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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal

Problem 1:
What is:
(51/8 + 31/2)256

Problem 2:
(51/2 + 71/8)1024

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Problems from M-06/04/20

Problem 1:
The whole loaded train weighs 360 tons. It has 16 wagons, each carrying 8 tons of grain. The engine is carrying 2 tons of fuel. What is the weight of the empty train?
Answer:  230 Tons

Problem 2:
Jay's start up business makes a profit of $450K during the first month. However, the company's profit decreases by  $60K/month for the next four months and the company makes  profit of $125K for the final month. What is the total profit for the first six months of Jay's business?
Answer:  $1,785K

Congratulations Nilesh Agarwal and Vijay Aivalli!

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