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  1. algebra

    A ball is dropped from a height of 12 feet and returns to a height that is half the height from which it fell. the ball continues to bounce half the height of its previous bounce each time. How far will the ball have traveled vertically when it hits the

    asked on July 26, 2020
  2. Algebra 1

    The function A = A0e-0.01386x models the amount in pounds of a particular radioactive material stored in a concrete vault, where x is the number of years since the material was put into the vault. If 500 pounds of the material are initially put into the

    asked on March 7, 2011
  3. algebra

    The second term in a geometric sequence is 20. The fourth term in the same sequence is 45/4, or 11.25. What is the common ratio in the sequence? Thanks for reading :)

    asked on July 25, 2020
  4. algebra

    A body was found at 10 a.m in a warehouse where the temperature was 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The medical examiner found the temperature of the body to be 80 degrees Fahrenheit. What is the approximate time of death? Use Newtons law of cooling, with k =

    asked on July 27, 2020
  5. Probability and Statistics

    A package contains 12 resistors, 3 of which are defective. If four are selected, find the probability of getting the following. No defective resistors One defective resistors 3 defective resistors

    asked on May 17, 2012
  6. Math

    Each page of a top-secret report on aliens requires 2 KB of space in digital format. What is the maximum number of pages the report can have so that it can be completely stored on a USB drive that holds 4*10^6 Write your answer in scientific notation, and

    asked on October 16, 2018
  7. english

    Shortly before the Russian Revolution, an eccentric man named Rasputin became ______as the "mad monk." Because he dressed like a peasant, drank heavily, and rarely bathed, the nobility often felt ____during their encounters” with him at the palace. Yet

    asked on December 3, 2012
  8. History

    What effect did the eastern front have on World War I?

    asked on February 3, 2018
  9. Chemistry

    Ba(OH)2(aq)+2CH3COOH(aq)=Ba(CH3COO)2(aq)+2(l)H2O what is the net ionic equation with phases?

    asked on February 18, 2012
  10. Statistics

    Suppose that the travel time from your home to your office is normally distributed with a mean of 40 minutes and standard deviation of 7 minutes. If you want to be 95% certain that you will not be late for an office appointment at 1:00pm, what is the

    asked on March 20, 2012
  11. physics

    Bumpers on cars are not of much use in a collision. To see why, calculate the average force a bumper would have to exert if it brought a 1200 kg car (a so-called "compact" model) to a rest in 15 cm when the car had an initial speed of 2 m/s (about 4.5

    asked on April 14, 2010
  12. math

    A bag contains 44 U.S. quarters and six Canadian quarters. (The coins are identical in size.) If seven quarters are randomly picked from the bag, what is the probability of getting at least one Canadian quarter? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

    asked on March 3, 2013
  13. physics

    A fire helicopter carries a 664 kg bucket of water at the end of a 24.9 m long cable. Flying back from a fire at a constant speed of 44.2 m/s, the cable makes an angle of 41.6o with respect to the vertical. Determine the force of air resistance on the

    asked on February 17, 2015
  14. chemistry

    A mixture formed by adding 55.0 mL of a 1.5x10^-2 M HCl to 140 mL of 1.0x10^-2 M HI. How do you calculate the pH for this problem?

    asked on February 26, 2012
  15. Statisics Question Help Please

    The proportion of students in private schools is around 11%. A random sample of 450 students from a wide geographic area indicated that 55 attended private schools. Estimate the true proportion of students attending private schools with 95% confidence. How

    asked on October 6, 2011
  16. Physics

    What would the slope represent in a torque vs force graph, and what would its units be. I graphed the points and got a slope of .4778, but am not sure what it represents.

    asked on October 21, 2017
  17. College Algebra

    A total of $14,000 is invested in 3 accounts earning 3%, 4%, and 5% annual interest. The combined interest for one year is $539. If the amount invested at 5% is three times the amount at 4%, find the amount invested at 3%.

    asked on December 3, 2014
  18. math

    A population is increasing according to the exponential function defined by y = 2e0.02x, where y is in millions and x is the number of years. How large will the population be in 3 years?

    asked on August 1, 2012
  19. Physics

    The molecular bonds of diatomic molecules can be modeled as springs. The spring constant, k, for a HCl molecule is known to be 480 N/m. If the reduced mass of the molecule is 1.626×10-27 kg, what is the frequency at which the atoms in this molecule

    asked on November 12, 2017
  20. physics

    Initially, a particle is moving at 5.45 m/s at an angle of 38.5° above the horizontal. Four seconds later, its velocity is 6.24 m/s at an angle of 54.3° below the horizontal. What was the particle's average acceleration during these 4.00 seconds in the

    asked on February 4, 2015
  21. math

    a vector has a magnitude of 18.3 cm and a direction of 38 degrees. find the magnitude of its vertical and horizontal components to the nearest tenth.

