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English
Are these correct? The beginning of the sentences before "the skiers" are they still considered part of the noun phrase, or are they considered a prepositional phrase, or something different? I believe they are part of the noun phrase, but not sure. The part in the [ ] is what...
November 16, 2008 by Megan

pre-calc
determine if the following lines are parallel, perpendicular or neither. Explain your reasoning. -2x+3y=3 2x+3y=3 Rewrite them in y = mx + b form to get the slopes, m. The lines are parallel of the slopes are the same. They are perpendicular if the product of the slopes is -1 ...
January 10, 2007 by britteny

Statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
November 8, 2012 by John

statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
November 14, 2012 by joey

statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
November 15, 2012 by joey

Statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
November 16, 2012 by John

Statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
November 18, 2012 by John

Statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
December 17, 2012 by Jill

Statistics
Suppose the correlation between two variables is -0.57. If each of the y-values is multiplied by -1, which of the following is true about the new scatterplot? It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is -0.57 It slopes up to the right, and the correlation is +0.57 It ...
December 18, 2012 by Jill

Economis
A demand curve that is unit elastic everywhere is a. linear and slopes downward b. linear and slopes upward c. vertical d. horizontal e. nonlinear
January 19, 2010 by Rosa

Geology/Glaciers
Why do north facing slopes on mountains support glaciers today while south facing slopes do not?
November 12, 2008 by Charlie

alg.
Determine which two equations represent perpendicular lines. a) y=2x - 6 b) y=1/2x + 6 c) y= -1/2x + 6 d) y= 1/2x - 6 I know that perpendicular lines have negative recipricals, but I'm having trouble with this problem. I think the answer is b & c because they are both 1/2 and ...
July 30, 2007 by lacy

calculus
The slopes of the tangent lines to the graph of the function f(x) increase as x increases. At what rate do the slopes of the tangent lines increase? f(x) = x2 1 Thanks for the help.. really need it.
September 21, 2010 by john

calculus
The slopes of the tangent lines to the graph of the function f(x) increase as x increases. At what rate do the slopes of the tangent lines increase? f(x) = x2 6 PLZZ help
September 21, 2010 by Amanda

math helper plese
2 isosceles triangles have the same height. The slopes of the sides of triangle A are double the slopes of the corresponding sides of triangle B. How do the lengths of their bases compare? A. The base of A is quadruple that of B. The base of A is double that of B. C. The base ...
January 17, 2011 by Kelly

MATH
For the floor plans given in exercise27, determine whether the side through the points (2, 3) and (11, 6) is perpendicular to the side through the points (2, 3) and (-3, 18). Compute the slopes of the two lines. If the product of the slopes is -1, then te lines are ...
February 14, 2007 by stacy

Math - PreCalc (12th Grade)
Which statement is true for any linear system of two equations in two variables? A) The system is independent if the slopes of the two lines are equal. B) The system is inconsistent if the y-intercepts of the two lines are equal. C) The system is independent if the graphs of ...
March 20, 2014 by Shawna

Geometry
Can someone show me how to solve this? Someone tried to explain it to me-I didn't get it.A line contains the points (3, -4) and (5, 2). Another line graphed in the same coordinate plane contains the points (0, 5) and (-2, -1). Based on the slopes of these lines are they ...
July 24, 2007 by Jim

math
this problem seems with too many numbers that i don't know where to start. or even how.I have to answer the problem on top not the one that says number 27. The problem: Geometry. For the floor plans given in exercise 27, determine whether the side through the points (2,3) and...
December 22, 2006 by jasmine20

math
how do i make slopes?
December 10, 2008 by khadidrah

slopes
what is the slope of the line (4,9) and (2,9)?
October 1, 2014 by Sara

physics
You and your friend are sledding on two sides of a triangle-shaped hill. On your side, the hill slopes up at 30.0 from the horizontal; on your friend's side, it slopes down at the same angle. You do not want to climb up the hill, so you tell your friend to thread a rope ...
September 15, 2011 by Anonymous

precalc
what are the slopes of the asymptotes of the hyperbola: (x^2)/9 - (y^2)/4 = 1
February 24, 2008 by Kristen

