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**LEAVES OF GRASS**

**Can anyone explain what Walt Whitman is talking about in his preface to Leaves of Grass, please?I…**

I am struck by some of the opening words in the Preface to Whitman’s work. The idea of “The Americans of all nations at any time upon the earth, have probably the fullest poetical nature” and…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**In an essay about a specific type of pollution (air, water, etc.), could the introduction contain…**

The introduction to an essay should do the following: hook the audience, tell the overall purpose for the essay (thesis), and give a basic idea of the organization or flow of the essay (major…

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**THE BOOK THIEF**

**In The Book Thief, how is the chapter ‘The Wrath of Rosa’, central to the theme of the…**

In Part 4 of The Book Thief, the chapter titled “The Wrath of Rosa” is about the time when Max first arrives at the Hubermanns’ home. Rosa has fed Max a bowl of her pea soup, and she and Hans…

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**MATH**

**Find the inradius of a circle with sides 18, 24 and 36 centimeters.**

To find the inradius r of a circle we can use the formula: r = Area / semi-perimeter Now for a circle with sides a, b and c, the semi-perimeter is (a +b +c)/2 and the area is sqrt [s (s – a) (s…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What do the camellias symbolize in To Kill a Mockingbird?**

The camellias symbolize understanding. Atticus says that Mrs. Dubose is the bravest person he knows, because she battles her illness daily. When she gives Jem the flower, she is passing that…

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**MATH**

**Factorize: a^4+2a^3b-2ab^3-b^4**

We have to factorize: a^4 + 2a^3b – 2ab^3 – b^4 First rearrange the terms a^4 + 2a^3b – 2ab^3 – b^4 => a^4 – b^4 + 2a^3b – 2ab^3 Now use the relation that a^2 – b^2 = (a – b) (a +b)…

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**MATH**

**Write 2 + 5i / -3 + i in the form a + bi.**

We have to write 2+5i/-3+i in the form a + bi 2 + 5i / -3 + i multiply the numerator and denominator by ( -3 -i) => (2 + 5i)( -3 -i) / (-3 + i)( -3 -i) open the brackets => -6 – 15i – 2i -…

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**MATH**

**What is the value of cos [arc cos (3/5) + arc sin (4/5)]?**

We have to find the value of cos [arc cos (3/5) + arc sin (4/5)]. Now arc cos (3/5) and arc sin (4/5) are two angles. Therefore each of them has a value for the sine and cosine function. We know…

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**BEN JONSON**

**I know Ben Jonson wrote “Ode (to Himself)” after a play was badly received. But what else does…**

There is at least one other message that the poem is meant to convey. In the poem, Jonson is saying that an artist must be patient and that, if he is, he will win out in the end. So a deeper…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is the life of a manager?I want to know about personal and working life in detail.**

I think the answer to this question is highly dependent on several factors. The specific company is going to be of primary importance. Other factors such as location, demographics, and the general…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**In The Kite Runner, what does Amir say about clichés?**

This section of the novel comes in Chapter Fifteen, when Amir goes to Pakistan to meet with Rahim Khan who is close to death. Amir tells us about what he was taught about the use of cliches in…

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**MATH**

**What is x if cos x = 1 + sin^2 x?**

We’ll write (sin x)^2 with respect to (cos x)^2, from the fundamental formula of trigonomtery: (sin x)^2 = 1 – (cos x)^2 (1) We’ll substitute (1) in the given equation: cos x = 1 + 1 – (cos x)^2…

**MATH**

**Solve ln(3x+8)=ln(2x+2)+ln(x-2) for x.**

We’ll impose the constraints of existence of logarithms: 3x+8>0 x>-8/3 2x+2>0 x>-1 x-2>0 x>2 The interval of admissible values for x is (2, +infinite). Now, we’ll solve the…

**BOOKER T. WASHINGTON**

**Opinions on Booker T. Washington vs W.E.B. DuBois. Opinions on Booker T. Washington vs W.E.B….**

This is a very hard question because we look back on these men through our own eyes today. When we do that, Washington looks like a very small man. It seems terrible that he would tell black…

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**MATH**

**Find m if the point (6,m) is on the line that pass through points (2,4) and (8,8)?**

We’ll determine the equation of the line that passes through the points: (2,4) and (8,8) (x2 – x1)/(x – x1) = (y2 – y1)/(y – y1) We’ll identify the cordinates: x1 = 2, x2 = 8 y1 = 4, y2 = 8 We’ll…

**MATH**

**Two-way ANOVA and Repeated MeasuresMy project involves 12-15 subjects (so far only tested 2). I…**

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**MACBETH**

**How does Act 1, Scene 6 contribute to the “fair is foul” theme in Macbeth?**

King Duncan has invited himself to dinner at Macbeth’s castle at Inverness. As he approaches the castle, he notes how beautiful it is there: This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and…

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**MACBETH**

**In Macbeth, what is the point of Lady Macbeth’s baby imagery in Act I Scene vii?**

This is a much-debated question by critics! Lots of profitable time has been lost in my opinion by arguing about whether Lady Macbeth actually had any children, how many, and what happened to them….

