Brian

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1. Calculus I, differentiation

The number, N, of people who have heard a rumor spread by mass media by time, t, is given by N(t)=a(1−e−kt). There are 6 million people in the population, who hear the rumor eventually. If 5% of them heard it on the first day, find the percentage of

asked on February 24, 2013
2. Physics

A 0.075 kg ball in a kinetic sculpture moves at a constant speed along a motorized conveyor belt. The ball rises 1.32 m above the ground. A constant frictional force of 0.350 N acts in the direction opposite the conveyor belt's motion. What is the net work

asked on December 9, 2010
3. math Question

Find an equation that models a hyperbolic lens with a=12 inches and foci that are 30 inches apart. assume that the center of the hyperbola is the origin and the transverse axis is vertical.

asked on May 19, 2014
4. math

when might you think you're built upside down?

asked on September 24, 2008
5. math/statistics

In the Numbers Game, a state lottery, four numbers are drawn with replacement from an urn containing balls numbered 0-9, inclusive. Find the probability that a ticket holder has the indicated winning ticket. The first three digits in exact order.

asked on June 19, 2017
6. probability

1. Busy people arrive at the park according to a Poisson process with rate λ1=3/hour and stay in the park for exactly 1/6 of an hour. Relaxed people arrive at the park according to a Poisson process with rate λ2=2/hour and stay in the park for exactly

asked on November 27, 2018
7. Math

One model of Earth's population growth is , where t is measured in years since 1990, and P is measured in billions of people. Which of the following statements are true?

asked on August 6, 2014
8. Chem

what kind of intermolec forces are in NH4Cl i thought it was london dispersion, dipole dipole, and hydrogen bonding and nottttt ionic. what am i doing wrong?

asked on November 24, 2008
9. AP CHEM

Complete and balance the reaction Al(s) + Pb2+(aq) ! using the smallest possible integers. I got: 2Al(s) + 3Pb2 ==> Al2Pb3 Calculate the standard free energy. Faraday’s constant is 96485 J V · mol Answer in units of kJ/mol. I know the formula is -nFE

asked on October 21, 2010
10. Math

Postal regulations specify that a parcel sent by priority mail may have a combined length and girth of no more than 96 in. Find the dimensions of a rectangular package that has a square cross section and the largest volume that may be sent via priority

asked on April 4, 2012
11. physics

Approximately 5.5 X10^6 kg of water fall 50m over Niagara Falls each second. a) What is the decrease in the gravitational potential energy of the water-Earth system each second? b) If all this energy could be converted to electrical energy (can’t happen)

asked on January 11, 2007
12. English

Dragonwings by Laurence yep What conflict is left unresolved at the end?

asked on June 7, 2015
13. Drug Abuse and Addiction

I need research sources for drug abuse and addiction. Thank you. Check these sources -- http://www.nida.nih.gov/ http://teens.drugabuse.gov/ (Broken Link Removed) http://www.drugabusestatistics.samhsa.gov/

asked on November 12, 2006

Carbon tetrachloride contains one carbon and four chlorine atoms. For this compound 11.818 g of chlorine combine with 1.000 g of C-12. Using this information, calculate the atomic mass of chlorine.

asked on February 4, 2015
15. Chemistry, empirical formula

Determine the empirical formula for the following compounds with these compositions (by mass): a) Cr 47.7% F 52.3% b) Na 42.1% P 18.9% O 39.0%

asked on September 23, 2014
16. CHEMISTRY

Calculate ΔSfus and ΔSvap for HF. Determine the entropy change when 7.60 mol of HF(l) freezes at atmospheric pressure. I already calculated ΔSfus as 24.103 J/k*mol and ΔSvap as 86.07 J/K*mol....These are correct (I checked them already). I need help

asked on March 14, 2012
17. Chemistry

Given that ΔH (fusion) of water is 6025 J/mol, Cp,m(ice) = 37.7 J K–1 mol–1, and Cp,m(water,liquid) = 75.3 J K–1 mol–1, calculate ΔG (in J) for the freezing of 89 moles of water at 1 atm pressure and the constant temperature T = 14.4 °C. I got

asked on January 28, 2016
18. Chemistry

Explain how a person bailing out a row boat with a leak could represent a state of physical equilibrium.

