John takes 2 hours longer than Andrew to peel 600 pounds of apples. If together they can peel 600 pounds of apples in 8 hours, then how long would it take John to peel the apples working alone?

John takes 2 hours longer than Andrew to peel 600 pounds of apples. If together they can peel 600 pounds of apples in 8 hours, then how long would it take John to peel the apples working alone?

Maya and Reginald are installing hardwood flooring. Maya can install flooring in a room in 4hrs. Reginald can install flooring in a room in 3 hrs. How long would it take them i they worked together...

A kayaker spends a morning paddling on a river. She travels 9 miles upstream and 9 miles downstream in a total of 6 hours. In still water, she can travel at an average speed of 4 miles per hour. What...

Solve the equations: |x|= x^2+x-24 |x+1|=x^2-5

i need help finding the equation

Solve the following rational equations; be sure to check for extraneous solutions (please solve all): A) 2x + 3 = 6 x-3 x-2 x²-5x+6 B) 3 = x+2 x-2 7

A roofer requires 12 h to shingle a roof. After the roofer and an apprentice work on a roof for 8 h, the roofer moves on to another job. The apprentice requires 14 more hours to finish the job. How...

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add or subtract simplify by collecting like radial terms if possible 5 sr (square root) 80+ sr 125 - sr 20 =

college algebra, solving rational equations. Cant seem to get the formula written correctly.

k/k+5 + 5/k+3 = -2k/ k^2 +8k+15 LCD= (k+3)(k+5) k(k+3)+5(k+5)=-2k k^2+3k+5k+25=-2k k^2+8k+25=-2k k^2+10k+25...

An equation with a fraction and a variable. Can't understand it!??? For math work over the summer for school. Help!!

On a particular day, the wind added 2 miles per hour to Jaime's rate when she was rowing with the wind and subtracted 2 miles per hour from her rate on her return trip. Jaime found that in the same...

Elizabeth drove the first half of the trip at 60 miles per an hour and the rest of the trip at 40 miles per an hour what was the average speed of the whole trip

Octavian invests some money at 8.5% and half as much at 10%. in time, he receives $1000 interest. how much did he invest at each rate?

Joe and Bob had to pick rocks from the baseball field. Joe could do it alone in 3 hours. Bob could finish alone in 2 hours. How long would it take them to finish the job together?

There were 3 consecutive even integers. Write a variable for the first number. Write a phrase for half of the second number. Write a phrase for a third of the third number. All three phrases added...

begin with the fraction 4/9. now add a certain number x to the numerator and subtract x from the denominator and the result will be 3/10. find x.

A house mover towed a historic Victorian home 72 miles to locate it on a new site. On his return, without the heavy house in tow, his average speed was 25 mph faster and the trip was 2 hours shorter...

1/x+3=x+4/x-2+6/x-2