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 Question 334340: 25m^3+30m^2+20m\5m^2= Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334470: I have a story problem using d=rt, where is the distance, r is the rate and t is the time. Suppose you are traveling at an average of 55 miles per hour to your sisters house, and return at an average of 65 miles per hour. The total driving time is 12 hours. How far, in miles did you travel? The only option that even comes close to the answer I get is 660. I can not figure out how. Please help!! thanks so much! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)
 Question 334470: I have a story problem using d=rt, where is the distance, r is the rate and t is the time. Suppose you are traveling at an average of 55 miles per hour to your sisters house, and return at an average of 65 miles per hour. The total driving time is 12 hours. How far, in miles did you travel? The only option that even comes close to the answer I get is 660. I can not figure out how. Please help!! thanks so much! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 334498: -3x-4x+5x=18 Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 334431: -5(1-5x)+5(-8x-2)=-4-8x Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 334506: -11x+2+10x+2x=9 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 334521: 5x + 2 = 32 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 334377: 1. Bruce, an appliance salesman, earns a commission of \$50 for each washing machine he sells and \$100 for each refrigerator. Last month he earned \$500 in commissions. Find all possibilities for the number of each kind of appliance he could have sold. 2. Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 334637: 27= 9(5x-2)-30x Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 334627: what is the answer to this equation? 5+ g/9=13 Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 334624: What does "x" represent? 7x+3=21 Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 334573: Kendra pays \$132 for shoes and clothes. The clothes \$54 more than the shoes. How much do the shoes cost? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 334651: 2x-6=18 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 334730: How do you solve this equation? Thank you so much. 7+3x/4 = -x/8 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 334732: two numbers differ by 7. their sum is 185. what are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 334790: divide & simplify: (9x^2-4/12x^2-3x)/(6x+4/4x-1) Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334859: please write in interval notation Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334801: Arlene wishes to invest \$5000. If she invests part at 7% simple interest, part at 6%, and receives a total of \$332 after one year, how much does she invest in each rate? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334918: 5x+3=6-2x I got x=3/7 but now i need to know how to "use a graphing utility to verify my solution." Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334921: 17+y/y + 32+y/y = 100 i have no idea how to get started or even remotely what my answer should look like? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334948: 7 * [ 2 (1 - 5) + 3 ] how do i sovle this ? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 334947: |3w| = 15 how do i sovle this ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334940: z-3/2=7 how do i sovle this ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334943: 9/5m = 3/10 how do i sovle this ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334944: 1/3s + 7 = s + 1 how do i sovle this ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334963: 5x-7=10x+8 Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 334946: 5-2x=3x-7+25 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335027: I have the answer to my equation, i just don't know how to solve it My Equation: 6=1-2n+5 I know the answer is N=0 But i can't remember how to solve it, please help Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 335064: Someone please show me how to do these so I can help my son -1/5y=-6 3/4z= -5 1/2 -2/3t=72 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335076: how do i solve 2x-8=2 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335085: how do i solve 6x+12-4=-10 Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335080: -x/3=4/9 Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335103: 6x+12-4=-10 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 335119: A store had a 4gigabyte flash on sale with 40% off for \$18.90, how much was it prior to the sale price. Please explained the equation Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335000: What is an equation for the following word problem? Lois rode her bike to visit a friend. She traveled at 10 mi/h. While she was there, it began to rain. Her friend drove her home in a car traveling at 25 mi/h. Lois took 1.5 h longer to go to her friend's than to return home. How many hours did it take Lois to ride to her friend's house? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 335166: I need to factor 3x squared +2x -8 Click here to see answer by tinbar(128)

 Question 333981: I am stuck! /-12/-/-17/= Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335218: 2x - 6y + 2z - 5x - 3y + 8z Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 335223: x/2 + x/5 = 5/4 can I see this problem worked out and then checked? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 335223: x/2 + x/5 = 5/4 can I see this problem worked out and then checked? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 335209: -1/2y + 4 = -9/10y + 2/5 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335236: find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points (1/6,1/3) and 5/6,5). Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 335232: Homework problem : x/2 + x/5 = 5/4 I solved the problem by finding the LCD = 20 20(x/2) + 20(x/5) = 20(5/4) Next I did the multiplication which came out to 10x + 4x = 25 Then I added on the right side 14x = 25 And finally I divided 14x/14 = 25/14 x = 25/14 Is this right? and how do I check it? The plugging in the number for x is what I'm having trouble with, because I know you can't do (25/14)/2. I need to get the same answer on both sides of the equal sign (ex. y = y) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 335266: a school sold 200 tickets to a play. Ticket prices were \$8.00 per adult and \$5 per child. If the total sales for the tickets dcame to \$1414, how many children's tickets were sold? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 335269: a bank teller has 125 \$10 and \$5 bills to start a day. If the total value of the bills was \$1000, how many \$5 bills did the teller have? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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