# Math Word problem with factoring...HELP!!! This questions has me stumped!? I have been working on it for days... A 10ft-by-15ft pool was installed in your backyard. You have \$3000 left that you would like to spend on surrounding the pool

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1. ## College Algebra

I need help factoring a problem and cant seem to get it right. The one I'm stumped on is 2x^2+7x+2. I have to compute as indicated and write final in the lowest terms. The whole problem is x^2-7x-18/x^2-6x-27*2x^2+7x+2/2x^2+5x+2

asked by Kristen on January 13, 2013

Math Word problem with factoring...HELP!!! This questions has me stumped!? I have been working on it for days... A 10ft-by-15ft pool was installed in your backyard. You have \$3000 left that you would like to spend on surrounding the pool with a patio,

asked by Gina on May 6, 2011
3. ## Math

Could someone please help me with this math problem? This is what I have so far but now I am stumped as to what to do next. Multiply and simplify by factoring. The square root of 18 * square root of 40. The square root of 18= the square root of 9*2. The

asked by B.B. on May 21, 2010
4. ## Math...For All Math Tutors

I would like to know how many of the people answering math questions here are current math teachers, were math teachers at one time, are current tutors working for a tutoring company or simply love math. What's your story? I would love to hear from all

asked by Guido on February 15, 2008
5. ## Math

I do not understand this problem, and I must write an inequality for it too: Nilsa is working on a 60 minute math test. There are 20 questions on the test. If it takes her 20 minutes to complete 12 of the questions, what is the greatest amount of time on

asked by Jimmy on December 9, 2015
6. ## Math

I need help solving this math problem, please: Problem: Angela's math test had 100 multiple-choice questions. Each correct answer was worth 1 point, each incorrect answer was worth -2 points, and skipped questions were worth 0 points. Angela answered an

asked by Patti on October 6, 2008
7. ## math help

I need help solving this math problem, please: Problem: Angela's math test had 100 multiple-choice questions. Each correct answer was worth 1 point, each incorrect answer was worth -2 points, and skipped questions were worth 0 points. Angela answered an

asked by Patti on October 6, 2008

Good evening ~ I have 2 questions. Kelsey was assigned math homework. He was given 8 word problems to solve. He estimated that it would take him 5 mins. to solve each problem (THAT WOULD TAKE 40 MINS. FOR KELSEY TO COMPLETE HIS MATH HOMEWORK) ? HOW TO

asked by Ross on December 4, 2008
9. ## Math for Ms. Sue

I'm Claire's grandma; a retired teacher of science and supplemental in math. I am stumped on her question about pizza tonight. I'm working via phone with her. Would you mind taking a look at it. I know the answer, but not sure how to explain the results.

asked by Claire on September 21, 2016
10. ## Algebra

(3 x 8)-2 + (3+6)=17, I need a word problem to match the equation and am stumped, could you please help

asked by Dakota on February 2, 2010

(3 x 8)-2 + (3+6)=17, I need a word problem to match the equation and am stumped, could you please help

asked by Dakota on February 2, 2010
12. ## Math

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

asked by Lucy on March 6, 2008
13. ## math word problems

nilsa is working on a 60 minute math test. there are 20 questions on the test. if it takes her 20 minutes to complete 12 of the questions, what is the greatest amount of time on average she can spend on each of the remaining 8 questions.

asked by sally on October 22, 2014
14. ## Math

I have 4 math problems that need to be solved by using factoring. I am unable to figure the following out. I have used the FOIL method but it seems not to be working out. I appreciate any help I can get. Thanks ^ exponet 3x^3-7x^2+2x x^2-2x+5

asked by Mary on April 7, 2007
15. ## algebra

I'm working with absolute values, and for some reason I'm just really stumped by this problem. 7=|3x+9|+7 I don't see how I can get any number that will make the equation equal 7?

