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 Question 134002: for the pie chart 37 people picked juice A, 32 people picked juice B, and 21 people picked juice C.. so what is the probability that a person chosen at random chose juice B? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)
 Question 134002: for the pie chart 37 people picked juice A, 32 people picked juice B, and 21 people picked juice C.. so what is the probability that a person chosen at random chose juice B? Click here to see answer by andishmonkeygirl(3)

 Question 134782: Okay, I have a percentage equation. It says: The price of a hammer increased by 25% and became \$8.00. What was the original price of the hammer? I did 25/100=8/x and cross-multiplied. Then I had 800=25x. I divided by 25 and got x=32, which meant the original price was \$32, which is impossible because it increased to be \$8. Please help me! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 134882: Given the interest formula, I=r.p.t solve the following for I. assume that time is in years. Round your answer to the nearest cent. r=17%, p=\$2210, t=23 months. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 134888: what is \$450 if on sale at 33%, what is the sale price?? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 134890: what is \$450 on sale at 33% discount, what is the sale price? Click here to see answer by luis(2)

 Question 134893: what is the price \$900 and goes up by 17%, what is the new price? Click here to see answer by luis(2)

 Question 135409: If three people invest in a business and one puts in 300, one puts in 900, and one puts in 700, how do you divide up 95 in profit based on there investment? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 135769: L=MN,what is the percentage increase in L if M increases by 15% and N increases by 20% ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 135960: how do you work out the percentage of an area on a pie chart? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 136051: how much is a five percent raise of 19,000? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 136051: how much is a five percent raise of 19,000? Click here to see answer by dbashant(7)

 Question 136617: A wholesaler wants to blend coffee containing 35% caffeine with a coffee containing 15% caffeine to produce a 500 pound blend of coffee containing 18% caffeine. How much of each type of coffee is required? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 137197: i need to find the simple interest prinipal: \$21,ooo rate:5.25% time: 18 years thanks for helping Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138212: During a sale, a dress decreased in price from \$402.73 to \$342.32. Find the percent decrease in the price of the dress Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138322: Travis Thompson uses his credit card to obtain a cash advance of \$600 to pay for his textbooks in medical school. The interest rate charged for the loan is 0.04205% per day. Travis repays the money plus the interest after 24 days. When he rapaid the loan, how much did he pay the credit card company? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 138380: HELP!!! use the compounded interest formula above to compute the total amount after 3000 is invested at 4% over 2 years compounded daily. (use n = 360) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138379: At the time of her grandsons birth, a grandmother deposits 4000 in an account that pays 6.5% compounded monthly. What will be the value of the account at the child's twenty-first birthday, assuming that no other withdrawls or deposits were made during this period? thanks u Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 138341: how do you solve 3 is 0.2 percent of what number Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 139379: A portable paint compressor is priced at \$196.50. If the sales tax rate is 5.5%, what is the tax? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 139390: John Smith received a \$1750 annual raise from the state of Ohio. If his salary was \$25,000 before the raise, FIND: a. What percent raise did he receive? b. What is his annual pay? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 139584: if 70% of my grade is a 97, what does the other 30% need to be to add up to a grade of 90? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

 Question 139582: if 70% of my grade is a 97, what does the other 30% need to be to add up to a grade of 90? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

 Question 139580: if 70% of my grade is a 97, what does the other 30% need to be to add up to a grade of 90? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

 Question 139581: if 70% of my grade is a 97, what does the other 30% need to be to add up to a grade of 90? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8906)

 Question 139628: Abberations decreased by 92% from the first to the second sample. If only 6 abberations were noted in the second sample, how many abberations were noted in the first field sample? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 139642: A population grows at a rate of 8% per year forever. The population starts at 100. What is the size of the population at the end of year n? ( for any integer n) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 139733: Larry decides to have a sale on his 4-door sedans. He offers \$1,500 off the price of the sedan, or he'll pay the 6% sales tax. Larry's sedans are originally priced at \$26,000. How much would a sedan cost under each offer? Which is the better deal for his customers? help me Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 139731: In Mr. Denton's class of 35 students, 60% of the students chose to sell chocolate bars for a fund-raiser. How many students did not sell any chocolate bars? help me solve this please!! Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 139729: Out of 345 jelly beans in Mrs. Hammer's jelly bean jar, 20% are cotton-candy flavored and 40% are root-beer flavored. A. How many are cotton-candy flavored? B. How many are root-beer flavored? C. How many other flavors of jelly beans are there? help me please!! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 139957: jimmy bought a boat for 15,000 dollars. jimmy sold the boat and made fifteen persent profit. how much was the boat sold for? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 139956: jimmy bought a boat for 15,000 dollars. jimmy sold the boat and made fifteen persent profit. how much was the boat sold for? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 140092: These word problems are tough! Ted is a commisssioned salesman at an electronics store. He earns 3.2% commission on his total sales. If his commission was \$186.24 in the month of January, what were his total sales for the month? Answ. I come up with \$ 5,820 right??? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 140593: I need help with this problem. 24 is 66 2/3 of what number Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 140978: If 55% = 11 what is it 55% 0f? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 140978: If 55% = 11 what is it 55% 0f? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 141470: A customer pays \$1100.00 in state taxes on a newly purchased car. What is the value of the car if state taxes are 8.9% of the value? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)