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Posts by John

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number theory
Find the least positive integer that leaves the remainder 3 when divided by 7, remainder 4 when divided by 9, and remainder 8 when divided by 11
August 1, 2012

math
65.25 is 25% of what number
August 1, 2012

Physics
A police car traveling at 94.5 km/h is traveling west, chasing a motorist traveling at 77.2 km/h. (a) What is the velocity of the motorist relative to the police car? The magnitude and its direction (b) What is the velocity of the police car relative to the motorist? The ...
August 1, 2012

Math
Yes! Thanks!
July 31, 2012

Math
If xΩy is defined as the smallest integer of which both x and y are factors, then 10Ω32 is how much greater than 6Ω20?
July 31, 2012

Math
The null and alternate hypotheses are: H0: π1 ≤ π2 H1: π1> π2 A sample of 100 observations from the first population indicated that X1 is 70. A sample of 150 observations from the second population revealed X2 to be 90. Use the .05 significance ...
July 24, 2012

math
A river has a current of 4 mph. Find the speed of Simon’s boat in still water if it goes 40 miles downstream in the same time as 24 miles upstream.
July 23, 2012

Finance
why a firm might deviate from the matching principle by financing short-term assets with long-term debt. How would such a policy have affected a firm during the financial crisis?
July 23, 2012

math
Amy can clean the house in 7 hours. When she works together with Tom, the job takes 5 hours. How long would it take Tom, working by himself, to clean the house?
July 23, 2012

math
john takes 3hours longer than andrew to peel 400 pounds of apples. if together they can peel 400pounds of apples in 8hours then how long would it take john if he is working alone.
July 23, 2012

math
Frank can type a report in 4 hours and James takes 6 hours. How long will it take the two of them typing together?
July 23, 2012

math
A cyclist bikes at a constant speed for 18 miles. He then returns home at the same speed but takes a different route. His return trip takes one hour longer and is 23 miles. Find his speed.
July 23, 2012

math
The speed of a stream is 6 mph. If a boat travels 52 miles downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 26 miles upstream, what is the speed of the boat in still water?
July 22, 2012

Statistics
Suppose you and a friend each take different random samples of data pairs (x,y) from the same population. Assume the samples are the same size. Based on your samples, you compute r=0.83. Based on her sample, your firmed computes r=0.79 Is your friends value wrong? Explain?
July 21, 2012

Math( Geometry)
All three planes in the figure provided are parallel. They are cut by lines containing points A, B and C and X, Y and Z. Each of these points lies in a plane. If BC=8 cm, YZ=10 cm and XY=14 cm, find AB. A.)10 1/2 cm B.)10.2 cm C.)11 1/5 cm
July 14, 2012

Foreign languages
Writeacher, do you know anything about English conversation lessons on Skype? Can you please suggest sites which offer online conversation courses? Thank you for your invaluable help! My sister would like to take one-hour conversation lessons every two days with an English ...
July 13, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you check these sentences, Writaecher? 1) Can you please tell me how far ...... hotel is from the beach? 2) As a matter of fact, I was looking for a hotel on a seafront. Do you think I should opt for the ..... Hotel?
July 13, 2012

math
The times for completing one circuit of a bicycle course are normally distributed with a mean of 81.7 minutes and a standard deviation of 8.6 minutes. An association wants to sponsor a race and provide prizes for the top (that is, fastest) 15% of riders. Where should they ...
July 12, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check these sentences, Writeacher? 1) I would like to book a room with a double bed and a single bed (at a certain price) for person (sharing) which (alsoincludes breakfast and dinner for seven nights. (Can you help me express this sentence better?) 2) Prior to ...
July 11, 2012

