# Posts by helper

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**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 slope-intercept form of an equation is, y = mx + b m = the slope b = the y-intercept You need to solve your equation for y, for the equation to be in the slope-intercept 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.

**Math--Shell 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,...

**math-Mathmate 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) Slope-intercept form of the equation is, y = mx + b m = slope b = y-intercept To find slope, m Slope m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1) m = (-1 - 7)/(5 - (-3)) m = -8/8 = -1 To find y-intercept, 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**

2000-60P > 460 + 94p 1540 > 154p 10 > p p < 10 2000-60P < 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 + 3x-4 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 break-even

**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

**math--Unclear 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

**math-No question**

What is your question?

**Math**

x = amt invested at 0.10 y = amt invested at 0.15 0.10x + 0.15y = 1440 x + y = 12000 Solve for x and y simultaneously If you are correct, x = $7,200 y = $4,800

**arithmetic**

(e²-2e+7)-(e²+2e+7) e² - 2e + 7 - e² - 2e -7 -4e^2

**Calculus**

v(t)= h(4t+h)/ h = 4t This should be, v(t)= 2h(2t + h)/h = 2(2t + h) = 4t + 2h v(t) = (2(t + h)^2 + 4 - (2t^2 + 4))/h v(t)=(2t^2 + 4ht + 2h^2 + 4 - 2t^2 - 4)/h v(t) = (4ht + 2h^2)/h v(t) = 2h(2t + h)/h v(t) = 2(2t + h) v(t) = 4t + 2h Then, lim h-->0 v(t) = 4t + 2h v(t) = 4t...

**math**

If you mean, y = 2x + 2, point (2,3) Parallel lines have the same slope. The slope-intercept equation form is, y = mx + b Slope = m and y-intercept = b y = 2x + 2 Slope m = 2 Therefore the parallel line has slope m = 2 y = 2x + b To find b, use the point (2,3). Substitute the ...

**College Algebra**

6 crates by 8 am 24 crates by 11 am Aver rate of change = change in crates packed/change in time Aver rate of change = (24 - 6)/(11 - 8) Aver rate of change = 18/3 = 6 crates/hr

**trig**

x^2 + y^2 = 49 r^2 = 49 r = 7 Arc length A = angle in rads * r To convert 30 deg to radians 30 deg * pi/180 = 30pi/180 = pi/6 A = pi/6 * 7 A = 7pi/6

**math**

x = amt invested at 0.07 y = amt invested at 0.12 0.07x + 0.12y = 215 x + y = 2000 Solve simultaneously for x and y

**math**

Area A = pi r^2 radius, r = 1/2 d pi = 3.14 1. d = 42, r = 1/2 d = 1/2 42 = 21 A = pi r^2 A = (3.14)(21^2) A = (3.14)(441) A = 1384.74 Do the 2nd problem the same as above.

**math please help**

First, reduce 6/4 6/4 = 3/2 For example, dividing 6 by 2/3 is the same as multiplying 6 by the reciprocal of 2/3. 6/(2/3) = 6 * 3/2 = 18/2 = 9 So, multiplying 6 by 3/2 is the same as dividing by 6 by the reciprocal of 3/2. 6 * 3/2 = 6/(2/3) = 18/2 = 9 Neither of your answers, ...

**algebra**

Amount spent, x, should be greater than or equal to $6,000 but less than or equal to $10,000. 6,000 <= x <= 10,000

**pre algebra**

10(-2x + 1) = 19(x + 1) Distribute the 10 and 19 -20x + 10 = 19x + 19 Combine terms -39x = 9 Solve for x x = - 9/39 = -3/13

**MATH**

Girls : Boys = 3 : 2 3x = girls 2x = boys 3x + 2x = 25 5x = 25 x = 5 Girls = 3x = 3(5) = 15 Boys = 2x = 2(5) = 10 How many more girls are there than boys?

**maths-Claire, please check problem**

ãx(8-x) ? Please edit your problem.

**math**

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=ldymls&xhr=t&q=5000^5&cp=5&pf=p&sclient=psy&aq=0&aqi=&aql=&oq=5000^5&pbx=1&bav=on.1,or.&fp=5e2b21bd614e0a97

**Geometry-7th grade**

All sides of a Rhombus are congruent. Therefore, AB = BC = CD = AD BC = x + 9 DC = 5x - 2 BC = DC x + 9 = 5x - 2 4x = 11 x = ?

**Geometry**

This is an example of how this problem is done. Gilt?- none of the definitions I found had anything to do with measurement Draw a triangle ABC, side a = opposite side side b = adjacent side side c = hypotenuse You are given, side c = length of ramp = 14 side a = wheelchair ...

**Algebra 1**

Do you need to find L2? If two lines are perpendicular, the slope m of one is the negative reciprocal of the slope of the other, Slope m1 * m2 = -1 or, slope m2 = -1/m1 Your need to find slope m1 to write the equation of the perpendicular line. L1 = 3x - y = 2 To find slope m...

**algebra**

Are you Julie? This exact question was answered two days ago. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1298153937

**intermediate algebra**

x = amount invested at 0.05 y = amount invested at 0.03 0.05x + 0.03y = 28. x + y = 706 Solve the set of equations simultaneously If you are correct, x = $341 y = $365

**algebra**

All I could find was, 6 octillion, 789 septillion

**math**

Vanny, you are correct 6/20 = 0.3 or you can leave as 6/20 = 3/10

**calc**

Mistake fixed below -1/4 sin^3 x cos x + 3/4 (-1/2 sin x cos x + 1/2 | 1 dx ) -1/4 sin^3 x cos x + 3/4 (-1/2 sin x cos x + 1/2 x) + C -1/4 sin^3 x cos x - 3/8 sin x cos x + 3/8 x + C

**calc**

Hold on a few minutes, I might have a mistake.

