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math
recall that speed is distance travelled over time. let x = speed of the other car. then we set-up the equation. when you draw the directions they're travelling, you will form a right triangle. thus recall that in a right triangle, the hypotenuse (in this the the distance ...
October 24, 2011

geometry
but we need to see the figure..
October 24, 2011

math
recall that speed is distance travelled over time, or v = d/t substituting, v = 10/30 v = 0.33 km/min hope this helps~ :)
October 24, 2011

Trigonometry
sec (π - x) = -sec (x) when we prove, we only manipulate the left side. first, recall that sec (x) = 1/cos x. thus we can replace the the term on the left side of equation by: 1 / cos (π - x) then recall the sum/difference identity for cosine: cos(A−B) = cos A ...
October 23, 2011

Math
to get this, we get the derivative of h(t) with respect to t, and equate it to zero: h(t) = 2 + 28t - 4.9t^2 0 = 28 - 9.8t 9.8t = 28 t = 2.86 s *note that the derivative of a function is the slope of the tangent line at the given point (in this problem, the point referred is ...
October 23, 2011

Math
first we represent the unknowns using variables: let x = length let y = width recall that perimeter of rectangle is just, P = 2x + 2y since P is given (which is 400), we can get an expression of width in terms of length: 400 = 2x + 2y 400 - 2x = 2y y = 200 - x then to get the ...
October 23, 2011

Math
first we solve for hypotenuse: to get the hypotenuse we use pythagorean theorem: c^2 = a^2 + b^2 where c = hypotenuse of the right triangle a and b = legs of right triangle substituting, c^2 = 6^2 + 3^2 c^2 = 36 + 9 c^2 = 45 c = 3*sqrt(5) therefore the perimieter is: P = a + b...
October 23, 2011

Math
C. because 5/25 = 1/5, while 4/24 = 1/6
October 23, 2011

College Algebra
y = (kx^3)/z substituting the given values to find the constant k, 16 = k(4^3)/8 16 = k(64)/8 16 = 8k k = 2 therefore, y = (2x^3)/z if x = 9 and z = 6, y = 2*(9^3)/6 y = 243 hope this helps~ :)
October 23, 2011

calculus
lim (5x^3 + 7x^2 - 9x + 14) as x = 7 to do this just substitute x = 7: 5*(7^3) + 7*(7^2) - 9*7 + 14 = 2009 hope this helps~ :)
October 23, 2011

geomatry
<d is always less than <e.
October 23, 2011

chemistry
assuming the gas is ideal, we can use the ideal gas law: PV = nRT where P = pressure (in atm) V = volume (in L) n = number of moles R = gas constant = 0.0821 L-atm/mol-K T = temperature (in K) note that n = mass given / molar mass. The molar mass of nitrogen (diatomic gas) is ...
October 23, 2011

Algebra 2
first represent the unknown using variable: let x = time required so that they will have the same number of rows. recall that rate = quantity/time, or quantity = rate*time in this problem, quantity refers to number of rows knitted. to set-up the equation, what we only know is ...
October 23, 2011

maths
you mean how did this happen: sqrt(245) = 7*sqrt(5) if so, first you factor out 245: 245 = 5 * 49 = 5 * 7 * 7 = 5 * 7^2 therefore, sqrt(5 * 7^2) we can also rewrite this as sqrt(5) * sqrt(7^2) we can take out the seven since the sqrt(7^2) is equal to 7, and leave the 5 inside...
October 23, 2011

reposting maths qn as mistake in quantity
i couldn't really think of a solution which is non-algebraic. but i just tried to simplify things in this solution: 16 Forks + 12 Spoons = 106.40 therefore, if we get the half of both the number of forks and spoons, the price will also be half: 8 Forks + 6 Spoons = 53.20 ...
October 23, 2011

Math
we'll work backwards: x = 3 and x = -2 x - 3 = 0 and x + 2 = 0 then we multiply both these functions of x: (x - 3)(x + 2) = 0 x^2 - 3x + 2x - 6 = 0 x^2 - x - 6 = 0 hope this helps~ :)
October 23, 2011

Algebra
2e^2 = 3h e^2 = (3/2)*h e = sqrt((3/2)*h)
October 23, 2011

Pre Calculus
f(x) = 1/sqrt(x+1) we can rewrite this as y = 1/sqrt(x+1) to get the inverse function, we replace x by y, and y by x, and solve for y: x = 1/sqrt(y+1) sqrt(y+1) = 1/x y + 1 = 1 / x^2 y = (1/(x^2)) - 1 f'(x) = (1/(x^2)) - 1 for #2, we do the same: f(x) = 1 - x^2 y = 1 - x^2...
October 23, 2011

