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September 20, 2014

Posts by lindsay


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Journalism
Heh...I'm a fiction writer, not a journalist, so it's really hard for me ... The article isn't finished yet - it's barely even started. And it's still kind of choppy because I haven't really done much editing and reordering and stuff just yet. [There ...
October 6, 2013

Journalism
Maybe I could just start with a question?
October 6, 2013

Journalism
I tried writing the opening to my article on vegetarianism and this is what I got so far. [A lot of people like to sit down at night and eat a big, juicy steak – and then there are those who prefer an organic meal without any meat. Vegetarianism is not uncommon, but it&#...
October 6, 2013

Journalism
I've started working on an article for my Journalism class about vegetarianism - pros and cons, and why or why not people at my school support it. I've gotten a few paragraphs in, but I'm having trouble on writing the lead. Any suggestions?
October 6, 2013

Phyics
to find the distance multiply radius*2 and then take that answer and multiply it by pi (3.14) to get the total distance around lake then multiply the total by 0.75 to get answer for the distance traveled
September 23, 2013

Physics
A bowling ball traveling with constant speed hits the pins at the end of a bowling lane 16.5 m long. The bowler hears the sound of the ball hitting the pins 2.51s after the ball is released from his hands. What is the speed of the ball? The speed of sound is 340 m/s
August 30, 2013

Physics
A stone is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 19.0m/s How fast is it moving when it reaches a height of 10.0m
August 29, 2013

Math
Describe the intervals on which the following function is continuous. If not continuous, state "where" the discontinuity occurs and state the TYPE of discontinuity. f(x)= (x^2-x-12)/(x^2-6x+8) I just don't understand how to find the intervals. Thanks~
August 20, 2013

math
Find the exact value of 1. tan 75 degrees 2. Cos 15 degrees 3. Sin 105 degrees
May 21, 2013

math
Two pieces of wire are stretched from the top M, of a vertical pole to the points L and N on the horizontal ground, The angle of depression of L from M is 65 degrees. N is on the opposite side of the pole (from L) at an angle of depression of 72 degrees from M. N is 4m from ...
May 21, 2013

math
Dave walked from point A to point B due North East for a distance of 20m. He immediately changed direction and walked 50m from B to C on a bearing of 110 degrees. i. Calculate the distance AC ii. Find the bearing of C from A
May 21, 2013

math
Dave walked from point A to point B due North East for a distance of 20m. He immediately changed direction and walked 50m from B to C on a bearing of 110 degrees. i. Calculate the distance AC ii. Find the bearing of C from A
May 21, 2013

math
Prove that Sin x + tan x / 1+cosx =tan x
May 19, 2013

math
If the bearing fron H to G is 098 degrees, what is the bearing of G from H
May 18, 2013

math
Solve the equation 8 cos^2 X -2 =0 given that 180< or equal to X <or equal to 360 degrees.
May 18, 2013

math
Triangle DEF is such that DF=8cm,EF=5.5cm and its area is 11 root2 cm^2. Find angle EFD.
May 18, 2013

math
Given the function y= 4cos(2x+90degrees)-3, Find the value of y when x =30 degrees.
May 17, 2013

math
Simplify cos Theta/4 cos theta/4 - sin theta/4 sin theta/4.
May 9, 2013

math
Triangle XYZ with vertices X(3,-1) Y(7,-3)Z(3,-5) undergoes an enlargement represented by the mapping: (x)--(-0.5 0)(x) +(-3) (y)--( 0 -0.5)(y) +(4) Evaluate: 1. The vertices of the image of triangle XYZ. 2. The centre of enlargement PS. The small brackets should be one big ...
April 25, 2013

math
Triangle XYZ with vertices X(3,-1) Y(7,-3)Z(3,-5) undergoes an enlargement represented by the mapping: x
April 25, 2013

math
Three students, Chris, Vlad, and Steve, are registered for the same class and attend independently of each other. If Chris is in class 80% of the time, Vlad is in class 85% of the time, and Steve is in class 90% of the time, what is the probability that at least two of them ...
April 21, 2013

math
The 9th term of an AP is 8 and the 4th term is 20. Find the first term and the common difference.
April 6, 2013

math
find the exact value of [sec(-30 degrees)- cot 120 degrees]/1-cosec^2(45 degrees) Find the exact value of [sin^2(355 degrees) + cos^2 (355 degrees)]/ tan^2 (30 degrees)
April 2, 2013

math
This is a matrix question. R is the matrix (3r 1) (s 2s) 1. State, in terms of s and r the determinant of R 2. If r=1/3 and s=4 determine the inverse of R 3.State the pair of r and s not including 0, which would make the matrix R a singular matrix
April 1, 2013

