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Word problems confuse me. THe owner of a fancy food shoppe wants to mix cashews selling at $8/kg and pecans selling at $7/kg. How many kg of each kind of nuts should be mixted to get 8 kg worth $7.25/kg?
May 10, 2011
The cosine is positive in Quadrants I and IV, so; cos 58 = cos(360-58) = cos 302 The angle that has the same cosine as angle 58 is 302. You can check this using your calculator. cos(58) = 0.5299192642 cos(302) = 0.5299192642 Matt
May 8, 2011
Let f be a differentiable function such that f(3) = 2 and f'(3) = 5. If the tangent line to the graph of f at x = 3 is used to find an approximation to a zero of f, that approximation is? So confused
April 21, 2011
Currently, jobs at the Pelham plant are broken into small individual steps, and a worker is assigned to perform each step in an effort to achieve task efficiency. This technique is known as job:
April 20, 2011
Guess the 4-digit combination. An X stands for a correct digit in its correct place in the combination and an O stands for a correct digit out of its corect order. 8256 OX Two of the four digits 8,2,5,6 appear in the final combination(one in the position given(for example 6 ...
April 9, 2011
Hi, I asked this question earlier, but didn't get any replies. If anybody could help, it would be extremely appreciated! A 225 kg box is loaded onto a truck by pulling it up an inclined plane (10 m hypotenuse difference) by a force that is parallel to the incline (T = 315 ...
April 7, 2011
A 225 kg box is loaded onto a truck by pulling it up an inclined plane (10 m hypotenuse difference) by a force that is parallel to the incline (T = 315 N). If the bed of the truck is 1.2 m above the ground what is the efficiency of this simple machine in loading the box into ...
April 7, 2011
Find the value of x (to 2 decimal places) when y is a minimum, using a while loop. Format the answer, e.g., "At x=ii.ii, y=jj.jj is a minimum". Plot the function. y = x^2 - 4x + 2
April 6, 2011
When finding the sum of the arithmetic sequence 4 + 1 + 2 + 5 + 8 + 11, you will have a step of work that contains the number 3. Use complete sentences to describe how the 3 was calculated and what it means.
April 2, 2011
The windows of a downtown office building are arranged so that each floor has six fewer windows than the floor below it. If the ground floor has 52 windows, how many total windows are on the first eight floors?
April 2, 2011
A beam of light makes an angle of θi = 7.0˚ with the normal of a slab of transparent material of t=1.00-mm-thickness. If the index of refraction of the glass is n2 = 1.40 , how far vertically (d) is the point at which the beam leaves the glass surface from the point ...
April 2, 2011
A beam of light makes an angle of 13.0° with the normal of a mirror made of 4.70-mm-thick glass silvered on the back. If the index of refraction of the glass is 1.30, how far is the point at which the beam leaves the glass surface (after being reflected from the silver ...
April 2, 2011
The four wires that lie at the corners of a square of side a= 5.60 cm are carrying equal currents i= 1.80 A into (+) or out of (-) the page, as shown in the picture. Calculate the x-component of the force on a 1.0-cm long piece of the lower right-hand wire, due to the other ...
March 28, 2011
Twenty people are to be seated at 3 Circular restaurant tables that seat 8,7, and 5 people respectively. Determine the number of ways that this can be done. Express your answer in scientific notation to two decimal place.
March 20, 2011
A cirular coil of 19 turns and radius 10.2cm surrounds a long solenoid of radius 2.6cm and 1.00x103 turns per meter. The two are oriented so that the axis of the coil and the axis of the solenoid are parallel and the center of the coil is at the center of the solenoid. If the ...
March 11, 2011
A cirular coil of 27 turns and radius 15.0cm surrounds a long solenoid of radius 4.7cm and 1.00x103 turns per meter. The two are oriented so that the axis of the coil and the axis of the solenoid are parallel and the center of the coil is at the center of the solenoid. The ...
March 11, 2011
If glenda rolled two six-sided number cubes nine times and computed the sum of the numbers rolled each time. If the mean sum of Glenda's rolls was 6 what was the total of the nine sums Glenda rolled? Suppose Glenda's rolls were 12,7,3,10,9, 2, 11, 7 and 8. What is the ...
March 8, 2011
In the high jump, the kinetic energy of an athlete is transformed into gravitational potential energy without the aid of a pole. With what minimum speed must the athlete leave the ground in order to lift his center of mass 1.65 m and cross the bar with a speed of 0.75 m/s?
March 1, 2011
Assignment Problem 1* Print Media Advertising (PMA) has been given a contract to market Buzz Cola via newspaper ads in a major southern newspaper. Full-page ads in the weekday editions (Monday through Saturday) cost $2000, whereas on Sunday a full-page ad costs $8000. Daily ...
February 27, 2011
A mass of 0.755 kg is attached to a horizontal spring of constant 403 N/m as shown. The system is compressed a distance xa = 20.8 cm from its equilibrium position and released from rest. The coefficient of friction on the surface is μ = 0.354. The mass comes to rest again...
