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Math-Reiny this one is more confusing to me :(
see later post.
Monday, July 11, 2011 at 12:32am by bobpursley

Math To: Reiny
Ok, one more shot at explaining it ... 4^(-5/2) = (4^(1/2) )^-5 = √4 ^-5 = 2^-5 = 1/2^5 = 1/32 , as before
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 10:39pm by Reiny

calculus
just one more question how did you get the y=squareroot of x-1?? so confuse
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:28pm by confusing

algebra
so it's choice A? yeah i agree with you, I didn't know which one to choose, made it more confusing.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 1:25pm by sonya

math
your question is too confusing, that is why you are not getting any replies.
Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 10:05pm by Reiny

Math
The statement, "There are 2 rows of seat" , is confusing. Is there a front row of 25, then an aisle, and another 25 seats for the entire first row ??? Please be more specific. Once that is cleared it looks like a simple arithmetic sequence question with a = 25 d = 1
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 11:33pm by Reiny

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 ...
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 6:20pm by Abigail

com155
"Paragraph two was more effective than paragraph one because it contained sentence..." "it" refers to what? paragraph one? or paragraph two? The beginning of the paragraph is confusing because you refer to what was "more effective," but then you go on to describe terribly ...
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 5:50pm by Writeacher

Math
Don't give up, you're right.... almost! What Jen showed you to do was P(not B), which equals 0.8 ("...grades that aren't B's...") there is only one grade B, so it is 1/5, there are 4 grades that are not B, so P(not B)=4/5=0.8 Sorry if it was too confusing, hope it's more clear...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 10:02am by MathMate

MATH
confusing question! you already wrote the equation for the function.
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 10:11pm by Reiny

math
I think that is how the question is suppose to be interpreted Reiny. Very confusing wording.
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 6:36pm by jojo

Math
Are you finding y when x = 4 or x=5 ?? if x=4 y = (16+10)^3 = 26^3 = 17576 Your question is quite confusing.
Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 2:34pm by Reiny

Math (Calculus?)
The way you wrote your expression is very confusing, e.g. in [x^5(-3)(x^2+1)^-4(2x)] is that [x^(-15) * (x^2+1)^(-8x)] ? or [-3x^5 * 2x/(x^2+1)^4] ? You said (x^2+1)^-4 could be simplified as [(x+1)(x-1)]/4 this is false, x^2 + 1 does NOT factor to ((x+1)(x-1) PLease use some ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 8:21pm by Reiny

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...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 1:15pm by Nikita

Note to 'stranger' -Math
The answer to my 700 (1.02^40 - 1)/.02 is $42,281.39 Your solution makes no sense at all. Even without any interest, there would be 40 payments of 700 for $28,000 Unless you are sure of the math for compound interest, you are just confusing students more by giving them ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:08am by Reiny

Chemistry
One more question...reading through what you just wrote I see 0.06575 moles for both Zn and H2?...I thought it was just be for one of them...sorry maybe Im just confusing myself.
Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 5:23am by Mike

Math
I understand how to do these kind of problems except this one. Write the equation that has the given roots. Roots: 3 with multiplicity of 2, -5, 0 with multiplicity of 4. By the way I understood the help that I got earlier, but this problem seems to be more confusing.
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 8:31pm by Jennifer

math
???????????????????????????????????????Your confusing me! STOP CONFUSING ME!!!!!
Friday, April 13, 2012 at 12:04pm by Nix The Robot

math
what about the other ones they are more confusing
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 3:17pm by brittany

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
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 2:17pm by Jon

Math-this 1 is confusing :(
okay...that makes a little more sense...thanks Max!
Friday, July 15, 2011 at 10:51pm by Jen

advanced math
one more step ... p = -6
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 4:42pm by Reiny

Math
if this is still confusing tell me I'll try to clear it up more if I can
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 10:14pm by Anonymous

