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  1. #1 Some random maths question 
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    If "c" carpenters build a garage in "d" days, how long will it take "e" carpenters to build 2 garages?

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  3. #2 Re: Some random maths question 
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heinsbergrelatz
    If "c" carpenters build a garage in "d" days, how long will it take "e" carpenters to build 2 garages?

    thanks
    x

    [ x= 2dc/e]

    This would have been about a 4th grade problem 40 years ago.


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    Yeah, I have to say that I'm puzzled by the necessity to post this one. Although, sometimes I forget how to add single-digit numbers, hahaha.
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    I know its very very very easy, too easy so i wasn't sure if my answer was correct due to its absurd easiness. Just to say this question is from SAT 2009, where apparently its a test that will decide who gets in to one of the best universities around the world.
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