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arithmetic
find the APR to the nearest half percent, for the following data. purchase price $3500, down payment $500, add-on interest rate 7%, # of payments 18
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 6:35pm

Algebra
Alan and Bob are playing with numbers. Starting with the number n=1 they take turns performing arithmetic manipulations with n. Alan goes first and always multiplies n by 3. Bob adds 1 or 2 to the number n, depending on a coin toss. A number is called reachable, if it can ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 4:53pm

Algebra
Alan and Bob are playing with numbers. Starting with the number n=1 they take turns performing arithmetic manipulations with n. Alan goes first and always multiplies n by 3. Bob adds 1 or 2 to the number n, depending on a coin toss. A number is called reachable, if it can ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:26am

MATH
An arithmetic student needs at least a 70% average to receive credit for the course. If she scored 86%, 77%, and 64% on the first three exams, what is the lowest score she can get on the fourth exam to receive credit for the course?
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 9:23pm

maths-ARITHMETIC PROGRESSIONS
A person buys a refrigerator for rupees 12000. He pays rupees 6000 in cash and agrees to pay the balance in 12 annual instalments of rupees 500 each. If the rate of interest is 12% and he pays it with instalments on the unpaid amount, how much did the refrigerator cost him
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 2:29am

math
Find the arithmetic sequence if the fourth term is -6 and the eleventh term is -34
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:15pm

Arithmetic
three numbers in an arithmetic sequence sum up to six. if you add 1 to the first number, 2 to the second number, and 5 to the third number, what are the orginal three numbers?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:49am

invest
You budget $100 for parking each month. Each day you use the downtown parking lot, it costs you $5. Write a rule to represent the amountof money left in your monthly budget as an arithmetic sequence. How much money is left in your budget after you have used the downtown ...
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 10:05pm

Algebra
invest $ 3000 and save $100 each month. Write a rule to represent the total amount of money invest into your account as arithmetic sequence. How much money will you have invested after 12 month?
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 9:31pm

math
what formula use in solving or finding for the 9th term of a number in arithmetic series and sequences?
Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 6:48am

math
what method i need to use in solving arithmetic and geometric sequences and series?
Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 6:44am

arithmetic
The city counsel is trying to buy fencing the size of 740 meters. One fencing company is offering $24.75 per meter another is offering $225 per decameter. Which is the better buy???
Friday, February 15, 2013 at 1:56pm

algebra
Robin bought a computer for $1,250. It will depreciate, or decrease in value, by 10% each year that she owns it. a) Is the sequence formed by the value at the beginning of each year arithmetic, geometric, or neither? Explain. b) Write an explicit formula to represent the ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 5:34pm

maths
what is a simple definition of consumer arithmetic for a 7th grader
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:20pm

algebra
I have 3 questions I need help with. 1) what is the 15th term of the sequence 81,27,9,... 2) what is a possible value for the missing term of the geometric sequence 39,_,975,_ 3) what is the sum of the finite arithmetic series (-5)+0+5+10+..+65
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:29am

Math (Pre-Cal)
There is exactly one triangle the length of whose sides are integers in arithmetic progression and whose area is 156 square units. Find the perimeter of this triangle.
Monday, February 11, 2013 at 7:57pm

arithmetic
A group of friends are planning a road trip. If they all contributed $24, then they would be $6 short of the total. If they all contributed $25, then they would have $3 more than needed. What is the total cost of the trip?
Monday, February 11, 2013 at 11:08am

Pre-calculus
a) A particular ball always rebounds 3/5 the distance it falls. If the ball is dropped from a height of 5 meters, how far will it travel before coming to a stop? Explain the reasoning. b) Prove that if a1, a2, a3, ... is a geometric sequence,then ln(a1), ln(a2), ln(a3)... is ...
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 4:50pm

Math
The sixth term of an arithmetic progression is 265 and the sum of the first 5 terms is 1445. Find the minimum value of n so that the sum of the first n terms is negative.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:28pm

arithmetic
determine the secon termof an A.P whose sixth term is 12 and eighth term is 22?
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:48am

Mathematics
The 3rd and 8th term of an arithmetic progression A.P are -9 and 26.what their common difference nd first term?
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:51pm

arithmetic
What number is 7 more than another number their answer is 23 Find the numbers.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 8:09pm

math
the average (arithmetic mean) of a and b is 6 and the average of a, b, c is 11. What is the value of c?
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 7:53pm

Maths
1..The first 2 terms of a geometric progression are the same as the first two terms of an arithmetic progression.The first term is 12 and is greater than the second term.The sum of the first 3 terms od the arithmetic progression is 4/3 less than the sum of the first 3 terms of...
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 4:35pm

