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Math
How to write a math story that includes 4 examples... Possible math topics include: introduction to functions investigating quadratics quadratics highs & lows exponential functions fiancial applications of exponential function acute triangle trigonometry I'm taken MCF3M math ...
January 13, 2011 by Tarkan

Math
What is the best way to study for a math test? Also, what is the best/most efficient way to write a math test? The format of my tests is usually basic questions, and then word problems. I'm always pressed for time at the end, so I have to scramble when answering the word ...
March 6, 2008 by Lucy

Math
O God I hate word problems! Is there any mechanical way to memorize word problems? Can anyone just change this Following word prob to equations pls. I can do the rest! Sam invested $4500, part at 7%, the rest at 8 1/2%. After one year, the interest earned on 7% investment was...
April 14, 2010 by Me

Math
Can somebody help me out here. I want to know why I am good with math problems but I don't get word problems until it is made out of a equation. The reason is that you have learned math as procedures and facts...math as a form of thinking, or analysis, hasn't sunk into your ...
August 29, 2005 by Miss Strawberry

Math
Can someone check these inequality word problems to see if I did them right? Correct me if I'm wrong! Write a linear inequality using word problems. 1. A sculptor is selling his work at an exhibit to earn at least $25,600 in revenue. Small pieces go for $1600 and large pieces ...
January 13, 2014 by Anonymous

word problems
I can never do word problems...please help!!!! Larry is 8 yrs older than his sister.In 3 yrs, hr will be twice as old as she will be then.how old is each now?
April 7, 2011 by Bella

Math / Fractions
I am having a hard time figuring out how to solve these fraction word problems. For example: A patch of dirt needs 3 5/6 cubic yards (yd3) of concrete to cover it. If Nick decides to cover only 3/4 of the dirt . how much sod does he need. How do I work this problem? It has ...
August 27, 2008 by Jenni

math-word problems with quadratics
I have 5 questions... 1) The sum of two numbers is 12. Their product is 36. Find the two numbers. 2) The sum of two numbers is -15. Their product is -100. Find the two numbers. 3) The sum of two numbers is -8. Their product is 12. Find the two numbers. 4) The length of a ...
May 1, 2007 by Dakota

math
i need help with convering quadratics to standard form
July 21, 2010 by sybrina

math
Are all quadratics of the form y = ax^2+bx +c and y = -ax^2+bx +c functions? Explain your answer.
May 6, 2013 by Key

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

WORD PROBLEMS HELP
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME WITH ASSISTENCE ON THE PREVIOUS PROBLEMS....OR SHOW ME HOW OR WHAT FORMULA TO USE.....ANYTHING IS HELPFU.
April 14, 2008 by JESSICA 33

Math (Quadratics)
If the quadratic equation for x {1+(a+b)^2}x^2−2(2a+2b+1)x+5=0 has real roots, what is the value of a^3+b^3+6ab+a+b?
June 26, 2013 by Drake

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
I need to find the vertex and make a graph using quadratics. y=xsquared+11x+10
May 5, 2009 by Brad

word scramble
PLEASE HELP!!!! I have a 24 letter word that I am having problems unscrambling.. eyspoopcsadhohgogtasodou
June 13, 2014 by Lisa

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

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
find the equations of the quadratics given the following information zeros of 5 and 9 an optimal value of -2 using the formula y=a(x-s)(x-t)
November 8, 2010 by Ted

thx 4 the help roger
thx 4 the help i got the steps You're welcome and I'm glad you understood the steps. Now use that strategy with your other word problems. Identify what the variable(s) are, convert them to equations, then solve the equations. Always be sure to test your answers to see if they ...
September 9, 2006 by alejandra

math
i need help with word problems dealing with estimation
October 10, 2007 by Kennari

Math
three possible word problems for the equation 20-4x=-80
February 1, 2010 by Crystal

math algebra
the perimeter of a basketball court is 268 feet. the area is 4200 ft2. find the dimensions. using quadratics
April 9, 2013 by Vinnie

Algebra
Here is the problem: A two-digit number is eight times the sum of its digits.When the number is added to the number obtained by reversing the digits,the sum is 99. Find the original number. Please explain hot to solve it and it would help a lot to if you explain other algebra ...
May 31, 2010 by Anonymous

Algebra
Here is the problem: A two-digit number is eight times the sum of its digits.When the number is added to the number obtained by reversing the digits,the sum is 99. Find the original number. Please explain hot to solve it and it would help a lot to if you explain other algebra ...
May 31, 2010 by Please help

math
In Quadratics Grade Ten:How do you find the coordinates of the vertex? What is the Optimum value mean? What are the zeros of the relation? How do you know if the parbola is Maximum or Minimum?
March 26, 2010 by confused

