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April 18, 2014

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**math**

8. In an interview of 50 math majors, 12 liked calculus and geometry 18 liked calculus but not algebra 4 liked calculus, algebra, and geometry 25 liked calculus 15 liked geometry 10 liked algebra but neither calculus nor geometry 2 liked geometry and algebra but not calculus. ...
*Monday, November 30, 2009 at 9:02pm by poo*

**Algebra**

In an interview of 50 math majors, 12 liked calculus and geometry 18 liked calculus but not algebra 4 liked calculus, algebra and geometry 25 liked calculus 15 liked geometry 10 liked algebra but neither calculus nor geometry 2 liked geometry and algebra but not calculus. Of ...
*Monday, January 11, 2010 at 8:45pm by Anita*

**calculus - what is the derivative?**

I find it hard to understand that somebody who is studying Calculus would ask this question, and I don't know where to begin to give you an answer. This is as basic as it can get in terms of first year Calculus. Did you walk into the wrong math class, and I am not being ...
*Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 2:42pm by Reiny*

**Math**

that would be dy/dx = -8x - 17 I am somewhat bothered by your question. If you are studying Calculus, then you should have known the answer. If you are not taking Calculus, then the question does not belong. The type of problem you asked is fundamental to the study of Calculus.
*Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 12:04am by Reiny*

**Math - check answer**

oops! I didn't realize you were doing calculus. Your calculus is correct.
*Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:48pm by Henry*

**Math - check answer**

OOPS! I didn't realize you were doing calculus. Your calculus is correct.
*Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:50pm by Henry*

**Math:Calculus**

Use the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to find the derivative of g(x)=1/(1+t^5)dt in the interval 1 to x.
*Monday, November 22, 2010 at 9:14pm by HELP!!!!*

**Calculus 2**

http://www.math.hmc.edu/calculus/tutorials/convergence/ Scroll down to "Alternating series test"
*Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 8:12pm by Damon*

**math**

Are you doing pre-calculus or calculus? In calculus, the maximum is obtained by setting f'(t)=derivative with respect to t = 0 and solving for t. In pre-calculus, you can transform the expression by completing the squares. Ax² + Bx + C =A(x²+ (B/A)x + C/A) =A((x + (B...
*Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10:22pm by MathMate*

**math-calculus**

btw this is actually pre-calculus publisher is absolute value publications
*Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 11:28pm by Shreya*

**math, calculus 2 **

Use part 1 of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to find the derivative of g(x)= integrate from 9x to 4x of ((u+4)/(u-1))du
*Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 9:55pm by bobby*

**calculus**

You are welcome. So many times, students know the Calculus, but it is something from past math courses that cause the issue with finding the final answer.
*Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1:42pm by Dr. Jane*

**Calculus**

come on. even without calculus you know that the vertex is at (3,-1). With calculus, f' = 2x-6, and f is increasing where f' > 0
*Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 10:31pm by Anonymous*

**Calculus - Urgent!!!**

try http://archives.math.utk.edu/visual.calculus/4/antider.1/
*Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 5:18pm by Damon*

**Calculus I**

This post was also placed at freemathhelp, on the calculus board with titled, "Calculus I". No work is shown at either location. Sad.
*Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 4:53pm by Mark*

**Calculus**

This is calculus? h(x)= x^3-x^2+x+6 h(-8) Plug -8 in for x and do the math.
*Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 12:43pm by helper*

**CALCULUS**

Now as a personal note, if you are having problems with these and you are in calculus, I would do some soul searching about your math preparedness. Something is just not right here. If you put Calculus in your subj title and you are in Alg II, you are pretending to be ...
*Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 11:42am by bobpursley*

**Calculus**

What is the use of Calculus? How is it use in jobs? What jobs use Calculus? Calculus is used in engineering, economics, any physical science, and in business (e.g., actuary studies and statistics).
*Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 9:27pm by Anonymous*

**Calculus**

This is not calculus,it is beginning algebra. What is the point of labeling it calculus?
*Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:14pm by bobpursley*

