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 Question 5850: i need to know how to convert feet into sq.yds.(surface measurements) example:A=46ft.x13ft. what do i do next? am i right to say the total sq. ft. of the area would be 46X2 by 13X2? Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 9202: mark mcguire hit 70 home runs in the 1998 season. Given that there are 4 bases with 90 ft. between each base. how many miles did he run last season just from home runs? Click here to see answer by DWL(56)

 Question 9197: If Gasp cigarettes have 5.0 mg tar and 0.40 mg nicotine per cigarette and there are 20. cigarettes per pack, how many packs of cigarettes would of been smoked to coat you lungs with 4 oz. of tar? how many packs would you have to smoke to introduce your lungs to one gram of the drug nicotine. Click here to see answer by DWL(56)

 Question 9199: you have been working at a fast food restaurant for the past 35 years wrapping hambugers. each hour you wrap 184 hamburgers. you work 8 per day. you work 5 days a week. you get paid every 2 weeks with of \$840.34. how many hamburgers will you have to wrap to make your first one million dollars? Click here to see answer by DWL(56)

 Question 9198: You are riding home from a party and the has been drinking. The car is traveling at 60. mi per hour. Suddenly a child steps into the road ahead. Because the driver has been drinking his reaction time has been slowed by 1.0 second. How many feet toward the impending accident will the car travel before the driver begins to stop? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 9397: If traveling on a bicycle at 20mph for 12 miles what is the total time spent traveling, and what is the proper formula used to compute this? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 9640: How many years ago is 1 million seconds ago? The answer is approx 0.03 yrs ago, but i was unable to come up with the correct equation. Will you please show me your work? Click here to see answer by askmemath(368)

 Question 16956: Find the cost of a package of frozen chicken that weighs 1550 g if the price per kilogram is \$2.49. Round to the nearest cent. Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 18045: How many yards are in 300 meters? How many yards are in 1.5 miles? Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 18547: How do you work these two problems. I'm very confused about the questons below: 1.Jessica has 4 times as many books as John and five times as many as Karen. If Karen has more than 40 books what is the least number of books jessica could have? Is it: (a)240 (b)220 (c) 210 (d)205 (e)200 Here's the second one: Judy is now twice as old as Adam but 6 years ago she was 5 times his as old as he was. How old is Judy now? Is it: (a)10 (b)16 (c)20 (d)24 (e)32 Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)

 Question 18693: converting 51 lb 8 oz to weight in kilograms Click here to see answer by Alwayscheerful(414)

 Question 19856: The density of gasoline is 720 grams per liter. There is 4.7 kg of gasoline in a full container. What is the volume of the container? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 24617: find the volume of 4 identical cubic crates if the side is equal to 4 feet. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 26725: The sum of the digits is 9. If the digits are reversed, the new number is 45 more than the original number. Find the two digit number. Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 32233: The value of a two-digit number is twice as large as the sum of its digits. If the digits were reversed, the resulting number would be 9 less than 5 times the original number. Find the original number. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 32399: how many liters of a 30% alcohol solution must be mixed with 80 liters of a 80% solution to get a 50 % solution? Click here to see answer by mukhopadhyay(490)

 Question 37136: How do I calculate the diameter of a rubber band (circular in shape) if this rubber is to fit onto the perimeter of a rectangle 16cmx9cm. The rubber band is stretchable about 15% Click here to see answer by ilana(307)

 Question 40056: Use the properties of addition and multiplication to complete the statement. (5 + 18) + 4 = 5 + ( ____ + 4) Click here to see answer by dyonak(3)
 Question 40056: Use the properties of addition and multiplication to complete the statement. (5 + 18) + 4 = 5 + ( ____ + 4) Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 40918: Venn Diagram THe staff at a day care observed 64 students eating habits during several lunches. They observed that 59 children ate green beans, 56 ate cauliflower, 60 ate broccoli, 55 ate green beans and cauliflower, 54 ate cauliflower and broccoli, 56 ate green beans and broccoli, and 53 ate all three. 1. How many children did not eat any of these three types of vegetables? (2). How many children are green beans but not cauliflower? (3). How many children did not eat broccoli? (4). How many children ate only cauliflower? (5). And how many children ate exactly two types of vegetables? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 41271: hello I need some help on this conversion please. d=ct c= t= I have absolutely no idea how to even begin. I took algebra a few semesters ago and cannot remember. Thanks! Click here to see answer by psbhowmick(529)

