Questions Asked on
October 11, 2006

  1. math

    A new chewing gum has been developed that is helpful to those who want to stop smoking. If 60 percent of those people chewing the gum are successful in stopping smoking, what is the probability that in a group of four smokers using the gum at least one

    asked by ctmorris
  2. Spelling

    1 word 2 meanings. My child has an assigment and the teacher wants 2 meanings for each word. What is this? I think it either means: flower and flour or whirligig-which can mean a childs top, and round circular thing, anything that revolves. I hope this

    asked by CL
  3. Macroeconomics

    Suppose the Fed wishes to use monetary policy to close an expansionary gap. a. Should the Fed increase or decrease the money supply? b. If the Fed uses open-market operations, should it buy or sell government securities? c. Determine whether each of the

    asked by gerima
  4. Home Economics

    Why Home Economics? Is it only about cooking? http://hearth.library.cornell.edu/ In the framed box, there is a brief history of the term "home economics" and how it originated, etc. Be sure you click on various links, and you'll find additional

    asked by Terri Ordona
  5. PLEASE HELP... ALGEBRA.... LINEAR PROGRAMMING

    HELP ME WITH THESE 2 PROBLEMS PLEASE..... 1. Objective Quantity: C= 5x+4y Constraints: x < -2 x > -4 y > 1 y < 6 All of the signs have lines under them. 2. Objective Quantity: C= 6x + 2y Constraints: x > 0 x < 5 y > 0 4x-y > 1 Again, all of the signs have

    asked by Anonymous
  6. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    What underwater mountain range is located at 90 degrees East? http://www.yourchildlearns.com/geography.htm http://www.nationalatlas.gov/ http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html Here are some of the best atlas/map websites online. These plus your textbook

    asked by Suzanne
  7. maths

    Solve 1.-6b+1+4b= -3b+6 2.8x - 4x = -8 3.the sum of twice a number and 14 less than the number is the same as the difference between -38 and the number. what is the number? 4. some number is six more than eight. what is the number? 5. 3.2x + 5.6x = 3.1 +

    asked by francis
  8. search box on jiskha.com

    The search box at the top of this page now searches the entire jiskha.com forum in real time. http://www.jiskha.com/search/search.cgi?query=apples Nice. very nice.

    asked by Leo
  9. Anybody?PLease Read!

    Hello. Can you help me with my homework? Shakespeare, Twelfth Night. Have you read it?

    asked by Gina
  10. Economics

    Determine whether each of the following would lead to an increase, a decrease, or no change in the quantity of money people wish to hold. Also determine whether there is a shift in the money demand curve or a movement along a given money demand curve a. A

    asked by jada
  11. Geography

    If the sun is directly overhead at 12 noon at yur location and GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) is 10:00pm, what is your approximate longitude? I think it's 135 degrees West, help me check. it was Noon at Greenwich ten hours ago, so you are 10/12 * 180 degrees,

    asked by Suzanne
  12. language arts

    a metaphor for macaroni salad http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Metaphor http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/metaphor.html http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_M.html (Scroll down.) Read the definitions and examples. Then

    asked by ali
  13. MATH

    The area of a circle with radius is given by the formula A=pie times radius to the 2nd power make an table of values for A as r (radius) increases from 0 to 10 unit r A ______ 0 0 1 pi*1 2 pi*4 3 pi*9 etc.Note the correct spelling of pi. isn't that

    asked by Jose
  14. Economics

    The market demand and supply curves for an agricultural product are as follows: Qd = 4,500 - 250P; Qs = 200P where quantities are in thousands of bushels per annum and price is in dollars per bushel. The government wishes to achieve a higher point on the

    asked by Amanda
  15. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    If it is 6 am at 30 degrees W, what time is it at 120 degrees W? Please check this site. (Broken Link Removed)

    asked by Suzanne
  16. GEOGRAPHY CONFUSED

    If it is 6 am at 30 degrees W what time is it at 120 degrees? I thoughtit was 1 am, but Sue said to subtract 30 minus 120 and divide by 15. this would make it 6. Do I subtract 6 hours from 6 am making it 12:00 am? Please clarify It's earlier the further

    asked by Suzanne
  17. MATH!

