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February 7, 2016

Posts by mel

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algebra
simplify by removing factors of 1: 2p^2+10p+12/4p^2-4p-48
February 5, 2016

Quick calc question
Use the table below to evaluate the derivative with respect to x of g of f of 2 times x at x = 1. x 1 2 3 4 f(x) 6 1 8 2 f ′(x) 6 1 8 2 g(x) 1 4 4 3 g ′(x) 9 5 5 –4
January 30, 2016

Quick calc question
For f of x equals the quotient of the quantity 1 minus x and the quantity 1 plus x and g of x equals the quotient of the quantity x and the quantity 1 plus x, find the simplified form for f [g(x)] and state the domain.
January 30, 2016

Quick calc question
A particle moves on a line away from its initial position so that after t hours it is s = 4t^2 + t miles from its initial position. Find the average velocity of the particle over the interval [1, 4]. Include units in your answer.
January 29, 2016

Quick calc question
Find the x-coordinates where f '(x) = 0 for f(x) = 2x + sin(4x) in the interval [0, π].
January 29, 2016

Calculus
Find for dy/dx 4 – xy = y^3.
January 29, 2016

calc
A particle moves along the x-axis with position function s(t) = e^(cos(x)). How many times in the interval [0, 2π] is the velocity equal to 0? 1 2 3 More than 3< my nswer
January 28, 2016

algebra
A small garden measures 14 ft by 6 ft. A uniform border around the garden increases the total area to 209 ft2. What is the width of the border?
January 24, 2016

Calculus
The side of a square is measured to be 10 ft with a possible error of ±0.1 ft. Use differentials to estimate the error in the calculated area. Include units in your answer.
January 8, 2016

Calculus
Water is drained out of tank, shaped as an inverted right circular cone that has a radius of 16cm and a height of 8cm, at the rate of 4 cm^3/min. At what rate is the depth of the water changing at the instant when the water in the tank is 6 cm deep? Show all work and include ...
January 8, 2016

Calculus
The position function of a particle in rectilinear motion is given by s(t) = 2t^3 – 21t^2 + 60t + 3 for t ≥ 0. Find the position and acceleration of the particle at the instant the when the particle reverses direction. Include units in your answer.
January 8, 2016

Calculus
What is the maximum volume in cubic inches of an open box to be made from a 16-inch by 30-inch piece of cardboard by cutting out squares of equal sides from the four corners and bending up the sides? Your work must include a statement of the function and its derivative. Give ...
January 8, 2016

Calculus
Find the x-coordinates of any relative extrema and inflection point(s) for the function f(x) = 3x^(1/3) + 6x^(4/3). Please use an analysis of f ′(x) and f ′′(x).
January 8, 2016

calc
Given the position function, s of t equals negative t cubed divided by 3 plus 13 times t squared divided by 2 minus 30 times t, between t = 0 and t = 9, where s is given in feet and t is measured in seconds, find the interval in seconds where the particle is moving to the ...
January 8, 2016

Science
What's the difference between ambient temperature and body temperature?
December 16, 2015

Mechanical Behavior on Materials / math
the first one I have: sigma=-(P*l_AB^3)/(3*E*I)
November 9, 2015

Mechanical Behavior on Materials / math
The television coverage of the World Series showed several remarkable slow-motion views of the deflection of the bat as it hit the ball. Major league wood baseball bats are made of ash. A typical major league bat has a length of 0.95m and a tapering circular cross section. The...
November 9, 2015

Chemistry
A solution of ammonia and water contains 3.70×1025 water molecules and 7.10×1024 ammonia molecules. How many total hydrogen atoms are in this solution?
September 9, 2015

geometry
The midpoint of uv is (5 -11). The coordinates of one endpoint are u(3,5). Find the coordinates of endpoint of v.
September 8, 2015

Physics
After an average acceleration of 3.21 m/s2 during 2.41 s, your car reaches a velocity of 15.9 m/s. Find the car\'s initial velocity.
September 3, 2015

