Critical Thinking/Math

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psycholgy

Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400-word paper in which you reflect on a challenging experience that you have encountered in either a professional or personal environment that involved significant “thinking through” or reasoning. Be sure to address the following items: a. Describe ...

Dependability

You and two of your friends are working part-time for your father in his construction business. Your job is to assist the brick masons while they finish the front of a new office building. They are working from a scaffold which often has to be moved. Your job is to secure the ...

English

Can you please help me rephrase this paragraph taken from Chapter 5 of Virginia Woolf's "To the Lighthouse"? 1) Mrs. Ramsay has James stand so she can measure a stocking she is knitting against his leg. 2) It is a stocking for the lighthouse keeper's little boy. James fidgets ...

Calc help - check rest of answers, please?

4. Find the tangent line approximation, L(x), of f(x)=x^2/3 at x = 8. L(x) = 4/3x-20/3 L(x) = 2/3x+8 L(x) = 4(x-8) L(x) = 1/3x + 4/3 *L(x) = 4/3x - 8/3 5. A balloon is rising at a constant speed of 5 ft/sec. A boy is cycling along a straight road at a constant speed of 15 ft/...

Literature

In reply to my past post-- On the third of December on the Cornish coast of England many years ago, the weather changed overnight from a mild autumn to a cold, harsh winter. Nat Hocken, a worker at a farm noticed that the birds appear more restless than usual and told his wife...

MGT

According to Rue and Byars (2004), “orientation is concerned with introducing the new employee to the organization and the job” (p. 177). On the other hand, “training involves the acquisition of skills, concepts, rules, or attitudes by employees in order to increase ...

ethnic

identify leaders of the civil rights and black power movements and their contributions to their respectives causes? how did these social pioneers forge the way for this important ratifications? what legislation was relevant during these critical times? This looks like the ...

To Michael

Here's the question you posted in response to another student. "Ms.Sue do you mind if i ask were you a math teacher or are you just a genius at math and why do you do this help online do you get any benefit for doing this?" I taught a couple of sections of 7th grade math -- ...

I need 2 get these prob. b4 they get 2 me on test!

A father gives his son a ride by pulling a sled across the rough snow. The father runs across the snow with a constant acceleration while pulling the sled at F = 75.0 N, at 30 deg. above the horizontal. The combined mass the sled and son is 30.0 kg. The coefficient of kinetic ...

math 098

I made 3 f's on my tests in math 098, do you think i need to withdraw and take math 090 instead. this is my first semester and i really want to do my best please help. math 098 is algebra math 090 is basic for college. the score were equations--52,distance problems---55, ...

Physics

A wheel has a coonstant rotational acceleration of 3.0 rad/s^2. During a certain 4.0 s interval, it turns through an angle of 120 rad. Assuming that the wheel starts from rest, how long is it in motion at the start of the 4s interval. I just need help in getting started. I ...

Creative Writing

This is my last assignment in Creative Writing: Choose ONE of the following topics for the Writing Project: For Process Analysis: (Note: Process Analysis is not recommended for developing a short story): "How I Learned Responsibility" "How to Make the Most of Your Home ...

Writing - College

Hello! I am in need of some assistance, please! I have to write a personal response essay based on an interview I conducted, and it needs to be between 1,000 to 1,500 words. I was actually here just the other day, asking for help on how to lay out the interview bit! Anyhoo! ...

history (am I correct or on the right track?)

Describe the social, economic, and political composition of the decade of corporate greed and how it affected the political climate of the 1980s. Ronald Reagan he signed an intermediate nuclear forces nonproliferation treaty. Ronald Reagan used tax cuts for businesses and the ...

Physics

a ball of mass 0.2 kg, initially at rest, is kicked directly toward a fence from a point 20m away. The velocity of the ball as it leaves the kicker's foot is 20m/s at angle of 40º above the horizontal ground. The top of the fence is 4m high. THe kicker's foot is in contact ...

statistics

1. Suppose the estimate of a proportion of a normal population is to be within 0.05 using the 95% confidence level. How large a sample is required if: a. It is known from previous studies that p = 0.3? b. There is no prior knowledge of p? 2. Each of the following is a large-...

Cultural Diversity

Can you help with this question? Which of these scenarios best describes a nuclear family? A) Jeremiah is growing up within a cluster of adults and children who maintain their own living quarters but come together for work and meals. Child-rearing is a shared responsibility. B...

English

Literature during this period (1840-1860 "The American Renaissance) is permeated by the doctrine of individualism. Explore the expression of individualism in the work of one of these figures: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, or Emily Dickinson. is that even english...

