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Algebra
Salary Increases: A man gets a job of $30000 a year. He promised $2300 raise each subsequent year. Find his total earnings for a 10year period.
asked on March 3, 2016 
Advanced Algebra
Depreciation: A construction company purchases a bulldozer for $160,000. Each year the value of the buldozer depreciates by 20% of its value in the preceeding year. Let V sub n be the value of the bulldozer.(Let n=1 be the year the bulldozer purchase.) a.)
asked on March 6, 2016 
Advanced Algebra
salary increases: A man gets a job with a salary of $30000 a year. He is promised a $2300 raise each subsequent year. Find the total earnings for a 10 year period. Arithmetic Sequence,:
asked on March 2, 2016 
math and music
How would you go about listing all of the integer ratios? I would like to have the integers listed in ascending order by the product of each integer's numerator and the denominator. This is because in music, more "complex" ratios sound more dissonant.
asked on December 4, 2010 
Differential Calculus
A water trough is 10 m long and a cross section has the shape of an isosceles trapezoid that is 30 cm wide at the bottom, 80 cm wide at the top, and has height 50 cm. If trough is being filled with water at the rate of 0.2 m^3/min how fast is the water
asked on September 5, 2016 
math and music
How would you go about listing all of the integer ratios? I would like to have the integers listed in ascending order by the product of each integer's numerator and the denominator. This is because in music, more "complex" ratios sound more dissonant.
asked on November 19, 2010 
Algebra
Depreciation: The purchase value of an office computer is $12500. Its annual depreciation is &1875. Find the value of computer after 6 years. Aritmetic Sequence
asked on March 6, 2016 
Differential Calculus
A norman window has the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle. If the perimeter of the window 10 m, express the area A of the window as the function of width x of the window.
asked on June 28, 2016 
chemistry
Ethanol glycol has a density of 1.11 g/cm^3. What is the volume in L of 4.1 kg of this liquid?
asked on August 31, 2014 
chemistry
How do you convert 3.345 kJ to mJ?
asked on August 31, 2014 
CSAB/Advance Algebra
A handful of 65 coins consist of pennies, nickels and dimes. The number of nickels is 4 less than twice of pennies, and there are 13 more dimes than nickels. How many coins of each kind are there? Solve using GaussJordan Elimination.
asked on January 19, 2016 
Chemistry 1 HN
Find the mass of iron heated to 85 degrees celcius that was added to 54.0 grams of water. The temperature of the water changed from 20 degrees celcius to 60 degrees celcius. The specific heat of the iron is 0.045 J/g degrees celcius
asked on January 1, 2013 
recreational math, music
How would you go about listing all of the integer ratios, preferably in a spreadsheet? I would like to have them listed in ascending order by the product of the numerator and the denominator, because in music, more "complex" ratios produce more dissonance.
asked on November 16, 2010 
Chemistry
"How many moles of oxygen are required to react completely with 5 mol C(8)H(18)?" 2C(8)H(18) + 25O(2) => 16CO(2) + 18 H(2)O In the question, how do I know if "oxygen" means the molecule O(2) or the element O?
asked on September 21, 2010 
Spanish
¿Cómo se dice "I am going to bed." en español? ¿Puede se dice "Me acuesto"?
asked on October 20, 2010 
Jiskha
Why were some of my answers deleted? I'm not mad, I just want to know how this site works.
asked on September 22, 2010 
physics please help!
Find the velocity (in m/s) of a freefalling object released from rest after it has fallen 100m. I don't understand the formulas to use or anything. please help.
asked on September 16, 2008 
Physics lab
During a lab, we dropped a ball from the second story of our school and found out the distance, ave. time, ave. velocity, final velocity and the acceleration. One of the questions is: If we could redo this experiment from a 300 ft radio tower instead of
asked on September 22, 2008 
physics please help!
A car driving along a straight road increases its velocity from 2.8 m/s to 9.7 m/s in 3 seconds. Calculate its acceleration in m/s^2 A skier in the Giant Slalom will accelerate at a constant 5.0 m/s^2 If she starts from rest, how fast is she going after 5
asked on September 10, 2008 
Physics
An ant is observed to travel 12.6 meters in 4.6 minutes. Find the average velocity of the ant in m/s and the instantaneous velocity of the ant at the 8 meter point. So i found the average to be 2.7 m/s. Is that right? and how do you find the instantaneous
asked on August 31, 2008 
math
Solve the system. {x^2 + y^2 = 85 {3x + y = 15
asked on June 10, 2018 
chemistry
How would you convert 77 degrees F to kelvins? Can you explain it please because I don't really understand how to get it to Fahrenheit.
