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 Question 42392: Express the product of a number increased by 15, and the number -8. Thank you for the help Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)
 Question 42392: Express the product of a number increased by 15, and the number -8. Thank you for the help Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42374: Between 1950 and 1997, did the production of motor vehicles increases by a greater percentage in canada or europe? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)
 Question 42374: Between 1950 and 1997, did the production of motor vehicles increases by a greater percentage in canada or europe? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42372: Between 1950 and 1997, did the production of motor vehicles increases by a greater percentage in canada or europe? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42400: When a number was multiplied by 4 and then product decreased by 17, the result was 1 less than three times the nunber. Find the number. (show your work) Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42397: Simplify: (3 1/2) ÷ (2 3/5) × (1 1/4) ÷ (7/13) (show your work) THank you for the help Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 42408: Which number is equivalent to 2/5? A) 2 and 1/2 B) 0.4 C) 5/2 D) 2 and 1/5 Thanks Click here to see answer by jmg(22)

 Question 42406: Frozen (quarter-pound)hamburger patties cost \$5.80 for 12. How many can be purchased for \$7.00? Show your work Thanks from Precious Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)
 Question 42406: Frozen (quarter-pound)hamburger patties cost \$5.80 for 12. How many can be purchased for \$7.00? Show your work Thanks from Precious Click here to see answer by jmg(22)
 Question 42406: Frozen (quarter-pound)hamburger patties cost \$5.80 for 12. How many can be purchased for \$7.00? Show your work Thanks from Precious Click here to see answer by vihits13(20)

 Question 42409: which expression represents an example of the distributive property? A) 2 (x + 3)= 2x + 5 B) 2 (x + 3) = 2x + 6 C) 2 (x+3) = 2x + 23 D) 2 (x + 3)= 2x + 3 Thanks Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42401: A boy and a girl work together to type a thesis and it takes them 6 hours. It would take the girl 5 hours more than the boy to type the thesis alone. How long would each need to type the thesis alone? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 41668: Determine the Richter scale measure (two decimal places) of an earthquake having an intensity of I=101,620,000Io Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42402: Something similar i'm lost on :( What was the percent increase in countries outside the United States in 1950 to 1997? Click here to see answer by jmg(22)

 Question 42511: The length of one of the equal legs of an isosceles triangle is 8 cm less than 4 times the length of the base. If the perimeter is 29 cm, find the length of one of the equal legs. I believe it is 11cm.Am I right? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42524: The length of a rectangle is 2 cm more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 52 cm, find the dimensions of the rectangle. let the width of the rectangle is x cm then length of the rectangle will be 2x+2 given perimeter of the rectangle is 52 cm =>2*(x+(2x+2))=52 =>2*(3x+2)=52 =>3x+2=26 =>3x=24 =>x=8 hence lenghth of the rectangle is 18cm and width is 8cm Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42519: Elaine was charged \$195 interest for 1 month on a \$1000 credit card balance. What was the monthly interest rate? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42515: An arithmetic student needs an average of 70 or more to receive credit for the course. She scored 82, 64, and 98 on the first three exams. Write an inequality representing the score she must get on the last test to receive credit for the course. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42637: Farmland conversions: The amount of farmland in the US is decreasing by one acre every 0.00876 hours as farmland is being onverted to non farmland use. At what rate in acres per day is the farmland decreasing? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42678: What is the fahrenheit tempature that corresponds of the following celsius temperature 100 ; Celsius tempetature readings can be converted to Fahrenheit readings using the Formula F=9/5 C+32. What is the fahrenheit tempature that corresponds of the following celsius temperature; 100 Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)
 Question 42678: What is the fahrenheit tempature that corresponds of the following celsius temperature 100 ; Celsius tempetature readings can be converted to Fahrenheit readings using the Formula F=9/5 C+32. What is the fahrenheit tempature that corresponds of the following celsius temperature; 100 Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 42677: What is the fahrenheit tempature that corresponds of the following celsius temperature0 ; Celsius tempetature readings can be converted to Fahrenheit readings using the Formula F=9/5 C+32. What is the fahrenheit tempature that corresponds of the following celsius temperature; 0 Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42725: The cost of producinga number of items x is given by C = mx +b,in which b is the fixed cost and m is the variable cost (the cost of producing one more item) graph the cost equation. C = mx+b m=10 b=40 so x=10x+40 Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42773: Susan and Joan are diving for golf balls in a large water trap. Susan recovers a golf ball every 0.016 hour while Joan recovers a ball every 0.025 hour. If both are working, then at what rate(in golf ball per hour) are they recovering golf balls? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42771: The expression pie(r square gives the area of a circle with radius r. How many square meters of wheate were destroyed when an alien ship made a crop circle of diameter 25 meters in the wheat field at the Southwind Ranch? Find pie on your calculator. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42761: Helen has 1/5 of her portfolio in European stocks,1/8 of her portfolio in European stocks, and 1/10 of her portfolio in Japanese stocks. The remainder is invested in municipal bonds. What fraction of her portfolio is invested in municipal bonds? What percent is invested in municipal bonds? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42770: A forensics scientist uses the expression 72.6+ 2.5T to estimate the height in centimeters of a female with a tibia of length T centimeters. If a female skeleton has a tibia of length 32.4 cm, then what was the height of the person? Find the length of your tibia in centimeters, and use the expression from this exercise or previous exercise to estimate your height. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42860: The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 3 to 2. How many female employees does the company have if there are 70 employees? Please and thank you! Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 42890: A guy wire of length 50 feet is attached to the ground and to the top of an antenna. The height of the antenna is 10 feet larger than the distance from the base of the antenna to the point where the guy wire is attached to the ground. What is the height of the antenna? Click here to see answer by psbhowmick(529)

 Question 42979: The cost C (in dollars) of manufacturing x cell phones is given by: C(x) = 5x^2 - 200x + 4000. How many cell phones should be manufactured to minimize the cost? a. 2000 b. 400 c. 100 d. 20 e. None of the others Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 42981: What is the equation of the axis of symmetry for the quadratic function f(x) = -3x2 + 3x - 2? a. x = 1/2 b. x = -1/2 c. x = 0 d. x = -3 e. None of the others Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 43003: The length of a rectangle is 8 in. more than twice it's width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 64 in., find the width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by pwac(253)
 Question 43003: The length of a rectangle is 8 in. more than twice it's width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 64 in., find the width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by jmg(22)

 Question 43028: An 18-ft board is cut into two pieces, one of which is 4 ft longer than the other. How long is each piece? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 42980: The price p and the quantity x sold of a certain product obey the demand equation: p = -1/3x + 100 Which of the following is a correct function for revenue, R? a. R(x) = -1/3x + 100 b. R(x) = -1/3x^2 + 100x c. R(x) = 1/3x - 100 d. R(x) = 1/3x^2 - 100x e. None of the others Click here to see answer by aaaaaaaa(138)

 Question 43035: How many quarts of water dose one add to 6 quarts of a 60% alcohol solution to create a 40% alchohol solution. I worked it oout to 2 qt. is that right. Thanks for looking it over with me. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)
 Question 43035: How many quarts of water dose one add to 6 quarts of a 60% alcohol solution to create a 40% alchohol solution. I worked it oout to 2 qt. is that right. Thanks for looking it over with me. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)
 Question 43035: How many quarts of water dose one add to 6 quarts of a 60% alcohol solution to create a 40% alchohol solution. I worked it oout to 2 qt. is that right. Thanks for looking it over with me. Click here to see answer by mszlmb(115)

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