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college algebra
4^(x-3) = 3^(2x) (x-3)*Log4 = 2x*Log 3 Divide both sides by Log 4: x-3 = 2x * 0.79248 = 1.5850x x - 1.5850x = 3 -0.5850x = 3 X = -5.1282
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:09pm

literature (bejamin Franklin)
As a poor boy, Franklin realized that he could not buy many books, but he came up with an idea that could give people access to as many books as they wanted. This idea was essentially.. a) get a government grant b)get the government to buy the books c)have all your friends ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 6:07pm

maths
A community college has 2,000 students and 50 instructors. Next year the enrollment will be 6,000. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same student to instructor ratio?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 5:17pm

college algebra
visit calc101.com and click on the long division button to play around with polynomial division.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 12:30am

college algebra
x^3 + 3x^2 − 14x − 20 = (x+5)(x^2-2x-4) Now just solve the quadratic for the other two values of x.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 12:27am

college algebra
not sure how to find the t, tried using the log approach but can't get the right answer.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 9:24pm

college algebra
A partial solution set is given for the polynomial equation. Find the complete solution set. (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list.) x^3 + 3x^2 − 14x − 20 = 0; {−5}
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:36pm

college algebra
Use long division to perform the division. (Express your answer as quotient + remainder/divisor.) (x^4 + 7x^3 − 2x^2 + x − 1) / (x − 1)
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:10pm

college algebra
Solve the exponential equation using logarithms. Give the answer in decimal form, rounding to four decimal places. (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list.) 4^(x − 3) = 3^(2x) x = _____
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:41pm

college algebra
Use a calculator to help solve the problem. An isotope of lead, 201Pb, has a half-life of 8.4 hours. How many hours ago was there 40% more of the substance? (Round your answer to one decimal place.) ____hr
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:38pm

college algebra
no it looks more like this: 4^(x-3)=3^2x
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:37pm

English
Which words go in the following sentences. Young Charles was born in 1902 and was growing/grew up on a farm. Later, although he has studied/had studied engineering in college, he was more interested in flying planes.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 4:39pm

College Accounting
A light truck is purchased on January 1 at a cost of $27,000. It is expected to serve for eight years and have a salvage value of $3,000. Calculate the depreciation expense for the first and third years of the truck's life using the following methods. If required, round ...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:26am

Business 101
1. Carmen Santiago works for a number of businesses as a “consultant.” She has helped design accounting systems, provided accounting services, and analyzed the financial strength of her clients’ businesses. Carmen is working as a A. public accountant. B. ...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6:59pm

college algebra
(1/2)^(4/k) = 0.7 Now just solve for k. Expect a number greater than 4, since if the half-life were 4, then 50% would decay in 4 years.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:29pm

college algebra
I assume you meant 4^(x-3) = 32^x Since 4=2^2 and 32=2^5, we have 2^(2x-6) = 2^(5x) 2x-6 = 5x 3x = -6 x = -2 Check: 4^(-5) = 2^-10 32^(-2) = 2^-10
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:27pm

college algebra
If there was 40% more, then that's 1.4 times what's there now. So, starting with an original amount of 1, there is now 1/1.4 of it left. (1/2)^(t/8.4) = 1/1.4 Now just solve for t hours. Note: It will be less than 8.4, since 8.4 hours ago, there was 100% more.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:14pm

college algebra
An isotope of lead, 201Pb, has a half-life of 8.4 hours. How many hours ago was there 40% more of the substance? (Round your answer to one decimal place.) ____hr
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:10pm

college algebra
Solve the exponential equation using logarithms. Give the answer in decimal form, rounding to four decimal places. (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list.) 4x − 3 = 32x x = _____
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:15pm

college algebra
In 4 years, 30% of a radioactive element decays. Find its half-life. (Round your answer to one decimal place.) _____ yr
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:10pm

college essay conclusion edit
what is it too wordy?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:07pm

College and Math Courses
Contact the particular college or university you have in mind. Only they can tell you.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:02pm

College and Social studies Courses
You'd have to contact the particular college or university to be sure.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:01pm

college essay conclusion edit
Then send it.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:01pm

college essay conclusion edit
I did, I edited my entire essay, Im just trying to explain to admissions my point of view
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:00pm

College and Social studies Courses
Is Economic 201 or 202 equivalent to AP Microeconomic or AP Macroeconomic?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:58pm

