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Two people stand back to back next to the rails in a small railway station. As the head of the express train that passes the station reaches them, they start to walk parallel to the rails. As the tail of the train reaches each of them, they stop, having walked 30m and 40m respectively.

If they both walked with identical, constant speed and the train kept its speed as well, can you tell how long the train was?

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Two boats on the opposite shores of a river start moving towards each other. When they pass each other they are 750 yards from one

shoreline. They each continue to the opposite shore, immediately turn around and start back. When they meet again they are 250 yards from the other shoreline. Each boat maintains a constant speed throughout. How wide is the river?

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Oh, no, not another number theory problem?!

Suppose a²+ab+b²-c²-cd-d²=0, where a, b, c, d are positive integers.

Then I think a+b+c+d is a composite number. It is true? Prove it!

Note: Composite means "not prime." A composite number is a number that has factors other than one and itself.

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Show that you cannot cover a circular disk with two circular disks of smaller diameter.

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Find all solutions in nonnegative integers to x^{4} + (x+1)^{4} = y^{2} + (y+1)^{2}

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The number of divisors of 55n^{3} are 55 (Including 1 and the number itself). How many divisors does 7n^{7} have?

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Given that f(x) is a polynomial of degree EIGHT such that

f(m) = 1/m for m = 1,2,3,4,5,...,9

**Find f(10) **

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Let P be a point inside a square S so that the distances from P to the four vertices, in order, are 7, 35, 49, and x. What is x?

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