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A contest score calculator is programmed to mark students' contest. The contest has 25 questions. Correct answers are worth 6 points. Omitted questions are worth 2 points. Incorrect answers worth 0 points. How many different scores are possible in this contest?

 Nov 15, 2019
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Largest score. - 6 * 25 = 150

 

Score with nothing answered - 2 * 25 = 50

 

Lowest score - 0

 

From 0 - 50 we have 50/2 = 25 possible scores because the points go up by 2.

 

From 50 - 150 we have 150 - 50 = 100, then since the points up by 4. (6 - 2 = 4)

 

100/4 = 25

 

25 + 25 = 50 possible scores

 Nov 16, 2019
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wrong

Guest Nov 16, 2019
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If you want to say  an answer is wrong guest you are expected to say why you believe this to be so.

Melody  Nov 16, 2019
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he is the same guest that posts homework questions.

 

 

Apparently my answer was wrong, but he doesn't know why because he didn't take time to understand my method, and simply plugged in the answer I got.

 

Then he gets mad at us for giving wrong answers, and that he didnt get full points on his "homework". 

 

So basically he is this greedy jerk that blames you for his own problems

CalculatorUser  Nov 16, 2019
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sure, i am quite triggered at failing the AMC 8 sad, but Guest, you really should stop being a garbage, sub-human, lower life form.

CalculatorUser  Nov 16, 2019
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you are makign me fail!!!!

Guest Nov 16, 2019
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Hi CalculatorUser and guest.

Guest does know why he thinks it is wrong.

Most likely because his book or his teacher says it is wrong. 

If he has the answer that he believes is correct he should provide it.  (Even if it just a number with no explanation)

 

Guest: It is extremely rude just to put the word 'wrong'

You need to say why and you should thanks the answerer for their time and interest in your question.

Melody  Nov 16, 2019
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Hey. CU did not have to do that at all, YOU should be appreciative and explain KINDLY what you think he did wrong don't just barge into people's faces and say "wROnG" it is a VERY rude and unkind thing to do. 
In fact i think instead of making people do your work for you, you should actually try to work it out yourself. Trust me it will benefit you. You will learn the material better and get more practice. 
and CU is not making YOU fail. YOU are making YOURSELF fail, by asking others to do problems for you. It's as if i sat behind a car and said ok i am going to fly a plane when i dont even know how to drive a car. 
Don't blame others for your problems when they are trying to help you. If you think he's wrong do it yourself and compare your answer with his, and then kindly explain what he did wrong or ask how this problem works. 
Rude. 

Nirvana  Nov 17, 2019
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I think I'll think some more about this one!   Hmmmmmm ....cheeky

 Nov 16, 2019
edited by ElectricPavlov  Nov 16, 2019
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Hi EP

Do you feel the need to do this rude guest's homework for him?

 

If he interacts again politely that would be a bit different, then it would make sense to help him a bit.

Melody  Nov 16, 2019

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