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Calculating Quarts from Pints in a Ratio Help
Can someone please explain the steps to solving this problem without a calculator? Seth drank three pints of water a day for 6 days. How many quarts of water did he drink
January 30, 2014 by Angela

chem II
0.959 g of a hydrocarbon is dissolved in 10.00g of benzene. The freezing point of the solution is 1.16C. Find the molecular mass of the hydrocarbon. Benzene has a Kf of 5.12 and a freezing points of 5.53 degrees C. Not sure how to go about solving this problem? Thanks!
February 8, 2015 by Steph

Economics
Help solving this question, please help me on how to do it. Don't give me the answer... If the banking system has $15,000 of total reserves and a reserve requirement of 20%, the money supply can reach a maximum of $30,000. $65,000. $75,000. $150,000.
October 4, 2009 by Chris

Buffer solution
Solve an equilibrium problem (using an ICE table) to calculate the pH. a solution that is 0.205 M in CH3NH2 and 0.110 M in CH3NH3Br. i used th Ka of CH3NH2 and set up the problem as Ka=[H3O][CH3NH2]/[CH3NH3Br], but that was wrong. So i switched the equation to Ka=[H3O][...
March 27, 2010 by Kyle

Math(problem solving)
Four darts are thrown at this dartboard. If all four darts hit the board, how many different point totals are possible? there are 4 circles with point totals: working out from the middle bulls eye.. bulls eye = 9 2nd circle = 7 3rd circle = 4 outter circle = 1 please help, i'm...
March 6, 2013 by sarah

Statistics
For Mathguru_ from statistic question on Tuesday April 10, 2007 follow up question- what if I wasn't given the standard deviation either- how would I solve this problem Other tutors can help, but without the previous information, it is impossible to help you. Please repost ...
April 11, 2007 by Angel

English literarure(a streetcar named desire)
infact my problem is that i dnt know how to start answering this empathy question.Can you please help me??th question is thet; Imagine you are stanley.write your opinion about Blanche (scene 1).please help me.
January 26, 2008 by pallaa

Chemistry (Dr.Bob222)
The half-life of P-32 is 14 days. How long after a sample is delivered can a laboratory wait to use a sample in an experiment if they need at least 10 percent of the original radioactivity? I need help on how to set up this problem. What is the general equation to use for a ...
November 7, 2013 by K

math
yhank you very much for solving the question i asked yesterday:the two parners in a business, one partner mortgaged business property to his co-partner for $15,000 at 12% interest. no payments were ever made for 17 yearsyour answer was "assuming the interest is compounded ...
November 29, 2010 by martin sostre

Math
Problem Solving Work Backward The temperature was 16 degree Celsius when Becky returned home at 6 p.m. The temperature was 4 degree Celsius warmer at 3 p.m. than it was at 6 p.m. It was 3 degree Celsius warmer at 12 noon than it was at 3 p.m. What was the temperature at 12 noon?
May 3, 2013 by Quan

math
how do i do x2+12x+32 x2+12x = 14x+32 subtract 14x from each side 14x=32 divide by 2 7x=16 x=16/7, which is 2 and 2/7 ok maybe you typed that question wrong? is it x^2 + 12x + 32 ? if it is then the solution is: (x+8)(x+4) because when you multiply them you use foil; so ...
February 14, 2007 by bob

physics
Water (η = 1.00E-3 Pas) is flowing through a horizontal pipe with a volume flow rate of 0.0153 m3/s. As the drawing below shows, there are two vertical tubes that project from the pipe. Assume that H = 0.0477 m and L = 0.670 m I know how to plug in everything but, my ...
November 16, 2012 by Katherine

PHYSICS
Hi thanks for your help The answer to this problem is supposed to be 1870 [N (m^2)/ c] but im getting 1497 instead. If you could help me get the right answer that would be super. The problem says that there is a pyramid with a square base whose side lengths are 6 m and the ...
February 8, 2011 by KIKSY

physics
Hi thanks for your help The answer to this problem is supposed to be 1870 [N (m^2)/ c] but im getting 1497 instead. If you could help me get the right answer that would be super. The problem says that there is a pyramid with a square base whose side lengths are 6 m and the ...
February 8, 2011 by KIKSY

physics
Hi thanks for your help The answer to this problem is supposed to be 1870 [N (m^2)/ c] but im getting 1497 instead. If you could help me get the right answer that would be super. The problem says that there is a pyramid with a square base whose side lengths are 6 m and the ...
February 8, 2011 by APpreciative student

