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In an interview of 50 math majors, 12 liked calculus and geometry 18 liked calculus but not algebra 4 liked calculus, algebra and geometry 25 liked calculus 15 liked geometry 10 liked algebra but neither calculus nor geometry 2 liked geometry and algebra but not calculus. Of ...
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 8:45pm by Anita

come on. even without calculus you know that the vertex is at (3,-1). With calculus, f' = 2x-6, and f is increasing where f' > 0
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 10:31pm by Anonymous

8. In an interview of 50 math majors, 12 liked calculus and geometry 18 liked calculus but not algebra 4 liked calculus, algebra, and geometry 25 liked calculus 15 liked geometry 10 liked algebra but neither calculus nor geometry 2 liked geometry and algebra but not calculus. ...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 9:02pm by poo

Calculus I
This post was also placed at freemathhelp, on the calculus board with titled, "Calculus I". No work is shown at either location. Sad.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 4:53pm by Mark

What is the use of Calculus? How is it use in jobs? What jobs use Calculus? Calculus is used in engineering, economics, any physical science, and in business (e.g., actuary studies and statistics).
Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 9:27pm by Anonymous

This is not calculus,it is beginning algebra. What is the point of labeling it calculus?
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:14pm by bobpursley

I am too embarassed to ask this Calculus (really pre-calculus) question in tutoring, because I know I should know. Is the inverse of f(x)=3x-1 actually f(x)=1/3x+1? How do I find it? What if it asks the same equation replaced with f to the -1 power (x)? I think I know how the ...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 10:38pm by Molly

Algebra 2
You have titled the post "algebra 2". Does that mean that you have done calculus, or should the solution be without calculus? We usually solve maximization problems by linear programming or calculus. However, this problem can also be solved by tabulation without using calculus...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 10:33pm by MathMate

Physics (Please)
Newton ponder all this, and had to invent calculus to explain what was happening. Hold your questions until calculus, you will get the answer there. Work is in calculus terms, the integral of force *dx integrated over the path. Remember that, then in calculus, all your terms ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 8:29pm by bobpursley

Looks like calculus not pre-calculus to me by the way. I do not see how to do it without taking the derivative.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:01pm by Damon

even without calculus, since this is just a trapezoid with bases 4 and 6, height 2. 5*2 = 10 now, using calculus, integrate under the curve, from 1 to 3 integral[1,3] x+3 dx = x^2/2 + 3x [1,3] = (9/2 + 9) - (1/2 + 3) = 10
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 12:05am by Steve

calculus - what is the derivative?
I find it hard to understand that somebody who is studying Calculus would ask this question, and I don't know where to begin to give you an answer. This is as basic as it can get in terms of first year Calculus. Did you walk into the wrong math class, and I am not being ...
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 2:42pm by Reiny

that would be dy/dx = -8x - 17 I am somewhat bothered by your question. If you are studying Calculus, then you should have known the answer. If you are not taking Calculus, then the question does not belong. The type of problem you asked is fundamental to the study of Calculus.
Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 12:04am by Reiny

What is the simplest solution to the Brachistochrone problem and the Tautochrone problem involving calculus? (I know that the cycloid is the solution but I need a simple calculus proof as to why this is the case)
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 12:13am by Sam

Pre Calculus
Pre Calculus why is sin(-20)/cos 380 equal to tan (-200)
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:07pm by Pre Calculus

Are you doing pre-calculus or calculus? In calculus, the maximum is obtained by setting f'(t)=derivative with respect to t = 0 and solving for t. In pre-calculus, you can transform the expression by completing the squares. Ax² + Bx + C =A(x²+ (B/A)x + C/A) =A((x + (B...
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10:22pm by MathMate

Look in the index of your calculus book for derivative, definition of derivative. They may explain it better or search on google for "definition of derivative" calculus
Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 3:11pm by Damon

