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November 28, 2014

Posts by Phil


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Calculus 3
Show that if a, b, c are in V3, then (a x b) dot [(bxc)x(cxa]) = [a dot (b x c)]^2 I dont know what properties to use
February 8, 2011

Vectors
Show that if a, b, c are in V3, then (a x b) dot [(bxc)x(cxa]) = [a dot (b x c)]^2 I dont know what properties to use
February 8, 2011

physics
The answer is 200N in the sense that an increase in force will produce an increase in the acceleration.
November 21, 2010

Physics
Nevermind. The answer is 250 degrees Celsius. Duh!
November 16, 2010

Physics
(brass diameter)*(1+(brass coefficient)*(change in brass temperature)) = (iron diameter)*(1+(iron coefficient)*(change in iron temperature)) where: brass coefficient = 19*10^-6 K^-1 iron coefficient = 12*10^-6 K^-1
November 16, 2010

Physics
A brass plug is to be placed in a ring made of iron. At 20 degrees Celsius, the diameter of the plug is 8.737 cm and that of the inside of the ring is 8.723 cm. They must both be brought to what common temperature in order to fit? (ANSWER: -210 degrees Celsius) What if the ...
November 16, 2010

Algerbra
f(x)=4x^2+7x-5 and g(x)=-9x^2+3x-14
November 12, 2010

Physics - Buoyancy
A scale reads 20.3 N when an object is not submerged in water and 20.0 N when the object is (completely) submerged in water. What is the specific gravity of the object?
November 11, 2010

Chemstry
This implies that the double and triple bond are adjacent to eachother, so that would give the N an expanded octet of 10 electrons, but I thought that only happened after P?
November 9, 2010

Chemstry
What is the structure of N4O, where the 3 nitrogen bonds have different bond lengths and the N=O bond is a double bond. I just dont get it
November 9, 2010

chemistry
Am I right with my answer?
November 8, 2010

chemistry
A tragedy hits a small town. The elementary school explodes into flames trapping several classes of second graders. Because the volunteer fire department will take too long to get there, teachers and classified staff remove all the children to safety without considering the ...
November 8, 2010

sience
If it happens that a neurotransmitter binds to a receptor site and produces a negative voltage shift, the probability: that the neurons are densely connected decreases. of an excitatory response increases. that the receiving neuron will fire decreases. that the transmitting ...
November 8, 2010

general
Neurons receive communication through dendrites which act as antennae. Transmitting these initial messages to other neurons is the function of the: cell body. synapse. cerebellum. axon. Im between A and D. Please help.
November 8, 2010

Physics
A 13 cm long animal tendon was found to stretch 3.8 mm by a force of 13 N. The tendon was approximately round with an average diameter of 9.0 mm. Calculate the elastic modulus of this tendon.
October 28, 2010

social studies
how much respect is given to older people
October 23, 2010

Physics
Estimate the work you do to mow a lawn 14m by 23m with a 0.5m-wide mower. Assume you push with a force of about 15N.
September 29, 2010

Physics
Estimate the work you do to mow a lawn 14m by 23m with a 0.5m-wide mower. Assume you push with a force of about 15N.
September 28, 2010

Physics
h t t p : / / b i t . l y / 9 S F F F o a) What is the minimum value of F needed to move the two blocks? b) If the force is 10% greater than your answer for (a), what is the acceleration of each block?
September 19, 2010

Physics
Three Coulombs of charge flow through a wire in 150 ms. If the current ceases to flow (goes to zero Amps) for the following 850 ms, what is the average current over this one-second period?
September 19, 2010

Physics
A 48V battery delivers power to a golf cart. The golf cart drives for 45 seconds while the batteries deliver 12A of current. How much energy (in Joules) is delivered during the drive?
September 18, 2010

Physics
A 1100 kg car is moving toward the north along a straight road at a speed of 20.0 m/s. The driver applies the brakes and the car comes to rest in a distance of 140 m. (a) If the road is completely level, what is the constant force applied to the car to bring it to rest? (...
September 16, 2010

Physics
A 1100 kg car is moving toward the north along a straight road at a speed of 20.0 m/s. The driver applies the brakes and the car comes to rest in a distance of 140 m. (a) If the road is completely level, what is the constant force applied to the car to bring it to rest? (...
September 16, 2010

Physics
A sprinter starts from rest in a 100-meter race, accelerates to his full running speed of 10.3 m/s in 1.15 seconds (assume constant acceleration) and continues at that speed for the rest of the race. (a) How far did he run before attaining his full speed? (b) What was his ...
September 16, 2010

