Posts by Jerry
Total # Posts: 391
experiencing a constant horizontal 1.10 m/s wind, a hot air balloon ascends from the launch site at a constant vertical speed of 2.70 m/s. at a height of 202 m, the balloonist maintains constant altitude for 10.3 s before releasing a small sandbag. how far from the launch site...
December 8, 2016
You currently lease scanning equipment at a cost of $2,750 per quarter and two copy machines at $150 each per month plus $0.01 per page copied. You estimate you will copy a total of 30,000 pages a year per copier. What will you need to budget annually for this leased equipment?
November 8, 2016
Which are in static equilibrium? 1. A box sliding down a ramp. 2. A baseball after being hit. 3. A box sliding along a horizontal surface. 4. A perfectly upright freely spinning top 5. A freely swinging simple pendulum 6. A spinning astronaut floating out in deep space. 7. A ...
October 30, 2016
a 75kg parent and a 22kg child meet at the center of an ice rink. they place their hands together and push hard enough to slide apart. a. is the force experienced by the child more than, less than, or the same force experienced by the parent? I said they experience the same ...
October 11, 2016
Boris is driving to Memphis. Suppose that the distance to his destination (in miles) is a linear function of his total driving time (in minutes). Boris has 58 miles to his destination after 21 minutes of driving, and he has 42.6 miles to his destination after 43 minutes of ...
September 11, 2016
Biology - Help!
Based on your knowledge of eukaryotic gene regulation, what series of events would explain the generation of the "pre-activated" state for the full set of B-globin like genes (epsilon, gamma, delta, and beta) in the earliest embryo?
May 9, 2016
Car A travelling at 13 m/s [N] is 190m behind car B which is travelling at 9.0 m/s [N]. At this moment car A starts to accelerate at 6.0 m/s^2 [N] to catch up with car B. After 1.0s, car B also starts to accelerate at 2 m/s^2 [N]. How long will it take car A to catch up with ...
January 23, 2016
Each triangle is a 30-60-90 triangle, and the hypotenuse of one triangle is the longer leg of an adjacent triangle. The hypotenuse of the largest triangle is 8 centimeters. What is the number of centimeters in the length of the longer leg of the smallest triangle? Express your...
December 29, 2015
You have decided to try and convince your parents to let you get your own cell phone. After finding out that the flat monthly rate for unlimited minutes $35.00, which you can afford, you offer to pay the cost yourself. However, just before you place your order, you see an ...
December 13, 2015
A flowerbed is 3 3/4 meters long and 2 meters wide. Uncle James wants to build a border around the flowerbed. The width of the border is 1/2 meter. The cost of building the border is $20 per square meter. How much does Uncle James have to pay to have the border built. 3.75+3....
November 16, 2015
If it takes a old and hot tap 6 mins to fill a bath and on their own it takes the hot tap 100 secs more than the cold tap to fill bath. How long will it take the cold tap on its own to ill the bath
November 8, 2015
saac's law says, T(t) = Ta + (Ts - Ta)e^kt where Ta is the room temp Ts is the temp of the object and t is the time T(6) = 72 + (173-72)e^(6k) 137 = 72 + 101e^6k 101e^6k = 65 e^6k = 65/101 6k = ln(65/101) k = ln(65/101)/6 = -.073455541.. (put in calculator's memory) so...
October 24, 2015
They sustained life threatening injuries in the forest fire, their names, ironically, are included on the list of suspected arsonist. How would you correct the sentence structure error? a. separate the two clauses with a colon b. join the two independent clauses with a ...
September 24, 2015
yes you are correct. the equation for photosynthesis: 6 CO(2) + 6 H(2)O + energy --> C(6)H(12)O(6) + 6 O(2) ^ the above equation basically says Carbon Dioxide + Water + energy ---yields---> glucose + oxygen the carbon dioxide gets reduced to glucose (gain H+ atoms) while...
September 24, 2015
Consider a market where supply and demand are given by QXS = -14 + PX and QXd = 85 - 2PX. Suppose the government imposes a price floor of $38, and agrees to purchase any and all units consumers do not buy at the floor price of $38 per unit. a. Determine the cost to the ...
September 15, 2015
I have to add this rational expression but I keep on ending up with 2 different answers each time I try to solve the expression. 2/x + 1/2x My answer is 4x+1/2x; but I also got 5/2x. Which one is correct and why?
