6,608 Answered Questions for the topic Word Problem

Word Problem Geometry Perimeter

01/22/13

Two word problems (geometry), one on peremeter and the other one about a triangle.

Two word problems I think I solved, but I do not have an example. If the width of paper is x inches and its length is 3 more than twice the width, express the perimeter as an expression in... more
Word Problem Algebra Question

01/22/13

A car goes 900 miles in 16 hours how long does it take to go 400 miles?

How much does it take to go 400 miles?
Word Problem Inequalities

01/21/13

How many programs must the club sell to make at least $200 profit?

The booster club sells programs for $1 each. The costs to make the programs are $60 for layout plus .20 for printing each program. If they print 400 programs, how many programs must the club sell... more
Word Problem

01/21/13

Ryan and 4 friends want to play a game. If only 3 people may play at a time, how many different combinations of 3 players are possible?

Ryan and 4 friends want to play a game. If only 3 people may play at a time, how many different combinations of 3 players are possible?
Word Problem Math System Of Equations

01/21/13

System of equations

You are selling tickets for a high school concert. Student tickets cost four dollars dollars and general admission tickets cost six dollars. You sell 450 tickets and collect $2340. How many of each... more
Word Problem Math

01/21/13

36 vehicles rented in one day cars cost $40, vans cost $60.total money recieved for day $1700 how many of each vehicle used

36 vehicles rented in one day rental for car $40 per day rental for van $60 per day total income 1700 day how many of each vehicle used  
Word Problem

01/21/13

word problem:

Word problem:. Find the height of each building if Jefferson Square Tower is twice as tall as Lincoln Galleria and Washington Center is 120 feet taller than Lincoln Galleria. Total height 1800.... more
Word Problem Sat Math

01/19/13

Tom, Dick and Harry paid $120 total for dinner

If Tom had $100, Dick had $60 and Harry had $40 if the ratio of cash held to cash paid was the same. What was the difference between Tom and Harry's contribution?
Word Problem Math Help

01/18/13

it takes bill 4hrs to make a ball and igor 12hours,how long if they work together will it take to create one ball

it takes bill 4hrs to make a ball and igor 12hours,how long if they work together will it take to create one ball
Word Problem Algebra 1

01/17/13

If 2652 people out of 100,000 people were killed in 2003, how many were killed in 2000? The answer is 25% more than the amount killed in 2003.

If 2652 people out of 100,000 people were killed in 2003, how many were killed in 2000? The answer is 25% more than the amount killed in 2003.
Word Problem Math

01/16/13

5 years ago Gita was three times the age of his cousin Dilip. If Dilip is 8 years younger than Gita. How old is Gita now?

5 years ago Gita was three times the age of his cousin Dilip. If Dilip is 8 years younger than Gita. How old is Gita now?
Word Problem

01/16/13

pre - alegbra12000 gals of water leaking at a rate of 3 gals per min how much time expires before half the water is lost. HELP

I know that half is at 6000 gal, but I am having a lapse on how to figure out the minutes that have lapsed.
Word Problem Percentage

01/16/13

A solution of 68% alcohol is to be mixed with a solution of 22% alcohol to form 460 liters of a 61% solution. How many liters of the 68% solution must be used?

would it be A. 413 Liters   B. 380 liters   c. 390 liters  D. 166 liters
Word Problem Math

01/15/13

algebra help

In certain deep parts of oceans, the pressure of sea water, P, in pounds per square foot, at a depth of d feet below the surface, is given by the following equation: P = 14 + (4 d)/11 If a... more
Word Problem Math

01/09/13

Substitution

If tickets to a movie cost$7.25 for adults and $5.50 for students. A group of friends purchased 8 tickets for $52.75. What would be an equation to represent this equation? How many adult tickets... more
Word Problem Algebra 1

01/09/13

Could someone tell me if this is correct?

J is filling his gas tank.  After 10 seconds, his gas tank has 5 gallons in it.  After 25 seconds, his tank has 9.5 gallons. Suppose the amount of gas in the tank depends linearly on time. Write... more
Word Problem Algebra 1

01/08/13

Algebra word problems

J is driving to Woods.  The graph representing his distance d from Woods in miles and the number of hours h he drives has a slope 50 and h-intercept 800.  What is J's average speed and how far from... more
Word Problem Math

01/08/13

drew is 3yrs younger than his brother jimmy the sum of the brothers ages is 21

have to use variables
Word Problem

01/06/13

A summer pass costs $18. Jim saved $12. Which fraction of the swimming pass does Jim still need?

how do i go about answering this question ? I know the asnwer is 1/3, but how do i get that and not 1/6  
Word Problem Algebra

01/04/13

algebra help

A distributor needs to mix a 20% fat-content chocolate with a 40% chocolate to create 200 kilograms of a 37% chocolate. How manA candy distributor needs to mix a 20% fat-content chocolate with a... more
Word Problem

01/04/13

At what speeds are the two trains traveling?he northbound train travels 12 miles per hour faster than the southbound train. After 2.5 hours, they are 330 miles

A northbound train and a southbound train meet each other on parallel tracks heading in opposite directions. The northbound train travels 12 miles per hour faster than the southbound train. After... more
Word Problem

12/21/12

Burning Calories An athlete burns 9 calories per

Burning Calories An athlete burns 9 calories perminute on a stationary bicycle and 11 calories per minute on a stair climber. In a 60-minute workout the athlete burns 590 calories. How many... more
Word Problem Fraction

12/20/12

Word Problem

Penny sells shoes at the local store and recently set up a display to help sell shoes. One third of the shoes in the display are high-tops. One third of the shoes are boots, and one sixth of the... more

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