Physics
{ The subscripts are in curly brackets } A mass m is at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface at t=0. Then a constant force F{0} acts on it for a time t{0}. Suddenly, the force doubles to 2F{0} and remains constant until t=2t{0}. Determine the total distance D traveled ...
September 16, 2010

Physics
A child on a sled reaches the bottom of a hill with a velocity of 12.0 m/s and travels 22.0 m along a horizontal straightaway to a stop. If the child and sled together have a mass of 59.0 kg, what is the magnitude of the average retarding force on the sled on the horizontal ...
September 14, 2010

Physics
Estimate the average force exerted by a shot-putter on a 6.5 kg shot if the shot is moved through a distance of 2.7 m and is released with a speed of 11 m/s.
September 14, 2010

Physics
1.) Describe the proper way to use a meter stick and why this technique is necessary (include an explanation of uncertainty). 2.) What is the difference between percent error and standard error?
September 8, 2010

chem - br bob is this right
What is the pH of a solution prepared by adding 4.000 grams of NaOH to a 50.00 mL of a buffer that is 2.00 molar both in acetic acid and sodium acetate? (Assume final volume is still 50.00 mL) * chem - DrBob222, Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:52pm * chem - phil, Wednesday, ...
April 21, 2010

chem
i did .1 mols of AC- + .1 mols of OH gives me .2 mols of AC. the .2 mols of AC reacts with water AC- + H20---> OH- + HAC so the M is .2/.05 L = 4M to solve for the OH conc i did X^2 / 4 = 5.6 x 10^-10. and solving for the pH i get 9.675 is this right?
April 21, 2010

chem
What is the pH of a solution prepared by adding 4.000 grams of NaOH to a 50.00 mL of a buffer that is 2.00 molar both in acetic acid and sodium acetate? (Assume final volume is still 50.00 mL)
April 21, 2010

chem
I dont think this would be correct because The solution you are proposing would have a pH over 12.
April 8, 2010

chem
how many mL of .100 M of acetic acid and .100 M of NaOH, would be need to make the volume 1.0 liters and have a pH7.00 if Ka=1.8x10^-5 please write out the steps or eq for me im gettin stuck
April 8, 2010

Biology
37 is a and 38 is i think a and b
March 17, 2010

Math
Yes "A" has reflective symmetry, not rotational symmetry.
March 11, 2010

physics
The mass times the coefficient of friction
March 3, 2010

math
Two angles are complementary. THe sum of the measure of the first angle and one forth of the second angle is 58.5 dagrees. Find the measure of the angles.
January 31, 2010

math
20% of num is x. the num is 4 more than x . what's the number.
January 27, 2010

chemistry
How many Ca +2 ions in 40.08g of CaCO3 (Calcium Carbonate) I'm unsure on how to approach this problem and set it up.
January 21, 2010

accounting
Your rich godfather has offered you a choice of one of the three following alternatives: $10,000 now; $2,000 a year for eight years; or $24,000 at the end of eight years. Assuming you could earn 11 percent annually, which alternative should you choose? If you could earn 12 ...
January 10, 2010

Physics
Please respond to my previous post.
January 10, 2010

Physics
Now I'm confused. Why does changing the direction of a force double it? I'm also confused about whether the tension is a reaction to the weight of the tire and the boy or the force that the boy pulls down on the rope with. Also if the force in the free body diagram of ...
January 9, 2010

Physics
Ok, I think I got it. Are these free body diagrams correct? (ignore the dots) TIRE+BOY: T F |.| .| W FREE END: .T .| .| .F SYSTEM: .F .| .| .T.....(This tension is down) T.F....(This tension is up) |.| .| .W CANCELING TENSIONS: 2F | | W 2F=W so F=(1/2)W
January 9, 2010

Physics
A boy sits in a tire that is attached to a rope that passes over a pulley fastened to the ceiling and then passes back down to the boy's hands. The weight of the boy plus the tire is W. The force with which the boy must pull on the free end of the rope to support his ...
January 9, 2010

probability
how many ways can the 5people be arranged in a row if the father is on the far right?
January 1, 2010

Physics
Hi maybe someone can help me out, since my teacher isn't available today and this is due tonight :D. Find the heat that flows in 1.0 s through a lead brick 17 cm long if the temperature difference between the ends of the brick is 9.5 C. The cross-sectional area of the ...
December 10, 2009

Physics
I'm not sure how to do the last problem in this pdf: h t t p : / / t i n y u r l . c o m / y 9 q f 4 7 4 Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
December 9, 2009

macroecon
If the MPC equals.7 and the MPI equals .1 then the varible net export spending multiplier equals?
November 8, 2009

french
we have been given a text and have to find words in it. we have to find the word bothers/upsets all i know is that it begins wit 'in' could it be indispose as it is the only word beginning with it we also have to find (here)encounter an it begins with 'conn' ...
November 7, 2009

