# Questions Asked onJanuary 16, 2007

1. ## math

Oregon is about 400 miles from west to east, and 300 miles from north to south. If a map of Oregon is 15 inches tall (from north to south), about how wide is the map? PLEASE HELP AND EXPLAIN IT Set up a proportion: 15/300 (the ratio of inches to miles,

2. ## Math, Geometry and Physics

An enemy ship is on the east side of a mountainous island. The enemy ship can maneuver to within 2500 meters of the 1800 meter high mountain peak and can shoot projectiles with an initial speed of 250m/sec. If western shoreline is horizontally 300 meters

3. ## Discipline

I have a couple of questions that I need some help with. 1.Miss Wiggs is trying to read a story about elephants before her first grade class leaves that morning for a trip to the local zoo.The children have already sat through calendar and weather time,as

4. ## LA

How does a genre affect the theme of a story - like A Christmas Carol? This site will give you a definition, plus types of literary genre. http://www.sevenoaks.wa.edu.au/linkpage/reading/read4.html If "A Christmas Carol" were meant to be humorous, how

5. ## organic chemistry

why can't you convert cis-2-butene into trans-2-butene simply by undergoing a rotation/ The cis and trans isomers of 2-butene involve a pi bond as well as a sigma bond. To "rotate" the molecule, the pi bond must be broken (remember this double bond is

6. ## Logic

This exercise relate to the inhabitants of the island of knights and knaves created by Smullyan, where knights always tell the truth and knaves always lie. You encounter two people, A and B. Determine, if possible, what A and B are if they address you in

7. ## math,correction,&help

Write the equation of the line L satisfying the given geometric conditions. L has y-intercept (0,2) and is perpendicular to the line with equation 2x-3y = 6 Equation of perpendicular line is of the form 3x + 2y = K…It passes through (0,2) 2(2) = K = 4

8. ## spelling

what is the answer to this analogy brother:mother::fly:???? must start with the letters scr,spr,str,or thr brother:mother:fly brother:mother::fly:???? must end with scr, spr, str, thr brother:mother::fly:???? must end with scr, spr, str, thr i don't know i

9. ## science

how do the masses of elements relate?(similar/difference) Please clarify the question. Generally, the mass increases as we go lower elements to higher elements in periodic table. There are a few exceptions.

10. ## math,algebra,help

Problem states: Business and finance. The cost of producing a number of items x is given by C = mx + b, in which b is the fixed cost and m is the variable cost (the cost of producing one more item). (a)If the fixed cost is \$40 and the variable cost is \$10,

11. ## english

can someone tell me the difference between prejudial and non-prejudial use of rhetoric? Posted by Ms. Sue on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at 9:47am. Check these sites to help you answer your question. (Broken Link Removed) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhetoric

12. ## English

How does one explain the difference in usage between "I am going to go get it." and "I will go and get it." Correct terms, please, to help a foreign student. I am going = present progressive tense I will go and get = future tense, compound verb to get =

13. ## Confused! Pre-Cal

Verify that each equation is an identity.. tan A= sec a/csca I have notes (i wasn't here that day and teacher refuses to reteach) but I don't understand them here is the notes... Problem w/ same directions: Cos x= cotx/csc x = Cosx/Sin x / 1/sinx = cosx I

14. ## help!!

what is the antomym for prohibit http://www.thesaurus.com =)

15. ## Ethics

consider racial imbalances in education, the economy, family life, housing, criminal justices, health care, and politics. Of these societal challenges facing modern African American, which do you think are most difficult to overcome, and why?

16. ## HELP!

The problem using elimination/substitution methods what is the solution set to 3x -2y =-4 and 5x=2y the choices a)(2,-5) b)(-2,-5) c)(2,5) d)(-2,5) Please, Please, Please, HELP! Between a and c I believe it is c is that correct? Yes.

17. ## Math

I have 2 problems I need help with both I have narrowed it down to 2 possible answers but can't decide which one is right. The first problem log subscript 5 (2x+3)=2 the choices a)13/2 and b) 14. The next problem 8^x = 16^x+2 the choices a)8 and b)-8. Help

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19. ## HELP!

