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December 22, 2014

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math
What strategy did you use in solving this problem? 22. Suppose that you wanted to find the whole numbers represented by each of the letters in the following addition problem: Which problem-solving strategy might be most helpful to you in solving this problem? (You need not ...
January 20, 2010 by kim

beginning chemistry
The problem says indicate the the number of sig. figs. that should be present in the answers to the following problem without solving the problem. 0.70 x 7.00 x 6.880= What is a sig.fig. and how can you find them without solving the problem? It doesn't make sense
September 19, 2007 by Kimmi

English
1. To come up with possible solutions to a problem is referred to as: A. decision making. B. concept mapping. C. critical thinking. D. problem solving. is it D 2. "Should I apply for a job or go for an internship?" is an example of which stage in the problem-solving process? A...
March 21, 2013 by Amy

Psychology
Why is problem solving considered the highest level of mental activity? What makes an individual good at problem solving?
September 10, 2011 by Linda

math
Please help solving this problem. Solve the following word problem: One poll reported that 48% of city residents were against building a new stadium. The polling service stated that the poll was accurate to within 3%. What is the minimum percent of city resident that oppose ...
April 6, 2010 by bindiya farswani

lattice math
Why should we estimate before solving a problem? We should estimate before solving a problem to make sure our answer is close to the real answer. Here's a simple problem. Suppose we want to find wnat a 6% tax on a $10 purchase would be. When you do the math, the answer depends...
October 3, 2006 by marc

Algebra 2
Solving Quadratic Systems x^2+y^2=2 x^2-6y=10 I'm having trouble solving this problem.
December 1, 2014 by Michelle

writing
Discuss how, as a professional, you may be able to assist children in refining their learning and metacognitive problem-solving strategies. At what stage in the maturation process do you believe it is most important to address a child’s learning and problem-solving strategies...
June 11, 2008 by Kell

Math
Can someone please work out the steps in solving this elimination problem. Thank you. The problem is x + 2y = -7 x - 5y = 7
April 17, 2014 by Tyler

MATH PROBLEM
COULD I GET HELP SOLVING THIS PROBLEM USING THE DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY 5(W-5)= 10 W =
January 21, 2012 by DJ

math problem
haveing problem solving 8x -(6x+7)= -3 The solution is x =
January 21, 2012 by DJ

MATH
Solving by graphing DQ 1 Solving by substitution Solving by elimination Which method do you think would be best to solve this system? y=10x-8 y=1/2x+5
October 19, 2010 by Anonymous

Child Development
Discuss how as a professional, you may be able to assist children in refining their learning and metacognitive problem-solving strategies. At what stage in the maturation process do you believe it is most important to address a child’s learning and problem-solving strategies?
September 20, 2008 by Melvenia

HELP-PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
probably the most famous approach to problem solving is Polya's four-step process. Describe the four-step process.
October 14, 2011 by alya

MATH
I've been having problems with solving equations that involve fractions with the following problem can I get some help for solving equations that involve fractions? x+1=2/3x Thanks for the help.
March 14, 2009 by Jen

Math
The problem states that "5 to 8 is as 15 to w." I'm having some trouble solving this because I am unsure of what the problem is asking me to do. Some help would be appreciated. Thank you! :)
January 13, 2014 by Melisande

Math Problem Solving
6n+(8n-2n)+3/2
December 21, 2010 by Ian

Math Problem Solving
6n+(8n-2n)+3/2
December 21, 2010 by Ian

Math
I need help solving this problem. 17 11/12 ÷ 6 1/10
March 21, 2008 by Anonymous

Math
I need help solving this problem. x - 3 > 8
September 2, 2008 by jay jay

math
I need help solving this problem -x-7x=
February 11, 2013 by Dee Dee

math
I need help solving this problem; 7-3(2t-5)+4t=-18
October 16, 2013 by Anonymous

math
can anybody help me to understand solving this problem 8/x=2/5x=
December 25, 2013 by cora evans

Calculus
I am having trouble solving this problem: "Find where the tangent line is horizontal for r=1+cos(theta)" I would really appreciate the feedback, I'd like to know how to go about solving problems like these. Thank you!
March 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Chemistry
I need help in solving this problem: A certain substance has a heat of vaporization of 42.46 kJ/mol. At what Kelvin temperature will the vapor pressure be 5.00 times higher than it was at 291 K? I know that I have to use the Clausius-Clapeyron equation, but what would I be ...
February 24, 2013 by Confused

