# Homework Help: Math: Calculus

## Recent Homework Questions About Calculus

**calculus**

A paper clip is dropped from the top of a 144‐ft tower, with an initial velocity of 16 ft/sec. Its position function is s(t) = −16t^2 + 144. What is its velocity in ft/sec when it hits the ground? –96 –64 –32 0

**calculus**

The position function for a particular object is s = â€“23t^2 + 65. Which of the following statements is true? The initial position is 23 The initial velocity is 0 The velocity at time t = 1 is 42 None of these

**calculus**

Find the local linear approximation of f(x) = e^(3x) at x = 1. y = e^3 y = e^(3(x − 1)) y = 3e^(3)(x − 1) y = 3e^(3)x − 2e^3

**calculus**

Rolle's theorem cannot be applied to the function f(x) = x^1/3 on the interval [–1, 1] because... f is not differentiable on the interval [–1, 1] f(–1) ≠ f(1) f is not differentiable on the interval [–1, 1] and f(–1) ≠ f(1) Rolle's theorem can be applied to f(x...

**calculus**

For the function f(x) = 20x^3 − 3x^5, determine the interval(s) for which f(x) increases. (–2, 2) (–∞, –2) U (2, ∞) (–2, 0) U (2, ∞) (–∞, –2) U (0, 2)

**calculus**

Find limit as x goes to infinity of (6x-(1/4x))/(3x-(1/x))? one half –4 negative one fourth 2

**calculus**

If the local linear approximation of f(x) = 2cos x + e2x at x = 2 is used to find the approximation for f(2.1), then the % error of this approximation is... greater than 15% between 11% and 15% between 5% and 10% between 0% and 4%

**Calculus (vectors)**

A plane must travel S15E at 720km/h. If the wind Is from S35W at 130km/h, what heading and airspeed should the pilot set to reach the destination. I got 648km/h E8.89S

**calculus**

Rolle's theorem cannot be applied to the function f(x) = x1/3 on the interval [–1, 1] because Answer Choices: f is not differentiable on the interval [–1, 1] f(–1) ≠ f(1) f is not differentiable on the interval [–1, 1] and f(–1) ≠ f(1) Rolle's theorem can be ...

**calculus**

A particle moves along the x-axis so that at time t its position is given by s(t) = (t + 3)(t −1)^3, t > 0. For what values of t is the velocity of the particle decreasing? 0 < t < 1 t > 1 t > 0 The velocity is never decreasing

**pre calculus**

In the rectangular coordinate system, each point (x, y) has a unique representation. Explain why this is not true for a point (r, Θ) in the polar coordinate system.

**pre calculus**

Explain how you sketch a plane curve given by parametric equations? What is meant by the orientation of the curve?

**Calculus**

Find the open intervals on which f(x) = -6x^2 + 96x + 7 is increasing or decreasing. a. increasing on (-inf, 16); decreasing on (16, inf). b. increasing on (-inf, 14); decreasing on (14, inf). c. increasing on (-inf, 84); decreasing on (84, inf). d. increasing on (-inf, 56); ...

**calculus**

a farmer wants to create pens along side his barn for his chicken ducks and geese. he has 600 ft of fencing and wants to create 2 equal spaces for each species. what is the largest area he could have? Also one side is along a house so no fencing is needed there. the image ...

**Pre-Calculus**

Can someone please explain how eccentricity can be used to classify conics.

**Calculus**

Use a graphing utility to graph the polar equation shown below. r = cos 5Θ + n cos Θ, 0 ≤ Θ ≤ π For the integers n = -5 to n = 5. As you graph these equations, you should see the graph change shape from a heart to a bell. I'm sorry. I'm having issues with graphing this.

**Applied calculus**

By using appropriate software/programming, sketch the following vector functions: 1) 2cos(2t)i + 2sin(3t)j for t within o to 2pai 2) 16sin^3ti + (13cost - 5cos2t - 2cos3t - cos4t)j for t within 0 to 2pai

**Calculus**

What would the smallest positive integer be for n if: y=sinx and y^(n) means the nth derivative of y with respect to x.

