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by aainsworth
Mon May 04, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Quadratic Equations and Functions: number of tickets sold
Replies: 3
Views: 3947

Re: Quadratic Equations and Functions: number of tickets sold

Okay. As far as how many tickets will be sold that day. I do not understand where to plug h into. In addition, I do not understand this information: "Since you can't sell negative numbers of tickets, find the location of the zeroes (by plugging "0" in for "N" and then solving the quadratic equation,...
by aainsworth
Mon May 04, 2009 1:52 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Quadratic Equations and Functions: number of tickets sold
Replies: 3
Views: 3947

Quadratic Equations and Functions: number of tickets sold

Hello. Here is a problem similar to one I am having trouble solving. If I could get help solving this problem, I would be able to solve my actual problem... The number of tickets sold each day for an upcoming performance of Handel’s Messiah is given by N(x)=-0.4x²+9x+11, where x is the expected numb...
by aainsworth
Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Algebra ("pre-calculus")
Topic: Finding constant variation of k: biologist counting deer
Replies: 1
Views: 3891

Finding constant variation of k: biologist counting deer

How do I write an equation using only one variable that could be used to solve for the constant variation of k ? In addition, I am having trouble solving problems that require me to find the constant of variation. For example: A biologist counted the number of white tail deer in a 90 acre parcel of ...
by aainsworth
Sun Apr 05, 2009 1:25 am
Forum: Arithmetic
Topic: How do you multiply mixed numbers?
Replies: 1
Views: 4520

How do you multiply mixed numbers?

Hello I need assistance multiplying mixed numbers. For example, how would I multiply 6-7/8 and 22-2/5 and 7-1/8, and then round to the nearest 1/5?

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