I NEED HELP AND FAST!
can anyone help me on finding slopes of a line?
February 11, 2009 by anonymous

english
The slopes of the mountain are covered with trees.
November 11, 2010 by neshia

Physics
I have a few questions to answer and I don't know how to start answering them. 1. On a position time graph, compare the instantaneous velocities of an object when the tangent to the curve slopes upward to the right, when the tangent slopes downward to the right, and when the ...
February 3, 2011 by Sups

CALCULUS
X2 + Y4 = 16 find the slopes of the 2 tangent lines to the curve from (5,1)
October 8, 2010 by Michael

Calculus (derivatives)
find the slopes at the indicated points y = 3 + 5x - 3x^3 (0,3), (1/2, 41/8), (2,-11)
October 13, 2011 by Nemo

10th grade
find the slopes for all four side J(-4,-1) K(-7,-4) L(2,-10) M(5,-7)
January 21, 2010 by jake

geometry
how do you find the perpendicular lines if on the graph are undefied and 0 slopes?
February 2, 2011 by Jezebell

Math
Since the slopes are the same in the below problem what does that mean? x= 4y - 1 x + 1 + 4y y= 1/4x + 1/4
June 6, 2014 by Emily

economic
Why do the production possibility frontier curve slopes downward and why it could be a line?
January 11, 2008 by Dorin

math 10 slopes eqaution!!! HELP! please
solve and comparison: a)4x-9y+4 6x+15y=-13 im so lost!!!!!
March 15, 2009 by helpme!!!!!!!!!

Geometry
Use the slopes of AB and CD to determine whether AB and CD are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. A(-8,5) B(-2,-4) C(6,0) D(0,-4)
January 11, 2012 by Courtney

Math please check my answers?
1) The linear function f(x) contains the points (-10, -29) and (-2, 83). If g(x) = 25x - 50, which statement is true? A. The functions f(x) and g(x) both have positive slopes. <<< B. The functions f(x) and g(x) both have negative slopes. C. The function f(x) has a ...
May 22, 2014 by David

geometry
The points L(4, 0),M(10, 0), and N(7, 5) form #LMN.What is the sum of the slopes of the three sides of the triangle?
November 12, 2010 by jamie

Algebra
The points L(4, 0),M(10, 0), and N(7, 5) form LMN.What is the sum of the slopes of the three sides of the triangle?
December 7, 2010 by Raylon

geometry
what is true about the slopes of two perpendicular lines niether of which is vertical?
March 8, 2011 by sandy

pre-calculus
tangents are drawn from the point (-4,0) to the circle x^2 +y^2 =1. find the slopes of the tangent.
February 25, 2013 by yuia

geometry
If two line are parallel and the slope of one of the lines is m, what is the product of thir slopes?
November 11, 2009 by Anonymous

maths
I don't understand exactly how you get the slopes of the graphs. May you please get it into details till the end.
August 8, 2010 by MTHOMBENI BAFANA

Math
A. L1: (0,-1), (5,9) L2: (0,3), (4,1) The lines are perpendicular because there slopes product equal -1. The point they intersect is (1.6,2.2).(Is this true and how do you solve it)
February 9, 2011 by Khylisha

pre-calc
True or false: Perpendicular lines have slopes that are reciprocals of one another.
January 8, 2012 by nelly

Earth Science (Geography)
In what way can the soils, geology and slopes affect river flow?
October 28, 2013 by Faith

Geometry
The three coordinate points are collinear. Use slopes to write aproportion to find the value of a. #38. (-4,1),(-1,2),(5,a) #39. (4,5),(1,2),(a,0)
November 29, 2010 by chica

math
Consider the function g(x)=x/x-7. a) Summarize the increasing and decreasing intervals. b) Compare the slopes of the tangents at the points where i) x=7.5 and x=20 ii) x=6.5 and x=-20
December 15, 2013 by kavi

math
*Consider the function g(x)=x/x-7. a)Summarize the increasing and decreasing intervals. b)Compare the slopes of the tangents at the points where i) x=7.5 and x=20 ii) x=6.5 and x= -20
January 6, 2014 by kavi

