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6 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            60% as much as \$30. 2014-07-18 From Kenneth:Question from Kenneth: Hello: Do you know why some "as...as" phrases indicate multiplication? For example, ? is 60% as much as \$30. This is equivalent to 60% X \$30 = \$18. How does this make sense? I saw this example in an old textbook on business mathematics, but the author did not explain why it is equivalent to multiplication. I thank you for your reply.Answered by Robert Dawson.     4 times as many or 4 times more? 2009-02-02 From Jackie:Given : Here are 3 squares and 4 sets of 3 circles. I wonder it is right to write in the below manner to represent the following Conclusion that can be made from the above given information: There are 4 times as many circles as there are squares, There are 4 times fewer square than circles; There are 4 times more circles than squares. ... JackieAnswered by Robert Dawson.     The meaning of numbers 2006-03-03 From John:I'm having a philosophical debate on the meaning of numbers, equations, or the world of math in general. Would it be possible if you could help me by giving me a resource that talks about it or if you have your own opinion I would be most grateful.Answered by Harley weston.     Mathematical & conventional meaning of a word 2001-10-12 From A student:What is the mathematical & conventional meaning of a word? Like the word Rational or Median.Answered by Penny Nom.     8, 4, 2, 18, 1, 9 2001-01-11 From Neyra:Place each number below in one of the blanks to create the most meaningful and realistic story possible. Answered by Claude Tardif.     Algebra 2000-01-18 From Candis:I want to know what exactly is Algebra? Not how to do it, or methods. Just what is it?Answered by Allen Herman.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français