asked on February 12, 2014
19. Chemistry

How many molecules of Cl2 would be formed from the reaction mixture that produces the greatest amount of products? Consider the following reaction: 4HCl(g)+ O2(g)to 2H2O +2Cl2(g)

asked on September 28, 2010
20. probability

Busy people arrive at the park according to a Poisson process with rate λ1=3/hour. Relaxed people arrive at the park according to an independent Poisson process with rate λ2=2/hour. Assume that no other people arrive at the park. During the last 10

asked on November 27, 2018
21. physics

During a rockslide, a 520kg rock slides from rest down a hillside that is 500m long and 300m high. The coefficient of kinetic energy between the rock and the hill surface is .25. a) If the GPE energy U of the rock –Earth system is zero at the bottom of

asked on January 10, 2007
22. Calculus

A piece of wire 40 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. How should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is a maximum= minimum= Find the length of the wire used

asked on May 7, 2013
23. probability

When you enter your bank, you find that there are only two tellers, both busy serving other customers, and that there are no other customers in line. Assume that the service times for you and for each of the customers being served are independent

asked on November 26, 2018
24. probability

Consider a Poisson arrival process with rate λ per hour. To simplify notation, we let a=P(0,1), b=P(1,1), and c=P(2,1), where P(k,1) is the probability of exactly k arrivals over an hour-long time interval. What is the probability that we will have “at

asked on November 26, 2018
25. physics

The figure gives the acceleration a versus time t for a particle moving along an x axis. The a-axis scale is set by as = 15.0 m/s^2. At t = -2.0 s, the particle's velocity is 7.00 m/s. What is its velocity at t = 6.0 s?

asked on February 6, 2015
26. programming

create the logic for a program that calculates and displays the amount of money you would have if you invested \$5000 at 2 percent simple interest for one year. create a separate method to do the calculation and return the result to be displayed.

asked on October 28, 2014
27. algebra

translate into algebraic expression 24 more than twice Greg's age

asked on August 6, 2017
28. english

15. Identify the sentence in which the underlined pronoun is used incorrectly. There are only six days left in the school year. It will be fun to visit their house in the summer. Their just going to have to wait to see the movie. Greg refused to go there

asked on April 10, 2015
29. physics

A large box whose mass is 20 kg rests on a frinctionless floor. A mover pushes on the box with a force of 250 N at an angle of 35 degrees below the horizontal. What is the acceleration of the box across the floor?

asked on January 16, 2011
30. life orientation

define the concept risk behavior and explain why it is important for teenager to investigate and be knowledgeable about it

asked on August 19, 2018
31. probability

For each exam, Ariadne studies with probability 1/2 and does not study with probability 1/2, independently of any other exams. On any exam for which she has not studied, she still has a 0.20 probability of passing, independently of whatever happens on

asked on November 26, 2018
32. Calc I

if f(t)=sqrt(4t+1) find f''(2) I got the first derivative to be: 1/2(4t-1)^-1/2 * 4t^3 and i'm trying to figure out if i need the product rule again to find the second derivative -1t^3(4t-1)^-3/2 * 4t^3 The answer if -4/27 and I'm not sure how to get that

asked on December 7, 2014
33. English

Nine Haikus During a Drought In the dusty lane A frog waits for a puddle To fall from the sky Which form best describes this poem? A. limerick B. Haiku C. Concrete D. Narrative My choice is B. Haiku What about the poem best supports the answer to the

asked on February 18, 2016
34. calculus

At a sand and gravel plant, sand is falling off a conveyor and onto a conical pile at the rate of 10 cubic feet per minute. The diameter of the base of the cone is approx­ imately three times the altitude. At what rate is the height of the pile changing

asked on November 2, 2016
35. Bus. Math 123

Problem: Invoice-Nov. 27. Date goods recvd. ? Terms- 2/10 EOM. Last day of discount- ? Final day bill is due ? Complete above.

asked on July 29, 2017
36. Organic Chemistry

When benzyl chloride is treated with sodium iodide in acetone, it reacts much faster than 1-chlorobutane, even though both compounds are primary alkyl chlorides

asked on November 9, 2008
37. Physics

We want to rotate the direction of polarization of a beam of polarized light through 90 degrees by sending the beam through one or more polarizing sheets.(a) What is the mini-mum number of sheets required? (b) What is the minimum number of sheets required

asked on December 21, 2012
38. ap chemistry

Find the emf for the cell Cr(s) |Cr3+(aq, 0.37 M) || Pb2+(aq, 0.0095 M) | Pb(s). Answer in units of V I got .548733V Is this right?

asked on October 21, 2010
39. Chemistry (Electrochemistry)

