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August 30, 2015
Total # Posts: 1,808

**precalc**

find the zeros of the function: f(x)=x^3+2x^2-109x-110 I think I need to factor but everytime I do, it doesn't look right.
*October 24, 2010*

**Math**

I'm doing a vector problem which involves two forces with an angle of 30 degrees between them acting on an object. I think that I should draw my vector diagram with the vectors coming out of the object while my friend thinks that the vectors should point into the object. ...
*October 22, 2010*

**algebra help**

206
*October 21, 2010*

**algebra help**

i think so but the answer suppose to be in the form of x and y
*October 21, 2010*

**algebra help**

so is the answer 50
*October 21, 2010*

**algebra help**

Two motorcyclists start at the same point and travel in opposite directions. One travel 3 mph faster than the other. In two hours they are 206 miles apart. How fast is each traveling? The speed of the slower motorcyclist is ___ mph.
*October 21, 2010*

**physics**

Two children are balancing on a teeter-totter. One child has a mass of 30.0 kg and is sitting 1.3 meters from the pivot. The second child is sitting 0.8 meters from the pivot. What is the mass of the second child
*October 21, 2010*

**physics**

Two children are balancing on a teeter-totter. One child has a mass of 30.0 kg and is sitting 1.3 meters from the pivot. The second child is sitting 0.8 meters from the pivot. What is the mass of the second child
*October 21, 2010*

**physics**

An athlete at the gym holds a 1.2 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 64 cm long and has a mass of 4.0 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm in each of the following ways? 1. straight but 30 degrees below horizonal?
*October 21, 2010*

**physics**

An athlete at the gym holds a 1.2 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 64 cm long and has a mass of 4.0 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm in each of the following ways? 1. straight but 30 degrees below horizonal?
*October 21, 2010*

**Algebra**

To simplify the expression of 4r(3r-7) I came up with 12r^-28r. I cannot take this any further because they are not like terms, is that correct?
*October 20, 2010*

**physics**

A 6.9-kg box is being lifted by means of a light rope that is threaded through a single, light, frictionless pulley that is attached to the ceiling.Lifted at a constant speed of 2 m/s. If the box is lifted, at constant acceleration, from rest on the floor to a height of 1.5 m ...
*October 20, 2010*

**spanish**

how do i answer these question donde esta la universidad? como es la universidad? cuando es la clase de espanol?
*October 20, 2010*

**spanish help**

so for it the answer would be el or ella
*October 20, 2010*

**spanish help**

What is the spanish equivalent to the following subject pronouns it and we
*October 20, 2010*

**Math/Vectors**

Thanks!
*October 17, 2010*

**Math/Vectors**

If a point on the surface of a sphere with its center at the origin has coordinates (9,4,6) how do you show the radius connecting the origin to this point as a position vector. Is it simply [9,4,6] or is it more complicated than that. Thanks.
*October 17, 2010*

**Math**

I think it's correct. The negative sign in front of the parenthesis was throwing me off. Just need to make sure I'm understanding it correctly.
*October 17, 2010*

**Math**

How about this one? Simplify: -(21k - 3 + 4) - 17k -21 + 3 + -4 - 17k -38k + -1
*October 17, 2010*

**Math**

Just so I know I am understanding this, can you please let me know if I am doing this right? Simplify: 24u - 6(8 - 4u) + 52 24u -48 + 24u + 52 48u + 4 Thanks!!!!
*October 17, 2010*

**algebra**

If f(x)=x^2-x, find the value if x=(2)-2. TIP: x^2 means x squared
*October 17, 2010*

**Math/Vectors**

I need help on a homework problem. "Determine a vector equation for the line perpendicular to 4x-3y=17 and through point (-2,4). The answer in the book is given as [x,y]=[-2,4]+t[-4,3].Isn't the normal to the scalar equation [4,-3] and wouldn't this be the ...
*October 16, 2010*

**Chemistry **

Can someone explain to me what the calorimetry equation - q=(m)(ΔT)(Cp) means exactly, in your own words, and how identifying an unknown metal relates to every day life? thanks
*October 13, 2010*

**math**

y = 2.5 ·4^x as the equation for the blue line shown in the graph, rather than the equation given in your text. Note that your line will now be tangent to the graph at the point ( 0, 2.5 ). Enter the value of c here
*October 13, 2010*

**math**

The population of the town of Missed Chances has, since January 1, 1972, been described by the function P = 30000 ( 1.01 )^t where P is the population t years after the start of 1972. At what rate was the population changing on January 1, 1995? people per year
*October 13, 2010*

**science**

Calculate the molarity of 500. mL of solution containing 21.1 g of potassium iodide
*October 12, 2010*

**Chemistry**

A gas sample is connected to a closed-end manometer. The difference in mercury levels in the 2 arms is 115 mm. What is the gas pressure in torr if the atmospheric pressure is 750. torr?
*October 12, 2010*

**Math**

A lunch box is 30cm long, 14cm wide and 12cm high. The formula for the volume of a box is v=lwh. Find the volume of the lunch box in cubic centimeters. Can you help me to set this up? Thanks!!!
*October 10, 2010*

**math**

find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points. Use function notation to write the equation. (5/7,10/14) and (-1/7,13/14) f(x)
*October 8, 2010*

**math**

how do I solve the equation (y+6) divided by 3- (y-3) divided by2=2
*October 7, 2010*

**chemistry**

At 25 degrees celsius, the dimensions of a rectangular block of gold are 4.42 cm by 3.07 cm by 2.63 cm. The mass of the gold is 689g. I found that the density is 19.3g/cm^3 at 25 degrees but how will the density change if the temperature is increased to 125 degrees?
*September 30, 2010*

**math**

How can you make 7 by only using the digits 1, 2, 3, and 4? You can put two numbers together (ie 12 or 34). You can use the operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, (NO DIVISION!!), exponents, and parentheses any way you want!! Please help!!!! I also need 13, 17, and...
*September 29, 2010*

**english**

yes and yes
*September 29, 2010*

**english**

yes
*September 29, 2010*

**math**

x=6 so i believe the answer would be 18+12+12 which equals 42 im not for sure though but thats how i think you would do it
*September 29, 2010*

**math**

Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!
*September 29, 2010*

**math**

How can you make 34 by only using the digits 1, 2, 3, and 4? You can put two numbers together (ie 12 or 34). You can use the operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, (NO DIVISION!!), exponents, and parentheses any way you want!! Please help!!!!
*September 29, 2010*

**math**

I think the formula would be 30=2.25x
*September 29, 2010*

**math**

6r-3=15 -3 -3 __________ 6r=12 then do 12 divided by 6 and the answer is simple!!!!!
*September 28, 2010*

**Teachers Aide/Early Childhood Education and After-**

never mind! omg! i made a huge mistake! don't follow my answers! these are the answers to test #02604200
*September 28, 2010*

**Teachers Aide/Early Childhood Education and After-**

okay, you've got a lot wrong. 1) pg. 59 2) pg. 28,33 3)A 4) pg. 57 5) pg. 16 6) pg. 4-5 7) pg. 26 8) pg. 30-31 9) A 10) pg. 60 11) pg. 2 12) B 13) pg. 8 14) pg. 13 15) D 16) C 17) B 18) pg. 58 19) pg. 36-37 20) pg. 64
*September 28, 2010*

**Math**

Just checking to make sure I understand this. Absolute value bars are grouping symbols. Use the order of operations to evaluate the expression -3 + /-x + 2/ when x=12 -3 + /-12 + 2/ = 11 Thanks!
*September 27, 2010*

**Chemistry**

A water solution containing 25.0% sucrose by mass, has a density of 1.25g/mL. What volume of this solution in liters, must be in an application requiring 2.50 KG of sucrose?
*September 27, 2010*

