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December 8, 2016

# Posts by peter

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math
Xenia wants to stuff a cube-shaped footstool that measures 10.25 inches on all edges. What is a good estimate of the number of cubic inches of foam peanuts that she will need? a. just over 1,331 cubic inches b. just over 1,000 cubic inches c. just over 30 cubic inches d. just ...
March 11, 2012

calculus
A tank consists of a right circular cylinder at height (h)surmounted by a hemisphere at a radius (r) with an outlet atthe top. The tank is full of water at density ρkg/m3. Find the work required to empty thetank.
March 10, 2012

math
A recipe for one large cake calls for 3 2/3 cups of flour. Anya has decided to increase each ingredient in the recipe by 2 1/2. How many cups of flour does she need?
March 8, 2012

Social 30-1
that site doesnt work for me
March 6, 2012

Social 30-1
hello i am doing a recearch project on Hong Kong and one of the questions are: what are your countries Fiscal and monentary policies? i cant find them anywhere. if i could get your help that would be great!
March 6, 2012

Biology
I'm confused on the rule of multiplication and the rule of addition. When do I use each to determine the probability of a genetic trait being inherited.
March 4, 2012

maths
Like simultaneous equations? p + 18 + q = 1/8p - 4.5 +q I get -25.71..... Is this right?
March 3, 2012

maths
f(x)=px^3 + 6x^2 + 12x + q given that the remainder when f(x) is divided by (x - 1) is equal to the remainder when f(x) is divided by (2x + 1), (a) find the value of p. given also that q = 3, and p has the value found in part (a) (b) find the value of the remainder. my working...
March 3, 2012

Biology
The observed distribution of offspring was: black-red 1,070; black-white 177; green-red 180; green-white 1,072. Based on these data, what is the recombination frequency? A. 86% B. 7% C. 17% D. 14% E. 30% Background Info: In a particular species of mammal, black hair (B) is ...
March 2, 2012

Biology
Jessica has no dimples and attached ear lobes. Jessica's mother has dimples and detached ear lobes, and her father has no dimples and attached ear lobes. Assuming independent assortment, what are the chances that her new baby brother will have dimples and attached ear lobes?
February 29, 2012

cch
a bridge over a river is loaded at three penal points. determine the support reactions at a and b
February 21, 2012

Algebra 2
Solve each equation below for x. (Use logarithms.) 10^(2x^(2)-5x+11) = 10000 9^(2(x-1)) = √(27)
February 19, 2012

Algebra 2 Decay
You have 20 grams of phosphorus-32 that decays 5% per day. How long will it take for hlaf of the original amount to decay?
February 17, 2012

Inequalities
Budgets her monthly take-home. The remainder she deposits in her savings account. she budgets 1/3 rent. 1/8 for car 1/6 food, 1/24 insurance. and 1/16 for entertainment, What is her monthly take-home pay if she deposits \$546.00 in her savings account?
February 15, 2012

Social 30-1
im not asking them to write the assignment. just want some ideas. i have to write an essay and im not expecting people to do that.
February 11, 2012

Social 30-1
Who benefited from the growth of classical liberalism during the industrial revolution? Who did not benifit from it? Why didn't the theorys of classic liberalism extend to all classes and people?
February 11, 2012

economics
Suppose that there are three beachfront parcels of land available for sale in Asilomar and six people who would each like to purchase one parcel. Assume that the parcels are essentially identical and that the minimum selling price of each is \$600,000. The table below reflects ...
February 10, 2012

Social 30-1
Who benefited from the growth of classical liberalism during the industrial revolution? Who did not benifit from it? Why didn't the theorys of classic liberalism extend to all classes and people? please help
February 8, 2012

math
Drew was leveling a table. One corner had to be raised 3/4 inch. He had some pieces of wood 1/16 inch thick. How many pieces of wood would he need to use for the corner to make the table level?
February 1, 2012

math
The temperature outside rose 41 degrees during a 12 hour period. If the temperature rose the same number of degrees every hour, what is a good estimate of the number of degrees the temperature rose each hour?
February 1, 2012

Biochemistry
Thanks Doc!
January 29, 2012

Biochemistry
1. MES (2-(N-Morpholino)ethanesulfonic acid) is a common buffer used in biochemistry labs to stabilize proteins. The pKa for MES is 6.09. a. What is the pH of 1 liter of a 200 mM MES aqueous solution? Clue: you will need to solve a quadratic equation. (2.5 points) b. How much...
January 29, 2012

