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May 25, 2013

# Posts by Chrissy

Total # Posts: 218

arithmetics
hello can someone help me understand these questions? It's for a test that has arithmetic questions on it and Im trying to study them but I cant do that unless I actually know how to do them. #5 A carpenter needs 4 boards, each 2 feet 9 inches long. If wood is sold only by...

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I have a bunch of questions i hope someone could help me with? #1 what is the fifth term in this series? 4 1/2; 8 3/4; 13; 17 1/4 ? I know it is 21 1/2... but how to i figure that? #2 a manufacturer has 3,375 yards of material on hand. If the average dress takes 3 3/8 yards of...

one more
Im sorry i have one more a skier started a fire in the firplace. each log she put on burned for a half hour if she started with a supply of 10 logs for how many hours could the fire burn? how do i make that into a problem? never mind it is so obvious. Thanks everyone for helpi...

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why do you times 8.6x1.5x8? where does the 8 come from? You said the employee worked 48 hours in a week, right? 40 hours were paid at his regular rate (\$8.60/hour or 8.6), and the extra 8 hours (overtime) were paid at time and a half (8.6 x 1.5). Once you know what the overtim...

arithmetic
ok I dont know how to multiply 600x3/8 then subtract it. Could you please show me how. That math place doesnt realy help me. I get 1800/4800 right?? how do i break it down without it taking forever? http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1185664724.1185669166 Basically, you mult...

arithmetic
The wage rate in a certain trade is \$8.60 and hour for a 40 hour work week and 1 1/2 times the base pay for overtime. An employee who works 48 hours in a week earns? The employee's gross pay (before taxes and other deductions): 8.6 x 40 = a 8.6 x 1.5 x 8 = b a + b = your a...

arithmetic
a stock clerk had 600 pads on hand. He then issued 3/8 of his supply of pads to division X,1/4 to division Y and 1/6 to division Z. The number of pads remaining in stock is? I dont get how to solve this problem. In arithmetic problems, the word "of" indicates that yo...

aritmetics
how do you figure two thirds of 36 is 24? please tell me! I know its simple This is the easy way to figure it. Divide 36 into 3 equal parts. The three is the bottom number. To SEE this , use dried peas or blocks. Now, put two of the parts together... The 2 is the top number. T...

economics
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card? The good: Don't need to cary cash. Can buy needed goods on credit when you otherwise wouldn't be able to. The bad: Usually you pay high interest until the balance is zero. Most people are in debt up to t...

algebra
the area of a square garden in square feet is 49x^%2-14x+1. Find the dimensions of the garden in terms of x. Factor 49x2 -14x + 1, it should be a perfect square.

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