Foreign languages
Thank you very much for giving me so much information ! Can you check these sentences for me, please? 1) Thank you for replying to my request of today. ... I would like to book a room with a double bed and a single bed at..... for person sharing which includes breakfast and ...
July 10, 2012

statics
The times for completing one circuit of a bicycle course are normally distributed with a mean of 81.7 minutes and a standard deviation of 8.6 minutes. An association wants to sponsor a race and provide prizes for the top (that is, fastest) 15% of riders. Where should they ...
July 10, 2012

math
Find the center, foci, and vertices of this hyperbola 16x^2-y^2-32x+8y+16=0
July 10, 2012

Foreign languages
We are looking for suitable accommodation in south-west Ireland. (on seafront, near Cork) Any ideas? Can you check these two sentences, Writeacher? 1) Does your hotel offer both a kids’club and a playground where my child can spend time outside? 2) It is important that ...
July 10, 2012

math
The scores on a mathematics test have a mean of 72 and a standard deviation of 5. Find the test score that corresponds to a z-score of (-1.33).
July 10, 2012

Math - Calculus
how to solve limits?
July 9, 2012

Foreing languages
Could you check if everything is correct, Writeacher? 1) My husband and I would like to spend the period from August ... to August .. in . We are looking for a four-star hotel on a sea front , which offers a a kids’ club as well as a playground where my five-year-old ...
July 9, 2012

Physics
The car in front of you is driving 105 km/h on the highway. You pull out to pass the car travelling 114 km/h. Both cars are 2.7m long. You pull out when you are 10m behind the car in front of you and pull back in when you are 10m in front of the other car. How long does it ...
July 8, 2012

CHEM
A metal, M, of atomic mass 91 amu reacts with fluorine to form a salt that can be represented as MFx. In order to determine x and therefore the formula of the salt, a boiling point elevation experiment is performed. A 9.05-g sample of the salt is dissolved in 100.0 g of water ...
July 8, 2012

physics
a 10,000hg car rounds a curve of radius 1200ft at 50mph what is its centripetal acceleration?
July 7, 2012

Foreign languages
I'd like you to revise these sentences. I need to include words really used when enquiring for a hotel room. Thank you very much,Writeacher. 1)My husband and I would like to spend the period from 3 August to 20 August at Your hotel. In particular, we are looking for a ...
July 7, 2012

English
What is the meaning of "Once you have flown, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been, and there you long to return."?
July 6, 2012

Foreign languages
Bob and Writeacher, I just wanted to inform you that my science project on water has been approved by the EU Commission. We'll be working on the project starting from September. (I will certainly need your help to work out a list of "scientific words" students ...
July 5, 2012

Foreign languages
I left out this sentence. Thank you. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the past simple, past perfect or past continuous.
July 4, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check these sentences, Writeacher? Thank you. 1) We have been waiting here nearly three hours (Can you omit "for"?) 2) “I’ve spent all my pocket money on this book!” (Sally/exclaim). She exclaimed she had spent all her pocket money on ...
July 4, 2012

Art
I still have a few other sentences to check. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) " I've spent all my pocket money on that book!" (he/exclaaim) He exclaimed that he had spent all his pocket money on that book. 2) "I'm going on a school trip tomorrow" (he/...
July 3, 2012

Art
I left out these last sentences on grammar.Thank you, Writeacher. 1) If the machine stops, you press this button. Incorrect: if the machine stops, you will press this button. 2) Complete the following sentences with who, which, whose. Write the relative pronoun in brackets ...
July 3, 2012

Art
I left out a sentence. Can you help me better express the following instruction? 1) Complete the following sentences with the past simple, past perfect, and past continuous. 1) My friend..... (be) upset because someone.....(steal) ........
July 3, 2012

Art
I left out the following sentences. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) "I'll drive you to the train station." (she/agree) She agreed to drive me to the ... 2) "If I were you, I'd run back home." (she/advise). She advised me to run back home. 3) "I won&#...
July 3, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you check if the following passive tenses are possible? Thank you. 1) The roof was being fixed The cathedral is being restored My wallet has been taken The dog is going to be taken for a walk 2) Who was America discovered by? Was this CD bought by Jennifer yesterday? I was...
July 3, 2012

