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 Question 362949: (Assume the volume is kept constant) If the pressure on a gas doubles, how does the absolute temperature change? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 363085: How many times do the two hands of a clock point in the same direction between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm of a single day? Click here to see answer by Mr.positive(13)

 Question 363216: I have 0 thousands, 17 tens, 0 hundreds and 10 ones. What number am I? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 363216: I have 0 thousands, 17 tens, 0 hundreds and 10 ones. What number am I? Click here to see answer by Mr.positive(13)

 Question 363293: The sum of a number and its square is 72. Find the number. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 363374: in a factory, one inspector checks every 8th item coming off the assembly like. another inspector checks every 12th item. if 1500 items are produced each day, how many items are inspected two times Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 363375: A ferry leaves a harbor and travels to a resort island at an average speed of 22 mph. On the return trip, the ferry travels at an average speed of 18 mph because of fog. The total time for the trip is 5 h. How far is the island from the harbor Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 363375: A ferry leaves a harbor and travels to a resort island at an average speed of 22 mph. On the return trip, the ferry travels at an average speed of 18 mph because of fog. The total time for the trip is 5 h. How far is the island from the harbor Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 363475: The least and greatest numbers in a list of 7 real numbers are 2 and 20 ,respectively. The median of the list is 6 , and the number 3 occurs most often in the list. which of the following could be the average (arithmetic mean) of the numbers in the list ? I 7 II 8.5 III 10 (A) I only (B)I and II only (c) I and III only (D) II and III only (E) I, II, and III Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 363327: A semi- truck travels 360 miles through flatline in the same amount of time it travels 180 miles through the mountains. The rate of the truck is 25 miles per hour slower in the mountains than in the flatland. Find both the flatline rate and mountain rate. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 363505: One number is five more than another and their sum is three less than three times the smaller. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 363536: Contributions to a charity totaled \$120,00 last year. The contributions decreased by 7% this year. What was the total amount of contributions made to the charity this year? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 363534: A certain substance decomposes and loses 20% of its weight each hour.If there is originally 4,000 grams of this substance, how much remains After 5 hours? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 363649: 30 students are asked if they play soccer or basketball. Each student plays at least one of the two sports. Twenty students said they play soccer and 15 said they play basketball. How many students play both sports? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 363633: 3. Andrea wants to deposit money into a bank account that earns 4% simple annual interest. Use the formula to find the amount of money that she should deposit so that she earns \$2800 after 3.5 years Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 363699: A radiator contains 7 qt of a 30% antifreeze solution. How much should be removed and replaced with pure antifreeze to yield a 40% solution? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 363698: If a parade 1 mi long is proceeding at 4 mph, how long will it take a runner jogging at 6 mph to travel from the front of the parade to the end of the parade? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 363719: A company's profit for the second half year is \$150,000 greater than the profit for the first half year. The total annual profit is \$850,000. What is the profit for the first half yaer? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)
 Question 363719: A company's profit for the second half year is \$150,000 greater than the profit for the first half year. The total annual profit is \$850,000. What is the profit for the first half yaer? Click here to see answer by SUNNIE630(1)

