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 Question 177322: Suppose you have a Venn diagram showing three sets. Call the sets A, B, and C. How many regions of the Venn diagram correspond to elements that are part of set A? Why so many? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 177392: Need help setting up the equation to solve problem. Your cousin works at a dog kennel and uses 8lb of dog food to feed four dogs for 3 days. At the same rate, how many pounds of dog food will your cousin need to feed 12 dogs for one week? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177399: State whether set A and B are equal, equivalent, both, or neither. A = {9, 8, 10} B = {8, 9, 10} I would answer equal would this be correct? Thanks for your help... Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177401: Express the following in set-builder notation: M = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177397: Without writing them down what are the number of subsets of the set A = {a, b, c, d, e, f}? Of set B = {a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j}? huh?? I don't understand Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177413: I need help setting up an equation to solve this problem. Using a calender, I quickly determined the answer was Saturday, however, I am having problems writing an equation to solve this problem. What day would yesterday be if Friday was four days before the day after tommorrow? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177411: I am resubmitting this problem...the previous answer provided by a tutor was incorrect. The answer is 56lb, however, I need help setting up the equation. Your cousin works at a dog kennel and uses 8lb of dog food to feed four dogs for 3 days. At the same rate, how many pounds of dog food will your cousin need to feed 12 dogs for one week? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177428: I've tried different ways to write an equation but am having no luck. Can anyone help? A tennis ball dropped onto a hard surface rebounds exactly 2/3 the height from which it falls. How far will it rebound after hitting the surface for the third time if it is dropped from an initial height of 18 feet? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 177428: I've tried different ways to write an equation but am having no luck. Can anyone help? A tennis ball dropped onto a hard surface rebounds exactly 2/3 the height from which it falls. How far will it rebound after hitting the surface for the third time if it is dropped from an initial height of 18 feet? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 177439: A person computer regularly sells for \$2,350 but is on sale at 10% off at computer center. good buys sells the same computer for \$2,600 but it is on sale at 1/5 off. at which store is the computer less expensive and by how much? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177440: 1/5 of the three hundred tickets to the school play have been sold. What percent of the tickets have not been sold yet? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177450: 1/8 of the square root of 7 less than a number is 2 what is the number? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 177460: What is the equation to solve this problem? The local fair sells tickets for both children and adults. The price of a child's ticket is 5\$ and adult is 8\$. 1050 people attended and the fair made \$7,350. How many of each type of ticket were sold? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 177481: Suppose you bought some 32c stamps and some 20c stamps. You spent \$3.92 for 16 stamps. How many of each stamp did you buy? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 177532: Express the following in set-builder notation: M = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} can you help me?? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 177564: Katie is making punch for a party. The recipe calls for 3 parts fruit juice to 2 parts ginger ale. To make 15 gallons of punch, how many gallons of ginger ale will Katie need? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 177564: Katie is making punch for a party. The recipe calls for 3 parts fruit juice to 2 parts ginger ale. To make 15 gallons of punch, how many gallons of ginger ale will Katie need? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 177564: Katie is making punch for a party. The recipe calls for 3 parts fruit juice to 2 parts ginger ale. To make 15 gallons of punch, how many gallons of ginger ale will Katie need? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 177563: Dr. Smith's chemistry midterm has 60 questions. She scores the test as follows: for each correct answer, she gives 2 points; for each incorrect answer, she subtracts 2/3 of a point; for unanswered questions, she neither gives nor subtracts points. If Andrew scored a 68 and did not answer 2 of the questions, how many questions did he answer correctly? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177560: A local advertising company uses a computerized blowtorch to burn letters onto a sign. A burn is described as one continuous path from start to finish. If the company charges \$5 per burn and burning the same spot twice ruins the sign, which of the following letters would cost more than \$5 to burn? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 177555: 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 stanbon(57361)