College and Math Courses
Is statistic 243 equivalent to AP Statistic?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:56pm

college essay cover letter
never mind mind I figured it out
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:56pm

college essay conclusion edit
You don't seem to have understood or applied anything Bob Pursley has suggested to you. Send it in as is. The admissions people need to see YOUR writing, not our fixes.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:55pm

college essay conclusion edit
can someone edit this. also, does it sound too melodramatic? And so, dear reader, I am no longer a child. I was unable to maintain my simplest and purest form, as the fragile innocence of my childhood has been taken. I am like an old book, torn and weathered from time, ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:54pm

college essay cover letter
and if so, would I just say; Dear Director of Admissions, Lee H. Melvin, or would I just put dear Lee H. Melvin,
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:52pm

college essay cover letter
is the director of admissions the same as a dean of admssions?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:50pm

college letter edit
Send it.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:04pm

college essay cover letter
Christine, you are still wordy. Most students do not do a cover letter, but I have to say, your second paragraph is really distracting from your story. I would recommend this.... Dear Dean of Admissions (I would put his/her name in that salutation) Attached is a supplemental ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 4:57pm

college letter edit
can someone help edit this? I literally need this in by tonight Dear Admissions, As I was recently speaking with an admissions officer from Uconn, I was exponentially pleased to be informed that the University of Connecticut has allowed for the submition of a writing ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 4:52pm

college essay cover letter
Can someone edit this Dear Admissions, I was pleased to find that the University of Connecticut allowed for applicants to submit a writing supplement along with their applications. So, I have taken this opportunity to show the main experiences that I have experienced the past ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 3:13pm

stastics
Salaries of 31 college graduates who took a course in college have a mean, x of 66,700 a standard deviation , o of 17,120, construct a 90% confidence interval for estimating the population mean u.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:06am

math
A couple plans to save for their child’s college education. What principal must be deposited by the parents when their child is born in order to have $100,000 when the child reaches age 18? Assume the money earns 4% interest, compounded quarterly.
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:09am

College Chemistry
12
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 1:53pm

Math
COMMON CORE? IT'S PART OF COMMON CORE, WHICH WILL ADVANCE ALL OUR KIDS TO NEXT GRADE LEVEL WEATHER OR NOT IF THEY PASS. If your kid is advanced they will be expected to maintain a certain percentage not based on their grade and if they don't they will be put in class ...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 5:19pm

Personal Finance
If the economy is not doing well and jobs are hard to find, what would you suggest for your friend to do if they are graduating high school in a month? A) sit at home until the economy improves B) save money by going to a local community college C) look for a job D) all of the...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:41am

College Level Calculus
number of extra trees per acre --- n number of trees per acre = 20+n yield per tree = 720 - 15n number of oranges = N = (20+n)(720-15n) = 14400 + 420n - 15n^2 N ' = 420 - 30n = 0 for a max of N 30n = 420 n = 14 for the best yield there should be 20+14 or 34 trees per acre
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:18pm

College Level Calculus
Each orange tree grown in California produces 720 oranges per year if not more than 20 trees are planted per acre. For each additional tree planted per acre, the yield per tree decreases by 15 oranges. How many trees per acre should be planted to obtain the greatest number of ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:31pm

math 540
suppose it takes a college student an average of 5 minutes to find a parking space on the schools parking lot. Assume also that this time is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 2 minutes. What time is exceeded by approximately 75% of the college students when ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 9:21pm

college physics
A weightlifter has a basal metabolic rate of 92.4 W. As he is working out, his metabolic rate increases by about 650 W. (a) How many hours does it take him to work off a 450 Calorie bagel if he stays in bed all day? (b) How long does it take him if he's working out? (c) ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 8:44pm

college
sinθ = 1/1.33 θ=48.7° Now, the radius r is r/2 = tanθ
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 12:24am

college
a point source is on the bottom of a pool 2m deep. find the diameter of the largest circle at the surface which light can emerge from the water (n=1.33)
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 11:36pm

College anatomy
never mind negative feedback is right. lul
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:56pm

College anatomy
i tried negative and negative feedback both wrong
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:51pm

Math
the ratio of males to females in a college class is 2:6. If there are 72 students in the class, how many are male?
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:19pm

College anatomy
It was observed that blood glucose levels were falling in an individual. This event would be sensed by (a) cells in the (b) of the pancreas, causing them to release the hormone (c). This series of events would be part of an (d) loop/mechanism, serving as a self-adjusting ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:33pm

college essay
I am my truest and purest self, a mere child embarking on the beginning of life. So, how can it be that my mother, my main source of comfort, can possibly be dying? Stage 4 Metastases Melanoma Cancer: the doctor says is the grim diagnosis, the definite fate that we have no say...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:10pm

