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Today,
12:21 PM
tkhunny
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Solving 2 equations, 2 unknowns (Money Growth = Inflation + Real growth rate)
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Beginning Algebra
Have you considered substituting the expression for "Inflation" from the second equation into "Inflation" from the first equation?
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Today,
12:18 PM
tkhunny
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Finding x,y and λ values from partial derivatives
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Calculus
You should try whatever methods are available to you to solve a system of equations. In this case, your predecessor seem of have produced, via...
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3 replies | 45 view(s)
Today,
12:10 PM
tkhunny
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Simple probability question event not occuring.
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Probability / Statistics
If you have only one, it's a "die". Independent Events. Does any roll depend on any other roll? ^(1500) -- One must fail EVERY TIME.
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Today,
12:06 PM
tkhunny
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Function plug-ins: Given F(x)=x^2+2x+7, g(x)= x+3, find (f+g)(x), (g*h)(x)
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Let's first assume that F(x) is the same as f(x). Normally, this is exceptionally bad form. Don't change letters to mean the same thing. What we...
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Today,
12:02 PM
tkhunny
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Effective interest rate problem
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Finance/Business Math
Compounding. It's a silly term.
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Yesterday,
11:56 AM
tkhunny
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Find Volume of Solid formed by revolving y=4−x^2, x-axis, y-axis about y=4
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Calculus
There is a whole chapter on this in your book. I hope you have not been sleeping in class. Anyway... Consider a Right Circular Cylinder. It's...
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Yesterday,
11:41 AM
tkhunny
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Solve sec 2x = 2 between -Pi < x < Pi (can't find all the soln values)
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Geometry and Trig
The answer is, "maybe". First, it behooves one to write ALL the solution and THEN pick the ones that are needed. No need to do the surgery up...
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12-11-2017,
09:00 PM
tkhunny
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Solve sec 2x = 2 between -Pi < x < Pi (can't find all the soln values)
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Geometry and Trig
1) cos(2x) = 1/2 has more than one solution, even on (-pi/2,pi/2). This is a natural result of the circle definition of the cosine. You must find...
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12-11-2017,
08:51 PM
tkhunny
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The Brown Family Children: Charlie is the oldest child in the Brown family....
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Beginning Algebra
It is very, very difficult for you to show your work if you just copy it from someone else. You MUST have SOME idea or it is horribly unfair for you...
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12-11-2017,
11:17 AM
tkhunny
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non homogeneous general solution to d^2x/dt^2 + 2dx/dt-3x=5e^-t+sin3t
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Differential Equations
In order for anyone to check your work, you will have to show some work. Just dropping your final answer doesn't help anyone. What methods did...
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1 replies | 87 view(s)
12-10-2017,
08:58 PM
tkhunny
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Finding the x-intercept of f(x) = x + cos(x)
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Calculus
No, I think you have it. There are many interesting methods for finding numerical solutions where your algebraic efforts prove insufficient. Some...
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12-09-2017,
12:09 AM
tkhunny
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Need Help w/ Implicit differentiation problem: y^3+x^2y=tan^-1y
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Calculus
I think I can tell you what is going wrong. 1) You have too much faith in the answers in they book. They are created by humans. They are...
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12-09-2017,
12:03 AM
tkhunny
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Help w/ quiz: "You have six numbers: 123456. Divide 3-digit no. by 2-digit to get..."
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Arithmetic
It's not clear to me what is wanted. You say there are six numbers, then you speak of "0" and "above 6", which are not in the set of numbers you...
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12-08-2017,
12:31 PM
tkhunny
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SAT Math Q: If ax+4=2y+8, bx+2=4y-11, & a=3-b, then which is true?
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
The methods you suggested should work just fine. Please demonstrate your efforts. You are given a = 3 - b. Why not substitute that and cut down...
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12-08-2017,
07:14 AM
tkhunny
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Show that λ is an eigenvalue of the B matrix iff λ is an eigenvalue of B'
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Calculus
Pick any 2x2 matrix and play with it a bit. Expand your exploration from there.