    asked on April 19, 2011
  22. Algebra 1

    Evaluate the given binomial coefficient ( 8 ) 4

    asked on March 7, 2011
  23. Algebra 1

    Larry has $2600 to invest and needs $3000 in 11 years. What annual rate of return will he need to get in order to accomplish his goal, if interest is compounded continuously?

    asked on February 22, 2011
  24. physics

    a 1.5 kg box moves back and forth on a horizontal frictionless surface between two different springs. the box is initially pressed against the stronger spring compressing it 4.0 cm , and then is released from rest,A) by how much will the box compress the

    asked on April 27, 2010
  25. Algebra

    A deep-sea diver must descend and ascend in short steps to equalize pressure on her body. If the diver rises toward the surface too quickly, she may suffer from a physical condition called "the bends." Suppose the diver descends to the bottom in three

    asked on August 28, 2018
  26. thermo

    an open container with 10L of water at 1 bar and 20 C is used for cooling electronic parts.Each electronic part has a mass of and an average specific heat of 0.14 kJ/kg-K. The electronic parts are initially at 300 degrees Celcius and are required to

    asked on September 29, 2015
  27. Math

    There are three times as many chickens than pigs on a farm. All the chickens and pigs have 2400 feet all together. How many more chickens than pigsare there?

    asked on September 22, 2015
  28. Calculus

    a ladder 6m long is leaning against a wall. if the top of th ladder is slipping down at th rate of 13 m/s, how fast is the bottom moving away from the wall when it is 5m from the wall? (answer in m/s) Please Help Before 230 pm central time

    asked on March 8, 2013
  29. algebra

    Find the accumulated value of a CD of $20000 for 3 years at an interest of 3.1% if the money is compounded continously.

    asked on November 30, 2012
  30. algebra

    How long will it take $1400 to double at 12% annual interest compounded quarterly?

    asked on November 30, 2012
  31. geometry

    What is the volume of a cone with a radius of 3 and a height of 19?

    asked on March 16, 2010
  32. Chemistry

    Calculate the molarity of the HCl from the volumes of acid and base and the molarity of the NaOH. Use the following equation: (molarity of acid)x(volume of acid)=(molarity of base)x(volume of added base) equivalance point=number of mL of base to an acid

    asked on February 20, 2008
  33. Algebra

    Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States. Its land area is about 2.9 × 1010 square feet. Alaska, the largest state, is about 5.5 × 102 times as large as Rhode Island. What is the land area of Alaska in square feet? Write your answer in

    asked on March 6, 2017
  34. Chemistry 2

    The solubility of CO2 in water is 3.2 x 10^2 M at 25 C and 1 atm pressure. What is the Henry's Law constant for CO2 in mol/(L atm)? c=kP 0.25= kP p=kc p/k=kc/k =Px 1/k Please help!

    asked on February 7, 2017
  35. Physics

    A thin copper plate of diameter 11.0 cm is charged to 9.00 nC. What is the strength of the electric field 0.1 mm above the center of the top surface plate?

    asked on February 2, 2017
  36. Calculus - Differentials

    The diameter of a shpere is measured to be 6 inches with a possible error of 0.05 inches. Use differentials to estimate the maximum error in the calculated surface area. I've gotten this far: A=4pir^2 dA=8(pi)(r)(dr) Since the problem gives me the diameter

    asked on July 23, 2016
  37. math

    The sun hits a building of unknown height so that the building casts a shadow of 517 feet. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the sun is 16 degrees, how tall is the building?

    asked on April 17, 2016

    Miday Quong is buying bagels for her coworkers. She buys a dozen bagels priced at $5.49 a dozen. The bakery's cost for making the bagels is $2.25 per dozen. What is the markup rate based on selling price on a dozen bagels? 17.3 41.0 24.4 59.0

    asked on February 25, 2016
  39. physics

    Position vector r⃗ has magnitude of 15.0 m and direction angle 250 ∘. Find its components. Find the components, magnitude, and direction of the vector −2r⃗ . Where do I start?

