The quantities described in choices (1), (2), and (5) are all negative (less than 0). Choices (3) and (4) describe positive values greater than 1, but x2 is the square of | x | and therefore must be greater in value.
Ken earned x dollars at his part-time job on Friday. His wife earned \(\$12\)more than twice Ken’s pay (2x + 12). Together, they earned \( \$174\). How much did Ken earn on Friday?
The value of a new computer decreases 20% each year. Ryan originally purchased his computer for \(\$1500\) .
What is the value of Ryan’s computer at the end of the second year he owns it?
Last month, the balance in Tisha's checkbook was \(\$1219.17\). Since then she has deposited her latest paycheck of \(\$2425.66\) and written checks for \(\$850.00\) (rent), \(\$235.89 \)(car payment), and \( \$418.37 \)(credit card payment).
What is the current balance in Tisha's checking account?
When Felicia checked out at the grocery store, she gave the clerk \(\$20.00\) and received \(\$3.80 \)as the correct amount of change. Which of the following could Felicia have bought?