Thursday

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

Total # Posts: 668

**English**

To answer your question, "So, how can we learn anything from Huxley's obvious exaggerations? What is Huxley saying we should guard against?" is it that Huxley wants to exaggerate the corrupt ideals of totalitarian perspectives on social stability and societal ...
*May 27, 2015*

**English**

Does my argument that the legitimacy of his depictions should be critiqued on strong for a research paper on this book?
*May 27, 2015*

**English**

I am writing a research paper on Aldous Huxley's Brave New World on the topic "totalitarian perspectives on societal order, control, and social stability" and how (my thesis- my teacher's assignment)the author's depiction is not particularly accurate, ...
*May 27, 2015*

**Math**

Mr. Lee invested some money. Lost 4% in a stock and gained 3.2% in a bond. Overall he lost 11.2$. If he invested the amount in the stock to the bond vice versa, then he wouldve gained $3.2, how much is in the bond and how much is in the stock? I got: 0.96x+1.032y=x+y-11.2 0....
*May 26, 2015*

**math**

probability of 1/12; one out of twelve chance
*May 26, 2015*

**Math**

Mr. Lee took the $1200 he collected fr chinese new yea and invested some in a 6% bond, and the rest at a 4.5% T-bill. The return for the T-bill exceeded thay from the bond by $12. How much was invested at each rate?
*May 26, 2015*

**Math help**

Mr. Lee took the $1200 he collected fr chinese new yea and invested some in a 6% bond, and the rest at a 4.5% T-bill. The return for the T-bill exceeded thay from the bond by $12. How much was invested at each rate? Thanks!
*May 26, 2015*

**English**

What does the poem "Students" by Tom Wayman mean? I don't understand what the opening lines/sentence means- someone explain? I also don't see the irony of the last stanza either. How is it ironic? I know that it basically shows Wayman and his attempt for ...
*May 26, 2015*

**Math**

If you subtract twelve from twice a number, the result is eight. What is the number?
*May 17, 2015*

**Pre-Algebra Please do Help !!!**

Which function rule represents the data in the table? x= -3,-2,-1,0,1 y= 1,-2,-5,-8,-11 a. y= -3x-8 b. y= 1/3x-8 c. y= 1/3+8 d. y= 3x +8 i dont know if it is b or c
*May 8, 2015*

**English**

Ok thanks for the advice. Though do you think the topic I have chosen is competent for a 1000 word paper(meaning there is enough I can research upon it?)?
*April 29, 2015*

**English**

What type of society & government is Brave New World by Aldous Huxley? And what aspect from the novel is relatable to history or modern society? I need to find something to challenge(a topic/idea/argument Huxley made in his novel) and write a research paper to back up my ...
*April 29, 2015*

**English**

I don't think foreshadowing was used though, because the story starts with a guy after a driving test, driving his mom around when he meets two terrible accidents in which his mother starts to scream- another twist because the ride was going smoothly until now. Then plot ...
*April 27, 2015*

**English**

Ok so there is a plot twist to th story and tht is the "twist". But i do't know how the author "intentionally misleads the reader"?
*April 27, 2015*

**English**

In the short story "Test" by Theordore Thomas, it is carefully constructed to offer the readers many unexpected twists and turns. Identify these twists and explain how the author intetionally misleads the audience in each case. Please help!! Thank you for your time~
*April 27, 2015*

**math**

Marteen wants to paint 2/3 of her room today.She wants to paint 1/4 of that before lunch.How much of her room will she paint before lunch today? A.1/12 B.1/6 C.5/12 D.11/12
*April 14, 2015*

**Macroeconomics**

#4 should be B; lower.
*April 5, 2015*

**Macroeconomics**

Please check my answers; stuck on a few questions on my homework. 1. In the long run, an increase in the supply of bank loans is matched by a __________ in the price level and the quantity of real loans is __________. A. rise; unchanged B. rise; increased C. fall; unchanged D...
*April 5, 2015*

