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December 8, 2016

Posts by Carly

Total # Posts: 301

Math
Steve, thank you, but what do you mean constant 2nd differences? And constant ratio over equal intervals? For me, the difference between linear and exponential is that linear go up/down at a constant amount by adding that same constant amount. Exponential goes up/down by ...
December 7, 2016

Math
Considering linear, quadratic, and exponential lines of best fit: If you're studying a set of data, how can you decide which of those three types of model would be most appropriate for the data?
December 7, 2016

math
A manufacturer has determined that if it sets the price of paper at x dollars per ream, then its monthly profit can be represented by the equation P = (6000 - 400x)(x - 2). Determine the y-intercept and explain what it means. The teacher said that the y-intercept is (0, -12,...
December 5, 2016

math
Find the initial amount given an exponential function. Given the equation y = 24(0.77)^t, what is the initial amount? To find the initial amount, I need to replace t with 0. When I do that, I get y = 24(0.77)^0 which is y = 24(1), so y = 24 In doing other problems, that first ...
November 30, 2016

Math
The producer of a 30 minute tv documentary about world war 1 divided it into two parts. four times as much program time was devoted to the causes of the war as to the outcome. how long is each part of the documentary?
November 22, 2016

math
Yes, I understand what intercepts are, but I don't understand HOW the solutions to my equation are the first coordinates of my x intercepts. Am I thinking too much about this?
November 20, 2016

math
What is the connection between the solutions of the equation ax^2 + bx + c = 0 and the x intercepts of the graph of f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c? The solution says: The solutions of the equation are the first coordinates of the x intercepts. I did the solutions to the formula but do ...
November 20, 2016

science
tom is marking the locations of active volcanoes on a world map. how the locations of the volcanoes are related to earths plats.
November 20, 2016

Math
Solving system of equations by substitution. 52. {5x-2/4+1/2=3y+2/2;7y+3/3=x/2+7/3
November 20, 2016

math - business
Thank you!!
November 19, 2016

math - business
A manufacturer has determined that if it sets the price of paper at x dollars per ream, then its monthly profit can be represented by the equation P = (6000 - 400x)(x - 2). Determine the y-intercept - I multiplied it out and found that the y-intercept was (0, -12,000) Then it ...
November 19, 2016

math - business
Thank you both!
November 19, 2016

math - business
Steve, Thank you - this makes sense that the highest profit is at the vertex, but where is the x = =b/2a from, and where is the 4/.01 = 400 from? I'm having trouble connecting those numbers. Thanks for clarifying for me.
November 19, 2016

math - business
My profit formula is P = -.005x^2 + 4x - 200. The question wants me to find the number of donuts sold (what they are talking about in the problem) that will generate the highest profit. How do I determine that? Thank you.
November 19, 2016

math
Hi, I'm trying to learn factoring but a couple of things don't make sense to me and I'm hoping you could explain them. If I have P(x) = 2(x-3)(x-4), how do I automatically know that the zeros are x = 3 and x =4? If inside the parentheses it was (x+3)(x+4), would ...
November 15, 2016

math
I'm sorry, but I am asking this question again because the response I received was a question that I could not answer - that's why I am asking here. Thank you. If someone asked: what can we learn from analyzing the standard deviation of a set of data that we couldn'...
November 13, 2016

math
If someone asked: what can we learn from analyzing the standard deviation of a set of data that we couldn't learn from just looking at the measures of average, how would I answer? I know that average is the value or number in the middle of the data set and standard ...
November 11, 2016

math
Z, thanks, however, in my first question, how do I find d in that equation?
November 9, 2016

math
The number of days, d, it takes for a construction crew to repave a certain road varies inversely as the number of workers, w, that work on the project. So my equation is d = k/w If w = 16, how do I find d? d = k/16 Also, why is Y = 2x^2 + 3?x not a quadratic equation? It'...
November 9, 2016

MATH
The answer book says that this one is NOT a quadratic equation. It looks like y = 2x^2 + 3 and then what you typed - I'm not able to type that. Isn't that three times the square root of x?
November 8, 2016

MATH
Thank you, Reiny, however, why wouldn't my second example, y = 2x^2 + 3 times the square root of x be a quadratic equation since the highest power would be 2?
November 8, 2016

