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Math last question i promise
What don't you understand about this problem?
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 6:12pm by Ms. Sue

I'm having problem understanding 2 2/7-1 1/3= can somebody help me with this question.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 6:01pm by cora evans

Your question isn't clear. Please clarify it. Correct spacing on these boards is a problem (meaning you can't do it); therefore, you must explain the problem in words and not tables.
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 6:23pm by DrBob222

In solving the eqaution(x+4)(x-4),Eric stated thatthe solution would be x+4=33=>x=29 or (x-4)=33=>x=37 However, at least one of these solutions fails to work when substituted back into the original eqaution. Why is that?Help Eric to understand better,solve the problem ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 9:41am by Sonya

managerial economics
Equating MR=MC and solving for Q is this the answer? part b to the question says to calculate the total revenue at the profit maximizing level. I'm not sure how to do this
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 9:44pm by Special

math-algebra please help
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 7:38pm by Carol

math-algebra please help
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 7:38pm by Carol

i AM HAVING TROUBLE GRAPHING SOLVING THE FOLLOING BY GRAPHING. cAN SOMEONE HELP PLEASE. 2X=Y=1 2X-Y=5 i do know that the lines do not intersect what do I do with the problem
Monday, January 8, 2007 at 3:01pm by DANIELLE

problem solving
It is in hours and it asks for hours. If you wanted minutes you would multiply by 60 min/h to cancel the h and get min/gal but it did not ask for that.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:47pm by Damon

Math (Pre-Calculus)
9t^4 + 6t^2 + 2 the problem is asking for the value of t at which the graph is at it's minimum. what i did was set t^4 to x^2 and t^2 to x. So that means I have 9x^2 + 6x + 2. Completing the square and the vertex formula gave me the same answer of -1/3 as x. So setting that ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 2:42am by Kaz

Please advise if my answer is correct in solving this question given? If not please advise what I am doing wrong in the equation..ty :) Write the ratio of 4 1/3 to 6 in simplest form. 4 1/3 = 13/3 = 48 6 = 12/3 = 36 48/36 = 4/3 = 1 1/3
Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 1:09pm by mkrugler

Oh yeah, and since the tube is closed on one end, I used the equation fn=(2n-1)v/4L rather than fn=nv/2L. Was my method of solving the problem correct?
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:13pm by Harmonic

Problem Solving and Geometry
make a sketch and use the ratio of two similar triangles, assuming her height and the height of the pole are parallel lines h/11 = 4/6 h = 44/6 = 22/3 feet
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1:27pm by Reiny

should have said: 2nd weighing: From the set of balls with the lighter ball, place a ball on each side of the balance, keep the third back in your hand. etc
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 8:52am by Reiny

1. What are the steps to solve this problem? 0.000027 ÷ 0.000009 • Explain how to use scientific notation to solve the problem. • Describe how to divide numbers written in scientific notation. • Give you final answer in simplest form. (5 points) I really need help with this ...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:47pm by anonymous

Linear combinations
Solving linear combinations Do you have a particular example of a problem you need help with?
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at 5:24pm by Paris

problem solving
I got two different answers from those two different solutions
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:29pm by ben

math trigonometry
My question is kinda hard i dont know how to start the problem to get my answer. the question is: You are cleaning the gutters on your house. the gutters are @ a height of 24 feet. if you have a 50 foot ladder, what is the minimum angle the ladder can form with the ground?
Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 1:29pm by kayla

(2y+1)(y+3)(5y-2)=0 If A x B x C=0, then A, B, or C are equal to zero. Therefore, for the problem, 2y+1=0 y+3=0 5y-2=0 Solving the equations for y will give the correct answers (three of them) for y.
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 8:36pm by Roxanne

Bus 3004
Demonstrate a positive attitude toward solving a problem. (In this step, explain how you kept a positive attitude as you complete a assignment.)
Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 11:38pm by Tara

scientific problem solving
a student wanted to know how his weight on mars would compare with his weight on earth. prentend that traveling to mars is possible.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 10:08pm by lakia

