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3a. In last week’s football game, Ralph scored 6 less than twice what Tommy scored. The sum of their scores is 30. How many points did Ralph and Tommy score individually?

3b. The ages of three sisters are three even consecutive integers. If the sum of the 1st, four times the 2nd, and twice the 3rd is 86, what are the three ages?

3c. You are buying a computer at a markdown price of $960. If the markdown price was 20% off the original price, how much was the computer originally?

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1. 225 of the 600 school’s students are at a football game. What percent of the student body did not attend the game?

2. Jack buys a printer for $310. If the tax rate is 9% what will be his total bill with tax?

3. Bob and 3 friends went to lunch. The bill came out $37.50. The tax rate was 6%. What was their total bill including tax?

4. Hika got a 70% on his test. If there were 20 questions and each question was worth the same number of points, how many questions did she miss?

5. At a poop center 40% of the doctor are women. If there are 34 women doctors how many doctors are there total?

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1. With the stopper in place and the faucet running, a bathtub can be filled in 16 minutes. With the faucet off and the stopper removed, the tub will empty in 20 minutes. If the faucet is running and the stopper is not in place, how long will it take to fill the tub?

2. A motorboat goes 36 miles upstream on a river whose current is running at 3 miles per hour. The trip up and back takes 5 hours. What is the speed of the boat ( assuming that it maintains a constant speed relative to the water)?

3. A football team has a record of 9 wins and 12 losses. How many cosecutive games must they win in order to raise their winning record to 50%?

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A football team snaps the ball from their 10 yard line. The quarterback throws to a receiver who lined up 20 yards to the right of the quarterback and ran straight down field. If the pass was 25 yards, how far down field was the receiver when he caught the ball?

If a football is kicked straight up with an initial velocity of 128 ft/sec from a height of 6 ft, then its height above the earth is a function of time given by h(t) = -16t^2 + 128t + 6. What is the maximum height reached by the ball in feet?

If a football is kicked straight up with an initial velocity of 128 ft/sec from a height of 6 ft, then its height above the earth is a function of time given by h(t) = -16t^2 + 128t + 6. What is the maximum height reached by the ball in feet?

If a football is kicked straight up with an initial velocity of 128 ft/sec from a height of 6 ft, then its height above the earth is a function of time given by h(t) = -16t^2 + 128t + 6. What is the maximum height reached by the ball in feet?

My teacher assigned us with a project of writing an essay on “Compare the learning of algebra with the learning of football”. Key word, LEARNING. Not knowing much about football, I thought someone here would like to help. Just, how does learning algebra compare with football learning?