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 Question 620029: the ratio of income of A to that B is 5:4 and the expenditure of A to that of B is 3:2 if at end of the year each saves 800 the income of A is ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 620942: The distance between two cities is 18 kilometers. How far apart should the cities be on a map with a scale of 1/2 centimeter = 3 kilometers? and that's all it says. Click here to see answer by matt501823(7)

 Question 621192: What is 2 over 1 equals to 8 over 50 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 621192: What is 2 over 1 equals to 8 over 50 Click here to see answer by lenny460(775)

 Question 621793: Carl has \$135 in the bank and plans to save \$5 per week. Jean has \$90 in the bank and plans to save \$10 per week. How many weeks will it be before Jean has at least as much in the bank as Carl? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 622165: in a certain company 140 of the employees are men. what is the total number of employees if 5 out of every 7 employees are men Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 622678: what is the solution of converting 365 days - seconds Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4164)
 Question 622678: what is the solution of converting 365 days - seconds Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 622953: if 60 women spin 48 kg of cotton by working 8 hrs daily, how much cotton will 30 women spin by working 12 hrs daily? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622912: I'm confused about percents, and obtaining specific numbers using the decimals of percents of over 100%. For example I want to obtain a product of 75,000 using 103% value. So what I do is this: (75,000 / 0.97) * 1.03 = 74932.5 I NEVER get exactly 75,000 value using the 103%. I want it exactly 75,000! Thanks in advance. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 622905: A man spends in 3 months what he earns in 2 months. IF his savings his rs. 125 per month. Find his monthly income ?. Q2. If a certain number is multiplied by 5 and 7 is added to the product and sum is divided by 3, then 3 is subtracted from the quotient, the result is 11. Find the number ? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 623048: Can you please help me with something? My question is how do i solve proportions? I've been trying to figure that out and i was hoping you could help me. Thank you for your time to help me. You are nice Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 623131: what fraction of an hour is 1,350 seconds? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 623285: Solve the Proportion for x: x/8 = 5/3 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 623786: The distance, d, a ball will roll down an inclined plane is directly proportional to the square of the time, t. If the ball rolls 8 ft in 2 seconds, how far will it roll in 4 seconds? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 624691: Greek architects considered a rectangle whose -1.5,2.6,6) to be the most visually appealing. Find the length and width of a rectangle constructed in this manner if the sum of the length and with is 130 ft. HELP ME PLEASE. Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 624842: If three men take 3 days to complete a piece of work, how many days will 2 men take to complete the same piece of work? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 624868: John saves Nu. 2 in january, Nu. 6 in february, Nu. 18 in march and so on. The total saving in one year by John is how much? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624869: 2 persons, A and B start running a certain distance at 8 and 10kmh respectively. gB reaches the destination 6 minutes earlier. The distace is: Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 625050: what is 1/4 of half of 1/5 of 200 Click here to see answer by Aztec(6)

 Question 625375: Can someone please help me with the rational expression please? to determine the number of deer in a game reserve, a conservationist catches 658 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 724 deer are caught, 182 of them are tagged. how many deer are in the preserve? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 626453: John wants to travel from P to B in India. He had two options to reach B from P. He can either travel by air which takes 30 minutes or by a taxi which takes 10 hours. The air ticket will cost him Nu. 5,000 and the taxi fare will costs him Nu. 1,250. Other things remaining constant, John would gain by choosing air travel if, and only if, his time were valued at more than: Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 626603: Electric current (i) flowing in a circuit is inversely proportional to resistance (R).The current flow is 2 amps. When the resistance is 3 ohms.Find (1) the resistance when the current flow is 5 and 6 amps.respectly. (2) the current flow in a circuit when the resistance is 4 and 6 ohms respectly. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 626603: Electric current (i) flowing in a circuit is inversely proportional to resistance (R).The current flow is 2 amps. When the resistance is 3 ohms.Find (1) the resistance when the current flow is 5 and 6 amps.respectly. (2) the current flow in a circuit when the resistance is 4 and 6 ohms respectly. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 626859: For the propotion 4/x+1 = 3/x+2, all of the other websites I looked at said the answer was x=-5, but I got positive five. Can someone tell me which the correct solution is? I cross-multiplied and got 4x + 8 = 3x + 3. Wouldn't that be x=5? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 627742: how many mg of bretylium chloride are needed to prepare 3 L of 1:30,000 solution? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 628233: Solve the proportion. Enter your answer in the following format: x=4.5 8/x =5/12 I need help with this can anyone help me by explaining the steps to me Please. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 629214: Rx: zink oxide 20% ointment 90g. how many grams of zink oxide 40% ointment and zink oxide 10% ointment should you mix to prepare the prescription. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 629383: The length of a rectangle is 8 inches and its width is 5 inches. Find the ratio of length to width? Thank you for helping me. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 629383: The length of a rectangle is 8 inches and its width is 5 inches. Find the ratio of length to width? Thank you for helping me. Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 630075: If w, x, y, and z are four nonzero numbers, then all of the following proportions are equivalent EXCEPT (A) z/w=x/y (B) w/x=y/z (C) y/w=z/x (D) x/z=w/y (E) xy/wz=1/1 please include explanations.. thanks! Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)