A sample of 30 units have to be selected from 200 units. In how many ways can this be done?

# A sample of 30 units have to be selected from 200 units. In how many ways can this be done?

• MATH

A sample of 30 units have to be selected from 200 units. In how many ways can this be done?

We need to select 30 units from 200 units. To pick the first unit we have 200 ways. For the next one we have 199 way. The number of ways a unit can be selected decreases by one for each unit. The…

How do immigrants help the US economy?How do immigrants help the US economy?

Immigration helps the US economy in a couple of major ways. First, immigration means that the US has a workforce that is not declining in number. This is a very serious concern for other rich…

What is the main cause of inflation in Pakistan right now?

In general, inflation occurs when there is too much demand relative to the supply in a country. This can occur because demand increases excessively or because supply decreases. In the case of…

What is the main cause of stagflation?

Historically, the main cause of stagflation has been supply shocks. To see why this is so, think about a graph that shows aggregate supply and aggregate demand. The x axis is the Real GDP and the…

• GRAMMAR

What is the meaning of “it gets” in “Traffic this morning is as bad as it gets”? Does it mean…

The idiomatic expression of “it gets” in the sentence helps to bring out a rather paradoxical notion of language. On one hand, it seeks to bring to light a condition that should connect to…

• MATH

find the local maximum and minimum values of f using both the first and second derivative tests….

The maximum and minimum are the solutions of f'(x) = 0, for which f”(x) < 0 or f”(x) > 0. So we first find the derivative f'(x) and set f'(x) = 0 and solve for x. f'(x) = (x^5-5x+6)’. f'(x)…

How does deflation affect an economy?

Deflation, like inflation, can create winners and losers in an economy. For example, lenders tend to win when there is deflation. The money that they get back is actually worth more than the money…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why is Boo Radley considered a mockingbird in Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”

If you recall from chapter 10 Scout asks Miss Maudie about something Atticus says–“Shoot all the bluejays you want…but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (98). Scout needs clarification…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Essay Analysis of To Kill a MockingbirdI need help with writing and essay analysis of the…

It would be helpful if you could give us some more specifics — what ideas do you have, what specific kinds of help do you need. Otherwise, you’re just going to get general pointers. For…

• POLITICAL SCIENCE

What are the main factors that contributed to establishment of America’s two-party system?

I will point to two reasons why the United States has a two party system. First, the two party system came about because of America’s electoral system. In the United States, we have what are…

• MEDIA UNLIMITED

In the context of Media Unlimited, what is an exhibitionist?

In this book, Gitlin is arguing that we modern people are inundated by media. We face a torrent of media that we must all deal with in one way or another. He argues that there are three broad…

How can inflation be controlled?

There are a number of ways to control inflation. I will discuss two important ones. First, a country must not allow its money supply to get too large. It must not print too much money. If it…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Is the death penalty better than life without parole?Is the death penalty better than life…

There can be no resolution to this question. If there is, the criteria will always be scrutinized and reanalyzed by others. I would suggest that you gauge what others have to say on the subject,…

What are the causes of inflation?

The causes of inflation can broadly be divided into two classes: demand-pull inflation and cost-push inflation. The former is due to an increase in the money supply in the economy. When people have…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Great Expectations convict #1 had been in this prison for a crimenine letters are in the word…

After Magwitch, who calls himself Provis, arrives in London to visit Pip, he reveals his past. As a young man some twenty years ago, Provis met a well-educated man named Compeyson who took him on…

• MACBETH

What is the stress pattern of Macbeth’s soliloquy in Act I, scene vii?If someone could mark the…

This soliloquy is written in the verse structure that Shakespeare used in writing his plays — iambic pentameter. It follows a repeated rhythm in five feet of verse per line. Each foot is broken…

• HISTORY

I canot find the EXACT dates each European county parted from socialism after the Berlin Wall…

I think that finding exact dates will be a challenge because I am not certain one can find an exact date as to when the Berlin Wall fell, itself. There is considerable debate as to whether…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What are some quotes that represent innocence or loss of innocence in Great Expectations?Pip…

Great Expectations chronicles Pip’s maturation from innocence to loss of innocence with a return to innocence as a spiritual prodigal son who must recall the simple truths of Joe Gargery. In…

• ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

I need an idea for a topic for a paper about one or two of Tenysson’s poem/s. Any suggestions??…

Well, Regardless of what kind of paper you’re doing, there’s a lot to talk about in Lady of Shalott and in Ulysses.