For <b>marie flore joseph</b>
Please do not add your new question as a response to somebody else's post. click on "Post a New Question" above to post your problem. Here is your question : Math - marie flore joseph, Monday, April 5, 2010 at 10:37pm the difference of the squares of two consecutive odd ...
April 5, 2010 by Reiny

Grade 11th Maths
(Second Time posting this problem)This problem is related to Chapter-Sets. Please solve the question using x method. x method means x ∈ A ∩ B Q. If A-B=A then show that A∩B=
July 4, 2010 by Akashdeep Singh

Math
Dear Reiny! U r a life-saver! Is there a short cut to how can I set the question or change word problems into math one? It seems that this is my problem! Also, why did my way worked as well with different answers? My answers satisfied all equations as well. Many thanks.
April 9, 2010 by Me

physics
You jump from the end of a diving board that is 3 meters above the water. You spring upward from the end of the board with an initial velocity of 5 m/s. How long are you in the air? What is the speed as you hit the water? I need to know the steps in solving the problem. Thanks!
September 7, 2007 by Jaclyn

ALGEBRA again still need help !
need help solving this word problem, converting from words to an equation 48 equals a number increased by 6, and the sum, all multiplied by 5. I have the answer, but I am unable to set up an equation. answer - x=3 3/5
October 9, 2008 by Rose

Math
Could someone please help me with this math problem. I am lost on trying to solve this math problem. Add. Simplify if possible. s+r/sr^2 + 2s+r/s^2r Thanks.
May 16, 2010 by B.B.

Psychology
1) The type of learning that involves reasoning, problem solving, language, memory, association of ideas, and other mental processes is Cognitive learning. Is this correct? 2) When you are figuring out how to memorize information for your college tests, you are engaging in ...
November 11, 2009 by Jack

algbera
In solving the equation (x + 3)(x + 1) = 48, Eric stated that the solution would be x + 3 = 48 => x = 45 or (x + 1) = 48 => x = 47 However, at least one of these solutions fails to work when substituted back into the original equation. Why is that? Please help Eric to ...
May 1, 2011 by kozy

algebra
1. In solving the equation (x + 3)(x + 1) = 48, Eric stated that the solution would be x + 3 = 48 => x = 45 or (x + 1) = 48 => x = 47 However, at least one of these solutions fails to work when substituted back into the original equation. Why is that? Please help Eric to...
June 20, 2011 by Taina

Algebra
In solving the equation (x + 3)(x + 1) = 48, Eric stated that the solution would be x + 3 = 48 => x = 45 or (x + 1) = 48 => x = 47 However, at least one of these solutions fails to work when substituted back into the original equation. Why is that? Please help Eric to ...
October 13, 2011 by Sierra

math
hey everyone, i have a question, by looking at a particular graph, how will you estimate the amount that is asked in a problem? (e.i. revenue, profit, stocks, etc) Do you just guess or something? thank you!
February 10, 2011 by anonymous

Math - Alegbra 2 some1 plz help?
in a certain math class, each student has a text book, every 2 students share a book of tables, every 3 students share a problem book, and every 4 students share a mathematics dictionary. If the total number of books is 75.. how many students are in a class? how many students ...
December 2, 2006 by Agnes

6TH GRADE MATH
A sea cow can stay under water y minutes. This is 11 minutes longer than one - third the time of a hippopotamus can. Write an equation that states the relationship of the minutes these two mammals can stay under water. Complete the table with 16 or 56. Sea cow - 0 Hippopotamus...
January 8, 2015 by jamar

