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Easy (yet confusing) Algebra
These problems are pretty easy, but confusing (as stated in the subject line). |2x+5|-x=10 |3x+4|-2x=11 I know there are supposed to be two answers for each problem, for the first problem I got 5 and for the second problem I got 7. I can't figure out the other answers for the ...
April 11, 2007 by Emily

English
1. I know nothing yet. 2. I don't know about the fact yet. 3. I don't want to read the book yet. 4. I don't cook yet. 5. I haven't cooked yet. (What about the sentences above? Are they all grammatical? Is 'yet' used only with the present participle?)
November 4, 2009 by rfvv

English
1. I don't read the novel yet. 2. I cannot start to do the work yet. 3. I will not open the bottle yet. 4. I don't want to go there yet. ------------- Are they all grammatical?
April 18, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. They didn't have green leaves yet. 2. She didn't finish her homework yet. 3. He didn't clean the room yet. 4. She didn't read the book yet. (Are all the sentences grammatical?)
April 15, 2014 by rfvv

Algebra
I was given this problem to solve and no matter what order I multiply the variables I don't get the right answer. 27xy, when x=12.7 and y=100.4 the answer is 34,427.16 I cannot figure out the way to achieve this answer. I find problems with variable fairly easy, but this one ...
April 15, 2011 by Aria

Language Arts
Riddle: I'm a 10 a 3 yet I'm 1, people fear me yet,they use me everyday. I'm silent yet loud, yet I'm a mute. Sometimes confused,I'm very clear under light. What am I ?
March 22, 2009 by Paijah

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 6:36am. 1. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. 2. I don't read Harry Potter yet. 3. I didn't read Harry Potter yet. ------------------------------ Which expressions are not grammatical? Is #2 or #3 grammatical? English - Writeacher, ...
July 5, 2014 by rfvv

english
Has anybody read the poem Calgary 2am? If so, can anyone help me analyze the poem? It seems that it is very confusing and I can not "solve" the poem. Thanks! No one has answered this question yet.
September 16, 2009 by pogilang

PHYSICS
A 4.00 F capacitor is connected to a 18.0 V battery. How much energy is stored in the capacitor? This should be a relatively easy problem yet, I can't get it. Isn't it just E=.5*C*V^2
May 12, 2010 by Physics

English
1. I have not made up my mind yet. 2. I have not decided yet. 3. I have not determined yet. 4. I have not made a decision yet. 5. I have not made a determination yet. (Are they all the same?)
March 17, 2011 by rfvv

English
1. I didn't read Harry Potter yet. 2. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. 3. I don't know anything yet. 4. I didn't know anything yet. 5. He is not singing yet. 6. He was not singing yet. (Which ones are grammatical?)
April 15, 2014 by rfvv

Algebra
I have an exponent properties test tomorrow, its our last one before the final, so its important, but anyways, there is one question on the review that is confusing me. Could you please help? Here it is : (2y2x7)(-xy)(9x-3y) I dont know if the exponents showed up, but the ...
January 6, 2011 by Abigail

Math
Evaluate:|12 5 -2| |-3 0 1| |-5 4 2| It's going to be really confusing if I post my work. I got -127 from all the confusing things I did
February 26, 2008 by Jon

algebra
this is quite confusing? 9=-3+n+2n
September 14, 2008 by kimmi

Algerba
algebra is so confusing 1/8 (b - a) for a = 2 and b = 10 So is it 1/8 (b - a) = 1/8 (2 - 10)= 1/8 (-8) = -100?
September 17, 2007 by Jordan

Algebra Please Help
If x is 10, is 2/x in proportion to x/50? Why I am not understanding the question very well. Algebra is not easy for me.
April 18, 2011 by Amy L

algebra
i hav finals tomorrow in algebra 1 any easy tip i can have to remember iniqualities?
January 20, 2010 by isabella

