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Re: [MATH for FUN] Re: [Daily Brain Teaser] Mathematics Problem - 14 January

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  • MorphemeAddict
    Okay, thanks. stevo ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      Okay, thanks.

      stevo

      On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 10:23 AM, video_ranger <markjones76@...>wrote:

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      > It's the weighted (by volume) average of the two temperatures (3/5)*40 +
      > (2/5)*120. This depends on the fact that the specific heat of water is
      > virtually constant within the temperature range - in other words
      > temperature is proportional to heat per volume.
      >
      > Mark
      >
      >
      > --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, MorphemeAddict wrote:
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      > > On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 1:38 PM, ramsey2879 wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
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      > > > Not sure if I did this correctly but I got an anwser of 72 degrees
      > > >
      > > How did you get that answer?
      > >
      > > stevo
      > >
      > > > --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, MorphemeAddict wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Assuming no loss of heat, hot water at 120°F (or H), and cold
      > water is
      > > > 40°F
      >
      > > >
      > > > > (or C), what is the temperature of the water when the bucket becomes
      > > > full?
      > > > >
      > > > > stevo
      > > > >
      > > > > On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 5:59 PM, ramsey2879 wrote:
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      > > > > > **
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      > > > > >
      > > > > > I used t/6 + t/4 - t/12 = 1; 4t = 12 hours or t = 3 hours
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In mathforfun@yahoogroups.com, lavesh rawat wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Mathematics Problem - 14 January
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I want to fill my bucket using both cold and hot water.
      > > > > > > I have two taps for both cold and hot water. The hot water tap
      > fills
      > > > the
      > > > > > bucket in exact 6 hours and cold water tap fills the bucket in
      > exact 4
      > > > > > hours.
      > > > > > > I turn both of them simultaneously but i forgot to turn off
      > another
      > > > tap
      > > > > > which remove the water out of bucket. This tap can empty the
      > bucket in
      > > > 12
      > > > > > hours.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > How Long will it take to fill the bucket ?
      > > > > > >
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