Critical Thinking/Math

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Sociology

Marxism is a theory of history and social change that expresses which of the following as its central concern? A) Violence B) Feudalism C) Inequality D) Mass consumerism I'm thinking B but I'm not really sure.

Calculus

A differentiable function called f(x) achieves its maximum when x=0. Which of the following must then be true? 1. The function p(x) = xf(x) has a critical point when x = 0. 2. The function m(x) = (f(x))^2 has its maximum at x = 0. 3. The function j(x) = f(x^2) has its maximum ...

critical thinking

what is the meaning of validity, truth, and soundness as they relate to the area of logical syllogism? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syllogism http://www.philosophyclass.com/logic.htm These two sites will explain syllogisms very well. Since this is not my area of expertise, I ...

Math

Tenencia is thinking of a number with 8 place values.The digit in The thousand place is 5.The digits in The hundred thousands and hundreds place are both an odd number greater than 7. The digit in each other place value is one less than The digit in The thousands place.What is...

Calculus

Given the function: f(x) = x^2 + 1 / x^2 - 9 a)find y and x intercepts b) find the first derivative c) find any critical values d) find any local(relative) extrema e) find second derivative f) discuss the concavity g) find any inflection points Please show me how u got this!

Calculus

Given the function: f(x) = x^2 + 1 / x^2 - 9 a)find y and x intercepts b) find the first derivative c) find any critical values d) find any local(relative) extrema e) find second derivative f) discuss the concavity g) find any inflection points Please show me how u got this!

Chem II Oxidation Reduction

I2 + KIO3 + HCl ----> KCl + ICl Ok, this is my thinking . . . . I^+5 + 4e^- -----> I^+1 Cl^-1 +1e^- -----> 2Cl^-1 I know that this is wrong, because the e^- are all on the same side. What am I doing wrong?

Dr Bob

okay and i don't understand what they are asking for for chemical characteristics. i was thinking like density, melting point, and boiling point but arent those physical too?

business

i'm totally drawing a blank here or i'm just thinking too hard but please tell me or explain what are document designs and where can i get them and this is for business thanks

Chemistry

Would the R (PV=nRT)value go up or down if you had not corrected the gas for partial pressure of water? I was thinking down but im not sure

physics

Why would an aneurysm (a widening of an artery) be especially subject to ruputering? I am thinking the pressure is greater than what the artery can handle. How do I express this? Thank you.

Math

If f(x)=sin(x) and g(x)=x^2-x+1, find the domain of f(g(x)) and g(f(x)). I was able to determine that: f(g(x))= sin(x^2-x+1) and g(f(x))= sin(x)^2 -sin(x) +1 Here is what I am thinking: the range of f(x) is (x e R) and the range of g(x) is {x e R). Therefore the domain of f(g(...

MATH HELP

If the pattern rule is x2 +6, imagine what the trend line for this pattern would look like (on a graph of course). What pattern rule would have a trend line at the same vertical intercept (y-intercept) but has a different steepness? Explain your thinking. PLEASE HELP ME.

physical chemistry

how can i get the critical temperature of CO2 given a set of data which consists of surface tension and density at different temperatures. The table looks like this: T(oC) density surface tension 0 0.927 4.50 20 0.772 1.16 I really need some help about this...please...

Calculus

Which statement is NOT true of the graph f(x)=(x+1)(x-3)^2? A. f has a relative maximum at (⅓, 256/27) B. f has a point of inflection at (3, 0) C. f has an intercept at (3, 0) D. f has a relative minimum at (3, 0) E. none of these For f'(x) I got 3x^2-10x+3 For f"(x) I ...

physics

Consider a block on an incline plane. The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the block and the incline are µs = 0.353 and µk = 0.31. Calculate the critical angle θc, where the block just begins to slide. Answer in units of ◦. The block weighs 1kg...

math

what is the additive inverse of 125,000 ?a) -125,000b) 125,000c) -1125,000d)1125,00016) emma is thinking of subscribing to an e-magazine. the subscription price for one year is $5 per month, which will be withdrawn from emma's checking account. express the amount that will be ...

