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College Algebra Word Problem

05/04/18

What is the cost per dozen of each type of pen?

If 11 dozen roller pens and 6 dozen ball point pens coast $104. A later order of 9 dozen roller ball pen and 12 dozen ball point pens is $117. What is the cost per dozen of each type of pen?
College Algebra Word Problem

05/01/18

If the stocks gained 32% & the bonds gained 16%, how much was invested in each?

An investment portfolio of stocks and bonds, with an initial investment of $120,000, gained $30,800 over its life. 
College Algebra Word Problem

05/01/18

How much pure iodine would you mix with it to get an iodine solution of strength 25%?

A lab contains 24 ounces of iodine solution of 15%. 
College Algebra Word Problem

05/01/18

What are the wind, speed, and the speed of the plane in still air?

A cross-country flight traveling with the wind covers 3000 miles in 5 hours. The same plane then changes direction and travels to Texas, against the wind, covering 1500 miles in 3 hours. 
College Algebra Word Problem

05/01/18

How far does each boat move?

A canoe and a motor boat travel toward each other from a distance of 70 miles. The motor boat moves 12 miles per hour faster than the canoe. The two bats pass after 2.5 hours.  Provide equation... more
College Algebra Word Problem

04/30/18

An animal shelter has a total of 120 animals.

An animal shelter has a total of 120 animals comprised of cats, dogs, and rabbits. If the number of rabbits is 5 less than one-half the number of cats, and there are 20 more cats than dogs, how... more
College Algebra Word Problem

04/30/18

A bag of mixed nuts contains cashews, pistachios, and almonds.

A bag of mixed nuts contains cashews, pistachios, and almonds. There are 2000 total nuts in the bag, and there are 300 fewer almonds than pistachios. Cashews weigh 1 g, pistachios weigh 2 g, and... more
College Algebra Word Problem

04/30/18

Every day, a cupcake store sells 4000 cupcakes in chocolate and vanilla flavors.

Every day, a cupcake store sells 4000 cupcakes in chocolate and vanilla flavors. If the chocolate flavor is 9 times as popular as the vanilla flavor, how many of each cupcake is sold per day?
College Algebra Word Problem

04/27/18

maximum area?

a stonemason has enough stones to enclose a rectangular patio with 60ft of stone wall. If the house forms one side of the rectangle, what should the dimensions of the patio in order to yield the... more
College Algebra Word Problem

04/22/18

Population in a particular country will be....

The population in a particular country is growing at the rate of 2.8% per year. If 7,638,000 people lived there in 1999, how many will there be in the year 2005 f(x)=YoE^0.028t
College Algebra Word Problem College Algebra

04/21/18

Population of a pond

An endangered species of fish has a population that is decreasing exponentially. The population 8 years ago was 3700. Today, only 1700 of the fish are alive. Once the population drops below 75, the... more
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04/21/18

The radioactive element​ carbon-14 has a​ half-life of 5750 years. A scientist determined that the bones from a mastodon had lost 86.2​% of their​ carbon-14. Ho

The radioactive element carbon-14 has a half-life of 5750 years. A scientist determined that the bones from a mastodon had lost 61.2% of their carbon-14. How old were the bones at the time they... more
College Algebra Word Problem

04/19/18

RatioyEquations and Proportions

The tax on a property with an assessed value of $62,000 is $800. Using a proportion, find the tax on the property with an assessed value of $81,000
College Algebra Word Problem

04/17/18

Find the standard form of the equation for the circle with the following properties.

Center (9,-7/5) and tangent to the X-axis
College Algebra Word Problem College Algebra Kinetic Energy

04/05/18

A mass of 10 grams and velocity of 9 centimeters per second has a kinetic energy of _____ergs.

Kinetic energy varies jointly as the mass and the square of the velocity. A mass of 15 grams and velocity of 7 centimeters per second has a kinetic energy of 147 ergs. Find the kinetic energy for a... more
College Algebra Word Problem

04/03/18

A jewelry store owner buys a diamond ring for $900. He sells the diamond ring for $1000, and claims that he is making only a 10% profit.

show step by step equation 
College Algebra Word Problem

04/02/18

Basic College Equation Word Problem

This one question is proving difficult for me. I get 2x + 10 = 135, but I know that cant be right.   Muriel bought three items on sale (shoes, jeans, and shirt) and the total came to $135. If the... more
College Algebra Word Problem College Algebra

03/27/18

adjacent corrals

A rancher needs to enclose two adjacent rectangular corrals, one for cattle and one for sheep. if the river forms one side of the corrals and 330 yd of fencing is available, find the largest total... more
College Algebra Word Problem Word Problem Help

03/21/18

Write and solve a rational equation to determine the speed of the wind

A bi-plane can fly 120 mph with no wind. Against the wind the plane travels 84 miles in the same time it takes to fly 108 miles with the wind. Determine the speed of the wind
College Algebra Word Problem College Algebra

03/04/18

Calculate speed

Boat travels 50 mi with current in 2hrs then travels 26 mi against current in 2hrs find speed of boat in still water and speed of the current
College Algebra Word Problem

03/03/18

A principal of $3400 is invested at 5.5% interest, compounded annually. How much will the investment be worth after 11years?

A principal of $3400is invested at 5.5%interest, compounded annually. How much will the investment be worth after 11years?Use the calculator provided and round your answer to the nearest dollar.
College Algebra Word Problem

02/27/18

An​ alligator's tail length is proportional to its body length.

An alligator's tail length is proportional to its body length. An alligator with a body length of 6.3 feet has a tail length of7.1 feet. What is the tail length of an alligator whose body length is... more
College Algebra Word Problem

02/23/18

if a can of paint will cover 375 square feet, how many cans of paint will Amy need to buy

Amy wants to paint the four walls in her bedroom with two coats of paint two walls are each 8 feet high and 10 feet wide the other two are each 8 feet high and 12 feet wide if a can of paint will... more
College Algebra Word Problem

02/22/18

Long word problem

You invested $20,000 in two accounts paying 8% and 9% annual interest, respectively. If the total interest earned for the year was $1620, how much was invested at each rate?
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