Math
I need help in solving this: Problem #1 For f(x)=-6x3+10 find f(4) and f(-4) Problem #2 For g(x)=20-5x2 find f(1) and f(-1)
October 6, 2010 by Anonymous

math
Need help in solving these Problem #1 For f(x)=-6x3+10 find f(4) and f(-4) Problem #2 For g(x)=20-5x2 find f(1) and f(-1)
October 10, 2010 by Anonymous

math
8 / (4 / (-28)) = -56 I don't understand why? what are the steps to solving this problem?
April 2, 2010 by stacey

College Math
I need help solving this problem, s/5 - 5/s=0
April 11, 2011 by Leann

algebra
Explain the difference between solving a system of equations by the algebraic method and the graphical method. Someone also wants to know why there are different methods for solving the same problem-what would you tell him? Tiffany Oakes
July 12, 2010 by kiMBERLY

Problem solving:for 3rd grade
Write a real-world problem that you can solve by adding or subtracting.Then give your problem to a classmate to solve.
October 25, 2012 by Jon

fractions
my teacher gave us some fraction problems for homework, but I'm confused about how to go about solving the problem. The problem is what is 2/4 of 8. Can you show me the steps so I can do the rest of the math problems? 2/4 reduces (or simplies if you prefer) to lower terms. ...
May 23, 2007 by donte-thrid grader

Math
show me the steps to solving this problem? 3k/5+44=12k/25+8
April 14, 2010 by alice

Math Problem Solving
6n+(8n-2n)+3 ____________ 2 simplfy this expression
December 21, 2010 by Ian

math
Hi I need help with this math problem: The plane that contains the points (8,3,1), (2,6,3), and (4,6,2) has an equation of the form ax + by + cz = d. Find coefficients for this equation, trying two different approaches to the problem. One method uses vectors, another does not...
July 29, 2010 by jen

Math Analysis
What is the approximate horizontal distance traveled by a soccer ball that is kicked at an angle of 30 degrees with an initial speed of 60 feet per second? a) 84 ft b) 88 ft c) 93 ft d) 97 ft e) 105 ft ==> I tried solving it by solving for x in the equation cos30 = x/60, x ...
January 10, 2010 by Emily

math
how can i estimate in the first step of solving a division problem
October 24, 2011 by Bailey

math
I need help solving this problem please. Solve the equation. (x-2)(2x+1)=0
April 21, 2013 by meka

Math
How do problem solving using model addition and subtraction
September 18, 2013 by Anonymous

math
I'm having problem understanding and trying to solving x/2=5/15 x= can somebody help me with this.
December 24, 2013 by cora evans

Math
How do you know which operation to choose when solving a real life problem?
September 10, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
Chapter 27, lesson 5 problem solving: use formulas
December 4, 2014 by Jm

Algebra II
Solving the formula for the indicated variable. I=prt,for r I need help knowing how to solve this problem step by step. its easier with numbers and a fraction in the problem but this problem just threw me off.......HELP PLEASE!!!!
January 30, 2011 by Attalah Higgs

algebra
im having a hard time solving a problem that is 9x+9y=-18 do you think you can help me with this problem
July 20, 2009 by stacey

Solving rational inequalities
problem #1 (1+x)/(2x+3)<1 algebraically problem #2 1/(x^2+2x+1) > 2 graphically TIA please ignore this
February 7, 2007 by Jen

Problem Solving
What form does Bernoulli's equation take if we use the information in the problem statement that P1=P2?
November 29, 2010 by JahMan

Math
Need help solving this problem. If there's an equation at the end, need help in how to solve that also. Compounded interest problem. Principal $825. Rate 4%. Compounded Annually. Time 10 years.
February 9, 2011 by J

math
Could you help me in solving the following problem? If x varies inversely as the square of y and x=2 when y=1 find x when y=2
May 4, 2010 by vidya

math
how to do a problem solving stratigy of making a table/find a pattern
March 17, 2011 by shasha

math
how to do a problem solving stratigy of making a table/find a pattern
March 17, 2011 by shasha

math
how to do a problem solving stratigy of making a table/find a pattern
March 17, 2011 by shasha

math
I'm having trouble solving this problem: definite integral (2-t)(sqrt(t)), 0..2
September 24, 2011 by darren

Math
What scenic structures are featured in chapter 2 Problem Solving on Location?
August 1, 2012 by Annie

6th grade math
Unable to help my child with this problem... 71.33=9/5k-459.67 solving for k
February 25, 2013 by Susan

College Math
I need help solving these problems by using the substitution problem 2x-3y=16 5x+2y=21
March 20, 2013 by Cam

