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Algebra II
Factor: 12x^2+13x-35 I need help on how you would go about doing this. I only understand when 1 is the coefficient for the x^2 term.
December 5, 2012

Physics
A race car travels 110 m/s around a circular track of radius 197 m. The track is banked at 22 degrees from the horizontal with a friction constant of 0.14. What is the magnitude of the resultant force on the 2800 kg driver and his car of the car does not slip?
December 4, 2012

math
A family drives 600 miles in 2 days. The second day they drive 120 miles less than the first day How many miles did they drive the first day?
December 2, 2012

Physics
A 10 ohm resistor is connected in series with a 15 ohm resistor. If this circuit is connected to a 9 volt battery, what will be the resultant current?
November 29, 2012

Algebra II
When I have (2x)^2 2x on the paper the 2x to the right is right after the squared. So its (((2x) squared 2x) squared 2x) squared
November 28, 2012

Algebra II
How would you go about doing this problem? I've tried and with the answer given I still can't figure it out. If anyone could explain it would be greatly appreciated! (((2x)^2 2x)^2 2x)^2
November 28, 2012

Math (5th grade )
Kathy's mom has made a batch of lemon bars. Her treats are in a rectangular pan that measures 12" x 8". She will cut a vertical and horizontal live every 2 inches along the length and width of the pan. How many bars will each person receive
November 27, 2012

Physics
Carrying household appliances can be very difficult due to the weight and size. Some movers place the appliance on a dolly and move it around, however this can cause damage to floors, and it also does not work on stairs. A new technique is to utilize moving straps. These allow...
November 25, 2012

Physics
You are the designer of a school bus and would like to know what the maximum stopping distance is that will ensure the students to remain in their seats. The coefficient of static friction for the passenger and the bus seat is .5, and the coefficient of kinetic friction for ...
November 25, 2012

Physics
Two people push on a box that has a mass of 10kg, the person on the right has a mass of 86kg and applies a horizontal force of 50N. The person on the left has a mass of 45kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is .2, the coefficient of static ...
November 25, 2012

Physics
Two blocks, (Mass of block 1 = 2.3kg, Mass of block 2 = 1.2kg), are in contact on a frictionless table. If a horizontal force of 3.2N is applied to the larger block, what is the acceleration of the smaller block. Describe all external forces that are acting on the two blocks
November 25, 2012

Physics
You have setup an experiment with two 50g masses attached to strings that are connected on opposite sides of a scale that measures weight in Newtons. a.) What is the reading on the scale? b.) The whole system is now moving to the left at a speed of 10m/s. What is the reading ...
November 25, 2012

Physics
Two blocks, (Mass of block 1 = 2.3kg, Mass of block 2 = 1.2kg), are in contact on a frictionless table. If a horizontal force of 3.2N is applied to the larger block, what is the acceleration of the smaller block. Describe all external forces that are acting on the two blocks
November 25, 2012

Physics
Two people push on a box that has a mass of 10kg, the person on the right has a mass of 86kg and applies a horizontal force of 50N. The person on the left has a mass of 45kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is .2, the coefficient of static ...
November 25, 2012

Physics
You are the designer of a school bus and would like to know what the maximum stopping distance is that will ensure the students to remain in their seats. The coefficient of static friction for the passenger and the bus seat is .5, and the coefficient of kinetic friction for ...
November 25, 2012

Physics
Anyone?
November 25, 2012

Physics
Carrying household appliances can be very difficult due to the weight and size. Some movers place the appliance on a dolly and move it around, however this can cause damage to floors, and it also does not work on stairs. A new technique is to utilize moving straps. These allow...
November 25, 2012

Physics
Police examine the scene of an accident involving two cars, which is parked. The skid marks of the moving car, which nearly came to a stop before the collision, is 80 meters long. The coefficient of kinetic friction between rubber and the pavement is about .80. Estimate the ...
November 25, 2012

Math Ms. Sue
What is the slope of the line that passes through (-12.5,3.2)(-15.5,-7.2)? I think the answer is: -10.4/-3.5. Not sure on this one
November 19, 2012

Math Ms. Sue
What is the slope of the line that passes through (3/5,-2)(-6,2/9)? I don't even have a good guess at this one. Thanks.
November 19, 2012

Math Ms. Sue
What is the slope of the line that passes through (3/5,-2)(-6,2/9)? I don't even have a good guess at this one. Thanks.
November 19, 2012

Math
What is the slope of the line that passes through (3/5,-2)(-6,2/9)? I don't even have a good guess at this one. Thanks.
November 19, 2012

Math Ms. sue
What is the slope of the line that passes through (-12.5,3.2)(-15.5,-7.2)? I think the answer is: -10.4/-3.5. Not sure on this one.
November 19, 2012

Math
What is the slope of the line that passes through (-12.5,3.2)(-15.5,-7.2)? I think the answer is: -10.4/-3.5. Not sure on this one.
November 19, 2012

Math Ms. sue
What is the slope of the line that passes through (5,8)(17,2)? I think the answer is: -1/2 (1 over 2)
November 19, 2012

Math
What is the slope of the line that passes through (5,8)(17,2)? I think the answer is: -1/2 (1 over 2)
November 19, 2012

calculus
okay i need to find the derivative of f(x)=cosπ(x^2) and if you could show steps it would be GREATLY appreciated. thank you so much!
November 14, 2012

calculus
Hey, thank you so much! you did help! the second is x squared.. sorry for no being clear
November 13, 2012

calculus
okay i need to find the derivative of f(x)=πsin2x and f(x)=cosπx^2 ---------------- π is pi and if you could show steps it would be GREATLY appreciated. thank you so much!
November 13, 2012

Physics
Traveling at a speed of 20.0 m/s, the driver of an automobile suddenly locks the wheels by slamming on the brakes. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and the road is 0.540. What is the speed of the automobile after 1.11 s have elapsed? Ignore the effects of ...
November 13, 2012

Physics
A 96.6-kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is the apparent weight when the elevator is (a) accelerating upward with an acceleration of 1.79 m/s2, (b) moving upward at a constant speed, and (c) accelerating downward with an acceleration of 1.14 m/s2?
November 13, 2012

Physics
An airplane has a mass of 2.04 × 104 kg and takes off under the influence of a constant net force of 2.18 × 104 N. What is the net force that acts on the plane's 86.0-kg pilot?
November 13, 2012

Math
How do I begin to simplify this? 3x/(4x-5y)=6ay-14b
November 12, 2012

Physics
Object A is moving due east, while object B is moving due north. They collide and stick together in a completely inelastic collision. Momentum is conserved. Object A has a mass of mA = 17.9 kg and an initial velocity of = 8.82 m/s, due east. Object B, however, has a mass of mB...
November 4, 2012

math
If half the batch of 6,000 vials are contaminated, what is the probability of finding no contaminated vials if only two vials are selected from the total amount produced?
November 1, 2012

physical
You are on a train that is traveling at 3.0 m/s along a level straight track. Very near and parallel to the track is a wall that slopes upward at a 12° angle with the horizontal. As you face the window ( 0.715 m high, 2.29 m wide) in your compartment, the train is moving ...
October 28, 2012

Physics
The drawing shows two frictionless inclines that begin at ground level (h = 0 m) and slope upward at the same angle θ. One track is longer than the other, however. Identical blocks are projected up each track with the same initial speed v0. On the longer track the block ...
October 28, 2012

Physics
The drawing shows two frictionless inclines that begin at ground level (h = 0 m) and slope upward at the same angle θ. One track is longer than the other, however. Identical blocks are projected up each track with the same initial speed v0. On the longer track the block ...
October 24, 2012

chemistry
A 25.00 mL solution of potassium nitrate (KNO3) was diluted to 125.0 mL, and 25.00 mL of this solution were then diluted to 1.000 103 mL. The concentration of the final solution is 0.00421 M. Calculate the concentration of the original solution.
October 1, 2012

