# Critical Thinking/Math

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1. ### maths

find the roots of the equation X(square)+7x equal to 0.(b)write down the equation whose roots are -2 and 5. I will be happy to critique your thinking. Write the equation, and solve. In the second, hint: (x+2) is one factor.
2. ### LANGUAGE A

I have to write an editorial and I am thinking of using the word covetous for the title. is this an okay title? "Covetous Desire for Power" or can you suggest any other title i can use that relates to the need of having power
3. ### Math;Pre-Algebra

My cousin Robert was pushed into a pool. The pool was 6 feet Wide and 10 feet deep. The pool had soft walls. How did my Cousin Robert Emerge from the pool? Ans__________ Hint- We do not know if it's filled with water or not. It is a round pool. It is a ground pool.It has no ...
4. ### Statistics

in a medical examination, 300 people undergo a height measurement and was found out that the average height of all are 150cm. if the standard deviation is 19, find the number of people that fall under the given conditions: a)with the height less than 132cm. b)with height from ...

Please help need some ideas for my speech I want to do being trapped in a fairytale. I have some ideas but am looking for some funny ones. I am thinking of using snow white, cinderella,three little pigs and maybe hanzel and gretal. Thanks.
6. ### calculus

1) Integrate Cos^n(x) dx 2) Integrate e^(ax)Sinbx dx 3) Integrate (5xCos3x) dx I Will be happy to critique your thinking on these. 1) Derive a recursive relation. 2) Simplest by replacing sin(bx) by Exp[i b x] and taking imaginary part at the end. 3) First integrate sin(yx) ...
7. ### science

I am currently learning about respiratory system in anatomy and this question is not very clear to me: moves from blood to alveoli: _______ moves from alveoli to blood: ________ I am thinking it may be carbon dioxide and oxygen respectively, but I am not too sure. Please help!
8. ### gnozahs

I removed about ten questions you posted this morning. There was no indication of what you had done, what your thinking was, or what you wanted from us. We are not going to do homework for you. If you want hints on these calculus questions, say so, or ask what you want. Just ...
9. ### statistics

Your friend is thinking about buying shares of stock in a company. You have been tracking the closing prices of the stock shares for the past 90 trading days. Which type of graph for the data would be best to show your friend?
10. ### Physics Help

A projectile is fired at an upward angle of 60 degrees with a speed of 100m/s. It lands on a plateau 150m higher. What is the projectile's speed the moment before it strikes the plateau? I'm thinking to just use the kinematic equation Vf^2= Vi^2 + 2aΔy. Am I correct?
11. ### pre-algebra

Justin wants to use 376 ft of fencing to fence off the greatest possible rectangular area for a garden. What dimensions should he use? What will be the area of the garden? A. 89 x 99; 8811 ft B. 92 x 96; 8832 ft C. 94 x 94; 8836 ft D. 93 x 95; 8835 ft thinking the answer is d...
12. ### Critical Thinking

Nick is chief engineer in a phosphate fertilizer plant that generates more than 1 million tons per year of gypsum, a waste collected in a nearby pile. Over many years, the pile has grown into a mountain containing 40 million tons of waste. There is little room at the present ...
13. ### Math

if x is an even number, what is the quotient of the next greater even number divided by the next greater odd number? i have no idea where to even start with this problem. i would really appriciate some help. Thanks! What can make me studdy harder? hey tabby you put your ...
14. ### math

Define variables and write a system of equations for each situation. Solve using substitution. Suppose you are thinking about buying one of two cars. Car A will cost \$17,655. Youn can expect to pay an average of \$1230 per year for fuel, maintenance, and repairs. Car B will ...
15. ### English - Macbeth

I have a little trouble understanding my essay question. This question is: Is Macbeth a tragic hero according to the classical definition of the term or is he merely a monster? Does Shakespeare succeed in creating sympathy for Macbeth? To repsond to this question in an essay, ...
16. ### Earth & Space Science

Could someone please tell me what do you do in this class. I'm going to be a senior next year [High School] , & thinking of taking this class. And also if someone could tell me where to find notes for that class. THANK YOU!
17. ### Vectors/Scalars?

