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July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

Total # Posts: 1,619

**English**

searching for evidence in the novel Being There by Kosinski that the author dislikes humans and Americans

**Physics**

oh but yeah u first use the equation v=v(0)+at and then use y=v(0)t+1/2at^2. Set v(0) to zero each time and a to either -9.8 m/s if it is going upward or 9.8 m/s if it is going downward

**grammar**

I have homework in grammar and the title is Giving Instruction in Reponse to Expository Writing Prompts so I have choose an electroni apppliance with which I am familiar with and write directions for a friend that explain an important procedure in the use of the appliance and ...

**algebra 3**

how do i solve square root of 72x to the 3rd power?????

**Math**

I need help with the following problem: Directions: Express each answer in simplest form in terms of the given variable. Problem: An angle has measure Xº. Find the average of the measures of a complement and a supplement of the angle.

**Finacial**

Develop a set of pro forma financials (income statement and balance sheet only) for the next fiscal year-end using the percent-of-sales method. Assume that the company's sales have increased by 15%.for Exxon corp. balance sheet and income statement can be found on the web....

**math**

how can you simplify this?? log10(10^.5) log10 as in log base 10 By definition: Log_10[10^(x)] = x ok, but it is 10 to the 1/2 power, not x how would you simplify it then? That's then the special case of x = 1/2: If for all x: Log_10[10^x] = x, then for x = 1/2 this implie...

**eth 125**

There are those who profess to be bible thumping right wing Christians who are the most intolerant and prejudicial people anywhere. usually, knowledge, education, and understanding can promote acceptance and tolerance. People need to develope a live and let live attitude. Sadl...

**Accounting**

What is an example of present value concept? If you win the lottery, and they tell you will get 20,000 a year for 30 years. What is that worth in present dollars? $36000.00

**Algebra**

How do you arrive at the answer for: what is the value of t in the following problem? 9 = t + 7s subtract 7s from both sides.

**Accounting**

How might borrowing $1 million long-term and investing the proceeds in inventory affect cash and net working capital? Borrowing $1 million and investing the proceeds will increase the cash and net working capital by $1 million less the interest charges.

**Accounting**

How would paying out a $2 million cash dividend affect cash and net working capital? It seems to me that paying out a $2 million cash dividend will diminish the cash and net working capital by $2 million plus the costs of paying this dividend.

**COM 125**

can you please help me paraphrase this paragraph. The eradication of al-Qaeda is as much an intelligence and law enforcement challenge as it is a purely military campaign. While special operations, commando raids, and air strikes are important weapons against bin Laden's w...

**humanities**

To accept the old into the modern

**math**

The amount of money in an account with continuously compounded interest is given by the formula A=Pe^rt , where P is the principal, r is the annual interest rate, and t is the time in years. Calculate to the nearest hundredth of a year how long it takes for an amount of money ...

**science**

Put a pencil straight down into a glass of water. Notice whether the pencil looks bent. Now tilt the pencil and note how its apparent bending changes. How does this illustrate why light from objects near the horizon is refracted more strongly? Is the atmosphere thicker looking...

**work force**

a force of 10 pounds is required to stretch a spring of 4 inches beyond it's natural length. assuming hooke's law applies, how much work is done in stretching the spring from its natural length to 6 inches beyond its natural length. what i did so far: F(x)=kx 10=k4 k=5...

**calculus**

how do you calculate the instantaneous rate of change. is that the derivative. also: if f is the antiderivate of (x^2)/(1+x^5 such that f(1)=o then f(4)=? How would i find the integral of that? i don't even know what the first step is to get the answer. also, on this quest...

**calculus**

is average rate of change and average value the same or will you get a different answer for each this is calculus so it's the mean average. it's using the formula and integrating. I dont understand your question, but I can assure you that average rate of change and ave...

**sum geometric series**

what is the sum of geometric infinite series 3/2+ 9/16+ 27/128+ 81/1024=.... i know the formula is S=a/(1-r) my teacher, he usually transforms into a formula of the sum series and finds out a and r.but i don't how to do that. the pattern i saw is 3/2 + 3^2/2^4 + 3^3/2^7+ 3...