Physics
How would someone calculate the average velocity of something from a velocity vs. time graph?
October 18, 2009

Physics
Ok so I got the first and last parts correct from what i did, but the second part is still messing me up. Do i enter 1/2 the time i calculated in the first question?
October 18, 2009

MICROBIOLOGY
WHICH IS /ARE COMPLEMENTARY TO 5' AGGCUAAC 3' 1. 5'TCCGATTG3' 2. 3'TCCGATTC5' 3. 5'CTTAGCCT3' 4.3'TAAGCTTA5' 5. 3'TCCGATTG5' AND 5'GTTAGCCT3'
October 3, 2009

MICROBIOLOGY
WHICH IS A RNA MOLECULE AGCCTAC GGGCCCA GCCCUUA
October 3, 2009

social life
What aspects of social life do you expect not to undergo substantial change prior to the middle of the 21st century?
August 10, 2009

MBA Econ
Well why didn't he just sell the scrap wood? It's not economically efficient if he throws out something he could sell. And yes, of course it depends how much it cost those managers and workers in time to save the $7000 and what else could they have been working on.
May 20, 2009

Calc
i found x value of P how do I find the y value of P?
April 5, 2009

Calc
Find the point on the line 2 x + 7 y + 4 =0 which is closest to the point ( 0, 1 )
April 5, 2009

Math
Let xy = 5 and { dy }/{ dt } = 3. Find { dx }/{ dt } when x = 1.
March 15, 2009

chemistry
A researcher found that 11.56 g of lead sulfide, PbS, were formed when each of the following occurred: 10.0 g of lead reacted with 1.56 g of sulfur 10.0 g of lead reacted with 3.00 g of sulfur 18.0 g of lead reacted with 1.56 g of sulfur Explain these observations in terms of ...
March 12, 2009

algebra
7300@7% COMPOUNDED SEMIANNUALLY FOR 3 YRS
February 27, 2009

english
thank you. I read the night thoreau went to jail but I am still a little iffy on the whole personal witness thing
February 3, 2009

english
Hi can someone pelase help me explain this quote by Martin Luther King. In addition I also I need to know what the words "personal witness" in the quote mean. Thank you for all your help. "I became convinced that noncooperation with evil is as much a moral ...
February 3, 2009

physics
A standing is generated by two waves which have a velocity of 20 m/s, and go through 10 cycles in 2 seconds. How far is it from the 2nd node to the 7th node of standing wave?
February 2, 2009

physics
A standing is generated by two waves which have a velocity of 20 m/s, and go through 10 cycles in 2 seconds. How far is it from the 2nd node to the 7th node of standing wave?
February 1, 2009

physics
show that for a pendulum to oscillate at the same frequency as an object on a spring, the pendulum's length must be L=mg/k thank you
January 21, 2009

history
why is 1 B didn't they rebel because the us refused to give the filipinos their indepdence
January 19, 2009

history
can someone else please help me
January 19, 2009

history
1. The Filipino insurrection led by the Aquinaldo was the result of a. the senate vote ratyfing the treaty of paris ending the spanish american war b. the extension of american military occupation of manila to the entire archipelago 2. The american fighting during the spanish ...
January 19, 2009

us history
In its initial dealings with Colombia over the Panama Canal, the United States proposed all of the following except a) a six-mile-wide zone; b) a ten-year, non-renewable lease that would then turn control of the canal over to Colombia; c) a yearly payment of $250,000; d) a ...
January 17, 2009

us history
In its initial dealings with Colombia over the Panama Canal, the United States proposed all of the following except a) a six-mile-wide zone; b) a ten-year, non-renewable lease that would then turn control of the canal over to Colombia; c) a yearly payment of $250,000; d) a ...
January 17, 2009

us history
sorry i think is C
January 17, 2009

us history
Of the following, the individual who had the least enthusiasm for U.S. imperialistic adventures as the nineteenth century ended was a.TheodoreRoosevelt b. Alfred Thayer Mahan c.GroverCleveland d. William McKinley I think it is D
January 17, 2009

us history
Of the following, the individual who had the least enthusiasm for U.S. imperialistic adventures as the nineteenth century ended was a.TheodoreRoosevelt b. Alfred Thayer Mahan c.GroverCleveland d. William McKinley I think it is D
January 17, 2009

us history
The Insular Cases stated that a.island territories do not have the full benefit of the American Constitution. b.the Constitution does not necessarily follow the flag. c.the Constitution does follow the flag. d.none of the above were true. I think it is B
January 17, 2009