Plz help me.
ok, im gonna be more positive and defineite here... 1. a 2. d 3. b 4. a im very very sorry if i get one wrong for u but this is a very confusing quick check... i remember myself having difficulty on this one
Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11:18am by TTR+S<3

math - confusing
If you're trying to express fractions or something, take a look at other posts to see how best to type it in. What you have is very confusing.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:24pm by Steve

math
Posting the same question 3 times does not make it any less confusing. I agree with bobpursley, I also have no idea what you are asking.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 7:43pm by Reiny

math
I don't know what you mean by pie3/2 and by 2/pie 7 do you mean 3pi/2 ? or ??? 2/pie 7 is even more confusing. remember tan(theta) = opposite/ adjacent so you can form a right-angled triangle in the first quadrant, fill in those two sides, then use Pythagoras to find the ...
Friday, April 10, 2009 at 5:40pm by Reiny

math work
Your math expressions are confusing and need more parentheses for clarification. Why do you have ^ before some exponents and after othere? Can't you perform any of the indicated operations yourself? Here is the answer one question that I can interpret: 5. (x-4y) (5x-9y) = 5x^2...
Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 4:22am by drwls

SQL for Business
For the first one I know that I have to the keyword Group By. I just dont know how to set it up. I been trying to find tutorials and examples to help me but they are even more confusing.
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 1:42pm by kat

MATH
one more step, from (x+9-3)(x+9+2) simplify the inside for (x+6)(x+11)
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 5:25pm by Reiny

Math !!!!ASAP!!!!!
Could it be called that way because it has more than one step in it?
Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 5:32pm by Reiny

Math
Can you have more than one item of the non-cheese items? Can you have more than one kind of cheese? e.g. could you have a "loaded" sandwich with all 5 items and all the cheeses ? If you want just one item and one cheese, the answere is easy. that would be 5x5 or 25 ways. BUT, ...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 7:31am by Reiny

Math
This one is particularly confusing to me :/
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 11:38pm by Jen

Algebra
how can i graph 2x-2y+5=0? i think the confusing part is how to solve it and then graph it. hahaha. math is confusing.
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 8:20pm by Kia

Math: unting and permutations
Reiny, Thank you so very much for taking the time to answer this one for me. my daughter's hw has been really tough lately. i don't stick my nose in until she asks for help, unfortunately, those times are getting to be more and more ones like this. thank you again, this is a ...
Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 1:02pm by math dad

trig
confusing is it equal to 3 or to zero ?
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 2:30pm by Reiny

PSY 240
Gender identity is the gender you believe you are, usually the one you are labeled as at birth. Sexual orientation is whether you are attracted to members of the same sex, opposite sex or both. It can become confusing. Let's say you are a male, but believe you are a female ...
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 11:27am by PsyDAG

i need help with this 6th grade world history
i have to take a 50 question test and i only have 20 more to go and theses one i don't get there really confusing
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 2:32pm by Cierra

chemistry
ok. So I already had the balanced equation. using PV=nRT is just confusing me. I am left with 749 K for C2H2 and 123.15 as V for O2. How am I supposed to use those values for finding the volume of CO2 produced at 1 atm an 400 C? I asked the question because I need it to be ...
Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 3:53pm by britney

Gr. 9 math
I did not answer this question before, because I found it confusing. AEFG EBHF are not rectangles Is there a point named for the intersection of GH and EF ? Check your typing.
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 11:58am by Reiny

Math
let one number (the first ) be x let the second number by y Just translate the English into Math , after all Math is just a language "one number is four more than a second number" ---> x = y+4 "Twice the second is three more than the first" ---> 2y = x+3 so lining them ...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 1:58pm by Reiny

5th grade math
This is just confusing a fifth grader. Do the easy way Jenny. 2 girls both together have $8.20. Devide 8.20 by 2. 8.20/2= 4.10 one girl has .60 more than the other. 4.10-.30=3.80 one girl has $3.80 the other has $4.40. $3.80+$4.40=$8.20
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:13pm by ras

math
Grammatically confusing question .. I think you meant: What is the prime factorization of 63, using exponents? 63 = 3x3x7 = 7x3^2
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 4:37pm by Reiny

