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August 21, 2014

Posts by Terra


Total # Posts: 56

math
a carpenter has a wooden stick that is 84 centimeters long.then she cuts of 25% from the end of the stick.then she cuts the remaining into 6 equal pieces.what is the length of each piece?
January 14, 2014

biology - environmental
How does the edge (shoreline) of a marsh/wetland affect the wetland? Would it be better for the wetland to have a round or broken shoreline? Are coves, peninsulas and islands important to have? How does the shape affect wave action and exposure to wind?
April 6, 2013

math
the actual sales for the last four years have been 24 units,30units,23units and 27 units what is the average number of units you can expect to sell next month?
March 30, 2013

Chemistry
You have a 100mL cylinder containing 40mL of water. A cube measures 2cm on each side is lowered into the cylinder. What is the new volume reading of the cylinder?
February 2, 2013

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals
This is where I believe I have found my error. This was my work: 23.9 _______ 3) 71.80 - 69 ______ 28 -27 ____ 10 -9 ____ 1 I have been caught in a place where I am stuck; doomed to repeat the same 23.999...pattern so I do I round it up to_______ or-?
November 7, 2012

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals
Okay. I have tried dividing but was unsure of my result. I have now found my error and will redo my division. Then I will let you see my process of what I have done.
November 7, 2012

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals
Sam and 3 friends ate lunch at Red Lobster. They decided to split the bill evenly. The total bill was $71.80. How much was each person's share? *Note: Please do not just give me the answer, but also show me how said answer was achieved and the steps to take to get there. ...
November 7, 2012

economics
What gives the U.S. government the right to collect taxes?
October 23, 2012

economics
What does the curved line represent in the graph?
October 23, 2012

Statistics
And by .9 I definitely meant n.....haha
January 12, 2012

Statistics
Never mind, got it. If anyone wants to know how to get it though... 1.5/(sq root of .9)=.01 Solve the equation, then square each side. Answer=225
January 12, 2012

Statistics
The level of nitrogen oxides (NOX) in the exhaust of a particular car model varies with mean 0.9 grams per mile and standard deviation 0.15 grams per mile . (a) What sample size is needed so that the standard deviation of the sampling distribution is 0.01 grams per mile ?
January 12, 2012

calculus
Show that tan^3(x)-8(tan^2(x))+17(tan(x)0-8 = 0 has a root in [0.5, 0.6]. Apply the Bisection Method twice to find an interval of length 0.025 containing this root. I have NO idea where to go with that equals 0 part...I could figure it without it but that throws me off ...
October 24, 2011

calculus
using the intermediate value theorum, prove that arctanx = arccosx has a solution. i've gotten that the domain of arctanx is -pi/2 to pi/2 but i'm not sure where to go from here...can i move the arccosx to the left? when i do that, i can't figure f(pi/2) though..i...
October 24, 2011

calculus
of the equation that i put... sqrt(x+s)=(1/x)+(1/s) you have to take the derivative of both sides but i'm getting stuck
October 16, 2011

calculus
find the derivative with respect to x: sqrt(x+s) = (1/x) + (1/s)
October 16, 2011

calculus
Please help me find the derivative of f(x) = x^(2^x) I got to ln(f(x)) = 2^x(lnx) but now I'm stuck..
October 11, 2011

calc
Using Ohm's Law (V=IR), where units are volts, amperes, and ohms, and V is a constant 12, calculate: a) The average rate of change of I with respect to R for the interval from R=8 to R=8.1 b) The rate of change of R with respect to I when I = 1.5
October 6, 2011

Chemistry
Volume = length x width x height (units)^3
October 3, 2011

calc
how do i find the derivative of 16^(sinx)
October 3, 2011

science
if i have a Km of 9.78 x 10^-3, is that a relatively high Km, and therefore a low affinity for an enzyme?
October 2, 2011

calc
find derivative using limit definition: f(x) = x - sqrt(x) so f'(x) = lim h->0 [f(x+h) - f(x)]/h but I keep trying to solve by multiplying by the conjugate but I can't figure it out..there's nothing that can be cancelled or anything and I can't get the ...
September 26, 2011

math
ahh sorry that was supposed to be a new question. i need help with both though hahah, so pleaseee help me! i know derivatives but not in these contexts.
September 26, 2011

math
Some studies suggest that kidney mass K in mammals (in kilograms) is related to body mass m (in kilograms) by the approximate formula K = .007m^(0.85). Calculate dK/dm at m = 68. Then calculate the derivative with respect to m of the relative kidney-to-mass ratio K/m at m = 68.
September 26, 2011

math
find derivative using limit definition: f(x) = x - sqrt(x) so f'(x) = lim h->0 [f(x+h) - f(x)]/h but I keep trying to solve by multiplying by the conjugate but I can't figure it out..there's nothing that can be cancelled or anything and I can't get the ...
September 26, 2011

chemistry
would aromatic rings be acidic or basic? they don't really have anything to lose or any spots to gain...
September 20, 2011

math
Yes, he said that the one with one arrow means "if and only if" and then the other one, I have no clue. And I feel like he changes when he uses them so I'm confused hahah. I would just use and equals sign.
September 20, 2011

