# why is the root the first part of a plant to grow?

22,253 questions
1. ## science

why is the root the first part of a plant to grow?

asked by Phillip on May 26, 2011

Okay for this i have to pick a hypothesis and prediction, and then write a paper, which one should i pick??? Observation: Have you ever noticed if you place a plant near a window, that after a while, the plant grows or leans toward the window? Question:

asked by Michelle on September 27, 2007
3. ## science help

A student did an experiment with two identical plants, Plant 1 and Plant 2. About 10 mL fertilizer was added to Plant 1. About 200 mL of water was added to each plant every day. The height of the plants was recorded over a period of 5 weeks in the table

asked by Oscar on January 13, 2016
4. ## science

if you grow a plant and observe that the plant is green and leafy, but it doesnt grow many fruits and flowers what is the soil lacking? a) nitrogen B)phosphorous c)potassium

asked by Anonymous on June 7, 2008
5. ## Math

Allie's plant has a height of 6 meters. rayon's plant grows 3/10 meter higher . How high does Rajon's plant grow?

asked by Smita on April 30, 2015
6. ## math

In ideal conditions, the kudzu plant can grow at least 1 3/20 ft. Per week. At this rate, how many weeks would it take a kudzu plant to grow 23 ft.?

asked by Anonymous on October 28, 2010
7. ## science

hi i want to ask you what does a root do to help plants grow? and what does a leave do to help a plant grow? could you please answer this queastion immediately? As I said to your later post, it is unrealistic to expect an immediate reply. However, you

asked by jeniffer on February 3, 2007
8. ## science

Trees are renewable resources, aren't they? Because when people cut them down, you can just plant new ones. However, is the wilderness renewable? If not, how can this be? I am reading A Sand County Almanac and Leopold says that wilderness is a resource

asked by Fred on October 13, 2007
9. ## Math

Allie plant has a height of 6 metres.rajon plant grows 3/10 metre higher. How high does rajon plant grow ?

asked by Anonymous on January 23, 2018
10. ## math

Alli's plant has a height of 6 meters. Rajon's plant grows 3/10 meter higher. How high does Rajon's plant grow.

asked by teresa on December 2, 2015
11. ## math

It has been observed that a particular plant's growth is directly proportional to time. It measured 2 cm when it arrived at the nursery ang 2.5 cm exactly one week later. If the plant continues to grow at this rate, determine the function that represents

asked by Gennelle on July 11, 2016
12. ## Germination-Science

Need help filling in the blanks for the following: Topic: Germination The embryo of the seed is made up of the root and the f____ l_____. The first leaf will grow to become the s_____ of the plant. Is there anything wrong with the above statements? Someone

asked by chimingbell on May 18, 2016
13. ## Science

Need help filling in the blanks for the following: Topic: Germination The embryo of the seed is made up of the root and the f____ l_____. The first leaf will grow to become the s_____ of the plant. Is there anything wrong with the above statements? Someone

asked by chimingbell on May 17, 2016
14. ## science Help for little brother

I have no clue how to do this... For a science fair experiment, you decide to testa cartain type of plant to see how well it can grow when it is kept out of sunlight. For two weeks, the plant leaces stay greean then they begin to look yellow. Use the terms

asked by Bridgett on November 14, 2010
15. ## science

I have no clue how to do this... For a science fair experiment, you decide to testa cartain type of plant to see how well it can grow when it is kept out of sunlight. For two weeks, the plant leaces stay greean then they begin to look yellow. Use the terms

asked by Bridgett on November 14, 2010
16. ## Math

The following points show how many centimeters a bamboo plant can grow (g) and the hours (h) that the plant has been growing. What is k?(g,h) (10,50) (20,100) (50,250)

asked by Kate on September 15, 2015

1/Compare: look at a rock and a plant. Write about how they are like and different . 2/ Put the rock in a bin. Water the rock and the plant for a week. 3/ Observe: what happens? Answer: It happens that the rock I'd broken. His plant is grow. Please help

asked by Nn on February 2, 2019
18. ## science

1.what causes a plant to grow into that specific plant is it genetics or environment?

