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**Math**

How do i find the equation of a parabola in the form ax^2+bx+c?
*January 7, 2008*

**AP CHEM**

An ice cube tray contains enough water at 22.0 C to make 18 ice cubes that each have a mass of 30.0g. The tray is placed in a freezer that uses CF2CL2 as a refridgerant. The heat of vap of CF2CL2 is 158 J/g. What mass of CF@CL2 must be vaporized in the refridgeration cycle to ...
*January 2, 2008*

**AP Chemistry**

Thank you!
*January 2, 2008*

**AP Chemistry**

I was wondering if anyone could possible help me with this homework question? The normal boiling point for acetone is 56.5 degrees C. At an elevation of 5300 ft the atmospheric pressure is 630. torr. What would be the boiling point of acetone (deltahvap = 32.0 kJ/mol) at this ...
*January 2, 2008*

**What is discrete math? And is it relatively easy?**

I ask because my TA recommended taking it next semester along with calc 3. My major is electrical engineering, and I might throw actuarial science into the mix too. So yeah, lots of math.
*December 18, 2007*

**French**

thats right
*December 10, 2007*

**Math**

why does the president put vegtables in his blender?
*December 9, 2007*

**physics**

i dont get it
*December 4, 2007*

**How do you use the substitution method in math?**

Example: 2y + x = 3 (1) 4y – 3x = 1 (2) Equation 1 looks like it would be easy to solve for x, so we take it and isolate x: 2y + x = 3 x = 3 – 2y (3) Now we can use this result and substitute 3 - 2y in for x in equation 2: Now that we have y, we still need to ...
*November 28, 2007*

**Biology**

they have exoskeletons?
*November 27, 2007*

**English (Classical Myths)**

I have a myth project assigned. I got lucky (or so I thought) and had the myth of Polyphemus. Wikipedia has it if anyone doesnt know it. There are three things that I need for my project: 1) The moral of the story. 2) How the story explains natural phenomenon. 3) How the myth ...
*November 27, 2007*

**biology - requirements of diffusion?**

Im pretty sure its D because I think both A and C are needed and B sounds logical.
*November 27, 2007*

**Math**

oh lol, first I looked at this question and I was like wow, this is impossible to do because I thought you were asking for the COMMON factor for all of those... in the case of factors of each individual #... it should take you less than 5 minutes to do them... so you have ...
*November 20, 2007*

**math**

please help! find 3 consective numbers with a sum of 12. find three consective numbers with a sum of 45
*November 20, 2007*

**College Algebra ~ Please Help**

Anything related to projectile is related to quadratic. Examples can range from shooting a bullet like the example above to a simple action such as throwing a baseball upward. You can use quadratic to figure out what is the maximum height your ball will goes up to, what's ...
*November 20, 2007*

**biology**

umm... aren't they both contain DNA and DNA is made out of nitrogenous base and phosphate backbone? So I would say nitrogen and phosphorous.
*November 19, 2007*

**Algebra/Trigonometry**

huh? what is this? lol... 1/y-1/y = 0... then -3 = -3 duh?
*November 18, 2007*

**Chemistry**

1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6
*November 18, 2007*

**Chemistry**

Not 100% sure, but I say it's D. I think there are only 4 orbitals: s(2), p(6), d(10), f(18).
*November 18, 2007*

**Biology**

In glycolysis, Acetyl-CoA is recycled so it can be used again for another cycle or elsewhere for biosynthesis.
*November 18, 2007*

**science**

Efficiency can never reach 100% because there's always loss of energy during the process of carrying out work. One example is energy loss because they're converted into heat while operating.
*November 16, 2007*

**math**

Okay, this one you really really should plot out the coordinates. It will give you an approximate orientation of the line. If plotted it out and realized that ST is a diagonal segment with a POSITIVE slope (meaning it goes up from left to right, that let you know that the y ...
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

No, I didn't say D is (3,-1). The question asks you for 3 points on the segment CD that will divide that segment to 4 pieces equally. I'm just saying that the CLOSEST point to CD is (3,-1) just to correct what drwls said. The 3 points on the segment CD are (3,-1), (3,2...
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

Just plot out the two points and connect them and count the number of squares on your graphing papers to find the length. You should have 12 squares total in length if you drew in correctly because (8+|-4|) =12. Now you need to divide that into 4 equal parts so do 12/4 = 3 ...
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

3^2 is where I get the +9 from... the -6x is from (-3x)+(-3x). Solution = (-2,-1),(8,-1).
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

13^2 mean "13 square" or "13 x 13" or "13 raise to the power of 2". You have to square both sides of the equation to cancel off the "square root" on the right side of the equation so you can figure out "x", not "square ...
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

