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geometrY
Shannon, I'm very sorry. The setup is wrong (1st line), but the rest is correct. I have no idea where I got that first line. http://member.tripod.com/~BDaugherty/GCSEMaths/shapes.html In the picture, the ratio is T/30 = 2/3 3T = 60 T = 20 Your problem, with the corrected ... 
algebra 2duplicate problem
Answered below. 
algebra 2
6r^2 + 13rd + 6d^2 (3r + 2d)(2r + 3d) 
algebra 2
6r^2 + 13rd + 6b^2 Cannot be factored. I don't think that is the equation. Are you sure you don't have a couple typos? 
Math(Urgent)
Yes, your derivative is correct. 
Mathematics
y = 1/2 x  2 In the 2nd column all of the points have x = +6 y = 1/2 x  2 y = 1/2(6)  2 y = 6/2  2 y = 3  2 y = 1 Therefore, none of the choices are correct (since none of the points have y = 1). I think you have a typo because if I use x = 6 y = 1/2 x  2 y = 1/2(6)  ... 
Mathematics
16 oz = 1 pound 16.5 lbs * 16 oz/lb = 264 oz Each paper = 0.55 oz 264/0.55 = ? number of papers 
geometrY
http://member.tripod.com/~BDaugherty/GCSEMaths/shapes.html See the last picture at the bottom of this web page (for a pic of this exact problem). Using ratios, Tree height = T 15/66 = 6.33/T 15T = 512.73 T = 34.182 T = 34.182 
Calculus
Correction for above,  = integrate symbol y = x^3 y^3 = x, y = x^(1/3) Using the formula pi  (f(x))^2  (g(x))^2 dx pi  x^(1/3)^2  (x^3)^2 dx pi  x^(2/3)  (x^6) dx pi ( 3/5 x^(5/3)  1/7 x^7 ) When I evaluated from 0 to 1, I got, 16/35 pi 
Calculus
 = integrate symbol y = x^3 y^3 = x, y = x^(1/3) Using the formula pi  (f(x))^2  (g(x))^2 dx pi  (x^3)^2  x^(1/3)^2 dx pi  (x^6)  x^(2/3) dx pi ( 1/7 x^7  3/5 x^(5/3)) When I evaluated from 0 to 1, I got,  16/35 pi 
algebra
Equation passing through the points (2,5) and ( 7,3) Slope m = (3  5)/(7  2) m = 8/5 y = mx + b y = 8/5 x + b Using point, (2, 5) to find b y = 8/5 x + b 5 = 8/5(2) + b 5 = 16/5 + b b = 5 + 16/5 b = 25/5 + 16/5 b = 41/5 y = 8/5 x + 41/5 In the form, y = mx + b b = y... 
college algebra
135 = 12.5(0.2t  1) + 19t Solve for t 
mathcalc
As typed, without parenthesis f(x) = x/x + 1 f' = 0 
ALGEBRA
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/graphlin.htm I'm not sure of your question. Do you know how to graph an equation? Is it because there are fractions? If because of fractions, convert to decimals and estimate as best you can. Your equation would be, y = 1.6 x + 8.2 
algebraAnn please edit your problem
What is "3ã" ? And please use parentheses if necessary. 
math
See link. This exact problem was solved there. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1236980230 
math
Please don't repost a question just asked. Be patient for an answer. Tutors volunteer their time and sometimes it can take awhile for your post to be answered. See your original post. 
college algebraAnn, edit your problem
What is "4ã" ? And please use parentheses if necessary. 
algebraMike, edit your problem
What is "3ã" Please use parentheses if necessary. 
algebraMike, edit your problem
What is "5ã" Please use parentheses if necessary. 
algebraMike, edit your problem
What is "3ã" ? Please use parentheses if necessary. 
