Fall Semester 2015 NMSU Econ 252, Instructor: Dr. Larry Blank Writing Assignment and Critical Thinking Problems: This assignment is worth 100 points toward your overall course average. The criteria used to grade this assignment includes the professional appearance of the document you submit, your ability to use the principles of supply and demand to critically assess the impacts, and your ability to explain your conclusions in writing. Each part can be answered in one page or less. Assigned: October 5, 2015 Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2015 You will email your assignment in Canvas. Before you email your assignment, make sure your name is on your paper AND your full name is included in the electronic file name. For example, filename: Jose Sanchez_Econ252_paper.doc I will not read your work if your name is not in the electronic filename. Assignment: Answers to all parts shall be completed in a Microsoft Word document. Begin by copying the Scenario below and then, for each part, copy the problem before completing your answer. You may want to draw your diagrams in Microsoft PowerPoint or other software and then copy and paste the diagram into the Word document as a “Picture (Enhanced Metafile)” using the “Paste Special” feature in Word. The document you turn in should be six (6) pages long. For the first page include a short title for this assignment, the course name and number, your name, and then copy and paste everything below beginning with “Scenario” onto your first page. The 2nd page of your document should include the description of Part 1 and then your diagram and answer. Do the same for Parts 2-5, with each part on a separate page. Scenario: The Federal Government implemented a policy some years ago to subsidize the production of ethanol fuel at 46 cents per gallon. See news article here: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/12/29/9804028-6-billion-a-year-ethanol-subsidy-dies-but-wait-theres-more?lite Ethanol is an alternative fuel (a substitute for regular gasoline) that can be used in some models of automobiles designed to burn any mix of gasoline up to 85% ethanol (fuel is known as E85, and auto manufacturers label these vehicles as “FlexFuel” and similar names). A primary input in the production of ethanol is corn. For the purposes of this assignment, assume that all relevant markets are perfectly competitive. Part 1: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves the impact the subsidy had in the ethanol market (hint: the result has been a reduction in the market price of ethanol). Fully explain the impact of the production subsidy in terms of the behavior of producers (sellers) in the market and customers (buyers) in the market and what has happened to equilibrium price and quantity in the market for ethanol. Part 2: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves what impact the reduction in market price for ethanol had in the market for regular gasoline. Fully explain the impact this reduced ethanol price had on the customer demand for regular gasoline. Part 3: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves the impact due to the change in the equilibrium quantity in the market for ethanol had in the market for corn. Fully explain the impact and the resulting equilibrium price and quantity for corn. Part 4: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves what impact the change in the market price of corn had in the market for manufactured corn tortillas (assume that the market for corn tortillas is perfectly competitive). Corn tortillas are a staple food item in the diets of millions of families across the U.S.. Fully explain the impact of change in the market price of corn in terms of the behavior of producers (sellers) in the market and customers (buyers) in the corn tortilla market. Part 5: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves the impact in the ethanol market when the ethanol subsidy ended on Jan. 1, 2012. Give one possible explanation why I can no longer find E85 fuel at gas stations. Hint: When the subsidy still existed, the market price of E85 was about 30 cents a gallon less than regular gasoline. E85 is not a perfect substitute for regular gasoline because the performance is less and gas mileage drops by 5-7 miles per gallon.

Fall Semester 2015 NMSU Econ 252, Instructor: Dr. Larry Blank Writing Assignment and Critical Thinking Problems: This assignment is worth 100 points toward your overall course average. The criteria used to grade this assignment includes the professional appearance of the document you submit, your ability to use the principles of supply and demand to critically assess the impacts, and your ability to explain your conclusions in writing. Each part can be answered in one page or less. Assigned: October 5, 2015 Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2015 You will email your assignment in Canvas. Before you email your assignment, make sure your name is on your paper AND your full name is included in the electronic file name. For example, filename: Jose Sanchez_Econ252_paper.doc I will not read your work if your name is not in the electronic filename. Assignment: Answers to all parts shall be completed in a Microsoft Word document. Begin by copying the Scenario below and then, for each part, copy the problem before completing your answer. You may want to draw your diagrams in Microsoft PowerPoint or other software and then copy and paste the diagram into the Word document as a “Picture (Enhanced Metafile)” using the “Paste Special” feature in Word. The document you turn in should be six (6) pages long. For the first page include a short title for this assignment, the course name and number, your name, and then copy and paste everything below beginning with “Scenario” onto your first page. The 2nd page of your document should include the description of Part 1 and then your diagram and answer. Do the same for Parts 2-5, with each part on a separate page. Scenario: The Federal Government implemented a policy some years ago to subsidize the production of ethanol fuel at 46 cents per gallon. See news article here: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/12/29/9804028-6-billion-a-year-ethanol-subsidy-dies-but-wait-theres-more?lite Ethanol is an alternative fuel (a substitute for regular gasoline) that can be used in some models of automobiles designed to burn any mix of gasoline up to 85% ethanol (fuel is known as E85, and auto manufacturers label these vehicles as “FlexFuel” and similar names). A primary input in the production of ethanol is corn. For the purposes of this assignment, assume that all relevant markets are perfectly competitive. Part 1: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves the impact the subsidy had in the ethanol market (hint: the result has been a reduction in the market price of ethanol). Fully explain the impact of the production subsidy in terms of the behavior of producers (sellers) in the market and customers (buyers) in the market and what has happened to equilibrium price and quantity in the market for ethanol. Part 2: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves what impact the reduction in market price for ethanol had in the market for regular gasoline. Fully explain the impact this reduced ethanol price had on the customer demand for regular gasoline. Part 3: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves the impact due to the change in the equilibrium quantity in the market for ethanol had in the market for corn. Fully explain the impact and the resulting equilibrium price and quantity for corn. Part 4: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves what impact the change in the market price of corn had in the market for manufactured corn tortillas (assume that the market for corn tortillas is perfectly competitive). Corn tortillas are a staple food item in the diets of millions of families across the U.S.. Fully explain the impact of change in the market price of corn in terms of the behavior of producers (sellers) in the market and customers (buyers) in the corn tortilla market. Part 5: Show geometrically using the supply and demand curves the impact in the ethanol market when the ethanol subsidy ended on Jan. 1, 2012. Give one possible explanation why I can no longer find E85 fuel at gas stations. Hint: When the subsidy still existed, the market price of E85 was about 30 cents a gallon less than regular gasoline. E85 is not a perfect substitute for regular gasoline because the performance is less and gas mileage drops by 5-7 miles per gallon.

One of the military Exchange’s ware houses ships an average of 20 cases per day of soda to its stores located at forward operating locations; the standard deviation of demand for the so dais 5 cases. The cost of holding a case of so dais 30¢ per year. The cost of placing an order forth esoda with the manufacturer is $100.The ware house operates 300days in a year. a) Suppose the ware house were to adopt a continuous review system of inventory replacement .What should the order size be?

One of the military Exchange’s ware houses ships an average of 20 cases per day of soda to its stores located at forward operating locations; the standard deviation of demand for the so dais 5 cases. The cost of holding a case of so dais 30¢ per year. The cost of placing an order forth esoda with the manufacturer is $100.The ware house operates 300days in a year. a) Suppose the ware house were to adopt a continuous review system of inventory replacement .What should the order size be?

