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An advertisement for a steel-belted radial tire states that this tire delivers 14% better gas mileage. If the present gas mileage is 25.5 mpg, what mileage would you expect if you purchased these tires? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a mile per gallon. I know the ...
May 7, 2015
Suppose you wish to make a scale drawing of your living room, which measures 18 ft by 23 ft. If the shorter side of the drawing is 6 in., how long is the longer side of the scale drawing?
May 6, 2015
What is the difference between specific heat and heat capacity? If you heat 500g of H2O initially at 8C in a 1000 W microwave with 80% efficiency for 2 minutes, what will the final temperature be?
May 5, 2015
A particle (mass = 5.0 g, charge = 40 mC) moves in a region of space where the electric field is uniform and is given by Ex = 2.5 N/C, Ey = Ez = 0. If the velocity of the particle at t = 0 is given by vy = 50 m/s, vx = vz = 0, what is the speed of the particle at t = 2.0 s?
April 29, 2015
A sample of potassium hydrogen oxalate, KHC2O4, weighing 0.717 g, was dissolved in water and titrated with 18.47 mL of an NaOH solution. Calculate the molarity of the NaOH solution.
April 27, 2015
assume that the odor threshold for untrained noses is normal with a standard deviation of 7. the odor thresholds for these 10 noses are: 31, 31, 43, 36, 23, 34, 32, 30, 20 and 24. is there evidence that the mean threshold for untrained tasters is greater than 25 micrograms per...
April 24, 2015
would the null hypothesis that the 2000 mean hourly earnings of all workers was $16 be rejected at the 10% significance level in favor of the two-sided alternative? What about the null hypothesis that the mean was $15?
April 24, 2015
Jill bought so e carrots and apples for $24.80. A carrot and an apple cost $.90 altogether. She bought more carrots than apples. The cost of the extra number of carrots was $6.80. How many apples did she buy?
April 20, 2015
non profit Accounting
The mayor of a large city approaches a group of citizens and suggests that they form an organization to provide social, educational, and recreational programs for local youth. The group agrees and forms an entity called the Community Youth Organization (CYO). The group also ...
April 19, 2015
A consumer advocacy group claims that the mean amount of juice in a 16 ounce bottled drink is not 16 ounces, as stated by the bottler. Determine the conclusion of the hypothesis test assuming that the results of the sampling lead to rejection of the null hypothesis. A. ...
April 18, 2015
A researcher wishes to estimate the mean amount of money spent per month on food by households in a certain neighborhood. She desires a margin of error of $30. Past studies suggest that a population standard deviation of $248 is reasonable. Estimate the minimum sample size ...
April 18, 2015
with 2 pentagons (A, B, C, D, E) & F, G, H, I, J.) start with A in lower left corner. Same with F. AE=10, BC=8: FG=9, FJ=15. There are diagonal line CE & HJ. x= AB, Y=GH. Find the scale factor of ABCDE to FGHIJ; need value of x & y; perimeter of ABCDE is 38, what is perimeter ...
April 12, 2015
a forest ranger spots a fire from 28-foot tower. the angle of depression from the tower to the fire is 11 degre to the nearest foot, how far is the fire from the base of the tower
April 10, 2015
the world's largest cube puzzle in Knoxville measures 6 feet on each side. The scale factor between a standard cube puzzle and largest is 1/24. Find the surface area and volume of the standard cube puzzle. Answer is 0.375ft^2/0.015625ft^3 Not sure how they figured it out i...
March 27, 2015
If x unit of a product cost C dollars to manufacture and earn revenue of R dollars, the value of X where the expression for C and R are equal is called break-even quantity, the number of units that produce zero profit. Find the break-even quantity when c=14X+48000 and R=18X
March 25, 2015
Joanna Pauly was delighted to see that her ROI ﬁgures had increased for the third straight year. She was sure that her campaign to lower costs and use machinery more efﬁciently (en- abling her factories to sell several older machines) was the reason why. Joanna ...
March 14, 2015
A child on a beach tosses a walnut straight upward. it reaches the peak of its trajectory and then falls straight downward retracing its path when a hungry seagull grabs the walnut 10.1m above the release point at a time of 1.6s after it was thrown. find the initial velocity ...
March 5, 2015
A 100kg object moving at 20 m/s comes to a stop over distance of 40 m. What is the coefficient of dynamic fiction between the object and the ground? I tried to work it out with the formula, but I'm really confused. Please help.
March 2, 2015
A cylinder has a height of 16 cm and a radius of 5 cm. A cone has a height of 12 cm and a radius of 4 cm. If the cone is placed inside the cylinder as shown, what is the volume of the air space surrounding the cone inside the cylinder? (Use 3.14 as an approximation of ð.)
March 2, 2015
A library has fiction and nonfiction books. 2/5 of the library books are fiction. Of these 1/5 are mysteries. 1/3 of the nonfiction books are mysteries. What fraction of all the books are mysteries?
February 26, 2015
GDP rises from $4 trillion in 2006, the base year, to $5 trillion in 2012. The GDP deflator in 2012 is 120. Find real GDP in 2012. Find the percentage increase in real GDP between 2006 and 2012.
