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Math for pharmacy Tech
My daughter Kim teaches and notes that the average student uses 75 sheets of paper every week. A) How many sheets will a student use in a 42-week school year? B) How many sheets will a class of 26 students use in a week? Not sure how to approach the problem. Do I first ...
July 21, 2011 by Rina

Math
Kate is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $88 per week plus 11% of her weekly sales. If Kate made $154 one week,what were her sales that week? this is another word problem. I don't know the equation I was thinking 88 + .11 = 154x
October 5, 2010 by Amy

math
Alyssa is enrolled in a public-speaking class. Each week she is required to give a speech of greater length than the speech she gave the week before. The table below show the length of several of her speeches: WK #/Length of Speech (seconds) 3/150, 4/180, 5/210, 6/240 If this ...
April 29, 2013 by Jane

Math
Over a four-week period, Gail earned the following commissions? Week 1 $250.00 Week 2 310.00 Week 3 275.00 Week 4 195.00 What was her average weekly commission for the period? A. $205.00 B. $207.50 C. $240.00. D. $257.50 i got d as an answer right or wrong?
July 29, 2008 by AK

Word problem math
Lee worked 22 hours this week and made $132. If she works 15 hours next week at the same pay rate, how much will she make?
March 3, 2009 by ....

College Math II
Solve the problem. If a manufacturer charges q dollars each for footballs, then he can sell 3000 – 150q footballs per week. Find the polynomial R(q) that represents the revenue for one week. Find the weekly revenue if the price is $8 for each football. I don't understand how ...
November 21, 2009 by Lori

math
I have a table with this info. plant growth: Week 1 - 1 inch, week2 -4 inches, week 3 - 6 inches, week 4 - 11 inches, week 5 - 14 inches Question is: would you expect the plants height to be 10 inches, 16 inches, or 30 inches at week 6? Explain your reasoning. Thanks, Gracee
January 24, 2012 by gracee

math
Joes electric made 19 customer calls last week and 24 calls this week, How many calls must be made next week in order to maintain an average of at least 21 calls per week for the three week period?
February 22, 2012 by ann

Problem Solving: Make a Table
Ed saved $50 one week. For the next six weeks, he saved $25 more than the week before. how much did he save in all? one student sloved this problem using the expression $50 + 6($25)=200 What error was made? What is the right anwser?
January 25, 2012 by Lorena P.

math
week 1 3 miles week 2 7 miles week 3 11 miles week 4 15 miles sophia predicted that jhon will run 32 miles during 9th week. use words symbols or numbers to explain wether sophia's prediction is correct
January 2, 2012 by gabriel

economics
Each week, Bill, Mary and Jane select the quantity of two goods, x1 and x2, that they will consume in order to maximize their respective utilities. They each spent their entire weekly income on these two goods. Suppose you are given the following information about the choices ...
February 24, 2008 by Krissy

Intermediate Algebra Writing & Using Funtions HELP
WRITING & USING FUNCTIONS FROM VERBAL DATA Question is below Tina is saving $0.30 per week. 5 weeks ago she had $1.95. Write a function for Tina's savings week by week. How do you go about doing this problem? Thank You in advance
October 6, 2007 by John

math
If Martha read one book a week for the first week and double the number of books each week for the next 5 weeks. She would have read 32 books the sixth week. Am I correct
December 18, 2012 by Tammy

Math
John delivers newspapers he makes $5 the first week and $2 are added to his pay each week he delivers papers. Which expression could be used to find out how much he would make in a given week, w, after the first week? a) 2w+5 b) 2(w-2)+5 c) 2(w-1)+5 d) 5w-2
December 19, 2011 by Jackie

Math (Basic)
"A woman earns 10.00 per hour at her job, but if she works more than 20 hours in a week she is paid 1.5 times her regular salary for the overtime hours worked. One week her gross pay was 275. How many overtime hours did she work that week? Express your answer in hours to 2 ...
June 24, 2011 by Kai

