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 Question 196622: two times a number plus three times another number equals 13. the sum of the two numbers is 7. what are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by jonvaliente(64)

 Question 196693: The sum of the page numbers on facing pages of a book is 157: what are the page numbers. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 196765: what is the sum of three consecutive odd integers if the sum of the second and third numbers is six more than two times the first number? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 196873: You have 6 printing presses that made 5000 copies in 6 hours. How many hours would it take 3 printing presses to print 3000 copies Click here to see answer by stanbon(57231)

 Question 196978: The average of two numbers is 7. Find the numbers if three times one of the numbers is one half the other number. I tried using substitution from the two equations given, which I think are : (x + y) / 2 = 7 and 3x = 1/2y But I didn't have any luck Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)
 Question 196978: The average of two numbers is 7. Find the numbers if three times one of the numbers is one half the other number. I tried using substitution from the two equations given, which I think are : (x + y) / 2 = 7 and 3x = 1/2y But I didn't have any luck Click here to see answer by stanbon(57231)
 Question 196978: The average of two numbers is 7. Find the numbers if three times one of the numbers is one half the other number. I tried using substitution from the two equations given, which I think are : (x + y) / 2 = 7 and 3x = 1/2y But I didn't have any luck Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)

 Question 196987: One number is 5 times another number and their sum is -60. What is the lesser of the two numbers? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 197017: four times the smallest of three consecutive add integers is five more than three times the largest. What is the sum of these consecutive odd integers? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 197218: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 197229: when the sum of twice a number and three is multiplied by four, it is same as eight less than the product of three and the number. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57231)

 Question 197427: There are 7 girls in a bus. Each girl has 7 backpacks. In each backpack, there are 7 big cats. For every big cat, there are 7 little cats. The bus driver is not in the bus at this time. Question: How many legs are there in the bus? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 197616: f(x)= ax^2+bx+5 Find a and b if f(x+1)-f(x)=8x+3 Can someone please help me with this problem ive never learned how to do a problem like this and i have to have it done for tomorrow. Your help would be greatly appreciated! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 197632: the sum of three consecutive odd integers is the same as five times the greatest of these integers what are the integers? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 197752: The length of a rectangle is 3 more than its width. The area of the rectangle is 40 square centimeters. What is the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by anantha(86)

 Question 197751: Find two consecutive even integers x and x+2 with a product of 80 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 197936: The sum of two numbers is 29. If the smaller is doubled and the larger is increased by 7, the resulting numbers will be equal. Find both numbers. I need a complete solution. *sobs* I am really sleepy now, still i don't know how to get the answer. *sobs* Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 197725: The ones digit is one more than the tens digit. The sum of the number and twice the number with the digits reversed is 153. What is the number? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9654)

 Question 197992: The sum of the squares of three consecutive, positive integers is equal to the sum of the squares of the next two integers. Find the five integers. Click here to see answer by Ratman99(5)

 Question 197945: find three consecutive odd integers such that 3 times the sum of all three is 18 more than the product of the first and second integers Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 198113: twice a number decreased by 7, gives 45. find the number Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 198041: While training for soccer you work out each day after school. During your workout you lift weights and play soccer for a total of 75 minutes. You burn 7 calories per minute when playing soccer and 3 calories per minute when lifting weights. If t is minutes you play soccer write an expression in terms of t for the total calories you burn during your workout. Then find the total number of calories burned if you play soccer for 55 minutes. Is this right: 75= 7+3+t 75= 10+t 65= t(total calories burned then you would do 75= 7+3+55t 75= 10+55t Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9654)

 Question 198451: If Sam can do a job in 4 days that Lisa can do in 6 days and Tom can do in 2 days, how long would the job take if Sam, Lisa, and Tom worked together to complete it? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 198557: The sum of a number and its reciprocal is 34/15. Find the number. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 198849: An express train and a local train both leave Gray's Lake at 12:00 noon and head for Chicago 60 miles away. The express travels twice as fast as the local and arrives 2 hours ahead of it.Find the speed of each train. 60m/2h= t + 12n I cannot get the right answer. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)

 Question 199159: What type of solution do you get for quadratic equations where D<0? Give reasons for answer. provide an examploe of such a quadratic equation and find the solution of the equation. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57231)

 Question 199157: Find an equation for which -3 and 4 are solutions Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 199156: Determine the number of solutions and classify the type of solutions for each equation. Justify the answer. x^2+3x-15=0 x^2x+4=0 x^2-8x+16=0 2x^2-3x+7=0 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 199436: A local hamburger shop sold a combined total of 496 hamburgers and cheeseburgers on Saturday. There were 54 fewer cheeseburgers sold than hamburgers. How many cheeseburgers were sold on Saturday? I tried hamburgers + cheesburgers =496. Now I dont know how to progress? can you please help? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 199437: A local hamburger shop sold a combined total of 496 hamburgers and cheeseburgers on Saturday. There were 54 fewer cheeseburgers sold than hamburgers. How many cheeseburgers were sold on Saturday? I tried hamburgers + cheesburgers =496. Now I dont know how to progress? can you please help? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 199853: the length of the shadow of a flagpole was found to be 72 feet. The shadow of a 3 foot picket fence in line with the flagpole was 4 feet. What is the height of the flagpole? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 199865: three times the square of a certain positive number exceeds six times the number by nine. Find the number. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 199854: the sum of both digits of either of two two-digit numbers, in whatever order the digits are written, is 9. The square of either of the digits of either number, minus the product of both digits, plus the square of the other digit is the number 21. The numbers are? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 199864: if a boat goes downstream 72 miles in 3 hours and upstream 60 miles in 6 hours, the rate of the river and the rate of the boat in still wtaer respectively are ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 199866: the width of a rectangle is 15 feet less than its length, and the perimeter is 210 feet. find the width. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 200088: Three times the opposite of a number is 40 greater than 5 times number. What is the number? Click here to see answer by orca(409)

 Question 200138: Find three consecutive even numbers where the product of the smaller two is 40 less than the square of the largest number. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15632)

 Question 200180: How many prime numbers are between 0 and 50? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 200181: A certain sum of money is invested at 10%. Twice that amount is invested at 8%. The total amount of interest from both investments is 91 dollars. How much is invested at 8%. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 200232: one number is 9 more than the other number. The difference of seven times the smaller number and two times the larger is 157. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)
 Question 200232: one number is 9 more than the other number. The difference of seven times the smaller number and two times the larger is 157. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)
 Question 200232: one number is 9 more than the other number. The difference of seven times the smaller number and two times the larger is 157. What are the numbers? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 200236: One cellular plan is 5 dollars per month plus 2 cents per minute and the other plan adds 100 to the number of minutes you use and then charges 4 cents per minute. How many minutes of use will the cost of the two plans be equal? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 200235: The temperature of a star on a Kelvin scale is 6200 K. This is about 4500 degrees less than temperature on the fahrenheit scale. Find the fahrenheit temperature. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

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