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August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014

Total # Posts: 1,168

**Math**

thanks
*May 20, 2009*

**Math**

In this problem: -2/a+2 + 3a/2a-1 First I made the denominators alike: -2(2a-1)/(a+2)(2a-1) + 3a(a+2)/(a+2)(2a-1) = -4a+2/(a+2)(2a+1) + 3a^2+6a/(a+2)(2a-1) What I want to know is if I can eliminate the a+2 for the first fraction, on both the numerator and the denominator?
*May 20, 2009*

**Math**

Can I simplify the second fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3b?
*May 20, 2009*

**Math**

In this problem: 5/12b + 15/36b^2 First I made a common denominator: 15b/36b^2 + 15/36b^2 Then I simplified the first fraction: 5/12b + 15/36b^2 Can I simplify the second fraction by 3b? If I can, what am I supposed to get?
*May 20, 2009*

**Math**

Are you sure it isn't 10b?
*May 18, 2009*

**Math**

In (8b+2b^3)/(b-1), Do you have to put a zero coefficient in it?
*May 18, 2009*

**Math**

Which ordered pair is a solution of the system of equations y=x^2-x-20 and y=3x-15? a. (-5,-30) b. (-1,-18) c. (0,5) d. (5,-1) When I solved the system of equations I got 5 and -1. What do I do next?
*May 17, 2009*

**Math**

How do you do this, I keep on getting 3.. There is a right triangle. One angle is 30 degrees. The hypotenuse is 24. What is the value of x, the adjacent, to the nearest whole number? a. 12 b. 14 c. 21 d. 28
*May 17, 2009*

**Math**

Thanks
*May 16, 2009*

**Math**

What is an equation of the line that passes through the points (3,-3) and (-3,-3)? how do you figure this out: a. y=3 b. x=-3 c. y=-3 d. x=y
*May 16, 2009*

**Math**

I used an online graphing calculator..so maybe it's different like that?
*May 16, 2009*

**Math**

thanks
*May 16, 2009*

**Math**

Suppose Triangle ABC has right angle C. Find the measures of the other sides to the nearest whole number if...? the measure of angle A is 32 degrees, and the measure of AB is 42. For one side, I got 23, and for the other side, I got 35. Am I right?
*May 16, 2009*

**Literacy**

thanks
*May 14, 2009*

**Literacy**

Does flowering and blooming rhyme?
*May 14, 2009*

**Math**

thanks
*May 14, 2009*

**Math**

How do you simplify 5-4n/4n-5?
*May 14, 2009*

**Math**

thanks
*May 14, 2009*

**Math**

How do you factor 2x^2+2x?
*May 14, 2009*

**Math**

i meant the first instance. thanks
*May 14, 2009*

**Math**

Can you simplify 15 sqrt3 / 3 into 5 sqrt 3? why or why not?
*May 14, 2009*

**French**

How do you say the country Zaire in French?
*May 13, 2009*

**Math**

Simplify - sqrt 12b^2 * 2 sqrt 8b. I got -8 sqrt 6
*May 12, 2009*

**Science**

thanks
*May 12, 2009*

**Science**

I don't know..I think it's supposed to be switched in the southern hemisphere, so december?
*May 12, 2009*

**Science**

Why is it that in late August, the amout of sea ice surrounding the continent of Antarctica approaches its greatest extent? And why is it that in February, the sea ice surrounding Anarctica is at it's minimum extent?
*May 12, 2009*

**French**

oh, I forgot all about that..thank you!
*May 12, 2009*

**French**

in this: Question: ¨¤ qui aimes-tu rendre visite? Response: J'amie rends visite ¨¤ ma cousine. So my mistake was that it was supposed to be rendre, but I don't understand why..aren't you supposed to conjugate it to rends?
*May 12, 2009*

**Math**

thanks
*May 11, 2009*

**Math**

There's a right triangle. There's an angle that measures 41 degrees. The hypotenuse is x, and the angle opposite 41 degrees measures 25 in length. How can I find what x is? The proportion set up is 25/x, but how do you solve for x?
*May 11, 2009*

**science**

is able to change shape. this requires energy
*May 11, 2009*

**Math**

50. If you take half of 50, it's 25.
*May 11, 2009*

**French**

are you sure? This question was on a quiz I took, and my teacher circled rends and took off a point..
*May 11, 2009*

