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August 21, 2014

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Math - Data Management
If we take a sample of 2400 families with five children, a) what is the probability that a family will have exactly 2 girls? b) How many of the families would you expect to have exactly two girls?
June 3, 2014

Geometry
If the ratio of the areas of two similar hexagons is 4:49, find the ratio of their apothems
April 16, 2014

Social Studies
Why did The Aquarius lose its funding from the NOAA?
March 12, 2014

College Chemistry
When determining the vapor pressure of water, the bubble volume is 1.2mL at 5 degrees celsius. -How many moles of dry air were in the bubble? (assume 1 atm) -If the bubble volume is 8.6mL at 75 degrees celsius, what is the partial pressure of the dry air at this temp?
April 18, 2013

College Chemistry
When determining the vapor pressure of water, the bubble volume is 1.2mL at 5 degrees celsius. -How many moles of dry air were in the bubble? (assume 1 atm) -If the bubble volume is 8.6mL at 75 degrees celsius, what is the partial pressure of the dry air at this temp?
April 18, 2013

College Chemistry
When determining the vapor pressure of water, the bubble volume is 1.2mL at 5 degrees celsius. -How many moles of dry air were in the bubble? (assume 1 atm) -If the bubble volume is 8.6mL at 75 degrees celsius, what is the partial pressure of the dry air at this temp?
April 18, 2013

robert
We finally reached Enkhuizen, an ancient harbor town, where the brisk wind from the sea was blowing so hard that we had to hold on to hats, skirts, and scarves. We walked with farmers and their families to the ferry boat. The farmers were holding baskets full of chickens, ...
March 8, 2013

Please help
Which of the following groups of words in bold is nonrestrictive and should therefore be set off with commas in the sentence My yarn WHICH IS BLUE AND GRAY will make a very pretty scarf. Hats KNITTED BY MY MOTHER are worn all winter by my family. The person WHO TAUGHT HER TO ...
March 8, 2013

Comma help
thank you
March 7, 2013

Comma help
Choose the option that corrects the sentence below. If the sentence is correct, select “d. The sentence is correct.” Commander-in-Chief Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna in 1836 A Commander-in-Chief, Sam Houston, defeated the Mexican army ...
March 7, 2013

English help
thank you
March 5, 2013

English help
add the comma to the sentence As they studied the film they noticed some rules of science at work i wrote mine like this As they studied the film, they noticed some rules of science at work
March 5, 2013

Math help
A pyramid has a height of 5 in. and a surface area of 90 in2. Find the surface area of a similar pyramid with a height of 10 in. Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary
February 28, 2013

math help
ind the radius of a sphere with a surface area of 804 cm2
February 27, 2013

math help
Find the lateral area of a cone with a radius of 7 ft. and a slant height of 13 ft. Use 3.14 for ð and round to the nearest tenth
February 26, 2013

Science
What is convection?
February 24, 2013

Science
Thanks!!
February 23, 2013

Science
What units of measurement do you use to measure the earth to... 1. Moon 2. Galaxy 3. Sun 4. Communication satellite 5. Pluto 6. Proxima Centauri
February 23, 2013

Physics
How fast must the ball rolled along the surface of a 70cm high table so that when it roll off the edge it will strike the floor at the same distance (70cm) from the point directly below the edge of the table.
April 28, 2012

physics
A boat propelled so as to travel with a speed of 0.50m/s in still water, moves directly ( in a straight line) across the river that is 60m wide. The rivers flows with a speed of 0.30m/s. How long in a seconds does it take the boat to across the river?
April 27, 2012

Physics
Pls sir, kindly send the solution to my email. thanks. 1)A boat propelled so as to travelled with a speed of 0.50m/s in still water, moves directly ( in straight line ) across a river that is 60m wides. The river flow with a speed of 0.30m/s. How long in seconds does it take ...
April 27, 2012

Discrete Math
1.Using the principle of inclusion-exclusion find the numbers of integers between 1 and 1000 (inclusive)that are divisible by at least one of 2,3,5,or 7? 2.A drug store sells gum, candy, and playing cards. 15 teenagers are in the store...the clerk notes after the teenagers ...
April 16, 2012

geometry
Just flip flop the two
March 5, 2012

calculus
Thanks!
February 5, 2012

calculus
Find all solutions to the equation in the interval [0,2pi) Cosx-cos2x
February 5, 2012

calculus
Cos(pi/12) solve using half angle formula
February 5, 2012

chemistry
2.4
February 1, 2012

trig
Okay thank you for the help on one and three. In my book for number two it says the answer is sin1/2 which is approx. 0.479. I'm not sure how that answer comes about.
January 8, 2012

