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 Question 337815: George is thinking of a number between 70 and 90. The sum of the digits is less than 12. The product of the digits is greater than 25. What is George's number? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 338277: The total of 2 numbers is 35. Four times the larger number is 4 less than five times the smaller number. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 338508: If it takes Roger 60 minutes to paint a wall. It takes Stephanie 40 minutes to paint the same wall. How long will it take Roger and Stephanie to paint the wall if the work together? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 338757: Hi i want to know how you get 18 from this word problem. The problem is The height of the flagpole is three fourths the height of the school. The difference in their heights is 4.5m. What is the height of the school? Choices for school's height:18,20,24 Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)
 Question 338757: Hi i want to know how you get 18 from this word problem. The problem is The height of the flagpole is three fourths the height of the school. The difference in their heights is 4.5m. What is the height of the school? Choices for school's height:18,20,24 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 338853: In summer camp, counselors split the campers into 3,5 or 6 equal groups, but always ended up with 1 extra camper. Today, they split the campers into 7 equal sized groups, and no campers were left over. What is the smallest number of campers at this camp? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 339639: 6 more than 3 times half of a number is 54. What is the number Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 339762: a five foot stick is cut so that one part is 2/3 of the other. how long, in inches is the shorter segment? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 339663: A goat and a sheep can eat all the grass on a field in 90 days. A sheep and a cow can eat all the grass on the field in 60 days. A cow and a goat can eat all the grass on the field in 45 days. So...if I release all the animals on the field, how long will it take them to eat all the grass? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 339920: Recently the cost of 14 6-oz jars of baby food was \$8.96. what is the cost of one jar? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 339966: Five times the product of 8 and a number Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 342112: Can you help me understand this word problem, I can't seem to figure it out. I am a 47 yr old going back to college and I haven't been in an algebra class in a long time. I have to write this in an algebraic expression. thanks for your help A restaurant ordered four packages of paper napkins. yesterday they used up one package, and today they used up 140 napkins. Two packages plus 60 napkins remain. How many napkins are in each package. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 342861: Hotels collect 4 percent sale tax on all sales. If the total sales including tax are 1058.30 find the portion that is the tax. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 343240: The team played 75 games. They won 3 times the number. Find the number. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 343277: seven more than four times a number is the same as five less than eight times the number what is the number Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343459: Ben recently moved from southern California to northern Alaska. After consulting with a local mechanic, Ben realized that his car radiator fluid should consist of 70% antifreeze. Currently, his 4.5-L radiator is full, with a concentration of 40% antifreeze. How much coolant should be drained and filled with pure antifreeze to reach the desired concentration? My answer: I know that I need to find out how much coolant to drain and how much antifreeze to add. let x= liters needed to drain let 4.5-x=how much to add (4.5-x)(.70)=(4.5-x)(.40) 315-70x=180-40x 135=30x x=4.5 take 4.5 and divide by 2= 2.25Liters to drain and 2.25 Liters to fill is this answer correct in how i solved it? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 343461: What number gives a result of -2 when 11 is subtracted from the quotient of the number and 42? Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 343514: the larger of two numbers is seven times the smaller. if the sum of the two numbers exceeds the difference by 20, find out the numbers Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 343714: In your job selling knives, you have two different sets available. The better set sells for \$35.00 and the cheaper set for \$20.00. Last week you sold more of the cheaper set, in fact twice as many as the better sets. Your receipts for the week totaled \$525.00. How many of the better sets did you sell? Question: What is the equation. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 343744: What does "the product of -7 and a number us no more than 50" mean Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 344079: paul exercise m minutes per day 5 days a week write an algebraic expression to evalute how many mintues paul exercise each week if he exercise 45 mintues per day Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 344644: Rectangle closet: If the perimeter of a rectangular sign is 44cm and the width is 2cm shorter than half the length, then what is the length and width? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 345817: A number, 1/2 of that number and 1/3 of that number added. The result is 22.what is the original number. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)
 Question 345817: A number, 1/2 of that number and 1/3 of that number added. The result is 22.what is the original number. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 345876: Erica invested a total of \$5,000, part at 3% simple interest and part at 4% simple interest. At the end of 1 year, the investment had earned \$176 interest. How much was invested at each rate? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 336870: You need 2b cups of flour to make b loaves of bread. You have 8 cups of flour. Do you have enough flour to make 5 loaves of bread? Explain. Click here to see answer by sjackson(1)

 Question 346731: One number is 7 more than the smaller. the difference between 4 times the smaller and twice the larger is 16. find the numbers. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 348260: At track practice, each runner usually carries a lap counter. Hector and McQuisten want to make their coach think that they have run farther than they actually have, so they decide to share a lap counter. Hector runs twice as far as McQuisten does. When both are finished running, the lap counter reads 48 laps. How many laps did Hector actually run? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 348288: three less than the product of 13 and a number? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)
 Question 348288: three less than the product of 13 and a number? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 349625: 3 sisters are each 2 years apart in age. The youngest sister is Emily, the middle sister is Samantha and the oldest sister is Lauren. Together their combined ages are 42. How old is each sister? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 350089: how long is each side of a square if 2 parallel side of a side of a square are increased by 6 inches and the two parallel sides are each decreased by 1 inch, a rectangle is formed having 2 times the area of square Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 350145: A rope is 54 in. in length and must be cut into two pieces. If one piece must be twice as long as the other, find the length of each piece x+x+2=54 2x+2=54 -2 -2 2x=54 2x 2 x=27 x+2 27+2 29 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350149: Three times the difference of a number and seven is one less than twice the number. Find the number.. 3(x-x)+7=2x-1 3x-3x+7=2x-1 7=2x-1 -7 -7 2x=-8 2 2 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 350209: i have a problem that asks... it's 10:45 AM.. what time is it 100 hours later.. how do i express this in an algebraic equation? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 350279: the greater of two numbers is one more than twice the smaller. three times the greater exceeds 5 times the smaller by 10. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 350279: the greater of two numbers is one more than twice the smaller. three times the greater exceeds 5 times the smaller by 10. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 350442: Two surveyors with two-way radios leave the same point at 9:00 A.M., one walking due south at 2 mi/hr and the other due west at 4 mi/hr . How long can they communicate with one another if each radio has a maximum range of 4 miles? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)