# Pre- Calculus

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### pre-calc

a farmer wants to make a rectangular enclosure using a wall as one side and 120 m of fencing for the other three sides. a) express the area in terms of x and state the domain of the area function b)find the value of x that gives the greatest area. my teacher didn't explain how...

### pre-algebra

Wel-min makes a square quilt that has an area of 100 square feet.It has 25 square blocks, each the same size. What is the legth of each side of a block? A-2 feet B-4 feet C-6 feet D-10 feet

### Pre Calc

From 2 points 400 yards apart on the bank of a straight river flowing due south, the bearings of a point on the opposite bank are 148 degrees and 28 degrees. How wide is the river? I am having a hard time understanding how this is set up. Help please?

### Pre-algebra

I have some practice problems, and I need to have them worked out, showing your work. I will gain a better understanding of these problems by practicing them. Thank you. (6x+1)(x^2-9x+5) (2x^4+3)(4x^3+2) (12y^3+8y^2+20y)divided 2y (6x^2-25x-10) divided by (3x+2) (8x-5)+(7x+4...

### Pre-algebra

I have some practice problems, and I need to have them worked out, showing your work. I will gain a better understanding of these problems by practicing them. Thank you. (6x+1)(x^2-9x+5) (2x^4+3)(4x^3+2) (12y^3+8y^2+20y)divided 2y (6x^2-25x-10) divided by (3x+2) (8x-5)+(7x+4...

### pre calc

The following polynomial approximates the rabbit population in a particular area.? R(x)= -0.121x^5+2.952x^4+3500, where x is the number of years frm 1975. use a graphing calculator to describe the rabbit population from the rears 1975 to 1990. how do you get started with this ...

### Pre Algebra

I have a rectangle that represents one whole. There are three sections that equal 1/3 each. I want to subdivide those sections into even & uneven squares. EX: 1/3 divided by 2 = 1/6 I am having trouble identifying the uneven squares. Could you please show me a few examples ...

### Math Pre- Algebra

Linda reserved two hotel rooms for $75 each room plus a tax of $7.50. Illustrate the Distributive Property by writing two ways to compute the total. What is the total. So I need to get help on this answer stat. This is due tomorrow and I need done. Please and Thank you!!

### Business

1. Career Fairs allow job-seekers to contact several prospective employers in a short time. (T/F) 2. It is illegal for businesses to screen applicants for skills and abilities in pre-employment tests. (T/F) 3. You would study business and economics trends in what part of the ...

### Pre-aljebra

a rectangular dog pen is to be constructed so that one side is against an existing stone wall and the other three sides are to be fenced. of 500 feet of fence is to be used, determine the dimensions and area of the pen with maximum area. I have no idea how to solve this problem.

### pre-algebra

can someone please help me to writ an inequality for this wor problem? Mr.Kirkland receives $13/hr. for regular time (8hr./day) and double pay for working on holidays. He worked on Friday even though it was a holiday. If his week's pay was at least $650, how many hours did he ...

### pre algebra

Twice a number is 60 times more than 5 times the number. what is the number

### Pre-algebra

Jack runs 275 miles per day during soccer season. He has already run 25 miles this morning. He plans to run 2.5 miles each day. What is the fewest number of days he will need to reach his goal?

### pre calc

An open box is formedby cutting squares out of a peice of cardboard that is 18 feet by 26 feet and folding up the flaps. What size corner squares should be cut to yield a box that has a volume of 250 cubic feet

### pre-calc

The radius of the earth is approximately 4,000 miles. The acceleration due to gravity is approximately 32 feet per square second. The mass of the earth is approximately 6 × 10^24 kilograms. Calculate the value of G in units of kilograms, meters, and seconds.

### Pre calc

Find sin(2x), cos(2x), and tan(2x) from the given information. sin(x) = 5/13, x in Quadrant I sin(2x)? cos(2x)? tan(2x)? I honeslty just need one good example of how to do these please show all work and finalize answer

### calculus II

(A) 2 students are sharing a loaf of bread. Student A eats half of the loaf, then student B eats half of what remains, then student A eats half of what remains, and so on. How much of the loaf will each student eat? (B) 2 students are sharing a loaf of bread. Student A eats 2/...

