221 Answered Questions for the topic Story Problems

Story Problems

02/20/17

#### Story problem with percentages

A man has 275000 invested in three properties. One earns 12%, one 10% and one 8%. His annual income from the properties is $26000 and the amount invested at 8% is twice that invested at 12%. How...
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Story Problems

01/31/17

#### The Phoenix suns won two more than three times as many games as they lost. The suns played 82 games. How many wins and losses did the team have?

The Phoenix suns won two more than three times as many games as they lost. The suns played 82 games. How many wins and losses did the team have?

Story Problems Algebra

01/24/17

#### How do you set in an equation to solve it?

Anew parking lot has spaces for 450 cars. The ratio of spaces for full-sized cars to compacts cars is 11 to 4. How many spaces are for full-sized cars? How many spaces for compacts cars?

Story Problems

01/24/17

#### There are 2 candy bars. Three friends want to share them evenly. How much would each friend get?

There are 2 candy bars. Three friends want to share them evenly. How much would each friend get?

01/18/17

#### Geometry word problem

A giant California redwood tree 36 m tall craft in a violent storm and fell as if hinged. The tip of the ones beautiful tree hit the ground 24 m from the base. Researcher redwoods wishes to...
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01/18/17

#### geometry work problem

Amaris sister is away at college and he wants to mail her a 34 in. Baseball bat. The packaging service sells only one kind of box, which measures 24 in. By 20 in. By 12 in. What is the length of...
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Story Problems

01/11/17

#### tickets for a school play cost $4 for adults and $2 for kids and the sell 105 tickets making 360 how much does each ticket cost

tickets for a school play cost $4 for adults and $2 for kids and the sell 105 tickets making 360 how much does each ticket cost x represent adult tickets and y represent kid tickets

Story Problems

01/03/17

#### If i have 48 bales of hay and each bale is 31.29 how much do I owe

If I have 48 bales of hay and each bale cost 31.29 how much do i owe?

Story Problems

12/22/16

#### To pass time Geoff counts sheep. One day he counted 250 percent more than ever before. If the highest previous total had been 4900. How many sheep did he count?

How Do I solve how many sheep he has

Story Problems

12/01/16

#### a movie theater sells about 3 bags of popcorn for every 4 people who buy a ticket. I the movei theater sell s300 tickets how h=many bags of popcorn

you nee dot find the unit rate then anser the question

Story Problems Logarithms

11/28/16

#### logarithms

The population N(t) (in millions) of a country t years after 1980 may be approximated by the formula N(t) = 211e0.0109t. When will the population be twice what it was in 1980? (Round your answer to...
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Story Problems

11/16/16

#### 17 is subtracted from the quotient of a number and -5. The result is -11. What is the number?

This is on my daughters math homework and I am having a hard time helping her with it. Please help

Story Problems

10/25/16

#### story problem

a group of campers and one group leader left a campsite in a canoe. they traveled at an average rate of 10 km/h. two hours later, the other group left the campsite in a motorboat. they averaged 25...
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Story Problems

10/21/16

#### At age 23, someone sets up an IRA account with an APR of 6%, at the end of each month he deposites $50 in the account.

How much with the IRA contain when he retires at age 65?
The total deposits made over time?

Story Problems

10/21/16

#### if john can wax his car in 3 hours and jim can do the same job in 5 hours how long will it take them if they work together

Please show how to solve the problem

Story Problems

10/18/16

#### number of $ bills to equal 9550

a stack of $20, $50, and $100 bills were confiscated. There were 46 more $50 bills than $100 bills. also, the number of $20 bills was 7 times the number of $100 bills. The total value was $9550....
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Story Problems

10/17/16

#### How many cats did Kim train?

Last month Kim trained 3 times as many dogs as cats. If the total number of cats and dogs she trained last month was 28, how many cats did Kim train?

Story Problems

10/05/16

#### A ham sandwich and a drink cost a total of $3.25. If the sandwich cost four times as much as the drink, what is the cost of each?

A ham sandwich and a drink cost a total of $3.25. If the sandwich cost four times as much as the drink, what is the cost of each?

Story Problems Story Problem

10/05/16

#### Story problem help please

There are two car rental options available for a five-day trip. Option I is $50 per day, with 200 free miles and $0.40 per mile for each additional mile. Option II is $65.28 per day, with a charge...
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Story Problems

10/05/16

#### Story problem help please! Thanks!

An object is projected vertically upward with an initial velocity of v0 ft/sec, and its distance s(t) in feet above the ground after t seconds is given by the formula s(t) = −16t2 + v0t.(a) If the...
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Story Problems

10/04/16

#### Story problem help please

Please help me solve this. Thanks!
An aquarium of height 1.5 feet is to have a volume of 6 ft^3. Let x denote the length of the base and y the width. (Assume the aquarium has an open top.)
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Story Problems

09/27/16

#### story problem trouble

For this story problem, I could solve part a, but not part b. Help please? Thanks!
In 1870 the average ground temperature in Paris was 11.8°C. Since then it has risen at a nearly constant...
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Story Problems

09/19/16

#### a new restaurant is to contain six- seat booths and five-seat round tables.

a new restaurant is to contain six- seat booths and five-seat round tables. fire codes limit the restaurants maximum occupancy to 136 customers .if the owners hired enough servers to handle 26...
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Story Problems

09/18/16

#### Find Perimeter

A square and an equilateral triangle have a combined perimeter of 101 inches. The side length of the triangle is 8 inches less than twice the side length of the square. What is the perimeter of the...
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Story Problems

09/18/16

#### A square and an equilateral triangle have a combined perimeter of 101 inches.

A square and an equilateral triangle have a combined perimeter of 101 inches. The side length of the triangle is 8 inches less than twice the side length of the square. What is the perimeter of the...
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