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January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015

Total # Posts: 542

**Differential Equations**

Locate the bifurcation values of a for the one-parameter family and describe the bifurcation that takes place at each such value. dy/dt=e^(-y^2)+a I got that the equilibrium points will be at -sqrt(ln(a)). I dont know if that is fine. I took the partial derivative with respect...
*February 7, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

Locate the bifurcation values of a for the one-parameter family and describe the bifurcation that takes place at each such value. dy/dt=e^(-y^2)+a I got that the equilibrium points will be at -sqrt(ln(a)). I dont know if that is fine. I took the partial derivative with respect...
*February 7, 2013*

**economics**

If capital’s share of income is 25% and labor’s share of income is 75%, the stocks of both capital and labor increase by 50% (K/K = N/N = 0.5), and there is no technology growth, at what rate will potential output grow? Will the capital-labor ratio ...
*February 4, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

a) Sketch the phase line for the differential equation dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1)) and discuss the behavior of the solution with initial condition y(0)=1/2 b) Apply analytic techniques to the initial-value problem dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1))), y(0)=1/2 and compare your results with your ...
*February 3, 2013*

**Differential eqns**

I read the info, but it doesnt talk about functions with no equilibrium point.
*February 3, 2013*

**Differential eqns**

a) Sketch the phase line for the differential equation dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1)) and discuss the behavior of the solution with initial condition y(0)=1/2 b) Apply analytic techniques to the initial-value problem dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1))), y(0)=1/2 and compare your results with your ...
*February 3, 2013*

**Differental Equations**

a) Sketch the phase line for the differential equation dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1)) and discuss the behavior of the solution with initial condition y(0)=1/2 b) Apply analytic techniques to the initial-value problem dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1))), y(0)=1/2 and compare your results with your ...
*February 3, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

a) Sketch the phase line for the differential equation dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1)) and discuss the behavior of the solution with initial condition y(0)=1/2 b) Apply analytic techniques to the initial-value problem dy/dt=1/((y-2)(y+1))), y(0)=1/2 and compare your results with your ...
*February 3, 2013*

**math**

what is the math trivia of direct square variation?
*February 2, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

For the following initial value problem: dy/dt=1/((y+1)(t-2)), y(0)=0 a)Find a formula for the solution. b) State the domain of definition of the solution. c) Describe what happens to the solution as it approaches the limit of its domain of definition. Why can't the ...
*January 31, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

If y(t) depends on what C is, then how this equation doesn't contradict the uniqueness theorem if it has many solutions?
*January 31, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

Consider the differential equation: dy/dt=y/t^2 a) Show that the constant function y1(t)=0 is a solution. b)Show that there are infinitely many other functions that satisfy the differential equation, that agree with this solution when t<=0, but that are nonzero when t>0...
*January 31, 2013*

**Differential Equations (Another) Cont.**

For the following initial value problem: dy/dt=1/((y+1)(t-2)) a)Find a formula for the solution. b) State the domain of definition of the solution. c) Describe what happens to the solution as it approaches the limit of its domain of definition. Why can't the solution be ...
*January 31, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

Consider the differential equation: dy/dt=y/t^2 a) Show that the constant function y1(t)=0 is a solution. b)Show that there are infinitely many other functions that satisfy the differential equation, that agree with this solution when t<=0, but that are nonzero when t>0...
*January 31, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

For the following initial value problem: dy/dt=1/((y+1)(t-2)) a)Find a formula for the solution. b) State the domain of definition of the solution. c) Describe what happens to the solution as it approaches the limit of its domain of definition. Why can't the solution be ...
*January 31, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

Consider the differential equation: dy/dt=y/t^2 a) Show that the constant function y1(t)=0 is a solution. b)Show that there are infinitely many other functions that satisfy the differential equation, that agree with this solution when t<=0, but that are nonzero when t>0...
*January 31, 2013*

**science**

19. The term chromatin refers to a. the color of certain cells b. chromosomal DNA c. the fluid within the nucleus d. ribosomal RNA
*January 28, 2013*

**Math **

The charges on a monthly water bill came to $0.86 per cubic meter of water used, plus a service charge of $4.49. Last month Jeremy's water bill came to $69.85, how many cubic meters of water had he used?
*January 25, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

