# Characterization: The Outsiders ?So i need to do this characterization assignment that is due by…

**MATH**

**Solve for x if 3 – log x = log 10x – 3**

3 – log x = log 10x – 3 To solve the logarithm function , first we will combine constant terms of the left side,and the logarithm terms of the right side: ==> 3 + 3 = log 10x + log x ==> 6 =…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**Characterization: The Outsiders ?So i need to do this characterization assignment that is due by…**

Probably the most sympathetic character in the novel is Johnny Cade. He seemed to have been thursted into the gang lifestyle while still holding on to his sensitive side. Unlike the other Greasers,…

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**MATH**

**How tp prove the derivative of tanx ?**

We know that (tanx)’ = sec^2 x Let us prove this fact. We know that tanx= sinx/ cosx Let us assume that f(x) = tanx Then, f(x) = sinx/ cosx Then f(x) is a quotient of two functions. Then we will…

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**MATH**

**if 2,a,b,-16 are terms of a G.P what is a and b?**

2 , a, b, -16 are terms of a geometric progression. Let (r) be the common difference between the terms. Then we know that: a = 2* r…………(1) b= 2*r^2…………(2) -16 =…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**In Oedipus Rex, what seems to be the function of each Ode in response to the preceding scene?**

It is important to focus on how the Odes that the Chorus offers provide a commentary on the action that has just passed. They clearly provide a much wider insight and context into the action of the…

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**MATH**

**If sin a = (3/14) find cos a and tan (a)**

sin(a) = 3/14 We need to determine sin(a) and tan(a). We will use the trigonometric properties to find cos(a) and tan(a). We know that: sin^2 x + cos^2 a = 1 Let us substitute with sin(1) = 3/14….

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**LOVE MEDICINE**

**Compare and contrast the two poem’s images in: “Love Medicine,” by Louise Erdrich, and “Theme for…**

[eNotes editors are not permitted to answer more than one question per posting. If you have additional questions, please list them separately.] The images Louise Erdrich provides in her poem, “Love…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**What are two of Ikemefuna’s skills or talents in Things Fall Apart?**

In chapters 4-7 of Things Fall Apart, Ikemefuna has, in three short years, developed into the son that Okonkwo wished he’d had. He seems to be a combination of the best parts of Okonwko, the…

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**MATH**

**Find the distance between the points (0,2) ( -1, -4) and between( 3,-4 ) ( -1, 3)**

The distance between (0, 2) and ( -1, -4). We will use the distance formula to calculate. We know that the distance formula is: D = sqrt [ ( xA- xB)^2 + ( yA- yB)^2 ==> D = sqrt[ ( 0+1)^2 + (…

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**MATH**

**Find the area between y= x and f(x) = x^2**

Given the line y= x and the parabola f(x)= x^2. To find the area between the line and the parabola, we need to determine the intersection points between the line and the curve. To find the…

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**MATH**

**Differentiate f(x) = (cos^ 2 x)* ln (x^2).**

f(x) = (cos^2 x) * ln ( x^2) We need to determine the first derivative ( f'(x)). We notice that f(x) is a product of two functions. Then, we will use the product rule to solve. Let f(x) = u * v…

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**THANK YOU, M’AM**

**What is the character analysis of Roger in the story of “Thank you, M’am?”**

Roger, who we are first introduced to in this memorable story when he tries to steal the bag of Mrs. Jones, is described as a young teenage boy who is clearly not looked after at home. Note how the…

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**MATH**

**What is C values if 5- 3l 2C +5 l < 13**

5 – 3 l 2C+5 l < 13 To solve for C, first we need to isolate the absolute value on the left side. First, we wiil subtract 5 from both sides. ==> -3 l2C + 5 l < 13 – 5. ==> -3 l 2C + 5…

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**MATH**

**How do you write the following statements as bi-conditional statements?? Help please!!…**

In logic if P and q qre simple propositions, the a condtional prposition is if p then q. Or symbolically we writ this by p –> q. A biconditional proposition is if p then then q and if q then…

**SARA TEASDALE**

**Please identify some of the figures of speech in the poem “Barter” by Sara Teasdale.**

The primary figure of speech in Sara Teasdale’s “Barter” is personification: the assignment of human traits and activities to non-human entities. The entire poem is based on the idea that “life has…

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**THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD**