Math
Mathew has received $1 the first week, $3 the 2nd week, $5 the 3rd week and so on until he has received a total of $1 000 000. What amount did he receive the last week?
March 22, 2012 by Sim

Algebra
Melinda earns $152 less per week then Barbra. The combined income of these two people is $400 per week. How much per week does each person earn. I need some help on this problem If im correct I multiply 2 times $152 then divide by 400?
May 7, 2014 by Christopher

mat 115 week 8
Please help me with this math problem. I don't know if I am doing this correctly. -21 - (-9) __________ -21 - (-21) Am I correct in answering this problem correctly? -12 ____ = -12 0 If not can you help me with the right answer? Thanks kindly
August 21, 2010 by adore001

Math Word Problem
As payment for his daughters yard work, a father agrees to give his daughter an allowance of $3.50 in the first week of the year with an increase of 50 cents each week until the last week of the year. A) How much money did she recieve for an allowance in the last week of the ...
September 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
If you had a new business and you had 30 customers the first week and 55 customers the second week and 80 customers the third week, what would you project for week 4? Explain how you arrived at your answer.
September 14, 2012 by nate

Math
The chart shows the number of cars sold per week at a car dealership during the month of June. Salesperson Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Tim 4 8 2 1 Geena 1 2 7 1 Rafael 2 1 5 4 Sonny 4 1 1 10 How should the data be displayed to make the most convincing argument that sales ...
April 18, 2011 by Sammy

math/algebra
Can I get help in solving these problems using the linear system of elimination. 4x - 5y =22 x + 2y = -1 2x - 3y = 16 3x + 4y = 7 Word Problem: During the summer, you want to earn at least $150 per week. You earn $10 per hour working for a farmer and you earn $5 per hour ...
March 12, 2009 by JAY10

math 6
Jillianknits hats for her family and friends. In the first week, she knits 4 hats. The next week, she has some help, and together, they knit four times as many hats. The following week, she has even more help, and they knit four times as many hats as the week before. The ...
October 17, 2012 by Katey H

Algebra, word problem
A small firm produces both AM and AM/FM car radios. The AM radios take 15 h to produce, and the AM/FM radios take 20 h. The number of production hours is limited to 300 h per week. The plant’s capacity is limited to a total of 18 radios per week, and existing orders require ...
September 14, 2007 by Marinda

math
Maria decides to donate $1 to her favorite charity the first week of the month and to double the amount she donates each week. how much will she donate the 6th week?
October 9, 2013 by swaggy Roxy

math
the last week of the month a car dealership sold 12 cars.A new sale promotion came out the first week of the month and sold 19 cars that week what was the percentage increase in sale from the last week of the previous month compared to the first week of the next month
April 29, 2010 by Ricardo

Math
Set up an equation that can be used to solve the problem. Solve the equation and answer the question asked. A car rental agency charges $250 per week plus $0.25 per mile to rent a car. How many miles can you travel in one week for $450
July 25, 2012 by gokp

MATH
I HAVE LOOKED AT THE CUMULATIVE FEQUENCY TABLE EXAMPLE, AND I AM STILL CONFUSED ABOUT HOW TO MAKE MY OWN TABLE. MY TABLE IS FOR SOCCER LEAGUE SIGN-UPS AT SCHOOL. I HAVE A GIVEN CHART OF WEEK 1, WEEK 2 AND WEEK 3. ON WEEK ONE, THERE WERE 9 SIGN-UPS. ON WEEK 2, THERE WERE 13 ...
September 30, 2008 by LOGAN

Math- PLEASE HELP!
Sarita works 2 days each week. If her office is open 7 days each week, use pascal's triangle to find the probability that she will be scheduled for Wednesday and Saturday next week. A. 2/7 B. 1/14 C. 1/21 D. 1/42
March 4, 2012 by Lexi