The standard potential for the following galvanic cell is 1.72V : Be(s)|Be2+(aq)||Pb2+(aq)|Pb(s) The standard reduction potential for the Pb2+/Pb half-cell: E = -.13V Calculate the standard reduction potential for the Be2+/Be half-cell. What I know: Be is

asked on December 5, 2014
40. Algebra 1

At takeoff, a plan flies at an angle of 10 debrees with the runway. After it has traveled a ground distance of 2,800 feet, find the vertical distance the plane has gained from takeoff. Round your answer to the nearest foot

asked on May 10, 2012
41. statistics

A college professor decides to run for Congress in a district with 450,000 registered voters. In a survey she commissioned, 58% of the 4000 registered voters interviewed indicated that they plan to vote for her. The population of interest is the: A.

asked on January 31, 2009
42. Chemistry, HELP!!

a) If the volume of a flask is 165 mL and the mass of the vapor in the flask is 0.2136 grams, what is the density of vapor in the flask? b)If the temperature of the vapor is 25 degrees Celsius, what is the molecular weight of the vapor? (Assume the gas

asked on September 23, 2014
43. science

why do dry sodium chloride, the solutions of sodium nitrate and solution chloride all impart the same color to the flame?

asked on April 16, 2019
44. Precalculus

Every point in the plane has exactly two polar coordinates. A)The statement is true because every point in the plane has a unique polar representation. B)The statement is false because left parenthesis r comma theta right parenthesis equals left

asked on January 12, 2017
45. Statistics

A random sample of forty-eight 200 meter swims has a mean of 3:12 minutes and a standard deviation of .09 minute. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the population mean time. I know u: 3.12, sx: .09, n:48, c:.95 What is the formula I use to find the

asked on August 1, 2012
46. Finance

You have just won the lottery and will receive \$1,000,000 in one year. You will receive payments for 30 years, which will increase 5 percent per year. The appropriate discount rate is 8 percent. What is the present value of your winnings?

asked on July 10, 2010
47. Chemistry

Consider the titration of a 35.0-mL sample of 0.175 M HBr with 0.200 M KOH. Determine the pH after adding 5.0 mL of base beyond the equivalence point.

asked on February 27, 2011
48. MATH

A photograph has been enlarged to three times its previous size. By what percentage has the size of the photograph increased?

asked on March 8, 2014
49. Physics

Dry air will break down if the electric field exceeds about 3.0 × 106 V/m. What amount of charge can be placed on a capacitor if the area of each plate is 6.7 cm2?

asked on February 28, 2013
50. Physics

Consider a situation where immediately after birth, twins are separated. One continues to live on earth, while the other is whisked away in a space ship at 90% of the speed of light. After 65 years they are reunited. Will they look the same? Show proof of

asked on May 10, 2015
51. math

A financier plans to invest up to \$500,000 in two projects. Project A yields a return of 8% on the investment of x dollars, whereas Project B yields a return of 13% on the investment of y dollars. Because the investment in Project B is riskier than the

asked on June 9, 2017
52. math

A financier plans to invest up to \$500,000 in two projects. Project A yields a return of 8% on the investment of x dollars, whereas Project B yields a return of 13% on the investment of y dollars. Because the investment in Project B is riskier than the

asked on June 10, 2017
53. Calculus

A spherical balloon is inflated with gas at the rate of 20 cubic feet per minute. How fast is the radius of the balloon increasing at the instant the radius is (a) 1 foot and (b) 2 feet?

asked on November 2, 2016
54. physics

2. Explain how the tension force gets transmitted along from one end of a string to the other. Does the amount of force that gets transmitted depend on how elastic or stretchable the string is? Explain.

asked on October 22, 2010
55. math

Solve the linear programming problem by the method of corners. Find the minimum and maximum of P = 3x + 2y subject to 3x + 5y ≥ 20 3x + y ≤ 16 −2x + y ≤ 2 x ≥ 0, y ≥ 0 The minimum is P = at (x, y) =

asked on June 9, 2017
56. physical science

A golfer on a level fairway hits a ball at an angle of 38° to the horizontal that travels 85 yd before striking the ground. He then hits another ball from the same spot with the same speed, but at a different angle. This ball also travels 85 yd. At what

asked on February 1, 2016
57. Physics

How much work must be done to increase the speed of an electron (a) from 0.18c to 0.19c and (b) from 0.98c to 0.99c? Note that the speed increase is 0.01c in both cases.