Interpersonal Communcation

5B. Provide a detailed narrative that identifies your selected communication event and describes your imagined scene, including your own behaviors and responses and the reactions of the other person in the communication event. 5B. Covert Practice: Choose a communication event ...

Help ASAP

pay back, Net present value, and Internal rate of return methods. Nucore company is thinking of purchasing a new candy wrapping nachine $370,000. The machine should save the company approximately $70,000 in operating per year over its estimated useful life of 10 years. the ...

Biology

The metabolic pathways of organism living today evolved over a long period of time- undoubtedly in a step wise fashion because of their complexity. Considering everything you have learned to date about the evolution of life on Earth, put the following in the order in which ...

statistics

Hi, Could anyone help me please, because I'm not sure with my answer, Thank you so much for your help and value time. Blood samples from 10 persons were sent to each of two labs for cholesterol determination. The measurements are recorded below: Table 1. Serum Cholesterol ...

Statistics

Hi, Could anyone help me please, because I'm not sure with my answer, Thank you so much for your help and value time. Blood samples from 10 persons were sent to each of two labs for cholesterol determination. The measurements are recorded below: Table 1. Serum Cholesterol ...

Psychology

Check my answers, please? If you're an eligible woman in search of Mr. Right, chances are that you're most likely to be impressed by a man's A. thrift and money-management skills. B. age—if he's several years your junior. C. record of steady employment. D. physical ...

Comp 155

Use at least five adverbs and five adjectives to write a brief review of a movie, sporting envent, musical performance, or television show. Bold each adverb. Underline each adjective. This is what I wrote but not sure if I have all the adverbs and adjectives. The best movie I ...

Chem

Nitric acid is produced commercially by the Ostwald process, represented by the following equations: 4NH3(g) + 5O2(g) > 4NO(g) + 6H2O(g) 2NO(g) + O2(g) > 2NO2 (g) 3NO2(g) + H2O(l) > 2HNO3(aq) + NO(g) What mass of NH3 must be used to produce 1.0x10^6 kg HNO3 by the ...

English

I am responding to this .. In my high school course in biology, we are required to dissect frogs. I think this is cruel and pointless. Whatever we learn about frog's anatomy can be learned from a book. My teacher says that I must dissect the frog. My response is.. I know some ...

literature

My Sister's Keeper Question Discuss the symbolic role that Jesse’s pyromania plays in this novel, keeping in mind the following quote from Brian: “How does someone go from thinking that if he cannot rescue, he must destroy?” Why is it significant that Jesse has, in many ...

ENGLISH

I need to make sure I understand this. I need to rewrite each sentence twice, once as a periodic sentence and once as a cumulative sentence. To me, both look like cumulative sentences though, so I am a little confused. If someone could check my work I will be very grateful. 1)...

safety

US FEMA/Homeland Security is responsible for disaster preparedness relief along with the American Red Cross. Are we really prepared to handle a major disater? Why or why not? How do/are we preparing for a disaster? What is recommended for our citizens to do to prepare for a ...

Sociology

Evaluate the impact the Sociological theories, Functionalism, Conflict, and Interactionism has by choosing one of the social institution selected from the list below: Social Institutions (choose one) family health-care religion education mass media politics economic In your ...

english: crit. thinking

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...

math

the width of a math textbook is 0.75 inches. How many math textbooks can be placed standing up on a shelf that is 18inches wide

English

I urgently need you to check this email, Writeacher. Many thanks. 1) I’m really glad you answered my email! My school will be very pleased to cooperate with your school in the future. 2) As I wrote in my previous email, our students are between fourteen and eighteen years ...

English

1. Read the following passage from "The Swimming Contest". "Come over here, Nahida," the old lady said," and kiss the hand of the hakima who cured your grandmother. And this is her son." Nahida came hesitantly into the room and stood in front of my mother. My mother embraced ...

Economics

Professor Martin is considering leaving the university and opening a consultant business. His services as a consultant he would be paid $75,000 a year. To open the business professor Martin must convert a house from which he collects rent of $10,000/year for office space and ...

math math math!

A cruise ship travelled 84 km in 3.5 h. At this rate, how long will it take to travel 1050 km?

math

forgot my math book at school, i need the questions saxon math grage 6 lesson 14

Social Studies- Economics (basics)

What increases when productivity increases? a) Gross Domestic Product *** b) interest rates on loans c) national unemployment rates d) interest rates on savings "Deepak's city has grown quite a lot over the past ten years. The city council has been discussing the need for a ...

math

What strategies can you use to help students cope with math anxiety? How can you make math class interesting and fun as well as relevant?

