best guess, exact science, last period: According to the date of your last period (March 28, 2009) you should be about 20 weeks pregnant, and not 25 weeks pregnant. However, how you measure doesn t always exactly add up. Keep in mind that ultrasound, while useful, is not an exact science. Measurements...

Maternity: Apple Cider?, unpasturized milk pregnancy raw cows milk

unpasturized milk pregnancy raw cows milk: Hi Tessa, I m sure the juice you drank was safe for you and baby. The main risk with unpasturized products is contamination with the bateria Listeria, which in this case they killed while processing with the UV light. However, keep in mind that a lot of...

Maternity: Conception, what is my due date, menstrual period

what is my due date, menstrual period, last period: Hi Erica, Judging by the date of your last menstrual period is pretty accurate, so I would go with a due date of sometime in December. I can t tell you exactly how many weeks you are since you didn t give an exact date of your period, but your doctor...

Maternity: conception, irregular period, conception date

irregular period, conception date, last period: By the time your conception date comes - you are already considered 2 weeks into your cycle. This is going by a normal assumption that ovulation occurs on day 14 of the cycle. Pregnancy cycles count day one as the first day of bleeding - conception day...

Maternity: conception, conception date, last period

conception date, last period, menstrual period: When your doctor dates a pregnancy, they count from the first day of your last period, so technically, you aren t even pregnant the first two weeks that they count a pregnancy. So if you are 16 weeks pregnant, your baby was conceived approximately 14 weeks...

Maternity: HOw to determine the skin color of my baby, dark light skin mother father baby

dark light skin mother father baby: Hello Mike, There are many theories about how to influence the sex or physical characteristics of the baby at conception, but none have been proven scientifically. In answer to your first question, there is no way to predict what kind of skin your baby...

Maternity: What could be happening, breakthrough bleeding, mini pill

breakthrough bleeding, mini pill, pregnancy test: Well - the mini-pill if skipped can allow ovulation. When I was on the mini-pill I was told to take a pregnancy test every 6 weeks - so I say take a test to rule it out. But other than that - your hormones are seriously out of balance while breastfeeding...

Maternity: prenatal vitamins, prenatal vitamins, prenatal vitamin

prenatal vitamins, prenatal vitamin, prenatals: Hello, I can t find any negative effects for any of those supplements and many people have reported positive results. If you feel that they are helping, that s great! It s always a good idea to let your doctor or midwife know what supplements you are...

Maternity: sexual intercourse, sexual intercourse, ultrasounds

sexual intercourse, ultrasounds: If you are 16 weeks pregnant, you would have conceived approximately mid-June. I don t think it s possible that you conceived 5/23, unless you are really further along than 16 weeks. If you had any ultrasounds at all, that rules out the possibility that...

Maternity: sexual intercourse, sexual intercourse, menstrual period

sexual intercourse, menstrual period, ovulation: They figure your due date by the date of your last menstrual period, not by when you ovulated and got pregnant. That s why I can t tell you when you probably conceived/got pregnant. The only way to know that is to be aware of exactly when you ovulated. Since...

Maternity: Child Birth Cost For A Foreigner In The US., Average cost labor delivery

Average cost labor delivery: Hello Efe, There will be several factors affecting the cost to you for the birth: 1. Whether you have insurance 2. Whether the delivery is vaginal 3. Whether the delivery is medicated 4. Whether the delivery is surgical 5. Whether there are complications...

Maternity: Constipation & 1st trimester screen, healthy pregnancy, high incident

healthy pregnancy, high incident, screen tests: Hi Heidi, Congratulations! I believe Benefiber is ok to take during pregnancy. Unfortunately constipation is a common problem. I ate prunes to help. The screen tests done at 12 weeks are pretty standard. I had them done with my first, but refused...

Maternity: conception question, ultrasound works, conception date

ultrasound works, conception date, discrepency: Hi Tara, The reason they use the 1st day of your last menstrual period to date your pregnancy is because most women don t track their cycles close enough to know exactly when they ovulated/conceived, but most can remember their last period. However,...

Maternity: natural ways to get labor started, diarrhea stomach cramps, castor oil

diarrhea stomach cramps, castor oil, vigorous exercise: Hi Natalie, I know it gets hard to wait at the end of pregnancy. You have a lot of discomfort and pain and you re ready for it to be over, and to meet your baby. I m currently in my 5th pregnancy and at week 30 so I know how you feel. But the fact is,...

Maternity: postpartum hair loss, postpartum hair loss

postpartum hair loss: Hello Heidi, You re right that excessive hair loss happens to many women postpartum, and it s also normal for it to last up until baby s first birthday, so you might still have a few months to go. Because postpartum hair loss is controlled by hormones,...

Maternity: pregnancy, urine test, drs

urine test, drs, pregnancy: The most likely date would be June 11. However, because the dates are only 3 days apart, it is definitely possible that you got pregnant on June 8. With either date, you would not have seen a positive urine test on 6/18. I wish you and your baby the...

Maternity: i have pressure, sixth pregnancy, medical terms

sixth pregnancy, medical terms, cervix: Is this your first baby? I had this sensation with my fifth and sixth pregnancy - I believe it has to do with pressure of the pregnancy on the cervix and vagina. If you have a lot of pain with this and it happens often - first I would not have intercourse,...

Maternity: Getting my body ready, fish liver oils, liver pate

fish liver oils, liver pate, preconception health: That s great that you are planning ahead before getting pregnant! Some things that you can do as far as your diet- Basically, you want to take a look at your diet and make it as healthy as possible. Good to Eat: Fruit and veggies Carbs - rice, pasta,...

Maternity: Conception, lmp, two partners

lmp, two partners, sperm: Hi, It looks highly likely that you probably got pregnant from the Aug 22/23 partner. Based on your LMP and your cycle length, it would place conception at August 26. Your first u/s places conception around August 28, and your 2nd u/s places conception...

Maternity: Conception, home pregnancy test, late pregnancy

home pregnancy test, late pregnancy, fianc: First of all, I apologize for the delay in getting back to you. I think it is extremely likely that your fiancee is the father, the main reasons being: Conception likely occurred after 2/25, going by your ultrasound and LMP The 1st man did not ejaculate,...

Maternity: when did i conceived, menstrual period, last period

menstrual period, last period, due dates: According to your last menstrual period your due date should be Dec 15. Ultra sounds can be off by as much as 2 weeks in the end - they tend to be more accurate in the beginning, but can be off by a few days. The due dates are just estimates. Your 30...

Maternity: Ovulation Cycle, fertility signs, fertility charts

fertility signs, fertility charts, ovulation cycle: Not necessarily. If you have a regular cycle - then day 14 is the day you ovulate. You have better chances of conceiving by having sex 2 to 3 days prior right up to the day of. But if you don t ovulate on day 14 -you need to chart your fertility signs...

Maternity: whos the father, trimester ultrasound, vaginal tract

trimester ultrasound, vaginal tract, date lines: Yes, sperm can live 3-5 days, but even with that, with the information you gave, you did not conceive April 11. Even if the sperm lived 5 days, that would put conception at April 15 - still a whole week off from April 22. And even though a 1st trimester...

Maternity: when did I get pregnant?, weeks of pregnancy, apprx

weeks of pregnancy, apprx, last period: Ask your doctor for an ultrasound around 8-10 weeks of pregnancy (so late December/early January); you can let him know that you re not 100% sure of the date of your LMP and you want to have that confirmed by ultrasound. If the ultrasound matches up with...

Maternity: Ultrasound and Conception Dating, hospital hope, margin of error

Maternity: Ultrasound and Conception Dating, hospital hope, margin of error, last question

Maternity: Ultrasound and Conception Dating, trimester ultrasound, dorothy hope

trimester ultrasound, dorothy hope, irregular periods: Hi Angela, First of all, I apologize for the long delay in getting back to you; I wound up in the hospital unexpectedly and just got home yesterday. With three ultrasounds all giving you the same due date, that means they are all giving you the same...

Maternity: conception calculater, bad thoughts, ovulation

bad thoughts, ovulation, baby boy: According to the way they come up with the due date - with May 19 being your due date - you could have conceived on August 26. This could be from intercourse you had anywhere from August 21- August 27th. Sperm can live up to 5 days in your body - and the...

Maternity: conception date, losing sleep, conception date

losing sleep, conception date, unprotected sex: Based on a due date of June 20 you would have conceived from having sex anywhere from September 21-27th. This goes by the assumption that ovulation probably occurred around Sept 26 - and the sperm can live up to 5 days in your body - the egg can live up to...

Maternity: Declining Group B Strep Treament, group b streptococcus, group b strep

group b streptococcus, group b strep, 37 weeks gestation: Hi Anne, The biggest risk of the baby contracting Group B strep is if: 1. Fever (If you have a fever during labor) 2. Premature birth (if baby is less than 37 weeks gestation) 3. If the amniotic sac has been ruptured for longer than 24 hours. Other...

Maternity: is my edd right, last period, due date

last period, due date, edd: Hi Chriti, When they date a pregnancy, they count from the date of your last period, even though you aren t really pregnant for that first two weeks or so! So if you were 7 weeks pregnant on January 30, that means that you conceived 5 weeks previous to...

Maternity: who is the father?, trimester ultrasound, dna test

trimester ultrasound, dna test, dna testing: Hello, Hopefully by now you ve gotten your answer from the dna testing. Yes, you should have been due around Jan 9 if you conceived the 18th. Like I said before, if you had any ultrasounds in the first trimester, you can be confident in the late...

Maternity: normal heartbeat at 6 weeks, normal heartrate, week fetus

normal heartrate, week fetus, lmp: Hi Lisa, Are you counting six weeks from your LMP, or six weeks from when you actually conceived? If you were 6 weeks from your LMP, normal heartrate would be between 90-113. 92 would be on the low side of normal, but definitely within in the normal...

Maternity: Possible Miscarriage, chemical pregnancy, low hcg levels

chemical pregnancy, low hcg levels, faint line: Yes, okay to try again the following cycle, unless your doctor says not to. Possibly you may only ovulate every other month. It s possible though that the ovary may ovulate each month. I know that s not a definitive answer, but it s hard to say without...

Maternity: pregnancy question, pregnancy question, step dad

pregnancy question, step dad, decision one: The only ones who should be a part of the decision as to whether or not you have another child are you and your husband. Those people who make those comments - it s none of their business. Don t get into a conversation about it with them. Tell them, ...

Maternity: Stress Relief, anxiety level, stressful jobs

anxiety level, stressful jobs, quitting your job: Hello Mimi, Many couples find that it s hard to conceive a child when under a great deal of stress. I would suggest that if you are wanting a baby, then take this time to prepare by quitting your job and learning to live on one income. This will greatly...

Maternity: U/S, trimester ultrasound, conception date

trimester ultrasound, conception date, date of conception: Hi Eve, First of all, I am so so sorry about what happened to you. Your early ultrasounds are going to be the most accurate for dating the pregnancy. Later ultrasounds can be off for the purpose of determining conception by quite a bit. I am not...

Maternity: ultrasound dating, conception date, question thanks

conception date, question thanks, lmp: Ultrasounds can be off by 1 or 2 weeks. You have to ask if they are counting from the LMP or from the possible conception date. It would be virtually impossible to be pregnant on 11-20 if your LMP was 11-14 - so that doesn t make any sense. You need...

Maternity: what should I do?, implanon implant, pregnancy test

implanon implant, pregnancy test, mood swings: Hi Brittany, If the last pregnancy test you took was on January 29th and yet you still haven t gotten your period and are still experiencing pregnancy like symptoms, then my advice would be to take another test. If it comes back negative, then you would...

Maternity: due date?, conception date, last period

conception date, last period, august 6th: Yes, going by the dates you gave, if her last period was October 31, she likely conceived mid-November and her due date would be August 7. (Keep in mind that babies can come anywhere between 2 weeks before to 2 weeks after their due date) Dorothy H ...

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Maternity: the father of my unborn baby, paternity test, month of november

paternity test, month of november, morning after pill: Hi Pam, The morning after pill reduces your chance of pregnancy by 75%, but it does not eliminate it. If you had an ultrasound to determine your dates, it looks like you got pregnant around December 7, which is unfortunately close to December 10.If you...

Maternity: feeding schedule, wet diapers, breastfed babies

wet diapers, breastfed babies, feeding sessions: Breastfed babies eat 8-12 times in a 24 hour period. Some babies do want/need extended sucking and take a long time to nurse, which does feel like the baby is constantly at the breast. Most babies, however, don t have regular 2 hours feeding sessions....

Maternity: Hoping you can help?, prenatal vitamins, prenatal visits

prenatal vitamins, prenatal visits, vaginal exam: Hi Alisa, If you use your parents insurance to cover your prenatal visits, then yes, it will show up on their insurance - they will probably get a statement in the mail (probably not the way you want your parents to find out!) You probably would only...

Maternity: paternity and conception, conception date, irregular cycles

conception date, irregular cycles, pregnancy test: If your LMP was Oct 2 - then your due date should be July 9. Unless you have irregular cycles and ovulated much later in the cycle - which is a possibility. Going by your EDD of July 26 - that shows a conception date of around November 2. You would have...

Maternity: about ultrasound, trimester ultrasound, medical ultrasound

trimester ultrasound, medical ultrasound, pcod: The research that has been done does not show any risk from a medical ultrasound, even in the 1st trimester. However,it is a relatively new technology. If there is a risk, it is very small. If you are not comfortable with an ultrasound at this stage of...

Maternity: Is my ultrasound normal?, pregnancy test, last period

pregnancy test, last period, morning sickness: I m sorry for the delay in answering your question. Yes, it is normal not to see that much at a 5 week ultrasound. If you were really 5 weeks, it is normal to see just a sac. They will be able to tell more at the 6 week ultrasound. If the 6 week ultrasound...

Maternity: understanding, determining ovulation, accurate determination

determining ovulation, accurate determination, lmp: Hi Tyler, It can be confusing! Part of it is that calculating a due date based on a woman s LMP assumes that she ovulated on Day 14 of her cycle (which would have been around Nov 28) However, not all women ovulate on Day 14. Based on the ultrasounds...

Maternity: when did i conceive?, sex with my husband, paternity test

sex with my husband, paternity test, last period: Hi, Even though your cycles are normally 31 days, it s possible that you ovulated earlier in your cycle this month. Ultrasounds in the 1st trimester are generally accurate +/- 3 days, so it s also possible that you did conceive a little later in your cycle....

Maternity: When did i conceive?, sex with my husband, luteal phase

sex with my husband, luteal phase, lmp: You probably ovulated anywhere from October 21-23rd. You could have conceived from having sex on Oct 19-24th. That takes into account your thirty one day cycle - and the possibility that you could have ovulated on day 14 as well. I would trust what...

Maternity: conception, expected due date, trimester ultrasound

expected due date, trimester ultrasound, last period: David, I am not going to be able to tell you for sure whether or not you are the father of the child. You have a lot of questions and from what you have said, you don t trust your wife and you think it s possible that the child isn t yours. I think at...

Maternity: conception date, conception date, paternity test

conception date, paternity test, last period: This is a case where you will probably need a paternity test to determine who the father is. Facts are that sperm can live up to 3 days in the body. Ovulation probably occurred around March 25. The egg can live up to 24 hours. So you see - you could...

Maternity: due date, due date, due dates

due date, due dates, implantation: Well, it s possible that you conceived after March 10 - and you weren t 2 weeks late - but right on time. If you had gotten pregnant after your bleeding on March 10 - that sounds right. Did you have sex after the March 10th bleeding at all? Otherwise...

Maternity: Taking Estradiol vaginally during 1st trimester of pregnancy, vaginal ultrasound, prenatal appointment

vaginal ultrasound, prenatal appointment, weeks of pregnancy: Hi, I m not a medical expert, but in all the years I ve been researching this topic I ve never heard of that. I ve always heard that it s progesterone that helps to build a thicker lining and helps to prevent certain miscarriages. It s what I take when pregnant....

Maternity: Ultrasound, ultrasound technician, male baby

ultrasound technician, male baby, nut sack: Hi Tabitha, I m not an ultrasound technician, but from what I can see on your ultrasound (and by the way, your baby is very cute!) it does not show the genital area at all - it looks like the baby s hand is blocking anything that might potentially be seen....

Maternity: whos most likely my babies father?, sex with my husband, last period

sex with my husband, last period, july 13th: I m going by the due date you are getting from your ultrasounds. Ovulation doesn t always come on day 14 of the cycle. Without seeing a fertility chart it s hard to say. If you are very unsure, you may need to do a paternity test to be absolutely sure,...

Maternity: Conception, last period, rememeber

last period, rememeber, august 6th: Hi, The ultraound confirms the July 30th date of your last period. The Aug 6-8 bleeding was not a new period. According to both the date of your last period and the ultrasound, it looks like you conceived somewhere around Aug 10-13. I hope that answers...

Maternity: How soon should I see a doctor?, sore breasts, pregnancy test

sore breasts, pregnancy test, prenatal vitamin: Any line on a pregnancy test is positive - faint or otherwise. Please make an appointment ASAP to see your doctor. Ask about progesterone (especially with a miscarriage last year) and make sure you are doing everything possible to keep this pregnancy. Also...

Maternity: conception, trimester ultrasound, conception date

trimester ultrasound, conception date, regular period: A first trimester ultrasound is going to be the most accurate indicator in determining conception. And I totally agree - counting the two weeks when you re not even pregnant can get extremely confusing, because you re not sure which way they re referring...

Maternity: levels and u/s, first trimester, ultrasounds

first trimester, ultrasounds, appt: Congratulations! From the information you gave, everything looks to be right on track. Ultrasounds in the first trimester can be 2 days off when determining conception. Also if you had sex on June 4, because sperm can live up to 3-5 days in the reproductive...

Maternity: Who's the Father?, ovulation conception, conception date

ovulation conception, conception date, lmp: Hi Susan, I m so sorry for the delay; I was away and forgot to list myself here as On vacation . Based on the information from your ultrasound, you conceived at the end of February or beginning of March, which means that unfortunately, it looks like...

Maternity: Am I being Paranoid, lower back pain, getting your period

lower back pain, getting your period, birth issues: The short answer is yes, you are probably being paranoid. :) If you were pregnant, you would have probably gotten pregnant last week, so anything you ve been feeling for the past few weeks wouldn t be a pregnancy sign. Rarely women will have some...

Maternity: ultrasounds, ultrasound measurements, vaginal ultrasound

ultrasound measurements, vaginal ultrasound, lmp: Most ultrasounds will date day 1 as being day 1 of your LMP. By the time you actually ovulate and conceive you are already considered 2 weeks along. That being said - most count this way, but a few may count from conception, so you need to ask your...

