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February 13, 2016
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**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(-Î¸)= -sin Î¸
*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 âˆ’ 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*

**TO Helper**

the screen name "Anonymous" belongs to anyone who left the name field blank, so I have no idea which posts are yours. I scan all problems and help where I can. I am not a tutor so I only help on problems I am sure of.
*January 19, 2011*

**MATH ALGEBRA**

2x- 3y + 30 = 0 ? to find x and y intercepts, put equation in the form ax + by = c x intercept = (c/a, 0) y intercept = (0, c/b) to find x-intercept, y = 0 2x - 3(0) = -30 2x = -30 x = -15 x intercept = (c/a, 0) x intercept = (-15, 0) to find y-intercept, x = 0 2(0) - 3y = -30...
*January 19, 2011*

**4th Grade**

2/9 * 36 = 72/9 = 8
*January 19, 2011*

**Algebra 1**

-0.2x < -10 divide both sides by -0.2 when dividing by a neg, reverse the sense of the inequality x > 50
*January 19, 2011*

**algerbra**

yes, you are correct
*January 19, 2011*

**alg. 2**

x^2 - 16x + 4 = 0 x^2 - 16x = -4 (-16^2)/4 = 256/4 = 64 x^2 - 16x + 64 = -4 + 64 x^2 - 16x + 64 = 60 (x - 8)^2 = 60
*January 19, 2011*

**MATH_ALGEBRA**

you're welcome :)
*January 19, 2011*

**MATH_ALGEBRA**

(1) F + 1000P = 32 (2) F + 3500P = 44.50 you have to solve these 2 equations simultaneously By elimination method, to eliminate F, multiply one of the equations by -1 -1(F + 1000P = 32)= -F - 1000P = -32 Now ADD these two equations together -F - 1000P = -32 F + 3500P = 44.50 0...
*January 19, 2011*

**MATH-ALGEBRA**

y = 2/5x - 3 P (0,5) parallel lines have equal slopes slope intercept form of an equation y = mx + b m = slope, b = y-intercept parallel to y = 2/5x - 3, and through P(0, 5) m = 2/5 y intercept = 5 so, the equation would be D. y = 2/5x + 5
*January 19, 2011*

**math**

A = B + 5 B = C + 7 C = THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 13 AND 9 D = A - B C = 13 - 9 = 4 B = C + 7 = 4 + 7 = 11 A = B + 5 = 11 + 5 = 16 D = A - B = 16 - 11 = 5 A = 16 B = 11 C = 4 D = 5
*January 19, 2011*

**algebra**

quadratic formula x = (-b +- (sqrt(b^2 - 4ac)))/2a 1) x^2 = 9 x^2 - 9 a = 1, b = 0, c = -9 x = 0 +- (sqrt(0^2 - 4(1)(-9)))/2(1) x = + - (sqrt(0 + 36))/2 x = +- (sqrt36)/2 x = +- 6/2 x = +- 3 x = 3, -3 you try number 2
*January 19, 2011*

**math**

Supplementary angles: two angles whose measures total 180 deg x = 1st angle 3x - 4 = 2nd angle x + 3x - 4 = 180 solve for x to find the angles
*January 19, 2011*

**algebra**

for michele (3x-2)/(5)-2<(2x-3)/(2) multiple both sides by LCD of 10 2(3x - 2) - 20 < 5(2x - 3) 6x - 4 - 20 < 10x - 15 6x - 24 < 10x - 15 -9 < 4x -9/4 < x x > -9/4
*January 19, 2011*

**Math**

if this your problem | 1 - 4x/3 | < 3 remove absolute value sign 1 - 4x/3 < 3 and -1 + 4x/3 < 3 1 - 4x/3 < 3 -4x/3 < 2 -4x < 6 x > -6/4 x > -3/2 -1 + 4x/3 < 3 4x/3 < 4 4x < 12 x < 3 so solution is -3/2 < x < 3
*January 19, 2011*

**math**

from above .03 = value of mixture this should be x + 100 = mixture total number of oz
*January 19, 2011*

**math**

x = number oz of cheaper tea .02x = value of cheaper tea 100 = number oz of better tea .05 * 100 = 5.00 = value of better tea .03 = value of mixture .03(x + 100) = value of mixture .02x + 5.00 = .03(x + 100) .02x + 5.00 = 3.00 + .03x 2.00 = .01x x = 200 200 oz of .02 tea
*January 19, 2011*

**Intermediate Algebra**

V = 2(pi * L^2) or V = 2pi * 2L^2
*January 19, 2011*

**algebra**

(4/(x + 2) - 4/x)/2 = 1 rewrite as (4/(x + 2) - 4/x) * 1/2 = 1 4/(2(x + 2)) - 4/2x = 1 4/(2x + 4) - 4/2x = 1 LCD 2x(2x + 4) (8x - 4(2x + 4))/(2x(2x + 4)) = 1 multiply both sides by 2x(2x + 4) 8x - 4(2x + 4) = 2x(2x + 4) 8x - 8x -16 = 4x^2 + 8x -16 = 4x^2 + 8x 4x^2 + 8x + 16 = ...
*January 19, 2011*

**math!!!**

g(x) = 2x^2 + x - 1 The degree of an equation that has not more than one variable in each term is the exponent of the highest power to which that variable is raised in the equation. b. 2 is the answer
*January 19, 2011*

**math!!!**

h = -6(t - 2.5)^2 + 38.5 plug in a few values for t when t = 1, h = 25 when t = 2, h = 37 when t = 2.5, h = 38 when t = 3, h = 37 you try, what do you think the answer is
*January 19, 2011*

**Algebra**

x = each base vertex angle = 1/2x + 10 solve x + x + 1/2x + 10 = 180
*January 19, 2011*

**Algebra II**

3/x^3 divided by 1/x^2 is this your problem? instead of dividing, invert and multiply 3/x^3 * x^2/1 = 3x^2/x^3 = 3x^-1 = 3/x
*January 19, 2011*