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together, two people earn $ 28,000 one earns 2,000 more than the other. how much is the smaller income

answer

$28,000-2,000= $26,000
$26,000/ 2,000= $13,000

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jerry walked a dog 6:40am to 7:30am one day. if he was paid at the rate of $6 per hour, how much did he earn that day

answer

6:40 am to 7:30am
50minutes
60 mintes in an hour
60x= 50. $6
60x=300
x= $5

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a women is looking for a bigger square office. she finds an office. she finds an office twice the area of her current office. if the perimeter of her current office 88feet.

answer

88ft/4
22ft x 22=484
484ft is the current office
twice the size of her current office
484ft x 2= 968ft

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how many feet of chain fence are necessary to enclose a dog pen that is square and has an area of 64 square feet

answer

64 square feet
?64= 8
8x4= 32

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the pet store had six puppies selling for $104 each and twelve kittens selling for $104 each and twelve kittens selling for 24 each. Today only two puppies and eight kittens were left. in dollar terms, what was the ratio of sales puppies to kittens?

answer

4 x104= 416
4x 24= 96
96/104
48/208
24/104
12/52
6/26
13 to 3

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a train goes twice as fast downhill as it can go up hill, and 2/3 feet as fast uphill as it can go on level ground. if it goes 120 miles per hour downhill, how long will take to travel 45 miles per flat land

answer

speed uphill=120/2=60
speed level=3/2 * uphill=90
speed downhill=120
on flat land, d=45=90*t
t=1/2 hr

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Jamie just bought two boxes. The first box is square, with each side measuring 10 units, and is 4 units high. The second box is rectangular and has twice the volume of the square box. If the height of the second box is 5 units, and the width is 10 units, what is the length of the second box?

answer

16 units

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Each August, a restaurant's rent is adjusted to the cost of living index. The rent has been 1,550 a month, and the cost of living index for this August was 3.7%. What is the new rent per month?

answer

1,607.35

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if the ratio of sides of two square is 3:1, what is the ratio of their perimeters

answer

3:1

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There are 9 red and 6 green marbles in a bag. A child reaches in the bag and randomly takes one marble. What is the probability pf that child getting a green marble?

answer

.40

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Debra and Ian shared in a 1,000,000$ estate. If Ian received 125,000, and Debra the rest, what fraction of the estate did Debra receive?

answer

7/8

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shaun purchased a shirt for $22.05. if this includes tax, what was the actual price of the shirt?

answer

22.05*0.05
1.1025
22.05-1.1025
20.95

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The price of salmon at a fish market is 5.40 per pound. This is 150% its cost at a supermarket. How much would it cost per pound at the supermarket?

answer

$3.60

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if the perimeter of a square garden is 84 feet, what is the area of the garden

answer

441sqft

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If the population of a certain city increased 25% in two years, the new population was what percent of the old?

answer

50%

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If 35 of the 140 cars delivered to a dealer were blue, what percent of the cars were blue

answer

25 percent

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Five people working 8 hr days assemble 400 toys in a 5-day work week. What is the average number of toys assembled per hour, per person?

answer

16