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http://www.econlib.org/library/Smith/smWN1.html#B.I,%20Ch.1,%20Of%20the%20Division%20of%20Labor What does Smith mean by division of labor, and how does it affect production? A. He means that each person does their own work to benefit themselves by creating goods. This creates well-crafted goods. B. He argues that in order to become more efficient, we need to put everyone in the same workhouses and eliminate division. C. He says that the division of labor provides farmers with the opportunity to become involved in manufacturing. D. He means that each person makes one small part of a good very quickly, but this is bad for the quality of production overall. E. He means that by having each individual specialize in one thing, they can work together to create products more efficiently and effectively. Which of the following is NOT an example of the circumstances by which the division of labor improves efficiency? A. A doll-making company stops allowing each employee to make one whole doll each and instead appoints each employee to create one part of the doll. B. A family of rug makers buys a loom to speed up their production. C. A mechanic opens a new shop to be nearer to the market. D. A factory changes the responsibilities of its employees so that one group handles heavy boxes and the other group does precision sewing. E. A baker who used to make a dozen cookies at a time buys a giant mixer and oven that enable him to make 20 dozen cookies at a time. Considering the global system of states, what do you think the allegory of the pins has to offer? A. It suggests that there could be a natural harmony of interests among states because they can divide labor among themselves to the benefit of everyone. B. It suggests that states can never be secure enough to cooperate because every state is equally capable of producing the same things. C. It suggests that a central authority is necessary to help states cooperate, in the same way that a manager oversees operations at a factory. D. The allegory of the pins is a great way to think about how wars come about, because states won’t cooperate with each other like pin-makers do. E. The allegory of the pins shows us that there is no natural harmony of interests between states. Smith sees the development of industry, technology, and the division of labor as A. generally positive but not progressive. The lives of many people may improve, but the world will generally stay the same. B. generally positive and progressive. The world is improving because of these changes, and it will continue to improve. C. generally negative. The creation of new technologies and the division of labor are harmful to all humans, both the wealthy and the poor. D. generally negative. The creation of the division of labor only benefits the wealthy at the expense of the poor. E. both positive and negative. Smith thinks that technology hurts us, while the division of labor helps society progress and develop. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUwS1uAdUcI What point is Hans Rosling trying to make when he describes the global health pre-test? A. He is trying to show how the average person has no idea of the true state of global health. B. He is trying to illustrate how we tend to carry around outdated notions about the state of global health. C. He is trying to make us see that the less-developed countries are far worse off than we ever thought. D. He is trying to drive home the idea that global health has not improved over time despite foreign aid and improvements in medicine. E. He is trying to warn us about the rapid growth in world population. Rosling shows us that we tend to think about global health in terms of “we and them.” Who are the “we” and who are the “them”? A. “We” refers to academics, students, and scholars; “them” refers to the uneducated. B. “We” refers to the average person; “them” refers to politicians and global leaders. C. “We” refers to the wealthy; “them” refers to the poor. D. “We” refers to the Western world; “them” refers to the Third World. E. “We” refers to students; “them” refers to professors. In the life expectancy and fertility rate demonstration, what do the statistics reveal? A. Over time, developed countries produced small families and long lives, whereas developing countries produced large families and short lives. B. The world today looks much like it did in 1962 despite our attempts to help poorer countries develop. C. All countries in the world, even the poorer ones, are trending toward longer lives and smaller families. D. Developed countries are trending toward smaller families but shorter lives. E. All countries tend to make gains and losses in fertility and lifespan, but in the long run there is no significant change. What point does Rosling make about life expectancy in Vietnam as compared to the United States? To what does he attribute the change? A. He indicates that economic change preceded social change. B. He suggests that markets and free trade resulted in the increase in life expectancy. C. He says that the data indicates that the Vietnam War contributed to the decrease in life expectancy during that time, but that it recovered shortly thereafter. D. He says that social change in Asia preceded economic change, and life expectancy in Vietnam increased despite the war. E. He indicates that Vietnam was equal to the United States in life expectancy before the war. According to Rosling, how are regional statistics about child survival rates and GDP potentially misleading? A. Countries have an incentive to lie about the actual survival rates because they want foreign assistance. B. Statistics for the individual countries in a region are often vastly different. C. Regional statistics give us a strong sense of how we can understand development within one region, but it does not allow us to compare across regions. D. The data available over time and from countries within regions is often poorly collected and incomplete. E. Child survival rates cannot be compared regionally, since each culture has a different sense of how important children are. What is Rosling’s main point about statistical databases? A. The data is available but not readily accessible, so we need to create networks to solve that problem. B. The data that comes from these databases is often flawed and unreliable. C. It doesn’t matter whether we have access to these databases because the data can’t be used in an interesting way. D. Statistics can’t tell us very much, but we should do our best to make use of the information we do have. E. The information that could be true is too hard to sort out from what isn’t true because we don’t know how strong the data really is. http://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1916/imp-hsc/ch10.htm#v22zz99h-298-GUESS Click the link at left to read Chapter 10 of Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism, then answer the questions below. According to Lenin, what is the fundamental source of a monopoly? A. It is a natural effect of human behavior. B. It is the result of governments and police systems. C. Its source is rooted in democracy. D. It comes from the concentration of production at a high stage. E. It is what follows a socialist system. What are the principal types or manifestations of monopoly capitalism? A. Monopolistic capitalist associations like cartels, syndicates and trusts; and monopolies as a result of colonial policy. B. Monopolization of raw materials and monopolization of finance capital. C. Monopolization of governing structures and monopolies of oligarchies. D. Monopolist capitalist associations like cartels, syndicates and trusts; and monopolies as a result of colonial policy AND monopolization of raw materials and monopolization of finance capital. E. Monopolization of raw materials and monopolization of finance capital AND monopolization of governing structures and monopolies of oligarchies. What is the definition of a rentier state according to Lenin? A. A state that colonizes other states. B. A state whose bourgeoisie live off the export of capital. C. A poor state. D. A wealthy state. E. A colonized state. Overall Lenin’s analysis of the state of capitalism is concerned with: A. The interactions between states. B. The interactions within states. C. The ownership of industry and organizations. D. The interactions within states AND the ownership of industry and organizations. E. All of these options. http://view.vzaar.com/1194665/flashplayer Watch the video at left, and then answer the questions below. The Marshall Plan was developed by the United States after World War II. What was its purpose? A. to feed the hungry of Europe B. to stem the spread of communism C. to maintain an American military presence in Europe D. to feed the hungry of Europe AND to stem the spread of communism E. to stem the spread of communism AND to maintain an American military presence in Europe What kind of aid was sent at first? A. foods, fertilizers, and machines for agriculture B. books, paper, and radios for education C. clothing, medical supplies, and construction equipment D. mostly cash in the form of loans and grants E. people with business expertise to help develop the economy What kind of aid did the United States send to Greece to help its farmers? A. tractors B. mules C. seeds D. fertilizer E. all of these options What was one way that the United States influenced public opinion in Italy during the elections described in the video? A. The United States provided significant food aid to Italy so that the Italians would be inclined to vote against the Communists. B. The Italians had been impressed by the strength and loyalty of the American soldiers, and were inclined to listen to them during the elections. C. There was a large number of young Italians who followed American fashion and culture. D. Italian immigrants in the United States wrote letters to their families in Italy urging them not to vote for Communists. E. The Greeks showed the Italians how much the Americans had helped them, warning that supporting a Communist candidate would mean sacrificing American aid. How did Pope Pius XII undermine the strength of the Communist Party in Italy? A. He encouraged Italians to go out and vote. B. He warned that the Communist Party would legalize abortion. C. He excommunicated many members of the Communist Party. D. He made a speech in support of capitalism. E. He declared that Communists should not be baptized. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVhWqwnZ1eM Use the video at left to answer the questions below. Hans Rosling shares how his students discuss “we” versus “them.” To whom are his students referring? A. the United States and Mexico B. Christians and Muslims C. Democrats and Republicans D. Europe and Asia E. none of these options According to Rosling, what factors contribute to a better quality of life for people in developing countries? A. family planning B. soap and water C. investment D. vaccinations E. all of these options Using his data, Rosling demonstrates a great shift in Mexico. What change does his data demonstrate? A. a decrease in drug usage B. a decrease in the number of jobs available C. an increase in average life expenctancy D. an increase in the rate of violent crime E. all of these options Instead of “developing” and “developed,” Rosling divides countries into four categories. Which of the following is NOT one of them? A. high-income countries B. middle-income countries C. low-income countries D. no-income countries E. collapsing countries Rosling discusses the increased life expectancy in both China and the United States. How are the situations different? A. The U.S. and China are on different continents. B. The life expectancy in China rose much higher than it did in the U.S. C. China first expanded its life expectancy and then grew economically, whereas the U.S. did the reverse. D. Average income and life expectancy steadily increased in the U.S., but they steadily decreased in China. E. all of these options Rosling shows a chart that demonstrates the regional income distribution of the world from 1970 to 2015. During that time, what has happened in South and East Asia? A. Money has flowed out of Asia to developing countries in Africa. B. The average income of citizens of South and East Asia has increased over the last 30 years. C. The average income of citizens of South and East Asia has decreased over the last 30 years. D. The average income of citizens of South and East Asia has surpassed that of Europe and North America. E. There has been no change. Click here to access GapMinder, the data visualizer that Hans Rosling uses. In 2010, which of the following countries had both a higher per-capita GDP and a higher life expectancy than the United States? A. France B. Japan C. Denmark D. Singapore E. Kuwait http://www.garretthardinsociety.org/articles/art_tragedy_of_the_commons.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a4S23uXIcM The Tragedy of the Commons What is the rough definition of the “commons” given in the article? A. any private property on which others trespass B. behavior that everyone considers to be normal C. a cow that lives in a herd D. government-administered benefits, like unemployment or Social Security E. a shared resource What does Hardin mean by describing pollution as a reverse tragedy of the commons? A. Rather than causing a problem, it resolves a problem. B. Pollution costs us money rather than making us money. C. We are putting something into the commons rather than removing something from it. D. It starts at the other end of the biological pyramid. E. Humans see less of it as time goes on. Hardin says “the air and waters surrounding us cannot readily be fenced, and so the tragedy of the commons as a cesspool must be prevented by different means.” What are those means? A. establishing more international treaties to protect the environment B. using laws or taxes to make the polluter pay for pollution C. punishing consumers for generating waste D. raising awareness about environmental issues E. developing greener products Pacific Garbage Dump According to the news report, what percent of the Gyre is made of plastic? A. 50 percent B. 60 percent C. 70 percent D. 80 percent E. 90 percent Where does the majority of the plastic in the Gyre come from? A. barges that dump trash in the ocean B. storm drains from land C. people throwing litter off boats into the ocean D. remnants from movie sets filmed at sea E. fishing boats processing their catch What does Charles Moore mean by the “throwaway concept”? A. the habitual use of disposable plastic packaging B. the mistaken view that marine ecosystems are infinitely renewable C. a general lack of interest in recycling D. the willingness to discard effective but small-scale environmental policies in deference to broader E. people throwing away their lives in pursuit of money In what way does the Great Pacific Gyre represent issues like global warming a tragedy of the commons? A. because all the plastic trash in it comes from the United States B. because it kills the albatross and makes it impossible for them to reproduce C. surbecause the countries rounding the Pacific Ocean are polluting the water in a way that affects the quality of the resource for all, but no one is specifically accountable for it D. because it causes marine life to compete for increasingly scarce nutrients in the ocean E. because nations in the region all collectively agreed to dump their trash in the Pacific http://www.npr.org/news/specials/climate/video/ http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/climateconnections/climate-map http://www.npr.org/news/specials/climate/video/wildchronicles.html Use the links provided at left to answer the questions below. Global Warming: It’s All About Carbon How does carbon give us fuel? A. When you burn things that contain carbon the bonds break, giving off energy. B. Burning things creates carbon out of other elements as a result of combustion. C. Carbon is created after oxygen and hydrogen get released. D. Carbon bonds are created thereby giving off energy. E. Carbon is made into fuel by refining oil. National Geographic Climate Map What geographic areas have seen the most significant changes in temperature? A. The African continent. B. The Pacific Ocean. C. The Atlantic Ocean. D. The Arctic Ocean. E. The Indian Ocean. Why does it matter that rain fall steadily rather than in downpours? A. For those countries accustomed to steady rain fall, downpours are actually more efficient ways to catch water. B. Downpours in regions accustomed to steady fall makes them more prone to flooding and damage. C. In general, as long as regions get either steady fall or downpours most things will stay the same. D. Downpours are always more beneficial to crop growth than steady rain. E. Steady rain is always more beneficial to crop growth than downpours. Climate Change Threatens Kona Coffee What is unique about the climate in Hawaii, making it a good place to grow coffee? A. The elevation is high, the nights are cool and the days are humid. B. The elevation is low, the nights are warm and the days are dry. C. The elevation is high, the nights are warm and the days are dry. D. The elevation is low, the nights are cool and the days are dry. E. The elevation is high, the nights are warm and the days are humid. What specific temperature pattern have experts noted about the region where Kona coffee is grown in Hawaii? A. There has been no significant change but the bean production has dropped. B. The nights have warmed up, even though the days have cooled. C. There has been an increase in bean production with the change in climate. D. The nights have cooled even more so than before. E. There has been universally hot days all the way around.

