# Posts by Tom

Total # Posts: 1,408

**math**

a mystery number is bigger than 50 and larger than 100. you can make exactly five different rectangles with the mystery number of tiles. its prime factorization consists of only one prime number. what is the number

*November 14, 2012*

**Physics**

The boom of a crane is 20 m long and is inclined 20ᵒ from the horizontal. A bucket of cement with a mass of 3000 kg is suspended from the upper end of the boom. What is the torque acting on the point where the boom is attached to the crane? A. 5.5 x 105 Nm. B. 3.5 x 105 ...

*November 13, 2012*

**psychometric test**

Hi i have been given an experiment paper on personality, in this we have to come up with an updated version of Eysencks (EPI) questionnaire. This is to measure extroversion only ,we are measuring concurrent validity. Im having difficult in answering the co varibles which is my...

*November 13, 2012*

**Algebra**

help me solve this equation by substitution. y^2− 4x^2 = 7 9y^2+16x^2 = 323

*November 9, 2012*

**chemistry**

ryeng i suppose? this is a very easy question 392.4*10-10= x cm xcm^3= ycm^3 ycm^3* 21.09= mass in grams since face centered unit cell has 4 atoms mass/4, then use the product of that to divide by 1.66*10^-24 = amu your result should be 191.84 amu

*November 8, 2012*

**Chemistry**

How do I change 3,3,4,4,5,5-hexamethyl-1-hexyne into it's molecular formula

*November 8, 2012*

**physics**

the coefficients of static and kinetic friction for stone on wood are, respectively, 0.5 and 0.4. if a 150 kg stone statue is pushed with just enough force to start moving across a wooden floor and the same force continues to act afterward. find the statue’s acceleration.

*November 7, 2012*

**Calc 2**

Use Taylor’s Estimate to bound the error of the n-th order Maclaurin approximation of sin(a), where a 2 [��; ].

*November 3, 2012*

**home economics**

a firm produces 20 units of output at a market price of #5, a marginal cost of $5, and an average cost of $3. what is the firms economic profit and is the firm maiximizing its economic profit. Is the formula market price-average cost x quantity 20?

*November 2, 2012*

**physics**

For a glass lens submerged in water (n=1.33), the critical angle of incidence at which total internal reflection begins to happen is 60.1 degrees. What is the index of refraction of the glass?

*November 2, 2012*

**physics**

A thin uniform rod (length = 1.4 m, mass = 2.5 kg) is pivoted about a horizontal, frictionless pin through one end of the rod. (The moment of inertia of the rod about this axis is 1/3 ML2.) The rod is released when it makes an angle of 45° with the horizontal. What is the ...

*October 31, 2012*

**physics**

A 67.5 kg hoop rolls along a horizontal floor so that its center of mass has a speed of 0.090 m/s. How much work must be done to stop it?

*October 30, 2012*

**physics**

What force must be applied to push a carton weighing 350 N up a 19° incline, if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45? Assume the force is applied parallel to the incline and the velocity is constant. (Enter the magnitude of the force.)

*October 30, 2012*

**physics**

What force must be applied to push a carton weighing 350 N up a 19° incline, if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45? Assume the force is applied parallel to the incline and the velocity is constant. (Enter the magnitude of the force.)

*October 29, 2012*

**physics**

What force must be applied to push a carton weighing 350 N up a 19° incline, if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45? Assume the force is applied parallel to the incline and the velocity is constant. (Enter the magnitude of the force.)

*October 29, 2012*

**Physics- Elena please help!!!!**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/ min. When switched off, it rotates through 41.0 revolutions before coming to rest. (a) Find the angular speed in rad/s. (b) Find the displacement in radians. (c) Find the constant angular ...

*October 29, 2012*

**physics**

What force must be applied to push a carton weighing 350 N up a 19° incline, if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45? Assume the force is applied parallel to the incline and the velocity is constant. (Enter the magnitude of the force.)

*October 29, 2012*

**Math**

If 7x + 5 = -2, find the value of 8x.

*October 25, 2012*

**Math**

If 7x + 5 = -2, find the value of 8x.

*October 25, 2012*

**eco365**

You should be ashamed of yourselve

*October 24, 2012*

**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*

**Physics**

Beeef

*October 23, 2012*

**Physical Science**

630J

*October 22, 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: mangle CBD = 1/2 mangle BAC

*October 14, 2012*

**Math**

ÚABC ~= ÚACB BD perpendicular AC The sum fo the three angles in any triangle is 180 degree. Prove: mÚCBD = 1/2 mÚBAC

*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 don't 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*

**Business Finance**

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 μk = 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**

Answer is b.50

*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*

**Spanish-Please check**

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*

**Spanish-Please check**

Thank you for doing that

*February 26, 2012*

**Spanish-Please check**

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*