Maternity: conception, gestational sac, week pregnancy

gestational sac, week pregnancy, accuracy rate: Even with the additional information, it is still extremely unlikely that you conceived from the Nov 24 encounter. And the last possible day conception could have occurred if it was from the Nov 24 encounter is Nov 29, like you said. Even if the u/s is off...

Maternity: conception, conception date, pregnancy test

conception date, pregnancy test, hcg level: Hi Jessica, The information you gave further confirms that you did NOT get pregnant on April 12. At the first u/s, if you had conceived April 12, the fetal pole would not have been visible - you would not have seen a fetal pole and there is no way they...

Maternity: Toilet Issues, fruits vegetables, diet exercise

fruits vegetables, diet exercise, iron supplement: So sorry for the delay getting back to you; it s been a busy couple of weeks here for me. Many pregnant women have the same issue that you are having. Especially if you are taking an iron supplement or a prenatal vitamin that contains iron, it can make...

Maternity: trying to conceive, loestrin fe 24, basal body temperature

loestrin fe 24, basal body temperature, when to take a pregnancy test: You can test before your next cycle is due - some even say up to 6 days before the due date of the cycle. Also - it can take several months to a year or more for the body to regulate after being on the pill. Your best bet would be to start keeping a fertility...

Maternity: Weight loss during pregnancy, eating a healthy diet, peace of mind

eating a healthy diet, peace of mind, weight gain: Hi Maria, I m so sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I don t think it s something you need to be stressing out over. Even if you lost a little weight, your baby is still gaining the weight that s/he needs. I would suggest for your peace of mind...

Maternity: Conception and Ultrasounds, trimester ultrasound, irregular periods

trimester ultrasound, irregular periods, sperm life: Yes, I am completely recovered; thanks for asking! The hCG levels actually makes it even more clear that you conceived June 5. If you had conceived May 23, levels would be much higher, and what they saw on the u/s would have been MUCH different. There...

Maternity: follow up due date changed!, zero chance, last period

zero chance, last period, lmp: OK, I found your previous post. Even though your due date is a couple of days off of what you would expect based on your LMP, it does confirm that there is zero chance that you got pregnant in September. If you only had sex with your current partner in October,...

Maternity: Prenatal Appointments, glucose tolerance test, pre eclampsia

glucose tolerance test, pre eclampsia, prenatal appointment: Hi Melissa, You can expect your OB s office to do the following at each prenatal visit: check your weight take your blood pressure listen to baby s heartrate measure your abdomen check your urine They are checking your urine to make sure you aren...

Maternity: trying to find out my conceiption date, conception date, weeks of pregnancy

conception date, weeks of pregnancy, lmp: It can be very confusing! When they count the weeks of pregnancy, they start at your LMP, so you aren t actually pregnant for the first two weeks. So for example, if you were 9 weeks pregnant today, your LMP was probably 9 weeks ago, but you actually conceived...

Maternity: conception, conception date, december 6th

conception date, december 6th, margin of error: With three 1st trimester ultrasounds showing a December 6th conception date, I can t imagine that you got pregnant November 24. 1st trimester ultrasounds are accurate within a couple of days so even with a margin of error, it doesn t look like you could have...

Maternity: Due date confusion, expected due date, determining your due date

expected due date, determining your due date, conception date: Hi, We can t go by your period at all. Your first ultrasound - if they said you were 6-7 weeks pregnant, they are actually counting from two weeks before actual conception, which is normally your LMP. (but not in your case) If that is the case, then...

Maternity: Sleeping issues, maternity pillows, cold room

Maternity: Sleeping issues, maternity pillows, cold room, maximum comfort

Maternity: Sleeping issues, high body temperature, estrogen levels

high body temperature, estrogen levels, body temp: It definitely sounds like you are having hot flashes, which affect many pregnant women. Your estrogen levels fluctuate during pregnancy just like they do during menopause which is what causes the hot flashes. One thing you can do is to make sure that you...

Maternity: Ultrasound, gestational age, ultrasound

gestational age, ultrasound, due date: With a 20 week ultrasound, they do routinely take measurements to determine gestational age. However, a 20 week ultrasound can be off by 10 days for dating a pregnancy. If the date they come up with is less than a week off from the date determined by LMP,...

Maternity: blighted ovum, dnc, period, pregnancy hormones, tiny bit

pregnancy hormones, tiny bit, blighted ovum: I am so sorry. When your pregnancy hormones are gone, you ll ovulate again and get your period. Usually that takes 4-6 weeks. The reason your doctor recommended waiting for 2 cycles is to give yourself the best chance of your body being completely healed...

Maternity: 2 possible fathers, so confused!!!, trimester ultrasound, ultrasound tech

trimester ultrasound, ultrasound tech, date calculator: Thank you for the additional information! Based on the information that you gave, you conceived either late March or early April. If March 18 and March 27 were the only two days that you had intercourse, it s almost a certainty that you conceived March 27....

Maternity: accuracy about conception date, conception date, gestational age

conception date, gestational age, ultrasounds: Sperm can live up to 3 days usually, and 5 days at the outside. I ve never heard of sperm surviving 7 days. A 6 week ultrasound is generally only off 2 days at most - there is so much development going on at that point that if you really had conceived...

Maternity: confused whose the father, good chance, due date

good chance, due date, intercourse: Because you had intercourse with two different men during the time period when it is the most likely that you conceived, either one of them is likely to be the father. Because you were with the other man only one time, it is slightly more likely that your...

Maternity: Can I eat lake fish?, lake ontario fish, lake fish

lake ontario fish, lake fish, freshwater fish: At this point, the FDA recommendations are to limit to 6 ounces a week freshwater fish caught by family or friends. The concern with freshwater fish is concern about PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls). This was once used in electrical equipment but is now...

Maternity: No labor pains, labour pains, labor pains

labour pains, labor pains, mother and baby: Labor can occur anywhere from two weeks before to two weeks after her due date. It is very normal to still be pregnant and not in labor three days after your due date. The best thing to do, as long as mother and baby are healthy, is to wait for labor to...

Maternity: 2 due dates 2dads???, dna test, definitive answer

dna test, definitive answer, last period: Earlier ultrasounds are more accurate at predicting the sex of the baby; an 18 week ultrasound can be off. Because your first ultrasound was at 13 weeks, that would generally bethe more accurate one as far as dating the pregnancy, but because it was not...

Maternity: Pain in lower left abdomen., pain in lower left abdomen, ligament pain

pain in lower left abdomen, ligament pain, upper torso: It sounds like ligament pain; as your baby gets bigger sometimes there is stretching or pulling on the ligaments that can cause pain, usually just on one side. You can try ice on that area or heat, whichever feels better. You can also try a hot bath (not...

Maternity: What could this be?, viable pregnancy, intestinal virus

viable pregnancy, intestinal virus, lower abdomen: I know it s difficult to wait, but I would give it a week after your last HPT and if you are still experiencing symptoms to take one more test. If that test is negative, you are almost 100% not pregnant. If that test is positive, even if it s faint, then...

Maternity: Conception, trimester ultrasound, lmp

trimester ultrasound, lmp, ultrasounds: Yes, even though you gave them your LMP, they base the dating of the ultrasound on things they see in the ultrasound. All three ultrasounds place conception between December 18-20 and even though they can be off by a couple of days, they aren t going to be...

Maternity: Conception Date, ovulation test, ovulation predictor

ovulation test, ovulation predictor, ultrasound results: The ovulation test, the two 1st trimester ultrasounds, and the HPT results all point very clearly to conception taking place around 1/20. I just can t see how conception could have occurred on the 10th; your ultrasound results would have been different and...

Maternity: maternity, sweet oil, almond oil

sweet oil, almond oil, stretch marks: Sweet oil (almond oil) is fine to use in pregnancy. There are some ingredients in some lotions that should be avoided in pregnancy. You can check the ingredient list of your lotion against the list of not-recommended skincare ingredients at http://www.babycenter.com/0_safe-skin-care-during-pregnancy_1490031.bc...

Maternity: Vitamin D3 for pregnant women, pregnancy risk, vitamin d3

pregnancy risk, vitamin d3, pregnancy risks: The researchers of a study done in 2010 are currently recommending 4000 I.U. daily for pregnant women; a study showed that that level of Vitamin D was not harmful and cut many pregnancy risks in half. I think your course of action in taking 3000 I.U. should...

Maternity: 20wks ultrasound, dates of conception, ovulating

dates of conception, ovulating, measurments: Hello, Yes, I think that you probably got pregnant around March 1st. I don t know why doctors still give you a due date...I think it s better to give a due week. LOL! I think I would expect my baby to be born the week of November 16-25. That gives you...

Maternity: 5th Baby shower, baby number, proper etiquette

baby number, proper etiquette, baby shower: In all honesty - I don t think it s proper etiquette to have a shower beyond baby number one. However there are circumstances that sometimes makes it acceptable. If your friend has had a shower with each pregnancy - I d say this might be overkill. ...

Maternity: 6 weeks pregant, pregnancy hormone, pregnancy problems

pregnancy hormone, pregnancy problems, pregnancy info: Dear Luanne, I feel so sorry for you. I would definately get this confirmed through another battery of tests. Sometimes doctors cna be wrong and you don t want to harm a living baby. Get a blood test done to measure your pregnancy hormone, get another...

Maternity: accurate gender results, family jewels, having a boy

family jewels, having a boy, congratulations on your pregnancy: Congratulations on your pregnancy. In my own experience and in that of friends - if they say girl early on that s when it can turn out to actually be a boy! But on the other hand - normally if you see boy parts - then it s there! There is a small chance...

Maternity: Baby measuring 5ish weeks supposed to be 7, implantation dip, luteal phase defect

implantation dip, luteal phase defect, 9 dpo: With as early as you are it s very likely for error on the dating of the baby. When they date the baby are they basing it on the first day of your last menstrual period? - or on the date of your ovulation? There are actually 2 ways to count or date the pregnancy...

Maternity: BLOOD COLOR????, hcg levels, diet pills phentermine

hcg levels, diet pills phentermine, brown blood: I would definitely go in for another hCG beta if you re still having + hpt s. You need to rule out ectopic again. Well, as far as your period is concerned - the miscarriage is considered the period, if that makes sense. Fertility is an odd thing and...

Maternity: Bleeding: Is it possible that I am pregnant?, implantation bleeding, fetal movement

implantation bleeding, fetal movement, vaginal walls: Hello Sheila, You could be pregnant, and the spotting could be implantation bleeding, but since your period is at least 10 days away, I would wait until the day that it is due to test. That way, you re more likely to get a positive if you are pregnanat....

Maternity: Brown Discharge at 17 weeks pregnant, brown discharge, sonogram

brown discharge, sonogram, contractions: Probably the discharge was caused from the intercourse. If your doctor says it s okay to have sex now, you should try. But if it were me I d probably abstain until after the baby is born. I m overly cautious - and have had preterm labor which is scary,...

Maternity: baby measuring small for dates, east indian origin, ultrasound technician

east indian origin, ultrasound technician, little babies: Dear Preeti, Congratulations on your pregnancy! You don t have too far to go. I too am petite (a little under 5 2 myself) and had babies that were small to date, or gestational age. It is a common fact that most babies born to women who are themselves...

Maternity: what is the best early detectoin pregnancy test?, pregnancy test, hormone balance

pregnancy test, hormone balance, first response: Hello confused, If you haven t had but one period and that was last year, it sounds like something else might be going on. If you haven t gotten a period in that long you need to talk to your doctor and find out why. It s not normal to miss that many...

Maternity: bleeding in early pregnancy, low progesterone levels, high estrogen levels

low progesterone levels, high estrogen levels, bleeding in early pregnancy: There really is no set answer to this question. First, you really need to see your physician and have a beta hCG level done. Then have it repeated in 2 days. This will show for sure if you are going to keep the pregnancy. Unfortunately bleeding during...

Maternity: bleeding issues, low progesterone, month and a half

low progesterone, month and a half, miscarriages: I am sorry about your miscarriage. First - after a miscarriage one of 2 things can happen in the body. Either your fertility can be restored immediately making you more fertile and conception can happen right away. (I conceived 2 weeks after my first...

Maternity: bump???, carrying twins, abdominal muscles

carrying twins, abdominal muscles, old clothes: Hello Danielle, Congratulations on the pregnancy!!! It s perfectly normal to have many worries during pregnancy, especially if it is your first one. A lot of women don t start showing until their about halfway through their pregnancies. I didn t really...

Maternity: Conception and 2 possible fathers, menstural period, conception calculator

menstural period, conception calculator, dna test: Dear Felicia, With you having irregular cycles, it makes it very hard to determine when you conceived and who the father is. The only was to know 100% is to have a DNA test done once the baby is born. I did some research on your topic and according...

Maternity: Conception, due date calculator, withdrawal method

due date calculator, withdrawal method, dna test: Hello Cameliar, While it is possible you could have gotten pregnant on July 29th, it s not really probable. I got pregnant three days after my period ended, which showed me that you don t always ovulate in the middle of your cycle. What that calculator...

Maternity: The Cost of Child Birth, local health department, free medical care

local health department, free medical care, financial help: Hello Dan, Since you are not married to your girlfriend, your health insurance probably won t cover her during the pregnancy. However, if you get married, it should immediately start covering her for the maternity expenses as soon as you add her. However,...

Maternity: calendar/rhythm method, calendar rhythm method, stages in pregnancy

calendar rhythm method, stages in pregnancy, fertility charting: The best advice I can give are contained within these articles. Though they teach to pinpoint ovulation for pregnancy, you can use the method to prevent as well. The articles are here: http://www.stages-in-pregnancy.com/fertility-bbt-chart.html - This...

Maternity: car battery/pregnant, personal belongings, acid sulfuric

personal belongings, acid sulfuric, hazardous fumes: Hi, I just researched and found this statement about battery acid: Sulfuric acid is not expected to be transported across a mother s placenta into her developing baby or into breast milk. Therefore, an exposed mother most likely will not threaten her...

Maternity: conceive, pregnancy test, menstrual cycle

pregnancy test, menstrual cycle: The typical way of counting a pregnancy is to count the first day of your last menstrual cycle as day 1. From there you count the weeks out. So by the time you have a missed period and see your positive pregnancy test you are 4 weeks along. If you are 14...

Maternity: When did I conceive, stretch mark creams, stages in pregnancy

stretch mark creams, stages in pregnancy, ovulation calendar: Yes - the epidural is as safe for you as it is for anyone. I ve had both - natural and with an Epidural. If the epidural works, it s GREAT. If it doesn t - that s when you get to experience the pain of childbirth. It s not a guaranteed pain relief in that...

Maternity: conception, wedensday, due dec

wedensday, due dec, last period: Hello Ashley, I would say that that s an accurate guess. You ll never know for certain the day/moment you conceived unless you had only had sex that one time during the month. I wish you all the best and feel free to ask other questions if you need to....

Maternity: conception, third month of pregnancy, conception date

third month of pregnancy, conception date, irregular cycles: Hello Victoria, If you don t have a period that month, you could have conceived the month before and that s why she wouldn t have gotten her period. As a general rule, most women conceive 2-3 weeks after the first day of their last period, so if (for example)...

Maternity: conception date, pregnancy due dates, stages in pregnancy

pregnancy due dates, stages in pregnancy, conception date: Hi, figuring a due date is pretty much a guess work. Babies have their own time table and realistically they can be born within a 2 week period prior to and after the due date . Since you last cycle date was 4-2-07 it is likely that you conceived the...

Maternity: conception and due date, pregnancy wheel, conception date

pregnancy wheel, conception date, exact science: Ah - that makes sense. The spotting was IMPLANTATION spotting and NOT your cycle!!!! So you conceived from the first week of April - it makes total sense - I m surprised your doctor didn t figure this out. Go by your last time of good bleeding - which...

Maternity: conception, stopping birth control, getting off the pill

stopping birth control, getting off the pill, due jan: Dear Ashley, It really depends on when you had the ultrasound done as to whether the due date on the ultrasound or the one you were given based on your period is more accurate. When I got pregnant with twins, my due date was considered Nov. 24 based on...

Maternity: I am confused!!!, pregnancy date calculator, months of pregnancy

pregnancy date calculator, months of pregnancy, 9 months: Calculating a pregnancy can be so confusing. I always have to stop and add up too. But here s a run down of the months listing the weeks: 1-4 - 1 month 5-8 - 2 months 9-12 - 3 months 13-16 - 4 months 17-20 - 5 month 21-24 - 6 months 25-28 - 7 months...

Maternity: confused about sonograms, pregnancy test, sonograms

pregnancy test, sonograms, sonogram: If you count backwards from January 15 you come up with around August 22 as being 19 weeks. Your due date January 15 is 40 weeks . They are basing this on the size of your baby on the ultrasound. It appears that you conceived right after the abortion....

Maternity: When will my cycle start?, reproductive hormones, iud

reproductive hormones, iud, mirena: It depends on what type of IUD you had. If you had a non-hormone IUD then your cycles should return to normal immediately. If that s the case and your cycle is late you may want to test for pregnancy. If you had a Mirena which has hormones on it - it...

Maternity: Will I deliver before my due date?, due date, wks

due date, wks, hard labor: For me it was a wives tale. This is when I gave birth: First: 35 weeks Second: 36 weeks Third: 37 weeks Fourth: 40 weeks Fifth: 37 weeks So you see I went the opposite way with exception to number 5 - who was induced. But statistically speaking...

Maternity: discharge and mucous plug, contractions, cervix

contractions, cervix, hasn: It sounds like you are loosing your plug and the beginnings of labor. Full labor can hit anywhere from hours to weeks after loosing the plug. The cloudy substance is probably bits of the plug. The cervix is constantly replenishing the plug too, as long...

Maternity: driving, bumpy rides, time and patience

bumpy rides, time and patience, women at risk: Hi Jen, My opinion is that you should take it easy in the car. It s not good to jar yourself around. I know that women at risk for miscarriage are suppose to avoid bumpy rides. I would tend to err on the side of caution and certainly try harder to make...

