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trigonometry
The sprockets and chain of a bicycle are shown in the figure. The pedal sprocket has a radius of 4 in., the wheel sprocket a radius of 2 in., and the wheel a radius of 13 in. The cyclist pedals at 45 rpm. (a) Find the angular speed of the wheel sprocket.
asked on November 29, 2012 
trigonometry
The wheels of a car have radius 11 in. and are rotating at 800 rpm. Find the speed of the car in mi/h. mi/h
asked on November 26, 2012 
trigonometry
A truck with 48in.diameter wheels is traveling at 45 mi/h. (a) Find the angular speed of the wheels in rad/min. rad/min (b) How many revolutions per minute do the wheels make? rev/min
asked on November 26, 2012 
physics
A skier starts from rest at the top of a hill that is inclined at 9.5° with respect to the horizontal. The hillside is 225 m long, and the coefficient of friction between snow and skis is 0.0750. At the bottom of the hill, the snow is level and the
asked on October 12, 2012 
physics
A small ferryboat is 4.00 m wide and 6.00 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks an additional 4.50 cm into the river. What is the weight of the truck?
asked on January 26, 2013 
math
A rectangle has an area of 15 m2. Find a function that models its perimeter P in terms of the length x of one of its sides.
asked on October 5, 2012 
physics
(a) Calculate the mass flow rate (in grams per second) of blood (ρ = 1.0 g/cm3) in an aorta with a crosssectional area of 2.0 cm2 if the flow speed is 35 cm/s. g/s (b) Assume that the aorta branches to form a large number of capillaries with a combined
asked on January 26, 2013 
physics
A 52kg pole vaulter running at 12 m/s vaults over the bar. Her speed when she is above the bar is 0.7 m/s. Neglect air resistance, as well as any energy absorbed by the pole, and determine her altitude as she crosses the bar.
asked on October 12, 2012 
physics
A 7.80g bullet moving at 520 m/s penetrates a tree trunk to a depth of 4.60 cm. (a) Use work and energy considerations to find the average frictional force that stops the bullet. N (b) Assuming the frictional force is constant, determine how much time
asked on October 10, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Find the APR for the following loan (monthly payments). (Round your answer to the nearest full percent.) Purchase a refrigerator for $2,100 at 20% addon interest for 3 years.
asked on May 18, 2012 
math
The height of a cylinder is three times its radius. Find a function that models the volume V of the cylinder in terms of its radius r.
asked on October 5, 2012 
physics
A horizontal 790N merrygoround of radius 1.30 m is started from rest by a constant horizontal force of 50 N applied tangentially to the merrygoround. Find the kinetic energy of the merrygoround after 2.0 s. (Assume it is a solid cylinder.) J
asked on November 30, 2012 
physics
The total crosssectional area of the loadbearing calcified portion of the two forearm bones (radius and ulna) is approximately 2.0 cm2. During a car crash, the forearm is slammed against the dashboard. The arm comes to rest from an initial speed of 80
asked on January 26, 2013 
physics
A dentist's drill starts from rest. After 2.50 s of constant angular acceleration it turns at a rate of 3.0 104 rev/min. (a) Find the drill's angular acceleration. rad/s2 (b) Determine the angle (in radians) through which the drill rotates during this
asked on November 14, 2012 
physics
Water flowing through a garden hose of diameter 2.73 cm fills a 25.0L bucket in 1.20 min. (a) What is the speed of the water leaving the end of the hose? m/s (b) A nozzle is now attached to the end of the hose. If the nozzle diameter is onethird the
asked on January 26, 2013 
physics
A 280N sphere 0.20 m in radius rolls without slipping 6.0 m down a ramp that is inclined at 25° with the horizontal. What is the angular speed of the sphere at the bottom of the slope if it starts from rest? rad/s
asked on November 30, 2012 
physics
Use the data of this table to find the point between Earth and the Sun at which an object can be placed so that the net gravitational force exerted by Earth and Sun on this object is zero.
asked on November 14, 2012 
physics
A 2.1 103kg car starts from rest at the top of a 5.9mlong driveway that is inclined at 19° with the horizontal. If an average friction force of 4.0 103 N impedes the motion, find the speed of the car at the bottom of the driveway. m/s
asked on October 12, 2012 
physics
Tarzan swings on a 34.0mlong vine initially inclined at an angle of 33.0° with the vertical. (a) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he starts from rest? m/s (b) What is his speed at the bottom of the swing if he pushes off with a speed of
asked on October 10, 2012 
math
A right triangle has one leg four times as long as the other. Find a function that models its perimeter P in terms of the length x of the shorter leg.