**Macroeconomics**

So now I understand #1. the excess supply occurs when the quantity supplied exceeds the quantity demanded, meaning that producers are willing to sell more than consumers are willing to buy. This causes the price of coffee to fall as firms out the price to sell the coffee.
*April 4, 2015*

**Macroeconomics**

can you let me know if I'm on the right path... 1. if it's not A; has to be "D" 2.the only other answer that would make sense is "C" 3. a tradeoff is the balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible features. .. so it's "D"
*April 4, 2015*

**Macroeconomics**

working on homework & stuck on these three questions. Someone please check if I answered these correctly; Thank you! 1. In the event of excess supply in the coffee market __________. A. the price of coffee will increase B. the price of coffee will decrease C. the supply of ...
*April 4, 2015*

**University of Phoenix **

In the equation y = 4 x, if the value of x is increased by 2, what is the effect on the value of y ?
*March 23, 2015*

**Separation processes**

The question is sort of vague. I would ask your professor in the morning as to the definition of "low". Personally I would say that it is just more difficult since it does not specify that the relative volatility is one, it is just low. That is just an opinion. Hope ...
*March 12, 2015*

**calculus**

I got -119/36 ft^2/sec... not really sure how I got that...
*March 12, 2015*

**calculus**

A ladder 13 feet long is leaning against the side of a building. If the foot of the ladder is pulled away from the building at a constant rate of 8 inches per second, how fast is the area of the triangle formed by the ladder, the building, and the ground changing in feet ...
*March 12, 2015*

**utd**

A particle is moving around the ellipse 4x^2+16y^2=64 . At any time t, its x- and y coordinates are given by x(t) = 4cos t and y(t)= 2sint . At what rate is the particle’s distance to the point (1,1) changing at any time t? At what rate is the distance changing when t=pi/6?
*March 12, 2015*

**MATH**

I need help with a word problem. How many halves are there in two-fifths? 2/5 ÷ 1/2 = 4/5, so there are 2 halves is this correct
*March 4, 2015*

**MATH**

Please I need help with a fraction word problem. Peter and Eric bought a large pizza that has 12 slices. John and Eric ate all the pizza. If John ate 4/6 slices, how much did Eric eat? Who ate more pizza? My answer is Eric ate 4/12 of the pizza and John ate more than Eric. Am ...
*March 4, 2015*

**history**

Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies? A. peace treaties with Native Americans B. representative government C. prohibition of slavery D. ethnic and religious diversity
*February 23, 2015*

**Math Help!**

Oh I see, thank you so much for your help! You are so kind and very good at explaining.
*February 22, 2015*

**Math Help!**

#6?
*February 22, 2015*

**Math Help!**

Thank you reiny, makes sense! Can you help me with #5 too? Or the rest is you can?
*February 22, 2015*

**Math Help!**

Wow nice explanation thank you! Do you think you could help me with #1 and 5? These two questions are the ones I am most stuck o
*February 22, 2015*

**Math Help!**

I apologize for all these questions but I really need to get them done fast so I appreciate if you tried to answer some of them! 1. Bill is saving money in an empty jar. The first day he puts in a certain amount of money. Every day after the first he puts in 2 more dollars ...
*February 22, 2015*

**Math**

Ok thank you! What about the second question I posted?
*February 22, 2015*

**Math**

Oh and another math question: If 45 is the sum of n consecutive positive integers, what is th largest possible value of n? I want to know how these 'consecutive numbers' questions work, like how do I list them in my equation?
*February 22, 2015*

**Math**

Every hour a clock chimes as many times as the hour. For example, the clock chimes 4 times at both 4:00 am and 4:00 pm. How many times does it chime from 4:00am through 11:00 pm of the same day including 4:00 am and 11:00 pm.? What is the proper way of doing this question ...
*February 22, 2015*

