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 Question 106801: This one boggles my mind! One number is 2 less than another. If 9 times the smaller number minus 2 times the larger number is 52, find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 106802: Tickets for a play at the community theater cost \$20 for an adult and \$4 for a child. If 140 tickets were sold and the total receipts were \$2160, how many of each type of ticket were sold? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 106974: Hi I need help solving this one please. Cindy works for \$6 an hour and a total of 25% is taken out for taxes and etc. How many hours will she have to work to total \$450.00? Thanks! Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)
 Question 106974: Hi I need help solving this one please. Cindy works for \$6 an hour and a total of 25% is taken out for taxes and etc. How many hours will she have to work to total \$450.00? Thanks! Click here to see answer by acchs_cheerleader(6)

 Question 107120: In 1970, the consumer price index (CPI) for all items was 116.3. In 1990, it was 318.5. Find each of the following: [ A. The cost of an item in 1990 to the nearest dollar that sold for \$200 in 1970 B. The cost of an item in 1970 to the nearest dollar that sold for \$200 in 1990 C. The percent change in the all items component between 1970 and 1990. please help me im confused . Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 107209: A total of 720 people attented the school basketball game. Adult tickets cost \$2.50 each and student tickets cost \$1.50 each. If \$1220 worth of tickets were sold, how many students and how many adults attented. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 107220: A bank teller knows that she received 34 dimes and nickels from a customer. If the change totaled \$2.05, how many dimes and nickels did she receive. ( They ask you to do a chart for this) Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 107320: Equal amounts are invested at 6%, 7%, and 8% annual interest. If the three investments yield a total of \$2,037 annual interest, find the total investment. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 107320: Equal amounts are invested at 6%, 7%, and 8% annual interest. If the three investments yield a total of \$2,037 annual interest, find the total investment. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6812)

 Question 107455: A man buys a lamp and a table for 390 \$. The table cost 80 \$ more than the lamp. Find the cost of each aricle. Click here to see answer by Dan3322(1)
 Question 107455: A man buys a lamp and a table for 390 \$. The table cost 80 \$ more than the lamp. Find the cost of each aricle. Click here to see answer by Annabelle1(69)
 Question 107455: A man buys a lamp and a table for 390 \$. The table cost 80 \$ more than the lamp. Find the cost of each aricle. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6812)

 Question 107496: After inheriting some money, a women wants to invest enough to have an annual income of \$5,000. If she can invest \$20,000 at 9% annual interest, how much more will she have to invest at 7% to achieve her goal? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 107540: Diego Motors is a small car dealership. On average, it sells a car for \$25,000, which it purchases from the manufacturer for \$22,000. Each month, Diego Motors pays \$50,000 in rent and utilities and \$60,000 for salespeople’s salaries. In addition to their salaries, salespeople are paid a commission of \$500 for each car they sell. Diego Motors also spends \$10,000 each month for local advertisements. Its tax rate is 40%. 1. How many cars must Diego Motors sell each month to break even? 2. Diego Motors has a target monthly net income of \$54,000. What is its target monthly operating income? How many cars must be sold each month to reach the target monthly net income of \$54,000? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57969)

 Question 107561: Eric has twice as much money as Marcia, who has \$175 less than Laurel. But Laurel has as much money as Eric and Marcia have together. How much money does each person have? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)
 Question 107561: Eric has twice as much money as Marcia, who has \$175 less than Laurel. But Laurel has as much money as Eric and Marcia have together. How much money does each person have? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 107609: Sally brought three chocolate bars and a pack of gum and paid \$1.75. Jake brought two chocolate bars and four packs of gum and paid \$2.00 Find the cost of the chocolate bar and the cost of a pack of gum Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 107740: 88. Business and finance. The price of an item is given by p = 2x(2nd power)-100. Find the polynomial that represents the revenue generated from the sale of x items. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57969)

 Question 107795: At work one day, someone received eleven packages. Speedy delivered four times as many as Ralph's express, while Ralph's express delivered one more than Speedquick service. How many packets did each service deliver to the person? Click here to see answer by lauramg012(4)

 Question 107796: When the smaller of two consecutive even integers is added to three times the larger, the result is 31. Click here to see answer by lauramg012(4)

