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 x-6square root of x +8=0 2003-05-10 From Elizabeth:x-6square root of x +8=0Answered by Penny Nom. Tapes and CD's 2000-10-22 From Arnold:Nicole has 25 CDs and tapes altogether. When she tries to pair them up, she has 4 CDs left over. How many tapes does Nicole have? Answered by Penny Nom. Searching for socks 2000-04-26 From Luther Jackson:There are 10 red socks and 10 blue socks in a drawer. Aside from their color the are identical. All of the socks in the drawer are mixed up. If the room was pitch black, How many socks would you need to pull out of the drawer to be certain that you have a pair that matches? Why? Answered by Penny Nom. A matching quiz 1999-11-20 From William J. Ricciardi:I gave a matching quiz the other day and one of my students got all 9 incorrect. That got me thinking......What is the probability that someone could get all 9 questions incorrect?Answered by Peny Nom.

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