Questions Asked on
January 10, 2016

  1. math

    how to calculate vertical angle of cone

    asked by Vicky
  2. mathematical literary,tourism, business studies and history

    I'm doing mathematical literary and tourism and business studies and history what job can I qualify for

    asked by Anonymous
  3. Math

    Repeat the following procedure for the four given numbers. Add 7 . Double the result. Subtract 4 . Divide by 2. Subtract the original selected number. The 1st number is 1 . The result is 5 . The 2nd number is 4 . The result is 5 . The 3rd number is 7 . The

    asked by Jeffrey
  4. Math

    Mercury's average distance from the sun is 57,910,000 km. The Earth is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the sun What would be the distance of a trip from Mercury to Earth, via the Sun. Look out for the units!!! (1 km =(0.62mi) Use Scientific Notation to

    asked by Howayda
  5. math

    sarah sailed 12 miles due south from a buoy. Then she sailed 11 miles due west. How far was she from the buoy. estimate to the nearest 10th.

    asked by robin
  6. us history

    Which of the following economic activities flourished in the Middle colonies? Mining, because the mountains in the region had many gold deposits Shipbuilding, because abundant forests offered good timber supplies ** Tobacco farming, because slave labor

    asked by Labbayk
  7. us history

    Use the passage to answer the following question: the British Colonies Asserted and Proved (1763), an excerpt by James Otis I can see no reason to doubt but the imposition of taxes, whether on trade, or on land, or houses, or ships, on real or personal,

    asked by Labbayk
  8. math

    Taylor's home street address has five digits. Two digits have values of 60,000 and 300. The last digit is 9.the value of each of the other digits is ten times the value of the digit 9 the right . What's Taylor's home street address number.

    asked by brian please help in fourth grade
  9. chemistry

    Mno4- + So3-2 = Mno2 + sO4-2 (in neutral solution,but H+ ions will appear in the final question) solve this redox reaction and give me the method also Thank you

    asked by taylor
  10. MAth 10 (probability

    Each spinner is divided into four equal sectors (1-4). The pointer in each spinner, when spun, is equally likely to rest in any one of the four sectors. The pointer in each spinner is spun once. What is the probability that the sum of both scores is less

    asked by Jeng
  11. Chemistry

    In the lab, 5.8 L of methane gas is burned with excess oxygen gas at SATP. How much carbon dioxide gas is produced? **Based on the balanced chemical equation the ratio of methane gas to carbon dioxide is 1:1, this being said, does it make sense that as 5.8

    asked by Bob
  12. Physics

    A 200g ball is dropped from a height of 20m , on impact on a ground, it loses 30j of energy. Calculate the height of a ball as reaches on its rebound. (G=10m/s2

    asked by Mewon M Zwuogbae
  13. Chemistry-Dr.Bob

    Since most chemical reactions are conducted in containers open to the armisphere, why is the energy transfer associated with a chemical reaction generally expressed as the change in enthalpy? Is it because the enthalpy of reaction measures the change in

    asked by Sanaya
  14. To Mok

    Please use a different name. The one you were using shows up as a swear word.

    asked by Ms. Sue
  15. Algerbra

    Find the missing coordinate to complete the​ ordered-pair solution to the given linear equation y+4x=3 (-1,) (5,)

    asked by lesca
  16. Math

    Which equation has a graph perpendicular to the graph of 7x = 14y - 8? Y = 2x - 7 Y = -1/2x + 4 Y = 1/2x + 1 Y = 2x + 9 B?

    asked by Please help!
  17. PE/Health

    Reading and following the directions on a drug label can help you avoid select all that apply A. Getting arrested•• B. Drug synergism C. Drug antagonism •• D. Drug interaction •• GHB and Rohypnol are example of select all that apply A.

    asked by Christopher R
  18. Math

    Half a pepperoni pizza plus three fourths of a ham-and-pineapple pizza contains 765 calories. One fourth of a pepperoni pizza plus a whole ham-and-pineapple pizza contains 745 calories. How many calories are in a whole pepperoni pizza? How many calories

    asked by Nerd1234
  19. maths

    A boy 1.2m tall stands 6m away from the foot of a vertical land pole 4.2m long. If the land is at the top of the pole,(a)represent this information in a diagram (b)calculate the (I)length of the shadow of the boy cast by the land (ii)angle of elevation of

    asked by wilson
  20. us history

    Which answer best expresses a political reason why some Americans supported the Loyalists? Although they could vote within their colony, they felt little could get done without having a king. Despite not being able to vote within their colony, they felt

    asked by Labbayk
  21. math literacy life science, history,tourism

    Can I do medical orthotic and prosthetic while doing math literacy and life science. CAn I QUALlifY?

