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 Question 623954: how does the fact that the angles of a triangle add up to 180 degrees depend on the validity of the parallel postulate? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 623995: Please help put into an equation and solve. A rope is 54 inches long and must be cut into two pieces, where one piece is twice as long as the other. What are the lengths of the two pieces? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 624033: Hi, I know this is not a word problem but I cannot find the correct section for this question... Convert the following decimal numbers to binary form: 73 800 2.5 Thank you!!! If you could also tell me the proper link to look this stuff up under that would awesome! I like to try and use the solvers but I cannot find this under any of the given sujbects... :) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 624045: Cano went to Gator's Dockside for "all-you-can-eat" wings. The food bill totaled \$25. He also left \$2 for the tip. What percentage of the bill was his tip? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 624046: Cho paid \$360 for a plane ticket to Arizona. He must also pay a 15% convenience fee for booking with a travel agency. What is the total cost of Cho’s flight to Arizona? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 624023: Using the north pole, a segment of the equator of earth, and segments of two meridians (logitudinal lines), create a triangle whose angle sum is 300 degrees. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 624048: In early 2012, the price of gas was \$3.64. This represents a 40% increase from early 2009. What was the price of gas in early 2009? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 624047: betty paid \$360 for a plane ticket to Arizona. He must also pay a 15% convenience fee for booking with a travel agency. What is the total cost of Cho’s flight to Arizona? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 624082: A fuel tank of a vehicle is 80% full. After traveling some distance, only 30% of that fuel is left. The tank is then filled to its full capacity by putting in 19 gallons. What is the full capacity of the tank Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)

 Question 624083: Convert the following decimal numbers to binary form: 73 800 2.5 Thank you!!! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)
 Question 624083: Convert the following decimal numbers to binary form: 73 800 2.5 Thank you!!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 623993: If peanuts cost \$.85 per pound and cashews cost \$1.05 per pound, how much of each should be used to make a 12 pound mix that cost \$.90? Click here to see answer by htmentor(788)

 Question 624199: Please solve this problem. Thanks! I am a three digit number. My hundreds digit is 4 more than my ones digit, and my tens digit is their difference. What number am I? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624655: write the slope intercept equation for the line that passes through (-8,11) and is perpendicular t 2x -7y=14 Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)

 Question 624677: in a rock concert 2/7 of spectators purchased Rs 1000 tickets while remaining 15000 purchased Rs 500 tickets How many spectators viewed the concert Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 624755: Hello I'm really stuck on this problem and I'm looking for some help. I'll show you the question and what we are learning so you will have a better understanding of what the answer is suppose to look like. The Little Town Arts Center charges \$21 for adults, \$17 for senior citizens and \$8 for children under 12 for their live performances on Sunday afternoon. This past Sunday, the paid revenue was \$13,274 for 886 tickets sold. There were 47 more children that adults. How many children attended? I am not sure where to start with this question, we recently learned revenue, profit and cost function, also systems of linear equations in three variables. It looks like I am suppose to Solve a linear system with 3 variables but I am not sure. Thank you for the help! Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 624755: Hello I'm really stuck on this problem and I'm looking for some help. I'll show you the question and what we are learning so you will have a better understanding of what the answer is suppose to look like. The Little Town Arts Center charges \$21 for adults, \$17 for senior citizens and \$8 for children under 12 for their live performances on Sunday afternoon. This past Sunday, the paid revenue was \$13,274 for 886 tickets sold. There were 47 more children that adults. How many children attended? I am not sure where to start with this question, we recently learned revenue, profit and cost function, also systems of linear equations in three variables. It looks like I am suppose to Solve a linear system with 3 variables but I am not sure. Thank you for the help! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 624833: Joe has a collection of nickels and dimes that is worth \$2.10. If the number of dimes was tripled and the number of nickels was increased by 24, the value of the coins would be \$5.70. How many nickels and dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)

