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December 7, 2016

# Posts by Fredr

Total # Posts: 108

math
u = 2d or u - 2d = 0 u + d = 5 so the matrix would be 1 -2 0 1 1 5 add -1 times the 1st row to the 2nd row. Then you get 1 -2 0 0 3 5 multiply the 2nd row by 1/3: 1 -2 0 0 1 5/3 The 2nd row tells us that d = 5/3, so u = 10/3
March 16, 2010

Math
A+B = 60 (1) A/3 = B/2 A = 3B/2 (2) combine (1) and (2) 3B/2+B = 60 3B/2+2B/2 = 60 5B/2 = 60 B = 24 A = 36
March 15, 2010

math
x = original # of pieces w = gave to wife = 10x/100 m = gave to meg = 3 (x-w-m)/4 = j = gave to joe 18 = x - w - m - j combine and solve for x
March 11, 2010

TRIG MATH
sin = opposite / hypotenuse so, hypotenuse = 8 opposite leg = 7 adjacent leg = sqrt(8^2 - 7^2) = sqrt(15) 1/cot = tan tan = opposite / adjacent = 7/sqrt(15) in the 4th quadrant the tangent is negative, so add a minus sign: 1/cot(theta) = -7/sqrt(15)
March 11, 2010

cos(A) -1 = 0 or cos(A) = 1 arccos(1) = A = 0
March 11, 2010

Precalculus
distance = velocity x time or time = distance / velocity total time=d1/v1+d2/v2=2.5 hrs (1) where d1 = car distance = 30 (2) v1 = car speed d2 = train distance = 120 - d1 (3) v2 = train velocity = v1+20 (4) combine (1), (2), (3), and (4) and solve for v1
March 11, 2010

geometry
It doesn't seem like there is enough information to determine the answer
March 11, 2010

physics
a)centripetal acceleration is v^2/r. In this case, v is 30 mi/hr and r = 200 ft. The inertial force would be: F = ma = mv^2/r (1) This would be the friction force required to keep the car on its path. b) The static friction is: F = uN (2) where u is the static friction ...
March 11, 2010

calculus/physics
Assuming an ideal spring (linear) and using Hooke's law, the force generated by the spring is: F = -kx (1) where x is the distance the spring is stretched from the rest position. So, substituting the info into (1) you get: -10 = -k(2) or k = 5 lb/in work is the 1st ...
March 11, 2010

math
if you bisect one of the angles, you have a right triangle with a hypotenuse of 1 cm and a short leg of 0.5 cm. Using the Pythagorean theorem, the height would be: height = square root (1^2 - 0.5^2)
March 11, 2010

Math
Oops. Thanks for the correction.
March 11, 2010

Math
let the 3 dimensions be a, b, and c where a and b are the bottom edges and c is the height. v is the volume s is the surface area a = 7b v = abc = 7b^2c or rearranging, c = v/7b^2 s = ab + 2ac + 2bc = 7b^2 + 14bc + 2bc = 7b^2 + 16bc = 7b^2 + 16bv/7b^2 = 7b^2 + (v16/7)/b set ...
March 11, 2010

Math
From 1920 to 1980 is 60 years. The record was shortened by 1.2 seconds. The slope of the line is the rise over the run, or: -1.2/60 for t=0, R(t) = 46.6 so the y intercept is 46.6. The format of a line is y = mx + b where m is the slope and b is the y intercept. So, a) so the ...
March 11, 2010

Math
rearranging the given line, y = (9/5)x - 4/5 (1) which has the form y = mx + b (2) where m is the slope and b is the y intercept. The new line would have the same slope to be parallel, so it would have the form: y = (9/5)x + b (3) to solve for b, input the given coordinates, ...
March 11, 2010

It doesn't look right to me sec Q - 1/sec Q = 1/cos - cos = 1/cos - cos^2/cos = (1-cos^2)/cos = sin^2/cos
March 11, 2010

Geometry
using the Pythagorean theorem, opposite side = sqrt(13^2-12^2) sin x = opposite side / 13 tan x = opposite side / 12
March 11, 2010

Physics
Newton's law of gravitation: F = G m1 m2 /r^2 let m2 = mass of ice cube and s = G m1/r^2 so, F = s m2 rearranging, s = m2/F let V = orbital speed centripetal acceleration = V^2/r For an object to remain in orbit s must equal the centripetal acceleration so, s = V^2/r
March 10, 2010

statistics
12.60 - 23.00 = A A / -1.30 = standard deviation
March 10, 2010

math
if you are traveling along the leg of the star, the deflection angle is the angle you have to turn to get to the next leg. d = deflection angle at a point = 180 - 12 = 168 since there are points, the total point deflection angle at the points is 1680. x = dent angle = 180+y y...
March 10, 2010

calculus
It could be interpreted as the azimuth, which in surveying applications is typically measured in a clockwise direction from north.
March 10, 2010

calculus
180+arctan(12/-5) = 112.6
March 10, 2010

rotations
a = angular acceleration I = rotational inertia w = angular velocity v = linear velocity Torque = RxFT = Ia so, a = RxFT/I = (R/I)(4t-0.10t^2) w = integral(a) with respect to t v= wR
March 10, 2010

