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September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

Number of results: 93,178

**Discrete Math - Geometric Vectors**

Under what conditions will 3 vectors having magnitudes of 7, 24 and 25, respectively, have the zero vector as a resultant? I don't get this question at all.
*February 9, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Discrete Math - Geometric Vectors**

I'm lost! How do you add the following vectors? Please provide a step by step answer! 1) EA - CB + DB + AD 2) PT - QT + SR - SQ
*February 7, 2008 by Anonymous*

**math**

given that vectors(p+2q) and (5p-4q) are orthogonal,if vectors p and q are the unit vectors,find the dot product of vectors p and q?
*January 2, 2013 by bhawani*

**math**

given that vectors(p+2q) and (5p-4q) are orthogonal,if vectors p and q are the unit vectors,find the product of vectors p and q?
*January 1, 2013 by bhawani*

**Discrete Math - Vectors**

Can you please help me correct my answers for the following two questions? 1) A tour boat travels 25 km due east and then 15 km S50°E. Represent these displacements in a vector diagram, then calculate the resultant displacement. ====== My Work: I drew the vectors and connected...
*February 10, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Math - Algebraic Vectors**

Given the vectors: u = [3, 0] v = [-1, 2] a) Express the vector w = [2, 8] as a linear combination of vectors u and v. How do I do this?
*February 13, 2008 by Anonymous*

**math**

two vectors are defined as a=2i+xj and b=i-4j. find value of x if a) the vectors are parallel b) the vectors are perpendicular
*November 21, 2010 by karla*

**math**

two vectors are defined as a=2i+xj and b=i-4j. find value of x if a) the vectors are parallel b) the vectors are perpendicular
*November 21, 2010 by karla*

**math**

if vectors a+b+c=0 and modulus of the vectors a, b and c are 3 ,5 and 7 respectively. find the angle between the vectors a and b.
*January 5, 2013 by raja*

**Elementary Math**

The temperature of a cup of coffee is a discrete or continuous random variable? Am I correct " Discrete"
*August 8, 2009 by J.J.*

**MATH**

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The braking time of a car Is it discrete?
*September 8, 2009 by Jalynn*

**physics**

Can you help me with this one also? I know how to do it with 3 vectors but I can't seem to draw it with 4 vectors. The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A=16.0 m, B=11.0 m, C=12.0 m, and D=26.0 m. Determine the (1) magnitude and (2) ...
*January 23, 2011 by Brittany*

**research and evaluation**

Give examples of both discrete and continuous data? What makes them different? Is the measurement of money continuous or discrete? Explain. Can discrete data be analyzed using the normal distribution? Why or why not?
*November 18, 2010 by sue*

**Stats**

Determine the following random variables discrete or continuous: a)Number of fish I caught during 2 hours? I said: discrete b)Temperature of a coffee cup? I said: continuous c)Height of a 2-year-old maple tree? I said: continuous d) Number of credit cards I have in my wallet? ...
*February 8, 2014 by Ashley*

**statistics, are my calculations correct?**

classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables: a) the time it takes to run a marathon- i think that it is discrete b) the number of fractions between one and two- i think that it is discrete? c) a pair of dice is rolled and the sum to appear on the dice is ...
*October 23, 2010 by mary- please check calculations.*

**PreCalculus**

Given vectors u=7i + 3j and v = -4i + 3j, find 5u-4v in terms of unit vectors. I am just beginning the study of vectors and have this problem. Could someone help? Thanks.
*January 29, 2009 by Joanie*

**Stats**

Classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables. (A) The time it takes to run a marathon (B) The number of fractions between 1 and 2 (C) A pair of dice is rolled, and the sum to appear on the dice is recorded (D) The length of a broad jump I got: (A) ...
*October 24, 2011 by Jennifer*

