Tuesday

October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

Number of results: 396

**Trigonometry**

An observer in a lighthouse 350 feet above sea level observes two ships directly offshore. The angles of depression to the ships are 4° and 6.5°. How far apart are the ships?
*February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy*

**Trigonometry**

An observer on a cliff 1000 dm above sea level sights two ships due east. the angles of depression of the ships are 44o and 32o. Find the distance between the ships.
*February 22, 2013 by Need help really fast!*

**math**

an observer in a lighthouse 300 ft above sea level observes 2 ships directly offshore. The angles of depression to the ships are 3 degrees and 4.5 degrees. How far apart are the two ships?
*December 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

We want an estimate of the mean time required for ships of a particular class to cross the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Tokyo. Little is known about the distribution of the mean time for this class of ships to cross the ocean due to the age variation of the ships. It is...
*May 1, 2011 by Angel*

**angle**

1.) From the top of a lighthouse 52 metres high,the angles of depression of two ships due north of it are 42 and 37. How far apart are the ships ?
*May 5, 2008 by MTH*

**Trig**

I have no idea how to do this problem From an airplane flying 2 kilometers aboce the ocean, a piolet sees two ships directly to the east. The angles of depression to the ships are 8 degrees 20 minutes and 75 degrees 40 minutes how far away are the ships? I know what the anlge ...
*September 11, 2009 by Trig*

**geometry**

the pilot of a plane flying 2000 meters above sea level observes two ships in line due east of the plane. the angles of depression of the line of sight of the pilot to the two ships are 42 degrees and 30 degrees. how far apart are the two ships at the time of the sighting?
*June 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**maths**

a person observed from the top of a light house which is 80 m above the sea level that angle of depression of two ships are 45 degree and 60 degree. The two ships are on same side of the light house.They are in the line with the foot of the light house.find the distance ...
*February 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

from a height of 40 m above sea level, two ships are traveling due west. the angles of depression are 45 degrees and 60 degrees. how far apart are the ships?
*January 29, 2014 by carlos*

**trig**

Help! Ships A and B leave port at the same time and sail on straight paths making an angle of 60 degrees with each other. HOw far apart are the ships at the end of 1 hour if the speed of ship A is 25 km/h and that of ship B is 15 km/h?
*April 2, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math Probability**

3) For years, ocean going ships have been using colored flags for signaling. By changing the order of the colored flags, the ships can send out different signals. If most ships carry six flags (each of different colors) how many different signals are possible if... a) all six ...
*June 5, 2011 by katie*

**Math-Calculus**

Consider two ships which are joined by a cable attached to each ship at the water line. Suppose the two ships are 200 metres apart, with the cable stretched tight and attached to a pulley which is anchored halfway between the ships at a depth of 45 metres. If one ship moves ...
*April 3, 2013 by Zoe*

**math test**

A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. The Caribbean has 32 more rooms then the Pacific. The Mediterranean has 38 fewer rooms than FOUR times the number of rooms on the Pacific. Find the number of rooms for each...
*May 21, 2014 by college boy *

**math **

A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. The Caribbean has 32 more rooms then the Pacific. The Mediterranean has 38 fewer rooms than FOUR times the number of rooms on the Pacific. Find the number of rooms for each...
*May 20, 2014 by help*

**Statistics**

The number of ships to arrive at a harbor on any given day is a random variable represented by x. The probability distribution of x is as follows. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.) x 10 11 12 13 14 P(x) 0.37 0.09 0.05 0.14 0.35 (a) Find the mean of the number ...
*May 27, 2013 by Gayle*

**statistics help**

The number of ships to arrive at a harbor on any given day is a random variable represented by x. The probability distribution of x is as follows. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.) x 10 11 12 13 14 P(x) 0.38 0.1 0.07 0.12 0.33 (a) Find the mean of the number ...
*June 15, 2013 by Kim5*