Engineering Physics
At a location 4Re away from the center of the Earth, you release a 2kg object from rest. How fast is the object traveling when it is 2Re away from the center of the Earth? Re = 6.4 x 10^6 m Me = 6 * 10^24 m
July 2, 2012

Foreign languages
I left out this last sentence.Thank you. 1) He was exhausted because he ........................................... (work) hard all day. (he had been working all day)
July 2, 2012

Foreign languages
I left out these very last sentences on reported speech. Thank you very much! 1) “No, I didn’t break the vase.” (Mary/deny) Mary denied breaking .. 2) “I’m sorry, I broke the vase.” (He apologized for breaking the vase. 3) “ You should really...
July 2, 2012

Art
Thank you very much! Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check if the following sentences are possible. 1) I hate ….. (tell) you this but you didn’t pass your FCE test. 2) Lucy dreams of….. (go) to live in Australia. 3) Jack is looking forward to...
July 2, 2012

Art
Can you check if the following constructions are possible? 1)It was half past ten at night. Jane was in her bedroom (when) the doorbell rang. it was dark (so) she switched on the lights and went downstairs.“Shall I carry your bag, Lucy?” Tom offered to carry Lucy&#...
July 2, 2012

Foreing languages
Can you please check the following sentences? Thank you. 1) The fire officer warned us not to leave the heater on. He warned us against leaving the heater on. (are they both possible?) 2) Opium is widely used in medicine to ease bodily pains. Can you think of any English ...
July 2, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check linkers and punctuation in this paragraph? Thank you very much Writeacher. Complete the following short text with: and, but, so, because, when, while (I can't find an example of "while") 1) It was half past ten at night. Jane was in her ...
July 2, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check these sentences, Writeacher? 1) We...... (sit) in the sun for ... when she (tell) us to get inside. 2)We had been sitting in the sun for about half an hour when she told us to get inside. 3) Peter confessed to eating all the cake. (Peter/confess) (shall I ...
July 2, 2012

Engineering Physics
You want to use a spring (k=100 N/m) to send a 500-g mass up a frictionless incline (30 degree to horizontal) to arrive at a platform 3m above the ground. How far should you compress the spring?
July 1, 2012

MATH
A Starbucks on campus sells cappuccinos in three sizes: tall for \$2.65, grande for \$3.20, and venti for \$3.50. One morning, Brianna served 50 cappuccinos. The number of tall and venti cappuccinos, combined, was 2 fewer than the number of grande cappuccinos. If she collected a ...
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you check these other sentences, please? 1) "I ate all the cake yesterday." (Peter/confess to) Shall I include "to"??? 2) Peter confessed to eating all the cake. Peter confessed that he had eaten all the cake. 3) If Iknew the answer, I’d tell you. ...
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
I left out the following questions. Thank you. 1) What effect did Poe aim to achieve in moast of his short stories? Which theory did Poe work out in his Philosophy of Composition and who was he inspired by? 2) What are the main feautures of Poe's tales? What do we get to ...
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check these questions, too? Thank you, Writeacher! 1) Which characteristics of the old ballad form does The Rime of the Ancient Mariner contain? In what way does the Rime depart from the ballad? 2) How are the elements of nature presentend in the first part of ...
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
Thank you. Here are a few other sentences I'd like you to check. 1) How is the theme of the double investigated in Shelley's Frankenstein? As for Shelley's Frankenstein, both Doctor Frankenstein and his creature are complementary: They both suffer from a sense of ...
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check these questions, Witeacher? Thank you. 1) Focus on Chapter 10 of Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and describes how Dr. Jekyll manages to separate his two identities. 2) What kind of narrative technique does Stevenson adopt? 3) In what way are Dr. ...
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
Writeacher, thank you very much! Can you please check these sentences, too? 1) They left for the supermarket a few minutes ago.My child is with them. They need to buy food for lunch and won't be back until noon. We'll spend the afternoon at home because it's ...
July 1, 2012

