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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal

Problem 1:
What is the length d of the chord circle of diameter 36 m, if the distance from the center circle is 16 m?

Problem 2:
The base of pool is circle with a radius r = 10 m excluding circular segment that determines chord length 10 meters (See image on side). Pool depth is h = 2m. How many liters of water can fit into the pool?


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Problems 08/15/19

Problem 1:
The average age of 5 sisters is 45. The average age of the three younger sisters is 42 and the average age of the three older sisters is 49. That is their median age. 

Problem 2:
In  the above problem what is the maximum possible age of the oldest sister? 

Congratulations to Ramachandran Balakrishna and Bharath Venkataraman who were the winners of the last set of puzzles.

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