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February 6, 2016

Posts by steve

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Maths
the midpoint of the diameter is the center of the circle: (6,4) The radius is half the diameter: 1 (x-6)^2 + (y-4)^2 = 1
January 24, 2016

Mathematics
π^3 = 31.0
January 24, 2016

Maths
maybe all he wanted was confirmation of all his hard work.
January 24, 2016

Math @Afeez
Ahem. 40/(2.5^n-1) = 40*2.5/2.5^n = 100/2.5^n = 100 / (10/4)^n = 100 * (4/10)^n
January 24, 2016

Math
recall that 4^1=4 4^2=16 4^3=64 But, each term is multiplied by 10,1,.1,... = 10^(2-n) so, Tn = 4^n * 10^(2-n) = 100 (4/10)^n
January 24, 2016

Maths
velocity = 2t-t^2 acceleration is dv/dt = 2-2t distance is s = ∫v dt = t^2 - 1/3 t^3 + C Since s(0) = 0, C=0 Now you can answer the questions
January 24, 2016

math/trigo
If the angle is x, then tan x = 22/62 Review your basic trig functions. It will almost always help if you draw a diagram of the situation.
January 24, 2016

Calculus
Review your chain rule: if y = a^u where u is a function of x, then y' = ln(a) a^u u' So, for this one, f'(x) = ln(a) a^(-bx) (-b)
January 24, 2016

Algebra Applications
If Jackie's speed is x, their combined speed is x + x+9 = 2x+9 The cover the 115 miles in 5 hours, so since distance = speed*time, (2x+9)(5) = 115
January 24, 2016

Math
just the reverse. If I ask you how much more 10 is than 3, do you do 3-10?
January 24, 2016

algebra
so, what's te problem? You have the rule, so just start pluggin in values for n: 1,2,3... (a) 4(1)-1,4(2)-1,4(3)-1,... = 3,7,11,... (b) 1^3,2^3,3^3,... = 1,8,27,... and so on for the others
January 24, 2016

Algebra
Normal and <small>small</small> text
January 23, 2016

Calc 1
sin(10π/2) = sin(5π) = 0 the slope of the line joining (1,0) and (2,0) is 0 something is wrong with this picture.
January 23, 2016

Calc 1
you want the points (2, sin10π/2),(1.5, sin10π/1.5) and so on Do not expect the slope of the secant to approach a limit. It will oscillate between values approaching -1 and 1
January 23, 2016

Math
sort of. 3/4 = .75 .75/100 = .0075 so, 3/4% of 75 is .0075 * 75
January 23, 2016

Math
no, because 8/32 is 1/4 How about 9/32, since 1/4=8/32 and 5/16=10/32
January 23, 2016

maths
what about it?
January 23, 2016

maths
well, 8100 = 100*81 = 10^2*9^2 = 10^2*3^4 As you can see, there are now two ways to work with the 10^2, so you'll have to pick one.
January 23, 2016

Math
C'mon, guys - the midpoint has coordinates that are the average of the endpoints. (B) is the obvious answer. 1.5 is midway from -3 to 6 It is 4.5 away from each end.
January 23, 2016

calc 1
it says to start at t=2, not t=0. So, you want the average velocity from 2 to 2.5 y(2) = 28 y(2.5) = 15 so, the average velocity is (15-28)/(2.5-2) = -13/.5 = -26 See http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%28%2846t-16t^2%29-%2846*2-16*2^2%29%29%2F%28t-2%29+for+t%3D2.01%2C2.05%...
January 23, 2016

math
without trying complicated algebraic solutions, you know that 17 = 8+9 = 2^3 + 3^2 Now just check to make sure that also works in the other equation. It does not: 2^3 + 2 + 3^2 + 1 is not 5. If you mean 2^(x+2) + 3^(y+1) = 5 then since 2^1 + 3^1 = 5, x = -1 and y = 0 I can'...
January 23, 2016

math
done below. your eventual solution is correct.
January 22, 2016

Homework for Math
check your text. The way to factor the difference of two cubes is (a^3 - b^3) = (a-b)(a^2+ab+b^2) Here, you have a=x b=2 Simple as that.
January 22, 2016

