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12/05/12

linear systems and problem solving

you designed one row in your garden to broccoli and pea plants. Each broccoli plant needs 12 inches of space and each pea plant needs 6 inches of space. The row is 10 feet (120 inches) long. If you... more

12/02/12

there are 4 beans in a jar each day Kimmy adds 3 beans fill in the table to show how many beans are in the jar for each of the first 5 days

i need the anwser because i will get in big trouble before i get in trouble tell me the anwser so i will not go to recces in till the rest my life

11/29/12

There are twice as many cats than dogs and the total of both animals is 21

Need help with this simple equation, not so simple to me tonight ;(

11/29/12

graphing equations in slope intercept form

this is the question.  if from 2002 to 2005 renewable energy increased on average 0.17 quadrillionbtus per year. about 6.07 quadrillion btus produced in 2002. need to write equation in slope... more

11/29/12

what is 7/10ths of 28

the question is there are 28 boys in a marching band and they make up 7/10 of the band, what fraction are girls  

11/28/12

Twelve students were absent this is 1/10 of the class how many students are in the class

This is a fifth grade class

11/27/12

Marbles in a cup question

there are two blue marbles in one cup. two red marbles in second and one blue one red marble in a third cup. the three cups are labeled blue-blue, red-red, and blue-red. none of these labels... more

11/25/12

the total number of points scored in a basketball game was 110. The home team scored 77. What percentage of the points were scored by the home team

Percentages. what is the percentage the home team got if they scored 77 shots out of 110 possible points

11/25/12

8 pipes can fill a tank in 27 minutes. How long will it take to fill the tank if 2 pipes go out of order?

 I need the answer in minutes, hours, etc and need the steps too.

11/23/12

ploddie: d= 2.4+0.75t quaddie: d= .2t(t-5.1) Cubie: d= .2t(t-5)(t-9.1)

three tortoises are running a 10 meter race. Each runner has her/his own function for the race: (functions above) create a graph and table of the race. determine who is winner ans the runner up.... more

11/22/12

determine the minimum furnace output for a 1900-ft2 modern house.solve for a. That is b =30a fora

The formula b=30a for furnace output is used in New england to estimate the minimum furnace output b in btus for a midern house with a square feet of flooring.

11/20/12

Writing expressions

The average # of tea drinkers in the year 2000 was 12.5 million and the average # of coffee drinkers was 16 million.  During the next 3 years, the # of tea drinkers would increase an average of 5... more

11/19/12

1,000 cars in the parking lot are surveyed and the average or mean mileage is 30,000 on those cars. If the standard deviation is 5,000, how many cars would fall

1,000 cars in the parking lot are surveyed and the average or mean mileage is 30,000 on those cars. If the standard deviation is 5,000, how many cars would fall in the range of mileage of 25,000 to... more

11/19/12

can someone help me with a homework problem?

A pond is being dug according to plans that have a scale of 1 in= 6.5 ft the maximum distance across the pond is 9.75 inches on the plans. what will be the actual maximum distance across the pond?

11/18/12

How to solve this word problem with an equation?

During an evening out, Dean paid a cab driver $20. He then spent $25 on dinner and half of his remaining money on a painting. He brought an umbrella fro $23.75 and had $42.15 left. How much money... more

11/18/12

need help with science

a police officer is chasing a purse snacher down a street the thief starts 9 meters ahead of officer and can run 20meters in 4 seconds the police offocer can run 32 meters in 4 seconds how long... more

11/13/12

The cheerleaders are making a rectangular banner for a football game. The length of the banner is 30ft. The cheerleaders can use no more than 96 ft of trim arou

The cheerleaders are making a rectangular banner for a football game. The length of the banner is 30ft. The cheerleaders can use no more than 96 ft of trim around the outside of the banner. Whst... more

11/09/12

An ad for steel-belted radial tiers promises 18% better gas mileage. Tom's SUV has gotten 20.5 miles per gallon in the past.

what mileage can he expect after the new tire installed

11/07/12

word problem

At a pet hotel there are nightly loding rates. For small dogs $21, $26 for medium dogs, $31 for large dogs, and $14 for cats.  One night there were 31 guest.  The guest included twice as many... more

11/05/12

How to write it out in Expression with parentheses

Challenge:  Allison buys 16 treats for her pet bird and 8 treats for her fish.  Hansen buys 6 treats for his pet cat and 14 treats are packd in each of 4 containers.  How many more treats does... more

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