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 Question 489422: Emilia get her hair cut once every 4 weeks. she spends a total of \$156.00 as year on haircuts. How much is one haircut? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 489431: One nunmber is 4 times larger than another number. Their sum is 60. What are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 489437: There are 9 teams that play in a soccer league. During the season each team will play each other team in the league twice. How many games will be played? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9716)

 Question 490068: Ming sold a total of 36 red and blue ribbons. She sold 6 more red ribbons than blue ribbons. How many of each color did she sell? We need to know how to put this into an equation. Thank you very much for your time. Tanya Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 490068: Ming sold a total of 36 red and blue ribbons. She sold 6 more red ribbons than blue ribbons. How many of each color did she sell? We need to know how to put this into an equation. Thank you very much for your time. Tanya Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 490183: I've tried really hard with this question but I just don't get it, I don't really get any algebra. Jamie and Phillip were testing two different cars and in a given amount of time found that Jamie had travelled three times as far as Phillip. If the total distance is 154km, how many more kilometres did Jamie travel than Phillip? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 490744: I am having trouble with word problems. The questions is: Separate 180 into two parts so that one part will be 3 1/2 times the other. I am not sure what to do, can you help me? Thank you! Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7677)
 Question 490744: I am having trouble with word problems. The questions is: Separate 180 into two parts so that one part will be 3 1/2 times the other. I am not sure what to do, can you help me? Thank you! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 492272: Bob is saving money to buy a game. So far he has saved \$6 , which is two-thirds of the total cost of the game. How much does the game cost? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 494551: Taxi A taxicab drive makes trip after trip from the airport to the airport hotel. The roads available are all one-way roads. The driver can travel only north and east, not south or west. To make life interesting, she tries to take a different route each time she travels. How many different routes can she take before she has to repeat a route? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 495919: two snails that are 432cm apart crawl toward each other at rates that differ by 2cm. per minutes if it takes the snails 27 minutes to meet how fast is each snail crawling.? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 496464: six more than the square of a number Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1279)

 Question 496781: The larger of two numbers is 3 more then twice the smaller. The difference of the larger number and the smaller number is 8. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(108)

 Question 497638: a father is four times as old as his son. In 6 years time their combined ages will be 57. How old is the father. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 498601: How do you set up an equation from a word problem? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 498791: Rosie invested \$2000 last year. She put some of the money in a 3.5% saving account and the rest in a 5% CD. At the end of the year she earned \$84.25 of simple interest from her investments. HOw much money did Rosie invest in each account? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 498898: Okay, the gist of the math problem is.. A farmer wants to mix a bag containing 50% corn and another bag containing 90% corn to get a 30 lbs bag containing 80% corn. What I have so far for the equation is.. 0.50x + 0.90x = ??? I don't know how to 'plug-in' the other 0.80 and the weight of the bag. I hope this makes sense!! Thank you!! Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 499084: I am willing to spend no less than 6000 dollars on a car and no more than 10000.I need an inequality to show how much I am willing to spend on the car. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 499305: Tom's height is 10 inches more than a third of his sister's height Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 497755: Is there any way I can turn this question into an algebraic expression? Ling wants to save \$87 for tickets to a rock concert. If she has \$23 now and will save \$4 per week, holong will it take her to get enough money to buy tickets? Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 490194: You have been assigned to read a 252 page book. You have 14 days to read it. How many pages do you need to each day to finish the book on time? ( write an equation) Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 493639: If 4 people can run 8 machines, how many machines can 2 people run? (i am trying to get into the ARMY and i need some help on word problems so i can pass the ASVAB test thank you:) i think 4 machines is the answer. Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 499763: TRANSLATE AND SIMPLIFY THE SUM OF A NUMBER S DIVIDED BY FIVE AND THE NUMBER Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 499764: TRANSLATE AND SIMPLIFY VERBAL EXPRESSION A NUMBER A SUBTRACTED FROM THE PRODUCT OF THE NUMBER AND SEVENTEEN Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)

 Question 500098: The length of a rectangle is a = 2 cm less than twice the width. Express as an integer the maximum width of the rectangle when the perimeter is less than 59 cm. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 499922: Translate into verbal expression and Simplify a number z added to the product of three and the number Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 500092: 21 less than 4 times a number is equal to the number. What is the number? Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 499761: TRANSLATE INTO A VERBAL EXPRESSION A NUMBER T MULTIPLIED BY THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWICE THE NUMBER AND NINE Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 495646: The smaller of two numbers is 10 less than 4 times the greater number. The greater number is 19 more than the smaller number. Find the 2 numbers. Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 495512: what is the mathematical average of days in a typical yr, the number of days in a week and the number of hours in a day Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 500347: Hello my name is Stephnanie. I am trying to learn how to take problems in English such as: The output is six less than one-half of the input. and make it into an equation, and make a x,y table. please help thanks Click here to see answer by Flannery(124)

 Question 501630: Im not to sure how to solve it when they ask... 8 less than twice a number Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 502805: six times a number yields 16 Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 502966: Three is added to a number, and then the sum is multiplied by 4. The result is 16. Find the number. Click here to see answer by jrb1965(16)

 Question 503590: Find three consecutive even integers such that the sum of the smallest and the largest is 36. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 503590: Find three consecutive even integers such that the sum of the smallest and the largest is 36. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7677)

 Question 504588: The difference between nine times a number ans six more then two times the number. What is the algebraic expression? What is the simplified expression? I came up with 9x-(2x+6) for the algebraic expression and 7x-6 for simplified expression. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 504907: If n pencils cost S cents, how much would k pencils cost, in cents? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 504907: If n pencils cost S cents, how much would k pencils cost, in cents? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 507900: In may 2006,Sam Hornish.Jr., won the Indianapolis 500 in the second-closest finish of Indy 500 history, winning by 0.0635 sec. At one point, Hornish was 80 mi closer to the finish than the start. How far had Hornish traveled at that point? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 508806: seven less than twice a number equals 19 Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 508867: Here's the question: one number is 2 more than another. Their total sum is 8. Find both numbers. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 509635: There are 104 baseball cards total. Tom has 8 more cards than Mike. How many cards do Mike and Tom each have? Click here to see answer by edjones(7794)

 Question 511102: Admission to a baseball game is \$4.50 for general and \$5.00 for reserved seats. The receipts were \$5921.00 for 1274 paid admission. How many of each ticket were sold? how do I set up the equation and solve it? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 511179: twenty is 22 less than six time a certain number? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)