# Determine the common difference and the first term of an A.P. a3=7, a7=8Determine the common…

**BEOWULF**

**Explain why value, honor, and religion, are three themes of Beowulf and how are they important in…**

I wouldn’t necessarily consider “value, honor, and religion” to be themes of Beowulf, instead, they are character traits that the main character (from the title) possesses. Beowulf, as a hero, is…

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**MATH**

**Determine the common difference and the first term of an A.P. a3=7, a7=8Determine the common…**

We know that: a3= a1+ 2*r = 7……..(1) a7 = a1+ 6r = 8………(2) Now all we have to do is solve the system in order to obtain r and a1 values: By using thre elimination methos, we will subtract…

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**MATH**

**196^x – 4*14^x + 3 = 0. x = ?196^x – 4*14^x + 3 = 0. x = ?**

196^x – 4*14^x + 3 = 0. We know that 196 = 14^2: Let us rewrite: (14^x)^2 – 4*14^x + 3 = 0 Let us asume that y= 14^x ==> y^2 – 4y + 3 = 0 Let us factor: ==> (y-3)(y-1) = 0 Then we have two…

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**JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL**

**In “Just Lather, That’s All”, can you give three reasons for why Captain Torres is crazy?**

You need to remember that in this chilling short story the narrative mode used is first person point of view, therefore we see everything and everyone, including Captain Torres, through the eyes of…

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**MATH**

**Ismail & Rashad have $3.85 each person has only one type of coin. Rashad had 7 more.how many…**

As each of them has coins of only one type let it be worth x dollars. Let the total number of coins be N. Now the total value of the coins is $3.85 or N*x= 3.85 Rashad has 7 coins more than Ismail….

**THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO FISTFIGHT IN HEAVEN**

**Why do you think The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven has become a significant book?**

Sherman Alexie is a current author that is demonstrating by his works significant attention to two very important social issues that run across generations and societies: young adult activity and…

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**THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES**

**The narrator, Lily, makes an allusion about bees in CHAPTER 1 of The Secret Life of Bees. What…**

Each chapter of The Secret Life of Bees begins with an epigram from a text about bees. Before chapter 1, it reads: The queen, for her part, is the unifying force of the community; if she is…

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**MATH**

**Using complete sentences, explain each step in simplifying the ratio of [(x2)+ 8x]/[x2 + (10x) +…**

To simplify the ratio, we’ll focus on the numerator and denominator, separately. We notice that the denominator is a quadratic and we’ll apply the quadratic formula to calculate it’s roots. The…

**HISTORY**

**How did the Neolithic Revolution set the stage for early civilizations?**

The Neolithic Revolution was the time in history when people first started to practice agriculture. At this point, they started to domesticate plants and animals. This changed the world forever…

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**AMERICAN SCRIPTURE**

**How did “Jefferson’s draft” become the work not of one man but of many?In American Scripture chap.3-**

The major point of this chapter is that Congress had a great deal to do with the wording of the final Declaration of Independence. Maier says that Jefferson wrote a draft declaration and then…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What does Scout learn about Atticus from Miss Maudie in chapter five of To Kill a Mockingbird?**

Miss Maudie says a couple of things about Scout’s father. At first, Scout doesn’t understand when Maudie says: Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand…

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**JOHN LOCKE**

**Discuss the influences upon John Locke’s writing.**

I would say that Locke was influenced by Descartes. While he might have held some fundamental disputes with Cartesian logic, the basic premise of the realm of the private is something that…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Who are the 5 main characters in To Kill A Mockingbird?**

I would confirm for you that the characters listed by the student above are the most important characters in the book for various reasons. Scout, whose real name is Jean Louise, narrates the story…

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**I STAND HERE IRONING**

**What is the significance of the iron and the process of ironing?I’m writing an essay and the…**

In Tillie Olsen’s “I Stand Here Ironing” the mother’s act of ironing is a metaphor for an examination of the past in an effort to reconcile her responsibilities to and relationship with her…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x in each of the following, x E C. (x+1)(x+5)(x+3) = -3the answer is x = -2, -7+-…**

(x+1)(x+5)(x+3)= -3 First let us open brackets: ==> (x+1)*(x^2 + 8x + 15) = -3 ==> (x^3 + 8x^2 + 15x + x^2 + 8x + 15 = -3 ==> x^3 + 9x^2 + 23x + 18 = 0 Now let us factor” ==> (x+2)(x^2…

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**MATH**

The answer to this is 59. 10 x 5.9 = 59 The easiest way to do this is to understand what happens to the decimal point when you multiply a number by 10 (or by 100 or by any multiple of 10). When…

