# Critical Thinking/Math

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### biology

Which has more redox energy Lysine or Tryptophan? I was thinking Lysine because it has a long chain C-H and C-C bonds but trypyophan has a cyclic structure that also have lots of C-C and C-H bonds. Please help!

### Calculus

f(x) = 6(cos(x))^2 - 12sin(x) 0 ¡Ü x ¡Ü 2(PI) I have to find where the interval is increasing, decreasing, local mins and maxs, inflection points, and concave up and down. I understand how to do these type of problems. I am just getting messed up with the sin, cos, and pi ...

### math

input 1 nickel/output 3 pennies, input 1 dime/output 3 nickels, input 1 quarter/(not sure what the output would be--I think 3 dimes, input 1 half-dollar/(not sure what the output would be--thinking 1 quarter). If I am write I am not sure how to write the rule.

### Maths

I am thinking of a number. I multiply it by 8 and add 15. I get the same answer if I multiply by 2 and add 81.

### critical thinking

The amount of water needed daily by plants for photosynthesis, cell growth, and cell maintenance is very small, and yet plants require large volumes of water in order to live. It is estimated that over 90 percent of the water absorbed by plants is lost into the air. Most of ...

### ***Discrete Math ***

I'm not sure how to start part(a). I believe part (b) is correct, but just in case I would like to make sure it's correct. (a) Explain p^(q-1) = 1 modq , If p and q are distinct primes. Ans: I was thinking of doing something like part (b) but I felt it was somehow wrong ...

### The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative stories. ...

### The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative stories...

### The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative ...

### The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative ...

### The practice of working with school age children

According to the Harvard Research Project, the three primary and interrelated factors critical to achieving youth outcomes are A. beginning on time, daily interaction, and strict discipline. B. enjoyable transitions, friendly parent-teacher relations, and imaginative stories. ...

### Math

Forest rangers use degree measure to identify directions and locate critical spots such as fires. A forest ranger at tower A observes smoke at a bearing of 149 degrees (clockwise from the north) while another forest ranger at tower B observes the same smoke at a bearing of 250...

### Critical Thinking

I am evaluating an argument and I'm unsure if it makes sense to anyone but myself. The following is my paper on an essay from Critical Thinking 8th Edition entitled Controlling Erational Fears after 9/11. I would first like to draw attention to the two conclusions in this ...

### bioethics

explain Dale Jamieson's "Denver Smog Argument" Is the argument good I couldn't find a copy of this work online. Please post your explanation of his argument and opinions about it. We'll be glad to critique your thinking.

### business statistics

In a test of the independence of two variables, one of the variables has two possible categories and the other has three possible categories. What will be the critical value of chi-square if the test is to be carried out at the o.025 level? At the 0.05 level?

### Calculus

7) Consider the function f(x)=x2e4x. For this function there are three important intervals: (−∞,A], [A,B], and [B,∞) where A and B are the critical numbers. Find A and B For each of the following intervals, tell whether f(x) is increasing (type in INC) or ...

### statistics

a random sample of 80 college students was selected to participate in a experiment. the mean of the sample is 317 points, the standard deviation of 37 there are 310 students that didn't complete the experiment 1. compute the appropriate test statistic? 2. what is the critical ...

### Project Management

What are some examples of situations encountered by Projects within your Company that would greatly benefit from contingency planning? Many, many high value ship overhaul projects where repair parts are in the critical path schedule. Often, it is cheaper to have two parallel ...

### Physics

I don't understand snell's law ( nsin(0)=nsin(0) ) and how to use it with refraction. also how do i apply that to this problem: 'a light ray enters a square piece of plastci (n=1.39) near a corner. as it encounters the adjacent side it gets refracted along the surface (it hits...

### history

What would have happened if the United States had not entered World War 1 on the side of the Allies? Read the prior link I sent, and do a little guessing -- play the "what if" game. Let us know what you think, and someone here will be happy to critique your thinking. =)

### To Brandy: Cultural Diversity

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 -- not even to the first instruction that asks for your ...

### English

In which of the following sentences is the underlined word an object pronoun? A. You really should apologize to her. B. I gave[her] a gift for her birthday. C. We returned [our] books to the library. D. I would like[ you] to be my friend. A. is wrong answer, failed the test I ...