**Calculus**

Name two sets of vectors that could be used to span a set in R^3. Show how the vectors (-1,2,0) and (3,4,0) could each be written as a linear combination of the vectors you have chosen.
*April 28, 2010 by Jackiee*

**Is this right?? Stats....**

Classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables. (A) The time it takes to run a marathon (B) The number of fractions between 1 and 2 (C) A pair of dice is rolled, and the sum to appear on the dice is recorded (D) The length of a broad jump I got: (A) ...
*October 25, 2011 by Jennifer*

**math**

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The number of freshmen in the required course, English 101 The braking time of a car I think the first one discrete and the second is continous is this correct?
*April 25, 2010 by KiKi*

**Calculus and Vectors**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a dot b
*May 11, 2013 by Johnny*

**math-please help!**

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The number of freshmen in the required course, English 101 The braking time of a car I think the first one discrete and the second is continous is this correct?
*April 25, 2010 by KiKi*

**Calulas and VECTORS**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a * b
*May 19, 2010 by z...........................*

**Calculus and vectors**

Please, help I don't understand vectors T.T 1. In the prism, assume all dimensions have different lengths, state the following: a) state 3 equal vectors to DC⃗ b) state 4 opposite vectors to BC⃗ ------------------------------------- Here is the prism below, imgur ...
*March 18, 2012 by Melissa*

**vectors**

Determine whether each statement is true or false. Provide a brief justification. a. Two lines with parallel direction vectors willnot intersect. b. Two linesthat are perpendicularin R3 willhave perpendicular direction vectors. c. Two linesthat havenon-paralleldirection ...
*June 9, 2010 by Alicia*

**Grade 12 Math**

if a and b are unit vectors, and magnitude of vectors a +b = sq. root of 3, determine (2a-5b) dot (b+3a).
*May 8, 2014 by Melissa*

**Math**

Prove that vectors u, v and w are coplanar if and only if vectors u, v and w are linearly dependent.
*April 18, 2008 by Tess*

**Physics Vectors**

two vectors A and B have magnitude such that A>B. We do not know the directions of the vectors. however we can say that the magnitude of the sum A+B must be between? a) B and 2A b)A and A+B c) A-B and A+B d) A-B and A e) B and A+B
*September 27, 2012 by cody*

**physical science**

The resultant vector of two particular displacement vectors dose not equal the sum of the magnitudes of the individual vectors. Describe the directions of the two vectors.
*May 2, 2011 by Becky*

**Calculus and vectors**

A parallelogram is formed by R^3 by the vectors PA=(3,2,-3) and PB=(4,1,5). The point P=(0,2,3). a) what are the location of the vertices? b) what are the vectors representing the diagonals? c) what are the length of the diagonals?
*March 23, 2012 by Melinda*

**12th grade**

prove that normal to plane containing 3 points whose position vectors are a vector,b vector,c vectorlies in direction addition of cross product of vectors b and c and cross product of vectors c and a and cross product of vectors a and b
*September 22, 2009 by parth*

**Discrete Math**

There are 150 students taking Discrete Mathematics II, Calculus II, and Physics I courses. Of these 51 are taking Discrete Mathematics II, 111 are taking Calculus II, and 63 are taking Physics I. There are 41 taking Discrete Mathematics II and Calculus II, 32 students taking ...
*April 6, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math**

Two vectors have magnitudes of 3 units and 8 units respectively. The resultant of these two vectors has a magnitude of 8 units. What is the angle between these two vectors?
*March 1, 2013 by dave*

**Vectors**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a * b
*May 11, 2013 by Johnny*

**Math**

the question i need help with is: Classify the random variable as finite discrete, infinite discrete or continuous. The random variable given is the number of hours a child watches television on a given day.
*June 8, 2011 by Winnie*

**vectors**

ok theres a graph. its like this. basically theres a ray coming from the origin going up and left diagonally at about a 30 degree angle. the question says "for the following vectors draw the component vectors along the x and y axis". what do i do?!
*August 5, 2009 by jawn*