 Question 41528: If a 4.4-pound bag of dog food costs \$3.52, what is the cost per pound? my answer is 80 cents a lb? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 42433: Hello. Could you please help me with this problem and explain the answer? If 5 ounces is equal to 140 grams, then 2 pounds of ground meat is equal to how many ounces? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 43228: A recipe calls for 1 1/3 tablespoons of butter and serves 6 people.If you wish to cook this recip for yourself,how much butter should you use? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 44510: a cotographer is revising a map that will convert all map distances to millimeter.how will he express the distancebetween two places if they are 43 dm apart? Click here to see answer by jake_6233(74)

 Question 44621: Pork roast \$1.99/lb 29.80/kg franc what would be price/per lb in franc? Click here to see answer by OHtutor(16)

 Question 45123: Hello, I am trying to help my daughter with this question: "Use two unit multipliers to change 1,600 square cm to square m." The thing is, would there be a difference in the question if it didn't include the word "square"? Can you show me how to do this problem and explain it to my daughter in a simplistic fashion? (she asks a lot of "why?" questions) Thank you SO much for helping!!!! JS :) Click here to see answer by abhijitvakil(7)

 Question 48209: I want to convert 10 milligrams into milliliters Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 51885: please help me...thank you. A U.S. quart = 0.946 liter. If 355 mL of water weighs 12 ounces, how many ounces does 1 qt weigh?____ oz Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 52193: Celestine bought two pieces of cotton rope, one measuring 34 inches and the other 38 inches in length. The price of both was the same, 40 cents per yard. How much did she pay for both pieces? Click here to see answer by GreyWolf79(3)

 Question 55662: To avoid hitting the ball out, a tennis player in one corner of the 312 yd squared court hits the ball to the farthest corner of the opponent s court. If the length, L, of the tennis court is 2 yd. longer than twice the width, then how far did the player hit the ball? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 55778: Julie, Bill, and Travis have agreed to distribute the profits of JBT Partners in the ratio of 3:2:5. If the firm made a net profit of \$81,000 this year, how much of this \$81,000 will Travis receive? a. \$27,000.00 b. \$24,300.00 c. \$8,100.00 d. \$40,500.00 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 55898: Science and medicine. Celsius temperature readings can be converted to Fahrenheit readings using the formula . F= 9/5 C +32 What is the Fahrenheit temperature that corresponds to each of the following Celsius temperatures: -10, 0, 15, 100? Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 56847: What units in the metric system would you use to measure each of the following quantities? (a) Distance from Los Angeles to New York (b) Your waist measurement (c) Width of a hair (d) Your height Thank you Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 57140: William's refrigerator is 85 inches tall. william put 3 boxes on top of the fridge. the hight of the 3 boxes were 5.45 inches, 7.2 inches and 14.87 inches. What is the height from the floor to the top of the boxes Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 57145: How do I compute the implied DV for sodium in soda? For exmaple, a nutrition label listd 15(mg) of sodium representing 1% of the recommended daily value (DV) based on a 2,000 calorie/day diet. However, someone figured this implied that the DV came out to 1500(mg) per day. What were the steps used to calculate the answer? Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 57916: This is the problem: Use unit multipliers to convert 16,000 inches to miles. I am stumped! Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)
 Question 57916: This is the problem: Use unit multipliers to convert 16,000 inches to miles. I am stumped! Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 57974: 92. Winter wheat. While finding the amount of seed needed to plant his three square wheat fields, Hank observed that the side of one field was 1 kilometer longer than the side of the smallest field and that the side of the largest field was 3 kilometers longer than the side of the smallest field. If the total area of the three fields is 38 kilometers, then what is the area of each field? i think it falls under this catagory?? thanks Click here to see answer by rcmcc(152)

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