**French**

No, that was a typo. I meant to say J'aime. and both question marks are a with an accent grave.
*May 11, 2009*

**French**

What's wrong with my response in this: Question: À qui aimes-tu rendre visite? Response: J'amie rends visite à ma cousine.
*May 11, 2009*

**Math**

how does sqrt 18=3sqrt2?
*May 11, 2009*

**Math**

¡Ì means sqrt. Simplify (2¡Ì6+3¡Ì3)(¡Ì6-5¡Ì3) I got 15¡Ì2 -45.
*May 11, 2009*

**Math**

Another painting has length : width ratio approximately equal to the golden ratio (1 + sqrt 5) : 2. Find the length of the painting if the width is 34 inches.
*May 10, 2009*

**Math**

A firefighter is on the fifth floor of an office building. She needs to throw a rope into the wiindow above her on the seventh floor. The function h=-16t^2+36t models how high above her she is able to throw a rope. If she needs to throw the rope 40 ft above her to reach the ...
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

thanks
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

Why can there only be a solar eclipse with a new moon, not a full moon?
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

thanks
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

Is there another website? May 15th isn't on there..
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

Is there any website that can tell me what the phase of the moon will be on May 15th?
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

thanks
*May 9, 2009*

**Science**

what is the earth's time system based on? I think it's time zones..
*May 9, 2009*

**Math**

how did you get (10/12) sqrt 3?
*May 9, 2009*

**Math**

How do you simplify 5/¡Ì12? I know you have to multiply the denominator,¡Ì12, by a radical to make a perfect square.. I think you're supposed to multiply it by 12? But there seems to be other numbers multiplied by 12 that can make a perfect square...
*May 9, 2009*

**Math**

how do you solve this system? I'm using substitution.. y=3x+4 y=-x^2 First I combined it: -x^2=3x+4 I don't know how to solve it now..
*May 6, 2009*

**Math**

how many solutions are in this system: y=x^2+2x+5 y=-2x+1 I'm not sure, but I got no solutions.
*May 6, 2009*

**French**

do you know why I shouldn't include the ¨¤? and why the que shouldn't be there?
*May 6, 2009*

**French**

Question: Pendant que les vacances, ¨¤ qui rends-tu visite? My response: Pendant que les vacances, je rends visite ¨¤ ma grand-m¨¨re. am i right? i'm confused as whether or not i'm supposed to put the ¨¤ after visite.
*May 6, 2009*

**Math**

would i still get it right if i didn't factor out the gcf?
*May 5, 2009*

**Math**

on a test, if i put one of the answers i put above, would i still get it right?
*May 5, 2009*

**Math**

What do you get when you factor 2q^2+22q=-60? Is there more than one answer possible? I got 2 answers: 1. (2q+10)(q+6) 2. (2q+12)(q+5)
*May 5, 2009*

**French**

like you can't say "Le restaurant le plus bon est...",but you can say "Le restaurant le moins bon est...".
*May 4, 2009*

**French**

Why do you have to replace plus bon ina sentence with meilleur, but not when you're using moins bon?
*May 4, 2009*

**Math**

How did you get (3q + 1)(q +1) = 0? What happened to the 15?
*May 4, 2009*

**Math**

What are you supposed to get when you factor 3q^2+16q=-5? I got (q+3)(3q+1)
*May 4, 2009*

**Science**

ok thanks
*May 2, 2009*

**Science**

What time of day is hotter, 12 noon or 2pm? I know it's 2pm from experience, but I don't know why it's like that..
*May 2, 2009*

**Math**

thanks
*May 2, 2009*

**Math**

A math class has 25 students. There are 13 students who are only in the band, 4 students who are only on the swimming team, and 5 students who are in both groups. How many students are not in either group? I think it's 3 students?
*May 2, 2009*

**French**

thank you
*May 1, 2009*

**French**

is this correct too? this is what i ended up writing: La matière la plus utile est les sciences.
*May 1, 2009*

**French**

In French, how do you say "The ost useful subject is science? I need to know how to say the science part..is it plural, like math, and is it masculine or feminine?
*May 1, 2009*

