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Yesterday,
08:55 PM
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If a person weighs 15 stone 3 pounds and there body fat percentage is 33%....
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What does "guest" mean?
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Yesterday,
03:08 PM
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Why do equations with two distinct variables with 2 distinct linear equations work?
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Changing 2nd equation: S + U = 90 5S + 3U = 334 What do you get? Think about it...
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Yesterday,
09:42 AM
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Cryptic clue (Dec.15)
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Math Odds & Ends
Aboard upriver tugboat, I leave with spinning head (7) 3 vowels inc'l 1 e
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Yesterday,
09:31 AM
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A rectangular piece of copper is 6 inches longer than it is wide....
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Beginning Algebra
What quadratic equation did you get from that?
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Yesterday,
12:09 AM
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Deduce formula from spreadsheet calculation
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Beginning Algebra
On google attachment, Gary has 58 of the total 312 months. 58/312 * 5 = .929487...or .93 rounded (as shown). It's that easy...unless I missed...
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12-14-2017,
05:14 PM
Denis
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Why do equations with two distinct variables with 2 distinct linear equations work?
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
**** see the error? Kick yourself :rolleyes:
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12-14-2017,
05:11 PM
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How to solve congruence equation with unknown power? [11^a=9 (mod 23)]
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Sorry, I don't understand what you're saying. Hope someone else will...
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12-14-2017,
02:27 PM
Denis
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Conversion of formula (or equation) given in metric form to US customary unit form
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Arithmetic
Geeshhh Ishuda....you've been missing for some 6 weeks... Btw, nobody missed you :rolleyes:
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12-14-2017,
02:23 PM
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How to solve congruence equation with unknown power? [11^a=9 (mod 23)]
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Geesshhhh...did you know that 9 mod 23 = 9? 11^a = 9 a = LOG(9) / LOG(11) Take over, Rover :cool: What is 30 mod 23?
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12-14-2017,
02:03 PM
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Solving 2 equations, 2 unknowns (Money Growth = Inflation + Real growth rate)
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Beginning Algebra
WHOA!! Can you solve this system for a and b: 2a + 3b = 27 5a - b = 8
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12-14-2017,
01:48 PM
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Complex equation: ((R*ST) + (U÷V)) ÷ (WX + (Y÷Z)) = 50
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Beginning Algebra
Only way to solve that is by brute strength, which means a looper program... Assuming that ST and WX are 2 digit numbers, and changing your...
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12-14-2017,
10:18 AM
Denis
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Ancient Crypt?
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Math Odds & Ends
BY(close to)GONE(dead) = OLD
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12-13-2017,
02:54 PM
Denis
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Math exercises book recommendation
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Math Odds & Ends
Can you not simply contact a local university or something?
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12-12-2017,
11:19 PM
Denis
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Effective interest rate problem
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Finance/Business Math
I don't "follow" what you're asking... Anyway, works like this: p = present value ($1) f = future value (1.25) i = interest per period (.0188)...
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12-12-2017,
09:09 PM
Denis
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Circus Crypt?
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Math Odds & Ends
grandstand = show off grand = impressive stand = bear Nice one!
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12-12-2017,
07:13 PM
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Effective interest rate problem
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Finance/Business Math
Can't read your attachment.... Can you post the question yourself?
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12-12-2017,
01:38 PM
Denis
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Divide Sum of Funds into three equal groups of people with three different amounts
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Beginning Algebra
Make up smaller example, like: 12@025 = 0300 12@050 = 0600 12@100 = 1200 ------------------ 36............2100
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12-12-2017,
01:30 PM
Denis
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Denominator 1 With A Decimal Numerator
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Arithmetic
Whoops...forgot to remove the $: per 100 = per cent (cent = 100 in French) = % That's just a way of "looking" at it....
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12-12-2017,
10:17 AM
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Denominator 1 With A Decimal Numerator
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Arithmetic
per $100 = percent = %
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12-12-2017,
12:25 AM
Denis
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The Brown Family Children: Charlie is the oldest child in the Brown family....
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Beginning Algebra
Nooooooooo....YOU show your work, we'll check it... Them's the rules :idea:
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12-11-2017,
08:27 PM
Denis
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Day Trading Account Balance Projection Formula
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Finance/Business Math
Does that mean that $10,000 will be reached in 5000 / 65 = 76.923 = 77 trading days? 5000 + 77*65 = 10005: once a 5000 multiple is reached,...
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12-11-2017,
10:57 AM
Denis
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Travelling headache!
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Math Odds & Ends
Agree. Here's an integer example: 4d = 300 (distance X to Y) a = 5, b = 10, c = 20 u = 15 (time when A and B are d apart) v = 20 (time...
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12-10-2017,
05:36 PM
Denis
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Travelling headache!
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Math Odds & Ends
Came across this interesting(?) problem: We have straight path X to Y, distance = 4d miles. A leaves from X at same time as B leaves from Y....
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12-10-2017,
04:22 PM
Denis
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How do you solve x=1+ω^x+ω^2x
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Merci M'sieu.
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12-10-2017,
01:33 PM
Denis
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How do you solve x=1+ω^x+ω^2x
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Doc, IF that's x = 1 + w^x + w^(2x), then x=1 and w=-1 is one of the solutions; yes?
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12-09-2017,
01:32 PM
Denis
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Scattered Crypt?
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Math Odds & Ends
One horrible age (3) Cutest one I've seen: Actor screwed up old west action (5,8)
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12-09-2017,
10:25 AM
Denis
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Scattered Crypt?
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Math Odds & Ends
My POINT was: the letters T,X,A,I appear IN THE CLUE. If SYNONYMS of Texas (like state) and artificial intelligence (like smart machine?) had been...
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12-08-2017,
11:57 PM
Denis
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Quadratic Equation: Solve 2a^2+4a+5=0 by completing the square
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Can you solve it using quadratic equation?
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12-08-2017,
04:37 PM
Denis
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Scattered Crypt?
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Math Odds & Ends
No. Go here, scroll to bottom: http://www.gameboomers.com/Garden/CrypticCrosswordTypes.htm Not quite: first, the clue would need to be...
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12-08-2017,
12:04 AM
Denis
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Scattered Crypt?
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Math Odds & Ends
I'm sure you mean "set" and "way" for "sweaty". Nice one, Doc. But similarly to anagram and container clues, I don't think synonyms can be used....
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