# equation

### The sum of six times a number and 1 is equal to five times the number. Find the number.

The sum of six times a number and 1 is equal to five times the number. Find the number. The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's...
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### if g(x) =5x + 3 and g(a) = 14, then what is the value of a?

if g(x) =5x + 3 and g(a) = 14, then what is the value of a? We set g(a) = 5a + 3 = 14 5a + 3 = 14 Using our equation solver, we get: a = 2.2
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### A suitcase contains nickels, dimes and quarters. There are 2&1/2 times as many dimes as nickels and

A suitcase contains nickels, dimes and quarters. There are 2&1/2 times as many dimes as nickels and 5 times the number of quarters as the number...
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### The phone company charges Rachel 12 cents per minute for her long distance calls. A discount company

The phone company charges Rachel 12 cents per minute for her long distance calls. A discount company called Rachel and offered her long distance...
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### When the side of a square is doubled in length, its area increases by 432 square inches. What is the

When the side of a square is doubled in length, its area increases by 432 square inches. What is the size of the original square? Original square...
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### Erin has 72 stamps in her stamp drawer along with a quarter, two dimes and seven pennies. She has 3

Erin has 72 stamps in her stamp drawer along with a quarter, two dimes and seven pennies. She has 3 times as many 3-cent stamps as 37-cent stamps...
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### In the year 1980, Rick was twice as old as Nancy who was twice as old as Michael. In the year 1992 R

In the year 1980, Rick was twice as old as Nancy who was twice as old as Michael. In the year 1992 Ric, Nancy, and Michael ages added up to 78...
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### A barn contains cows, ducks, and a 3-legged dog named Tripod. There are twice as many cows as ducks

A barn contains cows, ducks, and a 3-legged dog named Tripod. There are twice as many cows as ducks in the barn and a total of 313 legs. How many...
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### The sales tax on a computer was \$33.60. If the sales tax rate is 7%, how much did the computer cost

The sales tax on a computer was \$33.60. If the sales tax rate is 7%, how much did the computer cost without tax? Let the cost of the computer be...
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### Sonia visited a park in California that had redwood trees. When Sonia asked how tall a certain large

Sonia visited a park in California that had redwood trees. When Sonia asked how tall a certain large redwood tree was, the ranger said that he...
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### Dennis was getting in shape for a marathon. The first day of the week he ran n miles. Dennis then ad

Dennis was getting in shape for a marathon. The first day of the week he ran n miles. Dennis then added a mile to his run each day. By the end of...
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### Wendy is paid \$7.50 per hour plus a bonus of \$80 each week. Last week Wendy earned \$312.50. How many

Wendy is paid \$7.50 per hour plus a bonus of \$80 each week. Last week Wendy earned \$312.50. How many hours did Wendy work last week? Setup the...
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### Matthew's cat weighs 10 pounds more than his pet hamster. His dog weighs the same as his cat. If the

Matthew's cat weighs 10 pounds more than his pet hamster. His dog weighs the same as his cat. If the weight of all three pets is 35 pounds, ow...
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