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 Question 719181: Jorden needs a total of \$350 to buy a new bicycle. He has saved \$35. He earns \$15 each week delivering newspapers. How many weeks will Jorden have to deliver papers to have enough money to buy the bicycle? Click here to see answer by 001onedirection(3)

 Question 719411: THE BILL AT A RESTAURANT FOR THE SMITH FAMILY CAME TO \$40. THEY WANT TO LEAVE A 15% TIP. WHAT IS THE TOTAL COST OF THE MEAL? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 719554: in a restaurant where the sales tax on a \$4.00 lunch is 0.24, what will be the sales tax due, in dollars on a \$15.00 dinner? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7677)

 Question 719740: If I pay \$3000 interest on a \$46000 loan for 20 days,what is my interest rate? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4174)

 Question 719751: Al invested 10,000 in 2 savings accounts , one that paid 4% and one paid 5% . If his total earningd in 1 year was \$480, then how much was invested at each rate ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 719751: Al invested 10,000 in 2 savings accounts , one that paid 4% and one paid 5% . If his total earningd in 1 year was \$480, then how much was invested at each rate ? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7677)

 Question 719780: if the simple interest on 5,000 for 6 years is 1,200, then what is the interest weight Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1657)

 Question 719968: How long, to the nearest year, will it take me to become a millionaire if I invest \$1000 at 8% interest compounded continuously? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34674)

 Question 719989: Find the associated exponential decay or growth model. Q = 2,500 when t = 0; half-life = 4 Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3309)

 Question 720024: Jordan invested \$600 in a savings account. The interest rate is 6% per year. Find the simple interest earned in 3 years. Then find the total of principal plus interest Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 720167: i paid 500.00 for a car .got to pay sale tax @ 7%.how much will i pay? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4174)

 Question 720273: Darcy, Jason, and Maria share \$268. Jason has \$20 more than Darcy and Maria has twice as much money as Jason. How much money do Darcy and Jason have altogether? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 720376: need to the - tax from 78.00 40.50 359.80 153.75 36.00 Ca tax 8.% Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 720571: An engine repair cost a truck owner \$1,406 in parts and labor. If the parts were \$670 and the mechanic charged \$46 per hour, how many hours did the repair take? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 720588: how much money would you have to accumulate in an investment in order the the yearly interest paid (simple) is equal to \$70000 in the investment pays 5.9% Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 514867: How long will it take \$15,000 to grow to \$17,000 if the investment earns interest at the rate of 5%/year compounded monthly? Round your answer to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by lovingmath00(2)

 Question 720624: Suppose a person invest a total of invests a total of \$12,000 in two accounts. One account earns 5% annually, and the other earns 6% annually. If the total interest earned from both accounts in a year is \$690, how much is invested in each account? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 720825: Against the wind a commercial airline in South America flew 340 miles in 2.5 hours With a tailwind the return trip took 2 hours. What was the speed of the airplane in still air? What was the speed of the wind? thank you for answering!!! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 720902: (Future value) To what amont will \$4,800 invested for 9 years at 11% compounded annually acculate? (Round to the nearest cent.) Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4174)

 Question 720874: Find the value of \$1200 left on deposit for 14 years at an annual rate of 7%, compounded monthly. (Round your answer to the nearest cent.) Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 720965: How much money would need to be deposited into a compound interest savings account earning 5% each year so that you will accumulate \$10,000 in 18 years. I believe the correct formula is PV=FV/(1+r)^n but when I try to plug the numbers into the formula, I am coming up with more than \$10,000. I don't know what I am doing wrong and could really use some detailed help. Thanks in advance. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 721120: \$5,000 is invested in two different accounts yielding 3% and 3.5% interest. The interest earned on the two accounts is \$155. ----------------- The answer has to be one of the following but which? ----------------- \$1,000 \$3,000 \$4,000 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 721120: \$5,000 is invested in two different accounts yielding 3% and 3.5% interest. The interest earned on the two accounts is \$155. ----------------- The answer has to be one of the following but which? ----------------- \$1,000 \$3,000 \$4,000 Click here to see answer by Vladdroid(57)

 Question 721035: Carroll High School has a total of 94 boys and girls who play sports. If the number of boys is 9 more than four times the number of girls, how many boys play sports at this high school? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(1132)