Self-Taught Mathematicians

Those of us who love math certainly know two basic facts about Mr. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: (1) He and Newton (our calculus guy) did not get along AND (2) Mr. Leibniz was a self-taught mathematician My question is for all tutors here who love math. What is your view of ...

Social Studies

When Nelson Mandela received the Nobel Peace Prize, he gave a speech in which he noted the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. Here are some words of his speech: "...It will not be presumptuous of us if we also add, among our predecessors, the name of another outstanding ...

Managemnet? career planning

For our assignemnt, we must come up with 4 jobs we would want to pursue : • Short Term: This will be a job that you would like to do while you are in school as either a summer job or as coop student. • Medium Term or Early Career: This will be a position that you would ...

Scholarship

Please revise my essay by giving tip or suggestions. A scholarship like “The FATE” will help me achieve my educational & career goals. “The FATE” not only will benefit financially but it will also boost my self-confidence, give me greater power of flexibility in my ...

English 1 Literature

I understand what the question is asking for but I do not know exactly how to write it. Here is the question. The way a story is told and the voice that tells it are important parts of a story. Choose at least two stories from Collection 3. Analyze the role that the narrator ...

Physic please help!

I am not thinking straight anymore and this is due by 9:00pm. My brain feels a little fried at this point. I have been at it all day. Can someone please help me! (a) An object is placed in front of a convex mirror. Draw a convex mirror (radius of curvature = 15 cm) to scale, ...

Math- Algebra 1

Im doing extra credit since my math test didn't go so well but im stuck on a question (Wish i had my math book). Please help. Q: 3.8y - 4.7 + 3.8y + 17.5

Math :):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Sarsh is currently at 83.7% in math. She has just finished a worksheet that is out of 30. She got 30/30 which is full marks. What percent is she at now in math?

math

Hi my son has a very hard time with math.I'm his mom and I'm not good at math.so I'm hoping that I can get help here cause I can't afford a tutor.please help him

CT. 205

Please Help Identify the fallacy and explain Why fallacy fit that category . Would Someone Check My Answers to the following ( 4 ) passages . Assignment is past due ! I am having serious trouble on this assignment . 1 . Letter to the editor : “ Andrea Keene’s selective ...

Statistics

A Swedish study used 1360 patients who had suffered a stroke. The study randomly assigned 684 patients to receive a placebo treatment and the rest to receive an aspirin treatment. Out of those who received the placebo treatment, 28 died due to heart attack in 3 years, whereas ...

Language Arts

from "Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad" by Ann Petry. 1 That first winter in St. Catharines was a terrible one. Canada was a strange frozen land, snow everywhere, ice everywhere, and a bone-biting cold the like of which none of them had ever experienced ...

Computer Technology

Can you help me with this question that I have on my assignment? You want to create a wireless network in your home so that all of your computers can share the 2 Mb DSL connection to the Internet. You are at the store shopping for wireless Internet cards for your computers. ...

Tips Plz

Can you plz tell me some studying tips for math. How can i study math? is not like the other subject that i can just read through and memorize it. Math is hard to study because i know know how to study math when i have a upcoming test. Plz give me tips on how to study math and...

Pre algebra

Please help I’m struggling with how to find the percent of change each decade and how to predict a future price. I can’t find any examples of this lesson for help Directions: You probably see them in the news all the time—predictions about prices, jobs, stocks, and other...

math

I have to take up math 100 for college can you give me tips on what to study?Im taking up nursing and i was told i need alot of math..

math

I need a little help on my math.Lesson 5: Square Roots and Irrational Numbers Math 7 B Unit 2: Measurement. on CONNECTIONS ACADEMY. PLEASE :-(

Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)

What do you think about what I have written as an introduction? Dpes it require improvisation or revision? What do you suggest? What I have been assigned to write: "In Amy's Tan's "Rules of the Game," we read about generational tug of war. Write an essay in which you discuss ...

English

Can you please tell me if the following sentences are correct? They all refer to Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. Thank you. 1) The man who marries Portia will be the one who chooses the correct casket. 2) Shylock is notorious for charging very high interest rates. 3) He ...

English

Thank you for yoiur help. 1. Emily in in math class. 2. Emily is in a math class. 3. Emily is in a math classroom. ================ #1 mean that Emily is learning math from a math teacher. Am I right? #2 and #3 are the same, aren't they? #1 and #2 are not the same in meaning?

