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    Can you not simply contact a local university or...

    Can you not simply contact a local university or something?
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    I don't "follow" what you're asking... Anyway,...

    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)
    n = number of periods (?)

    p(1 + i)^n = f
  3. Thread: Circus Crypt?

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    grandstand = show off grand = impressive stand...

    grandstand = show off
    grand = impressive
    stand = bear

    Nice one!
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    Can't read your attachment.... Can you post the...

    Can't read your attachment....
    Can you post the question yourself?
  5. Make up smaller example, like: 12@025 = 0300...

    Make up smaller example, like:
    12@025 = 0300
    12@050 = 0600
    12@100 = 1200
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    36............2100
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    Whoops...forgot to remove the $: per 100 = per...

    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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    per $100 = percent = %

    per $100 = percent = %
  8. Nooooooooo....YOU show your work, we'll check...

    Nooooooooo....YOU show your work, we'll check it...
    Them's the rules :idea:
  9. Does that mean that $10,000 will be reached in...

    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,
    should the new balance be rounded
    down to an even...
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    Agree. Here's an integer example: 4d = 300...

    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 when meeting occurs)
    w = 30 (time when B reaches X...
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    Travelling headache!

    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.
    When A and B are d miles apart, C leaves from X....
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    Merci M'sieu.

    Merci M'sieu.
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    Doc, IF that's x = 1 + w^x + w^(2x), then x=1...

    Doc, IF that's x = 1 + w^x + w^(2x),
    then x=1 and w=-1 is one of the solutions; yes?
  14. Thread: Scattered Crypt?

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    One horrible age (3) Cutest one I've seen:...

    One horrible age (3)

    Cutest one I've seen:
    Actor screwed up old west action (5,8)
  15. Thread: Scattered Crypt?

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    My POINT was: the letters T,X,A,I appear IN THE...

    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 used instead, then not legal.

    What am I doing...
  16. Can you solve it using quadratic equation?

    Can you solve it using quadratic equation?
  17. Thread: Scattered Crypt?

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    No. Go here, scroll to bottom:...

    No. Go here, scroll to bottom:
    http://www.gameboomers.com/Garden/CrypticCrosswordTypes.htm

    Not quite: first, the clue would need to be "recognized"
    as that type.
    Like with anagrams, the actual...
  18. Thread: Scattered Crypt?

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    I'm sure you mean "set" and "way" for "sweaty"....

    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.
    The example shown at the "rules site" indicates...
  19. Thread: Scattered Crypt?

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    Was unaware of that example: must have been...

    Was unaware of that example:
    must have been added recently...

    However, I'm still stuck.
    Looks like "moist" is the direct,
    made up of letters from plant and route.
  20. WHY d'heck would you want to do that? If your...

    WHY d'heck would you want to do that?
    If your teacher expects such manual calculations,
    then you and your classmates should get him/her fired:cool:
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    Agree. All the programming languages I've seen...

    Agree. All the programming languages I've seen
    only accept integers in the "loop statement".

    You could try this "trick":
    loop n from 1 to whatever
    m = n/100

    ...and use m in the "calculation...
  22. Thread: Scattered Crypt?

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    Well, no idea: yagott me stumped:confused:

    Well, no idea: yagott me stumped:confused:
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    I'd rather you buy me for Xmas a pencil with...

    I'd rather you buy me for Xmas a pencil with eraser :)
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    Can't read your attachment; here's the steps: ...

    Can't read your attachment; here's the steps:

    PV of 10000 annuity, 5 years:
    10000 * (1 - 1/1.10^5) / .10 = 37907.87 [1]

    PV as at end of year5 of 15000 annuity, 10 years:
    15000 * (1 -...
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    In case this helps you... Problem can be looked...

    In case this helps you...
    Problem can be looked at as a savings account
    starting in overdraft of -$50000 and the "annuities"
    being deposited in this account; like this:


    YEAR DEPOSIT ...
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