6,350 Answered Questions for the topic Word Problem

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

11/02/12

When will the hare catch the tortoise?

a hare runs 50 ft/sec and a tortoise who is 1000 ft ahead of the hare runs 0.25 ft/sec. Assuming they both start at time t=0, what will be the value of t when the hare finally catches up?

11/01/12

How many pints can bottle A hold when full?

Bottle A is four-fifths full of water. Bottle B will hold 16 pints of water. When the contents of bottle A are poured into bottle B , bottle B is three-fourths full of water. How many pints does... more

11/01/12

A is half of B and B is half of C. If the average of A,B,C, is 70, find the value of A.

A is half of B and B is half of C. If the average of A,B, and C is 70, find the value of A.  

11/01/12

I have a algebra homework question i cant figure out.

a square and rectangle both with equal area. one side of the rectangle is 3 ft shorter than the square and the other side is 4 ft longer than the square. find the length of one side of the rectangle

11/01/12

i need help with a word problem

my word problem is the only one i have not been able to answer. It reads- A square and a rectangle have the same area. One side of the rectangle is 3 feet shorter than the square while the other... more

10/29/12

A machine in a soft drink bottling factory caps 3 bottles per second. How many bottles can it cap in 15 hours?

How do I solve this type of question?  

10/29/12

A privet jet flies the same distance in 6 hours that a commercial jet flies in two and a half hours. if the speed of the commercial jet was 75 mph less than thr

A privet jet flies the same distance in 6 hours that a commercial jet flies in two and a half hours. if the speed of the commercial jet was 75 mph less than three times the speed of the private... more

10/26/12

chiara has 3 balls more than francesca. marco has 7balls more than chiara. if there are 46 balls how many each of them?

chiara has 3 balls more than francesca. marco has 7balls more than chiara. if there are 46 balls how many each of them?

10/25/12

does from mean subtract

Victor is building a set of stairs. The board he is cutting to make the steps is 12 ft long. Each step is 3 1/2 feet long. How many complete steps can he make from th 12 ft board? Does the word... more

10/21/12

Lauren’s age is 2/3 of kylie’s age. Twelve years ago, Lauren’s age was half of Kylie’s age. How old is Lauren now?

Lauren’s age is 2/3 of kylie’s age. Twelve years ago, Lauren’s age was half of Kylie’s age. How old is Lauren now?

10/20/12

maturity value/ please help.........

May. 15, 2010, Leven Corp. negotiated a short-term loan of $703,000. The loan is due Oct. 13, 2010, and carries a 7.04% interest rate. Use ordinary interest to calculate the interest. What is the... more

10/17/12

a group of students washed cars to raise money... WORD PROBLEM

A group of students washed cars to raise money. The net amount A, in dollars, raised by washing K cars is given by the function A(K)=4K-30. If the group washed 15 cars, what is the net amount they... more

10/04/12

How do you solve a problem dealing with miles and time, trying to creat a x and y chart??

For example: A girl was driving about 66 miles. She startd at 2:48 and she wanted to get to the airport about 4:00 pm. How long will it take her??

10/04/12

How do I solve?

With 4 days left in the mountain bug collecting contest, Mindy has caught 15 fewer bugs than Linda. If Mindy is to win the contest by collecting more bugs than Linda, at least how many bugs per day... more

10/03/12

If a CD costs 12.00 and its sales tax is 7.5% then what is its total price

This is a sales tax problem.

10/02/12

Gab sold 65 tickets. Gab sold 25 less than two times Pat sold. Pat sold 30 more than joe. How many ticket did they sell?

Gab sold 65 tickets. Gab sold 25 less than two times Pat sold. Pat sold 30 more than joe. How many ticket did they sell?

09/26/12

I am trying to build and solve and equation from a word problem.

Brian is 48 and Meagan is 24.  At some point during their lives Brian will be three times older than Meagan.  Write an equation which models how old in years both Brian and meagan will be when... more

09/24/12

algebra equation from word problem

first train leaves station going 60 mph. 30 minutes later, 2nd train leaves same station going 72 mph. what is equation that tells us how long before 2nd train catches up with 1st train?  We know... more

09/18/12

traingle has perimeter of 35 inches. The length

story problem - P = A +b+c  P=35 A= length of B times2 C= A + 5 I have the answers but dont know how to work the equation. 35= 12+6+17

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