Maths
In how many places does y=4x^2-2x-5 cross the x axis?
January 25, 2012

math
Clara's pay from her paper route is based on the expression \$15 + \$0.10p, where p is the number of papers she delivers during the wiik. What would her weekly pay be if she deliver 315 papers each week?
January 25, 2012

Math
My son is grade 4 his homework have question is : when you multiply any number by 1,what is the product ? Please help !!!!
January 23, 2012

Math
when you multiply any number by 1,what is the product ?
January 23, 2012

Maths
solve 3^x=4^(x-2)
January 20, 2012

Algebra 2
An orange grower finds that she gets an average yield of 40 bushels per tree when she plants 20 trees on an acre of ground. Each time she adds a tree to an acre, the yield per tree decreases by 1 bushel, due to congestion. How many trees per acre should she plant for maximum ...
January 18, 2012

Algebra 2
What is the maximum product of two numbers whose sum is 22? What numbers yield this product?
January 18, 2012

Algebra 2
A rancher is fencing off a rectangular area with a fixed perimeter of 76 m. What dimensions would yield the maximum area? Find the maximum area.
January 18, 2012

Algebra 2
Consider a circle centered at (2,4). What are the coordinates of the center of the translated circle if we replace x with x-3 and y with y+5 in the equation of the circle?
January 15, 2012

math
Give each letter of the alphabet a money value: A= 1 penny, B= 2 penny, C= 3 penny,and so on.Find words worth 1/5 dollar, 9/10 dollar, 1 1/20 dollars, and 1 1/2 dollars.
January 15, 2012

math
Give each letter of the alphabet a money value: A=1c, B=2c, C=3c,and so on.Find words worth 1/5 dollar, 9/10 dollar, 1 1/20 dollars, and 1 1/2 dollars.
January 15, 2012

Algebra 2
Find the equation of the parabola that goes through the given points. (1,2) (0,5) (-1,14)
January 14, 2012

Algebra 2
The perimeter of a rectangle RSTV is 44 ft. Find the least value of the diagonal RT.
January 14, 2012

math
A soccer game started at 11:10 a.m. and lasted 1 1/2 hours. About what time did the game end? (A) 12:30p.m. (B) 1:30p.m. (C) 12:00a.m. (D) 1:00a.m.
December 21, 2011

math
Find digits A and B in the number below so the folling condition are true. The 5-digit number must be divisible by 4. The 5-digit number must be divisible by 9. Digit A cannot be the same as Digit B. 12A3B Explain the steps you followed to solve the problem.
December 21, 2011

Math 30 pure
why thank you!
December 20, 2011

Math 30 pure
simplify: (x+y)^10 simplify: (2a+5)^5
December 20, 2011

English
what are 4 main disadvantages of visiting other countries?
December 17, 2011

Biology
I go with B. It makes more sense that way. DNA never leaves a cell only messenger RNA does.
December 11, 2011

math
suppose you deposited \$3000 of earned income into an IRA, you can earn an annual interest rate of 8%and you are in a 40% tax bracket (Note:interest rates and tax brackets are subject to change over time, but some assumptions must be made to evaluate the investment) Also, ...
December 11, 2011

maths
find the distance in kilometers traveled by an areoplane moving at 150km/h for 50minutes.
December 11, 2011

english
Thank you Writeacher.
December 10, 2011

english
I have to find three or four nouns, adjectives, adverbs and verbs from a book. Please can you tell me if I am right? noun - Stanley, lizard, toothbrush. adjectives - sweet, fresh onions. The answer sweet,fresh. He suddenly realised where he'd seen the gold tube before. The...
December 10, 2011

math
A certain kind of bacteria doubles in quantity every hour. At midnight two nights ago. only two of these bacteria were in a jar. At midnight last night, the jar was full. At what time was the jar half full?
December 9, 2011

science
My question is ' what do you think if we lived in a world without any plants?' I have tried typing this in a search engine and it came up with nothing. Please could you help give me a website. Thank you.
December 8, 2011

college physics
I don't know where to begin with this question. Could someone help me please? A rod of mass 4.1 kg and length 1.6 m hangs from a hinge as shown in the figure below. The end of the rod is then given a "kick" so that it is moving at a speed of 5 m/s. How high will ...
December 2, 2011

math
(1A) Write the 11-digit number that has a 2 in the ones place,1 in the tens place,a digit in the ten-thousands place that is twice the digit in the ones place,the smallest odd digit in the billions place, 6 in the tenths place, and 0 in all the other places. (1B) How did you ...
November 30, 2011

Algebra 2
Show that for any complex number z, |z| = |-z|. (Hint: Let z = a + bi.)
November 30, 2011

math
ben has finished homewok during holiday.he does 2/3 of remaining question each days. after 4 days, 4 question are left .how many question he all together to do ?
November 27, 2011

