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 Question 750334: 20 man can finish a work in 30 days.after how many days should 5 people goes the work will be fished in 35 days? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1476)

 Question 750382: What is the decrease percentage from 15 to 10? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30970)

 Question 750136: Internet Company A charges a \$25 fee plus an additional \$0.35 per hour. Internet Company B charges a \$10 fee plus an additional \$0.50 per hour. For what number of hours are the charges for both companies the same? Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(441)
 Question 750136: Internet Company A charges a \$25 fee plus an additional \$0.35 per hour. Internet Company B charges a \$10 fee plus an additional \$0.50 per hour. For what number of hours are the charges for both companies the same? Click here to see answer by JoeTaxpayer(87)
 Question 750136: Internet Company A charges a \$25 fee plus an additional \$0.35 per hour. Internet Company B charges a \$10 fee plus an additional \$0.50 per hour. For what number of hours are the charges for both companies the same? Click here to see answer by dkppathak(20)

 Question 750029: If person A and B has a total of 192. If person A given person B \$30, person B will have twice as much as person A, how much person A and person B has? Click here to see answer by sachi(392)

 Question 750087: if a certain number of 2 digits is divided by the sum of its digits the quotient is 3 and remainder is 7 . If the digits are interchanged and the resulting number is divided by the sum of digits the quotient is 7 and the remainder is 3. Find the number. Click here to see answer by dkppathak(20)

 Question 749762: a small tree was planted at a height of 7 feet. the tree has been planted for 14 month, and is now 54.6 feet tall. which equation could be used to find X, the average number of feet the tree grow in each month? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57226)

 Question 749638: You buy a total of 50 turkey burgers and veggies burgers for \$90. You pay \$2 per turkey burger and \$1.50 per veggie burger. I have to write 2 equations to represent the situation then solve them. I have come up with 2t + v= \$90 and t + 1.50= 50 which I then subtracted the two equations and came out with v=5 and t=42.5 which can't be the answer since their is a total of 50. Thank you for you time :) Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1421)

 Question 749612: A kicker on a football team scores 1 point for making an extra point and 3 points for making a field goal. The kicker makes a total of 8 extra points and field goals in one game. He scored a total of 12 points in the game. I have to write 2 equations representing the situation and solve them. I think I will be able to solve them but I can't come up with the equations. 1x + y =8 3x + y =12, is all I am able to come up with. Your time is greatly appreciated. (: Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)

 Question 749615: You have a total of 42 math and science problems for homework. You have 10 more math problems than science problems. Write two equations to represent the situation. Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(441)

 Question 749577: Michelle is making goodie bags for Christmas filled with chocolates and candy. Chocolates cost \$3.00 per lb. Candy cost \$2.00 per lb. Michelle bought a total of 15 pounds of candy and chocolate and spent \$40. How many pounds did she buy of each? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)
 Question 749577: Michelle is making goodie bags for Christmas filled with chocolates and candy. Chocolates cost \$3.00 per lb. Candy cost \$2.00 per lb. Michelle bought a total of 15 pounds of candy and chocolate and spent \$40. How many pounds did she buy of each? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 749568: the fraction of t on top and -2 at the bottom and -1 =4 i need searious HELP PLEASE!! Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 749250: The algebraic expression 0.75(220-A) gives the target heart rate for beneficial excercise for men, where A is the age of the man. Find the target heart rate for a 73-year old man. Round your answer to the nearest whole number Please help solve Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 749236: dina planted an eight foot tree in her backyard which she expects to grow at a rate of 4 feet per year. Determine th eequation of the line that shows how tall the tree will be each year. Please help solve this problem ! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9654)

 Question 749015: The scale on a map indicates that 4cm is equivalent to 10 miles. If the distance between two cities on the map is 11cm, how far apart are the two cities? Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 749020: a foot-long hot dog is cut into two parts. One part is 2 inches longer than the other part, How long are the two parts Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 748986: twelve cans of peaches are placed into each box.write a function rule for the number of boxes needed for c cans.how many boxes are needed for 1440 cans? Click here to see answer by timvanswearingen(82)

 Question 748648: Hello, What would be the answer to the question below and how would I put the word problem including the answers into a linear equation? Would there be any way at all that you could please break it down step by step so that I can understand it better? Thank you A mom bought 28 packages of Reese’s Cups with 88 total cups. Each king size package holds 4 cups. Each regular size package holds two cups. How many of each size did she buy? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1421)
 Question 748648: Hello, What would be the answer to the question below and how would I put the word problem including the answers into a linear equation? Would there be any way at all that you could please break it down step by step so that I can understand it better? Thank you A mom bought 28 packages of Reese’s Cups with 88 total cups. Each king size package holds 4 cups. Each regular size package holds two cups. How many of each size did she buy? Click here to see answer by rothauserc(198)

