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Microeconomics
Suppose Dell is currently selling 250,000 laptops per month. A mgr at Dell argues, "The last 10,000 laptops we producted increased our revenue by $8.5 million. However, because we are making a substantial total profit of $25 million from producting 250,000 laptops, I ...
January 23, 2008

Microeconomics
Two years ago a large corp. gegan construction on a new site. At that time, mgrs thought that production from that plant would generate over $25 million in sales. However, a more conservative and realistic estimate suggests that the new plant will only generate an additional $...
January 23, 2008

Microeconomics
Thanks Ms. Sue
January 23, 2008

Microeconomics
Suppose that flying a 200-seat plane across country costs the airline $100,000. Thus, the average cost of each sear is $500. A plane is about to take off with 10 empty seats. Astandby passenger is waiting at the gate willing to pay $300 for a seat. Should the airline sell it ...
January 23, 2008

Microeconomics
I think they should move forward with the project. If you don't include costs already expended it is still cost effective and they should still show a profit
January 23, 2008

Microeconomics
A corporation began construction on a new site 2 years ago. At that time mgrs predicted the new plant would generate over $5 million in sales, however, now a more conservative estimate shows that the new plant will only generate an additional $3 million in sales. Over the past...
January 23, 2008

science project
why does using salt chill drinks so fast?
January 18, 2008

Social Studies
What were Egyptain portrait masks made of?
January 13, 2008

Math
5x=3y+567
January 7, 2008

sci
description of a typical precipitation and temperature for summer and winter. Then identify the characteristics of a plant and animal that is seen regulary in your region? How do the characteristics relate to the amount of rain or sunlight in your region?
December 13, 2007

sci
provide a descipitation and temperature for summer and winter. Then identify the characteristics of a plant and animal that is seen regularly in your region. How do the characteristics relate to the amount of rain or sunlight in your region.
December 11, 2007

Physics- LOST!
If the air temperature is the same as the temperature of your skin (about 30.0 C), your body cannot get rid of heat by transferring it to the air. In that case, it gets rid of the heat by evaporating water (sweat). During bicycling, a typical 70.0 kg person's body produces...
December 3, 2007

American History
Who was William Wilberforce and why was he important in the anti-slavery movement?
November 18, 2007

art
I directly copied this so i think is is abbot bernard Abbot Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian Order. The Cistercians essentially believed that a monastery should be devoid of artworks and have bare walls. In 1125, in a letter addressed to William, Abbot of St.-Thierry ...
November 15, 2007

Suggestions on paper: biology
go to a website called lungUSA and at the top it will say diseases A-Z this site has every lung disorder it's really good
November 15, 2007

algebra.
1) start by drawing one, on the 2 bigger angles put 30+x on the 2 smaller angles put x so you have 30+x+30+x+x+x so now you have 60+4x in a parallelogram there are 360 degrees now put it into an equation 60+4x=360 4x=300 x=75 so if the bigger angles are 30+x then they are 30+...
November 15, 2007

art
it depends on the medium...but for like pencil or pastels you smudge
November 15, 2007

constitutional history
who was the female that recoppied the declaration of independance (she didn't write it but rewrote it after thomas jefferson had finished it because of her nice hand writing)
November 15, 2007

fractions
change 2 into 2/1 then change 2/1 into 14/7 (remember you need the same denominator and 14/7 = 2) then subtract 14/7 - 5/7 = 9/7
November 15, 2007

philosophy
what type of fallacy is this? But a man is not animal. He was made in the image of God and he has immortal soul, which means that euthanasia is a pure murder and its supporters do not only reveal their atheism but rather their Satanism. I think it has circular reasoning, ...
November 15, 2007

Constitution
federal judges
November 15, 2007

fractions
3/8 you change 1/4 into 2/8 and subtract 5/8 - 2/8 = 3/8
November 15, 2007

Philosophy
is this a deductive argument? God could exist if the Bible is true.
November 14, 2007