math
3yrs OLDER than his brother, so you would add + 3 B. 2b + 3 
math
Which do you think it is? Hint b = brother's age 2b = twice the brother's age 
math
If you sketch this you will see a right triangle is formed. a = 8 b = 6 c = hypotenuse Use the Pythagorean theorem c^2 = a^2 + b^2 Solve for c, road to Bobby's house 
Calculus 1
x^7 + y^7 = 8xy 7x^6 + 7y^6 y' = 8y + 8x y' 8x y'  7y^6 y' = 7x^6  8y y'(8x  7y^6) = 7x^6  8y y' = (7x^6  8y)/(8x  7y^6) 
geometry
Formula for long diameter (vertex to opposite vertex), d = (2 * side length * sin 67.5)/(sin 45) Formula for short diameter (one side to opposite side) d = ((2 * side length)/(sqrt(2))) + side length I'll do short diameter, d = (2 * 48)/(sqrt2)) + 48 d = (96)/(1.4142) + 48... 
calculus
Like I said, more than one way to do this. I suggest follow Reiny's way. 
calculus
Thanks Reiny. Nicky, depending on your approach, you need to use both the product rule and the chain rule (more than once). It's easy to get lost in this problem. What exactly do you not understand? Have you tried setting the problem up? One approach, start with the ... 
calculus
Just making sure. Do you mean e^(8x^4) or e(8x^4) I've never see "e" referred to "exp" on this site, but I haven't been here long. 
calculus
What is exp? 
math
48a^2 + 4ab  140b^2 Factor out 4 4(12a^2 + ab  35b^2) 4(3a  5b)(4a + 7b) 
geometry
What is the figure? Depending on what the figure is, where is AC and BC ? 
mathTo MathMate
In regards to your reply to the problem that Daniel posted (f'(pi)). I really appreciate you (and Reiny) taking the time to confirm that my answer was correct. I don't usually answer unless I am absolutely sure an answer is correct (I don't want to give wrong ... 
calculus
All the online integration calculators I tried said that this cannot be integrated. Recheck your problem. 
Math
80 mg = 0.08 grams 4 tablets x 20mg ea = 80 mg Looks good :) 
MATH(CALCULUS)
Thank you so much Reiny. 
MATH(CALCULUS)
Did you find f'(x) first? I just read your earlier post and you said you plugged pi into 12x/(sinx+cosx) . You have to find f' first, then plug in (pi). The derivative, f' is, (12(x sin x + sin x  x cos x + cos x)/ (sin x + cos x)^2 Then you plug in (pi) You ... 
Math
1 foot = 0.3048 meters 100 = ? meters 
last question!!need help!!
Thanks so much MathMath. I did this problem so many times. After all the time I spent on this it's nice to have confirmation that my answer is correct. If Reiny reads this the same goes to you. 
last question!!need help!!
f(x)=12x/(sinx+cosx) The derivative, f ' is, (12(x sin x + sin x  x cos x + cos x)/ (sin x + cos x)^2 Now you have to plug in (pi) for x. I got 12  12pi (my post above answer), but, like I said, I did it really quick. It's late so I'm more apt to make a mistake... 
last question!!need help!!
Is the answer 12  12pi? I did this real quick, and don't have time to post all the work or to double check my work, so I'm not positive this is correct. I can look at this more in the morning or maybe another tutor will answer. 
last question!!need help!!
Did you read my post just above yours? In your first post asking this question, the one that MathMate answered 12pi, you had the problem as, f(x)=12x/sinx+cosx find f(pie) Now you have, f(x)=12x/sinx+cosx find f'(pie) f and f' are different. f' is the derivative... 
last question!!need help!!
I think I see your problem. In prior posts you had, f(x)=12x/sinx+cosx find f(pie) Now, you have f', the derivative. f'(pie). Which is it? 
last question!!need help!!
Please see your prior post. If you know the answer, why are you asking? Also, it would help if you posted the answer you think it is, then a tutor might have a better understanding of what is maybe being misunderstood. 
need some help!!!
From your previous post, which MathMate answered. f(x) = 12x/(sinx + cosx) for pi calculuscorrection  MathMate, Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 9:45pm The required problem was f(π) = 12(π)/(0+(1)) = 12π 12pi is the answer. You have said that this is not the... 
Algebra 2
Pasted from previous post by PsyDag, Since it is not an equation, I cannot solve it for you, but I can help you to simplify it. Get rid of the fractions by multiplying everything by 16. I corrected the 1 to +1. x^4 + 6x^3 + 2x^2 + 16  9x^4 + 14x^2  16 Combine like terms. If... 
