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 Question 389341: At Mc. Donald's, the barbecue sauce packet has five fewer calories than the sweet n sour sauce packet. Ten barbecue sauce packets have the same amount of calories as nine sweet n sour sauce packets. how many calories does each have? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389349: A 2000L tank containing 550L of water is being filled with water at the rate of 75L/minute from a full 1600L tank. How long will it be before the two tanks have the same amount of water? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389350: Bart has two choices to make a long distance phone call. His two choices are:10-10-220 and AT&T. Using 10-10-220, the cost is 99 cents for the first twenty minutes, and 7 cents for each additional minute. AT&T just charges 6 cents for each minute. After how many total minutes will it be less expensive to use AT&T? Assume the call is at least 20 minutes. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389351: Your family is moving into a new home. Rather than do the work yourselves, you get price quotes from two different moving companies. Starving Students Movers charges \$100 for the first hour and \$50 for subsequent hours. Allied Movers charges \$60 for each hour. After how many hours will it be more advantageous to have Starving Student move your families junk? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 389352: The cost to purchase a song from iTunes is \$0.99 per song. To purchase a song from Napster, you must be a member. The Napster membership fee is \$10. In addition, each purchased song costs \$0.89. How many songs must be purchased so that the costs are the same? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389504: A 2000L tank containing 550 L of water is being filled with water at the rate of 75L/minute from a full 1600L tank. How long will it be before the two tanks have the same amount of water? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389500: A 2000L tank containing 550L of water is being filled with water at the rate of 75L/minute from a full 1600L tank. How long will it be before the two tanks have the same amount of water? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389495: A family has three options for a child's birthday: Adventure Plex, Bright Child, and Chuck E. Cheese. At Adventure Plex, there is a flat fee of \$300, each child costs \$12. At Bright Child, there is a \$180 flat fee, each child costs \$15. At Chuck E. Cheese, there is not flat fee, but each child costs \$18. Determine the break even point for Adventure Plex and Bright Child Determine the break even point for Adventure Plex and Chuck E. Cheese Determine the break even point for Bright Child and Chuck E. Cheese Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 389786: SOLUTION: i actually have 3 questions. 1. henry wants to join a book of the month club. the first club cost \$40 to join and \$10 per book. The second club cost \$15 per book and has no fee to Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 389888: Find the number of terms of the sequence 1,4,7,10... Must be taken if the sum is to exceed 100. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 389896: Walter is 3 times as old as Marti. Ten years from now, walter will be twice as old as martin will be then. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 390193: A man standing on top of a building sees an automobile on a street below him.The angle of depression is 26degrees 22'.If his eye is 550 ft above the level of the automoile, how far is the automobile for him. (Can you please explain in details how the answer is found.) thank you ! Click here to see answer by mananth(12269)

 Question 390220: Janet and Marcus work for a landscaping company. Their project involves making a garden with a 4-foot-wide walkway on each side of a 50-foot square piece of land. The plan for the project is shown. The walkway will be made of concrete that is 6 inches thick. How many cubic feet of concrete will be needed for the job? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 390190: In a right triangle, given a=32.8 ft and A=28degrees 30'15'',solve for b and c . Can you please include every detail to how this problem was solved (for future references) thank you! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 390192: When the sun's angles of elevation is 30degrees the shadow of the post is 6 ft longer then when the angle is 45 degrees . find the height of the post. Can you please include the work of how the question was answered. Thank you! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 390700: The wright family went on vacation for w weeks and 3 days. Write the algerbraic expression for the total number of days of their vacation. Click here to see answer by emargo19(101)

 Question 392392: You deposit \$2000 in an account that pays 2% annual interest compounded quarterly. How long will it take for the balance to reach \$2400? How do you set up the equation and rules for solving please Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 392787: Step-by-Step Explanation for this problem please: Show that the equations are equal by rewriting them in the form of A(t) = ab^t: A(t) = 100e^(-0.005t) and A(t) = 100(1/2)^(t/138) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 392697: mrs. carter invested a sum of money at 4 %. she invested a second sum, \$250 more than the first sum,at 6%. if the total annual income was \$90, how much did she invest at each rate? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 393051: Triple a number, minus the sum of the number and ten Click here to see answer by mananth(12269)

 Question 394024: if the base of a rectangle is 24.3 cm and the area is 580.77 cm2, what is the height of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by pie90010(44)