February 23, 2011
two people aged 15 and 50. At some point during their lives, the elder will be three times the age of the younger. Write an equation which models how old in years each will be when the elder will be three times as old as the younger person.
February 20, 2011
A copper vat is 10 m long at room temperature (20 degrees C). How much longer it is when it contains boiling water at 1 atm pressure? Air in a balloon does 50 J of work while absorbing 70 J of heat. What is its change in internal energy? A bottle containing 3 kg of water at a ...
February 17, 2011
An airplane has an airspeed of 724 kilometers per hour at a bearing of 30 degrees.The wind velocity is 32 kilometers per hour from the west. What are the groundspeed and the direction of the plane?
February 16, 2011
1. A particle is moving on the x-axis (or any number line) Its position x(t), or distance from the origin, at the time t is given by x(t)=4t^3-16t^2+15t. t is greater than or equal to 0 a.) Where is the particle when it is at rest? b.) During what time interval is the particle...
February 7, 2011
In a cell undergoing meiosis, which sequence of events is shown in correct order? A. the cytoplasm divides, chromosomes line up at the equator, nuclear envelope forms. B. chromosomes become visible, chromosomes line up at the equator, chromosomes gather at the poles of the ...
February 4, 2011
A 31.0 kg crate, initially at rest, slides down a ramp 2.6 m long and inlined 14 degrees with the horizontal. Using the work-kinetic energy theorem and disregarding friction, find the velocity of the crate at the bottom of the ramp
February 3, 2011
A 31.0 kg crate, initially at rest, slides down a ramp 2.6 m long and inlined 14 degrees with the horizontal. Using the work-kinetic energy theorem and disregarding friction, find the velocity of th crate at the bottom of the ramp
February 3, 2011
A 31.0 kg crate, initially at rest, slides down a ramp 2.6 m long and inlined 14 degrees with the horizontal. Using the work-kinetic energy theorem and disregarding friction, find the velocity of th crate at the bottom of the ramp.
February 3, 2011
An unknown metal will be used in this experiment. If you do not remove the moisture between trials houw would moisture effect the dendity in a graduated cylinder calculation?
January 31, 2011
Car A is moving at a constant speed Va=75 km/h, while car C is moving at a constant speed Vc=42 km/h on a circular exit ramp with radius p=80m. Determine the velocity and acceleration of C relative to A.
January 30, 2011
Which of the following statements about sexual and asexual reproduction is FALSE? A)Genetic diversity occurs in sexual reproduction. B)Asexually reproducing organisms can repair their own DNA. C)There are no special reproductive cells in asexual reproduction. D)A gametophyte ...
January 28, 2011
12th grade chemistry
If the reaction below proceeds with a 96.8% yield, how many kilograms of CaSO4 are formed when 5.27 kg SO2 reacts with an excess of CaCO3 and O2? 2 CaCO3(s) + 2 SO2(g) + O2(g) 2 CaSO4(g) + 2 CO2(g)
January 27, 2011
Hey guys. I really need your help picking out a new business name. Which do you like/find catchier??? The business is a local "swapping" online site. Thanks a lot. SwapEm Swap Ventures SwapEm Local
January 26, 2011
Explain the effect increasing temperature has on the following situations and what is happening at the molecular level to cause it. (a) the speed of sound in air (b) the current in a wire THANKS
January 25, 2011
need to take an object from point a to point b and back to a and your only allowed to touch the project once to start. any ideas? No batteries, electric or blowing on it allowed. You can use water and magnets.
January 16, 2011
mr. m has an 8 inch by 11 inch sheet of paper. He created a box by cutting congruent squares from each corner.The base of his box is 54 square inches.How much did he cut from each corner.
January 13, 2011
An alpha particle (mass=6.68x10^-27kg)is emitted from a radioactive nucleus with an energy of 5.00MeV. How fast is the alpha particle moving in m/s? (1 MeV= 1.6x10^-13J). I dont know how to start to solve this problem A.2.40x10^7 m/s B.1.55x10^7 m/s C.3.70x10^6 m/s D.1.85x10^6...
January 10, 2011
a cab charges the following fare for ea. trip...first 1/4 mi $2.95 for every additional 1/4 mi or part $0.65 (a)what is the fare for a distance of 1 5/8 mi? my answer...I got $8.85 (b) what is the fare for a didtance of 10 3/4 mi? My answer...$30.25 (c)what is the possible ...
January 9, 2011
a motorist runs out of gas and must push his 3000kg car across a flat road 200m to the gas station. ignoring friction how much work must be done in order to get the car to the gas pump? if the motorist accomplishes this in 10 minutes, how much power has he applied? what if the...
January 8, 2011
A 0.40-kg ball, attached to the end of a horizontal cord, is rotated in a circle of radius 1.3 m on a frictionless surface. If the cord will break when the tension in it exceeds 60 N, what is the maximum speed the ball can have? How would your answer be affected if there were ...
December 24, 2010
An antique store has one employee who is given cash and sent to garage sales each weekend. The employee pays cash for any merchandise acquired that the antique store resells.
December 19, 2010