ENVIRONMENT

# ENVIRONMENT

• SCIENCE

The mass of a ball is 18 kg. On Earth when thrown up it rises to 10 m. If it is thrown in the…

The mass of the ball is 18 kg. Acceleration due to gravity on the Earth is 10 m/s^2 and on the Moon it is 2 m/s^2. The gravitational potential energy of an object at a height h is equal to PE =…

• MATH

Find P(1) , P(-1) , P(2) for the following polynomial P(x) = 3x^4 – 5x^3 +x^2 +8

It is given that P(x) = 3x^4 – 5x^3 +x^2 +8 P(1) = 3*1^4 – 5*1^3 +1^2 +8 = 3 – 5 + 1 + 8 = 7 P(-1) = 3*-1^4 – 5*-1^3 + -1^2 +8 = 3 + 5 + 1 + 8 = 17 P(2) = 3*2^4 – 5*2^3 + 2^2 +8 = 20

• ENVIRONMENT

How have changing rainfall levels caused drought or flooding to habitats, and how has this…

The Earth had existed in a certain state for tens of thousands of years. During that time, plant and animal life evolved, the oceans established certain levels of depth and salinity, and weather…

• ENVIRONMENT

Can somebody discuss the effect of climate change on the diversity of living things?

The effects of climate change on plant and animal life is enormous. Plants and animals have evolved over millions of years, and have developed according to specific environmental conditions. Once…

• SCIENCE

What were the conditions on earth which led to the evolution of the first cells?

At an estimated time of ~4 billion years, the first “simple” cells have evolved in the surface of the earth. However, the atmosphere and condition of the earth in those times is completely…

• THE GRAPES OF WRATH

Identify the plans that Connie and Rose of Sharon have made.

The plans that Connie and Rose of Sharon reflect the “I” mentality that Steinbeck suggests must be overcome if individuals wish to survive in a condition of exploitation and manipulation. Their…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

In 2005, our national savings rate was negative. How is this possible?

It is possible to have a negative national savings rate because it is possible to spend more than you take in in a given year. This is true even for individuals and families. We say that we have…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

When would the government use expansionary and contractionary fiscal policy?

To understand when the government should use each of these kinds of fiscal policy, look at their names. The government should use expansionary fiscal policy when it wants the economy to expand….

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Explain the difference between expansionary and contractionary fiscal policy.

The difference between expansionary and contractionary fiscal policy is that one is meant to make the economy expand and the other is meant to make it slow down. Another way to think of it is that…

• THE STORY OF MY LIFE

What do you like and/ or dislike about (the novel) The Story of My Life by Helen Keller?

The Story of My Life by Helen Keller is an autobiographical account of Helen’s early years. It includes descriptions by and letters from her teachers, mentors and friends in order to give a full…

• THE GIVER

What does Mother say Jonas’s feelings of wanting are in The Giver?

Jonas’s mother tells him that his feelings of “wanting” are Stirrings, and gives him a pill to make the feelings go away. After helping bathe an old woman in the House of the Old where his…

• HISTORY

How long did the Space Age last?

The Space Age is not something that has an exact definition and exact dates. Most people would likely say that we are still in the Space Age. One way to define the Space Age is that it was the…

• SYLVIA PLATH

Comment on the last two lines of “Crossing the Water” of Sylvia Plath.

Poetry can be very difficult to analyze for often the poet is speaking so figuratively, based upon their personal perceptions, that it can be difficult to fully appreciate what the poet is trying…

• MATH

Please give me an example of a research experiment that I may use in conducting examples of a 1….

When conducting research or an experiment, an independent variable is one that you have control over. The dependent variable is the response or reaction to the independent variable. Typically the…

• MATH

What is ∫711(x−6)2dx∫171(x-6)2dx

The definite integral ∫711(x−6)2dx∫171(x-6)2dx has to be determined. ∫(x−6)−2dx∫(x-6)-2dx let x−6=y⇒dx=dyx-6=y⇒dx=dy => ∫y−2dy∫y-2dy => −y−1-y-1substitute y = (x – 6) =>

• THE GREAT GATSBY

In the movie, where was Gatsby trying to recapture the past?

