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September 24, 2016

Posts by dan

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Critical thinking
I need to explain how this argument could be constructed as circular, the argument is [W]e may observe, that there is no species of reasoning more common, more useful, and even necessary to human life, than that which is derived from the testimony of men, and the reports of ...
November 6, 2015

Philosophy- Critical thinking
U of M? (I've asked the first pat recently) it's a few down, go look at it
November 6, 2015

Critical thinking - Reed?
That is what I meant, thank you for correcting me.
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking - Reed?
You're right, so it should be unacceptable by observation. Good spot!
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking - Reed?
It could also be by testimony, but it is something someone would know by paying attention to news or other stuff like that..
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking - Reed?
Thank you for your help!
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking - Reed?
vi) + xi) Since I myself have not been to Japan and have to rely on looking it up else where wouldn't it be testimony? vii) Could it be acceptable by observation since that it something we have seen ourselves?
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking - Reed?
I have finished my assignment I and would like if someone could look it over and tell me if I'm really off on any points? (i) John will either score 10/10 on the assignment or he will not -Acceptable by observation (ii) David Johnston is Canada’s head of state -...
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking
I need to identify if each premise is acceptable or unacceptable, and for this the conditions of acceptability are acceptable by observation, testimony, authoritative testimony (only use if the premise explicitly refers to an authority), and a priori And the conditions of ...
November 5, 2015

Critical thinking
I need to identify if each premise is acceptable or unacceptable, and for this the conditions of acceptability are acceptable by observation, testimony, authoritative testimony (only use if the premise explicitly refers to an authority), and a priori And the conditions of ...
November 4, 2015

Chemistry
A 18.7 g sample of CaCO3 was treated with aqueous H2SO4 producing calcium sulfate, water and 3.65 g of CO2(g) according to: CaCO3(s) + H2SO4(aq) -> CaSO4(s) + H2O + CO2(g). What was the percent yield of CO2?
October 26, 2015

physics
A sphere of mass 78 kg is attached to one end of a rope as shown in the figure below. It is found that the rope does an amount of work W = 3550 J in pulling the sphere upward through a distance 4.6 m. Find the work done by the force of gravity on the sphere. My work W= -78 * 9...
October 26, 2015

Chemistry
What is the concentration of Fe(III) with a stock concentration of .00025 M in a solution of 1 ml FeCl3 and 9 ml of HCl? 2 ml of FeCl3 and 8 ml of HCl? 3 ml of FeCl3 and 7 ml of HCl? 4 ml of FeCl3 and 6 ml of HCl? 5 ml of FeCl3 and 5 ml of HCl? I got .000025 .00005 .000075 ....
October 25, 2015

Chem
Complete combustion of 8.30 g of a hydrocarbon produced 26.7 g of CO2 and 9.10 g of H2O. What is the empirical formula for the hydrocarbon? My Work: First I tried to find the Amount of C and H in the product... Which I got 1 Mole of Carbon and 2 moles of Hydrogen... Now I'...
October 21, 2015

Science
I have a question from an old exam that I need help to understand, i'm not sure where to start An electron in an electronically excited hydrogen atom undergoes a transition from a 6d to a 2p orbital, resulting in the emission of a photon. The photon strikes a metal surface...
October 15, 2015

Science
I have a metal sheet of indium, and when a uv light with a wavelength of 265 nm is shone on it the surface ejects electrons that have a kinetic energy of 8.31x10^-20 J per ejected electron. I'm asked to find the threshold frequency, I need to know how to find it.
October 15, 2015

5th Grade
the decimal place right after the decimal is the tenths, the next is the hundredth, then thousandths, then ten thousandths, ect, in that pattern, so what is the hundred thousandths place?
October 15, 2015

Language arts
The author of a book is the person who wrote the book, so what is the comparison to the suite.
October 14, 2015

physics
bob is pushing straight down on the box, which is in the direction that the force of gravity is, so the force downwards is equal to 12+mg. Since there is no acceleration in the up/down direction, Fn=Fapplied=Fg
October 14, 2015

physics
W=mg is the equation for weight, so rearrange this equation to find mass, which ends up being W/g=m. 597 N/9.8 m/s^2=?
October 14, 2015

algebra
A particular style of sunglasses costs the retailer $80 per pair. At what price should the retailer mark them so he can sell them at a 20% discount off the selling price and still make 30% profit on his cost?
September 30, 2015

