# math

posted by .

An art collector buys 6 pieces a year for y years before donating 27 pieces to a museum. Which algebraic expression represents the number of pieces the collector still has in her possession?

would the answer be 6y - 27?

• math -

Right again! :-)

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math

I have no idea, but I guessed 5 pieces won out of 15. Anyhow here is the question. During an art contest at your school, you and a classmate each won blue ribbons for 1/3 of the pieces you entered in the contest. You won 2 blue ribbons …
2. ### 6th grade math

A chocolate bar is separated into several equal pieces. If one person eats 1/4 of the pieces, and a second person eats 1/2 of the remaining pieces, there are six pieces left over. Into how many pieces was the original bar divided?
3. ### math

Billy has a bag of candy that contains 13 red pieces, 9 green pieces, 3 yellow pieces, and 7 orange pieces. If Billy reaches into the bag without looking, what color is he least likely to get?
4. ### math

A miniature-doll collector has a total of 254 unique dolls. The collector can afford to add 3 unique dolls a week to the collection. Which algebraic expression represents the number of unique pieces the collector has at the end of …
5. ### Math

Two friends cut a large candy bar into equal pieces Harriet ate 1/4 of the pieces nisha ate 1/2 of the remaining pieces 6 pieces were left over how many pieces was the candy bar originally divided into
6. ### math

1. Mandy kept track of the trade-in value of a collectorâ€™s coin for several months through February of this year. She determined the line of best fit for the data was y = 4x + 12, where y is the trade-in value, in dollars, x months …
7. ### algebra

A miniature-doll collector has a total of 254 unique dolls. The collector can afford to add 3 unique dolls a week to the collection. Which algebraic expression represents the number of unique pieces the collector has at the end of …
8. ### math

Ruth baked a big cake to sell during the school fair. She sold two-thirds of the pieces. She gave half of the remaining pieces to her friends. She then had 6 pieces left to bring home. Into how many pieces did she cut the cake?
9. ### math

Ruth baked a big cake to sell during the school fair. She cut the cake into many equal pieces. She sold two- thirds of the pieces. She gave half of the remaining pieces to her friends. She then had 6 pieces left to bring home. Into …
10. ### Math

OK I need help please I think it's 7 but not sure. If a circle is cut into 2 pieces. A triangle in 4 pieces ,a square into 5 pieces, what is next shape and how many pieces will be cut?

More Similar Questions