Explanation

Let the two numbers be x and y and x = 12. Then 12y = 36 which gives y = 3 and x−y = 12 − 3 = 9

Mrs. Harper took out a 2-year loan for \(\$300\)at an interest rate of 8% per year. How much did she have to pay in interest at the end of the two years?

Solve: \(\frac{5}{8} - \frac{1}{2}\)

In the coordinate plane shown, what point represents (−1, 3)?

What is the value of the expression \(-3 \times 5^{2} + 2(4-18) + 3^{3}\)?

Data from a Sanford C. Bernstein research study indicates that in a recent year, 9.6 billion cases of soft drinks were sold in the United States. The pie chart below summarizes the distribution of soft drink sales by location.

Based on the pie chart, the four largest locations for soft drink sales account for approximately what percentage of total soft drink sales in the year under consideration?

Simplify the following exponential expression: \(\left(m^{0}\right)\left(m^{3 / 2}\right)^{5} /\left(m^{8}\right) /\left(m^{1 / 2}\right)\)

The price of a TV decreases by 15% every year. If after two years its price is \(\$3500\) , what is its original price?

A bag of candy with 200 small pieces sells for \(\$4.20\). At this pricing, what should the smaller bag with 70 pieces cost?

A store clerk is preparing an advertisement for store items that are on sale. Items regularly priced at \( \$175\) will be sold for \(\$105\), and items regularly priced at \(\$240\) will be sold for \(\$180\). Which advertisement accurately describes this sale?

Jossie has \(\$5\) more than Siobhan, and Siobhan has \(\$3\) less than Michael. If Michael has \(\$30\), how much money does Jossie have?