Statistics
An opinion poll asks a random sample of 100 college seniors how they view their job prospects. In all, 53 say "Good." The 95% confidence interval has a margin of error of 9.9%. The sample used actually included 130 college seniors but 30 of the seniors refused to ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 3:51pm

Statistics
To plan the budget for next year a college needs to estimate what impact current economic downturn might have on student requests for financial aid. Historically, this college has provided aid to 35% of its students. Officials look at a random sample of this year’s ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 2:50pm

U.S. and Global economics; involving math problems
I've been working on this problem for "hours" and I can't quite figure out how to solve it; can anyone help plzzz? I would appreciate it. :) Two college students went on spring break to Guadalajara, Mexico. One took the vacation in 2002, while the other went ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 10:03am

bangladesh
In the space before each of the following items, place a C if the capitalization is correct, a zero (0) if it is incorrect. Then insert capitals where they should be, and draw a line through capitals that should be small letters. 1. the Rocky Mountains 2. my spanish course 3. ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 3:22am

College Physics
If the two lines are attached at the same point on the branch so a triangle is formed, then the center of gravity of the plank, hiker system must be directly below the attachment point. mass of plank = 2.25 * length for length (.5L)^2 = 21.78^2 - 10.89^2 (.5 L)^2 = 474.4 - 118...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:17am

College Physics
A wooden bridge crossing a canyon consists of a plank with length density λ = 2.25 kg/m suspended at h = 10.89 m below a tree branch by two ropes of length L = 2h and with a maximum rated tension of 2000 N, which are attached to the ends of the plank, as shown in the ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 11:50pm

College Algebra
q2111
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 4:22pm

college essay
Then I'll repeat what Bob Pursley told you: "What I am saying to you, is that to communicate clearly, you need to shed the extravagant language. It does not impress the educated." ~~ Simplify your vocabulary. ~~ Write shorter and less complicated sentences. ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3:11pm

college essay
Im trying to say that I was like a hollow shell. I dont know Im trying to make the essay developed and stand out to the admissions officers, while also not making it overdone or overly complicated.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3:07pm

college essay
Why are you using the word "callous"? What do you mean by this?
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3:01pm

college essay
I entered a callous shell of myself,and once again allowed my obstacles overtake my life.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:56pm

college essay
also is it that im writing too much in general or is it the vocab?
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:51pm

college essay
Concentrate on Bob Pursley's main points: 1. ... to communicate clearly, you need to shed the extravagant language. It does not impress the educated. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​oncise.htm 2. ... colleges are looking to admit young people who have a ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:34pm

college essay
so should I make it shorter?
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:16pm

college essay
Your essay is much to sweet, and full of fat....and words. Reread just this part: <<Now, I put full zeal into my academics, community service, and life goals. Once a callous shell deprived of substance and motivation, I am now an ambitious allegiant, heading towards my ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 1:43pm

college essay
Here's another one for editing papers. Your paper was well-written btw. Hope you make it in! I can't paste the link in so if you go to Paper Rater's website, that could help.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 12:05pm

college essay
We don't edit/proofread first or rough drafts here. Sorry ... takes way too long. Make sure you go through these steps 3 or 4 times before posting a much more polished piece, please. -------------------------- Please go over your paper with the following in mind. Thanks to...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 9:45am

college essay
can someone edit my college essay? I was told by an admissions counselor to write a supplement describing my low cumulative GPA. It is a rough first draft, and probolaly needs to be heavily edited I am my truest and purest self, a mere child embarking on the beginning of the ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 9:37am

College Algebra
x/10000=sin(14º) x=10000sin(14º) , since sin(14º)=0.24192 x=10000*(0.24192) x=2419.2 feet
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 12:24am

college essay
I think you need to discuss how your experiences, and future at UConn will make you better, and make the world a better place.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:40pm

college essay
In the essay, make sure you emphasize the steady rise of your GPA and what it took for you to achieve that. Spend most of the essay telling how you achieved that GPA increase.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:10pm

college essay
I know its definitely a reach school but as far as the essay goes, basically I should just write an essay about what happened freshan and sophmore year and how I grew from it? do you have any other advice on how to write it?
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:55pm

