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December 18, 2014

Posts by tish


Total # Posts: 50

math
A plane leaves Chicago headed for Los Angeles at 520 mph. One hour later, a second plane leaves Los Angeles headed for Chicago at 620 mph. If the air route from Chicago to Los Angeles is 1800 miles, how long will it take (after the first plane takes off) for the first plane to...
September 11, 2014

math
A motorboat left a harbor and traveled to an island at an average rate of 11 knots. The average speed on the return trip was 10 knots. If the total trip took 4.2 hours, how far is the harbor from the island?
September 11, 2014

math
Running at an average rate of 4 meters per second, a sprinter ran to the end of a track. The sprinter then jogged back to the starting point at an average rate of 2 meters per second. The total time for the sprint and the jog back was 2 minutes 6 seconds. Find the length of ...
September 11, 2014

math
An investment adviser invested $14,000 in two accounts. One investment earned 4% annual simple interest, and the other investment earned 2.5% annual simple interest. The amount of interest earned for 1 year was $458. How much was invested in each account
September 11, 2014

math
What is 1/8 written as another fraction
February 25, 2014

chemistry
How much heat in joules is required to heat a 44g sample of aluminum from 76 F to 148 F?
February 26, 2013

Math
a certain state's lottery game, lotto, is set up so that each player pays $1 per ticket and chooses six different numbers from 1 to 49. if the six numbers chosen match the six numbers drawn each Saturday evening, the player wins the top cash prize. the order in which the ...
November 7, 2012

Chemistry
A 0.105-L sample of an unknown HNO3 solution required 36.9 mL of 0.200 M Ba(OH)2 for complete neutralization. What was the concentration of the HNO3 solution?
October 14, 2012

Chemistry
What is the concentration of a solution made by diluting 95 mL of 6.0 M HCl to a final volume of 750 mL
October 14, 2012

arithmetic
write 14 over 4000 as a decimal
January 29, 2012

calculus
I got it thank you so much it makes much more sense when you help me.
June 28, 2011

calculus
but what would y be?
June 28, 2011

calculus
The point of inflection for graph x^3/3-x^2-3x+7 I cannot seem to find it as stated.
June 28, 2011

Algebraic Expressions
2 / (x-1)^3 + 3 / (x-1)^2 + 4 / x-1 Two of us get 4x^2 - 5x + 3 / (x-1)^3 The book gives 4x^2 - 5x + 3 / (x-1)^3 Can anyone help with this one.
April 30, 2011

Algebra
(55x2)/t
April 27, 2011

Algebra
I forgot to put the x after the 45. And I don't understand what you mean. Sorry. 45x ÷ 6t x 11x Note: I am studying to get my GED's so I can go back to school. I never touched on any of this.
April 27, 2011

Algebra
45 ÷ 6t x 11x I have already posted this question and received an answer. However, brackets weren't used and so still seeking understanding. I was trying to divide 6 into 45 then multiply 11x, but it isn't working out as the book answers. Once again, thank you ...
April 27, 2011

Algebra
it isn't in brackets. 45 ÷ 6t x 11x Thank you so much for your help.
April 27, 2011

Algebra
I am working out of Mathematics Made Simple. I find it very hard to learn from, however, is the only book I have.
April 27, 2011

Algebra
would you be able to explain how this is worked out?
April 27, 2011

Algebra
45x divided by 6t x 11x I have tried to work this out, however, do not understand it at all. The book gives an answer of (55x squared)t. Can anyone explain this to me? Thank you
April 27, 2011

Algebra
(12x + 5t)-(14t-6x) 12x + 5t - 14t -6x ( I get lost here when the -6x changes to +6. Same as this question: (5x + 2z)-(2x - 11z) Can anyone explain this to me? Thank you
April 25, 2011

ratios
The book I am learning from gives an answer of 750 pounds. I am working out of Mathematics Made Simple fifth edition. It doesn't show the work. It shows me one way of doing certain problems and then changes. frusterating? Thank you for your help.
April 21, 2011

ratios
Martha is flying to England for a visit. She intends to exchange her U.S. dollars for English pounds. The exchange rate allows 60 pounds for every 100 U.S. dollars. How many pounds will she get if she exchanges $450 U.S. dollars for pounds? 60:x = 100:450 ( this is how I was ...
April 21, 2011

