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 Question 121033: Catapults fire projectiles that form a parabolic path. The height(h) in metres above the ground t seconds after the projectile leaves the catapult is given by the formula h=-4.9t^2 +4.2t+8.Use the quadratic formula to find the length of time the projectile is in the air before it hits the ground. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 121094: Can you help me solve this problem using the quadratic formula? 6x^2 + 3x - 18 = 0 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121101: What is the equation of the axis of symmetry of the function y=-2(x+3)^2+1? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121103: For what values of k will kx^2+kx+2=0 have two equal real roots? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121106: What function represents the geometric sequence ( 3,15,75,375,...)? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 121116: We have to measure the distance from the diagonal of our computer screen and to the nearest tenth of centimeter or sixteenth of an inch. Measure the height of the screen along the vertical as well. I came up the measurements of 19 for the diagonal and 12 for the height and 14 for the horizontal. Could you please help me solve? I measured and got 14 for my height and my measurements are off? Please help Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121029: Old MacDonald wants to build a rectangular pen for his animals. He has 40 m of fencing and he plans to use the barn as one side for his pen. What dimensions will give him a maximum area? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121125: PLEASE I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION. I BELIEVE THAT THIS ONE HAS A DISCRIMINANT CALCULATE THE VALUE OF THE DISCRIMINANT OF X^2+4X+4=0 THIS PROBLEM IS FROM COLLEGE ALGEBRA WOOKBOOK Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121164: For a function of the form y=a(b)^x to produce a decay curve, what must be true about b? (Assume a is greater than 0): (a)b is less than 0 (b) b is greater than 0 (c) 0 is less than b is less than 1 (d) b is greater than 1. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121165: Which of the following functions represents a person who processes a certain medication more quickly than another person? (a) A=30(0.2)^t ,(b) A=30(0.4)^t , (c) A=30(12)^t (d) A=30(14)^t ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)
 Question 121165: Which of the following functions represents a person who processes a certain medication more quickly than another person? (a) A=30(0.2)^t ,(b) A=30(0.4)^t , (c) A=30(12)^t (d) A=30(14)^t ? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121170: Clyde purchases a new car for \$18000.If the car's value depreciates by 8% annually, what will be the car's value after 5 years? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121174: The radioactive isotope mathium-411 is a gas that decays exponentially with time as described by the equation A=P(1/2)^t/48,where A is the amount of mathium-411 present at a given time,P is the initial amount of mathium-411,and t is the time in minutes. If the initial amount of mathium-411 was 80g,how much would remain after 2 hours? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121177: What are the coordinates of the focal point of y=3(5)^x-1 +-2? ( this + -2 is not part of the exponent). Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121176: Using the following sequence,determine what type of function describes the sequence. Once you determine the type of function, find the function algebraically: (4,9,17,28,42,59,...) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121169: Donny borrows \$20 from his brother Mike at a daily interest rate of 5%. How much will he owe his brother after 14 days? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121167: The graph of an exponential function of the form y=a(b)^x passes through the points (1,2.8) and (2,3.92). What is the value of b? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57223)

