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1. ## Thread: Mills & Decimal Parts: Express 12.5 mills as a decimal part of $1.00 by KWF Replies 2 Views 227 ### Mills & Decimal Parts: Express 12.5 mills as a decimal part of$1.00

Express 12.5 mills as a decimal part of $1.00. Is the correct answer$0.0125 or 0.0125 without the dollar sign?

Here is how I convert mills to dollars: 12.5 mills * $0.001/mill. The answer... 2. ## Thread: Unit Cancelation: Exec gets 1/4 of$100,000.00 as severance pay annually

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### I think that I am starting to understand now. I...

I think that I am starting to understand now. I am interrupting the question incorrectly. I am wanting the solution for the $25,000/year ( 1/4 *$100,000/year) for 10 years and that would be...

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### I made up the question so that someone could...

I made up the question so that someone could explain how the year units cancel. I cannot make sense of any of the replies. Can you try again and explain what the correct reply/answer is and why? ...

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### I want to thank you for for indicating this error...

I want to thank you for for indicating this error to me! I have the more accurate version below:

An executive receives a severance pay of one fourth of his annual salary of $100,000.00 every... 7. ## Thread: Unit Cancelation: Exec gets 1/4 of$100,000.00 as severance pay annually

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I'm not sure that I understand your reply. Can you elaborate more?

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1.1% *$30,705.17/year * 33 years 10. ## Thread: Monthly Pension: 1.1% * average 5 years highest salary * years of service by KWF Replies 7 Views 532 ### Thanks for the reply! I am mostly interested... Thanks for the reply! I am mostly interested in the dimensional analysis of the problem. I can determine the monthly amount, but I am not sure how the 'year' units cancel. Can it be determined... 11. ## Thread: Monthly Pension: 1.1% * average 5 years highest salary * years of service by KWF Replies 7 Views 532 ### 1. What to you mean "In other words, your... 1. What to you mean "In other words, your problem is probably faulty...as usual!!" ? 2. Would the amount,$11,145.97... be divided by 12 months not 12 months/year?

3. Why not 12 months/year?
12. ## Thread: Monthly Pension: 1.1% * average 5 years highest salary * years of service

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### Monthly Pension: 1.1% * average 5 years highest salary * years of service

A company uses the following calculation to determine the monthly payment for its employees as they retire:

1.1% * average 5 years highest salary * years of service

If an employee worked 33...

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### I have another calculation regarding the cubic...

I have another calculation regarding the cubic feet question. Is it mathematically logical?

1200 cubic feet + ($9.38-$6.50)/($0.40/100 cubic feet * 3600 cubic feet) * 3600 cubic feet = 1920 cubic... 15. ## Thread: Determine Cubic Feet Used: For one quarter, a home owner's water bill was$9.38.

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There is a typographical error that you overlooked. The $0.04 should be$0.40. I could not get you solution to produce the correct answer until I realized...

For one quarter, a home owner's water bill was $9.38. The water company charges$6.50 for the first 1,200 cubic feet or less, and $0.40 per hundred for the next 3,600 cubic feet. How many cubic feet... 17. ## Thread: Dividend Payments Per Quarter & Per Year: quarterly dividend of$0.25 per share

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### Yes, how time flies! Same topic different...

Yes, how time flies!

Same topic different question.

I think that you complicated it. I really do not understand your solution to my question. Could you try again using a complete calculation...
19. ## Thread: Dividend Payments Per Quarter & Per Year: quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share by KWF Replies 8 Views 1,400 ### Would the following be correct? 50... Would the following be correct? 50 shares/quarter X$0.25/share X 4 quarters/year

The 50 shares/quarter does not look correct or accurate.
20. ## Thread: Model Kit Scale: Does this (72 times smaller) make sense?

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### Is 1. the same as 2., and is 3. the same as 4.? ...

Is 1. the same as 2., and is 3. the same as 4.? See Below.

1. The model kit is 1/72 as large as the actual object.
2.The model kit compared to the actual object is 1/72 as large.

3. The...
21. ## Thread: Model Kit Scale: Does this (72 times smaller) make sense?

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### Can a model have a scale of 2/25, for example,...

Can a model have a scale of 2/25, for example, where the numerator is not "1"? What would this scale indicate?
22. ## Thread: Model Kit Scale: Does this (72 times smaller) make sense?

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### Can a model have a scale of 2/25, for example,...

Can a model have a scale of 2/25, for example, where the numerator is not "1"? What would this scale indicate?
23. ## Thread: Model Kit Scale: Does this (72 times smaller) make sense?

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### Can a model have a scale of 2/25, for example,...

Can a model have a scale of 2/25, for example, where the numerator is not "1"? What would this scale indicate?
24. ## Thread: Model Kit Scale: Does this (72 times smaller) make sense?

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### In the linear scale, Model:Reality::1:72 If I...

In the linear scale, Model:Reality::1:72

If I wanted to express this in writing using inches as the unit of measure would the follow be correct?

The ratio of 1 inch to 72 inches equals the...

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