Pre-Calc
I do not know which value I am solving for or how to get there these are the instructions and info given. Use the given conditions to find the exact value of the expression. sinx=(-5/13), tanx>0, sin(x-(pi/3)) There is no question and the answer is ((12(sqrt3))-5)/26 from ...
March 10, 2015 by Seffi

science and medicine
I don't have any idea how to solve this. Could someone show me the steps in solving this word problem? I am at a loss! Abus leaves a station at 1 pm., traveling west at a rate of 44 mi/h. One hour later a second bus leaves the same station, traveling east at a rate of 48 mi/h....
March 21, 2007 by andy

Grade 11th Maths
(Second time posting this problem)This problem is related to Chapter-Sets. Please solve the question using x method. x method means x ∈ A ∩ B Q. If A⊂B, then prove that B'⊂A'
July 4, 2010 by Akashdeep Singh

College Algebra
Hello - I am stuck on this problem and I'm in serious need of some help. I don't understand this question at all. The problem is: Find the equilibrium quantity and equilibrium demand function for the given: Supply: P=45q Demand: P=q^2+10,000
February 9, 2013 by Jessica

math question
Problem Find an approximate value for the rate at which the moon orbits the earth. Assume that the moons orbit is circular.
October 6, 2008 by sherri

math
hi i startted the problem below by writing a sigma notation of sigma[(2^(n+1))/((n+1)!)] QUESTION: how do i find the sum of 2+(4/2!)+(8/3!)+(16/4!)+... was my attempt wrong, or how do i go from here? thank you!
March 17, 2011 by kiksy

math
hi i startted the problem below by writing a sigma notation of sigma[(2^(n+1))/((n+1)!)] QUESTION: how do i find the sum of 2+(4/2!)+(8/3!)+(16/4!)+... was my attempt wrong, or how do i go from here? thank you!
March 17, 2011 by kiksy

math
Original Question is: how many 1/2 miles are in 12 miles? write the division question 12 divided by 1/2= 24 what multiplication question could the model also answer? 12 x 2 =24 This is the one I didn't understand Write the question given as a multiplication question?
December 10, 2013 by Libby

Average problem word solving epicness
In order to graduate, a bo needs an average of 65 percent for his five major subjects. His first four grades were 55, 60, 65, and 65. What grade does he need in the fifth subject in order to graduate like a boss?
November 13, 2014 by factions

Math
Gasoline accounts for 85% of the motor fuel consumed in the United States every day. If 8,882 thousand barrels (bbl) of motor fuel is consumed each day, how much gasoline is consumed each day in the United States? Round to the nearest barrel. I need help setting up and solving...
August 12, 2009 by Haley

Chemistry
Question 2: Use your balanced equation to calculate the volume of 0.12 M Na3PO4 to stoichiometrically react with the 3.0 mL of Co (NO3)2. Show your work. 3) Discuss how your supernatant color in the 6 different test tubes supports your calculated result in #2. For example, if ...
March 1, 2015 by Question

basic math
I am not sure the solvent in this problem, as far as what you do when lining this problem up. The math problem..... Add 150 and 93.17. I don't know if I should be placing 150 at the first decimal or the second. I know I would usually do 150.00 93.17 but the 2nd decimal is ...
November 3, 2011 by kristen

math
I just started the 5th grade and I don't understand one of my math problems. The problem is Mr. Smith bought 2 similar T-shirts and a belt. He paid $100 to the cashier and received $13 in change. Find the cost of each T-shirt. (shouldn't the price of the belt be in the question?)
August 10, 2011 by Ty

math
I'm working on some review problems in Math and having trouble on the critical thinking one. The question says is it possible for 2 numbers to have the same LCM and GCF? Explain. I'm not sure where to begin on this. I know how to do both types of problems but don't know how to...
August 10, 2012 by Brandi

math.algebra
I need help solving: 5x+5-=0 Thanks for the help!!1
November 4, 2007 by kim

math
how do i go about solving this equation 3x=27-15x
December 17, 2008 by victoria

