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September 26, 2016

Posts by Steve

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Math
list the pairs of factors of 60 and 75 The more factors, the more ways they can be arranged.
August 26, 2016

Analogy
eighteen:even::thirty-three:odd
August 26, 2016

Chemistry
convert to moles, then multiply by Avogadro's Number
August 25, 2016

Math
see related questions below
August 25, 2016

Physics I - Modern
it's mv/√(1 - v^2/c^2) see http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/relativ/relmom.html
August 25, 2016

Math
well, a 150lb person on the moon would weigh (150/120) * 20 = 25lb
August 25, 2016

Math
no idea. try google
August 25, 2016

physics
40 mi/hr * 1609m/mi * 1hr/3600s * 60s/min * 3min = 1073.7 m
August 25, 2016

7th grade math
clearly, two of the three possible discounts will give enough discount so that the final price with tax will be less than $25. So, probability is 2/3
August 25, 2016

7th grade math
There are 8 possible outfits with the shoes and bottoms. So, what is the smallest multiple of 8 that is at least 35? Using n tops, he gets 8n outfits.
August 25, 2016

Pre-calculus
Since the axis is horizontal, the general equation is x = a(y-k)^2 + h Since the vertex is at y=k, k = h and that means x = a(y-k)^2 + k Using the two points, we have a(-2-k)^2 + k = 6 a(4-k)^2 + k = 3 solve those, and you wind up with x = 1/4 (y-2)^2 + 2 x = 5/36 (y-14/5) + ...
August 25, 2016

math
1/4 + 5/8 + x + 3/4 = 2 1/2 Now just solve for x did you get 7/8 ?
August 25, 2016

Math
since distance = speed * time, if your speed is x, then 2*x + 2*2x = 258
August 25, 2016

physics
The ball's height is modeled by h(t) = 15t - 4.9t^2 The ball will be 8m high twice: on the way up and on the way down. These times can be found by solving 15t - 4.9t^2 = 8 See http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=15t+-+4.9t%5E2+%3D+8 If you include the units in your ...
August 25, 2016

MATH
(36-30)/30 * 100
August 25, 2016

Maths
there are 48*16 food portions after 4 days, 48*4 portions have been eaten. So, there is enough for (48*16 - 48*4)/(48-12) = 16 days or, after 4 days, 1/4 of the food is eaten. That leaves enough for 12 days for the full population. But, the population is now 3/4 what it was, ...
August 25, 2016

value
m/d = 8/5 d = 15, so m=24 so, what is m-6?
August 25, 2016

Maths
start with cot(x/2) = sinx/(1+cosx) and see where you can take that.
August 25, 2016

maths
just list the factors of 72, and work with that, depending on how many piles you want: 1 72 2 36 2 2 18 2 2 2 9 ... 3 3 8 3 24 and so on
August 25, 2016

alg. Connections
total points for an 85 average: 85*3 = 255 Points so far: 81+86 = 167 So, haw many does she still need?
August 25, 2016

algebra HELP MRS SUE
B is better :-)
August 25, 2016

lauren
If $x at 11%, then the rest $(6300-x) is at 7%. So, just add up the interest: .11x + .07(6300-x) = 565
August 25, 2016

value
And surely the ratio is 4:3, not 40:3 maybe for bread 40:3 would be appropriate, as it is not so sweet as a cake.
August 25, 2016

Geometry
You may be right, but I have no diagram, so it's hard to say; but they do add up to 180°, so they are also supplementary.
August 25, 2016

maths
visit https://www.learnnext.com/nganswers/ask-question/answer/OPQR-is-a-rhombus-three-of-its-vertices-lie-on-the-circle-/Areas-Related-to-Circles/18625.htm
August 25, 2016

Science
1.5 m/hr * 1hr/3600s = 1/2400 m/s now, recall that time = distance/speed and use that what are you, a slug? Maybe you meant 1.5 km/hr. If so, jack up the speed by a factor of 1000.
August 25, 2016

math
well, just add the fractions: 1/4 + 1/3 + 1/2 + 7/12 + 3/4 + 5/6 + 1 = 3/12 + 4/12 + 6/12 + 7/12 + 9/12 + 10/12 + 12/12 = (3+4+6+7+9+10+12)/12 = 51/12
August 24, 2016

Math
assuming straight-line depreciation, then it will have lost (10/4)(.25) = .625 = 5/8 of its value So, it will be worth 3/8 of 21000 or $7875
August 24, 2016

Math - Composition of Functions
huh? really? g(x) = 1/x so, f(x) = g◦h = 1/h = 1/(x+1)
August 24, 2016

math
1xxx1 or 1xxx7 now just fill in the other 3 digits in the 6 ways possible
August 24, 2016

math
Hmmm. I see it as $54(1/6) + (1/2)($18(1/6)) = $12
August 24, 2016

Math
x y
August 24, 2016

Math
why are you guessing? I hope you actually did some kind of calculation. since cos(kx) has period 2pi/k, cos(pi/3 x) has period 6 the rate of change is y' = -pi/3 sin(pi/3 x) so, it is zero at pi/3 x = 0 or pi or 2pi; that is, x = 0,3,6 sin(pi/3 x) is at a max when pi/3 x...
August 24, 2016

physics vectors
the final vector will have x- and y-components. The direction θ is such that tanθ = y/x
August 24, 2016

physics vectors
so, get out your graph paper, plot the vectors and measure the final vector.
August 24, 2016

