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Practice set e

It takes person A 4 hours less than person B to complete a certain task. Working together, both can complete the task in 8 3 hours. How long does it take each person to complete the task working alone?

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Step 5:

Person A, 4 hr to complete the task; person B, 8 hr complete the task.

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Sample set f

The width of a rectangle is 1 3 its length. Find the dimensions (length and width) if the perimeter is 16 cm.

Step 1:  Let x = length. Then, x 3 = width.

Step 2:  Make a sketch of the rectangle.
A rectangle with the length as
The perimeter of a figure is the total length around the figure.
x + x 3 + x + x 3 = 16 2 x + 2 x 3 = 16 Step 3: 2 x + 2 x 3 = 16. The LCD is 3 . 3 · 2 x + 3 · 2 x 3 = 3 · 16 6 x + 2 x = 48 8 x = 48 x = 6 Check this potential solution . Step 4: 6 + 6 3 + 6 + 6 3 = 16 Is this correct? 6 + 2 + 6 + 2 = 16 Is this correct? 16 = 16 Yes, this is correct. Since  x = 6 , x 3 = 6 3 = 2 Step 5 : The length = 6 cm and the width = 2 cm .

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Practice set f

The width of a rectangle is 1 12 its length. Find the dimensions (length and width) if the perimeter is 78 feet.

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Step 5:

length = 36 ft, width = 3 ft.

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Exercises

For the following problems, solve using the five-step method.

When the same number is added to both the numerator and denominator of the fraction 3 7 , the result is 2 3 . What is the number?

The number added is 5.

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When the same number is added to both the numerator and denominator of the fraction 5 8 , the result is 3 4 . What is the number?

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When the same number is added to both the numerator and denominator of the fraction 3 8 , the result is 1 6 . What is the number?

The number added is 2.

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When the same number is added to both the numerator and denominator of the fraction 7 9 , the result is 2 3 . What is the number?

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When the same number is subtracted from both the numerator and denominator of 1 10 , the result is 2 3 . What is the number?

The number subtracted is 17.

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When the same number is subtracted from both the numerator and denominator of 3 4 , the result is 5 6 . What is the number?

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One third of a number added to the reciprocal of number yields 13 6 . What is the number?

x = 1 2 , 6

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Four fifths of a number added to the reciprocal of number yields 81 10 . What is the number?

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One half of a number added to twice the reciprocal of the number yields 2. What is the number?

2

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One fourth of a number added to four times the reciprocal of the number yields 10 3 . What is the number?

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One inlet pipe can fill a tank in 8 hours. Another inlet pipe can fill the tank in 5 hours. How long does it take both pipes working together to fill the tank?

3 1 13  hours

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One pipe can drain a pool in 12 hours. Another pipe can drain the pool in 15 hours. How long does it take both pipes working together to drain the pool?

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A faucet can fill a bathroom sink in 1 minute. The drain can empty the sink in 2 minutes. If both the faucet and drain are open, how long will it take to fill the sink?

two minutes

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A faucet can fill a bathtub in 6 1 2 minutes. The drain can empty the tub in 8 1 3 minutes. If both the faucet and drain are open, how long will it take to fill the bathtub?

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An inlet pipe can fill a tank in 5 hours. An outlet pipe can empty the tank in 4 hours. If both pipes are open, can the tank be filled? Explain.

No. x = 20 hours.

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Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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