September 12, 2015
Someone please help me. Cycle Paths, Inc. makes bicycles, tricycles, and unicycles. Last week they made 88 more bicycles then unicycles, and five times as many tricycles as unicycles. If they made 40 more bicycles then tricycles, how many unicycles did they make?
August 23, 2015
Natasha holds the two ends of a string in her hands and then moves her hands up and down so that a wave travels from one end of the string to the other end. In which case will she have a standing wave along the string?
July 6, 2015
Two pipes can be used to fill a pool, working together the two pipes can fill the pool in six hours. The larger pipe can fill the pool in three hours less time than the smaller pipe can alone. Find the time to the nearest tenth of an hour it takes for the smaller pipe working ...
May 19, 2015
Philosphy - Dream Interpreations
I recently just had a dream when I was alone in my room enjoying myself and suddenly about 4-5 to what I perceived as venomous snakes, each with a vivid and distinct coloring design, appeared from the trashcan in the room and start slithering around. As I made feeble and ...
April 29, 2015
In the Daytona 500 auto race, a Ford Thunderbird and a Mercedes Benz are moving side by side down a straight-away at 67.5 m/s. The driver of the Thunderbird realizes he must make a pit stop, and he smoothly slows to a stop over a distance of 250 m. He spends 5.00 s in the pit ...
January 23, 2015
(6/x^2+5x+6) + (9/x+3) express answer in reduced form What i attempted is to factor out the bottom half of the first fraction to 6/(x+2)(x+3) the second half i'm guessing would be to multiply each side by the x+3? making it a (6x+18/(x+2)(x+3)) + 9 or would i write it as 6...
December 8, 2014
Are infinite discontinuities removable? Also, please help me with this question: f(x)=x^2+4x+3 / x^2-9 has one removable discontinuity and one vertical asymptote. Find and identify the x-value for each. I found the asymptote at x=3, but please help for the discontinuity. Thanks!
October 28, 2014
Part 1/2 A cyclist maintains a constant velocity of 7 m/s headed away from point A. At the.aome.initial time, the cyclist is 240 m from the point A. What will be his displacement from starting point after 65 s ? Answer in units m Part 2/2 Qhat will be his position from point A...
September 13, 2014
A blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 22.8 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the ground. 2.8 seconds after the blue ball is thrown, a red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 10.9 m/s from a height of 29.3 meters above the ground. The force of ...
September 8, 2014
a four sided garden plot has an irregular shape. the second side is 12 feet longer than the first. the third side is 24 feet longer than the second. the fourth side is 36 feet longer than the third. if the perimeter of the plot measures 136 feet, what is the length of the ...
June 11, 2014
Assume that it costs Apple approximately C(x) = 36,100 + 100x + 0.01x^2 dollars to manufacture x 30-gigabyte video iPods in a day. How many iPods should be manufactured in order to minimize average cost? What is the resulting average cost of an iPod? (Give your answer to the ...
June 4, 2014
Math - Business Calc.
Chocolate Box Company is going to make open-topped boxes out of 5 × 17-inch rectangles of cardboard by cutting squares out of the corners and folding up the sides. What is the largest volume box it can make this way? (Round your answer to the nearest tenth.) Thank You ...
June 4, 2014
Jesse collected data on the colors of the coats his classmates wore one day in February. He started a circle graph. Which equation will give the angle measure of the section for black?
May 19, 2014
Karen and Wayne need to buy a refrigerator because theirs just broke. Unfortunately, their savings account is depleted, and they will need to borrow money in order to buy a new one. Sears offers them an installment loan at 13% (add-on rate). If the refrigerator at Sears costs...
February 22, 2014
Given an undirected graph G = (V,E), does there exist a set D ⊆ V of size k such that every v ∈ V is either in D or adjacent to at least one member of D. Show that DS∈NPC. You may only assume that VC is known to be NP-Complete.
December 4, 2013
Tom the cat is chasing Jerry the mouse across a table surface 2.4 m oﬀ the ﬂoor. Jerry steps out of the way at the last second, and Tom slides oﬀ the edge of the table at a speed of 4.8 m/s. Where will Tom strike the ﬂoor? The acceleration of ...
November 10, 2013
Suppose X is a random variable and Y = aX + b is a linear function of X. Show that the correlation of X and Y is -1 if a < 0. cor(X,Y) = cov(X,V)/ sqrt(var(X)*var(Y))
October 28, 2013