Did you follow suggestion and sketch the lines? I see a triangle with vertices (0,0), (6,3) and (6,-6) You certainly would not need Calculus for this base = 9, height = 6 area = (1/2)(9)(6) = 27 If you have to use Calculus .... effective height = x/2 - (-x) = (3/2)x area = &#...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:32pm by Reiny

You have to be much more specific. What I recommend is you going to the nearest college bookstore, and looking at Schaum's Outline Series, Calculus (there are several titles, my favorite is Calculus of Scientists and Engineers). Take a look, they are excellent with solved ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 4:06pm by bobpursley

1/4 x+5 4/5= 37/10 1/4 x= 37/10 - 58/10 solve for x This is hardly calculus, unless it is calculus of the 7th grade.
Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 8:38pm by bobpursley

You do not need Calculus for this question, since this results in a trapezoid. The two parallel sides have lengths of 2 and 18 and the distance between them is 2 Area = 2(2+18)/2 = 20 if you insist on Calculus Area = [integral](8x+2)dx from 0 to 2 = |4x^2 + 2x| from 0 to 2 = ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 4:33pm by Reiny

Ok Joe .... Calculus
Ok Joe, you have now posted 7 Calculus problems in the last 1/2 hour. Do you really expect us to do your assignment for you? Exactly what difficulties are you having with these rather basic Calculus questions? Show that what efforts you have made and I will gladly assist you ...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:51pm by Reiny

If you have done functions before calculus as most students do, you can rewrite the equation in the standard form: f(x)=a(x-h)+k where the vertex is found at (h,k) or f(x)=-(3/4)(x-2)²+3 where the vertex is found at (2,3). Confirm by Calculus: f(x)=3x-3/4x^2 f'(x)=3-(3/2)...
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 9:51pm by MathMate

this is part of calculus cause i need it to find critical points of a graph
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 5:39am by alice

AP Physics
Ok, good. It is kind of artificial because you are doing calculus without calculus.
Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 7:48pm by Damon

Calculus? You have to be kidding. h=1/2 g t^2 solve for t horizontaldistance=vi*time
Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 11:37am by bobpursley

A function has to be written as an equation. You just have an expression. Is this not Calculus?
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 9:05pm by Reiny

Why do we end up with f(x) instead of f(t) on the Second Fundamental Theorem of Calculus?
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:58pm by Jose

Why do we end up with f(x) instead of f(t) on the second fundamental theorem of calculus?
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:01pm by Jose

Can you explain linear speen and angular speed
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 7:33pm by Professor Calculus

Math - check answer
oops! I didn't realize you were doing calculus. Your calculus is correct.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:48pm by Henry

Math - check answer
OOPS! I didn't realize you were doing calculus. Your calculus is correct.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:50pm by Henry

CALCULUS-plz help!
If I were you, I wouldn't be using Jiskha for Calculus III. What do you think?
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 6:54pm by G. Bryce

CALCULUS - Check my answers :)
Well Damon, calculus isnt supposed to be.. interesting. Haha
Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 7:18pm by mathidislikeperson

Vf=Vi + g t I will be happy to critique your thinking. What has this to do with calculus?
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 6:42pm by bobpursley

This is not a calculus question. Please label the subject correctly
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:13pm by drwls

Integrate e^(-x^2/2) dx What branch of calculus is this? Is this differential equations?
Friday, March 7, 2008 at 8:40pm by mathstudent

2R^2 = R^3 Divide both sides by R^2 to solve for R This is not calculus
Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 11:46am by drwls

Exactly like my first calculus text read.
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 7:22pm by bobpursley

use a calculator, that's what calculus is all about. duh!
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 7:51pm by Anonymous

Find the arc length of the graph of y = x from x = 0 to x = 3 using calculus.
Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 1:26pm by Denise

Thank you so much. I think i got this one. Calculus is hard.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:23pm by Preston

