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First Question:

"Find the Sum of the following fractions"

1/2 + 1/6 + 1/12 + 1/20 + ... + 1/9900

"Express your answer as a common fraction"

Problem Two (is there a quick way you guys do this one?)

Julie begins counting backwards from 1000 by 2's and at the same time Tony begins counting foreward by 3's, if they count at the same rate what number will they say at the same time?

Problem 3 (check my work)

"A chord of the larger of two concentric circles is tangent to the smaller circle and measure 18 inches. Find the number of square inches in the area of the shaded region (area between outer rim of the inside circle and outer rim of the larger one). Express your answer in terms of ∏.

I did: 9^2 + r^2 = R^2 (r is radius of smaller circle R is radius of larger) and so then i simplified a little to get 81 = R^2 - r^2. Then ∏R^2 - ∏r^2 = ∏(R^2-r^2) and finally got ∏(81) as my final answer.