is (u dot v)dot (a dot c) a scalar quantity or vector quantity? What's the difference? (I'm thinking scalar since it has no direction and it only has magnitude.)
18. ### Algebra

How many 1ft tiles are needed if the perimeter is 172 ? The rectangle is 60 x 26 !! So I took 60x2 + 26x2 =172 I'm thinking bc the tiles 1ft square so 172
19. ### Chemistry

Heyy, okay I have this question about chemistry and its driving me nuts. It feels like I am so close but am just missing something. The question is: A vessel of 6.84 L in volume contains 3.61 L of pure water at 25°C. A partial pressure of 3.67 atm of CO2 is quickly injected ...
20. ### statistics.. URGENT!! PLZ!!

The margin of error is: a. the difference between the point estimate and the true value of the population parameter b. the critical value times the standard error of the estimator c. the smallest possible sampling error d. none of the above Complete the following sentences ...
21. ### Math - Absolute functions

A delivery business plans to serve three towns on a stretch of highway. For every trip they make to town A, which we'll place at position x=0, they expect to make two trips to town B (at position x=1) and 3 trips to town C (at position x=4). If they build their delivery centre...
22. ### physics

A cup with refractive index n2 = 1.8 has outer radius b = 6.0 cm and inner radius a = 4.0 cm. It is filled with a liquid with refractive index n3 = 1.3. In the surrounding medium with n1 = 1.0,a ray of light travels along a trajectory that is at a perpendicular distance y from...
23. ### physics

A cup with refractive index n2 = 1.8 has outer radius b = 6.0 cm and inner radius a = 4.0 cm. It is filled with a liquid with refractive index n3 = 1.3. In the surrounding medium with n1 = 1.0,a ray of light travels along a trajectory that is at a perpendicular distance y from...
24. ### physics

A cup with refractive index n2 = 1.8 has outer radius b = 6.0 cm and inner radius a = 4.0 cm. It is filled with a liquid with refractive index n3 = 1.3. In the surrounding medium with n1 = 1.0,a ray of light travels along a trajectory that is at a perpendicular distance y from...
25. ### Strategic

how critical do you think having a mission statement is relative to the overall success of an organization My frank opinion is that there is little correlation between having a mission statement and the success of an organization; however, I don't think that is the opinion of ...
26. ### Science

Could you please help me with this question; Scientists in the future hope to land a mannea spacecraft on Mars in order to survive on this planet problems associated with lack of air, water, food and shelter must be faced. Select 2 of these problems and describe how you think ...
27. ### chem

What would be the effect of raising the temperature and increasing the carrier gas flow rate on the ability to resolve two closely spaced peaks in gas chromatography? -I was thinking that the width or the maximum peak of each curve will change since the retention time is ...
28. ### english

We must not squander our power, helplessly and ignorantly, squirting half the house in order to water a single rose-bush (1).” I was thinking that this quote means to focus on one thing at a time. Is there anything else I am missing from it. It's from Virginia Woolf; essay "...
29. ### To. Ms. Sue

Ms. Sue I have known that you're mostly aligned with the thinking of François-Marie Arouet. Whose pen name is Voltaire.I know that he was the most famous philosopher, who was against the church and for freedom of thought. He also believed that absolute monarchy was good for ...
30. ### mathematics

A spring with a mass of 4 kg has damping constant 28, and a force of 12 N is required to keep the spring stretched 0.5 m beyond its natural length. The spring is stretched 1 m beyond its natural length and then released with zero velocity. Find the position of the mass at any ...
31. ### english

Ive just watched the film mississippi burning and now i have to write an essay on the themes tolerance and prejudice. But i have no idea what i could write in the main body for the 3 paragraphs. i was thinking the way the blacks are treated and the racist views of the town? ...
32. ### English - Shakespeare

In "Othello" Desdemona is slapped by Othello in Act 4 Scene 1. Why soesn't she defend herself eventhough she's innocent? I was thinking that maybe she was just too stunned to do anything or maybe she thought that something was wrong such as he was ill or he was angry for being...
33. ### Writing

