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**math please help**

Questions, for example, "175t 6x is less than 236" Does the problem state what the "t" and "x" stand for ? What is the sign between 175t and 6x (+, -, /, *) ?
*February 20, 2011*

**Math**

50 + x = elder's future age 15 + x = younger persons future age 50 + x = 3(15 + x) 50 + x = 45 + 3x 2x = 5 x = 2.5 yrs 50 + x = 50 + 2.5 = 52.5 yrs 15 + x = 15 + 2.5 = 17.5 yrs 3 * 17.5 = 52.5
*February 20, 2011*

**algebra**

Distance D = Rate R * Time T 60 = rate for car T = time for car 60T = distance for car 40 = rate for bus T + 1.50 = rate for bus 40(T + 1.50) = distance for bus Distances are equal 60T = 40(T + 1.50) Solve for T, time in hours for car to overtake the bus R + 40 = rate for train
*February 20, 2011*

**algebra**

Distance D = Rate R * Time T T = D/R R = rate for car R + 40 = rate for train 140/R = time for car 280/(R + 40) = time for train Times are equal 280/(R + 40) = 140/R Cross multiply and solve for R, rate for car R + 40 = rate for train
*February 20, 2011*

**algebra**

x = = amt of car loan at 0.037 y = amt house loan at 0.088 0.037x + 0.088y = 22611.73 x + y = 260394 Solve these two equations simultaneously
*February 20, 2011*

**algebra**

3x^2 + 10xy + 7y^2 (x + y )(3x + 7y)
*February 20, 2011*

**chemistry**

FYI You need to post specific questions regarding all the problems that you have posted. When you post question after question, all in a row, it appears that you are dumping your homework here. Tutors will not do not your homework for you. Post the work you have done for each ...
*February 20, 2011*

**chemistry**

FYI You need to post specific questions regarding all the problems that you have posted. When you post question after question, all in a row, it appears that you are dumping your homework here. Tutors will not do not your homework for you. Post the work you have done for each ...
*February 20, 2011*

**maths**

points (3,6) and (-5,-2) Slope m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1) m = (-2 - 6)/(-5 - 3) m = -8/-8 = 1 Slope-intercept form of the equation, y = mx + b, where m = slope and b = y-intercept To find the y-intercept, Use either point to substitute into the equation, y = mx + b P (3,6), m = 1...
*February 20, 2011*

**maths**

3/5 boys, 1/10 girls, the remainder were adults First, find the LCD, 10 3/5 = 6/10 6/10 boys + 1/10 girls = 7/10 total children that were spectators
*February 20, 2011*

**Maths**

2x - y - y^2 cannot be factored.
*February 20, 2011*

**Math**

FYI Reiny, I didn't see that you had already solved this problem before I answered the same same post below. I noticed are answers were different. The height = diameter, not radius. I am not sure if 'Scratch my reply" means your 1st answer here or your 2nd answer.
*February 20, 2011*

**Math**

Cylinder SA = 2 pi r h + 2 pi r^2 diameter d = height = h radius r = 1/2 d = 1/2 h 200 = 2 pi 1/2 * h * h + 2 pi (1/2 h)^2 200 = 2(pi)(1/2 h^2) + 2(pi)(1/4 h^2) 200 = 2/2(pi)(h^2) + 2/4(pi)(h^2) 200 = 4/4(pi)(h^2) + 2/4(pi)(h^2) 200 = 6/4(pi)(h^2) 200 = 3/2(pi)(h^2) 400 = 3 (...
*February 20, 2011*

**algebra**

(2/5 - 1/3)/(2/3 - 3/4) Find the LCD for the numerator, 15 Find the LCD for the denominator, 12 (6/15 - 5/15)/(8/12 - 9/12) = (1/15)/(-1/12) Invert the denominator and multiply, 1/15 * -12/1 = -12/15 Reduce the fraction -12/15 = - 4/5
*February 19, 2011*

**mat/117--Incomplete problem**

(C-5)-^2 This is the second time you have posted this. You were already told to proofread your problem and you were asked a question (you failed to answer). The form of your problem doesn't make sense. Your problem is already in factored form. What is the '-' ...
*February 19, 2011*

**finance**

I would think that when preparing a budget historical trends should be considered. This is MY opinion or comment, not based on actual knowledge of this particular subject.
*February 19, 2011*

**intermediat algebra**

-2x + 9y = 56 9x – 9y = 0 Add these two equations 7x + 0y = 56 7x = 56 x = 8 Substitute x = 8 in either equation to find y. Then check your solution for x and y in the original equation(s).
*February 19, 2011*

