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 Question 4398: Temperature is measured in two scales (there are others too): Fahrenheit and Centigrade. The equation that converts C degrees to F degrees is: f=(9/5)c+2 Now, take the above equation and solve it for C so you can convert the other way (convert F degrees to C degrees). How would I do this? Click here to see answer by guapa(62)

 Question 7462: Can you provide a metric table which converts millimeters to meters to centimeters, etc. Click here to see answer by prabhjyot(164)

 Question 7618: If 5 apples and 4 oranges cost \$3.40 while 7 apples and 6 oranges cost \$4.90.Find the cost of an apple and an orange. Click here to see answer by prabhjyot(164)

 Question 9267: what is the easiest way to subtract 27 1/2 liters from 18 5/8? Click here to see answer by DWL(56)

 Question 13213: Shandra combined the following juices to make fruit punch: 800ml applt juice, 500ml pineapple juice, 1,000ml of orange juice and 200ml of grape juice. What was the total amount of fruit punch made in liters? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 13425: hi. im taking algebra 1, and im having trouble understanding how to convert units. in the problmes that i have to do, we are givin some units, but i have to figure out what goes in the question mark. 1100ft/1 second times 3600seconds/ 1 hour times ?/? = 750 miles/1 hour. Thats my equation, now i dont quite understand how the answer comes out to be 750 miles/1 hour. So if you could please help me it would be greatly apprecitated. Thanks a buch. Click here to see answer by hyh_123(8)

 Question 15163: the speed of a trian is 24 km per hour. What is it approximate speed in cm per second? and i need the work Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 16784: I have the answer to the problem but I have to put it in hours and minutes. My question to you is how do I covert 12/5 into hours and minutes? When I divide it I get 2.4 what is that coverted to in time as hours and minutes? I know it is 2 hours but how many minutes. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 18819: Convert 1,056 feet per minute into miles per hour. Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)

 Question 19269: I'm having problem solving this unit conversion plz help.Ok, the problem is Christopher typed 48 words in 2 minutes, Sharon typed 80 words in 5 minutes, and Michelle typed 91 words in 7 minutes. Who had the fastest wpm? (words/wpm) Click here to see answer by music974(43)

 Question 21168: how do i completly factor 8x^2-6x? thank you! Click here to see answer by Here2Help(19)

 Question 23189: If I travel .6 miles in 2 minutes how fast am I going? And say a patrolman is traveling 1.2 miles and catches me how fast is he going? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 23946: How do I use two unit multipliers to convert 300 inches to meters? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 24200: Can you teach me algebra? I need to know because I am trying to get into a private school but there are algebra questions on the test and I don't know how to do it. Please??? Click here to see answer by askmemath(368)

 Question 26167: can you please tell me when solving a problem that carries a neg. sign,how do you know the answer is going to be a - and not just the number Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 26617: I am having a hard time converting acres. The problem I am stuck on is how many acres are in a square kilometer? My book shows the answer and none of my have been close, I am hoping someone can show me how to get to the solution so I can see for myself what I might be doing wrong. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 27938: I am taking a pharmacology course and am having trouble remembering how to solve proportion questions. ex(2:x::30:600) ? 20: x :: 30= 10? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 28757: please help me solve this problem, i am trying to help my son with his math. 12ft=? yd we are supposed to use the relationship to rename the problem. Click here to see answer by Lal(16)

 Question 29320: A water of bottle which holds 750 ml would be equal to how many cubic inches worth of physical space? Click here to see answer by bmauger(101)

 Question 30756: A Cheez-It box weighs 16 ounces. The serving size is 12 crackers. There are 140 calories in each ounce. A box contains 32 servings. Calculate the number of calories per cracker... What?!?! Click here to see answer by hyperasad(6)

 Question 32724: I am trying to convert 3.15E4 kilometers per second to parsecs per year. I do not know what formula to use - Your advice would be greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by kietra(57)

 Question 17551: I have been trying to solve this for days and could really use some help. Will you take a stab at it? The Problem: Every time you make pumpkin pie, you divide it into 8 pieces. As you eat each piece of pie, you drink 1 cup of coffee. If your pumpkin pie recipe calls for 12oz of pumpkin per pie, how many cups of coffee will you drink if you eat every piece of every pie you made with this pumpkin? Assume that every part of the pumpkin can be used in your pie. Hint: The pumpkin's height is 28" and has a circumference of 95". Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 33661: I REALLY NEED HELP I POSTED THIS IF THE SCALE IS 1:3000,000 WHAT IS THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF KILOMETERS REPRESENTED BY 25MM ? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 35009: What is 8,000,000,000,000 and also 104,300,000,000 written in scientific notation? My teacher made up a worksheet for us and I am having trouble with these. Thanks so much for your help Touchdowqu33n17 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 36755: In an exponential expression such as A=be^-(t/RC) , we cannot attach units to the exponent ^-(t/RC)because a base, such as e, can only be raised to a pure number. Consequently, if the variable t in this equation is measured in seconds, what does this imply about the units on the product RC? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 37218: A truck gets 19 miles per gallon. How many gallons of gas would be needed to get to a destination that is 1,558 miles away? Click here to see answer by tran3209(100)

 Question 10695: FIND THE DIMENSIONS OF A RECTANGLE WHOSE PERIMETER IS 56 INCHES IF THE LENGTH IS THREE TIMES THE WIDTH. Click here to see answer by tran3209(100)