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College Algebra
I'll try, but the formatting here doesn't allow for easy alignment of columns. xxxxxxxxxxxxx-3x^2 - 9x - 9 -2x^2+3x-3 |6x^4 + 9x^3 + 0x^2 + 0x +9 ------------6x^4 - 9x^3 + 9x^2 subtraction-------18x^3 - 9x^2 ------------------18x^3 - 27x^2 + 27x subtraction...
January 22, 2011

College Algebra
First rearrange and simplify the numerator to: 6x^4 + 9x^3 + 9 Just divide as your would with any long division problem. If you post your answer I can tell you if you are correct. Is there something in particular you do not understand?
January 22, 2011

Calculus
You are correct!! Good job :)
January 22, 2011

Math Need an explanation
thanks REINY. After seeing your post, the problem, as I typed without parentheses, is apparent. I don't know why I didn't see that! Parentheses are nice though.
January 22, 2011

Math Need an explanation
You need to use parentheses in your problem 5^2/3x25^2/3=25 I have no idea what this means? Is this your problem? 5^2/3 x 25^2/3 = 25 This does not equal 25.
January 22, 2011

MATH EMERGENCY
In this form Ax + By + C = 0 Slope m = -A/B y-intercept b = -C/B You are looking for, a negative slope Slope m = -A/B And, a positive y-intercept C/B So, Ax + By - C = 0 Can you answer now?
January 22, 2011

Precalculus Someone help please
((3^-3 * 3^5)/3^-2)^-1/2 ((1/3^3 * 243)/(1/3^2))^-1/2 ((1/27 * 243)/(1/9))^-1/2 ((243/27)/(1/9))^-1/2 (9/(1/9))^-1/2 81^-1/2 1/(sqrt81) = 1/9
January 22, 2011

Algebra
x = 1st angle 2x = 2nd angle x + 2x = 180 Solve for x
January 22, 2011

Math
[(-1/2)^-2]^3 (1/(-1/2)^2)^3 = 1/(1/4)^3 = 1/(1/64)=64
January 22, 2011

Math
8^(-4/3)= (cube rt 8)^-4 8^(-4/3)= 2^-4 = 1/(2^4) = 1/16 Do you understand?
January 22, 2011

COLLEGE ALGEBRA
(2r + 8)/4 = (3r - 6)/3 Yes, you are correct, r = 8.
January 22, 2011

COLLEGE ALGEBRA
Not correct Post your work and someone can explain what you are doing wrong. First simplify 8/4 and 6/3 and then combine like terms.
January 22, 2011

Algebra
Please see your 1st post for response.
January 22, 2011

Algebra
C = 6000/(200 - 2x) C = 6000/(200 - 2(75)) C = 6000/(200 - 150) C = 6000/50 C = 120 mil 120,000,000 million or, is it C = 6000/(200 - 2(.75)) C = 6000/(200 - 1.5) C = 6000/198.5 C = 30.2267 mil 30,226,700 million I think it's the first, but I am not a tutor
January 22, 2011

Algebra
Re-check your problem. I think you are missing a part here. pollution in a lake modeled by ?
January 22, 2011

algebra
I don't think this problem is correct or that it can be solved. Either that, or the problem is poorly worded (to me). If they are each saving to buy the same CD's and Juan is only short $3.00, how can it be that when they combine their money they still do not have ...
January 22, 2011

Math
FIFO-first in, first out 300 @ 11.00 150 @ 10.50 200 @ 10.75 175 @ 10.00 100 @ 12.00 Beginning Inventory Total = 925 Ending Total = 300 Difference = sold = 625 FIFO-first in, first out Items sold are assumed to be subtracted from the first ones purchased. Go down from the top ...
January 22, 2011

algebra
x = lbs of cheaper coffee 10x = value of cheaper coffee 4 = lbs of better coffee 4 * 20 = 80 = value of better coffee 20 + x = lbs of mixture 5(20 + x) = value of mixture 10x + 80 = 5(20 + x) Solve for x
January 22, 2011

Math
Simplify 7sqrt(3/6) Breakdown the radicals 7 (sqrt3)/(sqrt6) 7 (sqrt3)/(sqrt3)(sqrt2) 7/(sqrt2) Rationalize the denominator 7/(sqrt2)*(sqrt2)/(sqrt2) 7/2 (sqrt2) or 7(sqrt2)/2
January 22, 2011

chemistry
Have you attempted to do any of the problems you have posted? Post your work and explain where you are stuck and someone will help you. Tutors do not do your homework for you.
January 22, 2011

