complicated math problems

Apr 6th, 2014
HelloWorld
Category:
Mathematics
Price: $180 USD

Question description

1. John picked a bad of oranges to give to his friends. To the first of his friends, he gave half of the oranges he had and another one beside. to his second friend he gave half of the remaining oranges and another one beside. By this time, John had one orange left. How many did he start with? 

2. Ben sold half his fish and half a fish to his friend Jack and still had 22 fish left. How many fish did Ben start with? 

3. One pipe fills a tank in 1 hour while another pipe can fill the same tank in 2 hours. How long will it take to fill the tank if both pipes are used. 

4. "Best of clocks, how much of the day has gone?" asked Linda. Replied the clock, "There remains one third as much time as has gone." Given the day starts at 12:00 midnight, what is the time? 

5. My digital watch shows hours and minutes only. For what fraction of a complete day is at least one "1" showing on the display? 

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
(997)
School: Rice University
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

8 Reviews


Summary
Quality
Communication
On Time
Value
Five Star Tutor
Dec 5th, 2016
" Outstanding Job!!!! "
kpcutie
Nov 21st, 2016
" Excellent job "
Joemoe
Nov 12th, 2016
" <3 it, thanks for saving me time. "
Hemapathy
Nov 8th, 2016
" all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks "
pmallory
Oct 30th, 2016
" Totally impressed with results!! :-) "
kevin12622
Oct 16th, 2016
" Goes above and beyond expectations ! "
kiln82
Oct 7th, 2016
" awesome work thanks "
likeplum4
Sep 24th, 2016
" Excellent work as usual "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1820 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors