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September 3, 2014

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physics
A large boulder is ejected vertically upward from a volcano with an initial speed of 39.0m/s . Air resistance may be ignored. (a) At what time after being ejected is the boulder moving at a speed 19.0m/s upward? (b) At what time is it moving at a speed 19.0m/s downward?
September 29, 2013

physics
A car sits in an entrance ramp to a freeway, waiting for a break in the traffic. The driver sees a small gap between a van and an 18-wheel truck and accelerates with constant acceleration along the ramp and onto the freeway. The car starts from rest, moves in a straight line, ...
September 29, 2013

English
I am writing a personal narrative and we have to include significance like what we learned from that memory. My memory is about me getting stung by a bee in elementary school but I can't think of any significance. Help please? Thanks!
September 26, 2013

English
River compared to life as a metaphor?
September 8, 2013

English
I'm trying to write an extended metaphor about myself but I'm stuck. So far I have I am a seed small..
September 5, 2013

Instructions
What does it mean to explain the passage's significance and literary device?
August 26, 2013

English
Here is the whole passage. It's from the book Brave New Wprld by Aldous Huxley. “He looked at her in silence, his face unresponsive and very grave—looked at her intently. After a few seconds Lenina’s eyes flinched away; she uttered a nervous little laugh, ...
August 18, 2013

English
Is this personification? “The silence prolonged itself”
August 18, 2013

math
As you follow your favorite NBA basketball team’s statistics, you notice the point guard is successfully shooting 85% from the free-throw line for this season. Assuming he is fouled near the end of a game and shoots with that same success rate, what is the probability ...
July 31, 2013

math
To win the jackpot in a lottery in Iowa, participants have to select 6 unique winning numbers out of the numbers 1 through 49 in which the order does not matter. What is the probability of winning the jackpot? State your answer as both a fraction and decimal to at least 10 ...
July 31, 2013

math!
Imagine that you are doing research for a term paper in your English class and you have chosen the topic of “expected winnings of a lottery.” You find the following information for your state’s lottery: Prize Probability Jackpot 1 in 60,000,000 $12,000 1 in 100,...
July 31, 2013

math!
Suppose that to land on Free Parking in the game of Monopoly, you will need to roll a 3, and to land on Chance you will need to roll a 7. What is the probability that on your roll of two fair, six-sided dice that you will land on either Free Parking or Chance?
July 31, 2013

Math
Determine the y-coordinate of the local minimum on the graph of the function f(x) = x5 - 6x2 + x + 4.
July 23, 2013

science
The radius of the Earth is approximately 3,960 miles. Find the approximate surface-area-to-volume ratio of the Earth. A. 0.00025 B. 0.00076 C. 1,320 D. 11,880
July 10, 2013

Calculus
How would I use the chain rule here for x^2+y^2=z^2 but still have my answer in equation form?
July 3, 2013

Calculus
Find dy/dx by implicit differentiation: cos(x−y)=−4xe^x
June 25, 2013

Calculus
Find dy/dx by implicit differentiation for the following 2x^2y+3y=-1
June 25, 2013

Calculus please help??
The motion of a spring that is subject to dampening (such as a car's shock absorber)is often modeled by the product of an exponential function and a sine or cosine function. Suppose the equation of motion for a point on such a spring is s(t)=3∗e−2tsin(3ðt) ...
June 24, 2013

math
A small community college is hoping to raise enough funds to put together an endowment in which the scholarships will be paid for by only the interest earned from the endowment. Assuming they can earn an average of 7.50% for the APR and that only the interest would be spent ...
June 8, 2013

math
As you and your spouse are discussing your monthly budget at the dinner table one night, you are both curious as to how much of your $325 car payment is going to principal and how much to interest. Knowing that you are paying an APR of 3.75% to the bank and that you still owe...
June 8, 2013

math!
3. Suppose that Jill, at age 24, decides to invest $200 monthly into a portfolio that earns 7% compounded monthly and does this until she turns 34. At age 34 she stops contributing to her portfolio, and just lets it gain the same interest (7% compounded monthly) until she ...
June 8, 2013

Citing
I found it, if anyone else ever has this question it is Ibid.
May 31, 2013

Citing
Thank you.
May 31, 2013

Citing
In Chicago, when you are citing two things from the same source how do you cite it?
May 31, 2013

