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## #6476 2019-09-05 00:22:42

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

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#4645. A man sold his watch at a loss of 5%. Had he sold it for \$56.25 more, he would have gained 10%. What is the cost price of the watch in \$?

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## #6477 2019-09-07 00:35:32

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

#4646. Three years ago, the average age of a family of 5 members was 17 years. A baby having been born, the average age of the family is the same today. Find the present age of the baby.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #6478 2019-09-08 15:26:38

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
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## #6479 2019-09-08 23:51:19

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

Good attempt,  Monox D. I-Fly!

#4647. The perimeters of two similar triangles are 30 centimeters and 20 centimeters respectively. If one side of the first triangle in is 9 centimeters, determine the corresponding side of the second triangle.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #6480 2019-09-09 14:17:49

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
May his adventurous soul rest in peace at heaven.

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## #6481 2019-09-09 15:46:51

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

The solution #4647 is correct. Good work, Monox D. I-Fly!

#4648. In a farm, there are cows and hens. If heads are counted, there are 180, and if legs are counted, there are 420. Find the number of cows in the farm.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6482 2019-09-09 19:03:15

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
May his adventurous soul rest in peace at heaven.

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## #6483 2019-09-10 00:34:14

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

The solution #4648 is correct. Neat work, Monox D. I-Fly!

#4649. Average age of 6 sons of a family is 8 years. Average age of son together with their parents is 22 years. If father is older than the mother by 8 years, find the age of mother.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6484 2019-09-10 15:26:21

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
May his adventurous soul rest in peace at heaven.

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## #6485 2019-09-11 00:33:02

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

The solution #4649 is correct. Excellent, Monox D. I-Fly!

#4650. The Least Common Multiple of two numbers is 12 times their Greatest Common Divisor. The sum of the GCD and LCM is 403. If one of the numbers is 93, then find the other.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6486 2019-09-13 00:43:04

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

#4651. Find the x-intercept of the graph 7x - 3y = 2.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6487 2019-09-17 01:00:40

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

#4652. A person buys some pencils at 5 for \$1 and sells them at 3 for \$1. Find his gain percent.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6488 2019-09-19 01:52:32

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

.

#4653. Find the value of m.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6489 2019-09-19 14:27:54

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
May his adventurous soul rest in peace at heaven.

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## #6490 2019-09-20 23:12:20

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

The solution #4653 is correct. Excellent, Monox D. I-Fly!

#4654. How many seconds will a 500 meter long train take to cross a man walking with a speed of 3 kilometers per hour in the direction of the moving train, if the speed of the train is 63 kilometers per hour?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6491 2019-09-23 00:23:05

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

#4655. A number when divided by 361 gives a remainder 47. If the same number is divided by 19, then find the remainder obtained.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6492 2019-09-25 00:15:10

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

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#4656. Evaluate:

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It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #6493 2019-10-02 00:14:22

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

.

#4657. Find the value of m.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6494 2019-10-02 14:27:03

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
May his adventurous soul rest in peace at heaven.

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## #6495 2019-10-02 15:33:53

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

The solution #4657 is correct, Excellent, Monox D. I-Fly!

#4658. A 260 meter long train crosses a platform thrice its length in 80 seconds. What is the speed of the train in kilometers per hour?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6496 2019-10-05 23:04:36

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

#4659. If 50% of x = 30% of y, find x : y.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6497 2019-10-06 15:39:49

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Actually I never watch Star Wars and not interested in it anyway, but I choose a Yoda card as my avatar in honor of our great friend bobbym who has passed away.
May his adventurous soul rest in peace at heaven.

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## #6498 2019-10-07 15:45:24

ganesh
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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi,

The solution #4659 is correct. Neat work, Monox D. I-Fly!

#4660. A boatman goes 2 kilometers against the current of the stream in 1 hour and goes 1 kilometer along the current in 10 minutes. How long will it take to go 5 kilometers in stationary water?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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## #6499 2019-10-14 22:28:24

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### Re: Oral puzzles

This is an interesting which answer I await fervently. I attempted but couldn't solve. I can't wait to know the principle involved.

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## #6500 2019-10-15 13:35:29

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### Re: Oral puzzles

Hi math9maniac,

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#4661. Find the area of a parallelogram whose length is 30 cm, width is 20 cm, and one diagonal is 40 cm.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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

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