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 Question 426877: I need help setting up this question. I keep trying things that I THINK are right, and end up slamming my face into the desk. Attendance during the first day of a two-day rodeo was low. On the second day, attendance doubled. If a total of 6600 people attended the show, what was the attendance on the first day, and what was the attendance on the second day? Thanks in advance for all your help! Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 427264: please show the algebraic inequality you used and show all of your work. The Lido Company rents copy machines for a monthly charge of \$300+10 cents a copy. The Link Company rents copy machines for a monthly charge of \$500+3 cents a copy. How many copies make the Lido Company more expensive than the Link Company? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 427643: The sum of two numbers is 14. The larger number is two more than three times the smaller number, what are the numbers? Click here to see answer by John10(245)

 Question 427962: One number is 4 more than twice the second number. Their total is 25. What are the 2 numbers. Click here to see answer by John10(245)

 Question 428488: One number plus sixteen times its reciprocal is equal to ten. I tried n+16n=10 Click here to see answer by eggsarecool(46)

 Question 427792: The sum of a number and four times its reciprocal is 29/5.Find the number Click here to see answer by eggsarecool(46)

 Question 426834: find the two numbers whose sum is 27, such that five times the smaller number is one less than three times the larger number Click here to see answer by eggsarecool(46)

 Question 430869: 40% of the students in the class are boys. There are 18 less boys than girls in the class. How many students are in the class total? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 431035: the formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is P=2L+2W. If the length, L, is 9 meters and the width, W, is 6 meters find the perimeter, P, of this rectangle. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 431418: can you please show example for this one. Linds has some dimes, nickels,and quaters in her purse. The total value of these coins is \$2.55. she has three times as many dimes as quarters. She has three more nickels than quarters. How many coins of each type does she have? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 431697: Mark is 4 years older than Kate. Together the sum of their ages is three times Kate's age. How old are each? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 432352: NEED 2 WORD PROBLEMS ANSWERING THESE TWO PROBLEMS 16 TIMES 1/2 16 DIVIDED BY 1/2 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 431712: a 24 inch piano wire is cut in two pieces. The length of the longer piece is 4 inches more than 3 times the length of the shorter piece. how long is each piece? Click here to see answer by hula(1)

 Question 433712: one ibuprofen tablet contains 1/5 of a gram of active ingredient. if 1 gram = 1000 milligrams, how many milligrams are there in three tablets? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 434606: Translate to algebraic expression 5 more than Ron's age Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1603)

 Question 435560: the rocking pebbles are playing a concert at big state university the auditoruim seats 2200 people.the concert manager decides to sell some tickets at \$10 each and the rest at \$15 each. how many of each kind should the manager sell if he wants ticket sales to total \$26,600? how do i do this Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 435791: While assaulting a fortress, a marine fired 2000 rounds during two engagements . If he fired 800 rounds more in his first engagement that in his second, how many rounds did he fire his first engagement? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 437520: Tasty Bakery sells three kinds of muffins:chocolate chip muffins at 35 cents each, oatmeal muffins at 40 cents each, and cranberry muffins at 45 cents each. Charles buys some of each kind and chooses twice as many cranberry muffins as chocolate chip muffins. If he spends \$4.90 on 12 muffins, how many oatmeal muffins did he buy? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 438106: the difference between twice a number and 11 is -23 Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 439470: What expression represents the enrollment of a school that starts the school year with 825 students and, during the year, x students move away and y students move in? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57409)

 Question 439624: A coin purse contains 19 coins in nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are three times as many quarters as dimes. The total value of all the coins is \$2.90. How many nickels, dimes, and quarters are in the coin purse? I've gotten this far: Let x equal the nickels Let y equal the dimes Let Z equal the quarters X+Y+Z = 19 X+y+3z = 2.90 I can't figure out where to go from there. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 439899: Translate not more than 50 feet into an algebraic expression Click here to see answer by stanbon(57409)
 Question 439899: Translate not more than 50 feet into an algebraic expression Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6639)

 Question 442286: translate 2 less than some number Let x represent the number, then the expression is x-2. would 2-x be the right translation for the above example? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57409)

 Question 443161: If a Trustee is making a distribution of assets of a trust as follows: 10% to A 45% to B 45% to C and if C predeceses the Grantor, the Grantor would want the total distribution to A to be 35% of the total trust and B to be 65% of the total Trust. What percentage of C's 45% would need to be distributed to A and to B? What I got> If A has 10% of 100% of distribution and B has 45% of 100 of distribution what portion of 45% of 100% of distribution would give A 35% of 100% of distribtuion and B 65% of distribution D= 1000 A = 10% or \$100 B = 45% or \$450 C = 45% or \$450 if C predeced Grantor, C's 45% would go 55.5% to A = \$249.75 and 45.5% to B = 200.25 A = \$100 plus \$ 249.75 for 349.75 or 35% of \$1000 B = \$450 plust \$200.25 for 650.25 or 35% of \$1000 Please adivise if this is correct or if I am not understanding the math. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57409)

 Question 444041: Maaz Munir invested 7000 part at 7% and the other at 11% if his total return for one year was 690 how much was invested at each rate Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446005: What is the sum of a number and its square is 110? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 446314: six times the reciprocal of a number equals three times the reciprocal of six. Find the number Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 447016: If 7182 roses were killed in last night's frost and this was 2 5/8 as many as the night before how many roses were killed the night before? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57409)

 Question 447305: If 2 is added to a number and the sum is tripled, the result is 18 more than the number .find the number Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448496: I need assistance in finding the dimensions. When I work the problem I keep getting a fraction in the answer. How do I find the dimensions? The perimeter of a rectangular oceanfront lot is 190m. The width is one fourth of the length. Find the dimensions. thank you Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 448813: The ages of a mother and daughter are the same but the digits are reversed.Twelve years ago, the mother was twice as old as the daughter. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 449615: three times the difference of x and 5 is more than y. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 449801: Two out of every 9 students were accepted into the marching band. If 225 students applied, how many were accepted? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450606: If one laborer works 5 hours less than another and total hours worked by two laborers is 28 hours, how much did each laborer work? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 450608: If one container holds four more gallons than the other and the total number of gallons in both containers is 30, find the number of gallons in each container. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 450623: Two angles are complementary. One angle measures 10 degree more than three times the measure of the other angle. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 450621: Two cars leave town at the same time going in the opposite direction. One travels 35 mph and the other travels 49 mph. In how many hours will they be 126 miles apart? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 450624: The perimeter of a rectangle is 56 cm. The length is 8 cm less than twice the width. Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by blwinbbbles(106)

 Question 450619: The difference between two numbers is 9. The smaller number plus the larger is 25. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by blwinbbbles(106)

 Question 451599: In the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the USA earned 6 more gold medals than bronze. The number of silver medals earned was 19 less than twice the number of bronze medals. The USA earned a total of 103 medals. How many of each kind of medal did the USA earn? I have worked on this for hours, and my mind has now gone blank. Can you please help? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 452008: the sum of 2 consecutive reciprocals of 2 consecutive even integers is 9/40. what are the integers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57409)

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