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 Question 621444: I am not understanding... A set of data is normally distributed with a mean of 100 and standard deviation of 15. · What would be the standard score for a score of 90? · What percentage of scores is between 100 and 90? · What would be the percentile rank for a score of 90? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 621514: Got stumped on this. A farmer bought 100 animals for \$100.00. Pigs are \$10, goats are \$3, and chickens are \$.50. How many of each animal did he purchase. What would the formula be? The third variable has me stpooee Thanks Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 621491: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 823 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 692 deer are caught; 173 of them are tagged. How many deer are in the preserve? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15659)

 Question 621576: The length of a rectangular box is 1 inch more than twice the height of the box, and the width is 3 inches more than the height. If the volume of the box is 50 cubic inches, find the dimensions of the box. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15659)

 Question 621881: A bacteria triples its population in 30 minutes. At this rate how many bacteria will there be in 2 hours if there are 500 now? Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)

 Question 621992: Luisa mows lawns during the summer. She charges \$15 if she cuts the grass but charges \$5 more if she also trims the grass. Last week she trimmed 5 more yards than she cut,. If she made \$415 last week, how may yards did she trim? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 622062: I appreciate all help with this....I am just not understanding how to solve. Find the area under the standard normal curve for the following: (A) P(z > 0.90) (B) P(-1.17 < z < 0) (C) P(-0.58 < z < 1.57) Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622066: I don't get how I should start solving this... If the random variable z is the standard normal score and P(z > a) > 0.5, then a > 0. Why or why not? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622239: one truck could carry 840 units if 19,420 units had to be transported how many trucks were required Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)

 Question 622243: 8. A theater has rows of seats and the number of seats in each row is less than the number of rows. Which of the following represents the total number of seats in the theater? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4164)

 Question 622244: Eggs are to be packed in cartons, each holding eggs. If there are eggs and as many cartons are filled as possible, how many eggs are left over? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4164)
 Question 622244: Eggs are to be packed in cartons, each holding eggs. If there are eggs and as many cartons are filled as possible, how many eggs are left over? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 622347: one number is eight more than a second number. three times the first is eight less than five times the second. find the numbers. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 622386: A skating rink is 32ft x 49ft. The ply wood boards used to build it are 48 inches. Ply wood comes in 4 x 8 pieces. How many pieces of ply wood are used to build the rink? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622399: Charlie can grade exams in 4 hours. It takes John 6 hours to grade the same exams. If they work together, how long will it take them to grade the exams? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 622407: A womans \$20,000 estate is to be divided so that her husband is to receive three times as much as her son. find the amount that her husband and her son will receive. Step 1. Let 'S' represent the amount the son is to receive ___H___ represents the amount the husband would receive. Step 2. ______ + _________ = \$20,000 Repeat again, this time starting with the husband. I am not sure where to even begin, can you help? Thank you. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 622407: A womans \$20,000 estate is to be divided so that her husband is to receive three times as much as her son. find the amount that her husband and her son will receive. Step 1. Let 'S' represent the amount the son is to receive ___H___ represents the amount the husband would receive. Step 2. ______ + _________ = \$20,000 Repeat again, this time starting with the husband. I am not sure where to even begin, can you help? Thank you. Click here to see answer by lenny460(775)

 Question 622554: If your yard is 60 feet wide and requires 5400 pieces of sod that are cut into 1 foot squares, how long is it? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 622605: Parking in a student lot costs \$2 for thr first half hour and \$1.25 for each hour thereafter. A partial hour is charged the same as a full hour. What is the longest time that a student can park in this lot for \$8? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 622674: A survey among 370 4th year students conducted to know in which private university do they want to apply for college. The results of the survey are: 64 like ateneo only 108 like ateneo and ust 190 like ust 86 like ateneo and lasalle 51 like ateneo and lasalle but not ust 164 like lasalle 42 like lasalle and ust but not ateneo Questions: 1. how many students like ateneo? 2. how many like lasalle and ust? 3. how many like all 3 universities? 4. how many do not like lasalle? 5. how many do not like any of the 3 universities? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 622754: A car undergoes a displacement of (3, -7) km in 8 minutes by driving 3 km towards the east and then turning and driving 7 km towards the south. What is the car's speed? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622777: Divide and simplify. 5^6 divided by 5^2 is 625 the correct answer, because for some reason i feel that is not the correct answer. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622773: A certain radioactive isotope decays at a rate of 0.1% annually. Determine the half-life of this isotope, to the nearest year. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622847: If T tons of snow fall in 1 second, how many tons fall in M minutes. Answer is 60MT- Can anyone go into detail in figuring out how that is the answer? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 622851: If p pencils cost 2 D dollars, how many pencils can be bought for c cents? Can anyone go into detail in figuring out how that is the answer? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 622855: How many ounces of a 75% solution must be mixed with 16 ounces of 30% solution to produce a 50% solution? Can anyone go into detail in figuring out how that is the answer? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 622883: two sides of a triangle have the same length. the third side measures 5m less than twice the common length. the perimeter of the triangle is 23m. what are the lengths of all three sides? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622886: At Harvard students show K percent to be emotionally unstable, the number of college students not emotionally unstable per 100 college students is? Having some issues, if anyone can help that would be great. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 622902: A silversmith mixed 25 g of a 80% silver alloy with 50 g of a 25% silver alloy. What is the percent concentration of the resulting alloy? (Round to the nearest tenth of a percent.) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 622770: In an effort to test the laws of physics, you throw a medium-sized marble vertically upwards into the air with an initial velocity of 17.4 m/s. Your hand is 1.3 m above the ground when you release the marble. Use upwards as the positive direction. From the time the marble leaves your hand to the time it hits the ground, what is the marble's total displacement? The choices are: 0 m -1.3 m 16.7 m 32.1 m Click here to see answer by KMST(1869)