The US constitution
it is the fourth! the 1st gives you the right to religion, speech, press, petition, and assembly the 4th is search and sezure which includes privacy
November 14, 2007

physic
1)a pitched ball is hit by a batter at a 45 degree angle and just clears the outfield fence,98m away. assume that the fence is at the same height as the pitch and find the velocity of the ball when it left the bat. 2)an arrow is shot at 30.0 degree above the horizontal. it ...
November 11, 2007

PHYSICS
Given: x+(1/x)= square root of 3 PROVE: (x^13)+(1/(x^13))= square root of 3
October 15, 2007

Math
8 Children divided 32 apples. Kitty took 1 apple, Mary took 2, Sherrie took 3 and Caroline took 4. Bob SMITH took as many as his sister, Ken Brown took twice as many as his sister, Jim Jones took 3 times as many as his sister and Tom Robinson took 4 times as many as his sister...
October 9, 2007

Physics
A big clock has a minute hand 3 ft long and a second hand 4 ft long. let x be the distance between their tips. find max value of (dx)/(dt) *d for derivative
October 8, 2007

social studies
Who was the commander of the United States during the Civil War?
October 3, 2007

math
One Hundredth is what? A.centi- B.dec- C.gram D.liter E.meter F.milli-
October 3, 2007

math
If 7y-2x-5,then x=?
October 3, 2007

american lit ap
what is the tone of the scarlet letter and where can i find a quote from the book?
September 23, 2007

Algebra
Great! Thank you. Pretty much I really only need help on the circles and that other post below (the one that hasn't been answered) and then I should be done- Finally!=)
September 15, 2007

Algebra
I don't know how I got 68. Would this be correct: a= 280in squared? Or am I still off?
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Please look over- 1.) Find the area of a rectangle in which the base measures 20 centimeters and the height is half the length of the base. My Answer= area= 200cm squared 2.) Find the area of a parallelogram in which the height measures 14 inches and the base measures 6 inches...
September 15, 2007

Algebra- circles
Thanks.
September 15, 2007

Algebra- circles
So then, : Would the radius be 6? Would the area be 354.9456? or 113.04?
September 15, 2007

Algebra- circles
On my paper, there's a circle drawn inside of a square, whose side length is 12. I have to find diameter, radius, area, area in terms of pi, ... For the diameter first of all, would it be 12? Or do I have to subtract? Thanks.
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Oh ok, so 2*48=96, and 96-30= 36, divided by 2 is 18. Got it, thanks so much.
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Now this next question I unfortunately don't get at all: ~Chow Li is planting a border of 48 seedlings that will completely surround a rectangular garden plot. He wants to plant the seedlings 2 feet apart. If the garden plot is to be 30 feet long, how wide should it be?~ ...
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Ok thank you!=)
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Oh, I didn't know you couldn't do that, but it makes sense to me now. So, I think the answer would then be 30000ft squared.
September 15, 2007

Algebra- Ms. Sue...
I have to go offline now, but I just want to tell you thank you SO much for all of your help. I really appreciate it. I understand it so much more. I will probably come back on Jiskha tomorrow to finish up. Thanks again!=)
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Oh, thank you so much!=)
September 15, 2007

Algebra
If anyone could please just look these over: The given measures are the perimeters of squares. Find (a) the length of a side and (b) the area of the square. Perimeters: 1.) 20 cm 2.) 100mm 3.) 4ft 4.) 2in 5.) 2.8m My answers: 1.) a- 5cm b- 25cm squared 2.) a- 25 mm b- 625mm ...
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Ok, great! Thanks very much! Um, also, I have a few more questions regarding Algebra. Would you prefer me to post them as new questions or continue on after this on this same post?
September 15, 2007

Algebra
Ok, so then does this look correct? -Find the area of a triangle in which the base measures 8.5 centimeters and the height measures 3 centimeters less than the base.- My answer: Area= 23.375cm squared (if you would like, I could show my work) Thank you so much!
September 15, 2007

Health
Oh, thank you so much! Very helpful! I appreciate it!
September 15, 2007

Health
What diet do you find to be best for you? Could you tell me about it?
September 15, 2007