The velocity v of a freefalling skydiver is well modeled by the differential equation m*dv/dt=mg-kv^2 where m is the mass of the skydiver, g is the gravitational constant, and k is the drag coefficient determined by the position of the driver during the dive. (a)Find the ...
*January 24, 2013*

**Differential Equations**

Find the general solution of the differential equation specified. 1) dy/dt= 1/(ty+1+y+1) 2) dy/dx=sec y I got y(x)=arcsin(x) for the second one. I'm not sure what to do with the first one.
*January 22, 2013*

**Consumer/Bus Math Sem 1 (Standard)**

Pat worked 43 hours and received $7.25 per hour for regular pay and time-and-a-half for all hours over 40 hours. What were her weekly earnings? $22.83 $322.63 $269.75
*December 18, 2012*

**Algebra 8th grade.**

how to find the scale factor when not given one HELP THIS IS MY MATH HOMEWORK & ITS DUE FIRDAY 4-12-13:-0
*November 28, 2012*

**Math**

A rocket is launched from ground level with an initial vertical velocity (v0) of 176 ft/s. After how many seconds will the rocket hit the ground? (Hint: h(t) = -16t2 + v0t + h0)
*November 26, 2012*

**Statistics (urgent)**

A beverage comopany uses a machine to automatically fill 1-liter bottles. Assume that the population of volumes is normally distributed. The company wants to estimate the mean volume of water to within 1 ML. Determine the minimum sample size required to construct a 95% ...
*November 18, 2012*

**statistics**

A survey of adults found that 35% say that their favorite sport is professional football. You randomly select 120 adults and ask them if their favorite sport is professional football. Find the probability that more than 30 people answer yes.
*November 18, 2012*

**Physics HELP!!**

Elena, why do you have a 13 & 23 beside F? Or is this just to distinguish between the two forces
*October 16, 2012*

**physics**

How much heat is necessary to change 500g of ice at-10 celsius to water at 20 celsius?
*October 15, 2012*

**calculus**

A fence 8 feet tall stands on level ground and runs parallel to a tall building. If the fence is 1 foot from the building, find the shortest ladder that will extend from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building.
*October 11, 2012*

**Managarial Finance**

"Stephenson Real Estate Company was founded 25 years ago by the current CEO, Robert Stephenson. The company purchases real estate, including land and buildings, and rents the property to tenants. The company has shown a profit every year for the past 18 years, and the ...
*October 8, 2012*

**calculus derivative **

find the derivative of: y=(x/(x+1))^3
*October 8, 2012*

**calculus derivative HELP!**

Find the derivative of: y=2sqrt(x)-(1/x)
*October 8, 2012*

**FREE BODY DIAGRAM calculus**

A car is traveling north towards an intersection at 60mph at the same time a truck is headed east toward the same intersection at 45mph. Find the rate of change of the distance between the car and truck when the car is 3 miles south of the intersection and the truck is 4 miles...
*October 7, 2012*

**calculus PLEASE help !**

find the equation for the line tangent to the curve at the given point. y=((x^2)+1)/((x^2)-1) at (2, 5/3)
*October 7, 2012*

**calculus please help me**

find derivative of: f(x)=e^2 I know that b/c e is a constant the answer is 0, but how do I show that in my work?
*October 7, 2012*

**physics**

To plot the potential energy, simply plug your givens into the equation U=(1/2)kx^2. You should get a parabola that goes to 0 in the center. To determine the turning points of the block, use the law of conservation of energy. You know that Ui+Ki = Uf+Kf since there is no ...
*October 7, 2012*

**biology**

I am doing a project on Eukarya, Bacteria and Viruses where I have to explain why they are different. I know of their structural and reproductive differences but I am not sure about their uses or funtions. Please help!!
*September 25, 2012*

**math**

exam rose from 20.8 to 21.1 what percent increase was this nearest to the tenth?
*September 24, 2012*

**Chemistry**

thank you so much for the explanation
*September 18, 2012*

**Chemistry**

I need help please I am so confused. How much dry solute would you take to prepare each of the following solutions from the dry solute and the solvent? I know the MM of KCl is 74.55 107g of 0.535m KCl
*September 18, 2012*

