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2-color combinations 2018-01-05
From Sabrina:
How many 2-color (pair) combinations can be made from 12 individual colors... is it (11x12) or (optional): (11x12)x2?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Compatible numbers 2018-01-02
From Natalie:
I'm in 4th grade and two weeks ago my class learned how to use compatible numbers. I was REALLY confused but I didn't want to say I didn't understand because I just wanted to go home. Tomorrow we have the Topic 7 Test and I'm stuck on a problem that requires using compatible numbers. My mom apparently hasn't heard of compatible numbers and she can't really help me too much. Here's the problem : The local library places new books in a section with 31 shelves. Each shelf fits 18 books. Use compatible numbers to estimate the number of books that the library can fit on the shelves.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Speed in kilometers per hour 2017-12-21
From Cody:
if a train travels 400 meters in 30 seconds how many kilometers per hr is it traveling
Answered by Penny Nom.
A puzzling sequence 2017-12-19
From Alan:
My son has the following sequence to work out the formula for the nth term (and fing 5th and 6th terms) and I have tried a variety of ways but can't help!

1/2, 5/6, 1, 11/10

I have converted all to 15/30, 25/30, 30/30, 33/30 and so think the next two terms are 37/30 and 45/30 but I have no idea how to prove or if I am right!

Any help appreciated.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Retiring athletes numbers 2017-12-18
From Robin:
I am wondering if you can explain in layman terms how to figure out how many different ways the numbers 00-99 can be arranged? The discussion that sparked this question revolved around the practice of retiring athletes numbers and how many actual number combinations there are. So if I were to use 00, 01, 02 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, ....99. I say there are only 109 different numbers. I'm being told I'm wrong that there are way more than that. Please help. Thank you, Robin
Answered by Penny Nom.
Matched pairs 2017-12-13
From Lin:

Imagine you and your 4 study group partners are interested in whether all
those hours you spent together working on statistics problems for midterm
exam 2 actually helped your group's performance on that exam relative to its
performance on the first midterm exam. Suppose the first and second midterm
grades were as follows:
Is there sufficient evidence (at a = :05) to conclude that the group performed
better on midterm 2? Please provide all your calculations.

  midterm 1 midterm 2
A 25 28
B 20 19
C 15 21
D 16 25
E 20 22

Answered by Penny Nom.
4444^4444 2017-12-10
From Sashi:
4444 to power of 4444=?
Please share the result with simplification.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Needing the area of an irregular Pentagon 2017-12-06
From Dale:
I'm needing to find the square footage of an irregular pentagon.
I've seen the other questions similar to this one, but without a great deal of difficulty can't get you the angle degrees, or the length between opposing angles.
I'm hoping that a different bit of information can help. So here goes:
The longest side is 67ft long.
One of its legs is 39ft long, and the other is 18ft long.
The leg off of the other end of the 39ft leg is 35ft long.
The leg off of the other end of the 18ft is 49ft long, and meets the other end of the 35ft side.
The information that I DO have, which I'm hoping makes the difference, is that the 39ft and the 18ft sides are parallel.
Also, while the angles at each end of the 67ft side are not right angles, they are fairly close to it, approximately 80 degrees at the 39 ft side corner, and 100 degrees at the 18ft side corner.


Answered by Harley Weston.
A range hood 2017-12-04
From Chuck:
I'm building a custom range hood and can't seem to get the angles correct where the front and side panels intersect.
I saw a similar post but there's no way I can do the calculations for a Wolfram Alpha!

Here are the dimensions that I have (in inches)...

Base - Front 29 7/16" x side 19 3/16"
Top - Front 10" x side 9"
Front Panel Length (from base to top on an angle) 21"
Side Panel Length (from base to top on an angle) - 17 9/16" Vertical distance from the base to the top 14 1/4 inches.

Any help finding the bevel/miter of the two front corners where the sides meet the front panel would be greatly appreciated.

I will need the angle for the saw in degrees.

Thank you in advance!

Regards, Chuck

Answered by Harley Weston.
An arithmetic sequence 2017-11-30
From yo:
x; 2x+1; 11 are three consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence.calculate x
Answered by Penny Nom.
The derivative of f(x)=2^x/x 2017-11-28
From Chhavi:
Find f'(x).

Answered by Penny Nom.
GCD 2017-11-25
From A student:
Suppose a,b, c are integers such that gcd(a,b)=gcd(a,c)=1. Show that gcd(a,bc)=1.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Abstract algebra 2017-11-25
From A student:
Suppose a,b, c are integers such that gcd(a,b)=gcd(a,c)=1. Show that gcd(a,bc)=1.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Exponential form 2017-11-25
From Sherry:
What is the exponential form of 3sqrt 15?
Answered by Penny Nom.
10 digit permutations 2017-11-24
From Ed:
HI my question..
numbers1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0 how many combinations are there

example: 518, 269, 3470
example2:815,972, 3460
example3: 185,047,2369

Answered by Penny Nom.



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