I know how to solve if the leading coefficient is 1, but how would i solve it if its not 1. Ex. f(x) = 2x^3 + 7x^2 - 7x + 30 Can someone help me start that out? Then I'll

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  1. Math help please

    1. Solve for x. 4(x - b) = x b = 4/3x b = 3/4x x = 4/3b x = 3/4b 2. Solve for y, then find the value of y when given x = 2. 6x = 7 - 4y -12 7/4 19/4 24 I need help solving these. Can you please explain how to solve these problems?

  2. PHYSICS

    A 4 kg block is pushed along the ceiling with a constant applied force of 85 N that acts at an angle of 55 degrees with the horizontal. The block accelerates to the right at 6 m/s^2. determine the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the

  3. Math check please

    1. Solve the system of equations y=2x^2-3 y=3x-1 a)no solution b)(-1/2,5),(2,-5/2) c)(-1/2,-5/2),(2,5)**** d)(1/2,5/2),(2,5) 2. How many real number solutions are there to the equation 0=-3x^2+x-4? a)0 ***** b)1 c)2 d)3 3.solve the equation by completing

  4. algebra

    solve for the indicated variable: a. temperature formula solve for F: K=5/9(F-32)+273 b. annual interest rate solve for R: A=P+Prt

  5. How do I do this.?(Math.)

    Use the Substitution method to solve the system of equations. y - 2x = -5 3y - x = 5 Solve one of the equations for x or y. Let's solve the first one for y: y - 2x = -5 y = 2x - 5 Now let's substitute 2x - 5 for y in the second equation to solve for x:

  6. Algebra

    To solve the system of equations, which expression could be substituted for x into the first equation? 3x-5y=14 x+4y=10 a)10-4y b)4y+10 c)(1/4)x+(5/2) d)(-1/4)x+(5/2) I have another problem just like this one so if you could explain how to solve this one I

  7. math

    Suppose f(x) is a quadratic polynomial with leading coefficient 1 such that f(x) + f(-x) = 2x^2 for all x and f(2016) = 0. What is the value of f(10) ? thanks

  8. RE: PHYSICS

    A stationary block explodes into two pieces L and R that slide across a frictionless floor and then into regions with friction, where they stop. Piece L, with a mass of 2.0 kg, encounters a coefficient of kinetic friction µL = 0.40 and slides to a stop in

  9. algebra

    1. solve 2x + y = 7 for y 2. solve 2y - 18x = 26 for y 3. solve 20x + 5y =15 for y 4. solve 9x - y = 45 for y 5. solve 6x - 3y = -6 for y 6. solve 4x - 5 = 7 + 4y for y

  10. math

    Write the quadratic equation whose roots are −4 and 6, and whose leading coefficient is 5.

  11. math

    Solve systems by substitution 5x - 2y = -5 y - 5x = 3 Substitute 5x + 3 for y in the first equation, and solve it for x. Once you have x, use either of the two equations you wrote to solve for y.

  12. math help

    write the quadratic equation whose roots are -4 and -5 and whose leading coefficient is 5 use the letter x to represent the variable. use the quadratic formula to solve for x 4x^2-9x+3=0

  13. ALGEBRA 1!PLZ HELP!

    Use the Substitution method to solve the system of equations. y - 2x = -5 3y - x = 5 Solve the first equation for y. y = 2x-5 Substitute that for y in the second equation and solve for x. Then use the value of x to substitute back into the first equation

  14. Math

    I just don't understand this question: h(t)=A*b^x h(3)=4 h(5)=40 Solve for b Would you plug 3 into the x and set it equal to 4? (4=A*b^3) How would you solve for that because in the next question they go on to ask you to solve for A using the b you

  15. algebra

    Write the quadratic equation whose roots are 2 and −5, and whose leading coefficient is 3.

  16. 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

  17. Math

    Solve the system by addition or substitution. 3x – 4y = 8 6x – 2y = 10 Please get me on the correct track for 3x -4y =8 x=4, y=1 for 6x - 2y =10 x= 2, y= 1 Solve one equation for x. 3x = 4y + 8 x = (4y + 8)/3 Insert that value for x in the other

  18. Physics/Science

    A startled armadillo leaps upward rising 0.547 m in the first 0.202 s. (a) What is its initial speed as it leaves the ground? _____m/s (b) What is its speed at the height of 0.547 m? _____m/s (c) How much higher does it go? _____m Use distance vs time:

  19. math

    What is the first step in solving the linear system {2x − 3y = 11 {−x + 5y = −9 by the substitution method in the most efficient way? A. Solve the first equation for x. B. Solve the first equation for y. C. Solve the second equation for x. D. Solve

  20. Calculus

    The end behavior of f(x)=(2+x^2)/(x^2-36) most closely matches which of the following: y=1 y=-1 y=2 y=0 There is no leading coefficient so I am not sure what the answer is.

