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May 24, 2016

Posts by Damon

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Math
try 1600/75
January 15, 2016

Math
You do not get 85 if you divide 17 miles / 20 minutes You get 0.85 miles/minute mph is wrong here. Hours is not in the problem
January 15, 2016

Careful !!
2. x/5 + 6 = 10 a) 44 b) 30 <----------- c) 20 d) –20 ======================= x/5 = 4 x = 5 * 4 x = 20 I do not have time to look at all of them but for heavens sake try checking by substituting back in using x = 20 x/5 + 6 = 10 20/5 + 6 = 10 ? 4 + 6 = 10 YES - I got ...
January 15, 2016

Quadratic Equation (math)
well, 36 = 6^2 so try x^2 + b x + 36 = (x+6)^2 x^2 + b x + 36 = x^2 + 12 x + 36 so x^2 + 12 x + 36 ------------------- more officially (b/2)^2 = 36 b/2 = 6 b = 12
January 15, 2016

Math
150,000 $/sec * t sec = 3,000,000 t = 3,000 / 150 t = 20 seconds Again, nothing about minutes here, all is in seconds Of course we happen to know that 20 seconds is 1/3 of a minute :)
January 15, 2016

Math
4,500,000 /30 = 150,000 No, there is nothing about minutes in this problem
January 15, 2016

Math help plz!!
Look, I get 676 people. That is not on your list. Either you have a typo or your book does or I am stark raving mad.
January 15, 2016

Typo maybe?
1/3 * 1092 = 364 2/7 * 1092 = 312 364 + 312 = 676
January 15, 2016

Math
Now #10 10. –3p > –48 a) p < 16 b) p > –51 c) p < –16 <------------ d) p > 16 ====================== –3p > –48 divide both sides by -3. When you multiply or divide by a negative, REVERSE the arrow p < 16 WHICH IS A I do not...
January 15, 2016

Math
Oh all right, number 1 YOU SAY B ? 1. –9x – 5 = –95 a) 17 b) 11 <--------------- c) 10 d) –10 ===let me see =========== - 9 x - 5 = - 95 add 5 to both sides - 9 x = - 90 multiply both sides by -1 9 x = 90 divide both sides by 9 x = 10 which is not 11
January 15, 2016

history
As Ms. Sue said, your answer depends on your point of view.
January 15, 2016

history
Not C
January 15, 2016

GOT IT ????
That is important.
January 15, 2016

Algebra
f(x+h) = 4(x+h)^2 + 9 f(x) = 4 x^2 + 9 -----------------subtract delta y =4[x^2 + 2 x h + h^2 -x^2] = 4 (2 x h + h^2) delta x = h so delta y/delta x = 4(2x + h) END OF YOUR PROBLEM Oh my look what we have here as h ---> 0 !! delta y/delta x --> 4 (2x) That is called the ...
January 15, 2016

Algebra
Oh, I do not know what your belief means but I know what x+h and f(x+h) means. They are trying to lead you to calculus
January 15, 2016

Algebra
y(r) = 4 r^2 + 9 = u y(c) = 4 c^2 + 9 = g ----------------------subtract y(r)-y(c) = 4(r^2-c^2) = u-g =delta y delta x = (r-c) delta y/delta x = 4(r^2-c^2)/(r-c) = 4(r+c) I do not understand B
January 15, 2016

Math
5 * (n + 17 ) </= 25 so what is the problem? Just replace words with symbols.
January 15, 2016

MATH NEED HELP ASAP!!!!!
You said B I showed you that B is impossible.
January 15, 2016

MATH NEED HELP ASAP!!!!!
Hey in six years Henry's age will be H + 6 and Justin's age will be J + 6 so B simply is a non-starter
January 15, 2016

MATH NEED HELP ASAP!!!!!
So which one is your choice?
January 15, 2016

Science (physics)
P V = n R T n is proportional to number of gas molecules in the bag, remains constant here R is constant So P V/T is constant If T goes up, then P V goes up so likely the balloon gets bigger (stretches) and / or the pressure goes up
January 15, 2016

AP Physics 1
north = 21 - 26 = - 5 east = 16 distance = sart (5^2+16^2) on x y axis system tan h = -5/16 h = -17.35 so 17.35 degrees below x axis which is a compass bearing clockwise from north of 17.35 + 90 = 107.35 about ESE
January 15, 2016

Math
What is the experimental probability of rolling a 3? A.0.11 B.0.22 C.0.30 D.0.27 ================ 11/50 = 22/100 = .22
January 15, 2016

