Can we live with one adrenal gland?

# Can we live with one adrenal gland?

• SCIENCE

Can we live with one adrenal gland?

The adrenal glands are a part of the endocrine system. We have one adrenal gland located on the top of each one of our kidneys. Our adrenal glands are responsible for producing many different…

• MATH

Verify if the function f=2x/(x^2+1) has one or two extreme values.

f(x) = 2x/(x^2 + 1) To find the extreme values, first we need to determine 1st derivative f'(x)” Let f(x) = u/v such that: u= 2x ==> u’= 2 v= x^2 + 1) ==> v’= 2x ==> f'(x) =…

• MATH

Where is found the vertex of the function f(x) = x^2 + 5x + 1 ?

f(x) = x^2 + 5x + 1 a = 1 b = 5 and c = 1 The vertex is V(x, y) such that: x = -b/a = -5 y= -(b^2 – 4ab)/4a = -(25-4*1*1)/4 = -21/4 Then V (-5, -21/4) is located in the 3rd. quadrant.

• MATH

Evaluate the limit of the product f(x)*g(x) if f(x)=x^2/1+x^2, g(x)=arctanx x–>+infinite

f(x)= x^2/ (1+x^2) g(x) = artanx We need to calculate: lim f(x)*g(x) x–> +inf lim (x)*g(x)= lim [x^2/(1+x^2)*arctanx] = lim (x^2/(1+x^2) * lim arctanx Divide and multiply by…

• SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS

What is the significance of the cedar tree? How does each character mold the cedar to fit his/her…

I have read this book a long time ago and remember it being beautifully written and full of amazing imagery. I don’t recall, however, how the symbolism of the cedar tree effects the story and/or…

• THE CHOSEN

What is the genre for The Chosen by Chaim Potok?

Potok’s award winning novel The Chosen is a story about how two Jewish teenage boys find friendship, relate to their fathers and relate to each other’s fathers. The boys meet over a baseball game…

• GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What is tragic comedy?

A tragic comedy is a fictional work. It contains both elements of tragedy and comedy at the same time. For example, sometimes there may be a happy ending at the end of a series of unfortunate…

• TEACHERS

Music in the classroomI teach English, and I LOVE using music in the classroom. (I use it to…

I absolutely agree with the use of music. Along with all of the aforementioned uses, I love using music to thematically relate whatever we’re reading to the students. Following the philosophy that…

• RABINDRANATH TAGORE

What are the various figures of speech used in Rabindranath Tagore’s poem “Govinda’s Disciple”?

I think that one can examine the imagery used to describe the bangles the first time the guru examines them when given by the student. An example of personification could be seen when the diamonds…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

How can you explain this phrase of William Shakespeare’s famous poem “Seven Ages of Man” from in…

What Shakespeare is saying in the line that you cite is that all people eventually die. In this passage from As You Like It, he has gone through what he says are the seven stages of human (male)…

• LITERATURE

Teachers: How free are you to choose the literature you cover in your classroom?I had very little…

I have only had one principal who insisted upon all of her same-grade teachers using identical stories and lesson plans. The teachers all hated it because it restricted their independence as far as…

• THE KITE RUNNER

I have only taught The Kite Runner once, but it was wildly popular–one of the best received novels I have taught. It is staple reading with 10th graders in many parts of Florida. The kids were…

• THE OUTSIDERS

What does Cherry mean when she says Bob “wasn’t just anyone” on page.129 in The Outsiders?

At this point in the book, Cherry is trying to explain to Ponyboy what she used to see in Bob and why she loved him. She knows that Ponyboy and the rest of the greasers would have hated Bob for…

• SCIENCE

What are the dietary requirements for infants, toddlers,school children and adolescents?What are…

Dietary requirements are going to be a bit different for infants, toddlers, elementary school aged children, and adolescents but they still need the same basic requirements. In general, children of…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, how would the director get the witches to vanish off stage in the scene after the…

Good question! In Act I, Scene iii, both Banquo and Macbeth mention that the witches “vanish’d” “into the air.” How did Shakespeare’s company of players achieve this special effect? Well, there…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is the heat of passion?

