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 Question 192948: one angle of a trangle is three times another. the third anngle is 25 degrees more then the smallest angle. find the angle of the smallest angle. Click here to see answer by jonvaliente(64)

 Question 193175: This is not from a textbook but a question put on an assignment sheet. I am not sure how to do this. Please help. A diagonal walk through a rectangular rose garden 18 meters by 24 meters can be built at \$12 per linear meter. How much will the walk cost? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 193177: This is not in our textbook but an extra credit question on homework. Can someone help please? What is the area and circumference of a circle with diameter 22 mm? (The instructor wants the exact solutions & wants us to include correct units with each!)This hurts! Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 193177: This is not in our textbook but an extra credit question on homework. Can someone help please? What is the area and circumference of a circle with diameter 22 mm? (The instructor wants the exact solutions & wants us to include correct units with each!)This hurts! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 193182: Can someone help me please? Word problems are the worst! A disc jockey plays 12 commercial spots during 1 hr. of radio show. Each commercial is either 30 or 60 sec. long. If the total commercial time in one hr. is 8 min. how many 30 sec. commercials were played that hr.? How many 60 sec.? Thanks a lot Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193178: An object that is projected straight downward with initial velocity of v feet per second is at a height from ground , where s = initial height in feet, and t = time in seconds. If Bianca is standing on a ledge 46.75 feet above the ground and throws a penny straight down with an initial velocity of 12 feet per second, in how many seconds will it reach the ground? -- I tried as hard as I can to solve this word problem but the answer was not reasonable... please help me, thank you! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7003)
 Question 193178: An object that is projected straight downward with initial velocity of v feet per second is at a height from ground , where s = initial height in feet, and t = time in seconds. If Bianca is standing on a ledge 46.75 feet above the ground and throws a penny straight down with an initial velocity of 12 feet per second, in how many seconds will it reach the ground? -- I tried as hard as I can to solve this word problem but the answer was not reasonable... please help me, thank you! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 193176: I am a mess when it comes to word problems, well math in general.. Would someone please help. This is on a handout, not in our text. Sam wishes to fertilize his lawn that is 16 yards by 70 yards. The organic fertilizer costs \$5.75 per bag. Each bag covers 525 square feet. What is the cost to fertilize his yard? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 193236: I'm having a little trouble with this problem: Brent throws an object downward with initial velocity of -10 feet per second. The object travels a distance ,where h = height in feet, v = initial velocity, s = initial height in feet, and t = time in seconds. If Brent is standing on a cliff 31.5 feet above the ground, in how many seconds will the object reach the ground? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 193265: Hi, I just can't seem to do word problems. Can someone help? Hockey teams receive 2 points when they win and 1 point when they tie. One season a team won a championship with 62 points. They won 10 more games then they tied. How many wins did the team have? How many ties? Thank-you for all your help. Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 193262: I need some help with this problem, please. I'd be grateful. The body mass index,I, can be used to determine an individuals risk of heart disease. An index less then 25 indicates a low risk. The body mass index is given by the formula 700w/H^2, where W= weight in lbs. and H = the height in in. Jerome is 73 in tall. What weights will keep his body mass index between 19 and 27? Thanks for your help. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 193226: A semicircular window of radius 12 inches is to be laminated with a sunblck coating that costs \$0.75 per square inch to apply. What is the total cost of coating the window, to the nearest cent? (use n=3.24,Hint: Area of circle: A=nr^2) Click here to see answer by MathGuyJoe(20)

 Question 193261: a 120 foot long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope. the third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope. what is the length of the longest piece of rope? a. 20 feet b. 40 feet c. 60 feet d. 80 feet Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 191272: The perimeter of a rectangle is 220 inches. THe lenght exceeds the width by 40 Inches. What is the lenght and the width? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1481)

