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April 18, 2014

Posts by STEVE


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Math
yellow cards: 10 of 30 total so, P(y,y) = 10/30 * 9/29 = 3/29

math
r + .75(s-r) Just subtract r from s and add 3/4 of that to r.

math
If you mean (-8)^2 + (17 - 9)*4 + 7 = 64 + 8*4 + 7 = 103

Pre calculus
yes. The reason the law of sines can give two triangles is because sin(x) is positive all the way from 0 to 180. cos(x) becomes negative for x>90, so the formula takes that into account, always leaving only one possible answer. I mean, think about it geometrically. If you k...

irsc
as Galileo showed, it is the same for all objects (ignoring air resistance). Since F = ma, and a 20kg object weighs twice as much as a 10kg object, 2F = (2m)a but a remains the same.

Math
-1 13/14 = -1.9286 -1.9 = -1.9000 -1 9/11 = -1.8181 -1.95 = -1.9500 Now just order them, recalling that for negative numbers, greater means closer to zero.

Math
But -3.363636 < -3.333333

Math
x^2 + 4x + 4 = 0 (x+2)(x+2) = 0 the two solutions are -2 and -2, so their product is 4 In fact, for any quadratic ax^2 + bx + c = 0 the product of the solutions is c/a, so you don't even need to find what the roots are.

Geometry
2√((8-2)^2+(3+1)^2) = 14.4

Ms. Sue please help
Looks like you need to review how to find the slope of a line between two points: change.in.y divided by change.in.x and the point-slope form of a line. point (h,k) with slope m is y-k = m(x-h)

Ms. Sue please help
(-8, -4) and B (1, -5). slope is (-5+4)/(1+8) = -1/9 You must have had either +8 or -1 for x. #2) FG has slope (-5-7)/(-4-3) = 12/7 HI has slope (6-0)/(4+5) = 2/3 neither #3) GH has slope 4 you want slope -1/4, so y-3 = -1/4 (x-2) y = -1/4 x + 7/2 (D)

Math please ASAP
what about it? If both points have the same y-coordinate, the line is horizontal. Does not matter what the x-coordinate is. ALL points on the horizontal line y=3 are of the form (x,3) no matter what x is.

Math please ASAP
Since both have y=3, the slope is zero

integer Math
I guess they're just making sure you understand that all whole numbers are also integers.

integer Math
ummm, 52 52 IS a whole number typo?

math
5.5a + 4(200-a) = 980 solve for a to get # adults tickets subtract that from 200 to get # child tickets

Precalculus II
recall that sec^2 = 1+tan^2, so we have tan^2(x) + 3tan(x) - 4 = 0 (tan(x)+4)(tan(x)-1) = 0 tan(x) = 1 or -4 So, there will be 4 solutions, one in each quadrant.

math
differences: 5,10,15,20,25 so, the next difference ought to be 30, making the next term 111

math - great minds
what can I say?

math
sin 12πt has period 2π/12π = 1/6 cos 18πt has period 2π/18π = 1/9 So, the sum has period LCM(1/6,1/9) = 1/3 You can see this at http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=10+sin%2812+pi+t%29%2B4+cos%2818+pi+t%29+

math
The room is 15x15 feet, making 225 sq ft. Each gallon covers 45 sq ft 5*45 = 225, so it will take 5 gallons. Or, as we solved it, 225/45 = 5

math
15*15/45 = 5

CHemistry
gotta work with moles. How many moles H2SO3 in 36.86g? Since each mole of H2SO3 requires 1 mole of SO2, you need the same number of moles. So, convert back to g of SO2

physics
not sure just what you're after, but current in a conductor can cause it to heat, changing the resistance. Ohm's Law says I = E/R, and assumes a constant value for R. Heating may alter this, though at any instant the relation still holds, if the changing R is taken int...

Math
(x,y) -> (x+8,y-2)

Geometry
(A) is just PQR (B) is PQR reflected in the line y=0 (C) is PQR rotated 180° about (0,0) or, reflected twice, across both axes (D) is PQR reflected in the line x=0 Not sure what your notation is supposed to indicate.

Math
well shucks -- us farm boys know that 1 sq mile is 640 acres.

Math
so, we need to divide each tier into 1" square pieces. we need a^2+b^2+c^2 >= 300 6^2 = 36 8^2 = 64 10^2 = 100 12^2 = 144 14^2 = 196 16^2 = 256 a b c sum 6 8 10 200 6 8 12 244 6 8 14 296 6 8 16 356 8 10 12 308 That's it. Any other combination will be way over 308 s...

geometry
if you want integer dimensions, then since 28 = 2^2 x 7 the mold must be 2x2x7 or 1x1x28

Algebra - incomplete
unless you show the inequality, don't expect any help.

