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 Question 344370: Hello, this is the word problem I would like help with. "The selling price of a pair of pants is \$34. If the store paid \$8 less for the pants, find the price the store paid." Thank you soo much! Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344995: find the mean of all of the numbers from 1 to 1000 that end in 2 a 496 b 497 c 498 d 500 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 345314: The sum of the high and low prices of a share of stock for Johns, inc. in 2010 is &83.50 and the difference of these two prices is \$21.88. Find high and low prices. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 345552: Perform the indicated operation and simplify completely ^20+6^5 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 345714: if a girl has three tests done and the scores are 89, 76 and 82 how can she get her average to be an 80? create an inequality for this problem. solve this inequality. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 345801: THE SUM OF TWICE A NUMBER AND 7 LESS THAN THE NUMBER IS THE SAME DIFFERENCE BETWEEN -19 AND THE NUMBER. WHAT IS THE NUMBER? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 345803: THE SUM OF TWO CONSECUTIVE INTEGERS IS -261. WHAT IS THE LARGER INTEGER? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 346576: The average of x numbers is 15. if the sum of the x numbers is 90 what is the value of x ? a 5 b 6 c 8 d 15 Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 346857: I can't believe I forgot how to do this. 19.5/x=27 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 347100: Find the value of y if the mean of x ,y,15, and 35 is 25 and the mean of x,15, and 35 is 27 A 18 B 19 C 31 D 36 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 347100: Find the value of y if the mean of x ,y,15, and 35 is 25 and the mean of x,15, and 35 is 27 A 18 B 19 C 31 D 36 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 348384: find the median for the following numbers: 95, 98, 88, 91, 85, 94 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 349220: IF _ DIVIDED BY 9=1, WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT _ ? EXPLAIN.. HOW WOULD YOU EXPLAIN THIS. WELL, WE KNOW THAT 9/9=1 , Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 349232: A baseball game has 9 innings. If 2/3 of the game has been played, what% of the game is that? do I take 3 and divide that by 2 and and multiply by 9? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 349245: THE game ended with a total of 5 home runs. If the winning team scored 4 runs, what % of the runs were scored by the other team? Do I take 4 and divide that by 5 to get 80% Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 349240: The average of four numbers is 18. If one of the four numbers, the number 25, is taken away, what is the average of the remaining three numbers? this is extra credit for school, i just cant seem to work out the problem! please help! Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350213: How many 1/2 inch squares can you get from a sheet of paper that is 8 1/2 x 11. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 351330: I am trying to help my daughter with Algebra, but it's been SO long... Here are two questions. I think if she can get the hang of it, she will take off. She is super-smart! Sergio sells a mixture of Virginia peanuts and Spanish peanuts for \$3.40 per pound. To make the mixture, he uses Virginia peanuts that cost \$3.50 per pound and Spanish peanuts that cost \$3.00 per pound. He mixes 10 pounds at a time. How many pounds of Virginia peanuts does he use? and, A pineapple drink contains 15 percent pineapple juice. How much pure pineapple juice should be added to 8 quarts of the pineapple drink to obtain a mixture containing 50 percent juice? If you just want to pick one, that is fine. Thanks SO much! My e-mail is NordicStrength@aol.com Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 352027: word problem to determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 755 deer, tags them and lets the loose. Later , 350 deer are caught; 175 of them are tagged. How many deer are in the preserve? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 352267: The average of 8, 6, 9, 12, and 4x is x. What is the value of x Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 352578: An aeroplane flies along the four sides of a square field at speeds of 200, 400,600,800km/hr. The average speed of the plane in the flight around the field in km/hr is: Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 353124: Michael scored 68, 77, and 98 on three test. He needs to have an average of at least 85. what must he score on the forth test? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 353453: The product of 12 and the quantity of 1 less than twice a number is 276, find the number. Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 353451: two times the quantity of three less than the number x is two more than the number. Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 353446: Mark took three tests. His grades were 74, 81 and 70. what grade must he get on the fourth test to receive an 80 average on the four tests? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 353449: Ernest works in the shipping department loading shipping crates with boxes. Each empty crate weighs 150 lb. How many boxes weighing 35 lb. can Ernest put in the crate if the total weight is to be 850 lb? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 353447: The sum of an even integer and two times the next consecutive even integer is 82. find the two consecutive even integers. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 353567: The mean of four numbers is 83. If three of the numbers 82, 75, and 85, what is the fourth number? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 353572: The average of a and b is 18, and the ratio of a to b is 5 to 4. what is the value of a - b ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 353572: The average of a and b is 18, and the ratio of a to b is 5 to 4. what is the value of a - b ? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 353604: the average of nine numbers is 72 and the average of four of them is 40. what is the average of the other 5? How do I show the workings for this question? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 353604: the average of nine numbers is 72 and the average of four of them is 40. what is the average of the other 5? How do I show the workings for this question? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 353730: While on a safari in Africa I saw a small herd of zebras and cranes wandering over the grassland. I counted 18 heads in all and counted 60 legs. How many zebras were there and how many cranes. Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 353944: Mathematical Connections 10-4 p. 669# 3 3. On a certain exam, Tony corrected 10 papers and found the mean for his group to be 70. Alice corrected the remaining 20 papers and found that the mean for her group was 80. What is the mean of the combined group of 30 students? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 354740: Calculate the mean, the median, and the mode for each of the following data sets: a. 2, 8, 7, 8, 5, 8, 10, 5 b. 10, 12, 12, 14, 20, 16, 12, 14, 11 c. 18, 22, 22, 17, 30, 18, 12 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)