# Two cereal boxes have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2:3. If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy and why? What assumptions do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate then check

129,652 results

### math

The two cereal boxes shown have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2:3.If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy? Why? What assumption(s) do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate, then check. I think the answer is the...

### math

two cereal boxes have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2:3 If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy? Why? What assumption(s) do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate, then check.

### math

The two cereal boxes shown have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2 : 3. If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy? Why? What assumption(s) do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate, then check.

### Math

The two cereal boxes shown have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2:3. If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy? Why? What assumption(s) do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate, then check. Could someone show me ...

### maths

two rectangular boxes are each 9 inches tall both boxes have square bases.the base edge of the larger box is 1.5 times as long as the base edge of the smaller box .then how much larger box holds when compared to the smaller box

### physics

A person pulls with a force of 40 N on two boxes at rest. The top box is 3.0 kg and the bottom box is 6.0 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the floor and the larger box is .20 and the angle is 30 degrees. a) if the smaller box doesn't slide on top of the larger ...

### physics

A person pulls with a force of 40 N on two boxes at rest. The top box is 3.0 kg and the bottom box is 6.0 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the floor and the larger box is .20 and the angle is 30 degrees. a) if the smaller box doesn't slide on top of the larger ...

### physics

Two boxes are similar. The larger box has a volume that is 64 times the volume of the smaller box. What is the ratio of the larger box's height to the smaller box's height? write the fraction as a decimal

### math/geometry

Two boxes must be wrapped. Both boxes are right rectangular prisms. The smaller box has a length of 12 inches. The larger box is similar to the first and has a length of 48 inches. Find the ratio of the amount of paper needed to wrap the large box to the amount of paper needed...

### math

A certain brand of cereal costs $3.25 per box before sales tax is added. When you buy 5 or more boxes of this cereal you receive 1 additional box for free. What is the average cost per box of cereal for 6 boxes before sales tax are added ? Please helpp

### Physics

Two boxes on a horizontal surface, as shown in the figure above, are moving together under the influence of a horizontal force, F. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the boxes and the surface is 0.40. Use g = 10 m/s2. In case (a), a horizontal force F directed right ...

### Physics

Two boxes are stacked in an elevator that is accelerating downwards at 3.49m/s/s. A smaller 3.06kg box is on top and a larger 9.93kg box is on bottom. Find the magnitude and direction of the force that the smaller mass exerts on larger.

### Mathematics!

A cereal factory has weekly fixed costs of $48,000. It costs $1.37 to produce each box of cereal. A box of cereal sells for $3.99. Express the profit function p(x) that gives the total weekly profit from x boxes of cereal.

### math

Alex must wrap two boxes. Both boxes are right rectangular prisms. The smaller box has a length of 12 inches. The larger box is similar to the first and has a length of 48 inches. Find the ratio of the amount of paper needed to wrap the large box to the amount of paper needed ...

### Science 7

Which of the following boxes would have the strongest gravitational pull on a third object positioned at an equal distance from both boxes? Box A: 100 g Box B: 10,000 g A. box b because it has more mass B. box a because it has less mass C. box a because it is bigger D. box b ...

### Science last question

Which of the following boxes would have the strongest gravitational pull on a third object positioned at an equal distance from both boxes? Box A: 100 g Box B: 10,000 g A. box b because it has more mass B. box a because it has less mass C. box a because it is bigger*** D. box ...

### science plz correct me

Which of the following boxes would have the strongest gravitational pull on a third object positioned at an equal distance from both boxes? Box A: 100 g Box B: 10,000 g A. box b because it has more mass B. box a because it has less mass C. box a because it is bigger*** D. box ...

### Geometry

3. A box company produces two sizes of pizza boxes. The smaller box has a surface area of 260 square inches. The larger box has a length, width, and height that are twice those of the smaller box. What is the surface area of the larger box? A. 520 square inches B. 1,040 square...

### Math

A box company produces two sizes of pizza boxes. The smaller box has a surface area of 260 square inches. The larger box has a length, width, and height that are twice those of the smaller box. What is the surface area of the larger box? Choices are: A. 520 square inches B. 1,...

### physics

The drawing shows two boxes resting on frictionless ramps. One box is relatively light and sits on a steep ramp. The other box is heavier and rests on a ramp that is less steep. The boxes are released from rest at A and allowed to slide down the ramps. The two boxes have ...

### physics

The drawing shows two boxes resting on frictionless ramps. One box is relatively light and sits on a steep ramp. The other box is heavier and rests on a ramp that is less steep. The boxes are released from rest at A and allowed to slide down the ramps. The two boxes have ...

