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|In the following ARITH-maze puzzle, go to ‘START’ and proceed through this numerical maze, following instructions as provided, until you get to the ‘FINISH’ box. What number did you finish with?|
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Last month's solutions
Distance between Towns A and G:
North to South miles = 11 + 7 – 3 = 15 and
Thus, (A to G)² = (15)² + (20)² = 225 + 400 = 625
Therefore, the distance between Towns A and G = √625 = 25 miles
Given: B + L = 350 or L = 350 – B or B = 350 – L
and: B (75) + L (40) = 19,250
Then, B (75) + (350 – B) (40) = 19,250
75B + 14,000 – 40B = 19,250
35B = 19,250 – 14,000 = 5,250
B = 5,250 / 35 = 150 bench tickets sold and
L = 350 – B = 350 – 150 = 200 lawn tickets sold
Let x = staff member’s cost
Therefore, x = (£65 * 0.85) * 0.9 = £49.73