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 Question 138478: A rectangular trench is to be dug which is to be 300 ft long, 36 ft wide and 10 ft deep. A large dump truck can carry 20 cubic yards in a load. How many truck loads will be required to remove the dirt from this trench? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 138851: A toy rocket is launched from the ground with an initial velocity of 80 feet per second. The height h of the rocket after t seconds is given by the equation h =80t-16t^2. How long after it is launched will the rocket be at it's highest point? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 139378: A 59-m rope is cut into three pieces. The second piece is twice as long as the first. The third piece is 3m long than the first. How long is each piece of rope? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 140696: to cover a 6 by 9 plot with dirt 1 foot deep i used LWH but how do i convert cubic feet to cubic yards? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 141652: How many feet per second are equivalent to 50 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

 Question 141653: How many meters per minute are equal to 6 centimeters per second? Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

 Question 142249: i have 46 pounds of apples, each apple weighs 2 pounds, how many apples do i have? Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

 Question 142250: I have 46 pounds of apples, each one weighs 4 ounces, How many apples do I have? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 142250: I have 46 pounds of apples, each one weighs 4 ounces, How many apples do I have? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4670)

 Question 142350: I want to convert 1712 cubic meter into linear foot. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 142478: Could you please help m solve this px? A small area in front of a building is triangular in shape. The perimeter of the triangle is 37 meters. The second side is one-half of the first side in length. The third side is 3 meters less than the first side. Find the length in meters of each side of the triangular region. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1513)

 Question 142526: Can you please help me explin the process in coming up with this equation as I need to explain it to the professor Thank you .11x+.09(6000-x)=624 .11x+540-.09x=624 .02x=624-540 .02x=84 x=84/.02 x=4200 invested @ 11% 6000-4200=1800 amount invested @ 9% Proof: .11*4200+.09*1800=624 462+162=624 624=624 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 142803: Could you please help me with this px and the 3 I previously sent. I for got to ask you- sorry Express the following in set-builder notation: M = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} Click here to see answer by MathLover1(7480)

 Question 142798: Could you please help me with solving this? Without writing them down what are the number of subsets of the set A = {a, b, c, d, e, f}? Of set B = {a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j}? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 142821: which of these sets represents a function?.. (2,-2,), (3, -2), (2,3) or (9,pie), (5,7), (4,pie) or both or neither PS: When I say pie I mean the 3.14 sign thing... Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

 Question 142819: If f(x) = x-3/5, then the value of f(8) equals... Click here to see answer by oscargut(1838)

 Question 142820: A jar contains 15 blue and 10 red marbles.. a) If one marble is drawn at random, what is the probability that it is red? b) If two marbles are drawn randomly, what is the probability that the first is red and the second blue if the first marble is replaced in the jar prior to drawing the second marble? c) What is the probability that both are red if the first marble is not returned to the jar prior to drawing the second marble? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 142857: Write out the unit multiplier conversion of 7,000 square kilometers using 6 unit multipliers. (PS: Please show how you worked it out. I have been having mojor problems with these kinds of questions. Thanks.) Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 142893: Could you please help me solve this px? Write the following in roster form: Set J is the set of natural numbers between one and seven. Thank you Click here to see answer by MathLover1(7480)

 Question 142923: a stone falls from a ledge and takes 8 seconds to hit the ground.thestone has an original velocity of 0 m/s.how tall is the ledge. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 142823: solve: 7/x - 2 = 4/x + 3 Click here to see answer by pcsp_kumat(6)

 Question 142950: A 6 ounce can of orange juice sells for \$0.87,and an 8 ounce can sells for \$1.25. which is the better buy? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1513)

