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During a car race, two competitors will stop to fill up the fuel tank. One does it every 4 laps, and the other every 5 laps.
When the race begins, …
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solving a word problem with 3 unknowns using a linear equation
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Percentage
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Word Percentage problem
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660 centimeters is equal to how many meters?
1 meter = 100 centimeters
If it was 600 centimeters instead of 660, you could easily get the answer. …
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Sum of 3 consecutive odd integers is -3, what are the integers?
Solution
A number is odd if it has the following format: 2n + 1
Let …
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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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If a house is sold for 187,000 there is a loss of 15% on the cost price.
For how much should it be sold to make a gain of 15% on the cost price?
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The sum of squares of two consecutive odd positive integers is 202. Find the integers.
Solution
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cost to copy 4757 pages Not rated yet
How much does it cost to copy 4,757 pages if the cost is as following?
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If I live to be 80 years old and sleep 8 hours a day, How many years have I slept
Solution
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A restaurant serves 8 fluid ounces of soup to each customer. How many quarts of soup should be prepared in order to serve 185 customers?
Solution …
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