# Critical Thinking/Math

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### math

If 8 people went to a party and each person shook hands at least one time. how many total hand shakes would there be? Think about how many people the first person would shake hands with, how many people the second person would shake hands with, and so forth. THANK YOU FOR YOUR...

### math help

could some one please explain to me reciprocal how to find the reciprocal my math home work says find the reciprocal of (-1/8)(13/2)(4) reciprocal you change over so is the -1/8 -8/1 or would it be 8/1 13/2 would be 2/13 4 would be 4/1 then 1/4 then i would multiply all ...

### Math

Abby can buy an 8 pound bag dog of food for $7.40 or a 4 pound bag of the same dog food for $5.38. Which is the better buy? My answer: I would have to say to buy an 8 pound bag of dog food. I am confused though if they are asking what math operation to do. Please assist me if ...

### math,mathguru

you asked me about how did i came up with my answer this is what i did: Write each fraction in simplest form. #18 (-5x^3y^3)/(-20xy^4) = (3X(-5)X(x)X(x)X(x)X(y)X(y)X(y))/(2X2X(-5)X(x)X(y)X(y)X(y)X(y)) = after canceling the common terms top and bottom i am left with = 3 and 2 ...

### English

I had to place these statements in the Fallacy Types I thought they belonged in. Did I do this right or am I completely wrong here? Fallacies are confusing.Thanks Everyone Ad hominem/genetic 7. I don’t care if she is the top psychiatrist in the state! Her theory on sibling ...

### Math

1.how many different permutations can you make with the letters in the word s e v e n t e e n ? 2.a teacher has a set of 12 probelms to use on a math exam. the teacher makes different versions of the exam by putting 10 questions on each exam. how many different exams can the ...

### Pre algebra

How do I complete each ORDERED PAIR solution to the given equation? y=-x+9;(4),(9),(0) I looked up math ordered pairs at www.google.com, and these are the results. There may be a site in here with an explanation to help you. http://www.google.com/search?q=math+ordered+pairs&...

### Math

I have three math problems that I have tried to solve but I do not think they are correct. Can someone please help me! 1. What is the product of 225 and 507? I came up with 225 x 507 = 114075 2. Divide by moving the decimal point. 10.5 ÷ 100 I came up with 0.105 to be the ...

### English

1. He solved two math questions with ease. 2. He solved two math problems with ease. 3. He solved two mathematical problems/questions with ease. (Are all the same? Which one is commonly used?)

### Math

You have a Spanish club meeting every fourth day and a math club meeting every tenth day. When is the first time they will meet on the same day? My Answer: 4 + 10=14 they would meet on the 14th day Would that be the correct answer? I am confused.

### math

help please find the greatest common factor of 385 and 1365. 385=5x7x11 1365=3x5x7x13 now which factors do you see common? 5x7 or 35 Here is what I had 385=5x7x11 1365=3x5x7x13 5x7=35 is this correct yes, exactly how I showed you thank you yes your math is correct

### Math

Hi. I found this question on a Math Counts practice test and it seriously confused me. I've never learned about this, and it would help if someone helped me. Thanks in advance. How many elements are in the intersection of the set of all the prime numbers less than 30 and the ...

### Math

I need help with these three math question. 1st question. What is the additive inverse of 5 on the 12-hour clock? 2nd question. What is the equivalent number on the 12-hour clock. -22 the choices for this question is, 5 or 2 or 3 or 1. 3rd question. I need to find the additive...

### Math

the average score on a math test for 16 students was 66. six more students took the test. the average of the six was 74. What was the average of all of the students?

### Math, Science, Writing, Language, Test Preparation

I was wondering can I receive website to help me prepare for vocabulary, geometry, chemistry, PSAT, SAT, and ACT Thanks Study skills are number one, as far as I can see. Subject areas are included in these sites, too: http://www.studygs.net/ http://www.d.umn.edu/kmc/student/...

### Re: Physics/Math

A can of sardines is made to move along an x axis from x1 = 0.2 m to x2 = 1.2 m by a force given by F = iF0exp(-0.4x), with x in meters and F0 = 4.5 N. (Here exp is the exponential function.) How much work is done on the can by the force? For Further Reading * Physics/Math - ...