 Question 143003: 1. (3 points ) If A  B and B  C,( boxex are a U turned to the right with a line under it) what can you conclude? Why? What if A  B and B  C? (these squres are a U turned right with no line under it. If A  B and B  C ( 1st square has the U turned right w/line square 2 has U with no line. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 143207: okay one more question.Use two unitmultipliers to convert 40 square meters to square centimeters.thank you. Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 143205: Use one unit multiplier to convert 25 meters to centimeters.I am having so much trouble with this problem could u pleasa help me with this? thank you. Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 128886: A car takes on 22.7L of gasoline. How many microliter is that? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 143759: the business alalyst has determined that the selling price for a laser printer is 2000. the cost to make one laser printer is 910 and the fixed cost is 376050.. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4670)

 Question 144419: My question asks me to show how to convert 8 quarts to gallons using a unit multiplier. (1 gal = 4 qt) I know the answer but I am having trouble writing the conversion. Click here to see answer by nabla(475)
 Question 144419: My question asks me to show how to convert 8 quarts to gallons using a unit multiplier. (1 gal = 4 qt) I know the answer but I am having trouble writing the conversion. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 144488: how do you convert meters per cubed or m^3 into microliters Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 145331: You have two empty containers that water can be placed in. One is 3 gallons in capacity while the other is 5 gallons in capacity. You are standing next to the ocean. Your task is to determine how to measure 4 gallons of water. No estimation!! You can fill, dump, refill, and dump as many times as you want. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 146327: Find the number of grams in 180 drams, where 1 grain is 1/60 of a dram. Need to find the formula. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 148172: Pls. help!!! I can't understand the question. On top of the building, a cylindrical tank is 22 ft high and with a radius of 6 ft. is filled with water. If water has a mass of 62.4 lbs/cubic ft., what is the mass of the water in the tank when it is full? I need a formula and a pattern to understand this. Pls. help me answer this question. Thanks. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 148173: pls. help me with this!!!! A plot of glass is 60 m long and 25 m wide. A sidewalk, 3m wide, surrounds the plot. Find the area of the side walk. What could the formula be to find the area of the sidewalk?? How could I use the measurement of the plot to find the area of the sidewalk. Pls. help I need an explanation about this. I don't get it.. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 148178: pls. help!! I can't understand this question. I have to get the diameter and the given is only the mass and the height. here is the word problem: A cylindrical water tank holds 1000 L of water. Determine it's diameter if it's 1.5 m tall. What could be the formula to get the Diameter. Please help. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 148178: pls. help!! I can't understand this question. I have to get the diameter and the given is only the mass and the height. here is the word problem: A cylindrical water tank holds 1000 L of water. Determine it's diameter if it's 1.5 m tall. What could be the formula to get the Diameter. Please help. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 148191: For the following probability distribution μ = xi| 250 300 400 pi| 0.30 0.50 0.20 a. 0.50 b. 300 c. 305 d. 317 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 148946: The volume of a certain metal varies directly with its mass. If a sample with mass 60.2 grams has a volume of 14.0 cubic centimeters, then what is the volume of a sample with mass 150.5 grams? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 149152: A rectangular corral has a perimeter of 64 yards. Its length is 8 yards more than its width. What are the dimensions of the corral? Click here to see answer by mangopeeler07(462)

 Question 149178: The perimeter of a rectangle oceanfront lot is 190 meters. The width is one-fourth of the legnth. Find the dimensions. Click here to see answer by HyperBrain(694)

 Question 149186: Question #1: If a preparation contains 5grams of a drug in 500 mL. how many grams are contained in each tablespoon? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 149187: Question #2: A preparation for cough contains 1.5 grams of an expectorant per 100 mL. How many grain of the expectorant are there in a teaspoonful? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 149945: 11.25) Two numbers have the ratio 3:4. If 4 is added to each of the numbers the resulting ratio is 4:5. Find the numbers. 11.27) A line segment of length 120 inches is divided into three parts whose lengths are proportional to 3,4,5. Find the lengths of the parts. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 150041: Janet and Carl decorate cakes in a bakery. Janet can decorate a cake every 0.24 hour and Carl can decorate a cake every 0.33 hour. If they work together, at what rate are they decorating cakes? Round to the nearest tenth of a cake per hour. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 150348: convert 4 acres to units of square feet Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1513)