Given z = 3 + 5i and w = -5 + i, evaluate z – w.
Evaluate |x| + |y| given that x = -6 and y = 3.
The manager of a candy shop sells chocolate covered peanuts for $6 per pound and chocolate covered cashews for $15 per pound. The manager wishes to mix 100 pounds of the cashews to get a cashew-peanut mixture that will sell for $8 per pound. How many pounds of peanuts should be used?
During a hurricane evacuation from the east coast of Georgia, a family traveled 210 miles west. For part of thetrip, they averaged 50 mph, but as the congestion got bad, they had to slow to 10 mph. If the total time of travel was 8 hours, how many miles did they drive at the reduced speed?