# Pre-Calculus/Trig Check please and help

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**Pre-Calculus/Trig Check please and help**

Could someone please check the first one and help me with the second one. I'm stuck-Thank you 1.What are theroots of the following polynomial equation? (x+2i)(x-5)(x-2i)(x+8) = 0 I think the roots are -2i,5,2i,-8-you take out the roots as opposites of what are in the equaion ...

**Pre-Calculus/Trig...**

Help Please For the function defined by: f(x)= (x^2,x≤1) (2x+1,x>1) Define f(0). and also how would i graph f(x)?

**Pre-Calculus-Please check**

Please check: 1.Find polar equation of x^2 + y^2 = 10y subbed r^2 for x^2 + y^2 and sin(theta sin for y =r^2=10sin(theta) 2. y=5 r=5/sin 3. x^2+y^2 =x^2 + y^2 =2x+3y

**Pre- Calculus**

Evaluate the trig function tan33degress

**Pre-calculus/ trig**

Given the vectors a= (-1,9) and b= (4,2) explain the difference between a-b and b-a. Thank you for your help! :)

**Pre-calc/Trig...**

which of the following are quadratic functions? check all that apply 1. y=2x^2-3x+7 2. y=3x-4 3. y=(5x-3x^2)/4+1 4. y=x-x^3

**pre calculus 2**

use the fundamental trig. Identities to simplify tan^4x+2tan^2x+1

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Which of the following could be an example of a function with a domain (-oo,oo) and a range (-oo,2)? Check all that apply. A. y= -(3)^x+2 B. y= -(3)^x-2 C. y= -(0.25)^x+2 D/ y= -(0.25)^x-2

**Pre-calculus**

find the trig functions of angle x if the terminal side of x passes through the point (-12, 5).

**Pre-Calculus/Calculus**

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 ...

**Pre Calculus/Trig**

find the area of a circle inscribed in triangle ABC where a=9, b=13, and the measure of angle C=38 degrees

**pre calculus**

determine the order of magnitude for the following: 1. a $1 bill and a dime 2. two products scored a PH level of 6.1 and 4.o I can't figure out #1… but I did get #2 to be 10^2.1 Please help with #1 and check to see I did #2 right?

**Pre-calculus-check answer please**

Write the standard form of the equation of the circle that is tangent to the line x=3 and has center at (-2,-7). Answer: (x+2)^2+(y+7)^2=49 Is this correct?

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Which of the following quadratic functions has a graph that opens downwards? check all that apply A. y=2x^2-9x+3 B. y=x^2+4x+8 C. y=-(5+2x^2) D. y=60x-15x^2

**Pre-Algebra(please check)**

Please check these simplified expressions(my answer is after the ;) 4(2k-6)-8(3-3k); -16k-(-48) 9+(-2k)+(-4)-6k; -8k+5 -x+4x-(-8x)-9+2x+1; 13x+(-8) 5(-3x+6)+8x; -7x+30 8+6x+4-8x; -2x+12 5(-m-3)+4m-10; -9m+5

**Pre-Calculus**

Find the values of x for which the line y=2x intersects the parabola y=(x-1)^2+1. So I set the equations equal to eachother, and solved for x using the quadratic formula. The solution I got was: x=3.41 and x=0.59. Could someone please check my work.

**Pre-Calculus**

Sorry to be a pest but I never got an answer and I'm really stuck Can you please check this equation. Find polar equation of x^2 + y^2 = 10y x^2 + y^2 = r^2 r^2 = 10sin(theta)

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help Please Find (fog)(2) and (f+g)(2) when f(x)= 1/x and g(x)=4x+9

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help please State the x and y-intercepts for each function. f(x)= -x^3+4x

**Pre-Calculus**

Could someone check my answers? 27. (16/9)^2/3 = 64/27 28. (49/25)^3/2 = 343/125 31. (-64)^2/3 = 8 32. (-8)^-4/3 = 1/16 or -1/16

**Pre Calculus**

Pre Calculus why is sin(-20)/cos 380 equal to tan (-200)

**Calculus/pre-trig**

Write the formula for the discriminant. State the types of roots for a quadratic equation, explaining how the discriminant helps you determine the type.