asked by sally on February 12, 2019
19. ## science

How do mirrors affect the way a plant grows? Mirror, Mirror on the wall See how I grow green and tall. Answer me this question puzzling Nepal Who is the most beautiful plant of all? I guess it will depend on what you use the mirrors for. If it is

asked by britteny on December 8, 2006
20. ## 7th G science

1. What is/are the main factor(s) that determine(s) that your plants will grow into bean plants (or other fast-growing plants that you used for your experiment) and not some other type of plant (genetics, environment, or both)? Explain your answer A.

asked by softball lover on January 28, 2017
21. ## math

allies plant has a height of 6 meter. Rajon's plant grows 3/10 meter higher. how high does Rajon's plant grow?

asked by Rithick on December 2, 2015
22. ## Math

Allie's plant has a height of 6 meters. Rajon's plant grows 3/10 meters higher. How high does Rajon's plant grow?

asked by Dante on January 10, 2013
23. ## Science

A plant deprives of light dies. Which of the following best explains why this happens? 1-The plant needs light to make it's food 2-Light allows the plant to make food for other organisms 3-Without light, the plant has no signals to be able to grow*

asked by Anonymous on February 13, 2014

A scientist is studying the growth of a particular species of plant. He writes the following equation to show the height of the plant f(n), in cm, after n days: f(n) = 8(1.05)n Part A: When the scientist concluded his study, the height of the plant was

asked by Anon on December 17, 2016
25. ## math

Nakim simplified 3 times the square root of 2x plus x times the square root of 8x minus 5 times the square root of 18x and got -10x times the square root of 2x for an answer. Part 1: Using complete sentences, explain what Nakim did wrong. Part 2: Show all

asked by kidd on July 9, 2013
26. ## Math

A plant grows 3 centimeters in 10 days. How much does it grow per day? Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form. \$\$The plant grows______ cm a day.

asked by Tevye on December 17, 2017
27. ## science

how can a plant be a parent to a plant that takes root several miles away?

asked by Rebecca on May 5, 2008
28. ## Algebra

A scientist is studying the growth of a particular species of plant. He writes the following equation to show the height of the plant f(n), in cm, after n days: f(n) = 10(1.02)n Part A: When the scientist concluded his study, the height of the plant was

asked by Cassie on June 3, 2014
29. ## Math

1.A scientist is studying the growth of a particular species of plant. He writes the following equation to show the height of the plant f(n), in cm, after n days: f(n) = 12(1.03)n Part A: When the scientist concluded his study, the height of the plant was

asked by Blake on December 19, 2015
30. ## Science

Does a plant grow under ground or above ground or does the stem support the plant when it first began to sprout?

asked by Deja on September 19, 2008
31. ## Not sure what to put here... World Geo?

What is an example, or maybe even two examples of a plant that grows in one climate but also a climate that that plant doesn't grow in. Thank you very, very much to any help. 8) Thank ya, sk8rgur99

asked by sk8rgurl on September 22, 2012
32. ## Biology

A biology student is studying ways to grow crops in soils that are high in salts and other dissolved solids. To determine whether corn plants can tolerate salty soil conditions, she grows one corn plant in typical non-salty soil and one corn plant in the

asked by Mellisa B on August 31, 2016
33. ## math

A certain plant grows 1 2/5 inches every week. How long will it take the plant to grow 4 4/5 inches?

asked by jacquie on January 3, 2016
34. ## math

A plant grows 1 2/5 inches every week. How long will it take the plant to grow 4 4/5 inches?

asked by Evelyn on October 7, 2016
35. ## Math

A bamboo plant grew 3 feet and 6 inches in 3 days. If the plant grew the same amount each day. how many inches did plant grow each? 12 x3=36 36+6=42 42*3=126 126 inches

asked by Freda on January 28, 2015
36. ## precal

Use rationalization to simplify the given expression in part (a). Then find the indicated limit in part (b). (a.) 3y2/(the square root of (y2 + y + 1))−(the square root of (y + 1)) b.)lim y>0 3y2/(the square root of (y2 + y + 1))−(the square root of (y