asked on August 30, 2014 
health care
identify a contemporary health care issue and write a paper that describe the impacts from a business organization
asked on June 18, 2011 
Chemistry
I am looking for a systematic way to balance chemical equations, instead of doing them by hand. Can someone help me understand the table in the How Does It Work? section at tinyurl dot com/28mngtt
asked on September 27, 2010 
Chemistry
Why do H and F form a covalent bond, while Na and Cl form an ionic bond?
asked on September 23, 2010 
Solid Mensuration
A metal hollow bar whose crosssection and dimensions are shown below weighs 8x10^3 kg/m^3 and measures 2m in lenght. Determine the mass of the metal bar with a square hole section.
asked on March 31, 2016 
math
Simplify (3x2)^3  (4x+5)^2
asked on August 27, 2014 
Math
2^x = (3/2)^6 solve for x
asked on November 29, 2010 
Math
The weighted mean of the numbers 204, 206, 207, and 208 is 207.2. How could I arrive at the weight (or possible weights) of the four numbers?
asked on September 23, 2010 
Jiska
So are most of the questionanswerers on this site volunteers, or are they paid by the advertising?
asked on September 22, 2010 
math
how do i go about solving the follwoing problem: using the digits 1 to 9, arrange the numbers in three groups so that the sum is the same in each group. Is there more than one way to do this?
asked on October 23, 2007

waste water treatment
Wastewater from a small town is treated in a trickling filter which is preceded by a screen, sandremoval and primary clarification. The maximum hydraulic capacity, or peak flow, of the treatment plant is 1,500 m³/h. The dry weather flow (Qdwf) amounts
posted on December 29, 2018 
math
The lesson is Lesson 5 Polygons and Angles for Unit 1. This thread confused me so I'm going to give the right answers... 1.) B 2.) C 3.) A 4.) B 5.) A 6.) C 7.) D 8.) C 9.) B 10.) D 11.) C 2/3/2017
posted on February 3, 2017 
Math
2X/2=288/21 X=44 ,Linear equation. :)
posted on January 20, 2016 
statistics
n a local university,40% of the students live in the dormitories. A random sample of 80 students is selected for a particular study. What is the probability that the sample proportion (the proportion living in the dormitories) is between 0.30 and 0.50?
posted on March 20, 2011 
math and music
Thanks. I already know all of what you said, except for that last sentence (Wouldn't that only apply in certain keys? C seems much easier for 3rds, 4ths, and 5ths than C#). I just want to know how to generate that list in a spreadsheet.
posted on December 7, 2010 
maths
(8)*864/(8)+4 parentheses 8*864/8+4 no exponents 648+4 multiplication & division 60 addition & subtraction pemdas = p, e, m&d, a&s
posted on December 4, 2010 
Algebra 1
The formula for slope is change in y/change in x. F(x) is the same as y in this case. Change in y = 22 = 4. Change in x = 35 = 8. 4/8 = 1/2
posted on November 26, 2010 
Composition and Communication
Adverbs are words that modify adjectives, verbs, or other adverbs. Many end in ly. Check out the Wikipedia article for examples.
posted on November 26, 2010 
Math
((4x^3)(y^2))/((2x^1)(y^4) The way you typed your equation leaves some ambiguity; I'm assuming this is it. First move the variables with negative exponents to opposite sides of the fraction bar, and make those exponents positive. Then add the exponents
posted on November 20, 2010 
Chemistry
Oh, sorry, I thought I got to your question earlier than I did. I guess this site doesn't work too well for real time discussions...
posted on November 19, 2010 
collegeMath
This looks more like late middle school math to me. Anyway, the equation is f(4) = 8(4^2) = 8(16) = 128. Notice I replaced x with 4 to set up the equation, so that it reads "f of 4 (the force needed to stretch 4 centimeters) equals 8 times 4 to the power
posted on November 19, 2010 
6th grade SCIENCE
bioweb .wku .edu/courses/biol225/225lab9 .html gsu .edu/~bioasx/closeopen .html According to the first article, they don't have circulatory systems at all, and I assume that's because they do not have a heart. Remove the spaces to access the webpages.
posted on November 19, 2010 
Chemistry
Find the molar mass of N2H2. Now find the number of moles that are in 5.0 x 10^14g of N2H2. With me so far?
