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November 20, 2014

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Math Word Problem
At 6am a few bacteria fall into a can of syrup in a broken garbage bag. The conditions of warmth, moisture, and food are perfect for growth and the population doubles every 20 minutes. By 6pm the bacteria are overcrowded and dry and their food is gone.At what time does the ...
November 9, 2008

Calculus
The gravitational force, F, on a rocket at a distance, r, from the center of the earth is given by F=k/r^2 where k = 10^13 newton • km2. When the rocket is 10^4 km from the center of the earth, it is moving away at 0.2 km/sec. How fast is the gravitational force changing ...
November 9, 2008

Calculus
A dose, D, of a drug causes a temperature change, T, in apatient. For C a positive constant, t is given by T=((C/2)-(D/3))D^3. (a) What is the rate of change of temperature change with respect to dose. (b) For what dose does the temperature change increase as the dose ...
November 9, 2008

Calculus
(A) Find the equations of the tangent lines to the circle x^2 +y^2=25 at the points where x=4. (B) Find the equations of the normal lines to this circle at the same points. (The normal line is perpendicular to the tangent line at that point.) (C) At what point do the two ...
November 7, 2008

Calculus
(a) Find dy/dx given that x^2+y^2-4x+7y=15. (b) Under what conditions on x and/or y is the tangent line to this curve horizontal? Vertical? For part A, I simplifid it to -(2x+4/2y+7) For part B,I am confused on what to do?
November 7, 2008

Implicit Functions
Find the slope of the tangent to the curve at the point specified. x^3+5x^2y+2y^2=4y+11 at (1,2) So far I simplified it to -(3x^2-10y/5x^2+4y-4) which I think then simplifies to -(8/3). What do I do from here....?
November 7, 2008

Calculus
Suppose f(x) is differentiable at x=a. What does tangent line approximation, y=, mean? Select all that apply (A) Local linearization (B) y=f(x)-f(a)-f'(a)(x-a) (C) The best liner approximation of f(x) near a (D) After zooming y is a good approxiamtion to f(x) (E) f(x)~y=f(...
November 5, 2008

Calculus
Suppose f(x) is differentiable at x=a. What does tangent line approximation, y=, mean? Select all that apply (A) Local linearization (B) y=f(x)-f(a)-f'(a)(x-a) (C) The best liner approximation of f(x) near a (D) After zooming y is a good approxiamtion to f(x) (E) f(x)~y=f(...
November 5, 2008

Calculus
Suppose f(x) is differentiable at x=a. What does tangent line approximation, y=, mean? Select all that apply (A) Local linearization (B) y=f(x)-f(a)-f'(a)(x-a) (C) The best liner approximation of f(x) near a (D) After zooming y is a good approxiamtion to f(x) (E) f(x)~y=f(...
November 5, 2008

Calculus
Find dy/dx of the function 10x^2+4y^2=sqrt(7). Is the answer 20x+8y=0
November 5, 2008

Derivatives
Find dy/dx for the function, xy-x-12y-3=0. Is the answer -14,I got this from 1-1-12=0, which solves to -14.
November 5, 2008

Calculus
Suppose f(x) is differentiable at x=a. What does tangent line approximation, y=, mean? Select all that apply (A) Local linearization (B) y=f(x)-f(a)-f'(a)(x-a) (C) The best liner approximation of f(x) near a (D) After zooming y is a good approxiamtion to f(x) (E) f(x)~y=f(...
November 5, 2008

Calculus
(a) Find the tangent line approximation for sqrt(9+x) near x=0. (b)Find a formula for the error, E(x),in the tangent line approximation found in part (a). For part A, is the answer y=3. For part b, I don't understand , any help would be greatly appreciated.
November 5, 2008

Calculus
Find the derivative of 10x^2+4y^2=sqrt(7). Is the answer 20x+8y=0
November 5, 2008

Calculus
Find the derivative of the function, xy-x-12y-3=0. Is the answer -14,I got this from 1-1-12=0, which solves to -14.
November 5, 2008

Calculus
According to the US Census, the world population P, in billions, is approximately P=6.342e^(0.011t); where t is in years since January 1, 2004. At what rate was the world's population increasing on January 1, 2005? Give your answer in millions per year. Is the answer 6412 ...
November 5, 2008

Engineering/Algebra
A cardboard tube has a failure stress of 4,960,000 N/m^2 and an axial stress of 75 N/cm^2, find the factor of safety of the tube. Is the answer 66133.33
November 4, 2008

