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  • Size comparing
    oil_tank A store sells olive oil in three different sizes. Which size is the best buy, and what is its unit price? Size Price 17 oz $ 8.69 25 oz $11.79 101 oz $46.99
  • Email hoard
    listky Kendrick received 24 fewer e-mails on Friday than he did on Thursday. If he received a total of 126 e-mails on those two days, how many did he get on each day?
  • Two dice
    dices2 We roll two dice. What is the probability that the sum of the falling numbers is greater than 3?
  • The pet
    mrkva2 Ananya has a bunny. She bought 4 7/8 pounds of carrots. She fed her bunny 1 1/4 pounds of carrots the first week. She fed her bunny 5/6 pounds of carrots the second week. All together, how many pounds of carrots did she feed her bunny? 1. Draw a tape diag
  • Candy bars
    chocholate Sheldon has 4 candy bars and wants to split them among his five friends. If each person gets the same amount, what part of the candy bar will each friend get? Show your work.
  • Cleaning 2
    workers Maggie is looking to hire a carpet cleaning company. Cleaning Crew Inc charges $24 for supplies and then $18 per room. If Maggie has $96 to spend towards cleaning the carpets, how many rooms can she have cleaned?
  • The Bakery
    cake At a Bakery, ⅗ of the baked goods are pies, and the rest are cakes. ⅓ of the pies are coconut. ⅙ of the cakes are angel food. What fraction of all the baked goods at the Bakery are coconut pies? What fraction of all the baked goods at the Bakery are are a
  • Marvin
    meter Marvin buys a hose that is 27 ¾ feet long. He already owns a hose at home that is ⅔ the length of the new hose. How many total yards of hose does Marvin have now?
  • Frank
    bicycle_gears Frank will be riding his bike to school this year. The distance from his house to the end of the street is ⅜ mile. The distance from the end of the street to the school is ⅚ mile. How far is Frank's house from school?
  • The kennel
    cat 20 dogs. Ratio dogs to cats is 3:2  how many cats?
  • Modulus and argument
    complex_numbers Find the mod z and argument z if z=i
  • Apartment building
    city 208 people live in the apartment building. There are as many women as there are men, but there are 22 more children than women. How many adults live in an apartment building?

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