The newspaper carrier has 2.70 in change. He has 3 more quarters than dimes but 3 times as many nickels as quarters. How many coins of each type does he have?
The newspaper carrier has 2.70 in change. He has 3 more quarters than dimes but 3 times as many nickels as quarters. How many coins of each type does he have?
There are 252 days in the classroom which must be taught. One person can teach 12 classroom days in a row then must take 8 classroom days off. How many days will one person be in the classroom?
A couple does not wish to spend more than $50 for dinner at a restaurant. If a sales tax of 7% is added to the bill and they plan to tip 15% after the tax has been added, what is the most they can...
The selling of a television in a retail store is 66 dollars less than 3 times the wholesale price. If the selling price of a television is 899 dollars, write and solve an equation to find the the...
Chip earns a base salary of 500 dollars per month as a salesman. In addition to the salary, he earns 90 dollars per product that he sells. If his goal is to earn 5000 dollars per month, how...
Susans cell phone allows her to use 950 minutes per month with no additional charge. She has 188 minutes left for this month. How many minutes has she already used this month?
A community center is serving a free meal to senior citizens. The center plans to feed 700 people in 4 hours. A. Write and solve an equation to find the average number of people the center is...
A ball is thrown in the air. The height of the ball is given by the equation h(t)=-16t^2+30t, where t is the time in seconds. How long will it take for the ball to hit the ground,...
A woman invests a total of $20,000 in two accoutns, one paying 5% and the other paying 8% simple interest per year. Her annual interest is $1180. How much did she invest at each rate?...
It takes Phillip 15 min to get dressed and eat breakfast and 35 min to get to school. He arrived at school at 8:15 a.m. At what time did he leave?
Hope made 7 loaves of bread for the Festival. She needs 50 slices. How many slices would she need to cut from each loaf of bread if she cuts the same number of slices from each loaf? Answers are...
Jane cane paint a room in a new house in 10 hours. Together with her trainee, they can paint the room 7 hours. How many hours would it take the trainee working by herself to do the job...
A dietician is preparing a meal for a client with the following dietary needs from the meal: 581 calories, 20.24 g of fat, and 53.08 g of protein. The meal will consist of chicken, baked potatoes,...
A small boat traveling downstream with the current covers a distance of 3 miles in 1/3 hour. The return trip, against the current, takes 1/2 hour. Assume that the speed of the current is the same...
I need about 1/3 the number of tomatoes in eggplant. Knowing that I have twice as many tomatoes as zucchinis, and half as many bell peppers as eggplants. How many of each do I need?
A Chemist needs to create a solution consisting of 90% hydrochloric acid(the other 10% is water.) How much pure acid(100% acid solution) should be mixed with 15ml of a solution with 40% acid in order...
A bank loaned out $76,000, part of it at the rate of 9% per year and the rest at the rate of 2% per year. If the total amount of interest owed to the bank at the end of one year was $5270, what was...
A farmer has 300 feet of fencing to make a rectangular coral. What length and width will give the maximum area? What is the maximum area?
A hot air balloon covered 2,100 miles in 7 days. If it covered 50 miles more each day than before, how many miles did it cover each day?
Mrs Bruce lacks 1 year from being 5 times as old as her son. Five years from now she will lack 1 from being 3 times as old as her son will be then. Find each of their ages. I know the first equation...