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 Question 260735: what is the equations to, the second of two nubers is 4 more than the first. teh sum of the numbers is 56. find the numbers Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)
 Question 260735: what is the equations to, the second of two nubers is 4 more than the first. teh sum of the numbers is 56. find the numbers Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 260824: Suppose that you were taking a course that has 4 tests. The first three tests are worth 100 points each, and the fourth test is worth 200. To get an B in the course, you must have an average of at least 80 percent on the 4 tests. Your scores on the first 3 tests were 80, 76, and 87. What is the minimum score you need on the fourth test to get an B for the course?. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 261075: The square of a number is 15 more than 2 times the number. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 261001: Look at the row of numbers. What number should come next? 81 27 9 3 1 1/3 ? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 261142: Solve using the five-step problem-solving process. Show all steps necessary to arrive at your solution. If three times the smaller of two consecutive integers is added to four times the larger, the result is 137. Find the smaller integer. Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 261138: Hi, I'm trying to work out this word problem but I can't seem to find the answer. I need help. I would greatly appreciate it if you helped me out on this problem:) so any little thing will help:) PROBLEM: Carla used a total of 157 digits as she wrote a list of consecutive integers. If the last number she wrote was 140, what was the first number in her list? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 261224: Each letter in a cryptorithm stands for a different digit. Every time a letter is used it has the same value. No two different letters have the same value. Find the values of I, B, and L in the following puzzle. I + B B ____________ I L L Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 261224: Each letter in a cryptorithm stands for a different digit. Every time a letter is used it has the same value. No two different letters have the same value. Find the values of I, B, and L in the following puzzle. I + B B ____________ I L L Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 261261: The sum of two numbers is 92. One fifth of the first number added to one half of the second number is 34. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 261281: The sum of two numbers is seventeen. The total of four times the smaller number and two times the larger number is forty-four. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)
 Question 261281: The sum of two numbers is seventeen. The total of four times the smaller number and two times the larger number is forty-four. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 261211: If, possible find an odd number that can be expressed as the sum of four consecutive natural numbers. If impossible explain why. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 261327: a) If a seal population grows by 8% every 6 six years, by what percentage will it grow over 30 years? b) If a seal population declines by 8% every 6 years, by what percentage will it decline over 30 years? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 261370: what is the diffrence of 10x and 3x is less than or equal to the sum of 4x and 21 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 261323: A fence is to be built against a wall. If there are 250 metres of fence available, what are the dimensions that give the maximum area? (shape of fence is a trapezoid) height is x Longer side known as b is x+2y shorter side known as a is y I know that area of a trapezoid is: A=1/2h(a+b) please help me! thank you! Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 261424: three numbers are consecutive even integers first integer 6 so the questionis what are the next two? I said 8 and 10 first integer is -6 need the next two first integer is -90 need the next two first integer is x was not sure if i am doing this right if you could please explain how you got your answer thank you so very much. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)
 Question 261424: three numbers are consecutive even integers first integer 6 so the questionis what are the next two? I said 8 and 10 first integer is -6 need the next two first integer is -90 need the next two first integer is x was not sure if i am doing this right if you could please explain how you got your answer thank you so very much. Click here to see answer by roseo(33)

 Question 261537: how would you write 5 times a number, increased by 2 less than twice the number, is 40? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 261589: 1. 3, -6, 18, -72, 360 (1 point) Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 261645: for how many n is the set ( 1,2,3....100) is the tens digit of n(squared) odd? Click here to see answer by edjones(7794)

 Question 261662: A total of \$20,000 was invested in two bond mutual funds, a junk bond fund and a government bond fund. The junk bond fund is risky and yields 11% interest. The safer government bond fund yields only 5%. The total income for the year from the two investments was \$1300. How much was invested in each fund? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 261748: The sum of two numbers is 10 less than three times the first number. Their difference is 5 less than twice the second number. Find each of the Numbers. Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1657)

 Question 261549: The two digits in the numerator of a fraction are reversed in its denominator. If 1 is subtracted from both the numerator and the denominator, the value of the resulting fraction is 1/2. The fraction whose numerator is the difference and whose denominator is the sum of the units and tens digits equals 2/5. Find the original fraction. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 261902: Write an equation and solve to find three consecutive integers whose sum is 33. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)
 Question 261902: Write an equation and solve to find three consecutive integers whose sum is 33. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 261902: Write an equation and solve to find three consecutive integers whose sum is 33. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 261902: Write an equation and solve to find three consecutive integers whose sum is 33. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 261980: I am more than 70.I am the sum of three consecutive numbers.The difference between my two digits is 3.What am I? Thank you very much!Much appreciated! Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 262000: Please give me a hint on the following word problem. Because Stephine wanted to win the Berryville bicycle race, she trained hard for a week, including the weekend. Each day, she rode 3 miles farther then she had the day before. If she rode a total of 126 miles, how far did she ride on the last day before the race? (create and equation using one variable and solve with proper work steps) M, T, W, T, F, S, S 108,111,114,117,120,123,126 I figure she started at 108 miles adding 3 miles per day. Just need a hint on the equation. Thanks Ray Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)
 Question 262000: Please give me a hint on the following word problem. Because Stephine wanted to win the Berryville bicycle race, she trained hard for a week, including the weekend. Each day, she rode 3 miles farther then she had the day before. If she rode a total of 126 miles, how far did she ride on the last day before the race? (create and equation using one variable and solve with proper work steps) M, T, W, T, F, S, S 108,111,114,117,120,123,126 I figure she started at 108 miles adding 3 miles per day. Just need a hint on the equation. Thanks Ray Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 262168: The tens digit of a two digit number is 3 times greater than the units digit. Eight times the sum of the digits is 1 less than the number. Find the number. I've been provided the answer and have ran through numerous equations, but can't seem to get the correct equation that solves for the answer. I appreciate any help you can provide... Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)
 Question 262168: The tens digit of a two digit number is 3 times greater than the units digit. Eight times the sum of the digits is 1 less than the number. Find the number. I've been provided the answer and have ran through numerous equations, but can't seem to get the correct equation that solves for the answer. I appreciate any help you can provide... Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 261686: Can you please help me with this License plate number problem the license plate was in two parts, a two digit number and a three digit number. The two digit number was a prime and the sum of the digits was a two digit prime. The tens digit was larger than the units digit. the last 3 digits of his license plate were all odd and different. The sum of the three digits was palindromic. The sum of the first and third digits was one half of the sum of the 1st and 2nd digits. what were the numbers on the license plate? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 262434: The collection plate for a children's church contained \$10. If there were \$5 in coins in the plate and only dimes and quarters, how many of each coin was in the plate? Can you help me solve this using either substitutions or combinations? x= y= thank you!!!!!!!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 262434: The collection plate for a children's church contained \$10. If there were \$5 in coins in the plate and only dimes and quarters, how many of each coin was in the plate? Can you help me solve this using either substitutions or combinations? x= y= thank you!!!!!!!!! Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 262558: What are 2 numbers whose sum is 59 and whose product is 450? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)
 Question 262558: What are 2 numbers whose sum is 59 and whose product is 450? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 262473: what are the numbers of 3 consective even numbers that have a sum of 12 and a product of 48? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 262428: The sum of 2 numbers is 36 and the difference is 24. Can you help me solve this problem using substitution or combinations? x= y= Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)

 Question 262606: One number is four times as large as another number, and their sum is 5285. What are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 257577: I need to write an algebraic expression for this word problem...The sum of three consecutive integers is 423. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by PRMath(124)
 Question 257577: I need to write an algebraic expression for this word problem...The sum of three consecutive integers is 423. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)