trig
solve for x in the following equations: 1) sin(arcsin x) = 1 2) 2arcsin x = 1 3) cos(arccos x) = 1/3
January 8, 2012

marine science
Which directions do the blood and water go in a fish gill?
December 14, 2011

science
if an objects moves 5 cm/h what is its rate expressed in cm/day
September 23, 2011

science
over seven days, a plant grew from 12 cm to 33 express its average growth rate in cm/day
September 23, 2011

science
if a car travels 93 km/h, what rate is it traveling in km/min
September 23, 2011

algebra
60 - (15)(2)/3
May 24, 2011

Chemistry
To ensure equal mixing of the solution
March 26, 2011

chemistry
Lead pipes were once used to transport drinking water and are still found in some older homes and city water systems. Suppose the lead concentration and pH of the water determined by lead (II) hydroxide (Ksp = 2.8x10^-16) dissolving to produce a saturated solution. What would ...
March 25, 2011

general chemistry
Let the fraction of Cl-35 be x and that of Cl-37 y. (x)(34.969)+(y)(36.966)=35.453 Since the total of x and y must equal one, substitute y=1-x. Solve for x. Solve for y. Multiply each one by 100 to convert to percent.
March 25, 2011

Chemistry
You're missing a key word in the problem. For what are you being asked to calculate? (calculate the __ of each of the following) Even without knowing the question I can tell you that answer cannot be zero if you are solving for the concentration of some species. All ...
March 24, 2011

french
Why must one say classe de francais, for french class, and not classe francaise? How does one know when to use de in a descriptive phrase?
September 29, 2010

Pre-Cal
Test for symmetry with respect to Q=pi/2, the polar axis, and the pole. r=6 sinQ I know I have to replace (r,Q) with (r,pi-Q) (r,-Q) and (-r,Q) so would that be (6,pi/2)? I do not know how to find the Q.
May 5, 2010

Math
Test for symmetry with repsect to Q=pi/2, the polar axis, and the pole. r=16cos 3Q r=16cos(3pi/3 + 3h) = 16(cos3pi/2 3h- sin 3pi/2 sin h) cos 3pi/2 = 0 sin 3pi/2 = -1 Not symmetrical My teacher said that this was wrong!Why?
May 5, 2010

Math
Use a graphing utility to graph the function. Then use the trace or table feature to identify the limit. lim 5/x-2 x-->2 I know I posted this question before but I am still having a hard time doing this. I pressed the y= button and typed the normal equation in: 5/x-2. Is ...
May 4, 2010

Math
Find an equation of the parabola. vertex:(-1,2) focus:(-1,0) (x+1)^2 = 4p(y-2) (x+1)^2 = 0(y-2) (x+1)^2 = (y-2) Correct?
May 4, 2010

Math
Find the vertex, focus and directrix of the parabola. 4x - y^2 - 2y - 33 = 0 y^2+2y+1 = -4x+33+1 (y+1)^2 = -4(x+8.5) vertex:(-1,-8.5) focus:(-2,-8.5) Directrix: x=0 Is this correct?
May 4, 2010

Math
Eliminate the parameter and write the corresponding rectangular equation whose graph represents the curve. x = sec Q y = cos Q x^2 + y^2 = 1/cos^2 + sin^2/cos^2 = x^2(1 +sin^2) = x^2(2-cos^2) x^2(2-1/x^2) = 2x^2 - 1 x^2 - y^2 = 1 My teacher said to use secant*cosine = 1. ...
May 4, 2010

Math
For the function x^2 + 2x - 4 , find lim f(h+4) - f(4) / h h-->0
April 24, 2010

Math
Test for symmetry with respect to Q=pi/2 , the polar axis and the pole. r = 16 cos3Q Please explain. I do not know how to do this. Thank You!!
April 17, 2010

Math(Please help)
Thank You!!
April 16, 2010

Math(Please help)
Projectile motion: Let's suppose you throw a ball straight up with an initial speed of 50 feet per second from a height of feet. a) Find the equation that describes the motion as a function of time. My answer was x = 0 and y=-16t^2+50t+6 b) How long is the ball in the air...
April 16, 2010

Math
Projectile motion: Let's suppose you throw a ball straight up with an initial speed of 50 feet per second from a height of feet. a) Find the equation that describes the motion as a function of time. My answer was x = 0 and y=-16t^2+50t+6 b) How long is the ball in the air...
April 16, 2010

Math
Eliminate the parameter and write the corresponding rectangular equation whose graph represents the curve. x = secQ Y = tanQ Would I use cos^2Q + sin^2Q = 1?
April 16, 2010

Math
Eliminate the parameter and write the corresponding rectangular equation whose graph represents the curve. x = sqrt t y = 1 - t
April 15, 2010

