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March 25, 2017

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Math
review the associative property of addition.
March 21, 2017

College Algebra
swap variables x = 4-y^2 y = ±?(4-x) But you need to pick the branch where 4-x >= 0. take a look at the graph and I'm sure you can answer the questions. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%E2%88%9A(4-x)
March 21, 2017

Calculus
As always, draw a diagram. It is clear that if the length of the rope is z when the boat is x ft from the dock, z^2 = x^2+36 z dz/dt = x dx/dt Figure x when z=10, then just plug in your numbers and solve for dx/dt.
March 21, 2017

Calculus
I don't know how the liquid can drain and leave the substance behind, if it's dissolved. Maybe it's just in suspension, and the liquid drains through a filter. Anyway, the volume of water at time t hours is v = 60-4t The concentration is c(t) g/L = 100/v(t) = 100/(...
March 21, 2017

Calculus
y = 2?x - 4 since x and y are both functions of t, think chain rule: dy/dt = 1/?x dx/dt Now just plug in your numbers and you have dy/dt = 1/2 * 9
March 21, 2017

Maths
see your other posting -- this is just the same idea.
March 21, 2017

Maths
PQ is 4 units from AD and 6 units from AB. So, The slant height of ?ABP is ?(15^2-6^2) The slant height of ?ADP is ?(15^2-4^2) Now you can easily figure each area, and then the cost.
March 21, 2017

Maths
I have no idea which vertices are VEF, but just draw a diagram and note that the distance from the center pole to the base of the triangle is 1/2 the side length adjacent to the base of the triangular face. Then you can get the (slant) height of the triangle using the ...
March 21, 2017

Math!
see your other post in the related questions below.
March 21, 2017

physics - eh?
Try again, but not in gibberish
March 21, 2017

angular velocity/ physics
500 rotations is 1000? radians, so ? = 1000?rad/10s = 100? rad/s
March 21, 2017

Calculus help
Hmmm. Figured it out in two minutes! Less time than it took you to post the problem, I'd say...
March 21, 2017

math
b/(b+g) = 3/4 g = b-24 b/(2b-24) = 3/4 4b = 6b-72 b = 36 so, g=12 making 48 pupils in all
March 21, 2017

grammar
Extra credit: what's the difference between shall and will?
March 21, 2017

Calculus (related rates)
If the base of the ladder is x feet from the wall, and the ladder reaches up y feet, then we have x^2 + y^2 = 13^2 taking derivatives wrt t, x dx/dt + y dy/dt = 0 Now just plug in your numbers and solve for dy/dt (note that at the moment in question, you conveniently have a 5-...
March 21, 2017

Calculus (related rates)
do this like your earlier one, using the chain rule.
March 21, 2017

Calculus (related rates)
just use the chain rule. Since x and y are both functions of t, dy/dt = (4x+2) dx/dt Now just plug in your numbers
March 21, 2017

Calculus
just crank it out. The acceleration is a(t) = 0.0044875t^2 - 0.17879t + 18.86 a(t) has a max/min when da/dt = 0 da/dt = 0.008975t - 0.17879 da/dt=0 at a=19.9209 a(10.9209) = 17.0792 Since a(t) is a parabola, there is no maximum value, but in the domain [0,50.2], the maximum ...
March 21, 2017

Math
Draw a diagram. If the ladder's length is z, and the base of the ladder is x feet from the fence, then by similar triangles, you can see that z/(x+3) = ?(x^2+9)/x z = (x+3)?(x^2+9)/x dz/dx = (x^3-27) / (x^2 ?(x^2+9)) dz/dx=0 when x=3 z(3) = 6?18/3 = 6?2
March 21, 2017

Math Check!
2975*1.04^2.5 = 3281.48 But, technically, since the interest is not compounded till the end of the year, you might get 2975*1.04^2 = 3217.76 Since that is not listed, I'd go with B So, how did you get D? That's over double the initial amount. Not likely!
March 21, 2017

