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    Words & Numbers

    1#
    Using all of the letters A to Z, each once only, complete these words:

    ban*
    *a*i*et
    *aiz*
    s**th
    na*e*
    *eco*
    *ocu*
    *la*e
    **nk
    f*x
    be**re
    e*ui*
    ot*er
    cas*
    *oast

    2#
    I have a box. The top has an area of 240 square inches, the side 300 square inches and the end 180 square inches. What are the dimensions of the box?

    3#
    The surface area of a spherical balloon measured in square inches is the same as its volume measured in cubic inches. What is the diameter of the balloon?
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    Re: Words & Numbers

    2# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">12 by 20 by 15 inches</span hide>

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    Re: Words & Numbers

    3# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The diameter is 6 inches (use area = 4*pi*r^2 and volume = 4/3*pi*r^3 where r is the radius; this yields r=3)</span hide>

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    Re: Words & Numbers

    I just knew you'd answer these two questions first. <img src=/S/bullseye.gif border=0 alt=bullseye width=45 height=15>
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    Re: Words & Numbers

    1# This took slightly longer:
    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">bank
    cabinet
    maize
    sixth
    navel
    decoy
    focus
    glaze
    junk
    fox
    beware
    equip
    other
    cast
    roast</span hide>

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    Re: Words & Numbers

    And, of course, correct. Happy New Year!
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