Math
In a mixed number or fraction problem, you have dividing and multiplying. Now if you were given a list of multiplying and dividing mixed number and fraction word problems, how can you tell the difference between multipling and divinding word problems. It would be easier to ...
July 6, 2005 by N/A

Probability problems
I need help with two word problems that have to do with probability. Can someone please help me?
May 21, 2008 by Gayla

Math
What are the connections to word problems for direct and Inverse Variations and why are they functions?
May 31, 2008 by Anonymous

Math
What are the connections to word problems for direct and Inverse Variations and why are they functions?
May 31, 2008 by Anonymous

Math
Give four word problems making and organizing list
May 20, 2010 by Shelly

math
I am taking a job related test consisting of several math sections. I have been out of school for quite some time and am looking to find the easiest place to get tips and tutorials to solve these questions. The topics are as follows: multiplication and division of fractions ...
September 3, 2011 by jay

algebra
solving quadratics
April 19, 2010 by bri

math
do you know any good sites that have polynomial word problems for people in grade 9?
April 20, 2008 by Ella

Math...PLEASE HELP!!!
What are the connections to word problems for direct and Inverse Variations and why are they functions?
May 31, 2008 by Abby

Math
I'm struggling with system applications word problems. Can some please explain on how to do it? Thanks
February 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
Put the quadratics below into vertex form by completing the square. state the vertex. a) y=x^2 - 4x-21
March 8, 2014 by Lily

Math
Put the quadratics below into vertex form by completing the square. state the vertex. y=2x^2 - 4x-6
March 8, 2014 by Lily

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

Maths
Factorise to quadratics X^2+5x-14 X^2-x-90 X^2-13x+40
November 18, 2013 by Suzy

Maths
Factorise into quadratics X^2-4x-21 X^2-4x+3 X^2+9x-36
November 18, 2013 by Matt

math
I need real life example word problems using to ngative interjers.
August 31, 2010 by LaLa

Maths
Factorise these quadratics X^2-36 X^2-121 X^2-169
November 18, 2013 by Jack

Math (Quadratics)(Discriminants)
If a is a real number and a cubic equation f(x)=x^3−8x^2+(a+12)x−2a has a repeated root, what is the sum of all the possible values of a?
June 26, 2013 by Drake

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

algebra
factoring quadratics cubed. 54x^3-15x^2-6x
January 27, 2012 by Jmzee Smith

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

math
Do you know any sites that have circumcenter, orthocenter or centroid word problems?? i really need the practise.. please help!
October 19, 2008 by Garrick

Math help
Can someone check these inequality word problems to see if I did them right? Correct me if I'm wrong! Write a linear inequality using word problems. 1. While at a bakery mitch decides to purchase some cupcakes and brownies to share with his friends. He can spend up to $25 and ...
January 13, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
I hate word problems! Can anyone just change this Following word prob to equations pls. I can do the rest! Sam invested $4500, part at 7%, the rest at 8 1/2%. After one year, the interest earned on 7% investment was $150 less than the interest earned on the 8 1/2%. How much ...
April 15, 2010 by Me

math
On Monday afternoon, Andrew rowed his boat with current for 4.5 hours and covered 27 miles, stopping in the evening at a campground. On Tuesday morning he returned to his starting point against the current in 6.75 hours. Find the speed of the current and the rate at which ...
January 26, 2011 by Sean charles

math
there's a question that I don't understand and the direction says that 'solve problems as combination integer problems.remember to rewrite all double sign problems as combination problems before solving' and here's a question 50- -61+ - 170 =
January 22, 2008 by allie

Math
I am having problems understanding how to solve problems like the following: a2 + b2 = c2 Please help me where I can understand solving problems such as the one above.
March 30, 2009 by Jasmine

Math
An appliance store sells three brands of TV sets, brands A, B, and C. The profit per set is $30 for brand A, $50 for brand B, and $60 for brand C. The total warehouse space allotted to all brands is sufficient for 600 sets, and the inventory is delivered only once per month. ...
October 25, 2006 by Dolores

Algebra
Can you please help me with these Algebra word problems? Complete the following word problems. 1. Tell whether the table represents inverse variation. If so, write the inverse variation equation and solve for y when x = 4. Show work that supports your conclusions. Table: ...
March 28, 2014 by Student

accounting
Can someone give me the site where I can do practice problems for Managerial Accounting. My instructor bases his exam on the CPA, the homework is easy. He said that he wants us to think outside the box. I need practice. All were word problems.
July 29, 2010 by Carol