Math
Eliminate the parameter and write the corresponding rectangular equation whose graph represents the curve. x = sqrt t y = 1 - t
April 15, 2010

Math
I am trying to find the standard form of this equation for an ellipse. 9x^2 + 4y^2 - 36x + 8y + 31 = 0 First I grouped the x and y's together. 9x^2 - 36x + ? + 4y^2 + 8y + ? = -31 + ? + ? Then I factored the 9 and 4. 9(x^2-4x+4) + 4(x^2+2x+1) = -31+36+4 9(x-2)^2 + 4(x-1)^...
April 15, 2010

Math
Find an equation for the ellipse. center:(3,2) a=3c Foci:(1,2)(5,2) h=3 k=2 I do not know where to start.
April 15, 2010

Math(Please check)
I am trying to find the standard form of this equation for an ellipse. 9x^2 + 4y^2 - 36x + 8y + 31 = 0 First I grouped the x and y's together. 9x^2 - 36x + ? + 4y^2 + 8y + ? = -31 + ? + ? Then I factored the 9 and 4. 9(x^2-4x+4) + 4(x^2+2x+1) = -31+36+4 9(x-2)^2 + 4(x-1)^2...
April 15, 2010

Math
Thank You
April 15, 2010

Math
A boat is sailing due east parallel to the shoreline at a speed of 10 miles per hour. At a given time the bearing to the lighthouse is S 70 degrees E, and 15 minutes later the bearing is S 63 degrees E. Find the distance from the boat to the shoreline if the lighthouse is at ...
April 15, 2010

Math
Thank you!
April 13, 2010

Math
I need to show that the right side equals the left side but I am having a little trouble simplifying. k(2k+1) +(4(k+1)-1) = (k+1)(2(k+1)+1) k^2+2k+3 For the right side?
April 13, 2010

Math
I need to show that the right side equals the left side but I am having a little trouble simplifying. k(2k+1) +(4(k+1)-1) = (k+1)(2(k+1)+1) k^2+2k+3 For the right side?
April 13, 2010

Math
The lesson that I am working on is called mathematical induction. The only problem is that the lesson was not explained very clearly due to a problem with the recording so I have no idea how to complete this problem. Find p k+1(This is little under the p) for the given Pk(K is...
April 6, 2010

Math
Thank You!!
April 6, 2010

Math
Use the given information to solve the triangle. If two solutions exists, find both. A=110 degrees a=125 b=100 a is greater than b so I think that there is only one triangle. I am not sure where to go from here.
April 6, 2010

Math
Use the given information to solve the triangle. If two solutions exists, find both. A=110 degrees a=125 b=100 a is greater than b so I think that there is only one triangle. I am not sure where to go from here.
April 6, 2010

Math
Use the given information to solve the triangle. If two solutions exists, find both. A=110 degrees a=125 b=100 a is greater than b so I think that there is only one triangle. I am not sure where to go from here.
April 5, 2010

Math
Thank You
April 5, 2010

Math
Find the areaof the triangle having the indicated sides and angle. B = 72 degrees 30' a = 105 c = 64
April 5, 2010

Pre-Cal
Thank You
April 4, 2010

Pre-Cal
1) Write the first five temrs of the geometric sequence a1 = 2 r=sqrt3 I know the first term is 2 but the sqrt 3 threw me off so I do not know how to find the next numbers. 2) Find the nth term of the geometric sequence. a2 = 3 a5 = 3/64 n=1 I know the formula is a1^r n-1 but ...
April 4, 2010

Pre-Cal(Please help)
Answered Already
April 4, 2010

Pre-Cal(Please help)
1) Write the first five temrs of the geometric sequence a1 = 2 r=sqrt3 I know the first term is 2 but the sqrt 3 threw me off so I do not know how to find the next numbers. 2) Find the nth term of the geometric sequence. a2 = 3 a5 = 3/64 n=1 I know the formula is a1^r n-1 but ...
April 4, 2010

Math
Find the length of v. Inital point of v = (1,-3,4) Terminal point of v = (1,2,-2) Please help. I am not sure how to start! Thank you.
April 1, 2010

Math(Please help)
Find the length of v. Inital point of v = (1,-3,4) Terminal point of v = (1,2,-2) Please help. I am not sure how to start! Thank you.
April 1, 2010

Math(Urgent Please help)
Find the area of the parallelogram that has the vectors as adjacent sides. u = i + 2j + 2k V = i + k I know that the magnitude of the cross product results on the area. After I do the cross product then what to I do?
April 1, 2010

Math(Please check)
Find the cross product of the unit vectors. j X k My answer was -i. Am I correct?
April 1, 2010