Maths
Eric thinks of 2 sequences.One is geometric and the other arithmetic.Both sequences start with the number 3.The common ratio of the geometric sequence is the same as the common difference of the arithmetic sequence.If the 6-th term of the geometric sequence is 96.Find the ...
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 4:27pm

Maths
An arithmetic and a geometric sequence have the same first terms.(2)....and the same second term say X..The sum of the first 3 terms of the arithmetic sequence equals to the third term of the geometric sequence.Calculate the first 3 terms of each sequences
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:08pm

To Jessica
I have now corrected two of your replies in which you gave incorrect solutions. Unless you know what you are doing, please don't answer any questions dealing with topics not familiar to you . I know everybody makes mistakes, I make my share, but those are usually typos or ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:56pm

math
be found arithmetic series 3a2-a6=-a2 a3+a4=19
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 6:27pm

math
3___,___,20 (arithmetic)
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:39pm

Math
The fifth term of an arithmetic progression is three times the second term,and the third term is 10.a)What is the first term,b)the common difference and c)the 15th term?
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 1:17pm

Math PLEASE
It's about arithmetic sequence . . (the sum) SOLUTION PLEASE THANK YOU SO MUCH 1. A runner begins training on July 1 by running a kilometer, and increases the length of the run by 0.2 km/day. Find the length ofthe run in July 18 . 2.Bowling pins are set up in four rows ...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:39am

Math PLEASE
It's about arithmetic sequence . . (the sum) SOLUTION PLEASE THANK YOU SO MUCH 1. A runner begins training on July 1 by running a kilometer, and increases the length of the run by 0.2 km/day. Find the length ofthe run in July 18 . 2.Bowling pins are set up in four rows ...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:27am

Math
Find the no. of terms 1. 3,5,7...33 2.-5,-1,3,...75 Solve each problem. 1. In the Arithmetic sequence 5,8,11,14.... what is n if a sub n is 32? 2.Find the sum of the first 20 terms of the arithmetic sequence -15,-7,31,43...
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 5:16am

math
The 6th term of an arithmetic sequence is x while the 11th is y find the 1st 2 terms
Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 9:04am

Algebra
Is the series 72, 48, 32,... an arithmetic or geometric series. WHat is common difference or ratio
Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 4:10pm

arithmetic
change 12/23 into a decimal to the nearest hundreth's
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 4:42pm

arithmetic
500 words / 8 minutes whats the unit rate
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:53pm

arithmetic
Using math to fine 9:20 am to 5:05 pm
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:21pm

Math
Is there a way to find the term number of a sum in an arithmetic series? Like if you had the sum of the first 12 terms in a series could you find the term value of term 12 using the sum? For example in one of my previous questions : For each series, calculate t12 and S12 a) 37...
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:57pm

Math
Determine the sum of the first 20 terms of the arithmetic sequence in which ... f) the 7th term is 43 and the 13th term is 109 I know you can make two equations : 43 = a + 6d and 109 = a + 12 d And subtract them to get d = 11 But I know there's another way to get d, that ...
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:51pm

math
term given by x+2,3x-1,and 4x-1 form an arithmetic sequence. find the value of x. i didn't get it how to start this question and how it forms arithmetic sequence?
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:58pm

Math
I'm learning series and sequences (grade 11). Please check that my steps show I understand what I'm doing/the concept and my answer as well: 5. The consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequences are 3.6, y, 8.2. Find the value of y. This seems to be a sequence question ...
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:02pm

arithmetic progression
If sum of first 21 terms of an arithmetic progression is 13 and that of first 13 terms is 21, show that sum of first 34 terms is -34 ?
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 9:28am

math
How will I know the equation of a sequence if it is not arithmetic nor geometric sequence?
Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 5:53pm

SeQuEnCeS and SeRiEs: HELP PLZ!
The first three terms of the sequence -8,x,y,72... form an arithmetic sequence, while the second, third and fourth terms form a geometric sequence. Determine x and y.
Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:19pm

