# jasmine20

Popular questions and responses by jasmine20-
## math,help

Is this trinomial a perfect square x^2-6x+9 if the trinomial starts with x^2 and 1/2 of the middle term coefficient squared equals the last term, then it is a perfect square. tell me what you found. i thought it was not a perfect square. because i tried

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,algebra

how can i factor this out completely: x^4 + x^2 – 12 well the answer is 74 (x^2 + 4)(x^2 - 3) If only integral values are allowed in factoring, you are done.

*asked on April 17, 2007* -
## drbob222,math , algebra

Sorry i made a typo it suppost to read 20m for one base not 12. Directions: Crafts. Rose's garden is in the shape of a trapezoid. If the height of the trapezoid is 16m, one base is 12m, and the area is 224m ^2, find the length of the other base. Area= 1/2

*asked on December 19, 2006* -
## math,correction

i am really trying is this correct. solve: 5(x-2)^2 = 3 MY ANSWER THAT I GOT IS: X = 2 +- (SQRT (3) )/(5) no. 5(x-2)^2 = 3 (x-2)^2 = 3/5 x-2 = +- sqrt (3/5) x= 2 +- sqrt (3/5) so the whole fraction of 3/5 is inside the sqrt yes

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,correction

Can somoene helpme plz... Simplify radical 7 * radical 14 wouldn't it be radical (7*14) = radical (98) = 7radical (14) = 7 radical (2) The result is right, you erred on the next to last line. So how do i show that step that i am wrong in...

*asked on March 29, 2007* -
## ms.sue, religion help

see i know that there is information on judaism. but see i have the titles but i have to convert each title intot a slide that describes/explains judaism to a 9yr.old kid. now the thing is that for each slide there can only be approx. 5lines and 5 words

*asked on January 21, 2007* -
## math,algebra

Use the five properties of exponents to simplify each of the following expressions (y^5)^3(y^3)^2 divided by (y^4)^4 can someone show me how to solve these types of problems (y^5)^3= y^15 multiply the powers (y^3)^2=y^6 multiply the powers again as you

*asked on January 21, 2007* -
## math,correction,&help

Write the equation of the line L satisfying the given geometric conditions. L has y-intercept (0,2) and is perpendicular to the line with equation 2x-3y = 6 Equation of perpendicular line is of the form 3x + 2y = K…It passes through (0,2) 2(2) = K = 4

*asked on January 16, 2007* -
## math, algebra

my question is : on the following i have to graph them i just want to know if i am correct. for : x > 4 the line is going through in a straight line on number 4 in the y axis for: 3x greater than or equal to 2x - 4 the answer is after solving: x is less

*asked on December 21, 2006* -
## math,correction

Is this correct now. Problem #1 solve by completing the square. 2x^2+8x+3=0 My answer: x=-2 +/- sqrt (5)/(2) Problem #2 solve by using the quadratic formula 5x^2+3x+1=0 My answer: No solution are defined. You are not completing the square. 2x^2+8x+3=0 x^2

*asked on April 22, 2007* -
## math,correction

solve: x^2+7x+2=0 My answer: x= (-7 +/- sqrt (41))/(2) good one jasmine

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction

simplify: sqrt ((7)/(100)) my work: 7 = 1sqrt (7) 100= 10 sqrt (1) (1)/(10) sqrt (7) my answer: (sqrt (7))/(10) Your answer is right but your statements: 7 = 1sqrt (7) 100= 10 sqrt (1) make no sense. how can sqrt(7)=7 ? you are saying 2.6457..=7 and

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction

is this correct: solve by using the quadratic formula 5x^2+x=3 what i keep getting is this: (-1 +/- sqrt 61)/(10) or should i reduce the denominator to 5 or is my whole answer incorrect? (-1 +/- sqrt 61)/(10) looks correct. You do not need to reduce it

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math, algebra

how can i rewrite the following inequality in the form y = mx + b f(x) > x you can't change an inequality into an equality. were you thinking something like f(x) > 1x + 0 ?? no this is how its written in my homework that's why i am confused .

