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 Question 107286: The lowest temperature ever recorded in the state of Oregon was -54 degrees Fahrenheit(in Seneca, on February 10, 1933). The state's record high temperature occurred in Pendleton in August 10, 1848, when it reached 119 degrees Fahrenheit. What is the historical temperature range in the state of Oregon? Click here to see answer by Annabelle1(69)

 Question 107298: There is a pool of water. One Pipe empties the pool in 45 minutes. The other pipe empties it in 67.5 minutes. How long would it take to empty the pool if both pipes were used together? This is from a worksheet my son brought home. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 107298: There is a pool of water. One Pipe empties the pool in 45 minutes. The other pipe empties it in 67.5 minutes. How long would it take to empty the pool if both pipes were used together? This is from a worksheet my son brought home. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 107312: If x is an odd whole number, which of the following also represents an odd number? a. 2x+1 b. x-2 c. 4x-3 d. all of the above Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 107313: The sum of 4 hours 17 minutes, 3 hours and 58 minutes, 45 minutes, and 7 hours and 12 minutes is? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 107321: A garden hose can fill a swimming pool in 3 days, and a larger hose can fill the pool in 2 days. How long will it take to fill the pool if both hoses are used? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 103500: graph the following equation y =-x + 1 Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 107364: If 8 lb. 12 oz. of fruit were to be divided among eight people, how much would each receive? Click here to see answer by Rollerprincess(4)
 Question 107364: If 8 lb. 12 oz. of fruit were to be divided among eight people, how much would each receive? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 107363: The sum of 4 hours and 17 minutes, 3 hours and 58 minutes, 45 minutes, and 7 hours and 12 minutes is? Click here to see answer by Rollerprincess(4)

 Question 107362: In the formula L=3/4 bxh, b=2, x=7, and h= 1/2, L equals what? Click here to see answer by Rollerprincess(4)

 Question 107413: Factor each expression a2(b - c) - 16b2(b - c) Click here to see answer by Annabelle1(69)

 Question 107411: The GCF of 2x - 6 is 2. The GCF of 5x + 10 is 5. Find the GCF of the product (2x - 6)(5x + 10). Click here to see answer by Annabelle1(69)

 Question 107435: Larry takes 2 hours to paint a house.Willy takes 4 hours to paint the same house.David takes 8 hours to paint that house.How long would it take them to paint the house, working together? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)
 Question 107435: Larry takes 2 hours to paint a house.Willy takes 4 hours to paint the same house.David takes 8 hours to paint that house.How long would it take them to paint the house, working together? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 107475: The length of a field is equal to 120m more than its width. If the pèrimètre (distance around) equals 560 m, find dimensions of this camp. Click here to see answer by alisttutors(8)

