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 Question 5486: Steve has a total of 27 tapes and cds. The number of tapes is 3 less than twice the number of cds. How many of each does he have? thanks so much for the help! Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5463: At Jefferson High School there are 1200 students. Four percent of the students wear one ring. Of the other 96%, half wear two rings and half wear no rings. What percent of the students wear rings? thanks for helping me! Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5484: my questions is solve the proportion 8/y = 4/7 thanks for the help Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5496: twenty is 20% less than what number? thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5482: my questions is a rectangle is 5 times as long as it is wide. the difference of its length and the width is 9 inches. find its perimeter. thanks for the help Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5479: the sum of the digits of a two digit number is 12. the number is 13 times the tens digit. find the number. thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5480: a two digit number is 6 times its units digit. the sum of its digits is 3. Find the number. thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5478: how much of a 25% acid solution should be mixed with a 50% acid solution to obtain 500 gallons of a 34%acid solution? thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5494: Solution A is 8% acid and Solution B is 4% acid. If a technician wants to mix them to make 150 liters of Solution C which is 6% acid, how many liters of each should be mixed together? thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5433: this question does not really go into this catorgory, but i could not find the right place to ask this question. the questions is: The x-coordinate of each point on the y-axis is a.the same as the y-coordinate. b.always positive c.always zero d.any number I thought that the answer was d. any number, but i couldn't be too sure, so I thought i'd get some help on it. thanks. Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5493: Two trains start toward each other on parallel tracks at the same time from towns 450 miles apart. One train travels 6 mph faster than the other train. What is the rate of each train if they meet in 5 hours? thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5492: Bill walks from his home to the city in 4 hours. He can travel the same distance on his bicycle in 1 hour. If he rides at 6 km/h faster than he walks, what is his bicycling rate? thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5407: In triangle ABC, AB=BC and (C’s measure is 65°.) What is the measure of angle B? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5408: If the average arithmetic mean of 8, 12, 15, 21, x and 11 is 17 then what is x? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5441: The center of a circle is (-4,7)and one endpoint of a diameter is (2,-1). What is the other endpoint of the diameter? a.(6,15) b.(-10,16) c.(-6,13) d.(-10,15) thanks for your help! Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5598: If the new road is built from a point 14 miles south of the center of town to a point 10 miles west of the center of town, what is the length of the new road? My answer was 17.2 miles long, but i'm not sure if that is right. Thanks! Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 5627: Find the distance between the pair of points whose coordinates are given. Express answers in simplest form using radicals or as decimal approximations. (-1,-4)(-6,0) I'm not quite sure what this is asking, or how to solve it. Could you please help me? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 5603: An item sells for \$48 after a 20% discount. What was the original price of the item? My answer was \$60 Thanks Click here to see answer by prince_abubu(198)

 Question 5600: What is 50% less thank 88? My answer was 44. Is that right? Thanks Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5599: What is 25% more thank 28? My answer was 35. Is that right? Thanks Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5601: A price decreased from \$36 to \$27. What is the percent of decrease? My answer was 3.24% but I dont think that this is the right answer. Thanks Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5778: 1. The greatest of four consecutive even integers is 14 less than twice the smalles integer. What are the integers? 2. The degree of measurement of angles of a triangle are consecutive even integers. What is the degree measure of each of the three angles? 3. The sum of two numbers is 18. Three times the greater number exceeds four times the smaller number by 5. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5806: I am having a problem understanding interchanging linear equations between standard form and slope-intercept form. If -/- = +, and -/+ = -, wouldn't the answer to the following problem be -2x + 7/3? 6x + 3y = 7 My solution: 6x + 3y = 7 6x - 6x + 3y = 7 - 6x 3y = 7 - 6x all divided by 3 = y = 7/3 - 2x or -2x + 7/3 Click here to see answer by arunpaul(104)

 Question 5823: solve for m 6m-5n=-14 Click here to see answer by matthew_sessoms(39)

