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May 6, 2016

# Posts by rbowh

Total # Posts: 201

Math
For a seesaw to balance, weight X distance on one side of the seesaw has to equal weight X distance on the other side. x = distance of adult 14 - x = distance of child 204x = 81.6(14 - x) Simplify the equation and solve for x.
April 24, 2013

Math
l = length of original rectangle w = width of original rectangle 2l = length of new rectangle 3w = width of new rectangle Area of first rectangle is lw Area of second rectangle is (2l)(3w) = 6 lw Second rectangle has an area 6 times the first one.
April 24, 2013

m
The sum of all possible distinct values is 13. 2 and 11 are only choices.
April 24, 2013

Grammer root
pencil backpack
April 24, 2013

math
8/12 or 2/3
April 24, 2013

math
A diagram of this problem is a right isosles triangle. The right angle is where the tree touches the ground and the two 45 degree angles are where the kite hits the top of the tree and where the ladder hits the ground. The legs of an isosles triangle are equal. The tree is one...
April 23, 2013

Midpoint Help / Math
Midpoint formula: M = [ (x1 + x2)/2 , (y1 + y2)/2] (-4,2) = [ (-2 + x)/2 , (5, + y)/2 ] -4 = (-2 + x)/2 and 2 = (5 + y)/2 -8 = -2 + x. and 4 = 5 + y -6 = x. and -1 = y Coordinates of R (-6, -1)
April 23, 2013

algebra
the opposite of x is -x x + (-x) = 0 1/x is the reciprocal of x
April 23, 2013

math
(2x - 5y)^2 (2x - 5y)(2x -5y) (2x)(2x) + (2x)(-5y) + (-5y)(2x) + (-5y)(-5y) 4x^2 + (-10xy) + (-10xy) + 25y^2 4x^2 - 20xy + 25y^2
April 23, 2013

books
I would just google "Strange Objects" by Gary Crew.
April 23, 2013

maths
Can you ask your questions a different way? Put spaces between terns unless they are being multiplied.
April 23, 2013

Math Geo
C = pi * d 272.2 = pi * d 272.2/pi = d use 3.14 for pi
April 23, 2013

Math
l = length w = width = 2l - 18 P = 2l + 2w 36 = 2l + 2(2l - 18) Can you solve from here?
April 23, 2013

Math
Use a calculator.
April 23, 2013

Math
If Lucy is at (1,11), and you count to the right on a line that is parallel to the x-axis, you will end up at (11,11). Sketch the x and y axes and plot the points.
April 23, 2013

math
Yes. Sorry it took so long to reply.
April 23, 2013

math
a. Substitute (x + 2) from the second eq., simplify and solve for x. Then solve for y. The other two equations are done the same way. a. x+2 = x^2 x^2 - x - 2 = 0 (x - 2)(x + 1) = 0 can you finish it?
April 23, 2013

WOW! This looks like algebra, not 6th grade.
April 23, 2013

algebra 1,urgent
In your first question, do you know how to simplify an expression - that is remove parentheses? Question #2 parallel lones have the same slope I don't understand question #3 Question #4 perpendicular lines have slopes that are negative reciprocal s of each other.
April 23, 2013

geometry
Try it and see what happens.
April 23, 2013

Algebra
I've had that problem myself. : )
April 23, 2013

Algebra
Please do not ask the same question 3 times. Once is enough.
April 23, 2013

Algebra
You are welcome.
April 23, 2013

Algebra
Area of circular mirror = pi(5x)^2 Area of square =(15x)^2 Area of metal frame = (15x)^2 - pi(5x)^2
April 23, 2013

algebra1
let x = larger number x -8 = other number x /(x - 8) = 15/11 cross multiply 15(x - 8) = 11x simplify and solve for x check your answer
April 23, 2013

Geo math
Yes. 3.14 * 5^2 = area of circular bed area of circular bed/5 = number of flowers
April 23, 2013

Geo math
No. The radius is half the diameter. Then divide by 5 sq. ft.
April 23, 2013

Geo math
Find area of bed. A = pi * r^2
April 23, 2013

MATH.
If you follow the steps that I showed you for problem, you will see that -1 is the answer.
April 22, 2013

MATH.
x + 0.054 = -1.08 subtract 0.054 from both sides of the equation.
April 22, 2013

MATH.
7 = 2 - 5m 7 - 2 = 2 - 5m - 2 5 = -5m 5/(-5) = (-5m)/(-5) -1 = m
April 22, 2013

math
Do you mean a three digit number whose digits' product is 16848?
April 22, 2013

Algebra 1
April 22, 2013

Math
How many total choices are there on the 5 true false questions? How many choices are there on the five multiple choice questions? Difference indicates subtraction,
April 22, 2013

Algebra 1
April 22, 2013

geometry
To my recollection, this shape does not have a name.
April 22, 2013

geometry
I'm trying to visually recall the sizes of pattern blocks......... depending on which sides the two blocks share, one could get a larger triangle or a parallelogram
April 22, 2013

math
Could be 1000.
April 22, 2013

geometry
two equilateral triangles would make a rhombus I don't remember all the shapes of pattern blocks.
April 22, 2013

math
Find the volume of one of the 43 cubes with 0.5 unitd on a side. Multiply the volume of one cube by 43. This is the volume of the prism.
April 22, 2013

college
Ooooops! x^2 + (x + 6)^2 = 27^2 Don't know where I got x+ 2. Sorry.
April 21, 2013

college
let x = distance from pole to spot on ground where guy wire is attached x + 6 = height of pole x^2 + ( x+ 2 )^2 = 27^2 simplify and solve for x
April 21, 2013