asked on December 12, 2012
58. math

which of the following is an example of an open equation? 1)5x+7=12// 2)12+(-8)=4// 3)25=5(5)//4)8+0=8

asked on October 13, 2017
59. Chemistry

Which element listed should have chemical properties similar to fluorine (F) A.Li B.Si C.Br D.Ne Br, along with F, a halogen (column 7 of the periodic table) Look at the periodic table. The columns are called groups. Elements in the same group have similar

asked on November 9, 2006
60. Calculus II

A cable that weighs 1.5 lb/ft is used to lift 700 lb of coal up a mineshaft that is 400 ft deep. Find the work done.

asked on November 3, 2013

A shell is shot with an inital velocity of 20m/s at an angle 60 degrees with the horizontal. At the top of the trajectory, the shell explodes into two fragments of equal mass. One fragment whose speed is immediately after the explosion zero falls

asked on January 30, 2007
62. Chemistry

A compound containing only carbon, hydrogen and oxygen is subjected to elemental analysis. Upon complete combustion, a .1804g sample of the compound produced .3051g of CO2 and .1249g of H2O. What is the empirical formula of the compound?

asked on March 14, 2013
63. Finance

Suppose an investment offers to triple your money in 12 months (don't believe it). What rate of return per quarter are you being offered?

asked on July 10, 2010
64. calculus

A patrol car is parked 50 feet from a long warehouse The light on the car turns at a rate of 30 revolutions per minute. How fast is the light beam moving along the wall when the beam makes the fol­ lowing angles with the line perpendicular from the light

asked on November 3, 2016
65. physics

An object falls a distance h from rest. If it travels 0.45h in the last 1.00 s, find the time and the height of its fall.

asked on February 6, 2015
66. probability

Let X and Y be independent Erlang random variables with common parameter λ and of order m and n, respectively. Is the random variable X+Y Erlang? If yes, enter below its order in terms of m and n using standard notation. If not, enter 0.

asked on November 26, 2018
67. 7th grade English

Both the authors of Zoos: Joys or Jails and the author of Why do we need Zoos : a. think animals should live in their natural habitat b.believe animals are protected in zoos c.wish people would make donations to zoos d. want to help wild animals, esp.

asked on June 4, 2015
68. Physics

Betty weighs 427 N and she is sitting on a playground swing seat that hangs 0.22 m above the ground. Tom pulls the swing back and releases it when the seat is 0.88 m above the ground. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2. How fast is Betty moving when

asked on February 20, 2013
69. Physical Science

A rectangular container measuring 20 cm x 47 cm x 68 cm is filled with water. What is the mass of this volume of water in kilograms and grams please?

asked on August 27, 2018
70. chemistry

Calculate the [H3O + ] for 0.42 M HCl. Answer in units of M.

asked on March 23, 2011
71. Physics

A proton, moving with a velocity of vinitial i, collides elastically with another proton that is initially at rest. Assuming that the 2 protons have equal speeds after the collision, find (a) the speed of each proton after the collision in terms of

asked on October 13, 2009
72. Calculus

All edges of a cube are expanding at the rate of 3 centimeters per second. How fast is the volume chang­ ing when each edge is (a) 1 centimeter and (b) 10 centimeters?

asked on November 2, 2016
73. Physics

7. An early objection to the idea that the earth is spinning on its axis was that the earth would turn so fast at the equator that people would be thrown into space. Show the error in this logic by calculating the centripetal force needed to hold a 100. kg

asked on February 2, 2015
74. Chemistry

What is the wavelength of an electron traveling at 7.59% of the speed of light?

asked on March 14, 2013
75. Chemistry

Calculate the concentration of all species in a 0.15 M KF solution. Ka = 6.4 x 10-4 for HF.

asked on February 27, 2011
76. Pre-Calculus

How do I solve the equation: 3 = 2.1 sin[(pi/6)t - 5pi/6] + 3.2

asked on February 19, 2017
77. physics

5. A bomber is flying at a height of 9 km at 800 km/h. How far in front of the target should he drop his bombs? show formulas*

asked on November 28, 2012
78. math

Verify the given linear approximation at a = 0. Then determine the values of x for which the linear approximation is accurate to within 0.1. (Enter your answer using interval notation. Round your answers to three decimal places.)

asked on October 20, 2013
79. Calculus

Suppose the integral from 2 to 6 of g of x, dx equals 12 and the integral from 5 to 6 of g of x, dx equals negative 3 , find the value of the integral from 2 to 5 of 3 times g of x, dx

asked on February 26, 2017
80. math

Use the formula t = (0.25) s1/2 to find the time t in seconds it will take a stone to drop a distance s of 200 feet. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a second.