math
This is a matrix question. R is the matrix (3r 1) (s 2s) 1. State, in terms of s and r the determinant of R 2. If r=1/3 and s=4 determine the inverse of R 3.State the pair of r and s not including 0, which would make the matrix R a singular matrix
April 1, 2013

math
This is a matrix question but I can't get a single bracket so I will use two. (a b)(5 1) =(12 -2) (3 0)(-2 4) (15 3) Find the values of a and b.
April 1, 2013

math
A sequence is generated by the recurrence relation Ur+1 = 1/Ur -3. Given that U2 = U1 find the possible of U1
March 18, 2013

math
a species of orchid is being studied. The population 'p' at time 't' years after the study started is assumed to be p = 2800ae^0.2t/1 + ae^0.2t where 'a' is a constant. Given tnat there were 300 orchids when the study started. a. show that a =0.12 b. ...
March 18, 2013

trigonometry
A sector AOB of a circle, centre O, radius r cm, where the acute angle AOB is theta radians. Given that the perimeter of the sector is 14 cm and that the area of the sector is 10 cm^2, evaluate r and theta.
March 8, 2013

Economics
We're looking at the market for cat food. When the price is $10, the quantity sold is 1000 bags. When the price drops 10%, the quantity sold increases 30%. Calculate the price elasticity of demand. (Answer in format X.XX, round to the nearest hundredth.) I know the formula...
February 25, 2013

math
Can you explain how I find the values so I can plot a graph of T=(25 ln24/ln) -(25/ln2) ln M
February 25, 2013

SOC203
Not the answer it gave on weegy!!
February 24, 2013

math 11
Current price is $100, current salesbare 5000 units. For every increase in price of $1, sales decrease by 20 units. Find optimum revenue.
January 20, 2013

algerbra 2
3. Write the function R that models the total number of components that reenter the atmosphere around the earth each year.
December 18, 2012

math
Calculat the absolute value of: 4-{x-3}=0 PS. The brackets are supposed to be the straight lines for the absolute symbols.
December 13, 2012

math
Hi Reiny, I did not get any parentheses with the question. I got it the way I typed it. Thanks.
December 11, 2012

math
If f(x)=2x+1/x-3 and g(x)=1-x/2 Show that f(g)(x)=g(f)(x)
December 11, 2012

math
Given that h(x)=x+1/x-2 and g(x) =4-x. Find h(g)(x) and find g(h)(x). P.S. Thanks for the correction Steve.
December 11, 2012

math
Given that h(x) =x+1/x-2 and g(x)=4-x. Find hg(x) and find gh(x)
December 11, 2012

math
Find the range of values of 'c' for which g(x)= -3x^2-4x-c has complex roots
December 7, 2012

math
The function f:x =2x+1/x-3 and g:x =1-x/2 a. For what value of x is 'f' undefined? b. Find 'f' inverse and hence solve f(x) =1/3. c.Show that fg(x) -gh(x).
December 7, 2012

math
I need to sketch the graph of t(x)=2x^2 +3x > or equal to 10x-x^2. How do I work out the points to plot on the graph?
December 7, 2012

math
Write 2x^2+6x-5 in the form of a(x+h)^2 +k where a,h,k, are real numbers.(using completing the squares)
December 4, 2012

math
A motorist travelling at a steady speed of 120km/h covers a section of the highway in 30min. After a speed limit is imposed he finds that when travelling at the maximum speed allowed he takes 20 min. longer than before to cover the same section. Calculate the speed limit.
November 30, 2012

math
A rectangular pool's depth is 1m at the shallow end and gradually increases to 4m at the deep end. The pool is 32m in length and 12m width. 1. calculate the total surface area (m squared) of the pool. 2. The cost of painting the pool at $5 per square foot. 3. the amount of...
November 29, 2012

math
Sorry, the diameter of 20cm and height of 8cm is for the cylinder.
November 29, 2012

math
A paperweight containing liquid is made up of a cone and a cylinder. The radius of the cone is 3cm with height of 4cm. The diameter is 20cm and height is 8cm. 1. Calculate the total volume of the cone and cylinder when it si empty, leaving your answer in terms of pi. 2. If the...
November 29, 2012

math
A fish tank is 50 cm long, 34 cm wide and 24 cm high. It contains water to depth of 18 cm. Four identical spheres are placed in the tank and are fully submerged. The water level rises by 4.5 cm. 1.What is the volume before the spheres were added? 2. What is the volume of each ...
November 29, 2012

