# Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s). Three batteries are connected in series so that the total voltage is 54 volts. The

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### math

Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s). Three batteries are connected in series so that the total voltage is 54 volts. The voltage of the first battery is ...

### algebra

Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s). The sum of two numbers is 36. Their difference is 4. Determine the two unknown numbers.

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Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s). The difference between two numbers is 3, and the sum of those two numbers is 21. What are the two numbers?

### ALGEBRA

Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s). The length of a rectangle is 3 times the width. The difference between the length and the width is 8 feet. Determine ...

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Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s). Three times a larger number added to 4 times a smaller number totals 24. When twice the smaller number is subtracted ...

### Algebra

There are 4 problems that I don't understand how to solve so, please help me. A numerical explanation with words explanation would be nice. Thank you tutors. Rewrite each equation so it is in the form ax + b = c or x + d/e = f, where x is a variable. Then solve the equation. 1...

### Math

What is the difference between an equation and an expression? Include an example of each. Can you solve for a variable in an expression? Explain. Can you solve for a variable in an equation? Explain. Write a mathematical phrase or sentence for your classmates to translate...

### math (this correct)

What is the difference between an equation and an expression? Include an example of each. Can you solve for a variable in an expression? Explain. Can you solve for a variable in an equation? Explain. Write a mathematical phrase or sentence for your classmates to translate. **...

### Circuits Problem (Physics)

h t t p ://img266.imageshack.us/my.php?image=circuit2ru6.png Given the circuit above: a) Solve for unknown currents. b) What is the potential difference between points a and b? c) If both batteries start with 20 A*h of charge, how long does it take the first of the batteries ...

### MAth

What is the difference between an equation and an expression? Include an example of each. Can you solve for a variable in an expression? Explain. Can you solve for a variable in an equation? Explain. Write a mathematical phrase or sentence for your classmates to translate. help

### math

What is the difference between an equation and an expression? Include an example of each. Can you solve for a variable in an expression? Explain. Can you solve for a variable in an equation? Explain. Write a mathematical phrase or sentence for your classmates to translate.

### Algebra

What is the difference between and equation and an expression? Include an example of each. Can you solve for a variable expression? Explain. Can you solve for a variable in an equation? Explain. Write a mathematical phrase of sentence that can be translated.

### Physics

Batteries are not perfect. Instead they have an "internal resistance, a catch all phrase which describes the internal chemical workings of the battery which prevents it from providing an unchanging voltage regardless ofnits load. A simple model of internal resistance attaches ...

### algebra

Is this set a subspace of R3 or not? Explain why or why not. Span{[1 2 1],[-1 1 3]} I've tried to do a three variable three unknown equation to solve for the scalars for each of the vectors but when doing it got very wrong numbers.

### math

Can someone help me figure this out. The difference of two numbers is 80. The second is 8 less than 5 times the first. What are the two numbers? first write an equation 5x-8=y and then solve it Tiff gave you part of the solution. 5x-8=y However, there is the other equation. x-...

### math solutions

solve the equation abx=cy for each of following the variable x the variable a the variable c solve the equation ay/x the variable y the variable z the variable x solve each of following for variable y 3y=ab ab=cy ayc=bx bx/y=R zy/x=b

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just an algebra question. how would you solve: (3x^2 +5)(3x^2 +5) ^ means power :] Since you have not given us an equation, it is impossible to "solve" your problam. Please repost with the complete equation, so we can help you. I hope this helps a little. Thanks for asking. i ...

### algebra

What is the difference between an equation and an expression? Include an example of each. Can you solve for a variable in an expression? Explain your answer. Can you solve for a variable in an equation? Explain your answer. Write a mathematical phrase or sentence for your ...

### algebra

how would i work out the following problems solve each formula in terms of the given variable 1. 5d-2g=9 ;g The formula A=2h(l+w) gives the lateral area a of a rectangular solids with length l, width,w and height h. 2. solve this formula for h 3. solve this formula for l The ...

### Physics

A 11.0-µF capacitor and a 50.0-µF capacitor are charged by being connected across separate 55.0-V batteries. (a) Determine the resulting charge on each capacitor. (b) The capacitors are then disconnected from their batteries and connected to each other, with each negative ...

### 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 - Check My Answers, Please

Please help me by checking the following answers for me. 3. A student is attempting to solve the equation below for the variable x. Which of the statements below best applies to the mathematical work shown? Given √(4x-6)=12, I square both sides, so (√4x)^2-6=&#...

