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algebra
Nurse erika needs to prepare 12 liters of a 10% saline solution. The stockroom only has 7 % and 15% saline solutions. How much of each solution should erika mix together to get 12 litres of a 10% saline solution
October 21, 2012

algebra
How many ounces of a 19% copper alloy metal must be added to 42% ounces of a 40% copper alloy metal to produce a metal which is 31% copper alloy
October 21, 2012

algebra
Nurse erika needs to prepare 12 liters of a 10% saline solution. The stockroom only has 7 % and 15% saline solutions. How much of each solution should erika mix together to get 12 litres of a 10% saline solution
October 21, 2012

3rd grade math - arrays
11 > 10. But 11 can be only 1x11 or 11x1 matrix (array) But 10 can be 2x5, 5x2, 10x1, 1x10.. so mary is wrong to say.... same goes with any Prime number as it can be only 2 ways to sent that count in an array.
February 9, 2011

Calculus
Thank you!
December 9, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative of y=5^(1-4x) lny=(1-4x)ln5 Can I split it? lny=ln5-4xln5 1/y dy/dx = -[4ln5/(4xln5)^2] dy/dx=-[4ln5/(4xln5)^2]y Thanks.
December 9, 2010

Calculus
I need help to start this problem please, A company can sell 4500 pairs of sunglases monthly when the price is $5. When the price of a pair of sunglasses is increased by 10%, the demand drops to 4250 pairs a month. Assume that the demand equation is linear. Find the demand ...
December 9, 2010

Calculus
I did the derivative wrong! Thanks!
December 8, 2010

Calculus
To construct a tincan, V=32pi m^3, The cost per square meter of the side is half of the top and bottom of can. What are the dimensions and the cost? V=πr²h=32pi SA=2πr²+2πrh h=32/r² Domain={r>o} Let x be the cost, I subbed 32/r² for h C=f(...
December 8, 2010

Calculus
Find the horizontal asymptote of f(x)=e^x - x lim x->infinity (e^x)-x= infinity when it's going towards infinity, shouldn't it equal to negative infinity, since 0-infinity = - infinity lim x-> -infinity (e^x)-x= infinity
December 8, 2010

Calculus
So the whole interval is increasing? The function of cosx has a section of decreasing though.
December 5, 2010

Calculus
Wow, so confusing. Thanks!
December 5, 2010

Calculus
Find the interval(s) where the function is increasing where and it is decreasing. f(x)=sin(x+(pi/2)) for 0≤x≤2pi so my derivative is f'(x)=cos(x+(pi/2))? and my critical number is -pi/2?
December 5, 2010

Calculus
Shouldn't it be -2xlog(base2)x because the product rule is inside the bracket, and its subtracting the bracket. y"=[x/ln - 2xlog(base2)x -2x²/xln2 - 4x/ln2 + 8xlog(base2)x]/x^5 =[-3x/x^5] + [6xlog(base2)x/x^5] - [2x²/xln2] Then I put them in common ...
October 31, 2010

Calculus
Find the second derivative of the following function: y=log(base2)x/x² y'=[(x/ln2)-2xlog(base2)x]/x^4 the derivative of x/ln2 is (ln2)^-1? y"={[((ln2)^(-1))-(2log(base2)x/xln2)]x^4-4x³[(x/ln2)-2xlog(base2)x]}/x^8 I tried simplifying it and I got, y"=[3...
October 31, 2010

Calculus
I have the same thing now, thanks! I thought I had to use product rule for xln2, but there's no variable in ln2, so it is accounted for a constant?
October 30, 2010

Calculus
I have trouble finding the second derivative, my answer is a little off from the answer key. f(x)=(log(base2)x)^5 f'(x)=[5(log(base2)x)^4]/xln2 f"(x)=[20(log(base2)x)³(xln2)-(ln2+(x/2))(5(log(base2)x)^4)]/[x²(ln2)²] for the f"(x), is g(x)=xln2? It ...
October 30, 2010

Calculus
So the negative is not included, for example f(x)=-2^x f'(x) would be (-2^x)(ln2)? Thanks!
October 29, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative of f(x)=x(1-4^x) f'(x)=(1-4^x)+ (-4^x)(ln-4)(-4)(x) ln can't be negative. Is the derivative correct?
October 29, 2010

Calculus
Find the linear approximation L(x) of the given function at a, and use it to approximate the function value at the given x-value. f(x)=x^(1/3), a=-27, x=-28 I found the derivative to be f'(x)= 1/[3(-27)^(2/3)] but it does not exist because a number cannot be negative in a ...
October 26, 2010

math
When I factor out the bottom its x=-3 and x=2, how did you get -2 and 1? Why is +2 included? Doesn't it become undefined when x=2?
October 5, 2010

math
What's the domain of √((x-2)/(x^2+x-6)) (2,infinity] ?
October 5, 2010

Calculus
Thank you so much! :)
September 21, 2010

Calculus
Is the answer 47/9?
September 21, 2010

Calculus
lim x->1 (x^47-1)/(x^9-1) With what method do I factor them with? Pascal triangle?
September 21, 2010

