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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal
01/04/2018

Problem 1

From a given point, A is traveling West at 60 mph and B is traveling North at 60 mph. What is the relative velocity of B with respect to A.

Problem 2
A group of 4 friends found seats in a row at the movie theater. In how many different orders can they sit?

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Problems from 12/21/17


Problem 1
For a given volume, what should be the value of h/d such that a cylinder has the minimum total surface area including all surfaces.

(h/d=0.5)

Problem 2
In a 3x4 array, how many different squares can be drawn?

(20)

Congratulations to Ramachandran Balakrishna, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles.



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