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Find three consecutive odd integers where twice the sum of the second and third number is 33 more than three times the first number. (answer)

Jhahad you seem to have trouble writing the equation. It's like translating to another language. If x is the first of three consecutive odd integers, then (x+2) is the second number and (x+4)is the third one. Let's translate the sentence step by step. Twice the sum of second and...

Hi Devora, I would like to explain combining like terms to you. The expression 3a+4b-3a-b has four terms: 3a,  4b,  -3a,  and -b. Like terms are the one s with common variable parts: 3a and -3a are like terms,  4b and -b are also like terms. To combine 3a+(-3a) we'll use distributive...

it takes bill 4hrs to make a ball and igor 12hours,how long if they work together will it take to create one ball (answer)

I like Jonathan explanation. Here is different approach to solution. In 12 hours Igor can make 1 ball and Bill can make 12÷4=3 balls. Together they can make 1+3=4 balls in 12 hours. It takes them 12÷4=3 hours to make 1 ball. Best Wishes

How do you solve 8(4)squared? (answer)

When you solve expression with exponents, make sure you follow order of operations. I your problem multiplication written first but squaring should be calculated first because power has a priority in order of operations. 8×42=8×16=128

Hi Alvis. Ethan gave you the great explanation for understanding but I want to give you algebraic one. You can rewrite the expression as 1×x +3×x. Now it looks like formula for distributive proprety a×c - b×c=(a - b)×c By applying distributive proprety you will get (1 + 3)×x = 4×x =...

How to combine p - 0.15p (answer)

Hi Bonnie, You can rewrite the expression as 1×p - 0.15×p. Now it looks like formula for distributive proprety a×c-b×c=(a-b)×c By applying distributive proprety you will get (1 - 0.15)×p=0.85×p=0.85p If you noticed: the coefitient in your answer is the difference of like terms coefitients...

How do you solve 2x^2+3x-2=0 (answer)

Hi Jasmine, Solving quadratic equation is a big part of Algebra 1 course. One of the methods is to use   Zero Product Property: if a product equal zero then one of the factors should be equal zero. It means that if a×b=0 then a=0 or b=0. In order to use Zero Product Property for your equation...

When will the hare catch the tortoise? (answer)

The Tortoise approach the Hare with rate (50-.25) ft/sec. The distanse between them is 1,000 ft. According to D=R×T formula T=D/R=1,000/(50-.25) sec