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 Question 433833: Write in exponential notation. x ∙ x ∙ x ∙ x ∙ x ∙ y ∙ z Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 433825: Write True or False: 0 is the opposite of 1. Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 433971: Tracy is trying to find a wrench to fit a bolt. The 3/8-inch wrench is too large, and the 5/16-inch wrench is too small. Which of the following could be the size of the wrench that will fit the bolt exactly? a)1/4-inch, b) 9/32-inch, c) 11/32-inch, d) 25/64, e) 13/32-inch Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 433991: what is the sum of the 2 solutions of the equation x^2-3x-28=0? a) 7, b) 3, c)0, d)-4, e)-28 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 433852: One number is five times as larger as another. The sum of their reciprocals is 3/5. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 434002: Given a>b and (a-b)>(a^2-b^2), then (a+b)must be: a)less than 1., b)greater than 1.,c)greater than a., d)greater than (a-b)., e)equal to (a-b). Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 434075: Solve an Equation: I am having alot of trouble setting up this equation to solve. The owners of a theater plan to reconfigure the seating. Adding 4 rows, they can reduce the number of seats per row by 2 without changing capacity. If, instead, they add 5 seats per row, they can reduce the number of rows by 7, thus decreasing capacity by 1 seat. What is the theater's current capacity? (Assume that each row has the same number of seats. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 434123: If a 25%of b, then 135% of b is what percent of a? a)160% b)210% c)33.75% d)540% e)875% Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 434132: A company has a defect rate of 0.3% on its production line. The defect average for last week was 2 items out of 400. What is the difference between the allowed defect rate and the defect average for last week. Click here to see answer by Gogonati(825)

 Question 434125: Ms. Luciano's Algebra I class is describing the volume of geometric figures in terms of variables. She draws a rectangular prism that has a length of (x+2) meters, a width of (x-2) meters, and a height of (x+1)meters. Which of the following is an expression for the volume, in cubic meters, of the rectangular prism? a)3x-4 b)3x+1 c)x^3-4 d)x^3+2X^2-2x-4 e)x^3+x^2-4x-4 Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 434122: In the standard (x,y) coordinate plain, a right triangle has vertices at (-3,4), (3,-4). What is the length, in coordinate units, of the hypotenuse of this triangle? a)3 b)4 c)6 d)8 e)10 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 434108: the expression sin^2(0)-4+cos^2(0) is eqquivalent to: a)-5 b)-4 c)-3 d)3 e)5 Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 434223: A machine in a soft drin bottling factory caps 3 bottles persecond. How many bottles can it cap in 15 hours? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 434259: How much pure acid and how many liters of a 10% acid solution should be mixed to get 12L. of a 40% acid solutions? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 434324: a park has a 5-foot wide straight path from one end of the park to the other. If the area of the path is 1036 square feet, how long is it? Do I divide Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 434425: the sum of two numbers is 100. Their difference is 10. What is the value of the least number? Click here to see answer by edjones(7794)