English!
The directions says "At least 10 supporting details go beyond Main Events" does that mean at least 10 facts altogether in the essay or 10 supporting details in each paragraph?
May 29, 2013

math
A search and rescue plane flying at an altitude of 1000 feet spots a ship in the ocean with an angle of depression of 7 degrees. The pilot follows his line of site and flies directly toward the boat for 0.7 miles. At this point his altitude is _____ feet. Use 1 mile = 5280 ...
May 25, 2013

math
A carpenter is adding a sun room to the back of a house. If the width of the room is 15 feet, the distance from the house to either obtuse corner of the room is 13 feet, and the distance from the house to the point of the room is 18 feet, then angle = _____degrees. Round to ...
May 25, 2013

math
A 45 foot long driveway goes uphill from the street to the garage of a house with a 5 degree angle of elevation. The garage must be _____ inches higher than the street. Round to the nearest whole number. (Watch the units!)
May 25, 2013

math
okay thanks!
May 25, 2013

math
A sector in a circle of radius 8.1 m has an area of 53.5 m^2. The central angle in a sector must be _____o. Round to one decimal place.
May 25, 2013

math
That makes sense. Thank you!
May 25, 2013

math
41 degrees, 20 minutes, 26 seconds - 23 degress, 39 minutes, 56 seconds = ?degrees, ?minutes, ?seconds
May 25, 2013

math
Okay I got it. Thank you!
May 25, 2013

math
If a room is 13 feet wide and 18 feet long, how many feet is it from one corner to the opposite corner? Round to one decimal place.
May 25, 2013

math
Thank you!
May 25, 2013

math
If an equilateral triangle has an altitude of 4.12 cm, how many cm long is one of its sides?
May 25, 2013

math
thanks!
May 25, 2013

math
thanks
May 25, 2013

math
I got circumference = 43.96. How would I find how many inches it travels from 1 to 4?
May 25, 2013

math
Inches, rounded to 2 decimal places.
May 25, 2013

math
It does not say.
May 25, 2013

math
If the hour hand of a clock is 7 inches long, how many inches does the tip travel between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM?
May 25, 2013

math
Suppose you start saving today for a $30,000 down payment that you plan to make on a house in 8 years. Assume that you make no deposits into the account after the initial deposit. For the account described below, how much would you have to deposit now to reach you $30,000 goal...
May 16, 2013

math
You want to have $85,000 college fund in 15 years. HOw much will you have to deposit now under the scenario below. Assume that you make no deposits into the account after the initial deposit An APR of 4% compounded daily. You should invest?
May 16, 2013

math
you invest $4000 in an account that pays simple interest of 6% for 30 years. calculate the amount of money you'll have at the end of the indicated time period.
May 16, 2013

math
Assume you want to accumulate $125,000 for a long-range goal in 40 years. You have two choices. Plan A is an account with annual compounding and an APR of 5%. Plan B is an account with continuous compounding and an APR of 4.5%. How much of an investment does each plan require ...
May 14, 2013

math
You deposit $1200 in an account that pays an APR of 7% compounded monthly. How long will it take for your balance to reach $150,000?
May 14, 2013

Economics
I am having problems answering the question below can you please help? With probability p, you will catch a disease that reduces your income from y, its level when you are healthy, to y-k, where k > 0. A vaccine is available, at cost c, that reduces the probability of your ...
May 14, 2013

math
Suppose that you learn, prior to your trip to British Columbia, that gasoline will cost $1.50 (in Canadian dollars) for every liter you purchase. You know from checking the Internet that 1 liter is equivalent to 0.26 gallons and the currency conversion rate for the Canadian ...
May 11, 2013

math
Suppose that China’s population policy is modified so that every family could have children until either a boy is born or until a maximum of four children are born, whichever comes first. Assume that every family chooses to have as many children as possible under this ...
May 11, 2013

math
Suppose that you learn, prior to your trip to British Columbia, that gasoline will cost $1.50 (in Canadian dollars) for every liter you purchase. You know from checking the Internet that 1 liter is equivalent to 0.26 gallons and the currency conversion rate for the Canadian ...
May 11, 2013

math
Three boxes of fruit are labeled Apples, Oranges, and Apples and Oranges. Each label is wrong. By selecting just one fruit from just one box, how can you determine the correct labeling of the boxes?
May 9, 2013

math
Imagine that you have 5 blue socks and 5 brown socks in a drawer that are not paired up. How many socks must you take out from the drawer (without looking) to be sure of getting a pair of the same color? (3 points)
May 9, 2013

math
One of your dresser drawers contains 10 black socks and 10 blue socks. Suppose it is dark and you can’t tell what color a sock is when you look at it. If you start taking socks randomly one at a time from the drawer, how many would you have to take to guarantee that you ...
May 6, 2013