11th grade
While driving his sports car at 20.0 down a four lane highway Eddie comes up behind a slow-moving dump truck abd decides to pass it in the left lane. If Eddie can accelerate at 5.00 m/s^2, how long will it take for him to reach a speed of 30.0 m/s?
September 1, 2010

math
What is 4.38E+01 equal to?
June 18, 2010

Chemistry
Consider the following buffer equilibrium: HF (high concentration) + H2O <--> H3O+ (low concentration) + F- ( high concentration) Using Le Chatelier's Principle, explain what happens to the pH of the buffer solution when a small amount of NaOH is added. Wouldn't ...
June 3, 2010

Calculus
Find the area between y=cosx and y=sinx from 0 to 2pi. To find the zeros, I combined the equations cosx-sinx=0 What's next?
May 21, 2010

Chemistry
Thank you so much for the clarification!
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
Oh, so they're all bases. Is the answer C because it is the strongest base out of the four. Does the stronger the base mean the more reaction? Thanks.
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
Water will react most completely as an acid with A. SO3^-2 B. H2BO3- C. C6H5O- D. CH3COO- Why isn't the answer A, since H2O + SO3^-2 <-> HSO3- + OH- so H2O and HSO3- are the conjugate acids.
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
What is the mass of NaOH required to prepare 100.0mL of NaOH(aq) that has a pH = 13.62 ? A. 0.38g B. 0.42g C. 1.67g D. 2.40x10^-14 g OH- + H2O <-> H3O+ + O^-2 antilog-13.62 = 0.09976 #gNaOH=(0.1-0.09976)M x 40g/mol x 0.1L = 0.40g?
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
Alright, thanks! It's the correct answer on the answer key.
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
S^-2 ion has equilibrium constant of 7.7x10^-1 So it's just (1.00x10^-14)/(0.77)=1.3x10^14 = Ka HS^- ?
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
The S^2- ion is a relatively strong base with an equilibrium constant of 7.7x10^-1. What is the Ka value for HS- ? I got the equation HS^- <-> H^+ + S^-2. Am I able to find [S^-2] with the Keq?
May 4, 2010

Chemistry
I understand now, thanks for your help! :)
May 3, 2010

Chemistry
How do you know if D ionizes or not? Is it because it doesn't have a metal or because it is a weak acid? So the more ions it have, the better the conductivity, eventhough HCl is one of the strongest acids?
May 3, 2010

Chemistry
Which solution will have the greatest electrical conductivity? A. 0.50MHCl B. 0.10MRbOH C. 0.50MK3PO4 D. 2.0MC6H12O6 I thought the answer would be B, but it is C. Is it not B because the Ka is too small? Otherwise, C is has the smallest Ka.
May 3, 2010

Calculus
Thanks for your help!
April 29, 2010

Calculus
Differentiate: y=ln(x/(2x+3))^(1/2) y=(1/2)ln(x/(2x+3)) y'=0+(1/2)((2x+3-2x)/(2x+3)²) What's next after the quotient rule?
April 29, 2010

Calculus
I understand now, thanks! I changed the log to, 1/xln3 instead.
April 29, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative. f(x)=(1+logᴈx)/x f'(x)=[1-ln3-logᴈx (ln3)]/(x²ln3) How do you simplify it further? Thanks.
April 29, 2010

Chemistry
Thanks!
April 27, 2010

Chemistry
Write the net ionic equation for the hydrolysis reaction that occurs when Ba(CH3COO)2 is dissolved in water. CH3COO- + H2O <-> CH3COOH + OH- ?
April 27, 2010

Calculus
at the point where x=0 *
April 19, 2010

Calculus
Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve y=1+ xe^(2x) y'=(e^(2x))(2x+1) = slope What's the next step?
April 19, 2010

Calculus
Ohh, so that's how you find dy/dt, thanks!
April 9, 2010

Calculus
A radar antenna is located on a ship that is 4km from a straight shore. It is rotating at 32rev/min. How fast does the radar beam sweep along the shore when the angle between the beam and the shortest distance to the shore is pi/4? Let's say that the shoreline is y, are we...
April 9, 2010

Calculus
Evaluate the following limit: lim x->(pi/2) [((pi/2)-(x))/cosx] May I please get a hint on how to start this question?
April 9, 2010

Calculus
Evaluate the following limit: lim x->0 xcscx =limx->0 x/sinx Does it equal one because the reciprocal is 1/1=1?
April 9, 2010

