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I am trying to figure out how to Evaluate the polynomial resulting from step 1 using: P = $200 and r = 10%, and also with P = $5670 and r = 3.5% am trying to figure out where I start
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:03pm
Which of the following represents the zeros of the function g(x) = x 3 - 9x 2 + 2x + 48? A. x = 8, x = 2, and x = 3 B. x = 8, x = 2, and x = 3 C. x = 6, x = 4, and x = 9 D. x = 6, x = 4, and x = 9 I need help
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 9:08pm
Arlan needs to create a box from a piece of cardboard. The dimensions of his cardboard are 10 inches by 8 inches. He must cut a square from each corner of the cardboard, in order to form a box. What size square should he cut from each corner, in order to create a box with the...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:37pm
An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 275ft^2 for a square dining room and a 14ft wide kitchen. Find both the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:31pm
The number of tickets sold each day for an upcoming performance of Handel,s Messiah is given by N(x)=-0.4^2+8.8x+10, where x is the number of days since the concert was first announced. When will daily ticket sales peak and how many tickets will be sold that day?
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:28pm
For the car loan described, give the following information. A newspaper advertisement offers a $4,500 used car for nothing down and 36 easy monthly payments of $157.62. (a) amount to be paid
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 6:28pm
The length of a rectangle is given by 2t + 2 and its height is √t, where t is time in seconds and the dimensions are in centimeters. Find the rate of change of the area with respect to time. A'(t)=
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 5:08pm
Fun fact: there are only two in that are equal to the sum of their factorials of their digits. (Ex 145: 1!+4!+5!= 1+24+120=145 First one to find the other one wins
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 2:07am
Maria, who has been a computer consultant for the past 5 years, has 100 regular customers. Her standerd fee is $90 per hour. She decided to raise her fees, and folowing some research and based on her previous experience, she expects that she will lose a customer for every $1 ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:39pm
If 2a = 3b, 1/3c = 6b^2, and b > 0, what is c in terms of a? The answer choices are: (A) 8a^2 + 6 (B) 8a^2 + 12 (C) 12a^2 + 6 (D) 18a^2 + 6 (E) 18a^2 + 12 Thank you!
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:48pm
Mang jose wants to make a table which has an area of 8 m^2. The length of the table has to be 2 m longer than the width. 1. if the width of the table is p meters what will be its length? 2.form a quadratic equation that represents the situation? 3.find the solution from the ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:13pm
A tire company determines that to manufacture a certain type of tire, it costs $9000 to set up the production process. Each tire that is produced costs $21 in material and labor. The company sells this tire to wholesale distributors for $49 each. (a) Find a linear function C ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9:11pm
math test review
16. If the base of a right triangle is 8 (square root)2 and the hypotenuse is 18, what is the area of the triangle? A.14 B.14 square root 2 C.56 square root 2 D.64 E.64 square 2
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:00pm
In set of 30 different positive integers, every number is even and/or a multiple of 3. If 22 of these numbers are even and 15 are multiple of 3, then how many of these numbers are multiple of 6?
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:54pm
10.Thirty students in a chemistry class took a test on which the overall average score was 78. If the average score for 15 of those students was 85, what was the average score for the remaining members of the class? I know that "average" means dividing, but i'm ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:49pm
9. In Mr.chin's math class there were g girls and b boys. The number pf girls was 5 less than twice the number of boys. What is the value of g in terms of b? this is what I have so far: 2n-5
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:46pm
Ronelio invests $29,000 in two one-year certificates of deposit. One certificate pays 4%, and the other pays 4.75% simple interest annually. (a) Construct a model for the total interest I(x) Ronelio earns in one year on his investments. (Let x represent the amount invested at ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6:54pm
Henry Devine bought a new dishwasher for $320. He paid $20 down and made 10 monthly payments of $34. What actual yearly interest rate did Henry pay? A. 29.09 B. 68.75End of exam C. 14.55 D. 34.38 Please explain to me
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 4:21pm
The gross income of Ginger Hughes is $215 per week. Her deductions are: $15.16, FICA tax; $29.33, income tax; 2% state tax; 1% city tax; and 3% retirement fund. What is her net income? Please explain to me
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 3:27pm
Jan Quint earns $7.00 an hour at her job and is entitled to time-and-a-half for overtime, and double time on holidays. Last week she worked 40 hours of regular time, 9 hours of overtime, and 12 hours of holiday time. How much did she earn last week? Please explain this to me
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 3:25pm
Jim paddles from one shore of a lake three miles wide at 4 mph, and John paddles from the opposite shore at 5 mph. How long will they travel before they meet? please explain to me
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 3:23pm
find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the given curves about the specified line. x=2=2sqrty, x=0, y=9 about the y axis. Is this the disk or shells method and how do I set this problem up?
