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 Question 270880: write a word problem for the following number sentence 40/ 8= Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 271117: Admission to a baseball game is \$3.00 for general admission and \$3.50 for reserved seats. The receipts were \$2786.50 for 877 paid admission. How many of each tickets were sold? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 271802: it takes bob the boy scout 10 hours to paddle upstreamin a distance of 15 miles.when he turns around he finds it only takes him 5 hours to paddle 22.5 miles with the current. Hoow fast is bob's boat going in still water and what is the speed of the current of the river? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 272199: Please tell me if this is correct and if not show me the correct way to get the correct answer? The sales representative here tells you they also have two floor plans available, but they only have 38 homes available. Write an equation that illustrates the situation use x and y to denote floor plan #1 and floor plan #2 respectively? x + Y = 38 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 272946: five out of every seven households have cable tv. if 42,000 households in a certain city have a tv, how many do not have cable tv? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 240245: The perimeter of a rectangle is 106 mm. The length is one more than three times the width. What is the area? Click here to see answer by Math H8r(1)

 Question 275407: Please help me solve: A woman has \$1.70 in dimes and nickels. She has 2 more dimes than nickels. How many nickels does she have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 275412: Please help me solve: From a point on a straight road, two cars are driven in opposite directions, one at 52 miles per hour and the other at 31 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 249 miles apart? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57384)

 Question 275421: Please help me solve: From a point on a straight road, John and Fred ride bicycles in the Same Direction. John rides 7 miles per hour and Fred rides 13 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 60 miles apart? ** I know how to do it if they were going different directions but not sure of this problem since they are going SAME direction. Click here to see answer by rfer(12666)

 Question 278164: The sum of two numbers is 73. When the smaller number is subtracted from twice the greater number, the result is 50. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 278173: Camilla has three times as many points as Lynn, Lynn has five more points that Kim. Camilla, Lynn and Kim combined have twice as many points as Jasmine. If Jasmine has 25 points, how many points does each of the other three girls have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57384)

 Question 278656: one person waxes a typical car in 4 hours. A second Person can do the same labor in 6 hours time. How long will it take to wax a typical car if they work together? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 278935: Pencils costing 5 cents each are mixed with 4 cent pencils to form a single pack to sale at \$1.04. How many of each type should be used if the number at 4 cents is twice of the number at 5 cents. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 278926: Jim had 11 coins in dimes and quarters. Their value was \$1.70.How many of each did he have? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 279873: the population of a small town is 57,500 This is 4500 more than twice its population 20 years ago. find the town's population 20 years ago? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 280226: The function given by P(s) = 1 + d/33 gives the pressure, in atmospheres (atm) at a depth of d feet in the sea. For what depths d is the pressure at least 1 atm and at most 7 atm? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57384)

 Question 280422: A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. The Caribbean has 38 more rooms then the Pacific. The Mediterranean has 40 fewer rooms than twice the number of rooms on the Pacific. Find the number of rooms for each of the ships if the total number of rooms for the 3 ships is 574. Am having a hard time figuring this.I need a formulas to solve this. I don't know how to figure without knowing 1 of the variables of 1 of the ships. Can you please lend a hand ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 280478: a girl has twice as many dimes as nickels. if she has a total of \$0.75, how many of each of the coins does she have? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 280928: Working together, Edward and Frank can wallpaper an apartment in 12 hrs. It would take Frank 30 hours to do the same job by himself. How long would it take Edward to do it alone? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 280928: Working together, Edward and Frank can wallpaper an apartment in 12 hrs. It would take Frank 30 hours to do the same job by himself. How long would it take Edward to do it alone? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 280872: Two coins contain only dimes and quarters. The total value of the coins in the first bank is \$15. In the second bank, there are 15 more dimes than in the first bank and half as many quaRTERS. The total value of the second bank is \$10.25. Find the number of dimes in the first bank. Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 281111: an artist makes three types of ceramic statues at a monthly cost of \$650 for 180 statues. The manufacturing costs for the three types are \$5,\$4, and \$3. If the statues sell for \$20,\$12, and \$9,respectively, how many of each type should be made to produce \$2,100 in monthly revenue? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 281160: A regulation double tennis court has an area of 2808 square feet. If it is 6 feet longer than twice its width, determine the size of the court. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 281325: A representative tells you that floor plan one (x) sells for \$175,000 and floor plan two (y) sells for \$200,000. She also mentions that all the available houses combined are worth \$7,200,000. Write an equation that illustrates this situation. Use elimination to determine how many houses are available in each floor plan. Explain how you arrived at your answer. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57384)