Scientific Notation
I'm having some trouble solving this problem: 32x10^2 / (4x10^2)^3 Is it possible to have a negative value in scientific notation?
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 11:25am by Maria

PHI 105 critical thinking and problem solving
explaining the relationship between informative, explanatory and persuasive statements and critical thinking
Monday, December 19, 2011 at 12:57am by maria

problem solving
Maria earns d dollars and owes $850 in expenses. How much, in dollars, does she have left after paying for expenses?
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 10:15pm by Anonymous

Hello, I am confused in the process of solving multi-step equations, specifically one where there is subtraction on both sides of the equation. The problem I am having trouble with is: 2x-5=4x-1 can you run through how I would solve this?
Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 12:37pm by Greta

Southern states adopted the northern system of a. cash-crop agriculture b. government-funded, urban social reform c. mandatory, tax-supported education d. problem-solving political commissions i'm not sure...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 12:25pm by y912f

In 1989, Carl Lewis established a world record when he ran the 100. meter dash in 9.92 seconds. What was his average speed (in m/s) for the race? Remember to include your data, equation, and work when solving this problem
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 10:10am by Anonymous

Here is a webpage that has your type of question press "STEP" to go through the problem. Notice they leave their angle as a negative.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 5:26pm by Reiny

math problem solving organized list
And you want to do this with a list? well, if they want to use different colors for different parts (front, shoulders, for instance) listed as front, shoulders pairs gp, go, gy, gb, gs pg,po,py,pb,ps og,op, oy, ob, os and so on.
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 8:51pm by bobpursley

Can you not just copy the problem from the book, so we get the correct wording? It's enough work to solve the problem for the answer, without having to figure out the question as well!
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 4:43am by MrGrumpy

This is not a meaningful question absent more information about the symbols. Are R,R1,R2 functions of x? Is R a function R(R1,R2)? This appears to be the solution to a work problem, miscast as a function question.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 11:42am by Steve

ur solving for Fn (net force). ur gona be usin this equation ~~ Fn= mg + ma ~~ "m" is mass "a" is acceleration "g" is obviously gravity in ur problem the given are m = 5.1kg a = 4.5m/s^2 g = 9.8m/s^2 or 9.8m/s^2 (depending on what your problem says) so now u plug it in the ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 8:44pm by Flaca

math word problem
I have a question... There is not a 5 degree differnce between 12 degrees and -7 degrees. So, wouldn't you write it 12 - (-7) = 19 degress? I am working on the same problem and trying to figure it out. I am now more confused then ever. Please no offence to Ms. Sue. I am just ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 10:06pm by TIFFANY

Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 9:52am by pat

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?
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 10:26am by manal

problem solving
My name is Two Twenty. I am in search of my friend. Find the sum of my proper divisors to bring my journey to an end. What is my friend's name?
Monday, April 21, 2008 at 8:54pm by Ashley

Problem solving is not memorizing equations. It is using equations to find certain elements, then relating those elements to the situation. This is what is required, and there is no substitute.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 10:48pm by bobpursley

Algebra 1
Can someone help me solve this problems please? Thank you very much 7x+9>1x+3= Can someone help me undertand the steps to solving this problem, please.
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 4:12pm by Erudita

PHI 105 critical thinking and problem solving
explaining the relationship between informative, explanatory and persuasive statements and critical thinking
Monday, December 19, 2011 at 12:57am by angelique white

Problem Solving: Writing to Explain
13 + 2 = 15 15 + 4 = 19 19 + 6 = 25 What pattern do you see? What do you think the next numbers are?
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 4:48pm by Ms. Sue

math-due tonight please help
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Friday, July 9, 2010 at 9:28pm by Carol

