# suppose a map is scaled so that a half inch represents 25 miles. how many inches of the map represents 87 1/2 miles?

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1. ## math

if a man jobs 3 1/2 miles in 3/4 of an hour, how far can he jog in one hour?

asked by zack on June 7, 2018
2. ## precalc

This question is from the previous question. What was the change in distance in miles?

asked by BeeBee on September 6, 2013
3. ## geometry

what is the volume of earth if the diameter of earth is 7920 miles.

asked by rally on July 14, 2010
4. ## Algebra II

A rectangular picture has a length that is twice its width. The picture has an area of 12 square inches. Find the dimensions of the picture.

asked by Austin on October 28, 2018
5. ## PreCalculus

A wire is 200 inches long is cut into three pieces, two of equal length, each twice as long as the third. How long is the third piece?

asked by Mari on June 23, 2014
6. ## math

if it takes 8 inches of ribbon to make a bow how many bows can be made from 3ft of ribbon will any ribbon be left over if so how much

asked by jaylan on September 10, 2014
7. ## math

how munch sand in cubic feet for a sandbox 6 inches high 3 feet wide 3 feet long

asked by haley on March 4, 2013
8. ## algebra

If trend for the depreciation of the press continued, what would be its value in the year 2015? Show how you obtained your answer using the linear equation you found in part c). Answer: Show or explain your work here: e) If the trend continued, in how many

asked by jim on February 11, 2012
9. ## Math

Brain teaser Web Site Hits Day. Number of hits Monday:72 Tuesday: 40 Wednesday: 32 Thursday: 24 Friday: 80 (8hits) 1/ how many pictures did you draw for Monday ? Why that many ? answer ; 9 72 divide 8=9 2/ Rosa drew 4 pictures for thursday on her

asked by Joji on December 29, 2013
10. ## Wonders of the world (new and ancient)

I need a map of the seven wonders of the new world and the ancient world which are: Great Wall of China, Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt Petra, Jordan Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Iraq Christ Redeemer, Brazil Statue of Zeus, Olympia, Greece Chichen Itza,

asked by Anonymous on November 5, 2011
11. ## Math

Marcus built a model car that is 4 inches wide. What scale was used to build the car if the actual width of the car is 6 feet? 1 in. = 2 ft 1 in. = 2.5 ft 1 in. = (1.5 ft) 1 ft = 1.5 in.

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12. ## math

In a 30 degree-60 degree right triangle, the opposite the 60 degree angle is 15.7 inches. Find the length of the hypotenuse. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary.

asked by briana on May 15, 2011
13. ## Math

A mural on the school wall has an area of 4800 square inches. If the length of the mural is 1 1/13 times the width, what are the dimensions of the mural?

asked by Evie on April 7, 2016
14. ## math

If you make a glass in the shape of a right circular cone (martini glass) how wide would the glass be if it is 4 inches tall and again holds 12 ounces?

asked by annonymous on June 27, 2011
15. ## Math

Ben has 8 square tiles. Each tile has a width of 9 inches. He lays the tiles down in a long row. What is the perimeter of the rectangle of tiles?

asked by Anonymous on August 4, 2013
16. ## algebra 1

1.what equation is equivalent to y-6=-12(x+4) 2. which point is located on the line represented by the equation y+4=-5(x-3)? 3.what equation represents the line that passes through the points (6,-3)and (-4, -9)?

asked by understandable on December 5, 2017
17. ## Algebra

Pat had \$3.he gets some money from his parents .he now has twice as much money as dani .write an expression to represent how much money dani has.tell what the variable represents .

asked by Rylan on September 23, 2012
18. ## algebra

Pat had \$3. He gets some money from his parents. He now has twice as much money as Dani. Write an expression to represent how much money Dani has. Tell what the variable represents.

asked by Joshua on September 25, 2012
19. ## geometry

The height of a triangle is 12 centimeters greater than the width of its base. If h represents the height of the triangle, then the area of the triangle as a function of h is

asked by lola on November 15, 2011
20. ## Algebra

Determine if the equation y = 2^x represents exponential growth or decay I thought at first it was growth but now I think it might be decay because there is no "b" in a parentheses so do I assume b is less than 1 so it's decay? Please help

asked by Jason on November 22, 2010
21. ## algebra

A stem-and-leaf plot has a stem of 4 and leaf of 6, but has no a key, Give two possible values that stem represents. Explain the your thinking.