I need to write a personal anecdote that has some insight/wisdom/ or a lesson that's learned in it. I'm having trouble thinking of situations where a life lesson is learned and that someone could please give me examples. (The story doesn't have to happen to me personally; It ...
34. ### English

We sometimes find that we sit in front of a TV set without thinking anything. It is very important for us to select good TV programs. We must try to make the vest use of it. ------------------------ What does the word 'it' in the last sentence refer to? (Before this passage ...
35. ### Computers

When setting up a network, you should set up any computers running the Microsoft Vista operating system: first. last. only before any computers running Linux. The order does not matter. aboekhout20: im thinking its either aboekhout20: C or D
36. ### home economics

I have to make a cold dessert. I am thinking of making a trifle. I am not sure whether we will be able to heat the custard, can I use cold custard? Or is there something else I could use instead of custard. Any help would be good. Many thanks.
37. ### Project Management

What kind of project-scheduling tools are typically used in your Company to establish time phasing of project tasks? Are the tools effective? What kind of Project Management/Scheduling Tools would you recommend? Why? PERT, Critical path analysis are effective. lOB is not ...
38. ### Math

Every few days a student at a school will receive a souvenir such as a pencil or shirt. Every 24th day a student receives a souvenier. Every 56th day a student receives a souveiner and every 64th day a student receives a souvenier. Which student will be the first to have all ...
39. ### Elem. Ed.

Can you help with this question? Which would be the best answer? I am thinking (1) is the best answer. Am I right? Involving parents in children's health and safety education programs: 1. encourages consistency of information and practices. (or) 2. is conflicting because ...
40. ### Calc-Derivatives

I asked this before and did not get a response so I am trying again. (Note, I didn't know how to type the symbol for pi) What is the derivative of: 2pi^2r^4 would it simply be 8pi^2r^3? I was thinking the 2pi^2 is simply the equivalent of a constant in front of the r^4 and so ...

I asked "Show mathematically that to produce an image that is the same size as the object in a concave mirror, the object needs to be at twice the focal length from the mirror." and you answered: "1/o + 1/o=1/f 1/2f + 1/i=1/f 1/i=1/2f i=2f M=di/do= 2f/2f= 1 check my thinking...
42. ### Literature

i need help thinking of Criterion for my evaluative essay..i'm writing on a piece of literature..i need to write what criteria i'm going to use to evaluate the work.. i really need help with this..i need to come up with atleast 4 criterions and i'm stuck please give me some ...
43. ### parenting

what does this quote mean ''there comes a time when a woman needs to dtop thinking about her looks and focus her energies on raising her children. this time comes at the moment of conception. A child needs a role model, not a supermodel'' by astrid alauda
44. ### Calculus

How do I find the limit of (1+sin(pi times x))^(1/x) as x approaches 0? I tried using wolframalpha, but am unable to understand their steps. My thinking is that you set y=the limit and use L'hopital's rule a couple times. The answer I got was y=e^0--->y=1, but the answer ...
45. ### English

Does censorship stop good things from coming to their society? More Details: Any society. I need to draw a political cartoon or Fahrenheit 451 and I was thinking about doing something with someone blocking good tings from coming in. Would it work?

I want to buy a car with cash in 4 years. I have \$10,000.00 that I can invest today. I can get a bond earning 4%. How much will I have for the purchase? This is what I am thinking for an answer but not quite sure: N=4 years I=4% PV=10,000 for a total of 11698.59 Am I on the ...
47. ### english

Which is true of a literary argument? a. It should be impassioned in tone. b. It must be made by literary critics. c. It is a disagreement between two literary works. d. None of the above I am thinking the answer in D because a literary argument is making a claim and then ...
48. ### History

Which was not an impact of World War I? furthered industrialization of Western economies dismantling of European colonial empires instability in eastern Europe accelerated social transformation I said the answer is accelerated social transformation, but was also thinking it ...
49. ### college stat