MATH
Hi, I'm trying to understand what a quadratic equation is. I understand that in a quadratic equation you have to have a variable in the second power. Why, then, aren't y = x^2 + 2x^3 and Y = 2x^2 + 3 times the square root of x quadratic equations? They both have powers...
November 8, 2016

math
We are learning about the empirical rule - is that the same thing as the bell curve?
October 30, 2016

math
When a situation can be modeled by a linear equation, what information do you need in order to find an equation?
October 29, 2016

MATH HELP
Monica stepped outside and began to think how fast she is moving even when she is standing still. Assume that the earth is a sphere with a radius of 3960 miles and Monica is at a latitude of 13∘N. What is Monica's speed due solely to the rotation of the earth in ...
October 24, 2016

math
I'm really struggling with the concept of direct variation and indirect variation. Is there an easy way to explain it and understand it?
October 21, 2016

math
I need to come up with some ideas of things that have interesting linear relationships. I understand that a linear relationship is something that has a straight line, so is growing or declining at a constant amount every time period, or mile, or whatever, but what would be an ...
October 18, 2016

math
Hi, When I'm making a graph, how do I know what scale to use? I often struggle with this. Does the origin always have to start at 0? But then I don't know what intervals to use. Is there a rule of thumb? I'm referring to things like scatter plots and charts. Thank ...
October 18, 2016

math
When you are solving inequalities, when does the sign change and when does it not? For example, in -4x -5 > 8 I know I add 5 to both sides, then I have -4x > 13 Divide both sides by -4 and it becomes x < -3.25 But WHY does the direction of the sign change? In 9x + 6 &...
October 9, 2016

math
If the Red Sox have 14 fans, the Pirates have 42 fans, and the Phillies have 25 fans, what is the probability that a randomly selected fan is not a Red Sox fan? The total number of fans is 81, so I believe it would be 42 + 25 = 67/81 which is 82.7%. However, the answer says it...
October 5, 2016

english
some spectators in the back row of the rodeo jeered at the clowns after the last event.
September 29, 2016

Math - Excel
Hi, I need to write an Excel formula and I am trying to double check my work. We are asked to find the difference and relative difference for this account. So the values are: $10,000 $10,700 $11,400 $12,100 $12,800 $13,500 etc. The difference for each is $700 I have two ways ...
September 19, 2016

math
Thank you, Steve. The question does actually also ask us to put it into inches, so I'm thinking to do that I would divide by 12 since there are 12 inches in a foot? Would that be correct?
September 18, 2016

math
hello, I am to calculate a model length of a boat and a car. The boat's true length is 17 feet and the car's true length is 20 feet. The model will be on a 1:16 scale. Could you tell me how I get started with this please?
September 18, 2016

Math
If each small square on a grand chest board is 2 cm x 2 cm and the diagonal on the whole board measures square root of 800 cm. How many small squares are on the board?
September 14, 2016

math
Could you please explain why, when increasing something, you put a 1 in front of it? For example, if something is increased by 5%, why do you multiply by 1.05? What exactly does that 1 mean or represent? Thank you.
August 30, 2016

math
thank you
July 19, 2016

math
Steve, I'm not sure what you mean by a "scaled-up" triangle. And where did you get the 10-24-26? Also, if you use those coordinates and the distance formula, you don't get 26 miles.
July 19, 2016

math
A lawyer drives from her home, located 6 miles east and 10 miles north of the town courthouse, to her office, located 4 miles west and 14 miles south of the courthouse. Find the distance between the lawyer's home and her office. I know the answer is 26 miles but I cannot ...
July 19, 2016

math/stats
A hamburger chain found that 65% of all customers use mustard, when they buy hamburgers. If 5 customers randomly selected, what is the probability that none use mustard?
June 25, 2016

algebra
if you toss a coin and roll a number cube, what is the probability that the coin shows tails and the number cube shows 4?
June 23, 2016

chemistry
I don't understand the difference between endothermic and exothermic?
March 31, 2016

chemistry
Ok thank you
March 31, 2016

chemistry
And no its not multiple choice
March 31, 2016

chemistry
Well I think 0.5x 6.02x10to the 23rd/27.0gAl × 3.5gCuCl2 x 1molCuCl2/ 170.5g CuCl2 =? But I'm not sure at all?
March 31, 2016