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## algebra,math

My qustion is for the following the problem reads as follows (x-1)^2 = 7 x-1=+- sqrt 7 x= 1+- sqrt 7 the method they use was factoring in order to simplify the equation to make it easier is this correc? x^2-9x-4=6 x^2-9x-10=0 (x-10)(x+1)=0 What method did

*asked on April 2, 2007* -
## math, correction

can someone help me correct this Directions: Dtermine which two equations represent perpendicular lines. options are: A) y = 2x-4 b) y = (1)/(3) x + 4 c) y= - (1)/(2)x +4 d) y = (1)/(3)x - 4 wouldn't it be a and c . Because b and d have the dame slope

*asked on February 12, 2007* -
## MATH,CORRECTION

Directions solve each of the following problems. Besure to show the equation used for the solution. In a town election, the winning candidate had 220 more votes than the loser. If 810 votes were cast in all, how many votes did each candidate received?

*asked on February 5, 2007* -
## math, correction

the equation y=17x-90. describes the amount of money a class of students might earn from candy bar sales. What are the slope and y-intercept of this line? so my answer is slope is 17 and y-intercept is: -90 yes

*asked on January 27, 2007* -
## algebra,math

i am clueless about this: (#1)What expression raised to the fourth power is 81x^12y^8z^16? (#2)Simplify each of the following expressions. Write your answers with positive exponents only. (x^2)^-3(x^-2) divided by (x^2)^-4 #1 answer (3x^3)(y^2)(z^4)

*asked on January 21, 2007* -
## math,algebra,help

Problem states: Business and finance. The cost of producing a number of items x is given by C = mx + b, in which b is the fixed cost and m is the variable cost (the cost of producing one more item). (a)If the fixed cost is $40 and the variable cost is $10,

*asked on January 16, 2007* -
## math,correction

Graph each of the following equations by first solving for y. 2x – 3y = 12 so it would be: y = 2/3x – 4 and the solutions points would be: So (-3,-6) is a solution

*asked on January 14, 2007* -
## math, correction

Graph each of the following equation, using the intercept method. 2x + 3y = 6 so the solutions are (0,2) and (3,0) yes.

*asked on January 14, 2007* -
## math,question

why are function notation important? I don't know that it is important. However, it is a convenient shorthand notation that speaks to the variables and the function rather plainly. what do you mean speaking to the variables can you give me an example of

*asked on January 14, 2007* -
## math, help

how do i write the equations so i can solve it i will do the solving but help me out with the equation please.for the following: Four pencils and five pens cost$2.00. THree pencils and four pens cost $1.58. Find the cost fo a pencil and the cost of a pen.

*asked on January 13, 2007* -
## math correction

A rectangular solid has a base with length 2 cm and width 6cm. If the volume of the solid is 108 cm^3. Find the height of the solid. Possible answers are: A) 8cm B)9cm C) 10cm D) 11cm My answer: V = LWH 108 = (2)(6)H 108= 12H --- --- 12 12 9 = H right

*asked on January 11, 2007* -
## drbob222 math,correction

i made some corrections for the previous postage can you check those when you get a chance please. Also for this one: my options of answers are: A)2y + 6/3 B)3x- 6 /2 C)2 + 2y D)2/3y + 6 Directions: Solve for x: 3x - 2y =6 3x - 2y = 6 +2y +2y 3x = 6 +2y --

*asked on January 11, 2007* -
## math

can someone correct this for me... solve: -4(2x - 3) = -8x + 5 my answer: this equation has no solution because they don't equal i get 0=-7 -4(2x-3)=-8x+5 -8x+12=-8x+5 0(x)=-7 So am I correct You are right, let me explain a bit more. When you write down:

*asked on January 1, 2007* -
## religion,history

What is the hinduism desire for liberation from earthly existence. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some websites to help you answer y our questions on Hinduism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinduism (a "definition")

