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September 23, 2014

Posts by Damon


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physics
distance = 820 + 600 time = 10.3 * 60 + 3.8 * 60 average speed = distance / time
July 31, 2014

Mathh
total cards = 110 + 75 + 315 gave away = 110 + 75 percent given = 100 (110+75)/(110+75+315)
July 31, 2014

physics
20 * 9.81 * .7 no work is done carrying. Force is not in direction of motion
July 31, 2014

physics
Vi - 8 t like DROSP said
July 31, 2014

physics
I might do it in m/s though .14 / 180 = 7.77 * 10^-4 m/s = .000777 m/s
July 31, 2014

physics
1 km/min = 60 km/hr
July 31, 2014

physics
water mills and wind mills ?
July 31, 2014

physics
5350 /(5350 + 600) multiply by 100 if you want percent
July 31, 2014

math
First one, roll 6 times p is a two = 1/2 p not a two = 1/2 p a two one out six rolls = (6,1) (6!)/[(1)!(5!)] (1/2)^1(1/2)^5 = 6 (1/2)^6 Second one p is a two = 2/3 p not a two = 1/3 p a two one out of 6 rolls = 6 (2/3)^1 (1/3)^5 = 6 (2)/3^6 P second one / p first one = 2/3^6 /...
July 31, 2014

physics
A (1/2) m v^2 B (1/2)(18m)v^2/9 B/A = twice
July 31, 2014

physics
Jill (1/2) m (100/15)^2 Jon (1/2) m (100/30)^2 Jill/Jon = 30^2/15^2 = 4 Jill's ke = 4 time Jon's
July 31, 2014

physics
10 cm * 1 meter/100 cm = 0.1 meters 120 * .1 = 12 Joules
July 31, 2014

physics
1*9.78 - 5 Does it really say g = 9.78 m/s and not g = 9.81 m/s^2 ???????
July 31, 2014

physics
Francis, read and punch calculator. He gave you the answer.
July 31, 2014

math
4 sqrt 6 ---------- sqrt (6*5) = 4/sqrt 5 * sqrt 5/sqrt 5 = (4/5) sqrt 5
July 30, 2014

PreCalculus
If the events are independent, you multiply the probabilities. For example that would not apply to falling and getting eaten by the shark BECAUSE you were hit by lightning or the ship sank but only as independent events.
July 30, 2014

physics
2.74 + 3.19 cos 61.2
July 30, 2014

Math
Mike (1/60) project/min Walter (w project/min) together (1 + 60 w)/60 project /min [(1+60 w)/60 ] 40 = 1 project 1 + 60 w = 6/4 60 w = .5 w = .0083333 1/w = min/project = 120 minutes
July 30, 2014

ALGEBRA
L = w + 3 (L+2)(w+2) = 70 + (L)(w) (w+5)(w+2) = 70 + (w+3)(w) w^2 + 7 w + 10 = 70 + w^2 + 3 w 4 w - 60 = 0 w = 15 L = w+3 = 18
July 30, 2014

ALGEBRA
approach speed = v + v+60 = 2 v+60 d = rate * time = (2v+60)(5) = 10 v + 300 unfortunately we were not given d, their distance apart so I am faced with a problem or a typo.
July 30, 2014

maths
Republican and Tea Party ?
July 30, 2014

Math
(100 pages / h hours) (1 hour/60 min) = (100/60 h) pages/min * m minutes = (100 m /60 h) Probably C but if so you have a typo
July 30, 2014

calculus 2
y = x^(1/3) ????? h = (6-1)/10 = . x____________ y 1____________ 1 1.5 _________ 1.145 2____________ 1.260 2.5__________ 1.357 3 etc etc etc 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 integral is about (.5/3)(y0+4y1+2y2+4y3 +2y4 ......+1y10)
July 29, 2014

Physics
Normal force = m g cos 30 max friction force = mu m g cos 30 power in = power out P = (mu m g cos 30) v
July 28, 2014