**physics-vectors**

If the magnitude of the sum of two vectors is greater than the magnitude of either vector, then: If the magnitude of the sum of two vectors is less than the magnitude of either vector, then: a. the scaler product of the vectors must be negative b. the scaler product of the ...
*August 6, 2007 by mekeke*

**Math**

Given two non-collinear vectors a and b, show that a, axb, and (axb)xa are mutually perpendicular. Also Express the unit vectors i, j, and k as ordered triplets and show that i x j = k what are ordered triplets? Using components show that u x v = -v x u for any vectors u and v.
*March 30, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Math**

In your own line of work, give one example of a discrete and one example of a continuous random variable, and describe why each is continuous or discrete.
*October 11, 2011 by Jen*

**Stats**

1.Number of people in attendance at a baseball game qualitative/ordinal qualitative/nominal quantitative/discrete quantitative/continuous 2. number of tracks on a CD qualitative/ordinal qualitative/nominal quantitative/discrete quantitative/continuous 3.eye color qualitative/...
*August 11, 2014 by Kathryn*

**Maths-Vectors Help!**

Please can you help me as I have just been introduced to your Help Forum: Determine whether the vectors u, v and w given below are linearly independent or dependent where u, v and w are non-colliner vectors such that u=2a-3b+c , v=3a-5b+2c and w=4a-5b+c. thanks. Use exactly ...
*April 16, 2007 by Charles*

**vectors**

If two vectors u and v fit the equation (u − v) • (u − v) = u•u+v•v, how must these vectors u and v be related? What familiar theorem does this equation represent?
*April 12, 2010 by sally*

**linear algebra**

which of the following sets of vectors span R^3? a.){(1, -1, 2), (0, 1, 1)} b.) {1, 2, -1), (6, ,3, 0), (4, -1, 2), (2, -5, 4)} c.) {(2, 2, 3), (-1, -2, 1), (0, 1, 0)} d.) {(1, 0, 0), (0, 1, 0), (0, 0, 1), (1, 1, 1)} can someone show the steps to check for one of them and i ...
*July 19, 2007 by chris*

**physics**

Given the vectors = (19 cm, -7 cm) in green and = (-23 cm, 9 cm) in blue shown on the grid below, calculate the magnitude of the vectors described below and select the correct sketch for each from the choices below. The tail-to-head method is used to represent the operations ...
*October 15, 2013 by butcha*

**Math: Vectors**

I forgot how to do the following, so I'm not sure if they're correct or not: Find the work done by a force "F" that causes a displacement "d". i and j = unit vectors a) F = 4i + j d = 3i + 10j W = (4i + j)(3i + 10j) W = 12|i|^2 + 40ij + 3ij + 10|j|^2 W = 12(1) + 40(0) + 3(0...
*February 24, 2008 by Anonymous*

**discrete data**

Can discrete data be analyzed using a normal distribution?
*June 2, 2011 by Anonymous*

**math**

The cruising speed of a Boeing 767 in still air is 530 mph. Suppose that a 767 is cruising directly east when it encounters an 80 mph wind blowing 40 degrees south of west. Sketch the vectors for the velocities of the airplane and the wind. Express both vectors in ordered pair...
*February 17, 2014 by Connie*

**Math: Vectors**

Find any vector w that is perpendicular to both vector "u = 3j + 4k" and vector "v = 2i". Note: i, j and k are unit vectors How would you solve this problem? Please walk me through?
*February 26, 2008 by Anonymous*

**college Algebra/Linear Algebra**

Find a Basis for each of these substances of R^4 (a) All vectors whose components are equal (b) All vectors whose component add to zero (c) All vectors that are perpendicular to (1,1,0,0) and (1,0,11) (d) The column space (In R^2) and nullspace(In R^5) of U=[1 0 1 0 1] [0 1 0 ...
*November 3, 2010 by traxx*

