# Posts by Helper

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Algebra
D = RT, T = D/R 69 = Suzi Rate T = Suzi Time 69T = Suzi Distance 41 = Jim Rate T + 2.73 = Jim Time (T = 112/41 = 2.73) 41(T + 2.73) = Jim Distance Since distances are equal 69T = 41(T + 2.73) 69T = 41T + 111.93 28T = 111.93 T = 3.99 = 4 69T = Suzi Distance 69(4) = 276 miles

Algebra
jai's answer is NOT correct -0.075t + 3.85 < 3.7 Add -3.85 to both sides -0.075t + 3.85 + -3.85 < 3.7 + -3.85 -0.075t < -0.15 Divide both sides by -0.075 When dividing by a negative the sense of the inequality reverses t > 2

bus math
Loan is \$50,000 at 9% for 7 years. Calculate Monthly Payment P = iA/(1 - (1 + i)^-N P = payment amount (per month) i = Interest Rate = 0.09/12 = 0.0075 A = Loan amount = 50,000 N = number of payments = 84 P = 0.0075(50,000)/(1 - (1+0.0075)^-84) P = 375/(1 - (1.0075)^-84) P = ...

bus math
Is this simple interest or compounded? If compounded, how? Yearly, quarterly, annually ?

ENGLISH HS
I would think you should be more professional. Something along the lines of, Good afternoon, Accounting department, Susan Smith (maybe mention from ABC Corp?)speaking. How may I help you? Maybe not this exactly, but you get the idea. The ending can be simple. It was nice ...

Calculus
What is "0 ¡Ü t ¡Ü" ? What is "¡Ü t ¡Ü ¡Þ"? Please check questions after posting. Tutor's can't help if they do not understand the symbols you are using.

arithmetic
The nth term of an arithmetic progression is defined by n = a + (n-1)d where, n = the nth term a = the first term d = the common difference Therefore, 58 = 10 + (13 - 1)d 48 = 12d d = 4

Calculus
What is "c in 0 ¡Üc¡Ü 1" ? You should always check your question after posting. A tutor can't help if they cannot understand your 'symbols'.

math
1.) 9 more than 1/2 the number no more than -8. n = number n + 9 = nine more 1/2 n = half the number no more than -8 (means) <= -8 1/2 n + 9 <= -8 1/2 n <= -17 Multiply both sides by 2 n <= -34 number is 34 (less than or equal -34) 2.) h hours at rate of 55 mi/hr D...

math
What is your problem? 2 to 4th power x 2 -2 ? Is this your problem? 2^4 * 2^(-2) If so, 2^4 = 16 2^(-2) = 1/(2^2) = 1/4 2^4 * 2^(-2) = 16 * 1/4 = 16/4 = 4 4 = 2^2

math
30 >= -6(5-x) 30 >= -30 + 6x 60 >= 6x 10 >= x x <= 10

math

algebra
y = 20, 17, 14, 11 x = 1, 2, 3, 4 change in y-- 17 - 20 = -3 14 - 17 = -3 11 - 14 = -3 change in x-- 2 - 1 = 1 3 - 2 = 1 4 - 3 = 1 Slope m = y difference/x difference m = -3/1 = -3 y = mx + b To find b using point (1,20) m = -3 20 = -3(1) + b 20 = -3 + b b = 23 Therefore, the ...

algebra
a^6-729 = (a-3)(a+3)(a^2-3a+9)(a^2+3a+9)

algebra
x = number of hours 45 + 30x < 25 + 35x Solve for x

algebra
Your question is? This can be factored. r^2+ 11r + 30 = 0 (r + 6)(r + 5) = 0 r = -6, r = -5

algebra

algebra
(bc^2)-^2 Do you mean, (bc^2)^-2 (bc^2)^-2 = b^-2 c^-4 = 1/(c^4 b^2)

college algebra
-x^7,-7x^3,-35x^6 GCF = x^3

college algebra
6x^3 - 6x^2- x + 1 This can be factored without grouping? (x - 1)(6x^2 - 1)

algebra-college
Do you mean (-5x^2)^2 ? If so, (-5x^2)^2 = (-5)^2 x^4 = 25x^4

Trigonometry
B = 100, b = 60 < a = 100 When the given angle is obtuse, and the side opposite the given angle is less than or equal to the other given side, there is no solution.