asked on August 20, 2013
81. Physics

A 0.145 kg baseball pitched at 38.0 m/s is hit on a horizontal line drive straight back toward the pitcher at 55.0 m/s. If the contact time between bat and ball is 3.40×10−3 s, calculate the average force between the ball and bat during contact.

asked on November 8, 2010

Charges of −4q are fixed to diagonally opposite corners of a square. A charge of + 5q is fixed to one of the remaining corners, and a charge of + 3q is fixed to the last corner. Assuming that ten electric field lines emerge from the + 5q charge, sketch

asked on January 24, 2011
83. health

Identify at least five indicators of project failure that manifest themselves in this case study. Are these right ? these are a few i have came up with: organized inertia lack of clarity of pupose lack of landor project status report insufficient

asked on September 13, 2010
84. Chemistry

6Li(s) + N2(g) 2Li3N(s) a) What mass of lithium is required to produce 0.575 g of Li3N in the balanced reaction? b) What mass of nitrogen is required for the reaction? ------------------------------------------- I tried dimensional analysis in a couple

asked on March 8, 2015
85. ap chemistry

A solution is prepared in which a trace or small amount of Fe+2 is added to a much larger amount of solution in which the [OH]- is 1.0M*10^-2. some Fe(OH)2 precipitates. the value of Ksp for the salt is 8.0*10^-10. assuming that the hydroxide ion

asked on October 19, 2010
86. Algebra

A rectangular Persian carpet has a perimeter of 212 inches. The length of the carpet is 24 inches more than the width. What are the dimensions of the carpet?

asked on June 12, 2014
87. physics

An aluminum wing on a passenger jet is 38 mlong when its temperature is 23°C.At what temperature would the wing be 2 cm (0.02 m) shorter?

asked on March 18, 2013
88. math

Sam has twice as many books as Jim. If Sam gives 12 books to Jim, they will have the same number of books. How many books to they have altogether?

asked on March 26, 2017
89. Math

In a game, 5 points are awarded for each game and 2 points are deducted for each game lost,Kyler attempted 15 games,if he got 68 points,how many gamesvdid he lose?

asked on August 1, 2018
90. physics

A 24- kg monkey climbs up a massless rope that runs over a frictionless tree limb and back down to a 35- kg package on the ground. What is the magnitude of the least acceleration the monkey must have if it is to lift the package off the ground?

asked on September 28, 2009
91. Physics

A 1.42 kg ball is connected by means of two massless strings, each of length L = 1.29 m, to a vertical, rotating rod. The strings are tied to the rod with separation d = 1.29 m and are taut. The tension in the upper string is 48.0 N. What are (a) the

asked on March 14, 2015
92. Physics

Visible light is incident perpendicularly on a diffraction grating of 200 rulings/mm. What are the (a) longest, (b) second longest, and (c) third longest wavelengths that can be associated with an intensity maximum at theta=30 degrees?

asked on November 25, 2012
93. Science

How are are the viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protists similar? are the all living things or only visisble to through a microscope or infectious diseases??

asked on January 6, 2014
94. Ap Chemistry

Find the emf for the cell Cr(s) |Cr3+(aq, 0.37 M) || Pb2+(aq, 0.0095 M) | Pb(s). Answer in units of V I kept getting .55V but it is wrong. Can someone please help me?

asked on October 21, 2010
95. college

atoms heated in a sample emit only certain colors of light in sharp lines and not all colors blended together tells us what about the energy of an atom?

asked on October 20, 2009
96. calculus

Cars on a certain roadway travel on a circular arc of radius r. In order not to rely on friction alone to over­ come the centrifugal force, the road is banked at an angle of magnitude 0 from the horizontal. The banking angle must satisfy the equation rg

asked on November 3, 2016
97. Physics

If we intercept an electron having total energy 1533 MeV that came from Vega, which is 26 ly from us, how far in light-years was the trip in the rest frame of the electron? (Answer: 8.7*10^-3 ly)

asked on December 15, 2012
98. Math

Place grouping symbols to make the equation true: 3x5-8+7-3/6=13

asked on November 3, 2016
99. AP Physics

Assume that at sea-level the air pressure is 1.0 atm and the air density is 1.3 kg/m3. (a) What would be the height of the atmosphere if the air density were constant? 7.919 km (b) What would be the height of the atmosphere if the air density decreased

asked on December 3, 2009