# problem solving - math

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math
What strategy did you use in solving this problem? 22. Suppose that you wanted to find the whole numbers represented by each of the letters in the following addition problem: Which problem-solving strategy might be most helpful to you in solving this problem? (You need not ...

beginning chemistry
The problem says indicate the the number of sig. figs. that should be present in the answers to the following problem without solving the problem. 0.70 x 7.00 x 6.880= What is a sig.fig. and how can you find them without solving the problem? It doesn't make sense

English
1. To come up with possible solutions to a problem is referred to as: A. decision making. B. concept mapping. C. critical thinking. D. problem solving. is it D 2. "Should I apply for a job or go for an internship?" is an example of which stage in the problem-solving process? A...

Psychology
Why is problem solving considered the highest level of mental activity? What makes an individual good at problem solving?

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 ...

lattice math
Why should we estimate before solving a problem? We should estimate before solving a problem to make sure our answer is close to the real answer. Here's a simple problem. Suppose we want to find wnat a 6% tax on a \$10 purchase would be. When you do the math, the answer depends...

Algebra 2
Solving Quadratic Systems x^2+y^2=2 x^2-6y=10 I'm having trouble solving this problem.

writing
Discuss how, as a professional, you may be able to assist children in refining their learning and metacognitive problem-solving strategies. At what stage in the maturation process do you believe it is most important to address a child’s learning and problem-solving ...

Math
Can someone please work out the steps in solving this elimination problem. Thank you. The problem is x + 2y = -7 x - 5y = 7

MATH PROBLEM
COULD I GET HELP SOLVING THIS PROBLEM USING THE DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY 5(W-5)= 10 W =

Child Development
Discuss how as a professional, you may be able to assist children in refining their learning and metacognitive problem-solving strategies. At what stage in the maturation process do you believe it is most important to address a child’s learning and problem-solving strategies?

math problem
haveing problem solving 8x -(6x+7)= -3 The solution is x =

MATH
Solving by graphing DQ 1 Solving by substitution Solving by elimination Which method do you think would be best to solve this system? y=10x-8 y=1/2x+5

HELP-PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
probably the most famous approach to problem solving is Polya's four-step process. Describe the four-step process.

Math - Problem solving
I used the guess and check method for solving this problem but would like to know how to set up the equation. A camp counselor buys granola bars and juice drinks for the campers. She decides to buy 3 times as many drinks as granola bars. Predict how many of each she can buy on...

MATH
I've been having problems with solving equations that involve fractions with the following problem can I get some help for solving equations that involve fractions? x+1=2/3x Thanks for the help.

Math
The problem states that "5 to 8 is as 15 to w." I'm having some trouble solving this because I am unsure of what the problem is asking me to do. Some help would be appreciated. Thank you! :)

This is an inequality problem/question. I dont know if I'm right in solving this problem: 15 ≤-k/4-9 (k/4 is a fraction) Please help! I got 5.25 ≤k

Math Problem Solving
6n+(8n-2n)+3/2

Math Problem Solving
6n+(8n-2n)+3/2

Calculus
I am having trouble solving this problem: "Find where the tangent line is horizontal for r=1+cos(theta)" I would really appreciate the feedback, I'd like to know how to go about solving problems like these. Thank you!

Chemistry
I need help in solving this problem: A certain substance has a heat of vaporization of 42.46 kJ/mol. At what Kelvin temperature will the vapor pressure be 5.00 times higher than it was at 291 K? I know that I have to use the Clausius-Clapeyron equation, but what would I be ...

Math
I need help solving this problem. 17 11/12 ÷ 6 1/10

Math
I need help solving this problem. x - 3 > 8

math
I need help solving this problem -x-7x=

math
I need help solving this problem; 7-3(2t-5)+4t=-18

math
can anybody help me to understand solving this problem 8/x=2/5x=

Math
I need help in solving this: Problem #1 For f(x)=-6x3+10 find f(4) and f(-4) Problem #2 For g(x)=20-5x2 find f(1) and f(-1)

math
Need help in solving these Problem #1 For f(x)=-6x3+10 find f(4) and f(-4) Problem #2 For g(x)=20-5x2 find f(1) and f(-1)

Write a real-world problem that you can solve by adding or subtracting.Then give your problem to a classmate to solve.

algebra
Explain the difference between solving a system of equations by the algebraic method and the graphical method. Someone also wants to know why there are different methods for solving the same problem-what would you tell him? Tiffany Oakes

math
8 / (4 / (-28)) = -56 I don't understand why? what are the steps to solving this problem?