Calculus
My question is, What is x 3 -b ? Is this what you mean (5/2)x^3 - b?

Calculus
What is your question? "(5/2) x 3-b" What does this represent or mean?

math
Perimeter p, w = width, L = length P = 2w + 2L In this case. P = w + 2L w = 10, L = 15 P = 10 + 2(15) P = ?

Algebra
Sorry, I forgot the last step. r = +- (sqrt(C/W))

Algebra
W = Cr^-2 W = C * 1/r^2 Multiply both sides by r^2 r^2 W = C r^2 = C/W

army public
Please put your school subject in the School Subject box. +5 - 2 = +3 per day x = number of days 3x = 20 x = 6.67 days or 7 days

Geometry
Please put your school subject in the School Subject box. In a scalene triangle, all sides are unequal.

algebra
If this is your problem, (1.5x^3 + 4.8x^2 - 3.7x) - (-4.3x^3 - 4.5x^2 + 32) 5.8 x^3 + 9.3 x^2 - 3.7 x - 32

algebra
If you mean, u^(-8) = 1/(u^8)

algebra
If your problem is, 54r^(14)/(-3r^7) = -18r^7

math
26.000 less 5,000 = 21,000 loan 11% for 36 months A = P * (r * (1 + r)^n)/((1 + r)^n - 1) A = Payment amount/period P = Loan amount = 21,000 r = interest rate = .11/36 = 0.003056 n = number of payments = 36 A = 21,000*(0.003056*(1 + 0.003056)^36 / ((1 + 0.003056)^36 - 1) A = ...

Math 156
A rectangle has 4 right angles. I don't know what "four right sides" mean. If you mean right angles, the correct wording would be "four right angles".

MATH
x = number of days y = 110 - 2.75x

Math
You're welcome :)

Math
Solve for ? Solving for x, 6x + 5y = 15 6x = 15 - 5y x = (15 - 5y)/6 Solving for y, 6x + 5y = 15 5y = 15 - 6x y = (15 - 6x)/5

No, you are not correct. But, you almost had it! To compute the actual increase in profit, first plug in 5, then plug in 6. The difference between f(5) and f(6) is the actual. p(x)= 3x^2 - 5x + 2 p(5) = 3(5)^2 - 5(5) + 2 = 52 p(6) = 3(6)^2 - 5(6) + 2 = 80 p(6) - p(5) = 80 - 52...

y=sqrt 2x^2 +1 at the point (2,3). No, you are not correct. First, you need to find the derivative of, (sqrt(2x^2 + 1)) dy/dx = 2x(2x^2 + 1)^(-1/2) This is the slope of the tangent line at P. Now plug in P(2,3) 2x(2x^2 + 1)^(-1/2) 2(2)(2(2^2) + 1)^(-1/2) 4(8 + 1)^(-1/2) 4 * (9...

Math
dy/dx 2x^(1/2) 2 * 1/2 x^(1/2 - 2/2) 2/2 x^(-1/2) = x^(-1/2) = 1/(sqrt(x))

math
Correct

math
Correct

intermediate algebra
Correct

MATH
Please learn to type exponents as ^2 (means to the second power) (4^(-1)m^(-2)n^(-3)/(2mn)^(-3)) (1/4 1/m^2 1/n^3)/(1/(8m^3n^3)) (1/(4m^2n^3))/(1/(8m^3n^3)) (8m^3n^3)/(4m^2n^3) = 2m

Calculus
If you put (-1)^(4/3) in a calculator you get = -0.5 - 0.866025404 i (I used google calculator) If you put in "cube root (-1)" you get -1. -1 * 4 = -1 Using, (-1)^(4/3) = -1 3/8 (8)^(4/3) - 3/8 (-1)^(4/3) 3/8 (16) + 3/8 6 + 3/8 = 51/8 So, the book answer of 51/8 is ...

Algebra
I can't graph this for you. What do you not understand about graphing? Pick values for x and solve for y. After you get a handful of x,y values, plot the points for your graph.

algebra
3³+53*(39)-(2+5*9) 27 + 2067 - (2 + 45) 2094 - 47 = 2047

Algebra
Please check your 1st post. Also, please have patience. Tutors volunteer their time answering questions. Sometimes an answer is given very quickly and other times it could take a few hours.