Maternity: 5th Baby shower, proper etiquette, poor taste

Maternity: 5th Baby shower, proper etiquette, poor taste, new arrival

Maternity: The Cost of Child Birth, project thanks

Maternity: The Cost of Child Birth, project thanks

Maternity: conception and due date, last period, implantation

Maternity: conception and due date, last period, implantation, mp

Maternity: hCG levels high, but not doubling..., hcg level, tara

Maternity: hCG levels high, but not doubling..., hcg level, tara, pregnancy

Maternity: miscarriage/infection, low blood sugar, bacterial vaginosis

Maternity: miscarriage/infection, low blood sugar, bacterial vaginosis, platelet transfusion

Maternity: numb leg, numb thigh, sciatic nerve

Maternity: numb leg, numb thigh, sciatic nerve, tailbone

Maternity: can pregnancy test be wrong, mini pill, six weeks

Maternity: can pregnancy test be wrong, mini pill, six weeks, full time

Maternity: How soon will you know the sex of the baby, lol

Maternity: How soon will you know the sex of the baby, lol

Maternity: Not feeling well -possible infection?, high count of white blood cells, blood test results

high count of white blood cells, blood test results, white blood cells: Hello Liana, I would go to the doctor to find out what s going on. Your blood cell count shouldn t be up, even if you are pregnant, so I would get that checked by a doctor and demand an explaination. Also, the Tylenol won t help your stomach. You might...

Maternity: GENDER OF BABY, gender of baby, sonogram

gender of baby, sonogram, ultrasound techs: Hello Menucha, Most ultrasound techs can figure out the gender of the baby around 15 weeks or later. Most of the time, 20 weeks is best. Keep in mind that this isn t a 100% accurate thing. Some babies have been pronounced boys only to be girls, and vice-versa....

Maternity: genetic testing, gentic diseases, 13th week of pregnancy

gentic diseases, 13th week of pregnancy, family genes: Hello Arsa, I don t think genetic testing would be necessary in your case, since you are only 30 and provided you don t have any gentic diseases in your family. Most people who get genetic testing fall into one of two groups: 1- They are over 35, because...

Maternity: HELP, period cramps, heavy periods

period cramps, heavy periods, muscle cramping: You know - I m very much against any form of chemical hormones. I ve not read any good things about it: http://www.medications.com/se/femcon-fe Blood clots ARE a side-effect - and given your cardio-history you described I would think it s a very real...

Maternity: Could it happen this quickly?, fruits and veggies, figuring out your due date

fruits and veggies, figuring out your due date, hormone levels: Dear Kala, Most doctors will tell you to go three cycles without pills before you try to conceive, but if you do end up pregnant earlier it shouldn t hurt the baby. A lot of women get pregnant immediately, but don t get your hopes up since it can take...

Maternity: hCG levels high, but not doubling..., yolk sac, hcg levels

yolk sac, hcg levels, hcg level: Hi Tara, I wish I had more reassuring advice for you. But the fact is that the hCG is suppose to double every other day. This is how they tell if a pregnancy is going to take or not. Since yours had a slow rise after 4 days, I think you may be in for...

Maternity: implantation bleeding, progesterone estrogen, implantation bleeding

progesterone estrogen, implantation bleeding, corpus luteum: I have heard of women that may have bleed for a day or so during implantation. This can be caused from the egg burrowing into the uterine lining or a rise in estrogen - as the corpus luteum continues to remain alive to produce the progesterone. (Estrogen...

Maternity: iya again if u remeber me lol, lmp, remeber

lmp, remeber, ovulation: Wow - not sure why she gave you all those days - but the egg lives for 12 to 24 hours - the sperm can live up to 5 days. Maybe that s what she s basing it on? I still say you conceived BEFORE the 21st - and feel that you are worrying for nothing...

Maternity: iya, human reproduction, fetuses

human reproduction, fetuses, midwife: Hi - not a midwife - but a mom of five children - and spent many years researching human reproduction. I would say that ultrasounds are around 80-85% correct. With my babies, they tended to say my babies were larger than what they really were - which is...

Maternity: LABOR, contractions, pelvis

contractions, pelvis, bladder: Hello Krystal, It sounds like your baby has probably dropped, meaning he or she is lower in your pelvis. You are probably also having practice contractions. All of this can also affect you urinating because the baby is pushing on your bladder. It shouldn...

Maternity: Low hcg, low hcg, healthy pregnancy

low hcg, healthy pregnancy, lmp: Well, it seems low - however you have to realize it has to start at 0. I ve heard of women who s first hCG comes back in the 30 s - and go on to have a healthy pregnancy. It more than doubled, so to me it looks good. As long as you re not having any cramping/bleeding....

Maternity: lightheadedness, late pregnancy, hi amy

late pregnancy, hi amy, high blood pressure: Hi Amy, I never experienced this except when I d stand up - I d feel dizzy and out of sorts from blood pressure going to low. If you are feeling this at any time - I think I would call the doctor to be sure - let them know what you are feeling. Call labor...

Maternity: I'm so lost!!, home pregnancy test, nuvaring

home pregnancy test, nuvaring, dumb idea: With a blood test - probably about 10 days. Because IF you conceived - it would depend on when the baby implanted. That can take place anywhere from 5 to 12 days later. But by day 10 usually you can get an answer - and possibly with a home pregnancy test...

Maternity: What does it mean?, softening of the cervix, stages of labor

softening of the cervix, stages of labor, effacement: Hi, Well, this means that you are in the very earliest stages of labor - but it could still mean that you are 4 weeks from giving birth. I walked around 85% effaced and 3 cm dilated for over 6 weeks. The dilation is the opening of your cervix. When...

Maternity: miscarriage/infection, cause miscarriages, herpes virus

cause miscarriages, herpes virus, herpes symptoms: Hi Wendy, So sorry about the miscarriage. Here s what I know about mycoplasma (I think that s what you meant?) and herpes. You can have herpes and not exhibit any symptoms. It s possible for your husband not to have it. Mycoplasma does cause...

Maternity: Nausea/Lightheadedness in late pregnancy, late pregnancy, high blood pressure

late pregnancy, high blood pressure, preeclampsia: Hello Sally, I have heard of a lot of women having the same thing you are. When I was at 32 weeks I got the same thing, only my blood pressure was up and I ended up with preeclampsia. I would think that as long as you still feel your baby moving and you...

Maternity: I NEED TO KNOW WHEN I COULD OF CONCIEVED MY BABYBOY, sex with a guy, babyboy

sex with a guy, babyboy, last period: This is a tough one to guess at. Because it s possible that you ovulated early - and given the fact that sperm can live 3 to 5 days inside your body - it s remotely possible that the intercourse on March 6 resulted in this pregnancy. On the other hand...

Maternity: numb leg, numb leg, massages

numb leg, massages, nerves: Hello Meg, My legs never went totally numb but I would get like tingling and not be able to feel things down one leg for a few days. It was one of the babies pressing on the nerves, and I tried everything to make it stop. Eventually, I just kind of coaxed...

Maternity: ovulation, fertility signs, stages in pregnancy

fertility signs, stages in pregnancy, cervical position: The best advice I can give is for her to learn how to chart her fertility signs of basal body temperature, cervical fluid and cervical position. It s too much for me to write on here - so I will refer you to a set of articles I ve already written on the subject....

Maternity: Pain, pelvic area, place thanks

pelvic area, place thanks, spurts: It sounds like muscle stretching. Round ligament stretching is very painful and happens in short spurts like when you are changing positions - just as you describe. It s nothing to really worry about. Just be sure to change positions carefully to keep...

Maternity: Periods following D and C, d c talk, uterine lining

d c talk, uterine lining, 7 september: It can take upwards of 3 months or longer for your cycle to regulate again after a D&C. Talk to your physician about it because they may want to induce your cycle if it doesn t show in a certain amount of time. Your body is having to rebuild the uterine...

Maternity: Periods following a d&c procedure, reproductive hormones, miscarriages

reproductive hormones, miscarriages, first period: Hi Amber, I m so sorry for your miscarriage. Miscarriages can cause the reproductive hormones to become unbalanced, especially if you have a D&C. It can take about 3 months for the cycles to regulate and get back to normal. Sometimes it can take a...

Maternity: Possibly Newly Pregnant, third trimester, medical doctor

third trimester, medical doctor, lori: Hi Jennifer, Congratulations! Of course I m not a medical doctor. But from my knowledge - unless a physician has told you no - you should be safe to fly through to your third trimester. If you have any concerns - such as bleeding - pain, etc -...

Maternity: PREGNANCY, fertility signs, cervical position

fertility signs, cervical position, day of ovulation: You can t get pregnant unless you have sex the days around ovulation. I suggest you learn to chart your fertility signs - basal body temperature, cervical fluid and cervical position. This will help you to see what s going on in your cycle - if you are ovulating...

Maternity: PREGNANCY, stages in pregnancy, fertility signs

stages in pregnancy, fertility signs, chemical pregnancy: The best advice I can give you is to learn to chart your fertility signs - basal body temperature, cervical fluid and cervical position. This will help you to know when ovulation may be happening and will definitely confirm when it does happen. See my articles...

Maternity: Pregnancy, early pregnancy signs, home pregnancy test

early pregnancy signs, home pregnancy test, egg implants: Hi Sherri, The answers to your questions all depend. I think you tested on both tests too early. Because implantation can take place from 5 to 12 days post ovulation, and your body will not produce hCG until the egg implants - it very well could be you...

Maternity: Pregnancy inductions, pregnancy inductions, private insurance

pregnancy inductions, private insurance, health insurance: You should check on the insurance - because I think there are clauses (at least with private insurance) that states you can keep coverage for a short period of time following termination of the policy. I m not sure on the state provided insurance. But...

Maternity: Pregnant again? Is it too soon?, c section delivery, metallic taste in mouth

c section delivery, metallic taste in mouth, pregnancy symptoms: Hey There, I answered a question on here for you a little while ago, and I was wondering how things were going.... I hope that all is well and that you and your family are doing wonderful. Also, thanks for giving me some positive feedback. I really appreciate...

Maternity: period after a D&C, scar tissue, ultrsound

scar tissue, ultrsound, day six: Hello Aisha, Yes, it is possible for your period to be a long one. When I had my twins, my postpartum bleeding lasted 10 weeks, followed about two months later by my first period lasting 8 days. It will sometimes seem like it stops and then it shows up...

Maternity: Is this my period after my miscarriage?, reproductive hormones, pregnancy test

reproductive hormones, pregnancy test, pregnancy tests: Hi Clauds, I m very sorry about your miscarriage. When a miscarriage happens and especially with a D&C, the reproductive hormones are thrown out of whack. This in turns causes the cycles to be irregular for a couple of months even. Since you had those...

Maternity: periods, natural progesterone cream, heavy periods

natural progesterone cream, heavy periods, vitamin b6: Well, with a miscarriage that s allowed to happen on it s own - i.e. no D&C - the bleeding will be heavy - and could be heavy for a couple of months. I think you ve waited long enough to start trying again. The consensus is to wait anywhere from 6 weeks...

Maternity: please help, contraceptive pills, due dec

contraceptive pills, due dec, acurate: Hello Katie, With a due date of December 20, you probably did get pregnant somewhere around the middle or even the end of March. More than likely the baby is your boyfriends, and usually these scans are pretty accurate. The further along you are the less...

Maternity: pregnancey dates, due date, pregnancy

due date, pregnancy: Possibly around October 9th. This is assuming that January 15 you ovulated and assuming that your cycle hit approximately 14 days prior - which would be January 2. To calculate the due date you subtract 3 months - which puts it at October. Then you add...

Maternity: pregnancy, fruits and vegetables, withdrawal method

fruits and vegetables, withdrawal method, missionary man: Hello Satish, You asked many great questions! First of all, if your wife gets her period every 26 days, you should try to have sex around day 13. What I mean by that is day 1 is the first day of her period. You count from the first day of her period...

Maternity: pregnancy, pregnancy and childbirth, iron supplement

pregnancy and childbirth, iron supplement, constipated: Hello Satish, Why did the doctor put your wife on an antibiotic? Unless she is sick with some type of infection she does not need to be on an antibiotic, and you need to keep in mind that some medications are harmful to the baby. If your wife is not sick,...

Maternity: pregnancy, period cramps, getting your period

period cramps, getting your period, pregnancy tests: Hey, I understand typo s, believe me! LOL...yeah it definately sounds like you could be pregnant. I d call my doctor and get a Beta HCG test done. My friend didn t ever get a positive on a pregnancy test at home or at the doctor s until they did a blood...

Maternity: pregnancy, fertility chart, spotting in pregnancy

fertility chart, spotting in pregnancy, fertile days: This is hard for me to hazard a guess, as I would need to see a fertility chart if you kept one. If you had your cycle over a week ago - I d say you re getting ready for ovulation - which can bring on cramping sensations at times. If you feel that your period...

Maternity: pregnancy, first sign of pregnancy, sign of pregnancy

first sign of pregnancy, sign of pregnancy, breast changes: Hi - I think you can test in the morning with a sensitive test. Keep in mind that it can take up to 18 days post ovulation to get a positive, but you can test as early as 9 days and see a positive too. Fatigue was always the first sign of pregnancy that...

Maternity: pregnancy, blood transfusion, kim hi

blood transfusion, kim hi, displasia: Hi Kim, That s a tough question to answer. For one thing - if I were in your shoes I would insist on being induced way before 42 weeks. I dare say your daughter had those problems being born because of that. Did she weigh a lot? With that in mind...

Maternity: pregnancy questions, level 2 ultrasound, baby heartbeat

level 2 ultrasound, baby heartbeat, pregnancy questions: Dear Annmarie, I m sorry to hear about your mother-in-law. It s sad, and I hope that you and your family will be okay. It s normal to feel the baby kick a few times, and then not notice it at all a day later. In the beginning it s like that, and it could...

Maternity: pregnancy risks, pregnancy hormones, pregnancy induced hypertension

pregnancy hormones, pregnancy induced hypertension, pregnancy risks: Hello Misty, It s normal to worry about those things during pregnancy. I worried about the same things- but I ended up with a c-section. Morning sickness is also normal and I ve even read that it s sometimes good to have it as it means your pregnancy...

Maternity: pregnancy and skin care, natural progesterone cream, stages in pregnancy

natural progesterone cream, stages in pregnancy, youthful appearance: Oh my! Thank you - I m blushing now! I would say genetics - and the kids keep me young. I also use progesterone cream faithfully - you can read about it here: http://www.stages-in-pregnancy.com/natural-progesterone-cream.html Good to use for all women...

Maternity: can pregnancy test be wrong, beta hcg level, hcg tests

beta hcg level, hcg tests, increase appetite: Chances are that you are not pregnant since you are breastfeeding. Your period is probably just break-through bleeding from your hormones being out of balance after the birth of your baby. Blood hCG tests are rarely wrong. Have your physician run a beta...

Maternity: pregnancy, gas bubbles, god will take care

gas bubbles, god will take care, baby move: Hello! :) Congrats on the pregnancy! :) I don t think I would feel worried that the baby hasn t moved yet until about 20 weeks. You should feel him or her move by then, and if not, I d go check it out. Your baby could just be turned in such a way...

Maternity: Could I be pregnant, home pregnancy tests, birth control pills

home pregnancy tests, birth control pills, hormone prolactin: Hello Katrina, After you have a baby your periods can go a little crazy. Mine were normal for months and then after that they went insane to the point where I didn t even get one and had to take Prometrium (progesterone) to get it started. This might...

Maternity: Am I pregnant?, ept test, pregnancy test

ept test, pregnancy test, medical field: Dear Bridgett, Right now it may be too early to tell if you are pregnant or not. Have you had sex any since July 4th? Since you got a period on the 11th or 12th, you wouldn t have gotten pregnant then. However, if you had sex around July 20-28, you could...

Maternity: How pregnant am I?, early pregnancy, pregnancy test

early pregnancy, pregnancy test, clear discharge: What I meant was if you got pregnant by the man you had sex with one week ago. If you got pregnant by him, it would be virtually impossible to have a positive pregnancy test (urine) just 7 days after conceiving. Implantation can take place anywhere from...

Maternity: could i be pregnant on BC?, forms of birth control, unprotected sex

forms of birth control, unprotected sex, wards: Personally I would call the doctor or nurse and ask them what to do. If it were me I d want a test to make sure I m not pregnant - because it is possible to conceive in the week or two you ve been off them. Maybe wait until the time when you re suppose to...

Maternity: could I be pregnant?, true knot, cervical mucus

true knot, cervical mucus, empty void: Dear Jessica, I m so sorry for your loss. I know it s hard and my heart goes out to you. It s so sad on here that there are women who have stories like yours, that lose a baby and want one so badly. Then, there are girls on here who just want to abort...

Maternity: QUESTION, bones and joints, waist pain

bones and joints, waist pain, pregnant body: The size of the womb is all genetics. Meaning she probably came from small parents. Or a small mother. With a first baby, things are smaller and tighter quarters within the womb. The good thing is that the uterus is a big muscle and will stretch - as...

Maternity: Questions about Listeria and Caffiene, soft cheeses, low birth weight

soft cheeses, low birth weight, rapid heartbeat: Listeria is very dangerous during pregnancy as it causes miscarriage (early on) and preterm labor. 22% of babies of mothers sick from listeria are stillborn from the germ. If the meats are cooked, you have nothing to worry about. But to be safe you might...

Maternity: roller coasters, great america amusement park, americanpregnancy org

great america amusement park, americanpregnancy org, amusementparks: Hello Aisha, While this is a good question that you should ask your doctor, I would probably guess that it s not safe. The g-forces, the pressure of the roller coaster s restraints on your body, and the fact you are pregnant, and your body is going to...

Maternity: Scans and hearth dopplers in pregnancy, fetal heart monitors, hospital births

fetal heart monitors, hospital births, pain meds: Hi Maja, Congratulations on your pregnancy - and one to be proud of after an IVF! I had many many ultrasounds with my five pregnancies - and my children are perfectly normal and healthy. My little sister and cousins - who are in their 20 s now - were...

Maternity: Sex of a Baby???, definite answer, gyno

definite answer, gyno, oct 30: Hi Bre, Well, you can probably tell IF the baby is a boy. Normally the girls are harder to see until around 20 weeks. You can probably guess that it s a girl by the absence of boy parts. Most ultrasound techs won t give a definite answer until after...

Maternity: Spotting and Possible Pregnancy, fertility signs, ovulation test

fertility signs, ovulation test, progesterone levels: It s possible for implantation to take place as late as 12 days past ovulation - so in that case you wouldn t even get a positive pregnancy test until 13 days post ovulation. Do you chart your fertility signs? Spotting can mean a few things - it can mean...

Maternity: Is it safe???, boyfrind, diet pills

boyfrind, diet pills, excerise: Hello Tina, Since you aren t sure if you are pregnant or not, I wouldn t take the diet pills until I definately knew otherwise. A lot of things can harm your baby and you definately don t want to risk it. To be honest, diet pills don t really work. The...

