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 Question 193792: One day, the temperature at 11:00 A.M. was 39°F, and by 2:00 P.M. the temperature was 51°F. What was the hourly rate of temperature change? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 194528: How many euros is equal to \$2500? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 200434: A bowling ball weighs 16 pounds. How many kilograms does it weigh? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 200721: I Want to know how do i find and use the method to solve this?: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 201784: A map is printed on a scale of 1:100. The chart shows two towns 3 inches apart. What fractional part of a mile are the two towns actually apart? Note: 12 inches= 1 foot and 5,280 feet= 1 mile Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 203747: On a sunny day, a tree and its shadow form the sides of a right triangle. If the hypotenuse is 52 m long and the tree is 48 m tal, how long is the shadow? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 206218: i was hoping you could give me the formulas to these 3 problems. 1) how many 4'x 8' sheets of drywall do you need for the walls of a 12' x 20' room, 8ft high? 2) if ceramic tiles are 8" x 8", how many tiles would it take to cover and area of 4' x 6'? lastly, 3) if a customer buys 20 2x4's 8ft long, at \$4.75 each, how much would the 2x4's cost? Click here to see answer by mickclns(59)

 Question 206295: Justine is baking cupcakes for the bake sale. The recipe calls for 1/2 cup of milk and 2 eggs. The recipe yields 3 dozen cupcakes. Justine has 1 gallon of milk and 2 dozen eggs. How many cupcakes will Justine be able to make? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 206330: You are taking a trip to Switzerland. You are at the bank exchanging \$600 for Swiss francs. The exchange rate is 1.5 francs per dollar, and the bank charges a 1.5% fee to make the exchange. You brought \$10 extra with you to pay the exchange fee. Do you have enough to pay the fee? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 206331: You are taking a trip to Switzerland. You are at the bank exchanging \$600 for Swiss francs. The exchange rate is 1.5 francs per dollar, and the bank charges a 1.5% fee to make the exchange. How much will you recieve in Swiss francs for your \$600? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 206333: You are taking a trip to Switzerland. You are at the bank exchanging \$600 for Swiss francs. The exchange rate is 1.5 francs per dollar, and the bank charges a 1.5% fee to make the exchange. After your trip you have 321 Swiss francs left. How much is this amount in dollars? Assume that you use other money to pay the exchange fee. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 207311: What is 3L=ml what is 70cm= mm what is 3m=dm Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 207333: Use a unit multiplier to convert 600 millimeters to centimeters. Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 207845: A table tennis ball has a circumfrence of 4and a half inches. The volume of a baseball is 8 times that of a table tennis ball. What is the circumfrence of a baseball? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 207895: The net weight of a bottle of olives is 331 grams. Find the smallest number of bottles that must be purchased to have at least 3 kilograms of olives. Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 208018: Jarod is having a problem with rabbits getting into his vegetable garden, so he decides to fence it in. The length of the garden is 7 feet more than 5 times the width. He needs 86 feet of fencing to do the job. How many feet is the length of the garden? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 210991: after spending 5/12 of his salary, a man has \$420 left. what is his salary asvab book Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 211657: mercury has a density of 13.6 grams/centimeter cubed. What mass of mercury would be required to cover a football playing surface of 100 yards by 70 yards to a depth of 0.20 centimeters? given 1 inch=2.54 centimeters. I'm not sure how to get the problem started. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30967)

 Question 211891: how do you convert 112.721 inches squared to centimeters squared? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30967)

 Question 212799: D5NS is an i.v. fluid that contains 5% w/v dextrose. In other words, 5g of dextrose per 100 mL of solution. How many grams of dextrose will a patient recieve if they are given a 500 mL bag of D5NS? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 212797: Children's Benadryl comes in syrup form. The label says to administer 5mg/kg body weight. The syrup contains 12.5mg/5ml. If the child weighs 44lbs, how many ml of syrup are contained in a dose? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 216664: walt reads 18 yards worth of pages in a book in 3 hours, how many miles of book pages will he read in one day Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 217501: if a can of soup contains 22.0 oz(ounces0 of soup, how many grams of soup is that? (hint: 1 lb=16oz and 1 lb-454g Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 220056: she puts half of her books in one large box,one fourth of her books in another box,eight books on the floor of the back seat,and the remaining five books on the floor in the front seat.How many books did she take back to college with her? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 221629: Factor Z2-3z-18 and 5z2+17z+14 Both the "2" next to the z's are supposed to be the to the power kind of two;s but have no idea how to make them. Can someone please explain to me how to factor????????? Thanks Deb Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 221647: HI everyone long time no see. I am currently having problems with factoring at school. Here is the problem i have to factor W2+10w+16 of course the 2 after the W is to the power of type of 2. How is this done? Why is there a capital W and a little one too w? Please help me figure this one out please and thanks. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 221654: I have another problem that i do not understand. Help please! 5w2-18w+9 of course the 2 after the w is supposed to be a little tiny 2 a bit above the w. Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)
 Question 221654: I have another problem that i do not understand. Help please! 5w2-18w+9 of course the 2 after the w is supposed to be a little tiny 2 a bit above the w. Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57224)

 Question 222129: 5.2ftx30.48cm/ft=?cm what is the equivalent of 5.2ft in centimeters Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 223276: x3 + ax + 3a + 3x2 The first 3 and the last 2 are the 'to the power numbers' I just cannot shrink them like they should be Sorry. Please show me how this problem is supposed to be done correctly please. Use grouping to factor each polynomial completely. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223280: Factor each polynomial completely. 3x3y2 - 3x2y2 - 3xy2 Each first number 3 is a regular number 3 the rest of the numbers are "to the power" numbers. I really need this one explained to make sure I will get the rest of them right please and thank you!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223284: Factor each polynomial completely. 3x3y2 - 3x2y2 - 3xy2 Each first number 3 is a regular number 3 the rest of the numbers are "to the power" numbers. I really need this one explained to make sure I will get the rest of them right please and thank you!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223283: Factor each polynomial completely. 3x3y2 - 3x2y2 - 3xy2 Each first number 3 is a regular number 3 the rest of the numbers are "to the power" numbers. I really need this one explained to make sure I will get the rest of them right please and thank you!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223282: Factor each polynomial completely. 3x3y2 - 3x2y2 - 3xy2 Each first number 3 is a regular number 3 the rest of the numbers are "to the power" numbers. I really need this one explained to make sure I will get the rest of them right please and thank you!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223281: Factor each polynomial completely. 3x3y2 - 3x2y2 - 3xy2 Each first number 3 is a regular number 3 the rest of the numbers are "to the power" numbers. I really need this one explained to make sure I will get the rest of them right please and thank you!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223267: Hello can someone please explain and help me with this problem? Do I have to put the a's together? No? Help!! Thank you! Factor out the GCF in each expression a(a + 1) - 3(a +1) Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 223291: Factor each polynomial completely. a2b + 2ab - 15b The 2 between the first a and b is a to the power 2, for some reason I cannot make them into the little number they are supposed to be, I hope you do not think i am an idoit because of that. I am an idiot in math too!! Please can someone show me how these are supposed to be done the right way? Thank you! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 223711: the sum of of four times a number and three is the same as the difference of twice the number and eleven.find the number Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 223854: If a man 6 feet tall cast a shadow of four feet long, how long a shadow will be cast by a cell tower that is 75 feet tall? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 223854: If a man 6 feet tall cast a shadow of four feet long, how long a shadow will be cast by a cell tower that is 75 feet tall? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

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