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

Algebra 2
I am having trouble with my last two word problems on a homework assignment. For some reason I just can not get word problems and get frusterated. I hope someone can help. Alan was able to rent a moving van for $99 with unlimited mileage or $49 plus .80 per mile. What mileage ...
February 21, 2011 by Monica

algebra1B
i have no clue how to convert quadratics to standard form can you help me with this problem? x^2-4x-38=-8
July 21, 2010 by sybrina

Math
Kenneth has 22 math problems to do for homework. He has 12 problems done.How many more problems does he left?if he completes 1 problem every minute,how many more minutes does he have to work?
August 27, 2013 by Tanny

Strategies for understanding Math
How can a teacher use a word problems as a means of helping students construct strategies for the basic math facts?
March 12, 2008 by Ashley

Math
Can someone check these inequality word problems to see if I did them right? Correct me if I'm wrong! Write a linear inequality using word problems. 2. Zenaida is celebrating her birthday at a local pizza parlor. The all you can eat meal costs $8 per adult and $5 per child. ...
January 13, 2014 by Anonymous

Algebra 2
I am trying to factor a 4th degree polynomial that does not have any rational roots. I need to somehow get it factored into two quadratics. Anyone know of a method to use. 3x^4 - 8x^3 - 5x^2 + 16x - 5 Two of the irrational roots are 1.135.. and 0.382.. but that won't help you ...
March 9, 2007 by Brenda

Math
how do you do these problems?? 5-26 2-2/9 8-2/3 4/3+6 But I can do these types pf problems ( don't need help with problems below) 3/4 + 1/10 and 5/6 - 1/4 Please Help!! Thanks!!!
December 2, 2010 by Erin

biology
On a television talk show, a guest claims that people who exercise vigorously for 15 minutes or more every day are able to solve math problems more rapidly than people who have no vigorous exercise in their daily routine. Describe a controlled experiment that could be ...
December 23, 2013 by ms.sue help

Math
Yolanda completed 14/25 of her math problems before her break and 1/5 of her math problems after her break. What fraction of her math problems did she complete?
November 8, 2012 by Bell

algebra
How long will the ball be in the air until it lands on the ground when h=-4.9t+28t+3.2 quadratics
May 22, 2013 by Help

HCA220
I answered several question for an assignment and I need help to understand how I got it wrong. The assignment dwelt medical terms. The following three were marked wrong. Please help! Use the word bank below to build the medical word that corresponds to each definition in ...
November 30, 2009 by Dan

Math - Quadratics
Hey, I have some questions. How would I find the domain and range for these equations: y = -5x^2 + 1 y = 3x^2 + 3 x = -x^2 + 5 Also, how would I solve these equations: (2x + 2)^2 = 1 7x = 3x^2 - 1 Thanks for the help!
January 8, 2009 by G

Algebra 2
What are the solutions of the quadratic equation? 2x^2 – 16x + 32 = 0 How do I solve this, I'm kinda new to quadratics and there confusing >.>
November 22, 2013 by Bailee Morris

Trig
I need help with these kind of problems. We are dealing with word problems and/or pictures that are solved by the Law of Sin or Cosine. If any one kows a wonderful web site that can help with these, I would greatly appreciate it. A parollelogram has side lengths 3 and 5, and ...
November 9, 2009 by Jennifer

MATH
I have 12 word problems to do for my class today. I am not very good at them. Any suggestions on how to set them up? they vary from question to question
September 25, 2008 by jennifer

Math/Probability
How do I calcuate probability word problems
May 7, 2013 by Nikki

GED-Word Problems
Helen is taking a word processing class 2 nights a week for 13 weeks. She hires a babysitter each night she is in class. How many nights in all will she need to hire a babysitter?
April 18, 2012 by kayla

Mathematics
Maria answered all the problems on her math test. She answered 80 percent of the problems correctly. If she answered 6 problems incorrectly, how many problems were on the test?
July 19, 2012 by Willie

fractions word problems fifth gradee
I have fraction word problem made from a recipe. If it takes 2 1/2 cups of oatmeal to make 30 cookies. How much oatmeal will it take to make 120 cookies?
November 4, 2010 by jermall

math
kenneth has 22 math problems to do for homeworks he has 12 problems done. How many more problems does he have left? If he completes 1 problem every minute, how many more minutes does he have to work?
October 5, 2011 by wonderer

quadratics math
the height of a triangle is 4cm shorter than its base. if the triangle has an area of 48cm2, find the length of the base of the triangle.
May 25, 2014 by Kiirsty