  21. Pre-Calc

    Write the quadratic equation whose roots are 2 and 1, and whose leading coefficient is 1 Not sure even how to start?

  22. Rational Zero Theorem

    I know how to solve if the leading coefficient is 1, but how would i solve it if its not 1. Ex. f(x) = 2x^3 + 7x^2 - 7x + 30 Can someone help me start that out? Then I'll use synthetic divison to solve for it.

  23. Math

    1. Identify the degree, leading term and leading coefficient of each polynomial function. A. f(x)= x(x+1)(3x+1)(x-2) B. f(x)= -16+3x^4 - 9x^2 - x^6 + 4x^8 2. Describe the end behavior of a ninth-degree polynomial function with a negative leading

  24. math

    actually, in a addition to the question i posted a few minutes ago, can someone please help me with a few actual specific questions? thanks so much i'm very confused and i've been working on these all day. *Literal Equations* ~solve for x ax + bx = 8ab

  25. 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! =)))

  26. Math

    Solve by eliminnation methods 2x-4y=5 2x-4y=6 solve the system by elimination method 5x+2y= -13 7x-3y=17 Solve x+64 Determine whether the given numbers are solutions of the inequality 8,-10,-18,-3 y-8>2y-3 Solve by the substitutioj method 2m+n=9 m-5n=10

  27. 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

  28. math

    solve for the indicated variable: a. temperature formula solve for F: K=5/9(F-32)+273 b. annual interest rate solve for R: A=P+Prt can you please show how to do these? thanxx =)

  29. math

    What is the first step in solving the linear system {2x−3y=11 {−x+5y=−9 by the substitution method in the most efficient way? A. Solve the first equation for x. B. Solve the first equation for y. C. Solve the second equation for x. D. Solve the

  30. Algebra 2

    How do I solve these inequalities: e^3x>e^x-1 -6log (subscript of 4) x > -24 & how do I solve these: 8^x+1=3 e^x+2=50 8logx=16 I really don't understand how to solve these so can someone please explain them to me?

  31. math

    solve each equation for 0=/

  32. math

    Hi, How do I find the coefficient of variation? I found the sample variance and the standard deviation for the problem I'm trying to solve, but I can't find the coefficient of the variation

  33. Algebra

    What is the coefficient of x in the division (18^3+12x^2-3x)/6x^2 How do I solve this?

  34. College Algebra

    What is the leading coefficient and degree in these two problems? 1). 4x^3y - 3xy^2 + x^2y^3 2). -x^5y + 2x^2y^2 + xy^4

  35. Math

    Solve for S: r^2s-5s=7. Solve for b: L= 4a^2b. I'm confused about how to solve these problems. Could someone show me the steps?

  36. 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

  37. Algebra

    Suppose f(x) is a quadratic polynomial with leading coefficient 1 such that f(x) + f(-x) = 2x^2 for all x and f(2016) = 0. What is the value of f(10) ?

  38. Algebra 2

    Did I solve this problem correctly? Directions: State the possible rational zeros for each function. Question:f(x) = x6 - 64 Answer: Constant term:64 Factors:1,2,4,8,16,32,64 Leading coefficient:1 Factors: 1 ±1,2,4,8,16,32,64/1 = ±1, ±2, ±4, ±8, ±16,

  39. Math

    We have an important chemsitry test due and I want to make sure that I do not mess up on my algebra. I am dealing with the integrated rate law, but my question is purely algebraically in nature. I hope, somebody can help me. 1) ln(A) = -kt+ln(B) solve for

  40. Algebra

    Find the real zeroes of the polynomial: f(x)=2x(x+5)^2-8x I know you can pull the factors from the leading coefficient and the constant: constant = p= 5 factors 1, 5 leading coefficient= q= 2 factors 1, 2 so would my rational zeros be: +/-{1, 1/2, 5, 5/2}

  41. Stats

    Can someone please show me how to solve this step by step. I'm trying to understand the whole concept but I'm getting confused... Find the sample linear correlation coefficient between x and y: x: 5, 2, 2 y: 7, 4, 7 x^2: 25, 4, 4 y^2: 49, 16, 49 xy: 35,

  42. Math (polynomial functions)

    Hi there, Can someone please help me understand the relationship between the FINITE DIFFERENCE and leading coefficient in a polynomial? I need to be able to determine the leading coefficient from a finite difference.

