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  1. Sharing money and equations

    A certain value of money will be distributed among 24 students. If 6 students don't come each child will receive 300 dollars more money. Find the amount

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  2. Candies and fractions

    Ricky, Carl and Jerome have a total of n candies. Ricky ate 1/4 of the candies. Carl ate 1/3 of the remaining candies. Jerome ate 1/5 of the remaining

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  3. Word Problems anf fractions

    An Italian sausage is 8 inches long. How many pieces of sausage can be cut from the 8-inch piece of sausage if each piece is to be two-thirds of an inch

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  4. Riddle Me Numbers

    Divide me by 10 and 3 remains. A square number my first digit to be. My second digit is the product of 1 and 3. All together I'm greater than 50.

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  5. cost of cd

    Andrew had $93.00. With this money, he could buy 3 CDs and 4 books. However, he bought only 2 CDs and 3 books and had $27.00 left. What was the cost

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  6. number of pencils in each box problem

    Sergio had 8 colored pencils. He bought 3 more boxes of colored pencils. Sergio now has 35 colored pencils. If each box had the same number of pencil,

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  7. age problem

    The sum of Mira and Shaheena is 40 years. After 10 years Mia will be twice as old as Shaheena. What is Mia's age. What is Shaheena's age? Solution

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  8. inequality and field trip

    Mrs. william is deciding between two field tips for her class. the science center charges $135 plus $3 per student. the dino discovery museum simply charges

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  9. phone service and inequality

    For his phone service, Ryan pays a monthly fee of $13.00, and he pays an additional $0.05 per minute of use. The least he has been charged in a month is

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  10. consecutive odd integers word problem

    If the first and third of three odd consecutive integers are added, the result is 87 less than five times the second integer. Find the third integer.

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  11. Estimate gas cost

    Learn how to estimate gas cost using a simple formula. Use the calculator to estimate the cost

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  12. Find regular hourly rate

    Alice, who is paid time-and-a half for hours in excess of 40 hours, had gross weekly wages of $667 for 52 hours worked. what is her regular hourly rate?

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  13. Selling lemonade word problem

    Sasha and Francisco were selling lemonade for 25 cents per half cup and 50 cent per full cup. At the end of the day they had collected 15 dollars and had

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  14. solving a word problem with 3 unknowns using a linear equation

    Amanda, Henry, and Scott have a total of $89 in thier wallets. Amanda has 6$ less than Scott. Henry has 3 times what scott has. How much does each have?

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  15. Capacity of a tank

    A tank is two thirds full. After drawing off 100 litres of water , it is just one quarter full. what is the capacity of the tank Solution Let x be the

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  16. When will beepers beep at the same time

    Maria has 2 electronic beepers. One beeps after every 5 seconds and the second beeps after every 9 second. 1) At what time both beepers will beep at

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  17. Multiplying Fractions

    Johnny works at a local bakery. In the morning Customer #1 buys 1/2 a pan of brownies. Later, Customer #2 buys 1/4 of the remaining brownies. The brownies

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  18. find length and width of a triangle

    The Phillips family wants to fence their backyard. They know the yard has a perimeter of 24 meters and an area of 32 square meters. What is the yard's

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  19. find consecutive odd positive integers

    The sum of squares of two consecutive odd positive integers is 202. Find the integers. Solution Let 2x + 1 be the first odd integer Then, 2x + 3 will

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  20. find each side of a triangle

    The perimeter of a triangle is 58 centimeters. The longest side is 2 centimeters less than the sum of the other two sides. Twice the shortest is 12 centimeters

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  21. cost to copy 4757 pages

    How much does it cost to copy 4,757 pages if the cost is as following? Pages 1-25 cost 1.00 each. Pages 26-500 cost 50 cents each. Pages 501-finish

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  22. Subtracting fractions

    Example: mary needs 3/4 of a cup she has 2/4 of a cup how much more does she need?? 3/4 - 2/4 = ? Subtract the numerator since the fractions already

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  23. Looking for 2 numbers (CNA)

    The larger of two numbers is 4 less than five times the smaller. When the smaller number is subtracted from the larger, the difference is 4. Find the numbers.

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  24. Sleep and fraction

    If I live to be 80 years old and sleep 8 hours a day, How many years have I slept Solution A day has 24 hours 24 = 8 + 8 + 8 So you spent 1/3 of your

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  25. 12 Pieces of Chalk

    Ming and Chuck were walking home one afternoon and decided to draw a chalk line on the road from school to Chuck's house. They started out with a box

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  26. muuufffiiiiinnnss!!!!!!!! and fractions :)

    Muffins: 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 oats 1 cup milk 1/2 sugar 2 cups flour makes 8 muffins Maryse wants to make 20 muffins. what does she need to do to achieve

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  27. Children and the Corn

    Once upon a time, there was a family of children. The oldest of these children was in charge of making sure that each of the other children did what they

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  28. Ninth grade math test

    A ninth grade test that can easily be printed. This test is designed to test most important skills taught in ninth grade.

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