# How did Spain's American colonies help make it the richest, most powerful nation in the world during the 16th century??

39,253 questions, page 235
1. ## Math

A shopkeeper marked the price of an article a certain percent above cp and he allowed 16% discount to make 5% profit. If a customer paid rs.9492 with 13% vat to buy article by what percent is MP above CP of article?

asked by Gho on June 5, 2016
2. ## english 3

What did Smith note the President? Please clarify your question. Is a reference to a book? Which Smith? Also -- as written, your question doesn't make any sense to me. We'll be glad to help you when we understand your question and to what it's referring.

asked by Anonymous on June 19, 2007
3. ## algebra 2

. A tile setter is joining the angles of two tiles, A and B, to make a 90-degree angle. The degree measure of Angle A can be represented as 3y + 2 and of Angle B as 5y. Which equation represents this situation? these are the one I neeeed help with

asked by hannah on October 24, 2013
4. ## math

a hot air balloon is tied to the ground with 200 ft. of rope. The wind is pushing the balloon to make a 23 degree angle with the ground. What is the real height of the balloon?

asked by ss on December 10, 2012
5. ## help needed with math

instead of buying packages of 20 batteries for \$7.00 to power his video game controllers, Nathaniel decides to buy 4 rechargeable batteries and a charger for \$15.39. How many times does he need to use the rechargeable batteries to make them a better value?

asked by Thelma on June 5, 2014
6. ## Math

I need help with the following math problem. A sculptor has a 3lb block of clay. He ads 24 oz. of clay to the block in order to make a sculpture. What is the total weight of the clay before he begins sculpturing?

asked by Jared on November 29, 2010
7. ## math

Brittany is making trays of fudge. her recipe calls for 2/3 cup of walnuts for each batch of fudge. How many cups of walnuts does she need to make 27 batches of fudge I need to show how I got this answer

asked by Judy on February 11, 2013
8. ## Math

You have 700 ft of fencing to make a pen for hogs. If you have a river on one side of your property, what are the dimensions (in ft) of the rectangular pen that maximize the area? shorter side longer side

asked by Meghan on April 7, 2018
9. ## Algebra, math

how do I find a value of x that will make each proportion true?? 12 = x ___ ___ 16 20 and 8 = 14 __ ___ 12 x Cross multiply to find x. Here's the first one; perhaps you can try the second one on your own. 12/16 = x/20 16x = 240 Divide both sides by 16 to

asked by Joe on April 9, 2007
10. ## law office management

when one person has the power and authority to make all decisions for the firm it is known as an _______ type of management. a. management by committee b. autocratic c. management by stakeholders d. executive committee im confused between A and D

asked by Nile on October 26, 2011
11. ## algebra

A farmer has 25 yards of fencing to make a pig pen. He is going to use the side of the barn as one of the sides of the fence, so he only needs to fence 3 sides. What should be the dimensions of the fence in order to maximize the area?

asked by kk on February 18, 2015
12. ## Social Studies

Jury duty is A right, because it is discussed in the US constitution A right, because only some citizens are required to do it. A responsibility, because citizens citizens do it to help protect people's rights A responsibility because judges cannot make

13. ## Math- word prolems

Making a cylinder is costing your company \$2/in^2 for top and bottom and \$6/in^2 for the body(side). If the cylinder is to have 166.25oz volume, what are the most economical cylinder that you can make and what will be the cost of making it.

asked by Sam on October 25, 2015
14. ## algebra 1

A company manfactures an alarm clock. Three weeks ago the company had 250 on hand. Two weeks from now it will have 500. Assume the company will continue to make the clocks at the same rate.

asked by Anonymous on March 29, 2014
15. ## English

Word box compact earmark scant strident Since the time we have to prepare for the final exams is exceedingly ____ we had better make the best of every hour This one is compact or scant? I think it's compact

asked by Jerald on March 20, 2013
16. ## MAth

the high soccer team can have no more than 26 players.write and solve an inequality to determine how many more players can make the team if the coach has alreadychosen 17 players. i need the inquality,interpretation,solution

asked by StickyDoom on February 4, 2016
17. ## Chemistry

A stock solution of sulfuric acid must be diluted by adding 25.0mL of 7.50M H2SO4 to enough water to make 500mL of diluted soultion. What is the concentration of the diluted solution?

