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January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015

Total # Posts: 831

**algebra**

I have beans that sell for $9 per pound and $12 per pound, they need to be mixed to create 100lbs of mixture that will sell for $11.25 per pound . How much of each type of bean should be used in the mixture? X=#lbs beans that sell for $9.00/lb. Y=#lbs beans that see for $12.00...
*March 20, 2007*

**Algebra**

please solve x+5y=10 -2x-10y=-20 Since the second equation can be obtained from the first (by multiplying both sides by -2), they are not independent and there is no unique solution. There are an infinite number of x,y combinations that are solutions.
*March 20, 2007*

**algebra**

I need a step by step explanation on how to add these two equations 2x+3y=1 5x+3y=16 Subtract the first equation from the second. (Subtract left and right sides separately). This gives you 3x = 15 Then divide both sides by 3. x = 5 Pretty easy, huh? After you have x, you can ...
*March 20, 2007*

**Algebra**

Rewrite the equation as a function -3x+4y=11 If you want to consider y as a function of x, then y = (1/4)(3x +11) One can also write x as a function of y. x = (1/3)(4y - 11)
*March 16, 2007*

**Algebra**

If you descend 1800 ft in elevation by the time you are 3.25 mi horizontally away from the top of a mountain, what would be the slope to the nearest hundreth. Slope= change in altitude/horizontal distance. change the miles unit to feet.
*March 7, 2007*

**Algebra**

I need an equation for L that satisfies the given geometric condition. L has a y intercept (0,3) and is parallel to the equation y = 2/3x+1 Please take me step by step so I can understand. Thank you well they would have the same slope 2/3x except this line has a y intercept of...
*March 7, 2007*

**Algebra**

what is the equation of a line that passes through point (0,-9) with a slope of 6 (y - (-9))/(x - 0) = 6 (y+9)/x = 6 y = __ x + ___
*March 5, 2007*

**Algebra**

write the equation of line passing through (6,-10)and (6,-6) I notice that as x is constant, y changes, so it must be a vertical line. x=6
*March 5, 2007*

**algebra**

I have a trapezoid where the height is 16m, the base is 20m,and the area is 224m squared. what is the legnth of the other base http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_trapezoid.html The area is equal to the height times the average of the bases. Since the Area is 224 and ...
*February 16, 2007*

**algebra**

I made a mistake in my problem . can you take me step by step on how to solve this problem 2x+3y=6 (forx) 2x+3y=6 (forx) (subtract 3y to both sides) 2x=6-3y (divide both sides by 2) x=3-3/2y This what I got.
*February 16, 2007*

**Algebra**

Need help with this problem, 2x+y=6 solve for y 2x+y=6 subtract 2x from both sides. 2x-2x+y=6-2x combine terms y=6-2x
*February 16, 2007*

**discrete mathematics**

Prove that a square of an integer ends with a 0, 1, 4, 5 6 or 9. (Hint: let n = 10k+c, where c = 0, 1, …,9)
*January 22, 2007*

**math check please**

Approximately 4 out of every 10 students at Sonia's college live on campus. The college has 3,000 students. 1. How many of them live on campus? A 1,200 students 2. Write the proportion 21 is to 33 as 63 is to 99. A. 21/33 =63/99 3. is this fraction proportional? 3/11=7/19 ...
*January 18, 2007*

**math check please**

would some please check this for me. An important fact to consider is that a person needs to burn off 3,500 calories to lose 1 pound. The following table shows the number of calories burned per hour (cal/h) for a variety of activities, where the figures are based on a 150-...
*January 8, 2007*

**math check please**

the ratio of 5 3/5 to 2 1/10 18/5 divid by 21/10 18/5 x 10/21 6/1 X 2/7 12/7=12:7 could some one tell me if this is correct ? yes. the ratio of 5 3/5 to 2 1/10 Would you take a look at this? I think 5 3/5 = 28/5 and not 18/5. how do you make a divide sighn on the computer?
*January 7, 2007*

**Algebra**

mercedes is 2 years old mario is 34 years old
*December 23, 2006*

**math**

what is noncoplanar points The are not in the same plane.
*December 18, 2006*

**MATH**

im so stupid, uhh whats 1 plus 1 is it 11? I'm sorry--that was not me. I am trying to get some help understanding the problems. I am not stupid. 1 + 1 = 2 1 + 10 = 11 And I guess we could make a joke about 1 + 1 being 11 if we were so inclined. Someone getting smart alecky...
*December 17, 2006*

**MATH**

I NEED TO SOLVE FOR Y AND X im getting rele confused on this. ok here is the prob. x+y=5 x-2y=-4 equation 1 x+y=5 equation 2 x-2y=-4 Multiply equation 1 by -1. Add equation 1 to equation 2. The x term cancels. Solve for y. THEN, put the value of y into either equation and ...
*December 17, 2006*

**math**

now i have to solve for y. i already no that x=-1. y=-1-2 y=3(-1)+2 -1 -2 = -3 3(-1)+2 = -3 +2 = -1 THANX I WAS SO CONFUSED ON THAT
*December 17, 2006*

**math**

Solve for each system and equations. y=-x-2 y=3x+2 set -x-2=3x+2 solve for x. thanx i was minusing 2 instead of adding two thanx alot
*December 17, 2006*

**Math**

8 runners are entered in the 1000-meter run. How many different first, second, and third place finishes could possibly occur? Is the answer 24? No. 8x7x6 = 336 The first place can be any of eight. For each first place possibility, there are seven possible second place ...
*December 14, 2006*

**Math**

8 runners are entered in the 1000 meter run. How many different first, second, and third place finishes could possibly occur? Is the answer 24? I think that would be a reasonable answer. Way low. I think 8*7*6=336 permutations
*December 14, 2006*

**Deforestation and Wildlife**

What are relationships between deforestation and wildlife extinction? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. With deforestation the animals lose their habitat. Here is an interesting site: animals.about.com/b/a/2003_08_18.htm Here is a good site on deforestation: ...
*December 7, 2006*

**Math**

How many different three-digit numbers can be written using the digits 4, 5, 6, and 7? Use each digit only once in a number. Is the answer---24 different 3-digit numbers? I did this the long way--Is there a short equation to use for this? Thank you! You have four digits: The ...
*December 4, 2006*

**Substitution Method in Algebra!HELP PLZ!**

m-2n=11
*November 5, 2006*

**Math**

Find a quick and easy method to compute the sum of the first 100 counting numbers. I can't use a calculator. I can't figure out an easy way. 1+2+3+4+5...........98+99+100 Carl Freidrich Gauss had no idea as to how famous his name would become when he solved a seemingly...
*October 3, 2006*

**chemistry**

what are the gases that constitute the air in a refinery Are you talking about what is inside the refinery column (petroleum derivatives), the intake gas (the atmosphere) or the effluent/exhaust (from the stacks?)
*September 22, 2006*

**Economics**

Write the equation of exchange. Define each variable in the equation and then explain why the left side of the equation must equal the right. MV=PQ Take a shot, what does it mean an why must the left = the right.
*July 13, 2006*

**Weird question.........H.W due in tomrrow...quick**

i saw it jai. :D
*June 14, 2005*

**Statistics**

Perfect!!! :P
*June 13, 2005*

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