Punkie
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Math
In a right triangle I need to find the length of the missing side. If.. a = ? b = 1 c = sqrt(5) I would know what to do if the square root wasn't there or if it were a perfect square but it's not, please help... (P.S. if I need to I have to keep it in
asked on June 10, 2010 
Math
At the first tricity meeting, there are 8 people from town A, 7 people from town B, and 5 people from town C. If a council consisting of 5 people is randomly selected, find the probability that 3 are from town A and 2 are from town B. How would I show my
asked on December 6, 2009 
Math
In a family with two children, what are the probabilities of the following outcomes, assuming that the birth of boys and girls is equally likely? a. Both are boys. b. The first is a girl and the second a boy. c. Neither is a girl. d. At least one is a
asked on November 18, 2009 
Math
I am supposed to find the area of the shaded section of a circle. The circle is cut with two radi with an angle of 60 degrees. Then where the radi touch the circle another line is drawn to connect them. The triangle and the small section between the
asked on December 16, 2009 
Math
When a single card is drawn from an ordinary 52card deck, find the odds in favor of getting the 4 of spades. This is the answer I got, could someone tell me if I have done it correctly? Odds in favor of A = Number of ways A could occur / 1  Number of
asked on December 6, 2009 
Math
F25= 75,025 and F26= 121,393 where Fn is the nth term in the Fibonacci sequence. Find F27. I do not understand the Fibonacci sequence, could someone help me with my question and explain it to me please.
asked on December 6, 2009 
Math
The two cereal boxes shown have corresponding edges in a ratio of 2:3. If the smaller box sells for $2.50 and the larger box for $4.00, which is the better buy? Why? What assumption(s) do you have to make when solving the problem? Estimate, then check.
asked on December 16, 2009 
Math
I was wondering if someone could help me check my work on this problem and see if I'm correct. Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a
asked on November 28, 2009 
HIS 135
Hello, I am researching important events that happened in the 1950s2000s. I was planning on researching the JFK assassination for the 1960s and the robust economy for the 1990s, but I am having a hard time finding reliable sites. Could someone help me
asked on July 2, 2009 
Math
I am to find the area of an equilateral triangle whose side is 5... I know I need to find the highth before I find the area, but I end up with a hight of the square root of 31.25, is this right? if so how do I continue and solve for the area with this kind
asked on December 18, 2009 
math
Could someone please tell me if I am on track with my answer? Jack is taking a fouritem truefalse test. He has no knowledge about the subject of the test and decides to flip a coin to answer the items. What is the probability that he receives a perfect
asked on November 18, 2009 
History
I have a question about American imperialsim. The American belief in superiority was one major factor that led to American imperialism. What were the social, economic, and strategic factors that also played a role in American imperialism? Thank you!
asked on October 8, 2009 
Math
If m( angle 1) = 4x + 10 and m( angle 7) = 6x + 4, what are the measures of angles 1 and 7? I'm not sure how to show my work. Angle 1 and angle 7 are congruent alternate exterior angles
asked on December 2, 2009 
History
I have to list three federal governemtn strategies for uniting citizens and gaining citizen support for World War I. I have the Peace Movement, but am not sure what else they are wanting. Could you please help me.
asked on October 17, 2009 
AED 204
I have an assignment and I don't understand what I am supposed to do...I am given five gender misconceptions and I am to choose three to discuss in a powerpoint. The directions say "Explain ways to "debunk" three of the five gender misconceptions listed
asked on August 2, 2009 
Math
I need some help solving for x... It says to slove 7x+x(x1)=0 It also asks for the x intercept
asked on June 6, 2010 
Math
I am supposed to find five ordered pairs to make the equation true y = 20 + x/3 so far I have (0,20) and (6,22) is this right? I am unsure because my text example had x^2 + 3x = y (0,0) (1,4) (2,10) (3,18) (4,28) and they have a common theme (muliply by by
asked on January 6, 2010 
Math
I am supposed to find five ordered pairs to make the equation true y = 20 + x/3 so far I have (0,20) and (6,22) is this right? I am unsure because my text example had x^2 + 3x = y (0,0) (1,4) (2,10) (3,18) (4,28) and they have a common theme (muliply by by
asked on January 6, 2010 
Math
I am to find the area of a square. It is cut in half and the line is measured at 6 square root 2. It also says that the two triangles are equallateral triangles. I know that the equation for a equalateral triangle is A = the square root of 3 times s
asked on December 15, 2009 
Math
I'm not sure how I would show my work for this problem I know the answer is 9... 140 = (n2)180 / n
asked on December 6, 2009 
Math
A jar contains four marbles, each a different color: red, blue, green, and yellow. If you draw two marbles from the jar, one after another, replacing the first before drawing the second, what is the probability of getting a. two red marbles? b. a red
asked on November 29, 2009 
Bio 100
I am researching a few animals for a scientific taxonomy and earth's biodiversity paper, and I am having trouble with one area... I chose the ninebanded armadillo and I need to answer this question....To what order does the mamal species you selected
asked on August 24, 2009 
AED 204
I am doing an assignment about different religions. I have to fill in a chart about different religions. The religions that I am having trouble with are Catholic, Buddhist, Protestant, Methodist, Hindu, Islam, Mormon, Sikh, Judaism, and Taoist. These are
asked on August 16, 2009 
Math
Could someone help me with this equation? Use the quadratic formula to solve the equation... 2x^2  x = 10
asked on June 10, 2010 
Math
I need help with this equation, I am really bad at fractions. m^2  (49/2 * m)= 1/2
asked on June 6, 2010 
Math
I am having trouble finding a pattern or linear equation for this table x y 1 1 3 3 5 7 10 ? 50 ? 100 ? Could someone help me please?