asked by Anonymous on October 10, 2016
18. ## math

Carla the baker worked four hours to make cookies. She ended with 380 cookies altogether. Write an equation to express how many cookies Carla made each hour.

asked by Andrea on March 28, 2018
19. ## math

crusty bought balloons at 5 for \$1 and sold them 3 for \$1. if his profit from selling balloons was \$20, how many balloons did he sell? 1- how much did crusty make for every balloon? 2- what open sentence (equation) would we wite to solve this?

asked by micaela on October 10, 2012
20. ## math

Padding 7 miles upstream, Steven and his brother averaged 2 miles per hour. On the way back, their rate of speed was 3 1/2 miles per hour. How long did it take them to make the round trip?

asked by vincent on July 17, 2013
21. ## math

Emily has a coupon for 20% off her purchase. She finds a backpack on the discount rack. It's original price is \$60 but is 30% off. Emily thinks 30% and 20 % make 50% so the backpack will be \$30. Is Emily correct? Explain your answer.

asked by john r on December 9, 2016
22. ## Algebra

Suppose a farmer has 120 feet of fencing to make a rectangular barnyard enclosure. If the enclosure is x feet long, express the area A of the enclosure as a function of the length x.

asked by Angie on June 22, 2009
23. ## AP Chemistry

Sulfuric acid (H2SO4) is a very strong diprotic acid. If 0.036 moles of sulfuric acid is mixed with water to make 576 mililiter of solution, what is the molarity of H+?

asked by J. A on September 30, 2012
24. ## math

A farmer has 25 yards of fencing to make a pig pen. He is going to use the side of the barn as one of the sides of the fence, so he only needs to fence 3 sides. What should be the dimensions of the fence in order to maximize the area?

asked by A farmer has 25 yards of fencing to make a pig pe on December 21, 2018
25. ## math word problem

instead of buying packages of 20 batteries for \$7.00 to power his video game controllers, Nathaniel decides to buy 4 rechargeable batteries and a charger for \$15.39. How many times does he need to use the rechargeable batteries to make them a better value?

asked by thelma on June 4, 2014
26. ## math

Padding 7 miles upstream, Steven and his brother averaged 2 miles per hour. On the way back, their rate of speed was 3 1/2 miles per hour. How long did it take them to make the round trip?

asked by andrew on July 16, 2013
27. ## Physics

Earth's moon is 3.8 X 10 8 m from the planet and is in freefall. Acceleration due to the Earth's gravity acting on the moon is 2.70X 10 -3. What is the moon's speed? How long does it take to make a complete orbit?

asked by Julie on April 22, 2010
28. ## HELP AMERICAN GOV

“At times, a President has had to turn to roundabout methods in order to achieve his [treaty] goals. When a Senate minority defeated a treaty to annex Texas, President John Tyler was able to bring about annexation in 1845 by encouraging passage of a

asked by mstv1112 on January 19, 2017
29. ## American Gov

“At times, a President has had to turn to roundabout methods in order to achieve his [treaty] goals. When a Senate minority defeated a treaty to annex Texas, President John Tyler was able to bring about annexation in 1845 by encouraging passage of a

asked by mstv1112 on January 19, 2017
30. ## World History

Which option most accurately describes the settlements of Protestant French Huguenots in the New World? huguenots settlements in present-day Caribbean, Florida, and South Carolina were destroyed by the Spanish until they finally settled in present-day

asked by Katie on May 29, 2018
31. ## History

Which option most accurately describes the settlements of Protestant French Huguenots in the New World? huguenots settlements in present-day Caribbean, Florida, and South Carolina were destroyed by the Spanish until they finally settled in present-day

asked by malia on October 17, 2017
32. ## social studies/writing

is this a good paragraph on the differences and similarities between the U.S. and Thailand??? When people hear the about the countries, United States and Thailand, the fact that they are in two different sides of the world is the first thing that comes to

asked by Gabby on January 21, 2008
33. ## Language Arts Help

Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the most famous painters of the twentieth century. At a time when a few women achieved great success as artists, she dazzled the world with her enormous canvases of brightly colored flowers and her rustic renderings of the

asked by Sahara on October 25, 2016
34. ## English

I'd like you to check the following sentences on a description of a journey. Thank you. 1) On my last summer holiday I stayed in a hotel at the seaside. 2)The hotel was very luxurious with an indoor- and an outdoor-swimmingpools., a sauna and a pizzeria.

