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 Question 733127: what is the equation for "Three less than four times a number is eight." Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(608)

 Question 751228: A rental car costs \$34.95 for the first 150 miles and \$.35 for each additional mile. How much will the rental car cost for driving 275 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 749434: Given two consecutive integers. The sum of two times the first integer and four times the second integer is 82. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 748299: Harry needs 10 liters of 20% solution. How many liters of 15% solutions and 35% solution will be needed to make the 20% solution? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 747047: One scoop of ice cream has 5 mg of cholesterol less than the amount of cholesterol in one hamburger. Together, they have 37 mg of cholesterol. How much cholesterol is in each food Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 745477: six times the middle of a three digit number is the sum of the other two. if the number is divided by the sum of the digits, the answer is 51 and the remainder is 11 . if the digits are reversed, the number becomes smaller by 198 . find the number. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)
 Question 745477: six times the middle of a three digit number is the sum of the other two. if the number is divided by the sum of the digits, the answer is 51 and the remainder is 11 . if the digits are reversed, the number becomes smaller by 198 . find the number. Click here to see answer by savvyhush23(50)

 Question 745637: A builder of homes reduced the price of a model by 12%. If the new pricce is \$216040, what was it original price? Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 745478: A,B and C do a piece of work in 10 days. A and B can do it in 12 days. A and C in 20 days. How many days would it take each to do the work alone? Click here to see answer by savvyhush23(50)

 Question 745008: A rock falls from a tower that is 127.4 m high. As it is falling, its height is given by the formula h(t)=127.4-4.9t^2. How many seconds will it take for the rock to hit the ground (h=0)? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 744769: A Cold Stone Creamery ice cream shop sells sundaes for \$3.60 and banana splits for \$4.25. The shop sells four times as many sundaes as banana splits. If total sales amounted to \$3,730 last weekend, how many banana splits were sold?tool? Click here to see answer by tiaflagg32(1)

 Question 744566: What is the average of8,8 and 15 (y+y=Y)+(Y-1=Z)(Y+Z\3)=YZ y=8 Y=y+y Z=Y-1 Click here to see answer by sassman80(1)

 Question 744008: Find the sum of seven, three times a number and seven times the same number Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 743584: The height of a cylinder is 4 centimeters greater than the radius. If the volume of the cylinder is approximately 265 cm^3, what is the radius of the cylinder? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 742801: this is a translate and then solve problem, i know what i am supposed to do, i just need help writing it down properly. 150% of 480 is what number? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 741574: The sum of 2 more than 6 times a number and 7 times that number is that number decreased by 39. I know that the first part is (2+6x) but my sticking point is it says 7 times THAT number. any help given will be greatly appreciated Thank you Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 741103: emma is 10 years older than half Olivias age. If the sum between emmas age and Olivias age is 31 How old is Emma? Click here to see answer by only4christ2(12)

 Question 739937: One pipe fills a tank in eight hours. Another pipe can fill the tank in 12 hours. How long will it take to fill the tank if both pipes are operating simultaneously? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6522)

 Question 739939: Mr. Pike's office has two photocopy machines. The older machine takes six hours to make all copies of the financial report. The newer machine takes only five hours. If both machines are used, how long will it the for the job to be completed? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 734907: A positive number is one-fifth of another positive number. The greater number less the lesser number is 8. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 739745: I really Need Help With My Grade 9 Algebraic Equations and its for 20 points in every question : 1. Ben builds the walls of a house in 20 days. Sean can do the same job in five days less than Ben. If they work together, how many days would it take them to complete a house? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 738032: Suppose f(x)=2(x+1) and the domain is {0,1,2,3,4}. Describe the function in the following ways: a. Draw an arrow diagram involving two sets. b. Use ordered pairs. c. Make a table. d. Draw a graph to depict the function. Click here to see answer by math-vortex(472)

 Question 737680: 1. About 4/5 of the weight of a pineapple is water. About how much water would you expect to find in a 2 ½ pounds of pineapple? I am trying to help my dyslexic daughter with pre algebra. I don't know what it is about word problems that confuse her so much although I can't talk I have no clue about algebra. Even as a 6th grader she has gone beyond my help. These all seem to be fractions in these word problems I gave an example of her first question. I was hoping if I could see how you worked this out I could figure out the other 20. Thank you for trying to help and for providing this service free. Cindy Moon mother of Haley in Houston Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1540)

 Question 732718: What is the total cost of a \$45.95 dinner if tax is 6% and you want to leave a tip of 18% ? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4164)

 Question 732677: What number increased itself by 3.5% of itself equals 621 Click here to see answer by rfer(12670)

 Question 728220: Two numbers total to 19. Find the two numbers if three times the larger one plus four times the smaller one equals 60. Click here to see answer by ohtheirony(35)

 Question 727275: It takes Alex 10 hrs to clean an attic It takes Cody 7 hrs to clean the same attic Working together how long will it take them both to clean the same attic? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 725734: One number is three less than another number. The sum of their squares is 117. What are the 2 numbers. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 722922: A 110 board is cut into two pieces. One piece is three times the length of the other. find the lengths of the two pieces? I tried x+3x=110 4x=110 x=110/4 but then I got stuck Click here to see answer by DrBeeee(378)

 Question 722773: If n=3p, for what value of p is n=p? (A) 0 (B) 1/3 (C) 1 (D) 3 (E) n can never equal p COULD YOU PLEASE PROVIDE AN EXPLANATION WITH THE ANSWER? THANKS A LOT. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 722167: A room contains 96 chairs. The number of chairs per row is four more than the number of rows. Find the number of rows and the number of chairs per row. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 721047: translate a phrase into an mathematical expression then simplify nine times a number minus three times the same number Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4164)