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Zailene wants to make two kinds of kakanin, puto and kutsina. Puto recipe needs 3 2/5 cup of flour while Kutsinta needs 5 ¼ cup of flour. How many cups of flour will Zailene be needed in all?
- The charity
Amy will donate up to $460 to charity. The money will be divided between two charities: the city youth fund and the educational growth foundation. Amy would like the amount donated to the educational growth foundation to be at least four times the amount
- Suppose 4
Suppose that 14% of all steel shafts produced by a certain process are nonconforming but can be reworked (rather than having to be scrapped). Consider a random sample of 200 shafts, and let X denote the number among these that are nonconforming and can be
- Rich retirement
Health care issues are receiving much attention in both academic and political arenas. A sociologist recently conducted a survey of citizens over 60 years of age whose net worth is too high to qualify for government health care but who have no private hea
- A more than b
What is 5 1/7 more than 2 3/7?
- Quotient and division
Find the quotient of 3/4 and 1/4.
- Publishing company
Suppose you work for a publishing company and before launching a new magazine targeting fashion-oriented consumers, your boss wants to hold a meeting with perspective advertisers. Assume that annual expenditures on magazine ads in this genre are normally
- Unit cost
Last Friday, the Math Society sold newspapers to raise money. Each pack weighed 65.5 kg and sold for 281.65 pesos. How much was the cost per kilogram?
- Salt solution
Calculate the weight of a 50% salt solution that we prepare from 120 g of salt.
- Mass fraction
2 teaspoons (24 g) of sugar are dissolved in a cup with 500 g of tea. Calculate the weight fraction of sugar in the tea.
- The vaccination
The vaccination coverage of the population is 80%. Unvaccinated make up 60% of all infected. What percentage are unvaccinated more likely to be infected?
- When 5
When 5 is subtracted from both my numerator and denominator I become 3/4. What fraction i am?
- Approximation of tangent fx
What is the non-trig formula (not a polynomial fit) for the growth curve that solves algebraically for the increase between tan(1 degree), tan( 2 degree) continuing up to tangent(45 degree)? okay to use pi Check calculation for 12°
- A plumber
A plumber has the following lengths of PVC: 3.3 ft, 9.77 ft, 8.41 ft, 9.61 ft, 8 ft. What is his average length of PVC
- Day trip
A group of tourists went on a day trip. For two hours they walked at a speed of 6 km/h, for another hour they climbed a steep hill at a speed of 2 km/h, spent an hour and a half at lunch, then in an hour they inspected the castle garden at a free step at
Tyron attended his online class 2 hours a day. He already attend 1 3/4 hours, how many more hours will Tyron attend his class?
If you were charged $243 in taxes on a $4,050 purchase, what percent tax were you charged?
Denissa has 18 9/10 kilos of bananas to sell if she was able to sell 15 ⅗. How many kilos of bananas were left?
- Sale goods
Sale goods were reduced twice. First by 15% and then by another 20% of the new price. What percentage of the original price was the final price?
- 1000 bill
A hat costs Php 75.25 and a discounted T-shirt costs Php 750.55. How much change will you receive if you pay for both items with a Php 1 000 bill?