http://www.econlib.org/library/Smith/smWN1.html#B.I,%20Ch.1,%20Of%20the%20Division%20of%20Labor What does Smith mean by division of labor, and how does it affect production? A. He means that each person does their own work to benefit themselves by creating goods. This creates well-crafted goods. B. He argues that in order to become more efficient, we need to put everyone in the same workhouses and eliminate division. C. He says that the division of labor provides farmers with the opportunity to become involved in manufacturing. D. He means that each person makes one small part of a good very quickly, but this is bad for the quality of production overall. E. He means that by having each individual specialize in one thing, they can work together to create products more efficiently and effectively. Which of the following is NOT an example of the circumstances by which the division of labor improves efficiency? A. A doll-making company stops allowing each employee to make one whole doll each and instead appoints each employee to create one part of the doll. B. A family of rug makers buys a loom to speed up their production. C. A mechanic opens a new shop to be nearer to the market. D. A factory changes the responsibilities of its employees so that one group handles heavy boxes and the other group does precision sewing. E. A baker who used to make a dozen cookies at a time buys a giant mixer and oven that enable him to make 20 dozen cookies at a time. Considering the global system of states, what do you think the allegory of the pins has to offer? A. It suggests that there could be a natural harmony of interests among states because they can divide labor among themselves to the benefit of everyone. B. It suggests that states can never be secure enough to cooperate because every state is equally capable of producing the same things. C. It suggests that a central authority is necessary to help states cooperate, in the same way that a manager oversees operations at a factory. D. The allegory of the pins is a great way to think about how wars come about, because states won’t cooperate with each other like pin-makers do. E. The allegory of the pins shows us that there is no natural harmony of interests between states. Smith sees the development of industry, technology, and the division of labor as A. generally positive but not progressive. The lives of many people may improve, but the world will generally stay the same. B. generally positive and progressive. The world is improving because of these changes, and it will continue to improve. C. generally negative. The creation of new technologies and the division of labor are harmful to all humans, both the wealthy and the poor. D. generally negative. The creation of the division of labor only benefits the wealthy at the expense of the poor. E. both positive and negative. Smith thinks that technology hurts us, while the division of labor helps society progress and develop. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUwS1uAdUcI What point is Hans Rosling trying to make when he describes the global health pre-test? A. He is trying to show how the average person has no idea of the true state of global health. B. He is trying to illustrate how we tend to carry around outdated notions about the state of global health. C. He is trying to make us see that the less-developed countries are far worse off than we ever thought. D. He is trying to drive home the idea that global health has not improved over time despite foreign aid and improvements in medicine. E. He is trying to warn us about the rapid growth in world population. Rosling shows us that we tend to think about global health in terms of “we and them.” Who are the “we” and who are the “them”? A. “We” refers to academics, students, and scholars; “them” refers to the uneducated. B. “We” refers to the average person; “them” refers to politicians and global leaders. C. “We” refers to the wealthy; “them” refers to the poor. D. “We” refers to the Western world; “them” refers to the Third World. E. “We” refers to students; “them” refers to professors. In the life expectancy and fertility rate demonstration, what do the statistics reveal? A. Over time, developed countries produced small families and long lives, whereas developing countries produced large families and short lives. B. The world today looks much like it did in 1962 despite our attempts to help poorer countries develop. C. All countries in the world, even the poorer ones, are trending toward longer lives and smaller families. D. Developed countries are trending toward smaller families but shorter lives. E. All countries tend to make gains and losses in fertility and lifespan, but in the long run there is no significant change. What point does Rosling make about life expectancy in Vietnam as compared to the United States? To what does he attribute the change? A. He indicates that economic change preceded social change. B. He suggests that markets and free trade resulted in the increase in life expectancy. C. He says that the data indicates that the Vietnam War contributed to the decrease in life expectancy during that time, but that it recovered shortly thereafter. D. He says that social change in Asia preceded economic change, and life expectancy in Vietnam increased despite the war. E. He indicates that Vietnam was equal to the United States in life expectancy before the war. According to Rosling, how are regional statistics about child survival rates and GDP potentially misleading? A. Countries have an incentive to lie about the actual survival rates because they want foreign assistance. B. Statistics for the individual countries in a region are often vastly different. C. Regional statistics give us a strong sense of how we can understand development within one region, but it does not allow us to compare across regions. D. The data available over time and from countries within regions is often poorly collected and incomplete. E. Child survival rates cannot be compared regionally, since each culture has a different sense of how important children are. What is Rosling’s main point about statistical databases? A. The data is available but not readily accessible, so we need to create networks to solve that problem. B. The data that comes from these databases is often flawed and unreliable. C. It doesn’t matter whether we have access to these databases because the data can’t be used in an interesting way. D. Statistics can’t tell us very much, but we should do our best to make use of the information we do have. E. The information that could be true is too hard to sort out from what isn’t true because we don’t know how strong the data really is. http://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1916/imp-hsc/ch10.htm#v22zz99h-298-GUESS Click the link at left to read Chapter 10 of Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism, then answer the questions below. According to Lenin, what is the fundamental source of a monopoly? A. It is a natural effect of human behavior. B. It is the result of governments and police systems. C. Its source is rooted in democracy. D. It comes from the concentration of production at a high stage. E. It is what follows a socialist system. What are the principal types or manifestations of monopoly capitalism? A. Monopolistic capitalist associations like cartels, syndicates and trusts; and monopolies as a result of colonial policy. B. Monopolization of raw materials and monopolization of finance capital. C. Monopolization of governing structures and monopolies of oligarchies. D. Monopolist capitalist associations like cartels, syndicates and trusts; and monopolies as a result of colonial policy AND monopolization of raw materials and monopolization of finance capital. E. Monopolization of raw materials and monopolization of finance capital AND monopolization of governing structures and monopolies of oligarchies. What is the definition of a rentier state according to Lenin? A. A state that colonizes other states. B. A state whose bourgeoisie live off the export of capital. C. A poor state. D. A wealthy state. E. A colonized state. Overall Lenin’s analysis of the state of capitalism is concerned with: A. The interactions between states. B. The interactions within states. C. The ownership of industry and organizations. D. The interactions within states AND the ownership of industry and organizations. E. All of these options. http://view.vzaar.com/1194665/flashplayer Watch the video at left, and then answer the questions below. The Marshall Plan was developed by the United States after World War II. What was its purpose? A. to feed the hungry of Europe B. to stem the spread of communism C. to maintain an American military presence in Europe D. to feed the hungry of Europe AND to stem the spread of communism E. to stem the spread of communism AND to maintain an American military presence in Europe What kind of aid was sent at first? A. foods, fertilizers, and machines for agriculture B. books, paper, and radios for education C. clothing, medical supplies, and construction equipment D. mostly cash in the form of loans and grants E. people with business expertise to help develop the economy What kind of aid did the United States send to Greece to help its farmers? A. tractors B. mules C. seeds D. fertilizer E. all of these options What was one way that the United States influenced public opinion in Italy during the elections described in the video? A. The United States provided significant food aid to Italy so that the Italians would be inclined to vote against the Communists. B. The Italians had been impressed by the strength and loyalty of the American soldiers, and were inclined to listen to them during the elections. C. There was a large number of young Italians who followed American fashion and culture. D. Italian immigrants in the United States wrote letters to their families in Italy urging them not to vote for Communists. E. The Greeks showed the Italians how much the Americans had helped them, warning that supporting a Communist candidate would mean sacrificing American aid. How did Pope Pius XII undermine the strength of the Communist Party in Italy? A. He encouraged Italians to go out and vote. B. He warned that the Communist Party would legalize abortion. C. He excommunicated many members of the Communist Party. D. He made a speech in support of capitalism. E. He declared that Communists should not be baptized. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVhWqwnZ1eM Use the video at left to answer the questions below. Hans Rosling shares how his students discuss “we” versus “them.” To whom are his students referring? A. the United States and Mexico B. Christians and Muslims C. Democrats and Republicans D. Europe and Asia E. none of these options According to Rosling, what factors contribute to a better quality of life for people in developing countries? A. family planning B. soap and water C. investment D. vaccinations E. all of these options Using his data, Rosling demonstrates a great shift in Mexico. What change does his data demonstrate? A. a decrease in drug usage B. a decrease in the number of jobs available C. an increase in average life expenctancy D. an increase in the rate of violent crime E. all of these options Instead of “developing” and “developed,” Rosling divides countries into four categories. Which of the following is NOT one of them? A. high-income countries B. middle-income countries C. low-income countries D. no-income countries E. collapsing countries Rosling discusses the increased life expectancy in both China and the United States. How are the situations different? A. The U.S. and China are on different continents. B. The life expectancy in China rose much higher than it did in the U.S. C. China first expanded its life expectancy and then grew economically, whereas the U.S. did the reverse. D. Average income and life expectancy steadily increased in the U.S., but they steadily decreased in China. E. all of these options Rosling shows a chart that demonstrates the regional income distribution of the world from 1970 to 2015. During that time, what has happened in South and East Asia? A. Money has flowed out of Asia to developing countries in Africa. B. The average income of citizens of South and East Asia has increased over the last 30 years. C. The average income of citizens of South and East Asia has decreased over the last 30 years. D. The average income of citizens of South and East Asia has surpassed that of Europe and North America. E. There has been no change. Click here to access GapMinder, the data visualizer that Hans Rosling uses. In 2010, which of the following countries had both a higher per-capita GDP and a higher life expectancy than the United States? A. France B. Japan C. Denmark D. Singapore E. Kuwait http://www.garretthardinsociety.org/articles/art_tragedy_of_the_commons.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a4S23uXIcM The Tragedy of the Commons What is the rough definition of the “commons” given in the article? A. any private property on which others trespass B. behavior that everyone considers to be normal C. a cow that lives in a herd D. government-administered benefits, like unemployment or Social Security E. a shared resource What does Hardin mean by describing pollution as a reverse tragedy of the commons? A. Rather than causing a problem, it resolves a problem. B. Pollution costs us money rather than making us money. C. We are putting something into the commons rather than removing something from it. D. It starts at the other end of the biological pyramid. E. Humans see less of it as time goes on. Hardin says “the air and waters surrounding us cannot readily be fenced, and so the tragedy of the commons as a cesspool must be prevented by different means.” What are those means? A. establishing more international treaties to protect the environment B. using laws or taxes to make the polluter pay for pollution C. punishing consumers for generating waste D. raising awareness about environmental issues E. developing greener products Pacific Garbage Dump According to the news report, what percent of the Gyre is made of plastic? A. 50 percent B. 60 percent C. 70 percent D. 80 percent E. 90 percent Where does the majority of the plastic in the Gyre come from? A. barges that dump trash in the ocean B. storm drains from land C. people throwing litter off boats into the ocean D. remnants from movie sets filmed at sea E. fishing boats processing their catch What does Charles Moore mean by the “throwaway concept”? A. the habitual use of disposable plastic packaging B. the mistaken view that marine ecosystems are infinitely renewable C. a general lack of interest in recycling D. the willingness to discard effective but small-scale environmental policies in deference to broader E. people throwing away their lives in pursuit of money In what way does the Great Pacific Gyre represent issues like global warming a tragedy of the commons? A. because all the plastic trash in it comes from the United States B. because it kills the albatross and makes it impossible for them to reproduce C. surbecause the countries rounding the Pacific Ocean are polluting the water in a way that affects the quality of the resource for all, but no one is specifically accountable for it D. because it causes marine life to compete for increasingly scarce nutrients in the ocean E. because nations in the region all collectively agreed to dump their trash in the Pacific http://www.npr.org/news/specials/climate/video/ http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/climateconnections/climate-map http://www.npr.org/news/specials/climate/video/wildchronicles.html Use the links provided at left to answer the questions below. Global Warming: It’s All About Carbon How does carbon give us fuel? A. When you burn things that contain carbon the bonds break, giving off energy. B. Burning things creates carbon out of other elements as a result of combustion. C. Carbon is created after oxygen and hydrogen get released. D. Carbon bonds are created thereby giving off energy. E. Carbon is made into fuel by refining oil. National Geographic Climate Map What geographic areas have seen the most significant changes in temperature? A. The African continent. B. The Pacific Ocean. C. The Atlantic Ocean. D. The Arctic Ocean. E. The Indian Ocean. Why does it matter that rain fall steadily rather than in downpours? A. For those countries accustomed to steady rain fall, downpours are actually more efficient ways to catch water. B. Downpours in regions accustomed to steady fall makes them more prone to flooding and damage. C. In general, as long as regions get either steady fall or downpours most things will stay the same. D. Downpours are always more beneficial to crop growth than steady rain. E. Steady rain is always more beneficial to crop growth than downpours. Climate Change Threatens Kona Coffee What is unique about the climate in Hawaii, making it a good place to grow coffee? A. The elevation is high, the nights are cool and the days are humid. B. The elevation is low, the nights are warm and the days are dry. C. The elevation is high, the nights are warm and the days are dry. D. The elevation is low, the nights are cool and the days are dry. E. The elevation is high, the nights are warm and the days are humid. What specific temperature pattern have experts noted about the region where Kona coffee is grown in Hawaii? A. There has been no significant change but the bean production has dropped. B. The nights have warmed up, even though the days have cooled. C. There has been an increase in bean production with the change in climate. D. The nights have cooled even more so than before. E. There has been universally hot days all the way around.