math
My teacher makes us use this: => and <=> to symbolize the steps we use to find our answers, but I don't understand the difference. Can someone please explain it?
September 20, 2011

calc - limits
I have been trying to figure out these limit problems and I get stuck on trying to move the function around to make it possible to solve. The first one is: lim sinx - cosx / tanx - 1 x--> (pi/4) All I've gotten so far is to replace tanx with sinx/cosx but I don't ...
September 19, 2011

math
Show that the following function is continuous only at x=0 : f(x) = x for x rational -x for x irrational
September 15, 2011

math
Estimate the instantaneous rate of change at the point indicated. y(t) = sqrt(3t+1) t=1
September 6, 2011

math
A stone is tossed vertically into the air from ground level with an initial velocity of 15 m/s. Its height at time t is h(t)=15t-4.9t^2. Compute the stone's average velocity over the time interval [0.5, 2.5]. It says the answer is .3, but I keep getting something not close...
September 5, 2011

math
solve for the unknown: 6e^(-4t) = 2
September 4, 2011

math
thank you! :]
September 4, 2011

math
ahh sorry that was supposed to be a separate question.
September 4, 2011

math
solve for the unknown: 6e^(-4t) = 2
September 4, 2011

math
how do you do the following without a calculator: 3 x 4^(1/4) - 12 x 2^(-3/2)
September 4, 2011

math
Simplify by referring to the appropriate triangle or trigonometric identity: cos(arctan(x))
September 2, 2011

math
arcsec(sec(3Π/2))
September 2, 2011

calculus
Show that if a,b does not equal 0, then the line with x-intercept x=a and y-intercept y=b has the equation: x/a + y/b = 1
September 1, 2011

Math
Suppose there is a 10 meter ladder leaning against the wall of a building and the base of the ladder is sliding away from the building at a rate of 3 meters per second. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall when the base of the ladder is 8 meters from the wall?
December 30, 2010

Biology
Should humans strive to preserve a representative sample of all biomes or aquatic zones?
August 25, 2010

Physics
The figure below shows a thin rod, of length L and negligible mass, that can pivot about one end to rotate in a vertical circle. A heavy ball of mass m is attached to the other end. The rod is pulled aside through an angle θ and released. (a) What is the speed of the ball...
July 24, 2010

Physics
Zero, a hypothetical planet, has a mass of 4.0 1023 kg, a radius of 3.0 106 m, and no atmosphere. A 14 kg space probe is to be launched vertically from its surface. (a) If the probe is launched with an initial kinetic energy of 5.0 107 J, what will be its kinetic energy when ...
July 24, 2010

Statistics
Key considerations as Allied develops its strategy for disposing of the case are the probabilities associated with John’s response to an Allied counteroffer of $400,000 and the probabilities associated with the three possible trial outcomes. John will accept a ...
December 19, 2009

Statistics
Suppose that the average grade for all people who take this course in statistics is 83 with a standard deviation of 3.5. If your particular class has an average of 89, can you conclude that your class is better than average at the 90 percent confidence level? Sample size 21. ...
November 17, 2009

Hypothesis
Suppose that the average grade for all people who take this course in statistics is 83 with a standard deviation of 3.5. If your particular class has an average of 89, can you conclude that your class is better than average at the 90 percent confidence level? Identify one or ...
November 16, 2009

Statistics
Suppose that the average grade for all people who take this course in statistics is 83 with a standard deviation of 3.5. If your particular class has an average of 89, can you conclude that your class is better than average at the 90 percent confidence level? Identify one or ...
November 15, 2009

american government
Regulatory capture involves situations in which: a)a bureaucracy is responsive to the interest of the group or corporation that they are supposed to regulate b)bureaucrats make decisions without reference to interest groups, elected officials, or even their own policy views c)...
November 10, 2009

U.S. World History
I need to compare and contrast the ideas and pilosophies of the Federalists and Antifederalists!
October 7, 2009

corporate finance.
At any given time how would the yeild curve facing a AAA-rated company compare with the yield curve for u.s. treasury securities? At any given time how would the yield curve facing a BB-rated company compare with the yield curve u.s. treasury securities. Dr a graph to ...
September 23, 2009

corporate finance.
Suppose you observe the following Maturity 1 year Yield 6.0% Maturity 2 year Yield 6.2% Maturity 3 years Yield 6.4% Maturity 4 years Yield 6.5% Maturity 5 years Yield 6.5% What does the market expect will be teh interest rate on 1yr. securities 1 year from now? What does teh ...
September 23, 2009

7t grade math
just multiply:) 0.45 times 246 = 110.70
September 23, 2009

8th grade
is charles v of the holy roman empire catholic or protestant?
December 7, 2008

Geography
is the netherlands protestant or catholic?
December 7, 2008

Physical Science
A dog is chasing a cat; the cat's velocity is "v". The dog's velocity is directed towards the cat at all times. The dog maintains a constant speed "v". At the instant when the velocity of the dogs "v" and the cats "v" are ...
October 4, 2006

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