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 Question 368291: What is the least number of trips an elevator with a capacity of 20 people must make to carry 88 people down from the top floor of a building to the lobby? (A) 1 (B) 4 (C) 4.4 (D) 5 (E) 20 Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 368290: Irene has 15 bags of grain in her barn.if she can carry at most 2 bags of grain at a time, what is the least number of trips she must make in order for her to carry all of the bags to her truck? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 368326: A student scored 78 on a test that had 4 seven-point fill-ins and 24 three-point multiple-choice questions. The student had one fill-in wrong. How many multiple-choice questions did the student answer correctly? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 368388: An arrow is fired straight upward from the ground level with an initials velocity of 208ft per second. During which interval of time will the arrows height exceed 192 ft? Us the position formula: s=-16^2+vot+so (vo=initial velocity, so= initial position, t=time) Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 368450: Jill, Karen, and Betsy, studied a total of 93 hours last week. Jill's and Karen's study time totaled only one-half as much as Betsy's. If Jill studied 3 hours more than Karen, then how many hours did each one of the girls spend studying? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 368521: the length of the rectangle is 2(x+1) meters and the perimeter is 60 meters. find the length of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 368877: Jill can fill a pool by carrying buckets of water in 30 minutes. Sue can do the same job in 45 minutes. Tony can do the job in an hour and a half. How quickly can all three fill the pool together? a: 12 minutes b: 15 minutes c: 21 minutes d: 23 minutes e: 28 minutes Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 368946: Meghan has 100 dollars more than Andrew has. After Meghan spends 20 dollars on groceries, she will have five times as much money as Andrew. How much money does Andrew have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 369049: Joe has a collection of nickels and dimes that is worth \$9.6.If the the number of dimes was tripled and the number of nickles was decreased by 31 the value would be \$6.70 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 369170: If x-y+z=15 and x+y=24, solve the following: 4x+2z= Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 369236: If the height of the sail is x+3 meters, then what is the length of the base of the sail? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 369404: Please help me solve this problem: A family wants to rent a boat which costs \$500 for the first 2 hours and \$50 for each additional half hour. They can spend \$700 for the boat. What inequality represents how many hours they can rent the boat? I tried solving for h as (500/2h)+(50/.5h)<=700. I know the answer is less than or equal to 4 hours, but can't figure out the equation to get me there. Thanks! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 369423: Megan broke the fan belt on her car. the belt goes around two pulleys whose centers are 15 inches apart and each pulley is 4 inches in diameter. how long should the belt be? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 369473: I need help with this problem Construct a polynomial function with the stated properties Third degree, only real coefficients, -4 and 4+4i are two of the zeros, y-intercept is -68 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 369483: Mr Williams counts his midterm as 2/3 of the grade and his final as 1/3. Jack scored a 48 on the mid term. What range of scores on the final exam will he have to make to get an average between 70 and 79 inclusive? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 369456: Can someone help me find a solution for this problem. p(d)=1+d/33 gives the pressure in atmospheres (atm) at a depth d in the sea (d is in feet.) Note that p (0)=1 atm, P (33)=2 and soon. Find the pressure at 140 feet. The pressure at 140 feet is ______ atm ( type an integer or a simplified fraction. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 369491: Henry bought 280 blue and red paper cups. He used 1/3 of the blue ones and 1/2 of the red ones at a party. If he had an equal number of blue cups and red cups left, how many cups did he use altogether. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 369491: Henry bought 280 blue and red paper cups. He used 1/3 of the blue ones and 1/2 of the red ones at a party. If he had an equal number of blue cups and red cups left, how many cups did he use altogether. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 369490: Ashley is making punch for a party. The recipe requires twice as much orange juice as cranberry juice and 8 times as much ginger ale as cranberry juice. If she plans to make 176 onces of punch, how much of each ingredient should she use. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 369514: Find 2 consecutive intergers such that the larger added to three times the smaller, is 109 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 369512: Christine and Jessica leave from the same spot at the same time and begin jogging in opposite directions. At the end of an 1 1/2 hours they are 15 miles apart. Find Christine's average speed if her average speed is 2 miles per hour more than Jessica's average speed. Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 369704: a park ranger caught. tagged and released 612 deer. He then caught 244 deer from the same locaction. 72 of those deer were tagged. How many deer are in that location? The answer is 2074 deer; however, I do not know how to arrive at that answer. What is the constant and how is it derived? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 369897: A new swimming pool opened and on the first three days 246 people went swimming. On the first day 79 people swam. On the second day 47 more people swam than on the third day. How may people swam on the third day? Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 369967: a rocket is fired with and initial speed of 1764m/s. After how many seconds will it hit the ground? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 370003: A certain computer does one calculation in 6 * 10^-7 second. How long does this computer take to do 8 million calculations? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 370160: Central High School has 480 freshmen. Of those freshmen, 333 take Algebra, 306 take Biology, and 188 take both Algebra and Biology. How many freshmen at Central High School take neither Algebra nor Geometry? Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)
 Question 370160: Central High School has 480 freshmen. Of those freshmen, 333 take Algebra, 306 take Biology, and 188 take both Algebra and Biology. How many freshmen at Central High School take neither Algebra nor Geometry? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 370033: A. Perfume is sold in 10mL and 25mL bottles. If a chemist orders 600mL of perfume and receives 33 bottles, how many of each did he receive? B. A boat travels 120km upstream against the current in 5 hours, but makes the return trip in only four hours. Find the speed of the current and the speed of the boat in still water. Please help, Ive tried all different ways for both questions, but I must be using the wrong information. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 370332: The tree casts a shadow c=8 feet long while a person a=6 feet tall casts a shadow b=2 feet long. Find the height of the tree? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 370330: The length of a rectangle is ten times the width. The area is 490 cm². Find the length and the width. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 370389: let L1 and L2 be the line passing through (1,-2) and(4,1), and L2 is the line containing (2,4) and (6,5). Find it an angle between L1 and L2. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 370485: Today,you took your car to have the tires rotated and to have the windshield wiper blades replaced. You have your tires rotated every six months and you replace the windshield wiper blades every eight months. In how many months will you next rotate the tires and replace the windshield wiper blades on the same day? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)
 Question 370485: Today,you took your car to have the tires rotated and to have the windshield wiper blades replaced. You have your tires rotated every six months and you replace the windshield wiper blades every eight months. In how many months will you next rotate the tires and replace the windshield wiper blades on the same day? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)