asked by ER on December 17, 2014
22. ## Chemistry

which equation represents an oxidation-reduction reaction? 1.HCl+KOH-->KCl+H2O 2.4HCl+MnO2-->MnCl2+2H2O+Cl2 3.2HCl+CaCO3-->CaCl2+H2O+CO2 4.2HCl+FeS-->FeCl2+H2S

asked by Alexis on March 20, 2011
23. ## help i gott a test in 2 days !!!

use the formula F= 9 x C+32 ___ 5 where f represents fahrenheit temperature and C is Celcius. Celius is -10 what is F,fahrenheit sry the dash and the 5 are supposed to be under the nine which will be nine/fifths ok you write down ALL the important info on

asked by yasmin on July 23, 2006
24. ## History

1. In the Lindisfarne Gospels, what symbol represents St. Mark? (The Winged lion?) 2. In the Lindisfarne Gospels, who is the only evangelist who is pictured facing the reader directly? (I think its John) 3.In the Book of Kells, how many evangelists are

asked by Sara on January 15, 2018
25. ## SAT Math?

I'm working on a couple of SAT math programs for school, and I have trouble figuring some out. 1. Joe is 3 years younger than Kate. If n represents Nora's age now, what was Kevin's age 4 years ago, in terms of n? A. N + 7 B. N + 1 C. N - 1 D. N - 4 E. N -

asked by Lacey on October 14, 2007
26. ## Algebra 2

For 1985 through 1996, the number, C (in thousands), of videos rented each year in Moose Jaw can be modeled by C= 0.069(t^3+4t^2+37t+600) where t=0 represents 1990. During which year are 60.4 thousand movies projected to be rented? Could someone please

asked by Alice on January 8, 2012
27. ## Civics

Imagine a political figure is elected by popular vote of an entire state. This figure represents the state in a federal legislature. What position does this person hold Senator President Cabinet memeber Member of the House of Representatives

asked by Oof on October 25, 2018
28. ## Algebra

A luxury car rental company charges \$150 per day in addition to a flat fee of \$50 for insurance. Write an equation that represents the cost, f(x), (in dollars) to rent the car for x days. This equation should be in slope-intercept form.

asked by Sarah on October 3, 2015
29. ## Physics

According to Boyle's law, the volume V of a gas at a constant temperature varies inversely with the pressure P. When the volume of a certain gas is 125 cubic meters, the pressure is 20 psi (pounds per square inch). If the volume of gas is increased to 400

asked by Pat on May 25, 2012
30. ## Accounting

Can anyone tell me if one of these is correct? Lear, Inc. has \$800,000 in current assets, \$350,000 of which are considered permanent current assets. In addition, the firm has \$600,000 invested in fixed assets. a. Lear wishes to finance all fixed assets and

asked by Becky on June 16, 2009
31. ## math

A scale drawing of an American flag is 14 inches long and 6 inches tall. The actual flag is 3 feet tall. a. True or False, the scale of the drawing is 2 in. : 1 ft. is it false? b. What is the perimeter of the american flag in the scale drawing? c. What is

asked by valentina on May 25, 2016
32. ## geometry

the bore of an engine cyclinder is the diameter of the piston and the stroke is the distance that the piston will travel up the cyclinder wall. The displacement is the volume of space that the piston goes thru. If the piston is 3.97" in dia. and the stroke

asked by ALICE on April 25, 2013
33. ## Math

Using an inch micrometer caliper to measure the thickness of a plate, we found that graduation line 0.5 is visible on the sleeve, one additional line is visible in the sleeve, line 4 on the thimble coincides with the reading line on the sleeve. What is the

asked by Mary on September 16, 2007
34. ## Math

1. Using an inch micrometer caliper to measure the thickness of a plate, we found that graduation line 0.5 is visible on the sleeve, one additional line is visible in the sleeve, line 4 on the thimble coincides with the reading line on the sleeve. What is

