# Critical Thinking/Math

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1. ### Math156

As a source the reporter uses a graph that states the average number of firearms per owner is 4.5. If the reporter created a headline that every person in the united states owns more than 2 firearms. Should the editor accept the headline ? I am thinking no, because it is not ...
2. ### Calculus (final question I promise)

1. Use calculus and algebraic methods to do a complete analysis (i.e., intercepts, critical points, intervals of increase and decrease, points of inflection, intervals of concavity, local maximum or minimum points) for each of the following functions and then sketch the graph ...
3. ### Physics

The temperature in an electric oven is 165°C. The temperature at the outer surface in the kitchen is 55°C. The oven (surface area = 1.6 m2) is insulated with material that has a thickness of 0.023 m and a thermal conductivity of 0.045 J/(sm°C). a) How much energy is used to...
4. ### Physics

Here's the question I'm currently working on... What initial kinetic energy must an α particle have if it is to approach a stationary lead nucleus to within a distance of 35.9 fm? So I looked up a couple of things I thought we need for this problem. I have the atomic ...
5. ### help

All right-thinking people will support the Board of Education's decision to destroy novels in the school libraries that are offensive to the moral standards of the community. If there were an epidemic of typhoid, the health authorities would be expected to do everything in ...
6. ### science

The nonmetals in Groups 6A and 7A ____. a. lose electrons when they form ions b. have a numerical charge that is found by subtracting 8 from the group number c. all have ions with a –1 charge d. end in -ate Check my thinking but I don't think the correct answer is listed. I ...
7. ### vsu homework assignment(i need help real bad)

Write a critical analysis by identifying and assessing the argument in the following passage. We in the rich nations are like the occupants of a crowded lifeboat adrift in a sea full of drowning people. If we try to save the drowning by bringing them aboard, our boat will be ...
8. ### Data analysis

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...
9. ### Data analysis

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...
10. ### history

i do not have a history book, and i have a worksheet that requires one, my school does not handout textbook, they only have textbooks in the class, so please help thank you if you do why was the us able to expand its war production so quickly after the attack on pearl harbor? ...
11. ### Statics

You suspect that, on the average, professional baseball players are older than professional football players. A random sample of 30 professional baseball players has a mean age of 28.8 years (assume ó = 4). A random sample of 40 professional football players has a mean age of...
12. ### English

Write 5 sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each. 1. Education "is very" (simple present tense) important in your critical role for financial success. 2. I'm "trying" (present progressive...
13. ### Statistics and probability

a sample of 500 drivers was asked whether or not they speed while driving. The following table gives a two-way classification: speed Never Speed totals male 222 78 300 female 128 72 200 totals 350 150 500 We wish to test whether gender and speeding are related at the 1% ...
14. ### TO REINY

I don\'t follow your thinking If the do, it is an easy problem. draw a line from the vertex through the two centres. Let the distance between the vertex and the centre of the smaller circle be x then the distance from the vertex to the centre of the larger circle is x+6 sin (...
15. ### English

Question 21 Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. Thinking about the English ...
16. ### Business Math

Juan Ramirez sells suits in a major department store on weekends. He earns a commission of 5 percent on the first ten suits, and if he sells more than ten, he earns an additional 3 percent on the additional suits. Last weekend Juan sold thirteen \$250.00 suits. What was his ...
17. ### Biology

Darwin was able to formulate his theory of evolution based on several facts. Which of the following facts was unavailable to Darwin in the mid-nineteenth century? Natural resources are limited. Individual organisms in a population are not alike. Characteristics are inherited ...
18. ### chemistry

unknown element X combines with oxygen to form the compund XO2. If 44.0 grams of element X combines with 8.00 grams of oxygen, what is the atomic mass of element X? X + O2 ==> XO2 8.00 g x (1 mol O2/32 g O2) = 0.25 mol O2. 44.0 g element X must represent 0.25 mol element X...
19. ### Business

What would you do if you were the employer of the individual who gave you poor service to increase the chances that you would recruit and select people would provide better service. Be specific and list at least three things I think the answer is 1. a Job description - to ...
20. ### Intro to Psychology