Algebra
.03b + .10(20000-b) = .08*20000
March 21, 2017

maths
a = 4b .17a + .10b = 234 so, .78b = 234 b = 300
March 21, 2017

Math (higher level) 2nd year
(3x-2)(2x-4) = 14 6x^2-16x-6 = 0 2(x-3)(2x+1) = 0 x = 3 So the bed is 7x2 But you could have guessed that at first, since 2 and 7 are the only factors of 14...
March 21, 2017

real estate
x * 1.06^2 = 140000
March 21, 2017

science
see related questions below.
March 21, 2017

Relative Clauses and Pronouns
all look ok to me. Of course, the purists would write 5. This is the tiger for which the hunters have been looking. Like the small boy who noticed his father had brought the wrong bedtime story, and said: What did you bring that book I don't want to be read to out of up for?
March 21, 2017

Calculus
think of the volume as a stack of discs of thickness dx, and you have v = ?[0,?] ?r^2 dx where r=y=cos(cos(x)) v = ?[0,?] ?cos^2(cosx) dx This is not an elementary integral, so some numeric method is needed. However, using some symmetry, v = 2?[0,?/2] ?cos^2(cosx) dx and you ...
March 21, 2017

Calculus
Each semicircle resting on the x-y plane has radius x=?(16-y^2). Adding up all the slices, and using symmetry, we have v = 2?[0,4] 1/2 ?r^2 dy = ??[0,4] (16-y^2) dy = 128?/3 bobpursley's solution is much more intuitive and geometric, though, eh?
March 21, 2017

Calculus
Hmmm. Let me take a stab at it. AT (-4,1) we have ln(x^2-15y) = ln(1) = 0 Hmmph. Can't make out a reasonable interpretation that is zero on the right. Anyway, regardless, let's just say that it is ok as it is. Then we have, taking derivatives of both sides, using the ...
March 21, 2017

Math
correct
March 21, 2017

math
Since the axis of symmetry is x=3 and the y-intercept is E, the parabola is f(x) = a(x-3)^2 + E since E is the y-intercept of the parabola, E = -7/2 f(x) = a(x-3)^2 - 7/2 Now you know that (7,0) is on the parabola, so a(7-3)^2 - 7/2 = 0 16a = 7/2 a = 7/32 f(x) = 7/32 (x-3)^2...
March 21, 2017

math
well, ?5 ? 2.236 I assume you can mark that on the number line. . .
March 21, 2017

math
{1,2}?{2,3} = {1,2}?{2,5} I'm sure you can handle the Union one...
March 21, 2017

math
I believe exterior angles are 180 - interior angles. Their sum is 360.
March 21, 2017

Algebra
.06^(1/12) = ?
March 20, 2017

algebra
L(L-3) = 46.75 solve for L and W, then P = 2(L+W)
March 20, 2017

Science
you'll probably get a faster response from google: https://www.google.com/search?q=What+are+the+uses+of+reactivity+series&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
March 20, 2017

MAATH!!
correct
March 20, 2017

Math
720 = 36*20 so, count the good ones here and multiply by 20 to estimate the larger amount.
March 20, 2017

Science
KE = 1/2 mv^2 and that's "wrecking" ball, but it does wreak havoc ...
March 20, 2017

maths
Now, use the fact that v(0) = 10 (4t^5/5)-(8t^3/3)-9t+v0 = 10 at t=0 So, v0 = 10, and thus v(t) = (4t^5/5)-(8t^3/3)-9t+10 Now go on to x(t), using x(0) to find the constant of integration.
March 20, 2017

Physics
Adding 20cm^3 of liquid added 20g of mass, so the density is 20g/20cm^3 = 1 g/cm^3
March 20, 2017

calculus
y" = 4 y' = 4x+c y'(1)=10, so 4+c = 10 c=6 y' = 4x+6 No do the same to move on to y.
March 20, 2017

Maths
4/5 the time, so 5/4 the workers: 80 so, another 16 are needed.
March 20, 2017

ALGEBRA I
1st step: write a function for each company. For example, Rider: y = 50 + 0.50x now what?
March 20, 2017

