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1. ## Algebra

Jed decided he needs to start exercising more. On Monday, he runs 2 miles. on Tuesday, he runs 4 miles. On Wedsnesday he runs six miles. He continues with this pattern each day for five days, Monday through Friday. How many total miles did he run in the

asked by Anon on May 28, 2015
2. ## Calculus

A man is in a boat 4 miles off a straight coast. He wants to reach a point 10 miles down the coast in the least possible time. If he can row 4 miles per hour and run 5 miles per hour, where should he land the boat?

asked by Lisa on November 16, 2011
3. ## math

Alice is giving a book as a gift that is 8 3/8 inches long and 6 1/2 inches wide. Will the book fit in a box that is 8 1/2 inches long and 6 1/2 wid or in a box that is 8 inches long and 6 inches wide?

asked by josh on January 14, 2013
4. ## math

A rectangle has a width of 15 inches and a diagonal of 17 inches. Find the length of the rectangle in inches. 15^2 + b^2 = 17^2 225 = b^2 = 289 0 + b^2 = 289 – 225 B^2 = 64 B = SQRT of 64 = 8 The length of the rectangle in inches equals 8 inches.

asked by David on June 8, 2016
5. ## Programming

please Help... Write a pseudo code that prompt the driver to enter the miles at the before taking the car and miles when returning the car.the program must him to enter the fuel consumed that day.the must be able to determine the fuel consumption for that

asked by Josefina on October 16, 2014
6. ## algebra

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P = 14.7 e−0.21 a where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 12.31 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round

asked by rita on February 9, 2015
7. ## algebra

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P = 14.7 e−0.21 a where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 12.21 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round

asked by tasha on May 23, 2014
8. ## College Algrebra Math 133 unti 1 IP 1

Suppose the width of a rectangle is 5 inches shorter than the length and that the perimeter of the rectangle is 80 inches. The formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is P=2L + 2W. Set up an equation for the perimeter involving only the L the length of

asked by Dana on May 11, 2013
9. ## math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P = 14.7 e−0.21 awhere a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 11.11 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft.

asked by libby on November 23, 2014
10. ## Math

Help if you can! Thanks! Appreciate it! The length of one side of a square is approximately 181 inches. Which could be the length of one side of the square? A. 13.5 inches B. 19 inches C. 90.5 inches D. 109 inches

asked by MidsummerNight'sDream on April 12, 2013
11. ## Math

the area of a square is equal to one less than one-half its perimeter. How long is each side? (A=s squared and P=4s, where s represents the side length of the square)

asked by Julia on August 29, 2015
12. ## Algebra

Yes. The car will travel 40 miles in an hour. A certain Car Travels 14 miles in 21 minutes. If the car continues at the same speed how many miles can it go in 1 Hour One way to solve this problem is by setting up a proportion. Let x = the miles the car can

asked by Ms. Sue on June 26, 2007
13. ## Math

The bottom of a shopping bag measures 8 inches by 10 inches. The bag height of 12 inches. How much paper is needed to make the bad? A.256 in B.296 in C.512 in D.592 in Surface Area Of Prisms and Cylinders

asked by Savy on March 2, 2015
14. ## math

find the constant of proportionality and unit rate for the data in the table. Then write the equation to represent the relationship between time t and distance d Time Distance 2 t 90 miles 3 hrs 135 miles 5 hrs 225 miles 6 hrs 270 miles i need to show how

asked by Natasha on April 4, 2017
15. ## geometry

In the diagram, UW and VW are midsegments of triangleRST. Suppose the length of UW is 78 inches. Find the length of VS.

asked by ghalia on January 20, 2012
16. ## Physics

Suppose when we look in one half of the sky, the CMBR appears to be at a temperature of 2.725K. What is the peak wavelength in that direction? Are we moving toward or away from the region of space?

asked by Leila on April 24, 2012
17. ## Chemistry/math

Cesium-137 has a half-life of 30 years. Suppose a lab stored a 30-mCi sample n 1973. How much will be left in 2063?