asked by Mary on September 12, 2007
35. ## English

Can someone please read over my essay and take note of any errors or suggested revisions? Thanks. The title of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun represents the dreams of the characters in the play and how they become crushed. At the beginning of

asked by Anonymous on December 20, 2012
36. ## Metric System

I have two queations that have to do with the metric system: 1- What connections can you identify between the metric units for length and volume? 2- Why is it difficult to convert miles to yrads or feet? Thanks in advance for your help! 1- What connections

asked by Olivia on August 18, 2005
37. ## math

define a variable and write an equality for each situation the maximum speed allowed on main st is 25 miles per hour a trainer advises an athlete to keep rate under 140 beats per minute

asked by anonymous on October 13, 2012
38. ## math

The distance d, in miles, a small plane is from its final destination is given by d(t)=250-100t, where t is the time, in hours, remaining for the flight. Find and discuss the meaning of the intercepts of the graph of the function.

asked by sharon Q on November 14, 2013

I've never seen a problem like this, please help. I think we have the number part right but what would the unit be once the math is done? Please show me how you came up with the answer so I will know for next time. 30 miles/1 ton x 5280 feet/1 mile x 1

asked by Dippy on April 9, 2009
40. ## Math

How would you solve for these word problems in one variable applications? 1.The maximum speed is allowed on main street is 25 miles per hour. 2. applicants must have at least 5 years of experience. 3 Ten less than a number,x, is greater than 32.

asked by Hayley on September 25, 2013
41. ## Math

The distance to fly direct from Detroit to Los Angeles is about 1,960 miles.The flight takes 4 hours 53 minutes.What is the plane's average speed in feet per second to the nearest foot per second?

asked by Sarah on September 19, 2012
42. ## Management & Economics

a producer of light bulbs claims to have the folllowing production function: Q=10L*G. a) what is the marginal product of labor? or glass? b)Draw the relavant isoquant map and isocost line if the cost of labor is \$4 per work-hour and the cost of glass is \$4

asked by Lisel on September 17, 2011
43. ## Precalculus

I don't even how to go about this.... Mars is in an elliptical orbit with the Sun at one focus, as shown in the figure. At its aphelion, Mars is 156 million miles from the Sun. At its perihelion, Mars in only 128 million miles from the Sun. How long is the

asked by Anon on January 20, 2012
44. ## maths

a spherical ballon is being inflated at the rate of 10 cu in/sec.find the rate of change of area when ballon has a radius of 6 inch. (a)3.33 in2/sec (b)3.67 in2/sec (c)3.11 in2/sec (d)none of these

asked by ankur on June 6, 2013
45. ## math

A right rectangular prism is packed with cubes of side length Fraction 1 over 6 inch. If the prism is packed with 12 cubes along the length, 3 cubes along the width, and 2 cubes along the height, what is the volume of the prism?

asked by jeremiah on October 5, 2015
46. ## English

1. When was Wima born? - She was born in 1940. 2. How many miles was the hospital away from Wilma's home? - It was about 50 miles away from her home. 3. When did Wilma get a bronze medal at the Melbourn Olympics? - She got a bronze medal in 1956. 4. When

asked by rfvv on April 19, 2010
47. ## algebra

a 3 1/2 foot piece of rope is cut into two pieces. one of these pieces is 8 inches shorter than the other. how long are the pieces?

asked by yo dawga on October 16, 2010
48. ## Math

The length of a rectangle is 3 more than twice the width. The area of the rectangle is 119 square inches. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

49. ## math

marisol is painting on a piece of canvas that has an area of 180 square inches. the lenght of the painting is 1 1/4 times the width. what are the dimensions of the painting

asked by cristina on January 30, 2015
50. ## Math

Marie wants to draw a painting with an area of 40 square inches. If she draws her painting on 1inch grid paper how many squares would the painting coved. tell why

asked by BEC on December 15, 2014
51. ## Math

A quilter has 6 yards of fabric that is 54 inches wide. The fabric weighs 3.4 ounces per square yard. What is the total weight of the fabric? A) 2 lb 2.4 oz B) 1 lb 4.5 oz C) 1 lb 14.6 oz D) 1 lb 13.6oz

asked by Anonymous on September 18, 2012
52. ## Math

Fred needs a piece of plywood 39in. by 23in. he cut it out of a piece that was 4ft. by 8ft.What is the area in square inches of the piece that was left?