37. ## science (check please (:)

Luther Burbank was a plant breeder who developed a strain of potato plant that produced more tubers (the part of the root that people eat) of larger size than other potato plants that were grown on farms at the time. This strain of potato was also

asked by me on June 13, 2014
38. ## science (any tutor)

Luther Burbank was a plant breeder who developed a strain of potato plant that produced more tubers (the part of the root that people eat) of larger size than other potato plants that were grown on farms at the time. This strain of potato was also

asked by Anonymous on May 18, 2015
39. ## Algebra

69: 16x^2+8x-3. I inserted this into the quadratic formula and got -8+/- the square root of (8^2-4(16)(-3)/(2 times 16). This reduced to -8+/- the square root of (64+120)/32, which further reduced to -8+/-the square root of 184/32. I reduced the top part

asked by Britt on October 4, 2009
40. ## Biology. Any help is greatly appreciated :)

Corn seeds are placed in two pots labeled A and B. Both pots receive 50g of the same soil, they receive the same amount of light and water each day. A chemical called colchicines is mixed with soil of plant B. Plants are allowed to germinate (grow). Slides

asked by Angelaa on December 30, 2007
41. ## Biology

When a grouse eats berries, the berry seed are eliminated as waste materials and may be dropped in another part of the forest where they may sprout and eventually grow into new berry plants. How would you classify the symbiotic relationship between the

asked by BDM on June 21, 2012
42. ## science

Why do plants without vascular systems tend to grow small and close to the ground? A. Nonvascular plants get less food than vascular plants. B. Nonvascular plants lack structures that allow the plant to grow large. C. Nonvascular plants grow close to the

asked by Anonymous on April 29, 2013
43. ## science

Why do plants without vascular systems tend to grow small and close to the ground? A. Nonvascular plants get less food than vascular plants. B. Nonvascular plants lack structures that allow the plant to grow large. C. Nonvascular plants grow close to the

asked by Anonymous on April 29, 2013
44. ## Biology (( Plants ))

Hi I think how plants reproduce is a very complicated process and the structure of the plant ,, can anyone please give me a help and show me how plants reproduce cause my sats are coming and I'm in Grade 9 Thanks and I will be grateful to you You are

asked by LOLO on April 9, 2007
45. ## biology

Why do bamboos have leaves that encircle the stem? (Is it for some kind of structure support?) Also, why are there leaves at the top of the plant on lateral branches? There is graffiti at the base of some of the bamboo shoots. Why doesn't the graffiti grow

asked by Anonymous on November 8, 2008
46. ## biology

Why do bamboos have leaves that encircle the stem? (Is it for some kind of structure support?) Also, why are there leaves at the top of the plant on lateral branches? There is graffiti at the base of some of the bamboo shoots. Why doesn't the graffiti grow

asked by Anonymous on November 8, 2008
47. ## math

Maria plans to fill the pots in her garden with soil and plant food. Maria has 8 1/4 quarts of soil and 1 1/2 quarts of plant food. Part A Each pot requires 3/4 quart of soil. For how many pots does Maria have enough soil? Show your work. Answer : 11pots

asked by Sai on January 4, 2016
48. ## science

part of the plant where the plant`s reproductive organs can be found? (6 letters) is it flower or ovule? thanks

asked by MIKA on October 18, 2009
49. ## Math

A plant grew 18 inches in over 5 months. The plant grows the same amount each month. How many inches did it grow in 2 months?

asked by Dillon on March 5, 2018
50. ## Math

The height of a plant at the beginning of a month was 19 1/2 centimeters at the end of the same month the height of the plant was 22 3/8 centimeters. How many centimeters did the plant grow in a the nonth

asked by Melissa on September 17, 2017
51. ## Calc

Find the functions a) f o g, b) g o f, c) f o f, d) g o g, and their domains. f(x)= square root of x, g(x)= cube root of 1-x These are my answers, but I am not sure about them and I only figured out one domain... that is the part that really confuses me.