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**MACBETH**

**In Macbeth, what is the purpose of Act I, Scene vi?**

This scene serves two main purposes: to reinforce the basic good-heartedness of Duncan’s nature, showing that there is no reason that he should not continue to rule as a wise and just King, and to…

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**MACBETH**

**In Macbeth, what arguments does Macbeth raise for not killing Duncan in Act I scene vii?**

I take it you are referring to the soliloquy that Macbeth gives in Act I scene 7. This is a very important speech that Macbeth gives because in it he reveals something of his doubt and inner…

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**MACBETH**

**In Macbeth, how does the news about King Duncan’s expected arrivial affect Lady Macbeth?**

It is clear that this important scene, incidentally the first where we meet Lady Macbeth, reveals a lot about her and her motivation for her actions in the play. The part you refer to comes just…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**How does the Revolution affect the individuals of Animal Farm both the leaders and followers?**

On one level, the revolution causes great change. The humans are no longer in power on the farm. The animals are able to carry out Old Major’s dream of a social and political order where…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Can someone throw light on the status of broadband internet/3g in Binnaguri, Jalpaiguri District,…**

Given its rural location, I think that there are some signficant challenges in establishing a consistent and thorough 3g network in the area. The current internet facilities are “nondescript.”…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**What is the significance of Wolfsheim’s comment about his cufflinks and his comment about…**

It is through these subtle details that we learn something about Jay Gastby. Wolfsheim’s cufflinks are made from human molars. That is a pretty disgusting thought because we can’t help but wonder…

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**MATH**

**What is the perimeter of the rectangle whose width is two third the length and the area is 96**

Let the length of the rectangle be L and the width be W. Given that the width is 2/3 of the length. Then, we will write: W = (2/3)*L…………….(1) Also, given that the area of the rectangle is…

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**MATH**

**we have -4,t, 3t +1 are terms of an A.P. what is t?**

Given that -4, t, 3t+1 are terms in an arithmetical progression. Let us assume that the common difference between terms is (r). Then we know that: a1= -4 a2= a1+ r = -4 + r = t ==> r – 4 = t…

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**MATH**

**if 2a – 3c = 8 and a/2 = (2c+1)/3, find a and c.**

Given that : 2a – 3c = 8 ……………..(1) a/2 = (2c+1)/3 Let us multiply by 6: ==> 6a/2 = 6(2c+1)/3 ==> 3a = 2(2c+1) ==> 3a = 4c + 2 ==> 3a – 4c = 2 ……………….(2) Now we…

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**MATH**

**solve the inequality: 5 – 2 l 2x+5 l < 35.**

We have to solve 5 – 2 l 2x+5 l < 35. Now we can write this as two inequalities and solve each of them. First take (2x + 5) >0 Then 5 – 2*( 2x + 5 ) < 35 => 5 – 4x – 10 < 35 =>…

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**MATH**

**What is the area of the circle whose equation is x^2 + y^2 – 2x + 4y = 32**

Given the equation of the circle is: x^2 + y^2 -2x + 4y = 32 We need to find the area of the circle. To find the area, we need to determine the radius of the circle (r). We can determine r by…

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**MATH**

**find the distance between the points of the triangle A(2,1) B(-1,4) and C(-4,3).**

I believe that you need to find the length of the sides of the triangle ABC. Given the vertices’s A(2,1), B(-1,4), and C(-4,3). Let us use the distance formula to find the length of the sides AB,…

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**MATH**

**Find the integral of f(x) = (x^2*sinx + x)/x^2**

Given the function f(x) = (x^2*sinx + x) /x^2 We need to find the integral of f(x). First, we will simplify the equation f(x). ==> f(x) = (x^2*sinx + x)/x^2 = (x^2*sinx)/x^2 +…

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**MATH**

Given the equation : 2x^2 + y = x- y + 5 We need to find y’ = ( dy/dx) Let us diffirentitae with respect to x. 2x^2 + y = x – y + 5 ==> (2x^2)’ + (y’) = (x)’ – (y’) + (5)’ ==> 4x + y’ = 1 -…

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**MATH**

**What is the maximum value of f(x) = 2x-5x^2 ?**

Given the function f(x) = 2x – 5x^2 We need to find the maximum values ( if any ) for the function f9x). First, we notice that the sign of x^2 is negative. Then, we conclude that the function has a…

