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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal
07/19/2017

Problem 1:

Which term of the arithmetic sequence 2, 5, 8... is equal to 227?


Problem 2:
The sum of three consecutive numbers in an arithmetic sequence is equal 27 and their product is equal to 585. What is the largest of  the three numbers?

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Problems from 07/06/17

Problem 1:
A car travels downhill at 72 mph (miles per hour), on the level at 63 mph, and uphill at only 56 mph  The car takes 4 hours to travel from town A to town B.  The return trip takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. What is the distance between the two towns.

Problem 2:
The sum of three numbers is 6, the sum of their squares is 8, and the sum of their cubes is 5.  What is the sum of their fourth powers?



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