Pre Calculus
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PreCalculus
How do you find the polynomial funtion that best models data givn in a table for x and f(x). The only example in my testbook shows how to do it on a calculator but I cannot find any instructions with my calculator to tell me how to do it. The data for x=5, 4,3, 2, 1, 0, 1... 
PreCalculus
How do you find the polynomial funtion that best models data givn in a table for x and f(x). The only example in my testbook shows how to do it on a calculator but I cannot find any instructions with my calculator to tell me how to do it. The data for x=5, 4,3, 2, 1, 0, 1... 
pre calculus
A wire 10m long is cut into 2 pieces. one piece will be cut into a square the other piece will be shaped into a circle. Graph A= A(x) for what value of x is A smallest? 
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use the rational zeros theorem to find all the real zeros of the polynomial function. use the zeros to factor f over the real numbers: f(x)=x^4+2x^37x^28x+12 I am totally lost, please help? 
PreCalculus
I am having trouble with several problems: 1) Find the coordinates of the center, foci, and the vertices, and the equations of the asymptotes of the graph of the equation (x+1)^2/2  y^2/8 =1 2) Write the standard form of the equation of the circle that is tangent to x= 2 and... 
PreCalculus
I am having trouble with several problems: 1) Find the coordinates of the center, foci, and the vertices, and the equations of the asymptotes of the graph of the equation (x+1)^2/2  y^2/8 =1 2) Write the standard form of the equation of the circle that is tangent to x= 2 and... 
preCalculus
The coffee starts out at 176 degrees, and cools off like this… Min Degrees 1 169 2 162 3 156 5 146 10 125 15 111 20 101 30 90 60 81 If he measured the coffee at 2 hours and 3 hours, what temperature would it be? 
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Could someone please help me with this problem? square root of (2x+1) 5 = 8 I think I take the 5 and add it to the 8 and then I have square root of (2x+1) = 13 then do I square both sides and end up with 2x+1 = 13^2 2x+1=169 2x+11=1691 2x=168 x=84 am I even close on this? 
Pre Calculus
A motorboat travels 48 miles down a river in the same time it takes to travel 32 miles up the river. If the rate of the current is 4 miles per hour that is the rate of the boat still water? 
PreCalculus
A.Verify the identity. B.Determine if the identity is true for the given value of x. Explain. Sec(x) / tan(x) = tan(x) / [tan(x) – cos(x)],x = π I already solved A and I believe it's true; however, I need help with B. 
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if the cost to to produce 100 cups of coffee is 11.02, while the cost to produce 400 cups is 401.12, what is the linear cost function? 
pre calculus
A bag contains 4 blue marbles, 2 black marbles, and 3 red marbles. If a marble is randomly drawn from the bag, what is probability that it is not black? 1/2 2/9 5/9 7/9 14/19 
PreCalculus
Find the inverse function for the function f(x)=2^(x)+1/2^(x)1 You will need to use some properties of logarithmic functions to find the inverse of this particular function. 
Pre Calculus
interest 7%; investment $2000, compounded monthly  how much after 10 years. I am very close on this one but must be missing an important step: A(t) = 2,000(1 + .07/12)^(10)(12) A(10) = 2,000(1.0058)^120 A(10) = 2,000(2.0017 = 4003.4 However the answer is actual $4220.29 What ... 
Pre Calculus
mx3nx2+5x1 is divided by x2 the remainder is 39. When divided by x1 the remainder is 3. What are the values of m and n. Didn't know how to do the superscript for mx3 
Pre Calculus
How are the factors of a polynomial related to the xintercepts of a polynomial? How do you find the xintercepts given the factors? 
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Solving problems that involve logarithms the sound at a rock concert decreases by 10% for every 5m travvelled. how far does it take for a volume of 2000 decibels to decrease to 20 decibels? i don't know what to do for this one the growth decay formula i got is A = P(X)^t/n I ... 
Pre Calculus
A contractor is to fence off a rectangular field along a straight river, the side along the river requiring no fence. What is the least amount of fencing needed to fence of 30,000 meters squared? 
PreCalc
Can you show me how to find the rectangular equation of r=2costheta + 3 sin theta All I need is an example to work off I was absent today from PreCalc and I have homework to do and no explanation with themPlease help with this one Thank you 
Precalculus
You are given a 12"x18" piece of construction paper. You are to cut a square out of each corner in order to create a 3dimensional opentop box. What size squares would you need to cut in order to maximize the volume of the box? 
PreCalculus
Define the inverse secant function by restricting the domain of the secant function to the intervals (0, pi/2) and (pi/2, pi), and sketch the inverse function’s graph. 
