Monday

November 30, 2015
Total # Posts: 370

**Physics**

Two buckets of sand hang from opposite ends of a rope that passes over an ideal pulley. One bucket is full and weighs 110 N ; the other bucket is only partly filled and weighs 65 N . You release the lighter bucket and the heavier one descends. What is the tension in the rope?
*November 8, 2015*

**Math**

in a class, 3/5 of the girls and 1/6 of the boys wear spectacles. If 3/4 of those who are wearing spectacles are girls, what fraction of the pupils does not wear spectacles?
*October 5, 2015*

**Math**

-1.4b + 10= -18
*October 5, 2015*

**science**

Which physical properties are characteristics of metals? Choose all that apply. -brittle -high luster -malleable -ductile -not very reactive 1, 2, and 5?
*September 24, 2015*

**Science**

Pineapple has high requirements for the fertilizer elements nitrogen (N), potassium (K), and iron (Fe), and relatively low requirements for the fertilizer elements phosphorus (P) and calcium (Ca). Although Hawaiian pineapples grow in red soils whose iron composition may exceed...
*September 14, 2015*

**Math**

How do I find the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of f(x)= (x+2)/(5x^2) Wouldn't one of them be (I,-I)? How do I solve this? Thank you!
*September 8, 2015*

**Calculus 1**

Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region under the graph of the function f(x)=2x+1 about the x-axis over the interval [0,1]. I have no clue how to start this..... :(
*August 6, 2015*

**math**

The scale model of a rectangular patio will be enlarged by a scale factor of 2.5 to create the actual patio. The actual patio will be 15 feet by 20 feet. Which is the area of the scale model? 48 square feet 60 square feet 120 square feet 300 square feet
*July 20, 2015*

**Math**

5 cos x + 2 = 0 5 cos x = -2 cos x= -2/5 arccos (-2/5) = answer (check to see if you are supposed to answer in degrees or radians - change calculator settings accordingly)
*June 7, 2015*

**Statistics**

A roulette wheel has 38 slots, numbered 0, 00, and 1 to 36. Two slots are green, 18 of the others are red, and 18 are black. a) What is the probability of winning with a bet on red in a single play of roulette? b) You decide to play roulette 4 times, each time betting on red. ...
*June 7, 2015*

**Math**

One phone company charges $12 per month plus $.05 per minute after the first 500 minutes. A second phone company charges $10 per month plus $.04 per minute after the first 300 minutes. How many minutes would a subscriber have to use so that the cost of the two plans is the ...
*May 18, 2015*

**English**

Thank you so much for explaining, and thank you for the website. I saved the link and will be using it this quarter as I take my English class. :-)
*April 26, 2015*

**English**

I added words instead of a comma because there aren't multiple elements in a series or coordinate adjectives, there aren't two independent clauses, there are no introductory or parenthetical elements, nothing is quoted, there is no confusion, and there are no phrases ...
*April 26, 2015*

**English**

Is this better? At elementary school, my teacher delighted in handing me worksheets that were crowded with row upon row of three-to-five digit long division problems.
*April 26, 2015*

**English**

Ok, I hyphenated the words "three-to-five digit." But the rules say that a word that modifies the adjective and not the object should not have a comma separating the modifier and the adjective it modifies. In my sentence, I have the phrase "row upon row of three...
*April 26, 2015*

**English**

Is this sentence punctuated correctly? At elementary school, my teacher delighted in handing me worksheets crowded with row upon row of three to five digit long division problems.
*April 26, 2015*

**calc**

If a cost of a function is C(x) = (49 ln x) / (28-3x), find the marginal cost when x = 7
*April 18, 2015*

**algebra**

find 3 consecutive integers such that the sum of the squares of the first and second is 2 more than the third
*April 10, 2015*

**Math**

The curves y=sinx and y=cosx intersects twice on the interval (0,2pi). Find the area of the region bounded by the two curves between the points of intersection.
*March 1, 2015*