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**MATH**

**If x^2 – 5x + 8 = 0 find the roots of the equartion. Are the roots real number?**

Let f(x) = x^2 – 5x + 8 = 0 Then, we need to find the roots of the equation f(x). First, let us calculate delta to determine if the roots are real or complex. We know that delta = b^2 – 4ac ==>…

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**PHILOSOPHY**

**Sir Karl Popper maintained that science develops by means of the process of…A….generalizing…**

The best answer to this question is C. According to Popper, the way that science progresses is through falsification. Popper has been called the grandfather of falsification because of the…

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**MANIAC MAGEE**

**In Maniac Magee, how long did it take Maniac to untie the knot in Chapter 20?**

We aren’t actually given a specific time that Maniac took to untie the knot, however it is clear that he takes most of the day to achieve his great feat. Regular reference is made to the passing of…

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**MATH**

**Julie is solving the equation x2 + 5x + 6 = 0 and notices that the discriminant b2 – 4ac has a…**

If b^2 – 4ac is a positive number, then that means that the equation has two real roots ( solutions). Let us verify. x^2 + 5x + 6 = 0 ==> a = 1, b = 5, c = 6 ==> b^2 – 4ac = 25 – 4*1*6 = 1….

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Alford PleasShould white collar defendants be allowed to enter Alford pleas?**

Interesting question. Of course, white collar crime is renowned in studies for the way that it is treated differently and often criminals are given lesser sentences and not even referred to as…

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**MACBETH**

**In Act I, scene vii, of Macbeth, are there masculine and/or feminine line endings, and if so, in…**

According to Literary Terms and Definitions, masculine and feminine endings are defined as: masculine: If a line ends in a standard iamb, with a final stressed syllable, it is said to have a…

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**In the beginning of Act IV of Julius Caesar, what is going on between the conspirators and the…**

Just as Act III ends, right after Antony’s funeral speech, Rome erupts into a chaotic, mob-led brawl. The people have been so inflamed by Antony’s speech and the murder of Caesar, that chaos…

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**MACBETH**

**What would be some quotations that express Macbeth’s betrayal toward King Duncan in Macbeth?**

In the first act of Macbeth, Duncan arrives at Inverness to celebrate Macbeth’s new honor, and Macbeth says that Duncan is “here in double-trust.” Macbeth is Duncan’s soldier and therefore his…

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**A CHRISTMAS CAROL**

**What are five symbols that appear in A Christmas Carol?**

Here are few symbols in A Chirstmas Carol. 1. The three ghosts are very symbolic; they represent Scrooge’s life in the past, present, and the future. 2. The light from the Ghost of Christmas Past…

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**LANGSTON HUGHES**

**Discuss the Langston Hughes poem, “Cross.”**

Like so much of Hughes’ poetry, “Cross” is about an exploration of one’s identity. The poem is reflective and rooted in rumination about one’s own sense of self and how race and ethnicity play a…

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**BUSINESS**

**Why are communications relevant for businesses in the 21st century?**

Communication has, of course, always been important for businesses since businesspeople have always needed to convey ideas to one another. However, communications will become even more important…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**Please give a character analysis of Nora in A Doll’s House.**

Nora is of course the protagonist of this excellent drama, and also she is the “doll” in the title. Key to understanding her character is realising how she has allowed herself to be treated, by…

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**LITERATURE**

**Key differences between the movie and the book?I mean differences like background, characters etc…**

The differences between a book and a movie take place for many different reasons. Whereas a book must describe everything in detail so that the reader can imagine it, the movie has the benefit of…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**What are three lessons that are imporant to Amir’s development in The Kite Runner and why?**

Amir seems to encounter quite a few changes throughout the novel, both as a child and as an adult – I suppose narrowing these down to the most significant lessons would be up to you. As a child,…

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**FLANNERY O’CONNOR**

**How do Mrs. Turpin and Claude from Flannery O’Connor’s “Revelation” compare and contrast with the…**

Similarities and differences exist between many characters in Flannery O’Connor’s stories, including between Claude and Mrs. Turpin in “Revelation” and the grandmother and The Misfit in…

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**DEATH OF A SALESMAN**

**Can you please help me find examples to show that Willy lacks personal conviction and direction…**

I think that Willy does have a singular focus. He wishes to be a success. It is within this conception of the perceived fulfillment of the American Dream that we see Willy demonstrate…

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**SONG: TO CELIA**

**What is the inferred meaning of Ben Jonson’s “Song to Celia”?**

There are a number of meanings that you can infer from the words of this poem. In some ways, inferred meanings are in the opinion of the reader — that’s why they are inferred. You can infer, for…