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geometrY
Shannon, I'm very sorry. The set-up is wrong (1st line), but the rest is correct. I have no idea where I got that first line. http://member.tripod.com/~BDaugherty/GCSEMaths/shapes.html In the picture, the ratio is T/30 = 2/3 3T = 60 T = 20 Your problem, with the corrected ...
February 28, 2011

algebra 2--duplicate problem
Answered below.
February 27, 2011

algebra 2
6r^2 + 13rd + 6d^2 (3r + 2d)(2r + 3d)
February 27, 2011

algebra 2
6r^2 + 13rd + 6b^2 Cannot be factored. I don't think that is the equation. Are you sure you don't have a couple typos?
February 27, 2011

Math(Urgent)
Yes, your derivative is correct.
February 27, 2011

Mathematics
y = 1/2 x - 2 In the 2nd column all of the points have x = +6 y = 1/2 x - 2 y = 1/2(6) - 2 y = 6/2 - 2 y = 3 - 2 y = 1 Therefore, none of the choices are correct (since none of the points have y = 1). I think you have a typo because if I use x = -6 y = 1/2 x - 2 y = 1/2(-6) - ...
February 27, 2011

Mathematics
16 oz = 1 pound 16.5 lbs * 16 oz/lb = 264 oz Each paper = 0.55 oz 264/0.55 = ? number of papers
February 27, 2011

geometrY
http://member.tripod.com/~BDaugherty/GCSEMaths/shapes.html See the last picture at the bottom of this web page (for a pic of this exact problem). Using ratios, Tree height = T 15/66 = 6.33/T 15T = 512.73 T = 34.182 T = 34.182
February 27, 2011

Calculus
Correction for above, | = integrate symbol y = x^3 y^3 = x, y = x^(1/3) Using the formula pi | (f(x))^2 - (g(x))^2 dx pi | x^(1/3)^2 - (x^3)^2 dx pi | x^(2/3) - (x^6) dx pi ( 3/5 x^(5/3) - 1/7 x^7 ) When I evaluated from 0 to 1, I got, 16/35 pi
February 27, 2011

Calculus
| = integrate symbol y = x^3 y^3 = x, y = x^(1/3) Using the formula pi | (f(x))^2 - (g(x))^2 dx pi | (x^3)^2 - x^(1/3)^2 dx pi | (x^6) - x^(2/3) dx pi ( 1/7 x^7 - 3/5 x^(5/3)) When I evaluated from 0 to 1, I got, - 16/35 pi
February 27, 2011

algebra
Equation passing through the points (2,5) and ( 7,-3) Slope m = (-3 - 5)/(7 - 2) m = -8/5 y = mx + b y = -8/5 x + b Using point, (2, 5) to find b y = -8/5 x + b 5 = -8/5(2) + b 5 = -16/5 + b b = 5 + 16/5 b = 25/5 + 16/5 b = 41/5 y = -8/5 x + 41/5 In the form, y = mx + b b = y-...
February 27, 2011

college algebra
135 = 12.5(0.2t - 1) + 19t Solve for t
February 27, 2011

math-calc
As typed, without parenthesis f(x) = x/x + 1 f' = 0
February 27, 2011

ALGEBRA
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/graphlin.htm I'm not sure of your question. Do you know how to graph an equation? Is it because there are fractions? If because of fractions, convert to decimals and estimate as best you can. Your equation would be, y = -1.6 x + 8.2
February 26, 2011

algebra-Ann please edit your problem
What is "3ã" ? And please use parentheses if necessary.
February 25, 2011

math
See link. This exact problem was solved there. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1236980230
February 25, 2011

math
Please don't repost a question just asked. Be patient for an answer. Tutors volunteer their time and sometimes it can take awhile for your post to be answered. See your original post.
February 25, 2011

college algebra-Ann, edit your problem
What is "4ã" ? And please use parentheses if necessary.
February 25, 2011

algebra-Mike, edit your problem
What is "3ã" Please use parentheses if necessary.
February 25, 2011

algebra-Mike, edit your problem
What is "5ã" Please use parentheses if necessary.
February 25, 2011

algebra-Mike, edit your problem
What is "3ã" ? Please use parentheses if necessary.
February 25, 2011

math
3yrs OLDER than his brother, so you would add + 3 B. 2b + 3
February 25, 2011

math
Which do you think it is? Hint b = brother's age 2b = twice the brother's age
February 25, 2011

math
If you sketch this you will see a right triangle is formed. a = 8 b = 6 c = hypotenuse Use the Pythagorean theorem c^2 = a^2 + b^2 Solve for c, road to Bobby's house
February 25, 2011