Accounting ethics
Have you googled "How to CONDUCT a stakeholder analysis"? I just did and there are many good links. Whether these are helpful, only you would know. I can't post links here, otherwise I would. Good luck.

math
x = hourly rate 40x + 12x = 520 Solve for x

Algebra
Symmetric to y-axis if an equivalent equation is obtained when x is replaced by -x. It is symmetric to the y-axis, not x-axis.

Algebra
4y^4 + 24x^2 = 28 Symmetric to x-axis if an equivalent equation is obtained when y is replaced by -y. 4y^4 + 24x^2 = 28 4(-y)^4 + 24x^2 = 28 4y^4 + 24x^2 = 28 Since, the two equations are equivalent, the graph is symmetric to the x-axis. Symmetric to y-axis if an equivalent ...

Algebra
You need parentheses for the 2nd equation. Is this, y = 1/(x^2 + 5) Or, y = 1/(x^2) + 5

algebra
-7(x+5)(x+8) Use FOIL to expand (multiply out). What do you not understand?

math
This is very simple and quick to graph. Have you tried to graph these? What don't you understand?

math
Tutors do not do your homework. The only way you will learn is by trying to solve these yourself. See your first post/problem below. I worked out one problem in detail. Follow this example to do all these problems. If you get stuck post your work and someone will help you.

math
See your first post. Follow that example to complete this problem. Same concept, different numbers.

math
3x - 4y = 22 2x + 5y = 7 To eliminate variable x, Multiply by -2 (3x - 4y = 22) Multiply by 3 (2x + 5y = 7) Add equations -6x + 8y = -44 6x + 15y = 21 0 + 23y = -23 23y = -23 y = -1 To find x, substitute y = -1, in 2x + 5y = 7 2x + 5y = 7 2x - 5 = 7 2x = 12 x = 6 x = 6, y = -1

Algebra
What is the question?

arithmetic
Convert to inches, then use a ratio. 5'2' = 62" 3' = 36" 3'5" = 41" 62:36 = x:41 62/36 = x:41 Cross multiply and solve for x.

Geometry
TU=4x-1, UB=2x-1, TB=5x TU + UB = TB 4x - 1 + 2x - 1 = 5x Solve for x. Substitute the value you find for x in TU (4x - 1) to find the measure of TU.

Math
f(x) = x^2 + 6x f' = 2x + 6

Algebra
b^3 = 1331 b = 11 This problem is asking for the cube root of 1331. ( b * b * b = 1331 ?) There is really nothing to solve. Just like the square root of 100. You either know the answer off hand, approximate to get the answer, use trial an error, OR use a calculator.

Math
Perimeter p = 2w + 2L L = length (you called height) 0.62L = width p = 3' p = 2w + 2L 3 = 2L + 2(0.62L) 3 = 2L + 1.24L Solve for L (height)

math

math
x = frogs Jen caught 4x = frogs Lisa caught x + 4x = 25 Solve for x

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algebra
If this is your problem (5x^4 + 3x^2 - 2x) - (-5x^4 - 3x^2 + 9x) Answer is 10x^4 + 6x^2 - 11x

math
x = number of necklaces 2x = number of earrings 16 + x + 2x = 43 solve for x

algebra
D = RT 88 = Rate of Train B T = Time of Train B 88T = Distance of Train B 80 = Rate of Train A T + .5 = Time of Train A (8:40 - 8:10 = 30 min = .5 h) 80(T + .5) = Distance of Train A Since distances are equal 80(T + .5) = 88T 80T + 40 = 88T 8T = 40 T = 5 Train B will catch up ...

math
What do you mean last step? That is the answer. You can't add -1/4 + (sqrt(3))/4

Algebra-still need some help
Is this a question?