  43. Algebra

    Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3 how would I solve this?

  44. Algebra

    Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3 how would I solve this?

  45. Aerodynamics

    Consider an infinitely thin flat plate of chord c at an angle of attack α in a supersonic flow. The pressure distribution can be approximated as follows: i) Upper surface: Cp constant at -0.8 from the leading edge to 60% chord, then increasing linearly to

  46. Alebra

    Solve 5m - 8 > 12 Solve 12 - 3a > 18 Solve 5m - 4 < 2m + 11 Solve 2r - 18 ≤ 5r + 3 Solve 26p - 20 > 14p + 64 Can someone give me an example to one of these? I don't know how to do these.

  47. Intermediate Algebra

    Combine like terms: -3x^2+2x-4x^2-9+6x-2x^2+8 Solve for x: 8x-11= -11x+18 Solve for x: -2(x-5)+7=z-8-5x Solve for x: (x-2)/5 - 3/2= (x+1)/10 Translate to an algebra statement; do not solve: Seven times the difference of six and a twice a number yields the

  48. MATH PLEASEEEEE

    I have a question, if f(x)=x/2 and g(x)=3x+1 find: a) (f+g)(x) i know you go x/2+3x+1. but how do i solve that?? b) (f-g)(x) i know you go x/2-3x+1, how do i solve? c)(f*g)(x) how do i solve? (f/g)(x) how do i solve?? f(g(x)) how do i solve?? thanks for

  49. Math

    Determine whether the following statement makes sense or does not make sense, and explain your reasoning: When I'm trying to determine end behavior, it's the coefficient of the leading term of a polynomial function that I should inspect. A) This makes

  50. Algebra

    Solve for x: h=(k/4)(x-3L) Solve for B: v-6Bxk=7B Solve for S: z+(1/7)sk=(1/6)yk^2 Solve for x: 3F=10hx+10hv+10xv

  51. Algebra II (Matrices)

    My book doesn't solve it like a linear equation, they solve it by using inverse matrices. Solve the matrix equation: |4 -5||m|=|32| |1 2| |n|=|-5| A= |4 -5| |1 2| X= |m| |n| B= |32| |-5| Step 1. Find the inverse of the coefficient matrix. A^-1= 1/13|2 5|

  52. I need help with these please ALGEBRA

    1. Consider the leading term of the polynomial function. What is the end behavior of the graph? Describe the end behavior and provide the leading term. -3x5 + 9x4 + 5x3 + 3 2. Evaluate : sqrt7x(sqrtx-7sqrt7) show your work. 3. Solve the equation. Check for

  53. Business Law

    The Police Commissioner is under pressure to solve a murder and offers $100,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the culprit.

  54. Physics

    The total U.S. consumption of electricity in a particular year was 5.0 x 10^12 kilowatt-hours. What is the mass equivalence of this amount of energy? Show all calculations leading to an answer. How would I solve it?

  55. Math - Algebra

    Simplify and solve for x=2 and y=5. Please remember to group like terms. 1. 3x - 2y + 4x -3y 2. y + x - y - x 1. 3x2 - 2x5 + 4x2 - 3x5 6 - 10 + 8 - 15 2. 5+2-5-2 7-5+2 yah i think that's how to solve it, basically sub in the x and ys and solve

  56. Algebra

    Solving quardratic equations using factoring. 2X^2+2X-4=0 The book says the answer is -2,1. I got the -2,1 but not in the order of -2,1. I used FOIL to solve. When I use -2,1 I don't can not solve. When I use 1,-2. I can solve. I am not clear.

  57. Math Analysis

    6. Prove that f(x) = (3/4)x^4 + 2 and g(x) = (4sqrt(108x-216))/3 are inverses. I know you solve it with composite functions f(g(x)) and g(f(x)), and I solved f(g(x)), but I can't seem to solve g(f(x)) to equal x, like it should. Can someone show me how to

  58. Algebra

    How do I solve this? ((1/t) - 1)/ (t -1) NO CLUE :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 How do I solve this? ((1/t) - 1)/ (t -1) 1/t - 1 = 1/t - t/t = (1/t)(1 - t) = (-1/t)(t - 1) The two t - 1 terms cancel each

  59. algebra

    im trying to solve a literal equation, then solve the specific question first part is stumping me, im to solve for X ax=bx-c this is what I got ax-bx=c, but don't know how to get x by itself

  60. Algerbra

    solve for x ac+x=xy have all terms with x on one side ac=xy-x take x as common factor ac=x(y-1) now solve for x 25a^2 - 9b^4 can u please help me solve and check these equations