For each of the following descriptions, identify a possibLe underlying personality trait. 1) Jenny is described by her coworks as overly sensitive, critical, and impatient. Her family describes her as warm and supportive. 2) Matthew is describes by his coworkers as cold and ...
21. ### religion

Red(High) Yellow(Medium) Blue(Low) No Flag One of the things I have observed about religion is that it is subject to mass marketing. That is, religion, and I am thinking of no particular faith here, can sometimes be seen to sell itself to the public through the media. This is ...
22. ### science(chem)

A few questions. 1. What is the difference btwn crystalization and precipitation? 2. What will happen if you choose a solvent whose boiling point is higher than the melting point of the compound to be crystalized? 3. Generally describe how to predict solubility. 1. just ...
23. ### english --please help

What,if anyhting,is wrong with the following sentence. Being unable to type the letter,the boss fired me. A. PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SENTENCE B. COMMA SPLICE C. FRAGMENT D. DANGLER I AM THINKING THE CORRECT ANSWER IS (B)comma splice AM I CORRECT? IS THIS A DANGLER. Yes, it's a ...
24. ### chemistry

a student mixes 4 reagents together thinking that the solution will neutralize each other . The solution is mixed together are 50 ml of 0.100 M of HCL and 100 ml of 0,200 M of nitric acid 500 ml of 0.0100 M ca hydroxide and 200 ml of 0.100 M rubidium hydroxide . Did the acid ...
25. ### statistics

experience in investigating insurance claims show that the averagecost to process a claim is approximately normally distributed witha mean of \$80.new cost-cutting measures were started and a sampleof 25 claims was tested .the sample mean of the costs to processthese claims was...
26. ### Physics

Why are igloos made of ice, aren't they supposed to keep warm? Igloos are supposed to protect from the outside temperature and wind. I will be happy to critique your thinking. Igloos are made of ice in regions where no other building materials are available. They are much ...
27. ### english .... thinking question... please help!!

How do values and belief shape who characters are as individuals and influence their behavior? Our values and belief are strongly related and influence our behavior. It can bring to mind by certain communications or experiences. Our values therefore not only change at ...
28. ### question

You are a squad leader with the “Sapper” platoon, Special Troop Battalion, 3d Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. Your unit is deploying to Iraq to conduct operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. One of the critical tasks in preparation for your deployment includes ...
29. ### speech

I am looking for an attention getter for my imformative speech about dog-human communication, In the speech, I am going to be talking about verbal and non verbal dog behaviors and then how dogs repond to human verbal and non verbal behaviors. I was thinking some statistic but ...
30. ### Critical Thinking

Identify any example of fallacies in the following passage. Tell why you think these are fallacies, and identify which category they belong in, if they fit any category we’ve described. 1.Letter to the editor: “Andrea Keene’s selective morality is once again showing ...
31. ### English

I left out two sentences. In my next post I will include some of the objectives I'm thinking of including in my project. 1) The woman is wearing a low-necked (two-tone) polka-dot dress, a large blue (sugar cane blue?) boater (straw hat) on her head and a pair of stilettos. 7) ...
32. ### social studies

In Medieval Europe areas like England, France, the Papal States, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Byzantine Empire had a different leader. Why do you think Europe had no single government during the Middle Ages? So I was kind of thinking that maybe it was because the area was so...
33. ### accounting

Gross salary \$41,780 Interest earnings \$225 Dividend income \$80 One person exemption \$2,650 Itemized deductions \$3,890 Adjustments to income \$1,150 What would be reported as taxable income? Would I be correct in thinking that the only thing to be reported as taxable income ...
34. ### statistics

2. Betty, an employee of Shining Sun Daycare Center, read an article in Healthy Child Magazine saying that the average 3-year-old child is 37 in. tall. Betty works with 3-year-olds at Shining Sun, so later that week, she measured the height of each child who had just turned or...
35. ### english multiple choice

The crowd washed back sudden, and then broke all apart, and went tearing off every which way, and Buck Harkness he heeled it after them, looking tolerable cheap. I could 'a' stayed if I wanted to, but I didn't want to. Huck's words "but I didn't want to" are an example of: (A...
36. ### Marketing Management

