School: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Course Number: MATH125
Course Name: Math for Liberal Arts Majors
Credit Hours: 3
Length of Course: 8 Weeks
Prerequisite: No Prerequisites
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Many Americans dream of winning the lottery and play frequently.
During this discussion, we will look at the lotteries and see if
there is really a chance to win.
Your task is to pick a lottery game. It could be from your state,
another state, multiple-st
Lottery is by far the oldest and most widely known game of chance, having been practiced since
antiquity. In its various forms, the lottery preserves a basic structure and technical procedure that makes
it the easiest and most popular game of chance: the
My favorite would have to be consumer math like many of my classmates. Consumer math is
mathematics for people on an every day basis. These every day uses can be anything from
changing money, checking accounts, budgeting, price discounts, markups and mark
11. A textbook publisher has two kinds of printing presses: Model A which can print 60 books per day and Model B which can print 65 books per day. The company owns 13 total printing presses and this allows them to print 800 books per day. How many of each
Word Problem 7
My second forum entry is as follows:
A mom bought 28 packages of Reeses Cups with 88 total cups. Each King Size package holds 4 cups. Each Regular Size package holds two cups. How many of each size did she buy?
Steps in Solvin
So, I picked #10 for my post this week.
Question: The sum of three numbers is 47. One number is three more than the smallest number, and one number is twice the smallest number. What are the numbers?
Answer: 11, 14, 22
From the CH03_SEC3 presentation,
Word Problem 9
I chose math problem 9 because I thought it would be easy at first glance. I was wrong of course. This math thing is more complicated than I thought it was going to be. But here you go. I have entered my solution. :)
A high school marching
Word Problem 6
A Boy Scout troop carries 57 boys on a trip in 8 vehicles. Each van can carry 14 boys, while each car can carry 3 boys. How many vans and how many cars did the troop take?
Let V equal the number of vans used and let C equal the number of
Word Problem 4
The sum of two numbers is 66. The larger number is three more than twice the smaller number. Find the numbers.
Equation #1. x+y=66
Equation #2. x=2y+3 X represents the larger number. Y represents the smaller number.
Step 1. substitute x in
Word Problem 5
I have chosen to work Problem #5. I have never been great with having math explained to me so, hopefully, I can explain this and have it make sense. Fingers crossed!
A police academy is training 14 new recruits. Some are working dogs and ot
1. Research a credit card and discuss the terms. Would this be a
good option for you? Why or why not?
2. Give an example of a loan which worked out well and a loan
which didn't. The loans could be based on your personal
experience or the experience of som
Evaluate a set of statistics (an excel spreadsheet with 50 unique
sets of data is embedded at the end of this description-you
must select one that has not previously been selected),
construct a frequency distribution table (you can do this using the
Question 21) An adult has 32 teeth. A child has 28 teeth. If 43 people have 1,288
teeth, how many are adults and how many are children?
To solve this problem I first came up with the relevant numbers for each step. To
do this I used two linear equations.
Data Set 03
The room I haven chosen to remodel in my house is the Sun room/Foyer. It shows
the most wear and tear from everyday use and is currently older linoleum. It is
measured at 13 feet long by 9 feet wide. To determine the total square foot or area
of the room
DB # 4: Look over the concepts that we have studied so far. You will find them
embedded in the following chapters:
Chapter 1 - Problem Solving
Chapter 2 - Sets and Set Operations
Chapter 6 - Algebra I
Chapter 7 - Algebra II
Chapter 8 - Consumer Math
14) At a football game, a dad purchases hot dogs for $1.25 and drinks for $1.75. If he
purchases 9 items for $13.25, how many of each did he purchase?
This problem was simple for me. I love football games and stadium hotdogs. In order to
solve this equati