### Pre-Algebra

The grocery store sells kumquats for $4.25 a pound and Asian pears for $2 a pound. Write an equation in standard form for the weights of kumquats k and Asian pears p that a customer could buy with $12.

### Math - Pre algebra

Help!!! 1. which of the following is greater than 4.3 x 10>9? a 2.1 x 10>9 b 3.2 x 10>9 c 5.3x 10>9 d 7.4 x 10>8 2. which of the following is less than 6.5 x 10>-5? a 1.4 x 10>-3 b 2.5 x 10-4 c 7.8 x 10-5 d 4.6 x 10>-6 according to the 2010 census the ...

### pre calc

The number of customers that visit a local small business is 29,600 and has been continuously declining at a rate of 2.9% each year. What is the approximate number of customers that visit the business in 10 years

### pre algebra

Julie went to the post office and bought both $0.49 stamps and $0.34 postcards for her office's bills. She spent $62.60. The number of stamps was 20 more than twice the number of postcards. How many of each did she buy?

### pre cal

find the standard form of the equation of a parabola with the vertex (0,0) and the directrix y=6 find the standard form of the equation of the ellipse with center (0,0) and foci at (+- 4square root 3, 0) and verticies (+-8,0)

### Pre Algebra

what would 6(1/3) be equal to? I'm currently doing Exponential Growth and Decay, but I don't quite understand how to do this one.... The problem is y=6(1/3) exponent x and it goes from exponent 1-5... if the exponent is 2, then 6(1/3) exponent 2 would be equal to .66666666.....?

### Pre Calc

To find the number of factors of a number, you get the prime factors and add one to each exponent, then multiply all the exponents. I know how to get that, but I am wondering why you add one. Mathmatical explanation? Can anyone help?

### pre algebra

solve whether the sequence is arithmetic or geometric if it is arithmetic or geometric,state the common difference or common ratio and write the next three terms of the sequence 10,18,26,34

### pre-cal

Find the height of a ball after 3 seconds, if the ball is hit with an initial velocity of 90 feet per second at an angle of 60 degrees from an initial height of 5 feet.

### Pre-cal

Each of the two congruent sides of an isosceles triangle are 10 centimeters more than 1/2 the length of the base. If the perimeter of the triangle is to be at most 100 centimeters, what is the maximum length of the base?

### Pre-calc

Determine a general formula (or formulas) for the solutions to the equation. Then determine the specific solutions (if any) in the interval[0,2π). 2sin^2θ+3sinθ+1=0

### Pre-Calc

Since cot x = cos x / sin x, if cot x = 1/2, with the angle x in the first quadrant, then cos x = 1 and sin x = 2 (1) State true or false. Is this a possible situation? (2) If false, explain why.

### Pre calc

sin(θ + ϕ); sin(θ) = 5/13 θ in Quadrant I, cos(ϕ) = − 2root 5 over 5 ϕ in Quadrant II please give final answer this is bc i have a lot of trouble simplifying the final answer thank you

### Physics - Mechanics and Ocsillatory Motion

Suppose that each of the three masses in the figure below has a mass of 5.05 kg, a radius of 0.0679 m, and are separated by a distance of 9.9 m. If the balls are released from rest, what speed will they have when they collide at the center of the triangle? Ignore gravitational...

### philosophy

which pre-socratic philosopher had that most compelling ideas? Briefly summarize the philosophers idea(s). Why do you find these ideas compelling? Include a practical example of the philosophers idea in your response.

### Pre Cal.

1. Identify the conic section represented by: 9y^2+4x^2 - 108y+24x= -144? Is it ellipse. 2. Find the coordinates of the vertex and the equation of the axis of symmetry for the parabola represented by: x^2 + 4x - 6y + 10 = 0. vertex: (-2 , 1) axis of symmetry: x = -2

### Pre Algebra

The first side of a triangle is 8 meters longer than twice the second side. The third side is 3 times the second side. The perimeter is 128 meters. Find the lengths of the three sides.

