Translate the word p into an equation then solve. Please help!!

Translate the word p into an equation then solve. Please help!!

two numbers are in the ratio 2:5. If 6 is added to each, the resulting numbers are in the ratio 1:2. Find the numbers whose ratio is 2:5.

I keep getting 15 and 9 for my answers but the answer key says 9 and 3.

How would i do this and if i wer given another question would i be able to answer it

It's from algebra 2, when seven is subtractEd from three times a certain number, the result is 26. But the problem is I don't know with which number

8-piece meals 12-piece meals 16-piece meals Total costs 2 3 ...

What would the minimum gutter height so as to ensure a water holding capacity of at least 93.75L (assume gutter length is 15m). Use algebra to solve this problem, show all working out.

Please solve: a box is made from a piece of cardboard by cutting 2 inch squares from each corner to fold up. If the volume of the box is 729 cubic inches, what is the original length of...

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IMPORTANT INFO: Ben can pay no more than $140. The bowling alley charges a flat fee of $35. $5.50 per person.

jamal is deciding which fitness center to join. joe's gym charges an initial membership fee of $120 for the first month, and $24 for each additional month. king gym charges an initial membership fee...

Use a table of function values to approximate an x-value in which the exponential function exceeds the polynomial function. In your final answer, include the table of function values. f(x) = 2x h(x)...

1/8 tank of gas, U put in 8 gals, now u have 3/4 tank of gas, how many gallons need to fill it up?

Use m for mileage and solve for m.

C(x) = 2X + 2000 The monthly revenue function (in US dollars), based on previous monthly sales, is modeled by the function, R(x)=-0.6x^2+362x, 0≤x≤300. The monthly profit function...

For exercise, Mae jogs 4.5 miles then walks an additional 6 miles. If her jogging speed is 2.5 miles per hour faster than her walking speed and her total exercise time is 6 hours, what is her walking...

This question is in my son's math homework and I am completely flummoxed.

Two bacteria are placed in a petri dish. The population will triple every day. The formula for the number of bacteria in the dish on day t is N(t) = 2(3)t where t is the number of days...

if it takes two people 20 minutes to dig a hole and it takes one of the people 25 minutes to dig the hole by himself, how long will it take the second person to dig the hole individually

A= 1 inch B= 10/3 C= square root of 10/3 D= square root of 10