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Another approach would be to use the binomial theorem: 7^n-1=(6+1)^n-1=6\sum_{k=1}^{n}\left({n \choose k}6^{k-1}\right)
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As suggested, I would continue on your current path, but I wanted to show how I would approach the problem... I would begin by expressing the...
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Need help with reversal of a calculation involving gravitational constant.
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It's actually: G=\frac{rV_e^2}{2M}
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Revenue and Cost and Profit Problem
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To follow up: The axis of symmetry is: x=-\frac{48}{2(-2)}=12 We see that the profit function opens downward, and so the vertex is the...
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December 10th, 2017,
12:30
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Revenue and Cost and Profit Problem
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Another approach would be to express your profit function in vertex form: P(x)=-a(x-h)^2+k where: P_{\max}=k
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December 10th, 2017,
00:57
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Revenue and Cost and Profit Problem
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Your profit function is correct: P(x)=-2x^2+48x-108 Now, what I would do is find the axis of symmetry (since the vertex lies on this...
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December 9th, 2017,
17:06
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m2215b.14 Find the limiting velocity
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If the hyperbolic tangent factor goes to 1, then the terminal velocity $v_T$ must be: v_T=\sqrt{\frac{mg}{k}} Dimensional analysis shows that...
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December 9th, 2017,
15:05
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m2215b.14 Find the limiting velocity
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Yes, and so what does this tell you about the terminal velocity?
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December 9th, 2017,
08:12
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Need help with reversal of a calculation involving gravitational constant.
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Hello, and welcome to MHB, Edwin! (Wave) We are given: V_e=\sqrt{\frac{2GM}{r}} What do we get if we square both sides of the equation?
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December 8th, 2017,
20:08
MarkFL
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m2215b.14 Find the limiting velocity
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Yes, so what's the limit: \lim_{u\to\infty}\tanh(u)\,?
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December 8th, 2017,
02:39
MarkFL
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M2215b.08 Find the volume of the solid (shell meithod)
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Let's check your result using the washer method: V=\pi\left(\int_0^{\sin\left(\frac{\pi^2}{4}\right)}...
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December 7th, 2017,
22:14
MarkFL
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M2215b.08 Find the volume of the solid (shell meithod)
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You originally had the integrand correct, but when you corrected the limits, you changed the integrand such that the integral was still incorrect...
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December 7th, 2017,
17:54
MarkFL
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M2215b.08 Find the volume of the solid (shell meithod)
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Now, reverse the change you made to the integrand...
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December 7th, 2017,
17:49
MarkFL
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M2215b.08 Find the volume of the solid (shell meithod)
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Examine your limits of integration more closely...:)
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December 7th, 2017,
14:28
MarkFL
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m2215b.14 Find the limiting velocity
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No, I was thinking more along the lines of: \tanh(u)\equiv\frac{e^{u}-e^{-u}}{e^{u}+e^{-u}} What happens if you multiply that by: ...
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December 7th, 2017,
13:44
MarkFL
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m2215b.14 Find the limiting velocity
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Okay, now the given velocity function is dimensionally consistent, given that $k$ has units of mass per length (can you demonstrate this?). In...
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December 7th, 2017,
13:29
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December 6th, 2017,
21:13
MarkFL
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m2215b.14 Find the limiting velocity
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You've given a constant velocity here...
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December 5th, 2017,
06:22
MarkFL
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Area between the curve and x axis
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Calculus
Yes that's correct: W|A - area between x-axis and y=2/(x-1)-1 on Note: W|A returns a result in a different form, but is recognizable as...
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December 5th, 2017,
04:49
MarkFL
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Logarithmic functions
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Calculus
You can also apply: \log_a\left(b^c\right)=c\cdot\log_a(b) To find the carrying capacity $C$, I would write: C=\lim_{t\to\infty}P(t)
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December 5th, 2017,
04:10
MarkFL
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Area between the curve and x axis
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Calculus
For part b), you want the area which is a bit different from the definite integral. The definite integral $I$ of the difference between two functions...
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December 4th, 2017,
22:38
MarkFL
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Buoyant Force
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I would use: Archimedes' principle Any object, wholly or partially immersed in a fluid, is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid...
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December 4th, 2017,
22:25
MarkFL
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243.14.7.5 Find all local extreme values
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We are given: f(x,y)=2xy-3x+3y Identify the critical point(s): f_x(x,y)=2y-3=0\implies y=\frac{3}{2} f_y(x,y)=2x+3=0\implies...
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December 4th, 2017,
09:23
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I'm surprised the moderators here allowed you to join!!
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December 3rd, 2017,
16:37
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December 2nd, 2017,
23:08
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Investment Problem
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If the givens in the problem are correct, then the problem should state the period of time over which this resulted; it is certainly not 1 year, as...
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December 2nd, 2017,
00:02
MarkFL
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To find the mass of the gasoline, I would write m_g=\rho V=\left(680\,\frac{\text{kg}}{\text{m}^3}\right)\left(\frac{1}{50}\text{...
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