### Pre-Cal

The population of Las Vegas, Nevada in 2000 was 478,000 and is increasing at the rate of 6.28% per year. At this rate, when will the population reach 1 million people? a)1.51 years b)2.32 years c)12.12 years d)10.84 years

### Pre-Algebra Help

Alice plays basketball. In one game she shoots 21 free throws and makes 81.25% of them. Estimate how many feer throws she makes? A. About 16 B. About 2 C. About 20 D. About 14 Please, Ms. Sue or someone, help me!!

### Pre-Algebra

Two similar triangles have a scale factor of 5/3. a) Find the perimeter ratio copy/original b) Find the area ratio copy/original

### pre algebra

the digits 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are repeated in such a way thatwhen the digits repeat the greatest digit is removed the pattern is repeated indefinitely what is the 1111st digit in this pattern?

### Art

The Barbizon painters were known for their urban, studio created nudes true or false The Pre-Raphaelites advocated an urban, Parisian sophistication in their art: true or false

### Art

The Barbizon painters were known for their urban, studio created nudes true or false The Pre-Raphaelites advocated an urban, Parisian sophistication in their art: true or false

### PRE CALC

CASHIER HAS A TOTAL OF 39 BILLS CONSISTING OF ONES, FIVES, AND TWENTIES. THE NUMBER OF TWENTIES IS 16 LESS THAN THE NUMBER OF ONES. THE TOTAL VALUE IS $208. HOW MANY OF EACH DENOMINATION IS THERE.

### pre-calc

a semicircle of radius r=3x is inscribed in a rectangle so that the diameter of the semicircle is the length of the rectangle 1. express the area A if the rectangke as a function 2 express the perimeter P of the rectamgle as a function of x

### Pre-Algebra/Math8

whats the answer to this question:in a city, the record monthly temperature for july is 88°F. the record monthly low temperature is 30 °F. what is the range of temperatures for july?

### college pre-calc

Would a truck that is 12 feet tall and 9 feet wide fit through a parabolic arch that is 15 feet high at the high point and 16 feet wide?

### Pre-Calc

Let cis Θ = cos Θ + i sin Θ. Let z1 = 3 cis 25 and let z2 = 4 cis 115 Find z2^6

### pre calc

area of triangle XYZ given:side z=11 side x=7 and side y=13 what are the angles and area please? please explain

### pre-algebra

Rewrite the equation so the variable is alone. Solve to find the value of the variable. 42=-2h Divide both sides by 2. Then change the signs of both sides. That will provide the answer. Possibly in 1 step: Divide by -ve 2

### Pre-Algebra

In 2002 the rate for a first class U.S. postage stamp increased to $0.37. This represent a $0.34 increase since 1917. What is the percentage increase of postage since 1917? Solve the problem using a proportion.

### pre-algebra

I have two questions about finding the slope of a line. First question: Is the formula Y2-Y1 over X2-X1? Second question: When I am given a line on a graph, how do I find Y1, Y2, X1, X2 to use in finding the slope?

### philosophy

o Which of the Pre-Socratic philosophers had the most compelling ideas? o Briefly summarize the philosopher’s idea or ideas. o Why do you find these ideas compelling? o Include a practical example of one of the philosopher’s ideas in your response.

### Pre-Cal

1) verify the identity sec^2 (pi/2 - x) -1 = cot^2 x I think that we can replace sec with csc for the cofunction formulas since there is pi/2. Since there is squared and a 1 I think we could use one of the pythagorean identites but I am not sure which one.

### pre calc

A navy destroyer is exactly 62 miles south of an aircraft carrier, which is travelling W18°S at 24 mph. What speed and bearing must the destroyer maintain if it is to reach the aircraft carrier in exactly 2 hours ?

### pre-algebra

When designing a pattern, Erica rotated a triangle 90 degrees about the midpoint of one side to create a second triangle. If the area of the original triangle is 48 square inches, what is the area of the second triangle?

### pre-algebra

zi drive 420 miles to visit her sister. after she had diven one-third of the way there, she stopped to eat lunch. how many miles did she have left to drive after lunch

### pre ap chem

determine the partial pressure of hydrogen if it's collected over water at 23 degrees celsius and the system has a total pressure of 724 mmHg then determine the mole fraction of water vapor in the system

### Pre-Calc

Three cards are chosen at random from a standard 52-card deck. Find the probability that all three cards are hearts given that there are 13 hearts in the deck. Round to the nearest thousandth. Is this 0.013?