Math
I counted 3 out of 20 Yes, you have it
January 15, 2016

Math ASAP ASAP!!!!!
yes 80/.2 = 800/2 = 400
January 15, 2016

Geometry
9 inches * (1 foot / 12 inches ) = .75 foot so 5.75 / 2 = h/7 multiply both sides by 14 5.75 * 7 = 2 h h = 7.75 * 7/2 h = 27.125 which is 27 1/8 feet which is 27 feet 1 and 1/2 inches :)
January 15, 2016

Math
What is the y-intercept of y = 2/3x + 2? I have to write it out but how? ------------------------------ The y axis intercept is where x = 0 which in this case is 2 and I think you meant to type y = (2/3) x + 2 because what you typed was y = 2/(3x) + 2 think parentheses when ...
January 15, 2016

PHYSICS
Beats me, but if they go faster than light they can do about anything.
January 15, 2016

MATHS
log ( 2^3 * 20/1.6) log (8 * 20/1.6) log 100 log 10^2 2 log 10 if these are base 10 logs then log10 = 1 so 2*1 = 2
January 15, 2016

PHYSICS
a photon has momentum but not mass. I am not sure "accelerate" has any meaning in this context. Of course the speed of light can change in different materials and its direction can change, but I am not sure I would call that "acceleration" (rate of change ...
January 15, 2016

SCIENCE HELP PLS
P V = n R T n/V is a proportional to density (molecules per unit volume) n/V = P/RT so either the temp went way up or the pressure went down You can pick the decrease in pressure.
January 15, 2016

Algebra
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1452879533#1452879533.1452880085
January 15, 2016

Physics, and I just did it scroll down
see problem below this one.
January 15, 2016

Physics :)
Vi = 13 m/s Hi = 1.0 m h = Hi + Vi t - 4.9 t^2 0 = 1 + 13 t - 4.9 t^2 now it is algebra 4.9 t^2 - 13 t - 1 = 0 t = [ 13 +/- sqrt (169 + 19.6)/9.81 use positive time :) t = 2.73 seconds (good hit, wow ! )
January 15, 2016

united staes history
We did not call them "slaves". They were "crew".
January 15, 2016

Physics
F = 543 - 473 = 79 N down on the student mass of student = 543/g a = F/m = 79 / (543/9.81) = 1.43 m/s^2 down
January 15, 2016

Maths literacy and tourism,life science,geography
Hermit
January 15, 2016

Math
Moreover it is not c :)
January 15, 2016

ECE
well it asks for the "drop", not just the difference so I guess I would say it dropped 5 However the question is poorly worded.
January 15, 2016

Physics
initial ke = (1/2)89.5(5.7)^2 + (1/2)81.5(2.58)^2 final ke = (1/2) 171 (v)^2
January 14, 2016

Physics
LOL, they clung to each other after so after the crash the total mass is 89.5 + 81.5 = 171 kg now east, the fullback I call +x initial momentum = 89.5*5.7 - 81.5*2.58 = 431 kg m/s final momentum = 171*v Newton #1 say those are identical so 171 v = 431 v = 2.52 m/s
January 14, 2016

algebra
q(21) = 6 - 5*21
January 14, 2016

Math
(2j+1) / (j+1)^2 j^2 ??? (2j+1) / (j^2 + 2 j + 1)j^2 (2 j + 1) / (j^4 + 2 j^3 + j^2) (2 j + 1) / (j^2 + 2 j^3 + j^4) try 12 25/( 144 + 3456 + 20736)= 25/24336 = .001027 this is going to get small fast the denominator will be totally dominated by j^4 and what we really will ...
January 14, 2016

i need your help damon
12.5 ft (.5 in/2 ft) = 3.125 in 11.5 ft (.5 in/ 2 ft) = 2.875 in so 2*3.125 + 2*2.875 = 12 in
January 14, 2016

i need your help damon
first of all look at what I did a minute ago for someone else: http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1452820078
January 14, 2016

physics
You did not say if your angle T is measured from across or from upstream. I will do it from across x - along walk y across walk Vc = cat running speed Vx = Vc sin T - .5 = 0 for result we want Vy = Vc cos T so 0 = 1 sin T - .5 sin T = .5 T = 30 degrees Vy = 1 cos 30 = .866 if ...
January 14, 2016

