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January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015

Number of results: 238

**MATH PLEASE HELP!!!!!**

Carmen bought 3 box of pencils. Each box has the same number of pencils. She used 5 pencils and 7 pencils left over. How many pencils were in each box?
*August 16, 2011 by MIKI*

**aig math**

A bookshop had 60 boxes of pencils. Each box contained 85 pencils. Half of the pencils were packed into packets of 25 pencils and the rest were packed into packets of 20. How many packets of pencils were there altogether? My answer is 229 am i right? How many pencils were left...
*March 18, 2013 by May *

**math**

A bookshop had 60 boxes of pencils. Each box contained 85 pencils. Half of the pencils were packed into packets of 25 pencils and the rest were packed into packets of 20. How many packets of pencils were there altogether? My answer is 229 am i right? How many pencils were left...
*March 18, 2013 by lidia*

**3rd grade**

In a box of colored pencils, there are 5 fewer red pencils than green pencils. Use[] to stand for the number of green pencils. Write an expression that represents the number of red pencils in the box.
*April 18, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math **

Gerry had a total of 30 pens and pencils. He decided to trade with his friends all of his pens and pencils. If he traded every pen for 2 pencils, he would have 48 pencils in all. How many pens and how many pencils did he have before the trade?
*November 19, 2014 by Jordan*

**Algebra**

Gerry had a total of 30 pens and pencils. He decided to trade with his friends all of his pens and pencils. If he traded every pen for 2 pencils, he would have 48 pencils in all. How many pens and how many pencils did he have before the trade?
*November 19, 2014 by Ana*

**math**

Pencils come in cartons of 24 boxes.A school bought 50 cartons of pencils. Each box of pencils cost $2. How much did the school spend on pencils?
*October 22, 2013 by Zachary Pratt*

**Math**

I need help on how to explain to my 5th grader how to come up with an algebra equation from a word problem. Any suggestions? Example: Gerry had a total of 30 pens and pencils. He decided to trade with his friends all his pens for pencils. If he traded every pen for 2 pencils ...
*November 20, 2014 by Ana*

**Math **

There are 8 pencils in a package how many pencils are needed for 28 children if each child gets 4 pencils
*December 9, 2014 by Leaira*

**math**

Dylan loved pencils. He had a whole box full of pencils in different colors and designs. One-seveth of them were yellow, one-sixth of them were blue, and the rest of the pencils had designs on them. What fraction represents the pencils with designs on them?
*February 1, 2012 by Lis*

**maths**

Sean had 24 coloured pencils. This is a mutiple choice question. He was given a new set of coloured pencils which contained twice as many as he already had. Sean gave 11 coloured pencils to each of his three sisters. How many pencils did he now have? a) 36 b) 37 c) 39 d) 61 ...
*October 20, 2009 by Donna*

**Data Management**

Sorry...i wrote the previous questions wrong.. The producer of HB pencils has 720 pencils randomly chosen from each day's productions. A defect rate of 15% is acceptable. a) Assuming that 15% of all manufactured pencils are defective, what is the probability of finding at ...
*January 13, 2008 by Jamey*

**Data Management**

The producer of HB pencils has 720 pencils randomly chosen from each day's productions. A defect rate of 15% is acceptable. a) Assuming that 15% of all manufactured pencils are defective, what is the probability of finding at least 80 percent defective pencials in this sample...
*January 13, 2008 by Jamey*

**Data Management**

The producer of HB pencils has 720 pencils randomly chosen from each day's productions. A defect rate of 15% is acceptable. a) Assuming that 15% of all manufactured pencils are defective, what is the probability of finding at least 80 percent defective pencials in this sample...
*January 13, 2008 by Jamey*

**math**

jonathan bought 12 pencils. he gave his brother 1/2 of the pencils and gave his friend 1/4 of the pencils. how many pencils did his friend get
*May 1, 2012 by Lawrence*

**2ND GRADE MATH**

A store sells 2 boxes of 100 pencils and some single pencils. Choose all the numbers that show how many pencils the store could sell: 1. 219, 2. 206, 3. 120, 4. 182
*October 3, 2014 by ASG*

**MATH**

A box contains 6 red pencils and 8 black pencils. what fraction of thr pencils are red?
*January 16, 2013 by RYAN*

**math**

a box contains 4 red pencils nand ix black pencils. what fraction of the pencils are red
*February 5, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