    asked by Anonymous
  22. u.s. history

    The Jamestown colony was able to profit from the production of which crop? Wheat Indigo Tobacco*** Rice Thank You!!!!!

    asked by Labbayk
  23. U.S. History (Check, Please!) (Ms. Sue)

    1. What two major decisions did the Allies make at Casablanca? A: At Casablanca, the Allies decided to increase the bombing of Germany and attack the Axis on the island of Sicily. 2. What conditions had to be met before Eisenhower could order D-Day to

    asked by Victoria
  24. Maths lit,geo,agric and life sciences

    Which caree would i follow?

    asked by Nkele

    Which courses do I qualify for if the one i've applied for denies me or reject me,I HAVE 49% IN MAThs lit,48%AGRIC,57%LIFÉ Sciences,58geo

    asked by RolivhuwaKINGJR
  26. us history

    George Calvert Roger Williams William Penn What does Anne Hutchinson have in common with the people on this list? All founded a New England colony. All preferred representative government. All were against the slave trade.** All were concerned with

    asked by Labbayk
  27. university

    cities A,B and B are equidistant from each other. A motorist travels from A to B at 30mi/h,from B TO C at 40mi/h ,and from C to A at 50mi/h.determine his average speed for the entire trip

    asked by sisay
  28. physicss

    Two point charges experience an attractive force of 5N when they are separated by 1m.what force do they experience when their separation is 2m? What is the value of the charges Using coluomb's law F=KQ1Q2/r^2 5=8.99*10^9*Q1*Q2/1

    asked by David
  29. maths

    Draw any obtuse angle XYZ construct PQR such that angleXYZ=anglePQR

    asked by farha
  30. dips international Jalandhar

    A car travelling at constant speed travel 320 km in 6 hours what distance will it cover in 9 hours

    asked by jasmine
  31. Amercan Literature

    The yellow cane Alexandra finds at maries house is a symbol of

    asked by Teresa
  32. Math

    Which equation has a graph parallel to the graph of 9x + 3y = -22 Y = 3x - 22 Y = 3x + 8 Y = 1/3x + 12 Y = -1/3x - 2*** Please help @Ms. Sue

    asked by Please help!
  33. Math

    Together Paul and Jack earned $72 washing cars. Jack washed twice as many cars as Paul. If Paul washed 3 cars, how much did they charge to wash each car?

    asked by Jen
  34. u.s. history

    After Britain passed the Tea Act, which Founding Father organized the Boston Tea Party? Samuel Adams *** Benjamin Franklin John Hancock Thomas Jefferson Thank You!!

    asked by Labbayk
  35. us history

    Which regional quality of the South helps explain why there were more slave owners in the Southern U.S.? With rocky soil, Southern farms needed more hands to clear land. With larger cities, Southern farmers spent more time shipping goods. With richer soil,

    asked by Labbayk
  36. U.S. History (Check, Please!) (Ms. Sue)

    1. What strategy did the United States Navy use to advance across the Pacific? A: To advance across the Pacific, the United States Navy hopped from one island to another. 2. Explain why D-Day's success was so vital to an Allied victory. A: D-Day's success

    asked by Victoria
  37. Algebra ( QUAdratic)

    a person plans to fence a pig pen with 100 meters of fencing. Derive a function that determines the area of the pig pen that can be enclosed by the fencing [A(w)] with respect to the pig pens width w. find the maximum area of the pig pen that can be

    asked by hans
  38. us history

    Which answer best explains the contributions of the Hessians during the Revolutionary War? The Hessians allied themselves with Britain for political reasons. The Hessians allied themselves with America for political reasons. Americans hired the Hessians as

    asked by Labbayk
  39. us history

    Which sentence best explains why delegates met at the First Continental Congress? They were worried after the Boston Tea Party and wanted to avoid going to war over taxes and protests. They were tired of being taxed on tea and wanted to plan a mass protest

