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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

07/27/16

morgan is 1/2 ofa foot shorter cayle, jane is one foot shorter than cayle. their average height is 6'1". who is tallest and what is her and his height?

 i am don't know how to begen and to slover
Story Problems Algebra 1 Mixture Problems

07/25/16

Financial mixture problems

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

Financial mixture problems

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

Clara has a coupon for $10 off at her favorite clothing store. The coupon is applied before any discounts are taken.

Clara has a coupon for $10 off at her favorite clothing store. The coupon is applied before any discounts are taken. The store is having a sale, and offering 15% off everything. If Clara has $50 to... more
Story Problems

05/25/16

Mary and ally earned 542 points together. Mary has half the number of points as Ally. Write an equation that could represent this situation.

Let a represent the number of points Ally earned. 
Story Problems

05/11/16

story problem

Deshaun's Coffee Shop makes a blend that is a mixture of two types of coffee. Type A coffee costs Deshaun $5.80 per pound, and type B coffee costs $4.35per pound. This month, Deshaun made 145... more
Story Problems Interest Rates Earning Rate

05/02/16

Algebra Interest question- Need Help desperately!

Phyllis invested 67000 a portion earning a simple interest rate of 4 percent per year and the rest earning a rate of 6 percent per year. After one year the total interest earned on these... more
Story Problems

05/01/16

Story problem

A store sold 36 T-shirts for a total of $522 in one day, some short-sleeved and some long sleeved. If short-sleeve T-shirts cost $12 each and long-sleeve T-shirts cost $18 each, then how many of... more
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 Problem Help.

A hospital parking lot charges ?$2.50 for the first hour or part? thereof, and ?$1.25 for each additional hour or part thereof. A weekly pass costs ?$39.00 and allows unlimited parking for 7 days.... more
Story Problems Math

04/24/16

Story problem

A baseball card sold for $248 in 1975 and was sold again in 1985 for $460. Assume that the growth in the value V of the collector's item was exponential. a)Find the value k of the exponential... more
Story Problems

04/24/16

Story problem

An employee wants to invent $60,000 in a pension plan. One investment offers 5% compounded semiannually. Another offers 4.75% compounded conyinuously. a) Which investment will earn more interest... more
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

Rachel wants to buy a book downtown...? Read description!!!!!!!!!!!!

HELP!!!!!♥ Rachel wants to buy a book downtown. There is a birthday discount of 15% off, and she figures out that she's saving $3.45 with this dicount. How much does Rachel have to pay?
Story Problems

03/22/16

Suppose that the interest rate is 10%. You are considering purchasing a bond that pays $31,000 in 7 years. What is the net present value of the bond?

 This is a Econ bond / interest word problem.
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