asked by Mike1 on April 21, 2011
35. ## Marketing

I created a business for my class, and its a candy company that sells industrial candy from all over the world. One question asks to explain the channels or distribution and how my business will used these channels to receive goods or services. In my

asked by Justine on November 10, 2015
36. ## System Analysis &Design

What should my entities be? Consider the following situation. A manufacture of computers receives orders from customers through its sales office. Each order can have several products in it (different types of computers, lap tops, monitors, and other

asked by Lapri on April 27, 2009
37. ## math

A dealer has 10,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline. He wants to add just enough ethanol to make the fuel a 10% ethanol mixture. How many gallons of ethanol should be added?

asked by RNRH on February 14, 2011
38. ## Biochemistry

Calculate the amount (in grams) of Tris Base needed to make 1L of 0.01M Tris buffer? Tris Base=121.4 g/mol

asked by San on September 10, 2015
39. ## maths

Maisie buys a bag of flour She uses: 1/4 to bake a cake 2/5 to make a loaf a) what fraction of flour was used? b) what fraction of flour is left? Your help would be very much appreciated.

asked by H.S on September 13, 2014
40. ## English

Unscramble 18 letters to make 5 words. possibly Christmas related. SWYTURNRMHGESAHOEA are the letters and the sentence is broken down like this 5 words with this many letters in each word. 4/2/3/3/6 . Please help soon!

asked by Evan on January 9, 2015
41. ## algebra 2

Carlos wants to make a scale drawing of a rectangle. he wants the rectangle to have a length of (x-1) units and an area of 1-x/x^2+1 square units. What can you say about how wide the rectangle should be? Explain.

asked by Jess on April 26, 2012
42. ## Math

Mrs. Bryant bought 6 and 3/5 yards of silk material. She used 2 and 4/5 yards of the material to make a blouse for her daughter Mikayla. How many yards does she have left?

asked by Losa on August 31, 2012
43. ## Math

In Joel's recipe for lemonade the ratio of lemons to water is 7 to 4. People are complaining that the lemonade is too weak. Which ratio would make the lemonade STRONGER? A) 5 to 3 B) 7 to 5 C) 8 to 4 D) 8 to 5

asked by Don't need to know. Sorry on February 8, 2017
44. ## geometry

A manufacturer wants to make a rectangular storage box with volume 0.75 cubic meters, length 1.5 meters and width 0.4 meters. What is the height of the box?

asked by Tiffany on October 11, 2010
45. ## algebra

4x = y > 6 does it make since if you put a line under >. Because that is the question I am suppose to figure out. The sentence says that 4x is equal to y. But y is greater than or equal to six. dividing through by 4, this means that x=y/4, and therefore, x

asked by shelly on July 4, 2007
46. ## Math

Jane has 5 ten-cent coins, 3 twenty-cent coins and 1 fifty-cent coin. In how many different ways can she make up a sum of 80₵ ? Is the answer 4?

asked by chimingbell on November 26, 2017
47. ## math

A jewelry designer is making identical bracelets. She has 21 blue beads and 14 red beads. What is the greatest number of bracelets she can make using all of the beads

48. ## School

When given three given kinds of meat, three kind of cheese, and three kinds of bread of bread. Lisa can make 27 kinds of sandwich. I cannot figure out what piaget stage this is?

asked by M on October 9, 2015
49. ## math

Karen's age is 7 years more than 9 times the age of her niece Emma.If the sum of their ages is 57,what is Emma's age?Make and solve an equation.

asked by Affy on November 11, 2010
50. ## Math-college

Tim is making is making a sandwich he has 3 choices of bread, 2 choices of lettuce, 4 choices of meat, and 6 spreads to choose from. How many combinations is he able to make?