Book Summary
In the book: "A Tale of Two Cities"; in book one chapter one "The Period". What is that chapter taliking about it is really confusing. You don't really meet any characters yet. HELP PLEASE!
September 25, 2011 by Kate

onomatopoeia
This should be relavantly easy and yet,i'm still blank! I just need a couple of examples of sounds in the city and the country in onomatopoeia form. (it's for 2 onomatopia poems,one incity,one in country)
September 25, 2009 by Jaylee

algebra
2(8+p)=22 these two questions are confusing to me can someone explain them please! 5(a-1)=35
September 14, 2008 by sammanthia

Algebra II
I need to write a polynomial in SIMPLEST FORM having roots 2,-2 and 4. I have to gt rid of the parentheses by multiplying everything out.Did I do it correctly? Also, someone said yes, but I'm wondering if it suppose to have anything else done to it-it seems way too easy the ...
September 22, 2011 by Jessica

English
1. It is easy for us to weed the garden. 2. It is easy for us to work in the garden. 3. For us to weed the garden is easy. 4. For us to work in the garden is easy. (Are they all grammatical and the same?)
November 12, 2010 by rfvv

Grammar
Which sentence is correctly punctuated? A) This test, in my opinion, is easy. B) This test in my opinion is easy. C) This test, in my opinion is easy. D) This test in my opinion, is easy. I answered C
November 19, 2012 by Marie

Physics I
I have this vector that is confusing me I know what I need to do but the components of these vectors are confusing me. Problem: You are standing at point with coor dinates (1m, -1m, -2m) another erson is at r(t)=(8m)i - (3m/s^3) t^3 j + (4m/s^2) t^2 k Find distance between you...
March 18, 2011 by David

math,help
can someone explain to me also how to do addition with equations. Solve the system by addition 5x-3y=13 4x-3y=11 its easy try properly It's not easy "It's not easy" Then how come I found the answer: x = 2; y = -1, in just five seconds by just looking at the equations? :) How ...
February 10, 2007 by jasmine20

Physics
My last problem for the day: A) The centers of two 11.00 kg spheres are separated by 0.09 m. What is their gravitational attraction? I got 9.96 x 10^-7 N. B) What is the ratio of this attraction to the weight of one of the spheres (at the surface of the Earth)? I'm sure this ...
December 15, 2007 by Lindsay

Algebra
What is an non linear equation? Can you please show me an example.? This is all confusing to me.
February 17, 2009 by A.W.

Algebra 1
Can you please help me with this question? I put parenthesis to make it look less confusing. (10)/(x)-(10)/(x-3)=(-3)
March 18, 2013 by Sam

Math
How do I do imperial to metric conversions?! Metric to imperial is easy but I don't know how to do it the other way around!!! Please help me! a) 6yd to meters b) 3mi to kilometers c) 80in to meters d) 3.8ft to meters e) 5'3" to meters (" is foot right?) f) 0.4mi to meters **...
July 18, 2014 by Whitney R.

Algebra
Can someone please help!!! These equations are confusing me so. x^2-98=0 x^2 - 98 = 0 x^2 = 98 x^ = 98/2 x^ = 49 x = _____ If you post your answer, we'll be glad to check it. 7
July 12, 2007 by Shannon

Algebra II
Please help me solve this rational function, my teacher did not give us notes and the book is confusing me :/ Thank You! y/5+y/2=7
March 12, 2012 by Gaby

Algebra 2
What are the solutions of the quadratic equation? 2x^2 16x + 32 = 0 How do I solve this, I'm kinda new to quadratics and there confusing >.>
November 22, 2013 by Bailee Morris

Calculus
What is implicit differentiation...as in what would be the steps in solving it. I read my textbook but it seems very confusing. 1) Differentiate both sides with respect to x 2) Realize that y is a function of x 3) Solve for y Plus the d/dx notation made it even more confusing...
November 4, 2009 by Nikita

math/algebra
I keep confusing myself. Please check and show me where I am mixed up. (8+ 48)/4 = (8+ (2 .24))/4 =1+26 where am I missing it?
July 22, 2007 by Dee

pre algebra
simplify: (2k+7)(7k-1)\ can someone please help me solve this problem and go through the steps to solving it with me. Its too confusing for me. Thank You
June 10, 2009 by Kimberly