Still Physics...
A 200 N/m, 5 m spring on a 20 degree incline is compressed 2.3 m and a 5 kg block is placed on it. If we neglect friction, how far up the incline will the block travel? How fast will it be traveling when it is 0.2 m up the incline?
January 14, 2009

Physics
QUESTION: A 200 N/m, 5 m spring on a 20 degree incline is compressed 2.3 m and a 5 kg block is placed on it. If we neglect friction, how far up the incline will the block travel? How fast will it be traveling when it is 0.2 m up the incline? EQUATION: 1/2kx^2 + mgh + 1/2mv^2...
January 13, 2009

history
What positive impacts has US Imperialism had on the nations that the US had colonized
January 13, 2009

history
do you know any agruments that i can use against anti imperialists
January 13, 2009

history
Hi i need help explaining how one of the main reasons behind early united states imperialism was spreading democracy. I can't find anything. Please help.
January 13, 2009

Physics
QUESTION: A 200 N/m, 5 m spring on a 20 degree incline is compressed 2.3 m and a 5 kg block is placed on it. If we neglect friction, how far up the incline will the block travel? How fast will it be traveling when it is 0.2 m up the incline? EQUATION: 1/2kx^2 + mgh + 1/2mv^2...
January 13, 2009

bio
Hi. i know I already posted this but I don't understand how polyploidy contributes to evolution in finches of the galapagos islands as polyploidy most often occurs in plants.
January 12, 2009

biology
How does geographic isolation contribute to evolution thank you
January 12, 2009

bio essay
i need help explaining the geographic isolation part
January 12, 2009

bio essay
Hi. I need more help with this question. On the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands, which most geologists believe to be of volcanic origin without ever having had any land connection with the west coast of South America, Darwin discovered a group of small finches. These ...
January 12, 2009

bio
On the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands, which most geologists believe to be of volcanic origin without ever having had any land connection with the west coast of South America, Darwin discovered a group of small finches. These birds have since been classified into more ...
January 12, 2009

us history
hi. can someone please help me find some good quotes that justify american imperalism in the late 1800s and early 1900s thank you
January 11, 2009

Physics
In my last post, I'm confused how drwls got P2/P1 = 14.8
January 8, 2009

Physics
A cylindrical diving bell 5 m in diameter and 10 m tall with an open bottom is submerged to a depth of 150 m in the ocean. The temperature of the air at the surface is 20 degrees Celsius, and the air temp 150 m down is 2 degrees Celsius. The density of seawater is 1025 kg/m^3...
January 8, 2009

Physics also
A cylindrical diving bell 5 m in diameter and 10 m tall with an open bottom is submerged to a depth of 150 m in the ocean. The temperature of the air at the surface is 20 degrees Celsius, and the air temp 150 m down is 2 degrees Celsius. The density of seawater is 1025 kg/m^3...
January 7, 2009

Physics - Submerged Cylinder
A cylindrical diving bell 5 m in diameter and 10 m tall with an open bottom is submerged to a depth of 150 m in the ocean. The temperature of the air at the surface is 20 degrees Celsius, and the air temp 150 m down is 2 degrees Celsius. The density of seawater is 1025 kg/m^3...
January 7, 2009

bio
this is for recombinant dna
January 4, 2009

bio
Describe how the Expression of the gene of interest could be ensured
January 4, 2009

english
what names signify the meaning betrayal
December 21, 2008

Physics
This question has me very lost. Two loudspeakers emit sound waves along the x-axis. The sound has maximum intensity when the speakers are 11 cm apart. The sound intensity decreases as the distance between the speakers is increased, reaching zero at a separation of 50 cm. What ...
November 29, 2008

math
30 days later. this is like least common multiples... 2, 5, 15. the least common multiple is 30.
November 10, 2008

Chemistry
What is the effect on the boiling point of a solution (for example, water) produced by a soluble nonvolatile substance (for example, sodium chloride)? What is the effect of an insoluble substance such as sand or charcoal? I believe if an insoluble substance is added, then the ...
November 10, 2008

history
Hi can someone help me with this question By 1828 John C. Calhoun was a. an avowed secessionist b. an out and out sectionist c. a flaming nationalist d. both a sectionist and nationalist I think it is A
November 9, 2008

history
so it wouldn't that make A wrong
November 9, 2008

history
but he didn't cause the panic
November 9, 2008

history
hi can someone help me with this question 1. President Van Buren is best remembered for a. causing a panic b. establishing the independent treasury system c. ending the bank of the united states d. annexing texas I think it is A but can't it also be B thank you for your help
November 9, 2008

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