**Chemistry**

thank you so very much
*September 17, 2012*

**Chemistry**

To what volume should you dilute 43.5mL of a 4.20M KI solution so that 24.0mL of the diluted solution contains 2.80g of KI? Please if you can explain it to me I am so confused.
*September 17, 2012*

**Chemistry**

A sample of 2.00 mol O2 (assumed perfect) is originally confined in a 20.0L at 273K and 2.24 atm. it undergoes reversable adiabatic expansion until the volume has increased by a factor of 3. Calculate q, w, delta u, delta h, and delta t. Cv=7/2R and cp=5/2R
*September 6, 2012*

**calculus**

Find the limit if it exist lim t-->pi/3 (tan(t)/t)+1
*September 6, 2012*

**calculus**

Find a delta for any epsilon given: x^2+x-6/x+3 and x0=-3
*September 6, 2012*

**chemistry**

write a step by step procedure explaining how you will separate the sand, potassium chloride, and iron
*September 6, 2012*

**math**

what would the following equation be in vertex form. y=-9x squared+72x+81. I have tried for hours and i cannot figure it out
*September 1, 2012*

**Physics**

The left ventricle of the heart accelerates blood from rest to a velocity of + 29.8 cm/s. (a) If the displacement of the blood during the acceleration is + 2.68 cm, determine its acceleration (in cm/s2). (b) How much time does blood take to reach its final velocity?
*August 31, 2012*

**math**

all these numbers kind of confuse me. Im not sure what ^ means. Right now the only equation i have learned is y= a(x-s)(x-t)
*August 31, 2012*

**math **

the dome over a town hall has a parabolic shape. the dome measures 48 m across and rises 12m at the centre. A vertical column needs to be attached to the dome at a point that is 4m away from its rim. How tall is the dome at this point? Also, what is the equation that models ...
*August 31, 2012*

**math**

how would I measure a distance or object using right angled trig?
*August 14, 2012*

**math**

Select a real life object (tree flagpole ect) or distance that cannot be measured directly. Describe how to measure an object or distance by right-angled trigonometry using methods such as SOH CAH TOA or the pythogrorean theorem. Organize all the data you need and preform the ...
*August 14, 2012*

**math**

a popular tourist attraction in ottawa is the Peace tower, which rises from the Center Block of the Parliment buildings. Describe at least one method that you could use to estimate the height of the tower, including the measurments you would need to make. Include labelled ...
*August 13, 2012*

**math**

a popular tourist attraction in ottawa is the Peace tower, which rises from the Center Block of the Parliment buildings. Describe at least one method that you could use to estimate the height of the tower, including the measurments you would need to make. Include labelled ...
*August 12, 2012*

**reading**

the reason the test questions and answers is up there because its all wrong answers on purpose for cheaters. when i first started i passed two test by myself. then the last three test try to cheat to use the answers and failed three test then retook them by myself and passed. ...
*July 9, 2012*

**alg**

An amplifier has an input power of 5 mW. The output power is 100 mW. What is the decibel gain to the nearest decibel?
*June 28, 2012*

**algebra ll**

9y2+4=12y how to solve this equation using the zero factor
*June 27, 2012*

**Math**

What is the image of A(4,4) under a reflection in the point P(4,-2)?
*June 10, 2012*

**Math**

Jack is married to Jill. Their son, Junior, asked each of them to reveal their ages. Junior’s parents decided to tell him, but in the form of a puzzle. Jack told Junior, “If you reverse the digits in my age, you get your mother’s age. Jill told her son, “...
*May 29, 2012*

**Math**

At Irv's Rental Shop, Irv rents all kinds of cycles: unicycles, tandem bikes, regular bikes, and even tricycles for little kids. He parks all the cycles in front of his shop with a helmet for each rider strapped to the cycles. This morning Irv counted 57 helmets and 115 ...
*May 15, 2012*

**statistics**

a mean score on a standardized test is 50 with a standard deviation of 10. What are the following: 1. what scores fall between -1 and +1 standard deviation? 2. what percent of all scores fall between -1 and +1 standard deviation? 3. what score falls at +2 standard deviations? ...
*May 11, 2012*

