Tuesday

March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015

Posted by **anthony** on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 10:38pm.

- Math -
**MattsRiceBowl**, Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11:28pmStart with Melanie. She can paint 100 square feet in four hours. So in 6 hours, she can paint 150 square feet. This is because she is painting a total of 6 hours. In 4 hours, she did 100 square feet. 6-4 = 2 hours left.

Those 2 hours are HALF of the 4 hours.

So in 2 hours, she can paint HALF of the 100 square feet.

100/2 = 50 more square feet.

So Melanie can paint 150 square feet in that time. Can you figure out how much James can paint? Then add them together?

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

pre-algebra - You want to paint a wall that is 8 3/4 feet high and 11 1/4 feet ...

math - If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house ...

math - If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house ...

math - I have trouble solving word problems. Can you help me solve this problem...

ALgebra word problem - susan can paint a chair in 3 hours. jerry can paint in ...

Algebra - Edie can paint a wall in 3 hours. Dan can paint the same wall in 6 ...

Intermediate Algebra - Joe can paint a room in 6 hours while Sue can paint the ...

Math - If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house ...

Math - Michael is painting a wall that is 16 feet long and 4 feet high. One ...

Math - A painter can paint a racquetball court in 8 hours. His assistant needs ...