# Critical Thinking/Math

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1. ### Math

Hello I hope that you are having great evening. I do need a bit of help on the below math problem please. There are 12 pieces of fruit in a bowl. Seven of the pieces are apples and two are peaches. What is the probability that a randomly selected piece of fruit will not be an ...
2. ### Math repost for Andy

math - Andy, Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 7:37pm can you please help me with this math problem? If you can here is the question: Seventy-five years ago, pharmacists weighed medicine on balances like the ones you have been using. The mass pieces were very expensive, so a ...
3. ### math

how do i do this math problem ? what is my age ? add my age , plus half of it , plus a third of it , plus 3 times three . the results is 6 score and ten , what is my age ?
4. ### Math check 3

f(x) = 1/(x+7)+15/(x-8). Find all a for which f(a)=f(a+15). I understand this so far f(a)=f(a+15) 1/(7+a) + 15/(a-8) = 1/(a+22) + 15/(a+7) I have multiplied the LCD of (a-8)(a+7)(a+22)by both sides with no luck. This is a multiple choice question a.) -161/8 b.) 120/7 c.) 161/7...
5. ### math

Hi - I'm reposting this thread please read the bottom...thanks. Ajax is 8 km due west of Oshawa. Uxbridge is 16 km NW of Oshawa. How far is it from Ajax to Uxbridge? Explain whether you have enough information to solve this problem. my answer was 13.856 km but not confident ...
6. ### English....Writeacher checkthis out!

I DID IT!:) The Tainted Mirror In Shakespeare’s great tragedy Hamlet, three characters Hamlet, Laertes and Fortinbras, develop as “foils,” or contrasting characters. Several comparisons and contrasts can be shown between the three characters, many of which center around ...
7. ### Chemistry

Please can you assist me with the following problem I am totally muddled - I could swear I've never even heard of science!!! H2SO4(aq) ---> 2H+(aq)+(SO4^2-)(aq) A 0.21 g sample of sulfuric acid is dissolved completely in sufficient water to make 0.25 litre of final solution...
8. ### Elem.Ed.

Which would be one of the best ways that a teacher can help a student deal with stress? A. Applying proper management techniques. B. Counseling children and families on the effects of stress. C. Providing soothing and relaxing hands-on activities. I do not know if the correct ...
9. ### Math-help please

My daughter is doing 5th grade math division. Her teacher has shown her a different way to divide these days. I know the answer I get (the old way), but can you tell me how you get the answer for 233 divided by 29. They have her "Xing" out the last 3 in 233 and dividing it ...
10. ### To debbie: business math

You've posted at least 25 business math questions in the last couple of days, with no indication of your own efforts. In addition you ignored my request to respond to the requests we made to your early posts. As I told you yesterday, until you respond to them, your posts will ...
11. ### 4th grade math

I too am trying to help my son with his math homework. Problem is: at a Pokemon Tournament there are 6 players. Each player counted his cards at the beginning: These are the landmarks for the group: Minimum: 8, Maximum: 16, Moes: 13, Median: 14. Lisrt the numbers of cards each...
12. ### Math

Hello, I'm doing a review sheet for math and a certain question states: "solve: ln(3/4)" What should I take solve to mean? Do I just change it's form to ln(3/4) = ln3 - ln 4 ? Or, perhaps, I need to actually enter in the value into a calculator. How would you take on this ...
13. ### Math,english,further math,government,CRS,lit in english,yoruba,civic,agric,biology

The fourth and sixth term of an arithmetic progession are -4 and -10 respectively. Find A.the common difference B.the first term C.sum of the first twelve terms
14. ### The Curriculum

Which of the following is not an effective instructional strategy to help children develop math concepts? A. Using collections of commonly found objects for them to explore and manipulate B. Encouraging children to come up with their own conclusions rather than giving them ...
15. ### math

wat is the squre root of 309 http://www.math.com/students/calculators/source/square-root.htm
16. ### Science

Read an article, and use the article to jump-start your thinking about designing your very own space mission. Think about what you want to explore in the solar system (and why!) and how you might get there. Click on the link below to read the Science NetLinks article “...
17. ### math

I need a formula. At a math contest,12 problems were given. Five points were awarded for each correct answer, and two points were deducted for each incorrect answer. Matt's score was 39. How many correct answer did he have
18. ### English