Physics
no idea. What did you discuss?
January 22, 2016

math
AH FINALLY. If they need 1 4/5 on Wed, then no, 3/4 is not enough.
January 22, 2016

science (chemistry)
first check with google. Just type in your question. The very first reference discusses the topic. For questions of a general nature, online help via google will almost always be faster and more complete than waiting for a tutor.
January 22, 2016

Math
as always, length * width = (3/4)(1/3) = 1/4
January 22, 2016

Math
basically the same incomplete setup as your previous post.
January 22, 2016

pls help me math
Not unless you meant to type (3*6)^(2x)
January 22, 2016

pls help me math
6^(2x) = (6^2)^x = 36^x Now it should be clear
January 22, 2016

math
no idea. How much does it take (x qts) to do the whole job? Whatever that is, do you have 1 2/3 + 1 3/4 + 3/4 >= x ??
January 22, 2016

geometry
think of the main diagonal as the hypotenuse of a right triangle, where the base is the diagonal along the base of the cube, and the height is the height of the cube. Now you can see that the main diagonal has length d = √(4^2+4^2+4^2) = √48
January 22, 2016

calculus 2
for some nice graphing, with scalable axes, go to https://rechneronline.de/function-graphs/ Type in your functions (up to 3 of them). (Type them in, if you copy and paste from the post, the minus sign is really a dash, which the web site does not interpret.) Set the x range ...
January 22, 2016

calculus 2
Pretty straightforward integral. Where do you get stuck? You can always check your answer at wolframalpha.com if you are unsure.
January 22, 2016

calculus 2
Well, you know the tangent line at (1,3) is y-3 = 6(x-1) y = 6x-3 x = (y+3)/6 See the graph at http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=plot+y%3D3x^2%2C+y%3D6x-3 Now, if you integrate along x, you have to split the region at x=1/2, where the lower boundary changes from the x-axis ...
January 22, 2016

pls help me
The >= condition indicates you will need a solid line, because 3x+y = 10 is part of the solution. So, B and D are the only possibilities. Now draw that line. Since you want 3x+y >= 10 you shade the part of the plane above the line, as that's where the sum of 3x+y is ...
January 22, 2016

Algebra
in some cases, yes. If you want to factor it, which two factors of 6 add up to 5?
January 22, 2016

MATH PLS HELP ME
None of those choices. I suspect a typo. If you want to check, just type into the google box 3^(2/3) or any of the choices. You will see that there's no joy. However, 3^(3^2) = 3^9 2^(3^2) = 2^9 3^(3^3) = 9^(3/2) = 27
January 22, 2016

Calculus
well you know that if you think of the solid as a stack of washers of thickness dy, v = ∫[0,8] π(R^2-r^2) dy where R=x=√(100-y^2) and r =6. So, v = ∫[0,8] π(100-y^2-36) dy Looks like your 2nd choice above.
January 22, 2016

Ms sue or damon pls help me with mathhhhhhhhhhhhh
stop whining. You know that a box with dimensions x,y,z has volume xyz. So, just multiply things out. box volume (all dimensions in feet) is v = (7)(3/4)(1/2) = 21/8 = 2.625 ft^3 Now can you figure how many bags that will take?
January 22, 2016

Calculus
as you say, you have to think of the solid as a stack of washers, of thickness dy. So, v = ∫[1,16] π(R^2-r^2) dy where R = 4 and r = x = √y. So, v = ∫[1,16] π(16-y) dy = 225π/2 As a check on your answer, think of the solid as a set of nested ...
January 22, 2016

Math
Not even close. The solid has six surfaces -- three pairs of parallel rectangles. So, the area is 2(7*9 + 7*11 + 9*11) = 478
January 22, 2016

maths
clearly the common difference is 5, from the first two terms. so, m-(k+1) = 5 now, the common ratio tells us that m/(k+1) = 5k/m solving both those equations, we get (k,m) = (4,10) and the terms are 0,5,10,20 and you can see the AP and GP
January 22, 2016

