# Posts by steve

Total # Posts: 49,504

**Math**

what, you can't solve 4x+8 = 0 ??

*January 16, 2017*

**Math**

momentum is not measured in kg.

*January 16, 2017*

**Algebra**

(0.8-3.4)/(2007-1972) = -2.6/35 = -0.074 (hc/mile)/year if you want a % yearly rate, then that would be -0.77%/year

*January 16, 2017*

**Math**

Not quite sure what the "at 50m" means. Also, knowing the other stake is 65m from the end of the pond does no good. Now, if the two stakes are at the ends of the pond, and the given distances are as measured from the observation point, then the distance between the ...

*January 16, 2017*

**Algebra**

use the number of tickets, and the total income: s = 2a 10a+6s = 3300

*January 16, 2017*

**math**

because there was no bounce at first - just a drop. When it hits the ground for the 5th time, it has made a single 3-foot drop, and then 4 round-trip bounces.

*January 16, 2017*

**maths trigonometry**

you have the formulae. What do you get?

*January 16, 2017*

**Math**

yes, except 30*100 = 3000

*January 16, 2017*

**math**

n = k/(y^2-1) So, n(y^2-1) = k, a constant. You want n such that n(5^2-1) = 24(10^2-1) 24n = 24*99 n = 99

*January 16, 2017*

**Math**

Newton's method converges rapidly. If you don't have calculus, then there are other methods, such a bisection. f(x) = 6x + 12 + 2cosx Start off with the interval (-3,-1) and find f at the midpoint: -2 f(-2) = 6(-2)+12+2cos(-2) = -0.832 So, f=0 occurs in (-2,-1). f(-1.5...

*January 16, 2017*

**Math**

As I recall, (a) ?x P(x) means "there exists an x such that P)x) is true. So, in this case, that wold be P(-2) V P(-1) V P(0) V P(1) V P(2) Hmmm. Not sure what (c) ? ¬P(x) means. There exists "not P(x)"? Is that the same as ?x ¬P(x), that is there exist ...

*January 16, 2017*

**Vector Calculus**

Take a look at your previous post. See whether my solution makes any sense, and whether I interpreted things correctly.

*January 16, 2017*

**Calculus**

Just a note on #3 even though ?x^2 dx = x^3/3 ?cos^2(x) dx is NOT cos^3(x)/3 cos^2(x) = 1/2 (1+cos(2x)) since cos(2x) = 2cos^2(x) - 1 Thus, ?cos^2(x) dx = x/2 + 1/4 sin(2x)

*January 16, 2017*

**Calculus**

using discs of thickness dx, v = ?[0,2] ?r^2 dx where r=y=x^3 v = ?[0,2] ?(x^3)^2 dx = ?[0,2] ?x^6 dx = 128?/7 using shells of thickness dy, v = ?[0,8] 2?rh dy where r=y and h=2-x = 2-?y v = ?[0,8] 2?y(2-?y) dy = 128?/7

*January 16, 2017*

**Calculus**

#3 3. Use the washer method to find the volume of the solid that is generated by rotating the region in the first quadrant bounded above by y = cosx and on the right x = pi/2 about the line y=2 My work: pi((4(pi/2) - ((2-(cos(pi/2))^3)/3) My Answer: 11.36 v = ?[0,?/2] ?(R^2-r^...

*January 16, 2017*

**Calculus**

#2 This time, our discs are of thickness dy, so v = ?[0,2] ?r^2 dy where r=x = 3y/2 v = ??[0,2] (3y/2)^2 dy = 6? checking with shells, v = ?[0,3] 2?rh dx where r=x and h=2-y = 2 - 2x/3 v = ?[0,3] 2?x(2 - 2x/3) dx = 4?/3 ?[0,3] 3x-x^2 dx = 6? Your answer, 72?/12 = 6? is correct.

*January 16, 2017*

**Calculus**

#1 Zero? Really? That did not see strange to you? Too bad you didn't show your original integral. The graphs intersect at (-1,1) and (1,1). Since the area of a disc is ?r^2, the volume of a disc of thickness dx is ?r^2 dx. So, your integral should be v = ?[-1,1] ?(R^2-r^2...

