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6th grade math
Chan drove for X miles at 45 miles an hour, Y miles at 60 miles an hour, and Z miles at 55 miles an hour. Which expression can be used to find the total numbers of hours that Chan drove? A. (45+60+55)(XYZ) B. 45X + 60Y + 55Z C. (45+60+55)/XYZ D. X/45 + Y/60 + Z/55
September 25, 2011

6th grade math
Ye Olde Toy Shoppe wants a set of toys: 1/4 of the toys should be blue, and 1/2 of the toys should be green. 2/3 of the toys should be giraffes, and 1/4 of the toys should be monkeys. Decription:???
September 24, 2011

Precalculus
Instead of graphing the arc length against the height, Olivia decides to make graphs of Paul's x - and y - coordinates against time. Suppose paul walks 1 meter per second. How would Olivia's graph compare to her graph of arc length against the height?
September 22, 2011

math
200 + 350= 80 + 30 =
September 22, 2011

Dynamics
Problem 13.185 A 9.13 kg sphere A of radius 90 mm moving with a velocity magnitude v(0)= 2 m/s strikes a 830 g sphere B of radius 40 mm which is hanging from an inextensible cord and is initially at rest. Sphere B swings to a maximum height h after impact. Determine the range...
September 22, 2011

math
yes
September 21, 2011

physics
jason drives due west with a speed of 35.0 mi/h for 30.0 min, then continues in the same direction at 60 mi/h for 2.00 hrs, then farther west at 25 mi/h for 10.00 minutes, What is Jason's average velocity
September 21, 2011

physics
jason drives due west with a speed of 35.0 mi/h for 30.0 min, then continues in the same direction at 60 mi/h for 2.00 hrs, then farther west at 25 mi/h for 10.00 minutes, What is Jason's average velocity
September 21, 2011

Dynamics
Fundamental Problem 15.12 The cannon and support without a projectile have a mass of 250 kg. If a 20 kg projectile is fired from the cannon with a velocity of 400 m/s , measured relative to the cannon, determine the speed of the projectile as it leaves the barrel of the cannon...
September 21, 2011

statistics
Got it! Thanks!!
September 20, 2011

statistics
My stats book wasn't very helpful in the teaching of this. I'm not really sure how to do it, so if you could teach me some EASIER methods, I would greatly appreciate it!
September 20, 2011

statistics
# A stoplight at the corner of Lincolnway and Duff Avenue is red 20% of the time. For someone who drives through this stoplight 10 times a week, what is the probability that they will stop at least three times? a: .201 b: .771 c: .878 d: .322
September 20, 2011

English
Is their grammatical error with this sentence?
September 19, 2011

English
I'm not so good with English would you please help me Wood frame houses are caught fire. Clothing bursts into flame and people suffered intense third-degree flash burns over their exposed flesh. Which do you think is incorrect? Please!!!
September 19, 2011

English
Choose the one that is not correct Wood frame house are caught fire. Clothing burst into flame and people suffer intense third-degree flash burns over their exposed flesh.
September 19, 2011

6th grade math
a dog can run as fast as 39.35 miles per hour.without calculating,would about 12,14,or 16 be a reasonable answer for the number of miles a dog could run at this rate in 0.4 hour?Explain your reasoning.
September 18, 2011

Math-Problem of the Week
There are 32 teams in the NFL. 16 of them are in the AFL. The other 16 are in the NFC. At the beginning of the season Julia tried to predict the teams that would be in each Conference championship by randomly drawing 4 teams (2 AFC teaams and 2 NFC teams) from 2 hats. What is ...
September 18, 2011

algebra
Determine which one of the following values of x is not a soluton of the inequality 0<x+5/6<2.
September 18, 2011

algebra
Solve the inequlity x^2>16 and give the answer in interval notation.
September 18, 2011

Math
1. turn them into improper fraction 9 2/3= 29/3 3 5/6= 23/6 2. convert each to the same denominator= 58/6-23/6 you should be able to figure it out from there then simplify if possible
September 15, 2011

math
3.5x10 to the 3rd 9.82x10 to the 6th
September 15, 2011

math
1st tell us what you think it is
September 15, 2011

4th grade math help!
yes i would agree that is would be less than since he rounded down for both
September 15, 2011