Maternity: sex of baby, drs appointment, sex of baby

drs appointment, sex of baby, genetic testing: Hello Stephanie, They should be able to tell the sex at 15 weeks, but it might be better to wait until 20, but anywhere from 15 weeks on they can usually tell. Just make sure you know that unless you have genetic testing done, an unltrasound is only really...

Maternity: sickness, stomach virus, sick to my stomach

stomach virus, sick to my stomach, tums: It s not normal to feel very sick to your stomach at 31 weeks. It s normal to feel heartburn or too full if you eat certain foods. You may be coming down with a stomach virus. Try some Tums to see if that helps. Try to change what you are eating. If these...

Maternity: six weeks pregnant and bleeding, beta hcg blood test, brown colour

beta hcg blood test, brown colour, uterine lining: Hi Emma, It s hard to say what may be happening with you. Since you are so early - it could just be spotting from implantation (where the egg burrowed into the uterine lining) or it could be the start of a miscarriage. I don t mean to scare you, so...

Maternity: How soon will you know the sex of the baby, cousin grace, ultrasound tech

cousin grace, ultrasound tech, sonogram: Dear Rose, Usually with a sonogram the sex of the baby can be determined from about 16 weeks. It s most commonly done at 20 weeks, and if she had that done about three months ago, it sounds like she s between 25-34 weeks (about 6 1/2 to 7 1/2 months)....

Maternity: spotting and PCOS, early pregnancy cramps, fertility treatments

early pregnancy cramps, fertility treatments, pcos patients: Hi Julie - Congratulations! I love to hear success stories like yours. Now, if I were you I d get another doctor, because they CAN check things out now - and there are things they can do if you need the help. It s possible to have spotting and have a...

Maternity: Am I still pregnant, beta hcg, definite answer

beta hcg, definite answer, hormone levels: Being that you are so early, it s hard to say. You should go see your regular OB and get a beta hCG - and then a repeat 2 days later. This will give you a definite answer if it s doubling as it should. You can be pregnant and have the bleeding. And if...

Maternity: stomach ache and nausea 32 wks, stomach ache, symphysis pubis

stomach ache, symphysis pubis, upper thighs: That definitely is real contractions! Be very careful - because preterm labor hits and it s scary. (I went through it about at your point - ended up on 7 weeks of bedrest!) Call your doctor and tell them this - they will probably want to see you to check...

Maternity: Threatened miscarriage., yolk sac, gestational sac

yolk sac, gestational sac, hcg levels: Hi Kristin, I m so sorry you had to go through this. More than likely the sac stopped developing at 4 weeks - however even at 7 weeks it s almost rare to see a heartbeat. I understand your financial situation, however to me the hCG being 880 makes...

Maternity: TTC with Luteal Phase Defect, basil body temperature, effects of aspartame

basil body temperature, effects of aspartame, diet pepsi: Hi Jenny, I m so glad you are open to using the natural methods to help correct your fertility issues. To answer your question - I still take 50 mg of vitamin B6 every day all cycle - and I still use the progesterone cream from ovulation to menstruation...

Maternity: teenage pregnancy, boyfriends name, oh my goodness

boyfriends name, oh my goodness, cost of raising a child: Oh my goodness, this is a tough situation. She s just a child herself. She can put the father of the baby on the birth certificate and can give the baby her maiden name. The cost to deliver a vaginal birth average in the USA is around $6000 to $10000...

Maternity: threatened miscarriage, egg yolk, bleeding during pregnancy

egg yolk, bleeding during pregnancy, pregnancy symptoms: This is a tough one - and really only time will tell. I know it s emotional (I too had 4 kids when I suffered through my 2nd miscarriage - and had to hide the fact, so I understand). But you may still yet be pregnant. You just need to take it as easy as...

Maternity: tonsilitis, occupational health nurse, symptoms headache

occupational health nurse, symptoms headache, bill of health: Hello Leon, In this situation it s just best to make sure you wash your hands and if you have something contageous, try your best not to spread it. I don t think this will bother your wife and baby, but it s best not to subject her to anything that could...

Maternity: trying to conceive, fingers and toes, trys

fingers and toes, trys, single woman: Love the joke! Too funny!!! Okay - I really don t think his size -and your size is really an issue. I mean I ve seen some pretty odd-sized couples conceive babies - you know the ones where you wonder how in the world they get together . That aside, nature...

Maternity: Ultraound, ultrasound tech, mother and grandmother

ultrasound tech, mother and grandmother, concrete answer: Hi and congratulations on number 2! Well, having had 5 babies - ALL my pregnancies were different. I have 4 girls and 1 boy - and carried 3 girls very low - everyone swore they were boys. How you carry a baby does not determine what sex they are - that...

Maternity: Ultrasound, ultrasound tech, bootie

ultrasound tech, bootie, doubts: I m not an ultrasound tech - but I ve had 4 girls and this does look like a girl to me. No ultrasound is 100% - I ve heard it both ways where they were told it s one thing and ends up being the opposite! But anyway - with mine - they always said to look...

Maternity: Worried, impossable, girl friend

impossable, girl friend, strange things: Hello Dante, Actually it can be possible, but not very likely. The chance is so small that most people say that it is impossible. There is a chance that she could get pregnant like on the last day of her period when she s just spotting. This happened...

Maternity: weight concern, first trimester, loose weight

first trimester, loose weight, thighs: It s very normal to actually loose weight in the first trimester. Sounds like you ve gained back up to where you lost in the first place. If 170 is your normal weight - then I don t see the concern - what would have concerned me would be the loss from...

Maternity: worried, sonograph, going out of my mind

sonograph, going out of my mind, measure 2: I have heard that. However I m still basing my bet that this is your boyfriend s baby - because of how your cycles fall. Normally you do ovulate on the same day each cycle, and given that your cycles are around 28 days - I bet your ultrasound was right...

Maternity: what is wrong with me, pregnancy tests, hormone changes

pregnancy tests, hormone changes, unprotected sex: Hello, A lot of times things affect your cycle and something that has always been normal gets to be abnormal. Are your trying for a baby? Anything...fear of pregnancy, wanting to have a baby, being pregnant but the pregnancy not being viable, hormone...

Math for Kids: Rules for adding, subtracting, mulitplying and dividing in algebra., multiplication

Math for Kids: Rules for adding, subtracting, mulitplying and dividing in algebra., multiplication

Math for Kids: Math, volume, cube

volume, cube, rectangular prism: Hi Mindy, To solve this problem, it seems that we need to first find the volume of ONE 2 x2 x2 square block. The formula for volume is length x width x height. The volume, then, of one of the 2 -square blocks is: 2 x 2 x 2 = 8 cubic inches. Now,...

Math for Kids: Rules for adding, subtracting, mulitplying and dividing in algebra., integer operation, addition rules

integer operation, addition rules, multiplication rules: Hi April, Here are the rules for integer operation: ADDITION *When adding two integers with the SAME SIGN (both positive, both negative), ADD the integers and KEEP the SIGN. Examples: 4 + 8 = 12 -6 + (-10) = -16 *When adding two integers with...

Math for Kids: algerbra, multiplication, 2b

multiplication, 2b, dani: Hello, Dani. When multiplying, remember this principle: A x B = AB Therefore, 3ab = 3a x b, or 2b x 1.5a. When adding and subtracting, remember: 2A+B = 2A+B (unlike factors cannot be added/subtracted from each other). 3B-B = 2B (like factors...

Math for Kids: graphing, linear equations, absolute value

linear equations, absolute value, graphing absolute value: Hi again Karima, When you have an absolute value sign, as you have shown, you still pick values for x and solve for y. The only difference will be the values you get for y when x is negative. Ex: (without absolute value) x = -8, y = x + 3 y = -8...

Math for Kids: graphing, slope-intercept form, y=mx b

slope-intercept form, y=mx b, graphing: Hi Karima, You re almost done. When we graph, we typically write equations in y=mx+b format (slope-intercept format), which is what you have here. However, we want the y to be positive. To do this, you need to do one more simple step. So far, you...

Math for Kids: inequalities, algebraic word problems, solving for a variable

algebraic word problems, solving for a variable, writing equations from words: Hi Karima, To solve this problem, we re going to write some equations from the information given. First, we know that we have a triangle. This means, we have three sides. A B / / /...

Math for Kids: linear equation word problem, linear equations, writing expressions

linear equations, writing expressions, solving for a variable: Hi Karima, The first thing we need to do is define the variables. We know that Perimeter (p) = 96m Length (L) is unknown Width/Breadth (w) = (1/2)L + 3 Here we wrote the sentence as a linear equation. 3 more means we are adding three to...

Math for Kids: math, math

math: Hello, Alejandro. For example, suppose you have an equation, and your answer is, x = 4.35. Instead of plugging in 4.35 for x (which can be a little difficult), you can use 4 (or 4.3) instead, and the equation will almost be correct. It won t be exactly...

Math for Kids: question, kale, selling price

kale, selling price: Hi Sumit, Cost of the watch = 225.00 Cost on Servicing = 15.00 Total Cost of the Watch 225 +15 Equals Rs. 240 Selling Price = 300.00 Profit = 300 - 240 = 60.00 Percentage of Profit = 60 /240 X 100 = 25 % You will earn 25 Percent Profit....

Math for Kids: simplifying linear equations, Fahrenheit, Celcius

Fahrenheit, Celcius, converting between Fahrenheit and Celcius: Hi Yasmeen, We know that C = (5/9)(F-32). Because the variable we are solving for is C (it is isolated to one side of the equation), this is the equation that we use to SOLVE FOR Celsius, using the information we are given about Fahrenheit. Calculate...

Math for Kids: word problems, mean, average

mean, average, variable: Hi Tony, You re almost there with this equation. We do need to find the mean of the numbers, but there are FIVE projects that will be averaged. So, the equation should look like this: (82+85+78+88+x)/5 = 85 You don t need the inequality. After...

Math for Kids: applications of exponents, square units, area

square units, area, comparing area: Hi Karima, Well, we know that the original support unit is a square. The side is 3cm. Therefore, the area is 3^2 cm, which equals 9cm2. The new model is a larger square of 3.2cm. Therefore, the area is 3.2^2 cm, which is equal to 9.4cm2. The difference,...

Math for Kids: EXPONENTS IN WORD FORM, concrete driveway, length width height

concrete driveway, length width height, word form: Hi Yasmeen, nice name but now its time to do some math. This question is actually very easy. Most kids get confused because it is a multistep problem. What I teach my kids to do is to break it down. Let s start: A concrete driveway measures 18 yards by 4...

Math for Kids: Multiplication, 3rd grade, multiplication tables, ridles

multiplication tables, ridles, times tables: Hi, first of all I am sorry this is so late it seems the question never reached my inbox.I am glad there are people that actually care about their neighbors! Anyway, memorization IS the key to remembering the times tables. But there are WAYS to memorize the...

Math for Kids: pre algebra, solving equations, writing equations from word problems

solving equations, writing equations from word problems, substitution: Hi Lindsey, Sorry to hear that your teacher isn t very clear in her explanations. After class, maybe you can tell her that you need it explained in another way? It might make her aware that what she s saying now is confusing to you. As for this problem:...

Math for Kids: fractions:part of a group, hmm 4, estimation

hmm 4, estimation, fractions: This, i believe if i am not mistaken, is a guess and check question.. Guess and check questions are usually long but not hard. Estimation can help you answer the question faster.. lets see what numbers together make 24 lets leave out the 6 for now. hmm...

Math for Kids: fractions, frozen yogurt, online tutor

frozen yogurt, online tutor, ate 3: Hi John ! Lets say Mercedes has M amount of frozen yogurt, and lets say Nora has N amount of frozen yogurt: Since Mercedes ate 3/8 of her yogurt, then she ate 3/8 M and Nora ate 3/4 ate of her yogurt, then she ate 3/4 N And if the quantity eaten...

Math for Kids: math, exact method, whole numbers

exact method, whole numbers, e mail: Lauren! Oh, Ok. I ll do number one 38/45 For your first problem, I would probably say that 38/45 you would have to separate into whole numbers 38 and 45. since the 8 in 38 is bigger than 5 you round it up to 40 and the same with 45,...

Math for Kids: help, what is a circle graph, different sectors

what is a circle graph, different sectors, kale: Hi Carly, Circle graph is a graphical display that shows data as parts of a whole circle. a circle that represents the entire data in different sectors of a circle. The size of the sector is proportional to the data. a graph in which a circle...

Math for Kids: 2nd grade math, grade math, parallel lines

grade math, parallel lines, time thanks: It is ok. Let s see ,wel.l a table is a rectangle __ [__] It s really guess and check So you would have to make it even all sides the same 24 (perimeter) divided by 4 (sides) is 6 lets say each side is six but one side is longer right...

Math for Kids: 2nd grade math, 3rd grade math, short term memory

Math for Kids: 2nd grade math, 3rd grade math, short term memory, math 2

Math for Kids: maths, professional tutors, quistion

professional tutors, quistion, professional techniques: Dear Zoe, I am not sure if online assistance would really help you out. I think you need to contact some professional tutors in your area. With personal attention and professional techniques, you could improve. Wish you all the best. Anil Kale ...

Math for Kids: tutors, decent rates, buget

decent rates, buget, kale: Hi Jason, Since I reside outside the US, I am not in the position to help you track a low cost effective tutor in the New Jersey area. Have you contacted the school, or other parents in the area for any recommendation and suggestions ? I think that might...

Math for Kids: tutors, decent rates, buget

decent rates, buget, tutors: This question is out of my expertise but I researched and found some sites you could try. http://www.clubztutoring.com/ http://yellowpages.aol.com/education-and-training/tutoring/nj/ http://www.tutorfind.com/ I think i need your zip code but you can search...

Math for Kids: Linear feet, linear measurement, doctor rick

linear measurement, doctor rick, linear feet: Hello, Marco. I ve included a question and answer from another website, as it explains it better than I could. Date: 06/17/2003 at 13:57:17 From: Christine Van Horn Subject: Conversion How to convert square feet to linear feet? A countertop...

Math for Kids: math, line graph, mystery book

line graph, mystery book, fri: Hello, Boguska. Two trends that I see: The amount of reading per day generally increases from day-to-day, with the exception of Thursday. Saturday and Sunday s reading accounts for almost the same amount as that read throughout the week (90 pages...

Math for Kids: Pre Algebra, pre algebra, kale

pre algebra, kale, 5b: Hi Lynn, This does not sound like a complete question. The variables a and b can take any number of values thereby making it impossible to compare the two. Please send me the complete question so that I can answer it accurately. Cheers, Anil...

Math for Kids: Range, sixth grade math, math project

sixth grade math, math project, little bit: Hello, Courtney. Range is simply the difference between the highest and lowest numbers in a series of numbers. For example, suppose you have the numbers 2, 4, 9, 30, and 22. The range of these numbers is 28. 30 is the largest number, and 2 is the...

Math for Kids: reducing scale of image using math, ratio, proportion

ratio, proportion, scale drawing: Hi Barb, Sorry I didn t answer sooner, but school s still in session and I wasn t near a computer all day. ANYWAY, to do this problem, you can use ratios and proportions. The smaller piece of paper is proportional to the larger piece of paper (we re...

Math for Kids: behind in maths, 9th grade math, learnalberta

9th grade math, learnalberta, nasa gov: Hello and thank you for trusting me with your questions, this is fairly easy. You probably have 3 measurments. They are the length, width, and height. all you have to do is multiply them together. eg. length = 5 width = 8 height= 10 so you would...

Math for Kids: Speed math problem, car weights, stationary ball

car weights, stationary ball, speed math: Hello, Ken. Since in each instance the stationary ball weighs the same amount, the difference would be in whichever car had the most momentum. Momentum = mass x velocity Car 1 s momentum is equal to 100 lbs x 112 miles/hour, or 11,200 lbs/miles/hour....

Math for Kids: 8th grade math problem, writing equations, writing word problems

writing equations, writing word problems, algebra: Hi, When writing word problems for my students, I usually think in money or shapes, which are easy for them to see and things that they deal with everyday. We cannot use shapes here, as this equation is the equation for a line. Shapes can be used when...

Math for Kids: algebra owrd problem, jasmine, financial aid

jasmine, financial aid, algebra: Hello, Anne. Average is equal to the total amount divided by sample size. Our sample size is 3. To have an average of 80%, Jasmine needs to have 68+75+x/3 = 80. Cross-multiplying, we come up with: 68+75+x = 240. Adding: x + 143 = 240. Subtracting:...

Math for Kids: Math, half dollar, quotient

half dollar, quotient, fractions: Hi Kelez, The product of 8/15, 6/5, and 1/3 is 16/75 You wish to mentally estimate the total cost of items that have the following prices: $1.85, $.98, $3.49, $9.78, and $6.18. Rounding off the items to the nearest half-dollar, your estimate of the...

Math for Kids: math, 3-D geometry, triangular prisms

3-D geometry, triangular prisms, equilateral triangle: Hi K, The triangle will be equilateral, such that each side of the triangle will either be 6.5cm or 8cm, depending on how you look at the rectangle. You need three rectangles for a triangular prism. Since we are only given the dimension for one rectangle,...

Math for Kids: math, repeating numbers, moda

repeating numbers, moda, clothes: That s a really cool name Bree Mode is a repeating number in a pattern i.e. 67342094661 In this case there are two repeating numbers, but one repeats more than the other, so the one that repeats most is the mode. Let s say your question was this Find...

Math for Kids: proportions, improper fraction, feet to inches

improper fraction, feet to inches, inches to feet: Hello, Anonymous. The first thing you have to do is convert both measurements into the same units. You can t compare inches to feet. So, convert 16 1/3 feet to inches by realizing that there are 12 inches in 1 foot. 12 inches/1 foot x 16 1/3 feet ...

Math for Kids: qutradick inequality, quadratics, quadratic inequality

quadratics, quadratic inequality, inequalities: Hi math_learner, The first part of solving a quadratic inequality is exactly like solving a quadratic function. Let s look at a few examples. 1. x^2 - y 9 First, solve for y, as an equation, so that the equation is in slope-intercept form. ...

Math for Kids: algebra, perimeter, substitution

perimeter, substitution, solving algebraic equations: Hi Sarah, Sorry it took so long for a response. I typed up an answer to this question, but it must not have gone through. First let s define the variables given in the problem: perimeter (P) = length (L) x width (W) width (W) = 1/2 the length (L)...