Chemistry (Organic)
What is the molecular formula for an alkane with 12 carbon atoms? (Type your answer using the format C2H4 for C2H4.) so this problem might be easy because its the first question on my webassign but my teacher hasnt started teaching this yet but it is up on webassighn so I ...
October 23, 2010 by Sarah

science
Yet another question about cells. Is it true that... the colour of a necleus has not yet been discovered? Thanks
November 10, 2009 by 1234

Maths
how to do algebra homework in a easy way?
June 19, 2012 by Classof

easy math
this is easy, but for whatever reason, i cannot get it :/ how would i express 3.456 billion as a number? or 1.009 trillion? i justneed them in their full form so i can put them in an excel graph :( thanks!
September 19, 2011 by dawn

very easy algebra one
i have a question
August 21, 2009 by hello

algebra
How do you factor x^2+4 this should be easy, but I'm not quite getting it
August 25, 2013 by thethe

algebra
Given f(x) = 4x 4, find f(a 4). F(x)= -4x- (a-4)-4 = -4a -4 -4 = a-12 am i getting this yet?
May 30, 2007 by did I do this correct/

English
1. I don't cook yet. 2. I haven't cooked yet. 3. I don't read Harry Potter yet. 4. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. (If both #1 and #2 are correct, Aren't both #3 and #4 correct?)
November 4, 2009 by rfvv

Algebra
Help me factor this it's so easy I am not getting it figured out! 8x^2-16xy+8y^2
February 18, 2011 by Julie

Algebra
when finding X or Y intercepts, what do you do if you find an improper fraction. (3X-y=-7) Y- is easy, but when i get X (3X=-7) I cant do (X=-7/3)
October 19, 2011 by Nikorasu

algebra need help soon
I have been working on these 2 problems and I think I am confusing myself. I have never tried this site before but it was recommended to me. I appreciate whoever can help me. Thanks in advance The first question is f(x)=-2x^2 + 2x + 8 I need to find the x and y coordinates of ...
May 8, 2009 by ayanna

algebra urgently need help
I have been working on these 2 problems and I think I am confusing myself. I have never tried this site before but it was recommended to me. I appreciate whoever can help me. Thanks in advance The first question is f(x)=-2x^2 + 2x + 8 I need to find the x and y coordinates of ...
May 10, 2009 by krystal

trig
I have heard that trig CAN be super easy, that there are just, like, 10 rules you need to memorize then all the problems are easy. ... Does anyone know what these are? Thanks!
April 7, 2008 by jennifer

Damon *Algebra
can you please break this equation down for me.I saw how you got 0,0 but im confusing my self on the rest of the problems such as 3x+2y=-8 2x-3y=-1 heres my answer (-2,-1) am i correct?
July 1, 2012 by %%%Rena%%%

Algebra II
Can anyone please teach me how to divide polynomials using long division? It's quite confusing. Like give me a problem to solve and guide me through it.
February 7, 2014 by Me and I

algebra
Radicals are so confusing. Can someone show me step by step please. Im lost 5/8+√7
August 1, 2013 by Alaska Diamond

Algebra
What is a monomial? I do not exactly get what it is. A simple, easy to understand definition would be good. Thank you!
March 24, 2009 by Cassie

algebra for dummies
give us an easy example of slope intercept form so we can graph it.
May 28, 2009 by lauren and sarah

history
In England in the 1700's, many poor people in rural areas left their farms and moved to cities in search of work. Yet life in cities was not easy, and jobs were very hard to find. from what you know about England in the 1700's, can you explain why so many people were leaving ...
August 31, 2009 by Marina

