1) **FindX**

**2i+(3a-4ab^-23!)469=|67.9879764368900q|+48x^3(577/0.000000000000000000000278)**

Found it! It's right after the 48

2) **If Johannannnana passed the gas station at 2:30pm
and** **passed the post office, 25 km away, at 2:35,
how fast was she going?**

Wouldn't it be great if someone invented something to tell you how fast you were going?Hey! They could build it right into the car! And it could be called a SPEDOMETER!

3) **Lenny was standing near a 20 foot tree and the angle
of elevation from his feet to the top of the tree was 73 degrees.
How far was he standing from the tree?**

If Lenny was clever enough to bring a compass to find the angle of elevation, and also to find the height of the tree, he really should be able to figure this out on his own. In fact, he probably has a tape measure in his pocket. If he doesn't, that's his problem.

4) **You are standing beside a 20 foot high cliff, which
you intend to climb. The height you can throw your grappling hook
can be represented in the function h=-16r^2-32t+5. Can you reach
the cliff?**

Icould probably measure my rope with whatever Iused to measure the exact height of the cliff, but I think Ishould just try my best and hope Idon't miss. Igenerally don't bring paper with me when Igo rock climbing anyways, so I certainly won't be doing any algebra out there.

5) **There are 20 marbles in a bag, 7 are green, 2 are red,
5 are yellow, and 6 are blue. If you reach into the bag and pull
out 1 marble, what is the probability of it being blue?**

Well, Ireally can't tell you that. Firstly, I don't know where
this bag of marbles is, so it's not very probable that I'll be
able to find it. So, if Ican't find it, then I'll probably not be
able to pull one marble out. And, supposing Idid find out where
it was, I probably can't *go* there at the moment because
I'm busy doing a math test. But, if I could go there and I did
find the bag, I probably wouldn't pull out a marble because that
would probably involve sticking my hand into a mysterious bag
simply because you told me to. Iprobably don't trust you as much
as Ishould, because Iwould probably be very suspicious. In fact,
I trust you so little that I bet there probably aren't even
*any* marbles in this bag of which you speak. There
probably isn't even really a bag. But, let's say Idid reach into
the bag, which we shall assume is real and has marbles of the
specified colours in it, there is a slight probability that a
brick could fall on my head at that very moment, before Ihad
successfully removed one marble from the bag, and therefore the
entire mission could be a complete failure. In light of this
fact, Ibelieve it is all the more improbable that I would even go
so far as to search for this bag. According to these
calculations, the probability of me pulling a blue marble frog
the bag is 1:29871098712409872340198725209820102 against,
assuming nobody has stolen the marbles, changed the marbles,
hidden a crab in the bag, or otherwise hampered with the
experiment. Then, there is also the possibility that you are
entirely colour blind and there aren't actually any blue marbles
in the bag because you mistook the orange ones for blue.

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