Math
Sam Quaker receives a salary of $300 per week plus a 5 and 1/2% commission on his sales. Last week he sold $3,880 worth of merchandise. How much did Mr. Quaker make last week?
December 14, 2012 by Rina

math
Jane uses a jar to save her money. She saves $10 from her weekly allowance in the 1st week, $12 in the 2nd week, $14 in the 3rd week, and so on. How much money will she have saved in 10 weeks?
June 21, 2013 by terrell

math
Over the past two weeks, Jane earned $292 and $193 respectively, at her part time job. What must she earn in the third week to bring her three-week average earnings to $200 per week?
October 1, 2009 by Aleah

math
Over the past two weeks, Jane earned $292 and $193 respectively, at her part time job. What must she earn in the third week to bring her three-week average earnings to $200 per week?
November 22, 2009 by abby

Math- averages
Caitlyn sold 7cars per week for the first three weeks, but in week four she sold 11 cars. What is her average number of sales per week in her first four week on the job? A) 7 B) 8 C) 9 D) 11 E) 12 Please explain! Thanks!
July 29, 2013 by Jenny

math
To train for a triathlon Cartman swims 125m daily for one week.Each subsequent week he doubles the daily amount until he swims 4km each day for one week. The total distance he has swam is? What is the equation for this,since he doubles every week
January 9, 2010 by cyn

Math
I used exact calculations on this problem is this correct or should have I used estimation? This week, the Laketown Cruise Company took its boat on 19 cruises, carrying the boats full capacity of 46 guests on each cruise. If each guest paid $22 admission, then how much ...
June 21, 2009 by B.B.

Physics
Consider a radioactive sample with a half-life of one week. How much of the original sample will be left at the end of the second week? The third week? The fourth week?
August 29, 2013 by Tracee

S.A.T Math
I do not understand This: Employee x is paid $12.50 an hour for the first 36 hours he works in a week, and is paid double that rate for every hour over that. Employee Y is paid $15.00 an hour for the first 40 hours she works in a week, and is paid 1.5 times that rate for every...
August 27, 2007 by Mack

math116
i am having a problem with this problem. it is week 2 checkpoint mat116 it says to solve using the principle of multiplication. -x=44
August 5, 2010 by barb

math
Juan makes $6.50 an hour plus an extra $15.25 per week. Last week he earned $47.75. Look at this equation that represents Juan's earnings ;ast week. 6.50h+15.25=$47.75 How many hours did Juan work?
December 30, 2011 by alexis

math
The last week of the month a car dealership sold 12 cars. A new sales promotion came out at the first of the week of the next month and they sold 19 cars that week. what was the percent increase in sales from the last week of the previous month compared to the first week of ...
March 5, 2009 by Anonymous

algebra
need help with this problem can someone help me? "At the end of the week one, a stock had increased in value from $5.75 a share to $7.50 a share. Find the percent of increase at the end of week one to the nearest tenth of a percent. At the end of the week two, the same stock ...
January 28, 2010 by Jessica

Math
An electronics store usually sells 18 remote control devices per week at a retail price of $12.49. This week the manager put the remotes on sale for a markdown of 20%, and sold 25 of them. How much more revenue was earned this week by having the sale?
April 23, 2014 by nick

math
Laura is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $65 per week plus 10% of her weekly sales. If Laura earned $200 one week, what were her sales that week
September 18, 2012 by mark

Easy Math
I am confused on how to do this ? ! Jeff is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $52 per week plus 13% of his weekly sales. If Jeff made $312 one week, what were his sales that week?
February 12, 2013 by Jessica

Algebra story problem
I need to turn this story into an algebra problem: Your cousin ears $25 per week babysitting and recieves one $5 bonus. You earn $15 per week mowing lawns and $12 a week running errands. After working the same number of weeks, you have $11 more than your cousin. Write and ...
November 18, 2006 by Avalon

math
a sales representative earned four times as much in the fourth week of jan than any other week in jan what is the income for the fourth week
February 19, 2012 by don

math
The sales goal for your store this week is $22,682. The sales goal for your store this week last year was $20,128. Your store has averaged 1775 transactions per week for the last four weeks. Assuming the number of transactions is consistent, what is the average basket size (...
April 14, 2014 by help please

