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September 1, 2015
Total # Posts: 1,087

**statistics**

The objective of statistics is best described as: A) To make inferences about a sample based on information we get from a population B) To use population mean, ƒÝ as an estimate of the sample mean, C) To make inferences about a population based on information we ...
*December 12, 2007*

**statistics**

Select five random numbers between 70 and 100. Calculate the mean, median, mode, and midrange of these numbers. Based on your calculations, which measure of central tendency best represents these numbers?
*December 12, 2007*

**college math**

14. (2 pts) How many different ways are there for an admissions officer to select a group of 7 college candidates from a group of 19 applicants for an interview?
*December 12, 2007*

**college math**

Thank you Damon for all your help. You all are life savers.
*December 12, 2007*

**college math**

13. (4 pts) At an annual flower show, 6 different entries are to be arranged in a row. a) How many different arrangements of the entries are possible? b) If the owners of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place entries will be awarded prizes of $100, $50, and $25 respectively, how many ...
*December 12, 2007*

**college math**

Thanks Reiny, you are absolutly right.
*December 11, 2007*

**college math**

A couple plan to have exactly three children. (a) Construct a tree diagram and list the sample space. (b) Find the probability that the family has at least two girls.
*December 11, 2007*

**college math**

How many different four-digit numbers can be formed from the digits 0 through 9 if the first digit must be even and cannot be zero?
*December 11, 2007*

**college math**

Thanks bobpursley, I appreciate your help.
*December 11, 2007*

**college math**

A box of chocolates contains 20 identically shaped chocolates. Five of them are filled with jelly, three are filled with caramel, and twelve are filled with nuts. What is the probability that one chocolate chosen at random is filled with jelly, caramel, or nuts?
*December 11, 2007*

**college math**

If you roll a die many times, what would you expect to be the relative frequency of rolling a number less than 6? A) 2 out of 3 B) 1 out of 3 C) 1 out of 6 D) 1 out of 2 E) 5 out of 6
*December 10, 2007*

**college math**

During the last hour, a telemarketer dialed 20 numbers and reached 4 busy signals, 3 answering machines, and 13 people. Use this information to determine the empirical probability that the next call will be answered in person.
*December 10, 2007*

**college math**

How many different four-digit numbers can be formed from the digits 0 through 9 if the first digit must be even and cannot be zero?
*December 10, 2007*

**college math**

The odds against WildHorse winning the third race are 11:2. If Molly places a $4 bet on WildHorse to win and WildHorse wins, find Molly’s net winnings A) $5.50 B) $44 C) $16.50 D) $11 E) $22
*December 10, 2007*

**Roberts**

Last fall, a gardener planted 65 iris bulbs. She found that only 56 of the bulbs bloomed in the spring. a) Find the empirical probability that an iris bulb of this type will bloom b) How many of the bulbs should she plant next fall if she would like at least 92 to bloom?
*December 9, 2007*

**college math**

Explain permutations and combinations and the differences between the two. Use examples to illustrate.
*December 7, 2007*

**history**

Exploration (people being able to explore unknown continents and countries) was aided by astronomy (the stars showed direction) and the development of what instrument? Is it the compass?
*December 1, 2007*

**history**

Britain was one of the first countries to experience the Renaissance, right?
*December 1, 2007*

**algebra**

thank you.
*December 1, 2007*

**algebra**

(2x+3)/5 = -(3x-2)/2 - (-3/2)(-3/2) I've done this problem a few times and keep getting -37/38 which seems like a dumb answer to the problem. I know I think the answer should be a whole number so I don't know if that's what's confusing me. Is my answer right?
*December 1, 2007*

**ACCOUNTING**

THE NET INCOME OF SIMON AND HOBBS, A DEPT.STORE,DECREASED SHARPLY DURING 2000.CAROL SIMON, OWNER OF THE STORE, ANTICIPATES THE NEED FOR A BANK LOAN IN 2001. lATE IN 2000, SIMON INSTRUCTS THE STORE'S ACCOUNTANT TO RECORD A 410,000 SALE OF FURNITURE TO THE SIMON FAMILY, EVEN...
*November 17, 2007*

**Physics Problems**

Help
*November 5, 2007*

**Algebra**

Mrs. Lewis plans to drive 900 miles to her vacation destination, driving an average 50 miles per hour. How many miles per hour faster must she average, while driving, to reduce her total driving time by 3 hours? I'm not sure how to set up the equation. Thanks.
*November 3, 2007*