As a market researcher for a cable television company seeking to determine the number of multi-dwelling buildings in a selected neighborhood, your best chance of acquiring this information quickly would be a. census information available on the Internet. b. the local Better ...
37. ### ethics

According to Kohlberg, the ability to think of ethical situations in the abstract is best evidenced by which of the following: a. Males are best suited to this. b. Males and females with higher education are best suited to this. c. Females are capable of achieving abstract ...
38. ### ethics

According to Kohlberg, the ability to think of ethical situations in the abstract is best evidenced by which of the following: a. Males are best suited to this. b. Males and females with higher education are best suited to this. c. Females are capable of achieving abstract ...
39. ### Physics - Waves

the question i need help answering or verifying is "which has the greatest amplitude, a crest or a trough, or are their amplitudes the same?" I'm thinking their amplitudes are the same meaning the highest point in a wave the crest has the same amplitude as the trough just the ...
40. ### Simple College Question

1.)Do you have to attend college in order to join the Army Or Navy? I truly don't know what I wanna be when I grow up so I've been thinking about join the Army Or Navy once I turn 19 or 18, & I was wondering Do I have to attend a college 1st before I can Join the Navy or Army...
41. ### PHYSICS ~so confused~

so i'm going to try my hardest to type this out. which of the following system of forces provides the block the highest net force? a.) 11N--->[box]<---71N b.) 405N--->[box]<---403N c.) 227N--->[box]<---153N d.) 22.7N--->[box]<---15.3N I thought this was...
42. ### microeconomics

Michelle has 200lbs of potatoes and 50 cchickens. James has 80lbs of potatoes and 40 chickens. what is Michelles opportunity cost of producing potatoes and opportunity cost of producing chickens? Same for James. Which person has an abosolte advantage in which activities? ...
43. ### Chemistry

Use appropriate chemical principles to explain why water droplets form on the outside of a beaker containing an ice bath. I was thinking: The ice bath causes the beaker temperature to decreases which in turn, cause the surrounding gas temperature to decrease. As the gas ...
44. ### business

Expand or reduce ? Mandy has a study for contracts at \$50,000, of which %7,000 is variable cost of supplies. She is currently charging \$20 per test She is thinking of lowering her price by 20% in hopes of rasiign current vol. of 10,000 tests by 15%. If she do, she expects her ...
45. ### stats

In a given situation, suppose H0 (null hypothesis) was not rejected at alpha= .02. Would H0 also be retained at alpha = .01? would H0 also be retained at alpha = .05? I'm thinking yes and can't tell. I agree If you did not reject Ho at P = .02, You would definitely not reject ...
46. ### Physics (checking my thinking)

2 spheres, of unequal masses, hang on strings and are touching. Sphere a is pulled back to the left, string taught, and released, hitting sphere B at a known velocity. Sphere B's post impact velocity is known, and to the right. i have to find A's post collision velocity. ...
47. ### Psychology Statistics

In a past class exam paper you have to complete a 2x3 mixed design ANOVA table, after that it asks what further tests should be done which i am unsure of - could someone please help? In another after completing a single factor ANOVA table it asks if this produces a signifcant ...
48. ### History

Please Help. I would like to ask if it would have been possible with out the prior development of the Enlightenment? For instance, if some of the main issues that troubled Martin Luther (such as the Catholic Church's practice of requiring "tributes" for pray and/or forgiveness...
49. ### Comm 100 college

Which of the following statements is true concerning finding similarities? 1. An accurate way to assess similarities is to focus on appearance and clothing. 2.Once you find similarities, you can assume the other person will have similar views on most issues. 3.It is important ...
50. ### Physics- check answer please

Would the answer be b)? diamond into air? A critical angle of 24.4 degrees applies to: a) light travelling from air into diamond b) light travelling from diamond into air c) light travelling from water into diamond d) light travelling from diamond into water
51. ### Statistics

