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7 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Area of irregular surfaces 2007-05-09 From Dustan:I am working on a way to compute very accurate areas for irregular surfaces by using the idea of a largest possible circle...Answered by Chris Fisher.     A functional equation 2002-10-14 From Rob:Let f be a function whose domain is a set of all positive integers and whose range is a subset of the set of all positive integers with these conditions: a) f(n+1)>f(n) b) f(f(n))=3(n) Answered by Claude Tardif.     2=the square root of (2 + the square root of (2 + the square root of (2 +...))) 2001-11-05 From Cynthia:justify algebreically, that: 2=the square root of 2 + the square root of 2 + the square root of 2 + the square root of 2 + the square root of 2 + and so on, ....... Answered by Penny Nom.     Population growth 2001-05-01 From Gina:Suppose the population of a country increases at a steady rate of 3% a year. If the population is 50 million at a certain time, what will it be 25 years later? Define the recurrence relation that solves this problem. Answered by Penny Nom.     A sequence defined recursively 2001-05-01 From A student:A sequence s is defined recursively as follows: s0=1 s1=2 sk=2sk-2 for all integers - Compute s2,s3,s4... to guess an explicit formula for the sequence sk.Answered by Penny Nom.     A sequence of even terms 2001-04-29 From A student:A sequence c is defined recursively as follows: c0 = 2 c1 = 4 c2 = 6 ck= 5ck-3 for all integers Prove that cn is even for all integers. Answered by Leeanne Boehm and Penny Nom.     Cutting a Pizza 1998-09-09 From Woody:what is the greatest number of pieces of pizza you can form if you use five straight cuts to cut the pizza? answer given is 16. please draw a diagram of the answer. thanks, woodyAnswered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français