 Question 370488: Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points (-2, -4) and (-9, -5) the equation of the line in slope- intercept form is y = Click here to see answer by stanbon(57387)

 Question 370459: If x, y, and z are positive integers with xy=24, xz=48, and yz=72, find x+y+z. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 370569: One pipe can fill a storage tank in five hours less time than a smaller second pipe can, and together they can fill it in six hours. How long would it take the larger pipe to fill it? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 370569: One pipe can fill a storage tank in five hours less time than a smaller second pipe can, and together they can fill it in six hours. How long would it take the larger pipe to fill it? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 370597: A rectangular solid has a base with length 5 cm and width 2 cm. If the volume of the solid is 100 cm3, find the height of the solid. [Hint: The volume of a rectangular solid is given by V = LWH.] Need help trying to figure this out Thank you Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)
 Question 370597: A rectangular solid has a base with length 5 cm and width 2 cm. If the volume of the solid is 100 cm3, find the height of the solid. [Hint: The volume of a rectangular solid is given by V = LWH.] Need help trying to figure this out Thank you Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 370604: Find the degree of the polynomial function 3x-x^4 =3/2 Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 370714: An open document on your computer screen is shaped as a 5-inch square. If you increase the size of the open window without changing its shape, to a new side length s, which equation models the area of the document. A. area= s squared B. area= s squared/5 C. s squared-5 D. s cubed /= divide Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 370742: Elaine was charged \$126 interest for 1 month on a \$1800 credit card balance. What was the monthly interest rate? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 370731: Elaine was charged \$126 interest for 1 month on a \$1800 credit card balance. What was the monthly interest rate? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

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