Algebra
Use slopes and intercepts to determine if the following system is consistent, inconsistent, or dependent. -4x - 5y = 20 -12x - 30y = 60
November 3, 2011 by Christina

math
Consider the function g(x)=x/x-7. a) Summarize the increasing and decreasing intervals. b) Compare the slopes of the tangents at the points where i) x=7.5 and x=20 ii) x=6.5 and x=-20 Do it for me please...
December 27, 2013 by Krish

Geometry
how do you find the orthocenter of a triangle with the vertices A(4,0) B(-2,4) C(0,6)? Please explain to me how you get x after doing point slope form for the two slopes.
December 4, 2011 by Melanie

math-slopes
>wat is an equation of the line that passes through the point (4,-6) >and has a slope of -3??? some one plzzz help me those are the choices >y= -3x+6 >y=-3x-6 >y=-3x+10 >y=-3x+14
February 1, 2010 by nahla taher

Analytic Geometry
Please help me to solve this problem. Find the equation of the locus of a moving point if the sum of the slopes of the line joining it to (1,3) and (4,-2) is 1.
December 13, 2012 by xavier

algebra 1
if you go from one point to the other do you subract the a and b or do you do all points in between to find the elevation? I'm not sure what this question refers to. Are you trying to calculate slopes?
September 5, 2006 by jamie

geography
why does the best place for a reservoir have to be a river valley in an upland area with steep sided slopes to act as natural walls. Why cant is be flat?
March 12, 2011 by anonymous

Math
Are the lines 3x-14y=9 and 14x+3y=3 parallel, perpendicular, or neither? Is it perpendicular because the slopes are -14/3,3/14
February 3, 2010 by Jaison

Slopes
How can I find the slope of a line when given two points??? slope=(y1-y2)/(x1-x2)
August 22, 2006 by Anonymous

algebra
compare the slopes and tell whether the lines are parallel. y = x + 2 and y = -x -3 can you tell me how to set up the problem so that I can do it.
February 4, 2008 by Seth

Algebra
If two lines are parallel and the slope of one of the lines is 3d, what is the product of their slopes?: a. -1 b. - d c. 9d2 d. 6d
March 11, 2008 by Mike

science
coralreefs are found on a continental shelves b trenches cabyssal plains d continental slopes
February 22, 2009 by lisa

9th grade(math)
if two lines are parallel and the slope of the lines is m,what is the product of their slopes?
October 23, 2009 by Anonymous

algebra 1
1. The points L(4, 0),M(10, 0), and N(7, 5) form Triangle LMN. What is the sum of the slopes of the three sides of the triangle?
December 10, 2010 by C.

Lines and Slopes Math
A line is perpendicular to x+3y-4=0 and has the same y-intercept as 2x+5y-20=0. Find an equation for the line
January 6, 2011 by Mathew

Algebra 2
a hyperbola is centered at (3,7). The vertices are (9,7) and (-3,7). The slopes of the aymptotes are m==/-5/6. Enter the equation of the hyperbola in the form: (x-h)^2/a^2-(y-k)^2/b^2=1
May 14, 2012 by Nancy

science 1 question!!!
1. How are continental glaciers different from valley glaciers? (1 point) Valley glaciers can flow in all directions as they move, while continental glaciers move down slopes already cut by rivers. Continental glaciers flow in all directions as they move, while valley glaciers...
June 5, 2014 by TTR+S<3

math
The slopes of the two lines are given. Conclude whether the lines are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. a)m=2/3,m=4/6 b)m=3/4,m=-4/3 c)m=2,m=-2 d)m=1,m=-1 e)m=1/5,m=0.2 f)m=2 1/4, m=-4/9
January 24, 2010 by dylan

calculus
The parametric curve x(t)=3cos(t) y(t)=7sin(2t) intersects itself at a point P=(x0,y0) where x0= y0= The slopes of the 2 tangents at this point are? THANK YOU!
March 20, 2011 by leon

slopes
Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to the line containing the points (2, 1) and (2, 3). can you tell me how to do it and show the answer Thanks!
April 26, 2013 by Mr.Brain

science
Gentle slopes and rounded mountains are most often the result of 1 shifting of fault blocks 2 the age of the bedrock 3 coditions of climate 4 volcanoes and meteorites
February 17, 2009 by Anonymous