**calculus pleas pleas help, derivates**

what is the derivative of x/tan(x) and find f'(pi/4) f'(x)=(tanx-x*sec(x)^2)/(tanx)^2 That's the quotient rule for derivatives or as my teacher says: Low,low, low D'High, minus High d'low all over low square that's the quotient rule. It's a song whi...

**calculus please help**

what is the integral of x/(1+x^2)^2 dx This is a question of a past AP exam of calculus BC i know i have to use the substitution method where u=(1+x^2), du=2xdx. I have to find the integral but i'm just focused on the coefficient because i get a different answer for that p...

**chem**

confused about this one. 2 samples of water of equal volume are put into dishes and kept at room temp for several days. the water in the first dish is completely vaporized after 2.8 days while the water in the second dish takes 8.3 days to completely evaporate. What can you co...

**cavtities**

i have to get my cavity removed and i was wondering if you can tell what they do. Will the dentist give you me injection? Will it hurt? How long does it take? What do they do to fix the cavity. Also can you give me couple of websites where a practice exam will be provided for ...

**chem help**

a scuba diver breathing normal air descends 100m of depth, where the total pressure is 11 atm. What is the partial pressure of oxygen that the diver experiences at this depth? Can someone help out on this question? Make a ratio: 11atm/1atm= P/partial pressureO2 at surface Solv...

**chem**

when a gas is collected over water, is the gas pure? No. It has water vapor in it.

**calculus totally confused**

find a first degree polynomial function p(1) whose value and slope agree with the value and slope of f at x=c. i think you use taylor series for this f(x)=4/sqrt(x), c=1 i'm totally confused on how to do it. i know you find the derivative but how do i get the function. thi...

**Chemistry**

Sodium cyanide, empirical formula NaCN, is a solid which melts at 564 degrees C to give a liquid that conducts electricity. it also dissolves in water to give a conducting solution. Use these properties to deduce the type of bonding that holds this compound together. It must b...

**music search help!**

I was wondering if someone could help me find who were the popular women singers in the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. You know the style of music that was playing in the movie Saving private ryan when the soldiers were waiting for the germans to come. You know that scene? Wh...

**math**

how do you check an answer if 4(j-7)=12 4j-28=12 -16=4j j=4 is this rite?how do you check if rite? It is wrong. When you add 28 to both sides, one gets 4j= 40 j= 10 in baseball, the pither's mound is 6 in. more than 20 yd from home plate . how many feet is this

**chem**

Consider the following reaction: 2 CH3OH + 3O2 to form 2 CO2 + 4 H20 Each of the following molecular diagrams represents an initial mixture of the reactants. How many CO2 molecules would be formed by complete reaction in each case? How do I use the molecular diagrams to help m...

**history**

what is socratic method? i heared a lot of different stuff!! IDEAS PLZ Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This is "thinking critically" and that can be done by using guided questions. Here is a good definition: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socratic_m...

**math--pre alg**

not sure i did right 3(f+2)+9=13+5f 3f+6+9 = 13+5f +9 3F+15 = 12+5F GOT MIXED UP SOMWERE HELP 3f +6 +9 = 13 + 5f 3f + 15 = 13 + 5f 2f = 2 f = 1 drwls is correct You are doing OK up to this point: 3f + 6 + 9 = 13 + 5f Now combine any like terms. (We can combine 6 + 9 to equal 1...

**computer help commands**

i'm in intro to technology class and i have to find the definition of the command "hostname" you use on the computer and i already found it so no problem but i also have to find examples and i looked on the internet such sites as computerhope and others. but i ca...

