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 Question 445246: 75 is what percentage of 225 14 is 35% of what 33 1/3% of 54 1 is 2% of what number Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 445638: let p be the proportion of people who favor a fee increase. write out what it means for the proportion of people to be at most .2. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 445812: Francisco has 7 quarters in his pocket of these 3 depict the state of Delaware 2 depict Georgia 1 depicts Texas and 1 depicts Pennsylvania. Francisco removes 1 quarter from his pocket and then removes a second quarter without replacing the first what is the probability that both will be Delaware quarters? Is this independent or dependent. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 446126: Nearly 5 out of 7 people choose vanilla as their favorite ice cream flavor. If 182 people attend an ice cream social, how many would you expect to choose vanilla. I wrote it out in porportion form x/182=5/7 x=182 (5/7) 1. 182/7=26 2. 26 X 5= 130 x=130 I got it wrong on my test. Could please help and show me what I did wrong Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)
 Question 446126: Nearly 5 out of 7 people choose vanilla as their favorite ice cream flavor. If 182 people attend an ice cream social, how many would you expect to choose vanilla. I wrote it out in porportion form x/182=5/7 x=182 (5/7) 1. 182/7=26 2. 26 X 5= 130 x=130 I got it wrong on my test. Could please help and show me what I did wrong Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 446609: The sum of a number and its reciprocal is given below. 29/10. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 446610: The sum of reciprocals of two consecutive even integers is given below. 5/12. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 447628: I'm working on proportions. I solved the proportion part and got 6x squared plus 12 equals -38x and I'm lost from there. How do you get the answer from there? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 449346: If 567 is separated into three numbers whose ratio is 2:3:4, what are the numbers? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 449341: A student completed 20 PACEs in the first 6 weeks of school. At this rate, how many PACEs will he complete by the end of the fifteenth week? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 449340: If a map drawn to the scale of 1.25 centimeters equals 50 kilometers, what distance does 3.5 centimeters represent? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 449764: How do I solve this type of problem? If A:B=3:5 What is B if A is 12? Thanks... Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450063: June bought a 2 liter cola. she drank 1/3 of a liter on saturday, 1/4 on sunday, 3/8 of a liter on monday. What part of the 2 liter cola does she have left? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 450591: Tessa earned \$25.50 in 5 hours. How much did she earn per hour? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 450636: Tell whether the ratios form a proportion. 3/8,13/40 Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 451323: 3x+6 over 4x+12 divided by x squared minus 4 over x-3 Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 452181: If the output variable y is 38 less than the input variable x, what is the input corresponding to an output value of 121? I thought I was starting to understand this, I was wrong. Thanks for your help!! Click here to see answer by Leaf W.(97)
 Question 452181: If the output variable y is 38 less than the input variable x, what is the input corresponding to an output value of 121? I thought I was starting to understand this, I was wrong. Thanks for your help!! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 452179: One number is 4 more than 3/8 of another number. Total of both is 427. Please give formula. Thanks Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 453914: Which of the following is a solution of the proportion 2x+3/5=x-2/6? a. -27/4 b. -4 c. -13/7 d. -8/7 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 454247: I need help with explaining how to solve the following. In an elementary algebra class the ratio of men to women is 5 to 4. If the class size is 45, how many men and how many women are in the class? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 454774: A 250 pound person needs a dosage of 3 cc. How much does a 140 pound person need? Thanks! I need help. I am so confused. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 455475: solve for the missing number in the proportion. 3/5=15/x do the ratios form a proportion 1/6 and 4/8 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 455979: Please help me solve this question.......The directions are asking you to write yes or no to show whether each proportion is a true proportion. Here is the question......... 6/13 = 18/39 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 456000: I really need help with this one..........Write the proportions as an equation of cross products...... 2/3=6/x Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 455940: If a recipe calls for 2 cups of soup mix to 3 cups of water and I want to use 3 cups of soup mix, what formula would I use to find out how much water to use with 3 cups of soup mix? In other words, if the ratio is 2 cups mix to 3 cups water, then 3 cups mix to _____ cups of water? Thanks! This stuff didn't stick in my head in school. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 456386: 5/6 divided by 3/7 = x divided by 1/2 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 456841: if measurement angle 1=3x+4 and measurement angle 2=x+20, what is the value of x? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 456805: I am a new student at a new school. we are learning about excluded values and simplifing expressions and i do not understand them. Here are some examples of what my homework is. state the excluded values for each x^2-4x-12 ----------- x-6 50m2+70m --------- 30m^2-90m simplify each expression. m+5 --------- m^2-3m-40 21r+28 --------- 14r solve each proportion n+4 10 ---- = ---- 3 5 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 457055: X:Y = 5:3, Y:Z = 4:9 Find ratio X:Y:Z? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 457138: three men can build a wall in 10 hours.how many men would be edneeded to build the wall in 7.5 hours? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 457227: how is 5 to 11 and 7 is to x how would you write this. example 5/11=7/x Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 457324: If Steven can mix 20 drinks in 5 minutes, Sue can mix 20 drinks in 10 minutes, and Jack can mix 20 drinks in 15 minutes, how much time will it take all 3 of them working together to mix the 20 drinks? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9660)