Engineering Physics
You want to use a spring (k=100 N/m) to send a 500-g mass up a frictionless incline (30 degree to horizontal) to arrive at a platform 3m above the ground. How far should you compress the spring?
July 1, 2012

Foreign languages
I urgently need you to check these few sentences, Writeacher. Thank you. 1) What did the U.S Immigration Restriction Act prohibit (Can you help me find a synonym?) It prohibited the immigration of those with hereditary illnesses and entire ethnic groups.ù 2) What kind ...
June 30, 2012

Maths
I can't understand this math problem.... Please help me.... ------------------ Problem: In a boys' school, 5/8 of the boys play football and 4/7 play rugby. If every boy plays at least one of the two games, find the fraction of the boys who play both
June 30, 2012

math
Your store’s average basket (transaction) size for the month of March was \$11.50 and you believe the average basket size will remain the same for your store in April. One of your hourly employees had an average basket size of \$9.00 for the month of March and averaged 125...
June 28, 2012

Foreign languages
Is the following sentence correct ? People are born on the assembly line.
June 27, 2012

german
Fußball ist interessanter als Golf. Der Film ist schlechter als das Buch. A Ich habe Malen lieber als Lesen.
June 24, 2012

Calculus
find the volume generated when the ellipse x^2/9 + y^2 = 1 is rotated around the line y=5
June 24, 2012

Physics
A 125-kg sled is dragged by a team of dogs a distance of 2 km over a horizontal surface at a constant velocity. If the coefficient of friction between the sled and the snow is 0.15, find (a) the work done by the team of dogs and (b) the energy lost due to friction
June 24, 2012

Foreign languages
I left out these sentences on modals. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) It is likely that she has forgotten about the meeting. She may/might/could/should have forgotten about the meeting (are both “possibility” and “probability” included??) 2) I’m very unsure ...
June 24, 2012

Foreign languages
Can you please check the following sentences? Thank you, Writeacher. 1) We are looking for a double room plus an extra bed for my ten-year-old child for ... nights from .. August to ...August. In particular, we would like to know your rates in half board (breakfast/dinner) for...
June 24, 2012

Foreign languages
I left out these two sentences. Thank you 1) Nature is first described as a magic element and then suddenly is turned into a dangerous creature. 2) Nature is moved by a Mighty Spirit, whose presence is manifest in every stone and tree.
June 24, 2012

Foreign languages
I just have one more doubts concerning the use of commas. 1)....... based on personal duty, hard work, respectability, and charity. Do I need to set the comma before and? 2) The telescreen transmits and receives all the time. (Do I need to include "data"?) 3) Shall I...
June 23, 2012

Foreign languages
Writeacher, can you please check these sentences? 1) Joyce's Dubliners focus (or focuses/focusses??) on two recurrent themes:... 2) The epiphany is caused by a trivial gesture, an external event, or a bad situation, (is the comma necessary?) which leads them to a more ...
June 22, 2012

Art
Can you please check these two sentences, Writeacher? Thank you. 1) Each answer must be developed in no more than ten lines. 2) Only a monolingual dictionary is allowed.
June 22, 2012

com/156
quoting summarizing and paraphrasing a source
June 20, 2012

Math
Can someone explain how to work and graph this problem. f(x)=x^2+6x+5
June 19, 2012

math
Graph. f(x)=x^2+6x+5
June 18, 2012

math
Find the slope and the y-intercept. 5x=2/3 y-10
June 18, 2012

math
graph f(x)=2/5 x+3
June 18, 2012

algebra
f(x)=2/5 x+3
June 18, 2012

UCF
6) The annual precipitation amounts in a certain mountain range are normally distributed with a mean of 88 inches, and a standard deviation of 10 inches. What is the likelihood that the mean annual precipitation during 25 randomly picked years will be less than 90.8 inches?
June 18, 2012

Foreign languages
Writeacher, could you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1) I'm forwarding you the link to the requirements for next year's Comenius exchange programme. I really hope to receive some good news from you. 2) We are looking for a hotel accommodation for two adults ...
June 17, 2012