Engineering/Algebra
A cardboard tube is loaded with a 15.3 N axial load. The tube has an outside diameter of 2.5 cm and a wall thickness of .035 cm. Find the axial stress in the cardboard tube. Is the answer 75 N/cm^2? If so can you show me your way of getting to this answer.
November 4, 2008

Engineering/Algebra
A balsa wood glider wing has the following properties during flight: Thickness= 0.3175 cm I= 0.0733 cm^4 Moment= 4.2 N-cm Find the bending stress in the wing. Express your answer in N/m^2. Is the answer either 9.096 N/m^2 or 18.192 N/m^2
November 4, 2008

Engineering/ Algebra
A balsa wood glider wing has the following properties during flight: Thickness= 0.3175 cm I= 0.0733 cm^4 Moment= 4.2 N-cm Find the bending stress in the wing. Express your answer in N/m^2. Is the answer either 9.096 N/m^2 or 18.192 N/m^2
November 4, 2008

Engineering/ Algebra
A balsa wood glider wing has the following properties during flight: Thickness = 0.3175 cm I = 0.0733 cm^4 Moment = 4.2 N-cm Find the bending stress in the wing. Express your answer in N/m^2. Is the answer 9.09 N/m^2 or 18.19 N/m^2
November 4, 2008

math
what percent is 23 students out of 51 students and how do you solve it
October 30, 2008

Calculus
Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Would this be a good explanation? The process of global optimization refers to ...
October 27, 2008

Calculus
Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Does this have to do with the first derivative rule or second derivative rule ...
October 27, 2008

Calculus
A rectangular beam is cut from a cylindrical log of radius 30 cm. The strength of a beam of width w and height h is proportional to wh^2. Find the width and height of the beam of maximum strength. Is the width 45 and the height 20.
October 26, 2008

Calculus
A rectangular swimming pool is to be built with an area of 1800 square feet. The owner wants 5-foot wide decks along either side and 10-foot wide decks at the two ends. Find the dimensions of the smallest piece of property on which the pool can be built satisfying these ...
October 25, 2008

Calculus
Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Does this have to do with the first derivative rule or second derivative rule ...
October 25, 2008

Calculus (Global Max)
Explain the global optimization process for a continuous function over a closed interval. Be sure to identify all steps involved and clearly explain how the derivative is utilized in this process. Does this have to do with the first derivative rule or second derivative rule ...
October 25, 2008

Calculus
The hypotenuse of a right triangle has one end at the origin and one end on the curve y=x^(7)e^(-7x) , with x greater than or equal to 0. One of the other two sides is on the x-axis, the other side is parallel to the y-axis. Find the maximum area of such a triangle. Round your...
October 21, 2008

Calculus
Find a forula for the following function. A line with slope 5 and x-intercept 10 is the answer y(x)= 5x-50
October 16, 2008

Calculus
Find a formula for the following function. A parabola opening downward with its vertex at (6,1) and y -intercept equal to -35. (y-1)^2=4(-35)(x-6) Please help
October 16, 2008

Algebra
Find a forula for the following function. A line with slope 5 and x-intercept 10 is the answer y(x)= 5x-50
October 16, 2008

Calculus
Use analytical methods to find the exact global maximum and minimum values of the function f(x)=8x-ln(4x) for x >0. If a global maximum or minimum does not exist, enter the word NONE. For the global maximum at x=none, But for the Global minimum at x=? Is the Global minimum ...
October 16, 2008

SCIENCE
WATS THE REACTION BETWEEN IRON AND SULPER AND WATS THE ENERGY BETWEEN THEM
October 9, 2008

math
Is anyone familar with Sharon Wells Math? How do you solve a word problem using their program?
October 6, 2008

Social Studies
Rain can collect easily in a dried out waterbed called a _____________
September 30, 2008

Calculus
f(x)=x^3(x^(4)-8) Find f '(x) by multiplying out before taking the derivative Is the answer x^12+-8+x^12-8x^3 simplified to 2x^12-8x^3+-16
September 30, 2008

Chemistry
Alexander, who weighs 159lbs , decides to climb Mt. Krumpett, which is 5460ft high. For his food supply, he decides to take nutrition bars. The label on the bars states that each 100g bar contains 10g of fat, 40g of protein, and 50g of carbohydrates.Alexander wants to know ...
September 29, 2008