### pre calc

You have a sample of a certain radioactive substance. After two days, thirty percent of the sample has decayed. What is the half-life of the material and how much will have decayed after a week?

### pre calc

You have a sample of a certain radioactive substance. After two days, thirty percent of the sample has decayed. What is the half-life of the material and how much will have decayed after a week?

### Math, Pre-calculas

From each corner of a square piece of cardboard, a square with sides of 3cm is removed. The edges are then up to form an open box. If the box is to hold 243cm^3, what are the dimensions of the original piece of cardboard?

### Pre-Calc

Consider a non-right triangle. a=39 b=25 c = 24.(a,b,c are the sides) Find A,B,C. (these are the degrees of the triangle) I know theres an equation: b^2= a ^2 + c^2 - 2accos(B) and sinA/a = sinB/b = sinC/c but when i do the problem i get A= 74.55 B = 38.16 C = 36.68 but that ...

### pre algebra

A 0.25 kg mass is horizontally attached to a spring with a stiffness 4 N/m. The damping constant b for the system is 1 N-sec/m. If the mass is displaced 0.5 m to the left and given an initial velocity of 1 m/sec to the left, find the equation of motion. What is the maximum ...

### math pre-agebra

how do i write this equation cars the marton family took a vacation that covered a total distance of 1356 miles. the return of the trip was 284 miles shorter than the first part of the trip. how long was the return trip?

### Pre Cal

A circular Ferris wheel has a radius of 9 meters. The ride rotates a rate of 10 degrees per second. When you get in the ride at the bottom the seat is 2 meters above the ground at its lowest point in meters. How high is the seat after 54 seconds.

### pre cal

Find a possible formula for the function graphed below. Assume the function has only one x-intercept at the origin, and the point marked on the graph below is located at (2,12). The asymptotes are x=−2 and x=1. Give your formula as a reduced rational function.

### Trig/Pre-Calc

Need help with current Trig problem for tomorrow: Solve the logarithmic equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places. 6log3(0.5x)=11 I know to start off the equation you divide by 6. I know the answer is 14.988. I just am puzzled on how to receive the...

### Pre Algebra

A 154-lb person burns 420 calories per hour riding an excercise bicycle at a rate of 15 mi/h. Write a function rule to represent the total calories burned over time by that person. Explain how the information in the problem relates to the function.

### Pre cal

Find the horizontal distance a ball travels after 3 seconds, if the ball is hit with an initial velocity of 90 feet per second at an angle of 60 degrees from an initial height of 5 feet. Round answer to nearest tenth, if necessary. Do not include units.

### Math - Pre-Algebra

A set of building blocks of various shapes and colors. If 30% of the blocks are cubes, and 40% of the cube blocks are red the then _______? what % of the blocks are red cubes.

### pre algebra

steve and ramon earned a total of 104 $ mowing lawns.if ramon earned 3 times as much as steve, how much did each boy earn ?

### Pre-Algebra

The coordinates of quadrilateral VWXY are given below. Find the coordinates of its image after a dilation with the given scale factor. V (6, 2) W (-2, 4) X (-3, -2) Y (3, -5) scale factor of 2

### Math Pre-Algebra

Maria left her house and walked two miles north then she turned and walked 3 miles west. How far is Maria from her house?

### Pre-Calc

If five girls and five boys stand in a circle, how many arrangements are possible provided they stand alternately (girl, boy, girl, boy, etc)?

### Pre-Algebra [repost ]

I need help on these three questions BEFORE 10:00 PM. Please someone show me how to do them step by step! Solve the equation for y in terms of x then find the solutions of the equation for the given values of x. 1.x + y = -1 [values of x: 3, 1, -2] 2.x+ 4y = 20 [values of x: 4...

### US History

3. The War of 1812 ended with a. a clear victory for the US b. a clear victory for Britain c. the removal of all British claims to land in North America d. a return to the pre-war boundaries between the US and British territories. D? Thanks -MC

### pre cal

assuming that Earth is a sphere of a radius 6378 kilometers, what is the difference in the latitudes of Lynchbug, Virginia, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where Lynchbug is 400 kilometers due north of Myrtle Beach?

