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January 19, 2017
Total # Posts: 2,364

**Math**

So that is how I would interpret this then. This is my first year learning about ratios and it is kind of confusing. Thank you for your help

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

To make green paint,Jeff's art teacher instructed him to mix blue and yellow paint. To make the desired shade of green, the ratio of blue paint to yellow paint is 3:4. What does this ratio mean? My Answer: It means comparing part to part (comparing how much blue paint ...

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Let me ask you this. You said to repeat the same steps for Ren so I understand when you put 10:8:20 then I understand that you reduced 10:8:20=5:4:10 So would it be 5x:4x:10x= 19x=40 x=2.10

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

When I tried to answer this I got the following: Sinea=$3.33 was spent on souvenirs Ren=$2.50 was spent on souvenirs I do not know if I got the correct answers and am unsure how to explain why one person paid more money than the other.

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

It was as follows: Sinea=Snacks $5.00; Games $8.00; Souvenirs $12.00 Ren=Snacks $10.00; Games $8.00; and Souvenirs $20.0

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Suppose Sinea and Ren each spend $40.00 on snacks, and each person spends money using the same ratios as on their last trip. Who spends more on souvenirs? Explain. Please help me with this.

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Or Ren would spend $39.00 on souvenirs?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Actually I arrived at an answer for part a of $1.50

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

No it would be $2.50 because I just figured out how to get to that answer but part a is still confusing a bit to me.

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

For part b wouldn't the answer be just $2.00?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Well if I do 12/8x26/1=312/8=39 How can that be correct?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

I understand how you put it in a different perspective 12/8 so if he spends 26 on games she must spend 12/8 x 26 would you put 26 as the numerator or denominator?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

I am actually changing my answer to part a. to $13.00 but I am still confused on part a and b

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Would the answer for part a. be $6.00

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Sinea and Ren are going to the carnival next week. The table shows the amount that each person spent on snacks, games and souvenirs the last time they went to the carnival. Sinea= Snacks $5.00; Games $8.00; Souvenirs $12.00 Ren=Snacks 10; Games $8.00; Souvenirs; $20.00 a. ...

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Mike I am sorry I typed it in the wrong way and posted my new answer. Can you take a look at it please?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

Would it be 2/16=1/8 so total number of zebras 1 to 8 animals total?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

I am sorry I typed it wrong. It says what is the ratio of zebras to total animals?

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

The local zoo has 3 lions, 4 elephants, 2 giraffes, 5 monkeys, and 2 zebras. What is the ratios of zebras total animals. Answer: I counted the total number of animals which is 16 so I got 2 zebras to 16 animals or 2:16 or 2/16 Do I need to do anything else in this problem? ...

*September 14, 2016*

**Math**

To make green paint, Jeff's art teacher instructed him to mix blue and yellow paint. To make the desired shade of green, the ratio of blue paint to yellow paint is 3:4. What does the ratio 3:4 mean? Answer: It means comparing part to part. (Comparing how much blue paint ...

*September 13, 2016*

**Math**

The ratio of North American butterflies to South American butterflies at a butterfly park is 5:3. The ratio of South American butterflies to European butterflies is 3:2. There are 30 North American butterflies at the butterfly park. a. How many South American butterflies are ...

*September 13, 2016*

**Math**

George has a goal of walking 9/2 kilometers today. Each time he walks to school and back, he walks a total of 1/2 kilometers. What is the meaning of 9/2 divided by 1/2? a. The speed in kilometers per hour that George needs to walk in order to reach his goal. b. The fraction of...

*September 11, 2016*

**Math**

6 So you would do 3x2=6 Then 30/6=5

*September 11, 2016*

**Math**

Jack has baseball practice every third and swimming practice every second day. During a month that has 30 days how many days will jack have both practices. I am a little stuck on this one. Can you point me in the right direction?

