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 Question 16246: Solve by completing the square: 3x(x being squared) + 4x = 4 Click here to see answer by tjnw79(57)

 Question 16390: The sun of two numbers is 64. Twice the lesser number is five more that the greater number. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 16394: Two consecutive odd numbers. Five less than twice the smaller is equal to four more than the larger. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 17562: "the difference between the sum of two numbers squared and their sum squared" Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 17680: the sum of two numbers is 42. One number plus two times the other number is 57. What are the numbers? The answers are 15 and 27 but I don't understand how to get there. Could you help? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 17843: Marcella leaves home at 9:00 A.M. and drives to school, arriving at 9:45 A.M. Ifthe distance between home and school 27 mi, what is Marcella"s average rate of speed? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 17841: Kachina Caron invests \$1200 in a simple interest account and earns \$72 in 8 months. What is the annual simple interest rate. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 17842: The total cost for a dinner was \$97.52. This included a 15% tip calculated on the cost of the dinner after a 6 % sales tax. Find the cost of dinner before the tip and tax. Click here to see answer by whisper(27)

 Question 18022: four times a number decreased by twice the number is 100 Click here to see answer by ivy12003(22)

 Question 18357: the sum of two number is 105. one of the numbers decreased by 20 is equal to the other decreased by 15. find the numbers Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 18514: two numbers total 64 and have a difference of 26. use x and y as an unknown number. Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 18186: the sum of four consecutive odd integers is 184. Find the four numbers Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 18188: the sum of three consecutive even numbers is 90. Find the numbers Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 19062: wat does the "b" mean in french in the equation y=mx+b Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)

 Question 19203: Difference of a number multiplied by 4 and 11 is -3 Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 19202: solve Seventy two students are separated into two groups.the first group is 5 times as large as the second. How many students are in each group? Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 19201: One number is 4 times another.The sum of the numbers is 65. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 19264: solve The larger of two numbers is 2 more than 4 times the other. Their sum is 33. Their sum is 33. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by music974(43)

 Question 19266: solve IN a game,Bobs score was 3 times Otto's score. Together they scored 72 points. Find their scores. Click here to see answer by music974(43)

 Question 19265: solve James has saved \$560 in two years. He saved 3 times as much during the first year as during the second year. How much did he save each year? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 19263: solve A fish tank contained 23 fish which were either guppies or swordtails. The number of guppies was 1 less than 3 times the number of swordtails. How many of each kind of fish were there? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 19326: find the measure of an angle that is two-thirds of its supplement. A. 36 degree B. 54 degree C. 72 degree D. 108 degree Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 19685: Write an equation or an inequality to represent each situation. Melissa has 5 times as much money as Manuel. They have \$60 together. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 19708: solve an air pump and a gang valve for an aquarium cost \$31. The air pump costs 1 dollar less than 3 times the cost of the gang valve. Find the cost Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 18189: if a certain number is dubled and the result is increased by7, the number obtained is 19. What is the original number? Click here to see answer by sukusu(21)

 Question 20749: Pottery You are taking a pottery class. As an assignment, you are given a lump of clay whose volume is 200 cubic cetimeters and asked to make a cylindrical pencil holder. The pencil holder should be 9 centimeters high and have an inner radius of 3 centimeters. What thickness x should your pencil holder have if you want to use all the clay? (Hint: The volume of clay equals the difference of the volumes of two cylinders.) Click here to see answer by kapilsinghi(68)

 Question 20748: Fitness Fitness For 30 minutes you do a combination of walking and jogging. At the end of your workout your pedometer displays a total of 2.5 miles. You know that you walk 0.05 mile per minute and jog 0.1 mile per minute. For how much time were you walking? For how much time were you jogging? Use a verbal model to write and solve a system of linear equations. Click here to see answer by kapilsinghi(68)

 Question 21759: I've looked over this word problem several times and I can't figure out what to do, here is the problem: North Carolina's Native-American population is 22,000 greater than New York's. New York's Native'American population is 187,000 less than Oklahoma's. If the total population of all three is 437,000, find each state's Native- American population. Please help me, I don't know what to do. Thank you very much! Click here to see answer by queenofit(120)

 Question 22029: Please! If you could be so kind. Question: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? The answer is suppose to be 2 hours and 24 minutes, but I can't seem to get the solution to it. Thank You. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 22220: The product of two consecutive integers is 8 more than twice their sum. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by Ultimatemagic(23)

 Question 22264: Mathew is 3 times as old as Jenny. In 7 years, he will be twice as old as she will be then. how old is each now. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 22360: A triangle has three angles, R, S, and T. Angle T is 40 Deg. greater than angle S. Angle R is 8 times andle S. What is the measure of each angle? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 22359: A poster in the shape of a triangle has one side that is five inches more the length of the shortest side, and another side that is three inches less than twice the shortest side. Find the dimensions of the poster if its perimeter is 42 inches Click here to see answer by queenofit(120)

 Question 22358: A rental agent for vacations houses in southern Spain earns a flat amount of base pay per month plus a 7.5% commission on rentals sold during that month. One month he earns \$5575 on rental sales of \$45,000.00. What is his base monthly pay? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 22357: -For three days in a row, volunteers picked up trash on a particular beech. They picked up a total of 921 pounds. On the second day they collected 39 pounds more than on the first day. On the third day, they picked up 18 pounds less then on the first day. How many pounds of trash sis they pick up on the first day? Click here to see answer by queenofit(120)

 Question 22621: We have a whole bunch of these questions and I can't figure out how to set it up to solve any help would be appreciated. How many pounds of lima beans that cost 9 cents per pound must be mixed with 2 pounds of corn that costs 6 cents per pound to make a mixture of vegetables that costs 7 cents per pound? 1. 0.5 pounds 2. 1.0 pounds 3. 1.2 pounds 4. 1.4 pounds Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 22620: I cannot find a place that explains how to do this problem,any help would be appreciated. Angles A and B are supplementary angles because their sum is 180 degrees. The measure of angle A is ten less than 4 times the measure of angle B. Find the measure of angle B? 1. 45 degrees 2. 38 degrees 3. 142 degrees 4. 36 degrees Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 23163: 1) Sunset rents an SUV at \$21.95 plus \$0.23 per mile. Sunrise rents the same vehicle for \$24.95 plus \$0.19 per mile. For what mileage is the cost the same? 2) Your piggy bank has 25 coins in it; some are quarters and some are nickels. You have \$3.45. How many nickels do you have? 3) There were 1500 people at a high school football game. Student tickets were \$2.00 and adult tickets were \$3.50. The total receipts for the game were \$3825. How many students bought tickets? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 22101: A woman invested an amount of money at 5% and twice as much money at 7%. If the total yearly income from the two investments is \$760, How much was invested at 7% Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 23378: A group of men can do a job in as many as thre are men in the group. If the number of men are increased by 5, the no. of days to do the job will be decreased by 4. Find the number of men in the group...i really need your help!!! Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 23419: The sum of two integers is greater than 12. One integer is 10 les than twice the other. What are the least values of the integers. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 24548: the sum of two consecutive negative integers is 61. find the smaller of the two integers. Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

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