**Math**

Bill is saving money in an empty jar. The first day he puts in a certain amount of money. Every day after the first he puts in 2 more dollars than the amount he put in on the previous day. After 10 days he has put 200 dollars in the jar. How much money did he pit in the jar on...
*February 22, 2015*

**Math**

t=2x-y+5 t=y-2z+10 t=2z-2x+6 Based on the system of equations above, what is the value of t?
*February 10, 2015*

**Chemistry**

Calculate the ΔHrxn for the following reactions using the heats of formation given in the table at the end of this assignment: a)The complete combustion of methane, CH4, producing water as a liquid. b)The complete combustion of glucose, C6H12O6, producing water as a ...
*February 4, 2015*

**math**

A tower casts a shadow 11 feet long. The distance from the top of the tower to the end of the shadow is 61 feet. how many feet tall is the tower? 61Squared = 11squared = h squared 3721 = 121 + h squared -121 = -121 3600 = h squared I get stuck at this point. Please help!
*January 22, 2015*

**Physics **

An artillery shell is fired at an angle of 67.4◦ above the horizontal ground with an initial speed of 1860 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Find the total time of flight of the shell, neglecting air resistance. Answer in units of min
*January 13, 2015*

**math**

a job pays a salary of $19,00 the first year. during the next 10 years the salary increases by 4% each year. what is the lifetime salary over the 11 year period?
*December 13, 2014*

**Statistics**

Suppose that hours of sleep per night for single adults between 30 and 40 years of age are normally distributed with a mean of 6.7 hours and a standard deviation of 1.1 hours. What proportion of adults sleep longer than 4.5 hours per night? (Report to 3 decimal places.)
*November 26, 2014*

**Math**

Currently you have $80 and your sister has $145. You decide to save $6 of your allowen e each week, while your sister spends her whole allowance plus $7 a week. How long will it be before you have as much money as your sister?
*November 25, 2014*

**calc**

f"(x)=10, f'(x)=3 f(0)=1/3 find f(1)
*November 22, 2014*

**Calc**

Suppose that we want to estimate the area under the graph of f(x)=X^2+x for x=1 and 3. What is the value of the estimate using four rectangles and taking the sample points to be left-hand endpoints?
*November 22, 2014*

**Math**

Beginning January 1, Community Hospital had 175 inpatient beds. On June 15, the bed count was increased to 200. The hospital provided 67,106 service days to inpatients and 68,012 service days to discharged patients. In addition, there were 9,601 admissions and 9,488 discharges...
*November 21, 2014*

**Math**

Thank You
*November 20, 2014*

**Math**

Ms. Sue, Each coder works 7.5 hours a day
*November 20, 2014*

**Math**

You are the coding Supervisor of a medium sized community hospital. You are staffed with 2 inpatient coders. Your current productivity level for your coders is 3 charts per hour. Your hospital discharges has increased to an average of 75 charts per day. How many staff members ...
*November 20, 2014*

**chemistry**

How many grams of CO2(g) are there in 81.0mL of the gas at 0.789atm and 30 ∘C?
*November 3, 2014*

**Math**

If your car gets 18 miles per gallon of gas, how many pints of gas will you need to take a 698 mile trip
*July 17, 2014*

**business stats**

Suppose 1.5 percent of the antennas on new Nokia cell phones are defective. For a random sample of 200 antennas, find the probability that: (Use the poisson approximation to the binomial.)
*July 7, 2014*

**calculus**

When a hammer thrower spins, the hammer generates a circle with a radius of 5 feet. When thrown, the hammer hits a screen that is 50 feet from the center of the throwing area. Let coordinate axes be introduced. If the hammer is released at (-4, -3) and travels in the tangent ...
*June 21, 2014*

**math**

You randomly choose a natural number from 1-10. what is the probability that you choose a multiple of 2 or 3?
*May 5, 2014*

**Math**

Evaluate -3 *x^2+2*y^2 for x=-1 and y=4
*April 27, 2014*

**math (check answer plz)**

thank you!
*April 21, 2014*

**Trig**

A vertical pole stands on a 20° slope from 50 m down the slope from the pole the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 35 degrees. How tall is the pole
*April 15, 2014*