 Question 282152: Kyla is paid \$6.00 for raking leaves and \$8.00 for mowing each of the lawn of the neighbors in her subdivision.This year she mowed 12 times more than she raked leaves. In total she made \$918 for doing both. How many times did she rake leaves? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 282223: systems of equations: substitution x+y=6 y=x how do I solve that by substitution? Click here to see answer by Mathematicians(84)
 Question 282223: systems of equations: substitution x+y=6 y=x how do I solve that by substitution? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 282654: you deposite \$520 in a savings account that pays a simple interest of 3.25%.how much interest will you earn in 3 years? Click here to see answer by rfer(12666)

 Question 282649: a toy store buys video games @ a wholesale price of \$18.75.they mark up each game 60%.a costomer has a coupon for 20% off a video game.how much will the video game cost with the coupon? Click here to see answer by rfer(12666)

 Question 282644: school band last year=350 members this year =329 members what is the percent of change in members from last year to this year? Click here to see answer by rfer(12666)

 Question 282675: the perimeter of a cross section or the end of a "two by four" piece of lumber is 10 in. The length is two in. more than the width. Find the actual dimension of the cross section of a "two by four" Click here to see answer by Deina(147)

 Question 283261: Trying to help my son. I am not sure if I am doing it correct. Problem: Five more than twice a number is -13. find the number Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 283572: A MOVING TRUCK LEAVES A HOUSE AND TRAVELS AT A STEADY RATE OF 40 MPH. THE FAMILY LEAVES THE ONE HOUR LATE FOLLOWING THE SAME ROUTE IN THE CAR. THEY TRAVEL A STEADY RATE 60 MPH. HOW LONG AFTER THE MOVING TRUCK LEASE THE HOUSE WILL THE CAR CATCH UP WITH THE TRUCK? Click here to see answer by JenniferTutors(83)

 Question 283885: I cant figure out how to create the problem..I know the answer is 8 but I dont know how to get there.. Three times the sum of some number plus 3 is equal to 7 times the number minus 23..I thought it was 3n+3=7n-23 but its not...thanks Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 283885: I cant figure out how to create the problem..I know the answer is 8 but I dont know how to get there.. Three times the sum of some number plus 3 is equal to 7 times the number minus 23..I thought it was 3n+3=7n-23 but its not...thanks Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 283891: joe orders 9 pizzas, each cut in 8 slices. 1/6 is left over. He wants an equal portion to give 4 people. how many slices does each person get? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 284122: One number is two more than another. Their sum is eight. Find both numbers. I need help writing this as an equation...help please! Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 284712: I have \$6,000 to spend on dishes for the restaurant. There are two designs available, one for \$20 and another for \$45. How many of each can I buy? Please use the algebra substitution method where \$20 is x and \$45 is y. Thank you in advance. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 284789: i need to solve this problem but not sure how to. The sum of the page numbers on the facing pages of a book is 347. Find the larger page number. Thanks Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 284810: The product of 2 consecutive odd numbers is 63. What is the larger number? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57384)

 Question 284805: The sum of the squares of two consecutive positive number is 61. What is the smaller? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 284865: How do i determin if x+y=5, x-y=1 are either parallel, perpendicular or neither? i need some one that will help me understand this and not tell me that i need to go back to basic arithmetic. thanks Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 285474: A 12-ounce can of frozen orange juice concentrate is mixed with 3 cans of cold water to obtain a mixture that is 10% juice. What is the percent of pure juice in the concentrate? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57384)

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