 Question 721019: If I wanna buy a pair of pants and they're selling for \$50.00 and there's a 10% off discount. How much money am I saving altogether? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(1132)

 Question 721410: I missed this day and class and I do not know how to do these problems, please help. Find the total cost to the nearest cent. \$18.00 Breakfast; 7% tax Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 721511: I missed a lecture hour for my math class and I have no idea what to do on this worksheet. I know we are using log and LN. so assume we would apply this to this assignment as well. the problem is: The value of a house is increasing at 4.2% yearly. at this rate how long will it take for the value to double? Thank you and I appreciate your time I this:) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)
 Question 721511: I missed a lecture hour for my math class and I have no idea what to do on this worksheet. I know we are using log and LN. so assume we would apply this to this assignment as well. the problem is: The value of a house is increasing at 4.2% yearly. at this rate how long will it take for the value to double? Thank you and I appreciate your time I this:) Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 721585: Sydney purchased a lottery ticket and won \$5,000.00. She invested part of her winnings in a safe account that paid 3% interest per year and the rest of the winnings in a risky venture that ended up paying 7% at the end of the year. At the end of the year she had a profit of \$270. How much did she invest in the risky venture? I identified what my variable is r = risky venture I believe I have to use I=P*R*T I=5000*6*1 and I=5000*7*1 Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 721642: Ana went shopping with X dollars and Y cents in her wallet. After spending half of her money on buying chocolate, she now has Y dollars and X cents. How much money did Ana spend on chocolate? (X and Y each represents a positive integer) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 721732: Problem: two cyclists leave a city at the same time, one going east and the other going west. The west bound cyclist bikes at 15 mph faster than the east bound cyclist. After 5 hours they are 165 miles apart. How fast is each cyclist riding? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3309)

 Question 722040: Jeane worked 45 hours one week and earned a \$380.00 paycheck. She earns time and a half (1.5 times her regular hourly wage) for the number of hours she works in excess of 40. What is Jeane's regular hourly wage? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 722098: Please tell me how to do this, i can't get it. thanks so much Easton Co. produces its product through a single processing department. Direct materials are added at the start of production, and direct labor and overhead are added evenly throughout the process. The company uses monthly reporting periods for its weighted-average process cost accounting system. Its Goods in Process Inventory account follows after entries for direct materials, direct labor, and overhead costs for October. Its beginning goods in process consisted of \$60,830 of direct materials, \$176,820 of direct labor, and \$1109,988 of factory overhead. During October, the company started 280,000 units and transferred 306,000 units to finished goods. At the end of the month, the goods in process inventory consisted of 41,200 units that were 80% complete with respect to direct labor and factory overhead. Prepare the company process cost summary for October using the weighted-average method. Prepare the joural entry dated October 31 to tranfer the cost of the completed units to finish goods Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4174)

 Question 722443: Claudia paid \$33.75 for a new sweater that she bought on sale after a 25% discount. What was the regular price of the sweater? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 722559: when you add up a sum on a calculator how do i work out there year part EXAMPLE: \$2000 at 10% for 2 years= .... ^^^^^ how do i add this up ?? 2000 times 10 % ... ?? PLEASE HELP Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)

 Question 722697: A part of \$6000 was invested at 6% annual interest and the remaining at 7% annual interest. At the end of the year the total received was \$6391. How much money was invested at each rate? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 722745: A musician is planning to market a CD. The fixed costs are \$1020 and the variable costs are \$3 per CD. The wholesale price of the CD will be \$9. For the artist to make a profit, revenues must be greater than costs. How many CDs, x, must be sold for the musician to make a profit? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 722791: cones are .75 cents and sandwhiches are 1.00\$ each. he bought twice the amount of cones than sandchiches. he spent \$225.00. how much of each did he buy? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 722789: cones are .75 cents and sandwhiches are 1.00\$ each. he bought twice the amount of cones than sandchiches. he spent \$225.00. how much of each did he buy? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 722761: Over a 10 year period the balance of payments for a company was modeled by the function where x=0 corresponds to the year2000 and b(x) is the deficit or surplus in millions of dollars. What yrs did the company break even from 2000to2010? What was the balance in 2001 and 2007? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 723060: a given type of concrete contains twice as much sand as cement and 1.5 times as much gravel as sand.how many cubic yards of each must be used to make 9 yd3 of concrete? assume no loss of volume in mixing. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3309)