**Physics HELP!!!!!!!!**

With: 2mg=mv3^2/r-mv1^2/r V3 being the speed at the top and V1 being the speed given at the bottom You get: V3^2=2gr+V1^2 sqrt(2*9.8*3.1+16^2) sqrt(316.76)=17.8

**Math HELP!!!**

x2 + x + -3.75 = 0 Please... I'm horrible at algebra. x=7.5 and x=-8.5 THANK YOU SO MUCH

**Business**

In planning a new item, a manufactuer assumes that the number of items produced x and the cost of dollars C of producing these items are related by a linear equation, Projections are that 100 items will cost $22,000 to produce. Find the eqaution that relates C and x This is si...

**Math**

Driving down a mounain Jim finds that he has descended 1800FT in elevation by the time he is 3.25 mi horizontally away from the top of the mountain find the slope of his decent to the nearest hundreth. I am sorry that you did not get a response to your post earlier. You need t...

**science**

What steps do you think can be taken to reduce the harmful effects of human activities on biogeochemical cycles? Which businesses would these changes impact the most? To assess the harmful effects of human activities, you first need to know about the biogeochemical cycles. Thi...

**chemistry**

I submitted this question earlier... can anyone help me pls. This question is about the polymer made by polymerizing this compound: _ CH2=CH-CH-OH _ | _ CH3 Please identify the monomer unit - there should be 3... also, what type of polymerization is involved in forming this po...

**chemistry**

This question is about the polymer made by polymerizing this compound: CH2=CH-CH-OH | CH Please identify the monomer unit - there should be 3... also, what type of polymerization is involved in forming this polymer? sorry - the compound is.... CH2=CH-CH-OH ________| _______CH3

**help me improve my sentence**

It is interesting to see how these three Internet sources all cover the same story, but with different methods and techniques to persuade the reader to believe the media’s perspective of things. how can i say this in a different way. It is interesting to see how each of t...

**my second paragraph bias essay**

this is my second paragraph essay for media bias essay M.S.N.B.C news articles are known for being conservative. Some of those who write for this TV station seem to have a conservative slant. For some events, they will only mention one side of the argument and slightly mention...

**introduction to essay**

This is my introduction for my media bias essay. The sources i used is from the internet of B.B.C, F.O.X, M.S.N.B.C news. Do i just refer them as "tv news articles" or "internet news" the reason i have dots in between is because the site says that i can'...

**please read my introduction for media bias.**

This is my introduction to my essay for media bias in television news. The primary source of political information in America is the media. [Media bias is a way to represent different people in a certain way based on their own views.] A certain degree of political bias exists ...

**statistics definition**

i have to find definitions and describe 208 words in my statistics class and for one of them it says: describe the deviation from a pattern of a graph. i don't actually get what it's asking me. i don't think it's pattern becuase i already have the definition fo...

**articles govenment**

This is from CNN Bush did get support from some Republicans. "The president consulted with the best military minds ... and came up with a new strategy, and I think it deserves a chance," said Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. "This is our last chance. The consequences ...

**yes or no question**

hi i have to do a project where i have to find media bias between two articles for government. and i was wondering if it is okay if i could just post little pieces of those two articles and ask for help. when i read the two articles, it doesn't seem like it's bias but ...

**stats please help test tom**

When a computerized generator is used to generate random digits, the proability that any particular digit in the set {0,1,2, . . .,9} is generated on any individual trial is 1/10-0.1. suppose that we are generating digits one at a time and are interested in tracking occurrence...

**gov't campaigns**

in debates what are some things that help/hurt either president candidate? i think by not answering questions and when president candidates look like they don't know what they are talking about. in the overall presidential campaigh, what are some things that can help or hu...

**stats help please**

Suppose that one of every 100 people ina certain community is infected with HIV. You want to identify an HIV-positive person ina study of an experimental new drug. How many individuals would you expect to have to interview in order to find the first person who is HIV-positive?...

**stats help please**

Suppose that one of every 100 people ina certain community is infected with HIV. You want to identify an HIV-positive person ina study of an experimental new drug. How many individuals would you expect to have to interview in order to find the first person who is HIV-positive?...