A group of 6 children are choosing colors of pencils to use to draw a picture. The available colors are black, red, and blue. If the second child refuses to use red pencils and the third child refuses to use blue pencils, then how many ways are there for the children to choose...
*June 25, 2011 by Anonymous*

**math**

a box contains 6 red pencils and 8 black pencils. what fraction of the pencils are red
*February 2, 2012 by celest*

**math**

a store sells y+3 boxes of pencils. each box has 5y-7 pencils. how many pencils does the store sell?
*February 4, 2013 by leaky*

**math**

when ordering supplies , mr.williams accidentally ordered 12 more than twice his usual number of pencils.when the order arrived , he recieved 60 pencils. how many pencils does mr.williams usually order?
*March 1, 2012 by judy*

**math**

NELSON GOT A PACK OF 12 PENCILS. HE TOOK 3 PENCILS TO PUT IN HIS DESK AT SCHOOL AND 2 PENCILS TO PUT IN HIS LOCKER AT SCHOOL. WHAT IS THE FRACTION OF TOTAL PENCILS THAT NELSON TOOK TO SCHOOL?
*January 9, 2013 by ivan*

**math**

Mrs Sim gave pencils to every student in her class. If she gave each student 8 pencils, she would have 3 pencils left. If she gave 3 pencils to each student, she would have 188 pencils left. How mant students were there in Mrs Sims's class?
*June 23, 2012 by unknown*

**Math**

a store has 8 boxes each of red and black pencils. 4 boxes of red pencils and 6 boxes of black pencils are sold. how many pencils are left?
*December 10, 2012 by Nick*

**Mafth**

Which has more pencils, 3 packs with 40 pencils or 40 packs with 3 pencils? Explain.
*September 29, 2014 by Maf guy*

**math**

Nathan sells pencils in boxes of 10 and 12. Roy bought x boxes of 12 pencils. (a) Write down an expression, in terms of x, for the number of pencils Roy bought
*November 5, 2012 by Emily*

**math**

Greg's number of pencils is 3/5 the number of Tom's pencils. Together they have 56 pencils.How many pencils does Greg have? How many pencils does Tom have? How many more pencils does Tom have than Greg?
*January 10, 2015 by Sonia*

**Fractions**

Sam has 9 yellow pencils in his desk. 3/4 of his pencils are yellow. How many pencils does Sam have in his desk? 3rd grade fraction, slightly confusing to me
*January 26, 2014 by Lily*

**Math**

Mr. Smith has 17 18-cent notebooks and 7-cent pencils. The notebooks and pencils are worth $1.85. How many notebooks and how many pencils does Mr. Smith have? I would like to see how this is solved, not just the answer, that way I can learn how to do it.
*October 19, 2009 by Kelly*

**Math**

There are 8 pencils in a package. How many packages will be needed for 28 children if each child gets 4 pencils?
*April 22, 2013 by Taytay*

**hurestics**

haziq has $20.he buys 2 pencils.he has $25 after that.How much were the pencils if his father gave him $7?
*August 24, 2014 by nawfal tze wei's friend*

**math**

at the school store 6 pencils sell for $.99. at this rate what is the cost of 16 pencils?
*June 17, 2012 by Taylor*

**Maths**

A box contains pns and pencils in the ratio 6 : 5. There are 24 pens. How many pencils are there?
*March 27, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math**

The school store open on the first day of school with 30 notebooks and 18 pencils. Within two days it sold all of these items. On the first day, twice as many notebooks were sold as pencils. On the second day, for every 3 notebooks sold, 2 pencils were sold. how many notebooks...
*February 19, 2014 by lexus*

**5TH GRADE MATH**

EXPLAIN HOW YOU INTERPRET THE REMAINDER. THERE ARE 10 PENCILS TO BE GIVEN TO 3 STUDENTS. HOW MANY PENCILS DOES EACH STUDENT GET?
*October 22, 2013 by Stephon*

**math**

At the store, 6 pencils sell for $.99. At this rate what is the cost of 16 pencils?
*November 14, 2010 by Lilly*

**math**

If p pencils cost d dollars, how many pencils can be bought for c cents?
*January 24, 2015 by Irene Wu*

**statistics(HELP)ASAP**

an art school knows that in general they go through 38 colored pencils per week. they have asked their students to hold their pencils differently over the past 10 weeks and wonder whether this has made a significant difference in the number of penccils they go through. dat aon...
*March 8, 2013 by kim*