Can someone help me?!
The 1st, 5th and 13th terms of an arithmetic sequence are the first three terms of a geometric sequence with a common ratio 2. If the 21st term of the arithmetic sequence is 72, calculate the sum of the first 10 terms of the geometric sequence.
Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 6:06pm

math
first term of the arithmetic sequence is 13. two other terms of the sequence are 37 and 73. common difference is consecutive terms integers. determine all possible values for 100th term.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 12:35am

math help!
the 10th term is 34 of arithmetic series and the sum of the 20th term is 710 i.e S20=710.what is the 25th term?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 11:34pm

math
the 10th term is 34 of arithmetic series and the sum of the 20th term is 710.what is the 25th term?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 11:11pm

math
t11=19 and t17=61.then what will be S12? arithmetic series question
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 6:27pm

maths-Arithmetic progression
Prove that mean of squares of first n natural numbers is (n+1)(2n+1)/6
Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 11:26am

maths-Arithmetic progression
A ladder has rungs 25 cm apart.The rungs decrease uniformly in length from 45 cm at the bottom to 25 cm at the top.If the top and the botom rungs are two nd a half metre apart, what is the length of the wood required for the rungs
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:22am

Math
Suppose the modified quota is 7.47. Fill in the blanks, and round your answers to two decimal places. (a) Find the lower quota. (b) Find the upper quota. (c) Find the arithmetic mean of the lower and upper quotas. (d) Find the geometric mean of the lower and upper quotas. (e) ...
Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 11:14pm

Alegbra
Suppose the modified quota is 2.77. Fill in the blanks, and round your answers to two decimal places. (a) Find the lower quota. (b) Find the upper quota. (c) Find the arithmetic mean of the lower and upper quotas. (d) Find the geometric mean of the lower and upper quotas. (e) ...
Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 7:14pm

Math
Suppose the modified quota is 7.47. Fill in the blanks, and round your answers to two decimal places. (a) Find the lower quota. (b) Find the upper quota. (c) Find the arithmetic mean of the lower and upper quotas. (d) Find the geometric mean of the lower and upper quotas. (e) ...
Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 6:11pm

Math *URGENT
Please give the answers and solutions for each. 1.If the second term is 2 and the seventh term of a geometric sequence is 64, find the 12th term. 2. Which term if the geometric sequence 18,54,162,486,... is 3,188,646? 3. Determine the geometric mean of 8 and 288 4.Find x if ...
Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 9:37pm

hi
What is the sixth term of the arithmetic sequence if the 10th term is 33 and the 15th term is 53.
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 6:36am

maths
the sum of first 8 terms of an arithmetic progression is 156.the ratio of its 12th term to its 68th term is 1:5.calculate the first term and the fifteenth term. please help this questions please.
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:16am

CALCULUS
The masses of 10 books are found to be in an arithmetic sequence. If their total mass is 13 kg and the lightest book has a mass of 400 grams, what is the mass of the heaviest book? 2,000 grams 2,100 grams 2,200 grams 2,300 grams 2,700 grams
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:07am

Chemistry
Use van der Waals’ equation to calculate the pressure exerted by 2.33 mol of ammo- nia at −3.7◦C in a 1.25 L container. The van der Waals’ constants for ammonia are a = 4.00 L2·atm/mol2 and b = 0.0400 L/mol. (The values for a and b have been ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:57pm

arithmetic
Write 8tenth with common fraction and decimal fraction
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 2:15pm

arithmetic
If you have 3.14 lbs of a food and it costs .88 a lbs. then how much money would that 3.14 cost?
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 5:54pm

math
What is the sum of a 22–term arithmetic sequence where the first term is 56 and the last term is –28
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:24pm

arithmetic
does -9 + 2 equal 2 + (-9)?justify your answer.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:21am

arithmetic
Amanda is making xookies for a charity event. She expects 10 people to come. She wants to have 3 cookies for each person. How can Amanda use a patter to find the product for 6 x 10?
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 7:01pm

math
Find the sum of the first 33 terms of the arithmetic sequence whose first term is 3 and whose 33rd term is -253
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 1:12pm

Algebra 2
Determine if the sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If it is arithmetic or geometric, write a rule. 4,1,0,1,4 My answer: Neither (-2)^2 (-1)^2 0^2 1^2 2^2 Is it correct?
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 4:13pm

arithmetic
If a blue box has 5 times as many marbles as a red box and the blue box has 24 more marbles than the red box how many marbles are in each box?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:47pm

Math Statistics
What is the difference between "weighted mean" and "arithmetic mean?"
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 8:23am

arithmetic
$30.00 x .6/2-$17.50=
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7:42pm

arithmetic
I am greater than 200 but less than 500. The sum of my digits is 18. the product of my tens place digit and my 100's place digit equal 20. What digit am I ???
Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 7:21pm

arithmetic
How is eight hundred twenty-six thousandths written in decimal form?
Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:23pm

arithmetic
round to the nearest hundered and add the rounded numbers:385,4012,856
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8:39am

