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 Question 385206: It's been over 20 yrs since I've done this... please help with order of operations. Solve for s. I remember that I have to get the s by itself, but I am getting confused... the answer is supposed to be 1985, but I'm not getting that at all. Thanks. (s+25)/2-100*10=5 Click here to see answer by armstrkl(28)

 Question 385409: 1. Is q positive? (1) rs>0 and qs<0 (2) r>0 2. Is the positive integer p a multiple of 50? (p) is multiple of 50 (2) p is multiple of 5 3. Is V^2 an even integer? V is an integer, Vv is an even integer 4. Is ac 5. Is X>1? (1) X is positive (2) X^2 is less than X Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 386749: need help in solving order of operations problem. I'm just not getting this! s x 4 + 300 ÷ (10 - 20) = 14 Solution (s = 11) Click here to see answer by gwendolyn(128)
 Question 386749: need help in solving order of operations problem. I'm just not getting this! s x 4 + 300 ÷ (10 - 20) = 14 Solution (s = 11) Click here to see answer by armstrkl(28)
 Question 386749: need help in solving order of operations problem. I'm just not getting this! s x 4 + 300 ÷ (10 - 20) = 14 Solution (s = 11) Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 391890: Are the integers the same of signed numbers? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 392117: 1)What is the answer to this, A scuba driver is 180 ft. below sea below level and rises to the surface at the rate of 30ft./min. How long will the diver take to reach the surface? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 392271: order decimals from least to greatest -34.25,-34.251, -34.205, -34.2519 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 393189: it takes 2minutes for cater pillar to climb 1 foot . every time it climb 1 foot it fall back 6 inches how long it takes to climb 8 foots? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 394375: how do you insert grouping symbols to make this equation true? 14 divided by 5 +2 +8=10 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 394375: how do you insert grouping symbols to make this equation true? 14 divided by 5 +2 +8=10 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 400029: Is x= -2 a solution for 2x+4=0 yes or no? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 400032: The golden ratio. The ancient Greeks thought that the most pleasing shape for a rectangle was one for which the ratio of the length to the width was approximately 8 to 5, the golden ratio. If the length of a rectangular painting is 2 ft longer than its width, then for what dimensions would the length and width have the golden ratio? Use a porportion to solve Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 403000: How do combination of signed numbers work? Example= -1-(-6+-1) I know you work within the parenthises first but I do not remember the rules for combining signs. I understand the answer is -4 but how do I get there? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 403212: 1/2+(2/3 / 3/4)-(4/5 x 5/6) how does this problem = to 13/18 Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 404423: 1/3x=3x-9 i am a grandmother trying to help my grandchild. Although I aced algebra in high school, that was over half century ago. i having been trying for days with the help of the internet and textbooks and just can't figure out how to do this simple math. maybe you can help. please show steps. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)
 Question 404423: 1/3x=3x-9 i am a grandmother trying to help my grandchild. Although I aced algebra in high school, that was over half century ago. i having been trying for days with the help of the internet and textbooks and just can't figure out how to do this simple math. maybe you can help. please show steps. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 408647: How do you work the problem 18 = -a + 2 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 408684: For each of digits below, add opertion symbols and parenthese so that the answer is 24. 2) 3 2 8 7 =24 (3) 5 2 6 4 =24 (4) 7 3 1 8 =24 (5) 1 7 1 2 =24 (6) 3 3 4 1 =24 (7) 6 4 4 8 =24 (8) 1 5 1 8= 24 (9) 3 8 1 4 =24 (10) 5 2 2 2 =24 (11) 1 8 8 5 =24 (12) 8 6 4 2 =24 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 410197: How do I solve this problem? An archer has \$100 to spend on a new archery set. a certain set containing a bow and three arrows costs \$40. With the purchase of this set,he can purchase additional arrows for \$6 per arrow. Use an inequality to find the maximum number of arrows he could obtain, including those with the set, for his \$100. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9660)

 Question 410595: 48/ ( -6 - 2 ) = I am getting -12 and know that is wrong but don't understand why. wouldnt you subtract -6 and 2 making it -4 and then divide that by 48 which would be -12. what am I doing wrong? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)
 Question 410595: 48/ ( -6 - 2 ) = I am getting -12 and know that is wrong but don't understand why. wouldnt you subtract -6 and 2 making it -4 and then divide that by 48 which would be -12. what am I doing wrong? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 6679: x - x + 3y - 7g = Click here to see answer by andkon(15)