### Physics

The drawing shows two boxes resting on frictionless ramps. One box is relatively light and sits on a steep ramp. The other box is heavier and rests on a ramp that is less steep. The boxes are released from rest at A and allowed to slide down the ramps. The two boxes have ...

### physics

The drawing shows two boxes resting on frictionless ramps. One box is relatively light and sits on a steep ramp. The other box is heavier and rests on a ramp that is less steep. The boxes are released from rest at A and allowed to slide down the ramps. The two boxes have ...

### math

Suppose a length of a side of the larger box is 12 inches. How many smaller boxes will fit inside the larger box?

### Geometry - Ms Sue

Do I need more information to work this problem???? A box company produces two sizes of pizza boxes. The smaller box has a surface area of 260 square inches. The larger box has a length, width, and height that are twice those of the smaller box. What is the surface area of the...

### math 2

max packs cereal boxes into a larger box the volume of each cereal box is 175 cubic inches. which is the best estimate for the volume of the large box? would the answer be it be 210 cubic inches, 420 cubic inches, 2,100 cubic inches, or 4,200 cubic inches?

### Functions

A particular company needs to ship cubed shaped boxes of varying sizes to customers. As these boxes are fragile they are to be packed inside a larger box with a 5 cm clearance on each side to allow space for a packing material. If v(x) is the volume of the smaller box as a ...

### Maths

Max pack cereal boxes into a larger box the volume of each wreak box is 175 cubic inches which is the best estimate for the volume of the large box 210,420,2,100 4,200 I pick 2,100 is that correct

### math

Your favorite breakfast cereal contains a toy dinosaur in each box. There are four different dinosaur toys in the complete collection, and each one has an equal chance of being in each box. You want to figure out what the probability is that you will get more than one ...

### math

Jenny wants to buy cereal that comes in large and small boxes. The 32 ounce box costs $4.16and the 14 oz ox costs $2.38.which box is less expensive per oz?

### mat

harvest cereal comes in boxes of different sizes.the regular box holds 7/8 pounds.the small box holds 2/3 as much. How much cereal does the small box hold?

### MATH 2

It is found that the number of raisins in a box of a popular cereal is normally distributed, with a mean of 133 raisins per box and a standard deviation of 10 raisins. My cereal box has 147 raisins. What is the z-score for this box of cereal?

### MATH

it is found that the number of raisins in a box of a popular cereal is normally distrubuted, with a mean of 133 raisins per box and a standard deviation of 10 raisins. my cereal box has 152 raisins, what is the z-score for this box of cereal?

### Art/Language

i have to decorate a cereal box to tell people about myself, sorta like if they where to buy me. What can i put on the sides (like on cereal boxes there are nutrition facts and ingrediants, but what about the other side?)

### Algebra

Terry is mailing two boxes. Together they weigh 21 lbs. If the smaller box is 5 lbs. less than the larger one, how much does each box weigh? Write and solve an equation that models this scenario.

### Algebra

Terry is mailing two boxes. Together they weigh 21 lbs. If the smaller box is 5 lbs. less than the larger one, how much does each box weigh? Write and solve an equation that models this scenario.

### Algebra

Can you please help with this problem: At Super Saver Mart (SSM), you can buy three packs of toilet paper and seven boxes of cereal for $46.00. You can also purchase 8 packs of toilet paper and 4 boxes of cereal for $75.00 at SSM. What is $14 more than the combined price of ...

### Math

A box of Cereal X contains 36 ounces and costs $ 4.99. A box of Cereal Z contains 30 ounces and costs $ 4.50. Which cereal is the better buy ?

### physics

Boxes A and B are connected to each end of a light vertical rope. A constant upward force F = 80.0 N is applied to box A. Starting from rest, box B descends 12.0 m in 4.00 s. The tension in the rope connecting the two boxes is 36.0 N. What are the masses of (a) box B, (b) box A?

### math

a jewelry company makes charms in a 2 x 2 x 3 inch box. They ship the charms in a 3 x 4 x 5 inch box. how many of the smaller boxes can fit into the larger box to ship the charms? the first is 2 x 2 x 2 = 12 the second is 3 x 4 x 5 = 60. However, the answer is not 5. Thanks ...

### math

a jewelry company makes charms in a 2 x 2 x 3 inch box. They ship the charms in a 3 x 4 x 5 inch box. how many of the smaller boxes can fit into the larger box to ship the charms? the first is 2 x 2 x 2 = 12 the second is 3 x 4 x 5 = 60. However, the answer is not 5. Thanks ...

