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# The room numbers on one side of a school corridor are consecutive positive even integers.

The product of the room numbers for two adjoining rooms on that side is 7920. Find the room numbers.

# Jess's driving millege

Jess started driving with a full tank of gas the tank holds 15 gallons after driving 200 miles she looks at the gauge and sees she has exactly two-thirds of a tank of gas left

# how many marbles?

sally has 5 marbles, ben has 8 marbles. how many marbles do both children have total?

# How many cars have a spare tire?

In a parking lot, some cars have 1 spare tire and others have no spare tires. All together, there are 43 tires and 9 cars. How many cars have a spare tire?

# You pay 1/6 the price for apples as compared to grapefruit.If the grapefruit is \$2.99 per pound, how much do you pay for apples per pound?

You pay 1/6 the price for apples as compared to grapefruit.If the grapefruit is \$2.99 per pound, how much do you pay for apples per pound?

# Word Problem

A solution is 10% citric acid. if 3 liters of a 20% citric acid solution are added to it, the result is a solution this is in a ratio of 13 parts citric acid to 102 parts "other than citric acid"...

# Help solving this three-part word problem?

At \$0.49 per bushel, the daily supply for wheat is 305 bushels, and the daily demand it 515 bushels.  When the price is raised to \$0.73 per bushel, the daily supply increases to 545 bushels,...

# A home stereo depreciates by 20% each year. What’s the value of a stereo, purchased new for \$1,200, after two years?

I need to know how to breakdown this equation. It's a multiple choice on a practice test and I am stuck on percentages. I did 1200x.40=480.00 but that is not one of my answer choices. Please give...

# bobbie earned \$75 on her local paper route one month if she spent \$6.50 at the movie and 8.50 for a record album how much of her paper route money did she have

bobbie earned \$75 on her local paper route one month if she spent \$6.50 at the movie and 8.50 for a record album how much of her paper route money did she have left

# How long will it take two different air conditioners to cool a room 5 degrees?

A small air conditioner can cool a room 5 degrees in 75 minutes. A larger air conditioner can cool the room 5 degrees in 50 minutes. How long will it take to cool the room 5 degrees with both air...

## Another way to look at WORD problems

A few years ago, I began to teach a noncredit science class at a local community college. One of the lessons was how to solve word problems. This is what the material gave us to teach the students. 1.Read questions carefully 2.Define terms, think about relationships 3.Identify key or clue words 4.Identify the problem to be answered 5.Analyze the problem 6.Plan a solution 7... read more

# George and Bill left town A for town B at the same time.

George and Bill left town A for town B at the same time. George was riding a bicycle at a constant speed, while Bill was driving a car. Bill traveled 5 times faster than George. Bill's car broke halfway,...

# Trish invests \$5,000 in her IRA in a bond trust that pays 9%....

Trish invests \$5,000 in her IRA in a bond trust that pays 9% interest compounded quarterly. Sean invests \$5,000 in his IRA  in a certificate of deposit that pays 8.9% compound continuously. who...

# find x and y?

how many gallons y of a 50% solution must be mixed with x gallons of a 20% salt solution  to produce 10 gallons of a 38% salt solution.  set up with two equations

# solve x+y=50 10x +15y=650 need to check if doing right

two groups attended seniors x and regulars y . If seniors paid \$10 per ticket and regulars \$15 per ticket and the total gate receipt was \$650.  word problem set up with two equations in...

# Tricky Word Problem

This word problem has me stumped..  I would really lovesome step by step help, thanks!   When a number, half of a number, and a third of a number are added together, the sum is 385...

# Algebra Word Problem

Aaron and Henry had 52 grapes together. If Aaron ate 11 grapes and gave 5 to Henry, he would have 19 fewer grapes than Henry. How many grapes did Aaron have in the beginning?

# word problems and turning them into algebraic equation to slove

Show algebraically why the following Number Trick always works? Choose any number; add 5; double the result; subtract 4;divide by 2;subtract the original number. the result is always 3.

# monopolistic firm involving income effect and substitution effect

Given the demand function of a monopolist operating two plants is equal to Q=400-4p and cost functions for plant A is equal to C=20Q and plant B is equal to C=0.5Q² Assuming the monopolist...

# MATH WORD PROBLEMS

J&T TILING COMPANY ONLY TILE SQUARE AREAS AND USE ONLY SQUARE TILES. THEY ALSO ONLY USE ONE PATTERN. ANN PLACES   THE CENTER  WITH WHITE TILES. BEN COMES ALONG AND BOARDERS THE...