  61. Math

    Use the quadratic formula to solve each of the following quadratic equations... 1. 2x^2-5x=3 2. 3x^2-2x+1=0 Rearrange the equation in quadratic formula form. 2x^2 -5x -3 = 0 Then use the formula. Tell me what you don't understand about it if you don't know

  62. Algebra 2

    How do I answer this f(x) = x - 3 (x + 4)^(1/2) and am asked how to solve for x when y = -5 I have no idea how to do this and know that I could just solve it by guess and checking but I want to know how to do this algebraically when plugging in the -5 and

  63. Calculus

    How do you us implicit differentiation to solve x( y + 2 )^5 = 8 x( y + 2 )^5 = 8 ( y + 2 )^5 d/dx (x) + x d/dx(y+2)^5=d/dx 8 (y+2)^5 + 5x(y+2)^4 dy/dx=0 solve for dx/dy (Broken Link Removed) I assume you want dy/dx. Differentiate both sides of the

  64. Math

    You are given two equations which are both true, and you are asked to solve for both x and y. You plan to solve this set of equations by substituting part of one equation into the other so you end up with an equation that contains only x's or only y's. The

  65. Algebra

    Solve 3x +1 < 5 or 3x +1 > 4 By saying "solve," is it asking for me to show it on a line and in interval notation? Here's another: f(x) < 3 and f(x) > 4, where f(x) = 1/2x - 7 I have no idea how to solve this! Please walk me through it! Thank you so much!

  66. algebra

    solve for the indicated variable: a. temperature formula solve for F: K=5/9(F-32)+273 b. annual interest rate solve for R: A=P+Prt im posting this the second time, but the first reply i got didn't help much :( can you show me how to do at least one of

  67. Physics

    A 6.00 kg crate is pushed by a 300.0 N force at and angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal. a.What coefficient of friction value is experienced by the crate if it moves at constant velocity? b. What coefficient of friction value is present if the crate

  68. math

    Hi, How do I find the coefficient of variation? I found the sample variance and the standard deviation for the problem I'm trying to solve, but I can't find the coefficient of the variation

  69. Algebra1!Plz help I have test 2morrow!!!

    so would the new eqaution be... 2x+8=10 then.. 2x=2 x=1? We know that y = x + 8. So if x + y = 10, then x + x + 8 = 10. but what about the y?ANd what do I do afetr that? If you know what x equals, then you can calculate what y equals. Once you've solved

  70. math

    Who created the leading coefficient test?

  71. algebra 2

    what is the degree and leading coefficient of 10x^3=3x^2-x+7?

  72. Algebra

    Factoring with a leading coefficient 3x^2+19x-72

  73. Need all the help i can get

    Hi i'm pretty new to this and i don't know what to do?So i put these questions up im not sure if my answers will show up because i used color letters, but i need help checking and explaining steps N 108 is 36% of what number? Write and solve a proportion

  74. Algebra

    Simplify this expression (DO NOT solve for x) 5x+6(x+2)-8(x-3) I have no clue, can someone tell me how to solve it? Please don't tell me the answer, only how to solve it. Thanks :D

  75. Algebra Problem

    I've gotten confunsed. Please help. Solve: 2y-a = a + 3b ____ ______, for y 3 4 Please show how to solve this. If you mean (2y -a)/3 = (a + 3b)/4 then 2y - a = (3/4) (a + 3 b) 2y = (7/4) a + (9/4) b y = (7/8) a + (9/8) b f(x)=x(squared)-4x+9 solve for x

  76. Math, Please Help! I don't understand!

    I need help because I don't understand how to solve this equation. 37. x/a - 1 = y/b for x So... does it mean solve for x? 39. V = 1/3 * pi * radius^2 * h for h So... does it mean solve for h? As you can see, I am really confused. Please help.

  77. Algebra

    I'm having trouble with these problems, I'm not asking for just the answers, I need to know how to solve them, its a practice for my upcoming final, So I need to know how to do them. Name the property of real numbers illustrated. (2√7)*√3=2(√7*√3)

  78. Algebra II

    How do I solve the following problems?? 1. Factor: 4x^2-100y^2 2. Factor: 3x^2+27 3. Solve 3x^2+9x=0 4. Solve 12^2+30x=-12 5. 9a(a+1)=4 6. Solve 16x^2=25

  79. Calculus - Seperable Equations

    Solve the separable differential equation (dy/dx)=y(1+x) for y and find the exact value for y(.3). dy/dx = y(1+x) dy/y = (1+x)dx Integral (dy/y) = Integral (1+x)dx ln (y) = x + (1/2)x^2 + C y = e^(x + (1/2)x^2 + C) y(0.3) = e^(0.345 + C) I am stuck here.