BUS 401
Which of the following statments regarding the cost of preferred stock is true? a.It is typically found by solving for an annuity’s discount rate. b. It is tpically found by solving for an annuity's due's discount rate. C. It is found similarly to a perpetuity's discount rate ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 10:14pm by Leo

classroom instruction
• Write a 200- to 300-word response describing how you might teach this concept to students in a lower elementary grade and to students in a middle school grade. i picked problem solving i have this so far. i guess for each grade level (elem and middle school) i would present ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 9:18pm by scooby

last calc question, i promise!
a) is correct b) correct c) yes, set (-1-y)/(x+4y) equal to -1/3 solving this I got x = 3-y sub that back into the original equation to get after simplifying y^2 + 2y - 3 = 0 (y+3)(y-1) = 0 y = -3 or y = 1 but those back into x=3-y for x =6 or x = 4 so the other points are (6...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 12:26am by Reiny

the difficulty is that you have to square the whole side, not just each term. I agree with you, that is a hard question at your level. Solving the final equation would be a nightmare.
Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 8:13pm by Reiny

college psychology
All of the following may interfere with problem solving except -functional fixedness -not knowing enough information -using a heuristic -correctly using an algorithm when appropriate -The mental set
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 4:35pm by Michele

Hello! I was wondering if I could get some help solving this problem? A car travels at a constant speed of 10.0 m/s along a straight highway that is inclined 6.0 degrees for 11.0 s. How high vertically does the car travel?
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 2:09am by Gusty

Hello! I was wondering if I could get some help solving this problem? A car travels at a constant speed of 10.0 m/s along a straight highway that is inclined 6.0 degrees for 11.0 s. How high vertically does the car travel?
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 2:12am by Gusty

problem solving
in a soccer tournament there are 22 entries. the tourney is single mathc elimination. that is 2 soccer teams compete at the same time and the loser is elimnated. how many games will be played to deterenmine chanmpioneship?
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 7:44pm by MATT

math-matrix equations
no, the problem statement is as it is on my sheet. do you know how to answer the question how they want it (a, b, c, or d)?
Friday, May 2, 2008 at 3:36pm by Jennifer

here is a question for you or a problem (math) 6.5(1 . 10 is the answer 65.0 ?
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 6:40pm by Jackie

Please post your entire problem as a new question.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 4:32pm by Ms. Sue

actually i have a question is that 1 big problem or 4 different ones???
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 4:50pm by ash

why not try posting a question that means something? That can't be how the problem reads.
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 7:24am by MrGrumpy

college math
Do this problem the same way I showed you for your last question.
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 7:53pm by Ms. Sue

Math Word problem !
I have one more question ... How did you get 1,200 ?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:58pm by Alexis

I already showed you how to solve this problem. Do not repost this question.
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2:40pm by Ms. Sue

Employees from the billing department are not receiving the accurate codes and information needed for data entry, slowing production and payment for the doctor. As head of the billing department, you have been delegated to lead a problem-solving team to resolve this issue. o ...
Friday, April 29, 2011 at 5:28am by dennis

Math for Professionals
What does "solving the problem" entail ? Are you finding the monthly payment to pay back the loan ? If so, then ... payment [1 - (1+i)^-n]/i = present value in your case, i = .09/12 = .0075, n = 84 and PV = 50000 payment [ 1 - 1.0075^-84}/.0075 = 50000 payment = 804.45
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 4:36pm by Reiny

College Math II
If a ball is tossed into the air from a height of 6 feet with a velocity of 32 feet per second, then its altitude at time t (in seconds) can be described by the function A(t) = - 16t^2 + 32t + 6. Find the altitude of the ball at 2 seconds. I am having problems understanding ...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 11:54am by Lori

I really need help factoring these special Trinomials. This question really puzzled me. I thought I had it correct, but when I checked the answer at the back of the book, I was wrong, and so I would like to know what was it that I had done wrong. This was the question: x^2-4x+...
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:35pm by Anonymous