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9:16am
Investor A deposits 1,000 into an account that earns an interest rate of 6% per annum compounded semi-annually. On the same date, Investor B deposits 800 into an account that earns an interest rate of 8% per annum compounded monthly. After how many years does Investor Bs...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:48am
1.) when the expression 4x^2-3x-8 is divided by x-a, the remainder is 2. find the value of a. 2.) the polynomial 3x^3+mx^2+nx+5 leaves a remainder of 128 when divided by x-3 and a remainder of 4 when divided by x+1. calculate the remainder when the polynomial is divided by x-3...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 5:55am
I'm having a bit of trouble with the following problem. Thanks! Kevin bought a new car for $22,000. He made a down payment of $5,500 and has monthly payments of $406.69 for 4 years. He is able to pay off his loan at the end of 30 months. Using the actuarial method, find ...
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 5:40pm
there are 9 blue marbles, 4 black marbles, 5 white marbles and 6 red marbles. If the probability of drawing a blue marble is now 1/3, how many of the 6 marbles removed were blue?
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 3:03pm
I know the answer. I don't know how to get to the answer to this problem: The number of marbles Mari has is 2/3 the number Tanya has. Together they have 40 marbles. How many marbles does Tanya have? I know the answer is 24, but how?
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 1:10pm
Many scientists believe that the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is a major contributor to global warming. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that one gallon of gasoline produces on average about 19 pounds of CO2 when it is combusted in a car ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:02pm
Jane invests 500 at t=0 at a nominal annual interest rate of 6%, compounded quarterly. What additional amount will she need to invest at t=2 in order to have a total of 1,000 at t=5?
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:59pm
Hey I'd really appreciate some help with this problem please. Kathie and her friend Tia are on their motorcycles heading north to Springfield on the same straight highway. Kathie leaves from a point 115 miles south of Springfield at 10:00 A.M., and Tia leaves from a point ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9:04pm
On August 4, 2007, NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander was launched into space to search for life in the icy northern region of the planet Mars; it touched down on Mars on May 25, 2008. As the ship raced into space, its jet fuel tanks dropped off when they were used up. The ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9:01pm
Determine whether the following function is a one-to-one function,and if the function is a one-to-one, find a formula for the inverse. F(x)=(5x-6)/(2x+3)
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 8:52pm
A model rocket is launched with an initial velocity of 164ft/sec. It's height h, in feet, after t seconds is given by the formula h=164t-16t^2. After how many seconds will the rocket first reach a height of 400ft?
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 8:09pm
An architect has allocated a rectangular space of 240ft^2 for a square dining room and a 14 ft wide kitchen. Find both the width of the square dining room and the length of the entire rectangular space.
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 8:04pm
The trends in international mathematic and science study (TIMSS) in 2007 examined eighth grade proficiency in math and science. The mean mathematics scale score for the sample of eighth grade students in the US was 508.5 with a standard error of 2.83. Construct a 95% ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7:14pm
Ivanna is going to rent a truck for one day. There are two companies she can choose from, and they have the following prices. Company A charges 114 and allows unlimited mileage. Company B has an initial fee of 65 and charges an additional 0.70 for every mile driven. For what ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 6:44pm
A quart is approximately sixty cubic inches. A cu. ft of water weighs approximately sixty pounds. Therefore, a quart of water weighs, approximately, A. 2 lbs. B. 3 lbs. C. 4 lbs. D. 5 lbs.
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 2:02pm
Mary Stevens earns $6 an hour at her job and is entitled to time-and-a-half for overtime, and double time on holidays. Last week she worked 40 hours of regular time, 6 1/2 hours of overtime, and 8 hours of holiday time. How much did she earn?
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5:26pm
Four students at a computer fair competed against each other in a space-travel game. Chris scored 2/3 as many points as the winner Pat. Rich scored 1/2 as many points as Chris. Tome scored 100 points, which was 90 points less than Rich's score. How many points did Pat score?
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:51am
Timmy and Kenny raced in biking and running. Timmy won first place by clocking in at 5.75 min. in biking and 8.2 min. in running. Kenny won 2nd place by clocking in at 6.2 min. in biking and 9.4 min. in running. What is the difference of their clock-ins together?
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 4:13am
Lane French had a bad credit rating and went to a local cash center. He took out a $100.00 loan payable in two weeks at $105.50. What is the percent of interest paid on this loan?
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:12pm