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July 30, 2015

Total # Posts: 716

**math**

How much would it cost to pour a concrete slab for a patio 14 feet by 16 feet and 6" thick if cost is $80 per cubic yard. I know 27cubic feet equals 1 cubic yard, so do I take 14*16 *27 or??
*January 23, 2008*

**Geometry**

A mailing tube is 25" long with a diameter of 4". What is the volume of a similar tube that has a diameter 50% larger than the original tube? So, the new tubes diameter would be 6. So to figure the volume do i take 3.14 *36 or??
*January 23, 2008*

**math**

the sum of two #'s is 17. there product is 72. what are the 2 numbers?
*January 22, 2008*

**Math**

Barney goes to the bank with 1000 - $1 bills and 10 paper bags. His instructions to the teller are to place the bills in the bags in such a way that when he returns later, he can request any amount of money from $1 to $1000 and the teller must be able to give him the money ...
*January 18, 2008*

**Geometry**

A trapezoid has an area of 128in2(inches squared), height of 32in, and one base is 5 inches. What is the length of the other base? How do I figure this?
*January 17, 2008*

**math**

yes, but how do I find out what is in each of the 10 bags.
*January 17, 2008*

**Geometry**

A pair of complimentary angles have measure x* (star equals degree) and x*(again star equals degree) + 8*. What is the measure of the smaller angle? the problems looks like x* and x*+8* AGAIN THE stars stand for degree. I think the answer is 6, but not sure how.
*January 17, 2008*

**Math**

I don't understand. It looks like it adds up to more than $1000. How much would be in each bag?
*January 17, 2008*

**Math**

Here is the question/problem. Barney goes to the bank with 1000 -$1 bills and 10 paper bags. His instructions to the teller are to plcae the bills in the bags in such a way that when he returns later, he can request any amount of money from $1 to $1000 and the teller must be ...
*January 17, 2008*

**Math**

How do I find the next number in the patter, 5,11,29,83,245 ? I think it's 454, but not sure how to figure it
*January 17, 2008*

**Math**

Is there a way I can draw a figure to send?
*January 17, 2008*

**Math**

Is there a way to draw a picture to get help with values in a rectangle or other shapes
*January 17, 2008*

**Geometry**

I have a quadilateral with the following values x-25, x+25, x-30 and the 4th angle is a 90degree and I'm supposed to find what x equals. any ideas how to figure x?
*January 17, 2008*

**Math**

I need to find the length of the missing side of a triange that has a side of 24 and another 10. (hint is to use a(squared) + b(squared) = c(squared) would it be 56?
*January 17, 2008*

**science**

an animal without a backbone is called a? an animal with a backbone is called a?
*January 14, 2008*

**Math**

ABCD * 4 = DCBA
*December 7, 2007*

**Math**

How do I solve for the missing letters in the following:? ABCD X 4 ______ DCBA (the 4 is listed under the D and it appears to be done as a mult. problem?
*December 7, 2007*

**Math**

I'm trying to enter this so it shows up to what I need, but I need to know how to solve for the missing Letters: ABCD X 4 ---- DCBA It reads ABCD times 4 and the 4 is under the D.
*December 6, 2007*

**Math**

Where do I start for this question. What is the most amount of money--all coins but no dollar coins--that you could have in your pocket and still not be able to give exact change for a dollar, a half dollar, a quarter, a dime or a nickel?
*December 6, 2007*

**science**

why is seattle warmer than chicago in january, but cooler than chicago in july?
*November 28, 2007*

**Geometry**

So none of these form a triangle right? Or are you saying no that it's not a trick question.
*November 27, 2007*

**Geometry**

I have 4 different examples that contain 3 numbers that I need to know if the 3 numbers in each set will form a triangle. 5,2,8 7,8,14 6,6,12 7,9,15 If the sum of the sides of a triangle must equal 180 than the answer is no to all. Right? But I think this is a trick question. ...
*November 27, 2007*

**Geometry**

so if I use Isosolese and acute that would be naming by the angle (acute) and Isosolese (sides)
*November 27, 2007*

**Geometry**

What does it mean to name a triangle by its sides and by its angles? I know isosolese, acute, right, etc. are examples of angles, what are examples of names by the sides?
*November 27, 2007*

**Geometry**

An Isosceles triangle has a 96degree angle. What are the measures of the other 2 angles? Do all triangles have to add up to 180degrees? If so, than this isn't possible because an isosceles triangle has 2 sides the same length. Correct?
*November 27, 2007*

**Math Calculus**

Ok thanks Reiny, I was able to solve (1.1),(2.2),(4) However I cant think of a way to solve (2) and (3), could you help me out? For (2) I dont know how to develope the formula to find the derivative since both sides are given and so is the rate. My only assumption is that the ...
*November 21, 2007*

