You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com >

09-20-2011, 03:59 AM   #7211
Peace, love, laughter and a little go f*ck yourself
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 8,920
Liked 6712 Times on 3597 Posts
Likes Given: 220

Quote:
 Originally Posted by pagj17 Haha but it tends to blow you up too! What are you struggling on?
Fire truck?

College algebra, I seriously want to inflict severe pain on myself to avoid going to this class...

Quote:
 Originally Posted by orangello Maybe the truck had a lift kit?
I'm 5' 3'' I need something to stand on to work in the engine compartment of my Toyota and it doesn't have a lift.... The nice thing about these trucks is you can just climb up in the engine compartment or the hood as the case may be, and do whatever needs to be done.
__________________
3 gallons of crazy in a 2 gallon bucket

Know your limits; exceed them often

That which does not kill me had better run pretty damn fast.

Sticks and stones may break my bones but hollow points expand on impact.

Last edited by Cinderocka1989; 09-20-2011 at 04:02 AM.

09-20-2011, 04:40 AM   #7212
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Prescott Valley,Arizona
Posts: 2,457
Liked 217 Times on 156 Posts
Likes Given: 14

Oh what fun! Not. Lol what part of algebra?
__________________
------------Space Not for Hire.-----------

09-20-2011, 04:46 AM   #7213
Peace, love, laughter and a little go f*ck yourself
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 8,920
Liked 6712 Times on 3597 Posts
Likes Given: 220

Quote:
 Originally Posted by pagj17 Oh what fun! Not. Lol what part of algebra?
I can't factor polynomials to save my life. I just can't seem to grasp how X2+3x+2 becomes (x+2)(x+1)
__________________
3 gallons of crazy in a 2 gallon bucket

Know your limits; exceed them often

That which does not kill me had better run pretty damn fast.

Sticks and stones may break my bones but hollow points expand on impact.

09-20-2011, 05:37 AM   #7214
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 60

Sorry to but in here cinder, but say x is 2 in the equation. 2x2+3x2+2=12 right? So kick it back to middle school and use your p.e.m.d.a.s. Parrenthases first x is still 2 so, (2+2)=4 (1+2)=3 mutiply them together and youve got 12

09-20-2011, 05:48 AM   #7215
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Prescott Valley,Arizona
Posts: 2,457
Liked 217 Times on 156 Posts
Likes Given: 14

Give me about 5 minutes and I'll hop on to help i'm outside for a few on my phone, but let me break out my pc.
__________________
------------Space Not for Hire.-----------

09-20-2011, 06:03 AM   #7216
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Prescott Valley,Arizona
Posts: 2,457
Liked 217 Times on 156 Posts
Likes Given: 14

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cinderocka1989 I can't factor polynomials to save my life. I just can't seem to grasp how X2+3x+2 becomes (x+2)(x+1)
alright, So, In factoring polynomials, such as x^2 + 3x +2, you take the first term, x^2, and how you have to come to it. so x*x = x^2. you have (x+ ) and (x+ ) second term is 3x, so it can come from 2x+1 or 4x-1. since the third term is positive 2, it can come from 2*1 only at this time. The Underlined terms in the next part will be how you multiply the terms.
you start off (x+2) (x+1) so you have x^2
now you (x+2)(x+2) giving you x^2 +x
then (x+2) (x+1) giving you x^2 +x+2x
And last (x+2) (x+1) which is x^2 +x +2x +2. Which compresses to x^2+3x +2
__________________
------------Space Not for Hire.-----------

09-20-2011, 05:29 PM   #7217
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 19,156
Liked 5760 Times on 3371 Posts
Likes Given: 4889

Quote:
 Originally Posted by pagj17 alright, So, In factoring polynomials, such as x^2 + 3x +2, you take the first term, x^2, and how you have to come to it. so x*x = x^2. you have (x+ ) and (x+ ) second term is 3x, so it can come from 2x+1 or 4x-1. since the third term is positive 2, it can come from 2*1 only at this time. The Underlined terms in the next part will be how you multiply the terms. you start off (x+2) (x+1) so you have x^2 now you (x+2)(x+2) giving you x^2 +x then (x+2) (x+1) giving you x^2 +x+2x And last (x+2) (x+1) which is x^2 +x +2x +2. Which compresses to x^2+3x +2
Think i just threw up in my mouth a lil right there.
__________________
Dead Bears, the only good kind.