*September 11, 2016*

**Math**

ty Ms. Sue:)

*September 11, 2016*

**Math**

I figured out what I did wrong. In multiplication you don't find the common denominator but in addition and subtraction you do. That is what I did wrong.

*September 11, 2016*

**Math**

In one school, 5/6 of the sixth graders take a foreign language. Of these students 2/5 take French. What fraction of the sixth graders take French. Answer: 5/6 x 2/5=25/30 + 12/30=37/30=1 7/30 Can you please double check my answer to see if I got it right.

*September 11, 2016*

**Science**

Wow! Thank you so very much for your help. Now I know that I was definitely on the right track with this and got my answers right. I appreciate all of your help. I found out that hypothesis is basically a prediction. How long have you been doing Science?

*September 10, 2016*

**Science**

The Strange Case of Beriberi In 1887 a strange nerve disease attacked the people in the Dutch East Indies. The disease was beriberi. Symptoms of the disease included weakness and loss of appetite, victims often died of heart failure. Scientists thought the disease might be ...

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

When I have 0.024 I moved the decimal over to the right 3 times which really makes it into 24 In 168.72 would I also move the decimal over 3 times?

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

Question: 168.72/0.024=7.03 When I do this calculation on paper the above answer is what I get but when I do this calculation on a calculator I get 7,030.00 what I am doing wrong?

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

I just figured it out. 3+2=5x12=60 This makes sense.

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

I meant to put 12x2=24

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

I understand now what you are saying 12 x 2=12 and then 12x3=36 but I thought I had to do 12x(x+x)would equal 60

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

We can rewrite the expression 16 + 8 as 8x(2+1). Notice that 8 is the greatest common factor of 16 and 8. Use this same method to rewrite the expression 24 + 36 as the product of the greatest common factor of 24 and 36 and the sum of the remaining numbers. Answer: I added 24...

*September 10, 2016*

**Math**

I was wrong. The greatest number of students that can be in each row is 9 because there would be a total of 18 rows.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

9 rows with 8 boys each 9 rows with 10 girls each The greatest number of students that can be in each row would be 18

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

I am thinking about this a bit more now I don't feel that my answer was right. It can't be 86 if there are 72 boys and 90 girls. I am going to play around with the numbers a bit and then post a different answer.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

Yes to me it does because you take the total number of people on the team and divide by 2

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

There are 72 boys and 90 girls on a math team. For the next competition, Mr Johnson would like to arrange all the students in equal rows with only girls and only boys in each row. What is the greatest number of students that can be in each row? Answer: 72 + 90=162 162/2=86 Can...

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

This makes sense a little bit.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

I am also having big trouble with this math problem. A teacher is making identical activity packets using 92 crayons and 23 sheets of paper. What is the greatest number of packets the teacher can make with no items left over? Please help me.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

The reason why I was asking is I printed out a paper to look out for key words in math word problems. Thank you for helping me solve the problem.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

What was the indicator in the word problem is what I am trying to figure out that told you multiple?

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

The least common multiple of 30 and 40 is 120. How did you know that I need to find the least common multiple of 30 and 40. Would 120 be the answer? So both lights would change at the same time again after 120 minutes.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

I am very confused on how to figure out the below math problem: A traffic light changes every 30 seconds. Another traffic light changes every 40 seconds. Both lights just changed. After how many minutes will both lights change at the same time again? Please help me.

*September 9, 2016*

**Math**

The area of a rectangular garden is 38 1/4 square meters. The width of the garden is 4 1/2 meters. Find the length of the garden. I am completely confused on this problem and desperately need step by step instruction on this one.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Thank you for checking this for me.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Ron had 20 apples. He used 2/5 of the apples to make pies. How many apples did Ron use for pies? 2/5x20/1=40/5 40 divided 5=8 Answer: Ron used 8 apples for pies Can you please check this for me to make sure I am correct?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

The common denominator would be 8. 43/8-19/8=24/8=3

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

I usually have big problems with word problems but here it goes: On his twelfth birthday, Ben was 4 3/4 feet tall. On his thirteenth birthday, Ben was 5 3/8 feet tall. How much did Ben grow between his twelfth and thirteenth birthdays? 5 3/8-4 3/4=3 feet Can you please tell me...