**stats again please help**

When a computerized generator is used to generate random digits, the proability that any particular digit in the set {0,1,2, . . .,9} is generated on any individual trial is 1/10-0.1. suppose that we are generating digits one at a time and are interested in tracking occurrence...

**stats help plz ASAP**

Suppose that one of every 100 people ina certain community is infected with HIV. You want to identify an HIV-positive person ina study of an experimental new drug. How many individuals would you expect to have to interview in order to find the first person who is HIV-positive?...

**pressure**

is light pressure more easy to localize than deep pressure or is the other way around What do you mean light pressure and deep pressure?

**senses, stimulus**

what is the stimulus of taste? do i just say when something touches your tongue. i don't know how to explain it. for smell, i put odors and chemicals. is that right? for vision, i put light, color, movement? i need help on taste, itching, pain, pressure, temperature stimul...

**politcs essay**

i'm doing a project where i have pick three newsstations from the internet such as abc, nbc, cbs then i have to pick a story from the politics section and i picked an article on saddam hussein killing. after reading the similar stories on all three news stations, i have to...

**British & American Government Question**

In comparing the British and American systems of government,which statement is true: A. Britain's government was created by a single document that is very similar to the U.S. Constitution. B. The House of Lords is the most powerful branch of Britain's government. C. Th...

**interest groups again**

what is a campaign contribution? why do interest groups choose this as a technique to their advantage. this is what i have: Campaign contributions is getting financial help from resources or buying support from candidates. getting support helps the groups to also get publicity...

**interest groups**

what is litigation? why do interest groups choose this as a technique to get what they want? Litigation is to take in issue to court for a trial. There are a couple of reasons for interests groups to do this. First they get a legal opinion on a particular topic, and second the...

**mass and human body**

By mass, most of human body is composed of what? nitrogen carbon water hydrogen I think the answer is water. Am I correct? http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/may2000/958588306.An.r.html so am I correct in saying that it is water? I don't need percentages. Well if it'...

**gov't help please**

why is getting access to a ballot an obstacle to cross for minority parties in order to win elections. i looked on the internet and read that they have to be nominated and stuff but how is it more harder for minority parties than it is on majority parties bases on ballot acces...

**us gov't politics**

i'm doing a free response fro U.S government and politics and I am reading a graph where i have to describe a trend. one of the trend i noticed was that there was a decrease of ten percent of democrats in 1962-1964 of partisan identifications in US. I have to explain why s...

**solving for x**

y=e^x how do i solve for x. i use the LN process right. i forgot how to do that ln(e ^ x) = x Leo, you have merely stated an identity. David was solving y = e^x for x, which would be x = ln y Thanks reiny.

**please help calculus**

find the volume of the solid formed by revolving the region bounded by y=e^x, y=0, x=o and x=1 about the y axis by using the shell method, i got v=2*pi int(o to 1) (x)(e^x) dx and my teacher said the answer is e/2 but i keep getting a different answer Are you sure it is to be ...

**calculus help plz**

a force of 1250 pounds compresses a spring 5 inches from its natural length. find the work done in compressing the spring 8 additional inches. f=kd 1250=k5 k=250 then what do i do. the answer choices are: a.3250 b.21,125 c.18000 d.2000 e. none of these Work = (1/2)* F * deflec...

**calculus help work**

a force of 1250 pounds compresses a spring 5 inches from its natural length. find the work done in compressing the spring 8 additional inches. f=kd 1250=k5 k=250 then what do i do. i have to do this the calculus way, not the physics way. by using integrals the answer choices a...

**calculus help lttle question**

find the area of the regin bounded by the graphs of y=-x^2=2x=3 and y=3. i don't need help solving the problem and but i am a little confused. ok the graph is a parabola and i drew a parobla with y= 3. now when find the area, am I finding the area on the top, above y=3 or ...

**calculus showed work**

find the area of the rgion bounded by the graphs of y=x^3-2x and g(x)=-x i drew the graph and half of the graph is above the xaxis and the other half is below the axis. so the integrals i came up with are two because i broke them up and i combined the answers at the end: integ...