Physics
A man in an elevator is 79kg. The elevator itself is 860kg. As the elevator begins to move down, a scale the man is standing on reads 437N. How do I determine the acceleration of the elevator? (I tried dividing the force of the man by his mass, it was incorrect)
September 27, 2012

Grade 11 Math
Here's the question: You are attending a very loud concert. To avoid permanent ear damage, you decide to move farther from the stage. Sound intensity is given by the formula: I = k/d squared K= constant D = distance from the listener to the source of sound. Determine an ...
September 25, 2012

pre algebra
What is the rule for this pattern? 1,negative 2,4, negative 5,7,negative8. Thanks
September 23, 2012

math
Radius of a circle with a sector area of 3 square ft determined by a central angle 1/4 radian
August 27, 2012

math
complete the square 16x-12y=4y^2+1
August 25, 2012

Math add a bit of clarity
The * is showing a multiplication sign. The number before / is the numerator and after is the denominator. This has to do with proportions and cross products but I am not understanding the rules/principles here.
August 25, 2012

Math
Given the formula Xc=1/6.28fC, find C if Xc =500 and f=2000. What are the rules that take me from 500/1 = 1/6.28*2000*C to the next step of: C=1*1/500*6.28*2000 ?
August 25, 2012

Calculus
Is the answer 2.25 v
August 21, 2012

Calculus
A 15.2-F capacitor has an initial voltage of 2.00 V. It is charged with a current given by i=tã5=t^2. Find the voltage across the capacitor at 1.75 seconds.
August 21, 2012

Math
I think the answer is 2.25V.
August 21, 2012

English
You've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. What type of language should you use in the invitation?
August 3, 2012

geometry
how do you find the perimeter of a triangle, longest side is 48cm, line down the middle is 8 and the sides are both 10.
July 25, 2012

Math Gr12 (advanced functions)
A tower that is 65m high makes an obtuse angle with the ground. The vertical distance from the top of the tower to the ground is 59m. What obtuse angle does the tower make with the ground?
July 16, 2012

Chemistry
Sorry, if I wasn't very clear. I've tried both acid and HCl for the 1st blank and borax and base for the 2nd blank, but still wrong. end point is right though!
July 5, 2012

Chemistry
This is a lab called Enthalpy and Entropy of Borax Dissolution and I just can't seem to get the right answers... Please help me fill in the blanks The _____ (acid/HCl?)is placed in the buret and the ____ (base/borax?) is placed in the flask beneath the buret. For this ...
July 5, 2012

Physics
which has the greater average speed: a car that travels from milepost 35 to milepost 40 in 5 minutes, or one that travels from milepost 68 to milepost 78 in 10 minutes?
July 1, 2012

algebra
Bob had three 10' lengths of conduit. If he used a total of 13.75' of conduit to install a motor, how much total conduit does he have left?
June 28, 2012

physics
A comet orbits the Sun with a period of 72.8 yr. (a) Find the semimajor axis of the orbit of the comet in astronomical units (1 AU is equal to the semimajor axis of the Earth's orbit). (b) If the comet is 0.55 AU from the Sun at perihelion, what is its maximum distance ...
June 28, 2012