Physics -- check answers please
yes yes
July 28, 2014

Physics
-4 F (opposite charges attract)
July 28, 2014

pharmacy
huh? .930/3 = 0.310 mg
July 28, 2014

Calculus
easy way: r = (4/16) h = (1/4) h surface area = pi r^2 = pi (1/16) h^2 dV = surface area * dh dV = pi (1/16) h^2 dh DV/dt = (1/16) pi h^2 dh/dt hard way: V = (pi/3) r^2 h given again r^2 = (1/16) h^2 V = (pi/3)(1/16) h^3 dV/dh = (pi/16) h^2 again dV/dt = (pi/16) h^2 dh/dt
July 27, 2014

math
speed = s current = c s + c = 17.2 s - c = 10.4 ------------ add 2 s = 27.6 etc.
July 27, 2014

Math
Those are both straight lines, graph them. x - 3 y= 10 goes through (0,-10/3) and (10,0) we are on that line and left of it 3 x - 2y = 5 goes through (0,-2.5 ) and (5/3 , 0) we are on that line and below it where do they hit? 3 x - 9 y = 30 3 x - 2 y = 5 ------------------ -7 ...
July 27, 2014

Physics 2
speed of light is about 3 * 10^8 meters/ second by the way
July 27, 2014

physics
diffraction grating again
July 27, 2014

physics
y = m lambda D/d d bigger means y smaller
July 27, 2014

physics
less distance ---> more friction, more retarding force
July 27, 2014

physics
momentum before = 2 *.28 momentm after = 2 v + .5 * 1.5 .56 = 2 v + .75 2 v = -.19 v = - .095 (The Answer :) Now by the way is this possible? initial kinetic energy = (1/2)2 (.28)^2 = .0784 Joules final Ke = (1/2)(2)(-.095)^2 + (1/2)(.5)(2.25) = .009025 + .5625 = .5715 Joules ...
July 27, 2014

calculus 2
odd function from -3 to + 3 ---> 0 I suspect
July 26, 2014

Algebra
60 = L + 2 w so L = 60 -2 w A = L w A = (60-2 w)w = 60 w - 2 w^2 If you know calculus, just take derivative and set to zero and you are done If not, complete the square to find vertex of parabola. w^2 - 30 w = -A/2 w^2 - 30 w + 225 = -A/2 + 225 (w-15)^2 = -(1/2)(A - 450) so w...
July 26, 2014

Physics
When a wave travels from fast to slow medium: Reflected wave is inverted. (crest -reflected as trough is 180 deg phase shift)
July 26, 2014

Algebra
Sketch those lines slopes of +/- 1 center axis halfway between 1 and 5 so at y = 3 the lines cross at (2,3), so that is center of hyperbola so (x-2)^2/a^2 - (y-3)^2/b^2 = 1 slopes of asymptotes = +/- b/a so b = a (x-2)^2/a^2 - (y-3)^2/a^2 = 1 put that point in now (4-2)^2/a^2...
July 26, 2014

Physics -- check answers please
1. ok 2. We used to use a "diffraction grating" in the spectroscopy lab to get the clearest pattern.
July 26, 2014

Calc
Oh, sorry, I thought you meant just the length of that splitting fence.
July 25, 2014

Calc
.000000000000001 feet or perhaps the length of the width of a cow. :) The problem does not make much sense as stated. You could make the field extremely longs and not at all wide and divide it with a little fence in the middle the length of your very short ends.
July 25, 2014

algebra 1
well, do part B and you will have the answer to part A 100 - 1.9 = 98.1 percent so every time we go a meter, we multiply by .981 after x meters f(x) = 1700 * .981^x (Part B answer) which is exponential, not linear. (part A answer) It does not lose a constant "amount"...
July 25, 2014

Calculus: Determine the constants from function
dh/dx = 0 at critical points dh/dx = 3 x^2 + 2 b x = 0 x (3x+2b) = 0 so at (2,4), 3x+2b = 0 = 6 + 2b so b = -3 so h = x^3 -3 x^2 + d at x = 2, h = -4 -4 = 8 - 12 + d d = 0 so h = x^3 -3 x^2
July 25, 2014