Calculus
Thank you for the help!
April 8, 2010

Calculus
Find dy/dx in the following: y=[x/√(1-x²)]- sin‾¹x y'={[(1-x²)^(1/2)-(-2x)(x)(1/2)(1-x²)^(-1/2)]/(1-x²)} - (1/√(1-x²)) Then I multiplied (-2x)(x)(1/2) together. How do I simplify the rest?
April 8, 2010

Calculus
I did try to continue with it. I brought sec²θ to the top -> cos²θ, so I plugged in cos(20/25). How come you typed 25/20 instead of sec(25/20)²?
March 30, 2010

Calculus
I'm not good with drawing diagrams from word problems, so I switched the numbers around to see if I could get the correct answer. 4/sec²θ=dθ/dt cosθ=20/25 4cos²θ/20=dθ/dt dθ/dt=0.160rad/s but the answer is 0.128rad/s.
March 30, 2010

Calculus
A vehicle moves along a straight path with a speed of 4m/s. A searchlight is located on the ground 20m from the path and is kept focused on the vehicle. At what rate (in rad/s) is the searchlight rotating when the vehicle is 15 from the point on the path cloest to the ...
March 30, 2010

French
Merci beaucoup!
March 25, 2010

French
Is this correct? He saw construction workers building new buildings and he thought they worked hard for their dream and the buildings represent hope and future. Il a vu les travailleurs de construction de construire de nouveaux bâtiments, et il pensait les travailler ...
March 25, 2010

Calculus
Thanks. The answer key says the 12 is positive.
March 24, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative of y=cot³(1-2x)² y'=3[cot(1-2x)²]² (-csc²(1-2x)²)(2-4x)(-2) y'=(-6+24x)[cot(1-2x)²]²(-csc²(1-2x)²) How do you simplify further?
March 24, 2010

Calculus
I got-4sin2x for the second term, I made a typo. How do you translate sinx=-1/4 to decimal numbers?
March 24, 2010

Calculus
Determine the concavity and find the points of inflection. y=2cosx + sin2x 0≤x≤2pi y'=-2sinx + 2cos2x y"=-2cosx-4sinx How do I find the IP(s)?
March 24, 2010

Calculus
Got it.
March 24, 2010

Calculus
Find an equation of the tangent line to the given curve at the given point y=(1/cosx)-2cosx at((pi/3),1) y'=0+2sinx slope = √3 y=mx+b 1=(√3)(pi/3)+b b=(3-√3pi)/3 3√3x-3y+3-√3pi=0 What did I do wrong? Thanks in advance.
March 24, 2010

Calculus
Oh, I see it now, thanks!
March 21, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative of y with respect to x: y=(1+cos²x)^6 y'=6(1+cos²x)^5 How do you derive inside the brackets? The answer says -sin2x, but wouldn't it be -2sinx, using the chain rule.
March 21, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative of y with respect to x: y=3sin^4(2-x)^-1 y=[3sin(2-x)^-1]^4 y'=4[3sin(2-x)^-1]^3 (-3cos(2-x)^-1)(-1) -(2-x)^-2 y'=[12cos(2-x)^-1][3sin^3(2-x)^-1][2-x]^2 but the answer does not have a 3 in front of sin. What happened to the 3?
March 21, 2010

Calculus
Find the derivative of y with the respect to x: y=sin‾²(x³) y'=cos‾²(x³)(3x²) y'=3x²cos‾²(x³) How come my answer is incorrect? Thanks in advance.
March 21, 2010

Chemistry
What will be the [Cl-] when equal volumes of 0.10MNaCl and 0.20MAlCl3 are combined? A. 0.35M B. 0.15M C. 0.30M D. 0.70M
March 7, 2010

Chemistry
Is it, Final [Pb 2+]=0.0020M x (100ml/200ml)=0.0010M Pb 2+ Final [I-]=0.0040M x (100ml/200mL)=0.0020M I- Ksp=(0.0010)(0.0020)^2 Ksp=4.0x10^-9
March 7, 2010

Chemistry
The question asks for the ksp, so don't I try to find the final concentration first? How do you take 100mL of each molar concentration?
March 7, 2010

Chemistry
In an experiment, a student mixes equal volumes of 0.0020M Pb 2+ ions with 0.0040M I- ions. The trial ion product is? PbI2 <-> Pb 2+ + 2I- How do you determine the final concentration of Pb 2+ and I-?
March 7, 2010

Chemistry
Thanks! I'll keep that in mind.
March 5, 2010

Chemistry
Consider the following equilibrium: CaCO3(s)<->Ca 2+(aq) + CO3 2-(aq) Which of the following reagents, when added to the equilibrium system, would cause more CaCO3 to dissolve? a)KNO3(s), can't be this, NO3 is soluble with all negative ions b)CaCO3(s), adding more ...
March 5, 2010