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Using the Earnings_and_Height dataset, perform the following exercises. 1. Test whether the difference in mean height for men and women is statistically significant? Is it? 2. Does the distribution of height for men and women in the US follow the normal distribution? Answer by looking at detailed summary statistics and high order moments of the data. 3. If you were to select one al observation from the data at random, what is the probability that individual is than sixty seven inches tall? 4a. Run the following regressions and interpret the coefficient on the height variable. I. Regress earnings on height II. Regress log of earning on height III. Regress log earnings on log of height 4b. which model is preferred? 5a. Regress log of earnings on height and height² 5b. is there a non-linear relationship between height and log earnings? 5c. Give a-formula for the effect of a change in height on the change in log earnings. 6. Create the following variables: I. A dummy variable for being-Hispania. ii. A dummy variable for being black. iii. A dummy variable for being female. iv. A set of region dummy variables. 7a. Run the following regression separately by gender: Regress log earnings on height education age black Hispanic 7b. Is there a difference in the estimated effect of height on earnings by gender? 8. Run the following regression: Regress log earnings on height education age black Hispanic female and a set of region indicators, and perform the following tests (and interpret the results): I. Test for the equality of coefficients on the Hispanic and black variables. ii. Test the hypothesis that the coefficients on female, black and Hispanic are all zero. 9a. Run the following regression for men: Regress log earnings on height height² education age black Hispanic and a set of region indicators. Is there evidence of a non-linear relationship between height andlog earnings for men? 9b. Estimate the effect of a one inch increase in height on log earnings for a man starting an average height) 10. Discuss the following threats to internal validity regarding the model in (8): I. measurement error focusing on earnings and height) ii. Omitted variables bias