Physics
I'm supposed to get 3.21e-07 N.
June 26, 2012

Physics
A carefully designed experiment can measure the gravitational force between masses of 9 kg. Given that the density of iron is 7860 kg/m3, what is the gravitational force between two 9.00-kg iron spheres that are touching in N?
June 26, 2012

physics
I see, so that's where I messed up. Thank you once again. I get 85.3 N now.
June 22, 2012

physics
Does θ equal 0.5981 degree and W equal 1.58 m? This is what I'm doing to solve for tension: 1) 1.13T=mg(W/2)cos(θ) 2) 1.13T=(20.8)(9.81) x (1.58/2cos(0.5981)) 3) 1.13T= 1.61.1891373 4) T= 142.6452543 = 143 N Am I calculating something wrong? Am I solving for the ...
June 22, 2012

physics
Yes. However, I think I hit a wrong number on my calculator before. I still get around 142.6, though.
June 22, 2012

physics
Sorry I let my friend use my laptop and he must have typed in his into Jiskha. It's still Tim. Sorry for the confusion.
June 22, 2012

physics
I'm also confused as to why the angle θ is 0.5981. I thought I had to use arctan(1.13/141) which gives me a 38.9 degree angle.
June 22, 2012

physics
When I try balancing the forces, I end up with T = mg, which gives me an answer which is over twice the correct answer.
June 22, 2012

physics
A trapdoor on a stage has a mass of 20.8 kg and a width of 1.58 m (hinge side to handle side). The door can be treated as having uniform thickness and density. A small handle on the door is 1.41 m away from the hinge side. A rope is tied to the handle and used to raise the ...
June 22, 2012

Physics
I was able to figure this one out with a related question. Thank you!
June 19, 2012

Physics
A thin uniform rod (length = 1.3 m, mass = 3.2 kg) is pivoted about a horizontal frictionless pin through one of its ends. The moment of inertia of the rod through this axis is (1/3)mL2. The rod is released when it is 50° below the horizontal. What is the angular ...
June 19, 2012

Trigonometry
When viewing Angel Falls (the world's highest waterfall) from Observation Platform A, located on the same level as the bottom of the waterfall, we calculate the angle of elevation to the top of the waterfall to be 69.30°. From Observation Platform B, which is located ...
June 16, 2012

Physics
A system consists of two particles. Particle 1 with mass 2.0 kg is located at (2.0 m, 6.0 m) and has a velocity of (3.1 m/s, 2.6 m/s). Particle 2 with mass 4.5 kg is located at (4.0 m, 1.0 m) and has a velocity of (1.1 m/s, 0.6 m/s). Determine the position and the velocity of ...
June 11, 2012

College Algebra
A gardener wants to fence in her plot in two equal rectangular sections. If she has 120 yards of fence and the area of the entire plot is 384 yd 2, find the possible dimensions in yards of the garden.
May 29, 2012

chemistry
determine the energy needed to cool 10 grams of H2O from 110 degrees C to -10 degrees C?
May 24, 2012

chemistry
determine the energy needed to raise the temperature of 10 grams of H2O from 25 degrees C to 75 degrees C?
May 24, 2012

UoA
356 Cal to kilowatt-hours
May 23, 2012

Chemistry 2B - UC Davis
Now calculate Kb the base dissociation constant for [C2H3O2-], acetate anion, for each of your trials from the concentrations of species at the equivalence point. Report 3 significant figures, e.g. 5.97E-10.
May 11, 2012

Physics- Final exam review
A proton with kinetic energy 100 keV is moving in a plane perpindicular to a uniform magnetic field of magnitude 2.3 T. Find the radius of its orbit. Not sure what equation to use or how to solve
April 29, 2012

Physics- Final exam help
A proton with kinetic energy 100 keV is moving in a plane perpindicular to a uniform magnetic field of magnitude 2.3 T. Find the radius of its orbit. Not sure what equation to use or how to solve.
April 29, 2012

math
two-thirds of a number, decreased by thirty-six, is at most twenty-two. Find the number.
April 25, 2012

physics
The red laser light used in supermarket scanners has a wavelength of 633 x 10-9 m. (This is 633 nanometers, 633 nm). Find the frequency of the red laser light.
April 16, 2012

Math
You have equally likely chance of choosing any number from 1 to 10. What is the probability that you choose a number greater than 6?
April 15, 2012

physical science
a hammer falls off a rooftop and strikes the ground with a certain kinetic energy. if it fell from a roof twice as tall, how would its kinetic energy compare? explain
March 29, 2012