6th grade math
1.50.but can you explain more detailed about the 0.2 thingy.
September 15, 2011

6th grade math
20 cents. but what if the next number is 1.5.Then how will i solve it.
September 15, 2011

6th grade math
but why is 2.0 bigger than 0.15?
September 15, 2011

6th grade math
but why is 2.0 bigger than 0.15?
September 15, 2011

6th grade math
sally's pencil is 15 hundredths of a meter long(0.15).Edward's pencil is 2 tenths a meter long(0.2).whose pencil is longer?
September 15, 2011

statistics
Lubbock, Texas ran a survey and determined that 27% of all households subscribed to the daily paper, 32% watched the evening news, and 9% did both. If a household is chosen at random, what is the probability that the evening paper was received or the news was watched?
September 15, 2011

statistics
An office has 8 secretaries and 5 computer operators. If one employee is picked at random, find the probability that it will be a secretary.
September 15, 2011

statistics
If a card is drawn at random from a deck of 52, what is the probability that it is an ace or a heart?
September 15, 2011

statistics
37% of all doctors are family practitioners. If four doctors are picked at random, what is the probability that all four are family practitioners? a.1.48 b.0.0187 c. 0.0168 d. .1369
September 15, 2011

maths
I apologize but the onnly way I can currently think of involves algebra if you would like to know it let me know. :)
September 10, 2011

comm 100
I would agree with 2 the definition of ambigious seems to agree with choice 2, as well. Hope that helps!
September 9, 2011

Math
12/4= 3/1 4/12=1/3
September 9, 2011

communications100
I would say 1 or 3
September 9, 2011

algebra
Multiply across to get 16/3 a negative multiplied by a positive=a negative =-16/3 or 5 1/3
September 9, 2011

8th grade math
Like Ms. Sue showed, you need to combine like terms. 3n-5n=-2n -7+1=-6 You cannot combine -2n and -6 so the answer would be -2n-6. -2n-6
September 9, 2011

6th grade math
A resturant manager wants to order new glasses. The ratio of the number of water glasses to the number of juice glasses in the resturant is 15 to 2. How many juice glasses did the resturant manager order if she ordered 180 water glasses?
September 8, 2011

Biology Help!!
Estimates of the quantity of water required in the production of a pound, or Kg, of beef range from _______________ to __________________. What do you think is the most reasonable estimate of the quantity of water needed to yield a Kg. of edible beef - and why?
September 7, 2011

Biology Help!!
Estimates of the quantity of water required in the production of a pound, or Kg, of beef range from _______________ to __________________. What do you think is the most reasonable estimate of the quantity of water needed to yield a Kg. of edible beef - and why?
September 7, 2011

3rd grade math
You could add the 2 numbers she broke it down into to get the answer. 30+7=37 37
September 6, 2011

math (please help)
f(x)=-(x-1/2)^2(x+1) How to find the y-intercept of the function?
September 5, 2011

spail sheet
what is the fist anwer.
August 30, 2011

6th grade math
let x=number of kids 1/2 times x times 7 plus x times 3=1625
August 24, 2011

algebra
16540=2500 using an algebrac equation problem what is x
August 12, 2011

Precalculus
A discus is thrown from a height of 3 feet with an initial velocity of 55 ft/s at an angle of 44° with the horizontal. How long will it take for the discus to reach the ground? I started off with 55cos(44)=40 then I made an equation 40t-16(t)=2.5 seconds? I feel like I did...
August 9, 2011

Precalculus
Thanks reiny! But one question how do you know when to use the triangle method and when to use parallelogram?
August 9, 2011

math
Thanks for answering! and yes i think there is an error in the question
August 8, 2011

math
Find cos x if sin x cot x = 4. I got 4 but isnt it impossible for cos to equal 4? Isnt it only supposed to range from -1 to 1? the answer choices are 1)4 2)2 3)1 4)sqrt 2
August 8, 2011

math
So i need to figure out what the angle and speed was of a foot ball that traveled 59 yards how can i figure that out? what formula can i use?
August 8, 2011

physics
which of the following is there no net work? A car accelerates down a hill. A car travels at constant speed on a flat road. A car decelerates on a flat road. A car decelerates as it travels up a hill. I say its the first one
August 6, 2011

