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# Word Problems/Experts

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## Pawan Musale

India
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I can answer questions wrapped in words. This includes questions related to Logic, Natural Numbers, Integers, Real Numbers, Complex Numbers, Number Theory, Geometry, Trigonometry, Graph Theory, Square Roots, Basic Integration, Profit-Loss problems, Work-Time problems, Equations etc.

## Janet Yang

U.S.
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Word problems are my favorite type of math questions! I would not feel comfortable answering questions that require specialized knowledge (Physics, Statistics, etc.) because I have not studied these in depth.

## Scott A Wilson

U.S.
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I have answered every question that was a story problems that had any relation to math for which an answer existed. I have ever answered some questions which had a vague relation to math, but still related.

## Abe Mantell

Available
Hello, I am a college professor of mathematics and regularly teach all levels from elementary mathematics through differential equations, and would be happy to assist anyone with such questions!

#### 2017-03-11 Directly Proportional & Inversely Proportional:

After taking Physics, I find it very important to note the units involved.    For the 1st problem, since it takes 4 people only 3 hours, multiplying that means the fence can be done in   12 people*hours

#### 2017-03-04 Rates:

I think the wording is ambiguous.    Is "6 candy bars cost \$5.40 for 3 kids" meaning "6 bars per kid," or "6 bars for all 3 kids"?    If it is "6 bars per kid" then your results are correct...otherwise

#### 2017-02-26 word problem:

Aiden began with n fruit.   His friend received (⅕)n fruit, leaving Aiden with (⅘)n fruit.  His sister received (½)(⅘)n fruit, leaving Aiden with (½)(⅘)n fruit.    (½)(⅘)n

#### 2017-02-12 Place Value:

Place value usually says which number it refers to.    In the 690, the 1s place value is 0, the 10s place value is 9 and the hundreds place value is 6.    Another example would be with the number 527.

#### 2016-12-29 Rates:

The 39,000 man-hrs is the amount of work done or to be done. So, it could mean 39,000 men work for  1 hour, or 3900 men work for 10 hrs, or 390 men work for 100 hrs, or 39 men work for 1000 hrs, or as

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