Critical Thinking/Math

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properties and mental math

use properties and mental math to find the value of (86 + 27) + 3

Math - Discrete math

(1) For all integers y, there is an integer x so that x^3 + x = y. (2)For all integers x, x^3 + x is even Thank you for your help.

Math

There are 28 students in math class. 22 of them passed the test. What percentage passed the test.

Chemistry

As I read it, the question provides you with a word description of the production of diesel fuel, gasoline, lighter gases such as ethane and propane, as well as some of the refinery operations such as cracking. Your job is to take this word description and write an equation ...

To Ms.Sue And All Teachers

I am new in this website. Please help me with my math homework. How do you subtract fractions? How do you subtract 7 and 2/5 AND 4 and 5/10? (7 and 2/5 - 4 and 5/10) How do you subtract 6/10 and 6/20? Thank you! Please visit the following site for a super good tutorial: http...

Math (probability) repost for Christine

Math - Christine, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 9:13am The odds against Amy winning the tennis tournament are 5:2. Find the probability that Amy wins the tournament ?

statistics

What is the probability that a student in a college of 650 students in both a math major and a computer science major ( assuming these events are independent) If there are 72 math majors and 105 computer science majors?

4th Grade Math: Help Is Needed ASAP

My son is in the fourth grade and is needing help with these math problems. Can someone please help him with these problems. 1. 2/3+2/9= 2. 3/5+3/10= 3. 5/12+1/3= 4. Find the sum of 1/6 and 1/12 5. Add 1/4 to the answer in Exercise 4. 6. What is the sum of 1/8, 1/4, and 3/8? 7...

math: counting techniques

Six problems (numbered 1 to 6) are set for a math test. A student can score 0, 1, 2, 3 points for each problem. Find the number of ways to score a total of 15 points for the six problems.

Math

Okay. I have questions like "Walks ten meters in 3 seconds" . How do I find her walking rate. After that I have to find an equation to represent the distance she walks in t seconds. Please help me...Im very confused and terribe at math

Math

For an experiement to test elastic collision, ball 2 was at rest and ball 1 was released from a certain height and distance and hit ball 2. A set of measurements were collected which was v1 and v2 prime for each ball. I need to calculate the kinetic energy before and after ...

3rd grade

math to endure the heat,firefighters wear protective gear that weighs about 40 pounds.If a suited-up firefighter weighs 220 pounds,how can you use mental math to find the firefighters weight without the gear?

math

Posted by question on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 4:56pm. solve 5/8x + 1/16x=7/16+= the solution is x=___ Responses math - Mr. L, Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 7:23pm 5/8x is the same as 10/16x That should help my final answer would be 7/27 do i have it right

3 rd math

no i'm not try to cheat. i just want to understand how do you round the #132 to the nearest million . if 2 in million place should i round up or keep it same value. i just want to able to understand . on my kids math practic only . it's not an actual homework .

To all students posting math questions

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math

Use symbolic Math symbolic representation: 1. You observe that oen fox eats 100 rabbits each year. You have the idea that every increase of one int eh fox population will cause the rabbit population to decrease by 100.

7th grade math pre algebra

I'm confused about this math question my teacher gave us today. Bowser's dog food is 40% meat. How much dog food would Bowser eat in order to get 11 kgs of meat?

math

Mrs. rhombus has to make supply bags for a math lesson. She has 60 folders, 45 pairs of scissors, and 30 rulers. What is the greatest number of supply bags that Mrs. Rhombus can use to divide the school supplies into equal groups?

Stats

You have many old textbooks in your apartment. You have 6 math books, 7 econ, and 4 accounting. Assume that each textbook is different than the other. A) What is the probability that the last book is one of the economic textbooks? B) What is the probability that none of the ...

Math

Use the graph below to answer the following question. I'll post the link to the graph below. Find the slope. A. 2 B. -1/2 C. -2 D. 1/2 Honestly I'm horrible at Math so I can't really pick a answer can someone please help me? Please explain to me how to work this problem.

Math

The Walters' backyard pool is rectangular in shape and is similar to the rectangle formed by their fenced backyard. The pool measures 10 ft long and 8 ft wide. If the length of the backyard is 35 ft long, what is the width of the backyard? Math - Henry, Monday, December 5, ...

Physics

Help me out! Thanks! You guys have really helped me before. Question 1 What does the law of inertia say about the velocity and acceleration of a body that is subject to no external influences? a) The velocity slows to zero as the object decelerates. b) The speed can change but...