Chemisrty
I am getting 22.6, but it says that is the wrong answer. 450*2000*4.18=3762000 159*5460*9.8=8507772 I am setting them equal to eachother and getting 2.26, but it says the answer is wrong. Please help.
September 29, 2008

Chemisrty
Alexander, who weighs 159lbs , decides to climb Mt. Krumpett, which is 5460ft high. For his food supply, he decides to take nutrition bars. The label on the bars states that each 100g bar contains 10g of fat, 40g of protein, and 50g of carbohydrates.Alexander wants to know ...
September 29, 2008

Chemistry
Alexander, who weighs 159 , decides to climb Mt. Krumpett, which is 5460 high. For his food supply, he decides to take nutrition bars. The label on the bars states that each 100- bar contains 10 of fat, 40 of protein, and 50 of carbohydrates.Alexander wants to know exactly how...
September 27, 2008

Chemisty
Is it 450 calories I don't know what you mean by 2mgh
September 27, 2008

Chemisty
Alexander, who weighs 159 , decides to climb Mt. Krumpett, which is 5460 high. For his food supply, he decides to take nutrition bars. The label on the bars states that each 100- bar contains 10 of fat, 40 of protein, and 50 of carbohydrates.Alexander wants to know exactly how...
September 27, 2008

Calculus
Find the derivative. g(x)=cos(x^6) Isn't the answer -6xsin(x^6)
September 27, 2008

Calculus
Find the derivative of the given function w=((t^3)+8)^103 Isnt the answer 309t((t^3)+8)^102
September 27, 2008

Chemistry
If 560.70 g of water (22degrees) is displaced, what volume of gas displaced it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am thinking about using PV=NRT, but do I assume the value of the pressure is 1. Also using 560.7 do i determine the amount of moles?
September 26, 2008

Chemistry
A gaseous mixture of and contains 30.8 nitrogen by mass. What is the partial pressure of oxygen in the mixture if the total pressure is 505mmHG ? I am getting .41 * (505/750)= .27 .27 is my answer, is this right.
September 26, 2008

Chemistry
Which metal would you expect to generate more gas when exposed to a weakly acidic solution, K or Ca? I say K because it only needs to lose one electron. Is this true?
September 24, 2008

Calculus
At STP, 1.00 g of calcium is placed into an acidic solution, and 407 mL of hydrogen gas is collected. What is the ratio of moles of calcium consumed to moles of hydrogen produced? a)1.37:1.00 b)1.00:1.64 c)0.928:1.00 d) 0.500:1.00 Is the answer A, if so, can you explain the ...
September 22, 2008

Chemistry
Butane,C4H10 , is a component of natural gas that is used as fuel for cigarette lighters.At 1.00atm and 23 degrees Celsius , how many liters of carbon dioxide are formed by the combustion of 1.00 of butane? 2C4H10+13O2 yields 8CO2+10H2o Any help would be greatly appreciated
September 21, 2008

Chemistry
Butane, , is a component of natural gas that is used as fuel for cigarette lighters.At 1.00 and 23 , how many liters of carbon dioxide are formed by the combustion of 1.00 of butane? 2C4H10+13O2 yields 8CO2+10H2o
September 21, 2008

Chemistry
Imagine that you have a 7.00 gas tank and a 3.00 gas tank. You need to fill one tank with oxygen and the other with acetylene to use in conjunction with your welding torch. If you fill the larger tank with oxygen to a pressure of 145 , to what pressure should you fill the ...
September 21, 2008

Calculus
For each value of h, evaluate the following function. Round your answer to four decimal places. lim h->0 (4+h)^(3)-64/h A) h=0.01 B) h=0.001 C) h=0.0001 D) h=-0.01 E) h=-0.001 F) h=-0.0001 For A I got 48.9 For B I got 48.99 For C I got 48.999 For D I got 47.9 For E I got 47...
September 21, 2008

Calculus
For each value of h, evaluate the following function. Round your answer to four decimal places. lim h->0 (4+3)^(3)-64/h A) h=0.01 B) h=0.001 C) h=0.0001 D) h=-0.01 E) h=-0.001 F) h=-0.0001 For A I got 48.9 For B I got 48.99 For C I got 48.999 For D I got 47.9 For E I got ...
September 21, 2008

Calculus
I am given the function P=9e^(-0.9t) In the funcion form P=(P initial)(a^t) what are the values of P initial and a P initial is 9 what is a?
September 21, 2008