College Math
I need help solving this problem, s/5 - 5/s=0

math
How would I go about solving this problem? (-6x^6)(-6x^2x^6)

math
What are the tricks in solving words problem?

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. ...

Algebra II
Solving the formula for the indicated variable. I=prt,for r I need help knowing how to solve this problem step by step. its easier with numbers and a fraction in the problem but this problem just threw me off.......HELP PLEASE!!!!

Math
show me the steps to solving this problem? 3k/5+44=12k/25+8

Math Problem Solving
6n+(8n-2n)+3 ____________ 2 simplfy this expression

math
I am solving a problem and have -cos(a)=-1/2. How do I solve for a?

algebra
im having a hard time solving a problem that is 9x+9y=-18 do you think you can help me with this problem

Solving rational inequalities
problem #1 (1+x)/(2x+3)<1 algebraically problem #2 1/(x^2+2x+1) > 2 graphically TIA please ignore this

Problem Solving
What form does Bernoulli's equation take if we use the information in the problem statement that P1=P2?

Algebra help
I need help solving this problem 1/5(2x - 10)+4x= -3(1/5x +4) Can someone at least walk me through this problem? Please and thanks!

Math Analysis
What is the approximate horizontal distance traveled by a soccer ball that is kicked at an angle of 30 degrees with an initial speed of 60 feet per second? a) 84 ft b) 88 ft c) 93 ft d) 97 ft e) 105 ft ==> I tried solving it by solving for x in the equation cos30 = x/60, x ...

math
Hi I need help with this math problem: The plane that contains the points (8,3,1), (2,6,3), and (4,6,2) has an equation of the form ax + by + cz = d. Find coefficients for this equation, trying two different approaches to the problem. One method uses vectors, another does not...

math
how can i estimate in the first step of solving a division problem

math
I need help solving this problem please. Solve the equation. (x-2)(2x+1)=0

Math
How do problem solving using model addition and subtraction

math
I'm having problem understanding and trying to solving x/2=5/15 x= can somebody help me with this.

Math
How do you know which operation to choose when solving a real life problem?

Math
Chapter 27, lesson 5 problem solving: use formulas

algebra
would you help me write a logic application for andy has the cards1,5,and 7 belle has the crds 5,4,and 7 carol has the cards 2,4 and 6 whats the salient facts of the problem? explain the strategy for solving the problem? present a step by step solution for the problem.

Math
Need help solving this problem. If there's an equation at the end, need help in how to solve that also. Compounded interest problem. Principal \$825. Rate 4%. Compounded Annually. Time 10 years.

algebra
3x^2-5=16 solving equation I see no one is answer ansy problem could some please I need this problem tonight.

math
I need help solving this math problem I am so lost when it comes to these problems. Which is the difference of 25 1/8 - 12 3/4

math
Could you help me in solving the following problem? If x varies inversely as the square of y and x=2 when y=1 find x when y=2

math
how to do a problem solving stratigy of making a table/find a pattern

math
how to do a problem solving stratigy of making a table/find a pattern

math
how to do a problem solving stratigy of making a table/find a pattern

math
I'm having trouble solving this problem: definite integral (2-t)(sqrt(t)), 0..2

Math
What scenic structures are featured in chapter 2 Problem Solving on Location?

Unable to help my child with this problem... 71.33=9/5k-459.67 solving for k

College Math
I need help solving these problems by using the substitution problem 2x-3y=16 5x+2y=21

Math
How do you know which operation to choose when solving a real life problem? Can anyone help me explain this?

Math
Please what are the steps to solving this problem? I am stuck. question= 12 1/2% x (1/2)/(3/4) 12(1/2)% = 12.5 (1/2) x (4/3) 4/6 = 2/3 I don't know what to do next.

Maths
Solve the problem - How many three digit numbers do not contain a five? Show evidence of solving the problem in a systematic way.

Maths
Solve the problem - How many three digit numbers do not contain a five? Show evidence of solving the problem in a systematic way.

Math And Science for Young Children
The conventional problem-solving strategies usually taught have been: A. act out the problem, make a drawing or diagram, and solve the problem. B. look for a pattern, construct a table, solve the problem, and look back. C. understand the problem, devise a plan, carry out the ...

math
I am having a problem solving these problems could you please help me! Simplify by removing the factor of 1, y^2-25/5-y, 4y-12/4y

MATH (Problem Solving)
Find the general solution algebraically. 2 cos^2x=7cosx-3

Math
Problem Solving question - place value and exponents. Are 10o and 2o equal? Why or Why not

math 156
name five problem solving strategies that are frequently used?