Use the graphic to show the sampling distributions of means for the sample from Prison A (n=82) and the sample from Prison B (n=37). Mark the expected value of the mean and the standard units. Shade in the critical zone for alpha = .05.Locate each sample mean after you have ...
50. ### Writing skills

When you are told time after time that there are no jobs. And it is time for some creative thinking and acting. (1) jobs, or it (2) jobs, it (3) jobs, if it I pick #3
51. ### HCA

a 700- to 1,050-word paper that includes the following: • Describe the principles of verbal and nonverbal communication. • Explain which three principles you think are critical for effective communication. • Include at least one personal experience with a difficult ...
52. ### derivative am i right or wrong

what is the antiderivative of 1/(x^2-2x+2)? does antiderivative mean find the derivative of the function or integrate it. is the answer ln(x^2-2x+2) or is-2(x^2-2x+2)^-2. These are part of the multiple choices. antiderivative is the integral. so would the answer be ln(x^2-2x+2...
53. ### Geometry - Angle Construction

I need to construct a 75 degree angle. I was thinking I could get a 45 degree angle by drawing a right angle and bisecting it, but I'm not really sure on how to get a 30 degree angle. Am I going about this wrong?
54. ### PHYSICS, still cant get it

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 ...

What is an example of bias in media? a.) a website that presents a controversial opinion as though it were fact b.) a television news program that presents both side of particular issue <--- c.) a podcast expressing an author's opinion d.) a blog about the history of the ...
56. ### English

Which sentence should be edited to eliminate its cliché? A. The texture of the burlap was a cross between woven straw and a three-day beard. B. The family was immensely relieved when Great-Aunt Martha's condition progressed from "critical" to "it looks like she'll live ...
57. ### English

Which sentence should be edited to eliminate its cliché? A. The texture of the burlap was a cross between woven straw and a three-day beard. B. The family was immensely relieved when Great-Aunt Martha's condition progressed from "critical" to "it looks like she'll live ...
58. ### Algebra 2

A study investigated the job satisfaction of teachers allowed to choose supplementary curriculum for their classes versus teachers who were assigned all curricular resources for use in their classes. The authors of the study wanted to know if the two groups of teachers had ...

a basketball scout randomly selected 144 players and timed howlong eah player took to perform a certain drill. the times in thissample were distributed with a mean of 8 minutes. the populationstandard deviation was known to be 3 minutes. (a) find the critical value for a 95% ...
60. ### psychology

A newspaper advice columnist suggests that thinking can be voluntarily controlled and changed but that emotions are gut-level, biological reactions that can't be voluntarily controlled or modified. Use your knowledge of emotion research and theory to either support or refute ...
61. ### psychology

A newspaper advice columnist suggests that thinking can be voluntarily controlled and changed but that emotions are gut-level, biological reactions that can't be voluntarily controlled or modified. Use your knowledge of emotion research and theory to either support or refute ...
62. ### philosophy

I am to identify some of the features and values you associate with a just society. I want to write about affordable healthcare. Do you all think that this is a good topic. And how would I begin. I was thinking about addressing in terms of the Affordable Health Care Act. What ...
63. ### geography

The alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at... A) excluding the US from Latin America B) creating a Latin America Union C) inviting foreign investment from Asia D) improving ties with the European Union Can't find this anywhere.. ...
64. ### ELA

Which of the following would be an appropriate way to add variety to your sentences?       A. Make your sentences read like a spoken conversation. B. Use questions and answers together. C. Add personal anecdotes. D. Use more close-up words.  D is wrong. I am thinking B.
65. ### Physicssssss

At what rate must the cylindrical spaceship of Fig. 5-30 rotate (see Question 12 of the textbook), if occupants are to experience simulated gravity of g/6? Assume the spaceship's diameter is 44 m, and give your answer as the time needed for one revolution. I will be happy to ...
66. ### Chemistry

If I was to test a set of unkowns in each of the following categories (located below). What would be my best method to figure out the unknowns I was given? --I was thinking a flow chart starting with high/low conductivity, but I'm not sure where to go from there? K+ salts ...
67. ### psychology

Often called the "father of modern psychology," Wilhelm Wundt painstakingly examined the small pieces of behavior. He was not interested in personalilty mental disorders. He did study the cognitive elements of: a)thinking, perception, and consciousness b)hearing, vision, and ...
68. ### Critical thinking - Reed?