CHemistry
Butane, , is a component of natural gas that is used as fuel for cigarette lighters.At 1.00 and 23 , how many liters of carbon dioxide are formed by the combustion of 1.00 of butane?
September 21, 2008

Chemistry
When heated, calcium carbonate decomposes to yield calcium oxide and carbon dioxide gas. How many grams of calcium carbonate are needed to produce 81.0 of carbon dioxide at STP? Is the asnwer 80.95
September 21, 2008

Chemistry
Imagine that you have a 7.00 gas tank and a 3.00 gas tank. You need to fill one tank with oxygen and the other with acetylene to use in conjunction with your welding torch. If you fill the larger tank with oxygen to a pressure of 145 , to what pressure should you fill the ...
September 21, 2008

Chemistry
If it takes three "breaths" to blow up a balloon to 1.2 , and each breath supplies the balloon with 0.060 moles of exhaled air, how many moles of air are in a 3.0 balloon. Express your answer in moles using two significant figures Would the answer be 0.38 mol?
September 18, 2008

Chemistry
If it takes three "breaths" to blow up a balloon to 1.2 , and each breath supplies the balloon with 0.060 moles of exhaled air, how many moles of air are in a 3.0 balloon. Express your answer in moles using two significant figures Would the answer be 0.38 mol?
September 17, 2008

Calculus
Find the volume of the solid generated by revolving the region enclosed in the triangle with vertices (4.6,4.6), (4.6,0), (6.7,4.6) about the x-axis.
September 16, 2008

physics
can someone help with the question below, it really give me a hard time "thought experiments" were to be conducted on moving trains or rocket ships. Answer following question: 1. What would the results of the free fall experimen be if you set the apparatus up and ...
September 16, 2008

7th grade
is a pea a fleshy or dry fruit
September 14, 2008

Calculus
Find a formula for the derivatives of the function m(x)=1/(x+1) IS the answer -1/(x+h)(x+h+1)
September 13, 2008

Calculus
Use algebra to evaluate the limit of lim h->0 (2-h)^(3)-8/h. Is the answer -12
September 12, 2008

Calculus
Use algebra to evaluate the limit of lim h->0 (2-h)^3-8/h. Is the answer -12
September 12, 2008

Calculus
Use algebra to evaluate the limit of lim h->0 (2-h)^3-8/h. Is the answer -12
September 12, 2008

Calculus
Find a formula for the derivatives of the function m(x)=1/(x+1) Please help.....Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
September 12, 2008

math
what is this word unscrambled cryhootiamxtmoi
September 12, 2008

Calculus
Let a=8, f(x)=|x-8|/x You are given lim x->a- f(x)=lim x->8- |x-8|/x Is the limit of the value 0.
September 11, 2008

Calculus
Let a=8, f(x)=|x-8|/x You are given lim x->a+ f(x)=lim x->8+ |x-8|/x Is the limit of the value 0.
September 11, 2008

Calculus
Let a=8, f(x)=|x-8|/x Is the value of the limit 0.
September 11, 2008

Calculus
consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. The function is not continous and it is not continous on 7 (which is the t=...
September 11, 2008

Calculus
For f(x)=(3x^2-5x+2)/(2x^2-6) complete the statements. f(x)->_________ as x->-infinity f(x)->_________ as x->infinity In the blanks, I say for the first one infinity then -infinity for the second one.
September 11, 2008

Calculus
COnsider g(x)=(8)/(x-6) on (6,13) (a) Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the x -value where the function is not continuous. Is is continous? If not? what interval then?
September 11, 2008

Calculus
consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. Is the t value 0
September 11, 2008

Calculus
consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. I say continous, am I wrong? If I am wrong what interval is it on?
September 11, 2008

Calculus
COnsider g(x)=(8)/(x-6) on (6,13) (a) Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the x -value where the function is not continuous. Is is continous? If not? what interval then?
September 11, 2008

Calculus
Is this function continuous on the given interval? 7x+(x^2/3) on[-5,5] I say no, because it is undefined at some value in the interval.
September 10, 2008

Calculus
COnsider g(x)=(8)/(x-6) on (6,13) (a) Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the x -value where the function is not continuous. Is is continous? If not? what interval then?
September 10, 2008

Calculus
consider k(t)=(e^t)/(e^t-7) on[-7,7] Is this function continuous on the given interval? If it is continuous, type "continuous". If not, give the t -value where the function is not continuous. I say continous, am I wrong? If I am wrong what interval is it on?
September 10, 2008

algebra
When solving for the roots of a quadratic equation, three (3) possibilities may arise what are these three possible cases? What do each of these cases mean?
September 10, 2008