ALgebra
use slopes to show that the triangle with vertices (-2,7), (6,9) and (3,4) is a right triangle. write an equation of the line that has y-intercept 5/7 and is parallel to the graph of 6x-3y=1
October 19, 2010 by jose

math
Determine which tow equations represent perpendicular line. (a) y= 3/8 x -4 (b) y= 4x - 3/8 (c) y= - 1/4 x + 3/8 (d) y= 1/4 x - 3/8 b and c. Perpendicular lines have slopes which are negative reciprocals of each other. So 4 and -1/4 work.
May 26, 2007 by Dee

chemistry
explain why the pure solvent shows a level horizontal curve as solidification occurs, but the curve for the solution slopes downward slightly. ??
December 16, 2007 by christianne

Pre Algebra
I am having a problem with slopes and intercepts problems. Write each equation in slope-intercept form. Find slope and y-inercept. 3x - y = 14
November 28, 2011 by Rosalind

Gr 10 math - finding slopes in shapes
Is the slope 3/4 the same as -3/-4? In other words, do the negatives cancel each other out and become a positive number? Thanks!
March 23, 2014 by iza

Algebra
A building code regulation requires that the slope of the riser to the tread of a staircase be 60% with an absolute deviation of 10%. Find the maximum and minimum slopes of the staircase.
August 3, 2012 by Kiri

calculus
how would you find the median of a pdf picture it basically is a triangle with points (0,0) (6,.2) (10,0) do i need to find the slopes to find equations for the lines? thanks!
April 7, 2008 by tia

Precalc
A hyperbola has this Cartesian equation: -((x-2)/5)^2 + ((y+1)/3)^2 = 1 A. Find direction in which it opens. Horizontal? B. Find the coordinates of the center. I think it's (-2,1) or (1,-2)? C. Find the slopes of the asymptotes: m=+- ?
January 20, 2012 by Grace

geomotry
the quadrilateral named in parts a through d are parallelograms formed on the diagram at the right.give the coordinates for the fourth vertex.then calculate the slopes of the sides to show that the oppisite sides are parallel. how do you do that
January 9, 2008 by bre

algebra
Write the equation of the line satisfying the given condition. Perpendicular to y = 4x + 2 and passing through the point (0, -4) (Hint: Slopes of non-vertical perpendicular lines are negative reciprocal of each other.)
July 17, 2011 by grace

General Science
when comparing the force that is required to climb a mountain by walking up a tril that slopes gently upward to the top, vercus getting there by scaling a sheer vertical clifff face what's the best thing todo ?
November 26, 2010 by any

geography
natural banks which are sometimes built up by a river along the edges of its channel are called: a.river bluffs b.river cliffs c.levees d.slip-off slopes
February 22, 2010 by Dina

Help 6!!!
6. What happens to the graph of the line y = 3x -2 when the equation is changed to y = 3x +6? What do you think happens...how do the slopes compare? The y intercept changes, does it move the line up or down?
October 13, 2006 by Margie

pre-algebra help
Determine which two equations represent perpendicular lines. (a) y = 3/10x -3 (b) y= - 10/3x -3 (c) y = -1/5x + 3/10 (d) y = 1/5x 3/10 Equations (a) and (b) are perpendicular t one another, because the product of the slopes is -1.
June 10, 2007 by carol

