Math Appendix F How does my garden grow

Math Appendix F How does my garden grow - Write an equation...

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How Does My Garden Grow? Appendix F Please save this document to your computer as a Word document. Input your answers and work into the document, and save. Post as at attachment in your Individual Forum. Don’t forget to show your work! 1. Each year, I plant a fruit/vegetable garden in the spring. I grow a variety of things, but my BIG plantings are of tomatoes and peppers. However, getting my seeds to sprout is not as easy as you’d think…. A. This year, I seeded both peppers and tomatoes, using a total of 84 seeds. Write an equation to show this. B. I sowed three times as many tomato seeds as pepper seeds. Write an equation to show this. C. How many tomato seeds did I plant? D. How many pepper seeds did I plant? 2. I also planted bean seedlings and squash vines this year. A. I planted a total of 16 bean and squash plants.
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Unformatted text preview: Write an equation to show this. B. The bean seedlings were $2.25 each, and the squash vines were $1.27 each. I spent a total of $33.06. Write an equation to show this. C. How many bean seedlings did I plant? D. How many squash vines did I plant? 3. We decided to have a company come in to do our landscaping for us. The first company, Casey’s Landscaping charged me $25 per visit, and then $15 per hour to work on our yard. The second company, Isabelle’s Lawn Care, charged us $10 per visit, and then $22 per hour. A. Which company provides a better deal for 15 hours worth of work? How do you know? B. Which company provides a better deal for 3 hours worth of work? How do you know? C. For what values does Isabelle’s Lawn Care offer the better deal? Express your answer as an inequality....
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2011 for the course STATS 202 taught by Professor Emil during the Spring '11 term at Aberystwyth University.

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