Algebra II
assuming a linear rate of depreciation, the car loses $3900/year. So, after x years, its value is v(x) = 16800 - 3900x
March 20, 2017

Math
Assuming you meant f(x)=-2x*4^(x-1)+3 the domain of all polynomials (-2x) is (-?,?) the domain of all exponentials is (-?,?) so, the domain of f(x) is likewise (-?,?) now work with the ranges in like wise. x -> (x-h) translates right by h y -> (y-k) translates up by k y...
March 20, 2017

Algebra
compare Bh to 1/3 Bh in each case for volume similarly for area
March 20, 2017

Math
just plug your points into x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1 then solve for 1/a^2 and 1/b^2
March 20, 2017

Math
The direction numbers for the last two points make the line from t=0..1 x = 2-t y = 0-t z = -1+4t So, backing up to z=3, -1+4t = -3 t = -1/2 a = x(-1/2) = 5/2 b = y(-1/2) = 1/2
March 20, 2017

Calculus - Integrating
The problem is that you did not have du in your integrals. You lacked the extra 2x dx in your integrands. u = x^2+1 du = 2x dx x = ?(u-1) So you have ?x/?(x^2+1) x dx = 1/2 ??(u-1)/u du which isn't really much better Try using a trig substitution: x = tan? x^2+1 = tan^2...
March 20, 2017

math
s = t^3-9t^2+3t+1 v = 3t^2-18t+3 = 3(t^2-6t+1) so, solve for t when v=-24 a = 6t-18 then plug in that t to find v and a. what is your problem with minus signs (-) ? over- and under-score really are ugly! x^2 cosy - siny = 0 Surely you can plug in the point to verify it fits! ...
March 20, 2017

MATHEMATICS
plug your numbers into the formulas found here: https://www.google.com/search?q=cone+area&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
March 20, 2017

Science
2Mg + O2 -> 2MgO now convert to moles for amounts needed
March 20, 2017

College algebra
If the half-life is k years, then after t years, (1/2)^(t/k) remains. Thus, to find k, solve (1/2)^(400/k) = 0.7 600 = 3/2 * 400, or 1.5 half-lives. So, the amount remaining after 600 megayears is (1/2)^(3/2 * 400/k) = (1/2)^(400/k)^(3/2) = 0.7^(3/2) = ?
March 20, 2017

English
the literary device of foreshadowing is used in which of the following excerpts? They're spoiled and we're spoiled Those screams -- they sound familiar I have a feeling it'll be Africa again before then They're not old enough to do that alone, I explained My ...
March 20, 2017

English
thank you
March 20, 2017

English
my second choice was number 2
March 20, 2017

English
Which of the following is a way that imagery can be used? to present facts during debates to inspire audiences during speeches to entertain readers with a play on words to impress readers with facts and evidence My answer is the third one
March 20, 2017

English
Then it would have to be subjective
March 19, 2017

English
when doing research writing it is important to avoid being? timely, detailed, objectives, subjective My answer is detailed
March 19, 2017

Mathematics for social science
20P3 10C4
March 19, 2017

English
I agree with your comments. thank you
March 19, 2017

English
Absurdism is the attempt to show the ________ of the human condition. silliness seriousness uniqueness hopelessness my answer is the last one
March 19, 2017

English
thank you
March 19, 2017

English
Scientists report (1) that creatures living in the deep sea are in danger of starving to death. The underlined part of sentence 1 is what kind of clause? adverbial clause adjectival clause noun clause Independent clause My answer is independent because if you remove the word ...
March 19, 2017

math
75% = 3/4 He gave 42 to Joe
March 19, 2017

math
I'm assuming your asking how many did Keith get? 56*3/4=42 Leon gave to Joe 42*2/7=12 Joe gave to Keith 3/4= 75% 2/7=28.6%
March 19, 2017

Calculus
The weight of oil in the tank is w = (20*25? m^3) * (820 kg/m^3) * 9.8 = 4018000?N The center of gravity of the oil is 20m from the top of the tank, so the work required to empty the oil is 4018000? * 20 = 80360000? J Or, using calculus, the weight of oil in a thin layer of ...
March 19, 2017