A savings and loan association needs information concerning the checking account balances of its local customers. A random sample of 20 accounts was checked and yielded a mean balance of \$664.14 and a standard deviation of 235.29. Assume the data is normally distributed. Find ...
52. ### Physics

Hey I'm not sure how to solve this problem: An 1840 kg car is moving to the right at a constant velocity of 2.94 m/s. What's the netforce? What's the netforce if the car would be moving to the left? I'm thinking that the net force going right and the net force going left is ...
53. ### quick chemistry

A solid white substance A is heated strongly in the absence of air. It decomposes to form a new white substance B and a gas C. The gas has exactly the same properties as the product obtained when carbon is burned in an excess of oxygen. What is solid B most likely to be? a)...
54. ### English

Question 21 Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. Thinking about the English ...
55. ### communications

Which would be an appropriate way to use the DECIDE tool in response to research suggesting that there are differences between the way men and women communicate? 1.Define your communication goal regardless of the differences. 2. Not evaluate the differences because men and ...
56. ### Child Development Question--Plz Help!!

Using a notebook or log to itemize children's activities and ongoing behavior is an example of the _______ observational technique. A. experimental procedures B. time sampling C. journal D. modifications checklist I am thinking the correct answer is (C)journal or (B)time ...
57. ### measurements

A cone and a cylinder have the same volume and the same base radius. If you are given only the height of the cylinder, is it possible to figure out the height of the cone? If so, how would you figure it out? Am thinking yes, because if they are the same in volume then the ...
58. ### English title help!

I need help thinking up a title for my paper!! My paper is about contrast between passionate, youthful love and mature, steady love it is about the book "O Pioneers!" by Willa Cather.. Cather implies that passionate love is dangerous and unstable and is unlikely to lead to ...
59. ### social studies thinking works

When several stores in the same neighborhood sell the same video game system, what will likely happen? A. The price in the video game will increase B.the cost of production for video games will increase C.the price of video games will decrease** D.the supply of video games ...
60. ### English

For an essay for my honors English class, I am comparing the character of Roger Chillingworth to a knife. While I do have some ideas to write about, do you guys have any tips on ideas I could use? More importantly, to those who have read the book, what type of knife do you ...
61. ### plz plz plz help me with this problem!

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 ...
62. ### Chem

In the van der waals equation, the constants a and b are: 1)used to correct for the finite volume of gas molecules and the attractive forces between molecules 2)equal to each other for any real gas 3)used to correct for the difference between Celcius and Kelvin 4)equal to 1 ...
63. ### Statistics

Need help with these questions: I have already answered 27 out of the 30 accept these last three: 8. Given the significance level 0.01, the F-value for the degrees of freedom, d.f. = (7,3) is. A) 8.45 B) 27.67 C) 5.89 D) 14.62 9. One-way ANOVA is performed on three independent...
64. ### Chemistry

Which of the following statements are incorrect? 1) Gases are not included in the equilibrium constant expression. 2) Equilibrium constant can be increased by adding a catalyst 3) Large equilibrium constant favors reactants 4) Equilibrium is typically achieved in a very short ...
65. ### CHEM (DrBob222)

I had posted the question to that previous chem question, regarding Mo & V...they said that it should have been correct. What I am thinking that I was missing...must have been that I did not include 4s & then just not fill it. I had excluded it from my electron filling ...
66. ### Business Communication

Matthew interviews the director of computing services to get information for the company newsletter. What part of the writing process does this activity represent? (a) Planning (b) Editing (c) Getting feedback (d) Gathering I know its not (b) editing, for sure and I don't ...
67. ### chem

Calculate the pH of 0.20 M NaCN solution. NaCN ---> Na+ + CN- CN- + H20+ ---> HCN+ + OH- Initial conc. of CN- = 0.20 mol/L change = -x equillibrium = 0.20-x HCN equill. = +x OH equill. = 1x10^-7+x Ka= 6.2 x 10^-10 Kb = KW/Ka = 1x10^-14/6n2 x 10^-10 = 1.6 x 10^-5 1.6 x 10...
68. ### physics