**statistics(HELP)ASAP**

an art school knows that in general they go through 38 colored pencils per week. they have asked their students to hold their pencils differently over the past 10 weeks and wonder whether this has made a significant difference in the number of penccils they go through. dat aon...
*March 8, 2013 by `leslie*

**math**

the bookstore normally sells mechanical pencils for $6.50. this week the pencils are discounted by 25%. to the nearest cent, what is the amount of the discount?
*December 26, 2014 by anonymous*

**math**

each box has 10 pencils . how many pencils do 3 boxes have ?
*January 21, 2011 by jordan*

**maths**

10 pencils in each packet 46 pencils how many packets are needed
*February 25, 2012 by jack *

**algebra **

If pencils sell at 6 for 59 cents,how many pencils can be bought for $2.95?
*November 22, 2014 by ariana*

**Math**

If a shopkeeper sold 15 boxes of pencils on Mon and Tues. He sold 3 more boxes on Mon then on Tues. There were 12 pencils in each box. How many pencils did he sell on Monday.
*December 1, 2010 by Kelsey*

**math**

Tom has $10 that he wants to use to buy pens and pencils. However, he does not want to buy more pens than pencils. A pen costs $3, and a pencil costs $1. Which graph represents this scenario? (Here, x represents the number of pens and y the number of pencils.)
*December 24, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math**

"A 12-pack of cinnamon scented pencils sells for $3.00 at a school booster club sale. What is the sales tax rate if the total cost of the pencils is $3.21?" what is the answer and how do you show the work?
*January 9, 2012 by Unknown *

**math**

In a cupboard there are pencils, rulers and books. The number of pencils is 15 more than that of rulers. The number of books is three times that of rulers. If the number of pencils is p, which one of the expressions below represents the total number of items in the cupboard?
*January 9, 2015 by king*

**Math**

In a store, pencils have one price and pens have another. 3 Pencils and 2 pens cost 78 cents. 2 pencils and 3 pens cost 72 cents. How much does 1 pencil and 1 pen cost? Help! I dont get this.
*April 16, 2013 by Nomad*

**math**

a shopkeeper sold a total of 15 boxes of pencils on monday and tuesday. he sold 3 more boxes on monday than on tuesday. there were 12 pencils in each box. how many pencils did he sell on monday?
*October 18, 2013 by gaby*

**math**

pencils come in packs of 20 for 2.79 if 18 8th graders and 19 7th graders need 4 pencils how much would it cost?
*September 10, 2012 by sarah*

**math**

In a cupboard there are pencils, rulers and books. The number of pencils is 15 more than that of rulers. The number of books is three times that of rulers. If the number of pencils is p,write the equation to represents the total number of items in the cupboard?
*January 9, 2015 by king *

**4th grade fractions**

Word Problem: Aaron has 9 new pencils. 4 of them are not red, 3 of them are blue, and 2 of them are yellow. What fraction of the pencils are NOT red? 4/9 or 5/9 ?
*December 17, 2008 by Ms. Lynn*

**Math**

Ratio of pens to pencils is 3:8; What could be the total number of pens and pencils? Can you explain how do you get the answer because I am studying for my test. Thank you very much for your help.
*January 10, 2013 by Mia PLEASE HELP ME*

**Math**

1/why can 0 be divided by any number , but any number cann't be divided by 0? Answer: I don't know.. 2/ Mr. Cruz is planning to give each of his students 2 pencils for their math test . Pencils come in packs of 8 . If he has 32 students ,can he open enough packs to give all ...
*October 19, 2014 by Nnh*

**math**

pencils come in packages of 24. The teacher needs 80 pencils for a test. How many packages will he need to purchase?
*February 19, 2013 by sarah*

**gifted math**

24 pencils in a box each student in the class gets 6. There are no pencils left over. How many students are in the class? write an equation to represent the situation.
*January 26, 2015 by brooke*

**mathematics**

In a package of 25 colored pencils, 8 are red .if you bought 125 pencils, how many would be red ?
*February 27, 2014 by Delroy*

**math**

draw a picture showing 4 pencils and a number of pens in which the ratio of pencils to pens is 2:3.
*June 3, 2014 by faith*

**Math**

A box contains 4 red penciks and 6 black pencils what fraction of the pencils are red
*December 1, 2014 by Trinity*

**math**

A box contains 4 red pencils, 3 blue pencils, and 3 yellow pencils. What is the probability that a student randomly selects a blue pencil, keeps it, then a second student randomly selects a yellow pencil? A. 1/10 B. 3/10 C. 6/10 D. 9/10
*April 2, 2013 by andrea*