Calculus
Retyped with brackets, it would be If √2[cosx)-1 = (1+√3)/2 and √2(cosx)+1 = (1-√3)/2, find the value of cos4x.
March 5, 2010

Calculus
I'm pretty sure I typed the question correctly, the answer at the back says 1/2.
March 5, 2010

Calculus
If √2cos(x)-1 = (1+√3)/2 and √2cos(x)+1 = (1-√3)/2, find the value of cos4x.
March 5, 2010

Calculus
Thanks!
March 5, 2010

Calculus
Find the value of tan2x, (pi/2)<x<pi, given secx=-5/4. So cosx=-4/5? I've no clue what to do next.
March 5, 2010

Physics
Name three ways in which you can reduce the distortion due to diffraction of a wave passing through an aperture. -large aperture -small wavelengths What's the last one?
March 2, 2010

Calculus
Got it, thanks!
February 27, 2010

Calculus
Solve identity, (1-sin2x)/cos2x = cos2x/(1+sin2x) I tried starting from the right side, RS: =(cos²x-sin²x)/(1+2sinxcosx) =(cos²x-(1-cos²x))/(1+2sinxcosx) and the right side just goes in circle. May I get a hint to start off?
February 27, 2010

Calculus
I did use x^(1/2). I got y'=[1/2x^(-1/2)]/(√x+1)^2, then I brought the top to the bottom. The last part of the question is sketching it. The graph is basically f(x)=√x with a horizontal asymptote at y=1. Thank you Reiny :)
February 12, 2010

Calculus
So my first derivative is wrong? Is the first step to the second derivative, y"=-(2√x(x+1)^2)^-2 (-1) ?
February 12, 2010

Calculus
y=(√x)/((√x)+1) Find the concavity and point of inflection(s). y'=1/(√(x/2))(√x+1)² y'=1/(x√(x/2)+2√(x²/2)+√(x/2)) y"=0- ? How do you find the second derivative?
February 12, 2010

Physics
The wavelength of red light is about 7x10^-7m. The frequency of the red light reflected from a metal surface and the frequency of the vibrating electron that products it are the same. What is this frequency?
February 12, 2010

Calculus
Then isn't the domain -1≤x≤1, since when I plug in -1 and 1, the answer is 0. For symmetry, I plugged 3 into y=x/[(1-x²)^(-2)], which I'm guessing is wrong. Since domain is -1≤x≤1, I switched the number to 0.5, and found that it is ...
February 11, 2010

Calculus
y=x√(1-x²) Domain? y=x(1-x²)^(1/2) y=x/[(1-x²)^(-2)]? x≠±1 Symmetry? f(3)=192 f(-3)=-300 -f(-3)=300 no symmetry?
February 11, 2010

Chemistry
I understand now, thanks for clarifying. :)
February 9, 2010

Chemistry
Isn't the equation not balanced then?
February 9, 2010

Chemistry
Write an equation to show the dissolving of the following substance in water. (NH4)2SO4(s) NH42SO4 + H2O -> 2NH4 + SO4 + H^+ + OH-?
February 9, 2010

Physics
I thought the medium travels horizontally in a wave. Thanks.
February 9, 2010

Physics
Does the medium in which a wave travels move along with the wave itself. I think the answer is no, but why?
February 9, 2010

Chemistry
Oh, so Mg(OH)2 only decreases on mole or solid. I got confused because OH- was on both sides. Thanks so much :)
February 7, 2010

Chemistry
Consider the following equilibrium: Mg(OH)2 (s) <--> Mg 2+ (aq) + 2OH-(aq) What happens to the amount of solid Mg(OH)2 when some HCl is added? It decreases because it has least entropy? So in the reaction, both the concentration of Mg(OH)2 and OH- decreases?
February 7, 2010

Chemistry
So it is c because the molecules move faster in gas. Thank you!
February 7, 2010

Chemistry
Which of the following statements correctly describes the change which occurs when a liquid vaporizes at its boiling point at a given external pressure. a) The entropy decreases b) The temp increases c) The kinetic energy increases d) The potential energy increases I can't...
February 7, 2010

Chemistry
Whoops, forgot the rules to balancing an equation for a second, thanks! :) Is the activity of pure liquids, 1, as well?
February 1, 2010

Chemistry
There are 3 mols on each side. I made the question up, so I think HCl was supposed to be a gas. I was just wondering if it would be Keq = 0/(Cl2)(HI)^2 or Keq= 1/(Cl2)(HI)^2. Thanks for clearing it up.
February 1, 2010

Chemistry
What is the Keq of Cl2(aq) + 2HI2(g) -> I2(s) + 2HCl(s) Solid is not included in the Keq expression, so what would Keq be? Thanks in advance.
February 1, 2010

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