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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal

Problem 1
Cyclist goes uphill 10 km for 50 minutes and downhill minutes for 29 minutes, both applied to the pedals same force. How long does he to take to cover 10 km on flat land?

Problem 2
What is the weight of a car when it moves on a horizontal road at a speed of v = 50 km/h at engine power P = 7 kW? The friction coefficient is 0.07


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Problems - 04/25/19

Problem 1
Nine books are to be bought by a student. Art books cost $6.00 each and biology books cost $6.50 each . If the total amount spent was $56.00, how many of each book was bought?

Problem 2
Eva deposit 5250 USD in 100 banknotes in the bank.They had value 5, 20, and 100  USD. How many 100 USD bills did she deposit?

Congratulations to Meena Kaushik and Bharath Venkataraman, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here are two problems for one and all! 

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