Math
If the question is g(x) = 1/(x-3) + 1 then the vertical asymptote is x = 3 and the horizontal is y = 1 (I believe Damon asked you yesterday for a clarification about the confusing denominator, but today you typed it exactly the same way.)
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 7:03pm by Reiny

english
how does shifting the point of view [third person to first person] change the effect on the reader It's very confusing. If a story or essay starts out in 3rd person, the reader picks up on that and expects that to continue -- a shift to another POV is confusing and could lead ...
Monday, April 16, 2007 at 5:54pm by jamey

math so confusing plz help
Please do not post any more math questions this evening. If you post your attempts at answers, someone may help you.
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 6:37pm by Ms. Sue

Brief Calculus
the 1/v7 is confusing. please clarify .
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 3:48pm by Reiny

maths
"twice as many women " as what ? Where there any men ? Confusing question.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 5:16am by Reiny

Civics
That's the issue I'm having. Sorry if I'm confusing, I do understand one is on one side and one is on the other. But where?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:50am by Allyson

com 140
With either, I would outline specific points in which the syllabus is confusing. Especially with the instructor, you can say, "I am clear up to the point where..., but...." Defintely you should phrase the questions in terms of your ability to understand rather than the ...
Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 2:23pm by PsyDAG

Grade 11 Math
One more piece of information is needed, such as the distance of the pole from the building
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 6:31pm by Reiny

math
hcf means "highest common factor" "common" implies that you have more than one you only have one number.
Monday, August 22, 2011 at 10:42pm by Reiny

Math
Confusing question. None of the numbers are the same. I think that means you don't have an intersection. Please provide more information if possible.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 2:29pm by Houdini

college algebra
i am not understanding why you put 0 for the first answer. it doesn't seem like you added or did any type of math to get the 0. can you explain more. this is all confusing to me.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 5:16pm by confused

Math
Ok, I will do one more y = -(1/2)x + 1 with y = 2x - 4 2x - 4 = -(1/2)x + 1 multiply each term my 2 4x - 16 = -x + 2 6x = 18 x = 3, then y=2(3) + 4 = 10 so another point is (3,10) now you try the last one, let me know what you got.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 7:48pm by Reiny

3 grade math ms sue
Name the lengths of the sides of three rectangles with perimeters of 12 units. Use only whole numbers. My son did -2-4-2-4 And one more 1-5-1-5 And one more 3-3-3-3 And I need one more rectangles number how you can make
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 7:49am by Dw

Improving Your Writing
This is more a comment,I am also in this boat, its very confusing if your only responsibility is Ruth and Jack why with all the names of four other employees. Why would they give you so much info you really don't need, and want you to make-up part of the scenario. Sounds maybe...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 10:56am by Mt

Improving Your Writing
This is more a comment,I am also in this boat, its very confusing if your only responsibility is Ruth and Jack why with all the names of four other employees. Why would they give you so much info you really don't need, and want you to make-up part of the scenario. Sounds maybe...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 10:56am by Mt

Improving Your Writing
This is more a comment,I am also in this boat, its very confusing if your only responsibility is Ruth and Jack why with all the names of four other employees. Why would they give you so much info you really don't need, and want you to make-up part of the scenario. Sounds maybe...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 10:56am by Mt

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???
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:19pm by jan

chemistry
You see why we recommend posting only one post or two short ones per post. It gets confusing trying to go back and answers parts of a question. As a follow up to your weak acid/weak base and dissociation: Of course it's because there is more water but the reason why it ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at 2:44pm by DrBob222

7th Grade Math
I do know how to find the area of a square and rectangle, but how do you fing the area of a rhombus. (that is at least what it looks like.) The shape I'm talking about is like a rectangle but it looks like one side got stretched to the left. (sorry if I made that even more ...
Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:42pm by Jessie

French Pronunciation
Yes. However the Académie Française exaggerates the end, so instead of "danse" which is one syllable (the "a" pronounced "ahhh" of course), it would be "dan-se" (dahhnsuh) or two syllables. This makes French a bit more difficult for students, so be sure to hear the subject ...
Friday, March 14, 2014 at 6:49pm by SraJMcGin

SCIENCE
It can be genetics, but also offspring learn from their parents. The more complex the organism, the greater the role of learning. Thus the characteristics of higher level organisms are developed from a complex interaction between genetics and life experiences. One of the main ...
Friday, May 22, 2009 at 12:31pm by PsyDAG