Conceptual Physics
learn to convert like a physicist (not math way) 106 mm * ( 1) does not change anything BUT I claim that 10 millimeters /1 centimeter) is ONE, because it is the same top and bottom so what I do is: 106 mm (1 cm/10 mm) = 10.6 cm mm cancel and left with cm and 106 mm (1 m/1000 ...
January 14, 2016

i really need help but dont know how to do it
I have a million people to help, look up and down :)
January 14, 2016

i really need help but dont know how to do it
3.25 in (1 ft/.25 in) = 13 ft 2.75 (1/.25) = 11 feet area = 13 * 11 = 143
January 14, 2016

Algebra
s^2 = (5x - 3)(5x - 3) = (5x-3)^2 so s = 5x-3 when in danger or in doubt: http://www.mathportal.org/calculators/polynomials-solvers/polynomial-roots-calculator.php
January 14, 2016

math
2 L + 2 w = 38 so L + w = 19 and L = 19-w w L = 90 w (19-w) = 90 w^2 -19 w + 90 = 0 (w-9)(w-10) = 0 9 by 10
January 14, 2016

geometry
41 1/3 / 2 1/3 = 124 / 7 = 17.7 yards^2 / gal 17.7 * 9 = 159 ft^2/gal 275 - 159 = 116 difference
January 14, 2016

Physics
sin w t + sin x t = 2 sin.5(w+x)t cos.5(w-x)t beat frequency is omega = 2 pi f = .5(w-x) assume gum decreases x thereby increasing w-x so w is our 200 Hz fork w = 200*2 pi = 400 pi radians/s w - x = 5*2 pi = 10 pi so x = 390 pi = 195 Hz I suppose that is more than you wanted ...
January 14, 2016

Physics
Also, from 1.95 s to 2.05 s this is set up so you can compare your calculated speed with the real speed at 2 seconds from calculus. By coincidence we already did that last part, v(2) = 9.18 m/s and your average from 1.95 to 2.05 should be very close to that, like really, ...
January 14, 2016

Physics
well, just for fun, let's see hat the form of the limit is v = dx/dt = b + 3 c t^2 = 1.5 + 1.92 t^2 ========================= now from 1 to 3 x(3)= 1.5*3 +.64*27=4.5+17.28 = 21.78 x(1) = 1.5+.64 = 2.14 so x(3)-x(1) = 19.64 delta t = 3 - 1 = 2 seconds so v during interval...
January 14, 2016

History
I agree with you. Once every living soul did not have to hunt or gather, someone could stay behind and make shoes.
January 14, 2016

Science
I think it is B, but what do I know :)
January 14, 2016

math
64497 = .31 S S = 64497 /.31
January 14, 2016

chemistry
P V = n R T in this problem n, R and T are constant so P2 V2 = P1 V1 or in other words V2 = V1 (P1/P2) now do it
January 14, 2016

Give us the whole problem
Are you talking about a sequence? If so is it arithmetic? is it geometric? or what
January 14, 2016

math
first one y = -2x + 4 which is B m = -2 b = 4 second one y = 5 x + 8 which is A
January 14, 2016

x and y reversed
sorry, you have x and y reversed in the second one.
January 14, 2016

math
slope of -2. !!!!!!!!!! THAT means m = -2 in y = m x + b y = -2 x + b moreover you are told that when x = 0, y = +4 The second one is correct
January 14, 2016

geometry h
draw it y 4 --> 2 --> 0 because 4 to 2 is 2 which is 2 to 0 x 1 -->-3 --> -7 because 1 to -3 is -4 which is -3 to -7 (0, -7)
January 14, 2016

Math
1 2/4 + 1 3/4 = 2 5/4 = 3 1/4 5 - 3 1/4 = 4 4/4 - 3 1/4 = 1 3/4
January 14, 2016

math
y = (1/2) x + b 5 = (1/2) 0 + b b = 5 so y = (1/2) x + 5 which I guess you mean for A) but what you typed was y = 2/(2x) + 5
January 14, 2016

Physics
How long does it take to fall 0.52 meters? .52 = (1/2) g t^2 1.04 = 9.81 t^2 t = 0.326 seconds
January 14, 2016

Science
Sounds like here might be some steam with the Hydrogen Ions reacting with O2 :) However the scenario does not sound very likely.
January 14, 2016

C s s oberkom
frequency of 6 revolutions/second is a period of 1/6 seconds
January 14, 2016

Do you mean?
2 Na + 2 H2O --> 2 NaOH + H2 If so, what do you want to know?
January 14, 2016

better grid to avoid error
xx 1 2 3 4 5 6 -------------------- 1| 2 3 4 5 6 7 2| 3 4 5 6 7 8 3| 4 5 6 7 8 9 4| 5 6 7 8 9 10 5| 6 7 8 9 10 11 6| 7 8 9 10 11 12
January 14, 2016

whoops 1/9 is right
2. b is 4/36 = 1/9 you were right (I added in the top label five)
January 14, 2016

