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7th grade math (probability)- additional questions
Thanks. Can you check the one from yesterday as well?
March 31, 2015

7th grade math (probability)- additional questions
Here are additional problems that weren't included in original post from 3/30. 4. There are 5 different color jolly ranchers in a bag - 10 cherry, 15 watermelon, 12 grape, 10 apple, and 8 raspberry. What is probability that you'll choose raspberry? Ans: 8/55 =.1454 = ...
March 31, 2015

7th grade math (probability)
I'm not sure how to answer this: 3. THe 7th grade wants to have a back-up representative just in case the first teacher is absent. Based on the same scenario as #2, if a math teacher was chosen to be the 7th grade representative, what is the probablility that the back-up ...
March 30, 2015

7th grade math (probability)
Thanks!
March 26, 2015

7th grade math (probability)
Can you check these, please? Ten cards numbered 1 through 10 are mixed together and then one card is drawn. Find the probability of each event. Write each answer as a fraction, percent, and decimal. 14. P(less than 5) = 4/10 = 2/5 Ans: 2/5, 40%, 0.4 15. P(greater than 3) = 7/...
March 26, 2015

7th grade math
Can you check these? 1. Jonelle is running on a track that is 2/3 of a mile long. So far she has run 4/5 of the way around the whole trace. How far has she run so far? Ans: (2/3)(4/5) =8/15 mile 2. A recipe for muffins needs 3/4 of a cup of milk. You are making 1/2 of the ...
March 25, 2015

math
Alice is 5 feet and has shadow of 4 feet long. how tall is the tree?
March 24, 2015

7th grade math
1. Evan withdrew a total of $160 from an ATM machine over a 4-day period. He withdrew the same amount of money each day. a. Write an expression to represent the total amount that Evan's account changed each day. Ans: 4d b. What integer represents the total amount that Evan...
March 24, 2015

Math - 7th grade (repost)
Can someone please help? I'm given a box and whisker plot that represents the cost, in dollars, of 12 CDs. How can I determine how many CD's cost between $14.60 (Q1 value) and $26 (Q3 value) and how many CD's cost less than $14.60?
March 18, 2015

Math - 7th grade
I'm given a box and whisker plot that represents the cost, in dollars, of 12 CDs. How can I determine how many CD's cost between $14.60 (Q1 value) and $26 (Q3 value) and how many CD's cost less than $14.60?
March 17, 2015

math
Find the fifth term of a geometric sequence whose fourth term is 8/9 and whose seventh term is 64/243.
March 16, 2015

math
The concentration (in milligrams per liter) of an antibiotic in the blood is given by the geometric series A + Aekt + Ae2kt + + Ae(n − 1)kt where A is the number of milligrams in one dose of the antibiotic, n is the number of doses, t is the time between doses, and k is ...
March 15, 2015

Science - 7th grade (repost)
Can you check my homework? 38. How does natural selection lead to evolution? a. Organisms mutate to adapt to their environment. b. Helpful traits accumulate among surviving members of the species. c. Overproduction provides food for stronger members of the species. d. ...
March 12, 2015

Science - 7th grade
Can you check my homework? (don't think I'd posted before) 38. How does natural selection lead to evolution? a. Organisms mutate to adapt to their environment. b. Helpful traits accumulate among surviving members of the species. c. Overproduction provides food for ...
March 12, 2015

Science - 7th grade
Can you check the following? Experiment A: Four groups of rats are first massed and then fed identical diets except for the amount of vitamin A they receive. Each group gets a different amount. After three weeks on the diet, the rats’ masses are measured again to see if ...
March 11, 2015

Math - 7th grade
thanks!
March 11, 2015

Math - 7th grade
Can you check following? 1. The football association wants to increase the number of students who attend the football games for the upcoming season. In order to accomplish this, the association is surveying students to gain more information about student interest in sports. ...
March 11, 2015

chemistry
the vapor pressure of carbon sulfide is 355.6 torr at 25 degrees Celsius. what is the vapor pressure of a solution prepared by dissolving 12.52 g naphthalene (C10H8, 128.2 g/mol) in 125.0 mL CS2 liquid (76.14 g/mol, 1.261 g/mL)? Assume the solution obeys Raoult's law, and ...
March 4, 2015

