# René Descartes is credited with?

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1. ### geometry

René Descartes is credited with?
2. ### math

did Rene Descartes make any other contrbutions besides the coordinate grid
3. ### Social Studies! Please asap.

What were Rene Descartes greatest achievements
4. ### Philosophy

Does Rene Descartes provide a persuasive reply to the challenge of skepticism?
5. ### Philosophy

Does Rene Descartes provide a persuasive reply to the challenge of skepticism?
6. ### Philosophy

1. Watch out for metaphysics in searching for these answers: metaphysics depends on a magical intrepretation. 2. This link will get you started on these classical questions. http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Historical_Introduction_to_Philosophy/The_Mind-Body_Problem Descartes ...
7. ### philosophy

Hey everyone! If anyone of you know the answer to the below please let me know!! 1) How do dreams figure into Descartes conclusions in the first meditation about our beliefs? 2) Why does Descartes think that clear and distinct perception much be infallible? 3)Why does ...
8. ### art

Which painter would take everyday subjects and placed them in bizarre situations? Was it Sigmund Freud, Joan Miro, Rene Magritte, or Yves Tanguy? I think it was Rene Margritte.
9. ### math

rene put 2 blue marbles, 2 green marbles, 2 red marbles and 2 white marbles in a bag, if Rene takes 1 marble out of the bag without looking, what is the probability of rene drawing a blue marble?
10. ### math

rene gave each of six people 1/10 of a veggie pizza. rene has 2/5 of the pizza left. explain how this is true
11. ### GEOMETRY

The picture below shows a container that Rene uses to freeze water. A cylinder is shown with base diameter of 6 centimeters and the height as 8 centimeters. What is the minimum number of identical containers that Rene would need to make 2000 cm3 of ice? (Use π = 3.14.) 27...
12. ### Algebra

Rene used a \$4 off coupon to buy bows which cost \$2 each. Write an inequality rene could use to determine the number of bows she can buy if she plans to spen more that \$8. Then graph the solution set
13. ### Math

The curvature of a circle with radius r is defined as Descartes’ formula gives a relationship between the curvatures of the four circles. What are Descartes’ formula and the curvature of a circle? What does the sign of the curvature of a circle mean? State Descartes’ ...
14. ### english II

Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons A.Many of the "lite" products on the market bear little resemblance to their progenitors; non-fat cream cheese, for example, tastes completely different from the real thing. B.Registered mail is one of the safest ...
15. ### english II

Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons A.Many of the "lite" products on the market bear little resemblance to their progenitors; non-fat cream cheese, for example, tastes completely different from the real thing. B.Registered mail is one of the safest ...
16. ### English

Choose the sentence that correctly uses ellipses to replace the underlined words. 1: Artist Rene Magritte's humble beginnings included(nonglamorous jobs such as) designing wallpaper and sketching advertisements. A:Artist Rene Magritte's humble beginnings ... designing ...
17. ### Philosophy

How did the greatest contribution of Rene Descartes affect the 18th and 19th-century philosophy? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some sites for you to peruse. When you have decided for yourself the most important contribution, post it and we will ...

rene obsreves the body and files her report.her report is filed but not with the police. because many others will observe the body ,too. though the local police will not be called to ivestigate. why? Is she a med student? Is the report filed with her professor? Is the body a ...
19. ### Accounting

For my assignment I was asked to complete a journal for the Portand After School Program. I have completed it, but I know I did something wrong because when I try to do the second part which is a trial balance it is not balancing out right. can some one please help me correct ...
20. ### social studies

Who is Rene Laudonniere?
21. ### Phl103

French philosopher Rene Decartes tried to show that?
22. ### Abnormal Child Psychology

the work of rene spitz
23. ### history

what did Descartes mean when he said, "I think,therefore I am"
24. ### algebra 1

rene needs to determine the equation of a line passing through the point (-1,7) that is parallel to y=-3x-4 a. y=-3x+7 b. y=-3x+4 c. y=3x-7 d. y=3x-4
25. ### Calculus