Math for Kids: ap calculus, numerator and denominator, bx

numerator and denominator, bx, number 3: Asad, Ex #6: I assume that in example #6, the (x-4) is not under the radical? Iam also assuming that the 3 is in the numerator of the fraction. (That s how it is written in your question, but the answer would be different otherwise). Depending...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, vertical asymptotes, vertical asymptote

vertical asymptotes, vertical asymptote, derivative approach: Asad, For problem #1, we recall the formula for the derivative of an exponential function. The formula says that if we have a function of the form ax^b, the derivative (slope) function will be abx^(b-1). Applying this formula, we find that the slope function...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, ap calculus ab, semester calculus

ap calculus ab, semester calculus, derivative of x: Asad, 22. The function is g(x) x^3. To find the slope of the graph, we must find the formula for the derivative of the function (since this is 1st semester calculus, I m assuming you are familiar with the definition of a derivative--it s just the slope)....

Math for Kids: ap calculus, hypotenuse of a triangle, slope intercept form

hypotenuse of a triangle, slope intercept form, midpoint formula: Asad, Thanks for your questions. My answers are below-- Feel free to reply again if there is anything you do not understand! :) 9. First imagine we had a right triangle (setting aside the problem you described). In this triangle, we know that the...

Math for Kids: area of triangles and irregular shapes, area, geometry

area, geometry, circle: Hi Bonijo, Sorry it s taken me a while to get back to you. I ve been sick and unable to access my computer. Your question is kind of vague, but I m going to try my best to answer what I think you re asking. A regular shape , as you ve defined it,...

Math for Kids: Least common multiple, LCM, least common multiple

LCM, least common multiple, prime factorization: Hi Neil, Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I ve been having internet issues. There are several ways you can find the LCM. 1. List the multiples of the two numbers and find the common multiple with the smallest value. ex. 70, 140,...

Math for Kids: dump it, problem solving, word problems

problem solving, word problems: Vicky, These are my favorite types of questions. Questions that require problem solving skills. 1. First, what is the question asking? How many books did he have all together? The number of books he had to start is unknown, yet we know that the...

Math for Kids: math, right triangles, line segments

right triangles, line segments, rotation matrix: Pratap, Thanks for your question. Without a way of drawing a picture for you, it is very difficult for me to describe the graphic derivation. I d like to give you a website that does a very good job of deriving it graphically. The link is below: http://planetmath.org/encyclopedia/GeometricDerivationOfAdditionFormulasForSineAndCosine.html...

Math for Kids: math question, area of a rectangle, math question

area of a rectangle, math question, case length: Hi Kristie, Area of a rectangle = Length X Width In this case, Length = L 3 times the Length is = 3 X L = 3L One more than 3 times the Length is = 3L + 1 Width = One more than 3 times the Length = 3L + 1 Area = L X (3L + 1) = 3L^2 + L Have...

Math for Kids: urgent math, implicit function theorem, trig function

implicit function theorem, trig function, advanced math: Rick, Great question...The equation you mentioned does not have an inverse in terms of ONLY ONE OF THE VARIABLES. In order for an equation to have such an inverse, it must be a function (each unique value for X will always produce a SINGLE value for...

Math for Kids: Algebra, linear function, world application

linear function, world application, life application: Debby, Good question. A useful real-world application has to do with a falling object. Consider a ball that is thrown downward from a certain height. Its downward speed, s, is a linear function of how long it has been falling (call that time, t). ...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, ap calculus ab, quotient rule

ap calculus ab, quotient rule, dx 7: Thanks for your question. These questions, I believe, can all be answered with the use of either the product or quotient rule. Since this is AP Calculus, I ll assume you are familiar with the general forms of these rules/formulas. 4. For this problem,...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, vertical asymptote, ap calculus ab

vertical asymptote, ap calculus ab, infinite discontinuity: Hi Asad, Good questions. I am more than happy to answer all of them (that s what I am here for!), but please keep in mind that i can t possibly give a lot of in-depth explanation for each one when there are so many (and it would probably bore you even...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, numerator and denominator, ap calculus ab

numerator and denominator, ap calculus ab, quotient rule: Asad, My sincerest apologies. Now you see what happens when I answer questions at 3am! :) For number 16, I think my answer is still correct. Instead of using the -1 exponent, I simply treated (1+x^2) as the denominator of a fraction....this is the...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, ap calculus ab, quotient rule

ap calculus ab, quotient rule, derivative of a function: Asad, Good questions. Here are my solutions: 19. I would multiply the numerators and denominators out for simplicity. Otherwise, you d have to use the product rule twice, and then the quotient rule after that. x^2+3x+2 is the numerator, and x^2-3x+2...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, derivative of secant, ap calculus ab

derivative of secant, ap calculus ab, trig identities: Asad, Here are my solutions. In case any of my solutions seem confusing, please feel free to follow up, and I will support my answers with descriptions of the graphs...Unfortunately, I cannot draw pictures into this template for you, although I d like...

Math for Kids: ap calculus ab, slope of the tangent line, ap calculus ab

slope of the tangent line, ap calculus ab, implicit differentiation: Asad, My apologies for being a day late with the answers. Since there are many questions here, I will answer them all, but cannot possibly give in-depth explanations for each one. Instead, I will give in-depth solutions for one problem of each TYPE, and...

Math for Kids: MATH 8 GRADE, numerator and denominator, percent to fraction

numerator and denominator, percent to fraction, math: Hi Maricsa, The simplest way to convert percent to fraction is to divide it by 100. For example, 60 percent is equal to 60/100 you could then simplify the fraction by writing the factors of the numerator and denominator. 60/100 = 5 x 2 x 2 X 3 / 5 x...

Math for Kids: fractions, fractions, decimals

fractions, decimals, decimals to fractions: Hi Danny, Writing decimals into fractions is simple, once you know the trick. You just need to know your place values. After the decimal, the place values are named as follows: . 0 0 0 0 DECIMAL...

Math for Kids: Middle School Problem, LCM, problem solving

LCM, problem solving, logical reasoning: Hi Bill, Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I was out of town and away from my computer on vacation. This problem requires some logical reasoning, but not a whole lot of math. If the geysers just erupted, and we want to find when they will...

Math for Kids: pre algebra word problems, area, writing algebraic expressions

area, writing algebraic expressions, word problems: Hi Danielle, Word problems can be tricky. I read them numerous times to pull out the information, make sure I understand what the question is asking for, and, if possible, I attempt to model the situation. 1. The length of a rectangle is 5 cm more than...

Math for Kids: Home-schoolers do it a bit different..., formula volume of a cylinder, oat test

formula volume of a cylinder, oat test, circle formulas: Hello, Emily. Basically, pi = 3.14, r is the radius, h is the height, B is the base, l is the length, and w is the width. For problems like these, they will generally give you 1 (or 2) of the dimensions, and ask you to solve for the final dimension (or...

Math for Kids: Alegbra - length of a rectangle, math homework, word problems

math homework, word problems, 2w: hi Amanda ! You have it right. In fact I am surprised that you solved it quite well and still wanted to ask me the question. Anyways, this is how I would explain it: lets call the length as l and width as w 5 times the width is 5w 4cm less then...

Math for Kids: Card Word Problem, word problem, card deck

word problem, card deck, decks: Hey! Ok to answer this problem draw a model. Draw four suits SUIT 1 SUIT 2 SUIT 3 SUIT 4 to make sure you get 2 cards from each of the four suits you have to get three whole suits (39) and two (2) from some other. The way you did it, getting...

Math for Kids: Length and width, chj, cnj

Math for Kids: Length and width, chj, cnj, jnc

Math for Kids: Length and width, perimeter, substitution

perimeter, substitution, guess and check: Hey Tyler, I love these kinds of questions and it s great that you already have the perimeter equation. So, let s write that down. Remember, the coefficient (the number we re multiplying the variable by) ALWAYS goes in front of the variable. P...

Math for Kids: pre- algebra, solving algebraic equations, solving for a variable

solving algebraic equations, solving for a variable, simplify: Hi Quintonika, The goal here is to isolate the variable to one side of the equation. We must be careful to follow the rules we learned about operations (PEMDAS). Let s look at the problem. 3x - 5 = 2(2x + 5) On the left side, there s no simplification...

Math for Kids: Question., geometry class, percent of increase

geometry class, percent of increase, math question: Hey, I am sorry I answered so late, percent of increase = (new amount - original amount)/ original amount Example: If you earn 5 dollars per hour, and your payment is increasing to 8 dollars per hour, find the percent of increase. Solution: percent...

Math for Kids: Question., math question, question question

math question, question question, professional life: Hi Corrina, Since you did not give her the permission to copy you have not done anything that amounts to cheating. Now that you have brought this intersting question, let me share with you a few more of my thoughts on this topic. You have to remember...

Math for Kids: Question., percent change, percent increase

percent change, percent increase, percent decrease: Hi Corrina, Sorry it took some time to get back to you. My internet s been out all weekend. Congrats on the grades! I hope you keep it up through high school! Percent change problems have a formula, as follows: OLD - NEW ----------------- x...

Math for Kids: Word problem, math tests, word problem

math tests, word problem, last test: hi Kimberly, I am guessing it is too late for you to get this reply. But I will reply anyway. Lets the score in the first test was x Therefore, the tests in the first 5 test (same score each test) is 5x Score in the last test is 12 points less...

Math for Kids: Algerbra, perimeter, substitution

perimeter, substitution, solving algebraic equations: Hi Mary, This is a problem where it seems like we would use inequalities. It s actually not. What we re going to do is imagine a scalene triangle with one side equal to x number of feet. If one side is equal to x number of feet, then: One of the...

Math for Kids: Question!, belief system, techer

belief system, techer, kale: Hi Corrina, I don t see any harm in telling the teacher. But again, my message to you would be Continue to be the nice person that you are...Stick to your values of truth, honesty, and integrity.. . Don t get too much trapped into the lives of other people....

Math for Kids: algebra, hi john, final answer

hi john, final answer, negative numbers: Hello, Danielle. For the first question, you ll notice a pattern. A+B = 1+-2, which is -1. -1 + C (3) = 2, and 2 + D (-4) = -2. At the D point, your answer is -2. The value of D is -4, so your answer is 1/2 the letter s value (for the negative numbers)....

Math for Kids: algebra help please, solving algebraic equations, solving for a variable

solving algebraic equations, solving for a variable, simplify: Hi Margaret, These problems look harder than they are. Let s first think about a problem like 1/3 + 1/7. To get an answer, we have to find a common denominator. When we have polynomials in the fractions, we do this by multiplying one fraction by a value...

Math for Kids: 8th grade math, numerator and denominator, 8th grade math

numerator and denominator, 8th grade math, decimal to fraction: Hi Christina, Before I tell you how to convert a decimal number to a fraction, lets do some recap. Rational Number: is any number that can be expressed as the p/q, where p and q are integers. some refer to p/q as a ratio, and some call it a fraction....

Math for Kids: pls.answer this, university of wisconsin madison, engineering mathematics

university of wisconsin madison, engineering mathematics, group numbers: Great question! LCM stands for the Least Common Multiple . Any two numbers have a least common multiple. But before we talk about a least common multiple , let s just work with plain old common multiples . Take the numbers 2 and 3. A...

Math for Kids: 8th grade Ratio Strategies, numerator and denominator, ratio problem

numerator and denominator, ratio problem, quick reply: Hi Rachel, If you are can solve it with fractions, I guess you already know the underlying theory. When you are working on ratio, its presumed that there is a relationship between the numerator and denominator. For example, say it takes 15 balls of wool...

Math for Kids: 8th grade Ratio Strategies, grade math teacher, eighth grade math

grade math teacher, eighth grade math, ratio problem: Fractions are certainly the easiest way to do it. As long as the fractions are set so the quantities are the same in the numerator of both and the denominator of both, you can solve any ratio problem (see above: balls of wool is the number in the numerator...

Math for Kids: LCM or HCF, lcm, number 32

lcm, number 32, digit number: Hi Monisha take the biggest number 32 and get multiples of that number since you want 4 digit mutiple divide 1000/32 quotient is 31 so take the multiples from 31 now that multiple must be divisible by both 18 an 24 which is 72 so you answer is...

Math for Kids: Mean & Range, set of numbers, answer question

set of numbers, answer question: Hello, Morven. The mean is simply the average for a set of numbers. For your question, the mean for A, B, and C is equal to (A+B+C)/3. C in your example does equal 25, but this makes the mean equal to 30, not 25. That is because (35+30+25)/3 =...

Math for Kids: Pre-Algebra, complex fractions, simplifying fractions

complex fractions, simplifying fractions, multiplying fractions: Hi Laura, From what you wrote, the complex fraction reads, in words, two-thirds minus one-sixth divided by negative three-fourths minus one-half. I just wanted to make sure this is correct. This is what I will be using to guide you through the problem....

Math for Kids: math, triple digits, tripe

triple digits, tripe, assumption: Hi Alliah, I am not sure to what extent you are already familiar with division. So i will make some assumption here: To divide a tripe digits like 14 / 112 your challenge is probably because you think 14 is less than 112. So, what you do is multiply...

Math for Kids: Disagree with a teacher on test answer, probability test, square c

probability test, square c, test answer: Hi Phyllis, You and your daughter are completely right. If the teacher wanted a two-part answer, the teacher should have asked a two-part question (in my opinio n). In this case, answering the given question, there is no better answer than 1/2. Both explanations/arguments...

Math for Kids: mean, number zero, denominator

number zero, denominator, coincidence: Dear A, Thanks for your question. I am very sorry for the day-late response. The way your question is stated could mean one of two things. You may be asking me: *The mean of only the two numbers -410 and 400 ...

Math for Kids: word problem/brain teaser, note person, train tunnel

note person, train tunnel, brain teaser: Linda, I am so sorry for not replying sooner. For a reason I do not know, the email ended up in my junk folder. The answer is 25 miles per hour. There are multiple ways of solving this problem (I found 3), but here is one: 1) We know that: ...

Math for Kids: algebra 1, algebra 1, common factor

algebra 1, common factor, final answer: Hello Demetria, Have a look a mr+ns-nr-ms and what do you notice? We are looking for a common factor so we must group the four terms above so that there is a common factor. We do this as follows remembering that + and - separate terms mr-nr + ns-ms...

Math for Kids: Help for 7 year old, math, logic problems

math, logic problems, puzzles: Hi John, A 7 year-old is a bit out of my expertise, especially if you want to assist with problem solving and basic geometry. I would recommend continuing to work with arithmetic as good number sense is extremely important in the early grades. For...

Math for Kids: Geometry - Find the number of tiles needed for an area, square tiles, feet to inches

Math for Kids: Geometry - Find the number of tiles needed for an area, square tiles, feet to inches, square inches

Math for Kids: Geometry - Find the number of tiles needed for an area, area, geometry

area, geometry, inches to feet: Hi Nam, First, let s list what we know. The room is 16ft by 18ft It will be covered by 4 inch square tiles Question: how many tiles are needed? Let s figure out the area of the room. 16 x 18 = 288 sq ft. But the dimensions of the tiles are listed...

Math for Kids: introduction to algebra, algebra, area

algebra, area, solving equations: Hi Judi, This is an algebra problem. We need to write some equations to define the width of the rectangle. We know that AREA = WIDTH x LENGTH and that the AREA = 176 ft^2. We also know that WIDTH = LENGTH - 5 (five feet less than the length, as the...

Math for Kids: 8th Grade Algebra, graphing, algebra

graphing, algebra, solving algebraic equations: Hi Danielle, 1. First, let s look at the equation h= -16t^2 + 12t. We have two variables: h, t. Normally, our two variables in a graphic equation are x, y. The x is the independent variable and the y is the dependent variable. Given the situation in...

Math for Kids: graphs, slope, steepness

slope, steepness, gradient: Hi Casey, The steepness/gradient/etc are all other words for slope. To find the slope of a line, given only the graph, you need to start by picking two coordinate points. You can pick any two points, so it s easiest to pick points where it s clear that...

Math for Kids: LCM, multiple 12, lcm

multiple 12, lcm, negative numbers: Hi Mukesh, I am not too sure if sign matters. But if it does, then i would say -12. Only because its smaller of the two numbers (12 and -12). Since LCM stands for the least common multiple, -12 is sure lesser than 12. But then again, you need to confirm...

Math for Kids: Math test help, algebra, quadratic formula

algebra, quadratic formula, binomial: Hi Denise, 1. Solve the equation by completing the square. x^2 - 18x = 19 Step 1: Look at the co-efficient in front of the second term (the x term). In this case, it s -18. We re going to take 1/2 of this number, square it, and then add it to both...

Math for Kids: percentages, percentages

percentages: All you do is write 532/3290 and multiply by 100. It is the same as asking what is my percentage if I got 532 out of 3290 532/3290*100 = 16% Here is another example 1 is what percent of 2. The answer is 50% Do you get that? would you like me to...

Math for Kids: 6th grade math pertaining to ranges.., 6th grade math, words of wisdom

6th grade math, words of wisdom, explaination: Hi Jeannie, I am not sure if I have a simplistic explaination. But I will try to explain with the two examples mentioned above: 1. 36.6 + 82.5 a) we will define a range for 36.6 :: 35-40 b) we will define a range for 82.5 :: 80-85 c) add the numbers...

Math for Kids: Maths problem, whyne, guavas

whyne, guavas, empty basket: Dear Sunil, I am very sorry for the slow response, I hope it s not too late and it won t happen again. First I will give answers, then explain below: ANSWERS: 1. 1,568 2. $67 3. 78 days 4. 3 books 5. 17,672 6. 99 Hamsters 7. 59 cats...

Math for Kids: Maths problem, whyne, guavas

whyne, guavas, empty basket: Hi Sunil Sorry I took so long to reply. I aswered a few of them for you but I am soooooooo busy. I apologize but i did just a few of them for you. You must see how many questions i have to answer and I am working and studying at the same time. Please forgive...

Math for Kids: Maths problem, word problems, algebra

word problems, algebra, writing equations: Hi Sunil, #1 I m going to write equations from what I read in the word problem. Two different numbers were written on the board. I m going to call these two different numbers x and y. Leon added them x + y = z I m going to call Leon s sum...

Math for Kids: math, detergent, ounce

detergent, ounce, fraction: Dear Symone, Thanks for your question! The ANSEWR is: 7.39 ounces (rounded up to the nearest hundredth) Here is the EXPLANATION: We know that $2.49 was enough to buy 16 ounces of detergent. That means that if we use division, we can...

Math for Kids: 5th grade math homework problem, guess and check, trial and error

guess and check, trial and error, sum: Hi Julie, This problem seems daunting, but it s not too bad once you get started. I m not familiar with a T chart. Maybe your daughter can organize the work after you help her with the problem? Anyway, we re told that a pair of numbers add to 645...