Using the Earnings_and_Height dataset, perform the following exercises. 1. Test whether the difference in mean height for men and women is statistically significant? Is it? 2. Does the distribution of height for men and women in the US follow the normal distribution? Answer by looking at detailed summary statistics and high order moments of the data. 3. If you were to select one al observation from the data at random, what is the probability that individual is than sixty seven inches tall? 4a. Run the following regressions and interpret the coefficient on the height variable. I. Regress earnings on height II. Regress log of earning on height III. Regress log earnings on log of height 4b. which model is preferred? 5a. Regress log of earnings on height and height² 5b. is there a non-linear relationship between height and log earnings? 5c. Give a-formula for the effect of a change in height on the change in log earnings. 6. Create the following variables: I. A dummy variable for being-Hispania. ii. A dummy variable for being black. iii. A dummy variable for being female. iv. A set of region dummy variables. 7a. Run the following regression separately by gender: Regress log earnings on height education age black Hispanic 7b. Is there a difference in the estimated effect of height on earnings by gender? 8. Run the following regression: Regress log earnings on height education age black Hispanic female and a set of region indicators, and perform the following tests (and interpret the results): I. Test for the equality of coefficients on the Hispanic and black variables. ii. Test the hypothesis that the coefficients on female, black and Hispanic are all zero. 9a. Run the following regression for men: Regress log earnings on height height² education age black Hispanic and a set of region indicators. Is there evidence of a non-linear relationship between height andlog earnings for men? 9b. Estimate the effect of a one inch increase in height on log earnings for a man starting an average height) 10. Discuss the following threats to internal validity regarding the model in (8): I. measurement error focusing on earnings and height) ii. Omitted variables bias

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2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 1/22 Assignment 2 Due: 6:43pm on Saturday, February 28, 2015 You will receive no credit for items you complete after the assignment is due. Grading Policy Adding and Subtracting Vectors Conceptual Question Six vectors (A to F) have the magnitudes and directions indicated in the figure. Part A Which two vectors, when added, will have the largest (positive) x component? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B Which two vectors, when added, will have the largest (positive) y component? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: C and E E and F A and F C and D B and D 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 2/22 Part C Which two vectors, when subtracted (i.e., when one vector is subtracted from the other), will have the largest magnitude? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Components of Vectors Shown is a 10 by 10 grid, with coordinate axes x and y . The grid runs from 5 to 5 on both axes. Drawn on this grid are four vectors, labeled through . This problem will ask you various questions about these vectors. All answers should be in decimal notation, unless otherwise specified. Part A C and D A and F E and F A and B E and D A and F A and E D and B C and D E and F _._ _._ ._ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 3/22 What is the x component of ? Express your answer to two significant figures. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B What is the y component of ? Express your answer to the nearest integer. ANSWER: Part C What is the y component of ? Express your answer to the nearest integer. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part D What is the component of ? Express your answer to the nearest integer. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: _._ _4 = _._ _5 = _._ _5 = 4 _._ _4 = 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 4/22 The following questions will ask you to give both components of vectors using the ordered pairs method. In this method, the x component is written first, followed by a comma, and then the y component. For example, the components of would be written 2.5,3 in ordered pair notation. The answers below are all integers, so estimate the components to the nearest whole number. Part E In ordered pair notation, write down the components of vector . Express your answers to the nearest integer. ANSWER: Part F In ordered pair notation, write down the components of vector . Express your answers to the nearest integer. ANSWER: Part G What is true about and ? Choose from the pulldown list below. ANSWER: Finding the Cross Product The figure shows two vectors and separated by an angle . You are given that , , and . _._ _._ _4, _5 = _._ _4 , _5 = _._ _._ They have different components and are not the same vectors. They have the same components but are not the same vectors. They are the same vectors. _ ._ _._ J56 _ .__ _ _ _ _.__ _ _ _ _ ._g_.__ _ ._ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 5/22 Part A Express as an ordered triplet of values, separated by commas. ANSWER: Part B Find the magnitude of . ANSWER: Part C Find the sine of the angle between and . ANSWER: Significant Figures Conceptual Question In the parts that follow select whether the number presented in statement A is greater than, less than, or equal to the number presented in statement B. Be sure to follow all of the rules concerning significant figures. _ ._ _ ._= _ ._ ]_ ]._ = _ ._ _._ TJO J__ = 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 6/22 Part A Statement A: 2.567 , to two significant figures. Statement B: 2.567 , to three significant figures. Determine the correct relationship between the statements. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B Statement A: (2.567 + 3.146 ), to two significant figures. Statement B: (2.567 , to two significant figures) + (3.146 , to two significant figures). Determine the correct relationship between the statements. ANSWER: Part C Statement A: Area of a rectangle with measured length = 2.536 and width = 1.4 . Statement B: Area of a rectangle with measured length = 2.536 and width = 1.41 . Since you are not told specific numbers of significant figures to round to, you must use the rules for multiplying numbers while respecting significant figures. If you need a reminder, consult the hint. Determine the correct relationship between the statements. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: LN LN Statement A is greater than less than equal to Statement B. LN LN LN LN Statement A is greater than less than equal to Statement B. N N N N 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 7/22 ± Vector Dot Product Let vectors , , and . Calculate the following: Part A You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B What is the angle between and ? Express your answer using one significant figure. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part C ANSWER: Part D ANSWER: Statement A is greater than less than equal to Statement B. _.__ _ _Ã_ _.__ Ã_ _ _ _.__ Ã_Ã_ _ _._ø _._ = J”# _._ _._ J”# = SBEJBOT __._ø __._ = 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 8/22 Part E Which of the following can be computed? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: and are different vectors with lengths and respectively. Find the following: Part F Express your answer in terms of You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part G If and are perpendicular, You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: _ _._ø __._ = _._ø _._ø _._ _._ø _._ø _._ _._ø _.___._ _ ø _._ _ .__ _ .__ __ __ __ = ø _ .__ _ .__ _ .__ _ .__ = ø _ .__ _ .__ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 9/22 Part H If and are parallel, Express your answer in terms of and . You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: ± Resolving Vector Components with Trigonometry Often a vector is specified by a magnitude and a direction; for example, a rope with tension exerts a force of magnitude in a direction 35 north of east. This is a good way to think of vectors; however, to calculate results with vectors, it is best to select a coordinate system and manipulate the components of the vectors in that coordinate system. Part A Find the components of the vector with length = 1.00 and angle =20.0 with respect to the x axis as shown. Enter the x component followed by the y component, separated by a comma. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B _ .__ _ .__ __ __ = ø _ .__ _ .__ _ ._ _ È _._ _ C È _._ = ._ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 10/22 Find the components of the vector with length = 1.00 and angle =20.0 with respect to the x axis as shown. Enter the x component followed by the y component, separated by a comma. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part C Find the components of the vector with length = 1.00 and angle 30.0 as shown. Enter the x component followed by the y component, separated by a comma. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Exercise 1.28 Part A How many dollar bills would you have to stack to reach the moon? (Depending on age, dollar bills can be stacked with about 23 per millimeter.) Express your answer using one significant figure. ANSWER: Problem 1.80 A boulder of weight rests on a hillside that rises at a constant angle above the horizontal, as shown in the figure . Its weight is a force on the boulder that has direction vertically downward. _._ _ D È _._ = _._ _ ] _ È _._ = dollar bills 3 C 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 11/22 Part A In terms of and , what is the component of the weight of the boulder in the direction parallel to the surface of the hill? Express your answer in terms of and . ANSWER: Part B What is the component of the weight in the direction perpendicular to the surface of the hill? Express your answer in terms of and . ANSWER: Part C An air conditioner unit is fastened to a roof that slopes upward at an angle of . In order that the unit not slide down the roof, the component of the unit’s weight parallel to the roof cannot exceed 550 N. What is the maximum allowed weight of the unit? ANSWER: Problem 1.84 You are camping with two friends, Joe and Karl. Since all three of you like your privacy, you don’t pitch your tents close together. Joe’s tent is 23.5 from yours, in the direction 19.0 north of east. Karl’s tent is 40.0 from yours, in the direction 36.0 south of east. C 3 C 3 ]3,_. ] = C 3 ]3,!., ] = ____È 3 = / N È N È 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 12/22 Part A What is the distance between Karl’s tent and Joe’s tent? ANSWER: Multiple Choice Question 1.8 Part A The components of vectors and are given as follows: Ax = +5.7 Bx = 9.8 Ay = 3.6 By = 6.5 The magnitude of the vector difference , is closest to: ANSWER: OneDimensional Kinematics with Constant Acceleration Learning Goal: To understand the meaning of the variables that appear in the equations for onedimensional kinematics with constant acceleration. Motion with a constant, nonzero acceleration is not uncommon in the world around us. Falling (or thrown) objects and cars starting and stopping approximate this type of motion. It is also the type of motion most frequently involved in introductory kinematics problems. The kinematic equations for such motion can be written as , , where the symbols are defined as follows: is the position of the particle; _ = N _ ¥ _ ¥ à _ ¥ _ ¥ 5.0 11 5.0 16 250 4 0_ 4J_2J0_ _ __ 0_ 2 0 _ 2J __0 4 0 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 13/22 is the initial position of the particle; is the velocity of the particle; is the initial velocity of the particle; is the acceleration of the particle. In anwering the following questions, assume that the acceleration is constant and nonzero: . Part A The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: Part B The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: Part C The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: Part D The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: 4J 2 0 2J _ _ Ü _ 4 true false 4J true false 2J true false 2 true false 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 14/22 Part E Which of the given equations is not an explicit function of and is therefore useful when you don’t know or don’t need the time? ANSWER: Part F A particle moves with constant acceleration . The expression represents the particle’s velocity at what instant in time? ANSWER: More generally, the equations of motion can be written as and . Here is the time that has elapsed since the beginning of the particle’s motion, that is, , where is the current time and is the time at which we start measuring the particle’s motion. The terms and are, respectively, the position and velocity at . As you can now see, the equations given at the beginning of this problem correspond to the case , which is a convenient choice if there is only one particle of interest. To illustrate the use of these more general equations, consider the motion of two particles, A and B. The position of particle A depends on time as . That is, particle A starts moving at time with velocity , from . At time , particle B has twice the acceleration, half the velocity, and the same position that particle A had at time . Part G What is the equation describing the position of particle B? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: 0 4_ 4J_2J0_ _ __ 0_ 2 _ 2J __0 _ ___ 4à 2_ 2_J 4J _ 2J __0 only at time only at the “initial” time when a time has passed since the particle’s velocity was 0 _ _ 0 2J 4 0_ 4J_2J 0_ _ 0 __ _ 2 0 _ 2J __ 0 0 0 _ 0Ã0J 0 0J 4J 2J 0 _ 0J 0J _ _ 4″ 0 _ 4J _2J0_ ____0_ 0 _ 0J” _ _ 2J” _ 2J 4J” _ 4J 0 _ 0_ 0 _ _ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 15/22 Part H At what time does the velocity of particle B equal that of particle A? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Given Positions, Find Velocity and Acceleration Learning Goal: To understand how to graph position, velocity, and acceleration of an object starting with a table of positions vs. time. The table shows the x coordinate of a moving object. The position is tabulated at 1s intervals. The x coordinate is indicated below each time. You should make the simplification that the acceleration of the object is bounded and contains no spikes. time (s) 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 x (m) 0 1 4 9 16 24 32 40 46 48 Part A Which graph best represents the function , describing the object’s position vs. time? 4# 0_ 4J__2J0_ _ __ 0_ 4# 0 _ 4J ____2J0__0_ 4# 0_ 4J__2J 0_0__ _ 0_ __ 0__ 4# 0 _ 4J ____2J 0_0_ __ 0_0_ _ 4# 0_ 4J__2J 0Ã0__ _ 0à __ 0__ 4# 0 _ 4J ____2J 0Ã0_ __ 0Ã0_ _ The two particles never have the same velocity. 0_ 0__ 2J __ 0__0__ 2J __ 0__0__ 2J __ 4 0 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 16/22 You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B Which of the following graphs best represents the function , describing the object’s velocity as a function of time? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: 1 2 3 4 2 0 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 17/22 Part C Which of the following graphs best represents the function , describing the acceleration of this object? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: A Man Running to Catch a Bus A man is running at speed (much less than the speed of light) to catch a bus already at a stop. At , when he is a distance from the door to the bus, the bus starts moving with the positive acceleration . Use a coordinate system with at the door of the stopped bus. 1 2 3 4 _ 0 1 2 3 4 _ 0 _ _ _ _ 4 _ _ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 18/22 Part A What is , the position of the man as a function of time? Answer symbolically in terms of the variables , , and . You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B What is , the position of the bus as a function of time? Answer symbolically in terms of and . You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part C What condition is necessary for the man to catch the bus? Assume he catches it at time . You did not open hints for this part. 4NBO 0 _ _ 0 4NBO 0 = 4CVT 0 _ 0 4CVT = 0DBUDI 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 19/22 ANSWER: Part D This question will be shown after you complete previous question(s). Part E This question will be shown after you complete previous question(s). Stopping on Snow Light, dry snow is called powder. Skiing on a powder day is different than skiing on a day when the snow is wet and heavy. When you slow down on dry snow the maximum (negative) acceleration caused by the snow acting on your skis is about twofifths as much as that of stopping on wet snow. Part A For a given initial velocity, how does the time it takes to stop on dry snow differ from the time it takes to stop on wet snow? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B For a given initial velocity, how does the stopping distance on dry snow differ from the stopping distance on wet snow? 4NBO 0DBUDI _ 4CVT 0DBUDI 4NBO 0DBUDI _ 4CVT 0DBUDI 4NBO 0DBUDI _ 4CVT 0DBUDI _ _ _ Ç 0DBUDI 0E 0X 0E _ ___0X 0E _ 0X 0E _ ___0X 4E 4X 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 20/22 You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Exercise 2.34 A subway train starts from rest at a station and accelerates at a rate of for 14.0 . It runs at constant speed for 70.0 and slows down at a rate of until it stops at the next station. Part A Find the total distance covered. ANSWER: Problem 2.57 Dan gets on Interstate Highway I280 at Seward, Nebraska, and drives due west in a straight line and at an average velocity of magnitude 88.0 . After traveling 76 km, he reaches the Aurora exit . Realizing he has gone too far, he turns around and drives due east 34 back to the York exit at an average velocity of magnitude 75.0 . Part A For his whole trip from Seward to the York exit, what is his average speed? 4E _ ___4X 4E _ 4X 4E _ ___4X ____ N_T_ T T ____ N_T_ = LN LN_I LN LN_I 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 21/22 ANSWER: Part B For his whole trip from Seward to the York exit, what is the magnitude of his average velocity? ANSWER: Multiple Choice Question 2.1 Part A A train starts from rest and accelerates uniformly, until it has traveled 5.9 km and acquired a velocity of 35 m/s. The train then moves at a constant velocity of 35 m/s for 400 s. The train then decelerates uniformly at 0.065 m/s2, until it is brought to a halt. The acceleration during the first 5.9 km of travel is closest to: ANSWER: Multiple Choice Question 2.8 Part A A racquetball strikes a wall with a speed of 30 m/s and rebounds with a speed of 26 m/s. The collision takes 20 ms. What is the average acceleration of the ball during collision? ANSWER: 2 = LN_I 2 = LN_I 0.13 m/s2 0.11 m/s2 0.12 m/s2 0.10 m/s2 0.093 m/s2 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 Score Summary: Your score on this assignment is 0.0%. You received 0 out of a possible total of 18 points. zero 200 m/s2 1500 m/s2 1300 m/s2 2800 m/s2