I have finished my assignment I and would like if someone could look it over and tell me if I'm really off on any points? (i) John will either score 10/10 on the assignment or he will not -Acceptable by observation (ii) David Johnston is Canada’s head of state -Acceptable by...

I have to write a term paper for two classes. the teachers are letting us students write only one but the topic has to be scientific. It is going to be 10-12 pages long double spaced. I was thinking Hydroponics but I am worried that I might get bored after 5 pages... Any ideas...
70. ### L.A.

is this a good beginning?!??! The movie, "Swing Kids", is not a light hearted, family film, but rather one that provokes deep emotions and thoughtful thinking within the viewer. This movie contains interesting information that shows the viewer how difficult it was for German ...

I need to write a research paper. I picked the economic impact of illegal immigration. I am having trouble figuring out what the independent, dependent, and control (if any) variables could be. I need to have at least one of each. I am thinking one variable is the economy from...
72. ### Science

#3) A person with trisomy 21 has an extra copy of chromosome 21. What happened during meiosis that caused the person to get three, instead of two, copies of chromosome 21? A) nondisjunction B) genetic recombination C) Binary fission D) Crossing Over I'm thinking that sounds ...
73. ### American Government

Which of the following is part of an issue network addressing education policy? A. an education reporter for the New York Times B. a lobbyist for the American Federation of Teachers C. the White House Chief of Staff D. the governor of California I have C and D eliminated. I'm ...
74. ### statistics

A sample distribution (closely approximating a normal distribution) of a critical part dimension has an average of 11.85 inches and a sample standard deviation of 1.33 inches. The lower specification limit is 11.41 inches. The upper specification limit is 12.83 inches. What ...
75. ### statistics

The population (in millions) and the violent crime rate (per 1000) were recorded for 10 metropolitan areas. The data are shown in the following table. Do these data provide evidence to reject the null hypothesis that ƒÏ = 0 in favor of ƒÏ ‚ 0 at ƒ¿ = .05? (Give your ...

Hi, can someone please tell me whether or not I have choose the correct answer for these three questions. 1. According to Gilligan, which of the following best describes male thinking? a. Males adopt a personal way of relating to moral issues. b. Males adopt an abstract way of...
77. ### Social Studies

Increased suffrage and the development of new political parties in the early 1800s indicate which of the following? A. Expansion of democracy B. Restriction of democracy C. Increase in the power of individual states D. Decrease in the power of individual power I'm thinking A or C
78. ### statistics

can anyone help me with this problem? a sample of n=9 indivividuals was selected from a normally distributed pop. with a mean of M=25 and a standard deviation of 6.a treatment was administered to the sample, and treatment , the nine individuals produced the following score: 36...
79. ### chemistry

whats thwe correct name for the salt with the formula CaI2 A.calcium diodide B. calcium iodine C.calcium iodide D. dicalcium iodine I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. calcium diodide
80. ### Prenatal question

In a newborn,as they growup, which do they learn to control last? fingers,hands,arms,or legs? I am thinking newborns as they grow up learn to control either the fingers or hands last. But not sure,please help.
81. ### geometry

A rectangular field is 64 m X 25 m. Shawn wants to fence a square field that has the same area as the rectangular field. How long are the sides of the square field? Please explain the thinking behind your solution strategy.
82. ### English

Can a gerund come at the end of a phrase? Like When you reach the crossing, try to avoid stepping on the stones in the pathway. I am thinking crossing is a gerund in the phrase. Stepping used as a verb.
83. ### Science

You have the most potential energy at the top of a hill. Where would you have the most kinetic energy? - I was thinking right before you stop rolling down the hill
84. ### Marketing

what is an example of a primary data source? A. Cost data B. A marketing information system C. Company files D. Website analysis I was thinking website analysis but, really not sure.
85. ### Chemistry

