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Algebra 1
Say x is the number of boxes sold in week 1, then: Boxes in week 1: x Boxes in week 2: x + 5 Boxes in week 3: 2x + 10 Total boxes = 4x + 15 4x + 15 = 431 x = 104 So in week 1 there was sold x = 104 in week 2: x + 5 = 109 in week 3: 2x + 10 = 218
October 24, 2012

Algebra 1
integer 1 = a integer 2 = b b-a = 1 (b is one more than a) b-7 = 2*a (b is seven more than two times a) a = b-1 b-7 = 2*(b-1) b-7 = 2b-2 b = -5 so a should be -6 answer is C)
October 24, 2012

Chemistry
Dear sir, madam, I am having a little problem with the solution my chemistry book gives on the following problem: We have a person whose body vitamine C concentration decays according to the following formula: 1500*0,974^t. Question A is no problem, but then question B: "...
October 17, 2012

Math
angle ABC ~= angle ACB BD perpendicular AC The sum fo the three angles in any triangle is 180 degree. Prove: mangle CBD = 1/2 mangle BAC
October 14, 2012

Math
ÚABC ~= ÚACB BD perpendicular AC The sum fo the three angles in any triangle is 180 degree. Prove: mÚCBD = 1/2 mÚBAC
October 14, 2012

PHY 101
A 0.425-kg blue bead slides on a frictionless, curved wire, starting from rest at point where h = 1.50 m. At point , the blue bead collides elastically with a 0.675-kg green bead at rest. Find the maximum height the green bead rises as it moves up the wire. PLEASE HELP I HAVE...
October 6, 2012

science
What happens when you burn magnesium metal using the big idea of energy?
October 6, 2012

math
If μ = 500 and σ =10, z = -3.0 falls how many points below the mean?
October 2, 2012

baking
I dont have any choices that why i cant find it.
September 25, 2012

baking
when making french doughnuts the paste is piped into rings onto _____ _____ and is then lowered into the fat.
September 25, 2012

Physics
Vector , which is directed along an x axis, is to be added to vector , which has a magnitude of 5.0 m. The sum is a third vector that is directed along the y axis, with a magnitude that is 5.5 times that of . What is the magnitude of ?
September 17, 2012

AP Physics
A monkey is hanging from a branch located exactly 24 meters along the ground from the hunter. The monkey is 14 meters above the ground. The hunter aims directly at the monkey and fires a water balloon at the monkey just as the monkey releases his grip. The balloon has an ...
September 15, 2012

physics
A child operating a radio-controlled model car on a dock accidentally steers it off the edge. The car's displacement 0.58 s after leaving the dock has a magnitude of 7.1 m. What is the car's speed at the instant it drives off the edge of the dock?
September 15, 2012

physics
Stones are thrown horizontally with the same velocity from the tops of two different buildings. One stone lands twice as far from the base of the building from which it was thrown as does the other stone. Find the ratio of the height of the taller building to the height of the...
September 15, 2012

Math
1/2x+1/2=y
September 13, 2012

physics
A golf ball is dropped from rest from a height of 8.20 m. It hits the pavement, then bounces back up, rising just 5.40 m before falling back down again. A boy then catches the ball when it is 1.40 m above the pavement. Ignoring air resistance, calculate the total amount of ...
September 8, 2012

Math
Find the pattern and fill in the blank. 94 26 ___ 14 10
August 27, 2012

Spanish
Will you please check my grammar? Thanks! In a one-page, typed essay, describe what you would do if you were the governor of your state (or mayor of your city). Include what you would do regarding three separate issues of importance in your state (or town). Si yo fuera el ...
August 19, 2012

Math/physics
Known factors-weight 105 g---speed at start 60 mph---distance traveled 70 yds. Questions ,what is the rate of decelleration?, At what yard marker does it decellate to 35 mph For each 5 feet higher from start - how much farther does it travel. Thank you for your help, Tom
July 28, 2012

physics
the problem stated that the rod has expanded 1/4 its volume. I am looking for the heat supplied that has made its volume expand. please help :D
July 3, 2012

physics
How much heat is needed to be supplied to a 3.5 kg cylindrical rod if its volume changes by 1/4 of its original size? Assume that it is initially at 20K and that c = 2 cal/g.C and α = 8x10^2/C
July 3, 2012

physics
A 4.7 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 0.50 kg block of wood resting on a frictionless table. The block, which is attached to a horizontal spring, retains the bullet and moves forward, compressing the spring. The block-spring system goes into SHM with a frequency of 8.0 ...
June 28, 2012

Physics
What is the maximum theoretical efficiency of a steam engine operating between 60°C and 410°C?
June 27, 2012

