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math-word problem
The width of a rectangle is fixed at 21cm. What lengths will make the perimeter greater than 80cm. Please help with this word problem I do not even know where to begin.
July 31, 2010 by Michelle

math-ms sue please
Ms Sue thank you for the help with my other word problem can you check this one for me? Write a word problem and find the solution to the equation. 1/2-2/3 THe answer is -1/6 and the word problem I created is: Janet put 6 suckers on a table. 3 suckers were watermelon and 3 ...
October 27, 2010 by m

Math
Create an addition word problem and a subtraction word problem using fractions. Show how to find the solution to each problem. Once you find the solutions to your problems, rewrite the solutions as either a terminating or nonterminating decimal.
October 1, 2012 by Christian

Algebra
Word Problem: Jack mows the lawn in 4 hours, mary mows the lawn in 5 hours. how long will it take them if they mowed the lawn together? I have a hard time figuring out which formula to use to solve a problem in a word problem can anyone help and tell me how to set up the ...
October 18, 2008 by Laura

math
Suppose your teacher tells you to write a word problem using the number 3. Which would be the best object to use in your problem? Explain. Then write and solve a word problem using that object. (tricycle, bike, wagon)
September 24, 2014 by Bryce

Word problem math
Word problem. You cut a 2 m long board into 2 pieces . One piece is 10 cm shorter than the other. How long are each boards.? I got. 1 pc at 80!cm. the other 1pc at 100 cm Is this right ?
October 14, 2012 by Marco

Math word problem
I have this word problem that I can't figure out. The problem is: A 15 lb weight is positioned 10 in. form a fulcrum. At what distance from the fulcrum must a 12 lb weigt be positioned to keep the scale balanced? The substitute that I had today said that the 12 lb. weight ...
August 27, 2008 by Tiffany

math compare
word problem the temperature at 3am was -17.3F by noon the temperature was -17.8F. at what time was it the coldest? i said -17.8F is that right? word problem sam is 5/8" taller than jackie. Shelly is 0.7 in taller than Jackie. who is the tallest? i guessed is it Jackier ?
December 8, 2011 by marko

math
for the following equations, write a word problem draw a picture, and find the solution to the equation. 5/12 - 1/3=? I know the answer is 1/12 but am stumped on how to write the word problem and draw a picture
October 27, 2010 by m

pre-alg
I need help to create an addition word problem and a subtraction word problem using fractions. I need to show how to find the solution to each problem. Once I find the solutions to my problems, I have to rewrite the solutions as either a terminating or nonterminating decimal.
October 16, 2013 by AudioslavedCobain182

math word problem
word problem need help: suppose you own a card shop. you buy one line of cards at a rate of 4 cards for $5. you plan to sell the cards at a rate of 3 cards for $5 how may carfds must you sell in order to make a profit of $100.00 i dont understand how to get answer can you help
September 8, 2012 by marko

Math Word Problem
Please help with this math word problem: Jamal has a 5X7 picture that he took on his summer vaction and he wants to use a photo copier to enlarge it to an 8X10 picture. To enlarge Jamal has to specify a percent between 50% and 200% on the copier. Explain 2 different ways Jamal...
August 28, 2012 by Please Please Help

math
2.-The longest one-word name of any place in America is Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchubunagungamaugg.This name for a lake near webster, Massachusetts, is 45 letters long. It is a Native American name that means "You fish on you side, I'll fish on mine, and no one fishes in the...
January 29, 2011 by Luis

math
Can someone please help me with this word problem!?! I know the answer which is 784 feet. But I have no clue how to solve it. Can someone please show how to solve this problem? The word problem is: The melt in Your Mouth Chocolate Factory is a rectangular building. The ...
September 4, 2012 by aaron

