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Re: It can't be true ... can it?


yep

A leaf is torn from a paperback novel. The sum of the numbers on the remaining pages is 15,000. What are the page numbers on the torn leaf?

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Assuming the first numbered page is 1, the removed leaf should be 25, 26.

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yep

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please list your steps

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Perhaps these angles are not possible for some reason, but I am not aware of it.

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That's the way I originally did the problem. The easier way is as follows.
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I get 1/15

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I get 1/6 x 2/5 x 13/30 for an area of 1/30

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You are right. I forgot to divide by 2.

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I got a height of 1/6 and a width of 2/5.

1/6 * 2/5 * 1/2 = 1/30.

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