Calculus
y=cos3x(sin^3)x
June 17, 2012

Calculus
derivative of y=tan^3(x)
June 17, 2012

Calculus
evaluate the limit: lim cos(x + pi/2)/x x->0
June 17, 2012

Calculus
Find the vector and scalar equations of the plane containing the line r=(3,5,1)+t(-2,3,1) and the point (1,2,3)
June 16, 2012

Physics
so 0.398/1.26 × 10^–6 m2=3.16x10^-7Pa
June 5, 2012

Physics
In a classroom demonstration, a 79.2-kg physics professor lies on a “bed of nails.” The bed consists of a large number of evenly spaced, relatively sharp nails mounted in a board so that the points extend vertically outward from the board. While the professor is ...
June 5, 2012

chem
If the density of copper is 8.92 g/ml what is the % error?
May 30, 2012

math
The exchange rate of U.S. dollars to British pound's is .63 you have \$4000 to convert to British pounds. How many British pounds will you receive?
May 27, 2012

MATH HELP
A committee of 5 people is to be selected from student council. Council has 6 boys and 7 girls. What is the probability that the committee will have at least 3 boys? *** If you can show work that would be helpful (OPTIONAL)*** THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
May 24, 2012

MATH
A committee of 5 people is to be selected from student council. Council has 6 boys and 7 girls. What is the probability that the committee will have at least 3 boys? *** If you can show work that would be helpful (OPTIONAL)*** THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
May 24, 2012

Physics(work and energy)
but if i do that,then does it mean that i only supply 49000J to only overcome the work done agaist friction?
May 20, 2012

Physics(work and energy)
A cannon ball is fired so that it hits the wall at the top of a 10m tower.If the energy needed to destroy the wall is 49000 F and the mass of the cannon ball is 10 k, the minimum initial velocity of the cannon ball required to break the tower wall is A 100 m/s b 200 m/s c 300 ...
May 20, 2012

physics
A cat walks along a uniform plank that is 4 m long and has a mass of 7 kg. The plank is supported by two sawhorses, one 0.44 m from the left end of the board and the other 1.5 m from its right end. When the cat reaches the right end, the plank just begins to tip. What is the ...
May 20, 2012

physics
A trained dolphin leaps from the water with an initial speed of 12 m/s. It jumps directly towards a ball held by the trainer a horizontal distance of 5.50 m away and a vertical distance of 4.10 m above the water. In the absence of gravity the dolphin would move in a straight ...
May 20, 2012

Lisa Kane borrowed \$8000 on an 8% 60 day note. After 15 days, Lisa paid \$2000 on the note. On day 45, Lisa paid \$1000 on the note. What is the total interest and ending balance due by the U.S. rule? Use ordinary interest.
May 19, 2012

Chemistry
The highest positive oxidation number that chlorine can exhibit an any compound is +7, whereas its most negative oxidation number is -1. Write the electron configuration of chlorine and explain why these are limiting oxidation numbers for chlorine.
May 13, 2012

Algebra
The body mass index I can be used to determine an individuals risk for heart disease. An index less than 25 indicates low risk. the formula for body mass index is I=700w/H^. W=weight and H=height, Jeromine is 67 inches tall. What weights will keep his body mass index between ...
May 11, 2012

math
3/8 = .375 3/8<1 1% = .01 3/8%= .00375 .00375*\$800= \$3
May 7, 2012

math
13000/20000=(1-0.04t) (13000/20000)-1=-0.04t [(13000/20000)-1]/-0.04=t t=8.75
May 7, 2012

physics
Thanks Elena
May 7, 2012

physics
An electron enters a region where there is a magnetic field with a strength of 0.5 T which points out of the page (electron has an initial speed of 150 m/sec and is moving to the left). Describe motion of charge in an magnetic field (In particular, what is the shape of the ...
May 7, 2012

English
What are the parts for the sentence "How many players are on a team?"
April 30, 2012

Stats
A manufacturer wants to increase the absorption capacity of a sponge. Based on past data, the average sponge could absorb 3.5 ounces. After the redesign, the absorption amounts of a sample of sponges were (in ounces): 4.1, 3.7, 3.3, 3.5, 3.8, 3.9, 3.6, 3.8, 4.0, and 3.9. What ...
April 29, 2012

Calculus 2 correction
I just wanted to see if my answer if correct the integral is: ∫(7x^3 + 2x - 3) / (x^2 + 2) when I do a polynomial division I get: ∫ 7x ((-12x - 3)/(x^2 + 2)) dx so then I use u = x^2 + 2 du = 2x dx 1/2 du = x dx = ∫7x - 12/2∫du/u - 3/1∫1/u = (7x^2...
April 27, 2012

Math
A bag of 12 white marbles and 1/3 red marbles and 2/5 blue marbles what is the total marbles in the bag?
April 20, 2012

Algebra 2
Abelardo wants to create several different 7-character screen names. He wants to use arrangements of the first 3 letters of his first name(abe, followed by arrangements of 4 digits in 1984, the year of his birth. How many different screen names can he create in this way? A.72 ...
April 16, 2012

