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March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015

Total # Posts: 608

**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*

**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*

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