**What does Zakaria see as the major strengths of the U.S. as a global power in the 21st Century?**

I think that there are a couple of ways to answer this question. First, you could go with the message of the following quote from Zakaria: At the military and political level, we still live in a…

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**HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE**

**How does J.K. Rowling’s use symbolism in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone?**

The most important symbol in the novel Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is the scar on Harry’s forehead. The scar represents Harry’s past, his present, and his future. The scar is…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**I need to find an illustrated timeline of the events from The Crucible.**

I am very interested if you can “find” this timeline. You might have to create this yourself. I sense two fundamental challenges in the task. The first would be to narrow yourself to what…

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**A SUMMER TRAGEDY**

**What was the theme for the story “A Summer Tragedy” by Arna Bontemps?**

This one is going to be challenging. One of the strongest elements that is in the story is how suffering is part of what it means to be human and how all individuals possess some level of…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**How would you describe the concept of “closure”on the Third Act of A Doll’s House.**

In Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, there are three developing, interwoven plots moving within the play. Of the two secondary plots, the one involving Kristine Linde and Krogstad seem,…

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**GOOSEBERRIES**

**Analyze Ivanich’s argument against happiness in “Gooseberries.” Why does he claim that there is…**

In Anton Chekov’s “Gooseberries,” Ivanich claims there is nothing sadder than the sight of a happy person. Thinking upon this, after reviewing the story, I believe there are two reasons he might…

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**WUTHERING HEIGHTS**

**Describe the novel Wuthering Heights.**

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, is a sad, haunting tale of Heathcliff, his love for Catherine, and his inability to find true happiness. The story takes place in Yorkshire, and is a completely…

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**MATH**

**What is the value of x and y if 2, x, y, 16 form a geometric progression.**

2, x, y, 16 form a geometric progression. Therefore the ratio of consecutive terms is the same. x/2 = y/x … (1) y/x = 16/y … (2) x/2 = y/x => x^2 = 2y => y = x^2 /2 y/x = 16/y => y^2 =…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Romeo and Juliet, what does the Friar say about Romeo’s relationship with Rosaline?**

In Act II, scene iii, Romeo visits Friar Laurence to arrange his marriage with Juliet. Of course, being Romeo’s confessor, Friar Laurence knows that Romeo has been, up to this moment, “in love”…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What does Benvolio mean when he says, “We’ll measure them a measure and be gone” in Act 1 of…**

This line occurs in Act I, scene iv as Mercutio, Benvolio and Romeo are preparing to go, uninvited, to Capulet’s feast. The have, as was a custom of the day, entered masked, and are preparing to…

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**MATH**

**Simplify x/ (1+1/x) + (1/x)/ (x + 1).**

We have to simplify x/ (1+1/x) + (1/x)/ (x + 1) x / (1 + 1/x) + (1/x) / (x + 1) => x / [(x + 1)/x)] + (1/x) / (x + 1) => x^2 / (x + 1) + (1/x) / (x + 1) => [x^2 + 1/x] / (x+1) => (x^3 +…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation x^2 + 3x – 4 = 0 in two ways.**

We have to solve the quadratic equation x^2 + 3x – 4 = 0. One way to do this is by factorization. x^2 + 3x – 4 = 0 => x^2 + 4x – x – 4 =0 => x(x+4) -1(x+4) = 0 => (x – 1)(x + 4)…

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**A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND**

**In the story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” The Misfit is such an important and strange character,…**

In Flannery O’Connor’s shocking short story, “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” I believe the Misfit is symbolic, based upon the theme that seemed to drive much of O’Connor’s literature. Religion is…

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**LITERATURE**

**KING’S AND QUEEN’S ENGLISH What is the King’s English or Queen’s English and their development,…**

To me, the importance of this sort of Standard English is that it serves as something of a lingua franca for people around the world. There are, of course, many variations on English since it is…

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**LITERATURE**

**poets during world war 1 Describe the poetry of these young poets who came in to prominence…**

In general, I would say that the poetry of the WWI poets is best described as being anti-war. I am talking here about the poetry of soldier-poets like Owen and Sassoon. Men like these wrote poems…

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**AS YOU LIKE IT**

**Who is the ‘fool’ referred to by Jacques in act 2 scene 7 of as you like it???I exactly want to…**

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**MATH**

**What is the equation of the line with x and y intercepts 4 and 7 respectively.**

The x and y intercepts of the line are 4 and 7. Therefore the line passes through the points (4, 0) and (0, 7) The equation of the line between the points (4, 0) and (0, 7) is given as (y – 0) =…

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**MATH**

**In the following list, where is the second statement the negation of the first?I. The Canucks won…**

The correct option is (E), both I and III. The statement “The Canucks lost last year.” is a negation of “The Canucks won last year.” The first says that they won and the second says they lost….

