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 Question 466587: Hello, I have a question I need help with. Your time is appreciated. The lesser of two numbers is 6 less than the greater number. If three times the greater number is subtracted from 52 the answer is the same as when 56 is subtracted from seven times the lesser number. Find the numbers. Thank you Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 466573: Hello, I have a question I need help with. Your time is appreciated. Find the measure of an angle if its supplement measures 150 degrees less than five times its complement? Thank you Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 466628: A car drives down a road in such a way that its velocity ( in m/s) at time t (seconds) is v(t)=2(t)^1/2+4 Find the car's average velocity (in m/s) between t=4 and t=7. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 466916: 2. Consider the supply of computers. For each of the following, state the effect on supply: a. A change in technology that lowers production costs b. An increase in the price of semiconductors c. A decrease in the price of computers d. An increase in the wages of computer assembly workers e. An increase in consumer incomes Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 466918: 6. Graph representative supply and demand curves for the breakfast cereal market, labeling the current equilibrium price and quantity. Then show the effect on equilibrium price and quantity of each of the following changes (consider each separately): a. The price of muffins rises, assuming muffins and breakfast cereals are substitutes. b. The price of wheat, an input to cereal production, rises. c. Consumers expect that cereal prices will be higher in the future. d. There is a change in technology that makes production less expensive. e. New medical reports indicate that eating breakfast is less important than had previously been thought. Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 466947: two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 4 .if their LCM Is 180 , find the numbers. Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)
 Question 466947: two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 4 .if their LCM Is 180 , find the numbers. Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)
 Question 466947: two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 4 .if their LCM Is 180 , find the numbers. Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 467174: what is more than the product of 12 and the square of 17 Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467220: Find the value of the annuity a1=1000,I=.05,n= 10 Whats the Future value of the annuity? Find the value of the annuity? a1=9000,I=.08,n=15 What is the future value of the annuity? Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467216: if your allowance was a penny doubled everyday, how many days would it take for you to have over \$1,000? on which would you have 10,0000? how much would you have on the 15th day? Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467204: Set D is the set of natural numbers between 27 and 51 Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467203: determine whether the pairs of sets are equal, equivalent, both, or neither. A = {7, 9, 10}, B = {a, b, c} Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467236: Find the sum of the following arithmetic series 5+9+13+17+......41 The sum of this series is Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467237: Find the value of the annuity a1= 7000 I=.10 n=25 What is the future value of the annuity? Click here to see answer by Big Poop(157)

 Question 467291: Hello, I have a question that I need help answering, could someone please help me? Thanks:D The number off gears a machine can make varies directly as the time it operates. If it can make 2088 gears in 8 hours, how many can it make in 9 hours? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 467293: Please help me answer this problem, thanks. The price per person of renting a bus varies inversely with the number of people renting the bus. It costs \$20.00 per person if 56 people rent the bus. How much will it cost per person if 58 people rent the bus? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 467286: The equation R= -0.028t + 20.8 can be used to predict the world record in the 200-m dash, where R represents the record in seconds and t represents the number of years since 1920. In what year will the record be 18.0 sec? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 467323: I have eight more quarters than dimes. If the coins are worth \$6.20, how many dimes are there? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 467391: how many cubic meters of water does it take to produce one pair of denim jeans Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 467419: If 4 is added to a number and the sum is tripled the results 16 more than the number. find the number Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 467421: U.S senate has 100 members. After a certain election there were 10 mmore democrates than republicans with no other parties represented. how many members of each party were in the senate? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 467428: In a mixture of concret there are two pounds of cement mix for each pound of gravel if the mixture contains a total of 93 pounds of these two ingredients how many pounds of gravel ate ther Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 466630: Find the volume of the solid formed by rotating the region enclosed by x=0, x=1, y=0, and about the x axis Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 467531: Find two consecutive even intergers such that the smaller added to five times the larger gives the sum of 82 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 467531: Find two consecutive even intergers such that the smaller added to five times the larger gives the sum of 82 Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 467501: The average cost of tuition and fees at a private college in 2000 was 16,200, and in 2005 it was \$20,100. Sketch a line that passes through the points(2000,16200) and (2005,20100) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 467569: A 2005 Honda minivan can travel 240 miles in the city on 4 gallons of gas. Find the amount of gas required for 360 miles of city driving. (hint: use a proportion). Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

 Question 467611: Basketball scoring. Had Stacey's 3-pointer gone in, her team,the Blazers,would not have lost by a score of 79-77 and she would have scored half of the Blazers' points. How muchdid Stacey score in the loss? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 467731: An experienced bank auditor can check a bank's deposits twice as fast as a new auditor. Working together it takes the auditors 4 hours to do the job. How long would it take the experienced auditor working alone? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 467897: Two boys can clean the yard in 6 hours. How many hours would it take 3 boy to clean the same yard if each boy works at the same rate? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9681)

 Question 468272: 800 persons are seated on benches of equal length. if there were 20 fewer benches it would be necessary that two persons more should sit on each bench. find the number of benches. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57357)

 Question 468329: I have to find the area and perimeter of a rectangle. On the top of the rectangle is d+10 and on the right side of the rectangle just has a single d. How do I find these without having the length and width numbers? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 468493: traffic signs are regulated by the manual on uniform traffic control devices. the perimeter of some traffic sign must be 88 inches. also, its length is 6 inches longer than its width. find the dimensions of this sign. Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 468487: Hello, I have a question. An actor invest some money at 5% and \$27000 more than twice the amount at 11%. The total annual interest earned from the investment is \$34560. How much did he invest at each amount. Thank you Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 468614: Okay. I am not very good with word problems and need help with this one: If the sides of a square are lengthened by 8 cm, the area becomes 144 cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square. What is the length of the original square in cm's? Any help is greatly appreciated! Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 468636: Apples are collected in a basket for six people. One third, one fourth, one eighth, and one fifth of the apples are given to four people, respectively. The fifth person gets ten apples and one apple remains for the six person. Find the original number of apples in the basket. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 468639: A local business bought a fax machine for \$625. It depreciates at a rate of \$25 a month. Find function (f)that can be used to determine the value of the fax machine t months after purchase. f(t) = Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 468699: Maria bicycles 7km/h faster than Javier. In the same time it takes Javier to bicycle 51km Maria can bicycle 72km. How fast does each bicyclist travel? also Find the LCM of (4+3y), (16-9y^2), and (4-3y) Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 468809: An airplane descended 150m from an altitude of 650m and then ascended 830 immediately.at what altitude was the airplane flying? Click here to see answer by ccs2011(207)
 Question 468809: An airplane descended 150m from an altitude of 650m and then ascended 830 immediately.at what altitude was the airplane flying? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 468804: A man left 3/7 of his money to his wife,1/2 of the remainder to his brother and the rest of it to be divided equally among his three children.if each of his children received \$ 400, how much did his wife receive? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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