**Chemistry**

A student was required to prepare 250.0 mL of a hypochlorous acid/sodium hypochlorite buffer in which the concentration of the weak acid component was 0.073 M and the concentration of the conjugate base was 0.046 M. The student was supplied with 0.365 M hypochlorous acid and 1...
*February 5, 2015*

**geometry**

I am given triangle EDF with angles E and F being congruent. What is the perimeter of the triangle if ED= 2x+8, EF= 3x-6, and DF= 4x-6.
*January 18, 2015*

**math**

5.6 lb/gal = oz/gal
*December 13, 2014*

**Geometry**

Carl is looking to buy a farm. While looking at a potential property, Carl wants to know the height of the silo. He measures a nearby tree to be 8ft. When he stands 25ft away from the silo and 2 ft away from the tree, he can see the silo in the distance. His eyesight is 5 ft ...
*December 11, 2014*

**AP Calc**

Ok so i set y=(4x)^1/2 Using the distance formula... i got it down to d=((x-8)^2+((4x)^2)^1/2 Took the derivative and got dy/dx=2x+1/((x)^1/2)-16
*November 22, 2014*

**AP Calc**

Find the point on the curve y^2=4x closest to the point (8,0). My Work: Using the Distance formula- my answer i got was (7.821,5.593) but idk if i did it right...
*November 22, 2014*

**AP Calc**

Oh so then i plug x=6 back to the original to get Y
*November 22, 2014*

**AP Calc**

Find the point on the curve y^2=4x closest to the point (8,0). My Work: Using the Distance formula- my answer i got was (7.821,5.593) but idk if i did it right...
*November 22, 2014*

**AP Calc**

Thanks so much i understand it now :)
*November 22, 2014*

**AP Calc**

A rectangle is inscribed into the region bounded by the graph of f(x)=(x^2-1)^2 and the x-axis, in such a way that one side of the rectangle lies on the x-axis and the two vertices lie on the graph of f(x). What is the maximum possible area of such a rectangle? My Work: y=(x^2...
*November 22, 2014*

**statistics**

Thanks alot! Could you possibly elaborate as to how you approach this type of problem?
*October 6, 2014*

**statistics**

Five cards are drawn from a standard deck, what is the probability of picking 3 face cards?
*October 6, 2014*

**statistics**

Five cards are drawn from a standard deck, what is the probability of picking 3 face cards?
*October 6, 2014*

**multiplying fractions**

2/11 * 264 = 528/11 Is the answer correct?
*September 24, 2014*

**multiplying fractions**

Thank you just making sure.
*September 24, 2014*

**multiplying fractions**

5/7 * 9/10 = 9/14 Should my answer be 45/70 or 9/14?
*September 24, 2014*

**english**

which poem has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC
*September 19, 2014*

**8th grade math**

3.16•10^3 in standard form is 3.16•1000 which is 3160. The Real Answer is: 3160
*September 7, 2014*

**Logic / Discrete Mathematics**

@MathMate Thank you so much! No wonder I was going nowhere even when I did the truth table, I had a mistake in translating the proposition. Thanks again.
*September 1, 2014*

**Logic / Discrete Mathematics**

Show that "¬p Λ q is logically equivalent to p → ¬q" . I'm not sure if the conditional identity is correct, but what I did was I negated the whole second condition and it immediately became equal to the first? Please help and if possible, show ...
*September 1, 2014*

**Physics ASAP**

A proton, traveling with a velocity of 6.8 × 106 m/s due east, experiences a magnetic force that has a maximum magnitude of 8.6 × 10-14 N and direction of due south. What are the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field causing the force? If the field is up, ...
*August 3, 2014*

**Physics**

A proton, traveling with a velocity of 6.8 × 106 m/s due east, experiences a magnetic force that has a maximum magnitude of 8.6 × 10-14 N and direction of due south. What are the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field causing the force? If the field is up, ...
*August 2, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Benzene reacts with hot concentrated nitric acid dissolved in sulfuric acid to give chiefly nitrobenzene, C6H5NO2. A by-product is often obtained, which consists of 42.86% C, 2.40% H, and 16.67% N (by mass). The boiling point of a solution of 5.5 g of the by-product in 45 g of...
*July 15, 2014*