Algebra
√(y+4)-4=1 Y = or no solution I keep coming back to no solution but am wondering if I am confusing myself Please check Thank you
June 19, 2011 by Sam

algebra
But I am getting more and more confused. -3-3x=-9????? and x/6=-24 but the there is a negative sign like x - - =-24 6 I know I am over thinking this,but I am confusing myself on these two???
August 19, 2013 by jan

algebra
.2x^2 + .31x - 0.15 = 0 I dont see an easy factor here, Recommend the quadratic equation.
November 8, 2006 by Anonymous

algebra 1 PLEEZ HELP!!!
well.... this problem is really easy to approach.... which value is th x coordinate of the intersection of 3x+y=15 and x+2y=10? a.) 3 b.) 4 c.)-3 d.)-4 C. --- (-3) how did you get that though???
February 22, 2007 by jk1115

Algebra
What is an easy way to find the roots(x-intercept)of a parabola with out graphing or factoring it?
April 20, 2009 by Kelsie

Algebra
Can anyone find links to sites that explain substitution and elimination in an easy to understand way? Thank you! :-)
April 22, 2009 by Cassie

Algebra
Find a counterexample to the statement 4^n + 1 is divisible by 5...how do i show my work for this problem? The example in my book is too confusing it doesnt really go into detail but just shows a table.
April 30, 2008 by Tracy

Algebra
Divide and simplify The problem looks too easy to be simple 6/s divided by 24/s Is it just 4s? or Do I invert and get 6/24 or 1/4? Do I leave the s in there?
January 23, 2008 by Marysvoice

algebra
Can someone tell me if I did this the right way? It seemed easy but it makes me worried that I did it wrong. h is not equal to 0 f(x)=7x-9 f(x+h)-f(x)/h= 7(x+h)-9-(7x-9)/h= 7x+7h-9-7x+9/h= 7h/h= 7
March 26, 2008 by sara

Algebra
ok this is really confusing me 1. Leo held a garade sale. He priced all the items at a dim or a quarter. His sales totaled $23.95 for 139 coins. How many dimes and quarters did he have?
January 14, 2008 by Amber

math
how would you simplify y= (x^5-32)/(x-2)? I know that it would equal (x^5-2^5)/(x-2), but what's the next step? It wouldn't be just (x^4-2^4), would it? kristie, in general I think you can prove (x-a)|(x^n - a^n); read (x-a) divides the expression on the right of '|'. You ...
July 18, 2006 by kristie

accounting
Classify the following items as (a) deferred expense (prepaid expense), (b) deferred revenue (unearned revenue), (c) accrued expense (accrued liability), or (d) accrued revenue (accrued asset). 116117 2. A three-year premium paid on a fire insurance policy. 3. Fees ...
February 4, 2014 by rebel

Algebra 2
The Question(s):: Write the polynomial 2-2x+5x^2-2x^5 in standard form. a.) What is its degree? b.)What is the leading coefficient? I missed this lesson in class. It's very confusing. Could someone please explain what to do? Much appreciated, Rae
November 5, 2007 by Rae

French
So i have to make a french food for around 20 people. Do you know of any appetizer that I can serve at room temperature, easy to make, and easy to get my hand on the ingredients? thanks
February 9, 2012 by Rebekah

Pre-Algebra
What is the process of Scientific Notation? It gets confusing between whole numbers and decimals. (Also, sorry about the tons of questions; been a while since I went on Jishka :P) -MC
January 3, 2009 by mysterychicken

ALGEBRA
Please help anyone if you can This one is really confusing me I need the IQR for these set of numbers 0.10,0.18,0.20,0.21,0.24,0.24,0.25,0.26,0.28 What I did was place them in order and worked my way from both end until I got in the middle I came up with 0.24 but not sure if ...
December 22, 2010 by MATH 115 SEC. 8.5 PG 646

algebra
what is the easiest way to solve a square root equation without a calculator? I have looked online and found a few, but to get the lengthy decimals or irrational numbers seems awfully confusing.
April 16, 2011 by aria