**Math Calculus**

Ok for the last (1 and 2) I was able to do this 1) V = (1/3) π h³ dv/ dt = 1/3 π 3h² dh/dt dv/ dt = π h² dh/ dt dv/dt = rate sand is being dumped = 1.2m³ / minute 1.2 = π 3² dh/dt dh / dt = 1.2 / 9π = .0425 m/ minute 2) ...
*November 21, 2007*

**Math Calculus**

Hi, can anyone please help me solving these problems? any help will be greatly appreciated 1-If a tank holds 1000L of water, which takes an hour to drain from the bottom in the tank, then the volume V of water remaining in the tank after t minutes is V=1000(1-t/60)^2 0<=t&...
*November 21, 2007*

**Math**

What % of increase is it from 50 to 60? Do I just divide 50 by 60 which is .8333 and my percent is 8.3%
*November 4, 2007*

**Math**

Find the % of increase or decrease in changing from the first number to the second. 20 to 17 = what % of decrease? How do I figure this? Do I divide first the 20/17 whih equals 1.176 and that is my % of increase 1.18?
*November 4, 2007*

**What's another word for hungry?**

hungry
*October 28, 2007*

**Chemistry**

(2) Fe2(SO4)3+ Ca(OH)2-->Fe(OH)3+CaSO4
*October 25, 2007*

**Writing**

What is the difference between a common noun, proper noun, possessive noun and pronoun?
*October 18, 2007*

**Reading**

Okay, so if I hyphenate it will it make it a proper noun?
*October 18, 2007*

**Reading**

Is lady or lunch lady a proper noun in the following sentence? The lunch lady told me that I had to pay three dollars.
*October 18, 2007*

**Writing**

In the following sentence is I a propernoun? Sometimes I act fickle when I am deciding what to eat or drink.
*October 18, 2007*

**science**

Which plan would grow faster, a plant inside or outside?
*October 15, 2007*

**Language**

Are the nouns in the following sentences-- thing, pop or do I include she and whole and appetite? Would She be a noun also? She usually washed the whole thing down with a quart of pop. She had a big appetite.
*October 10, 2007*

**Language**

are the nouns in the following sentence, toppings, pepperoni, Italian, sausage, black, olives, green, peppers, onions, mushrooms or would I leave out the colors (I think they're adjectives) She always ordered extra toppings, like pepperoni, Italian sausage, black olives, ...
*October 10, 2007*

**Language**

are the nouns in the following sentence kind and cheese? She would eat either kind if it had big gobs of cheese.
*October 10, 2007*

**Language**

What are the nouns in this sentence? She liked thick crusts better than the thin and crispy type, but she wasn't really fussy. Are they: liked, crusts, thin, crispy, type, Or are they just: liked, and crusts. Is type a noun too in that sentence?
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

Jason has a model airplane. The actual propeller for the plane is 12" wide. In Jason's model, the same propeller is 2" wide. What scale is he using--in lowest terms? How do I figure this?
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

Bertha has a cake recipe that requires four cups of flour, four eggs, one cup of sugar, three cups of milk and one teaspoon of vanilla. Bertha discovers that she has only three eggs. If she decides to adjust the recipe accordingly, how much mill will she need? How do I figure ...
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

take 32 divided by 6 than divide the 366 by that?
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

If 6 students holding hands can reach 32 feet, how many students holding hands will it take to reach from one goal post on the football field to the other (a total distance of 366 feet) How would I figure this one out?
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

The train leaves toledo at a speed of 40 mph for 3 1/2 hours until it arrives at it's destination in Indiana. At the same time the train left Toledo, you and Grandma Melba Jean headed out at a speed of 35 mph. How far from the train are you when it arrives it Podunk? If I ...
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

If a 2 lb. piece of steak is sold for $10.88, how much should a 3 lb, 6 oz. piece of steak sell for? Would I take 10.88 divided by 2 than take that times 3.6 to get my answer?
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

(21 x 3) - 18/2 x (-9 x 4) I know to do the parenthesis first. so it would be 63 - 18/2 X -36. do I do the 18 divided by 2 next than times the -36 or do i take 9 (the 18/2) X -36?
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

I typed it wrong it should be 270 miles in 6 hours
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

If Fred drives 720 miles in 6 hours, how far should he drive in 8 hours? (assume he drives at the same speed)
*October 10, 2007*

**Math**

Using the Big G answer the following questions: 248 pints = _______ quarts 520 ounces = __________cups The question is what does the "Big G" mean in math
*October 10, 2007*

**math**

1, 2, 41, 82
*October 10, 2007*

**Government (with answer choices)**

ok just a sec
*October 10, 2007*

**Government (with answer choices)**

Who has the power... (answer can be CONGRESS, HOUSE, SENATE, PRESIDENT, OR SUPREME COURT) 1. make laws 2. veto a legislative measure 3. make treaties 4. declare war 5. declare a law unconstitutional 6. coin money 7. regulate commerce 8. issue an executive order 9. the ...
*October 10, 2007*