### Math (Algebra II)

I'm trying to finish up my summer math packet, and I'm almost done, but I'm having trouble figuring out this one: "Divide and simplify these expressions." (3x^4 - 2x^3 + 16x - 192) / (x^2 - 8) so, that's 3x to the 4th, minus 2x cubed, plus 16x, minus 192 ---> all divided by...

### Math

Can you please help me with a math problem Suppose the ball was 3.24 feet above ground when it was hit, and that it reached a maximum height of approximately 102.51 feet when it had traveled a ground distance of approximately 214.26 feet. The ball lands after traveling a ...

### 5th grade - MATH

Can someone help me figure out the way to solve this math word problem? Gerri bought a small bag of peanuts and ate 1/2 of the peanuts on Monday. On Tuesday, she ate 1/2 of the peanuts that were left. On Wednesday, she ate 1/2 of the peanuts that were left from Tuesday. She ...

### Math

math puzzle: i am less than 3000. all four digits are odd. all four digits are different. the sum of my tens digit and ones digit is 16. i am divisible b 13. who am i? Ans: the thousand digit must be 1, the hundreds digit is 3 or 5. The tens and ones digits are 9,7 or 7, 9. So...

### English Check please

The High School Step Team Karla’s cousin Jade urged her to join the step team. “This afternoon you should definitely try out!” Jade suggested after the final bell rang. “I know she wants the best for me,” Karla thought to herself, “but I’m not sure I’d be any ...

### Early Child Ed.

Would you please help with this question? (These questions that asks which is "NOT" really confuse me)!! Which one of the following is usually an effective way to stop disruptive behavior that is NOT harmful to the child or others? A) Remove the child from the group ...

### math

Eddie buys 100 sheets of heavyweight paper to make a notebook. He places 1/4 of the sheets in a section for English and 1/3 of the reamining sheets in a section for math. Which section is thicker if the 100 sheets of heavyweight paper is 2/5 in per 100 sheets?

### Language Arts

civil Disobedience Part 2: Thoreau’s ideas had a profound effect on a man named Gandhi. Gandhi, was a leader in India who worked to end British rule. He led India to independence and inspired many to non-violent forms of protest and resistance. He fought to end poverty, ...

### math

Sally answered 90% of the math test questions and 80% of the history test questions correctly. If each test had 50 questions, how many questions in all did she answer correctly? I think that she answered 85 questions in all that were correct. Am I right?

### Math

This math question i do not get it is Sanjay earns $13.00 each week from his papaer route.He earns $.15 for each daily paper and $.35 for each sunday papaer he delivers. He delivers twice as many daily papers as sunday papers. How many of each type does he deliver each week. ...

### Math

This math question i do not get it is Sanjay earns $13.00 each week from his papaer route.He earns $.15 for each daily paper and $.35 for each sunday papaer he delivers. He delivers twice as many daily papers as sunday papers. How many of each type does he deliver each week. ...

### MATH

IF JACK AND JILL ARE COMPARING RESULTS OF A MATH TEST AND jACK HAD 40 CORRECT ANSWERS AND JILL HAD 50 CORRECT ANS AND THERE WERE 32 QUESTIONS THEY BOTH GOT RIGHT AND 6 THEY BOTH GOT WRONG. HOW DO I FIND THE NUMBER OF QUESTIONS ON THE TEST?

### Math

I'm confused about a question on a math test. The question is: Which statement is a true statement? The answer choices are: A. All rectangles are squares B. All squares are rectangles C. Every rhombus is a rectangle D. Every rectangle is a rhombus. I really need help. Thanks!

### Math

Hello, I need help with a 5th grade math question. The red train returns to central station every 45 min. The blue train returns to central station every 60 min. If both trains leave the station together, in how many min. will they both be back at the station at the same time?

### math plzzzzzzz help

this is grade 10 math questions a rectangular window is 5 feet 3 inches in length, and 3 feet 6 inches in width. if the perimeter of the window must have caulking that costs 32cents per inch, how much will the caulking cost?? the answer is $67.20 but i got 846.73 :( what i did...

### Science/Math/HElP

Science- A 25N object is 3 meters up. How much potential energy does it have? our teacher said that the formula for finding out potential energy is PE = Mass * Gravity * Height. The gravity on Earth is always 9.8, but my problem is that instead of mass the object is measured ...

