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    Rational Expression Word Problems: Estimate the Costs

    Assistance with word problems needed. Please show steps to problems. Please see the attachment for proper formatting. Thank you in advance 120. Toxic pollutants. The annual cost in dollars for removing p% of the toxic chemicals from a town's water supply is given by the formula C(p) = 500,000 _______

    ratios and proportions .

    Choose an example of ratios and proportions from the textbook or real life and present a step-by-step solution. Choose an example of a rational expression (uniform motion problem, work problems, purchasing problems or formulas) from the textbook or real life and present a step-by-step solution. Explain how solving a prop

    Gradient, Fraction and Sampling Word Problems

    Please post all the steps for the problems below and number them accordingly so that I can follow along and understand the process. Thank you! 1. Rise and run. If the rise is 3/2 and the run is 5, then what is the ratio of the rise to the run ? 2. Fast food. If four out of the five doctors prefer fast food, then at a

    Ratio and Proportion /Graph and Analyze Linear Functions

    1. A lawyer bills her clients $300 per hour of service. If a client's case requires 17 hours to complete, use a proportion to calculate how much the client will owe the lawyer (excluding tax). 2. A new virus is released on the internet; the administrator of a department's Local Area Network (LAN) is given five minutes by a

    Quantitative Reasoning

    HardWood, Inc., produces and sells the finest quality pool tables in all of Madison County, Iowa. The company expects the following sales and expense in 2009 for its tables: Sales (1,000 tables @ $500 per table) $ 500,000 Variable expenses 200,000 Fixed expenses 60,000 A. What is the contribution margin

    Solving Ratio and Proportion Word Problems

    1. Rise and run. If the rise is 3/2 and the run is 5, then what is the ratio of the rise to the run? 2. New product. A taste test with 200 randomly selected people found that only three of them said that they would buy a box of new Sweet Wheats cereal. How many boxes could the manufacturer expect to sell in a country of

    Tax deduction - Total Medical Cost

    Tracy decided to choose an insurance plan, the monthly cost of which is $18 and the deductible is $500. The insurance pays 85% of all expenses after the deductible. The total expenses Tracy spends during the year is $718.76. Tracy's total medical cost of the year with this plan is $_______

    Ratio , Proportion and Measurement

    Solve The Following Problems 1. Given that 1 acre equals 43,560 square feet, a rectangular area 1230 feel long by 675 feet wide is how many acres? 2. You plan to treat both sides of a roadway with 35 gallons of herbicide mix per acre. The treatment area is 2.6 miles long and the road shoulders are 35 feet wide. How much

    Simplifying Fractions: Examples

    1. The sum of (3/ x + 2/y) 2. Express as a single fraction in simplest form (x+2)/ 4 - (x-3)/ 3 3. Express as a single fraction in lowest term: {(y^2-16) / (2y+6)}{(y+3)/(y-4)} 4. Perform the indicated operations and express the result in simplest terms: {(x+ 3) (x^2-x-6)} / {(2x+4) (2x+6)} {(x^2 + 5

    Lesson Plan for Fraction Equivalency

    I know that working with models helps students conceptually understand mathematics they might otherwise simply memorize and apply. I need help to develop a lesson plan in which students are taught to manipulate and work with two models that show fraction equivalency: one area/region model and one length/set model. 1. Have

    Fraction Equivalency Lesson Plan

    I know that working with models helps students conceptually understand mathematics they might otherwise simply memorize and apply. I need help to develop a lesson plan in which students are taught to manipulate and work with two models that show fraction equivalency: one area/region model and one length/set model. 1. Ha

    Consumer Math Concepts

    Questions 1. Define the following:  Asset  Current asset  Liability  Current liability  Contributed capital  Retained earnings 2. Define a business transaction in the broad sense, and give an example of observable external, observable internal, and unobservable eve

    Statistical Problem Solving: Stimulation

    What is the role of simulation in statistical problem solving? Can you provide two examples of simulation in SPS? What are the limitations of stimulation in SPS?

    Ratios and Proportions

    **Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems** Write each of the following ratios in simplest form. And explain your answer. The ratio of 7 oz to 3 lb

    Estimating the number of servers required

    An administrator of a popular website is told that a new faster server, which will replace the old server, can handle 45,000 hits (users accessing the site) per second. The website currently experiences a peak demand of about 110,000 hits per second. But, every month, the peak demand increases by 2500 hits per second. Use a prop

    Consumer Mathematics: Consumer Price Index

    An economy's consumer price index is described by the function I(t) = -0.2t^3 + 3r^2 + 100 where t=0 corresponds to 1995. (0 <= t <= 10) At what rate was the CIP changing in 2000? In 2001? In 2002?

    Mathematics - Functions and Graphs

    The demand for a certain commodity is given by D(x) = -50x + 800; that is, x units of the commodity will be demanded by consumers when the price is p = D(x) dollars per unit. Total consumer expenditure E(x) is the amount of money consumers pay to buy x units of the commodity. a) Express consumer expenditure as a function

    Mathematics - Calculus - Consumer's Surplus

    Consumers' Surplus p = D(q) is the price (dollars per unit) at which q units of a particular commodity will be demanded by the market (that is, all q units will be sold at this price), and q0 is a specified level of production. Find the price p0 = D(q0) at which q0 units will be demanded and compute the corresponding consume

    Several rational fraction problems

    Please see attachment. #1. Multiply. Write your answer in lowest terms. #2. Multiply and simplify: #3. Divide. Write your answer in lowest terms. #4. Express the following compound fraction in lowest terms: 4 . 28 9 4 3 3 r s 2 7 pq 6 r 3 s

    Example of Polynomial Division

    See attached. 2. What is the quotient when is divided by ? 5. Find all (vertical and horizontal) asymptotes of (see the attached file). What is the domain of this function?

    Polynomial

    Add or subtract. Write the answer in lowest terms. 3/9-y - 4/y-9

    Add or subtract.

    Add or subtract. Write the answer in lowest terms. x/x - 5 + 10/x + 5 - 50/x^2 - 25

    Business Math

    Solve the following problems showing all your work every step of the way. 1. You have been given information that if a student is a resident and they enroll for more than 12 hours, then their tuition will equal $120 plus $10 per hour for every hour greater than 12. Create an equation that would allow a student to simply plug

    Find the fraction

    In certain fraction, the denominator is 3 less than the numerator. If 2 is added to both the numerator and denominator, the resulting fraction is equal to 3/2. Find the original fraction. the original fraction is __

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