How many times do I have to tell you the answer is d. Goodness. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1168934037 all you had to do was add two numbers given, and double it, and put the neg sign in front. I have no idea what the answer to this problem is,

20. ## science

deltaL= L * coeff thermal expansion Al * delta Temp What is the linear expansion for 1 Deg F change in a piect of aluminum that is 1.9 inches long?

21. ## MATH

I have 2 questions the first I have narrowed down to 2 possible solutions the second has 3. What is the solution to log sub 5 (2x+3)=2 a)13/2 or b)14? The next problem f(x)= log sub 5 x what is the value of 1/25? a)square root of 2 b)-1/2 or c)1/2? Help is

22. ## Iteration Control Structure

Design a program that models the worm's behavior in the following scenario: A worm is moving toward an apple. Each time it moves, the worm cuts the distance between itself and the apple by its own body length until the worm is close enough to enter the

23. ## english

Write a paragraph under the title " good words are full of flavor" Sarah, We do not do your homework for you. We will be happy to proofread and make suggstions if you will put your paragraph on the board. suggestion - Think of some really neat words that

24. ## culture ethics

I need two to three charateristics of orientalism. How may orientalism and prejudice contribute to hate crimes against these groups? This site will give you the characteristics of Orientalism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orientalism Very strange, I found

25. ## science

how is schopf's theory similar to oparin's theory about the orgin of life? MODERN STROMATOLITES are structures built by cyanobacteria(blue-green algae), grace Shark Bay, Australia. Elsewhere in Australia, J. William Schopf of the University of California

26. ## algebra2-imaginary numbers

You can add or subtract complex numbers by treating the i as a variable and combining like terms. I am having a lot of trouble figuring out these equations with imaginary numbers. 1. (3+2i)+(7-i)= 2.(1-6i)+(2-i)= 3. (2+i)-(3+i)= 4.(4+i)-(2-i)= Can someone

27. ## english

in the pome crazed man in concentration camp by Agnes Gergely what dose the box symbolize? What do you think? He shed a tear over its loss. I will be happy to critique your thinking.

28. ## english

what is a thesis http://www.onelook.com/?w=thesis&ls=a The word has several meanings. Please check this site for explanations. http://www.answers.com/topic/thesis If you still need help, please post another question.

29. ## outlines

where would i go to find different samples of outlines? Try these sites. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_outlin.html (Broken Link Removed)

31. ## Math

How do you create a word problem using unit rate? Please check the explanation at this site -- http://www.321know.com/rat-unit-rate.htm One of the most common word problems might be -- George averages 60 miles per hour when driving on a highway. How far

32. ## Calc

a) y =ln(x-1) find dy/dx=? b) y=3 ln x - ln (1/x) where x >0, dy/dx= ? My teacher says the answers are a) (2x)/(x^2-1) and b) 4/x I am not sure how you find the derivative when they involve ln. Could you please explain to me how to get these answers? I

33. ## calculus

Let f be a function defined by f(x)= arctan x/2 + arctan x. the value of f'(0) is? It's 3/2 but I am not very clear on how to obtain the answer. I changed arctan x/2 into dy/dx=(4-2x)/(4sqrt(4+x^2)) but that's as far as I got. Could you please show me how

34. ## calc

Why would fZ(x) =2x^3 on [-1,1] fail to satisfy the conditions of the Mean Value therorm? It is continuous and differential. So what is wrong with it I can't figure it out. I agree with you. The theorem should apply for that "fZ" function over that

35. ## math

How to you do the prime factorisation of 350 using exponets? Just break it down into smaller and smaller factors until are are prime. 350 = 50 * 7 = 10 * 5 * 7 = 5*2*5*7 = (5^2)*2*7 1000

36. ## language

What is a simile? This site will give you a definiton and examples. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/simile.html would for native americans woul for be the prepositions and americans be the object. for is the preposition. Native Americans is the

37. ## science

What is archaebacteria and eubacteria's nutrition and reproduction?