Algebra
f(x)=8x2+4*4x you need to use parentheses do you mean? 8x^2 + 4*4x or? f(x)=(8x^2 + 4)*4x
January 22, 2011

College Algebra
What in particular do you need help with? Use long division as you would with any other long division problem. If you post your answer I can check it for you.
January 22, 2011

beginning algebra
(u - 1)^2 = 2u^2 - 3u - 29 u^2 - 2u + 1 = 2u^2 - 3u - 29 u^2 - u - 30 = 0 This does not factor. Solve by using the quadratic formula or the method of completing the square. Post your answer and someone will check it for you.
January 22, 2011

beginning algebra
15v^4w^8 and 9vw^5x^4 You need to find the least common factors that these two expressions have in common. LCM = 3vw^5
January 22, 2011

beginning algebra
2 + 7/y = 3/5 Get rid of the denominators Multiply both sides by y 2y + 7 = 3/5 y Multiply both sides by 5 10y + 35 = 3y Subtract 10y from both sides 35 = -7y Divide both sides by -7 -5 = y y = -5
January 22, 2011

Algebra 1B
incomplete problem. are you sure you are not missing part of the problem? your problem cannot be solved as stated.
January 22, 2011

computers
see the first two links below under related questions. this exact question was posted and answered below. also, you might want to look at some of the links supplied within these posts.
January 22, 2011

algebra
reread your post, not enough info is given and it doesn't make sense. copy the problem exactly from your book.
January 21, 2011

algebra1
yes, that is correct
January 21, 2011

xacc280
post the subject in the 'school subject' box' along with your specific question. What is "week 2, day 7 assignment"?
January 21, 2011

phy
see 1st link below under related questions. a very similar question was answered.
January 21, 2011

Geometry
sorry, I didn't know that. you should have said that in your 1st post above. the tutors would see that this question was answered and refer you to the original answer.
January 21, 2011

Geometry
This was answered by DrRuss on 1/21 at 6:39 am. I can't link so I pasted his answer below. I would start with a drawing as I do for most problems. Draw a reactangle 4x one side and b the other. The perimeter is then 4x+b+4x+b=11 8x+2b=11 if this is folded to a tube then ...
January 21, 2011

biology
see 1st link below under related questions. this exact question was posted recently. a link is provided with info that you might find useful.
January 21, 2011

geometry
and? please recheck your problem. not enough info.
January 21, 2011

Physics
see link 1 below under related questions. a very similar problem was answered.
January 21, 2011

algerbra
not enough info, please re-check your problem.
January 21, 2011

ALGEBRA
see your first post below, I solved it for you and explained
January 21, 2011

maths
P = a + b + c add the three sides P = 8x - 7w + 3x + 9y + 3y + 5w combine like terms
January 21, 2011

math
by the cofunction property cos B = sin A so, if angle B = 33 angle A = ?
January 21, 2011

precalc
Sine is an odd function, sin(-θ)= -sin θ
January 21, 2011

precalculus
2 rads to converts radian to degrees, multiply by 180/pi 2 * 180/pi = (2 * 180)/3.14 = ?
January 21, 2011

algebra
3x + 9y = 18 y = mx + b solve for y, 9y = -3x + 18 y = -3x/9 + 18/9 simplify the equation
January 21, 2011

Math
A = pi r^2 pi = 3.14 r = 5 A = (3.14)*(5^2) A = (3.14)*(25) A = ? m^2 do the multiplication for your answer I don't know what this sentence means. Is this the same as the surface area and it would be 10m?
January 21, 2011

ALGEBRA
I followed that 3 + x(12*4) = 24 multiply 12*4 3 + 48x = 24 subtract 3 from both sides 3 - 3 + 48x = 24 - 3 48x = 21 divide both sides by 48 48x/48 = 21/48 x = 21/48 reduce fraction x = 7/16
January 21, 2011

ALGEBRA
what is 'pemdas'?
January 21, 2011

ALGEBRA
3 + x(12*4) - 24 if that is the problem then, 3 + 48x - 24 48x - 21 48x = 21 x = 21/48 x = 7/16 you can only combine 'like terms' x terms can only be added to other x terms, constant terms can only be added to other constant terms. do you understand?
January 21, 2011

ALGEBRA
I need to see the original problem first to help you. why did you add 48x + 3 to equal 51x? then the 'x' is gone in the next line?
January 21, 2011

Statistics
see 1st link below under 'Related Questions' for this exact problem
January 21, 2011

Taxes
No. Each partner includes his or her share of the partnership's income or loss on his or her personal tax return.
January 21, 2011