asked by Angie on April 15, 2009
18. ## Physics

Suppose when we look in one half of the sky, the CMBR appears to be at a temperature of 2.725K. What is the peak wavelength in that direction? Are we moving toward or away from the region of space?

asked by Leila on April 24, 2012
19. ## math

a tire manufacturer believes that the tread life of its tires are normally distributed and will lst an average of 60,000 miles with a standard deviation of 3,000 miles. sixty-four randomly selected tires were tested and the average miles where the tire

asked by monk on May 31, 2011
20. ## math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by the formula below, where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 13.25 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round your

asked by Anonymous on January 22, 2012
21. ## math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by the formula below, where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 13.25 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round your

asked by Anonymous on October 20, 2011
22. ## dma 040

42 inch board is cut into 3 pieces. Piece 2 is twice as long as the 1st & 3rd piece. Piece 3 is three times as long as piece 1. Find inches of all three pieces

asked by Anonymous on September 14, 2013
23. ## math

what is the process for solving the following question? John is 72 inches tall and casts a 40 inch shadow. A monument casts a 24 foot shadow. How tall is the monument?

asked by n on February 24, 2012
24. ## Physics

Can two equipotentials ever cross one another? Explain via analogy to a topographical map Can two equipotentials be tangent to one another? What is the analogous situation in the case of a topographical map? What is your thinking on this? I will be happy

asked by Rob on July 8, 2007
25. ## Math

Seth took a 30-inch piece of wire and cut it into 1 1/4 inch pieces. How many pieces did he get?

asked by Osarhemen Igbinosun on July 18, 2018
26. ## Math

Seth took a 30-inch piece of wire and cut it into 1 1/4 inch pieces. How many pieces did he get?

asked by Osarhemen Igbinosun on July 19, 2018
27. ## Math

Suzanne is making a frame for an 8-inch by 10-inch photo. How much wood does she need for the frame?

asked by Anonymous on March 28, 2019
28. ## Math

Tom needs a pipe that is 21/24 of an inch in diameter. The store has 7/8 inch pipe. Should he buy it?

asked by Angel on June 27, 2012
29. ## math

two airplanes left the same airport traveling in opposite direction. if one airplane averages 400 miles per hour and the other airplane averages 250 miles per hour, in how many hours will the distance between the two planes be 1625 miles? Does it help to

asked by anonymous on April 28, 2007
30. ## math

a bird flies due north 2 miles then east 3 miles then north 4 miles then east 5 miles how far is the nest from the ocean

asked by mary on October 4, 2011

4. WALLPAPER A decorative wallpaper strip has an area of 50 + 20r. If the width of the strip is 5 inches, what expression represents the length of the strip? So far I have that their GCF is 5?

asked by Jab on October 24, 2011
32. ## math

an old tv is 27 inches the new tv is 42 inches.... how much bigger is the new tv that the old tv...if the odl tv has 27 inches and the new tv has 42 inches

asked by Katherine on December 9, 2010
33. ## Math

To find a baseball pitcher's earned run average (ERA), you can use the formula Ei = 9r, in which E represents ERA, i represents the number of innings pitched, and r represents the number of earned runs allowed.What is the equation for E?

asked by Chrizl on September 6, 2016
34. ## Math

Which ratio is equivalent to 4/16 A. 2:4•• B. 6 to 20 C. 8:32 D. 12 to 64 Write the ratio as a unit rate. 286 miles in 5 1/2 hours A. 36 miles per hour B. 52 miles per hour •• C. 57.2 miles per hour D. 114.4 miles per hour Which typing time is the

asked by Amanda on January 12, 2016
35. ## algebra

a rectangle with an area of 45 square units has a length that is one less then half the width which expression represents the length of the rectangle?

asked by Anonymous on June 2, 2013

Last year, Mark was 46 inches tall. This year, Mark's height is 3 inches less than Pter's height. Peter is 51 inches tall. How tall is Mark? Write an equation to represent the situation. Then solve the equation. Answer: 51-3=I I=48 inches tall I=number of

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asked by Anonymous on April 14, 2010
38. ## math

