From the top of a cliff, a person uses a slingshot to fire a pebble straight downward, which is the negative direction. The initial SPEED of the pebble is 9.7 m/s and it was thrown DOWN (watch your signs).
September 15, 2013
A cat is stuck in a tree. You are designated with the job to get it out, yet you do not want to climb the tree, because you may get stuck as well. Instead you set up a pulley system. A rope (consider it massless) runs from the seat you sit on over an ideal pulley and then to ...
March 18, 2013
The height (in centimeters) of a candle is a linear function of the amount of time (in hours) it has been burning. When graphed, the function gives a line with a slope of 0.4. What is the height of the candle after it has been burning for 8 hrs?
June 10, 2012
The First National Bank of Wilson has 680 checking account customers. A recent sample of 60 of these customers showed 32 to have a Visa card with the bank. Construct the 98 percent confidence interval for the proportion of checking account customers who have a Visa card with ...
October 31, 2011
During a national debate on changes to health care, a cable news service performs an opinion poll of 570 small-business owners. It shows that 72 percent of small-business owners do not approve of the changes. (a) Develop a 90 percent confidence interval for the proportion ...
October 30, 2011
A survey is being planned to determine the mean amount of time corporation executives watch television. A pilot survey indicated that the mean time per week is 15 hours, with a standard deviation of 3.5 hours. It is desired to estimate the mean viewing time within one-quarter ...
October 30, 2011