Science-Ms.Sue

Which of the following correctly states the relationship between monkeys and humans? A. Humans and monkeys evolved from apes. B. Humans evolved from monkeys. C. Humans and monkeys evolved from the same ancestor, which is now extinct. D. Humans evolved from apes and monkeys ...

math

find the slope of the line through the given points (8,-2) and (8,-1) when i do the math I come up with 1/0 as the slope making that infinite. Our choices for the answer are: a)0 B) 1/16 c) 3/16 d) no slope would the answer be d since the slope is infinite?

math

in a math contest of 20 problems. 5 hpoints given each correct answer. 25 points are deducted for each incorrect answer. if janelle answered 20 problems and scored 72 points. how many correct answers did she had?

math/ chemistry

so I have this chemistry problem which involves math and basically I need to convert 62 g/mol into mol/L but I don't know how. like do you DIVIDE the g/mol by 1000 to convert g to L? and then how to you get the mol to become the numerator?

Math

HELLO, THIS IS MY FIRST TIME USEING THE JISKHA WEBSITE. I NEED HELP WITH MY HOMEWORK. PLEASE HELP ME WITH MY HOMEWORK! THANK YOU! _______________________________________ MY MATH HOMEWORK: 30 DIVIDED BY 10 56 DIVIDED BY 6 55 DIVIDED BY 10 30/10=3 55/10=5.5 or 5&1/2 Tell what ...

Math 213 Elementary Math

2. Let U = {x x is a female} A = {x x is a mathematician} B = {x x owns a pickup} C = {x x owns a dog}

math

a student earned a grade of 80% on a math test that had 20 problems. How many problems on this test did the student answer correctly?

f math

please what is the answer to this f math question......1-cos^2X=0 for 0°less dan equals X..then X less dan equals 270

math (check answer)

You want to know the number of students in your school that have a January birthday. You survey the students in your math class. Three students have a January birthday, and 32 do not. So, you conclude that about 8.6% of the students in your school have a January birthday. ...

Computer Science

public class RandomPhoneNumber { public static void main(String[] args) { int num1=(int)(Math.random()*7); int num2=(int)(Math.random()*7); int num3=(int)(Math.random()*7); int set1=(int)(100+Math.random()*642); int set2=(int)(1000+Math.random()*8000); System.out.println("Your...

Math - 2nd try

Please show me how to set up and solve: You have 6 cups of sugar. It takes 1 cup of sugar to make 24 cookies. The function c(s) = 24s represents the number of cookies, c, that can be made with s cups of sugar. What domain and range is reasonable for the function? math - ...

math,help

What does it mean to factor an algebraic expression into prime factors? Prime factors are factors that cannot be further factored. Do you know what a interval is in math terms? i need the definition yeah so what do you mean it should be put in help not here in quetions caus ei...

math

In a contest , 2 participants were asked about their age . To test the strength of their math , they are asked to add their ages together. One answer 44 and the other gives 1280. The first obtained from the parse age with one another , while the second can multiply both their ...

DRWLS,MATH,ALGEBRA

Drawls, How did you get 2h. and then the 2a/h from.Can you help me understand it when you get a chance. Directions: Solve each literal equation for the indicated variable. A=1/2h(B+b) (For b) Area of a trapezoid For Further Reading math,algebra - drwls, Monday, December 18, ...

math

How can I add a two digit number and two three digit numbers in my head. Any tricks anyone knows in connection with short-cuts to solving different math problems( such as addition, subtraction,multiplication, division, rounding, conversions, percents) in your head when you can...

Math

I need some help please. I don't understand the math that we are doing. Please explains to me in detail how to do radical expressions and like how to simplify them and stuff. I don't get it and it would be much appreciated. here is one of the problems. Also my computer does ...

math

Dr needs 500 needles priced at 2.60 per hundred. If he pays within 10 days, she receives a 2% discount, sales tax 5.5%. What amount would you pay with the discount? My math 2.60 x 500 needles = $13.00 $13.00 x 5.5% = 72cents 13.00 + .72 = $13.72 $13.72 - 2% = 27cents 13.72 - ....

Math

Kerry skates laps around the playgroung. The playground is 150 meters long and 50 meters wide. How many laps will it take her to skate 1 kilometer? I need els really badly and I av a math test tommorow I need to study perimeter and area.... I old appreciate ur help. Tnx😊

CRt 205

CRT-205 Week 5 Fallacy Matrix Categorizing Fallacies • Categorize each fallacy statement by copying fallacy type from the list below into the Fallacy Type text box adjacent the fallacy statement. • Provide an explanation as to why you think it is that fallacy type in the ...

