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 Question 168574: The newspaper circulation in your town is 25,000, which is five times the circulation of a popular magazine. What is the circulation of the popular magazine? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 168576: The value of a stock investment is 6,800. This stock was purchased one year ago and its origina value was \$3,400. Fine the increase in the value of the investment. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 168575: You must pay aq toal of \$4,500 in 9 equal payments. Find your monthly payment. Use the formula A=PxN. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 168578: A company purchased some advertisement space in a newspaper. The total cost was \$350 and there were 700 lines in the ad. What is the rate charged per line? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 168573: In the year 2001, a publishing company sold \$12 million worth of books. This amount is \$5000 less than th amount sold by a competing pulishing company. Find the total sales of the competing company in 2001. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 168626: Some greedy parents raided their daughter's piggy bank. They got out a grand total of \$8.20, with the same number of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. How many of each coin were there? Please show the work, i would appreciate it! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 168631: a busload of campers stopped at a diary satnd for ice cream. they ordered 77 cones, some soft serve at \$2.00 each and the rest hard pack at \$0.75 each. if the toal bill was 119.00, how many of each type of cone were order? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 168782: Carol earns \$250.00 plus 7% of her weekly sales. If she earns \$1097.91, what were her weekly sales? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 168782: Carol earns \$250.00 plus 7% of her weekly sales. If she earns \$1097.91, what were her weekly sales? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 168783: How many gallons of 30% alcohol must be mixed with 60 gallons of 14% alcohol to obtain a solution that is 20% alcohol? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 168925: A pair of diamond earrings is on sale for \$2,200.00. The regular price was 2,800.00. Find the markdown rate. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 168919: A retailer purchases 700 pounds of carrots at a price of \$0.30 per pound. The retailer expects that 8% of the carrots will be spoiled before he is able to sell them. The retailer would like a markup of 40% based on the cost. What price per pound should the retailer charge? Show your work Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 168918: An invoice of \$2,000 is dated November 10, and terms of 4/10. n/30 are being offered. Find the cash discount and the amount due if the invoice is paid within 10 days. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 169014: what is the cost per pund of a candy mixture which consist of 2 pounds of chocolate which is \$4.00 per puond and 6 pounds of carob candy which cost \$5.00 per pound? what i got was 4(2)+6(5)=x for x I got 38 now am I supposed to divide by 2 because they dont give you how many pounds for the mixture. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 169013: The total simple interest on a savings certificate one year was \$300 If the annual simpale interest rate was 15% what was the principal amount invested? PXR=I i have x*15%=\$300 divide each side by 15 and you get 20.00 is this right? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 169086: Henry invested \$12,000 in a new restaurant. When the restaurant was sold two years later, he received \$27,000. Find his average annual return by solving the equation 12,000(1+r)^2 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 169146: A fax machine is on sale for \$250.00. The markdown rate is 40%. Find the regular price. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 169145: A computer is on sale for \$800. The regular price was \$950. Find the markdown. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 169259: Maureen paid &62.06 including 7% tax for a sweater. How much did the sweater itself cost? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 169285: Any help with this problem would be great... What rate of interest, to the nearest tenth of a percent, compounded annually is needed for an investment of \$1,500 to grow to \$3,300 in four years? Thanks to all the tutors out there. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 169484: Need a little help with equation. The account at the beginning of the yr was \$6700 and earned \$619 in interest. Investments were in bonds earning 5% balance funds earning 8% and agressive funds earning 12%. There were \$300 less in agressive than bonds and balances combined. How much was invested in each fund. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 169591: Would you rather have a kilometer of quarters or a kilometer of dimes? (in a straight line, with the heads up). How much better is your choice? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 169591: Would you rather have a kilometer of quarters or a kilometer of dimes? (in a straight line, with the heads up). How much better is your choice? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 169586: A furniture store uses a markup rate of 60%. /the store sells a solid oak curio cabinet for P20 400. Find the cost of the curio cabinet? please give me your representation thank you!!! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 169584: A used car is on sale for a discount of 20% off the regular price of P550 000. an additional 10% discount on the sale price was offered. Is the result a 30% discount? What is the single discount that would give the same sale price? please give me your representation thank you!!!! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 169583: The regular price of a pair of shoes is P3 550. A discount of P1 065 is given. What percent of the regular price is the discount? please give me your representation thank you Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 169791: An invoice of 12,000 is dated Apriln 5. The terms 5/10, n/30 are offered. Find the amount due if the discount is earned. Show work. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 169878: A total of P600 000 is deposited into two simple interest accounts. On one account the annual simple interest rate is 8%, while on the second account the annual simple interest rate is 12%. How much should be invested in each account so that the total annual interest earned is P52 000? please give me the table of your solution. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 169879: Mary Grace invested a certain sum in an account that pays 6% interest and invested P10 000 more in another account that pays 10% interest. If the income from both investments was P34 000, then how much did he invest at each rate? please give me your table for the solution Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 169932: This problem is for a project we were given: Jeremy inherits \$200,000 and invests part of the money in bonds with an interest rate of 8%. The remainder of the money is in savings at a 5% rate. What AMOUNT has he invested at EACH RATE if he recieves \$14,800 interest for 1 year.? So far I have the following: let x= dollars invested at 8% \$200,000-x = dollars invested at 5%. Equation as .08x+ .05(200,000-x)=\$14,800 I know you have to clear the decimal and go from there, but when I tried to solve it I got some funky number. thank you for your help! Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)
 Question 169932: This problem is for a project we were given: Jeremy inherits \$200,000 and invests part of the money in bonds with an interest rate of 8%. The remainder of the money is in savings at a 5% rate. What AMOUNT has he invested at EACH RATE if he recieves \$14,800 interest for 1 year.? So far I have the following: let x= dollars invested at 8% \$200,000-x = dollars invested at 5%. Equation as .08x+ .05(200,000-x)=\$14,800 I know you have to clear the decimal and go from there, but when I tried to solve it I got some funky number. thank you for your help! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 169932: This problem is for a project we were given: Jeremy inherits \$200,000 and invests part of the money in bonds with an interest rate of 8%. The remainder of the money is in savings at a 5% rate. What AMOUNT has he invested at EACH RATE if he recieves \$14,800 interest for 1 year.? So far I have the following: let x= dollars invested at 8% \$200,000-x = dollars invested at 5%. Equation as .08x+ .05(200,000-x)=\$14,800 I know you have to clear the decimal and go from there, but when I tried to solve it I got some funky number. thank you for your help! Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 169580: A cashier has P 50, P 100, and P500 bills. the number of P50 bills is 5 more than 7 times the number of P100 and the number of P500 bills is four-fifths the number of P100 bills. If the total amounts that she has P18 100, how many of each type of bills are there? please give me your representation... thank you Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 169940: Totally confused! Please help! Many Thanks! At a local garage sale, Chris bought 4 gardening magazines and 3 mugs for \$8.70. Sarah bought 5 magazines, 2 mugs and 3 refrigerator magnets for \$12.35. Steve bought 2 magazines, 4 mugs and 4 refrigerator magnets for \$15.50. What was the price of each refrigerator magnet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 170018: A mechanic earns \$15.00 an hour for 40 hours and receives time and a half for overtime. Last week he worked 46 hours. Find the mechanic's gros pay for last week. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170016: A receptionist worked 38 hours this week. Find the receptionist's gross pay if she earns \$5.50 per hour. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170014: A treadmill cost \$900.00 and has a markup rate of 30%. Find the markup. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170012: The cost of an electric stove is \$140.00 The markup is \$80.00. Find the selling price. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170011: A crib costing \$180.00 is sold for \$200.00. Find te markup. Click here to see answer by midwood_trail(310)
 Question 170011: A crib costing \$180.00 is sold for \$200.00. Find te markup. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 170067: A factory worer earns \$1.25 for each electric razor completed. Find the wages for the worker if she had completed 120 razors. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 170112: How much should you invest at 12% compounded monthly in order to purchase a \$25,000 car in 5 years? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170071: A manager receives a monthly salary of \$2900.00. Use the tax rates of 6.2% for social security and 1.45% for medicare. Find the social securty tax and the medicare tax to be deducted from one month's paycheck Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170065: A saleperson receives 6% commission. Find the saleperson's gross pay for sales totaling \$145,000. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170155: a sum of \$3600 together with the interest earned is left for 3 years in a bank that pays an interest rate of 6% compounded annually. How much interest is earned (to the nearest cent)? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

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