### Pre-Algebra

Frank had 25 meters of string. He cut off 480 centimeters that became tangled then used 98 centimeters to tie ul some tree branches. How many meters of string did Frank have left?

### Pre-Algrebra

One gallon of liquid occupies 231 cubic inches. Write a rule that expresses the number of gallons g(c) as a function of the number of cubic inches c. Choices are: g(c)=c/231 g(c)=132/c g(c)=231c g(c)=132c

### Pre-calc

Congruent squares are cut from the corners of a 20 in. square piece of tine, and the edges are turned up to make an open box. How large should the squares cut from the corners be in order to maximize the volume of the box?

### Pre-Calc, Probability

From a deck of 52 playing cards, 7 cards are dealt. What are the odds of the following event occuring --4 From one suit, 3 from another The probability of the event occurring is also acceptable. But, the answer is 99/16722971 (as far as the odds go

### math

Pre-Cal between 0 degree C and 30 degree C the volume V (in cubic centimeters) of 1kg of water at a temperature T is given by the formula. V=999.87-0.06426T+0.0085043T^2-0.0000679T^3 Find the temperature at which the volume of 1 kg of water is a minimum.

### Math 142 (Pre-Cal) (Circles)

A wheel spins through 29 revolutions per minute. Find the angular velocity and the linear velocity if the radius of the wheel is 1.8 feet. w=? (rad/min) v=? (feet/min)

### Pre-Cal

A piece of charcoal of mass 35g is found in the ruins of an ancient city. The sample shows a carbon-14 activity or R(t)=4.167 decays/sec. Convert the decay constant of ^14C from (1)(a)in terms of seconds instead of yrs. Find the number of atoms N(t)using constant you found.

### Pre Cal

Due to my child being injured I missed this lecture at class. I am so lost now I read the chapter books but lets face it they don't make those in english. Write a function in factured form, then inexpanded polynomial form, having as zeros 2, -1 and 1 (plus and minus) SQroot of...

### pre-algebra

if a serving has 346 calories, 46 grams of carbs, and 18 grams of protein, determine the # of grams of fat in the serving. c=346, h=46, p=18 f=346-4(46)-9(18)/9 I'm getting a completely different answer than what it's supposed to be. HELP!

### Calculus

Factor the following: y = (x-a)^5 . (x-c)^5 . (a-c)^5 It looks already factored to me

### Calculus

If f(x) is a continuous function, find the constants a and b such that f(x) = { -x -3 <= x <= -2 ax^2 + b -2<x<0 b x=0

### Calculus

q=(1000/p+1)^2 - 1 find q' I will be happy to critique your thinking.

### calculus

integrate ((x^3/6)+(1/(2x)))*squareroot of 1+(x^4/4)+(1/4x^2)-1/2..plz help me...tnx in advance!

### calculus

does anyone know the shortcut to finding the derivative of a function for example: x^3-3x^2

### Calculus - Limits

lim x--> 3 (3 - x)/ (x^2 - 9) I know the answer is -1/6, but I can't figure out how to get there.

### Calculus

Find an equation for the tangent and normal to the curve x^2 + y^2 = 9 at x=1

### Calculus Test Question!!!!!

Find the derivative if y=x^1+sqrt2

### calculus

how do I find the range of a natural log like ln | x/(1+x^2) |

### calculus

f(x)=(y+a)and b=the limit as y aproches 2+f=1000. I need to know what y and a equal.

### CALCULUS 1

Find dL/dx set to zero. Solve for x. (27+x)/x * sqrt(64+x^2)

### Calculus

Find the average value of f(t)=-2te^(-t^2) on the interval [0,3]

### Calculus

Is thsi a solution of an ordered pair (4, -1) 4x = -17 - y 2x = -12 -4y I say yes ? Is this how you do it. 4(4) = -17 - -1 = 2(4) = -12 - 4(-1)

### calculus

calculate the indefinite integral (cosx)/(sin^3x)

### calculus

Find the sum of the series: 10 + 14 + 18 + 22 +...+138 and 6-12+24-48+96-...+1536