09-20-2011, 05:40 PM   #7218
Feedback Score: 1 reviews

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains,CA
Posts: 14,922
Liked 9107 Times on 5290 Posts
Likes Given: 11970

Quote:
 Originally Posted by winds-of-change I've heard of that, too. I also have asthma and environmental allergies. I would be afraid.
Winds,
I have also started very recently using essential oils for my lower back pain (due to an injury 40 years ago) and I'll be forever damned if it doesn't work! I tried them initially because my wife is into the alternative stuff and she ran across them, but it was like a miracle when after just a few minutes my 40 years of chronic back pain started to subside just by rubbing on a few drops of oils. Later that day I was actually as comfortable as I get after taking Naproxen Sodium (brand name Alieve) which I would only do when the pain got too much to bear. Now, 8 weeks later I am taking daily herbal supplements that take care of 99.9% of the pain and periodically use the topicals for when I overdo it, or if I just want to feel better.

There are oils that help with allergies and asthma as well, sometimes with miraculous results. Read through this link and check it out for yourself. Asthma

If you would like some more information PM me and I would be happy to either provide it or direct you to where you can get it.

09-20-2011, 05:58 PM   #7219
The Balota's
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Glenpool, Oklahoma
Posts: 29,190
Liked 12819 Times on 7383 Posts
Likes Given: 19215

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Vikingdad Winds, I have also started very recently using essential oils for my lower back pain (due to an injury 40 years ago) and I'll be forever damned if it doesn't work! I tried them initially because my wife is into the alternative stuff and she ran across them, but it was like a miracle when after just a few minutes my 40 years of chronic back pain started to subside just by rubbing on a few drops of oils. Later that day I was actually as comfortable as I get after taking Naproxen Sodium (brand name Alieve) which I would only do when the pain got too much to bear. Now, 8 weeks later I am taking daily herbal supplements that take care of 99.9% of the pain and periodically use the topicals for when I overdo it, or if I just want to feel better. There are oils that help with allergies and asthma as well, sometimes with miraculous results. Read through this link and check it out for yourself. Asthma If you would like some more information PM me and I would be happy to either provide it or direct you to where you can get it.

Well, I certainly do believe in natural remedies. What I was referring to was using bee stings to alleviate arthritis pain considering I have allergies and asthma. Thank you for that link. I will look through it.
__________________
Honor Student: School of Hard Knocks
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus

09-20-2011, 09:31 PM   #7220
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Prescott Valley,Arizona
Posts: 2,457
Liked 217 Times on 156 Posts
Likes Given: 14

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cinderocka1989 I can't factor polynomials to save my life. I just can't seem to grasp how X2+3x+2 becomes (x+2)(x+1)
Quote:
 Originally Posted by orangello Think i just threw up in my mouth a lil right there.
You think that's bad... Check out the Equations on this page. I'm going to learn to do them... BY HAND for fun.

So My employer has no respect for seniority. I'm number 2 of ten people. My Supervisor has only been with the company for under 2 months.
a week ago wednesday, I show up, to be told I don't work that night anymore.( knocks me from 80 hours to 64)
This comes a week after my friend got fired, and I was put on a 30 day Probational period For being associated with him. They had brought in a new guy(only worked here for three weeks) who picked up 4 of my friend's shifts, and the Wednesday I lost.
They Haven't paid me for an average of 7 minutes, 2 days a week, for a year and a half, that my coworker has showed up late on( No joke, this guy is late 90% of his shifts, anywhere from 3 minutes, to 25).
No Friggin' joke. I've put a year and a half in to the company, and in 9 months, put 120 something Hours of Overtime, not counting what they didn't pay me. Needless to say, I'm ticked. So now, It looks like I'm going to have to pay 394 dollars, 225 of it to a training company, and 189 to the state, to get my gun card(So I can carry loaded and exposed) and find a new company. (plus 250 Rounds of primary, 50 for each secondary, up to 4 calibers Primary is going to be my 1911 in 45, plus my ar15, plus probably my dad's sigarms 2009 9mm, and 12 Gauge.)
__________________
------------Space Not for Hire.-----------

Last edited by pagj17; 09-20-2011 at 09:34 PM. Reason: Missing details. Doh!

 Thread Tools Display Modes Linear Mode

 Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post cpttango30 The Club House 73 04-06-2016 09:15 PM Samhain The Club House 17 09-08-2009 10:33 PM dirtysouth The Club House 11 08-03-2008 04:47 PM