**calculus**

Does anyone know of any free calculus websites? I'm taking a college class in the fall and would like to build my confidence since I am somewhat weak in math. Thank you in advance.
*Monday, July 28, 2008 at 9:36pm by jules*

**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 ...
*Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 10:38pm by Molly*

**Algebra 2**

You have titled the post "algebra 2". Does that mean that you have done calculus, or should the solution be without calculus? We usually solve maximization problems by linear programming or calculus. However, this problem can also be solved by tabulation without using calculus...
*Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 10:33pm by MathMate*

**How to get quick responses to your math questions**

Math is a wide subject, ranging from K to 11, college and university. Then there is algebra, trigonometry, geometry, arithmetic, calculus, number theory, ... etc. Not all teachers answer all math questions (many do). If you would give a little more detail on which branch of ...
*Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 9:45am by MathMate*

**Calculus**

hint: apply L'Hopital's Rule math(dot)hmc(dot)edu/calculus/tutorials/lhopital/
*Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 7:54pm by Anonymous*

**Physics (Please)**

Newton ponder all this, and had to invent calculus to explain what was happening. Hold your questions until calculus, you will get the answer there. Work is in calculus terms, the integral of force *dx integrated over the path. Remember that, then in calculus, all your terms ...
*Monday, October 19, 2009 at 8:29pm by bobpursley*

**PRE-CALCULUS**

THIS IS FOR ALGEBRA/PRE-CALCULUS MATH. I POSTED IT JUST AS THE TEACHER WROTE IT.
*Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 10:41pm by aLVIN*

**math**

If you know Calculus, h ' (t) = -9.8t + 9.8 = 0 for a max of h 9.8t = 9.8 t = 1 h(1) = -4/9(1) + 9.8 + 1 = 5.9 m If you don't know Calculus, complete the square h(t) = -4.9 [t^2 - 2t +1 - 1 ] +1 = -4.9 [ (t-1)^2 - 1 ] + 1 = -4.9(t-1)^2 + 4.9 + 1 = -4.9(t-1)^2 + 5.9 so the ...
*Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 10:58pm by Reiny*

**calculus**

You've posted 7 calculus questions without showing us how YOU think YOU should solve these problems. I suggest you post your ideas -- and then you're more likely to get feedback from our math teachers.
*Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:54pm by Ms. Sue*

**Pre-calculus**

Looks like calculus not pre-calculus to me by the way. I do not see how to do it without taking the derivative.
*Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:01pm by Damon*

**calculus**

This is not calculus, it is vector math. Work it as a Algebra II vector problem, breaking it into components. Most in the real world of navigation would do this graphically.
*Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 7:01am by bobpursley*

**math-calculus**

1.For any function y+f(x), express dy/dx using limit notation. Give a clear explanation for your given answer. you probably meant to type y=f(x) By definition dy/dx = Limit (f(x+∆x) - f(x))/∆x as ∆x-->0 The explanation of this equation is the whole basis ...
*Monday, March 26, 2007 at 9:40pm by Chris*

**CALCULUS**

even without calculus, since this is just a trapezoid with bases 4 and 6, height 2. 5*2 = 10 now, using calculus, integrate under the curve, from 1 to 3 integral[1,3] x+3 dx = x^2/2 + 3x [1,3] = (9/2 + 9) - (1/2 + 3) = 10
*Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 12:05am by Steve*

**Math: Calculus**

http://www.math.montana.edu/frankw/ccp/calculus/numerical/newton/learn.htm
*Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:28pm by bobpursley*

**Math: Calculus**

http://www.math.montana.edu/frankw/ccp/calculus/numerical/newton/learn.htm
*Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:32pm by bobpursley*

**math**

Resource allocation podunk institute of technologys math deaprtment offers two cources: finite math and applied calculus.each section of finite math has 60 studnets, and each section of applied calculus has 50. The department is allowed to offer a total of up to 110 sections...
*Friday, November 29, 2013 at 4:19pm by Swayne*

