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Word Problem Math

03/07/13

How old is Samuel?

Samuel asked his friends to guess his age. He said that if you divide his age by the only even prime number and add for the result is the least common multiple of three and five. How old is Samuel?
Word Problem

03/06/13

word problem

Henry has $15,000 to invest.  He invests x dollars at 4% and the rest at 3.5%.  Suppose at the end of the year Henry has $15,575.  How much money did he start with in each account?
Word Problem Combinations

03/04/13

in how many ways can a committee of 5 be chosen from 6boys and 4girls

The committee of 5 is to be chosen from 6boys and 4girls and the committe must have exactly 2 girls
Word Problem

03/03/13

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A store is about to order deluxe, standard and economy grade DVD players for next years inventory. The state of nations economy (fate) during the year will be a factor on sales for that year.... more
Word Problem

03/01/13

if 1 chicken can lay 5 eggs, how many chickens does it take to lay 500.45 eggs?

please tell me! need the method too!!!!
Word Problem Math

02/28/13

A shop sells 1 chocolate at $1. you can exchange 3 wrappers for 1 chocolate. if you have $15, how many chocolates can you get?

please tell me the steps to solve this! i seriously appreciate your help!!
Word Problem

02/27/13

What ws the ball's intital speed?

Babe Didrikson holds the world record for the longest baseball throw (93.3m) by the woman.  For the folowing question, assume that the ball was thrown at an angle of 50 degrees above the... more
Word Problem Alegbra

02/26/13

A ketchup packet contains 3/16 ounce of ketchup. How many ketchup packets can be made using 24 ounces of ketchup?

This is really hard. I tried everything I could and I just can't figure it out.
Word Problem

02/25/13

Let x = cans of paintLet y = rollers

equation for this problem To paint his house, Samuel bought 2 cans of paint and one roller for $30. When friends came over to help, he went back to the store and bought three more cans of paint and... more
Word Problem Math

02/25/13

Use + or - Mario earned three times as much money last year as his wife Elena. The total amount that the two earned was $11,000. How much money did Elena earn?

Use + or - Mario earned three times as much money last year as his wife Elena. The total amount that the two earned was $11,000. How much money did Elena earn?
Word Problem

02/24/13

D=RT Word Problem??

jessie can weed a garden in about 30 minutes. When Norton helps her they can weed the same garden in about 20 minutes. Norton wants to know how long it would take for him to weed the garden himself.
Word Problem Math Probability

02/20/13

math probabilities

Mr.s Fedge placed 10 candy bars, 50 pieces of hard candy, and 40 pieces of gum into a large bag.  Then she pick two pieces for each student without looking and put them in smaller bags.  Find all... more
Word Problem Math

02/20/13

how much space is left on the poster.

Sienna is making a poster for science class.  The length of the poster is 2 1/2 feet and its width is 1 1/4 feet> Sienna says that she will glue pictures  on 1 3/4 of the area of the poster and... more
Word Problem Math

02/19/13

Genevieve bought 5/6kg of chestnuts. She roasted 3/10 of them. how many kg of chestnuts was not roasted?

please help. seriously helpless here!
Word Problem Math Question

02/18/13

Geometry problem involving triangles

Woody Woodpecker pecked at a 17 meter wooden pole until it cracked and the upper part fell, with the top hitting the ground 10 meters from the foot of the pole. Since the upper part had not... more
Word Problem Solving

02/17/13

FInding Per Hour: Solving

Tyler starts walking at 2 miles per hour. An hour later, Nadine starts jogging along same route at 6 miles per hour. How long will it take Nadine to catch up with Tyler?
Word Problem Math Geometry

02/16/13

two boats leave the harbor at 9:00 am. Boat A sails north at 20 km/hr. Boat B sails west at 15km/hr. 158, How far apart are the two boats at noon?

two boats leave the harbor at 9:00 am. Boat A sails north at 20 km/hr. Boat B sails west at 15km/hr. 158, How far apart are the two boats at noon?        helpppp
Word Problem

02/16/13

I have a linear question

Rob and Juanita are 7.7 miles apart.   If they walk in the same direction Rob will reach Juanita in 11 hours.  If they walk towards each other they meet in 1 hour.  What speed are they walking.
Word Problem Equation

02/14/13

Unsure how to set up an equation for a word problem.

"I cashed a check at the bank and spent $1.41 before I realized the teller had transposed the dollars with the cents. I now had exactly 5 times the value of the original check. What was the amount... more
Word Problem

02/14/13

Long Word Problem

You han an 1800 watt hair dryer that you use for an average of 10 minutes per day. Your utility company charges 12 cents per kilowatt hour of energy. How much does it cost to run the hair dryer... more
Word Problem

02/13/13

how long will it take to drive 410 miles you drive at a rate of 120 h/km and you make two different stops both of which were 15 minutes long?

how long will it take to drive 410 miles form Wolf Point to Helena given the following conditions you drive at a rate of 120 hourly and you make two different stops both of which were 15 minutes long? more
Word Problem

02/13/13

model plane is bulit to a scale of 1in:12 ft. if the model plane is 11 inches long what would be the length of the actual plane

model plane is bulit to a scale of 1in:12 ft. if the model plane is 11 inches long what would be the length of the actual
Word Problem Math

02/13/13

Melissa drove at an average speed of 45 mi/h from her home in Memphis to visit her sister

Melissa drove at an average speed of 45 mi/h from her home in Memphis to visit her sister in Atlanta. She stayed in Atlanta 10 hours, and on the trip back averaged 60 mi/h. She returned home 43... more
Word Problem Math

02/13/13

Phyllis invested 74000 dollars, a portion earning a simple interest rate of 5 percent per year

Phyllis invested 74000 dollars, a portion earning a simple interest rate of 5 percent per year and the rest earning a rate of 7 percent per year. After one year the total interest earned on these... more

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