Explore BrainMass
Share

Fractions and Percentages

Perform the indicated operation

Perform the indicated operation 4ab divided by 1/2a^4 Find the least common denominator for each group of denominators X^2-9, x^2 + 6x + 9

Simplifying Expressions

Simplifying a complex fraction. Reduce to lowest terms. See attached file for full problem description.

David rented a truck for one day.

David rented a truck for one day. There was a rental fee of $20.99 , and there also was a charge of 19 cents for each mile. David paid $49.30 when he returned the truck. For how many miles did he drive the truck?

Dilution and Percentages Problem

A restaurant manager has 2 liters of white wine that is 12% alcohol. How many liters of grape juice should he add to get a drink that is 10% alcohol? I've got it this far but, can's break it down farther. Can you break it down and explain how you did it? 2(0.12) + x(0)= 0.10(2 + x)

Financial Accounting

1) What are the differences among valuation, depreciation, amortization, and depletion? Is it appropriate to calculate depreciation using two different methods? Why or why not? Which depreciation method gives you the highest depreciation expense in the first year? Why? 2) Why would you use the percentage of sales method of ca

Financial Accounting - Exercise 8.6A

PROBLEM 8.6A Effects of Inventory Errors on Earnings The owners of Hexagon Health Foods are offering the business for sale. The partial income statements of the business for the three years of its existence are summarized below. (see attached) In negotiations with prospective buyers of the business, the owners of Hexagon

Find vertical asymptote

(See attached file for full problem description) Find the vertical asymptote: f (x) = __5__ x - 3

Percentages Word Problem

One employee of a retail electronics store is paid a base salary of $1500 a month plus a 1% commission on sales she makes during the month. What were her sales last month if she earned a total of $1741.92 ?

Solving Logarithms Evaluation

1. Evaluate logarithm. Round results to 3 decimal places. 2. Approximate logarithm using properties of logarithms, given log b^2 = 0.3562, logb^3 =0.5646 and log b^5 = 0.8271 3. Find exact value of logarithm 4. using properties of logarithms to expand express as a sum, difference, and/or

Calculate the break-even product value of using Express Mail (overnight delivery) versus Parcel Post (three-day delivery) for sending a package from Peoria, Illinois to Memphis, Tennessee. The following table contains the appropriate costs. Assume that inventory carrying cost is 25 percent per year of the product value and that there are 365 days in a year.

Calculate the break-even product value of using Express Mail (overnight delivery) versus Parcel Post (three-day delivery) for sending a package from Peoria, Illinois to Memphis, Tennessee. The following table contains the appropriate costs. Assume that inventory carrying cost is 25 percent per year of the product value and that

To find the amount invested

Bob invested $22,000, part at 18% and part at 14%. If the total interest at the end of the year is $3,360, how much did he invest at 18%?

Statistics: Regression Equation

** Please see the attached file for the complete problem description ** Two experts provided subjective lists of school districts that they think are among the best in the county. For each school district the average class size, the combined SAT score, and the percentage of students who attended a four-year college were prov

Ratios, Proportions and Percentages Applications and Word Problems

A- electronics problems. 1- If a monitor is to be sold at 30% off, how much do you have to pay? 2- A $750 digital camera is on sale for $695, what is the percent savings? When dividing, round to the nearest thousandth. 3- In science class, nicole built a cardboard girder( or a I-beam) in science class that can suppo

Ratios, Proportions and Percentages

Solve in any way. If you are finding the percent, round to the nearest hundredth. a- what percent of 25 is 23? b- 94.7% of what number is 462? c- what number is 23% of 45? d- 52.75 is what percent of 116? 2- Because of all the food crumbs in her room, Alicia's bedroom is filled with roaches. Last week , she bought a

Fair Market Value : Calculating a Percentage Discount

I received stock at a 15% discount to the Fair Market Value, what was the Fair Market Value? I know the discounted value of the stock and I want to know what the value of the stock was before the discount. The stock was discounted 15%. x= Fair Market Value of the stock before discount (I want to know this) y = discounted va

Basic Arithmetric Question

If a blueprint 1/4 inch equals 12 inches, what is the actual length in feet of a steel bar represented on the blue print by a line 3 3/8 inches long? How do you work this type of problem?

Complex Algebra Problem

Simplify the complex fraction, this is a intermediate algebra problem. See attached file for full problem description.

Percentage Application and Percent Decrease

The price of a cup of coffee has dropped to $2.10 today. Yesterday's price was $2.45. Find the percentage decrease. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent. See the attached file.