# Jerald

Newest questions and responses by Jerald-
## Math

Cindi wants to cover the top and sides of this box with glass tiles that are 1 cm square. How many tiles will she need if the box has a length of 20 width of 15 and height of 9

*asked on February 6, 2014* -
## Math

Victor wrapped a gift box with no overlaps How much paper did he use if the length is 8 inches the width is 6 inches and the height is 5 inches

*asked on February 6, 2014* -
## Math

Find the surface area of rectangular pyramids 1. Length= 1.15ft Width=0.82 ft Height of the slanted face =3.17ft Surface Area=7.1879ft^2 Formula for Rectangular Pyramid Surface Area : B+1/2pl B=area of base p=perimeter of base l=height of slanted face

*asked on February 5, 2014* -
## Science

Work or no work? Work=ForcexDistance 1. A person holding a box of potatoes. No work 2. A batter holds his bat at his side while waiting for his turn to play. No work 3. Your sister carries home her books from school. No work 4. You push a box from point A

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Science

Asexual reproduction results in A.more diversity in their offspring B.less diversity in their offspring C. variation and diversity in the offspring D. a species adapting to its changing environment Answer : B Sexual reproduction results in A: offspring

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Science

Which is not a plant adaptation found in grasslands A.long roots B. narrow leaves/grass C.wind and animal seed dispersion D.rumen in bison Answer : D Which is not an animal adaptation found in grasslands? A. long legs B.burrowing animals C.transpiration

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Science

Which contains only abiotic factors? A.firewood wind and fish B. water wind and soil C. rocks soil and grass D. water grass and firewood Answer : b Which is not a type of grassland Savanna Plains prairie sahara Answer : sahara Which is not a characteristic

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Math

Danny needs to buy sand for this box. He wants to nearly fill the box leaving only 6 inches empty at the top. How much sand does Danny need if the length is 12 feet the width is 2 feet and the height is 3 feet. I first found the volume which was 72 feet

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Math Multiplying Fractions

A swimming pool in the shape of a rectangular prism is 50 meters long 25 meters wide and 3 meters deep. A liter is the same as 0.001 cubic meters. How many liters of water are needed to completely fill the pool? I know how to find the volume which is 3750

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Science

Which contains only biotic factors? A. grass water and rocks B. soil ants and fish C. flower tree and firewood D. dog fish and wind Answer : B Moving of sediments or materials from its original location? erosion What is the depositing of eroded sediments

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## math

What is the maximum number of cubes with a side length of 2 inches that can fit in a box that has a length of 6, a width of 2, and a height of 4? 6 cubes?

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Math

A hole shaped like a rectangular prism is 3 feet wide, 5 feet long, and 3 feet deep. If the hole is made 2 feet deeper, how much will the volume of the hole increase? V=45+2= 47

*asked on February 4, 2014* -
## Math

Trapezoid with base lengths 3 inches and 7 inches and height 12 inches Find the area. Formula : A=1/2(base 1 + base 2)h A=81.6in?

*asked on February 1, 2014* -
## Science

Relationship between heredity and traits

*asked on January 16, 2014* -
## Math

A rectangular piece of metal with 4 equally sized circular holes have a diameter of 12 cm cut from it. Calculate the area of metal after the holes have been cut out 4060.88cm ??

*asked on January 14, 2014* -
## Math

A rectangular piece of metal with 4 equally sized circular holes have a diameter of 12 cm cut from it. Calculate the area of metal after the holes have been cut out 339.12cm squared Rectangle formula : l x w Circle : π × r2

*asked on January 14, 2014* -
## Math

15-75x=13-50x I combine like terms first 75x-50x?

*asked on December 19, 2013* -
## Math

The local school district has made a scale model of the campus of ENgels Middle School including a proposed new building. The scale of the model is 1inch=3 feet. The new building is 22.5 inches from the gym in the model. What will be the actual distance

*asked on December 16, 2013* -
## Math

Ed recorded the following 2 distances in feet for 2 attempts by Carla at the long jump : 12 2/3 and 11 1/6. What was Carla's average distance in feet for the 2 attempts?

