# Posts by guitarman

Total # Posts: 9

**math**

The owner of a candy store packs all of the sweets from a box into packets of 9, 12, 18 sweets . a. what is the smallest number of sweets a box must contain if no sweets are to remain after packing? b. There are 180 sweets to be packed. what is the largest number of packets ...

*May 12, 2010*

**statistics**

Find the number of words formed by permuting all the letters of the word INDEPENDENCE such that the E's do not come together.

*May 3, 2010*

**math**

Thank you Bob. I got dimes = 8.

*April 29, 2010*

**math**

Mr. Adams has a box containing 14 coins. The coins are either quarters, nickels, or dimes. In the box are 4 quarters. There are 4 times as many dimes as nickels. How many dimes are in the box? I just need the equation set up and I can then take it from there. Thanks, guitarman

*April 29, 2010*

**math**

Can you give me the correct equation? I tried 0.25(x + 3) + 0.05(x - 5) + 0.10x = 52 and got the same answer. So, what's the equation?

*March 29, 2010*

**math**

Sal keeps quarters, nickels, and dimes in his change jar. He has a total of 52 coins. He has three more quarters than dimes and five fewer nickels than dimes. How many dimes does Sal have? A. 13 B. 18 C. 20 D. 21 E. None of these. Here is the equation I come with but does not ...

*March 29, 2010*

**math**

Thank you. I also played with this question some more and learned that y = 5x - 175 works just the same. You said the slope is 60 but 60 inches divided by 12 inches = 5 feet. I decided to use 5 for the slope. Both equations work very well.

*March 29, 2010*

**math**

According to the center of Science in the Public Interest, the maximum healthy weight for a person who is 5 feet, 5 inches is 150 pounds and the maximum healthy weight for a person 6 feet, 3 inches tall is 200 pounds. The relationship between weight and height is linear. When ...

*March 29, 2010*

**math**

Hello! I came across the following two problems that appear easy but I was not able to construct the needed equations. (1) The profit (in thousand of dollars) on x thousand units of a specialty item is p = 0.6x - 14.5. The cost c of manufactoring x thousand items is given by c...

*March 29, 2010*

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