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Word Problem Investment Rates

11/27/12

If I invested $1,000,000 some of it at 3.5% and some at 4.5% and the interest return was $39,000. How much did I invest at each rate?

.08x+.09y = 39,000 X+Y = 1,000,000 X=? Y=?
Word Problem Percentage

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
Word Problem

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.
Word Problem

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
Word Problem Algebra

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.
Word Problem Algebraic Expression

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
Word Problem Math

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
Word Problem Math Question

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?
Word Problem

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
Word Problem Math Science

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
Word Problem Inequalities

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
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
Word Problem

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
Word Problem Math Question

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
Word Problem Algebra Help

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?
Word Problem

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
Word Problem

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.  
Word Problem

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
Word Problem

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
Word Problem Alegbra

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?  
Word Problem Math

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
Word Problem Math

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?

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