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Story Problems

03/06/16

#### Story problem help

A private airplane leaves Midway Airport and flies due east at a speed of 180 kph. Two hours later, a jet leaves Midway and flies due east at a speed of 900 kph. how far from the airport will the... more
Story Problems

02/28/16

#### twenty-seven less than some number is five more than nine times the number

I need help doing story problems on a beginning algebra worksheet. Anyone help?
Story Problems Math Pre Algerbra Math Help

02/23/16

#### Temperature at 10 was 37. Dropped 2 every hour until 4:00. Rose 4 every hour after.

The temperature at 10:00 PM was 37 degrees Fahrenheit. If it dropped 2 degrees every hour until 4:00 AM and then rose 4 degrees each hour after that, what was the temperature at noon the next day?
Story Problems

02/14/16

Story Problems

01/18/16

#### If I save $10 a week and double the amount each month. how much will I save the fourth month? I'm saving for a vacation. I'm saving$19 per week the first month. I will double that amount each month. How much will I be saving in the fourth month?
Story Problems Alegbra

01/05/16

#### How would I write 1/2(x-3)=1/4(x+2) in a story problem

so lost right now need help asap
Story Problems

12/31/15

#### Food for thought: Need help with this story problem

Matt bought 2 cantaloupes and 8 pears at the local supermarket for a total of $38.20. Alberta bought 10 cantaloupes and 8 pears at the same store for a total of$50.20. If this is the case, how... more
Story Problems

12/31/15

Story Problems

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?
Story Problems

12/18/15

#### an employee worked 54 hours last week. if he gets paid time and a half for any hours over 40 and his pay check was 594.75 what is his hourly rate?

an employee worked 54 hours last week. if he gets paid time and a half for any hours over 40 and his pay check was 594.75 what is his hourly rate?
Story Problems

12/18/15

#### justin is 4 years older than logan. in nine years the sum of there ages will be 60. how old is each man now?

justin is 4 years older than logan. in nine years the sum of there ages will be 60. how old is each man now?

12/17/15

#### For each of the following vectors, find a value for x for which the vector is a probability vector.

(1)[0.1, 0.2, 0.2, x, 0.3] x=   (2)[x, 0.4, 0, x, 0.4] x=   (3)[x, 0, 2x, 0.2, x] x=   (4)[2x, 2x, 4x, 3x, 3x] x=
Story Problems Probability Fractions Decimals

12/17/15

#### Find a transition Matrix

If the student attends class on a certain Friday, then he is five times as likely to be absent the next Friday as to attend. If the student is absent on a certain Friday, then he is twice as likely... more

12/15/15

#### Find the equation of this line in slope intercept form.

Assume that the line passes through the point (−2,−1) and is parallel to the line through the points ( −2,−2) and (0,6).Find the equation of this line in slope intercept form. y=

12/15/15

#### If the animal is initially in the woods, what is the probability that it is in the meadow on the next three observations?

If the animal is in the woods on one observation, then it is three times as likely to be in the woods as the meadows on the next observation. If the animal is in the meadows on one observation,... more

12/15/15

#### Find the production schedule that satisfies an external demand for 43 units of coal, 26 units of lumber, and 17 units of steel.

Assume that producing 1 unit of coal requires 0.4 units of coal, 0.1 units of lumber, and 0.2 units of steel; that producing 1 unit of lumber requires 0 units of coal, 0.7 units of lumber, and 0.2... more
Story Problems

12/15/15

#### How many miles does Mr. Battle drive?

mr. battle drives 9 miles to work every day. he works 5 days a week. how many miles does he travel to and from work over 52 weeks?
Story Problems Probability Matrix Matrices

11/30/15

If she made the last free throw, then her probability of making the next one is 0.9. On the other hand, If she missed the last free throw, then her probability of making the next one is 0.2. Assume... more
Story Problems Math Probability Word Problem

11/18/15

#### markov chains

(i) If volume is high this week, then next week it will be high with a probability of 0.9 and low with a probability of 0.1. (ii) If volume is low this week then it will be high next week with a... more
Story Problems Math Probability Word Problem

11/18/15

#### markov chains

If the animal is in the woods on one observation, then it is three times as likely to be in the woods as the meadows on the next observation. If the animal is in the meadows on one observation,... more

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