COLLEGE COURSE, CRITICAL THINKING

We present this selection as an example of a fairly well-reasoned argumentative essay. There is more here than arguments—there’s some window dressing and you’ll probably find some slanters here and there as well. You should go through the selection and identify the ...

math

It could be different. One is supposed to define symbols before one starts with a Let statement, as in Let B= a constant Let b= some other constant or let b=B I suspect it is a sloppy typographical error, so B+b= 2B or =2b in math is there a differenc in B and b for example if...

Math- consecutive intigers

A student opens a math book to two consecutive pages with a sum of 1640. What are the two pages? I would need one odd number and one even. 819 and 820 are as close as I can come. What am I missing?

Math

Dear Readers, I am a 6th grader that recently took a math test. I got a question wrong, and I think it was because I don't know the definition to the question. Can you please tell me what an interval in mathematical terms is. Please give me something a 6th grader can ...

Childhood Education

Learning to make candy from a recipe would relate most directly to which two of the 13 activity areas? A Math and science B Social studies and science C Cooking and math D Social studies and cooking . I belive the C is the correct answer

Poetry 7 - Revised!

"The Rider" A boy told me if he rollerskated fast enough his loneliness couldn't catch up to him. the best reason I ever heard for trying to be a champion. What I wonder tonight pedaling hard down King William Street is if it translates to bicycles. A victory! To leave your ...

7th Grade Math

I am stumped about the order of the steps to follow on the right side of a 2-step math equation that I have for homework tonight: 2(6d+3)=18-3(16-3d) Do I multiply -3 times 16 and -3 times -3d or do I isolate the minus/negative sign and multiply 3 times 16 and 3 times -3d? ...

basic math

I am not sure the solvent in this problem, as far as what you do when lining this problem up. The math problem..... Add 150 and 93.17. I don't know if I should be placing 150 at the first decimal or the second. I know I would usually do 150.00 93.17 but the 2nd decimal is ...

math

Good day to you. How can I approach this math problem. "To save for a child's education, the Petersens deposited $2500 into an account that pays 6% annual interest compounded daily. Find the amount of interest earned on this account over a 20-year period". I try solving with ...

World History

Basically we had to come up with our own topic with the realm of East Asia. We also had to keep it before the 20th century. I have decided to write on Political Factionalism in the Yi Dynasty. It's a mother load of a paper, 2500/3000 words. I was thinking of dividing it up ...

math

mr. pursley, have you ever worked geo., trig. etcwith no calu.s with the heat on , when it had to be right?wheather you blew up your target or something else or the bld. collapsed or was built in the correct place? i'm not an answer grazer, but qam an answer seeker.I'm trying ...

Math

I have 4 math problems that need to be solved by using factoring. I am unable to figure the following out. I have used the FOIL method but it seems not to be working out. I appreciate any help I can get. Thanks ^ exponet 3x^3-7x^2+2x x^2-2x+5 x^4-7x^3+2x-14 8x^2-2x=3 3x^3-7x^2...

Math

I'm doing math through correspondence so material is not explained very well. I would appreciate if someone could explain this to me. This lesson is review of set theory and first degree equations. Indicate whether each of the following statements is true or false. If the ...

Math

Mr. customs is correcting the class's math homework on customary units. which of the following measurements is reasonable? A pencil is 12 feet long. The back porch is 12 inches wide. The 3rd hole on the golf court is 123 miles long. The distance from new York to California is ...

MATH

Suppose 10,000 is invested at 6 percent.how much additional money must be invested at 8 percent to produce a yield on the entire amount invested of 7.2 percent. ( Please show each and every steps of this math with the rough works) THANK YOU SO MUCH.

statistics

In a group of 100 students, 60 are taking math and 12 are taking English, but no one is taking both. What is the probability that a randomly selected student from this group is taking either math or English?

math

In my math book I got a problem that said explain the meaning of the range I said that you need to add the greatest number and the lowest number if that is not correct what is the meaning of the range.

maps and scale drawings math MATH HELP help !!!!

the actual distance between two cities is 135 km. The map scale is 1 cm : 100 km find the map distance. A)13.5 cm B)1.35 cm C)0.135 cm D)1350 cm

Math Inequalities

-9/8x greater than or equal to -1/16 can someone please check my answer? my answer is x greather than or equal to 1/18 is this correct? if not what is the correct answer and what is the correct way to solve this problem..maybe I missed a step or did not do math correctly....

