746 Answered Questions for the topic College Algebra Word Problem

10/07/18

Determine the revenue function R(x) from the sale of x desks. R(x)=____

the department estimates that $14000 of new manufacturing equipment will need to be purchased and that the cost of constructing each desk will be$150. The department also estimates that the... more

10/07/18

10/03/18

A rectangle is drawn so the width is 5 inches longer than the height. If the rectangle's diagonal measurement is 32 inches, find the height.

Cannot figure out how to solve

10/03/18

The number of males is five more than three times the number of females. If the total number students 73 how many of each gender are in the classroom

The number of males in the classroom is five more than three times the number of females. It’s a total of number of students is 73, how many of each gender are in the classroom? Solve algebraically

10/02/18

10/01/18

integer or fraction

A winery has a vat with two pipes leading to it. The inlet pipe can fill the vat in 4 hours, while the outlet pipe can empty it in 10 hours. How long will it take to fill the vat if both pipes are... more

09/26/18

When the sum of a number and 3 is subtracted from 10 the result is 5. Identify the integer.

they have to be worked out

09/26/18

Suppose that the cost function for the production of a particular item is given by the function C(x)=2x2−320x+12,020, where x represents the number of items. How many items should be produced to... more

09/23/18

Five times the sum of a number and twelve is 70. What is the number?

Translate the statement above into an equation that you can solve to answer this question. Do not solve it yet. Use x as your variable.

09/17/18

Algebra Word Problem Help Needed........

In the year 2015, Anna bought a new car for $36,000. In 2017, she was told that the value of her car was$25,000 due to depreciation. She is told that the value of her car depreciates linearly.Find... more

09/14/18

Janine is considering buying a water filter and a reusable water bottle rather than buying bottled water. Will doing so save her money?

First, determine what information you need to answer this question, then click here to display that info (along with other info).How much water does Janine drink in a day? She normally drinks 5... more

09/13/18

Word math problem

Roger bought two plots of land for a total of 120,000. When he sold the first plot, he made a profit of 15%. When he sold the second, he lost 10% his total profit was \$5500. How much did he pay for... more

09/10/18

One solution contains 40% alcohol and another solution contains 70% alcohol. How many liters of each solution should be mixed to make 10.5 liters of a 60% alcoh

Im lost and I tried to set it up but it still comes out wrong

09/09/18

EXPONENTIAL EQUATIONS & FUNCTIONS

A culture of bacteria doubles in weight approximately every 2.5 hours. The number of bacteria after t hours later can be approximated by 𝑁(𝑡) = 175(2.5)t a) How many bacteria would there be... more

09/08/18

Need help with word problem

A ball is thrown vertically upward. After t seconds, its height, h (in feet) is given by the function h(𝑡) = 88𝑡 − 16𝑡2. After how long will the ball reach its maximum height?

09/08/18

Math equation word problem

A medical equipment industry manufactures X-ray machines. The unit cost C (the cost in dollars to make each X-ray machine) depends on the number of machines made. If machines are made, then the... more

09/08/18

Mah equations

A rowing team rowed 90 miles while going with the current in the same amount of time it took to row 10 miles against the current. The rate of the current was 4 miles per hour. Find the rate of the... more

09/08/18

Math Equation For Word Problem

Jamie and Pat volunteered to paint the hall in the E wing. If it would take Jamie 10 hours to paint the hall alone, and take Pat 5 hours to paint the hall alone, how long will it take them to paint... more

09/08/18

Help with math problems

A ball is thrown vertically upward. After t seconds, its height, h (in feet) is given by the function h(𝑡) = 88𝑡 − 16𝑡2. After how long will the ball reach its maximum height?

09/08/18

I need to know how to do this, I am several years out of school

An electrician cuts a 136 ft long piece of cable. One piece is 16 feet less than 3 times the length of the other piece. Find the length of each piece.Step 1: Reread the problemStep 2: Assign your... more

09/07/18

Math problem

A ball is thrown vertically upward. After t seconds, its height, h (in feet) is given by the function h(𝑡) = 88𝑡 − 16𝑡2. After how long will the ball reach its maximum height?

09/07/18

Math problem

The length, l, of a rectangular window is 6 more feet than its width, w. The area of the window is 91 square feet. What are the dimensions of the window?

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