 Question 434379: A car travels 910 miles at a certain speed. If the speed had been 5mph faster the trip would have been made 1hour less time. Find the speed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 434697: The concentration of a drug in a patient's bloodstream after t hours is modeled by the formula C(t)=11(0.72)^t, where C is measured in milligrams per liter. a)What is the initial concentration of the drug? b)How long does it take for the concentration to decrease to 50% of its initial level? Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 434782: A 14-inch chain is cut into two pieces. If one piece is 4 inches longer than the other, How long is each piece? Need the equation and the solution. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 434276: Mitchell and Echo are running for a marathon. Mitchell runs at 7mph and Echo runs at 5 mph. The run has a staggered start and Echo has a ten minute headstart from Mitchell. If Echo starts the race at 5:30 am, what time is it when Mitchell catches up to her? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 434907: Two taxis leave the same place, going in opposite directions. The 2nd taxi is going 5 mph faster than the 1st taxi. After 4 hours, they are 500 miles apart. What is the speed of the 2nd taxi? Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 434643: while rummaging in his aunts attic, brad found a small figuring that be believed to be made out of silver. to test his guess, he looked up the density of silver in his chemistry book and found that it was 10.5 g/cm3. he found that the figure weight 149g. to determine its volume, he dropped it into a cylinder glass of water. if the diamtere of the glass was 6cm and the figurine was pure silver, by how much should the water level in the glass rise? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 434976: hilton university drama club sold 311 tickets for a play.students tickets cost 50 cents each;nonstudent tickets cost \$1.50.if total receipt were \$385.50,find how many tickets of each type were sold . Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 435001: I'm not sure if I am allowed to ask in this way, but i've tried everything and i cannot solve it. Here is the equation: Ten minutes after he left his home, Gerald was 40 miles from his grandmother's house. Then, 22 minutes after he left he was 34 miles from her house. If he was traveling toward his grandmother's home at a constant rate and reached her house after 90 minutes, how far away from her house does he live. P.S. I know the answer is "45 miles" but I just need to know how it's solved. Thank You, M Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 435055: a solution of 78% acid is to be mixed with a solution of 23% acid to produce 550 liter solution that is 50 % acid. How many liter of each should be added? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 435113: I participated on a research that involves knocking on home doors to give out information about a product. The idea was to complete 30 houses per square blocks in the neighborhood in 1 hr and 30 min with 9 teams of 3 volunteers, but instead it took 2 hours. If I get 11 teams instead of 9 of 4 people each, how many houses could I cover in less time? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 435180: You are planning a surprise party for your mother's birthday. You have coompleted a budget and cannot exceed \$1500. Party Rentals will cater the party for a setup fee of \$75 and will charge \$15 per person. Party Central charges an \$85 setup fee and will charge \$14 per person. If everything else is the same, which company will allow you more guest for your budget? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 435406: Please help me solve this problem: Jo wants an average of 90 on her 8 science tests. What is the least number of total points that she will need for all eight tests to acheive her goal? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 434984: 1) Diana has a total of 100 dimes and quarters. If the total value of the coins is \$13.75, how many quarters does she have? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 435541: an order of fries and shake cost\$2.40. A Shake and 2 burgers cost \$4.10. a shake ,a burger and an order of fries is \$3.70. how many shakes can you buy with ten doll bill Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 435701: If two objects have equal kinetic energies, do they necessarily have the same momentum? Explain Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 435756: miko works in an electronics store. for every item she sells, she earns 11% commission if miko sold the following item, how much commission would she earn? computer \$2732.00, pack of disks \$9.10 and camera \$90.00 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11167)

 Question 435758: if the sales tax is 6% what is the total cost of stereo that originally cost is \$800.00, but was marked down 50%? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11167)

 Question 435700: the mean marks in statistics of 100 students of a class was 72 the mean of marks of boys was 75 while there number was 70 find out the mean marks of girls in class. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11167)

 Question 435760: The length of a rectangle is 7 inches less than 3 times the width. If the area of the rectangle is 40 square inches, find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11167)

 Question 435785: The cost of 30 onions is d dollars. At this rate, how many onions can you buy for 80 cents? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 435792: A person buys 20 tickets. some cost \$8 and some cost \$5. he spend \$118. How many of each ticket does he buy? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 435792: A person buys 20 tickets. some cost \$8 and some cost \$5. he spend \$118. How many of each ticket does he buy? Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)
 Question 435792: A person buys 20 tickets. some cost \$8 and some cost \$5. he spend \$118. How many of each ticket does he buy? Click here to see answer by Gogonati(825)

 Question 435788: A person buys 20 tickets some cost £8 and some cost £5. the person spends £118. How many of each ticket does he buy? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11167)

 Question 435857: Barbara invested \$100 at a certain rate of interest compounded anually for two years. If the accumulated value at the end of two years is \$121, find the rate of interest. Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 435984: Please answer this question: A magazine cost \$10.00 two years ago. This year it costs 1 1/4 times as much? What does the subscription cost this year? Click here to see answer by Gogonati(825)

 Question 436153: The hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle is 7 centimeters longer than either of its legs. Find the exact length of each side(an isosceles right triangle is a right triangle whose legs are the sae length.) Find the length of one leg? Find the length of the other leg? Find the length of the hypotenuse? (Simplfy your answer using radicals as needed.) Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)