numbers is 42 and their product is 437, find the absolute difference between the numbers.

#4798. The sum of two numbers is 15 and the sum of their squares is 113. Find the numbers.

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4797 and #4798 are correct. Remarkable!

#4799. The average of four consecutive even numbers is 27. Find the largest of these numbers.

#4800.. The sum of the squares of three consecutive odd numbers is 2531. Find the numbers.

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4799 and #4800 are correct. Awesome!

#4801. Of two numbers, 4 times the smaller one is less than 3 times the larger one by 5. If the sum of the numbers is larger than 6 times their difference by 6, find the two numbers.

#4802. The ratio of a two-digit number and the sum of the digits of the number is 4:1. If the digit in the unit's place is 3 more than the digit in the ten's place, what is the number?

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4801 and #4802 are correct. Marvelous!

#4803. A number consists of two digits. The sum of the digits is 9. If 63 is subtracted from the number, its digits are interchanged. Find the number.

#4804. A fraction becomes

when 1 is added to both, its numerator and denominator. And, it becomes when 1 is subtracted from both the numerator and denominator. Find the fraction.Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4803 and #4804 are correct. Neat work!

#4805. 50 is divided into two parts such that the sum of their reciprocals is

. Find the two parts.#4806. If three numbers are added in pairs, the sums equal 10, 19, and 21. Find the numbers.

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4805 and #4806 are correct. Marvelous!

#4807. The difference between a number and its three-fifth is 50. What is the number?

#4808. If a number is decreased by 4 and divided by 6, the result is 8. What would be the result if 2 is subtracted from the number and then it is divided by 5?

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4807 and #4808 are correct. Keep it up!

#4809. If one-third of one-fourth of a number is 15, then what is three-tenth of that number?

#4810. A number is doubled and 9 is added. If the resultant is trebled, it becomes 75. What is that number?

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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4809 and #4810 are correct. Good work!

#4811.

#4812.

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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.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Has bobbym ever gotten one of these wrong?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Lots of them, if I do not make a math mistake then I will make a copy mistake. If you do not make a copy mistake then I will read the question wrong. We can not be perfect.

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

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

The solutions #4811 and #4812 are correct. Marvelous, bobbym!

#4813. Find the value of x.

.#4814. Find the value of x.

.Character is who you are when no one is looking.

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