**Finite Math**

Fifty percent of students enrolled in calculus class have previously taken pre-calculus. Thirty percent of these students received an A for the calculus class, whereas twenty percent of the other students received an A for calculus. Find the probability that a student selected...

**Pre-Calculus**

Please check: 1.Find polar equation of x^2 + y^2 = 10y r^2 for x^2 + y^2 and sin(theta sin for y =r^2=10sin(theta) 2. y=5 r=5/sin 3. x^2+y^2 =x^2 + y^2 =2x+3y

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please. Solve the equation: (x-3)(x+2)=0 Enter the solution with the lowest value.

**pre-cal/trig**

PlEASE help me with this!! I need it as soon as possible....... cos(x-(pi/4))+sin(x-(pi/4))=1 Find the answer from 0 to 2pi. When I slove this, I got cosx+sinx=(1/ square root of 2). then I don't know what to do the rest. Please help me.

**Pre-Calculus**

I am in Honors Pre-Calculus and am having a hard time understanding my teacher. I feel so stupid. Does anyone have any suggestions on a website that might give me some insight into what I am doing wrong? Thanks!

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Helpp please State the domain and range of each of the following functions: 1. f(x)=1/(x+3) 2. g(x)=√x+6 3. h(x)=x^3+2x+5

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please Is the given linear expression a factor of the polynomial? Show work. f(x)=2x^3+x^2-5x+2; x+2

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help me please. List all possible rational zeros for the polynomial function. p(x)=3x^3-2x^2-5x-2

**pre calc trig check my work please**

sin x + cos x -------------- = ? sin x sin x cos x ----- + ----- = sin x sin x cos x/sin x = cot x this is what i got, the problem is we have a match the expression to the equation work sheet and this is not one of the answers. need to figure out what im doing wrong so i can ...

**Calculus - please check my work**

Differentiate each function a) y = -3x^2 + 5x - 4 b) f(x) = 6/x - 3/(x^2) c) f(x) = (3x^2 - 4x)(x^3 + 1) the answers i got for each was: a) y'= -6x + 5 b) f'(x)= -6/x^2 + 6/x^3 c) f'(x)= 15x^4 + 6x - 16x^3 - 4 please double check and let me know if these are correct, thank you.

**Pre-Calculus**

I posted earlier and didn't get an answer so I'm posting again-hoping someone could please check these two-I think they're correct Please check my answer: I think it's correct? 1.Find polar form of (-3,2) r=sqrt of (-3)^2 + 2^2)=sqrt (13) = 3.61 tan^-1(2/-3) = 33.79 180-33.79...

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Go over this with me please, I forgot how to do it. Solve the polynomial equation. 15x^3-119x^2-10x+16=0

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A road rises 140 feet per horizontal mile. What angle does the road make with the horizontal?

**Pre-Calculus-check answers**

Write the equation of the circle that passes through the point (3,4) and has its center at (1,2). Answer: (x-1)^2 +(y-2)^2 = 8 Thanks for the help.

**Pre-trig/Calc**

Please help me. Use Descartes' rule of signs to describe the roots for each polynomial function. 3. m(x)=x^3+3x^2-18x-40

**Pre-Calculus**

Can you show me how to find the rectangular equation: r=2cos(theta) + 3 sin (theta) All I need is an example to work off I was absent today from Pre-Calc and I have homework to do and no explanation with them-Please help with this one Thank you

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A 40 foot high flagpole sits on the side of a hill. The hillside makes a 17 degree angle with horizontal. How long is a wire that runs from the top of the pole to a point 72 feet downhill from the base of the pole?