asked by michelle on October 21, 2010
16. ## Sally

I have a factoring question; what is 8a^2-8a-30? I've been working on this for a while and I think I understand factoring, but I'm not getting the right answer, which is supposed to be 2(2a-5)(2a+3). Any help would be so appreciated! :)

asked by Math on September 23, 2008
17. ## math

for the following equations, write a word problem draw a picture, and find the solution to the equation. 5/12 - 1/3=? I know the answer is 1/12 but am stumped on how to write the word problem and draw a picture

asked by m on October 27, 2010
18. ## Social studies

Word for illegal or immoral behavior by officials Word for experts working together to problem solve Word for economic pressure to change a nation's actions. Thanks for your help❤️

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19. ## 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

20. ## Alebra

I have this math project and I'm stumped on this word problem. Any point in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.. A movie theater had a certain number of tickets to give away. Five people got the tickets. The first got one third of the

asked by Mike on November 21, 2007
21. ## Algebra

Word Problem: Jack mows the lawn in 4 hours, mary mows the lawn in 5 hours. how long will it take them if they mowed the lawn together? I have a hard time figuring out which formula to use to solve a problem in a word problem can anyone help and tell me

asked by Laura on October 18, 2008
22. ## Math

Whats the solution of 2(h−8)−h=h−16? This has me stumped, can you also explain how to do this problem, so i can use that if i get stumped on another question?

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23. ## Math

Sorry if this is a lot of questions but What do you hear when you hear the word math? What do you believe when you hear the word math? What do you think when you hear the word math?

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24. ## math

My son has been given the collinear problem below that has be stumped two folds. 1- By trying to solve the problem using (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)=slope -- and then, find the (b) in y=mx+b for two points takes way way too long to be a 7th grade probem. My son has

asked by sally on January 27, 2013

I'm so lost on this math Hw it's over factoring variables and I don't get it. Like my teach said that we are supposed to have the number and letter in front of everything. For example: -14x^2-7x+21 For factoring I got 7x(-2x-1+3) Because my teacher told me

asked by Anonymous on February 24, 2014
26. ## English

1. He can not solve the math problem. 2. He cannot solve the math problem. 3. He can't solve the math problem. 4. He could not solve the math problem. 5. He couldnot solve the math problem. 6. He couldn't solve the math problem. (Are they all grammatical?

asked by rfvv on July 16, 2013
27. ## math

I don't understand factoring. One of my homework questions asks for that. The question is "The area of a rectangular garden is given by the trinomial x to the 2nd power plus x -42. What are the possible dimensions of the rectangle? Use factoring.

asked by Barry on July 30, 2015
28. ## HELP MATH

Thank you for taking the time to respond. I am in the 5th grade. However word problems are a problem. On my homework sheet it says, Strategies Used.... Visual Thinking... My soloution First I... Then I... Next I... After that I... Finally I... My answer

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29. ## solving Equations

Solve x square pluse 5x subtracting by 6 equals zero? X^2 + 5x - 6 = 0 Solve by factoring. 3 and 2 will do it. heres the right answer.... (x-1)(x+6)=0 x=1 x=-6 Let's see if that is the right answer. The first number is the product of the first two numbers;

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30. ## Math

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

asked by Racheal on June 20, 2006
31. ## math (factoring quadratic trinomials)

i am doing factoring with quadratic trinomials, And I don't understand any of it! The problem im working on is 5p2-22p+8 I factored it out to be (5p2-20p)(40p2-2p) I am so stuck, can anyone help

asked by Tiffany on March 10, 2009
32. ## MATH-help

I have math questions to do, but since my class and I share the math text books with this other class, we are not allowed to bring them home. So I decided to go onto the site : h t t p : // highered . mcgraw-hill . com

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33. ## math, algebra

what are some challenges about working with rational expressions? Math is a language. Getting it precisely right is a lot easier than describing it in a vague statement in English such as you ask. Is there a chance you can change teachers? If so, I

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34. ## Algebra Zero Product Rule

I'm working with the zero product rule and I've somehow lost my way on a certain problem pattern. (x+8)(x-3)= -30 Is the pattern and the answer in the book says -2 or -3, but when I do the problem... x²+5x-24= -30 x²+5x+6= 0 (x+6)(x-1) x= -6 x= 1 That is

asked by Jake on September 2, 2006
35. ## How to get quick responses to your math questions