### math

could someone please help. given each set of data for ∆ABC: a) solve for b given ∠B=88 degrees,a=31.5m,c=25.6cm b) solve for a given ∠B=66 degrees,∠C=28 degrees,c=11.6cm i) state whether the sine law or cosine law is required to solve the unknown value...

### Algebra

It does, thanks. I'm currently working on solving algebraic equations with two variables (Example: 3x+4y=9). The computer lesson has taught me nothing but to solve the equation by trial and error -- selecting the proper ordered pair from a multiple choice list after plugging ...

### Math - Please Check My Answers

Please help me by checking the following answers for me(There are 3 problems that I need someone to check). 3. A student is attempting to solve the equation below for the variable x. Which of the statements below best applies to the mathematical work shown? Given √(4x-6...

### Algebra22222!!!

Choose the ordered pair that is a solution to the system of equations. 3x - y = 10 -x + y = -4 (3, -7) (-1, 3) (3, -1) (3, 1) Follow the example I gave in your previous question. I'm not going to do all of them. You want to eliminate one of the variable and solve. Then ...

### Physics

A 170 -pF capacitor is connected in series with an unknown capacitance, and as a series combination they are connected to a battery with an emf of 25.0 V. If the 170 -pF capacitor stores 135 pC of charge on its plates, what is the unknown capacitance?

### Physics help?

A 170 -pF capacitor is connected in series with an unknown capacitance, and as a series combination they are connected to a battery with an emf of 25.0 V. If the 170 -pF capacitor stores 135 pC of charge on its plates, what is the unknown capacitance?

### Circuits

A 170 -pF capacitor is connected in series with an unknown capacitance, and as a series combination they are connected to a battery with an emf of 25.0 V. If the 170 -pF capacitor stores 135 pC of charge on its plates, what is the unknown capacitance?

### math/algebra

solve each of the following systems by substitution. 16) 5x -2y = -5 y - 5x = 3 20) 8x -4y = 16 y = 2x - 4 28) 4x -12y = 5 -x + 3y = -1 Step one: Solve on of the equations for one of the variables. y=2x-4 Step two:Substitute the expression for the variable found in step one ...

### math

I am helping my child with this. Can you show me how to Solve word problems by writing an equation with a variable to represent the given information and then solve the equatin.

### Pre-Algebra

If the perimeter of a rectangle is 38 ft and the width is 9 ft, find its length. [Hint: The perimeter of a rectangle is given by P = 2L + 2W.] I don't know why this is a problem for you. P = 38 and W = 9. Solve for L. You have only one unknown in the equation. If you don't ...

### Factoring

What does 3x^3-3x+2=0 come out to? How would I solve this? Is the x cubed supposed to be x squared? You can compare the equation with the identity: (a+b)^3 = a^3 + 3 a^2 b + 3 a b^2 + b^3 which you can rewrite as: (a + b)^3 = 3 ab (a + b) + a^3 + b^3 (1) The equation you want ...

### power dissipation

What is the power dissipated by resistor R1 of the following circuit: two batteries in series (with values V1 = 20 volts and V2 = 20 volts) connected across three resistors in series with values R1 = 10k, R2 = 10k, and R3 = 20k im getting the answer 4 but i know its wrong. ...

### Algebra 1

What is an equation of a line perpendicular to the line with equation y = 1 - 3x a.y=-3x + 5 b. y=3x + 5 c.y=-1/3x + 5 d. y=1/3x + 5 To solve the linear system below, which substitution of unkowns is proper ? x + 4y= -6 5x - 3y = -16 a. substitute -4y-6 for x in the first ...

### Calculus

A three-sided fence is to be built next to a straight section of a river, which forms the fourth side of a rectangular region. The enclosed area is to equal 3200 m2. What is the minimum perimeter that such a fence can have? I developed two equations: 3600=xy & 2x + y = P .... ...

### Algebra

PLEASE HELP! 1. Part 1: Using the digits 4 and 10, and the variable x, write an equation and solve. Part 2: Using the digits 4 and 10, and the variable x, write an expression and simplify if neccessary. 2.Equation: 10 + 4 = x 14=x Expression: 10(4 + x) Example to solve: 103y=5...

### Physics EM

An ammeter is connected in series to a battery of voltage V_b and a resistor of unknown resistance R_u The ammeter reads a current I_0. Next, a resistor of unknown resistance R_r is connected in series to the ammeter, and the ammeter's reading drops to I_1. Finally, a second ...

### math...please help asap

Solve the following; use proper fractions in your answer: 1. 1/3 + 1/4 = 7/12 2. 4/5-2/3 = 2/15 3. 5/6 * 4/5 = 2/3 4. 3/7 divided by 6/8 = 4/7 5. 3 1/4 - 1 3/8 = 1 7/8.....is this a proper fraction? 6. 5 8/9 + 2 4/7 = 8 29/63..is this a proper fraction? Reduce the following: 7...