asked by Chelsea on September 20, 2010
52. ## Calculus

Find the functions a) f o g, b) g o f, c) f o f, d) g o g, and their domains. f(x)= square root of x, g(x)= cube root of 1-x These are my answers, but I am not sure about them and I only figured out one domain... that is the part that really confuses me.

asked by Chelsea on September 19, 2010
53. ## Biology

How does an onion stores its carbohydrates? Why? What part of a plant is a potato? What part of a plant is an onion?

asked by Tommy on November 4, 2007
54. ## Science

Which explains how plants can chemically weather a rock? A. Plant roots get into cracks and secrete water, which freezes and breaks apart the rocks. B. Plant roots get into cracks, grow, and break apart the rocks. C. Plant roots get into cracks and secrete

asked by Anonymous on January 29, 2015
55. ## Math help please *calculus*

ok im having a bit of a problem rationalizing denominators. i have 2 to the root of 3 +4 divided by the root of 3. I have tried multiplying the top and bottom by the root of 3 and the answer, but then i get stuck at this part. Do i multiply 4 by 4 and make

asked by linda on October 15, 2006
56. ## College Math

Water rises inside a plant's stem an average of 4ft. every hour. A. How many inches is that? The answer for this is 48 inches. B)If a plant is 72 in. tall, how long would it take for water to travel from the bottom to the top of the plant? On part B, I

asked by Carol on August 20, 2012

2sqrt24a^3b^2*5sqrt6ab I'm guessing that the first sqrt sign is over 24a^3b^2 and the second sign is over 6ab? If that is correct, you can first break down the first part and ignore the 2. By observing the factors of 24, we see that 4*6=24. Since the sqare

asked by Margie...(HappyNewYearEveryone) on January 2, 2007
58. ## science

i need awebsite for middle schoolers all about plant population density (overcrowded plants) Check out these sites. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/html/grow/grow/disease.html

asked by kyla on March 22, 2007
59. ## science

Which plan would grow faster, a plant inside or outside?

asked by tyler on October 15, 2007
60. ## biology

Which of the following must occur for a plant or animal to grow and develop normally?

asked by sarah on April 12, 2010
61. ## ALGEBRA

bean plants grow rapidly. a bean plant is 16 inches tall. Tomorrow it will be 24 inches tall, the next day it will be 32 inches tall and on the next day it will be 40 inches tall. Write a rule to represent the heights of the bean plant as an arithmetic

asked by BUBBLES on November 5, 2015
62. ## Algebra

I am a bit confused about conjugates in algebra. I am supposed to multiply 8/(the square root of two + 4) by the square root of 2 -4. My math book then goes on to simplify this to (8 times the square root of two minus 32) divided by (2-4 times the square

asked by Shealyn on February 1, 2009
63. ## Algebra (urgent!)

I am a bit confused about conjugates in algebra. I am supposed to multiply 8/(the square root of two + 4) by the square root of 2 -4. My math book then goes on to simplify this to (8 times the square root of two minus 32) divided by (2-4 times the square

asked by Shealyn on February 1, 2009
64. ## ALGEBRA

bean plants grow rapidly. a bean plant is 16 inches tall. Tomorrow it will be 24 inches tall, the next day it will be 32 inches tall and on the next day it will be 40 inches tall. Write a rule to represent the heights of the bean plant as an arithmetic

asked by BUBBLES on November 9, 2015
65. ## Cemistry

Tom wanted to test his hypothesis that plants grow better at room temperature than in cold temperatures. He placed an ivy plant in the refrigerator, which had no light source.He also placed a spider plant in the window in his room. b. What were Tom's

asked by anonymous on September 14, 2015
66. ## Math simplifying mixed radicals

Please help me simplify these following mixed radicals:: and show me how you did it cause I need to learn : I don't know how to type a square root sign so I just wrote square root and the numbers infront of the square root are supposed to be multiplied. 2

asked by Miley on September 14, 2013
67. ## Biology

How well would a plant grow under pure yellow light? Explain. Really had no ideas on this... Thank You.