 Question 363774: help please! a trapezoid has an area of 185d^2 sq. meters and a height of 15d meters. the lower base is 10 more than the upper base. find the length of the upper base. Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)
 Question 363774: help please! a trapezoid has an area of 185d^2 sq. meters and a height of 15d meters. the lower base is 10 more than the upper base. find the length of the upper base. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 363785: You are on your way to visit your Grandma, who lives at the end off the valley. It's her birthday, and you want to give her the cakes you've made. Between your house and her house, you have to cross 7 bridges, and as it goes in the land of make believe, there is troll under every bridge! Each troll, quite rightly, insists that you pay a troll toll. Before you can cross their bridge, you have to give them half of the cakes you are carrying, but as they are knid trolls, they each give you back a single cake. How many cakes do you have to leave home with to make sure that you arriive at Grandma's house with exactly 2 cakes? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)
 Question 363785: You are on your way to visit your Grandma, who lives at the end off the valley. It's her birthday, and you want to give her the cakes you've made. Between your house and her house, you have to cross 7 bridges, and as it goes in the land of make believe, there is troll under every bridge! Each troll, quite rightly, insists that you pay a troll toll. Before you can cross their bridge, you have to give them half of the cakes you are carrying, but as they are knid trolls, they each give you back a single cake. How many cakes do you have to leave home with to make sure that you arriive at Grandma's house with exactly 2 cakes? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 363814: The average attendance at a baseball game this year was 35,000 people. This was an increase of 12% from last year. What was the average attendance at a baseball game last year? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 363839: In a certain senior class, 72 percent of the male students and 80 percent of the female students have applied to college. What fraction of the students in the senior class are male? (a) There are 840 students in the senior class (b) 75 percent of the students in the senior class have applied to college Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 363839: In a certain senior class, 72 percent of the male students and 80 percent of the female students have applied to college. What fraction of the students in the senior class are male? (a) There are 840 students in the senior class (b) 75 percent of the students in the senior class have applied to college Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 363783: Three people picked 65 apples altogether. At the first tree they each picked the same number of apples. At the second tree they picked 3 times as many as they picked at the first tree. When they finished at the third tree, the group had 5 times as many apples as they had when they started at the tree. At the fourth tree the group picked just 5 apples. How many apples did each person pick at the first tree? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 363922: I haven't taken algebra in quite a few years. I'm trying to program a program to do a simple calculation. In order to do this, I have to know how to setup a word problem. My problem is to calculate how many weeks it would take to become a millionaire if I put 1 cent in my piggy bank one week, 2 cents the next week for a total of 3 cents, 3 cents the next week for a total of 6 cents, etc until I reach 1 million. I don't know how to set this up. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 364019: twice the difference of a number and 7 is equal to three times the sum of the number and 6 find the number Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)
 Question 364019: twice the difference of a number and 7 is equal to three times the sum of the number and 6 find the number Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 364132: A car generally depreciates 25% of its original price the first year. If a car is worth \$27300 after the first year, what was it's original cost? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 364182: The height of a falling object dropped form a height of 100m is described by h=100-16t2 where t is time measured in seconds. Find i) The velocity at t = 2 ii) The acceleration at t = 2 Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 364182: The height of a falling object dropped form a height of 100m is described by h=100-16t2 where t is time measured in seconds. Find i) The velocity at t = 2 ii) The acceleration at t = 2 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 363977: Priscilla has pennies, Nate has nickels, Dem has dimes, Qasi has quarters, and Hawthorne has half dollars. Nate has five times as many nickels as Dem has dimes. If Priscilla gives 35 pennies to Nate, 80 pennies to Dem, 50 pennies to Qasi, 10 pennies to Hawthorne, and Nathaniel gives 45 nickels to Dem, 5 nickels to Qasi, 2 nickels to Hawthorne, 1 nickel to Priscilla, and Dem gives 10 dimes to Qasi, 3 dimes to Hawthorne, 2 dimes to Priscilla, 3 dimes to Nate, and Qasi gives 2 quarters to Hawthorne, 9 quarters to Priscilla, 2 quarters to Nate, 3 quarters to Dem, and Hawthorne gives 4 half dollars to Priscilla, 3 half dollars to Nate, 2 half dolars to Dem, and 1 half dollar to Qasi, they will all have the same amount of money. How many coins did each start the problem with? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 364269: A 10 inch T.v. set has a width of 8 inches, so what is the height? Click here to see answer by npinson90(1)

 Question 364318: 5 pounds of caramel bats, costing 2.20 per pound are used.10 pounds of licorice bromstick, costing 1.80 per pound are also used. How many pounds of marshmallow goblins (\$3 per pound) are needed if the candy mix sells for 2.50 per pound. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 364308: An airline that flies from Los Angeles to Albuquerque with a stopover in Phoenix charges a fare of \$80 to Phoenix and a fare of \$120 from Los Angeles to Albuquerque. A total of 220 passengers boarded the plane in Los Angeles, and fares totaled \$23,800. How many passengers got off the plane in Phoenix? Click here to see answer by Griffinsdad06(8)

 Question 363264: A gasoline tank on a tractor holds 18 gallons of gasoline. If the tractor requires 7 gallons of gasoline to pow 4 acres, how many acres can the tractor plow with a tankful of gasoline? Click here to see answer by Griffinsdad06(8)