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 Question 102137: FIND FOUR CONSECUTIVE INTEGERS SUCH THAT THE SUM OF THE SECOND AND FOURTH IS 132 Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 102170: The length of the rectangle garden is 3yd more than twice its width. The perimeter of the garden is 63 yd. What are the width and length of the garden? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 102171: The sum of two consecutive odd integers is 56. Click here to see answer by mathemanic(13)

 Question 102177: The sum of two consecutive even integers is -298. What are the integers? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 102173: The sum of three consecutive integers is 915. What are the integers? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 102169: The width of a rectangular is one half its length. The perimeter of the rectangle is 54 cm. What are the width and length of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by doukungfoo(195)

 Question 102172: The sum of two consecutive even integers is 118. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 102176: The sum of two consecutive even integers is -298. What are the integers? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 102298: Define a variable, then write an eguation. Do not solve. For six consecutive weeks, Connie lost the same amount of weight. Six weeks ago she weighed 145 pounds. She now weighs 125 pounds. How many pounds did Connie loose each week? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 102357: Two airplanes depart from an airport traveling in opposite directions.The second airplane is 200 miles per hour faster than the first. After 2 hours they are 1100 miles apart. Find the speeds of the airplanes. Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 102358: Two boats leave a ramp traveling in opposite directions.The second boat is 10 miles per hour faster than the first. After 3 hours they are 150 miles apart. Find the speeds of the boats. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 102353: Which of the following numbers is not the sum of three consecutive integers? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 102349: A moving van leaves a house traveling at an average rate of 35 mi/h.The family leaves the house hour later following the same route in a car.They travel at an average rate of 50 mi/h. How long after the moving van leaves the house will the car catch up with the van? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 102581: I am terrible at word problems. Please show me the formula to solve this question: What is the exact height of a brick wall that is 44 courses high, when three courses of brick, plus their mortor joints are 8 inches (203.3 mm) high? Thank you! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 103010: Two cars are 500 miles apart. Both start at the same time and travel toward one another. They meet 5 hours later. If the speed of one car is 20 mph faster than the other, what is the speed of each car? Must show work. Click here to see answer by rossiv53(27)

 Question 103051: WRITE THE EQUATION THAT REPRESENTS EACH STATEMENT; WHEN A NUMBER N IS DIVIDED BY SEVEN THE RESULT IS NEGATIVE TWO Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 103313: The larger of two numbers is 1 less the 3 times the smaller. The sum is 63. Find the numbers Click here to see answer by doukungfoo(195)

 Question 103324: Together, a neckless and a bracelet cost \$192. find the price of each if the neckless costs 3 times as much as the bracelet. Click here to see answer by HyperBrain(694)

 Question 103845: Find a number which is 150 greater than its opposite. This just baffles me!!!! Thanks a bunch!! Joanne Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 103845: Find a number which is 150 greater than its opposite. This just baffles me!!!! Thanks a bunch!! Joanne Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 103857: There are 8 servings in a bag of popcorn. How many bags of popcorn are needed to serve x number of people? 24 people? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)
 Question 103857: There are 8 servings in a bag of popcorn. How many bags of popcorn are needed to serve x number of people? 24 people? Click here to see answer by dottie267267(1)

 Question 104256: How many cubed pieces of fudge that are 3 inches on an edge can be packed into a Christmas tin that is 9 inches deep by 12 inches wide by 8 inches high with the lid still being able to be closed? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 104277: I sure hope that I chose the right topic, if not I apologize. I am stuck on this word problem and am finally asking for help. Here is the word problem. The sum of two numbers is 133. The second is 7 more than 3 times the first. What are the two numbers? Am I on the right track? (Here is what I have so far). x + y = 133 y = 7 + (5x) x + 7 + (5x) = 133 This is as far as I have gotten. This does not seem right to me though. Can you please get me on the right track? Thank you and much appreciated. Click here to see answer by rossiv53(27)