College Algebra
^4t not to the t/4 1.01875^4t = 7200 4 t = log 7200/log 1.01875 t = 120 years
July 25, 2014

Math 221
That is: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/linear-algebra/vectors_and_spaces/vectors/v/linear-algebra--parametric-representations-of-lines
July 25, 2014

Math 221
Your talk of origins does not make a lot of sense to me since the origin is at (0,0) for all your problems. However perhaps your class is trying to work toward a vector version of this material where you specify a point and move out from there at a certain slope. In that case ...
July 25, 2014

Math 221
If y = x + 8 the x axis intercept for that is when y = 0 0 = x + 8 x = -8 so (-8,0) the y axis intercept for that is when x = 0 which is b in y = m x + b so 8 so at (0, 8) --------------------------------------- I thought I did that other one too. This time you did the problem...
July 25, 2014

Math 221
Go back, I just saw this below and replied. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1406309814
July 25, 2014

MAth
10 y^2 - 15 y + 2 y - 3 or 10 y^2 - 13 y - 3
July 25, 2014

Physics
I do not have your figure. HOWEVER (Note - I do not care what mass it is, call it m not 200 until part c) initial kinetic energy = (1/2)m(100) = 50 m Ke at any height h = 50 m + m g (100-h) so at any height h (Points A B and C) (1/2) m v^2 = 50 m + m g (100-h) note m cancels) ...
July 25, 2014

math
You are welcome.
July 25, 2014

math
n on shelf .5 n are #1 .25 * .5 n = .125 n are #3 .5 n + .125 n = .625 n are either #1 or #3 so 1 n-.625 n = .375 n = 5 n = 5/.375 = 13 1/3 hmmmm, I hope we have a fractional bookcase
July 25, 2014

math
so, like maybe they were 270 miles apart and collided at x pm :) they approach each other at 45 miles/hr 270 miles/45 miles/hr = 6 hours 6+5 = 11 pm
July 25, 2014

science
No, but note that they grow back after a few weeks ! http://birds.about.com/od/grooming/a/How-To-Clip-Your-Birds-Wings.htm
July 25, 2014

Math 221
typo yp should be y1
July 25, 2014

Math 221
Oh, I see what you are doing. given y = x + 4 we want parallel and through (-7,1) since y = 1 x + 4 has slope = m = 1 ANY parallel line ALSO has slope = 1 slope = 1 = (y-yp)/(x - x1) or 1 = ( y - 1 ) / (x - -7) 1 = (y-1) / (x+7) y-1 = x + 7 y = x + 8 I like my way better, but ...
July 25, 2014

Math 221
The origin is always at (0,0) However none of your lines go through the origin.
July 25, 2014

Math 221
yes I did not entirely follow all your steps though. The way I do it y = 1 x + 4 m = 1, so my new m must be 1 also if parallel ( I did not follow you here) point is (-7, 1) 1 = 1(-7) + b yes b = 8 y = x + 8
July 25, 2014

do not understand
I can not fathom your notation.
July 25, 2014

Math 221
assume you mean y = (-1/2) x + 1 slope m = -1/2 so slope of perpendicular = -1/m = 2 y = 2 x + b put in point 2 = 2(4) + b b = -6 so I agree y = 2 x - 6 You are getting these right but not the way I do them and I have not figured out what you are doing yet.
July 25, 2014

Math 221
I think I just did these above.
July 25, 2014

math
how many combinations of three from 5 n!/[ r!(n-r)! ] 5!/[2!(3!)] = 10 or do one by 1 the hard way A B - C, D, E --> 3 A C - D, E -->2 A D - E -->1 B C - D, E -->2 B D - E -->1 C D - A -->1 3+2+1+2+1+1 = 10
July 25, 2014

Math
I got 120
July 24, 2014

Math
Adults = .6 * 840 = 504 children = .4 * 840 = 336 504 = .7 (840 - boys)
July 24, 2014

MATH
profit = .2 S cost = 72 72 + .2 s = s 72 = .8 s s = 90 =============================== Javier had J = 28 28 + (4/5) D = 64 (4/5) D = 36 D = 45
July 24, 2014

