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 Question 280592: if a number is subtracted from 4 more than twice itself, the result is 30. what is the number? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 280616: if the sum of four consecutive integers is 86 what is the least of these integers Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 280654: the sum of two numbers is 53. if three times the smaller is one less than the larger, find the numbers. please show all work im lost Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 280794: how do i start off solvin this problem..... one number is 5 greater than another and has a product of 36.find the numbers Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 280799: What are 4 consecutive positive integers whose sum equals 5 times the smallest integer? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 280816: A 3-ft by 6-ft picnic table is placed on an outdoor patio measuring x ft by x ft. Find a polynomial for the remaining open space on the patio ( in square feet). Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 280834: The sum of two numbers is seven. The sum of the squares of the two numbers is twenty-nine. Find the two numbers. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 280949: To number the pages of a volume, 3001 digits were printed. Assuming all pages are numbered, the number of pages is: (A) 1021 (B) 1026 (C) 1027 (D) 1028 (E) none of these Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 280964: In the addition problem below, each letter represents a digit in such a way that every digit from 0 to 9 is used once. Ab4 +28c ____________ 1def The letter c represents : A 3 B 5 C 6 D 9 E none of these Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8883)

 Question 281029: If x, y and z are three consecutive odd integers such that 10< x < y < z< 20 and if y and z are prime numbers, what is the value of x + y? I'm not looking for the answer I'm looking for an explanation on how to solve the problem Please Help me Thank you Tania Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 281310: Two Times a number added to another number is 25. three time the first number minus the other number is 20. find the numbers Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 281312: two consecutive integers with half of the smaller equual to 4 more than one third of the larger Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 281406: A group of students disagree, and think that there must be a set of 3 consecutive numbers whose sum is not a multiple of 3. Use sound mathematical reasoning to convince them that they must be wrong. Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 281482: A jar contains 5 white, 7 blue, and 8 red marbles. If you remove 1 marble at a time, randomly, what is the minimum number that you must remove to be certain that you have at least 3 marbles of each color? Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)
 Question 281482: A jar contains 5 white, 7 blue, and 8 red marbles. If you remove 1 marble at a time, randomly, what is the minimum number that you must remove to be certain that you have at least 3 marbles of each color? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 281577: Half of the first plus twice the second of two consectutive intergers equals 22 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 281624: Question is the sum of two positive integers is less than 80 and their difference is more than 10. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 281883: The sum of a number, its reciprocal and 4 times its reciprocal is 6. What is a possible number? A) 1 B) 4 C) 6 D) -3 E) -1 Click here to see answer by J2R2R(94)
 Question 281883: The sum of a number, its reciprocal and 4 times its reciprocal is 6. What is a possible number? A) 1 B) 4 C) 6 D) -3 E) -1 Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 281893: When three numbers are added two at a time, the sums are 33, 48, and 53. The sum of all three numbers is: (A) 134 (B) 86 (C) 81 (D) 67 (E) 53 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 281915: what are the ways to find a digit in a given value to be odd or even? example: if 123 is a number then its answer will be 2=even and 1&3=odd.pls provide me some trick or explanation?? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 281964: find three consecutive odd integers such that three times the first integer is one less than the sum of the second and third integers Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)

 Question 282032: The sum of 9 consecutive even numbers is 180. What is the result when the mean of these numbers is subtracted from the median? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 282032: The sum of 9 consecutive even numbers is 180. What is the result when the mean of these numbers is subtracted from the median? Click here to see answer by Mathematicians(84)

 Question 282065: The difference of two numbers is 26 and the larger number is 2 times the smaller, what are the two values? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 282116: ken is thinking of a number.Nine more than the product of 4 and the number is 73.what is kens number Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 282198: Find 3 consecutive even numbers where the product of the smaller two numbers is 40 less than the square of the largest number. Click here to see answer by Mathematicians(84)
 Question 282198: Find 3 consecutive even numbers where the product of the smaller two numbers is 40 less than the square of the largest number. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 282273: Two minor league baseball players got a total of 266 hits. Washington had 6 more hits than Sanchez. Find the number of hits for each player. I tried this: 266 divided by 2= 133 133-6=127 133+6=139 Washington had 139 hits and Sanchez had 127 hits Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 282354: Three consecutive whole numbers are such that the square of the middle number is greater than the product of the other two by 1. Find the middle number. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 282433: the units of a two-digit numeral is 5 more than the tens digit the number is 3 times the sum of its digits.find the numeral Click here to see answer by dturpin53(1)
 Question 282433: the units of a two-digit numeral is 5 more than the tens digit the number is 3 times the sum of its digits.find the numeral Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 282532: Find three consecutive even integers such that the product of the two smallest exceeds the largest by 38 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 282456: A5 B3 + B9 147 In the correctly worked out addition example above, what is the greatest possible value of B? Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)

 Question 282575: The Sum of the numbers on two consecutive pages in a book is 897. Find the page numbers. V+(V+1)=897 v^2=896 ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 282584: The product of the numbers on two consecutive pages in a book is 600. Find the page numbers. x(x+1)=600 2x=600 x=300? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 282671: Find three consecutive odd integers such that the sum of the first, two times the second, and three times the third is 70. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 282736: the diffrence of four times a number and five is the same as three more than twice a number Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 282738: Fifteen more than twice the hours Carla worked last week is the same as three times the hours she worked this week decreased by 15. she worked the same number of hours each week. how many hours did she work each week? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 282759: If m and n are whole numbers, 49< n <101 and 19 < m <51, then what is the greatest value for (n+m)/n? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 283042: The product of two positive consecutive integers is 41 more than their sum. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)
 Question 283042: The product of two positive consecutive integers is 41 more than their sum. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1421)

 Question 283044: A 26 ft long ladder rests against a wall. The distance from the base of the wall to the bottom of the ladder is x. The height at which the ladder rests against the wall is x + 14. Find the distance, x, from the base of the wall tithe bottom of the ladder. Please show steps in solving this word problem. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 283071: It takes 852 digits to number the pages of a book consecutively. How many pages are there? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 283081: The last digit of 7^1992 is a 1 b 2 c 6 d 7 e 9 Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

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