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

I have never heard of this website but will definitely check it out. Ty for checking my answers.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

12) 2 1/7 x 3 2/3= 15/7x11/3=165/21=55/7=7 6/7 13)Divide. Write the answer in simplest form 3/7 divided by 2/3=9/14 14)1/8 divided by 3/4=1/6 15)2 1/7 divided by 3 2/3=45/77 Can you please check to see if I got the above answers correct Thank you

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

I will come back to this one in bit.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Would the answer be 1 7/18? I got somewhat confused on this one.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

33/18=11/6=1 8/6=14/6=7/3=2 1/3 I have to do this in simplest form

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

3/7 x 14/15=2/5 1 1/3x 5/8=5/6 1 2/9x 1 1/2=2 1/3 can you please check the above problems and let me know if I got the correct answers in simplest form.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

yay! :D

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

5/6x2/3= 10/18=5/9 Can you check this problem for me?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Thank you Ms. Sue :)

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

7/8-5/12= 21/24-10/24=11/24 Can you check to see if I did this right and if not can you help me figure it out. Thank you for all your help.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

I meant to put 1 and 3/7-4/5 That is what confuse me.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Subtract. Write the answer in simplest form. 1) 3/7-4/5=10/35-28/35 This is the part that I got too and I don't know if I did it correctly or not. Can you please tell me how to do this or show me.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Thank you for checking my work.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

2/8 plus 6/12= 6/24 + 12/24=18/24=9/12=3/4 Can you please check the above answer and tell me if I got this correct?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

So then based upon what you pointed out about simplest form from the first problem my answer would be 2 13/20 Is that correct?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Add. Write the answer in simplest form 1 9/10 plus 3/4 19/20 plus 3/4= 38/20 plus 15/20=53/20=2.65 Please let me know if I got the correct answer or if I am doing anything wrong.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

I think I somewhat understand

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Add. Write the answer in simplest form. 1. 3/8 + 4/5= 3/8=15/40 4/5=32/40 15/40 plus 32/40=47/40 47/40=1.175 Please let me know if I got the correct answer or if I did something wrong.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

So what you did then and I understand now how you got 63/2 because of how you explained it. Then you take 63/2 x 44/3=2,772/6=462 So the total area of the wall that the pictures cover is 462 inches? My only other question is this- If you simplify 63/2 this equals 31.5 and if ...

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

If I add (21/2 plus 21/2 plus 21/2) this equals 63/6=10.5 44/3=14.6 How did you get 462?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Okay. I understand how to get 21/2 and how to get 44/3 because I converted the mixed fractions into improper fractions but I am confused on how you put (21/2)(44/3) + (21/2)(44/3) +(21/2)(44/3) how would I add these?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Three pictures hang side by side on a wall. What is the total area of the wall that the pictures cover? Length is 10 1/2 inches, 10 1/2 inches, 10 1/2 inches Width 14 2/3 inches Would I need to add 10 1/2 plus 10 1/2 plus 10 1/2 and then multiply by 14 2/3 inches? Please ...

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

So "of" indicates multiply What would indicate division in a word problem?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Wow I did not feel I would be able to get the right answer. I am literally terrible at math and word problems. What is the best way to know in a word problem when you have to do multiplication or division or subtraction or addition? Please help me to understand.

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Liam has 8 3/4 gallons of paint. He wants to use 2/5 of the paint to paint his living room. How many gallons of paint will Liam use? Multiply 8 3/4 x 2/5=70/20 70/20=3.5 Answer: Liam will use 3.5 gallons of paint Is this correct?

