nathanshields
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I am currently living in Saipan with his wife and two children. I have a B.A. in math and computer science from Willamette University, a Masters in Teaching from Western Washington University, and am National Board certified in adolescent and young adult mathematics.
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Not sure what the set of possible outcomes is, but it looks like you're throwing a ring onto numbers 1, 2, ...., 8. I'm guessing the highest number is 8 because 9 is odd and not prime. Start with... 
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Imagine slicing up your polygon like a pizza. The central angle is the angle of the pizza slice, equal to 360º divided by the number of slices. The apothem is the distance from the center of the... 
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Think of it as `y=x^2+6x^(1)` Then `(dy)/(dx)=2x6/(x^2)` by power rule. Now we must solve `2x=6/x^2` `2x^3=6` `x^3=3` `x=root(3)(3)` 
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`log_6(36x^2)` `log_6 36 + log_6 x^2` `2+2log_6 x` `2(1+log_6 x)` This comes easily from knowing the log rules. So to make problems like this "easy" you need to have a good understanding of log... 
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So we have 20 square meters, with 100x100 square centimeters in a square meter, so 200000 cm^2. We can fit 10x8 = 80 circular tiles on that floor (if we assume they're lined up as though inside...
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