Calculus

Find the range of y = (3x-1)/(2x^2 + x - 6) I was going to take the derivative of the numerator and denomenator and then use the quotent rule to find the derivative of the function and find the critical values but I ran into the imaginary number during the proess and am ...

description for Jiskha.com

A few of you have noted that Google's description of jiskha.com is ineffective on the search results. It currently reads: ----- Articles, games, humor and puzzles for many school areas including art, computers, English, foreign languages, health, home economics, mathematics, ...

math

Will you help me with my math homework? what level of math? Please repost with the specific problems, so we can help. Thanks for asking.

Math

A math book is .78 centimeters thick. What is the width of 21 math books on a shelf?

math

for every 20 math books a school buys, they they get 7 aditional books for free. The school needs 297 math books. What is the total number of math books the school must buy in order to receive 297 math books in all?

Chem

A mixture of chromium and zinc weighing .362 g was reacted with an excess of hydrochloric acid. After all the metals in the mixture reacted 225 mL of dry hydrogen gas was collected at 27 C and 750 torr. Determine the mass percent Zn in the metal sample. [Zinc reacts with ...

Econ MC

When goods are not excludable a. the good will be produced as a private good but not as a public good. b. the good will not be produced since no one values it. c. the free-rider problem prevents the private market from supplying them. d. everyone can have all they want and the...

Health questions

We both asked these questions yesterday but we are both confused. 1.Giardiaqsis is a communicable illness transmitted: A. through direct and indirect contact with infected fecal material. (or) B. by touching the moist lining of the eyes and nose. 2. Lyme disease is caused by: ...

math 3rd grade

what is an arrary ? look for the answer in the back of your math book...there may be a glossary An array is a table of numbers. can you help me with my math homework on internet

Chemistry

1. The delta Hf of an element in its standard state is defined to be a) 0 kJ/mol b) 10 kJ/mol c) -10 kJ/mol d) greater than 0 kJ/mol e) a unique value for each element I am assuming its a? 2. Which of the following statements are true? I) The reaction vessel cools when an ...

instruction(am i right track)

Plan a presentation for parents to explain the purpose of performance assessment, the use of rubrics, and portfolio assessment. Phases of the Evaluation Process Although the evaluation process is not necessarily sequential, it can by seen as a cyclical process including four ...

English

These are the very last sentences of the day. Thank you very much for your help. 1) I know I'll miss working with you. She is going to change job. 2) She suggested going to the cinema rather than to the theatre. Do you remember seeing that man before? 3) His family expects him...

Socials

How did 'Assiniboia' come into being? How did the arrival of settlers threaten the fur trader's way of life? What was the 'pemmican proclamation'--how did this lead to war? What was the result? Who was George Simpson--what did he do for Rupert's Land? The assiniboia came into ...

Probability

At a certain university, 30% of the students major in math. Of the students majoring in math, 60% are males. Of all the students at the university, 70% are males. a) What is the probability that a student selected at random in the university is male and majors in math? b) What...

math

I Need Help On My Math Evaluates: Okay So I Have This Quiz Im Taking And Its Telling Me " Evaluate 3-1/3 to the power of 4" I Am A Little Rusty On My Math So Can Someone Please Help! :) Thanks.. Adrienne Deleon

math

on Tuesday, elena completed 20 of her math homework in 36 minutes. At that same rate, how long will it take her to complete 35 items for wendy's math home work

Math

True or false 1. (A^3)^2= A^9 2. (4^3 x 5^2)= 20^12 3. (B^9)^2 = (b^2)^9 4. -11^2= -121 5. (C^2)^3= C^8 6. (3^2 x 9)^3 = 3^12 7. (2 + 3)^3= 5^3 8. (4+5)^3= 4^3 + 5^3 Simplify each 1. A^4 x a^7 2. B^3 x b^4 x b^5 3. c^4 x c^4 x c^8 4. (3d^3) (2d^6) (4d^9) 5. (5e^5) (-4e^4) 6. (...

statistics

At a certain college, 15% of the students receieved an A in their required math cousre, 10% receieved an A in their required chemistry course, and 5% receieved an A in both. A student is selected at random. a.) What is the probability that he received an A in either chemistry ...

Art

Assignment Type: Individual Project Deliverable Length: 500-800 words (not including references) Points Possible: 125 Due Date: 8/16/2009 11:59:59 PM CT Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the Postmodern era. Your three (3) works of...

Math

here is the question: Freida must take a 4-hour exam containing 200 questions, 50 of which are math. Twice as much time should be allowed for each math ques as for each other type of question. What is the total # of minutes she should allow for the math question?

Literature/English Questions

Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each passage or description. Then briefly explain the contrast of contradiction that occurs in each passage. 1. TRAVELER: So, what do you reckon? Any good, is ...

