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Problem of the Week – Week 11

In Numeracy Problem of the Week, QR on February 17, 2010 at 2:04 pm

Problem of the Week

Puzzle 11

Five friends are going to the movies.  When they arrive, there are only six seats together left in the theater.  The manager will let all five friends in for free if one of them can tell him how many different seating arrangements are possible for five people with six empty seats.  How many arrangements are possible?

Problem of the Week – Week 10

In Numeracy Problem of the Week, QR on February 8, 2010 at 3:26 pm

Problem of the Week

Puzzle 10

A picture frame that usually sells for $50 is on sale for 5% off.  If a 5% sales tax were added to the sale price, what amount would you pay?

Problem of the Week – Week 9

In Numeracy Problem of the Week, QR on February 1, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Problem of the Week

Puzzle 9

My company made $25,000 on a project, which was 121% more than it made on the same project last year.  How much did my company make on this project last year?

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