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/eyes/ Be sure to read the entire section called Context. Make note of when she lived, when and where she was educated, when she published, etc. All those times can be cross referenced with a good timetable or article about the whole post-Civil War...
19. ### math and desperate

What similarities and differences are there between functions and linear equations? Are all linear equations functions? Is their an instance when a linear equation is not a function support your answer. Im not good at math please help.
20. ### Fair Game

Okay, I am in 6 grade and I am doing definitions; math definitions. Theres something called a "fair game" but I am not for sure if it has to do wih math, or a regular game... plz help. This assignment is due this week..... (-_-) Thxx !! ~
21. ### math

A book publisher is shipping a new book in boxes of 200. If 30 boxes fit in 1 shipping crate, how many books are in 20 shipping crates? Explain the mental math you used to solve the problem.
22. ### math

1( which number is the solution for m + 90 = 150 A( 50 B( 60 C( 140 D( 240 2(which number is the solution of n/3 = -12 A( -36 B( -4 C( 4 D( 36 3( use mental math to find the solution of 19b = 190 A(10 B(11 C(171 D(280 4(estimate the solution of y + 1.8 = 3.14 to the nearest ...
23. ### Math

There are 24 students in Mrs.Smith's 1st block class. 1/4 of the class passed the math test with an A. 12 students in the class passed the math test with a B. What percent of the students in the class passed the test?
24. ### math

suppose you bought some 32 cents stamps and some 20 cents stamps. you spent \$3.92 for 16 stamps. how many of each stamp did you buy? i got the equation--.32x + .20y = \$3.92 but don't know how to solve for x and y what class/level is this for 8th grade math
25. ### Math

On a math test,12 students earned an A. This number is exactly 25% of the total number of students in the class. How many students are in the class? 'In this problem I'm not sure whether I'm being asked to solve for one or two unknowns. May I have your help ? Thank you.

Out of 42 kids in a class twice as many failed Ela as math,4 failed both. If 7 failed neither, find how many failed each subject. Please help and show work it would be great thanks i really need help thanks
27. ### Math

Pedro spent 2 1/5 hours on his math himework and half as lomg on his science homework one weekend. If his english and social studies homework took 7/8 as long, how much time did he spent on homework that weekend?
28. ### economics

A. Given the above stated preference and supply information, how much alcohol (in ounces) will the average consumer purchase in an average month? How much all other goods will this consumer purchase? B. The program being heavily lobbied by business is to have a tax placed on ...
29. ### math

Hi I need help with this math problem: The plane that contains the points (8,3,1), (2,6,3), and (4,6,2) has an equation of the form ax + by + cz = d. Find coefficients for this equation, trying two different approaches to the problem. One method uses vectors, another does not...
30. ### Math

I am having trouble with the concept of unit conversions for math C30. I am in cyber school and it does not seem to be explaining it as much as I would like. Here is the question: Change 25 kilometers per hour into feet per second. Can you please explain how you are finding ...
31. ### math ( help)

Gli bought 9 cds.some of them cost \$12.75, and the rest cost \$11.95. the total was \$112.35. how many did he buy at each price? Let E be the expensive, and C the cheaper. E+C=9 E(12.75) + C (11.95)=112.35 the answer to your math problem is 6 cds for 12.75 and 3 cds for 11.95
32. ### MATH HELP

shelley spent 17 min washing the dishes. she spent 38 min cleaning her room. explain how you can use mental math to find how long shelley spent on the two tasks?
33. ### Math

I have a question Me and a friend are doing our math homework and ran into a conflict What would be the product of 8-1x0+2/2 I say it would be 5 and my friend here says it would be 1 I did 1x0=0 8+2=10 10/2=5 Thanks
34. ### 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 ...
35. ### Math

John has 4 math books, 6 biology books,, and 8 statistics books to arrange on a shelf. In how many ways can he arrange the books so that books on the same subject are grouped together?
36. ### Statistics

suppose the correla tion between SAT Verbal scores and Math scores is .57 and that these scares are normally distributed. IF a student's Verbal score places her at the 90th percentile, at what percentile would you expect her Math scores to be?
37. ### chemistry

if i have a 21% solution of a product, and i need to make it a 9% solution of the same product what do i do? i am trying to dilute a product that is 21% to a 9% soultion so it can safety be used on cats. i know what to dilute it with, but i do not know how much or the math to ...
38. ### math

i don't understand standard form math and i have to questions what is nine hundredths in standard form and sixteen and six tenths in standard form?
39. ### Math