Physics
i suggest you read "Twin Paradox"
October 23, 2011

Science
recall that heat absorbed or released is given by Q = mc(T2 - T1) where m = mass (in kg) c = specific heat capacity (in J/kg-K) T = temperature (in C or K) *note: Q is (+) when heat is absorbed, and (-) when heat is released. #1. we just substitute. the c for water is equal to...
October 23, 2011

Math
recall that the formula for discriminant: D = b^2 - 4ac if D < 0 : two imaginary roots D = 0 : one root D > 0 : two real roots thus, given the equation, we can substitute the values of a, b and c in the discriminant, which must be > 0: (2k - 3)^2 - 4(4)(1) > 0 4k^2...
October 23, 2011

Adv algebra
there is only one number which satisfies "the square of itself is equal to itself": it is 1. (0 is also the other but it is stated that q cannot be equal to 0) therefore, (x-1)(x-1) = x^2 + 2x + 1 p = 2 q = 1 hope this helps~ :)
October 22, 2011

Maths Calculus
we can rewrite this as sqrt(x^6)*sqrt(3x^5 + 1)*sin(7x) sqrt(3x^11 + x^6)*sin(7x) (3x^11 + x^6)^(1/2) * sin(7x) then recall that derivative of two functions of x that are multiplied is equal to, d/dx ( f(x)*g(x) ) = f'(x)g(x) + f(x)g'(x) therefore, (1/2)*(33x^10 + 6x^5...
October 22, 2011

math
let x = cost of bag let y = cost of shoes let 160 - (x+y) = cost of watch set up equations: (1) x = y + 15 (2) 160 - (x+y) = x - 20 solve simultaneously. we can either use elimination or substitution, but for this problem let's just use substitution. we substitute equation...
October 22, 2011

science
(a) recall that potential energy is stored energy, and is given by the formula: PE = mgh (units in Joules) where m = mass (in kg) g = acceleration due to gravity = 9.8 m/s^2 h = height (in m) if the reference position is at the floor (that is, h = 0), the PE is equal to PE = 4...
October 22, 2011

Math
we substitute the given values and solve for a. at x = 2, f(x) = 3: 3 = a(2^2) - 6(2) - 7 3 = 4a - 12 - 7 3 = 4a - 19 3 + 19 = 4a 22 = 4a a = 5.5 substituting back, f(x) = 5.5x^2 - 6x - 7 hope this helps~ :)
October 21, 2011

Math
let n = number (n/64) + 48
October 21, 2011

MATH (REPLY FAST)
4 - 3|m + 2| > -14 there are two cases here. Case I: |m + 2| = m + 2 4 - 3(m+2) > -14 4 - 3m - 6 > -14 -3m - 2 > -14 -3m > -12 m < 4 Case II: |m + 2| = -(m + 2) 4 - (-3(m+2)) > -14 4 + 3m + 6 > -14 3m + 10 > -14 3m > -24 m > -8 therefore, all ...
October 21, 2011

chemistry
one mole of solid Cobalt (II) Chloride reacts with 2 moles of Hydrogen Fluoride to yield one mole of solid Cobalt (II) Fluoride and two moles Hydrogen Chloride. *for #2 i think that's Pb not P6, and KCl, not KL. one mole of aqueous Lead (II) Nitrate reacts with two moles ...
October 21, 2011

math
let x = amount of money of Lexi let 250 - x = amount of amount of Marie then set up the equation: x - (2/5)x = 250 - x - 40 (3/5)x = 210 - x (3/5)x + x = 210 (8/5)x = 210 x = 210*(5/8) x = $ 131.25 (Lexi's money) 250 - x = 118.75 (Marie's money) hope this helps~ :)
October 21, 2011

math
let x = initial number of stickers then set up the equation: x-26 = 2(x-38) x - 26 = 2x - 76 -x = -76 + 26 -x = -50 x = 50 stickers hope this helps~ :)
October 21, 2011

Math
the equation is not given..
October 21, 2011

chemistry
recall that the amount of heat absorbed or released is given by: Q = mc(T2-T1) where m = mass (in g) c = specific heat capacity (in J/g-K) T = temperature (in C or K) *note: Q = (+) when heat is absorbed and (-) when heat is released to get the final temp, we note that Q,...
October 20, 2011