**Math: Calculus**

The easier way is to use integral calculus: distance= INT (f(t))dt=INT 7t*dt from 0 to 7 = 7/2 49 check that with your graph.
*Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 3:35pm by bobpursley*

**math**

Have you considered a Calculus Text? Even a review/study guide? Schuam's College Outline Series, College Calculus is very good. It is available at Barnes Noble. http://math2.org/math/derivatives.htm
*Thursday, October 9, 2008 at 12:52am by bobpursley*

**Explanation for calc. answer**

Because it is easier to write down. Your summer course in calculus is being taught in a way that seems to be more about "conceptual math" than teaching the basics. I learned calculus over 50 years ago, am not used to this kind of teaching, and will not be responding to posts ...
*Monday, July 7, 2008 at 11:21am by drwls*

**Calculus**

What is the simplest solution to the Brachistochrone problem and the Tautochrone problem involving calculus? (I know that the cycloid is the solution but I need a simple calculus proof as to why this is the case)
*Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 12:13am by Sam*

**Pre Calculus**

Pre Calculus why is sin(-20)/cos 380 equal to tan (-200)
*Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 10:07pm by Pre Calculus*

**MATH/ CALCULUS PIPELINE**

ms sue please help me. If you type in this :Engineering Applications in Differential and Integral Calculus* onto google on page four you will see the map. Please help the title of this lab is designing a pipeline with minimum cost
*Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 6:33pm by miley*

**math**

let the width be x and the length be y 2x + 2y = 40 or x+y=20 ---> y = 20-x Area = xy = x(20-x = 20x - x^2 Are you in Calculus? Then the solution is very easy If not in Calculus, complete the square of this quadratic, again a very basic problem. Let me know what you get.
*Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 3:18am by Reiny*

**Calculus**

Look in the index of your calculus book for derivative, definition of derivative. They may explain it better or search on google for "definition of derivative" calculus
*Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 3:11pm by Damon*

**math (calculus)**

you have 704m of fencing to enclose 3 adjacent plots(not the same size) you must use calculus to fine the dimensions for which the total area is as large as possible. Find the largest possible total area.
*Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 10:12pm by Ryan *

**Calculus**

Did you follow suggestion and sketch the lines? I see a triangle with vertices (0,0), (6,3) and (6,-6) You certainly would not need Calculus for this base = 9, height = 6 area = (1/2)(9)(6) = 27 If you have to use Calculus .... effective height = x/2 - (-x) = (3/2)x area = &#...
*Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:32pm by Reiny*

**calculus**

You have to be much more specific. What I recommend is you going to the nearest college bookstore, and looking at Schaum's Outline Series, Calculus (there are several titles, my favorite is Calculus of Scientists and Engineers). Take a look, they are excellent with solved ...
*Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 4:06pm by bobpursley*

**calculus**

1/4 x+5 4/5= 37/10 1/4 x= 37/10 - 58/10 solve for x This is hardly calculus, unless it is calculus of the 7th grade.
*Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 8:38pm by bobpursley*

**calculus**

You do not need Calculus for this question, since this results in a trapezoid. The two parallel sides have lengths of 2 and 18 and the distance between them is 2 Area = 2(2+18)/2 = 20 if you insist on Calculus Area = [integral](8x+2)dx from 0 to 2 = |4x^2 + 2x| from 0 to 2 = ...
*Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 4:33pm by Reiny*

**Ok Joe .... Calculus**

Ok Joe, you have now posted 7 Calculus problems in the last 1/2 hour. Do you really expect us to do your assignment for you? Exactly what difficulties are you having with these rather basic Calculus questions? Show that what efforts you have made and I will gladly assist you ...
*Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:51pm by Reiny*

**Math: Pre-calculus**

P=2(W+L) A=WL, so L = 180/W so, P = 2(W+180/W) This is pre-cal, so you don't have calculus at your disposal. But, you do know that a square has maximum area for a given perimeter. So, W = L = √180 = 6√5
*Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 5:35pm by Steve*

