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 Question 340920: a frame maker made a large picture frame using 10 feet of frame molding. If the length of the finished frame was 2 feet more than the width, then what were the dimensions of the frame? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 340933: a flag in the shape of an isosceles triangle has a base that is 3.5 inches shorter than either of the equal sides. If the perimeter of the triangle is 49 inches, what is the length of the equal sides? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 340938: Patrick won a 300 miles race. At one point, Patrick was 20 miles closer to the finish than the start. How far had Patrick traveled at the point? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 340928: If the sum of two numbers is 42 and the difference is 12, then what is the product of the numbers ? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 341424: 1. how many ways can a jury of 9 men and 3 women be selected from 15 men and 11 women? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)
 Question 341424: 1. how many ways can a jury of 9 men and 3 women be selected from 15 men and 11 women? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 341750: Could you please help me on sloving this word problem? A cannery processed 545 pounds of strawberries in 2.5 hours. The cannery processed 3695 pounds in 11.5 hours. How would you write that in a linear equation? And how can you find out how many strawberries were processed in 9 hourS? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 341958: A construction company is planning to pour concrete for a driveway. The length of the driveway is 16 feet longer than its width "w". 32. Write an expression for the area of the driveway. 33. Find the dimensions of the driveway if it has an area of 260 square feet. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 342820: Robert has 39 coins in his pocket. They are all dimes and quarters and total \$6.00. How many of each does he have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 342822: If U equals the Universal set which is equal to {1,2,3,4} and if X = {2,4}, Y = {2,3,4} and Z = {1,2}, find the following: 1. X n Z 2. X u (Y n Z) 3. X u Y Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343007: Five decreased by eight is four times y Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 344508: A net force of 3000 N accelerates a car from rest to 36 km/h in 5 s. What is the mass of the car? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 344504: What is the acceleration of a car that moves from a speed of 5.0 m/s to a speed of 15 m/s during a time of 6.0 s? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30968)

 Question 344526: What forward force must the ground apply to the foot of a 60 kg man to result in an acceleration of 1 m/s2? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 346875: What is the weight in Newtons of a 160 pound man? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 346695: Wendy, a landscaper, who just completed a rectangular flower garden measuring 25 feet by 15 feet, orders 3 cubic yards of pre-mixed cement, all of which is to be used to create a border of uniform width around the garden. If the border is to have a depth of 3 inches, how wide will the border be? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15625)

 Question 346959: Wow. This should be easier... AB * CD = DDD What's D? There should be two answers, but I'm dumbfounded helping my daughter with her homework! :) Help Click here to see answer by haileytucki(390)

 Question 347317: stefani bought enough powered juice mix to make eight and three fourths gallons of juice if her kids go through one and one fourths gallons of juice per week how many weeks of juice did she buy? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 347403: a woman drove part of a 185 mi trip at 50 mi/h and the rest at 55 mi/h. Find the distance she traveled at 50 mi/h if her total driving was 3 hours and 30 min Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15625)

 Question 347590: as t approaches 0 find the limit of ((sin^2)3t)/(t^2) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 347583: Translate the following (write an equation or an inequality): The baby’s weight is less than 10 pounds, but greater than 5 pounds. is this problem greater then or less then (< >)? not sure Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 347579: Use the Squeeze Theorem to evaluate the limit as x approaches infinity (sinx)/x Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 347870: as t approaches 0 find the limit of ( (sin^2) (3t) ) / (t^2) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 347871: as t approaches 0 find the limit of ( (sin^2) (3t) ) / (t^2) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 348114: as x approaches 4^+ find the limit of (4-v)/ | 4-v | Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 348116: as x approaches infinity find the limit of e^ (x- x^2) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 348115: as x approaches 1 find the limit of e^(x-x^2) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 348480: In a barn there are rabbits and pheasants who have together 100 feet and 36 heads. How many of each animal are there? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 348537: The USA won 103 medals. The number of silver medals earned was 4 more than the gold medals. The number of bronze medals was 6 less than the number of gold. How many of each kind of medals did the USA earn? Click here to see answer by haileytucki(390)

 Question 349584: how many ways does the 5 persons can seat in round table? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 349898: I need help coming up with an equation from the following question: "Jim weighs 40 pounds more than Stephanie. Stephanie weighs three fourths as muc as Jim. How much does each weigh?" thanks so much for your help Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 350232: Forensics. A forensic scientist uses the expression 72.6 + 2.5T to estimate the height in centimeters of a female with a tibia of length T centimeters. If a female skeleton has a tibia of length 32.4 cm, then what was the height of the person? Find the length of your tibia in centimeters, and use the expression from this exercise or the previous exercise to estimate your height. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 350224: Crop circles. The expression πr2 gives the area of a circle with radius r. How many square meters of wheat were destroyed when an alien ship made a crop circle of diameter 25 meters in the wheat field at the Southwind Ranch? Round to the nearest tenth. Find π on your calculator. Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)
 Question 350224: Crop circles. The expression πr2 gives the area of a circle with radius r. How many square meters of wheat were destroyed when an alien ship made a crop circle of diameter 25 meters in the wheat field at the Southwind Ranch? Round to the nearest tenth. Find π on your calculator. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 350595: Find the points on the curve y = 2x^3 + 3x^2 -12x +1 where the tangent line is horizontal Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 351312: I cannot do story problems. I am having trouble with two of them. I just need to know how i reach the answer 1.A plane flies 500mls with the wind and 340 against the wind in the same length of time. If the speed of the wind is 20mph what is the speed of the plane in still air. (95,110,130,105)? I know its d=rt but cant figure it out. 2.A contractor mixes concrete from bags of premix for small jobs. How many bags with 11% cement should he mix with 10 bags of 12.5% cement to produce a mix containing 12% cement? I know I am solving for X, or how many bags of 11% cement I need but cannot figure it out. (15,5,7,20) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 351483: What was the (MSRP) for a Lexus SC 430 that sold for \$54,450 after a 10% discount? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 351985: Solve the following by substitution: x + y = 0, 3x + 3y = 4. What are the slopes of the above lines ? Change the second equation in problem 1 to 3x + 2y = 4. Solve by substitution. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 352186: Determine the equation of the line passing through (0,4) with a slope of 1/3. Express this equation using the standard form. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 352166: 20 more than twice a number is 12 times the same number. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 352472: Please help me solve this equation: Frank, Dawn and Robert went to the grocery store to purchase some sandwich meat. Frank bought 300 grams of ham and 200 grams of turkey breast for \$8.90. Dawn bought 100 grams of ham and 300 grams of chicken breast for \$9.00. Robert bought 200 grams of turkey breast and 200 grams of chicken breast for \$9.40. What are the prices / 100 grams for ham, turkey breast and chicken breast? Thanks so much!! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9652)

 Question 352819: I don't understand how to arrive at the answers to the following problems: A)One number is 2 more than 5 times another. Their product is 24. Find the numbers. B) One number is 4 times another. Their product is 4 times their sum. Find the numbers. Thank you! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)
 Question 352819: I don't understand how to arrive at the answers to the following problems: A)One number is 2 more than 5 times another. Their product is 24. Find the numbers. B) One number is 4 times another. Their product is 4 times their sum. Find the numbers. Thank you! Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

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