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**TEACHERS**

**What are the benefits students are getting from this activity?An 8th grade history teacher brings…**

With the information is given, I think that the primary benefits from the activity is primarily reading based. The action of bringing reading material (newspaper) from home helps to broaden the…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x in each of the following, x E C. x^4 – 7 = 6x^2The answer is +- i, +- 7. I don’t…**

x^4 – 7 = 6x^2 First let us move 6x^2 to the left side: ==> x^4 – 6x^2 -7 = 0 Now let us factor: (x^2 – 7)(x^2 +1) = 0 ==> x^2 – 7 = 0 ==> x = +-sqrt7 ==> x^2 + 1 = 0 ==> x= +- i…

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**ARTS**

**For K – 8 students, what are the benefits of photographs as a visual media?**

The old expression, “A picture is worth a thousand words” still holds true in contemporary society although the truth of photographs is nowadays questionable, what with such techniques as…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**In Of Mice and Men, why would Crooks let Lennie into his room even though he reacted badly to…**

In my opinion, Crooks lets Lennie in because he realizes that Lennie is even more of an outcast than he is. At first, I think that Crooks doesn’t want to let Lennie in because his room is his…

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**MATH**

**find the minimmum value for f(x) = x^2 + 6x -5**

f(x) = x^2 + 6x – 5 First we need to obtain the first derivative’s zeros: f'(x) = 2x + 6 = 0 ==> 2x = -6 ==> x= -3 Now we have a critical values at x= -3 which means the the function f(x) has…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the artistic and cultural accomplishments of Babylon?**

Babylon was a city in ancient Mesopotamia located on the Euphrates River and was about 55 miles south of the modern city of Baghdad in Iraq. There are several important artistic and cultural…

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**MATH**

ln e^3 + ln e^3x = 6 We know that: ln e^a = a*ln e = a*1 = a Then: ln e^3 + ln e^3x = 3 + 3x = 6 Now subtract 3 : ==> 3x = 3 Divide by 3: ==> x= 1

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**MATH**

2z + z’ = 3 + 2i let z = a+bi ==> z’ = a-bi Now substitute: ==> 2(a+bi) + (a-bi) = 3 + 2i ==> 2a + 2bi + a – bi = 3 + 2i Group like terms: ==> 3a + bi = 3 + 2i ==> 3a = 3 ==> a=…

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**MATH**

**solve for x and y: 2x-y = 5 x+y = 3**

2x – y = 5 …… (1) x + y = 3 ……..(2) We will use the elimination method: Add (1) and (2): ==> 3x = 8 ==> x= 8/3 Now to calculate y, we will substitute in (1): 2x -y = 5 ==> y= 2x-5…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation for the line passes through (1,3) and (2,-1)**

The line passes through A(1,3) and B(2,-1) Then: y-yA = m (x-xA) where m is the slope. m= (yB-yA)/(xB-xA) = (-1-3)/(2-1) = -4 Then: y-3 = -4(x-1) y-3 = -4x + 4 ==> y= -4x +7

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**MATH**

**sove for x. log 3 (x) + log 3 (2) = 2**

log 3 (x) + log 3 (2) = 2 We know that: log a + log b = log a*b ==> log 3 (x)*2 = 2 ==> log 3 (2x) = 2 ==> 2x = 3^2 ==> 2x = 9 ==> x= 9/2 = 4.5 Then the answer is: x= 4.5

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**SCIENCE**

**What organs are found in the Hypogastric region, and Epigastric region?**

Within the region described as the hypogastric or hypogastrium, you can find most of the small and large intestine, the bladder, and depending on how you divide things up, portions of the stomach,…

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**ARTS**

**What are complementary colors? Post an image highlighting the use of complementary colors and…**

Complementary colors are colors that are opposite one another on the color wheel (see reference link). The colors “vibrate” with each other, causing them to be more prominent to the eye than if…

**AMERICAN SCRIPTURE**

**From 1776 to 1865, what become of the Declaration of Independence?According to Chap. 4 american…**

I believe that the answer to this question can be found in the title of Part 2 of Chapter 4 — “An All-But-Forgotten Testament.” Basically, Maier argues that for many years after the Declaration…

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**RELIGION**

**Comment on Swami Vivekanandas addresses at the Parliament of Religions Response to welcome.**

I would say that Swami Vivekananda’s welcome to the crowd was electrifying and reflective simultaneously. Consider that in 1893, Hinduism was not fully understood as a unifying force, but rather…

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**THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES**

**Who is the narrator and what is the point of view in The Secret Life of Bees?**

In The Secret Life of Bees, Lily is a fourteen year-old narrator who frames her story in the first person. This narration is common to coming-of-age bildungsroman literature, especially Southern…

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**MATH**

**I’m very sorry to ask in correct question Correct que is this-if abc=1,then prove…**

To prove that 1/(1+a+b^-1) +1/(1+b+c^-1) +(1/(1+c+a^-1) = 1. if abc = 1. Consider each of the three terms on the left: 1/1+a+b^-1 = 1/(1+a+1/b) = b/(b+ab+1) 1/(1+a+b^-1) =…