**Math - equation of plane and vectors**

A plane is defined by the equations x-4y+2z=16. Find two vectors parallel to the plane.
*September 4, 2010 by Shaila*

**Math - equation of plane and vectors**

A plane is defined by the equations x-4y+2z=16. Find two vectors parallel to the plane.
*September 5, 2010 by Shaila*

**physics**

The vectors sum of two vectors of magnitude 10units and 15units can never be
*July 4, 2014 by raghavendra*

**Vectors**

If vector a and b are unit vectors, and |a+b|= root3, determine (2a-5b) dot product(b+3a)
*May 19, 2010 by Shawn*

**Calculus/Vectors**

Calculate the area of the parallelogram with sides consisting of the vectors: a = (1,2,-2) b = (-1,3,0)
*May 17, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Vectors/Calc**

Calculate the area of the parallelogram with sides consisting of the vectors: a = (1,2,-2) b = (-1,3,0)
*May 17, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Calculus and vectors**

Do the vectors (2,0,1),(-2,0,0) and (2,3,0) lie on the same plane? Explain your reasoning.
*March 26, 2012 by Melinda*

**Vectors**

Vectors a and b have magnitudes 2 and 3, respectively. If one of them is 50degrees, find the vector 5a-2b and state its magnitude.
*June 15, 2008 by Sam*

**Vectors**

Given vectors A = -4.8i + 6.8j and B = 9.6i + 6.7j, determine the vector C that lies in the xy plane perpendicular to B and whose dot product with A is 20.0.
*September 28, 2010 by Victor*

**Physics**

Find the scalar product of the vectors ai+bj and bi-aj . Where a and b are arbitrary constants. What's the angle between the two vectors?
*May 30, 2013 by Jacob*

**Vectors **

Determine two unit vectors that are perpendicular to both a=[-5,6,2] and d=[3,3,-8].
*June 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Vectors**

Vectors "v" and "w" are given by v = 5i - 2j and w = i + 3j. Find scalars r and s such that r ( v - w) = ( r + s )i - 20j.
*April 26, 2012 by Cameron*

**physics**

Find the vectors.sum of ihe three vectors A=-3i-2j+7k, B=i+3j+k, C=-k
*February 4, 2013 by baron*

**math vectors**

Find the angle between two vectors. In radians and in degrees. u=<1,0,-3>, v=<2,-2,1> I got radians = 1.676 degrees = 96
*February 5, 2014 by jay*

**Vectors/Calc**

Note: u,v,w,a,b are all vectors Given that u= xa + 2yb v= -2ya + 3yb w= 4a - 2b where a and b are collinear, find the values of x and y for which 2u - v =w
*May 23, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Given the displacement vectors A = (7.00 - 1.00 + 3.00 ) m and B = (6.00 + 5.00 - 3.00 ) m, find the magnitudes of the following vectors and express each in terms of its rectangular components. (a) C = A - B (b) D = 3A + B
*September 26, 2012 by Abraham*

**Physics**

The sum & difference of two non-zero vectors Ä & B are equal in magnitude.what can you conclude about these vectors?why?
*November 25, 2012 by Minte*

**vectors **

how do you determine if two vectors are a) Collinear b) orthogonal?
*June 17, 2010 by Ariza *

**vectors problem!!!! help!!!!**

Vectors u=2i+9j+0k and v=13i+18j+0k. What is the value of |u×v|?
*May 26, 2013 by robert*

**Calculus and vectors**

|C|=5 and |D|=8. The angle formed by vectors C and D is 35 degrees, and the angle formed by vectors A and C is 40 degrees. Determine |B|. Could someone explain this question
*March 23, 2012 by Jake*

**Physics Help!!!!**

Describe what it means (describe the motion) if the acceleration vector has the same direction as the velocity vectors, and what it means if the acceleration vector has the opposite direction as the velocity vectors. Consider all four possibilities and explain what would ...
*September 5, 2014 by Layla*