asked on January 17, 2010 
Math
2x^2 3x – 4 = 0 I am not sure how to solve this one, can anyone help me?
asked on January 8, 2010 
math
Could someone please help me with this problem I don't know how to solve it and I am terrible at word problems. The amount of background noise is important to television news reporters. One station developed the formula N = t^2 + 12t + 54 showing the
asked on January 8, 2010 
Math
Find the shaded area in the following figure if the rectangle inscribed in the circle has dimensions 3 ft x 4 ft. I know I find the area of the rectangle A=l*w, but what do I do next?
asked on December 16, 2009 
Math
how do I find the number of degrees in the point angle of a {5/2} star polygon? Since it is a polygon and a polygon has to equal 360 degrees...would I divide 360 by 5? Please help
asked on December 9, 2009 
Math
What are the odds against getting three heads in three successive flips of a coin? Odds against A = (1 – 3/6)/ (3/6)= 3/5 = 3::5 Could someone check my answer and correct me if I need it please
asked on November 28, 2009 
Health
what are the health risks of binge drinking?
asked on April 13, 2011 
Math
I need help with this equation, I am really bad at fractions. m^2  (49/2 * m)= 1/2
asked on June 6, 2010 
Math
What happens to the value obtained for the slope if the coordinates of the two ordered pairs aren’t subtracted in the same order?
asked on January 12, 2010 
Math
I am to find the area of an equilateral triangle whose side is 5... I know I need to find the highth before I find the area, but I end up with a hight of the square root of 31.25, is this right? if so how do I continue and solve for the area with this kind
asked on December 18, 2009 
Math
A cylindrical can of cleaner holds 1 L of liquid. What is its height if the diameter of the base is 10 cm? Please help I am not sure what to do.
asked on December 16, 2009 
Math
24 * 4 square root of 3 How do I multiply square roots?
asked on December 15, 2009 
Math
how do I find the number of degrees in the point angle of a {5/2} star polygon? Since it is a polygon and a polygon has to equal 360 degrees...would I divide 360 by 5? Please help
asked on December 10, 2009 
Math
If you begin with a right triangle with sides a, b, and c and decrease the right angle so it is an acute angle, how does a^2 + b^2 compare with c^2 ?
asked on December 3, 2009 
Math
How many 4character license plates are possible with 2 letters from the alphabet followed by 2 digits, if repetitions are allowed? If repetitions are not allowed? could someone please help me with the formula, I don't understand it yet
asked on November 29, 2009 
Math
I am stumped...please help...I'm not sure what they are talking about with P (A and B) = 0 If P(A) = 2/3, P(B) = 1/6, and P(A and B) = 0, what can you say about P (A or B)?
asked on November 18, 2009 
Math
I am stumped...please help...I'm not sure what they are talking about with P (A and B) = 0 If P(A) = 2/3, P(B) = 1/6, and P(A and B) = 0, what can you say about P (A or B)?
asked on November 18, 2009 
AED 204
Final Project: Consider that each person in the education profession should continually add items to his or her professional portfolio to represent his or her educational philosophy and beliefs. Often, paraprofessional educators forget that the atmoshpree
asked on September 2, 2009 
Bio 100
I am researching a few animals for a scientific taxonomy and earth's biodiversity paper, and I am having trouble with one area... I chose the ninebanded armadillo and I need to answer this question....To what order does the mamal species you selected
asked on August 24, 2009 
HIS 135
I am doing research on my final project in HIS 135, and I need to find an important social, economic, or political event that impacted the American people the most for the following years: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s. I don't mind doing the research
asked on June 24, 2009

Math
Thank you so much, I understand how to get rid of my square root now
posted on June 10, 2010 
Math
Thank you!
posted on June 10, 2010 
Math
yes thank you, I think I got it
posted on June 6, 2010 
Math
Thank you both for your help!!!
posted on June 6, 2010 
Math
Oh ok I didn't square both the 6 and the square root 2...that makes sense. Thank you.
posted on December 15, 2009 
Math
A = 6 square root 2 to the power of 2 / 4 A = 12/4 A = 3 Then to find the area of the square I would multiply 3 time 2 to equal 6
posted on December 15, 2009 
Math
Oh, I guess I assumed that the triangle was and equilateral triangle because the only other information it gave me was that it had an angle of 45 degrees in the corner that was split.
posted on December 15, 2009 
Math
12 * 12 = 144 the power of a number is the number times its self, the small number is just how many times you do it... Example 4 to the power of 4 is 4 * 4 * 4 * 4 = 256
posted on December 6, 2009 
Math
would this be the answer? If repetition is allowed it would be 26 * 26 * 10 * 10 = 67600 If repetition is not allowed it would be 26 * 25 * 10 * 9 = 58500
posted on November 29, 2009 
Math
I have a question about the answer, how did you get 13/89, I don't understand how you got 89
posted on November 28, 2009 
Math
Or would it be Odds in favor of A = 26/52 / 1  26/52 = 26 / 51
posted on November 28, 2009 
math
Thank you, you really helped me!
posted on November 18, 2009 
Math
Thank you, that really helped me!
posted on November 18, 2009 
Math
Thank you for answering my question. Why do you multiply the probability of both boys, girl and boy, etc?
posted on November 18, 2009 
History
Should I use the Espionage Act of 1917 and the Sedition Act?
posted on October 17, 2009 
History
That was in the first part of our assignment...so I'm not sure that is what he was thinking of. The questions I am supposed to answer after my bullets are... What do you think about the federal government strategies? Did they benefit society, hurt society,
posted on October 17, 2009 
AED 204
Thank you both for your help
posted on August 16, 2009 
HIS 135
Thank you so much for your help.
posted on June 24, 2009