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Chapter+3+Takehome+Quiz+Part+A - Math 103 Section 11...

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Math 103 Section 11 Take-home Quiz for Chapter 3 3/11/11 Name____________________ You may use your notes or ask me questions. Assignment is due on Friday, March 25, 2011 5 points 1. Four friends (Joe, Tim, Sam, and Ron) have decided to divide up a multi-flavored cake which was jointly purchased for $24 using the Lone-Divider Method . The cake is divided into four pieces { s 1, s 2 , s 3 , and s 4} . The following table gives the dollar value of each of the slices according to each of the four friends. Friend s1 s2 s3 s4 Fair share value Fair shares Joe $8.00 $7.00 $4.00 $5.00 Tim $6.00 $6.00 $6.00 $6.00 Sam $5.50 $10.00 $4.50 $4.00 Ron $5.50 $9.00 $3.50 $6.00 a. Complete the above table. b. Which of the four friends is the divider ? How do you know this? c. Find a fair division of the cake and explain why this is the only possible fair division.
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2. 10 points Martha and Nick jointly bought the giant 28 inch sub sandwich shown above for $16. They plan to divide the sandwich fairly using the divider-
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