Using Descartes' Rule of Signs, solve: f(x)=x^3+x^2-x+1.
26. ### Philosophy

How does Sartre's idea of "subjectivity" relate to Descartes' "I think"?
27. ### math

x^4+16x^2+7x-11=0 Descartes’ rule of signs to find the nature of the roots of the equation
28. ### algebra

x^4+16x^2+7x-11=0 Descartes’ rule of signs to find the nature of the roots of the equation
29. ### Algebra

Use the Rational Zero Theorum and Descartes Rule of Signs as an aid in obtaining the first root.
30. ### Philosohy

Can Descartes challenge of skepticism succeed if he did not use the ontological theory as part of his reasoning?
31. ### math

write the particular equation of a quartic function that could, according to Descartes Rule of Signs have four positive zeros.
32. ### Math

write the particular equation of a quartic function that could, according to Descartes Rule of Signs have four positive zeros.
33. ### Algebra

f(x)=2x^4+5x^2-6x+9 Use Descartes' Rule of Signs to determine the possible numbers of positive and negative real zeros.
34. ### Pre-Calc/Trig

Use Descartes' rule of signs to describe the roots of the polynomial function. m(x)=x^3+3x^2-18x-40
35. ### colag

use the rational zero theorem and descartes’ rule of signs to assist you in finding all real and imaginary roots for x^4+2^3-3x^2-4x+4=0
36. ### English

how does the importance of traveling for the development of Descartes's method compare to Swift's use of travels as a literary device in his novel?
37. ### Pre-trig/Calc

Please help me. Use Descartes' rule of signs to describe the roots for each polynomial function. 3. m(x)=x^3+3x^2-18x-40
38. ### accounting

if you paid rent, what is debited & credited?
39. ### History

who can be credited with the achievement of the dragon cannon?
40. ### Pre Calculus

Using Descartes' Rule of Signs how can you determine the number of positive and negative zeros (roots) a polynomial may have?
41. ### College Algebra

Find all the zeros of the polynomial function by using the Rational Zero Theorem, Descartes Rule of Signs and Synthetic Division. f(x)=x^3-3x^2-33x+35
42. ### health

2. Rene Dubos defined health as "a quality of life"...on the part of the individual and is associated with the Medical Models of Health. Is this true or false?

the resurgence of us manufacturing firms in recent years can be credited to
44. ### Principles of Accoun ting

I have to figure out what basic type of account debited and credited, the specific account, whether the account is increased or decreased, and the normal balance of the specific account. This is the transaction. Purchased used car for \$4,000 cash for use in business. For the ...
45. ### Philosophy

Philosophy and Belief in God Matching Activity Match the following to the philosophies and descriptions below. Use each item only once. a. St. Anselm b. Gaunilo c. St. Thomas Aquinas d. Julian of Norwich e. Rene Descartes f. Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von Liebniz g. David Hume h...

Which one of the following philosophers believes that animals do not feel pain because they do not possess souls? a. Descartes. b. Pollan. c. Pollan. d. Leopold.
47. ### College algebra

Use descartes rule of sign to determine the possible number of positive real zeros and possible number of negative 6x^5-6x^4+7x^3-8
48. ### Math

Is there any one who knows if I am right? Do not solve, show possibilities of Descartes's rule of signs for roots. 4x^3-9x^2+6x+4=0 f(x)=4x^3-9x^2+6x=4 - + + one change =4(-x)^3-9(-x)^2+6(-x)+4 - + - + three changes Positive Negative Imaginary 2 1 0 1 2 0 3 possible roots
49. ### Algebra HELP!