*asked on December 21, 2006* -
## drbob222, math , algebra

Can you recheck this hopefully this time i did it correctly. Directions: Crafts. Rose's garden is in the shape of a trapezoid. If the height of the trapezoid is 16m, one base is 12m, and the area is 224m ^2, find the length of the other base. My answer:

*asked on December 19, 2006* -
## Dr bob222,math

How is 6p^5q^3 x 9p^5q^3 / 5p^5q^5= 30p^5q because isn't it both have the same exponents and letters therefore they should cancel and be left with 30q^2 The equation started at as 25 for the second part of the numerator and not 9. 6p^5q^3 x

*asked on December 14, 2006* -
## math , algebra

Can someone correct these (1) -5^2-3 25-3 22 (2) The sum of m and n, divided by the difference of m and n. My answer: (m+n)/ (m-n) (3) The quotient when 3 more than a number is divided by 3 less than that same number My answer: (x+3)/(x-3) These are all

*asked on December 13, 2006* -
## math, algebra

How do you solve the following: Directions:Factor Can you show me!!! (1) x^2-x-12 (2)x^3+2x^2-3x Here is how I do it. First make two sets of parentheses. ( )( ) The first in each set of parentheses must give x2. Obviously that is x and x. Looks like this.

*asked on December 12, 2006* -
## drbob222

Are you available to help for a few more min. I am back. Been gone about two hours. What is it you don't understand about the former problem? Honestly I don't know what am I doing wrong or what should i be doing with the previous problem the one about

*asked on December 11, 2006* -
## math, algebra

How is 28 a perfect number? Can someone explain this to me. all i understand that all perfect numbers end in 6 and 8. But how and why is 28 a perfect number. dimes are packaged 50 in a roll. quarters come 40 in a roll.susan b anthony dollars come in rolls

*asked on December 7, 2006* -
## math,bobpursley

Is this the correct way to solve these math problems and are the answers correct. Directions:Solve the following applications. Science. Jose rode his trail bike for 10miles. Two-thirds of the distance was over a mountain trail. How long is tehe mountain

*asked on December 6, 2006* -
## ms.writeacher,english

I'm suppost to write a job-application letter to a company of interest attaching the resume. My question for this is on the job application letter on the heading i'm suppost to omitt my address and on the resume as well. And also what type of format am i

*asked on November 26, 2006* -
## drbob222,math

I don't know how to even start to work on this problem what should i consider. Science.Jose rode his trail bike fro 10 miles. two-thirds of the distance was over a mountain trail.How long is the mountain trail. How should i write the equation in order to

*asked on November 25, 2006* -
## finacial question

is there anywhere i can find this information or if someone could help me with it... who are the internal and external users of a company's financial statements? For what purposes do they use this information? External users include stockholders and

*asked on May 8, 2007* -
## math,correction & help

is problem number 1 correct Problem #1 factor completely. x^4 + x^3 -12 MY answer: (x^2-3)(x^2+4) or is this still factorable. Problem #2 i need someone to help me set it up for me to solve. If the sides of a square are decreased by 3cm, the area is

*asked on April 22, 2007* -
## math,correction

are these correct now i hope? Problem #1 simplify (m^2)/(8) divided by (m^5)/(16) My answer: (2)/(m^4) Problem #2 multiply (3x-30)/(x^2-4x) times (8x)/(10-x) My answer: (-6)/(x) No. 2/m^3 (3x-30)/(x^2-4x)* (8x)/(10-x) 3*(x-10)*8x /(x-10)(-1)(x)(x-4) x's

*asked on April 22, 2007* -
## math,correction

is this correct? simplify: ((1+(2)/(3))/((2+(1)/(2)) My answer: (2)/(3) assuming that 2/3 and 1/2 are separate fractions, 8/3 x 5/2 40/6 20/3 hmm.. perhaps you need to check your arithmetic. unless i'm wrong, which wouldn't be surprising It is hard to read