Us history

Based on the above stages, discuss what fredrick jackson turner asserted about each group's importance and relevance to the moving frontier including what their critical contributions were, or lack there of ,to the development of the american civilization. above stages include...

Government

Which of the following statments about standing committees is true? A. They exist in the house but not in the senate. B. They all have about the same amount of influence. C. They have only recently been set up in congress. D. They play a critical role in the lawmaking process...

statistics

You intend to estimate a population proportion with a confidence interval. The data suggests that the normal distribution is a reasonable approximation for the binomial distribution in this case. Find the critical value that corresponds to a confidence level of 98%. (Report ...

Calculus

Finding critical numbers g(theta) = 16(theta) - 4tan(theta) I can only get the derivative of g to be g'(theta) = 16 - 4sec^2(theta). Am I supposed to move on to get sec^2(theta) = 4, then sec(theta) = 2?

Calculus

Consider the function f(x)=-2x^3+33x^2-108x+2. For this function, there are three important intervals: (-Inf,A], [A,B], [B,Inf) where A and B are the critical points. Find A and B and for each of the important intervals, tell whether f(x) is increasing or decreasing.

analogies

1. Lampoon : Ridicule a. hyperbole : exaggerate b. hiatus : continue c. trepidation : fear d. levity : depreciate e. debate : vacillate My thinking: I think it is A, because to use lampoon is to ridicule and to use hyperbole is to exaggerate 2. Depraved : Purity a. loquacious...

math

eddie is thinking of a number between 149,000 and 150,000. his number has a tens digit that is 7 more than its ones digit. the sum of the tens and ones digit is 9. what is eddies number?

Math

Jabari is thinking of three numbers. The greatest number is twice as big as the least number. The middle number is three more than the least number. The sum of the three numbers is 75. Find the numbers.

math

Kevin and Zach are playing a number guessing game. Kevin says, "I am thinking of a number. If you double it and then subtract one, the result is 7." a) Write an equation that Zach could solve to find Kevin's number. b) Explain the steps Zach could use to solve the equation.

Calc

h''(x)=(x-1)(x+1)^2(x+2) asks what values of x does h''(x) concaves up or down for. I made a sign chart and got the critical numbers -1, 1, and 2, with the signs (in order of the c.n.s) being +,-,-, and +. Based off of the signs, does h''(x) concave down on (-1,1) and 1,2) and...

chemistry

IONIC COMPOUNDS CONDUCT ELECTRICITY EXCEPT WHEN THEY ARE A. IN WATER SOLUTION B. LIQUID C. BILNARY COMPOUNDS D. SOLID I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.

VB

To paint a graphic image into a picturebox control, you would use the function _______ i cant find the answer anywhere, but im thinking paint

LITERATURE

In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own experiences, Sojourner shows she has much in common with

Ethics Applied

Which theory emphasized thinking as if one were someone else, or everyone else? a. virtue ethics b. egoism c. utilitarianism d. Kantism (deontology) e. contractarianism Thanks for your help!

History

Explain how McCarthyism affected the lives and political thinking of people in the U.S. Defend McCarthyism as appropriate or criticize it as inappropriate for the time in which it occurred.

his135

Explain how McCarthyism affected the lives and political thinking of people in the U.S. o Defend McCarthyism as appropriate or criticize it as inappropriate for the time in which it occurred.

english

In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own experiences, Sojourner shows she has much in common with

HIS/135

o Explain how McCarthyism affected the lives and political thinking of people in the U.S. o Defend McCarthyism as appropriate or criticize it as inappropriate for the time in which it occurred.

French

How would you ask a friend if he wants to play video games? I was thinking, Est-ce que tu fais jouez aux jeux vidéo? But I wasn't sure?

