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    SAT IIC (Math Subject Test) question

    This one is fun.

    The equation Clip.jpg produces the following (X, Y) coordinate pairs: (0, 2), (1, 7) and (2, 42). What is the value of abc?

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    Whoosh.

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    Well, it depends on what you mean...
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    A-E-Neuman.jpg

    Don't care really.

    Just googled "a e neuman" (with quotes). Try it, results are quite interesting.
    Computer Consultant/Technician since 1998 (first PC was Atari 1040STE in 1988).
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    BATcher. The SAT considers "abc" as the product of the three variables...and your (one) solution is correct.

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    Same answer as the Batcher but with the work shown.


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