**statistics**

where is this formula located on excel?
*May 11, 2012*

**statistics**

a final exam in statistics has a mean of 73 with a standard deviation of 7.73. Assume that a random sample of 24 students is selected and the mean test score of the sample is computed. What percentage of sample means are less than 70?
*May 11, 2012*

**Math**

Tino conducted a survey of all the eighth graders in his school for his math project. He asked each student how much he or she spent on school supplies at the beginning of the year (rounded to the nearest dollar). He also calculated the average amount spent and ...
*May 8, 2012*

**math 101**

al flynn wants to buy a van that cost 16,000 with an interst charge of 2,000. Al figures he can afford a monhtly oayment of 700 per month, If there aew 24 equal payments required could al afford the van.
*May 6, 2012*

**physics**

This looked a little sloppy imo... Here's my example 1. Find most probably velocity of Krypton v = √[(2*8.314J/K*273K)/(0.083798 kg)] = 237.75 m/s Find the ratio of each velocity 205/237.75 = .8808 The average is .8851 207/237.75 = .8894 Find the ratio of change in ...
*April 18, 2012*

**Math**

Nico was stunned when he opened the mail. Here was a check for $322.50! This was the interest he earned on his investment. One year ago Nico had been given $5,000. His parents made him put it in the bank and save it for college, but they said he could keep the interest it ...
*April 16, 2012*

**chem**

Hey you guys how do you find the moles of .75g of He
*April 16, 2012*

**Chemistry**

How can you determine which colorless liquid is less dense?
*April 6, 2012*

**physics**

Could you elaborate on this?
*April 6, 2012*

**Math**

The population of humorville is 8,500 people. In this town, jokes travel fast. In one hour, each person who hears a joke tells three other people who have not heard it, and tells no one else. Last Friday, a visitor from out of town told the police chief a new joke at 10:00a.m...
*March 19, 2012*

**Statistics**

Suppose that people's heights (in centimeters) are normally distributed, with a mean of 165 and a standard deviation of 6. We find the heights of 100 people. (a) How many would you expect to be between 157 and 173 cm tall? (b) How many would you expect to be taller than ...
*March 14, 2012*

**Math**

thanks steve
*March 13, 2012*

**Math **

I snap my fingers now. in one second, i snap them again. I wait two seconds and snap them a third time. I wait four seconds before snapping them again. then i wait eight seconds, then sixteen, and the pattern continues on. the interval between snaps doubles each time How many ...
*March 13, 2012*

**Chemistry**

2NaOH+2Al+2H2O --> 2NaAlO2+3H2 here is the reaction. If i am trying to find the mass of hydrogen produced and i am trying to convert .95 moles Al to moles H, which number from the reaction do I use for H when converting from moles to moles? Do I 6 because that's the ...
*March 9, 2012*

**Math **

the design below grows each day, as shown. if the pattern continues to grow like this, how many tiles will there be in the design on the tenth day? on the fiftieth day? Day 1 1 tile Day 2 5 tiles Day 3 13 tiles
*March 5, 2012*

**Algebra 2**

On some tubes of caulking, the diameter of the circular nozzle opening can be adjusted to produce lines of varying thickness. The table shows the length l of caulking obtained from a tube when the nozzle opening has diameter d and cross-sectional area A. 48. Determine whether ...
*March 3, 2012*

**math **

Mr. Jaskson's lunch cost $8.00 plus 8% sales tax. He tipped the server 15% of total bill after sales tax was added. How much did Mr. Jackson spend in all?
*February 26, 2012*

**Physics**

well that doesn't look readable. the answer should still be right but I'll rewrite how I did the math Cfs = mv^2/rFn = ((2πr/T)^2)/r(g) = (4(π^2)r)/g(T^2) Cfs = 4(π^2)(0.159 m) / (9.8 m/s^2)(1.50 s)^2 = 0.28467
*February 20, 2012*

**Physics**

Static Friction Coefficient = Cfs For of Static Friction = Fs Normal Force = Fn Centripetal Force = Fc mass = m radius = r speed = v period of time = T Fs = Cfs * Fn so Cfs = Fs/Fn Fc = Fs and since Fs = mv^2/r Cfs = Fs/Fn = mv^2/r*Fn v = 2πr/T and Fn = mg so.... mv^2 (2...
*February 20, 2012*