Math
How do you know which operation to choose when solving a real life problem? Can anyone help me explain this?
September 10, 2014 by Zero

algebra
would you help me write a logic application for andy has the cards1,5,and 7 belle has the crds 5,4,and 7 carol has the cards 2,4 and 6 whats the salient facts of the problem? explain the strategy for solving the problem? present a step by step solution for the problem.
January 22, 2013 by deborah cobb

Math
How do I go about solving this math problem. -172=-1-9p
January 23, 2013 by Robert

algebra
3x^2-5=16 solving equation I see no one is answer ansy problem could some please I need this problem tonight.
May 27, 2010 by Keaton

math
I am having a problem solving these problems could you please help me! Simplify by removing the factor of 1, y^2-25/5-y, 4y-12/4y
May 23, 2009 by shelly

MATH (Problem Solving)
Find the general solution algebraically. 2 cos^2x=7cosx-3
September 5, 2009 by Anonymous

Math
Problem Solving question - place value and exponents. Are 10o and 2o equal? Why or Why not
September 10, 2009 by Jenny

math 156
name five problem solving strategies that are frequently used?
January 22, 2010 by kim

Math
The book is problem-solving strategy my question is what is counters on objects that do not belong?
October 12, 2011 by Noemi Mendez

math
timothy is solving the problem 50+108/ x4.what order of operations should he use
September 23, 2012 by roderica

Math: is it? is it not?
Is this math problem hard? - There are 12 brothers living in a mansion. Six brothers are sitting in a rectangular kind of table. Six other brothers stood around them. They all have ten huge backpacks. Each backpack has 8 large monkeys. For every large monkey, there are 3 small...
September 24, 2013 by Losa

Math
If I traveled 3 miles in a day, how many hours did I travel? How would I go about solving this problem?
January 7, 2008 by Mack

math/algebra
I need help solving the linear system using substitution of the below problem....Thank You 3x - y=2 y= 2x - 9
March 12, 2009 by JAY10

math
do i use the quadratic equation when solving this problem. 3x^2-5x-7=0. If so the answer that i get is (5+-square root of 59)/ 6 is this correct
April 6, 2010 by jen

math
Sara needs help solving the problem 11x8. Which pattern can she use to help her find the product?
January 15, 2013 by Shaun

MATH
USE THE AC METHOD FACTORING 9+^2+5+-4 CAN SOME ONE SHOW ME THE STEP TO SOLVING THIS PROBLEM
February 21, 2013 by mace

statistics
in a classic study of problem solving, katona demonstrated that people whoa re required to figure out a problem on their own will learn more than people who are given the solution. One group of participants is presented with a series of problems that hey must figure out. ...
June 11, 2008 by Lezlie

Math
i need help solving this math problem. 15*12/4-3^2+17(9)
September 11, 2012 by Malik

algebra
Having a problem with solving this problem. 1 + 1/6p = 2(p + 5)
October 4, 2011 by maurice

algebra 1
I was just wondering if anybody could explain to me the steps in 'solving systems in substitution' and 'solving systems in substitution with a variable'. I'm majorly confuzled!!!! It might help to post a specific problem so someone can show you the steps.
March 7, 2007 by Otoño

geometry
what are the relationships between corresponding sides perimeters and areas ofsimilar figures how are the characteristics of similar figures applied in problem solving how ara these relationships applied in solving real world situations
February 8, 2011 by jonathan andres

algebra homework
I am having some problem with solving a problem that the teacher gave to us. I ahving been working on it, but I just can't seem to get it. I keep getting the answer 2(y-2)/y+2. 3/y-3/2y+4
August 27, 2010 by Trina

English
1. Application means to: A. memorize the concepts, ideas, or vocabulary learned. B. judge the merit or value of the information. C. use the knowledge learned to understand actual situations. D. breaking the idea down to component parts. is it C 2. Evaluation in Bloom's ...
March 22, 2013 by Amy

math
The area of the wall you are going to paint is 50 feet2. If the width is half the height, what are the dimensions of the wall? In answering this problem follow the steps below: 1. Represent the height as ‘x’ and then write the width in terms of x (for example, 2x, 5.5x, 0.5x, ...
January 2, 2012 by Jennifer

Solving Geometry Problem - PLEASE HELP - Test tom!
A cone has a slant height of 10 centimeters and lateral area of 60pi square centimeters. What is the volume of the sphere with a radius equal to that of a cone? -we tried solving and got 4.37 or so for the radius and we couldn't get any further than that
April 19, 2011 by Gina