On a three day hike, Robert hiked twice as many miles on the first day as on the second day. On the third day he hiked 5 miles. Carlos hiked 5 miles on the first day and three times as many miles on the second day as on the third day. (a) Write and

asked by Jay on April 22, 2015
39. ## algebra

if jimmy was 33 inches when he was 5 and he is now 14 and 55 inches how many inches did he grow per year

asked by heather on January 24, 2012
40. ## Math

Convert 86 inches to yards, feet, and inches? Why the inches again?

asked by Whitney on October 4, 2014
41. ## geometery

If X = 2 inches, Y = 4 inches, and Z = 4 inches, what is the surface area of the box?

asked by Saraphina on November 28, 2011

What is the volume of a chest that is 20 inches by 10 inches by seven and one tenth inches?

asked by Molly on November 8, 2010
43. ## similar triangles

abc and xyz are similar. Ab,bc, and ac are 6 inches, 7 inches, and 9 inches. and xy is 8. What is xz

asked by dont want to on April 4, 2012
44. ## Geomtry

Find the length of segment CE if AE = 8 inches, EB = 10 inches, and ED = 5 inches.

asked by Sam on June 5, 2012
45. ## College Algebra

Use the position equation given below, where s represents the height of the object (in feet), v0 represents the initial velocity of the object (in feet per second), s0 represents the initial height of the object (in feet), and t represents the time (in

asked by Jack on July 9, 2013
46. ## statistics

The height of 18-year-old men are approximately normally distributed, with mean of 68 inches and a standard deviation of 3 inches. What is the probability that an 18-year-old man selected at random is between 67 and 69 inches tall? Round your answer to the

asked by kinshassa on July 22, 2011
47. ## Math

A large pizza at Tony's Pizzeria is a circle with a 14-inch diameter. Its box is a rectangular prism that is 1 14 8 inches long, 1 14 8 inches wide, and 3 1 4 inches tall. Your job is to design a crazy new shape for a large pizza. It can be any irregular

asked by Naomi on March 30, 2017
48. ## Math

6. Columbus' ships covered approximately 144 miles a day. How many miles would they have traveled in nine days? What was the average speed per hour? If there were two days when the weather did not permit movement, how many miles a day would they have to

asked by Sue on March 31, 2014
49. ## pre calc

Lighthouse B is 8 miles west of lighthouse A. A boat leaves A and sails 5 miles. At this time, it is sighted from B. If the bearing of the boat from B is N63E, how far from B is the boat? The boat is either ___ miles or ____ miles from lighthouse B, to the

asked by lauri on April 26, 2011
50. ## Math

The strength S of a rectangular beam varies jointly as its width w and the square of its thickness t. If a wood beam 3 inches wide and 5 inches thick supports 300 pounds, how much can a similar beam 3 inches wide and 8 inches thick support? S=? pounds

asked by Carla on November 25, 2011
51. ## Math

Bob's frog can travel 6 inches per jump, Kim's frog can travel 9 inches, and Jack's frog can travel 13 inches. If the three frogs start off at point 0 inches, how many inches will it be to the next point that all three frogs touch?

asked by Tasha on February 27, 2010
52. ## Japan

social studies) Question:How many distance is Japan from the US? It is 6760 from New York Ciy to Tokyo It is 4791 miles from Seattle to Tokyo It is 3862 miles from Honolulu to Tokyo It is 2444 miles from Anchorage to Sapporo Take your pick The last entry

asked by jonathan on January 22, 2007
53. ## math

a bottle of juice completely fills a cylinder 10 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter. if one bottle of juice is poured into a cylindrical pitcher with a diameter of 6 inches, to what depth in inches will it fill the pitcher?