**Math( please help)**

a) x^2 is always + so min when x = 0 of 12 b) if you know calculus y' = -6x -12 = 0 at max Because -3x^2 forces parabola to open down) x = -2 so y = -3(4)+24+15 = 27 If you do not know calculus, find the vertex by completing the square. c) y = 3 x^2 -6 x + 5 y' = 6x-6 = 0 at ...
*Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 5:36pm by Damon*

**math-calculus**

30/x^2-25 = 3/x-5-2/x+5 i be left with 30 = 3x^2-75-2x^2+50 i not sure what to do? i use the quadratic formula? math-calculus - Steve, Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 3:38pm First, you have to simplify properly: 30/(x^2-25) = 3/(x-5) - 2/(x+5) 30 = 3(x+5) - 2(x-5) You were ok ...
*Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 5:38pm by Shreya*

**Calculus**

If you have done functions before calculus as most students do, you can rewrite the equation in the standard form: f(x)=a(x-h)+k where the vertex is found at (h,k) or f(x)=-(3/4)(x-2)²+3 where the vertex is found at (2,3). Confirm by Calculus: f(x)=3x-3/4x^2 f'(x)=3-(3/2)...
*Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 9:51pm by MathMate*

**Math**

There are two ways to do this: calculus and completing the square. I don't know if they let you use calculus, so let's do it the other way. "y" is supposed to be the height. First find the value of x for which y is a maximum. Rewrite as y = -(x/2)^2 + 5x - (5)^2 + (5)^2 = 0 y...
*Friday, May 30, 2008 at 2:14pm by drwls*

**calculus**

this is part of calculus cause i need it to find critical points of a graph
*Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 5:39am by alice*

**AP Physics**

Ok, good. It is kind of artificial because you are doing calculus without calculus.
*Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 7:48pm by Damon*

**calculus**

Calculus? You have to be kidding. h=1/2 g t^2 solve for t horizontaldistance=vi*time
*Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 11:37am by bobpursley*

**calculus**

A function has to be written as an equation. You just have an expression. Is this not Calculus?
*Monday, November 8, 2010 at 9:05pm by Reiny*

**calculus**

Why do we end up with f(x) instead of f(t) on the Second Fundamental Theorem of Calculus?
*Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:58pm by Jose*

**calculus**

Why do we end up with f(x) instead of f(t) on the second fundamental theorem of calculus?
*Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:01pm by Jose*

**Calculus(Pre)**

Can you explain linear speen and angular speed
*Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 7:33pm by Professor Calculus*

**CALCULUS-plz help!**

If I were you, I wouldn't be using Jiskha for Calculus III. What do you think?
*Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 6:54pm by G. Bryce*

**CALCULUS - Check my answers :)**

Well Damon, calculus isnt supposed to be.. interesting. Haha
*Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 7:18pm by mathidislikeperson*

**math**

Urban Community College is planning to offer courses in Finite Math, Applied Calculus, and Computer Methods. Each section of Finite Math has 40 students and earns the college $40,000 in revenue. Each section of Applied Calculus has 40 students and earns the college $60,000, ...
*Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 9:51pm by liz*

**Calculus!**

Vf=Vi + g t I will be happy to critique your thinking. What has this to do with calculus?
*Friday, September 21, 2007 at 6:42pm by bobpursley*

**Calculus**

This is not a calculus question. Please label the subject correctly
*Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:13pm by drwls*

**Calculus**

Integrate e^(-x^2/2) dx What branch of calculus is this? Is this differential equations?
*Friday, March 7, 2008 at 8:40pm by mathstudent*

**calculus**

2R^2 = R^3 Divide both sides by R^2 to solve for R This is not calculus
*Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 11:46am by drwls*

**Calculus**

Exactly like my first calculus text read.
*Monday, October 27, 2008 at 7:22pm by bobpursley*

**Calculus**

use a calculator, that's what calculus is all about. duh!
*Monday, February 16, 2009 at 7:51pm by Anonymous*

**calculus**

Find the arc length of the graph of y = x from x = 0 to x = 3 using calculus.
*Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 1:26pm by Denise*

