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June 30, 2016

Posts by Beth

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Math
A flag has a length of 1 1/4 feet when the width is 1 2/7 feet. Write the ratio to the width as a fraction in simplest form.
June 23, 2016

Math
Consider an airplane headed N 60 degrees W at a speed of 400 mph. What wind direction at a speed of 75 mph will produce a resultant direction of N 50 degrees W?
June 8, 2016

Pre Calc
visually show on compass/vector graph n 60 degrees w at 400 mph, n 40 e at 75 mph
June 7, 2016

Pre Calc
Airplane going N 60 degrees W at a speed of 400 mph. What wind direction, at a speed of 75 mph will produce a resultant direction of N 50 degrees W
June 7, 2016

advanced science
A 230 kg steel crate is being pushed along a cement floor. The force of friction is 480 N to the left and the applied force is 1860 N to the right. What is the acceleration of the crate? (Hint: remember to find net force first) a=6.00 m/s2 a=28.1 m/s2 a=8.10 m/s2 a=6.0 m/s2
June 3, 2016

advanced science
A 230 kg steel crate is being pushed along a cement floor. The force of friction is 480 N to the left and the applied force is 1860 N to the right. What is the normal force? A. 480 N down B. 480 N up C. 2300 N down D. 2300 N up
June 3, 2016

advanced science
A 230 kg steel crate is being pushed along a cement floor. The force of friction is 480 N to the left and the applied force is 1860 N to the right. The forces acting on the crate are __________________. A. balanced B. unbalanced
June 3, 2016

Math
Help please. .6 is 266 2/3% of what number?
May 13, 2016

Bus. Math
Umm...most of these look wrong. Anyone have the solutions?
April 4, 2016

MATH HELP
Zoro Manufacturing Company manufacturers wooden picture frames. Each piece of wood yields 15 frames. Each piece of wood costs $18.75. The direct labor charge is $13.50 per hour. Sixty-five frames can be produced each hour. To the nearest tenth of a cent, what is the prime cost...
March 2, 2016

MATH HELP
I just don't get it
March 2, 2016

Math
I need help please. the mean distance of earth from the sun is 92,960,000 which is 258% of the mean distance of mercury from the sun. What is mercury’s mean distance from the sun in ten millions of miles?
February 28, 2016

Math
I need help please. the mean distance of earth from the sun is 92,960,000 which is 258% of the mean distance of mercury from the sun. What is mercury’s mean distance from the sun in ten millions of miles?
February 28, 2016

MATH PLEASE
0.0293262879789 Rounded to nearest hundredth percent.
February 17, 2016

MATH HELP
Determine the annual dividend and the annual yield to the nearest hundredth of a percent. Joyce buys 350 shares of KOW, Inc, that has a high of 42.50 per share and a low of 23.60. Last year the company paid annual dividends of $0.58 per share. (a) What is the total annual ...
February 17, 2016

MATH HELP
Determine the annual dividend and the annual yield to the nearest hundredth of a percent. Ella Franklin owns 325 shares of ITA stock. Purchase price was 37.85 per share dividends are 1.11 per share
February 17, 2016

MATH
Ben Garrison invested $15,000 at 5% compounded daily in a credit union account that matures in 1 year. He also invested 20000 at 5.25% compounded monthly in a Silver Screen account that matures in 4 years. (a) What is the interest earned at maturity for both accounts? (b) What...
February 12, 2016

Math
May Wattson has 50000 to invest in a 4-year certificate of deposit that earns an interest rate of 3.75% compounded monthly or 3.50% compounded daily. Based on annual yield which is the better investment?
February 12, 2016

MATH
Mabel has $35,000 to invest in a certificate of deposit for 4 years. The certificate of deposit earns interest at 4.75% compounded daily. What is the annual percentage yield to the nearest thousandth of a percent?
February 12, 2016

MAth
I got that also but its not correct and its driving me crazy
February 12, 2016

MAth
Tammy Smith Deposits $5000.00 in First Internets Bank 5-year CD which pays 5.22% interest compounded monthly how much interest will she have in the account in 5 years?
February 12, 2016

Physics
Two ropes attached to a young tree are pulled by two landscapers. Rope 1 is pulled with 267 N of force at an angle of 23 degrees north of east and Rope 2 is pulled with 377 N of force due west. a) Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant force acting on the tree ...
February 4, 2016

Math
Got it. Thank you for clearing that up!
February 3, 2016

Math
Find the intervals on which the function is increasing, decreasing, concave up, or concave down and find any local extreme values and inflection points. So I know how to do the above, but not with piece wise functions. Someone help me out? Y={3-x^2, x<0 and x^2+1, x>=0} ...
February 3, 2016