**Math**

I guess my problem is visualizing the tablecloth. The answer is 48 inches, but I don't understand why there are two edges. Since it's a rectangle, would you multiply everything by four? Wouldn't it be 36 + 20 + 4. I have the answer to the problem, and it is 48 (so ...
*November 3, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Which of these statements is Not true? 1. Eye contact with the listener signals approval and consent in most Non-Anglo cultural groups. 2. African-American children are taught to look away from a peer while listening. 3. Eye contact in Asian-American families is considered ...
*November 1, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Which cultural groups' tolerance level place them at opposite ends of the "verve continuum?" A. African American and Asian B. Arican American and Anglo C. Mexican-American and Native American D. Native American and Asian I know that Afican American children are ...
*October 31, 2007*

**Please help**

Ican only put one answer. I know children from Native American tribal customs develop independence at an early age. And that children's parents in Asian families view the children as helpless. Mexican'American families are fairly indulgent and protective of their young...
*October 30, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

I know that dependence and autonomy are opposites,I know the question makes no sense,so-I really do not know what to put.
*October 30, 2007*

**Ms. Sue--please reply**

Yes-Ms. Sue- I copied the question correctly. I was thinking B or D to be the best answer. So, you think that A is the best answer?
*October 30, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Can someone please help with this question on my assignment? A culture's emphasis on autonomy or dependence impacts adult-child interaction. Of the following choices, the ____________cultures are most closely aligned in valuing dependence or autonomy. A. Asian and Mexican-...
*October 30, 2007*

**cultural diversity-reposted question**

Iasked this question a couple of days ago- and got several different opinions. Ms. Sue tried to point out to me why she thought the correct answer is (B); however,I think some read my text wrong. Would someone please,reread the question and reread what my text states? Which ...
*October 27, 2007*

**cultural diversity-reposted question**

Which scenario best describes a nuclear family? A) Jeremiah is growing up within a cluster of adults and children who maintain their own living quarters but come together for work and meals. Child-rearing is a shared responsibility B) The Farrish family is comprised of ten-...
*October 27, 2007*

**cultural iversity**

Which example typifies patrillineal authority? A) In the Gallindo family,the mother makes the majority of the decisions, including how the children should be raised and,when necessary,disciplined. B) The Smith family consist of a mother and a father and four children,with ages...
*October 26, 2007*

**Ms. Sue,this is for you--please read**

thank you for the enlightment!
*October 25, 2007*

**Ms. Sue,this is for you--please read**

Would you please look on page 2,under Cultural Diversity and help me with the question I had asked earlier? Thanks!
*October 25, 2007*

**Ms. Sue this is for you-please read**

so, you are are saying (B) is the correct answer? Please,if you donot mind, explain to me again why you are saying (B) because I am not understanding what you are saying!
*October 25, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

I guess C or D could be a nuclear family- but- the question on my assignment was -- Which best describes a nuclear family?
*October 25, 2007*

**This is what my text states:**

I am confused with this question! I can only choose one answer! Here is what my text states: The middle-class preference for relatively small nuclear families consisting of mother, father,(or a single mother),and two or three children, is unusual when compared with families ...
*October 25, 2007*

**Please Help---- I need help with this question----------------I am desperate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!**

Thanks for posting the sites for me to view-- however after veiwing them I've come to the conclusion C or D could be the correct answer. Please help!!!!
*October 25, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Can you help with this question? Which of these scenarios best describes a nuclear family? A) Jeremiah is growing up within a cluster of adults and children who maintain their own living quarters but come together for work and meals. Child-rearing is a shared responsibility. B...
*October 25, 2007*

**cultural diversity**

Is (C) ethnicity the best answer for this question? Label shifts,such as African-American versus colored, Asian versus Oriental, and Latino versus Hispanic, relate to: A. ethnology B. ethnocentrism C. ethnicity D. ethnography
*October 24, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Would someone please check these two questins and my answers? 1.An example of ___________can be found in the gradual immersion of early Irish immigrants and their descendants across decades as they become part of and contributed to the middle class American mainstream. A. ...
*October 24, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Which scenario best depicts a collectivistic culture? A. A non-mainstream culture's atitude is, "Every man for himself." B. A particular cultural group promotes doing business within their extended family and fellow countrymen. C. A mixed Asian community is eager...
*October 23, 2007*

**cultural diversity**

I posted this a couple of nights ago- and thought I would repost to let you know what my text states. 1. Hispanic,French,and Italian families commonly engage in hugging,patting,and behaviors of affectionate familiarity. These physical contacts characterize what kind of culture...
*October 23, 2007*

**cultural diversity**

Is a mostly white American middle class an example of a microculture, a subculture, a macroculture, or a collectivist culture? Is it an example of a macroculture?
*October 23, 2007*