**MATH**

**Determine the inverse of y = (2x – 1)/(2x + 1)**

y= (2x-1)/(2x+1) First ley us cross multiply: ==> y*(2x+1) = 2x-1 ==> 2xy + y = 2x – 1 Now group temrs with x: ==> 2xy – 2x = -y-1 Now factor x: ==> x (2y – 2) = -(y+1) Now divide by…

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**HISTORY**

**How did “Jefferson’s draft” become the work “not of one man but of many?” chap. 3**

I think that if there is a textbook or some type of external force that guides your class, focusing on the answer this gives might be a good start. In my mind, I would say that Jefferson’s work…

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**MATH**

(cosx)^2 + sin2x = 0 We know that: sin2x = 2sinx*cosx ==> cos^2 x + 2sinx*cosx = 0 Facros cos(x): ==> cosx*(cosx + 2sinx) = 0 Then : cosx = 0 OR cosx + 2sinx = 0 cosx = 0 ==> x=pi/2 ,…

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**CHEMISTRY**

**Given the thermolysis of 375 g of lime , 20% impurities and the two oxides resulted, determine :…**

We’ll write the decomposing reaction of lime carbonate: CaCO3 ->CaO + CO2 So, we’ve answered to the second question: the type of reaction – decomposing reaction Now, we’ll write the rule of…

**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**What are some good metaphors or similes that reveal intelligence, determination, motivation,…**

Here are some similes and metaphors you might consider using: 1. INTELLEGENCE: Johnny raised his arm to asnwer every question so the others thought he was as smart as a rocket-scientist. (simile)…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What does “station” mean in “separate and equal station” in the Declaration of Independence?**

The short answer to this is that the word “station” means something like “status.” What this part as a whole means is that if you have a status that is separate (from other countries) and equal (to…

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**THE AWAKENING**

**What are some allusions and their significance in the second half of The Awakening?**

Throughout the novel there are allusions to the music of Chopin, a Romantic composer whose music, as played by Reisz, inspires deep emotional responses in Edna. She is transported to an imaginary…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**What is the best way to start a personal narrative? If you could give me an example on how to…**

Let me give you a few tips: 1. Open with a word picture that vividly describes a image or feeling. One way to do this is to make sure you use sensory details and lots of adjectives and adverbs….

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**RELIGION**

**Is plastic surgery a social injustice from a Catholic perspective?**

I assume you mean a social injustice, as in, would it be considered sinful from the Catholic perspective, or the Biblical one, to undergo plastic surgery. I have read the Bible several times in my…

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**SCIENCE**

**Chemistry: what exactly happens when an ice cube melts in warm water?When analyzing an ice cube…**

According to kinetic theory particles (atoms, molecules) are in constant thermal motion unless at absolute zero. Molecules of water have attraction forces between them, and if the molecules aren’t…

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**CHEMISTRY**

**After Ca water dissolution 0,224 liter H2 is exhaled . Calculate the amount of Ca(OH)2, 2% and…**

We’ll write the reaction of Ca with the water: Ca + 2H2O -> Ca(OH)2 + H2 Now, we’ll apply the rule of three: 1 mole of H2 ………….. 22.4 liters x moles of H2 …………. 0.224 liters…

**THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM**

**What are the 5 major literary devices in “The Pit and the Pendulum”?**

There are at least five major literary devices in “The Pit and the Pendulum.” Edgar Allan Poe is the “father” of the horror story. The first device is one that he uses so masterfully in his…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Are we driven by our need to individuate as Carl Jung believed?**

As with every other social theory, there is no black and white answer to any question regarding philosophy and theory. Individual responses to specific situations are the product of both nature…

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**MATH**

**Determine the angular acceleration of a fixed pulley. A weight is hanging by the pulley . The…**

The details are not given. So we solve for a genaral case. R is the given radius of the pully . Let its mass be of mass M in units of Kg. P Newton is the force acting on the pully as per…

**HENRY**

**What is the meaning of the text in bold in this passage from “The Compliments of the Season?”The…**

I think that the bold words that you call to our attention are very similar in meaning to the rest of this passage. They are all meant to reinforce the idea that Fuzzy’s actions are recalling the…

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**HAMLET**

**What is Claudius reaction when he hears Polonius’ explanation of Hamlet’s madness in Hamlet?**

In Act II of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia relates Hamlet’s strange behavior, Claudius, who fears for his life and has already hired Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to question Hamlet, agrees to hide…

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**RIP VAN WINKLE**

**What is the symbolic meaning of the the rumbling peals like thunder that came from the old men’s…**

In my opinion, the story of the old men and their bowling is meant to help give the story its fake serious tone. This passage sort of refers us back to the beginning of the story and supplements…

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