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,correction

is this correct? factor completely: 9x^2-4 my answer: x is approx. +/- ((sqrt (14)/(3)) nope (3x-2)(3x+2) nope (3x-2)(3x+2)

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,correction

Is this correct factor by grouping: x^3-5x^2+2x-10 My answer: (x^2+2)(x-5) *question do i need to go further?* Errm dats almost done exept derz one more step, as you still need to chnage the quadratic equation into 2 linear ones as a Cubic equation has 3

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,conversition

how do i convert -2.25 into a fraction? OK, if dis is a calculator question, den all u gotta do is follow the steps... 1. Type into calculator -2.25 and press the equals button. 2. Press the Shift button 3. Press the button dat has ab/c And dis should giv

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## Math,help

how do i evalute this problem if possible. i will decribe it it has an index of 3 then a squaroot sign then for the radicand (-64) since the cube root of 64 is 4(4 times 4 times 4 = 64).. the (-) part, you just tack on, since a (-) times (+) times (-)

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,help

for this one how do i set it up? IF THE SIDE OF A SQUARE ARE DECREASED BY 3CM, THE AREA IS DECREASED BY 81CM^2. WHAT WERE THE DIMENSIONS OF THE ORIGINAL SQUARE?

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,help

how can i factor this out completly x^4+x^3-12 i know that4*-3=-12 but how can i get that middle term x^2*x^2=x^4 first you cannot take out any GCF. so if you decide to use grouping, you can create an equivalent problem: x^4 + x^3 - 6 - 6 then by using

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,help

Also, can someone set this problem up into equations so i can solve.thanks A plane took 1 hour longer to travel 560 miles on the first portion of a flight than it took to fly 480 miles on the second portion. If the speed was the same for each portion, what

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,help

can someone help me set this word problem up into equations so i can solve. I don't want the answer just if you could help me with how to set it up. thanks The base of ladder is 14feet away from the wall. The top of the ladder is 17feet from the floor.Find

*asked on April 20, 2007* -
## math,help

I also need help with this one: Add. Express answer in simplest form. ((8)/(s))+ ((8)/(s^2)) (8s + 8)/s^2 = 8(s+1)/s^2 That isn't much simpler than the original form, but sometimes they want single denominators. wouldn't it be : (8s+8)/s^2

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,help

I need help with thisone solve: ((x)/(5x+10))+ ((x-3)/(x+2)) = (7)/(5) Let's take that first part: (x)/(5x+10) In the denominator, factor out "5" That leaves that part as: x/(5(x+2)) So now we have: ((x)/5(x+2)) + ((x-3)/(x+2)) = 7/5 We can multiply BOTH

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction from previous post

can someone please correct this for me thanks. simplify: 7sqrt(7x) + 5 sqrt (7x) My work: (7+5)sqrt (7x) My answer: 12sqrt (7x) is this correct? yup so i don't have to take out the x from the radicand Nope. 7x + 5x = 12x No matter what "x" is.

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction

simplify: 7sqrt(7x) + 5 sqrt (7x) My work: (7+5)sqrt (7x) My answer: 12sqrt (7x) is this correct? It looks fine. Good work. Thanks for asking.

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction

the problem reads: evaluate sqrt (-4) if possible. my answer: sqrt (-4)

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction

is this correct: solve: 5(x-2)^2=3 My answer: (10 +/- sqrt 15)/(5) looks like you expanded, then used the formula and you got the right answer properly reduced. I think you are getting this!!! I don't want to confuse you but I would have done the

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,help

on one of last week homeworks i got this one wrong can someone explain to me what is the correct format. The demand supply equations for a certain item are given by: D= -5p+40 S=-p^2+30p-8 The correct answer was: $1.43 how do you get to this answer because

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,correction

i have to simplify (a^7b^2)^7 so this is what i ended up with: a^49b^14 should i reduce it more or its fine like this? It is fine.

