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math
1/4 of 280 is 70 so, what is 3 times that? Did you just guess at 240?
March 22, 2016

math
recall the Pythagorean Theorem: 2^2 + h^2 = 10^2
March 22, 2016

math
7!/(3!2!2!) = 210
March 22, 2016

math
x/8 = cos68°
March 22, 2016

Algebra
since time = distance/speed, 480/s + 480/(s+20) = 20
March 22, 2016

Algebra
so? original fraction is x/(x+7) when changed, (x+3)/(x+7+5) = 1/2 2(x+3) = x+12 2x+6 = x+12 x = 6 original fraction is 6/13 new fraction is 9/18 = 1/2
March 22, 2016

math
The first question asked for a distance. You gave a time. The distance traveled is (4/5.25) * 273 = 208 miles
March 22, 2016

geometry
the area is A = bh/2 3h * h/2 = 6 3h^2 = 12 h^2 = 4 h = 2 b = 3h = 6 check: 2*6/2 = 6
March 22, 2016

algrbra
p+5n+10d+25q = 575 p+n+d+q = 40 Now you know that there are 5,7,11,13,17,19,23 as the number of each coin. Since there are no odd cents, you know that p=5. Now you have 5n+10d+25q = 570 n+d+q = 35 or, n+2d+5q = 114 n+d+q = 35 subtracting, we have d+4q = 79 4q must be 20,28,44,...
March 22, 2016

math - Correction.
On the first try, you were ok to here: y=(log7-log2)/log2 but that's y = log7log2 - 1 On the 2nd try, you went wrong right away: 3(2^y-1) is NOT 6^y-3 it IS 3*2^y - 3
March 22, 2016

math
why all the useless words? That's what math symbols are for! (8^(y+2)-34(2^(3y)))/√8^(2y+1) = (64*8^y - 34*8^y)/(√8 * 8^y) = 30*8^y / (√8 * 8^y) = 30/√8 = 15/√2 If I got the grouping wrong, fix it and redo the steps. But any other setup will ...
March 22, 2016

math
The interest would be 380 * .18 * 60/360
March 22, 2016

Tokak
If AB=8 and DC=5, then if the altitude is h, h = 4sinA = 6sinB h cotA + 5 + h cotB = 8 4 sinA cotA + 5 + 6 sinB cotB = 8 4cosA + 5 + 6cosB = 8 4cosA + 6cosB = 3 solve for A and B. Note that D = (90-A)+90 = 180-A and similarly for C.
March 22, 2016

Maths
max=10 for 10,20,...,90 min: 19/10 = 1.9
March 22, 2016

Math
outside: 2(3 2/3 + 4 1/2) = 16 1/3 ft inside (subtract 1/2 ft on each of the 4 sides): 16t 1/3 - 2 = 14 1/3 ft
March 22, 2016

maths geomentry help!!!
If the angle is x radians, 1/2 r^2 x = 20 2r + rx = 26 now just solve for r and x.
March 22, 2016

Ouch! @DrBob
ouch. You are correct. Dunno what I was thinking.
March 21, 2016

Chemistry
that gives you mol/cm^3 adjust for 1dm = 10cm
March 21, 2016

calc
weight: w(t) = 500+6t cost: c(t) = 0.50t price: p(t) = 1.00 - 0.01t sales profit per cow: s(t) = w(t)*p(t)-c(t) s(t) = (500+6t)(1-t/100)- t/2 You can ignore the number of head; that's just a constant multiplier. s(t) is just a parabola, so find the vertex for maximum profit.
March 21, 2016

Math
If there were x pencils sold the 1st day and y sold the 2nd day, x + y = 24 2x + 5/2 y = 56 x=8 y=16 so, on day1: 8 pencils and 16 notebooks day2: 16 pencils and 40 notebooks
March 21, 2016

math help pls pls pls
But yes, only C is a binomial.
March 21, 2016

Algebra
If the peanuts cost $x/kg, 5x + 3(x+0.20) = 7.80
March 21, 2016

science
light slows down when passing through the glass. Each color slows down a different amount.
March 21, 2016