7th grade math
Can you help with geometry? 1. Sally constructs a triangle with one side 6 inches long and another side 8 inches long. What is the 3rd side? (haven't learned Pythagorean theorem) Ans: 6 + x > 8 x > 2 6 + 8 > x 14 > x 8 + x > 6 x > -2 so, x must be > 2...
February 27, 2015

math
OQRS IS A QUADRILATERAL SUCH THAT OQ= -6,3 OR= -3,7 AND OS 1,5. T IS THE POINT ON OQ SUCH THAT OT:TQ= 2:2. PROVE QRST IS A PARALLELOGRAM
February 25, 2015

chemistry
You add 8.7g of iron to 21.30mL of water and observe that the volume of iron and water together is 22.41mL . Calculate the density of iron.
February 22, 2015

physics
An object travels at 5.00 m/s in the +x direction and 4.00 m/s in the +y direction. What is the magnitude of its velocity?
February 17, 2015

physics
An object has a velocity of 5.00 m/s at an angle of 30.0˚ north of east. If we define east as the +x direction and north as the +y direction, what is the magnitude of vy?
February 17, 2015

physics
A person walks 4.0 miles east and then makes a 50° turn to the right and walks another 2.0 miles. How far is she from her starting point?
February 17, 2015

Science - 7th grade
Can you check the following: 1. Draw a Punnett Square to show a dog breeder inbreeding to maintain a purebred line of golden retrievers. Ans: would the parental cross look like Gg x GG or GG x GG? 2. Draw a Punnett Square to show a farmer crossing a plant that produces a large...
February 15, 2015

math
I am a positive integer less that 30, two more than my value is a mulitple of 6 the sum of my digits is a mulitple of 7 find this number
February 13, 2015

Physics
A magnifier has a magnification of 6x. How far from the lens should an object be held so that its image is at the near point distance of 25 cm? I tried doing the problem by using the equation M = 25cm / f. M = 25 cm/6 = 4.17 cm However when I put the answer into mastering ...
February 10, 2015

7th grade math
thanks!
February 2, 2015

7th grade math
Can you check the following? 1. Alicia shoots basketball at a hoop 100 times. She hits the backboard and misses with 2/5 of her hots, hits the rim and misses with 32% of her shots and makes basket with rest of her shots. How many baskets did she make? A. 68 B. 40 C. 32 D. 28 ...
February 2, 2015

physics
An astronaut visits a moon of Saturn, and decides to measure the accel. of gravity. He ties a rock (m=2 kg) to a rope (1.25 m), pulls the rock back 10 degrees, and releases it into simple harmonic motion. What is the accel due to gravity on the moon? (*I have no idea where to ...
February 1, 2015

physics
The effective k of the diving board shown here is 1675 N/m. A heavy diver is bouncing up and down at the end of the diving board. With what frequency does he bounce up and down? How long does it take for him to complete one bounce (up and down)? What is the mass of the man? I ...
February 1, 2015

7th grade science
Can you help me with genetics questions? Directions: In each set, tell which word does not fit with the others. Then explain why you think it does not. You must mention all words. 1. Aa, Heterozygous, Hybrid, Homozygous Ans: Homozygous doesn't belong because letters are ...
January 29, 2015

7th grade LA
Ok, thanks!
January 26, 2015

7th grade LA
Choose the correct evaluation of each underlined word. (Larsen's underlined in this sentence) 6. The Larsen’s decided not to shutter their windows even though they were taking vacation at the height of hurricane season. A. Larsen’s contains a correct apostrophe. ...
January 26, 2015

7th grade math
Can you check these simple interest problems? 1. If you borrow $421 for nine years at an interest rate of 4%, how much interest will you pay? Ans: I = prt I = $421*.04*9 I = $151.56 2. If the balance at the end of 8 years on an investment of $630 that has been invested at a ...
January 21, 2015

7th grade LA
thanks!
January 21, 2015

7th grade LA
Are these correct now? Ans#4: Smiths' Ans#7: It's
January 21, 2015

7th grade LA
Can you check the following? Punctuate the following sentences with appropriate apostrophes. 1. Whos the partys candidate for vice president this year? Ans: Who's, party's 2. Our neighbors car is an old Chrylser, and its about to fall apart. Ans: neighbor's, it'...
January 21, 2015