**Calculus**

If f(x)=(x^2+1)^(2-3x), then f'(1) = -3/2ln(2)-1/2 Is this correct?

**Calculus**

If f'(x)=-f(x) and f(1)=1, then f(x) = e^1-x Is this correct?

**Calculus**

If u,v, and w are nonzero differentiable functions, then the derivative of uv/w is what?

**Calculus**

A rectangular tank with a square base, an open top, and a volume of 4,000 ft cubed is to be constructed of sheet steel. Find the dimensions of the tank that has the minimum surface area. I'm not understanding how to get started and find the optimization function (for any...

**Calculus**

Sinx=e^y , 0 <x <pi, what is dy/dx in terms of x?

**Calculus**

For what value of k will x+k/x have a relative max at x=-2

**Pre Calculus**

A flare is launched straight up with a velocity of 200 feet per second. The function h(t)= 200t−16t^2 models the height h(t)of the flare are at time t. How many seconds will it take for the flare to hit the ground?

**Calculus**

f(x)=6x^3-4x then d/dx(f(lnx)) =??

**Calculus**

If the line 3x-4y=0 is tangent in the first quadrant to the curve y=x^3+k, then k is? I got 1/4 is this correct?

**Calculus applications**

The bending moment (M) along a beam is M = WLx/2 -Wx2/2 kNm where x is the distance of a beam length L from the left hand end. W is the weight per unit length. (a) Shear force is calculated as the differential of bending moment. Find an expression for shear force and determine...

**Calculus 1**

In the problem, x and y are differentiable functions of t. Find dx/dt when x = 3, y = 4, and dy/dt= 2. x^2 + y2^2= 25

**Calculus 1**

In the problem, x and y are differentiable functions of t. Find dx/dt when x = 3, y = 4, and dy/dt= 2. x^2 + y2^2= 25

**pre calculus**

Find the equation of a Parabola with Vertex: (2,-1) and directrix: x= -2

**Calculus 1**

In the problem, x and y are differentiable functions of t. Find dx/dt when x = 3, y = 4, and dy/dt= 2. x^2 + y2^2= 25

**Calculus 1**

In the problem, x and y are differentiable functions of t. Find dx/dt when x = 9, y = 2, and dy/dt= 2. x^3y^2 = 2916

**Calculus applications**

6. The bending moment (M) along a beam is M = WLx/2 -Wx2/2 kNm where x is the distance of a beam length L from the left hand end. W is the weight per unit length. (a) Shear force is calculated as the differential of bending moment. Find an expression for shear force and ...

**math**

Eldon received 72 on his first calculus test. The marks were normally distributed with a mean of 60 and a standard deviation of 8. He received 80 on the next test, which was normally distributed with a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 6. Which was the better mark, ...

**pre calculus**

use matrices to solve the system of equations , if possible 2x+3y+z=10 2x-3y-3z=22 4x-2y+3z=-2

**Calculus**

A car travelling at 50 kilometers per hour crosses a bridge over a river 10 minutes before a boat travelling at 40 kilometers per hour passes under the bridge. The river and the bridge are straight and at right angles to each other. At what rate are the car and the boat ...

**Calculus**

A man on a wharf is pulling in a boat by means of a rope attached to the bow of the boat 1 meter above water level and passing through a simple pulley located on the dock 8 meters above water level. If he pulls in the rope at the rate of 2 meters per second, how fast is the ...

**Calculus**

A stone is dropped into a still pond sends out a circular ripple whose radius increases at a constant rate of 2 meters per second. How rapidly is the area enclosed by the ripple increasing at the end of 20 seconds?

**Calculus**

A man 1.69 meters tall is walking towards a building at the rate of 1.5 meters per second. If there is a light on the ground 15 meter from the building, how fast is the man's shadow on the building growing shorter when he is 5 meters from the building.