Math is a wide subject, ranging from K to 11, college and university. Then there is algebra, trigonometry, geometry, arithmetic, calculus, number theory, ... etc. Not all teachers answer all math questions (many do). If you would give a little more detail

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36. ## I think we're doing something right

I noticed a few things: 1. when I search for homework help on Google, we're #10 (page 1)! 2. We received so many homework questions yesterday that page 1 and 2, and half of 3, was filled up with questions from Thursday. 3. 99% of the students who post are

asked by Leo on October 20, 2006
37. ## Math (2.0)

My bad I didn't save this questions link: Solve by factoring. x² - 121 = 0 0 -11 11 11, -11 Solve by factoring. m² + 8m + 7 = 0 8,7 -7, 1 -7, -1 7, 1

asked by First Name on May 29, 2018
38. ## DIFFICULT MATH

Okay I've been working on this for 10 hours straight and cannot get it. This is a math problem from my teacher who just loves to add these frustrating math questions at the end of the worksheet. It says: If you add the age of a man to the age of his wife

asked by Vincent on July 30, 2005
39. ## Math (Combinatorics)

40 students attended the brilliant summer camp at Stanford University. "k" of the students at the camp are working on math problems and the others are working on non-math problems. One of the camp mentors noticed that whenever all the students were

asked by Shin on June 26, 2013
40. ## Physics

I have a hw problem that I know involves calculus, but I'm stumped. The number density of photons left over from the Big Bang has an energy dependence of the form n(E)=(E^2)/e^(E/T)−1, where E is the energy of the photon and T is the temperature of this

asked by Anonymous on October 20, 2013
41. ## Math

I'm stumped on this problem. My math teacher stated to write multiplication tables from 1 to 6 and then solve. I'm not even sure where to start after I finished writing the tables. At the same time, Marisol rolls 2 number cubes that each have sides labeled

asked by Lisa on March 6, 2018
42. ## Algebra

Can someone please help me with math problem and explain to me step by step how to solve it so I will know how solve other problems like this Thank you in advance Multiply and then, if possible, simplify by factoring /7x /21y

asked by Anonymous on February 28, 2012
43. ## Math

Can you help with a math word problem on rates and ratios

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44. ## Axia Math 117

I am of need of HELP. I am working on the word problems for AXIA math 117 and I do not understand the first problem. I have listed the information below. I have tried many times and I have not figured this out. My assignment is due tomorrow and I am

asked by Ann on August 6, 2010
45. ## math

I can't figure this out after many tries. The closest I got to was 367. Please help me!! Add the appropriate signs (+, -,x,/) to complete each math problem. Each sign is to be used one time for each math problem. Solve each problem going from left to

asked by Elizabeth on May 16, 2019
46. ## Math

my daughter is working on a math problem called factor capture have any idea as to the rules for understanding it

asked by Kelly on September 25, 2007
47. ## Calculus - Integrals

I know I've probably flooded the site or something (Sorry if I have), it's just that these problems aren't similar to anything I've reviewed in class. I've got two more questions, then maybe 1 or 2 more coming. That's all I can see in the future, anyhow.

asked by Sean on March 14, 2008
48. ## Math (Algebra 2)

Factoring by Using a Quadratic Form Problem: x^4 + 8x^2 - 20 What I have so far: (x^2)^2 + 8(x^2) - 20 a^2 + 8a - 20 For some reason my textbook says to substitute the (x^2) with (a) as you can see in the las step. The next step after that is factoring

asked by Mike on January 31, 2011
49. ## Algebra 1

1.Which of the following situations best describes a student engaged in active learning. A. A student uses only one of the resources provided by the teacher*** B. A student skips parts of lessons that he or she finds difficult C. A student records

asked by Abby on September 1, 2015
50. ## algebra (Check answers :)