French

How would you ask a friend if he wants to play video games? I was thinking, Est-ce que tu fais jouez aux jeux vidéo? But I wasn't sure?

college

Explain how McCarthyism affected the lives and political thinking of people in the U.S. Defend McCarthyism as appropriate or criticize it as inappropriate for the time in which it occurred.

Chemistry

What is the highest number of bonds that one Carbon atom can make? 4 3 2 1 I'm thinking four but I probably am wrong-I'm not great at chemistry but I'm trying Thank you

Chemistry

What is the difference between regioselectivity and stereoselectivity? I was just reviewing and now I don't quite remember the difference, and I keep on thinking it's the same thing...and it's not

Literature

In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own experiences, Sujourner shows she has much in common with

Poems

I am writing a free verse poem and I need somr ideas. I was thinking about a doll who could speak but I'm not sure if that is good. Any ideas?_

Algebra

Explain what happens to the graph y=4^x if you change it to 4^(x+3)+ 2 would it move 3 units to the right and 2 units upward-I'm thinking becaue youi're adding to the x??

Biology

Muscle are made up of muscle functions called____ ____. Its two words... I was thinking myosin and actin , however, not sure if i AM CORRECT.

Earth Science

2.   The Moon is made up of minerals similar to those on Earth, which are  A. rilles. B. lunar breccias. C. silicates. D. highlands. I am thinking either B or D?

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.

world Geo

What part of a map tells the relationship of distanceon the Earth? I'm thinking the answer is the scale,some of the scales shows miles and killometers... I think i am right but I'm not sure of it.

Social Studies Help NEede!

Was Christopher Columbus a hero or a villian? [I suggest thinking and going online to find sources that will tell you more about the ambitious leader! You'll be surprised!]

biology

The blastopore is a structure that first becomes evident during a. the eight-cell stage of the embryo. b. coelom formation. c. fertilization. d. cleavage. e. gastrulation. I think that it is (e). But I am kinda thinking that it could be (d) too. PLEASE HELP!

To Heather: Ethics

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science

based on how we are treating our earth today. what events have led to what humans want from a place in the movie called pandora. thinking of climate, carbondioxide and greenhouse gases.

marketing

discuss how you might use the new product development process if you were thinking about offering some kind of seummer service to residents in a beach resort town

Calc

Classify all critical points of the function f(x,y)=x^2-y^2+4x-2y+1. I know I have to take the partial derivative and set them equal to zero to get my points and then use the Hessian. For some reason I am not getting the correct answer. partial d/dx 2x+4 and partial d/dy 2y-2 ...

communication

When you acively make judgments about whether or not the message you are hearing is worthwile, you are a assessing the accuracy of the speakers conclusions b engaging in unethical listening behavior c engaging in a barrier to effective listening d engaging in critical ...

Calculus

assume that f(x)= x^3(x-2)^2 a) find the x-intercepts algebraically b) find all the critical points c) use the first derivative test to determine local minimums and maximums d)find all inflection points e)state the concavity of the graph on appropriate intervals

Psychology

Research suggests that the _____ child care centers is the critical factor that determines whether or not children benefit from out of home child care. 1) quality of 2) geographic location of? 3) gender ratio of children in? 4) racial composition of children in?

Maths

Given the equation y=2x-4 of an exponential function f 1)write down the equation of horizontal asymptote of f 2)determine the y intercept of f 3)determine the y value of a point on f with x=-2 4)draw the graph of the function of f showing all critical poins and asymptotes 5)...

human anatomy and physiology

Critical to life is the function of the cell membrane and its ability to move materials across the cell membrane. Define each of the following in detail using diagrams to aid the understanding of the process. a) diffusion b) osmosis c) facilitated diffusion d) active transport

human anatomy and physiology

3. Critical to life is the function of the cell membrane and its ability to move materials across the cell membrane. Define each of the following in detail using diagrams to aid the understanding of the process. a) diffusion b) osmosis c) facilitated diffusion d) active transport

business

Create a PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes that explains the operational components of planning, sourcing, making, and delivering. Describe the importance of sales, operations, and resource planning for the supply chain. In the presentation, explain why it is ...

calc

Find the critical number(s) of f(x)= abs(2x-4) What is the derivative of abs(2x-4)? Is it abs(2)? No. You have to specify the domain of x. At x=2, this function has no derivative. At x>2, f' = d (2x -4)/dx= 2 at x <2, f'= d(4-2x)/dx= -2 You have to watch for ...