2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 1/22 Assignment 2 Due: 6:43pm on Saturday, February 28, 2015 You will receive no credit for items you complete after the assignment is due. Grading Policy Adding and Subtracting Vectors Conceptual Question Six vectors (A to F) have the magnitudes and directions indicated in the figure. Part A Which two vectors, when added, will have the largest (positive) x component? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B Which two vectors, when added, will have the largest (positive) y component? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: C and E E and F A and F C and D B and D 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 2/22 Part C Which two vectors, when subtracted (i.e., when one vector is subtracted from the other), will have the largest magnitude? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Components of Vectors Shown is a 10 by 10 grid, with coordinate axes x and y . The grid runs from 5 to 5 on both axes. Drawn on this grid are four vectors, labeled through . This problem will ask you various questions about these vectors. All answers should be in decimal notation, unless otherwise specified. Part A C and D A and F E and F A and B E and D A and F A and E D and B C and D E and F _._ _._ ._ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 3/22 What is the x component of ? Express your answer to two significant figures. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B What is the y component of ? Express your answer to the nearest integer. ANSWER: Part C What is the y component of ? Express your answer to the nearest integer. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part D What is the component of ? Express your answer to the nearest integer. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: _._ _4 = _._ _5 = _._ _5 = 4 _._ _4 = 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 4/22 The following questions will ask you to give both components of vectors using the ordered pairs method. In this method, the x component is written first, followed by a comma, and then the y component. For example, the components of would be written 2.5,3 in ordered pair notation. The answers below are all integers, so estimate the components to the nearest whole number. Part E In ordered pair notation, write down the components of vector . Express your answers to the nearest integer. ANSWER: Part F In ordered pair notation, write down the components of vector . Express your answers to the nearest integer. ANSWER: Part G What is true about and ? Choose from the pulldown list below. ANSWER: Finding the Cross Product The figure shows two vectors and separated by an angle . You are given that , , and . _._ _._ _4, _5 = _._ _4 , _5 = _._ _._ They have different components and are not the same vectors. They have the same components but are not the same vectors. They are the same vectors. _ ._ _._ J56 _ .__ _ _ _ _.__ _ _ _ _ ._g_.__ _ ._ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 5/22 Part A Express as an ordered triplet of values, separated by commas. ANSWER: Part B Find the magnitude of . ANSWER: Part C Find the sine of the angle between and . ANSWER: Significant Figures Conceptual Question In the parts that follow select whether the number presented in statement A is greater than, less than, or equal to the number presented in statement B. Be sure to follow all of the rules concerning significant figures. _ ._ _ ._= _ ._ ]_ ]._ = _ ._ _._ TJO J__ = 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 6/22 Part A Statement A: 2.567 , to two significant figures. Statement B: 2.567 , to three significant figures. Determine the correct relationship between the statements. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B Statement A: (2.567 + 3.146 ), to two significant figures. Statement B: (2.567 , to two significant figures) + (3.146 , to two significant figures). Determine the correct relationship between the statements. ANSWER: Part C Statement A: Area of a rectangle with measured length = 2.536 and width = 1.4 . Statement B: Area of a rectangle with measured length = 2.536 and width = 1.41 . Since you are not told specific numbers of significant figures to round to, you must use the rules for multiplying numbers while respecting significant figures. If you need a reminder, consult the hint. Determine the correct relationship between the statements. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: LN LN Statement A is greater than less than equal to Statement B. LN LN LN LN Statement A is greater than less than equal to Statement B. N N N N 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 7/22 ± Vector Dot Product Let vectors , , and . Calculate the following: Part A You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B What is the angle between and ? Express your answer using one significant figure. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part C ANSWER: Part D ANSWER: Statement A is greater than less than equal to Statement B. _.__ _ _Ã_ _.__ Ã_ _ _ _.__ Ã_Ã_ _ _._ø _._ = J”# _._ _._ J”# = SBEJBOT __._ø __._ = 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 8/22 Part E Which of the following can be computed? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: and are different vectors with lengths and respectively. Find the following: Part F Express your answer in terms of You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part G If and are perpendicular, You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: _ _._ø __._ = _._ø _._ø _._ _._ø _._ø _._ _._ø _.___._ _ ø _._ _ .__ _ .__ __ __ __ = ø _ .__ _ .__ _ .__ _ .__ = ø _ .__ _ .__ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 9/22 Part H If and are parallel, Express your answer in terms of and . You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: ± Resolving Vector Components with Trigonometry Often a vector is specified by a magnitude and a direction; for example, a rope with tension exerts a force of magnitude in a direction 35 north of east. This is a good way to think of vectors; however, to calculate results with vectors, it is best to select a coordinate system and manipulate the components of the vectors in that coordinate system. Part A Find the components of the vector with length = 1.00 and angle =20.0 with respect to the x axis as shown. Enter the x component followed by the y component, separated by a comma. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B _ .__ _ .__ __ __ = ø _ .__ _ .__ _ ._ _ È _._ _ C È _._ = ._ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 10/22 Find the components of the vector with length = 1.00 and angle =20.0 with respect to the x axis as shown. Enter the x component followed by the y component, separated by a comma. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part C Find the components of the vector with length = 1.00 and angle 30.0 as shown. Enter the x component followed by the y component, separated by a comma. You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Exercise 1.28 Part A How many dollar bills would you have to stack to reach the moon? (Depending on age, dollar bills can be stacked with about 23 per millimeter.) Express your answer using one significant figure. ANSWER: Problem 1.80 A boulder of weight rests on a hillside that rises at a constant angle above the horizontal, as shown in the figure . Its weight is a force on the boulder that has direction vertically downward. _._ _ D È _._ = _._ _ ] _ È _._ = dollar bills 3 C 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 11/22 Part A In terms of and , what is the component of the weight of the boulder in the direction parallel to the surface of the hill? Express your answer in terms of and . ANSWER: Part B What is the component of the weight in the direction perpendicular to the surface of the hill? Express your answer in terms of and . ANSWER: Part C An air conditioner unit is fastened to a roof that slopes upward at an angle of . In order that the unit not slide down the roof, the component of the unit’s weight parallel to the roof cannot exceed 550 N. What is the maximum allowed weight of the unit? ANSWER: Problem 1.84 You are camping with two friends, Joe and Karl. Since all three of you like your privacy, you don’t pitch your tents close together. Joe’s tent is 23.5 from yours, in the direction 19.0 north of east. Karl’s tent is 40.0 from yours, in the direction 36.0 south of east. C 3 C 3 ]3,_. ] = C 3 ]3,!., ] = ____È 3 = / N È N È 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 12/22 Part A What is the distance between Karl’s tent and Joe’s tent? ANSWER: Multiple Choice Question 1.8 Part A The components of vectors and are given as follows: Ax = +5.7 Bx = 9.8 Ay = 3.6 By = 6.5 The magnitude of the vector difference , is closest to: ANSWER: OneDimensional Kinematics with Constant Acceleration Learning Goal: To understand the meaning of the variables that appear in the equations for onedimensional kinematics with constant acceleration. Motion with a constant, nonzero acceleration is not uncommon in the world around us. Falling (or thrown) objects and cars starting and stopping approximate this type of motion. It is also the type of motion most frequently involved in introductory kinematics problems. The kinematic equations for such motion can be written as , , where the symbols are defined as follows: is the position of the particle; _ = N _ ¥ _ ¥ à _ ¥ _ ¥ 5.0 11 5.0 16 250 4 0_ 4J_2J0_ _ __ 0_ 2 0 _ 2J __0 4 0 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 13/22 is the initial position of the particle; is the velocity of the particle; is the initial velocity of the particle; is the acceleration of the particle. In anwering the following questions, assume that the acceleration is constant and nonzero: . Part A The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: Part B The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: Part C The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: Part D The quantity represented by is a function of time (i.e., is not constant). ANSWER: 4J 2 0 2J _ _ Ü _ 4 true false 4J true false 2J true false 2 true false 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 14/22 Part E Which of the given equations is not an explicit function of and is therefore useful when you don’t know or don’t need the time? ANSWER: Part F A particle moves with constant acceleration . The expression represents the particle’s velocity at what instant in time? ANSWER: More generally, the equations of motion can be written as and . Here is the time that has elapsed since the beginning of the particle’s motion, that is, , where is the current time and is the time at which we start measuring the particle’s motion. The terms and are, respectively, the position and velocity at . As you can now see, the equations given at the beginning of this problem correspond to the case , which is a convenient choice if there is only one particle of interest. To illustrate the use of these more general equations, consider the motion of two particles, A and B. The position of particle A depends on time as . That is, particle A starts moving at time with velocity , from . At time , particle B has twice the acceleration, half the velocity, and the same position that particle A had at time . Part G What is the equation describing the position of particle B? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: 0 4_ 4J_2J0_ _ __ 0_ 2 _ 2J __0 _ ___ 4à 2_ 2_J 4J _ 2J __0 only at time only at the “initial” time when a time has passed since the particle’s velocity was 0 _ _ 0 2J 4 0_ 4J_2J 0_ _ 0 __ _ 2 0 _ 2J __ 0 0 0 _ 0Ã0J 0 0J 4J 2J 0 _ 0J 0J _ _ 4″ 0 _ 4J _2J0_ ____0_ 0 _ 0J” _ _ 2J” _ 2J 4J” _ 4J 0 _ 0_ 0 _ _ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 15/22 Part H At what time does the velocity of particle B equal that of particle A? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Given Positions, Find Velocity and Acceleration Learning Goal: To understand how to graph position, velocity, and acceleration of an object starting with a table of positions vs. time. The table shows the x coordinate of a moving object. The position is tabulated at 1s intervals. The x coordinate is indicated below each time. You should make the simplification that the acceleration of the object is bounded and contains no spikes. time (s) 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 x (m) 0 1 4 9 16 24 32 40 46 48 Part A Which graph best represents the function , describing the object’s position vs. time? 4# 0_ 4J__2J0_ _ __ 0_ 4# 0 _ 4J ____2J0__0_ 4# 0_ 4J__2J 0_0__ _ 0_ __ 0__ 4# 0 _ 4J ____2J 0_0_ __ 0_0_ _ 4# 0_ 4J__2J 0Ã0__ _ 0à __ 0__ 4# 0 _ 4J ____2J 0Ã0_ __ 0Ã0_ _ The two particles never have the same velocity. 0_ 0__ 2J __ 0__0__ 2J __ 0__0__ 2J __ 4 0 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 16/22 You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B Which of the following graphs best represents the function , describing the object’s velocity as a function of time? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: 1 2 3 4 2 0 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 17/22 Part C Which of the following graphs best represents the function , describing the acceleration of this object? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: A Man Running to Catch a Bus A man is running at speed (much less than the speed of light) to catch a bus already at a stop. At , when he is a distance from the door to the bus, the bus starts moving with the positive acceleration . Use a coordinate system with at the door of the stopped bus. 1 2 3 4 _ 0 1 2 3 4 _ 0 _ _ _ _ 4 _ _ 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 18/22 Part A What is , the position of the man as a function of time? Answer symbolically in terms of the variables , , and . You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B What is , the position of the bus as a function of time? Answer symbolically in terms of and . You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part C What condition is necessary for the man to catch the bus? Assume he catches it at time . You did not open hints for this part. 4NBO 0 _ _ 0 4NBO 0 = 4CVT 0 _ 0 4CVT = 0DBUDI 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 19/22 ANSWER: Part D This question will be shown after you complete previous question(s). Part E This question will be shown after you complete previous question(s). Stopping on Snow Light, dry snow is called powder. Skiing on a powder day is different than skiing on a day when the snow is wet and heavy. When you slow down on dry snow the maximum (negative) acceleration caused by the snow acting on your skis is about twofifths as much as that of stopping on wet snow. Part A For a given initial velocity, how does the time it takes to stop on dry snow differ from the time it takes to stop on wet snow? You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Part B For a given initial velocity, how does the stopping distance on dry snow differ from the stopping distance on wet snow? 4NBO 0DBUDI _ 4CVT 0DBUDI 4NBO 0DBUDI _ 4CVT 0DBUDI 4NBO 0DBUDI _ 4CVT 0DBUDI _ _ _ Ç 0DBUDI 0E 0X 0E _ ___0X 0E _ 0X 0E _ ___0X 4E 4X 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 20/22 You did not open hints for this part. ANSWER: Exercise 2.34 A subway train starts from rest at a station and accelerates at a rate of for 14.0 . It runs at constant speed for 70.0 and slows down at a rate of until it stops at the next station. Part A Find the total distance covered. ANSWER: Problem 2.57 Dan gets on Interstate Highway I280 at Seward, Nebraska, and drives due west in a straight line and at an average velocity of magnitude 88.0 . After traveling 76 km, he reaches the Aurora exit . Realizing he has gone too far, he turns around and drives due east 34 back to the York exit at an average velocity of magnitude 75.0 . Part A For his whole trip from Seward to the York exit, what is his average speed? 4E _ ___4X 4E _ 4X 4E _ ___4X ____ N_T_ T T ____ N_T_ = LN LN_I LN LN_I 2/24/2015 Assignment 2 =3484333 21/22 ANSWER: Part B For his whole trip from Seward to the York exit, what is the magnitude of his average velocity? ANSWER: Multiple Choice Question 2.1 Part A A train starts from rest and accelerates uniformly, until it has traveled 5.9 km and acquired a velocity of 35 m/s. The train then moves at a constant velocity of 35 m/s for 400 s. The train then decelerates uniformly at 0.065 m/s2, until it is brought to a halt. The acceleration during the first 5.9 km of travel is closest to: ANSWER: Multiple Choice Question 2.8 Part A A racquetball strikes a wall with a speed of 30 m/s and rebounds with a speed of 26 m/s. The collision takes 20 ms. What is the average acceleration of the ball during collision? 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For a balanced wye load with a phase voltage of 120 Vrms, a phase current of 30 Arms and a phase difference of 6° between voltage and current, what is the total average power? (2 decimals in kW)

