# Dave

Newest questions and responses by Dave-
## Philosophy

2) In Republic VII, Socrates offers the allegory of the cave as an image of the soul’s ignorance or lack of education. Briefly, explain the story of the prisoner’s ascent from the cave and what the objects at the four main levels of the cave story

*asked on November 8, 2018* -
## Philosophy

In Republic IV, Socrates argues that the human soul, like the good city, has three divisions. What are the divisions of the city? What are the corresponding divisions of the soul? Briefly give Socrates’s arguments for the divisions of the soul (beginning

*asked on November 8, 2018* -
## physics

A uniform pole 7m long and weighing 10kg is supported by a boy 2m from one end and a man 3m from the other end.At what point must a 20kg weight be attached so that the man would support thrice as much weight as the boy?

*asked on June 21, 2018* -
## Physics

Obtain the rotational kinetic energy of the earth due its daily rotation on its axis. Assume the Earth to be a uniform sphere; take m = 5:98 x 10^(24) kg; r = 6:37 x10^6 m 1 point 9.8 x 10^(29) 2.56 x 10^(29) 8.85 x 10^(25) 1.00 x 10^(29)

*asked on March 11, 2018* -
## Math

How do i solve x^3 (x-9) + (4x^3) don't give me the answer explain it

*asked on March 8, 2018* -
## Biology

Picks a group of microbes and describes what you envision as a big change/advancement in one aspect relating to that group of microbes in the next five years?

*asked on November 24, 2017* -
## Math

"Cab companies often charge a flat fee for picking someone up and then charge an additional fee per mile driven. Pick a U.S. city and research the rates of two different cab companies in that city. Find companies that charge different amounts per mile and

*asked on November 14, 2017* -
## Math

Suppose y varies directly with x, and y = 14 when x = -4. What is the value of y when x = -6 How would i do this

*asked on November 8, 2017* -
## Calculus AB/BC

What's the purpose of finding derivatives? I don't understand why you would need to find a derivative, which is the tangent of the slope of a point on a graph, to find something like "How far did Bob fall". Confusing. Please help. Thank you!

*asked on November 2, 2017* -
## Math

1)Susan wants pizza for her birthday party. It costs $8 per pizza plus a $5 delivery fee. She doesn't know how many she needs, so she calculates the price for various numbers of pizza. How would I find out if this is linear or non-linear

*asked on November 1, 2017* -
## financial management

a) An investment gives you $10,000 from years 1 through 4 and 40,000 in year 5. If the interest rate is 7.5%, what is the present worth of this investment? (2 points) b)You need $150,000 to buy a new car in 5 years’ time. How much should you save at the

*asked on October 15, 2017* -
## Math

Solve the indefinite integral of 1/sqrt(x^2+2x+5). I solved it all out by completing the square and then trig sub and then drawing a triangle to go back to x variable and got: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)/2 + (X+1)/2 ) | but the book answer is: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)

*asked on October 11, 2017* -
## Math

Solve the indefinite integral of 1/sqrt(x^2+2x+5). I solved it all out by completing the square and then trig sub and then drawing a triangle to go back to x variable and got: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)/2 + (X+1)/2 ) | but the book answer is: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)

*asked on October 11, 2017* -
## Math

Solve the indefinite integral of 1/sqrt(x^2+2x+5). I solved it all out by completing the square and then trig sub and then drawing a triangle to go back to x variable and got: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)/2 + (X+1)/2 ) | but the book answer is: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)

*asked on October 11, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of (e^2x)*sin^3 x dx I let u = e^2x, du = (1/2)e^2x dx v= (-1/3)cos^3 x , dv =sin^3 x dx When I used integration by parts and solved it all out I got: (37/36)intgral of (e^2x)*sin^3 x dx = (-1/3)(e^2x)*cos^3 x + (1/18)(e^2x)*sin^3 x

*asked on September 29, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of x*ln(1+x) dx by first making a substitution and then using integration by parts. I let u=1+x and du = dx but then ln(u) du can't integrate to anything?

*asked on September 29, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral from [sqrt(pi/2), sqrt(pi)] of x^3*cos(x^2) by first making a substitution and then using integration by parts. I let u = x^2 and du= 2x dx but then it doesn't equal that in the equation?

*asked on September 29, 2017* -
## Math

Solve the integral from [0,pi] of x*sinx*cosx*dx I don't understand how to solve this problem because if I let u =x and du =1 and dv=sinx*cosx, I can't find v. How do you solve this?