### math,correction

Can someone help me with these...plz Simplify 2radical (12) + 4 radical (27) if i simplify radical (12) i get 2radical (3) then if i simplify radical (27) i get 3radical (3). so now i don't know if i'm doing this correctly or how to set it up... 2 sqrt 12 + 4 sqrt 27 4 sqrt 3...

### math

My Math Problem When wrapping a birthday gift for his mother, Kenji adds an additional 2.5 square feet of gift wrap to allow for overlap. How many square feet of gift wrap will Kenji use to wrap a gift 3.5 feet long, 18 inches wide, and 2 feet high? My answer is 30.5 square feet

### Chemistry

1/[N2O] = 1/(1.75M) + (1.10E-3M^-1 S^-1)(1852s) [N2O] = 0.383 M I know I posted a similar question but I am having trouble with this one as well. Should I do 1/1.75 first and then add 1.10e-3 and then multiply by 1852? Math(Thank you for your help) - john, Friday, March 9, ...

### Math

There is a football field and the length shows 120 yd and the width is 53 1/3 yd a. What are the dimensions of a football field in feet? b. A chalk line is placed around the perimeter of the football field. What is the length of this line in feet? c. About how many laps around...

### math

$340,000 in budget for 210 employees inyr 1988, in1989 there were 267 employees with same budget. What should've been budget for 1989 and what was % of change from 1988 to 1989? Show me the formula for the answer Nicole: The way this works is that you do as much of a problem ...

### math

1.solve for the given variable: x + 1/2 = 1 1/2 3/4 1*** 2 3 2. solve for the given variable: 10/13n = -30/39 -20/13 0 100/169 -1*** 3. solve for the given variable: k-3/4 = 10 43 5.5*** 37 52 PLEASE HELP ME WITH MY MATH!!!!

### Math

Diane took a math test. The ratio of the number of problems Diane got incorrect to the number of problems she got correct was 2:7. If the test had 36 questions on it, how many problems did she get correct?

### Math Word Problem

Please help with this math word problem: Jamal has a 5X7 picture that he took on his summer vaction and he wants to use a photo copier to enlarge it to an 8X10 picture. To enlarge Jamal has to specify a percent between 50% and 200% on the copier. Explain 2 different ways Jamal...

### psychology

# 1.21 (1 pts.) William is acutely retarded and requires intense care. His IQ has been measured at approximately 15. What term would be used to classify William's level of retardation? A) mild B) moderate C) severe D) profound # 1.22 (1 pts.) Shannon has been diagnosed with ...

### Math

Name School Team Event 3: Logic and Reasoning (with calculators) 5th/6th grade Math Meet ‘08 For each number pattern, fill in the next five terms. (2 pts. each blank) ANSWER KEY 1st term 2nd term 3rd term 4th term 5th term 6th term 7th term 8th term 9th term 10th term 1) 2) ...

### science(chem) Dr.Bob-> need help on this long lab

For 1 part of the lab I: prepare 4-Bromo-2-chloro-6-iodoaniline I dissolve 250mg recrystallized 4- Bromo-2-chloro-6-iodoaniline in 4ml of glacial acetic acid in 25ml erlenmyer flask and add 1ml water to the mixture. Then I prepare a solution of 250mg technical iodine ...

### Math

Hello I did my math homework, but I need someone to check if I did it right or not. 1. A = z>=4 B = z<7 Write A or B and A and B using interval notation Answer: A or B = (-infinity, infinity) A and B = [4,7) 2. Write the algebraic expression for the following: 8 is less ...

### Math

A math class has girls and boys in the seventh grade and girls and boys in the eighth grade. The teacher randomly selects a seventh grader and an eighth grader from the class for a competition. What is the probability that the students she selects are both girls? Write your ...

### Philosophy

I have to write an essay (1000 words) on Niezsche (explain the phrase 'God is dead'). So far I have nearly 600 words. I am struggling with it though now. Here is what I have written: Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher of the 19th century. He wrote many critical texts...

### math

Hi I am looking for a certain number line for a test you guys should have a place in search so we all can show you if you have it then this web site will be poppen well i had a math qestion to it goes like this i had 55 apples and i got 100 more then i gave 44 away then I ...

### math

*The value of the z-score in a hypothesis test is influenced by a variety of factors. Assuming that all other variables are held constant, explain how the value of z is influenced by each of the following: a. Increasing the difference between the sample mean and the original ...

