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 Question 575216: There are 22 chickens and cows on a farm. Together they have 60 legs. How many of each animal are there? Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 575226: There were 610 people at a play. The admission price was 2\$ for adults and 1\$ for children. the admission receipts were 960\$. How many adults and how many children attended Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 576414: one number is 4 more than another number. five times the smaller number equals 3 times the larger number, find the numbers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 576645: the room numbers of two adjacent classrooms are two consecutive even numbers. If their sum is 654, find the classroom numbers. Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 576609: Ration of boys to girls is 9 to 4. you know there are 91 total students. How many of them are boys and how many girls? Thank you Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 576896: what are the five consecutive numbers whose sum is 100 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31519)

 Question 577193: Mina's Catering Service is organizing a formal dinner for 280 people. The hall has two kinds of tables, one that seats 4 people and one that seats 10 people. The hall can contain up to a total of 52 tables. Write and graph a system of inequalities that can be used to determine the possible combinations of tables that can be used for the event so there are enough seats for all the people. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 577270: The ratio of the greatest lenght of lake Erie to the greatest lenght of lake Michigan is 5:6. What is the length of each, if lake michigan is 50 miles longer than lake erie? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 577271: The difference of two numbers is 89. One number is six less than triple the other. What are the two numbers? Thanking you for your help in advance. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 577677: If you purchase a membership for \$175.00 to receive 10% off purchases, how much would you need to spend to pay off the membership? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 577694: Adult tickets for the championship game are usually \$5, but on Seniors' Day, seniors paid \$4. Children's tickets were \$2.50. Sales of 1,800 tickets totaled \$7,425, and children and seniors accounted for one-half of the tickets sold. How many of each ticket was sold? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 577874: A manufacturing company makes two sizes of gizmos: the large size and the small size. It takes 25 minutes of machine time and an hour and 10 minutes of labor to make the small size, and 42 minutes of machine time and 1 hour and 17 minutes of labor to make the large size. Each day the company has 56 hours of labor time and 24.5 hours of machine time available. If all the available time is used, how many gizmos of each size can be made per day? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 577875: The Willey Farm Collective, farmed by several branches of the Willeys, has 4500 acres of land available for raising corn and soybeans. The cost of raising corn is \$42 an acre, while the cost of wheat is \$35 an acre. The Collective's available capital is \$165,200. How many acres of each species should the Collective plant? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 577994: what is 6 less than the product of a number and twelve is eighteen Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 578033: Part A: The inequality whose graph is a shaded half-plane above a horizontal dotted line that intersects the y-axis at -3. Part B: The inequality whose graph is a shaded half-plane below a solid line that represents the equation y = x. Part C: The inequality that represents the half-plane whose points have coordinates that are not the solutions of the inequality 2x + 3y 6. Explain how you found your answer. Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 578199: Please help me solve this. A carpenter gave an estimate of \$980 to build a cover over a patio.His hourly rate is \$28 and he expects to need \$560 in materials. How many hours will the job take? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 578214: the lenght of a rectagle is 3 centimeter more than 3 times the width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 46 centimeters find the dimentions of the rectangle Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 578344: Please help me with this word problem: Your class has rented buses for a field trip. Each bus seats 44 passengers. The rental company's policy states that you must have at least 3 adult chaperones on each bus. Let x represent the number of students on each bus. let y represent the number of adult chaperones on each bus. Write a system of linear inequalities that shows the various numbers of students and chaperones that could be on each bus. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 578357: susan is planning a vacation. the travel agent says the average temperature is 0 degrees celcius what is the equivalent farenheit temperature? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 578357: susan is planning a vacation. the travel agent says the average temperature is 0 degrees celcius what is the equivalent farenheit temperature? Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 578444: Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 80 miles per hour and train B is traveling at 84 miles per hour. Train A passes a station at 3:10 pm. If train B passes the same station at 3:40 pm, at what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 578251: In a white water relay race, one kayak team averaged 26 km/h downstream but only 6 km/h upstream in the white water course. What was the rate of the kayak in still water? What was the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 578532: A car rents for 50\$ a day plus 20 cents a mile. You are on a daily budget of 88\$. What mileage will allow you to stay within your budget? Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 578486: john and claudia smith recently drove 231 1/4 miles on 12 1/2 gallons of gas. calculate how many miles per gallon they got in there car. the life expectancy of a circulating coin is 30 years. the life expectancy of a circulating dollar bill is only 1/20 as long. find the life expectancy of circulating paper money. simplfy A recipe for chocolate cookies calls for 2 1/3 cups of flour. if you are making 1 1/3 recipes, how many cups of flour needed? The number of cups of flour needed to make 1 1/3 recipes of chocolate cookies is? simplfy Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 578653: A motel rents rents double rooms at \$75 per night and single rooms at \$64 per night. one night, the income from renting double and single rooms was \$2,244. if the number of single rooms rented was three less than two times the number of rooms rented, how many rooms of each kind were rented? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 579126: Your science test is worth 100 points and contains 38 questions.There are two-point and five-point questions on the test.How many of each type of question are on the test? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)
 Question 579126: Your science test is worth 100 points and contains 38 questions.There are two-point and five-point questions on the test.How many of each type of question are on the test? Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 579833: if henry has 45 nickels and dimes totaling \$2.90, write an equation that can be used as part of a system of equations to determine how many nickels (n) and dimes (d) henry has. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 579946: Tim and Judy mix two kinds of feed for pedigreed dogs. They wish to make 35 pounds of feed worth \$0.36 per pound by mixing one kind worth \$0.18 per pound with another worth \$0.53 per pound. How many pounds of the cheaper kind should they use in the mix? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 580330: The difference between two numbers is 9. Find the numbers, if their sum is 46. Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 580504: One square foot of farm land requires four seeds. At this rate, how many seeds will be required to plant ten square yards? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 580726: Please help me solve this word problem: In 1996, the cost of a specific product is 72.95. In 2001, it costs 98.70. How much will it cost in 2010? I have to write a linear equation to model the situation and then use it to answer the questions. The problem Im having is just setting up the equation right. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 581163: Statistician How many liters of water must be mixed with 20 liters of a 90% alcohol mixture so that the alcohol content of the mixture is reduced to 50%? Statistician Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 581148: venu and renu's ages are in the ratio of 4 : 5, 6 years hence their ages are 5:6 find the present ages Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)