Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

In baseball, a players’ batting average is the ratio of hits to the number of times he or she has batted. Thus, if the player has an average of .300, it means he or she got 300 hits in 1,000 at bats. In order to have an average of .300, how many hits would the […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

The heights of five famous human-made structures are related as follows: •The height of the Statue of Liberty is 65 feet more than half the height of the Great Pyramid at Giza. •The height of the Eiffel Tower is 36 feet more than three times the height of Big Ben. •The Great Pyramid at Giza […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

The owner of a go cart track was counting the money from one day’s ticket sales. He knew that a total of 168 tickets were sold. Adult tickets cost 7.50 each and children’s tickets cost 4.75 each. The total receipts for the day was 996.00. How many of each type of ticket was sold? Votes: […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

Karen biked at 13 mph for a time but got a flat tire. She then walked at 5 mph. She traveled a total of 93 miles. Had she biked the whole time, she would have gone 117 miles. How many hours did she walk? Votes: 0 Answers: 0 Categories: Math :: Algebra I Math :: […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

The diameter of a toilet paper roll is 11cm, while the cardboard roll on the inside is 4cm. (Whole thing is 11cm, part without paper is 4cm in middle). Each piece of paper is 12cm by 12cm and the whole roll contains 240 sheets total. How many turns of the toilet paper is there and […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

Roberto invested some money at 7%, and then invested $2,000 more than twice his amount at 11%. His total annual income from the two investments was $3,990. How much was invested at 11%? Votes: 0 Answers: 0 Categories: Math :: Algebra I Math :: Algebra II Math :: Basic Math :: Pre Algebra Math :: […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

It took Karla and her helper 24 minutes to feed 18 cats. Working at the same rate, how long should it take Karla and 2 helpers to feed the 18 cats? Votes: 0 Answers: 0 Categories: Math :: Algebra I Math :: Algebra II Math :: Basic Math :: Pre Algebra Math :: Trigonometry January […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

A, B and C can finish a job in 6 days. If B and C work together, the job will take 9 days; if A and C work together, the job will take 8 days. In how many days, can each man working alone do the job? Votes: 0 Answers: 0 Categories: Math :: Algebra […]

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

Approximately 5 out of every 10 students at Kendra’s college live on campus. The college has 5,000 students. How many of them live on campus? Votes: 0 Answers: 0 Categories: Math :: Algebra I Math :: Algebra II Math :: Basic Math :: Pre Algebra Math :: Trigonometry January 10, 2016 Vladimire Herard, M.S.

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Jan 10 2016 in *by Vladimire Herard, M.S.*

Write an equation and solve the problem. Write your answer as a sentence. In spring, the daily high temperature in Boulder, Colo. rises on average 1/3 degrees per day. On Friday, May 2, the temperature reached 74 degrees. Predict when the temperature will reach 90 degrees. Votes: 0 Answers: 0 Categories: Math :: Algebra I […]

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