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hw1_solns - Answer Key – Homework 1 – David McIntyre...

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Unformatted text preview: Answer, Key – Homework 1 – David McIntyre – 45123 – Mar 25, 2004 1 This print-out should have 3 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before making your selection. The due time is Central time. This is a quick and easy homework set to get you up and running with this homework server. This homework will be counted to- wards your grade. Remember that the solu- tions to these problems (with different num- bers) are posted on the OSU PH 211 web site. 001 (part 1 of 1) 10 points Needing help, the secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture asked your teacher, “If a chicken-and-a-half can lay an egg-and-a-half in a day-and-a-half, how many days will it take one chicken to lay a dozen eggs?” Please help your teacher select the correct answer to the secretary’s question. Assume one month has thirty days. 1. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in two- thirds of a month. 2. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in twelve days. 3. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in six days. 4. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in eight days. 5. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in nine days. 6. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in twenty- four days. 7. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in sixteen days. 8. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in eighteen days. correct 9. A chicken will lay a dozen eggs in one- third of a month. Explanation: Basic Concept: The information given in the question is the rate of egg production (eggs per chicken per day) in one instance and you must make this rate (which is constant) compatible with another instance....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course PHY 557 taught by Professor Rijssenbeek during the Spring '08 term at Adelphi.

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hw1_solns - Answer Key – Homework 1 – David McIntyre...

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