 Question 107794: Someone invested \$12,000.00 for her education. The person invests a portion in a bank certificate of deposit which earns 4% and the remainder in a savings bond that earns 7.5%. If the total interest earned after one year is \$720.00, how much money was invested in the CD account? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 107845: A person invested \$10,000. The greater part is invested at 6% and the remainder at 5%. The annual income from the greater part is \$160.00 more thatn the annul income from the smaller part. What is the smaller part of the investment? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 107855: Stan invested \$17,000, part at 18% and part at 4%. If the total interest at the end of the year is \$1,380, how much did he invest at each rate? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 107855: Stan invested \$17,000, part at 18% and part at 4%. If the total interest at the end of the year is \$1,380, how much did he invest at each rate? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 108108: THERE ARE 850 DOUGLAS FIR AND PONDERSOA PINE TREES IN A SECTION OF FOREST BOUGHT BY LOGGING COMPANY. THE COMPANY PAID A AVERAGE OF \$300 FOR EACH DOUGLAS FIR AND \$225 FOR EACH PONDERSOA PINE. IF THE COMPANY PAID \$217,500 FOR THE TREES, HOW MANY OF EACH KIND DID THE COMPANY BUY? THANKS JMS Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 108111: A person invests 600.00 at 5.64% compounded continously. How long will it take for the money to double. I set it up: I am having a hard time solving it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 108111: A person invests 600.00 at 5.64% compounded continously. How long will it take for the money to double. I set it up: I am having a hard time solving it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 108199: smith has 3 times as much money invested at 8% bonds as he has in stocks paying 9.5%. how much does he have invested in each if his yearly income from the investments is \$6365 ? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 108197: shawn has an annual interest income of \$3290 from two investments. he has \$7000 more invested at 8% than he has invested at 6%. find the amount invested in each rate ? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 108295: BEN IS MAKING WOODEN FOR THE NEXT ARTS AND CRAFTS SALE. EACH TOY COSTS BEN \$1.80 TO MAKE. IF HE SELLS THE TOYS FOR \$3.00 EACH, HOW MANY WILL HE HAVE TO SELL TO MAKE A PROFIT OF EXACTLY \$36.00? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57969)

 Question 108308: A home purchased for \$300,000 depreciated 8% over a 1-year period. What was the value of the home at the end of the year? Click here to see answer by Annabelle1(69)

 Question 108329: please help me The length of a field is equal to 120 meters longer than its width. If the perimeter (distance around) is equal to 560 meters. Find the dimensions of this field. Click here to see answer by Annabelle1(69)

 Question 108323: please help me During part of football, the local team has counted 6 point less than the other team. Both teams have counted a total of 66 points. What is the number of points scored by each team? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6812)

 Question 108305: A principal of \$5000 was invested in a savings account for 4 years. If the interest earned for the period was \$400, what was the annual interest rate? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 108310: Lane invested \$10,000, part at 15% and part at 14%. If the total interest at the end of the year is \$1,430, how much did she invest at 15%? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 108388: THE COST OF PRODUCING A NUMBER OF ITEMS x IS GIVEN BY C = mx + b, IN WHICH b IS THE FIXED COST AND m IS THE VARIABLE COST (THE COST OF PRODUCING ONE MORE ITEM). 1. IF THE FIXED COST IS \$40 AND THE VARIABLE COST IS \$10, WRITE THE COST EQUATON. 2. GRAPH THE COST EQUATION. THANKS JMS Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 108399: THE REVENUE FOR A SANDWICH SHOP IS DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO ITS ADVERTISING BUDGET. WHEN THE OWNER SPENT \$2,000 A MONTH ON ADVERTISING, THE REVENUE WAS \$120,000. IF THE REVENUE IS NOW \$180,000, HOW MUCH IS THE OWNER SPENDING ON ADVERTISING. THANKS JMS Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 108326: please help me One family made a trip by car. They traveled 1312 km in 3 days. On the 2nd day, it is the number of km from the 1st day. On the 3rd day, it is 98 km less than the 2nd day. Find the distance Parcourue every day. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 108493: Evaluate. 42 + 2 7 – (5 4 – 15) Click here to see answer by HyperBrain(694)

 Question 108699: Can someone show me how to do this one? Business and Finance. The demand equation for a certain type of printer is given by D= -200p + 35,000 The supply equation is predicted to be S= -p^2 + 400p - 20,000 Find the eqilibrium price. Thank you! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 109339: Currently, you have \$60 and your sister has \$135. You decide to save \$5 of your allowance each week, while your sister decides to spend her whole allowance plus \$10 each week. How long will it be before you have as much money as your sister? a. Write equation for the model b. Solve the equation My verbal model Week 0 1 2 3 4 5 Your \$ 60 65 70 75 80 85 Sisters \$ 135 125 115 105 95 85 I need help with writing the equation and solving it please!! Thanks!!!! Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 109348: A department store purchases a suit for \$75. To make a profit, the price of the suit is increased by 131%. Find the price of the suit. Thank you. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

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