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 Question 540652: University Theatre sold 493 tickets for a play. Tickets cost \$23 per adult and \$14 per senior citizen. If total receipts were \$8270, how many senior citizen tickets were sold? Can you please show me step by step so i know how to solve it? Thanks Click here to see answer by Mathpassionate(25)

 Question 540651: A certain aircraft can fly 1280 miles with the wind in 4 hours and travel the same distance against the wind in 8 hours. What is the speed of the wind? Can you please show me step by step so i know how to do it? thanks Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 541836: Al Yazia has 24 meter of fence. she want to make the largest rectangular area possible for her rabbit to play in. What length should make each side of the rabbit pen? (Show all your work and explain how you find the largest area. queenex3000@hotmail.com Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31487)

 Question 542923: (1) The quotient of sixteen y divided by twenty-seven equals forty-nine. Write the expression. (2) For what value of p is 3 (4p-5)= 2 (p-8) ? Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(105)

 Question 542645: A board is 118cm long. Karen cut it into two pieces, with one piece 4cm longer than the other. Find the length of both pieces. Click here to see answer by gwendolyn(128)

 Question 544032: several friends from big city high school decide to rent a limo for the prom for \$400. at the last minute, 2 more people decided to join the group and this caused the cost per person to decrease by \$10. in all, how many people made the trip? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 546125: There are 26 times as many students in Lincoln High School as teachers. When all the teachers and students are seated in the 900-seat school auditorium, only 9 seats are unoccuped. How many students are at Lincoln High? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 546126: At an amusement park you get 5 points for each bull's eye you hit, but you lose 10 points for every miss. After 30 tries, Yolanda lost 90 points. How many bull's eyes did she have? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 546129: Since my unle's farmyard appeared to be overrun with chickens and dogs, I asked him how many of each he had. Being a puzzler a s well as a farmer, my uncle replied that his dogs and chickens had a total of 148 legs and 60 heads. How many chickens does my uncle have? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 547152: The center of a circle is (4, 6), and an endpoint of a diameter is (2, 5). What is the other endpoint of the diameter? Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 547344: Mary can paint her apartment in 5 hours. Jim can paint it in 7 hours. If they work together, how long will it take to paint Mary's apartment? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 547365: How would you write this equation Two less than the product of a number and three is equal to five times the difference of a number and 4. Let x= the #. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 547683: the sum of a two digit number is 9. the number is 12 times the tens digit. find the number Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 547685: rey can build a doghouse by himself in 3 days. roy can build the same doghouse in 6 days. how long will it take them if they work together? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 547777: one slice of white bread has 9 fewer milligrams of sodium than one slice of wheat bread. How many milligrams of sodium are in a slice of each type of bread if the combined total number in a slice of each is 267 milligrams Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 549985: A basket has exactly six eggs in it. Six different people each take one egg. These are typical people and typical chicken eggs. After all 6 eggs have been taken, there is still one egg left in the basket. How could this be? (No one put their egg back in the basket.) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 550769: An acid solution was made by mixing 10 gal. of a 20% acid solution and 5 gal. of a 80% acid solution. What is the concentration of the mixture? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 550962: What is the minimum number of bags the dentist can fill without having leftover toothbrushes or dental floss cases. The dentist purchased toothbrushes in boxes of 12 and dental floss in packs of 9. Thanks Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 552010: translate the following equation into a verbal sentence . x+5=2(7+x) Click here to see answer by fcabanski(889)

 Question 552422: if a number ends in zeros the zeros are called terminal zeros. For example, 520,000 has four terminal, but 502,000 has just three terminal zeros. Let N equal the product of all natural numbers from 1 through 20: 1x2x3x4 ... x20. How many terminal zeros will N have when written in standard form? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 552431: What is the equation of Five times a number decreased by eight is equal to thirity-two? and also A number multiplied by 8 and divided by four gives 7 more than the number.Thanks! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 552464: the difference of 21 and the product of 5 and a number y is less than 7 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 552952: Please help me solve this question by 12p.m. on January 5, 2012: In an orchard containing 66 trees the number of pear trees is nine more than twice the number of apple trees. How many are there of each kind? Thanking you in advance, Helpless student Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 553160: 1/3 less than a reciprocal of a certain number Click here to see answer by solver91311(17059)