 Question 107565: Automotive Trades - A roll of gasket material is 18 in. wide. What length is needed to obtain 16 sq ft of the material? ( Careful: the numbers are not expressed in compatible units.) Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 107610: Adult tickets for a play costs \$14 and child tickets costs \$3. If there were 26 people at a performance and the theater collected \$199 from ticket sales. How many adults and children attended the play? Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 107471: During part of football, the local team has counted 6 points lower than the other team. The duex teams have counted a total of 66 points. What is the number of points scored by each? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 107646: 21. A student at the university of New Orleans makes money by buying and selling used cars. Charles bought a used car and later sold it for a 20% profit. If he sold it for \$4680, how much did Charles pay for the car? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 107722: On a buying trip in Los Angles, Rosaria Perez ordered 120 pieces of jewelry; a number of bracelets at \$4 each and a number of necklaces at \$8 each. She wrote a check for \$560 to pay for the order. How many bracelets and how many necklaces di Rosaria purchase? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 107722: On a buying trip in Los Angles, Rosaria Perez ordered 120 pieces of jewelry; a number of bracelets at \$4 each and a number of necklaces at \$8 each. She wrote a check for \$560 to pay for the order. How many bracelets and how many necklaces di Rosaria purchase? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 107719: Question: A plane flying with a tailwind flew 300 mi in 2 h. against the wind, it took 3h to travel the same distance. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. **First list the two simultaneous equations using "W" for the wind speed and "P" for the speed of the plane. Identify the analytical method you will be using. (substitution or addition) describe the steps you use and list the solutions** I'm lost with this question, thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 107676: In a survey 1000 registered voters were asked about their political preferences. The number of women in the survey was 160 less than the number of men. Find the number of women in the survey. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 107798: I'm having struggles with this word problem, could someone please help me. You guys are the best!! The length of a rectangular swimming pool is 2x-1 meters, and the width is x+2 meters. Write a polynomial that represents the area. Find the area if x is 5 meters. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 107773: carlo works as a waiter. he works double shifts 6 days a week. the lunch shift is 3 hours and the dinner shift is 2 hours. find the total number of hours he works per week using the numbers 6,3, and 2. do the calculation two different ways so that the results give further justification for the distributive property. please help Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 107900: Ruth's car traveled 120 miles during the first race. During the second race, it traveled 124 miles. If the car averaged 123 miles over the first three races, how far did it travel during the third race? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 107900: Ruth's car traveled 120 miles during the first race. During the second race, it traveled 124 miles. If the car averaged 123 miles over the first three races, how far did it travel during the third race? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 107939: Autimotive Trades - A hose must fit over a cylindrical opening 57.2 mm in diameter. If the hose wall is 3.0 mm thick, what length of clamp strap is needed to go around the hose connection? Round to two significant digits. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 107968: Beth has hamsters at her house. The number of hamsters is equal to the sum of number of birds at Kristin's house and the number of dogs at Wendi's house. John has the same number of casts as Wendi has of dogs. If these four children have a total of 12 pets, how many pets are at each house? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 108055: Can you pleasecheck my answer> Part 1: Suppose that the number of new homes built, H, in a city over a period of time, t, is graphed on a rectangular coordinate system where time is on the horizontal axis. Suppose that the number of homes built can be modeled by an exponential function, H= p * at, where p is the number of new homes built in the first year recorded. If you were a homebuilder looking for work, would you prefer that the value of a to be between 0 and 1 or larger than 1? Explain your reasoning. Typing hint: Type formula above as H = p * a^t I picked 20 homes the first year and thought that "a" should then be 365 H=20*1^365 H=20*1 H=20 Thank You Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 108061: Nadine has seven more nickels than Delano has dimes. If Delano gives Nadine four of his dimes, Delano will have the same amount of money as Nadine. How much money do they have together? (Assume that Nadine has only nickels and Delano has only dimes.) Thank you. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 108060: Nadine has seven more nickels than Delano has dimes. If Delano gives Nadine four of his dimes, Delano will have the same amount of money as Nadine. How much money do they have together? (Assume that Nadine has only nickels and Delano has only dimes.) Thank you. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 108059: Warren has 40 coins (all nickels, dimes, and quarters) worth \$4.05. He has 7 more nickels than dimes. How many quarter does Warren have? Thank you. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 108121: one side of a triangle is twice the shortest side. the third side is 4 feet more than the shortest side. the perimeter is 20 feet. find all three sides. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 108135: In a triangle ABC,angle B is 3 times angle A and angle C is 19 degrees less than 6 times angle A. Find the size of the angles. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 108143: if there are 6*10^9 people on the earth and there is enough freshwater to provide each person with 8.79*10^5 L, how much freahwater is on the earth? Please help Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 107941: Food Service - A medium pizza at Papa's Pizza Place is 9 in in diameter and a large pizza is 12 in in diameter. If a medium pizza will serve four customers, how many servings will a large pizza provide? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 107944: Constuction - How many gallons of water are needed to fill a swimming pool that approximates the shape in the figure? Round to the nearest gallon. Shape given: width: 28ft length 75ft. shallow end 3ft -- deep end 9ft. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 108221: Brianna was in charge of selling tickets to a school play. Tickets were available for adults and students. Brianna reported that 192 more student tickets than adult tickets were sold. 66% of the tickets sold were student tickets. How many adult tickets were sold? How many student tickets were sold? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 108216: Most insurance companies replace a vehicle anytime an estimated repair exceeds 80% of the "blue book" value Michael's car had \$5700 in repairs after an accident. What can be concluded about it's blue book value? The blue books value of Michael's car __ \$__ (Type an inequality symbol and then an integer) I came up with < 4560 (it was wrong) Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)