    asked on January 27, 2016
  40. physics

    how to determine the net electric force on q3 q3= + 10 uC distance from q3 to q2 =40 cm distance from q1 to q2 =50 cm distance from q1 to q3 = 30 cm q2 =-80 uC q1=+50 uC

    asked on April 19, 2015
  41. Physics

    Two blocks, stacked one on top of the other, slide on a frictionless horizontal surface. The surface between the two blocks is rough, however, with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.50. The top block has a mass of 2.6 kg, and the bottom block's

    asked on February 22, 2015
  42. Physics

    4.82 kJ work is done by a worker pulling a crate across the deck of a ship at a constant speed of 7.82 m/s by a 453 N force. The rope is being pulled at a 37.0 degree angle to the deck. a)How far was it pulled? b)What is the friction force? c)What is the

    asked on November 26, 2014
  43. math

    You are the accountant for Suite Dreams, a retail furniture store. Recently, an order of sofas and chairs was received from the manufacturer with terms of 3/15, n/45. The order amounted to $230,000, and Suite Dreams can borrow money at 13% ordinary

    asked on June 22, 2013
  44. math

    A planned community has 300 homes, each with an automatic garage door opener. The door opener has eight switches that a homeowner can set to 0 or 1. For example, a door opener code might be 01100101. Assuming all the homes in the community are sold, what

    asked on March 3, 2013
  45. math

    If a person draws two cards from a standard deck (without replacing them), what is the probability that at least one of the cards is a face card? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

    asked on March 3, 2013
  46. chemistry

    The vapor pressure of pure water at 70°C is 231 mm Hg. What is the vapor pressure depression of a solution of 115 g of the antifreeze ethylene glycol, C2H6O2, a nonvolatile compound, in 205 g of water? Use molar masses with at least as many significant

    asked on December 12, 2012
  47. Chemistry

    help...If exactly 5.0 mL of HNO3 will neutralize 15 mL of 2.0 M NaOH, what is the molarity of the HNO3 solution? Have no idea what to do. thank you.

    asked on March 25, 2012
  48. Physics

    A dart is thrown horizontally with an initial speed of 11 m/s toward point P, the bull's-eye on a dart board. It hits at point Q on the rim, vertically below P, 0.19 s later. (a) What is the distance PQ? (b) How far away from the dart board is the dart

    asked on September 25, 2011
  49. Stats

    The wildlife department has been feeding a special food to rainbow trout fingerlings in a pond. A sample of the weights of 40 trout revealed that the mean weight is 402.7 grams and the standatd deviation 8alE8 gr. What is the probability that the mean

    asked on June 10, 2011
  50. chemistary

    Explain the words element compound and mixture. Identify which substances ara element compound and mixture

    asked on May 4, 2011
  51. Algebra 1

    To train for a race, Will begins by jogging 11 minutes one day per week. He increases his jogging time by 5 minutes each week. Write the general term of this arithmetic sequence, and find how many whole weeks it takes for him to reach a jogging time of one

    asked on March 7, 2011
  52. Algebra

    Solve the problem. A salesperson gets a commission of $600 for the first $10,000 of sales, and then $300 for each additional $10,000 or partial of sales. Let S(x) represent the commission on x dollars of sales. Find the value of S(45,000)

    asked on February 27, 2011
  53. English1

    Underline the correct pronoun of each pair in parentheses. 1. Women (who, whom) raise families do as much work at home as at their jobs. Whom 2. In North America society, it is still mainly women (who, whom) cook dinner, clean the house, check the

    asked on January 5, 2011
  54. Social Studies

    What are 6 significant events important to Americans that occurred during World War II?

    asked on December 10, 2010
  55. physics

    when you connect an unknown resistor across the terminals of a 1.50 V AAA battery having a negligible internal resistance, you measure a current of 18.0 mA flowing through it .A)what is the resistance of the resistor. B) if you now place the resistor

    asked on May 11, 2010
  56. physics

    a 500.0 ohm resistor is connected in a series with a capacitor.what must be the capacitance of the capacitor to produce a time constant of 2.00 s

    asked on May 11, 2010
  57. Calc

    Express the integral as a limit of Riemann sums. Do not evaluate the limit. ∫_1^3 x/(2+x^5) Ans: lim(n→∞)∑_(i=1)^n ?

    asked on December 12, 2009
  58. Physiology

    The amount of DNA (measured in ng per mg ventricle) decreased. One nucleus is present in each vertebrate myocardial cell (each cell is mononucleated). Explain how it is possible that a decrease in mass-specific DNA concentration indicates growth of

    asked on June 24, 2009
  59. MATH

    what is the probability of getting 3 of a kind in poker? 3 of a kind is: Any three cards of the same rank with two other different cards. I know the answer it suppose to be 54912/2598960 But how do you get that?

    asked on April 11, 2009
  60. Physics

    A tsunami, a great ocean wave, travels a distance of 7.2x10^6m in 2.88x10^4 what is the average speed of tsunami?

