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Question 283145: The weight of body varies inversely with the square of the square of its distance from the center of earth. Assuming that the radius of earth is 3960miles how much would a man weigh at an altitude of 1 mile above the earths surface?
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Question 286205: Question please. If a house was purchased for $80,000, the property taxes were $1400.00. If improvements were made and the new home value is $120,000.00, what is the new property tax? What I came up with is 1400/80000= ? /120000= $2100.00. Is this correct? Please advise. Thank you.
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Question 287453: ratio of quizzes to tests is 6:1. Total of 77 semester grades, how many are tests?
A) 5 tests
B) 7 tests
C) 11 tests
D) 14 tests
I do not understand how to set this problem up. Can someone please point me in the right direction?
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Question 291801: In printing an article of 48,000 words, a printer decides to use two sizes of type. Using the larger type, a printed page contains 1,800 words. Using a smaller type, a page contains 2,400 words. The article is allotted 21 full pages in a magazine. How many pages must be
in smaller type? ___________
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Question 293641: Another ratio related to heart health is the ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol. The optimal ratio of LDL to HDL is below 3. If a patient's total cholesteral is 168 and HDL is 44, is the ratio optimal? Explain.
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