# randy

Most popular questions and responses by randy-
## Physics

To move a large crate across a rough floor, you push on it with a force at an angle of 21 below the horizontal, as shown in the figure. Find the acceleration of the crate if the applied force is 400 , the mass of the crate is 32 and the coefficient of

*asked on March 6, 2011* -
## Physics

Two horizontal forces, F1-> and F2-> , are acting on a box, but only F1->is shown in the drawing. F2-> can point either to the right or to the left. The box moves only along the x axis. There is no friction between the box and the surface. Suppose that

*asked on February 13, 2013* -
## geometry

The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 square root 3 units long. The length of one side of the triangle is ____ units. 7 14 14 square root 3 7 square root 3 over 2

*asked on January 17, 2012* -
## Chemistry

A selenium atom (Se) would form its most stable ion by the 1. loss of 2 electrons. 2. gain of 1 electron. 3. loss of 1 electron. 4. loss of 7 electrons. 5. gain of 2 electrons. Help please and tell me how you got the answer. Thanks!

*asked on October 29, 2009* -
## Math

sec 7pi/4 without a calculator Find the exact answer

*asked on November 7, 2014* -
## Chemistry

Help with lab report Need Help finishing my lab report.KNOWN VALUES ARE V OF HCL=50ML,M=2.188.V OF NAOH=55.3ML,M=2.088.INTIAL TEMP FOR HCL=22.5C,NAOH IS 23C.this is for part A: Mass of final NACL solution assuming that the density of a 1 M Nacl solution is

*asked on October 26, 2012* -
## physics

consider a pair of planets that find the distance between them is decreased by a factoer of 5. Show that the force between them becomes 25 times as strong?

*asked on November 14, 2008* -
## math

The function f(x) is the number of feet below the surface of the water a diver is at x seconds. After 14 s, the diver reached the maximum distance of 22 ft below the surface of the water. The diver stayed in the water for 20 minutes. What is the

*asked on April 9, 2018* -
## PHYSICS! -need help!-

A potter is shaping a bowl on a a potter’s wheel. The wheel rotaes at a constant angular speed. The frictional force between her hands and the clay is 2.50 N. How large is the torque she produces on the wheel if the diameter of the bowl is 14 cm.

*asked on December 5, 2017* -
## Maths

Determine the effective annual yield (annual percentage yield) for $1 invested for 1 year at 8.5% compounded monthly.

*asked on March 19, 2008* -
## Pre-Calculous (Trig)

The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes.1 Measuring 150 m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When

*asked on October 17, 2014* -
## Algebra II

if y varies directly as x, if y=80 when x=32, find x if y=100

*asked on March 22, 2012* -
## Physics

A small lead ball, attached to a 1.50-m rope, is being whirled in a circle that lies in the vertical plane. The ball is whirled at a constant rate of three revolutions per second and is released on the upward part of the circular motion when it is 0.75 m

*asked on February 26, 2013* -
## geometry

Ray OX bisects angle AOC and angle AOX =42 degrees, angle AOC is: 42 degrees 84 degrees 21 degrees 68 degrees

*asked on January 17, 2012* -
## Physics

At an amusement park, a swimmer uses a water slide to enter the main pool. If the swimmer starts at rest, slides without friction, and descends through a vertical height of 2.41 m, what is her speed at the bottom of the slide?

*asked on March 22, 2011* -
## Physics

A space probe has two engines. Each generates the same amount of force when fired, and the directions of these forces can be independently adjusted. When the engines are fired simultaneously and each applies its force in the same direction, the probe,

*asked on February 13, 2013* -
## Chemistry

What is the percent by mass of C in methyl acetate (C3H6O2)? The molecular weight of carbon is 12.0107 g/mol, of hydrogen 1.00794 g/mol, and of oxygen 15.9994 g/mol. Answer in units of %. Please work it out for me so I totally understand it. Thanks!