Math
A recipe for cake calls for 5 and 1/4 cup of flour. The chef mistakenly adds 7 and 2/3 cups of flour to the mixture. How much flour does the chef need to remove from the mixture?
November 27, 2012

math
Can 0/3 + 3 be simplified? Can 10m + 1 / 10 be simplified?
November 27, 2012

math
Maria ran 3 and 4/5 miles. She ran 1 and 2/3 miles further than Paul. Write the equation.
November 27, 2012

math
a cyclist travels the 30 km from Town A to Town B at an average speed of 25 km/h and immediately continues the journey to town C, which is a further 60 km away at an average speed of 20 km/h. What is the average speed for the whole journey?
November 23, 2012

math
1.John deposited $40,000.oo in the bank and earned simple interest of 7% per annum for 2 years. calculate the amount he will receive at the end of the 2 year period. 2. Find the simple interest on $15,000.00 invested for 4 years at 12% per annum.
November 12, 2012

math
An article can be bought for cash at $20,000.00. A customer bought it on hire purchase by paying a deposit of 20%. An interest of 10% was charged on the remaining balance and he was required to pay the balance in 15 monthly installments. 1.What is the interest charged? 2.The ...
November 9, 2012

math
Consider the relation R = (a,b),(a,c),(c,c),(b,b),(c,b),(b,c) on the set A = a,b. Is R reflexive? Symmetric? Transitive? and why or why not.
November 6, 2012

Physics
what else elena...???
November 5, 2012

geology
Granite 585 Gabbro 1843 Gneiss 3660
October 27, 2012

physics
A 58.4-kg person, running horizontally with a velocity of +3.84 m/s, jumps onto a 10.7-kg sled that is initially at rest. (a) Ignoring the effects of friction during the collision, find the velocity of the sled and person as they move away. (Indicate the direction with the ...
October 22, 2012

Physics
A jet is circling an airport control tower at a distance of 23.0 km. An observer in the tower watches the jet cross in front of the moon. As seen from the tower, the moon subtends an angle of 9.49 10-3 radians. Find the distance traveled (in meters) by the jet as the observer ...
October 22, 2012

Geology
Granite 585 Gabbro 1843 Gneiss 3660
October 17, 2012

math
How to solve 13 is 10 percent of what number?
October 16, 2012

Physics
An artillery shell is fired with an initial velocity of 300m/s at 55.0 degrees above the horizontal. To clear an avalanche, it explodes on a mountainside 42.0s later. What are the x and y coordinates of the shell where it explodes, relative to its firing point? a) (1.68km, 7....
October 9, 2012

Physics. Really stuck!
two blocks of masses m1 and m2 (m1>m2) are placed on a frictionless table in contact with each other. A horizontal force of magnitude F is applied to the block of mass m1. if P is the magnitude of the contact force between the blocks, what are the net forces acting on m1 ...
October 8, 2012

chemistry
How many photons are produced in a laser pulse of 0.324 J at 631 nm?
October 6, 2012

chemistry
To resolve an object in an electron microscope, the wavelength of the electrons must be close to the diameter of the object. What kinetic energy must the electrons have in order to resolve a protein molecule that is 8.10 nm in diameter? Take the mass of an electron to be 9.11&...
October 6, 2012

English
List the compound nouns in this sentence. Philo T. Farnsworth was the first American inventor to use television technology. The answers were Philo T Farnsworth, American inventor, and television technology. Can a proper noun also be a compound noun?
October 3, 2012

PHYSICS
A car is safely negotiating an unbanked circular turn at a speed of 29 m/s. The road is dry, and the maximum static frictional force acts on the tires. Suddenly a long wet patch in the road decreases the maximum static frictional force to one-ninth of its dry-road value. If ...
October 2, 2012

Math. Due in 4 hours. Please helpp!
A female moth lays nearly 150 eggs. In on year there may live up to five generations. Each larva eats about 20mg of wool. Assume that 2/3 of the eggs die and that 50% of the remaining moths are females. Estimate the amount of wool that may be destroyed b the descendants of one...
October 1, 2012

i don't get it
thanks
September 12, 2012

i don't get it
why does everybody not like a teacher's pet?
September 12, 2012

math
What ia A inverse if A = (3 -2) (3 2)
July 19, 2012

math
Solve the inequality 2x^2<12-5x
July 19, 2012

math
Solve the equation 3^2x - 12 x 3^x + 27 = 0
July 19, 2012

math
simplify the following giving your answer with a rational denominator, 2 root3 - root 3/ 2 + root three.
July 19, 2012

