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 Question 183490: Hello, Please help me. The question: How many ounces from a 15% solution must be mixed with 4 ounces of a 20% solution to make a 17% solution? Your help is much appreciated. Thank you. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)
 Question 183490: Hello, Please help me. The question: How many ounces from a 15% solution must be mixed with 4 ounces of a 20% solution to make a 17% solution? Your help is much appreciated. Thank you. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 183762: I am trying to figure out how this works as this is my first endeavor into algebra in more than 20 years. How do I Simplify: 4(5x +6) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 184681: HOw to solve 4xsquared + 20x + 25 types of problems. I know what to do when it is just xsquared in the first spot, but what about xsquared times a whole number? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 185094: I am having problems with this problem located below: 9-4(3x+1)=3(6-3x)-9. Can you help? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 185651: Assume that all variables are positive and multiply: y^3/7(y^-3/7+7y^4/7) a) 1+7y b)y+7 c) y^-1+7y Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 186365: I'm needing some help with the following problem. Perform the indicated operation and simplify. (s+t)(s^2-st+t^2) thanks! Click here to see answer by feliz1965(151)

 Question 186639: Subtract the sum of (4X^2 +3X-1) and (3X^2 -1) From (8X^2 -5X + 2) Click here to see answer by uday1435(57)

 Question 186661: I need help understanding how to find the greatest common factor and factoring out of the expression e.x. 5n^3 - 20n Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 186662: I need help understanding how to find the greatest common factor and factoring it out of a equation. e.x. 6y^4 + 14y^3 - 10y^2 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 187446: is the commutative property true for the operation of subtraction? multiplication n division? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)
 Question 187446: is the commutative property true for the operation of subtraction? multiplication n division? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 188305: "Which expression represents an example of the distributive property?" a) 2(x+3)=2x+5 b) 2(x+3)=2x+6 c) 2(x+3)=2x+23 d) 2(x+3)=2x+3 I'm not sure which one it is, I was thinking b or d. But I'm not 100% sure on any of them. Please help if you can. Thank you Click here to see answer by jaya(3)

 Question 187445: what property does the following calculation demonstrate? 3*29=3*(20+9)=3*20+3*9=60+27=87 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 189080: I am having a problem solving this math equation. Could you help me and show me step by step how you get the answer? Here is the problem: 8x +3 { 2 -6 (2x -3)} Thank you Cynthia Bryant Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)
 Question 189080: I am having a problem solving this math equation. Could you help me and show me step by step how you get the answer? Here is the problem: 8x +3 { 2 -6 (2x -3)} Thank you Cynthia Bryant Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)
 Question 189080: I am having a problem solving this math equation. Could you help me and show me step by step how you get the answer? Here is the problem: 8x +3 { 2 -6 (2x -3)} Thank you Cynthia Bryant Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 190132: I have tried to solve this problem. It is dealing with distributive properties. I need some help. I would like to see the step by step solution for this problem so I can see where I made my mistake. Here is the problem. Solve for x: 3(4x + 1)-2=9x + 1 Thanks for your help Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)

 Question 190468: which property of the real numbers is illustrated by te following statement? -6 x(17+14)= -6(17)+(-6)(14) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)