**Biology Chemistry Part**

I'm trying to calculated the rate of reaction In this lab I took a 50 mL beaker and poured in 10 ml of cold distilled water into it, I then poured in 30 ml of original enzyme solution (I believed we used cold potato juice or something), I then took a piece of paper and ...
*September 26, 2010*

**Biology Chemistry Part**

I'm trying to calculated the rate of reaction In this lab I took a 50 mL beaker and poured in 10 ml of cold distilled water into it, I then poured in 30 ml of original enzyme solution (I believed we used cold potato juice or something), I then took a piece of paper and ...
*September 26, 2010*

**algebra**

thank you
*September 25, 2010*

**algebra**

3x+y=7 for y -x+y=13 for y f=5gh for h
*September 25, 2010*

**science**

choose a metal you know and list three uses that illustrate three properties of metals
*September 23, 2010*

**algebra**

solve the equation and check -(9x-4)-(2x-6)+7=-8(x-9)-(6x+2)+4
*September 18, 2010*

**calculus**

Use the following function values to calculate H '(1). f (1) f '(1) g(1) g'(1) 3 -4 8 -1 H(x) = x/(g(x) f(x)) How would this problem be done... i found H(x) to be 1/24 but don't know how to find the derivative of h'(1)
*September 18, 2010*

**algebra**

solve each equation 4(n+3)=2(6+2n)
*September 18, 2010*

**math **

Simplify the expression 4(3z^3-6)+12(2-z^3)=
*September 15, 2010*

**algebra II**

sorry for calling it an equation i mean i have to simplify the expression
*September 9, 2010*

**algebra II**

need help solving the equation 5y-14+7y-20y
*September 9, 2010*

**Math**

Kim is twice the age of Ryan. In 4 years Kim will be 7 years older than Ryan. How old is Kim now?
*September 9, 2010*

**chemistry**

What is the correct formula for calcium nitrate
*September 8, 2010*

**chemistry**

793.4 g
*September 8, 2010*

**chemistry**

a brain weighing 1.0 Ib occupies a volume of 620 ml. What is the specific gravity of the brain?
*September 7, 2010*

**Algebra**

A moving Company weighs 20 boxes you have packed that contain either books or clothes and says the total weight is 404 pounds. You know that a box of books weighs 40 pounds and a box of clothes weighs 7 pounds. Find how many boxes of books and how many boxes of clothes you ...
*September 7, 2010*

**Chemistry**

An alpha particle (mass = 6.6 10-24 g) emitted by radium travels at 2.5 107 ± 0.1 107 mi/h. (a) What is its de Broglie wavelength (in meters)? (b) What is the uncertainty in its position?
*September 5, 2010*

**algebra 1**

how to simplify and solve 2/5(20x+5)-1/2(8-4x)=38
*September 5, 2010*

**math**

Sam ran between 8 and 15 miles a week for 5 weeks.About how many miles could he have run?
*September 1, 2010*

**ALL OF JISHKA STAFF**

Hello I had a couple of questions and was woundering if you have staff members that are teaching or have taught AP BIOLOGY AP PHYSICS B AP CALCULUS AB AP CHEMISTRY I was told that the AP BIOLOGY teacher had gotten extremly ill =(, has he come back? Also can you tell me if you ...
*August 19, 2010*

**English (Biology Essay)**

I know my english is crap any corrections suggestions cirtisims etc. would greatly be apreciated... if you know any biology and find anything that is biologically wrong that would be great as well but don't worry if you don't THANK YOU!!! im putting my initals just in ...
*August 16, 2010*

**Physics**

Convert 5:25:25 to seconds.
*August 16, 2010*

**Algebra**

Available evidence suggests that about 20 percent of the asteroid’s mass turned to dust and spread uniformly over Earth after eventually settling out of the upper atmosphere. This dust amounted to about 0.02 g/cm^2 of Earth’s surface. The asteroid very likely had a ...
*August 16, 2010*

