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December 20, 2014

Posts by MathMat


Total # Posts: 50

math
Remember to use the Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally acronym: 5x5+5x5+5-5x5 25+25+5-25 the negative 25 cancels the other 25 so you are left with: 25+5 which equals 30
May 11, 2014

Algebra/Language Arts
I have a 15 page paper due tomorrow. I finished the paper, and edited it and all, that's not my problem. My cover page is a work of art that I designed and I wanted to put a note on how it relates to my essay. How would I go about doing this? Do I add a page at the back ...
March 13, 2014

Algebra
1 and 2 are correct, as far as I can figure out. You would leave number 1 as 2.5, if not a more complex decimal. As a mathmatician, you will always show the decimals to several points out. Scientists don't like this saying that extra decimals just create confusions. If you...
March 13, 2014

Algebra 2
Oh! I get that now! Thank u soo much!
August 14, 2013

Algebra 2
Ya, but one is x^2=14x+5
August 14, 2013

Algebra 2
Ya I figured those out, but I put down your equation into my notes cause it made more sense than what I did. How do I factor with -x?
August 14, 2013

Algebra 2
2x(3x+4)-3(3x+4) -2x(x+7)-(x+7)
August 14, 2013

Algebra 2
Wait I got it! (3x+5)(4x-1). I have a few more...
August 14, 2013

Algebra 2
I got the third one (3x-7)(3x+2) but I can't figure out the 4th one. How do I do this that one? I know it can only be 5 and 1, but I tried all of the x values and it doesn't work! I tried 6 and 2, 12 and 1, and 4 and 3
August 14, 2013

Algebra 2
Factor each quadratic equation: 8x^2+10x-3 25x^2+10x-3 9x^2-15x-14 12x^2+17x-5 I don't get how to even start these! Help!
August 14, 2013

Geometry
Graph it out and use the Pythagorean theorem to find 2 sides. Multiply those together.
August 14, 2013

Math
I am not sure what the formula is, but I can tell you that 1/4 multiplied by 80 is not 60. It would be 20. 60 is 3/4 of 80.
May 6, 2013

Writing
Ok thanks!
May 5, 2013

Writing
No. I am supposed to use a quote as my title.
May 5, 2013

Writing
If I use a quote as a title, do I capitalize every first letter in the quote? Example: Should my title be... "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary" or "The Only Place Success Comes Before Work Is In The Dictionary" please answer soon!
May 5, 2013

algebra
You cannot simplify this equation unless it is equal to something
March 31, 2013

math
Do 85 dived by 75 to get your answer in percentage
March 31, 2013

math
Try pluging in x coordinates between -5 and 5 to find your vertex
March 31, 2013

algebra
X^2+20 you add the units
March 31, 2013

math
(X+8)/6
March 21, 2013

math
So -|-5-7| =-|-12| =(-1)(12) =-12
March 21, 2013

math
You can't subtract a (
March 21, 2013

math
What is do the numbers around the equation mean? Are they part of it?
March 21, 2013

dhs
Mrs sue put the equation for a interest that was put to the initial price and collected annually, this is not what the question is asking for.
March 21, 2013

dhs
8,500$ car, wow So if the interest rate is 4.6% for 5 years, she has to pay that percentage of the total cost each year. There is an equation for this, but to make it simpler ill tell you it this way: 8500 Initial cost 8500*1.046 cost after 1 year =8891 8891*1.046 Cost after 2...
March 21, 2013

inequality/math
3x-8>5 So 3x>5+8 3x>13 x<13/3 x<4.3333333333(forever)
March 21, 2013

business math
So first 50000000 times .8 which is the opposite of 20% which gives you your first answer of 40 million left over. The equation for the interest after this is 40000000(0.7^30)
March 21, 2013

Spanish: check answers
You are correct as far as I see, and the fast food question, you are correct, just usually the menus are a lot different
March 21, 2013

Spanish
México, que era precioso. Siguiente Italia parada.
March 19, 2013

geometry
Ok, so I have this worksheet due, and it's for a lot of points, so can you check over my answers please? Can you leave your email so I could forward the scan to you? The worksheet has a lot of labeled shapes, so it's hard to describe in text. These are the answers that...
March 19, 2013

math
144
March 19, 2013

Physics
The vibration increased and the sound relayed is constant
March 19, 2013

math 140
Jack-5=John See if that gets you anywhere, you need to do substitution.
March 18, 2013

math
3592736 is wrong. 461592*308=142170336. Then the final answer should be 156118096
January 29, 2013

math
Um, those fractions are in their simplest forms.
January 18, 2013

Math
So 2/5 of the stamps are left with 12 stamps. So there for 1/5 of the stamps is 6 stamps. Now just multiply 6*3 for the amount that he sent. =18
January 17, 2013

algebra
C(x)=70x-1000
January 17, 2013

7th Grade Math stuffs
Yes, as long as the equation is not rationalized.
January 17, 2013

7th Grade Math stuffs
Independent is by itself. Dependent needs a problem before it.
January 17, 2013

Computer (Hardware Support)
Um computers transformers and anything with a USB port.
January 17, 2013

Geometry
Never mind everyone. I graphed it and showed him I was correct.
January 17, 2013

Geometry
Just really quick, my friend and I disagree on this problem. I got 1997 and he got 721.033 4. A surveryor is standing on horizontal ground level with the base of a skyscraper. The angle formed by the line segment from his position to the top of the skyscraper is 31 degrees. ...
January 17, 2013

Math
Plug the equation in in separate parts. Otherwise most calculators would change the steps up. Try this to start (8/(2^3))-2+(4.1*2). Remember the steps in solving an equation (power, parentheses, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. In that order).
January 17, 2013

math help me plss
1c 2a 3(you need a percentage to start with) Converting percentage to decimal is easy. First get rid of the percentage sign by crossing it off. Then move the decimal 2 places forward. Here I did an example following these steps below. 27% 27 2.7 0.27 Just that easy! Really it...
January 17, 2013

science
Eric, this really depends on if the block is porus. Could you please respond back with more details? I am willing to help. Also, what is the surface tension of the water?
January 17, 2013

multiplying and significant figs
Hmm, does your teacher want a specific decimal place? If so, you just tell the numbers as they calculate out to that decimal place (ie 0.284926493 if asked for ten thousandth place would just be 0.2849).
January 17, 2013

multiplying and significant figs
That is 2808, but let me show you how to easily calculate this out. For an example, 1507*1.93. If you plug this into a calculator you get the answer of 2908.51. Significant figures are just simplified numbers that engineers use. Since there is no machine that can go to such ...
January 17, 2013

multiplying and significant figs
304.8 the sig fig does not go down on this problem.
January 17, 2013

Math
For the first part, it is just asking for a life cycle in math terms. A plant will grow a lot more in its first week than in its second third and so on. It's decay is 2x faster than its growth. For the second part, just ask your fellow students.
January 17, 2013

Geometry
This problem has some missing information. You know that the pole is 16 feet high, and the wires connect 12 feet up (16-4=12). If you found the length from the bottom of the pole to the grounding point, you could use the equation 12^2+X^2=L^2 with x standing for the length of ...
March 5, 2012

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