college essay
Less than 50 percent of applicants are admitted to UConn. Check this site for more details. http://collegeapps.about.com/od/collegep​rofiles/p/connecticut.htm
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:49pm

college essay
do any of you think I have a chance?
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:45pm

college essay
no the admissions counselor gave me an email to send the writing supplement to, so its not sent through the common app. She said it can be as "long as it takes to tell my story" and there really isnt a minimum sat requirement, but they only look at reading and math
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:33pm

college essay
Your essay may make the difference then. All applicants must apply through the Common Application. Due to the number of applications received, interviews are not part of the admissions process. Students are welcome to share additional information with us through the Common ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:28pm

college essay
I know Uconns competitive but its definitely my first choice school, so Im trying to do everything I can to increase my chances of getting in. My cumulative GPA is under the 3.33 that they look for, but now its at a 3.77 so Im hoping they see that and understand why my grades ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:22pm

college essay
Uconn and Ill probolaly also send it i as a writing supplement to Fairfield University
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:19pm

college essay
Make it an essay, not a story. Be sure you emphasize the steady rise in your GPA from your sophomore year to now. What college is this? I'd like to look up their admission requirements.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:18pm

college essay
should I write it like a story or more like an essay that I would write in school? Also, I dont know if you give college advice or not, but do you think I have a chance for being admitted?
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:49pm

college essay
If this is the supplement recommended by the UConn counselor -- you should stick to the reasons for your low grades. Your thesis could be something like "My grades are a disappointment to me, but I had several problems to contend with in high school."
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:45pm

college essay
what should be the main focus of the essay? Im obviously going to write about my mom, but im confused on how to structure it and how exactly to write it. It just seems confusing to me on how Im supposed to write an impacting and honest story while also creating a d=well ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:38pm

college essay
I'd make it shorter than 5 pages. Perhaps one page is enough for this essay.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:33pm

college essay
so how long do you think it should approximately be? im not sure whether I should be writing a 5 pg narrative or a short essay. also, do you give college advice?
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:19pm

college essay
Also -- please check back here to see if other tutors have additional advice.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:15pm

college essay
Check these sites. http://www.englishclub.com/writing/colle​ge-application-essays/lfi_introductions.​html http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/pr​ofessors-guide/2010/09/15/10-tips-for-wr​iting-the-college-application-essay http://www.infoplease.com/edu...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:14pm

college essay
Can you give me any advice on writing the essay
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:09pm

college essay
sorry about your mom
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:06pm

college essay
I have a 2.68 GPA. I know its bad, but this was mainly due to my mother dying freshman year and my fathers debilitating state after her death. I had a 2.0 freshman yr, a 2.65 sophmore yr, a 3,259 junior yr, and a 3.67 senior yr (so far) A Uconn admissions counselor told me to ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:05pm

College Physics
0.03
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:54pm

College Physics
just for others who are looking for this answer: You have to convert 24Cal/hr into J/s since 1Cal=4190 Joules 24Cal/hr x 1hr/3600s x 4190 J = Q/t Then plug into formula stated above to get a final answer of 0.026858974 = 0.027 (2 sigfigs)
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 5:21am

Statistics
In a study of caffeine and stress, college students indicate how many cups of coffee they drink per day and their stress level on a scale of 1 to 10. The date follow: Number of Cups of Coffee 3,2,4,6,5,1,7,3 Stress Level 5,3,3,9,4,2,10,5 Calculate a Pearsons r to determine the...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 8:47pm

stats
To estimate the mean score  of those who took the Medical College Admission Test on your campus, you will obtain the scores of an SRS of students. From published information you know that the scores are approximately Normal with standard deviation about 6.4. You want your ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 4:18pm

Career (Ms.Sue)
I want to be a lawyer do I have to do a master degree? what qualifications do I need? what subjects a suitable for college?
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 3:13pm

college math
i dont understand what information to put in and how to find the percent
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8:52pm

college math
You can play around with lots of Z table stuff at http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.​html have fun
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8:26pm

college math
Math homework please help!! 2. Suppose that people’s weights are normally distributed, with mean 175 pounds and a standard deviation of 6 pounds. Round to the nearest hundredth of a percent a. What percent of the population would weigh between 165 and 170 pounds? b. What ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:37pm

college resume
Go through it all and cut as much excess wording as possible. As it is right now, it's far too long, whether formatted and printed or sent electronically. The best resumes can be printed on one side of one page ... mostly because the people reading them don't have time...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 4:22pm

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