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 Question 212495: a 6-foot tall man is standing near a tree on level ground, and the mans shadow is 4feet long, how many feet tall is the tree.(the tree is 18 feet_ Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 212256: WHAT IS THE PERIMETER = 3 CENTIMETERS + 4CENTIMETER +5 CENTIMETER? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 213023: by weight, the ratio of chlorine to sodium in table salt is 35.46 to 23.00. How much sodium is contained in 50.00kg or salt? Has to be set up as an appropriate proportion and then be solved. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 212271: Toxic pollutants. The annual cost in dollars for removing p% of the toxic chemicals from a town’s water supply is given by the formula C(p)=500,000/100-p a) Use the accompanying graph to estimate the cost for removing 90% and 95% of the toxic chemicals. b) Use the formula to find C(99.5) and C(99.9). c) What happens to the cost as the percentage of pollutants removed approaches 100%? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 213793: an adult sets out from home to pick up their child from school, and walks at a pace that will take 10 minutes to get to the school. At exactly the same time,the child leaves school to walk home at a pace that will take 20 minutes to get home. After how long will they meet? How would you justify your solution to the child? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 213924: I am taking GED classes. We do not have a textbook just work sheets. 1. if 3 cans of asparagus cost \$7.00, How much do 12 cans cost? 2. if it takes a basket maker 20 days to make 30 baskets, how many baskets can be made in 60 days? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)
 Question 213924: I am taking GED classes. We do not have a textbook just work sheets. 1. if 3 cans of asparagus cost \$7.00, How much do 12 cans cost? 2. if it takes a basket maker 20 days to make 30 baskets, how many baskets can be made in 60 days? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)
 Question 213924: I am taking GED classes. We do not have a textbook just work sheets. 1. if 3 cans of asparagus cost \$7.00, How much do 12 cans cost? 2. if it takes a basket maker 20 days to make 30 baskets, how many baskets can be made in 60 days? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 214360: the number of employees in company A,B,C are in ratio of 4:5:6espectively. if number of employees in 3 companies is increased by 25%,30%,50%. wat will be the new ratio of employees in A,B,C Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 214717: When two full moons appear in the same month,the second full moon is called a blue moon. On average, 10 blue moons occur every 25 years. Find the number of blue moons that are likely to occur in the next 41 years. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 214724: A sofa is 6 feet long. In a scale drawing, the sofa is 3 inches long. Find the scale of the drawing without units. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 214724: A sofa is 6 feet long. In a scale drawing, the sofa is 3 inches long. Find the scale of the drawing without units. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214723: A large floral carpet of begonias is being designed to mimic the carpet made every few years at the Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium. Before making the carpet, designers make detailed scale drawings. Suppose the floral carpet is to be 40 meters wide. A designer creates a scale drawing of the carpet that is 10 centimeters wide. Find the drawing's scale. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 214779: My teacher wants use to write a narrative description of what you would do to simplify. 1. (16) power of 1/2 I know the answer is four b/c I did it in the calculator but how does it get that. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 214779: My teacher wants use to write a narrative description of what you would do to simplify. 1. (16) power of 1/2 I know the answer is four b/c I did it in the calculator but how does it get that. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214920: A ski-lift that runs to the top of a hill has a rise to run ratio of 4/5. The horizontal distance from the bottom of the lift to the center of the mountain is 6000 ft. How high is the hill? If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot and label it ft.. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 214997: are these two rates proportional? 65 miles/2 hours ? 125 miles/4 hours Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 215178: What is the mph of 270ft in 10.8 minutes? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 215291: How much 20% salt solution is added to 20 liters of 60% salt solution to get a solution that is 36% salt Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 215368: The leaf-cutter ant is about 1.27 cm long and takes strides of 0.84 cm. If a person could take proportionally equivalent strides, what size strides would a 1.65 m tall algebra student take? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215394: she walk 3 miles in 45 min what was her avrege rate in min per miles?in miles per hour? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215571: The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 3:5 . How many male employees does the company have if there are 112 employees? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215558: The price per person of renting a bus varies inversely with the number of people renting the bus. It costs \$15 per person if 64 people rent the bus. How much will it cost per person if 37 people rent the bus? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 215673: A ski-lift that runs to the top of a hill has a rise to run ratio of . The horizontal distance from the bottom of the lift to the center of the mountain is 6000 ft. How high is the hill? If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth of a foot and label it ft Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 216336: Solve this proportion: 2/7 = 5/y Please I need help right now, this is homework and it is due tomorrow! Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 216690: I have 10 blocks with 3 baskets. I need to have an odd number of blocks in each basket (greater than one) and equalling 10. I need to know a number of ways in which to solve this problem. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 217169: A model airplane is to be an exact replica of the original, but at 1/50 the size. If the actual length of the airplane is 230 feet, how many feet long should the model be? Part I: Set up a proportion that represents the problem situation. Let x represent the actual length in feet of the model airplane. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 217531: I dont understand how to work this problem.. 9/n = 5 over 11/15 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 217622: A contractor agreed to pay a penalty if he failed to remodel a certain building within a specified length of time. The penalties for excess time were P400 for the first day and P100 additional for each succeeding day. If the total penalties was P27,000, how many excess days did he use in completing the job? I dont have any idea on how to solve this....i hope you can help Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 218474: How fast is 11 meters per a second in kilometers per hour? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 218368: a 720 ml container hold a mixture of red, yellow and white paint at a 5: 3: 12 ratio. How much more red paint than yellow is present in the mixture. a. 20 ml b. 72 ml c. 108 ml d. 180 ml e. 200 ml Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 218863: This is a real question I need answered. I have 1 gallon of grape juice with 20% sugar content. I have another gallon of grape juice that has 68% sugar content. How much of the 68% sugar juice do I add to the 20% sugar juice to get a Juice that has 24% sugar content. Please help if you can. Thanks, Jim Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)
 Question 218863: This is a real question I need answered. I have 1 gallon of grape juice with 20% sugar content. I have another gallon of grape juice that has 68% sugar content. How much of the 68% sugar juice do I add to the 20% sugar juice to get a Juice that has 24% sugar content. Please help if you can. Thanks, Jim Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)
 Question 218863: This is a real question I need answered. I have 1 gallon of grape juice with 20% sugar content. I have another gallon of grape juice that has 68% sugar content. How much of the 68% sugar juice do I add to the 20% sugar juice to get a Juice that has 24% sugar content. Please help if you can. Thanks, Jim Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 219477: How many square feet are there in a room 25 feet by 12 feet? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 219477: How many square feet are there in a room 25 feet by 12 feet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)