### Ratio

I had a total of 129 marbles in 3 boxes at first. Then I threw away 2/3 of the marbles from Box 1, added 15 marbles to Box 2, and added marbles to Box 3 until the numbers in box 3 tripled. As a result the number of marbles in box 1 to the number in Box 2 to the number of ...

### Physics

Two boxes, A and B, are connected to each end of a light vertical rope. A constant upward force 90.0N is applied to box A. Starting from rest, box B descends 11.0m in 3.50s . The tension in the rope connecting the two boxes is 30.0N a) What is the mass of box A? b) What is the...

### math

Flora’s class collected 236 books. They are placing the books in boxes. If each box holds 8 books, how many boxes can they fill? if there are books left over, what portion of the last box will be filled? 30 full boxes 29 full boxes and 1 box that is full 29 full boxes and 1 ...

### math

Every cereal box has a gift inside, but you cannot tell from the outside what the gift is. The store manager assures you that 16 of the 58 boxes on the shelf have the secret decoder ring. The other 42 boxes on the shelf have a different gift inside. If you randomly select two ...

### math

Every cereal box has a gift inside, but you cannot tell from the outside what the gift is. The store manager assures you that 16 of the 58 boxes on the shelf have the secret decoder ring. The other 42 boxes on the shelf have a different gift inside. If you randomly select two ...

### math

I need help please help me. There's a chart that has to have 16boxes. It has to be 4 by 4. Lable boxes that are vertical top to bottom 1,2,3,4 and boxes that are horizontal left to right A,B,C,D. Box 1A has to be 28,Box 1C has to be 34, box 2C has to be 24, and box 2D has to ...

### Math

A toy manufacturer produces action figures and packages them into small boxes. The distribution center then puts them in larger boxes to ship them to stores. 1.) Decide which box can ship the most action figures. 2.) How many action figures fit in the box? 3.) How can they be ...

### algebra tricky q

Clem Colfax had $10 to buy groceries. He needed milk at 70 cents a carton, bread at 60 cents a loaf, breakfast cereal at 50 cents a box, and meat at $1.50 a pound. He bought twice as many cartons of milk as loaves of bread, the number of boxes of cereal was one more than the ...

### math 12

A manufacturer of cereal finds that the masses of cereal in a company's 200-g package are normally distributed with a mean of 200g and a standard deviation of 16.3g a) What proportion of these boxes contain between 183.7g and 216.3g of cereal? b) What is the probability that a...

### math

Krispy Kritters Cereal used to come in a box with a volume of 2,850 cm. However, The Krispy Kritters Co designed a new larger box, 22.5cm wide, 6.2cm deep, and 30cm high. How many more cubic centimeters will the new box hold than the old box?

### 8th grade math

The two boxes are similar rectangular prisms. what is the height of box B. I figured out the volume of the smaller box first now what do I do?

### physics

Two boxes of masses 21.6 kg and 28.2 kg sit on a smooth, frictionless surface. The boxes are in contact, and a horizontal force of 68.2 pushes horizontally against the smaller box. What is the acceleration of the two boxes?

### Math

There is 1/3 of a puzzle in every box of cereal. Use a fraction to the number of puzzles in 6 boxes of cereal

### physics

Two boxes, A and B, are connected to each end of a light vertical rope, as shown in the following figure. A constant upward force 78.0N is applied to box A . Starting from rest, box B descends 12.3 m in 3.80s . The tension in the rope connecting the two boxes is 30.0 N What is...

### math

Four boxes of cereal are to be selected at random from a continuous process that fills boxes labeled "Contents: 340 g." The contents of the first three boxes are found to weigh 339.0g, 337.7 g, and 338.9 g. (a) What minimum weight of cereal must the fourth box contain so that ...

### Geometry

I need an example of two cereal boxes that have the same volume but different surface area. I need the brand and box sizes. Then I need to pick one of the cereal boxes and redesign it so that it has the same volume but less surface area. Why do you think most products are not ...

### NEWTON'S LAWS (FORCES)

Two boxes, A and B, are connected to each end of a light vertical rope, as shown in the following figure. A constant upward force 78.0N is applied to box A . Starting from rest, box B descends 12.3 m in 3.80s . The tension in the rope connecting the two boxes is 30.0 N What is...

### Story problem help Damon

Stan bought 3 boxes of fruit loops and 2 boxes of kix for $15.05. One box of fruit loops cost $0.60 more than one box of kix. How much does one box of each type of cereal cost

### math

An 18 ounce box of cereal sells for $2.88. What is the unit cost of the cereal?