*asked on December 16, 2013* -
## English (advertisements)

"This city of 200,000 has over 400 restaurants" Is that an unfinished claim? Unfinished claim-When you make a comparison, you state two things that are compared (for ex I am taller than you) Advertisers may intentionally not finish the comparison "this

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

y=9x-6 9(8)-6=66 x=8 y=66 9(7)-6=57 x=7 y=57 9(5)-6=39 x=5 y=39 9(-7)-6=-69 x=-7 y=-69 9(2)-6=12 x=2 y=12

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

y=8x-9 8(1)-9=1 x=1 y=-1 8(-8)-9=-73 x=-8 y=-73 8(3)-9=13 x=3 y=13 8(-4)-9=-41 x=-4 y=-41 8(-2)-9=-25 x=-2 y=-25

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

2x+1=y 2(-1)+1=-3 x=-1 y=-3 2(0)+1=1 x=0 y=1 2(-2)+1=-5 x=-2 y=-5 2(1)+1=3 x=1 y=3 2(4)+1=9 x=4 y=9

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

x-8=y 4-8=-4 x=4 y=-4 8-8=0 x=8 y=0 0-8=-8 x=0 y=-8 6-8=-2 x=6 y=-2 -1-8=-9 x=-1 y=-9

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

x-3=y -1-3=-4 x=-1 y=-4 -6-3=-9 x=-6 y=-9 2-3=-1 x=2 y=-1 7-3=4 x=7 y=4 -5-3=8 x=-5 y=8

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

-8x=y -8(7)=-56 x=7 y=-56 -8(-6)=48 x=-6 y=48 -8(-8)=64 x=-8 y=64 8(-8)=-64 x=8 y=-64 -7(=8)=56 x=-7 y=56

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

x+4=y 8+4=12 x=8 y=12 7+4=11 x=7 y=11 5+4=9 x=5 y=9 -7+4=-3 x=-7 y=-3 2+4=6 x=2 y=6

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## Math

4x=y 4(7)=28 x=7 y=28 4(-5)=-20 x=-5 y=-20 4(-3)=-12 x=-3 y=-12

*asked on December 12, 2013* -
## History

What was the Cordova Rebellion? Was it a group of Tejanos and Indians or a group of Nacogdoches? The group was led by a local politican named Vicente Cordova.

*asked on December 10, 2013* -
## Math

Write and solve an equation to answer the question How many miles did Lacey walk if Chris collected $450 in pledges? 18(x)=450 x=25 How many miles did Chris walk 25

*asked on December 5, 2013* -
## Math

After getting approval to do additional fundraising Chris and Lacey decided to participate in a walkathon to raise money for the shelter. Chris walked 5 miles less than twice the number of miles that Lacey walked. The students will collect $18 in pledges

*asked on December 5, 2013* -
## Math

Ricardo spends $3.50 for lunch each day. Write and solve an equation to find how long it takes him to spend $21.00 3.50x=21.00 3.50(6)=21.00 6. A spiral toy that can bounce down a flight of stairs is made from 80 feet of wire. Write and solve an equation

*asked on December 4, 2013* -
## Math

3. Kay and SImon bought mugs at the gift shop. Simon bought 6 more mugs than Kay. Together they bought 32 mugs. Write an expression for each of them. Kay: x Simon: x + 6 Use an equation to find the number of mugs Kay bought and the number of mugs Simon

*asked on December 4, 2013* -
## Math

1. Lucita works at a fitness center and earns $5.50. per hour. She worked 3 hours on Friday and x hours on Saturday. Write an expression to represent her total wages earned. 5.50(3)+5.50x 2. You and your friend spend a total of $15 on lunch. Your friend's

*asked on December 4, 2013* -
## Math

Henry is building a front door. The height of the door is one foot more than twice its width. If the door is seven feet high, what is its width? Am I suppose to use proportions

*asked on December 4, 2013* -
## Math

w+6=3(w+6) w=-6 9. 4(x-3)=4 x=4 10. 3(3x+4)-2=9x+10 x=1

*asked on December 3, 2013* -
## Math

1. -7h - 5 = 4 - 4h h= -3 2. m+2m+1=7 m=2 4. 6z+5=4z-7 6

*asked on December 3, 2013* -
## Math

Harmony just negotiated a new deal with Purple Parrot Records. She will be paid a monthly base salary of $3900 plus a commission of $5 per CD sold. Melody is trying to decide if this is a better deal than her monthly base salary of $4250 plus a commission

*asked on December 2, 2013* -
## Math

Harmony just negotiated a new deal with Purple Parrot Records. She will be paid a monthly base salary of $3900 plus a commission of $5 per CD sold. Melody is trying to decide if this is a better deal than her monthly base salary of $4250 plus a commission

*asked on December 2, 2013* -
## Math

12g-6=7g How do I solve this one because I have to find g by itself

*asked on November 23, 2013* -
## Math

102=8a+5a-3a I add 8a and 5a first to get 13 and then add 3?