I need help with this calculus problem. H(S)=S/(1+S) If F 1/2, -1/2 & (a+1)? I can't figure out what this mean /?
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 12:46pm by Tammy

Calculus A, Evaluate the following integral : (x^2+3x-2)dx
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 1:30am by Iman

Now as a personal note, if you are having problems with these and you are in calculus, I would do some soul searching about your math preparedness. Something is just not right here. If you put Calculus in your subj title and you are in Alg II, you are pretending to be ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 11:42am by bobpursley

Thank you very much, drwls. I actually understand it now! (You saved me in Calculus!) :-)
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 4:28pm by Jacob

First of all, it is spelled calculus. Next, show your work so that we know where you need help. Okay?
Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 7:11am by Guido

Can someone please tell me what the word "WHOLE" AND "IRRATIONAL" MEAN IN CALCULUS? THANKS
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 12:39pm by Mike

Find the limit of this calculus problem.? (5x-3)/(ln(5+4e^(x)) x=inf
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:08pm by Zel

Use the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to find the derivative of g(x)=1/(1+t^5)dt in the interval 1 to x.
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 9:14pm by HELP!!!!

I think you need a real tutor. You are asking questions that are fundamental to understanding calculus.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 11:26am by bobpursley

Evaluate the limit. lim x-->infinity 5x+6/6x^2-3x+7
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 12:16am by Essential Calculus

Calculus, bobpursley!
This has to do with my last Calculus problem. I need help on it..The part I replied to after you answered the question.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 8:01pm by Leanna

Thank you and yea i tried it but i was makin a minor mistake and now i see it .
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 3:52pm by Mehak

btw this is actually pre-calculus publisher is absolute value publications
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 11:28pm by Shreya

The area is bounded by y= x^3, x= 2 is rotated around the x-axis. Find the volume using calculus.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 10:35am by Ted

I assumed you are studying Calculus, since this is a typical Calculus question. Tell me otherwise
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 6:30pm by Reiny

Urgent help calculus
you have a rectangle with height 5 and width 8-x. So, 5(8-a) = 20 8-a = 4 a = 4 No need for calculus here!
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:40am by Steve

AP Calculus
okay thank youu so much. This is a summer review packet before calculus and I don't remember how to do any of this!
Friday, July 12, 2013 at 12:33pm by Anon

I want get information about Calculus and efficiency in the life
Saturday, September 3, 2005 at 12:32pm by sanaz

This is not calculus. There is also no information provided with which to identify a.
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:13pm by drwls

I do not recommend using Roman numerals for calculus
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 8:40pm by drwls

Thank you so much, could you please help me with my other calculus posts.
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 8:00pm by Anonymous

How can we verify area of square and rectangle by calculus ?
Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 12:45pm by Abay

How can I efficiently study for a Calculus test with 8 sections?
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 9:47am by Meg

Hello? This is calculus. Have you forgotten you algebra I? y^4 = y^2 y^4 - y^2 = 0 y^2(y^2-1) = 0 ...
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:00pm by Steve

x=3 by calculus you should know about straight lines.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 4:41pm by Steve

calculus? PV=FV/(1+.095/2)^12
Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:03am by bobpursley

if y=cosx.sinx find dy/dx
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:49am by calculus

Use fundamental theorem of calculus: Int(pi/2_pi) of e^(sin(q))*cos(q)dq
Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 2:14pm by Rachel

This is not the calculus of Newton. Please put the correct subject matter, if you want speedy and appropriate responses.
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:58am by bobpursley

ms sue
Since this is a typical Calculus question, I assume you knew Calculus. I took the derivative.
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:31pm by Reiny

Calculus Help Please!!!
Are you sure this is calculus? You want exponential decay to room temp? Or is it algebra and you want a linear function?
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:16pm by Damon

Physics, Calculus(alot of stuff together)= HELP!!!
Can someone please check my Calculus work and see if it is correct? THANK YOU =D
Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 7:12pm by ~christina~