**calc**

My answer, "|" = integral symbol |sin^4 x dx = -1/4 sin^3 x cos x + 3/4 (-1/2 sin x cos x + 1/2 | sin x dx ) -1/4 sin^3 x cos x + 3/4 (-1/2 sin x cos x + 1/2 (-cos x)) + C -1/4 sin^3 x cos x + 3/4 (-1/2 sin x cos x - 1/2 cos x) + C -1/4 sin^3 x cos x - 3/8 sin x cos ...

**math please help**

You didn't give the dimensions of the doors?

**math please help**

x = average saves needed 175 + 6x > 236 6x > 61 x > 10.1667

**math please help**

Questions, for example, "175t 6x is less than 236" Does the problem state what the "t" and "x" stand for ? What is the sign between 175t and 6x (+, -, /, *) ?

**Math**

50 + x = elder's future age 15 + x = younger persons future age 50 + x = 3(15 + x) 50 + x = 45 + 3x 2x = 5 x = 2.5 yrs 50 + x = 50 + 2.5 = 52.5 yrs 15 + x = 15 + 2.5 = 17.5 yrs 3 * 17.5 = 52.5

**algebra**

Distance D = Rate R * Time T 60 = rate for car T = time for car 60T = distance for car 40 = rate for bus T + 1.50 = rate for bus 40(T + 1.50) = distance for bus Distances are equal 60T = 40(T + 1.50) Solve for T, time in hours for car to overtake the bus R + 40 = rate for train

**algebra**

Distance D = Rate R * Time T T = D/R R = rate for car R + 40 = rate for train 140/R = time for car 280/(R + 40) = time for train Times are equal 280/(R + 40) = 140/R Cross multiply and solve for R, rate for car R + 40 = rate for train

**algebra**

x = = amt of car loan at 0.037 y = amt house loan at 0.088 0.037x + 0.088y = 22611.73 x + y = 260394 Solve these two equations simultaneously

**algebra**

3x^2 + 10xy + 7y^2 (x + y )(3x + 7y)

**chemistry**

FYI You need to post specific questions regarding all the problems that you have posted. When you post question after question, all in a row, it appears that you are dumping your homework here. Tutors will not do not your homework for you. Post the work you have done for each ...

**chemistry**

FYI You need to post specific questions regarding all the problems that you have posted. When you post question after question, all in a row, it appears that you are dumping your homework here. Tutors will not do not your homework for you. Post the work you have done for each ...

**maths**

points (3,6) and (-5,-2) Slope m = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1) m = (-2 - 6)/(-5 - 3) m = -8/-8 = 1 Slope-intercept form of the equation, y = mx + b, where m = slope and b = y-intercept To find the y-intercept, Use either point to substitute into the equation, y = mx + b P (3,6), m = 1...

**maths**

3/5 boys, 1/10 girls, the remainder were adults First, find the LCD, 10 3/5 = 6/10 6/10 boys + 1/10 girls = 7/10 total children that were spectators

**Maths**

2x - y - y^2 cannot be factored.

**Math**

FYI Reiny, I didn't see that you had already solved this problem before I answered the same same post below. I noticed are answers were different. The height = diameter, not radius. I am not sure if 'Scratch my reply" means your 1st answer here or your 2nd answer.

**Math**

Cylinder SA = 2 pi r h + 2 pi r^2 diameter d = height = h radius r = 1/2 d = 1/2 h 200 = 2 pi 1/2 * h * h + 2 pi (1/2 h)^2 200 = 2(pi)(1/2 h^2) + 2(pi)(1/4 h^2) 200 = 2/2(pi)(h^2) + 2/4(pi)(h^2) 200 = 4/4(pi)(h^2) + 2/4(pi)(h^2) 200 = 6/4(pi)(h^2) 200 = 3/2(pi)(h^2) 400 = 3 (...

**algebra**

(2/5 - 1/3)/(2/3 - 3/4) Find the LCD for the numerator, 15 Find the LCD for the denominator, 12 (6/15 - 5/15)/(8/12 - 9/12) = (1/15)/(-1/12) Invert the denominator and multiply, 1/15 * -12/1 = -12/15 Reduce the fraction -12/15 = - 4/5

**mat/117--Incomplete problem**

(C-5)-^2 This is the second time you have posted this. You were already told to proofread your problem and you were asked a question (you failed to answer). The form of your problem doesn't make sense. Your problem is already in factored form. What is the '-' ...

**finance**

I would think that when preparing a budget historical trends should be considered. This is MY opinion or comment, not based on actual knowledge of this particular subject.

**intermediat algebra**

-2x + 9y = 56 9x – 9y = 0 Add these two equations 7x + 0y = 56 7x = 56 x = 8 Substitute x = 8 in either equation to find y. Then check your solution for x and y in the original equation(s).

**Algebra**

-0.2x^2+12x+11 When x = 30, y = 191, so yes, you are correct. Solve this equation by completing the square, -0.2x^2+12x+11 Divide both sides by -0.2 x^2 - 60x - 55 = 0 x^2 - 60x = 55 x^2 - 60x + 900 = 55 + 900 (x - 30)^2 = 955 + - (x - 30) = (sqrt(955)) + x - 30 = 30.9031 x = ...