Math
1. a (1/2)^10 = 9.77*10^-4 = .000977 indeed 1/1024 b yes c yes 1 - 1/1024 = 1023/1024 2. lay the grid out x 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 a. yes, no up there :) b. 5/36 c. yes, lower right :)
January 14, 2016

calculus 1
first let's look at the derivative (slope at a point) y = 1/(1-x) dy/dx = slope = [-1(-1)]/(1-x)^2 bottom always + so the slope is always positive now secant from (2,-1) to ( x , 1/(1-x) ) secant slope P to Q = (1/(1-x) +1) / (x-2) (1 + 1 - x )/ [(1-x)(x-2)] = (x-2) / (x^2...
January 14, 2016

general physics
net push = 18 - 7 = 11 N so 11 = m a = 25 a so a = 11/25 m/s^2 v = a t so t = 2.3 * 25/11 = 5.23 s and average v = (0+2.3)/2 = 1.15 m/s so d = 1.15 * 5.23 = 6.01 meters power = force * distance/ime = 18 *6.01/5.23 = 20.7 Joules average power
January 14, 2016

physics
mass per unit length = rho = (m/L) this is exactly like a rope hanging from a hook. The tension is zero at the bottom and m g at the top just below the hook. Here g is replaced with a where a = F/m so the tension is T = rho (L-y) a or T = (m/L) (L-y) (F/m) T = (1-Y/L)F
January 14, 2016

MATH HELP FAST AND I MEAN NOW I NEED THE ANSWER!!!
Yes, needed fast !
January 14, 2016

history
Oh come on, look at map or globe. B
January 14, 2016

Science
I can not do this in five minutes. Try: http://www.sciencemadesimple.co.uk/activity-blogs/lightning
January 14, 2016

math
12 cables length of one = L L^2 = 144 + 25 = 169 L = 13 (just in case you do not know about 5, 12, 13 triangle) 12 * 13
January 14, 2016

Physical science and math
2*3 = 6 a^2*a^3 = a^5 anything^0 = 1
January 14, 2016

Physical science and math
do you mean? 2x^2 y 4x^4 y^3 / (6x^6 y^6) ??? (8/6) x^(2 +4-6) y^(3-6) (4/3)/y^3 or 4/(3y^3)
January 14, 2016

math
5/5 ------ = 1/4 20/5 5*5 ---- = 1/4 20*5
January 14, 2016

Math
(5/8) 6
January 14, 2016

I mean 60
60 km/hour
January 14, 2016

math
v t = 240 so t = (240/v) (v-12) (t+1) = 240 ==================== v t - 12 t + v - 12 = 240 or v + vt -12 t = 252 substitute v +240 - 12(240/v) = 252 v^2 - 12 v - 2880 = 0 (v-60)(v+48) = 0 v = -48 simply will not do so v = 48 km/hour
January 14, 2016

Physics
Force = rate of change of momentum = mass * acceleration if the mass is constant. Here you can ignore any change of mass due to fuel exhaust and simply use F = m a
January 14, 2016

Math
oh 2 and 2 and 3 any more?
January 14, 2016

Math
12= 2*6 = 2*2*3 so 1, 2 , 3 , 12 12 and 1 2 and 6 3 and 4
January 14, 2016

Math
LOL, the simpler the more advanced :)
January 14, 2016

Math
1. I can not imagine how. 2. no, the lowest is itself and one 3. How many ways can you divide up 12 cookies?
January 14, 2016

math
n is number of tickets 11 n > 250
January 14, 2016

Science HELP
I agree with your answer.
January 14, 2016

Science HELP
Suspect so, like humans and dogs and cats.
January 14, 2016

Math
sl^2= [(1/2) base]^2 + h^2 so sqrt (36+64) d = sqrt [36 + 25 + 81]
January 14, 2016

No idea
for distance(scalar) you need a ruler but for displacement(vector) you need a compass and a ruler Force is a vector so we not only need the magnitude but also the direction to do this.
January 14, 2016

math,
26 + 20 - 17 = 29 35 - 29 = 6 play neither
January 14, 2016

Math
2 w + 2 L = 154 L = 55 so 2 w + 110 = 154 2 w = 44 w = 22
January 14, 2016

science
If in SERIES the SAME CURRENT passes through all three and the voltages add up to the battery voltage. 10 i + 8 i + 5 i = V or 23 i = V i = V/23
January 14, 2016

Civics
Read Bill of RIGHTS
January 14, 2016

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