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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?
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?
If 16 brownies require 1/3 nuts, 8 …
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.
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?
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?
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