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 Question 334975: my number has double the number of ones as tens. the sum of the digits is 3. my number is? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 334966: A machine is used to fill each of several bags with 16 ounces of sugar. After the bags are filled, another machine weighs them. If the bag weighs 0.3 ounces more or less than the desired weight, the bag is rejected. Wright an equation to find the heaviest and the lightest bag the machine will approve. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335016: I'm a 5th grader stuck on a question. This is the problem. The product of .4 and another decimal is greater than .3 but less than .4. What are the least and greatest decimal to the nearest hundreth for the other factor? Please help. Thanks. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)
 Question 335016: I'm a 5th grader stuck on a question. This is the problem. The product of .4 and another decimal is greater than .3 but less than .4. What are the least and greatest decimal to the nearest hundreth for the other factor? Please help. Thanks. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 335021: Asuming 86.3 heartbeats/minutes, estimate the total number of times the heart of a human beats in an average lifetime of 87.3 years. Assume 365.25 days per year. Your answer must be within + or - 5.0% Please help me with this problem! Thank you! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335035: are there two integers with a product of -12 and a sum of -3? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 334738: Assume 6,200 children go to disneyland today. It raises the cost of admissions from \$34 to \$59 and lowers the age limit for adults from 11 years old to 10 years old. How much additional revenue will Disneyland recieve per child? Per Day? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 335049: the Fibonacci sequence consists of the pattern 1,1,2,3,5,8,13 List the first eight terms of the sequence formed by finding the differences of successive terms in the Fibonacci sequence? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335123: Cory has 3000 bananas. Cory has a camel that can carry 1000 bananas at a time. Cory's camel eats 1 banana every mile he travels. How many bananas can Cory get to the market? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335127: Alan, Ben and Cal are seated as shown with their eyes closed. A B C ....Cal is sitting in the front, behind him, Cal, and behind him Alan (in train style). Diane places a hat on each of their heads from a box they know contains 3 red and 2 blue hats. They all open their eyes and look forward. Alan is sitting behind Ben, who is sitting behind Cal. Alan says; "I cannot deduce what color hat I'm wearing" Hearing that, Ben says, "I cannot deduce what color I'm wearing either." Cal then says, "I know what color I'm wearing!" How does Cal know the color of his hat? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335200: the perimeter of a rectangle is 184inches . The length exceeds the width by 70 inches. Find the length and the width Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335212: License Plate numbers In a certain state,each automobile license plate number consists of two letters followed by a four-digit number. How many distinct license plate numbers can be formed? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 333972: A jar contains quarters and dimes. It contains one more than five times as many quarters as dimes. The money in the jar totals \$4.30, how many dimes and quarters are in the jar? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335303: My number has double the number of ones as tens. The sum of the digits is 9. My number is.....? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334236: Find the vertex, line of symestry, and the line of symmestry, and the maximum or minimum value of fx)=-x^2+12x+3 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334187: A manufacturer made 111 ounces of cologne. The company puts 5/8 ounce of cologne in each bottle. After filing as many bottles as possible, how many ounces of cologne will be left over? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335341: 12. Solve using the five-step problem-solving process. Show all steps necessary to arrive at your solution. The area of a circle is 45 square meters. What is its circumference? (Use п = 3.14. Hint: Area of Circle: A = пr2 and Circumference of Circle: C = 2пr) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335463: Consider the following statement: "If x^2=16, then x=4." Provide a counterexample to this conditional. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335579: A piece of wire x feet in length is cut into exactly 6 pieces, each 2 feet 4 inches in length. What is the value of x ? (1 foot = 12 inches) Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335606: Mrs. Bailey gives a test, and her students’ scores range from 30 to 70. She decides to curve the scores, so that they range from 65 to 95. Let “x” be an original score, and “y” be a curved score. Using the ordered pairs (30,65) and (70,95), write the equation in slope/intercept form that she should use to curve the test scores. In the scenario given above, what will an original score of 62 become? I could really use some help with this. Any help would be really appreciated!!! Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 335606: Mrs. Bailey gives a test, and her students’ scores range from 30 to 70. She decides to curve the scores, so that they range from 65 to 95. Let “x” be an original score, and “y” be a curved score. Using the ordered pairs (30,65) and (70,95), write the equation in slope/intercept form that she should use to curve the test scores. In the scenario given above, what will an original score of 62 become? I could really use some help with this. Any help would be really appreciated!!! Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 335372: From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, a group of photographers will be taking individual pictures of 600 students. If it takes 2 minutes to take each student's picture, how many photographers are needed? (A) Two (B) Three (C) Four (D) Five (E) Fifteen Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335635: Noam walks home from school by walking 8 blocks north and then 6 blocks east. How much shorter would his walk be if there were a direct path from the school to his house? Assume that the blocks are square. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335679: Hello! The length of a diagonal of a rectangle is given by D=square root L^2+W^2, where L and W are the length and width of the rectangle. What is the length of the diagonal, D, of a rectangle that is 69 inches and 28 inches wide? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of an inch if necessary. Thanks! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 335686: The length of a rectangular computer monitor is 6 inches less than twice its width. The perimeter of the face of the monitor is 36 inches. Find the length and width of the monitor. Thanks :) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 335687: A plumber wishes to cut a 26 foot length of pipe into two pieces. The longer piece needs to be 7 feet less than twice the length of the shorter piece. Where should the plumber cut the pipe? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335689: A student scored 65,80, and 74 on the first three tests during the term. What does the student need to score on the fourth test to ensure and average score that is above 75. Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335701: On average it takes 0.6 of a second to count a single digit number, 0.8 of a second to count a 2-digit number, 1.2 seconds to count a 3-digit number, 2.1 seconds to count a 4-digit number, 2.4 seconds to count a 5-digit number, 3.0 seconds to count a 6-digit number, and 0.8 of a second to count the number 1 million. If two friends take turns counting and sleeping so that no time is wasted, how long will it take them to count from one to one million? I thought if I took the average of all the numbers 0.6+0.8+1.2+2.1+2.4+3.0+0.8=10.9 /7 1.55 or 2seconds per number then there are 86,400 seconds in a day or (60*60*24) so I thought that 2,000,000/86400=23.1 days is that right??? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334220: Find the vertex, the line of symestry, the maximum or minimum value of quadratic function, and graph the functions f(x)=-2x^2+2x+3 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335677: Hello! An experienced accountant can balance the books twice as fast as a new accountant. Working together it takes the accountants 6 hours. How long would it take the experienced accountant working alone? Thanks! Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 335747: The length of a rectangular swimming pool is 2x-1 meters, and the width is x + 2 meters. Write a polynominal A(x) that represents the area. Find A(5). Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1602)

 Question 335790: driving from town A to town D, you pass thru town B then town C. town A to town B is 10 miles farther than from town B to town C. town B to town C is 10 miles farther than from town C to town D. if town A is 390 miles from town D, how many mile is town A to town B?? A-------B-------C-------D .-------------------------.=390 390/3=130 answer is 140 mi; just can't explain or show method; could you help? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 335790: driving from town A to town D, you pass thru town B then town C. town A to town B is 10 miles farther than from town B to town C. town B to town C is 10 miles farther than from town C to town D. if town A is 390 miles from town D, how many mile is town A to town B?? A-------B-------C-------D .-------------------------.=390 390/3=130 answer is 140 mi; just can't explain or show method; could you help? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 335685: A rectangular plot of farmland is bounded on one side by a river and the other three sides by a single strand fence 797 meters long. What is the length and the width of the plot if its length is 1 meter more than twice its width. No fence is used on the river side. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335729: 1)The mass of Mercury is about 3.302x10^20 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Mercury is the mass of the sun? The mass of the sun is about ? times the mass of Mercury.. (round to nearest thousandth as needed) 2) Total revenue is the total amount of money taken in by a business. An appliance firm determines that when it sells x washing machines, the total revenue, R, in dollars is given by the polynomial R= 259.42x - 0.1x^2. What is the total revenue from the sale of 245 washing machines? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 335838: A function is defined as f(x) = 3x + 4. The inverse of a function “undoes” the function. Which of the following statements is true? a g(x)= (x/3)-4 is the inverse of f(x). b There is no function that is the inverse of f(x). c g(x)= (x/4)-3 is the inverse of f(x). d g(x)= (x-4)/3 is the inverse of f(x). e g(x)= (x-3)/4 is the inverse of f(x). Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 335842: An airplane propeller rotates 1000 times per minute. Find the number of degrees that a point on the edge of the propeller will rotate in 1 second. Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)
 Question 335842: An airplane propeller rotates 1000 times per minute. Find the number of degrees that a point on the edge of the propeller will rotate in 1 second. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 335846: A scout leader wishes to cut a rope for tents into three pieces whose lengths are consecutive odd integers. If the length of the first and the third piece is 58 feet, find the length of the middle piece. Thanks for your help!! Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335844: band releases a new CD and tracks its sales. The table shows number of copies sold each week (in thousands). Which type of function best models this data? CD Sales Week Copies Sold (thousands) 1 129.5 2 155 3 179.5 4 203 5 225.5 6 247 A) Linear function (B) Quadratic function (C) Exponential function (D) Square-root function (E) Absolute-value function Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 335872: If 5 is added to a number the sum is 7 less than twice the number.find the number. Click here to see answer by Ashley2413(1)

 Question 335954: A group of math teachers went to a restaurant. They agreed to split the bill equally. When the bill arrived, two of them discovered they had forgotten their money. The others agreed to make up the difference by paying an extra \$1.30 each. If the total bill was \$78, how many teachers were in the group? I figured out the answer is 12 teachers but i can't figure out the equation. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 335954: A group of math teachers went to a restaurant. They agreed to split the bill equally. When the bill arrived, two of them discovered they had forgotten their money. The others agreed to make up the difference by paying an extra \$1.30 each. If the total bill was \$78, how many teachers were in the group? I figured out the answer is 12 teachers but i can't figure out the equation. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 335906: during a 5 day period the value of a stock share rose 1.25 on the first day, dropped 0.75 on the second day, rose 0.125 on the third day, dropped 1.625 on the fourth day and rose 1.375 on the fifth day. what was the net change in the stock during this period? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 336054: I need help with this word problem. A community theatre collected \$1032 by selling x number of tickets. Find the cost of each ticket. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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