English
What does the light at the START of the tunnel mean? I know what the light at the end of the tunnel means, that there's always help, but I have no clue what to say for a speech about the light being at the start.
July 23, 2015

Math
159,103,47,
June 6, 2015

Calculus
A particle moves along the x-axis with position function s(t) = e^(cos(x)). How many times in the interval [0, 2π] is the velocity equal to 0?
May 10, 2015

chemistry
In a dry cell, MnO2 occurs in a semisolid electrolyte paste and is reduced at the cathode. The MnO2 used in dry cells can itself be produced by an electrochemical process of which one half-reaction is shown below. Mn2+(aq) + 2 H2O(l) MnO2(s) + 4 H+(aq) + 2 e - If a current of ...
May 5, 2015

chemistry
If 2.29 mL of a stock solution of acetic acid with a concentration of 0.723 M is mixed with 15.75 mL of water, what is the concentration of the diluted solution?
May 5, 2015

Chemistry
Someone help me with my titration molarity calculation please!? I have titrated 1.000 mL of Ca(IO3)2 with 2.197 ml of 0.022 M thiosulfate. First I found the moles of thiosulfate present with 0.002197 L x 0.022 M = 4.8388E-5. The mole ratio of S2O3^-2 and IO3- should be 6:1 (...
April 23, 2015

Chemistry
A solution is prepared by mixing 37.5 mL of 0.20 M (CH3)3N with 50.0 mL of 0.20 M (CH3)3NHC and then diluting the mixture to a total volume of 100.0 mL. Calculate the pH of resulting solution. So far I have been able solve the mols of the two chemicals. (CH3)3N being 0.20M/....
April 15, 2015

chemistry
It is found that an average volume of 24.25 ml of approximately 0.1 M NaOH is required to reach an endpoint in a titration with 25.00ml of 0.09917 M HCl solution. What is the NaOH concentration? Make sure to give answer to four significant figures.
March 27, 2015

Math
Is it 8 pails of water?
March 25, 2015

Math
A custodian pours1/8 gallon of cleaning solution into each pail of water that she uses. how many pails of water and cleaning solution can the custodian make using 16 gallons of cleaning solution?
March 25, 2015

math
Eric and Frank want to equally share 4/3 feet of rope. What length of rope should each friend get? Explain how to use a drawing to help solve the problem.
March 17, 2015

Math
A rectangular park has an area of 2_3 square mile. The length of the park is 22_3 the width of the park. What is the width of the park? this is the example of how they want them solving it The width of the room is 5/6 the length of the room. What are the dimensions of Kamal&#...
March 17, 2015

Biology
Are the p1 and p2 generations pure breeding?
March 11, 2015

Social Studies
HELP PLEASE!!! How important is India's geography to the beliefs of Hinduism?
March 9, 2015

math
Explain why an account balance less than -40 dollars represents a debt greater than 40 dollars.
March 5, 2015

math
Thank you Ms. Sue. I need help with this problem. The surface of Jupiter is made of colorful clouds created by various chemicals in the atmosphere. The temperature at the top of the clouds is -230 degrees F. The temperature below the clouds is 70 degrees F. Which temperature ...
March 5, 2015

math
lilt saw a jelly fish at 6 feet below sea level. She saw a blue fish at 10 feet below sea level. What is the distance between the blue fish and the jelly fish? Is the answer -4 feet?
March 5, 2015

math
Nathan deposited 7/9 of his allowance into his savings account. He spent the remaining amount, or $2.50. How much did Nathan deposit into his savings account? Should I multiply 7/9 *2 1/2 or 7/9 * 250
February 27, 2015

Biology - Genetics
If genes a, b, c, and d are genetically linked to each other, does it follow that a recombination experiment would detect genetic linkage between a and d?
February 11, 2015