*January 16, 2017*

**Algebra**

Nice work. I'd have changed things a bit here: Your system become: a * ( r ^ 2 - 1 ) = 12 a * r * ( r ^ 2 - 1 ) = 36 Divide the bottom by the top to get r = 36/12 = 3 a*8 = 12 a = 3/2

*January 15, 2017*

**Algebra**

ar^2 = a+12 ar^3 = ar+36

*January 15, 2017*

**calculas**

well, (a)(i) 4/(6-6.9) = 4/-.9 = -4.44 mPQ = (-4-(-4.444))/(7-6.9) = .444/.1 = 4.444 similarly for the other points (b) I expect you will guess m=4 (c) now you have a point and a slope, so the line is y+4 = 4(x-7)

*January 15, 2017*

**vector calculus**

The unit vectors are just the vectors perpendicular to the cylindrical surface. r^ points radially outward ?^ points tangent to the planar circle z^ points upward To convert to Cartesian vectors, r^ = cos? i + sin? j ?^ = -sin? i + cos? j z^ = z^ You have V = rrˆ + r^3 ...

*January 15, 2017*

**vector calculus**

Not sure what the R 3 means, but the transformation is just the usual polar-Cartesian we all know and love: x = r cos? y = r sin? z = z

*January 15, 2017*

**Math**

Hmmm. The statements are an exercise to see whether you can correctly evaluate and compare the expressions. Note that once a true condition has been found, the value of x changes, and the following statement works with a new value. There is no positive number such that x^2 = 5...

*January 15, 2017*

**Math**

Just work them. For example (a) is 3^2 = 5^3? No Some of the conditions will match, and then you can do the assignment. The last assignment done will be the new value for x.

*January 15, 2017*

**Math**

no idea. what was his cost? But, 2000/3600 = 5/9 So, he would have lost 4/9 of his previous sale value.

*January 15, 2017*

**Pre Calc**

This is a typical 3-circle Venn diagram. When you fill in the areas, the question should be easy. Start with the central 3-circle intersection. That is 4. ...

*January 15, 2017*

**Math**

10x+12=32

*January 15, 2017*

**math**

that's "lead" not led. The area of a disc of diameter d is pi/4 d^2. So, the area of the lead cross-section is pi/4 (2.4^2 - 2.2^2) = 0.723 cm^2 So, the mass of the lead is volume * density, or 0.723cm^2 * 350cm * 4g/cm^3 = 1012.2g

*January 15, 2017*

**mathematics**

hey! where's john? If you did the question and can find the value of x, then what do you want? As for me, I can find no value of x which works.

*January 15, 2017*

**mathematics**

and . . .

*January 15, 2017*

**Algebra2**

If you mean f(x) = 2x^2+x-3 then f(g) = 2g^2+g-3 = 2(x-1)^2+(x-1)-3 = 2x^2-3x-2

*January 14, 2017*

**Algebra2**

f(x)2x^(2)+x-3 g(x)=x-1 Perform the indicated operation, then find the domain (f*g)(x)

*January 14, 2017*

**Education**

Thank you very much

*January 14, 2017*

**Education**

The single best way to increase your income is to get an education. Why? 1- You automatically make more money if you are educated. 2- You automatically get promotions if you are educated. 3- You can obtain jobs that have higher starting salaries. 4- You will automatically ...

*January 14, 2017*

**Calculas**

x?¹-1 = 1/x - 1 = (1-x)/x So, your fraction is just (1-x)/x ---------- = -1/x x-1

*January 14, 2017*

**Physisc**

A 12 kg mass initially moving at 4 m/s is acted upon by a 120 N constant force. What is the final speed of the mass?

*January 14, 2017*

**Applied calculus**

the other dimension is (2000-2x)/2 = 1000-x I assume you know how to express the area of a rectangle.

*January 14, 2017*

**Calculus**

see related questions below.

*January 14, 2017*

**Math**

looks ok to me.