**Algebra**

-0.2x^2+12x+11 When x = 30, y = 191, so yes, you are correct. Solve this equation by completing the square, -0.2x^2+12x+11 Divide both sides by -0.2 x^2 - 60x - 55 = 0 x^2 - 60x = 55 x^2 - 60x + 900 = 55 + 900 (x - 30)^2 = 955 + - (x - 30) = (sqrt(955)) + x - 30 = 30.9031 x = ...
*February 19, 2011*

**algebra**

19 games, made 0.38 of 203 shots 0.38 * 203 = 77.14 shots made 203 shots/19 games = 10.68 shots/game 10.68 shots * 8 games left = 85.44 possible shots 203 shots made + 85 shots yet to make = 288 shots 288 * 0.45 = 129.6 = 130 shots need to make ttl 130 ttl shots needed - 77 ...
*February 19, 2011*

**algebra**

x = people in audience 1/2 x = left 1st 1/3 (1/2 x) = 1/6 x = left next 1/4 (1/3)(1/2)x = 1/24 x = left last x - (1/2 x + 1/6 x + 1/24 x) = 9 Solve for x
*February 19, 2011*

**algebra**

This is a dumb question (my opinion only). If he has an empty stomach, wouldn't the minimum volume be the volume of the pizza? Cylinder volume = pi r^3 h I answered this question a few days ago, using the volume formula for a sphere. MattsRiceBowl suggested the shape of a ...
*February 19, 2011*

**algebra **

This exact question was answered recently. If the link below doesn't work, click on the first link under Related Questions below. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1297732134
*February 19, 2011*

**Math**

Maybe this link will help answer your question. http://satteststudy.com/average-sat-score/
*February 19, 2011*

**Algebra**

8x^3 + 1728 Factor out 8 8(x^3 + 216) Now, this is in the form of the sum of two cubes, (a^3 + b^3) = (a + b)(a^2 - ab + b^2) Hint, a^3 = x^3, a = x And, b^3 = 216, b = 6 8(x^3 + 216) Now, you should be able to easily factor this.
*February 19, 2011*

**Algebra**

(-11)^(-3) = 1/(-11)^3 = - 1/1331
*February 19, 2011*

**Algebra**

Julie, because of formatting please type division problems as follows (using "/" for division). If this is your problem, ((4y^2)^5)/y^-3 1024y^10/y^-3 = 1024y^13 Subtract the exponents, 10 - (-3) = 13 Or, 1024y^10/(1/y^3) Invert the denominator and multiply, 1024y^10...
*February 19, 2011*

**Math**

x = Overtime hrs 30x = Overtime wages 5x = Regular hrs 20(5x) = Regular wages 30x + 20(5x) = 650 30x + 100x = 650 130x = 650 x = 5 overtime hours 30 * 5 = $150 OT pay 20 * 25 = $500 Reg pay Total 30 hrs = $650
*February 19, 2011*

**Mathematics**

1.find the capacity of rectangular tone? in liters. If you mean the volume of a rectangular solid, then (since you didn't specify, I will assume feet) V = Lwh L = 5.5, w = 3.5, h = 3.6 V = (5.5)(3.5)(3.6) V = 69.3 cubic feet To convert to liters 1 ft = 12 in 1 in = 2.54 cm...
*February 19, 2011*

**algebra**

Answered in your previous post.
*February 19, 2011*

**algebra**

D = RT (Distance = Rate * Time) 110 = rate of Train B T = time of Train B 110T = distance of Train B 100 = rate of Train A T + 0.50 = time of Train A (10:40 - 10:10 = 30 min = 60/30 = 0.50 h) 100(T + 0.50) = distance of Train A Distances are equal 110T = 100(T + 0.50) 110T = ...
*February 19, 2011*

**jj**

$11.50 - $6.50 = $5.00 $5.00/$6.50 = 0.769231 0.769231 * 100 = 76.92308% of increase
*February 18, 2011*

**FP/101 FOUNDATIONS OF PERSONAL FINANCE (AXIA)**

Just a guess, but FRM (fixed rate mortgage), first developed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
*February 18, 2011*

**AP physics**

See 1st link below under Related Questions. This almost exact problem was answered.
*February 18, 2011*

**algebra**

Ann/Sam, none of your problems make sense. I have no idea what you are trying to do.
*February 18, 2011*