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A triangular parcel of land has borders of lengths 55 meters, 85 meters, and 100 meters. Find the area of the parcel of land. 
PreCalculus
A certain sum of money is invested in a business. in each year this investment earns 1 1/2 times as much as in the preceding year. If the investment earned a total of $29,250.00 in four years, how much did it earn in the fourth year? 
Pre Calculus
Tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, has a halflife of 12.4 years. Of an initial sample of 69 grams, how much will remain after 75 years? a. 1.5848 grams b. 61.5289 grams c. 0.0000 grams d. 1.0426 grams e. 17.2500 grams 
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can you check my work? find two sets of parametric equations for the given rectangular equation x+y^2=4 x=y^2+4 y=t^2 x=t^2+4 x=t^3 y=t^3+4 Find a polar equation of an ellipse with its focus at the pole an eccentricity of e=1/4 and directrix at y=4. answer: √(x^2 + y^2... 
Precalculus
A square of size x inches is cut out of each corner of an 8in by 12in piece of cardboard, and the sides are folded up to form an opentopped box. Determine the dimensions of the cutout squares that will produce the box of maximum volume. 
PreCalculus
Which is the best example of the use of parametric equations? A. Measuring weight on the moon. B. Finding the position of a person in a city. C. Determining the position of a satellite during a specific time of day. D. Finding the right parameters to use for a construction ... 
Pre calculus
Find the domain of the function. f(x) = 2x + 4 A. (∞, 0) u(0, ∞) B. (∞, ∞) C. [4, ∞) D. (0, ∞) 
Pre calculus
Find the domain of the function. f(x) = 2x + 4 A. (∞, 0) u(0, ∞) B. (∞, ∞) C. [4, ∞) D. (0, ∞) 
PreCalculus
Operations with Functions write the function below as either a sum/difference/product/quotient of 2 r more functions a. h(x) = x^2+3x+9 How Would I do this? My teacher just did this f(x) = x^2 g(x) 3x+9 ^I don't really understand h(x)=(x+5)(x3) how would I do this one? If h(x... 
PreCalculus
Solve 0 = 3x^2 + 5x 1 by completing the square. Express your answer as exact roots. 3(x^2 + 5/3 + 25/36) = 1 (x+ 5/6)^2 = 37/36 sq root( x + 5/6)^2 = sq root (37/36) x + 5/6 = + sq root 37/6 x = 5/6 + square root 37 /6 < (Sorry for the work being so messy! It'd be ... 
PreCalculus
The function f(x)= x^4 is not onetoone. Find a suitable restriction on the domain of f so that the new function that results is onetoone. Then find the inverse of f. Restrict it to be nonnegative to meet the 11 requirement. 
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I posted a problem earlier and made a mistake the question is what is the domain and range of f(x)= log subscript 3 (1x)? Sorry! The answer is the same. The domain and range will be the same as if it were log base 40. 
Pre Calculus
Newton's law of cooling T(t)= Tm + (ToTm)e^kt, k >0\ Evaluate T(0). Simplify and explain the result I'm very confused on how to do this, i think i will be able to explain the result but if you could help me simplify this that would be great, Thank you very much. 
PreCalculus
A.Verify the identity. B.Determine if the identity is true for the given value of x. Explain. [cot(x) – 1] / [cot(x) + 1] = [1 – tan(x)] / [1 + tan(x)], x = π/4 I solved A and I believe it's true; however, I need help with B. 
Pre Calculus
Let $\bold{w} = \begin{pmatrix} 2 \\ 1 \end{pmatrix}$. There exists a $2 \times 2$ matrix $\bold{P}$ such that \[\text{proj}_{\bold{w}} \bold{v} = \bold{P} \bold{v}\] for all 2dimensional vectors $\bold{v}$. Find $\bold{P}$. 
Precalculus
1)Which term best describes the linear programming situation represented by x+y=2 why is the answer infeasible? 2)Describe the linear programming situation for this system of inequalities. x < 1 y > 0 3x + y < 5 why is the answer unbounded? 
pre calculus
How many gallons of gas is in a cylindrical tank (that is laying on it’s side, the circular bases are vertical, the diameter of the bases are 5 feet, the length of the tank is 8 feet, the gas is at a 2 ft level)? 
