64 Answered Questions for the topic Precalc

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Given some zeros of a polynomial function find all zeros of the function

P(x) = 2x^4 - x^3 - 27x^2 + 16x - 80, with zeros: 4, -4

08/31/19

Math Review Help

The pilot of a hot-air ballon would like to know the angle of depression to a landing spot that is 125 meters away. If the pilot's altitude is 125m, what is the measure of the angle of depression... more

08/31/19

Math Review Help

The pilot of a hot-air ballon would like to know the angle of depression to a landing spot that is 125 meters away. If the pilot's altitude is 125m, what is the measure of the angle of depression... more

08/31/19

Math Review Help

A skateboard ramp will have a height of 12 in. and the angle formed between the ramp and the ground is 30 degrees. To the nearest inch, what will be the length L, of the ramp?

08/28/19

Determine whether f(x)=5x+1/x and g(x)= x/5x+1 are inverse functions

Determine whether f(x)=5x+1/x and g(x)= x/5x+1 are inverse functions. Explain how you know.

04/07/19

How do you convert a shifted parametric circle equation to rectangular form?

x=-2cos((1/2)t-(π/2))+23y=2sin((1/2)t-(π/2))+6specifically, how do you separate the stuff inside the cos/sin parenthesis to eliminate a parameter? I find all kinds of solved simple circle... more

10/30/18

the equation of the tangent line to th curve at the point x=3

equation is 4/(x-1) i got the derivative as -4x/(x-1)^2

09/18/18

What is the height function?

The height s above the ground at time t of a falling object is given by s(t) = −5t2 + v0t + s0 where s is in meters, t is in seconds, v0 is the object's initial velocity in meters per second and s0... more

04/02/18

Precalc question - please help! What's wrong with this answer?

The question is:   A student was given the problem: "Solve x2 > 4" The student wrote the following response: STEP 1: x2 > 4 STEP 2: √x2 > ±√4 STEP 3: x > ± 2STEP 4: So, the... more

03/15/18

Find a function that models the surface area of a cube in terms of it's volume.

I'm really struggling with this problem:   Find a function that models the surface area of a cube in terms of it's volume.   I got that V = x3 and S = 6x2 but I can't figure out how to write... more

02/23/18

Precalc problem- finding all real solutions

Can someone help me find the solutions of this equation? I tried a few times but I can't seem to get the right answer.   1 +          2x         =  2     +  4         (x + 7)(x + 6)   x+7     x+6... more

02/23/18

Precalc problem- finding all real solutions

Can someone help me solve this precalc problem? I'd really appreciate it!   Find all real solutions of the equation. (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list. If there is no real solution,... more

02/23/18

Precalculus Math Problem - Finding all real solutions

Can someone help me solve for this? I tried a couple of times and can't seem to get the right answer. Thank you for any help!   Find all real solutions of the equation. (Enter your answers as a... more

02/23/18

Precalculus Math Problem

I'm not sure how to approach this problem and I'd really appreciate any help!If a ball is thrown directly upward with a velocity of 36 ft/s, its height (in feet) after t seconds is given by y = 36t... more

11/05/17

How do I solve this problem?

im having trouble on my Precalc homework. This is the problem: “a box is formed by removing squares of side length x inches from each corner of a rectangular piece of cardboard 10 inches wide by 16... more

10/14/17

Can someone explain and help me solve this?

2x^(1/2)-9x^(1/4)+4

10/10/17

Define a function h that determines the area of the picture and frame in terms of the width of the picture, w

Tucker is using a one-inch frame for a picture where the length of the picture, l, is 2 inches less than the width of the picture, w

09/10/17

A square plot of land has a building 70 ft long and 60 ft wide at one corner.

The rest of the land outside the building forms a parking lot. If the parking lot has area 12,700 ft2, what are the dimensions of the entire plot of land?

08/08/17

The monthly average high temperature, y, in degrees Fahrenheit at Phoenix, Arizona, can be modeled by y = 20.3sin(0.53x−2.18) + 83.8 where x = 1 corresponds to

The monthly average high temperature, y, in degrees Fahrenheit at Phoenix, Arizona, can be modeled by y = 20.3sin(0.53x−2.18) + 83.8 where x = 1 corresponds to January, x = 2 corresponds to... more

07/29/17

find the sum 8+6+4+(8/3)+...

Is this even possible? I cannot find a correlation from a1 to a2 to a3.... so on. It's not Arithmetic or Geometric  

05/10/17

Convert to a logarithmic equation

a)  3x=5   b) s=e2t

05/09/17

What is the remainder when x^4-2x^3+x+5 divided by x+1?

What is the remainder when x^4-2x^3+x+5 divided by x+1?

04/17/17

Prove trig identity.

cos(2x)+sin^2 x = 1/2 sin(2x) cot x.

02/27/17

I'm having trouble with several questions listed below:

1. Find the exact value of cos(t/2) if sin(t) = -7/25 and pi < t < 3pi/2    2. Find all the solutions in the interval [0,360]        cos(2x)= - sqrt3/2   
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