More Math for Reiny or Steve or Ms.Sue...
Ok uhhh maybe Reiny...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 11:22pm by Gabby

math
y=2/3x-4/3 or y = (2x-4)/3 you want the numerator to be a multiple of 3 by "trial and error", if x = 5 y = (10-4)/3 = 2 so one "nice" is (5,2) once you have one point to find more just add multiples of 3 to your choice of x e.g x = 5+12 or 17 should work check: y = (34-4)/3 = 10
Friday, March 20, 2009 at 7:52pm by Reiny

5th grade English
You can be either singular or plural. Think of sentences like these-- Will you girls please turn the TV down. Joyce, have you met Mrs. Wilson? It's confusing, which is why some Southerners say, "you all" to indicate more than one.
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 9:20pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar
A simple sentence: A) Can be reversed and still mean the same thing. B) Expresses one complete thought with one subject and one predicate. C) Expresses one or more complete thoughts with one or more subjects and one or more predicates. D) Is easy to understand. My answer is C
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:52pm by Marie

Grammar
A simple sentence: A) Can be reversed and still mean the same thing. B) Expresses one complete thought with one subject and one predicate. C) Expresses one or more complete thoughts with one or more subjects and one or more predicates. D) Is easy to understand. My answer is C
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:02pm by Marie

Math
It should be: like the second one you put but 5 ^C3(not the extra 5 after the C)....its very confusing to me :(
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 9:48am by Jen

math
As you have written them, 1) and 2) are the same. The third one is not the same operation you wrote eariler. You changed 35 to 53. All operations are possible. It does not matter if some of them result in a negatoive number. Whoever is making up your questions is just making ...
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 7:32pm by drwls

Attention: Courtney's Dad
Reiny, Thank you so very much for taking the time to answer this one for me. my daughter's hw has been really tough lately. i don't stick my nose in until she asks for help, unfortunately, those times are getting to be more and more ones like this. thank you again, this is a ...
Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 11:58am by math dad

math
an estate valued at $62,000 is left by a will as follow:to each of two grandchildren a certain sum,to the son twice as much as to the two grandchildren together,and to the widow $2,000 more than to the son and granchildren together. How much goes to each? I tried by reading ...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 4:52pm by Kaylen

Math
"Try" because there may be more than one answer to this question. You have to be convinced that this is the right answer. It may sound confusing, but the definition of a square is a rectangle with adjacent sides equal, therefore a square is a rectangle, which means that a ...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 12:25am by MathMate

math
I suspect a typo If I am more than 1000 and more than 2000, then I am more than 2000 there would be an infinite number of solutions e.g. 3660 5579, 9481,9482,9483,....
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6:02am by Reiny

math
but why would u do 7+32+16+8+4+2+1...what does that have to do with anything???..and i asked another peron and they gave me this answer: In the first round, with 78 players, there would be 39 matches. However, with the 39 winners, there would be 18 matches and one bye. With ...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 7:32pm by Evelyn

Math
Again, using abbreviations or symbols without defining them is confusing, if the reader does not have the same context that you have. Please repost with more data. Thanks for asking.
Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 8:33am by PsyDAG

finite math
"In how many ways can the selection be made if no more than one ball point pen is selected?" your question is not clear. Are the pencils all the same ? etc Is one ball-point, 6 pencils and 2 felt-tips a "selection" ? Is just one pencil a "selection" ? You have to define what ...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 3:29am by Reiny

chemistry
Yes the 150f is confusing. Pls throw more light on it
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 9:37pm by Aanu

chemistry
Yes the 150f is confusing. Pls throw more light on it
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 9:37pm by Aanu

physics/math
no, intersecting sides would create more than one polygon. You would then calculate the sum for each of the individual polygons.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 10:46pm by Reiny

Algebra 1A
If I understand your rather confusing statement, it sounds like you want c = 4n + 200 , where c is in cents, or C = .04n + 2, where C is in dollars.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 8:08pm by Reiny

