55 Answered Questions for the topic Solving Rational Equations

Solving Rational Equations

09/26/18

At a salt mine one conveyer belt requires 20 minutes to fill a large truck with ore and the second requires 30 minutes

How long would it take both conveyor belts working together to fill the truck with ore
Solving Rational Equations

08/10/18

A bus averages 6 miles per hour faster than a trolley. If the bus travels 90 miles in the same time it takes the trolley to travel 75 miles, then what is the

What is the speed for the bus and trolley
Solving Rational Equations

08/08/18

A light aircraft travels 3 miles per hour less than three times the speed of a motorcycle. If the motorcycle can travel 129 miles in the same time it takes the

aircraft to travel 378 miles, then what is the average speed of each? Solve for aircraft miles per hour and motorcycle miles per hour 
Solving Rational Equations College Math

07/30/18

solving Rational Equations

Suppose that z varies jointly with x and y. Find the constant of proportionality k if z = 25.2 when y = 2 and x = 7. k = Using the k from above write the variation equation in terms of x and y. z... more
Solving Rational Equations

07/26/18

Rational Equations

The formula for finding the area of a trapezoid is A=(a+b/2)h, where A is the area, a is the top width, b is the bottom width and h is the height. Rearrange the formula to solve for the top width... more
Solving Rational Equations

07/26/18

Rational Equations

The formula for the mass of an object is m=F/a , where m is the mass of the object, F is the force acting on the object and (a) is the acceleration acting on the object. Rearrange the formula to... more
Solving Rational Equations Algebra 1 Math Word Problem

07/22/18

Can you give me an examples of NUMBER problem involving rational equation?

Can you give me an examples of NUMBER problem involving rational equation? I need it in my project. ASAP.
Solving Rational Equations

07/20/18

math word problem

One painter can paint a house in 9 days, yet a more experienced painter can paint the house in 5 days. How many days would it take the two painters, working together, to paint the house?   it... more
Solving Rational Equations Math Problem

07/20/18

rational equations

suppose that y is directly proportional to x   find the constant of proportionality k if y=62.4 when x=13 k=   using the k from about write variation equation in terms of x y=   using the k... more
Solving Rational Equations

07/11/18

How long would it take two painters to paint a car together if one painter can paint the car in six hours and the second painter in four hours?

To multiply rational expressions, we multiply both the numerators and the denominators, then simplify if possible. We may write the expressions in factored form and cancel the common factors. Here... more
Solving Rational Equations Algebra

05/16/18

word problem 'DRT'

A motorboat can travel 28 miles downstream in the same amount of time as it can travel 18 miles upstream. Find the speed of the current if the boat can travel 23 mph in still water.
Solving Rational Equations Algebra Proportions

04/21/18

algebra word problem

There are 440 students attending a biology lecture. The ratio of male to female students at the lecture is 6 to 5. How many men and women are attending the lecture?
Solving Rational Equations Calculus Ib Maths Math 374

01/23/18

Rational equations

Solve the rational equations1. 1/x = 6/5x + 1 2. X/x-1 - 2/x = 1/x-1 3. X/3 - 4/3x =1
Solving Rational Equations

06/01/17

Working alone, Maria can complete a task in 100 minutes. Shaniqua can complete the same task in two hours.

They work together for 30 minutes when Rik begins to help hey finish the task 20 minutes later. How long would it take Liu to complete the task alone? Rational Equation
Solving Rational Equations Rational Expressions

05/21/17

Matt drives 200 miles to another city. On the drive back home, his average speed decreases by 5 miles per hour.

Rest of the word problem here. Write an equation that gives the total driving time t (in hours) as a function of his average speed r(in miles per hour) when driving to the city. Then find the total... more
Solving Rational Equations

05/13/17

Need help with applications of rational equations

I need help with understanding how to answer this question.   The Iditarod trail sled dog race is an annual race that spans the Iditarod trail in Alaska. Teams of sled dogs race a distance of... more
Solving Rational Equations

04/18/17

college algebra(rational equation application)

Carl and Mike start a 3 mile race at the same time. If Mike ran the race at 6 miles per hourand finishes the race 10 minutes before Carl, how fast does Carl run?
Solving Rational Equations

02/06/17

one inlet pipe can fill an empty pool in 16 hours, a drain can empty the pool in 20 hours.

how long will it take the pipe to fill the pool if the drain is left open? t= time to fill
Solving Rational Equations Algebra 2

12/12/16

How long will it take them to complete the route if they work together?

Johnny Boy can complete a paper route in 20 minutes. Scotty Boy can complete the same route in 30 minutes.
Solving Rational Equations

11/12/16

The current of the river is 4 miles per hour. A boat travels to a point 16 miles upstream and back in 3 hours.

What is the speed of the boat is still water? 
Solving Rational Equations

11/10/16

The distance, d, measured in miles, a person can see an object is given by the formula where h represents the person’s height above sea level, measured in feet

The distance, d, measured in miles, a person can see an object is given by the formula   d𝑑 = √6h/2 where h represents the person’s height above sea level, measured in feet. How high must a... more
Solving Rational Equations

11/10/16

The square root of twice a number is equal to one-third of that number. Find the number.

i have no additional information.
Solving Rational Equations Word Problem Middle School: Math

10/08/16

At a zoo 3 pandas eat a total of 181 1/2 pounds of bamboo shots. the female eats twice as much as baby. How many pounds does the female eat?$

 The male panda eats three times as much as the baby.
Solving Rational Equations Math Algebra 2 Algebra

07/02/16

Solving Rational Equations

John takes 2 hours longer than Andrew to peel 600 pounds of apples. If together they can peel 600 pounds of apples in 8 hours, then how long would it take John to peel the apples working alone?

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