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Story Problems Math Calculus

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
Story Problems Math Calculus

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
Story Problems Math Calculus

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
Story Problems Math Calculus

11/09/15

What is the width of the spill?

A pilot of a small plane was flying over an oil spill at an altitude of 10,000 feet.  He found that the near edge of the spill had an angle of depression of 58 degrees and the far edge of the spill... more
Story Problems Math Calculus

11/09/15

What would the dimensions of the hexagonal base be?

A farmer plans to build a regular hexagonal corn crib with sides 8 feet high.  If he wants the crib to hold up to 1,000 bushels of corn, what would the dimensions of the hexagonal base be? (1,000... more
Story Problems Math Calculus

11/09/15

How tall is the antenna?

A broadcast antenna is located at the top of a building 1,000 feet tall.  From a point on the same horizontal plane as the base of the building, the angles of elevation of the top and bottom of the... more
Story Problems Math Calculus

11/09/15

How much farther must she fly to get to Indianapolis?

A pilot intends to fly a distance of 175 miles from Chicago to Indianapolis.  She begins 21 degrees off her course and proceeds 70 miles before discovering her error.  After correcting her course,... more
Story Problems

11/09/15

A rectangle has an area of 32 square inches. It's length is 4 inches less than three times its width. Find the length and width

rectangle area is 32 square inches. its length is 4 inches less than three times its width. Find the length and width. 
Story Problems

10/27/15

need help on story problem for 8th grade math

1-Mrs. fairbourn went to kneaders to buy some bread. The apple bread cost $5 more than the pumpkin spice. Orange rolls were $8 less than the apple bread. Freshly baked whole wheat was twice as much... more
Story Problems

10/19/15

Math story

Mason bought a 17 pound ham. He found that one-tenth was fat. How much fat need to be cut off.
Story Problems

10/06/15

One pipe can fill a tank in 2 hours and another pipe can fill the tank in 8 hours. If both pipes are used, how long will it take to fill the tank.

I need helping solving some word problems in my algebra class.
Story Problems

09/29/15

Perimeter of soccer field is 430 yards. Length is 40 yards less than twice the width what are the dimensions

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Story Problems

09/23/15

Story problem--

John rented a car from a company that charged a daily rental fee along with charge per mileage. He rented a car for 5 days and drove 300 miles and was charged $330. His friend Amanda later rented... more
Story Problems

09/21/15

The city has 120 feet of fencing for the playground. What dimensions of the playground will give the maximum area?

The city of Detroit wants to put a fence around part of the city park to make a playground. The city has 120 feet of fencing for the playground.  What dimensions of the playground will give the... more

09/05/15

How much should she allocate to each investment in order for the yearly incomes from them to be the same?

the lottery winner who is going to invest in utility bonds and a savings account using the following data: Assume that her total winnings are $ 200000, that the utility bonds will pay 3 percent per... more

09/05/15

In how many years will the sales of the two companies be equal? What will be the sales of each company when they are equal?

about the sales of the ABC and XYZ companies using following data: Assume that the ABC company has sales of 4670000 dollars and it's sales are growing at a rate of 30000 dollars per year. Assume... more

08/26/15

Find the equations of the lines through the following pairs of points, in slope intercept form.

(1) Find the equation of the line through (1,1),(−3,2). y = (2) Find the equation of the line through (5,−1),(6,3). y=
Story Problems Algebra

06/17/15

story problem

The area of a circle with radius r is given by the formula A=π r2  . If a circle has area 169π square inches, what is the radius?
Story Problems Algebra

06/17/15

story problem

The formula a=p(1+r)^2 gives the amount A is dollars that P dollars wil grow to in 2 years at interest rate R (where r is given as a decimal), using compound interest. What interest rate will cause... more
Story Problems Algebra 1 Rate Of Work

06/17/15

Advanced Work Rate Word Problem

" A man can lay a concrete sidewalk in 5 days; his assistant can lay the same sidewalk in 8 days. After working together for 2 days, the man is called away. How long will it take the assistant to... more
Story Problems Algebra 2

05/21/15

Algebra 2 question! Please answer!

Starting at the same point in a forest, two hikers take different paths. The first hiker walks due north at a speed of 3 miles per hour. The second hiker walks 60 degrees west of north at a speed... more
Story Problems

05/04/15

There are 12 people in your group, including yourself. How many people are there?

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Story Problems Problem Solving Math Help

04/21/15

math story problem please help !

write an equation for the 1st one***    jessie had candy to give to her 4 friends. she first took 10 pieces for herself and then evenly divided it among her friends. each friend recieved 2... more
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