Algebra-still need some help
For the domain, the denominator can't equal zero. -2x - 5 = 0 -2x = 5 x = -5/2 So, x cannot equal -5/2 All x not equal to -5/2 For the numerator, you cannot have a negative inside the square root. x + 6 >= 0 x >= -6 All x >= -6

Math
Please see answer I pasted below. This question was answered by Damon yesterday (and today, at least once already). math - Damon, Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 7:40pm 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 3 assuming at least 3 greeting card choices

math
The question is? 4x + 5 + 29 = 4x + 34

math
x = size of woman's head 8x = size of man's head 8x = 50 x = ?

Perimeter and area
w = width = 9, L = length Area = Lw 81 = 9L L = 9 Perimeter P = 2w + 2L w = 9, L = 9 P = 2(9) + 2(9) P = ?

algebra
Are you adding these two equations? If so, 5x^4 + 3x^2 - 2x -5x^4 - 3x^2 + 9x ------------------- 0 + 0 + 7x The answer is 7x

math
Link doesn't work. There is a space after the last /.

Math
(5x^2 - 4x)(3x^2 + 2x) Use FOIL to expand -8x^2 - 2x^3 + 15x^4 15x^4 - 2x^3 - 8x^2

functions
Functions? This is a geometry problem. The ladder up against the wall forms a right triangle. x = base x + 5 = opposite side 18 = hypotenuse Using the Pythagorean theorem, x^2 + (5 + x)^2 = 18^2 Solve for x 5 + x = how far up the blding the ladder reaches.

geometry
xz = 72 xy = 5x + 3 yz = 8x - 9 5x + 3 + 8x - 9 = 72 13x - 6 = 72 13x = 78 x = 6 So, for y to be the midpoint of xz, xy = yz 5x + 3 = 8x - 9 x = 6 5(6) + 3 = 8(6) - 9 30 + 3 = 48 - 9 33 not = 39 y is not the midpoint

Math
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Math
Plan A: Salary \$750 + .10 of sales Plan B: Salary \$1,000 + .08 of sales > \$2,000 x = dollar amt of sales 750 + .10x > 1000 + .08(x - 2000) 750 + .10x > 1000 + .08x - 160 750 + .10x > 840 + .08x 0.02x > 90 x > 4500 Plan A better when sales > \$4500

geometry
Not enough info. I don't have the figure to look at. Where is JN? Where is JL? Where is KL? Is this a triangle, a square, etc? Without a detailed description, your question cannot be answered.

Math
52/16 = 105/28 The concept is the same as reducing fractions. Do you know how to reduce fractions? Example: 6/12 = 1/2 in lowest terms 25/15 = 5/3 in lowest terms This is what you need to do to your problem.

Please see answer I pasted below. This question was answered by Damon yesterday. math - Damon, Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 7:40pm 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 3 assuming at least 3 greeting card choices

algebra 1
x = miles Candice drove 2x = miles Marcus drove x + 2x = 66 = miles driven together 3x = 66

algebra
FYI-"algabra" is not how you spell algebra. 3x^2- 12x - 24 = 0 This equation cannot be solved by factoring. Use the Quadratic Formula, or the method of completing the square. Here is the quadratic formula. x = (-b +- (sqrt(b^2 - 4ac)))/2a 3x^2 - 12x - 24 = 0 a = 3, b...

Math
You question is not clear. Are all these age problems based on the 10 year old, 55 year old and 75 year old or are these separate problems? Are these ages three different people? For example, "at my age of 55, in years, how old was the older person of 75 when I was born?&...

Physics

physics
See the 3rd link below under Related Questions. A similar question was answered for (a).

math
6 = 14 - 2x add -14 to both sides 6 + -14 = 14 + -14 - 2x -8 = -2x Divide both sides by -2 -8/-2 = -2x/-2 4 = x x = 4

physics

math
Pay attention. Do as many practice problems as you can a night. If you do not understand a certain math concept, ask for help. Practice, study and repeat as needed.

math
D = RT (Distance = Rate x Time) R = D/T 35 min = .58 hour (35/60) D = 25 mi, T = .58 h R = 25/.58 = 43.10 mph to nearest mph = 43 mph

math
Don't listen to emma. She/he is wrong.

math
22-2[5+3(6-1)] Remove the inner most parentheses first 22-2[5+3(5)] Perform the inner most multiplication next 22 - 2[5 + 15] Do addition inside parentheses 22 - 2(20) Perform theultiplication 22 - 40 Subtract -18

physics
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