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EBIO/ECHM 100 – Homework #6 2015 Due Thursday October 8, 2015 1. Flow rates – in most bio- or chemical engineering problems, you will be working with flow rates rather than a singular amount of mass, moles or volume. When working with gases, a molar flow rate (mol/time) or a volumetric flow rate (volume/time) can be used in the ideal gas law. Consider a mixed gas consisting of 60% Hydrogen, 20% Nitrogen and 20% Carbon Monoxide (CO) which has a molar flow rate of 175 lbmol/min. The temperature is 200oF and pressure is 3 atm gauge. a. Calculate the individual molar flow rates of each component (mol/min) b. Calculate the total volumetric flow rate in ft3/min c. Determine the molar density of the mixed gas (mol/ft3) d. Determine the mass flow rate of the gas (g/min) e. Determine the mass fraction of hydrogen in the gas Read Section 6.5 of your textbook and/or watch the mini-lecture on statistics. That information will help you complete problems 2-4 In previous years, students in EBIO/ECHM 100 would test their ability to brew a repeatable batch of coffee. Let’s say you tried your best to brew three identical batches of coffee – you ground your own beans and measured exactly how many grounds you added to the pot. You took three samples from each batch and measured the absorbance. Representative data for the absorbance readings is given below. Batch 1 Batch 2 Batch 3 Measurement 1 0.343 0.374 0.327 Measurement 2 0.342 0.372 0.327 Measurement 3 0.371 0.375 0.328 2. For each batch of coffee (data in a vertical column), calculate the mean and standard deviation of the absorbance measurement of the three measurements taken from each batch (batch 1 has 3 absorbance measurements of .343, 0.342 and 0.371). Show at least one hand calculation on engineering paper, but you can do the rest in Excel if you wish, using the functions for average, =average(), and standard deviation, =stdev(). For example if you put data from batch 1 in column B, cells B2, B3 and B4 you could tell Excel to compute the average of those numbers by entering the equation =average(B2,B3,B4) in a neighboring cell. An alternate to way compute the average would be to type =(B2+B3+B4)/3. While you get the same answer with both methods, the second method become more cumbersome as your number of samples goes up. 3. Now, calculate the mean and standard deviation for the combination of all nine samples. 4. Why is the standard deviation calculated in #3 greater than those calculated in #2? Discuss this question in terms of experimental factors that could lead to scatter in your data (think back to the steps of making coffee and try to come up with at least 3 factors – these can address sample to sample variations or batch to batch variations). Staple the spreadsheet to the rest of your HW if using Excel. Adjust numbers so they report correct significant figures.