    asked by Labbayk
  40. us history

    Native Americans moved from lands where they had lived for a long time. Which of the following statements best explains the reason for this change? Native Americans hunted differently once they had access to guns. Native Americans could travel further once

    asked by Labbayk
  41. Chemistry

    Is this equation for acetic acid + sodium chloride balanced? C2H4O2 + NaCl ---> HCl + C2H3NaO2

    asked by Anonymous
  42. us history

    Which of the following describes a common feature of both Spanish and French colonists? Both tried to spread Catholicism in the New World.*** Both were equally dominant powers in the New World. Both were successful in fur trading and fishing in Quebec.

    asked by Labbayk
  43. english

    i need to connect the theme of my course which is Seeking Justice in A Fallen World the novel Lord of the Flies , The play Merchant of Venice and the documentary Bowling for Columbine

    asked by oyinda
  44. chemistry

    How many grams do 6.2×1024 atoms of argon weigh? Answer in units of g.

    asked by Erika
  45. chemistry

    How many molecules are contained in 1.30 mol O2? Answer in units of molec.

    asked by Erika
  46. chemistry

    How many molecules are in 0.0700 mol NH3? Answer in units of molec.

    asked by Erika
  47. chemistry

    How many molecules are in 24.0 g NO2? Answer in units of molec.

    asked by Erika
  48. Pre-calc

    Please solve: 5sin2x + 3sinx - 1 = 0

    asked by Jim
  49. chemistry

    How many formula units are in 1.31 mg of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)? Answer in units of formula units. For 508 g of butadiene (C4H6) calculate the number of moles. Answer in units of mol. Calculate the number of molecules. Answer in units of molec. 016 1.0

    asked by Erika
  50. Business

    Tina borrowed some money at 6% simple interest and paid it back exactly seven years later by making a single payment of $4544. How much did she borrow in the first place?

    asked by Nick
  51. Math

    What percent of 300 gal is 600 quarts? The answer I came up with is 50%. Is this correct.

    asked by Jen
  52. Math

    What percent of 300 gal is 600 quarts? The answer I came up with is 50%. Is this correct?

    asked by Jen
  53. Pre algebra

    mr.smith needs a photo measuring 4 inches wide and 6 inches long to be an enlarged proportional so that the width is 10 inches. what would be the length if the enlarged photo?

    asked by Anonymous
  54. Math

    Jack decides to borrow £720 for 1 year to buy a new computer . The APRIL is 10,5%. calculate the added interested and the total amount payable? . If jack sets up a standing order to pay the loan what will his monthly payment be ?

    asked by NH
  55. us history

    How is the Seven Years War related to the French and Indian War? The French and Indian War directly caused the Seven Years' War. The French and Indian War was part of the Seven Years' War. The Seven Years' War was more of a land war than the French and

    asked by Labbayk
  56. english

    which words should i express in effect in this poem.

    asked by kyla
  57. us history

    Which statement best supports this sentence? Anne Hutchinson was an early pioneer of women's rights. Anne Hutchinson believed she could communicate directly with God. Anne Hutchinson challenged authority and spoke her mind.*** Anne Hutchinson was banned

    asked by Labbayk
  58. Math

    Apples are sold at 3 for $2 at Busy Mart. At Big Foods, the same apples are sold at 5 for $2. Kassim buys 15 apples from Big Foods instead of Busy Mart. How much does he save?

    asked by Michael
  59. math

    A carpenter had a board which measured 3m x 2m. She cut out a rectangular piece of 250 cm x 90 cm. What is the ratio of the area of cut out piece and the area of remaining piece?

    asked by srishti
  60. MAth 10 (probability)

    Each spinner is divided into four equal sectors (1-4). The pointer in each spinner, when spun, is equally likely to rest in any one of the four sectors. The pointer in each spinner is spun once. What is the probability that the sum of both scores is less

    asked by Jeng
  61. Math

    A recipe calls for 3/4 cup flour and 2/3 cup butter. Does the recipe require more flour or butter? Is this still true if the recipe is doubled? Explain how you determined your answer.

    asked by Michelle
  62. Science

    If you burn 16.5 ml of ethyl alcohol, C8 H18, that has a density of 0.789g/ml what mass of co2 is produced? I have no idea where to start.