Math
Thank you so much!
September 26, 2015

Math
I realize i need to do "complete the square" and here is what i got... (4/4)x^2-(12/4)x+(61/4)=0 x^2-3x+15.25=0 x^2-3x=-15.25 x^2-3x+2.25= -15.25+2.25 (x-1.5)^2=-13 x=1.5 +/- sqrt(-13) I know i am wrong... help?
September 26, 2015

Math
solve for x (4/4)x^2-(12/4)x+(61/4)=0
September 26, 2015

Algebra
If z = (x-8)/(2x) then x=?
September 21, 2015

chemistry
Name and draw the molecular structure of this compound CH3CH(C2H5)CH(CH3)CH(C3H7)CH2CH3
September 19, 2015

Math
Which of these numbers is the smallest? 0.24, 0.02, 0.11, 2, 0 (Is 0 considered to be the smallest number here?)
September 18, 2015

algebra
A boy can row 18km. downstream and return a distance of 16 km. upstream in 5hrs. If the rate of the current is 6km/hr, What is the boy's rate of rowing in still water?
September 13, 2015

algebra
A boy can row 18km. downstream and return a distance of 16 km/hr upstream in 5hrs. If the rate of the current is 6km/hr, What is the boy's rate of rowing in still water?
September 13, 2015

chemistry
If a rectangular solid has a mass of 59.345 g and measures 10.05 cm by 5.20 cm by 1.25 cm, what is the density of the solid?
September 12, 2015

Math
In a 4 mile walk, Jenny covered the first 2 mile in 40 minutes. How fast should she walk the rest of the way to average 3.5 miles per hour overall?
September 10, 2015

physics
Estimate the speed in mph with which water comes out of a garden hose using your past observations of water coming out of garden hoses and your knowledge of projectile motion. (Take the inclination angle to be 45°, the initial height to be 1.0 m, and the range of the ...
September 6, 2015

Math
1. 9 eggs, 6 baking mix, 1-1/2 cups of oil, 3 cups of water. You are just tripling the ingredients. 2.10.50 4.3cups of red, 1-1/2 cps of black, 3/4cp of white and orange. 5.30inch platter
August 15, 2015

french
Ok i will wait.
July 13, 2015

french
Oh i cant. i need it for to today...
July 13, 2015

french
Will i be getting help from SraJMcGin..
July 13, 2015

french
Thank you
July 13, 2015

french
My answers, but im not sure if it is right
July 13, 2015

french
1) subjontif 2) subjonctif 3) infinitive
July 13, 2015

french
Indicate if subjonctive or infinitif 1) Je suis certain qu'il trouve le passeport 2) Est-ce que tu penses qu'il trouve le passeport? 3) On dit qu'il trouve le passeport
July 13, 2015

poetry
Is "where the light falls like rain" an example of an oxymoron?
July 7, 2015

poetry
I have to analyze a poem using figure of speeches.. How do i start it. I found all the figure of speeches in the poem. but im not sure how to start my analysis...
July 7, 2015

french
In the poem Dejeuner du matin, how do we know that there is a problem with the two people
July 3, 2015

PHYSICS
A constant torque of 30m⋅N is applied to the rim of a 6.0-kg uniform disk of radius 0.20m .What is the angular speed of the disk about an axis through its center after it rotates 2.0 revolutions from rest?
June 3, 2015

trig
An airplane is heading north at an airspeed of 500 km/hr, but there is a wind blowing from the northwest at 50 km/hr. how many degrees off course will the plane end up flying, and what is the plane's speed relative to the ground? So here is my work... 50cos(45)+500= 535....
May 28, 2015

Math
An airplane is heading north at an airspeed of 300km/ hr, but there is a wind blowing from the northwest at 50km/hr. How many degrees off course will the plane end up flying, and what is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
May 27, 2015

ENGLISH, ANIMAL FARM
he is a bad speaker
May 27, 2015

ENGLISH, ANIMAL FARM
What types of flaws does Snowball have in the book Animal Farm?
May 27, 2015

trigonometry
SO this problem is a cosine law problem? And if i did the problem right... It should be 7276.412812... I changed the degree (130 degrees) to radians If i should not change the degree to radians... it should be 1822.498064...
May 21, 2015

trigonometry
Two planes leave teh same airport at the same time. one flies 20 degrees east of north at 500 mph. the second flies 30 degrees east of south at 600 mph. how far apart are the planes after 2 hours?
May 21, 2015

