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December 5, 2016

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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

physics
A 16.0-g bullet is shot into a wooden block at rest with mass 4550 g on a frictionless surface. The bullet strikes and is lodged in the block, causing is to slide at a speed of 1.20 m/s. Find the speed of the bullet (in m/s) before striking the block.
July 23, 2016

Math
Mapping Notation for y=2log _3(-3x +9)-2 log_3 mean log base 3
July 14, 2016

Math Please Help ASAP
The function 𝑄(𝑥) has been transformed from the function 𝑓(𝑥) = 𝑥^4 . The mapping rule for the function can be written as (2𝑥 + 𝒄, 4𝑦 + 𝒃). If the coordinate(1/2 ,1/16) on the function 𝑓(𝑥...
July 11, 2016

Math
Describe the end behaviour of 0.5(x-2\)^2\(x+1)(x-5)^3
July 11, 2016

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