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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal

Problem 1:

What is the volume of a cube which has surface area of 480 cm2?

Problem 2:
A snow plow is plowing a parking lot 100 yard by 200 yard. It consumes 0.1 gallon of fuel to plow 1 square yard.  It's fuel consumption increases at the rate of 1% for every 10 cubic yard it plows.   How much fuel is needed to plow a parking lot if there is  6 inches of snow in the lot.


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

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