Your friend weighs 145 lb. What is her mass in kilograms if she went to the moon where the acceleration of gravity is 1/6 that on earth? i know that her weight in newtons is 652.5, and that her mass in kilograms is 65.25, and that her weight in newtons if she went to the moon ...
69. ### Project Management

Crew Size: 2 Components, timing and sequencing - all times are in weeks: Components Time to Deliver Assembly Time Assembly Sequence Canopy 2 1 To fuselage after instruments Spinner 1 1 To engine after propeller Rudder 3 1 To fuselage after stabilizer Undercarriage 5 1 To ...
70. ### History

I have to write an essay on the legacy of the Enligntenment. Can any one provided me with websites for resources I need help Here is a good place to start: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_of_Enlightenment Notice the characteristics of the Age of Enlightment: the use of reason...
71. ### physics

I need some help with determining the equation for this problem. "The block of mass m is released from rest on the frictionless incline. After sliding a certain distance, it compresses a spring and comes to rest at a distance of y beneath its original position. How much energy...
72. ### English

Now since I have corrected those errors, and change some stuff in the 2nd par. could u go back and check my whole paper for spelling, commons, semi colon, period, subjust verb agreement,and make sure that everything is correct. I would really appreciate it. Help:Please change ...
73. ### Biology

hi! so for science we have to make an experiment on temperature. we have to base our experiment on the given materials (which include test tubes, aluminum foil, cotton, fan) i chose a fan and I'm thinking of doing an experiment on how the strength of wind affects body ...
74. ### MARKETING

1. Introduction – You need to work out what is the business scope of the company. That is what business are they in? 2. You will conduct an internal environment analysis – with a particular view to how well the company is placed to operate in another country. 3. You will ...
75. ### English

I left out the following sentences. Thank you. Where can I look for criticism on Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum"? 1) While he is thinking of his near death, he hears a sound of trumpets and the walls rush back. General Lasalle has entered Toledo with his army and stopped the ...
76. ### Algebra II Help

4) The function f(x)=2(3)^x represents the growth of a dragonfly population every year in a remote swamp. Rose wants to manipulate the formula to an equivalent form that calculates seven times a year, not just once a year. Which function is correct for Rose’s purpose and ...
77. ### bio

Supercoiling of DNA can occur (choose all that apply): A. when double stranded DNA is overwound B. when double stranded DNA is underwound C. when double stranded DNA is heated above it's Tm D. when DNA is treated with nucleases and Generally, cellular DNA is: A. Slightly ...
78. ### Physcial Science

How can I apply Newton's First and Second Law to walking? I'm thinking the 1st, is the muscles would apply an unblanced force to make us move? Second-if we're walking and the mass of our body is 130 lbs and we're accelerating at 4 miles per hour, then the force necessary to ...
79. ### English

How does an individual struggle to gain freedom against the restraints of society? How should I answer this essay question? Could you direct me on how to answer this essay question? I was thinking about how individuals rebel against society to gain freedom, but I think this is...
80. ### Mass Communication Studies

Consider the issue and implications of intentional news media bias. Why are large segments of the American news media audience either unable or unwilling to be better critical media consumers? Is it OK for Fox News network to do what it does – even while claiming loudly that...
81. ### world civilizations

Regarding trade and social change in Africa, which statement is true? A. The West Africa Squadron succeeded in obstructing about 30 percent of the African slave trade. B. The most important development in West Arica before European conquest was reliance on exporting salt. C. ...
82. ### geography

What are the two most dominant economic activities in the arid climate of South Asia? Explain why. I have read over all my notes, the section in the textbook dedicated to South Asia, looked at several maps indicating different factors, and Googled this question, but which two ...
83. ### functional design

I am doing a power point of functional design for health care and am having trouble as this design is best used in small organizations but we are not doing a organization(like nursing homes or small offices) so what can i put for bullets in my slide for functional design with ...
84. ### English- Mr Pip

I'm thinking of ideas for my Mr Pip ideas and a theme I came across was lies and lying in the book. I would really appreciate it if you could give me some more examples of lies in the book that I can review. Thanks! What I have so far (Spoilers): -Mr Watts says that he is Pip...
85. ### Science -- Explaination on Heat Capacity?

