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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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Solving a Hot Dog Word Problem with a Linear Equation
Shawn was training for a hot dog contest. He trained for 6 days and each day he ate 4 more hot dogs. At the end of 6 days he had ate 150 hot dogs. How …
A Tricky Percentage Math Problem
If someone wants to make $10.00 when selling an item and I get 40%. How much do I need to add to $10.00? It's not coming out when I add 40% to 10.00. …
Problem solving: Least common multiple
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, …
A word problem about discount Not rated yet
The $580 computer Nancy purchased was on sale for 15% off. How much was deducted from the original price?
Solution
The amount that was deducted …
A football team and percentage Not rated yet
A football team has 60 players. 42 of the players are seniors. What percentage of the team are seniors?
The percentage that are seniors is 42/60 = 7/10 …
Multiplying fractions and total distance Not rated yet
Adam needs to drive a distance of 372 miles to New York to attend a seminar. He stops to grab a quick bite after he covers one third the total distance. …
Recipe, brownies and math Not rated yet
A recipe that makes 16 brownies calls for 1/3 nuts. How many nuts are needed to make 24 brownies?
Solution
If 16 brownies require 1/3 nuts, 8 …
Multiplying Similar and Dissimilar Fractions Not rated yet
Problem:
Jane has 1/6 of marbles in her hand from her bag of marbles. She wants to share it with her 3 friends, but she wants the same amount as the …
Mind Twisting vacation Trip with Proportion Not rated yet
Danny and Melissa decided to rent a campervan from a motorhome company for their 20-day vacation. They are already up from packing up their stuffs when …
Sugar cookie recipe and multiplying fractions Not rated yet
Problem
A sugar cookie recipe calls for 4 1/2 cups of sugar. Alison wants to make 2/3 of the normal amount of sugar. How much sugar will Alison use …
When will beepers beep at the same time Not rated yet
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 …
find consecutive odd positive integers Not rated yet
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 …
cost to copy 4757 pages Not rated yet
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 …
Looking for 2 numbers (CNA) Not rated yet
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. …
Sleep and fraction Not rated yet
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 …
Solving an age problem with basic math Not rated yet
Janet and younger brother Jared are 5 years apart. The sum of their ages is 13. How old is each?
Solution by Trial and error
13 = 12 + 1 The difference …
Debra : Ounces and quarts problem Not rated yet
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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