**pre calculus**

can you check my work Find two different sets of parametric equations for the given rectangular equation: y=x^2+10 answer: x=t y=t^2+10 x=t^3 y=t^6+10

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A pilot in a plane at an altitude of 22,000 feet observes that the angle of depression to a nearby airport is 26 degrees. How many miles is the airport from a point on the ground directly below the plane?

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A surveyor stakes out points A and B on sides of a building. Point C on the side of the building is 300 feet from A and 440 feet from B. Angle ACB measures 38 degrees. What is the distance from A to B?

**Pre-Calc-please check**

Please check this for me expand (3z-2b)^5 using Binomial Theorem (a+b)^n = n on top sigma in middle k=0 to right (n/k)a^(n-k)b^k (3a-2b)^5 = 5 on top sigma in middle k=0 on bottom(5/k)(3a)^5-k(-2b)^k (5/0)(3a)^5(-2b)^0+(5/1)(3a)^4(-2b)^1 +(5/2)(3a)^3(-2b)^2 +(5/3)(3a)^2(-2b)^3...

**PRE CALCULUS HELP PLEASE**

((ln(x))^1/2)/(ln(x^1/2))=6

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please. Simplify 1. √-36 2. -√-625

**pre-algebra**

3x + 4=19 x=5 -32=24-2f f=16 Please check.Thank you.

**pre-algebra**

3m-4=14 m=6 11=2y-15 y=13 Please check Thank you.

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me do this please. Simplify the expressions using imaginary numbers. 1. √-16 2. √-49

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Help me please, I don't understand this write using exponential notation √ 36* 3√ 64 oh and 3 is an exponent

**Pre-calculus-check answers**

If f(x)=4x^2 and g(x)=2/x, find [g x f](x). Answer: -1/2x^2 2) Are f(x)=1/2x+5 and g(x)=2x-5 inverses of each other? Answer: no

**Calculus (Check)**

This seems to easy. Check please. Find. Lim (x^2)-4 x->2 e I substitute in 2 (2^2)-4 e gives me 4-4 e So my answer is e^0 or 1.

**Pre-Calculus-check answers**

Use a sum or difference identity to find the exact value of sin 255 degrees Answer: sqrt6-sqrt2/4 Thanks

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A lighthouse keeper 100 feet above the water sees a boat sailing in a straight line directly toward her. As watches, the angle of depression to the boat changes from 25 degrees to 40. How far has the boat traveled during this time?

**Pre-Calculus-check answer**

Solve: x^2+y^2=10 and xy=3 Answer: (+/-3, +/-1) or (+/-1, +/-3)

**pre-algebra**

Please check -42=4n+17n N=3.09 13+10c-4=-29 C=-3.8

**Pre-Cal**

[Note: I'm still having issues with identities with regard to trig] Verify the Trig. identities: (a). cot(x+y)=(cotxcoty-1)/(cotx+coty) (b). sin0(cot0+tan0)=sec0 [Note: 0=theta symbol]

**pre-calculus**

Determine whether y is a function of x: x^2y-x^2+4y=0 Please help. Thanks.

**Pre calculus**

f(x)={ x+5, if x>0 3, if x<=0 Graph the function can someone please help

**pre-calculus**

WHAT DO YOU LEARN IN PRECALCULUS? PLEASE LIST.

**Math (pre calculus)**

please simplify (1/1+x+h) - (1 /1+x ) divided by h

**calculus**

1. what trig function has an amplitue of 1 and negative values for angles between π/2 and π? 2. what trig function never crosses the x-axis and has a value of 2 at π/6? are these correct? 3. what trig function has a period of π and is undefined for -π/...

**Calculus POSTS please check**

Please check my calculus posts. They are at the bottom. Thanks.

**Pre-Calculus**

Use substitution method to solve. (1/2x)+(3/4y)=(-1/4) and (3/4x)-(1/4y)=1 Can you please help?

**Pre-calculus**

how to graph the polynomial function f(x)= -x^4 - 4x^2 by hand. Please Help!!!