38. ## French for Aubrey

Present Tense of Regular -ER Verbs, Affirmative jouer = to play (I play, I do play, I am playing) SINGULAR je joue tu joues il joue elle joue on joue PLURAL nous jouons vous jouez ils jouent elles jouent NOTE: The personal endings of the present tense (le

39. ## french- subjontif

ok! i have a huge french test comming up in 2 days and i need help with memorizing the subjontif and imparitif of a verb as well as infinatif. (sorry, i cant spell!) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. To memorize, you need to analyze what

40. ## spanish

What is the difference between a direct and indirect object pronoun? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Do you need the explanation first in English? The direct-object: a word or phrase denoting the goal or the result of the action of a

41. ## Discipline

Carl is getting tired of two children in his three-year-old room having wetting accidents on the playground. The class always uses the restroom before they go outside,but two of the boys are wetting themselves at least once a week,making Carl have to send

42. ## intro to algebra

how do i figure out this type of problem. 7(12t). im in college but never learned algebra in high school The seven multiplies by the innards of the parenthesis. 7*12t= 84t

43. ## US History help

What did the Monroe Doctrine warn European Nations not to do? What did the US promise to do? This site will help you with that. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monroe_Doctrine

44. ## Math

can you help me with the homework that I am doing right now that is math 4th grade work.Also I need the answers 16/36 We can help, but we wont provide answers. You have to work for them. bobpursley on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 7:12pm in response to

45. ## equivalent hydrogens

what are the equivalent hydrogens in 1-chloropropane and 2-chloropropane. H H H H CLH | | | | | | H-C-C-C-CL H-C-C-C-H | | | | | | H H H H H H

46. ## convert cis-2-butene and trans-2-butene

why can't you convert cis-2-butene into trans-2-butene simply by undergoing a rotation? answered the original post. please answer this Question

47. ## equivalent hydrogens

sorry about the diagram it didn't come out. structural formula of 1-chloropropane an 2-chloropropane which are the equivalent hydrogens.

48. ## science

How do i calculate how much time it takes to heat water? All I know is the power supplied and the energy required. Thanks power= energy/time Power*time= energy you know the energy, you know the power, solve for time. time(in seconds)=

49. ## science

If the kinetic energy of a 0.62kg stone is 2.3J at its highest point and 9.4J at its lowest point how do I calculate the height at the highest point. Thanks The difference in KEnergy has to be equal to the change in gravitational PE. mgh = 9.4-2.3

50. ## MATH

ok there are 600 at a school and 20 out of 30 kids order shirts if the shirts how many out of the 600 would order them... 20 200 300 400?? yes, 400 20/30 = x/600 You did not copy down the Question right Honey! :') Try Again.... : ) One word COMPUTAION I

51. ## Science

What is the main source of energy for the water cycle? What type of heat transfer does this provide? The sun is the main source driving it: Sun heats water, water evaporates. What type of heat transfer does it provide? I think that it is radiation, but I'm

52. ## Science

How many stages of the water cycle are there? I think there is four. Am I right?

53. ## Water Cycle

Help Me!!! Answer my previous two questions puh-leaze!!! wateva u geek!!!!!!!!!!!

54. ## English

Hello, my teacher gave me the assignment of writing a essay about the book I picked to read. The essay is suppose to be a personal opinion to the author or to the book. I am confuse on what to write about. What does it mean, by a personal opinion, do I use

55. ## U.S History

(I don't understand Loudoun's letters about the American colonists.) What is the impression that is made of British soldiers from Loudoun's letters about the American colonists?

56. ## Predicting products for electrolysis

when you have your 4 different equations to form 4 different possible equations, what two equations do you use for water, O2(aq) + 4H+ + 4e- ----> 2H20 (+1.23) 02 (g) + 2H2O (l) + 4e- ----> 4OH- (+0.40) 2H20 (l) + 2e- ---> h2 (g) + 2OH- (aq) (-0.83) I'm

57. ## Science

what is a the soild material in a solution called? It is called the solute; however, there are many solutions in which no solid is involved. Thank you for helping

58. ## U.S History

I really don't understand why Loudoun was shocked that the "leading people" in the colonies defended their "Liberties" and opposed "royal authority?" ( I really need improvement in my History subjects.) Basically, all those who advocated "liberties" and

