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 logarithm/436308: I have a formula that has 20*log(10) in it and I am confused as to what log would be in this formula. Can you please help me with this? 1 solutions Answer 301876 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 16:26:54 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! You have to read equations like this carefully. Remember that logs are exponents The left side is saying that the right side is a log which is an exponent, so is a log. The base is assumed to be . So far you have . This is equal to whatever is in the parentheses, or . So you have . So, must be
 Evaluation_Word_Problems/436337: a farmer was paid 7500\$ for shipment of 2500 chickens. how much should they recieve for a shipment of 4000 chickens? 1 solutions Answer 301873 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 16:17:26 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! dollars/chicken (chickens)x(dollars/chicken) They should receive \$12,000
 Miscellaneous_Word_Problems/436332: Soybean is 18% protein Cornmeal is 9% protein How many lbs of each should be mixed together to get 360-lb mixture that is 12% protein?1 solutions Answer 301872 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 16:14:15 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = pounds of soybean needed Let = pounds of cornmeal needed given: = protein in soybeans = protein in cornmeal (1) (2) ----------------------- (2) (2) (2) (2) Multiply both sides of (1) by and subtract (1) from (2) (2) (1) and (1) 120 pounds of soybeans are needed 240 pounds of cornmeal are needed check answer: (2) (2) (2) OK
 percentage/436245: A shopkeeper sold two articles for \$ 48 each. He made a 25 % profit on one article and loss of 20 % on the other on cost. What was his net gain or loss on the sale of the two articles?1 solutions Answer 301826 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 12:18:40 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!His profit (or loss) was: His net gain was \$2.40
 Numbers_Word_Problems/436253: What is the smallest set of three consecutive odd integers whose sum is greater than 21?1 solutions Answer 301825 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 12:11:28 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! The smallest set is ( 7,9,11 )
 Exponential-and-logarithmic-functions/436267: solve for x ln(x+1)+2=41 solutions Answer 301824 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 12:07:56 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! check answer: OK
 Exponential-and-logarithmic-functions/436256: m=a (over)1+be^x numerator is A demoninator is 1+be^x solve for x.1 solutions Answer 301822 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-15 12:00:50 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Multiply both sides by Take the ln of both sides
 Travel_Word_Problems/436052: HELP, PLZ..... A woman commutes to work first by train, then rides a bicycle from the station to her office. The train averages 50 mi/h, and she averages 15 mi/h on her bicycle. The total distance of her commute is 13 miles, and the combined trip takes 24 minutes. How far does she ride the train?1 solutions Answer 301707 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 22:05:04 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = her time spent on the train Let = the distance she travels on the train Equation for train: Equation for bike: By substitution: Now find She rides the train for 10 miles check answer:
 Numbers_Word_Problems/436076: The perimeter of a square tent is 82 feet. Find the area of the ground which the tent will cover.1 solutions Answer 301700 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 21:46:09 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The length of one side of the tent is: ft2
 Functions/436064: A reservation clerk worked 12.6 hours one day. She spent twice as much time entering new reservations as she did verifying old ones and one and a half as much time calling to confirm reservations as verifying old ones. How much time did she spend entering new reservations? 1 solutions Answer 301699 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 21:42:48 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The times are in the ratios 2, 1, 1.5 The fractions of 12.6 for each task is: Entering new reservations: Verifying old reservations: Calling to confirm: ------------------ Time spent entering new reservations: hours
 Expressions-with-variables/436053: Please help me solver this, I have a really hard time understanding it. My teacher calls it elimination. x-5y=5 + 2x+10y=6. Thank you.1 solutions Answer 301694 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 21:30:06 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!It looks like you have 2 equations. A general rule about equations is: If you want to find the values of the unknowns, the number of equations has to equal the number of unknowns. You have 2 equations and 2 unknowns, so you know you can solve for and . You just have to decide what method to use. Elimination means that you get the equations into a form where you can add or subtract them and eliminate one of the unknowns. (1) (2) The easiest path here is to divide both sides of (2) by (2) Now you can just add (1) and (2) (1) (2) Now put this result back into either (1) or (2) (2) (2) Subtract from both sides (2) --------------- Just plug the answers back into (1) and (2) to check (1) (1) OK
 Surface-area/436039: Hi ther, I have no idea what im doing,...can you help please? QUESTION: Phan is painting his bed room,Which is 12ft by 14ft.The walls are 9ft high.On one of the longer walls,there is a a rectangular window that is 9ft by 2ft.One of the shorter walls has a door that is 6.5ft by 3ft.One can of paint covers about . If he puts one coat on each wall,how many cans of paint will phan need? .....as you can see..if i knew what to do,I wouldnt be here -_-. Thanks Tutors!1 solutions Answer 301688 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 21:13:24 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!There are 4 walls to paint. The dimension that is common to all 4 walls is the height, 9 ft. wall #1: ft2 wall #2: ft2 wall #3: ft2 wall #4: ft2 The total area of the walls is: ft2 He will need 2 cans,
 Equations/435799: on monday steven killed three more than twice the amount of frogs he killed on tuesday.on monday and tuesday combined he killed nine frogs . how many frogs did he kill monday?1 solutions Answer 301604 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 13:33:01 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = number he killed on Monday Let = number he killed on Tuesday ------------------ By substitution: and He killed 7 frogs on Monday
 Miscellaneous_Word_Problems/435785: The cost of 30 onions is d dollars. At this rate, how many onions can you buy for 80 cents?1 solutions Answer 301580 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 12:24:10 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!There are cents in dollars, so the rate for onions is onions/cent onions/cent x cents = onions
 Finance/435776: I want to find the IRR by solving for r when the NPV is equal to zero. 24/(1+r)+32/(1+r)^2 -50=0 However I am geting trouble solvong for r. Any help and sugestions will be kindly appreciated1 solutions Answer 301576 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-14 12:09:28 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Multiply both sides by Use quadratic equation to solve You can finish and check for math errors.