Science/Math
Word Problem page 19 John and Al are in a 15 km race. John averages 4.4 m/s during the first half of the race and then runs at a speed of 4.2 m/s until the last 200 m, which he covers at 4.5 m/s. At what average speed must Al run to beat John? The textbook that included the ...
September 29, 2013 by Walter

math
Create your own word problem that uses a system of equations to solve. Your problem must include the following words: beach,hammock,dance,and troll.
February 24, 2011 by Nick

english
What sentence uses italics, question marks, and punctuation correctly? ( I'm stuck on this problem) A, "How many r's are there in the word February"? B,"How many r's are there in the word February?" asked ty. c, "How many r's are in the word February," asked ty. D,How many r's...
February 4, 2014 by kitten

math
write a word problem for 1/2 - 2/3 = and write a word problem for 5/12 - 1/3 =
August 28, 2009 by Nat

math word problem
I have no clue as to how to tackle this problem. Two standard six-sided dice are rolled. The product of their outcomes is computed. Which of the following numbers is most likely to occur? 4 6 7 8
May 25, 2010 by M.A.

math
write a word problem involving the number of pages in a book. then write the numerical expression that you would need to use to solve your problem.
January 26, 2009 by michelle

fractions
my teacher gave us some fraction problems for homework, but I'm confused about how to go about solving the problem. The problem is what is 2/4 of 8. Can you show me the steps so I can do the rest of the math problems? 2/4 reduces (or simplies if you prefer) to lower terms. ...
May 23, 2007 by donte-thrid grader

Math
Write a word problem using 9 and 10 as factors. Write an equation to solve the problem
September 15, 2014 by Bryce

Math
Need some help on a word problem. It has a storage chest. The dimensions for the top of the chest are 28 in wide, 46 in long, and 1 in high. The bottom of the chest is 28 in wide, 46 in long, and 17 in high. The word problem is Cynthia packs the chest with sweater bags that ...
February 28, 2012 by Brandi

math
what is a word problem for 2x-4=8?
September 28, 2010 by MATH

Math
Can someone explain to me the rules of distribution. I have a word problem which asks my opinion of applying distribution to each problem but I don't completely understand distribution and when it is applied and when it isn't.
November 14, 2009 by Anonymous

Math
How do you create a word problem using unit rate? Please check the explanation at this site -- http://www.321know.com/rat-unit-rate.htm One of the most common word problems might be -- George averages 60 miles per hour when driving on a highway. How far will he go in three ...
January 16, 2007 by Tom

math,algebra
I have to make a word problem with a real life situation that follows a linear equation i have to come up with the independent variables being years.Then i have to create an equation or inequality that could be used for analysis, prediction, or decision making.then, draw the ...
January 14, 2007 by jasmine20

Math
an algorithm word problem
June 3, 2013 by Emily

math
how can I write a word problem usingg 4.23*10=42.3
November 28, 2012 by tiara

math
please can anyone kindly help me to get the answer of this word problem,i would like someone to help me please for the word problem below...... Pat and Eric bought a large pizza that has 12 slices.Jane and Eric ate all the pizza .If Jane ate 4/6 slices, how much did Eric eat? ...
February 13, 2011 by rowena

Math
Do you know of a good website that can help me with word problems? I want to be able to type in the word problem, get an answer with an explanation of the problem and hoe they got the answer. Sorry! The Internet is wonderful -- but it doesn't do our thinking for us. You're ...
June 20, 2006 by Racheal

English
Identify and choose the one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected. What is the meaning of above sentence?Will i find a word which is incorrected in the sentence? In my(A) opinion they aren't(B) going nowhere(C) special because of(D) financial problem(E). In this ...
June 18, 2011 by Bayarbold

Math 1
Find the solution and write a word problem for 5/12 - 1/3 and 1/2 - 2/3
October 9, 2009 by Anonymous

math
What is a good word problem for the following expression? 3(m+4)
October 13, 2009 by Anya