Math
Thank you.
March 1, 2016

Math
Find all points on the x-axis of a Cartesian coordinate system that are 20 units from the point (0,12) The point (0,12) would just be 12 points up on the y axis, so wouldn't I just count 20 spaces to the left and right so it would be (20, 12) and (-20, 12)?
March 1, 2016

math
How would I go about solving this problem? (-6x^6)(-6x^2x^6)
February 27, 2016

Math
It's called math literacy. There are pictures but they don't help. They are just squares in a straight line, in a l shape, a t shape, and a plus sign
February 23, 2016

Math
I'm really struggling with this -- I have different table configurations - straight line, L-shaped, plus sign-shaped, and T-shaped. Suppose there are n tables arranged in these patterns. I need to write an expression of the number of tables with 2 chairs. Our teacher gave ...
February 23, 2016

Math
I think I was looking at it as the two parentheses were multiplied together but I see now! Thank you. What about the first question?
February 21, 2016

Math
1. Use the associative property to rewrite the expression 97 + (3 + 13) I rewrote this as (97 + 3) + 13 since the associative property is about changing the grouping. The answer in the back of the book says 97 + (3 + 13) -- the same as the original problem. 2. Use the ...
February 21, 2016

math
When determining the slope of a line, what is the correct way to leave the answer? For example, my problem is: Find the slope of the line passing through (-7,9) and (5, -7) After subtracting the y's and the x's,I know the slope is -4/3, but do I leave the answer like ...
February 19, 2016

Math
We are adding positive and negative numbers. The question is State positive or negative or it depends along with my answers. Are these correct? Positive + positive: positive Positive + negative: it depends Negative + negative: negative Positive – negative: positive ...
February 12, 2016

Math
1. What is the distance between the points (1, 4) and (4, 8)? I said Distance = 5 2. Find the slope between (1, 4) and (4, 8) I said 4/3 3. Are the expressions (4x+4)/4 and x+1 equivalent? I said Yes 4. Simplify (x+y)2 x2 + 2xy + y2 5. Is (x – y )2 = x2 – y2? No. It...
February 12, 2016

Health
thank you
January 7, 2016

Math
You have a total of 21 pens and pencils. You have 3 more pens than pencils. Write a system of linear equations that represent this situation. How many of each do you have?
January 5, 2016

Social Studies Check My Work
thanks that helped a lot
November 25, 2015

physics
if you use a horizontal force of 30 N to slide a 12 kg wooden crate across a floor at a constant velocity, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor?
October 12, 2015

physics
Block A (Mass = 2.319 kg) and Block B (Mass = 1.870 kg) are attached by a massless string as shown in the diagram. Block A sits on a horizontal tabletop. There is friction between the surface and Block A. The string passes over (you guessed it) a frictionless, massless pulley...
October 8, 2015

physics
A 3.90 kg block located on a horizontal frictionless floor is pulled by a cord that exerts a force F=14.1N at an angle theta=32.5degrees above the horizontal, as shown. a.) What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the block when the force is applied? b.) What is the ...
October 8, 2015

Physics
Three blocks are located on a horizontal frictionless table. They are connected by a massless cord, as shown in the figure, and pulled to the right. The masses of the three blocks are m1 = 38 kg, m2 = 37 kg, and m3 = 17 kg. a.) The pulling force is equal to T3 = 45 N. What is ...
October 8, 2015

Math
A pilot test requires 3 out of 5 students to be tested if there are 930 kids, how many will have to take the test? Please help! Thank you
September 15, 2015

LA
oh ok i get it thank you
June 9, 2015

LA
Essay Questions? i think Essay questions are for when you have to write or type something in your own word it that correct
June 9, 2015

LA
what are essay question i always get them on my test but i do not know what they are
June 9, 2015

L A/The Giver
a a d c
May 20, 2015

P.E.
thank you?
May 8, 2015

P.E.
thank you
May 1, 2015

P.E.
thank you
May 1, 2015

Health and Physical
thank you
April 24, 2015

science
thanks anonymous
March 14, 2015

Physics
The space shuttle is in a 3e+5 m high orbit over the earth. The radius of the earth is 6.37e+6 m, the mass of the earth is 5.98e+24 kg. What is the distance from the center of the earth to the space shuttle? I don't know whether I would double the radius and the add the ...
January 31, 2015

