# Critical Thinking/Math

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### English

Which is correct? This is a sample: it was made up in three seconds. This is a sample: It was made up in three seconds. Also, how many spaces should go between the colon and the next word? I was thinking two, since the clause after the colon is independent, but I'm not sure. ...

### microeconomics

7. For each of the following situations, decide whether the bundle Lakshani is thinking about consuming is optimal or not. If it is not optimal, how could Lakshani improve her overall level of utility? That is, determine which good she should spend more on and which good ...

### Algebra 1

The architect must factor several trinomials the are of the form x2- mx + n, where m & n are whole numbers greater than zero. She wonders if any of these trinomials factor as (x+a)(x+b), where a > 0 and b < 0. Is this possible? Why or why not? I do not understand how to ...

### Chemistry Help!!!

How will the osmotic preassure of an aqueous solution change as evaporation occurs? A.The osmotic preassure will increase. B.The osmotic preassure will not change. C.The osmotic preassure will decrease. D.The osmotic preassure will increase or decrease until it equals the ...

### Math

Four girls bought a boat for $60.00. the first girl paid-one half the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. The second girl paid one-third the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. The third girl paid one-fourth the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. How much did the ...

### communications100

Select the phrase below that uses the least biased language: 1.When greeting your new boss, be sure and shake his hand. 2.The linguists received their training at Oxford. 3.Mankind should celebrate this invention. 4.Due to the bravery of the fireman, the young child was ...

### english

Which word would best describe speaker's attitude toward person she is address in the song? Did you have to do this? I was thinking that you could be trusted Did you know to ruin what was shiny? Now it's all rusted Did you have to hit me, where I'm weak? Baby, I couldn't ...

### Chemistry

Vinegar is a dilute solution of acetic acid. In the titration of 5.00 mL of vinegar, 39.75 mL of 0.137 M sodium hydroxide solution was required to neutralize the vinegar to a phenolphthalein end point. Calculate each of the following of the vinegar. (a) the molarity : I got 1....

### social studies

Pookie is listening to music through headphones so that no one else can hear it. When Pookie's sister walks into the room, he says, "Sissy, do you like this song?" even though she cannot hear the music. Pookie's question indicates that he engages in which kind of thinking? A. ...

### physics

A negatively charged balloon sticks to a wooden door. However, an uncharged balloon does not stick to a wooden door. What is the nature of the charge on the wooden door? A. Electrically neutral B. Positively charged C. Conductor D. Lacking protons I am thinking it is A or B?

### Anatomy/Physiology

Structurally, what is the difference between the dermis and epidermis? A. The epidermis is thicker. B. The dermis contains more types of tissue. C. The dermis is mostly of dead skin cells. D. The epidermis consists of mostly adipose cells. I'm thinking b or c.

### Chemistry

A compound contains only potassium and iodine. A sample weighing 12.3 g of this compound contained 2.90 g of potassium. How many grams of iodine would there be in another sample of this compound containing 9.56 g of potassium? Do I find the mol of each (12.3 g, 2.90 g) or am I...

### Statics

You wish to test whether or not a coin is fair, so you toss it 400 times and obtain 220 heads. Test the null hypothesis that the coin is fair and balanced against the alternative that it is not fair and balanced. Use the 1% significance level. Be sure to identify the null and ...

### heat

a silver bar 0.125 meter long is subjected to a temperture change from 200 degree celsius to 100 degree celsius. What will be the lenght of the bar after the temperture change? I will be happy to critique your thinking and/or work on this question. Please post it.

### chemistry

continued from before.... the question was what are three chemical characteristics and ten physical characteristics so then would i have to say something like -when iron rusts or -sugar burns or something like that i was thinking that would just be a chemical reaction not a ...

### College Physics

A cable attached to a block of mass 16.35 kg pulls the block along a horizontal floor at a constant velocity. If the tension in the cable is 9.36 N, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the floor? not sure how to do this one ... I am thinking I use...

### As physics

How do you calculate the braking distance? driver reaction time=0.6s initial speed of car=30ms-1 speed*2= distance*4 Please show all the steps and the equations you used in words the question states initial speed*2 is equal to = distance*4 If you need thinking distance it is ...