PreCalculus
The exponential function y(x)=Ce^ax satisfies the conditions y(0)=6 and y(1)=7. (a) Find the constants C and a. Enter the exact value of a. (b) Find y(2). Enter the exact answer. Simplify the answer so it does not contain any logarithms. 
pre calculus
Which is worth more after 5 years, an investment of $1000 at 5% interest compounded semi  annually(twice a year). or an investment of $1000 at 5% interest compounded continuously? 
precalculus
suppose a triangle has two sides of lengths a and b. if the angle between these sides varies, what is the maximum possible area that the triangle can attain? what can you say about the minimum possible area? 
pre calculus
Candy and Tim share a paper route. It takes Candy 70 min to deliver all the papers, and it takes Tim 80 min. How long does it take the two when they work together? 
prealgebra
I am actually in 6th grade but I really want to learn more about pre algebra. I was given a task to solve the question of y=9x+3*7 and i don't get what to do. Should I graph? Or solve for y? 
PreCalculus
A town has a population which is growing linearly. In 1970 its population was 36,000 while in 1985 its population was 63,000. Find a formula for its population P(t), where t=0 corresponds to the year 1970. 
Pre Calculus
Find all $2 \times 2$ matrices $\bold{A}$ that have the property that for any $2 \times 2$ matrix $\bold{B}$, \[\bold{A} \bold{B} = \bold{B} \bold{A}.\] 
PreCalculus
Can someone please help me with this problem? De Moivre’s theorem states, “If z = r(cos u + i sin u), then zn = rn(cos nu + i sin nu).” • Verify de Moivre’s theorem for n = 2. a. Provide a correct proof that includes written justification for each step. 
Pre calculus
Dternine the unknown side and angles of each triangle give both solutions. In Abc. Angle C is 31 degrees. a is 5.6 cm and c is 3.9 cm. solve this triangle and give both solutions along with all the steps. tanks 
Calculus
What is the use of Calculus? How is it use in jobs? What jobs use Calculus? Calculus is used in engineering, economics, any physical science, and in business (e.g., actuary studies and statistics). 
Pre Calculus
The electricity in your house is alternating current because the current varies sinusoidally with time. The frequency of sinusoid is 60 cycles per second. Suppose at Time = 0 seconds the current is at its max of 5 amperes. Write an equation expressing current in terms of time 
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A farmer will be adding a rectangular corral to his barn. He has 600 feet of fencing. The part of the barn that is attached to the corral is 150 feet long. Write a function for the area of the corral, A(x) and include the domain Find the answers for both 'x' and 's' 
PreCalculus
The angle θ is in the second quadrant and tan θ = 3/5. Point P is on the terminal arm of angle θ/ Which is a possible coordinate for P? A) (5,√29) B) (3,√29) C) (10,6) D) (6,10) I drew the triangle, and aren't the coordinates supposed to be (5... 
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suppose a triangle has two sides of lengths a and b. if the angle between these sides varies, what is the maximum possible area that the triangle can attain? what can you say about the minimum possible area? could you explain by detail 
precalculus
solve the equation 1. In x + In (x+12) =2 x= ? or either there is no solution 2. solve the exponential equation 9^x=6 What is the exact answer? 3. Use transformations to indentify the graph of the function. Then determine its domain, range, and horizontal asymptote. f(x)=2^x+... 
PreCalculus
An open box is to be made from a piece of cardboard 11 in by 17 in, by cutting out a square of length x from each corner and turning up the sides. Express the volume V of the box as a function of the length x of the side of the square cur from each corner. 
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The Department of Commerce estimated that there were 53 million internet users in the country in 1999 and 90 million in 2002. Find an exponential function that the models the number of Internet users in year x, with x=0 corresponding to 1999. 
PreCalculus
Given that x is an integer, state the relation represented by absolute value y = x/2 and 0 is less than or equal to x which is less than or equal to 2 by listing a set of ordered pairs. Then state whether the relation is a function. Write yes or no. Please helpno clue what ... 
precalculus
I'm trying to describe how the graph is related to the parent function. The parent function is x^3 and the problem is: y=(0.8x)^3 I know its a reflection over the xaxis, but what is the formula for how much it expands or shrinks? Like on another problem it's y=x and y= 0.... 
precalculus
Callaway golf Company has determined that the marginal cost C of manufacturing x Big Bertha Golf clubs may be expressed by the quadratic function: C(x) = 4.9^2  617.4x + 19,600 How many clubs should be produced to minimize marginal cost? 
Honors Pre Calculus
Verify the trigonometric identity:￼ ￼(1+sin x)/ (1sinx)=￼(1+sin x)/[cos x] Hint: [cos x] means the absolute value of cos x 
Honors Pre Calculus
Verify the trigonometric identity:￼ ￼(1+sin x)/ (1sinx)^2=￼(1+sin x)/[cos x] Hint: [cos x] means the absolute value of cos x 
Precalculus
How do you write an equation of a translated line given the equation of the original line and both the translated and original lines on a graph?? Thanks in advance!! 