*asked on November 23, 2013* -
## Math (Proportions)

Simplify each expression if possible by combining like terms. If not possible, write simplified 2x+9x I don't understand what to do

*asked on November 21, 2013* -
## Math

6m-3=21 m=4 g/4+7=10 How do I solve this one g/4 is suppose to be a fraction 3+2x=17 7

*asked on November 20, 2013* -
## Math

Solve and check each equation 1a. 12n=36 n=3 1b. n-5=8 n=13

*asked on November 20, 2013* -
## Math

x=2 the product of 4 and 3 times x 12x x increased by 2 x+2 the quotient of x and 2 x/2 7 increased by x x+7 the quotient of 6 and x x/6 5 times x divided by 2 5x/2

*asked on November 18, 2013* -
## Math

x=2 half of x x/2 twice x 2x the difference between x and 1 x-1 the sum of x and 5 5+x 1 more than half of x 2/x+1

*asked on November 18, 2013* -
## Math

Write an algebraic expression for each word phrase on the board. Evaluate each expression for x=2 3 times x=6 Expression: 3x

*asked on November 18, 2013* -
## Math

To get a job as a receptionist you have to be able to type 60 words per minute. Trevor wanted to work as a receptionist for the summer so he was working on building up his typing speed. He made the following table to track his progress. Week 0 20 words/min

*asked on November 14, 2013* -
## Math

To get a job as a receptionist you have to be able to type 60 words per minute. Trevor wanted to work as a receptionist for the summer so he was working on building up his typing speed. He made the following table to track his progress. Week 0 20 words/min

*asked on November 14, 2013* -
## Math

On a blueprint/ the distance between the family room and kitchen is 3 inches. If 1/4 inch represents 1 foot on the blueprint, what is the actual distance from the family room to the kitchen? How do I solve it?

*asked on November 14, 2013* -
## Math

Mark and Sandy are participating in a Bike-a-Thon for charity. Mark oversleeps, so Sandy gets a one hour head start and bikes at a speed of 12 miles per hour. To catch up to Sandy, Mark decides that he needs to bike at a speed of 15 miles per hour. 3.An

*asked on November 12, 2013* -
## Math

Mark and Sandy are participating in a Bike-a-Thon for charity. Mark oversleeps, so Sandy gets a one hour head start and bikes at a speed of 12 miles per hour. To catch up to Sandy, Mark decides that he needs to bike at a speed of 15 miles per hour. 1. Make

*asked on November 12, 2013* -
## Math

Describe in words, a situation involving this equation that could be represented 4t+8=3(3.5t). t= miles Mark and Sandy wanted to have a race. Mark has an 8 mile head start and goes 4 miles per hour. Sandy decides to go 3 times as fast and goes 3.5 miles

*asked on November 12, 2013* -
## Math

Janice and Patricia each want to buy a new DVD player. They go to the Hot Electronics and find a DVD player for $75. Hot Electronics offers a different payment plan. Janice is going to pay $15 now, and then $7.50 per month. Patricia is going to pay $12.50

*asked on November 11, 2013* -
## Math

Janice and Patricia each want to buy a new DVD player. They go to the Hot Electronics and find a DVD player for $75. Hot Electronics offers a different payment plan. Janice is going to pay $15 now, and then $7.50 per month. Patricia is going to pay $12.50

*asked on November 11, 2013* -
## Math

16. Mrs. Hamway is making outfits for the school dance team. She can make 2 1/4 outfits per day. How many days should it take her to make 18 outfits? A. 7 1/2 B. 8 C. 8 1/2 D. 9 C 17. Howard uses 2 /5 of a bag of flour to make a sheet cake. How many bags

*asked on November 2, 2013* -
## Math

11. Which two values are both equivalent to 240$ A. 2.4 and 2 2/25 B. 2.4 and 2 2/5 C. 0.24 and 2 2/5 D. 0.24 and 2 2/25 B 12. Which list of numbers is in order from greatest to least? A. -5 ,0 ,1/4, 2, 7/3, 6 B. 6 ,-5 ,7/3 ,2 ,1/4 ,0 C. 7/3,6,2,1/4,0,-5

