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 Question 26240: Jesse saved one-half of what he made last week. Zoie made \$60 and saved an equivalent ratio to what Jesse saved. How much did Zoie save? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 26239: Tom has 100 baseball cards and 120 football cards. What is hte ratio of baseball cards to football cards? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 26315: I cant seem to figure out how to write this proportion for the word problem:The length of a rectangular garden is 3/2 its width. It takes 50 m of edging to create a border. Find the dimensions of the garden. Thank you so much!! If know how to write the proportion I'm sure I can figureout how to get the answer. Thanks again! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 25364: 32 over 27 equals x over 15. do u no the answer 13 over n equals 10 over 6. do u no the answer a map has a scale of 7 cm represisents 8 km. which proportion would not allow u to find the actual distance between two cities if they are 9 cm apart on the map? which of the following fractions has the greatest value. 22over21 20over13 19over20 28over37 by the way i need to explain how i got all of these answers Click here to see answer by uknouluvme89(30)

 Question 25978: the taylor family has a turnout of 38 people. they decidedd to go ice skating instead of having a picnic. admission for the group cost \$134.00. How many adults and how many children were at the reunion? prices adults 4.00 kids 3.00 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 25565: Write a proportion for each phrase. Then solve, When nescessary, round to the nearest hundredth. Question: 420 ft2 painted in 36 min; f ft2 painted in 30 min Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 26677: This Question is hard to understand please help???? An internet company sells CD's for \$10 and cassettes for \$8. In one hour they sold eight times as many Cd's as cassettes. If their sales totaled \$704, how many of each type did they sell? my answer: 704-10x-8c 10(88)-8c 8-1= \$88 704/88=8 10 Cd's and 8 cassettes. could you please explain to me what I'm doing wrong???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 26697: can you help me with this problem? A professional basketball playerhas scored 105 outof 150 free throw attempts. what is the experimental probability of scoring on a free throw? I got 7 out of 10 am I wrong? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 26743: A card is drawn from a stanard deck of 52 cards. What is the probability that the card is an ace or a red card? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 26824: A bag contains 6 red marbles, 9 blue marbles, and 5 green marbles. You withdrew one marble,replace it, and then withdraw another marble. what is the probability that you do NOT pick two green marbles? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 26935: I appreciate your help! I am trying to find the value for x but can not figure out how to solve this problem. Here it is: 3/4 / 4/5 = 5/6 / x Thanks! Laura Click here to see answer by bmauger(101)

 Question 27500: how do you solve this 150/2.5 = x/6? Click here to see answer by vincygrrl22(7)

 Question 27850: Two positive numbers are in the ratio 3:5. Twice the smaller number exceeds the larger number by 34. Find the numbers. Thanks in advance. Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 27959: Give a point and slope of a line, please solve for b Y= mx=b form. show all work. (1,3) slope=2 (-3,4) slope=4 (2,1) slope=-4 Click here to see answer by akmb1215(68)

 Question 28673: How do you know if an equation is linear or not!! for Example do you know if y=-3x+8; is a linear equation! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 28722: A baby weighed 7.6 pounds at birth and 9 1/2 pounds after 6 weeks. What was the percent increase? Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 28924: how do I solve probability of compound events like this: P(male or ninth grader) if this is the problem: A student is selected at random from a group of male and female students in the seventh, eighth, or ninth grade. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 29147: Caramel corn costs \$2.00 per pound and peanuts cost \$4.00 per pound. A candy store owner makes 50 lbs of caramel corn/peanut mix that costs \$2.40 per pound. How much caramel corn is in the mix? Thank you, lyra Click here to see answer by checkley72(6)

 Question 29413: How do I find 60% of 48 using the proportion??? thanks. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 29498: z is inversely proportional to x when x=3 z=2 show that z=cy with y to the power of 9 ( where c and n are numbers and c is greater than 0(inequality) yOU must find the values of c and n Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 30276: i tried so many times but i don't know how to do this problem it is find the area of an circle,but the radius 1.2km so please help me as soon as possible it is really important thank you Click here to see answer by askmemath(368)

 Question 30485: I am helping my grandson with the problems listed below. These are simple, I thought if I could see the solutions for a few of these, then I could explain the answers to him.. Thank you very much solve the proportions .. round to the nearest tenth X/9=15/2 29/U=75/44 9.47/P=3.33/1 Click here to see answer by atif.muhammad(135)

 Question 30486: The problems listed below were sent a few min. ago, but I am not sure they went through. I am helping my grandson.. but I need help. thank you very much x/9=15/2 9.47/p=3.33/1 20/8.7=5.8/m Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 28957: Hi, Please help me set this problem up in an algebraic equation. To find the answer is easy, but I don't have a clue how to set it up. Thanks! Here it is: At a milk processing plant 100 lbs. of farm milk are needed to make 8.13 lbs. of nonfat dry milk. To the nearest pound, how many pounds of farm milk are needed to produce 100 lbs. of nonfat dry milk? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 30826: i really need help on it so the problem is 6and one half subtract 1and nine tenths i don't know how to subtract this fraction it is really important for me to know this it is on my homework and i really need help on it because i have to turn it in tomorrow thank you for your time. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 30835: i need help on this problem it is 8 and 1 third divided by 3 and 3 forths i tried so many times i just can't get the answere thank u very much Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 30845: a floor plan to a house is drawn to a scale of 1in.=2.5ft. Find the dimensions of these rooms in the floor plan if the room is 15ft. by 20ft. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)
 Question 30845: a floor plan to a house is drawn to a scale of 1in.=2.5ft. Find the dimensions of these rooms in the floor plan if the room is 15ft. by 20ft. Click here to see answer by acerX(62)

 Question 30986: I need to figure out the proportion to find the percent discount from a regular price ticket \$8.00 to a \$6.50 discounted price I know the discount is 1.50 but How do I set up the proportion??? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 31167: Exploring Maps & Scale Drawings The scale of a map is 2cm : 21km. Find the actual distances for the following map distances. (Teacher ask to find answer using proportions) 1. 9cm ___________ Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 29952: A car travels 84 mi on 3 gal of gas Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 27503: I need help with problems like this "What percent of 200 is 25?" and there are other ways to the other problems but the words are just diffrent, like "What is 15 percent of 223?" It's very hard. I need an explanation! Molly Click here to see answer by piglet162431(90)

 Question 31672: How can I understand how to do this? 70 is 40% of what number? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 32166: 50mg of theopylline is ordered. What volume of theophylline syrup (80mg in 15ml) will be administered? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57203)

 Question 32265: An apple weighs 160grams. 85% of the apple is water. How many grams of water are there in the apple? Click here to see answer by ikdeep(226)

 Question 32262: This site is awesome thanks guys for all the help;) I score 19 out of 60 in a test. What is this as a percentage to the nearest whole number? Click here to see answer by ikdeep(226)

 Question 32260: Marina has a gold bracelet that weighs 90 grams. 45% of the bracelet is pure gold. How many grams of gold did she have in the bracelet? Click here to see answer by ikdeep(226)

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