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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...
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Story Problems Calculus

08/21/14

#### Story Problem for Calculus

A woman invests a total of $20,000 in two accoutns, one paying 5% and the other paying 8% simple interest per year. Her annual interest is $1180. How much did she invest at each rate?

Story Problems

08/20/14

#### What time did Phillip leave?

It takes Phillip 15 min to get dressed and eat breakfast and 35 min to get to school. He arrived at school at 8:15 a.m. At what time did he leave?

Story Problems

07/04/14

#### 7 loaves of bread. need 50 slices. How many slices needed cut from each loaf of bread if cuts are the same number of slices from each loaf?

Hope made 7 loaves of bread for the Festival. She needs 50 slices. How many slices would she need to cut from each loaf of bread if she cuts the same number of slices from each loaf?
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Story Problems

07/01/14

#### Story Problem

A small boat traveling downstream with the current covers a distance of 3 miles in 1/3 hour. The return trip, against the current, takes 1/2 hour. Assume that the speed of the current is the same...
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Story Problems

07/01/14

#### Story Problem

A dietician is preparing a meal for a client with the following dietary needs from the meal: 581 calories, 20.24 g of fat, and 53.08 g of protein. The meal will consist of chicken, baked potatoes,...
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Story Problems

06/18/14

#### story problem

I need about 1/3 the number of tomatoes in eggplant. Knowing that I have twice as many tomatoes as zucchinis, and half as many bell peppers as eggplants. How many of each do I need?

Story Problems

06/07/14

#### Story Problem

Jane cane paint a room in a new house in 10 hours. Together with her trainee, they can paint the room 7 hours. How many hours would it take the trainee working by herself to do the job?

Story Problems

06/07/14

#### Story Problem

A Chemist needs to create a solution consisting of 90% hydrochloric acid(the other 10% is water.) How much pure acid(100% acid solution) should be mixed with 15ml of a solution with 40% acid in...
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Story Problems

06/07/14

#### Story Problem

A bank loaned out $76,000, part of it at the rate of 9% per year and the rest at the rate of 2% per year. If the total amount of interest owed to the bank at the end of one year was $5270, what was...
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Story Problems

05/04/14

#### Short Story question

A farmer has 300 feet of fencing to make a rectangular coral. What length and width will give the maximum area? What is the maximum area?

Story Problems

04/10/14

#### Trying to find out how many miles it covered each day

A hot air balloon covered 2,100 miles in 7 days. If it covered 50 miles more each day than before, how many miles did it cover each day?

Story Problems

01/10/14

#### story problem

Mrs Bruce lacks 1 year from being 5 times as old as her son. Five years from now she will lack 1 from being 3 times as old as her son will be then. Find each of their ages. I know the first...
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Story Problems

11/03/13

#### Can Anyone help me to make a story of the below words

Story 1 : Black, Yellow.Blue etc.
Story 2 : Diamond, Gold & Silver

Story Problems Equation

10/17/13

#### If I have 3 in the first group and you add 2 more each group how many will be in group 100

If I have 3 in the first group and you add 2 more each group how many will be in group 100

Story Problems

08/28/13

#### Matt is 3 time as old as Jan. In 7 years he will be twice as old as she will be then how old is each now

Matt is 3 times as old as Jan In 7 years he will be twice as old as she will be then. How old are they now

07/30/13

#### Suppose you were given $1000 from your uncle. You deposited that money in a bank and added $70 per month..

Suppose you were given $1000 from your uncle. You deposited that money in a bank and added $70 per month.
Write an equation to model how much money you have deposited after months. Let S be the...
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07/30/13

#### The population of the LessShy neighborhood has been growing steadily since 1984. In 1986, the population..

The population of the LessShy neighborhood has been growing steadily since 1984. In 1986, the population was 37200 people. In 1994, it was 42000 people.
Find an equation in the form y=mx+b where x...
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07/27/13

#### The radiator in a car is filled with a solution of 65 per cent antifreeze and 35 per cent water..

The radiator in a car is filled with a solution of 65 per cent antifreeze and 35 per cent water. The manufacturer of the antifreeze suggests that for summer driving, optimal cooling of the engine...
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Story Problems

01/27/13

#### i need help on algebra story problems

one hundred eighty-five more people work in building the ships then are in the management, accouting, fiance, and marketing. Given a total of 229 employees, find the number working in building the...
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