**Calculus**

A ladder 15 meters long leans against a vertical wall. If the foot of the ladder is being pulled away from the wall at the rate of 2 meters per minute. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall at the instant when the foot of the ladder is 12 meters from the wall.

**pre calculus**

use matrices to solve the system of equations , if possible. 2x+y+2z=4 2x+2y=5 2x-y+6z=2

**Pre-calculus**

Convert cartesian equation to polar form 1. x^2+y^2=4x 2. (x^2+y^2)^2=6(x^2-y^2)

**calculus**

if f(x) = (x-2)^(1/3) use Tylor's polynomial of degree two about c=3 to estimate the value of (1.36)^(1/3) thanks

**Pre-Calculus**

Given: r = 4/(-2-6sinθ) What is the distance between the pole and the directrix? A. 2 B.2/3 C.3 D.6

**Calculus**

Can someone help find limit using l'hopital rule lim x → ∞ ((3x-4)/(3x+2))^(3x+1), I'm trying to solve by adding ln function to both side.

**Calculus**

Given: r = 4/(-2-6sinθ) What is the eccentricity of the function? A. 2 B. -2 C. 3 D. -3

**Calculus**

Given: 5cos6Θ What is the shape of the function? A. Limacon B. Rose C. Lemniscate D. Circle

**Math - Calculus**

The region in the first quadrant bounded by y=6x^2 , 2x+y=8, and the y-axis is rotated about the line x=-1. The volume of the resulting solid is: Please help me set up the integral for this one, I'm not sure how to do it. I've tried ∫[-4/3,1] pi (8-2x-1)^2-(6x^2-1)^2 dx, ...

**Pre-Calculus**

Convert to Rectangular: r*tan theta/sec theta=2 A. y=2 B. y=1/2 C. x=2 D. x=1/2

**Calculus**

Convert to Polar: y/x = 4 A. r = 2 B. r = 16 C. Θ = 76 D. Undefined

**Calculus**

convert to polar: 2xy=3 A. r=sqrt(3sin theta cos theta) B. r=sqrt[(3sin theta cos theta)/2] C. r=[3/(2sin theta cos theta)] D.This cannot be converted without ambiguity.

**Pre-Calculus**

Convert to rectangular: 4=4sec theta A. y=2 B. y=4 C. x=2 D. x=4

**Pre-Calculus**

Convert to rectangular: theta=(2pi)/3 A. y=-sqrt3 B. y=-sqrt3x C. x=sqrt3 D. x=-sqrt3y

**Calculus**

Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the given curves about the specified axis. y=6x^2, x=1, y=0, about the x-axis

**Calculus**

The region in the first quadrant bounded by y=6x^2 , 2x+y=8, and the y-axis is rotated about the line x=-1. The volume of the resulting solid is:

**Calculus - Integrals**

The region bounded by y=x^2, x=y^2 is rotated about the line y=-3. The volume of the resulting solid is:

**Calculus**

Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region enclosed by the graphs of y=18-x, y=3x-6 and x=0 about the y-axis V=

**Calculus**

The region R is in the first quadrant and bounded by the x-axis, the y axis, and y= 3+2x-x^2. Find the volume of the solid that results when R is revolving about y+1= 0

**Calculus**

Find the volume of the solid generated by revolving the region in the first quadrant that is above the parabola y= 4x^2 and below the parabola y= 45-x^2 about the y-axis I just need help setting up the integral. V=∫[0,3]2pix(45-x^2)dx What am I doing wrong?

**Calculus**

The semicircular region bounded by the curve x=sqrt{9-y^2} and the y-axis is revolved about the line x=-3. The integral that represents its volume is V= âˆ« [a^b] f(y) dy What is f(y)? I've gotten f(y) to: (1+(sqrt(9-y^2)))^2-9 But it's not being accepted. What am I doing ...