*asked on December 6, 2009* -
## PHYSICS! -need help!-

A child pushes tangentially on a small hand driven merry- go- round. She is able to accelerate it from rest to 20 rpm in 10 s. Modeling the merry go round as a uniform disk of radius 3.5 m and mass 800 kg, find the torque required to produce that

*asked on December 5, 2017* -
## Chemistry

What volume of carbon monoxide gas (at STP) is needed when 1.35 Moles of oxygen gas react completely in the following equation. 2CO + O2 > 2CO2 please show your work I'm having trouble with Gas Stoichiometry.

*asked on April 16, 2012* -
## chemistry

Isotonic saline is 0.89% NaCl (w/v). Suppose you wanted to make 1.0 L of isotonic solution of NH4Cl. What mass of NH4Cl would you need? Question 23 options: 1.6 g 8.1 g 8.9 g 54 g

*asked on October 30, 2014* -
## statistics

Assume that about 45% of all U.S. adults try to pad their insurance claims. Suppose that you are the director of an insurance adjustment office. Your office has just received 110 insurance claims to be processed in the next few days. What is the

*asked on September 26, 2010* -
## PHYSICS! -need help!-

A gymnast with a mass of 52 kg stands on the end of a uniform balance beam as shown in the figure. The beam is 5.50 m long and has a mass of 250 kg. Each support is 0.54m from the end of the beam. What is the force on the beam due to support 2?

*asked on December 5, 2017* -
## physics

A jetliner can fly 5.57 hours on a full load of fuel. Without any wind it flies at a speed of 2.43 x 102 m/s. The plane is to make a round-trip by heading due west for a certain distance, turning around, and then heading due east for the return trip.

*asked on October 6, 2011* -
## physics

Driving in your car with a constant speed of 12 m/s, you encounter a bump in the road that has a circular cross-section. If the radius of curvature of the bump is 35 m, find the apparent weight of a 63-kg person in your car as you pass over the top of the

*asked on March 6, 2011* -
## Algebra

I am so lost on these problems. Write a geometric sequence that starts with 3 and has a common ratio of 5. What is the 23rd term in the sequence. Write an arithmetic sequence that has a common difference of 4 and the eighth term is 13. What is the first

*asked on June 17, 2016* -
## Statistics/Probability

So I tried solving the first one and apparently failed miserably, attempted both twice and got it wrong each time and I have one submission attempt left, so any help is definitely appreciated! 1. Hotels R Us has kept the following recordes concerning the

*asked on May 21, 2014* -
## chemistry

How many moles of Cu are needed to react with 3.50 moles of AgNO3?

*asked on October 30, 2010* -
## Math Trig

A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 40 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 120-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite? (Disregard the string sag and

*asked on October 24, 2014* -
## math

the absolute value of an integer is always greater than the integer. True or False?

*asked on January 27, 2012* -
## chemistry

The conversion factor relating miles to meters is 1 mile= 1610m The speed of light is 3.00×10^8 m/s. How fast is this in miles per hour (miles/h \rm miles/h)?

*asked on September 8, 2013* -
## math

Which characteristic is correct for the function f(x)=−2x3+3x ? neither even nor odd even both even and odd odd

*asked on April 9, 2018* -
## Math

True or false and if false write a true statement 1. A right triangle has three right angles. 2. A triangle that has three sides of the same length is an equilateral triangle. 3. An obtuse triangle has two angles that are acute. 4. In a right triangle the

*asked on January 24, 2015* -
## physics

A ball is thrown straight upward and returns to the thrower's hand after 2.75 s in the air. A second ball thrown at an angle of 34.0° with the horizontal reaches the same maximum height as the first ball. (a) At what speed was the first ball thrown? ____

*asked on June 5, 2018* -
## physics

The angular speed of a rotor in a centrifuge increases from 428 to 1400 rad/s in a time of 6.26 s. (a) Obtain the angle through which the rotor turns. (b) What is the magnitude of the angular acceleration?