**math**

Ratio of pens to pencils is 3:8; What could be the total number of pens and pencils?
*January 9, 2013 by Mia PLEASE HELP ME*

**Math**

six pencils cost $1.32.At this rate,how much will 5 pencils cost?
*January 28, 2013 by Nicole A*

**Math**

Mr. Smith has 17 18-cent notebooks and 7-cent pencils. The notebooks and pencils are worth $1.85. How many notebooks and how many pencils does Mr. Smith have?
*October 25, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Mr. White notices that of the 30 students in his science class, 18 are using yellow pencils, 6 are using blue pencils, 4 are using erasable ink pens, and 2 are using mechanical pencils. If his class is representative of the student body, and there are 600 students in the ...
*March 4, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Casper bought some pencils at $.50 each. He had $3 left after the purchase. If he wanted to buy the same number of note pads at $.80 each, he would be short $1.50. Write a linear equation for the number of pencils he purchased. Then solve it.
*September 30, 2013 by Kris*

**5th grade math-ms sue**

ms. sue*****ann and celia have 5 pens, 18 pencils, anf 22 erasers. If they share them equally, how many pencils will each one have?
*August 27, 2009 by LEXI*

**math**

Jim paid $ 5.55 for 1 notepad and 7 pencils. Anne paid $ 12.28 for 3 notepads and 2 pencils. How much does each notepad cost? Show all work. Thanks
*April 7, 2014 by Billy*

**Math**

Jim paid $ 5.55 for 1 notepad and 7 pencils. Anne paid $ 12.28 for 3 notepads and 2 pencils. How much does each notepad cost? Show all work
*April 7, 2014 by Bill*

**Algebra 1**

4 pencils and 5 pens cost $2.00; 3 pencils and 4 pens cost $1.58. Write out a system of equations that would represent this situation.
*April 18, 2014 by Alex*

**math**

charlotte has 3 times as many pencils in her schoolbox as rebecca.together they have a total of 24 pencills. how many pencils does rebecca have?
*August 19, 2010 by charnette*

**algebra**

Rachael bought 12 pencils and 7 markers for $5.36, and later bought 8 pencils and 5 markers for $3.68. Find the cost of each pencil and marker.
*March 16, 2011 by cody*

**math, help**

how do i write the equations so i can solve it i will do the solving but help me out with the equation please.for the following: Four pencils and five pens cost$2.00. THree pencils and four pens cost $1.58. Find the cost fo a pencil and the cost of a pen. and then also for ...
*January 13, 2007 by jasmine20*

**Math**

Leo has 8 more markers than colored pencils. He has a total of 32 markers and colored pencils. How many of each kind does he have?
*October 20, 2011 by Dena*

**math**

The box has 18 pencils.Divide the box into sixths. 1/6 of 18=? Now do I divide the box in single rows of six and each row there's three pencils? and my answer is 6? Thanks liz.
*May 13, 2009 by liz*

**3rd grade math**

Anna uses 1 eraser for every 2 packs of pencils she uses. If she uses 10 packs of pencils in a year, how many erasers will she use?
*December 11, 2014 by Justine*

**math**

8 pens cost $4 more than 8 pencils. Harry paid $8 for 4 pens and 4 pencils. What was the cost of a pencil?
*March 7, 2012 by Anonymous*

**matH**

casper bought some pencils at .50 cents each. he had $3.00 left after purchase. if he wanted to buy the same number of notep[ads at .80 cents each he would be short $1.50 write a linear equation for the number of pencils he purchased. Solve
*January 21, 2013 by Anonymous*

**English**

1. I have three colored pencils. 2. I have three color pencils. (Which one is right?) 3. Leather is (a) treated animal skin which is used for making shoes, clothes, bags, and furniture. (Do we have to use'a' or not in this entence?)
*April 23, 2010 by rfvv*

**algebra**

the cost of 3 makers and 2 pencils is $1.80. The cost of 4 markers and 6 pencils is $2.90. What is the cost of each item?
*June 16, 2010 by Anonymous*

**College Algebra**

Pencils cost 20 cents and pens cost 50 cents. Mabel buys x pencils and y pens, spending $2.00. Write an equation in standard form with integer coefficients that relates x and y.
*November 20, 2013 by Haley*

