growley52
eNotes EducatorAchievements
1
Educator Level
14
Answers Posted
2
Answers Bonused
About
Former US Army Artillery officer, banker, and now an instructor. I hold a BS and MAT in Physics, and have been accredited as a teacher in New Mexico, Washington and Nebraska to teach physics, chemistry, and mathematics. At The USC in Columbia, SC, I was the evening network manager for the College of Liberal Arts Computer Lab (now the College of Arts and Science) for years.
Earned Badges

eNotes Educator
This badge is awarded to all eNotes Educators. Only official Educators can answer students' questions on our site. Educators are teachers, professional researchers, and scholars who apply to our...
Recent Activity

Answered a Question in Astronomy
Use the sunrise equation to find the direction of sunrise: cos(dir. of sunrise) = tan(latitude of observer)xtan(declination of sun) I come up with 77 degrees, or NNE, roughly. Using the positive... 
Answered a Question in Science
Galileo was summoned to Rome on a charge of heresy. Thomas Aquinas defined heresy in the 1300's as "a species of infidelity in men who, having professed the faith of Christ, corrupt its dogmas".... 
Answered a Question in Math
`d/(dy) [cos((1e^(2x))/(1+e^(2x)))] = sin((1e^(2x))/(1+e^(2x)))[d/(dx) ((1e^(2x))/(1+e^(2x)))]` ` ` `= sin((1e^(2x))/(1+e^(2x))){((1+e^(2x))(d/dx)(1e^(2x)) ... 
Answered a Question in Math
y = x `y' = cos(x) + 2sin(x)cos(x).` x = 0 `y' = 1 + 0 = 1` Substituting into the yintercept form of the line, `y = 1x + 0 = x` 
Answered a Question in Science
Trees tend to develop thicker bark so as to adapt to the greater fire danger. Leaves tend to be smaller and thicker so as to limit surface area, which reduces desiccation. Thorns tend to develop,...
Showing 15 of 13