5th grade math
what is a word problem for 4.23x10
December 5, 2012 by kaitlyn

Math 6th grade
Can you give me a word problem for 11/12 / 1/4?
September 3, 2013 by Lauren

elementary
write a problem write a word problem involving the number of pages in a book.then write the numerical expression that you would need to use to solve your problem.
October 29, 2012 by swetha

Word Processing
I'm a GranMa in my 60's trying to learn Word/Windows. I started with the 2nd course and have had only this one problem in 3 weeks so that is good. I don't think the answer to my problem is in the book for THIS course. I can't figure out how to use the commands with the ...
October 11, 2007 by GranMa Cee

math
Is anyone familar with Sharon Wells Math? How do you solve a word problem using their program?
October 6, 2008 by George

Algebra/Quadratic equations
I have to make a word problem/story out of this quadratic equation -t^2+3t+18=0 The plot of the story I want to write about has to deal with world hunger, and food being dropped in to remote locations by helicopter. Can someone please help me come up with a word/problem that ...
May 12, 2014 by jarron

Last Math problem I promise
a cellular phone company offers a contract for which the cost C, in dollars of t minutes of telephoning is given c=0.25(t-300)+65.95 where it is assumed that t >== 300 minutes what times will keep costs between 106.20 and 139.20? I am already lost at word problems... please...
November 5, 2009 by Anna

Math
How do I write a word problem that matches this expression:10-(2x4)?
October 21, 2008 by Ben

math
how do you make a ratio table to solve a word problem ?
March 2, 2009 by alex

Math
How can you use a proportion to solve a percent word problem?
November 20, 2009 by Cade

Math word problem
The Mad River flows at a rate of 3 km/h. In order for a boat to travel 78.2 km upriver and then return in a total of 8 hr, how fast must the boat travel in still water? what formula would be used to solve this problem?
November 9, 2008 by Shawn

accounting
Write a word problem involving a discounted price. Describe the situation and pose the question, but DO NOT SOLVE the problem.
January 29, 2011 by catrina

ALG2! WORD PROBLEM!
define a variable and write an inequality for each problem.then solve. Nineteen more than a number is less than 42.
October 4, 2012 by tyneisha

Poetry
I need to write a poem with the word ALGEBRA but the only problem is that my teacher wants complete sentences with each letter instead of a word for a letter. Can you please help?
September 13, 2009 by Mark

Math Word Problem
How many ways can 8 people line up for play tickets?
December 5, 2009 by Ashley

math word problem
how many ways can you arrange 6 books on a shelf horizontally?
March 22, 2010 by Paula

math
create a table showing time and distance from a word problem
August 18, 2010 by sarah

grade 3 math
write a word problem that uses multiplication and the product is 18
July 31, 2013 by loli

math
Please help solving this problem. Solve the following word problem: One poll reported that 48% of city residents were against building a new stadium. The polling service stated that the poll was accurate to within 3%. What is the minimum percent of city resident that oppose ...
April 6, 2010 by bindiya farswani

math
I have trouble solving word problems. Can you tell me the best approach to solve this word problem? If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together?
November 16, 2008 by Becky

math
can someone please help me? I am stuck on a problem it deals with inequalities but it is in a word problem which makes it worse for me, how would I solve this problem? Miguel's insurance company will replace his car if repair exceeds 80% of the car's value. The car recently ...
November 5, 2009 by Anna

simple interest
What is the amount after 1 year on $315 invested at 7%, if interest is simple interest? Multiply $315 by .07 to find the interest earned. Add this figure to $315 to find the total at the end of one year. this doesnt help me!i need to know this and they gave me is to solve a ...
March 28, 2007 by victoire

Math
How do you write an equation from a word problem when they give you two coordinate plots?
November 17, 2008 by ------------------------

4th grade math
write and solve a mixed number word problem
March 4, 2010 by emily

math
Write a word problem for 5 x 2 1/2 which requires the use of repeated addition model.
March 25, 2011 by irma