EBIO/ECHM 100 – Homework #6 2015 Due Thursday October 8, 2015 1. Flow rates – in most bio- or chemical engineering problems, you will be working with flow rates rather than a singular amount of mass, moles or volume. When working with gases, a molar flow rate (mol/time) or a volumetric flow rate (volume/time) can be used in the ideal gas law. Consider a mixed gas consisting of 60% Hydrogen, 20% Nitrogen and 20% Carbon Monoxide (CO) which has a molar flow rate of 175 lbmol/min. The temperature is 200oF and pressure is 3 atm gauge. a. Calculate the individual molar flow rates of each component (mol/min) b. Calculate the total volumetric flow rate in ft3/min c. Determine the molar density of the mixed gas (mol/ft3) d. Determine the mass flow rate of the gas (g/min) e. Determine the mass fraction of hydrogen in the gas Read Section 6.5 of your textbook and/or watch the mini-lecture on statistics. That information will help you complete problems 2-4 In previous years, students in EBIO/ECHM 100 would test their ability to brew a repeatable batch of coffee. Let’s say you tried your best to brew three identical batches of coffee – you ground your own beans and measured exactly how many grounds you added to the pot. You took three samples from each batch and measured the absorbance. Representative data for the absorbance readings is given below. Batch 1 Batch 2 Batch 3 Measurement 1 0.343 0.374 0.327 Measurement 2 0.342 0.372 0.327 Measurement 3 0.371 0.375 0.328 2. For each batch of coffee (data in a vertical column), calculate the mean and standard deviation of the absorbance measurement of the three measurements taken from each batch (batch 1 has 3 absorbance measurements of .343, 0.342 and 0.371). Show at least one hand calculation on engineering paper, but you can do the rest in Excel if you wish, using the functions for average, =average(), and standard deviation, =stdev(). For example if you put data from batch 1 in column B, cells B2, B3 and B4 you could tell Excel to compute the average of those numbers by entering the equation =average(B2,B3,B4) in a neighboring cell. An alternate to way compute the average would be to type =(B2+B3+B4)/3. While you get the same answer with both methods, the second method become more cumbersome as your number of samples goes up. 3. Now, calculate the mean and standard deviation for the combination of all nine samples. 4. Why is the standard deviation calculated in #3 greater than those calculated in #2? Discuss this question in terms of experimental factors that could lead to scatter in your data (think back to the steps of making coffee and try to come up with at least 3 factors – these can address sample to sample variations or batch to batch variations). Staple the spreadsheet to the rest of your HW if using Excel. Adjust numbers so they report correct significant figures.

The element X has two naturally occurring isotopes. The masses (amu) and % abundances of the isotopes are given in the table below. The average atomic mass of the element is __________ amu. A) 30.20 B) 33.20 C) 34.02 D) 35.22 E) 32.73

The element X has two naturally occurring isotopes. The masses (amu) and % abundances of the isotopes are given in the table below. The average atomic mass of the element is __________ amu. A) 30.20 B) 33.20 C) 34.02 D) 35.22 E) 32.73

B) 33.20
b. On average, how many doctors are necessary to evaluate soldiers at any given time?(Assume doctors don’t work part time for deployment processing,so round your answer if necessary.)

b. On average, how many doctors are necessary to evaluate soldiers at any given time?(Assume doctors don’t work part time for deployment processing,so round your answer if necessary.)

  Numberofdoctors:8
4. The average life of a certain type of motor is 10 years, with a standard deviation of 2 years. If the manufacturer is willing to replace only 3% of the motors that fail, how long a guarantee should he offer? Assume that the lives of the motors follow a Normal distribution

4. The average life of a certain type of motor is 10 years, with a standard deviation of 2 years. If the manufacturer is willing to replace only 3% of the motors that fail, how long a guarantee should he offer? Assume that the lives of the motors follow a Normal distribution

μ=10, σ=2 P(X<x) = 0.03 x=6.23841 years (from Minitab)