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October 25, 2014

Posts by lindsay


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math
Show that 4/2^x = 2^2-x and hence or otherwise solve for x in the equation 2^x +2^x-2 =5
July 29, 2014

math
27 root 3 =3^b. Find the value of b.
July 29, 2014

physics
The electron in a certain hydrogen atom has an angular momentum of 6.834 × 10-34 J·s. What is the largest possible magnitude for the z component of the angular momentum of this electron? For accuracy, use h = 6.626 × 10-34 J·s. I know you need to use ...
July 23, 2014

math
An A.P. is given by k,2k/3,k/3, 0,... Find the 6th term.
July 22, 2014

algebra
Find 1. the binomial expansion of (3+2x)^5 simplifying terms. Hence find the binomial expansion of (3+2x)^5 +(3-2x)^5.
July 22, 2014

algebra
Find 1.The first 4 terms of the binomial expansion in ascending powers of x of (1+x/4)^8. 2.Use your expansion to estimate (1.025)^8
July 22, 2014

math
Find the first three terms in ascending power of 'x' of the binomial expression of (3+bx)^5 where b is a non zero constant.
July 22, 2014

math
A series is defined by 8+4+2+1+1/2+1/4+...+1/32 Write the series in sigma notation
July 22, 2014

math
find the sum of an A.P.of eleven terms whose first term is 1 and whose last term is 6.
July 22, 2014

math
The sum of the first 20 terms of an arithmetic series is identical to the sum of the first 22 terms. If the common difference is -2, find the first term.
July 17, 2014

math
a 40 year building programme for new houses began in 1951(year 1) and finished in 1990 year (40). The number of houses built each year form an A.P. With the first term 'a' and the common difference 'd'. Given that 2400 new houses were built in 1960 and 600 new ...
July 17, 2014

math
Given that 2 log base2 (x+15) - log base2 x = 6 1.Show that x^2 -34x +225 = 0 2. Hence or otherwise solve the equation 2 log base 2 (x+15) - log base 2 x =6
July 10, 2014

math
Solve 4^y -7(2^y) = 8
July 10, 2014

math
Solve 3 log x = 1 + log (4x+5)/ log 2
July 10, 2014

math
Given that x = 2log t is a solution of the equation10^(2x+1) -7(10^x) -26 =0. Find t
July 10, 2014

physics
The drawing shows an equilateral triangle, each side of which has a length of 4.53 cm. Point charges are fixed to each corner, as shown. The 4.00 C charge experiences a net force due to the charges qA and qB. This net force points vertically downward and has a magnitude of 779...
June 17, 2014

maths
How did you arrive at 10^2?
May 27, 2014

maths
Solve log(5x-1) = 2 + log(x-2)
May 27, 2014

maths
Given that x=lg a is a solution of the equation 10^(2x+1)-7(10^x) =26. Find the value of a.
May 27, 2014

math
solve the equation for x. 3^2x - 3^x+2 +8 =0 Ps. The topic is logarithmic and exponential functions
May 25, 2014

geometry
A floor measures 10m by 5m is to be covered with flooring boards measuring 1m 20cm. How many flooring boards would be needed to cover this section.
May 19, 2014

Stats.
Okay, never mind I think I got this one....
April 23, 2014

Stats.
Another one that I need help.... At Ajax Spring Water, a half-liter bottle of soft drink is supposed to contain a mean of 520 ml. The filling process follows a normal distribution with a known process standard deviation of 4 ml. (a) Which sampling distribution would you use if...
April 23, 2014

Stats.
I don't know where to begin with this one.... When told that over a 10-year period a mammogram test has a false positive rate of 50 percent, Bob said "That means that about half the women tested actually have no cancer". Correct Bob's mistaken interpretation.
April 23, 2014

Physics/ Chem
Find the entropy change when 51g of steam condenses to water at 100 ∘C.
April 22, 2014

Physics
A cylinder with a movable piston encloses 0.39 mole of ideal gas at 308K . How much heat is required to increase its volume isothermally by a factor of 3? 1100J 1400J 1600J 550J
April 22, 2014