**Chemistry**

A saturated solution is made by dissolving 0.252 g of a polypeptide (a substance formed by joining together in a chainlike fashion some number of amino acids) in water to give 1.92 L of solution. The solution has an osmotic pressure of 3.69 torr at 25 °C. What is the ...
*July 15, 2014*

**Chemistry**

So would you do M=RT/Pi M=(301 x .08205)/.005 4939.41?
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

A saturated solution is made by dissolving 0.325 g of a polypeptide (a substance formed by joining together in a chainlike fashion some number of amino acids) in water to give 1.37 L of solution. The solution has an osmotic pressure of 4.13 torr at 28 °C. What is the ...
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

HOW DO I FIGURE OUT THE MOLECULAR FORMULA FROM THE DATA?
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

So would the molar mass be 168.2? Empirical be c3h2n1o2?
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

What is the molar mass of the by-product? Calculate the molecular formula of the by-product. Calculate the empirical formula of the by-product.
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Benzene reacts with hot concentrated nitric acid dissolved in sulfuric acid to give chiefly nitrobenzene, C6H5NO2. A by-product is often obtained, which consists of 42.86% C, 2.40% H, and 16.67% N (by mass). The boiling point of a solution of 5.5 g of the by-product in 45 g of...
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

How do I solve for the y? I get 0.2=23.71g / 24.71+.281 Y. Y But I don't know how to solve
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry **

At 21.0 °C, a solution of 23.71 g of a nonvolatile, nonpolar compound in 30.64 g of ethylbromide, C2H5Br, had a vapor pressure of 319.7 torr. The vapor pressure of pure ethyl bromide at this temperature is 400.0 torr. Assuming an ideal solution, what is the molecular mass ...
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

A solution of acetic acid, CH3COOH, has a concentration of 0.218 M and a density of 1.00 g mL-1. What is the molality of this solution?
*July 14, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Thank you! It was right!!!
*July 9, 2014*

**Chemistry**

A mixture of ammonia and oxygen is prepared by combining 0.250 L of NH3 (measured at 0.700 atm and 20°C) with 0.160 L of O2 (measured at 0.720 atm and 49°C). How many milliliters of N2 (measured at 0.740 atm and 100. °C) could be formed if the following reaction ...
*July 9, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Methane is formed in landfills by the action of certain bacteria on buried organic matter. If a sample of methane collected from a landfill has a volume of 200. mL at 741 torr and 27.2 °C, how many grams of methane are in the sample? I get the PV=nRT p is 741/760= .975 V ...
*July 9, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Around 514.58?
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

How many milliliters of O2 are consumed in the complete combustion of a sample of hexane, C6H14, if the reaction produces 325 mL of CO2? Assume all gas volumes are measured at the same temperature and pressure. The reaction is 2C6H14(g) + 19O2(g) -> 12CO2(g) + 14H2O(g)
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

A mixture of ammonia and oxygen is prepared by combining 0.330 L of NH3 (measured at 0.790 atm and 22°C) with 0.210 L of O2 (measured at 0.820 atm and 48°C). How many milliliters of N2 (measured at 0.740 atm and 100. °C) could be formed if the following reaction ...
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

p2=.792atm x 683mL/ 292.15 x 349.15/733mL I got .882 and it says it wrong. Do you know what I done wrong?
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

When a sample of neon with a volume of 683 mL and a pressure of 0.792 atm was heated from 19.0 to 76.0 °C, its volume became 733 mL. What was its final pressure (in atm)?
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

so could I solve like n=.975atm *.200L * (300.2/.08205)? 713.45 and thank you for your help!
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

so .975 x 200mL = n x .08205 x 27.2?
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