College Physics
An electron with a speed of 1.9 × 107 m/s moves horizontally into a region where a constant vertical force of 5.4 × 10-16 N acts on it. The mass of the electron is 9.11 × 10-31 kg. Determine the vertical distance the electron is deflected during the time it ...
March 28, 2012

Maths
There are two trains. The first train is travelling at 52 km/h. The second train is travelling at 68 km/h. It takes 9 seconds for the second train to pass the first train. How long is the second train?
March 28, 2012

Biology
If nonessential amino acids are missing from the diet, can essential amino acids be substituted in the protein? I would appreciate some help with this one-thank you
March 24, 2012

biology
Traits like human height and skin color shows a wide range of phenotypes, as opposed to just two ot three. From the standpoints of genese and alleles, explain why is this so.
March 19, 2012

MATH
74.25
March 17, 2012

geometry
Two similar solids have a scale factor of 3:5. If the height of solid I is 3 cm, find the height of solid II. If the surface area of I is 54pi cm squared, find the surface area of II. If the volume of II is 250pi cubed, find the volume of I
March 13, 2012

math
85%of36145
March 9, 2012

stats
The vice-president of a business firm has reviewed the records of the finn's personnel and found that 70% of the employees read The Wall Street Journal. If the vice-president was to choose 12 employees at random,what is the probability that the number of these employees ...
March 1, 2012

Physics
A bag of blood with a density of 1050 kg/m3 is raised 1.37 m higher than the level of a patient’s arm. How much greater is the blood pressure at the patient’s arm than it would be if the bag were at the same height as the arm? Assume there is no change in drip speed ...
February 28, 2012

stats
please help How do you construct a pay of table?????? . Dr. Mike Adams, a local brain surgeon, believes there is a lot of money to be made renting apartments to students here in Alamosa. He is considering constructing one, two, or possibly three apartment complexes, each of ...
February 27, 2012

math
I want to put a 3ft wide walk around a 10ft by 15 ft pool. What is the perimeter around the figure including the path?
February 27, 2012

STATS
The vice-president of a business firm has reviewed the records of the firm's personnel and found that 70% of the employees read The Wall Street Journal. If the vice president was to choose 12 employees at random, what is the probability that the number of these employees ...
February 27, 2012

stats
. Each week during the first half of the semester, a sample of 50 students was polled to determine how many of them had their homework done before class. The following arc the results of the weekly polls: Week # # of students with homework done 1 1 2 8 3 12 4 14 5 22 6 30 7 25...
February 26, 2012

stats
20. The sponsor of a local soccer tournament is responsible for writing an article for the local paper announcing the 151, 2nd, and3rdplacewinners. If10teamsareinvitedtothe tournament, and the sponsor wanted to get the article written in advance so it can go out in the next ...
February 26, 2012

statistics
12. A statistics student received a grade of 85 on a statistics midterm. If the corresponding z score equaled +1.50, and the standard deviation equaled 7, what was the average grade on this exam? a. 95.5 b. 74.5 c. 78.0 d. Cannot determine without knowing how many took the ...
February 26, 2012

stats
if one can choose any six of 40 numbers, in any order, to play a state lottery game, how many different arrangments are possible?
February 26, 2012

physics
A pitched ball is hit by a batter at a 45° angle and just clears the outfield fence, 90 m away. Assume that the fence is at the same height as the pitch and find the velocity of the ball when it left the bat. Neglect air resistance.
February 25, 2012

physics
A ball rolls with a speed of 6.4 m/s toward the edge of a table that is 0.7 m above the floor. The ball rolls off the table. a. Find the magnitude of the balls velocity when it hits the floor. m/s b. At what angle, measured from the horizontal, will the ball's velocity ...
February 25, 2012

Physics resistance question
No drop
February 21, 2012

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