*January 14, 2017*

**math**

W = kL That is, W/L is constant. So, you want W such that W/14 = 105/7

*January 14, 2017*

**math**

what do you mean by A=50? A is an angle of ABC. Same for P P is a point. What do you mean by "find P"? If you want lengths of sides given the lengths of bisectors, then review the angle bisector theorem.

*January 14, 2017*

**Arithmetic progression**

"sum" not "some" Assuming you meant had she got 3 more in maths and 4 marks less in science I tried m+s = 28 (m+3)(s-4) = 180 If that's what you meant, then just solve for m and s.

*January 14, 2017*

**Maths**

the length+width must be 8. So, how many pairs of numbers add to 8? 1+7 2+6 ...

*January 14, 2017*

**physics**

The somewhat vague requirements give rise to the following equations of motion: a = 2/3 v + (2/3)t = 25 vt + (1/3)t^2 = B-A or 25t - 1/3 t^2 = B-A Without knowing how long it took to get from A to B (only knowing that it is less than 75/2 seconds - why?), that's all we can...

*January 14, 2017*

**Algebra**

-1375 + 450 = ?

*January 13, 2017*

**Algebra**

you should recognize those numbers as perfect squares.

*January 13, 2017*

**Calculus**

well, f'(Ø) = 2secØ tanØ + sec^2Ø = sec^2Ø(2tanØ cosØ + 1) = sec^2Ø(2sinØ+1) f'(Ø)=0 when sinØ = -1/2 Now, what else is a critical number?

*January 13, 2017*

**Calculus**

Think about what you know about the shape of |x| functions. They have a cusp, where the slope is discontinuous.

*January 13, 2017*

**Precalc**

when cos(pi/6 (t+2)) = -1 That is, where pi/6 (t+2) = pi

*January 13, 2017*

**Algebra 1**

try this: http://calc101.com/webMathematica/long-divide.jsp

*January 13, 2017*

**Calculus**

check your text or google to review what differentiable means.

*January 13, 2017*

**Algebra**

1 ok 2 is 7 < 3? 3 "<" means less

*January 13, 2017*

**math**

2x-4 = x+11

*January 13, 2017*

**maths**

well, there will be two days that occur 53 times. So, ...

*January 13, 2017*

**dynamics of rigid bodies**

I'll assume you meant s = 5t^2 + 1/3t^3 -1/50t^4 so, v = 10t + t^2 - 2/25 t^3 max v occurs when v'=0, so a = 10 + 2t - 6/25 t^2 So, find t when a=0, and then figure v at that value of t. max acceleration is when a'=0 a' = 2 - 12/25 t

*January 13, 2017*

**math**

15% of original, (.15*24000) or 15% off original ((1-.15)*24000) ??

*January 12, 2017*

**Calculus**

h = u/v h' = (u'v-uv')/v^2 Now just let u = 3x+2 v = x^2-5 Now each step is easy.

*January 12, 2017*

**Riddle**

well, you said her mom kept 6

*January 12, 2017*

**pre-algebra**

depends on what you mean by solve the question. Drawing a graph is one way to illustrate the relation between x and y. Another way is to fill in a table of matching values. Pick values for x and calculate the matching y values. Other questions might be to determine the axis ...

*January 12, 2017*

**math**

it is an odd function, so it is symmetric about (0,0)

*January 12, 2017*

**Geometry**

just use the distance formula.

*January 12, 2017*

**Precalculus**

well, every 2pi brings theta back to the same point, so ...

*January 12, 2017*

**math unit 7 test**

it should be clear that the inside of the arch cannot be covered by another arch.

*January 12, 2017*

**math**

ask google many many discussions

*January 12, 2017*

**Math**

5 ...

*January 12, 2017*

**Graphing in the coordinate plane unit test**

try google on some key topics...

*January 12, 2017*

**algebra**

try here. It shows all the steps. http://calc101.com/webMathematica/long-divide.jsp

*January 12, 2017*

**Mathematical measurement**

sure looks like 5:12 to me

*January 12, 2017*

**Computing**

n=1 s=1 for (i=1;i<=5;i++) { print s; n += 2; s += n }

*January 12, 2017*

**Computing**

depends on what information you want No idea what the "output of a triangle" is

*January 12, 2017*

**C**

add the numbers and divide by 10. If they are in an array called n, then sum=0 for (i=0 to 9) sum += n[i] avg = sum/10

*January 12, 2017*

**math**

4x-6 = x+15

*January 12, 2017*

**Physical science**

use the lengths as the legs of a right triangle. But, if the are not acting perpendicularly, you're out of luck.

