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 Question 635761: In how many different ways can a bill of \$1.25 be paid using 20 cent, 25 cent and 50 cent coins only? 50c + 50c + 25c = \$1.25 20c + 20c + 20c + 20c + 25c = \$1.25 So that's 2 ways. Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 635861: the distance a body falls caries directly as the square of the time that it falls. if it falls 867 meter in 17 seconds, how fas will it fall in 4 second? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30937)

 Question 635833: How do you get the sum of 24 by only using four numbers and they are 5,1,1,1? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)
 Question 635833: How do you get the sum of 24 by only using four numbers and they are 5,1,1,1? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1420)

 Question 635919: tickets to the local circus cost 3 dollars for children and 5 dollars for adult. There were 3 times as many children tickets sold as adult tickets. All together the circus made 700 dollars. How many children and how many adult bought tickets to the circus? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 636068: The admission fee at a county fair is \$1.50 for children and \$4.00 for adults. On a particular day, 2200 people enter the fair and \$5050 is collected. How many children and how many adults attended? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 636111: Please help me with this problem. I just cannot get the hang of it. I just want to thank you in advance for taking the time to help me. A survey of 180 college men was taken. 43 students were in fraternities, 52 participated in campus sports, and 35 participated in campus tutorial programs. 13 participated in fraternities and sports, 14 in sports and tutorial programs, and 12 in fraternities and tutorial programs. 5 participated in all three activities. To start D) How many participated in fraternities and sports but not in tutorial programs? E) How many participated in only sports? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1420)

 Question 636228: IF FARMER BROW HAS LOTS OF PIGS AND CHICKENS AND THERE ARE 50 HEADS AND 160 FEET HOW MANY PIGS ARE THERE ??? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 636493: 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 butterbean0315(7)

 Question 636537: The volume of a shipping box in a cubic feet can be expressed as the polynomial 2x^3+11x^2+17x+6. Each dimension of the box can be expressed as a linear equations with integer coefficients. Which expression could represent one of the three dimensions of the box? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 636586: which of the following points lies in the plane -2x+7y+2z=4? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 636586: which of the following points lies in the plane -2x+7y+2z=4? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 636567: a swimmers speed in the direction of flow of river is 16km/hr .Against the direction of flow of river, the swimmers speed is 8km/hr .calculate the swimmers speed in still water and the velocity of flow of the river. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 636903: Jimmy is having speaker wire run in his family room. To install the speaker wire, one company charges \$85 plus \$0.20 per foot of wire used. If Jimmy needs the cost of installation to remain below \$95, how many feet of wire can he have installed? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 636902: Copy Cats charges a \$21 surcharge for a batch of colored copies plus \$0.15 per page. Heritage Printing charges a \$25.50 surcharge for a batch of colored copies plus \$0.12 per page. How many pages of colored copies would make Heritage Printing cheaper than Copy Cats? Click here to see answer by graphmatics(170)

 Question 636944: If 6 people can cut 3820 square feet of shrubs in 1 hour, how many square feet can be cut by 8 people in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57211)

 Question 636952: If you're driving 45 mph and you have to go 16 miles, how many minutes until you arrive? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 637051: I cannot figure out how this is done: "you need a piece of lumber 5' 11" long. How much will you have left over if you cut what you need from a piece 8' 3" long" Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 637067: In the following sum the same two numbers are needed. When they are added or multiplied together, they form the answer for (a) and (b) . (a) +. = 2.7 (b). X. = 1.8 Can anyone help me with the following i just cant seem to work it out thanks Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 637069: In the following sum the same two numbers are needed. When they are added or mutliplied together, they form the answers for (a) and (b). I need to work out what theose numbers are (a) ............+........... = 2.7 (b) ............x........... = 1.8 Can anone help me with the following I just cnat seem to get it thanks I have already submitted this question but my email address was wrong Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 637069: In the following sum the same two numbers are needed. When they are added or mutliplied together, they form the answers for (a) and (b). I need to work out what theose numbers are (a) ............+........... = 2.7 (b) ............x........... = 1.8 Can anone help me with the following I just cnat seem to get it thanks I have already submitted this question but my email address was wrong Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 637420: All bachelors are handsome. Some bachelors do not drink lemonade. Therefore, some handsome men do not drink lemonade. vaild or not valid Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 637468: 1. The perimeter of a square is 56 meters. Find the length of one side? Thank You email address: alsmithky67@windstream.net Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 637502: I need help with this word problem. One side of a triangle is 1 inch longer than the shortest side and is 1 inch shorter than the longest side. The perimeter is 17 inches. Find the measurement of each of the sides of the triangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 637670: if 12 horses can feed in a field for 12 months. How many can feed in 1 month. please show the work. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57211)