• MACBETH

5 Allusions in Macbeth?I need 5 allusions in Macbeth. It can be from any Act, or scene. I just…

1. Bellona’s Bridegroom Macbeth is called this in the early battle scene descriptions. Bellona is an ancient goddess of war, so her husbanc would be a god of war. Because Macbeth has shown great…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Is there any irony in The Crucible?Can I have a passage showing irony and can you contextualize it?

Of course there is much irony in The Crucible. One of my favorite examples is when Danforth mentions that the court is a place where all concealment is melted down. This completely relates to the…

• HATCHET

What does Brian learn about nature from the moose attack?

I think that Brian sees the moose attack as yet another challenge of living in the wilderness. The moose attack reminds him of the cruelty of nature and the reality of where he is. In the ongoing…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, how is Romeo characterized as brave?

Romeo can be characterized as brave because throughout Act II.ii, he talks to Juliet from the bottom of her balcony in spite of the fact that the watch or her kinsman could have caught him at any…

• A TALE OF TWO CITIES

How is the theme “As a force of nature, love is stronger than hate” emphasized throughout A…

As a very discernible illustration of the power of love over hate in his novel, A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens depicts the struggle between Miss Pross, who defends her “ladybird” against the…

• CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS

What is the climax to Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling?I’ve read the book i just don’t…

The climax to this story comes when the We’re Here wins the race to fill its hold with fish out at the submerged rock. It then heads back to port where Harvey Cheyne will return to his previous…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

These chapters include some significant questionable events. Although their source is not yet known, we often believe Boo is at fault for putting items in the knothole that the kids retrieve as…

• HISTORY

The _____ is hot with a short rainy season.It’s in a crossword puzzle, the second letter is R the…

DRYCLIMATE

• THE BIBLE

What work or works of literature contain one or more of the listed Biblical allusions?1. Eye of…

Wow. You could literally go on forever with a list like this. I can think of all kinds of smaller references to the Bible stories on your list, but the one I would like to focus on is the last one….

• HISTORY

How did the United States implement the policy of containment at the end of World War II ?

The United States implemented the policy of containment in two major ways. One way was military and the other was done via diplomatic and economic means. In terms of military operations, the…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the purpose of having the Ewell family accuse Tom Robinson of rape in To Kill a Mockingbird?

In my opinion, the Ewell family helps demonstrate the need for equality. It demonstrates that no matter what the color of a person, there is the chance for evil to come from anyone. The Ewell also…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some examples of courage of Mrs. Dubose in To Kill A Mockingbird?

Mrs. Dubose is courageous because she is trying to kick a morphine habit before she dies. At the old age of 90 – 100, there must be considerable pain in her body. Morphine would play a role of at…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Which is better: the death penalty or life without parole?Which is better: the death penalty or…

The death penalty is arguably a less harsh punishment than a life term without parole. It can be argued that a person who knows that they have to spend the rest of their lives imprisoned is worse…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is your personal opinion of the death penalty?What is your personal opinion of the death…

In theory, the death penalty is a fine thing. Certain crimes are so heinous that the people who commit them do not deserve to live. But the problem comes in the administration of the death…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

What is ironic about Chapter 9 in the Catcher in the Rye?

In Chapter 9 of The Catcher in the Rye, it is ironic that: Holden hates most people (he thinks they are phonies), and yet he is very lonely in this chapter. He calls Faith Cavendish and…

• THE ODYSSEY

In The Odyssey, what is the conflict and resolution of “Odysseus Revenge”?PLEASE ANSWER!!