What would my R be? 741torr x 200mL=nR X 27.2
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Methane is formed in landfills by the action of certain bacteria on buried organic matter. If a sample of methane collected from a landfill has a volume of 200. mL at 741 torr and 27.2 °C, how many grams of methane are in the sample?
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

A mixture of N2, O2, and CO2 has a total pressure of 928. torr. In this mixture the partial pressure of N2 is 31.0 cm Hg and the partial pressure of O2 is 4.00 dm Hg. What is the partial pressure of the CO2 (in torr)?
*July 8, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Thank you!
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry **

24) It was found that a 20.00 mL portion of a solution of oxalic acid, H2C2O4, requires 6.69 mL of 0.200 M K2Cr2O7 for complete reaction in an acidic solution. In the reaction, the oxidation product is CO2 and the reduction product is Cr3+. How many milliliters of 0.450 M NaOH...
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry **

18) Aspirin is a monoprotic acid called acetylsalicylic acid. Its formula is HC9H7O4. A certain pain reliever was analyzed for aspirin by dissolving 0.534 g of it in water and titrating it with 0.0446 M KOH solution. The titration required 26.73 mL of base. What is the ...
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Thank You!!!
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry **

12) Naturally occurring argon is composed of 0.3365% of 36Ar (atomic mass, 35.9675 u), 0.0632% of 38Ar (atomic mass, 37.9627 u), and 99.6003% of 40Ar (atomic mass, 39.9624 u). Use these data to calculate the average atomic mass of argon.
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry **

13) Mercury is an environmental pollutant because it can be converted by certain bacteria into the very poisonous substance dimethyl mercury, (CH3)2Hg. This compound ends up in the food chain and accumulates in the tissues of aquatic organisms, particularly fish, which renders...
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry **

14) A lawn fertilizer is rated as 7.04% nitrogen, meaning 7.04 g of N in 100 g of fertilizer. The nitrogen is present in the form of urea, (NH2)2CO. How many grams of urea are present in 100 g of the fertilizer to supply the rated amount of nitrogen?
*July 1, 2014*

**Chemistry**

How many grams of water could have its temperature raised from 25 ºC (room temperature) to 100 ºC (the boiling point of water) by the amount of energy released in the formation of 4.0 mol of H2 from hydrogen atoms? The bond energy of H2 is 435 kJ/mol. The specific ...
*June 29, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Some time ago, a U.S. citizen traveling in Canada observed that the price of regular gasoline was 0.771 Canadian dollars per liter. The exchange rate at the time was 1.401 Canadian dollars per one U.S. dollar. Calculate the price of the Canadian gasoline in units of U.S. ...
*June 29, 2014*

**Chemistry**

Use an enthalpy diagram to calculate the lattice energy of CaCl2 from the following information. Energy needed to vaporize one mole of Ca(s) is 192 kJ. For calcium, the first IE = 589.5 kJ mol-1, the second IE = 1146 kJ mol-1. The electron affinity of Cl is -348 kJ mol-1. The ...
*June 29, 2014*

**Chemistry**

In the spectrum of a specific element, there is a line with a wavelength of 656 nm. Use the Rydberg equation to calculate the value of n for the higher energy Bohr orbit involved in the emission of this light. Assume the value for the lower energy orbit equals 2.
*June 29, 2014*

**Chemistry **

Microwaves are used to heat food in microwave ovens. The microwave radiation is absorbed by moisture in the food. This heats the water, and as the water becomes hot, so does the food. How many photons having a wavelength of 3.00 mm would have to be absorbed by 1.45 g of water ...
*June 29, 2014*

**Chem **

How much methane, in grams, must be burned to release 542 kJ of heat? H=-802kJ
*June 26, 2014*

**Chem **

How much heat (in kilojoules) is liberated by the combustion of 7.01 g of magnesium? Include the sign in your answer. H+-1203kJ
*June 26, 2014*