Precalculus
How do you write an equation of a translated line given the equation of the original line and both the translated and original lines on a graph?? Thanks in advance!! 
precalculus
the path of a ball is given by y=.05+3x^2+3x+5, where y is the height (in feet) of the ball and x is the horizontal distance (in feet) from where the ball was thrown. Find the maximum height of the ball. 
Pre Calculus
Prove that the equation is an identity. sec x/(sec x tan x)=sec^2 x +sec x tan x 
PreCalculus
If h(x)=x^3, what is the difference between h(x) reflected about the xaxis and h(x) reflected about the yaxis? 
Precalculus
prove the identity sin2xsin2y/sin2x+sin2y=tan(xy)/tan(x+y) 
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I'm doing a power point on prek classroom. I need help finding a classroom arragment picture. Like how the room needs to be set up before a prek room open. I hope this makes sense. 
PreVet
I am doing a research paper for my pre vet class but I cant think of a subject to do it on. I would like to use a subject in wildlife veterinary and it needs to be about a medical topic or carreer. Any suggestions? 
PreCalculus
The median salary for male workers for the years 19752006 can be modeled by the function thousand dollars, where x is the number of years from 1970. Find the minimum on the graph of this function between x = 10 and x =30 and interpret it.(Use the window [10, 30] by [40, 45... 
PreCalculus
If a manufacturer has fixed costs of $ 300 , a cost per item for production of $ 60 , and expects to sell at least 100 items, how should he set the selling price to guarantee breaking even? I set up the cost function by writing 300 + 60x, but I don't know what to do next... 
PreCalculus
Find the slope of the tangent line to the curve √(1x+2y) + √(1xy) = 8.24 at the point (2,8)? I know you have to use implicit differentiation, but the radicals keep making me mess up algebraically. Is the changing the radicals to exponents the fastest way? please ... 
Pre calculus
When “superballs” sprang upon the scene in the 1960’s, kids across the United States were amazed that these hard rubber balls could bounce to 90% of the height from which they were dropped. If a superball is dropped from a height of 2 m, how far does it travel by the ... 
precalculus
Move point (3,50 degrees) according to the following symmetries (keep positive) a. symmetrical to the origin b. symmetrical to theta=0 degrees c. symmetrical to theta= 90 degrees 
pre calculus
find 2 solutions of tan θ=.6524 in both degrees and radians. I know the answer are 33.12 degrees/.578 radians and 213.12 degrees/3.72 radians, but how do you find this? Thanks!!!! 
PreCalculus
Consider a class with 10 sophomores, 8 juniors, and 6 seniors. Two students are selected at random. 1) What is the probability of selecting 1 junior and 1 senior. 2) Find the odds of selecting two students who are not seniors. How do I set these up to solve?? Any help is ... 
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At a selling price of $ 54 , a lamp company breaks even on total sales of $ 3564 . If the company's overhead is $ 396 , find the marginal production cost per lamp and find the profit on sales of 145 lamps. 
Precalculus
Hello, Consider a geometric sequence with t3= 18 and t7= 1458. Are there one or two values for the common ratio? How does this affect the sequence (I got one, but the way this question mentions 2 ratios, I get the feeling there are 2 values.) My work: 1458 = 18r^4 81 = r^4 3 = r 
PreCalculus
Two cities are due north of each other. One city has a latitude of 32¢ª45'12" and the second city has a latitude of 51¢ª12'45". Assuming that the earth is a sphere with a radius of 4000 miles, how far apart are the two cities? 
Pre calculus
ramp needs an angle of elevation no greater than 4.8. the business has 8 ft to build the ramp. the ramp must rise 6 inches above the ground. can a ramp be built in this space? if a ramp can be built what is the minimum horizontal distance possible? please show work. i'm ... 
PreCalculus
Rational Functions does the following function have a hole or a vertical asymptote or both? how do you know? find the yvalue at that point. y=x^2+7x+12/x^2+8x+15 I factored this out to y = (x+3)(x+4)/(x+5)(x+3) The x+3's cancelled out. I don't get the whole verticle and ... 
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I am a prek summer school teacher, and the theme for this week is "my neighbors." Can you suggest any lesson plans or art and craft activities that connects to the "my neighbor" theme.... or do you know a particular website that could help me.... thanks alot 
Pre calculus
Log base 10(log base 8 8)=x 
PreCalculus/Trigonometry
For the sequence an = 4n + 5: find: the first five terms: find the sum of the first 25 terms: is it a arithmetic sequence? If so how can you tell, if not, why not? 
precalculus
Hi I have this question regarding ellipses. the equation is.. x^2/25 + y^2/169= 1 it asks for major and minor axis (i got 10 and 26) xintercept yintercept ((5,0)(0,13)) foci (12,0) points of intersection with line y= 12x graph graph the equation of the ellipses after it is... 
