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Today,
12:26 PM
Denis
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Expanding and Simplifying with Fractions
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Beginning Algebra
This can be "simplified" further to (8x + 9) / 15
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Today,
08:47 AM
Denis
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Dull crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Yep: thick "kinda sounds like" tick. "Homophone" clues are pretty "loose in the caboose!". I've seen oust = house!! You no agree??
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Yesterday,
07:53 PM
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Make x the subject of √(x - a) + b = 1/c
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Your answer is KEERECT!!
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Yesterday,
04:16 PM
Denis
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Need help writing a universal equation involving time and stepping rates.
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Finance/Business Math
*** : these 3 can be removed, right?
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Yesterday,
03:53 PM
Denis
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Student Investment problems for linear Programming
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Are you familiar with the basics? As example: $75000 is invested for 5 years at rate of 5% APR compounded monthly. What is the value at end of 5...
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Yesterday,
03:49 PM
Denis
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Make x the subject of √(x - a) + b = 1/c
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Sometimes these go faster with temporary substitutions; like u = x - a Then: √u + b = 1/c √u = 1/c - b u = (1/c - b)^2 .... substitute back in...
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Yesterday,
03:40 PM
Denis
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Expanding and Simplifying with Fractions
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Beginning Algebra
That's same as (x+3)/5 + x/3 : HOKAY?
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Yesterday,
01:52 PM
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Dull crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Think yer on right path. 1st answer word = homophone of a synonym of dull; similarly for 2nd.
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Yesterday,
01:25 PM
Denis
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Counting, nPr and nCr problems
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Don't commit suicide: we all make typing errors :lol:
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Yesterday,
01:17 PM
Denis
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Numerals 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 arranged as a fraction that equals 1/3
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
There are 2 solutions. I wrote a short looper program: loop variables a to i from 1 to 9 keeping them all different u = a*1000 + b*100 +...
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Yesterday,
09:06 AM
Denis
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Dull crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
So you don't lose too much time: it's a simple homophone clue; direct on right...
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08-13-2018,
10:00 PM
Denis
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Counting, nPr and nCr problems
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Shouldn't your 405 be 504?
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08-13-2018,
07:08 PM
Denis
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Error 500 - Internal Server Error
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Administration Issues
Perhaps reciting the Hooooooly Rosary....
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08-13-2018,
01:55 PM
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Dull crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Sounds like dull speech repeated by Big Ben (4,4) no e
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08-12-2018,
11:12 PM
Denis
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Musical crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
South left Tsar Iranian guitar (3) : T(s)AR Run around a Chinese guitar (4) : RUaN Craftily plucked middle Indonesian guitar (3) CUK(plUCKed) ...
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08-12-2018,
07:33 PM
Denis
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Musical crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Koto it is! Another anagram of took: Toko is a small rural settlement 10 kilometres east of Stratford, New Zealand.
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08-12-2018,
12:55 PM
Denis
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Task with "coding"
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
(next time, use "because" instead of "coz") Like DrP, I can't follow your post completely.... however, 165 is correct IF 0 is allowed in positions...
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08-12-2018,
09:46 AM
Denis
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Musical crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Hint time! Crook took Oriental guitar (4) no e Direct = Oriental guitar crook is an indicator
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08-12-2018,
09:36 AM
Denis
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Highest Common Factor
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Arithmetic
Since post is titled "Highest Common Factor", perhaps intent is: HCF(240,360,540) = ? ...but a fancy teacher tried to dress it up with flowers :p
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08-11-2018,
02:27 PM
Denis
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Musical crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Yes, BUT an homophone indicator needs to be part of the clue: "Homophones Homophones can be indicated by “heard”, “sounds like”, “audibly”,...
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08-11-2018,
01:41 PM
Denis
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Musical crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Nope Jeff...how would you explain "crook took" then? Crypt "rules", if yer interested: http://solving-cryptics.com/types-of-clues/
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08-11-2018,
11:54 AM
Denis
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Musical crypt
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Math Odds & Ends
Crook took Oriental guitar (4) no e
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08-11-2018,
11:50 AM
Denis
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Highest Common Factor
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Arithmetic
"roses are red violets are blue" that's what Jeff said but it's not true :razz:
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08-11-2018,
09:17 AM
Denis
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Highest Common Factor
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Arithmetic
Well, true nuff...but this is a math problem: a "minimum" should be specified.
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08-10-2018,
10:43 PM
Denis
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Highest Common Factor
in
Arithmetic
Dunno. This is specified: "The number of flowers of each type is the same in all the bouquets" So why is 240 bouquets not the maximum?
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08-10-2018,
08:02 PM
Denis
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Geometry problem involving equalateral triangle
in
Geometry and Trig
You mean equilateral, right? Brackets required, and - should be +: a^2 = (a/2)^2 + (3+5/8)^2
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08-10-2018,
07:39 PM
Denis
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Distance Question Help
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Beginning Algebra
Your problem simplified (teacher that wrote that should be fired!): Chelsea walks 1.3 miles to school, at a speed of 3 miles per hour. If she uses...
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08-10-2018,
07:39 PM
Denis
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Post Cross-Posting Post
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Math Odds & Ends
Chelsea walks 1.3 miles to school, at a speed of 3 miles per hour. If she uses her bicycle instead, her speed is 6 miles per hour. How many...
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08-10-2018,
04:50 PM
Denis
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Probability of seeing 11:11
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Probability / Statistics
Well (don't tell anyone) while in the corner, I was practicing looking at my phone....
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08-10-2018,
01:29 PM
Denis
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Probability of seeing 11:11
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Probability / Statistics
We assume that nobody sleeps thru a "11:11" flash! We also assume a 8 hours sleeping period. So we have a 16*60 = 960 minutes "looking" period. So...
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