220 Answered Questions for the topic Story Problems

Story Problems

09/16/16

#### A passenger train leaves a train depot 2 h after a freight train leaves the same depot.

The freight train is traveling 18 mph slower than the passenger train. Find the rate of each train if the passenger train overtakes the freight train in 3 h.
Story Problems

09/14/16

#### an employee's salary, s, is increased by $213 how do i figure out what this is Story Problems 09/14/16 #### How much of the ?$10,000 did the bank loan out at 9 %

A bank loaned out ?$10 comma 000?, part of it at the rate of 9 % per year and the rest at 19 % per year. If the interest received in one year totaled ?$1500?, how much was loaned at 9 % question mark
Story Problems Math

09/03/16

#### Money Problem about Nhu's car.

Nhu is saving to buy a car. In the first 6 months, his savings were $80less than 3/4 the price of the car. In the next 6 months, Nhu saved$50 more than 1/5 the price of the car. He still needs... more
Story Problems Algebra 1 Mixture Problems

07/25/16

Lisa has a total college account of $120,000.$50,000 of this is an account that pays 3.35% interest. What interest rate would she need on the rest in order to get $6,000 per year in interest all... more Story Problems Algebra 1 Mixture Problems 07/25/16 #### Financial mixture problems Sally has$160,000 invested in an account that pays 5.5% interest. How much would she need to invest in an account that pays 6.7% interest to raise her combined yield to 6.2%?
Story Problems Algebra 1 Mixture Problems

07/25/16

Ethan has a total college account of $175,000. He is going to split this into two different funds, one which pays 6.5% and the other that pays 8%. How much should he put in each account so that he... more 07/21/16 #### Algebra help, Income earned on an IRA investment help? I need some help on setting up this problem, and how to find the formula to get the correct answer..Here it is: A retiree needs a yearly income of$13,o00 from her IRA to help fund her retirement.... more
Story Problems Algebra 1 Interest Rates

07/21/16

#### Algebra help, Income earned on an IRA investment

I need some help on setting up this problem, and how to find the formula to get the correct answer..Here it is: A retiree needs a yearly income of $10,200 from his$150,000 IRA to help fund his... more
Story Problems Algebra Mixture Problems

07/19/16

#### 11 qt radiator is currently full of 30% anti-freeze. It is supposed to be 50%. How much should he drain out and replace with 100%.. continued below

Full story problem.. Bob's 11-quart radiator is currently full of 30% anti-freeze. It is supposed to be 50%. How much should he drain out and replace with 100% anti-freeze to have a full radiator... more

06/06/16

#### How long will it take before they are 360 kilometers apart?

A train leaves little rock Arkansas, and travels north at 65 kilometers per hour. Another train leaves at the same time and travels south at 55 kilometers per hour. How long will it take before... more
Story Problems Math Story Probs

06/06/16

#### Story problems.

Please show the work as I need to know how to get the answer.   The school that Emily goes to is selling tickets to a spring Musical. On the first day of ticket sales the school sold one adult... more
Story Problems

06/01/16

Story Problems

05/01/16

#### Distance story problem

Two planes travel toward each other from cities that are about 2975 km apart at rates of 440 km/hr. They started at the same time. In how many hours will they meet?
Story Problems Math

04/26/16

Story Problems

04/14/16

#### Carl has 36 one-yard sections of fence. What is the longest whole-number length he can use for the run

there are 3 answers to choose from Perimeter, Area, Side Length. He wants the run to be as long as possible the run he is making is a rectangular dog run
Story Problems

04/07/16