Math
Thank you, Ms. Sue the answers are 3 and 4
February 10, 2015

Math
Ms. Sue, do you agree with Shimme about my answers
February 10, 2015

Math
A gallon of gasoline is more than ___ liters but a little less than ___ liters. I think the answers are 4 and 5. Am I correct?
February 10, 2015

math
In a recent survey 5/8 of pet owners say they allow their pet to go outside. Of these, 1/3 allow their pet outside without supervision. Does 5/8*1/3 express the fraction of the pet owners surveyed that allow their pet outside without supervision? My answer is yes. Did I do good?
January 29, 2015

Math
true or false- the product of two fractions that are each between 0 and 1 is also between 0 and 1
January 29, 2015

Genetics
Why are emerging f2 progeny frome crosses one, two, and three should be counted and phenotyped over a period of seven days? I have... for the first say of emergence, cultures produce more females than males. On successive days, the proportion of males increase until the sex ...
January 28, 2015

math
By what fraction would you multiply 8 1/2 so that the product is about 5? Plesae explain.
January 25, 2015

Finance
1. Following is the projected net income stream associated with the use of Zartek technology. (Note: this net income stream does not take into account that Zartek’s owners invested $2,000 to develop Zartek in Year 0.) Globus Maximus Enterprises would like to buy the ...
December 28, 2014

Chemistry
Thank you! I understand all except 2c. I did this way, is it true? M1V1= M2V2 M1= 15 M V1= ? M2= 1/100ml= 10/1000ml = 10 M V2= 100 ml And so I find V1= 67 ml .
December 4, 2014

Chemistry
My chemistry is bad. I know these are very easy but I cannot solve them . 1. a) Prepare 200 ml of 2 M HCl solution from stock bottle containing 37% w/w HCl and d = 1.2 (g/ml). MWHCl = 36.5 g b) Calculate M of 37% w/w HCl solution? d= 1.2, then solve the above problem 2. a) ...
December 4, 2014

Please help
I've done a decent job helping my daughter with this stuff, but it's been awhile since I was in school & just can't quite figure it all out.
November 11, 2014

7th grade math
Two step equations: Vincent started the year with $254 in his account at the health spa. Each time he uses the spa, $15 is taken out of the account. How many more times can he use the spa if he has already had $180 taken out of his account this year? I mostly just need to know...
November 11, 2014

Math 112
A student finds the value of square root of 3 on a calculator and says that this is the exact value of square root of 3 . How do you respond?
November 9, 2014

Statistics
Service times for customers at a post office follow some right-skewed distribution with mean 2.91 minutes and standard deviation 1.74 minutes. (a) Can you calculate the probability that the average service time for the next two customers is less than 2.64 minutes? If you can...
November 4, 2014

Statistics
haha im in your class and same name haha same question too
November 4, 2014

Statistics
Daily water intake (including water used in drinks such as coffee, tea and juice) for Canadian adults follows a normal distribution with mean 1.86 litres and standard deviation 0.29 litres. (a) Can you calculate the probability that the mean daily water intake for a random ...
November 4, 2014

Calculus
Find the value of a so that the tangent line to y = ln(x) at x = a is a line through the origin. I am unsure how to go about this.
October 19, 2014

Math
For f(x) = 2sinx + (sinx)^3 + tanx find f'(pi/3). Ok, so what I tried was... f'(x) = 2cosx + cosx(3(sinx)^2) + (sinx/cosx) pi/3 = (1/2, sqrt(3)/2) therefore, 2(1/2) + 1/2(3(sqrt(3)/2)(sqrt(3)/2) + (sqrt(3)/2 (2/1)) 1 + .5(3 (3/4)) + sqrt(3) 1 + .5(9/4) + sqrt(3) = 4....
October 19, 2014

Calculus
Ok thank you so much!
October 19, 2014

Physics
b.) A 33.3 N force is acting on a 285 kg slab. Determine the acceleration of the slab.
October 2, 2014