### history

the Puritan dilemma 1. Englishmen rejoiced when Henry VIII turned his back on the Pope because now they felt they would be free to join the Protestant Reformation and gain a purer church. A) True B) False 2. Puritan's believed that marriage came before God. A) True B) False 3...

### math help please

two cards are dealt in succession from a standard deck of cards. find the probability that the first card is a diamond or a king. probability that the second card is red given that the first card was a heart. if two dice are rolled, what is the probability of rolling at least ...

### Fourth grade math - math book PearsonRealize

Homework 6-3 (1) Kareem has 216 role-playing game cards. His goal is to collect all 15 sets of cards. There are 72 cards in a set. How many more cards dose Kareem need to reach his goal? (2) Nichole has $9 to spend on cards. She finds friends with the same amount of money to ...

### Math

A glass is filled with water and the total weight is 220g. If the glass is halffilled with water, the total weight is 120g. What is the net weight of the glass? There may be a logic way of doing it but the following is the longer "math" way. G = weight of the glass W = weight ...

### MATH

1 My Math problem Intergers 2-(-2) = -4 iS -4 CORRECT 2.Between noon and 3pm, temp dropped 9 degrees (f). It increased 4 degrees (f) between 39m & 5pm and dropped 15 degrees(F) between 5om and midnight.If the temperature was -2 degrees (f) at midnight, what was the temperature...

### Math

Please exlain how I "use the power of ten to change each to a decimal". I was in a band lesson when my math teacher taught this. Thanks. 4 over 50 9 over 25 (fractions) 4/50= 0.08=8.0*10(exponent-2),exponent-2 means to move the decimal point to the left 2 spaces.. 9/25=0.36=3....

### Chemistry -thanks

Hi,there was an error with the procedure. 1.0g NaOH sample was dissolved in 5ml of water and acidified with 4ml of conc. nitric acid,not dilute nitric acid. This was then made up to 15ml with water.After acidifying with conc. nitric acid instead of dilute nitric acid, no such ...

### math

There are 25 students in math class. 15 students are female. What percent of the class is female

### math

in math class ,the ratio of boys to girls are 4:8 ,if they are 24 girls in the class,how many boys are there

### emglish

Bravery in Beowulf Create a narrative poem in the Anglo saxon style of beowulf,is this right Bravery is like a very trusted friend, it will never let you down. That statement holds true in the great epic of "Beowulf." "Beowulf" is the story of a great hero who comes to the aid...

### math

Could someone please show me what I did worng in my math questions? any help will be greatly appreciated! I put my teachers response under the questions 4. Solve: 5|2x + 1 | = 55 Divide both side by 5: |2x+1|=11 2x+1=11 and 2x+1= -1 +1 +1 +1 +1 2x = 12 2x = -10 X=5 x=-6 What ...

### MATH

I have math questions I need to check my answers can you please help me 1. 4x4x4x4x4 as a power of 4 answer 4 to the fifth power 2.a bedroom is 10 ft by 11 ft what is the perimeter? answer 42 ft evaluate 72/8-9/3=6 3.Jamal is fencing a rectangular field that measures 25 ft by ...

### Math HELP PLEASE

How many inches a wall in an everyday house might be? Sorry this is for a math portfolio, this isn't the question, but I just need the inches of a wall. I did use measuring tape. I got 22, even though measuring tape, it measured in Feet and Meters. I used another measuring ...

### Math

Ok I'm on castle learning and for homework this weekend we have to do #1-4 (assignments) that is due on Saturday @ midnight because that the time it will close and I need help on this question. My assignment is: Math 7 (Q1) Assign #2 - Fractions (i already did the others) Qs. ...

### math

Two teams, the Exponents and the Radicals, square off in a best of 5 math hockey tournament. Once a team wins 3 games, the tournament is over. The schedule of the tournament (for home games) goes: E-R-E-R-E If the Exponents are playing at home, there is a 60% chance they'll ...

### math

Two teams, the Exponents and the Radicals, square off in a best of 5 math hockey tournament. Once a team wins 3 games, the tournament is over. The schedule of the tournament (for home games) goes: E-R-E-R-E If the Exponents are playing at home, there is a 60% chance they'll ...

### Tutor

does anyone know where i can get a free interactive online tutor? I don't really need it all the time, I just need one for math when I'm confused. You guys all do a great job but I was wondering if anyone knows where a tutor would be. Anywhere from AIM to email. Or something? ...