All right... so you have two points (x,-1) and (3,11) this is correlating to (x1,y1) and (x2,y2)in the distance formula. d = sqroot [(x2-x1)^2 + (y2-y1)^2] Plug in the numbers and you'll have: 13 = sqroot [(3-x)^2 + (11-(-1))^2] 13^2 = x^2-6x+9 + 12^2 169 = x^2-6x+153 0 = ...
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

I replied you, but I can't see it down here. Click on your first post of your question to view it.
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

Okay, to do all these problems relating to point coordinates. The first thing you do is to plot those points on the graph so you can have a clear picture of what it looks like. That's just a hint although you might be able to do this without plotting it, but it will be ...
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

Maybe re-wording this question will help you out. Find the distance between two points: a)(-4,3) and (5,-4) b)(-3,-2) and (3,5) I'm sure your teacher gave you this formula: d = sqroot [(x2 - x1)^2 + (y2 - y1)^2] where x and y are defined as (x,y) in the coordinate. x2 just...
*November 13, 2007*

**Chemistry - Kinetics**

a) Yes, you can probably tell because the activation energy gets lower and thus allow the reaction to speed up way faster than without a catalyst... it's kind of dumb to ask if in catalyst is involved in a CATALYZED reaction... b) No, the catalyst will get recycled at the ...
*November 13, 2007*

**Genetic**

I need to write a proposal of the possible traits we can actually measure in lab. What are some quantatitive traits of woodlice/isopod beside measuring their maximum speed.
*November 13, 2007*

**math**

What do you mean by "how would be the answer"? The answer to this problem is 1.
*November 7, 2007*

**math**

At 4:00 Joe's thermoter read 30C. He put it in the freezer and read it every 5 minutes. At 4:05pm, the temperature was 23C. At4:10pm the temperature was 16C.The pattern continues, when will the temperature be below 0C?
*November 5, 2007*

**science-physics**

Mrs.sue your an idiot
*November 5, 2007*

**Evolution**

In an experiment using quantitative genetic approaches to investigate the evolution of butterfly eye-spots as a model system for understanding development. There are 3 groups of butterfly populations: small (mean diameter = 2.6 mm), intermediate (3.4 mm), and large eyespots (3...
*November 5, 2007*

**Algebra 2**

The way I think of "range" is the possible values of the y-axis on your graph. The easiest way to see this is to actually enter the function into your graphing calculator and graph it out. In your example, you have a straight line with a slope of -1/3, so basically ...
*November 5, 2007*

**math**

how many possible 3 digit numbers are there that have a middle zero? how many possible 4 digit numbers are there that have two middle zeros? Explain your answears
*November 4, 2007*

**CHEMISTRY**

I don't even understand how this question works. How do I solve it? A microwave oven heats by radiating food with microwave radiation, which is absorbed by the food and converted to heat. suppose an oven's microwave is 13.7 cm. a container w/ 175 mL of water was placed...
*October 31, 2007*

**IB Math Studies**

Would it be appropriate to use a chi-square test for analysis of statistics in the following topics? •Number of Surgical Fatalities vs. U.S. State •Number of professional men’s soccer injuries vs. country of their team
*October 28, 2007*

**AP US History**

compare the rebellion of the american revolution to the rebellion of the civil war
*October 28, 2007*

**CHEM-HELP!!!!**

help? how do i calculate the heat of formation of a solid? i only know how to find the heat of formation of a liquid. here's what i have so far. delta t= 16.8 degrees c mass= 33.136 g cp = 4.184 j/g degrees c m cp delta t = -2329J (process is exothermic) what do i do now?
*October 24, 2007*

**English**

Does anyone recall the mythical beasts that were described on the map in Ondaatje's Running in The Family, the chapter entitled Tabula Asiae? I left my book in my locker ;/
*October 24, 2007*

**Chemistry**

Zinc is often used to calibrate calorimeters because it undergoes a very sharp phase transition from the solid to the liquid at 419.5°C. Calculate the enthalpy change when 5 g of zinc metal is heated from 100°C to the point where the entire sample is melted. (The heat ...
*October 23, 2007*

**Math**

If you say "10 less than y". Does it mean 10-y or y-10. Which is correct and why?
*October 17, 2007*

**CHEMISTRY**

If 142.38 g of l water at 21.7 degrees C is placed into a syrofoam cup with 174.36 g of ice at -27.5 degrees C what would be the final temperature of the entire contents at equilibrium? If it is partially frozen, how many g of the ice has melted? given values cp water = 4.184 ...
*October 14, 2007*

