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 Question 507830: Story Problem: One number is 2 more than 5 times the other. Their product is 24. These are the formulas that I came up with for this story problem, but after substitution method I get the polynomial and get stumped on how to solve them. xy=24 x=2+5y (2+5y)y=24 5y^2 +2y=24 where do I go from here? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 507886: what is the sum of the first 30 odd numbers? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 507906: find the set of three consecutive integers such that the first added to four times the third is 93 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 507904: how do i solve this problem,- The hundreds digit of a three-digit number is 2 more than the units digit. The digits of the original three-digit number are reversed, and the result is subtracted from the original three-digit number. What is the units digit of the result? Describe anything interesting you discover finding the solution. You need to try this out on at least three 3-digit numbers of your choosing. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 507989: the product of a number and three is the same as the sum of the number and seven. Click here to see answer by gi.maldonado(3)

 Question 507671: A man sold 2 acres more than 3/5 of his farm and had 4 acres less than 1/2 of it left. how many acres in the farm. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 507994: the algebraic expression 30 minus a number h Click here to see answer by rfer(15570)

 Question 508013: The product of 5 and Y is greater thank or equal to the difference of Y and 16 Click here to see answer by rfer(15570)

 Question 508100: how do i set up and solve for problems such as: find three consecutive odd intergers sch that three times the first is 9 greater than six times the third? Click here to see answer by swincher4391(1075)

 Question 508111: I am thinking of two numbers whose sum is 64. If I double the second number and subtract this product from the first, the result is -8. What are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 508254: One # is twice another, twice the lesser # increase by the greater # is at least 85. Find the least possible value for the lesser # Click here to see answer by Comushay(1)

 Question 508265: the sum of two numbers is 12 the difference of the same two numbers is negative four what are the numbers? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 508275: The sum of two numbers is 34 their difference is 18. What are the numbers Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 508504: the difference of twice a number and nine. Click here to see answer by rfer(15570)

 Question 508549: find two numbers whose sum equals 10. and whose product equals 14 Click here to see answer by swincher4391(1075)

 Question 508662: What are four numbers that are less than 3 but greater than 2? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 508678: the 2nd of the three numbers exceeds the smallest by 2. Whole the third number is twice the first. If the sum of the three number is 54, find the numbers. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 508687: Third grade question: Explain how finding the sum of 3-digit numbers is similar to and different from finding the sum of 4-digit numbers. Click here to see answer by richard1234(6688)

 Question 508704: if the product of two numbers is 21 and the sum is 10, what are the two numbers Click here to see answer by jerryguo41(183)
 Question 508704: if the product of two numbers is 21 and the sum is 10, what are the two numbers Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)

 Question 508776: Juan,Steve & Gabriella bought a total of 30 markers at an art store.Juan bought 3 more markers than Steve.Gabriella bought 7 times as many markers as Steve.How many did each buy? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 508833: I have been trying for the past hour to come up with a number trick that results in -4, but I have had no luck. So far I have tried to add and subtact but if I do the problem again I end up with a different ending number. The number trick has to have at least six stages Click here to see answer by jerryguo41(183)

 Question 508850: A number that is odd, not square, has 3 as a factor, is composite, the two digits add up to 6, and the digits are not the same; what is it? Click here to see answer by richard1234(6688)

 Question 508888: one number is 2/5 of another. the sum of these is 91. find the numbers Click here to see answer by rfer(15570)

 Question 509054: the sum of two numbers is 44. if the larger number is two less than three times the smaller number, find the numbers. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(11500)

 Question 509001: Maria and Judy pool thier money and find that they have a dollar bill and 18 coins of the same kind. To divide the money equally, Maria takes 11 of the coins and gives Judy what remains. What kind of coins are they? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 509194: Two pages that face each other in a book have 288 as the sum of their page numbers. What are the page numbers? Click here to see answer by solver91311(20879)
 Question 509194: Two pages that face each other in a book have 288 as the sum of their page numbers. What are the page numbers? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)
 Question 509194: Two pages that face each other in a book have 288 as the sum of their page numbers. What are the page numbers? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)

 Question 509345: Twelve divided by forty-eight added to the product of a number multiplied by six Click here to see answer by swincher4391(1075)

 Question 509390: The larger of the two numbers is twice the smaller. If the smaller number is increased by 4, the result is 6 less than the larger number. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by swincher4391(1075)

 Question 509386: six times the sum of a number and 3 is 12 less than 12 times the number Click here to see answer by swincher4391(1075)

 Question 509363: Seven less than a number is five more than four times another number Click here to see answer by swincher4391(1075)

 Question 509670: twice the difference of a number and eleven Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 509853: Ten times a number decreased by 1/3 of the same number. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 509879: the product of two numbers is 18 and their sum is 19. fund the numbers? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 509905: A chemist work on a new project needs 12liters of 50% acid solution, The stockroom only has 40% and 70% solutions. how much of each solution should be mixed together to form 12 liters of a 50% solution. Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 509934: The measure of the largest angle of a triangle is three less than 5 times the measure of the smallest angle. The measures of the remaining angle is 1 less than twice the measure of the smallest angle. Find the measure of all three angles. Click here to see answer by rfer(15570)

 Question 510033: the left and right pages of an open book are two consecutive intergers whose sum is 469. Find these two page number. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 510110: The sum of two whole numbers is 19. The product of the number is 84. What are the two numbers? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 510279: One number is seven more than twice another. If their sum is decreased by nine, the result is thirteen. Find the numbers. Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1579)

 Question 510443: the product of 8 & 45 is added to 125 the difference between 284 and 76 in multiply to 30 add the product of 36 and 32 to 3500 increase 586 by the product of 23 and 34 Click here to see answer by grace77(4)

 Question 510551: one number is 11 more than another number. If their sum is 45, find the larger number Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)