### epi

10. Assume that early detection of disease X through screening improves prognosis. In order for a screening program to be most effective, at which point in the natural history in the diagram must the critical point be? [ONE POINT] a. Between A and B b. Between C and D c. ...

### math

2/3 of the students watched tv. Of those students 3/4 watched a reality show. Of the students that watched the show 1/4 of them recorded the show. What fraction of the students watched and recorded a reality tv show? not sure what to do, thinking we need to eliminate one of ...

### military , math

your squad just completed a 12 mile road march inf our hours flat. Althogether there were 15 check points, to include the road march completion point. what was the average time in minutes between checkpoints? 32 26.6 16 8 How many barrels does it take to hold 10,000 cubic feet...

### To Kathy -- Medical

I've removed your post because 1. you refer to unspecified online articles 2. you've given us no idea of your thinking about this topic. Please repost when you tell us what the articles were about and present your answers.

### Politics

What does an authoritarian system thrive on? I was thinking about something like crisis (economic or social) etc that can help an authoritarian system implement their agenda. I need more definite words, though. Help?

### chemistry

The Rydberg equation, with n1=1, predicts an ultraviolet series of spectral lines of atomic hydrogen. Which of the following wavelengths is not predicted by the equation: 1/ = (1.097 x 10(7) m - 1) x (1/n1(2)-1/n2(2) a)182 nm b)103 nm c)97 nm d) 95 nm e) 91 nm I was thinking ...

### psychology

The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist because perception and sensation are the foundation of: neurotransmitters and the brain's function. memory and how it is experienced in the world. the science of neuropsychology. learning, thinking, and acting.

### Design

Which design style encourages a complete manipulation of floral materials into unnatural geometric shapes and colors? A. Abstract B. New convention C. Ikebana D. New wave im thinking B

### Creative writing

I want to write a story that is told ONLy through one person's mind; what this one person is thinking and saying, with no other characters speaking. How would you go about formatting it?

### english

What should you be if you like English, learning other countries cultures, and art, but not painting or anything like that. I am thinking about becoming an interior designer or lawyer. Thoughts or ideas?

### English

Identify the protagonist from Henry James "Europe" . I was thinking about this and I don't know who the protagonist would be since the story focuses on Mrs Rimmie but she's not really a positive character ? Would it be the narrator?

### math

Q. Naomi has a formula that allows her to convert Clesius temperatures to Farenheit temperatures. She needs a formula for converting Fahrenheit temperatures to Celsius tempertures. What advice can you give her? I am thinking that I just reverse the preocess of the first ...

### math

8 divided by 3 plus 6= You asked 8 divided by 3 plus 6= (8/3) + 6 = 2(2/3) + 6 or 8/3 + 18/3 = ??/3 I don't understand how to describe pairs of related variables what's the difference between dependent & independent variables I'm not what class your question is arising from. ...

### marketing

Audience Objections – Identify the reasons why your target(Seniors-age over 65) audiences may not be currently buying Wii games like thinking games such as puzzle scrabbles and so on? What obstacles does your plan need to overcome?

### children growing up

language development is initially triggered a.socially b.psychologically c.biologically d.by parent contact I know that letter d is the wrong answer .so im thinking the right answer is b I know I have posted these questions before but really need some help

### EN 110

Achieving goals you set is greatly helped by: a writing down your long-term goals b. your learning style c. managing your time efficiently d. getting good grades I think it is c or d but I am more thinking d. Help asap please

### Science

Fertilizers And Pesticides Applied To Farm Fields In Pennsylvania Have Their Way Down Into The Chesapeake Bay In Maryland This Is An Example Of __________ Pollution. Answer: I was thinking it is either nonpoint source or point source

### Heat Transfer

Fill In the Blanks: 1.The physical significance of ....... is that it tells us how fast heat is propogated or it diffuses through a material during changes of temperature with time. 2. According to Krichoff's law in thermal equilibrium absorptivity is equal to ........ 3.In ...

### Chem

For the evaporation of water during perspiration on a hot, dry, day, a)DH > 0 and TDS = DH. b)DH > 0 and TDS > DH. c)DH > 0 and TDS < DH. d)DH < 0 and TDS > DH. This is my thinking...It can't be d because DH can't be less than 0, and it can't be a because ...

### Math

In a table of random digits, each digit is to occur with a probability of 0.1. a) A student examines a list of 200 random digits and counts only eleven 4’s and thus claims that the table is not really random. Explain the error in the student’s thinking. b) How many 7’s ...