**Calculus - Integrals**

Find the volume of the solid of revolution obtained by revolving region bounded by the parabolas 2y=x^2 and y^2=4x about the x-axis

**Calculus**

Find the volume of the solid of revolution obtained by revolving the plane region R bounded by y= x^5, the y-axis, and the line y=3 about the x-axis So far: y=x^5 is equal to x=5th root y. I've plugged that in to pi(r^2)h, and got V = pi ∫[0,3] y^(2/5) dy. so far I've gotten...

**Calculus**

Find the area of the region enclosed between y=4sin(x) and y=2cos(x) from x=0 to x=0.7pi. Hint: Notice that this region consists of two parts.

**Calculus**

Find the area of the region in the first quadrant between the curves y=x^8, and y=2x^2-x^4

**deferential calculus**

a woman is walking at the rate of 5 feet per second along the diameter of a circular courtyard. a light at one end of a diameter perpendicular to her path casts a shadow on the circular wall. how fast is the shadow moving along the wall when the distance from the woman to the ...

**Integral Calculus**

We can use this power series to approximate the constant pi: arctan(x) = (summation from n = 1 to infinity) of ((-1)^n * x^(2n+1))/(2n+1) a) First evaluate arctan(1) without the given series. (I know this is pi/4) b) Use your answer from part (a) and the power series to find a...

**Calculus**

A ballast is dropped from a stationary hotair balloon that is hovering at an altitude of 500 ft. The velocity of the ballast after t sec is -32t ft/sec. a) Find the height h(t) of the ballast from the ground at time t. Hint: h'(t) = -32t and h(0) = 500. h(t) = 500 - 16t^2 ft. ...

**Calculus**

Let F(x) = 0∫x e^(t^2)dt a) Compute limx → ∞ (xF(x))/ (e^(x^2)) b) Compute limx → 0 F(x)/(xe^(x^2))

**Calculus**

Let F(x) = 0∫x e^(t^2)dt a) Compute limx → ∞ (xF(x))/ (e^(x^2)) b) Compute limx → 0 F(x)/(xe^(x^2))

**calculus**

Let g be a function that is defined for all x, x ≠ 2, such that g(3) = 4 and the derivative of g is g′(x)=(x^2–16)/(x−2), with x ≠ 2. Find all values of x where the graph of g has a critical value. For each critical value, state whether the graph of g has a local ...

**Calculus 1**

If each edge of a cube is increasing at the constant rate of 4 cm/s. How fast is the volume of the cube increasing when the length x of an edge is 11 cm long?

**Calculus**

Find all values of c that satisfy the Mean Value Theorem for f(x) = x^3 + 1 on [2, 4].

**Pre-Calculus**

Convert to rectangular: theta=2pi/3

**Math -Calculus**

Hi, I need help with the problem: "Use a definite integral to find the area of the region under the curve y=6-4x^2 and above the x-axis". I keep getting stuck at 6x-(4x^3/3). Thanks!!

**Pre-Calculus**

Which are examples of the use of parametric equations? A. Position of a person on a ferris wheel. B. Position of a ball after being thrown. C. A and B D. Neither A nor B

**Pre-Calculus**

Which is the best example of the use of parametric equations? A. Measuring weight on the moon. B. Finding the position of a person in a city. C. Determining the position of a satellite during a specific time of day. D. Finding the right parameters to use for a construction ...

**Calculus**

For which pair of functions f(x) and g(x) below will the lim(x->infinity) f(x)g(x)≠0 a)f(x) = 10x + e^-x; g(x) = (1/5x) b)f(x) = x^2; g(x) = e^-4x c)f(x) = (Lnx)^3; g(x) = 1/x d)f(x) = √x; g(x) = e^-x

**Calculus**

If f(x) is differentiable for the closed interval [−1, 4] such that f(−1) = −3 and f(4) = 12, then there exists a value c, −1< c < 4 such that a)f'(c)=3 b)f'(c)=0 C)f(c)=-15 d)f(c)=3 I understand that you are supposed to use the mean value theorem, but i dont ...

**pre calculus**

can you check this question? An object moving vertically is at the given heights at the specified times. Find the position equation s = at^2 + v0t + s0 for the object given the following conditions. •At t = 1 seconds, s = 48 feet •At t = 2 seconds, s = 64 feet •At t = 3 ...