Business statistics

3. Determine the t-critical value for a two-sided confidence interval in each of the following situations. a. Confidence level = 95%, df = 15 b. Confidence level = 99%, n = 5. c. Confidence level = 95%, n = 15 d. Significance level = 0.01, df = 37

critical thinking

What would be some good sources to look for these things: rhetorical devices, examples of bias, fallacies, or faulty reasoning, argument good/bad, valid/invalid, or strong/weak and non-factual issues addressed, moral, legal or aesthetic reasoning. Rhetorical devices http://www...

Psychology

Andy, a high school sophomore, lacks self-discipline, fails to plan ahead, and is excessively anxious. He is quickly frustrated by challenging tasks and frequently becomes overly critical of others. Use the psychoanalytic and social-cognitive perspectives to give two ...

Psychology

Andy, a high school sophomore, lacks self-discipline, fails to plan ahead, and is excessively anxious. He is quickly frustrated by challenging tasks and frequently becomes overly critical of others. Use the psychoanalytic, humanistic, and socialcognitive perspectives to give ...

Physics

A ray of light enters a glass block from air at an angle of incidence of 50 degrees. The angle of refraction is 30 degrees. What is the refractive index of the glass? What is the value of critical angle for this glass? Thank you :)

English1A- Critical Thinking and Writing

Hi Miss Sue or anyone else. How is my introduction so for for my argumentative essay on Race and Culture? Society plays a big role on race and culture. Whether a person is black or white, Asian or Hispanic, there will always be that someone who will look at another person and ...

Project Management

What elements do you think are critical when conducting project meetings and why do you think they are important? How do project meetings help with managing inter-organizational relations? Be sure to address the concept of group think in your discussion.

history

Evaluate the role played by Abraham Lincoln in the Civil War. To what extent does Lincoln "cause" the Civil War to start? In what way(s) is Lincoln being President critical to the Union's success? Why was Lincoln so heavily criticized? (And was the criticism fair?)

Statistics

In a particular chi-square goodness-of-fit test there are four categories and 200 observations. The significiance level is 0.05. How many degrees of freedom are there? What is the critical value of chi-square? compute the value of chi-square?

law

What do you think are the top three critical issues in contemporary law enforcement? What kind of controversy has each of these issues generated? Do you think the controversy is justified? Why?

Physics

A ray of light travelling from glass to air is incident at 50 degree from the glass air boundary. What is angle of deviation if the critical angle is 42 degree

Math

need to describe 3 different problem solving approaches to this problem, one I think is algebra, but don't know how to solve, and i need to say how to solve each one in each different way, please help with this. aaron is thinking of a number, if its doubled, increased by 10, ...

PM

J. Wold. project manager of the Print Software, Inc., wants you to prepare a project network; compute the early, late, and slack activity times; determine the planned project duration; and identify the critical path. His assistant has collected the following information for ...

Math

There are two main classes of individuals who can affect the outcome of an experiment: Those who could influence the results Those who evaluate the results When all the individuals in either one of these classes are blinded, an experiment is said to be: A) Single blind (I'm ...

3rd grade-music

The song "Minnie the Moocher" by Cab Halloway-retell what the story is about. Use details in song to support your thinking.

health

I have to make a 3D model of the urinary system for health class. I'm thinking clay might be best to use, but I'm not that artistic. Any other ideas??