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12-07-2017,
05:42 PM
tkhunny
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Question about Vertical Asymptote: y = x^3/(9-x^2)
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
I knew I should have stayed in bed, this morning. I better check everything else I did all day... Maybe I didn't get out of bed. Hmmm...
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12-07-2017,
02:34 PM
tkhunny
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Question about Vertical Asymptote: y = x^3/(9-x^2)
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
We're using the quotient of simple, real-valued polynomials, right? Is there another definition in "Intermediate/Advance Algebra"? No example...
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12-07-2017,
02:29 PM
tkhunny
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Show that λ is an eigenvalue of the B matrix iff λ is an eigenvalue of B'
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Calculus
Fair enough. Now the answer to my determinant question...
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12-07-2017,
09:24 AM
tkhunny
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Radians: Points A, B, C and D divide circumference of circle in the ratio 1:2:3:4...
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Geometry and Trig
You have done well to use Central Angles to solve the first part. Now, draw the rectangle and switch your thinking to Inscribed Angles. Hint:...
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12-07-2017,
07:09 AM
tkhunny
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Question about Vertical Asymptote: y = x^3/(9-x^2)
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Two things: 1a) Make the denominator 0 (zero). These are POTENTIAL vertical asymptotes. 1b) If the numerator is also zero (0) for the same...
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12-06-2017,
09:58 PM
tkhunny
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Graphing region of integration of triple integral ∫01∫01-x^2∫01-x f(x,y,z)dzdydx
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Calculus
I can't help you with the drawing, but you have... z = 1 - x -- That's a nice lean-to. y = 1 - x^2 -- That's a nice parabolic cap. You have...
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12-06-2017,
06:50 PM
tkhunny
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Show that λ is an eigenvalue of the B matrix iff λ is an eigenvalue of B'
in
Calculus
Let's be clear. Please state what B' is. Notation isn't always uniform. Is |\lambda I - B| any different from |\lambda I - B'|
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12-06-2017,
02:43 PM
tkhunny
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Derivative function: ball thrown vertically has height s = 2 + 20t - 5t^2
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Calculus
There are basic principles you must understand. Quiz/Refresher. s(t) = 2 + 20t - 5t^2 -- This describes the height of the ball. s(0) = What?...
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12-06-2017,
02:34 PM
tkhunny
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maybe a stupid question?
in
Beginning Algebra
Rule of Thumb: Concepts are more important than formula memorization - almost always. Rule of Word Problem: If you don't know what something is,...
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12-06-2017,
02:31 PM
tkhunny
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A question with logarithms: Given log x = 1.322, approximate the value of log (1/x^5)
in
Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
What logarithm rules have you applied to the expression?
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12-06-2017,
07:03 AM
tkhunny
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Insurance Policies from Mortality Rates
in
Finance/Business Math
You are thinking correctly. t = 1 ==> 0.3*4 = 1.2 -- That's no good. You cannot have a 120% chance of Death. On the other hand, that makes the...
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3 replies | 148 view(s)
12-05-2017,
11:28 PM
tkhunny
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Need help with a fractions problem
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Arithmetic
Interesting. I think I could go either way, but the question is poorly worded. 1) What portion of "the sandwiches" remains? 5/8 2) What portion...
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12-05-2017,
09:47 PM
tkhunny
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logarithm problem: 2^N -2^(-N) = C (constant) Solve for N.
in
Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Usually, a little transformation will do the trick on this sort. 2^{N} - \dfrac{1}{2^{N}} = C 2^{2N} - 1 = C\cdot 2^{N} Do you see it, yet?
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12-05-2017,
09:41 PM
tkhunny
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Insurance Policies from Mortality Rates
in
Finance/Business Math
Harold lives a whole year after he dies? What have you done, so far? Note: "end of the year" is good. It's a nice, discrete problem. We don't...
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12-05-2017,
09:27 PM
tkhunny
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How to translate x^2-4x = y^2+9y to be in the form x=a(y-k)^2 + h?
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Intermediate/Advanced Algebra
Well, there you have it. Now, what's all this about it being a parabola and struggling with fractions? Good work.
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9 replies | 273 view(s)
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