5th grade math

My daughter must correct the problems that she has gotten wrong in math, and we are trying to help her. I can not remeber how to write decimals in exponential form, and I tried looking in her book. Can some one help me so that I can help my daughter. Thanks Here is the problem...

math

the bar and graph shows the number of students by major in the college of arts and sciences. What is the ratio of history majors to the total number of students in the college? Math-200 history-300 english-400 science-150 other- 175

Math

Help help!! Trying to help son with math homework.. Please help Create a table for each set of values. Test each table for equivalent ratios to find which set of values describes the proportional relationship of the two quantities. 66 ounces of peanuts to 89.1 ounces of ...

math

There are 30 books in a bookcase. The books in the case are either math, science ,or history books. Ten of the books are math books. There are 6 fewer science books than history books. How many science books are in the bookcase??????

Math

The mean of Susan's math and science scores is 74 points. The mean of her math and English scores is 83 points. How many more points did Susan score in English than in science?

11th grade Algebra 2

At a college bookstore, Carla purchased a math textbook and a novel thjat cost a total of $54, not including tax. If the price if the math textbook, m, is $8 more than 3 times the price of the novel, n, write a system of linear equations that could be used to determine the ...

math

describe general rule for which fraction that have decimal forms that terminate and which have decimals that repeat and list prime factorizations for each: 1/2 , 1/3, 1/4, 1/5,1/6,1/7,1/8,1/9,1/10,1/11,1/12 how do I do these problems? I searched Google under the key words "...

math

summer graded 25 math papers in 30 minutes.larry graded 22 papers in 20 minutes.what is the difference in the number of papers they can grade in two hours?

math homework

Distance Rate Time in Math if x=yz, find the value x given that y=2 and z=5 Given T=RV, find Rif T=4 and V=8 Given w=xyz find w if x=2,y=3 and z=6 If C=ab, find Cif a=0.65 and b=1.9

Math

Of the first graders who were asked, 1/6 like math best, 2/3 liked reading best, and 12 liked science best. How many were asked their favorite subject?

Math

Of the first graders who were asked, 1/6 like math best, 2/3 liked reading best, and 12 liked science best. How many were asked their favorite subject?

statistics

suppose that 70% of all college students love math. in a random sample of 8 college students, let x be the number of students who love math.find p(x=6)

Poetry 7

"The Rider" A boy told me if he rollerskated fast enough his loneliness couldn't catch up to him. the best reason I ever heard for trying to be a champion. What I wonder tonight pedaling hard down King William Street is if it translates to bicycles. A victory! To leave your ...

Poetry 7 - Help!

"The Rider" A boy told me if he rollerskated fast enough his loneliness couldn't catch up to him. the best reason I ever heard for trying to be a champion. What I wonder tonight pedaling hard down King William Street is if it translates to bicycles. A victory! To leave your ...

SAT Math?

I'm working on a couple of SAT math programs for school, and I have trouble figuring some out. 1. Joe is 3 years younger than Kate. If n represents Nora's age now, what was Kevin's age 4 years ago, in terms of n? A. N + 7 B. N + 1 C. N - 1 D. N - 4 E. N - 7 2. If (x + y)^2 - (...

Math

Consider the weighted voting system [75: 31, 29, 23, 16, 8, 7]. Find each: a. The total number of players b. The total number of votes c. The weight of P3 d. The minimum percentage of the votes needed to pass a motion 9rounded to the next whole percent) This is for my general ...

Math

What is 5/8 + 4/7 -1 ? I can't understand this math problem.... Please help me.... ------------------ Problem: In a boys' school, 5/8 of the boys play football and 4/7 play rugby. If every boy plays at least one of the two games, find the fraction of the boys who play both I ...

Re: Physics/Math

A single force acts on a 5.0 kg particle-like object in such a way that the position of the object as a function of time is given by x = 3.0t - 4.0t 2 + 1.0t 3, with x in meters and t in seconds. Find the work done on the object by the force from t = 0 to t = 2.0 s. For ...

English--Edgar Allen Poe

I need some help with some questions about an excerpt from "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe: "True! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not dulled them. ...

can someone edit my essay? thanks!

Gorbachev did not think about all the consequences that would happened if he changed Russia into perestroika. He underestimated the effect that perestroika would have on Russia. Yes, his political initiatives were great for freedom and democracy but all that freedom had a huge...

math

I'm not good at math! I need help with finding a decimal from a fraction. like 1/3, 13/15, 19/32 I can't figure out how to turn it into a decimal! Just divide the numerator by the denominator. Use long division or a pocket calculator. can u help mme because i get f,s all the ...

Math - is this correct?

1. Estimate a 15% tip on a taxi ride that costs $23.25. I will first round the cost to the nearest dollar. $23.25 ≈ $23.00 I will now use mental math to find 10% of the cost. $23.00 x 0.1= 2.3 5% is 1/2 of 10%, so it would be $1.15. Finally, I will add the values to get ...

