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# Financing Word Problem - HELP!

an investment of \$1500 earned \$35.20 at a simple-interest rate of 5.5% per year. How long was the investment held?

# How many pounds of the cornmeal should be in the mixture? How many pounds of the soybean meal should be in the mixture?

Soybean meal is 14% protein; cornmeal is 7% protein. How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 280-lb mixture that is 12% protein? How many pounds of the cornmeal should be...

# Which best describes the translation from y=x^2 to y=(x+2)^2-1?

a) down 1 unit and to the left 2 units b) up 1 unit and to the left 2 units c) down 1 unit and to the right 2 units  d) up 2 units and to the right 1 unit

# Let's say I buy a \$9.25 book using a \$20.00 bill. The store gives change in quarters and fifty cent pieces. There are 30 coins in all. How many of each kind

solving applications of two eqquations

# Algebra word problem

Cell phone company A charges .25 a minute. Cell phone company B charges a \$20 monthly fee and .05 a minute. At what number of minutes, will it cost the same at both companies?

# A tea is 24% jasmine is blended with a tea that is 15% jasmine. How many pounds of the 24% Jamsine tea are used to make 10 pounds of tea that is 20.4% Jasmine

How many pounds of 24% jasmine is used to make 10 pounds of tea that is 20.4%

# How many panels did plant B produced?

Two factory plants are making TV panels. Yesterday, Plant A produced 4 times as many panels as Plant B. Four percent of the panels from Plant A and 2% of the panels from Plant B were defective. How...

# Conic Sections Question

Tricky Question:   Find an equation that models the path of a satellite if its path is a hyperbola, a= 55,000 km, and c= 81,000 km. Assume that the center of the hyperbola is the origin...

# airplane rate of change problem

Flying against the wind, an airplane travels 4200 km in 7 hours. Flying with the wind, the same plane travels 4000 km in 4 hours. What is the rate of the plane in still air and what is the rate of...

# Algebra word problem. Help!

The cost of tuition at a certain college varies directly as the number of credit hours taken. For the academic year 2005-2006, the cost of 18 credit hours was \$1638. What did 16 credit hours cost...

# Word Problem, equation

Suppose that you received an unexpected inheritance of \$19,250. You have decided to invest the money by placing some of the money in stocks and some in bonds. To diversify, you decided that 3 times...

# Word Problem, equation

The perimeter of a rectangular floor is 120 feet. Find the dimensions of the floor if the length is twice the width

# Word Problem

An isosceles triangle is one in which two of the sides are the same length. The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 63 cm. If the length of the congruent is 4 times the length of the third side,...

# top level will always have 2 blocks. How many levels can her pyramid have if Alicia has 200 blocks?

Alicia wants to build a block pyramid similar to the one shown. block pyramid the top level will always have 2 blocks. Alicia wants her pyramid to contain as many levels as possible. How many levels...

# simple interest rate

hailey earned \$75 in simple interest for depositing \$500 in a savings account and leaving it there for 5 years. What was the simple interest rate for he savings account?

# A company sold garden hoses at a reduced price of \$6.61 and took an end-of-season markdown of \$11.38.

A company sold garden hoses at a reduced price of \$6.61 and took an end-of-season markdown of \$11.38. What was the original selling price of each hose? Use the formula M=S-N, where M is the markdown,...

# A company sold bird feeders for \$71.77 and had marked them up \$36.82. What was the cost of the feeders? Use the formula S= C+M.

A company sold bird feeders for \$71.77 and had marked them up \$36.82. What was the cost of the feeders? Use the formula S= C+M.

# How much will the seller pay?

The annual real estate tax on a duplex house is \$20,985 and the owner sells the house after 6 months of the tax year. How much of the annual tax will the seller pay? How much will the buyer pay?...

# A man sold 4 times as many tie-dyed Tshirts as silk screened shirts. He sold 195 shirts altogether. How many tie-dyed shirts did he sell?

Last week at a festival a man sold 4 times as many tie-dyed Tshirts as silk screened shirts. He sold 195 shirts altogether. How many tie-dyed shirts did he sell?

# Four ppl spent was \$90 and that each of them had spent exactly 1/3 of the total. How can this be?

Two mothers and two daughters went shopping yesterday. As they went home they added things up and discovered that the total amount spent was \$90 and that each of them had spent exactly 1/3 of the...