**Calculus**

dont worry about it i think i'm gettin g some where
*August 12, 2010*

**Calculus**

actually cos(x)=-2 has an infinte amount of solutions so to say it dosen't have ONE is just wrong... but yah I don't buy that the equation, in some post below doesn't have critical points they are defined I found them, but whatever anyways can you help me simplify ...
*August 12, 2010*

**Calculus**

same as my question below please help me post your answer on here if you have one on these forms of course h t t p : / / w w w . p h y s i c s f o r u m s . c o m / s h o w t h r e a d . p h p ? t = 4 2 1 7 6 3
*August 12, 2010*

**Calculus**

no one on physics forums seems to know the answer so I was wondering if you guys could help post anser on these forms of course if you can help my question is here h t t p : / / w w w . p h y s i c s f o r u m s . c o m / s h o w t h r e a d . p h p ? t = 4 2 1 7 5 8
*August 12, 2010*

**Chemistry**

For many years the recovery of gold-that is, the seperation of gold from other materials-involved the use of potassium cyanide: 4AU + 8KCN + 02 +2H20 -> 4KAu(CN)2 + 4KOH What is the minimum amount of KCN in moles needed to extract 29.0 g (about an ounce) of gold? Now my ...
*August 2, 2010*

**physics**

And it's around 16.4 -- I just can't get it to the exact value that the Webassign will accept. Thank you again!
*July 28, 2010*

**physics**

They are connected by a string -- unfortunately I am unable to link the diagram. I believe that for the purpose of the problem they are ideal strings.
*July 28, 2010*

**physics**

In the figure we see two blocks connected by a string and tied to a wall, with theta = 33°. The mass of the lower block is m = 1.0 kg; the mass of the upper block is 2.0 kg. The tension of the string connecting the blocks is 5.337. Find the tension in the string that is ...
*July 28, 2010*

**Algebra I**

Rectangle ABCD has vertices C and d on the x-axis and vertices A and B on part of the parabola y = 9 - x^2 that is above the x-axis. a.) Find the coordinates of A, B, C, and D in terms of x. b.) Determine the Area of the rectangle as a function of x. c.) What is the domain for...
*July 28, 2010*

**Math**

x +/- 3 is that mroe simplified then writing it out x + 3, x - 3 I thought it would be becaue we normally say simple is when all of the operations that could be done is done in which case the second choice is more simple? I'm just woundering because i'm doing a summer ...
*July 28, 2010*

**Calc**

I'm trying to write an equation for all the infinite values of the equation -i ln(2 + sqrt(3) ) people have told me that its pi(2n + 1) -i ln(2 + sqrt(3) ) I don't see how so I plug in numbers for n and don't get the same answer usign my calculator please explain ...
*July 27, 2010*

**CALC**

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data cos(x) = -2 I was trying to solve that problem ignoring what people say about it not being defined and got a number strangely. I showed step by step so you can tell me what I did wrong as I don't think I did ...
*July 27, 2010*

**Calc**

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data cos(x) = -2 I was trying to solve that problem ignoring what people say about it not being defined and got a number strangely. I showed step by step so you can tell me what I did wrong as I don't think I did ...
*July 27, 2010*

**Algebra**

Having some trouble graphing this y = 3 - x for x less then or equal to 1 y = 2x for x greater than one how do I indicate that for the first part (1, 2) there would be a closed point at that cordinate but for the second part an open point at those same exact cordinates how do ...
*July 27, 2010*

**Algebra**

(60 + 16sqrt(15))/(60 + 17sqrt(15)) i tried dividing but got stuck thanks
*July 26, 2010*

**Calculus**

Find the range of y = (3x-1)/(2x^2 + x - 6) I was going to take the derivative of the numerator and denomenator and then use the quotent rule to find the derivative of the function and find the critical values but I ran into the imaginary number during the proess and am ...
*July 25, 2010*

**Calc I**

Find the range of y = (3x-1)/(2x^2 + x - 6) I was going to take the derivative of the numerator and denomenator and then use the quotent rule to find the derivative of the function and find the critical values but I ran into the imaginary number during the proess and am ...
*July 25, 2010*