The heat of passion is a criminal law concept that describes a mental state of uncontrollable rage which leads to an uncontrollable act of violence such as assault or murder. It is an anger or…

• LAW AND POLITICS

If you are insolvent what does that mean?

A person is said to be insolvent when he lacks the ability to pay his debt’s, he doesn’t have the means to satisfy his financial obligations. It is a relative position of ones assets and…

How does a manager achieve technical and conceptual skills?

The process by which managers develop technical or conceptual skills is not any different from the process followed by people in most of the profession to acquire the skills of their profession….

In Madame Bovary, what do windows signify?

Windows are directly associated with Emma. They serve as symbols of a couple things. One, they serve as a connection between Emma and the past. At the ball, Emma notices the servants working…

• BATTLE ROYAL; OR, THE INVISIBLE MAN

In “Battle Royal” Chapter 1 of Invisible Man, what does the naked blonde lady represent?

In “Battle Royal,” the first chapter of Invisible Man, the narrator has been asked to give a speech only to find out that he is instead expected to box on stage. Before the boxing matches begin,…

• CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY

In Cry, the Beloved Country, how does Kumalo react to the news that Absalom committed the murder?

This is a very interesting question, because before Kumalo finds out for certain that his son killed Jarvis, he definitely has a foreboding that it was his son. Consider Chapter 13, which follows a…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Child AbuseWhat are the most common emotion(s) children of abuse suffer, explain.

I second “guilt.” Many victims of abuse cannot let go of the thought that it is somehow their fault. Another common emotion/reaction (especially much later) is to continue to feel victimized in…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

How is the theme of love at first sight brought out in Act 1 Scene 2 of As You Like It?

Convinced that Orlando cannot win the wrestling match against Charles, Frederick asks Rosalind to intercede and persuade Orlando to step down. Thus, Frederick orchestrates the introduction between…

• EPICAC

WHO WAS THE MAIN CHARACTER??

Epicac

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Chapter 38 of Great Expectations, what images does Dickens invoke to describe Miss Havisham…

Pip brings Estella back to Satis House for a day at Miss Havisham’s request. Pip notices that she is even wilder than before with regard to Estella (“even more dreadfully fond of her . . .”)….

• THE NECKLACE

Give a short description of all characters of “The Necklace,” by Guy de Maupassant.

MADAME MATHILDE LOISEL. The protagonist of the story, Mathilde yearns for a better life and she is desirous of the riches that she sees around her. She is a beautiful woman–the most dazzling…

• SCIENCE

What are the functions of the circulatory system?

The circulatory system consists of the heart, blood and blood vessels. The functions of the circulatory system are: Transport gases, like oxygen from the lungs to cells around the body and carbon…

• SCIENCE

Why is hepatitis more infectious than hHIV?

I am assuming that you are referring to Hepatitis C. There are about four million people in the United States alone that have Hepatitis C, many of which do not even know that they have it and it is…

• SCIENCE

Why are pig’s hearts used for dissection?

First of all, a pig heart is fairly easy to acquire. Pig hearts are also fairly similar to human hearts. The are approximately the same size, they both have four chambers, and they both have the…

• SCIENCE

Name and describe common examples of disorders involving the heart.

Cardiovascular disease takes many forms, a couple of common disorders are as follows: Congestive heart failure is a hugely common disease process whereby the heart is failing as a pump. The main…

• SCIENCE

Why are pig’s hearts used in most heart transplants involving human recipients? Name the…

Pig hearts have not yet been used as a successful replacement for a human heart and there are a few reasons for this. Although the pig heart is approximately the same size as a human heart and has…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Harper Lee bring out different aspects of Atticus?

