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Algebra Word Problem

06/15/14

Bob can cut through a log in two minutes. How long will it take bob to cut a 20-foot log into 2-foot sections?

ehat is the answer of this problem I can't figure it out what are the steps to solving this problem 
Algebra Word Problem

06/15/14

A Clothing store sells fancy hats at a gross margin of $3.50 each and ordinary hats at a gross margin of $5.00 each

during july 110 hats were sold for a total gross margin of $460.00, how many fancy hats were sold
Algebra Word Problem

06/15/14

Taylor invests part of her $2000 savings into a savings account at 6% and part into a GIC at 8% simple interest

if she gets $150 in interest from the two investments calculate how much she invested at each rate
Algebra Word Problem

06/15/14

An airplane whose speed in still air is 530 mph carries enough fuel for 10 hours of flight. On a certain flight it flies against a wind of 30mph. on the return

flight it travels with a wind of 30 mph. How far can the plane fly without refueling?
Algebra Word Problem

06/14/14

If Karina walks 6 miles in 107 minutes, then how far will Karina walk in 119 minutes?

It is a development college math problem. I dont know how to set the problem up right. So i can not answer it
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 1

06/12/14

Harvesting a portion of tomatoes from a plant

Having a brain freeze today. I am having trouble with starting this problem.   Mr. Katz harvested 15 tomatoes from each of four plants. Two other plants produced four tomatoes each, but Mr. Katz... more
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 1

06/12/14

Algebra 1 question about profit from buying and selling bracelets

I am blanking today. I am having trouble getting started on this problem.    Althea paid $5.00 each for two bracelets and later sold each for $15.00. She paid $8.00 each for three bracelets and... more
Algebra Word Problem

06/10/14

A certain aircraft can fly 1024 miles with the wind in 4 hours and travel the same distance against the wind in 8 hours. What is the speed of the wind?

Need help with algebra word problems.
Algebra Word Problem

06/09/14

Need help solving this please

Jamaal is planning to invest up to $22000 in City Bank or State Bank. He wants to invest at least $3000 in City Bank, but not more than $7000; since State Bank does not insure more than $17000, he... more
Algebra Word Problem

06/09/14

Word Problem

One positive number is three larger than another number. If two times the reciprocal of the smaller number is added to six times the reciprocal of the larger number, the sum is 1. Find the two... more
Algebra Word Problem

06/07/14

How many children tickets were purchased?

At a State Fair, tickets for children cost $3.75 and tickets for adults cost $6.75.  How many tickets for children were purchased if 20 tickets were bought for $90.00.
Algebra Word Problem

06/06/14

40 students and 12 teachers driving to a competition.each car holds 5 people. What’s the least number of cars needed to transport everyone to the competition?

this is an inequality question and I get confused with the symbols
Algebra Word Problem

06/01/14

algebra word problem

A postal service requires that any box sent by priority mail have a length plus girth totaling no more than 103in. One volume that meets this condition is contained by a box with a square end 17in... more
Algebra Word Problem

05/29/14

help please on algebra word problem!

I do not know how to solve this. If the Jones go to the movies for $47 with 2 adults and 3 kids and the Smith's go for $74.75 with 3 adults and 5 kids, how much money would it be for the Ramirez's... more
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2 Algebra Help

05/19/14

How much would you need to deposit into an account that pays 6.5% interest compounded semiannually to have $10000 after 7 years

Round it to the nearest $100 find this out by using  A=P(1+r/n)^nt
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2 Algebra Help

05/19/14

How long will it take you to triple an amount of $500 if you invest it at a rate of 6% compounded annually?

By using  A=P(1+r/n)^nt
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2 Algebra Help

05/18/14

Bob wants to buy a car. The one he wants costs 12,500. If he has 3000 and deposits it into an account that pays 7.5% compounded monthly

How much will it be until he gets the car by using  A=P(1+r/n)^nt
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2 Algebra Help

05/18/14

The radioactive gas radon has half life of approximately 3.5 days. About how much of a 100g sample will remain after one week?

you have to chose one of these equations A=P(1+r/n)nt N=N0(1/2)t/h
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2 Algebra Help Algebra Equation

05/18/14

One isotope of chromium has a half life of 18 hours. How long does it take 100 grams to decay to 20 grams?

You have to solve by Using  N=N0(1/2) t/h
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2 Algebra Help

05/18/14

You have a 1000 to invest in an account with a rate of 8% compounded semi annually. How long will it take you to double your money?

How can you solve this question with these formulas  A=P(1+r/n)nt N=N0(1/2) t/h
Algebra Word Problem

05/12/14

Algebra question

The tax on Jerry's lunch bill was 8.4%. He paid 20% tip on the combined cost of the meal and tax. If he paid a total of $18.15 for lunch, what was the cost of his meal before tax and tip?
Algebra Word Problem

05/04/14

In a group of 14 children some are nine years old and the rest are eleven years old.

In a group of 14 children some are nine years old and the rest are eleven years old. When the ages of the 14 children are added together the total is 138 years. How many nine-year-old children are... more
Algebra Word Problem Algebra 2

05/02/14

Variation Question

A wooden beam 3in, wide and 5in. deep and 11 feet long holds 2690lb.What load would a beam 2in wide, 7in deep and 13 feet long support
Algebra Word Problem Compound Interest Story Problem

04/30/14

compound interest story problem

Suppose $1000 is invested at interest rate k, compounded continuously, and grows to $1144.54 in 3 years.   1) What is the interest rate? 2) What is the exponential growth formula? 3) What is... more

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