this is math question which happened to arise in my fortnightly math quiz, was thinking it was 25 but Id like clarification. Thanks!  A convoy has to travel from P to Q, leaving at a certain...

A rescue team 1000ft away from the base of a vertical cliff measures the angle of elevation to the top of the cliff to be 70 degrees. a climber is stranded on a ledge. The angle of elevation from...

So it was: "The sum of the first 43 numbers in an arithmetic series is 4 x(times) the sum of the first 30. Find the sum of the first 30?". I started by using the sum of the nth term equation...

1. Assume you bought new appliances for your newly renovated home. Using the table range values below, choose one total value for the appliances that you have purchased based on the first letter of...

A family has two cars. The first car has a fuel efficiency of 40 miles per gallon of gas and the second has a fuel efficiency of 30 miles per gallon of gas. During one particular week, the two cars...

A fruit company delivers its fruit in two types of boxes: large and small. A delivery of 3 large boxes and 5 small boxes has a total weight of 131 kilograms. A delivery of 6 large...

A survey asked 296 males and females whether they preferred reading about the news from a newspaper or on the Internet. Of the 137 males, 90 said that they preferred the Internet. Of the 159 females,...

you have 250,000 in IRA at the time you retire. you have the option of investing this money in two funds. Find A pays 4.9% annually and B pays 7.4% annually. how should you divide your money annual...

the average cost of tuition and fees at public four-year colleges in the united states can be modeled by following formula, where T represents the average cost of tuition and fees for the school year...

Hannah is looking for a job cutting hair. One option is self-employment at The Vindale Salon, where she would pay \$430 per month to rent a station and keep all of her earnings. Another option is to...

Joe can paint the barn in 4 hours by himself. Steve has never timed himself painting a barn before, so we don’t know how fast he is. Working together, the two finish the job in 2.4 hours. How many...