Social Studies
I need help on these problems: 1.This water rising device cosists a simple leaver. 2.Which Egyptain word decribes the word Red Land, the desert 3.This Egyptaion god is represented by the Niles croc. 4.Blank is one of the world's oldest civilation and Busch Garden's newest area...
December 4, 2007 by Miley

math
I am helping my child with this. Can you show me how to Solve word problems by writing an equation with a variable to represent the given information and then solve the equatin.
April 13, 2007 by prscilla

math word problems
a toy costs $16.50; if you buy 10 you only pay $148. How much money is saved per toy by buying 10 if them.
November 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Word Problems!!!!
Help with the following problems: 1. Leah bought 2 boxes of cookies. She ate 3 and found that she had 21 left. How many cookies were in each box? 2. Arturo built 3 sandcastles with 6 towers each. Paco built 5 sandcastles with 4 towers each. Who built more towers? How many more...
October 4, 2011 by Candy Corn 

math
matthew got 36 problems right out of a total of 40 problems on a test. What percent of the problems did he get right?
November 14, 2010 by Michelle

algebra
help with week 8 word problems in mat116
March 23, 2010 by cynthia

Math 12A
Each side of a square is 20cm. Four points on the sides are joined as shown to form an inner square. What is the minimum area of the inner square? Can anyone help with this using quadratics? Please!
February 25, 2012 by Me & u

Math,Word problems(algebra)
Kai Ling has 4m kg of flour.She bought 2 more packets of flour, each of mass m kg.How much does she has now in terms of m? Please help me
September 23, 2011 by kimi

Math
I'm doing some word problems on finding the areas of rectangles, its just like all complicated. I don't understand how to do them. For example: A square field had 3 m added to its length and 2m added to its width. The area is 90 m2(squared). Find the length of a side of the ...
April 29, 2009 by Michelle

Math
Dear Reiny! U r a life-saver! Is there a short cut to how can I set the question or change word problems into math one? It seems that this is my problem! Also, why did my way worked as well with different answers? My answers satisfied all equations as well. Many thanks.
April 9, 2010 by Me

quadratics
a firework is modelled by the relation h=-4.9(t-9)^2+170 h=height above ground in metres and t=time in seconds what are the co-ordinates of the vertex of this parabola?
June 30, 2010 by kyle

math word problems
a room is 24 feet long,18feet wide and 9 feet high. how many square yards of wallpaper are needed to paper the four walls?
October 2, 2007 by rebeca

Math Word problems (3rd Grade)
Shondra has 72 roses and 48 lilies. She wants to make 8 bouquets with them, with the same number of each type of flower in each bouquet. How many flowers will be in each bouquet?
April 30, 2012 by Trey

math
Mike completed 19 math problems before dinner for tonight’s homework, and he completed x problems after dinner. Write an expression to determine the total number of problems he completed.
November 6, 2011 by adam

algebra
I have a few math questions I made them just like my actual problems so that I can go through the steps you have went through to answer my own problems...Again THESE ARE NOT THE REAL PROBLEMS JUST EXAMPLES LIKE MINE WITH DIFFERENT NUMBERS. I don't know how to complete these ...
June 12, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
For each of the following quadratics, determine if the equation has a max or a min, determine the value of the max or min, the direction of opening and the vertex. y = -2(x + 3)2 – 4 y = 4(x – 3)2 + 7 y = -x2 y = -˝(x + 6)2
June 24, 2010 by Ryan

psychology 210
I want someone to please help me with the asignment psychology and health problems. resource:figure 4.3on page.127 of psychology and the challenges of life:Adjustmentin the new millennium write a 1,050 to 1,400 word paper. summarize the multi-factorial model and how it relates...
September 29, 2009 by lorraine

9th grade math word problems
i never can do word problems....please help... i got 7 of them.....these are word for word 1) Larry is 8 yrs older than his sister.In 3 yrs, hr will be twice as old as she will be then.how old is each now? 2) Jennifer is 6 yrs older than Sue. in 4 yrs, she will be twice as old...
April 7, 2011 by Angel

Integrating quadratics?
find the antiderivative of f(x) = x^3(x-2)^2 I factored this out and got x^5-4x^4+4x^2 I'm supposed to integrate this. I don't know how. Someone help me please? BTW, multiple choice options are: A B C D
April 26, 2012 by Now What Do I Do?

math
So I've been having trouble solving some problems. Mainly problems that look like this 5-(t+3)=-1+2(t-3) what causes problems is the 5- part. I asked my teacher for help, and he gave me a hint, which is to distribute a -1 like 5+(-1)(t)+(-1)(3) But I still don't get it? Can ...
October 7, 2010 by katherine

Math
Eden took a quiz with 15 problems and got 3/5 of the problems correct.how many problems did she get correct.
February 5, 2014 by Nicole

geometry
How are proportions solved when brought out in word problems?
November 18, 2008 by brooke

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