**algebra**

Ann/Sam, none of your problems make sense. I have no idea what you are trying to do.
*February 18, 2011*

**algebra**

Ann/Sam, none of your problems make sense. I have no idea what you are trying to do.
*February 18, 2011*

**algebra**

Ann/Sam, none of your problems make sense. I have no idea what you are trying to do.
*February 18, 2011*

**foundationd of personal finance**

Pack your lunch at home instead of eating out every day (assuming you work). Bring a thermos of coffee to work instead of stopping at Starbucks.
*February 18, 2011*

**Geometry**

V = pi r^2 h units^3 r = 5, h = 4 V = (3.14)(5^2)(4) units^3 V = ?
*February 18, 2011*

**Algebra HELP**

In the future, please number each problem. 1. 18/5 2. all values of x ( all real numbers) 3. all values of x ( all real numbers) 4. no solution
*February 18, 2011*

**Algebra**

8x^2 - 16xy + 8y^2 Factor out 8 8(x^2 - 2xy + y^2) Now, using the form of, square of a difference a^2 - 2ab + b^2 = (a - b )^2 8(x^2 - 2xy + y^2) = 8(x - y)^2
*February 18, 2011*

**Algebra again. Help**

Recheck your problem. As your problem is stated, Reiny is correct.
*February 18, 2011*

**Algebra: Help please**

Please see this link for a definition. http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/monomial.html
*February 18, 2011*

**geometry**

Your question is not clear. "if df equals 300m, find df. round to the nearest tenth." Find df? df = 300m
*February 18, 2011*

**calculus--No question**

What is your question?
*February 17, 2011*

**P I **

84 - 60 = 24 (24/60) * 100 = % of increase = ?
*February 17, 2011*

**Math**

If you expect an answer to your question please put your school subject in the School Subject box.
*February 17, 2011*

**MPG**

525 mi /17.5 gal = mi/gal = ?
*February 17, 2011*

**Math**

If you expect an answer to your question please put your school subject in the School Subject box.
*February 17, 2011*

**notation**

If you mean percent, 5/8 = 0.625 * 100 = 62.5%
*February 17, 2011*

**commission rate**

150/3000 = 0.05 * 100 = 5%
*February 17, 2011*

**math**

g = grams of 99% cocoa 0.99g = value of 99% cocoa 200 - g = grams of 70% cocoa 0.70(200 - g) = value of 70% cocoa 0.86(200) = value of mixture 0.99g + 0.70(200 - g) = 0.86(200) Solve for g, grams of 99% cocoa 200 - g = grams of 70% cocoa
*February 17, 2011*

**To helper -**

I'm sorry, I have been having problems with my email. Soon as my son-in-law arrives home he can check from his computer (somehow?). I've had nothing but problems since I upgraded to Outlook from Outlook Express.
*February 17, 2011*

**Algebra**

q = number of quarters 3q - 4 = number of dimes 0.25q = value of quarters 0.10(3q - 4) = value of dimes 0.25q + 0.10(3q - 4) = 7.85 Solve for q, number of quarters 3q - 4 = number of dimes
*February 17, 2011*

**Algebra**

45t^2 - 72t + 24 Only 3 can be factored from each term.
*February 17, 2011*

**math**

4 2/3 = 14/3 15 * 14/3 = 210/3 = 70 Alternate way 15 * 4 2/3 = 15 * 4 + 15 * 2/3 = 60 + 30/3 = 60 + 10 = 70
*February 17, 2011*

**math**

13 1/3 divide by 6 2/9 13 1/3 = 40/3 6 2/9 = 56/9 Dividing is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal (13 1/3)/(6 2/9) = 40/3 * 9/56 = 120/56 = 2 8/56 = 2 1/7 I'm not sure what your question was, but it appears that you arrived at the correct answer.
*February 17, 2011*

**pre algebra**

Dividing is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal. (1/2)/(2/3) = 1/2 * 3/2 = 3/4
*February 16, 2011*

**algebra**

x = miles walked x + 5.75 = miles jogged(3/4 = .75) x + x + 5.75 = 15 Solve for x, miles walked
*February 16, 2011*

**math**

5.1 x 10^-6 Since the exponent is negative, count 6 places to the left from where the decimal point is. 5.1 x 10^-6 = 0.0000051
*February 16, 2011*

**Math**

Two Angles are Supplementary if they add up to 180 degrees. 180 - 35.5 = ?
*February 16, 2011*

