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 Question 394569: Please help me solve this math word problem. A baseball player made 14 errors in 156 games this year. About how many errors would you expect the player to make in 350 games? Click here to see answer by pie90010(44)

 Question 394666: A rope is √(250) units long. The rope is cut into two pieces, so that the lengths of the pieces are in the ration 2:3. What is the length of the longer piece expressed in simplest radical form? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9647)

 Question 394763: Find the annual property tax on a property assessed at \$197,500, if the mill rate is 11.4898. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394764: Charles has a mortgage on his house, with principal \$103,500, at 6.75% per annum amortized over 25 years. The house is assessed at \$129,500, and the mill rate is 16.3081. Calculate and list his monthly housing costs. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394760: . Find the amount owing on a loan of \$7400 at the end of 3 years, with interest at 10.9%/annum, compounded monthly. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 394761: Find the monthly mortgage payment for a mortgage of \$93,000 at 7.75% per annum, amortized over 20 years. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 395006: if 45 is 120% of a number, what is 80%of the same Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 395361: seventy math textbook cost 875 pounds 1.how much will 25 maths textbooks cost? 2.how many maths texbooks can you buy for 100 pounds? thank Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 395484: In 1955 an antique car that originally cost \$3,668 is valued today at \$62,125 if in excellent condition, which is 1¾ times as much as a car in very nice condition—if you can find an owner willing to part with one for any price.What would be the value of the car in very nice condition Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9647)

 Question 395468: Not all visitors to a certain company's website are customers or potential customers. In fact, the company's executives estimate that about 10% of all visitors to the website are looking for other websites. Assume that this estimate is correct and that a random sample of 50 visitors to the website is taken. Estimate the number of visitors in the sample who actually are looking for the company's website by giving the mean of the relevant distribution (that is, the expectation of the relevant random variable). Do not round your response. Quantify the uncertainty of your estimate by giving the standard deviation of the distribution. Round your response to at least three decimal places. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 395552: Soybean meal is 12% protein; cornmeal is 6% protein. How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 240-lb mixture that is 9% protein? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 395595: 1 person can paint a house in 5 hours another person can paint the same house in 3 hours and another person can paint the house in 2 hours how long will it take all three people working together to paint the house? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 395642: a chef mixes 5 liters of a wine that is 12% alcohol by volume with 2 liters of a wine that is 9% alcohol by vloume. Determine the alcohol content of the mixture. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 395747: Round off 8/9 to the nearest percent Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 396153: the cost of the item is \$56 after a 20% discount....what is original price? how do you get the answer? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6613)
 Question 396153: the cost of the item is \$56 after a 20% discount....what is original price? how do you get the answer? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 396257: I have a homework question that I don't remember how to figure out. The questions is: the profits in a buisness are to be shared by 3 partners in the ratio of 3 to 2 to 5. The profit for the year was \$176,500. Determine the number of dollars the least partner recives. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 396332: What is the area of a rectangle with the length of 42 5/8ft and the width of 25 1/4ft? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 396419: Soft drinks can be purchased in several types of containers. Six pack of twelve-ounce cans costs \$1.49, and a 101.4-ounce bottle costs \$1.99. Which type of container gives you soft drink at the least cost per ounce? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 397284: hi how are you? the teacher confused me alittle so i have some problems if you could kindly show me a glass of milk 2/3= 180 how much. 180empty how much. glass of 60cc.left how much. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30957)

 Question 397466: please help me. im confused and trying to do homework while im home from school sick. the problem is, In the annual marathon, Josie ran 2/3 of the race before she twisted her ankle. Her best friend had to drop out of the race after running 1/8 of the distance that Josie ran. What fractional part of the marathon did Josie's friend complete? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397557: if sales tax 5.4%.how much on \$138.00 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 398339: The ratio of fish to ducks was 5 to 2. There are 28 in all, how many were fish? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57216)

 Question 398627: 1/2 of a pepperoni pizza + 3/4 of a ham pizza contains 765 calories. 1/4 of a pepperoni pizza + one whole ham pizza contains 745 calories. How many calories are in a whole pepperoni pizza? How many calories are in a whole ham pizza? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6613)

 Question 399228: Michael has \$12,500 to invest. He invests part in an account which earns 4.2% annual interest and the rest in an account which earns 6.2% annual interest. He earns \$669.50 in interest at the end of the year. How much was invested at each rate? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57216)
 Question 399228: Michael has \$12,500 to invest. He invests part in an account which earns 4.2% annual interest and the rest in an account which earns 6.2% annual interest. He earns \$669.50 in interest at the end of the year. How much was invested at each rate? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 399257: A merchant blends tea that sells for \$4.25 a pound with a tea that sells for \$1.95 a pound to prouduce 80 lbs of a mixture that sells for \$2.75 a pound. How many lbs of each tea are in the final mixture? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 399474: an artist keeps track of his sales and the 8.05% sale tax he collects. every evening he checks his totalsin the the drawer and the cash totaled 1293.38. how much is from the sale of merchandice and how much is sales tax Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 399721: My Numerator is divisible by 3. My denominator is divisible by 5. My denominator is 3 more than twice my numerator. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 399908: At Central Park Zoo, the ratio of sea lions to penguins is 4:11. If there are 84 more penguins than sea lions, how many sea lions are there? Thank you!!! Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 399955: number of ts ; number of rs Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30957)

 Question 400342: The percent of pure gold in 14-karat gold is about 58.3%. A 14- karat gold ring has a mass of 5.6 grams. About how many grams of pure gold are in the ring? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 400460: A piggy bank contains 48 nickels and dime whose total is \$4.50 how many coins are nickels?? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 401285: a ration from boys to girls is 2:3. if there are 35 students how many are girls? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 401291: it takes 12 cinder blocks to make 3 steps. how many does it take to make 8 steps? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 401641: 3/8 as great as 81 is what number Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30957)

 Question 401651: There are 464 students in a school. Five-eights of them are girls. How many girls are there in the school? How many are boys? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 401983: what is 1/3 qt + 1/2 qt + 1/16 qt? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 402183: A chemist has a 30% saline solution and a 55% saline solution available. How many milliliters of each of these available solutions should she mix to obtain 700 ml of a 40% solution? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 402301: One athlete won a 100-meter race with a time of 9.69 seconds. Another athlete won a previous 100-meter race in 15.0 seconds. If they ran in the same race repeating their respective times, by how many meters would the faster athlete win? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 402437: The ratio of boys to girls in the assembly was 5 to 4. If 180 students were in the assembly, how many girls were there? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 402574: Class of 85 students, 78 receive A. What fraction didnt receive an A? Reduce to lowest terms. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 402546: how many liters of 50% acid solution must be mixed with a 30% acid solution to get 180 liters of a 40% acid solution? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 402790: convert 0.49% to a decimal Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6613)

 Question 402789: Translate to an equation A student scored 5 points more on the second quiz than the first. Scored 11 points lower on the third quiz than the first. If the average of the three quizzes score is 70 what was the score on the first quiz? Im so lost, Please help. Thank you. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57216)

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