Physics
A ball, of mass 0.3Kg, is held on the inside of a smooth hemispherical bowl at a height 0.15 m above the base. It is then released. Assuming there is no friction, the acceleration due to gravity, g, is 10 m/s2 and the potential energy is zero at the base of the bowl - What is ...
November 22, 2011

Math61
R is bounded by Y=2x-x^2 and the x-axis. Find the centroid of R. Sketch the region.
November 16, 2011

physics
Two forces, 422 N at 24 and 278 N at 29 are applied to a car in an effort to accelerate it. mass of the car is 3000kg Find the resultant of these two forces. Answer in units of N Find the direction of the resultant force (in relation to forward, with counterclock- ...
November 12, 2011

Biology
Which functional group is most likely to be responsible for an organic molecule behaving as a base (-OH donator / H+ acceptor)? A. Phosphate B. Amino C. Hydroxyl D. Carbonyl E. Carboxyl
November 6, 2011

Biology
If a protein's primary structure is predetermined or directed by a "source." what might this "source" be?
November 6, 2011

Biology
There are 20 amino acids that cells use to build the numerous amounts of proteins that are essential for life. If a protein molecule consisted of 100 amino acids, how many combinations are possible? What is the probability that out of the total possible combinations of the 100...
November 6, 2011

event driven programming
8. Write a visual basic program that accepts basic pay, allowances and tax of ten employees computes gross pay and net pay of each of the employee.
November 2, 2011

Algebra 2
When x² - 3x + 2k is divided by x + 2, the remainder is 7. Find the value of k. Use synthetic division to do so.
October 28, 2011

math
Joel and jacob are brothers. This year both of their ages are prime numbers. Last year both of their ages were composite numbers.Both of their ages will be composite numbers again over the next three years. If joel and jacob are both teenagers, how old are they now?
October 27, 2011

Algebra 2
When two rational expressions are divide, the quotient is 5x² + 3x + 12 + 7/(x + 5. What are the two polynomials?
October 27, 2011

Algebra 2
Please use the long division method for this problem.
October 27, 2011

Algebra 2
(4a³b + 5a²b² + a⁴ + 2ab³)÷ (a² + 2b² + 3ab)
October 27, 2011

Science (urgent)
Assuming you meant an arrow instead of a "Reserved" sign, it should be B, Product. The substrate is something being acted upon in a reaction (I'm assuming this is for a biology/biochemistry class, so in that case the substrate is what's being acted on by the ...
October 26, 2011

physics
I'm assuming you're referring to kinetic friction here, in either case (static or kinetic friction) however the following method is able to find the answer. Friction=mass*g*friction constant In this case the force of friction is equal and opposite to 20N, so Friction...
October 26, 2011

physics
Acceleration is equal to change in velocity over time. In this case the velocity is constant, so the change is 0. 0 divided by anything is 0, so there is no acceleration (a=0 /s^2)
October 26, 2011

Physics
You just need to calculate Jane's kinectic energy before she grabs the vine (.5mv^2). This will be equal to her gravitational potential energy (mg*height) at the top of her swing. .5mv^2=mgh -cancel the mass on both sides .5v^2=gh 19.22=9.8h h=1.96
October 24, 2011

physics
objects of masses m1=4 kg and m2=9kg are connected by a light string that passes over a frictionless pulley. the object m1 is held at rest on the floor and m2 rests on a fixed incline of delta=40 degrees. the objects are released from rest and m2 slids 1.00 m down the ...
October 23, 2011

physics
A falling skydiver has a mass of 123 kg. (a) What is the magnitude of the skydiver's acceleration when the upward force of air resistance has a magnitude that is equal to one-fourth of his weight? 7.35 m/s^2 (b) After the parachute opens, the skydiver descends at a ...
October 21, 2011

Physics
A box is sliding up an incline that makes an angle of 12.0° with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the surface of the incline is 0.180. The initial speed of the box at the bottom of the incline is 1.30 m/s. How far does the ...
October 21, 2011

Algebra 2
Factor. -16 + 17(5-y²)-(5-y²)² and [x + y + 1][x² - x(y + 1)+(y + 1)²
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
Factor. (y-1)⁴ - (y-1)²
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
Factor.
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
1/16(x)^3a + 1/2(y)^(6a)(z)^(9b)
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
Factor. 2x⁴ + x³ + 2x² + 4x - 24
October 20, 2011