Math Word Problems

Hi, I am having some trouble with some problems, can you please help. thanxs!!! 1. A car rental agency charges $250 per week plus $0.25 per mile to rent a car. How many miles can you travel in one week for $300? -Would the equation look like: 300= 250x + .25 ? 6. A train ...

Psychology Question

The color of a bright red apple is/an: 1.intense,physical stimulation of light 2.transduction of the intensity of light 3.psychological property of sensual experience and exists only in the brain 4.physical property present in the apple itself I am thinking the correct answer ...

Calculus

actually cos(x)=-2 has an infinte amount of solutions so to say it dosen't have ONE is just wrong... but yah I don't buy that the equation, in some post below doesn't have critical points they are defined I found them, but whatever anyways can you help me simplify h t t p...

government please read

I have to write an essay on the question: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the influence of interest groups. Do they have too much influence? Should there be more regulation of their activities? My question is, my textbook lists the advantages and disadvantages in ...

algebra!

If the measure of angle A is doubled and then decreased by 10 while the complement of angle A is decreased by one-third of itself, then these two anlges formed are still complementary. Find the supplement of angle A. Please explain so i could understand. thank you ! Isn't this...

MATH

In a fraternity with 38 members , 18 take math, 5 take both math and literature and 8 take neither math or literature. how many take literature but not math? I came up with 16 is that correct or am i lost ?

English ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~

*Please Note: the the answer with stars next to them are my answers. 1. Imagine you have been asked to read another article about gymnasts. It has the following title and subheads: Title: Gymnasts: For the Love of the Sport Subhead #1: The Naysayers Subhead #2: Lasting ...

math math math .

The coefficient of the first term in the polynomial 2x^2y+3xy-1 is _?_

Early Childhood Ed. Question--Please Help!

To capitalize on children's different learning styles, teachers should: 1.teach lessons using a multi-sensory approach. 2.use their own learning style to teach and let the children match them. 3.separate children by learning styles and seat children near others like themselves...

Statistical reasoning in Psychology

4. Suppose that previous studies have found that the mean amount of sessions necessary to “cure” depressive patients using a particular therapeutic model is 25 sessions, with a standard deviation (σ) of 4. A new model is introduced, and you want to determine whether ...

chem

Section: Ionization expressions, Weak Bases Using the equilibrium constants listed in your book, arrange the following .1 M aqueous solutions in order of increasing pH. a)NaNO2 b)HCl c)NaF d)Zn(H2O)3(OH)(NO3) Here's what I have so far: a) NaNO2 --> Na+ + NO2- NO2- + H2O <...

MATH OMG HELP PLEEESE

Sarsh is currently at 83.7% in math. She has just finished a worksheet that is out of 30. She got 30/30 which is full marks. What percent is she at now in math? I HAVE NO IDEA!!!!!!

CHEMISTRY HELP!

I am COMPLETELY LOST for this one...dnt even know where to start MOLES 1) Lithium Hydroxide reacts with Carbon Dioxide to form solid Lithium Carbonate and Water. How many grams of carbon dioxide can be absorbed by each 1 gram of lithium hydroxide. 2) Part of the SO2 (sulfur ...

Please Check Other Half (Public Speaking)

6. (TCO9) If you wanted to show the way a university budget was distributed, which type of visual aid would work best? B a pie graph a chart a line graph a drawing 7. (TCO9) How does a speaker benefit from using a visual aid? C Visual aids distract attention from the speaker. ...

English

Can you please tell me if the word choice is correct? Thank you very much. 1)The play opens with the news that Macbeth has succeeded in defending Scotland from an invasion by the Norwegians. 2) While returning from his victorious battle, Macbeth and his friend Banquo meet the ...

10th grade English (Art Essay)

This is my Art assignment but I just wanted to make sure whether there are any mistakes. Please help! Reading or evaluating the visual images around us is a critical skill to have in our lives. By looking at different images and sculptures, people can evaluate and discover the...

history

was adolf hitler a leader? http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/riseofhitler/index.htm Yes, of the German people after their dissatisfaction with the outcome of the Great War. Here are other links: http://www.google.com/search?q=adolf+hitler&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-...

english composition

Entertainment Most of us live in a world of stresses and strains, tedium interspersed with hassles. We struggle to pay bills and meet deadlines, all the while trying to decide on an appropriate wedding gift for Eliza and Fred. We say, “It’s a jungle out there,” and ...

Kate

ok I was doing this problem cos^-1 (0) and was like oh that would be pi/2 but then I thought about it some and decided that even though it's right it can't possibly be... if tan(pi/2) = the first derrivative of a vertical line = undefined well not really there's a deffintion ...

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