Math
Express 4.9sin(x)+4.4cos(x)in the form ksin(x+ϕ)
May 17, 2015

trigonometry
Find the exact value of sin(285∘)
May 17, 2015

Life orientation
yes
May 16, 2015

trigonometry
Solve the following equation for all solutions: sin(6x)cos(11x)-cos(6x)sin(11x)=-.1
May 15, 2015

trigonometry
Find all solutions on the interval [0.2pi) A) -3sin(t)=15cos(t)sin(t) I have no clue... b) 8cos^2(t)=3-2cos(t) All i did was move around the equation to make an quadratic for B. so -8cos^2(t)-2cos(t)+3 = 0
May 7, 2015

trigonometry
1) Find the exact value of the expression: tan−1(tan(−120651/47π))... How do you find Tan(-120651/47pi)? I don't know how to find exact values, if it's not a recognizable value. 2)Find a simplified expression for tan(sin−1(a/5))... Because tan = ...
May 3, 2015

trigonometry
Solve sin(x)=−0.89 on 0≤x<2π There are two solutions, A and B, with A < B
May 3, 2015

Trigonometry
Find the exact value of the expression: tan−1(tan(−120651/47π)) I just dont know how to find the exact value. Any explanation would be awesome!
May 3, 2015

trigonometry
oh i see! thank you!
May 2, 2015

trigonometry
I am just wondering how you find tan(-π/6) from tan(-31π/6)
May 2, 2015

trigonometry
Evaluate the following expression. Your answer must be in exact form: for example, type pi/6 for π6 or DNE if the expression is undefined. arctan(tan(−31π6))
May 2, 2015

calc
An isosceles triangle has an area of 24 yd², and the angle between the two equal sides is 166°. Find the length of the two equal sides.
April 21, 2015

calc
An isosceles triangle has an area of 24 yd², and the angle between the two equal sides is 166°. Find the length of the two equal sides.
April 21, 2015

trigonometry
A Wheel of radius 14in. is rotating 0.5 rad/sec. What is the linear speed v, the angular speed in RPM ( rev per min), and the angular speed in deg/sec?
April 8, 2015

Trigonometry
Thank you Jai!
April 7, 2015

Trigonometry
a bicycle with 24inch diameter wheels is traveling at 15mi/hr. a) Find the angular speed of the wheels in rad/min. b)How many revolutions per minute do the wheels make?
April 7, 2015

calc
A company runs food service concessions for sporting events throughout the country. Their marketing research department chose a particular football stadium to test market a new jumbo hot dog. It was found that the demand for the new hot dog is given approximately by p=8−...
April 6, 2015

Precal
x=-2,-1/2
April 5, 2015

Precal
-2,-1/2
April 5, 2015

calc 1
Gravel is being dumped from a conveyor belt at a rate of 30 ft3/min, and its coarseness is such that it forms a pile in the shape of a cone whose base diameter and height are always equal. How fast is the height of the pile increasing when the pile is 14 ft high? (Round your ...
April 5, 2015

Math
Please tell me if i got this right... Fill in the blanks... “The __Sum__ of the length of the hypotenuse of a __Right__ triangle is equal to the __Sum__ of the squares of the __Length__ of the other two __Sides__.”
April 2, 2015

math
What is 5/9, 15/16, 1/4, and 9/10 put in order from smallest to largest?
March 31, 2015

College Math
An open-topped rectangular box is to be constructed from a 24 inch by 36 inch piece of cardboard by cutting out squares of equal sides from the corners and then folding up the sides. What size squares should be cut out of each of the corners in order to maximize the volume of ...
March 20, 2015

Math
thanks
March 17, 2015

Math
An object is launched at 9.8 meters per second from a 73.5-meter tall platform. The object's height s (in meters) after t seconds is given by the equation s(t)= -4.9t(-4.9t) - 9.8t = 73.5. When does the object strike the ground? I literally have no idea where to start
March 17, 2015

Math
Nikki ate 1/4 of a pizza. The pizza had more than 4 slices. Which fraction describes how much of the pizza Nikki could have eaten ? A. 3/10 B. 2/8 C. 2/6 D. 4/12
March 12, 2015

Math
The inflation rate in the united states in 2014 was about 1.3%. If prices go up by 1.3% per year, how long will it take for them to double? assume that prices are increasing continuously.
March 11, 2015

Maths
A concrete path of width 1m and thickness 10cm is to be placed around you pool. Find the number of cubic meters of ready mixed concrete required to lay the path. Additional Info: pool area is 25.75 without concrete around it. Thank You.
March 8, 2015

Chemistry
Please help! I have 30 ml bottle of 5% hydrocholric acid. Ned to dillute to make 200 ml of .01 M hydrocholric acid. I dont know how much of the bottle solution to add to how much distilled water to get 200 ml at .01 M
March 4, 2015

