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 Question 16709: Traceling downstream, a boat covers a distance of 27 kilometers in 3 hrs. Traveling upstream it taks the boat twice at mush time to cover 2/3s of the dist. Find the reat of the boat in still water and the rate of the current. Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 16909: Please help my daughter with the following problem: The second of two numbers is 4 more than the first. The sum is 56. find the numbers. Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 17469: a suspension bridge with weight uniformly distributed along its length has twin towers that extend 75 meters above the road surface and are 400 meters apart. The cables are parabolic in shape and are suspended from the tops of the towers. the cables touch the road surface at the center of the bridge. Find the height of the cables at a point 100 meters from the center, assume the road is level.? Please help. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 17641: Hi there, I really need some help with solving word problems! Here is the question: The sum of Louise's age and Todd's age is 34 years. Five years ago, the sum of twice Louise's age and three times Todd's age was 61 years. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by arunpaul(104)

 Question 17643: If possible, I would love some help with this problem. I need to be able to solve it with substitution. I am able to do substitution but the only problem I have is finding the equations within the problem. Thanks so much in advance! Here is the question: Kelly invested her savings of \$4800. She invested part in mutal funds, at 9% per year an the rest in GIC's, at 10% per year. At the end of the yera ,the interest from the mutual funds investment was \$43 less than the interest from the GIC investment. How much was invested in each type of investment? Click here to see answer by IA(6)

 Question 17693: make up a word problem that you can solve using a linear system with solution of(5,35) Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 17692: make up a word problem that you can solve using a linear system with solution of(5,35) Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 17710: If the length of a rectangular parking lot is 10 tard less than twice its width. if the perimeter of the lot is 400 yrads, what are its dimention? Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 17720: A rectangular field is three times as long as it is wide. if the perimeter of the field is 400 yards, what are the field`s dimentions? Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 17717: To pass a course, you most have a final average of at least 60%. If a student sroures 42 and 74 on the first two test, what must be earned on the third test to pass the course? Click here to see answer by undi(1)

 Question 17957: a pair of shoes that now sells for \$63 has been marked up 40%. find the markup on the pair of shoes. Click here to see answer by ivy12003(22)

 Question 17968: translate"the sum of five times the square of y and the square of x into a mathematical expression. Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 17967: the sum of three-fourths of a number and two is eight.find the number Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)
 Question 17967: the sum of three-fourths of a number and two is eight.find the number Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 18058: a boy has 7 more dimes than quarters. The total value of the coins is \$4.90. Find the number of dimes and quarters. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 17952: a markup rate of 40% was used on a basketball with a selling price of \$82.60. find the cost of the basketball. Click here to see answer by ivy12003(22)

 Question 17953: a tennis racket that regularly sells for \$135 is on sale for 25% off the regular price. find the sale price. Click here to see answer by ivy12003(22)

 Question 18071: Jen works 7 hours a week more than Ben. Jen worked as much in 4 weeks as Ben works in 6 weeks. How many hours does each work per week? Click here to see answer by kunal_122(19)

 Question 18427: i need help on this system of equation word problem alls i need is the equation and i'll be able to answer it my self. I know the first part of the problem but the second part i dont know. problem: one number is 6 more than another number. i know this part its X+6=Y The second part is: the sum of the numbers is 1 more than 3 times theier difference. This part i do not know its pretty confusing to me so if u could just give me the equation and ill be able to solve it from there. Thankyou so much Click here to see answer by MelanieBCC(40)
 Question 18427: i need help on this system of equation word problem alls i need is the equation and i'll be able to answer it my self. I know the first part of the problem but the second part i dont know. problem: one number is 6 more than another number. i know this part its X+6=Y The second part is: the sum of the numbers is 1 more than 3 times theier difference. This part i do not know its pretty confusing to me so if u could just give me the equation and ill be able to solve it from there. Thankyou so much Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 18285: a rectangular yard has a total perimeter of 220 feet. the widths of the yard are each 30 feet shorter than the lengths of the yard. what are the dimensions of the yard? Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

 Question 18137: translate "the quotient of a number and seven is two" into an equation and solve. Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 18139: translate "the difference between twelve times a number and the number" into a mathematical expression. Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 18140: a grocery store is selling hamburger for \$1.89 per pound. this is \$.28 less than the price at a competitor's store. find the price at the competitor's store. Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 18147: translate "the difference between twelve times a number and the number" into a mathematical expression. thank-you for your help! Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 19164: Nine cartons of juice cost the same as five fruit cups. Also, one fruit cup costs 50 cents more than one bowl of soup, while one bowl of soup costs 50 cents more than one carton of juice. What would be the cost of each item; a carton of juice, a fruit cup, and a bowl of soup? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 19227: If k does not equal 0 and 3*k=6*(2k),what is the value of k? Click here to see answer by sukusu(21)

 Question 19319: carl bought 3 packages of cookies and 2 bags of potato chips for \$3.65. later he bought 2 more packages of cookies and 5 more bags of potato chips for \$4.23. Find the price of a package of cookies and the price for a bag of potato chips. You must set up an appropriate system of equations to work this problem. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 19404: Find the measure of an angle whose supplement measures 38 degrees less than three times its complement. Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 19725: could someone please help me out! i need to translate a problem into a mathematical expression translate "nine less than the total of five and a number" thanks for your help!!!!!! Click here to see answer by MelanieBCC(40)

 Question 19735: Jordan builds a model '52 Mustang. If the model car is 7 inches long and the scale is 1:18, how long would the real mustang be? Click here to see answer by MelanieBCC(40)

 Question 20007: Points A,B,C and D lie on the same line and in that order. The ration of AB to AC is 1/4 and the ration of BC is 1/2. Find the ratio of AB to CD. I have no idea how to even start! Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 20244: Can you show me how to plot y=x+2 on a graph Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 20440: Please help with all the steps shown. I have been agonizing over this one. Thanks in advance:) Wal-Mart sells thermometers (\$2)and hot-water bottles (\$6). In December, Wal-Mart's total sakes were \$1200. Customers bought 7 times as many thermometers as hot-water bottles. How many of each did Wal-Mart sell? Click here to see answer by mmm4444bot(95)

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