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Zangmo can read a chapter of a novel in 1/4 h. How long will it take her to read 8 chapters?
- Tom and friends
Tom and his four friends are going to a baseball if the total amount they spent on tickets was fifty dollars how much did they spend on each ticket?
- Big school kitchen
If 250 learners can be fed by 75kg. How many kg can 600 learners can be fed?
- MIT 1869
You know the length of hypotenuse parts 9 and 16, at which the hypotenuse of a right triangle is divided by a perpendicular running from its opposite vertex. The task is to find the lengths of the sides of the triangle and the length of the line x. This a
Luke, Seth, and Anja have empty glasses. Mr. Gabel pours 3/6 cup of orange juice in Seth's glass. Then he pouts 1/6 cup of orange juice in Luke's glass and 2/6 cup of orange juice in Anja's glass. Who gets the MOST orange juice?
Monica's lawnmower had 1/8 of a gallon of gasoline in the tank. Monica started mowing and used all of the gasoline. She put 6/10 of a gallon of gasoline in the tank. After she mowed, 1/4 of a gallon was left in the tank. What was the total amount of gasol
- Imagine 2
Imagine that you are filling treat bags with jellybeans. You have 3 3/8 cups of jellybeans, and each treat bag will contain 1/4 cup of jellybeans. How many treat bags can you fill before you run out of jellybeans? Show your work (please).
- Dinner tickets
At the spring festival, 7 out of the first 25 attendees had pre-purchased their dinner tickets. Based on this information, if 600 people attended the spring festival, then how many attendees could be expected to have pre-purchased their dinner tickets?
- A professor
A professor in a typing class found out that the average performance of an expert typist is 85 words per minute. A random sample of 16 students took the typing test and an average speed of 62 words per minute was obtained with a standard deviation of 8. C
- Thomas 2
Thomas is 56 3/4 inches tall. Jillian is 1 3/8 inches shorter than Thomas and Jane is 1 1/5 inches shorter than Jillian. How tall is Jane? Label the names on the tape diagram to represent this problem. Jane Jillian Thomas Excellent!
- Hour salary + fix
Devin recently hired a contractor to do some necessary work. The contractor gave a quote of $395 for parts plus $62 an hour for labor. Let x represent the number of labor hours worked. Write an algebraic expression to represent the total cost for the rep
- Sean Junkins
Sean Junkins works at X-Mobile. His pay is easily calculated by using the expression 12h+8c, where h is the number of hours he works and c represents the amount of phones he sells. Would Sean Junkins make more money if worked 37 hours and sold 3 cell pho
- Unemployment rate
Over the last 16 years, the country's unemployment rate has changed according to the following frequency table: years of unemployment: 2 5 2 3 3 1 unemployment rate: 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 in % (percent). Determine the two-sided confidence interval for the var
- Fruit equation
Find how many peaches could be bought instead of buying one melon, one pear, one apple and two plums if we know that: • Melon and plum cost the same as three apples • if we subtract the price of a pear from the price of peach, we get the price of plum • T
- Chi square
A manufacturer of phone batteries claims that his batteries' lives are approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation equal to 0.9 years. If a random sample of 10 of these batteries has a standard deviation of 1.2 years. Do you think that th
- Confidence Interval
The average grade of 50 students senior students in a statistics class is 85 with a standard deviation of 10.2 while a group of 60 senior students got an average of 80 with a standard deviation of 8.9, can the difference in the mean grade be attributed to
- Performance comparing
A standardized test was administered to thousands of students with a mean score of 85 and a standard deviation of 8. A random sample of 50 students were given the same test and showed an average score of 83.20. Is there evidence to show that this group ha
- Chess pieces
There are 5 black chess pieces in the box. How many white pieces should we add to this box so that the probability of pulling out a black piece is 1: 4?
- Lead melt
Find the heat needed to melt an object made of lead weighing 250g and an initial temperature of 35°C. Lead melts at 327°C at normal pressure. Mass heat capacity of lead c = 129 J/kg • K and mass latent heat of lead lt (t is the subscript) = 22.6 kJ/kg
- Right key
The hostel has 4 rooms. The keys to each room are not numbered. Each of the four guests took one key. What is the probability that everyone took the right key?