







The derivative of x^1/3 
20151108 

omar pose la question : hi can help me
am teacher ask me about x^1/3 Derivation definition . Penny Nom lui répond. 





The train fares are proportional to the square root of distance traveled 
20140111 

manish pose la question : train fares are proportional to the sq .root of distance traveled. the train fare is Rs. 24.4 for a distance of 140 kms. by how much % does the total fare increase if the same distance is covered by breaking the journey after every 35 kms. Penny Nom lui répond. 





If 4 cooks can bake 8 pies in 6 hours????? 
20130318 

Kenneth pose la question : Hello:
I want to determine which quantities are directly and inversely proportional in order to determine the answer for the following:.
If 4 cooks can bake 8 pies in 6 hours, 2 cooks can bake how many pies in 4 hours?
Answer: 2 2/3 pies
Can someone fully explain what I need to know in order to determine what is directly and inversely proportional in the example above?
I thank you for your reply. Robert Dawson lui répond. 





If x ix directly proportional to y then ... 
20120219 

Crystal pose la question : I understand that we say x and y are proportional, then y = kx.
Generally when we say x is proportional to y, we think that when x increases y increases.
Now I am questioning whether that is actually true.
If k is negative, then when x increases, y DECREASES.
My question is does this mean this statement is incorrect:
If x is proportional to y, when x increases, y increases proportionally.
Is it more correct to say:
If x is proportional to y, when x increases, y either increases proportionally or decreases proportionally.
Along the same line of reasoning, when x is inversely proportional to y,
we think that when x increases y decreases, but that is true only if k is positive.
Is that correct? Harley Weston lui répond. 





The derivative of f(x) = (x+1)^1/2 
20110905 

Carla pose la question : Find the derivative using the limit process of
f(x) = (x+1)^1/2 Harley Weston lui répond. 





Using the limit definition 
20100606 

Meagan pose la question : Using the limit definition find the derivative of 3/(2x^2) Harley Weston lui répond. 





Direct, inverse and indirect proportionality 
20090304 

Brian pose la question : My 14 year old is confused about indirectly proportional and inversely proportional. On searching on the internet we were directed to:
http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/QQ/database/QQ.09.00/ellis1.html
Here leanne starts explaining indirectly proportional and ends up describing inversely proportional. Has Leanne got it wrong ?
What is indirectly proportional.
Thanks
Brian Chris Fisher lui répond. 





y varies jointly as x and the square of z and... 
20090105 

peter pose la question : I don't really get the terms in this problem. Could you explain it: If y varies jointly as x and the square of z and inversely as the cube of w, by what factor is y increased when z is doubled and w is divided by 3 and x remains the same? Harley Weston lui répond. 





The derivative of f(x)=1/(x1) 
20070921 

Michelle pose la question : im having trouble finding the derivative of f(x)=1/(x1) using the f(x+h)f(x)/h method. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Direct variation 
20070507 

Jennifer pose la question : assume that y varies directly as x. find y when x = 54 if y =1/4 when x=3/2 Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Direct variation 
20061105 

Johann pose la question : The perimeter of regular octagon varies directly with the length of one side of the octagon Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 