Math
perimeter = 4 x so x = 15 area = 225 -------------------- A does task/r per day B does task/s per day [ 1/r + 1/s ] task/day together so 1/ [ 1/r + 1/s ] = r s / (r+s) or r s ------- r + s which is probably d) but you left the parentheses out
July 24, 2014

statistic
I can not see your problems. Copy and paste does not work here. However I am sure this link will do the trick anyway: http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html
July 24, 2014

Math: Zeroes
Oh, 50 factorial 50 * 49 * 48 ..... 1 3.0414093e+64 so 64 Just GOOGLE 50 factorial
July 24, 2014

Math: Zeroes
I would just write the list out if I could not guess :) You could shorten the task as so: 1 ----- 10 11 -----20 21 -----30 31 .....40 41 .....50 :-)> . .
July 24, 2014

Chemistry
you have two Mg for every one O2 so mols Mg/mols O2 = 2/1 3 mols Mg ( 1 mol O2 / 2 mols Mg) = 3/2 = 1.5 mols O2 ----- Yes 1 O2/2 MgO 3 O2 ( 2 MgO/1 O2 ) = 6 MgO
July 24, 2014

typo
By the way, if you happen to know Physics: v = Vi - 32 t at top v = 0 0 = 56 - 32 t t = 1.75 seconds 32 ft/sec^2 = acceleration of gravity in these obsolete units
July 24, 2014

Math
By the way, if you happen to know Physics: v = Vi - 32 t at top t = 0 0 = 56 - 32 t t = 1.75 seconds
July 24, 2014

Math
feet units drive me crazy but all right. 16 t^2 - 56 t - 1 = -h 16 t^2 - 56 t = - h + 1 t^2 - 3.5 t = - h/16 + 1/16 t^2 - 3.5 t + (3.5/2)^2 = -h/16 + 1/16 + 12.25/4 (t - 3.5/2)^2 = ...... vertex (top) when t = 3.5/2 = 1.75 seconds if they ask how high, keep going with ...
July 24, 2014

Math
2 x - 2 = x^2 - x - 6 x^2 - 3 x - 4 = 0 (x-4)(x+1) = 0 x = 4 or x = -1 y = 6 or y = -4 so (4,6) and (-1,-4)
July 24, 2014

calculus
well first of all it asked for the intercepts where does the first one hit the x axis? x (x^2 -6 x+ 9) = 0 x (x-3)(x-3) = 0 so x axis intercepts at x = 0 and x = 3 (twice which means that is a grazing or min or max of g Where does the first one hit the g axis? when x = 0, y = ...
July 24, 2014

PhysicsI
thickness = .005 meter Q =0.84 * Area * (delta T) /thickness = 0.84 * 1 * 15 /.005 Joules/second which is Watts by the way
July 24, 2014

statistics
http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html
July 24, 2014

Geography
A "dormant" volcano is one that has not erupted for a while and is not expected to do so in the near future. It is not "extinct" though and will probably erupt sometime in the future. See: https://www.google.com/search?q=dormant+volcano+definition&ie=utf-8&...
July 24, 2014

Homework dumping
There has been no sign of any effort by the student to do these problems.
July 23, 2014

calculating statistical data
Where is your attempt to solve these problems?
July 23, 2014

Physics
k Q1 Q2 / d^2 d2 = .5 d1 so d2^2 = .25 d1^2 1/.25 = 4 times like charges repel and for heavens sake READ THE BOOK !!!!
July 23, 2014

I have no idea.
Need volume of tank and volume of a carton
July 23, 2014

science
It is NOT MOVING (This is a trick question) total energy = (1/2) k x^2 = (1/2)(15.6)(.04)
July 23, 2014

Maths.literacy
Oh, I see, you asked question above assuming I had seen this one. volume of tank = pi r^2 L = pi (2.25)(3) meters cubed 1 kiloliter = 1 meter cubed However I do NOT know the volume of a carton of milk (perhaps one liter? Perhaps half a liter?)
July 23, 2014

