ACT math problem
ACT math problem
If a+b= -8 and a2+b2=50, what is the value of ab?
A typical high school student consumes 67.5 pounds of sugar per year. As part of a new nutrition plan, each member of a track team plans to lower the sugar he or she consumes by at leas 20% for the...
The answer is 6, but I don't understand the "why."
Answer choices are: A. t+u B. 10t+u C. 10u+t D. 10(t+u) E. tu
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Brandy has a collection of comic books. If she adds 15 to the number of comic books in her collection and multiplies the sum by 3, the result is 65 less than 4 times the number of comic books in her...
What is the fewest number of 1 foot square foot patio tiles that would cover a rectangular sidewalk 3 feet wide by 12 feet long
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