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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.

I tutor students (fifth through twelfth grades) and am a Top Contributor on Yahoo!Answers with over 24,000 math solutions.

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I have a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School.

George White Elementary School. Homework Help program at the Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ. Individual students.

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"20 workers can paint 5 houses in 10 days." 20 workers × 10 days = 200 worker-days (200 worker-days)/(5 houses) = (40 worker-days)/house 2 houses × (40 worker-days)/house = 80 worker-days (80 worker-days)/(8

Depends on the phrasing of the question, i.e., what you're trying to solve for. Without seeing the question, I'm guessing you need to determine how long it would take a certain number of men to paint

Let the first choice be a woman. There are 5 possibilities. Choose another 3 people from the remaining 9 people. No repetition, order does't matter. Number of possibilities = 9!/(3!(9-3)!) = 9!/(3!6!)

A*B = (2A-1)/2 + B ∀ A,B ∈ ℝ (2A-1)/2 + B is real for all real values of A and B, so ℝ is closed under *. ::::: A*B = (2A-1)/2 + B = A - ½ + B = B - ½ + A = (2B-1)/2 +

Yes, it should be able 1 job × (1 hour)/(⅕ job) = 5 hours" Sorry for the mistake. "How did you get worker-hours" Perhaps it would be clearer to express the rate as ⅙ job per 10 hours

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