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July 29, 2014

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algebra
welcome

algebra
multiply each term by 2x(x+1) 6x - 2(x+1) = x(x+1) 6x - 2x - 2 = x^2 + x x^2 +3x + 2 = 0 (x-1)(x-3) = 0 x = 1 or x = 3

Calculus1
it would be a combination of the chain rule and the product rule, doing it as a single power the way I did it was easier as a product rule - chain rule for that term ..... x√x = x x^(1/2) derivative: x (1/2) x^(-1/2) + (1)x^(1/2) = x/(2√x) + √x = x/(2√x...

Calculus1
yes, of course, silly me, the exponent on the last one was 3/2

Calculus1
I would rewrite as h(x) = 3x^(1/2) - x^(3/2) h ' (x) = (3/2) x^(-1/2) - (2/3) x^(1/2) = 3/(2√x) - (2/3) √x

Algebra
it will hit the ground when the height h(t) = 0 -16t^2 + 144 = 0 16t^2 = 144 t^2 = 144/16 = 9 so t =√9 = 3 after 3 seconds

Pre calculus
welcome

Pre calculus
PS-3PQ = (-10,4) - 3(2,5) = (-10,4) + (-6,-15) = (-16,-11) magnitude is √((-16)^2 + (-11)^2) = √377

Algebra
since you want the height horizontally from the starting height, and that height was 5.4 metres, -.06x^2 + 9.6x + 5.4 = 5.4 the 5.4 drops out, so x(-.06x + 9.6) = 0 x = 0 , the starting time or x = 9.6/.06 = 160 it will land after 160 m

Geometry
let the chord AB = 2x then the diameter = 2x+2 or the radius = x+1 This allows me to draw a right-angled triangle with sides x and 9 and hypotenuse x+1 (x+1)^2 = x^2 + 9^2 x^2 + 2x + 1 = x^2 + 81 2x = 80 x = 40 AB = 80 check: diameter = 82 is 41^2 = 40^2 + 9^2 ? LS = 1681 RS =...

Algebra II
rowing speed in still water ---- x mph speed of current ------------- 2 mph time to go 50 miles with the current = 50/(x+2) time to go 25 miles against current = 25/(x-2) the two times are the same, so ... 50/(x+2) = 25/(x-2) 50x - 100 = 25x + 50 25x = 150 x = 6 speed in still...

slope
y = 3x - 7 straight line with slope of 3 and y-intercept of -7 http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=y+%3D+3x+-+7

Pre-calc
What are we doing with this hyperbola ?

Math help
look back at your previous post of this

Math
let the slant height of one side be h then using (1.2)base x height 1980 = (1/2)(35.4)h h = 3960/(35.4) = 111.8644 = appr 111.86 m this can't be. According to the given dimensions on the webpage, the base is about 35 by 35 and the height is 21.6 m, for a slant height of 27...

calculus
let the two equal width be x let the single side by y xy = 600 y = 600/x cost = 20y + 30x = 20(600/x) + 30x d(cost)/dx = -12000/x^2 + 30 = 0 for a min of cost 30 = 12000/x^2 x^2 = 400 x = 20 the two equal sides are 20 yds each, and the long side is 600/20 = 30 yds.

Word problem
the x of the vertex is -b/(2a) = -184/(-32) = 5.75 seconds plug that into the function h(5.75) = 16(5.75^2) + 184(5.75) + 20 = 549 ft

Finance
monthly rate = .041/12 = .00341666.. let the effective annual rate be i 1 + i = (1 + .00341666..)^12 1+i = 1.0417783 i = .0417783 or appr 4.18%

PRE CALC
using the standard notation: term(20) = a + 19d = 27 and a = -11 -11 + 19d = 27 19d = 38 d = 2 the common difference is 2 check: term(2) = a+19d =-11 + 19(2) = -11+38 = 27

calculus
I see that C(1990) is given as 271.9 What are you asking?

Equations
did it, look back

trig
after 1 hours, one ship has gone 25 km, the other 15 km make a sketch, let the distance between them be x straigh-forward case of the cosine law x^2 = 25^2 + 15^2 - 2(25)(15)cos 60° = .... you do the arithmetic. (I got appr 21.8 km)

Algebra Question~!
To be a factor, the division has to be exact, that is, the remainder must be zero works that way with numbers, works that way in algebra.

