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word problem (answer)

Well, we know that the formula to find the surface area  of a rectangle is A = 2(wh + lw + lh). We plug in what we know.   SA (surface area) = 2948 in^2 l = 40 in w = 18 in h = ?   2948 = 2(18h + (40*18) +40h) (Multiply 40...

fractions and numbers (answer)

Sometimes it is easier to see it without so many words.  See if this helps some 250 = 250/1 So, your problem is 250/1 - 3/4. The common denominator for 1 and 4 is 4.  Therefore, you multiply: 250 x 4           1000 ¯¯¯¯‾‾ ...

solve : 3\8x-8=-7? (answer)

I am thinking that this problem is stumping you because of the fraction 3/8.  It is a common problem for people.  Just remember that when you get the number with a variable alone on one side, all that you have to do is multiply both sides by the inverted number that is with the variable...

Should I read the Hunger Games? (answer)

I would recommend "The Hunger Games" to all people that are middle school age and up.  Although it is considered a futuristic sci-fi book, I believe that it is much closer to the present day than most want to believe.  We may not go about it the same way as in the book, but...