You're welcome.
April 21, 2013

That looks right.
April 21, 2013

science
exact orbital pattern of astroids is not exactly known
April 21, 2013

science
Elliptical
April 21, 2013

math
First, multiply both equations by 6 to remove the fractions. Then, subtract one equation from the other. Solve for the variable. Substitute and solve for the other variable.
April 21, 2013

Math
Courtney - 2 cookies Daniel - 2 times Courtney = 4 cookies Ethan - 4 times Daniel = 16 cookies
April 21, 2013

Geometery
I don't understand a slanted top. Are there any perpendicular lines in the figure? Any angle measures given?
April 21, 2013

Geometery
Where did the 5 come from? Is the long side one of the parallel sides?
April 21, 2013

Geometery
Good job.
April 21, 2013

Geometery
If no height is given for the triangle, you cannot find the area. Does the triangle share a side with the rectangle? Could it be that the height of the triangle is one of the sides of the rectangle? Your area for the rectangle is correct.
April 21, 2013

Geometery
Can't tell if ans. is right if I don't know the question.
April 21, 2013

Geometery
April 21, 2013

math
(x- 2)(2x + 1) = 0 x- 2 = o or 2x + 1 = 0 solve each equation for x
April 21, 2013

MATH HELP!!!!!!!!!!1
8:12 = 7:72 (one hour = 60 min.) now, you can subtract 41 min What is your second question?
April 20, 2013

algerba 1
problem 1. let x = first number 8x = second number x - 3 = third number x + (8x) + (x-3) = 207 simply the equation and solve for x problem 2 is done the same way as the first one
April 20, 2013

Is your third equation supposed to be y = 3x^2 +1
April 20, 2013

That is not the answer. There is no exponent in that equation.
April 20, 2013

Any equation with an exponent is non-linear
April 20, 2013

math
x = smaller number 2x - 5 = larger number x + (2x - 5) = 43
April 20, 2013

math
x = first number 7x = second number x + 7x = 72 simplify and solve equation
April 20, 2013

math
April 20, 2013

math
d = number of dimes 3d = number of nickels d + 3d = 1.50 simplify and solve the equation for d and 3d
April 20, 2013

math
This problem involves a right isosles triangle. Legs of an isosles triangle have the same measure.
April 19, 2013

math
Use volume for cylinder : V = pi * r^2 * h Find the volume of the 15cm tube Find the volume of the 13cm tube Subtract Use 3.14 or 22/7 for pi
April 19, 2013

Algebra
y^3(0.2 + 0.3 + 0.1) Just add the decimals and multiply by y^3
April 19, 2013

Math
Find the perimeter of the garden. P = 2 w + 2l
April 18, 2013

MATH
s = short leg l = long leg l - s = 7; l = 7 + s h = s + 9 s^2 + l^2 = h^2 s^2 + (7 + s)^2 = (s + 9)^2 simplify
April 17, 2013

math
See answer to your previous question. Work this one in a similar way.
April 17, 2013

math
Add 28 to both sides of the inequality.
April 17, 2013

Math
All of these questions have to do with the circumference of a circle. C = pi * d or C = pi * r^2 You can use either 3.14 or 22/7 for pi.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1
(x - 2)(x + 8) b is less than c (x - 5)(2x + 1) b is greater than c
April 17, 2013

algebra 1
3) sometimes 4) what techniques were presented? 5) correct
April 17, 2013

algebra 1
Please go back and see my last comment on your first questions. I got distracted and gave you some incorrect info. Sorry.
April 17, 2013

math
Forget that. That's for area. 1 and 5 2 and 4 3 and 3
April 17, 2013

math
1 and 6 2 and 3
April 17, 2013

Kos
Multiply numerator and denominator by -5 + 3 sqr root (3)
April 17, 2013

Math
Multiply the first equation by 2. Add that equation to the second equation. Solve this new equation for x. Now substitute your value for x into either one of the original equations and solve for y.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
Yes. -18 and + 18
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
Oh! Dear. I am so sorry. You were correct on the first question. I got distracted. So sorry.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
Yes. List the numbers in order least to greatest.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
Great! Keep up the good work.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
Ok. Also -1 and - 19. The answer then is: -19, -1, 1, 19 Second question List all pairs of numbers that multiply to get -8.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
What are the factors of 19? Your answer to the first question is not correct I'll talk about the second question after you get the first one correct.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
In question 2, you are looking for all pairs of numbers greater than zero whose product is 8.
April 17, 2013

algebra 1 help
The first thing to notice in the first question is that 19 is a prime number. If you can list ALL factors of -19, then you have all values of k using integers.
April 17, 2013

Math
g = number of girls g - w = boys = 18 g - w = 18 g = 18 + w boys + girls = total students 18 + (18 + w) = total students you finish it
April 17, 2013

algebra
You factored the expression 2x^2 - 7x - 15 and got (x - 4)(x + 2) If you multiply those together, you do not get the original expression. Your answer is not correct. the factors that have 3 and 5 in them are the correct answer.
April 17, 2013

algebra
(2x + 3)(x - 5)
April 17, 2013

algebra
your answer to 2x^2 -7x - 15 is not correct because if you multiply your factors, you get x^2 - 2x - 8
April 17, 2013

algebra
April 17, 2013

algebra
x^2 - 3x - 10 (x - 5)(x + 2)
April 17, 2013

algebra
(2c + 1)(3c + 5) 2c * 3c + 2c * 5 + 1 * 3c + 1 * 5 can you finish this?
April 17, 2013

algebra