    What type of lines have a slope of zero? Write the equation of a line with the slope of -2 which contains the point (3,6) The x-axis has 0 slope. What about any other line with 0 slope? Use y-y1=m(x-x1) with m=-2, x1=3 and y1=6 What?? These were your

    asked by Stephy
  18. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    What direction does a boat go when moving along the Panama Canal from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean?

    asked by Suzanne
  19. W.history

    Has anybody read Lord of The Flies?? Yes. Many of us have read Lord of the Flies. If you post your questions and your answers, we'll be glad to critique them for you. OK well, 1.Who is the leader of the choir boys? I think it is their teacher 1.Who is the

    asked by margie
  20. Math

    My mom and I don't agree on the answer to this problem 10x10-5x10 I say 995 Mom says 50 Please help. 10x10-5x10 100-50 50 If you show me your work I can show you your error. I am not sure if x stands for the variable or multiplication. If multiplication

    asked by John
  21. English

    What is the meaning of , "And thus the whirigig of time bringshis revenges." "the whirligig of time"...a whirligig is something that goes around...like a merry-go-round. So, time goes around...what happened in the past will come back to get you (what goes

    asked by Gina
  22. confused+ help!

    what does this statment mean? and why is used as a noun here? "There are no eurekas" This is from the Greek heureka . meaning I have found it. So the statement above probably means there are no good solutions, or there are no enlightened solutions. You

    asked by .....
  23. English

    Why did Maria play a trick on Malvolio? (Twelfth Night: Shakespeare)

    asked by Gina
  24. Economics

    Hey just needed some pointers on the following questions. True or False? Explain.. 1. As long as the firm has to pay for an input, it would be wasteful not to use all input services purchased? 2. A profit-maximising competitive firm will never produce in

    asked by Jason
  25. math

    simplify radicals square root of 132 132^1/2= (4*33)^1/2= 4^1/2 * 33^1/2 = 2 * 33^1/2 or 2 sqrt33

    asked by jim
  26. math

    simplify - square root of 48x^3y^2 Your problem: √48x^3y^2 Try to break it down as far as you can in order to simplify. √(16 * 3)(x^2 * x)(y^2) The square root of 16 is 4. The square root of x^2 is x. The square root of y^2 is y. Therefore, you end up

    asked by jim
  27. PLease Help!!!Algebra

    The line y = 3x + 5 crosses the y axis at ______? When it crosses the y-axis x has to be 0, so what is y when x=0 in the equation y = 3x + 5 Isn't it 5? Hmm, you don't sound too confident with your answer, but yes, it's 5. If you have an equation y=mx+b, m

    asked by Linda
  28. Algebra HELP!!

    Write the equation of a line which contains the point (2,4) and (-2,2) y = -2x + 2 y = 2x + 4 y = ½x + 3 y = -4x + 2 The slopes has to be (2-4)/(-2-2)=-2/-4 But that's not one of the answers so what do i DO? -2/-4 = 1/2 There is no line with a slope of

    asked by Ashley
  29. math

    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

    asked by Chris
  30. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    If the sun is directly overhead at 12 noon at your location and GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) is 10:00pm, what is your approximate longitude? Check this site to see what place is 10 hours behind London and the GMT. (Broken Link Removed) Then, you can use a map

    asked by Suzanne
  31. anwer question

    1- By what dynamic mechanism is each macronutrient absorbed and utilized? Why is this an inportant concept to understand workbook p.38 i need help on social studies workbook page.38

    asked by ninasoufan
  32. Math, plz help!

    1. We multiplied: x to the exponent of 3 muliplied by x to the exponent of 4. a) Suppose the exponents 3 and 4 were different. Would the adding method still work? Explain. b) Suppose the base x was different. Would we get similar results? Explain. 2. We

    asked by Zoie
  33. Grade 9 science

    What is an example of a homogeneous mixter that is a solid liqued or gas an example of homogeneous mixter that is a solid Steel is a homogenous mixture of iron, carbon, and other metals. air is a homogenouse mixture of gas Sea water is a homogenous mixture

    asked by Layal
  34. math: and i really need help

    3x(a-5)=6 What is the value of a ? 3x(a-5)=6 is x multiplication or variable multiplication Multiplication=* Division=/ 3x(a-5)=6 3*(a-5)=6 (3*a)+(3*5)=6 3a+15-15=6-15 3a=-9 3a/3=-9/3 a=-3 I hope this helps. I am not 100% sure this is right. Or it can be

    asked by pinkpolkadots7
  35. science - chemistry pH problems

    Here is the hint I received on how to solve those tough pH problems I posted earlier: Both of these can be solved using the H-H and doing the algebra. The math itself is hard to type out, but in Q1 the values of [NaA] and [HA] are 0.04805 and 0.15195. In

    asked by ajones51
  36. GEOGRAPHY

    If it is 6 am at 30 degrees W, what time is it at 120 degrees W? Each 15 degrees of longitude encompasses about one hour of time. Divide the difference between 120 and 30 by 15 to find your answer. Does this mean to subtract 6 hours from 6 am making it

    asked by Suzanne
  37. GEOGRAPHY

    If it is Sunday just East of the International Dateline, what day is it just west of the International Dateline? I think it's Saturday, please verify. see above. monday. stupid isn't it?