asked by Mike on August 17, 2017
51. ## math help g

Chris has a square garden with an area of 38.4m^2. He decreases the length of each side by 1.7m to make a smaller garden. What is the closet to the perimeter of the smaller garden?

asked by math on December 9, 2017
52. ## Math

Some college roommates want to make pancakes for their neighbors. They need 55 cups of​ flour, but have only a one third 1 3​-cup measuring cup. How many times will they need to fill their measuring​ cup?

asked by Lila on October 13, 2016
53. ## chemistry

A lab tech had accidentally set out 16M HCl for this experiment. How much ( in mL) 16M HCl is needed to make 450mL of a 3M HCl solution?

asked by Christina on October 7, 2013
54. ## geometry

Find the third side of a triangle in which a 4.00-inch side and a 6.00-inch side are known to make a 56.0-degree angle. Round your answer to three significant digits.

asked by hodna on April 11, 2010
55. ## Physics

You wish to make a mass on a spring oscillate with a period of 1.00 seconds, to count heartbeats. The spring constant is 50.0 N/m. What mass should you put on the end of the spring?

asked by Laura on November 14, 2010
56. ## math/area

On grid paper I have a capital letter I three cubes across to make the top of letter I, three cubes in the middle, and three cubes across the bottom? So, how would I figure out the area?

asked by Jenna on May 19, 2010
57. ## Maths

ann bought 5/8kg of tomatoes to make a salad dish 2/5 of the tomatoes were rotten and the rest were fresh what was the mass of fresh tomatoes

asked by Asha on April 1, 2015
58. ## Algebra

I need to make an algebra problem using a cake with the measurements 12 inches by 16 inches and 3 inches thick. There were also 30 guest there and half of the cake was left. I also need the concept being used.

asked by Beth on May 10, 2010
59. ## Math

Which term can be put in the blank to make the statement below true? 4,000,000=40 A. Thousands B. Ten-Thousands C. Hundred-thousands D. Millions

asked by Pearl on February 22, 2014
60. ## Algebra

A person has 29 1/2 yards of material available to make doll outfits. Each outfit requires 3/4 yard of material. a: How many outfits can be made? b: How much material will be left over?

asked by Anon on October 11, 2014
61. ## Math

How much glas is needed to make a fish tank that is 12 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 9 inches high? The tank is open on top.

asked by Em on April 29, 2015
62. ## Algebra

I need to make an algebra problem using a cake with the measurements 12 inches by 16 inches and 3 inches thick. There were also 30 guest there and half of the cake was left. I also need the concept being used.

asked by Beth on May 10, 2010
63. ## science

can you inscramble these letters to make 2 words first word 12 letters, 2nd word 5 letters ietnnrncuinvtohte Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum again. I answered the first one I saw, which was just before this one!

asked by katie on April 19, 2007
64. ## math/algebra

I’m working at this restaurant making \$30,000 a year. Another restaurant really wants to have me manage their restaurant they are offering to pay me 2 ¾ times more then I make now. How much would I be making? show this is done please

asked by toni on June 3, 2012
65. ## math

There are 10 coins, 5 of which are heads up and 5 of which are tails up. On each turn, you choose exactly 3 coins and flip them over. What is the minimum number of turns needed to make all of the coins heads up?

asked by unowen on November 16, 2017
66. ## chemistry

you dissolve 6.55g of potassium nitrate in enough water to make a 250ml solution. if you add 1.25 l of additional water to this solution.what is the molarity of this new solution.

asked by cateye on April 22, 2012
67. ## algebra

it costs \$2000 to purchase a copier, and each copy costs \$0.02 to make. what is the fixed cost? what is the variable cost? and what is the cost equation for c in the terms of x?

asked by salha on April 20, 2016
68. ## eth125

: Familism in Hispanic & Latino Culture - Based on the evidence provided, how is familism a positive attribute? What might make familism a negative attribute, as well?

asked by stacee on March 2, 2011
69. ## math

A box holds 2 blue marbles and 6 red marbles. How many and what color marbles could you remove from the bag to make the probability of picking red 1/2?

