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 Question 309519: My son who is in 4th grade needs help with this problem: Mr. Herman had \$125, and Mr. Chandra had \$80. After each of them had paid for a concert ticket, Mr. Herman had six times as much money as Mr. Chandra. How much money did Mr. Chandra have left? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16525)

 Question 310088: solve: in april 2004, dan wheldon won the indly japan 300 with a time of 1:49:48.2611 for the 300-mi race. at one point, wheldon was 80 mi closer to the finish than the start. how far had wheldon traveled at that point? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 310729: in a river that flows 3 mph., a boat takes 1 hour longer to sail 36 miles upstream than return. find the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16525)

 Question 310761: three consecutive odd integers are such that the square of the third integer is 65 less than the sum of the squares of the first two. one solution is -7,-5 and -3. find three other consecutive odd integers that also satisfy the given conditions...i dont get this Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 311155: Why the line x=4 is a vertical line Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34678)

 Question 311359: The mass of Jupiter is about 1.9x10^24 metric tons. The mass of the Sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Jupiter is the mass of the Sun? Give your answer in a scientific notation. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2088)

 Question 311363: Hi I am having a problem answering this question. The sum of two numbers is -1. Five times the first number equals 3 times the second number. Find the two numbers. Could you please help me find the answer and show me how to do it? Thanks Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 311374: How do you solve this. Four times the sum of a number and -72 equals -16. Find the number Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 311876: Trains A and Trains B are traveling in the same directions in parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 60 miles and hour and Train B is traveling at 64 miles per hour. Train A passes the station at 6:15am. If train B passes the same station at 6:45am, what time will train B catch up to Train A Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 312551: The Candy Shack sells a particular candy in two different size packages. One size sells for \$1.25 and the other sells for \$1.75. If the store received \$65.50 for 42 packages of candy, how many of each size were sold? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2088)
 Question 312551: The Candy Shack sells a particular candy in two different size packages. One size sells for \$1.25 and the other sells for \$1.75. If the store received \$65.50 for 42 packages of candy, how many of each size were sold? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 312571: If 8.5 pounds of pecans costs \$29.75, what is the price per pound? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 312857: joe has a total of \$580 consisting 5\$ and 10\$ bills. If he has 76 bills in all, how many of each type does he have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)
 Question 312857: joe has a total of \$580 consisting 5\$ and 10\$ bills. If he has 76 bills in all, how many of each type does he have? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 312883: the cash box for the school play contains 233\$ in 2\$ coins and 5\$ bills. how many coins and how many bills are there if the total of coins and bills is 61? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 312871: George is taking a road trip. Part of the trip will be highway driving at 100 km/hr and part of the trip will be country roads driving at 60 km/hr. The total trip will take 12 hours. How much t ime did he spend on each type of road? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16525)

 Question 312867: The cash box for the school play contains 233\$ in 2\$ coins and 5\$ bills. How many coins and how manyt bills are there if the total number of coins and bills are 61? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 312869: a wholesale outlet has 2 grades of coffee, one selling at 8\$/KG and the other 10\$/KG. Sam wants to mix the 2 grades together. he wants to make 200KG of the mixture and selli it for 8.75\$/KG. How much of each grade should be mixed? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 313035: Soybea meal is 12% protein, cornmeal is 6 % protein. How many pounds of each should be mixed in order to get a 240lb mixture that is 8%? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 313177: The Andrews are selling their home. They want to keep \$150,000 after paying a 7% commission to a realtor. For how much must they sell the house(to the nearest dollar)? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)
 Question 313177: The Andrews are selling their home. They want to keep \$150,000 after paying a 7% commission to a realtor. For how much must they sell the house(to the nearest dollar)? Click here to see answer by advedantatutor(4)