 Question 121202: I have to find the line of symmetry equation for a graph. The equation was vertex is (-2,-9) and minimum parabola. Can you help me to find the equation for this line of symmetry? The equation was: x(sq)+4x-5=0 There is no ISBN number on this it is an online course. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 121224: Please help! I need to be able to do this type of problem for my Chemistry II class and its been a little while since I've had this type of math... ((1.8*10^-3)/(9.0*10^-4))^X = ((6.4*10^-1)/(8.0*10^-2)) In case this is confusing the way it is written out, on the left side of the equation the entire division problem is raised to the power of x. I know this is a quadratic problem, where I have to get to ax^2 + bx + c = 0, then go on and plug the numbers into the quadratic formula. I'm having trouble getting it into this form though. The professor said that the final answer is 3, but I havent been able to get that on my own. I'd appreciate if anyone could give me a step-by-step explanation of how to do this, so that I can go on to do the other similar problems on my own. Thanks a lot! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 121224: Please help! I need to be able to do this type of problem for my Chemistry II class and its been a little while since I've had this type of math... ((1.8*10^-3)/(9.0*10^-4))^X = ((6.4*10^-1)/(8.0*10^-2)) In case this is confusing the way it is written out, on the left side of the equation the entire division problem is raised to the power of x. I know this is a quadratic problem, where I have to get to ax^2 + bx + c = 0, then go on and plug the numbers into the quadratic formula. I'm having trouble getting it into this form though. The professor said that the final answer is 3, but I havent been able to get that on my own. I'd appreciate if anyone could give me a step-by-step explanation of how to do this, so that I can go on to do the other similar problems on my own. Thanks a lot! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 121241: ((0.5-2x)(0.16-x))/(0.3 + x) = (1.2)(10^-2) I know the answers to this are 0.279 and 0.137, but everytime I work out the problem I get something completely different. I'd really appreciate if someone could help me get this into ax^2 +bx+c=0 form and then into the quadratic formula. Thanks a lot! Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6614)

 Question 121292: 37 = x + x-3 + .5x I have to solve it. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 121335: Can you please help me understand the method of arriving at the answer of this problem? Thank you. In my textbook this was the exercise question Write the product in standard form: (2+3i)(2-i) The answer in the back of the book was X= -4 +or- the sqrt of the fraction 8/3. I don't understand how they arrived at this answer. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 121335: Can you please help me understand the method of arriving at the answer of this problem? Thank you. In my textbook this was the exercise question Write the product in standard form: (2+3i)(2-i) The answer in the back of the book was X= -4 +or- the sqrt of the fraction 8/3. I don't understand how they arrived at this answer. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 121335: Can you please help me understand the method of arriving at the answer of this problem? Thank you. In my textbook this was the exercise question Write the product in standard form: (2+3i)(2-i) The answer in the back of the book was X= -4 +or- the sqrt of the fraction 8/3. I don't understand how they arrived at this answer. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6614)

 Question 121334: Can you please help me understand the method of arriving at the answer of this problem? Thank you. In my textbook this was the exercise question Write the product in standard form: (2+3i)(2-i) The answer in the back of the book was X= -4 +or- the sqrt of the fraction 8/3. I don't understand how they arrived at this answer. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 121328: A quadratic function has x-intercepts at (-8,0) and (2,0). What is the transformational form of the function if the minimum y value is -3? a) y=3/25(x+3)^2-3 b) 25/3(y+3)=(x+3)^2 c) 25/3(y-3)=(x-3)^2 d) 3/25(y-3)=(x-3)^2 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 121168: What function represents the data in the following tables? a) x-0,1,2,3 y-24,12,6,3 b) x-0,3,6,9 y-5,10,20,40 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 121356: Use the quadratic formula to solve 2x squared - 5x = 3 3x squared - 2x + 1 = 0 Click here to see answer by jaymore(5)

 Question 121358: Solve. A garden area is 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400 feet squared, what is the width of the path? Click here to see answer by jaymore(5)

 Question 121306: There are two rectangular plots of land, A and B. The difference between the length and the width of A is 3 m. The length of A is 8 m more than that of B; the width of A is 5 m less than the width of B and the area of B is 250 m squared more than half the area of A. Find lengths and widths of A and B. Formula given: Area of B - 1/2 Area of A = 250 Click here to see answer by jaymore(5)

 Question 121355: Solve. Find 2 consecutive positive integers such that the sum of their squares is 85. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121354: Solve by completeing the square. x squared - 6x -3 = 0 2x squared + 10x + 11 = 0 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121353: solve the equation for x by factoring the left-hand side. x squared + 4x + 4 = 7 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 121352: Solve the equations for x. 25x squared = 13 2(x-5)squared = 3 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)