**human physiology help please**

hi human physiology: what is a cerebral lobe not visible in an ordinary external inspection what is a vein in the dura mater roughly parallel to the longitudinal fissure what is the portion of the thalamus that passes through the third ventricle. I think is is the hypothalamus...

**science**

(a) 24.02 g C ---------------------- = .20881 x 100%= 115.0322 g BeC2O4-3H2O Ans: 20.881% (b) (i) (ii) PV=nRt -> V=nRT --- P

**FRENCH**

does anyone know any good french translating sites where i can tarnslate long sentences with out getting giberish?i lost my dictionary:(so i need to translate liek a page for tommorow

**please help me calc. have test tom**

d/dx integral from o to x of function cos(2*pi*x) du is first i do the integral and i find the derivative right. by the fundamental theorem of calculus, if there is an integral from o to x, don't i just plug the x in the function. the integral of the problem is cos*2*pi*) ...

**confused calc**

dy/dx=2y^2 and if y=-1 when x=1, then when x=2, y=? (you already posted this, but i still don't get it) dy/dx = 2y^2 Integrating...y=2/3 y^3 + C put 1,-1 into the equation, and solve for C c=-1/3 so the equation is y=(2y^3)/3-1/3 then i have to find what y equals when x=2....

**calc**

d/dx integral from o to x of function cos(2*pi*x) du is first i do the integral and i find the derivative right. by the fundamental theorem of calculus, if there is an integral from o to x, don't i just plug the x in the function. the integral of the problem is cos*2*pi*) ...

**limits**

what is the derivative of e^(3*ln(x^2)) i keep getting 6/x * e^(3*ln(x^2)) but that's not one of the multiple choice so am i doing something wront. also, what is the limit of (1-cosx)/(2*(sinx)^2) as x approaches zero. is the answer zero or nonexistent The derivative of e^...

**increasing decreasing calc**

f(x)=x^3=12x-24 f'(x)=3x^2+12=0 3x^2=-12 x^2=-4 what is x. would it be x=-2 and 2 because i have to find the interval where the function is increasing or decreasing. i already know how to find the answer but i just got confused on finding the zeros first <<f(x)=x^3=1...

**derivative am i right or wrong**

what is the antiderivative of 1/(x^2-2x+2)? does antiderivative mean find the derivative of the function or integrate it. is the answer ln(x^2-2x+2) or is-2(x^2-2x+2)^-2. These are part of the multiple choices. antiderivative is the integral. so would the answer be ln(x^2-2x+2...

**calc**

the volume of a cylindrical tin can with a top and a bottom is to be 16*pi cubic inces. if a minimum amont of tin is to be used to construct the can, what must be the height, in inches, of the can? volume of cyliner is pi*r^2*h do i like take derivitive of something since it t...

**calculus help again**

if f'(x)=cos x and g'(x)=1 for all x, and if f(0)=g(0)=0, then the limit x--->0 fo function f(x)/g(x)= okay, so f(x)=sinx g(x)=x and the f(0)=g(0)=0 is also satisfied and equals o. so the limit x-->o of sinx/x= is the answer nonexistent according to the condition...

**calc help showed work**

If the function f has a continuous derivative on [0,c], the the integral(o to c) of f'(x)dx= a)f(c)-f(0) b)absolute value (f(c)- f(0)) c) f(c) d)f'(x)=c e)f"(c)-f"(0) My work: so the the answer to the integral is f(x) and when find the answer from o t0 c, it ...

**trustee government**

hi where can i find more information about trustees that play a role in the congress. i already know the basic definition but i need to know what they do when it comes to the congress. do they hold property in the government or something Please post the basic definition that y...

**Statistics**

Please help me figure them out. 1. In the 105th Congress, the Senate consist of 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats. If a committee is formed by randomly selecting four different senators, what is the probability that they're all Republicans? 2. It's common for public opio...