Math
to do this, we substitute h = 3 to the equation and solve for x: h = -0.005x^2 + x + 3 3 = -0.005x^2 + x + 3 0 = -0.005x^2 + x 0 = x(-0.005x + 1) x = 0 (this is extraneous) x = 1/0.005 = 200 ft hope this helps~ :)
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
#1 -16 + 17(5-y²)-(5-y²)² let X = (5-y²) -16 + 17X - X² -(16 - 17X + X²) -(X² - 17X + 16) -(X - 16)(X - 1) substituting back X, -((5-y²) - 16)((5-y²) - 1) or (11 - y²)(4 - y²) #2 [x + y + 1][x² - x(y + 1)+(y + 1)²...
October 20, 2011

chemistry
recall that the amount of heat absorbed or released is given by: Q = mc(T2-T1) where m = mass (in g) c = specific heat capacity (in J/g-K) T = temperature (in C or K) *note: Q = (+) when heat is absorbed and (-) when heat is released to get the final temp, we note that Q,...
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
you can factor (y-1)² from both, resulting to: (y-1)² [(y-1)² -1] since both terms inside the bracket are perfect squares, we can still factor them, resulting to: (y-1)² [(y-1)-1][(y-1)+1] or (y-1)² [y-2][y] rewriting, y(y-2)(y-1)(y-1) hope this helps~ :)
October 20, 2011

Math
first represent the unknowns using variables: let 2x = shortest piece let 7x = 2nd longest piece let 11x = longest piece from the second statement, the longest piece is 72 longer than the shortest: 11x = 72 + 2x solving for x, 11x - 2x = 72 9x = 72 x = 8 the length of the ...
October 15, 2011

Algebra
(a) represent the unknowns using variables: let x = be the smaller odd integer (b) since the difference between any odd integers is always 2, we must add 2 to the smaller odd integer to get the next odd integer. (c) let x + 2 = be the greater odd integer (d) since it is stated...
October 14, 2011

pre-algebra
just follow PEMDAS: Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction. this is the order in which operation must be performed first. thus, #1. 12^2 + 2[(13+3)] / 2^2] 144 + 2[(16)/4] 144 + 2[4] 144 + 8 152 #2. -4(3)+5[7-6(-4)^2] -12 + 5[7 - 6*(16)] -12 + ...
October 14, 2011

algebra 2
*i think you mean the ZEROS / ROOTS are 5, 2i and -2i. if so, you can get them by multiplying and expanding, (x-5)(x-2i)(x+2i) note that 1 = sqrt(-1) but an easier method would be, to start with the roots 2i and -2i. recall that q quadratic equation follows the formula, x^2...
October 14, 2011

Math
(1/8)b = 6 b = 6*8 = 48
October 13, 2011

Algebra
recall that area of triangle is given by: A = (1/2)*bh where A = area, b = base, and h = height. substituting, 2x^2 + 5x + 3 = (1/2)*(4x+6)*b we do factoring: 2x^2 + 5x + 3 = (1/2)*2*(2x+3)*b (2x+3)*(x+1) = (2x+3)*b then we divide both side by 2x+3. therefore, b = x+1 hope ...
October 13, 2011

algebra
-18 + |-12| *absolute value: distance from the origin (which is zero). to get this, just take the positive value of the number inside: -18 + 12 -6 hope this helps~ :)
October 12, 2011

Math
let x = the other number then we set-up the equation. 4*(x-14) = (1/2)*(x+14) 4x - 56 = (1/2)x + 7 4x - 0.5x = 56 + 7 3.5x = 63 x = 18 hope this helps~ :)
October 9, 2011

math
distributive property
October 9, 2011

Math
p less than 5: 5 - p p greater than 10: 10 + p 9 times sum of p and 6: 9*(p+6)
October 8, 2011

Math - fractions
to multiply fractions, just multiply the numerator by numerator, and denominator by denominator. (note: numerator = the number above the fraction bar, while denominator = the number below the fraction bar). thus: 9/16 * 14/15 (9*14) / (16*15) 126 / 240 or 21/40 yd^2 hope this ...
October 8, 2011

Algebra
for the first problem: -a = 5 to get a, you divide both sides of equation by the numerical coefficient (number before the variable) of a. the numerical coefficient of a is -1, thus: -a/(-1) = 5/(-1) a = -5 for problem 2, 3 and 4: do the same procedure as what we did to problem...
October 8, 2011