### Algebra 2

Solve each system 3x+2y= -2 9x- y= -6 I know how to solve for x but i get really lost trying to figure out how to solve for the second variable

### MATH PLEASE HELP!

Solve each system 3x+2y= -2 9x- y= -6 I know how to solve for x but i get really lost trying to figure out how to solve for the second variable

### pre algebra

1. Solve the equation. –9v – 5 = –95 (1 point) 17 11 10 –10 2. Solve the equation. x over four – 5 = –8 (1 point) –27 –12 –7 12 3. Solve the equation. p over five + 6 = 10 (1 point) 44 30 20 –20 4. Solve the equation. –2(m – 30) = –6m (1 point) –15...

### algebra

Solve the following equation or inequality for the unknown variable. Round answer to two decimal places if necessary.5n + 2 = 27 n=

### Algebra

Solve the following equation or inequality for the unknown variable. Round answer to two decimal places if necessary. 10 – x < 4

### calculus

Please help me solve this equation. log[2](3)+log[2](x)=log[2](5)+log[2](x-2) 1. Solve equation by setting up algebraically. 2. Use appropriate properties of Logarithm to reduce the number of logarithmic terms to only one. 3. Solve logarithmic equation.

### English

In some the sections in collection 6, setting plays an important role in shaping the writers idea of what home is,using a chart below, briefly describe the setting of three sections, and tell how the three writers feel about their homes, include at least two details from the ...

### math, algebra

How do I solve for the following: Directions solve each literal equation for the individual variable. 2x + 3y -6 (for x ) Linear equation It has to equal something. What you have is a statement, not an equation.

### Algebra

In Vanessa's coin bank there are 4 times as many quarters as nickels, 2 fewer dimes than nickels, and 15 pennies. The total amount in the bank is $5.80. How many of each coin are in the bank? A. Assign a variable to the unknown quantity. B. Write an equation you can use to ...

### Algebra

Two lamps can be connected to a battery in a circuit in series or in parallel. You can calculate the total resistance RT (t is down from r) in a circuit if you know the resistance in each lamp. Resistance is measured in ohms. For a circuit connected in series, RT = R1 + R2. ...

### chemistry

solve Ka for HX => H^+ + X^- given 0.1M LiX at pH=8.9 Chemistry - DrBob222, Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 6:32pm LiX(aq) ==> Li^+(aq) + X^-(aq) Question for DrBob222 - is the X^- value in the ICE calculations 0.1 from the initial LiX 0.1M? X^- is a base and hydrolyzes in ...

### math

solve the given equation for the variable of x x/3+3/5=5/6

### Physics

Draw an open circuit that consists of 2 sets of 2 cells connected in series, connected in [arallel with each other. Add a variable resitance R1 in series with a set of 3 light bulbs r2, r3, r4 in parallel with each other. Insert an ammeter and a voltmeter in the circuit

### Statistics

There are 6 batteries. Two are defective. If you pull out two batteries, what is the probability that neither are defective? Is this how you solve it? 4/6 X 3/5

### math

can anyone help with this? suppose you bought some 32 cents stamps and some 20 cents stamps. you spent $3.92 for 16 stamps. how many of each stamp did you buy? i got the equation--.32x + .20y = $3.92 but don't know how to solve for x and y Step 1: Solve for y in equation (1...

### mathematical physics

Solve the following ODE using the power series method (1-x^2)y"-2xy'+2y = 0

### mathematical physics

Solve the following ODE using the power series method (1-x^2)y"-2xy'+2y=0

### dma 040

Substitute the given values into the given formula and solve for the unknown variable. If necessary round to one decimal place. (use approximation 3.14(pie symbol). C+2(pie symbol)r; C=40.8 r=

### Math

I need help with these three problems. They are on a Study Guide and I need some refreshing up of how to do them. 17. Solve the equation using the zero product property... -8n(5n+3) 19. Solve the equation by factoring 5z^2-2z-3=0 20. Solve the equation by completing the square...

### math

I need help with these three problems. They are on a Study Guide and I need some refreshing up of how to do them. 17. Solve the equation using the zero product property... -8n(5n+3) 19. Solve the equation by factoring 5z^2-2z-3=0 20. Solve the equation by completing the square...

### Math

I need help with these three problems. They are on a Study Guide and I need some refreshing up of how to do them. 17. Solve the equation using the zero product property... -8n(5n+3) 19. Solve the equation by factoring 5z^2-2z-3=0 20. Solve the equation by completing the square...