Calculus Help Please!!! Check
looks like you are using Newton's Formula for Cooling properly.

Derivatives
write it as: G(t) = 5200 (1+12e^(-.52t)^-1 G ' (t) = -5200(1+12e^(-.52t) )^-2 (-.52)(12)e^(-.52t) = + 32448 e^(-.52t) / (1+12e^(-.52t) )^2 I got a positive instead of your negative.

kaylah - math
kaylah, you can't draw a triangle with 2 sides parallel !!

math
Can you draw a 4-sided figure with 2 lines parallel ?

Equation help 2 questions
You state the equation as a function, so to speak of real number solutions makes no sense. There are an infinite number of solutions, any ordered pair satisfying the equation would be one. You probably want the solution to -4x^2 + 7x - 8 = 0 in both cases, it depends on the va...

Math
t(1) = 1/3 t(n) = 3term(n-1) , n>1

Calculus Help
I can add more rats!! last step: dx/dt = -6( csc^2 (π/3)) (-π/3) = -6((4/3)(-π/3) = 24π/9 km/min = 8π/3 km/min (which is Steve's answer)

Calculus Help
At a time of t min after the plane passed over the tracking telescope, let the horizontal distance be x km Let the angle of elevation be Ø Make a sketch, I get cot Ø = x/6 x = 6cotØ dx/dt = -6 csc^2 Ø dØ/dt when Ø = π/3 and d&Osla...

Calculus Help Please!!!
given : dr/dt = 40 cm/s A = πr^2 dA/dt = 2π r dr/dt case 1: when s = 1, r = 40 dA/dt = 2π(40)(40) = 3200π cm^2/sec case 2: when s = 3, r = 3(4) = 120 cm dA/dt = 2π(120)(40) = 9600π cm^2/sec case 3: ... your turn .....

math
multiples of 5 and 8 from 1 to 110 : either 40 or 80 so prob of your event = 2/100 = 1/50

algebra 2
subtract them : 30y^2 - 96x = 192 5y^2 = 32 + 16x back into the first: 16x^2 - (32+16x) = 64 16x^2 -16x - 96 = 0 x^2 - x - 6 = 0 (x-3)(x+2) = 0 x = 3 or x = -2 if x = 3, 5y^2 = 32+48 = 80 y^2 = 16 y = ± 4 if x = -2 5y^2 = 32-32 = 0 y = 0 so we have 3 points: (-2,0) , (3...

Math
ignore the 2nd part of my answer to the above, the numbers don't even match. I cut and pasted from a previous solution but the numbers were not even the same Also note that even though 263 is a solution, it is one of an infinite number. But it said to find "a number&q...

Math
look up "Chinese Remainder Theorem" and you will find many pages for this kind of problem You will have to know how to do arithmetic in "modular arithmetic" , and this forum is not suitable to teach you that. I just worked out the above problem using that m...

Equation help
you must have a typo, since all your terms are positive. Your rock will continue to rise higher and higher. I was expecting the square term to be negative. so I will assume that -.04x^2 + 1.3x + 56 = 0 (y is zero when it hits the ground) times -100 4x^2 - 130x - 5600 = 0 x = (...

math
number of boys --- 2x number of girls --- 5x after 12 new boys number of boys = 2x+12 girls , still 5x (2x+12)/(5x) = 4/9 18x + 108 = 20x 108 = 2x x = 54 So now the number of boys = 2x+12 = 108+12 = 120

math
your data just has to be entered here http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html

Math
forgot the link http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1329034595

Math
looks like yours, just input 20 instead of the 60

Algebra II
number from A ---- x number from Bx+6000 solve for x: .04x + .03(x+6000) = 880

Math
did it here .... http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1396401662 give your posts a bit of time. You reposted this with only about 20 minutes in between. If tutors are online they may be answering somebody else's question while yours is waiting.

Combinations Algebra Readiness
you should know these w definitions nCr = n!/( r!(n-r)! ) nPr = n!/(n-r)! 6C3 = 6!/(3!3!) = 20 6P4 = 6!/2! = 360 On most scientific calculators both of these functions are built-in on mine they are found below the 5 - key and the 6-key to do 6C3 enter 6 2ndF 5 3 = to get 20 Ho...

Algebra
√(y+3) - 4 = 5 what about it? are we solving for y? √(y+3) = 9 square both sides y+3 = 81 y = 78 test it.