### Early Child Ed. -Please help!

Would you please check these questions and my answers? The first question is pretty tricky- but its talking about transitions during early childhood services. 1. Transition planning for children with special needs should focus primarily on: A. maintaining continuity of ...

### Math

What are the solution sets of the following 3 problems,the square root of x squared + 3x = x-3, the square root of 3x + 10 = x + 4 and finally the square root of 8x - 2 = the square root of 2x? Help much appriciated. I will one as an example. sqrt(3x + 10) =x+4 I hope that is ...

### torque

what happens to torque where force is applied? what happens to torque when force is moved from axis of rotation? what happens to torque when d changes? I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.

### Accounting

If you are thinking about buying common stock in a company and the company has preferred stock outstanding, what do you want to know about that preferred stock? And where will you find that information?

### business communication

Which of the following best describes these sentences from a congratulations message? Heartiest congratulations on being named plant manager of Maxell Industries. I am certain that you richly deserve this promotion, and I am sure that you are now thinking of expanding your ...

### English

In "The Canterbury Tales" Chaucer uses the pilgrimage primarily as a device to ___________. A.emphasize the characters' religious aspirations B.frame the stories told by individual characters C.describe the rigors of medieval life D.create a vivid and realistic setting B,C and...

### Social Studies (Ms. Sue)

8. Of the following choices, which ones influence the emergence of opposing political parties? Select all that apply. (There are 2 right answers) Mounting pressure from Britain to further establish government Increase in the distribution of newspapers Differences in opinion on...

### math,help

Can someone explain to me the reasoning involved in each step when simplifying the fraction 42/56. I had this question wrong in my previous exam...I don't know what i was thinking when answering it......but i like to know what was the actual responce for it....thanks ...:-) I ...

### algebra

what is the perimeter of a square with sides that are sqrt3 + sqrt5 on every side? what is the area? not perimeter area= (sqrt3 + sqrt5 )(sqrt3 + sqrt5 ) Multiply it out. I will be happy to critique your thinking and work.

### Chemistry

"Find the total energy lost by the contents of a Styrofoam picnic cooler when a 3.60 kg block of ice placed inside the cooler completely melts (at 0 Celsius). The ice had an initial temperature of -10.00 Celsius." (Answer is 1.27*10^3 kJ). I was thinking of using q=mct, but I ...

### Physics

If I have a diagram of Kepler's laws of planetary motion and it shows change in t1 larger than change in t2 and A1 larger than A2 and asks the question: which of the following is correct? 1.A3 = A3 2.change in t3 > change t3 3.if change t3 = change in t2, then the orbit is ...

### college physics

Consider a projectile that is thrown upward at an angle between 10 and 80 degrees from the horizontal, when are the acceleration and velocity vectors perpendicular to each other? (Only consider the motion during free fall.) a) nowhere b)at the highest point c)the launch point ...

### Intro to comp.

A business has just hired you as an IT consultant. They are interested in cloud computing to provide supplementary power during the Christmas Season when demand for online products skyrockets. Which type of cloud computing would be Ideal? A Network as a Service B Platform as a...

### Math

^=exponents /= divide So I am not sure how to do this. It is an example in my book but I still don't get it. Can you work through ti so I can do my real work. (-1^2+-1^-2)^-1 (-1^2+-1^-2)^-1 = First, do work within the parentheses. -1*-1 = 1 and -1-2 = 1/(-12) = [1+(1/(-12...

### Chemistry

The initial concentration for the compounds involved in the reaction shown were determine to be [CO]=1.80, [CL2]=9.70; [Cl2CO]=0. Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant (Kc) at 527C, if the equilibrium concentration of CO was 1.05E-3. CO(g) + CL2(g) <--> Cl2CO(g...

### Calculus

How do I find the critical values? y= 4/x + tan(πx/8) What I did is I simplified it to y= 4x^-1 + tan(πx/8) then I took the derivative y'= -4x^-2 + (π/8)(sec(πx/8))^2 Then I simplied it y'= -4/x^2 + (π/8)(sec(πx/8))^2 then I found a common ...