Algebra 2
It looks right to me. The easiest way to check is to plug the number back into the formula: e^.6931 = 2 2*2-3 = 4-3 = 1
March 10, 2010

algebra
Permutations of 9 objects taken 5 at a time = 9!/(9-5)! where 4! = 4x3x2x1 and 9! = 9x8x7x6x5x4x3x2x1
March 10, 2010

ALGEBRA
yes, it could be. You just need to change the sign, so you would have 8-y over y-4 PLUS 7y-9 over y-4
March 10, 2010

college
dist from station to trains = D ta = time in hours from when A passes station to when trains A & B meet. D = 80ta D = 88(ta-15/60) solve for ta Time at catch-up = 1:20 AM + ta
March 10, 2010

psychology
NO. 500 = A - A x 0.28 = A (1-.28) = .72A so, A = 500/0.72 = 694
March 10, 2010

trig 30
csc=1/sin cot=cos/sin so, csc^2-1/cotcsc = ((1/sin^2)-1)sin/(cos/sin) = sin((sin/sin^2)-sin)/(cos) = (sin^2/sin^2-sin^2)/cos = (1-sin^2)/cos = cos^2/cos = cos A ((sin^2/sin^2)-sin/(sin^2 cos)
March 10, 2010

Pre-Cal
1) it is not correct. The second term would be log3(-2) and you can't take the log of a negative number. 2) it is not correct. The base angle would be 45 degrees, so the cotangent would be 1.
March 10, 2010

trig
9cos^2(t)+3cos(t)=0 subtract 3cos(t) from both sides 9cos^2(t)=-3cos(t) divide both sides by 3cos(t) 3cos(t)=-1 cos(t)=-1/3 t=arccos(-1/3)
March 10, 2010

Math 157
# of ways of selecting winning quintuple = permutations of 5 objects = 5! = 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 probability of winning = n!/(r!(n-r)!) = 44!/(5!39!)
March 10, 2010

math
x = original # of tickets y = original price you have 2 equations: xy = 180 (x-2)(y+9)=180+36 substitute equation 1 into 2 and solve.
March 10, 2010

math
16-15.2 = 0.8 0.8/0.03 = n = 26 standard deviations so, erf(n/sqrt(2)) = approximately 1 so, 50% of the data would be between 15.2 and 16.
March 10, 2010

calculus
The formulas given look like they are for sinusoids and not circles.
March 10, 2010

Maths
the graph of y=sin(theta) is moved vertically along the y axis a distance of q to obtain y=sin(theta)+q.
March 10, 2010

math
= (y/3)(y^2+5y+6) = (y/3)(y+2)(y+3)
March 10, 2010

Algebra
= (18+4)r^2 +7s = 22r^2+7s
March 10, 2010

math
for example, for x = 2, y = 0 x = 3, y = -1/3 x = 4, y = -2/3 x = 5, y = -1
March 9, 2010

math
A = amt invested at 8.5% B = amt invested at 10% A + B = 50000 or A = 50000 - B income = 0.085A + 0.10B = 4700 substitute A in terms of B and solve
March 9, 2010

Algebra II
c = # of chest freezers u = # of upright freezers c+u>=100 or u >= 100-c assume a total of 100 units cost = 250c + 400u = 250c +400(100-c) = 250c + 40000 - 400c = 40000 - 150c = 800 - 3c so obviously the more type c units, the lower the total cost. profit = 40c + 60u >...
March 9, 2010

Geometry
cos(x)=15/17 so x = arccos(15/17) tan(76) = 13/x so x = 13/tan(76)
March 9, 2010

maths
dmA/dt = cmB^2/mA where c is a constant mB=m-mA so dmA/dt = c (m-mA)^2/mA = (c/mA)(mA^2-2mmA+m^2) = cmA-2cm+cm^2/mA integrate with respect to t
March 9, 2010

trignometry
sin(a+b)/cos(a)cos(b) = = (sin(a)cos(b)+cos(a)sin(b))/cos(a)cos(b) = sin(a)cos(b)/(cos(a)cos(b) + cos(a)sin(b)/(cos(a)cos(b) = sin(a)/cos(a) + sin(b)/cos(b) = tan(a) + tan(b)
March 9, 2010

math
It would take 10 minutes.
March 9, 2010

chemistry
Moles of solute = 16 g / 60 g/M = = 0.267 M volume of H2O = 39g/1.3 g/ml = 30 ml = 0.03 l molarity = 0.267 M / 0.03 l = 8.89 M/l
March 9, 2010

math
the probability that the 1st marble is red is 10/13. So, the probability that both marbles are red is (10/13)^2 or (100/169)
March 9, 2010

