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 Question 551817: Solve for x in the equation: 8(2x-3)= -16 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 551823: find the value of x when you have these equations 2x+5 5x-3 3x+2 4x-2 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 551831: about 2/3 of an orchestra is made up of string instruments. If 1/5 of the string instruments are violins, what fraction of the orchestra if made up of violins? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 551876: I'm doing the following problem out of a book: ax-b=cx+d. The answer in the back of the book is x=(d+b)/(a+c). I don't get the /(a+c) part. Can you explain in more detail? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 551885: I am having trouble solving this equation: c/5 + 6 = -2 I do not know what to do after I get to the point where c/5 = -8 Thanks for any help you can provide. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 551965: This is really simple, bu ti have been on vacation and totally forget. If the number of professors in a college (p) and the number of students (s), and there are 17 times as many students as professors, write an algebraic equation that shows the relationship? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 552029: The sun room in their home has a width of 12 feet and a length of 15 feet. They plan to enlarge this room by increasing the width x feet so that the new perimeter of the room is 70 feet. What will be the width of the new enlarged sun room? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 551918: Over a 3 day weekend, you take a 592-mile trip. If you average 32 mi/gal on the trip how may gasoline did you use? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 552060: find the slope of each line,the line y=3x-5 Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 552632: Can you you find the value of s in this problem? 14+6=3x-4 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 552651: Solve the equation 3(2x-1)=15 with a justification for each step Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 552661: Homework worksheet (for my 4th grader - but not from the classroom textbook) directions read to "Write each expression as an open sentence." but then the expressions to be rewritten all look like they are already open sentences to me? ie. 7+x=21 50-y=35 s x 12 =84 It's been awhile, but I think the directions are wrong? Thanks for any guidance. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 552684: the width of a rectangle is 9x and the length is 3x + 11 solve for x then find the perimeter. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 552734: Good Afternoon, i just wanted to know how do you get 2/9 of -36 ? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 552810: How do I set up this problem? Mr. Fox invested a sum of money at 6%. He invested a second sum, \$2000.00 less than this sum, at 5%. He invested third sum, which was \$3000.00 less than the first sum, at 3%. His total annual income was \$370.00. Find the amount he invested t each rate. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)