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**HISTORY**

**What changes were occurring with political parties from 1854 to the election of Abe Lincoln to…**

I have edited your question because the original question was not clear. I hope this is what you were trying to ask. The basic change that was going on during this time is that the political…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the causes of the election of Abraham Lincoln to the Presidency?**

I am not entirely certain that the election of Lincoln to the Presidency was rooted in reform movements as much as the reality of the slave issue proving to take a divisive hold in the nation. The…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the causes of the westward expansion from 1854 to the election of Abe Lincoln?**

The causes of westward expansion during this time were much like the causes of westward expansion at other times. There was the “pull” factor of cheap land and the “push” factor that caused…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**How is the beginning linked with the ending in The Kite Runner?**

This is a great question. One of the key episodes at the beginning of the novel, when Amir and Hassan win the Kite competition and Hassan captures the kite, is mirrored at the end of the novel but…

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**HISTORY**

**What factors led to regional economic transformations in the United States from 1854 to the…**

It depends largely on where you were at in that time frame, the South, the Northeast, or the frontier, so let’s look at it from those three perspectives. Keep in mind these are only some of the…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the short-term causes of the Civil War?**

The short term causes of the Civil War were the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 and Lincoln’s unwillingness to allow the South to secede. When Lincoln was elected without any Southern support,…

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**MATH**

**How many numbers greater than 1200 can be formed with the digits 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 if a digit…**

We have the digits 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 and we need to create numbers greater than 1200. Now, any number formed with four of the digits is greater than 1200. Also any number containing all the 5…

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**THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS TO SAY PHOENIX, ARIZONA**

**Explain the importance of the past as a theme in the story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix,…**

Sherman Alexie’s short story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” concerns two characters reflecting upon and reevaluating their past histories and experiences. When Victor’s father…

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**SCIENCE**

**In 3 or 4 lines, please ‘describe’ the eukaryotic cell cycle?**

Eukaryotic cells contain a nucleus and organelles. During the cell cycle, the cell goes through a period called interphase. During this phase, the cell grows and synthesizes everything it will need…

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**MATH**

**Express 6*(sin x)*(cos x) as a single sine or cosine function.**

We have to express 6*(sin x)*(cos x) as a single sine or cosine function. Now we know that sin 2x = 2*(sin x)*(cos x). We use this relation here. 6 sin x cos x => 3*2*(sin x)*(cos x) =>…

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**BUSINESS**

**How are wages determined in a competitive labour market?**

In a competitive labor market, wages are determined by the supply of and the demand for labor. In such a market, both the firms who hire the labor and the workers who supply it are price takers….

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**BUSINESS**

**What is the usefulness of the competitive labor market model in explaining wage determination…**

I do not really think that this model has a great deal of usefulness, at least in the short run. In the short run, I believe that wages are “sticky” or “rigid.” The competitive labor market model…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**Can someone please tell me the description of the bunkhouse at the beginning of Chapter 2?I’m…**

Hi Idek, The bunkhouse describes the squalid living conditions migrant workers faced during the Great Depression, the era the book is based in. Here are some of the features inside: It’s a long,…

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**SCIENCE**

**Does a pencil lead emit light if it is connected to a battery and electricity is passed though it?**

A pencil lead does not emit light when it is attached to the ends of a battery. The lead in a modern pencil is made of graphite. Graphite is a form of carbon and has several properties that make it…

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**AESCHYLUS**

**How does justice work in the Greek tragedy Agamemnon by Aescylus?**

The most obvious way in which justice is represented in Agamemnon is in the victory of Agamemnon’s armies over Ilion. I set to markWhen shall stream up the glow of signal-flame,The bale-fire…

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**POETRY**

**Can someone help me in getting the paraphrasing of the poem “The Wife’s Lament” which is…**

Here are a few ideas on this poem that will give you an overview. First of all it is important to remember that it was likely written in the 8th century when life was very hard and dangerous for…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What is the purpose of propaganda?**

“Propaganda” is really a very slippery term. It is very hard to distinguish between propaganda and persuasion. That is because the purpose of propaganda is to influence people and try to get them…

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