165 Answered Questions for the topic Story Problem

01/29/18

The diameter of a hexagon is 30” from flat side to flat side. What is the length of on side of the hexagon?

A hexagon has 6 equal sides. The distance across from One flat side to the other is 30”. How long is each of the sides?

01/28/18

Wendy has $10,000 in her savings. She is going to invest part of the money in a stock which yields 6% per year.

Wendy has $10,000 in her savings. She is going to invest part of the money in a stock which yields 6% per year. She will invest the rest of the money in a money market fund which earns 8% per year.... more

01/25/18

Anya's grandfather gives her a collection of souvenir subway tokens.

Anya's grandfather gives her a collection of souvenir tokens.  He gives her 9 tokens from the 1960s, 12 tokens from the 1970s, and 21 tokens from the 1980s.  She wants to make a display of each... more

01/03/18

wife and I disagree on a math problem please help

in month 1, a business has a cost of $7900, but ends with a NET of $10,156.50.  This will repeat monthly.  How much will they have in NET profit at the end of 5 months.   please help with the... more

12/19/17

i switched the question and description because the question was too long if you were wondering..

A total of 372 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. The number of student tickets sold was two times the number of adult tickets sold. How many... more

11/20/17

Suppose there are only 10 families in the US, and that the average wealth is $800 per family.

Suppose there are only 10 families in the US, and that the average wealth is $800 per family. If wealth were evenly distributed, how much would each of the 10 families have? That is, if all 100... more

11/19/17

Story problem in algebra

A contractor is installing carpet in a new house. The rectangular living room has an area of 96 square feet, and the length is twelve feet less than three times the width of the room. What are the... more

11/16/17

Story problem in algebra

A box’s volume is equal to 600 cubic inches. If the width of the box is 7 inches less than the length, and the height is 10 inches less than the length, find the dimensions of the box.

11/14/17

Story problem in algebra

When a fraction has a numerator that is one less than twice an unknown number and a denominator that is that unknown number, the fraction will be greater than the unknown number increased by four.... more

11/08/17

Story problem in algebra 2

A pizza box’s dimensions are such that the width is 5 times the height and the length is 10 times the height. Find the dimensions if the total volume of the pizza box is 1,350 cubic inches

11/07/17

Katie buying paper

Katie is buying packages of construction paper. In each package there are 6 white sheets and 18 colored sheets. How many colored sheets does he buys 14 white sheets?

10/23/17

Story problem in algebra

Fuel tanks are being filled to accommodate trucks traveling down a highway. If 54 gallons of fuel will fill 4 tanks, how many gallons will be needed to fill 9 tanks?

10/08/17

Davids bowling score is 5 less that 3 times aarons score. The sum of their score is 215.

What is each students score

09/30/17

4 mins elevation dropped 12 feet what was change elevation first minute

Jenny was walking down a wooded path. For 4 minutes, the elevation dropped uniforml. Altogether it dropped 12 feet. What was the change in elevation during the first minute?

09/11/17

expansion of a steel rod

A steel rod expands by 0.2500% for every 100 degree rise in temp.  How long would a 63.86cm rod be after it's subject to 100 degree rise in temp?

08/23/17

top of a manhole cover has an area of 804 in^2. what is the diameter of the cover

top of a manhole cover has an area of 804 in^2. what is the diameter of the cover

07/19/17

Story problem

I was suppose to eat 2730 calories. But I ate 3692 calories. I want to figure out how many calories I have left if I don't count 970 calories from a morning binge.

04/12/17

A theif...

A thief flees to San Francisco and heads towards Los Angeles driving at a rate of 80 km/h. Five minutes after the thief lease, a deputy sheriff begins chasing the thief and drives that 100 km/h.... more

04/02/17

logarithm story problem

The concentration of hydrogen ions in household dish detergent is 10-12. What is the pH level of household dish detergent?

03/15/17

I need help setting up equation to solve

if hotdog buns come in a package of 9 and all beef franks come in a package of 11, then what's the fewest number of people you could serve a hotdog to and not have any partial packages left over?... more

03/12/17

Setting up the trig equation. Using sine or cosine.

Tami and Dustin are on opposite sides of the washington monument, which is 555 feet. Tami's angle of elevation to the top of the monument is 38 degrees. Dustin's angle of elevation is 64 degrees.... more

03/10/17

Story problem

Sales at a new computer store total $50,000 in the first month. They project to increase 10% per month. What are the total sales over the first six months that the store is open? (Round to the... more

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