asked by brianna on April 22, 2014
54. ## math

1)tammy is making a poster. she had planned the poster to be 36 inches high and 24 inches wide. If she instead decides to make the poster 24 inches high, but keeps the same proportions, how wide will the poster be in inches? my original answer was 12. But

asked by Jason P on July 23, 2009
55. ## math

how many cubic inches in 7'8"L, 12'2"W, 10'1" tall? please show how you get to the answer. I added up the feet (7+12+10=29 ft) and multiplied by 12 inches (29x12=348 in), then added on the remaining inches (8+2+1=11, 348+11) to come up with an answer of

asked by Matt on November 16, 2014
56. ## Probability

Let Θ1 and Θ2 be some unobserved Bernoulli random variables and let X be an observation. Conditional on X=x, the posterior joint PMF of Θ1 and Θ2 is given by pΘ1,Θ2∣X(θ1,θ2∣x)= 0.26, if θ1=0,θ2=0, 0.26, if θ1=0,θ2=1, 0.21, if θ1=1,θ2=0,

asked by SPS on April 5, 2015
57. ## probalitity

Let Θ1 and Θ2 be some unobserved Bernoulli random variables and let X be an observation. Conditional on X=x, the posterior joint PMF of Θ1 and Θ2 is given by pΘ1,Θ2∣X(θ1,θ2∣x)= 0.26, if θ1=0,θ2=0, 0.26, if θ1=0,θ2=1, 0.21, if θ1=1,θ2=0,

asked by akg on March 29, 2017
58. ## Calculus

An open top box is made by cutting congruent squares from the corners of a 12 inch by 9 inch sheet of cardboard and then folding the sides up to create the box. What are the dimensions of the box which contains the largest volume?

asked by Chris on September 9, 2012
59. ## Math

Needing help! Oliver made a pizza that was the same size as the pizza pan he used. The area of the pizza pan was 16(pie sign) square inches. What will be the circumference, in inches, of his pizza? A. 4 (pie sign) inches B. 8 (pie sign) inches C. 16 (pie

asked by AsYouLikeIt on April 12, 2013
60. ## math

word problem: The Rory family drove 310 miles each day for 4 days. Then on Friday they drove 250 miles to Centerville. On Saturday they drove 150 miles to Westfield. What else do you need to know to determine how many miles they averaged each day for that

asked by Mitch on October 6, 2011
61. ## math

the group covered the first 70 miles in 10 hours. then it doubled its paceto travel 280 miles. how long did it takethe group to travel 350 miles? 70 mi/h and 140mi/h 350-70 = 280 280 miles left, 140 miles every 10 hours so 20 hours 20hrs + 10hrs = 30 hrs

asked by susie on May 2, 2007
62. ## aLgEbrA variable & expression

i need to define a variable and write an algebraic expression for each phraase. 1) two points few than 3 times the number of points scored yesterday. i wrote: 3p-2 = 2) one metere more than 6 times your height in meters i wrote: 1 + 6h 3) seven pages fewer

asked by marko on October 20, 2011
63. ## Mathematics

the scale on a map is given as 1:2000000. the distance between two towns on the map is 4.3. what is the actual distance between the towns in cm (squared)?

asked by Calvin on May 6, 2013
64. ## ALGEBRA

the atmosphere pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P=14.7e upper o.21a where a is the attitude above sea level in miles. If a city has an atmosphere pressure y 13.29 psi what is its altitude. Recall that one mile = 5,280 feet. Round to

asked by gary on May 11, 2014
65. ## college math

The atmospheric pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by the formula below, where a is the altitude above sea level (in miles). If a city has an atmospheric pressure of 13.25 psi, what is its altitude? (Recall that 1 mi = 5,280 ft. Round your

asked by joyce on July 10, 2011
66. ## Geometry

I need to find the dimensions of this rectangular prism. It has a volume of 108 cubic inches. The length and width of the base are identical. The height is half of the length. Can you help explain how to do this given this information?

asked by Brett on May 20, 2010
67. ## math a little less

celia writes the equation d=8t to represent the distance in miles d that bikers could travel in t hours at a speed of 8 miles per hour. make a table that shows the distance traveled every half hour,up to 5 hours if bkikers ride at this constant speed. how

asked by chemiii on October 2, 2006
68. ## geometry

A YARDSTICK MEASURE 0.25 BY 3 BY 36 INCHES HOW MANY YARD STICKS FIT IN A BOX 2 INCHES WIDE AND 36 INCHES WIDE

asked by Anonymous on August 17, 2010
69. ## Math

Sheet is 28 inches by 22 inches I have to make 100 equal squares how big should the inches be to fit on this sheet?

