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Constant Map

A mapping %:A->B is called a constant map if there exists b.(b not) belonging to B such that %(a) = b. for all a belonging to A. Show that a mapping %:A->B is constant if and only if %$=% for all $:A->A

Time, Rate, and Distance

I know the formula Rate x Time = Distance. However, I have a question where I am asked to find the time and not the distance? Can you give me some basic information about how to calculate the time using this formula or is there a different formula that I should be using? Thanks.

Problem using rate, time and distance formula

Karen can row a boat 10 kilometers per hour in still water. In a river where the current is 5 kilometers per hour, it takes her 4 hours longer to row a given distance upstream than to travel the same distance downstream. Find how long it takes her to row upstream, how long to row downstream, and how many kilometers she rows?

Rate, Time and Distance Problems

What if you want to calculate the number of miles a car travelling 30 mph goes in 120 minutes? How do I calculate this and with what formula?

Algebra : Simplify

Simplify y2 /X2 - 4y2 + y/2x + 4y When I have 2 after the y and the x it means squared. These are fractions, in case it is not clear.

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Endangered Species: A conservation organization releases 100 animals of an endangered species into a game preserve. The organization believes that the preserve has a carrying capacity of 1000 animals and that the growth of the herd will follow the logistic curve. p(t)=1000/1+9e^-0.1656t where t is measured in months (a)

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Radioactive Decay: Carbon 14 dating assumes that the carbon dioxide on earth today has the same radioactive content as it did centuries ago. If this is true, the amount of carbon 14 absorbed by a tree that grew several centuries ago should be the same as the amount of carbon 14 absorbed by a tree growing today. A peice of anc

Exponential and Logarithmic Equations : Modeling

The number of trees per acre N of a certain species is approximated by the model N=68(10^-0.04x), 5 <_ x <_ 40 (<_ = less than or = to) Where x is the average diameter of the trees (in inches) three feet above the ground. Use the model to approximate the average diameter of the trees in a test plot when N=21.

Describe the Nonabelian Group

Let G be a finite nonabelian group of order 27 where all the elements have order 3. Prove that there is exactly one such group G and give a complete description.

Irreducible Polynomial over a Field

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems. 5. Find an irreducible polynomial f(x) over the field Z3 with Z3[x]/(f(x)) = F243. Note that 243 = 3^5 . Please explain your reasoning and solution in as much detail as possible. Thank You.

Exponential & Logarithmic Functions Word Problem

NUMBER OF FARMS. The number N of farms in the United States has declined continually since 1950. In 1950 there were 5,647,800 farms, and in 1995 that number had decreased to 2,071,520. Assuming that the number of farms decreased according to the exponential model: A). Find the value of k, and write an exponential function

Finite Fields : Field Extensions

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problem. Show the existence of an extension of Fq of order l for any prime l.