Math

Lesson 8: Solving Inequalities Unit Test CE 2015 Algebra 1 Unit 4: Solving Inequalities i need answers im 9 lessons behind in math and my mom just had surgery and the house is a mess if anyone understands please help!!!! ): i just dont have time

essay excerpt edit

can someone edit this? To contrast, in the film Tangled (2010) the mother of Rapunzel, who is exhibited as a Queen, also falls ill, although it is due to legitimate medical ailments, as opposed to a sense of helplessness. She is then limited to a bedridden state while pregnant...

Math

A 6.4 ton military fighter must land on a flight strip. If the plane lands at a speed of 368 mph, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.72 between the wheels and the ground. If the runway must be at least 150% as long as the shortest possible landing distance of the ...

Statistics - can someone check me

Frank has a 65% chance of receiving an A grade in geology, a 60% chance of receiving an A grade in mathematics, and a 77% chance of receiving an A grade in geology or mathematics (or both). Find the probability that he receives A grades in both geology and mathematics. P(geo ...

Math

You and a friend both take a math examination. You score a 98 out of 100 points and your friend scores 96 out of 100 points. Who scored better? Explain

Math

Elliot finished studying at 4:45 p.m. He spent 30 minutes reading a social studies chapter. he spent 45 minutes on his math homework. At what time did Elliot begin studying?

Math pleaaaase help

A national math contest consisted of 11 multiple choice questions, each having 11 possible answers. Suppose that 111 students actually wrote the exam, and no two students has more than one answer in common. The highest possible average mark for the students can be expressed as...

math

I need ideas for a grade three math project. A collection of 1000 items that can be fixed to a sheet of bristol board. All and any ideas would be appreciated How about uncooked elbow macaroni? You could even use food coloring to dye them to represent hundreds. In other words...

math

What are the following symbols used in math sequences: a sub i, n, N? ai is the ith element of the sequence n is the value of i in the term you are refering to. For instance, 3,4,5,6 a3 is 5. That term corresponds to n=3 N is the number of terms in the sequence.

math

The math team in addville travled to subtractville for a math compertition. The bus averaged 40 mph from addville to subtractville but adveraged 60 mph during the return trip. What was the adverage speed of the bus for the entire trip? Thats the story problem i have to solve. ...

Quick math help

Can someone please check my math Hw? Thank you!! Solve each system by elimination. 1. 8x+7y=-1 -9x-7y=2 I got (-1,1) 2. 4x+3y=1 -4x-7y=-13 I got (2,-2) 3. -7x-6y=-21 -x-6y=-3 I got (3,0) 4. -2x+3y=-16 -2x-5y=-16 I got (8,0) 5. -7x+2y=13 -14x+4=26 I got (0,0) 6. 15x-8y=14 -5x+...

math,correction&help

Is this right:if it still needs more can someone help me out what else can i say....thanks why are polynomials important? polynomials are important because the are used to determine and solve the unknowns in equations. Many natural processes can be modeled in math equations, ...

Math

Checking my son's homework and want to see if he figured this out correctly .. i am too old to be revisiting this math ... Here is the question ... The perimeter of a rectangle patio is six times the length of the shorter side. If the shorter side is 8 feet, what is the length...

math

a math professor is thrown off the matthews bridges, height 240ft, by a disgruntled calculus class with an intitial upward velocity of 10ft/s a) assumign the acceleration dude to gravity is -32ft/s^2,find the macimum height of the professor. b) find the time before the ...

math

a math professor is thrown off the matthews bridges, height 240ft, by a disgruntled calculus class with an intitial upward velocity of 10ft/s a) assumign the acceleration dude to gravity is -32ft/s^2,find the macimum height of the professor. b) find the time before the ...

math

math professor is thrown off the matthews bridges, height 240ft, by a disgruntled calculus class with an intitial upward velocity of 10ft/s a) assumign the acceleration dude to gravity is -32ft/s^2,find the macimum height of the professor. b) find the time before the professor...

Math 7 - NYS Math Exam Review Help!

19. The circumference of the circle below is 25.12 centimeters ***** There is a circle and then there is a line and written radius C = 2(pi)r Which is the best estimate for the length of the radius of the circle? a) 3 cm b) 4 cm c) 8 cm d) 16 cm please help i tried to solve ...

Math

5. Joe Sullivan invests $9,000 at the end of each year for 20 years. The rate of interest Joe gets is 8% annually. Using the tables in the Business Math Handbook that accompanies the course textbook, determine the final value of Joe's investment at the end of the 20th year on ...

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