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10-01-2004, 01:16 AM

1. which of the folllowing could be the area of a n isosceles triangle with perimeter 18 and one side of length 8 ?

a.6

b.12

c.14

d.16

e.18

am getting the answer to be 20.....

2. If 2/3 of the number of women attending a certain dance is equal to 1/2 of the number of men attending,what fraction of those attending are women?

a. 2/5

b. 3/7

c. 5/7

d. 3/4

e. 5/6

3.the price of an article of clothing was reduced from $25 to $20.the reduced price of the article was then increased by x percent to return it to $25. x= ?

compare between x and 20.

4. A secretary typed 6 letters,each of which had either 1 or 2 pages.If the secretary typed 10 pages in all,howm any of the letters had 2 pages?

a.1

b.2

c.3

d.4

e.5

5. By weight,liquid A makes up 7.0 percent of solution 1 and 4.5 percent of solution 2. If 3 grams of solution 1 is mixed with 2 grams of solution 2,then the liquid A accounts for what percent of the resulting solution?

a.6.09%

b.10%

c.10.75%

d.21.5%

e.50%

can u post the explanations please...

a.6

b.12

c.14

d.16

e.18

am getting the answer to be 20.....

2. If 2/3 of the number of women attending a certain dance is equal to 1/2 of the number of men attending,what fraction of those attending are women?

a. 2/5

b. 3/7

c. 5/7

d. 3/4

e. 5/6

3.the price of an article of clothing was reduced from $25 to $20.the reduced price of the article was then increased by x percent to return it to $25. x= ?

compare between x and 20.

4. A secretary typed 6 letters,each of which had either 1 or 2 pages.If the secretary typed 10 pages in all,howm any of the letters had 2 pages?

a.1

b.2

c.3

d.4

e.5

5. By weight,liquid A makes up 7.0 percent of solution 1 and 4.5 percent of solution 2. If 3 grams of solution 1 is mixed with 2 grams of solution 2,then the liquid A accounts for what percent of the resulting solution?

a.6.09%

b.10%

c.10.75%

d.21.5%

e.50%

can u post the explanations please...