Do not solve, show possibilities of Descartes's rule of signs for roots. 4x^3-9x^2+6x+4=0 f(x)=4x^3-9x^2+6x=4 - + + one change =4(-x)^3-9(-x)^2+6(-x)+4 - + - + three changes Positive Negative Imaginary 2 1 0 1 2 0 3 possible roots
50. ### philosophy

an understanding of descartes realism, 1. state an original position and 2. support that position with sound reasosning and analysis of appropriate evidence.
51. ### Algebra

Do not solve, show possibilities of Descartes's rule of signs for roots. 4x^3-9x^2+6x+4=0 f(x)=4x^3-9x^2+6x=4 - + + one change =4(-x)^3-9(-x)^2+6(-x)+4 - + - + three changes Positive Negative Imaginary 2 1 0 1 2 0 3 possible roots
52. ### English

I need a timeline of the 1910 poems done by George Bacovia, René Schickele or Gustav Sack. Can anyone please give me a timeline of their publishing works from one of these authors. Or maybe another author in specific, I tried looking at Wikipedia but no timeline shows up.
53. ### math

Use the rational zero theorem, Descartes rule of signs, and the theorem on bounds as aids in finding all real and imaginary roots to the following equation: 4x^(3)-17x^(2)+16=0

* JJ Thompson * what was he credited for discovering the cathode ray tube? * How does his experiment relate to electrostatics? >>PLease help me!!!! :)

* JJ Thompson * * what was he credited for discovering the cathode ray tube? * How does his experiment relate to electrostatics? >>PLease help me!!!! :)
56. ### Math

One thousand raffle tickets are sold for 1 dollar each, one prize of 800.00 dollars is to be awarded. Rene Condos purchases one ticket a) Determine her expected value? b) Determine the fair price of a ticket?
57. ### Algebra 2/Trigonometry

How do I solve f(x)=x^3-6x^2+16x-96 using Descartes' Rule of Signs to find the number of positive and negative real roots, along with imaginary roots, but not with a graph?
58. ### HISTOTY

Match the following statement to the person: One should begin with careful observations of facts and experiments on nature, and then should form general conclusions only when they were fully justified. A. Plato B. Bacon C. Descartes D. Aristotle MY ANSWER IS D, BUT IM NOT SURE
59. ### Brown Mackie College

At the end of the fiscal year, what accounts are debited and credited to record the division of net income among partners?
60. ### Scoiolgy

__________ is credited with being the place where the Industrial Revolution began in 1765. A. The United States B. Great Britain C. Germany D. France B
61. ### global ...help

the ancient athenians are credited with 1inventing and using the wheel 2 eliminating sanvery 3 inventing the printing press 4 esablishing governments that had democratic elements.
62. ### English

Could you please check these sentences I'm not sure of? Thank you. 1)Who (amont you) gets the best marks in both English and science? Who achieves the best results in both English and science? We are going to choose high achievers who get the best/highest marks in both English...
63. ### Algebra

Solve the given polynomial equation. Use the Rational Zero Theorem and​ Descartes's Rule of Signs as an aid in obtaining the first root. 2 x cubed minus 5 x squared minus 5 x minus 1 equals 02x3−5x2−5x−1=0
64. ### world history

who was the German monks credited with starting a religious revolution after he had grown dis-illusioned with what he perceived as the corruption and worldliness of the Roman Catholic Church?
65. ### math

In a mayor's race of three candidates, Isaac received 4,000 votes, Benoit received 6000 votes and Rene received 1/3 of the votes. What was the total number of votes cast in the election? Can anyone explain this. It seems like info is missing!
66. ### physics

Choose one of the Laws of Thermodynamics (zeroth, first, second, or third) and give a brief summary of its development. Who is credited with "discovering" it and when? How did the four laws come to be ordered as they are? Please explain in detail
67. ### college allgebra

f(x)=x^6+4x^5+4x^4+3x^3-x^2-5x+4 Find the maximum number of real zeros, and Use Descartes's rule of signs to determine how many positive and how many negative zeros the function has. You do not need to find the zeros.
68. ### socscie

-what is sociological imagination? -who was credited for coining the term sociology? -what is the focus of sociology? -what concept is attributed to the ability to see the personal trouble as public issues?
69. ### Math Algebra

Use Descartes' Rule of Signs to determine the possible number of positive real zeros and the possible number of negative real zeros for the function. 1. 9x^6-5x^4-2x^3+8x^2-4x=0 2. -9x^4+5x^3-2x^2+4x-3=0
70. ### Social Studies

Which movement was initiated in the 1960s by Quebecer Réne Lévesque? a. a movement to give indigenous people their own province b. a movement to make French the official language of Canada c. an initiative to put an end to all immigration into Canada d. a movement to make ...