asked by unknown on February 24, 2012

A lab assistant wants to make five liters acid solution. If solutions of 40% and 18% are in stock, how many liters of each must be mixedto prepare the solution Amount in liters: 40%: 18%:

asked by Janine on March 29, 2012
71. ## Maths

Ann bought 5/8kg of tomatoes to make a salad dish.2/5 of the tomatoes were rotten and the rest were fresh.What was the mass of fresh tomatoes.

asked by Asha on March 31, 2015
72. ## Pre Calculus

If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity? A. 0.62 feet per second B. 0.31 feet per second C. 37.68 feet per second D. 3.14 feet per second E. 9.42 feet per second

asked by Deontre on April 22, 2013
73. ## Math!!!

Jim bought 1520 g of beans. He used all the beans to make 16 bean bags. How many hrams of beans did he use for each bean bag? - equation format please!

asked by Dianne G. on May 11, 2014
74. ## Trigo

A belt connects two pulley, one of radius 5 inches and the other 18 inches. Through how many revolutions will the smaller pulley make if the larger pulley makes 6 rev?

asked by Cjanito on August 17, 2016
75. ## Algebra: help

A person has 29 1/2 yards of material available to make doll outfits. Each outfit requires 3/4 yard of material. a: How many outfits can be made? b: How much material will be left over?

asked by KG on October 12, 2014
76. ## Math

I need help with these questions: Copy the equations. Add brakcets to make each one true. a) 7 - 5 to the 4th power divided by 8 = 2 b) 3 x 2 - 5 to the 10 power = 1 c) 39 - 4 + 6 divided by 3 to the 2nd power = 3

asked by Sandra on October 29, 2007
77. ## English

1.) "Good fences make good neighbours." Spring is the mischief in me, and I wonder If I could put a notion in his head: "Why do they make good neighbours? Isn't it Where there are cows? But here there are no cows. Before I built a wall I'd ask to know What

78. ## managerial economics

Players A and B are playing a simultaneous moves game and both can choose either strategy S1 or strategy S2. If both choose S1 both receive 0. If both choose S2 both receive -2. If their chosen strategies differ they both receive -4. (a)Write out a table

asked by matherik on September 7, 2008

1 What are the reasons of declines in employee job satisfaction? 2 What factors differentiate good decision makers from poor ones? 3 When do groups make better decisions than individuals? 4 What are the pros and cons for focusing on the distant future and

asked by nikhil on January 9, 2011
80. ## concept development

Which of the following is not a reason to make mathematics and science instruction relevant? A. To protect schools from being sued for discrimination B. To consider diversity in race, ethnicity, social class, and gender C. To build on concepts that

asked by Daniella on January 24, 2015
81. ## Literature

7. 'Havn't I Made a Difference!' is a nonfiction narrative because it a. makes a point about human behavior that fiction could not make b. contains interesting characters who are believable and likable c. uses vivid details and realistic dialogue d.

asked by mysterychicken on December 19, 2009
82. ## Math

Make a table to display your answer. When a coin is tossed four times, sixteen equally likely outcomes are possible as shown below: HHHH HHHT HHTH HHTT HTHH HTHT HTTH HTTT THHH THHT THTH THTT TTHH TTHT TTTH TTTT

asked by Valerie on March 26, 2011
83. ## English

Add brackets or dashes and other punctuation so these sentences are correct. i did 1 by my own. can you check it for me please? 1. I have lots of animals - sheep, goats, horses and fish - that i have to feed everyday. 2. we will need to think carefully

asked by harvey on April 28, 2018
84. ## 9the Grade Honours English

I need info on Aphrodite,Apollo,Atalanta,Perseus,Cerberus and the Minotaur for my honors English class.I have to make a book about them two pages per person.Please help!!! The links in this previous response by SraJMcGin should give you all the information

asked by Jaime on July 13, 2007
85. ## English

1) As a receptionist at the office, I catered to clients' needs and provided administrative support, including drafting reports and archiving data. 2) I believe that my analytical research and writing expertise, laboratory experience, and communication

