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 Question 174536: During an intrumural basketball game, Team A scored 12 fewer points than Team B. Together, both teams scored a total of 144 points. How many points did Team A score during the game? The answer I got is A. 66 points. B. 67 points C. 72 points or D. 78 points. I chosen 72 points is that right? Can you help me? Thank you Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 174606: Diagonal brace. The width of a rectangular gate is 2 meters (m) larger than its height. The diagonal brace measures squared 6m . Find the width and height. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 174630: i need help sketching these A rectangle is three times as long as it is wide. If its length and width are both decreased by 2cm, its area is decreased by 36cm^2. Find its original dimensions. Make a sketch Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 174630: i need help sketching these A rectangle is three times as long as it is wide. If its length and width are both decreased by 2cm, its area is decreased by 36cm^2. Find its original dimensions. Make a sketch Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 174733: have a roof 3000sq feet with 16inch wood shingles (100sq feet equal 1ft) how many shingles would I need? the answer options are: 33; 34; 35; 36 or is this even possible with the answer options? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 174737: The height, h (in feet), of a falling object on Mars is given h=-6t^2+s, where t is the time in seconds and s is the initial height in feet. If an object were dropped from a height of 145 feet, how long would it take to reach the ground? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 174899: Hi I just need to see if my child is headed in the right direction towards solving this.. Its a long answer where the process seems to be more important than the outcome. POW Consider the case of Loki the Llama, the enterprising ,but eccentric owner of a small mango grove in a remote desert oasis.Loki's harvest, which is worth its weight in gold, consists of 3000 mangos. The marketplace where the harvest can be sold is 1000 miles away. Loki must walk to the market, but she can carry at most 1000 mangos at a time.Futhermore, being a llama, Loki eats one mango during each and every mile she walks. So Loki can nver wal anywhere without mangos. How many mangos can the enterprising and smart LOKI transport to the market? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 175183: the difference of two numbers is 18.the sum of the two numbers is 34.what are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175212: Please help. area of painting. A rectangular painting with a width of x centimeters has an area of x^2 (squared) +50x square centimeters.Find a binomial that represents the length. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 175253: In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 digits. How many numbered pages does the book have? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 175252: Barbara and Ramir raced each other. Barbara averaged 9 mph for the entire course while Ramir averaged 8 mph for the fist half of the course and 10 mph for the second half. Who won? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)
 Question 175252: Barbara and Ramir raced each other. Barbara averaged 9 mph for the entire course while Ramir averaged 8 mph for the fist half of the course and 10 mph for the second half. Who won? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)
 Question 175252: Barbara and Ramir raced each other. Barbara averaged 9 mph for the entire course while Ramir averaged 8 mph for the fist half of the course and 10 mph for the second half. Who won? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 175274: One cup of pasta needs to boil for 3 minutes. Two cups of pasta need to boil for 4 1/2 minutes, and three cups take 6 minutes. How many minutes would seven cups of pasta need to boil before it could be eaten? Optional: Can you write a one-variable expression to represent this situation? Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 175402: the sum of two consecutive even numbers is 62. find the numbers? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175409: If a rectangle is no more than 6inch wide, and its perimeter measure 28inches. At least how long is the rectangle? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 175391: As a manager of a financial planning business you have two financial planners, Phil and Francis. In an hour, Phil can produce either one financial statement or answer 8 phone calls, while Francis can either produce 4 financial statements or answer 10 phone calls. Does either person have an absolute advantage in producing both products? Should these two planners be self-sufficient (each producing statements and answering phones) or specialize? Be sure to show your work. All help is appreciatted Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 175415: Divide Rs.180 between 2 persons such that one gets Rs 40 more than yhe other Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 175415: Divide Rs.180 between 2 persons such that one gets Rs 40 more than yhe other Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 175454: I had a flat tire after biking 3/4 of the way home. I walked the rest of the way home. If my walking time was twice my biking time, how many times faster is my biking speed than my walking speed? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 175454: I had a flat tire after biking 3/4 of the way home. I walked the rest of the way home. If my walking time was twice my biking time, how many times faster is my biking speed than my walking speed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 175458: Ben and Ron raced each other. Ben averaged 9 miles per hour for the entire course while Ron averaged 8 mph for the first half of the course and 1 mph for the second half. Who won the race? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175459: In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 digits. How many numbered pages does the book have? : So this is what i tried: Ones: 9 Tens: 90 Hundreds: 900 I just don't know what to do, please, please help! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)
 Question 175459: In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 digits. How many numbered pages does the book have? : So this is what i tried: Ones: 9 Tens: 90 Hundreds: 900 I just don't know what to do, please, please help! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)
 Question 175459: In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 digits. How many numbered pages does the book have? : So this is what i tried: Ones: 9 Tens: 90 Hundreds: 900 I just don't know what to do, please, please help! Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 175456: During our vacation it rained on 13 days. Sometimes it rained in the morning, sometimes in the afternoon, but never at night. If it rained in the morning, the afternoon was clear. If it rained in the afternoon, the preceding morning was clear. We had 11 clear mornings and 12 clear afternoons. How long was the vacation?? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175507: How do you write numbers 107, 109, and 115 using 4 4's? For example, 104 written using 4 4's is: 4! x 4 + 4 + 4. This is not from a textbook but from my math team class homework. Thanks for yor help! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175552: find two numbers whose sum is 30, such that the sum of the square of one number plus ten times the other number is a minimum. Thank you in advance for helping me with this function. Click here to see answer by eggsarecool(46)

