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### There are 480 calories per hour. An officer swims 1.5 hours for 30 days. How many calories is that?

There are 480 calories per hour. An officer swims 1.5 hours for 30 days. How many calories is that? 1.5 hours per day times 30 days = 45 total...
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### At the end of the day, a bakery had 1/2 of a pie left over. The 4 employees each took home the same

At the end of the day, a bakery had 1/2 of a pie left over. The 4 employees each took home the same amount of leftover pie. How much pie did each...
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### Two mechanics worked on a car. the first mechanic worked for 5 hours snd the second mechanic worked

Two mechanics worked on a car. the first mechanic worked for 5 hours snd the second mechanic worked for 15 hours. Together they charged a total of...
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### A taxi charges a flat rate of \$1.50 with an additional charge of \$0.80 per mile. Samantha wants to s

A taxi charges a flat rate of \$1.50 with an additional charge of \$0.80 per mile. Samantha wants to spend less than \$12 on a ride. Which...
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### Chris, Alex and Jesse are all siblings in the same family. Alex is 5 years older than chris. Jesse i

Chris, Alex and Jesse are all siblings in the same family. Alex is 5 years older than chris. Jesse is 6 years older than Alex. The sum of their...
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### Lena purchased a prepaid phone card for \$15. Long distance calls cost 24 cents a minute using this

Lena purchased a prepaid phone card for \$15. Long distance calls cost 24 cents a minute using this card. Lena used her card only once to make a...
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### The sum of the digits of a certain two-digit number is 16. Reversing its digits increases the number

The sum of the digits of a certain two-digit number is 16. Reversing its digits increases the number by 18. What is the number? Let x and (16-x)...
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### Sound travels about 340 m/s. The function d(t) = 340t give the distance d(t),in meters., that sound

Sound travels about 340 m/s. The function d(t) = 340t give the distance d(t),in meters., that sound travel in T seconds. How far goes sound...
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### If f(x) = 3x + 1 and g(x) = x^2 + 2x, find x when f(g(x)) = 10

If f(x) = 3x + 1 and g(x) = x^2 + 2x, find x when f(g(x)) = 10 Evaluate f(g(x)) f(g(x)) = 3(x^2 + 2x) + 1 f(g(x)) = 3x^2 + 6x + 1 When f(g(x)) =...
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### I HAVE \$11.60, all dimes and quarters, in my pocket. I have 32 more dimes than quarters. how many di

I HAVE \$11.60, all dimes and quarters, in my pocket. I have 32 more dimes than quarters. how many dimes, and how many quarters do i have? Let d =...
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### An ancient Greek was said to have lived 1/4 of his live as a boy, 1/5 as a youth, 1/3 as a man, and

An ancient Greek was said to have lived 1/4 of his live as a boy, 1/5 as a youth, 1/3 as a man, and spent the last 13 years as an old man. How...
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### Sophie and Claire are having a foot race. Claire is given a 100-foot head-start. If Sophie is runn

Sophie and Claire are having a foot race. Claire is given a 100-foot head-start. If Sophie is running at 5 feet per second and Claire is running...
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### Lucy has taken four tests in math class and has an average of 85. i. What score would she have to g

Lucy has taken four tests in math class and has an average of 85. i. What score would she have to get on her fifth test to have an average of 88?...
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### Take a look at the following sums: 1 = 1 1 + 3 = 4 1 + 3 + 5 = 9 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 16 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 +

Take a look at the following sums: 1 = 1 1 + 3 = 4 1 + 3 + 5 = 9 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 16 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 = 25 a. Come up with a conjecture about...
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### Julia has a bucket of water that weighs 10lbs. The total weight is 99% water. She leaves the bucke

Julia has a bucket of water that weighs 10lbs. The total weight is 99% water. She leaves the bucket outside overnight and some of the water...
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### Given the rectangular prism below, if AB = 6 in., AD = 8 in. and BF = 24, find the length of FD.

Given the rectangular prism below, if AB = 6 in., AD = 8 in. and BF = 24, find the length of FD. [IMG] If AB = 6 and AD = 8, by the Pythagorean...
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### Jack and Jill have a magic pail of beans. The number of beans in the pail doubles every second. If

Jack and Jill have a magic pail of beans. The number of beans in the pail doubles every second. If the pail is full after 10 seconds, when was...
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### A farmer is taking her eggs to the market in a cart, but she hits a pothole, which knocks over all

A farmer is taking her eggs to the market in a cart, but she hits a pothole, which knocks over all the containers of eggs. Though she is...
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### A woman walked for 5 hours, first along a level road, then up a hill, and then she turned around and

A woman walked for 5 hours, first along a level road, then up a hill, and then she turned around and walked back to the starting point along the...
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