 Question 104339: So I have been reading this question for the past 37 minutes, and I cannot think of the equation. All I need help on is setting up the starting equation....I know how to solve it from there. If you could show me/help me set up the starting equation, I would be VERY grateful. Terry has walked 3 miles. He averages 4 mi/hr. In how many more hours will he have walked 13 miles? Click here to see answer by Gmoney(2)
 Question 104339: So I have been reading this question for the past 37 minutes, and I cannot think of the equation. All I need help on is setting up the starting equation....I know how to solve it from there. If you could show me/help me set up the starting equation, I would be VERY grateful. Terry has walked 3 miles. He averages 4 mi/hr. In how many more hours will he have walked 13 miles? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 104421: music store surveys 100 people... 63 like rock music 49 like rap music 24 like jazz 22 like rap and rock, not jazz 2 like rap and jazz, not rock 11 like rock and jazz, not rap 3 like all types How many do not like any? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)
 Question 104421: music store surveys 100 people... 63 like rock music 49 like rap music 24 like jazz 22 like rap and rock, not jazz 2 like rap and jazz, not rock 11 like rock and jazz, not rap 3 like all types How many do not like any? Click here to see answer by Allstar(7)

 Question 104626: Two tanks must have a total capacity of 400 gallons. If one tank needs to be twice the size of the other, how many gallons should each tank hold? Click here to see answer by HyperBrain(694)

 Question 104625: A concrete mix is in volume proportions of 1 part cement, 2 parts water, 2 parts aggregate, and 3 parts sand. How many cubic feet of each ingredient are needed to make 54 cu ft of concrete? Click here to see answer by HyperBrain(694)

 Question 104488: how many gallons of a plant food tha is 9% nitrogen must be combined with another plant food tha is 25% nitrogen to make 10 gallons of a solution that is 15% nitrogen? and the second one i am stuck on is: two cyclists start from the same point and ride in opposite directions. one cyclist rides twice as fast as the other. in 3 hours, they are 81 miles apart. find the rate of each cyclist. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 104445: Ok i asked this question earlier... ``music store surveys 100 people... 63 like rock music 49 like rap music 24 like jazz 22 like rap and rock, not jazz 2 like rap and jazz, not rock 11 like rock and jazz, not rap 3 like all types How many do not like any?'' I already know the answer is 5, my daughter looked in the back of the book, but what we cant figure out is how they came up with that answer, and I'm not comprehending what the last guy said. Any help? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 104994: Suppose your sister wants to qualify for a regional gymnastics competition. At today's competition she must score at least 34.0 points. She scored 8.8 on the vault, 7.9 on the balance beam, an 8.2 on the uneven parallel bars. The event that remains is the floor exercise. a. Write and solve an inequality that models the information. b. Explain what the solution means in terms of the original situation. c. Open-Ended Write three scores your sister could make that would allow her to qualify for the regional gymnastics competition. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 105135: Plumbing: The plumber wants to cut a 24-ft. length of pipe into three sections. The largest piece should be twice the length of the middle piece, and the middle piece should be twice the length of the smallest piece. How long should each each piece be? Click here to see answer by askmemath(368)

 Question 105137: A total of \$1,120,000 is budgeted for constructing a road-way. The rule of thumb for this type of project is that the pavement costs twice the amount of the base material, and the sidewalk costs one-fourth the amount of the pavement. Using these figures, how much should each item cost? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 105191: An auto mechanic has total receipts of \$1861.16 for a certain day. He determines that \$1240 of this is labor. The remaining amount is for parts plus 6% sales tax on the parts only. Find the amount of the sales tax he collected. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 105136: There are 156 concrete blocks available to make a retaining wall. The bottom three rows will all have the same number of blocks. The next six rows will each have two blocks fewer than the row below it. How many blocks are in each row? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 105331: The product of 2 and a number is -24 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 105341: 13 plus a number is twice the number Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 105340: The total cost rquals the prince of the tickets multiplied by eight people. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 105338: The weight of the truck is two times the weight of the car Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)