*asked on April 19, 2007* -
## math,algebra

Can someone set this up in equations so i can solve them i would greatly appreciate it. THanks. Problem #3 The base of a ladder is 14 feet away from the wall. The top of the ladder is 17 feet from the floor. Find the length of the ladder to the nearest

*asked on April 17, 2007* -
## math,algebra

can someone just set up the equations for me for this problem. thanks... Problem #1 A plane took 1 hour longer to travel 560 miles on the first portion of a flight than it took to fly 480 miles on the second portion. If the speed was the same for each

*asked on April 17, 2007* -
## math,algebra,correction

Is this correct: solve using the quadratic equation: 5x^-4x+1=0 My answer: x= (2)/(5) +/- (1)/(5)i Or should i combine the denominators to look like this: x= (2+/-1)/(5) i I don't like where you show the i I would write the solution as (2 +-i)/5 or 2/5

*asked on April 16, 2007* -
## math,help

this is what i have left but i don't know how to finish it. THe length of a rectangle is 1cm more than 4 times its width. if the area of the rectangle is 74cm^2, find the dimensions of the rectangle to the nearest thousandsth. so then: a =Lw A = 74 W= W

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help

The height h in feet of an object after "t" seconds is given by the function h = -16t^2+70t+8 How long will it take the object to hit the ground? round answer to nearest thousandth this is what i have -16t^2+70t+8=0 x = (-70 +/- sqrt (4388))/(-32) from

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math correction

Find the x-intercepts y= x^2-2x-15 answer: x = 2 +/- sqrt 8 I don't get that. Recheck.

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,correction please

Problem #1 Solve by completing the square 2x^2-4x-11=0 My answer: x = (2+/-sqrt 26)/(2) Problem #2 Solve by using the quadratic formula x^2-4x-60=0 My answer: x = (2+/-sqrt 16)/(2) You did not do it completeing the square. Please show work. ON the second

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math

how do i change 3.75 into a fraction simple or improper fraction? you could say 3 and 3/4 (since .75 = 3/4) or you could go from there and convert to improper. basically simplify 375/100 (multiply 3.75/1.00 by 100/100) but it can't be 3 and 3/4 your answer

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help

i need help with this one i've tried it many ways and still can't figure it out because it has the lines going between two solid lines. find the x-intercepts. y = x^2 +5x+2 x intercepts is when y is zero. 0=x^2 +5x+2 using formula 5/2 +- 1/2 sqrt (25-8)

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,correction

is this correct Find the constant term that should be added to make the following expression a perfect square trinomial x^2 + 7x My answer that i got was 12.25 Take half of seven, square it. 7/2 squared is 49/4. You are right. should i leave it as a

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## MATH,correction

IS THIS CORRECT NOW. solve by using the quadratic formula. x^2 = -5-5 My answer: x = (-5 +- SQRT (5))/(2) I don't see any x term, so b is zero. sorry it suppost to read that first -5x-5

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## i need help,math

okay i am completely lost after reviewing everything my mind is blank cans some one help me with the steps. Solve by completing the square x^2=5x+2 1st: You need to bring the 5x+2 to the other side so you have x^2-5x-2 2nd: Find the values to where when

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help

i am stuck with this problem: Problem #12 Solve by using the quadratic formula. 5x^2 + 5x = 3 i am at this step x = (-5 (+/-) sqrt (85))/(10) you are done!

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,correction

Is this correct: Problem #13 Solve: 9x^2 = 14 I did the following i divided 9 by both sides then i get this: x^2 = 1.5555555 then i squared both sides and i got the following answer: x = 1.24 I would not have used decimals x^2 = 14/9 x= +/- (√14)/3 Yes,

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help

how do i find the following: is there a formula for this? Problem #15 Find the constant term that should be added to make the following expression a perfect square trinomial. x^2+7x square a few binomials and see if you can see a pattern e.g. (x+3)^2 = x^2

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## Math ,help

how can i simplify this more its for the following problem: Problem #22 solve by using the quadratic formual. 5x^2-4x+1=0 this is where i am but i do not know how to go further. x = (4 (+/-) sqrt (-4))/(10) Problem #23 Solve by completing the square.