MATH-Stuck :-(
I really need help factoring these special Trinomials. This question really puzzled me. I thought I had it correct, but when I checked the answer at the back of the book, I was wrong, and so I would like to know what was it that I had done wrong. This was the question: x^2-4x...
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 8:34pm by Anonymous

If your solving for Y your answer is y=x/2 +1 If your solving for X your answer is x=2y-2
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 2:06pm by Kenzie

5th math
what is the average number of hot dogs sold? 12,12,13,17,21,22,22,22,22,30,32,37. please! show me this how to solve this problem? my last question for today.thank you very much without your help . it;s impossible to understand this problem.
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 12:06am by pat

problem solving
there are 118 ridges around the edge of a dime. key has $5 in dimes. how many ridges,are there in all of kellys dimes combined? please solve. thanks
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:05pm by stephie 21

3 grade math ms sue
problem solving draw a picture 1-Larry used a pattern of colors to make a cube train.He used a red cube,a blue cube,a red cube,and another red cube before he started the pattern again.He used 15 cubes. How many red cubes did Larry use? 2-Eric and Frank want to equally share 4/...
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 4:38pm by dw

"I this problem has serious problems of it own" lol That comment was great..made me laugh. The question was taken from my chemistry text's supplementary online students resource. I did email that question to my teacher afterwardds..she taught it was a strange question. So, ...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 1:25pm by Cliff

Chem II
If from what Dr. Bob is saying the answer should be 0.6426 meaning if you are solving for Kf. you will need to 12.6= x/5.1 x 10^-2 multiply each side by Kr to get Kf by its self solving for X
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 9:57pm by Dr. Jones

college physics
You are solving the problem correctly. Having found the acceleration of each block to be a= 2.4 mtr/sec sq, you need to feed its value in the second equation: T = m1a + m1g sin(theta1) and get the answer as T = 24.0 Nt.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 4:17pm by ajayb

What is you specific question? I searched Google under the key words "solving quadratics" to get this: In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use ...
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 1:49am by PsyDAG

Hi, How could I find the line of best fit? I plotted each of the equations I had for a problem I'm solving. The equations were linear (y=ax+b) and quadratic (y=ax+b+c). I'm supposed to find out which line is the most appropriate for the data that is given to me. When looking ...
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 4:40pm by Irene

Math - Precalculus - Parametric Equations/Geometry
A hockey puck of diameter 3 inches is spinning around its center at a speed of 3 counterclockwise rotations per second. The center of the puck is traveling at a speed of 24 inches per second at an angle of 45 degrees to the positive real axis. (a) At time t=0, the center of ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:07pm by Sam

A ball thrown horizontally at 17.0 m/s from the roof of a building lands 36.3 m from the base of the building. How tall is the building? could someone PLEASE tell me how to go about solving this problem!
Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 11:21am by reese

chemistry asap!
I'm having trouble solving this percentage concentration problem: A student wants to make 5.00% solution of rubidium chloride using 0.377g of the substance. What mass of water will be needed to make the solution? [g RbCl2/(g RbCl2 + g H2O)]x100 = 5.00 Solve for g H2O. A day ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 10:27pm by michelle

no ... I posted the question and I hope someone answer me?... can you tell me the answers to question d (of the third problem),and the problems 7;8(b,c,d) and 9 PLEASE???
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 6:02am by selly

I have a question I have this systems to solve 2x-y = 1 3x-3=y How do I go about solving this? Please give me some direction
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 1:49pm by Jessie

The question is not completely defined. Newton's method is for solving an equation. (543)^(1/5) is an expression that does not contain unknowns. Please check for typo.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 1:22am by MathMate

The next two steps in solving this trig identity question are ??? 1/csctheta x costheta x sintheta x sectheta = sinsqtheta arghhh need help please
Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 7:43pm by Don

psychology, counselling
The counselor could ask: "Why have you come to see me?" (Unless this was already answered in making the appointment) Depending on the answer to this question, further questioning would be varied. "When did this (problem, these problems) first start (become evident)?" "How have...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 7:08am by PsyDAG