Arithmetic Sequence
Given the third term of an arithmetic sequence less than the fourth term by three. The seventh term is two times the fifth term. Find the common difference and the first term.
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 5:31am

arithmetic
If the average of a and b is 10 and a^2 - b^2 = 80, what is the value of b?
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 7:52pm

Math (12th)
What are the next three terms of the arithmetic sequence -18, -13, -8, -3,…?
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:11pm

Math (12th)
What is the common difference in the arithmetic sequence 30, 27, 24, 21, 18, ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:11pm

Maths - Arithmetic Progression
The fourth term of an AP is 8 and the sum of the first ten terms is 40. Find the first term and the tenth term.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:25am

arithmetic
jane says that 546 can be represented by 53 tens and 16 ones. Is she correct? Elain
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 8:07pm

writing
I have been trying to work on this assignment and I am not really understanding it and I try to get help from my teacher and she keeps sending me this and telling me when I do this she will help me with the rest but I don't understand this and I have told her this and she ...
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 6:45pm

arithmetic
f(x)=x^2+4x+3=
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 1:55pm

Math SL
An Arithmetic sequence has a tenth term of 17 and a fourteenth term of 30, ind the general term PLEASE HELP!!!!
Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 6:02pm

Arithmetic Progression
In an AP the 6th term is half the 4th term and the 3rd term is 15. a. Find the fist term and the common difference. b. How many times are needed to give a sum that is less than 65?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 2:49am

Voiting and apportionment
Suppose the modified quota is 5.87. Whate is the lower quota? what is the upper quota? Find the arithmetic mean of lower and upper quotas. Find the geometric mean of upper and lower quotas.Round the given modified quota by comparing it with arithmetic mean to 2 decimal places...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:06am

arithmetic
A water tank can hold 56 1/4 litres of water .How much water is contained if it is 8/15 full?
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:19am

Precalculas
The sum of the first 30 terms of one arithmetic sequence is 300 more than the sum of the first 30 terms of another arithmetic sequence. what could the  sequences be?
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 9:08pm

Math
Identify the pattern in each arithmetic sequence and then find the missing terms. 45,38,31,24, _ ,_
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 5:45pm

arithmetic
lim x->0 (e^x^2 - 1)/(square root(1+sinx)- square root(cosx))
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 4:51pm

Math
which is the easies,t Arithmetic Series or a Geometric Series? and why?
Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 11:48pm

statistics
A source in the Internal Revenue Service has stated that historically 90% of federal tax returns filed are free of arithmetic errors. A random sample of 25 returns are selected and checked carefully for arithmetic errors. Assuming independence, find the probability that a. all...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:33pm

statistics
A source in the Internal Revenue Service has stated that historically 90% of federal tax returns filed are free of arithmetic errors. A random sample of 25 returns are selected and checked carefully for arithmetic errors. Assuming independence, find the probability that
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:36pm

Math
The height (in feet) of a small weight oscillating at the end of a spring is h(t) = 0.5 cos(2t) where t is in seconds, 0 ≤ t ≤ 5. (This is calculus. Use radians!) (a)Calculate the weight’s average velocity over the time interval 1 ≤ t ≤ 3. Show ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 1:33pm

arithmetic
a student says that 30 more seventh graders bought canned drinks than eighth graders.Describe and correct the error made in drawing this conclusion from the graph?
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 6:46pm

arithmetic
find the value of each group of base ten blocks = 100 block = 10 small block = 1 how do you figure this out?
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 11:05pm

Math
FIve players played a scored board game. If the average ( arithmetic mean) of the scores of the five players was 21, and if each person had a positive integer score, what is the greatest score any one player could have obtained? a) 33 b) 50 c) 75 d) 94 e) 101 ( please explain ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:28pm

Math
Which of the following CANNOT be the average ( arithmetic mean) of four positive even integers? a) 1 b) 2 c) 6 d) 9 e) 17 ( please explain or show work. It will help me understand it better! Thanks)
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:26pm

averages
if a<b<c<d<e<110 and the average (arithmetic mean) of a,b,c,d,e is 100 what is the lease possible value of a
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 6:41pm

Math
1)If a (theres a square)b is defined as the average of a and b, what is the value of 2 (theres a square) 4 (theres a square) 9? a) 3 b)5 c) 6 d)7.5 e) 18 2)If A=(r+s)F, what is the average of r and s when A=8 and F=2? 3) For the three numbers a,j,k, (a<j<k),the ...
Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 8:59pm

Math 126
State whether the following sequence is arithmetic,geometric,or neither. 0,1,4,9,16,25,36,...
Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 8:53pm

math
Write the first five terms of the arithmetic sequence. a1 = -37; d = 9
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 12:58pm

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