### Business

1. (TCO 9, 2, 3, 7) You have worked for an electronics company for the past three years. You have been assigned the responsibility to create a workbook presenting profits and losses at the company's end of year meeting. It is critical for the workbook to include a ...

### business

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you practice identifying the critical first stage of developing any research study: •State the purpose of the business research for each article. •Determine the research questions and hypotheses being researched in each article...

### AP Language-Inductive/Deductive

These are pretty hard, at least to me. Please help me check my answers. 1. Most luxuries, and the so-called comforts of life, are not only indispensable, but positive hinderances to the elevation of mankind. With respects to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have ever lived a ...

### Re: PHYSICS

A man (weighing 915 N) stands on a long railroad flatcar (weighing 2805 N) as it rolls at 18.0 m/s in the positive direction of an x axis, with negligible friction. Then the man runs along the flatcar in the negative x direction at 40.00 m/s relative to the flatcar. What is ...

### math-statistics help

A pharmaceutical manufacturer forms tablets by compressing a granular material that contains the active ingredient and var. fillers. The hardness of a sample from each lot of tablets produced is measured to control compression. The target values for the hardness are mean=11.5...

### General

When would you NOT want to have the data in a linked document updated when the corresponding worksheet data is updated? In what types of situations would it be critical to make sure that the linked data IS updated? Are there any disadvantages to having data linked? Does this ...

### health

Which one of these statements is true regarding blood circulation? A. For health and survival, it's critical for blood circulation to be ongoing and uninterrupted. B. Normally, blood circulates in a repeating stop-start rhythm. C. The heart deoxygenates blood that's returned ...

### critical reading

pls help me with this question. 1.the premises of an argument are the assertions and the evidence that the author offers in support of the conclusion. true or false. i think is true but an not sure. 2.The factors that influence newsworthiness are based on the needs of the ...

### Physics/Math

For the vectors a = (3.9 m)i + (4.8 m)j, and b = (5.4 m)i - (2.0 m)j, give the x and y components, magnitudes, and directions of the following vector operations. (a.) a + b ______(x component) ______(y component) ______(magnitude) ______° (direction from the positive x axis...

### Chemistry

A compound decomposed by first order rxn. The concentration of compound decreases from .1180 M to .0950 M in 5.2 min. What fraction of the compound remains after 6.7 minutes?I'm thinking I set up a proportion maybe. Any ideas how to tackle this problem?

### english

4. Satisfaction is given to Mitty in his last daydream by he thinking he ended all his problems. Trend comparing first dream to last dream is that he starts out being brave man then at end of dream he gets executed.

### philosophy

I am to write a two page dialogue between Socrates and a person. I was thinking about writing about domestic violence. What do you think about that subject. Should I use statistics and numbers regarding this issue.

### Math- Really need help!

A consumer at a bread factory would like to know if there are differences (gender) in bread preferences. Forty adults were randomly selected and asked the following questions: Which type of bread do you prefer? They were instructed to only pick one bread type. The bread ...

### Data Manag. [Probability]

Some1 owns a chocolate shop. A popular product is a box of 40chocs. 5 of which are nuts. if u pick 2 out, randomly, What is the probability that both chocolates are nuts Pr = 5/40 * 4/39 check my thinking.

### chemistry

I need help in drawing a structual formula for hydrogen cyanide(HCN)and cyanogen(CN)2, the drawing has to bear in mind the valencies of hydrogen(1),nitrogen(3) and carbon (4), any help appreciated H:C:::N: :N:::C:C:::N: Check my thinking. The previous one, too.

### Calculus

Find the equation of the tangent to the graph of f(x)=2x^4 (to the power of 4) that has slope 1. Derivative is 8 x^3. This equals 1 at x = 1/2. At this point the y-coordinate is f(1/2) = 1/8. The equation of the tangent line is thus: 1/8 + 1*(x-1/2) = x - 3/8 Thank you for ...

### Finance

Alphonse Inc. is thinking about investing in an annuity contract that will return $100,000 annually at the end of each year for 15 years. What amount should Alphonse pay for this investment if it earns an 6% return?

### Economics

1. Explain why the idea of scarcity is the starting point for thinking economically. 2. Explain why an economist might look at hundreds of kids standing in line for lunch asd say, "there is an example of scarcity."