MATH
1 hectare = 10^8 cm^2 so, the thickness is 0.5cm^3 / 10^8 cm^2 = ? cm
January 22, 2016

math
1/5 * 1/3 = 1/15
January 22, 2016

algebra
If x was invested at 3%, then the rest (25000-x) was invested at 5%. So, just add up the interest: .03x + .05(25000-x) = 1100
January 22, 2016

Math
it will be any number with a 3 in the hundred's place. Your answer is just one of them.
January 22, 2016

algebra
x+(66-x) = 3x+6
January 22, 2016

maths
if the roots are a,2a,b then a+2a+b = 7 2a^2b = -36 a*2a + ab + 2ab = 0 or, a(2a+3b) = 0 so, b = -2a/3 Solve those and you find 3,6,-2
January 22, 2016

pre calculus
The tires will turn (218*5280*12)/(25π) times There are 360 degrees per revolution ...
January 21, 2016

pre calculus
Draw a diagram. assuming the line runs along the bottom of the pool, The angle is x, where tan(x) = 9/√(25^2+30^2)
January 21, 2016

Algebra
b(x) = f + rx
January 21, 2016

solid mensuration
since the base is not square, the base angles on unequal sides cannot be the same. So, which side(s) are we talking about? Anyway, once you have decided on the side to pick, the height is s tan30 = s/√3 where s is the length of the base side adjacent to the sloping face.
January 21, 2016

Math
2/6 * 30
January 21, 2016

math
(100)(90)(80) - (100-4)(90-4)(80-4)
January 21, 2016

English
#4 is a prepositional phrase. Even though "to" is used for infinitives, "the library" is not a verb. #6 "source" is a noun #7 "us" cannot be any kind of nominative; it is in the objective case. So, what kind of object is it? #10 better ...
January 21, 2016

mathu
28 * w = 280
January 21, 2016

comparing decimals
well, it has to be a number between 2.80 and 3.40 There's only one of those among the choices.
January 21, 2016

Math
1000oz/2hr * 1c/16oz * 1hr/60min = (1000)/(2*16*60) c/min
January 21, 2016

math help
Nope. 3.66 is the largest of the values, but when using negative numbers, larger values are less than smaller ones. Plot them on the number line. The farther to the left you go, the less the number.
January 21, 2016

history help
google is your friend. Much discussion provided.
January 21, 2016

Science
I think you'd better reconsider your answer. Immunity is internal to the body. Which of the choices is external?
January 21, 2016

physics 1
(1/3)(13ac*43560ft^2/ac)(480ft)(.3048m/ft)^3 = 2.5656*10^6 m^3
January 21, 2016

physics 1
volume in ft^3: (80ft)(22ft)(8ft) Since 1ft = .3048m, volume in m^3 = (80ft*.3048m/ft)... = (80)(22)(8) (.3048)^3 m^3 now do the same with (100cm/m)^3
January 21, 2016

science
find some insulating matter.
January 21, 2016

math i need help
I dunno -- it sure looks like Alg1 to me...
January 21, 2016

English
Seems to me that church bells would become bells of the church. I've only run across long form possessives in Spanish, and the rules are somewhat different there.
January 21, 2016

Calculus
well, you want |tan(x)| = 1 tanx = 1 or -1 you know that tan π/4 = 1 so use that as your reference angle. The rest is easy. . . . right?
January 21, 2016

Algebra
all you have to do is rearrange terms so that the equation is in the form Ax + By = C Can you not figure out how to get the x stuff on the left side?
January 21, 2016

Algebra
1st step: clear the fraction by multiplying by 5: 5y = -2x-3 Now you finish it up.
January 21, 2016

math
the first two walls are 2 tiles wide The third wall is 1 tile wide. Total length is 5+9+2 = 16 ft = 8 tiles long So, if you can use the cut pieces of tile, that's 8x5 = 40 tiles Those are some big tiles!
January 21, 2016

History
or, just click on your name above, and you will get a list of all your questions.
January 21, 2016

Math
good job.
January 21, 2016

Math
1-4 ok #5 you have chosen 48% of 30, not the correct value. Do it like #1.
January 21, 2016