Math plz check if correct
B. negative The product of one positive and one negative term is negative. You could try it now, get a calculator and do any positive number times a negative number. Your result will always come out negative.
August 31, 2014

Math check see if i;m coorrect
Division has 4 parts: divisor, dividend, quotient and remainder. Since remainder is not an option, I would go with D. quotient.
August 31, 2014

Check this please?
Thank you guys.
August 31, 2014

Check this please?
I am writing about how different groups view the role of the government. I saw this online and wanted to use it to guide me through my essay, but wanted to check its accuracy because I thought Democrats weren't for higher taxes I thought Republicans were. Those in favor of...
August 31, 2014

Check my answers?
I am sorry to hear that, I hope things are well between you guys now. And thank you for checking my answers!
August 30, 2014

Check my answers?
Thank you. Also one more question was, Why did Washington and Nixon both believe that everyone was the loser in this situation? Now I wasn't too sure about this question but I responded with, We disliked both countries for years, and Washington said long ago that if you ...
August 30, 2014

Check my answers?
The passage: For decades, America has been locked in hostile confrontation with the two great Communist powers, the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China. We were engaged with the one at many points and almost totally isolated from the other, but our ...
August 30, 2014

Math
1 square mile
August 29, 2014

Check my answers?
Thank you!
August 29, 2014

Check my answers?
Ok my next guess was going to be C, because in my book it says how in 1981, Reagan he was cutting taxes, and in 1985, the nation was spending half a million dollars every minute on defense and these expenditures contributed to the growing budget deficits. But I wasn't sure...
August 29, 2014

Check my answers?
During the Reagan years, what happened to the overall course of the budget deficit? A. It rose. B. It fell. C. It increased by about $210 billion D. It increased, then fell back to its original level. I chose C. What was the major cause of deficit increases during the Reagan ...
August 29, 2014

History
Ok thanks again!
August 29, 2014

History
Thank you.
August 29, 2014

History
I already wrote about their economic and political structures I just want to make sure I didn't leave out any places they have settled.
August 29, 2014

History
Check my answer please I want to make sure I didn't leave something out, I was suppose to explain Spain, France, and England's settlements. In English colonies the earliest settlements were in Virginia and Massachusetts but soon spread all along the Atlantic coast, ...
August 29, 2014

History
Although settlers valued democracy, they often? A. rejected controls over government B. elected weak legislatures C. disregarded the rights of minorities D. failed to vote I chose D.
August 28, 2014

History
ok Thank you.
August 28, 2014

History
Is it because they're resistant to insecticides?
August 28, 2014

History
Why were crops such as Wheat and corn susceptible to insect pests?
August 28, 2014

History
Thank You.
August 28, 2014

History
I am sorry I did not mean to add the suburban areas. That came later on. Right now I have to focus on the waterfront cities and how new changes in transportation affected the location of the cities. My guess is because since they were by water, automobiles and streetcar lines ...
August 28, 2014

History
I don't know what they mean by this question. Because workplaces in the cities were clustered near the waterfront and homes were nearby so people could walk from home and work, and also goods and people could travel more easily and quickly over water than on land.
August 28, 2014

History
In suburban areas, the earliest cities were located on waterfronts. How might new changes in transportation affect the location of the cities. I know new transportation meaning automobiles, streetcar lines, etc.
August 28, 2014

Public Organization Management
Can someone read over my case paperI cannot add a file so i just copied and pasted it...I did not add my references at the end either or the tables since they wont show up right here just need to see if this makes sense and flows and my in paper citations are correct. ...
July 14, 2014

psychology
Rind, B., & Strohmetz, D. (1999). Effect on restaurant tipping of a helpful message written on the back of customers’ checks. Journal of Applied Psychology, 29, 139-144. doi:10.1111/j.15591816.1999.tb01378.x This is the article to use to answer these questions 1. What are...
July 6, 2014

psychology
Leigh, B. C. (1993). Alcohol consumption and sexual activity as reported with a diary technique. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 102, 490-493. doi:10.1037/0021-843X.102.3.490 This is the article to utilize when answering the questions 1. What are the design elements (IV, DV)? ...
July 6, 2014

