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 Question 615958: two pumps were required to pump the water out of a submerged area after a hurricane. Pump A,the large of the two pumps can pump the water out in 36 hours,whereas it would take pump B 180 hours. both pumps were working for the first 9 hours until pump A broke. how long did it take pump B to pump out the remaining water? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 616284: Find the commutative, distributive, associative, and simplified expression of this: -3(x-2)+2(x+4) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 618429: What is the distributive steps for this problem 3(4x+2y)+5x Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 619144: Can someone please help me solve these two problems. I am so stumped!! 1.(6x-9y)(6x+9y) I should be using FOIL right? But the same numbers have me stumped!! 2.The area of the rectangular swimming pool is given by 4x^2+19x+12 ft^2 one side is given by 4x+3 feet. What is an algebraic expression for the other side of length of pool? Simplify this and include correct units. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 619146: Can someone please show me how to work out this problem? I need to show all work for this question which is to find the product. (x^2+7) (x^3-5x-4) Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622261: Name the algebraic property demonstrated in the example below. 2 + x + y = x + 2 + y Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 624226: To solve quation -21=7(p-10) which operation should be applied first. I need help on my hw please thankyou. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 626273: if i have a problem like as follows: 1/5 (4j + 2k -6j +3k) do i distribute first or do i solve what is in parenthesis first? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 626273: if i have a problem like as follows: 1/5 (4j + 2k -6j +3k) do i distribute first or do i solve what is in parenthesis first? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 626931: If the width of the garden is represented by x, represent the length of the graden in terms of x Click here to see answer by psbhowmick(529)

 Question 627882: REplace A with proper expression where the fractions are equivalent: 7/a+5=7a-35/A. I am not sure how to go about solving these kind of problems. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 628463: If 18 = x and x = y, then 18 = y is an example of which algebraic property? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 628651: Reduce each fraction to simplest form: 3a^2-13a-10/5+4-a^2 I am having a hard time comprehending the equivelant fractions. If you could explain this I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 629436: Solve using the elimination method. If the system has no solution or an infinite number of solutions, state this. -3x – 5y = 61 7x – 5y = -9 Please help I am so lost. Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 629424: What property is this? 3x + 5x2 = 5x2 + 3x Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 629441: Solve using the elimination method. 7x - 6y = -88.5 -28x + 24y = -354 This method is difficult for me to understand can someone run it to me step by step please. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 631220: Can you help me use the distributive property to rewrite these expressions without parentheses: (7+2y)(-3) , (-5q-7)4 , -6(s-8) , -x(x+1) , (-p+2)(-5) ? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 631240: Can you help me solve this question: Simplify the expressions by combining like terms -y+4y and ? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 631435: Can you help me solve this: Apply the distributive property. Then simplify by combining like terms: (2w+4)(-3)+w and ? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 631493: Can you help me solve these questions: Apply the distributive property. Then simplify by combining like terms: (2w+4)(-3)+w and -(6y-5)+6y? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 631487: Which axiom is illustrated by the equation 3(x+2)=3(2+x)? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 631437: Can you help me solve these questions: Apply the distributive property. Then simplify by combining like terms: (2w+4)(-3)+w , , -9t(t-4)-12 , and -(6y-5)+6y? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)