Physics
L = I omega I = m r^2 = 90 * 40^2 omega = v/r = 5 /40 so L = 90 * 40^2 * 5 /40 = 90 * 200 = 18000
July 23, 2014

mathematics
first one fills 1 truck /12 min second fills 1 truck/6 min so together they fill (1/12 + 2/12) trucks per min which is 1/4 of a truck per minute or four minutes per truck. Get it?
July 23, 2014

math
bought x gallons dining room = (x/3) gallons kitchen = 1.5 gallons living rm = 3 gallons leftover = 1.5 gallons so (x/3) + 6 = x 6 = 2 x/3 x = 9 gallons
July 23, 2014

something wrong here I think
You have over defined this problem. Once you say 23.5 meters in 5 seconds you have set the horizontal speed u = 23.5/5 Now if you set the angle at 35 then u = initial speed * cos 35 so solve for the initial speed However now we have a dilemna. Vi = initial speed up = initial ...
July 23, 2014

algebra
Hey, I did one, your turn :)
July 22, 2014

math
3^5 + ***** 3^4 (bx) + ****** 3^3 (bx)^2 + ........ now get binomial coefficients for fifth power from Pascal's triangle or formula 1 5 10 10 5 1 so 3^5 + 5*3^4 b x + 10 * 3^3 b^2 x^2 243 + 405 b x + 270 b^2 x^2 ......
July 22, 2014

calculus
Nor do I
July 22, 2014

calculus typo
y = x^(2/3) at x = 1 which is b y = 1^(2/3) = 1 at x = 0 which is a y = 0^0 = 0 y(1) - y(0) = 1 - 0 = 1 b - a = 1 - 0 = 1 so 1/1 = 1 so according to the mean value theorem somewhere between x = 0 and x = 1 the derivative = 1 dy/dx = (2/3) x^-1/3 = (2/3)/x^(1/3) when is that ...
July 22, 2014

calculus
y = x^(2/3) at x = 1 which is b y = 1^(2/3) = 1 at x = 0 which is a y = 1^0 = 1 y(1) - y(0) = 1 - 0 = 1 b - a = 1 - 0 = 1 so 1/1 = 1 so according to the mean value theorem somewhere between x = 0 and x = 1 the derivative = 1 dy/dx = (2/3) x^-1/3 = (2/3)/x^(1/3) when is that ...
July 22, 2014

Calculus
y = 2 (x+5)^3 + 7 to make this really easy you can say z = x+5 then dz/dx = 1 y = 2 z^3 + 7 dy/dz = 6 z^2 d^2y/dz^2 = 12 z so dy/dx = dy/dz * dz/dx = 6(x^2+10x+25) when is that zero ? (x+5)(x+5) = 0 x = -5 twice what is d/dx (dy/dx)? 6 ( 2 x + 10) when x = -5 2(-5)+10 = 0 so ...
July 22, 2014

physics typo
physics - Damon, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 4:37am Newton #1 - If there is no NET force, momentum is constant. Here speed is steady (I assume in a straight course) and mass is constant so net force is zero. Newton #3 - Action is equal and opposite to reaction. So Propulsion ...
July 22, 2014

physics
Newton #1 - If there is no NET force, momentum is constant. Here speed is steady (I assume in a straight course) and mass is constant so net force is zero. Newton #2 - Action is equal and opposite to reaction. So Propulsion force forward must be equal and opposite to ...
July 22, 2014

Math 221*revised*
You can enter that as 5' 2" in the web site I gave you: http://www.mayoclinic.org/bmi-calculator/itt-20084938
July 22, 2014

Math 221
http://www.mayoclinic.org/bmi-calculator/itt-20084938 You need male or female and birth date.
July 21, 2014

Physics
vertical problem first h = Hi + Vi t - 4.9 t^2 0 = 80 + 300 (sin 30) t - 4.9 t^2 solve quadratic for t. Use positive t, the other root was on the way up underground. then Horizontal problem at constant u = 300 cos 30 d = u * t
July 21, 2014

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