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The height of a building measured in feet is 196 more than its height measured in yards. What is the height of the building in feet?
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Hermie doesn't want to celebrate Christmas on December 25th, so he suggested moving it to a date n days later. Rudolph protested that then Christmas wouldn't happen as often.
Frosty then suggested that the date could be moved n days in the other direction. If Frosty's suggestion was followed, on what day would Christmas fall?
Arithmetic Operation Word Problem
If 12 more than a number is added to the number, and three times the number is subtracted, the result is the original number. What is the original number?
I'm thinking of three numbers. The second number is fourteen more than the first number, and the third number is twice the second number. If the first number is subtracted from the third, the result is 44. What is the third number?
Until New Years Day
The number of seconds until New Years Day (when the ball drops at Midnight) is equal to the number of hours since the last time the ball dropped. Assuming a non-leap-year, what is the current date and time, to the nearest minute?
Giant Roller Coaster
An amusement park has an enormous roller coaster with 48 roller coaster cars, each of which was carrying the same number of people. Six of the cars were removed from the coaster, and each of the remaining cars had to carry one extra person. How many people were there on the roller coaster?
Two more than twice the sum of x and five is equal to twelve less than three times the sum of x and two.
Square of a Sum
The sum of the squares of two positive numbers is 96 less than the square of the sum of the two numbers. If one number is two more than the other, what are the two numbers?
A Third of a Fourth
Half of a third of a number is decreased by six, and a third of a fourth of the result is increased by ten. One fifth of the result is 17. What is the original number?
Single variable equation
A number, plus 5 more than that number, plus twice the sum of 5 and that number, is 43. What is the number?
The day after a snowstorm, 25% of the snow that fell melted. Then there was another snowstorm in which twice as much snow fell as in the first storm. Then 25% of the total remaining snow on the ground melted, leaving 33 inches. How much snow fell in the first storm?