Math-please help!!
Normally, the first 3 key points of a sine curve are (0,0), (90,1), and (180,0). If the function is changed to y=-2sin(3x-120)+5, the key points given above change to... Please explain this to me so that I can do it myself.
August 4, 2011

biology
from the phenotype of the kernals on each P generation cob what would the predicted genotype of any F1 plant be?
August 3, 2011

biology
Based on what you know about phenotypes and figure 2 for the p generation what is the corn plant genotype on each cob containing the P corn kernals
August 3, 2011

maths
simplify 12-1/9 /4/3+(1/2)^2
August 3, 2011

Math
How long will it take for a 1 g sample of Polonium 210 to lose all but 1/28 of its radioactivity if the half-life is 140 d?
August 1, 2011

Math
How long will it take for a 1 g sample of Polonium 210 to lose all but 1/28 of its radioactivity if the half-life is 140 d?
August 1, 2011

Math
In a recent dig, a human skeleton was unearthed. It was later found that the amount of 14C in it had decayed to (1/rt8) of its original amount. If 14C has a half life of 5760 years,how old was the skeleton?
August 1, 2011

Math
In 1976 a research hospital bought half a gram of radium for cancer research. Assuming the hospital is still exists, how much of this radium will the hospital have in the year 6836 if the half-life of radium is 1620 years?
August 1, 2011

Math
In 1976 a research hospital bought half a gram of radium for cancer research. Assuming the hospital is still exists, how much of this radium will the hospital have in the year 6836 if the half-life of radium is 1620 years?
July 31, 2011

Math
y=-x^2+1.5x+2 Find the maximum value.
July 31, 2011

Math
What are some examples of exponential function (Using the formula: Al = A0(1/2)^t/h ), trig functions that are used to find amplitude, period, max, min etc., and combinations of transformation at home or in life in general?
July 30, 2011

Math
Use the information provided to write the vertex form equation of each parabola. a)y + 60x + 294 = -3x^2 b)−(y+1) = (x−4)^2
July 27, 2011

Math
A piece of cardboard has a length of 60cm and a width of 40cm. In order to make the cardboard into an open box, a box with no lid), a piece of length x must be cut out of each corner. Write an equation to represent each dimension of the box.
July 26, 2011

Math
Simplify: (3x+5)^3-3x(x^2-1)
July 26, 2011

Math
If f(x)=5x+2 and g(x)=x^2+3, then what is f(g(x))?
July 25, 2011

Math
Which of the following is a solution to the trigonometric equation 2cos2 x - 5cos x + 2 = 0? A) 240 degrees B) 135 degrees C) 270 degrees D) 90 degrees
July 23, 2011

Math
Identify the period in degrees and radians: y = sin2x: y = cos(3/2)x: y = 2sin(1/2)x: y = 1.5cos0.25x:
July 23, 2011

Math
Given that the formula is y=-9cos12x+9 What is k in radian?
July 22, 2011

Math
Time Height above ground 0 45 3 65 6 80 9 85 12 80 15 65 18 45 21 25 24 10 27 5 30 10 33 25 36 45 I know the following things: The minimum is 5 while the maximum is 85. amplitude: 85-5/2 = 40 period =360/45 = 8 vertical translation = 5 + 40 = 45 But I can't seem to get the...
July 22, 2011

Math-please help!!
Make a word document with the key points (in tables/charts) for the following functions, given in the form y=asink(x+d)+c Start with multiplication/division (multiply ‘y’ by a, divide ‘x’ by k) Then add c to the y values, subtract d from the x values 1.y=...
July 19, 2011

Math
1) Find three functions with unlimited domains and ranges. 2) Find two functions with restricted domains. 3) Find two functions with restricted ranges. Im confused as to how I can find the answer for these question, can you please explain along the steps.
July 19, 2011

Math
A ski resort is installing tows on its new ski runs. The baby hill has a vertical height of 500.0 m and is inclined at 42o. Determine the appropriate length of the T-bar cable if it goes to the top of the hill and returns.
July 19, 2011

Math
A football player is attempting a field goal. The angle formed by the player's position on the field and the line of sight to each upright is 33o. If the distances to the uprights are 7.5 m and 10.0 m, calculate the width of the uprights.
July 19, 2011