Algebra 2
You are correct.
March 21, 2016

Math
you can't put a 3-D plane into a 2-D line form.
March 21, 2016

Precal
cosAcosB + sinAsinB = cos(A-B) so, what is 5π/16 - π/16?
March 21, 2016

integration!!help urgently
Hmmm. font problem, I guess. It's theta. Let's use t z = tan(t) z^2+1 = sec^2(t) dz = sec^2(t) dt
March 21, 2016

integration!!help urgently
this is a standard form. Let z = tanθ z^2+1 = sec^2θ dz = sec^2θ dθ Plug that in and see how simple it is. You can also use z = sinhθ but that's less common.
March 21, 2016

Math
42 cm/s
March 21, 2016

Pre-Algebra
42%
March 21, 2016

algebra 1 math
geez! use one name, and give it a rest! see http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1458591353
March 21, 2016

magh
well, either #1 < #2 or #1 > #2
March 21, 2016

Math
1/5 of 23 and 4/5 of 23
March 21, 2016

Algebra
no idea what time, but the distance x will be -b/2a = -1/-.014 = 71.4 ft extra credit: given f(x) with x in feet, what is f(t), with t in seconds? recall that x(t) = v cosθ where θ is the angle of takeoff.
March 21, 2016

algebra 1
In that case, I suspect the x-y values are reversed.
March 21, 2016

algebra 1
(12-9)/(13-5) = 3/8 (16-12)/(23-13) = 2/5 (16-9)/(23-5) = 7/18 4/5 is nowhere any of those slopes. The handy calculator at http://ncalculators.com/statistics/linear-regression-calculator.htm comes up with y = .3893x + 7.0123 Looks like none of them is close, since all their ...
March 21, 2016

Math
when dividing, (a) divide coefficients (b) subtract exponents So, that will be (6/10) a^(3-5) b^(2-4) = 3/5 a^-2 b^-2 = 3/5 1/a^2 1/b^2 =       3 -------------- 5 a^2 b^2
March 21, 2016

algebra 1
see http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1458591353
March 21, 2016

Linear Algebra
well, C^-1 is (1/2)[1,-1;-1,3] so just crank it out. You can check your answer here. Note the notation for matrices. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=inverse+{{3,1},{1,1}}
March 21, 2016

Geometry
the law of sines says that sinC/c = sinA/a sinC/83 = sin31°/44 sinC = 0.9715 So, C = 76.3° A+B+C = 180, so B = 180 - (31+76.3) = 72.7°
March 21, 2016

math
Nut A won't fit bolt A Bolts A&B are the same. so, ...
March 21, 2016

math
can't say
March 21, 2016

math
ever hear of normal + and - signs? Why the em dashes and large + signs? I assume you want to prove that (SinA-cosA)/(sinA+cosA) + (sinA+cosA)/(sinA-cosA) = -2/cos2A put it all over a common denominator and you have (sinA-cosA)^2 + (sinA+cosA)^2...
March 21, 2016

math
c'mon -- A does not fit A Bolts A&B are the same.
March 21, 2016

math
read the information. A and B are the same. C is different from the others.
March 21, 2016

Maths
you know that the domain of √u is u>=0. So, you need 1-3x >= 0 for the other, the domain is all reals except where the denominator is zero. So, where 2x-6=0, that value is excluded. D = (-∞,3)U(3,∞)
March 21, 2016

math - eh?
I assume that ^ means square root, but what do < and > mean? They clearly are not used here as comparisons (less than, greater than). and then you don't provide any choices for completion.
March 21, 2016

Pre Algebra - BZZZTTT
posting the same incomplete and contradictory information isn't going to help. Does this question relate to some previous problem whose information you have omitted?
March 21, 2016

Pre Algebra
c = 420h
March 21, 2016

Pre Algebra Test
Looks like D to me
March 21, 2016

Trigonometry
recall that the equation of motion is y = h0 + tanθ x - g/(2v^2) sec^2θ x^2 so, y = 200 + 1.11x - 0.00001787x^2 y=0 at x=62278.7 ft or 11.8 miles
March 21, 2016

maths
the magnitude is 6*7*sin120° The direction is perpendicular to both vectors. Review the definition of a cross product. The determinant form is easiest to compute if you have the x,y,z components.
March 21, 2016

Math
If she does n problems on each of the first 5 days, then that makes 5n. So, she will have 250-5n left on the 6th day.
March 21, 2016