Math-Reiny this one is more confusing to me :(
A survey of vegetable gardeners showed the following: 63 grew tomatoes 26 grew cucumbers 38 grew zucchini 18 grew both tomatoes and cucumbers 22 grew both tomatoes and zucchini 19 grew both cucumbers and zucchini 14 grew all three types 18 grew none of these three (a) How many...
Monday, July 11, 2011 at 12:32am by Jen

math-HELP
Not that simple. First of all, your question is not totally clear. Can you have more than one of the condiments, e.g. lettuce and tomatoes and pickles? Secondly, can you have more than one type of cheese? I will assume the above. There are 2^5 or 32 subsets of the 5 condiments...
Friday, April 16, 2010 at 9:29am by Reiny

oops - math
It asked for at least 2 G's in A, should read more carefully. so prob of 2 or more G's in box A is 3/4
Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 10:40am by Reiny

maths
"...one of my unit is 2" ???? you mean your number has more than one unit digits? let me guess at 12
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 5:09pm by Reiny

6th grade math
It was a little confusing to know which one to use. Is there a method for knowing the difference - like looking for keywords 'greatest' or 'smallest'?
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 9:40pm by Alex

Thanks Steve - math
I violated one of the first rules I taught my students years ago ... Read the question carefully, and read it more than once.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7:22am by Reiny

dr bob
I am still confused by the last one CO3^2- You were nice enough to do a diagram and then the expalnation for what else I needed to do was so confusing - I am at study hall and this is my last one
Friday, December 14, 2007 at 12:57pm by sam

geometry again again again
let one angle be x let the supplement be 180-x "one angle measures 12 degrees more than the other" ---> x = 180-x + 12 2x = 192 x = 96 one angle is 96, the other is 84 Do they add up to 180 º YEA! is one 12 more than the other ? YEAH!
Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 2:36pm by Reiny

math
This is a confusing problem to me also, can someone please help me? What are the odds in favor of getting at least one head in three successive flips of a coin?
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 10:11pm by Aleah

Math
Yeah that's what I thought. But I wasn't sure which was greater, the larger exponent or the smaller one. It's kinda confusing when your dealing with decimals and negative exponents. But thankss :)
Monday, March 28, 2011 at 5:14pm by Melanie

Math Grade 5
I also don't quite see how that problem ties in with common factoring, etc. Unless the teacher is looking for multiples of 5 feet that go into 75 each computer needs 30 inches plus 30 inches to one side, for a total of 60 inches or 5 feet. So starting with 30 inches on one ...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:37pm by Reiny

Math
Neat question: Q D N P 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 I tried going about it sort of systematically, hope I didn't miss any work each one up...
Friday, January 7, 2011 at 9:32pm by Reiny

math
to get p/q, it looks like somebody canceled the "tan" reminded me of the time when one of my students gave this solution to Lim (sinx)/x as x = 0 = sin I told him to sin no more, but he didn't get it.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at 4:52am by Reiny

Language Arts
1. correct 2. wrong 3 is confusing. Is "Habit of worshipping in private " the first answer choice? 4 is also confusing. The answer could be background.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 12:36pm by Ms. Sue

10th grade math
1.548937075 x 10 to the 12th. round the number to 3 significat figures. I thought I would respost this because the other one was getting confusing
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 8:56pm by Rebekah

Chemistry
Is this part of a problem and there is more to post? It appears to me you are have delta S vap and that x 7.40 will do it. But I may be confusing it with something else. If you have more to the problem please post it.
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 5:41pm by DrBob222

math 11
Your description is confusing. You say the wheel rolls, but then the mark would trace out what is called a cycloid. Your equation suggests that the mark rotates as the wheel rotates. look at h = -30cos(1.43x) + 40 no matter what we use for x, the max of cos(?) = 1 and the min ...
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 10:19pm by Reiny

health
Please help as this is so confusing tome! 25. In addition to the nucleus, cytoplasm, and cell membrane, a single neuron possesses A. one dendrite and several axons. B. several dendrites and one axon. C. many nuclei and one neurilemma. D. one nucleus and many neurilemma.
Monday, June 28, 2010 at 6:14pm by Jackie

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