**Math**

Multiply a 3- digit number by a 1- digit number 1/in a package of pencils , 8 are yellow and 4 are blue . How many yellow pencils are in 426 packages? The answer: 4+8=12 12*426= 5,112 2/ A single pencil can draw a line equal to the length of 616 football fields! If you wanted ...
*March 31, 2014 by Nnn*

**Math**

The bookseller sells packages of 15 pens each and 12 pencils each.they want the same number of pens and pencils in their next order.find the smallest number of packages
*October 5, 2014 by Ri*

**algebra**

the cost of three markers and two pencils is 1.80 the cost of four markers and six pencils is 2.90 what is the cost of each item?
*June 2, 2010 by lil*

**algebra**

3 pencils cost $.03 more than 2 pen,and 1 pen and 10 pencils together cost $2.40.Determine the cost of each writing tool
*February 29, 2012 by Herbert*

**mircoeconomic**

Lakshani has $5 to spend on pens and pencils. Each pen costs $0.50 and each pencil costs $0.10. She is thinking about buying 6 pens and 20 pencils. The last pen would add five times as much to her total utility as the last pencil.
*November 18, 2008 by lisa*

**ols**

cost 10 pens and 5 pencils is100.then find the cost of 8 pens and 4 pencils
*September 24, 2011 by dinesh*

**math**

1) Can someone tell me how the write 4x^3 + y^2 - 4y + 36=0 in standard equation (solve for y and complete the squares). 2) A pencil manufacturer determines that the daily cost c in dollars of producing n dozen pencils is given by c=(n^2/25,000) - (2n/5) +40000. a) How many ...
*September 1, 2009 by Chris*

**algebra**

of ten boxes, five contain pencils, four contain pens, and two contain both pencils and pens. How many boxes are empty??
*January 14, 2009 by Zachary*

**Math**

How do you solve this question: The cost of 3 markers and 2 pencils is $1.80. The cost of 4 markers and 6 pencils is $2.90. What is the cost of each item?
*May 25, 2009 by Angie*

**College Algebra**

Pencils cost 20 cents and pens cost 50 cents. Mabel buys x pencils and y pens, spending $2.00. what is the slope and what does it represent? what is the y-intercept and what does it represent?
*December 11, 2013 by Sarah*

**Algebra1**

Sally bought some ordinary pencils and 4 times as many special pencils. Each ordinary pencil cost $0.20 and each special pencil cost $0.35. She spent $14.40. How many of each pencil did she buy? Please show me how you got your answer. Thank you.
*October 5, 2009 by Samantha*

**Math**

Callie has 5 yellow pencils 5 red pencils 1 white pencil and 4 pink pencils in her desk drawer. If she picks a pencil at random from her drawer, what is the probability that she will not pick a yellow one A.1/3 B.2/3 C.4/15 D.3/5 B? Billy has 4 red marbles 5 green marbles and ...
*December 10, 2012 by Jerald*

**Math**

uh oh if pencils cost 20 cents and pens cost 30 cents each find the cost of the following items number 36 has r pens and p pencils
*August 21, 2007 by Leo*

**Math**

if pencils cost 20 cents and pens cost 30 cents each how much does it cost for p pencils?
*August 21, 2013 by Mikayla*

**math-algebra**

There are 10 boxes,if 7 contain pens,3 contain pens and pencils,2 contain pencils only.how many empty boxes are there?
*February 1, 2012 by nerisha*

**math 1 question!!!!!!**

Which situation best represents a proportional relationship? (1 point) Kelly sold 2 rings for $3 and 3 rings for $6.<----- Lawrence packed 27 plates in 9 boxes and 81 plates in 27 boxes. Jeff ran 4 miles in 20 minutes and 6 miles in 24 minutes. Francesca placed 8 pencils in...
*June 3, 2014 by Anonymous*

**College Algebra**

Pencils cost 20 cents and pens cost 50 cents. Mabel buys x pencils and y pens, spending $2.00. Write an equation in slope-intercept form that expresses y in terms of x. slope= -2/5 what does it represent? y-intercept= 4 what does it represent?
*December 11, 2013 by Sarah*

**english grammar**

Are the qutation marks correctin either number one or two? 1.“Did the professor say,” Put down your pencils?”’ Janice asked. 2. "Did the professor say, 'Put down your pencils?’ Janice asked
*May 28, 2009 by dick*

**maths**

a box of red,blue and green pencils contains 20 in all.there are 6 times as many blue pencilas green ones,and fewer rd pencils than blue ones. how many red pencilsare in he box
*February 13, 2011 by chrisopher *