MATH214
(a) 3y = x - 10 substitute in the 2nd equation 3(x-2) = x - 10 3x - 6 = x - 10 simplifing... 2x = -4 or x = -2 and y = -4 this is a unique solution (b) this system has infinitely many solutions and cannot be solved without more information. 3x + 3y = 15 divide equation by 3 (3...
March 9, 2010

Calculus
y = (x-2)^2 y = x^2-4x -4 dy = 2xdx - 4dx so, dy/dx = 2x-4 dx/dt = 2 so, dy/dt = dy/dx dx/dt = 2(2x-4) = 4x-8 for x=1 then dy/dt = 4(1)-8 = -4 units per second
March 9, 2010

Calculus
dx/dt = 2 inches/min V = x^3 so, dV/dt = 2^3 = 8 cubic inches/min
March 9, 2010

intermediate algebra
Area = A x B Total length = 3000 = A + 2B B = (3000-A)/2 so, Area = A x (3000-A)/2 = = 3000A/2 - (1/2)A^2 take 1st derivative 0 = 1500 - A and solve for A A = 1500 and B = 750
March 8, 2010

Physics...not sure what formula to use
mb = mass of bullet vb = velocity of bullet ma = mass of bag vab = velocity of bag and bullet from conservation of momentum: mb*vb = (ma + mb)*vab then from conservation of energy: (ma + mb)*vab^2/2 = (ma + mb)*g*h
October 25, 2008

Geometry
A: it depends how the cube is painted. If the 3 blue sides of the original cube share a common corner then 7 of the smaller cubes have at least 2 sides that are blue. If 2 opposite faces of the original cube are blue then 6 of the 27 have at least 2 faces that are blue. B: 19 ...
October 25, 2008

math
books = (2ft x 12in/1ft)/(0.75in/book)
October 17, 2008

math
sa = 4 x pi x r^2 so r = sqrt( sa/(4 x pi))
October 16, 2008

Math
2x^2-5x = x(2x-5) = 0 x = 0, 5/2
October 16, 2008

Math
There is no answer. x would have to be less than zero which is beyond the bounds where the equation is valid.
October 16, 2008

ENGLISH
If there are more than three authors you can use: Doe, Mary Jane, et al.
October 16, 2008

math
That is what I got also.
October 16, 2008

physics
centripetal acceleration = a = v^2/L Period = T = 2 x pi x L / v m = mass of stone tension = f = m x a L1 = L x 1.01 if f and m are constant, then a is constant. Then v1 = sqrt(a x L1) T1 = 2 x pi x L1/v1 percentage change = 100x(T1-T)/T
October 16, 2008

alg2
function of x equals x minus the absolute value of x, where x is greater than zero.
September 11, 2008

Science
flooding, water pollution, and eutrophication can be a problem in either ocean or freshwater. Aquifer depletion, overdrawing surface water, and saltwater intrusion are freshwater problems.
September 11, 2008

calculus
the function is not continuous when the denominator is zero, or... 0 = x^2+1 solving for x then x = i It is a removable discontinuity since it can be repaired by replacing a single point.
September 11, 2008

math
0 = 4x^4-18x^2 = 4x^2(x^2-9/2) = 4x^2(x+sqrt(9/2))(x-sqrt(9/2))
August 25, 2008

electronics
connect your ipod to an FM transmitter
August 25, 2008

Physics
v0 = 20m/s D = dist from int. = 110 - v0 x 0.50 t0 = time to stop final velocity must equal zero... 0 = v0 - a x t0 t0 = v0/a D = v0 x t0 - a x t0^2/2 substitute for t0... D = v0^2/a - a x (v0/a)^2/2 solve for a...
August 25, 2008

Econimics
Profit = revenue - TC Revenue = [Price] x [tons of coal] Take the first derivative of profit with respect to Q and set this equal to zero, then solve for Q.
August 25, 2008

accounting
with a loan
August 25, 2008

Physics
two more equations are: m1+m2=M v2-v1=20m/s
April 10, 2008

Science
the formula for water is H2O. Therefore, two atoms of hydrogen are released for each atom of oxygen. You could test the gases by putting them in a balloon and seeing which one floats.
April 10, 2008