Math
Write a real word problem where you would have to multiply 120 and 75?
October 12, 2011 by Amaya

math
How can you use a proportion to solve a percent word problem? Explain in your own words.
November 22, 2009 by Meg

Math word problem
if the sum of three consecutive numbers is 72,what is tge largest number?
October 4, 2011 by kimi

Math Word Problem
four consecutive multiples of 13 add up to 286. what is the largest number?
February 12, 2013 by Anonymous

Math Word Problem
five consecutive multiples of 5 add up to 425. What is the largest number?
February 12, 2013 by Anonymous

math
What does the word rational coordinates Mean? What are they used for and what is a real world problem that can help me understand it?
May 21, 2014 by Anonymous

math word problem
How many millimeters is the ribbon if she cut 20cm and wrap around a gift
August 29, 2014 by Daunte Sutton

Science/Math
Word Problems pages 18-19 A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tracks back to the southeast (at 45 degrees to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location? The textbook that included the word problem...
September 29, 2013 by Walter

Math
For the following equations, write a word problem draw a picture, and find the solution to the equation: 5/12 - 1/3= 1/2 - 2/3=
October 9, 2009 by Anonymous

math
How do you work this word problem? The team played 125 games and lost 15 more than they won.How many did they lose
December 2, 2013 by jacob

7th grade-Algebra Worth Problem
Please show equation and solve for the following 1. Lyn's age is 8 years less than 15 times the age of her niece Elizabeth. If the sum of their ages is 24, what is Elizabeth's age ( Let e= Elizabeth's age) 2. Bob is renting a canoe for $20, plus $9.75 per day. How mant days ...
September 23, 2009 by DMAR

Ms Sue help word problem
In last Saturdays parade Tom counted a total of 76 bicycles and tricycles, for a total of 227 wheels. How many tricycles were in the parade? word problem - Marko, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 10:31pm i go 75 tricyles x 3 = 225 wheels 1 bike x 2 = 2 2wheels total of 227 ...
September 29, 2011 by Marko

science
What is an acrostic poem for the word mesozoic? (must represent the word as you go as in the word relating to that word(: PLEASE RESPOND ASAP!!!!!!!!
January 9, 2013 by Laycee Montgomery

math
Can anyone tell me the parts to an upse which is used to solve a word problem? Could you also give me an example of how it works. Thanks
October 6, 2008 by Laney

math word problem-help needed
find the accumulated value of an investment of 5000 at 9% compounded continuously for 6 years.
March 3, 2009 by john

math -word problem
The width of a recangle is fixed at 13cm. What Length will make the perimeter greater than 78cm?
March 25, 2010 by KiKi

math-word problem
Amy paid $53.74 for a pair of running shoesduring a 15% off sale. what was the regular price?
March 28, 2010 by KiKi

5th grade math (word problems)
I didn't see an answer from yesterday, so resending. Also, is there a website to explain how to solve word problems - like key phrases to look for (ex: 'in all' - add; 'what's left' - subtraction)? Here's question from yesterday: sorry,but I don't understand word problems - ...
December 12, 2012 by Alex

prefixes,suffixes,roots
do i type in the root word for example [agr] in the search bar and then the word that start with the 3 same letters in the word is the word i use to look up
October 2, 2008 by Niqua

5th grade math (word problems)
sorry,but I don't understand word problems - like what formula/expression to use. Here's the 1st problem: Rob practiced 3/5 of his music in 25minutes. About how long does it take to practice all of his music? I know that Rob has 2/5 left of music to practice. So, do I multiply...
December 11, 2012 by Alex

Statistics
A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in seconds, round-off to...
February 28, 2011 by Jon

Statistics
A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in seconds, round-off to...
February 28, 2011 by Jon

Statistics
A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in seconds, round-off to...
February 28, 2011 by Jon

Statistics
A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in seconds, round-off to...
March 1, 2011 by Jon

