Critical Thinking/Math

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  1. geography (Ms. Sue)

    So, My Mom was right in telling me that I was wrong in thinking it was the International Dateline. She tried to explain it to me like you did. Thank You Ms. Sue.
  2. English 4

    Which of the following most distinguishes an epic from a mock epic? A. its subject matter B. its style C. its vocabulary D. its length I'm thinking its B.
  3. English

    Which word in the set below carries a neutral connotation? confounded puzzled muddled bamboozled I'm thinking its puzzled. Thanks for the help.
  4. Grammar

    A lot of time thinking about how poorly she is doing. A) complete sentence B) fragment C) run-on This has got to be a fragment...it doesn't discribe who and why
  5. reading

    what does the quote help us understand, or explain "reading furnishes the mind only materials of knowledge it is thinking that makes what we read"
  6. algebra

    But I am getting more and more confused. -3-3x=-9????? and x/6=-24 but the there is a negative sign like x - - =-24 6 I know I am over thinking this,but I am confusing myself on these two???
  7. world history

    Which African independence movement is most similar to the movement in Kenya? I'm thinking the one in Haiti but I'm not sure
  8. Science!

    Which of the following is not a process of a stream load? A. Suspension B. Bed Load C. Materials in solution D. Divide Im thinking D but also C?
  9. algebra

    9.6*10 to the 7th power divided by 1.5 *10 negetive squared. i was working this problem out and i was thinking it would be 6.4*10 by the 5th power.
  10. Question

    Im thinking of taking French for one of my electives for high school. If i ever need help would any one, be able to help me? Thank you.
  11. Science

    which one occurs more often lunar eclipse or solar eclipse? this is just a question i'v been thinking of
  12. Math: Thinking Mathematically

    A flagpole has the height of 16 yards It will be supported by three cables, each of which is attached to the flagpole at a point 4 yards below the top of the pole and attached to the ground at point that is 9 yards from the base of the pole, Find the total number of feet of ...
  13. Algebra

    solve : 5x-10y=-40 for y I was thinking it was 5x-10(-40)...then solve am I close?
  14. Calc I

    Yes I was trying to find the range y = (x^2 -4)/(x^2 - x -12) ok using 2(4 +/- sqrt(15) ) sorry I forgot the minus in the derivitive but ya that makes sense but however I need three critical values that only gives me graph it and you'll see there are three how do I find the ...
  15. Statistics

    A group of scientists created 150 trials to measure whether electric shock treatment could cure paranoid delusions. Of these trials, 52 were successful. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to a 95% confidence level. The critical value for 95% confidence level is 1.96.
  16. statistics

    1) A group of scientists created 150 trials to measure whether electric shock treatment could cure paranoid delusions. Of these trials, 52 were successful. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to a 95% confidence level. The critical value for 95% confidence level is 1.96
  17. Statistics

    A group of scientists created 150 trials to measure whether electric shock treatment could cure paranoid delusions. Of these trials, 52 were successful. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to a 95% confidence level. The critical value for 95% confidence level is 1.96.
  18. Econ check my work

    Consider the following data: 23 17 20 29 21 14 19 24 Develop and test a hypothesis to determine if the variance is greater than 4. Use the critical value approach and α = 0.05. So I did my work and the variance I calculated is 18.3593 which is greater than 4. The issue is I ...
  19. math 2 questions plz help asap

    1) Mr. customs is correcting the class's math homework on customary units. which of the following measurements is reasonable? A. a pencil is 12 feet long B. the back porch is 12 inches wide C. the 3rd hole on the golf court is 123 miles long D. the distance from new York to ...
  20. Math - Counting

    Hi. The question is: A, B, C, and D are nodes on a computer network. There are two paths between A and C, two between B and D, three between A and B and four between C and D. Along how many routes can a message from A to D be sent? My thinking: I came up with two ways a ...
  21. English

    In many works of literature, an individual's encounter with death or destruction ultimately leads to the individual's affirmation of the dignity and worth of human life. What does this quote means and how does this quote relates to Hamlet by William Shakespeare. I have to ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 6th grade math

    Can you check the following problems? Tell if the problem can be solved by using GCF or LCM and then solve. 1. Joanne is campaigning for class president and plans to distribute 20 flyers and 16 buttons. She wants each classroom to receive an identical set of campaign materials...
  24. CHEMISTRY

    the only property listed that is not characteristic of ionic compounds is A.high melting point. B.hardness. C.lack of crystal structure D.brittleness I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.
  25. Science

    What are byproducts of zinc and silver mining? Are they toxic enough to pollute water in large quantities? Thank you for thinking about this. I had a difficult time finding this on the internet.
  26. Economics

    o Which government bodies influence national fiscal policies that potentially affect the housing market? I am thinking the federal reserve but I am really unsure about that answer.
  27. Child psychology

    Studies on the development of sexual orientation highlight the importance of A.genetics B. environment C. prenatal hormones D. multiple factors I said A the enviroment, Now thinking its D
  28. To Katey

    This is not a "let's gather opinions" website. If you have a real homework question (and don't expect others to do your thinking for you), please repost correctly, including the correct school subject.
  29. english composition 2

    Thinking about narrative categories, which sort of essay helps people feel that they’re joined in a common cause ? a. Entertainment b. curiosity c. redemption d. solidarity I chose D
  30. English

    How do euphemisms, cliché’s, proverbs and ready phrases influence the way you write and speak? Don't provide me an answer rather put me on the right track of thinking. Please and Thank you!
  31. 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.
  32. 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!
  33. 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!
  34. 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 ...
  35. math

    which 3 are correct a) if x= -10^4 then log10 x = -4 b)if x= 2^8 then log 2x = 8 c) log2 2= 4 d) if x= 3 then log10 3=x e) log 10 256-2log 10 16=0 f)log 10 (a-b)= log 10 a/log 10 b g) the gradient of the graph of y= 2e^x at x= 2 is 2e^2 h) the gradient of the graph of y= e^x ...
  36. 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?
  37. 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?
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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.
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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?
  49. 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.
  50. 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(...
  51. 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.
  52. 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 ...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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?
  56. 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.
  57. 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 ...
  58. 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 ...
  59. 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
  60. 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?
  61. 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)...
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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 ...
  65. 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 ...
  66. 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
  67. Physics

    The velocity of sound in air is about 330m/s, and in water is about 1700m/s. Calculate the critical angle for sound leaving air and entering water.
  68. 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.
  69. 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
  70. 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
  71. 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!
  72. 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.
  73. 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.
  74. 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
  75. 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.
  76. 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?
  77. 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?
  78. 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.
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. 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?_
  83. 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??
  84. 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.
  85. 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?
  86. algebra 1

    I need to find the slope of a line that is parallel to the x-axis, completely perpendicular. The answer choices are A. 0 B. 1 C. undefined D. infinity I'm thinking undefined?
  87. 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.
  88. 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.
  89. 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!]
  90. 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!
  91. To Heather: Ethics

    I removed your post because you refer to materials that are not available to the Jiskha tutors. We have NO connection with Axia College! You've also not given us any indication of your thinking about this assignment.
  92. To: Anonymous, Juan, Jenny

    Please do not post several related questions under different names. You're also more likely to receive help if you give us an idea of your thinking on these problems.
  93. 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.
  94. 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
  95. ELA

    The author explains the "fight or flight" response by comparing and contrasting A) humans to tigers B) workers to bosses C) modern man to cavemen D) adrenaline to heart failure I thinking d or b.
  96. 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...
  97. 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.
  98. 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 ...
  99. 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 ...
  100. 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 :)
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