Algebra 2
3y + 6 > 21 3y > 21 - 6 3y > 15 y > 5 graph: h t t p : / / w w w . w o l f r a m a l p h a . com/input/?i=3y+%2B+6+%3E+21
September 17, 2011

Pre-Calc
you're right. you can do log144/log6 the sign will not be switched.
September 10, 2011

Algebra
first you represent the unknown with variable: let x = number of hours you rent the canoe then we set-up the equation. since the rate is $10 per hour, we multiply the number of hours (which is x) by 10 and add the usage fee to get the total amount. thus, 10x + 5 = 45 hope this...
September 10, 2011

geometry
i'm not actually sure about this, but what do you mean "x is the measurement outside the square"? is it the length of the square? because if you have a circle inside a square, you can find right away the area of the whole square using the given radius r. the side...
September 10, 2011

algebra
if K is between JL, then we can say that the sum of the lengths of JK and KL is equal to JL, or JK + KL = JL 6x + 3x = 27 9x = 27 x = 3 KL = 3x = 9 hope this helps~ :)
September 10, 2011

Chem
amount of energy absorbed or released is given by Q = mc*(T2 - T1) where Q = heat (in Joules) m = mass (in grams) c = specific heat capacity (J/g-K) T = temperature (in Celsius or Kelvin) *note that Q is (+) if the object absorbed heat, and (-) if it released heat. for water, ...
September 10, 2011

physics 180
recall that for a projectile motion, the maximum height that the object can reach is given by the formula, h,max = [(vo)^2 * sin^2 (θ)]/(2g) where vo = initial velocity θ = angle of release g = acceleration due to gravity = 9.8 m/s^2 the unknown in the problem is vo...
September 10, 2011

Math
3(x-2)(x+6) since we want to expand this, we can use the FOIL method: multiply the FIRST terms of each expression inside the parenthesis (x and x), OUTER terms (x and 6), INNER terms (-2 and x) and LAST terms (-2 and 6), and we add the products. therefore, 3*(x*x + x*6 + (-2)*...
September 10, 2011

Algebra 2
you can rewrite -27 as -26 16/16 (since 16/16 is just equal to 1). thus, -26 16/16 + 1/16 -26 + (16-1)/16 -26 15/16
September 10, 2011

Algebra 2
x^3 + y^(-2) to evaluate means you substitute the value of x and y which are given in the problem. first, recall some laws of exponents. if a term is raised by a negative number, it is also equal to its reciprocal raised to the that number but positive in sign. for example, 5...
September 10, 2011

maths
first we represent unknowns using variables. let x = number of girls in the hall since the the total number of children is 335, let 335 - x = number of boys in the hall then we set-up the equation. since 1/4 of the girls and 2/5 of the boys are swimmers and their total is 110...
September 10, 2011

Algebra 2
recall some laws of exponents. a term which is raised by a negative number is also equal to its reciprocal raised to that number with positive sign. for example, 3^(-2) = (1/3)^2 thus, we can rewrite it as, (1/x)^4 substituting x = 2, (1/2)^4 (1/2)*(1/2)*(1/2)*(1/2) 1/16 hope ...
September 10, 2011

Algebra II
S = (-1/2)gt^2 + vt S + (1/2)gt^2 = vt vt = S + (1/2)gt^2 v = [S + (1/2)gt^2]/t , or v = S/t + (1/2)gt hope this helps~ :)
September 9, 2011

Algebra II
first represent the unknowns using variables. let x = first multiple of 10 since consecutive multiples of ten has difference of 10 (example 40 and 30 has a difference of 10), let x + 10 = second multiple of 10 let x + 20 = third multiple of 10 then we set-up the equation. from...
September 9, 2011

math
6*e^(-4t) = 2 e^(-4t) = 1/3 take the ln of both sides: ln [ e^(-4t) ] = ln (1/3) -4t = ln (1/3) t = -(1/4)*(ln (1/3)) or t = (1/4)*(ln 3) hope this helps~ :)
September 4, 2011

math
note that you can combine exponents if they have the same base. thus, we change the 4 (first term) to 2^2 since the base on the second term is equal to 2: 3 x 4^(1/4) - 12 x 2^(-3/2) 3 x (2^2)^(1/4) - 12 x 2^(-3/2) also, since 12 = 2*2*3 = (2^2)*3, 3 x (2^2)^(1/4) - (3*2^2) x ...
September 4, 2011