59. ## Science

what are the properties of a solid - this is for 5th grade the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape Solids have a

61. ## Macbeth

Hello, I have to do an essay about Macbeth the question is who is to blame for the tragedy we read about in Shakespears macbeth. Do you believe the witches were to blame for the tragedy. Thanks, chris Probably greed and ambition. Read about Macbeth's

62. ## u.s history

How did Montcalm's failure to consult with his Indian allies or to understand their expectations at the battle of Fort William Henry affect the future conduct of the war? ( I'm failing in my history class so can you please help me to understand. You guys

63. ## u.s History

Ummm..... I'm really bad at reading charts, especially when it comes to math. So what I need to understand is- What does the chart tell me about the reaction of colonial legislatures to Pitt's letters? (I'm going to send you the chart in my next posted

64. ## algebra

When dividing 2x2 - 4x + 5 by (x - 1) the remainder is 11. True or false If you mean (2x^2 - 4x + 5)/(x-1) , the quotient is (2x - 2) with a remainder of 3. So False is the answer.

65. ## u.S History

NEVER MIND! : ' )

66. ## algebra2

1/3 - 5/6 = 1/X SOLVE 1/3 - 5/6 = 1/X Let's remove the denominators by multiplying by 12X 12X*(1/3) - 12X*(5/6) = 12X*(1/X) Clear the fractions. 4X - 10X = 12 -6X=12 multipy by -1 6X=-12 Divide both sides by 6 6X/6 = -12/6 X = -2 Check my work.

67. ## U.S History

How did Montcalm's failure to consult with his Indian allies or to understand their expectations at the battle of Fort William Henry affect the future conduct of the war?

68. ## U.s History

How did the "massacre" at Fort William Henry affect the attitudes of British colonials toward Indians? toward Montcalm and the Frnch?

69. ## math, correction

Write the equation of the line with given slope and y-intercept. Then graph each line using the slope and y-intercept. Problem #1: Slope: -2; y-intercept: (0,4) my answer: The points I used to graph were: (0, 4) and (2, 0), the equation is: Y= -2x + 4

70. ## science

Is acid rain a homogeneous or heterogeneous mixture? If we mean that each drop of rain may not have the same amount of acid in it as the next drop, it must be heterogeneous. That would mean that each drop of rain absorbed different amounts of the

71. ## English

Hi, I wanted to know if anybody knows or knows a website that can explain each line in the poem “The Tide Rises and the Tide Falls” by Longfellow This site has comments about the poem, but I didn't find a site that explains it line by line.

72. ## SCIENCE

Which currents are cold and which are warm? North Equatorial current, Equatorial counter current, South equatorial current, Peru current, Florida current, Guinea current, and Falkland current. I have found out 11 others but not these.

73. ## math

3x-4=-2(3x+5) 3x-4=-2(3x+5) clear the fraction. 3x-4=-6x-10 add+6x+4 to both sides. 3x-4+6x+4=-6x-10+6x+4 9x=+4-10 Can you take it from here? 3x-4=-6x-10 9x=-6 x=-2/3

74. ## Science

Similar cells work together in a ___________ which is part of an__________ which is part of a _____________.?? http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~acarpi/NSC/14-anatomy.htm What are the male reproductive structures that carry sperm to the testes and the external

75. ## math

multiply and simplify 3/4 x7/5 3/4 x7/5 = 21/20 =?? Can it be simplified?

76. ## Math

The problem 8^x = 16^x+2 the choices a)8 and b)-8. Help please! Given that information I want to say the answer is -8 ? where is the 2. Use parentheses. Is it 16x+2 or 16x+2 The 2 is part of the exponent. Take the log of both sides. log 8x=log 16x+2 x*log

77. ## math

yes, is it 1 and 1/20? Yes, 21/20 = 1 & 1/20. Although I'm not sure I would call a mixed fraction simpler than a fraction.