Math
After winning 8 games (of 10) their % rose from 60% to 65%. So, .60n + 8 = .65(n+10) n = 30 So, they played 40 games altogether. check: 60% of 30 = 18 18+8=26 is 65% of 40

math
well 63/7 = 9 49/7 = 7, so 9.07

pre calculus
-1 - 1/√3

Math
if the distance AP = x, the total distance flown is d = √(1+x^2) + (2-x) where x<2. If flying over land requires 1 unit of energy, then the energy cost is c = 10/9 √(1+x^2) + 1(2-x) Now just find the minimum of c.

calcules
I assume that C is the point on shore closest to B. So, if the pipeline leaves the shore at point P, between A and C, and the distance PC = x, the length p of the pipeline is p(x) = (7-x) + √(x^2+36) now we see that the cost c of the pipeline is c(x) = 400(7-x) + 500W...

Physics
6.0 N = (0.00,6.00) 4.0 NE = (2.83,2.83) 2.0 N25E = (0.85,1.81) 4.0 E = (4.00,0.00) Now just add 'em up and convert back to distance and heading

Pre Algebra
what figure has 3 lateral faces that are rectangales

Pre Algebra
I'd say yes, since a rectangle and a triangle can be combined to make a trapezoid. But not always; the triangle must meet certain conditions.

Pre Algebra
CAN A TRIANGULAR PRISM PLUS A RECTANGULAR PRISM MALKE A TRAPAZOIDAL PRISIM

Pre Algebra
can a trapezoiodal prism equal a triangular prism and rectangular prism combined

algebra
the solution set to an inequality is not just a number, but a whole range of numbers which satisfy the inequality. Any x between 2 and 4 is a solution to this problem, as well as in the other intervals. Graphed on the number line, we have http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=s...

algebra
you need to solve two inequalities: x(40-2x)(25-2x) > 1512 x(40-2x)(25-2x) < 2176 x(40-2x)(25-2x) = 4x^3 - 130x^2 + 1000x So, you have to solve 4x^3 - 130x^2 + 1000x - 1512 > 0 4x^3 - 130x^2 + 1000x - 2176 < 0 a little synthetic division shows that the first has a ...

Calculus - good catch bob
Dang - forgot the restriction on the domain.

Calculus
the number of apples is yield/tree * # trees. With x trees, yield per tree is 200 - 5(x-50) for x > 50 So, total crop is c(x) = x(200-5(x-50)) = x(450-5x) = 450x - 5x^2 c'(x) = 450-10x c' = 0 at x=45 So, the max yield is achieved with 45 trees

Grade 12 Calculus
if the sheet is x by y, and is rolled along the y axis, 2x+2y = 100 v = pi r^2 y where 2pi r = x, or r = x/(2pi), so v = pi (x/(2pi))^2 (100-2x)/2 = x^2(50-x)/(4pi) dv/dx = x(100-3x)/(4pi) dv/dx=0 when x = 100/3 at that point, max v is pi*(50/3)^3

Pre Algebra
thank you

Pre Algebra
What figure has exactly 4 lateral faces that are triangles?

Math
3 ft = 3 X 12 36 inches 1/2 of 36 = 18 B

PreCalculus
as you know the vertex of a parabola is at x = -b/2a, so here the minimum is at x = 60/0.2 = 300 So, figure C(300)

Trigonometry
assuming you meant arcsin(14v), think of the triangle with leg 4v and hypotenuse 1. The other leg is √(1-16v^2), so tan arcsin(4v) = 4v/√(1-16v^2)

Math
we want 2πr = πr^2 r = 2

geometry
translations or rotations or scaling alone are unaffected by order. Toss in a mix of those, and the order makes a big difference. Reflections in general also depend on order.

Trigonometry
c'mon, guy. cos π/3 = 1/2, so cos 2π/3 = cos 4π/3 = -1/2 x = 2π/3 or 4π/3

Trigonometry
sec x = -2, so cos x = -1/2 solutions in QII and QIII

PHysics XXX
s = 1/2 at^2, so a = 2s/t^2 v = at = (2s/t^2)t = 2s/t = 73.3 m/s

Algebra
since the x values steadily increase, and the y-values decrease and then increase, I'd say quadratic.

geometry cumulative
oldv = pi r^2 h newv = pi (2/5 r)^2 (4h) = pi * 4/25 r^2 * 4h = 16/25 pi r^2 h = (16/25) * oldv

Algebra
u <= -1 or u >= 5 draw a dot at -1 and shade to the left draw a dot at 5 and shade to the right you can see the graph at http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=solve+|4u-8|+%3E%3D+12+

Trigonometry
correct.

Trigonometry
think of the 5-12-13 right triangle. In QIV, y is negative So, what do you think?

calcules
assuming the ribbon is tied on top, and holds on the lid, its length will be 2h+2d + 10 = 130 h+2r = 60 So, since v = pi r^2 h, v = pi r^2 (60-2r) = 60pi r^2 - 2pi r^3 dv/dr = 120pi r - 6pi r^2 = 6pir(20-r) dv/dr=0 at r=20 So, the box has radius = 20 height = 20

science
At 0 Hz, the capacitor has high impedance At high Hz, the inductor has high impedance The circuit's impedance reaches a minimum at the resonant frequency of the LC portion. The resistor keeps it from ever being zero, to protect the voltage source.

discrete mths
15/36 = 5/12

Statistics
you can play around with Z table stuff here: http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html

SEKGOSESE
max if they point in the same direction. Just add them min if they point in opposite directions. Just subtract them.

