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 Question 24240: what is the formula for solving equation -50t+10=35? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 24267: how do i find the value of "y" -7y - 2 = 68 Click here to see answer by snowwolf11(1)

 Question 24350: If possible I need help with the following problems. Thank you for your help. (5-6y)(3y²-y-7) and Office Space: The length of a professors office is x feet, and the width is x+4 feet. Write the polynomial that represents the area. Find the area if x=10ft Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 24501: how do you solve two-step equations. Can you give me an example using a two-step equation involving a fraction? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 24560: I am having difficulty with 2 step equations reading the wording and then translating it to numbers. question: The difference of 8 and the quotient of a number and 6 is 9. this is what I tried x divided by 8 +6=9 and my answer was x=24 am I correct thanks in advance Dave H. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 24560: I am having difficulty with 2 step equations reading the wording and then translating it to numbers. question: The difference of 8 and the quotient of a number and 6 is 9. this is what I tried x divided by 8 +6=9 and my answer was x=24 am I correct thanks in advance Dave H. Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 24628: hi it's me again you must be thinking "man, this girl is dumb" yeah well you wouldn't be the first to think or say that. but anyway back to my Q it is 11.7 + -2x = x the answer is 3.9 = x i didn't do the work on this one either. please help!i don't c how you can get to the answer although it's probabl so simple but that wouldn't suprise me i totally SUCK @ math well Cya signed a very troubled 8th grader. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 24669: How do you do problems like 2 to the 3rd power x 2 to the 2nd power? Also how do u do x to the 5th power x x to the 2nd power? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 24734: I REALLY NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS, ITS DUE TOMORROW AND I CANT SEEM TO GET THE ANSWERS TO THESE PROBELMS.. THANKS! 1) y=-3(x+5)^2-4 a)Find the cordinates of the vertex b)Find the equation of the axis of symmetry c)Find the equation - 2) Write in vertex form y=2x^2+12x-3 - 3)For the quadrate relation 2x^2+x-15=0 a)Determine the number of roots b)Solve - 4)Describe and transform y=x^2 to obtain the graph of y=1/2(x+6)^2+12 - 5)Graph the following quadratic below a)y=(x+2)^2-1 b)y=-2(x+3)^2 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 24770: Having trouble with this one. This is as far as I got in solving this literal equation: Solve:S=2wh+2wl+2lh,solve for h S-2wh-2wl=2lh but then I got confused because the answer is h= s-2wl/2w+2l Can you please help me figure out how they got to this answer? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)
 Question 24770: Having trouble with this one. This is as far as I got in solving this literal equation: Solve:S=2wh+2wl+2lh,solve for h S-2wh-2wl=2lh but then I got confused because the answer is h= s-2wl/2w+2l Can you please help me figure out how they got to this answer? Click here to see answer by daleswift(2)

 Question 24769: Having trouble solving this one because the answer is n=pv/rt PV=nRT, solve for t Can you help solve or is this a typo? Solving for t but answer is n=? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 24791: Im not sure what I did wrong because my signs are different than the answers. equation a(p-3t)=d, solve for t I did: ap-3ta=d -3ta=d-ap my answer: t= d-ap/-3a the answer: t=ap-d/3a Why do the signs change and does the order of the terms have to be in a certain order? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 24814: A computer repair bill was \$225. This included \$75 for parts and \$50 for each hour of labor. Find the number of hours of labor. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)
 Question 24814: A computer repair bill was \$225. This included \$75 for parts and \$50 for each hour of labor. Find the number of hours of labor. Click here to see answer by chripchrip(6)

 Question 24817: A sailing race takes place on a 300m course. The second leg of the course is 100 m longer that the first and the third leg is 100 m longer than the second. How long is the second leg? Neil is 4 years older that Andrea If Neil was twice as old as Andrea four years ago how old was Andrea? Twicw the sum of two consecutive integers is 42. What are the two integers? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 24807: How do I do Elimination using multiplication. I'm in the 9th grade my book is the Glencoe Mathematics Algebra 1. Can you please help me and e-mailme back explaining this to me in detail thanks ALOT this website is very helpful and agai thanks alot. from Christina 1-18-06 PLEASE EXPLAIN VERY DETAILED thanks. Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 24804: How do I do Elimination using Multiplacation? It is a bunch of numbers and letters with signs and I don't understand it at all. Can you help me? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)