asked by ann on December 17, 2015
86. ## History

Almost from the beginning of his administration, Lincoln was pressured by abolitionists and radical Republicans to issue an Emancipation Proclamation. In principle, Lincoln approved, but he postponed action against slavery until he believed he had wider

asked by Anonymous on December 18, 2018
87. ## History

Well I have been working on an essay for a couple days now about slavery, here it is: Slavery began in the 16th century, but ended in the 19th century. Slaves went through a lot of torture then, but some blacks now still deal with some of the problems the

asked by Nicole on April 28, 2013
88. ## English

I got a speech to do on a English topic called CONFLICT & RESOLUTION. I have to do a speech on either a : person - biography or autobiography novel movie theme a poet and conflicts can be: interpersonal intrapersonal intergenerational intercultural A large

asked by xxCeLoL on November 13, 2007
89. ## Writing

I need help on fixing my paper. Could you grade me on a scale of 1 to 12. The World of Technology Technology, Technology, that’s all we use today. There’s Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, and so many more. My opinion on technology is that I agree because

asked by Raven on March 24, 2011
90. ## programming

I am supposed to make a pseudocode for a fat gram calculator and I want to know if my code is correct. This is the instructions: Design a program that asks for the number of fat grams and calories in a food item. Validate the input as follows: - Make sure

asked by Bryson on October 15, 2014
91. ## SS

1.Which of the following reflects one effect of the Renaissance on daily life? A.Latin became the common language through most of Europe. B.More men joined the priesthood. C.Europe lost contact with other parts of the world. D.More women were active in

asked by warrior cat lover NEED HELP!!check these plz!! on September 27, 2018
92. ## History/SS

1.Which of the following reflects one effect of the Renaissance on daily life? A.Latin became the common language through most of Europe. B.More men joined the priesthood. C.Europe lost contact with other parts of the world. D.More women were active in

93. ## English

10. For what reason doe Shirley Jackson likely use stock characters in "The Lottery?" A.) to draw attention to the story's plot and theme******************************** B.) to teach readers about stock characters C.) to order events in the story D.) to

asked by Cassie on May 21, 2014
94. ## Social Studies

1.Which of the following reflects one effect of the Renaissance on daily life? A.Latin became the common language through most of Europe. B.More men joined the priesthood. C.Europe lost contact with other parts of the world. D.More women were active in

asked by Can someone Plz check my answers on September 26, 2018
95. ## social studies

Can someone check my answers: 1. What allowed settlers to Establish a colony in Texas? The fact that the land was unsettled allowed Texans to settle in texas 2. How did the Interaction between the settlers in Texas and the Mexican government develop and

asked by volleyball_girl on November 13, 2018
96. ## english again

Books are used constantly as symbols throughout The English Patient. At the beginning, the stairs that lead to Almasy’s room is damaged, so Hana uses books to create new stairs. This symbolizes how books can be used to reach out to others. Hana loves

asked by david on August 7, 2006
97. ## English

posted by rfvv Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 8:44am. ---------------------------------------What does 1)it refer to? Does 1) it refer to 'the musical pipe'? Or is 1) it "Situation It"? Good! Now, hold the musical pipe and blow across each straw. - 1)It's

asked by rfvv on October 29, 2017
98. ## English

1.Read the following paragraphs from "behind the veil." The street, although why was inconveniently full of strollers passing to and fro. The situation was not helped by the sleek swift cars, which sped by from time to time. They carried wealthy occupants,

asked by GummyBears18 on March 24, 2017
99. ## Early Child Ed.

Would you check these questions and my answers,please? 1. Stories such as "The Three Little Pigs,""The Billy Goats Gruff," or Dr. Seuss books,promote children's cognitive and linguistic skills through the _____________ strategy. A. repetition B. eventcasts

asked by Anonymous on November 4, 2007
100. ## programming java language

For faster sorting of letters, the postal service encourages companies that send large volumes of mail to use bar code denoting the ZIP code (see figure below). Student XXXX PO Box 34689 Jeddah 21478 KSA There are full height frame bars on each side. The

asked by JAZZY on November 24, 2010