Calculus 1
x^7 + y^7 = 8xy 7x^6 + 7y^6 y' = 8y + 8x y' 8x y' - 7y^6 y' = 7x^6 - 8y y'(8x - 7y^6) = 7x^6 - 8y y' = (7x^6 - 8y)/(8x - 7y^6)
February 25, 2011

geometry
Formula for long diameter (vertex to opposite vertex), d = (2 * side length * sin 67.5)/(sin 45) Formula for short diameter (one side to opposite side) d = ((2 * side length)/(sqrt(2))) + side length I'll do short diameter, d = (2 * 48)/(sqrt2)) + 48 d = (96)/(1.4142) + 48...
February 25, 2011

calculus
Like I said, more than one way to do this. I suggest follow Reiny's way.
February 25, 2011

calculus
Thanks Reiny. Nicky, depending on your approach, you need to use both the product rule and the chain rule (more than once). It's easy to get lost in this problem. What exactly do you not understand? Have you tried setting the problem up? One approach, start with the ...
February 25, 2011

calculus
Just making sure. Do you mean e^(8x^4) or e(8x^4) I've never see "e" referred to "exp" on this site, but I haven't been here long.
February 25, 2011

calculus
What is exp?
February 25, 2011

math
48a^2 + 4ab - 140b^2 Factor out 4 4(12a^2 + ab - 35b^2) 4(3a - 5b)(4a + 7b)
February 25, 2011

geometry
What is the figure? Depending on what the figure is, where is AC and BC ?
February 25, 2011

math--To MathMate
In regards to your reply to the problem that Daniel posted (f'(-pi)). I really appreciate you (and Reiny) taking the time to confirm that my answer was correct. I don't usually answer unless I am absolutely sure an answer is correct (I don't want to give wrong ...
February 25, 2011

calculus
All the online integration calculators I tried said that this cannot be integrated. Recheck your problem.
February 25, 2011

Math
80 mg = 0.08 grams 4 tablets x 20mg ea = 80 mg Looks good :)
February 25, 2011

MATH(CALCULUS)
Thank you so much Reiny.
February 25, 2011

MATH(CALCULUS)
Did you find f'(x) first? I just read your earlier post and you said you plugged -pi into 12x/(sinx+cosx) . You have to find f' first, then plug in (-pi). The derivative, f' is, (12(x sin x + sin x - x cos x + cos x)/ (sin x + cos x)^2 Then you plug in (-pi) You ...
February 25, 2011

Math
1 foot = 0.3048 meters 100 = ? meters
February 25, 2011

last question!!need help!!
Thanks so much MathMath. I did this problem so many times. After all the time I spent on this it's nice to have confirmation that my answer is correct. If Reiny reads this the same goes to you.
February 24, 2011

last question!!need help!!
f(x)=12x/(sinx+cosx) The derivative, f ' is, (12(x sin x + sin x - x cos x + cos x)/ (sin x + cos x)^2 Now you have to plug in (-pi) for x. I got -12 - 12pi (my post above answer), but, like I said, I did it really quick. It's late so I'm more apt to make a mistake...
February 24, 2011

last question!!need help!!
Is the answer -12 - 12pi? I did this real quick, and don't have time to post all the work or to double check my work, so I'm not positive this is correct. I can look at this more in the morning or maybe another tutor will answer.
February 24, 2011

last question!!need help!!
Did you read my post just above yours? In your first post asking this question, the one that MathMate answered 12pi, you had the problem as, f(x)=12x/sinx+cosx find f(-pie) Now you have, f(x)=12x/sinx+cosx find f'(-pie) f and f' are different. f' is the derivative...
February 24, 2011

last question!!need help!!
I think I see your problem. In prior posts you had, f(x)=12x/sinx+cosx find f(-pie) Now, you have f', the derivative. f'(-pie). Which is it?
February 24, 2011

last question!!need help!!
Please see your prior post. If you know the answer, why are you asking? Also, it would help if you posted the answer you think it is, then a tutor might have a better understanding of what is maybe being misunderstood.
February 24, 2011

need some help!!!
From your previous post, which MathMate answered. f(x) = 12x/(sinx + cosx) for -pi calculus-correction - MathMate, Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 9:45pm The required problem was f(-π) = 12(-π)/(0+(-1)) = 12π 12pi is the answer. You have said that this is not the...
February 24, 2011

