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Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 8:28 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By David Burn (Woubit) on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 08:25 am:


Does this text appear in a book? on a label? in a set of instructions? in a newspaper? in a magazine? actually none of these - a set of instructions is probably closest

And hello tinypoem I don't think we've met before, but I am familiar with a number of other small pieces of poetry. :)
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 10:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are the words in the text preceded by the name of some substance? if we knew what substance, would it help? is the text part of a list of substances and their proportion by weight of some compound substance? if we knew what compound substance, would it help?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 11:10 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By David Burn (Woubit) on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 10:32 am:


Are the words in the text preceded by the name of some substance? yes if we knew what substance, would it help? no is the text part of a list of substances and their proportion by weight of some compound substance? yes if we knew what compound substance, would it help? no
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 11:13 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would it help to know exactly where this text appears?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 11:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By David Burn (Woubit) on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 11:13 am:


Would it help to know exactly where this text appears? probably not. The type of text might help. On the other hand, it might not :)
tinypoem (Tinypoem)
Posted on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 4:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

did the text appears on exam paper?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Saturday, September 11, 2004 - 8:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By tinypoem (Tinypoem) on Friday, September 10, 2004 - 04:50 pm:


did the text appears on exam paper? no, but good thinking
Amol D. (Amol)
Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2004 - 5:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

cooking recipes relevant ?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, September 17, 2004 - 6:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Amol D. (Amol) on Thursday, September 16, 2004 - 05:54 pm:


cooking recipes relevant ? no, but it could have been one
Oneida (Theoneida)
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 6:47 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is 16.456% included because the amount is accurate to the 1st decimal point? 16.444% would not be included?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 7:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Oneida (Theoneida) on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 06:47 am:


Is 16.456% included because the amount is accurate to the 1st decimal point? 16.444% would not be included? this might be correct - you're definitely onto something here :)
David Burn (Woubit)
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 1:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the idea simply to give an example of how rounding is being used?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 7:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By David Burn (Woubit) on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 01:45 pm:


Is the idea simply to give an example of how rounding is being used? not quite, but explore!
Amol D. (Amol)
Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 3:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are objects being classified into two or more groups ?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2004 - 6:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Amol D. (Amol) on Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 03:45 pm:


Are objects being classified into two or more groups ? no
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Friday, October 22, 2004 - 4:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this taking place in a chemistry lab, or are chemists or students mixing stuff together?

To clarify: The reason for the "including..." is because it is close enough to the desired minimum? Is it because it cannot be measured with more precision? It so, is the reason because of the nature of the substance itself, or because they do not have better equipment.
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, October 22, 2004 - 7:31 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Friday, October 22, 2004 - 04:19 am:


Is this taking place in a chemistry lab, or are chemists or students mixing stuff together? not really, but it's instructions for mixing

To clarify: The reason for the "including..." is because it is close enough to the desired minimum? yesish Is it because it cannot be measured with more precision? noish It so, is the reason because of the nature of the substance itself, or because they do not have better equipment.
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Friday, October 22, 2004 - 9:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the reason for mixing helpful? Would it be normal to use 100% by weight?
Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte)
Posted on Saturday, October 23, 2004 - 3:27 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it relevant where the mixing is being done? Could it only be done in a certain place or a certain kind of room?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 6:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Friday, October 22, 2004 - 09:20 pm:


Is the reason for mixing helpful? not very Would it be normal to use 100% by weight? altogether, yes; 100 % of each ingredient, no

By Mezzoforte (Mezzoforte) on Saturday, October 23, 2004 - 03:27 am:


Is it relevant where the mixing is being done? no Could it only be done in a certain place or a certain kind of room? no
Benjamin Moore (Zenith)
Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 9:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is some of the compound lost during the mixing? i.e. if at least 16.465% is required in the reaction, yet due to some reason, perhaps another chemical in the mixture reacts to the addition also, you need the extra .035% to account for this?

Or perhaps, from the same line of thought, if the chemical required for the reaction is 99.788% pure, then if you used 16.5% by weight, you *would* get 16.465%?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 9:14 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Benjamin Moore (Zenith) on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 09:12 am:


Is some of the compound lost during the mixing? i.e. if at least 16.465% is required in the reaction, yet due to some reason, perhaps another chemical in the mixture reacts to the addition also, you need the extra .035% to account for this? this is very good thinking...

Or perhaps, from the same line of thought, if the chemical required for the reaction is 99.788% pure, then if you used 16.5% by weight, you *would* get 16.465%? ... as is this, but neither is actually the case here