7th grade math
ok, thanks for checking!
January 17, 2015

7th grade math
Can you check these please? 4. A local bakery sold 60 loaves of bread in one day. If 65% of these were sold in the afternoon, how many loaves were sold in the afternoon? Ans: x = .65 * 60 x = 39 loaves 7. Ruben bought 6new books for his collection. This increased his ...
January 17, 2015

7th grade math
thanks!
January 16, 2015

7th grade math
Can you check the following? 10. A store pays $10 for a bracelet, and the markup is 115%. A customer will also pay 5 1/2% sales tax. What will be the total cost of the bracelet to nearest cent? t = 1.15 x 10 t = $11.5 (markup price) t = $10 + 11.5 t = $21.50 (cost of bracelet ...
January 16, 2015

math
how many positive whole numbers smaller than 2003 have 2 as their first digit and 1 as their last digit
January 16, 2015

mathematics
he dimensions of a rectangular prism are (5x squared - 4x - 3) (x squared - x + 1) cm by (3x squared - 5) cm. Find a polynomial which represents 1. the total surface are of the prism. 2. the total length of the edges of the rectangular prism 3. the volume of the prism.
January 14, 2015

Math
Example of a real-world relationship where there is no clear independent or dependent variable.
January 13, 2015

7th grade LA
Thanks!
January 13, 2015

7th grade LA
Can you check the following? Add a comma if needed to words in () in following sentences. 1. She was a (beautiful gentle) woman. Ans: beautiful, gentle 2. "Come now", said Scully sharply to the (three seated) men, "move up and give us a chance at the stove."...
January 13, 2015

Physics
suppose you have a weight of 60 N. if the earth's mass decreased to one fourth its current mass, with no change in radius, then what would you weigh? Can you please explain how I can solve this problem?
January 12, 2015

7th grade LA
Thanks!
January 9, 2015

7th grade LA
Can you check these and let me if reason correct also? Choose the correct prounoun. 1. Each of the suspects had (his, their) own alibi. Ans: his (because each is singular) 2. Jeff and Isabel planned (his and her, their) wedding. Ans: their (because subject is plural) 3. Did ...
January 9, 2015

7th grade LA
Can you check the following? Identify the sentence type. 1. I like playing basketball, and my brother likes playing tennis. Ans: compound 2. I'll help you if you help me. Ans: complex 3. My mother cooked dinner while I was doing my homework. Ans: complex 4. Because she ...
January 8, 2015

physics
A proposed space station consists of a circular tube that will rotate about its center(like a tubular bicycle tire). The circle formed by the tube has a diameter of 1.1km. What must be the rotation speed(revolutions per day) in an effect nearly equal to gravity at the surface ...
January 7, 2015

math
On Monday, 247 students went on a trip to the zoo. All six buses were filled and seven students had to travel in cars.How many students were in the bus
January 7, 2015

7th grade math
Thanks!!
December 17, 2014

7th grade math
sorry, typo on #4 still. answer is just 112
December 17, 2014

7th grade math
For #4 should be: m/8 = 5 +9 m/8 = 14 m = 14*8 m = 112/8
December 17, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check these problems? 1. 4x^2 + 3x - 4x +5 = 4x^2 - x + 5 2. m - n + m - n - n = 2m - 3n 3. (7x + 5 - 3y) - (-3x - 5 +4y) = 7x + 3x -3y + 4y + 0 = 10x - y = 0 4. m/8 - 9 = 5 m/8 = 5 + 9 m = 14/8 m = 7/4 = 1 3/4
December 17, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check these? 3. Simplify (56/8+3)*2-1 = (7+3)*2-1 = 10*2-1 = 20-1 = 19 9. A spool of lanyard is 21 yards long. If it is cut into pieces that are each 1.75 yards long, how many pieces of lanyard will there be? Ans:21/1.75 = 12 pieces 12. (3/5)x - 10 = 1/6 Ans: (3/5)x = ...
December 15, 2014