**Spanish**

las ruinas?
*October 10, 2007*

**math-Algebra**

1.6
*September 26, 2007*

**math**

4th grade math homework. rounding sums and differences. paper say "round each number to its highest place. then estimate the sum or difference." example says 92 +28= then says round to 90 and 30 to make 120. further down numbers get larger 12646 + 9103= do i round to...
*September 23, 2007*

**math (tiles)**

in a bag there are 7 red tiles,3 blue tiles, and 2 purple tiles. how many and what color tiles would you have to add to the bag so that the propability of picking red is 1/3?
*September 22, 2007*

**Math Riddle**

So we can just going to assume its 2, 3, and, 6?
*September 21, 2007*

**Math Riddle**

Sorry, :) Its late here. So that leaves... 2, 3, and 6? I just wanna know how we can prove the blonde kid cant be 1.
*September 21, 2007*

**Math Riddle**

In a little town in West Michigan lives a math professor, who hears one day that the barber has three children. So, on the next visit to the barber, the professor casually inquires, "I have heard you have three children, is that right?" "Yes!" says the ...
*September 21, 2007*

**math helpp please!!!**

more info?
*September 21, 2007*

**Math**

2, 3, 6 9, 2, 3 So, Im still trying to narrow it down.
*September 21, 2007*

**Math**

The only possible answers I found were 1, 1, 36 1, 2, 18 1, 3, 12 1, 4, 9 1, 6, 6 2, 2, 9 2, 3, 6 2, 4, 4 3, 3, 4 9, 2, 3
*September 21, 2007*

**Math**

In a little town in West Michigan lives a math professor, who hears one day that the barber has three children. So, on the next visit to the barber, the professor casually inquires, "I have heard you have three children, is that right?" "Yes!" says the ...
*September 21, 2007*

**math**

What is a power
*September 11, 2007*

**Calculating Average Atomic Mass**

488.3 repeating
*September 8, 2007*

**math**

what do you call the numbers that cannot be arranged into 2-row arrays?
*September 6, 2007*

**MATH**

73,458 divided by 231 then x by 4 =1,272
*August 28, 2007*

**Pre Algebra**

thanks for the help
*August 28, 2007*

**Pre Algebra**

Can someone give me an example on how to solve a proportion. 6 e -- = -- 25 80
*August 28, 2007*

**math**

explain a little more
*August 28, 2007*

**algebra 2**

1.6 miles x 60 min. 96 miles per hour 400 / 96 = 4hours &10 min.
*August 28, 2007*

**algebra 2**

is that 45 mi/h or 4.5 mi/h
*August 28, 2007*

**Chemistry**

I have a word problem that is driving me crazy, I don't even know where to begin. It goes like this: "A pesticide contains thallium (I) sulfate. By reacting 10.20 grams of the pesticide with excess sodium iodide, 0.1964 grams of thallium (I) iodide is produced by the ...
*August 24, 2007*

**Information on Cambodia**

Hey everyone, At the advice of the Grand Abbot of the Buddhist monestary I have been studying at, I am considering a trip to Cambodia this summer to study under the renown Buddhist teacher Sidhu-Darmya Parakesh. The Grand Abbot believes that Mr. Parakesh may be able to help me...
*May 29, 2007*

**A Buddhist Parable By Me :)**

Hello everyone! A few days ago, I promised I would post a Buddhist koan (or parable) that I wrote so that I could get some feedback on it. Here is the koan: One day the Buddha was going on a long journey, and his disciples were gathered around him. Turning to one of his ...
*May 9, 2007*

**Buddha Story....**

May I post a Buddhist Koan (parable or riddle) that I wrote myself and get a critique of it? I already showed it to some of my Buddhist friends at the Pao Fa Temple and they really liked it. No. It is not homework, and we do homework help, and do that pretty well. We do not do...
*May 7, 2007*

**Buddha....**

Why does Buddha hate me? We are a homework help group that assist students in learning. Your questions are becoming far removed from that goal. If you have questions relating to homework help, we will be happy to assist you. We do not do personal counseling, nor or qualified ...
*May 7, 2007*

**Chemistry**

382.5 x 10 -24
*May 6, 2007*

**A Disturbing Vision of Buddha**

Hello everyone, As you all know, I decided to undertake a Buddhist-style fast this week in order to spend some time meditating and searching for enlightenment. Beginning on Monday and culminating on Wednesday (Wesak, a major Buddhist festival), I spent three days sitting on a ...
*May 5, 2007*