MATH
7. Tina lost 3 pounds on the first week of her diet. She gained a pound on the second week, and then lost 2 pounds a week during every week afterwards. She has been dieting for a total of 13 weeks. How many pounds has Tina lost in all? A. 26 pounds B. 24 pounds C. 22 pounds D...
May 15, 2013 by lola

Math
Edgar Anderson earns $200 a week plus a 15% commission on all sales over $1,000. If Mr. Anderson's sales for one week are $2,500, what is his gross pay for that week? A. $350 B. $425 C. $525 D. $575
July 16, 2008 by AK

math
Sean's older brother is 16 years old. He runs between 15 and 25 miles each week. The sum of the digits of the total number of miles that he ran last week is eight less than his age. How many miles did Sean run last week?
April 22, 2013 by Gaby

5th grade
If your parents paid you $10.00 a week for a year you would have $520.00, but if they paid you $.01 a week, doubling the amount each week (ex. second week - $.02, third week - $.04, etc.), how much would you have at the end of the year? What would be the formula
April 29, 2009 by Tracy

math
the probability it will snow in the next weeks is 1/12 for this week and 1/4 for next week.what is P(snow this week,then show next week? A)1/8 B)1/16 C)1/24 D)1/48
June 5, 2014 by HELP ME PLZ!

Math
A car salesman receives $575 a week in addition to 3% commission on all cars whose sticker price is above $4,500. One week he sold a Ford for $8,785 and a Buik for $5,832. How much did he earn that week? A. $749.96 B. $838.55 C. $1013.51 D. $4,385.10 Explain how you got your ...
December 30, 2012 by Samantha

Math :)
1.Try to solve this problem without using a formula. Suppose a disease is transmitted from an individual to one other during the period of a week. Each of those two gives the disease to two more people in the second week, so that the total of newly infected people is now four...
December 2, 2013 by Kim

math
Hello i have a probability problem that i can slove, and i need some help please. problem: If a mother has three bananas, two pears and two oranges, in how many different ways can she give the fruit to her daughter in one week, one piece of fruit per day?
March 25, 2011 by Bikie

math
This week’s focus is on systems of equations. Describe a profession that might use this on a regular basis, and give an example with a solution (not covered in the text) of a math problem with a real-life application.
February 10, 2012 by Leo

math problem
a worker submits the following data on a timesheet: week 1: total hours: 42 (including 4 hrs sick leave, 6 hrs travel) Week 2: total hours: 46 hours (including 5 hours travel) what percentage of the recorded time did the worker spemnd traveling?
May 18, 2009 by bev

MATH
A Science instrutor assigns his student one second of home work..the first week of school,two seconds. the second week four seconds, the third.if the student asked whether he would agree to this weekly homework doubling for the duration of the 36-week school year.how much ...
April 15, 2011 by MIKE

MATH
A Science instrutor assigns his student one second of home work..the first week of school,two seconds. the second week four seconds, the third.if the student asked whether he would agree to this weekly homework doubling for the duration of the 36-week school year.how much ...
April 15, 2011 by MIKE

math
Marty walks to school 4 days each week. The walk talks 15 minutes. How much time does it take marty to walk to school & home each week. Is this correct? 15×4=60 it takes him an hour each week
April 14, 2013 by Joe

Calulus
Hi there I need help with one of the problem from my homework package. This week for my calculus class, we were learning how to do partial derivative and finding the tangent of the plane. So I do not know how to approach this problem. Please help me by how to derive this ...
October 25, 2009 by shylo

math
dante has at most $12 to spend on entertainment each week. so far this week, he spent $7.50. Write and solve an inequality to determine how much money dante can spend on entertainment the rest of the week.
February 22, 2011 by Jay

math
dante has at most $12 to spend on entertainment each week. so far this week, he spent $7.50. Write and solve an inequality to determine how much money dante can spend on entertainment the rest of the week.
February 22, 2011 by Jay

math
Angela practices her long jump before a big track meet. At the beginning of the week ,she jumps 1.56 meters and at the end of the week she jumps 1.63 meters .How much farther did she jump at the end of the week than at the beginning of the week answers A.0.03 meters B.0.07 ...
October 10, 2012 by destiny

