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Min/Max question

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What is the maximum value of -3x^2+12x-2y^2-12y-39? A. -39 B. -9 C. 0...

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Integers ..

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If x and y are positive integers, is y odd? (1) (y+2)!/x! is an odd...

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Algebra

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The price of lunch for 15 people was $207.00 including a 15% gratuity...

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Five Distinct balls needs to be placed in three boxes

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Question :- Five balls needs to be placed in three boxes. Each box...

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letter and envelope

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If 3 letters are put in 3 envelopes with three different adresses ,...

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Yesterday, the ratio of males to females working at Gigacorp

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Yesterday, the ratio of males to females working at Gigacorp was 2:3....

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M is the sum of the reciprocals of the consecutive integers

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M is the sum of the reciprocals of the consecutive integers from 201...

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Tricky: When 16x is divided by y, the quotient

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x and y are positive integers. When 16x is divided by y, the quotient...

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Ratio of pools

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The ratio of the volumes of two empty pools is 5 : 3. If the smaller...

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Hard combined Geometry and Probability question

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A 5 meter long wire is cut into two pieces. If the longer piece is...

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Math Questions - Estimated Asset Class Returns

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I'm trying to figure out how to solve the following issue: I'm trying...

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When 15x is divided by 2y,

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When 15x is divided by 2y, the quotient is x, and the remainder is x....

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Difficult work problem

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A contractor estimated that his 10-man crew could complete the...

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What is the sum of all solutions to the

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What is the sum of all solutions to the equation 3x^(2/3) = 54 +...

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If x = 1/(√11 + √10) and

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If x = 1/(√11 + √10) and y = 1/(√11 - √10), then what is the...

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Median Problem 5

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During a behavioral experiment in a psychology class, each student is...

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twice as many omelettes

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Chef Karin can prepare twice as many omelettes in 50 minutes as Chef...

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Least number of letters that can be used if there are 15 pla

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A botanist plans to code each experimental plant used in an...

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Median Problem 1

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T is a set of Y integers, where 0<y<7. If the average of Set T...

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Median Problem 2

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a ,b & c are integers and a<b<c. S is the set of all...

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Tricky - A solid cylinder with radius 3 inches sits in a

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A solid cylinder with radius 3 inches sits in a cylindrical container...

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least possible value of |23 - 5y|

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If y is an integer, then the least possible value of |23 - 5y| is A)...

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If two points, A and B, are randomly placed on the circumfer

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If points A and B are randomly placed on the circumference of a...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:48 am

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Percentage problem

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Q. A craftsman sold his identical handcrafted items at a profit of 20...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:10 am

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Complicated exponent

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Problem: (x^-5/x^-9)^1/2. The answer is x2, but here is my confusion...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:04 am

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Struggling with word problems

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I need help with most word problems Rate Time.....etc. I can never...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:01 am

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Numbers Problem - decimals

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List T consists of 30 positive decimals, none of which is an integer,...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:59 am

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If 3^k = 16, and 2^j = 27

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Here's a 700+ level question I just created. If 3^k = 16, and 2^j =...

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If n is a multiple of 5

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If n is a multiple of 5, and n=(p^2)q where p and q are prime, which...

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apple orchard was 350 bushels of apples

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The harvest yield from a certain apple orchard was 350 bushels of...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:23 am

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Probability - 10 marbles

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Anna has 10 marbles: 5 red, 2 blue, 2 green and 1 yellow. She wants...

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700-level exponent question

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Here's a question I just made up. Difficulty level: 700ish If 2^m = 5...

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If m is a positive integer and m^2 is d

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If m is a positive integer and m^2 is divisible by 48, then the...

8 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:07 am

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Optimization / Maximum Number of... Problem question

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Would appreciate any help on approach and solving the following...

15 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:45 am

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Probability Problem

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If 2 of the 4 expressions x+y, x+5y,x-y & 5x-y are chosen at...

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A trader marked the price of a car

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A trader marked the price of a car 20% above the cost price and...

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If the average (arithmetic mean) of six consecutive

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If the average (arithmetic mean) of six consecutive odd integers is...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:46 pm

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Water is poured from a full 5-liter jug into two

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Water is poured from a full 5-liter jug into two identical glasses...

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In a certain code, BALD

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In a certain code, BALD is denoted by 1,2,4,12 and FISH is denoted by...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:24 pm

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Rhonda runs at an average speed of 12 kilometers

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Rhonda runs at an average speed of 12 kilometers per hour, and she...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:07 pm

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Mark and Ann

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Mark and Ann together were allocated n boxes of cookies to sell for a...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:51 pm

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Ms. Robbins

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In a recent election, Ms. Robbins received 8,000 votes cast by...

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In western Europe, x bicycles were sold

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In western Europe, x bicycles were sold in each of the years 1990 and...

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A doctor prescribed 18 cubic centimeters

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A doctor prescribed 18 cubic centimeters of a certain drug to a...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:39 am

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In the above figure, point O is at the center of the circle

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In the above figure, point O is at the center of the circle, and...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:19 pm

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critical reasoning

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The average hourly wage of television assemblers in Vernland has long...

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How many positive divisors of 12,500 are

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How many positive divisors of 12,500 are squares of integers (aka...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:40 am

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If goods be purchased for 840

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If goods be purchased for 840 and one-fourth be sold at a loss of 20%...

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odd positive divisors of 9000

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How many odd positive divisors does 9000 have? A) 6 B) 8 C) 9 D) 12...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:15 am

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IR Question

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A car is traveling on a straight stretch of roadway, and the speed of...

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