Can the following equation be factored? x^2 – 12 + 27

Can the following equation be factored? x^2 – 12 + 27

• MATH

Can the following equation be factored? x^2 – 12 + 27

We have to factor the following: a. x^2 – 12 + 27 = x^2 – 15 b. 7x^2 + 49 = 7(x^2 + 7) c. 5x^2 – 11x = -2 = 5x^2 – 11x + 2 = 5x^2 – 10 x – x +2 = 5x(x – 2) -1 ( x-2) = (5x – 1)(x – 2) d. 5(x-3)^2…

• THE ULTIMATE SAFARI

In The Ultimate Safari, describe the condition of the refugees upon their arrival at the refugee…

The family is in a condition consistent with those who are searching for shelter while seeking escape from persecution. Similar to those who escaped from concentration camps or who flee regimes of…

• MATH

The lengthof a rectangle is 2 m more than its width. The area of the rectangle is 80 m^2. What is…

Let the length be L. Now length is 2 more than width, so width is equal to L – 2. Now we have the area as 80 m^2 Area = length * width = L ( L – 2) = 80 => L^2 – 2L = 80 => L^2 – 10L + 8L -…

• MATH

What is the discriminant of quadratic equation x^2+11x+121=x+96?

We have to find the discriminant of x^2+11x+121=x+96. Now discriminant of ax^2 + bx + c = 0 is given by b^2 – 4ac. x^2+11x+121=x+96 => x^2 + 11x – x + 121 -96 = 0 => x^2 + 10 x – 25 so a = 1…

• THE ULTIMATE SAFARI

Explain why at the end of The Ultimate Safari, the narrator indicates that one day she would want…

From a thematic point of view, it makes sense that the girl would express some level of hope in being able to return back to her village. If the girl did not articulate something that is…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 22, Dill says “Every one of them ought to be riding broomsticks,” referring to…

It is a rueful and cynical Jem and Dill respectively who reflect in the morning upon the events of the trial of Tom Robinson. Having passed Miss Stephanie Crawford and Mr. Avery on the porch as…

• EMILY DICKINSON

I want information on the theme of death in Emily Dickinson’s poetry, with analysis?

One Emily Dickinson poem that is widely studied for its references to death is ‘Because I Could Not Stop For Death.’ The poet goes on from this title phrase to add that Death ‘kindly’ waited for…

• MATH

Given the hypothenuse of right triangle of 26 cm long and one cathetus 14 cm longer than the…

We’ll note: a = shorter legb = longer legc = hypothenuse We’ll apply Pythagorean Theorem in the given right triangle: c^2 = a^2 + b^2 But b is 14 cm longer than a. We’ll write the phrase…

• GRAMMAR

So many people go through life with unrealized ambitions, reluctant take the steps necessarry to…

If we analzye this by looking at singulars and plurals, I would have to say “that” cannot be pointing at “steps” because “steps” is a plural word and would require the use of “those” to refer back…

• FRANKENSTEIN

What is the signifance of Victor Frankenstein’s status as part of a family described “as one of…

I agree with your initial assessment that it is rare for Gothic literature to dwell on class statements and articulations of socio- economic reality. This is not the primary focus of the genre….

• CINEMA

What are some takes on how the movie Freedom Writers relates to belonging?What are some takes on…

In my mind, I think that the most immediate way that the film connects to belonging lies in Gruwell’s attempt to bring a sense of community and solidarity in her students, whom society deems as…

• A FAREWELL TO ARMS

Define symbolism in A Farewell to ArmsErnest Hemingway

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• HAMLET

How does Hamlet portray the best and worst of human nature?

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark demonstrates the best and worst of human nature. The best of Hamlet is seen in his love for his parents. His father’s sudden death devastates Hamlet….

• CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

Who, or what, does Thoreau say should decide right and wrong in line 26-28 of Civeil…

Having written “Resistance to Civil Government” in response to questions about why he had gone to jail rather than pay a Massachusetts poll tax, Henry David Thoreau proposes the argument that laws…

• ROALD DAHL

Why has Matilda never taken revenge on her mother In Matilda novel by Roald dahl

Although Mathilda’s mother is neglectful and selfish, she doesn’t seem to actively persecute Mathilda like the dad does. For example, the dad tells Mathilda to stop reading and start watching the…

• MATH

Find the slant asymptote for y = (2x^2 – x – 8) / (2x + 3)

To find the slant asymptote of y = (2*x^2 – x – 8)/(2x +3), we have to do the long division of (2*x^2 – x – 8) by (2x +3). The polynomial we obtain is the slant asymptote. Here we can use synthetic…

• MATH

What are the roots of 4^x + 12*16^x = 11

We have to find the roots of 4^x + 12*16^x = 11. We can write 4^x as y. We know that 16^x = 4^x^2 = y^2 4^x + 12*16^x = 11 => 12y^2 + y = 11 => 12y^2 + 12y – 11y – 11 =0 => 12y (y + 1)…

• HISTORY

Please give more details on Knapp attack in 1944 without fighter escort on Axis shipping convoy….

I see that you have quoted from the Wikipedia article on Robert Knapp. It puts the attack in 1944. The official Air Force website (see link below) disagrees and puts the attack in 1943….

• HISTORY

What was the agreement signed between Israel and Lebanon on May 17?

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• ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

I am searching for a detailed critical analysis of the poem, “The Deserted House” by Alfred…

Tennyson’s poem “The Deserted House” can be critically analyzed in different ways depending on the interpretation of the reader. This being said, know that this is simply my own understanding of…

• SAMUEL JOHNSON

Regarding Samuel Johnson’s: “To Sir John Lade…,” please explain the relationship between the…

Regarding “To Sir John Lade, on His Coming of Age” (‘A Short Song of Congratulation’) by Samuel Johnson, when looking for a connection between form and content, my first inclination is to look…

• SAMUEL JOHNSON

Regarding Samuel Johnson’s “To Sir John Lade, On His Coming of Age,” can someone give a detailed…

With regard to Samuel Johnson’s poem, “To Sir John Lade, On His Coming of Age,” whether Johnson speaks of the senior or junior, he is definitely finding great fault with Lade’s behavior upon coming…

• WIDE SARGASSO SEA

Are there examples of both intentional and unintentional intertextuality in Wide Sargasso Sea?

The obvious example of intentional intertextuality in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea is the re-creation of Bronte’s character Bertha Mason from Jane Eyre. In Wide Sargasso Sea, Antoinette Cosway…

• WIDE SARGASSO SEA

What are some examples of both broad and narrow intertexuality in Wide Sargasso Sea?

I’ll be honest. I never heard of the terms “broad” and “narrow” intertextuality. I googled it and got the definitions you have in reference to Kristeva and Barthes. Clearly, the entire novel is…

• HISTORY

What are some arguments to support the thesis that Peter the Great was a successful absolute…

I find Peter the Great both interesting and intriguing as a historical figure. If my criteria for his “success” is simply whether he was an effective absolute monarch, then I agree with you that…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How large is the problem in Afghanistan?

This is a very broad question that can be answered in any number of ways. One way to look at it is to ask how intractable the problem is. This, of course, cannot be measured. All we can say here…

• BIOLOGY

What property of sphagnum moss makes it useful to humans?

Sphagnum moss is useful to humans for many reasons. One of them is the absorbent property of the moss. These mosses have a large capacity to absorb and retain water. It has been estimated that a…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

BullyingI did a lesson in my class on bullying yesterday. When I asked the class to share if…

I tend to think that bullying in some shape or form is inevitable. No matter what kids will be trying to figure out who the leaders are, who the dominant people are, and this has been going on for…

• BIOLOGY

What are the two primary reasons that mosses cannot grow very tall?

Mosses are plants which do not have a vascular system. In plants the vascular system refers to a system made up by tissue called xylem and phloem that helps transport water from the roots, where it…

• MATH

Why can zero not be divided by any other number ?

Zero can be divided by another number. When zero is divided by any number the result is the same, zero. This division is equivalent to you having no chocolates and trying to distribute them among…

• TEACHERS

Any idea about how to do Budjet for the school ??school district expense control etc

School budget is a very complex matter and varies from one state to the other. There are many things to take into consideration when doing a school budget. Generally your biggest expense is going…

• THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

A modern Holden? I finally read The Perks of Being a Wallflower and I’m wondering exactly what…

Well, now. You’ve gotten my attention and given me another book to add to my growing list of books to read. I love The Catcher in the Rye, and if this book is a modern version, then I have to add…

• LITERATURE

How do modern Tragedies differ from classical Tragedies?explain for each of the following A:…

The original definition of dramatic requirements for a Greek Tragedy were put forward by Aristotle in his Poetics: Tragedy is a representation of a serious, complete action which has magnitude, in…

• THE CRUCIBLE

What seven elements of tragedy can be found in The Crucible?