 Question 624851: Given the linear equation y=-4/7x-5 find the y-coordinates of the points (-7), (0), (7). Show your work andplot those points and graph the linear equation. This problem is very confusing to me. I cant even think where to begin with can someone please help me...Im so very confused. Any help I can get with this will be greatly appreciated...Thank you Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624849: If Barbara received a 4% raise and is now making \$41,200 per year, what was her salary before the raise? Round your answer to the nearest dollar. I would appreciate any help I can get with this word problem. Thank you for your time and efforts.... Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 625133: The difference between the squares of two consecutive odd no. is 80.Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 625128: 200(2)/(17) of gold is distributed between two surviving daughters of Mrs.Rosemary.If the eldest daughter expected bequeth 100g of gold, how much less gold does she recieve short of her expectataions? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 625134: A car travels 64 km in 2 hours.What distance will it travel in 6(1)/(4) hours.If the speed remains the same. Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 625178: If Jackson deposits \$100 at the end of each month in a savings account earning interest at a rate of 8%/year compound ed monthly, how much will he have on deposit in his savings account at the end of 6 yr assuming that he makes no withdrawals during that period? Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)

 Question 625292: R is what percent of 1000? Can someone go into detail on how to answer this? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 625306: 1/5 butterflies are on jasmine flowers and 1/3 butterflies are on rose flowers.three times the difference of butterflies on jasmines and roses are on lily.find total number of butterflies Click here to see answer by Khukubabu(5)

 Question 625425: A barrel contains 106 gallons of paint and is being drained at a constant rate of 5 gallons per minute. Write an equation that models the number of gallons,g, after, t, minutes Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 625419: If we ignore air resistance, the polynomial function h(x)=-16t^2+200 describes the height in feet of a falling object after falling t seconds from an initial height of 200 feet. What is its height after 3 seconds? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 625406: I have to write a formula. In order to have an average of 85, Maia must earn at least a 76 and no more than a 95 on her final exam. If M represents the final exam grade, write a compound inequality representing the grades needed for an 85 average. Click here to see answer by KMST(1864)

 Question 625619: An experienced bricklayer can construct a small wall in 2 hours. An apprentice can complete the job in 6 hours. Find how long it takes if they work together. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 625618: The sum of a number and 2 times its reciprocal is 3. Find the number(s). Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625656: A school sold 200 tickets to a play. Ticket prices were \$8 per adult and \$5 per child. If the total sales for the tickets came to \$1414, how many children 's tickets were sold? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625676: A house was sold for \$2 850 000. The house is 20 m by 15 m.? What was the price per metres square? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 625693: A mother wants to give land to her three children. She gives one-half of the land to the oldest child, one-third of the land to her second child and one-ninth of the land to her youngest child. She keeps 1 acre for herself. How many acres of land does each child get? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625765: He has \$28 saved and is adding n dollars a week for 4 weeks. Which of the following is an expression for the total amount after n weeks? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 625900: The carnival sells tickets at \$15.00 for adults and \$10.00 or children. *If every adult came with two children and a total of 468 tickets were sold, how many of them were children's tickets? *How many of them were adults' tickets? *How much money did the carnival make in ticket sales? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 625909: Fred has 5 hours at his disposal. How far (in miles) can he ride his bicycle, going at 10 miles per hour, and returning by the same route at 4 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 625909: Fred has 5 hours at his disposal. How far (in miles) can he ride his bicycle, going at 10 miles per hour, and returning by the same route at 4 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 626019: A local hamburger shop sold a combined total of 700 hamburgers and cheeseburgers on Tuesday. There were 50 more cheeseburgers sold than hamburgers. How many hamburgers were sold on Tuesday? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 626076: 4 students must be chose for a soccer team their are 15 boys and 15 girls how many ways can they be chosen? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 626145: A farmer wants to build a pen in the following shape to keep his ostriches and emu separate. The pen for the ostriches is a square and the pen for the emu is a rectangle which has the length 10 feet more than its width. The ostriches need 4.5 times as much area as the emus. If the total amount of fencing is 160 feet, find the outside dimensions of the pen. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 626156: A class in number theory was to divide itself into groups of equal sizes to study the Chinese Remainder Theorem. When the class was divided into groups of 3, two students were left out; when into groups of 4, one was left out. When it was divided into groups of five, the students found that if the professor was added to one of the groups, no one was left out. Since the professor had never really understood the Chinese Remainder Theorem when he was in college, the last arrangement worked out nicely. How many students were there in the class? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 626226: THere are 100 chicken and rabbits on a farm. For a total of 260 legs. How many chickens are there in the farm? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 626222: the hand of the clock is 2 cm how far will it move within 1 hour Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

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