    asked by Suzanne
  38. gyogrphy

    wat is sabana in inglesh savanna. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/savanna

    asked by Anonymous
  39. Science-Physics: Space Station

    Hello, I am having trouble with this physics problem. Any suggestions with this? Sketch and calculate a spacestation that would meet the requirement of having a 2m tall person experience a 10 % difference in centripetal acceleration between bottom of feet

    asked by Gerald
  40. Social 30

    So I have to write an essay test on this question: "To what extent should political decision-making be restricted to a specific group in society?" I'm having a lot of trouble on what to say, I'm terrible at essay writing, so if someone could help that

    asked by L
  41. Algebra HELP!!

    Write the equation of the line that contains the points (2, 2) and (-3, 12). Here is part of the answer. Can you identify the missing part? y = -2x + ___ I think it's 12 You've got the slope so use y-y1=m(x-x1) where (x1,y1) is either point. If you use

    asked by Margie
  42. math

    simplify square root of 27r^5 Your problem: √27r^5 Try to break this down as far as you can to simplify. √(9 * 3)(r^4 * r) The square root of 9 is 3. The square root of r^4 is r^2. Therefore, you end up with this: 3r^2√3r ---> 3r is left under the

    asked by jim
  43. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    Rotate the Earth using the arrows on the globe that show the direction of rotation. As viewed from the North Pole, what direction is the Earth spinning? clockwise or counter-clockwise? I suggest you do this exercise in class, since that globe apparently

    asked by Suzanne
  44. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    If it is Sunday just east of the International Dateline, what day is it just west of the International Dateline? http://worldatlas.com/aatlas/infopage/dateline.htm

    asked by Suzanne
  45. English

    I am writing an essay on "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Satre. The question is: How does the author's manupulation of time contribute to the effectiveness of the work as a whole. Do not just merly summerise the plot. I know that time in Hell is suspended/ halted.

    asked by Jenny
  46. English

    I am not wanting for anyone to do my work, I just was a point of view. I have already done this and is completly finished. If this is not believed, you can look at my other english posts. My request is: Write an introduction for an essay in which you are

    asked by Gina
  47. English

    How do you write a proper essay? Gina... this is the very best place to get a step by step instruction on essay writing. (Broken Link Removed) I've looked at that and it dosent seem to help. This is a total favour you do not have to do this. I have handed

    asked by Gina
  48. I have posted this so many times..can someone help

    I need someone to right an introduction to an essay in which you saying that the meaning of the quote bellow is true: "and tuhs the whirigig of time brings back his revenges." I may not be the one to write this but I don't want to see your question go

    asked by Gina
  49. English

    I know that no one is here to do my homework but I am in quite a pickle today. I really need someone to give me a intro that I can start off on. Or even a sentance. I am really confused right now. a sentance is all i ask. Here is a sentence: Shakespeare

    asked by Gina
  50. biology

    if an alien entered your house what would you do to see if it was alive if it entered the house on its own I'd assume it was alive? tha alien was inside a spaceship. describe what you would do to see if it was alive. check for a pulse considering it has

    asked by susan
  51. communications

    simple subject notes Please explain more exactly what you need and we'll be glad to help you.

    asked by Jonathan
  52. English

    "And thus the whirigig of time bringshis revenges." Do you agree with the quote above? Why or Why not?

    asked by Gina
  53. Writing

    What factor's may influence the claims of newspapers, magazines, television programs, movies, news, the internet, and advertising? politics

    asked by Sassie
  54. English

    What would be the thesis statement in the following and if there isnt one please tell me: Shakespeare used time to bring resolution to the situations his characters found themselves in the play, Twelfth Night. The quote, “And thus the whirligig of time

    asked by Gina
  55. social studys

    wich is the only state bording New Hampshire,canada and the atlantic ocean?? Please check this map.

