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 Question 255480: When a boat travels upstream (against the current), it takes 2 hours to travel 12 kilometers. The return trip downstream (with the current) takes 1 hour. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the rate of the current. Click here to see answer by yop(2)

 Question 256960: i need to write a story problem that could be solved with the equation 50 x 12 Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)

 Question 257238: the mobile phone company is anchoring wires to the top of their 120 ft high communication tower .the cable for the support wire come in a roll that is 3900 ft long.the company requires you to use the entire roll.the cable can only be cut twice to ensure its strength .all cable need to be equal .how many long will each cable be and how far from the base of the tower do they need to be anchore. Click here to see answer by Darleny(1)

 Question 257277: what are the even integers between the numbers -3.1 and + 6.5 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 257818: There are three boys for every five girls in the choir. Which of the following numbers is closest to the percentage of boys in the chamber choir 32, 34, 36, 38, or 40? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 257818: There are three boys for every five girls in the choir. Which of the following numbers is closest to the percentage of boys in the chamber choir 32, 34, 36, 38, or 40? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57314)

 Question 258062: If 2/5 is one fifth of a number, what is five halves of that number? 2, 5, 10, 20, or 25? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 258181: write the equation of the asymptote of f(x)=(3x^2+9x-30)/(16x-4x^2) Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 258366: What is the lowest term for 1080 and 2880? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 258614: fifty liters of pure maple syrup that costs \$9.50 per liter are mixed with imitation syrup that costs \$4.00 per liter. how much imitation syrup is needed to make a mixture that costs \$5.00 per liter? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57314)

 Question 258932: Eddie has 12 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular garden. If the garden’s length is 10 feet less than 3 times its width, then the area of the garden is: Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 258993: An open display box is to be made in the shape of a rectangular prism is to be made from a 3ft x 8ft piece of lumber by cutting equal squares from each of the four corners and turning up the sides. Find the volume of the largest box that can be made. From reading the question, I know it is an optimization problem. I know that the volume formula of a rectangle is length x width x height. Then I get confused. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57314)

 Question 259245: BEEN OUT OF SCHOOL SO LONG AND NOW WANT TO TAKE GED TEST BUT HAVING PROBLEMS WITH MATH . CAN U PLEASE ANSWER THIS PROBLEM FOR ME SO I CAN SEE IF I'M ON THE RIGHT TRACK. THANK YOU 25 1/3-17 4/5= Click here to see answer by galixy(4)

 Question 259293: Solve this question by factoring (factoring is the part that gets me) x^2+4x-3=0 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 259294: Find the first ten terms of a sequence whose first two terms are u1= 1 and u2=2 and whose ninth term ( for n>(or equal to)3) is the sum of two preceding terms Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259324: Find the indicated values of the function by using table feature of a calculator (I don't have a t i 83 so i can't, please help) g(x)=x^2+4x-2 answer options: a. g(-2) b. g(0) c. g(4) d. g(5) e. g(12) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259335: Find the first five terms of the given sequence (real confusing so work with me here) U0=1 u1=1 and un=(n) 0n-1 for n(is greater than or equal to) 2 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 259388: Find the first five terms of the given sequence (real confusing so work with me here) U0=1 u1=4 and un=(n) 2un-1+2 for n(is greater than or equal to) 2 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259315: find all horizontal and vertical asymptotes h(x)= (2x-2)/(x^2-4) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259386: I'm stumped and i can't seem to get this. Directions say Find the first five terms of the given sequence u0=1 u1=1 and and un =(n)Un-1 for n(is greater than or equal to) 2 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57314)

 Question 259396: Finding Vertical and Horizontal asymptotes still confuse me: Find all horizontal and vertical asymptotes f(x)= x/(x-3) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 247091: some of 4 integers is 78. Find the other integers Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 259903: The sun is 93 X 10^6 miles from earth. If the speed of light is 9.83569 X 10^8 ft. per second, how long does it take for light travel from the sun to the earth? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57314)

 Question 258605: what is six less than the number of cars is 9? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 259910: 14. 6. Bonnie and Clyde are planning to rob a particular bank lying between St. Louis and Chicago. The bank is located in a town 110 miles northeast of St. Louis and 165 miles south of Chicago. Bonnie is driving from St. Louis, and Clyde is driving from Chicago. It is important that they arrive at the bank at the same time. Assume they each stick to the legal speed limit of 55 mph. If Clyde starts at 900 AM, when should Bonnie start? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57314)

 Question 259932: what quantity should be added to both sides of this equation to complete the square? x(2)-8x=5 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 259912: 17 Mickey and Minnie both drive the same distance. By driving 25 mph faster, Mickey gets there in 3 hours, while it takes Minnie 5 hours. How fast does each drive? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 259899: Find the product: (x – 1)(x2 + x + 1) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 259902: Evaluate: (8.35 X 10^9)(4.5 X 10^3) Write the answer in scientific notation rounded to 3 decimal places Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)