asked by Anonymous on October 28, 2009
68. ## Biology

I had to observe slides of onion root tip to study plant mitosis. And the question I have to answer asks,if your observations had not been restricted to the area of the root tip that is actively dividing, how would your results have been different? I

asked by Jin on February 23, 2008
69. ## College Algebra help please

I need some help with a handful of questions. I need to see the steps on how to get to the final answers. I would also appreciate if you can explain how you got to those steps. Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each

asked by Krissy on January 20, 2013
70. ## College Algebra

I need some help with a handful of questions. I need to see the steps on how to get to the final answers. I would also appreciate if you can explain how you got to those steps. Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each

asked by Krissy on January 21, 2013
71. ## College Algebra

I need some help with a handful of questions. I need to see the steps on how to get to the final answers. I would also appreciate if you can explain how you got to those steps. Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each

asked by Krissy on January 19, 2013
72. ## Biology

Angiosperms (flowering plants) are the largest Phylum in the Plant Kingdom (Angiospermophyta is also called Anthophyta or Magnoliophyta). These plants have true roots, stems, leaves and flowers. The roots grow into the soil to anchor the plant in place and

asked by Anonymous on July 7, 2009
73. ## Algebra - Can you PLEASE check - I"m stuck!

Bob is studying the growth of a particular species of plant. He writes the following equation to show the height of the plant f(n), in cm, after n days: F(N)=10(1.02)^n 1. Starting from 0 days, plug x-values into our function to find out how many days it

asked by Jake on November 17, 2014
74. ## Algebra

Lynn is tracking the progress of her plant’s growth. Today the plant is 5cm high. The plant grows 1.5 cm each day. Find the height of the plant after 20 days.

asked by Natoutou on March 20, 2016
75. ## Calculus 2

Determine whether the series is convergent, absolutely convergent, conditionally convergent, or divergent. On top of the summation sign (∑) is infinity. Under the summation sign is n=2, and right next to it (to the right of ∑ sign) is (n root of

asked by Sena on April 26, 2015
76. ## biology

I am doing a project on the effects of various colors on plant growth. I have a part on my project that says I have to write about the lights, and plant table used. I am lost, does anyone know what might refer to? Please help

asked by Anonymous on November 14, 2009
77. ## science

Jamie sketched the following picture of the landscape he saw while he was on vacation. It included cacti & barren rock. (picture of a desert) What can you conclude about what kinds of plants can grow in this climate? A) only plants that grow very rapidly

asked by Xariz on March 28, 2012
78. ## Science only one question...help plzz!

True or False: Plants continue to grow throughout their lives by producing new plant material. THANK YOU!

asked by Hi! on February 11, 2014
79. ## science-check

what is the advantages and disadvantages of using sand to grow? the advantage is that it anchors it? the diadvantage is it cant hold the plant up?

asked by Celest on June 3, 2012
80. ## science

All living things must carry out certain functions and possess certain structures to survive, grow, and reproduce. The following chart illustrates how humans possess certain structures to carry out these critical functions. Fill in the plant structures

asked by NEED HELP on June 4, 2014

Simplify A.1/root a +2 b.root 18/25 c.root a x cubed root a d.root x + 2 root y/root x-2 root y e.root5 x root72 /root 3

asked by Bettina on February 3, 2015
82. ## Math

Just need some help... Directions: Multiply or raise to the power as indicated... Then simplify the result. Assume all variables represent positive numbers. 1. 5(square root of 6) times two-thirds(square root of 15)= 3 one-third (square root of 90)= (This

asked by Anonymous on March 25, 2008
83. ## Algebra

Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for each denominator. Assume all variables represent positive quantities. I don’t understand how to compute these. Also I don’t have the square root sign so I typed it out where it would

asked by Becca on January 18, 2013
84. ## Science

Which of the following is not a variable in an investigation designed "how much light is needed for a spider plant to grow?" A.type of plant B.amount of water C.source of light D.amount of light B? Which of the following is the best investigation question?