*asked on September 29, 2017* -
## Math

Solve the integral of (x*e^2x)/(1+2x)^2 by first using u substitution and then use integration by parts. I am very confused on how to do u-substitution with this because no mattter what I let u be equal to the du never comes out to be anything in the

*asked on September 29, 2017* -
## Chemistry

What is traveling faster, an x-ray wave or a radio wave? The question is so general, so how am I suppose to figure it out without any additional information? That is question #7 on our worksheet. Question #4 says how many times more energy is there in one

*asked on September 28, 2017* -
## Chemistry

A 10.0000 g block of aluminum is heated and placed in a stream of oxygen gas, resulting in the formation of aluminum oxide on the surface of the block. The block is cooled and weighed and found to have a mass of 11.6471 g. The block is then placed in a

*asked on September 27, 2017* -
## Chemistry

A 10.0000 g block of aluminum is heated and placed in a stream of oxygen gas, resulting in the formation of aluminum oxide on the surface of the block. The block is cooled and weighed and found to have a mass of 11.6471 g. The block is then placed in a

*asked on September 27, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of 1/(1+sqrtx)^4 from [0,1] I started off letting u=1+sqrtx and du=1/2sqrtx, but then there is no 1/2sqrtx in the equation. What am I suppose to do next? The answer in the book is 1/6.

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of (e^z + 1)/(e^z + z) from [0, 1] How do you know what to let equal to u to start this process? The answer in the book is ln(e+1).

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of x * sqrt(x-1) from [1,2]. I let u=x-1 and du=1*dx, but then I can't get rid of the x to start integrating? The answer in the book is 16/15.

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of (x^3 + x^4*tanx) from [-pi/4, pi/4] How do we know which one to let equal to u in order to start this whole process? The answer in the book is 0.

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of e^(1/x) / x^2 from [1,2]. I let u =1/x, but then I am stuck because I am not sure what is the derivative of 1/x is? The answer in the book is e- sqrt(e)

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of x*(2x+5)^8*dx I let u=2x+5 and du=2*dx, but then where do I go from there because I can't get rid of the x in order to integrate?

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of (sin 2x)/(1+cos^2 x) 1. u=cosx and du=-sinx *dx 2. evaluate the integral of -1/(1+u^2)*du 3. result is -ln(1+u^2)+C Where did the sin2x dissapear too???

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of 5^t * sin (5^t) *dt I started out with u = 5^t , but then I got stuck on du because I am not sure how to take the derivative of 5^t? The answer from the book is (-1/ln5) cos(5^t) + C I understand the part with the antiderivative of

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Math

Evaluate the integral of (secx)^2 * (tanx)^3 *dx I started out with letting u=secx and du=secx*tanx*dx , but then I am kind of stuck because I don't know how to factor out just secx*tanx? The answer in the book said that it is (1/4)(tanx)^4 + C.

*asked on September 13, 2017* -
## Trignometry

Use the appropriate reciprocal identity to find the approximate value of sin θ for the given value of csc θ. Use a calculator. csc θ = 2.15750581

*asked on September 8, 2017* -
## Physics

A runner is jogging at a steady 3.9 km/hr. When the runner is 7.4 km from the finish line, a bird begins flying from the runner to the finish line at 19.5 km/hr (5 times as fast as the runner). When the bird reaches the finish line, it turns around and

*asked on September 2, 2017* -
## Ed Tech

To edit the text in a smartart graphic, what must be done first ?

*asked on August 29, 2017* -
## Parenting

1. Why is it important to learn about parenting? 2. To what extent does the average person know about child development and parenting? 3. What are some things most parents don’t know about parenting, but maybe should?

*asked on August 26, 2017* -
## Vectors

the point (3,-4,5), (1,0,5), and (3,1,-2) are three out of four vertices of a parallelogram ABCD. Explain why there are three possibilities for the location of the fourth vortex, and find the point?

*asked on July 24, 2017* -
## pre-calculus

I have absolutely no idea even where to start. Please help! The carnival has come to town with a ferris wheel that has a radius of 30 feet. People get on when passenger compartments are at the lowest, 2 feet off the ground. The wheel makes a full

*asked on July 1, 2017* -
## Algebra

How do you solve sin x * cos x = 1/4 I don't know where to start.