**Pre-calculus**

fraction 1) 5/12+7/18-5/6 2) 3x/x-1-1/x=_____/x^2-1x 3) x+1/x^2-5x+6-3x+11/x^2-x-6= 4)2x^2-3x-1 5) 3x^2+2x-2 6) x^2-3x-9 4-5 with formula -B+_sqrt(B)^2+(-4)(A)(C)/2A please help!

**Pre-Calculus**

Help please What is the slope of the line x = 4? would it be undefined??

**pre calculus**

can you please explain what steps you take to find ||u||2 when u: <-1,7> v: <6,4>?

**Pre-Calc**

Please check answer and help with one of them: 1. check please car in an accident speed of car is the s, d is length of skid=30 feet f is coefficient=0.5 use formula to find s=sqaure root of 30*f*d My answer is 21.21 because I took square root of 30(0.5)(30) 2. this one is ...

**Pre-Calc**

Please check answer and help with one of them: 1. check please car in an accident speed of car is the s, d is length of skid=30 feet f is coefficient=0.5 use formula to find s=sqaure root of 30*f*d My answer is 21.21 because I took square root of 30(0.5)(30) 2. this one is ...

**Pre-Calculus-check answers**

Find the degree measure of the central angle whose intercepted arc measures 8cm in a circle of radius 15cm. Answer: -401.07 degrees

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

Help me please Standard form: y=x^2-2x-3 Vertex form: ??? Intercept form: ???

**Pre-Calculus-check answers**

Which of the following results in the graph of f(x)=x^2 being expanded vertically by a factor of 3 and reflected over the x-axis? a) f(x)= (1/3)x^2 b) f(x)= -3x^2 c) f(x)= (-1/x^2)+3 d) f(x)=(-1/3)x^2 Answer: d Thanks for checking my answers

**Pre-Calculus-check answers**

Write an equation of the tangent function with period 3pi/8, phase shift -pi/5, and vertical shift -2. Answer: y=tan(8x/3 - 8pi/15)-2 Thanks

**Trig(Check the answer)**

A Flagpole casts a 60 foot long shadow on the ground. The angle from the tip of the flagpole to the end of the flagpole's shadow measures 35 degrees. How tall is the flagpole? can i use cos(55degrees) = 60/h which gives me 104.61. Please check. Thanks!

**Pre-Calculus**

How do you confirm that f and g are inverses by showing that f(g(x))=x and g(f(x))=x ? Problem: f(x)=3x-2 and g(x)= x+2 --- 3 Please help, don't know where to begin?

**Pre Calculus**

please explain the process of finding the complex zeros of f(x)=x^4+5x^2+4.

**pre calculus**

Find a cubic function with the given zeros. -2, 5, -6 help me please

**Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry**

Help me please, just explain. How would I find f(1)? f(1)= x; -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2 f(x); 3.4, 0, -1.2, 0.4, 1.3, 1.7

**Trig/Pre-Calc**

Need help with current Trig problem for tomorrow: Solve the logarithmic equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places. 6log3(0.5x)=11 I know to start off the equation you divide by 6. I know the answer is 14.988. I just am puzzled on how to receive the...

**Pre-Algebra**

Please check....... convert to slope intercept form y-27=4x 16-2y=22 8x+11-4-27 -11/-11 8x=4x+38 +4x 4x 12/12x=38/12 = 1 1/3

**Math - Studying for Pre Calc exam!**

Approximate the solutions (to three decimal places) of the given equation in the interval (- pi/2, pi/2) 6 sin 2x − 8 cos x + 9 sin x = 6 Can you help with this please? I am studying for my Pre Calculus 1 exam and am stuck on this question...! The answer options are a. x...