5th grade
17,13,27,33,25 put the numbers in order, from smallest to largest 13, 17, 25, 27, 33 the median is the number in the middle so, the median would be 25 for the mean, add all the numbers and then divide the sum by the number of numbers that you added. 13 + 17 + 25 + 27 + 33 = ? ...
January 20, 2011

Algebra -- Help
Train A has a lead of 12 min. RT = D T = time train B T + .20 = time train A 90T = distance train B 80(T + .20) = distance train A 80(T + .20) = 90T 80T + 16 = 90T 16 = 10T T = 1.6 hours train B overtake train A = 1.6 hours
January 20, 2011

geomitry
x = 1st angle 90 - x = 2nd angle 5x - 16 = 3rd angle x + 90 - x + 5x - 16 = 180 solve for x
January 20, 2011

math
what is the figure? square, cube, sphere, etc?
January 20, 2011

algebra
-6m + 3/11 = 77/11 to solve subtract 3/11 from both sides then divide both sides by -6
January 20, 2011

Pre-algebra
A = 1/2 bh multiply both sides by 2 2A = bh to find h, divide both sides by b can you finish this?
January 20, 2011

math
sketch a right triangle A = 55 degrees c = 50 a = unknown (kite height) sin 55 deg = a/c = a/50 = 0.8192 solve for a
January 20, 2011

help math ahhhh
9. 5x + 4y = 1 3x ? 4y = 7 what does ? mean ?
January 20, 2011

mathematics
simplify 2/(x^(-3/2))= 2x^(3/2)
January 20, 2011

AiMS MATH
Natural numbers are the counting numbers, 1, 2, 3, etc Integers are the counting numbers, together with their opposites and zero. whole numbers are the counting numbers without the zero. Rational numbers are the set of all numbers that can be written as quotients, ie, 1/2. ...
January 20, 2011

math
yes, correct good job! :)
January 20, 2011

math
5 * (thirdrt 48) - (thirdrt 750) breakdown the radicals 5 * (3rt 8)(3rt 6) - (3rt 125)(3rt 6) can you do this now?
January 20, 2011

math i need help please
B. what are you having trouble with? did you find r (common ratio)? post what you found for r and the first term so I can understand what part of this you don't understand.
January 20, 2011

MATH I NEED HELP PLEASE!
Reposting a problem in all caps is rude. it's like you are shouting.
January 20, 2011

Analytical Geometry
(sin^2 x)/(sec^2 x - 1) (sin^2 x)/(tan^2 x) (sin^2 x)/(sin^2 x/cos^2 x) (sin^2 x) * (cos^2 x/sin^2 x) cos^2 x therefore, (sin^2 x)/(sec^2 x - 1) = cos^2 x
January 20, 2011

geometry
is this a triangle? is this a right triangle? need more specific info to solve
January 20, 2011

MATH HELP ME NOW PLEASE!!
see your above latest post
January 20, 2011

algebra
w = width 4w + 6 = length P = 2w + 2L 42 = 2w + 2(4w + 6) Solve for w
January 20, 2011

algebra
y = 2x + 5 y = 3x substitute, y = 3x in y = 2x + 5 y = 2x + 5 3x = 2x + 5 solve for x, use x value to find y What do the "?" mean? I see them in most of your posted problems. In this case, the "?" in this problem are part of the answer, so it didn't ...
January 20, 2011

arithmetic
Add 17 + 5 = 22 therefore, 17/18 + 5/18 = 22/18
January 20, 2011

math
G = Glen's present age B = Ben's present age B = 4/7 G G + 15 + B + 15 = 63 substitute, B = 4/7 G G + 15 + 4/7 G + 15 = 63 Solve for G
January 20, 2011

Trig
cos^2 x = 1 take square root of both sides +- cos x = 1 cos x = 1 cos x = -1 for what angle value is cos = 1 and cos = -1 ?
January 20, 2011

physics
should have added above, 1 mi = 5280 feet 1 mi = 1609.344 meters 1 mi/min = 60 mi/hr 1 mi/min = 88 ft/sec 1 mi/min = 26.8224 meters/sec sorry for the confusion. I wish there was a 'do over' button. :)
January 20, 2011

physics
1.00 mi in 4.00 min 1 mile/min = 60 mph 1 mile/4 min = 0.25 mi/min 1. 0.25 x 60 mi/hr = ? mph 2. 0.25 x 88 ft/sec = ? ft/sec 3. 0.25 x 26.8224 meters/sec = ? meters/sec
January 20, 2011