The Crucible is a modern tragedy, so it can should be analyzed more in terms of the modern tragic hero, or, as Miller often says, the tragedy of the “common man.” Proctor, of course, is Miller’s…

• THE GIVER

What happens to Jonas and Gabe at the end of The Giver?

Lois Lowry deliberately creates an ambivalent and confusing ending to The Giver. Jonas and his baby brother, Gabe, successfully make their escape from the community, and they appear to arrive at a…

• SCIENCE

Expand on the analogy of a nucleus to a school.

This is a pretty interesting method of comparison between two objects that might appear different from one another. If we examine their operational definitions, we might find some level of…

• THE LOTTERY

What would “The Lottery” be like if it were written with an omniscient point of view?

Well, strictly speaking, “The Lottery” is written using the omniscient point of view. It is not written using the first person point of view, and whilst it is written using the third person, it…

• HISTORY

Soldiers engaged in ____ in the Civil War, 50 years before practice became common in World War…

The most likely answer to this question is the term “trench warfare.” This is the best answer because the question implies that the blank should be filled in with something that was very common and…

• WAITING FOR GODOT

In Waiting for Godot, what is a possible project to investigate?Our teacher gave us nothing to…

Poor you! This is a difficult play to get to grips with at the best of times and it seems that you haven’t been given much help. I am going to give you an idea then for you to think about and…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

On what pages was the symbol “mask” used and for what situation in Lord of the Flies?

The first reference to masks comes at the end of Chapter Four of Lord of the Flies, Jack describes to the other boys how he was able to kill the pig that is being roasted: I painted my face–I…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Explain why Mayella took the case to court in To Kill a Mockingbird.

Mayella Ewell accused Tom Robinson, a black man, of rape and battery, knowing it was a false accusation. There are many reasons why she did this. First, because she had lied to her father as to…

• AESOP’S FABLES

What is the theme of “The Bear and the Bees” by Aesop?

As with all of the fables that are attributed to Aesop, the story of the bear and the bees (or the bee hives) is meant to teach a moral lesson. In this case, the lesson is that a person’s reaction…

• THE KITE RUNNER

What are the main motifs in The Kite Runner, and why are these relevant?

Scars and kites are two of the primary motifs in The Kite Runner. Nearly everyone has scars in the story–either physical or psychological. They represent the savagery and horrors of the various…

• THE KITE RUNNER

What is the significance of the ‘pomegranate tree’ in The Kite Runner?What makes this motif so…

Hello, The pomegranate tree in The Kite Runner signifies youth and innocence. When the boys are young they visit the tree often. They eventually carve their names in the tree which signifies their…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What characters in To Kill a Mockingbird have taught Scout lessons and what are those lessons?

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the title itself indicates one of the most salient of lessons that Scout Finch learns. Harming those that cause no harm is a sin, Atticus Finch teaches his…

• HISTORY

What changes brought the open-field system to end?

There are two major factors that brought this system to and end — both are economic and they are related to one another. First, the open field system was not efficient. This system meant, for…

• A DOLL’S HOUSE

In what ways is A Doll’s House realistic?

It is important to realise what a landmark this play represents in dramatic history. Prior to the opening of this play, the audience of the nineteenth century went to see a play to be taken away…

• THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

In Act 1 of The Taming of the Shrew, which characters assume false identities and why? Why is the…

There are lots of instances of false identities in The Taming of the Shrew, most of them done out of love or lust which makes them fairly comical rather than diabolical. The tricky false identities…

• LITERATUR
• LITERATURE
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‘Tis the season to be jolly…Reports done! Check! Exams marked! Check! Christmas party with…

I’m still waiting to finish ‘Vernon Godlittle’ by DBC Pierre – every time I try to dive back into the book, someone asks to borrow it! So far it’s been to London, Lille and New York! Now I’ve got…