**Calculus**

Two ships are leaving port at the same time. The first ship is sailing due east at 20 km/hr and the other due north at 15 km/hr. How fast are the ships moving away from each other 2.0 hr later?
*March 10, 2012 by Candy*

**history WWI**

I don't understand this question: US ships were kept out of North Sea (which had mines) put by Britian. Was Wilson being inconsistent? I don't understand, Is the question asking if Wilson was inconsistent about keeping US ships out of North Sea or inconsistent about Wilson not...
*September 2, 2010 by Amy~*

**math**

Bob has 18 model cars and ships. He has 8 more cars than ships. How many cars does he have?
*January 19, 2010 by Gianna*

**math**

2 ships sail from the same por, one sails dew east at 15 mph and the second sailed dew south at 20 mph, how far apart are the ships after 3 hours? could you show the how you set this problem up?
*October 19, 2010 by Greg*

**Math check**

The number of ships to arrive at a harbor on any given day is a random variable represented by x. The probability distribution of x is as follows. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.) x 10 11 12 13 14 P(x) 0.37 0.09 0.05 0.14 0.35 (a) Find the mean of the number ...
*June 2, 2013 by Nora 55*

**math**

At 5 p.m two ships started sailing toward each other from ports which were 300 miles apart at average rates of 20 and 25 miles per hour. At what time were the ships still 30 miles apart?
*July 25, 2014 by Ouloperjs*

**math**

could someone show me how to write this or set up this equation?2 ships sail from the same port, one sails dew east at 15 mph and the second sailed dew south at 20 mph, how far apart are the ships after 3 hours?
*October 19, 2010 by Greg*

**Math**

t noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...
*October 15, 2009 by Salman*

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...
*November 22, 2009 by Bobby*

**physics**

How is it that ships made largely of steel can float when the density of steel is much higher than the density of water? Why is it possible to make oil tankers much larger than other ships?
*August 23, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Basic Algebra**

A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. The Caribbean has 15 more deluxe staterooms than the Pacific. The Mediterranean has 26 fewer deluxe staterooms than four times the number of deluxe staterooms on the ...
*July 15, 2012 by Cheryl*

**English**

Thank you. How would you check sentences numer 3 and 4. I'm not sure about my corrections Just two things on my previous post. 1)"as long as Dunsinane hill doesn't move towards him " is better than "until Dunsinane hill moves towards him"? 2) Women weren't allowed to act so ...
*October 10, 2011 by Henry*

**maths**

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 10,000m. The pilot sees two ships A and B. Ship A is due south of P and 22.5km away (in a direct line).Likewise ship B is due East and 40.8km from P. Find the distance between the two ships.
*April 5, 2013 by Shane*

**Ss**

•British and French military ships were stopping American merchant ships and “kidnapping” sailors •British were helping support the Native Americans in attacks against the Americans •BOTH ABOVE STATEMENTS WENT AGAINST THE TREATY OF PARIS 1783 Write why
*May 2, 2013 by Alinna*

**algebra**

At 3PM, two ships started sailing toward each other from ports which were 265 miles apart at average rates of 18 and 23 miles per hour. At what time were the ships still 60 miles apart? *Again, I;m having a real bad day; please walk me through this.*
*October 27, 2007 by anonymous*

**math**

A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific Paradise, the caribbean paradise, and the mediterranean paradise. The carabbean paradise has 19 more deluxe staterooms than the Pacific paradise. The mediterranean paradise has 36 fewer duluxe rooms than twice ...
*December 12, 2012 by mandy*

**Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level, please help?**

Two ships, A and B st out from port O simultaneously. A travels due north at 16 km/h, B due east at 13 km/h. The ships radio have a rang of 120. For how long would they remain in contact if B had travelled north-east
*February 12, 2012 by jat*

**Math**

Two ships left the same port at the same time. One travelled at 16kn/h on a course of 275 degrees while the other at 20 km/h of 225 degrees. How far apart are the ships after a. 2 hours? b. 4 hours? *note: this is a trigonometry question using the cosine law. Thanks!
*March 18, 2014 by Bethany*