    asked by Joel
  63. physscience 9th grade

    list the steps to analyzing a graph from a slope mentality.

    asked by pete
  64. Trig - 9th grade

    Can you help me solve: 5sin2x + 3sinx - 1 = 0 Thanks

    asked by Carol
  65. math

    need an equation in slope intercept form when I know (-6,1) (-3,2)

    asked by B
  66. Physics

    A stone is projected upward at an angle of 30 degree to the horizontal from the top of a tower 100m and it hits the ground at a point q. If the initial veloity of projection is 100ms cal the maximum height of the stone above the groud

    asked by Elvis
  67. mathematics

    a ladders 20m long touch a wall at a height of 10 m find the angel made by ladder with horizontal .

    asked by Anonymous
  68. chemistry

    A lighter contains 3.59 g of butane. How many moles of butane are present at STP? Thoughts: So, correct me if I'm wrong however is it appropriate just to calculate its molar mass, and then use that molar mass and the given mass to figure out moles??

    asked by Gerry
  69. Math

    Jerry started doing sit ups every day. The first day he did 15 sit ups. Every day after that he did 2 more sit ups than he had done the previous day. Today Jerry did to 33 sit ups. Write an equation that could be solved to find the number of days Jerry has

    asked by Nerd1234
  70. Math

    A Shopkeeper sold a total of 15 boxes of pencils on Monday and Tuesday. He sold 3 more boxes on Monday than on Tuesday. There were 12 pencils in each box. How many pencils did he sell on Monday?

    asked by Michael
  71. math

    The circle touches x-axis at (3,0) and intercepts y-axis with 8 units.Find the equation of circle.

    asked by kishor
  72. Math

    An athlete earns $350,000 each year. If his team makes the play-offs, he will earn a 15% bonus. What will be his total earnings for a year if his team makes the play-offs?

    asked by Nerd1234
  73. chemistry

    calculate the concentration of potassium in grams per liter after mixing 100ml of 0.250m and 200ml of 1.00m k2s04

    asked by Divao
  74. Math

    The speed of light is 3¡Á¡¼10¡½^8 meters/second. It takes 5¡Á¡¼10¡½^2seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth. What is the distance in meters between the sun and the earth? Express your answer in scientific notation.

    asked by Howayda
  75. Math

    Please help me: I need an equation in slope intercept form when I know these values(-6,1) (-3,2). Do I have to do another equation first?

    asked by B
  76. math

    I have a flat 4.5 foot round disk,, I need to completely fill it with 3 centimeter flowers. How many flowers will it take to fill this?

    asked by MB
  77. Chemestry

    4 grams of barium bromate is reacted with titanium sulfate. how many grams of titanium sulfate would be needed to react with the calcium chlorate

    asked by Faith
  78. MATHS

    Line AB has the equation y= ¼x + 6 write down the gradient of a line that is Parallel to line AB and perpendicular to line AB (2×1=2)

    asked by Daniel
  79. Maths

    work out the first 5 terms of the sequence 6x-11??

    asked by Trinity
  80. Statistics

    what is the standard deviation for 57,61,57,57,58,57,61

    asked by jean
  81. maths

    Three taps A, B ,& C can fill a tank in 12, 15, & 20 hours respectively. If A is open all the tank and B & C are open for one hour each alternatively,the tank will be full in:

    asked by ammu
  82. u.s. history

    How did the French and Indian War lead to a colonial movement to manufacture American-made products? The British boycotted American exports in response to colonial war protests. The British prosecuted smugglers who had brought in tax-free imports during

    asked by Labbayk
  83. Math

    I am having trouble putting these numbers from greatest to least. Here are the numbers: .33, 1/3, 4/11, .309

    asked by Kyle
  84. Science

    1. ____ are stored by the body as energy reserves. Lipids Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic acids

    asked by Please Help Ms. Sue!
  85. Health Help Me!!