 Question 554392: The ages of three brothers are consecutive even integers. Three times the age of the youngest brother exceeds the oldest brothers age by 48 years. What is the age of the youngest brother? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 555025: a coin is biased so that a head is twice as likely to occur as a tail.If the coin is tossed 3 times, what is the probability of getting 2 tails and 1 head? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 555806: the sum of 2 times a number and 5, added to 9 times a number Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28696)

 Question 556789: A man buys seven DVDs for \$81.62, including 6% sales tax. How much did each DVD cost? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 557511: A call to Tucson from a pay phone in Chicago cost 85 cents for the first minute and 27 cents for each additional minute or portion of a minute. If a student has \$9.50 in change, how long can she talk? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 558272: This is a story problem that i just dont understand If a new cell phone co. offers a cellular plan that charges 29.95 per month and \$.05 per min after the first 1200 mins. write an equation for the cost as function of the number of mins used. This is the only thing that I can come up with but I dont think its right (.05x T=y)= 29.95+y T= would be the mins over the 1200 Thanks for all of your help Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15745)

 Question 558847: one-half the total of four times a number and thirty-eight Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 559554: Charle buys 1/4 pound of walnuts, 1/3 pound of almonds, and 1/6 pound of pecans. How many pounds of nuts did he buy altogether? Express answer in lowest terms Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 559626: Carol spends 17 hours in a 2-week period practicing her culinary skills.How many hours does she practice in 5 weeks? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17059)

 Question 20748: Fitness Fitness For 30 minutes you do a combination of walking and jogging. At the end of your workout your pedometer displays a total of 2.5 miles. You know that you walk 0.05 mile per minute and jog 0.1 mile per minute. For how much time were you walking? For how much time were you jogging? Use a verbal model to write and solve a system of linear equations. Click here to see answer by harshachittar(3)

 Question 560034: 13. If two planes leave the same airport at 1:00 PM, how many miles apart will they be at 3:00 PM if one travels directly north at 150 mph and the other travels directly west at 200 mph? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 560077: how to solve 136 divided by 8.5 i know its 16 but how do u get it? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17059)

 Question 560204: The U.S. senate has 100 members.After a certain election, there were 12 more democrats than republicans, witho no other parties represented. how many memebers of each party were there in the senate Click here to see answer by rfer(12726)

 Question 560206: My question is what key words should I look for (and translating the thing): Yissania and Charlotte walked on treadmills at the same time at the gym. Yissania walks at 5 mph while Charlotte walks 4.2 mph. If Yissania walked .6 miles farther than charlotte, how long did they use the treadmills. I appreciate the help, John Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 559996: a motorboat has a constant speed of 14 miles per hour relative to the water going upstream for 33 miles and then returning. the total trip time was 7 hours. use this information to find the speed of the current. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15745)

 Question 562475: Tickets for the annual symphony orchestra pops concert cost \$15, and the average attendance at the concerts has been 1,200 people. Management projects that for each 0.50\$ decrease in ticket price, 40 more patrons will attend. How many people attended the concert if the receipts were \$17,280? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 562530: I need two equations and two variables.A rectangle is five times as long as it is wide. If it were 24cm shorter and 24 cm wider, it would be a square. What are the dimensions? help please!! :) Click here to see answer by solver91311(17059)
 Question 562530: I need two equations and two variables.A rectangle is five times as long as it is wide. If it were 24cm shorter and 24 cm wider, it would be a square. What are the dimensions? help please!! :) Click here to see answer by issacodegard(60)

 Question 562961: THe area of the floor in Samantha's rectangular room is 120 square feet. The length of the room is eight feet less than twice the width. What are the dimensions of the floor? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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