**Pre-calculus-check answers**

Name all the values of x that are not in the domain of f(x)=2-x^2/x+5. Answer: x= -5 2)Find the minimum value of f(x,y)=2x-y+2 for the polygonal convex set determined by this system of inequalities: x >/= 1, x </= 3, y</=0, 1/2x+y</=5 Answer: -0.5

**Pre-Calculus-check answers**

Name all the values of x that are not in the domain of f(x)=2-x^2/x+5. Answer: x= -5 2)Find the minimum value of f(x,y)=2x-y+2 for the polygonal convex set determined by this system of inequalities: x >/= 1, x </= 3, y</=0, 1/2x+y</=5 Answer: -0.5

**pre-calculus**

3x^3 -2x^2 - 7x - 4 = 0 Can you please help teach me how to put this equation into the graphing calculator.

**pre-calculus--Please help, urgent.**

For the function f(x)= 8/x+7,find the average rate of change of f from 1 to x.

**Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry**

Help please What is the slope of the line that passes through (1,0) and is parallel to y = 3x + 5?

**Pre-Calculus**

Can someone please explain how eccentricity can be used to classify conics.

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

Two trains depart simultaneously from the same station. The angle between the two tracks on which they leave is 120 degrees. One train travels at an average speed of 45 mph and the other at 70 mph. How far apart are the trains after three hours?

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

If f(x)=1/(x+2), what is f(3+h)? A. 1/(3+h) B. 1/(h+5) C. 1/(x+2)(3+h) D. (3+h)(x+2)

**Pre-cal/Trig**

(tan/(1+sec)) + ((1+sec)/tan) = 2csc (Show all work please.)

**Pre-Calculus**

Please check my answer: I think it's correct? 1.Find polar form of (-3,2) r=sqrt of (-3)^2 + 2^2)=sqrt (13) = 3.61 tan^-1(2/-3) = 33.79 180-33.79 = 146.31degrees polar points are (sqrt13,146.31degrees) 2. Rectangular form of (3,112degrees) 3cos112= (-1.12) 3sin112=2.78 ...

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A pole tilts 12 degrees from the vertical, away from the sun, casts a 34 foot long shadow on level ground. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of the pole is 64 degrees. How long is the pole?

**pre calculus**

im having an brain freeze....i cant remember how to factor..f(x)=2x^2-7x-30..please explain so i can do it on my own

**Pre calculus**

Please help me! Find the exact solutions to the quadratic equation in the complex numbers. (x-13)²=-36

**pre calculus**

find the average rate of change of f(x)=x^3-5x+3: a. from -6 to -3 b. from -1 to 2 c. from 2 to 8 I am so lost, can someone please show me how to do this?

**Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry**

Help please Which of the following is the equation of a line that passes through the points (2,5) and (4,3)? y = -x + 7 y = x + 7 y = 2x + 5 y = -2x + 5

**Pre-Calc-Please check my answer**

Please help-I'm stuck really bad Thank you for any help you can provide What are the roots of the equation x^2 -4x + 3 = 0 x^2 - 4x = 3 x^2 +2(-2)x + -2^2 = -3 = -2^2 x^2 + -4x + 4 = 1 (x + -2)^2 = 1 qrt (x+-2)^2 = sqrt 1 x+-2 = plus or minus 1 therefore x=1 x=3 roots are 1 and 3

**Pre-Calculus - Reiny**

Reiny you helped me with this logarithm yesterday: How did you write it out as log2 ( √A / B^3 ) Laws of logarithms combine, write as a single logarithm Need help on this question please, Im stuck, don't know where to go abouts from here: I did it on paint and uploaded ...

**Pre-Calc/Trig**

Please help-I'm stuck really bad What are the roots of the equation x^2 - 4x + 3 = 0 I think I was suppose to use b^2 - 4ac so it would be -4 - (-4)*1*3 = 12 so the roots would be 12 and -12 Thank you for any help you can provide

**Pre-Calculus (Check)**

Please tell me what I'm doing wrong... The side lengths of tops of three squares tables can be described as three consecutive integers. The combined area of the table tops is 677 sq in. Algebraically, determine the roots of the quadratic equation. (I'll use quadratic, but if ...