Statistics
Daily output of Marathon's Grayville, LA, Refinery is normally Distributed with a mean of 232,000 barrels of crude oil per day with a standard deviation of 7,000 barrels. a. what is the probability of producing at least 232,000 barrels? b. between 232,000 and 239,000 ...
April 11, 2014

Stats.
how do I use it?
April 11, 2014

Science
Natural selection.
April 3, 2014

math
Solve this equation for x Log3^2x+5 =1
March 29, 2014

Science
1. ? 2. c 3. c 4. ? 5. b 6. d 7. c 8. a 9. ? 10. b
March 5, 2014

Science
I don't even understand it, it's not a test.
March 5, 2014

Science
1. Compare the two light waves above. Which wave would produce the brightest light and which wave would have the least energy? a. wave A; wave A b. wave A; wave B c. wave B; wave A d. wave B; wave B 2. Which waves have the longest wavelength and lowest energy on the ...
March 5, 2014

Science
CAN SOMEONE HELP WITH MY HOMEWORK?
March 3, 2014

math
0.06 2/3 into a fraction
February 7, 2014

Calculus
The total stopping distance T of a vehicle is T=2.5x+0.5x^2 where T is in feet and x is the speed in miles per hour. Approximate the change and percent change in total stopping distance as sped changes from x=25 to x=26 miles per hour. I started taking the derivative, but that...
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my work)
You realize I'm a terrible Calculus student? I don't understand the concepts that the other students can pick up on right away. I don't really get why you did any of what you did, and there aren't any examples like this one in our book for me to look back on.
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my work)
Okay, I really don't understand how you did any of that. What's the point of half of it? I tried to do some of what you did, but I got different numbers for my answers.
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my work)
Also, it says to estimate the maximum allowable percent error in measuring the circumference if the error in computing the area cannot exceed 3%. How do I do this?
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my work)
The measurement of the circumference of a circle is found to be 64 centimeters, with a possible error of 0.9 centimeter. Approximate the percent error in computing the area of the circle. MY ANSWER 8.83%
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my answer)
No, this is a different part of that same problem. It asks for the surface area this time, not volume.
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my answer)
The measurement of the edge of a cube is found to be 15 inches, with a possible error of 0.03 inch. Use differentials to approximate the maximum possible propagated error in computing the surface area of the cube. I got 5.4 inches squared. Is this right?
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my answers)
Thank you soooo much!
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my answers)
Never mind number 20! Someone already helped me with it!
December 17, 2013

Calculus (check my answers)
10) Use the information to evaluate and compare delta y and dy. y=2-x^4, x=2 and delta x=dx=0.01 MY ANSWER: dy=-.32 and delta y=-.3224. Are they supposed to be negative, and how do I compare those in words? I don't even understand what I was supposed to do... 12) Find the ...
December 17, 2013

Calculus
Hold on...I think I just managed to kind of figure it out!
December 17, 2013

Calculus
Wait, I'm not understanding how you get the tanx -x part...
December 17, 2013

Calculus
Find the differential dy of the given function. y=sec^2x/(x^2+1) My answer was [tanx(x^2+1)-2sec^2x]dx/(x^2+1)^2 My friend (who's a lot smarter than me) got something wayyy different, so I'm not sure if I'm doing this wrong...?
December 17, 2013

Calculus
Consider the function x^2+x-4 Estimate the area between the graph and the x-axis between x=2 and x=4 using four rectangles and right end points.
December 17, 2013

Calculus
The measurements of the base and altitude of a triangle are found to be 36 and 50 centimeters, respectively. The possible error in each measurement is 0.25 centimeter. Use differentials to approximate the possible propagated error in computing the area of the triangle.
December 16, 2013

Calculus
Please, don't assume that we've been taught this stuff because we were literally just handed a packet and told to learn it ourselves. I don't understand this in the slightest. The question is: Use the information to evaluate and compare delta y and dy. y=2-x^4, x=2...
December 16, 2013

