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 Question 503207: How do you write this as an expression? Tara scored 24 points in her first basketball game and n points in each of the next 4 games. Write an expression for Tara's average points scored. Is it (24+5n)divided by 5? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 503201: How do you solve two-step equations? I tried answering 8 - 5w= -37 and got w=5.8 but when I checked it, it was wrong. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 503209: Ms Gandt is 24 yrs old when brittney is born, in 3 yrs the sum of their age will be 68. How old are they? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 503337: Why is 66/8 the answer to the following math problem 15/-2 - -3/-4. how do I add the numberators in order to get 66 and then simplify to lowest terms which will be 33/4 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 503517: 1) 1/2q-5>3Q This is what i have so far and am stuck. 1q-5>3q 2) 13x-5=x+1 3)Not sure if the answer is right. But I did tried 3/4q+11=4q+37 3q+44=16q+148 16q+148=3q+44 148 +60 16q = 3q+60 -3 -3 13 = 60 Divdie both sides by 13 answer is -4 4) 2/3y-7=5y+19 3y-21=15y+57 15y+57=3y-21 57 +57 15y = 3y-36 -3 -3 12y = 36 divide by 12 on both sides Answer 3 5)5z-3>3z+1 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 503655: A store set the price it sold a pair of jeans for by tripling the amount it had paid for the jeans. After a month, the jeans were marked down by \$5. Two weeks later, the price was divided in half. Finally, the price was reduced \$3, down to \$14.99. How much did the store pay for the jeans? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 503665: ty is paid a commission of \$4 for each magazine subscription he sells. One week, he recieved \$108 in commission. How many subscription did he sell? Click here to see answer by fsankare36(3)

 Question 503717: Hi Guys hoping you can help!!! Change the subject of the following equation from V to h V=1/3 pie r2squared h I hope you can understand what i have written. I am helping my son with his homework but i cannot work this one out. Cheers Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 503714: Hi hoping you can help If w=20 what will t equal in the following equation? w=4t-4 Thank you Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 503830: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them to paint the same house together? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 504105: Solve for u 1 divided by u - 5 = -3 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 504372: find the equation of a line parallel to 2x-5y=10 and passes through the point (-2, -3) IN STANDARD FORM Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 504361: (-3r2 – 4r) + (2r2 + r – 1) Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 504439: Can you please please help my son The formula for the volume of a triangular prism is, were V is the subject: V=(bxh/2)xL: Change the subject of the equation to the height(h). If the volume(V) is 20m3, base(b) is 2m and lenght(L) is 5m, what is the height(h)? Thank you in advanced for your help Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 504592: There were 886 deer caught and tagged in a conservatory. Later 350 more were caught, out of those 350, 175 were already tagged. How many deer are in the conservatory? I can do math but I am seriously lacking on how to form the equation. I think the equation should look like this; 305/175=886/x. However when I do the math I get a crazy answer. Help. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 504666: Pc sells regular keyboards for \$84 and wireless keyboards for \$105. Last week the store sold three times as many regular keyboards as wireless. If total keyboard sales were \$4,998, how many of each type were sold? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 504668: Solve for x: c(x+2)-5=b(x-3) I have several problems like this for my homework and I'm completely stuck. Thanks for the help =) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 504695: Hi I am in the 8th grade and I am not good at algebra at all but I know I have to learn it. Can you help me solve this equation: 3[8+(4+2)]= Can you tell me how to solve this is layman terms because I want to learn how to do it myself. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 505044: how do you solve the equation : 14+3a=-2a-1 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 505201: Solve the following inequality. 2(7 − 2x) ≤ −28 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 505468: How would I work out the two step equations 13=8-5d? I added 8 to both sides and then divided both sides by 5 but, that is wrong. It's what my teacher told me to do. Do I have to act like 5d is -5d? Is the equation adding 8 to 5d? Click here to see answer by Taxie(4)