Math!!!
4/100 = x/80 100x = 320 x = 3.20 or take .2($4) = $ .80 after discount, cost = $ 4.00 - .80 = $3.20

Calculus Help Please!!!
done http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1396400942 are you switching names???

Calculus Help Please!!!
Use the product rule to get f ' (t) = -(t^2 - 32)/√(64-t^2) = 0 for a local max/min t^2 = 32 t = ±4√2 f(±4√2) = 0 f(-1) = -1√63 f(8) = 8(√0) = 0 there you go, you got your f(t)'s what do you think? Here is your graph, notice ...

MATH UGH WORD PROBLEM
capacity of tank = π r^2 h = π(100^2)(40) = 400000π number of gallons = 7.5(400000π) = appr .....

Calculus Help!
see http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1396388805

not - trigonometry
Why are you calling this trig ? assuming his first deposit is NOW end of 1st year: 1000(1.06) + 1000 = 2060 end of 2nd year: 2060(1.06) + 1000 = 3183.60 ... end of 5th year: .......... = 6637.09 fill in the rest using your calculator

algebra
first one: add them, 2y = 6 y = 3 sub into the 2nd: (could have used the 1st, makes no difference) 2x - 3 = 1 2x = 4 x = 2 so x=2, y=3 do the 2nd one by adding them, follow my example

math..help again
look back at your previous post of this same question

Math- urgent
1st number --- x 2nd number --- y "The second of two numbers is five more than the twice first." ---> y = 2x+5 "the sum of the numbers is 44" ---> x+y = 44 x+y = 44 x + (2x+5) = 44 x + 2x + 5 = 44 3x = 39 x = 13 1st is 13, 2nd is 31 check: is 31 five ...

Math
area of whole thing is 120x60 = 7200 ft^2 so half of that is 3600 ft^2 make a sketch showing the first run area of 1st run = 120x4 + 120x4 + 52x4 + 52x4 = 1376 leaving 2224 make a sketch of the remaining rectangle which is 112 by 52 area of 2nd run = 112x4+112x4+48x4+48x4 = 12...

Math
ummmhhh, how many sides does a hexagon have ?

trig
I assume you want the distance traveled along the hypotenuse, d, then sin30° = 5000/d d = 5000/sin30 d = ... if you want the horizontal distance traveled , x tan30 = 5000/x x = 5000/tan30 = ...

Urgent Calc Help!!! Thanks!
f ' (x) = x( xe^((−x^2)/98)(-2x/98) + e^((−x^2)/98) = e^((−x^2)/98) ( -x^2/49) + 1) = 0 for a max/min -x^2/49 +1 = 0 x^2 = 49 x = ± 7 evaluate f(7) f(-7) f(-6) f(14) and determine which is the largest and which is the smallest

Calculus
f ' (t) = -8sin t + 2(4 cos t) = -8sint + 8cost = 0 for a max/min 8sint = 8cost sint/cost = 1 tant = 1 t = 45° or 225° or t = π/4 , t = 5π/4 -->(outside our domain) so evaluate f(0) f(π/4) f(π/2) and determine which is the largest and which i...

Calculus Help Please!!!
so it the same way you were just given in your previous post. Let us know what you got

Calculus Help Please!!!
looks like we both messed up in the f(x) calculations should be f(4) = 2(64) - 3(16) - 72(4) + 7 = -201 f(-3) = 2(-27) - 3(9) - 72(-3)+7 = 142 end-values: f(-4) = 2(-64) - 3(16)( - 72(-4) + 7 = 119 f(5) = 2(125) - 3(25) - 72(5) + 7 = -178

Calculus Help Please!!!
f ' (x) = 6x^2 - 6x - 72 = 0 for a local max/min x^2 - x - 12 = 0 (x-4)(x+3) = 0 x = 4, or x = -3 f(4) = 2(64) - 3(16) - 72(4) + 7 = -201 f(-3) = 2(-27) - 3(9) - 72(-3)+7 = 115 end-values: f(-4) = 2(-64) - 2(16)( - 72(-4) + 7 = 135 f(5) = 2(125) - 3(25) - 72(5) + 7 = -178 ...

math
I gave it to you ... instead of y I have "cost" instead of x I have "n" y = mx + b <-----> cost = (1/10)n + 5

math
I will assume that your given ordered pair (10,6) is of the type (number , cost), then cost - 6 = (1/10)(number -10) cost = (1/10) number -1 + 6 cost = (1/10)n + 5 so if n = 25 cost = (1/10)(25) + 5 = 7.5 units of cost (you gave no units)

calculus and vectors
Add the 2 equations ... 6x + y = 6 y = 6-6x let x = 0 , y = 6 2(0) + 4(6) + z = 5 --> z = -19) we have a point (0,6,-19) on the line of intersection let x = 1, y = 0 2(1) + 4(0) + z = 5 --> z = 3 and (1,0,3) is another point on that line So a direction vector of that lin...

