Sequences, Series & Patterns
Some organizations are looking to make a lot of money off of the flu vaccine that is in such high demand. A survey done last week reported that 55% of 677 hospital pharmacists who responded reported being offered the vaccine at highly inflated prices. Of those, 84% said they would not buy the vaccine at those prices. How many of the 677 hospital pharmacists did not say that they would not buy the vaccine at the high prices? Express your answer to the nearest whole number.
The Pythagorean Triple Threat is a coed softball team. League rules require the batting order to alternate boy-girl-boy-girl… (or girl-boy-girl-boy…). If there are five girls and five boys on the team, how many different batting orders are possible?
Happy New Year! Now that 2019 is here, let’s have some fun solving this collection of problems that all involve the number 2019.
What is the greatest prime factor of 2019?
The factors of 2019 are 1, 3, 673, 2019. The prime factors of 2019 are 3 and 673, the greatest being 673.