**math**

Since you didnt specify, based on simple interest, 9 1/2% annual rate = 0.095 0.095/360 days = 0.000264 daily rate I = PRT I = 750 * 0.000264 * 200 I = ?
*February 16, 2011*

**Calculus**

sec^3 x tan x dx | = integral symbol Rewrite as | sec^2 x sec x tan x dx u = sec x du = sec x tan x | u^2 du 1/3 u^3 + C Substitute back in, u = sec x 1/3 sec^3 x + C
*February 16, 2011*

**math--Arianna check your problem**

25 = 5^3x-1 You need to use parentheses. Is it, 5^(3x - 1) ? Or, 5^(3)x - 1 ? Or, ?
*February 16, 2011*

**Math- Algebra II**

correct, no solution
*February 16, 2011*

**algebra**

x = plan 1 y = plan 2 175x = plan 1 cost 200y = plan 2 cost The two equations are, (Divided by 1000 for easier calculation) x + y = 38 175x + 200y = 7200 Solve these equations simultaneously to find x and y. (if you are correct, x = 16, y = 22)
*February 16, 2011*

**math**

5/t^1/4 - 6/t^2/3 I rewrite as, (my preference) 5t^(-1/4) - 6t(-2/3) h' = -1/4 * 5t^(-5/4) - (-2/3 * 6t^(-5/3)) h' = -5/4t^(-5/4) + 12/3t(-5/3) h' -5/4t^(-5/4) + 4t(-5/3) h' = 4/(t^(5/3)) - 5/(t(^5/4))
*February 16, 2011*

**accounting**

You also need to do an entry for the difference of 6500.
*February 16, 2011*

**Survey of Math 140**

Simple interest 10% = 0.1 /365 = 0.000274 daily interest 3/8 to 5/26 = 79 days 79 * 0.000274 = 0.021646 (79 day interest rate) * $4000 = $86.58 interest this period 5/27 to 7/31 = 65 days 65 * 0.000274 = 0.01781 (65 day interest rate) * $2700 ($4000 - 1300) = 48.08 interest ...
*February 16, 2011*

**Math**

(x+1)(4x^2-8x+7) u = x + 1 v = 4x^2 - 8x + 7 Use the product rule, d/dx (uv) = u dv/dx + v du/dx d/dx (uv) = (x+1)(8x-8)+(4x^2-8x+7)(1) You can take it from here
*February 16, 2011*

**physics for scientists and engeneers I**

assuming the 27 was really horizontal, then the change in velocity has to be determined. To get 43m high (that is pretty high)... 1/2 m vi^2=mg(43) vi=sqrt (86*9.8) change momentum=massball*deltaV ok,to get deltaV, deltaV=sqrt(86*9.8) j +27i) then force= changemometum/time you...
*February 15, 2011*

**Physics**

Doesn't one get a rainbow when a diamond bends light,each color in a slightly different directon?
*February 15, 2011*

**Physics**

what do currents do?
*February 15, 2011*

**intermediate algebra-check my answer**

You were given the points, (x1, y1) = (-8, -6) and (x2, y2) = (0, 0) y = 3/4 x + b Use one of the given points, for example, (-8, -6) Solve for b -6 = 3/4(-8) + b b = 0 Therefore, the equation is y = 3/4 x + 0 y = 3/4 x I guess I miss-understood you. I didn't realize that ...
*February 15, 2011*

**intermediate algebra-check my answer**

y = ax + b m = 3/4 y = 3/4 x + b You need to find b for this equation. Substitute one of the given points into your equation and solve for b. Then use that b value for your equation.
*February 15, 2011*

**Calculus (I Truly Need Help) Continued**

From algebra, do you know how to find the inverse? The same method is used. Have you tried to find the inverse?
*February 15, 2011*

**math**

(10,-4), (-3,10) Slope m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1) m = (10 + 4)/(-3 - 10) m = 14/-13 = -14/13 = -1.07692
*February 15, 2011*

**Math**

Area of circle = pi r^2
*February 15, 2011*

**math**

Slope intercept form, y = mx + b (6,4), (-6,-6) m = (-6 - 4)/(-6 - 6) m = -10/-12 = 5/6 To find b, use (6,4) m = 5/6 4 = 5/6 (6) + b 4 = 30/6 + b 4 = 5 + b b = -1 Equation y = 5/6 x - 1
*February 15, 2011*

**Geometry**

I'll find one side. Triangle ABC, angle A = 36 side c (hypotenuse) = 9 To find side a (opposite side) sin A = op/hyp = a/c = a/9 sin 36 = a/9 0.5878 = a/9 9 * 0.5878 = a a = 5.2902 Area = 1/2 bh In this case, (right triangle) A = 1/2 ab (side a, side b) I found side a, you...
*February 14, 2011*