Trigonometry
1. ((cosx)/(1 + sinx))+((1 + sinx)/(cosx)) 2. ((cos(x)cot(x))/(1 - sin(x)))-1
July 16, 2012

math
solve: n squared + 5n = 84 for n?
July 6, 2012

physics
to start a nuclear fusion reaction, two hydrogen atoms of charge 1.602x10^-19 and mass 1.67x10^-27kg must be fired at each other. If each particle has an initial velocity of 2.7x10^6m/s when released, what is their minimum seperation?
June 11, 2012

physics
a square with side length 2.0 cm has a charge of -1.0x10^-6C at every corner. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric force on each charge? What is the force on a fifth charge placed in the centre of this square? Does the sign of the fifth charge affect the ...
June 7, 2012

physics
a metal ball with a charge of 5.4x10^8 electrons is touched to another metal ball so that all the excess electrons are shared equally. What is the final cahrge on the first ball?
June 7, 2012

Math
g(x)= -3x^2 g(f(x))= -3(x^2-4)^2 -6(x^2-4)(2x) -6x^2-24 (2x) -12x^3-48x -12x(x^2+4) f(g(x))= (-3x^2)^2-4 2(-3x^2)(-6x)-4 -6x^2(-6x)-4 36x^3-4 4(9x^3-1)
June 7, 2012

geometry
Given that P=(2,10) (5,-3) a. Evaluate the inverse P^-1, of P b. use a matrix method to solve x(2,5)+ y(1,-3) =(7,1)
May 24, 2012

geometry
The towns A and B are on the circle of latitude 24 degrees N.The longitude of A is 108degrees E and longitude B is 75 degrees E. a. Calculate the radius of the circle of latitude 24 degrees N. b.The shortest distance between A and B measured along the circle of latitude 24 ...
May 24, 2012

geometry
The points A=(1,1) B=(3,4) connects to point C (3,1). a. Find the length of AB b. The gradient and equation of line AB
May 24, 2012

geometry
R =(cos0 -sin0) (sin0 -cos0) State the matrix R for 0=120 degrees NB 0 represents theta
May 24, 2012

measurement
Find thde total surface area of the net of a square pyramid given that the base is 3cm by 3cm and each slant edge is 5cm. Include the flaps.
May 9, 2012

measurement
A cylindrical container has an interior diameter of 21 cm. It can hold 6.93 liters of liquid. Find its height take Pi=22/7
May 9, 2012

measurement
A trailer driver left Miami at 15:45 and arrived at his destination 637.5 km away at 02:15 the next day a. How long did the journey take? b. What was his average speed in km/h c. What was his speed in ms^-1?
May 9, 2012

trigonometry
I need help in understanding how to identify which identity to use. using this question as an example. Show that tan theta (sin theta+cot theta cos theata)all over cos theta = sec^2 theta. Please explain.
May 4, 2012

trigonometry
In the triangle ABC, the sides AB and BC have lengths 7cm and 8cm respectively, and angle B is obtuse. the area of the triangle is 14 root 3 cm^2. Find a.The size of angle B b. The length of AC
May 3, 2012

trigonometry
Find all the solutions of x,for 0 is less than x is less than 2 pi a. Sin(x + pi/4 + sin(x - pi/4)= -1 b. Sin(1/3 x+5) = 1/2
May 2, 2012

trigonometry
Find all the angles between 0 degrees and 360 degrees which will satisf y the equation: 5tan^2 y +5 tan y = 2 sec^2 y
May 2, 2012

trigonometry
Given that tan A = 2 tan B (B is the symbol for Beta) show that tan (A-B) = sin 2B/3- cos2 Beta.
May 1, 2012

trigonometry
solve the equation: 4 tan^2 x + 12 sec x +1 =0, for 0 degrees is less than or equal to x is less than or equal to 360 degrees.
May 1, 2012

geometry
Find the coordinates of the center and the radius of a circle with and equation of: a. x^2 + 2root7x +7 + (Y-root 11)^2 =11 b. x^2 -12x + 84 =-y^2 + 16y
April 29, 2012

geometry
Find the coordiantes of the center and the radius of each circle a. (x+root5)^2 + y^2 -8y =9
April 29, 2012

geometry
Write an equation for each circle if the coordiantes of the center and length of the radius are a. center(-1,-5) radius = 2 units b. center(0,3) radius = 7 units c. center(-9,7) radius = 1/2 units
April 29, 2012

geometry
the diagonal VY of a cuboid =root(26.25)cm, the length of a side ZY = 4cm and the height of a sideUZ =25cm for the cuboid. Find the width of the width UV.
April 24, 2012

geometry
a closed box of uniform thickness is made of wood 1cm thick. Its extenal dimensions are 6cm and 5 cm by 4 cm. Find the a. volume of the wood used in making the box. b. the capacity of the box, given that the cover is full length and full width c. The interior surface area if ...
April 24, 2012

trigonometry
show that sin 2theta/1-cos 2 theta = cot theta
April 24, 2012

trigonometry
Find the general solution for f(x) = 27 tan^2 x-9=0
April 23, 2012

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