 Question 314049: One person can do a job in 8 hours. a second person can do it in 12 hours. if the first peron works 2 hours less than the second, how many hours will it take them working together? Can you please show me how to do the work I don't need the answer persay just help with setting up the problem! This would be so appreciated.  Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 314258: A manufacturer produces two models of the same toy: Model A and Model B. Model A takes 4 hours to produce and costs \$8/each. Model B takes 3 hours to produce and costs \$7/each. If the manufacturer allots a total of 5800 hours and \$12,600 for production each week, how many of each model will be produced? Thanks in advance for any assistance! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16525)

 Question 314606: Amy's weight is 6 pounds more than twice Casey's weight. The sum of the weights is 210 pounds. Find Amy and Casey's weights. Click here to see answer by eshomali(33)

 Question 314845: The sum of 15 and Chrissy's score is 45. Use the variable c to represent Chrissy's score. Is there any way possible that you can break this problem down for me to understand it better? c+15=45 c+15-15=45-15 c=30 is my understanding of problem is it correct Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 314928: Stacy is selling candy bars. She sold 28 on the 4th day, she sold 34 on the 5th day and she sold 40 on the 6th day. Use an algebraic expression to determine how many candy bars she will sell on the 15th day. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 315116: The depth d of an aquarium tank for dolphins satisfies |d-50|<5, Rewrite this a compound inequality that does not involve the absolute value function. Click here to see answer by malaydassharma(59)

 Question 315205: Jim is able to sell a hand-carved statue for \$670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 315483: Write the following expressions as a complex number in standard form. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 315482: determine the number of real solutions of 36x squared -12x+52=0 by using the discriminant. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 315485: a square piece of cardboard is formed into a box by cutting out 2-inch squares from each of the corners and folding up the sides. if the volume of the box needs to be 180.5 cubic inches, what size square piece of cardboard is needed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16525)

 Question 315743: girls test scores in 1998 averaged 159, boys were 140, by 2002 girls were 160, boys were 136 so in 4 years the girls went up 1 pt. and the boys went down 4.Here is the formula given Girls W= 1/4x + 159. Boys W= -x + 140.W is the average writing score X years after 1998. 1.If current trends continue, when will the average test score for girls be 49 points higher than for boys? 2.If the current trends continue, when will the average test score for girls be 54 points higher than for boys? They printed the answer for #1 as the year 2022, but I don't know how to get it. If I could answer the 1st then the second should be easy. I don't know how to set it up. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 316681: I'm having trouble with word problems. Can someone help please! The perimeter of a rectangle is 34 feet. Find the length and width if the width is 3 less than the length Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 316737: Five times the difference of ten and five is twenty five Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 317000: a balloon is tied to a rope the is in the ground. a breeze blows the balloon so that rope is taut while balloon is directly above a flag pole 70 ft away from where the rope is staked. find the altitude of the balloon if the rope is 120 ft long? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 316999: an airport has a sloping ramp from the terminal down to the door of the airplane. the door of the airplane is 43 ft away from terminal( where the ramp starts) and is 4 ft below the terminal side of the ramp. how long is the ramp? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)
 Question 316999: an airport has a sloping ramp from the terminal down to the door of the airplane. the door of the airplane is 43 ft away from terminal( where the ramp starts) and is 4 ft below the terminal side of the ramp. how long is the ramp? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 317352: you are on a roof of a building. you throw a ball into the air with a velocity of 32ft/s. the ball is 48 ft above the ground when it leaves your hand. how many seconds will it take for the ball to reach the ground? use the vertical motion formula -16t^+ vt + s =h. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)
 Question 317352: you are on a roof of a building. you throw a ball into the air with a velocity of 32ft/s. the ball is 48 ft above the ground when it leaves your hand. how many seconds will it take for the ball to reach the ground? use the vertical motion formula -16t^+ vt + s =h. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34678)

 Question 317350: the function p=-5t^+70t+600 models a company's profit in thousands of dollars, where t is the number of years since 1990. a) estimate the company's profit in 2005. b) use the function to predict in what year the company will break even. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 317419: you are collecting stamps in 16 cents and 21 cents denominations. You have total of \$36.21, how many 16 cent stamps and how many 21 cent stamps do you have? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)