Physics
Anyone can help me with these questions: 1. BC Hydro charges \$5.91 per kWh. How long does it take a 100 W light bulb to use up \$1.00 of energy? (answer = 1.7h) 2. A small bag of chips contains 230 Calories (1000 calories = 1 calorie = 4.19 kJ). To what max. height could a 70 ...
June 17, 2012

Science
Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the ...
June 15, 2012

Government
constitutions
June 15, 2012

Math
how do you solve 4/x-2-7/x^2-4=1
June 14, 2012

Science
Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the ...
June 14, 2012

Art
Here is the last part of the same summary. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) One day the garage owner discovers his wife’s love-affair. To escape his violent reaction, she runs out of the house, and is run down by Gatsby’s yellow car, driven by Daisy. 2) To protect Daisy, ...
June 12, 2012

Art
Writeacher, here is a summary I urgently need you to check. Thank you. 1) Gatsby is an enigmatic figure, a mysterious “self-made man”, who appears to have achieved the American dream of immense wealth. 2) He is the owner of a palatial mansion where he holds ...
June 12, 2012

Foreign languages
This is the second part of the paragraph. Though I don't think it makes sense at all, I would like you to have a look at it. I added a sentence on nanotechnology I'd like you to check, Writeacher. 1) So this element of the composite torque is not under direct control ...
June 12, 2012

Foreign languages
Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the ...
June 12, 2012

Dame Pearlette Primary
when \$40.00 is spent from 3/5 of peters money half his money is left. how much did he have at first?
June 11, 2012

Art
Here is the last part of the same work. Thank you very much, Writeacher. 1) Rather that its utopian promise, Drexler’s book is remembered for the warning that as this technology developed it would be necessary to guard against the accidental release of autonomous self-...
June 11, 2012

Art
Could you please check if everything is correct? Thank you. 1) In 1986, Eric Drexler published “Engines of Creation”, a scientific dissemination in which shows not only the theoretical bases of nanotechnology, but also a series of speculation about the possible ...
June 11, 2012

Art
Writeacher, could you please check this sentence? Thank you. 1) The scientist could be consider as a “New Prometheus”: like fire, donated by Prometheus, could be for men a great resource, but at the same time a threat if they had not been able to manage it, so the ...
June 11, 2012

chemistry
A 1.55 gram sample of methanol (CH3OH) is combusted in a bomb calorimeter. The molar heat of combustion of methanol is -725KJ/mole, assuming that 2.0L of water initially at 25.0 C absorbs all of the heat of combustion, what is the final temperature of the water?
June 10, 2012

Chemistry
What volume of 15 degree celsius water must be added to a 1.2KG piece of stainless steel at 85 degree celsius so that the final temperature is 35 degree celsius. assume the container in which the mixing takes place is perfectly insulated.
June 10, 2012

Art
Thank you very much, Writeacher. I'm posting the first part of my paraprase again because I failed to include the reference to the stanzas. 1) Dickinson’s poetic universe is characterized by personal deprivation. In particular, in poem 579, “I had been hungry, ...
June 10, 2012

Art
I left out these last sentences. I really hope you can have a look at it. It is very urgent! 1) She is the one outside the window, always watching other people indulging themselves on the pleasures of life. 2) When given the chance herself in this meal, however, she is tempted...
June 10, 2012

Art
Writeacher, I'm finding it difficult to rephrase the poem "I had been hungry all the Years" by Emily Dickinson. I wonder if you could help me. 1) Dickinson’s poetic universe is characterized by personal deprivation. In particular, in poem 579, “I had ...
June 10, 2012

Foreign languages
I really hope you are there, Writeacher. Can you suggest an internet site where I can find a comment on Emily Dickinson's "I had been hungry all the years"? Thank you veru much.
June 10, 2012

Foreign languages
I urgently need to find a very simple and concise summary (intermediate level of English) on the Lost Generation and Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Thank you.
June 10, 2012

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