*asked on July 7, 2015* -
## Science

Nathaniel is driving his sports car down a four lane highway at 40m/s. He comes up behind a slow moving dumptruck and decides to pass it in the left hand lane. If Nathaniel can accelerate at 5m/s^2, how long will it take for him to reach the speed of

*asked on January 14, 2013* -
## Math

1) what is the length of the diagonal of a square whose sides are 3 inches long. A. 9 inches B. 3 square root 2 inches**** C. 6 inches D. 18 inches 2) which set of measure could be the side lengths of a right triangle? A. 0.9 cm, 1.2 cm, 1.5 cm B. 4 in, 4

*asked on December 6, 2012* -
## chemistry

the heat of fusion water is335 J/g. The heat of evaporization of water is 2.26 kJ/g, the specific heat of ice is 2.05 J/Deg/g, the specific heat of steam is 2.08 J/deg/g and the specific heat of liquid water is 4.184 J/deg/g. How much heat would be needed

*asked on April 24, 2012* -
## MicroEconomics (please help)

Can someone please help me with the following questions? thanks a lot 1. The cranberry market is perfectly competitive. Reports that consuming cranberries can lead to improved health result in a permanent increase in the demand for cranberries and an

*asked on December 10, 2006* -
## math

a car weighing 15000N rounds a curve of 60m. radius banked at angle of 30 degrees.find the frictional force acting on the tires when the car is travelling at 100kph.The coefficient of friction between the tires and the road is 0.90.

*asked on February 23, 2013* -
## physics

A log is floating on swiftly moving water. A stone is dropped from rest from a 84-m-high bridge and lands on the log as it passes under the bridge. If the log moves with a constant speed of 3.6 m/s, what is the horizontal distance between the log and the

*asked on September 8, 2010* -
## Math

please help how would i find the unit rate of $112 in 8 Hrs

*asked on January 9, 2008* -
## Trig / Calc

What angle (in degrees) corresponds to 18.96 rotations around the unit circle? Enter the exact decimal answer.

*asked on October 23, 2014* -
## chemistry

While in Europe, if you drive 105km per day, how much money would you spend on gas in one week if gas costs 1.10 euros per liter and your car's gas mileage is 22.0mi/gal? Assume that 1euro = 1.26 dollars.

*asked on September 8, 2013* -
## physics

Meteorites from Mars Several meteorites found in Antarctica are believed to have come from Mars, including the famous ALH84001 meteorite that some believe contains fossils of ancient life on Mars. Meteorites from Mars are thought to get to Earth by being

*asked on April 28, 2011* -
## physics

Show that for 1 kg of pure gold the volume of water displaced is 51.8 cm^3 I know that the density of pure gold is 19.32 gm/cm^3 so 1 kg/19.32 gm/cm^3= 0.05175 ? I have come along way with this problem and feel like I am close, but now I need help. How do

*asked on November 21, 2008* -
## ALGEBRA

What are the odds in favor of drawing face card from an ordinary deck of cards? to

*asked on May 23, 2012* -
## math

Ray OX bisects angle AOC and angle AOX =42 degrees, angle AOC is: 42 degrees 84 degrees 21 degrees 68 degrees

*asked on January 16, 2012* -
## chemistry

Suppose that the microwave radiation has a wavelength of 10.8 cm. How many photons are required to heat 225 mL of coffee from 25.0*C to 62.0*C ? Assume that the coffee has the same density, 0.997 g/mL , and specific heat capacity, 4.184 J/(gK), as water

*asked on October 25, 2010* -
## Physics! Need help!