I need some1 to explain heat capacity to me because the way my lesson is teaching it is EXTREMELY confusing!! A simple explanation would be nice! Dumb it down 4 a 7th grader!!!!! If you could use the following question in the explanation, that would be great because this is y ...
86. ### Bioprocessing

A continuously operated 1000 liter CSTR is used for production of biomass from glucose provided by the feed (feed rate of 100l/h and glucose concentration of 10 g/l). The bacteria show Monod type growth with a maximal specific growth rate of 0.4/h and an affinity towards ...
87. ### English

I come from Germany so my English is not the best... I would be really happy, if someone could read and correct this text about private schools.. it's urgend In general I think a private school isn’t a good idea and I really want to query whether the visit of such kind of ...
88. ### Chemistry

Is this always true, sometime true, or never true? The orbitals of a principal energy level are lower in energy than the orbitals in the next higher principal energy level. -I'm thinking sometime true but I can't figure out how to explain why it sometime true. Thanks
89. ### Psychology

I need to write a paper regarding a social injustice, but I can't think of any good ideas. I was thinking maybe the fact that people today feel like they need to pay reparations to modern Blacks because their ancestors were slaves is a social injustice, but I don't really know...
90. ### accounting

Please let me know if I'm right!! I made the following errors in counting its year-end physical inventories: 2001 \$ 60 overstatement 2002 \$108 understatement 2003 \$90 overstatement t I'm thinking the entry to correct the accounts at the end of 2003 is Retained Earnings \$48 ...
91. ### marketing

a manufacture of drinks, wants to add packaged fruit juices to its existing product line. the manufacturer needs to make some decisions regarding packaging and branding of the fruit juices. these decisions would fall under which variable of the marketing mix? a. product b. ...
92. ### statistics

Determine the sample size needed in order to be 95 percent confident the p, the sample proportion of HD television sets that last at least five years without a single repair, is within 0.03 of , the true proportion of sets that last at least five years without a single...
93. ### finance

An investor is thinking about buying some shares of Computer Engines, Inc., at \$60 a share. She expects the price of the stock to raise to \$100 a share over the next 3 years. During that time, she also expects to receive annual dividends of \$3 per share. Given that the ...
94. ### Computational Thinking

Anybody Help on this:The Daily Gazette accepts classified ads in several categories. For most ads, the newspaper charges 10 cents per word for the first 50 words, and 8 cents per word for every word after that. Design a flowchart or pseudocode for a program that accepts data ...
95. ### German

Choose the correct word order for the multiple verbs. "You have to go to school today." (familiar) Musst du heute in die Schule gehen. Du musst gehen in die Schule heute. Du musst heute in die Schule gehen. Du gehst heute in die Schule müssen. I'm thinking that it's B or C ...
96. ### case management

what are some similarities and differnces of case management in the community setting and in the managed care environment. As i see it, Case management has become a critical element in a community focused mental health system. Case management in the community is based on ...
97. ### Health (Ms. Sue)

Explain how someone might appropriately deal with a midlife crisis. A: Someone could appropriately deal with a midlife crisis by exploring and sharing their feelings by either trusting a friend or seeing a therapist, by reevaluating and thinking of what their life goals can be...
98. ### chemistry

A student mixes 4 reagents together thinking that the solution will neutralize each other . The solutions are mixed together are 50 ml of 0.100 M .hydrochloric acid 100 ml of 0.200 M of nitric acid 500 ml of 0.0100 M calcium hydroxide and 200 ml of 0.100 M of rubidium ...
99. ### Elem. Ed.

Which requires a child's coordination with speech and movement? A. puppet play and storytelling B. finger plays and flannel boards C. flannel boards and storytelling D. finger plays and puppet play I am thinking (A) puppet play and storytelling, but not real sure. Please,help!
100. ### Statistics

A telephone company's records indicate that private customers pay on average \$17.10 per month for long-distance telephone calls. A random sample of 10 customers' bills during a given month produced a sample mean of \$22.10 expended for long-distance calls and a sample variance ...