Physics
Two ropes attached to a young tree are pulled by two landscapers. Rope 1 is pulled with 267 N of force at an angle of 23 degrees north of east and Rope 2 is pulled with 377 N of force due west. a) Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant force acting on the tree ...
February 3, 2016

Physics
Two ropes attached to a young tree are pulled by two landscapers. Rope 1 is pulled with 267 N of force at an angle of 23 degrees north of east and Rope 2 is pulled with 377 N of force due west.
February 3, 2016

Intro to Paralegalism I
In what state a person may take the bar examination without a formal legal education?
January 23, 2016

calculus
It is estimated that t years from now, the value of a small piece of land, V(t), will be increasing at a rate of 1.6t^3/(0.2t^4+8100)^(1/2)dollars per year. The land is currently worth $420. Find V(t) and also find the value of the land after 10 years to the nearest cent.
January 12, 2016

Business Law
In trademark term, what is acquiring secondary meaning?
January 10, 2016

Check My work ( math)
are they correct
January 7, 2016

Check My work ( math)
1.) Years: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Height: 2.1 3.2 6.8 7.3 11.2 12.6 13.4 15.9 about about tall would you expect these trees to be after 22 years ? a.)22.31 ft b.)35.2 ft c.)44.25**** d.)46.2ft 2.)temp:68 77 83 85 89 94 96 99 number of cones:403 447 457 465 489 503 543 576 what is the...
January 7, 2016

buisness communication
Repeating in your own words the verbal content of the critic's message is: paraphrasing. checking for feelings. checking for inferences. buying time with limited agreement.
January 6, 2016

Math
It should be plus and minus 1 though right?
January 4, 2016

Math
y=arccos(sin(x)), find dy/dx. I got -1, is this correct? When I tried to check on wolfram alpha I didn't get this right.
January 4, 2016

Math
Okay, what you say makes sense, but what do I do with the (Pi/2)?
January 4, 2016

Math
y=arccos(sin(x)), find dy/dx and sketch it's graph(I guess I can do this on wolframalpha after I'm done solving the question). And by arcsin I mean inverse of the expression(written like cos^-1(sin(x)), but is not 1/cos(sinx) but the inverse of cos). I am not getting ...
January 4, 2016

Math
Write an equation for the tangent to the curve y=sinmx at the origin. I got y=mx, is this correct? Please help by showing work! Thanks
January 3, 2016

Math
But I was wondering- is it possible to use the (f•g)'= f'(g(X))*g(X)' and still obtain the same answer? For the composite rule, we sub u into the dv/du equation and then take the derivative of that ONCE. Then we multiply that entire function by pi which is the...
January 2, 2016

Math
This looks right! Thanks so much!!
January 2, 2016

Math
If f(u)=u+1/(cos^2u) , u=g(x)=pi(x), x=1/4 , find the derivative of f(g(x)). I can't seem to get this one, step by step please?
January 2, 2016

Math
A line 'l' intersects line 'm' at point A at 45 degree angle. B and C are points on line m, where the distance from B to A is equal to the distance from A to C. How many points on line 'l' are equidistant from points B and C? How is it one point? And ...
December 29, 2015

Math
Derivative of y=sec(tanx)? I don't get how it is secxsecx*secxtanx*tanxtanx. Where does an extra tanx come from? Derivative of sec(tanx) is just secxtanx*tanx (and then multiply the inside as well so)* sec^2(X) as derivative of tanx. I have 2 tanx, where did the third one ...
December 27, 2015

Math
So the answer is supposed to be sin(2x)/(1+cosx)^3 but I was wondering for the numerator why the distributive law doesn't apply when we would multiply the derivative of the outside with the inside?
December 27, 2015

Math
Wait sorry, you just expanded. But shouldn't it be sin times sin? Not sin times cos? Since derivative of the 1+cos is -sin and the numerator is a sin?
December 27, 2015

Math
I think you did the quotient rule wrong. Should be minus not plus
December 27, 2015

Math
Find the derivative of y=(sinx/(1+cosx))^2. I used the chain rule, but the second part involved the quotient rule which gives a very complicated expression that u do not know how to simplify. Could you please give me a detailed step by step solution for the simplifying part? ...
December 27, 2015

Math
So I found the derivative of an expression and I cannot figure out how to simplify the final answer into the desired form. I got -csc^2(X)/(1+cotx)^2. Now how do I simplify this into -1/(sinx+cosx)^2. Help, it's killing me ahha. Thanks!
December 23, 2015

Math
Wait sorry, scratch all of that. How did you get df/dg????
December 17, 2015

Math
Could you please explain how dg/dx is 6 over 2times square root of x?
December 17, 2015

Math
Was wondering where the y and X came out of? I thought it was just f and u?
December 17, 2015

Math
find value of (f•g)'(x) at x=1 for f(u)=cot(pi*u/4), u=g(x)=6(square root(x)) By the way, the little dot is supposed to be hollow above, as in f of g of x.
December 17, 2015