### physics

It is possible to cut the top off a alcohol-in-glass thermometer without any of the alcohol spilling out. However, it will no longer function as a good thermometer. Why not. I am thinking it is a lost pressures issue.

### social studies

The study of sensation and perception is important to a psychologist because perception and sensation are the foundation of: A-neurotransmitters and the brain's function. B-memory and how it is experienced in the world. C-the science of neuropsychology. D-learning, thinking, ...

### Title

Hi I need help thinking of a title for my graphic novel. It is about India and its exploitation of children. Could someone help me think of a cool title and an idea to make the title look unusual. Like maybe a bleed or something. Thanks!!

### Calculus

Integrate dx/(sqrt(x^2+16)). I have no idea how to start and which method to use. Thinking some sort of trig substitution? But it doesn't look like it. Step by step? Answer key says ln|x+ sqrt(x^2+16)|.

### early childhood education

Need help on wrting a final paper on a combination of philosiphies, theories, and concepts and demostrate how they apply to the earlychildhood classroom. The primary focus will be on the comprehensiveness of the many components that are neccassry to consider when designing ...

### english/l.a

Can someone give me some persuasuve essay topics? Persuasive essay- a essay that persuades someone into thinking your opinion.

### algebra

A stem-and-leaf plot has a stem of 4 and leaf of 6, but has no a key, Give two possible values that stem represents. Explain the your thinking.

### science

when rearranging the equation 6y = 9 - 3x to make x the subject, am i right in thinking to add 3x to both sides (6y + 3x = 9), then subtract 6y on both sides(3x = 9 - 6y then divide both by 3(x = 9 - 6y/3)? You have it. x=3-2y

### Calculus

Suppose that f(x)=3x^3+3x. Find all critical values of f. Then use interval notation to state when f(x) is increasing and when f(x) is decreasing and to state when f(x) is concave up and concave down. Find the local maxima and local minima. Find all vertical and horizontal ...

### more math

sqrt50/sqrt2 (sqrt50)/(sqrt2)*(sqrt2/sqrt2)= (sqrt50*sqrt2)/2 =sqrt100/2=10/2=5 Check my thinking. thanks... what does this equal: 3sqrt2+4sqrt2 3 times the square root of 2 PLUS 4 times the square root of 2. This would equal 7 times the square root of 2, or 9.899... THIS IS ...

### Science/ help with finding the independant variabl

Forty students participated in groups of 4-6. They were given a questionnaire to test their knowledge of the Black cultural stereotype. Subjects were asked to list the components of the stereotype. After listing the components of the stereotype, subjects completed the Modern ...

### history

Most of the Declaration of Independence was the work of ......? John Adams. Ben Franklin. Thomas Jefferson. Sam Adams. im thinking John Adams but not sure??

### Econ

You are thinking about investing $100,000 in a new product. Sales expections are $95,000. If R & D will cost another $3,000, should you invest in the product? Explain.

### algebra

Dorothy is thinking of two numbers. The sum of the numbers is 40 and the difference is 6. write a system of equations and use elimination method to find the two numbers.

### englsih writing tips

So I really want my writing to improve. My teacher is extremely critical on people's writing. I know this is to help us but I feel incredibly stupid when she covers my paper with harsh comments. I just want her to like something in my writing. I feel like I have no potential. ...

### english

The German Oktoberfest actually begins in September. could you tell me what the predicate modifiers are and what the number of the predicate is. I am thinking that begins is the predicate.

### personal finances

A family with $45,000 in assets and $22,000 of liabilities would have a net worth of: A. $45,000. B. $23,000. C. $22,000. D. $67,000. im thinking d

### algebra

The sum of the two numbers is 71. One of the numbers is 24 less than four times the other number. What are the two numbers I am thinking of?

### Chemistry

My school notes say : pH < pOH is acidic pH > pOH is basic Is this correct, I was thinking that if the pH is less than pOH than it was a basic solution

### math

A large cube is built from centimeters cubes. The faces of the large cube are painted .Of the centimeter cubes, 1000 are unpainted how many of the centimeters cubes are painted on one face The inner ones are not painted. So (L-1) cubed=1000 solve for L. Then, the number ...

### Math help?

I am kind of stuck on this one Each of two urns contains green balls and red balls. Urn I contains 10 green balls and 8 red balls. Urn II contains 3 green balls and 10 red balls. If a ball is drawn from each urn, what is P(red and red)? (a) 23/18 (b) 10/27 (c) 40/117 (d) 18/31...

