165 Answered Questions for the topic Story Problem

04/14/16

divide one bill between 4 people unevenly

if one person has 13.25  items one person has 3.75 items one person has 3.25 items, and one person has 5.75 items and the invoice is for 10034.86 how much would they each pay

03/27/16

Find the speed of the plane.

An airplane makes a trip in 5 hours flying against the wind. On the return trip, the plane is flying with the wind and the trip only takes 3 hours. If the wind is moving at 15 miles per hour, find... more

03/27/16

The staff at Tiny Little Cherubs (abbreviated TLC) day-care center observed the eating habits of their 64 students during several lunches

They observed that 59 children ate green beans, 56 ate cauliflower, 60 ate broccoli, 55 ate green beans and cauliflower, 54 ate cauliflower and broccoli, 56 ate green beans and broccoli, and 53 ate... more

03/24/16

word problem

A Web music store offers two versions of a popular song. The size of the standard version is 2.6 megabytes (MB). The size of the high-quality version is 4.5 MB. Yesterday, there were 850 downloads... more

03/10/16

Story problem

A rocket is fired upward from some initial distance above the ground. Its height in feet, h, above the ground, t seconds after it is fired, is given by h=-16t2+100t+20. Please help with this... more

03/08/16

I have a story problem.

A badminton racket costs 4/5 the cost of a tennis racket. The tennis racket costs $7.60 more than the badminton racket. what is the cost of the badminton racket?

03/04/16

the length of time required for a trip

A truck driving 260 miles over a flat interstate at a constant rate of 50 miles per hour get s7 miles to the gallon. Fuel costs $3.50 per gallon. For each mile per hour increase in speed, the truck... more

02/22/16

Story problem

Stacy buys 3 CD 's in a set of $29.98. She saves $6.44 by buying the set instead of buying the individual CD 's. If the CD 's cost the same amount how much does each of the three CD 's cost when... more

02/10/16

Urgent story problem w/ algebra?!

Scientists combined 5 milliliters of a substance containing 2% sandalwood with another substance containing 6% sandalwood to get a substance that contained 5% sandalwood. How many milliliters of... more

01/07/16

He has 60 ounces of a 20% gold alloy and mixs it with 30% gold alloy to get a 24% gold alloy. How many ounces of the 30% gold alloy did he use?

He has 60 ounces of a 20% gold alloy and mixs it with 30% gold alloy to get a 24% gold alloy. How many ounces of the 30% gold alloy did he use?

12/18/15

paint cost $19-per-gallon is to be mixed with 5 gallons of a $3-per-gallon thinner

paint cost $19-per-gallon is to be mixed with 5 gallons of a $3-per-gallon thinner to make a paint that can be solde for $14-per-gallon. how much of the cheaper paint will be produced?

12/18/15

paint cost $19-per-gallon is to be mixed with 5 gallons of a $3-per-gallon thinner

paint cost $19-per-gallon is to be mixed with 5 gallons of a $3-per-gallon thinner to make a paint that can be solde for $14-per-gallon. how much of the cheaper paint will be produced?

12/18/15

The Mona lisa, was completed by Leonardo da Vinci in 1506.

The Mona lisa, was completed by Leonardo da Vinci in 1506. The length of the picture is 11.75 inches less than twice the width. if the perimeter of the picture is 102.5 inches, find its dimensions.

12/18/15

i can mow the lawn using the john deer lawn tractor in 6 hours,

i can mow the lawn using the john deer lawn tractor in 6 hours, but it takes 8.5 hours to mow the lawn using the yard king lawn tractor. if both lawn tractors are being used at the same time, how... more

12/07/15

in 28% to pay income tax and made an extra $12,000 how much money in taxes do i owe?

if i am in the 28 percentile to pay income tax and i made an extra $12,000 how much money in taxes do i owe on this extra 12,000?

12/02/15

A sofa is on sale for 35% off. The sale price is $533 . What is the regular price?

A sofa is on sale for 35% off. The sale price is $533.What is the regular price?

11/23/15

a babysitter charges $39 for babysitting 2 hours and $75 for babysitting 5 hours. What would be the charge for babysitting 3.5 hours?

a babysitter charges $39 for babysitting 2 hours and $75 for babysitting 5 hours. What would be the charge for babysitting 3.5 hours?

11/19/15

the probability of at least 90

According to a newly published report approximately 43% of adults say filing their tax paperwork is worse than a trip to the dentist. If a random sample of 200 is chosen, the probability that at... more

11/10/15

Express the height as a function of time

Suppose that after you are loaded into a Ferris wheel car, the wheel begins turning at 3 revolutions per second.  The wheel has diameter 14 meters and the bottom seat of the wheel is 1 meter above... more

11/10/15

Find the magnitude of the resulting force and the angle that it makes with the 70lb force.

Two forces, one of 80lbs and one of 70lbs, act on an object at 40 degree angles.  Find the magnitude of the resulting force and the angle that it makes with the 70lb force.   Please show step by... more

11/10/15

Find the tension in each cable necessary to keep the block from moving (either sideways or downward)

A 900-lb block is being suspended and held stationary by two steel cables as shown.  The first cable (to the left of the block) makes a 70 degree angle with the horizontal, while the second cable... more

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