**Calculus 1**

Water is flowing into a vertical cylindrical tank of diameter 4 m at the rate of 2 m3/min. Find the rate at which the depth of the water is rising. (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

**Calculus 1**

If each edge of a cube is increasing at the constant rate of 4 cm/s. How fast is the volume of the cube increasing when the length x of an edge is 11 cm long?

**Calculus MATH**

Problem statement a) Suppose f(x) is defined on 0 ≤ x ≤ 1 by the following rule: f(x) is the first digit in the decimal expansion for x. For example, f(1/2) = 5 and f(0.719) = 7. Sketch the graph of y = f(x) on the unit interval with appropriate scales for x and for y. Use...

**Calculus**

Consider the function f(x) = {0, x = 0 and 1 - x, 0 <= x <= 1}. Which of the following statements is false? a. f is differentiable on (0, 1). b. f(0) = f(1) c. f is continuous on [0,1] d. The derivative of f is never equal to zero on the interval (0,1). B and D are true...

**Calculus AB**

Please help me with this WS 1) Find the value of lim as x-->-(square root of 3) of (-x^4 + 5x^2 -6)/(x+(square root of 3) 2) Find the distance between the discontinuities of g(x)= ((square root of x-4))/(x^2 -5x -1) 3)Find the value of x at which the curve y=(x^2 - 4)/(x^5...

**Calculus**

Which of the following functions does not satisfy the conditions of the Mean Value Theorem on the interval [-1, 1]? a. 5th root of x b. 2x arccosx c. x/(x - 3) d. sqrt(x + 1)

**Integral Calculus**

Volume of the area bounded by y=sin(x), x-axis, x is greater than or equal to 0 but less than or equal to pi, revolved about x=3pi/2.

**pre calculus**

Use Gaussian elimination to write the system of equations given below in row-echelon form. 2x+4y+z=-4 2x-4y+6z=13 4x-2y+z=6

**Calculus**

For what values of the constants a and b is (1,3) a point of inflection of the curve y=ax^3+bx^2?

**Calculus**

a projectile is fired vertically upward from ground level with a velocity of 1600 ft/sec. If air resistance is neglected, find its distance s(t) above ground at time t. What is its maximum height?

**pre-calculus**

A.) A Ferris wheel has a radius of 32 feet and completes one revolution every 5.4 minutes. What is the speed of the Ferris wheel (in radians per minute)? _______radians per minute B.) A Ferris wheel has a radius of 39 feet and travels 5.6 feet every second. What is the speed ...

**pre calculus**

Use Gaussian elimination to write the system of equations given below in row-echelon form 2x+4y+z=-4 2x-4y+6z=13 4x-2y+z=6

**Pre-Calculus**

Can you please give and example of a hyperbola and ellipse with the same vertices and center that I can graph? Then explain the similarities and differences between the graphs.

**Pre-Calculus**

given: ((x-2)^2/9)+((y-4^2/16)=1 what is the major axis?

**pre calculus**

solve 2x + y = 8 4x + 2y = 16

**Calculus**

The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii) When are 100,000 ...

**pre calculus**

Create systems of equations in two variables that have (a) no solution, (b) one distinct solution, and (c) infinite solutions. Show that each system has the indicated number of solutions by using a graph or solving the system.

**pre calculus**

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of The method of substitution”, “The method of graphing”, and “The method of elimination” of solving systems of equations

**Calculus**

A particle moves along the x-axis so that at any time t, measured in seconds, its position is given by s(t) = 5cos(t) − sin(3t), measured in feet. What is the acceleration of the particle at time t = π seconds?

**Calculus**

The position of a particle on the x-axis at time t, t > 0, is s(t) = ln(t) with t measured in seconds and s(t) measured in feet. What is the average velocity of the particle for 1 ≤ t ≤ e? a)1 b)e c)e-1 d)1/(e-1)