**cultural diversity**

Would (C)contractual commitment with the families or (D)cross-cultural competence be the best answer for this question? Ms. Harris's new class includes two Native American children,about whose families and tribe she gathers more information. Her use of home and community ...
*October 23, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Can you help with this question? Child-rearing practices in which children are expected to sleep alone, toddlers are epected to self-feed, and preschoolers are encouraged to compete and/or do their best are likely to be contrary to beliefs and practices held by parents and ...
*October 23, 2007*

**Ms. Sue------- This is for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!**

Ms. Sue, on question 2, would the best answer be (B)mainsteam or (C)new middle class? My text states: The term mainstream refers to those individuals or groups who share values of the dominant culture. These are primary members of the middle class who hold the values of the ...
*October 22, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Would someone please look over these questions and my answers? If I'm wrong, please let me know. 1. Which one of the following would be considered a sterotype? A. Pacific Coast Indians are drunks. B. Most Central and South American Hispanics have dark-skin. C. Children ...
*October 22, 2007*

**Cultural Diversity**

Would someone please check my answers, and let me know your opinion on what I have wrong. 1. The term ethnocentrism applies to which of the following situations? A. Jack O'Shea tells everone that the Irish are the best people on God's green earth. B. An Asian family&#...
*October 22, 2007*

**Diversity**

Would someone please check my answers to make sure I've chose the best possible answer? 1. An example of ________ can be found in the gradual immersion of early Irish immigrants and their descendants across decades as they become a part of and contributed to the middle ...
*October 21, 2007*

**Math**

2/120 2/210 2/60 3/105 2/30 5/35 3/15 7/7 5/5 2*2*2*2*3*5 2*3*5*7
*October 17, 2007*

**Maths**

I need to rearrange this equation to find x in terms of y and t, in its simplest form. Can anybody help me. y(y-x)=3t(3t+x)
*October 17, 2007*

**Presidents**

The task of economic policy is to create a prosperous America. The unfinished task of prosperous Americans is to build a Great Society. Our accomplishments have been many; these tasks remain unfinished: > to achieve full employment without inflation; > to restore ...
*October 9, 2007*

**science**

SOrry i jUst wAnTed to say ThNx SusAn
*September 26, 2007*

**critical thinking**

Prejudicial use of rhetorical devices would be when someone uses language that causes you to draw erroneous conclusions and will often have little ground to stand on, or use faulty evidence such as gross generalizations, stereotyping by using preconceived judgments or ideas. ...
*June 14, 2007*

**math**

y=1X+2
*May 24, 2007*

**Math, word problems**

The number 8,549,176,320 is unique. what makes it different from any other possible number? - Rose it contains all the numerals? but that would not make it unique, since there are about 3.6 million that contain all 10 numerals. <a href="http://www.plunk.org/~grantham/...
*May 23, 2007*

**algebra**

Please can someone help me with these? factoring 2x^2+5x-3 and 3x^2-15x+12 Thanks in advance!!! well rose. you nedd to distrubte the first one or find the gcf but there anit one, the second one do the same thing. for further questions just ask. How can I do the same thing when...
*May 2, 2007*

**math**

Please help! Simplify the rational expression. State any restrictions on the variable. 6c^2+9c ------- 3c divide 3c into each of the numerator terms. 2c + 3 Another way: Factor the numerator to get 3c(2c + 3) now you have 3c(2c + 3)/3c= 2c+3 Are there any restrictions on the ...
*May 1, 2007*

**Math**

The two figures are similar find the ratios (A toB) of the perimeter
*April 13, 2007*

**biographies**

In what ways were Vincent van Gogh's life despicable? This site should help you with that question. http://www.vangoghgallery.com/misc/bio.htm Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. In addition to the excellent site you already have, here are some more: 1. ...
*March 24, 2007*

**biographies**

In what ways were Vincent van Gogh's life remarkable? See the above site
*March 24, 2007*

**geoegraphy**

i need climate graphs of the uk and majorca fo tomorow can u help me please ?
*March 4, 2007*

**eng**

How do i write an application for a day's leave from school? I would use a memo format -- http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/pw/p_memo.html -- and make the text of the memo short and to the point. "I am requesting leave on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, because of ...
*February 22, 2007*

**spelling**

Grass:lawn Toss:throw
*January 16, 2007*

**spelling**

whats man:woman:curved_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _? I can't figure out my daughters homework?
*January 16, 2007*

**Social Studies Plz help...**

what is the Glorious Revolution? thank you for your help!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glorious_Revolution Im doing a report on ancient africa for language arts its going to be counted as two grade social study and language arts help The Revolution of 1688, commonly known as ...
*January 9, 2007*

**business law**

rule-based ethics is most often reflected in our legal system through a) our elected representatives b) legislatures c) court decisions d) majority rule i think the answer is c Right! Courts are responsible for making sure that our laws follow the rules set forth in the ...
*December 14, 2006*