Math
having trouble figuring out this problem. During the first 4 wks of school, a cafeteria worker made more than 840 tacos. She made the same number of tacos each week. Which inequality best represents t, the number of tacos she made during 1 week. a. t > 410 b. t < 410 c. ...
March 12, 2013 by Brandi

Math 115 week 8 cum-test
I was wondering if anyone has the questions for week 8 cum-test due Sunday? the instructor will not post it until Wednesday night and I would like to start on it early because I am moving all week.I am taking classes with the University of Phoenix Axia College
June 29, 2010 by frustrated

statistics
30 customers the first week and 55 customers the second week and 80 customers the third week, what would you project for week 4
October 20, 2011 by Lorea

Math
A student ears $10 per hour for tutoring and $7 dollars per hour as a teacher's aid. Let x= number of hours each weeks spent tutoring and y=the number of hours each week spent as teacher's aid. Write the objective function that describes the total weekly earnings: e=10x+7y ...
May 9, 2011 by pele

math
mark wants to plot his grades from week to week. what type of graphshould he use?
January 21, 2009 by bree

math
Joaquin makes $600 a week. A raise of $24 a week represents what % of his salary?
November 14, 2010 by Michelle

math
James swims 3/4 miles 5 times a week. How far does he swim in one week.
April 10, 2014 by connor

Math
Am having trouble figuring out how to work this problem. We are currently studying about least common multiples. The problem is: Stacey jogs every third day and swims every fourth day. If she is jogging on Monday, what day of the week will she end up jogging and swimming?
October 26, 2011 by Brandi

algebra
What is the equation to the word problem? Currently, you have $60 & your sister has $135. You decide to save $5 of your allowance each week,while your sister decides to spend her whole allowance plus $10 each week. How long will it be before you have as much as your sister?
October 14, 2012 by Brandi

math
Last week we needed 30 chairs for the meeting. This week we need 200% of what number. I think the answer is 1.2
March 15, 2010 by pam

math
The sales goal for your store this week $22,682. The sales goal for your store this week last year was $20,128. Your store has averaged 1775 transactions perweek or the last four weeks. What is the percent change in your sales goal from this week last year to this week this year?
June 27, 2014 by Anonymous

math
a full time student is employed. her hourly rate is $5.25. One week she worked 33 1/4. What are the earnings for the week?
August 9, 2010 by Anonymous

Calculus
At the moment OHaganBooks is selling 1000 books per week and its sales are rising at a rate of 200 books per week. Also, it is now selling all its books for $20 each, but the price is dropping at a rate of $1 per week. I need to know at what rate OHaganBooks' revenue is rising...
November 24, 2007 by Julie

Calculus
At the moment OHaganBooks is selling 1000 books per week and its sales are rising at a rate of 200 books per week. Also, it is now selling all its books for $20 each, but the price is dropping at a rate of $1 per week. I need to know at what rate OHaganBooks' revenue is rising...
November 25, 2007 by Destinee

Math ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
Briana is allowed to watch no more than 5 hours of T.V a week. So far this week, she has watched 1.5 hours. Write and solve an inequality to show how many hours of T.V Briana can still watch this week. MY ANSWER: T<5 T - 1.5 < 5 - 1.5 T = 3.5
January 17, 2014 by Dakota

math
KEENAN IS TRAINING FOR A BICYCLE RACE. HIS GOAL IS TO RIDE 150 MILES EACH WEEK. BY TUESDAY OF ONE WEEK HE HAD RIDDEN 35% OF HIS GOAL. HOW MANY MILES DID HE HAVE LEFT TO RIDE TO MEET HIS GOAL THAT WEEK?
February 4, 2014 by mon

math
Keenan is training for a bicycle race. His goal is to ride 150 miles each week. By Tuesday of one week, he has ridden 35% of His goal. How many miles did he have left to ride to meet his goal that week.
February 4, 2014 by mon