I have a question about the formula for this problem:How many ways can an IRS auditor select 3 of 11 tax returns for an audit? I know that it is 11! / 3!(11-3)! But apparently I am doing something wrong because my answer is not one of my choices. Am I using the wrong formula ...
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 11:58am by sam

Casey, Mark, Phillipe -- and other names you've just posted -- it's not necessary to change names for each post. You'll get more help if you use the same name AND tell us what you know about solving the problem.
Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 5:19pm by Ms. Sue

Bruce/Leslie/Yolanda/Steven/Denise ~ 1. If you don't give some of your own ideas about how to go about solving each problem, you won't get the attention of the tutors here. 2. No need to switch names.
Monday, June 17, 2013 at 11:27pm by Writeacher

In solving the equation (x + 4)(x – 7) = -18, Eric stated that the solution would be x + 4 = -18 => x = -22 or (x – 7) = -18 => x = -11 However, at least one of these solutions fails to work when substituted back into the original equation. Why is that? Please help Eric ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 4:02pm by carol

Problem solving
If copy/paste is not working, you'll need to type it all in. Copy/paste doesn't work when you're trying to enter a chart, graph, or numbered/bulleted list.
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 4:31pm by Writeacher

Problem Solving
The answer I got was $116.54 weekly. If you divide his bi-weekly in half and multiply by 52 (weeks in a year), then divide by 12 (months).
Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 4:49am by Justin

Chemistry -need help in solving problem
The solubility of a gas at 7.0 atm of pressure is 0.52 g/L . How many grams of the gas would be disolved per 1.0 L if the pressure increased 40 percent?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:03pm by Joy

The question does not include part (a). I hope this is intended. The problem can be summarized as follows: Horizontal distance, H=425 m Vertical distance, V=-235 m horizontal velocity, h = 77.78 m/s time to reach target, t = H/h = 5.464 s The vertical component of velocity, v...
Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 5:17pm by MathMate

I need steps of solving this question Balance the oxidation reduction equation in electron ion / half reaction PbO2 + KCL = KCLO + KPb(OH)3 please best regards
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 5:12am by h a i a e

Phisics (Urgent)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I advise you to learn about conservation of energy and integrals of F dot dX and put some time into solving this 8:01 final question yourself.
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 9:24am by Damon

Problem solving
c+a = 52 c = 3a 3a+a = 52 a = 13 so, c=39
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 11:45am by Steve

Factoring a quadratic and solving the corresponding quadratic equation are closely related. in the first case I would consider solving it as x^2 + 8x + 53 = 0 since the only factors of 53 are 1 and 53 itself, there is no way we can get that 8 in the middle. using the formula ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 9:36pm by Reiny

How do you find an equation of a quadratic function from two points. The two points are the vertex and the y intercept. Suppose you have y=ax^2 + bx + c The vertex occurs when x satisifes 2ax+b=0 or x=-b/(2a) The y intercept occurs at x=0, so it's the c component. Do you have ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at 3:14pm by Chris

another math question
I think this problem is 52.3 divided by 10 to the fifth power. How do I do this?
Monday, July 14, 2008 at 8:59pm by Ann

There should be no problem using the number 44, according to the rules of that question.
Friday, April 17, 2009 at 10:56pm by drwls

Depending on what the question is, a dead skunk could fit into a word problem.
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 6:34pm by Zava

1. How many minutes later? 7:56 - 7:03 = ? Need the question for problem 2 to help you understand it.
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 10:21pm by PsyDAG

So mixing them up doesn't make it another option? I'm assuming that this problem is a trick question.
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 8:06am by Lee

Math Question
could some help me with this problem Solve and steps -0.5x < -15
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 3:42pm by DJ

What is your question? You need to repeat the original problem along with the added information.
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 5:58am by PsyDAG

Sure. We'd be glad to help you. Please type your question or problem here.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 5:49pm by Ms. Sue

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