asked on October 5, 2012 
physics
A car is designed to get its energy from a rotating flywheel (solid disk) with a radius of 1.00 m and a mass of 600 kg. Before a trip, the flywheel is attached to an electric motor, which brings the flywheel's rotational speed up to 4,000 rev/min. (a) Find
asked on November 30, 2012 
calculus 1
If f(x) = 9x2 − x3, find f'(2) and use it to find an equation of the tangent line to the curve y = 9x2 − x3 at the point (2, 28).
asked on January 31, 2013 
trigonometry
Prove cotx1/cotx+1=1sin2x/cos2x
asked on December 9, 2012 
physics
An electric motor rotating a workshop grinding wheel at a rate of 9.80 101 rev/min is switched off. Assume the wheel has a constant negative angular acceleration of magnitude 2.00 rad/s2. (a) How long does it take for the grinding wheel to stop? s (b)
asked on November 14, 2012 
math
The sum of two positive numbers is 90. Find a function that models their product P in terms of x, one of the numbers.
asked on October 5, 2012 
math Please HElp
The minute hand on a watch is 7 mm long and the hour hand is 4 mm long. How fast is the distance between the tips of the hands changing at one o'clock? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
asked on February 26, 2013 
math
The volume of a cone is 190 in3. Find a function that models the height h of the cone in terms of its radius r.
asked on October 5, 2012 
physics
A skier of mass 74 kg is pulled up a slope by a motordriven cable. (a) How much work is required to pull him 90 m up a 30° slope (assumed frictionless) at a constant speed of 3.0 m/s? J (b) What power (expressed in hp) must a motor have to perform this
asked on October 12, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Calculate the monthly finance charge for the following credit card transaction. Assume that it takes 10 days for a payment to be received and recorded and that the month is 30 days long. Assume 365 days in a year. (Round your answer to the nearest cent.)
asked on May 18, 2012 
physics
A 650kg elevator starts from rest and moves upward for 2.80 s with constant acceleration until it reaches its cruising speed, 1.64 m/s. (a) What is the average power of the elevator motor during this period? W (b) How does this amount of power compare
asked on October 12, 2012 
ALGEBRA
If $695 is invested in an account that earns 21.75%, compounded annually, what will the account balance be after 15 years? (Round your answer to the nearest c
asked on May 18, 2012 
ALGEBRA
A certain lock has three tumblers, and each tumbler can assume seven positions. How many different possibilities are there?
asked on May 16, 2012 
physics
A 1,080N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force of 290 N at an angle of 20.0° below the horizontal, as shown in the figure (a) below. (a) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor? (b)
asked on October 2, 2012 
ALGEBRA
If $835 is invested in an account that earns annual interest of 4.5%, compounded semiannually, what will the account balance be after 13 years? (Round your answer to the nearest cent.)
asked on May 19, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Many states offer personalized license plates. California, for example, allows personalized plates with seven spaces for numerals or letters, or one of the following four symbols. What is the total number of license plates possible using this counting
asked on May 16, 2012 
ALGEBRA
A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. 57 said they drove alone. 29 rode in a carpool. 30 rode public transportation. 6 used both carpools and public transportation. 9 used both a
asked on May 10, 2012 
ALGEBRA
In a recent survey of 100 women, the following information was gathered. 36 use shampoo A. 37 use shampoo B. 38 use shampoo C. 14 use shampoos A and B. 8 use shampoos A and C. 9 use shampoos B and C. 3 use all three. Use the figure to answer the question
asked on May 10, 2012 
calculus 1
particle moves along a straight line with equation of motion s = f(t), where s is measured in meters and t in seconds. Find the velocity and speed when t = 6. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) f(t) = t−1 − t velocity m/s speed m/s
asked on January 31, 2013 
physics
A dockworker loading crates on a ship finds that a 21kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 70N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 51 N is required to keep it moving
asked on October 2, 2012 
math
A poster is 12 inches longer than it is wide. Find a function that models its area A in terms of its width w.