asked by William on December 9, 2015
53. ## Geometry

I need to find the perimeter of square that has a semicircle (located inside of the square) with a radius of 10 in and it appears that the square is 10 inches as well. I tried the equation 1/2*3.14*10= 15.7, 10 + 15.7 = 25.7 but I don't think it is correct

asked by Mary on April 9, 2008
54. ## calculus

1. The radius of a sphere is r inches at time t seconds. Find the radius when the rates of increase of the surface area and the radius are numerically equal. A 1/4π in B 1/5π in C 1/3π in D 1/8π in E 1/2π in

asked by Anonymous on March 20, 2013
55. ## geometry

I need to find the perimeter of square that has a semicircle (located inside of the square) with a radius of 10 in and it appears that the square is 10 inches as well. I tried the equation 1/2*3.14*10= 15.7, but I don't think it is correct please help!!

asked by Mary on April 8, 2008
56. ## MAth

a concrete area measures 20ft on each side. the concrete slab will be 8 inches deep. how many cubic feet of concrete will be needed? my set up is 20 x 20 + 32 ????

asked by Caroline on April 15, 2011
57. ## Math

Jake is walking up hill in the sand. Every step Jake takes he climbs 2 feet up, but slides down 6 inches. How far has Jake traveled if he has taken 8 steps?

asked by Zack on June 9, 2017
58. ## Chemistry

The dimensions of aluminum foil in a box for sale at a supermarket are 66.6 yards by 12 inches. The mass of the foil is .83kg. What is the thickness of the foil (in cm)? (1in = 2.54 cm)

asked by Oliver on September 21, 2014
59. ## math

Mr.Foote placed a cement walk along the side of his house.The walk is 18 inches wide and 32 feet long. What was the cost of the walk at \$2.10 a square foot?

asked by peter on July 6, 2013
60. ## Math Geometry

Marisol is painting on a piece of canvas that has an area of 180 square inches. The length of the Painting is 1 1/4 times the width. What are the dimensions of the painting

asked by Donald on March 7, 2014
61. ## Calculus

An open box with a capacity of 36,000 cubic inches is to be twice as long as it is wide. The material for the box is \$.10/sq ft. What are the dimensions of the least expensive box? How much does it cost?

asked by Matt on October 16, 2015
62. ## algebra

an apple pie is cut into 6 slices each slice is solid for 2\$ the radius of the pie is 3.5 inches the central angle of the of the remaining pie is 120

asked by Trashelle on April 30, 2014
63. ## algebra

translate the sentence to an algebraic inequality.The height of the members of the basketball team is at least 79 inches. want to know if this right Height A+HeightB+HeightC+HeightD+height E>=79

asked by babygirl on September 9, 2011
64. ## NEED HELP ELECTRONICS

2. Two electronics technicians are looking at the technical manual for a piece of electronic equipment. The manual refers to a particular resistor as a “2.2 megohm resistor.” Technician A says that this means that the resistance value of the resistor

asked by Ron on July 19, 2012
65. ## mircoeconomic

Kate’s Katering provides catered meals, and the catered meals industry is perfectly competitive. Kate’s machinery costs \$100 per day and is the only fixed input. Her variable cost is com-prised of the wages paid to the cooks and the food ingredients.

asked by gabrielle on November 18, 2008
66. ## Calculus

Problem 5. Protein Concentration in Cells Consider a growing bacterial cell that is producing a protein involved in binary fission. Suppose that, at a particular point in time, a bacterial cell has a volume of 1000 μm3 (microns cubed) and is growing at a

asked by Sky on November 3, 2015
67. ## College Genetics

Using donor DNA from an E. coli strain of leu+ arg+ trp- you transform a resipient strain that is leu- arg- trp+ and select for leu+. The resulting 100 colonies are then screened for the arg and trp markers and the results are outlined in the table below.