February 25, 2015
Problem 6-1 Bank Reconciliation The following information is available to assist you in preparing a bank reconciliation for Calico Corners on May 31, 2012: a. The balance on the May 31, 2012, bank statement is $8,432.11. b. Not included on the bank statement is a $1,250 ...
February 22, 2015
. Which of the following social structures is NOT reflected in the act of a wife adopting her husbands name and foregoing her fathers (her maiden) name? (Points : 1) Patriarchy Heteronormativity Hierarchy Classism
February 12, 2015
Particles of charge +65, +48, and −95 μC are placed in a line. The center one is L = 60cm from each of the others.Calculate the net force on the left charge due to the other two.
January 31, 2015
Hi! I was just wondering if one of the teachers could tell me whether or not it is unprofessional to wear colored contact lenses to a college interview? The colors aren't drastic colors but they are contact lenses nonetheless. thanks!
January 30, 2015
I have to calculate the vapor pressure of water at 25.0 degrees celicus. The heat of vaporization of water is 40.65 kj/mol and the vapor pressure of water is 92.7 Torr at 50 degrees celcius. I know I should use log10 P=A- B/C+T but I don't know how to work it out.
January 30, 2015
I am looking for the number of ways you can draw 4 marbles to have an equal number of red and white marbles after the draw. I was using combination probability set up as 6C2*7C2 = 315 but this doesn't include the probability of the 5 blue marbles. I'm not sure how to ...
January 24, 2015
A bag contains 6 red, 7 white and 5 blue marbles, how many ways can four marbles be picked where there are an equal number of red and white marbles? Is it 315 ways?
January 24, 2015
my hands constitute my career. when i was young, i practiced for hours to master the great composers. I decided long ago that "tickling the ivories" would be the key to my success. Who am I? Please help! I came up with "piano" but im not sure...
January 20, 2015
the average annual rainfall for a town is 43.2 inches. I know the monthly rainfall has to be 3.6 inches. the difference of a given month's rainfall from the average monthly rainfall is called the deviation. what is the deviation for each month shown? may 2 3/5 inches, june...
January 17, 2015
Amelia's soccer team won 3/4 of outgrew its games.The team won 18 games.How many games did the team play? Equation:3/4g=18 ,g is the total number of games. Possible solution: g=18×4/3,g is 24?
January 9, 2015
CAL-Help on dr/dt
A circular oil slick of uniform thickness is caused by a spill of 1 cubic meter of oil. The thickness of the oil is decreasing at the rate of 0.1 cm/hr as the slick spreads. (Note: 1 cm = 0.01 m.) At what rate is the radius of the slick increasing when the radius is 8 meters...
December 29, 2014
How would a world with less interdependence affect my life. I don't really understand how it would affect me directly. Is it like the things we import, would have to made in the U.S so then it would be more expensive?
December 7, 2014
CALCULUS - PLEASE HELP!
It is known that homing pigeons tend to avoid flying over the water in the daytime, perhaps because the downdrafts of air over water make flying difficult. Suppose a homing pigeon is released on an island at point C , which is 3 km directly out in the water from a point B ...
December 2, 2014
26.98 grams of Al and 35.45 grams of Cl2 are reacted according to the equation 2Al + 3Cl2 → 2AlCl3 How many grams of AlCl3 will be formed assuming 100% yield? it says the answer is supposed to be 26.98g but cannot seem to reach that. I just want to know how to get there.
December 2, 2014
A 150 yard pipe is cut to provide drainage for two fiekds. If the length of one piece us 3 yards less than twice the length of the second piece, what are the lengths of the two pieces?
November 25, 2014
An astronaut (mass of 100 kg, with equipment) is headed back to her space station at a speed of 0.750 m/s but at the wrong angle. To correct her direction, she fires rockets from her backpack at right angles to her motion for a brief time. These directional rockets exert a ...
November 19, 2014
The slope of the tangent line to the graph y= x^3/x -x at the point (1, -2/3) I keep getting undefined as a answer but.. I feel like I might be doing something wrong because I feel like that is not the answer, can you help me please?
November 16, 2014
Assume a firm is a monopsonist that can hire its first worker for $6 but must increase the wage rate by $3 to attract each successive worker (so that the second worker must be paid $9, the third $12, and so on). The marginal revenue product of labor is given in the table below.
November 16, 2014
Calculus - PLEASE HELP!!
Use L'Hospital's Rule to solve: lim u --> 1 of (u-1)^3/ ((1/u) - u^2 + (3/u) - 3) Ok, so what I thought was that it is type 0/0 so taking the derivatives of the top and bottom 3(u-1)^2 /(-u^-2 -2u - 3u^-3) and subbing in u = 1 = 0/-6 = 0
November 12, 2014
On a hot day a friend suggest that you can make your kitchen cooler by leaving the refrigerator door open. Explain whether leaving the refrigerator door open would cause the air temperature in the kitchen to decrease.
November 10, 2014
Math - Word problem
Hi Reiny - I looked at the picture and redrew my walls, but it still doesn't come out for walls that are 10' in each direction. I noticed that the ceiling and floor in the picture had a longer dimension than the side heights, so I took ceiling and floor and extended ...
November 9, 2014