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 Question 270653: If 6 times a number is decreased by 5, the result is 7 more than the sum of 3 times the number and 13. what is the number? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 270843: how do you solve dis problem? when i think of a number, half it and the result is 9. find the number. Click here to see answer by Stitch(352)

 Question 270949: the cost of the first lesson in a skiing program is one and a half times the cost of each additional lesson. How much did the first lesson cost if you spent \$153 for eight lessons? x +y=8 1.5x + y = \$153 this is the part I can't figure out Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 271039: what is the standard form for the equation {8x - 3y = 6-4x} please and thank you Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 271041: y=562x+62 what is the answer i don't get how to to work these out Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 270961: two cars start at the same place and time, and travel in opposite directions. One car is traveling 15kph faster than the other. After 5 hours, the two cars are 275 km apart. Find the speed of each car. Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 271184: Movie tickets for an adult and three children cost \$20. An adults ticket cost \$2 more than a childs ticket. Find the cost of the adult's ticket. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)
 Question 271184: Movie tickets for an adult and three children cost \$20. An adults ticket cost \$2 more than a childs ticket. Find the cost of the adult's ticket. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)
 Question 271184: Movie tickets for an adult and three children cost \$20. An adults ticket cost \$2 more than a childs ticket. Find the cost of the adult's ticket. Click here to see answer by craigt(10)

 Question 270920: Find the larger of two positive integers if one is 2/3 of the other and their difference is 34 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 271376: Tickets for a concert were priced at \$7 for students and \$10 for non-students. There were 2000 tickets sold for a total of \$17,339. How may tickets were sold? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 271380: The plans for an arpartment complex for 438 apartments with each apartment having one, two, or three bedrooms. There were to be 48 more three-bedroom than one-bedroom apartments and the nimber of two bedroom apartments was to be 24 less than 4 times the number of one bedroom apartments . How many apartments of each type were in the plans? Click here to see answer by Stitch(352)

 Question 271351: Jay Leno's collection of cars and motorcycles totals 187. When checks the air in the tires he has 588 tires to check. How many cars and how many motorcycles does he own? Assume that the cars all have four tires and the motorcycles have two. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 271396: 2. Suppose that the width of a rectangle is three feet shorter than length and that the perimeter of the rectangle is 84 feet. a) Set up an equation for the perimeter involving only L, the length of the rectangle. Answer: b) Solve this equation algebraically to find the length of the rectangle. Find the width as well. Answer: Length _____, Width ______ Show your work here: Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 271597: The total cost of 10 gallons of regular gasoline and 15 gallons of premium gasoline is \$32.75. Premium costs \$.20 more per gallon than regular. What is the cost of gallon of each type of gasoline? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 271438: Find two numbers such that twice the first exceeds three times the second by 1, and three times the first exceeds twice the second by 14. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 271964: Adult tickets to the school musical are 45 and student tickets are \$2. There are 300 seats in the auditorium where the musical is being performed. The goal for ticket sales for one performance is at least \$900. Make a graph showing the number of each kind needed to be sold to reach the goal. List three possible equations. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 272068: 1. Four years ago, Katie was twice as old as Anne was then. In 6 years, Anne will be the same age that Katie is now. How old is each now? 2. Adam is 5 years younger than Eve. In one year, Eve will be 3 times as old as Adam was 4 years ago. Find their ages now. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 272063: Jack is twice as old as Jill. In 2 years, Jack will be 4 times as old as Jill was 9 years ago. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 272193: Please help me solve this word problem. Sam's father is 3 times as old as he is. In 6 years, the sum of their ages will be 68. How old is Sam? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 272192: Greetings, I was wondering you could please assist me with how to solve the following problem: Bob just bought a new pedometer & wants to attempt walking a total of 130,000 steps in a 10-day period. Once he starts using it, he realizes that he is out of shape & will need to acclimate slowly to achieve this goal. He decides to start at 4000 steps on the first day & increase by a fixed number of steps each day, over the next 9 days. What is the number of steps that he must increase by each day, in order to achieve the goal of 130,000 total steps in a 10-day period? I thank you in advance for your assistance! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 272373: 85 vehicles with a total of 188 wheels registered for the bike/trike race. How many were bicycles and how many were tricycles? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 272430: How would u solve a systems of equations applications like this one. A class divides into two groups for a science experiment. the first group has five fewer students than the second group. if there are 27 students in the class, how many students are in each group? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 272446: the judges at marcys skating competition gave her scores of 9.6 9.2 9.4 and 9.3 what score would the fifth judge have to give marcy to raise her average score to 9.4 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 266499: 586 people attend a banquet at disney.residents paid \$12.95 and non residents paid \$17.95. if disney made \$9423.70 from ticket sales for the event, how many residents and non residents attended? Click here to see answer by TUBE_AYE(1)

