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1. ### im totally clueless?

... alone, John can do the job in 5 hrs, and Peter in 4 hrs. => John can do 1 / 5 of the work in 1 hour and Peter can do 1 / 4 of the work in one hour...

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/04/2007

2. ### A group of three friends ate dinner at a restaurent. when they settled the check,peter paid 4 / 5 as much as?

P + J + R = 1 P = ( 4 / 5 )J P = 4J / 5 J = ( 1 /3)R J = R...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/02/2012

3. ### Someone please solve following question using "ratio" and "proportion" strategy.?

John can do 1 / 4 of the job in one day. Mary can do 1 /3 of the job in one day...such that it completes the complete job. So x = 12/7 = 1 5 /7 ( 1 / 4 + 1 /3)( 1 5 /7) = 1 So it will take 1 5 /7 ...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/10/2009

4. ### How do you solve x^ 5 +3x^ 4 =- 1 ?

... only real solution is x = approximately -3.012148. - John Edit: If you're referring to..., all Newton's Method will do is give you an approximation, too. And you'...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 09/06/2008

5. ### 2. If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take..?

...an hour. In x hours, Sally does x/ 4 of the work, and John does x/6 of the work. x/ 4 + x/6 = 1 house in x hours 3x/12 + 2x/12 = 12/12 5x = 12 x = 12/ 5 = 2 2/ 5 hours 1 / 5th of an hour is 60/ 5 = 12 minutes...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/05/2011

6. ### Hanna's age is now 1 / 5 of John 's age but in 5 years her age will be 1 / 4 of his age. How old are they?

... of j from equation 1 , so substitute that expression...equation 2 and solve: j/ 5 + 5 = (j + 5 ) / 4 j/ 5 + 5 = j/ 4 + 5 / 4 ... that we have john 's age, we can find...15, he is 75. Does this make sense now? Does ...

6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 19/03/2013

7. ### System of Equations, Word Problem, please show work.?

... is 5 km more than 1 / 4 of the distance John traveled C/ 4 = 5 + J/ 4 Multiple all of...other equation: C + J = 1280 Does 650 + 630 = 1280? Yes it does ...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/03/2011

8. ### John made 5 gallons of fruit punch and 1 / 4 was cranberry?

If you want the answer as fraction or rational number and not the decimal the answer is 5 * 1 \ 4 = 5 \ 1 * 1 \ 4 = 5 \ 4 === Or just use a calculator to find the decimal representation of 5 \ 4 ...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/12/2011

9. ### John does a work in 6 hours. Silvester does the same work in 4 hours. If they both work together?

If John does it in 6 hours, he can complete 1 /6 of the job in one hour. Silvester can do 1 / 4 of the job in an hour. ... 1 / 4 + 1 /6) = 1 . 1 / 4 + 1 /6 = 5 /12. t( 5 /12) = 1 . t = 12/ 5 ...

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/03/2008

10. ### Help with Word Math problem 4 ?

John can dig a hole in 4 hours, so he can dig 1 / 4 in one hour Frank can dig the same size hole in 5 hours. so he can dig 1 / 5 ... 1 /6 in one hour Mary can do the same in 7 hours so she...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 19/12/2010