 Travel_Word_Problems/435264: In one hour, Ed drives 25 miles farther in his car than Frank can cycle on his bike. If it takes Frank 1 1/2 hours longer to cycle 75 miles than it take Ed in his car, how fast can Frank cycle? Please help me with this problem, thanks.1 solutions Answer 301299 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-13 15:41:18 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The 1st sentence says that Ed's speed is 25 miles/hr faster than Frank's Let = Frank's speed Let = Ed's time to go 75 miles in his car Frank's equation: Ed's equation: ------------------------- This is 2 equations with 2 uhnknowns, so it's solvable Since the distances are equal, Using quadratic formula: Frank's speed is 25 mi/hr check answer: hr OK OK
 logarithm/435243: Express as a single logarithm log 8 + 6 log 31 solutions Answer 301292 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-13 14:53:27 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ----------------- You can check with a calculator: OK
 Linear_Equations_And_Systems_Word_Problems/435249: You are making 10 tons of concrete that is 36.2% cement by mixing a 17% cement mix- ture with a 65% cement mixture. a) How much of the 65% cement mixture must you use? Answer in units of tons.1 solutions Answer 301286 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-13 14:46:54 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = tons of 17% mixture needed Let = tons of 65% mixture needed given: (1) tons (2) ------------------------ (2) (2) Multiply both sides of (1) by and subtract (1) from (2) ------------------------ (2) (1) and, since (1) 6 tons of 17% mixture are needed 4 tons of 65% mixture are needed check: (2) (2) OK
 Money_Word_Problems/435251: a coffee company wants a new flavor of cajun coffee .how many pounds of coffee worth \$9 a pound should be added to 30 pounds of coffee worth \$3 a pound to get a mixture worth \$7 a pound1 solutions Answer 301284 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-13 14:36:16 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = pounds of \$9/lb coffee to be added = cost of coffee to be added = cost of \$3/lb coffee = cost of final mixture ------------------------ 60 pounds of \$9/lb coffee must be added be added
 logarithm/435247: Please help me solve this equation: Find the exact solution to the equation below 4ln (3x+6)=181 solutions Answer 301283 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-13 14:28:04 (Show Source):
 logarithm/435244: Express as a single logarithm log 11 - log 6 + 1/3log 8 + 1/3log 7291 solutions Answer 301281 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-13 14:22:45 (Show Source):
 Problems-with-consecutive-odd-even-integers/434925: find the two consecutive integers such that the square of the smaller is 10 more than the larger1 solutions Answer 301148 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-12 20:08:36 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!call the consecutive integers and given: I can't make any sense of the problem. Was it copied right?
 Functions/434922: Hiiii so i have a problem on functions. i know how to graph regular functions, but when "f" is put in I AM LOST. like an example is f(x) = x2 + x - 12 i rlly am just completely lost. i could use some major help please! thanks!!1 solutions Answer 301146 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-12 19:59:26 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Any time you see , you can substitute a letter like or . Also, f(x) doesn't have to be . You can simply say . Now you can use . If I say , then what is the advantage of saying it that way? I have said that f(something) = (something)^3 and now I can say Also, I can add functions of , like
 Numbers_Word_Problems/434770: Can someone show me the formula for this equation so I can use it as a basis to help with the rest of my son's homework. four times an even number is 13 more than 3 times the next odd number. What is the even number?1 solutions Answer 301089 by josmiceli(9671)   on 2011-04-12 16:07:11 (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Since the numbers go even,odd,even,odd, etc. you can call the numbers and given: the numbers are 16 and 17 check: OK