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 Question 117750: Let the operation § be defined for all positive integers a and b by the equation a § b = a + ab For what value of b does 5 § b = 15? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 117749: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13,........ In the sequence above what would be the 15th term? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 117752: 2, 6 , 18 , 54 , .... In the sequence above what would be the 8th term? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 117875: Carlos works 8.25 h and receives \$102.30 pay. What will he receive at the same rate if he works 14 h? a) \$204.60 b) \$189.10 c) \$158.10 d) \$173.60 I tried a few different ways to get the answer, must be doing something wrong. Please help..thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 117449: Let A be the set of all composites less than 10, and B be the set of positive even integers less than 10. How many different sums of the form a + b are possible if a is in A and b is in B? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 117968: the ratio of the number of coins mark has to the number of coins john has is 2:5. if john has 20 coins, how many coins does mark hasve? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 118104: A boat travels 1 km upstream and 1km back. The time for the round trip is 10 hours. The speed of the stream is 2 km/hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 118209: hellop plese help me with this. Thankyou. Two numbers differ by 3. The sum of the larger and onefourth the smaller is 13. What are the numbers?? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 118281: Jacob has a box of bills. There are five more \$10 bills than \$5 bills, but two less \$2 bills than \$5 bills. He saved \$148. How many of each bill did he save? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 118384: The sum of two digits is 8. If the digits of the number are reversed, the number formed is 36 more than the number. What is the number? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 118597: Find a 2 digit number whose tens digit is 3 less than the units digit. The orginal number is 5 more than 4 times the sum of the digit Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 118833: what are the odd numbers between 6 and 18. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 118835: what are the even numbers between 15 and 25 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 118834: what are the odd numbers between 6 and 18. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 118838: When twice a nember plus three is multiplied by five, it is equal to the product of three times the number minus one, and seven. Which of the following is the number? A. 2 B. 2.4 C.4 D. 4.2 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 118839: When twice a number plus three is multiplied by five, it is equal to the product of three times the number minus one, and seven. Which of the following is the number? A. 2 B. 2.4 C.4 D. 4.2 Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 119206: If I dove from a 30 foot diving board into a pool and went 27 feet into the water. What is the total distance I traveled? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 119282: On A half of a number is 3 more than one sixth of the same number. what is the number? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 119286: The numerator is one less than the denominator. if 2 is subtracted from the numerator added to the denominator, the value of the fraction is 1/2. find the original fraction. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 119285: the denominator of a fraction is 5 more than the numerator. if 5 is added to the numerator and 2 is added to the denominator, the value of the fraction is 8/9. find the original fraction. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 119280: One number is 5 greater than another number. If The sum of their squares is 5 times the square of the smaller number, what are the numbers? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 119283: the denominator of a certain fraction is three times the numerator. if 1 is added to the numerator and subtracted from the denominator, the result equals 1/2. find the original fraction. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 119402: The second of three numbers is 1 less than the first. The third number is 5 less than the second. If the first number is twice as large as the third, Find the three numbers. Click here to see answer by heidi_1_1(5)

 Question 119444: A group of goats and ducks have a total of 99 heads and legs among them, there are twice as many ducks as there are goats. How many are there of each? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 119441: The second of three numbers is 1 less than the first. The third number is 5 less than the second. If the first number is twice as large as the third, Find the three numbers.: The second of three numbers is 1 less than the first. The third number is 5 less than the second. If the first number is twice as large as the third, Find the three numbers. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 119404: Two consecutive even numbers are such that their sum is greater than 98 decreased by twice the larger. Find the smallest possible values for the integers. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 119556: When numbering the pages of a book, a printer uses 522 digits. How many numbered pages does the book have? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 120050: A certain two-digit number has a value that that is three times the sum of its digits. The units digit is one more than three times the tens digit. Find the number. Help me, please. I honestly would have tried if I understood the question. Help me! Thanks in advanced!! :) -- Rae. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 120050: A certain two-digit number has a value that that is three times the sum of its digits. The units digit is one more than three times the tens digit. Find the number. Help me, please. I honestly would have tried if I understood the question. Help me! Thanks in advanced!! :) -- Rae. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 120112: If x represents the first of two consecutive odd integers, express the sum of the two integers in terms of x. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 120139: Twice the larger of the two numbers is three more than five times the smaller, and then the sum of four times the larger and three times the smaller is 71. What are the nos.? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 120202: If 2/3 of a number, decreased by 1/2 is equal to 5/6, what is the number? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 120230: when Mr. Johnson died,his estate was divided according to his last will and testament. His wife recieved 1/2 of his estate. His son recieved 1/4, his niece recieved 1/5 and the remainder was divided equally among his 3 favorite charities. If each charity recieved \$3400, what was the total value of the estate? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 120246: twice the sum of a number and 3 is the same as 1 subtracted from the number. Find the number Click here to see answer by madhan_math(34)

 Question 120376: The sum of two numbers is 23. Twice the larger number is 4 more than 4 times the smaller. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by broadway(2)

 Question 120383: The sum of two numbers is 53/24 and the difference of the same two numbers is 13/24. What are the numbers? I got lost with the fractions... Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 120402: There are 10 more boys than girls in a class. If one more girl joins the class, there will be twice as many boys as there are girls. How many boys and how many girls are there in the class? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 120402: There are 10 more boys than girls in a class. If one more girl joins the class, there will be twice as many boys as there are girls. How many boys and how many girls are there in the class? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 120389: The sum of two numbers is 53 over 24 and the difference of the same two numbers is 13 over 24. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 120756: three strings of a musical instrument vibrate 6,8 and 12 times per second respectively.If all the three begin to vibrate simultaneously,find the shortest time interval before all three vibrate together again? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 121048: The difference of two numbers is seventy-two, and if the larger number is divided by the smaller number, then the quotient is seven and the remainder is six. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)
 Question 121048: The difference of two numbers is seventy-two, and if the larger number is divided by the smaller number, then the quotient is seven and the remainder is six. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 121046: A number is doubled, and then seven is added. When the result is divided by forty, the quotient is two and the remainder is thirty-three. Find the original number. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57374)

 Question 121044: The sum of two numbers is sixty-five, and if the larger number is divided by the smaller number, then quotient is three and the remainder is five. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

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