### physics

A 78 kg volleyball player jumps and leaves the ground with a vertical velocity of 3.5 m/s. By thinking about the conservation of energy in a freefalling object, work out how high their centre of mass would reach at the top of their jump and present your answer to the nearest ...

### Social Studies

Which factor contributed to the movement for independence from Britain? A: Thomas Paine's Common Sense B: Discontent among the colonist over King Goerge's restrictive trade polocies C: a desire by the colonists to govern themselves D: All of the above I am thinking D

### Health

In the United States, the most at risk and highest reported rates of infection of gonorrhea are among sexually active ________. A. Teenagers B. Young Adults C. African Americans D. A and B IDK i was thinking all of the above but they don't have that choice i'm lost please help.

### physics - energy

1) What are the 3 basic forms of energy? Since there are so many, I'm thinking of kinetic and potential, but what would be the third? 2)The increase in potential energy of any system is equal to the output ___.

### Physics

Thinking Physic-ly: On some toll roads, the ticket is stamped with the time you enter the toll road and the time you exit. How can the toll taker determine if you were speeding?

### Math

Television Jim’s mother watches a lot of TV. The screen is 30 inches tall and the bottom of the screen is 6 inches above her eye level while sitting in her favorite chair. To optimize her viewing experience, Jim wishes to calculate how far from the screen she should sit. ...

### math

Television Jim’s mother watches a lot of TV. The screen is 30 inches tall and the bottom of the screen is 6 inches above her eye level while sitting in her favorite chair. To optimize her viewing experience, Jim wishes to calculate how far from the screen she should sit. ...

### electrical trade theory

GIVE 2 REASONS WHY MICA IS USED AS THE INSULATION BETWEEN THE SEGMENTS OF THE COMMUTATOR? it is cheap, easy to use, heat resistant, an effective insulator, vibration resistant...what is your thinking on this? THANX TEXT BOOK DON'T HAVE THAT ANSWER.

### Psychology

Change your thinking(Title of my reseach paper) How do I plan to support my thesis with compelling arguments and counterarguments. My thesis statement is," Even though we experince situation that demonstrate this simple principle- the way we think determines the we feel".

### Physics ideal gases

Would someone check my thinking please. PVT of an ideal gas (nitrogen) are all given. I've used PV=nRT rearranged to get the number of moles. Then, U= 3/2nRT to get the internal energy of the sample. Am I on the right track? Thanks.

### To Laura: Research Writing

I've removed your post for two reasons. 1. You've referred to unknown materials. 2. You've given us no indication of your thinking on this complex assignment. Please note that the Jiskha Homework Forum does not do homework, nor are we connected with any school or college.

### Marketing-please help!!!

Audience Objections – Identify the reasons why your target(Seniors-age over 65) audiences may not be currently buying Wii games like thinking games such as puzzle scrabbles and so on? What obstacles does your plan need to overcome?

### Really Confused

About the Trading posts...HBC and NWC. Why were many posts of the rival companies placed next to each other? This is so confusing. I am thinking that it might be for business matters, but I would like the whole thing please. And no sites, since they do not help me.

### Thinking Critically

Identify the premises and the conclusion I know there’s a chance this guy might be different, but the last person we hired from Alamo Polytech was a rotten engineer, and we had to fire him. Thus I’m afraid that this new candidate is somebody I just won’t take a chance on.

### AP Prep World history

Can someone please help me write a comparison essay on the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty? I need 2 similarities (paragraphs) and 2 differences (2 more paragraphs). I was thinking for a similarity that both empires were attacked by Germanic tribes.

### Chemistry

How many moles of nitrate ions are present in 24.0mL of a 2.93M solution of potassium nitrate? I'm thinking this is some form of unit conversion problem I know that M= molarity which is mol/L how ever I am confused on how to set this up and input information or if I'm on the ...

### data analysis- math

Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased now that they have a new machine. The factory examined the records for a random sample of 8 hours over the past month. The hourly production rates for...

### Algebra

Need help plz. Don't really get this "reversing the digits" What is this really called in math language? Prob:Find the product of 32 and 46. Now reverse the digits and find the product of 23 an 64. The products are the same. Does this happen with any pair of two digit numbers...