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December 19, 2014

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Algebra
Find the smallest positive integer N \neq 23 such that the fraction \frac {N-23} { 7N+6 } is not in simplest terms.
March 26, 2013

Calc.
A dog kennel owner needs to build a dog run (rectangular area) adjacent to a kennel cage (so that it is in the shape of a rectangle, but only three sides need to be built- one long side is already there). The short side walls of the run are to be cinder block (costs $0.50 per ...
March 26, 2013

Math
For this problem, all you have to do is find the volume of the chest. The formula for the volume of a rectangle is V=l*w*h. In this case V=4*2*3 which is 24 ft cubed. This means that 24 1x1x1 ft cubes would fit inside the chest.
March 26, 2013

physics
For this question you're going to need a kinematic equation. Because you're solving for time, I would use d=Voy*t+0.5*a*t^2 The acceleration is 9.8 m/s^2 (making "down" positive) due to gravity. There is no initial velocity (V) in the y direction. You do not ...
March 26, 2013

business
"...incorporation is no longer the special privilege it once was". Discuss this statement. Does it have any impact on businesses (those not incorporated).
March 25, 2013

business
what is the utiliterian theory
March 25, 2013

physics
Light with a frequency of 4.32 × 1015 Hz strikes a metal surface and ejects electrons that have a maximum kinetic energy of 5.8 eV. What is the work function (in eV) of the metal?
March 25, 2013

Math- Calculus
find the dimensions of a rectangle of maximum size that will fit into a half circle of radius 30 cm.
March 24, 2013

algebra
Will someone please help me slove this question. Completely factor the polonomial. 8x^3+16x^2+8x+16
March 24, 2013

Math
A company offers the following charges: $54 per thousand for orders of 62000 or less with the charge per thousand decreased by 38 cents for each thousand above 62000. Find the order which will make the company's revenue a maximum.
March 24, 2013

math
a driver comes to pick up members of your family (20 members) for a family reunion. the van holds 7 people not including the driver. assuming none of the babies will be riding (2 babies in the group of 20) how many different ways can 7 people be chosen to ride in the van?
March 24, 2013

Math- Calculus
A company offers the following charges: $54 per thousand for orders of 62000 or less with the charge per thousand decreased by 38 cents for each thousand above 62000. Find the order which will make the company's revenue a maximum.
March 24, 2013

math
how many different ways can 7 out of 18 people be picked to fit into a van
March 24, 2013

math
how many different ways can 7 out of 18 people be picked to fit into a van
March 24, 2013

Math- Calculus
A company needs to produce a cylindrical can to hold water. It must have a volume of 500ml. The side of the can will cost 40$/m^2 to produce and the top and bottom of the can will cost 50$/m^2 to produce. Find the most economical dimensions.
March 24, 2013

Algebra (word problems)
Studying help! Flights of leaping animals typically have parabolic paths. The figure illustrates a frog jump superimposed on a coordinate plane. The length of the leap is 9 feet, and the maximum height off the ground is 3a feet. Find a standard equation for the path of the ...
March 22, 2013

statistics
the average proportion of red candies in a pakage is 20% and an 8 oz package contains about 250 candies.What is the probability that a randomly selected 8 oz bag contains less than 45 red candies?
March 22, 2013

English
Can someone check if this question is grammatically correct? Thank you very much in advance. What do you use the Internet for? What are the main advantages and disadvantages of using it? What are the most addictive things on the Internet? What are the positive and negative ...
March 21, 2013

Early childhood
Can someone check if this is correct? Of all ages, ages four year olds need the most a) challenge and variety b) love and attention c) structure and discipline d) freedom and spontaneity I think it's a or d but I think a) challenge and variety more????
March 20, 2013

Math
Simplify the sum 4 5 ______ + ______ M+9 M^2 - 81
March 20, 2013

Math
3^x=10. Solve for x algebraically.
March 20, 2013

math
14.88
March 20, 2013

pope
Which of the following will help you produce clear and focused writing? A. Brainstorming before writing. B. A rubric that provides criteria. C. A solid thesis statement. D. The style of your paper.
March 19, 2013

English
Can someone check these sentences, please? Thank you. 1) Hi! I’m Mr Radcliffe. Today I would like to tell you about an unpleasant story which happened to me last Friday . 2) It was a beautiful day so I decided to invite our friends, Mr and Mrs Ghandon, to have dinner at ...
March 19, 2013