Calculus
Wait, never mind. I'm overthinking it and I made a dumb mistake. Disregard these two answers.
December 16, 2013

Calculus
Hold on; I think I did delta y wrong. If you set it up like that, then you would get 2-(4.01)^4 -2+2^4. And you get a ridiculous number...?
December 16, 2013

Calculus
Please, don't assume that we've been taught this stuff because we were literally just handed a packet and told to learn it ourselves. I don't understand this in the slightest. The question is: Use the information to evaluate and compare delta y and dy. y=2-x^4, x=2...
December 16, 2013

math
Solve /3x + 12/ >= 21 PS>= means is greater than or equal to.
December 16, 2013

Calculus
I know that; don't know why I didn't use it. Oops. How do you get 0 from f(x)?
December 16, 2013

Calculus
Use the information to evaluate and compare (triangle)x and dy. y=2-x^4, x=2, and (triangle)x=dx=0.01
December 16, 2013

math
Factorize b^4-16 PS. "b" is really the letter b
December 16, 2013

math
Solve 16(4^2x-1)= 8^x+3
December 16, 2013

math
Change 1010101011 base 2 to base 4
December 16, 2013

math
If 203n + 2m4n = 501n. a. Find the value of base n. b. Find the value of m PS the 'n' is really base n.
December 16, 2013

math
f(x) =x-2/x-3. I calculated f^-1 (x)to be 3x-2/y-1. How do I use f^-1 (x) to evaluate (x-2/x-3)=4. P.S/ f^-1 means 'f' inverse.
December 14, 2013

Calculus (Please check my work.)
Also, for 5, is the marginal cost at 31 $186?
December 14, 2013

Calculus (Please check my work.)
Thanks so much for pointing those things out! But I do have a question on #2? How'd you get the 6 for the maximum profit? I got the equation -4x^2+48x-18, but I couldn't get the 6. (It's probably some really stupid mistake. I make a lot of those. hahaha)
December 14, 2013

Calculus (Please check my work.)
This is my last chance to make at least a C in my AP Calculus course, so please tell me if I got these right or wrong so that I can fix them before it's due. Also, there was one I wasn't sure how to do, so if you can help me with that, it would be much appreciated! 1)...
December 14, 2013

Calculus
How do you show that the minimum average cost occurs when the average cost equals the marginal cost?
December 14, 2013

math
Solve (x^3 y)^2/8x^1/3
December 12, 2013

math
solve the following inequality /3x + 12/ >/ 21 PS >/ means greater than or equal to.
December 12, 2013

Calculus PLEASE HELP
Show that the maximum profit occurs when the marginal revenue equals the marginal cost. I'm pretty sure this is supposed to be some sort of proof, but I have no idea how to even start it...
December 12, 2013

Calculus
Show that the maximum profit occurs when the marginal revenue equals the marginal cost. I'm pretty sure this is supposed to be some sort of proof, but I have no idea how to even start it...
December 11, 2013

math
What is the negation of p and q?
December 10, 2013

math
solve the following absolute value question /4x + 5/ =25
December 10, 2013

math
The equation kx^2 -2x-7=0 has two real and identical roots, find the value of k.
December 10, 2013

maths
The following statement defines a relation R in the natural numbers N. state whether or not each relation is symmetric 1. x is less than or equal to y 2. x+y =10
December 10, 2013

Calculus
Never mind, I got it!
December 9, 2013

Calculus
Y=5x^4 -24x^3+24x^2+17 is concave down for which interval? A) x<0 B) x>0 C) x<-2 or x>-2/5 D) x<2/5 or x>2 E) 2/5 < x < 2 I know you take the second derivative...but I keep getting stuck with something that won't factor right?
December 9, 2013

Calculus
If x^2=25-y^2, what is the value of [(d^2)(y)]/(dx^2) at the point (3,4)?
December 9, 2013

Math
Okay, well, I don't know how the tracher's getting her answers then.,.
December 9, 2013