3rd grade
My son has this Math word problem and I can come up with the answer but, I don't know how to explain to him how I got the answer. The problem is:Lauren has collected 150 nickles and dimes. She has 70 more nickles than dimes. How many nickles and how many dimes does she have?
October 8, 2008 by Kathy

Math
I have to write an example of an algebraic expression and an equation in word problem form can anyone help me with this? I am unsure where to even begin.....
May 11, 2010 by Tina

algebra
explain why a solution of a word problem should be checked using the original wording of the problem and not the equation written from the wording
April 12, 2011 by k

Algebra
Not understanding the question. Why a solution of a word problem should be checked using the original wording of the problem and not the equation written from the wording.
February 2, 2011 by Cindy

chemistry
I need to convert a word problem that I was given into a balanced chemical equation and cannot figure out how i was type it. The problem is: Nitrogen and hydrogen gases react at extreme temperatures and pressures. Any help?
January 8, 2012 by Zoe

ALG2! WORD PROBLEM!
define a variable and write an inequality for each problem.then solve one half of a number is more than 6 less than the same number.
October 4, 2012 by tyneisha

English
1. He can not solve the math problem. 2. He cannot solve the math problem. 3. He can't solve the math problem. 4. He could not solve the math problem. 5. He couldnot solve the math problem. 6. He couldn't solve the math problem. (Are they all grammatical? What about #5? Is it ...
July 16, 2013 by rfvv

Math
Please help me with the following problem, I have submitted the answer: 88.2 and was told that it was incorrect. The word problem reads: If you do not consider air resistance, gravity causes a falling object to descend a distance of (9.8)t2 where t is the time in seconds. If a...
January 25, 2012 by Please Please Help

word problem
A disoriented driver crosses diagonally from one corner of a 150 m by 275 m lawn to the far corner. How far does the wayward driver drive across the lawn? Give an approximate answer to three decimal places. What formula would I apply to solve this? Responses Math word problem...
October 27, 2008 by Shawn

algebra
math word problem amy paid $55.73 for a pair of running shoes durning a 40% off sale what was the regular price?
November 1, 2009 by me

5th Grade Match
Writing in Math: Write a word problem using the number sentence 4.23 x 10 = 42.3. I don't understand how to answer this question
October 10, 2011 by Anonymous

math word problem
what is the least number of dancers that are needed if a choreographer wants to arrange them in groups of 4,5, or 6 with none left? im not understanding the question. can you help?
December 15, 2011 by marko

math
I need to use calculus to solve this word problem: Find all maximum and minimum values for f(x)= sin(x)+ cos(x) on [0, 2(3.14)] How do I do it?
November 4, 2012 by bob

3rd grade
Good evening ~ I have 2 questions. Kelsey was assigned math homework. He was given 8 word problems to solve. He estimated that it would take him 5 mins. to solve each problem (THAT WOULD TAKE 40 MINS. FOR KELSEY TO COMPLETE HIS MATH HOMEWORK) ? HOW TO WRITE A MULTIPLICATION ...
December 4, 2008 by Ross

algebra word problem: still stuck
question: rachel allows herself 1 hour to reach a sales appt 50 miles away. after she has driven 30 miles, she realizes that she must increase her speed by 15mph in order to get there on time. what was her speed for the first 30 miles? Responses * college algebra word problem...
February 17, 2009 by john

English
1. Put two scrambled word pieces together and make one complete word. 2. There are scrambled word piece cards on the table. Find two scrambled word pieces which can become a word. 3. Combine two scrambled word pieces with each other and make a sentence. 4. Choose one word and ...
August 31, 2009 by John

algebra homework
Kim starts to walk 3 mi to school at 7:30 A.M. with a temperature of 0F. Her brother Bryan starts at 7:50 A.M. on his bicycle, traveling 10 mph faster than Kim. If they get to school at the same time, then how fast is each one traveling? I have tried to answer this word ...
September 10, 2010 by paulina

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