Physics
the wind blows with a force of 425N north on a sail boat, while the water exerts a force of 325N west on the sailboat. Find the magnitude and direction of the net external force on the sailboat.
April 9, 2012

equation
4x + 3(29-x) = 100 please show work
April 3, 2012

Trig.
0 greater or equal to t greater or equal to 1.6
April 1, 2012

physics
A 4.5 cm tall object is placed 20 cm in front of a spherical mirror. It is desired to produce a virtual image that is upright and 3.5 cm tall. (a) What type of mirror should be used? concave mirror convex mirror (b) Where is the image located? (Your answer should be positive ...
March 25, 2012

science
If the greatest potential energy is 100J will the kinetic energy of the object ever reach 100J?
March 20, 2012

chemistry
If you have 4.90 moles of Ba, how many liters of N2 would you have at STP?
March 17, 2012

physics
Two blocks, A and B (with mass 50 kg and 100 kg, respectively), are connected by a string, as shown in the figure below. The pulley is frictionless and of negligible mass. The coefficient of kinetic friction between block A and the incline is &#956;k = 0.28. Determine the ...
March 15, 2012

math - calculus
The above answer is incorrect.. everything is right except v=9pi(h) differentiate both sides. gives you... dv/dt=9pi dh/dt 9/9pi= dh/dt. dh/dt= 1/pi
March 12, 2012

chemistry
The urine excreted by an adult patient over 24 hours was collected and diluted to give 2.000L sample. at ph 10 EDTA FORMS 1:1 COMPLEX WITH BOTH Mg2+ and Ca2+ and after buffering at this pH a 10mL aliquot of the sample required 26.81mL of 0.003474M EDTA for titration The ...
March 12, 2012

math
I think I got it....11 weeks
March 11, 2012

math
Thanks for your help but I still don't get it
March 11, 2012

math
john has a 25 gallon fish tank. John filled his fish tank today with 24 gallons of water. the water evaporates at a rate of 1.5 gallons per week week. John adds 2 gallons to the tank every other week. At which of the following times will the tank contain 17.5 gallons? a. ...
March 11, 2012

Organic Chemistry
How do you synthesize methysulfonyl benzene from Benzene?
March 10, 2012

ALGERBRA
Patricia owned so many posters that she decided to sell 63 of them to her friends. After selling the posters, she still had 172 left. Write and solve an equation to find the number of posters p Patricia had originally
March 8, 2012

physics
A mass m at the end of a spring vibrates with a frequency of 0.87 Hz. When an additional 602 g mass is added to m, the frequency is 0.59 Hz. What is the value of m?
March 7, 2012

algebra
Normally the largest area is enclosed by a square but this is only when the perimeter is 4 sides. In this problem the barn is the forth side with the 80 ft of fence used for only three sides. The complication is that the barn can contribute any lenght for its side. So the barn...
March 5, 2012

geom/trig
A 40 ft ladder leans against a wall so the base of the ladder is 11 feet away from the base of the wall . What angle does the ladder make with the wall?
March 5, 2012

Math
hello i need help for derivative: ( sin x ) / ( cos x ) thanks for your help
March 5, 2012

chem 2
What is the pH of a solution that consists of 0.50M H2C6H6O6(ascorbic acid) and 0.75M NaHC6H6O6(sodium ascorbate)? for ascorbic acid, Ka=6.8x10-5
March 3, 2012

Stats
Explain how to calculate margin of error. What effect does increasing your sample size have on the margin of error? What effect does it have on the confidence level? What effect does it have on the confidence interval?
March 2, 2012

Statistics
Explain how to calculate margin of error. What effect does increasing your sample size have on the margin of error? What effect does it have on the confidence level? What effect does it have on the confidence interval?
March 1, 2012

physics
A cylindrical object of volume V is immersed completely in a liquid.  is the density of the object and L is the density of the liquid. Write the expression for the buoyant force on the object, using these terms.
February 28, 2012

math
February 28, 2012

physics
A 1289 Hz sound from the speaker enters a tube at point A. It then takes two paths, ACD or ABD. Minimum sound is heard when ACD has a length of 94.2 cm and ABD has a length of 41.0 cm. The length of ACD is slowly increased until the point of maximum loudness is found when ACD ...
February 26, 2012

chemistry
You are a chemist requested to review and analyse certain debris found on thebottom of aboot found in a crime scene. The debris contains metal fragments. If you identify the metal fragments---it will help the detctive identify the locations traveled by the person who did the ...
February 26, 2012

chemistry
a large 1.5 x 10^6liter tank contains water polluted with lead (II) nitrate at a molarity concentraion of 2.5 x 10^-6 M to the tank, you add 59.7 liters of 0.075 M potasium chloride solution. did you add enough potassium chloride to remove all the lead(II) ions out of the ...
February 26, 2012