Algebra 1
How to factor 10k^2+35k+15 completely? I would start with the easy: factor five out. 5(5k^2 +7x +3) Now the three tells you that the factors are probably 3,1 and the five tells you that the factors are probably 5,1 5(5k+3)(k+1) wrong, wont work and 5(5k+1)(k+3) wont work. So ...
March 31, 2007 by Montie

algebra
Can someone show me the step to solving this equation because I am just not getting it. My teacher is confusing me, so I need someone else to explain it in a different uncomplicated way. y-1/x+3 = -3/4.Thanks so much you guys for the help.
August 27, 2010 by kenneth

English, Poetry Riddles
Legs I have got, yet seldom do I walk; I backbite many, yet I never talk; In secret places most I seek to hide me, For he who feeds me never can abide me. [p.s pleeeeeeease help me!! :S
January 8, 2007 by Becky

very easy math question
i doing my physics work and so i have to convert 0.0023mm to meters and it seem so easy but i not know how. i first convert it to cm, i times by ten then i divide by 100 to give me meters so i get 0.0023m but it suppose to be 2.3*10^5 m
January 20, 2012 by Shreya

English
In the word ecologists, is eco the root morpheme or ology? Are the morphemes eco, log, y, ist, s or ec, ology, ist, s ? This is very confusing for me. Any explanation on how to find the root would be appreciated. It's easy to find roots on some words, but words like ecology, ...
March 18, 2012 by Matt

English
I left out these sentences which are more or less the same but I need to know which are possible. Thank you very much. 1) I'm the singer in the music (is musical possible?) band The Boyz. 2) I'm the singer in the band, the Boyz. I'm the singer in the band called the Boyz. 3) I...
April 17, 2012 by Matthew

Grammar/Morphemes
In the word ecologists, is eco the root morpheme or ology? Are the morphemes eco, log, y, ist, s or ec, ology, ist, s ? This is very confusing for me. Any explanation on how to find the root would be appreciated. It's easy to find roots on some words, but words like ecology, ...
March 19, 2012 by Nicki

Algebra
Ok I got two I need help with : 1. Factor Completely 7x^2 + 49x + 42 I get 7x^2 + 7x + 42x + 42 then 7x(x+1) but the right side is confusing me. I know it should be (x+6). So the answer is 7x(x+1)(x+6) But I get 7x(x+1) 7(6x+6). What am I doing wrong? 2.Factor completley: x^...
October 30, 2007 by John

English
I still have a few doubts about these sentences. I really hope you can have a look at them. I like wearing casual clothes and also sports clothes. (corrections: and sports clothes too/ as well as sports clothes) 2) I'm holding/carrying a hiking pole (stick?) im my right hand. ...
October 18, 2010 by Franco

math
how are and 3 4th bours and the distance traveled in 2 3 4th hours represented in the table?how are they shown on the graph? Having read the next four or five posts, I suggest you do two things: 1. Start over and write a complete question for each post. Fragments of questions ...
October 2, 2006 by chemiii

Algebra 2
Help. This is straight up confusing. You buy one shirt for $8 and Y hats for $4 each. You spend $16 how many hats can you buy?
August 24, 2014 by Troy

histroy
. When the diplomats met to negotiate the treaty ending the Revolutionary War, the process was a. quick and easy, combat had already settled all the important issues b. slow and painful, because the britsh could not admit that they had lost c. slow and difficult becuse the ...
September 14, 2008 by kyle

Algebra
Can someone please break down how to solve this equation. I am so confused. (x - 2)/(x2 + 3x - 10) x/(x + 5) = 4 Show how you get the answers {-3.8, 2}, yet only one of them is a true solution.
June 6, 2011 by G

english
2. Recent economic concerns prompted President Obama to meet with credit card industry executives in April, 2009. The national credit card delinquency rate has continued to grow in recent times, and the President, along with Congress, aims to end unfair fees and increases in ...
March 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Algebra 2
Can you please help me simplify this problem? It probably is an easy problem but I do not understand the way my teacher taught it. 1/ [1+(1/ x-2)]
January 27, 2011 by Aura