Convert fraction decimal and percent
missed 5, got 20. 20/25 = 0.80 = 80%

Chemistry
well, since 1 atm = 760 mm Hg, what do you think? Be careful with the units.

calculus
v = 4π/3 r^3 v' = 4π r^2 at r=50, v = 500π/3 and v' = 100π So, the tangent line at r=50 is v - 500π/3 = 100π(x-50)

Pre-Calc
don't forget your algebra I just because you're doing trig now. 2cos2θ = √3 cos2θ = √3/2 Now it's time to recall where cos(x) is positive: QI and QIV 2θ = π/6 or -π/6 Now, cos(x) has period 2π, so cos(2x) has period π,...

math
you have 3z and you want 1z. So, divide both sides by 3. 3z/3 = 15/3 z = 5

math
The pull apart at 66+82 = 150 mi/hr. So, it only takes 111/150 = 0.74 hours to get 111 miles apart. That is 44'24", so it will happen at 3:25:00 + 0:44:24 = 4:09:24 You sure do make it hard to parse your text, what with no punctuation and garbled syntax!

Physics
the cutoff frequency is r/(2pi L) = 15/(2pi*5.6 * 10^-3) = 426 Hz

Geometry
That's what I get. Good work.

Geometry
h/3.5 = sin 21°

Calculus A
h' = (x^2-2x-9)/(x-1)^2 h" = 20/(x-1)^3 Clearly there are no inflection points, since f" is never zero h' is zero at two places, since the numerator is. So, there will be two extrema, one on each side of x=1. So, one will be a max, the other a min, depending ...

Calculus
x + 4xy = y^2 1 + 4y + 4xy' = 2yy' y' = (1+4y)/(2y-4x)

Trigonometry
so, plot those points and draw the graph. Should look something like this: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=plot+y%3D2sin%28x-2pi%2F3%29+and+y%3D2sin%28x%29 Since there's that pesky 2pi/3 in there, I'd pick points where you expect a min/max/zero. Since sin(x) has t...

math
Each post is connected to 4 others. Since each streamer connects in both directions, you don't want to count them twice, so you have 5*4/2 = 10 streamers

Math
each long side has 6 candles, counting the corners. with no corners to worry about, each short side only needs 2 more candles. Total is thus 6+6 + 2+2 = 16 Or, you can consider the entire perimeter as one long line, of length 32. So, it will need 16 candles to decorate it.

trig
tan^2(5x)cos^4(5x) = 1/8 - 1/8cos(20x) since tan = sin/cos, you have sin^2(5x)cos^2(5x) = 1/8 - 1/8cos(20x) Now use the double-angle formula on the left, and the half-angle formula on the right to get 1/4 sin^2(10x) = 1/4 sin^2(10x) QED

trig
I'd help, but can't figure out (tx At any rate, use the identity tan^1+1 = sec^2 to reduce everything to a polynomial in cos(x). Solve for cos(x) and then for the values of x.

math
7/10

math
6/10 see a pattern here?

math
625/1000 = 5/8 (divide top and bottom by 125) by the way, .125 = 1/8

Math
Have you considered a tutor? A few sessions with some good person-to-person coaching may be all you need. Invest a few bucks and it may be worth it. Too bad you don't live in Austin, TX, or I'd volunteer to do the job, as I do math tutoring all the time.

Math
sec x is negative in QII,QIII So, your angles will be between 90 and 270 degrees.

geometry
dodecahedron

Math
12kL * 1000L/kL * 1000mL/L = 12 million mL

math - incomplete
better provide a function.

math
Oh, well, why didn't you say so? I gave you the answer above. Read things carefully, ok? Stop sittin' around waiting for someone to hold your hand.

math
Try converting to fractions. Then you have 11/8 14/8 17/8 23/8 I think the last one should be 2 1/2, since you added 3/8 the first two times. If it really is 2 7/8, ya got me. Or, it could be that you just missed a term of 2 1/2 in between 2 1/8 and 2 7/8.

math
(459.45)/(1-0.51)(1+.24)(1+.17)(1-.10) = 1224.31

homonyms
Give Writeacher her due, ok? Her wisdom is as dew on the lily. Or, if you're a Scottish laddie, defend her honor with your sgian dubh!

homonyms
I knew that. It's not new to me.

math
Did you try checking to see whether the equation balances with that value? As it happens, it does.

Linear Equations
Depends on the method. For substitution, it could be 2025a + 45(1.81-324a)/18 = =1.39 For elimination, it could be 4050a+90b = -2.78 1620a+90b = 9.05 For any method it could be to reduce the size of the coefficients: 45a+b = -1.39/45 18a+b = 18.1/18

Math
z1 z2 = (4*3)cis(7π/6+π/3) = 12cis(3π/2)

Calc Help :(((((
Hmmm. Are you sure you're reading it right? Remember that log(1/3) = -log(3)

Math
same as theta=45°, or y=x Actually, it's y=x rotated by 180°, but it's still the same line. Recall that tan 225° = 1 = y/x

Math
in QIV, cosθ = 3/5 sinθ = -4/5 and you know that sin2θ = 2sinθ cosθ So, plug and chug

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