Algebra 2
Pasted from previous post by PsyDag, Since it is not an equation, I cannot solve it for you, but I can help you to simplify it. Get rid of the fractions by multiplying everything by 16. I corrected the -1 to +1. x^4 + 6x^3 + 2x^2 + 16 - 9x^4 + 14x^2 - 16 Combine like terms. If...
February 24, 2011

Algebra
The slope-intercept form of an equation is, y = mx + b m = the slope b = the y-intercept You need to solve your equation for y, for the equation to be in the slope-intercept form. 3y = 2x - 9 Divide both sides by 3, y = 2/3 x - 9/3 y = 2/3 x - 3 Now, the equation is in the ...
February 24, 2011

Math
L x W x H 18 x 14 x 8 Room Perimeter P = 2W + 2L P = 2(14) + 2 (18) P = 28 + 36 P = 64 Perimeter * Height P = 64, H = 8 Area to paint = 64 * 8 A = 512 sq ft 512 sq ft/256 sq ft paint coverage = gal of paint needed 512/256 = 2 gals per coat 2 gals/coat * 2 coats = ? ttl gals ...
February 24, 2011

math
Distance, D = Rate, R * Time, T D = y R = 15 fps T = x seconds D = RT y = 15x
February 24, 2011

geometry
First, you need to graph this triangle. Then, use the distance formula to find the distance between points (length of the sides). Area A = 1/2 bh
February 24, 2011

Math
Also, I just noticed, Type A contains (????HOW MANY) ounces of oats and (????HOW MANY)ounces of corn per pound. Type B contains (????HOW MANY)ounces of oats and (????HOW ANY)ounces of corn per pound.
February 24, 2011

Math--Shell Missing Info
Please recheck your problem, your are missing information. Type A and Type B are both oats and corn mixtures. Is this correct? The farmer wants to combine the two feeds so that the resulting mixture has at least (????HOW MANY POUNDS) pounds of oats and at least(????HOW MANY ...
February 24, 2011

math
x = amount invested at 6% y = amount invested at 8% 0.06x = interest at 0.06 0.08y = interest at 0.08 Solve simultaneously, x + y = 6400 0.08y = 2(0.06x) x = $2560 y = $3840 $153.60 = 6% int $307.20 = 8% int
February 24, 2011

Maths
A. The circumference of a circle is the actual length around the circle. Circumference C = 2 pi r r = 30, pi = 3.14 C = (2)(3.14)(30) C = 60(3.14) C = 188.4 for 1 lap 6 laps = 6 * C 6 laps = 6 * 188.4 meters 6 laps = ? meters B. P = 2w + 2L w = 37 cm./100 = 0.37 m L = 5.2 m P...
February 24, 2011

S.P
I = PRT (Interest = Principal*Rate*Time) I = 30,000 * 0.07 * 4 I = ?
February 24, 2011

math !!!! :O
This exact question was answered earlier today. See link. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1298550296
February 24, 2011

math
3x^2 y - 5xy + 12x y^2 - 5x y^2 - 4xy 3x^2 y + 7x y^2 - 9xy
February 24, 2011

trig
360 deg = circle 360/6 = 60 deg 60 deg * pi/360 = 60pi/360 = pi/3 rads
February 24, 2011

Algebra 1
x = Rate without wind y = Rate of the wind T = D/R 6 = 3000/(x - y) 6(x - y) = 3000 6x - 6y = 3000 5 = 3000/(x + y) 5(x + y) = 3000 5x + 5y = 3000 Solve simultaneously, 6x - 6y = 3000 5x + 5y = 3000 5 *(6x - 6y = 3000)= 30x - 30y = 15,000 6 *(5x + 5y = 3000)= 30x + 30y = 18,...
February 24, 2011

math-Mathmate could you look at please
I was working on this at the same tiime as you, but I arrived at a different answer. x = amt Tierra had 2x/5 = amt Tierra spent 3x/5 = amt Tierra had left y = amt Alex had 4x/5 = amt Alex spent y - 4x/5 = amt Alex had left z = amt Nico had $40 = amt Nico spent z - 40 = amt ...
February 24, 2011

math
I = PRT (Interest, I = Principal, P * Rate, R * Time, T P = 30,000 R = 7% = 0.07 T = 4 I = 30,000 * 0.07 * 4 I = 2100 * 4 I = 8400
February 24, 2011

math
h/-6 >= 5
February 23, 2011

alg readiness
Or, your could do, Assuming you know that a dollar is 10 dimes, etc. 1.00 = 10 dimes 4.00 = 4 * 10 dimes = 40 dimes 0.60 cents = 6 dimes 4.60 = 40 dimes + 6 dimes 4.60 = ? dimes
February 23, 2011