**French**

thanks
*May 1, 2009*

**French**

yeah, that's the one! i remember now thanks
*May 1, 2009*

**French**

is there another way?
*May 1, 2009*

**French**

how do you say "subject" in french? I think there's one way to say it that starts with an m?
*May 1, 2009*

**Math**

the ways above is probably easier, but my teacher probably wants me to solve it by factoring..
*April 30, 2009*

**Math**

The sides of a square are all increased by 3 cm. The area of the new square s 64 cm^2. How can you find the length of a side of the original square?
*April 30, 2009*

**Math**

ok thanks..
*April 30, 2009*

**Math**

how do you factor 4x^2-35x-9=0?
*April 30, 2009*

**Science**

thank you!
*April 30, 2009*

**Science**

When it's winter in the northern hemisphere, it's summer in the southern hemisphere. So, if it's April in the northern hemisphere, is it still April in the southern hemisphere?
*April 30, 2009*

**Science**

If Earth's axis had no tilt, we'd only have spring and fall for seasons, right? But which hemisphere would get the vernal equinox and which would get the autumnal?
*April 29, 2009*

**Math**

I don't think there is any factor that can be multipl;ied by 2 to get -7..
*April 28, 2009*

**Math**

how do you factor 2c^2-7c=-5? I know that you have to change it to 2c^2-7c+5=0. Then you do this: (2c )(c ). But how do I find the two numbers? I can't think of one that works..
*April 28, 2009*

**Math**

thank you
*April 27, 2009*

**Math**

Mike and Kim invest $8,000 in equipment to print yearbooks for schools. each yearbook costs $5 to print and sells for $25. How many yearbooks must they sell before their business breaks even? a. 1,600 b. 400 c. 320 d. 600 I know the answer is b, but I don't know how you ...
*April 27, 2009*

**Math**

thank you
*April 25, 2009*

**Math**

How can you match a parabola to it's graph? I know that in y=ax^2+bx+c, the a tells you if it opens upwards or downwards, and the c tells you the y-intercept..is there anything else?
*April 25, 2009*

**Math**

Never mind, I got it.
*April 25, 2009*

**Math**

I'm graphing the parabola f(x)=x^2+2. I'm going to make a table of values, and I'm choosing 5 values. How do I know which value I should choose as my 3rd value so I can make the parabola symmetrical?
*April 25, 2009*

**math**

copy and complete input-output table for the function y=2x - 5
*April 23, 2009*

**Math**

never mind, i get it, i wasn't supposed to solve any equations at all..
*April 23, 2009*

**Math**

Suppose you buy flour and cornmeal in bulk to make flour tortillas and corn tortillas. Flour costs $1.50/lb. Cornmeal costs $2.50/lb. You want to spend less than $9.50 on flour and cornmeal, and you need at least 4 lb altogether. Write a system of inequalities that describes ...
*April 23, 2009*

**science**

oh, so it's d. cuz only plants do that..thanks
*April 22, 2009*

**science**

I don't know..
*April 22, 2009*

**science**

all of the following are life functions of animals except? a. obtaining energy from food b. responding to changes in the environment c. production of new individuals d. synthesizing food from carbon dioxide and water I think it's b.
*April 22, 2009*

**science**

what would make it sink halfway down?
*April 22, 2009*

**science**

thanks, but can you explain my second question?
*April 22, 2009*

**science**

why doesn't density depend on size? If you cut a block in half, and put it in water, wouldn't the density change because I think half a block wouldn't sink all the way in water?
*April 22, 2009*

**Math**

i get it..thanks!
*April 20, 2009*

**Math**

You have a total of 21 coins, all nickels and dimes. The total value is $1.70. Write and solve a system of equations to find the number of dimes d and the number of nickels n that you have. I already wrote the equations: n+d=21 and 10d+5n=1.70. But I don't know how to ...
*April 20, 2009*

**8th grade Algebra**

how u get -b?
*April 17, 2009*

**History**

Maybe another thing could be that it costs a lot of money for all the weapons?
*April 17, 2009*

**Algebra**

12+6x<30+4x+8 6x-4x<38-12 2x<26 x<13
*April 17, 2009*

**Science**

How much of a radioactive material with a half-life of 12,000 years is left after 36,000 years of decay?
*April 17, 2009*

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