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
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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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
Forum #2 Logic
1.Which of the following are statements?
a. Green apples taste good.
b. 1991 was a leap year
c. No fish can live without water.
d. Some birds cannot fly.
e. If it rains today, my lawn will get wet
f. Can anyone answer this question?
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
Forum #3 Number Theory
1. Tell whether the underlined item is used as a cardinal number, an ordinal number, or for
a. Sally came in third in the 100-yd dash.
b. Bills lottery ticket won two dollars.
c. Janes auto license number was 270-891
1. What is the area of the selected room in the house, in square feet? For this forum I selected House
Plan #3 and Bedroom #2 in that house plan. The dimensions of the room selected are 11 feet X 11 feet.
This would make the square footage of the room 121
1) Calculate the following measure using the appropriate measurement system for your country:
A marathon is 26 miles. How many units of measure in your country of choice is the marathon?
Be sure to apply suitable units prefix - 1 km is appropriate - 1000
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
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
Data Set 03
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.
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
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
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