To determine a GPA: 2(credit( Hr. Art, 3Hr. History, 4 Hr. Science 3 Hr. Math, & 1 Hr. Science lab. The scores were B in Art, A in History, C in Science, B in Math, A in Science Lab. What was the GPA based on 4 point scale? I continue to get 3.2 but that answer is incorrect, ...
40. ### Math

A man selling fruit has only three weights. But with them he can weigh any whole number of kilograms (from 1 kg to 13 kg) inclusive on his balance. What weights does he have? Responses math - Kalyan, Friday, September 5, 2008 at 4:38am The man had 1kg, 3kg and 9 kg weights. ...
41. ### MATH Introduction to Math Skills and Strategies

Petra bought gasoline when the odometer read 15,345.4. After the next filling, the odometer read 15665.6. It took 13.4 gal to fill the tank. a) How many miles did she drive? b) How many miles per gallon (mpg) did the car get?
42. ### Math

Two figures are similar with a similarity ratio of 4 and one side of the figure is 3 cm long. Find the lenght of the side of the similar figure. I don't really know if I have to try to do it like an equation or if there's a formula for this. Sorry if anything's wrong, I'm ...
43. ### math

First grade math Tell the Rule? Group 1 3 flowers w/4 petals each Group 2 3 flowers w/five petals each in triangle?
44. ### math

Math out of box 1 2 3 4 5 this is called steps(s) 5 9 13 17 21 this is called tiles(t) we know you are adding 4, but what is the rule such as (S X S + 4-1-5)I know its not right so help then right the rule for this.
45. ### Math

Whole Number Math Riddle Clue 1: Double my tens digit and get my ones digit. Clue 2: Double me and I am less than 50
46. ### Math

There are 30 students in a math class. 12 belongs to the computer club and 8 belongs to the photograph club. three belongs to both. how many belongs to neither???
47. ### math

Angela scored in the 90th percentile of her class math test. If 27 students scored the same as or lower than she did, how many students are in the class?
48. ### math

if there are 19 boys and 24 girls in the math class. 10 boys and 15 girls are freshman. if you randomly choose a student, what is the probability that it will be a girl or freshman?
49. ### Statistics- Math

One student scored 54 on a math test for which the mean score was 50.5 and the standard deviation was 3.2. Another student scored 80 on a chemistry test for which the mean score was 75.2 and the standard deviation was 5.2. Which student (math or chemistry) had a "better" score...
50. ### Math

Capacity Homework? I was doing my grade 8 math homework on capacity, and I was told to order the capacity of Vase A, B, and C from least to greatest. Vase C is a hourglass based prism, and I don't know the formula for it. Please help?
51. ### English

1. Math is complex but useful. 2. Math is complicated but useful. (Are both okay? Which syllable is stressed in 'complex'? First syllable or second syllable? There seem to be two ways in the dictionary.)
52. ### Math

Shelly is working 250 math problems and she wants to finish in 6 days. If she works the same number of problems each day for 5 days how many problems will she have left to work on day 6?
53. ### Math

This year was first year of online school, and it was the WORST! (I go to connections and I would never advise it to anyone!) Anyways the math FSA for 6th grade is coming up, and my school did not do a good job teaching me, I hardly feel like a learned ANYTHING! And when I ...
54. ### 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...
55. ### math

Fewer than 107 girls attend a basketball camp. A total of 180 children attend at the camp. Which inequality can be used to find the number of boys n tha might have attended the basketball camp? math problem
56. ### Math

Yes, it is I again, with yet another math problem. The question is; In a bag, there are 8 white marbles, 8 blue marbles, 7 red marbles, and 6 yellow marbles. How many marbles does it take to pull out 3 marbles of the same color. (A)6 (B)9 (C)12 (D)15 (E)I forgot the last one I...
57. ### math

Eli's Dad made him a birthday cake, but forgot to buy candles. He could only find a few. But Eli was smart in math, so his Dad said,"The ratio of candles to years is 3 to 5." That gave him the right number. How old was Eli?
58. ### Math