Math
12(3+2)
August 24, 2016

math
if the three numbers are x-1, x, x+1 then you know that x+1 = (x-1)/2 + 2 or x+1 = (x-1+2)/2 depending on how you parse the words
August 24, 2016

MATH - again?
Damon already did this one for you.
August 24, 2016

calculus
x^2+4y^2+16z^2−64 = 0 16z^2 = 64-x^2-4y^2 2z ∂z/∂x = -2x 2z ∂z/dy = -8y so, ∂z/∂x = -x/z ∂z/∂y = -4y/z ∂^2z/∂x^2 = -(x^2+z^2)/z^3 and you can do the others similarly, using the quotient rule or the product rule
August 24, 2016

math
subtracting a smaller number results in a greater difference.
August 24, 2016

Economics
Assuming that all the variable cost is labor, that would make wages for (50-30)/2 = 15 units
August 24, 2016

Math
note that this is also just (x+y)/2 + (7+17)/2
August 24, 2016

Math
(x+y)/2 = 10 (x+7 + y+17)/2 = (x+y + 24)/2 = (x+y)/2 + 24/2 = 10+12 = 22
August 24, 2016

Physics
   lnx x^y + lny y^x - ----------------------------------- x^(y-1) + y^(x-1)
August 24, 2016

business
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August 24, 2016

math
area is circumference times height, so 14πd = 396 assuming open ends.
August 24, 2016

math
not quite sure which direction 60°north and 45°east is supposed to be.
August 24, 2016

math
no idea what x is, but each leg is 145/√2
August 24, 2016

maths
120-(60+50-20)
August 24, 2016

math
see http://www.askiitians.com/forums/Trigonometry/prove-cot-a-cot-60-a-cot-60-a-3-cot3a_106221.htm for one solution. You might try proving it without recourse to sin and cos.
August 24, 2016

Kaplan
their combined speed is 67 mi/hr so, which two numbers differ by 9 and sum to 67? x-y=9 x+y=67 ...
August 24, 2016

Math
if you use your sum-to-product formulas, you will see that the results is a real number. imaginary part is zero
August 23, 2016

Math
you have a 7-24-25 triangle, in QII cosθ = x/r = -24/25
August 23, 2016

physics vectors
A+B = 2i-7j tanθ = -7/2 in QIV A-B = 4i+5j tanθ = 5/4 in QI
August 23, 2016

science
treating the vectors as complex numbers, we have 75i + 250 + 109cis(pi/6) - 156i = 344.4 - 26.5i or, in polar form, 345.4 @ E4.4°S
August 23, 2016

math help me out
does that mean p received 80% of the profit?
August 23, 2016

Maths
assuming simple interest, you want P*.25/2*4 = 8560*0.12*5 not quite sure what 25/2% means, but if I got it wrong, just fix it.
August 23, 2016

Algebra 1
not whole numbers rational integer
August 23, 2016

Math
1 ml, 20 ml, 979 ml Pick any three distinct numbers that add up to 1000
August 23, 2016

Math
just as you cannot subtract 7 from 2 in 32 - 17 you change 32 to 20+12 Now you can borrow the 7 from 12, leaving 15 2 hrs 2 minutes is the same as 1 hr 80 minutes. Now you can subtract from a number bigger than 20.
August 23, 2016

math
assuming you can draw tallies, just make the marks, usually in groups of 4 lines with a crossing line for 5. See https://www.google.com/search?q=tally+marks&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiljfC-xdjOAhVK6WMKHdHWDDoQsAQITA&biw=1541&bih=852
August 23, 2016

Algebra
flip each side and you have 1/x + 1/y = 1/6 6/x + 6/y = 1 6x+6y = xy Not sure just where you want to go with this. Clearly, 1/2 + -1/3 = 1/6
August 23, 2016

math data management
she needs at least 4 out of the remaining 8 questions correct. So, that has probability This topic is discussed here: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/853407/4-heads-in-8-tosses
August 23, 2016

Educational Tech
input and output
August 23, 2016

Methametical literacy
she's 60 km ahead when he starts he's going 20km/hr faster. 60/20 = 3 hrs to catch up
August 23, 2016

math ASAP
x/(x+6) = 7/9 9x = 7(x+6) 9x = 7x + 42 2x = 42 x = 21 so, x+6 = 27
August 23, 2016

Math
see related questions below
August 23, 2016

Math
(5600*.95)*1.10 = .95p
August 23, 2016

math
6 = 2*3 so, 3 times as far as he went in 2 hours.
August 23, 2016

maths
since cos(a+b) = 0, a+b = pi/2 so, b = pi/2 - a and sin(a-b) = sin(a-pi/2+a) = sin(2a-pi/2) = -sin(pi/2 - 2a) = -cos(2a) or, since a = pi/2 - b = -cos(2(pi/2-b)) = -cos(pi-2b) = cos(2b)
August 23, 2016