Physics
Musicians can use beats to tune their instruments. One flute is properly tuned and plays the musical note A at exactly 440Hz. A second player sounds the same note and hears that her flute is slightly "flat" (that is, at too low of a frequency). Playing at the same ...
December 9, 2014

Physics
1) F=ma a=(mh*g)/(7/5ms+1/2md+mh) 2) same answer as 1 because it is a system 3)a=alpha*R alpha=a/Rd (use a from 1) 4) similar to 3 alpha=a/Rs 5)F=ma T=ms*a T=7/5ms*a (a from 1) 6)T=mh(g-a) 7)d=1/2at^2 (position formula - starting position and velocity are zero) t=sqrt(2d/a) (...
November 10, 2014

Physics
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October 27, 2014

science
Find the mass of potassium chloride and volume of oxygen at STP liberated when 0.5 moles of potassium chlorate are heated.Also find the moles and mass of oxygen evolved.
June 22, 2014

physics
I weigh 130 pounds, so how much would I weight on a neutron star?
May 28, 2014

science
thanks
May 8, 2014

Chemistry
A column of mercury in a barometer is 767.3 mm Hg high. Note, that in order for the pressures to be equal, density and height of a column are inversely proportional, therefore, (den1)(h1)=(den2)(h2). The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL and the density of water is 1.00g/mL. a) ...
April 16, 2014

Physics
A 2050 kg truck is traveling east through an intersection at 2.3 m/s when it is hit simultaneously from the side and the rear. (Some people have all the luck!) One car is a 1200 kg compact traveling north at 4.5 m/s. The other is a 1600 kg midsize traveling east at 10 m/s. The...
March 8, 2014

bobpursley
yes it is
February 12, 2014

physics
Three blocks on a frictionless surface are connected by massless strings, with M1 = 1.40 kg, M2 = 2.40 kg, and M3 = 3.60 kg. Due to the force F acting on M3, as shown, the system accelerates to the right. Given that T1 is 3.50 N, calculate T2
February 12, 2014

Math
A rectangular enclosure is to be constructed with 800 feet of fence in order to have four sections. What should be the dimensions in order to maximize the area enclosed? What is the maximum area?
December 1, 2013

Math. Explanation Needed
You know that 60✖️10=600 and so you know that 621➗59 is going to be more than 10.
October 17, 2013

6 grade math
i need help with 2 - 2/3
October 3, 2013

math
For all x greater than 2, let *x be defined as the sum of the positive integers less than x. What is the value of *16 - *13?
September 28, 2013

math
7√x +16=79, What is the value of x? a. 3 b. 6 c. 9 d. 27 e. 81
September 28, 2013

Statistics
A carload of stone taken from a quarry by the plug-and-feather method contains pieces of stone have a mean weight of 1,500 pounds and a total weight of 36,000 pounds. Another carload of stone produced by the explosive method (where stone is blasted into random shapes by ...
September 18, 2013

math
Simply each expression. Use only positive exponents. (2t)^6 r^5/g^-3
March 17, 2013

algebra
Given a set of data pairs, how would you decide whether to use interpolation or extrapolation to find a certain value?
January 14, 2013

math
Describe how the slope of a line relates to a trend line.
January 13, 2013

statistics
if a test has a mean of 150 and a standard deviation of 30, we know that: a)50% of the respondents scored between 180 and 210 b)68% of the responents scored above 120 c)50% of the respondents scored between 120 and 210 d) 96% of the respondents scored between 90 and 210
November 21, 2012

Math
Not inequality I meant equation.
November 8, 2012

Math
How do I solve this absolute value inequality? Should I add two to both sides first? | -3n | - 2 = 4
November 8, 2012

Math
What is 6x minus 6x? 0x or just 0?
November 1, 2012

math
solve each equation /y/=17 /s/=0 -x=-4 -y=6 help!!!!
October 29, 2012

math
find each absolute value /14/... p.s the lines are suppose to be straight.
October 29, 2012

Math
For the second one I have this but I'm not sure what to do next Add 4x to both sides, so you would have 2y+6a=4x Then I divided 2y by 2 and 4x by 2 and got y+6a=4x Next I subtracted 6a from both sides and got y=2x-6a Am I right so far? If so what do I do next?
October 11, 2012

Math
slope and y intercept form of these two problems? Y-5=1/3(x-9) 2y+6a-4x=0
October 11, 2012

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