### To Desire

Your posts have been removed, mainly because you have given absolutely no thought to how you'll solve those problems in your assignment. In the future, please remember these things: 1. This is a homework help website; please put your subject (math, science, English, or ??) in ...

### Dr.Bob - about your post to a previous question

For that question by Josh on the second page I reviewed what you did and am confused to how you found the g excess reagent (NH3) I posted a response to what I found when I helped Josh with the problem. Could you please take a look at it and check my thinking on the problem ...

### environment

i need to write a letter to the environmental defense fund about an environmental issue..... any ideas on what i can write about? i was thinking about writing about how there needs to limits on how much Co2 can enter the environment....but it seems kinda hard to find ...

### phsyics

I was wondering what the difference in current would be in one full extension cord versus several extension cords (which equal the same length as the first) attatched together? I was thinking there would be more resistance when the current goes from one cord to another but I'm...

### Calculus Please Help4

Consider the area between the graphs x+2y=9 and x+6=y^2. This area can be computed in two different ways using integrals First of all it can be computed as a sum of two integrals as integral f(x)dx from a,b + integral g(x)dx from b,c I got a=-6 b=3 c=19 but what does f(x)=? g(...

### algebra

Find the two consecutive odd integers such that 5 times the first integer is 12 more than 3 times the second. can some explain to me how to get this i was thinking the formula would be ' 5x+12=3x No, that's not it. The second integer is x+2, since it is "consecutive" and also ...

### critical thinking

what factors may influence the credibilty of a source? These sites may give you some ideas. http://209.85.165.104/search?q=cache:6tC4FIzTIy4J:www.coastal.edu/writingcenter/wcdocs/credibility.pdf+source+credibility&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=4&gl=us&ie=UTF-8 http://www.kevinhogan.com/...

### small business management

Which one of the following may be the least valuable source of advice when you're researching the market for your new business? A. Online attorneys who offer 24/7 Web site service B. Other business owners with similar businesses C. Local attorneys who specialize in business ...

### Jarad

The tortoise ran slowly and steadily to win the race. to win the race -----is the infinitive phrase I am thinking tortoise ran for what I am saying the phrase is used as noun

### NSU, Finite Math

Problem Solving:Using the Binomial Formula: P(x)=(nCx)pxqn-x A Dozen Eggs An egg distributor determines that the probability that any individual egg has a crack is .014. a)Write the binomial probability formula to determine the probability that exactly x of n eggs are cracked...

### english

Which of the following is not true of an epic? a. it is a long narrative work b. it embodies the values of a culture c. the story is written in either Latin of Greek but translated into English d. the hero is presented as someone who can perform remarkable feats i'm 100% sure ...

### chilcare

Barry seems to do things without thinking. He has a great deal of trouble waiting for things , and he frequently leaves his small group and interrupts other . Which exceptionality most closely resembles Barry's behavior? A Rett's disorder B Autism C Asperger's disorder D ...

### Translation with vectors

Thanks for reading this! A triangular prism has vertices at A(2,-1,-1) B(2,1,4) C(2,2,-1) D(-1,-1,-1) E(-1,1,4), and F(-1,2,-1)? This question has two parts: 1 - Which image point has the coordinates (-3,2,1) after a translation using the vector <-5,1,3> I'm thinking it'...

### social impact on technology

The article "Young at Risk" purposes that the young of humans and animals are more vulnerable to chemical pollutant exposure due to all of the following reasons except that: A. their brains are less sensitive than those of mature humans and animals. B. the young et and breathe...

### Physics

A car is driven at a constant speed of 21 m/s (76km/h) down a road. The car's engine delivers 52 kW of power. Calculate the average force of friction that is resisting the motion of the car. My thinking: Convert 52 kW to 5200 W. Force of friction = force applied because there ...

### Cultural diversity

What are some similarities and differences between you and the people who are in leadership positions in your community? If you could resolve any inequities within your community, what would you change? How and why? Which main concepts from the text relate to race? I will be ...