Health
diet info please
September 15, 2007

human biology
I need some information on the nephron and H+ ions. My book just has it in a diagram, but the diagram talks mostly about the K+ ion relationship. Can someone just give the gist of the H+ relationship with the nephron? thanks Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched ...
July 24, 2007

algebra
The equation h = -16t^2 + 112t gives the height of an arrow, shot upward from the ground with an initial velocity of 112 ft/s, where t is the time after the arrow leaves the ground. Find the time it takes for the arrow toreach a height of 180 ft. put in for h 180 ft, factor (...
July 18, 2007

algebra
solve and check the equation for x. I just can not figure this out. 5/x+6 + 2/x^2+7x+6 = 3/x+1 Thanks! Use parentheses to tell us whether you mean 2/(x^2 + 7x + 6) or 2/x^2 +7x +6 and also whether you mean (3/x) + 1 or 3/(x+1) and also (5/x)+6 or 5/(x+6) also go to myalgebra ...
July 12, 2007

health
can anyone find me a chart or something that tells me the average weight that a girl a certain height should be? thanks I'm waiting for it to load. Hold on Body Mass Index Chart Calculate your body Mass Index BMI
June 22, 2007

physics
3.201 kg of gold in rock Therefore rock is 89.67% gold
June 19, 2007

math
What is the lowest numberthat has a remainder of 1 when divided by 2 and a remainder of 2 when devided by 3 and a remainder of 3 when divided by 4 and a remainder of 4 when divided by 5? The answer is 59. There is a general method for solving such problms, but in this case you...
June 7, 2007

math
what is the lowest number which is divisible by 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9? Go to: http://www.helpwithfractions.com/least-common-denominator.html And apply method 2 It works very well.
June 7, 2007

health
I think drinking to subside pain runs in some familes. When it happens with one parent.. then now with the other, is it safe to say its a family thing or just an everybody thing? Can someone give me some insight? Do you mean drinking as in alcholic? Alcoholics will drink at ...
May 24, 2007

Personal Finance-Mathe
Sue and Tom Wright are assistant professors at the local university. They each take home about $40,000 per year after taxes. Sue is 37 years of age, and Tom is 35. Their two children, Mike and Karen are 13 and 11. Were either one to die, they estimate that the remaining family...
May 6, 2007

English
How can readers distinguish between prejudicial and non-prejudicial use of rhetorical devices? Here's a previous answer to this question. Posted by Ms. Sue on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at 6:03pm in response to CREATIVE WRITING. This question has been asked and answered here ...
April 16, 2007

COLOR THEORY
I NEED HELP WITH THIS TEST.....
March 27, 2007

personal finance
Sue and Tom Wright are assistant professors at the local university. They each take home about $40,000 per year after taxes. Sue is 37 years of age, and Tom is 35. Their two children, Mike and Karen are 13 and 11. Were either one to die, they estimate that the remaining family...
March 23, 2007

conditioning
is obesity an inherited gene No. The tendency of Americans to become obese, and even morbidly obese, has shown up markedly in the last two generations. If it were inherited, it could be to an evolutioary case of "survival of the fittest", which obviously is not the ...
March 15, 2007

music
how many steps would you have to go to translate from french horn to trumpet, for example if a trumpet is playing a C what would that be in horn Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The French Horn is in the key of B flat and F while a Trumpet is usually B flat...
March 14, 2007

science
I need to know about the wind patterns, tides/high and low,or upwelling for the north sea,irish sea,and the bay of biscay Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is what I find: 1. http://gpc.edu/~pgore/Earth&Space/GPS/waves-currents-tides.html 2. http://gpc....
March 14, 2007

business
are all banks part of the federal reserve system? As Fedaral reserve system is considered as the leader of the banking system in U.S.A, all banks are resposible to to the Federal reserve system. But they not treated as the branch of the federal sytem
March 12, 2007

business
What happened when the governmant deregulated the banking industry? Check these sites. http://www.phil.frb.org/education/history/history_of_Banking8.html (Broken Link Removed)
March 12, 2007

