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## #1601 2021-02-24 06:05:07

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## #1602 2021-02-24 14:37:43

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Neat work!

885. When a coin is tossed successively three times, find the probability of getting
(i) at least two tails
(ii) more heads that getting the number of tails
(iii) at least one head and one tail.

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## #1603 2021-02-25 08:46:41

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1604 2021-02-25 13:45:35

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Good work!

886. From a pack of 52 playing cards, one card is drawn. If each of the 52 cards is equally likely to be drawn, then find the probability of the card drawn is
(i) a heart
(ii) a queen
(iii) black
(iv) red and a jack
(v) either red or a jack
(vi) neither red not a jack.

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## #1605 2021-02-26 07:00:46

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1606 2021-02-26 14:39:44

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Excellent!

887.

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## #1607 2021-02-27 10:11:42

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1608 2021-02-27 14:34:35

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

888.

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Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #1609 2021-02-28 06:34:39

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1610 2021-02-28 14:37:52

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Neat work!

889.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #1611 2021-03-01 06:30:37

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1612 2021-03-01 13:36:11

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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Brilliant!

890. The product of two successive numbers is 4032. Which is greater of the two numbers?

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## #1613 2021-03-02 05:18:30

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1614 2021-03-02 14:23:40

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Neat work!

891. Solve the following system of linear equations:
ax + by - a + b = 0.
bx - ay - a - b = 0.

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## #1615 2021-03-03 04:58:02

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1616 2021-03-03 14:10:37

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Neat work!

892. Solve:

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## #1617 2021-03-04 05:30:18

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1618 2021-03-04 14:18:43

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Excellent!

893. Solve for x and y.

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## #1619 2021-03-05 06:25:58

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1620 2021-03-05 13:07:10

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Neat work!

894.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #1621 2021-03-05 15:24:48

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1622 2021-03-05 15:50:04

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi,

Neat work!

895.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #1623 2021-03-06 03:33:31

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1624 2021-03-06 11:30:41

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### Re: Compute the solution:

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## #1625 2021-03-06 12:39:53

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### Re: Compute the solution:

Hi irspow and pi_cubed,

Excellent!

896.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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