anonymous
  • anonymous
Suppose you mark n points on a circle, where n is a whole number greater than 1. The number of segments you can draw that connect these points is 1/2n^2 - 1/2n How many segments can you draw if you mark 8 points on the circle?
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cwrw238
  • cwrw238
substitute n = 8 into your formula
cwrw238
  • cwrw238
hold on - the formula is a bit confusing - it looks like it should be 0.5n^2 - 0.5n in which case for 8 points there are 0.5*8^2 - 0.5*8 = 32 - 4 = 28
anonymous
  • anonymous
yay i got the right answer

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cwrw238
  • cwrw238
there way you've written it is ambiguous 1/2n could mean half * n or 1 divided by 2n
anonymous
  • anonymous
its half
cwrw238
  • cwrw238
good

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