Math
Find the length of v. Inital point of v = (1,-3,4) Terminal point of v = (1,2,-2) Please help. I am not sure how to start! Thank you.
April 1, 2010

Math
Determine two coterminal angles (one positive and one negative) for the given angle. Give your answer in radians. A) 8pi/9 B) 8pi/45 For 8pi/9 I added 18pi/9 which equals 26pi/9 - 18pi/9 = -10pi/9. I do not know how to find the positive one for 8pi/9 and I do not know what to...
March 29, 2010

Math
Determine two coterminal angles (one positive and one negative) for the given angle. Give your answer in radians. A) 8pi/9 B) 8pi/45 For 8pi/9 I added 18pi/9 which equals 26pi/9 - 18pi/9 = -10pi/9. I do not know how to find the positive one for 8pi/9 and I do not know what to ...
March 29, 2010

Pre-Cal(Please help)
Nevermind I think I figured it out.
March 27, 2010

Pre-Cal(Please help)
Use synthetic division to show that x is a solution of the third-degree polynomial equation, and use the result to factor the polynomial completely. List all the real zeros of the function. x^3 - 28x - 48 = 0 Value of x = -4 Please help!!Thank you
March 27, 2010

Pre-Cal
Thank You
March 27, 2010

Pre-Cal(Please check)
i did -2/3 divided by 15, 10, -6, 0 and 14 I got 15, 0, -6 , 4 ,11.4 Is this correct?
March 27, 2010

Pre-Cal
Express the function in the form f(x) = (x-k)q(x) + r for the given value of k. f(x) = 15x^4 + 10x^3 - 6x^2 + 14 Value of k = -2/3 I do not understand what I am suppose to do!
March 27, 2010

Earth Science
What is the major source of free oxygen in the atmosphere? Would it be trees?
March 26, 2010

Earth Science
which geologic era had the shorest time span and the longest time span? 1) Longest = paleozoic 20 shortest = cenozoic Is this correct?
March 26, 2010

Earth Science
What is the primary basis for differentiating the Eras?
March 26, 2010

Math(Please help)
divide by long division. divide x^3 + 4x^2 - 3x - 12 by x^2 - 3
March 26, 2010

Pre-Cal(Please check!!!)
solve for r There is a right triangle with the hypotenuse as r , the angle as 45 degrees and opposite side as 20. I am having a hard time finding this out. I had tan 45 = 1.61 20(1.61) = 32.4 but this is wrong.
March 23, 2010

Math(Please check)
g(x) = (3/2)^x+2 I need to find the intercepts. My teacher told me to press trace on my graphing calculator to find them. I got x = 0 and y=3 everything else is decimals so is my answer just (0,3)?
March 23, 2010

Pre-Cal
Find the values of Q in degrees and radians without the aid of a calculator. a) cotQ = sqrt 3 / 3 b) secQ = sqrt2
March 22, 2010

Pre-Cal
evaluate the trigonometric functions by memory or by constructing appropriate triangles for the given special angles. a) csc 30 degrees b) sin pi/4 = sqrt2 / 2 I just do not know how to find csc 30 degrees.
March 22, 2010

Math(Please help)
use trigonometric identities to transform one side of the equation into the other. cos Q sec Q = 1
March 22, 2010

Math(Please help)
Identify the vertex, intercepts, and zeros of the function. g(x) = x^2 + 8x + 11 Please help!!
March 21, 2010

Math
Identify the vertex, intercepts, and zeros of the function. g(x) = x^2 + 8x + 11 Please help!!
March 21, 2010

Math
Find the quadratic function that has the indicated vertex and whose graph passes through the given point. Vertex: (2,3) Point: (0,2) I do not know how to do this! Please explain!! Thank You
March 21, 2010

Math
Find the quadratic function that has the indicated vertex and whose graph passes through the given point. Vertex: (2,3) Point: (0,2) I do not know how to do this! Please explain!! Thank You
March 21, 2010

Pre-Cal
Find the exact sine value of the angle in standard position whose terminal side goes through the point (-1,5) I do not know when to start
March 19, 2010

Pre-Cal
Find the maximum value of f(x) = -2x^2 + 12x - 14 Do i have to set this equal to o to solve?
March 19, 2010

Math(Please help)
2) Use the sum and difference identites sin[x + pi/4] + sin[x-pi/4] = -1 sinx cospi/4 + cosxsin pi/4 + sinx cos pi/4 - cosx sin pi/4 = -1 2 sin x cos pi/4 =-1 cos pi/4 = sqr2/2 2sin^x(sqrt2/2) = -1 sin x = -sqrt2 x = 7pi/4 and 5pi/4 Am I correct?
March 17, 2010

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