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 Question 627329: Ladonna Has a banana she eats 3/5 and then gives it to her brother. Her brother eats 3/5 of what he was given and then gives it to his sister joy. Joy eats 1/2 of the banana that was given to her and throws the rest away. what is the precentage left Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627552: Separate 252 into two parts using the ratio 2 : 5. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627759: a can of lemonade comes with a measuring scoop and directions for mixing are 2 scoops of mix for every 38 cups of water. how much water is needed to make the entire can of lemonade if there are 40 scoops of mix? there are 3.8 milligrams of iron in a 3.5 ounce serving of beef. how much iron is in 8 ounces of beef ? round to the nearest tenth of a milligram. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 627760: your new car promises to get 32 miles per gallon. to test this you start with a full tank and drive 125 miles when you fill up again it takes you 4 gallons. what is your actual gas mileage to the nearest tenth? is your new car getting the expected gas mileage Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 627839: Makana invested \$700 in a simple interest account that had an interest rate that was 1% more than that of her friend Marlys. If Marlys earned \$39 after one year from an investment of \$650, how much would Makana earn in 1 year? Click here to see answer by reviewermath(524)

 Question 627842: Archie does as much work in three hours as Bill does in four hours. Bill's son works half as fast as Bill. If the three working together are paid \$8.50, how much should each receive? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627902: The ratio of boys to girls in a particular class is 4 : 5. How many girls are there in a class that consists of 45 students? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 627902: The ratio of boys to girls in a particular class is 4 : 5. How many girls are there in a class that consists of 45 students? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 627953: 3/5 of an estate goes to relatives and 1/4 goes to charity how much goes to charity Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 628149: a school has enough bread to feed 30 childern for 4 days. if 10 more children are added. how many days will the bread last? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 628321: A fruit merchant purchased some fruits and sold 1/2 of them at a gain of 60% and 1/4 of them at a gain of 20%,the rest are spoiled.Find his gain percent on the whole. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 628211: Suppose that the National Weather Service states that there is a 50% chance of snow on Saturday and a 40% chance of snow on Sunday. What are the odds in favor of having snow on at least one of the two days? HINT: Assume that whether or not it snows on Saturday has absolutely no bearing on whether it snows or not on Sunday. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 628568: What number must be added to both the numerator and the denominator of the fraction (2/5) to get the fraction (7/8)? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 627889: In an election between two candidates,only 68 votes were declared as invalid.the winning candidate scores 52% of votes and wins by 98 votes.Find the total number of votes polled in that election Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 629285: Tempco Corporation has a machine that produces baseball gloves each hour. In the last 13 days, the machine has run for a total of 27 hours. How many baseball gloves has Tempco produced? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 629339: Dan's gas tank is 1/5 full. After he buys 14 gallons of gas, it is 7/10 full. How many gallons can Dan's tank hold? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 629513: Find the sum of 5/7 and its reciprocal . Click here to see answer by reviewermath(524)

 Question 629601: 3,500 and the sales tax is 8 3/4 . What is the sale tax paid ? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 629582: 2.5 percent of 600 how do you solve this equation?? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 629684: David's gas tank is 1/6 full. After he buys 7 gallons of gas, it is 1/2 full. How many gallons can David's tank hold? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 629684: David's gas tank is 1/6 full. After he buys 7 gallons of gas, it is 1/2 full. How many gallons can David's tank hold? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 629684: David's gas tank is 1/6 full. After he buys 7 gallons of gas, it is 1/2 full. How many gallons can David's tank hold? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 630187: A computer company gives a discount of 10% on a new piece of software. If it makes a profit of 11%, what percent does the marked price exceed the cost price. I believe I know the answer, but dont know how to write it down or express in alegebra terms. Click here to see answer by graphmatics(170)

 Question 630321: Customers of a phone company can choose between two service plans for long distance calls. The first plan has a \$19 monthly fee and charges an additional \$0.13 for each minute of calls. The second plan has an \$11 monthly fee and charges an additional \$0.17 for each minute of calls. For how many minutes of calls will the costs of the two plans be equal? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 630327: determine the number of liters each of 9% acid solution and 5% acid solution that must be mixed to end up with 1000 liters of 7% acid solution Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630276: pls help me solve this equation step by step 1220 divided by 13 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630432: the angles of a traingle measure 2x degrees 4x+7 degrees and 3x+2 degrees find the measure mof each angle...what is the degree of the problem. Click here to see answer by khv_maths(11)

 Question 630438: (ac+b)^(a-b) In this expression a, b and c can be any positive integer greater than 1 and less than 5. What is the largest possible value for the expression? Answer given is : 324. I need steps. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 630443: what is the product of a^4 times a^3? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 630434: you invest a total of 3000 in two accounts paying 3% and 6% interest, respectively at the end of the year, tha accounts earn the same amount of interest. how much was invested alt each rate? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 630722: Danielle’s test scores are 78, 84, 86, and 88. The final exam will count as 2/3 of the final grade. What score does Danielle need on the final in order to earn a B, which requires an average score of 80? What score does she need to earn an A, which requires an average of 90? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 630933: You must show two equations you need to write as well as all steps to solve the problem. a chemist has two acid solutions in stock: one that is 40% solution and the other 60% solution. How much of each solution should be mixed to obtain 100ml of a 45% solution? (show work) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630992: A chemist has a 15% silver alloy and a 30% silver alloy. How much of each alloy is need to be mixed to obtain 25 kg of an alloy that is 20% silver? (show work) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 631297: How many distinct strings of letters can be made using all the letters in the word “ABBEY”? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 631415: there are thirty five students in a math class. sixty percent of the class is girls. how many girls are in the class? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 631391: The metal used to make a coin is a mixture of steel and copper. The ratio, mass of steel : mass of copper is 108 : 7 The coin has a total mass of 230 milligrams Calculate the mass of copper in this coin. Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 631735: THE RATION OF TWO NUMBERS IS 2:5.IF THE SUM IS 84,WHAT IS THE BIGGER NUMBER? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 632135: If a is 50% of b, then b is what percent of a? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 632232: what is the slope of the line passing througheach pair mof points....(1,4)(2,7) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 632230: how would i figure this problem out..find the x-intercept and the y-intercept of the graph of each equation .do not graph the equation, Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)