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I took the exam at Irvine Valley College.
Unlike most schools, whose administrators post classroom assignments on a billboard, IVC showed up around 8:15, had students stand in the quad, and verbally had students split into separate groups like cattle. Then students ended up having to walk down a confusing pathway to a classroom, where we had to have our IDs checked...
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need to use a system of equations

Ellen's Rules for Effective Time Management, Part 2
3. Know when it’s time to take breaks.
Spending a good chunk of time on one subject is good; it helps you settle into a rhythm and lets your brain get into the correct frame of reference for the subject. But there exists a horizon beyond which no progress can or will be made. It’s the point at which your brain has become over-saturated...
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A dealer sold two cars, each for $1,200. From one car he realized a profit of 25% of his cost. From the other he suffered a loss of 25% of his cost. Determine his overall gain or loss as a result...

Hi,i would like to know about tricks in SAT mathmatics test.
I always can't figure out this questions -> that problem expressed in words or table chart question.
Thank...

A)570
B)513
C)214
D)155

hey I don't have idea how to calculate this problem.
please give me an advice.
kx-3y=4
4x-5y=7
x and y are variables,k is a constant .
For what value of k will system of equations...

I mentioned this problem from one of my earliest blog posts with one of my students last week, so I thought I'd bring it back as this week's Math Journey. Enjoy!
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The SAT messes with your head. Don't feel embarrassed, it messes with everyone's head. It's designed to. The SAT is a test of your critical reasoning skills, meaning it's actually far more about logic...
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A landscaper is designing a rectangular fountain with a 4-foot-wide path around it. The equation A = 4p + 64 will relate the area A, in square feet, of the path to the perimeter p, in feet, of...

A value added to a variation that is proportional, is known as a/an _______.
A. extra
B. addend
C. constant
D. subtend

In the equation y = kx, k represents the ____________________.
A. constant of change
B. variability quotient
C. scalar
D. constant of variation

A teacher’s salary is modeled by the equation an=48,000(1.0325)t−1 where t represents years of experience. How much should this teacher expect to pay in their 5th year of teaching?
A. $52,833...

y = x2-2x+1
y = -2x + 13/4
If the point (x,y) is a solution to the system of equations above in which x>0, what is the value of y?

Given that x < 0, which of the following is equivalent to the epxression ((1/(x-1)+(1/(x-2))/(4x-6)?
A. 1/(2x2-6x+4)
B. 2/(x2-3x+2)
C. (8x2-24x+18)/(x2-3x+2)
D...

The expression (5x-2)/(x+3) is equivalent to which of the following?
A. (5-2)/3
B. 5 - (2/3)
C. 5 - (2/(x+3))
D. 5 - (17/(x+3))

What is the sum of all values of m that satisfy 2m2 - 16m + 8 = 0?

R = F /N + F
A website uses the formula above to calculate a seller's rating, R, based on the number of favorable reviews, F, and unfavorable reviews, N...

If (cos x)(sin x) = .2, what is the value of (cos x + sin x)2 ?

If m and n are integers such that m2+n2=40 and m< 0 < n, what is the value of (m+n)2?

If cos x = a, where π/2 < x < π and cos y = -a, then which of the following could be the value of y?