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220 Answered Questions for the topic Story Problems

Story Problems Math Probability

02/18/15

How many ways can you pick the cars so not all are the same size?

For this problem, assume that you are to pick 3 cars from the motor pool, which contains 8 subcompact cars, 8 compact cars, and 5 midsize cars.
Story Problems Probability Multiplying

02/18/15

(1) How many different casts are there? (2) How many of these casts include Sally?

involving the casting of a play in a community theater. Assume that there are 8 unfilled roles: 3 male and 5 female. There are 6 men and 9 women, including Sally, auditioning for a part in the play.
Story Problems Linear Equations

02/11/15

Solving value mixture problem using a linear equation

At the city museum, child admission is $6.30 and adult admission is $9.50. On Wednesday 176 tickets were sold for a total sales of $1355.20. How many child tickets were sold that day?
Story Problems

02/04/15

What are the dimensions of a lake?

An artificial lake is in the shape of a rectangule and has an area of 9/20 square mile. The width of the lake is 1/5 the length of the lake. What are the dimensions of the lake?
Story Problems Algebra

01/26/15

Story problem

Randall is 6 years older than Amy. In 7 years the sum of their ages will be 46. How old is Randall now?
Story Problems

01/26/15

Story problem

Two trucks head toward each other from opposite ends of a freeway 402 kilometers long. If the speed of the first truck is 68 kilometers per hour and the speed of the second truck is 66 kilometers... more
Story Problems

01/26/15

Sttory problem

A cash register contains only five dollar and ten dollar bills. It contains twice as many five's as ten's and the total amount of money in the cash register is 620 dollars. How many ten's are in... more
Story Problems

01/12/15

In a parking lot, some cars have 1 spare tire and others have no spare tires. All together, there are 43 tires and 9 cars. How many cars have a spare tire?

In a parking lot, some cars have 1 spare tire and others have no spare tires. All together, there are 43 tires and 9 cars. How many cars have a spare tire?
Story Problems

12/09/14

A triangular frame has an area of 36m^2, The height of the frame is 1m longer than the base. FInd the height and length of the base,

I dont know how to solve it, if you can do it, please respond back with help... Thanks!
Story Problems Fraction

12/04/14

Story problem

Ms. Smith rode the bus 720 miles in 3 days. On the first day she traveled three times as far as she did on the second day. On the third day she traveled twice a far as she did on the second day.... more
Story Problems

11/26/14

Dave has 146 stamps. He has 138 fewer stamps then Joe. How many stamps do they have in all?

Dave has 146 stamps. He has 138 fewer stamps then Joe. How many stamps do they have in all?
Story Problems

11/20/14

read half a book, if i read 84 more pages i will be 2/3 way through book, How many pages is book?

read half a book, if i read 84 more pages i will be 2/3 way through book, How many pages is book?
Story Problems

11/20/14

story problem

tom says i am half way through reading my book, if i read 84 more pages I will 2/3 way through the book, how many pages are in the book
Story Problems Word Problems Logic Problems

11/18/14

Guess and check math problems?

1. Plato has 58 coins in nickels, dimes, and quarters, The number of nickels is three less than twice the number of dimes. The total value of the coins is $7.40. How many of each type of coin did... more
Story Problems

11/16/14

At the book exchange, all paperbacks sell for one price and all hardbacks sell for another price...

I don't know how to set up this equation, I'm sure I could solve it I just need some direction :( I know that I have to probably make 2 equations to figure out the information for Todd but I don't... more
Story Problems

10/07/14

story problem

An investment club used funds totaling $250,000 to invest in a bio-tech company and in an ethanol plant, with hopes of earning 11% and 15% annual simple interest, respectively. Their hunch paid... more
Story Problems Interest Story Problem

10/05/14

interest story problem

the annual interest on a $19000 investment exceeds the interest earned on a $13000 investment by $534. The $19000 is invested at a 0.6% higher rate of interest than the $13000. What is the interest... more
Story Problems Money

09/30/14

Story Problem

The newspaper carrier has 2.70 in change. He has 3 more quarters than dimes but 3 times as many nickels as quarters. How many coins of each type does he have?
Story Problems

09/28/14

How many days will one person be in the classroom?

There are 252 days in the classroom which must be taught. One person can teach 12 classroom days in a row then must take 8 classroom days off. How many days will one person be in the classroom?
Story Problems

09/17/14

Question is in description

A couple does not wish to spend more than $50 for dinner at a restaurant. If a sales tax of 7% is added to the bill and they plan to tip 15% after the tax has been added, what is the most they can... more

09/03/14

Math story problem (PLEASE solve IMMEDIATELY)

The selling of a television in a retail store is 66 dollars less than 3 times the wholesale price. If the selling price of a television is 899 dollars, write and solve an equation to find the the... more
Story Problems Algebra 1

09/03/14

Instructions: Define a variable and write an equation for each situation. Then solve. (PLEASE solve IMMEDIATELY)

Chip earns a base salary of 500 dollars  per month as a salesman. In addition to the salary, he earns 90 dollars per product that he sells. If his goal is to earn 5000 dollars per month, how many... more
Story Problems Algebra 1

09/02/14

Story Problem (PLEASE ANSWER IMMEDIATELY)

A community center is serving a free meal to senior citizens. The center plans to feed 700 people in 4 hours. A. Write and solve an equation to find the average number of people the center is... more
Story Problems Algebra 1

09/02/14

Solve problem (its due tomorrow so this one has to be quick)

Susans cell phone allows her to use 950 minutes per month with no additional charge. She has 188 minutes left for this month. How many minutes has she already used this month?
Story Problems Calculus

08/21/14

Story Problem for Calculus

A ball is thrown in the air.  The height of the ball is given by the equation h(t)=-16t^2+30t, where t is the time in seconds.  How long will it take for the ball to hit the ground, h(t)=0, rounded... more
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