  80. Physics

    A spring is compressed .02m by a 0.5kg rock. The spring and rock are on a frictionless horizontal table. a) If the spring has a spring constant of 5N/m what acceleration will the rock have when released? b) How fast will the rock be moving when it reached

  81. subsitution method

    Can some one show me how to use the Substitution method to solve the system of these equations. x + y = -4 x - y = 2 x + y = 10 y = x + 8 on the first set. Solve for either x or y in either equation, then put that value into the other equation. Example: x

  82. calculus

    I am suposed to apply L'Hospitals rule to solve. I can't seem to solve it tho. could someone explain the steps to me? Thanks! the limit as x approaches infinity of: xe^(1/x)-x This is what I got so far: xe^(1/x)-x x(e^(1/x)-1) e^(1/x)-1/(1/x) Now its in

  83. Pre calculus

    How do I solve this exponent problem? I understand the exponent rules, but I getting 1 but 1 is not the answer! I don't want anyone to solve the problem for me, I want to learn how to solve this type of problem. Thank you! Solve the equation: -8=-3-6

  84. Precalculus

    I'm sorry I'm posting so many questions, I promise this is the last one tonight :) The leading coefficient of a cubic polynomial P is 2, and the coefficient of the linear term is -5. If P(0)=7 and P(2)=21, find P(3). I DO NOT understand how to even start

  85. algebra please explain

    I don't know how to solve this. what is numerical coefficient of this term -3z

  86. Physics

    Please help me with these three questions,they deal with coefficient of friction 1) A car rounds a turn of radius 25m at a speed of 20m/s. Find the coefficient of friction neccessary to keep the car on the road 2) A man is attempting to slide a piece of

  87. Algebra 2345678!!

    Solve the system of equations using the Addition method. 2a + 3b = -1 3a + 5b = -2 The addition method tells you to find common multiples of a coefficient, then add the equations together to eliminate a variable. If you multiply the first equation by 3 and

  88. 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

  89. Algebra

    FIND THE GCF OF THE PRODUCT (3B+6)(2B-10) SOLVE... X^2=-6X x(x+6)= 0 x = -6 or 0 it would = 0 help me solve this problem.. solve for W: 2L+2W=38 please and thank you!

  90. 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

  91. Math

    How do I write an quadratic equation whose roots are -2 and 6 and whose leading coefficient is 2

  92. Middlesex

    Write a quadratic equation whose roots are 3 and -6 and leading coefficient is 1. Please help

  93. MATH HELP!!!!!!!!

    | 3 2 7 | x1 | | 46 | | -2 1 4 | x2 | = | 12 | | 6 -5 8 | x3 | | 60 | (b). Solve the system using the inverse of the coefficient matrix. (x1, x2, x3) = (________)

  94. Re: PHYSICS

    A stationary block explodes into two pieces L and R that slide across a frictionless floor and then into regions with friction, where they stop. Piece L, with a mass of 2.0 kg, encounters a coefficient of kinetic friction µL = 0.40 and slides to a stop in

  95. algebra

    I just need a quick check before I hand in my work if you would...Thanks. 1. I am to use the intercepts to graph the equation x+3y=6 I used the formula y=mx+b using 3 and -6 for x I got these as my ordered pairs to graph (3, 1), (-6, 4)…Is this correct?

  96. Algebra

    Sketch the graph of a polynomial of degree 2 with a leading coefficient of -3 whose zeros are -5 and 1.

  97. Algebra

    91. Find the domain of: y=-3x+1 a. all negative numbers b. x>0 c. all real numbers d. x=3 Can someone please show the work and how to solve this problem. There are many of these in my lessons and I don't understand how to solve them. Do you solve for x?

  98. Algebra2

    Find the polynomials roots to each of the following problems: #1) x^2+3x+1 #2) x^2+4x+3=0 #3) -2x^2+4x-5 #3 is not an equation. Dod you omit "= 0" at the end? #2 can be factored into (x+1)(x+3) = 0, so the roots are x=-1 and -3. #1 Use the quadratic

  99. 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

  100. Math

    HOW WOULD I SOLVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS, IT IS AN EXAMPLE I MADE UP. ITS SIMILAR TO THE ONE I HAVE. I DON'T GET IT. THERE ARE TWO UNKNOW VARILABLES AND SOME NUMBERS. HOW DO I POSSIBLE SOLVE THIS. MAYBE I DON'T HAVE TO SOLVE ANYTHING THAT IS WHAT I WAS

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