 Question 177555: 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 Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177557: Lewis Carroll was a mathmematician and an author who used mathmatical logic when writing his stories. In his book, Through the Looking Glass, there is a conversation between Tweedledum and Tweedledee. Tweeledum says, "The sum of your weight and twice mine is 361 pounds.' Tweedledee answers, "Contrariwise, the sum of your weight and twice mine is 362 pounds." What are the weights of Tweedledum and Tweedledee? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177515: toxic pollutants. the annual cost in dollars for removing p% of the toxic chaemicals from a town"s water supply is given c(p)=500000/100-p a)use the accompanying graph to estimate the cost for removing 90%and 95% of the toxic chemicals. b)use the formula too find c(99.5)and c(99.9). c) what happens to the cost as the percentage of pollutants removed approaches 100%? thanks for all your help i dont know where to begin Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177566: A drug company is considering manufacturing a new product that has two different flavors, orange and cherry. They surveyed 120 people. The results are as follows: 62 liked cherry flavor 74 liked orange flavor 35 liked both flavors. Construct a Venn diagram and answer the following: a) How many liked only orange flavor? b) How many liked only cherry flavor? c) How many liked either one or the other or both? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177568: In a survey of 75 resorts, it was reported that: 34 provided refrigerators in the guest rooms 30 provided laundry services 37 provided business centers 15 provided refrigerators in the guest rooms and laundry services 17 provided refrigerators in the guest rooms and business centers 19 provided laundry services and business centers 7 provided all three features. Construct a Venn Diagram and use it to answer the following questions: (a) How many of the resorts provided only refrigerators in the guest rooms? (b) How many of the resorts provided exactly one of the features? (c) How many of the resorts provided at least one of the features? (d) How many of the resorts provided exactly two of the features? (e) How many of the resorts provided none of the features? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177581: Thanks for your considration. A six passenger plane cruises at 180mph in calm air. if the plane flies 7miles with the wind in the same amount of time as it flies 5miles against the wind, then what is the wind speed? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)
 Question 177581: Thanks for your considration. A six passenger plane cruises at 180mph in calm air. if the plane flies 7miles with the wind in the same amount of time as it flies 5miles against the wind, then what is the wind speed? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 177596: Bobby and Rick are in a 10-lap race on a one-mile oval track. Bobby, averaging 90mph, has completed two laps just as Ricky is getting his car onto the track. What speed does Rick have to average to be even with Bobby at the end of the tenth lap? The book also gives this hint: Bobby does 8 miles in the same time as Rick does 10 miles. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 177692: Jack usually mows his lawn in 6 hours. Marilyn can mow the same yard in 7 hours. How much time would it take for them to mow the lawn together? (simplify your answer. Type and integer, proper fraction, or mixed number) Thank you in advance for your help Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 177750: Write down all possible subsets of {a, b, c, d} Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177805: I had a sum of money.I spent the 1/5 of the money and 50\$.Than I spent the 1/5 of the remaining money and 30\$.Once again , I spent the 1/5th of the remaining money and 20\$.At last,I had 100\$ left with me.HOw much money did i have at the beginning? PLESE HELP !!!!!!!!!! OH GOD !!!!!!!!!!THANKS !!!!!!!!!!!! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177796: 14. find all the real and imaginary zeros of f(x)=x cubed+xsquared+13x-15; given that 1 is a zero of the function Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 177811: zain and hina have 375 strawberries.Each time hina picks 3 strawberries zain has 2. how many strawbrries did each of them pick up? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 177818: if the area of a rectangle with width x can be represented with the expression A(x)=x(14-x). what is the perimeter of the rectangle? A.) 28 B.)56 C.) 56-4x D.) 4x+28 Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177813: I had a sum of money.I spent the 1/5 of the money and 50\$.Than I spent the 1/5 of the remaining money and 30\$.Once again , I spent the 1/5th of the remaining money and 20\$.At last,I had 100\$ left with me.HOw much money did i have at the beginning? PLESE HELP !!!!!!!!!! OH GOD !!!!!!!!!!THANKS !!!!!!!!!!!! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 177813: I had a sum of money.I spent the 1/5 of the money and 50\$.Than I spent the 1/5 of the remaining money and 30\$.Once again , I spent the 1/5th of the remaining money and 20\$.At last,I had 100\$ left with me.HOw much money did i have at the beginning? PLESE HELP !!!!!!!!!! OH GOD !!!!!!!!!!THANKS !!!!!!!!!!!! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 177814: Write the following in roster form: Set J is the set of natural numbers between one and seven. Thank you for your assistance with this.... Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177836: this comes from our professor.hope smoeone could help me. you are given a range of 1-42.what are the possible 6 digit combination that you can obtain from this range.explain and show the solution.note all the possible combination. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 177849: A 12-foot board is cut into two pieces of different lengths. Express the length of the longer piece in terms of the shorter piece. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 177869: in a farm, there are 150 more goats than ducks. there are 1800 animal legs altogether. how many goats and ducks are there in the farm? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 177872: zain and hina picked 375 strawberries all together.Each time hina picks 3 strawberries zain has 2. How many strawbrries did each of them pick ?PLEAZEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

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