A student wrote this statement: "A triangular prism has a height of 15 inches and a base area of 20 square inches. The volume of the prism is 300 square inches." Identify and correct the error. I am not sure because I am new at doing this kind of math. Please help.
59. ### Math

How do I get the common multiple of 12, 20, and 35? I am not sure I understand the process. I have 18 toy vans I give7 to lexiev. and 2 to kaitlynne how many do I stil have The common multiple is the number that can be divided evenly by all three numbers. Hint: try 12 x 35. Is...
60. ### 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 ...
61. ### math

What is the ratio of English and Science majors to Math and History majors, when you know that there are 400 students majoring in English and 150 students majoring in Science and 200 students majoring in Math and 300 students majoring in History?
62. ### 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 ...
63. ### Math

I need help solving this math problem, please: Problem: Angela's math test had 100 multiple-choice questions. Each correct answer was worth 1 point, each incorrect answer was worth -2 points, and skipped questions were worth 0 points. Angela answered an even number of ...
64. ### math help

I need help solving this math problem, please: Problem: Angela's math test had 100 multiple-choice questions. Each correct answer was worth 1 point, each incorrect answer was worth -2 points, and skipped questions were worth 0 points. Angela answered an even number of ...
65. ### 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 ...
66. ### 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 ...
67. ### guidance and discipline

Miss Vickers second grade class is having a great time with math centers. They are seated where they are comfortable,some on the floor and some at tables.The students are working with manipulatives they chose from the math shelves. They are talking quietly and recording their ...
68. ### Math

We are currently studying "earning money" for math. I read this sentence: When a store claculates its profit as a percentage of its cost price the profit is always bigger than the profit calculated as a percentage of the selling price. What does it mean and please give me an ...
69. ### 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 ...
70. ### math-algebra

Find three different ordered pairs that are solutions of the question x=2 and you have to use -1,0,1 for thje subsitut of y or x i don't know.im so confused please help i don't know the ansrer math is hard I can see why you are confused-- so am I. If x = 2, that is just a ...
71. ### 7th grade Math

I have two questions for math. How do I add/subtract an integer Please give me full notes, or webpage please. Also, my teacher said 10-20E (Problems in book we have to do) Is that evens? because the odd answers are in the back of the text book Thanks,
72. ### math

solve the compound inequalities as demostrated being careful of how a negative x- term is handled in the solving process show all math work arriving at the solutions display a simple line qraph for each solution set as demostrated. -1<3+2x<11 (Your and compound ...
73. ### math

Which situation can be modeled by tossing a coin three times? a. choosing which one of sixteen teams will win a tournament c. selecting a desk from thirty-six in a classroom b. deciding which English teacher of eight will win a trip to London d. picking one of six math teachers
74. ### math

can somebody help me with this math problem? I don't understand what i'm supposed to do, so a few links to tutorials or an explanation would be really helpful! "sam recorded how many pounds he gained each month for four months and recorded the results as 1/8, 0.75, 2/5, 5/6. ...
75. ### math,algebra

why are function notations important, are they really that important in todays world. Why do make math difficult. what are function notations i don't understand why they are important. 1934.3847569
76. ### math

kenneth has 22 math problems to do for homeworks he has 12 problems done. How many more problems does he have left? If he completes 1 problem every minute, how many more minutes does he have to work?
77. ### math

the mass of 3 dictionaries and 2 textbook is 8 kg and the mass of 3 dictionaries and 3 textbook is 9 kg. find the mass of 5 textbooks? math - Steve, Monday, September 19, 2016 at 5:17am 3d+2t = 8 3d+3t = 9 clearly, t=1 i cant understand it
78. ### Math and Reading

Please help me, my son struggles in the 6th grade. I am afraid that he might have to repeat again. He has low grades in reading and math.I have spoken with his teachers, and they say lack of motivation. How do i help him so he can do what he needs to. I really cant afford ...
79. ### math

5th grade math parent. This will sound dumb but.... 5/7 1/2 and 3/14. The sum is 1 3/7 correct? The question reads MArshall surveyed his classmates and found 5/7 have a sister, 1/2 have a brother, and 3/14 do not have siblings. The question is: Why does it make sense for the ...
80. ### math

