The length of the tropical year us 365.24220 days, as compared to the length of 365.2425 days used by the Gregorian calendar. How many years will it take for this difference to amount to 8 days? Round to the nearest year.
May 7, 2014
A temperature measurement from earths stratosphere is taken as -70 degree Fahrenheit. The temperature on the earths surface below is found to be 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Find the difference between the surface temperature reading and the stratosphere temperature reading.
May 7, 2014
a case of diet cola costs $7.23. If there are 24 cans in a case, find the cost per can. Round to the nearest cent. then find the number of cans you can buy per $1. Round to the nearest ten. Which number is more useful? why?
May 4, 2014
An investor invested a total of $1400 in two mutual funds. One fund earned a 6% profit while the other earned a 2% profit. If the investor's total profit was $72, how much was invested in each mutual fund?
September 30, 2012
Mariko walks into her dark room to pull socks out of the dresser. If she has 5 pairs of white socks, 3 pairs of blue socks, and 4 pairs of pink socks that are single (not matched up), how many socks does she need to pull out to make sure she ends up with 1 matching pair?
January 24, 2012
Triangle ABC is circumscribed about circle O and D,E, and F are points of tangency. If AD= 5, EB= 5 and CF= 10, find the lengths of the sides of the triangle and show that the triangle is isosceles
May 12, 2011
I have to write an essay about if I think Columbus Day should be celebrated or not. I have decided to take the approach talking about how he really wasn't the first to discover America, unlike kids are taught in elementary school. The problem is, who really was the first ...
September 28, 2009
Suppose you toss a coin and it you win a dollar if it comes up heads. If it comes up tails you toss the coin again. This time you get two dollars if it is heads. If it is tails you toss it again. This time you win four dollars if it is heads, but if it is tails you toss it ...
October 31, 2008