Algebra
The slopeintercept form of an equation is, y = mx + b m = the slope b = the yintercept You need to solve your equation for y, for the equation to be in the slopeintercept form. 3y = 2x  9 Divide both sides by 3, y = 2/3 x  9/3 y = 2/3 x  3 Now, the equation is in the ... 
Math
L x W x H 18 x 14 x 8 Room Perimeter P = 2W + 2L P = 2(14) + 2 (18) P = 28 + 36 P = 64 Perimeter * Height P = 64, H = 8 Area to paint = 64 * 8 A = 512 sq ft 512 sq ft/256 sq ft paint coverage = gal of paint needed 512/256 = 2 gals per coat 2 gals/coat * 2 coats = ? ttl gals ... 
math
Distance, D = Rate, R * Time, T D = y R = 15 fps T = x seconds D = RT y = 15x 
geometry
First, you need to graph this triangle. Then, use the distance formula to find the distance between points (length of the sides). Area A = 1/2 bh 
Math
Also, I just noticed, Type A contains (????HOW MANY) ounces of oats and (????HOW MANY)ounces of corn per pound. Type B contains (????HOW MANY)ounces of oats and (????HOW ANY)ounces of corn per pound. 
MathShell Missing Info
Please recheck your problem, your are missing information. Type A and Type B are both oats and corn mixtures. Is this correct? The farmer wants to combine the two feeds so that the resulting mixture has at least (????HOW MANY POUNDS) pounds of oats and at least(????HOW MANY ... 
math
x = amount invested at 6% y = amount invested at 8% 0.06x = interest at 0.06 0.08y = interest at 0.08 Solve simultaneously, x + y = 6400 0.08y = 2(0.06x) x = $2560 y = $3840 $153.60 = 6% int $307.20 = 8% int 
Maths
A. The circumference of a circle is the actual length around the circle. Circumference C = 2 pi r r = 30, pi = 3.14 C = (2)(3.14)(30) C = 60(3.14) C = 188.4 for 1 lap 6 laps = 6 * C 6 laps = 6 * 188.4 meters 6 laps = ? meters B. P = 2w + 2L w = 37 cm./100 = 0.37 m L = 5.2 m P... 
S.P
I = PRT (Interest = Principal*Rate*Time) I = 30,000 * 0.07 * 4 I = ? 
math !!!! :O
This exact question was answered earlier today. See link. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1298550296 
math
3x^2 y  5xy + 12x y^2  5x y^2  4xy 3x^2 y + 7x y^2  9xy 
trig
360 deg = circle 360/6 = 60 deg 60 deg * pi/360 = 60pi/360 = pi/3 rads 
Algebra 1
x = Rate without wind y = Rate of the wind T = D/R 6 = 3000/(x  y) 6(x  y) = 3000 6x  6y = 3000 5 = 3000/(x + y) 5(x + y) = 3000 5x + 5y = 3000 Solve simultaneously, 6x  6y = 3000 5x + 5y = 3000 5 *(6x  6y = 3000)= 30x  30y = 15,000 6 *(5x + 5y = 3000)= 30x + 30y = 18,... 
mathMathmate could you look at please
I was working on this at the same tiime as you, but I arrived at a different answer. x = amt Tierra had 2x/5 = amt Tierra spent 3x/5 = amt Tierra had left y = amt Alex had 4x/5 = amt Alex spent y  4x/5 = amt Alex had left z = amt Nico had $40 = amt Nico spent z  40 = amt ... 
math
I = PRT (Interest, I = Principal, P * Rate, R * Time, T P = 30,000 R = 7% = 0.07 T = 4 I = 30,000 * 0.07 * 4 I = 2100 * 4 I = 8400 
math
h/6 >= 5 
alg readiness
Or, your could do, Assuming you know that a dollar is 10 dimes, etc. 1.00 = 10 dimes 4.00 = 4 * 10 dimes = 40 dimes 0.60 cents = 6 dimes 4.60 = 40 dimes + 6 dimes 4.60 = ? dimes 
alg readiness
3/5 of a dollar = 0.60 (3/5) 4.60/0.10 = ? 
