• Yesterday, 12:24
Just to follow up, here is the completed table: Sum $S$ Probability of $S$: $P(S)$ Net Gain/Loss (in dollars) $G$ Product $G\cdot P(S)$
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• March 26th, 2017, 22:32
That is the radius of the circle after it has been increased by $a$ units. If I tell you that my weight increased by 20 lbs., then you know my...
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• March 26th, 2017, 22:19
Hi tmt, (Wave) For the quoted part in bold, should this read "If all cars are reserved for the day..."? I think there are two events here,...
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• March 26th, 2017, 21:35
Let's let $0<a$ be the number units the radius must be increased. And so the change in area we can write as: \Delta A=\pi(r+a)^2-\pi r^2=b Now...
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• March 25th, 2017, 21:53
MarkFL replied to a thread The Distance Across in Geometry
\overline{MK}=\sqrt{(\sqrt{2}a)^2+(\sqrt{2}b)^2}=\sqrt{2\left(a^2+b^2\right)}=\sqrt{2(50)}=\sqrt{100}=10 :D
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• March 25th, 2017, 21:07
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers 2 in Calculus
I arbitrarily chose another point on the constraint, so that we could do a comparison like I mentioned just now in the other thread. :D
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• March 25th, 2017, 21:04
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers in Calculus
I chose the point as it is on the constraint. Using that point, we can determine if our one critical point is a maximum or a minimum. If the...
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• March 25th, 2017, 19:21
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers 2 in Calculus
I agree that the point $(2,2)$, is the only one that meets all criteria. Now we need to compare the value of $f$ at another point on the constraint,...
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• March 25th, 2017, 19:08
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers in Calculus
I agree that of the 3 critical points, $(1,1)$ is the only one in quadrant I. Now, we know this is either a maximum or a minimum, and to determine...
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• March 25th, 2017, 11:15
MarkFL replied to a thread Factoring...6 in Pre-Calculus
It might be more clear to state something like the following: The difference of cubes formula states: p^3-q^3=(p-q)\left(p^2+pq+q^2\right) ...
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• March 25th, 2017, 10:47
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers 2 in Calculus
Consider: e^u=0 What do you get when solving for $u$? Okay, you correctly found $x^2=y^2$...what do you get when you substitute for...
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• March 25th, 2017, 10:39
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers in Calculus
What I would do is use the constraint to determine $y=2-x$. Now substitute for $y$ in both equations you mentioned, and solve for $x$, then your...
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• March 25th, 2017, 02:30
This is a calculus question...please don't continue to post calculus questions in other forums. If given: ...
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• March 24th, 2017, 23:12
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers 2 in Calculus
If you solve both equations for $\lambda$ and then equate the results, you obtain: \frac{ye^{xy}}{2x}=\frac{xe^{xy}}{2y} Multiply through by 2:...
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• March 24th, 2017, 21:24
MarkFL replied to a thread Lagrange Multipliers in Calculus
Okay, so what this implies is: \frac{x}{\sqrt{6-x^2-y^2}}=\frac{y}{\sqrt{6-x^2-y^2}} Cross-multiply: x\sqrt{6-x^2-y^2}=y\sqrt{6-x^2-y^2} ...
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• March 24th, 2017, 16:18
MarkFL replied to a thread The Distance Across in Geometry
Using the Pythagorean theorem, we find: \overline{MK}=\sqrt{(\sqrt{2}a)^2+(\sqrt{2}b)^2}=\sqrt{2\left(a^2+b^2\right)} Now, we know that...
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• March 24th, 2017, 06:10
MarkFL replied to a thread [SOLVED] Minimum of function under constraint in Calculus
I would use W|A: W|A - optimize 2x+y subject to xy=18
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• March 24th, 2017, 04:29
The objective function is linear, so it describes a plane, and so I don't believe there will be any saddle points, or in fact any critical points...
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• March 24th, 2017, 04:04
MarkFL replied to a thread Boat direction in Calculus
Is this a calculus-based physics course?
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• March 24th, 2017, 01:37
What I would do is observe that we have cyclical symmetry, that is we may interchange $x_1$ and $x_2$ with no change in either the objective function...
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• March 24th, 2017, 01:25
MarkFL replied to a thread The Distance Across in Geometry
Not quite...it would be \sqrt{2}a and \sqrt{2}b...so what would the diagonal of the rectangle be?
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• March 23rd, 2017, 21:17
MarkFL replied to a thread The Distance Across in Geometry
I would let $a$ be the length (in cm) of the segments with 1 tick mark, and $b$ be the length (in cm) of the segments with 2 tick marks. And so,...
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• March 23rd, 2017, 19:30
MarkFL replied to a thread Boat direction in Calculus
Being that it is an optimization problem, on a function in two variables, the way I worked it using the calculus is the most straightforward way I...
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• March 23rd, 2017, 12:53
MarkFL replied to a thread Boat direction in Calculus
I think what I would do is orient a coordinate system such that south is up and west is to the right. At time $t=0$, have boat A at the origin, and...
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• March 23rd, 2017, 11:28
There are online calculators that will spit out the answer to this question, however if you want genuine help, we need to know what you've tried, or...
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• March 23rd, 2017, 03:19
MarkFL replied to a thread Factoring...3 in Pre-Calculus
Finding what to multiply together to get an expression. It is like "splitting" an expression into a multiplication of simpler expressions.
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• March 23rd, 2017, 02:50
MarkFL replied to a thread Factoring...3 in Pre-Calculus
I would say division is the inverse of multiplication, but factoring is certainly related to division. For example, we know: ...
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