 Question 175577: Hi I missed this question at an employment exam. I would like to see how you would solve this: thanks! A clock was exactly at 12 noon on a Saturday. The next morning, at 12 noon, the clock was already late by two minutes. How many seconds did it lose in a 30 minute time period? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 175583: Jody decided that she would need 7.5 yards of material to make a table cloth. If the material she chose cost \$22.50 per yard, what did the material for her table cloth cost? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 175698: In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 digits. How many numbered pages does the book have? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 175821: use the sum and differences formulas to find the exact value of tan75 degrees Click here to see answer by srcedwards(3)

 Question 175834: 10. find all solutions of secx^2+tanx^2=3 Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 175837: 17. find the exact value of cos 5pi/12 Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 175826: find the exact value of cos5pi/12 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 175833: 18.find csc if cos=3* sq root5/7 the answer should lay in quadrant 1 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30945)

 Question 175832: 16. solve the equation:(tanx+1)(2sinx- sq root of ) must be between 0,2pi Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30945)

 Question 175822: verify the identity cosx/1+sinx + cosx/1-sin x=2secx Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30945)

 Question 176031: In the following addition problem, Y, O, and U are different digits. Solve the following problem: YOU + YOU + YOU = UUU Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)
 Question 176031: In the following addition problem, Y, O, and U are different digits. Solve the following problem: YOU + YOU + YOU = UUU Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 176107: Billy borrowed \$35 from Merry ten months ago. Today, Billy paid Merry back \$3695. What is the annual interest rate that Billy paid? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 176108: Randy has a savings bond that will be worth \$6950 in even years The bond has an interest rate of 3% that is compounded semiannually. What is the percent value of the bond? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 176102: cos [Arcsin (-1/4) ] Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 176171: Question: I had a flat tire after biking 3/4 of the way home. I walked the rest of the way home. If my walking time was twice my biking time, how many times faster is my biking speed than my walking speed? Question:In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 didgets. How many numbered pages does the book have? Question: Barb and Ramir raced each other. Barb averaged 9 mph for the entire course while Ramir avereged 8 mph for the first half of the course and 10 mph for the second half. Who won? Question: During a vacation it rained on 13 days. Sometimes it rained in the morning. Sometimes it rained in the afternoon, but never at night. If it rained in the morning, the afternoon was clear. If it rained in the afternoon, the preceding morning was clear. We had 11 clear mornings and 12 clear afternoons. How long was the vacation? THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP! REnee Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 176171: Question: I had a flat tire after biking 3/4 of the way home. I walked the rest of the way home. If my walking time was twice my biking time, how many times faster is my biking speed than my walking speed? Question:In numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 didgets. How many numbered pages does the book have? Question: Barb and Ramir raced each other. Barb averaged 9 mph for the entire course while Ramir avereged 8 mph for the first half of the course and 10 mph for the second half. Who won? Question: During a vacation it rained on 13 days. Sometimes it rained in the morning. Sometimes it rained in the afternoon, but never at night. If it rained in the morning, the afternoon was clear. If it rained in the afternoon, the preceding morning was clear. We had 11 clear mornings and 12 clear afternoons. How long was the vacation? THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP! REnee Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

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