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 Question 758753: I cannot figure this one out. Please help. Thank you. Fertilizer with weed control costing \$30 per 50-pound bag is to be mixed with a less expensive fertilizer costing \$6 per 50-pound bag to make 12 bags of fertilizer that can be sold for \$26 per bag. How many bags of cheaper fertilizer should be used? Click here to see answer by htmentor(806)

 Question 758650: If you where given 200 question for 4hour how many minute will it take you to ansswer 1 question Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 758598: The Golden Cup Coffee Shop sells Hawaiian Kona coffee for \$36.50 per pound and Sulawesi Kalossi coffee for \$13.00 per pound . The coffee shop also makes a homemade blend of these two coffees that sells for \$20.52 per pound (obviously a high-end coffee shop!!). How much of each coffee should they blend together to make a 100 lb bag of the blend? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 758338: You are the manager of a theater. On saturday morning you are going over the ticket sales for Friday evening. A total 750 tickets were sold. the tickets for adults and children sold for \$7.50 and \$4.00, respectively, and the receipts for the performance were \$3808.50. however, your assistant manager did not record how many of each type of tickets were sold. From the information you have, can you determine how many of each type were so Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 758513: calculate the volume of a square-based prism with a base length of 2x+1, and a height of x Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(1108)

 Question 757899: University Theater sold 529 tickets for a play. Tickets cost \$25 per adult and \$15 per Senior Citizen. If total receipts were \$9745, how many senior citizen tickets were sold? Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 758376: please help me solve this equation: Barb ran 200m with the wind in 20s and against the wind in 25s. Find Barb's running speed and the wind speed. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6742)

 Question 758393: Kara's custom tees experienced fixed costs of \$400 and a variable costs of \$4 a shirt. Write an equation that can be used to determine the total expenses enountered by Kara's custom tees. Let x be the number of shirts and let C(x) be the total cost of producing x shirts. C(x) = . Simplify the answer The cost of producing 7 shirts is \$ Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 758328: A number consists of two digits. The digit in the unit's place is less than the digit in the ten's place by 2. If the number is subtracted from 11times the sum of the digits then the digits are reversed. Find the number. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15745)

 Question 758278: After 24 years.i shall be three times as old as i was 4 years ago find my present age Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 758175: In a triangle, the measure of the first angle is twice the measure of the second angle. The measure of the third angle is 28 degrees more than the measure of the second angle. What is the measure of each angle? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6742)

 Question 758202: Please help me solve this word problem: a company buys pens at the rate of \$6.50 per box for the first 10 boxes, \$5.50 per box for the next 10 boxes, and \$4.50 per box for any additional boxes. how many boxes of pens can be bought for \$183.00? Thank you. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6742)

 Question 758215: At the fair, Joey bought 3 burgers and two hot dogs for \$19. Manuel bought 5 burgers and 3 hot dogs for \$30.50. How much are the burgers and hot dogs each? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 758192: 15 times the price of a movie ticket is \$105 Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(1108)

 Question 758049: Remy walked to a friend's house, m miles away, at an average rate of 4 mph. The m-mile walk home was only at 3 mph. Remy spent 2 hours walking in all. Find the value of m. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 758047: two positive numbers have a diference of d.Their reciprocals have a difference of r.Find an expression for their product,xy,in terms of d and r. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 758045: Tickets to a school play cost \$1.50 if bought in advance, and \$2.00 if bought at the door. By selling all 200 of their tickets, the players brought \$360. How many of the tickets were sold in advance? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 758034: Jill earns \$12 per hour more than Jamie; how much does Jill earn per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31487)

 Question 757795: Martin likes watching zombie movies. He predicts that the number of zombie movies, Z, he has seen can be modelled using the formula: Z= 3x - 54 b) Find how old Martin was when he saw his very first zombie movie. c) How many zombie movies does Martin watch each year? d) How old will Martin be when he has watched a total of: 60 zombie movies (ii) 100 zombie movies e)Give two reasons why the results in part (d) could turn out to be wrong when he actually reaches those ages. Click here to see answer by dkppathak(100)

 Question 757654: A boy counts toads at 22/min and then frogs at 18/min. He counts for a total of 4 mins and realizes that he has counted an equal number of toads and frogs. How long did he count toads? I know he counted frogs longer because they are slower. I know he counted toads at 4/min faster. ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)
 Question 757654: A boy counts toads at 22/min and then frogs at 18/min. He counts for a total of 4 mins and realizes that he has counted an equal number of toads and frogs. How long did he count toads? I know he counted frogs longer because they are slower. I know he counted toads at 4/min faster. ? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1763)