1.Which of the following situations best describes a student engaged in active learning. A. A student uses only one of the resources provided by the teacher B. A student skips parts of lessons that he or she finds difficult C. A student records questions

asked by Tj on September 8, 2015
51. ## Pre-Algebra

I have another Pythagorean theorem: word problem that has stumped me for the last time. The floor of storage unit is 12 meters long and 9 meters wide. What is the distance between two opposite corners of the floor? Thank you so much!

asked by Evalyn Carver on May 17, 2018
52. ## GR.10 MATH.

i want to noe what is the DIFERENCE between partial and complete factoring. an e.g of a partial factoring problem is y=2x^2+8x+5 an e.g of complete factoring is y=x^2+3x-10

asked by nini on April 27, 2009

ok i REALLY am stumped. please help! it is a sequence problem here is the problem.... 120,60,30 __, __, __. if you could give me the rule for this problem and the next 3 numbers that would be so great!!!!!!

asked by Rebekka on September 18, 2007
54. ## Math Algebra

I’m working on factoring trinomials of the form ax2 + bx + c & perfect square trinomials. This chapter explains that a further method will be needed to conduct a trial and check process, in which the middle term is the sum of the products. Here’s the

asked by Edward on April 1, 2009
55. ## poetry

I need to recite this poem in front of the class and i have to add at least three more lines to it. does anyone have any suggestions? Math is the thick red book, Sitting there, waiting for you to open it, Just waiting for your sigh. Math is working two

asked by Anonymous on April 23, 2008
56. ## Algebra 2

Two days ago "Steve" helped me with this problem. I am grateful to him. I didn't get it and asked for him to help me again. He showed it to me again, but I needed more steps shown. Then I think he was finished for tutoring for the day before I could see it

asked by Bart on January 12, 2013
57. ## math

Is anyone familar with Sharon Wells Math? How do you solve a word problem using their program?

asked by George on October 6, 2008
58. ## Another math help...

I also need help with these two math word problem... 1) In a recent year, Wisconsin growers produced 281.72 million pounds of the 572 million pounds of cranberries grown in the United States. What percent of the total cranberry crop was produced in

asked by Lisa on November 23, 2008
59. ## Writeacher

Writeacher, Do you specialize in any particular subject? I've seen you answer to math, english, physics, etc. I'm just curious. I don't believe I've answered to any physics questions -- poor student to depend on me for that!! Mostly I respond to English

asked by Danny on February 24, 2007
60. ## MATH

MAKE R the subject of the formulaq........ I =(mne) devide by (mR+nr)...........Its N2 math can u help? It's not at all clear to me what your question is, what does this mean? "MAKE R the subject of the formulaq........" In this part, are we to take

asked by MICHELLE on September 26, 2006
61. ## Math

Actually, i made a mistake. All though we still came up with the right answer, I made a mistake and copied another book answer to another question into this question. The real book answer to this word problem is: ( Let's translate the English into Math:

asked by Mack on August 9, 2007
62. ## math

can someone help me with this math question?Solve the system of equations given below. x+3z=12 -x-2y+z=10 3x+5y+2z=-7 I am really stumped. Please help! Thanks in advance!

asked by Victoria on July 10, 2015
63. ## Math

I need help solving the problem below. Chris answered 19 out of 25 questions correctly on a math test. What percent of the questions did she answer correctly? Is the answer 76% 19/25= 0.76

asked by Rachel on April 13, 2016
64. ## Math

on tuesday evening randy spent 18 more minutes working on his math homework than he spent working on his philosophy readings. If he spent a total of 126 minutes on those two subjects then how much time did he spend on his math homework?

asked by David on February 12, 2018
65. ## Math

My son's homework asks us to find the product by factoring the tens. The problem is 6 x 2, 6 x 20 and 6 x 200. I see how to do 6 x 2 (memory factor) and the 6 x 20 would be (6 x 2) and (1 x 10) then 12 x 10 = 120 but how does he show his work for 6 x 200

asked by Denise on September 16, 2013
66. ## Algebra Binomial Theorem

Hi, can somebody help me with this math problem I am stuck on? How do I use binomial theorem to expand(2x – 5y)^3. I need to show my word so any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

asked by Dakota on April 5, 2013

Writing in Math: Write a word problem using the number sentence 4.23 x 10 = 42.3. I don't understand how to answer this question

asked by Anonymous on October 10, 2011
68. ## To Gunjan

Your posts have been removed. In the future, please remember these things: 1. This is a homework help website; please put your subject (math, science, English, or ??) in the subject line to make it faster for each teacher to find those questions in his/her

