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Wind Chill Formula [2/1/1996]
Could you tell us the formula used for finding the wind chill?

Word Problem Regarding Time and Distance [05/30/2002]
A train is going through a tunnel that is 650 feet long. The train is traveling 100 feet per second. The train enters the tunnel on one end. Twenty-six seconds later the last car exits the other end of the tunnel. How long is the train?

Working with Quadratic Roots [08/15/2002]
Given that a and b are the roots of the quadratic equation x^-5x+3=0, form, without solving the equation, the quadratic equation whose roots are a/b and b/a.

x^3 + y^3 [10/17/2002]
Given: x + y = 1, x^2 + y^2 = 4; x^3 + y^3 = ?

Young's Formula [08/21/1999]
Calculating a child's dose of medicine based on the adult dose.

Zero Product Property [02/14/1998]
How do you find the answer to a zero product property question?

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