# Posts by GetYourLeash

Total # Posts: 7

1. ### Matrices Word Problem

The stopping distance of a car traveling 25mph is 61.7 feet, and for a car traveling 35 mph it is 106 feet. The stopping distance in feet can be described by the equation y = ax² +bx, where x is the speed in mph. (a) Find the values of a and b. (b)Use your answers from ...
2. ### Math - Standard Deviation

A General Electric soft white 3-way bulb has an average life of 1200 hours with a standard deviation of 50 hours. Find the probability that the life of one of these bulbs will be between 1150 and 1300 hours. You need to change the times to Z-scores â€” scores ...
3. ### Word Problem Maximizing A Bonus

Pauline Wong spends 4 hours selling a used car and 6 hours selling a new car. She works no more than 40 hours per week. In order to receive a bonus, she must sell at least one used car and four new cars each week. In that case, she recives a bonus of \$180.00 for each used car ...
4. ### Word Problem Cost minimization

Don Garcia needs at least 24 units of vitamin A per day. Each green pill provides 4 units and each red pill provides one unit. Green pills cost 3.5¢ each and red pills cost 1¢ each. How many of each kind of pill should he take to minimize his cost? Green pills cost (...
5. ### Augmented Matrix

Perform row operations on the augmented matrix as far as necessary to determine whether the system is independent, dependent, or inconsistent. DO ALL WORK BY HAND. x + 2y + 4z = 6 y + z = 1 x + 3y + 5z =10 If one subtracts the first equation from the last equation...the result...
6. ### Algebra Word Problem (1)

Chris and Josh have received walkie-talkies for Christmas. If they leave from the same point at the same time, Chris walking north at 2.5 mph and Josh walking east at 3 mph, how long will they be able to tlak to each other if the range of the walkie talkies is 4 miles? Round ...
7. ### Calculus

The profit (in millions of dollars) from the sale of x million units of Blue Glue is given by p= .7x-25.5. The cost is given by c= .9x +25.5 (a) Find the revenue equation. (b) What is the revenue from selling 10 million units? (c)What is the break-even point...