Problem solving
The Manufaturing Company allows the defect rate of 0.5% on its production line. The defect average for last week was 6 items out of 1,800. What is the difference between the allowed defect rate and the defect average for last week?
December 9, 2008 by odessa

algebra
the last week of a month a car dealership sold 12 cars.A new sale promotion came out the first week of the month and sold 19 cars that week what was the percent increase in sale from the last week of the previous month compared to the first week of the next month
April 29, 2010 by Ricardo

math
Suppose Apple’s stock rose to $139 at the end of the week and it was up 4% from the previous week. What was the price of Apple’s stock at the previous week’s close?
May 9, 2013 by jess

Math
A real estate agent earns a weekly salary of $200. This week, he sells one home for $120,00 and is paid a commission rate of 5%. Find his total earnings for this week. (7th grade math)
January 21, 2014 by Navpreet

Math estimation problem
The are 14 days in 2 weeks. About how many 2-week periods are there in 1326 days?
October 14, 2013 by Anonymous

MATH
Briana is allowed to watch no more than 5 hours of T.V a week. So far this week, she has watched 1.5 hours. Write and solve an inequality to show how many hours of T.V Briana can still watch this week.
January 17, 2014 by Dakota

pre algebra
A college bookstore ordered 6 boxes of red pens. The store sold 32 red pens last week and 35 red pens this week. Five pens were left on the shelf. How many pens were in the box? How would you solve it and check answer into the original problem?
February 1, 2011 by Amber shall

Statistics
I have a problem I need some help on. I answered some. For many years the numbers of accidents per week at a hazardous intersection have been studied. The number of accidents per week varies with mean 2.2 and standard deveiation 1.4. 1. Could the exact distributin of the ...
August 4, 2007 by Kayse

4th grade
sylvester bowls once a week. this week he bowled four games. his scores were, 105 103 107 109 what is his average (mean) for the week? explain how you found your answer. what is the median score for the week? explain how you found your answer. what is the mode for his socres ...
January 6, 2011 by dk

Calculus
At the moment OHaganBooks is selling 1000 books per week and its sales are rising at a rate of 200 books per week. Also, it is now selling all its books for $20 each, but the price is dropping at a rate of $1 per week. I need to know at what rate OHaganBooks' revenue is rising...
November 25, 2007 by PLEASE HELP! PR

math
mr delgado, a salesmen, makes a 6% commission on all items he sells. one week he made $390.00. What were his total sales for the week.
May 20, 2011 by Christy

Math
To Train For a marathon Katie runs 20 km 4 days a week. How many kilometers does she run each week a) 20x4x30x2 B) 4+20x30 c) 4x20+2x30 what am i supposed to do?
September 11, 2012 by Help please!!!

math 111
The overhead or fixed cost for the company is 1,000 per week. In addition, the cost of manufacturing each boat costs$200. Find an equation C=f(x) for the total cost per week where x is the number of boats manufactured in a week. b) Graph the total cost function for 0<x<30
July 3, 2013 by tbcc

college algebra
I have been stuck on this problem for over a week and I don't even know how to start the problem. Parabola equation y= 4(100 - x^2/2500) x and y are measured in feet A. Find the length of the road across the bridge B. find the height of the parabolic arch at the center of the ...
May 1, 2013 by Karry

Math Word problems
an office where 8 secretaries work 8 hours a day 5 days a week decided it needs 336 hours a week of secretarial work. How much more or less will each secretary have to work each week to equally share the 336 hours.
February 12, 2013 by april

math
One week Laura earned a total of $350. Of that amount $245 were tips. If she worked a 30-hour week, what was the hourly rate she received?
January 18, 2011 by Anonymous

math
One week Laura earned a total of $350. Of that amount $245 were tips. If she worked a 30-hour week, what was the hourly rate she received?
August 23, 2013 by aquiallah

math
how would you solve a problem where someone drinks 4 to 7 sodas per week. What is a reasonable number of sodas they will drink in 8 weeks?
April 25, 2011 by Mattie

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