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College Algebra Word Problem

11/20/17

The length of a rectangle is 2 yd more than twice the width x. The area is 544 yd^2. Find the dimensions of the given shape.

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College Algebra Word Problem

11/15/17

on a relatively flat rail trail, Caitlyn can walk at a rate of 3 miles per hour or she can bike at a rate of 15 miles per hour.

Let W be the time she spends walking and let B be the time she spends biking during a 60-mile trip on the rail trail. Find a linear equation relating W and B and sketch its graph, placing B on the... more
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11/13/17

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A radioactive isotope, iron-52, used in the creation of medical images of bone marrow, has a half-life of 8.2 hours. If 8 microcuries are given to a patient, how many microcuries are left after 12... more
College Algebra Word Problem

11/08/17

three times a first number decreased by a second number is 4. The first number increased by twice the second number is -15

three times a first number decreased by a second number is 4. The first number increased by twice the second number is -15
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11/08/17

What is the exact area of the triangle?

An isosceles triangle has a perimeter of 28 inches. The height of the triangle (from the vertex connecting the two equal sides down to the base) is sq.rt.(98) inches. What is the exact area of the... more
College Algebra Word Problem

11/01/17

An internet service provider offers two different plans. Plan A costs $33 per month plus 60 cents per gigabyte of data used. Plan B costs $29 plus 85

*****An internet service provider offers two different plans. Plan A costs $33 per month plus 60 cents per gigabyte of data used. Plan B costs $29 plus 85 cents per gigabyte of data... more
College Algebra Word Problem

10/29/17

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Manuel traveled 2 hours nonstop to Mexico, a total of 90 miles. He took a train part of the way, which averaged 60mph, and then took a bus the remaining distance, which averaged 30mph. How long was... more
College Algebra Word Problem

10/28/17

A baseball player swings and hits a pop fly straight up in the air to the catcher. The height of the baseball in meters t seconds after it is hit is given by th

A baseball player swings and hits a pop fly straight up in the air to the catcher. The height of the baseball in meters t seconds after it is hit is given by the quadratic function h left... more
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10/26/17

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You have 32 feet of fencing available to enclose a rectangular area bordering a river for a family of ducks. If no fencing is required along the river, find the dimensions of the enclosure that... more
College Algebra Word Problem

10/25/17

The length of a rectangle parking lot is 20 ft more than the width. If the parking lot is w feet wide, express its area, A, as a function of the width.

The length of a rectangle parking lot is 20 ft more than the width. If the parking lot is w feet wide, express its area, A, as a function of the width.
College Algebra Word Problem Calculus Anthropology

10/22/17

Suppose that the caloric return rates from hunting among the Efe vary by the number of people who participate in the hunt.

The total average catch made by a hunting group varies by the hunting group size in the following way:   Group Size           Average Group Catch/Day       1                                40... more
College Algebra Word Problem Calculus Anthropology

10/22/17

Betty worked with 42 women for 379 days. She found that together, they collected 3,235 kg of shellfish in a total of 886 person-hours of work.

Based on laboratory analysis, she determined that 22.6 kg of shellfish provide 3,670 calories. a) What is the caloric return rate one of these women earns from shell fishing (calories per... more
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10/19/17

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 A total of $12,000 is invested in two funds  paying 9% and 11% simple interest. If the yearly and trust is $1180, how much of the $12,000 is invested at each rate?  
College Algebra Word Problem

10/19/17

perimeter is 50, if width were doubled and length were increased by 19 perimeter would be 108m. what is the length and width

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College Algebra Word Problem

10/19/17

The area of a rectangle is 61 square units. If the length is 3 times the width find dimensions

Quad formula college algebra math word problem.   The area of a rectangle is 61 square units. If the length is 3 times the width, then find the dimensions of the rectangle. Round off your answers... more
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10/17/17

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  A square and a triangle have the same area. The base of the triangle is 3 feet more than the side length of the square. The height of the triangle is 1 foot less than the base of the triangle.... more
College Algebra Word Problem

10/14/17

A bank loaned out 10,000​, part of it at the rate of %7% per year and the rest at %17% per year. If the interest received in one year totaled 1,000 how much7%

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College Algebra Word Problem

10/14/17

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A lab technician mixed a 690 ml solution of water and alcohol. If 3% of the solution is alcohol, how many milliliters of alcohol were used, and how many milliliters of water were used
College Algebra Word Problem

10/13/17

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The perimeter of a triangle is 73 cm. The longest side is 7 cm less than the sum of the other two sides. Twice the shortest side is 5 cm less than the longest side. Find the length of each side of... more
College Algebra Word Problem

10/13/17

$10,000 is invested for 8 years at 6.4% interest compounded annually How much interest is earned in the first year?

I do not know the steps required to properly answer the question with correct answers. I also need to calculate in which year the most interest will be  accumulated.
College Algebra Word Problem

10/13/17

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Average movie prices in the United States are, in general, lower than in other countries. It would cost $78.50 to buy three tickets in Japan plus two tickets in Switzerland. Three tickets in... more
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10/13/17

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The perimeter of a triangle is 70 cm. The longest side is 6 cm less than the sum of the other two sides. Twice the shortest side is 4 cm less than the longest side. Find the length of each side of... more
College Algebra Word Problem

10/13/17

Pure acid is to be added to a 5​% acid solution to obtain 95 L of 75​% solution. What amounts of each should be​ used?

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College Algebra Word Problem

10/10/17

Find the dimensions of a rectangle whose perimeter is 22meters and whose area is 24 square meters.

Find the dimensions of a rectangle whose perimeter is 2222 meters and whose area is 2424 square meters.
College Algebra Word Problem

10/07/17

How do I solve this? I found part of the answer I just need help with the part B. Thank you in advance!

Use the position equation given below, where s represents the height of the object (in feet), v0 represents the initial velocity of the object (in feet per second), s0 represents the initial height... more
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