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 Question 459866: (-5,-2),(5,4) Graph the line containing the given pair of points and find the slope. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 459938: I'm 46 and am trying to refresh my algebra.... How would I solve this by using substitution or the addition-or- subtraction method? 2m=n-3 3m=2n-9 Thanks Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)
 Question 459938: I'm 46 and am trying to refresh my algebra.... How would I solve this by using substitution or the addition-or- subtraction method? 2m=n-3 3m=2n-9 Thanks Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 459929: I'm 46 years old and trying to refresh my algebra x+1/6 = 4/3 Thanks Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 459930: I'm 46 and trying to refresh my algebra skills. How would I write an equation for the line going through the points (3,2) and (-2,4) Thanks Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 459874: Find the intercepts of each equation. Then graph. x-2y=6 Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 459969: During one year, the Hills' real estate bill included \$413 for miscellaneous services. Of this amount, 8% went to the local homeless shelter. How much money did the homeless shelter receive? show work please. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 459872: Find the coordinates of the y-intercept and x-intercept, in that order. 4y-7=3x Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 459967: Simplify and show all work. (100 - 3 * 4) / (4^2 / 2^3 - (-5)^2) Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 460081: Hello, I have a problem that I am working on but I have two answers. Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong. The problem is: solve by x: x^2+14x+4=0 my first answer is: 7sqrt 5, 7-sqrt 5 my second answer is: -7-3 sqrt 5, 3 sqrt 7 I am so lost, please help. Thanks Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 460138: If then z is equal to ? I know the answer is . Please explain the method. Thanks! Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 460139: Rs 5625 is divided among A,B and C so that A may receive 1/2 as much as B and C together receive and B receives 1/4 of what A and C together receive.The share of A is more than that of B by? Options are a)rs 750 b)Rs 1500 c)Rs 775 d)Rs 1600 Answer is rs 750 Please explain the method Thanks! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 460289: Word problem : The total number of Democrats and Republicans in the U.S House of Representatives during the 109th session was 434. There were 30 more Republicans than Democrats . How many members of each party were there ? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 460283: Word problem : In the 2006 -2007 NBA regular season , the Phoenix Suns won 19 more than twice as many games as they lost . he Suns played 82 games . How many wins and losses did the team have ? Click here to see answer by MathOclock(6)

 Question 460444: I need help again to solve by elimination method. can someone help me please. 3x+6y=39 7x-6y=-49 I am still not getting this, Thank you so much for your help Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 460290: word problem In the 2007 regular baseball season , the Boston Red Sox won 36 less than twice as many games as they lost . They played 162 regular season games. How many wins and losses did the team have ? Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 460281: Please help me write this equation. Latoya Smith is a buyer for a large manufacturing company. She can purchase 200 pound of chemicals for \$95. She can also purchase mixing vats for \$400 each. Sales tax on all products is 6% fo the total cost of the order. Shipping cost for her order will be a flat \$30. Question: This month she does not yet know how many mixing vats she will need to order. Let y= number of mixing vats required. Write an equation using y that she can use to determine the total amount of her order. Assume no chemicals are ordered, only vats. Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 460088: Q2: Translate into an algebraic expression: "The product of some number and five subtracted from eight" Q3: Solve the formula P = 2L + 2W for L Q4: Solve for x: x 3 x ) Q6: After a 60% reduction, a skirt is on sale for \$34. What was the original price? Q8: Find all numbers such that the sum of the number and 12 is greater than three times the number. Click here to see answer by simranb(55)
 Question 460088: Q2: Translate into an algebraic expression: "The product of some number and five subtracted from eight" Q3: Solve the formula P = 2L + 2W for L Q4: Solve for x: x 3 x ) Q6: After a 60% reduction, a skirt is on sale for \$34. What was the original price? Q8: Find all numbers such that the sum of the number and 12 is greater than three times the number. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 459318: If a salesperson receives 7,500 for selling a house for 120,000, how much will he make if he sells one for 150,000? How would I solve this? Thank You Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 459041: Instruction: Choose a variable and write an equation for each problem. The difference between twice a number and thirty is 20. What is the number. Is it 2n-30=20? Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 459833: The width of a rectangle is three fourths of the length. The perimeter of the rectangle becomes 50 cm when the length and the width are each increased by 2 cm. Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 458874: Simplify the expression if possible: 8x/40 ok this a hard problem help thank you and please Click here to see answer by simranb(55)

 Question 460502: a rope is cut in half and 1/2 is discarded. From the remaining half, 1/4 is cut off and discarded. What fraction of the original rope is left? thanks Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 460505: I need to solve this by completing the square..not the quad. formula 7x squared + 3x -4=0 Thanks for your help! Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 460570: Help? Factor the expression by grouping. Show your work. 24q^7 – 42q^4r + 36q^3r^2 – 63r^3 Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 460632: an equation for the word problem mike and steve have wallets with 5 and tens in them with a total of 20 bills and if the 20 bills add up to a total of \$130.. Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 460675: i need help working out a problem. e/2 + 7 = 4e Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 460793: How would you solve (2x+5)(x+1)=-1. I know I need to get the -1 on the other side, and make it equal zero, and I have a feeling I need to FOIL it out and then do trial and error to solve, but all the solutions I get aren't working. I don't need the answer in graph form. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 460890: 10y - (6y + 4) = (3 - 5y) + 10 Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 460913: A salesperson's weekly paycheck is 25% more than her coworker's paycheck. The two paychecks total \$695. Find the amount of each paycheck. Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 460949: Solve the following system of equations. Please show your work to receive full credit. x - y = 10 2x + y = 2 Part 2: Explain which method you chose to solve the system and why you felt it was the best choice. Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 460990: I need help i have no idea how to do this question 3x + 4= -2(x + 3) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

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