**calculus**

Thank you so much. I think i got this one. Calculus is hard.
*Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:23pm by Preston*

**calculus**

I need help with this calculus problem. H(S)=S/(1+S) If F 1/2, -1/2 & (a+1)? I can't figure out what this mean /?
*Monday, May 30, 2011 at 12:46pm by Tammy*

**calculus**

Calculus A, Evaluate the following integral : į (x^2+3x-2)dx
*Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 1:30am by Iman*

**Calculus**

Thank you very much, drwls. I actually understand it now! (You saved me in Calculus!) :-)
*Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 4:28pm by Jacob*

**calculus**

First of all, it is spelled calculus. Next, show your work so that we know where you need help. Okay?
*Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 7:11am by Guido*

**calculus**

Can someone please tell me what the word "WHOLE" AND "IRRATIONAL" MEAN IN CALCULUS? THANKS
*Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 12:39pm by Mike*

**calculus**

Find the limit of this calculus problem.? (5x-3)/(ln(5+4e^(x)) x=inf
*Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:08pm by Zel*

**calculus**

I think you need a real tutor. You are asking questions that are fundamental to understanding calculus.
*Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 11:26am by bobpursley*

**Calculus**

Evaluate the limit. lim x-->infinity 5x+6/6x^2-3x+7
*Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 12:16am by Essential Calculus*

**Calculus, bobpursley! **

This has to do with my last Calculus problem. I need help on it..The part I replied to after you answered the question.
*Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 8:01pm by Leanna*

**Calcuslus-Calculus-Calculus **

Thank you and yea i tried it but i was makin a minor mistake and now i see it .
*Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 3:52pm by Mehak*

**Calculus**

The area is bounded by y= x^3, x= 2 is rotated around the x-axis. Find the volume using calculus.
*Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 10:35am by Ted*

**Precalculus**

I assumed you are studying Calculus, since this is a typical Calculus question. Tell me otherwise
*Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 6:30pm by Reiny*

**Urgent help calculus**

you have a rectangle with height 5 and width 8-x. So, 5(8-a) = 20 8-a = 4 a = 4 No need for calculus here!
*Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:40am by Steve*

**AP Calculus**

okay thank youu so much. This is a summer review packet before calculus and I don't remember how to do any of this!
*Friday, July 12, 2013 at 12:33pm by Anon*

**Calculus**

I want get information about Calculus and efficiency in the life
*Saturday, September 3, 2005 at 12:32pm by sanaz*

**Calculus**

This is not calculus. There is also no information provided with which to identify a.
*Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:13pm by drwls*

**calculus**

I do not recommend using Roman numerals for calculus
*Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 8:40pm by drwls*

**Calculus**

Thank you so much, could you please help me with my other calculus posts.
*Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 8:00pm by Anonymous*

**calculus**

How can we verify area of square and rectangle by calculus ?
*Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 12:45pm by Abay*

**Calculus**

How can I efficiently study for a Calculus test with 8 sections?
*Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 9:47am by Meg*

**Calculus**

Hello? This is calculus. Have you forgotten you algebra I? y^4 = y^2 y^4 - y^2 = 0 y^2(y^2-1) = 0 ...
*Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:00pm by Steve*

**calculus**

x=3 by calculus you should know about straight lines.
*Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 4:41pm by Steve*

**calculus**

calculus? PV=FV/(1+.095/2)^12
*Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:03am by bobpursley*

**calculus**

if y=cosx.sinx find dy/dx
*Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:49am by calculus*

**Calculus**

Use fundamental theorem of calculus: Int(pi/2_pi) of e^(sin(q))*cos(q)dq
*Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 2:14pm by Rachel *

**calculus**

This is not the calculus of Newton. Please put the correct subject matter, if you want speedy and appropriate responses.
*Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:58am by bobpursley*

**ms sue**

Since this is a typical Calculus question, I assume you knew Calculus. I took the derivative.
*Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:31pm by Reiny*

**Calculus Help Please!!!**

Are you sure this is calculus? You want exponential decay to room temp? Or is it algebra and you want a linear function?
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:16pm by Damon*

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