Maths
Let 3^a be the highest power of 3 that divides 1000! . What is a ?
March 19, 2013

math
arrange in descending order: 4/5, 6/20, 8/24 and 5/8.
March 19, 2013

Algebra
Consider all quadruples of real numbers (x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4), such that x_1\leq x_2 \leq x_3 \leq x_4 and each of the four numbers plus the product of the other three equals 130. If S is the sum of all possible values of x_4, what is S, rounded to the nearest integer?
March 18, 2013

Algebra
3 real numbers that form a geometric progression have sum equal to 175 and product equal to 17576. What is the sum of the largest and smallest numbers?
March 18, 2013

English
Can someone check of this email is grammatically correct? Thank you. How are things? 1) I’ve been on holiday in England and I’ve been attending an English summer course for two weeks. 2) I’ve met an interesting girl from London, Mary, at a party organized by the...
March 18, 2013

Finance
A firm's target capital structure consists of 40 percent debt, 5 percent preferred stock, and 55 percent common equity. The firm’s cost of debt is 10%, the cost of preferred stock is 11.26%, and the cost of equity is 14 %. What is the firm's weighted average cost ...
March 18, 2013

College Algebra
a box with an open top is constructed from a rectangular piece of cardboard with dimensions 14 inches by 18 inches by cutting out and discarding equal squares of side x at each corner and then folding up the sides as in the figure. The cost to create such a box is 2.50 per ...
March 17, 2013

Statistics
0.833 grams per mm
March 15, 2013

UMD
A new car that is a gas- and electric-powered hybrid has recently hit the market. The distance traveled on one gallon of fuel follows an exponential distributed with a mean of 63 miles. One car is selected at random and is driven on one gallon of gas. What is the probability
March 15, 2013

Plz help math
n/(n-3)(n-2)
March 15, 2013

Chemistry
Thank you so much Dr.Bob222. You have my eternal gratitude.
March 14, 2013

Chemistry
Solid Na2SO4 is added to a solution which is 0.020 M in Pb(NO3)2 and 0.045 M in AgNO3. Assume the volume remains constant. Ksp = 2.0 10-8 for PbSO4 and Ksp = 1.2 10-5 for Ag2SO4. What is the concentration of the first ion precipitated when the second ion starts to precipitate?
March 14, 2013

physics
The effective value of g is inversely proportional to the SQUARE of the distance from the center of the earth. The radius of the Earth is 6378 km. At 5100 km altitude, you are 11,478 km from the center. g will lowered by a factor (6378/11478)^2 Credit to "drwl"
March 14, 2013

physics
Isn't "g" constantly -9.8 m/s/s, regardless of height?
March 14, 2013

Math
What do you mean by median? Do you mean average?
March 14, 2013

Algebra
Distribute the 0.03, 0.17y+0.03y+270=870 0.17y+0.03y = 600 0.20y=600 y= 3000
March 14, 2013

English
Could you please check the grammar in the following sentences? Thank you very much in advance. 1.I had just turned off the light to go to sleep and I was dozing off when I felt/experienced the greatest fear in my life 2.He had tried to get in touch with Sam when he arrived in ...
March 14, 2013

Algebra
What is the sum of all the possible values of a for which 25x^2 + (a-15)x + 9 has exactly one distinct real root?
March 13, 2013

Algebra
How many distinct prime factors does 100100 have?
March 13, 2013

english
what is girl in this sentence Sarah is a very smart young girl with a bright future. Is it a predicate nominative
March 13, 2013

english
The lake is finally smooth tonight after everyone rode jet skis and boats. is smooth the predicate adjective
March 13, 2013

english
what is girl in this sentence Sarah is a very smart young girl with a bright future.
March 13, 2013

english
what is smooth in this sentence The lake is finally smooth tonight after everyone rode jet skis and boats.
March 13, 2013

english
Is mommy the indirect object The girls baked mommy some brownies for Mothers day.
March 13, 2013

english
Is this a complete sentence or a fragment...... Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware.
March 13, 2013

english
Is this a question Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware.
March 13, 2013

Calc
could i get this step by step pls lim (20x + 400)/(x) as x->∞
March 13, 2013

Physics
A mass spectrometer is used to examine the isotopes of uranium. Ions emerge from the velocity selector at a speed of 3.00 x 10^5 m/s and enter a uniform magnetic field of 0.600 T directed perpendicularly to the velocity of the ions. What is the distance between the impact ...
March 13, 2013

Calculus
A magic tank starts out 4 inches in length, 4 inches wide, and 12 inches deep. As the tank is filled, it magically expands proportionally keeping it rectangular form just big enough to hold the liquid. If the liquid is being pumped into the tank at 8 cubic inches per minute, ...
March 12, 2013