### math

If 25 times were moved from Box A to Box B, there would be an equal number of dimes in both boxes. If 100 dimes were moved from Box B to Box A, the ratio of dimes in Box A to Box B would be 7:2. What was the original number of dimes in Box A?

### math URGENT!!!!!!!

a certain type of candy is sold in small boxes of 8 and large boxes of 15. notice it would be impossible to buy exactly 12 candies without breaking up a box. it would also be impossible to buy 17 candies without breaking up a box. what is the greatest number of candies that it...

### Math

a box of pencils cost the same as 11 erasers and 7 pencils. a box of erasers cost the same as 6 erasers and a pencil. a box of empty boxes and an erasers cost the same as a pencil. given that boxes cost a penny and each of the boxes contain an equal number of objects, how much...

### Math

Jane has three boxes she needs to ship. Box X weighs kg more than Box Y and Box Z weighs kg more than Box Y. She measured the total weight of all the boxes and it was found to be kg. Which equation can be used to find the weight, w of Box Y? A=3w-15 1/4=55 1/4 B=w-24 1/2=50 3/...

### Math

a serving of cereal is 1 1/3 ounces. A box of cereal contains 20 2/3 ounces. How many servings does each box of cereal provide? Do not round. Give exact answer.

### 7th grade math

company A makes boxes of crackers that contains a mean of 30 crackers with a standard deviation of 2 crackers. company B makes boxes of crackers that contains a mean of 24 crackers with a standard deviation of 2 crackers. what can be said about the boxes of crackers from each ...

### mathURGENT!!!!!!!

a certain type of candy is sold in small boxes of 8 and large boxes of 15. notice it would be impossible to buy exactly 12 candies without breaking up a box. it would also be impossible to buy 17 candies without breaking up a box. what is the greatest number of candies that it...

### Math

A mail truck picks up two boxes of mail from the post office. The total weight of the boxes is 32 pounds. One box is 8 pounds heavier than the other box. How much does each box weigh?

### math

a smaller box has dimension that half the measurements of the orignal . find the ratio of the surface area of the orginal box to the surface area of the smaller box

### physics

Two boxes are connected by a cord running over a pulley. Box A is on a table and Box B is hanging off of the pulley. The system is released from rest and Box B drops a distance D. What is the word done by gravity on box B?

### physics

The drawing shows two boxes resting on frictionless ramps. One box is relatively light and sits on a steep ramp. The other box is heavier and rests on a ramp that is less steep. The boxes are released from rest at A and allowed to slide down the ramps. The two boxes have masse

### math

If 25 dimes were moved from Box A to Box B, there would be an equal number of dimes in both boxes. If 100 dimes were moved from Box B to Box A, the ratio of dimes in Box A to Box B would be 7 : 2. What was the original number of dimes in Box A?

### math

If 25 dimes were moved from Box A to box B there would be an equal number of dimes in both boxes. If 100 dimes were moved from Box B to Box A, the ratio of dimes in box A to box B would be 7:2. What was the original number of dimes in Box A?

### physics

A 1.5 kg box moves back and forth on a horizontal frictionless surface between two springs.? The box is initially compressed against the stronger spring, K=32 N/cm, 4.0 cm and released from rest. The smaller box is K=16 N/cm. A) By how much will the box compress the weaker ...

### Pre-Algebra

Write a linear system of equations that can be used to solve these problems. Then, solve to get your final answer. Please help me work through this. 4. The difference of two numbers is 3. Their sum is 13. Find the numbers. 5. Matt and Michelle are selling fruit. Customers can ...

### physics

TWO BOXES A AND B ARE LYING ON THE TABLE AND ARE CONNECTED BY A PIECE OF STRING. THE MASS OF BOX A IS 3KG AND B IS 2KG. A 10N PULLING FORCE, POINTING TO THE RIGHT IS APPLIED TO BOX X CAUSING THE TWO BOXES TO MOVE TOGETHER AT CONSTA SPEED. a) determine the net force on A & B b...

### math 3

melanie packs boxes of envelopes into a larger box. the volume of each box of envelopes is 1,200 cubic centimeters. which is the best estimate fo the volume of the large box?

### algebra

A shipping clerk wishes to determine the weights of each of the 4 boxes. Each box weighs a different integer amount less than 70 kg. Unfortunately, the only scales available measure weights in excess of 70 kg. The clerk therefore decides to weigh the boxes in pairs so that ...

### Math Plz help

When Tyson opens and lays a cereal box out flat, he sees that the top and the bottom of the box both measure 11 inches by 8 inches, the sides of the box both measure 11 inches by 6 inches, and the front and back of the box both measure 8 inches by 6 inches. What is the surface...

