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MAT 111 - College Algebra Section 1.3 - Examples 1. Write an algebraic expression for the verbal description: (a) The product of two consecutive natural numbers. (b) The sum of the square of two consecutive even integers the first of which is 2n. Solve the following problems: 2. The sum of three consecutive natural numbers is 804. Find the numbers. 3. One positive number is 1/5 of another number. The difference between the two numbers is 76. Find the numbers. 4. A salesperson’s weekly paycheck is 15% less than her coworker’s paycheck. The two pay- checks total $645. Find the amount of each paycheck.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. A picture frame has a total perimeter of 2 meters. The height of the frame is 0.62 times its width. (a) Draw a diagram that represents the problem. Identify the width as w and the height as h . (b) Write h in terms of w and write an equation for the perimeter in terms of w . (c) Find the dimensions of the picture frame. 6. Two cars start at an interstate interchange and travel in the same direction at average speeds of 40 m/hr and 55 m/hr. How much time must elapse before the two cars are 5 miles apart? 7. Volume of a right cylinder is V = r 2 h . Solve for h ....
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