    1 The first step in getting help for drug abuse is A detoxication B withdrawal C joining a therapeutic community •• D recognizing the problem 2 The place were former drug abusers live together and learn to be drug-free is called A a detox center B a

    asked by Bailey. A

    What are some devices that can be used to help the environment? That are made to help the environment?

    asked by eunice
  87. Physics

    if mars orbits the sun at an angular velocity of 1.06x10-7 rad/s, how long is a year on mars in earth days assuming it travels in a circular orbit?pls explain

    asked by Allen
  88. Math

    How would I do 600 gal. to 2000 pt.?

    asked by Harry
  89. Math

    How would one solve for x in the inequality x+b>c?

    asked by Max
  90. Math

    How would one solve for x in the inequality x+b>c?

    asked by Max
  91. Science

    1. ____ are stored by the body as energy reserves. Lipids Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic acids C?

    asked by Please help!
  92. Math

    a ladders 20m long touch a wall at height of 10m find the angel made by ladders ...

    asked by abhi
  93. Math

    When I convert 400 quarts to 4000 Cups would the answer be 400 qt= 1600 cups and 4000 C < 400 qt?

    asked by Chris
  94. Maths

    I think of a number and i add 4 to it suppose i divide 80 by this sum and my answer is 16,what number did i think of?

    asked by Anonymous
  95. science

    a car weighing 15,000 N is on a hydraulic lift platform measuring 10 m squared. What is the area of the smaller piston if a force of 1,100 N is used to lift the car?

    asked by Anonymous
  96. Math

    Is this in greatest to least: .363, .333, .33, .309?

    asked by Mike
  97. computer science

    Define 3 one dimensional arrays to obtain Product Names , Quantity and Price and calculate the total by multiplying the quantity with the price

    asked by bbc
  98. Algebra- Linear Functions and Equations

    Greg is considering a text message plan that advertises: "A one-time joining fee of $3.00 and $0.08 per message." 1. Write an explicit formula for the text messaging plan. 2.Greg knows he sends and receives about 1800 texts per messages per month. Use an

    asked by Kimmy
  99. computer science

    School wants to record the weight of 80 students when they got admission in school. And at end of every year their weight will be recorded. So that the difference will be forwarded to the nutritionist maintain class health chart. Use 1D arrays to calculate

    asked by bbc
  100. Math

    Is 4000 cups < 400 qt? Here is my answer 400 quarts = 1600 cups.

    asked by Kelly
  101. Math

    400 qt=1600 cups right and my answer would be 4000 C is less than 400 quarts?

    asked by Mike
  102. Business Law

    In trademark term, what is acquiring secondary meaning?

    asked by beth
  103. Calculus

    For the function below, determine the intervals of concavity: f(x)=xlnx I tried doing it but the second derivative would always be f''(x)=1/x, so it would be concave up at x>0 and concave down at x

    asked by Isabella
  104. comp programing

    Draw the IPO chart for a program that reads a number from the user and displays the square of that number.

    asked by hamza
  105. maths

    Two pipes A and B can fill in 40 minutes and 30 minutes respectively.Both the pipes are open together but after 5 minutes, pipe B is turned off.What is the total time required to fill the tank?

    asked by ammu
  106. maths

    .A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 4hours.An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 5lit a minute.When the tank is full, the inlet is opened and due to the leak,the tank is empty in 6 hours. How many litres does the tank hold?

    asked by ammu
  107. homework spelling


    asked by joc
  108. maths

    Three pipes can fill a water tank constantly.The time taken for the first two pipes working simultaneously to fill the tank is equivalent to time taken by the third pipe to fill it alone.If the second pipe fills the tank in 10 hours faster than the first

    asked by ammu
  109. maths

    Three taps A, B ,& C can fill a tank in 12, 15, & 20 hours respectively. If A is open all the tank and B & C are open for one hour each alternatively,the tank will be full in:

    asked by ammu
  110. english

    Choose the word which is different from the rest. A. Assassinate B. Kill C. Kidnap D. Stab

    asked by ammu
  111. Chemistry

    Why can't a single spectral line be used to identify an element?

    asked by Anonymous
  112. Math

    ABCD is an isosceles trapezoid with AB as its longest side and O divides the diagonals AC and BD in the ratio of 1:2. What is the area of ABCD if the area of BOC is 2 square meter?

    asked by Jszca
  113. Math

    Avatar of bookishfairy73 Bookishfairy732026 pts Question HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS 5+3 PTS Avatar of miraclegarland2 I need help. Semir, Sarah, and SungSo decided to raise money for a local homeless shelter by working in a local deli. The deli agreed to

    asked by Nerd1234
  114. Math

    You need 210 snowballs to make the perfect snow fort you make 15 snowballs in an hour but to melt every 15 minutes how long will it take you to make the perfect amount?