Geometry
circumference = pi*D = 10m, so D = 10m/pi = 3.183m radius = D/2 = 1.59m
April 9, 2008

precal log
4^(2x-5)=2^2*(2x-5) 8^(x-3)=2^3*(x-3) so 2(2x-5)=3(x-3) simplifying, 4x-10=3x-9 x=1
April 9, 2008

chemistry
1/2N2+3/2H2 => NH3 or 1/3N2+H2 => 2/3NH3 so 12*2/3 = 8 moles HN3
April 9, 2008

Math
April 9, 2008

trig
to convert degrees to rad, multiply by pi and divide by 180.
April 8, 2008

trig
I'm not sure I understand what angle the 56.4 degrees represents, but assuming it is the difference in horizontal azimuth to the pillar from the 1st setup to the 2nd setup then solution is: If the distance to the pillar is "P" then: tan(56.4)=10/P or P=10/tan(56....
April 8, 2008

trig
The three angles of a triangle equal 180 degrees. The third angle is 80 degrees. Therefore, it is not a right triangle.
April 8, 2008

trig
sin(a)/cos(a)=tan(a) tan(a)*cos(a)=sin(a)*cos(a)/cos(a)=sin(a)
April 8, 2008

trig
if c is one of the legs of the triangle then it equals four. If it is the hypotenuse then it equals: c=sqrt(5^2+3^2)
April 8, 2008

College Calculus (Binomial Series)
Taylor series is as follows: f(x)=f(a)+f'(a)(x-a)/1!+f''(a)(x-a)^2/2!+f'''(a)(x-a)^3/3!+...
April 8, 2008

Calc
compound interest formula is: FV=PV(1+(r/n))^(nT) As n approaches infinity, this formula becomes: FV=PV*e^(rt) for the 1st \$1000 invested: FV=1000*e^(.07*20) for the 2nd \$1000 invested: FV=1000*e^(.07*19) and so on for 20 years. The sum total of future values minus \$20,000 ...
April 8, 2008

math
z-score = (raw score - mean)/standard deviation
April 8, 2008

SOCIAL STUDIES
Frederick the Great
April 8, 2008

Assuming compound interest with a period of 1 year, the annual rate would be 4.3%
April 7, 2008

accounting
"Record wages expense incurred and to be paid next month" Payable implies an expense you owe.
April 7, 2008

accounting
Cash 10,000 debit Brown, Equity 10,000 credit
April 7, 2008

accounting
Decrease in liabilities of \$71,000
April 7, 2008

Legal
I believe an easement is correct.
April 7, 2008

Geometry
A line from the center of the curve to the midpoint of the chord is 8ft. If h=half of the chord length then 10^2=h^2+8^2, or h=sqrt(10^2-8^2) = 6 the chord length is 2*h or 12ft.
April 7, 2008

Math
Since the equation is for a line, you really only need two points. If you plug x=0 into the equation, the value of y is also zero. This gives you the first point (0,0). For x=1, y=k, so the second point is (0,k). The graph of the equation is a line passing through these two ...
April 7, 2008

Math
2x-4y+5=a so rearranging, -4y=a-2x-5 or y=-a/4+2x/4+5/4 The slope of this line is 2/4. A line normal to this would have a slope of minus the inverse, or -4/2, or -2. So the equation of normal line would be: y=-2x
April 6, 2008

Geometry
screen height = h screen width = w h = w*3/4 (1) 27 = sqrt(h^2+w^2) = sqrt((3w/4)^2+w^2) solve this equation for w calculate h from (1) movie width = screen width movie height = m m=w/2 darkened strip = (h-m)/2
April 6, 2008

Algebra 2
(x-h)^2/a^2+(y-k)^2/b^2=1 is the equation for an ellipse, where (h,k) is the center, a is the semimajor axis, and b is the semiminor axis.
April 6, 2008

science
If you take a sample of air in your neighborhood and compare the concentration of various contaminants with the maximum allowed values, the maximum allowed values would be the air quality standards. If you measure the output of various compounds from a piece of equipment, such...
April 6, 2008

Math Algebra 2
I got a maximum profit of \$4200 with 40 pants and 80 shirts.
April 6, 2008

Math Algebra 2
human hrs = 160, or 2x+6y=160 machine hrs = 200, or 2x+9y=200 minimum of 15 pants, or y>=15 must make more shirts than pants, or x>=y the maximum profit is where the equation 25x+55y=profit has a local maximum. One way to determine this is using the 1st derivative and ...
April 6, 2008

math
a circle has 360 degrees or 2 pi radians, so: radians = 2.7*pi/180
April 6, 2008

math
Log10x = -7 is the same as 10^-7 = x or x = 0.0000001
April 6, 2008

Math
The problem asked for the ratio of length to width, with the length being the smaller of the two numbers. Therefore, the ratio would have to be less than one. If you are allowed to round off, then the nearest whole number ratio would be one. If you want to reduce the fraction ...
April 6, 2008

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