Math
Find the equation of the line tangent to curve x=sec(t), y=tan(t), at t=pi/6. I found th slope(derivative of the two which was csc(t). Plugged in Pi/6 and got 2 as the slope. Now how do I find the equation of the tangent? There are like two equations to work with, I'm ...
December 17, 2015

Math
Find values of x for which the piecewise function g(x): 1) (x+1)^2, x=<0 2) 2x+1, 0<x<33) (4-x)^2, x>=3is differentiable. I got xer, x cannot equal 3 and 0, but the answer key only has 3. WHy isn't 0 one either since the derivative is different on either sides?
December 15, 2015

Math
graph is a piecewise; f(x)= 1) 2-2x-x^2, x<0 and 2) 2x+2, x>=0. Determine whether graph has a tangent at x=o. If it does not, explain why not. I have no idea. When I plug in x=0, both equations give 2, but answer key says it does not exist. Explain?
December 13, 2015

Math
how is 2*6.1 equal to 32.2??
December 13, 2015

Math
Free fall equation is s=6.1t^2 ft, where t is in seconds. Assume a rock is dropped from a 100 ft cliff. Find speed of the rock at t=3.5 sec.
December 13, 2015

Math
lim (tanx-2x)/(2x-sinx) as X->0 I have no idea how to manipulate the units and isolate something that will somehow give me -1? Thanks in advance!!
December 9, 2015

calculus
Find the critical numbers x1 and x2 of y=(9x^2+3)/4x.
December 7, 2015

calculus
Use implicit differentiation to find the slope of the tangent line to the graph of 18*x^(1/2)+5y^(1/2)+14 at(81/324,1)
December 7, 2015

calculus
Find the derivative of y=(7x^(1/3))/(x^2+9)
December 7, 2015

calculus
Find the derivative of 4sinx(6cosx+9sinx) at x=¦Ð/6.
December 7, 2015

calculus
Use the Trapezoidal Rule to approximate ¡Ò8 4 ln(x2+5) dx using n=3. Round your answer to the fourth decimal place.
December 2, 2015

Chemistry
Determine the number of moles of N2 that are required to produce 12 mol of NH3 using the equation, N2 + 3H2 --> 2NH3. 12 mol NH3 x 1 mol N2/2 mol NH3 = 6 moles of N2.
November 29, 2015

finite math
discuss the argument that the y-intercept and the x-intercept should each be represented as separate ordered pairs.
November 16, 2015

Math
What is the expected number of rolls of both dice until you get a sum that equals 6? I know that p[sum = 6] = 5/36, but how do I find out: E[# of rolls until the sum = 6] = ? Thanks!!
November 14, 2015

Math (algebra)
Multiply (3x – 7)(3x – 5) A. 9x^2 + 6x + 35 B. 9x^2 + 36x + 35 C. 9x^2 – 36x – 35 D. 9x^2 – 36x + 35 I said it was letter A, but I got it wrong...please help
November 10, 2015

Calculus
The rate of growth dP/ dt of a population of bacteria is proportional to the square root of t with a constant coefficient of 9, where P is the population size and t is the time in days (0¡Üt¡Ü10). The initial size of the population is 700. Approximate the...
November 9, 2015

calculus
Evaluate ¡Ò(1+xe^x)/x dx
November 6, 2015

calculus
Evaluate ¡Ò(9tanxcosx+5)dx
November 6, 2015

Math
Hmm the answer key says 8.1. I got the same answer you did.
November 5, 2015

Math
Light passing through water loses 30% of its intensity every metre of water depth. At what depth will the light intensity be half of what it is at the surface? How is it 8.1? I don't know how. Thanks
November 5, 2015

calculus
A Norman window is constructed by adjoining a semicircle to the top of a rectangular window . (The diameter of the semicircle is the same as the width of the rectangular) If the perimeter of the Norman window is 20 ft, find the dimensions that will allow the window to admit ...
November 4, 2015

Math
I am given a graph and asked to derive the function from it. The answer key says y=(-3x^2-5)/(x^2-25)- use wolfram to graph for your convenience. I got the asymptotes but the -5 constant I don't get where it came from. Someone explain to me how to get that -5 constant?(I ...
October 16, 2015

Math
Why do we have to sub it back into the original function to get 0/0? If we got 0/x then it means it's a vertical asymptote right? and what about the oblique asymptote? We don't worry about it then?
October 15, 2015

Math
What is the: - vertical asymptote -horizontal asymptote -non permissible value of y=(x^2+x-12)/(x+4) ? So this simplifies to a linear function y=x-3. BUT the oblique asymptote is also y=x-3. So does this graph not exist? I am really confused.
October 15, 2015

