$100 Question from H5 The average annual precipitation in Houston, TX is about 5.2 times that of El Paso. If the average annual precipitation in Houston is 46 in., what is the average annual precipitation in El Paso? (Round to the nearest tenth)
$200 Question from H5 In 1999, 189 physical therapists ran the New York City Marathon. This was 1048 fewer than the number of engineers who ran. How many engineers ran in the marathon?
$200 Answer from H5 189 = e – 1048; 1237 engineers
$300 Question from H5 Annual visits to Grand Canyon National Park increased from about 106,000 in 1915 to about 4,930,000 in 1999. What was the increase in the annual number of visits?
$300 Answer from H5 106,000 + i = 4,930,000; i = 4,824,000
$400 Question from H5 Beneath Earth’s surface, the temperature increases 10°C every kilometer. Suppose that the surface temperature is 22°C and the temperature at the bottom of a gold mine is 45°C. What is the depth of the gold mine?
$500 Question from H5 Suppose you are helping to prepare a large meal. You can peel 2 carrots per minute. You need to peel 60 carrots. How long will it take you to finish if you have already peeled 18 carrots?