 Question 748686: on the grand opening of the movie theater 172 tickets were sold adult tickets is \$16 and a child ticket is \$8 . "how do you put this in a problem"? Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 747698: 5 man do a work in 30 days .how many man needed to do that work in 1 day Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 747250: Suppose that a line models the amount of water in a swimming pool. What does a positive slope indicate? What does a negative slope indicate" Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)

 Question 747249: If they bought one peppermint pattie, One lollipop, and One gumdrop, the total 21 cents and you found that it costs the same amount of money to buy 2 peppermint patties & 1 gumdrop costs 2 cents more than a lollipop find out the cost of each kind of candy Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)

 Question 747221: How many ounces would be required to cover a 4, 000 square-foot lawn? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30970)

 Question 747082: Solve the system of equations: 3x - y = 9 and 6x + y = 0 Click here to see answer by lenny460(755)

 Question 747061: A car salesman earns \$18,000 a year, plus 8% of the amount of sales from the cars he sells. What is the minimum amount of sales he must make if he wants to earn at least \$40,000 per year? ***I really just need help with how to set up the problem, i can do the work, i just don't know where to start. Please help!) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57226)

 Question 746955: How would I show the following word problem in a step by step manner as a linear equation with the given solutions that I listed below the questions? A high school purchases two workbooks for every textbook, and two journals for every workbook. If the school purchases 701 total items, how many of each do they need? I know the solution would be : 43 textbooks, 86 workbooks and 172 journals but how do I put these all in a linear equation and show how I got this answer? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 746942: Can you help me solve I recently added some humming bird feeders to my yard. They are gorgeous and visit me all day long. The recipe for hummingbird nectar is 4 cups of water for 1 cup sugar. Write a function that can be used to determine how much sugar I would need to make any number of batches of nectar. How much sugar do I need to make 4 batches? 11 batches? Now do the same to determine how much water I would need to make the same numbers of batches. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30970)
 Question 746942: Can you help me solve I recently added some humming bird feeders to my yard. They are gorgeous and visit me all day long. The recipe for hummingbird nectar is 4 cups of water for 1 cup sugar. Write a function that can be used to determine how much sugar I would need to make any number of batches of nectar. How much sugar do I need to make 4 batches? 11 batches? Now do the same to determine how much water I would need to make the same numbers of batches. Click here to see answer by timvanswearingen(82)

 Question 746880: 30 students work 20 hours per week at 8.50, and 20 students work 20 hours per week at \$10 per hour for nine months. What is the total student assistant yearly cost? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9654)

 Question 746297: The cost of 10 pencils is Rs.25 and the cost of 5 chart papers is rs.10.How much money will you need to buy 5 pencils and 7 chart papers? Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 746161: kaitlin will rent car for weekend. she has two plans. the first plan has intial fee of \$55 and cost of .7 cent per each mile driven. the 2nd has cost of .8 cent for each mile driven. how many miles would she need to drive for the two plan to cost the same? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 746010: In one week, Fearless Frank drove 100 miles on the freeway and 150 miles in town. His car consumed 18.2 gallons of gasoline. The next week his journeys took him over 180 miles of freeway and 30 miles of local driving, and he used only 10.9 gallons of gas. What were his highway m.p.g. and his local m.p.g.? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9654)

 Question 745647: Find the slope of the following line. 4y=x+4 Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(441)

 Question 745919: assuming that cos0=2/7 for an acute angle0, find sin0 Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(441)

 Question 745742: I need help with the following problem: A man and his daughter manufacture unfinished tables and chairs. Each table requires 3 hours of sawing and 1 hour of assembly. Each chair requires 2 hours of sawing and 2 hours of assembly. Between the two of them, they can put in up to 12 hours of sawing and 8 hours of assembly work each day. Find a system of inequalities that describes all possible combinations of tables and chairs that they can make daily. Graph the solution set. Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 745686: Vance wants to fence in a rectangular area for his dog. He wants the length of the rectangle to be at least 30 feet and the perimeter to be no more than 150 feet. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30970)

 Question 745561: Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of point. (4, 5) & (12, 8) Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 745604: How much did juan earn bu selling 135 apples at 35 cents each? I tried 135x35 but i do not know how to solve the problem Click here to see answer by Cromlix(269)

 Question 745568: Find the slope of the following line. 4y=x+4 Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(441)

 Question 745104: A hot air balloon is 20 feet above the ground and is rising at a rate of 15 feet per minute. Another balloon is 150 feet above the ground and is descending at a rate of 20 feet per minute. At what height will the balloons be the same distance from the ground? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57226)

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