Friday
May 24, 2013

# Posts by Quidditch

Total # Posts: 494

Math
Yes! Excellent!

Math
For determining sequences a good start is to look at the difference between adjacent numbers. For the sequence: 2, 3, 5, ?, 12 write the differences. This sequence is not a hard one.

Algebra
t = 3t^3 + 22t^2 + 8t subtract t from both sides 3t^3 + 22t^2 + 7t = 0 t is common to each term t(3t^2 + 22t + 7) = 0 So, t = 0 is one solution. Factor 3t^2 + 22t + 7 to get the other two solutions.

science
You had the right idea when you said "the weight of the book is cancelled out by the support of the table". The force due to gravity is opposed by a force exerted on the book by the table. The NET force on the book is zero. So, the answer is b.

Math
That looks good!

Math
Yes, there is a solution. Start by getting a common denominator.

pre-algebra
It looks like some parenthesis would help clear this up. 2/(x-5) = 1/(x+2) cross multiply... 2*(x+2) = x-5 = 2x + 4 = x - 5 subtract 4 from both sides 2x = x - 9 subtract x from both sides x = -9 check by substituting -9 back into the original equation. 2/(-9 - 5) = 1/(-9 + 2 ...

That's right!