Thank you very much for correcting this-we're just learning this and I never thought it would be so difficult to do a conversation-thank you again
February 26, 2012

Thank you for doing that
February 26, 2012

We had to write a conversation in Spanish between a clerk and me wanting to buy pants I wanted them to be loose and I had to pay in cash Could you please check La dependienta: ¿En qué puedo servirle señor? La clienta: Busco los pantalones negro pero estos ...
February 26, 2012

physics
A 1093 kg van, stopped at a traffic light, is hit directly in the rear by a 715 kg car traveling with a velocity of +2.38 m/s. Assume that the transmission of the van is in neutral, the brakes are not being applied, and the collision is elastic. What is the final velocity of ...
February 26, 2012

CHEM
2) we know that gold is the thing we want.so use a method to have reaction with zinc but not gold. Hydrochloric acid is a good example. then use filter and filter paper to filter the gold out 3)AgCl is insoluble in water which is white in colour.its the white precipitate
February 26, 2012

physics
A 2.80 kg steel ball strikes a massive wall at 12.8 m/s at an angle of alpha = 50.9° with the plane of the wall. It bounces off with the same speed and angle. If the ball is in contact with the wall for 0.156 s, what is the magnitude of the average force exerted on the ...
February 24, 2012

physics
Two men pushing a stalled car generate a net force of +698 N for 7.37 s. What is the final momentum of the car?
February 23, 2012

American History
February 23, 2012

biology
Which nutrient functions BOTH as an enzymatic cofactor and as a stabilizer of ribosomes and nucleic acids? a) potassium b) phosphorus c) calcium d) Magnesium Thanks for your help!!
February 20, 2012

physics
A 690 kg elevator starts from rest. It moves upward for 2.56 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.84 m/s. What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? What is the power of the elevator motor during an upward cruise with ...
February 20, 2012

geometry
what equation represents the relationship of perimeter of a square varies directly as the length of it's side ?
February 18, 2012

pennfoster
Which of the following sentences contains a verb in the simple past tense? A. I was working overtime for about six months. B. She would like to join us. C. We helped Joan to pack her things. D. Jenna has driven this route multiple times
February 15, 2012

Physics
Hillary stands directly in front of speaker S1 and walks straight away (down on the page) What is the first distance (measured from S1) at which she will hear minimum loudness? Speed of sound is 341 m/s and the frequency of the sound is 496 Hz. The speakers are 2.07 m apart. ...
February 9, 2012

chemistry
the amount of heat when 65g of water at 100c until it cools to 37c
February 1, 2012

Physics
For finding Power, that's where I'll use 13kJ / 37,83 sec. right? = 343.64 watts.
January 31, 2012

Physics
so I was supposed to do Fres. X distance for 1 J = 1N*m. I had mixed the previous formulas up, I had the W for watts instead of Work. So my final answer for the work of the air resistance is actually 26N*500m = 13,000 J or 13 kJ. is that correct?
January 31, 2012

Physics
I just wanted to be sure if I got the answer right 1. Jenny (75 kg) goes on a ski trip. She goes down a slope that's inclined at 15*. Her drag coefficient is 0.300, the area of contact with the air is 0.750 m^2 and the air density is 1,31 kg/m^3. The coefficient of kinetic...
January 31, 2012

chemistry
A 100.0 gram sample of iron at 80.0 degrees Celsius was placed in 150 grams of water at 20.5 degrees Celsius. What was the final temperature when thermal equilibrium was reached?
January 31, 2012

chemistry
At 22 degrees Celsius and a pressure of 755 mm Hg, an unknown gas was found to have a density of 4.52 g/L. When analyzed, the gas was found to consist of two elements: Boron at 78.1% and Hydrogen at 21.9%. What is the molecular formula of this unknown gas?
January 31, 2012

Physics
Wrote the name and subject bad in the other post, sry:: Hello, this is the last question that I can't seem to be able to solve: 1. Jenny (75 kg) goes on a ski trip. She goes down a slope that's inclined at 15*. The drag coefficient of Jenny is 0.300, the surface of ...
January 27, 2012

calculus
Let f(x)=(x^2)+x+14. What is the value of f(x) for which the tangent line to the graph of y=f(x) is parallel to the x-axis?
January 26, 2012

Algebra 2
Dawn is writing a computer program to find the salaries of her employees after their annual raise. The percentage of increase is represented by p in the program. Marty's salary is \$23,450 now. Write a polynomial to represent Marty's salary in one year and one to ...
January 12, 2012

physics
A particle is displaced from the point ( 4 m, 12 m ) to the point ( 9 m, 1 m ) in 30 seconds. Calculate the direction (with respect to the positive x axis) of its average velocity vector.
December 30, 2011

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