    asked by kkat
  115. Chemistry

    Can a flame test and emission spectrum test be used to identify a mixture with two or three elements?

    asked by Anonymous
  116. Math

    Find 5 ordered pairs that satisfy each relation. Draw each graph. 4. x+y=7 5. x+y=6 6. x-y=1 7. x-y=0 8. x+y=0 9. y-x+0

    asked by Rose
  117. Math

    Alice wants to find all the prime factors of the number you get when you multiply 17•11•13•7. She thinks she has to use a calculator to pay Sam although multiplications and then find the prime factorization of the resulting number. Do you agree? Why

    asked by Nerd1234
  118. Precalculus- HELP!

    Which of the following series diverges? a) 5 + 10 + 15 + 20 +... b) 45 + 15 + 5 + 5/3 + ... c) 3/4 + 3/16 + 3/64 +.. d) 1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + 1/16 +... Thank you!

    asked by Ellie
  119. Calculus

    For the following function, find the relative max's or min's using any method. I'm having a hard time finding the critical points...

    asked by Isabella
  120. English

    The base word way can combine with a great many words to form compounds, as in expressway. Try to find a compound word containing way for at least 13 letters of the alphabet!

    asked by Nerd1234
  121. Mathematics

    Q 1 . Change the following polar equations into Cartesian equations: (a) r = a sin 2 A (b) A=π/4

    asked by Naushad K
  122. maths

    solve quadiratic inequalitiy using product propertise 6xsq -x+3

    asked by just
  123. maths

    solv quadiratic inequalities using product propertise 2xsq

    asked by agest
  124. Algebra

    A man has a daughter and son. The son is three times older than the daughter. In one year the man will be six times as old as the daughter is now. In ten years the man will be fourteen year older than the combined ages of his children at that time. What is

    asked by Jam
  125. Economics

    Which most satisfies a consumers wants, a market economy or a command economy?

    asked by Anonymous
  126. English

    How has the role of women changed in the past one hundred years? In your opinion, who has the greater task to teach responsibility, good morals, and character in young children: the father or mother? In your opinion, and with your generation in mind, has

    asked by Nerd1234
  127. us history

    Which ecosystem best matches the following description? Found in the wooded regions of the eastern United States, a wide variety of trees and shrubs flourish here. alpine desert tundra deciduous forest****

    asked by Labbayk
  128. math

    the amount of radioactive substance prsent at anytime is given by q(t)=Q0e-0.1 How will it take for the radioactive substance x to decay to 30% of its original amount?

    asked by robyn
  129. Biology

    How do you determine how the age of a specimen where there is only 1/2 of the original Carbon14 isotope left? What if 1/2 of the original isotope was left? I cannot show my work because I do not know how to figure this out.

    asked by Diane
  130. stoichiometry

    When aluminum is mixed with iron(III) oxide, iron metal and aluminum oxide are produced along with a large quantity of heat. Fe2O3(s) + 2 Al(s) 2 Fe(s) + Al2O3(s) + heat What mole ratio would you use to determine moles Fe if moles Fe2O3 is known?

    asked by elise
  131. Math

    Anna bakes 12 blueberry muffins, 20 bran muffins and 8 apple muffins. what % of muffins are blueberry. show all work

    asked by Nerd1234
  132. maths literacy,agriculture, geography,tourism

    Which career path must I consider and Where must I go? To a university or FET

    asked by kamogelo
  133. math

    Taylor's home street address number has five digits. Two digits have values of 60,000 and 300.the last digit is 9.the value of each of the other digits is ten times the value of the digit on it's right. What's Taylor's home street address number.

    asked by brian
  134. Math

    How can we calculate angles in triangles and other figures

    asked by Nerd1234
  135. Math

    derivative of y=3(2x^(-1/2)+1)^(-1/3). I got -(2x^(-1/2)+1)*(-x^(-3/2))=y' but I don't know how to simplify it into 1/something. When I tried I only got [2x^(3/2)+x^2]/(x^(7/2)). Help with simplifying?

    asked by Bob