501 Answered Questions for the topic Algebra 1 Word Problem

what is the inequality?

A worker is taking boxes of tile on an elevator. Each box weighs 62 lbs and the worker weighs 190 lbs. The elevator has a 2-ton weight limit. How many boxes of tile can the worker safely take on... more

The lenght of a rectangle is two more than three times its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 92 meters, find the dimensions.

The lenght of a rectangle is two more than three times its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 92 meters, find the dimensions.

find two consecutive odd numbers such that the sum of the larger number and twice the smaller number is 27 less than four times the smaller number.

find two consecutive odd numbers such that the sum of the larger number and twice the smaller number is 27 less than four times the smaller number.

Ed can paint a 1 story house in 12 hours. This is 2/3 of Dave's speed. What is Dave's speed?

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How to set up this algebra word problem

Professor Baker wants to mix a solution containing 15% acid with one containing 20% acid to obtain a 25-ounce solution containing 16% acid.  How many ounces of the 15% solution should the professor... more

How many Elements are there in Set B?

The average in Set A is 85, and the average in Set B is 65. If the combined average of all elements in Set A AND B is 70, and Set A has 5 Elements, how many elements are in Set B?   What do I do... more

What is the product of -2 and the sum of a number and 3 is at least 0.

I need this inequality to be written out in the form of an equation.

The length of a rectangle is 5 less than 3 times the width. If the perimeter is 190ft how long is the length of the rectangle

I have here a question from a teacher in my algebra class that I desperate need answered

How many weeks will it take her to earn the rest of the money needed for the trip?

Larissa is planning for a trip that will cost $2,145. She has $948 saved and is going to set aside 1/ 2of her weekly salary from her part-time job. Larissa earns $266 per week.

Planes going in different directions

A jet and a propeller plane leave the airport at the same time and travel in opposite directions. They fly at speeds of 600 mph and 350 mph, respectively. In how many hours will they be 2850 miles... more

Which of the following functions correctly related the total height of the tower (including the bench) h, in inches to the number of blocks b?

A young child is building a tower of blocks on top of a bench. The bench is 18 inches tall, and each block is 3 inches tall.

How much potato salad is needed to serve 52 people?

If 3 lbs. of potato salad serves 10 people, write an equation that can be used to determine the amount of potato salad needed to serve 52 people.

How many home runs did Peter hit? How many home runs did Alice hit? What is the equation the represents this situation?

In one baseball season, Peter hit twice the difference of the number of home runs Alice hit and 6. Altogether, they hit 18 home runs. How many home runs did each player hit that season? Let h... more

John and Sara worked 20 hours at their job. John worked 2.5 more hours then Sarah. Write an expression that for both john and sara.

Write any equation to express how many hours both john and sara worked.

if the perimeter of the rectangle is 66 inches find its dimensions

The length of a rectangle is 7 inches more than its width 

What is the speed of each planes.

Two planes, which are 1880 miles apart, fly toward each other. Their speeds differ by 40mph. If they pass each other in 2 hours, what is the speed of each?

if the perimeter of the rectangle is 18 centimeters find its dimensions

the length of a rectangle is three centimeters less than twice its width 

Marie-José's time is 29 seconds less than Inger's

Write a variable equation for the sentence.   

How many pounds of cornmeal should be in the​ mixture?

Soybean meal is 18% protein; cornmeal is 9% protein. How many poundspounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 360-lb mixture that is 13% protein?

how much was invested in each mutual​ fund?

An investor invested a total of $3,700 in two mutual funds. One fund earned a 5% profit while the other earned a 2% profit. If the investor's total profit was $134, how much was invested in each... more

On a number line, the signed distance from a number a to a number b is given by b – a. The function d(x) gives the signed distance from 3 to any number x.

Write and graph the function described. determine the domain and range. tell whether the function is continuous or discrete.
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