**Physics Help!!!!**

Describe what it means (describe the motion) if the acceleration vector has the same direction as the velocity vectors, and what it means if the acceleration vector has the opposite direction as the velocity vectors. Consider all four possibilities and explain what would ...
*September 6, 2014 by Layla*

**MATH**

(A) Classify the following as an example of nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio level of measurement, and state why it represents this level: zip codes for the state of Pennsylvania (B) Determine if this data is qualitative or quantitative: Nationality (C) In your own line of...
*November 11, 2011 by Jennifer*

**Calculus**

Two force vectors act on an object and the dot product of the two vectors is 20. If both of the force vectors are doubled in magnitude, what is their new dot product?
*March 29, 2012 by Jake*

**vectors**

The position vectors, r km, and the velocity vectors, v km/h, of two boats at a certain time are given by ... Boat A:at 10:00 am rA=6i+10j vA=8i–2j Boat B:at 10:30 am rB=8i+5j vB=4i+j ... determine the time at which boat B should head out so that the two boats do collide.
*February 7, 2013 by Molly*

**Mamthematics - Vectors**

a) If vector u and vector v are non-collinear vectors show that vector u, vector u cross product vector v and (vector u cross product vector v) cross product vector u are mutually othogonal. b) Verify this property using vectors collinear with the unit vector, i, j and k c) ...
*August 20, 2010 by Suhani*

**Math (Geometry-Vectors)**

Let θ be the angle between two vectors v and u . If v*u =12, |v|=2, |u|=6√2 and 0∘<θ<180∘, what is the value of θ (in degrees)?
*April 29, 2013 by Bob*

**Physica**

The sum of two vectors A and B is maximum when both vectors are : A)parallel B) opposite in direction C) perpendicular to each other D) A inclined 45 with B E) none of the above
*July 11, 2012 by Q8*

**Physica**

The sum of two vectors A and B is maximum when both vectors are : A)parallel B) opposite in direction C) perpendicular to each other D) A inclined 45 with B E) none of the above
*July 11, 2012 by Q9*

**Physica**

The sum of two vectors A and B is maximum when both vectors are : A)parallel B) opposite in direction C) perpendicular to each other D) A inclined 45 with B E) none of the above
*July 15, 2012 by Q8*

**Mechanics AS (Vectors)**

When Studying Vectors, How Would I Go About Answering This Question? In Each of the following Cases, find the magnitude and direction of the resultant vectors of the two given vectors: a) a displacement of magnitude 26km on a bearing of 175 degrees and a displacement of ...
*February 21, 2012 by Jat*

**Calculus and vectors**

Please help/verify the answer. 1. When you add vectors geometrically: a) vectors are aligned tail to tail b) vectors are aligned head to head c) vectors are aligned head to tail d) vectors are put side by side Is the answer D? -------------------------------------- 2. Adding a...
*March 26, 2012 by Melinda*

**calulas and VECTORS**

Calculate to the nearest degree, the angle between the given vectors. [x]=8 [y]=3, x * y = 12square root 3 the answer is 30 degrees ont he back of my textbook
*May 19, 2010 by z...........................*

**physics**

The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 15.0 m, B = 11.0 m, C = 12.0 m, and D = 21.0 m. Determine the magnitude and directional angle for the resultant that occurs when these vectors are added together.
*January 20, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physis**

The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 13.0 m, B = 11.0 m, C = 12.0 m, and D = 27.0 m. Determine the magnitude and directional angle for the resultant that occurs when these vectors are added together.
*January 20, 2012 by Natasha*

**Physics**

If a&b are vectors such that a+3b=-3i+j & a-b=i-2j then find vectors a&b.
*November 16, 2011 by Emily*