 Question 394403: Seven more than nine times a number is 106 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 394493: if 20 is added to one-third of a number, the result is the double of the number. What is the number? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 394645: Bill can row 3mph in still water. It takes him 3 hours 36 minutes to go 3 miles upstream and return. Find the speed of the current. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 394667: The sum of two numbers is 28. One number is 3 times as big as the other. What is the smaller number? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394615: In a certain triangle the measure of one angle is double the measure of a second angle but is 10 degrees less than the measure of the third angle. [The sum of the measures of three interior angles of a triangle is always 180 degrees.] What is the measure of each angle? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394643: A rectangular garden has dimensions of 15 feet by 9 feet. A gravel path of equal width is to be built around the gard. How wide can the path be if there is enough gravel for 432 ft^2? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394640: The sum of a student's three scores is 217. If the first is 16 points more than the second, and the sum of the first two is 28 more than twice the third, what was the first score? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394611: A girl buys three apples and seven oranges for \$4.56. If an orange costs \$0.28 more than an apple, how much does each fruit cost? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 394627: Please help me solve this word problem, or at least set it up for me to solve. A recent television commercial about cholesterol claimed that by using their pills, at least one individual lowered his cholesterol levels by 18%...a drop of 30 points! What was the original cholesterol level? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394639: The owner of Nuts2U snack shack mixes cashews worth \$6.25 a lb with peanuts worth \$2.00 a lb to get a half-pound mixed nut bag worth \$1.70. How much of each kind of nut is included in the mixed bag? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 394613: The final grade for a particular course is calculated by dividing total points earned by total points available. There are 120 points available in the first half of the course, and 140 points in the second half of the course. If a student earns 81% in the first half of the course, how many points must the student earn in the second half in order to earn an 80% B final grade? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 395119: You have a large piece of construction paper that is 138 cm wide and 90 cm long you need squares of construction paper so you planning to cut this into smaller piece Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 395576: Hi my name is Liz and I would like to know if you can help me solve this problem: a piece of wire that is 100 cm long is to be cut into two pieces, each to be bent to make a square. The lenght of a side of one square is to be twice the length of the other. How should the wire be cut? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 396350: The sum of ten and the quotient of three and a number? This is what I have: 5 + 5 + 1/3 + x OR a + b + y/z + x Am I on the right track? Thanks for any help you can provide. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 396657: If the sum of 2 numbers is 12 and their product is 32, what are the numbers? Let x = one number Let 12-x = the other number x(12-x) = 32 -x^2 + 12x + 32 (x + 8) (x + 4) The two numbers are (8, 4) Substitution: 8(12-8) = 8(4)=32 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 396646: If the sum of 2 numbers is -14 and their product is 32, what are the numbers? Let x = one number Let x - 14 = the other number x(x - 14) = 32 x^2- 14x + 32 (x - 6) (x-8) The two numbers are -8 and -6 I know that -8 + -6 = -14 but when I plug in the numbers that do not equal 32. What am I not doing correct? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30924)

 Question 397327: A wealthy man goes to work each morning, driven by his chauffeur to a ferry. When the man returns from work in the late afternoon, the chauffeur leaves the house at the right time to meet the ferry as it docks. One day, the man decides to take a ferry that leaves one hour earlier than his usual ferry. When the ferry docks, his chauffeur is not there and he begins to walk home. Eventually, the chauffeur meets him on the road and drives him back home where they arrive 15 minutes earlier than usual. How many minutes was the man walking along the road? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 397454: If Jason read x pages on Wednesday, twice as many pages on Thursday as on Wednesday, and three pages more on Friday than on Thursday, what was Jason's average number of pages read over those three days? So far I get X = Wed, 2X = Thurs and 2X+3 = Fri X + 2X + 2X +3 = total 5X + 3 and now I'm stuck Thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397808: difference between two numbers is 140, the larger number is 6 times the smaller number Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 397746: 1) Give yourself 100# for the 5 feet plus 5# for every inch over 5 feet tall. Using this description. What height corresponds to a recommended weight of 135#? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 398035: translate this to a mathematical equation and solve. Please show all of work. In four rounds of a card game, you get scores of -3, 9, 8 and -3. What is your final score? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 398127: Problem shown and given in class - I understand everything down to x = 2/(1/40 - 1/45)*60 <--- How did they get 12 out of this? Please and thank you! x = 12 miles Foster drove to work on Monday at 40 mph and arrived one minute late. He left at the same time on Tuesday, drove at 45 mph, and arrived one minute early. How far does Foster drive to work? 40 mph = 2/3 mi/minute 45 mph = 3/4 mi/minute The difference in time is 2 minutes x/40 - x/45 = 2/60 x(1/40 - 1/45) = 2/60 x = 2/(1/40 - 1/45)*60 x = 12 miles Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

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