A 60 kg block slides along the top of a 100 kg block. The lighter block has an acceleration of 3.4 m/s2 when a horizontal force F= 370 N is applied. Assuming there is no friction between the bottom 100 kg block and the horizontal frictionless surface but

*asked on October 8, 2017* -
## Physics

A bicyclist rides 2.78 km due east, while the resistive force from the air has a magnitude of 6.52 N and points due west. The rider then turns around and rides 2.78 km due west, back to her starting point. The resistive force from the air on the return

*asked on February 26, 2013* -
## math

1. find the lateral area of a right prism whose altitude measures 20 cm and whose base is a square with a width 7 cm long. 2. the volume of a rectangular solid is 5376 cubic meters, and the base is 24 meters by 16 meters. find the height of the solid. 3. a

*asked on January 7, 2012* -
## physics

A bat at rest sends out ultrasonic sound waves at 51.1 and receives them returned from an object moving directly away from it at 22.3 .

*asked on November 16, 2011* -
## Word Problem

Assume that the mathematical model C(x) = 16x + 130 represents the cost C, in hundreds of dollars, for a certain manufacturer to produce x items. How many items x can be manufactured while keeping costs between $525,000 and $781,000? Thanks in advance!

*asked on February 18, 2009* -
## -!!Physics!!- Really need help with this!

Three carts are moving on a frictionless horizontal track as shown in the figure. The 4.00 kg cart is moving to the right with a speed of 7.0 m/s, the 10.0 kg cart is also moving to the right with a speed of 6.0 m/s while the 3.00 kg cart moves to the left

*asked on November 3, 2017* -
## English

Which of the following is unimportant for an introduction in formal or academic writing? 1.Entertaining the audience. 2.Establishing the key point the piece of writing will make 3.Discussing your opinion on the topic for at least three sentences.

*asked on April 25, 2016* -
## math - integers

4. The temperature is falling 3 degrees per hour. How many degrees has it fallen altogether from 12 noon to 12 midnight?

*asked on February 7, 2012* -
## geometry

The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 square root 3 units long. The length of one side of the triangle is ____ units. 7 14 14 square root 3 7 square root 3 over 2

*asked on January 16, 2012* -
## Physics! NEED HELP!

A 40 kg girl runs up a flight of stairs that is 34 m high. How much work does this require?

*asked on October 19, 2017* -
## Physics!

A 40 kg girl runs up a flight of stairs that is 34 m high. How much work does this require?

*asked on October 19, 2017* -
## chemistry

The solubility of Na3(PO4) is 0.025 M. What is the Ksp of sodium phosphate?

*asked on November 11, 2015* -
## ECON 4346

4-The three fundamental economic questions of what, how, and for whom: a-exist because of scarcity. b-are much more serious in a socialist system. c-are not serious in a capitalistic system. d-are not relevant in the industrialized world of today. 5-When

*asked on September 19, 2012* -
## Biology

the biome with the fewest seasonal changes is?

*asked on October 29, 2011* -
## Statistics

How do frequency tables, relative frequencies, and histograms showing relative frequencies help us understand sampling distributions? A. They help us to measure or estimate of the likelihood of a certain statistic falling within the class bounds. B. They

*asked on September 26, 2010* -
## chemistry

A sprinter set a high school record in track and field, running 200.0 m in 20.9s . What is the average speed of the sprinter in kilometers per hour

*asked on September 8, 2013* -
## math

If pump A and pump B work together, they can fill a pool in 4 hours. Pump A, working alone, takes 6 hours to fill the pool. How long would it take pump B, working alone, to fill the pool?

*asked on January 31, 2013* -
## chemistry

the heat of vaporization of water is 2.26kJ/g. how much heat is needed to change 2.55 g of water to steam?

