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1. use a graphing calculator to solve the system. Round to the nearest thousandth. 0.4x+suqare root of 2y=1 square root of 5x+0.8y=1    2. A contractor mixes concrete...

An 8 horsepower pump can fill a tank in 8 hours. A smaller, 3 horsepower pump fills the same tank in 12 hours. The pumps are used together to begin filling the tank. After four hours, the 8 horsepower...

Logan genetically engineered a new type of fir tree and a new type of pine tree. The combined height of one fir tree and one pine tree is 21 meters. Additionally, if Logan stacked 4 of his fir trees...

Elephant water tank holds 2560 gallons of water. After two weeks, zookeeper measures and finds the tank with only 1,934 gallons of water left. If the elephant drinks the same amount each day, how...

These six steps help students find a clear path toward solving word problems, and checking their answers for accuracy.  1.  Draw a picture 2.  Identify the objective -- i.e., make sure you understand the question, so you can move toward the solution 3.  Identify the available data 4.  Write an expression 5.  Solve 6. ...

Sarah took the advertising department from her company on a round trip to meet with a potential client. Including Sarah a total of 9 people took the trip. she was able to purchase coach tickets for...

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