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 Question 237179: the sum of two number is -147 the first number is six times the second number find the number Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 237181: a 300 cm string is cut into tow pieces so that the second piece is 14 less thatn the first. How long is eac piece Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)
 Question 237181: a 300 cm string is cut into tow pieces so that the second piece is 14 less thatn the first. How long is eac piece Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 237232: the present age of zain is 22 year and his father is 40 years .howmany years ago his father was three times of zain`s age? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 237224: Kris spikes his hair using gel. If he uses 4 mL of gel every day for 20 days and 3 mL every day after that, how many days total will it take him to empty a 128 mL tube of gel? Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 237297: A ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded at ground level. The wheel makes one full rotation every 7 minutes, and at time t=0 you are at the 3 o'clock position and ascending. Let f(t) denote your height (in meters) above ground at t minutes. Find a formula for f(t). Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 237447: THe platform on the school stage is 8 3/4 feet wide. Each chair is 1 5/12 ft wide. How many chairs will fit across the platform? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 237454: A total of 450 theater tickets were sold. Student tickets sold for \$3 and adult tickets sold for \$5. If total receipts were \$2000, how many of each kind were sold? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 237452: Reba is eating her favorite cereal. There are 3 2/3 severings remaining in the box. Reba pours only 1/3 of severing into her bowl at a time. How many more bowls can Reba have before the box is empty? Click here to see answer by gb123(1)

 Question 237017: Jack and Jill live at opposite ends of the same street. Jack wanted to deliver a box at Jill's house, and Jill wanted to leave some flowers at Jack's house. They started at the same moment, each walking at a constant speed. They met the first time 300 meters from Jack's house. On their return trip, they met 400 meters from Jill's house. How long is the street? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 237503: Word problems have always confused me. I need help in deciphering exactly what the following word problem is looking for: A cellular phone company offers a contract for which the cost C, in dollars, of t minutes of telephoning is given by C = 0.25(t-500) + 46.95, where it is assumed that t > 500 minutes. What times will keep costs between \$87.45 and \$118.95? Any help would eb appreciated. Thank you in advance for your help. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 237470: The diagonal brace on a gate is 5 feet long. THe height of the gate is 4 feet long. How wide is the gate? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 237509: Your teacher is giving you a test worth 100 points containing 40 questions. There are two point and four point questions on the test. How many of each type of questions are on the test? Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 237581: three yeast cells are placed in a laboratory dish at 9:00 am. the number of yeast cells doubles in every 5 minutes period. the number of cells in the dish at 9:30 am the same day is a) 30 b) 64 c) 192 d) 256 e) 300 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 237605: at a party , exactly 17 people ate pizza , and exactly 11 people ate hot dogs Eight of them ate both. Four people ate neither. The number of people at the party was (a) 21 (b) 24 (c) 28 (d) 32 (e) 40 Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 237606: A dog and a rabbit are l80 meters apart. the dog chases the rabbit. For every 7 meters that the dog runs, the rabbit jumps 4 meters. The distance, in meters, that the dog must run in order to overtake the rabbit is a) 225 b) 240 c) 420 d) 720 e) 1260 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 237623: The sum of one-half of a number, one third of the number, and one-fourth of the same number is one-tenth. What is the number? Click here to see answer by College Student(505)

 Question 237588: Grade A hamburger cannot contain more than 20% fat. How much fat can a butcher mix with 300lb of lean meat to meet the 20% requirement? This is a word problems for inequalties Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 236815: Each child in a family has at least 2 brothers and 2 sisters. What is the smallest number of children the family might have? Click here to see answer by College Student(505)