**My Buddhist Dream Has Been Shattered**

Hello everyone... I have some very sad news; my recent Buddhist-style fast has ended in disaster... I will post more details later, as I begin to recover from the trauma of the experience Aww... what happened? I will post later and share what happened.... it was a disturbing ...
*May 5, 2007*

**math**

how would you describe how long a foot is without using numbers from http://www.answers.com/foot "In measurement, any of numerous lineal measures (commonly 9.8 – 13.4 in. [25 – 34 cm]) based on the length of the human foot. It is used exclusively in English-...
*April 30, 2007*

**Conducting a Buddhist-Style Fast**

Hi everyone! In my quest to better understand Buddha and his teachings, I have decided to conduct a three-day fast in the hopes of having an experience of enlightenment. I got permission from my school to take three days off from school this week (Monday-Wednesday), provided ...
*April 29, 2007*

**The Death of Buddha**

Did Buddha die from eating rotten pork or bad mushrooms? I've heard both; what's the historical conclusion on the matter? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here you will find both the short and the long versions! http://www.budsas.org/ebud/ebsut006.htm
*April 28, 2007*

**Buddha Question....**

Does anyone know anything about the Buddhist monk Ummon? I read a koan (a type of Buddhist proverb or riddle) by Ummon that said some pretty harsh things about Buddha. I am wondering why a Chinese Buddhist monk of Ummon's statue would denigrate the founder of his religion ...
*April 28, 2007*

**Please Teach Me More About Buddha!**

How many different "Buddhas" are there in the Tibetan pantheon? How does this differ from Theravada Buddhism? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibetan_Buddhism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theravada_Buddhism Let us know what you think. =) While you read through those ...
*April 27, 2007*

**More About Buddha.....**

I just can't get enough of Buddha.... please give me more information about Buddha and his accomplishments..... what did Buddha eat while he was sitting under the Bodhi Tree? Why is Buddha portrayed as being overweight, anyway? He would have been pretty slim, considering ...
*April 26, 2007*

**Buddha**

I want to learn about BUDDHA Go for it. The internet is a great source of information. You could also do it the old-fashioned way and get a few books on the topic. Here are several sites that will give you information on this topic. http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/BUDDHISM/SIDD.HTM ...
*April 25, 2007*

**math**

samantha wants to find the area of the hallway floor but she does not want to multiply 3 x 14 how could she use decomposition to find the area
*April 25, 2007*

**Blobs....**

I would like to learn more about Blobs. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Are you referring to the Minichip games? Let's begin with a definition: Main Entry: [1]blob Pronunciation: 'bläb Function: noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century...
*April 21, 2007*

**Formal Logic Question**

Please help me work out the following formal logic problem.... Given the premise that whoever smelt it dealt it, does it necessarily follow that whoever dealt it must also have smelt it? No. For it is possible that nobody could have smelt it, yet the dealing was done.
*April 18, 2007*

**dwyer**

how do i start to solve this Harry has a choice of a veggie burge and a regular pizza he can have three toppings his choices are lettuce pickles onions tomatos and sprouts that is five items how many combinations can he have I think i multiply 5 x 3 and get 15 can you tell me ...
*April 17, 2007*

**math**

I need to know of a shape that has 4 sides and 3 vertices. There is no planar figure with 4 sides and 3 vertices. 3 vertices and 3 sides define the minimal planar shape of the triangle. The addition of a 4th side would require 2 additional sides and 1 vertex to create a ...
*April 3, 2007*

**world studies**

what are some of the buildings near the Seattle Space Needle? Check these sites. http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/ci/bu/sk/?id=101046 http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g60878-Activities-c8-Seattle_Washington.html
*February 16, 2007*

**calc**

i need to find the definite integral from 0 to 2|b| of .... x divided by sqrt(x^2 + b^2) dx im having a lot of trouble, thanks in advance Let u = x^2 + b^2 du = 2x dx The integrand becomes (1/2) u^(-1/2) du and the integral of this is u^(1/2) = sqrt(x^2 + b^2) Evaluate this ...
*January 31, 2007*

**math word problem gr 6**

Two mothers and two daughters divided $21 in dollar bills evenly among themselves. Each received an equal number of dollar bills. How could this be? One momma is a grandmother. That makes three folks. Grandmother, daughter, and granddaughter. each one will receive $5.25 This ...
*January 28, 2007*

**Integration of exponents with absolute values**

I cannot for the life of me figure this out. Please help me. How do I integrate the function f(x) = 0.1 * e ^ (-0.2 * |x|) from neg. Infinity to pos. Infinity? I seem to only be able to get 0, but the answer is 1. I think it is the |x| that is throwing me off. Please Hlep! ...
*January 24, 2007*

**calc**

evaluate exactly it's a sigma notation where n=20 k=1 and (1+(-1)^k)
*January 17, 2007*