10th grade math
3a-a-4=0 solving for the roots,
February 21, 2009 by michelle

math
solving quadratic equations 8s^3=72s
May 3, 2009 by Bryan

math
Can you help me solve this solving quadratic equation.x^2-x-1=0
April 15, 2010 by lauren

math
Stuck on solving this inequality, help please. 3X le 15 and 2x gt -6
February 10, 2011 by marco

math
how do you go about solving liner equiaions?
February 14, 2011 by dawn

Math
I need help solving this using U- Substitution (x^2-4)^2 + (x^2-4) -6=0
April 27, 2011 by joe

math
7 + x < 20 15x > 50 7 + 14x > 35 need help in solving
May 17, 2011 by not too bright

math
solving equation 20x-7=2+17x
September 29, 2011 by kathie

math
what is the first step in solving the equation 2x-5=21?
May 9, 2012 by carlos

math
a-2/6 -5 = a+3/3 SOLVE FOR A solving equations with fractions
July 12, 2012 by jack

Math
please explain the method of solving: 37 - p = 28 + 4p
August 5, 2012 by MarySue

Math
I need some help solving this equation. 8x+4-4x=x-14
September 24, 2012 by Aaron

math
any helpful hints for solving equations?
May 18, 2013 by stacy

math
What is the hardest part of solving equations?
May 18, 2013 by stacy

math
(14 hr 3 min) divided by 3. how do i go about solving this
May 17, 2014 by Emily

Math
solving using the elimination method 0.3x-0.2y=4 0.2x+0.3y=5/23
August 10, 2014 by Janelle

Math
Can someone please explain to me exactly what type of math this is (e.g. radicals, linear equations) and how I would go about solving this?
February 23, 2014 by Anonymous

Business Communications
Is the subject line "Improving Customer Service" appropriate in a message to superiors? A. Yes, because it focuses on solving the problem. B. No, because the word "service" makes the subject line seem negative. C. No, because the boss is likely to think that you caused the ...
August 15, 2010 by Rain Misoa

college
use the five steps for problem solving. the average of two test scores is 79. if one test score is eleven less than the other, what are the two test scores?
December 8, 2010 by kristie

MATH
1~ a.) Solve a - 9 = 20 b.) Solve b - 9 > 20 c) How is solving the equation in part a similar to solving the inequality in part b? d.) How are the solutions different? 2~ Briana is allowed to watch no more than 5 hours of T.V a week. So far this week, she has watched 1.5 ...
January 17, 2014 by Wendy

geomatry deductive reasoning
a sequence begins -4,1,6,11 find the rule that generates the sequence. Then give the 5oth term is the sequence. What type of reasoning inductive or deductive, do you use when solving this problem?
October 23, 2011 by manal

geomatry deductive reasoning
a sequence begins -4,1,6,11 find the rule that generates the sequence. Then give the 5oth term is the sequence. What type of reasoning inductive or deductive, do you use when solving this problem?
October 23, 2011 by manal

Math
Went ahead and did the HW the teach recommended but she did not post the answers and I would like to see if im on the right track. Problem 1: Are the vectors (2,−1,−3), (3, 0,−2), (1, 1,−4) linearly independent? Problem 2 : Is the set {x E R^4 : (x1 &#...
May 11, 2013 by John Rose

chemistry
Solid borax dissolves in water according to the equation: Na2B4O7 10H2O(s) 2Na+ (aq) + B4O5(OH)42(aq) + 8H2O(l) The sign of Ssys will be A. positive B. negative because there are A. more B. less moles of products generated. i've tried solving this problem and i think its ...
April 7, 2008 by david

college algebra
By setting up and solving a proportion involving x, find the value of x for the car that you have chosen. State the type of car, the mileage, and show both the set up of the proportion and the steps to solve. Include units with your answer. How would I do this problem? What ...
February 23, 2010 by Stephanie

intermediate algebra
In solving the equation (x-1)(x+2)=30. Eric stated that the solution would be x-1=30Tx=31 or(x-2)T30Tx=32 However, at least on of these solutions fails to work when subsitituted back into the orignal equation. Why is that? Please help Eric to understand better, solve ...
July 28, 2011 by ROCKY

math
The two cereal boxes shown have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2:3.If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy? Why? What assumption(s) do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate, then check. I think the answer is the...
December 16, 2009 by Lauren