72. ### Penn Foster

1. In the 1500s, if you were searching for a sophisticated cosmopolitan urban center of learning in the Senegambia, you would have traveled to Timbuktu in the Kingdom of A. Kanem-Bornu. B. Benin. C. Songhai. (my choice) D. Mali. 2. Historians divide the Thirty Years' War into ...
73. ### mosinee

Jane Hilman went to her bank. She had a balance of \$1,009.88 in her savings account. She withdrew \$130.00 and the teller credited her account with \$6.19. What is her new balance?
74. ### dog behavior

please check my naswer for me thanks for your help :) True or False Ivan Pavlov is credited with the systematic study of conditioned reflexive behavior I said True
75. ### math

had a balance of \$2,539.78 in her savings account. She withdrew \$150.00 and the teller credited her account with \$6.19. What is her new balance?
76. ### Principles of Accounting

E2-2 Selected transactions for D. Reyes, Inc., an interior decorating firm, in its first month of business, are as follows. Jan. 2 Invested \$10,000 cash in the business in exchange for common stock. 3 Purchased used car for \$4,000 cash for use in business. 9 Purchased supplies...
77. ### College Math

Shakespeare is credited with writing 37 plays, of which 11 are tragedies, 16 are comedies and 10 are histories. Determine the number of different ways you could choose to read 3 tragedies and 2 comedies??

what does Descartes rule of signs tell you about the possible number of positive real number zeros and the possible number of negative real zeros of the function? 1. f(x)=2x^5-5x^2+x-1 2. f(x)=5x^6+7x^4-x-6 please show work
79. ### calculus

For the following function f(x)=2x^4-6x^2+2x-1. Find the maximum number of real zeros and Use Descartes's rule of signs to determine how many positive and how many negative zeros the function has. You do not need to find the zeros.
80. ### math

john hunt has invested \$500.00 in a savings account that pays 6% annual interest, compounded quarterly. After the second quarter of interest has been credited, what is the amount in the account?
81. ### algebra

What does Descartes Rule of Signs tell you about the real roots of the polynomial -2x^3+3x^3-5x-2=0 possible answers one positive root either 2 or 0 neg 2 or 0 pos and 2 or 0 neg one pos and one neg either 2 or 0 pos and one neg
82. ### physics

Who is credited with inventing the fluorescent light bulb? Some resources told me it was Nikola Tesla, yet others told me it was a collaboration of Peter Cooper Hewitt, Edmund Germer, George Inman, and Richard Thayer. Can someone please clarify this for me? Thank you.
83. ### accounting URGENT HELP DUE IN 1HR

(a) Fill in the missing amounts. (If answer is zero, please enter 0. Do not leave any fields blank.) Account Titles Trial Balance Adjusted Trial Balance Dr. Cr. Dr. Cr. Accounts Receivable 34,000 Prepaid Insurance 26,000 20,000 Supplies 7,000 Accumulated Depreciation 12,000 ...
84. ### accounting

This is what I got so far I am lost Journal of the Portland After School Program July 1, 20XX - December 31, 20XX a) July 1, 20XX - Received unrestricted donation check in the amount of \$15,000 from the Multnomah County Department of Health & Human Services. Debited Cash...
85. ### math

Suppose that you deposit \$1735.50 in a savings account that pays 9.25% annual interest with interest credited to the account at the end of each year. Assuming no withdrawals are made, find the balance in the account after 4 years
86. ### Spelling