7th grade math
thanks! hopefully, the others i posted are correct too.
December 14, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check these additional problems? 36. 10 - h >= 21 -h >= 21 - 10 -h >= 11 h >= -11 38.p + 8.5 > 1 p > 1 - 8.5 p > -7.5 40. 8-2(5-9g) = -128 8 - 10 + 18g = -128 -2 + 18g = -128 18g = -128 + 2 18g = -126 g = -126/18 g = -7 41. (3/5)k - 1/3 = -1 (3/5)k...
December 14, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check these? 3. Simplify (56/8+3)*2-1 Ans = (7+3)*2-1 = 10*2-1 = 20-1 = 19 9. A spool of lanyard is 21 yards long. If it is cut into pieces that are each 1.75 yards long, how many pieces of lanyard will there be? Ans:21/1.75 = 12 pieces 12. (3/5)x - 10 = 1/6 Ans: (3/5)...
December 14, 2014

7th grade math
Thanks! didn't realize it copied twice.
December 9, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check these? 1. A recipe for chocolate pudding calls for 1 ¼ cups of milk. The recipe makes 3 servings. How many cups of milk are needed to make 9 servings? Ans: 1.25/3 = x/9 3x = 9*1.25 3x = 11.25 x = 11.25/3 x = 3.75 or 3 3/4 cups of milk 2. Two trees in Mrs. ...
December 9, 2014

7th grade math
I'm confused and not sure of the difference. When do i use the ratio vs when do i have to add ratios? I posted a couple of questions like that and was told they were wrong. Example#4. 5 out of 6 students prefer pepperoni to sausage. If Ms. Greene has 120 students, how many...
December 6, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check these? 1. Olivia typed 2 pages in 15 minutes. Write an equation relating the number of minutes m to the number of pages typed. How long will it take her to type 10 pages at this rate? Ans: 15/2 = 7.5 = 7.5 * 10 = 75 minutes 2. If the ratio of Type O to non-Type O...
December 6, 2014

7th grade math
Thanks for the explanations!!
December 6, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check my homework? (wasn't really sure about #4 and #6) 1. Tekell ate 10 pieces of candy in the same time that Mackensay ate 4 pieces. How many pieces will Tekell have eaten when Mackensay eats 6? Ans: 10/x = 4/6 4x = 60 x = 15 pieces of candy 2. Savannah made $102...
December 6, 2014

Trig- math
@Steve, I plugged in the numbers in the equation. I see where I went wrong. Thank you!
November 23, 2014

Trig- math
@Damon, thank you! :)
November 23, 2014

Trig- math
Find the area of a triangle if the sides of the triangle have the lengths 849mi, 930mi, and 1301mi. Here's my work: a=849 b=930 c=1301 A=.5(849)(930)sinA sin A = 394,785 mi^2 (this number doesn't seem right to me, can you explain to me what I did wrong)?
November 23, 2014

Trig
UPDATE: I figured it out.
November 23, 2014

Trig
I need help with my vectors unit. I'm really confused about how to set them up. Please help. a.) Given u=2i-5j and v=-i+3j, determine -6u-3v? b.) Find the component form of v if |v|=4 and the angle it makes with the x-axis is 60 degree. c.) Given u=5i+3j and v+3i+2j, find...
November 23, 2014

Physics
A projectile of mass 0.99 kg is shot from a cannon. The end of the cannon’s barrel is at height 6.6 m, as shown in the figure. The initial velocity of the projectile is 9.2 m/s. The projectile rises to a maximum height of ∆y above the end of the cannon’s barrel...
November 23, 2014

Math (trig)
Thank you!
November 23, 2014

Math (trig)
The distance from home plate to dead center field in a certain baseball stadium is 409 feet. A baseball diamond is square with a distance from home plate to first plate base 90 feet. How far is it from first base to dead center field? I also need help setting this up.
November 23, 2014

Math (trig)
thank you
November 23, 2014

Math (trig)
A force of 35lb is required to hold a 72lb toolbox on an incline. What angle does the incline make with the horizontal? Please help me set this up.
November 23, 2014

Math- Combinations
A math department is allowed to tenure 4 of 19 eligible teachers. In how many ways can the selection for tenure be made? n!/(n-r)!r! = 4!/-15!19!
November 18, 2014

Algebra 1
Would it be y=(-1)^x?
October 31, 2014

Algebra 1
Write a rule for a nonlinear function such that y is negative when x = 1, positive when x = 2, negative when x = 3, positive when x = 4, and so on. The entire problem confuses me. I have no idea what its even asking besides it wants an equation.
October 31, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check my answers? 1. 48lbs 6oz - 19lbs 9oz = 47lbs 22oz - 19lbs 9oz Ans: 38lbs 13oz 2. 3weeks 5days x 8 = 24weeks 40days; 40days=8weeks Ans: 32weeks 3. 49 people are in line to see a movie. 17 are in front of Jackie. How many are behind her? 49 - 18 = 31 Ans: 31 people...
October 30, 2014