asked by Rezu on April 9, 2012
85. ## Science

Which of the following is not a variable in an investigation designed "how much light is needed for a spider plant to grow?" A.type of plant B.amount of water C.source of light D.amount of light B? Which of the following is the best investigation question?

asked by Rezu on April 9, 2012
86. ## Math

Rationalize the denominator. Assume that all expressions under radicals represent positive numbers. The square root of 3y^4 to the third root divided by the square root of 15x^4 to the third root. Here is what I have so far: I multiplied. The square root

asked by B.B. on May 21, 2010
87. ## science

a certain's plant root contain higher concentrations of nitrate than the soil that surrounds them. Which mechanism explains the movement of nitrates form the soil into the plant's roots? a)osmosis b)facilitated diffusion c)active transport d)filtration I

asked by nancy on August 7, 2010
88. ## jardan high. general science

water,anchorge,photosynthesis,mineral,food,support. The main functions of roots are { } and taking in { } and { }. The stems { } the other parts of the plant and transport { },{ } and around the plant.the leaves are the main part making { } by { }.

asked by will on April 8, 2013
89. ## Algebra

Bamboo plants grow rapidly. A bamboo plant is 130 inches tall. Tomorrow it will be 143 inches tall, the next day it will be 156 inches tall, and on the next day it will be 169 inches tall. Write a rule to represent the height of the bamboo plant as an

asked by Babdoo on November 12, 2018
90. ## Biology

describe the following processes in the plant life cycle and why they are important for the plant to complete, listing all of the plant hormones involved and describing their functions: 1) elongation of the plant shoot. 2) the process by which seeds orient

asked by Lisa on November 21, 2011
91. ## Science! just one question! help ASAP plzzz

True or False: Plants continue to grow throughout their lives by producing new plant material. This sentence is __________ because…

asked by Billa_Bong on February 11, 2014
92. ## Algebra

Can you explain how to find the solution of 3x^2-2x+5, using the quadratic formula? I got it down to (2 +/- sq. root of -56)/6. But my book then reduces that to (2 +/- 2 times the sq. root of 14i)/6. But I think in place of the 2 and the sq. root of 14 it

asked by Leyla on November 30, 2009
93. ## Science

What are other 4 specialized plant cells and animal cells EXAMPLES Animal cell- sperm cell,which my teacher told me Plant cell- the root hair of the plant, which my teacher told me

asked by Shaquille Clarke on September 5, 2008
94. ## ENEGRY COSTS

I need to know how much it would cost to build the following plants (as in factories): Solar energy plant Biomass plant Geothermal energy plant Wind energy plant nuclear Energy plant

asked by Lena on April 9, 2009
95. ## Physics

A plant hangs from a 1.9 cm diameter suction cup affixed to a smooth horizontal surface (there's a figure but it's pretty simple, a plant in a plant pot hanging from a couple wires, but what seems to matter is the suction cup part). (a) What is the maximum

asked by Brian on December 4, 2012
96. ## Science

If you cut the root of a plant it would die. Why?

97. ## math

What does it mean to have the sqaure root of 5 with a 2 in front of it? How do you figure it out? 2 sqrt 5 is two times the square root of 5. It depends where the 2 is placed wrt the square root symbol. If it is on the same line as the square root symbol,

98. ## Math simplifying mixed radicals

Please help me simplify these following mixed radicals:: and show me how you did it cause I need to learn : I don't know how to type a square root sign so I just wrote square root: 2 square root 48 3 square root 81 6 square root 12 3 square root 32 2

asked by Miley on September 14, 2013
99. ## Science

What could happen if a plant’s phloem does not work correctly? Select one: a. Photosynthesis will not take place. b. The plant might be short of water. c. The plant might be short of food. d. The plant will not be able to dissolve minerals.

asked by T.J And the Vibe on February 15, 2013
100. ## Math

What are the solution sets of the following 3 problems,the square root of x squared + 3x = x-3, the square root of 3x + 10 = x + 4 and finally the square root of 8x - 2 = the square root of 2x? Help much appriciated. I will one as an example. sqrt(3x + 10)

asked by Joseph B. on January 13, 2007