*asked on November 2, 2013* -
## Math

7. Add 7 1/2+3/4= 1 1/4 8. Divide 3/4 / 2/3= 1 1/8 9. Sam has 4 projects due next Friday. he has completed 1/2 of his English project, 0.25 of his History project, 1/8 of his Science project, and 75% of his Math project. Write the list of these 4 projects

*asked on November 2, 2013* -
## Math

3. A study shows that 72% of graduates from local high school attended college. What fraction of the graduates attended college? A.18/25 B.17/25 C.13/25 D.1/2 E.3/8 A 6. The model below represents the equation x+4=4x+2 The first box shows one x and has

*asked on November 2, 2013* -
## Math

1.Which set of numbers are equivalent? A. 3/2 0.32 32% B. 12/5 36/15 2.4 C. 44% 44/100 4.4 D. 3/5 9/15 0.35 B 2. The box contains equivalent values 3 14/40, 335%, 335/100, 3.35, 3 70/200 Which number is equivalent to the values above? A.67/20 B. 3.35% C. 6

*asked on November 2, 2013* -
## Math

1c. At 11:00 AM Corina's shadow is 40 inches long. How long is Drew's shadow? HOw long is the signpost's shadow? Explain. Drew's shadow is 17 inches?

*asked on October 30, 2013* -
## Math

What information do you need to see if triangles are similar? Same lengths What other information what you need

*asked on October 30, 2013* -
## Math

2. Javar is building a model of the Titanic. He found a kit that is very detailed and built to scale. The scale is 1 inch equals 49 feet. If the complete model is 18 inches long how long was the original ship? A. 2.7 feet B.588 feet C. 73 1/2 feet D.882

*asked on October 30, 2013* -
## Math

1. Corina and Drew want to determine the height of a signpost that is next to their house. However, the signpost is too tall to measure. They decide to use their shadows and compare them to the shadow of the signpost. At 4:00 Pm, Corina measures Drew's

*asked on October 30, 2013* -
## Math

1. Corina and Drew want to determine the height of a signpost that is next to their house. However, the signpost is too tall to measure. They decide to use their shadows and compare them to the shadow of the signpost. At 4:00 Pm, Corina measures Drew's

*asked on October 30, 2013* -
## Math

Given 1 mile=1760 yards convert 6,688 yards to miles. Now convert it to feet I know I've asked this already but I couldn't find the post to check. 3.7 miles and 20064 feet

*asked on October 28, 2013* -
## Math

Which is a better buy : $0.89 for 1 liter or $0.89 for 1 quart 0.89 for 1 liter

*asked on October 28, 2013* -
## Math

Convert 500feet/minute to miles/hour. So I'd divide 500/5280 to get 0.0946

*asked on October 28, 2013* -
## Math

Convert 500feet/minute to miles/hour. I don't know how to do this

*asked on October 28, 2013* -
## Math

Given 1 mile= 1,760 yards convert 6,688 yards to miles. Now convert it to feet. 3.8 miles and 20064 feet.

*asked on October 28, 2013* -
## Math

Given 1 gallon= 3.8 liters and 1 gallon = 4 quarts Convert 2 liters to quarts Do I multiply 3.8 and 4?

*asked on October 28, 2013* -
## Math

Given 1 mile=1760 yards convert 6,688 yards to miles. Now convert it to feet

*asked on October 26, 2013* -
## Math

Given 1 mile is about 1.6 kilometers, change 65 miles to kilometers 104 km

*asked on October 26, 2013* -
## Math

The two shortest sides of a right triangle are 10 inches and 24 inches long. What is the length of the shortest side of a similar right triangle whose two longest sides are 36 inches and 39 inches? I don't know how to do this one. I'm lost

*asked on October 24, 2013* -
## Math

Write a fraction that is equal to each of the given fractions and has a numerator of one 4/5 5/7 3.15/6.3 How do I do that?

*asked on October 19, 2013* -
## Math (Proportions and Scale Drawings)

5. Todd's hourly wage went from $4.50 per hour to $4.00 per hour. Calculate the difference in Todd's wages as a percent increase or decrease. 12.5% decrease

*asked on October 18, 2013* -
## Math (Proportions)

3. The ratio of the altitude of a triangle to the length of its base is 5:12. Calculate the altitude if the length of the base is 42mm. 17.5 length/base= 5/12=x/42= 17.5

*asked on October 18, 2013* -
## Math

6. Write a fraction that is equal to of the given fraction and has a numerator of one a. 4/5= 1.25

*asked on October 18, 2013* -
## Math (Proportions)