Psychology
Wookey, M. L., Graves, N. A., & Butler, J. C., (2009). Effects of a sexy appearance on perceived competence of women. The Journal of Social Psychology, 149, 116-118. doi:10.3200/SOCP.149.1.116-118 This is the article to use 1. What are the design elements (IV, DV) and ...
July 6, 2014

geography
Cam is correct!
May 22, 2014

BUSINESS RESEARCH
A data processing analyst for a research company finds that a preliminary computer run of survey results that his company conducted for a client show that consumers love the client's new product. Based on that information, the analyst buys a large block of the client's...
May 20, 2014

physics
What is the smallest size plane mirror a 184-cm {\rm cm}-tall person should buy to see himself if he mounts the mirror on a vertical wall?
April 1, 2014

phsyics
the coefficient of volume expansion for iron is 3.6 X 10^-5/C degrees. If a 17 m long rod of iron is cooled from 100 degrees C to 5 degrees C, What is the new length?
March 19, 2014

PHS 105
At a particular instant, two asteroids in inter-stellar space are a distance r = 20 km apart. Asteroid 2 has 10 times the mass of asteroid 1, m2 = 10 m1. 1. If the acceleration of the asteroid 1 toward the asteroid 2 is 1.0 m/s2 , what is the acceleration of the asteroid 2?
March 17, 2014

physics
A puck is moving on an air hockey table. Relative to an x, y coordinate system at time t = 0 s, the x components of the puck's initial velocity and acceleration are v0x = +5.2 m/s and ax = +5.9 m/s2. The y components of the puck's initial velocity and acceleration are ...
February 5, 2014

Physics
After having collected samples along the shore all day long, a marine biologist walks back to her campsite, 3.02 km away. Her dog runs ahead, at twice the speed, reaches the campground and turns around until it meets her again. Then, the dog proceeds to run back to the ...
February 3, 2014

Physics
You throw a ball straight into the air from a height of 4 feet and with a speed of 8.22 m/s. The moment the ball leaves your hand you start running away at a speed of 3.36 m/s. How far are you from the ball, the moment it hits the ground? (what are the formulas used?)
February 3, 2014

statistics
If the average commute time is 10.9 miles, but the average is actually the mean of a sample of 300 commuters and the sample standard deviation is 6.2 miles Estimate the true mean commute distance using 99% confidence level.
November 23, 2013

statistics
conduct a study on support of ban on smartphones in class. 68/87 said yes. How large of a sample is needed to be sure the margin of error +/- 3.5% with 99% confidence. I know this is estimation...but I am not sure how to go about solving this problem.
November 20, 2013

statistics
I am conducting a study on support of ban on smartphones in class. 68/87 said yes to the ban. How large of a sample is needed to be sure the margin of error +/- 3.5% with 99% confidence. I know this is estimation...but I am not sure how to go about solving this problem.
November 20, 2013

statistics
Calculate and interpret a 95% confidence interval for the mean bp in the pop of ALL anabolic-steroid using athletes: random sample of 9 athletes resulting in a sd of 207.8, and 109 respectively. When random sample is less than 30, don't I find a t score?
November 14, 2013

accounting 1
help with journalizing payroll transactions and filling on the cash payments journal, may 15, paid cash for april's payroll tax liability. withheld taxes from april payrolls; employee income tax,$532.00; social security tax,$634.88; and medicare tax,$148.48. may 15, paid ...
October 14, 2013

accounting 1
help with journalizing payroll transactions and filling on the cash payments journal, may 15, paid cash for april's payroll tax liability. withheld taxes from april payrolls; employee income tax,$532.00; social security tax,$634.88; and medicare tax,$148.48. may 15, paid ...
October 14, 2013

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