*January 12, 2017*

**math8**

-9p-17=10 -9p = 27 p = -3 too bad you didn't bother to show your work.

*January 12, 2017*

**math**

the roots of D^2-6D+3 are -3±?6

*January 12, 2017*

**Maths**

5*9 = 45

*January 12, 2017*

**Maths**

what are two small factors of 45?

*January 12, 2017*

**Linear Algebra**

google the topic. You will find many good discussions, such as this one: http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/584132/proof-of-linear-independence-of-vectors-after-applying-a-linear-transformation

*January 12, 2017*

**Math**

us the law of cosines. You have two sides and the included angle.

*January 12, 2017*

**Algebra 2 check my answer please?**

500*2^(t/16) = 800 2*(t/16) = 1.6 t/16 log2 = log 1.6 t/16 = log1.6/log2 = 0.67807 t = 10.849

*January 12, 2017*

**Algebra**

what, you can't just plug in the number and find t? 0.81t^2 = 3 t^2 = 3/.81 = 3.7037 t = 1.9245

*January 12, 2017*

**math**

3*(2*6 + 2*8)

*January 12, 2017*

**sdsdd**

91/100

*January 12, 2017*

**4th grade math**

well, 5+15 = 20

*January 12, 2017*

**Calculus**

forget the integral. It's not elementary. besides, no one asked what f(x) was. The question was, where does it achieve its minimum value?

*January 11, 2017*

**Math**

e^(-?i) = cos(-?)+ i sin(-?) = -1

*January 11, 2017*

**Algebra**

it's the same as the number of ways to permute 2 of 3 things: 3P2 = 6

*January 11, 2017*

**Math**

c^2 = a^2+b^2 a = 1/2 bh If the perp from B to AC is BD, then using similar triangles, BD/AB = BC/AC

*January 11, 2017*

**Math**

assuming you meant speed (since the average velocity is zero after every lap!) You are correct. The distance covered is 352*1.5 Since it took four hours, the average speed is 352*1.5/4 mi/hr You can use the derivative if you insist, but since this is apparently a linear ...

*January 11, 2017*

**math**

y-1 = 3(x+2) y-1 = 3x+6 y = 3x+7 -7 = 3x-y 3x-y = -7 Looks like (A) to me

*January 11, 2017*

**math**

the slope is 3, so the point-slope form is y-1 = 3(x+2) or y-10 = 3(x-1) Now just massage that into one of the choices.

*January 11, 2017*

**IPC**

98 * 1.49/9.8

*January 11, 2017*

**Maths**

since their longitude differs by 180°, the lie on the same great circle, which passes through both poles. It would have been more challenging to prove that they lie on a slanted great circle.

*January 11, 2017*

**Science**

50m/2.8s = 50/2.8 m/s = ...

*January 11, 2017*

**Calculus Please Help**

Assuming the x values for the table are 1,2,3,4 then d/dx g(f(2x)) = g'(f(2x)) * f'(2x) * 2 = g'(f(2)) * f'(2) * 2 = g'(1) * 2 * 2 = 5*2*2 = 20 consider something like y = e^sin(2x) y'(x) = e^sin(2x) * cos(2x) * 2

*January 11, 2017*

**Calculus**

looks good to me

*January 11, 2017*

**Calculus**

Hmmm. h is constant at 12, so V = ?r^2h = 12?r^2 dV = 24?r dr ...

*January 11, 2017*

**Math parallel lines and angles**

no diagrams visible here. Just recall what you know about alternate angles and adjacent angles of transversals.

*January 11, 2017*

**Angle Math Help!**

well, you could always consider the 5-12-13 right triangle.

*January 11, 2017*

**Geometry**

I don't see how YO can divide the square. It just goes from a side to the center.

*January 11, 2017*