Physics
Scroll down some here, and all is explained. http://www.insula.com.au/physics/1279/L14.html
March 19, 2017

Math Functions Functions
to shift right by h, replace x with (x-h) to shift up by k, replace y with (y-k) Thus, y-3 = (x-2)^2 shifts y=x^2 right 2 and up 3. Reflecting across an axis changes the sign of the other variable. Thus -y=x^2 reflects y=x^2 across the x-axis. Now see what you can do.
March 19, 2017

math- factoring
If two polynomials are identical, all the coefficients must match. So, a = 2 b = -13 c = 21
March 19, 2017

Math
(5?3,5)+(0,-4) = (5?3,1)
March 19, 2017

Math
in standard form, you have x^2+4x - 4(y^2-6y) = 28 x^2+4x+4 - 4(y^2-6y+9) = 28+4-4*9 (x+2)^2 - 4(y-3)^2 = -4 (y-3)^2 - (x+2)^2/4 = 1 Now use that with your standard properties of hyperbolas. check with this: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=hyperbola+(y-3)%5E2+-+(x%2B2)%...
March 19, 2017

Math
|p| = ?(42^2+35^2) = 7?(6^2+5^2) tan? = 35/42 = 5/6
March 19, 2017

Math
.075x + .12(5000-x) = 819
March 19, 2017

Physics
(10cos37,-10sin37)+(-14,0) = (-6,-6)
March 19, 2017

Advanced Functions
look at the differences. 1st: -0.2, -0.6, -1.0, -1.2, ... 2nd: -0.4, -0.4, -0.4, ... so, look for a linear relationship between y and x^2: y = 3-5x^2 fits pretty well, at least at first
March 19, 2017

Math
cos(2x) = 1 - 2sin^2(x) now just use your numbers.
March 19, 2017

Math
A. 32.65+(38.4-25) = ? B. 32.65+(x-25) = 50.15
March 19, 2017

numerical methods in finance
Just plug in your formula. If you have trouble with that, youtube has several videos showing examples.
March 19, 2017

math
small = 47/22 - 1/2 large = small + 40/11 small = 36/22 large = 116/22
March 19, 2017

Geometry
it is easy to show that ?NOD ? ?MOB check out vertical angles and recall that the diagonals bisect each other.
March 19, 2017

Math
y = 550 * 0.948^t
March 19, 2017

Math
recall that the sum of two adjacent angles is 180, so ...
March 19, 2017

Math 120
(3990-1890)/3990
March 19, 2017

Maths
clearly, P(3k) Q(2k)
March 19, 2017

Math
review the cot(x) function: h cot30 - h cot45 = 1
March 19, 2017

Math
tan? = 9/3 and try proofreading what you type. It's a mess.
March 19, 2017

calculus
what, you can't just plug in the 6 values of t? Even after the explicit example given? No calculus needed here, just basic algebra!
March 19, 2017

Maths
gotta be (d) since the point spread does not change
March 19, 2017

Math
o = 3s o+3 = 2+2(s+3) Olivia is 15
March 19, 2017

Math
construct a 60° angle AOB Bisect it. Measure out the hypotenuse and mark A. Construct the perpendicular to OB.
March 19, 2017

College Algebra
P(t) = 15.1*2.06^t
March 19, 2017

Algebra
This is just an extension of finding the line passing through two points. Plug in the points for Ax+By+Cz = 0 and solve for A,B,C.
March 19, 2017

Physics
F = ma constant velocity means a=0
March 18, 2017

Calculus
Huh, you can't figure the dimensions of s square of area A? The maximum area for a given perimeter is a square. The minimum perimeter for a given rectangular area is a square. So, the length and width would both be ?A But, since you seem to be taking calculus, look at the ...
March 18, 2017

Calculus
a square
March 18, 2017

algebra
hint: 24 = 5*5 - 1
March 18, 2017

Linear algebra
Clearly you did not continue reading to the section where it showed how to find Q1 and Q2.
March 18, 2017

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