Physics
Every once in a while a bird will get hit by a baseball during a baseball game. The longest home runs in baseball land about 500 feet (which is 152.4 meters) from home plate. If these balls leave the bat at a 45 degree angle to maximize their distance, what is the minimum safe...
March 12, 2013

Physics
You are holding onto a 100 kg basket of fish hanging over the side of a boat. What is the minimum force in Newtons you need to exert to keep the basket from falling back down into the ocean?
March 12, 2013

Calculus
A train driver is driving along and he suddenly puts on the brakes. After he holds the brakes for t seconds, the train's sliding distance can be measured as d(t) = 30t - 0.6t^2 (in meters). When the train stops, how far did the train slide (in meters) after the train ...
March 12, 2013

Calculus
Given f(x) = \frac{x^3-2x+5}{x+4} and f’(3) = \frac{a}{b}, where a and b are coprime positive integers, what is the value of a+b?
March 12, 2013

Geometry
7 points are placed in a regular hexagon with side length 20. Let m denote the distance between the two closest points. What is the maximum possible value of m?
March 12, 2013

Geometry
In distinct odd-town, the inhabitants want to number their houses with 3-digit positive integers that are odd, which have all distinct digits. What is the maximum number of houses in odd-town?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
In a certain positive fraction \frac{a}{b} , the numerator is 2 less than the denominator. If the numerator and denominator are interchanged, the fraction is increased by 1 \frac{1}{15} . Find a + b .
March 12, 2013

Algebra
How many distinct prime factors does 100100 have?
March 12, 2013

Calculus
Given f(x) = x^4 + 6x^3 - 15x + 7, evaluate \displaystyle \lim_{h \to 0} \frac{f(1+h) - f(1-h)}{h}.
March 12, 2013

Calculus
a and b are integers that satisfy: \displaystyle \lim_{x \to 1} \frac{x-1}{x^2-ax+b} = -\frac{1}{3}. What is the value of a+b?
March 12, 2013

Physics
You launch a model rocket up into the sky. Right after launch the rocket is accelerating upwards at 10~m/s^2. What is the magnitude of the net force in Newtons on the rocket if the rocket has a mass of 0.1 kg?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Joe picks 2 distinct numbers from the set of the first 14 positive integers S = \{1,2,3,\ldots,14\}. The probability that the sum of the 2 numbers is divisible by 3 can be expressed as \frac{a}{b}, where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?
March 12, 2013

Trigonometry
ABC is a non-degenerate triangle such that 2\sin \angle B \cdot \cos \angle C + \sin \angle C = \sin \angle A + \sin \angle B, what is the value of \lfloor 100 \frac {AC}{AB} \rfloor ?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
If f(x) = 2x + 5 and g(x) = 8-3x^2, what is the value of f(g(4)) - g(f(4))?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
How many ordered pairs of solutions (a, b) are there to \frac{a}{b} - \frac{b}{a} - \frac{2}{a} - \frac{2}{b} = 0, where a and b are integers from -100 \leq a,b \leq 100?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
What is the sum of all the possible values of a for which 25x^2 + (a-15)x + 9 has exactly one distinct real root?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Consider all three-digit numbers that are greater than the sum of the squares of their digits by exactly 543. What are the last three digits of the sum of these numbers?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Find the largest possible real value of \sqrt{(x-20)(y-x)} + \sqrt{(140-y)(20-x)} + \sqrt{(x-y)(y-140)} subject to -40\leq x \leq 100 and -20\leq y \leq 200.
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Let \phi(n) be the Euler Phi Function. If 1 \leq n \leq 1000, what is the smallest integer value of n that minimizes \frac{\phi(n)}{n}?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Suppose f(x) and g(x) are non-zero polynomials with real coefficients, such that f(g(x))=f(x)\cdot g(x). If g(2)=37, what is g(3)?
March 12, 2013

Algebra
Given the system of equations \begin{cases} x(x+y) &=& 9 \\ y(x+y) &=& 16 \end{cases} the value of xy can be written as \frac{a}{b} where a and b are positive coprime integers. Find a+b.
March 12, 2013

Geometry
Let S = \{ 1, 2, 3, \ldots 12\} and T_1, T_2, \ldots T_a be subsets of S such that T_i \not \subset T_j \, \forall i \neq j . What is the maximum possible value of a?
March 12, 2013

Geometry
Determine the largest positive integer N, such that given any N-gon (not necessarily convex), there exists a line (infinitely extended in both directions) that contains exactly 1 edge of the N-gon. The figure in blue is an example of a 20-gon that doesn't satisfy the ...
March 12, 2013