**English**

Thank you. Do you say "he will become Thane of Cowdor OR the Thane of Cowdor? I looked up prophesy in the dictionary and found out that it can be both a noun or a verb. (to Prophesy: to say what will happen in the future, especially using religious or magical knowledge [= ...
*October 10, 2011 by Henry*

**Algebra**

Three ships leave New York for France on the same day. The round trip takes the first ship 12 days, the second ship 16 days and the third ship 20 days. How many days will elapse before all three ships again leave New York on the same day? Assume continuous trip activities for ...
*March 29, 2013 by Brittany*

**Physics**

How is it that ships made largely of steel can float when the density of steel is much higher than the density of water? Why is it possible to make oil tankers much larger than other ships (and what happens when an oil tanker is unloaded?)
*August 6, 2013 by Cheyenne*

**Physics**

How is it that ships made largely of steel can float when the density of steel is much higher than the density of water? Why is it possible to make oil tankers much larger than other ships (and what happens when an oil tanker is unloaded?)
*August 7, 2013 by McKenzi*

**maths**

Iam stuck with this question.Please anyone help me. An airplane is flying at an altitude of 10,000m.The pilot sees two ships A and B.Ship A is due south of P and 22.5km away(in a direct line).Likewise ship B is due East and 40.8km from P. The height is 10km. Find the distance ...
*April 6, 2013 by Shane*

**Trig**

Two ships leave the same port at 7.am. The first ship sails towards europe on a 54 degree course at a constant rate of 36 mi/h. The second ship,neither a tropical destination, sails on a 144 degree course at a constant speed of 42 mi/h. Find the distance between the ships at ...
*September 24, 2012 by Pcwest*

**Social Studies**

1. List the ships that were present at the time of the attack. Answer: West Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, California, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, and Oklahoma 2. What is the name of the ship where sailors can place their ashes? Answer: USS Arizona 3. What sailors had navy ...
*May 13, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Basic Algebra**

A new cruise ship line has just launched 3 new ships: the Pacific Paradise, The caribbean paradise, and the mediterranean paradise. The carribean paradise has 32 more deluxe stateroooms than the pacific paradise. The Mediterranean paradise has 37 few deluxe staterooms than ...
*July 16, 2011 by Catherine*

**math**

four diesel ships left a port at noon;january2,1953.the first ship returns to this port every 4 weeks, the second every 8, the third every 12,and the fourth every 16.when did all four ships meet again in the port?
*December 4, 2008 by shay*

**Calculus **

At 4 PM ship A is 40 miles due South Ship B. Ship A is sailing due South at a rate of 20 knots while ship B is sailing due East at a rate of 25 knots. Find the rate of change of the distance between the ships at 3 PM and at 5 PM. At what time were the ships closest together...
*December 12, 2011 by Bill*

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ships B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM?
*October 26, 2010 by Alexander M.*

**physics**

Ships A and B leave port together. For the next two hours, ship A travels at 30.0 in a direction 75.0 west of north while the ship B travels 25.0 east of north at 40.0 . What is the distance between the two ships two hours after they depart? What is the s
*October 6, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

modern oil tankers weigh more than a half-million tons and have lengths of up to one-fourth mile. Such massive ships require a distance of 5.0 km (about 3.0 mi) and a time of 20 min to come to a stop from a top speed of 30 km/h. What is the magnitude of a such a ship's average...
*March 30, 2014 by Katie*

**geometry**

Two ships leave a harbor at the same time, traveling on courses that have an angle of 140 degrees between them. If the first ship travels at 26 miles per hour and the second ship travels at 34 miles per hour, how far apart are the two ships after 3 hours?
*November 4, 2010 by Rac*

**10th grade**

Two ships leave a harbor at the same time, traveling on courses that have an angle of 140 degrees between them. If the first ship travels at 26 miles per hour and the second ship travels at 34 miles per hour, how far apart are the two ships after 3 hours?
*November 4, 2010 by Rac*