Odysseus’ Revenge: CONFLICT: Odysseus and Telemachus are presented with terrible odds. Realizing that Odysseus is actually the king, the men begin to offer their apologies, but Odysseus will have…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

In Huckleberry Finn’s chapter 15, what does Huck’s trick tell the reader about Huck and Jim’s…

Huck and Jim get separated in the fog for a while. When they reunite, Huck finds Jim and Jim is asleep. As Jim wakes up, Huck is just sitting there. Then Huck plays it off as if he has been there…

• ESSAY LAB

If you were asked to write about “Pollution,” that would be okay. I think that you would help yourself greatly by choosing a more narrow topic, so that your paper will be more focused. However, if…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, how does Macbeth react to the discovery of Duncan’s body?

Well, in Act II scene 3 we see Macbeth in a very difficult position. He of course already knows that Duncan is dead, and yet, to avoid casting suspicion upon himself, he needs to present a credibly…

• THE CHRYSALIDS

How is The Chrysalids a bildungsroman novel?

This is a really interesting question. To be honest, I hadn’t associated this excellent dystopian novel with the category of bildungsroman, which can be referred to as a novel of education or…

• OTHELLO

In Othello, how is the character Emilia shown to be naive?This is part of my research paper, and…

In order to understand whether Emilia’s words/actions can be considered “naive,” let’s look at Emilia’s words and actions in the play. She first shows up in Cyprus with the rest of the party in…

• THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

What did Philip Nolan in “The Man Without a Country” do when his ship was attacked?

It’s always a pleasure to answer a question about one of my favorite stories. Edward Everett Hale’s “The Man Without a Country” is about Philip Nolan, a young American army officer who is accused…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, can someone paraphrase Atticusâ€™s closing speech to the jury in just a…

Atticus essentially tells the jury that they have a duty to do their job fairly. He reminds them of the facts that his case has uncovered. He lets them know that it is obvious that guilt is…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, how does Macbeth betray himself?

In Macbeth, Macbeth betrays himself when he allows his sense of greed and ambition to take over his morals and better judgement. For example, when he and his wife are plotting to murder King…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Can you explain in Death of a Salesman, Willy’s house is the only place where he can play the…

I would want to amend your question slightly, referring to the house as the only place where Willy can play the role of salesman “successfully.” In the house he is free to live in his dream world…

• MODERNISM

Who are some post-civil war writers considered to have used modernism themes?

Joseph Conrad is one of the most prominent post-Civil War writers to work with themes that have become associated with modernism. His short novel, Heart of Darkness, is concerned with notions of…

• MY LAST DUCHESS

The Duke in Browning’s “My Last Duchess” seeks control over his late duchess, but does the…

The Duke in Browning’s “Duchess” is all about power, control, and ownership. He doesn’t care any more about the “last duchess” as he does for the statues and other treasures he possesses. For…

• MACBETH

Does the atmosphere in the play Macbeth help Macbeth’s decision to murder?

I do not think that the atmosphere in Macbeth necessarily helps Macbeth to make the decision to murder; however, I do think that the atmosphere symbolizes and characterizes his decision. For…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

How do Huck’s emotions range during the course of Chapter XXIV in The Adventures of Huckleberry…

Huck is frightened in this chapter and also, despite himself, he is impressed by the King. At this point, Huck has informed Mary Jane Wilks that the King and the Duke are frauds. The coffin is set…

• MATH

what is the difference between discount trade versus and discount series

single trade discount is a one time discount while a discount series can’t be added together but have to be discounted separately wherein the base for the next discount will be the net of the first…

• MACBETH

Can you explain this quote from Macbeth?The raven himself is hoarse That croaks the fatal…

This quote is a speech by Lady Macbeth, wife of Macbeth. In this play, Lady Macbeth urges her husband to kill Duncan, the king of Scotland, so that they might usurp the throne. In this particular…