    asked on January 27, 2009
  61. Chemistry

    Can someone tell me if this makes any sense or if I need to start over. I am not sure if it even answers the question. Why is the benzene molecule represented as “a flat cyclohexane with a ring inside?” The benzene molecule is represented as “a flat

    asked on February 10, 2008
  62. Math - Statistics

    Accrotime is a manufacturer of quartz crystal watches. Accrotime researchers have shown that the watches have an average life of 32 months before certain electronic components deteriorate, causing the watch to become unreliable. The standard deviation of

    asked on November 17, 2019
  63. math

    The cable in the center portion of a bridge is supported as shown in the figure to form a parabola. The center support is 10 feet high, the tallest supports are 210 feet high, and the distance between the two tallest supports is 400 feet. Find the height

    asked on April 18, 2018
  64. Physics

    Can anyone explain this? If the particles in the upper atmosphere have a very high temperature (when using the definition that relates temperature to kinetic energy), why would the measured temperature be very low?

    asked on December 2, 2017
  65. Physics

    1. Given a liter of water just at boiling, how much energy does it take to boil it all? 2. If that liter of water was originally at 10°C, how much extra energy would it take to boil the water? Would it be: 1. Q=mL=(1kg)(2.26e6)=2.26e6 2.

    asked on December 2, 2017
  66. Physics

    If you have an ideal spring with a mass m on it, and you measure a spring constant of 8 N/m, what do you expect to happen to the spring constant if you (be realistic): a. Take it to the moon b. Take it to the sun Would the constant remain the same for both

    asked on November 13, 2017
  67. Physics

    If you take a boat from earth and put it on a planet with twice earth's gravity, what would happen if you tried to float it in water?

    asked on November 3, 2017
  68. Math

    Let's say I had a graph for some experiment that we thought was modelled by a = bcd + g. If we perform an experiment and plot a vs. c, what do we expect the slope and intercept to be? Would intercept = g and slope = b ? If that's right, what would d

    asked on October 22, 2017
  69. Physics

    A bouncy rubber ball and a squishy mud ball were thrown at a wall. The mud ball stuck, and the rubber ball bounced back off. Which transferred more momentum to the wall (i.e., which experienced the largest change in momentum)? The balls have identical

    asked on October 14, 2017
  70. Physics

    Question from lab regarding Conservation of Energy Why doesn't the potential energy of the pulley matter when calculating the change in energy of our system?

    asked on October 7, 2017
  71. Algebra

    Where do I put parenthesis and brackets to make this true 14-12/3+5•8=-58

    asked on September 6, 2017
  72. Physics

    You are launching Robin Hood out of a cannon and over the wall of the castle to rescue the Maid Marion. He would like to clear the castle wall by as much as possible. The cannon is stuck at an angle of 45 degrees from the ground and will launch him with a

    asked on April 5, 2017
  73. Algebra

    The mass of Earth is about 3 × 10-3 times the mass of Jupiter. The mass of Earth is about 6 × 10 24 kg. What is the mass of Jupiter? Give your answer in scientific notation.

    asked on March 6, 2017
  74. Math

    I have two numbers that have a sum of 16 and a difference of 3. By forming two equations and solving them find the two numbers.

    asked on November 8, 2016
  75. Chemistry

    In order to determine the concentration of a solution of Carbonic Acid (H2CO3), a sample was placed in a buret and titrated with 0.1132 M Sodium hydroxide. For the carbonic acid, the initial reading was 11.0ml and final reading was 31.0 ml. For sodium

    asked on October 12, 2016
  76. Math

    Explain how you can used a grid to subtract 1.65-0.98

    asked on September 20, 2016
  77. Physics

    If a ball is dropped from a height of 100.0 m, what is it's height above the ground (in meters) after 3.0 s? If a ball is dropped from a height of 100.0 m, what is it's velocity (in m/s) after 3.00 s? You may treat downward velocity as positive.

    asked on September 18, 2016
  78. physics

    a 20 kg crate is at rest on level ground a worker begins pushing horizontally on the crate with a force 300 Newtons, but the crate does not move determine the weight of the crate in both units of newtons and units of and units of pounds, determine the

    asked on August 11, 2016
  79. physics

    a woman who weighs 150 lb. on earth would weigh 340 lb. on another planet, what is her mass on earth, what is her mass on the other planet, what is the magnitude of the gravitational field on the other planet

    asked on August 11, 2016
  80. Calculus

    If x^2 + y^2 = 25 and dx/dt = 8, find dy/dt when x=3.