Calculus
Consider the function f(x)=sin(1/x) Find a sequence of x-values that approach 0 such that (1) sin (1/x)=0 {Hint: Use the fact that sin(pi) = sin(2pi)=sin(3pi)=...=sin(npi)=0} (2) sin (1/x)=1 {Hint: Use the fact that sin(npi)/2)=1 if n= 1,5,9...} (3) sin (1/x)=-1 (4) Explain ...
September 9, 2008

Calculus
Consider the function f(x)=sin(1/x) Find a sequence of x-values that approach 0 such that (1) sin (1/x)=0 {Hint: Use the fact that sin(pi) = sin(2pi)=sin(3pi)=...=sin(npi)=0} (2) sin (1/x)=1 {Hint: Use the fact that sin(npi)/2)=1 if n= 1,5,9...} (3) sin (1/x)=-1 (4) Explain ...
September 9, 2008

Calculus
Consider the function f(x)=sin(1/x) Find a sequence of x-values that approach 0 such that sin (1/x)=0 sin (1/x)=1 sin (1/x)=-1 Is sin sin (1/x)=0 and sin (1/x)=-1 does not exist. What is sin (1/x)=1 then.
September 8, 2008

Calculus
Consider the function f(x)=sin(1/x) Find a sequence of x-values that approach 0 such that sin (1/x)=0 sin (1/x)=1 sin (1/x)=-1 Is sin sin (1/x)=0 and sin (1/x)=-1 does not exist. What is sin (1/x)=1 then. How would I show the sequence of values, any help would be greatly ...
September 8, 2008

Calculus
Use algebraic manipulations to evaluate lim x->infinity for the function. f(x)=x^2+4/x+3 Is the answer 1 or interdemediate?
September 8, 2008

Calculus
Find a value of the constant k such that the limit exists. lim x->1 (x^2-kx+4)/(x-1) Is the answer 5?
September 8, 2008

Algebra
1/x(x+4) Is the answer x+4/x
September 8, 2008

Calculus
A freight company will move one truck load of material according to the following cost schedule: The base shipping fee is $400 for any distance up to and including 150 miles and an additional $50 for each 50 mile increment over 150 miles. The cargo cost is 15 cents per pound ...
September 7, 2008

Chemistry
You have a 12 M solution of hydrochloric acid. How many milliliters of this solution will give 25.0 mL of 2.0 M hydrochloric acid when diluted? Very confusing, If I can get a step by step process on how to figure this out, that would be great.
September 6, 2008

Chemistry
You have a 12 M solution of hydrochloric acid. How many milliliters of this solution will give 25.0 mL of 2.0 M hydrochloric acid when diluted? Very confusing, If I can get a step by step process on how to figure this out, that would be great.
September 6, 2008

Chemistry
10.0 g of H2SO4 are added to 50. 0 mL of water. Is the answer 200. If not how do you approach the problem to get the solution.
September 6, 2008

Chemistry
3.392 g of unknown oxalate product is titrated with 0.201 M KMnO4. The initial burette reading is 11.23 mL, and the final burette reading is 46.88 mL. How many moles of MnO4- were added? Once again any helpwould be greatly appreciated.
September 4, 2008

Chemistry
You have a 12 M solution of hydrochloric acid. How many milliliters of this solution will give 25.0 mL of 2.0 M hydrochloric acid when diluted? Where to start, and Where to end. The process of figuring this problem would be greatly appreciated.
September 4, 2008

english language arts
4)The cross-country team ran (down the avenue) and (through the park).
September 3, 2008

english language arts
Ms.Sue is this right? 1)The puppy came (to our tent) and slept (at the foot) (of my sleeping bag). 2)A skywriter flew (over the field) (during the game). 3)The city was (without power) (for several hours) 4)The cross-country team ran down the avenue and through the park.
September 3, 2008

something
but some of them have adverbs and i get confuse
September 3, 2008

something
identify prepositions and subjects some have more than 1 1)The puppy came to our tent and slept at the foot of my sleeping bag. 2)A skywriter flew over the field during the game. 3)The city was without power for several hours 4)The cross-country team ran down the avenue and ...
September 3, 2008

Language Arts
well it was important beause later on it helped invent wagons and cars ,transpotation, and sign of some intelligence
September 3, 2008

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