### statistics

Calculate the z-score for each set of data. Determine who did better on her respective test, Tonya or Lisa. Student English Test Grade z-Score Student Math Test Grade z-Score John 82 Jim 81 Julie 88 Jordan 85 Samuel 90 Saye 79 Tonya 86 Lisa 82 Mean 86.50 81.75 St. Dev. 3.42 2....

### math

) A wierd number is a number that is the product of two consecutive primes, such as 7x11=77 . What is the least common multiple of the 5 smallest wierd number 7) According to an ancient belief, when a friend visits a sick person, 1/70 of his sickness is taken away. What is the...

### math, help

can someone give me suggestions i am learning how to graph linear equations with two variables. What are two methods of graphing lines? That include order pairs, axes,slope, and intercepts. Can some help me when you get a few minutes i'll appreciate it.... thanks a million ...

### math;);)

During one term in Math 310, Min Lee took seven tests, the last of which carried twice the weight of each of the others when averages were computed. Min’s test-score vector for the term was [84,78,91,80,72,88,83]. Show that Min’s final average, a weighted average, can be ...

### math(check answers please)

please check my math answers again thanks. by the age of 27,justin had visited 25 out of the 50 states.what fraction of the states had justin visited?write the answer in simplest form. A.2/1 B.25/50 C.1/2(I PICKED THIS) D.1/3 Heather drove 10 miles in 22 minutes.which is the ...

### math

Hi, I have a math problem that I can't understand how to write the equation for. The question says: a ball is thrown upwards from an initial height of 20 meters at an initial velocity of 10 meters per second. Write an equation for the height (h) of the ball at time (t). My ...

### Math

Consider a system of notebook computers for a college math laboratory. The set of computers costs $10,000 and will be salvaged for $2,000 at the end of a 3-year period. Prepare a depreciation schedule using a 150%-declining balance rate for the system. The depreciation ...

### 4th grade Math

Miguel would like to figure out how many blocks he would need to build the 25th dragon without actually building it. He knows that there is a pattern to his hexagon dragons. Can you write a rule in words or a math expression that Miguel can use to figure out the total number ...

### Science-math

The equation for the decomposition of silver oxide is 2(Ag2)o yields 4Ag +o2. Set up ratio to calculate the number of oxygen molecules released when 1 gram of silver oxide is broken down. There are 2.6 x 10 to 21 power molecules in 1 gram of silver oxide. I know that it is a 2...

### math 116

Will someone please help me slove this problem. A family refers to a group of two or more people related by birth, marriage,or adoption who resides together. In 2,00in Country A, the average family net worth was $460,000, and there were about 9.3 x 10 to the seventh power ...

### Math 213 Elementary Math

Suppose you have a friend named Ed. He and his four friends are having ice cream. There are only three flavors available at the ice cream store they are visiting: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. One of Ed’s friends, Stacey, eats chocolate exclusively. How many different ...

### Math 213 Elementary Math

Suppose you have a friend named Ed. He and his four friends are having ice cream. There are only three flavors available at the ice cream store they are visiting: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. One of Ed’s friends, Stacey, eats chocolate exclusively. How many different ...

### Math 213 Elementary Math

Suppose you have a friend named Ed. He and his four friends are having ice cream. There are only three flavors available at the ice cream store they are visiting: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. One of Ed’s friends, Stacey, eats chocolate exclusively. How many different ...

### Math 213 Elementary Math

Suppose you have a friend named Ed. He and his four friends are having ice cream. There are only three flavors available at the ice cream store they are visiting: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. One of Ed’s friends, Stacey, eats chocolate exclusively. How many different ...

### Math 6 scale math

A model of a rail road station has a scale of 1 inch equals 3.5 feet. The dimensions of the model railroad are 34 inches by 18 inches. What are the dimensions of the actual railroad station? 3.5 feet by 18 feet 34 feet by 63 feet 102 feet by 63 feet 119 feet by 63 feet How do ...

### fractions

my teacher gave us some fraction problems for homework, but I'm confused about how to go about solving the problem. The problem is what is 2/4 of 8. Can you show me the steps so I can do the rest of the math problems? 2/4 reduces (or simplies if you prefer) to lower terms. ...