asked by Jessica on April 14, 2010
68. ## Gentics

Using donor DNA from an E. coli strain of leu+ arg+ trp- you transform a resipient strain that is leu- arg- trp+ and select for leu+. The resulting 100 colonies are then screened for the arg and trp markers and the results are outlined in the table below.

asked by Jessica on April 14, 2010
69. ## Math

Which of the following represents a permutation? (Pick from multiple choice answer listed below) I. The top 4 finishers in a car race II. Choosing 4 apples from a bag with 10 apples III. A committee of 6 representatives from a class A. I. only B. II. only

asked by Happy Face on June 4, 2009
70. ## math

Vanessa throws a tennis ball in the air. The function h(t)=-16t^2+45t+7 represents the distance, in feet, that the ball is form the grounf at any time t. At what time, to the nearest tenth of a second, is the ball at its maximum height?

asked by Anonymous on April 2, 2009
71. ## PHI105

Using the list of philosophers provided by your facilitator, select a quotation that best represents each of the philosophers.Explain why this quotation is an accurate representation of the philosophers’ ideas, historical significance, and key

asked by Sharon on January 19, 2010
72. ## math

When the Senior class decided to order T-shirts, they were quoted a price of \$7.50 per shirt plus a setup fee. The total cost for 300 shirts was \$2,450. Write an equation in the form y = mx + b that represents the cost, y, for x shirts.

asked by alex on June 18, 2013
73. ## Government US

A written Supreme Court opinion that, in the absence of a majority opinion, represents the reasoning of most of the justices who side with the winning party is a a. plurality opinion. b. concurring opinion. c. leading opinion. d. prevailing opinion. e. per

asked by HM on September 18, 2011
74. ## Honors world Cultures(history)HELP PLEASE!!!!!!!!!

The Jewish legal code came partially from what civilization? Possibly from the Code of Hammurabi:

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75. ## cancer/clot/leeches

my dad has cancer and has developed a clot in his leg which is not the dangerous one, but is very painful. he had an operation where they put plates and pins in his leg due to the cancer eating away his femur to about one inch. he is limited to small pain

asked by lana on May 15, 2008

3. You travel from New Orleans, Louisiana, with the following vectors: • New Orleans à Point A: q = 180°, Δd = 483 km • Point A à Point B: q = 106°, Δd = 347 km • Point B à Point C: q = 106°, Δd = 347 km Remember: east = 0°, north = 90°,

asked by GG on November 22, 2013
77. ## physics

3. You travel from New Orleans, Louisiana, with the following vectors: • New Orleans à Point A: q = 180°, Δd = 483 km • Point A à Point B: q = 106°, Δd = 347 km • Point B à Point C: q = 106°, Δd = 347 km Remember: east = 0°, north = 90°,

asked by Ashley on November 20, 2013
78. ## math

i need help with this open-ended you are having so much fun in the kitchen you decide that you want to make your aunt,s favorite dessert to show her special she is to you .you find the recipe on the internet for the recipe white raspberry cheesecake

asked by carina on December 31, 2012
79. ## intro to psychology

The weather person on the evening news reports that the average monthly rainfall for the last six months is 10 inches. A farmer is trying to determine how the rain might affect his crops. This report will be meaningless to the farmer unless he also knows

asked by elly on June 25, 2015
80. ## Global Studies

Although the Amazon Basin receives more than 80 inches of rain per year, South America also has the driest place on Earth, know as a. Death valley b. Gobi desert c. Atacama desert*** d. the Caribbean

asked by Josh on March 27, 2014
81. ## Pls check if I got it correct

Which of these situations can you represent with the inequality X < and = 49? 1. You must be no more than 49 inches tall to go on this ride. 2. A loaf of bread must be baked for at least 49 minutes. 3. You have no more than 49 minutes left on a parking

asked by Olivia on November 18, 2014
82. ## Math

An open box is formed from a piece of cardboard 12 inches square by cutting equal squares out of the corners and turning up the sides. Find the volume of the largest box that can be made. Help!

