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January 18, 2017

# Posts by joe

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Physics
A bullet of mass m travelling at speed vo in the direction shohwn above strikes a block of mass M and embeds itself in it. The block is sitting on the edge of a frictionless table of height H and is knocked off of the table by the collision. a) What is the speed vb of the ...
January 9, 2017

math
If i buy an annual coupon bond with a coupon rate of 7% for \$875.00. the bond will mature in 10 years to maturity. What rate of return do you expect to earn ?
January 7, 2017

math
The measurements in the list below have a characteristic in common. 6x5 2 miles 6x5 72,000 inches 6x5 3,000 feet Which statement describes the common characteristic? A Each measurement is greater than 4,000 yards. B Each measurement is equivalent 1,760 yards. C Each ...
January 6, 2017

Mathmatics
Prove algebraically that the difference between the square of any two consecutive integers is equal to the sum of these two integers. First number = n Second number = n+1 Square the second number: (?????)^2 Difference between the squares: ????? Sum of the consecutive integers...
January 3, 2017

Mathmatics
Show that the equation 3x^2 - x^3 + 3 = 0 can be rearranged to give: x = 3 + 3 ---- x^2 x^3 = Divide by ? = x = 3 + 3 ---- x^2 Using Xn+1 = 3 + 3 with x0 = 3.2 ---- x^2n find the values of x1 x2 and x3? What to the values of x1 x2 and x3 represent? The represent estimates of a...
January 3, 2017

Algebra
If I were to make an equation so that the left side were reciprocal function and the right side were an absolute value function then the equation would be guaranteed to have at least one solution. Why?
January 2, 2017

Algebra
Ok thanks
January 2, 2017

Algebra
Create an equation where the left side is a cubic function and the right side is a cube root function. Make it so that the equation has exactly one solution.
January 2, 2017

Algebra
Create an equation where the left side is a linear function and the right side is a square root function. Make it so that the equation has exactly two solutions.
January 2, 2017

Algebra
Two graph never intersect. As such, the equation has no solutions. Create an equation where the left side is a linear function and the right side is a square root function. Make it so that the equation has exactly one solution.
January 2, 2017

algebra
December 24, 2016

algebra
(4t)^-2 t^0/t^6 v^-8 = [(4t)^-2][t^0/t^6][v^-8] = [(1/16)(t^-2)][(v^-8)/t^6] = (1/16)(t^-8)(v^-8) = Since t^0 = 1 AND Assuming that the But...Your notation is unclear. You may also write: (4t)^-2 t^0/t^6 v^-8 = [(4t)^-2](t^0)/(t^6 v^-8) = [(1/16)(t^-2)][(v^+8)/t^6] = (1/16)(t...
December 21, 2016

math
2+3 = 5 5+5 = 10 10+7 = 17 3, 5, 7 are the first three prime numbers after [1 and] 2. Let p1 = 3, p2=5, p3=7, etc. It is logical to assume that the next terms in the sequence are 17+11 = 28 28+13 = 41 etc. so that we have 2+p1 = t1 (first term in sequence) t1+p2 = t2 t2+p3 = ...
December 21, 2016

Math
y = -2x + b, b not equal to 4
December 20, 2016

english
I need a Christmas word with all these letters in it RODDNE
December 19, 2016

Math
x - .33x - .50x =3.21 x = 3.21/1.83 x = pocket money
December 19, 2016

Fractions
(3 1/2 mi)×(3/4 cups)/(1/2 mi) = 7/2 × 3/4 × 2/1 = 21/4 cups
December 18, 2016

Calculus Help 3 Questions
Differentiate the given equation to obtain: 2xdx+cos(xy)(xdy + ydx)+6ydy = 0 2xdx+cos(xy)ydx = -cos(xy)xdy-6ydy dy = (2xdx+cos(xy)ydx)/(-cos(xy)x-6y) At (x,y) = (1,1), and dx =0.01 we find: dy = [2×(0.01)+0.01×cos(1)]/[-cos(1) - 6] cos(1) = 0.54 so that dy = .025/-...
December 18, 2016

Calculus Help 3 Questions
Prob. 5: Let base measure b×b Let height = h Vol = h × b^2 = 245 cm^3 Material = 2×b^2 + 4×bh b = sqrt(245/h) Material = 2×(245/h)+4×sqrt(245h) SOLVE: d(Material)/dh = 0 to find h.
December 18, 2016

