Conjecture and Hailstone Iteration

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prepare the manufacturing staff's calculations for case 20-4 by blocher, stout, cokins and chen| 2 Hailstone Sequences [12 marks] A hailstone sequence is a sequence of integers found by applying the following rule: Hailstone Iteration: For an integer n in a hailstone sequence, the next item in the sequence is 3n + 1 if n is odd, or n / 2 if n is even. For example, the hailstone sequence starting at 6 is 6 3 10 5 16 8 4 2 1. The sequence ends when 1 is reached. The name "hailstone sequence" stems from the way the values in the sequence go up and down, as a hailstone does in the clouds before it falls to earth. Collatz (1937) conjectured that for any starting...| specialty toys case problem solution|

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Chapter 5: Problem I: 5-34 Basis of PropertyReceived as a Gift Doug receives a duplex as a gift from his uncle. The uncle s basis for the duplex and land is $90,000. At the time of the gift, the land and building have FMV of $40,000 and $80,000, respectively. No gift tax is paid by Doug s uncle at the time of the gift. A. To determine gain, what is Doug s basis for the land? B. To determine gain, what is Doug s basis for the building? C. Will the basis of the land and building be the same as in Parts a and b for the purposes of determining loss?|
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