 Question 237900: A tree casts a shadow 21 m long. At the same time, the shadow cast by a 46-cm tall statue is 69 cm long. Find the height of the tree. Round results to the nearest unit. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 237847: Suppose you are writing a test for a friend whom you tutor. You want it to total 100 points. Multiple-choice questions count 1 point, fill in the blank questions count 2 points and short answer questions count 5 points. What are the possible combinations for types of test questions. Write and graph an equation for the number of each that you can use. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 238052: it takes a teacher 12 minutes to mark 3 tests . how many minutes will it take for the teacher to mark 36 tests ? a) 48 b) 144 c) 108 d) 36 e) 9 Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 238051: a solution is prepared by mixing two solution with sprit 20% & 60%..In what ration they should be mixed to get the 50% sprit in resultant solution. Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 238048: there are 132 packages to be delivered . one quarter of them will be delivered to day. one third of the remaining will be delivered tomorrow. how many will be left to be delivered on the day after tomorrow ? a) 44 b) 66 c) 22 d) 11 e) 33 Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 238346: i'm doing optimization problems in class and i have no clue where to even start with these problems...thanks A computer company determines the profit equation (in millions of dollars) is given by P=x^3-48x^2+720x-1000, where x is the number of thousands of units of software sold and x is greater than or equal to 0 and less than or equal to 40 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 238458: it is Monday, and Harry,Sammy and Dave are all playing together in the park. if harry comes to the park every 3 days , sammy comes every 4 days , and dave comes every 6 days, on which day of the week will they all meet again ? a) sunday b) monday c) thursday d) friday E) saturday Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 238435: Using Bayes Theorem: A certain disease occurs in % of the population. A test for the disease is fairly accurate: it misclassifies people with the disease as healthy % of the time and reports that a healthy person is diseased just % of the time. Suppose that a person tests positive for the disease. Compute the probability that the person does not have the disease. Round your answer to two decimal places. I do not understand how to use this theory - so much to consider and plug into the formula. I might be overthinking it. HELP Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 238493: One health club charges a \$44 sign up fee and \$30 per month. Another health club charges a \$99 sign up fee and \$25 per month. For what number of months is the cost the same? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238457: at ruthie store , donuts regularly cost 65 cents each. but on sundays, they are on sale for \$6 per dozen .how much money would you save if you bought 4 dozen donuts on sale rather than at the regular price? a) \$2 b) \$5.35 c) \$7.20 d) \$7.80 e) \$24.00 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238494: A toy company spends \$1500 each day for factory expenses plus \$8 fer teddy bear. How many bears must the company sell in one day to equal its daily cost? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 238453: two adults and three children with a canoc on moosc island want to go to canary island . the canoc can hold either one adult and one child or three children .how many trips does the canoc have to make from one island to the other to ferry everyone across ? a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 5 e) 6 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238412: separate 24 into two parts in which one number is 8 times the number Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238679: Use inductive reasoning to predict the next complete line in the pattern. 55 - 6 = 49 565 - 67 = 498 5665 - 678 = 4987 Please help me. I have no idea where to even being Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)
 Question 238679: Use inductive reasoning to predict the next complete line in the pattern. 55 - 6 = 49 565 - 67 = 498 5665 - 678 = 4987 Please help me. I have no idea where to even being Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 238668: A custom blend of bird seed is to be mixed from seed mixtures costing \$0.75 per pound and \$1.25 per pound. How many pounds of each seed mixture are used to make 200 pounds of custom-blend bird seed costing \$0.95 per pound? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238729: Twenty-seven congruent cubes are glued together to form a larger cube. All six faces of the larger cube are painted pink. What is the product of the number of small cubes that have a single pink face and the number of small cubes that have three pink faces? Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 238715: Your last science test was worth 180 points. The test contained 42 questions, which were worth either 3 points, or 5 points each. How many 5-point questions were on the test? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238777: Can you translate this into an algebraic expression? The product of 38% and some number Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 238907: A student averages 84 on five tests if the student recieved 84,82,81,and 79 on the first four exams what grade did the student recieve on the fifth exam? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1614)

 Question 238935: The second hand of a clock is four inches long. To the nearest inch, how far does the tip of the second hand travel in 45 seconds? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 239043: ok i really need help on this problem. i am in honors algebra 2 and i dont know what to do. Please help me solve the word problem: A rectangle is 3 times as long as it is wide. If the length and the width are both decreased by 4 cm, the resulting rectangle has area 28cm squared. Find the dimensions of the original rectangle. Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 239153: The low temperatures for the previous two days were 62 and 58. What would the temperature for the third day need to be such that the average daily temperature is at least 64. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 239161: Gabriella is a waitress at the Hampton Grille. In one night she earned at least \$75 while working a six-hour shift. If Gebriella earned \$31.50 in tips, find all possibilities for the amount she earned in wages per hour. Represent your answer both algebraically and graphically. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 239277: Can someone please help me with this? I need to have it done before tomorrow. Thanks in advance. Stephanie, the Team Manager of a soccer team, purchases many soccer balls from a retailer and sells them to all the players at her soccer club at a price of x dollars each. She can sell 600 – 15x balls per week. Find a polynomial that represents the weekly revenue for the balls. Find the revenue for a week in which the price is \$12 per ball. Use the parabolic graph to illustrate the law of diminishing return, if it occurs in this case. In order for Stephanie to receive the maximum weekly revenue, how would you, as Business Manager, recommend for the price per ball? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

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