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69. ## TI 84 Plus

How do i get to the regression equation on the ti84 plus calculator. I am working on a math problem trying to view my equation once i plugged in the data

asked by bria on July 13, 2012
70. ## Math

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,

asked by Miss Strawberry on August 29, 2005
71. ## algebra

math word problem amy paid \$55.73 for a pair of running shoes durning a 40% off sale what was the regular price?

asked by me on November 1, 2009
72. ## Algebra

Help! I am stumped on this one. Graph the equation 15x + 5y = 10 Thanks! I have been working on these practice problems for two hours and cannot figure this one out

asked by slomo on January 6, 2015
73. ## Maths- Discriminants

Find the values of k for which the following equations have 2 distinct roots. a)kx^2+kx+2=0 b)kx^2+3k+k=0 c)x^2-2kx+4=0 Im stumped please show working so i can see what needs to be done

asked by Anonymous on October 31, 2010
74. ## Math

How do I solve 2x^2-5x=0 by factoring, I tried taking the two out, but that doesn't seem to be working.

asked by Isobelle on October 16, 2008
75. ## 7th grade-Algebra Worth Problem

Please show equation and solve for the following 1. Lyn's age is 8 years less than 15 times the age of her niece Elizabeth. If the sum of their ages is 24, what is Elizabeth's age ( Let e= Elizabeth's age) 2. Bob is renting a canoe for \$20, plus \$9.75 per

asked by DMAR on September 23, 2009
76. ## Language Arts

1. "Outstanding" is a compound word. Think about what its two parts, "out" and "standing" mean. What does "outstanding" most likely mean? a. exceptional b. obvious c. standing outside d. tall To answer questions 2 and 3 identfiy whether the capitalized

asked by Yoda on September 6, 2012
77. ## Algebra 1

Well we are doing factoring and I don't quite understand this problem: (x+1)(x-3)=117 I simplified and got: x^2-3x+x-3=117 x^2-2x-3=117 x^2-2x-120=0 I split the middle term and got: x^2-12x+10x-120=0 What should I do next? I have no idea how to finish

asked by Meloney on May 6, 2009
78. ## Math-Algebra 1

I have 2 questions. one is a rectangle that has an area of 34 square meters, the width is (x+4)m and the length is (x+11)m. The other problem is a triangle that has an area of 119 square ft. The legs are (x+3) ft and (x+6) ft. It has a right angle opposite

asked by Aaron on February 24, 2014
79. ## Algebra

I am having issues with factoring. I am trying to check my work using a TI84 Plus calculator but I don't know how to plug in a problem to check its factoring. Can anyone help? for example 44y^3+55y^2-11xy how can I go about plugging that in to check my

asked by Christopher on March 27, 2014
80. ## Algebra

I am working on Factoring the Trinomial and need help to solve this equation: t=3t^3+22t^2+8t

asked by Joyce on August 7, 2010
81. ## I posted this yesterday and im STILL CONFUSED!

okay so i was given a worksheet with 15 word problems. i couldn't solve 2 so if you could help me out it would be good.. If you ask Catwoman how many cats she has, she answers with the riddle, 'five-sixths of my cats plus seven.' how many cats does she

asked by Brennan on October 20, 2008
82. ## Math

I need help with my math homework.I searched for homework help forums and I found the Jiskha Website on the Google Website so this is my first time.I am new. Math Homework: What is the value of number 3 in 2,539? What is the value of number 9 in 4,879 What

