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# word problem

If \$1300 is invested in an account at the annual interest rate of 4.4% compounded continuously. how long will it take the investment to double in size. ( round to the nearest tenth of a year)

# Accounting Problem

A principal of \$6500 is invested in an account paying an annual rate of 7%.Find the amount in the account after 5 years if the account is compounded semiannuallly, quarterly and monthly. (show all...

# Math Word problem

The amount P of population varies directly with the population N of people. City A has a population of 416,000 and produces 260,000 tons of pollutants. Find how many tons of pollution we should expect...

# Geometry Word Problem

A pedestal for a statue is in the shape of a hexagon formed by a square and two congruent triangles, with the dimensions 7 ft length and 4 feet height. What is the area of the top surface of this...

# do i use a formula

Jamie rides her bike at an avg speed of10 mph to and from work every day.  If it takes her an hour to make the trip between her home and job how many miles will she ride in one week?

# word problems

David is a resident of Hanover. He pays an annual tax of\$90 plus 1.2% of his annual income. If David paid \$846 in taxes, what  was David's income. Please show all work.

# The length of the ladder

A spotlight is mounted on the eaves of a house 24 feet above the ground. A flower bed runs between the house and the sidewalk, so the closest the ladder can be placed to the house is 18 feet. How...

# Math Word Problem Average

The average annual number of cigarettes smoked by an adult in some country continues to decline. For the years 1997-2006, the equation y=-49.2x+1756.7 approximates this data. Here x is the number...

# help with word problems

hello:     here is the word problem i am having trouble with:   a second number is five times the first number.  a third number is a hundred times more than the...

# Solve the problem

This question confuses me: the length of a rectangle is 8 inches more than the width. If 4 inches is taken from the length and added to the width, the figure becomes a square with an area of 275...

# if there is one school liason for every 250 students and there are 45,500 smany school liasons officers are there?

if there is one school liason for every 250 students and there are 45,500 students in the state , how many school liaSON officers are there. I 'am having Math problems. need help

# have nuts that cost \$9.00 per pound and 50 pounds of nuts that cost \$5.00 per pound how many pounds do i need to get a mixture that cost \$6.50 per pound

its a algebra word problem

Beatriz is creating graphs for her city’s Parks Department. Beatriz is trying to persuade the Parks Department to put in more gazebos for shade. For a local park, Beatriz wants to demonstrate the...

# A dripping faucet wastes 3 cups of water every 24 hours. How much water is wasted in a week?

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# mr. smith dad is 5 times as old as he was 40 years ago. how old is mr. smith

I need to know how to solve this algebra question.  mr. smiths dad is 5 times as old as he was 40 years ago.  how old is mr. smiths dad?

# What are the dimensions of the pool?

A particular rectangular swimming pool is twice as long as it is wide. There is a concrete walkway around the perimeter of the pool. The walkway is a constant feet wide. The walkway has an area of...

# The population of the LessShy neighborhood has been growing steadily since 1984. In 1986, the population..

The population of the LessShy neighborhood has been growing steadily since 1984. In 1986, the population was 37200 people. In 1994, it was 42000 people. Find an equation in the form y=mx+b...

# expression for word problem

A candle burns for 2 minutes and is 8 inches long the same candle is 7 and one quarter long after 3 minutes assume the candle will burn at same rate.