alg readiness
3/5 of a dollar = 0.60 (3/5) 4.60/0.10 = ?
February 23, 2011

algebra
(8.1 x 10^-9) x (4 x 10^2)? There are different ways to approach this problem I would do this problem like this, 8.1 * 4 * 10^-9 * 10^2 32.4 * 10^-7 0.00000324 32.4 with the decimal point moved 7 places to the left (since the exponent is negative)
February 23, 2011

math 117 for bobpursley
Ally is NOT correct.
February 23, 2011

math
Distance D = Rate R * Time T R = rate she rowed R + 2 = combined rate (rowing and river current) RT = D (R + 2)*6 = 16 6R + 12 = 16 6R = 4 R = 4/6 = 2/3 = 0.67 R = 0.67 km/hr rowing
February 23, 2011

ALGEBRA
If you asked this same question yesterday, refer to that post. I know this was answered yesterday, but I search quickly and can't find it.
February 23, 2011

geometry
Area of square = side s^2 100 = s^2 s = 10 The diagonals of a square bisect each other and meet at 90 degrees. The diagonals of a square bisect its angles. The diagonals of a square are perpendicular. The diagonals of a square are equal. This means that the two diagonals ...
February 23, 2011

math
Integration of x^2 ln(x^3+2) | = integration symbol | x^2 ln(x^3 + 2) w = x^3 + 2 dw = 3x^2 1/3 dw = x^2 1/3 | ln(w) dw Integration by parts | u dv = uv - | v du u = ln(w) dv = dw du = 1/w dw v = w 1/3 | ln(w) dw = 1/3 ln(w) w - 1/3 | w 1/w dw = 1/3 w ln(w) - 1/3 | w/w dw = 1/...
February 23, 2011

math
derivative of ln(x^3 + 2) f'(ln(f(x))) = 1/(f(x)) * f'(x) f'(ln(x^3 + 2)) = 1/(x^3 + 2) * 3x^2 f'(ln(x^3 + 2)) = 3x^2/(x^3 + 2) f' = 3x^2/(x^3 + 2)
February 23, 2011

geometry
A regular octagon has 8 equal sides P = sum of all the sides, or P = number of sides * length of side P = 8 * 9.4 P = ?
February 23, 2011

math
Volume of sphere, V = 4/3 pi r^3 2123 = 4/3 pi r^3 6369 = 4 pi r^3 1592.25 = pi r^3 1592.25 = (3.14)r^3 507.086 = r^3 r = 7.97432
February 23, 2011

math
(-3,7), (5,-1) Slope-intercept form of the equation is, y = mx + b m = slope b = y-intercept To find slope, m Slope m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1) m = (-1 - 7)/(5 - (-3)) m = -8/8 = -1 To find y-intercept, b Use either point, (-3,7) and substitute the x and y values in the slope-...
February 23, 2011

algerbra/math
x = amount Don has "Leo has 1/5 of the amount Don has" Since Don has " x amount", then 1/5 x = amount Leo has
February 23, 2011

algerbra/math
x = amount Don has "Nadia has 1/2 of the amount Don has" Since Don has " x amount", then 1/2 x = amount Nadia has
February 23, 2011

algerbra/math
Sky, I've done two examples for you. All your problems are the same. Your turn to try the other problems. Post your answers and I will check them for you.
February 23, 2011

math
Or maybe the problem is , (?) 7/25 * 360 (no decimal point) = 2520/25 = 100.8 degrees
February 23, 2011

math
9% = 0.09 0.09 * $245 = $22.05 spent
February 22, 2011

Math
60% = 60/100 = 6/10 completed 10/10 - 6/10 = NOT completed
February 22, 2011

Math
Correct ! Good job :)
February 22, 2011

Math
d = number of DVDs 4d = number of CDs d + 4d = 60 5d = 60 d = ?
February 22, 2011

Algebra 2
2000-60P > 460 + 94p 1540 > 154p 10 > p p < 10 2000-60P < 460 + 94p 1540 < 154p 10 < p p > 10
February 22, 2011

Algebra 2
Your question was answered. Please don't repost without checking your original post for an answer. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1298423664
February 22, 2011

math
What shape is the container ?
February 22, 2011

algebra 2
Which is it -40.4t or -40.5t? First you have -40.4t, then you have -40.5t o(t) = -40.5t + 2159 -40.5t + 2159 < 1750 -40.5t < -409 t > -409/-40.5 t > 10.09877 = 10 t years after 2000 2000 + t years = ?
February 22, 2011

math
2 pints = 1 quart 4 cups = 1 quart Is this what you mean?
February 22, 2011

Algebra 2
-7x^4 + 8x^3 - 8x^2 + 3x-4 The first term in the polynomial, when it is written in decreasing order, is also the term with the biggest exponent, and is called the "leading term". The exponent on a term tells you the "degree" of the term. For instance, the ...
February 22, 2011

