1. A Caribbean singleelimination tennis tournament is held for 100 players. How
many matches will be played before a winner?
In each match one player is eliminated so 99 matches (100 1) would be played before a
winner emerges.
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1. A certain book costs EC$24 more in hardcover than in softcover. If the softcover
price is twothirds of the hardcover price, how much does the book cost in
hardcover?
The answer is the book cost $72 in hardcover.
Let h be the cost of the book in hardcov
4. Solve: a) 7/0; b) 0/7
a. 7/0 = undefined. Since any number multiplied by zero is zero, the expression 0/0 also has no
defined value and thus division by zero is undefined.
b. 0/7 = 0
5. Simplify 27 + 75 (show all workings)
Ans.: 33 + 53 = 83
Working:
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