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#2 Re: Help Me ! » please help me :( » 2006-01-15 02:30:55

can u explain how to work it out without using a calculator please? thnx i forgot to add tht in last night hmm

#3 Re: Help Me ! » please help me :( » 2006-01-14 12:49:01

thanks you 2, i really apreciate that, hope your both around 2morrow wink lol

oh yeh btw, so if for example say 12% of 2000 would that be 0.12x2000=240? ive just tryed it out and thts the answer, so if its a single number you would have to put 0.01 or 2 ect... and if its 2 numbers it would have to be 0.12 or 0.13 ect?

#4 Help Me ! » please help me :( » 2006-01-14 12:36:04

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hey guys, ive not been on here for a while, well im stuck again arghhhh sad im way way behind on my maths right now so im gonna need as much help as i can really get, if u guys can help me smile, first off....... this is 1 of the question im stuck on.... what is 6% of 2000?  now bareing in mind i havnt been doin my maths for a few weeks properly so ive missed out on loads of subjects, i cant go to extra classes cause of my time sceduale, so if anyone can please explain to me how to work out these kind of questions i would be sooo gratefull... and if its ok il probaly be here most of 2morrow writing in some more of other subjects. thank you... emma xx

#5 Help Me ! » investigation---area-- » 2005-09-16 04:05:27

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hi guys smile
im stuck on a question on my work sheet.. now the answer is in the back of the worksheet as these r just practice ones.. but i dont want to write the answer because ive seen it i want to write the answer how i figured it out.. and i really dont no how to figure it out.. the question before the one im stuck on is....

draw as many rectangles as you can with an area of 25cm(2).why is there  a square this time? what other areas would  have a square as a possible solution? which has the smallest perimeter?

my answer was the width 5cm... the lenght 5cm... times 5 by 5 gives you 25cm(2)

and 25 can only be a square as you can only times 25 in the 5 times table.. so my next question is this.....

this time dont draw, just list-perhaps in a table- the lenght and width of as many rectangles as you can which have an area of 36cm(2) . which has the smallest perimeter? why should this be?

i owuld be so gratefull if some one can explain this to me as easy has ever as im still all new on the maths subjects.. thank you smile xxxxxxx

#6 Re: Introductions » :) » 2005-09-16 03:43:33

thnx smile

yeh I.T is pretty cool.. its just learing us all the basic's of computers.. even though i aloready know quite a fair bit but it gives you that degree to get a job lol.. and to be honest the course is a tough one espec when u have maths involved in it lol im just stuck on the area of shapes now.. investigating perimeter!! now i never learnt this at school so i am finding it hard.. if you no any sites were i can get all the information of it i would be really gratefull... smile

#7 Introductions » :) » 2005-09-11 02:25:49

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aargh i hated maths at school i could never understand all the numbers and symbol's.. but now im at uni i have to learn maths and its really hard.. just kinda gettin used to some of it.. anyway im emma im 22 years old and im from leicester in uk.. im doin an I.T course at uni and finding it pretty hard in math's classes sad hope this forum can help me smile x

#8 Guestbook » hellooooo » 2005-09-11 02:23:02

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hello people smile just joined up so im kinda new to all this.. as u can guess by my username im no good at maths so i thought i would join up here and see if it can help me.. anyway hope to chat to you soon smile oh by the way im emma big_smile

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