**chemistry**

if I have the reaction Magnesium + Hydrochloric Acid -> Magnesium Chloride + Hydrogen Gas And I have to 'investigate the effect of the concentration of the acid on the volume of hydrogen gas produced in the above reaction', what would be expected to happen?
*April 7, 2014*

**Math**

Order from greastest to least -1 13/14 , -1.9 , -1 9/11, -1.95 show work
*March 26, 2014*

**accounting**

Bethany Link delivers parts for several local auto parts stores. She charges clients $1.65 per mile driven. She has determined that if she drives 2,400 miles in a month, her average operating cost is $.45 per mile. If Bethany drives 2,800 miles in a month, her average ...
*February 4, 2014*

**Math**

When camomile finished making a bracelet , it was 7.9 inches long what was the diameter?
*January 29, 2014*

**Algebra (Word Problem)**

Here's the word problem: You have a coupon for $50 off your camera purchase of $100 or more at Camera World. Write a function relating a camera's purchase price after coupon, y, to the retail price, x. Give the domain of this function. Here is what I have so far: y = ...
*January 27, 2014*

**Math**

A train leaves the station at noon. The train is 180mi from its destination at 12:45PM and 90mi from the destination at 2:15PM. 1. How far is the station from the destination? 2. At what time will the train reach the destination?
*January 23, 2014*

**Math**

Alex puts his spare change in a jar every night. If he has $11.09 at the end of January, $22.27 at the end of February, $44.35 in April, $75.82 in July, $89 in August, and $114.76 at the end of October, perform a linear regression on this data to complete the following items. ...
*January 23, 2014*

**Algebra (Graphing Calculator)**

When trying to perform a linear regression, my fx-9750II calculator doesn't give me the option of graphing once I put the info into lists. The options it gives me are "SRT-A", "SRT-D", "TOP", and "BTM", but no "GRAPH". I ...
*January 23, 2014*

**Algebra**

Mike’s father is twice as old as he is. Seven years ago, the father was 7 years less than thrice as old as Mike was. Find Mike’s present age.
*January 21, 2014*

**Algebra **

Ruffy is 34 as old as Orlie. Four years ago, Ruffy was 1 year more than 12 as old as Orlie. How old is each?
*January 21, 2014*

**English**

how about this: Although Emerson and Thoreau shared many of the same ideas, Emerson promoted the idea of self improvement whereas Thoreau maintained the idea that man should be content with who they are.
*January 21, 2014*

**English**

I need to write a comparative essay abput Ralph Waldo and Thoreau. I was wondering if i could have help with a thesis.
*January 21, 2014*

**English**

In "First Confession," Gran is best described as a A) flat character. B) round character. C) stock character. D) antagonist. In "First Confession," all of the following situations contribute to the humor created in the story by transforming a familiar event...
*January 12, 2014*

**Socials**

PLease help!!
*September 28, 2013*

**Socials**

1. A description of life in 17th century ENgland according to a member of the roundheads. 2. The roundheads views on civil rights. Thanks! :)
*September 28, 2013*

**3 grade math **

Use the digits 3, 7, 1, 5 to write a number that rounds to each of the following 2,000 3,500 6,000 7,400
*August 22, 2013*

**English**

I have to write an essay on a book I read, and I want the title of my essay to be something quoted from the book. But how would I write the title in MLA format; I can't put it in quotes can I? because wouldn't that indicate a chapter title or an article? If anyone ...
*August 18, 2013*

**Algebra **

On my last post I forgot to add that I need to know if they are inverses of each other.
*August 5, 2013*

**Algebra**

I did sorry about that but I have found the answer since then. I got it wrong when I submitted it but time was running out. However, I know the answer now but I still don't understand it at all.
*August 5, 2013*