**AP Calculus**

Two ships sail from the same port. The first ship leaves port at 1:00a, and travels eastward at a rate of 15 knots. the second ship leave port at 2:00am and travels northward at a rate of 10 knots. Determine the rate at which the ships are separating at 3:00am
*January 18, 2013 by Rachael*

**algebra**

Two ships make the same voyage of 3000 nautical miles. The faster ship travels 10 knots faster than the slower one (a knot is 1 nautical mile per hour). The faster ship makes the voyage in 50 hr less time than the slower one. Find the speeds of the two ships.
*February 21, 2012 by Krystal*

**Social Studies**

1. List the ships that were present at the time of the attack. Answer: West Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, California, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, and Oklahoma 2. What is the name of the ship where sailors can place their ashes? Answer: USS Arizona 3. What sailors had navy ...
*May 13, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Probability**

All ships travel at the same speed through a wide canal. Each ship takes days to traverse the length of the canal. Eastbound ships (i.e., ships traveling east) arrive as a Poisson process with an arrival rate of ships per day. Westbound ships (i.e., ships traveling west) ...
*April 29, 2014 by qwerty*

**Math**

A ship is traveling due north. Every 30 mins,the captain corrects his course by a certain number of degrees.Here are the corrections made during the first four hours of the voyage: 5,-7,3,2,-6,8,-4,-6 ps theres degrees in the numbers Note:in marine Navigation the course is the...
*January 14, 2013 by Natalie*

**Calculuss--Optimization**

At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east. a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships. b. At what time are the two ships closest?
*November 21, 2011 by Maria*

**Optimization--PLEASE HELP!!!**

At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east. a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships. b. At what time are the two ships closest?
*November 21, 2011 by Maria*

**Grammar (Writeacher) **

Revise each of the following sentences, making the illogical comparisons more balanced. 1. That crew is more experienced that the other ship. 2. The gusts of wind at the center of the storm are stronger than the edge. 3. Ships with larger sails are more likely to capsize than ...
*May 29, 2013 by Anonymous*

**probability**

All ships travel at the same speed through a wide canal. Each ship takes t days to traverse the length of the canal. Eastbound ships (i.e., ships traveling east) arrive as a Poisson process with an arrival rate of λE ships per day. Westbound ships (i.e., ships traveling ...
*April 29, 2014 by JuanPro*

**Probability**

All ships travel at the same speed through a wide canal. Each ship takes t days to traverse the length of the canal. Eastbound ships (i.e., ships traveling east) arrive as a Poisson process with an arrival rate of λE ships per day. Westbound ships (i.e., ships traveling ...
*April 30, 2014 by A*

**Grammar (Writeacher)( or Ms. Sue)**

For each of the following sentences, choose the correct verb in parentheses, and write it on your paper. 1. Many of the ships that crossed the Atlantic Ocean during World War II (was, were) filled with supplies. 2. Most of the vessels (was, were) carrying vital supplies from ...
*May 20, 2013 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

A new cruise ship line has launched 3 new ship: the pacific, the Caribbean and the island. The Caribbean has 37 more deluxe staterooms than the pacific. the island has 38 fewer deluxe staterooms than twice the number of deluxe stateroom on the pacific. Find the number of ...
*August 1, 2014 by mark*

**math **

• regular rate: $2.10/lb • ship 101 to 500 lb, get a 20% discount • ship over 500 lb, get a 40% discount A large medical supply company has promised to donate 12 hospital beds and 4 wheeled stretchers over four months. Each bed weighs 58 kg and each stretcher weighs 90 lb. a) ...
*January 16, 2013 by jen*

**math 117**

1. Answer the following questions. Use Equation Editor to write mathematical expressions and equations. First, save this file to your hard drive by selecting Save As from the File menu. Click the white space below each question to maintain proper formatting. 1. The ...
*October 9, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Algebra**