### Math 7 A

Note: For questions 5 and 6, remember to show all of the steps that you use to solve the problem. Be sure to use the text box where the question mark (?) first appears to show your mathematical work. You can use the comments field to explain your work. Your teacher will review...

### calculus

Please help me? ln(x+1)-ln(x-2)=ln(5) 1. Solve equation by setting up algebraically. 2. Use appropriate properties of Logarithm to reduce the number of logarithmic terms to only one. 3. Solve logarithmic equation.

### chem

how do you solve for a problem where they ask you to identify an unknown salt (they give you three choices) when you are given the pH and the Molarity.

### Engineering Math Growth

I am having trouble figuring out where to start with this one. Biologists stocked a lake with 40 ﬁsh and estimated the carrying capacity (the maximal population for the ﬁsh of that species in that lake) to be 300. (a) Assume that the number of ﬁsh P(t) ...

### math

Solve each equation by testing the given values for a variable y-9=11 y=18, 19, or 20

### math

Eight subtracted from six times a number is -134. What is the number? A) Translate the statement above into an equation that you can solve to answer this question. Do not solve it yet. Use x as your variable. solve for x

### DRWLS CAN YOU ANSWER

How do i solve inequalitites with three variables. I still can't figure it outplease help. x+y=1 y-z=-3 2x+3y+z=1 THE ANSWERS ARE3,-2,1 HOW DID THEY GET THAT ANSWER. This can be solved a number of ways. 1) subsitition 2) determinants 3) matricies. Substution: x= 1-y y= z+3 or ...

### College physics

A toy car has a mass of 120g, including two 1.5 V batteries connected in series. Suppose the motor that drives the car is 80\% efficient (i.e., 80\% of the electric energy goes to the drive wheels, 20\% is dissipated as heat) and that friction and air resistance are negligible...

### Algebra-Please check my calculations

Could you please check my answers and help with the ones I can't figure out- 1. Solution to the radical function sqrt(1/2x+1) = 1 is x = 0 True or False I think it is true according to my calculations 2.Solve x = sqrt(8x) 8x = x^2 x^2 - 8x = 0 x(x-8) = 0 x = 0 x-8 =0 x=8 the ...

### Substitution Method-Plz help

Use the Substitution method to solve the system of equations. x + y = -4 x - y = 2 solve for x in the second equation. x= y+2 Put that in for x in the first equation: x+y=-4 (y+2) + y = -4 solve for y. Then, x= y+2 i don't get it.How did you get that?What does x equal? re read...

### Physics

Batteries are not perfect. Instead they have an "internal resistance, a catch all phrase which describes the internal chemical workings of the battery which prevents it from providing an unchanging voltage regardless ofnits load. A simple model of internal resistance attaches ...

### algebra

Solve the indicated variable: 1. Volume of a cone: solve for h: V=¨ir^2h/3 2. Temperature formula: solve for C: F=9/5C+32 pleaseeeee help me solve these! plzzz! i have nooo idea how to do these. THANKS! =)))

### bobpursly,.math

Ok, assume it equals zero. 2x + 3y -6=0 subtract 3y from each side. add six to each side. divide both sides by two. its how its in the book i'm suppost to solve for x. but how? How do I solve for the following: Directions solve each literal equation for the individual variable...

### algebra help

The cost of producing a number of items x is given by: C = mx + b In which b is the fixed cost and m is the variable cost (the cost of producing one more item). (a) If the fixed cost is $40 and the variable cost is $10, write the cost equation.and then graph A) C=10x+40 C=10*0...

### Math, Please Help! I don't understand!

Please help me! I don't understand how to solve. Solve each equation for the given variable. 37. x/a - 1 = y/b for x 39. V = 1/3 * pi * r^2 * h for h What do these equations mean? I am super confused. Please help.

### math

The scientists Verhulst (1828) where is the natural growth rate of the population when resources are limited and is a positive constant called carrying capacity of the environment. (a) Using sign analysis, find all constant solution and discuss the general behavior of solution...

### Algebra 2

I know that were doing problems were there is a soultion given which is equal to X^? times a constant ... y = k x^? So this is problem I have to decide given a probelm x relationship to y (for example iverse square cube and so forth) this unkown variable is denoted witha (?) ...

### Math

Solve each literal equation for the indicated variable. 4x-5y=10 for y (the answer is y=4/5x-2) How do you solve this?