**Algebra**

I have to solve an inverse function. f(x)=x+6 and g(x)=x+6 f(x)=1/4x,x is equal to or not equal to 0 g(x)=1/4x,x is equal to or not equal to 0 Please help me I have been on this one problem for hours and I can't get it. This one question will determine whether or not I ...
*August 5, 2013*

**math**

Katie Chalmers borrowed money from her credit union at 13.2% simple interest to buy furniture. If the loan was repaid in 2½ years and the amount of interest was $1,320, how much did Katie borrow?
*June 22, 2013*

**business math**

Interest= Principal x Rate x Time I=$230,000 x .13 x 30/360 I=$2491.666 Interest= $2491.67
*June 19, 2013*

**Hello? My math question was ignored?**

My math question was ignored!
*June 9, 2013*

**Math**

9(x+2)(x+1)-2(x+2)-4(x+1)=0 I'm in the middle of solving an equation. I know that you have to FOIL but how did they get 9(x^2+3x+2)-(4x+4)=0 ? I thought you distribute the 9 through (x+2)(x+1). and why is it (4x+4) instead of (4x-4) because -4 x 1 = -4 .... Please help me ...
*June 9, 2013*

**math**

no i did not
*June 6, 2013*

**math**

Universal Exporting has three warehouse employees: John Abner earns $422 per week, Anne Clark earns $510 per week, and Todd Corbin earns $695 per week. The company’s SUTA tax rate is 5.4%, and the FUTA rate is 6.2% minus the SUTA. As usual, these taxes are paid on the ...
*June 6, 2013*

**math**

Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on her...
*June 6, 2013*

**math**

Mary Jo Prenaris is an office manager with gross earnings of $1,600 semimonthly. If her company switches pay schedules from semimonthly to biweekly, what are Mary Jo’s new biweekly gross earnings
*June 6, 2013*

**math**

Paul Warren is a self-employed mechanic. Last year he had total gross earnings of $44,260. What are Paul’s quarterly social security payments due to the IRS
*June 6, 2013*

**math**

Mitch Anderson is a security guard. He earns $7.45 per hour for regular time up to 40 hours, time-and-a-half for overtime, and double time for the midnight shift. If Mitch worked 56 hours last week, including 4 hours on the midnight shift, how much were his gross earnings
*June 5, 2013*

**math**

Barbara Sultan works 40 hours per week as a registered nurse. At the rate of $31.50 per hour, what are her gross weekly earnings
*June 5, 2013*

**Math**

Take 9,850 and multiply it by 6.2% you will get 610.70. then multiply 9,850 by 1.45% you will get 142.825. Add together the 610.60 + 142.825= 753.53 is the total that is withheld from Dans check.
*June 4, 2013*

**math**

Epicure Market prepares fresh gourmet entrees each day. On Wednesday, 80 baked chicken dinners were made at a cost of $3.50 each. A 10% spoilage rate is anticipated. At what price should the dinners be sold to achieve a 60% markup based on selling price
*May 30, 2013*

**math**

What was the original selling price of a treadmill currently on sale for $2,484 after a 20% markdown
*May 30, 2013*

**math**

If the markup of a fluorescent light fixture transformer is 120% based on the cost, what is the corresponding percent markup based on selling price
*May 30, 2013*

**math**

At The Luminary, the markup on a halogen light fixture is 50% based on selling price. What is the corresponding percent markup based on cost
*May 30, 2013*

**math**

Office Market is having a sale on printer paper. If you buy 2 reams for $8.99 each, you will get a third ream free. Calculate the markdown percent
*May 30, 2013*

**math**

The Flour Power Bakery makes 200 cherry cheesecakes at a cost of $2.45 each. If a spoilage rate of 5% is anticipated, at what price should the cakes be sold to achieve a 40% markup based on cost?
*May 30, 2013*

**Math**

13/52
*May 29, 2013*

**math**

A flower shop buys roses with a list price of $1,500. If the wholesaler offers trade discounts of , find the trade discount amount to the nearest penny
*May 24, 2013*