asked by Tanisha on December 26, 2006
83. ## algebra,math

My qustion is for the following the problem reads as follows (x-1)^2 = 7 x-1=+- sqrt 7 x= 1+- sqrt 7 the method they use was factoring in order to simplify the equation to make it easier is this correc? x^2-9x-4=6 x^2-9x-10=0 (x-10)(x+1)=0 What method did

asked by jasmine20 on April 2, 2007
84. ## algebra

How do you solve this math problem? h= -8t^2+40t then it says: when t=0 and when t= 5 there are 2 questions that i have to answer: 1.) find the value of h 2.) graph this equation - i don't know if i did the problem right but when i answered #1 i got h=0, -

asked by Rachel on May 21, 2010
85. ## Maths

Hey! I have this problem - i'm currently working on Quadratics at school, and i got homework. One of the questions is 18^2+2px+32. I have to find the Value of P, the answer i got is P>+-24. Can someone please confirm this is correct?

asked by Simon on September 24, 2016
86. ## To "rachel" or "jen" or whoever

Please remember these things: 1. This is a homework help website; please put your subject (math, science, English, or ??) in the subject line to make it faster for each teacher to find those questions in his/her areas. An even better subject heading would

asked by Writeacher on June 7, 2007
87. ## More Math 2 See If You Can Help Me... :)

Problem: a^2-9 a^2-3a ----- * -------- a^2 a^2+a-12 Here Is What I Got: (a+3)3a ------- (a+4) *Please Check It.I think I did it wrong though.. =[ I'm going to assume your problem is this: (a^2-9)/a^2 * (a^2-3a)/(a^2+a-12) Note: I'm using * to mean

asked by Margie on February 26, 2007
88. ## mat115

Please help with this math problem. The directions are Add. Must show work. 4 2/7 + 1 5/7 I appreciate your help with this math problem. Thanks so much.

89. ## Math

Could someone please help me with this math problem. I am lost on trying to solve this math problem. Add. Simplify if possible. s+r/sr^2 + 2s+r/s^2r Thanks.

asked by B.B. on May 16, 2010
90. ## English

What word can I use to replace "fall victim to." Give me some examples please. I'm stumped.

asked by Sally on August 18, 2011
91. ## Math

I'm in seventh grade and working on this math test based on lines and planes. I'm stuck on this one question and I don't understand what the question is asking me to do. The question is: Identify a segment skew to GH. I am not asking for the answer, I am

asked by DustyRose<3 on January 5, 2017
92. ## Math

here is the question: Freida must take a 4-hour exam containing 200 questions, 50 of which are math. Twice as much time should be allowed for each math ques as for each other type of question. What is the total # of minutes she should allow for the math

asked by Sophia on November 12, 2009
93. ## Math

Richa spends 1/4 of pocket money on chocolates,1/8 on pencils.At the end she had R's 40 left. How much did she have at the beginning? Many solved 25 questions of his math assignment.This was 1/8 of total questions. He does not know 1/5 of the rest. How

asked by Seema on February 13, 2016
94. ## Math- VERY IMP. PLZZZ HELP!

Mrs Walsh is seeking legal advice. A friend of her recommended two law firms - Legal Eagles, which charges a consultation fee of \$100 plus \$40 per hour and A-1 Attorneys, which charges a consultation fee of \$60 per hour. A) Write an equation for the cost

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95. ## 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

asked by Losa on September 24, 2013
96. ## Math

Many solved 25 questions of his math assignment.This was 1/8 of total questions. He does not know 1/5 of the rest. How many questions were there in all? How many did he not know?

asked by Anonymous on July 24, 2017
97. ## math

I'm working on some review problems in Math and having trouble on the critical thinking one. The question says is it possible for 2 numbers to have the same LCM and GCF? Explain. I'm not sure where to begin on this. I know how to do both types of problems

asked by Brandi on August 10, 2012
98. ## algebra

The problem is factoring completely 4xX^2-20x-24 4(X^2-5x-60 4(x-6)(x+1) 12x^2-75 3(X^2-25)=3(X-25)(x+3) Can someone check these problem for me please.

asked by Betty C on June 1, 2010