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 Question 528480: Please help me solve this word problem. The permimeter of a rectangle is 76cm. The length is 17cm more than the width. Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 528565: 0.4n - 18 = 3n - 16 - 0.8n Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 529112: Hi, Mine is a word problem. The force of gravity on Jupiter is about 2 1/2 times that of Earth. How much would a 140 lb object weigh on Jupiter? I thought the equation would look like this: 5/2x=140 But I dont remember what to do after Click here to see answer by stanbon(60774)

 Question 529121: find the value of y so that the slope of the line passing through (-3,-12) and (1,y) is 2 Click here to see answer by tarungehlot(8)

 Question 529181: How do you solve the equation 5x-8y-9=0 in standard form? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 529114: A number,1/2 of that number and 1/3 of that number are added. The result is 22. What is the original number? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 529310: solve and show all work 3- 6/7x= 21 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 529303: Jim needs to rent a moving truck. Suppose Company A charges a rate of \$40 per day and Company B charges a \$60 fee plus \$20 per day. For what number of days is the cost the same? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 529376: 2 (4r+6) 2/3 (12r+18) what does "R" equal?? Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529314: solve the following equation by clearing fractions. please show all work 2x +1/5= -x + 5/6 Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529688: i needhelp to solve this it says write an equation of the the line through(-2,5)with a slope of 1/4 i tryed typing y-5=1/4(x--2) and i cant figure any thing out no matter hwo many times i read the instrutioncs Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 529764: I have 40 bills in my cash drawer. Some are \$5 bills. The rest are \$10 bills. The total amount of the 40 bills is \$260. How many \$5 bills and how many \$10 bills are in my cash drawer ??? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 529813: Could you please help me with this problem? I came up with 42/91 but I don't know if that is right because I don't know if I did them in the right order. 2 1/3 / 1 1/6 * 3 1/4 / 1 1/3 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60774)

 Question 529737: 0.9(2x − 8) = 4 – (x + 5) Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529543: a rectangular flower bed is x meters wide by (x+3) meters long. a) write an expression for the perimeter of the flower bed b) the perimeter is measured at 34 meters. use this information to form an equation c) solve this equation to find the length and width of the flower bed Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529908: P(3, 2), 2x − y = 5 Write the equation of the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the given line. Write the answer in slope-intercept form. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7679)

 Question 529274: - Translating Verbal Expressions into equations 5 less than the product of 9 and a number is 22 Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529264: Translating Verval Expressions Into Equations - The Sum of 10 and the product of 4 and a number is 22? Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529079: how do u do these types of equations 16z - 18 = 4 + 5z Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 528973: Need help simplify for expression 8 - 8n -10n Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 528878: Solve the system of equation by substitution 5x + y = -4 and y = -x Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 528752: do i multiply the numerator and denomarator by 8 Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 528699: Arnold's dog weighs 10 pounds less than twice his brother's dog. The dogs' combined weight is 50 pounds. Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)

 Question 529887: I have a word problem that I am suppose to define variable,provide equation and solve. " The Visogoths executed only of the number the Vandals executed. If the Visogoths executed 2202, how many did the Vandals execute?" I divided 2202 by 3 and took that answer (734) times 8 and came up with 5872 for the answer. I do not know how to put all that into a proper equation. Can you help? Click here to see answer by boilpoil(127)