I think you could answer this question by looking at the different “roles” we see Atticus in. Father: consider how he treats his children when he deals directly with father-children lessons. He…

• THE GOOD EARTH

In The Good Earth, what is the complex relationship Wang Lung has with the city because its…

In The Good Earth, Wang Lung and his family have moved south to find food because their land has suffered in the drought. When they get south, Wang Lung takes a job as a rickshaw driver which…

• CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY

What are some examples of implied and inferred questions in Cry, the Beloved Country.For my AP…

You might benefit from revising your question – what precisely is it that you are being asked to look for or to find out? And also, how many questions do you need? Remember the definition of imply…

• RELIGION

exposure to violenceDo you think that continual exposure to violence (on television, on the news,…

There is no question that the media can be very effective as propaganda machinery. Researchers have, indeed, found that continued exposure to violence may decrease normal sensitivity to…

• SCIENCE

The endometrium, which lines the uterus, can grow in other places. These places are usually close to the uterus, such as the fallopian tubes and ovaries. If this tissue is anywhere other than in…

• THE GIVER

In The Giver, what are some of the tidbits of happy memories The Giver gently gives to Jonas…

You can find the answer to this question right at the start of Chapter 16. After the memory of the war, Jonas is totally scarred. He does not even want to go back and be the Reciever anymore. So…

• GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

In Guns, Germs, and Steel, why does Diamond hypothesize that New Guineans might be, on the…

I do not know if Diamond is really serious about this, but he gives a few reasons why New Guinean kids might be smarter than Westerners. About the kids: He says that intelligence is more important…

• THE COLOR OF WATER

McBride kid involve in the civil rights movement. was it a result the times they lived, their…

i think yes

• A SEPARATE PEACE

By using young characters what is Knowles trying to point out about war?

I’m not sure John Knowles deliberately used young people as his characters in A Separate Peace just so he could make a statement about war. I do, however, think his use of young people adds to his…

• OF MICE AND MEN

What is the principal theme of Chapter 2 in Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck?

The second chapter of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men – where George and Lennie arrive at the ranch in the late morning and meet some of the other major characters of the novel – functions as both a…

• FRANKENSTEIN

What evidence of feminist criticism as well as feminist aspects are present within Frankenstein…

Most feminist criticism of Frankenstein focuses on the observation that the female characters are minimal, not developed and reflective of Victorian culture. For example, Frankenstein’s mother…

• SCIENCE

How does a skin graft work?

A skin graft is when a patch of skin is removed and then transplanted where it is needed. Skin grafts may be recommended for numerous reasons including wounds, burns, certain kinds of ulcers, skin…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

In what ways does Lord of the Flies reflect real life, and in what ways does it not?What passages…

In writing Lord of the Flies, Golding set out to examine the true nature of humans, and was determined to prove that, in stressful situations such as the one on the island, savage behavior would be…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, what does Montag think about the old woman on Elm who chooses to die with her…

You can find this incident towards the end of Part 1. At first, Montag goes into the house on Elm St. as a committed fireman. He goes in intending to destroy the books and the house. He gets…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451 what does Montag think about Beatty’s visit?

After Beatty’s visit, Montag is pretty disturbed. Beatty has just revealed to him the entire history of how books came to be so dangerous and unwanted in their society, and it has shaken Montag to…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, how does Montag feel after he discovers that Clarisse has died? Where is this…

In the book, Montag finds out that Clarisse is dead when Beatty comes to his house and tells him. Go to that part, then look at what Montag thinks and says after Beatty leaves the house. You can…

What are some of the future trends in labor relations?

Labour relations refer to the management of the relationship between Unionized or organized labour and business leaders. It primarily deals with worker rights, benefits and compensation and the…

• THE PRINCE

What are 10 characteristics essential for a prince to rule successfully?

The Prince by Machiavelli was addressed to Lorenzo de Medici, who was a member of the ruling family in Florence, as a gift. Although your question asks for ten characteristics for a prince to rule…