### science

Do experimental measurements give the true value of a physical quantity? explain. ~I say no it doesn't. But why that is is up to debate on my part. I think that it doesn't give the true value because there is always a source of error and also varying factors such as ...

### biology

I have to write an essay on about why organ donation should be mandatory in Canada. I need help thinking of arguments. Some that I have thought of are: 1. there is a shortage of organs for transplants 2. it improves the life of the recipient 3. After death organs can be of use...

### the exceptional child

physical disabilities affect young children's learning because: a.physical disabilities always affect thinking. b.cerebral palsy gets progressively worse. c. physical therapy takes time away from learning. d.their learning is primarily activity-based.

### Statics

You have a stainless steel hollow rod (E=193GPa,ν=0.29) that has an inner radius r of 1.2cm, a wall thickness t of 0.7mm, and a length L of 5cm. Calculate the critical loads, in kN, for local buckling and Euler bucking (Pcr,local and Pcr,Euler, respectively). Which would ...

### Chemistry

Explain the significance of positive and negative values for each thermodynamic quantity in the free energy equation. (enthalpy change, entropy change, and free energy change) I think this is something you can find in your text/notes. If not, explain what you don't understand ...

### Algebra

To solve the system of equations, which expression could be substituted for x into the first equation? 3x-5y=14 x+4y=10 a)10-4y b)4y+10 c)(1/4)x+(5/2) d)(-1/4)x+(5/2) I have another problem just like this one so if you could explain how to solve this one I can (hopefully) ...

### Writing a paper.

I need help with thinking of points for a long paper I need to write, i'm trying to get as many ideas as I can, so any help is greatly appreciated. Basically i'm looking for points on how humans are destroying the eart, for example, overpopulation,reducing our resources, and ...

### Teachers Aide/Language and other Barriers

8. In general, the best type of multicultural classroom materials are those that A. demonstrate stereotypes of other biased behaviors. B. can be used in a wide variety of ways. C. are unusual or unique items from foreign countries. D. are ordered from specialized multicultural...

### Maybe you know this one..

Heyy, I posted this before but it kinda got pushed down and ignored, and I was hoping maybe DrBob might have an idea since no one else did! 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 ...

### Algebra 2

an ice cream store has 31 flavors of ice cream and 10 toppings. A regular sundae has one flavor of ice cream, one topping, and comes with or without whipped cream. How many different ice cream sundaes can be ordered? I'm thinking 310 but how do i figure it out

### math

jen can run at 7.5 m/s and mary at 8.0 m/s. on a race track jen is given a 25 m head start, and the race eds in a tie. how long is the track? let x = distance run by jen. x + 25 = distance run by mary. time jen = d/r = x/7.5 time mary = d/r = (x+25)/8 Since they arrived at the...

### Chemistry

Which alcohol has the strongest intermolecular force of attraction? The weakest? Explain. A. 1-Propanol B. 1-Butanol C. n-pentane D. n-hexane E. methanol F. ethanol We shall be happy to critique your thinking. Hint: look at the hydrogen bonding from the alcohols (and hydrogen ...

### Chemistry

Devise a scheme for separating Al(NO3)3, AgNO3, Ca(NO3)2, and KNO3 from each other. The hint provided is to use the Ksp tables. Also, how could you isolate KNO3 from the solution in this question? How about using the Ksp tables and giving us your thoughts? We don't want to do ...

### History

During the 16th century protestent reformation, what was the relationship between the church and state? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protestant_reformation Let us know what you conclude, and someone here will be able to critique your thinking. =)

### physics :thinking check please

I think that: psi= A sin kx; is a solution to Schrodinger's time independent eqn for a particle confined: a) within an infinite pot well, and b) within the walls of a finite well;but psi= B exp(-kx) would only be a solution for outside the walls of a finite well. Am I close? ...

### Criminal Procedure

Which of the following is a relevant constitutional amendment in criminal procedure? a)The Fourth Amendment b)Fifth Amendment c)Sixth Amendment D)None of the above I'm thinking b Fifth; or even d) which would be the Fourteenth Amendment.