**Chemistry **

When 4.76 g of a solid mixture composed of NH4Cl and CaCl2 was dissolved in 100.0 mL of water, the temperature of the water rose by 4.73°C. How many grams of each substance was in the mixture?
*June 26, 2014*

**science**

An unsecured astronaut is floating in deep space. He switches on a hand held drill. The drill bit begins rotating clockwise with high angular velocity. Describe what happens to the astronaut- drill system and explain why.
*June 5, 2014*

**Math problem or trick**

if 60% of students in the class were wearing sport shoes and 40% dress shoes, does it mean that everybody in the class were wearing shoes?
*May 16, 2014*

**Chemistry**

comparing and contrasting why is sodium hydrogen carbonate an effective antacid but sodium hydroxide is not?
*April 27, 2014*

**Physics**

A small block on a frictionless surface has a mass of 70 g. It is attached to a massless string passing through a hole in a horizontal surface (see diagram). The block is originally rotating in a circle of radius 45 cm with angular speed 0.80 rad/s. The string is then pulled ...
*March 24, 2014*

**probability**

consider a sequence of independent tosses of a biased coin at times k=0,1,2,…,n. On each toss, the probability of Heads is p, and the probability of Tails is 1−p. A reward of one unit is given at time k, for k∈{1,2,…,n}, if the toss at time k resulted in ...
*February 27, 2014*

**Biology**

We consume carbon in the form of carbohydrates (like the pop you drink or the donuts you eat). We also breath in oxygen. It comes out in the form of carbon dioxide and water.
*February 5, 2014*

**math**

what is the answer to the math pizzazz E-30? What is the title?
*December 9, 2013*

**Statistics**

The probability of Joe is at work is 49%. The probability Joe is at home is 25%. What is the probability Jow is neither at Work nor at home? A) 39% B)74% C)52% D)26% I get the answer at about 38%,but doesn't round to 39%, can anyone help, I'm stuck.
*December 8, 2013*

**Algebra 2**

A card is drawn at random from a full pack of playing cards. It is not put back. A second card is then drawn from the same pack. (a) Find the probability that: (i) both cards are sevens (ii) neither card is a seven (iii) at least one seven is obtained
*November 21, 2013*

**LA**

How does Voltaire give examples in his book Candide that governments need to have both shepherds and butchers
*November 16, 2013*

**english**

Need Help Please..!!! During the Victorian period, there were many social changes and intellectual developments. As a result, a crisis of faith rocked society. How does In Memoriam, A. H. H. by Alfred, Lord Tennyson reflect that crisis? a)Grieving, the speaker first conveys ...
*October 31, 2013*

**physics**

Suzie (of mass 76 kg) is roller-blading down the sidewalk going 12 miles per hour. She notices a group of workers down the walkway who have unexpectedly blocked her path, and she makes a quick stop in 1.9 seconds. What is Suzie’s average acceleration
*October 10, 2013*

**Math**

Why did Karjam Get a flat tire.
*October 9, 2013*

**Music**

How do you play a dotted quarter note following that an eigth note tied with a quarter note???
*September 9, 2013*

**English**

"In this third circle, write four quotations from The Lightning Thief that relate to the center sketch. Document this quotation properly (The Lightning Thief, Riordan, pg. 84). Does the quotations I put have to be in complete sentence? For example my sketch was riptide ...
*August 15, 2013*

**English**

Thanks Ms. Sue! :D :D
*August 14, 2013*

**English**

So, like this? "With a double-edged blade" page 153 of The Lightning Thief by Riordan?
*August 14, 2013*

**English**

Like, what are the words in parenthesis? Do I have to use it
*August 14, 2013*

**English**

Document this quotation properly (The Lightning Thief, Riordan, pg. 84).
*August 14, 2013*

**English**

Im doing a project about a book and here is one of my instructions. In this third circle write four quotations from The Lightning Thief that relate to the center sketch. Document this quotation properly (The Lightning Thief, Riordan, pg. 84). What does that mean?
*August 14, 2013*