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 Question 521852: A retired couple invested part of \$11,400 at 6% interest and the rest at 7.5%. If their annual income from these investments is \$783. Find the invested part at each rate? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 522046: Sales tax in certain city is 6.5% of the cost. WHat would the sales tax be on a motorcycle that costs \$850? I need the algebraic expression please Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 522561: A can of dolly's fruit punch is 20% Canberry juice. A can of mama Mae's fruit punch is 35% cranberry juice. How many fluid ounces of each punch should be mixed together to get a 15 fl.oz. punch mixture that is 30% cranberry juice? Click here to see answer by mananth(13126)

 Question 523195: The area of Arizona is 19% of Alaska. The area of Alaska is 586,400 mi ^2. What is the area of Arizona Click here to see answer by mananth(13126)

 Question 523268: A fraction x/y can be expressed as a terminating decimal if y has no prime factors other than ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34673)

 Question 523761: Primary 5 question. Michelle had a sum of money. She spent \$30 on a dress and 1/5 of the remainder on a skirt. She still had 2/3 of her money left. How much did she have at first? Anwser is \$180. Click here to see answer by mananth(13126)

 Question 523835: The ratio of a jacket to the original price is 2:3. The original price is \$65. What is the sale price? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34673)

 Question 523949: a board is split into 2 pecies. one piece is four times larger then the other. how big is the other peiece? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34673)
 Question 523949: a board is split into 2 pecies. one piece is four times larger then the other. how big is the other peiece? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 523956: a board that is 12-foot is split into 2 pecies. one piece is four times larger then the other. how big is the other peiece? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34673)

 Question 523968: an airplane flew with the wind for 2.5 hours and returned the same distance against the wind in 3.5 hours. if the engine speed of the plane was a constant 360 mph in air, how fast was the wind blowing? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34673)

 Question 523972: Yoland's job as a salesclerk pays \$25 per day plus 3% commission on all her sales. If her total wages for Monday were \$70, find the amount of her sales. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 524047: plz.plz help so lost . sue is replacinig the wood frame around the rectangular window in her kitchen. the width of the window is eight less than three times the height. the total amount of wood needed to go around the window frame is 272 inches. what is the width and height of her window. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 524060: thirty-five percent of the students at Ross Elementary are 7 years old or younger. If 175 students at Ross are 7 or younger, how many students in all are at Ross? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 524164: A road map is drawn so that 1.5 inches represents 90 miles. How many miles sdoes 1.6 inches represent? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)
 Question 524164: A road map is drawn so that 1.5 inches represents 90 miles. How many miles sdoes 1.6 inches represent? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 524170: 7. The value of a property declines every year by 4%. Presently, its value is \$910,000. What will be its value 3 years from now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 524681: If 45% of the students in a course made an A; 35% made a B; and the remaining 12 students made a C, how many students in the course made an A? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)
 Question 524681: If 45% of the students in a course made an A; 35% made a B; and the remaining 12 students made a C, how many students in the course made an A? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 524681: If 45% of the students in a course made an A; 35% made a B; and the remaining 12 students made a C, how many students in the course made an A? Click here to see answer by lagbens(14)

 Question 524941: what is the original price of an item decreased 60% and a new price of \$840 Click here to see answer by lagbens(14)

 Question 525276: what is the quotient for 2/5 divided by 3/5 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34673)

 Question 525328: Ivan's gas tank is 1/2 full. After he buys 9 gallons of gas, it is 4/5 full. How many gallons can Ivan's tank hold? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 525624: What is 1/20 equal to in a decimal? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 525663: A group has 8 women and 19 men. write the number of women to men as a ratio and as a quotient. What percent of the group are women? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 526175: Jane's employer gave her a bonus of \$1600. She decided to invest all the money, some at 5%, some at 7%, and some at 8%. She invested three times more money at 8% than she did at 5%. At the end of one year the total interest she earned was \$115. a) solve the problem b) If you did not know that jane invested three times more money at 8% than she did at 5%, could you still solve the problem? Why or Why not? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 526689: the speed of a pitcher's fast ball is twice the speed of the catcher's return throw. express the speed of the fast ball in terms of the speed of the return throw Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 527082: A bottle of rootbeer contains 4/5 of a liter. How much rootbeer is in 3 bottles? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 527396: The denominator of a certain fraction is six times the numerator. If 3 is added to the numerator and subtracted from the denominator, the resulting fraction is equivalent to 2/5. Find the original fraction. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 527743: Can you help me with 3 math word problems on my math? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 527858: a student missed 10 problems on a test and recieved a grade of 82%. if all the problems were equal value, how many problems were on the test? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 527858: a student missed 10 problems on a test and recieved a grade of 82%. if all the problems were equal value, how many problems were on the test? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 527891: a can of mixed nuts hold 16 ounces of cashews and 24 ounces of peanuts. what is the ratio of peanuts to cashews in this can of nuts? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)