algebra
(5x-4)/3 = 12 5x - 4 = 36 5x = 36 + 4 5x = 40 x = 8 hope this helps~ :)
September 4, 2011

college meth
i interpreted this as: -128 / 4^2 + 6 - 1 recall PEMDAS: Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction. this is the order in which operation must be done first. therefore, -128 / 8 + 6 - 1 -16 + 6 - 1 -11 hope this helps~ :)
September 4, 2011

geometry
since AD bisects BC, point D is therefore the midpoint of B and C. recall that the formula for midpoint is given by MP = ( (x1 + x2)/2 , (y1 + y2)/2 ) where (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) = coordinates of B and C substituting, D = ( (5+3)/2 , (-1+5)/2 ) D = ( 8/2 , 4/2 ) D = (4, 2) hope ...
September 4, 2011

maths
we can rewrite 2:40 as 14:40 then we subtract, 14:40 - 9:50 since 40 is less than 50, we add an hour to it or 60 minutes, while we subtract 1 from 14: 13:100 - 9:50 4 : 50 = 4 hours and 50 minutes hope this helps~ :)
September 4, 2011

algebra
in the second line of your solution, 2*(-3x^2) = -6x^2 not 6y^2. thus, -3x^2 + 4xy + 7y^2 - 6x^2 + 10xy + 22y^2 -9x^2 + 14xy + 29y^2 ..for the second problem, i think there are typos. please check the problem again. also, 100^2 is not equal to 200.
September 3, 2011

algebra
-4^6 = -(4*4*4*4*4*4) = -4096
September 3, 2011

chemistry
recall that density is mass per unit volume, or d = m/V substituting, 8600 kg/m3 = 2 kg / V V = 2/8600 V = 0.00023256 m^3, or in mL, V = 232.56 mL hope this helps~ :)
September 3, 2011

math/algebra
to do this you can either just factor it out (if it is factorable) or use quadratic formula. since it's factorable, (x + 4)(x - 3) = 0, thus x = -4 and x = 3 using quadratic formula: x = [-b +- sqrt(b^2 - 4ac)]/(2a) where a = numerical coefficient of x^2 b = numerical ...
September 3, 2011

algebra
11 + 12^2 - (-11)*12 11 + 144 + 132 155 + 132 287 you should perform multiplication operation (the -11*12) first, not subtraction (not the 144-11). -(8m) - (-7m + 2) -8m + 7m - 2 -m - 2 you should distribute the negative sign to the terms inside the parenthesis. thus their ...
September 3, 2011

algebra
A. (x-6)(2x+3) B. (2x-9)(7x+4) C. (x-1)(x+1)(x+3)
September 3, 2011

math
(x+3)(x-3)(x-2) (x^2 - 9)(x - 2) x^3 - 9x - 2x^2 + 18 x^3 - 2x^2 - 9x + 18 hope this helps~ :)
September 3, 2011

maths
1000^1000 = (10^3)^1000 = 10^3000 ..it's like, 3000 zeros written on the right of 1. hope this helps~ :)
September 3, 2011

science
recall that acceleration is the change in velocity over time, or a = Δv / t substituting, 2 = Δv / 6 Δv = 12 m/s hope this helps~ :)
September 3, 2011

PreCal
first recall that the form of polar coordinate is (r, θ) to convert polar coordinate to rectangular coordinate, we do this: (r*cos θ , r*sin θ) in the problem, r = 40 and θ = 62. thus, (r*cos θ , r*sin θ) (40*cos 62 , 40*sin 62) (18.78 , 35.32) ...
September 3, 2011

math
since the amount of money the theater makes is a function of the number of people, it is dependent on the number of people. let n = number of people let m = amount of money since a ticket costs 2 dollars, the amount of money would be m = 2n, or in function form, m(n) = 2n ...
September 3, 2011

Math
on the fourth line of your solution, 2(4) = 8, not 16. thus, = 15 - 8 - 4/2 = 15 - 8 - 2 = 5 hope this helps~ :)
September 2, 2011

math
x = 6 + y y = -z/3 substituting, x = 6 - z / 3 thus letter (c).
September 2, 2011

Chem
neutral Nitrogen has an atomic number of 7 (from periodic table) thus it has 7 protons and 7 electrons (equal +p and -e). Since it is an ion with charge -3, it means that it gained 3 electrons. therefore, N^-3 has 7 protons and 10 electrons. hope this helps~ :)
August 29, 2011

geometry
since it's already factored, you can equate each factor to zero and solve for x. 2x - 3 = 0 2x = 3 x = 3/2 x - 5 = 0 x = 5 4x + 7 = 0 4x = -7 x = -7/4 note that there are three values of x. hope this helps~ :)
August 29, 2011