1a. x/20=52,5/75= 14 1b. 13/16=x/100= 81.25 1c. 18/25=1/x= 1.38 1d. 25/18=1/x= .72

*asked on October 18, 2013* -
## Math

If a trip between work and home takes 15 minutes each way how much till will be spent in a 5 day work week traveling back and forth to work? (assume that at no point does the employee have to go home and come back within the same day) Would the proportion

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

Hurricane Kathrina dropped about 14 inches of rain over a 48 hour period. How much rain is this per hour? (round your answer to the nearest tenth) I got 7 so I round it? I did 14/48=x/24 solve for x Then divided 336/48

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

If 3 pounds of apples cost $0.90, how much will 10 pounds cost? $3.00 You find that your watch gains 2 minutes in 6 hours. How much will it gain in 3 days? 24 minutes

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

An employee working at an electronics store earned $3582 for working 3 months during the summer. What did the employee earn for the first two months? I got $2388 I used a proportion and got 3582/3=x/2 solve for x then i divided 2388/3 and got my answer

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

The ratio of men to wmen at a class is 6 to 5. How many women students are there if there are 3600 men? 3000

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

In a shipment of 400 parts 14 are found to be defective how many defective parts should be expected in a shipment of 1000? 125

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

In the typing world, 80 words per minute is considered acceptable. How many words per 30 minutes is this? 8

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

1. Carol spends 17 hours in a 2 week period practicing her culniary skills. How many hours does she practice in 5 weeks? 42.5 hours

*asked on October 16, 2013* -
## Math

In 2001, box office sales for moviegoers in the US totaled 8.4 billion dollars. Which of these is equivalent to 8.4 biillion? A.8.4x10^9 B. 8.4x10^-6 C. 8.4x10^-9 D. 8.4x10^6 A

*asked on October 9, 2013* -
## Math

The smallest marine fish known is the dwarf goby. The average length of this fish is just 3.39 x 10^-1 inches. What is this number in standard form? A.339 B.33.9 C.0.339 D.0.0339 C

*asked on October 9, 2013* -
## Math

The average high temperature in Alaska in January is -37F. If the average high temperature in Siberia for January is -83F how much warmer is it in Alaska compared to Siberia? A.120 B.54 C.46 D.36 C

*asked on October 9, 2013* -
## Math

Linda bought 52 boards to replace part of her fence. If each board was 4 1/2 feet long. What was the total length of the boards that Linda bought for her fence? A.234 ft B.229ft C.182ft D.156ft I multiplied 52x4 and got 208. How do I add the 1/2

*asked on October 9, 2013* -
## Math

Olivia cut a wooden board into 3 equal parts. If the board was originally 8 1/4 feet long, how long was each of the 3 parts? A. 1 1/12 feet B. 2 3/4 feet C. 5 1/4 feet D. 9 3/4 feet B The results of a survey indicate that approximately 627,000 people in a

*asked on October 9, 2013* -
## Math

-13 5/7 / 9 3/5 455/336

*asked on October 3, 2013* -
## Math order of operations using negatives

-3(8-6)^3+27/9= -8

*asked on October 2, 2013* -
## Math

Jessica needs 5 5/8 yards of fabric to make a skirt and 14 1/2 yards to make a coat. How much fabric does she need in all? 19 9/8

*asked on October 2, 2013* -
## Math

33. 5/8-7/12= 1/24 34. (-3/4)-(-5 1/2)= 5 1/4 25. 6 5/6- 2 1/3= 4 1/2 36. 12 1/2- 6 3/8= 6 1/8

*asked on October 2, 2013* -
## mixed numbers with unlike denominator

26. 1/15+3/5=2/3 27. 1/10+1/3=13/30 28. (-1/6)+7/18=2/9

*asked on October 2, 2013* -
## Math

24. (-8 6/11)-(-2 5/11)= -7 25. (-4 5/8)- 3/8= -5

*asked on October 2, 2013* -
## Math

21. 1/12- (-7/12)= 2/3 22. 9/20-(-7/20)=4/5 23. 8 9/10-6 1/10= 2 4/5 24. (-8 6/11)-(-2 5/11)= 7 25. (-4 5/8)-3/8= 4 1/4

*asked on October 1, 2013* -
## Math

6. 3 3/8+6 5/8=10 7. 11/14-3/14= 8/14 8. (-1/8)-5/8=-3/4 9. 4/12-10/12=-1/2

*asked on October 1, 2013*