algebra
(8.1 x 10^9) x (4 x 10^2)? There are different ways to approach this problem I would do this problem like this, 8.1 * 4 * 10^9 * 10^2 32.4 * 10^7 0.00000324 32.4 with the decimal point moved 7 places to the left (since the exponent is negative) 
math 117 for bobpursley
Ally is NOT correct. 
math
Distance D = Rate R * Time T R = rate she rowed R + 2 = combined rate (rowing and river current) RT = D (R + 2)*6 = 16 6R + 12 = 16 6R = 4 R = 4/6 = 2/3 = 0.67 R = 0.67 km/hr rowing 
ALGEBRA
If you asked this same question yesterday, refer to that post. I know this was answered yesterday, but I search quickly and can't find it. 
geometry
Area of square = side s^2 100 = s^2 s = 10 The diagonals of a square bisect each other and meet at 90 degrees. The diagonals of a square bisect its angles. The diagonals of a square are perpendicular. The diagonals of a square are equal. This means that the two diagonals ... 
math
Integration of x^2 ln(x^3+2)  = integration symbol  x^2 ln(x^3 + 2) w = x^3 + 2 dw = 3x^2 1/3 dw = x^2 1/3  ln(w) dw Integration by parts  u dv = uv   v du u = ln(w) dv = dw du = 1/w dw v = w 1/3  ln(w) dw = 1/3 ln(w) w  1/3  w 1/w dw = 1/3 w ln(w)  1/3  w/w dw = 1/... 
math
derivative of ln(x^3 + 2) f'(ln(f(x))) = 1/(f(x)) * f'(x) f'(ln(x^3 + 2)) = 1/(x^3 + 2) * 3x^2 f'(ln(x^3 + 2)) = 3x^2/(x^3 + 2) f' = 3x^2/(x^3 + 2) 
geometry
A regular octagon has 8 equal sides P = sum of all the sides, or P = number of sides * length of side P = 8 * 9.4 P = ? 
math
Volume of sphere, V = 4/3 pi r^3 2123 = 4/3 pi r^3 6369 = 4 pi r^3 1592.25 = pi r^3 1592.25 = (3.14)r^3 507.086 = r^3 r = 7.97432 
math
(3,7), (5,1) Slopeintercept form of the equation is, y = mx + b m = slope b = yintercept To find slope, m Slope m = (y2  y1)/(x2  x1) m = (1  7)/(5  (3)) m = 8/8 = 1 To find yintercept, b Use either point, (3,7) and substitute the x and y values in the slope... 
algerbra/math
x = amount Don has "Leo has 1/5 of the amount Don has" Since Don has " x amount", then 1/5 x = amount Leo has 
algerbra/math
x = amount Don has "Nadia has 1/2 of the amount Don has" Since Don has " x amount", then 1/2 x = amount Nadia has 
algerbra/math
Sky, I've done two examples for you. All your problems are the same. Your turn to try the other problems. Post your answers and I will check them for you. 
math
Or maybe the problem is , (?) 7/25 * 360 (no decimal point) = 2520/25 = 100.8 degrees 
math
9% = 0.09 0.09 * $245 = $22.05 spent 
Math
60% = 60/100 = 6/10 completed 10/10  6/10 = NOT completed 
Math
Correct ! Good job :) 
Math
d = number of DVDs 4d = number of CDs d + 4d = 60 5d = 60 d = ? 
Algebra 2
200060P > 460 + 94p 1540 > 154p 10 > p p < 10 200060P < 460 + 94p 1540 < 154p 10 < p p > 10 
Algebra 2
Your question was answered. Please don't repost without checking your original post for an answer. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1298423664 
math
What shape is the container ? 
algebra 2
Which is it 40.4t or 40.5t? First you have 40.4t, then you have 40.5t o(t) = 40.5t + 2159 40.5t + 2159 < 1750 40.5t < 409 t > 409/40.5 t > 10.09877 = 10 t years after 2000 2000 + t years = ? 
math
2 pints = 1 quart 4 cups = 1 quart Is this what you mean? 