**business law**

In most states a person under age 18 does not have a) testamentary capacity b) testamentary consent c) testamentary formality d) all of these i think it's d.
*December 14, 2006*

**algebra**

solve the compound inequality 3x-5>-17 and 4x+3<15 my answer: -4<x<3 Let's look at your problem: 3x - 5 > -17 and 4x + 3 < 15 x > -4 and x < 3 Or written another way: -4 < x < 3 Good job!
*December 14, 2006*

**algebra**

solve the compound inequality 3x-5>-17 and 4x+3<15 my answer: -4<x<3 Answered in another post.
*December 14, 2006*

**business law**

In most states a person under age 18 does not have a) testamentary capacity b) testamentary consent c) testamentary formality d) all of these i think it's d.
*December 14, 2006*

**business law**

If a person is injured as a result of an unreasonably dangerous or defective product, how will he or she most likely recover damages for the injury? a) hold the retailer of the product strictly liable. b) hold the wholesaler strictly liable c) hold the manufacturer strictly ...
*December 14, 2006*

**Business Law**

true or false a tenancy at sufferance usually involves a holdover tenant. i think it is true. I agree. http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/tenancy+at+sufferance what are the features of business law If Atricles of Incorporation were never filed through the negligence...
*December 14, 2006*

**algebra**

solve the system by the method of substitution x-4y=-21 3x+y=2 I got (0,2) Try plugging in x=0 and y=2 into your first equiation and uopu will that your answer must be wrong. Do it this way: x - 4y =-21 12x+ 4y =8 13 x = -13 x = -1 y = 2 - 3x = ? x=0 and y=2 does not satisfy ...
*December 14, 2006*

**Short response**

Deadline tonight, please help!!! Thanks! =) Write about your academic interests and the personal or academic experiences that have led to or nurtured those interests. What did you enjoy learning about in high school, either through your classes, extracurricular or leisure ...
*December 1, 2006*

**college application short response**

Deadline tonight, please help!!!! Thanks. C.Please explain which of the following you would prefer and why: the opportunity to take a wide range of courses across a range of disciplines including the sciences, social sciences and humanities, or the opportunity to focus on ...
*December 1, 2006*

**Riddle**

There are 14 legs in this group. There are 6 heads in this group. There are 12 ears in this group. There are 50 fingers in this group. There is 1 tail in this group. Who could be in this group? How would these figures change if the dog ran away? :) thats 4 girbils, 1 duck, and...
*November 12, 2006*

**Com 215**

How can stereotying effect group relations. Give an example of a sterotype you find in your everyday life. Stereotyping causes a person to view individuals narrowly and representative of a negative image, rather than as unique individuals. If, for instance, if my group views ...
*October 21, 2006*

**Math**

Verify the identity . (cscX-cotX)^2=1-cosX/1+cosX _______ sorry i cant help you (cscX-cotX)=1/sinX - cosX/sinX = (1-cosX)/sinX If you square this you have (1-cosX)^2/(sinX)^2 Now use (sinX)^2 = 1 - (cosX)^2 to get (1-cosX)^2 / 1 - (cosX)^2 = [(1-cosX)*(1-cosX)]/[(1 - cosX)*(1...
*October 9, 2006*

**Alegbra**

2x + 1/2 = x/2 + 1/3 Subtract the x/2 from both sides to get 2x + 1/2 - x/2 = + 1/3 Now subtract 1/2 from both sides to get 2x + - x/2 = 1/3 - 1/2 Then combine terms on both sides and solve for x. Subtract the x/2 from both sides to get 2x + 1/2 - x/2 = + 1/3 Now subtract 1/2 ...
*September 17, 2006*

**Social Studies!**

2) Cape Cod 3) Atlantic costal plains
*September 9, 2006*

**english**

The room was quiet enough for her to slip into a sound sleep usually their was a constant commotion, her roommates coming and going or someone on the phone speaking loudy as if the one on the other end of the line was deaf. What is your question about this passage? If you need...
*August 16, 2006*

**english**

prepositions- In time you should be able to do the following with this program: - Question is this a correct use of a preposition? Yes, it's the correct use of both prepositions. However, the phrase in time is not completely clear. I suggest you change it to Within a short...
*August 14, 2006*

**TEENS AND THE ECONOMY**

How can we ensure that teenagers play a meanigful role in the economy? How can we ensure that teenagers play a meanigful role in the economy? ***The most significant way is to get a solid education and prepare for the future, being significant producers instead of drains. This...
*August 31, 2005*

**PlantTaxonomy**

Phylogenetic classification
*August 31, 2005*