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 Question 87628: Please i need help on this question: A plane leaves Denver, colorado, on June 1st at 1 p.m. Mountain Standard Time and arrives at New York City on June 2nd at 2 A.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. the actual time of this flight was... A. 10 hours B. 11 hours C. 12 hours D. 13 hours Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 87611: Please i need help with this problem: The cost of 63 inches of ribbon at 12 cents per yard is? Click here to see answer by tutor_paul(493)

 Question 87653: Please i need help on this problem: Assuming that on a blueprint 1/4 inches equals 12 inches, the actual length in feet of a steel bar represented on the blueprint by a line 3 3/8 inches long is... A. 3 3/8 B. 6 3/4 C. 12 1/2 D. 13 1/2 Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 87960: Write an English version of the following equations. X+2=5 Write an algebraic equation for English Statement “Subtract 5 from the sum of X and 7 times 3 and the result is 20 Click here to see answer by dolly(163)

 Question 87967: A travel agent offers two package vacation plans. The first plan costs \$360 and includes 3 days at a hotel and a rental car for 2 days. The second plan costs \$500 and includes 4 days at a hotel and a rental car for 3 days. The daily charge for the room is the same under each plan, as is the daily charge for the car. Find the cost per day for the room and for the car. (Please show your system of equations and answer the question in a complete sentence.) Click here to see answer by dolly(163)

 Question 87993: a coin is dropped from a height of 750 feet. the height,s,at time,t, is given by s=-16t^2+750. a. find the average velocity on the interval[1,3] b. find the instantaneous velocity when t=3 c. find the velocity of the coin when it hits the ground Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 87997: The volume of a right circular cone of radius r and height r is given by V= pi/3 x r^3. How fast is the volume changing with respect to the changes in r when the radius is equal to 2 feet? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 87978: there are 155 coin nickels,dimes, quarters= 24.95 the number of dimes is t more than twice the number of nickels Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88039: could you help to solve this problem and show in a equation . One number is 8 more than another. If the sum of the smaller number and twice the larger number is 46, find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 88082: I need help doing this Identify the rate, base, and amount in the following applications. Do not solve the applications at this point 1. Ms. Jordan has been given a loan of \$2500 for 1 year. If the interest charged is \$275, what is the interest rate on the loan? 2.A survey of 400 people found that 66 were left-handed. What percent of those surveyed were left-handed? Click here to see answer by learning b(2)

 Question 88079: I have problems solving this problem could you help me please I am not sure How to do it Identify the rate, base, and amount in the following applications. Do not solve the applications at this point 1.Paul invested \$5000 in a time deposit. What interest will he earn for 1 year if the interest rate is 6.5%? 2.A chemist has 300 milliliters (mL) of solution that is 18% acid. How many milliliters of acid are in the solution? Click here to see answer by learning b(2)

 Question 88092: How Can I Translate the following statements into inequalities. and use x to represent please help? The cost for a long-distance telephone call is \$0.36 for the first minute and \$0.21 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding \$3 Click here to see answer by tutor_paul(493)

 Question 88076: I am confuse how to solve this and make the equation for it please help 1 There are 850 Douglas fir and ponderosa pine trees in a section of forest bought by Sawz Logging Co. The company paid an average of \$300 for each Douglas fir and \$225 for each ponderosa pine. If the company paid \$217,500 for the trees, how many of each kind did the company buy? 2 A common mistake when solving equations is the following: The equation: 2(x _ 2) _ x _ 3 First step in solving: 2x _ 2 _ x _ 3 Click here to see answer by maxchuie(2)

 Question 88058: could some one please help me with this problem. A bus leaves a station at 1 p.m.;taveling west at an average rate of 44mi/h.One hour later a second bus leaves the same station,traveling east at a rate of 48mi/h.At what time will the two buses be 274 mi apart? Click here to see answer by maxchuie(2)

 Question 88183: Help! I have been trying to figure out this word problem for 3 days now, and I can't seem to figure it out.... A parsec is approximately 3.1 x 10^16 meters. How many meters are there in 4 x 10^5 parsecs? Thank you in advance for your help! Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 88070: could you help to solve this problem and show in a equation please help A bus leaves a station at 1 P.M., traveling west at an average rate of 44 mi/h. One hour later a second bus leaves the same station, traveling east at a rate of 48 mi/h. At what time will the two buses be 274 mi apart? Click here to see answer by tutor_paul(493)