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help

okay i am getting confuse with the decimals and fractions in order to make a table for the following problem.can someone help me make the tables the problem reads as follows. solve the system. 5x-3y=13 4x-3y=11 Now, i know i have to break them to the form

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## test,math

so then for -4.33333 would be in a fraction -13/3 IF the 333's are repeating. Yes.

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help

how do you change the following decimal into a fraction. -3.6666666 3 2/3 or 11/3 Memorize .666666 repeating as 2/3 Now if the sixes do not repeat forever, the fraction can be found as 36666666/1000000 which probably can be reduced some... thats right

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,correction

Is this correct: Solve: (x+5)^2 = 3 I get: x = -5 (+/-) sqrt (3) Problem #2 Solve: 5(x-2)^2 = 3 I get: x = 3 (+/-) ((sqrt(3))/(5) No on the second. YOu have take the sqrt5 slso, so x= 2+- sqrt(3/5) correct on the first.

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,help plz

i am lost with this one. Solve the system by graphing. what is the soltion. 2x-2y=10 x+y=3 x=4 This is how the problem is with all thre equations. Help me please..... put it in slope intercept form. put both lines in slope intercept form. 2x-2y=10 x+y=3 y=

*asked on April 15, 2007* -
## math,correction,algebra

is this correct: rewrite the equation 4x-10y = 11 as a function of x. My answer: f(x) = 0.4x-1.1 ok

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## math, algebra

How can i solve for this would it best to factor or use the quadratic formula. solve: x^2+2x-8=0 How about for this problem as well: solve : x^2+7x-1 = 0 in the first, can you think of two multipliers of -8 that have a sum of 2?? how about 4 and -2 so it

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## math,algebra,correction

x = (-5 +/-ã85)/10 do you mean -0.5 or -5 is this right? solve by using the quadratic formula: 5x^2+5x=3 i get: x= -0.5 (+/-)((sqrt(85)/(5)) check up on your proper use of the formula I got x = (-5 +/-√85)/10 which, if you want to separate it into two

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## math,algebra

is this correct? solve: 9x^2=14 this is what i did: i divide 9 by both sides x^2=1.6 is this first step right Then take the square root of both sides. x^2=1.6 you said to take the squar root of both sides. so is this correct x = 1.264911

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## math,algebra,help

Is this right: Solve: x^2+16x+60=0 this is what i did: i used the quadratic formula and this is what i ended up with. x = -8 +- (sqrt(16))/(2) Which is -8 +-2 Or you could have factored the quadratic (x+10)(x+6) Which is -8 +-2 Or you could have factored

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## math,help,algebra I

I need help can someone help me get unstuck and let me know if i am correct.thank you. solve by completing the square. 4x^2+2x-3=0 this is what i am doing: i used the quadratic equation. so where i am is in this step: x = (-2 (+-) sqrt (-44))/(8) from this

*asked on April 14, 2007* -
## math,help.algebra

I am stuck form this point i need help. the problem states: A ball is thrown upward from the roof of a building 100 m tall with an initial velocity of 20 m/s. Use this information for exercises 35 to 38. Science and medicine. When will the ball reach a

*asked on April 4, 2007* -
## math,help

Okay i am still trying to understand how to come up with a radical expressions and their applications, and apply to your daily life. I need more examples if any can help me out .... Is there a way of modeling it if i wanted to use a house for instance i

*asked on April 3, 2007* -
## TO THE WEBSITE

i AM REPLYING BACK TO EVERYONE AND TO THE QUESTION OF ANOTHER FELLOW STUDENT ABOUT THIS WEBSITE. THE FOLLOWING: Let me just say WOW.To everyone and all us students are extra lucky to actually have help from each and everyone of you than not knowing what to

