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 Question 66604: a 10 in by 12 in picture is to be enlarged and paintedon a 15 foot by 10 foot wall. If the picture remains proportional(not distorted and maintains the same orientation(not rotated). what is the greates fraction of the wall that could covered by the painting. Express your answer as a fraction. Explain Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 66687: a two-digit number is twice the sum of its digit. If the tens digit is 7 less than the unit digit, find the number. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 66701: Find two consecutive integers such that the sum of 2 times the first integer and 4 times second integer is 46. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 66710: 3(x – 4) > 7x – 9 What is the solution? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 66708: The sum of a number and –11 is 4. Find the number. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 66719: 3x – 2y = 6 Solve for x Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 66717: 31x – 8(3x – 0.745) = 6x + 0.205 Solve the equation. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 66799: How can this be true ? A=3 B=4 A + B = 5 Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 66888: can you please show me the solution and answer to this problem, my daughter is having a hard time time on this one......five times a number diminished by 9 exceeds twice the number by 6. find the number Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 67005: find two integers whose difference is 23 and whose product is 195 Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)
 Question 67005: find two integers whose difference is 23 and whose product is 195 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 67075: 1. The Queen Mary is a large cruise ship that has 8,123,700 cubic feet of cargo space. Express this number in scientific notation. answer I have-8.1237x10 to the 7th to convert this i moved the decimal left or right until it became a number. I got this question wrong I was told it was to the the 5th power. Is this right? 2. Georgina is collecting data on the growth of E-coli bacteria. Each E-coli cell reproduces by dividing in half every 20 minustes. part a. If Georgina starts with 1 e-coli, how many cells will be in the sample after 120 minutes? answer-120/120=6 6x2=18 part b. After how many minutes will there be 256 cells in sample? answer- 256/2=7128 128x20=2560 I also got this one wrong. Not sure what I missed. These are word problems from extended responses I have every 5 weeks. These are not from my textbook. If you please help. I can redo and bring up grade. Thank you Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 67066: If 30 men can plant 1000 trees in 9 days, how many days would it take for 36 men to set out 4400 trees? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)
 Question 67066: If 30 men can plant 1000 trees in 9 days, how many days would it take for 36 men to set out 4400 trees? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 67217: The ratio of greens to blues was 2 to 1, and twice the sum of the number of blues and the number of whites exceeded the number of greens by 10. If there were 35 blues, greens, and whites in all, how many were there of each color? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 67304: There are 4 infield positions on a baseball team. There are 12 players. How many ways can these players play the 4 positions? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 67297: Find three consecutive multiples of 5 such that the sum of the square of the first two is 125 greater than the square of the third. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 67305: Find the number that is 5/6 of the way from 2 and 5/12 to 7 and 1/3. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 67918: a three digit number is 28 times the sum of its digits. the units digit is twice the tens digit and 3 more than the hundreds digit. Find the number Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 67915: The sum of the reciprocals of two consecutive even integers is 11/60. Find the integers. Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 67981: Problem: "The difference of a number and twice its reciprocal is 47/7. Find the number." My problem is, how can I construct an equation out of the given problem. I initially tried x-(2)1/x=47/7, but I've got the wrong results. Thank you for helping me with this problem. Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 68268: The sum of the digits of a two-digit counting number was 9. When the digits were reversed, the new number was 45 less than the original number. What was the original number? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)
 Question 68268: The sum of the digits of a two-digit counting number was 9. When the digits were reversed, the new number was 45 less than the original number. What was the original number? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 68337: Find the slope and y-intercept. x = –8 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 68339: Given f(x) = 5x2 – 3x + 1, find f(–2). Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)
 Question 68339: Given f(x) = 5x2 – 3x + 1, find f(–2). Click here to see answer by rmromero(383)

 Question 68342: Find the slope of the line passing through the points (–8, –3) and (–2, 2). Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 68341: Which of the ordered pairs (3, 1), (0, –4), (–4, 0), (–3, –7) are solutions for the equation x – y = 4? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 68336: A roof rises 9.75 ft over a horizontal distance of 17.24 ft. What is the slope of the roof to the nearest hundredth? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 68545: Why can't the length, width, or diagonals of a rectangle be consecutive even numbers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 68596: Please help to solve Gary and Lynn found that the larger number was 2 greater than 4 times the smaller number. Also,the larger number was 6 less than 8 times the smaller number. What were the two numbers? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 68585: Please help to solve... There are 26 nickels, dimes and quarters in all, and their value was \$2.25. how many coins of each type were there if there were 10 times as many nickels as quarters? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 68588: Find three consecutive integers such that the product of the first and the third is 35 greaters than the product of the second and 5. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 69103: When the points scored by six basketball players during a game were arranged in order, the difference between any two consecutive totals was 9. The average of the six players' points was 36.5. How many points were scored by the hightest scoring player? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 69104: Assume you have the typical heartbeat rate. If you take your pulse for 10 seconds, how many beats would you feel? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 69102: Using the numbers 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, find four consecutive numbers whose sum is one half the sum of the other eight numbers. Click here to see answer by 303795(595)
 Question 69102: Using the numbers 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, find four consecutive numbers whose sum is one half the sum of the other eight numbers. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 68360: The number of moose varied inversely as the number of bears and directly as the number of bison. When there were 75 moose, there were 85 bears and 15 bison. How many bears were there when there were 10 moose and 30 bison? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 69263: 23 6 less than 5 times a number is subtracted from 3 times the number. if the result is 12, find the number. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 69312: The number of moose varied inversely as the number of bears and directly as the number of bison. When there were 75 moose, there were 85 bears and 15 Bison. How many bears were there when there were 10 moose and 30 bison? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 69941: Write a real number with ten digits to the right of the decimal point that is an irrational number between 2 and 4 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 70103: Please solve the following question: The length of a rectangle is 8 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 64 in., find the width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 70102: Solve the following word problem: One number is 12 more than another. The sum of the smaller number and twice the larger number is 39. Find the larger number. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 70105: Solve the problem: Adult tickets for a play cost \$11 and child tickets cost \$10. If there were 23 people at a performance and the theater collected \$246 from ticket sales, how many children attended the play? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

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