**computer class (please look!!!)**

use google book search to find the first line of page 3 in the book 'curious george goes to a chocolate factory' [sorry to make you do this hw but my internet is not fast enought to load this page] thx ^^!
*October 2, 2007*

**Chemistry**

2 HCl (aq) + Ba (OH2) (aq) ----> BaCl2 + 2 H20 (l) deltaH = -118 kJ Calculate the heat when 100.0 mL of 0.500 M HCl is mixed with 300.0 mL of 0.100 M Ba(Oh2). Assuming that the temp. of both solutions was initially 25.0 degrees C and that the final mixture has a mass of 400...
*October 1, 2007*

**CHEMISTRY**

A 2.75 g sample of the hydrocarbon acetone, CH3COCH3, is burned in a bomb calorimeter with 975 mL of water, initially at 23.50 degrees celsius. The bomb is constructed of 285.0 g of nickel metal having a specific heat capacity of Cp = 0.826 J/ g degrees C. The final ...
*September 30, 2007*

**Ap Chemistry**

Posted by Jake on Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 1:08pm. My objective is to find the molar volume of a gas. Is this the correct balanced equation for magnesium ribbon reacting with hydrochloric acid to form hydrogen gas? 2Mg (s) + 2HCL (l) ----> H2 (g) + 2MgCl (aq) Also, I&#...
*September 25, 2007*

**AP Chemistry**

Thanks, sir. This is what I did, could you tell me if its correct? given value 1.072 g/meter 1.072 g/m X .02 m [the magnesium ribbon was 2.0 cm] = 0.02144 gMg Then to find the moles of H2: 0.02144 g mg ( 1 mol Mg/24.31 g Mg) (2 mol H2/1 mol Mg) = 1.76 X 10^ -3
*September 23, 2007*

**AP Chemistry**

My objective is to find the molar mass of a gas. Is this the correct balanced equation for magnesium ribbon reacting with hydrochloric acid to form hydrogen gas? 2Mg (s) + 2HCL (l) ----> H2 (g) + 2MgCl (aq) Also, I'm required to find the mass of the magnesium ribbon in ...
*September 23, 2007*

**Economics**

economics
*September 22, 2007*

**pigskin geography**

i dentifly the panhandle state the the seattle seahaw will fly over going to their game
*September 19, 2007*

**american history**

What were republicans plans to do about Roosevelt not following through with things he said he would do? like not using the bullypullpit and stuff. PLEASE HELP!
*September 15, 2007*

**science**

how do u convert tons into kilograms?
*September 13, 2007*

**Chemistry**

Carminic acid,a naturally occuring red pigment extracted from the cochineal insect, contains only C,H,and O. It was commonly used as a dye in the first half of the nineteenth century. It is 53.66% C and 4.09% H by mass. A titration of the 0.3602 g sample pf the carminic acid ...
*August 27, 2007*

**physics- electrodynamics**

can someone walk me through this --- you'd be a lifesaver a rectangular pipe running parallel to the z axis(-‡ to +‡) has 3 grounded metal sides at y=0, y=a and x=0. the fourth side at x=b is maintained at a specified potential v0(y). a. Develop a ...
*August 5, 2007*

**science**

Are there any related structure from an asprin? To show how important an asprin is from using a carboxylic acid. You need to clarify your question. I need to produce a related structure of the molecular features of carboxyli acid, size hydrocarbon group on ester and distance ...
*July 12, 2007*

**social**

Do poor people have the same expectations in life as rich people> Expectations for what? Life goals? What's for dinner tomorrow? Their golf scores? Geeze kido, can you narrow it down a bit? It also depends on which poor people you are discussing. If poor people are ...
*May 17, 2007*

**spanish**

Did evita help the ppl of argentina..who did she help and how so? and Who did she hurt in her endeavors Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some sites for Eva Duarte Perón: 1. http://www.evitaperon.org/ (You can see and hear her here.) 2. http://...
*May 16, 2007*

**physics**

Can someone check these? 1. What device, developed in 1970, is able to make images of individual atoms? 1. The X-ray crystallographer 2. The laser 3. The Brownian motion detector 4. The scanning electron microscope My answer: 4 2. Which of the following is smallest? 1. Proton ...
*May 8, 2007*

**health**

This isn't a school question, this is for my own understanding. I'm thinking about majoring in it. What is the difference between a respiratory care person and a respiratory therapist? I think they are the same. And could someone tell me what goes into the job of ...
*May 6, 2007*

**English**

Could someone please help me make this feature article flow and be enticeing to the reader? With winter on the horizon, many Australians are again facing the prospect of drought. If there isn’t a better than average rain season this year many Australian farmers will be ...
*May 5, 2007*