### Electromagnetic induction-check answers

Please check my answers: why does an iron core increase the magnetic iduction of a coil of wire? -I am thinking it has something to do with the voltage being increased. Will a cyclist coast farther if the lamp is connected to the generator on his bicycle is turned off? -I say ...

### Maths (Calculus)

A current i = 50sin 100πt mA flows in an electrical circuit. Determine, using integral calculus, its a) Mean Value b) RMS Value each correct to 2 decimal places over the range t = 0 to t = 10 ms I need to do this two way so I was thinking of using the trapezoidal rule and...

### English

I included the last sentences. I find it difficult to rephrase the author's description of the characters' personality. I'll include it in my next post. 1) He remarks that among (of?) all his daughters, Lizzy is his favourite because she is cleverer and livelier. Mrs Bennet is...

### Psychology

"It all happened for the best," "I would never have left that dreadful job if they had not laid me off," and "Yes, I miss mom's home cooking, but I am going to school and building my future." These are examples of: (Points: 5) avoidant coping. problem-focused coping. emotion-...

### Physics

If a 12v battery is in a circuit with two resistors. r1 and r2. R2 is 60ohms. A voltmeter measuring on either side of r2 gives a reading of 8v. Calculate the current in the circuit and the resistance of r1. Am I right in thinking the v = i/r 8 = 7.5 / 60 so the current is 7....

### health

Which of the following is true? A. It would take three to five hours to hydrate the body after a water loss of 3 percent. B. A critical time to replace bodily fluids is while exercising. C. Mild food ingestion during exercise increases water absorption from the stomach during ...

### Social

In the introduction, explaining the historical conditions or factors that led up to your report A) may be unnecessary, depending on the nature and length of your report. B) is unnecessary in internal reports. C) diminishes your credibility by wasting readers' time. D) is ...

### English

I have an article called ‘‘It would have been worse under Saddam:’’ Implications of counterfactual thinking for beliefs regarding the ethical treatment of prisoners of war” by Keith D. Markman , Nobuko Mizoguchi Matthew N. McMullen Can I take out the first names of ...

### Vertices - Reflections&Tranlations?

Thanks for reading this! A triangular prism has vertices at A(2,-1,-1) B(2,1,4) C(2,2,-1) D(-1,-1,-1) E(-1,1,4), and F(-1,2,-1)? This question has two parts: 1 - Which image point has the coordinates (-3,2,1) after a translation using the vector <-5,1,3> I'm thinking it'...

### Statistics and Probability

A research manager at Coca-Cola claims that the true proportion, p, of cola drinkers that prefer Coca-Cola over Pepsi is greater than 0.50. In a consumer taste test, 100 randomly selected people were given blind samples of Coca-Cola and Pepsi. 58 of these subjects preferred ...

### physics

hey guys i'm stuck on this one question and i need some help!! thanks, appreciate it..... one gallon of paint (volume=3.786 X 10^-3 m^3) covers an area of 25.0 m^2. what is the thickness of the paint on the wall?? could anybody please help guide me through this problem ...

### physics

The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...

### physics

The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...

### interview for teachers

do u consider spanish language difficult? why or why not? can u say at least 10 words in Spanish (words you know its meaning) the teacher said it could be less than 10 but i need to interview a teacher so i was thinking if any teachers here could answer the questions. also ...

### Math

in the center of the first sheep of graph paper, draw a figure with straight sides that will fit in a 15 by 20 block (the figure can be hard or easy so I was thinking of going with a simple rectangle). On the second sheet of graph paper draw the same figure with so that is ...

### Project Management

You’ve now assembled a small group of likely candidates for the dam PM job. What are the first five interview questions you will ask her/him? What would you like to find out about the candidate with each of these questions? If you ever expect to be a project manager yourself...

### Physics, Thinking check please

A 9v circuit charges a capacitor to steady state. Then the switch is opened. All resistance units in kilo-ohms: 2 rsistors, 20 and 40kO in parallel with a single 20 kO resistor. Total R is 3.33x10^4 Ohms. Am I close? If so, and the time constant is 1.6x10^-3 seconds, then is ...