asked by Regina on February 12, 2013
70. ## Math

Kaity draws a scalene triangle. Two sides measure 5 inches and 3 inches? Can the third side measure 3 inches? Why or why not?

asked by Mike on April 6, 2012
71. ## Basic Algebra

A box to hold pencils measures 5.8 inches by 5 inches by 4 inches high. Find the volume of the box.

asked by Catherine on July 12, 2011

A television has a diagonal of 10 inches and a width of 8 inches. what is it's height? i think the answer is nine inches, am I correct? If I am not how do I find the answer?

asked by Laura on October 16, 2008
73. ## math

geometry answers "You have a rectangular sheet of paper with dimensions 8.5 inches by 14 inches. if you use 3 inches as the value of x, What are the dimensions? and its volume?

asked by michelle on June 15, 2011
74. ## algebra 1

A picture that measures 7 inches by 7 inches is being framed. The area of the frame is 32 square inches. What is the width of the frame?

asked by Jeannine on April 13, 2008
75. ## math

a 10 inch flanged cast- iron spool connects two 90 degree elbows. the elbow center lines are separated by a distance of 6 feet. each joint incorporates a 5/16 inch gasket. what would be the length of the spools face to face dimension?

asked by manny on August 25, 2007
76. ## Number stories

Aswan,Egypt is the driest inhabited place in the world.The average annual rain fall is 0.02 inch.Is this more or less than 1/4 inch per year? How do you solve this problem? This is a triple post. You need post only once. Posting more than once gets us

asked by confuesed on November 6, 2006
77. ## physics

A car is traveling with a constant speed 80 miles per hour a road that makes half a circle. What is the average velocity of the car? Is it: 80(pi/2)=125.6? or should I use the formula: Äd/Ät= 80/(pi/2)=50.95?

asked by Anonymous on May 24, 2010
78. ## physics

A hydraulic jack is used to lift a 2000 pound car. If the output piston (the one the car is sitting on) has an area of 60 square inches, how much force must be applied to the 0.5 square inch input piston to lift the car? ____ pounds?

asked by wally on February 6, 2013
79. ## Physics

When a carpenter shuts off his circular saw, the 10.0-inch diameter blade slows from 4665 rpm to zero in 2.00 s. What is the distance traveled by a point on the rim of the blade during the deceleration? (in ft). What is the magnitude of the net

asked by Courtney on November 16, 2010
80. ## Math

Find the perimeter of a regular 360-sided polygon that is inscribed in a circle of radius 5 inches. If someone did not remember the formula for the circumference of a circle, how could that person use a calculator’s trigonometric functions to find the

asked by Matty on April 27, 2017
81. ## physics

A hydraulic jack is used to lift a 2600 pound car. If the output piston (the one the car is sitting on) has an area of 60 square inches, how much force must be applied to the 0.5 square inch input piston to lift the car? ______ pounds.

asked by Amy on May 2, 2015
82. ## direct variation or neither

Tell whether the equation represents direct variation or neither, 7=3x+2 represents A) represents inverse variation B) represents direct variation C) represents neither.

asked by Tiara on August 19, 2011
83. ## Math asap

A large pizza at Tony's Pizzeria is a circle with a 14-inch diameter. Its box is a rectangular prism that is 1 14 8 inches long, 1 14 8 inches wide, and 3 1 4 inches tall. Your job is to design a crazy new shape for a large pizza. It can be any irregular

asked by Jeanie Troy on May 20, 2016
84. ## Physics

1. A guy is doing push ups, the length of the guy is 1.5 m, centre of mass is 0.9 m from the legs. He stops during the push up and holds the position in such a manner that his bent arm forms a 90 degree angle. Mass of the man is 50 kg. Find the force of

asked by Alex on February 23, 2019
85. ## Math help!