    asked on July 24, 2016
  81. Math

    An observer atop a cliff sees a speedboat approaching a dock located at the base of the cliff directly below the observer. Express the distance, d, from the observer tot he boat as a function of the distance, x, from the boat to the dock, if the cliff is

    asked on June 24, 2016
  82. physics

    A 43.0-kg boy, riding a 2.20-kg skateboard at a velocity of 5.30 m/s across a level sidewalk, jumps forward to leap over a wall. Just after leaving contact with the board, the boy's velocity relative to the sidewalk is 6.00 m/s, 8.00° above the

    asked on April 19, 2016
  83. Chemistry

    Calculate the theoretical amount of .5M NaOH that it would take to neutralize approx. 2.0 g KHP. KHP is a monoprotic acid, the molar mass of KHP is 204.22 g/mol and the molar mass of NaOH is 40.00 g/mol. Answer in terms of mL. I converted g KHP to mols,

    asked on March 28, 2016

    The Francesco Company produces spaghetti sauce that is used in restaurants. The fixed costs total $1,329,050. The selling price per 64 oz. can of sauce is $12.40. The variable cost per can is $4.80. What is the break-even point in number of cans?

    asked on March 2, 2016
  85. Math Algebra PLEASE EXPLAIN

    Ferguson Financial Advisers Inc. (FFAI) allocates 76% of its annual budget to employee compensation. FFAI spends $1,345,000 annually on employee compensation. What is the annual budget of FFAI?

    asked on March 2, 2016

    ATCE Learning Center would like a possible net profit of $650,000 on its new resource manual it sells to schools. The fixed costs for producing the manual are $780,000 and the variable cost per package is $19.85. If the estimated unit sales are 1,250,000

    asked on February 26, 2016

    Future Sporting Goods has traditionally had about 25% of the retail business in Martin County. The total estimated sporting goods business in the county for next year is $15,430,000. What sporting goods business can Future project for next year? I CANNOT

    asked on February 26, 2016

    Top Kitchens handles 17% of all the kitchen production in the area for new construction. It is estimated that the cost of kitchens is 14% of the total cost of constructing a new house. New home construction in the area for the next year is estimated to

    asked on February 26, 2016

    Lansing Bookery regularly marks up books 40% of the selling price. The bookstore's cost on a new best-selling book is $12.95 per book. What is the selling price of this book? 21.58 33.21 32.38 18.13

    asked on February 25, 2016
  90. MATH HELP PLEASE Explain

    Toolbox:$5.16; markup 40% of the selling price. What's the selling price?

    asked on February 24, 2016

    a company carries an $630,000 inventory. The company estimates the annual cost of carrying the inventory at 35% of the ihe inventory value. What is the approximate ANNUAL cost of carring the inventory?

    asked on February 23, 2016
  92. Algebra

    The volume of a right circular cylinder (think of a pop can) is jointly proportional to the square of the radius of the circular base and to the height. For example, when the height is 10.62 cm and the radius is 3 cm, then the volume is 300 cm3. Find the

    asked on February 20, 2016
  93. Math

    If there are 24 books on a shelf and 2/3 are fictional, how do I solve to to find out the number that are fictional

    asked on February 10, 2016

    Tidal volume is the volume of air displaced in the lungs between inhalation and exhalation (the amount of air in a breath). The residual volume is given by the amount remaining in the lungs even after the deepest exhalation (i.e. the minimum amount of air

    asked on January 19, 2016
  95. Finite Math

    An urn contains 8 blue marbles and 7 red marbles. A sample of 6 marbles is chosen from the urn without replacement. What is the probability that the sample contains at least one blue marble?

    asked on November 10, 2015
  96. Chemistry

    1) A saturated solution of the slightly soluble salt MA3 is 1.4 ×10^–3 M in MA3. What is its Ksp value? 2) A 20.0 mL sample of NaIO3 was treated with an excess of KI and HCl and the iodine produced titrated with 0.05125 M Na2S2O3. 19.35 mL of Na2S2O3

    asked on November 9, 2015
  97. Chem

    1) A saturated solution of the slightly soluble salt MA3 is 1.4 ×10^–3 M in MA3. What is its Ksp value? 2) A 20.0 mL sample of NaIO3 was treated with an excess of KI and HCl and the iodine produced titrated with 0.05125 M Na2S2O3. 19.35 mL of Na2S2O3

    asked on November 8, 2015
  98. Math

    If 2/3 pound of candy costs $7 how much does 1 pound of candy cost?

    asked on September 23, 2015
  99. Geology

    rate of change

    asked on September 13, 2015
  100. Geology

    Look up and review these terms and what a graphical representation or formula would look like fro the relationships to: rate of change

    asked on September 13, 2015


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