Chemistry
5% hydrocholric acid in 30ml (1 fl oz) - how to dillute to make 200 ml of .01 M? I think i need to first fin concentration solute /amount of solution x 100 .05/30 x100 = .166 Then i get lost!
March 4, 2015

math
An airplane travels with a speed of 145 mph in calm air. the wind is blowing with a velocity of 23 mph from N72degreesE. If the plane is headed in a direction N63W, find the magnitude of the speed and the direction of the airplane with reference to the ground. In what ...
February 24, 2015

physics
i forgot to square the whole set of numbers. u=.5mv^2 and then u=qV
February 22, 2015

physics
A proton has an initial speed of 7·105 m/s. It is brought to rest by an electric field. a.) What is the magnitude of the voltage difference needed to bring this charge to rest? answer: 365.313*7v, WHY
February 22, 2015

Physics
A projectile on level ground is launched with a certain speed vi and has a downrange distance of vx what is its new downrange distance if it is launched with a speed of 4vi instead?
February 19, 2015

Physics
A man is on his apartment balcony 25m above ground level. He has a fire hose aimed directly at another man who is a ground level, a horizontal distance of 35m from the apartment block. The man on the balcony opens the nozzle and water travels with a speed of 18m/s. how far ...
February 18, 2015

Math
Do i need to replace x to a number? or the question just asking to explain how x can become that equation like your answer ? if x = 0 , 9^x = 1 if x is positive, 9^x > 1 if x is negative 9^x < 1 There is no value of x which makes 9^x = 0 nor can 9^x ever be < 0
February 8, 2015

Math
identify the conditions on x that make the following statement true, if they can be made true at all: 9^x > 1 9^x < 1 9^x = 1 9^x = 0 9^x < 0 what is the question asking for?
February 8, 2015

Science
a child mass m slides down a slide 5 m high. the child speed at the bottom of the slide is 3 meters per second. what is the percent of mechanical energy the child has at the top of the slide. converted to kinetic energy
February 7, 2015

math
You have 100 feet of fencing with which to construct a circular pen. what is the area can you enclose?
February 5, 2015

Math
An open box is to be made from a flat piece of material 9 inches long and 6 inches wide by cutting equal squares of length x from the corners and folding up the sides. Write the volume Vof the box as a function of x. Leave it as a product of factors, do not multiply out the ...
January 22, 2015

math
SA = 6 (4.5 cm)^2 = 4.5cm^2 = 20.25cm^2 20.25cm^2*6= 121.5 cm^2
January 20, 2015

Math
1 mile = 5,280 ft. 5,280 ft. * 15 miles = 79,200 ft.
January 20, 2015

algebra
It's been a minute since I have done much with algebra, but if you are looking to simplify I believe this is correct. First part cancels out so (b+c+a) / (b+c+a) = 1 Then you can remove the squares by dividing like variables. (1 + (b^2 + c^2 - a^2)) / (2*b*c) = (1 + b + c...
January 20, 2015

Physics 152
I was able to come up with the answers through trial and error, and the answer for the charge +q makes sense, but I don't understand why the answer for the -q is correct. Please help. A positive point charge +q1, a second point charge q2 that may be positive or negative, ...
January 20, 2015

math
Two is C. You can multiply any number by the decimal equivalent of the percentage you are interested in (i.e. 40% if 50 is 0.4 * 50) First one has me confused. Are they typed in correctly? 15% of 30 is 4.5 A. 15/30 = x/100 15/30 = 0.5, .5/100 = 0.005 Wrong B. 15/100 = x/30 15...
January 20, 2015

Math (calculus)
If y = 2x^3 - 4x and dx/dt = 4, find dy/dt when x = 1. Please show me how to solve this problem with steps.
January 10, 2015

Accounting
On Sept. 1, 2012, Parsons Company purchased $84,000 10 year 7% government bonds at 100 plus accrued interest. The semi-annual interest payment dates are June 30 and Dec. 31. Journalize the entry to record the bond purchase.
January 8, 2015

Chem
So I corrected my errors but am still confused. Should I convert torr to ATM or KPa to get R?
December 18, 2014

Chemistry
Ok thanks for your help!
December 17, 2014

Chemistry
Oxygen gas can be generated by heating KClO3 in the presence of a catalyst. KClO3 KCl + O2 (unbalanced) What volume of O2 gas will be generated at T = 35°C and P = 764.0 torr from 1.51 g of KClO3? I got .414 L and used 22.4 L for moles of O2 What's going on??
December 17, 2014

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