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1. A library has between 1000 and 2000 books. Of these, 25% are fiction, 1/13 are biographies and 1/17 are atlases. How many books are either biographies or atlases?

2. A circular table is pushed into a corner of a rectangular room so that it touches both walls. A point on the edge of the table between the two points of contact is 2 inches from one wall and 9 inches from the other wall. What is the radius of the table?

3. Let f(x) = ax + b, with b<a both positive integers. If for positive integers p and q, f(p) = 18 and f(q) = 39, what is the value of b?

4. In Triangle SBC, SB = 12, BC = 15, and SC=18. Let O be the point for which BO bisects angle SBC and CO bisects angle SCB. IF M and L are on sides SB and SC respectively so that ML is parallel to side BC and contains point O, what is the perimeter of Triangle SML?

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# What is the radius of the table?

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