 Question 272540: the sum of three times a number and 7 more than the number is the same as the difference between -11 and twice the number help solve... Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 272641: the tens digit of a two digit number is 5 more than the units digit. five times the units digit is 1 less than twice the tens digit. find the number Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 272702: THE PRODUCT OF THREE NUMBERS IS 945. THE FIRST NUMBER IS 60% OF SECOND NUMBER AND THE THIRD NUMBER IS 7. WHAT IS SECOND NUMBER? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 272869: How do I write and solve an equation for c mows the lawn three times faster than j. How long will it take to finish the job? (do you need the acerage? It would be 2) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)
 Question 272869: How do I write and solve an equation for c mows the lawn three times faster than j. How long will it take to finish the job? (do you need the acerage? It would be 2) Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 272835: One fifth of a number is at most 30. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 272895: 1. The length of a rectangle is 4 times the width. The perimeter is 120cm. Find the width and the length of the rectangle. 2. The length of a rectangle is 7m greater than the width. The perimeter is 110m. Find the length and width of the rectangle. 3. The width of a rectangle is 8cm less than the length. The perimeter is 96cm. Find the length and width of the rectangle. 4. The perimeter of a triangle is 110cm. Side x of the triangle is four times as long as side y. Side z is 2cm longer than side x. Find the length of each side. 5. The first side of a triangle is 6m shorter than the second side. The third side is 3 times as long as the first side. The perimeter of the triangle is 206m. Find the length of each side. 6. The third side of an isosceles triangle is 20m shorter than twice the length of the congruent side. The perimeter is 240m. Find the length of each side. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 272935: what is the interest rate if I invest \$20,000 at the baby's birth in order to have \$100,000 in 18 years Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 272987: For Monday morning's staff meeting, Jim bought 2 bags of bagels and 3 packages of cream cheese and paid \$12.00 (excluding sales tax). For Friday's meeting, he bought 4 bags of bagels and 2 packages of cream cheese and paid \$14.00 (again, excluding sales tax). How much do bags of bagels and packages of cream cheese cost? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 273208: The perimeter of a rectangular field is 110 feet. The length is 7 feet more than twice the width. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 273338: A yardstick measures 0.5 by 2 by 36 inches. How many yardsticks will fit in a box 3.5 inches wide and 36 inches high, if the length of the box is 18 inches? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 273380: Given two statements, write a third statement to complete a valid deductive reasoning argument. Argument: All skyscrapers are tall. The Empire State building is a skyscraper. Therefore, by deductive reasoning, I can conclude, Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 273474: 586 people attend a banquet at Disney. Residents paid \$12.95 and non-residents paid \$17.95. if Disney made \$9423.70 from ticket sales for the event, how many residents and non-residents attended? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 273488: 343 people attend a local play at the private club. Members get tickets for \$2.75, while non-members have to pay \$6.50. If the total gate play came to \$1762, how many ,members & non-members came to the play? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 273583: i'm having troubles with worded linear equations a gardener once noticed that her daffodils were 12cm tall and then that they grew steadily by 1.6cm per day for the next 10 days, how would you write an equation for this ? Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 273787: When Mary's car's tire pressure is 30 pounds per square inch (psi), it averages 20.8 mpg of gasoline. If the tire pressure is increased to 35 psi, the car averages 21.6 mpg of gasoline. If Mary drives an average of 20,000 miles per year, how many gallons of gasoline will she save in one year by increasing her tire pressure from 30 psi to 35 psi (round to the nearest unit)? Show your step by step work! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 273799: The Rocket Coaster has 15 cars, some that hold 4 people some that hold 6 people. There is room for 72 people altogether. How many 4 passenger cars are there? How many 6 passenger cars are there? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 273176: A person on attempting to arrange the chairs for a function in the form of a square found that 4 chairs were left over. When he increased the size of the square by one chair. He found that he was short of 25 chairs. Find the number of chairs. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 273981: A truck and trailer together weigh 7000 lbs. The trailer weighs 200 lbs less than 1/2 as much as the truck. Find each's weight. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)
 Question 273981: A truck and trailer together weigh 7000 lbs. The trailer weighs 200 lbs less than 1/2 as much as the truck. Find each's weight. Click here to see answer by calegebra(14)

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