asked by Tracy on February 6, 2017
83. ## Calculus

An open box is formed from a piece of cardboard 12 inches square by cutting equal squares out of the corners and turning up the sides, find the dimensions of the largest box that can be made in this way.

asked by Alexa on April 28, 2016
84. ## intro to psychology

The weather person on the evening news reports that the average daily rainfall for the last six months is 10 inches. A farmer is trying to determine how the rain might affect his crops. This report will be meaningless to the farmer unless he also knows

asked by Anonymous on January 20, 2014
85. ## Science HELP

Although the Amazon Basin receives more than 80 inches of rain per year, South America also has the driest place on Earth, known as A. Death Valley. B. Gobi Desert. C. Atacama Desert. D. the Caribbean.

asked by kay on November 9, 2017
86. ## Math

Which of these situations can you represent with the inequality X < and = 49? 1. You must be no more than 49 inches tall to go on this ride. 2. A loaf of bread must be baked for at least 49 minutes. 3. You have no more than 49 minutes left on a parking

asked by Olivia on November 18, 2014
87. ## Calculus (Optimization)

The U.S. Post Office will accept a box for shipment only if the sum of the length and girth (distance around) is at most 108 inches. Find the dimensions of the largest acceptable box with square ends.

asked by Mishaka on December 16, 2011
88. ## Phyiscs

A wooden box with a mass of 10.0kg rests on a ramp that is inclined at angle of 25 degrees to the horizontal. A rope attached to the box runs parallel to the ramp and then passes over a frictionless pulley. A bucket with a mass of m hangs from the end of

asked by Lupita on February 6, 2014
89. ## Math distance rate 8th grade test tmr!

Two planes left Seattle at the same time, both traveling due east. One had the rate of 185 mi/h and the other had a rate of 225 mi/hr. After how many hours were they 220 miles apart?

asked by sky on March 24, 2010
90. ## Algebra

Sally calculated that she will lose 4.6 calories per minute walking at a rate of 3 miles per hour. How many minutes does she need to walk to burn at least 250 calories?

asked by Kevin on February 2, 2014
91. ## algebra 1

If two car are traveling in opposite directions and have average speeds of 45 mph and 55 mph, what equation shows that the cars are 250 miles apart after t hours?

asked by Veronica on February 9, 2012
92. ## physics

a softball is thrown at a speed of 40 miles per hour in a course that makes an angle of 60 degrees with the positive x axis. what is the initial speed in the horizontal direction?

asked by lee on May 18, 2015
93. ## distance problems

two planes left Seattle at the same time, both traveling due east. One had the rate of 185 mi/h and the other had a rate of 225 mi/hr. After how many hours were they 220 miles apart?

asked by sky on March 24, 2010
94. ## algebra

Find a formula for the amount A of CO2 a car produces in terms of the number n of miles driven and the gas mileage G mi/gal of the car

asked by Anonymous on September 13, 2011

How would I change the following sentences to exclamatory? The moon travels at more than 2,300 miles per hour Some people thought the moon was made out of green cheese

asked by Linda on April 30, 2011
96. ## MATH

The rental rate on a car is \$40.00 per day and 30¢ per mile. How much does Raoul pay for renting this car for 2 days and driving a total of 150 miles?

asked by Anonymous on January 22, 2013
97. ## science

What is the height (in miles) for a ( television satellite to be placed above the equator of Earth to rotate at the same speed as Earth and be able to relay pictures that have been beamed to it back to another place?

asked by Lily on November 12, 2013
98. ## algebra

Solve the problem.A taxi company charges riders a fixed charge of \$2.30 plus \$1.20 per mile. How many miles must a rider go to have an average cost per mile of \$1.30?

asked by cyntha on May 25, 2014
99. ## math

The rental rate on a car is \$40.00 per day and 30¢ per mile. How much does Raoul pay for renting this car for 2 days and driving a total of 150 miles?

asked by Anonymous on February 27, 2015
100. ## Math

Gerald and Michelle went on a 24 mile bike ride. By lunchtime they had ridden 5/8ths of the total distance. how many miles did they have left to ride after lunch ?

asked by Stacy on January 10, 2011