# Questions Asked onOctober 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

2. ## 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

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

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

5. ## 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

6. ## 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

7. ## 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

8. ## 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

9. ## 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 +

10. ## 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

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

12. ## 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,

13. ## 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

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

15. ## 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.

16. ## 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

17. ## 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

18. ## 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

19. ## 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

20. ## 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

21. ## math

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

22. ## 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?

23. ## 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

24. ## 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

25. ## 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)

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

27. ## 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

28. ## 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

29. ## 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

30. ## 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

31. ## 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

32. ## 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

33. ## 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

34. ## GLOBE/GEOGRAPHY HELP

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

35. ## 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

36. ## English

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

37. ## 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

38. ## 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

39. ## 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

40. ## 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

41. ## 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,"

42. ## 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

43. ## 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

44. ## English

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

45. ## English

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

46. ## 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

47. ## 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

48. ## 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

49. ## 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

50. ## 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

51. ## 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

52. ## GLOBE ACTIVITY

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

53. ## GLOBE ACTIVITY

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

54. ## 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

55. ## 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

56. ## 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.

57. ## English

How do you write a proper essay?

58. ## 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

59. ## 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

60. ## social studys

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

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

62. ## 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

63. ## 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)

64. ## 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

65. ## English

Has anybody read the Canturbury Tales?

66. ## 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

67. ## 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

68. ## 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

70. ## Writing

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

71. ## 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?

72. ## 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

73. ## GLOBE ACTIVITY

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

74. ## 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

75. ## 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

76. ## 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

77. ## 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.

78. ## science

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

79. ## GLOBE ACTIVITY

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