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Story Problems Math Problem Solving

04/21/15

MATH! PLEASE HELP (story problems/ equations)

write an equation for each story problem...   #1)) jessie had candy to give to her friends. she first took 10 pieces for herself and then evenly divided it among her friends. each friend recieved... more
Story Problems

04/19/15

Story Problem

200 students took a test. 90% of them passed it.  How many students passed the examination?
Story Problems

04/19/15

Story Problem

The temperature in Th Bahamas is 95 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and 58 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter.  Calculate the range of temperature for the Bahamas during this period?  
Story Problems

04/19/15

Story Problem

137 grade six students went on a trip to Lake Nancy.  Each boat holds 10 persons.   (A) How many boats will be needed to accommodate all students at the same time?   (b) Each boat will complete... more
Story Problems

04/19/15

Story Problem

Monique is one of 30 girls trying out for 12 positions on the cheer-leading team.  What is the probability that Monique will make the tam?  Write the answer in its lowest term.
Story Problems

04/19/15

Story Problem

Mr. Smith drove 23.4 kilometers to the airport? The trip from Long Island to New Providence was 240 kilometers. His taxi ride to his son's house was 2.7 kilometers. How many kilometers did Mr.... more
Story Problems

04/15/15

how many codes are possible?

The code to your system is made up of any 4 numerals, 0 through 9. Each number may be used only once. How many different codes are possible for the system?
Story Problems Probability Permutations

04/15/15

What is the probability that both balls are red given that the first ball you drew was red?

Assume that each bag contains 5 balls. Bag a contains 3 red and 2 white, while bag b contains 1 red, 3 white, and 1 blue. You randomly select one ball from bag a, note the color, and place the ball... more
Story Problems Probability Sets

04/10/15

What is the probability that the business makes a profit in exactly two of its first three years?

Assume that the business makes a profit with probability 0.3 in the first year. For each year thereafter, the business makes a profit with probability 0.6 if it made a profit in the previous year,... more
Story Problems

04/05/15

Determine the length and width of a rectangle with a perimeter of 46 inches and a diagonal of 17 inches.

Determine the length and width of a rectangle with a perimeter of 46 inches and a diagonal of 17 inches.
Story Problems Probability Sets

04/02/15

What is the probability that exactly one blue ball is chosen?

Assume that you have 5 red balls and 6 blue balls from which randomly to select two without replacement.(1) What is the probability that exactly one blue ball is chosen? (2) What is the probability... more
Story Problems Probability Sets

04/02/15

What is the probability of neither being red given that neither is blue?

For this problem, assume the box contains 3 red balls, 5 blue balls, and 8 white balls, and that we choose two balls at random from the box.What is the probability of neither being red given that... more
Story Problems Probability Fractions

04/01/15

If the student plans to go to medical school, what is the probability that he is a freshman?

Assume that the class consists of 40 percent freshmen, 15 percent sophomores, 10 percent juniors, and 35 percent seniors. Assume further that 50 percent of the freshmen, 35 percent of the... more
Story Problems Probability Fractions

04/01/15

What is the probability that both balls are red given that the first ball you drew was red?

Assume that each bag contains 5 balls. Bag a contains 4 red and 1 white, while bag b contains 1 red, 1 white, and 3 blue. You randomly select one ball from bag a, note the color, and place the ball... more
Story Problems Probability Sets

03/25/15

What is the probability that the second ball drawn is yellow?

Assume that the box contains 12 balls: 3 red, 4 blue, and 5 yellow. As in the text, you draw one ball, note its color, and if it is yellow replace it. If it is not yellow you do not replace it. You... more
Story Problems Probability Sets

03/25/15

What is the probability that the business makes a profit in exactly two of its first three years?

Assume that the business makes a profit with probability 0.2 in the first year. For each year thereafter, the business makes a profit with probability 0.7 if it made a profit in the previous year,... more
Story Problems Probability Math Help

03/25/15

What is the probability that a randomly selected car has a CD player?

Assume that the fleet consists of 35 percent Lexus, 45 percent Infinity, and 20 percent Mercedes automobiles. 75 percent of the Lexus cars, 90 percent of the Infinities, and 40 percent of the... more
Story Problems

03/22/15

need help solving story problem

a man wishes to put a around a rectangular field and then subdivide the field into 3 smaller rectangular plots by placing two fences parallel to one of the sides.  If he only has 3000 feet of... more
Story Problems

03/09/15

Anaja buys a magazine and a pizza. She spends $9.75. The pizza costs twice as much as the magazine. How much does the pizza cost?

Please assist us with this problem. We are not sure how to solve this problem.   Thanks,
Story Problems

03/03/15

how many wins and loses did the team have

 A minor team league baseball team plays 88 games in a season.if the team won 13 more than twice as many games as they lost how many wins and loses did the team have

02/26/15

What is the probability that 3 cans of regular cola are selected?

randomly selecting 3 cans of regular and diet cola, but assume that there are 5 cans of regular cola and 8 cans of diet cola. (1) What is the probability that 3 cans of regular cola are selected? ... more
Story Problems

02/18/15

There were 385 tickets purchased for a baseball game. The lower box $12.50 and the upper 10.00. The total amount of money spent was $4547.50. how many of each?

How many lower box tickets were purchased?   How many upper box tickets were purchased?
Story Problems Probability Math Help

02/18/15

How many different answer sheets can be submitted?

For this problem, assume the test had 7 true-false questions and 7 multiple-choice questions, and that each multiple-choice question had 5 choices.
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