# math-word problems with quadratics

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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?

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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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

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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 ...

### 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.

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i need help with convering quadratics to standard form

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Are all quadratics of the form y = ax^2+bx +c and y = -ax^2+bx +c functions? Explain your answer.

### word scramble

PLEASE HELP!!!! I have a 24 letter word that I am having problems unscrambling.. eyspoopcsadhohgogtasodou

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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...

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solve by quadratics formula 10x^2-1/x=3send answer fast

### 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 - ...

### 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?

### 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. ...

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Can anyone give me any word problems

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Can anyone give me any word problems

### Math

I need to find the vertex and make a graph using quadratics. y=xsquared+11x+10

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### to damon

thanks,,,, my course (which was very word intensive) Never used the term "expand", but went into depth on simple problems with pascals triangle. I think now I understand the principle behind the problems.

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i need help with word problems dealing with estimation

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three possible word problems for the equation 20-4x=-80

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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)

### Probability problems

I need help with two word problems that have to do with probability. Can someone please help me?

### algebra homework help

student missed 11 problems on a Chemistry test and received a grade of 65%. If all the problems were of equal value, how many problems were on the test? Round off your answer to the nearest integer. X= # of problems 11= # of missed problems 65% of correct problems 35% of ...

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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 ...

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the perimeter of a basketball court is 268 feet. the area is 4200 ft2. find the dimensions. using quadratics

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What are the connections to word problems for direct and Inverse Variations and why are they functions?

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What are the connections to word problems for direct and Inverse Variations and why are they functions?

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Give four word problems making and organizing list

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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 ...

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solving quadratics

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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?

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do you know any good sites that have polynomial word problems for people in grade 9?

### Math...PLEASE HELP!!!

What are the connections to word problems for direct and Inverse Variations and why are they functions?

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I'm struggling with system applications word problems. Can some please explain on how to do it? Thanks

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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.

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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.

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A student missed 11 problems on a Chemistry test and received a grade of 65%. If all the problems were of equal value, how many problems were on the test? Round off your answer to the nearest integer. X= # of problems 11= 3 of missed problems 65% of correct problems 35% of ...

### Maths

Factorise to quadratics X^2+5x-14 X^2-x-90 X^2-13x+40

### Maths

Factorise into quadratics X^2-4x-21 X^2-4x+3 X^2+9x-36

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I need real life example word problems using to ngative interjers.

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Put the quadratics below into vertex form by completing the square. state the vertex. a) y=x^2 - 4x-21

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Put the quadratics below into vertex form by completing the square. state the vertex. y=2x^2 - 4x-6

### Calculus math

how do i solve these quadratics? c=10000 9a+3b+c=7975 36a+6b+c=6400 im unsure of how to solve as a and b are unknowns...

### Maths

Factorise these quadratics X^2-36 X^2-121 X^2-169

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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?

### 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...

### Writing skills

When, for example you can't spell a word. How do you look up the correct spilling? (1) word. How (2) word, how (3) word how (4) word; how (5) word or how I pick # 2 is this right

### 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 ...

### 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: ...

### 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.

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factoring quadratics cubed. 54x^3-15x^2-6x

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

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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 =

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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 ...

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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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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?

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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.

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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. ...

### Math, Quadratic Functions, Max/Min Word Problems

Two numbers have a sum of 72. What is their product if it is a maximum?

### Math word problems

Sally has 108 muffins,which he needs to box up, 6 of which are blueberry, into dozens. How many boxes does he need

### 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...

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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. ...

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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!!!

### algebra1B

i have no clue how to convert quadratics to standard form can you help me with this problem? x^2-4x-38=-8

### Quadratics

The parabola y=3x^2 is translated so that the new vertex is (-2,5). Find the corresponding function.

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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 ...

### 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?

### English

I'm worried about my math. 1. Why don't you buy a math self- teaching book and solve math problems a lot. 2. Why don't you buy a math self-study book and solve math problems a lot. 3. Why don't you go to a math academy and study math more? 4. Why don't ask your brother to help...

### algebra

How long will the ball be in the air until it lands on the ground when h=-4.9t+28t+3.2 quadratics

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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 >.>

### 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?

### 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!

### 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?

### Math Word Problems

If I have 12 brownies and Sue eats 2/3 of them, how many do I have left? Please show me the work.

### 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...

### 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...

### 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?

### 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

### Math/Probability

How do I calcuate probability word problems

### algebra

help with week 8 word problems in mat116

### Maths

Find the possible equations of each of the following quadratics if their equation is of the form y = (x-h)^2 and their graph passes through the point: a. (1,16) b (3,9)

### Math

Shelly is working 250 math problems and she wants to finish in 6 days. If she works the same number of problems each day for 5 days how many problems will she have left to work on day 6?

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matthew got 36 problems right out of a total of 40 problems on a test. What percent of the problems did he get right?

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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?

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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.

### 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.