*September 8, 2016*

**Math**

Three pictures hang side by side. What is the total area of the wall that the pictures cover Picture 1-10 1/2 inches Picture 2-10 1/2 inches Picture 3-10 1/2 inches Width is 14 2/3 inches I would think I would need to add 10 1/2 plus 10 1/2 plus 10 1/2 and then multiply that ...

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Hello Steve, Thank you for pointing out my mistake and for looking this over. It makes me feel a bit better that I have the right process down.

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Orlando earned $92.25 washing windows on the weekend. He worked 3.5 hours on Saturday and 6.75 hours on Sunday. If Orlando charges the same amount for every hour he works, how much does he earn per hour? I believe that what needs to be done is add 6.75 plus 3.5 which is 10.35 ...

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

So I think that the answer would be 3.5 gallons of paint is what Liam will use

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Liam has 8 3/4 gallons of paint. He wants to use 2/5 of the paint to paint his living room. How many gallons of paint will Liam use? I think that I would need to take 8 3/4 - 2/5=8 7/20 Can you tell me if I got this answer right or wrong and if I got it wrong how would I go ...

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

So yes there would be enough money for them to buy a card that costs $3.25

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

So they would have total earnings of $7.84 Then take $7.84 x 0.75=$5.88 but then the question asks Is there enough left over from Wednesday's earnings to buy a card that costs $3.25 So they spent $5.88 from a total of $7.84 is that correct?

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Samuel and Jason spend 3/4 of their combined earnings from Wednesday to buy a gift. How much did they spend? Is there enough left over from Wednesday's earnings to buy a card that costs $3.25? Explain Wednesday Samuel's cans (pounds)are 12.6 Wednesday Jason's cans...

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Thank you. Ms Sue for helping me there are so many steps to these word problems which is what makes me sometimes confused.

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

He can rent 3 movies

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

So then I would do 7.5 x $0.40 is that correct?

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Jason wants to use his earnings from Monday and Tuesday for online movie rentals. The movies cost $2.96 each to rent. How many movies can Jason rent? Jason sells can's to a recycling center that pays $0.40 per pound of cans. Jasons cans (pounds) Monday 11.5 Tuesday 10.7 So...

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Thank you I think I figured it out. I posted two other problems.

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Okay. I was going to answer 5 but I am trying to figure out how to do the division part of it.

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

Wouldn't it just be 28/56=2?

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

So 16.2 plus 11.8=28.0 Then you said to do 28.0/5.6 How would you do this type of division? Can you explain?

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

I was not able to put it in sorry. Monday Samuel's cans (pounds) 16.2 Tuesday Samuel's cans(pounds) 11.8

*September 7, 2016*

**Math**

I am trying to solve a problem and am having difficulty solving it and do not know how to begin solving it. Samuel and Jason sell cans to a recycling center that pays $0.40 per pound of cans. the table shows the number of pounds of cans that they sold for several days. 1. ...

*September 7, 2016*

**Science**

What is the name for organisms that consume other organisms for energy

*September 6, 2016*

**Math**

Also please explain how you got the answer.

*September 1, 2016*

**Math**

Mary can clean a house in two hours, Gina can clean a house in three hours. How long would it take for Mary and Gina to clean the house together.

*September 1, 2016*

**Math**

Peter, Paul and Mary have $24 between them. Together Peter and Mary have double the amount of money that Paul has, while Paul and Mary together have the same amount of money as Peter. How much money does Peter have?

*August 29, 2016*

**Calculus**

The minute and hour hands on the face of a school clock are 8 inches and 6 inches long, respectively. Find the rate of change, in inches per minute, of the distance between the tips of the hands at 9:00.

*August 11, 2016*

**physics**

Ball A with a mass of 0.500 kg is moving east at a velocity of 0.800 m/s. It strikes ball B, also of mass 0.500 kg, which is stationary. Ball A glances off B at an angle of 40.0° north of its original path. Ball B is pushed along a path perpendicular to the final path of ...

*July 23, 2016*