Math
The book is problem-solving strategy my question is what is counters on objects that do not belong?

math
timothy is solving the problem 50+108/ x4.what order of operations should he use

Math
Write a real- world problem that can be solved by writing and solving the equation 3 + 10 = X +3.

MATH
In the problem 5/6 divided by 7/8, will the quotient be more or less than 1? explain how you know WITHOUT solving.

statistics
in a classic study of problem solving, katona demonstrated that people whoa re required to figure out a problem on their own will learn more than people who are given the solution. One group of participants is presented with a series of problems that hey must figure out. ...

Math: is it? is it not?
Is this math problem hard? - There are 12 brothers living in a mansion. Six brothers are sitting in a rectangular kind of table. Six other brothers stood around them. They all have ten huge backpacks. Each backpack has 8 large monkeys. For every large monkey, there are 3 small...

Math
How do I go about solving this math problem. -172=-1-9p

algebra
Having a problem with solving this problem. 1 + 1/6p = 2(p + 5)

algebra 1
I was just wondering if anybody could explain to me the steps in 'solving systems in substitution' and 'solving systems in substitution with a variable'. I'm majorly confuzled!!!! It might help to post a specific problem so someone can show you the steps.

geometry
what are the relationships between corresponding sides perimeters and areas ofsimilar figures how are the characteristics of similar figures applied in problem solving how ara these relationships applied in solving real world situations

Math
If I traveled 3 miles in a day, how many hours did I travel? How would I go about solving this problem?

math/algebra
I need help solving the linear system using substitution of the below problem....Thank You 3x - y=2 y= 2x - 9

math
do i use the quadratic equation when solving this problem. 3x^2-5x-7=0. If so the answer that i get is (5+-square root of 59)/ 6 is this correct

math
Sara needs help solving the problem 11x8. Which pattern can she use to help her find the product?

MATH
USE THE AC METHOD FACTORING 9+^2+5+-4 CAN SOME ONE SHOW ME THE STEP TO SOLVING THIS PROBLEM

math
Why would you make one of the addend a ten number when solving an addition problem

Math
I need help solving equation it says to round to the neatest hundredth if needed the problem is 9- 6(1-5a)=-26

algebra homework
I am having some problem with solving a problem that the teacher gave to us. I ahving been working on it, but I just can't seem to get it. I keep getting the answer 2(y-2)/y+2. 3/y-3/2y+4

English
1. Application means to: A. memorize the concepts, ideas, or vocabulary learned. B. judge the merit or value of the information. C. use the knowledge learned to understand actual situations. D. breaking the idea down to component parts. is it C 2. Evaluation in Bloom's ...

Cosine Law
For the next three questions, choose which is the most appropriate method to solve the problem, explain your answer. a) SOACAHTOA b) The Sine Law c) The Cosine Law d) The problem cannot be solved without further information 1) Yachts in a race have to sail a triangular course...

A cone has a slant height of 10 centimeters and lateral area of 60pi square centimeters. What is the volume of the sphere with a radius equal to that of a cone? -we tried solving and got 4.37 or so for the radius and we couldn't get any further than that

Math
Explain why you would make one of the addends a tens number when solving an addition problem

Math
i need help solving this math problem. 15*12/4-3^2+17(9)

Cosine Law NEED HELP QUCIK
For the next three questions, choose which is the most appropriate method to solve the problem, explain your answer. a) SOACAHTOA b) The Sine Law c) The Cosine Law d) The problem cannot be solved without further information 1) Yachts in a race have to sail a triangular course...

math
The area of the wall you are going to paint is 50 feet2. If the width is half the height, what are the dimensions of the wall? In answering this problem follow the steps below: 1. Represent the height as ‘x’ and then write the width in terms of x (for example, 2x, 5.5x, 0....

Math
I am trying to solve a problem and am having difficulty solving it and do not know how to begin solving it. Samuel and Jason sell cans to a recycling center that pays \$0.40 per pound of cans. the table shows the number of pounds of cans that they sold for several days. 1. ...

problem solving
select a problem that you have worked on but not yet solved, and that you feel you can eventually solve. present the following : a show or describe what you have done so far (it could be that you tell me where to find your work in your notebook) b assess how you feel about the...

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