Cosine Law
For the next three questions, choose which is the most appropriate method to solve the problem, explain your answer. a) SOACAHTOA b) The Sine Law c) The Cosine Law d) The problem cannot be solved without further information 1) Yachts in a race have to sail a triangular course...
May 25, 2014 by Jane

Cosine Law NEED HELP QUCIK
For the next three questions, choose which is the most appropriate method to solve the problem, explain your answer. a) SOACAHTOA b) The Sine Law c) The Cosine Law d) The problem cannot be solved without further information 1) Yachts in a race have to sail a triangular course...
May 27, 2014 by Jane

Math
Find the equation of the straight line joining a)(4, 4) and ( 2, 0) b)(3, -1), (5, 4) i also need to know how you went about solving this problem so i can understand.. many thanks
September 22, 2008 by Jacob

Math
How would I go about solving this problem? Use front-end estimation with adjustment to estimate: 1,243+5,488
June 18, 2009 by B.B.

Math
Problem solving Marie takes 22cent from her coin bank.Now she has 49cent left .how much did she start with?
December 13, 2011 by mary

math problem solving
arthur wants to model 758 using the fewest blocks possible. how many tens should he use? A. 8 B.5 C.7 D.4
September 29, 2014 by ana

problem solving
select a problem that you have worked on but not yet solved, and that you feel you can eventually solve. present the following : a show or describe what you have done so far (it could be that you tell me where to find your work in your notebook) b assess how you feel about the...
December 12, 2014 by kakak

chemistry
I have been having a problem with solving a chemistry problem. The problem requires finding the density in copper at 1305K (the temperature changes when you reset the problem). I think I am using the proper formula, (N_v/N_s=Ae^-changeH_v/kT). My results are a very large ...
November 17, 2013 by Al

chemistry
I have been having a problem with solving a chemistry problem. The problem requires finding the density in copper at 1305K (the temperature changes when you reset the problem). I think I am using the proper formula, (N_v/N_s=Ae^-changeH_v/kT). My results are a very large ...
November 17, 2013 by Al

Problem Solving Math
Use the approach in Gauss's Problem to find the following sums (do not use formulas) b. 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 +..... + 1001 Clearly the first number is 1, and last number is 1001, and the increment is 2. This a plug n chug. yes but, i will have to use a formula that way - 3*+2+2/-2^2
August 23, 2006 by MsMee

Algebra
I have never had algebra and cannot figure out how to work through the problem below [(x + 1)² - (2x + 1)]1/2 + 2|x| - 6 = 0 Can you show me the steps for solving the problem?
April 13, 2011 by Coni

chem
If 0.120 moles of water are produced in the reaction H+(aq)+OH-(aq)-->H2O(l) delta H=-56.2 kJ/mol I have tried this problem a ton of times and aris keeps telling me I'm incorrect. Can you please help me with solving this problem
February 28, 2010 by Mellisa

ma th problem
having problem solving (3-x)/(7-x)=4/(x-7)
February 26, 2012 by Lavern

Math
Hello! I need assistance in solving for a side for a right triangle in trigonometry. Can anyone give me the easiest way/formula how to go about solving it? Thank you!
November 26, 2007 by Jenny Lynn

Math
I am solving inequalities then graphing my solution. in a problem such as -2(c-1)<-22 how do i solve this? and also how do i know the greater then less then sign is going the right way?
May 1, 2011 by Christina

algebra
Abby spent 5 1/2 minutes solving 5 math problems on her homework. How much time did she spend on each problem, on average? show your work.
March 6, 2013 by syram

algebra problem that is causing me headaches
I have no real method for this problem other than trail and error and foil. I have come up with some amny variations until I am on my second sheet of paper! The closet I have gotten to factoring/solving this problem so far is.... #46.) -3t^3+3t^2-6t (-1t^2+1)(3t -6) Is there a...
September 20, 2007 by Shawn H.

Algebra
Stuck on this problem Find values for m and b in the following system so that the solution to the system is (-3,4) 5x+7y=b mx+y=22 5(-3) + 7(4) = b b = -15 + 28 = 13 m(-3) + 4 = 22 -3m = 22-4 m = 18/-3 = -6 Thank you Sanchi....I will use this as a template for solving my other...
August 6, 2007 by Misty

Math
Explain how solving a linear inequality is similar to solving a linear equation. Explain how solving a linear is different from solving a linear equation.
February 8, 2011 by Cindy

Math
"There are 93 players signed up for a single elimination tennis tournament. How many matches will be played in all?" How would you go about solving a problem like this? I am confused.
September 20, 2008 by Federico

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