    asked by jeannette
  56. analgoies

    myth is to ledgend as motto is to there are many possiblities here, one that comes to mind is.. myth is to legend as motto is to maxim. I suspect many other words that would fit. Another that comes to mind is anthem. stomach

    asked by jamial
  57. software designers

    please describle and compare the three basic ways in which software designers enable users to enter commands into computers I use my mouse, I use a light pen, I use my keyboard, and I can use my microphone.

    asked by Sarah
  58. GEOGRAPHY

    If it is Sunday just East of the International Dateline, what day is it just west of the International Dateline? I think it's Saturday, please verify. correct.http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/international_date.html

    asked by Suzanne
  59. Please Help Me

    I need an example of a character is tewlfth night that can be compared to the quote, "And thus the whiligig of time brings in his revenges." Sir Toby - and may I ask how sir toby is realted to the quote, And thus the whirligig of time brings in his

    asked by Gina
  60. English

    how is sir toby is realted to the quote, And thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges." (twelfth night: Shakespeare)

    asked by Gina
  61. social studies

    asia and north america are separated by what water may i ask you a question michon? I am stuck on this question. Asia and north america are separated by the? two words. Pacifc Ocean??? It could also be Bering Strait, between northeastern Asia and

    asked by Rianna
  62. science

    I want to know object of stomach. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stomach

    asked by vivian
  63. English

    I have to do a professional business letter to a bank from me a customer there. What i need help in is the letter measurements without a heading. I'm not sure what they are. What i think they are is for the alignment: Left side 1" Top 2" Please help me in

    asked by Jasmine07202006
  64. math

    simplify square root of 116 rt(116) = rt(4*29) = 2rt(29) i need help with my algebra homework

    asked by jim
  65. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    What country is located at 28.5 degrees N by 60 degrees E? Check this map for the name of this country.

    asked by Suzanne
  66. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    At what line of longitude is the International dateline? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_date_line 180 degrees

    asked by Suzanne
  67. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    If it is Sunday just east of the Internatonal Dateline, what day is it just west of the Internatinal Dateline? http://geography.about.com/od/physicalgeography/a/idl.htm

    asked by Suzanne
  68. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    What direction does a boat go when moving along the Panama Canal from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean? (Broken Link Removed)

    asked by Suzanne
  69. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    If the sun is directly overhead at 12 noon at your location and GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) is 10:00 pm, what is you approximate longitude?

    asked by Suzanne
  70. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    If it is 6 am at 30 degrees W, what time is it at 120 degrees W?

    asked by Suzanne
  71. GLOBE ACTIVITY

    How many degrees is the Arctic Circle displaced from the North Pole? http://geography.about.com/od/physicalgeography/a/idl.htm

    asked by Suzanne
  72. math

    simplify square root of 3^7 t 3^7= (3^7)^1/2= 3^(7/2) = 3^(3 1/2)=27*3^1/2=27 sqrt3

    asked by jim
  73. GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

    What underwater mountain range is located at 90 degrees east? Check this site. http://go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_htm/indian.htm

    asked by Suzanne
  74. discrete math

    1. let A and B be sets. Show that A U (B - A)=A U B 2. determine whether f is a function from Z to R if a) f(n)= +n b) 1/(n square -4) For 1. B-A is the same as B intersect ~A (That's the complement of A) So A U B = A U (B int ~A) = (A U B) int (A U ~A) A

    asked by thisha
  75. Math!!

    HELP PLEASE!!!! 1.Write the equation of a line with the slope of -2 which contains the point (3,6) y= mx+ b y= -2x +b Put in (3,6) and solve for b. Then you know m and b in y=mx + b won't it be..0?? I think it will be zero. Are you a teacher? The question

    asked by Margie
  76. English

    Has anybody read the Canturbury Tales?

    asked by margie
  77. English

    am not wanting for anyone to do my work, I just was a point of view. I have already done this and is completly finished. If this is not believed, you can look at my other english posts. My request is: Write an introduction for an essay in which you are to

    asked by Gina
  78. English

    How do you write a proper essay?

    asked by Gina
  79. Need Help?

    Have you read twelfth night? Yes. This is a request. I am not sure how to write a formal essay. I have handed one in and I do not think it was write. Could you make up a good introduction for why, "And thus the whirligig of time brings back his revenges,"

    asked by Gina
  80. Twelfth Night

    This is a request. I am not sure how to write a formal essay. I have handed one in and I do not think it was write. Could you make up a good introduction for why, "And thus the whirligig of time brings back his revenges," is true. True, meaning that you

    asked by Gina
  81. Science

    the SI UNIT for mass is what kg kg is correct. Here is a good site for SI units. http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/units.html

    asked by tyler