 Question 5828: My questions says write the equation of a line that has a slope of 2/3 and passes through point (6,-3) my answer is y=4-7=-3 is that right? Click here to see answer by matthew_sessoms(39)

 Question 5862: An item sells for \$48 after a 20% discount. What was the original price of the item? I'm pretty sure that the answer is \$60 , but i'm just checking. Is this right? Thanks Click here to see answer by guapa(62)

 Question 5859: A price increased from \$78 to \$104. What is the percent of increase? Is it 33.3 % ? Thanks Click here to see answer by guapa(62)

 Question 5858: A price increased from \$78 to \$104. What is the percent of increase? Is it 33.3 % ? Thanks Click here to see answer by guapa(62)

 Question 5857: A price decreased from \$36 to \$27. What is the percent of decrease? Is it 2.5? Thanks Click here to see answer by guapa(62)
 Question 5857: A price decreased from \$36 to \$27. What is the percent of decrease? Is it 2.5? Thanks Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5856: my question says: A 26 foot ladder is leaning against a building. The foot of the ladder is 10 feet away from the building. How far above the ground does the ladder touch the wall? This is what i did: a^2=26^2+10^2 a^2=676+100 a^2=776 a+27.86 Is this correct? thanks Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 5855: my question asks to find the length of the diagonal of a rectangle whose length is 8m and width is 5m. This is what i did: e^2=8^2+5^2 e^2=64+25 e^2=89 e=9.4 Is this correct? thanks Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5824: find the equation of the line parallel to the graph of 4x+2y=8 and containing (-1,5) This was an example in my book, and they said to solve it, but they dont show how, so i'm just wondering, how would i go about solving this. I tried solving this and got y=2x+7 , but i'm not so sure that this is right. Help! Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 5831: solve 6m-5n=-14 for m Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5830: find the equation of the line parallel to the graph of 4x+2y=8 and containing (-1,5) Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5829: what is the y-intercept of the line with the equation 5x-1/6y=3? Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5892: Suppose jodi invested \$10,000 , part at 6% simple annual interest, and the rest at 9% simple annual interest. If you received \$684 in simple interest after one year, how much did you invest at each rate? My answer was: \$3999.60 at 6% \$5999.40 at 9% Is this the right answer? please help me! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 5891: A motorboat can travel at a rate of 15 mph in still water. It went downstream on a river in 4 hours. It took 6 hours to return the same distance. What is the rate of the current. How far did the boat go? My answer was: Rate of current -30 The boat went 150 miles Is this right? Thanks! Click here to see answer by Abbey(339)

 Question 6209: solve 7m-n=8 for n This is what i did... 7m-n=8 m-n=1 -n=1/m Is this right? Thanks Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 6204: Simple interest I=PRT. Find I if P = \$8000, R= 6%, and t=1 year. My answer was 8480, but now i'm not sure how i got that, and it doesn't seem right. Click here to see answer by roy_algebra2006(2)

 Question 6203: Solution A is 12% acid and Solution B is 4% acid. If a technician wants to mix them to make 60 liters of Solutin C which is 10% acid, how many liters of each should be mixed together? Click here to see answer by roy_algebra2006(2)

 Question 6158: To calculate the charge for a load of bricks, including delivery, the Redstone Brick Co. uses the equation c=0.42b+25, where c is the charge, b is the number of bricks, and \$25 is the delivery charge per load. What is the charge for a load if b is 100? Click here to see answer by arunpaul(104)

 Question 6273: Find two numbers with a geometric mean of sqrt 24 given that one number is two more than the other. Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 6332: Find two numbers with a geometric mean of sqrt 24 given that one number is two more than the other. I had already asked this question, but the answer didn't seem right, because the question asked for TWO numbers.. not two equations... and also it said that one number is two more than the other....Now, the answer that you gave me was......2sqrt6-1 and 2sqrt6+1 This doesn't seem right, could you help me again? Thanks Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

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