Geometry
just use the distance formula for each segment.
August 23, 2016

Math
if the first vertex is at (1,0), then the others are at (cos 2kπ/7, sin 2kπ/7) for k=1..6
August 23, 2016

Math
$5.50 no matter how many hours. Now, if you want an hourly rate, well, duh -- divide the money by the time: $/hr
August 23, 2016

physics
series: R = 6 parallel: R = 1/6 Other arrangements will produce values in between those.
August 23, 2016

Maths
well, with those two roots, f(x) = (x+2)(x-3) so expand that and you can see what p and q must be.
August 23, 2016

Math
5 is 3 * 5/3 So, the distance is (5/3)(189)
August 23, 2016

algebra
google your question. Much faster than waiting around here: https://www.google.com/#q=metric+ton
August 23, 2016

Urgent help! Physics
Vx = v cosθ Vy = v sinθ h(t) = Vy*t - 5t^2 ball stops when h=0 ball has traveled Vx * t along the ground.
August 23, 2016

Algebra
n = 6+4 "exceeds" and "more than" indicate addition. See what you can do with q.
August 23, 2016

Math
2/5 + 1/5 + 1/x = 1 x = 5/2
August 23, 2016

Math
Just list the possibilities. You know there are 36 total outcomes. How many fit the conditions? R B R-B 1 1 0 1 2 -1 1 3 -2 2 1 1 2 2 0 2 3 -1 2 4 -2 ... 4 6 -2 Then divide the successes by the total of 36
August 23, 2016

Math
so, she picked 2*35 + 15
August 22, 2016

maths
If there are x liters of 25/L then we have the value of the milk as 25x + 30(60-x) = 1600
August 22, 2016

math
distance = speed * time, so (1/2 hr) * (y mi/hr) = y/2 mi
August 22, 2016

Math
4/(5+4+y)
August 22, 2016

phy
the waves are a sin(x) and b sin(x-k) add them up and you have a sinx + b(sinx cosk - cosx sink) = (a+b*cosk)sinx - (b*sink)cosx This is basically just Asinx + Bcosx which can be reduced to a single sine wave of amplitude √(A^2+B^2) See a nice discussion at https://en....
August 22, 2016

pre caluclus
since you give only one focus, I assume it's a parabola. Since both points lie on the line y=2, the parabola opens horizontally. Recall that y^2 = 4px has focus at (p,0) and vertex at (0,0) Your parabola has obviously been shifted up by 2, so it will be (y-2)^2 = 4px Your ...
August 22, 2016

Math
just recall that supplementary angles add to 180, so 4x+3 + 3x-5 = 180 Now just solve that for x.
August 22, 2016

Algebra 1
the first step is usually to clear all the fractions by using the LCD. In this case 12. Do that and you have z/3 - 3 = z/4 + 7 4z - 36 = 3z + 84 z = 120 Or, you can collect terms as usual, and then clear fractions z/3 - 3 = z/4 + 7 z/3 - z/4 = 10 (1/3 - 1/4)z = 10 1/12 z = 10 ...
August 22, 2016

algebra
These are all difference of squares or sum/difference of cubes. You need to be able to recognize such values, and apply the formulas: a^2-b^2 = (a-b)(a+b) a^3±b^3 = (a±b)(a^2∓ab+b^2) For example, 16x^4a-y^8a = a(16x^4-y^8) = a(4x^2+y^4)(4x^2-y^4) = a(4x^2+y...
August 22, 2016

Algebra
since V is proportional to r^3, V(2r)/V(r) = 2^3 gather all the constants into a single k, and you have V(r) = kr^3 V(2r) = k(2r)^3 = k(2^3)(r^3) = 2^3*V(r)
August 22, 2016

math
one every polynomial of degree n has exactly n solutions.
August 22, 2016

Algebra 1a
no kidding. In big letters on the home screen it says Post homework questions online a general whine is not a homework problem.
August 22, 2016

Math
2450 - 2549 but I must say I do not care for the way the question was worded.
August 22, 2016

Algebra
√(3x-6) = 4 3x-6 = 4^2 = 16 3x = 22 x = 22/3
August 22, 2016

Algebra
3c^2 - 5c - 7.8 = -2.2 3c^2 - 5c - 5.6 = 0 Now just use the quadratic formula
August 22, 2016

Math
correct
August 22, 2016

Algebra
well, you know that y = 3.8x+2.2 so use that in the other equation to get 4.5x - 6.7(3.8x+2.2) = 8.6 4.6x - 25.46x - 14.74 = 8.6 now it's easy, right? Then, once you have x, use that to get y.
August 22, 2016

Math
1st step: subtract 5.514 from both sides: 9.2x = 152.72 I guess you can figure out what's next, no?
August 22, 2016

Algebra
65.9 - 32.4k/9.9 = 13.3k 65.9 - 3.28k = 13.3k Think you can handle that now?
August 22, 2016

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