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An equation with rational coefficients 2018-05-26
From Anagh:
If x and y are rational number and
(x+y) + (x - 2y)√2 = 2x -y + (x-y-1) √5

Then find the value of x and y.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting inches to centimeters 2018-05-25
From Jason:
Is there a method to approximately convert inches to cm in my head without using a calculator?

Thanks! Jason

Answered by Penny Nom.
Pre tax and post tax percentages 2018-05-22
From Tom:
I work in a clothes shop which can also do mail-orders. My Head Office has sent a report with which we can check the records we keep in store tally with those at HO.

According to that report we have taken 2578.25 in orders, excluding VAT (20%), which would therefore be 3093.91 including VAT (2578.25+20%=3093.91).

According to my records, we have taken 3179.32 including VAT, which would be 2543.45 excluding VAT (3179.32-20%=2543.45).

Why is it that the difference between the VAT inclusive figures (3179.32-3093.91) is +85.41, but the difference between the VAT exclusive figures (2543.45-2578.26) is -34.81?

Now, I can see from the report that 1 order has not been recorded by HO, and I know that our average order value is around 30, so the -34.81 makes sense. But surely both figures should be a minus, regardless of whether they include VAT?

I'm sure there is an obvious answer, but I just cannot see it! Any help would be gratefully received.

Answered by Penny Nom.
The area, radius and slant height of a cone 2018-05-18
From joette:
If you have a cone how to find the slant height when given the area and radius?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Making a cylinder from a metal plate 2018-05-18
From Rahul:
I want to make a cylinder which inside diameter is 600mm and thickness is 5mm and height is 800mm...so my question is that how much plate I need to make this happen
Answered by Penny Nom.
Write these fractions from greatest to the least 2018-05-18
From angela:
math fraction greater to the least

1\5 ,1\2 or 1\4

Answered by Penny Nom.
4 digit "combinations" 2018-05-18
From Marvin:
I am designing a game, and I need away of figuring this out without having to write numerically all these numbers

4 digit combinations 0 through 13 non-repeating

Answered by Penny Nom.
mg to ml 2018-05-17
From Carolynne:
I need to convert 12 mg to ml
density is 12.5mg/5ml
I can give dose of 1mg per pound . My dropper is in ml.
How much in ml can I give

Answered by Penny Nom.
Subdividing a rectangle into squares 2018-05-13
From jeverzyck:
A rectangular board is 108cm wide and 156 cm long Equal squares as large as possible are ruled off this board.Find the size of the square.How many squares are there?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Rods,poles and perches 2018-05-13
From roy:
i have some land and its measured in rods poles and perches
how cann i convert to understand it more

Answered by Penny Nom.
Two expressions for the perimeter of a a rectangle 2018-05-13
From Slayde:
A rectangular house has one side 4 metres longer than the other. Create two different expressions for its perimeter. The expressions should be given in factorised and expanded form.
Answered by Penny Nom.
An egg falls from rest 2018-05-10
From Amy:
An egg falls from rest a distance of 75cm to the floor. Neglecting air resistance, at what speed does it hit the floor?
Answered by Penny Nom.
An unknown number 2018-05-10
From David:
Sam chose the number 35 and made up these clues."my number is odd. It is a multiple of 5. It's other factor is greater than 5. My number is less than 40. What is my number and what is it's other factor? Are Sam's clues correct?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The square root 3 in exponential form 2018-05-09
From Paige:
how do you write the square root 3 in exponential form
Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting decimals to common fractions 2018-05-08
From Ruth:
what does the 0 represent in .018 versus the decimal .180? As in, changing these to fractions? Thank you.
Answered by Penny Nom.



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