## Word Problem Resources

Butch Err owns a feedlot on which he fattens up cattle for market by feeding them a mixture of corn and pellets. He wants to find what mixture of corn and pellets will give the minimum feasible cost...

One side of a triangle is 14 cm more than the smallest side. The third side of the triangle is 3 times as large as the smallest side. The perimeter of the triangle is 39 cm. What are the measurements...

The two midterms are worth 30% each, and the final is worth 40%. If Nicholas obtains a 70 on midterm 1 and 80 on midterm 2, what score should he receive on the final so that his average is...

Maria is driving to see her friends at SUNY Buffalo which is roughly 480 miles from SUNY Stony Brook. During the first part of the trip, Maria drives at a constant rate of speed of 60 miles...

Arianna is paid 1.5 her normal hourly rate for each hour she works over 40 hours in a week. Last week Arianna worked 50 hours and was paid \$660. What is her normal hourly rate?

A truck enters a stretch of road that drops 4 meters in elevation for every 100 meters along the length of the road. The road is at 1,300 meters elevation where the truck entered, and the truck is...

During the first part of the trip, Maria drives at a constant rate of speed of 60 miles per hour. Then, due to traffic, she slows down to 50 miles per hour for twice longer period of time as before...

1. You are the editor of your school’s yearbook. Each row of photos is 8 5/8 inches, including margins. Each photo is 1 ¼ inches wide, the space between the photos is 1/8 inch, and each margin is...

three times the sum of a number and nine is 12. find the number

james was given the job of making sure there was enough water for his family's eight cows. because a dairy cow requires 10 to 30 gallons of water each day, it wasa a vvery big job. the bucket james...

here is the real problem before i reduced it. (am new here) A cookie contains 20% of cheese. If the weight of the cookie increases by 30g without changing the amount of cheese, cheese accounts...

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