Give an example of one polyatomic cation and one polyatomic anion. Show how these ions combine to make a compound. My thinking: Cation-ClO Anion-K How they form, I don't know?
86. ### statistic

one of the major U.S. tire makers wishes to review its warranty for their rainmaker tire. The warranty is for 40,000 miles. The tire company beleives that the tire actually lasts more than 40,000 miles. A sample of 49 tires reveales that the mean number of miles is 45,000 ...
87. ### math

i have this question the population fucntion of bacteria is observed to be f(t)=C e^2t where C is some constant. if after one hour a scientist abserves the growth rate to be 744 bacteria/hour what was the initial bacteria population. i know that C is the inital bacteria ...
88. ### Geometry

Determine the vertices of rectangle ABCD, where AB = 2BC. a) rectangle ABCD A) (0,0) B) (8,2) C (_,_) D (_,_) So far I just found the midpoint of A and B and got (4,1) but i don't know what to do after that. THe slope is 1/4, so i was thinking of finding the point C with the ...
89. ### Socialogy and cultural diversity

Are Irish Americans considered a subordinate group in American History? I need to do a paper on a subordinate group and I was thinking of using Irish Americans.
90. ### physics

Sound waves in iron have a speed of about 5100 m/s. If the waves have a frequency of 400 Hz, what is their wave length? I am thinking it is 12.75 v/f 5100/400 is 12.75 m Is this correct. Thank you
91. ### Social Studies

Which of the following best shows the changing information control in China since the 1960s? A. Education is an important part of Chinese life. B. The government controls what newspapers can publish. C. Independent business owners can start new companies. D. Protesters and ...
92. ### Calc 1

The function C(m) = -.41m^2 + 6.7m - 44/ .7m represents Miles Traveled per lb. of CO 2 released as a function of speed(in MPH) for a hyundai Sontana. the domain of this function is [10,90]. A) calculate C'(m) B)find the critical points of C(m). C)Where does C(m) have global ...
93. ### Calc

A paper cup is to be designed in the shape of a right circular cone. It must have a capacity of 12 fluid ounces (1 fluid ounce = 1.80469 cubic inches) of soft drink but it must use a minimum amount of material in its construction. What should the dimensions of this paper cup ...
94. ### stats

The population (in millions) and the violent crime rate (per 1000) were recorded for 10 metropolitan areas. The data are shown in the following table. Do these data provide evidence to reject the null hypothesis that ƒÏ = 0 in favor of ƒÏ ‚ 0 at ƒ¿ = .05? (Give your ...
95. ### Physics

If a man has an average useful power output of 31 W, what is the minimum time, in s, it would take him to lift fifty 12.3 kg boxes a height of 2.3 m. i'm thinking i should find the work done then find power with p = work/time
96. ### Chemistry

I Posted this question the other day: A 1.00 g sample of enriched water, a mixture of H2O and D2O, reacted completely with Cl2 to give a mixture of HCl and DCl. The HCl and DCl were then dissolved in pure H2O to make a 1.00 L solution. A 25.00 mL sample of the 1.00 L solution ...
97. ### Intro to Psychology 1

A behaviorist is asked to evaluate five students in the second grade who exhibt impluse control problems.The behaviorist decides it is best initially to study them in the classroom without interferring with the behavior.This behaviorist is conducting _____ research. A.) survey...
98. ### Physics

What value of F can pull the 5.00 kg box at constant velocity up the incline plane if uk=0.25. uk is coefficient friction The force F must equal the component of weight down the plane added to the frictional force. The frictional force is uk*mg*cosTheta. We will be happy to ...
99. ### U.S. Government

A/An__________ is a citizen who is involved in the political process and only supports canidates who want to enact laws that would allow prayer in public schools. Is this a candidate activist or a issue activist? I'm thinking this is an issue activist, am I correct? I would ...
100. ### Physic

A wave pulse travels along a string at a speed of 160cm/s. Note that part a is independent and refer to changes made to the original string. Part A:What will be the speed if the string's tension is doubled? I was thinking that it should be 320...but i think its wrong..