Calculus Help 3 Questions
EITHER: s' = ds/dt s' = 8t + 4 = speed in ft/sec At t = 0, speed = 4 ft/sec At time t =10, speed = 84 ft/sec Avg Speed = 0.5(84 + 4) = 44 ft/sec OR: At time t = 0, s = 0 ft At time t = 10, s = 440 ft Avg. Speed = 440 ft/10 sec = 44 ft/sec
December 18, 2016

Calculus
Use the form: f'(x^n) = nx^(n-1)
December 18, 2016

Physical science
1.5m/2 = .75m
December 18, 2016

Calc
What is the question?
December 18, 2016

Geometry
Ext.Ang.Bases = 150 Int.Ang.Bases = 180-150 = 30 each For whole triangle: 30+30+x = 180 Int.Ang.Vrtx. = x = 120 Ext.Ang.Vrtx. = 150 Int.Ang.Vrtx. = 180 - 150 = 30 Int.Ang.Bases = 180 - 30 = 150 Base angles are 0.5×150 = 75 each
December 18, 2016

Bayes' Theorem
Please ignore my entry: there is an error in the above calc. that I offered.
December 18, 2016

Bayes' Theorem
Here is my solution: Given probabilities: P(A) = 1/200 = 0.005 P(B) = 199/200 = 0.995 P(B|A) = 0.9 P(B|~A) = 0.1 Infer: P(~B|A) = 0.1 P(~B|~A) = 0.9 Then:  a.) Find P(A|B) P(A|B) = P(A)P(B|A) = 0.005×0.9 = 0.0045 rounds ...
December 18, 2016

math
FV = PMT ([1+I]^N - 1)/I FV = future value I = interest N = number of periods PART A: Set FV = \$550,000 Set I = 0.048/4 = 0.012 Set N = 35yr×4qtr/yr = 140 qtr PMT = 550,000×I/([1+I]^N - 1) PMT = 550,000×0.012/([1.012]^140-1) = \$1,530.55 PART B: \$1,530.55 &...
December 18, 2016

math
I agree, unless you also use m = i^2 where i = sqrt(-1) There is no possible solution for m =+1.
December 18, 2016

Physics
Hint: Stress in steel = 40N/1mm^2 Stress in aluminum = 40N/3mm^2 Speed of sound = (stress/density)^1/2 Wavelength × Frequency = Speed Minimum frequency corresponds to a half wavelength in one of the two wires. Find out which wire and use the corresponding frequency.
December 18, 2016

Math
Check your sign error: 21 = x(2x-1)
December 18, 2016

Algebra II Honors
1,000 = (25 + x)(10 + x)
December 18, 2016

math
Hint: Starting equation: x^2 + (y - 5)^2 = [3/4(y - 8)]^2
December 18, 2016

Savings
What instrument are you using: annuity, bonds, savings account? Different instruments earn in different ways.
December 17, 2016

Stats: Counting Techniques Fundamental Theorems A
12!/(3!×9!) + 10!/(3!×7!)
December 17, 2016

algebra
Same caveat as previously: Vertical = +2 Horizontal = +4
December 17, 2016

cal
Int(x^3 + x)dx = (x^4)/4 + (x^2)/2 + c With x = 0, Int = 1 therefore c = 1 The complete antiderivative is: (x^4)/4 + (x^2)/2 + 1 QED
December 17, 2016

algebra
Change that: The horizontal displacement is -5. The qty (X + 5) is the independent variable. X + 5 = 0 when x = -5, hence the "origin" is displaced to the left. In your other problem, the qty (x -4) is the indep. var. x - 4 = 0 when x = +4. If correct, these problems...
December 17, 2016

algebra
If I am correct, the vertical displacement is 3 and the horizontal displacement is 5. Please double check this answer.
December 17, 2016

algebra
(3x-2(2x-3)) = 3x-4x-6 = -x+6 Error is in first step: misapplication of distributive function.
December 17, 2016

