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 Question 590980: Emily and Julia shared some candy in the ratio 7:4 . When Julia gave 87 pieces of candy to Emily, Emily had twice as many pieces of candy as Julia. How many pieces of candy did they have altogether? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 590983: If 2 hours equals 3 percent of storage space, how many hours is 100 percent? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 591221: What is the original price if first the price was increased for 10% and then decreased for 20% and the final price was 220? Click here to see answer by jerryguo41(162)

 Question 591369: A worker is filling out his timesheet. He worked 8 hours on Monday, 7 hours and 30 minutes on Tuesday/ 8 and 3/4 hours on wednesday, 4 hours on thursday and 8 1/4 hours on friday. if he earns 14.35 per hour what will be in gross pay for this week?? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 591610: Liquids A and B are mixed in the ratio 2:7 (by volume). What volume of liquid would be present in the solution if it contained 56 ml of liquid B? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 591920: A cake recipe will make a round cake that is 6 inches in diameter and 2 inches high. If you use the same recipe, but now pour the batter into a round cake pan that is 8 inches in diameter how tall will the cake be? Explain. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 591958: there are 800 cars on a car lot. of that amount 1/8 were sedans. vans made up 71.875% of the cars on the lot. the remaining cars were sports cars how many sports cars were there? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 592021: If i have 3 dozen donuts and 1/3 is sprinkles and 1/4 is chocolate what fraction of the donuts are glazed. Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 592566: a box contains orange, purple and black marbles. Of the total, 1/3 are orange, 1/5 are purple and the remaining 77 marbles are black. How many marbles are in the box? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 594302: Bob brought 3 yd of Raffia. He used 5/6 yd to make a doll. Find the length of the raffia left. Click here to see answer by mamiya(56)

 Question 594537: The ratio of two positive numbers are 3 to 2 . If the difference between the numbers are 15 what are the numbers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)
 Question 594537: The ratio of two positive numbers are 3 to 2 . If the difference between the numbers are 15 what are the numbers? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 594978: If jo's class has 24 kids in it and the ratio of girls to boys is 3:1, how many more girls are there than boys? 3:1, 6:2, 9:3, 12:4, 15:5, 18:6, 18+6=24, 18-6=12, so there are 12 more girls right? How do I get the answer in a simpler way? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 595620: A DIVIDED IS TO BE SHARED AMONG THREE PEOPLE IN THE RATIO 1/2, 1/6, 1/3, IF THE THRID PERSON IS GIVEN \$1100 HOW , MUCH DID THE FIRST TWO GET? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 595935: Morgan was very pleased with a 10% improvement on her second SAT attempt. She got 1100 on her second try. What was her first score? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 596141: in a school there are 180 students in year 8. 5/9 of the students are boys 1/4 of the boys walk to school 2/5 of girls walk to school what fraction of all year 8 students walk to school? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 596278: Three wheels make 60, 36 and 24 revolutions per minute. Each has a red spot on its rim, which is at the lowest position at time zero. The red spot will all be at this position again after: Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 596279: Three wheels make 60, 36 and 24 revolutions per minute. Each has a red spot on its rim, which is at the lowest position at time zero. The red spot will all be at this position again after: A. 2 seconds B. 5 seconds C. 4 seconds D. None of these Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 596911: In a class of 40 students 25% of them are male's and the remaining are females how many females are in the class? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 597005: explain how a decimal is related to a percent. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 597664: The scale on a map is 1cm : 9km. If two cities are 4cm apart on the map, what is the actual distance in km between the two cities? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 597784: A shirts cost 85 dollars how much will the shirt cost if it's 5 percent off? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 598280: A manager starts with a salary of 150000 dollars. After one year he received a 10% pay rise. After another year his pay is cut by 10%. What is his salary after this ? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 598478: Your elderly neighbour like to tell stories. In particular, he likes to tell the story of how he won the lottery when he was younger. Thing is, he can never quite remember the prize pool. He knows that he received \$21,000 and that he contributed \$2.00 to a \$7.50 ticket. Can you help him figure out the total prize pool? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 598613: In 2010, 24% of the populationof California was determined to be obese and 49% of the same population was male. What was the percentage of people that were male and obese in California in 2010? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 598550: the bar graph shows the secondary students' lunch drinks preference. white milk 45 chocolate milk 83 water 12 juice 62 what is the number of students who prefer either juice or water? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 598738: Solve the percent problem... 15% of what amount is \$36 Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 598742: solve the percent problem... 45/100*200=90 how much is 45% of 200 pounds Click here to see answer by ojasvisunita(5)

 Question 598736: Solve the percent problem... What number is 30% of 650 ? Click here to see answer by ojasvisunita(5)

 Question 599091: In a medical study it was determined that if 800 people kiss someone else, who has a cold, only 56 will actually catch the cold. What percent is this? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 599116: Ruth paid \$132.50 for a new dress with 6% sales tax included. What was the price of the dress? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 599494: raheel's income is 25% more than that of rauf. what percent is rauf's income less than raheel's. Click here to see answer by w_parminder(53)

 Question 599651: Tom earns £100 a week and has a pay rise of 10%. Pat earns 300 a week and has a pay rise of 5%. Who had the bigger increase? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 599637: there are 30 students in a math class,of the students 40% are boys. how many boys are there? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 599891: Cabin Financial Service Group recommends that a client purchase for \$10,000 a corporate bond that earns 7% annual simple interest. How much additional money must be placed in U.S. government securities that earn a simple interest rate of 4% so that the total annual interest earned from the two investments is 4.5% of the total investment? I have tried to set this up in a way that I have used to solve my other problems that are similar to this, but I have been unsuccessful so far. Click here to see answer by Nihal@SriLanka(21)

 Question 600119: there are 25 children in the class: 3/5 of the children are boys. how many girls are in the class? Click here to see answer by godsgirls(5)