To Linda

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Philosophy

HOW ARE PRAGMATISM AND ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY UNIQUELY AMERICAN MOVEMENTS? AND WHAT ARE SOME IDEAS THAT MAKE THEM DIFFERENT FROM THE WAY EUROPEANS OF THE SAME PERIOD WERE THINKING?

fractions

Castor brought 6 3/4 cakes to share with 26 students. Did Castor bring enough for each student to have 1/4 of a cake? Explain your thinking and show your work

Psychology

Which item below is most strongly related to cognition and thinking? a) classical conditioning b)behavior modification c) operant conditioning d)obeservational learning

health

Thinking in terms of the administrator and third-party payer perspectives, answer the following: What do you feel are the biggest weaknesses of the health care plan, and why?

Sociology

Why is it difficult to obtain population level data? a) It is expensive b) It is time consuming c) It is hard to find everyone in the population d) All of the above I am thinking (c)

Social Studies

In the Mid-1800's, grasslands covered the Great Plains in the United States. would this be Location, Place Or Movement? I am thinking Location

US History

In what ways would a person's race affect his or her perspective on the war? What role did the media play in the development of popular thinking related to the war?

math

(1)I am thinking of a 5-digit odd number. (2)The sum of all its digits is 20. (3) The digits in the hundreds place and in the tens place are consecutive numbers. When you multiply the digits in the tens and hundreds places, you get the digits for the thousands and ten-...

math

I have a problem that i need help solving. I had to drop beginning and intermediate algebra because of low test grades. I was thinking of taking a couse below that to get a good foundation and base upon professor decision, now professor thinks i should take the same course ...

critical thinking

We may observe, that there is no species of reasoning more common, more useful, and even necessary to human life, than that which is derived from the testimony of men, and the reports of eye-witnesses and spectators. This species of reasoning, perhaps, one may deny to be ...

Statistics

A population =100 and sd=25. A sample (n=150) has X=102. Using 2 tails of the sampling distribution and the .05 criterion. What is the critical value? Is the sample in the region of rejection? What does this indicate about the likelihood of this sample occurring in this ...

Math

3/4 of the seats in a school bus were occupied. after 3 students got off the bus, only 2/3 of the seats were occupied. The 3 students are equivalent to________of the bus seating capacity, then seating capacity of the bus=_____________. I will be happy to critique your thinking...

Human Resources Management

. An assessment technique that is graphic in nature and that uses examples of behavior representing particular levels of performance to anchor the scale is called a A) critical-incident technique. B) behavioral observation scale (BOS). C) weighted checklist. D) behaviorally ...

Business

I am a beginning web designer and I was wondering how I can build my portfolio. I was thinking about calling different places like car repair etc and if they don't have a site I'll do it for free. But how would I do that, what do I say?

Marketing

Explain in detail how you would use the new-product development process if you were thinking about offering some kind of summer service to residents in a beach resort town.

music

In a shift from earlier thinking, the social status of nineteenth-century composers became equivalent to that of A. lords and courtiers. B. tailors and hatters. C. woodworkers and carriage builders. D. painters and poets.

English II B

Need Help Please. A student is thinking about different forums for publishing an editorial. Which of the following would be appropriate? 1.a dramatic reading 2.an anthology 3.a poetry contest 4.a school newspaper

English

4. Which one of these sentences contains a prepositional phrase? A. Trolls live under bridges; elves do not. B. Where did you find the papers that I lost? C. You may think otherwise, but what I tell you is true. D. To be, or not to be: that is the question. I'm thinking A?

Civics

11.   One factor determining the number of representatives for a given congressional district is the distribution of _______ within the state.  A. jobs B. population C. wealth D. registered voters my sister and me are thinking to go with B.        

english 4

Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.The excerpt from Midsummer, XXIII, primarily concerns A. race riots in England. B. the failure of Shakespeare’s drama in modern times. C. the passing of seasons in an...

Language Arts (The Giver)

Which of the following messages does the author most likely want you to take away from the reading this novel?(1 point) - Personal choice is critical to society. - Rules are made to be broken. - There is no place for memories in modern society. -Success for all depends on ...

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