Math
circles that form E? how can a circle form an E? I don't understand
January 20, 2011

alg2
3x − 7 (sqrt x) + 2 = 0 -7(sqrt x) = -3x - 2 divide both sides by -7 (sqrt x) = 1/7(3x + 2) square both sides x = 1/49 (3x + 2)^2 expand the right side you will have a quadratic equation that can be solved either by completing the square or using the ...
January 20, 2011

alg 2
x^3/4 * x^3/4 * x^3/4 = x^9/64
January 20, 2011

5th grade math
w = 78 L = 68 p = 2w + 2L p = 2(78) + 2(68) can you do this now?
January 19, 2011

algebra 2
v^2 + 8v + 6 = 0 this cannot be factored either complete the square or use the quadratic formula to solve
January 19, 2011

algebra 2
quadratic formula x = (-b +- (sqrt(b^2 - 4ac))/2a 5x^2 + 3 = -7x 5x^2 + 7x + 3 = 0 a = 5, b = 7, c = 3 plug these into the formula and solve
January 19, 2011

alg. 2
2.25 + .15x = 1.50 + .18x solve for x
January 19, 2011

math
incomplete problem
January 19, 2011

Junior Math
(t^2-1)/(t^2+7t+10) - (2t+4)/(t^2-t-6) factor the denominators first (t^2-1)/(t+2)t+5) - (2t+4)/(t-3)(t+2) LCD is (t+2)(t+5)(t-3) Now, can you combine over the LCD?
January 19, 2011

ALGEBRA
x + 2y - 4 = 0 x + 2y = 4 to find x-intercept, y = 0 x + 2(0) = 4 x = 4 x-intercept = (4.0) slope intercept form (which you got right above) y = mx + b for Line A is y = -1/2 x + 2 slope m = -1/2 If two lines are perpendicular, the slope of one is the negative reciprocal of ...
January 19, 2011

math
5/4 x + 1/8 = 5/8 + x 5/4 x = 4/8 + x multiply both sides by 8, (LCD of 4 and 8) then solve for x
January 19, 2011

math
you need to use parentheses 5/4x1 divided by 8x = 5/8 + x ? what is "4x1"?
January 19, 2011

Algebra 1
you're very welcome :)
January 19, 2011

Algebra 1
f(x) = x^2 + 3 f(5) = 5^2 + 3 f(5) = ? 5^2 = 5 x 5 = 25 f(5) = 5^2 + 3 f(5) = 25 + 3 f(5) = 28
January 19, 2011

Algebra 1
No, f(5) does not = 10 f(x) = x^2 + 3 f(5) = 5^2 + 3 f(5) = ? 5^2 = ? 5^2 + 3 = ? show me how you got 10
January 19, 2011

Algebra 1
f(x) = x^2 + 3 f(2) = 2^2 + 3 f(2) = ? 2^2 = 4 f(2) = 2^2 + 3 f(2) = 4 + 3 f(2) = 7 the answer for f(2) is 7 when x = 2, the function value = 7 now, you do the other one
January 19, 2011

Algebra 1
just plug in the values for x and solve f(x) = x^2 + 3 f(2) = 2^2 + 3 f(2) = ? f(x) = x^2 + 3 f(5) = 5^2 + 3 f(5) = ?
January 19, 2011

math 5th grade
5/5 * 2/3 = ? 100, 10, 1, 1/10
January 19, 2011

Math
I = PRT 525 = 3500 *.06 * T Solve for T (time) this is simple interest
January 19, 2011

rectangular area
you're welcome
January 19, 2011

rectangular area
A = Lw 240 = 24w w = ?
January 19, 2011

To helper
I do when they post more than one of the same type problem, but I understand and will only set up for now on
January 19, 2011

Cylinder Height
r = radius 3r = height (h) SA = 2(pi)(r)(h) + 2(pi)(r^2) SA = 2(pi)(r)(3r) + 2(pi)(r^2) SA = 6(pi)(r^2) + 2(pi)(r^2) SA = 8(pi)r^2 402 = 8(pi)r^2 402 = 8(3.14)r^2 402 = 25.12r^2 16.00318 = r^2 rounding 16.00318 = 16 16 = r^2 r = 4 height = 3r = 3(4) = 12
January 19, 2011

algebra
|x + 5| > 9 remove absolute value sign x + 5 > 9 x > 4 -x - 5 > 9 -x > 14 when you divide by a negative, reverse the sense of the inequality x < -14 x > 4 x < -14
January 19, 2011

math
(3xy - 10) - (xy + 5) 3xy - 10 - xy - 5 2xy - 15
January 19, 2011

TO Helper
I figured those were yours. I'm going through those now (and others). I try to help everyone I can. I don't exactly understand the donut problem either because the equation doesn't seem to work if all donuts were sold. I'm hoping REINY or another math tutor ...
January 19, 2011

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