**math,correction**

1/2(y-10)+y distributive propertys
*April 19, 2007*

**chem**

A solution contains 32 g of KNO3 per 100g of water at 25 degree C. Is the solution unsaturated, saturated, or supersaturated? I think its saturated Look at your saturation chart. I will be happy to critique your thinking. is there one online?
*April 5, 2007*

**physics**

When you hold your hand palm-up, the atmosphere exerts a force of about 800 N on the palm of your hand. Comparing this force with I. the force on the back of the hand, II. the force on the palm when you are holding your hand vertical, III. the force on the palm when it is palm...
*February 27, 2007*

**Complex numbers**

For the transformation w=(z+i)/(z-i) show that as z moves along the real axis, w moves along a circle centre O and radius 1 I do not know where to start changing it to polar form will help w=magnitude @ (arctan 1/z - arctan -1/z) where magnitude is sqrt (z^2+1)/(z^2+1) or w= 1...
*February 24, 2007*

**Maths again**

For the transformation w=z^2, show that as z moves once round the circle centre O and radius 2, w moves twice round centre O radius 4. I am okay finding the radius and centre of the locus but how do I show it moves twice roundfor w for z turning once. See my other post. ...
*February 24, 2007*

**Maths**

For the transformation w=z^2, find the locus of w when z lies on the imaginary axis. I thought the locus would be a line along the real axis as I thought w= r^2 or -r^2 but the book says it has argument pi which would mean only on the negative real axis ie w= -r^2 why both are...
*February 24, 2007*

**maths**

For the transformation w=z^2, find the locus of w when z lies on the imaginary axis. I thought the locus would be a line along the real axis as I thought w= r^2 or -r^2 but the book says it has argument pi which would mean only on the negative real axis ie w= -r^2 why both are...
*February 23, 2007*

**maths complex numbers**

Can abs(28-7w)=7abs(w) be written as abs(w-4)=abs(w) and if so why surely it should be abs(4-w)=abs(w) can any one explain why I can just chane the signs Yes, it can be written that way. I dont see that you have changed any signs, you factored a postive seven out of both sides...
*February 23, 2007*

**physical science**

How to learn to do the formulas for finding speed, distnace, and etc.?? *w*w*w*.*a*s*k*.*c*o*m* hey i cant help but heres a hint just go 2 (go on the words w/ the stares around them )and ask the question *w*w*w*.*a*s*k*.*c*o*m* hey i cant help but heres a hint just go 2 (go on...
*February 21, 2007*

**calculus**

a bacteria pop. grows exponentially. There are 1500 bacteria after 3 hours and 20,000 after 8 hours. ahving trouble finding the initial bacteria pop. thanks for the help In five hours the population get's larger by a factor 13 + 1/3-----> N(t) = N_0 * (13 + 1/3)^(t/5 ...
*February 15, 2007*

**Maths- complex numbers**

Find tan(3 theta) in terms of tan theta Use the formula tan (a + b) = (tan a + tan b)/[1 - tan a tan b) in two steps. First, let a = b = theta and get a formula for tan (2 theta). tan (2 theta) = 2 tan theta/[(1 - tan theta)^2] Then write down the equation for tan (2 theta + ...
*February 13, 2007*

**Maths**

Find tan(3 theta) in terms of tan theta
*February 12, 2007*

**unscrambling a word**

unscramble hautis hiatus
*February 5, 2007*

**Maths**

Given that arg((z-1)/(z-2i)) = pi/4 describe the locus of P and sketch this on an argand diagram. Show that the point (1,3) lies on this locus. I know it is an arc subtended from the points (0,2) and (1,0) but I do not know how to find the centre of the circle which I am ...
*February 5, 2007*

**Maths**

Given that arg((z-1)/(z-2i)) = pi/4 describe the locus of P and sketch this on an argand diagram. Show that the point (1,3) lies on this locus. I know it is an arc subtended from the points (0,2) and (1,0) but I do not know how to find the centre of the circle which I am ...
*February 4, 2007*

**Maths**

Given that arg((z-1)/(z-2i)) = pi/4 describe the locus of P and sketch this on an argand diagram. Show that the point (1,3) lies on this locus. I know it is an arc subtended from the points (0,2) and (1,0) but I do not know how to find the centre of the circle which I am ...
*February 4, 2007*

**Social Studies Question**

what is our environment?
*February 2, 2007*

**Statistics**

Check my answers please! Thanks a lot. Five students reported that the previous night they slept: 7,8,7,10,9 hours. Calculate the sample varience and standard deviation. sample varience = 1346.5 standard deviation = 36.7 Consider this. Ths standard deviation can never be ...
*February 1, 2007*