I solved 1850 = 250(8) + b Since you labeled your subject "Calculus", I assumed you could solve such an equation.
Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 9:05pm by Reiny

pre calculus
Multiply 1.2 rev/s by 2 pi radians/revolution. The radius does not matter. Learn to spell calculus
Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 11:50am by drwls

A very strange question. I would simply take half of 4.62 in my head to get 2.31 This is Calculus ???
Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 10:48pm by Reiny

Calculus Precalculus
Answer the calculus question about Point P, 45 mph, etc. It is ALREADY posted on here.
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 7:41pm by Zach

where do you get stuck? By the time you get to calculus, doing something like expanding a product of polynomials or evaluating f(1) should be no problem.
Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 12:28pm by Steve

By the way there is no need to use calculus for these since you can complete the square to find the vertex of a parabola with algebra 2.
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 1:51pm by Damon

calculus? more like algebra I. anyway, if the original price is P, 1.064P = 2128.00 P = 2000
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 1:23pm by Steve

Pre-Calculus? That is a nasty equation. We might use Newton's Method, but that would be Calculus. I tried some "trial and erro" and got x = appr .371 using 2 decimals 4 sin .37 = 1.44646 e^.37 = 1.4477 I am curious what method was suggested that you should use.
Friday, March 29, 2013 at 10:30pm by Reiny

This is not calculus. Use algebra to solve for R.
Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 11:42am by drwls

Well I am in AP Calculus and I don't understand the class to well.
Saturday, January 3, 2009 at 4:30pm by Barbara

its calculus its a webwork prob for my class
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 9:05pm by Denzel

its calculus its a webwork prob for my class
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 9:05pm by Denzel

And how is this calculus? Try to stay on topic.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 12:05pm by Steve

Integrate ∫ xsinxcosx dx
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 11:33pm by Calculus

Forget the calculus, sketch a graph.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:49pm by Damon

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 5:06pm by Ms. Sue

Without using calculus: Amount of paint =surface area * thickness of paint(t) =4πr²*t Make sure you put everything in the right units (probably cm). Using calculus: V=4πr³/3 dV/dr=4πr²t
Friday, October 14, 2011 at 12:51am by MathMate

I need to take a college calculus class. Can someone direct me to a site which might help me get a good start? Thanks in advance.
Thursday, July 10, 2008 at 3:38pm by jules

it is hard to read but it says f '(x) = 2x , which is short form for the derivative of f(x) I assumed you know Calculus. This is a Calculus-type question
Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 5:56pm by Reiny

Plug in 2 for x and compute. The first answer is 3^2 - 1/3^2 = 9 - 1/9 = 8 8/9 Then do it again wth x = -1. This isn't calculus, yet. It's turning the crank and learning what a "function" is.
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 1:11am by drwls

Lord, I remember that from my calculus class at the University of Texas in 1960. see example 1. (Broken Link Removed)
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 2:44am by bobpursley

calculus, limits, l'hopital
You're very welcome. Keep up the good work. Calculus is best learned with lots of practice.
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3:08pm by MathMate

I;m sorry, I did not state that very well. I'm still new to calculus. I think I have figured it out. Thank you for responding anyway.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 11:54am by Sara

How do I determine the area of a region bounded by a function and the x-axis if given y=cosx and interval is [0,/2]. This has to do with the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Thanks in advance!
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 9:29pm by W

Calculus 1
Use the fundamental theorem of calculus to find the area bounded by f(x)=3 square root of x+2x and the x-axis between x-=0 and x=1
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 2:45pm by Ihg

5(a+h) -2 = 5a + 5h - 2 5(a) -2 = 5 a - 2 --------------------------subtract 5 h is the answer now if we were doing calculus we would divide that by h and then let h go to 0 5 h/h = 5 and we call that the "derivative" of f(x)=5x-2
Monday, February 13, 2012 at 10:51pm by Damon

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