Math for Kids: Math, proper fraction, aswer

proper fraction, aswer, data entry clerk: Hi tq If the clerk types 2880 words in 1 hour you can write this as 2880 words/hour but now you must convert hours to minutes so this would be 2880 words/60min 2880 words takes 60 min so 1200 words takes 60 min*1200words/2880words = 25 min So the aswer...

Math for Kids: Just can't get this!, product, word problem

product, word problem, division: Hi Robert, First, ask yourself: what is the question asking me to do? This question is asking you to find two numbers between 10 and 14 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) that, when multiplied by 14, will be just less than 173 and just greater than 173. So, let...

Math for Kids: Math Problem, quadratic equation, quadratic formula

quadratic equation, quadratic formula, substitution: Hi Amber, I apologize in advance for any formatting issues in this answer. I am typing on my phone and I will attempt to make everything as clear as possible. Please follow-up if you have any problems understanding the math or the presentation. This...

Math for Kids: Perimeter, area of a rectangle, nstse

area of a rectangle, nstse, 5b: Hello, Amandeep. Perimeter rectangle = 2l + 2b (or width) Perimeter equation: 2l + 2b = 132m Given in problem: l = 6/5b Substitute 6/5b for l in the perimeter equation: 6/5b(2) + 2b = 132m Multiply 6/5b and 2: 2.4b + 2b = 132m ...

Math for Kids: Word Problem with Variables, systems of equation, substitution

systems of equation, substitution, algebra: Hi Erica, This is an example where we can use system of equations to help us solve the problem. First, let s define some variables. Let R = rockfish Let B = bluefish We know that Mariko caught a total of 24 rockfish and bluefish. We can write this...

Math for Kids: Math Question- URGENT- ASAP RESPONSE, math question, s yard

math question, s yard, 3 feet: Hi Eileen, The perimeter of the fence is 24 feet. Since its a rectangular fence, the perimeter is length X breath 24 = 2 X 2 X 2 x 3 Therefore, the various combinations of the length and breadth are: 2 feet and 12 feet 4 feet and 6 feet 8 feet...

Math for Kids: grade school math, grade school math, soap detergent

grade school math, soap detergent, nephew: Hello, Ryan. 1. If the job is 9/10 completed, multiply 9/10 by 5/6 to find out how much of the 90% John did. We know this because, if the job was fully completed (100%), then to find John s portion, you d simply multiply 5/6 by 10/10, to get 50/60, or 5/6,...

Math for Kids: math, angles, circles

angles, circles, logical reasoning: Hi Lily, All circles have a measurement of 360 degrees, total. The hands of a clock can form 12 angles (from 12 o clock to 11 o clock). Let s think about the measures of the angles formed as a fraction of the circle. Measurement of the angle formed...

Math for Kids: Geometry Problem & Symbol?, geometry problem, fbc

geometry problem, fbc, straight line: Hi Susan Well yes it means the measurement of B is 124.7 degrees and if I am correct and if the angle is 124.7 degrees it means that angle ABF = angle HBC = 124.7 Degrees. The supplement is for example angle FBC which is simply 180 degrees - 124.7 degrees...

Math for Kids: Algebra 2 Compound Inequalities, compound inequalities

compound inequalities: Hi Danielle, To solve a compound inequality, we must find a solution that fits all the parameters. The easiest way to do this is to split the compound inequality into two separate inequalities, solve, and put them back together. When we put them back...

Math for Kids: Math 8th grade, domain, range

domain, range, linear functions: Hi Ivor, The domain of a function is all the values of the independent variable (x) for which the function has a real value y. This is a linear equation. ANY value of x will have a real value of y. There are NO limitations. Try graphing it with different...

Math for Kids: math, square roots, math 1

square roots, math 1, squares: Hi Kiarra, I am sure which grade are you studing, so I am not sure if you are familiar with squares and square roots. So, let me try to keep it simple. If you notice, the next number in the sequence is double of the previous one. so, 2 is the double...

Math for Kids: odds, nfl season, horse team

nfl season, horse team, enit: Hello, Enit. Odds are a way of showing what player, horse, team, etc., is favored, or expected, to win, and which team, therefore, is expected to lose. For example, at the beginning of the NFL season you may hear certain odds of each team winning the...

Math for Kids: math going into 6th grade., decimal numbers, decimal point

decimal numbers, decimal point, decimals: Hi Alan, I am guessing that it s the decimal numbers that are making the addition seem complex. So, I would recommend the following: 1. Write the two decimal numbers in the same format. That is, each should have the same number of digits before and after...

Math for Kids: Math

Hello, Anna. The first step is to figure out the total number of pages that Anna read. 340+340 = 680 total pages read. Since she read the books in 5 days, you need to divide 680 by 5 to figure out the number of pages that she read, on average, each...

Math for Kids: 7th grade math, 7th grade math, maths degree

7th grade math, maths degree, hausman: I m not sure that I understand the question. Are you supposed to find K and N ? If -N = -12.254, then N = 12.254.... If -K = 287.658, then K = -287.659.... The reason? well, I m not sure what teachers teach kids about the meaning of negative numbers....

Math for Kids: basic math, addition subtraction, multiplication and division

addition subtraction, multiplication and division, math sites: Allan, Of course basic math is important. It helps you in Algebra and stuff like that. So when i was in 5th grade, in the summer (this was 5 grades ago), I looked for some math sites to help me, like worksheets, just what you wanted. The best site to go...

Math for Kids: circle graph, circle graph, decimals

circle graph, decimals, fractions: Hi Sue, You ve been given unhandy numbers. Your fractions are 15/132 = ? % 33/132 = 25 % 27/132 = 9/44 = ? % Use that twice. 17/132 = ? % 13/132 = ? % Because a few of these are unending decimals, you have to round off the values, which keeps...

Math for Kids: circle graph, circle graph, basketball team

circle graph, basketball team, percentages: Hello, Sue. I am unsure what the question reads. Are those numbers (15, 33, 27, 17, 27, 13) certain values, or are they percentages? If, for example, they are the number of people who root for a particular basketball team, then it is easy to figure out...

Math for Kids: What comes next and why problems, prime number, prime numbers

prime number, prime numbers, first string: Hi Ann, Prime numbers are whole numbers larger than 1 that can be divided exactly only by themselves and 1. 2 is the first prime number. Since all even numbers can be divided by 2, it is also the only even prime number. I m not sure about that second...

Math for Kids: Division, double digit numbers, whole number

double digit numbers, whole number, number 18: Hello, Kiara. Dividing double-digit numbers together can be tricky at first. Let s start with an easy example: 40/20. The answer is 2. How did we get 2? Simple. 20 x 2 = 40. You simply figure out the lowest whole number that divides into 40, without...

Math for Kids: dividing fractions, dividing fractions, how do you divide fractions

dividing fractions, how do you divide fractions, whole number: Hi Allison, To divide by a fraction, flip the second fraction over and switch to multiplication -- 1/2 divided by 3/5 Flip the second fraction to become 5/3 Switch to multiplication -- 1/2 * 5/3 = ? Suppose we re dividing a fraction by a whole...

Math for Kids: I am in eight grade and I'm..., trapezoid shape, bottom right corner

trapezoid shape, bottom right corner, robin beck: Dear Robin, I must admit this is a new sort of problem to me. I never was exposed to this type of question while I was in eighth grade. I also leafed through various books on Algebra and Pre-Algebra at the local mall, but found nothing on number patterns....

Math for Kids: elementary math, elementary math, zero power

elementary math, zero power, exponents: Hello, Kayla. Any number to the zero power does not equal zero. It always equals 1 (unless the number itself is zero). Here s why: The division rule for exponents states that x^4/x^4 = x^(4-4). In other words, x^4/x^4 = x^0. But in mathematics anything...

Math for Kids: equations, equations and inequalities, hello walter

equations and inequalities, hello walter, 3q: Hello, Walter. All of your answers are correct except for the subtraction problem. 13 + (-12) - (-5) = ? Take one part of the problem at a time. In the first part (13 and 12) you have the addition of a negative number. When this is so, change the...

Math for Kids: equations, negative integers, how to solve a linear equation

negative integers, how to solve a linear equation, counting numbers: Hello, Olfat. Solving the equation in 1. requires that you get the variable on its own side. In this case, you are solving for x. To get x on its own side, first subtract 5 from both sides. This will leave you with 2x = 1 (6-5=1). Next, divide...

Math for Kids: Finding the circumference, circumference of a circle, circular garden

circumference of a circle, circular garden, diameter: Hi, To find the circumference of a circle, multiply Pi * diameter Or another way to think of this is Pi * 2r This works because the diameter is double the radius. I did not notice this information (radius or diameter ) in your question, so I thought that...

Math for Kids: Fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, fourth grade

adding and subtracting fractions, fourth grade: Hi Saphira, I would love to help you on this. But before that could you tell me, how do you try to add/subtract fractions ? what is it that you have difficulty comprehending ? If you tell me that, I can then determine what would be the best way to explain...

Math for Kids: equations

Math for Kids: equations

Math for Kids: Linear Feet, angle drilling, linear feet

Math for Kids: Linear Feet, angle drilling, linear feet, linear foot

Math for Kids: Math, math exercises, math world

Math for Kids: Math, math exercises, math world, international competition

Math for Kids: Math, blue jeans

Math for Kids: Math, blue jeans

Math for Kids: math, addition and subtraction, addition subtraction

Math for Kids: math, addition and subtraction, addition subtraction, pemdas

Math for Kids: math

Math for Kids: math

Math for Kids: math for kids, candles

Math for Kids: math for kids, candles

Math for Kids: mean , median and mode, math whiz, lawyer

Math for Kids: mean , median and mode, math whiz, lawyer, middle numbers

Math for Kids: Positives ans Negitives

Math for Kids: Positives ans Negitives

Math for Kids: How do I find the answere..., 6f, answere

6f, answere, parentheses: Evening, Preston. I can help you. First, remember with the distribution property you are distributing the outside number through the parentheses. In your question, -6f is on the outside, and 10f-7 is on the inside. Multiply, which is the same as distributing...

Math for Kids: fraction, common denominator, fractions

common denominator, fractions, fraction: Well im not a teacher but i could help. It depends on how old the children are. I teach my sisters which are between the age of 9 and 12. What I would do in this case is tell them that they have to find a common denominator and then you can add. Before...

Math for Kids: Grammar again, coca cola company, electric stoves

coca cola company, electric stoves, plural verb: Hello, Benny. I suggest the following changes: 2. None of the people want to go there. 4. Coca-Cola Company and Acer Company are organizing for charity. (You are talking about more than one company, so you must use the plural verb.) In addition,...

Math for Kids: Graph, line graph

line graph: Hello, Meghan. The word trend is the same as pattern. For example, suppose that the number of touchdowns continually increased from 1995 to 1999. The answer would then be that there was an increasing trend for touchdowns. Or suppose twice as many...

Math for Kids: Why are you helping 3-9 grades doing math questions., math assistance, math questions

math assistance, math questions, cindy: Hi Michael, Some students can benefit from some more math assistance than their teachers and parents can give them. I offer free online tutoring to students who desire to learn in order to help them past the bumps that are getting in the way of learning...

Math for Kids: hexa 5 poly 6 penta many..., penta, subtraction

penta, subtraction, bridget: Dear Bridget, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, I do not know how to help you. I received this question in the past from another person. Please revise your question, so I may be able to help you further. Be as specific as possible. Regards,...

Math for Kids: Inequalities, inequality, inequalities

inequality, inequalities, dana: Hello, Dana. It is necessary when you divide by a negative number to arrive at your answer. If you do not switch the sign the inequality will not be correct. For example, 4 + 6 -2x. 10 -2x. If we don t switch the sign, then we have an answer...

Math for Kids: Kilo=lb, independent arbitrator, pounds in a kilo

independent arbitrator, pounds in a kilo, grams in a pound: Yes, indeed, you are right. 1 kg is 2.2046 lb... or more precisely, 2.20462262. However, there have been numerous other quantities called pound in the past. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pound_%28mass%29 for more information. Of the pounds mentioned...

Math for Kids: Linear Feet, skirting boards, linear foot

skirting boards, linear foot, linear feet: This means they don t care so much what is the area of your building, rather they charge based on a length. It may be the length of the building itself. Or, it may be the total length of all the walls they need to apply treatment to. If you were buying...

Math for Kids: Linear footage to Square footage, right angles, linear footage

right angles, linear footage, straight sides: Well, if it s not a basic shape, and it s not made up of basic shapes (eg, some circles pasted together), it s not a math for kids question! You really need some calculus... :-) One method that gives an ok answer is to lay a square grid over the object,...

Math for Kids: lesson, math book, elementary teachers

math book, elementary teachers, new chapter: Hello, Bridget. From your question, I assume that you are a student, instructing other elementary teachers. It would have helped if you told me what lesson you had to teach. If I had to teach, I d probably open up the math book and instruct from...

Math for Kids: How long is 1000 feet?, bowling lane, bible message

bowling lane, bible message, nba basketball: Hello, Erika. The Eiffel Tower in France is 986 feet tall (excluding the antenna). An NBA basketball court is 94 feet long. If 10 of these courts were placed in a row, plus another 60 feet (the length of a bowling lane; foul line to head pin), you d...

Math for Kids: Math, abbreviation for pound, latin root

abbreviation for pound, latin root, latin word: Hello, Vivian. Thank you for your question. The abbreviation for pound comes from the Latin word _libra_, which was a unit of weight approximately equivalent to 3/4 of a pound. That comes from the latin root _liber_, meaning book. Regards,...

Math for Kids: Math, math competitions, national math

math competitions, national math, math competition: I haven t heard that there is a national competition. but if there is your child has to go through the whole process and that would start with the city or county competition. I don t know if your child is too young to enter it because i went to a competition...

Math for Kids: Math, multiplying fractions, icecream sundae

multiplying fractions, icecream sundae, final answer: Hi! I ll answer a slightly different question, then you have a go at the question you asked, and if you like, you can check your answer with me. I ll answer this question - a 14 2/5 ounce super chizza pizza is 5/12 cheese. How many ounces of cheese...

Math for Kids: Math, blue jeans, classroom 2

blue jeans, classroom 2, t shirt: Hi Daniel, The way I like to approach such problems is, you start with 100 as your total number of students. 2/3 of 100 = 66 which means 66 students are wearing blue jeans. 3/4 of 66 is about 50 which means 50 students are wearing t-shirt. 50 is...

Math for Kids: Math, 3 feet, yards to feet

3 feet, yards to feet, math: Hi Yvoone, 3 feet is 1 Yard. So to convert (or change) yards to feet, you multiply the yard by 3. For example, to convert 5 yards to feet you would multiply 5 by 3 which equals 15 therefore 5 yards equals 15 feet. I hope it helps you. Ani...

Math for Kids: Math/ 5th or 6th, leftmost position, permutations

leftmost position, permutations, possibilities: Hi Shaun First of all, A cannot be greater than 2, because 4 x 3 = 12, and we would have another digit to the left of the D in the product. A cannot be 0, because we don t write numbers with a 0 on the left. And A cannot be 1, because 4 times anything...

Math for Kids: Math - 6th Grade, toothpick puzzles, brain teasers

toothpick puzzles, brain teasers, toothpicks: Hello, Connie. Thanks for the question. So that three squares remain, remove the middle top toothpick, and the furthest two toothpicks on the bottom right (the reverse L ). Following these steps should reveal three squares. Any further questions,...

Math for Kids: Math, grade 8, eq

grade 8, eq, 2c: Hi, Pretty tough problem! Let s start with using a,b,c, and d for the letters. That will make it easier to keep track of them. a+b+c+d = 11 3a + 2c = 5 2a + c = 2 3b + 2d = 17 We have 2 eq s with the same two variables: 3a + 2c = 5 2a +...

Math for Kids: Math: Alegbra (8th grade math), 8th grade math, bold letters

8th grade math, bold letters, email adress: All you have to do is start by drawing dashed lines. 3 at the bottom for the base and 8 on one side and then you will discover that only 8 will be the other side. Thanks for the question, if you need more help tell me and i ll give you my email adress, and...

Math for Kids: Math project, math project, mathematical operations

math project, mathematical operations, allison: Hi Allison, I am not clear on the question.Could you show me what you have done so far. It would help me understand the rules of your project. For example, how many times can you use the same number ? What are the mathematical operations you are using (or...

Math for Kids: Math, multiplying fractions, how do you multiply fractions

multiplying fractions, how do you multiply fractions, dear bill: Dear Bill Mill Schill, Multiplying fractions is very simple. All one has to do is simply multiply the numerators together, and then the denominators together. Thus, 1/2 times 2/3 = 2/6, or 1/3. If you have any further questions regarding this subject,...

Math for Kids: Maths puzzle, logical problem, digit number

logical problem, digit number, missing something: I still don t understand your logic. The question states that the house numbers between A and B will total the house numbers between C and D, and the house numbers between E and F. Using your numbers, 28 doesn t equal 40, which doesn t equal 44. Regards,...

Math for Kids: Multiplication Tables, multiplication tables, cards

multiplication tables, cards: Well, kids remember better by writing down what they are trying to learn. You should probably try to make him write down the one times one, one times two, one times three etc. until he gets to one times ten and make him write them two times. Then the next...

Math for Kids: Multiplying fractions, parent teacher store, how to multiply fractions

parent teacher store, how to multiply fractions, multiplying fractions: Hi Cathy, For multiplication procedure, I teach multiplication. But for understanding, I replace the word multiply with of . It really helps to get small shapes. I ve seen them at the Parent Teacher store, and I m sure they re available somewhere...

Math for Kids: I'm in a bind right now, it's been a year or so since I've been in High School Algebra class...can you please help me?!?!?, algebra class, school algebra

algebra class, school algebra, word problem: Hello, Christina. 6 / 3/8 is the same as 6 x 8/3. (When you divide fractions, you need to take the reciprocal (flip-flop) of the second fraction, then multiply.) 6 x 8/3 = 48/3, or 16. (6 x 8 = 48; 48/3 = 16.) 208,800 x 2/5 = 83,520 (208,800 x 2...

Math for Kids: making sure of my answer, electronic device, carla

electronic device, carla: Hi Carla, It would be (21.00 - 17.43)/21.00 multiplied by 100 That is 17%. Which is the same as saying if you reduce the price of the device (previously sold for $21) by 17 percent, the new price would be 17.43. I hope it helps. Thanks. Anil ...