PreCalculusTrig
Two trains depart simultaneously from the same station. The angle between the two tracks on which they leave is 120 degrees. One train travels at an average speed of 45 mph and the other at 70 mph. How far apart are the trains after three hours? 
PreCalculus
Could someone help me with thiswe learned this today in school but I'm not getting it now that I'm home with my homeworkI have lots of these to do can someone help with this one and then maybe it'll clickthank you Find (sqrt3/2 1/2i)^4 by using DeMoivre's Theorem I have to... 
PreVet
I'm doing a report on shark and ray behavior for my prevet class and I have been trying to get some good information on tonic immobility. There is not much about it on the internet so any information would be helpful. 
Pre Calculus
1. Find all rational zeros of the polynomial. Then determine any irrational zeros, and factor the polynomial completely. 3x^411x^3+5x^2+3x 2. Find the polynomial with leading coefficient 1 that has a degree of 4, a zero of multiplicity 2 at x=1 and a zero at x=2+i 
PreCalculus
Use a graphing calculator to write a polynomial function to model this set of data {(5,2) (7,5) (8,6) (10,4) (11, 1) (12 3) (15,5) (16,9)} A) f(x) = 2x3 + 2.70x2 + 0.09x  65.21 B) f(x) = 2x3  0.09x  65.21 C) f(x) = 0.09x3  2.70x2 + 24.63x  65.21 D) f(x) = x4  5.7x3 + 2... 
PreCalculus
At 34 degrees north latitude, the longest day of the year has 14.273 hours of daylight, and the shortest day 9.726 hours. If the equinox falls on march 21(day 80), model the hours of the daylight by day? 
PreCalculus
Determine the derivative at the point (2,−43) on the curve given by f(x)=7−7x−9x^2. I know that the answer is 43, but I was wondering if it was just a coincidence that the derivative at the point (2,−43) is 43, or is there a reason why 43 is the same... 
PreCalculus
Hi! I need help with this math homework question: If you had a triangle that has the vertices (2, 1), (0, 5), and (1. 2) and you had to shift that triangle 5 units left and 4 units down, how would you find the vertices of the shifted triangle? 
Pre Calculus
Identify the parametric equations that represent the same path as the following parametric equations. x(t)=2cos2t y(t)=sin3t a. x(t)=2cos2t y(t)=sin6t b. x(t)=4cos4t y(t)=sin6t c. x(t)=2cos4t y(t)=sin6t d. x(t)=4cos2t y(t)=2sin3t 
PreCalculus
Can you create another pair of sixsided dice (different from the standard dice) that produces the exact same probabilities of the sums two through twelve appearing? The only rule is that the numbers on each face must be positive integers. I've been attempting this problem in ... 
PreCalculus
If the sum of two numbers is 1 and the sum of the cubes of the numbers is 3, what is the sum of the squares of the numbers? 
Pre Calculus
The following table shows the rate of water flow (in L/min) through a dam. t (min) 1 5 9 13 17 21 25 V'(t) (L/min) 6 6 2 2 3 6 2 Approximate the total volume of water that passed through the dam from t=1 to t=25 using Simpson's rule, with n=6. 
Precalculus
I am having difficulty with two problems: 1) Evaluate (1+i)^12 by using DeMoivre's Theorem. Express the result in rectangular form. So far I have: r=sqrt(1)^2+(1)^2 which simplified is sqrt2. Don't know how to proceed. 2) Write the polar equation theta = 45 degrees in ... 
Pre Calculus
The burial cloth of an Egyptian mummy is estimated to contain 56% of the carbon14 it contained originally. How long ago was the mummy buried? (the halflife of carbon14 is 5730). Please round the answer to the nearest tenth. I have figured that: m(t) = Moe(ln2/5730) is a ... 
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A biologist determines that the path of a bee from its hive to its foraging site can be described by the parametric equations x 4t1 and y22+3t4. Which of the following equations is the curve described by these parametric equations? y=20x9 y=20x+16 x^2+8x25/8 x^2+4x37/8 
Pre Calculus
please help me with this problem? I have the answer but I need to know how to do it. Write the slope intercept form the equations of the lines through the given point parallel to the given line and (B) perpendicular to given line. point slope ((7,2) m= 1/2