PART A: f(n) = 8 × (1.05)^n At n = 0 days, the plant was 8 cm high, according to this rule. (Note: 1.05^0 = 1) The difference in growth is: 11.26cm - 8cm = 3.26cm The time taken for this extra growth is found from: 3.26 = 8×(1.05)^n ln(3.26) = ln(8) + n ln(1.05) 1....
December 17, 2016

Calculus!! HELP!!
Prob. 1. Not sure... Prob. 2. The slope of the curve is df/dx = 3x^2. At (x,y) = (2,4), df/dx = 12. The normal line must have slope -1/12, which suggestscanswer b. Prob. 3. Area/Radius = meter^2/meter = meter (Or cm, whatever units your book specifies).
December 17, 2016

Physics
Static friction exists between whatever is rolling and the surface that it is rolling on. Consider a passive tire on the road. The tire would not rotate at all if the friction were zero at the point of contact; it would merely slip along, as when you try to brake on ice. The ...
December 17, 2016

English
Water's Wells's Julius's
December 17, 2016

Math
Ten cuts produce eleven pieces. The two end pieces will only be affected on one end while the interior pieces will be affected on both ends. Without the effect of the blade, the pieces would all be: 16/11 ft = 1.455 ft. The two end pieces will be reduced by half of the blade ...
December 17, 2016

Geometry
Only possible if BC is a perpendicular bisector of AD. But this is not given as part of your problem statement.
December 17, 2016

Physics
Let s = rate of rotation Let r = radius of earth = 6,400km Then solving (s^2) r = g will give the desired rate, from which length of day is inferred. People would not be thrown off. They would simply move eastward in a straight line while the curved surface of earth fell away ...
December 17, 2016

Finite Math
A=infected ~A=not infected (+)=positive diagnosis (-)= negative diagnosis We seek P(~A|(-)) We are given: P(A) = 1/500 = 0.002 P((+)|A) = 0.9 P((+)|~A) = 0.1 We infer P(~A) = 1 - P(A) = 499/500 = 0.998 and that P((-)|~A) = 1 - P((+)|~A) = 0.9 We now find that: P(~A|(-)) = P(~A...
December 17, 2016

MATH
Let x = cost truck Let y = cost motorcycle Then (1/3)x - y = 200 And x + 3y = 35,400 Solving simultaneously: x = \$18,000 Y = \$5,800
December 17, 2016

precalculus
For n odd, the sign of the y-ters differ: (+) for the first expansion, (-) for the second. (For n even, the signs are the same.)
December 17, 2016

Math
Future value = Principle × e^(interest rate × time) = 16,000 = 8,000e^(0.07t) 2 = e^(0.07t) ln (2) = 0.07t 0.693 = 0.07t t = 0.693/0.07 = 9.90 years which rounds to 10 years. QED
December 17, 2016

Math
How long is the drawn line in inches? If the length of the line in inches is s, and x is the corresponding distance in miles, then: 1/50 = s/x.
December 17, 2016

math
Oops, my diagram didn't transmit as I had hoped...sorry. Joe
December 17, 2016

math
B is at (-3,4). Let the "?" represent the origin on the diagrwm below. B | |y=4 | x=3 |_ _ _?_ _ _ X = -3 | |y = -4 | | A
December 17, 2016

Engineering Mathematics-I
The given curves are: y=2x^2 and y=2x^(1/2) The desired area lies between x=0 and x=1 The differential area is: [2x^(1/2) - 2x^2]dx The integral has limits: x = 0, x = 1. The result of integration is: Area = 2/3. QED
December 17, 2016

Algebra
Let n = number of rocks in bag. The clues suggest: n + 100,000,000 = 36 + 10,000n - 5n. Solving for n gives: n = 10,006 rocks. Those rocks must be pretty small, or the bag pretty big!
December 17, 2016

Algebra 1- Urgent
PART A: 1. The curve of cost vs time is concave down. 2. This suggests a power curve of the form: a(time)^n = rent, where a and n are to be determined. 3. Write: at^n = r 4. Take nstural logarthm of both sides: ln(a) ÷ n[ln(t)] = ln(r) 5. Use given data: r = 225 when t...
December 17, 2016

Maths
Please check problem statement and repost.
December 17, 2016

Sets
Sets A and B have 13 elements in common. The total of their union is 107. But this 107 only accounts once for the 13 elements in common. Thus, the two sets actually possess a total of 107 + 13 = 120 elements between them. Finally, 120 - 69 = 51. The number of elements in set B...
December 16, 2016