asked on October 5, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Find the future value, using the future value formula and a calculator. (Give your answer to the nearest cent.) $44.01 at 6.5% compounded semiannually for 2 years
asked on May 18, 2012 
physics
A 3.00kg block starts from rest at the top of a 27.5° incline and slides 2.00 m down the incline in 1.20 s. (a) Find the acceleration of the block. m/s2 (b) Find the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the incline. (c) Find the
asked on October 2, 2012 
calculus 1
Differentiate. f(x) = 8 − x^ex/x + ex f '(x) =
asked on February 8, 2013 
physics
A block of mass 2.50 kg is pushed 2.80 m along a frictionless horizontal table by a constant 12.0 N force directed 25.0° below the horizontal. (a) Determine the work done by the applied force. J (b) Determine the work done by the normal force exerted by
asked on October 10, 2012 
physics
It has been suggested that rotating cylinders about 12 mi long and 4.1 mi in diameter be placed in space and used as colonies. What angular speed must such a cylinder have so that the centripetal acceleration at its surface equals the freefall
asked on November 14, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Determine the comparable interest rate for a $80,000 loan when the quoted information is 12.1% + 0.5 pt + $300. (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
asked on May 18, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Calculate the monthly finance charge for the following credit card transaction. Assume that it takes 10 days for a payment to be received and recorded and that the month is 30 days long. (Round your answer to the nearest cent.) $300 balance, 18% rate, $250
asked on May 17, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Find the amount of compound interest earned in an account that opens with $29,000, earns 7.5% interest compounded daily, and is held for 5 years. Assume 360 days in a year. (Round your answer to the nearest cent.)
asked on May 19, 2012 
ALGEBRA
In a recent survey of 100 women, the following information was gathered. 36 use shampoo A. 46 use shampoo B. 37 use shampoo C. 19 use shampoos A and B. 11 use shampoos A and C. 10 use shampoos B and C. 9 use all three. How many are using shampoos A and C,
asked on May 10, 2012 
social
T/F 1.Socialist feminism combines radical and Marxist principles in explaining the nature and causes of crime.
asked on December 6, 2009 
calculus 1
Evaluate the limit limit t^4 − 625/t^3 − 125 t → 5
asked on January 22, 2013 
physics
A skier starts from rest at the top of a hill that is inclined at 9.5° with respect to the horizontal. The hillside is 225 m long, and the coefficient of friction between snow and skis is 0.0750. At the bottom of the hill, the snow is level and the
asked on October 12, 2012 
ALGEBRA
a) What is the sum of the first 70 consecutive odd numbers? Tell whether it illustrates inductive or deductive reasoning. inductive reasoning deductive reasoning What is the sum of the first 1,400 consecutive odd numbers? Tell whether it illustrates
asked on May 16, 2012 
math
Find an equation for the ellipse that satisfies the given conditions. Length of major axis 6, length of minor axis 4, foci on yaxis
asked on November 10, 2012 
physics
A block of mass 2.50 kg is pushed 2.80 m along a frictionless horizontal table by a constant 12.0 N force directed 25.0° below the horizontal. (a) Determine the work done by the applied force. J (b) Determine the work done by the normal force exerted by
asked on October 12, 2012 
ALGEBRA
From a survey of 100 college students, a marketing research company found that 70 students owned iPhones, 30 owned cars, and 15 owned both cars and iPhones. (a) How many students owned either a car or an iPhone (but not both)? students (b) How many
asked on May 16, 2012 
ALGEBRA
Give the numbers of elements in the regions marked I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII in the figure. U = 220, A = 20, B = 14, C = 12 A∩B = 2, A∩C = 2, B∩C = 6, A∩B∩C = 1  I  =  II  =  III  =  IV  =  V  =  VI  =  VII  =
asked on May 11, 2012 
Significant digits
round 799.9696 to 4 significant figures
asked on February 6, 2013 
Algebra
Factor completely. 6z3 – 27z2 + 12z State which method should be applied as the first step for factoring the polynomial.
asked on May 13, 2007 
social
T/F 1.Marxist feminists emphasize that class is secondary to the concept of gender in their analyses of crime in a sexist capitalist society.
asked on December 6, 2009 
math
round 799.9696 to 4 significant figures
asked on February 6, 2013

physics
Hooke's law describes a certain light spring of unstretched length 32.0 cm. When one end is attached to the top of a door frame and a 5.40kg object is hung from the other end, the length of the spring is 46.5 cm. (a) Find its spring constant. kN/m (b) The
posted on October 12, 2012 
college algebra
(x+2)(x^22x+4)(x2)(x^2+2x+4)
posted on October 5, 2012