Posts by Ginny
Total # Posts: 36
A carnival clown, 80 kg, rides a motorcycle down a ramp and then up and around a large, vertical loop. If the loop has a radius of 18 m, what is the force that the track exerts on the rider at the TOP of the loop if the clown is traveling at an impressive speed of 15 m/s?
November 20, 2014
Which does the following sentence contain? Walking by the river is our favorite pastime. participle infinitive as subject gerund as subject prepositional phrase as adjective I'm confused with whether it is a participle (a verb acting as an adjective) or a prepositional ...
May 9, 2014
A bird sitting 16 feet above the ground in an apple tree dislodges an apple. After how many seconds does the apple land on the ground? my text book gives this equation: h = -16t^2 + vt + s (t = secs, v= vertical velocity, s = initial height) so i wrote: h = -16t^2 + vt 16 I...
February 22, 2014
A kicker punts a football from 3 feet above the ground with an initial velocity of 47 feet per second. 1. Write an equation that gives the height (in feet) of the football as a function of the time (in secs) since it was punted. Okay. According to my text book, h = -16t^2 + vt...
February 22, 2014
Could you maybe walk me through this Algebra word problem? Here is the problem: Anita wants to put a moat around her rectangular castle. The castle is 45 ft by 60 ft. Let m be the width of the moat. 1. Write a polynomial that represents the total area of the castle and moat. 2...
February 22, 2014
A gold bar is exactly 31 cm long. You want to cut the bar into smaller segments so that one or a combination of segments can add up to every whole number of centimeters from 1 to 31. What is the least number of cuts you could make and what are the lengths of each smaller piece?
May 28, 2013
According to order of operations, you have to multiply/divide first. Because multiplying comes before dividing in this problem, you multiply 5x9 to get 45. You now divide. 45/56 is rounded to about .80, and you add 5 to that to get 5.80
April 1, 2013
An electron accelerates from rest to the right, in a horizontally directed electric field. The electron then leaves the electric field at a speed of 4.0 × 106, entering a magnetic field of magnitude 0.20 T (Tesla) directed into the screen. Calculate the magnitude and ...
February 23, 2013
A person throws a rock straight up into the air. At the moment it leaves the person's hand it is going 91 mph. When the rock reaches its peak, how fast is it going and what is the magnitude and direction of its acceleration? Ignore air drag
August 26, 2012
1)Caliban is a sort of monster- half man, half beast. There is hostility betweem Prospero and Caliban. 2)Thanks to his magic art, Prospero subdues all the spirits living on the island, including Caliban, into his service. 3)Caliban claimed to own the island. It belonged to him...
April 6, 2012
Triangle PQR has vertices P(1,2), Q(25,2) and R(10,20). Find the coordinates of the centroid. Find the coordinates of the circumcenter. Find the coordinates of the orthocenter. Find the equation of the line.
April 24, 2011
Staples recently charged $17.99 per box of Pilot Precise rollerball pens and $7.49 per box for Bic Matic Grip mechanical pencils. If Kelling Community College purchased 120 such boxes for a total of $1234.80, how many boxes of each type did they purchase?
April 10, 2011
a party suppilies store recored net sales of $423,400 for the year. the store's begining inventory at retail was $105,850 and its ending inventory inventory at retail was $127,020.what would be the inventory turnover at retail,rounded to the nearest tenth?
February 7, 2011
I need help w/ a question: Insulin protein has 2 polypeptides A and B. Human and duck insulins have the same sequence except for six below. Is the pI of human insulin higher or lower than duck insulin? AA seq. A8 A9 A10 B1 B2 B27 Human Thr Ser Ile Phe Val Thr Duck Glu Asn Pro ...
February 13, 2008