Maths fractions
(41/2)x = 111/4 Write: x = (2/41)×(111/4) = 111/82 Proof: Given: (41/2)x = 111/4 Multiply both sides by 2/41: (2/41)×(41/2)x = (2/41)(111/4) Note: (2/41)×(41/2) = 1 Note: (2/41)×(111/4) = 111/(41×2) Therefore: 1×x = x = 111/(41×2) x = ...
December 16, 2016

math
(4b^6)/9 = [(2b^3)/3]^2
December 16, 2016

physical science
99gm/22cm^3 = 99/22 gm/cm^3 = 4.5 gm/cm^3 (Don't forget the units!) Density is mass divided by volume.
December 16, 2016

math
v cannot equal 4 when t = 1. When t = 1: v = t^2 - 2t + 1 = 1 - 2 + 1 = 0. Please check the problem statement.
December 16, 2016

Math
It is found that the number of raisins in a box of a popular cereal is normally distributed, with a mean of 133 raisins per box and a standard deviation of 10 raisins. My cereal box has 147 raisins. What is the z-score for this box of cereal?
December 15, 2016

Math
In a study of 800 men,diastolic blood pressure was found to be approximately normally distributed, with a mean of 84 millimeters (mm) of mercury and standard deviation of 10 millimeters. Use the 68-95-99.7% rule to determine what percentage of the test group had a diastolic ...
December 15, 2016

Chemistry
How much Zn is mixed with 2HCl = ZnCl + H2 ?
December 13, 2016

algebra
Solve the problem. The pressure of a gas varies jointly as the amount of the gas (measured in moles) and the temperature and inversely as the volume of the gas. If the pressure is 1170 (kiloPascals) when the number of moles is 6, the temperature is 260 kelvin , and the volume...
December 8, 2016

Algebra II
Area rectangle = x (x + 4) = x^2 + 4x Perimeter of rectangle = 2 (x + x + 4)= 4x + 8 Perimeter of square = perimeter of rectangle = 4x + 8 Therefore length of square side = .25 (4x + 8) = x + 2 and area of square = (x + 2)^2 = x^2 + 4x + 4 Area of square + area of rectangle = ...
December 8, 2016

The answers are B and C
December 5, 2016

Math
Jamilla is throwing a small party she has 4 pizza and decides that everyone at her party should have a serving of 3/5 of a pizza jamilla says she has a 6 2/3 servings but Devon says she has 6 2/5 servings who is correct and how many slices does each person get
December 2, 2016

Math
Diana and Jonah ordered at pizza Diana at 2/5 of the pizza and Jonah ate 1/3 of the remaining pizza if there were 10 slices to begin with how many slices were uneaten
December 1, 2016

Geometry
Use algebra to classify quadrilateral JKLM. Select all the apply. -Trapezoid -Kite -Square -Rhombus -Rectangle -Parallelogram Point J (2,1) Point K (8,-1) Point L (2,-6) Point M (-4,-4)
November 29, 2016

math
how many pairs of numbers between 1-100 has LCM less or equal to 20?
November 28, 2016

a and b are two positive intergers which are greater than 5. The hcf of a and b is 5. The lcm of a and b is 75. What is a and b. Thank you.
November 26, 2016

maths
Using trigonometric ratios find the remaining side lengths and angle measurements to 2 decimal places each: (a) ? = 35°, ? = 90°, a = 30 (b) ? = 90°, b = 7, c = 6 (c) a = 33, b = 56, c = 65
November 18, 2016

Marh
A carpenter divides a board that is 3.5 inches wide into four pieces of equal width by cutting it in three places what is the finished width of each piece?
November 17, 2016

Chemistry
Elemental analysis of a compound, once used as a pesticide, was found to be 74.2% carbon, 8.64% hydrogen, and 17.2% nitrogen. This compound has a molecular mass of 162.23g/mol, what is the molecular formula for this compound?
November 15, 2016

physics
A body is in equilibrum when three forces act on it.Two of the forces are F1 of magnitude 8Newtons acting due east and F2 which is 5Newtons acting 060. find the magnitude and direction of the third force.
November 15, 2016

maths
Two vectors P and Q of magnitudes 5 and 3 units respectively are inclined at an angle of 30 to each other.calculate the component of the resultant in the direction of Q.
November 15, 2016