*asked on April 20, 2012* -
## physics

Object A, which has mass m and a velocity Voi,collides with the Object B,which has mass 2m and a velocity 1/2Voj.Following the collision ,object B has a velocity of 1/4Voi.(a) Determine the velocity of object A after the collision.(b) Is the collision

*asked on October 29, 2009* -
## calculus

When an oil well burns, sediment is carried up into the air by the flames and is eventually deposited on the ground. Less sediment is deposited further away from the well. Experimental evidence indicates that the density (in tons per square mile) at a

*asked on February 19, 2015* -
## physics

a boy of mass 40kg and a girl of 30kg play on a see saw of negligible weight.if the boy sits 270cm from the pivot of the see-saw where must the girl sit to make it balance

*asked on February 8, 2015* -
## Statistics

*Give all probabilities to two decimal places. Three daily newspapers are published in a large city. Suppose we have the following facts about the people in the city: 60% read Newspaper A. 34% read Newspaper C. 72% read Newspaper A or Newspaper B. 18% read

*asked on March 12, 2013* -
## Physics

The drawing shows a skateboarder moving at 5.40 m/s along a horizontal section of a track that is slanted upward by 48.9 ° above the horizontal at its end, which is 0.582 m above the ground. When she leaves the track, she follows the characteristic path

*asked on February 26, 2013* -
## physics

A golfer hits a shot to a green that is elevated 3.0 m above the point where the ball is struck. The ball leaves the club at a speed of 16.8 m/s at an angle of 30.0¢ª above the horizontal. It rises to its maximum height and then falls down to the green.

*asked on October 6, 2011* -
## physics

Find the minimum kinetic energy needed for a 3.7×104-kg rocket to escape the Moon.

*asked on April 28, 2011* -
## Physics

When you push a 1.82-kg book resting on a tabletop, it takes 2.30 N to start the book sliding. Once it is sliding, however, it takes only 1.46 N to keep the book moving with constant speed. Q1. What is the coefficient of static friction between the book

*asked on March 7, 2011* -
## physics

A force is given by Fx=Ax^-3, where A=8.0 N*m^3.(a) For positive values of x,does the potential energy associated with this force increase or decrease with increasing x?(You can determine the answer to this question by imagining what happens to a particle

*asked on October 28, 2009* -
## Chemistry

A 27.4 g sample of metal X requires 131 calories of energy to heat it from 10.0◦C to 90.0◦C. Calculate the specific heat of metal X. Answer in units of J/g ·◦ C. Any help would be greatly appreciated

*asked on October 11, 2009* -
## chemistry

Question:A solution of AgNO3 (45 mL/0.45 M) was mixed with solution of NaCl (85 mL/1.35 x 10-2 M) a) Calculate the ion product of the potential precipitate. My answer: mol AgNO3 = M x L = 0.45 M x 0.045 M = 0.02025 mol NaCl = M x L = 0.0135 M x 0.085 L =

*asked on April 18, 2008* -
## Statistics

A box contains five numbered balls (1,2,2,3 and 4). We will randomly select two balls from the box (without replacement). (a) The outcome of interest is the number on each of the two balls we select. List the complete sample space of outcomes. (b) What is

*asked on March 12, 2013* -
## chemistry

the heat of fusion of water is 335 J/g. How much heat would be required to melt 97.8 g of ice

*asked on April 24, 2012* -
## math

A student invests two sums of money at 3% and 4% interest, receiving a total of $110 in interest after 1 year. Twice as much money is invested at 4% than at 3%. Find the amount invested at each interest rate. Where do I even begin with this?

*asked on March 13, 2012* -
## physics

When you take your 1000-kg car out for a spin, you go around a corner of radius 57 m with a speed of 11 m/s. The coefficient of static friction between the car and the road is 0.88. Assuming your car doesn't skid, what is the force exerted on it by static

*asked on March 6, 2011* -
## statistics

A USU today survey found that of the gun owners surveyed 275 favor stricter gun laws. Test the claim that the majority (more than 50%) of gun owners favor stricter gun laws. Use a .05 significance level.