 Question 193303: Here's a word problem I bet you don't see very often. I don't understand the number of gun deaths in this country anyway, never mind how to predict them in an algebra problem. Please, I really need help on this one. Than-x The equation y=-1777x+27,153 can be used to predict the number of gun deaths in the United States x years after 2000, that is, x=0 corresponds to 2000, x=3 corresponds to 2003, x=6 corresponds to 2006 and so on. Predict the number of gun deaths in 2006 and 2009. In what year will the number of gun deaths be 7606? Than-x again, I'm very greatful. Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 193253: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 465 deer, tags them, and lets them loose. Later, 676 deer are caught; 169 of them are tagged. How many deer are in the preserve? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193373: The length of the cover of a road atlas is 4 in. more then the width. The area is 165 in.^2. Find the dimensions of the cover answer 15 inch. by 11 in. need a full break down of how the answer came about Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 193385: A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.50 each and ceramic cups for \$4.00 each. If 400 cups were sold for a total of \$1,458, how many cups of each type were sold? What was the dollar value of each type of cup sold? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193417: Lashonna Harris is a buyer for Plough. She can purchase 100 pounds of chemicals for \$97. At this rate, how much would 2,000 pounds cost? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193489: one invention saves 30% on fuel; a second saves 45%;a third, 25%. if you use all three inventions at once how much can you save? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 193512: A business invests \$8,000 in a savings account for two years. At the beginning of the second year, an additional \$2,500 is invested. At the end of the second year, the account balance is \$11,445. What was the annual interest rate? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193486: a football team boasts that all the numbers on the jerseys are prime numbers under 100. what is the largest number of players the team could have? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193547: A Coast Gaurd Ship is rushing to the aid of a sailboat. A rescue helicopter is already hovering above the sailboat at an altitude of 125 feet. The angle of elevation from the deck of the Coast Gaurd Ship and the helicopter is 24 degrees. How far is the Coast Gaurd Ship from the sail boat? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 193595: A chemist needs to have a 70% acid solution. He has 5 gallons of a 90% acid solution. How much pure water must be added to the 90% acid solution to obtain the 70% acid solution he requires? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)
 Question 193595: A chemist needs to have a 70% acid solution. He has 5 gallons of a 90% acid solution. How much pure water must be added to the 90% acid solution to obtain the 70% acid solution he requires? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 193697: Please help! When I worked the problem,I came up with answers that made the woman 3 1/2 to 13 ft. tall ( I converted cm. to in. to get an idea of how tall she be, to see how realistic the height would be). Thank-you for any help. The function of H described by H(x)=2.75x+71.48 can be used to predict the height in centimeters of a woman whose humerus is x cm. long. Predict the height in centimeters of a woman whose humerus is 34 cm. long. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 193721: The owners of a candy store want to sell, for \$5 per pound, a mixture of chocolate-covered raisins, which usually sells for \$3 per pound, and chocolate-covered macadamia nuts, which usually sells for \$8 per pound. They have a 50 pound barrel of the raisins. How many pounds of the nuts should they mix with the barrel of raisins so that they hit their target value of \$5 per pound for the mixture? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 193741: I just found this website and I hope someone can help me with a real problem, problem. In 1992 the life expectancy of males in a certain country was 72.5 yrs. In 1997, it was 75.3 yrs. Let e represent the life expectancy in year t and let t represent the number of years since 1992. Thank-you Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)
 Question 193741: I just found this website and I hope someone can help me with a real problem, problem. In 1992 the life expectancy of males in a certain country was 72.5 yrs. In 1997, it was 75.3 yrs. Let e represent the life expectancy in year t and let t represent the number of years since 1992. Thank-you Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 193728: I'm having a hard time with this problem can someone help? Thanks. Trains A+B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 60 miles an hour and train B is traveling at 64 miles an hour. Train A passes a station at 8:25 am. If Train B passes the same station at 8:55 am,at what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 193744: Sheila brings home \$50 after taxes on a weekly basis. In how many weeks will she earn \$5000? Solve for x. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)
 Question 193744: Sheila brings home \$50 after taxes on a weekly basis. In how many weeks will she earn \$5000? Solve for x. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 193745: A student gets an 86% on one test and 73% on the second test. What does the student need to get on the third exam to stay at a B (83%)? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 193745: A student gets an 86% on one test and 73% on the second test. What does the student need to get on the third exam to stay at a B (83%)? Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)
 Question 193745: A student gets an 86% on one test and 73% on the second test. What does the student need to get on the third exam to stay at a B (83%)? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 193776: A business invests \$8,000 in a savings account for two years. At the beginning of the second year, an additional \$2,500 is invested. At the end of the second year, the account balance is \$11,445. What was the annual interest rate? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 193776: A business invests \$8,000 in a savings account for two years. At the beginning of the second year, an additional \$2,500 is invested. At the end of the second year, the account balance is \$11,445. What was the annual interest rate? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 193791: In the equation K+6K-13=57, K is equal to:? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)