### Business Math

Consider a system of notebook computers for a college math laboratory. The set of computers costs $10,000 and will be salvaged for $2,000 at the end of a 3-year period. Prepare a depreciation schedule using a 150%-declining balance rate for the system. The depreciation ...

### business math

Consider a system of notebook computers for a college math laboratory. The set of computers costs $10,000 and will be salvaged for $2,000 at the end of a 3-year period. Prepare a depreciation schedule using a 150%-declining balance rate for the system. The depreciation ...

### math

At the faculty costume party , each teacher from Transylvania Middle school came dressed as his of her favorite creepy creature . The teachers arrived one at a time , and when a new teacher came in , each of the teachers already there lined up at the door and shook hands with ...

### 5th grade math and science question

Can you tell me if I answered these correctly? SCIENCE: How is the basic structure of living organisms different from that of non-living organisms? MY ANSWER: Living things need energy, nutrients, water and sunlight. Non Living things have no life at all. MATH: Explain how an ...

### Mathematics

Raymond took a survey of classmates to determine the favorite subject of the students in his middle school the results of his survey are shown in the table english=9 math=17 science 13 social studies=11 There are 300 students in Raymond's middle school based on his results ...

### Math Decimals

Jason has 4 tiles. Each tile has a number printed on it. The numbers are 2,3,6, and 8. A decimal number is formed using the tiles and the clues. Be a math detective and find the number. Clues: digit in tens place is the greatest number. digit in tenths is less than the digit ...

### MATH!!

~Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric fund the next three terms~ *Doing a math unit test and stuck on these five* 1.14,19,24,29.... 2.-2,8,-16,32... 3.81,27,9,3... 4.What are the first four terms of an arithmetric sequence if the common diffrence is 1.5 ...

### math

I asked this question but no one answered it. Can someone please help explain this before I have my math test today. THANKS. A carpenter has several boards of equal length. He cuts 3/5 of each board. After cutting the boards the carpenter noticies he has enough pieces left to ...

### english literature

hi i have written a review below but its word limit is very high. please help me reduce it to around 200 words or a bit more. thanks in advance. 1. Introduction: Overwhelmed by political intrigue, confronted by a world adversarial to moral sensibilities, the play dramatizes ...

### english literature

hi i have written a review below but its word limit is very high. please help me reduce it to around 200 words or a bit more. thanks in advance. 1. Introduction: Overwhelmed by political intrigue, confronted by a world adversarial to moral sensibilities, the play dramatizes ...

### Math fractions

Carlos spent 1 1/4 hours doing his math home work. He spent 1/4 of this time practicing his multiplication facts. How many hours did Carlos spend practicing his multiplication facts? Need an answer in numbers and an answer in fractions.

### Axia Math 117

I am of need of HELP. I am working on the word problems for AXIA math 117 and I do not understand the first problem. I have listed the information below. I have tried many times and I have not figured this out. My assignment is due tomorrow and I am desperate for help with ...

### math To MS.SUE

Ms sue i really want a hundred percent on one algebra test im in algebra and im so smart and good at math but the thing is in my class we tooken 4 tests and on all of then i only got one wrong whit the most minor common mistake i don't understand just one question wrong i ...

### Math Poster Project

I have do complete a poster for math but I have some confusing instructions at first. Please help me understand and provide an example using the directions below that were given to me: Choose four rational numbers. At least two of your numbers should be between -1 and 1, one ...

### Math

For a math homework assignment, Karla found the area and perimeter of a room of her house. She reported that the area of her rectangular living room is 180 square feet and that the perimeter is 54 feet. When drawing a sketch of her living room the next day, she realized that ...

### math

The number of boxes on a truck varies directly with the time since the workday began. At 3 hours after the workday began, there are 207 boxes on the truck. How many boxes should we expect there to be on the truck hours after the workday began? Show the math.

### Math

Math help please? Eric, Jose, Shannon, and Jackie wanted to plant a garden. Jose’s dad said they could use a rectangular space in the backyard that was 8 m by 4 m. The friends decided they would first like to make a colorful border for the garden using small flowering plants...

### Math

I need an expiation on a math concept, because I know the right answer, I just don't know why it is The problem says to find the absolute maximum and minimum of the function f(x)=x^3-12x over the interval [-5, 2] I found the 1st der. 3x^2-12 and set equal to zero, got the x ...