Chemitry
Consider the neutralization reaction that takes place when hydrochloric acid reacts with aqueous calcium hydroxide Write a conversion factor that relates moles of hydrochloric to moles of calcium hydroxide for this reaction
November 14, 2016

Chemistry
Potassium chlorate, KCIO3, acts as an oxidizing agent in matches, explosives, flares, and fireworks. In the equation below, it is formed from the element chlorine and potassium hydroxide. 3 Cl2+ 6KOH=KCIO3+5KCL+3H2O Write a conversion factor that could be used to convert ...
November 14, 2016

Chemistry
In 1985 benitoite became the California "state gemstone." Found only in a tiny mine near Coalinga, California, it is a silicate of barium and titanium with trace impurities that cause a range of hues from colorless to blue to pink. Its general formula is BaTi(SiO3)3...
November 14, 2016

Chemistry
Normal glucose levels in the blood are from 70 to 110 mg glucose per 100mL of blood. If the level falls to low, there can be brain damage. If a person has a glucose level of 92 mg/ 100mL, what is the total mass of glucose in grams in 5.10 L of blood?
November 13, 2016

Math
Vector u has a magnitude of 5 units, and vector v has a magnitude of 4 units. Which of these values are possible for the magnitude of u + v? There is more than one answer... 1 9 11 13
November 3, 2016

math
My 3-digit number has a 4 in the hundreds place. It has a greater digit in the tens place than the ones place. The sum of the digits is 6. What is my number?
November 1, 2016

history
Thank you Anonymous you got me a 100%.
November 1, 2016

brief calc
Calculate the total area of the region described. Do not count area beneath the x-axis as negative.Bounded by the line y = 6x, the x-axis, and the lines x = 4 and x = 5
October 31, 2016

Physics Help!
.342m/s at 43 degrees to the right
October 25, 2016

algebra
94 * .06 = the first hour times that number by 4
October 24, 2016

Algebra
In a rectangular room 10 feet wide 40 feet long and 50 feet high there are four Windows each 30 inch by 48 inches what is the ratio of Windows Surface 2 floor area in this room?
October 20, 2016

physics
a 1000 kg truck traveling at a speed of 40m/s skids to a halt on wet concrete where µk = 0.60. how long are the skid marks? (Please explain all variables and equations I'm clueless in this subject) I keep trying to use the equation I found online: d= v^2/2ug but I do...
October 20, 2016

Chemistry
When 13.0 grams of acetylene, C2H2, is reacted, what mass of water, H2O, is produced?
October 18, 2016

Science
If a wave has a frequency of 10 Hertz, what does this mean? Thanks.
October 18, 2016

Physics
pressure is force per area in a high wind the increased pressure inside of a skyscraper can be up to 29 lbs/ft2. calculate the wind load in pounds on the windward side of a 150 ft wide, 850 ft tall building. How much is this in newtons?
October 16, 2016

Algebra
A person car uses 5gal. Of gas to travel 132 miles.He has 3 gal. Of gasoline in the car,and he wants to know how much more gasoline he will need to drive 300 miles.
October 11, 2016

physics
South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery destroys the defense and makes the catch on the Hail Mary pass and dives into the endzone for the TD. (Intermediate Level) Assuming he ran at a constant velocity what is the minimum velocity Alshon would have had to run in order to make it to ...
October 6, 2016

social studies
what was significant about the role of the green mountain boys? select all that apply A}they assisted Washington and his troops in launching a surprise attack in Trenton B}They secured valuable supplies of gunpowder and cannons. C}They secured a key route into Canada D}They ...
October 4, 2016

Communications
I completed my assignment, but I need someone to check the answers, please. This is counting as a test and due tomorrow! Word bank: A. Interactional identity B. positive or solidarity face C. Master identity D. Personal identity E. Romantic self F. Third person G. Modernist ...
October 3, 2016

physics
if someone walks 1.5 km west then 2.5 km 30 degrees south of east then 1.5 km 40 degrees north of east. Starting at the same point, what would be the angle to get someone straight from the starting point to where the other person ended??
October 3, 2016

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