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 Question 122886: Twice the sum of a number and 5 is equal to three times the difference of the number and 6. Can you help me find the number? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 122891: The left and right page numbers of an open book are two consecutive integers who sum in 239. Find the page numbers....please smaller page number__________ larger page number _________ Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 122894: A 48 inch board in to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is twice as long as the first, and the third piece in 3 times as long as the first. If x represents the length of the first, find the lengths of all three 1st_____________ 2nd________________ 3rd_____________ I greatly appreciate it if you could help me Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 122892: The room numbers of two adjacent classrooms are two consecutive odd numbers. If their sum is 284, what are the classroom numbers? Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 122906: Substitute the given values into the formula, and solve for the unknown variable. A=bh; A=60, h=12 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 123071: Find numbers a and b so that x^2+4x+9=(x+a)^2+b Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 123126: What is the formula to solve this equation: Six men can build a house in 3 days. Assuming that all the workmen work at the same rate, how many men would it take to build the house in 1 day? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 123131: Is there a formula to answer this question. A man paints a house in 12 hours. He paints another in 29 hours. How many hours altoogether? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)
 Question 123131: Is there a formula to answer this question. A man paints a house in 12 hours. He paints another in 29 hours. How many hours altoogether? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6625)

 Question 123221: Bob the bricklayer can complete a stone wall in 8 hours. Butch the bricklayer can finish the wall in 5 hours. If the two work together on the wall, how long will it take them to complete it? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 123297: May I have some help with the following problem? Suppose that each point in the coordinate plane is shifted 4 units to the right and 3 units upward. (a) What point is shifted to (1, 3)? (b) The point (a, b) is shifted to what new point? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 123381: 2a+7=5 Not sure if this is an equation or not can you tell me please. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6625)
 Question 123381: 2a+7=5 Not sure if this is an equation or not can you tell me please. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 123463: May I please have some help finding the area? Draw the parallelogram with vertices A(8, 5), B(17, 5), C(12, 10), and D(21, 10) on a coordinate plane. Find the area of the rectangle Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 123532: what is the sum of twice a number and seven is thirty two? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 123561: David has 3 more dimes than nickels. He loses 2 dimes then counts his money and finds he has \$3.10. How many nickels does David have? I keep getting a fraction with this. Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 123466: Can I please have some help with this problem? Find the point that is one-fourth of the distance from the point P(-2, 2) to the point Q(6, 9). Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 123674: Find an equation of the line that passes through the points (0,0), (0,10). I get 0 as a slope so it's undefined and I don't know what to do next. Thanks! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 123584: please help me to solve this: If two numbers are both increase by ten there product is increase by 550. if twice the smaller number exceeds the larger by 15, find the numbers. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 123769: x+1.2=1.6=5.7 I need to show how I arrive at my answer. I am totally confused. I believe the answer is 2.9 but have to show how to get that answer!!!! Thank You Francine Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 123851: I need some help solving this problem. Can someone help me? u^2+5u+7u+35 Thanks Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 123858: My daughter is having trouble with equations. PLEASE help us solve this problem step by step so we can figure out the other 30 she has to do. h-9=2h-1 Thanks, Angie Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)
 Question 123858: My daughter is having trouble with equations. PLEASE help us solve this problem step by step so we can figure out the other 30 she has to do. h-9=2h-1 Thanks, Angie Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 123859: Solve by using principle of 0 products. t(t+5)=0 Thanks Click here to see answer by johnnico6426(16)

 Question 123922: For this type of excercise what is the procedure? (3x+1)(5-10x)>0 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 123950: Find the x-intercepts. y = x2 – 4x + 4 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)