Accounting
The question is: Deferred expenses have _________. choices below got to choose from 1. not yet been recorded as expenses or paid 2. been recorded as expenses and paid 3. been incurred and paid 4. not yet been recorded as expenses The answer that I am thinking is right, is Not ...
November 29, 2007 by Carrie

Algebra
Bob thanks for answering my question, it still seems a tad bit confusing as i was thinking to use a quadratic expression formula. the formula you used is a rational expression correct??
November 10, 2009 by Stacy

MATH -ALGEBRA
Kadie bought 144 dougnuts for $80. her profit was $75 once she sold 100 dougnuts. What would be a equation for this? A. P = -0.05n +80 B. P = 0.05n - 80 C. P = 0.75n D. P = 1.55n - 80 Its D, but how do u get that answer, this is so confusing
January 19, 2011 by Anonymous

MATH-ALGEBRA
Kadie bought 144 dougnuts for $80. her profit was $75 once she sold 100 dougnuts. What would be a equation for this? A. P = -0.05n +80 B. P = 0.05n - 80 C. P = 0.75n D. P = 1.55n - 80 Its D, but how do u get that answer, this is so confusing
January 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
Is there an easy way to find a pattern in a function table, so you can write a function rule? Or is there no easy way, you have to keep on guessing, by observing the table?
February 25, 2009 by Angie

Algebra
Could you explain to me how to these type of problems? I checked in my book and it is still confusing. Evalute the piecewise function at the given value of the independent variable. 1. g(x)= {x^2+2 if x cannont equal 2, x+8 if x=2 Determine g(-5). 2. f(x) {-5x+4 if x <-3, ...
August 30, 2007 by Lindsay

algebra I need immediate help with this question T
The 2nd question has a fraction and I think this is confusing me on this one f(x)=1/5(x+7)^2+7 I need to find the vertex line of symmetry max/min and is the value f(-7)=7 a minimum or a maximum?
May 10, 2009 by Kamath

algebra
Expand. 2(x+10) It looks easy but what do they mean by expand?
May 26, 2014 by raki101

ALGEBRA
A triangle has sides 3x +7, 4x - 9, and 5x + 6. Find the polynomial that represents its perimeter. Am I suppose to just add these together to get the perimeter 3x+7 4x-9 5x+6 12x+4 that's how easy it is.
April 21, 2007 by TOMMY

English
Hello. I will really appreciate some help. 1)Are the structures with "yet" correct: a)"he hasn't said yet how long..." b)"he hasn't yet said how long..."? 2)Which word order is correct: "he spoke with the prime minister over the phone" or "he spoke over the phone with the ...
March 8, 2012 by Ilma

College Algebra
Theres this chemistry problem im getting stuck in because i'm confusing myself with the math. Equation given = %O2 saturation = 100 x (pO2/(pO2 + K) %O2 = 35 K = 1.51 how do I calculate pO2?? I can't seem to cancel them out correctly. Answer = 0.813
April 16, 2013 by James

algebra
(2x+3)/5 = -(3x-2)/2 - (-3/2)(-3/2) I've done this problem a few times and keep getting -37/38 which seems like a dumb answer to the problem. I know I think the answer should be a whole number so I don't know if that's what's confusing me. Is my answer right?
December 1, 2007 by rose

Algebra
solving linear equations with 3 variables 1) x+y=1300 2) x+2z=1400 3) x+y+z=1600 this one should be so easy but i dont get which equation i should pick first?!
November 13, 2010 by Max

math
Jackie goes to the store to buy some meat. The meat costs $5.80/kg. How many grams of meat could she buy for $10? is there an easy way to do this? I did a few others like it, but kg and grams is not as easy
October 21, 2009 by Clair

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