**Geometry**

Triangle ABC, angle A = 55 deg side b = 43 tan A = op/adj = a/b = a/43 tan 55 = a/43 a = 43 * 1.4281 a = 61.4083 cos 55 = adj/hyp = b/c = 43/c cos 55 = 43/c c = 43/0.5736 c = 74.9651 I'll let you finish (not sure what 'length of triangle' is) Length of triangle = ?
*February 14, 2011*

**exponents**

Please give an example.
*February 14, 2011*

**geometry**

Area = Lw Diagonal d^2 = L^2 + w^2 26^2 = L^2 + 10^2 676 = 100 + L^2 L^2 = 576 L = 24 L = 24, w = 10 A = Lw A = 24(10) A = ?
*February 14, 2011*

**matemáticas**

Is this the question? The rectangular base perimeter of a piano is 16 feet. What are all the possible dimensions of the piano, using only whole numbers of feet?
*February 14, 2011*

**math**

This is a dumb question (my opinion only). If he has an empty stomach, wouldn't the minimum volume be the volume of the pizza? This is a complete guess. Sphere volume = 4/3 pi r^3
*February 14, 2011*

**Alegbra**

What are you trying to do with these equations? Please post the exact directions to your problem.
*February 14, 2011*

**College algebra**

See your post below for a detailed example of how to complete this problem.
*February 14, 2011*

**College algebra**

Slope-intercept form of the equation y = mx + b m = slope = 6/7 y = 6/7 x + b To find b, use point (0,3), where x = 0 and y = 3. Solve for b. y = 6/7 x + b 3 = 6/7(0) + b 3 = 0 + b b = 3 So, the equation is y = 6/7 x + 3
*February 14, 2011*

**Math**

x = people in audience 1/2 x = left 1st 1/3 (1/2 x) = 1/6 x = left next 1/4 (1/3)(1/2)x = 1/24 x = left last x - (1/2 x + 1/6 x + 1/24 x) = 9 Solve for x
*February 14, 2011*

**English**

I guess you don't want your question answered. You waste tutor's time when you don't follow directions and put your school subject in the School Subject box.
*February 14, 2011*

**math**

6xy is the correct answer.
*February 14, 2011*

**algebra**

3x + 4 > 9, Solve the inequality 3x + 4 > 9 3x > 5 x > 5/3 = 1.67 Therefore, for x to be a solution, x > 1.67 You should be able to finish the problem from here.
*February 14, 2011*

**math**

3^5 + 3^5 + 3^5 243 + 243 + 243 = ?
*February 14, 2011*

**algebra**

V = 1/3*6300*7 Multiply both sides by the denominator 3 3v = (6300)(7) 3v = 44,100 v = 14,700
*February 14, 2011*

**geometry**

Draw a rhombus with the diagonals. 4 right triangles are formed. The intersection of the diagonals of a rhombus form 90 degree (right) angles (property of a rhombus). The diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other. This means that they cut each other in half. So, each of the ...
*February 14, 2011*

**maths**

(0.008)^x = 1/25 x log 0.008 = log 1/25 -4.828314 x = -3.218876 x = -3.218876/-4.828314 x = ?
*February 14, 2011*

**Math**

x^3 = 27 Take cube root of both sides x = 3 Because, 3 * 3 * 3 = 27 I'm not sure what your 2nd problem is. Is your problem, x^4 = 16 ? If so, x^4 = 16 Take the forth root of both sides x = +- 2 Because, 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 = 16 Or, -2 * -2 * -2 * -2 = 16 FYI, 4^3 = 4 * 4 * 4 = ...
*February 14, 2011*

**Math Trivia**

The web link provided gave the answer. I pasted it below. The calculation was done wrong. The 2 dollars should not be added to 27 but subtracted to get 25 dollars. Put in another way, $25 is with the owner of the Hotel, each of the 3 guests received $1 from the clerk, and he ...
*February 13, 2011*

**math**

Answered in previous post.
*February 13, 2011*

**math**

If I am picturing this correctly, a right triangle is formed, with the diagonal of 75' being the hypotenuse. x = one leg (vertical height) x + 15 = other leg (horizontal distance) Use the Pythagorean theorem, c^2 = a^2 + b^2 75^2 = x^2 + (x + 15)^2 Solve for x
*February 13, 2011*