For The Mathematically Inclined


Anil Saigal 10/07/2004
PROBLEM # 1
How many cubic inches of dirt are there in a hole that is one foot deep, two feet wide, and three feet long? FOR GROWNUPS
PROBLEM # 2
Find the maximum integer value of N for which N! ends in 2004 zeros. 
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 SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS ON 10/07/04
FOR CHILDREN
PROBLEM # 1
How many minutes represent ten percent of one full week?
SOLUTION
1008.
FOR GROWNUPS
PROBLEM # 2
Let a # b be defined as the sum of all integers strictly between x and y, where x < y. Find the value of x when:
(80 # 110) + (x # (81)) = 29.
SOLUTION
111. Congratulations to Shravan Gandhi, Sunil Kantaria, Madhu Misra, Rish Naidoo, Srinath Ramakrishnan, Wajida Syed, Bharath Venkataraman and Raj Vishwanathan, who were winners of the last set of puzzles.

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