A car goes 18 miles on a gallon of gas in city driving and 24 miles on the highway. If the car goes 465 miles on a full tank of 23 gallons of gas, how many miles were driven in the city and how many miles were driven on the highway?

asked by Yin on April 27, 2015
86. ## Math

a grid has line at 90-degree angles. There are 12 lines in one direction and 9 lines in the other direction. Lines that are parallel are 11 inches apart. What is the least number of 12-inch floor tiles needed to cover all of the line interestions on the

asked by Kelly on November 7, 2010
87. ## physics

. Compared a car (mass of 2000 kg) moving at 10 miles per hour, how much kinetic energy (in Joules) does that same car have when it moves at 20 miles per hour? At 50 miles per hour? 75 miles per hour?

asked by Hector on March 12, 2012
88. ## math

a rectangular painting including the frame is 28 inches wide and 24 inches tall.the opening inside the frame is 24 inches wide and 20 inches tall.what is the area covered by the frame

asked by Anonymous on April 3, 2014

38. From Laurencaville, take highway 9 for 20 miles (about 30 minutes) until you reach the third katetown?? Exit (exit 116). Turn north on Park Street and drive for 3.1 miles, past six stop lights. Take a left on 3rd Avenue and drive six blocks. The store

asked by BARNETTA on August 16, 2015
90. ## MATH

Choose the equation you can use to solve the following problem. Each cupcake costs \$4.00. How many cupcakes, x, are purchased if the total cost is \$36.00? 4+x=36 36-x=4 4x=36 x÷4+36 (1 point) 2. Choose the equations you can use to solve the following

asked by Anonymous on September 17, 2018
91. ## algebra 1

A plane trip scheduled between Tampa and St. Petersburg was scheduled for 22 minutes. The distance is about 17 miles. How fast would the plane be traveling in miles per hour? 22/60=.367 hrs so 17 miles in .367 hr = x miles in one hr 17/.367=x/1 x=46.32 mph

asked by H.C. on February 14, 2007
92. ## Math Algelbra

Joy has to get from her house to the park,which is 10 miles away.If she walks,she can go 4 miles per hour.If she rides her bike,she can go 10 miles per hour.And, if she rides a car she can travel 40 miles per hour.How long will it take her to get to the

asked by Lila on January 31, 2016
93. ## math

The diameters of pencils produced by a certain machine are normally distributed with a mean of 0.30 inches and a standard deviation of 0.01 inches. In a random sample of 460 pencils, approximately how many would you expect to have a diameter less than

asked by phia on April 15, 2015
94. ## algebra

the weight of a symetry ball varies directly with the cube of it's radius a ball with the radius of 2 inches weighs 5.60. find the weight of a ball with a 3 inch radius

asked by jennifer on April 18, 2012
95. ## math

the dimensions of a rectangle are such that its length is 3 inches more than its width. if the length were double and if the width were decreased by 1 inch, the area would be increased by 66inches ^2. What are the length and width of the rectangle?

asked by fernando on March 24, 2011
96. ## math

Ty needs to cut strips of wrapping paper that are each 9 inches wide.If Ty has 2 rolls of wrapping paper that are 15 feet long, how many 9-inch strips can he cut ?

asked by devin on March 25, 2015
97. ## Math

Ty needs to cut strips of wrapping paper that are each 9 inches wide if Ty has two rolls of wrapping paper that are each 15 feet long how many 9 inch strips can he cut

asked by Taniya on March 26, 2019
98. ## math

ty needs to cut strips of wrapping paper that are 9 inches wide. if ty has 2 rolls of wrapping paper that are each 15 feet long,how many 9 inch strips can he cut?

asked by carson on April 14, 2016
99. ## math

celia writes the equation d=8t to represent the distance in miles d thaat bikers could travel in t hours at a speed of 8 miles per hour... make a table that shows the distance traveled every half hour/up to 5 hours/if bikers ride at the costant speed? This

asked by chemiii on October 2, 2006
100. ## Math

The entire surface of a solid cube with a length of 6 inches is painted. The cube is then cut into cubes each with edge of length 1 inch. How many smaller cubes are there? How many of the smaller cubes have paint on exactly 1 face?

asked by Jackie on September 21, 2010