*asked on June 11, 2017* -
## Algebra

Given that $x^n - \frac1{x^n}$ is expressible as a polynomial in $x - \frac1x$ with real coefficients only if $n$ is an odd positive integer, find $P(z)$ so that $P\left(x-\frac1x\right) = x^5 - \frac1{x^5}.$

*asked on June 6, 2017* -
## math

a rectangular plate 120 ft long and 80 ft wide is submerged vertically with the longer edge in the surface of the water find the force on one side of the plate

*asked on May 16, 2017* -
## mechanics

a rectangular plate 120 ft long and 80 ft wide is submerged vertically with the longer edge in the surface of the water find the force on one side of the plate

*asked on May 16, 2017* -
## Mechanics

The force Fa=(5i+6j+1k) is applied on a material point while it is shifted by 50m in Oxy plane along a direction 20o CCW versus Ox axis. Find the work done by force on the particle during this shift. The answer should be 337.5J What I did: I found the

*asked on April 30, 2017* -
## Precalculus -- Systems of Equations

I do not understand this problem. This is part of the question, but I think if I get this part, I'll get the rest. Determine the value(s) of r for which the system: (x^2)+(y^2)=(r^2) x-2y=8 has one real solution. I can't get anywhere! We should solve

*asked on April 28, 2017* -
## chemistry

A 40.0-mL sample of 0.100 M HNO2 is titrated with 0.200 M KOH. Calculate the volume required to reach the equivalence point (in mL)

*asked on April 27, 2017* -
## History

"When the war ended in 1945, two-thirds of all American men between the ages of 18 and 34 were in uniform. Experts feared that without wartime production, many returning soldiers might have trouble finding jobs. Unemployment would rise, and the economy

*asked on April 18, 2017* -
## History

Which of the following helped women in the workplace? A the Civil Rights Act of 1964 B the Voting Rights Act of 1965 C the end of segregation D Hernandez v. Texas I think it's D or b

*asked on April 11, 2017* -
## Chemistry

Nitrogen monoxide reacts with chlorine gas according to the reaction: 2NO (g) + Cl2 (g) â‡” 2NOCl (g) Kp = 0.27 at 700 K A reaction mixture initially contains equal partial pressures of NO and Cl2 . At equilibrium, the partial pressure of NOCl is 115

*asked on April 4, 2017* -
## math

Amy leaves home at the same time every morning and gets to school exactly at 8 AM. If she traveled at 70 meters per minute she would arrive 10 minutes early. If she traveled at 60 meters per minute she would arrive 8 minutes early. What time does Amy leave

*asked on March 16, 2017* -
## Social studies

Which of the following was the main contributor to finally bringing the United States out of the Great Depression? A the National Recovery Administration B the Good Neighbor Policy C wartime spending D the election of Roosevelt D or B

*asked on March 9, 2017* -
## chemistry

For the reaction 2Na(s)+Cl2(g)→2NaCl(s)2Na(s)+Cl2(g)→2NaCl(s), how many grams of NaCl could be produced from 20 L of Cl2Cl2 (at STP)?

*asked on March 3, 2017* -
## Calculus

The region enclosed by the graph e^(x/2), y=1, and x=ln(3) is revolved around the x-axis. Find the volume of the solid generated. I don't understand if we have to use the washer method or the disk method for this one because when I drew it out on a graph

*asked on March 1, 2017* -
## Social Studies

1. Which of the following apply to fascism? Select all that apply. A rooted in militarism B extreme nationalism C respect for minorities D blind loyalty to the state I think its A,B, and c ----------------------------------- 2. Which of the following best

*asked on February 26, 2017* -
## Social Studies

Which action is often viewed as the most serious attempt to undermine the independence of the judiciary? A President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s plan to reorganize the Supreme Court B appointment of Supreme Court justices to unlimited terms of office C

*asked on February 23, 2017* -
## Social studies

Which of the following factors was most responsible for an unequal distribution of wealth? A There was an increase in business profits. B Wages were not keeping pace with profits of business owners. C Wages were not keeping pace with profits of business

*asked on February 23, 2017* -
## physics

an object starts from rest and accelerates uniformly to a speed of 100 m s^-1 after 5s. calculate the acceleration of the object.

*asked on February 7, 2017* -
## math

Fido weighs 26 pounds more than Fifi. Fifi weighs 12 pounds less than Rover. If the sum of their weights is 71, how much does Fifi weigh?

*asked on February 4, 2017* -
## Math

A basket ball team scored a total of 160 points. they made 74 baskets. how many 2 point and how many 3 point shots?