Math
Prove each identity: a) 1-cos^2x=tan^2xcos^2x b) cos^2x + 2sin^2x-1 = sin^2x I also tried a question on my own: tan^2x = (1 – cos^2x)/cos^2x R.S.= sin^2x/cos^2x I know that the Pythagorean for that is sin^2x + cos^2x That's all I could do.
July 18, 2011

Math
Prove each of the following identities. a)tan^2x = 1 – cos^2x/cos^2x b)sinx/1 – sin^2x = tanx/cosx
July 17, 2011

Math
Solve for all possible values of x where O°≤x360°. sin x=2/3.
July 17, 2011

Math
Solve for all possible values of x where O°≤x360°. sin x=2/3. I do not understand these types of questions please answer in as much detail as you can so I can do them myself.
July 17, 2011

Math
Solve for all possible values of x where O°≤x≤360°. tan x = -1/√3 cos x = 1/2
July 17, 2011

Math
Determine the EXACT values of each of the following: a) sin 240° b) cos 135°
July 17, 2011

Math
Find the angle (Θ) for a terminal arm with the following coordinates(round to one decimal place): (5,8)
July 16, 2011

Math
What are some examples of acute and obtuse triangles in a home?
July 16, 2011

Math
Determine the exact value of: sin30° + cos225° + sin150° + cos330°
July 15, 2011

Math
The winner of a popular lottery is offered one of two options: i) a lump sum of $102 500 ii) $1000 every month for 10 years If the money can be invested at 3.0% p/a, compounded monthly, which option should the winner choose? Justify your reasoning. Every three months, Carlos ...
July 14, 2011

Math
How much would you have to invest at 6.3% interest for it to have grown to $67.06 in five years
July 14, 2011

Math
That can't be right...the correct answer shows it should be 12 years.
July 13, 2011

Math
You invest $25 in an account earning 7.5% interest per year. After how many years is it worth $42.50?
July 13, 2011

Math
Sam gets deposits a total of $3500 every three months to the bank which earns a 6.5% p/a. After five years how much will he have in his account? Ren wants to buy a new car that costs $26255, so, he would deposit money into his savings account with an interest rate of 3.9% p/a ...
July 13, 2011

Math
Stacey buys a $1000 RRSP today. After one year she adds $2500. By the end of the second year, the money has grown to $3851 as it has earned interest over time. What rate of interest does the money earn? 1000x^2 + 2500x - 3851 Use the quadratic formula above and your calculator...
July 12, 2011

Math
Determine the present value of the annuity: $1500 at the end of each 3-month period, for 5 years, at 4.5% p/a, compounded quarterly
July 12, 2011

Math
Imagine you have invested $500 in an account that pays 5% simple interest per year. Can you find an arithmetic sequence to look for the amount of money in the account after 20 years?
July 12, 2011

Physics
If you go to google and type "conservation of momentum photogate lab penn state" this is just like the experiment we performed. It should be the top result "Physics 250 Laboratory: Conservation of Momentum. Hope this helps.
July 11, 2011

Physics
So I had an exam today and one of the questions is bugging me. Our professor is out of town for a few days, so we had a proctor and I still can't figure it out using my notes. It was a question about two carts and deals with momentum. Cart A is at rest between two ...
July 11, 2011

Physics
So I had an exam today and one of the questions is bugging me. Our professor is out of town for a few days, so we had a proctor and I still can't figure it out using my notes. It was a question about two carts and deals with momentum. Cart A is at rest between two ...
July 11, 2011

Math
tn - tn-1 = 2n + 3; t1 = 10 Find the first five terms in the sequence using this recursive formuls
July 11, 2011

Math
tn - tn-1 = 2n + 3 Find the first five terms in the sequence using this recursive formuls
July 11, 2011

chemistry
How many grams of acetic acid (MW = 60 g/mol, pKa=4.75) are needed to change 1000 L of water with a pH of 11 to a pH of 5.5?
July 8, 2011

MATH
Halley's comet appears in the sky approximately once every 77 years. If the comet was seen in by Astronomer Edmund Halley in 1531. How many times has the comet been spotted since?
July 8, 2011

chemistry
How many grams of HCl are needed to change 1000 L of water with a pH of 11 to a pH of 5.5?
July 8, 2011

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