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Why does 10x10x10 give 1,000.0000000000001? 2017-04-12
From Randolph:
Hi, On your calculator I found that a box 10 by 10 by 10 inches has a volume of 1,000.0000000000001 cubic inches. Can you explain the numeral 1 thirteen places past the decimal? Thanks, Randy
Answered by Penny Nom.
2,006-1-2-3-4-...-48-49-50 2016-09-24
From Mimi:
Compute the following:


Answered by Penny Nom.
600(1+0.05)^7 2016-04-21
From chelsey:
I am unsure on how to solve this problem, 600(1+0.05) 7 ?
Answered by Penny Nom.
I was paid 67% of the total owed 2016-01-25
From Julie:
I was paid $27000. This is 67% of the Total Owed. The Total Owed is unknown. How do I calculate the amount of the Total Owed?
Answered by Penny Nom.
777777 times 111111 2010-07-07
From Chew:
What is 777777 times 111111 without using a calculator?
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Figure out the square root of something 2009-12-20
From eric:
is there an ez equation to figure out the square root of something?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Acreage calculation 2009-10-29
From Angela:
I am appraising a small portion of property for a right of way for a new sewer line. I have appraised many similar projects in the past; however the engineer always calculated the exact acreage and/or dimensions of the parcel being taken. My survey states the following: "141 linear ft. of 25' permanent R/W. I divided the linear feet x 12 and mult. by 25 to get the square footage, but it just doesn't seem right. Any suggestions? Am I missing something?
Answered by Robert Dawson.
(570 divided by 15) multiplied by (5 plus 26) 2009-06-24
From Sherrie:
What is the answer to this math question:
(570 divided by 15) multiplied by (5 plus 26)..........
Thank you,

Answered by Penny Nom.
36cm to the second power divide 10cm 2009-02-26
From val:
36cm to the second power divide 10cn
Answered by Penny Nom.
How accurate is the following calculation? 2008-09-03
From Craig:
Given that these numbers are only accurate to 2 decimal places, how accurate is the following calculation?

1.73 - 2.16 + 0.08 + 1.00 - 2.23 - 0.97 + 3.02 = 0.47

How do I work out the accuracy?

Answered by Penny Nom.
A one pass calculation of standard deviation 2007-03-19
From Murtaza:
Hi I searched the listings but couldn't find what i am looking for. I have a dataset and i am allowed only 1 pass through it. At the end of this pass i must have the mean and standard deviation. Calculating the mean is easy as also demonstrated in your listings. I think the same can be done for standard deviation as well. But the doubt that i have is this :- Will the calculated standard deviation be sequence dependent ? i.e. if i change the order in which the data items enter the system, will the std deviation also change ?? Thanks in advance Murtaza
Answered by Penny Nom.
Calculations 2002-12-15
From Mahdi:
This problem is rather general, but it usually makes a lot of problems. I almost have no difficulty in math and physics questions, but unfortunately I'm not at all accurate in simple one or two digit calculation. I even sometimes make silly mistakes in simple sums like 7+4=12 or 4+5=11! Is there any effective way to reduce these mistakes?
Answered by Walter Whiteley.
A calculation with 6 numbers 2001-06-16
From Edwin:
I'm asked to come with, and program (in Ansi -C) an algorithm that calculates all the possible results of a calculation with 6 numbers and one result. For example: I want all calculations with the numbers 3, 3, 8, 8, 2, 9, and with a result of 786. all numbers may be used once, arithmetical operations allowed are + - / *, fractions are not allowed. The problem here is what is a fast method to do this (i.e. what's algorithm that can to this).
Answered by Claude Tardif.
Human Calculator 1998-09-14
From Pam Sloan:
I recently saw a special on NBC Dateline about a man known as the human calculator. They called him Mr. Math. I want to know more about his books, seminars, and activities. Also, what is his real name?
Answered by Patrick Maidorn.



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