*asked on January 23, 2017* -
## math

The perimeter of the isosceles triangle is 28 cm.and side a is equal to (x+2y) while side b is equal to (6y-2x+1) and side c is equal to 4y all in cm.find x and y and hence state the lengths of the side of the triangle

*asked on January 22, 2017* -
## maths

whats yearly intrest on 52 grand in a isa at intrest rate 1.5 yearly

*asked on January 20, 2017* -
## Maths

If the volume of a cylindrical block is equal to 800cm^3 prove that the total surface area is equal to 2(pi)x^2 + (1600)/x, where x cm is the radius of the base. hence obtain the value x which makes the surface area a minimum.

*asked on January 4, 2017* -
## math

Amy & Ashley bike along the same trail. Amy bikes the entire trail at 20mph & Ashley bikes at 15mph. Amy finishes 8 minutes before Ashley. How many miles long is the trail?

*asked on December 13, 2016* -
## Chemistry

Suppose you titrated a sample of sulfuric acid (diprotic acid) with a 0.250 M solution of NaOH. Given the data in the table below, what is the concentration of the sulfuric acid solution?

*asked on December 6, 2016* -
## Math

f(x) = cos(x) + 3x Find f^-1 (1) and (f^-1)' (1) f^-1 (1) = 0 (f^-1)' (1) = 1/3 These are the answers given, but I also don't understand how my teacher got these.

*asked on December 5, 2016* -
## Math

f(x) = x^5 + 2x^3 + x - 1 Find f^-1 (3) and (f^-1)' (3) f^-1 (3) = 1 (f^-1)' (3) = 1/12 Those are the answers, but I have no clue how my teacher got them.

*asked on December 5, 2016* -
## Math

lim 200 (30-t)^2 h->0 t=10 The answer should be -8000, but I keep getting -80,000 because I have to do it the long way.

*asked on December 2, 2016* -
## math

a truck weighting 20000 pounds going 5 mph what is the force of the truck when it hits a person and comes to a complete stop?

*asked on November 5, 2016* -
## Math

There is a graph of a function that looks like y = x^4 , but it has a vertical asymptote at x = -2 and x = 4. The question then asks us to arrange the following numbers in decreasing order: g'(1), g'(-2), g'(0), g'(2), g'(4) I figured out all of the

*asked on November 3, 2016* -
## Math

Is the step function differentiable in its domain? I answered it and said that the step function is not differentiable in its domain because it is not continuous. For the a function to be differentiable it would need to have a value and a limit. However,

*asked on November 3, 2016* -
## Mats Exercise 1.7

g (x)= 2\3 (2/3x) (x-2) (x+1)

*asked on October 25, 2016* -
## Math

Find the 999th derivative of cos x. I got sin x.

*asked on October 20, 2016* -
## Math

lim (cos(π/4 + h) - cos (π/4)) h->0 _________________________ h Somehow I ended up with cos(1).

*asked on October 20, 2016* -
## Math

Use the quotient rule to find the derivative of cot x. I tried to solve this, but somehow I got (sec^2x)/(tanx)^2.

*asked on October 20, 2016* -
## physics

Identify the force that propels a rocket. 1)The rocket is propelled by the reaction force of the exhaust gasses bouncing off the air molecules outside the rocket. 2)The rocket is propelled because the action force of the rocket on the exhaust gases is

*asked on October 18, 2016* -
## physics

Identify the force that propels a rocket. 1)The rocket is propelled by the reaction force of the exhaust gasses bouncing off the air molecules outside the rocket. 2)The rocket is propelled because the action force of the rocket on the exhaust gases is

*asked on October 18, 2016* -
## math

find the lcm for 6, 18

*asked on October 16, 2016* -
## History

What kind of scenes did artists who gained fame tend to paint in the late eighteenth century. Give an example.

*asked on October 13, 2016* -
## US History

What kind of scenes did artists who gained fame tend to paint in the late eighteenth century. Give an example.