math
One of your dresser drawers contains 10 black socks and 10 blue socks. Suppose it is dark and you can’t tell what color a sock is when you look at it. If you start taking socks randomly one at a time from the drawer, how many would you have to take to guarantee that you ...
May 6, 2013

math
Assuming that a table saw blade has a diameter of 12 inches and spins at 3450 revolutions per minute (RPMs),determine how fast the tip of the teeth of the saw blade are traveling in miles per hour. Answer: 3450/12= 287.5 RPMs 287.5 min/60 mins = 1 hr =4.8 RP/HR
May 4, 2013

math
3450/12= 287.5 RPMs 287.5 min/60 mins = 1 hr =4.8 RPHR is that right then?
May 4, 2013

math
Assuming that a table saw blade has a diameter of 12 inches and spins at 3450 revolutions per minute (RPMs),determine how fast the tip of the teeth of the saw blade are traveling in miles per hour.
May 4, 2013

math
Assuming that a table saw blade has a diameter of 12 inches and spins at 3450 revolutions per minute (RPMs), use the unit conversion techniques you have learned from the material in 2-A to determine how fast the tip of the teeth of the saw blade are traveling in miles per hour.
May 4, 2013

math
Suppose you are turning in a receipt to your ward financial clerk for a reimbursement and unfortunately only the final amount of $57.93 is showing on the receipt. The ward clerk asks for your help to calculate how much went to state sales tax (which is currently 6%). How much ...
May 4, 2013

math
4. Suppose your living room is a rectangle measuring 13 feet by 21 feet and it needs new carpet. How much carpet do you need in square yards and how much would your cost be if it is sold at $21 per square yard? Round your first answer to the nearest square yard.
May 4, 2013

Calculus
find the equation of the tangent line to the graph of y= f(x) = ln (x)/x at the point (1,0)
May 1, 2013

Biology
YEP IT IS REAL HARD
April 29, 2013

Algebra
How do you factor ax^2+bx+c? I'm so confused. I remember my teacher saying to use the discriminant b^2-4ac but when I do find the answer what do I next? Please help! For ex. Factor the trinomial if possible. If it cannot be factored, write not factorable. 4x^2+27x+35
April 28, 2013

Chemistry
Calculate the pH for each of the following cases in the titration of 50.0 mL of 0.140 M HClO(aq) with 0.140 M KOH(aq).HClO is a weak acid with a Ka of 4.0× 10–8. It reacts with strong base to produce ClO–. (e) after addition of 60.0 mL of KOH
April 25, 2013

science
Calculate the heat of combustion of candle wax in kJ/mole. The standard heat of formation (∆Hf ) of candle wax (C20H42) is -2230 kJ/mole. The standard heat of formation (∆Hf ) of carbon dioxide is -394 kJ/mole. The standard heat of formation (∆Hf ) of water ...
April 25, 2013

science
what is the purpose of meiosis
April 18, 2013

science
what is the differnts between asexual and sexual reproduction
April 18, 2013

Science
I am doing a project on blizzards and I am having a hard time trying to find 3 good interactive websites. Help please? Thanks!
April 18, 2013

English
Good claim/topic sentence for this question? Did Miep Gies face many important challenges during and after the time of the holocaust?
April 11, 2013

math
what does the second term and the fourth term mean?
April 1, 2013

Algebra
Write the expression as a complex number in standard form. ____5____ 2- i =2+5i Did I get the right answer?
March 26, 2013

Chemistry
A solution is prepared by dissolving 0.12 mol of acetic acid and 0.12 mol of ammonium chloride in enough water to make 1.0 L of solution. Find the concentration of ammonia in the solution.
March 25, 2013

Algebra
Use a graphing calculator or a computer to graph the system of inequalities. Give the coordinates of each vertex of the solution region. 5x-3y is greater than or equal to -7 x-2y is greater than or equal to 3 3x+y is greater than or equal to 9 x+5y is less than or equal to 7 I...
March 24, 2013

Chemistry
A solution is prepared by dissolving 0.12 mol of acetic acid and 0.12 mol of ammonium chloride in enough water to make 1.0 L of solution. Find the concentration of ammonia in the solution.
March 24, 2013

Geomatry
If a zipline ends at 8ft above the ground and goes upward at a 6 degree angle, how high will it begin?
March 23, 2013

