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Everyday, from 2 pm to 6 pm, the deli counter at Taco Station (TS) sees customers arriving at a rate of 25 per hour. Assume that the customer arrivals are exponentially distributed. The customers...

I have a 2500 gallon container. I fill it with 4 vendor's used oil, but the oil had residue. First vendor brings 559g at 91% (9% residue). 2nd Vendor brings 147g @ 67%. 3rd brings 1025g @ 82%. 4th...


A few summers ago I wrote a blog post about finding math in unexpected places as a way to keep skills sharp through the summer break. One of the unexpected places I talked about was the world of tabletop Role-Playing Games (RPGs) such as Dungeons & Dragons. Such games are essentially communal storytelling exercises which use chance elements to help guide the story via a set of polyhedral dice... read more

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