In geography, it is the former name of the Republic of Montenegro. In physics, it is the symbol for the measure of electrophoretic motility. In mathematics, it defines a function such that the nth derivative of that function is returned. For 15 points, identify this letter, the sixth of the Greek alphabet.
ANSWER: **zeta**
**Mathematics: Beat the Stuffin’**
Pencil and paper ready. Alice the usher can stuff five hundred programs in fifty minutes. Bobby and Clarissa are ushers who together can stuff five hundred programs in thirty-one point two five minutes. Dave, however, can only stuff four programs a minute. For 15 points, if all four ushers work together constantly at these rates, within one minute to a precision of zero point one minutes, tell how long it will take for them to stuff five hundred programs. Bounceback, if any, will be immediate. You have thirty seconds.
ANSWER: **16.7 minutes** [accept **15.6 minutes** to **17.7 minutes**]
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