Math
Factor 5x^2 -6x-4 I must be having an off day or something; this can factor, right!?
December 9, 2013

Calculus PLEASE HELP
Given that C(x)=2x^3-21x^2+36x+1000 is a cost function, determine the intervals for which the cost is increasing. Determine any intervals for which the marginal cost is increasing. Marginal cost is when you derive the cost function, correct? So do you do the second derivative ...
December 7, 2013

Calculus
Given that C(x)=2x^3-21x^2+36x+1000 is a cost function, determine the intervals for which the cost is increasing. Determine any intervals for which the marginal cost is increasing. Marginal cost is when you derive the cost function, correct? So do you do the second derivative ...
December 7, 2013

Calculus
Using the equations R(x)=-x^2+400x and C(x)=x^2+40x+100, find the Maximum Revenue
December 7, 2013

Calculus (check my work)
Yes! Thank you! I do have another question, though. The second part of the problem says to "compare R(11) -R(10) with that result." Does that mean that I derive it before plugging in 11 and 10 or...?
December 7, 2013

Calculus (check my work)
Find the marginal revenue at x=10 using the equation R(x)=-x^2+80x Is the answer 60?
December 7, 2013

Calculus
Find the maximum revenue using the following equations: R(x)=-x^2 +400x and C(x)=x^2+40x+100. What I've done so far is use R(x) and solve for x, which got me 0 and 400. Is that how you're supposed to start it? What happens next? (I apologize; I'm really bad at ...
December 7, 2013

Calculus
Ohhhh. I see what I did wrong in that second one! Thanks for all your help!(:
December 7, 2013

Calculus
Check my work? The equations given were R(x)=-x^2+400x and C(x)=x^2+40x+100. We were asked to find the maximum profit and minimum average cost. (I'm having trouble remembering how to find a minimum and maximum, so please help with that, if you can!) For Max Profit, I got $...
December 7, 2013

Calculus
I don't remember how to did min/max. I can get as far as the critical numbers...
December 7, 2013

Calculus
How do you find maximum revenue, maximum profit, and minimum average cost? Our teacher gave us a project to teach ourselves the section, but I can't learn very well even with her teaching, so I don't know how I'm supposed to do this...
December 7, 2013

Calculus
That helped a whole lot! Thank you so much!
December 2, 2013

Calculus
Find limit as x->-3 of (sin(4x+12))/(5x+15)
December 2, 2013

Math
Let f(x)= lim as h->0 of ((x+h)^2-x^2)/ h. For what value of x does f(x)= 4?
December 1, 2013

Calculus Please Help!!
Thanks! When it asks to find the rate the area is changing at that point in time, did you get the answer -357/5? Because I did, but it doesn't seem right...
December 1, 2013

Calculus Please Help!!
"A 13-foot ladder is leaning against a building when its base begins to slide away from the base of the building. By the time the base is 12 feet from the building, the base is moving at the rate of 6 ft/sec. How fast is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall at that...
December 1, 2013

CALCULUS HELP!!
I haven't done this type of problem in a while, so if someone can just show me how to set it up, I can figure out the rest. (: "A 13-foot ladder is leaning against a building when its base begins to slide away from the base of the building. By the time the base is 12 ...
December 1, 2013

Chemistry
How much energy would be needed to turn 183.7 g of Ice at -27 degrees celcius to steam at 135 degrees celcius?
November 15, 2013

BIO
Explain why routine blood measurement of glycated hemoglobin is used to determine whether a diabetic has good glucose control.
October 19, 2013

Calculus
Determine if Rolle's Theorem can be applied. If it can, find all values of c such that f'(c)=0. f(x)=x^3-9x, [-3,3]
October 10, 2013

Creative Writing
Need help describing something. I'm not good at writing horror or graphic death and such. In my story, a tree's branches basically 'come to life,' but I'm not sure what kind of details to use for the branches if they're like elastic and bend and twist ...
October 7, 2013

Journalism
Hmmm....That one would be okay, I suppose. Might attract more people. Thanks!
October 6, 2013

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