 Question 637684: What is the area of a triangle with a base of 3 2/3 and a height of 3/7? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 637769: If n varies directly as the square of m and n = 225 when m = 5, what is the value of n when m = -8? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57211)

 Question 637773: If y varies directly as z and y = 192 when z = 12, what is the value of y when z = 17? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)
 Question 637773: If y varies directly as z and y = 192 when z = 12, what is the value of y when z = 17? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6611)

 Question 637993: A circular garden twenty feet in diameter is surrounded by a path three feet wide. what is the area of the path? Click here to see answer by ammuann123(2)

 Question 637992: A certain type of linoleum cost \$1.50 per square yard. If a room measures 27 feet by 14 feet, what will be the cost of covering it with lithoneum? Click here to see answer by josh_jordan(115)
 Question 637992: A certain type of linoleum cost \$1.50 per square yard. If a room measures 27 feet by 14 feet, what will be the cost of covering it with lithoneum? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1420)

 Question 638096: PLEASE HELP ASAP!! carlos works at an electronics store selling computer equipment. he can earn a bonus if he sells \$10,000 worth of computer equipment this month. So far this month, he has sold \$4,000 worth of computer equipment. He hopes to sell additional laptop computers for \$800 each to reach his goal. The function f(x)= 800 x + 4000 represents Carlos's total sales as a function of the number of laptop computers he can sell Click here to see answer by stanbon(57211)

 Question 638333: Ron earned \$27.30 working 6 1/2 hours. How much would he earn working 20 hours? Click here to see answer by josh_jordan(115)

 Question 638349: It took 30 employees x amount of days to make 3600 shirts. It took 10 more employees an extra 10 days to make 7200 more shirts than the others. How many days total did it take to make the shirts? Click here to see answer by josh_jordan(115)

 Question 638378: The yearly production of a 5 foot orange tree is 42 pounds of oranges. A 15 foot tree produces 72 pounds. Let h represent the height of an orange tree and p the number of pounds of oranges produced. List the ordered pairs (h,p) 1. What is the ordered pair for the first tree? (5,42) ( did this part ) 2. What is the second ordered pair? (15,72) 3. Find the slope form of an equation of the line through the two ordered pairs. a) p=3h+27 b) p-5=1/3(h-42) c) p-42=3(h-5) d) p-42=-3(h-5) Use the equation above. 4. What is the predicted production of an 18 foot tree? 5. What is the predicted production of a 20 foot tree? 6. What is the predicted height in feet that produces 88 pounds of oranges? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57211)

 Question 638453: A family has two cars. The first car has a fuel efficiency of 20 miles per gallon of gas and the second has a fuel efficiency of 25 miles per gallon of gas. During one particular week, the two cars went a combined total of 925 miles, for a total gas consumption of 40 gallons. How many gallons were consumed by each of the two cars that week? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6456)

 Question 638478: candy sells for \$24 per pound, 400 pieces needed. How much would this cost? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 638374: A wire of length 16 inches is to be cut into two pieces; then each piece will be bent to form a square. Find the length of the two pieces assuming that the sum of the areas of the two squares is 10 square inches. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 638743: How do I solve this problem a running back caries the ball five times. Find total yardage if the carries were 9,-4,-1,13,and 7 yards. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(872)

 Question 638689: the dimension of the box is 3cm by 5cm by 8cm, what function modeled its volume? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3039)

 Question 638688: the volume of a cube is modeled by f(x) = 8x^3 - 12x^2 + 6x - 1. what is the length of its side? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30937)

 Question 638880: The denominator of the fraction 4/21 is increased by an amount so that the value of the resulting fraction is 2/13. Determine the amount by which the denominator was increased. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

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