 Question 622927: In the town of cantonville, the supermarket, the department store, and the bank are open together on only one day each week. 1. The supermarket is open five days a week. 2. The department store is open four days a week. 3. The bank is open three days a week. 4. On three consecutive days: the bank was closed on the first day, the department store was closed on the second day, and the supermarket was closed on the third day. 5. On Sunday all three places are closed. 6. The bank is not open on two consecutive days. 7. The department store is not open on three consecutive days. 8. The supermarket is not open on four consecutive days. 9. Neither Saturday nor Monday is the day on which all three places are open Click here to see answer by mykasha(37)

 Question 623098: A paint mixture contains 12 gallons of base paint for every gallon of color. In 585 gallons of paint, how many gallons of color are there? Click here to see answer by rfer(12666)

 Question 623230: If 1,790 Mega Watts of power, out of the 3,000 Mega Watts generated by a power utility, reach the destination, what percentage of the generated power reaches its destination? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 623233: A water tank is 60% full. The capacity of the tank is 282 liters. What is the volume of water in the tank? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 623234: A computer company gives a discount of 10% on a new piece of software. If it makes a profit of 4%, what percent does the marked price exceed the cost price? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 623123: Could someone please assist in helping me with this?... A sample of 142 golfers showed that their average score on a particular golf course was 90.46 with a standard deviation of 3.84. Answer each of the following (show all work and state the final answer to at least two decimal places.): (A) Find the 95% confidence interval of the mean score for all 142 golfers. (B) Find the 95% confidence interval of the mean score for all golfers if this is a sample of 120 golfers instead of a sample of 142. (C) Which confidence interval is larger and why? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 623237: A shop sells compact disks for \$15 per piece. If each disk costs \$6 to the shop owner how much profit percent does the shop owner earn? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 623240: The average retail price of the cookbook will be \$30, and the average cost will be \$20. Assume that the equation for demand is Q = 50,000 – 900P, where Q = the number of cookbooks sold per month P = the retail price of books. Show what the demand curve would look like if you sold the books between \$25 and \$35. Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 623396: In how many ways can you vote for 5 numbers be formed from a group of 60 numbers? Show for your work. Use formula: C (n,k)= n! (over) ---------- k! (n-k)! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 623492: a bond that sold for \$2490 decreased 33 1/3 in value by the end of the year. What is its value at that time? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

 Question 623820: If 15 cans of food are needed for 7 adults for 2 days, the number of cans needed for 4 adults for 7 days is ____? Having some issues on the ratio part, if anyone can help that would be great. The steps would be a big help as well. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 623832: An item is regularly priced at \$20. Charlie bought it on sale for 25% off the regular price. How much did Charlie pay? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 623918: Your brother earned \$8 less than you. If you both earned \$70, how much did each of you earn? Thank you for your help. Gina Click here to see answer by math-vortex(472)

 Question 623935: Hi all, this is my last one. You buy a baseball card for 15 cents, sell it for 55 cents, buy it back for 40 cents and sell it again for a dollar. How much did you make? Thanks you Gina Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)
 Question 623935: Hi all, this is my last one. You buy a baseball card for 15 cents, sell it for 55 cents, buy it back for 40 cents and sell it again for a dollar. How much did you make? Thanks you Gina Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)

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