Math
first represent unknowns with variables. let x = games that they tied let x+1 = games that they lost let (x+1)+2 = games that they won then we set-up the equation. since the total games is 12, x + x+1 + (x+1)+2 = 12 x + x + 1 + x + 3 = 12 3x + 4 = 12 3x = 8 x = 8/3 = 2.67 ...
August 29, 2011

science
recall that speed is distance travelled over time. thus we calculate the speed of each. let's also make sure that the units of speed for both are the same. Car: (convert first the units) 240 km * (1000 m /1 km) = 240000 m 2 hr * (3600 s / 1 hr) = 7200 s v = d/t v = 240000/...
August 29, 2011

science
i think you forgot to include here the time given. because speed is distance travelled over time, but the only given here is the distance.
August 29, 2011

Geometry
...but we need to see the figure.
August 29, 2011

geometry
recall the form, y - y1 = m(x - x1) where m = slope (x1 , y1) = point on the line substituting, y - (-2) = (2/3)*(x - 5) y + 2 = (2/3)x - 10/3 y = (2/3)x - 10/3 - 2 y = (2/3)x - 10/3 - 6/3 y = (2/3)x - 16/3 *the slope-intercept form is in the form y = mx + b. hope this helps~ :)
August 29, 2011

Chemistry
(a) to get the weight/volume percent, we just divide the mass of the compound to the volume, and multiply by 100: 25 g / 1000 mL * 100 = 2.5 % w/v (b) recall that molarity is moles of solute per liter of solution. thus first get the number of moles of the compound by dividing ...
August 29, 2011

Maths
cos (theta) = -0.25 theta = cos^-1 (-0.25) there are two answers: theta = 104.48 degrees = 3.65 radians and, theta = -104.48 degrees = -3.65 radians hope this helps~ :)
August 29, 2011

Trig
0 - 5(-1) 0 + 5 5
August 29, 2011

Trig
we only to find the angle formed between 2 and 3 (represents where the longer hand points when 15 minutes). notice that, as the longer hand of clock moves, the shorter hand also moves. the maximum angle that it can move in an hour is 360/12 = 30 degrees (occurs if the longer ...
August 29, 2011

geometry
(9m+2)(m-3) to multiply this, use FOIL method: F = multiply first terms (9m & m) O = multiply outer terms (9m & -3) I = multiply inner terms (2 & m) L = multiply last terms (2 & -3) then add all the products. therefore, 9m * m = 9m^2 9m * -3 = -27m 2 * m = 2m 2 * -3 = -6 9m^2...
August 28, 2011

algebra
y = (-7/4)x - 1 since the points given will satisfy the given equation, we just substitute the value of x-coordinate to variable x in the equation to get y: for x = -4, y = (-7/4)*(-4) - 1 y = 7 - 1 = 6 thus the first point is (-4,6) for x = 0, y = (-7/4)*0 - 1 y = -1 thus the...
August 28, 2011

math
first, represent unknowns with variables. let x = measure of angle 2 let 4x-5 = measure of angle 1 (according to the first statement of problem) then set-up the equation. since the angles form a linear pair, their sum must be equal to 180. thus, x + 4x - 5 = 180 5x = 180 + 5 ...
August 28, 2011

Math
just follow MDAS: Multiplication, Division, Addition Subtraction. this is the sequence that should be followed when there are multiple operations. however, for operations involving only Multiplication and Division, you can solve them left to right. for example, 6 / 3 * 4 2 * 4...
August 24, 2011

math
first we represent unknowns with variables. let x = number of $3-tickets since the total number of tickets ($3 and $5) is equal to 272, let 272-x = number of $5-tickets then we set-up the equation. to get the total cost, we multiply each price of the ticket with their number. ...
August 24, 2011

science
recall that speed is distance traveled over a certain time, or v = d/t substituting, v = 400/90 v = 4.44 m/s hope this helps~ :)
August 23, 2011

chemistry
first we write the balanced chemical reaction: C + 2 H2 -> CH4 *note that Hydrogen is diatomic in nature (that's why it's H2, not H) then to get how much H2 reacted (in grams), we use the data of Carbon. 1 g of Carbon reacted, thus to get the number of moles of C, ...
August 23, 2011

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