*asked on December 7, 2010* -
## PHYSICS! -need help!-

A combination of an applied force and a frictional force produce a constant total torque of 38 N-m on a wheel rotating about a fixed axis. This combined force acts for 8 s, during which the wheel’s angular speed increases from 0 to 12 rad/s. Find the

*asked on December 5, 2017* -
## math

How many thousands of people live in Boston ma.if population is 617,594

*asked on September 17, 2014* -
## Physics

The concepts in this problem are similar to those in Multiple-Concept Example 4, except that the force doing the work in this problem is the tension in the cable. A rescue helicopter lifts a 72.4-kg person straight up by means of a cable. The person has an

*asked on February 26, 2013* -
## Homework test

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 70% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.

*asked on June 17, 2012* -
## physics

An automobile starts from rest and accelerates to a final velocity in two stages along a straight road. Each stage occupies the same amount of time. In stage 1, the magnitude of the car's acceleration is 2.03 m/s2. The magnitude of the car's velocity at

*asked on October 3, 2011* -
## Chemistry

If 5.27 mol of ethane (C2H6) undergo combus-tion according to the unbalanced equation C2H6 + O2 −! CO2 + H2O, how much oxygen is required? Answer in units of mol. Thanks!

*asked on January 18, 2010* -
## physics

if two carts, one twice as massive as the other, fly apart when a compressed spring that joins them is released. How fast does the heavier cart roll compared to the lighter cart?

*asked on November 14, 2008* -
## chemistry

What is the pH of a buffer solution that has CH3CO2H=0.68 M and CH3CO2- =0.58 M, and has 0.01 M concentration of H2SO4 added to it? Ka of acetic acid is 1.8x10-5

*asked on November 11, 2015* -
## math

order the numbers from least to greatest. _ 1 4/5, 1.78, 1 5/6, 7/4, 1.7, 1 8/11 I am confused on going back and forth between decimals and fractions.

*asked on September 11, 2014* -
## Physics

A person pushes a 23.5-kg shopping cart at a constant velocity for a distance of 30.3 m on a flat horizontal surface. She pushes in a direction 31.5 ° below the horizontal. A 37.3-N frictional force opposes the motion of the cart. (a) What is the

*asked on February 26, 2013* -
## ALGEBRA

What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if you live in a state that has one numeral followed by two letters followed by four numerals? (Round to the nearest whole percent.)

*asked on May 21, 2012* -
## chemistry

a salt solution is evaporated to dryness. If 25.7 g of the solution leaves 1,949 mg of dry salt, what is the percent concentration (w/w) of the salt in the solution

*asked on April 29, 2012* -
## ALGEBRA

Solve the exponential equation. Give the exact value for x. (Express all logarithmic functions in terms of ln(x) in your answer.) text((a) ) e^x = 10 x = text((b) ) e^x = 2.0 x = text((c) ) e^x = 37.9 x =

*asked on April 25, 2012* -
## ALGEBRA

The product of two consecutive positive even numbers is 528. What are the numbers? (Enter solutions from smallest to largest.) and

*asked on April 25, 2012* -
## Chemistry

a 3.67L flask is filled with carbon monoxide at 27 degrees C until the pressure is 1.27 atm. Calculate the total pressure after 3.42 moles of carbon dioxide has been added to the flask. (R=0.082 L-atm/K mol)

*asked on April 11, 2012* -
## chemistry

Calculate the partial pressure of propane in a mixture that contains equal numbers of of moles of propane (C3H8) and butane (C4H10) at 20 degrees C and 844 mmHg. (R=0.082 L-atm/K mol)

*asked on April 10, 2012* -
## physics

consider a massless cord attached at both ends to hooks in a ceiling. A 20 kg mass is then suspended from the first cord by a second cors. The angles made by the cord with the ceiling are 40 degrees (left angle) and 25 degrees (right angle). Find the

*asked on November 20, 2006* -
## English

I have to write an essay for Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. The question says in some works of literature a character who appears brifely or doesn't appear at all is a significant presence. Show how such a character functions in the work. You may wish

*asked on November 14, 2006*