Pre Algebra
A,C,D all say the car decelerates. But, the speed increased from 4mi/hr to 6mi/hr, so only B is a logical choice. But B's language is all messed up. How can the speed increase from 4mi/hr to 2mi/hr? And then decrease to 5 mi/hr? And there seems to be some time missing. ...
March 21, 2016

Pre Algebra - incomplete
all 4 choices describe possible movements. But you did not provide any indications of what the user was doing to control the car, or what the car was doing initially.
March 21, 2016

Math Help
in that case, you are correct.
March 21, 2016

Math Help!
of what?
March 21, 2016

Algebra
it missed green 12 times. So, P(~green) = 12/20
March 21, 2016

geom
If you have a rectangular field, a square gives the maximum area of 25^2 = 625. A regular pentagon has an area of 688. As you add more sides, a regular n-gon with more sides has greater area. Reiny's circle of radius 50/π has the maximum possible area of 2500.
March 21, 2016

@collins
not quite. You got m right, but 3 = (-1/3)(2)+c 3 = -2/3 + c 3 + 2/3 = c 11/3 = c y = -1/3 x + 11/3 why did you change 9 to -9? It didn't change sides. If you check Reiny's equation y-3 = (-1/3)(x-2) y-3 = -1/3 x + 2/3 y = -1/3 x + 11/3 You may want to work on logs and...
March 21, 2016

question !!!
You must not have looked too hard. I did a google on schaum outline algebra and got many hits, the first of which was at amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Schaums-Outline-Elementary-Algebra-Outlines/dp/0071611630 If that's not the book you want, just change the subject of ...
March 21, 2016

Linear Algebra
(9,4) = 9*(1,0) + 4*(0,1) So, T(9,4) = 9T(1,0)+4T(0,1) = 9(3,2) + 4(-1,4) = (27,18) + (-4,16) = (23,34)
March 21, 2016

computer programing
sounds good to me. Although a file need not be part of a database. Plenty of them stand alone.
March 21, 2016

MATH_2016ii
161 = 13*12 + 5 (i) after 4 weeks he had 5 + 4*12 = 53 (ii) n/2 (5+12(n-1)) = 809 n ≈ 11.7 So, after 12 weeks he had more than 809 marbles
March 21, 2016

MATH_2016
the common ratio can be found by dividing any term by the previous one. clearly r = -1/2 So, Tn = -100 (-1/2)^(n-1) = 200/(-2)^n
March 21, 2016

Algebra
Holy smoke! Did you do all those special characters by hand?!?!? a+c = 220 5a+4c = 955 Now just solve for a and c.
March 21, 2016

calculus
v(t) = dr/dt = <5cost, 3sect tant> a(t) = dv/dt = <-5sint, 3sect(2sec^2t-1)> just do normal derivatives of trig functions
March 21, 2016

math
33 1/3% = 33.33333% = 0.33333... = 1/3 study up on common fractions and their repeating decimal representation.
March 21, 2016

Physics
F=ma, so a = 30/5 = 6 m/s^2 s = 2 + 3t^2 = 10 so, t = √(8/3) ≈ 1.633 s v = at = 6*.1633 = 9.80 m/s
March 21, 2016

geometry
the area (and hence the number of worms) will grow as the square of the linear scale factor. That is, her square will have an area 8^2 = 64 times as big.
March 20, 2016

math help pls pls pls
1st question: do you know what the standard form is? review your materials. I'm sure it explains it there.
March 20, 2016

calculus
dp/dt = 2√(pt) dp/√p = 2√t dt 2√p = 4/3 t^(3/2) + c p = (2/3 t^(3/2) + c)^2 Now plug in t=1 to find c.
March 20, 2016

Math
Nope. This is an example of poor notation. What he means is -4(2x + 5)^2 but doesn't know how to write it. You'll see this often here. So, to expand that we have -4((2x)^2 + 2*2x*5 + 5^2) = -4(4x^2+20x+25) = -16x^2 - 80x - 100
March 20, 2016

Math
the area grows as the square of the linear scale. So the scale is √(160in^2/2250ft^2) = √(160/32400 in^2) = √(1/2025) = 1:45
March 20, 2016

Math
The short sides cannot be 7, because then you would have a base of 14, and a height of zero. (The two 7" sides would lie down flat on the base.) Remember that any side must be less than the sum of the other two sides. So, the base must be 7 and the two equal sides are 14...
March 20, 2016