**finding c: calc**

let f(x)=square root x. if the rate of change of at x=c is twice its rate of change at x=1, then c=? what???? i don't get get it. to begin with, i took the derivative if that helps which is 1/(2*sqrtx) . f'(x) = 1/(2*sqrtx) is correct f'(x=1) = 1/2 The problem is t...

**calc volumes**

the basse of a solid S is the region enclosed by the graph of y=square root (ln x), the line x=e, and the x-axis. if the cross sections of S perpendicular to the x-axis are squares, then the volume of S is. how do i find the side of the squares. because i got square root(lnx) ...

**Statistics**

Find probability of getting outcome of heads and a five when a coin is tossed and a single die is rolled. = .50 for coin toss .17 for die Poll confidence level. Common for public opinion polls to have confidence level of 95%.If 5 different organizations conduct polls, what'...

**solving for x math**

2e^(4x^2)=3 how do i solve for x. do i use the ln methode because i don't know how to do that. by calculator, i got x=.168 but i don't know how to show my work. please help me solve for x. Take natural logs of both sides. ln 2 + 4 x^2 = ln 3 4 x^2 = ln (3/2) = 0.40547 ...

**Business Cal.**

Suppose the marginal revenue (in dollars) from the sale of x jet planes is R'(x)=2x(x^2+50)^2 A. Find the total revenue function if the revenue from 3 planes is $206,379. B. How many planes must be sold for revenue of at least $450,000?

**Probability**

If you pick a card at random from a well shuffled deck, what is the probability that you get a face card or a spade? a) 3/26 is that correct In one town, 336% of all voters are Democrats. If two voters are randomly selected for a survey find the probability that they are both ...

**website help origin of congress**

i need a website on the history and origin of congress and how it developed. i looked online, but i need help on finding a specific website on that. please can you help me. also do you know where i can find information of the political profile on the house and in the senate. T...

**help riemann sums**

the expression 1/50 (1/50 +2/50+ 3/50+ .....50/50)is a Reimann sum approximation for (everything in the parantheses is square root except the 1/50 outside the paratheses) the answer has to me the integral form so from looking at the formula in my book i got: 1/50 * integral(fr...

**music**

I have to write a detailed description of HARMONY,DISSONANCE + COUNTER MELODY. please help i don't know what to write Here are two dictionaries of musical terms: http://www.essentialsofmusic.com/glossary/c.html http://library.thinkquest.org/2791/MDOPNSCR.htm

**Maths**

I have to write a detailed description of HARMONY,DISSONANCE + COUNTER MELODY. please help i don't know what to write Try the following links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmony http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counter-melodies http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&as_...

**Math**

how do i minimize this function. 21L + (2600/L) Set the derivative equal to zero and solve for L. 21 - 2600/L^2 = 0 2600 = 21 L^2 There will be positive and negative solutions for L. You can use the second derivative test or direct calculation to see which gives a minimum.

** Why dogs are better than Cats!**

Because dogs tilt there heads trying to understand what ur saying. But cats they just ignor u.

**language**

much ado bout nothing(de book) de question is why do brutus and cassius claim they have done ceaser a favour. i have ot rite a letter to brutus and cassius giving ur opinion on their claim i didnt excatly read de book so please help and explain=) Brutus and Cassius are charact...

**Chemistry, Please HELP!**

What are the names of the seven isomers of C4H10O? A = t-butyl alcohol (2-methyl-2-propanol) B = sec-butyl alcohol (2-butanol) C = butyl alcohol (1-butanol) D = isobutyl alcohol (2-methyl-1-propanol) Other constitutional isomers are ethers: diethyl ether methyl propyl ether me...

**ALGEBRA 1!!!(2)**

yes

**History**

Hi, I have a project which requires us to "contrast the key traditional roles played by drums in English and Nishnabe cultures. Why might they have developed so differently" and I can't find any info. on the net. Does anyone know where I could find some? I didn&#...

**home work**

Can anyone provide examples of when we would write to inform, request or persuade, or build goodwill in the business world? You write to "x" when you want to "x" someone. For example, you write to "persuade" when you want to "persuade" s...

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