Functions - math word problems

Number of problems found: 62

  • Please help its due tomorrow
    steps2_1 Using one of the following forms x+p=q or px=q write an to represent these problems using x as the unknown variable Emily can jump twice as far as Evan on the broad standing board if Emily can jump 6.5 feet. How many feet can Evan jump?
  • General line equations
    lines_1 In all examples, write the GENERAL EQUATION OF a line that is given in some way. A) the line is given parametrically: x = - 4 + 2p, y = 2 - 3p B) the line is given by the slope form: y = 3x - 1 C) the line is given by two points: A [3; -3], B [-5; 2] D) t
  • Two gardens
    garden The total area of the two gardens is 864 m2. The first garden is 60 m2 smaller than three times the second garden. What is the area of each garden?
  • Roots and coefficient
    parabola In the equation 2x ^ 2 + bx-9 = 0 is one root x1 = -3/2. Determine the second root and the coefficient b.
  • Find the 15
    ellipseTangent Find the tangent line of the ellipse 9 x2 + 16 y2 = 144 that has the slope k = -1
  • College 2
    fuel College student is moving into a dormitory. The student rent a truck for $19.95 plus $0.99 per mile. Before returning the truck the student fills the tank with gasoline, which cost $65.32. Total cost $144.67. Using a linear equation, explain the process t
  • Degrees Fahrenheit
    teplomer_16 ? The equation above shows how temperature F, measured in degrees Fahrenheit, relates to a temperature C, measured in degrees Celsius. Based on the equation, which of the following must be true? I. A temperature increase of 1 degree Fahrenheit is equivale
  • Linear function
    runners Using one of the following forms x+p=q or px=q write an to represent these problems using x as the unknown variable Larry ran 7 more miles than Barry in a month, if Larry ran 20 miles how many did Barry run? please help its due tomorrow
  • Used cars
    renault Peter plans to buy a used car: the first car Renault Espace 2.0 dCi 16V Dynamique 2006, costs 2000 euros. It is 14 years old and has a combined diesel consumption of 8 liters. / 100 km. Diesel costs 1.1 euros/liter. How much will the car cost him to opera
  • Line intersect segment
    linear_eq Decide whether the line p : x + 2 y - 7 = 0 intersects the line segment given by points A[1, 1] and B[5, 3]
  • Reciprocal value
    fx How do I calculate a number x that is 9 greater than its reciprocal (1/x)?
  • Emilio
    penize_4 Emilio made 69 potholders. Each potholder cost him $2.81 to make. If he sells each potholder for $3.12, how much profit will he make?
  • Intersections
    linearna Find the intersections of the function plot with coordinate axes: f (x): y = x + 3/5
  • Similarity of two triangles
    triangles_1 The KLM triangle has a side length of k = 6.3cm, l = 8.1cm, m = 11.1cm. The triangle XYZ has a side length of x = 8.4cm, y = 10.8cm, z = 14.8cm. Are triangle KLM and XYZ similar? (write 0 if not, if yes, find and write the coefficient of a similarity)
  • Function 3
    parabola2 Function f(x)=a(x-r)(x-s) the graph of the function has x- intercept at (-4, 0) and (2, 0) and passes through the point (-2,-8). Find constant a, r, s.
  • The temperature 5
    mountain The temperature at 4pm was 53° Fahrenheit the temperature dropped 3° each hour from 4pm to 9pm which equation below accurately represents the temperature at 9pm
  • Linear function
    intersection_fn_1 What is the equation of linear function passing through points: a) A (0,3), B (3,0) b) A (-2,-6), B (3,4)
  • Exchange rates
    penize_49 If the Canadian dollar appreciated by C$0.005 relative to the US dollar, what would be the new value of the Canadian dollar per US dollar? Assume the current exchange rate was US$1 = C$0.907.
  • Value of expression
    expr X=2, y=-5 and z=3 what is the value of x-2y?
  • Tangents to ellipse
    ellipseTangent Find the magnitude of the angle at which the ellipse x2 + 5 y2 = 5 is visible from the point P[5, 1] .

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