**Math**

The position vectors, r km, and velocity vectors, vkm/h, of two boats at a certain time are given by Boat A: 10 am, r(a) = 6i+10j, v(a) = 8i-2j Boat B: 10:30 am, r(b) = 8i+5j, v(b) = 4i+j If the boats collide, find the time when they collide as well as the position vectors of ...
*January 14, 2013 by Joel lu*

**Linear Algebra**

Hello ! i try to solve Linear algebra 2 questions(but need them be written properly as mathmatical proofs) Having A matrice nXn: 1)proove that if A^2=0 the columns of matrice A are vectors in solution space of the system Ax=0 (x and 0 are vectors of course),and show that p(A)&...
*January 11, 2009 by Anatoly Z*

**calculus**

Find two unit vectors that make an angle of 60° with v = 3, 4 (Enter your answer as a comma-separated list of vectors. Round your answers to four decimal places.)
*August 31, 2011 by colt*

**Math - Geometric Vectors**

Find the length and the direction of the resultant of each of the following systems of forces: a) forces of 3 N and 8 N acting at an angle of 60° to each other I'm completely lost. I don't know how to solve this question using geometric vectors. Please walk me through the ...
*February 17, 2008 by Anonymous*

**URGENTTT!!**

I need to use the scalar triple product. but i dont have any vectors? how am i supposed to know what the vectors all coming from one corner are?? Q:Calculate the volume of the parallelepiped with vertices at: (9,4,3), (7,12,2), (12,5,6), (3,-4,0), (10,13,5), (1,4,-1), (4,5,2) ...
*September 6, 2008 by jess*

**URGENTTT!!**

I need to use the scalar triple product. but i dont have any vectors? how am i supposed to know what the vectors all coming from one corner are?? Q:Calculate the volume of the parallelepiped with vertices at: (9,4,3), (7,12,2), (12,5,6), (3,-4,0), (10,13,5), (1,4,-1), (4,5,2) ...
*September 6, 2008 by jess*

**physics**

A football player runs the pattern given in the drawing by the three displacement vectors A, B, and C. The magnitudes of these vectors are A = 5.0 m, B= 15 m, and C = 18 m. Using the component method, find the magnitude and direction è of the resultant vector
*February 8, 2013 by james*

**Discrete Math**

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*March 2, 2011 by Garry*

**Physics**

2. We have two vectors that line in the x-y plane. If we take the cross-product of those two vectors we know that a. the magnitude of the cross-product will always be equal to the product of the magnitudes of the two vectors. b. the magnitude of the cross-product will always ...
*December 27, 2011 by Sarah*

**Physics**

Two vectors are at right angle to each other as shown. Find the resultant vector (the sum of the two vectors).
*March 4, 2012 by Mina*

**physics**

two vectors A and B have magnitude such that A>B. We do not know the directions of the vectors. however we can say that the magnitude of the sum A+B must be between? a) B and 2A b)A and A+B c) A-B and A+B d) A-B and A e) B and A+B
*September 27, 2012 by Kylie*

**Linear Algebra**

Prove that If a vector space is of dimension n and a set of vectors spans V, then that set of vectors must be linearly independent.
*February 26, 2013 by John*

**Calculus**

Given vectors u= (1,-1,3) and v= (-4,5,3) find an ordered triple that represents vectors 3u-2v. a.(16,1,-7) b.(11,-13,3) c.(10,-12,1) d.(7,-7,16) I dont want you to straight up give me the answer. I need someone to teach me how to solve this problem. I am home schooled and i ...
*August 23, 2012 by alana*

**vectors**

Given the vectors v=-2i+5j and w=3i+4i, determine (do I just plug what is given? but how would I find the length? is there a special way to solve vectors?) 1. 1/2 v 2. w-v 3. length of w 4. the unit vector for v Use the pythogrean theorm to find length of w, i,j are at right ...
*August 6, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Linear algebra**

Find two vectors v and w such that the three vectors u = (1,-1,-1), v and w are linearly independent independent.
*August 11, 2011 by Neeraj*

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