







Cone story problem 
20110416 

From Chelsea: There is a cone with a story problem that states only that the radius is the same as the altitude and that the slant height of the cone is 6cm. I have no idea how to figure this problem out. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A word problem 
20110226 

From Barb: there are five times as many children as adult at a playground. There
are 60 people on the playground.
write an algebra equation that represents this situation. Be sure to define
your variables.(start with statement "Let X= ___") Answered by Penny Nom. 





Find the present age of the two siblings 
20080311 

From jessica: Theresa is four years older than her younger sister Joni. Twelve years ago, she was twice
as old as her sister . Find the present age of the two siblings. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 

