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 Question 574947: Both companies offer the following rates for the rental of photocopiers: Kan-business: \$ 50 per month and \$ 0.06 per copy Dev-business: \$ 75 PER MONTH and \$ 0.05 per copy For what number of copies the total price charged by the companies is it the same? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 574992: one third of 3000.00 dollar is Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 574991: one third of 7500.00 dollars is Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)
 Question 574991: one third of 7500.00 dollars is Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 575118: if you start out with 100 dollars on january and every month there is a 25% deduction of price, on what month will it take you to get a price under 25 dollars, and give an equation of how to find your answer.[remember each month will have a different amount. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 575124: If I put \$50 every 14 days for 16 years in my bank account how much money will save up? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 575600: a farmer borrow \$3800 for 9 months from a bank. The discounted the loan at 7% I know that interest is \$199.50 and amount of money the farmer recieved is \$3600.50, but can't figure out the actual interest rate which is 7.39% Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 575599: how can \$54000 be invested, part at 12%annual simple interest and the remainder at 6%.so that the interest earned by the two accounts will be eqaul Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 575614: If \$5000 is invested at an annual interest rate of 9% compounded continuously, how much is available after 7 years? Round to the nearest whole dollar Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 575636: find the principle when : final amount =4500 at 20 %per annum in 5 years Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 575633: Two meters of cloth costs \$4.00, and six meters of cloth costs \$12.00. Which equation below relates the cost of the cloth(C) to its length(L)? A) C=2L B) C=4L C) C=1/2L D) C=12L Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 575873: Identify seven bills worth \$20 using \$1,\$5,\$10, and \$20. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 575970: What Number increased by 12% and then decreased by 12% = 86.7328 I can't set up the equation properly, Thanks in advance for your help. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)
 Question 575970: What Number increased by 12% and then decreased by 12% = 86.7328 I can't set up the equation properly, Thanks in advance for your help. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 576049: Approximately how many years will it take \$136,000 to grow to \$468,000 if invested in an account earning 8% interest? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 576101: deposited \$2800 in a savings account that pays you 4% annual interest. How much interest did you earn the first year? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 576233: A student earns 210 dollars for working 20 hours in a store. What is his hourly rate of pay? Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 576238: A student earns \$10 an hour for the first 40 hours she works in a week and \$15 an hour for every hour after that (overtime). Each week she has \$125 deducuted from her check for imcome takes and retirement. If she works 47 hours in a week, how much is her take-home pay? Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 576357: You deposit \$2000 in an account earning 6% interest compounded monthly. How much will you have in the account in 15 years? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 576375: I tried this one for at least 45 minutes, and really need help, please. Mr. Elliot is extremely careful with his money. He recently invested part of his \$150,000 life savings in gold bullion and the rest in a nuclear blast-proof bank. Mr. Elliot earned a 5% profit on his gold bullion and a 3% profit on the money in the bank. If he made a total of \$5,500 from both investments, how much did he invest in gold bullion? I tried both .03x + .05(5,500 - x) = 150,000 and .03x + .05(150,000 - x) + 5,500 solving for both, but neither came out right. Thanks in advance for your help! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 576524: Please help!!! The half life of an element is 3.9 * 10^9 yr. How long does it take a sample of the element to decay to 2/5 of its original mass? Use A=A0(1/2)^(t/T) where AO is the initial amount, T is the half life, and t is the time. (express results in scientific notation, rounded to the nearest hundredth) Click here to see answer by KMST(1864)

 Question 576764: Ann invested her savings in two investment funds. The 6000 that she invested in Fund A returned a 5% profit. The amount that she invested in Fund B returned a 1% profit. How much did she invest in Fund B, if both funds together returned a 4% profit? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 576976: a company produces a pair of in-line skates for 43053. in return, it sells a pair for 89.95. if the total cost are 742.72 how many pairs should the company produce and sell in order to break even Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 577903: If a business borrows \$16,000 and repays \$23,600 in 5 years, what is the simple interest rate? % Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 577906: Convert the following credit card rate to the APR. Nebraska, 0.03288% daily rate. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 578097: When you retire you will initially require an annual income of 125,000 per year. You anticipate living for 25 years during retirement with an 8% investment return. How much do you need in your pension plans to cover this need? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 578519: suppose that you have 1600 in savings account. the bank pays 2.5% annual simple interest. what would be the interest paid after 9 months? what is the balance in the account? the interest paid after 9 months would be? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 578504: The maturity value of \$13200 at 7% for 7 months is. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 578500: How long does it take a principal to double itself at 12%. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 578501: The simple interest at 6.5% for 30 months on \$3,500 loan is: Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 578502: A, B, & C have equal incomes from investments. A has invested \$2000 less than B and \$2500 more than C . The rate of interest received by A is 1 per cent more than that received by B and 2 per cent less than that received by C. How much has A invested? Pls. help me solve this. I've been working on it for 2 hours now and still can't come up with the equation and the answer. Thanks. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 578736: Peg works 2 1/2 hours each day on 4 days a week sewing covers. At \$11.25 per hour, how much does she earn each week? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 578827: you deposit 1800\$ in a special savings account. the account earns interest at an annual rate of 6%, compounded monthly. what amount will be in your account at the end of three months if no deposits or withdrawals are made? Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 578888: Lea has 134 and drew has 180 After both of them spent an equal amount of money shopping Drew had 3 times as much as Lea How much did each of them spend? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 579154: A sum of money amounting to \$6.20 consists of dimes and quarters. if there are 35 coins in all, how many are quarters? I usually have no problem with these. I set it up like this: .25x+.1y=35 x+y-6.20 I kept getting huge answers... Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 579312: Suppose you have a cookie stand, and when you charge \$3 per cookie box you sell 250 boxes. But when you raise your price to \$5 you only sell 120 boxes. a. Write an equation for the number of boxes you sell as a function of the price you charge. b. Denote "B" for number of boxes, and "P" for the price you charge. c. Assume the function is linear Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 579348: Suppose you see a car with an advertised price of \$29,550 at \$645.70 per month for 5 years. What is the amount of interest paid? Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)

 Question 579408: Tony deposits\$6000 into an account that pays simple interest at a rate of 2% per year. How much interest will he be paid in the first 6 years? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 579527: Write in exponential form. log2 128=7 Please and thank you. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 581065: The Shaws invest \$3,600 in an account paying 8%, compounded quarterly. Find the amount in the account after 1 year. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 581119: Lisa invested part of her \$35,000 bonus on a fund that paid an 11% profit, and one that suffered a 4% loss. Find the amount of each investment if the net profit was \$1,900. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 581354: An initial deposit of \$9,000 earns 5% interest, compounded monthly. How much will be in the account after 7 years? (Give your answer correct to the nearest cent.) Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 581475: I am having a bit of trouble with this - any help would be appreciated- Last year, Elaine's investment earnings were: \$13,000 She had three types of investments: Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds. Her stocks paid a return of 10% while her mutual funds paid a return of 6% and her bonds paid a return of 2%. If Elaine invested 25% of her money in stocks, 25% of her money in mutual funds and 50% of her money in bonds, then... how much did she invest in Stock? how much did she invest in Mutual Funds? how much did she invest in Bonds? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 581443: At a local restaurant, \$287 in tips is to be shared between the server, bartender, and busboy. The server gets \$21 more than three times the amount the busboy receives. The bartender gets \$51 more than the amount the busboy receives. How much will the server receive? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 581688: suppose you deposit \$640 into an account which earns 2.5% annual interest.Explain how you find the balance after one year. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

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