Tariq and Penelope baked cookies and brownies for a school bake sale. Tariq made 30 brownies per hour, and Penelope made 48 cookies per hour. If the students worked for the same amount of time and produced 312 treats altogether, for how many hours did they work? Could you please include any tips you have on how to deal with these sort of problems? I’m usually stuck on these

This question comes from my own book, so my tips on how to deal with these can be found in the same chapter. The main key to getting it right is making sure you translate the words into math correctly. Note that although the question tells you that Tariq makes brownies and Penelope makes cookies, (more…)

One gallon of honey weighs approximately 12 lbs. If one gallon of honey is mixed with 5 gallons of water to make tea, how many ounces of honey will be in each 8 fluid ounce cup of tea?

One gallon of honey weighs approximately 12 lbs. If one gallon of honey is mixed with 5 gallons of water to make tea, how many ounces of honey will be in each 8 fluid ounce cup of tea?
Choices are 1, 2, 3 or 4. (Answer= 2) given: 16 oz = 1 lb, 128 fl oz = 1 gallon

PWN The SAT Book – Volume Chapter – Question 10

PWN The SAT Book – Volume Chapter – Question 10

I am having hard time understanding how to differentiate if the question wants you to answer in feet or inches, since the last part asks : “How much does the water level rise, “in inches”, when Priya places the stone into the tank.

But the answer is 0.125 inches instead of 216 inches.

Shouldn’t the water displaced by a cube of sides 6 inches be 216 inches instead of 0.125 inches ?

Thanks