At 3PM, two ships started sailing toward each other from ports which were 265 miles apart at average rates of 18 and 23 miles per hour. At what time were the ships still 60 miles apart? Let t=time=5 hours Let 18t= first ship=90 Let 23t= second ship=115 18t+23t+60=265 41t+60=...
*October 28, 2007 by anonymous*

**English**

Thank you, Writeacher. I left out these other sentences. Can you please check them? I left out these other sentences. 1)Macbeth urges her husband to put on his nightgown and pretend he has just awakened. 2)She wanted to defeat her main rival: Spain. 3)She could do this when ...
*March 4, 2012 by Henry*

**Physics**

Why is it important for ships to have air
*August 9, 2013 by Trinity*

**social studies**

what were the names of the ships the colonist sailed on?
*March 9, 2009 by niyati*

**Pre-Algebra**

1. What data are represented by the stem-and-leaf plot below? 3 | 7 8 9 4 | 1 3 7 5 | 2 4 Key: 4 | 1 means 41 a. 37, 38, 39, 41, 43, 47, 52, 54 b. 73, 83, 93, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 c. 7, 8, 9, 1, 3, 7, 2, 4 d. 37, 38, 39, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 2. Find the mode and the median of the ...
*March 20, 2013 by Janessa*

**ALGEBRA! URGENT.**

1. What data are represented by the stem-and-leaf plot below? 3 | 7 8 9 4 | 1 3 7 5 | 2 4 Key: 4 | 1 means 41 a. 37, 38, 39, 41, 43, 47, 52, 54 b. 73, 83, 93, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 c. 7, 8, 9, 1, 3, 7, 2, 4 d. 37, 38, 39, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 2. Find the mode and the median of the ...
*March 5, 2014 by Caroline*

**Math. **

1. What data are represented by the stem-and-leaf plot below? 3 | 7 8 9 4 | 1 3 7 5 | 2 4 Key: 4 | 1 means 41 a. 37, 38, 39, 41, 43, 47, 52, 54 b. 73, 83, 93, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 c. 7, 8, 9, 1, 3, 7, 2, 4 d. 37, 38, 39, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 2. Find the mode and the median of the ...
*March 5, 2014 by Bonnie*

**programming**

Please write a program to simulate a game called Battleship. First you need to place ships on an N by N board (1 <= N <= 1000). Every ship will occupy a 1 by k area, where k is an integer between 1 and N. The ships cannot overlap and they can only be placed vertically or...
*October 12, 2009 by Ryan*

**math**

Why did the sea monster eat 27 ships carrying potatoes?
*April 2, 2011 by keana*

**science**

what was an example of a vessel that came to the surface by a ships signal
*April 12, 2011 by caleb*

**science**

Wiil ships float lower or higher in tropical waters? Thanks
*February 4, 2010 by wizard*

**social studies**

what did british ships do to americans during the war of 1812
*May 1, 2010 by laura*

**english**

what genre is Black Ships Before Troy ~ by Rosemary Sutcliff?
*September 1, 2014 by Lena*

**Math Help? Check my answers.**

1. What data are represented by the stem-and-leaf plot below? 3 | 7 8 9 4 | 1 3 7 5 | 2 4 Key: 4 | 1 means 41 a. 37, 38, 39, 41, 43, 47, 52, 54 b. 73, 83, 93, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 c. 7, 8, 9, 1, 3, 7, 2, 4 d. 37, 38, 39, 14, 34, 74, 25, 45 2. Find the mode and the median of the ...
*March 5, 2014 by Caroline*

**social studies**

What were the conditions onthe holding parts of the ships where the slaves were stacked?
*January 23, 2012 by Brianna*

**english**

What are the adverbs in the sentence. Long trips aboard these ships seemed highly improbable then.
*May 7, 2009 by tim*

**math**

Lin-Yee is helping to set up a health clinic in Inuvik by collecting and shipping medical supplies from Calgary. She has found these shipping rates online: • regular rate: $2.10/lb • ship 101 to 500 lb, get a 20% discount • ship over 500 lb, get a 40% discount A large medical ...
*January 15, 2013 by alan*

**Social Studies**

Prince Henry had a school for sailors and for the advancement of navigation. Where did he send ships?
*April 15, 2010 by Anya*

**social studies**

Philip 2 of Spain called the Englishmen who attacked and raided his ships _______ ______.
*October 26, 2011 by stephanie*

**CHEMISTRY**

what do you observe on the seawater where ships dock? Explain in relation with attractive forces and surface tension..
*October 7, 2014 by Gary*

**English**

Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1)Bassanio is in love with Portia, a girl famous for her beauty and her wealth, and is determined to marry her. He needs money to go to Belmont and court her. For this reason, he ...
*September 9, 2010 by Franco*

**distance**

1 ship leaves port everyday. After 30 days it returns. How many ships will it see on the way back ?
*March 15, 2012 by neal*

**english**

I am going to write about Somali pirates and I need help with writing my essay. I want to start with Anecdote and I don't know how to start. I am not for Somali pirates but I just think that justice is not being servered. this is little background about Somali pirates and ...
*November 21, 2010 by Jackie*

**statistics**

Your mail-order company advertises that it ships 95% of its orders within three working days. You select an SRS of 100 of the 5000 orders received in the past week for an audit. The audit reveals that only 91 of these orders were shipped on time. A) What is the sample ...
*April 24, 2013 by Dylan*

**calculus**

Three ships are at points P, Q, and R such that PQ=2km PR=7 km, and <QPR=142. What is the distance between Q and R, to two decimal places.
*April 15, 2010 by lALA*

**history WWI**

Would it be right for Germany to sink ships without warning if they fired upon the submarines? I thought yes
*September 2, 2010 by Amy~*

**Economics**

Which of these products or services is likely to have an inelastic supply in the short run? A. cargo ships B. haircuts C. newspapers D. staples
*April 21, 2013 by Tori Madison*

**Economics**

Which of these products or services is likley to have an inelastic supply on a short run? A. Cargo Ships B. Haircuts C. Staples I said D am I rights?
*April 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Social Studies**

Which of the factors best help explain why a strong navy and a large fleet of trading ships have been an important part of the UK's history.
*September 2, 2009 by Victoria*

**English**

I checked the sentences myself.There were spelling mistakes to correct. I need to prepare this listening activity taken from a course book (again). I just want to be sure that everything is OK. 1) Travel and expeditions were much in the people’s mind. Perhaps the most typical ...
*November 9, 2011 by Henry2*

**Social Studies **

My most exalted Monarch - Your Majesty Queen Isabella, I am writing this letter most humbly for you to consider my request for three small ships and a crew so that I may sail west and find the shortest route to the East. I promised to chaim land for Spain and bring back riches...
*November 17, 2011 by Laruen *

**Science**

How do the structures of organisms compare and contrast to nonliving structures like construction cranes,ships,airplanes or bridges?
*March 20, 2013 by Paul*

**6th Grade Civil War History**

These are all true or false questions: The Civil War Greatly increased the power of the Federal Government. I think that is false but I'm not sure . . . As a result of the war, the South's economy boomed, while the economy of the North slumped. I'm pretty sure that is false. ...
*September 2, 2009 by Mary-Grace*

**English**

Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1) Elizabeth encouraged the (?) piracy because she took a share of the profits. 2) Sea captains captured the Spanish ships which traded precious metal(s), tobacco and slaves from ...
*January 4, 2011 by Franco*

**English**

I urgently need to know if the following sentence is possible: 1) Robinson told the captain his story on how he had been made a slave. 2) The waves started crashing onto the ships.
*January 25, 2012 by Henry2*

**physics**

In the past, ships often carried small cannons that wer used when approaching shore in a dense fog to estimate the distance to the hidden land. How would this work?
*October 15, 2012 by tiffany*

**Economics**

Which of these products or services is likely to have an inelastic supply in the short run? A. cargo ships B. haircuts C. newspapers D. staples I chose D and got it wrong so would it be C instead?
*November 5, 2012 by Shawna*