Math for Kids: math, dollar amounts, soap

dollar amounts, soap, ratios: Hello, Sue. What you are dealing with in these problems is ratios. You are missing one piece of information. In the first problem, you know what 6 bars of soap cost. You also know what you want to find (price of 10 bars). Set up the ratio as follows:...

Math for Kids: math, good luck, 43678

good luck, 43678, 43657: I will help you find the answer, but it will help if you send me where you are stuck. Add 20,234345,43657 and 546, then subtrack 35656, then add 34556, then divide that answer by 43678. I can tell you the answer, but why don t you try it and let me know what...

Math for Kids: math, pentagon building, final answer

pentagon building, final answer, penta: Hi Veronica, A triangle has ____ sides. A polygon is any figure with many sides. The Pentagon building in Washington, D.C. has 5 sides. Octagon has 8 sides. Repeated subtraction to work out a division problem: Start with 135 and keep subtracting...

Math for Kids: math, minor league baseball team, minor league baseball

minor league baseball team, minor league baseball, 4 quarts: Hello, Sue. 1. 3/6 or 1/2. 2. If the book has 250 pages, and Melissa has read 93 pages (x), then the correct expression would be 250 - 93, or 250 - x. 3. In number 3, I m guessing you want to know how much 100 grams of candy would cost. 300 grams...

Math for Kids: math, leap year, 366 days

leap year, 366 days, number of seconds in a year: Hello, Corinne. I appreciate your question. Such a question is intriguing and fun to answer. To begin with, we need to figure out how many seconds are in one year. I will assume that you are speaking of a non-leap year (365 days), vice a leap year...

Math for Kids: math, nephews, hector

nephews, hector, niece: Hello, Krista. Begin by creating variables for both Libby and Billy. We know that Billy receives 5 times the amount Libby gets. Therefore, we can label Libby as x, and Billy as 5x. Libby then gives 2/5 of what he has to Hector. Hector then receives...

Math for Kids: math, systematic way, parentheses

systematic way, parentheses, different ways: I normally use / for divide when typing... The best way probably is to try different ways to insert parentheses one by one, until you get the answer. Try to do this in as systematic way as possible, for example : (500 / 50) / 2 / 5 equals 1. Try again....

Math for Kids: math, odd number, polynomial

odd number, polynomial, cubes: I ll show you how to do a similar question. Then you should have no trouble with this one. I ll solve for you : How to factor 125y^3+8. First, I remember that a^3 - b^3 = (a-b)(a^2 + ab + b^2). Then, I notice that 125 and 8 are both cubes, in fact...

Math for Kids: math, taxi stand, computer step

taxi stand, computer step, bus 14: Hi Sarah, Sum of means to add - addition for example the sum of 5 and 4 implies 5 + 4, which is 9 Difference Between means to subtract - Subtraction for example the difference between 5 and 4 implies 5 - 4, which is 1 Product of means...

Math for Kids: math, decimal answer, 66666

decimal answer, 66666, math: Hello, Yoyoman17. To begin this problem, we need to first convert 66 2/3% into decimal form. 2/3 is equal to .666666..., so 66 2/3% is equal to .6666666... The next step is to multiply .66666... and 9, giving us an answer of 6. Regards, Joh...

Math for Kids: math, algebra problem, basic algebra

algebra problem, basic algebra, x factor: Hello, Deanna. Here s a basic algebra problem: 4x + 6 = 18. Step 1 is to subtract 6 from both sides. The reason for this is because we need to get the x factor by itself. Whatever we do on the left side must also be done to the right side. 4x +...

Math for Kids: math anxiety for 9 year old girl, math anxiety, math work

math anxiety, math work, class math: Hello Ann, Well, usually kids have problem with division.... did u asked her why dont she likes maths? tell her interesting things about maths... tell her to find herself something interesting in this subject.... Well, u can make her practice more and more......

Math for Kids: math for kids, candle costs, many candles

candle costs, many candles, using algebra: Sorry for the delay... Let me solve a similar problem for you here, you can use the same method to solve the problem you ve been given. [By the way, the problem you gave has two solutions, but in one of the solutions you end up not buying any large candles.]...

Math for Kids: math for kinds, game one, 12 year olds

game one, 12 year olds, math: Well, it all depends on how old the kids are. Most kids from 6-12 year olds are attracted to math because that is there strongest subject. To get the students or children to like math then make it fun with activities to do so that they can enjoy math. You...

Math for Kids: math problem, math problem, negative balance

math problem, negative balance, marbles: Well, they are not both 7. One is +7, and one is -7. +7, or positive 7 , is the same as 7. It means 7 more than nothing. -7, or negative 7 , is a very different thing. It means 7 *less* than nothing. How can you have less than nothing? Well, for...

Math for Kids: math, mean median mode, odd number

mean median mode, odd number, math: Jeremy, i hope this will help you. Mean is the sum of all the number and divide it by the quanity.example: 20,35,20,25,10, add them up they equal 110, and divide by 5. So the mean will be 22. Meadian, rank the numbers least to greatest; 10,20,20,25,35and the...

Math for Kids: mathforkids, climbing the stairs, toys

climbing the stairs, toys: Hi ! how old are the kids ? When my daughter was three year old, I got her used to numbers by flipping channels on TV. She could relate to the channel number quite well, especially if it had cartoons. The other way of teaching numbers to her was counting...

Math for Kids: maths puzzle, math games for kids, pencil lead

math games for kids, pencil lead, mikes math: I notice that some of your underlines have different lengths from others. Was this intentional? (that is, is that how they appear in the original problem?) or is it just how you happened to type them? If the latter, this is not so trivial, it s certainly...

Math for Kids: maths, time cause, maths

time cause, maths, math: Well depends what age. I teach a ten year old and to get her to like math I teach it my way. The class is only one hour and I add fun like games. This way she enjoys and has fun yet she is learning something at the same time. Also don t push then too much...

Math for Kids: mean , median and mode, mean median and mode, math words

mean median and mode, math words, mode mode: Well, to start I m going to give three numbers like 5,2 and 8. First we will find the mean. Add the numbers, which equal 15 then divide by three and you get 5 so that is your answer. So the first step in finding the mean is to add all the numbers up and then...

Math for Kids: multi-Step Equations, arithmetic operations, pre algebra

arithmetic operations, pre algebra, howzat: Hi! I ll solve a similar question. If you re still having trouble, let me know... I ll solve (2/5)(c-7)=14. Solving means I should be able to write c = (something). But at the moment, the c is buried deep in the left hand side. The trick to...

Math for Kids: NONLINEAR FUNCTIONS, homework problem, length times width

homework problem, length times width, nonlinear functions: Well, I won t give the solution, since it sounds like a homework problem, but I ll give you some hints that will lead you to the solution yourself. First, draw a picture of the cardboard. It s a rectangle. Draw it to scale, say 4 inch by 6 inch. Then...

Math for Kids: the number zero, decimal type, number 0

decimal type, number 0, smart ones: Sarah, The number 0 (zero) is somewhat tied to the Babylonians. BUT WAIT! They first conceived the smallest idea of it, and were troubled by it. Some called it the cipher . Although they didn t really comprehend zero, or have a symbol for it, some of the...

Math for Kids: Order, victor vito, man circus

victor vito, man circus, process of elimination: Hi, Make a chart with 5 wide columns, numbered 1-5 from left to right. We know the clown is after at least two people, so write clown and cross it out in columns 1 and 2. The clown is before at least one person so do the same for column 5. Victor and...

Math for Kids: Positives ans Negitives, adding and subtracting integers, minus sign

adding and subtracting integers, minus sign, negative numbers: Hi Andy Adding and Subtracting Integers A positive number plus a positive number is just like adding two numbers 5 + 7 = 12 A positive number plus a negative number is like subtracting two numbers, but you keep the sign of the larger number 5 +...

Math for Kids: rational and irrational numbers, rational and irrational numbers, examples of irrational numbers

rational and irrational numbers, examples of irrational numbers, repeating decimals: Hi Vidal, Rational numbers are technically defined as numbers that can be written as a fraction with integers (whole numbers and their negatives and zero) in both the top and the bottom, so 5 (which is 5/1) , 1/2, -13/4 , .25 and SQRT36 are all rational....

Math for Kids: Simple question, grammar question, math category

grammar question, math category, proper english: Hello, Benny. I think you accidentally asked me a grammar question in the math category. Don t worry about it, but try to be more careful next time. To answer your question, the top statement is acceptable. Daren t is not proper English, so the bottom...

Math for Kids: square footage of a triangle, volume of a pyramid, square footage of a triangle

volume of a pyramid, square footage of a triangle, base of the pyramid: The equation is AREA = ONE HALF times BASE times HEIGHT The BASE is the length of the bottom line. The HEIGHT is the straight up distance from the (horizontal) bottom line to the tip. And ONE HALF is, well, one half. So if your triangle had...

Math for Kids: square footage, linear feet, square footage

linear feet, square footage, hesitation: Hello, John. I regret the hesitation in responding. The website was down recently. To convert linear feet into square feet, multiply the total linear feet by the width of the object in question. If you have a board that is 10 feet long and 1 foot...

Math for Kids: symbol of Pi, greek scientist archimedes, symbol of pi

greek scientist archimedes, symbol of pi, leonhard euler: Hi! Happy to help! It was popularized by Leonhard Euler, when he adopted the symbol in 1737. By this time, Euler was already a fairly prominent mathematician, serving as head of the mathematics department at the Academy at St. Petersburg. As far as modern...

Math for Kids: Teaching multiplication and division, teaching multiplication, multiplication and division

teaching multiplication, multiplication and division, desirable reward: Hi, Does he know his times tables automatically by heart from 1*1 through 12*12? If not, then make games of practicing them and arrange a very desirable reward for learning them completely. [Yes, this is one time where I recommend a bribe, if needed.] It...

Math for Kids: When to Get a Tutor, right time, best time

right time, best time, tutor: I think it is too early to start getting a tutor. If she is good at math then she will improve and get better by herself. A tutor is usually used to help children that are struggling but she is not. But if you so want to get a tutor then the best time would...

Math for Kids: The volume of a room is 2,560..., cubic ft, maximum height

cubic ft, maximum height, cubic feet: Hello, ADRIEL. I suspect the answer is 10 feet. If the floor s perimeter is 64 feet, then each side is 16 feet. This is true, provided that the room is a cube, and not rectangular. 16 x 16 = 256 square feet; 2560 cubic feet / 256 square feet = 10...

Math for Kids: Word problem, pyrmid, many faces

pyrmid, many faces, word problem: Delmon (nice name by the way...), I am going to try to answer this question easily. First off, we know a figure having 9 sides to it s base is a enneagon. Also, a figure with 16 sides on it s base is a hexakaidecagon, or a hexadecagon (either or). But...

Math for Kids: Yards = sq. feet, measure of area, sq feet

measure of area, sq feet, square feet: Well, this is tricky, because yards are a measure of length, but square feet is a measure of area. Unless you meant square yards? On the other hand, sometimes area is quoted in yards or feet, when the width is known. For example, you can buy 5 yards...

Math for Kids: Zero, indian mathematician, mayan calendars

indian mathematician, mayan calendars, ancient greeks: As far back as the 2nd century BC, the ancient Babylonians already used the digit 0. They didn t write it like we do, rather, they used a space, or two slashes, or (later) three hooks. However, they didn t have a concept of zero as a number - no idea that...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: What do I do to get net sale?

To answer the first part of your question, let N = net sales so that, for the first expression 50 percent (net sales) = $85,000 + 30.5 percent (net sales) = 0.5N = 85000 + 0.305N or, using a little algebra N = $85000/(0.5-0.305) = $105,590...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Retail Business - How much should I Pay?

Based on your numbers, the new plan should be more profitable. The calculations are: Initial Plan: Revenue = (number of visitors)(fraction closure)($ per transaction) = (30000)(0.24)($32) = (7200)($32) = $230,400. Costs = (fixed) + (variable) + (cost...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: BUSINESS MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS, business mathematics and statistics, coefficient of correlation

business mathematics and statistics, coefficient of correlation, unit variance: OK, a little more explanation. I assume you have course materials that you can refer to so I won t try to write a textbook here. In the future, more focused questions would be appreciated. 1. This a standard technique where a test statistic, X, is defined...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Commission structure, outbound agents, commission structures

outbound agents, commission structures, commission structure: There are different types of commission structures (straight commision, salary plus commision, etc.), so you will need to specify which one you are interested in. On the other hand, I get the impression that you want to use the 3 weeks of sales data to apply...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Compound roportions, inverse proportionality, inverse relationship

inverse proportionality, inverse relationship, inverses: I think what you say in words is correct: - more hours worked per day means less men needed for a given job (all else being equal): inverse relationship between men and hours/day - less days worked means more men needed (all else being equal): inverse...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: decimal chart, empty cells, decimal chart

empty cells, decimal chart, spreadsheet program: David, I didn t get the attachment. I am also not familiar with the Pages app. Perhaps if you give me a screen shot of the Pages window I could help. How do you do your averages? Do you use a finction or by hand? If you can get your app to average...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Mentor, stock market trading system, stock market trading

stock market trading system, stock market trading, performance metrics: Thanks for the follow-up. Sounds like you have plenty of experience to chart a reasonal course. I appreciate that you don t want to use retreads. It sounds like a key feature to your new approach is to refine the detection of behaviors amongst a lot of...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Torque required for pitching mechanism, linear momentum, linear velocity

linear momentum, linear velocity, angular momentum: Pranav, Thanks for your question. I will have a full response to your question shortly. My analysis indicates that you should need an electric motor with only a modest torque and power capability. A web site for appropriate electric motors is given here: ...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: using excel for a specific function, integers, short answer

integers, short answer, spreadsheet: JoDee, The short answer is no, but there may be hope. It sounds like the situation can be described as f(x,y) = z where x, y and z are known but f isn t. The function f could be a lot of things (e.g., z = x^2/y). The easiest form for f would be something...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: How to calculate a monthly incident rate, incident rate, ry

incident rate, ry, osha: The yearly rate, Ry, = incidents/year, is a number given by your formula for # of cases and # number of hours (not quite sure what that last number refers to). To convert it to a monthly rate, Rm, we just need to convert the units as follows: Rm[incidents/month]...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Help with computation, cheerleading tryouts, evaluation score

cheerleading tryouts, evaluation score, student votes: The method used by your school for selecting the cheerleaders by rank is known as the Borda method: see link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count It is a widely used method for combining the rankings from different groups (eg., college sports teams)....

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Interaction Terms, interaction terms, linear regression

interaction terms, linear regression, quadratic term: OK Anna, thanks for the additional info. Here is how I interpret the results. First of all, from what I gather, really small p-values mean that the predictor IS significant, since the null hypothesis is that the coefficient is NOT significantly different from...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Proportions, indirect proportion, interest earnings

indirect proportion, interest earnings, direct proportion: Let s examine this question a little more closely. Interest rates and earnings are a little more complicated than just proportions, but let s start off with the approach I think you re trying to use. Let the interest rate for one year be r, then $1000･r･(6...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Finance question, calculating compound interest, annuity formula

calculating compound interest, annuity formula, finance question: These calculations are very standard. A really good website that explains the relevant formulas is: http://www.moneychimp.com/articles/finworks/fmbasinv.htm. To help you along, your question a) involves calculating compound interest with contributions....

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: math word problem, math word problem, two bedroom apartments

math word problem, two bedroom apartments, apartment building: Let x = number of 1-bedroom units and y = 2-bedroom units. Then, when all the units are rented x + y = 12 and x(360) + y(450) = 4950. Substitute for x in terms of y - x = 12-y (12-y)(360) + y(450) = 4950. Solving for y, 12(360)-y(360)...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: COMPUTING PERCENTAGES, erroneous answer, percentage contribution

erroneous answer, percentage contribution, 2 pieces: The 2 cases have different amounts of money contributing to the total: $3000 + $2250 = $5250. You have to weight the percentages according the the fraction of the total that they correspond to: (3000/5250)(8.33%) + (2250/5250)(13.33%) = 10.48%. Your...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Business mathematics and statistics

Naveen, Let the event X = selected at company X and the event Y = selected at company Y. This means that X = rejected at X and Y = rejected at Y. Here the prime notation means the complement of . From the information given, we have P(X) = 0.7 P(Y...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Business Mathematics and Statistics

Naveen, For this problem we need to calculate the probability, using the Poisson distribution, of getting 0, 1, 2 and 3 defects per packet and then multiplying by 10,000 to get the expected value of the number of defective packets per consignment. The...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Business Mathematics and Statistics

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Business Mathematics and Statistics

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: BUSINESS MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

I d be happy to elaborate on these questions and answers. Can you be a little more specific? For instance, is there a part of the answer that you don t understand or for which you would like more background. I recommend that you look at a good probability...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Calculus

The trick to this question seems to be to realize that the cost really refers to a cost per mile or per time. So for part a, assuming we want $/mile, we have p = $3.80/gal and I(v) = miles/gal which need to be combined to give cost/mi = F(v) = $/mi...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Maths [ 10th grade probability ]

This a classic example of how to use a very useful shortcut in probabilty problems, namely (Probability something will happen) = 1 - (Probability something won t happen), which for this particular problem is (Probability problem will get solved) =...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Ratio Definition

This is good question and you re right that the meaning of ratio is somewhat different for the 2 cases. For the ratio of boys to girls, it means that there 3 boys for every 4 girls (not a bad ratio!). This implies that a basic collection consisting of...

Math and Science Solutions for Businesses: Math formula needed to solve business problem

The following are some useful formulas based on summing the number of various subscribers over the years. First, I ll define some constants and variables. I ll be using lots of subscripts and will write them like Ai = A sub i = where A = some variable...

Mazda: 1983 RX 7 problem, madza rx7, autolite plugs

madza rx7, autolite plugs, check fuel: yes, there is a fuel filter. It is on the drivers side of the car near the front of the gas tank behind the rear diff. There are actually quite a few things that certain problem can be. I ll give you a list here, so you can start checking them all out....

Mazda: 1989 B2200 speedometer cable, speedometer cable, axle grease

speedometer cable, axle grease, mazda models: You re right, the speedometer cable is probably making the noise. I believe that your truck is still made by Mazda, so the speedometer cable should be basically the same as on other Mazda models. The cable can be unclipped from the back of the instrument cluster....

Mazda: 1991 Mazda Protege, mazda dealership, independent technicians

mazda dealership, independent technicians, personal observation: Hi Tara and thanks for the question. In my personal observation the Protege is usually trouble free. I am not a mechanic, but you dont mention if you took the vehicle to a Mazda dealership. I realize they cost more but they are equipped to diagnose problems...