posted on November 19, 2010 
geometry
It helps a lot to draw a picture. Although the problem does not specify how the points are arranged, I assume they are in a line. Your picture should be a line with points a, b, and c on the line. Now write 3x above the ab segment and 5x above the bc
posted on November 19, 2010 
math
the carat symbol ^ means "to the power of"
posted on November 19, 2010 
math
Before you start multiplying, you need to make sure everything is in the same units. For length, you can use either cm or m. I'll pick meters. That means we have to convert 100cm to m. There are 100 cm in a m, so 100cm = 1m. Meters x meters = square meters
posted on November 16, 2010 
history
take the space out of the URL
posted on November 16, 2010 
history
I wasn't able to find a "reeducation movement", but searching the web and library for the history of Native American education should provide some good sites. Here is a short overview: nrcprograms . org/site/PageServer?pagename=aief_hist_main
posted on November 16, 2010 
math
a+(a+1)+(a+2)=(a+2)x2 combine like terms 3a+3=2a+4 subtract 2a from both sides a+3=4 subtract 3 from both sides a=1 the integers are 1,2,3
posted on November 16, 2010 
math 12
It helps to start with a simpler problem. Try solving it manually, by drawing out each possible seating arrangement, with three members instead of six. The problem specifies a circular table, so we can probably assume that there is a difference between
posted on November 16, 2010 
math
this site should explain everything (remove spaces) purplemath . com/modules/orderops . htm
posted on November 8, 2010 
Chemistry
Hydrogen peroxide is H2O2. First, convert the given amount (1kg O2) into moles. One mole of O2 is 2x16g = 32g. 1kg = 1000g. 1000/32 = 31.25, so we need 31.25 moles of O2. One mole of H2O2 contains one mole of O2, so we need 31.25 moles of H2O2 to produce
posted on November 8, 2010 
Alg & Trig 2
Find the least common denominator by multiplying the prime factors, 7 and 2, and x to get 14x. Multiply each fraction by 7x, 2, and 14 respectively so that they share the denominator 14x. Add the numerators to get (7x+74)/14x. Simplify 7x/14x to 1/2 and
posted on November 5, 2010 
Algebra
The decaf coffee contains 3 units of caffeine per cup (100 minus 97). The regular coffee contains 100 units of caffeine per cup. Two cups of regular coffee contains 200 units, so you would have to drink 200/3 = 66.666 cups of decaf. 66.666*8 = 533.333
posted on November 2, 2010 
spanish
B looks good to me  wordreference dot com is excellent for looking up conjugations, especially if you install the Firefox shortcuts
posted on October 28, 2010 
Chemistry
convert .25 L into mL by multiplying by 1000, then divide the volume of ethanol by the volume of water
posted on October 28, 2010 
Biology
The Wikipedia article "Cell cycle" has an excellent diagram in the Phases section.
posted on October 28, 2010 
PreCalculus Algebra
The book could be wrong. The wording is a little confusing too.
posted on October 26, 2010 
PreCalculus Algebra
It helps to draw a picture. You can ignore the length of the fence, add 2 to 8 to get the length of the one leg of the triangle (the other is 13), and use the formula a^2 + b^2 = c^2
posted on October 24, 2010 
math
this looks like a good explanation studyzone . org/mtestprep/math8/a/primefactors7l . cfm
posted on October 24, 2010 
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
(4/52)*(3/52)*(2/52)*(1/52)
posted on October 24, 2010 
Spanish
Got it, thanks! By the way, when you're talking/writing, how do you decide where to put the "se" since it doesn't matter where it goes?
posted on October 24, 2010 
elementarymath
That sounds pretty advanced for an elementary class. One way you could start to solve this is to use a few different values for n and see what you get. Using n=1,2,3 we get p=7,13,19. Do that for a bunch of numbers (a spreadsheet program like Excel or
posted on October 20, 2010 
math
2/3 * 12 = 24/3 = 8
posted on October 20, 2010 
engish language art
Could you rephrase the question?
posted on October 20, 2010 
vocab
I've always hated problems like that. You can use this site, just set the maximum number of words to one. wordsmith dot org/anagram/advanced dot html
posted on September 23, 2010 
Chemistry
Thanks. I read ahead a few pages and found what I wanted to know.
posted on September 23, 2010 
honors math 7th grade
Are you supposed to fill in the diagram? It's just a matter of organizing and using every bit of information the problem gives you. Try to work backwards from this answer to learn how to do it. none22, tng73, ds917, voy11, tng/voy31, tng/ds923,
posted on September 23, 2010 
Jiskha
Ok
posted on September 22, 2010 
Jiskha
How does one become a tutor?
posted on September 22, 2010 
Jiskha
Who is "we"?
posted on September 22, 2010 
Jiska
I wonder who benefits from the adverts, then...
posted on September 22, 2010 
Math
2:3, "two to three", and 2/3 all mean the same thing
posted on September 22, 2010 
Math
Divide 20/35 and 24/36, and pick the answer equal to 2/3.
posted on September 22, 2010 
Chemistry
But if the question wanted me to find the moles of O, how would it be phrased? Thanks
posted on September 21, 2010 
Calc
Yintercept represents the maximum number of spaces he can rent, renting each space for $0. Xintercept represents the maximum amount he can charge per space, renting 0 spaces. Also a minor correction to slope: The more he charges, the fewer spaces he will
posted on September 21, 2010