Chemistry
What volume of a 15.0% by mass NaOH solution, which has a density of 1.116 g/mL, should be used to make 4.40 L of an NaOH solution with a pH of 10.5?
March 17, 2013

English
In English, we're learning about the Holocaust and we are answering to "related-to-your-life" questions and below are some questions that I do not understand. Please help! Thank you. Does the U.S. control any countries? Do we have a Chancellor of the US? Who ...
March 13, 2013

ACT Explore
I'm taking the ACT explore tomorrow and I was wondering if there is a writing portion
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Tell whether the graph opens up or down. Find the coordinates of the vertex. Write an equation of the axis of symmetry. Y=3x^2 The graph opens up but I dont get how you would find the coordinates of vertex and how to write the equation of axis of symmetry. Please help!
March 11, 2013

English
What is a good topic sentence for an essay about eating insects? *The article (source where I got the info from) was about insect eating and if more countries should try to consume it.
March 7, 2013

Physics
A 4kg mass is pushed with a constant force for 1m then off the edge of the table and lands 7m from the edge of the table. a) What was the force pushing on the mass? b) What is the resultant velocity?
March 7, 2013

Math
Adam uses 1/6,1/3and 2/5 to make a circle graph an colored each a different color. What fraction of the graph is not colored? Explain your answer.
March 6, 2013

Application/Writing Sample
When an application asks for a writing sample, is it a good idea to give them a reflection on a poem?
February 28, 2013

geometry
i guess your right though...:|
February 27, 2013

geometry
i know but it changes from miles to feet and the amount of feet is not enough to be one mile!!!
February 27, 2013

geometry
this rectangular prism is 120 miles in length, 20 miles in width, and 800 feet deep what is the volume????!!?
February 27, 2013

Math
Wirte an exponential growth model. 22. A business had a $20,000 profit in 1990. Then the profit increased by 20% per year for the next 10 years. y=c(1+r)^t y=20,000(1+0.2)^10 Is that correct?
February 26, 2013

math
You divide each side by 12 32/12 = ? therefore, x= ?
February 26, 2013

math
Yes you are correct.
February 26, 2013

math
A=LW 3/4=L5/4 Times each side by 4/5 3/4 times 4/5 =? therefore, L= ?
February 26, 2013

Algebra
Use a calculator to evaluate the expression. Write the result in scientific notation and in decimal form. Did I do think correctly? 6000000 * 324,000 =1.944*10^12 =1944000000000
February 25, 2013

Chemistry
At the temperature of 30degree C and pressure of 1*10^5 pa, 30dm3 of H2 gas is burned with 30dm3 of O2 gas in a container of 60dm3. Calculate the pressure different after the complete combustion and cooling upto 30degree C again.
February 25, 2013

Calculus
F'(x)=
February 24, 2013

Calculus
Use logarithmic differentiation: F(x)= (3x+6)^4 (x^3 -2)^5
February 24, 2013

Chemistry
NH4NO3 is frequently used as a fertilizer and in explosive compounds dlta Hf values of this compound nd H20 are -365kJmol-1 and -286kJmol-1 respectively. Calculate the amount of heat released bye the dissociation of 1mol of NH4NO3 according to the following reaction 2NH4NO3--&...
February 21, 2013

Chemistry
20cm3 of 0.500moldm-3 H2SO4 was consumed to neutralize 50cm3 of 0.400moldm-3 NaOH. The temperature of the system is increased by 36 degree C. The heat capacity of the calorie meter was 39 JK-1, and the heat capacityof the solution is 4.2JK-1. Find the enthalpy of ...
February 21, 2013

Chemistry
20cm3 of 0.500moldm-3 H2SO4 was consumed to neutralize 50cm3 of 0.400moldm-3 NaOH. The temperature of the system is increased by 36 degree C. The heat capacity of the calorie meter was 39 JK-1, and the heat capacityof the solution is 4.2JK-1. Find the enthalpy of ...
February 21, 2013

Chemistry
20cm3 of 0.500moldm-3 H2SO4 was consumed to neutralize 50cm3 of 0.400moldm-3 NaOH. The temperature of the system is increased by 36 degree C. The heat capacity of the calorie meter was 39 JK-1, and the heat capacity of the solution is 4.2JK-1. Find the enthalpy of ...
February 21, 2013

physics
Cliff divers at Acapulco jump into the sea from a cliff 37.1 m high. At the level of the sea, a rock sticks out a horizontal distance of13.39 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. With what minimum horizontal velocity must the cliff divers leave the ...
February 19, 2013

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