Algebra 2
7x^4 + 8x^3  8x^2 + 3x4 The first term in the polynomial, when it is written in decreasing order, is also the term with the biggest exponent, and is called the "leading term". The exponent on a term tells you the "degree" of the term. For instance, the ... 
Solving a system of linear Equations using Substit
x = number of newsletter copies 0.90x = cost for mailing & printing 600 = cost for research & writing 0.90x + 600 = total cost for publishing newsletter 1.50x = total from selling newsletter 0.90x + 600 = 1.50x 0.6x = 600 x = 1000 newsletters to breakeven 
Math
In 2001, aver. price of an acre = $1132 In 2006, aver. price of an acre = $1657 a. 2001 = 0, 1132; 2006 = 5, 1657 2001 would be the starting year and 2006 would be 5 years later The ordered pairs would be, (0,1132), (5,1657) b. slope m = y2  y1/(x2  x1) m = 1657  1132/(5  ... 
Calc
4x  x^2 (x^2  4x) x^2  4x = 0 x^2  4x + 4 = 0 + 4 (x  2)^2 = 4 (x  2)^2  4 (x  2)^2 + 4 4  (x  2)^2  = integral sign  1/(sqrt(4  (x  2)^2) dx u = ( x  2) du = dx  1/(sqrt(4  u^2)) du = arcsin u/2 + C = arcsin (x  2)/2 + C 
math
n = the number n  2 = subtract 2 from the number 2(n  2) = double the difference 2(n  2) + 7 = then add 7 2(n  2) + 7 = 57 2n  4 + 7 = 57 2n + 3 = 57 2n = 54 n = 27 The number is 27 
mathUnclear problem
Your problem is not clear. 8 __ 72 __ 2 __ What does the ___ mean ? 
Algebra II
2y  1 = 3x  y/5 3x  4/8 = y/4 First, simplify both equations 2y  1 = 3x  y/5 Multiply both sides by 5 10y  5 = 15x  y 11y  15x = 5 3x  4/8 = y/4 Multiply both sides by 8 24x  4 = 2y 2y + 24x = 4 Multiply by 2 (11y  15x = 5) Multiply by 11 (2y + 24x = 4) 22y  30x... 
Math
Solve without graphing first so that you know what x and y equal. Then pick three points for each to graph. 3x + y = 6 x = 1, y = 3 x = 2, y = 0 x = 3, y = 3 2x + 3y = 13 x = 1, y = 11/3 = 3.67 (3.67 is a little more than 3 1/2) x = 2, y = 3 x = 3, y = 7/3 = 2.34 (2.34 is a ... 
Math
I = PRT This is a formula for calculating simple interest. Interest = Principal * Rate * Time Example, you put $500 in a saving account, at 3% interest per year. To find the interest after two years, P = $500, R = 0.03, T = 2 I = 500 * 0.03 * 2 I = 1000 * 0.03 I = $30 
Algebra
3x + 2y = 8 x + 4y = 4 x + 4y = 4 x = 4  4y Substitute, x = 4  4y in, 3x + 2y = 8 3(4  4y) + 2y = 8 12 + 12y + 2y = 8 14y = 4 y = 4/14 y = 2/7 Substitute, y = 2/7 in either equation to find x. Then check your solutions in the original equations. 
Algebra 2
R = 238.39x  0.5x^2 x = 154 154^2 = 154 * 154 = 23716 R = 238.39(154)  0.5(154)^2 R = 36,712.06  0.5(23716) R = 36,712.06  11,858.00 R = ? 
Math
x = number of days to operate NJ y = number of days to operate OH z = number of days to operate GA 10x + 70y + 60z = 2150 (Handbags) 20x + 50y + 80z = 2300 (Shoes) 40x + 30y + 90z = 2500 (Belts) Solve for x, y, and z simultaneously If you want, post back with your answer and I... 
Math
If your equation is, (5x  2 + 3)/(x  8) = 0 Multiply both sides by x  8 5x + 1 = 0 5x = 1 x = 1/5