Math
or, picking up at (7a^2 - 7)/(a-1) = 84 7(a-1)(a+1) / (a-1) = 84 7(a+1) = 84 a+1 = 12 a = 11
January 21, 2016

MATHS
1/t = 1/3 - 1/5 now solve for t.
January 21, 2016

math
regardless of the total mass, the proportion is clearly 16:2
January 21, 2016

math
area = 2(24*27+24*10+27*10) the area does not double: original area: 2(xy+xz+yz) new area: 2(2x*2y+2xz+2yz)
January 21, 2016

math
all: 2*2.5^2 + 4*2.5*3.5 to exclude the bottom, subtract 2.5^2 from that total. now compare in whatever way you want.
January 21, 2016

math
if the squares have sides x and y, then 4x+4y = 100 or, x+y=25 x^2+y^2 = 425 My vast experience tells me instantly that 425 = 400 + 25 = 20^2+5^2
January 21, 2016

Math
since time = distance/speed, if the bus's speed is x, then 40/x + 40/(x+20) = 9/10 Now just find x, and x+20
January 20, 2016

Calculus
9cos2x - 27cosx + 18 = 0 9(2cos^2x-1)-27cosx+18 = 0 18cos^2x - 27cosx + 9 = 0 2cos^2x - 3cosx + 1 = 0 (2cosx-1)(cosx-1) = 0 cosx = 1/2 or 1 Take it from there.
January 20, 2016

math
use the law of cosines to get BC, knowing that angle a is 130 degrees. then use the law of sines to get angle B, and then you can figure the bearing of C.
January 20, 2016

graphing linear non proportional relationships usi
visit http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=-0.04^x%2B+12
January 20, 2016

Math
volume of tank is v = π(15^2)(50) depth of water is d = v/(20*40)
January 20, 2016

Pre Algebra
2d = 8r d = 4r now you can play around
January 20, 2016

Pre-calculus
well, you know that the cross-section is x^2 and the length is y, so v = x^2y but, you also know that 4x+y = 300 now you can eliminate y.
January 20, 2016

math
nope. There will be 1/125 of a bag in each snackbag, but that was not the question. 1/25 of the nuts will be in each snackbag, regardless of the original quantity. Unless you garbled the question ...
January 20, 2016

mathematics
is there a question in there somewhere? try typing the expressions in the box at wolframalpha.com and see what you get.
January 20, 2016

Pre-Calc
correct
January 20, 2016

Math
you are going to need a calculator of some kind, unless you want to evaluate 500(1.042^7) - 500 by hand By the way, D is the amount in the account, but it is not the answer to the question.
January 20, 2016

Math
I can factor expressions, but not problems. You want two factors of 42 that differ by 1, so that when you subtract (because of the -42) you have 1 left over: (x+7)(x-6) = 0 Then, the other is (2x+3)(x+2) = 0
January 20, 2016

Math
divide 70 into 7 equal parts, x. Then 4x+3x = 70
January 20, 2016

Maths
subtract and you get e = 2f-13 Now substitute that into either equation to get f. Then you can evaluate e.
January 20, 2016

Math
nope. D is the total amount in the account, but is not the correct answer.
January 20, 2016

Algebra
x = 2y-30, so 2y-30 + y = 90 now you can find y, and then x.
January 20, 2016

math
a slope of 1.25 means that y changes 1.25 as fast as x. The base of the triangle is 7 units long, so the height is 7*1.25 = 8.75 units. (2,2)+(7,8.75) = (9,10.75)
January 20, 2016

Precalculus
well, you know that the vertical distance from (6,1) to y=5 is 4. So, using a 3,4,5 triangle, the two points are 3 horizontal units away from (6,5), at (3,5) and (9,5) If you use your distance formula, you can verify that both of these points are 5 units away from (6,1).
January 20, 2016

maths and science
note that 2=8/4 (8/4)/(125/4) = (8/125) = (2/5)^3 Looks to me like r = 2/5 and there are 4 terms: 125/4, 25/2, 5, 2 the sum is 203/4
January 20, 2016

math
It will take n years, where 1000*.15*n = 100 similarly for the other part.
January 20, 2016

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