*asked on April 2, 2007* -
## math , question

Can someone give me an example of how might anyone apply radical expressions and their applications to the daily life of themselves. Well square root of 25 is 5 now A^2 + B^2 = C^2 We need to see if a box is square. So we measure down one side 3' the the

*asked on April 1, 2007* -
## math

A roof rises 9.75 ft over a horizontal distance of 15.84ft. What is the slope of the roof to the nearest hundredth? I am not sure if i am using the right fomula. i used the slope rise/run therefore i got : 0.6155303 and when rounded to the hundreadths

*asked on April 1, 2007* -
## math, algebra

the problem reads: Write the equation of the line which passes through the point (2,1) and is parallel to another line with equation y = (5)/(2) x + 6 the answer i get is the following is this correct though y = (5)/(2) x - 4 Since your new line is

*asked on March 31, 2007* -
## math

I forgot how to change a decimal to a fraction. i need to change to a fraction the following -2.5 -2 and 5/10 or -25/10 = -5/2 thank you ...and i have to say duhhh to me.

*asked on March 31, 2007* -
## math,help

can someone help me plz...last problem simplify (7 + radical (5))(7- radical (5)) for this one i have no idea (a+b)*(a-b)= a^2 - b^2 memorize that, it is the factors of the difference of squares. In this case, a=7, b= sqrt5 so, it simplifies to 49-5=44 So

*asked on March 29, 2007* -
## math,correction

Can someone help me with these...plz Simplify 2radical (12) + 4 radical (27) if i simplify radical (12) i get 2radical (3) then if i simplify radical (27) i get 3radical (3). so now i don't know if i'm doing this correctly or how to set it up... 2 sqrt 12

*asked on March 29, 2007* -
## math,correction

Problem 48 A garden area is 30ft long and 20ft wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400ft ^2, what is the width of the path? My answer: 2 radical (2)i your answer is correct.. you are very good at this

*asked on March 28, 2007* -
## math,correction

Problem 10 use the quadratic formula to solve each of the following quadratic equations. 2x^2-5x = 3 My answer: solutions are 3 and - (1)/(2) Problem 16 3x^2-2x+1=0 My answer: (2+- radical (-8))/(6)

*asked on March 28, 2007* -
## math,correction

Problem 22 Solve each quadratic equation by completeling the square. x^2 -6x-3 = 0 MY answer: x = 3 +- 2 radical (3) Problem 28 2x^2+10x+11=0 My answer: x = -2.5 +- 0.5 radical (3) Problem 38 Find two consecutive positive integers such that the sum of

*asked on March 28, 2007* -
## math,correction

Solve for x. Problem #22 25x^2 = 13 My answer: x = + - radical (13)/(5) Problem #32 2 (x - 5 )^2 = 3 My answer: x = 5 +- radical (3)/(2) Problem #42 Solve for x x^2+4x+4=7 (hint factor the left-hand side) My answer: x = -2 +- radical (7)

*asked on March 28, 2007* -
## math,help,algebra

Can someone show me how to solve these types of problems. i have two that are driving me nuts.as of now. Problem #1 Simplify: 2radical(12) + 4 radical (27) Problem #2 evaluate if possible the following i am going to describe it in the index it has a 3 then

*asked on March 28, 2007* -
## math,algebra,correction

the direction say to calculate to approximate radical(22) to the nearest hundredth. Using the calculator. so i get this: 4.6904157 so if i round to the nearest hundredth would it then be4.69 only how do you write and equation for this condition: center

*asked on March 27, 2007* -
## MATH,HELP

Including yourself, you have an 11-man squad prepared to build fortifications for the next six hours. It is 98-degrees in the shade. You have directed each soldier to drink one quart of water per hour duing this period. Each individual has two 1-quart

*asked on March 26, 2007*