Geometry
m∠1 = 6x and m∠3 = 120. Find the value of x for p to be parallel to q. The diagram is not to scale. *114 *126 *120 *20 Find the values of x, y, and z. The diagram is not to scale. (38*, 56*,19*,x*,z*,y*) *x = 86, y = 94, z = 67 *x = 67, y = 86, z = 94 *x = 67, y = ...
November 12, 2010 by Anonymous

math
Explain the difference between the slopes of two parallel lines and the slope of two perpendicular lines.
January 24, 2009 by Anonymous

Calc-slopes & concavity
1. Let f(x)=x^3-3x+2 a.) Find the equation of the line tangent to the graph of y=f(x) at x=2 b.) For what values of x is the function increasing? c.) For what values of x is the graph concave down?
January 23, 2011 by Andy

rate of change / slopes
A line connecting (5, 6) to another point has an undefined slope. What is the closest point on this line with whole number coordinates below (5, 6)?
May 27, 2011 by Chelsea

rate of change / slopes
A line connecting (5, 6) to another point has an undefined slope. What is the closest point on this line with whole number coordinates below (5, 6)?
May 27, 2011 by Chelsea

math 8
Martin graphed the lines for a system of equations. His graph resulted in 2 lines with different slopes. Which of the following is true about this graph?
July 1, 2011 by rober

Algebra 2
Soo the equation is 25y^2-9x^2-200y-36x+139=0 and for the center is got (2,4) and the vertices I got (2,7) and (2,1) But i cant figure out how to find the slopes of the asymptotes and it wants the answer is reduced fraction please explain
May 13, 2012 by Nancy

Math
Let A, C be the endpoints of the diameter of a circle and B an arbitrary point on the circle. Using the slopes of secant lines show that \ABC is a right angle. You can assume the circle is centered at the origin.
October 2, 2012 by Kole

Algebra
3x - 2y = 6 , 2x + 3= 6 are perpendicular lines but i need 3 ordered pairs for each. I used the m= y2-y1/x2-x1 method to establish that the slopes = -1. Any suggestions for ordered pairs for each line is much appreciated.
March 4, 2009 by Keisha

Math 9th grade slopes
A line connecting (5, 6) to another point has an undefined slope. What is the closest point on this line with whole number coordinates below (5, 6)?
May 27, 2011 by Chelsea

Math - Slopes
A carpenter is building a stairway. The depth of each stair is 10 inches. The height of each riser is 8 inches. WHat is the steepness (slope) of the stairway? Please show work.
November 1, 2009 by Lila

Volcanoes
Need some help on answering questions... 1. Arrange corn syrup, water, and vegetable oil in order of low to high visocisity. 2. Why do silica-poor magmas produce broad volcanoes with gentle slopes?
October 24, 2007 by Wenmar

chemistry
When titrating a strong acid with a strong base, which is true? 1. the titration curve slopes upward 2. an indicator that changes at pH 8 would be acceptable 3. the pH changes slowly at the equivalence point
June 11, 2008 by bill

Math-Geometry
I'm having trouble with these two questions about slopes and equation of a line: (A)-Find the slope of each segment (B)-Write an equation of the line that is determined by each pair of points 1. (0,0) and (6,-4) 2. (-3,2) and (7,-4) Thank you!
February 20, 2010 by Sammi

science
large, flat surfaces in which continental sediments settle are called _______. a) mid - ocean ridges b) continental slopes c) continental shelves d) abyssal plains e) continental margins c
September 3, 2010 by pam

Physics
Two blocks rest on slopes of unequal angles, connected by a rope passing over a pulley. If the blocks equal masses, will they remain at rest? Why? Neglect friction.
October 14, 2012 by Anthony

algebra
i have to find the slope and the y intercept i dont no how to do slopes f (x)=-5x-2 the slope is the y intercept is(0, )
November 1, 2009 by help

math116
I really need help i am so stuck i can not figure this out we are trying to find the slopes here is an example of what i am doing i get everything all theway till a certain point example: (-4,9);2x=5y+6 the answer is 2/5x+53/5 but i dont know how they came up with 53 that is ...
July 26, 2010 by trudy

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