78. ## precal

I have two questions for the same problem I need help with. The sum of 2 numbers is 56. The smaller number is 1/3 the bigger one. If x is the smaller one an equation for the numbers is: a)x-y=56 b)xy=56 c)x/y=56 d)x+y=56 I want to say the answer's c but

79. ## precal

The smaller of 2 numbers is 10 less than 4 times the greater number. The bigger number is 19 more than the smaller one. If x is the smaller number one equation is: a)x+y=19 b)x=19-y c)y=x+19 d)x=y+19 I'm almost positive it is d I just want to check. A

80. ## MATH

Useing substitution/elimination method what is the solution set to 2x+y=1 x^2=y+2 a)(-3,7) and (1,-1) b)(3,7) and (-1,-1) c)(-3,-7) and (1,1) d)(3,-7) and (-1,1) I've really no educated guess so PLEASE HELP! You can make an educated guess by substituting

81. ## MATH

Useing substitution/elimination method what is the solution set to x^2+y^2=25 4x-3y=0 a)(3,4) and (-3,-4) b)(3,-4) and (-3,4) c)(-4,3) and (4,-3) d)(4,3) and (-4,-3) PLEASE HELP! There are two ways to do this. (1) Try each of the multiple choices in the

82. ## social studies

What evidence have archaeologists found of a highly developed civilization in the Indus River Valley? http://www.harappa.com/har/har0.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indus_Valley_Civilization

83. ## sequence

defining function is f(x) = 3x+b. If 27 is a member of this sequence, what is the next consecutive member of this sequence? PLEEEEAAAASEEE HELLLLP meeee f(x)=3x+b f(x+1)= 3x + 3 + b so there is a difference of 3 between numbers. Next number is 27 + 3

84. ## ms.sue, help with presentation

okay in my powerpoint presentation i have to only have approx. five lines per slide with five words per bulleted item. i have to describe the ten commandments to a kid that is 9. i know the following : the ten commandments, or Decalogue are like passages

85. ## PHYSICS

A simple pendulum consits of a 3.0 kg point mass hanging at the end of a 2.0 long light string that is connected to a pivot point. a. Calculate the magnitude of the torque (due to the force of gravity) around this pivot point when the string makes a 5

86. ## MATH

What is 3.08 and 1.09 in fraction form? 308/100 and 109/100 The first can be reduced, I don't see a reduction in the second.

87. ## Math

Does the equation square root of x^2 + 3X= x-3 have no solution because I think there isn't one? change it to x^2 +2x +3=0 Now factor.

88. ## torque

what happens to torque where force is applied? what happens to torque when force is moved from axis of rotation? what happens to torque when d changes? I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.

89. ## Math

I am given 4 choices for the problem the square root of 8x -2 = the square root of 2x. The choices are a)x=2 or 2/9 b)no solutions c)2/9 or d)x=2.I have imput the numbers and gotten a variety of solutions none of which are any of the choices, does this

90. ## Math

I have 2 problems I need help with both I have narrowed it down to 2 possible answers but can't decide which one is right. The first problem log subscript 5 (2x+3)=2 the choices a)13/2 and b) 14. The next problem 8^x = 16^x+2 the choices a)8 and b)-8. Help

91. ## math,correction & help

Write the equation of the line L satisfying the given geometric conditions. L has y-intercept (0, -3) and is parallel to the line with equation y = 2/3x + 1.

92. ## math correction

Find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through points (0,5) and (-3, -4). the slope i get is = 3 so the slope of any line perpendicular would be the reciprocal of 3 which is -3/1 is that the correct answer. or do i have to word it differenly

93. ## HELP!

The problem using elimination/substitution methods what is the solution set to 3x -2y =-4 and 5x=2y the choices a)(2,-5) b)(-2,-5) c)(2,5) d)(-2,5) Please, Please, Please, HELP! 3x-2y=-4 -5x +2y=0 add the equations, solve for x. That makes it a or c. Put

94. ## HELP!

I have no idea what the answer to this problem is, I'm given choices but I'm still lost. Given: log sub a 2=.4, log sub a 3 =.5, log sub a 5=.8 what is log sub a .01? a)0.7 b)-0.6 c)1.44 d)-2.4 Please Help! loga 10 = loga2 +loga5 you are given both of

95. ## economics

what are the characteristcs or features of capitalism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism