# word problem

### The cost of renting a rototiller is \$19.50 for the first hour and \$7.95 for each additional hour. Ho

The cost of renting a rototiller is \$19.50 for the first hour and \$7.95 for each additional hour. How long can a person have the rototiller if the...
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### A local shop sold 499 hamburgers and cheese burgers. There were 51 fewer cheese burgers sold. How ma

A local shop sold 499 hamburgers and cheese burgers. There were 51 fewer cheese burgers sold. How many hamburgers were sold? Let h = number of...
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### 4 teaspons of vegetable oil and 6 teaspoons of vinegar. 20 teaspoons of vegetable oil to how many te

4 teaspons of vegetable oil and 6 teaspoons of vinegar. 20 teaspoons of vegetable oil to how many teaspoons of vinegar? Set up a proportion where...
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### There were 150 students at a dance. There were 16 more boys than girls. How many boys were there?

Set up two equations: (1) b = g + 16 (2) b + g = 150 Substitute equation (1) into (2) (g + 16) + g = 150 Combine like terms 2g + 16 = 150...
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### There are 3 more onions than turnips in a sink. If there are t turnips, how many onions are there?

o = t + 3
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### A dad gave his 3 sons each the same amount of money in an envelope. He took \$20 from one son for get

A dad gave his 3 sons each the same amount of money in an envelope. He took \$20 from one son for getting a D on a math test and he gave another...
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### Katie is twice as old as her sister Mara. The sum of their age is 24.

Let k = Katie's age and m = Mara's age. We have 2 equations: (1) k = 2m (2) k + m = 24 Substitute (1) into (2) (2m) + m = 24 Combine like...
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### Company a charges \$25 plus \$0.10 a mile. Company b charges \$20 plus \$0.15 per mile. How far would yo

Company a charges \$25 plus \$0.10 a mile. Company b charges \$20 plus \$0.15 per mile. How far would you need to travel to get each charge to be the...
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### There are 4064 calories in 8 pints of strawberry icecream. How many calories are ther in each pint o

There are 4064 calories in 8 pints of strawberry ice cream. How many calories are there in each pint of strawberry ice cream? Set up a proportion...
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### If Mr hernandez has 5 times as many students as Mr daniels and together they have 150 students how m

If Mr hernandez has 5 times as many students as Mr daniels and together they have 150 students how many students do each have? Let h = Mr....
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 11, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Gary has three less pets than Abe. If together they own 15 pets, how many pets does Gary own?

Let g = Gary's pets and a = Abe's pets. We are given two equations: (1) g = a - 3 (2) a + g = 15 Substitute (1) into (2) a + (a - 3) = 15...
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### There are 5 2/3 cups of milk. How many thirds are there?

Convert the mixed fraction using the calculator to get 17/3. [MEDIA]
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### The length of a rectangular building is 6 feet less than 3 times the width. The perimeter is 120 fee

The length of a rectangular building is 6 feet less than 3 times the width. The perimeter is 120 feet. Find the width and length of the building....
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### There are 32 female performers in a dance recital. The ratio of men to women is 3:8. How many men ar

There are 32 female performers in a dance recital. The ratio of men to women is 3:8. How many men are in the dance recital? 3:8 = x:32 3/8 =...
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### Michelle and Julie sold 65 cupcakes. If Julie sold 9 more cupcakes than Michelle, how many cupcakes

Michelle and Julie sold 65 cupcakes. If Julie sold 9 more cupcakes than Michelle, how many cupcakes did each of them sell? Let m = Michelle's...
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### Carmen is serving her child french fries and chicken wings for lunch today. Let f be the number of f

Carmen is serving her child french fries and chicken wings for lunch today. Let f be the number of french fries in the lunch, and let c be the...
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### There are 36 fishing worms per tin . How many worms in 7 tins

36 worms/tin * 7 tins = 252 worms.
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 10, 2016, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests