# Tutor profile: Michael T.

## Questions

### Subject: Geometry

The perimeter of a square equals 92 inches. What is the area of this square ?

The formula to find the area : Area = 23 in x 23 in = 529 square inches.

### Subject: Basic Math

A clothing store had a sale on 3 different items, they sold shirts, pants, and hats. Customer 1 purchased a pair of pants and a hat for $50. Customer 2 purchased 1 of each item for a total of $65. Customer 3 purchased a shirt and pair of pants for $35. Customer 4 purchased 5 hats for a total of $100. What is the price of each item ?

Each shirt costs $15. The pants come at a cost of $30. The hats all cost $20 per hat.

### Subject: Algebra

What is the standard formula for a linear equation ? What are some of our everyday applications that use linear equations to help solve the problem ?

The standard form for a linear equation is Ax + By = C. A good example of linear equations in our everyday life would be how we decide how many items that we can afford when shopping. We use the base formula Ax+By = C to help us determine how many items (A and B) will fit into our budget (C).

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