Solving a system of linear Equations using Substit
x = number of newsletter copies 0.90x = cost for mailing & printing 600 = cost for research & writing 0.90x + 600 = total cost for publishing newsletter 1.50x = total from selling newsletter 0.90x + 600 = 1.50x 0.6x = 600 x = 1000 newsletters to break-even
February 22, 2011

Math
In 2001, aver. price of an acre = $1132 In 2006, aver. price of an acre = $1657 a. 2001 = 0, 1132; 2006 = 5, 1657 2001 would be the starting year and 2006 would be 5 years later The ordered pairs would be, (0,1132), (5,1657) b. slope m = y2 - y1/(x2 - x1) m = 1657 - 1132/(5 - ...
February 22, 2011

Calc
4x - x^2 -(x^2 - 4x) x^2 - 4x = 0 x^2 - 4x + 4 = 0 + 4 (x - 2)^2 = 4 (x - 2)^2 - 4 -(x - 2)^2 + 4 4 - (x - 2)^2 | = integral sign | 1/(sqrt(4 - (x - 2)^2) dx u = ( x - 2) du = dx | 1/(sqrt(4 - u^2)) du = arcsin u/2 + C = arcsin (x - 2)/2 + C
February 22, 2011

math
n = the number n - 2 = subtract 2 from the number 2(n - 2) = double the difference 2(n - 2) + 7 = then add 7 2(n - 2) + 7 = 57 2n - 4 + 7 = 57 2n + 3 = 57 2n = 54 n = 27 The number is 27
February 22, 2011

math--Unclear problem
Your problem is not clear. 8 __ 72 __ 2 __ What does the ___ mean ?
February 22, 2011

Algebra II
2y - 1 = 3x - y/5 3x - 4/8 = y/4 First, simplify both equations 2y - 1 = 3x - y/5 Multiply both sides by 5 10y - 5 = 15x - y 11y - 15x = 5 3x - 4/8 = y/4 Multiply both sides by 8 24x - 4 = 2y -2y + 24x = 4 Multiply by 2 (11y - 15x = 5) Multiply by 11 (-2y + 24x = 4) 22y - 30x...
February 22, 2011

Math
Solve without graphing first so that you know what x and y equal. Then pick three points for each to graph. 3x + y = 6 x = 1, y = 3 x = 2, y = 0 x = 3, y = -3 2x + 3y = 13 x = 1, y = 11/3 = 3.67 (3.67 is a little more than 3 1/2) x = 2, y = 3 x = 3, y = 7/3 = 2.34 (2.34 is a ...
February 22, 2011

Math
I = PRT This is a formula for calculating simple interest. Interest = Principal * Rate * Time Example, you put $500 in a saving account, at 3% interest per year. To find the interest after two years, P = $500, R = 0.03, T = 2 I = 500 * 0.03 * 2 I = 1000 * 0.03 I = $30
February 22, 2011

Algebra
-3x + 2y = 8 x + 4y = -4 x + 4y = -4 x = -4 - 4y Substitute, x = -4 - 4y in, -3x + 2y = 8 -3(-4 - 4y) + 2y = 8 12 + 12y + 2y = 8 14y = -4 y = -4/14 y = -2/7 Substitute, y = -2/7 in either equation to find x. Then check your solutions in the original equations.
February 22, 2011

Algebra 2
R = 238.39x - 0.5x^2 x = 154 154^2 = 154 * 154 = 23716 R = 238.39(154) - -0.5(154)^2 R = 36,712.06 - 0.5(23716) R = 36,712.06 - 11,858.00 R = ?
February 22, 2011

Math
x = number of days to operate NJ y = number of days to operate OH z = number of days to operate GA 10x + 70y + 60z = 2150 (Handbags) 20x + 50y + 80z = 2300 (Shoes) 40x + 30y + 90z = 2500 (Belts) Solve for x, y, and z simultaneously If you want, post back with your answer and I...
February 22, 2011

Math
If your equation is, (5x - 2 + 3)/(x - 8) = 0 Multiply both sides by x - 8 5x + 1 = 0 5x = -1 x = -1/5
February 22, 2011

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