**math**

i need to integrate: (secx)^4 dx let u = sec x dv =sec^3 x dx Start with this. Then, you will have to deal with the integral of sec. You should be able to solve it after a few steps. Looks a little messy.
*February 1, 2007*

**Math -**

What would the interval be for a bar graph with the following data: 104,135,124,144,122 Highest number minus lowest number 144-104 = 40
*January 25, 2007*

**HELPPPPP**

A diver descends from a salvage ship to the ocean floor at a depth of 35 m below the surface. The density of ocean water is 1.025x10^3 kg/m^3. a) Calculate the guage pressure on the diver on the ocean floor. b) Calculate the absolute pressure on the diver on the ocean floor. ...
*January 21, 2007*

**analogies**

insurmountable: disadvantage Choices impermeable:water indomitable:defeat interminable:tedium inevitable:drawback insuperable:barrier and a sentence to prove How to solve analogies: http://www.teachervision.fen.com/vocabulary/reading-comprehension/6697.html Use with http://www...
*January 15, 2007*

**maths 2**

The original question I had was write arcsin4 in the form a+ib. I manage and understand how to get so far BUT How do I get from cosacoshb-isinasinhb=4 to 2m(pi)+/- iarccosh4 arcsin4 = a + b i ---> 4 = sin(a + bi) sin(a + bi) = sin(a)cos(bi) + cos(a) sin(bi) cos(bi) = cosh(...
*January 14, 2007*

**Maths**

How do I write arcsin4 in the form a+ib. I know the answer but do not Know how to get to it Take sinus of both sides: 4 = sin(a)cosh(b) + i cos(a)sinh(b) Equate real and imaginary parts. You then see that you can put a = pi/2. And it then follows that b = arccosh(4) Thanks for...
*January 14, 2007*

**HELP**

How United States and United Nation helping for Darfur? Please give me each exsample about Money, Aid and Military. And Is it enough? I already know US and UN gave Darfur some troopes, but I don't know Money and Aid. Essentially, the U.S. has not helped in Darfur.
*January 11, 2007*

**Government**

Why other countries (like Unites states, united nations) shold help victims in genocide of darfur? Because there are African nations. Couldn't African Nations help victims? Some African nations are helping the victims, but it doesn't look as though they are very ...
*January 7, 2007*

**Government**

How did United States help the victims for genocide of Durdar? From what I read the main action that the U.S. has taken is to urge the U.N. to recognize that the situation in Darfur (note spelling) is a genocide and to send U.N. troops to help stop the attrocities. Check these...
*January 7, 2007*

**To: SraJMcGin**

Thanks for the help. I really appreciate it. Does this look better? Hola. Me llamo Danilo. Soy de Massachusetts. Tengo catorce años. Mi cumpleaños es el trece de febrero. Mi clase favorita es las ciencias porque es muy interesante. No me gusta la clase de matem&...
*January 2, 2007*

**Geography**

you all got it all wrong you idiots. And you schjool is a dump
*January 2, 2007*

**Spanish**

Can someone proofread this for me. I know I don't have the accents in- its for a presentation not a paper. Thanks. Hola. Me llamo Danilo. Soy de Massachusetts. Tengo catorce anos. Mis cumpleanos es el trece de febrero. Mi clase favorita es las ciencias porque es muy ...
*January 1, 2007*

**Economics**

Isn't a monopolistic competitor most likely to earn zero economic profits in the long run, due mainly to the assumption of easy entry and exit? I would argue no, a monopolistic competitor is likely to earn economic profits. Almost by definition, a monopolistic competitor ...
*December 9, 2006*

**economics**

In long-run equilibrium, the perfectly competitive firm's price is equal to which of the following: short-run marginal cost minimum short-run average total cost marginal revenue all the above I think that it is all the above. Am I correct? I too would go with all of the ...
*December 8, 2006*

**ethnics help**

Im an instructor at Axia and Im letting you know...for your own good: Do not plagiarized...do your own work or you will be expelled.
*November 2, 2006*

**imperative sentence**

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*October 18, 2006*

**Science**

_______ belief systems play an important role in making decisions about human behavior and concerns please help Ãnd quick This is a very open-ended statement in my opinion. The most natural response to me seems like religious belief systems, but philosophical belief ...
*September 28, 2006*

**Science**

_______ deals with moral values about what is good or bad Please help and quick Probably ethics, but that deals with right and wrong, rights and duties as well as moral values of good and bad, among other concepts.
*September 28, 2006*