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 Question 483516: A can do 1/3 of certain work in 10 days and B can do 2/5 of the same work in 8 days find how much work can B do in 1 day. Click here to see answer by emargo19(101)
 Question 483516: A can do 1/3 of certain work in 10 days and B can do 2/5 of the same work in 8 days find how much work can B do in 1 day. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1424)

 Question 483521: A project can be done by 8 girls in 5 days. 5 boys can do the same project in 6 days. How long will it take for 3 boys and 6 girls to do the job? Click here to see answer by emargo19(101)

 Question 483625: A number decreased by 32 is -58. Find the number Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 483649: Sara can clean an attic in 9 hours. Floyd cleans the same attic in 15 hours How fast can they clean the attic if they work together? What equation do you use to get the answer? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 483688: Need help.. Suzie’s flower shop estimates that supplies costs for one month will be given by the polynomial 2x^2 + 14x – 9. She estimates that utilities costs for one month is given by 12x – 3. Find and simplify an expression that would estimate Suzie’s total costs for one month. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 483692: Eddie is flying a jet against the wind on a 330 mile trip. Flying with the same wind speed, Eddie could fly a 550 mile trip in the same amount of time. If Eddie's jet flies at 220 miles per hour in still air, what is the speed of the wind? Show your work to see how you worked it out. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 483693: There are two small valves in the bottom of a tub filled with water. If opened, one valve will empty the tub in three hours; the other will empty it in six hours. If both valves are opened at the same time, how long will it take to empty the tub? Show your work in Algebraic form. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 483731: find a pattern in the list of numbers.then find the next number in the list. 1024,256,64,16,4 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 483124: explain how you can have 5 points in a coordinate plane so that you are sure no three of these points will be collinear. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 483789: Darla is building a new desk. To make sure she had made a square corner, she measures 4 ft from the corner along one edge and 3 ft from the corner along the other edge. How long should the diagonal be between those two points if the corner is a right angle? diagonal=___ ft. round to the nearest thousandth. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 483727: at the local grocery store,lemons are 52 cents each and limes are 21 cents each.how many lemons and limes can you buy for exactly \$3.75? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 483875: Please help me solve this problem: " A car started travelling at 60 km/hr. Two hours later, another car started to overtake the first at 80 km/hr. Gasoline cost 45.20 per liter and the second car averages 12 km per liter consumption. How much worth of gasoline did the second car consume in overtaking the first car? " Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 484193: The area of a rectangle is 45 square cm. If the length is 4 cm greater than the width, what are the dimensions of the rectangle? I need the algebraic formula, plus the answer. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 484194: a table cover,4m by 2m is spread on a meeting table.if 25cm is hanging all around the table,find cost of polishing the table top at Rs 2.25 per square metre Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484229: Figure A and Figure C overlap each other to form square p and 4 small rectangles surround it, if C and L have an area of 40, and all the four sides are integers, what is the area of square P Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 484292: I need your help with this: When loaded with bricks, a lorry weighs 11600KG (255736 lb). If the bricks weigh 3 times a heavy as the empty lorry, find the weight of the bricks. Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 484478: Probability: A dice shows the numbers 1,2,3,4,5, and 6 if each number has an equal chance of appearing on any given roll, what is the probability that 2 or 4 appears? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 484493: If you multiply my score by 3, then subtract 40 from that answer, then divide by 2 you will get exactly 100, What was Bob's test score? Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 484524: If the product of 3 and a number is decreased by 5, the result is 17. Find the number. Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 484598: Apples are collected in a basket for six people. One third, one fourth, one eight and one fifth are given to four people respectively. The fifth person gets ten apples with one apple remaining for the sixth person. Find the original number of apples in the basket? thank you very for the answer! :) Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 484619: find 2 numbers with sum of 28 and half their difference 2 Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484623: a rectangle has a perimeter 32 cm. if 3 cm is taken from the length and added to the width, the rectangle becomes a square. what are the dimensions of the original rectangle Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484626: given: an equilateral triangle with sides (b+2)cm, (a+4) cm, (4a-b) cm. whats a and b Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484630: amy and michelle have \$29.40 between them and amys money is 3 quarters of michelles. how much money does each have? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 484630: amy and michelle have \$29.40 between them and amys money is 3 quarters of michelles. how much money does each have? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 484631: i collect only 50 cent and \$1 coins. my collection consists of 43 coins and their total value is \$35. how many of each type do i have? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484719: 2/z+4= 1/z-9 solve Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 484087: A total of 50 juniors and seniors were given a mathematics test. The 35 juniors attained an average score of 80 while the 15 seniors attained an average of 70. What was the average score for all 50 students who took the test? A. 73 B. 75 C. 76 D. 77 E. 78 Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 484885: The product of a square of a nmber and 7 is the same as the sum of the cube of 3 and 1. Find the number Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 484873: I have \$22 to spend at the movies. If The ticket costs \$7.25, write and solve an inequality to find out what is the most I can spend on soda and snacks. Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 485109: 3+|x-1|=3 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 485097: the sum of three numbers is 77. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 485169: I need a tutor to help me with problem please below? The number N of aluminum cans used each year varies directly as the numbe of people P using the cans. If 58 people use 14,964 cans in one year, how many cans are used in a city which has a population of 1,709,000?The number of cans used is ___ ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 485137: Dan, andy, Tim and Bret planted a total of 34 trees. Dan planted three times as many as Bret. Tim planted as many as Dan and Bret combined. Andy planted half as many as Bret. How many trees did each plant? I cannot figure out how to set up the equation(s) to solve this problem. Please help. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 485219: Amoxicillin is available as 250mg/5ml. The physician writes for a dose of 325mg. How many mls would you instruct the patient to take? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485239: Sides of a square lengthened by 5 cm, The area becomes 121cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485240: Sides of a square lengthened by 5 cm, The area becomes 121cm^2. Find the length of a side of the original square? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485209: 4,096, 1024, 256, 64, what three numbers are next Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 485218: Moving company A charges \$80 plus \$55 an hour to move households across town. Moving company B charges \$75 an hour for cross-town moves. For what lengths of time is Moving company B more expensive than Moving Company A? Write an inequality and solve for time t. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 485328: Matt has a total of 18 pens and pencils in his backpack. He has 8 more pens than pencils. How many pens does he have? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)
 Question 485328: Matt has a total of 18 pens and pencils in his backpack. He has 8 more pens than pencils. How many pens does he have? Click here to see answer by ficent(1)

 Question 485324: If 5 is added to three times a number, the sum is less than twice that number. For what numbers can this be true? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 485421: In a tournament there are twice as many amateur as professional. A total of96 are in tournament. How many amateyrs are there? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485350: find the domain and range of square root of x-4 Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

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