Math
Thank you for the answer now I understand. For the next question I made a mistake this is the question elli has two 8 and 1/2 pound bags of mints. She plans to put 1/12 pound at each place setting. Will she have enough mints? She has 256 guests I think that means 256 place ...
December 11, 2013 by Matthew

problem solving
if a circuit has a3.9k resistor and a5uf capacitor, find the current flow in the circuit at 0.005 seconds, if the maximum current flow in the circuit is 105mA
April 18, 2011 by bobby

math repost
1. What is the exact value of csc^2 210degrees - cot^2 210degrees? 2. Can you make a generalization about the value of csc^2 theta - cot^2 theta? I'm not sure what to do, I'm familiar with the terms but not sure how to go about solving the question.
February 11, 2010 by Phillip

Chemistry
Suppose you wanted to find out how many milliliters of 1.0 M AgNO3 are needed to provide 169.88 g of pure AgNO3. a. What is step 1 in solving the problem? b. What is the molar mass of AgNO3? c. How many milliliters of solution are needed?
April 22, 2013 by Somer

problem solving
What if part of the fencing is used to build a partition perpendicular to a side? Consider a rectangular region with one partition? With 2 partitions? with n partitions? (There is a surprise in this one!!) What if the partition is a diagonal of the rectangle?
December 8, 2014 by kakak

problem solving
What is the maximum area of a sector of a circle with P = 100? (Here is another surprise!!! -- could you believe it is r2 when r = 25? How is this similar to a square being the maximum rectangle and the central angle of the maximum sector being 2 radians?)
December 8, 2014 by kakak

please help me in math
The two-way table shows the number of people whose hobbies are reading or solving puzzles and who either ride a motorcycle or dont ride a motorcycle. Among people whose hobby is reading, what is the relative frequency of not riding a motorcycle? Express your answer as a ...
January 12, 2015 by Aspen

Calculus
How do I solve for lim h->0 (((a+h)^2 + 1)/(3(a+h)+7) - ((a^2 + 1)/3a + 7)) and then all divided by h? The question was use the limit definition to find the derivative of f(x)= (x^2 + 1)/(3x + 7). I tried solving what I did above, but had no luck. I used wolfram alpha to ...
October 12, 2010 by Blake

Physics
I have these two equations that I'm supposed to set equal to each other and find the answer for h which is height for this problem. But I don't think I'm solving it correctly. 0 - (h/5) = -1.1(v0) - (1/2)(-9.8)(1.1)^2 (v0)^2 = 2(-9.8)(h/5 - h) My final answer was h = 412.90 to...
July 14, 2011 by Kai

Math: Applications of Dot Product
15) In Question 14, if the ramp makes an angle of 20 degrees with the level ground. Find the magnitude of the force tending to lift the crate vertically. ++++Textbook Answer for Question 15: 108.3 N ---- 14) A crate is being dragged up a ramp by a 125 N force applies at an ...
February 23, 2008 by Anonymous

Physics
At an air show, a jet plane has velocity components vx = 695 km/h and vy = 440 km/h at time 4.85s and vx= 933km/h and vy = 465 km/h at time 7.12 s. For this time interval, find (a) the x and y components of the planes average acceleration and (b) the magnitude and direction ...
January 22, 2012 by mo

Physics
At an air show, a jet plane has velocity components vx = 695 km/h and vy = 440 km/h at time 4.85s and vx= 933km/h and vy = 465 km/h at time 7.12 s. For this time interval, find (a) the x and y components of the planes average acceleration and (b) the magnitude and direction ...
January 22, 2012 by mo

MGT
i am really stuck big time here... Decision making is an important supervisory function and often a difficult one. the advantages and disadvantages of group decision making, and the differences between decision making and problem solving.
October 14, 2008 by dawn

Algebra 2
I need help with this problem because I do not have a graphing calculator. Explain how you would solve this equation using your graphing calculator in five steps then give the solution. 2x- 3y=8 5x+ 4y= 11 Also how do you determine how many solutions a system of equations has ...
October 22, 2007 by Christian