Algebra II
just plug in your value: 24.2 = √(19.6 h) √h = 24.2/√19.6 h = (24.2/√19.6)^2 = 29.88 m or I know from physics that h = 4.905 t^2 gives you the height from which an object was dropped after t seconds , and v = 9.81 t gives you the velocity after t second...

maths geometry
let the distance of the shorter chord to the centre be x x^2 + 15^2 = 25^2 x^ = 400 , x = 20 let the distance between the longer chord and the centre by y y^2 + 24^2 = 25^2 y^2 = 49 , y = 7 so x+y = 27 the chords are 27 cm apart

Algebra
the way you typed it would be r = (2√5) L or did you mean r = 2√(5L) major difference between the 2 formulas, please clarify.

math
let the 3 numbers be a , b, and c, in order of size, c is the largest a+b+c = 36 c = 2a b = (a+c)/2 = (a+2a)/2 = 3a/3 back into the first a+b+c = 36 a + 3a/2 + 2a = 36 times 2 2a + 3a + 4a = 72 9a = 72 a = 8, then c = 16, and b = 12 Our 3 numbers are 8, 12, and 16 (all informa...

Math
your answeres are correct so far. for the increasing/decreasing part, find dy/dx I got (-c((ax+b) + a(cx+d))/(cx+d)^2 = (ad - bc)/(cx + d)^2 since the denominator is always ≥ 0 we only have to look at the top for the function to increase , dy/dx > 0 ad - bc > 0 for...

Algebra 1
Didn't know baskets were worth 4 point, did you mean 2 or 3 points? I will assume that. number of 2-pointers ---x number of 3-pointers --- 9 2x + 3(9-x) = 22 2x + 27 - 3x = 22 x = 5 so 5 two-pointers and 4 three-pointers check" 5(2) + 4(3) = 22

math
Same structure as the one I just did for you. Try it, let me know what you got.

math
amount(1.03)^5 = 5(125000) I got $ 539,130.49

statistics
plug in your data here .... http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html to get .4013

Math
prob(spade facecard, then king) = (3/52)(4/52) = 3/676

math
3sin = 1.2 sinØ = .4 (set your calculator to RAD) Ø = .41152 or π-.41152 which is 2.73008 but you wanted from 0 to 4π so add a period , or 2π, to each of the above answers Ø = .41152 , 2.73008 , .6947, and 9.01326

trig
I drew a circle, and a vertical radius of 12 m In 40 s, it rotates 360°, so in 5 sec it rotated 45° let the vertical position from the centre be y cos45 = y/12 y = 8.485 m so he is 12-8.85 or appr 3.5 m high after 5 seconds

Math
just translate the English into Math, 4x - 6 = 2x + 4 then solve for x

Algebra
y-5 = -5x + 10 5x + y = 15

math
We will need to find the sides angle P = 180 - 60 - 75 = 45° let PQ=x , QR = y , PR = z x/sin75 = y/sin45 = z/sin60 let's assign an arbitrary value of y = 1 to our smallest side using x/sin75 = 1/sin45 we get x = .1.366025 using 1/sin45 = z/sin60 z = 1.224745 so sum of...

Math
ways to choose 5 of the 6 multiple choices = C(9,5) = 126 number of ways to choose 2 of the 6 essay questions = C(6,2) = 15 number of ways to answer the test = 126x15 or 1890 ways

Finance
I have now answered 2 of these kind of questions for you. Exactly where are you finding difficulties with these? Do you know the 4 basic formulas we have to use for these ?