7th grade math
Not sure how to solve this: Suppose your school is selling magazine subscriptions. Each subscription cost $20. the company pays the school half of the total sales in dollars. The school must also pay a one-time fee of $18. What is the fewest number of subscriptions that can be...
October 17, 2014

7th grade math
Not sure how to solve this: Suppose your school is selling magazine subscriptions. Each subscription cost $20. the company pays the school half of the total sales in dollars. The school must also pay a one-time fee of $18. What is the fewest number of subscriptions that can be...
October 16, 2014

7th grade LA
thanks Ms. Sue!
October 15, 2014

7th grade LA
4. I don't know why he did that. indep = I don't know dep = why he did that Ans: complex? 6.He told me that he is returning to London next summer indep = he told me dep = that he is returning to London next summer Ans: complex?
October 15, 2014

7th grade LA
Can you check the following? 1. I didn't know what time it was so I was very late to class indep = I didn't know what time it was indep = I was very late to class Ans: compound 2. I'll help you if you help me. indep = I'll help you dep = if you help me Ans: ...
October 15, 2014

Math
How can you check the answer to a decimal multiplication problem?
October 12, 2014

7th grade math
Not really sure what to do for this problem. this was how it was worded on worksheet. Larue scored 10 points less than 3 times the number of points that Ross scored. Larue scored 11 points. How many points did Ross score?
October 7, 2014

7th grade math
thanks! Also, one more question please. Larue scored 10 points less than 3 times the number of points that Ross scored. Larue scored 11 points. How many points did Ross score? Ans: Not really sure what to do. this was how it was worded on the worksheet.
October 7, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check my answers please. 1. Joe and his friends at 3/8 of pie. If the pie was cut into 8 pieces, how many pieces are left? Ans: 8/8 - 3/8 = 5/8 pieces left 2. Michaela walked 2/5 miles to the store in 1/4 hour. What's her walking pace? Ans: (2/5)/(1/4) = (2/5)*(4/1...
October 7, 2014

math
what is your burger wrapping friends hourly wage after taxes if he works 9 hours a day, 4 days a week, and gets paid every 2 weeks? his paycheck is $591.12 after taxes.
October 6, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check me answer? Mrs. Acosta's car can travel an average of 24miles on each gallon of gasoline. Write and solve an equaltion to find how many gallons of gasoline she will need for a trip of 348 miles. Ans: 348 = 24g 348/24 = g 14.5 = g. She will need 14.5 gallons ...
October 6, 2014

7th grade Science
Can you check my answer below, please? Elizabeth did an experiment to test the effect of salt water on rusting rate of a nail. She put 3 nails in the same bowl of salt for one week. How could she improve her experiment? Ans: 1) place each nail in a separate bowl with different...
October 1, 2014

7th grade math
Can you check this problem? Jean has 5 different colors of markers: red, blue, green, orange, and purple. Two colors are used to make a sign. How many different combinations are possible? List them. Ans: 10 possible combinations red/blue, red/green, red/orange, red/purple, ...
September 30, 2014

7th grade math
Classify properties of operations. 1. (-4-3n) * -8 Ans: distributive 2. (6+4)+8=6+(4+8) Ans: associative 3. (1-7n) * 5 Ans: distributive
September 29, 2014

Math
Write a real world description to fit the expression -50 divided by 5.
September 24, 2014

physics
A cat is being chased by a dog. Both are running in a straight line at constant speeds. The cat has a head start of 3.6 m. The dog is running with a speed of 8.9 m/s and catches the cat after 6.9 s. How fast did the cat run?
September 24, 2014

math
write and solve a word problem that can be modeled by the difference -4 - 10. My dog lost 4 ounces this year And 10 ounces last year. What is the Difference in weight loss? Or what is total weight lost? I am not sure I'm doing this right. The answer I got to the original ...
September 20, 2014

7th grade LA
thanks!!
September 17, 2014

7th grade LA
Ok, hopefully I got it this time #4 independent: we get to talk independent: I love that part of the day dependent: as we walk around after lunch structure: compound complex
September 17, 2014

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