### Math

the population of a city of 750,000 us devastated by an unknown virus that kills 20% of the population per day. The use the equation to find: how many people are left after a week. write the exponential equation to solve and use what each variable represents.

### science 6 helppppppppppppppppppp

two identical batteries are connected to different circuit. explain how it is possible for the batteries to supply different amount of power? is it because the another batteries might have more power??

### math,algebra II

I need someone to explain to me step by step the process of this problem its in my book as an example but i am not understanding it. Ive researched the explanation of the ECHELON METHOD...BUt i am not seeingit...this is the problem that they have: Use the echeclon method to ...

### Maath

Solve the equation for the indicated variable. 4x-3a-(10x+7a)=0 solve for x

### Pre-Cal

Solve the equation for the indicated variable: (ax+b)/(cx+d)=6 , Solve for X

### Maath

Solve the equation for the indicated variable. 4x-3a-(10x+7a)=0 solve for x This is all I know how to do & don't know if it's even right. 4x-3a-(10x+7a)=0 solve for x 4x-3a-10x-7a=0 -6x-10a=0

### Algebra

I'm not sure if I have this correct I have to solve each literal equation for the indicated variable. A=1/2h(B+b)variable is (b). I have the answer as: 2A=h(B1+b2) 2A/h=B1+b2 (2A/h)-b2=B1 Is this correct? weren't you supposed to solve for "b"? that would be b = (2A - Bh)/h or ...

### Algebra

Could you please check my answers and help with the ones I can't figure out- 1. Solution to the radical function sqrt(12x+1) = 1 is x = 0 True or False I think it is true according to my calculations 2.Solve x = sqrt(8x) 8x = x^2 x^2 - 8x = 0 x(x-8) = 0 x = 0 x-8 =0 x=8 the ...

### Electrical

A circuit consists of parallel combination 8&12ohms& unknown resistance of R ohm is connected in series with it the total power consume is 70w. When the source voltage is 20V calculate the value of unknown

### science

build a circuit containing two resistors that are in series with each other. This circuit also contains two light bulbs that are in parallel to each other, but are in series to the resistors. Connected this to two batteries that are in series with each other. I know you can't ...

### Maath

Solve the equation for the indicated variable. 5(4r-3c)-2(7r-9c)=0 solve for r

### Math

How would you solve this problem?: x2 + y2 = 25 x2 - y = 5 You have to solve for one variable either by substitution or elimination method and then use the answer to plug it in one of the equations to get the other variable. I've been at this problem for 30 minutes now and ...

### math

what does it mean when you are solving an equation, and, the variable that you are trying to solve for cancels itself out?

### mathematics

In a mathematical equation, the coefficient is A. the numeric value of the unknown that makes an equation true. B. the term brought from one side of an equation to the other by performing the opposite operation. C. a number or quantity placed before another quantity to ...

### algebra

Solve the formula for the variable given. P = r-c/n solve for c. (business) I have worked this problem so many times I'm getting confused. please help. Thanking you in advance

### algebra

solve each literal equation for the indicated variable linear equation for x 2x+3y=6 can some one give me a example and show me how the steps go to solve this problem please Subtract 3y from both sides of the equation, and then divide both sides by 2.

### math,algebra

How do you solve these types of math problems. Directions: Solve each literal equation for the indicated variable. A=1/2h(B+b) (For b) Area of a trapezoid It is just a matter of algebraic manipulation. A=(1/2)h(B+b) Multiply both sides of the equation by 2/h. B+b = 2A/h b = (...

### Math

1. Solve the equation. -6g = 42 a. g = 7 b. g = -7 c. g = 252 d. g = -252 2. Solve the equation. x/8 = 16 a. x = 128 b. x = 24 c. x = 8 d. x = 2 3. Solve the equation. 12m = 14.4 a. m = 120 b. m = 12 c. m = 1.2 d. m = 0.12 4. Solve the equation. x/3 = -15 a. x = 45 b. x = -45 ...

### Pre Cal

6-x=2x+9 If you are to solve the equation for x, first try to get the variable on one side of the equation. Let's subtract 2x from both sides to start (whatever operation you do to one side of an equation you must do to the other side as well): 6 - x - 2x = 2x - 2x + 9 6 - 3x...

### physics

two unknown resistors a and b are connected together. when they are connected in series their combined resistance is 15 ohm. When they are connected in parallel, their combined resistance is 3.3 ohm. What are the resistances of A and B?

### math

can someone help me figure these literal equation out? I did them before but my teacher said they were incorrect. Questions~~ Solve the following formula for the variable indicated 9. r = d/t, where r = rate, d = distance, and t = time for d ( I didn’t know how to answer ...