Finance
PV = 10000(1 - 1.08)^-10)/.08 + 20000(1 - 1.08^-30)/.08 (1.08)^-10 = 171391.45 or pretend you are gettting 20,000 for 40 years - the 10,000 for the first 10 years = 20000(1 - 1.08^-40)/.08 - 10000(1 - 1.08^-10)/.08 = 171391.45

Finance
150000 =PAY( 1 - 1.07^-20)/.07 solving for PAY, I got $ 14,158.94 Balance owing after 7 years = 150000(1.07)^7 - 14158.94( 1.07^7 - 1)/.07 = $ 118.335.46

math
I will assume you meant: log3 (2x + 5) = 1 then 2x+5 = 3^1 2x = -2 x = -1 If otherwise, let me know

survey math 140
Number of ways to select 5 of 19 is C(19,5) = 19!/(5!14!) = 11628 most calculators have that function built-in look for something like nCr

algebra
James, I gave you a detailed solution yesterday for the same question on the assumption that your symbol was supposed to be ≥ You later told me that it was to be ≤ So why don't you just switch all the conditions e.g. all the domain that worked before, now will ...

Math
I am guessing that P(number < 2) is supposed to mean probability that the number is less than 2 What number ???? Are you tossing a die ? confirm

calcules
let base be x by x let the height be y x^2 y = 8 y = 8/x^2 SA = base + 4 sides = x^2 + 4xy = x^2 + 4(8/x^2) = x^2 + 32/x d(SA)/dx = 2x - 32/x^2 = 0 for a minimum of SA 2x = 32/x^2 2x^3 = 32 x^3 = 16 x = cuberoot(16) = appr 2.52 then y = 1.26 the base is 2.52 by 2.52 and the he...

Algebra 2
same idea as before, factor first, then divide, restrict what you divided by Again, I am putting in the brackets, they are extremely important here h(x)=(x^2-9)/(x^2-4x+3) = (x+3)(x-3)/(x-1)(x-3)) = (x+3)/(x-1) , x ≠ 3

Algebra 2
I have a feeling you meant: (49X^6+7X^7)/(28X^8) take out a common factor = 7x^6( 7 + x)/(28x^8) now divide = (7+x)/(4x^2) now we divided top and bottom by a variable. If that variable is zero, we just divided by zero, which is a mathematical no-no. so we have to state a restr...

algebra
I have a strong feeling you meant (x-4)(x+2)/( (x-3)(x+5) ) ≥ 0 I good and fast way is to look at the graph of y = (x-4)( (x+2)/(x-3)(x+5) ) http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=y+%3D+%28x-4%29%28x%2B2%29%2F%28%28x-3%29%28x%2B5%29%29 It shows the graph to be above the x-...

Geometry
You are missing one of the dimensions of the floor, its length Once you have that, Cost = 105 ( 33 * 1/2 * ??)/27 units of money where ?? in your length we divide by 27 since there are 27 cubic feet in 1 cubic yard If the concrete is sold in whole cubic yards, you will have to...

ALGEBRA
the t of the vertex of your parabola is -b/(2a) = -20/-32 = 5/8 at t = 5/8 h = -16(25/64)+20(5/8) + 6 = 12.25 nope!

math
avg rate of change = (23500 - 8750)/(8 = ...

Math
treat it as two ordered pairs (t, c) where t is temperature and c is consumption so we have (90,220) and (76, 178) slope = (220-178)(/(90-76) = 42/14 = 3 so: c-220 = 3(t-90) c = 3t - 270+220 c = 3t - 50 check: if t = 90, c = 270-50 = 220 if t = 76, c = 228 - 50 = 178

Math
no, 26x^2 ≠ x√26 Whatever made you think so. let x = 4 26(4^2) = 26*16 = 416 xV26 = 4√26 = appr 20.4 is 416 = 20.4 ???? However, you could write 26x^ as (x√26)^2

Math
Imagine "opening up" a cylinder, what would you get? 2 equal circles + a rectangle whose length is the circumference of the circle and whose height is the height of the cylinder. so SA = 2π(6^2) + 2π(6)(20) = 72π + 240π = 312π = appr 980 No w...

Math
I assume you pick a card, then throw the die primes from 1-10 : 2,3,5,7 , so 4 of them primes on a die: 2 3 5, so 3 of them prob(2 primes) = (4/10)(3/6) = 1/5 prob(not 2 primes) = 4/5 odds in favour of getting two primes = (1/5) : (4/5 = 1 : 4

2nd question - math help!!
(x+y)^2-x-y = (x+y)^2 - (x+y) = (x+y)(x + y - 1)

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