3,192 Answered Questions for the topic Algebra Word Problem

03/10/14

#### The room numbers on one side of a school corridor are consecutive positive even integers.

The product of the room numbers for two adjoining rooms on that side is 7920. Find the room numbers.

Algebra Word Problem

03/04/14

#### You have a collection of 50 marbles.

You have a collection of 50 marbles. Each one is red, white, or green. You have twice as many red marbles as green marbles. The difference between the number of white marbles and the number of red...
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02/27/14

#### the complete hotel bill was $68 (room and tax). If the sales tax is 9%, what was the cost for the room before the tax?

have been setting up word problems as proportions but i cant seem to get this one right.

Algebra Word Problem

02/09/14

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from 1900 to 2000, the population rate of seattle washington grew at a rate of about 4700 people to a population of about 565,000. Baltimore maryland decreased at a rate of about 8400 people per...
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Algebra Word Problem

02/05/14

#### Write a system of equations for the problem: The sum of two numbers is 33. The larger number is 3 more than two times the smaller number. What are the numbers?

Identify the variables and write a system of equations for the story problem.

Algebra Word Problem

02/03/14

#### twice the difference of a number and 9 is equal to three times the sum of the number and 3. Find the number?

I really in need of this question to be answered im stuck and i need the answer asap so i can move on please help me

01/08/14

#### I need to solve the following application.

John Doe (plaintiff) was not wearing his seatbelt while driving down the highway. Susan Smith (defendant), while traveling the opposite direction, veers into the plaintiff's lane and causes a head...
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Algebra Word Problem

01/08/14

#### How can i turn this word problem in an expression or equation?

There are twelve children in the class who collected butterflies for the class project. The teacher added 40 butterflies that he collected, and between the teacher and the twelve students in all...
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Algebra Word Problem

01/05/14

#### $24,000. The car depreciatesthe formula V(t)=P(0.85)^t where t is the time in years ad P is the original pric Find the value of the car after 5 years

I am in high school and I was given word problems to solve. But the sad part is I have no idea how to do them. My teacher wasn't very thorough.

Algebra Word Problem

12/31/13

#### The height in feet h of a water bottle rocket launched from a rooftop is given by the equation h = -16 t 2 + 320t + 32, where t is the time in seconds.

The height in feet h of a water bottle rocket launched from a rooftop is given by the equation h = -16 t 2 + 320t + 32, where t is the time in seconds. After the rocket is fired, how long will it...
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12/20/13

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This will be hard to visualize, but I'll try to explain.
Suppose that n3 sugar cubes are stacked to form an n x n x n cube. ( cube is 6 cubes wide, 6 cubes length and 6 cubes in height ) The...
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Algebra Word Problem

12/17/13

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Find the sum of the first 10 terms of the following sequence by using a formula. which one should you use?
3,6,12,24,48,96,.............

Algebra Word Problem

12/17/13

#### word problems and turning them into algebraic equation to slove

1 2 3 4 5
- __ __ - __ ___ - ___
3 , 9 , 27 , 81 , 243, .......
Find the nth term of the sequence.

Algebra Word Problem

12/16/13

#### The width of a rectangle is 31 centimeters. Find all possible values for the length of the rectangle if the perimeter is al least 692 centimerts

I am trying to pull out equations from word problems

Algebra Word Problem

12/09/13

#### A helicopter goes 270 miles with the wind in the same time it can go 180 miles against the wind. The wind speed is 6 miles/hour. Find the speed with no wind.

I would like to know step by step as to how to set it up and solve.
Thank you

Algebra Word Problem

12/08/13

#### The grandparents are buying souvenirs

Each grandkid will get one key chain and one magnet and the grandparents are keeping 5 magnets for themselves. The magnets are $2.00 each and the key chains are $.50 each. Their budget is $60 or...
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12/06/13

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Evaluate the power of i
i 240 ?
Simplify and write the expression below as a complex number in standard form.
2i
_________
I+i ?

Algebra Word Problem

12/06/13

#### The sum of three numbers is . The third number is times the second. The first number is less than the second . What are the numbers?

what is the answer?

Algebra Word Problem Solving Algebraic Word Problem

12/05/13

#### tom took a 30 question test. he got 5 pts for correct answers and lost 1 pt. for incorrect ones. He scored 120 points. how many correct ones did he get?

tom took a 30 question multiple choice test. he got 5 pts for correct answers and lost 1 pt. for incorrect ones. he scored a total of 120 points. how many correct ones did he get?

Algebra Word Problem

12/04/13

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A team of archaeologists recovered wooden artifacts believed to be 4000 years old. How much carbon-14 has been lost from the wood?
the decay rate for carbon -14 is 0.00012
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12/04/13

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Suppose $5000 is invested at interest rate k, compounded continuously, and grows to $6954.84 in 6 years. Find interest rate. Find exponential rate, find balance after 10 years, find the doubling...
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Algebra Word Problem

12/02/13

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A tile company makes rectangles tiles. Mary lays the center white tiles. JIM comes along and boarders the area with gray tiles. ( example would be 1x3 area. Mary would lay the 3 center tiles and...
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Algebra Word Problem

12/02/13

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abc is any 3 digit number. Prove algebraically that abc is divisible by 9, if a+b+c is divisible by 9. Is the number 684 divisible by 9? (6+8+4=18) yes it is, so how do you prove it algebraically.

Algebra Word Problem

12/01/13

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Tara looks out into the park and sees pigs. chickens and ducks. She counts 30 heads and 80 feet. The sum of the number of pigs and chickens is 6 more than the number of ducks. ( all animals have...
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Algebra Word Problem

12/01/13

#### word problems and turning them into algebraic equation to slove

A donkey and a horse were carrying some bales of cloth. the donkey said to the horse "if you give me one of your bales of cloth, I shall carry half as much as you". The horse replied " If you give...
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