*asked on October 13, 2016* -
## Math for Reiny

your derivative is correct. now just plug in x = π/2 to get the slope remember that tan(π/2) is undefined, BUT cot (π/2) = cos(π/2) / sin(π/2) = 0/1 = 0 so slope = -csc^2 (π/2) = 2 I calculated and got -1 as the slope. Can you please explain how you

*asked on October 12, 2016* -
## Math

Find the inverse of: y = ((-1) / (x+5)) - 1

*asked on October 12, 2016* -
## Math for Reiny

your derivative is correct. now just plug in x = π/2 to get the slope remember that tan(π/2) is undefined, BUT cot (π/2) = cos(π/2) / sin(π/2) = 0/1 = 0 so slope = -csc^2 (π/2) = 2 I calculated and got -1 as the slope. Can you please explain how you

*asked on October 12, 2016* -
## Math

Find an equation for the tangent line to the curve at (π/2 , 2). y = 4 + cot(x) - 2csc(x) I am confused how to take the derivative of this problem. When I tried to solve it I ended up with -csc^2 (x) + (2csc(x) * cot(x)). From there I can't seem to

*asked on October 12, 2016* -
## Physics

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1)The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## Physics

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1) The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## Physics

How can gravity be simulated in an orbiting space station? 1)aped like a bicycle wheel 2)Spin two pods connected by a cable 3)Rotate a cylinder to create centrifugal force as viewed by a person on the inside of the curved outer wall 4)All of the above

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## Physics

Which of the following is an element? H2O Hydrogen Carbon dioxide A supernova

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## Physics

Which two factors mainly affect ocean tides on Earth? Check two answers. Earth's revolution about both the Moon and the Sun the Moon the Sun the pull of distant planets

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## physics

The concept of pressure involves both force and volume. force and area. area and volume

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## Physics

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1)The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is

*asked on October 7, 2016* -
## Physics

A dike in Holland springs a leak through a hole of area 0.80 cm2 at a depth of 1.2 m below the water surface. How much force must a boy apply to the hole with his thumb to stop the leak?

*asked on October 6, 2016* -
## Physics

A dike in Holland springs a leak through a hole of area 0.80 cm2 at a depth of 1.2 m below the water surface. How much force must a boy apply to the hole with his thumb to stop the leak?

*asked on October 5, 2016* -
## Math

Find 2 tangent line equations to the curve y=x^3+x at the points where the slope of the curve is 4. What is the smallest possible slope of the curve? At what x-value(s)does the curve have this slope? So far I have figured out the derivative of this

*asked on October 5, 2016* -
## Math

lim as x approaches negative infinity (3x^5 + 6x + - 3) / (8x^4 + 10) a. Does Not Exist b. 0 c. -3/8 d. 3/8 I solved this and got negative infinity as the answer, but none of the answers are listed above. I finally chose Choice C, but my teacher said the

*asked on September 27, 2016* -
## Math

lim as x approaches negative infinity (3x^5 + 6x + - 3) / (8x^4 + 10) a. Does Not Exist b. 0 c. -3/8 d. 3/8 I solved this and got negative infinity as the answer, but none of the answers are listed above. I finally chose Choice C, but my teacher said the

*asked on September 27, 2016* -
## Calculus

Construct a function f : R 2 ¡æ R such that its saddle points are given by {(n, 2m+1−n)|n ¡ô Z, m ¡ô Z}, where Z is the set of integers.

*asked on September 26, 2016* -
## Math

The limit as x approaches negative infinity is (3x^5 + x + 2) / (8x^4 - 5) a. DNE b. 0 c. -3/8 d. 3/8 I think the answer is Choice C, but I was stuck between this answer and Choice D.

*asked on September 24, 2016* -
## History

They systematic raiding of the Athapascans shows that organized warfare is most clearly identified with: a. there is no record of either society initiating organized warfare b. both farming and hunting societies c. neither hunting nor farming societies d.

*asked on September 14, 2016* -
## History

The map of northeastern region of North America shows the tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy: a. in a staked formation south of the st. lawrence river b. arranged like fingers south of lake ontario c. formed in the shape of a necklace north of the ohio

*asked on September 14, 2016* -
## History

Teotihuacan like other early urban civilizations was a. self sustaining and unconcerned with long distance trade as a result of its abundant food supply and specialization of labor b. controlled as an elaborate state sponsored trading system that stretched

*asked on September 14, 2016* -
## History

They systematic raiding of the Athapascans shows that organized warfare is most clearly identified with: a. there is no record of either society initiating organized warfare b. both farming and hunting societies c. neither hunting nor farming societies d.

*asked on September 14, 2016* -
## Maths

I have a wheel 40 cm diameter that has 200 N m of torque, assuming there is no slippage what would the force of the wheel on the road? How do I work it out please?

*asked on August 16, 2016*