### Math

1. When Tyson opens and lays a cereal box out flat, he sees that the top and the bottom of the box both measure 11 inches by 8 inches, the sides of the box both measure 11 inches by 6 inches, and the front and back of the box both measure 8 inches by 6 inches. What is the ...

### Physics

A box of mass m1 = 10.0 kg rests on a smooth, horizontal floor next to a box of mass m2 = 5.0kg. You push on the box 1 with a horizontal force of F = 31.8 N: a.)What net force on box 2 will cause it to have this acceleration? b.)What the force on box 1 on box 2? (In other ...

### geometry

box of cereal measures 10 in .wide.12in . high, 3in deep .all surfaces made of cardboard and total overlapping cardboard in the box is 7in squared , how much cardboard is used to make a cereal box including the amount of overlapping parts ?

### calculus

A candy company needs a custom box for their truffles. The box they've chose is in the shape of a cylinder with a hemisphere of the same radius on top. The total volume of the box is V= (1/2) ((4pir^2)/(3))+ pir^2 (y-r), where y is the height of the box and r is the radius of ...

### mathematics

Candice makes gift boxes during her free time.She charges 40 cents for a triangular box,50 cents for a heart shaped box and a cylindrical box for 60 cents.Last Sunday,Candice sold 16 different types of boxes and collected a total of 8 dollars.How many of each type of box did ...

### Algebra

Write a linear system of equations that can be used to solve these problems. Then, solve to get your final answer. I need someone to help me go through this and point me into the correct direction. 5. Matt and Michelle are selling fruit. Customers can buy small boxes of ...

### Geometry

A box of cereal measures 8 inches high and 2 inches deep. If all surfaces are made of cardboard and the total amount of overlapping cardboard in the box is 7 square inches, how much cardboard is used to make the cereal box?

### math

a cereal maker is currently packaging cereal in cylindrical boxes with a 6" diameter and a height of 10". The cereal maker is considering changing to rectangular boxes. The two boxes need to have the same height to fit on the grocery store shelf and they need to have the same ...

### physics

Two boxes (b1 = 23 kg and b2 = 57 kg) are being pushed across a horizontal frictionless surface, as the drawing shows. The 48-N pushing force is horizontal and is applied to the 23-kg box, which in turn pushes against the 57-kg box. Find the magnitude of the force that the 23-...

### physics

A box of Cheerios and a box of Wheaties are accelerated accross a horizontal force vector F applied to the Cheerios box. THe magnitude of the frictional force on the Cheerios box is 2 N and the magnitude of the frictional force on the Wheaties box is 4 N. If the magnitude of ...

### Physics

A box of mass 50.0 kg is connected to a second box with a mass of 54.0 kg. Both are sitting on a horizontal surface and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the surface and each box is 0.51. If the second box is pulled away from the first box with a force of 605.8 N, ...

### math 2

calvin packs boxes of greeting cards into a larger box. the volume of each box of greeting cards is 90 cubic inches. which is the best estimate for the volume of the large box?

### physics

1) Two boxes are placed are placed side by side on a frictionless surface so that they touch each other. Box A has a mass of 4 kg. Box B has a mass of 12 kg. A constant force of 24 N is applied to box A. What force does box A exert on box B?

### probability

David has two boxes containing shapes. In box A there are 4 stars and 2 hearts. In box B there are 2 stars and 1 heart. David takes, at random, a shape from box A and puts it into box B.He then takes a shape from box B.

### Math

There were 7 times as many marbles in Box A as in Box B. After Joyce transferred 294 marbles from Box A to Box B, both boxes had the same number of marbles. How man marbles were there in Box A at first.

### math

there were 7 times as many marbles in box a as in box b. after joyce transferred 294 marbles from box a to box b, both boxes had the same number of marbles. how many marbles were there in box a at first?

### math

If you buy 6 boxes of cereal for $ 10, how much will 9 boxes of cereal cost ?

### physics

Two boxes sit side-by-side on a smooth horizontal surface. The lighter box has a mass of 5.18 kg, the heavier box has a mass of 7.51 kg. (a) Find the contact force between these boxes when a horizontal force of 3.9 N is applied to the light box.

### calculus

A company wants to bid on an order of 20,000 square based boxes which hold 5 cubic feet. The cardboard cost is $.15 per square foot. The boxes must be reinforced with an extra layer of cheaper cardboard on the bottom ($.12 per square foot). The box is held together with tape ...

### Maths

Hamid has three boxes of fruit. Box a weighs 5/2kg more than box B and boxB weighs 41/4kg more than box C. The total weight of the boxes is195/4kg.Howmany kg does box a weighs.?