Chemisty
Before solving the problem write a balanced chemical equation Excess aqueous NaI was added to 50 mL of aqueous CuNO3 solution, and 14.2 g of CuI precipitate was formed. What was the molar concentration of CuNO3 in the original solution? Answer in units of M
April 12, 2013 by Nick

physics
A copper telephone wire has essentially no sag between poles 34.0 m apart on a winter day when the temperature is −20.0C. How much longer is the wire on a summer day when the temperature is 32.0C? (Note: Table 19.1 is available for use in solving this problem.)
December 13, 2014 by anonymous

Math 221
Math 221 - Ms. Sue, Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:24pm I've done several problems for you. Now it's your turn. How do you think this problem should be solved? Answer this Question I was thinking that I should multiply the numerators and denominators
July 13, 2014 by Erica

Math
Problem Solving: Work Backward Will arrived at his mother's office at 3 p.m. It took him 30 minutes to walk from his home to the mall. He was in the mall for 45 minutes. It them took him 15 minutes to walk to his mother's office. At what time did Will leave home?
May 2, 2013 by Quan

math question
How do i solve a problem like this? I took a study guide and i messed up on some problems so can i get some help on a few that i missed so i can know how to complete them??
June 6, 2014 by matt

3rd grade
my dauter have a math problem and I dont no how to help her. this is the question: estimate each diffirence using compatible numbers for exc. 53-24=30 the next is 346-78=? we don`t now the answer thank you.Jessi
October 1, 2009 by jessi

math
Hi I'm Having a problem with a question in the application of the maximum and minimum (derivative) I want to prove that the height = 3 and i had this relation ===> H = h + r and h = - 2r ! I'm sure that (H) = 3 r But I Can't get the answer of (h) in positive ... so can I ...
January 16, 2012 by yousif

chemistry
I need help solving this question.. An aqueous solution of ethylene glycol (C2H6O2) IS 40% ethylene glycol by mass, and has a density of 1.05g/ml. what are the molarity, molality fraction of the solution?
July 7, 2010 by Linda

Algebra 1
Find the y-intercept of the two coordinates ( 2, -5) and ( 6, 3). Please help me with this question and please explain to me and show me how to find Each step to solving the y- intercept. Thank you 😄
November 3, 2013 by Lucy

problem solving
If a circuit has a 3.9 k ohms resistor and a 5 uF capacitor, find the current flow in the circuit at 0.005 seconds, if the maximum current flow in the circuit is 1.5 mA.
November 1, 2010 by milton

algebra
I've seen the exclamation point (!) put after numbers (ex. 3!), but I don't know what they mean. Can somebody tell me the steps on solving a problem like this? Thanks!! ! means factorial. 5! means 5*4*3*2*1 5!/3! means (5*4*3*2*1)/(3*2*1) which is equal to 5*4 or 20 Ohhhhhhhh...
April 24, 2007 by Emily

Math
Here is the math problem. 150 is 75% of what number? I know the rate is 75 percent and the base is 150. I am looking for the amount. My questions is how to find the answer? Do I divide? Okay maybe I am missing a huge section as to finding the answer to this question. I went ...
June 28, 2007 by marinda

math...help please!
ok i REALLY am stumped. please help! it is a sequence problem here is the problem.... 120,60,30 __, __, __. if you could give me the rule for this problem and the next 3 numbers that would be so great!!!!!!
September 18, 2007 by Rebekka

math,help
can someone help me with this i am lost now i've been doing math for the past 8 hrs. Problem # 1 solve: 4(x-10)-3x=x-40 Problem # 2 solve for t: a = p + prt Problem#3 translate to an algebraic equation 7 less than the quotient of a number and 3 is twice the same number problem...
March 18, 2007 by jasort20

Trigonometry (Logarthims)
Give checks to the following two questions Use logarithms and the law of tangents to solve the triangle ABC, given that a=21.46 ft, b=46.28 ft, and C=3228'30" without logarithms i can do this problem easily and i have. but when i try solving it with logarithms i keep getting...
February 24, 2011 by Anon

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