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Sandy, John and Marg baked pies for the Bake Sale. Sandy cut his pies into 6ths, John but his into 8ths and Marg cut hers into quarters. Sandy sold 11/6, John sold 1 3/8 pies and Marg sold 9/4 pies. Who sold the most pies? Who sold the fewest?
Griffin ordered a pair of sneakers online. He had a $21 credit that he applied toward the purchase, and then he used a credit card to pay for the rest of the cost. If the shoes cost $76, how much did Griffin charge to his credit card when he bought the sn
- Dana helped
Dana helped her dad build a sandbox for her younger sister. The sandbox is shaped like a rectangular prism that is 4 1/2 feet long and 4 feet wide. Dana used bags of sand to fill the sandbox 1/2 of a foot deep. Each bag contained 1/2 of a cubic foot of sa
- A shopkeeper
A shopkeeper cuts a wheel of cheese into 10 equal wedges. A customer buys one-fifth of the wheel. How many wedges does the customer buy? Use the number line to help find the solution.
- Last month
Last month, Lana sold 35 necklaces a week at $15 each. However, throughout the month, 6 customers returned their necklaces for a full refund due to defective clasps. How much did Lana make selling necklaces last month? (Hint: Assume there were 4 weeks in
Six part-timers would take seven hours to pick strawberries. How long would this work take if two more temporary workers were added after three hours?
- Rectangular land
Due to the new road, the longer dimension of the rectangular plot had to be shortened by 4 percent and the shorter dimension shortened by 10 percent. By how many percent has the area of land decreased?
- Two pendulums
In 24 s, the first pendulum performed 12 oscillations and the second 16 oscillations. Determine the periods and frequencies of both pendulums.
- Isosceles trapezoid
Find the height in an isosceles trapezoid if the area is 520 cm2 and the base a = 25 cm and c = 14 cm. Calculate the interior angles of the trapezoid.
- Feed to hay
How many tons of water do we have to dehydrate from 8 tons of feed, if the original moisture is 54 percent, to get hay with a moisture content of 15 percent? Round to two decimal places.
- Length of the chord
Calculate the length of the chord in a circle with a radius of 25 cm with central angle of 26°.
- Eight pipes
Eight pipes are each 2¼m long . what is the total length of the eight pipes?
- A rectangle 5
A rectangle has sides of 10 cm and 14 cm. Calculate the angle between a diagonal and a long side.
Cathy has 5 cups of peanuts to share with her family. If each family member gets 1/2 cup of peanuts, how many family members can have some?
- The conical roof
The conical roof above the warehouse has a diameter of the lower part (base) d = 11.2 m and a height v = 3.3 m. How many rectangular steel plates with dimensions of 1.4 m and 0.9 m were needed for the production of this roof, if the seams and waste requir
- Mineral water
The bottle contains 1.5 liters of mineral water. Pour all the water from the bottle into empty cups with a volume of 1/3 l. All but one will be filled to the brim. What part of the volume of the last cup is filled with water?
- Twelve eggs
A dozen eggs cost 80 cents . how much will 3½ dozen eggs cost?
Joanne and Roger are planting a rectangular garden. The garden is 8 1/2 ft by 13 ft. They want to use half of the garden for cucumbers and half of the garden for tomatoes. They decide to separate the garden into two right triangles. What is the area of th
- Father's garden
John's father has a garden in the back yard. The dimensions of the garden are shown here. A green rectangle is shown. The width is labeled as 2 and two-thirds feet. The length is labeled as 7 and three-fourths feet. Calculate the area of the garden. You f
- Fruit punch
Kelly made fruit punch to serve at a party for her chess team. She mixed 1 2/5 liters of cranberry juice and 1 3/5 liters of pineapple juice together. Then, she split the fruit punch evenly among 9 glasses. How much fruit punch did Kelly pour into each