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Last month, a parking lot had 23 spaces in each of its rows. Recently, the lost was expanded, and 4

Last month, a parking lot had 23 spaces in each of its rows. Recently, the lost was expanded, and 4 spaces were added to each row. If the lot has...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 31, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

If a number is increased by 16 and then divided by 3, the result is 8

If a number is increased by 16 and then divided by 3, the result is 8. Let x be the number. We have: (x + 16)/3 = 8 Cross multiply x + 16 = 24...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 30, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

What number when multiplied by four exceeds itself by 42?

What number when multiplied by four exceeds itself by 42? Let the number be n. We have: 4n = n + 42 Subtract n from each side: 3n = 42 Divide...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 27, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

a group of students and teachers are going on a field trip. one ninth of the group will fit on 1/3 o

a group of students and teachers are going on a field trip. one ninth of the group will fit on 1/3 of a school bus how many buses are needed to...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 11, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

Jennifer spent \$11.25 on ingredients for cookies shes making for the school bake sale. How many cook

Jennifer spent \$11.25 on ingredients for cookies shes making for the school bake sale. How many cookies must she sale at \$0.35 apiece to make...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 23, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

An oil tank contains 220.2 gallons of oil......

An oil tank contains 220.2 gallons of oil. Whenever the amount of oil drops below 90 gallons, an alarm sounds. If 145.3 gallons are pumped into a...
Thread by: Rye, Nov 15, 2016, 1 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

4 balls in package. 8 packages of balls in a carton. how many balls would be in 125 cartons?

4 balls in package. 8 packages of balls in a carton. how many balls would be in 125 cartons? We have 4 balls per package * 8 packages per carton...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 3, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

The basketball team is selling candy as a fundraiser. A regular candy bar cost 0.75 and a king sized

The basketball team is selling candy as a fundraiser. A regular candy bar cost 0.75 and a king sized candy bar costs 1.50. In the first week of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 2, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

Ava set her watch 2 seconds behind, every day it sets back 1 second. How many days has it been since

Ava set her watch 2 seconds behind, every day it sets back 1 second. How many days has it been since she last set her watch if it is 41 seconds...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 2, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

Two numbers total 83 and have a difference of 17 find the two numbers

Let the numbers be x and y. Set up our givens: x + y = 83 x - y = 17 Add equation (1) to equation (2) x + x + y - y = 83 + 17 The y-terms...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 1, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

Jake used 5 boxes to pack 43.5 kg of books. If the boxes each weighed the same and held 8 books, wh

Jake used 5 boxes to pack 43.5 kg of books. If the boxes each weighed the same and held 8 books, what did each book weigh? Set up equations were...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 31, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

There are 13 animals in the barn. some are chickens and some are pigs. there are 40 legs in all. How

There are 13 animals in the barn. some are chickens and some are pigs. there are 40 legs in all. How many of each animal are there? Chickens have...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 30, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

Susan has 10 apples and 6 oranges. How many fruits does she have?

Since apples and oranges are both fruits, we add 10 + 6 to get 16 fruits.
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 30, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

If you can buy one of pineapple chunks for \$2 then how many can you buy with \$10

Set up a proportion of pineapple chunks to dollars: 1/2 = x/10 Use our proportion calculator: x = 5
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 30, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

A medium orange has 70 calories. This is 10 calories less then 1/4 of the calories in a sugar krunch

A medium orange has 70 calories. This is 10 calories less then 1/4 of the calories in a sugar krunchy. How many calories are in a sugar crunchy?...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 29, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

Mr. Wilson wants to park his carin a parking garage that charges 3 per hour along with a flat fee of

Mr. Wilson wants to park his carin a parking garage that charges 3 per hour along with a flat fee of 6. If Mr. Wilson paid 54 to park in the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

You and your friend are saving for a vacation. You start with the same amount and save for the same

You and your friend are saving for a vacation. You start with the same amount and save for the same number of weeks. You save 75 per week, and...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

The science club charges 4.50 per car at their car wash. Write and solve and inequality to find how

The science club charges 4.50 per car at their car wash. Write and solve and inequality to find how many cars they have to wash to earn at least...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests