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 Question 96542: Can someone tell me if there are "like terms" in this equation? 12rt - 10r + 18t Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 96542: Can someone tell me if there are "like terms" in this equation? 12rt - 10r + 18t Thanks Click here to see answer by dramesha(2)

 Question 96672: Could you please help me with this problem? A 10-ft-long stem of bamboo is broken in such a way that its tip touches the ground 3 ft. from the base of the stem. What is the height of the break? I tried using the pythagorean theorem and plug in different numbers, but I was not able to find a solution. Thanks! Click here to see answer by 415451421245415(1)

 Question 96677: the formula for the time atraffic light remains yellow is t=1/8s +1, where t is the time in second and s is the speed limit in mph a.solve the equation for s b.what is the speed limit at a traffic ligth that remains yellow for 4.5 seconds Click here to see answer by anjali_yamini(27)

 Question 96675: Could you please help me with this question? A bank loaned out \$12,000, part of it at a rate of 8% per year and the rest at the rate of 18% per year. If the intrest received totaled \$1000, how much was loaned at 8%? I will be honest that I had no idea where to start with this problem. Thanks!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 96674: Could you please help me with this question? A stained glass window is being designed in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle. The width of the window is to be 3 ft. but the height is yet to be determined. If 24 ft^2 of glass is to be used, find the height. I know that you have to figure out the sides or something like that, but to be honest I really have no idea where to start at this problem. THanks!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 96771: How do I solve this equation: x2 + 2x – 8 = 0. Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 96770: How do I prove/disprove this? If points A, B, and C lie on a coordinate line and points A and B have coordinates 15 and 7 respectively, then which of the possible coordinates for point C satisfy(ies) d(A, C) < d(B, C)? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 96770: How do I prove/disprove this? If points A, B, and C lie on a coordinate line and points A and B have coordinates 15 and 7 respectively, then which of the possible coordinates for point C satisfy(ies) d(A, C) < d(B, C)? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 96772: How can I Find the solutions to the equation: x− 5/x = 4 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 96866: DataNet plans to lay off 10% of its employees in its programming division and 15% of its employees in its IT division. If altogether 12% of the 3000 employees in these two divisions will be laid off, then how many employees are in each division? So I get total laid off employees is 360 (12%*3000), but can't seem to figure out the number of employees in each division. Have tried several possibilites, none of which are correct. Would love help with the correct formulation of the equation, which I can probably solve. Thank you. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 96874: Find the equation of the line that passes through the points (1,-1) and (-2,-7). Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 96880: I'm stumped. I tried multiplying by 3 to isolate the 2x, and tried combining fractions then dividing, but none of my attempts have been right. Can anyone help please? Solve the inequality. Write the solution set in interval notation. -2/3 >= 2x/3 - 3/4 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 96880: I'm stumped. I tried multiplying by 3 to isolate the 2x, and tried combining fractions then dividing, but none of my attempts have been right. Can anyone help please? Solve the inequality. Write the solution set in interval notation. -2/3 >= 2x/3 - 3/4 Click here to see answer by coyote(32)

 Question 96479: Write the verbal sentence as an inequality. Then solve the inequality Five plus a number is at least 16 Can someone help with this equation? Click here to see answer by coyote(32)

 Question 96936: I have a problem I don't have a clue on how to solve? If I could get some help I'd appreciate it very much. My last question was never answered that I can see, so if someone could help me I'd be very greatful. Solve: |7x-4|=10 ? Thank you Click here to see answer by mathslover(135)

 Question 96540: I need to simplify and then evaluate given the value of the variable. 6(3a + 4) + 5(4a - 2) when a = 5 Thanks for help Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 97132: 7(3x + 4) = 8(2x + 5) + 13 2(x - 3) - 3(x + 5)= 3(x - 2) - 7 3x - 5(3x - 7)= 2(x + 9) + 45 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 97151: Find two consecutive odd integers such that 3 times the first integer is 5 more than twice the second. Please help me figure this one out. I also would like to no if there is a way that I can check to see if the question I am about to ask is not already been answered somewhere? Can I search the web site some how? Could you tell me how if it is possible? Thank you Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 97050: question 1 Find a linear model and use it to make a prediction 7. A 2 mile cab ride costs \$5.25. A 5 mile cab ride cost \$10.50. How much does a 3.8 mile cab ride cost? I figured out the answer is y=1.75x+1.75 But I have no idea how to solve it. Question 2 Suppose f(x)= 2x+5 and g(x)= -1/3x + 2 find each value. (Hint: For 2g(x), find g(x) first and then mulitiply the result by 2 54. f(-2) / g(f(-2)+1) Click here to see answer by mathslover(135)