Language Arts
What goes in a conclusion paragraph? http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/ending.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/endings.htm http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/conclude.html from http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/catalogue.html =)
March 5, 2007

science
what is the difference between a theory and hypothesis? I got this off another site i hope it helps.. Scientific Laws, Hypotheses, and Theories Lay people often misinterpret the language used by scientists. And for that reason, they sometimes draw the wrong conclusions as to ...
February 8, 2007

Physics
A shell is shot with an inital velocity of 20m/s at an angle 60 degrees with the horizontal. At the top of the trajectory, the shell explodes into two fragments of equal mass. One fragment whose speed is immediately after the explosion zero falls vertically. How far from the ...
January 29, 2007

Physics
A 0.165kg cue ball with an inital speed of 2 m/s bounces off the rail in a game of pool. For x and y axses located the counce reverses the y component of the ball's velocity but does not alter the x component(the angle is 30 in the negative x axis and it bounces across the...
January 29, 2007

Physics
A 75 kg man on a 39kg cart traveling at a speed of 2.3 m/s. He jumps off with zero horizontal speed realative to the ground. What is the resulting change in the speed of the cart? I tried using m1v1=m2v2 but that didn't work out since I was expose to get 4.4 m/s as the ...
January 29, 2007

Physics
A luggage handler pulls a 20kg suitcase up a ramp inclined at 25 degrees above teh horizontal by a force F of magnigutde 145N that acts parallel to the ramp. The coefficient of kinetic friction between teh ramp and the incline is .30. If the suitcase travels 4.6 m along the ...
January 18, 2007

calc
Why would fZ(x) =2x^3 on [-1,1] fail to satisfy the conditions of the Mean Value therorm? It is continuous and differential. So what is wrong with it I can't figure it out. I agree with you. The theorem should apply for that "fZ" function over that interval. Is ...
January 16, 2007

calculus
Let f be a function defined by f(x)= arctan x/2 + arctan x. the value of f'(0) is? It's 3/2 but I am not very clear on how to obtain the answer. I changed arctan x/2 into dy/dx=(4-2x)/(4sqrt(4+x^2)) but that's as far as I got. Could you please show me how to solve ...
January 16, 2007

Calc
a) y =ln(x-1) find dy/dx=? b) y=3 ln x - ln (1/x) where x >0, dy/dx= ? My teacher says the answers are a) (2x)/(x^2-1) and b) 4/x I am not sure how you find the derivative when they involve ln. Could you please explain to me how to get these answers? I have a quiz on them ...
January 16, 2007

physics
A 30g bullet with a horizontal velocity of 500m/s comes to a stop 12 cm within a solid wall. a) what is the change in its mechanical energy? b) What is the magnitude of the average force from the wall stopping it? a) what would I use of the equation? Can you please explain ...
January 10, 2007

physics
A 12 kg block is released from rest on a 30 degree fricitonless incline. Below the block is a spring that can be compressed 2 cm by a force of 270 N. The block momentarily srops when it compresses the spring by 5.5 cm. a) How far does the block move down the incline from its ...
January 5, 2007

physics
A 1.5 kg snowball is fired from a cliff 12.5m high with an inital velocity of 14 m/s directed 41 degrees above the horizontal. a) how much work is done on the snowball by the gravitaitonal force during its flight to the flat ground below the cliff? b) what is the change in the...
January 4, 2007

physics
A small block of mass m can slide along the frictionless loop-the loop. The block is released from rest at point P, at height h =5R above teh bottom of the loop. How much work does the gravitational force do on the block as teh block travels from point P to a) point Q (which ...
January 4, 2007

Physics
What is the spring constant of a spring that stores 25 J of elastic potential energy when compressed by 7.5 cm from its relaxed length? I know that I should chnage 7.5 cm into .075 m. Is this equation correct? U(x)= 1/2kx^2. I should have gotten 89N/cm for the correct answer ...
January 2, 2007