Math
just pick values for x and calculate values for y. Same as for any relation. Take advantage of symmetry, and you can save half your work. x x^2 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 9 4 16 and the same values for x=-1,-2,-3,-4,... Now watch what happens for the next one. x (x-2)^2 2 0 3 1 4 4 5 9 6 ...
March 20, 2016

Discrete Math Help
#1 nC2 = n(n-1)/2 I think you have a typo. #2 N = 17C2 * 5C1 is the total number of ways he can pick a meal. But, he has each of 30 days to make a different choice. That means there are NC30 different meals he can make. If the order makes a difference (same meals on different ...
March 20, 2016

logarithm help!!!!
Okay, if that's what you want. But trying to understand logarithms without the basic algebra skills you need can be very confusing and frustrating. Still, different strokes for different folks. If you can piece it all together, you're a better man than I. When I was in...
March 20, 2016

logarithm help!!!!
I'm a little confused here. You are asking about logarithms, and yet in another post you ask the most basic Algebra I type questions. Are you trying to pick this up on your own, with no class? A noble endeavor to be sure, but it seems you might go about it more ...
March 20, 2016

expansion help!!! maths
I'll let you read up on trinomial expansions, and just refer you here: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%281%2Bx-x^2%29^6 scroll down a bit to see the full expanded form. This web site is a good place to play around and explore various math topics, play around with ...
March 20, 2016

Physics
Draw a FBD of an object that has forces acting on it that are not at right angles. If someone can provide me of some sort of example of what situation could represent this i would appreciate it.
March 20, 2016

physics
Since it has constant velocity, there is no acceleration. So, it must have zero net force acting on it. So, figure the downward force due to gravity, and it must be experiencing the same upward force from friction.
March 20, 2016

Math
x/200 = cot 22.3°
March 20, 2016

Math haha
Or, since it is the difference of two squares, (7/2+5/6)^2 - (7/2-5/6)^2 = (7/2+5/6 + 7/2-5/6)(7/2+5/6 - 7/2-5/6) = (7)(5/3) = 35/3
March 20, 2016

Math
1 > x > 9/8 is not possible, since 1 < 9/8
March 20, 2016

Math
no idea. Start listing them. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... Seems like kind of a dumb question.
March 20, 2016

mathematics-Algebra
just put the words into math: If the numbers are x and y, then sum: x+y difference: x-y avg of sum and difference: ((x+y)+(x-y))/2 = x diff of sum & diff: (x+y)-(x-y) = 2y product is thus 2xy=12 3x+y=11 even with no further algebra, it is easy to see that x=3 and y=2
March 20, 2016

Math
t+o=8 6t+7o=53
March 20, 2016

Algebra
8*10*L = 2080
March 20, 2016

MATH
right.
March 20, 2016

Physics
A 5kg block is being pulled on a horizontal frictionless surface. The tension in the string is 30N. What is the total work done on the block as it moves a distance of 10 meters? Thank you very much!
March 20, 2016

math
4:5
March 20, 2016

math
x = ky^3 1 = k*2^3 k = 1/8 now just crank out the answers
March 20, 2016

Math - incomplete
got to know the total number sold. All you've said is that s = 3h you still need s+h = ? Fill in that value and then solve the two equations.
March 19, 2016

Calculus
h=3r, so r = h/3 v = π/3 r^2 h = π/3 (h/3)^2 h = π/27 h^3 dv/dt = π/9 h^2 dh/dt So, plug in your numbers to get dh/dt.
March 19, 2016

Calculus
h=3r, so r = h/3 v = π/3 r^2 h = π/3 (h/3)^2 h = π/27 h^3 dv/dt = π/9 h^2 dh/dt So, plug in your numbers to get dh/dt.
March 19, 2016

Math
oops. 56.4% is $146,094.05
March 19, 2016

Math
multiply 259032 * 0.56 = $145,057.92 Looks like you have a lot of reviewing to do!
March 19, 2016

Math
the equity is the value less any debts. So, it is 367685-108653 = $259,032 Surely you can figure out 56.4% of that number.
March 19, 2016

math
is there a question here? I'm no golf expert, but it seems to me that I've always seen negative numbers as below par.
March 19, 2016

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