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  • Charity
    kostol_03-1 Tina supports her favorite charity with an automatic deduction of P350/month from her bank account. What is the total of her deductions in a year?
  • Brass ball
    sphere4 What is the weight of a hollow brass ball, the outer diameter of which is 16 cm and the wall thickness is 2 cm, while the density of brass is ϱ = 8.5 g
  • Tests
    test To obtain a grade A, Patrick must score an average of at least 70 in five tests. If his average mark for the four tests is 68, what is the lowest mark he can get in his fifth test and still obtain a grade A
  • Ingrid
    tv Ingrid watched television for 2 1/4 hours, and Devon watched for 3 2/3 hours. For how many hours did they watch television in total?
  • The book 4
    books Mr. Kinion read 3 3/4 chapters in his book on Monday. He then read 2 4/6 more chapters on Tuesday. How many chapters has he read so far?
  • Reciprocal value 2
    maso Annabelle is making burger patties if each burger patty needs 1/16 kilogram of beef. How many patties can she make with a kilo of beef?
  • Cindy run
    runners Suppose it takes 1/3 of an hour for Cindy to run 3/5 of a mile. How many miles does she run in 1 hour?
  • Find the 24
    plusminus Find the difference between 2/7 and 1/21
  • No solutions
    eq1 Why does the equation 9-2x-9-16x=-14x-7-4x-11 have no solutions?
  • Jim collected
    flasa Jim collected 5 bins of glass bottles to recycle. Lucia collected 3 1/5 times as many bins as Jim. How many bins of bottles did Lucia collect?
  • The difference 2
    numbs The difference between the two numbers is 25. The smaller number is 1/6th of the larger number. What is the value of the smaller number?
  • Strawberry-rhubarb pie
    pie2 Larry had 3/7 of a strawberry-rhubarb pie left over. He split the leftover pie evenly between his 3 children. What fraction of a pie did each child get?
  • Tablespoon of salt
    vaha Mrs. Monika uses 3/4 tablespoons of salt for every kilogram of ground pork. How many tablespoons of salt will she use for 3 1/2 kilograms of ground pork?
  • A merry
    kolotoc A merry go round can hold 36 people on each 5 minute ride. How many people would have received a ride on the merry go round in an hour?
  • Flowers 4
    flowers A flower seller has 4.05 kg of orange flowers and 6.50 kg of red flowers. He made flower baskets with 2.11 kg of both red and orange flowers in each. How many baskets did he make?
  • Reciprocals
    reciprocal Which among the given reciprocal is correct a. 3/15x1/3= 1 b. 3/20x20/3=1 c. 7/14x7/7=1 d. 34/3x34/34=1
  • Equivalent fractions 2
    plusminus Write the equivalent multiplication expression. 2 1/6÷3/4
  • Maturity value
    city IKEA Furniture’s can purchase furniture with 3 year simple interest loan at 8% interest per year. What is the maturity value of 3500 loan?
  • The sides
    rt_triangle The sides of a right triangle form an arithmetic sequence. The hypotenuse is 24 cm long. Determine the remaining sides of the triangle.
  • The pharmacy
    tabletky A pharmacy technician receives a prescription for 125 mcg of a medication. The pharmacy has 0.25mg scored tablets on hand. The technician calculates that the patient should take two tablets per dose. The drug label indicates that 0.25mg is equivalent to 2

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