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 Question 214968: Hi i need help with a problem im stuck on: A group of 127 students and 4 teachers go on a field trip. They have vans which hold seven students and buss which hold 25. They have five more vans than buses.How many buses and vans are needed. I said 7v + 25v = 131 and got stuck on this. Please help Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 215106: if the suppliment of an angle is 20 more than 2 times its compliment, what is the original angle, its compliment, and its suppliment Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)

 Question 215112: let a and b be two real numbers with a does not equal b. write an expression that will give the larger of the two numbers Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8881)

 Question 215278: suppose that the width of a rectangle is 3 centimeters less than two-thirds of its length. the perimeter of the rectangle is 114centimeters. find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215331: if one-half of the complement of an angle plus three-fourths of the supplement of the angle equals 110, find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)
 Question 215331: if one-half of the complement of an angle plus three-fourths of the supplement of the angle equals 110, find the measure of the angle. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 215330: In Triangle ABC, Angle B is 8 less then one-half of angle A and angle C is 28 larger than angle A. Find the measure of the three angles of the triangle. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215377: if two sides of a square are increased by five feet, the area of the field would be increased by 245 ft. find the area of the original square? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215332: Jody has a collection of 116 coins consisting of dimes, quarters, and silver dollars. the number of quarters is 5 less then three-fourths of the number of dimes. the number of the silver dollares is 7 more then five-eighths of the number of dimes. how many coins of each kind are in her collection? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215490: i am having a problem solving this: two sides of a triangle have the same length. The third side measures 4m less than twice that length. The perimeter of the triangle is 24m. Find the lengths of the three sides. Thanks in advance Miranda Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 215490: i am having a problem solving this: two sides of a triangle have the same length. The third side measures 4m less than twice that length. The perimeter of the triangle is 24m. Find the lengths of the three sides. Thanks in advance Miranda Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215536: an achitect designs a rectangular flower garden such that the width is exactly two-thirds of the length. if 250 feet of antique picket fencing are to be used to enclose the garden,find the dimensions of the garden Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215639: Please help me solve this. I do not even know where to start!! :( The area of a triangle is 96 sq. inches. Its altitude is 2 inches greater than five times its base. Find the altitude. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)

 Question 215648: the second angel of a triangle is twice as big as the first angle. The third angle is 18 degrees more than the firse angle. What are the angles? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57239)

 Question 215723: Can you please explain how I can solve this problem? The legnth of a rectangle is 5ft more than its width. If the perimeter is 70ft, find the dimension. Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)
 Question 215723: Can you please explain how I can solve this problem? The legnth of a rectangle is 5ft more than its width. If the perimeter is 70ft, find the dimension. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215804: This is copied directly from the book. An isosceles triangle has two sides of equal length. The length of one of the equal sides is two more than 3 times the length of the third side. If the perimeter is 46m, find the length of each side. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215811: one airplane holds 50 passengers more than another airplane. together they hold 450 passengers. how many passengers does each hold. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215828: four times the measure of an angle is 15 less than the measure of its compliment.... I tried the equation: <2*4+15=<1 Please help me!!! thank you!! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215820: A passanger train speed is 60mi/h and a freight train speed is 40 mi/h. The passenger train travel same diastance in 1.5 h less time than the freight train. How long does each train take to make the trip? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 216026: A bar of metal contains 10% silver. Another bar contains 15% silver. How many kilograms of each must be taken to make a 10 kilogram bar containing 12% silver. Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 216029: One of three angles is 5 degrees more than the smallest angle. the third angle is three times the middle angle. The sum of the three angles is 120 degrees. Find the measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 216013: The Moon is an angular size of 0.53 degrees and orbits a distance of 3.84x10^5 km from the Earth. Based on that data, what is the diameter of the moon in km? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 215960: What is the altitude of the trapezoid if the upper base is 6, the lower base is 16 and the diagonal base is 16 and the angles of a rhombus is 35 degrees, 145 degress and other is 145 degrees ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57239)

 Question 216024: A plane averaging 120 mph and an express train averaging 60 mph depart at the same time from the same city headed for the same destination. If the train arrives 45 minutes later then how far did they each travel Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 216167: Which of these expressions is NOT equivalent to 19*12? a.(19*10)+(19*2) b.(10*12)+(9*12) c.(20*12)-(1*12) d.(10*10)+(9*2) Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 216179: a family is buying capetibg for two rooms.One room measures 15 feet by 17.5 feet and the other is 17.5 feet by 20 feet.Which expression gives the total square eet of carpet that the family is buying? F.35*35 G.32.5*37.5 H.17.5*35 I.15*37.5 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 216111: Please help me solve: each of two conguent sides of an isosceles triangle is 8 inches less than twice its base/ the perimeter of the triangle is 74 inches, what is the length of the base? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 216373: find the demensions of a rectangle , if the area equals 144 square in. and the length and the width are in the ratio of 2 to 1/2 .(hint : in order to eliminate the fraction , the ratio may be changed to 4 to 1 .) Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)
 Question 216373: find the demensions of a rectangle , if the area equals 144 square in. and the length and the width are in the ratio of 2 to 1/2 .(hint : in order to eliminate the fraction , the ratio may be changed to 4 to 1 .) Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 216590: There are 64 playing squares on a checkerboard. Checkerboards have 8 rows of 8 squares each; there are a total of geometrically 204 squares on an 8 by 8 checkerboard. There are 256 playing squares on a 16 by 16 checkerboard. How many geometrically squares would there be on a 16 by 16 checkerboard? Click here to see answer by DRichardson(63)

 Question 216594: width of a rectangle is 5cm shorter than the length. Perimeter is is 290 cm, find the sides. Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)
 Question 216594: width of a rectangle is 5cm shorter than the length. Perimeter is is 290 cm, find the sides. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 216726: A and B are complementary and measure b is 2 more than three times the measure of A. find B Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 217069: the asb can sell a total of 400 tickets for a basketball game. an adult ticket costs \$3 and a student ticket costs \$2. what is the minimum number of adult tickets that must be sold if tha asb wants to collect at least \$1100? Click here to see answer by DRichardson(63)

 Question 216994: The perimeter of a rectangle is 76 m. If the width were doubled and the length were increased by 5m, the perimeter would be 120 m. What are the length and width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 217274: what is the perimeter of a square table with a side length with a side length of 5o inches Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

 Question 217389: A rectangular room is times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is meters. Find the dimension of the room Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 217354: the base of an isosceles triangle is 3 cm less than the length of the equal sides. if the perimeter of the triangle is 36cm, what is the length of each of the sides? Click here to see answer by elima4(15)

 Question 217408: square area of 225 square feet what is the length of each side. raheemdo@yahoo.com Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 217533: What is the length of a rectangle that is 6.5 cm wide and has a perimeter of 32 cm? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)
 Question 217533: What is the length of a rectangle that is 6.5 cm wide and has a perimeter of 32 cm? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 217739: What is the Subtraction Property of Equalitry for this question 4(x-2)+6=10 Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 217916: Two angles of a triangle have the same measure and the third angle is 1/4 the size of each of the other two. Find the measure of each angle. ps....i know the answer is 80. Question is, how do I work it? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 217903: A picture frame has a perimeter of 40 in. if the width is 4 in. shorter than the length, what is the length and width? Click here to see answer by rfer(12646)

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