### What is a good quote for Romeo and Juliet?

What is a good quote for me to explain that it is important to think before you act? In the play, Romeo and Juliet? Thanks -Allyson I was thinking of something between Romeo and Juliet themselves, it would be helpful in my essay. I've already searched google and couldn't find ...

### need creative picture

-A picture symbolizing somebody who worries a lot.. I was thinking of a scope like a sniper rifle -A picture symbolizing somebody who helps somebody find their identity -A picture symbolizing somebody who blames themself for another's death

### Maths

Nancy said, In my number, the hundreds are one more than the tens, the tens are one more than the ones. The sum of the digits is 6. What number is Nancy thinking of

### english

* I have a project to do for William Shakespeare, Were i have to make some sort of amusement park and i need help thinking of what rides i should put in my amusement park but those rides have to relate to Shakespeare in someway. Plz Help!

### Industries/ Comapnies

Hey I was wondering if you could help me compile a list of industries which the government plays a role (even if minimal) in terms of regulating competition as I will then need to choose one to write an essay on. So far I was thinking Ma Bell but I am not sure please HELP ME ...

### 9th grade

* I have a project to do for William Shakespeare, Were i have to make some sort of amusement park and i need help thinking of what rides i should put in my amusement park but those rides have to relate to Shakespeare in someway. Plz Help!

### CRT 205

My question is that I need to choose three fallacies Ad Hominen/Genetic Fallacy, Wishful Thinking, Argument from Popularity, Hasty Generalizing, Argument from Outrage, Straw man. Post Hoc, Red Herring/Smokescreen. Group Think Fallacy, Scare Tactics. provide an example of where...

### English

What character traits can be made out of this? "He was a gentlemen from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim." "And he was always quietly arrayed." And he was rich - yes, richer than a king- And admirably schooled in every grace:" I don't need an explanation. I'm ...

### ART PLS HELP

what id an example of bias in media A) a website that represents a controversial opinion as if it were fact***** B) A television news program that presents both sides of a particular issue C) A podcast expressing an authors opinion D) A blog about the history of the Civil War ...

### honors geometry

The triangle with vertices at A (-2, 2), B (-8, -1) and C (-8, -1) is reflected about the line y= 2x + 1. Express the coordinates of the reflection of A as an ordered pair. How do you set this problem up? Thank you. A neat way to check your thinking. Draw the system (triangle...

### microeconomics

In order to maximize profits or minimize losses, a competitive firm will produce at the point where MC = MR. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? * i am thinking that i would agree because firms have to reach a equilibrium to off set the losses and gains. *can you add...

### Physics-Please check

If I have a diagram of Kepler's laws of planetary motion and it shows change in t1 larger than change in t2 and A1 larger than A2 and asks the question: which of the following is correct? 1.A3 = A3 2.change in t3 > change t3 3.if change t3 = change in t2, then the orbit is ...

### reading

In 1984 by George Orwell, what do the 3 slogans (war is peace, ignorance is strength, freedom is slavery) mean? I would like to know what EACH suggests about the society. And how is the society able to get people to accept them as logical. I was thinking that they chose ...

### Qualitative Analysys

Write a ten to fifteen page paper that summarizes the concepts and 'laws of evolution' in your own words. Think about and give an example of something that evolved using each of the laws. Use the examples on each of the slides to get your thoughts started (but obviously do not...

### Language Arts

In "The Finish of Patsy Barnes" when Patsy saw Black Boy, his "heart was beating very wildly beneath his jacket" because he? A. Had never ridden in a race before B. Was thinking about his mother's illness. C. Feared his mother's reaction to his riding in the race. D. Had a ...

### Math

Shandel went to the County Fair this summer and was surprised to see a math game on the midway among the games of skill and chance. Picture of a Midway BarkerIn the game, the barker starts by thinking of a math rule or calculation. The player spins a number wheel to get her ...

### English 12 Literature

Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. According to Bede, what is true of Ireland? At the end of Morte d’Arthur, the narrator says he is not sure what happened to King Arthur. Some say he was buried by a hermit who was once the ...