**Math (Very Easy Math)**

I'm kind of confused as to what simplified mean? Can you please provide me with a definiton... Like I'm kind of stumped as to what one is more simplified -7(2x + 3) or -14x -21 Please explain what it mean for an expression to be "simplified"
*July 24, 2010*

**Calc I**

Solved
*July 24, 2010*

**Calc I**

Yes I was trying to find the range y = (x^2 -4)/(x^2 - x -12) ok using 2(4 +/- sqrt(15) ) sorry I forgot the minus in the derivitive but ya that makes sense but however I need three critical values that only gives me graph it and you'll see there are three how do I find ...
*July 24, 2010*

**Calc I**

y = (x^2 -4)/(x^2 - x -12) dy/dx of numerator I got 2x dy/dx of denomenator I got 2x - 1 dy/dx of y I got (x^2 - 16x -4)/((x-4)^2(x+3)^2) setting numerator to zero and solving got 8 +/- sqrt(65) with the critical value being the + setting denomenator to zero and solving got 4 ...
*July 24, 2010*

**Algebra I**

I'm stuck on this problem please help me find the range of this equation y = (x^2 - 4)/(x^2 - x - 12) I know that it is [1/3,-infintiy]U[?,infinity] yes I'm having trouble with that ? At first I was like ok there should be a horizontal asymptote at y=1 there is in ...
*July 23, 2010*

**Algebra I**

Ok so I kind of forgot how to do this so I looked up on the internet and was told divide the coefficent in the numerator of the highest degree by the highest coeficent of the highest degree in the numerator and that should be your horizontal asymptote one problem f(x) = (x^2 -...
*July 23, 2010*

**Algebra I**

nevermind
*July 23, 2010*

**BobPursley**

h t t p : / / w w w . j i s k h a . c o m / d i s p l a y . c g i ? i d = 1 2 7 9 9 0 5 6 1 4 well it's on this page just CTRL+F Kate you can post here if you want thanks!
*July 23, 2010*

**algebra**

Use the quadratic formula (40 +/- sqrt((-40)^2 - 4(-6)(-50) ))/(2(-6)) what ever that comes out to be
*July 23, 2010*

**Trig**

I thought that this was already in radians by the way... ln( (4i +3)/5)/i why is it not considered to be in radians?
*July 23, 2010*

**RESPONSE**

My instructions were just to "Evaluate" why is that not considered an angle?
*July 23, 2010*

**Trig**

I was doing this problem sin^-1 (4/5) if I'm not mistaking most teachers would say that .927295218 radians is wrong is just an estimation and therefore is wrong so I'm justified in putting this on my paper instead right ( ln( (4i +3)/5)/i ) right? She couldn't mark...
*July 23, 2010*

**Trig**

Even if you have no idea what on earth any of this stuff is but have a vast knowledge in complex number system you might be able to help me as this is what I believe is preventing me from making sense of this stuff... Ok I'm trying to understand how you would know that sin...
*July 22, 2010*

**Algebra I**

Did I do these probelms correctly? Find the intercepts 1. y^2 = x^2 - 4x y^2 = x(x - 4) Y intercepts y^2 = 0(0 - 4) (0,0) x intercepts 0 = x(x - 4) 0 = x - 4 4 = x (4,0) 2. y = (x (x + 3))/(3x + 1)^2 y intercetps y = (0(0 + 3))/(3(0) +1)^2 y = 3/1 (0,3) x intercepts 0 = (x (x...
*July 21, 2010*

**Algebra**

see like I'm kind of confused by this as well isn't this more simple x^-1 rather than 1/x ? can you please give like a deffinition of "simple" for equations what does it mean for an equation to be in it's most simplest forms? That I can apply to any ...
*July 21, 2010*

**Algebra**

Which one is more "simple"? (-7(2x + 3))/(x(x + 3)) or (-14 x + 21)/(x^2 + 3x) I would go with the factored form but i'm still kind of confused as to what exactly what it means for an equation to be "simple"
*July 21, 2010*