Mazda: 1992 Mazda 626 won't start, mazda 626, battery test

mazda 626, battery test, steering wheel: E. normally when you can not get your car out of park it is because you have moved the steering wheel when the car was shut off. Hold the key with pressure and move the steering wheel back and forth until it releases. This will normally unlock the shifter....

Mazda: 1993 Mazda 626 and mileage, warranty problems, mazda 626

warranty problems, mazda 626, windows doors: Jennifer, that is a lot of miles but Mazdas hold up well IF they are maintained properly. I would go to edmunds.com and use their service to check on Warranty, Problems, Recalls and possibly damage to that specific vehicle. You will also need the VIN (Vehicle...

Mazda: 1996 Mazda Protege, lithium polymer battery, interference engine

lithium polymer battery, interference engine, mazda protege: Hi Richard. As to the mechanical problems I can not help you there as I am not mechanically inclined. As to quality Mazda has an excellent reputation but there are always exceptions. Incidentally, Mazda is partly owned by Ford, not GM and quality has increased...

Mazda: 2001 mazda protege, mazda dealer, mazda protege

mazda dealer, mazda protege, maintenance schedules: Hi Jason and thanks for the question. I do not know the interval for changing the timing belt in KM, but yes it will break and do great damage to the engine. If you have an owners manual check there for maintenance schedules. If not call your local Mazda...

Mazda: 2003 Mazda Tribute LX rear bumper cover, mazda tribute, dallas texas area

mazda tribute, dallas texas area, mazda dealer: Hi Judy and thanks for the question. Unfortunately, for you, the only place you will find the bumper cover is at a Mazda dealer. You MIGHT be able to find one at a salvage yard, but I doubt it. This is one of the accessories you have to go to the dealer...

Mazda: 2006 Mazda 3, mazda dealer, 2006 mazda 3

mazda dealer, 2006 mazda 3, market suppliers: Hi Laura and thanks for the question. I am mystified! Where did you find a Mazda with no air conditioning? I didnt know they made them that way anymore. I am sure there are after market suppliers, or at least there used to be, who make these but I have...

Mazda: 1985 Mazda RX-7 starting, mazda rx 7, new distributor cap

mazda rx 7, new distributor cap, flow restriction: Logical, the spark plugs will tell the tale by looking at them, they will be wet and black if they are not firing. Ignition improvements would include the coils, wires, plugs, ignition condensor, cap and rotor. After market coils run about $50 each. (Standard...

Mazda: 2000 miata, handheld scanner, cam sensor

handheld scanner, cam sensor, blue spark: Then your problem is fuel. The pump may be able to deliver but may not sustain pressure. The regulator is in the tank with the pump. Also check/change the fuel filter as a first step to diagnosing before condemning the pump/regulator. Buy the Mazda assembly....

Mazda: 2005 mazda miata, mazda miata, memory saver

mazda miata, memory saver, volt battery: Most do have security code features, Mazda used multiple brands and designs so no sure which you may have. They must be activated by the original owner. If it s never been activated then no fear. To avoid the issue in event of a battery swap a 9 volt battery...

Mazda: 94 Protoge will start but not run, haynes manual, protoge

haynes manual, protoge, position sensor: Not my area of expertise. Check for ignition on each cylinder. If you have ignition on two of four and the other two are dead your crank position sensor has failed. It fires in two phases usually 1 and 4 then 2 and 3. Just some thoughts, a Miata and...

Mazda: 1985 Mazda RX-7 starting, screws

Mazda: 1985 Mazda RX-7 starting, screws

Mazda: no spark, cam sensor, timing belt

Mazda: no spark, cam sensor, timing belt, miata

Mazda: No spark, fuse

Mazda: No spark, fuse

Mazda: milage, oil leaks, mazda millennia

oil leaks, mazda millennia, hiccups: They are well built but it depends on what kind of life it has seen, highway, city or a nice mix. It is supercharged and with that comes some complexities, additional parts which can add to possible issues down the road. All in all a good machine. Check...

Mazda: no spark, oil filler cap, camshafts

oil filler cap, camshafts, timing belt: Sorry been out of town. NO spark on any cylinder. Check the timing belt by looking in the oil filler cap at the camshafts while someone else cranks the engine. No rotation=no signal=no spark. If you see the cams rotate the the belt is good and we have...

Mazda: No spark, crank sensor, mazda dealer

crank sensor, mazda dealer, odb2: When you initially turn on the key the system will perform a test after a few seconds the MIL will go off unless it has a fault. You will need at least a generic ODB2 scanner to test the system and obtain a code. You may be able to rent one from a local...

Mazda: Mzda RX-7, fuel pump relay, rx 7

fuel pump relay, rx 7, fuel pump: First off you need to be sure that the fuel pump hot lead at the pump does or does not have voltage. The pump could be bad and could be blowing the circuit or overloading the relay. Next there is a fuel pump relay under the dash driver side that control...

Mazda: 2005 Mazda 6 won`t start..., quarter tank, 2005 mazda 6

quarter tank, 2005 mazda 6, flow test: There is no reset switch. If you ran the pump dry it could have damaged it internally. The only way to rule out the pump is to check the fuel flow and a mechanic will need to do that. It may have enough air in the system that the pump cannot get a syphon...

Mazda: 99 Protege starting problem, head gasket, clock position

head gasket, clock position, maf sensor: The car should fire up, it won t run though with a bad MAF. The MAF is a sensitive device a sharp hit or a drop can damage it. While cranking it tap on the case and manipulate the wire harness a little to see if you get a change. The injectors themselves...

Mazda: 2005 Mazda 6 won`t start..., mazda 6, mazda

Mazda: 2005 Mazda 6 won`t start..., mazda 6, mazda

Mazda: judder when in reverse gear, clutch facings, clutch discs

clutch facings, clutch discs, short trip: The judder is common, reverse is a non forgiving gear. It amplifies clutch engagement which is what you are feeling. If you can drive in reverse for more than just a short trip to the curb you may feel it corrects for itself to some degree as you go. Depending...

Mazda: Mazda RX7 starting problems, throttle linkage, patience of a saint

throttle linkage, patience of a saint, marvel mystery oil: It s been a long time since I worked on one. If I recall the accelerator pump is a small rectangular design on the front to the carburetor near the throttle linkage. The internal diaphragm should come with a kit. These were also electronically controlled...

Mazda: replacement key, gauge face, mazda protege

gauge face, mazda protege, alarm system: Mazda implemented the key chip security system in 2001. It likely does have it, depends on the actual production date. You should have a red indicator on the gauge face with the symbol of a key that lights up upon start up, if so you do have a key with...

Mazda: 92 Mazda Miata won't start, mazda miata, jumper wire

mazda miata, jumper wire, tank fuel: Sounds like the in tank fuel pump is not working. Try disconnecting the supply fuel line (the one that feeds the front of the fuel rail),(be ready with a container to catch the fuel) turn the ignition to run and see if fuel flows. If so the pump is working...

Mazda: car bought in Guam, therfore, state laws

therfore, state laws, dmv: Not my area of expertise but, cars brought in from outside the US (other countries) can be transfered and licensed in the US (mainland). Guam is a US territory and therfore falls under US laws and regulations, though it is unincorporated. It should be possible....

Mazda: miata wheel hub assembly, spindle nut, wheel bearings

spindle nut, wheel bearings, wheel hub: Wheel bearings are not common, replace only what is affected. Most fail due to an impact to a wheel or driving through deep water. Either way the issue takes a while to manifest itself. The hub assembly is available from Mazda and should be replaced as...

Mazda: New Mazda ts2 /Wheel Bearings, mazda ts2, bad wheel bearing

mazda ts2, bad wheel bearing, wheel bearings: No, wheel bearings are not prone to failure. Most Mazdas see well into 150,000 plus miles without wheel bearing issues. The exceptions being trauma from an impact (pot hole/crash) or driving through flood water. Noise from a bad wheel bearing and noise...

Mazda: Car Problems, neutral safety switch, mazda mpv

neutral safety switch, mazda mpv, starter solenoid: It s out of my area of expertise but if you can move the shifter and it starts and you can repeat this then it sounds like you located the area of the fault. Not moving the shifter or anything else but the key does it eventually engage and start, if so then...

Mazda: Mazda Miata 2005, mazda dealer, flash pause

mazda dealer, flash pause, system key: It s telling you there is a fault within the system. Key on, watch it closely and count the number of flashes and the sequence it shows. There will be a pattern. IE; flash, flash pause, on steady, pause, etc. Alternatively a Mazda dealer can read the...

Mazda: madza rx7 1988, piston engine, compression seals

piston engine, compression seals, metering system: Has the engine ever been replaced and if so with what type rebuild. A break down in the secondary lubrication from the oil metering system has led to a common early failure of the apex seals (compression seals)(like rings in a piston engine) You take it...

Mazda: sticking excelerator pedal, mazda service, 2004 mazda3

mazda service, 2004 mazda3, pulse generator: Not it my particular area of expertise however, a worn throttle body is not common with your miles. 116,000k or 72,000 miles is considered young for a Mazda. Assuming it is a cable pull system, I would physically check the cable pull even disconnect it...

Mazda: Fuel in engine oil, caterpillar inc, heat wear

caterpillar inc, heat wear, oil testing: Mazda has no data on oil to fuel dilution rates and percentages. The only company I know of that has run these test an have results published is Caterpillar Inc., these are on large scale Diesel engines. I m afraid I have no further technical data to share...

Mazda: Transmission fluid '92 Mazda protege, mazda car, driven gear

Mazda: Transmission fluid '92 Mazda protege, mazda car, driven gear, dipstick

Mazda: Transmission fluid '92 Mazda protege, sump drain plug, mazda protege

sump drain plug, mazda protege, drain plugs: Not my are of expertise, however a manual transmission Mazda does not have a dipstick. You ll have a sump drain plug and a fill plug a short distance upwards on the side of the transmission. With the drain plug in place fluid (usually gear oil 75w-90) is...

Mazda: Mazda Eunos 1.8i Roadster Air bag light (1995), mazda eunos, operational check

mazda eunos, operational check, air bag: The system has a fault and is not operational. Check the main fuses first otherwise the main control unit for the SRS has failed. The issue was a Mazda recalled item for 1995, not sure if it is still valid and being addressed by dealers or not. The unit...

Mazda: miata engines, rare supply, baseball size

rare supply, baseball size, size hole: Yeah, that motor is scrap. Connecting rod failure. 1.6 liter motors used are in rare supply that s not to say they can t be found though. They were used from 1990 thru 1993 only then the 1.8 liter replaced it in subsequent year models. Again a 94-97 motor...

Mazda: 1997 Miata audio system, adel iowa, winter storage

adel iowa, winter storage, darry: Remove battery power from it for at least 10 seconds. When battery power is restored with no user code set, the radio s operation is immediately restored. If a code is set code flashes in the radio s display. I m not familiar with what you just asked....

Mazda: fc3s won't start, apex seals, coolant levels

apex seals, coolant levels, seal failure: They don t react well to overheating. If it shut itself down that is a bad thing, if you caught it you may be in luck still. The most common failures are side seal and apex seal in overheats. Be sure the oil and coolant levels are correct first. When...

Mazda: torn drive shaft boots both side, drive shaft boots, cv shafts

drive shaft boots, cv shafts, axle grease: Not my area of expertise, however you can drive on CV shafts that have torn boots. What will happen though is dirt and water will get inside and axle grease will fling out making a god awful mess. Eventually the joint will knock, rattle (especially during...

Mazda: 1997 Miata audio system, adel iowa, winter storage

adel iowa, winter storage, darry: I m sure I can, just email it to the shop. service@miatashop.com If you don t know your antitheft user code, follow the same procedure three times entering any 4-digit code each time. Once any 4-digit code is entered three times, err flashes in the radio...

Mazda: RX-7 spark plugs, denso spark plugs, denso iridium

denso spark plugs, denso iridium, ngk spark plugs: The Denso Iridium is a great choice for the Lead Plugs, Very similar the HKS that is no longer available. They are relatively expensive and intended for racing extremes. Useable life 8-15k, but that is fairly typical on rotary engines. The Lead plugs see...

Mazda: 1985 rx7 gslse, oxygen sensor, ill effect

oxygen sensor, ill effect, diagnos: Race gas of 98 octane should bare no ill effect on the engine. Likely just a coincidence that you have a failure at this time. Check your ignition system for a breakdown, plugs, wires. Do not assume a cleaned plug not to be fouled. If you have a new set...

Mazda: Mazda rx7, apex seals, mazda rx7

apex seals, mazda rx7, fuel compression: Yep, driver side next to the alternator is a pick up device, similar to a distributor with no cap or wires. If you have compression and have spark then it s either ignition timing or fuel delivery? Fuel delivery is easy. If it sputters and tries to run...

Mazda: RX8 engine oil, product contamination, range of tolerance

product contamination, range of tolerance, piston engines: 5w-20 is the standard viscosity. In hotter climates and extreme summers a 5w-30 is acceptable. We recommend use of conventional oil in the Rotary. We use Valvoline as a standard. If you keep up with your services and add as needed then conventional is...

Mazda: 2009 RX 8 oil usage, apex seals, oz per gallon

apex seals, oz per gallon, 2 quarts: The RX platform consumes oil it is a fact of life. It is equipped with a secondary oil metering system that injects oil into the rotor housing for secondary lubrication. The car is equipped with a low oil warning system but, the stick should be checked cold...

Mazda: Miata, design changes, crankshaft

design changes, crankshaft, original design: All model years are good. The only exception being some 1990 and some 1999 models which had crankshaft design issues with a small number of vehicles. Not to be avoided since the problems were limited but, cautious. 90-97 are the original design to be sought...

Mazda: Relay/Fuel cut switch on 1985 Mazda RX7, side firewall, galvanized metal

Mazda: Relay/Fuel cut switch on 1985 Mazda RX7, side firewall, galvanized metal, steering column

Mazda: Relay/Fuel cut switch on 1985 Mazda RX7, fuel pump relay, resistance test

fuel pump relay, resistance test, check voltage: If one existed it s news to me. I no longer have a resource file for the 1st generation RX7 so I can t research to tell you where one (if one) existed. The system as best as I can recall included a relay and the pump. I cna t recall where is it mounted...

Mazda: 1993 mazda miata, crank angle sensor, mazda miata

crank angle sensor, mazda miata, fuel pump relay: If the pump relay is known good, the pump works during bypass and power is reaching both components. Confirm continuity at the pump for one. Then from the relay to the pump. Lines open, does fuel flow when the engine is cranked?, when the bypass is installed?...

Mazda: 93 mpv wont start, vacuum leaks, air filter oil

vacuum leaks, air filter oil, vacuum leak: I regret that my area of expertise is with rotary powered Mazdas. I can not point you to any typical problems on an MPV. However, there are things that you can do on any car that generally take care of problems like this one. First, check for vacuum leaks....

Mazda: 99 protege sedan, radiator fans, radiator cap

radiator fans, radiator cap, head gasket: After starting the car, how long before the water in the reservoir starts bubbling? If the water in the reservoir starts bubbling before water is actually hot, then you may have a cracked cylinder lining, cracked head, or a warped head / bad head gasket....

Mazda: Alternator belt, mazda protege, belt dressing

mazda protege, belt dressing, autozone: Hi Wes- definitly take it back to have it looked at - belt dressing can help (NOT lubricant) but if the belt was overtightened the bearings in the water pump or alternator could be going as well. A mechanics stethescope can determine that quickly enough....

Mazda: alternator belt, excessive tension, miatas

excessive tension, miatas, strange problem: Hi Kelly- very strange problem indeed. The only factors I can think of to make a new belt fail are excessive tension (set too tight), excessive heat that breaks down the belt, misalignment that would wear the belt down from the edges in and cause a lot of...

Mazda: Bose in-dash cd changer error EO1, 2000 mazda 626, mazda dealer

2000 mazda 626, mazda dealer, mazda 626: Hi Michelle and thanks for the question. My Answer---I have no clue. I would call the local Mazda dealer and ask for a service writer(advisor) and tell him(her) your problem and they should be able to help you without costing you a fortune. Best of luck...

Mazda: Car Fuel, gasoline vapor, accelerator pedal

gasoline vapor, accelerator pedal, fuel mixture: With regards to the first part of your question, I do not specifically know whether or not your car needs to be run on premium. You should be able to consult your owners manual for that information. To understand the basic difference between premium and...

Mazda: concept hybrid mazda, neon srt 4, fuel injection system

neon srt 4, fuel injection system, mazda motors: Justin, I have forwarded your comments to Mazda Motors of America styling and design studios for their comments. When I hear from them I will let you know. Your ideas seem to make a lot of sense, but I am not an engineer. Best of luck to you. Bud here...

Mazda: coolant, mazda 626lx, question the answer

mazda 626lx, question the answer, different colors: Hi Dominik and thanks for the question. The answer is no as long as the shop put in a good coolant. Coolants are like cars. The makers use different colors to identify their products, but they all work fine as long as they are quality brands. Best of luck...

Mazda: 1983 RX 7 problem, octane gasoline, piston engine

Mazda: 1983 RX 7 problem, octane gasoline, piston engine, rx 7

Mazda: 1993 Mazda 626 and mileage, car fax report, crashes

Mazda: 1993 Mazda 626 and mileage, car fax report, crashes

Mazda: 1996 Mazda Protege

Mazda: 1996 Mazda Protege

Mazda: 2001 mazda protege, timing belt, interference engine

Mazda: 2001 mazda protege, timing belt, interference engine, mazda engine

Mazda: 2006 Mazda 3, mazda3, dirt

Mazda: 2006 Mazda 3, mazda3, dirt

Mazda: 93 mpv wont start, coolant temperature sensor, coolant

Mazda: 93 mpv wont start, coolant temperature sensor, coolant, sensors

Mazda: coolant, different colors, coolant

Mazda: coolant, different colors, coolant, cars

Mazda: Protege Transmission, clutch pack, trans shop

Mazda: Protege Transmission, clutch pack, trans shop, valve body

Mazda: Rx7 cranks but won't start, apex seals, apex

Mazda: Rx7 cranks but won't start, apex seals, apex, clutch

Mazda: fcc id on my mazda, fcc id, mazda dealer

fcc id, mazda dealer, mazda mx6: Hi Kristen and thanks for the question. I personally have no clue how to answer buy my experience is: call your local Mazda dealer and ask for the parts department. They should have a manual that tells how to program the remote as they would have to have...