 Question 88083: how can i Identify the rate, base, and amount in the following applications. Do not solve the applications at this point PLEASE HELP 1. The electricity costs of a business decreased from \$12,000 one year to \$10,920 the next. What is the rate of decrease? 2.If the total bill at a restaurant, including a 15% tip, is \$65.32, what was the cost of the meal alone? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88059: I need help with another problem please help. Martin leaves home at 9 a.m. bicycling at a rate of 24mi/hr.Two hours later,John leaves,driving at the rate of 48mi/hr.At what time will John cath up with Martin? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88067: I always have problems with this type of word problem How can I solve this and write the equation for it? please help A bicyclist rode into the country for 5 h. In returning, her speed was 5 mi/h faster and the trip took 4 h. What was her speed each way? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88065: I always have problems with this type of word problem How can I solve this and write the equation for it? please help The length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft, find the length and width of the field. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88230: Hi, I can't seem to solve this problem...I have to find two consecutive, positive, even integers that the product of is 360. The original problem reads just like this: "The product of two consecutive positive even integers is 360. Find the integers." Any help you can give me would be excellent! Thank you guys so, so, so much!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 88200: Hi, I have a word problem that I need help with please. At a well-known university, 1/4 of the undergraduate students commute, and 1/3 of the graduate students commute. One-tenth of the undergraduate students drive more than 40 miles daily, and 1/6 of the graduate students drive more than 40 miles daily. If there are twice as many undergraduate students as there are graduate students, then what fraction of the commuters drive more than 40 miles daily? Thank you!! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88366: Could you check my answer please? An 800 g solution of acid and water contains 128 g of acid. What percent of the solution is acid? 128/800 16 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 88385: please verify if my answer is correct If the sales tax rate is 6% and the tax on a purchase is \$60, what was the amount of the purchase? \$60 X .06= \$63.60 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 88383: Please I need help solving this problem A real estate agent received a 5.5% commission on the sale of a home. If the home sold for \$620,000, how much was her commission? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 88362: I need help to solve this problem seems I can get the right answer Solve 3(x – 2) + 7x = 8x + 0 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 88373: Please verify my answer Solve and graph the solution set. 3(x – 4) > 7x – 9 3x-12>7x-9 -4x>3 x<-3/4 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 88368: Please check if my answer is correct thank you A cylinder has a radius of 5 in. If the volume of the cylinder is 250 in.3, what is the height of the cylinder? [Hint: The volume of a cylinder is given by V = r2h.] 250 pi = pi * 5^2 * h = pi * 25 * h 250/25 = h =10 Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 88364: Can you verify my answer thank you Solve for y. x + 3y = 6 3x=6+2y x=6+2y/3 Click here to see answer by malakumar_kos@yahoo.com(315)

 Question 88356: I am having a great deal of difficulty with this problem. Using the formula W=91.4-(10.5+6.7 square root v-0.45v)(457-5t)/110 determine who will feel colder: a person in Minneapolis at 10 degrees F with a 15 mph wind or a person in Chicago at 20 degrees F with a 25 mph wind. Thanks!!!!!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 88072: I have to solve this proble and show equation but I do not know where to start could you help me please? Martina leaves home at 9 A.M., bicycling at a rate of 24 mi/h. Two hours later, John leaves, driving at the rate of 48 mi/h. At what time will John catch up with Martina? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 88060: The cost for a long distance telephone call is \$0.36 for the first minute and .21 for each additional minute or portion there after.Write an inequqlity representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding \$3.00. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 88091: HOw can I Translate the following statements into inequalities. and use x to represent the number 1. 2 times a number, increased by 28, is less than or equal to 6 times that number. 2.Sam must have an average of 70 or more in his summer course to obtain a grade of C. His first three test grades were 75, 63, and 68. Write an inequality representing the score that Sam must get on the last test to get a C grade. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 88508: I have been trying to figure out how this is set up but I am confused. So far I not sure if this is the right set up: n-4=96 Word Problem: The product of a number and 4 less than the number is 96. Find the number. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)
 Question 88508: I have been trying to figure out how this is set up but I am confused. So far I not sure if this is the right set up: n-4=96 Word Problem: The product of a number and 4 less than the number is 96. Find the number. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)
 Question 88508: I have been trying to figure out how this is set up but I am confused. So far I not sure if this is the right set up: n-4=96 Word Problem: The product of a number and 4 less than the number is 96. Find the number. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2058)

 Question 88675: Asha and Tera have 3 pieces of paper. Each of the women picks one piece, tears it up and puts the smaller pieces back. Asha only tears a piece of paper into 3 smaller pieces while tera only tears a pieces of paper into 5 smaller pieces. How many times would each women pick up and tear a piece of paper to have 100 pieces at the end? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 88786: two boys who live 14 miles apart start at noon to walk toward each other at rates of 3 mph and 4 mph respectively . in how many hours will they meet? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)