Math
What's the volume function?
October 1, 2015

Math
A rectangular piece of metal with dimensions 14 CMA 24 CM is used to make an open box equal squares of side length X centimeters are cut from the corners and sides are folded up a polynomial function that represents the volume, V,of the box is: V(X)=x(14-2x)(24-2x). Determine ...
October 1, 2015

Math
500! is divisible by 21. How many times can 21 go into 500! ? The answer key does not simply state 500!/21 times, and my calculator does not have the capacity to compute such a large sum. Thanks!
September 27, 2015

English
Yes. Is this right?
September 23, 2015

English( HELP!)
The minority of people live as impotent and comply with the majority; the hesitation no longer exists by the State if the majority of just men breathe prison air. Would this be ok?
September 23, 2015

English(HELP!)
Ok thankyou. How about the 2nd part that I recently posted?
September 23, 2015

English (HELP!)
How can I introduce 2 of these quotes with a Full Sentence & a Colon? Quote 1: “A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority, it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight” (Thoreau 22). Quote 2: “If the ...
September 23, 2015

English(HELP)!!
Nevermind I meant Henry David Thoreau explained the value of revolution by writing, “ men possess personal rights to reject allegiance to the government, however, the majority of the people feel as if their authority is imaginable” (Thoreau 8).
September 23, 2015

English
Henry David Thoreau explained the value of revolution by writing, “ men possess personal rights to reject allegiance to the government” (Thoreau 8.) Is this ok?
September 23, 2015

English
How can I introduce 2 of these quotes with a SUBJECT VERB construction & a COMMA??? QUOTE 1) CITATION> (Thoreau 8). All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are...
September 23, 2015

Geometry
Since r and t are each perpendicular to s, angles 1 and 5 are right angles and therefore are congruent corresponding angles. Since two lines cut by a transversal are parallel if the corresponding angles are congruent, lines r and t are parallel.
September 21, 2015

Math
Any 2 points determine a line. If there are 6 points in a plane, no 3 of which lie on the same line, how many lines are determined by pairs of these 6 points? The answer key says 15, and the explanation is (6!)/(2!4!). Could someone explain to me why there is a 6, 2, and 4 ...
September 21, 2015

Math
A rectangle is inscribed in a circle of radius r. If the rectangle has length 2x, write the area of the rectangle as the product of two functions.
September 17, 2015

Math
Part a) asked for the equation for the area of rectangle- i got -2x^3+18x. Part b) asked for the equation after a horizontal stretch by a factor of 4- I got the y=2x*(-(1/4x)^2+9).
September 14, 2015

Math
A rectangle is inscribed between the x-axis and the parabola y=9-x^2 with one side along the x-axis. One side in touchin the x- axis and the opposite two vertices touch the parabola. A) Suppose the point (2,5) is the vertex of the rectangle on the original parabola. Use this ...
September 14, 2015

Math
A moving company charges $800 plus $16 per hour. Another company charges $720 plus $21 per hour. How long is a job that costs the same amount for both companies?
August 30, 2015

math
the product of the sum and the difference of two nu8mberts is 105. find the two numbers
August 14, 2015

Physics
An officer is investigating an accident. A car has struck a pedestrian at a school crosswalk.There are no witnesses to the accident. The officer measures the coefficient of friction at the accident site to be 0.55, and he measures skid marks that are 52m long. What is the ...
July 26, 2015

English
Could you help me with this guiding question as well please? "The narrative is interspersed with newspaper clippings and excerpts from official government documents. Why does Kogawa include these in her novel? What is their effect?"
July 9, 2015

English
But how do I get a thesis for a book? Like how should I state my opinion on it? Would my thesis just be- this book excels in perfectly capturing the beauty and harsh realities of this time?
July 9, 2015

English
Doing a book review assignment for Obasan by Joy Kogawa. It cannot be a typical summary , must be more essay like and have a thesis. I plan on discussing first and foremost a general quick plot summary emphasizing the important and prominent scenes of the book, which will fuel...
July 9, 2015

Geography-~ Cultures
Despite this discussion... I literally meant.. how would you respond to this topic or about this topic. I was not referring to the punctuation, grammar, and word usage but yes I'll go back to look through any errors.
June 30, 2015

Geography-~ Cultures
For an assignment, I had to write a discussion so here is my discussion. My question is: How would YOU respond to my discussion in a good college paragraph. With cultural blending and exchange comes a lot of change in a culture. This was acceptable in some areas and ...
June 30, 2015

English Language & Composition
I literally typed the INTRODUCTION that what was on my paper saying the "Iron Curtain" separated Spain so I'm confused. But either way. the point or question is whether I think Orwell was right in saying that our liberties are in danger now. For my essay, I have ...
June 25, 2015

English Language & Composition
Basically I need help with understanding what the question is asking? I need clarification on that in order to write my thesis.
June 25, 2015

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