# math

can someone correct this for me.
If the company shipped a total of 550 items last month, how many were shipped using second-day airfreight?
(If second day freight is 40%,Next day frieght is 15%,and Truck is 45%)

550 items shipped – 40% second day airfreight = 220 items were shipped using second-day
airfreight.

That is correct. They provide you with more information than you need to answer the question. That is probably an effort to prepare you for the "real world" but can make math a bit harder to learn. The methods and fashions of math teaching are always changing, and not always for the better.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 39

## Similar Questions

1. ### math, algebra

can someone correct this for me. The pie that i'm using looks like this: it says that second day airfrieght is 40% next day airfrieght is 15% truck is 45% The problem says: If the company shipped a total of 550 items last month,

asked by jasmine20 on January 5, 2007
2. ### Stats

A production process produces an item. In a recent study, the company found that 20% of all items produced were defective. Each item is inspected before being shipped. 10% of the items were misclassified( labeled as defective when

asked by Richard on April 23, 2013
3. ### Statistics

A production process produces an item. In a recent study, the company found that 20% of all items produced were defective. Each item is inspected before being shipped. 10% of the items were misclassified( labeled as defective when

asked by Richard on April 21, 2013
4. ### Algebra

1) the ideal surface area of a rubber ball shipped from the factory is 50.25 square nches. the company inspector insists that the balls shipped vary no more than .3 square inches of this total. To the nearest hundreth, what is the

asked by anonymous on March 9, 2011
5. ### algebra

The total cost (in dollars) for a company to manufacture and sell x items per week is C=50x+40 whereas the revenue brought in by selling all x items is R=68x−0.3x^2. How many items must be sold to obtain a weekly profit of \$200?

asked by suly on August 8, 2018

You are selling rings for \$7 dollars each. You have been contacted by a customer in Alaska who wants to purchase several of these rings and wants you to ship them to her. It’s only going to cost you \$5 to ship these items to

asked by Scarlet on May 17, 2016
7. ### Math

Find out how many bags of rice have been shipped in or shipped out within two days: a) Day one, 250 bags have been shipped in; Day two, 150 bags have been shipped out. b)Day one, 100 bags have been shipped out; Day two, 120 bags

asked by Alden on September 15, 2016
8. ### Maths

Find out how many bags of rice have been shipped in or shipped out within two days: a) Day one, 250 bags have been shipped in; Day two, 150 bags have been shipped out. b)Day one, 100 bags have been shipped out; Day two, 120 bags

asked by Alden on September 15, 2016
9. ### math

Find out how many bags of rice have been shipped in or shipped out within two days: a) Day one, 250 bags have been shipped in; Day two, 150 bags have been shipped out. b)Day one, 100 bags have been shipped out; Day two, 120 bags

asked by Alden on September 15, 2016
10. ### Math

The sunshine tool company charges \$25 for hammers and \$14 for screwdrivers. the company ships a total of 55 tools along with the bill of \$968.How many of each tool was shipped?

asked by Taylor on September 26, 2011

More Similar Questions