Physics
You drop a 2 kg textbook to a friend who stands on the ground 10m below the testbook with outstreatched hands 1.5m above the ground. a) how much work W_g is done on the textbook by the gravitational force as it drops to your friend's hands? b)What is the change in the ...
January 2, 2007

calculus
Let f(x) = (x+1)/(x-1). Show that there are no vlue of c such that f(2)-f(0) =f'(c)(2-0). Why does this not contradict the Mean Value Theorem? I plugged 2 and 0 into the original problem and got 3 and -1 . Then I found the derivative to be ((x-1)-(x+1))/(x-1)^2. Whould ...
December 17, 2006

Organic chemistry!!!Need helpp!!!
1. Consider the effect of water concentration on rate of the reaction in water and acetone. WOuld you predict that the rate would be greater or less in the presence of a higher concentration of water? Explain your answer, using the structure of the transition state. 2. ...
December 10, 2006

Organic chemistry!!!Need helpp!!!
1. Consider the effect of water concentration on rate of the reaction in water and acetone. WOuld you predict that the rate would be greater or less in the presence of a higher concentration of water? Explain your answer, using the structure of the transition state. 2. ...
December 10, 2006

Math
For two consecutive integers, the sum of the smaller and twice the larger is 38. What are the integers? Plz explain. Thanks 2(a+b)=38 Therefore: a+b+(2(a+b)=38 a+b+2a+2b=38 3a+3b=38 3(a+b)=38 I got as far a here. I dont know if this helps. My last stop may be worng. This might...
November 29, 2006

Opinion needed plz!!
Is the algebraic model more better to use than the systematic trial model? Why?? thanks When it comes to algebra it depends on what is easier for you.
November 28, 2006

the scarlet letter genre
it is a romantic drama
October 31, 2006

Math
how to do a sub n=n+1 over 4 12+6=
October 26, 2006

Owen
How to do a+d=f
October 26, 2006

grammar
Although heated in the microwave, I found the center of the pizza cold.
October 10, 2006

Shakespeare 2
yes
October 8, 2006

phys.
Hey, i feel kinda embarassed asking this because it looks so simple. a mass of 300kg which is positioned 1000m above the ground is allowed to fall to the ground. what will be its velocity on impact? Use the basic velocity formula. Initial velocity is zero; solve for final ...
October 7, 2006

Physics
Use the definition of scalar product( vector A* vector B = abcos theda and the fact that vector A * vector B = axbx+ ayby+azbz to calculate the angle between the two vectorgiven by vector A= 3i + 3j + 3k and vector B= 2i + 1j + 3k. The book said the answer is 22 degreess but I...
October 6, 2006

physics
Vector A has the magnitude of 12 m and is angled 60 degrees counterclockwise from the positive direction of the x axis of an xy plane. Also vector b = 12i + 8j on that same corrdinate system. We now rotate the system counterclockwise about the orgin by 20 degrees to form a new...
October 6, 2006

Physics
Vector a has a magnitude of 5 m and is directed esast. Vector b has a magnitude of 4 m and is directed 35 degrees west of north. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) the direction of vector a + vector b? What are the (c)magnitude and (e)direction of vector b - vecotr a? (f) Draw...
October 4, 2006

Physics
The two vectors a and b have equal magnitudes(on an x-y plane vector a is 30 degrees from the x axis then vector b is 75 degrees from the head of vector a it is heading towards north west) of 10m A)find the x component of their vector sum r B)find the y component of their ...
October 2, 2006

Identifying controls and Variables
control-group b imdependant-group a
October 1, 2006

thank you live experts
hey jiskha live experts i just wanted to thank you for all the help. you guys are the best! by the way, I will try to learn more English, thanks! Many thanks. Thanks for posting.
September 17, 2006

Chemistry
The population of San Francisco is 750,000 in an area of 49 square miles. What is the population density in San Francisco? Express your answer in people per acre. ( 1mi(squared) = 640 acres ) 49 sq mi x (640 acres/1 sq mi) =?? acres. (Note that sq mi cancels leaving acres.) ...
September 13, 2006

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