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 Question 353643: I have attempted solving this equation a multitude of ways and am not coming up with the correct answer. 2(x+2)^3=100 (x+2)^3=100/2 (x+2)^3*^(1/3)=50*^(1/3) x+2=3.684 x=1.684 Incorrect answer according to book. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 353643: I have attempted solving this equation a multitude of ways and am not coming up with the correct answer. 2(x+2)^3=100 (x+2)^3=100/2 (x+2)^3*^(1/3)=50*^(1/3) x+2=3.684 x=1.684 Incorrect answer according to book. Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 353550: Investments. A self employed contractor nearing retirement made 2 investments totaling \$15,000. In 1 year these investments yielded \$1023 in simple interest. Part of the money was invested at 6% and the rest at 7.5%. How much was invested at each rate ? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 353694: Solve for the specific letter R=nE-nr , for n Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)
 Question 353694: Solve for the specific letter R=nE-nr , for n Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 353948: If Steven can mix 20 drinks in 5 minutes, Sue can mix 20 drinks in 10 minutes, and Jack can mix 20 drinks in 15 minutes, how much time will it take all 3 of them working together to mix 20 drinks? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 353989: help me solve and show how to do it. the answer is in the back of my book, but I want to see how to do it: 2y+10=5y-4y Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 354148: I needhelp setting up this word problem. You have to sell 50 tickets to a fair. Student tickets cost \$3 and adult tickets cost \$5. Let t represent the number of student tickets you sell. Write and simplify an expression in terms of t for the total amount of money you raise for selling 50 tickets. Then use the expression to determine how much money you raise if you sell all 50 tickets and 28 of them are student tickets. I have figured out that if I sell 28 student tickets I will sell 22 adult tickets and I will raise \$194. 50-28=22 28(3) + 22(5) = 194 I just can't figure out what the first equation is. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 354198: In the equation 3(q-2)+2=5q-7-2q what does q equal ? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 354110: I need some help with a word problem please. "Boating. Cody's motorboat took 3 hrs. to make a trip downstream with a 6-mph current. The return trip against the same current took 5 hr. Find the speed of the boat in still water." Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 354462: North Carolina's Native-American population is 22,000 greater than New York's.New York's Native-American population is 187,000 less than Oklahoma's.If the total population of all three is 437,000,find each state's Native-American population. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 354560: Solve the system of equation: x+y+z=-5 2x+3y-2z=8 x-y+4z=-21 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 354797: If you add one-third of a number to the number itself, you get 16. What is the number? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 354804: What is the solution to.... 19 - h- h= -13 how do you do it I got -32 but it isn't right when I check it Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 354807: How many milliliters of a 8% alcohol solution must be added to 12 milliliters of a 33% alcholol solution to produce a 20% alcohol solution? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 354872: (2/5) x G=-14 what is the value of g Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 354912: What is the solution to the equation... 6(3m + 5) = 66? how do you do it? Thanks Click here to see answer by the idiot(2)

 Question 354922: what do the straight lines seperating a math equation mean such as /17-12/ but with the lines being straight Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 354988: How to express the algebraic snetence if you worked 38 hours a week, you earn 8.50 an hour for monday through friday and 12.75 on saturday and you earned 340 that particular week, how many hours did you work on saturday? Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 354987: 8x + 2y + 9 = 8x + ____ + 2y Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)