Percentage Problems
I figured it out. I converted .95 to a fraction. :)
April 21, 2011

Percentage Problems
Find 1/2 of 1% of 190. 190 x .01 = 1.9 1.9/2 = .95 This is what I have been doing. However, the answer is 19/20 and there isn't any explantion. Can anyone help me out with this? Thank you in advanced
April 21, 2011

word problem
It only says a metal frame. Thank you so much for helping me with this so quickly. :)
April 20, 2011

word problem
james has a metal frame with an 8.32 inch perimeter. If the sides are 0.04 inches thick, what is the perimeter of the inside of the frame? 0.04 x 4 + .16 8.32 - .16 = 8.16 But the book gives an answer of 8. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Can any one help me out. The book...
April 20, 2011

math
A British company is sending you measurements for a table to build in your factory. The table top must be 50 cm × 75 cm. Your machine calibrates in inches. Find the size of the table in inches. (1 cm = .39 in)
March 15, 2011

physic
a. is 34.6 so would b) be v=34.6-(9.8)(4.2)
February 23, 2011

physic
A dynamite blast at a quarry launches a rock straight upward, and 2.0 s later it is rising at a rate of 15 m/s. Assuming air resistance has no effect on the rock, calculate its speed (a) at launch and (b)4.2 s after launch
February 23, 2011

physics
A Boeing 747 "Jumbo Jet" has a length of 59.7 m. The runway on which the plane lands intersects another runway. The width of the intersection is 21.3 m. The plane decelerates through the intersection at a rate of 5.33 m/s2 and clears it with a final speed of 38.3 m/s...
February 23, 2011

physics
A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +1.69 m/s2 for 7.18 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 4.55 s with an acceleration of +0.468 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -0.657 m/s2 for 8.38 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat...
February 23, 2011

physics
A diver runs horizontally with a speed of 0.759 m/s off a platform that is 10.0 m above the water. What is his speed just before striking the water
February 23, 2011

Algebra
How many solutions are there to the equation -0.3x^2+25x+16=0, how would you come to this conclusion?
February 13, 2011

physics
no im not using two different names..
February 10, 2011

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 240 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.4 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle è?
February 10, 2011

physics
what would be the smaller angle because 89.76 is the larger angle
February 10, 2011

physics
a rifle that has been ‘sighted in' for a 91.4-meter target. If the muzzle speed of the bullet is v0 = 328 m/s, there are the two possible angles è1 and è2 between the rifle barrel and the horizontal such that the bullet will hit the target. One of these ...
February 10, 2011

physics
Suppose that you loft the ball with an initial speed of 15.0 m/s at an angle of 50.0° the horizontal. At this instant your opponent is 10.0 m away from the ball. He begins moving away from you 0.38 s later, hoping to reach the ball and hit it back at the moment that it is ...
February 10, 2011

physics
An airplane with a speed of 94.9 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 63.2 ° with respect to the horizontal. When the plane's altitude is 743 m, the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point...
February 10, 2011

physics
A diver runs horizontally with a speed of 0.759 m/s off a platform that is 10.0 m above the water. What is his speed just before striking the water?
February 10, 2011

physics
i ask my teacher he said it wasnt right
February 10, 2011

Math
The number of tickets sold each day for an upcoming performance is given by N(x)=-0.5x^2+12x+13, where x is the number of days since the performance was first announced. When will daily ticket sales peak and how many tickets will be sold that day?
February 10, 2011

poetry
Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of
June 29, 2008

English
later and then are what part of speech
April 20, 2008

American History
Explain the politics of consensus
April 18, 2008

please help!!!!!
I need current human rights issues in Canada... and google doesnt help me!! Does anybody have any suggestions? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Reuter's always has news from every country. Here are some to try: 1. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070304/...
March 24, 2007

Biology
In this statement, "Some drugs can be used as muscle relaxants" Identify the neurotransmitters involved and what the drugs are doing at a biological level. Thank you! yea it is
March 20, 2007

spelling
thanks for the help i just had the spelling sheet now
January 16, 2007

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