Please Help Synonym for these words: approved, apologizing, spoken, wondered. I can choose from these words Sloped, Referred, Reviving, Stifling, Orbiting, Regretting, Glimmering, Marveled, Credited, Accused, sipped, labored, unraveling, confiding, encouraged,patrolling,...
87. ### social studies

am i correct? progressive ida tarbell is credited with *writing a series of articles about the dangers of trusts ******* *creating blue laws *changing childlabor laws * writing a novel about dangerous practices in the meat packing industry my answer: A
88. ### math

5. The Wright Brothers are credited for the birth of aviation. There is a museum dedicated to them in Dayton. If you live in Mansfield, this museum is 8.1 cm away using the map. Using the scale on the map below, how many miles apart are the two cities Make sure you label your ...
89. ### A physics problem

Hello...I need to find a modern day movie that has at least three or more physics mistakes. I need to prove they are mistakes...as well, is Zeno's Paradox a credited/valid source to use to prove something such as the everlasting gobstopper, from Willy Wonka, is physically ...
90. ### Movies and physics

Hello...I need to find a modern day movie that has at least three or more physics mistakes. I need to prove they are mistakes...as well, is Zeno's Paradox a credited/valid source to use to prove something such as the everlasting gobstopper, from Willy Wonka, is physically ...
91. ### Math

How many real roots does f(x) = x^3+5x+1 have? x^3 = odd polynomial = at least 1 real root Can I follow Descartes' rule for this? No sign change, so there aren't any positive zeros. when I sub in -x for x (-x)^3+ 5(-x) + 1 = -x^3-5x+1 Then there is one sign change, so 1 ...

Ned’s Sheds purchases building materials from Timbertown Lumber for \$3700 with terms of 4/10, 2/15, n/30. The invoice is dated October 17. a) List the time periods, as well as the payment and percent discount for each period. b) On November 1, a partial payment of \$2000 was ...
93. ### Real Estate Finance

The sale of a four family building will be closed on July 15. The seller collected rent from unit A \$600, B \$550, C \$650, and D \$650 for July. How should the rent be pro-rated on the closing statement? Who will be credited and debited and for how much?
94. ### Real Estate Finance

The sale of a four family building will be closed on July 15. The seller collected rent from unit A \$600, B \$550, C \$650, and D \$650 for July. How should the rent be pro-rated on the closing statement? Who will be credited and debited and for how much?
95. ### accounting

One of the adjustments for the worksheet says: * Of the \$25 369.20 shown on the trial balance under Materials Used, \$2 850 is still on hand and unused. Therefore I credited Materials Used by \$2 850.. but which account do I debited because there is no Materials account.
96. ### Math

Caitlin has a \$10 gift certificate to a music store. She has chosen a number of CDs from the \$7 bargain bin.If the cost of the CDs is \$32 after the gift certificate is credited how many CDs did she buy?
97. ### Math

Using the Descartes Rule of Sign count the number of sign changes of f(-x) and determine the number of negative real zeros. 1. f(x)=x^3+x^2-10x-24 My answer: A few signs due change but not enough to say they changed." 0 sign changes of f(-x), which means f(x) has 0 negative ...
98. ### algebra

Could you help me with this? find the real zeros of f(x) = x^3-8^2+9x+18(x-8^2+9x+18 I know it must be real simple. I have a block somewhere. Thanks I think I understand the Descartes rule of sign change. This equation has 2 sign changes. The total amount of real positive ...
99. ### Pre-Calc

I know about Descartes Rule but I don't really get how to figure this out-Please check my answers- I don't get this one find number of possible positive and negative real roots of f(x) = x^4-x^3+2x^2 + x-5 I think there are 3 sign changes so there are 3 positive but I get ...
100. ### Math

Using the Descartes Rule of Sign count the number of sign changes of f(x) and determine the number of positive real zeros. 1. f(x)=x^3+x^2-10x-24 My answer: because the signs don't change the answer would be: "0 sign changes of f(x), which means f(x) has 0 positive real zeros".
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