 Question 757539: A couple of girls go for a horse race clockwise around the outside of a rectangular field. The rectangular field has 'a' as the shortest side and 'b' as the long side of a rectangle. Mary runs all around the field for a total of 20km. Annabelle only gets half way along the first side marked with 'b' before cutting straight across the field, before heading back to the start. She in total rides for 16 km. What are the dimensions of the field? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15745)

 Question 757538: Joe has a daughter called Jane. The sum of their ages is equal to 54 and the differences between their ages is 22. How old are they? Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 757338: Due to appreciation, the value of a car is now \$4500. This is three-fifths of its original value. Find the original value of the car. Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 757080: a vending machine sells chips at \$0.55 and candy at \$0.75. Last month, the vending machine yielded \$170.00 with the sale of 260 items. How many packages of chips were sold last month? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 757040: Kevin and Randy Muise have a jar containing 43 coins, all of which are either quarters or nickels. The total value of the coins in the jar is \$6.95. How many of each type of coin do they have? Please help! thanks. Click here to see answer by DrBeeee(393)

 Question 756895: A number when divided by 6 is diminished by 40. Find the number. Click here to see answer by KMST(1936)

 Question 756912: AMIT HAD BOUGHT PENS AND PENCILS FOR RS. 345 .A PEN COSTS RS. 5 AND A PENCIL COSTS RS. 2.50 . IF THE TOTAL NO. OF ITEMS IS 108 HOW MANY OF EACH HAD HE BOUGHT\ Click here to see answer by sachi(453)

 Question 756908: There are 46 boys and girls that attend a play. There are 8 more girls than boys. Let X be the number of girls and Y be the number of boys. How many boys and girls attended the dance? Click here to see answer by dkppathak(100)

 Question 756853: Two cyclists start out at the same time, 288 km apart and travel towards each other. If one cyclist travels 8 km/h faster than the other, they meet in 4 hours. Find the speed of each. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 756756: if there are 3 marbles in a jar on day 1 and it is doubled from the day before what equation. can be used? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31487)

 Question 756571: Please help me solve this word equation using two equations and two variables. Al travels 600km in 11h, partly by car at 60km/hr and the rest by train at 50km/hr. How long did he travel by each mode? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15745)

 Question 756504: a man was allowed to spend 12000 naira for a holiday. if he spends 100 naira less per day he would have had opportunity for additional 4 days with the same amount. how many days of holiday were approved for him? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1479)

 Question 756530: The sum of digit of a 2digit number is 9 the number obtained by interchanging the digits exceed the given number by 27 find the given number Click here to see answer by nihar*2013(7)

 Question 756437: Over the weekend, Rachel and Morgan drove to Chicago to go shopping. Now they're preparing to go home. Morgan needs gas for her jeep, which gets 27 miles per gallon for gas mileage. When she stops at the gas station, she already has 8 gallons of gas in her tank. She buys more gas for \$1.50 per gallon. If Morgan spends \$17.50 on gas, what is the total distance the girls could travel? Round, if necessary, to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 756227: The specifications of a solution require 6.5 liters of a 26% solution. There are premixed solutions of 10% and 50%. Write a system of equations in terms of x and y to calculate the number of liters of each premixed solution that you must use to create the specified solution. Solve the system of equations to determine how many liters of each solution you need to use. Number of liters of 10% solution... Number of liters of 50% solution... Someone has ordered 1 liter of 5% solution. Can you create this solution? Explain. Someone else has ordered 3 liters of a 64% solution. Can you create this solution? Explain. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1763)

 Question 755792: A store mixes red fescue worth \$12.oo per pound & chewings fescue worth \$16.00 per pound. Find out how much of each should be used to make a 192 pound mixture. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31487)

 Question 755637: An investor plans to invest \$15,000 at 7.25% compounded continuously. How long will it take to double the investment using A=Pe^rt Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 755489: 4x + 7y = -16 6x - y = -24 solve using elimination method Click here to see answer by pragya.ban@gmail.com(30)

 Question 755186: each bus holds 40 students and 3 teacher and costs \$1200 to rent. Each van holds 8 student and 1 teacher and cost \$100 to rent. The school has at least 400 student wanting to go, but at most 36 teachers. What is the minimum transportation cost? Make V ans equal "x" Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(1763)

 Question 755303: Can you show me how to right down 1 60 th of 20 Dollars Click here to see answer by Cromlix(696)

 Question 755223: I require assistance with this question, "Jim had x Marbles and Won 18. How many does he have now? When Jim counted his marbles he found he had three times as many as when he started. How many did he have to start with?" I believe he has x + 18 in the first question but im confused with what i should do with the second one. Click here to see answer by Menjax(36)

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