Geometry
Six standard six-sided die are rolled. Let p be the probability that the dice can be arranged in a row such that for 1\leq k \leq 6 the sum of the first k dice is not a multiple of 3. Then p can be expressed as \frac{a}{b} where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is ...
March 12, 2013

Math
72 strips of wood. 8 divide 4 equal 2, and it 1 inch wide. so 36 wide. so there 36 times 2 which is 72
March 12, 2013

Physic
An aluminum ring of radius 5.00 cm and resistance 2.00 10-4 Ω is placed around the top of a long air-core solenoid with 997 turns per meter and a smaller radius of 3.00 cm, as in the figure below. If the current in the solenoid is increasing at a constant rate of 267 A/s...
March 12, 2013

Physic
A pickup truck has a width of 78.9 in. If it is traveling north at 36 m/s through a magnetic field with vertical component of 33 µT, what magnitude emf is induced between the driver and passenger sides of the truck?
March 12, 2013

Math
you multiply each number by three and it will be your denominator
March 12, 2013

science
cell membrane
March 12, 2013

English
I urgently need to prepare these sentences for tomorrow. Could you please have a look at them? 1.If they told me to clean my room, I would. 2.You’d better take the keys in case I might still be out when you come back. 3. Would all this have happened if he hadn’t ...
March 12, 2013

physics
A string under a tension of 43.0 N is used to whirl a rock in a horizontal circle of radius 2.45 m at a speed of 20.9 m/s on a frictionless surface as shown in the figure below. As the string is pulled in, the speed of the rock increases. When the string is 1.00 m long and the...
March 12, 2013

Government
In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonists? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies
March 12, 2013

SCIENCE
when a diorite partially melts, which element(1)............ decreases in the melt as a(2).......... magma forms. I have few options to choose from a)iron b)andesite c)rhyolite d)potassium f)basalt No one has
March 12, 2013

maths
Find the largest possible value of sqrt[(x-20)(y-x)] + sqrt[(140-y)(20-x)] + sqrt[(x-y)(y-140)] if -40<=x<=100 and -20<=y<=200
March 12, 2013

Probability
The probability that it will take 5 or more flips of a fair coin before it lands on heads can be written as a/b , where a and b are coprime positive integers. Find a+b
March 12, 2013

Chemistry
I was given extra credit to find who Le Châtelier's High School Principal was. Not his PrincipLE, but his PrincipAL. My chemistry teacher told us only one student of his out of all these years came with the answer. Think outside of the box. Thanks.
March 11, 2013

SCIENCE
when a diorite partially melts, which element(1)............ decreases in the melt as a(2).......... magma forms. I have few options to choose from a)iron b)andesite c)rhyolite d)potassium f)basalt
March 11, 2013

Math
the median was 142 I forgot a number 142 is also on my list. thank you so much for your help
March 10, 2013

Math
Dr. Jane I came up with this: 127,128,129,139,139,139,141,143,144,145,146,147,148,152 Does this seem to work?
March 10, 2013

math
make up a set of 15 numbers with the following landmarks: maximum: 152 Range: 25 Mode: 139 Median: 142
March 10, 2013

Geometry
What is the minimum distance between any point on the circle x^2 + y^2 = 25 and the line y = -\frac{3}{4}x + \frac{75}{4} ?
March 10, 2013

Geometry
In the 2001 population census, information was collected about the number of people in each household, which is denoted by X. It is given that P(X=1) = 0.25, P(X=2) = 0.32, P(X=3) = 0.18, P(X=4) = 0.15, P(X=5) = 0.07, P(X=6) = 0.02 and P(X\geq 7) = 0.01. If R is the ...
March 10, 2013

Geometry
Martin's iPod has 24 songs on it. He wants to make a playlist consisting of three songs to dance to. Let N be the number of different playlists Martin can make. What are the last 3 digits of N?
March 10, 2013

Calculus
Evaluate \displaystyle \int_1^{10} \left(\sqrt{x} + 1\right)^3 dx - \int_1^{10} \left(\sqrt{x} - 1\right)^3 dx .
March 10, 2013

Trigonometry
If g(t) = 5t+1 and h(n) = 2(n - 7), what is the value of h(g(3))?
March 10, 2013

Algebra
Find the smallest positive integer N such that 13^N \equiv 1 \pmod{2013}.
March 10, 2013

Physics
You launch a model rocket up into the sky. Right after launch the rocket is accelerating upwards at 10~m/s^2. What is the magnitude of the net force in Newtons on the rocket if the rocket has a mass of 0.1 kg?
March 10, 2013

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