**Probability**

In a Cc x Cc crossing of peas, 5 offspring are of genotype CC, 12 are of genotype Cc, and 6 are of genotype cc. What is the probability of this event?
*February 16, 2012*

**Chemistry**

How many formula units of (NH4)3PO4 are present in 12.25 g of K3PO4? Please explain so I can do these in the future! Very confused.
*February 15, 2012*

**Chemistry**

So the answer is 4.88?
*February 15, 2012*

**Chemistry**

If 2.44 moles of H2 are reacted with excess Cl2, how many moles of Hcl can be produced? Please explain.
*February 15, 2012*

**Physics**

Ultrasound with a frequency of 4.275 MHz can be used to produce images of the human body. If the speed of sound in the body is the same(1.79 km/s) as in salt water, what is the wavelength in the body?
*February 6, 2012*

**algebra**

-13^2-4(-13)(36) That answer squared
*February 6, 2012*

**English**

What kind of clause would (when painters looked at rapidly moving horses.) would it be a adverb,adjective, or noun?
*February 6, 2012*

**Physics**

A car's initial velocity of 13.5 m/s accelerates at a rate of 1.9 m/s^2 for 6.2 s. Then, it accelerates at a rate of -1.2 m/s^2 until it stops. 1) What is the car's maximum speed? 2) What is the total time from the start of the first acceleration until the car is ...
*February 1, 2012*

**Physics**

A car is speeding at 33.4 m/s. A police car starts in pursuit from rest when the car is 100 m past the cruiser. At what rate must the cruiser accelerate to catch the speeder before the state line, 1.2 km away from the speeding car? Include all steps if possible please, so that...
*February 1, 2012*

**English- Infinitive phrases**

That website is very helpful! Thank you :) So, because there is no "to" would the infinitive phrase include the verb too? : "made him work hard"
*January 29, 2012*

**English- Infinitive phrases**

For this question, the directions say to name the TWO infinitive phrases in this sentence... His wish to succeed as an architect made him work hard. I know that "to succeed as an architect" would be one infinitive phrase, but there isn't another "to" ? ...
*January 29, 2012*

**Probability**

Assume that 20% of a very common insect species in your study area is parasitized. Assume that insects are parasitized independently of each other. If you collect 10 specimens of this species, what is the probability that no more than 2 specimens in your sample are parasitized...
*January 27, 2012*

**Probability**

A drug company claims that a new headache drug will bring instant relief in 90% of all cases. If a person is treated with a placebo, there is a 20% chance that the person will feel instant relief. In a clinical trial, half the subjects are treated with the new drug and the ...
*January 27, 2012*

**Probability**

A drawer contains six bags numbered 1-6, respectively. Bag i contains i blue balls and 2 green balls. You roll a fair die and then pick a ball out of the bag with the number shown on the die. What is the probability that the ball is blue? Thank you!
*January 27, 2012*

**Probability**

A screening test for a disease shows a positive test result in 95% of all cases when the disease is actually present and in 20% of all cases when it is not. When the test was administered to a large number of people, 21.5% of the results were positive. What is the prevalence ...
*January 27, 2012*

**Probability**

You toss a fair coin four times. Find the probability of no more than three heads given that at least one toss resulted in heads. Thank you very much!!
*January 27, 2012*

**Geometry **

The ratio of the side lengths of a triangle. Is 2:4:5 and the perimeter is 55 cm. What is the length of the shortest side?
*January 25, 2012*

**Chemistry**

would you multiple 500x0.20 and then divide the amount with 1.30
*January 20, 2012*

**Chemistry**

large dose of vitamin C are supposed to cure the common cold. One commercial over-the-counter product consists of 500-mg tablets that are 20% by weight vitamin C. How many tablets should one take for a 1.30g dose of vitamin C?
*January 20, 2012*

**chemistry**

As the temperature of a gaseous substance is decreased at constant pressure, it will undergo a series of physical changes. Which is the correct sequence of physical states that will be encountered? a.Liquid, solid, gas b.Gas, solid, liquid c.Solid, liquid, gas d.Gas, liquid, ...
*January 20, 2012*

**chemistry**

As the temperature of a gaseous substance is decreased at constant pressure, it will undergo a series of physical changes. Which is the correct sequence of physical states that will be encountered?
*January 20, 2012*

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