5th grade math parent. This will sound dumb but.... 5/7 1/2 and 3/14. The sum is 1 3/7 correct? The question reads MArshall surveyed his classmates and found 5/7 have a sister, 1/2 have a brother, and 3/14 do not have siblings. The question is: Why does it make sense for the ...
81. ### Math Geometry square roots no calculator help ASAP

please some help me I'm stuck on this question describe how to estimate the square root of a number that is not a perfect square without a calculator please make it as simple as possible 7th grade math connections
82. ### 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 ...
83. ### 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 ...
84. ### English

1. My favorite class is math class. 2. My favorite class is a math class. 3. My favorite class is the math class. (Which one is correct?)
85. ### Math-which is correct

1 euro is worth 1.2 U.S dollars if I budget 150\$ per night for a hotel room. What is the maximum number of euros I should spend for a room? My answer is 108 euros as a maximum (with an actual number of 107.425) Correct??? * Math-check my answer - DrBob222, Tuesday, September ...
86. ### 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. ...
87. ### 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...
88. ### 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...
89. ### math

I am sorry but I am not good at math, this may seem like a dumb question but I don't do well with word problems? I can't figure it out, maybe I am making it too hard on myself, can someone point me to the right direction? . The distance from Philadelphia to Sea Isle City is ...
90. ### math

I am sorry but I am not good at math, this may seem like a dumb question but I don't do well with word problems? I can't figure it out, maybe I am making it too hard on myself, can someone point me to the right direction? . The distance from Philadelphia to Sea Isle City is ...
91. ### math

not sure if this had to do with math but my professor gave us this last hw assignment that i don't understand at all. It has to do with the grade scaling he does. 4x Exams = 37450 HW = 9362 Final = 16385 Lab = 23407 Recitation = 7022 Total Points = 93626 He asks whats the ...
92. ### Math

I missied school Friday and am not sure how to do my math homework. here is one problem. If someone will help me figure this out and explain it I would be able to figure the rest out. ** Write two values of x for which the i nequality is true 4.5<x<4.6 Will someone ...
93. ### Math(College Algebra)

I'm having trouble how to set up this math problem: Rebecca Herst received a year-end bonus of \$17,000 from her company and invested the money in an account paying 6.5%. How much additional money should she deposit in an account paying 5% so that the return on the two ...
94. ### math

The city council has decided to add a 0.3% tax on motel and hotel rooms. If a traveler spends the night in a motel room that costs \$55 before taxes, how much will the city receive in taxes from him? I am studying for a exam, would you also know a good website for math review? ...
95. ### Math Help

This is a substitution equation. Would that change the steps that you did? Y=3x+1 Y=5x-3 Answer says x=-2 and y=7 Please explain steps. Thanks math help - MathMate, Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10:25pm Y=3x+1 ...(1) Y=5x-3 ...(2) By comparison of (1) and (2), we conclude that 3x+...
96. ### Math help please

I'm so lost on this math Hw it's over factoring variables and I don't get it. Like my teach said that we are supposed to have the number and letter in front of everything. For example: -14x^2-7x+21 For factoring I got 7x(-2x-1+3) Because my teacher told me to to combine both 7...
97. ### math

I have a question on my math that my teacher cant help me with because this one is for try it. Can you help me see if it is right?: It says: 12 . Wich is equal to 30 hundreths? A)3 thousandths B)3tenths C)3 tens D)3thousands I think the answer is B but, it really confuses me ...
98. ### Math

The concrete for a sidewalk is being poured outside the perimeter of a new subdivision, which is a 280 ft. by 720 ft. rectangle. The building code requires that the sidewalk be 5 feet wide and 8 inches deep. How many cubic yards of concrete will need to be poured? math: ...
99. ### Math

Situation: You exercised 24 hours each month for a year. How many hours did you exercise by the end of the year? You may be able to do the math mentally thanks to expanded notation and the Distributive Property How would I put this into distributive property??
100. ### math

hi my name is hedi and i am in serious need with help with some math problems dealing with polynomials can some one please help me? Determine whether each expression is a polynomial. If it is a polynomial, state the degree of the polynomial. (This is the question) 1.5x^3+2xy6^...