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 Question 529656: can you help me solve the system algebraically y=2(x+3)^2-5 y=14x+17 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)
 Question 529656: can you help me solve the system algebraically y=2(x+3)^2-5 y=14x+17 Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1483)

 Question 529701: How many different ways can 4 aces be dealt? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 529830: Four cards are sequentially drawn from a shuffled deck of 52 cards without replacement. 26 of these cards are red, and the remaining 26 are blue. find the probability of getting a red card on the selection of the third card, given that the first 2 cards drawn have been red. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 529831: At a party there are two types of appetizers: A and B. The probability that a person chooses A is 0.3 while the probability that the person chooses B is 0.4. The probability that the person chooses both is 0.25. What is the probability that a person does not choose any appetizer? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(726)

 Question 529949: How many ways can you arrange 0 to 9 numbers by picking 4 numbers at a time? and I need the arrangements if possible Click here to see answer by Math_prodigy(21)

 Question 529825: A committee consists of 3 males and 5 females. Two members of the committee are chosen at random to attend a conference. Find the probabiity that no males are chosen to attend the conference. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 530164: For a party, a person sets up 6 card tables and pushes them together in a row. How many people can be seated at the arrangement? (Note: Only one person can sit on each side of a card table.) Please show your work, thank you! Allen~ Chicago, IL Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 530415: how many sandwiches can you make with 5 meats 4 breads and 4 cheeses we think the answer is 20 or 80 but book doesn't provide example for a 3 tier choice or 2 so were a lil confused Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)
 Question 530415: how many sandwiches can you make with 5 meats 4 breads and 4 cheeses we think the answer is 20 or 80 but book doesn't provide example for a 3 tier choice or 2 so were a lil confused Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 530558: how many seven-letter patterns can be formed from the letters in the word lessons? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 530844: How many different 10-letter words (real or imaginary) can be formed from the following letters? IMWOSWMCIA Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 531044: how many three digit numbers can be formed from 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 if repetition of digits are not allowed? a) 60 b) 343 c) 504 d) 729 e) none of the choices. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 531258: A box can hold 4 books. How many books can 5 boxes hold? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 531430: Working separately, 5 students make 10 models in 2 days. How many models can 10 students make in 4 days? Email: crewsin1@comcast.net Click here to see answer by htmentor(807)

 Question 531425: How many distinguishable arrangements are there of the letters in "arrangement" that do not have the two "r"s adjacent? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 531828: no. of ways a lawn tennis mixed doubles can be made up from 7 married couples if no husband and wife play in same set Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 531832: how many 5 digit even numbers are there? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 532611: Hello, can you help my figure of this question. If one person selects two vehicles at random, what is the probability that the person selects 2 SUV's. The totat number of suv's are 45, the total number of cars are 83 and the car and suv total is 128. Click here to see answer by htmentor(807)

 Question 532645: A committee of 3 people is to be selected from a group of 10 people so that there is one president, one treasurer, and one senator. In how many ways is this done? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 533128: A pianist plans to play 8 pieces at a recital. In how many ways can she arrange these pieces in the program? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 533340: How many different ways can four people be seated on a bench that seats four? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 533390: How many five-digit numbers can be formed using the digits 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,&9 if the first digit cannot be 0 or 1? Repeated digits are allowed Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 533454: You have nine people. Each day these nine people must break up into 3 groups of three. How many days can they meet without the same three people meeting again in any group of three? Hope that was clear enough and help will be greatly appreciated. -D Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 533998: Page Turner loves discrete mathematics. She has 7 "graph theory" books, 8 books about combinatorics, and 7 "set theory" books. How many ways can she place her discrete mathematics books on the same shelf in a row if: a) there are no restrictions. b) graph theory books are next to each other but the others could be anywhere on the shelf. c) books are organized by their topic (same kinds are next to each other). Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 534398: A typical Social Security number is 555-47-5593. How many Social Security numbers are possible if the first two digits cannot be 0? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 534417: A student is asked to answer 9 out of 14 questions on an exam. (a) Classify the problem as a permutation, a combination, or neither. In how many ways can she select the questions to be answered? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 534827: A singer-songwriter wishes to compose a melody. Each note in the melody must be one of the 14 notes in her vocal range. How many different sequences of 3 notes are possible? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 534973: how many 5 digit odd numbers can you make and no digit is repeated? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 535615: Please help me to solve this question : How many different numbers can be formed by taking one, two, three and four digits from the digits 1, 2, 7 and 8, if repetition are not allowed? can I do it this way : 4P1 x 4P2 x 4P3 x 4P4 = 4 x 12 x 24 x 24 = 27648 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 535615: Please help me to solve this question : How many different numbers can be formed by taking one, two, three and four digits from the digits 1, 2, 7 and 8, if repetition are not allowed? can I do it this way : 4P1 x 4P2 x 4P3 x 4P4 = 4 x 12 x 24 x 24 = 27648 Click here to see answer by htmentor(807)

 Question 535802: If nPr = 336 and nCr = 56, determine what n and r are. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(889)

 Question 536053: A class has 7 students. Two of the students, Rachel and Jonathan cannot stop bugging each other. How many line-ups are possible in which Jonathan and Rachel are not beside each other? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 535772: In how many ways can 5 women and 5 men be arranged in order if men and women must alternate? Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 536465: Using only the numbers 1, 2, and 3 without repeating, how many three digit number can be made? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 536391: In how many can 3 men and 2 women be chosen from 7 men and 5 women Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 536476: in how many way can a committee of 6 women and 4 men be chosen from 8 women and 7 men. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 536622: A student is asked to answer 9 out of 13 questions on an exam. (a) Classify the problem as a permutation, a combination, or neither. (a)permutation (b)combination (c)neither Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 536638: A student is asked to answer 9 out of 13 questions on an exam. (a) Classify the problem as a permutation, a combination, or neither. (a)permutation (b)combination (c)neither (b) In how many ways can she select the questions to be answered? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 536918: A license plate is to consist of two letters followed by 3 digits. How many different license plates are possible if you can repeat letters and digits Click here to see answer by fcabanski(889)

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