Algebra 2
Solve for x. x³ + ax² - a²x - a³ = 0
October 18, 2011

Algebra 2
Solve for x. 2x² - 5bx + 4cx - 10bc = 0
October 18, 2011

simple math
1:3 and 1:2 Which one is a larger ratio? What does it mean for a ratio to be larger or smaller? Thank you.
October 18, 2011

English
Can anyone check this text and if there are any mistakes, fix it? I am writing to complain about the advertisement for your new game. I just played the game and then i realised that the advertisement is misleading. You say there are big cash prizes and averyone can win it. In ...
October 16, 2011

physics
October 12, 2011

math
a kid with a baseball cap is playing catch with himself by trowing a ball straight up how fastdoes he throw the ball if it comes back to his cap in0.8 seconds later
October 9, 2011

Statistics
Calculate the mean and standard deviation of the probability distribution created by rolling a dice. Either show work or explain how your answer was calculated.
October 9, 2011

Algebra 2 (Diophantine Equations)
Solve 5x + 12y = 47 using Diophantine equations.
October 7, 2011

math
A pie plate measures 8 inches across the bottom. What is the area of the bottom of this pie plate?
October 6, 2011

Algebra 2 (Linear Diophantine Equation)
31x + 8y = 180
October 6, 2011

Algebra 2 (Diophantine Equation)
7x + 16y = 225 Solve using Diophantine equations.
October 6, 2011

Algebra 2 (Diophantine Equations)
Find all positive integer solutions for 13x + 9y = 190 using Diophantine equations.
October 5, 2011

Algebra 2
At a county fair, adults' tickets sold for \$5.50, senior citizens' tickets for \$4.00, and children's tickets for \$1.50. On the opening day, the number of children's and senior's tickets sold was 30 more than half of the number of adults' tickets sold. ...
October 5, 2011

Algebra 2
At a county fair, adults' tickets sold for \$5.50, senior citizens' tickets for \$4.00, and children's tickets for \$1.50. On the opening day, the number of children's and senior's tickets sold was 30 more than half of the number of adults' tickets sold. ...
October 5, 2011

Algebra 2 (Linear Programming)
Part A requires 4 hours per unit on a lathe and 3 hours per unit on a milling machine. Part B requires 2 hours per unit on a lathe and 5 hours per unit on a milling machine. 52 hours are available on the lathe and 60 hours are available on the milling machine. If the profit ...
October 5, 2011

Algebra 2 (Distance Problem)
A train leaves Union Station for Central Station, 216 km away, at 9 A.M. One hour later, a train leaves Central Station for Union Station. They meet at noon. If the second train had started at 9 A.M., and the first train at 10:30 A.M., they would still have met at noon. Find ...
October 5, 2011

math
decimal number patterns rules 4.8, 9.6, 8.9, 17.8, 17.1
October 4, 2011

Algebra 2 (Linear Programming)
A bicycle builder makes two models. The basic model requires 2 hours of frame construction, 4 hours of assembly, and 1 hour of finishing. The deluxe model requires 3 hours of frame construction, 3 hours of assembly, and 2 hours of finishing. Each day 36 hours are available for...
October 4, 2011

Algebra 2 (Linear Programming)
The Carbon coal company has 2 mines, a surface mine ad a deep mine. it costs \$200 per day to operate the surface mine and \$250 to operate the deep mine. Each mine produces a medium grade and a medium-hard grade coal, but in different proportions. This surface mine produces 12 ...
October 4, 2011

Algebra 2 (Linear Programming)
An airline will provide accommodations for a minimum of 2000 first-class, 1500 tourist, and 2400 economy-class passengers. Airplane P-1 costs \$12,000 per miles to operate and can accommodate 40 first-class, 40 tourist, and 12 economy-class passengers. Airplane Q-2 costs \$10,...
October 4, 2011

Algebra 2
A bicycle builder makes two models. The basic model requires 2 hours of frame construction, 4 hours of assembly, and 1 hour of finishing. The deluxe model requires 3 hours of frame construction, 3 hours of assembly, and 2 hours of finishing. Each day 36 hours are available for...
October 4, 2011

Algebra 2
Is this system of equations inconsistent? Is it dependent? x = 3y + 4 6y = 2x - 6
October 3, 2011

math
If it is the whole entire top over 2 then its different. -> Multiply by 1/2, which will cancel out the denominator. Then it will leave you with: 9x + 6 - 4x = 8 5x + 6 = 8 5x = 2 x = 2/5
October 3, 2011

math
* Multiply 2 with 8 to get rid of the 2. 9x + 6 - 4x = 16 5x + 6 = 16 - 6 = -6 _________________ 5x = 10 x = 2
October 3, 2011

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