I will make the assumption that the recent Luhrmann film is the movie in question. The most elemental condition in which one can see Gatsby trying to recapture the past would be in his desire to…

Do owners of real, intellectual, and personal property each have the same rights under the law?

Owners of real, personal, and intellectual property do not have the same rights under the law in the United States for a number of reasons having to do with the nature of property, the development…

• OF MICE AND MEN

Examine the predicament that George and Candy face regarding their situations with Lennie and the…

Both Candy and George are faced with agonizing decisions regarding something towards which feelings confound a full understanding of what is the right thing to do. Candy and George are similar in…

• MATH

what is the difference between significant figures and standard form and please give some examples.

Numbers can be written in different forms. Scientific notation is used to make writing large or small numbers easier to understand. In scientific notation all numbers are written in the form

• MATH

If a function y = |x| has shifted 4 units left and 2 units up, the equation for the new function…

Give the equation if f(x)=|x| has been translated 4 units left and 2 units up: f(x)=|x-h|+k will be translated h units left/right and k units up/down. So the equation will be y=|x+4|+2 The…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What portions of human relations theory apply to the operations of the police and corrections?

Central approaches to human relations theory are of two kinds: Taylorism, which treats human management as part of a factory, and Hawthorneism, dealing with the “human” characteristics of…

• GREEK MYTHOLOGY

Why was the meeting of Echo and Narcissus stressful for both of them?

I think that one can see stress as being evident for both Echo and Narcissus in their sad meeting. On one hand, Narcissus experiences stress because he is not enchanted by Echo. He sees her…

• THE KITE RUNNER

In the novel, Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, who is the antagonist?

This is a complex question. There are several different answers that can be given. So, let me give you a few points for consideration. First, on the most basic level we can say that Assef is the…

• LITERATURE

Discuss irony in An Ode to the User-Friendly Pencil by Bonnie Laing. Thanks

An Ode to the User-friendly Pencil is a comical and humorously ironic look at the seemingly uncompetitive, whilst competitive, nature of the pencil versus computer debate – not that there is a…

• COLD WAR

In what countries did the United States establish a pro US government that was not good for the…

First, I would say that it is better to say “support” than “establish” here because there are very few, if any, cases in which we can definitively say that the US established a certain…

• HAMLET

How has Claudius been affected in or by Act 4?

By the end of Act III, Claudius has revealed that he perceives Hamlet as a major threat. As he tells Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, whose duplicity by this point is beyond doubt, he is fed up with…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

How did the Puritan society view Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter?

The views of the villagers toward Hester Prynne change dramatically from the beginning toward the end of the novel. In chapter 2, “The Market Place” the puritanical “goodwives” gather around to…

• THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL

In Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl what do the Germans threaten to do to Holland if the…

In Anne Frank:The Diary of a Young Girl, the British forces are advancing and Germany feels that Holland may be under threat from a British or Allied Forces invasion, much to the delight of the…

• VIETNAM WAR

To what extent was the March 1968 reevaluation of the Vietnam War accomplished to satisfy…

The 1968 reevaluation of the conduct of the war in Vietnam was conducted for legitimate reasons having little or nothing to do with domestic politics per se. In a democratic system, every action…

• HISTORY

Does history repeat itself? Provide specific examples.

History does repeat itself at times. However, it does not repeat exactly, and it is not always easy to tell if it is repeating itself. Perhaps the clearest example of history repeating itself is…

• EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE

In Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, which are the 3 Blacks that are important to Oskar?

The quest that Oskar undertakes is precipitated by a key that is found in an envelope with the name “Black” on it. This causes Oskar to think that this key was left deliberately for him by his…

• EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE

Why is Stephen Hawking included in the novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close?

Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, is in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close for several reasons. One reason is that his letters are the metaphorical window (or mirror) through which we see…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

I’d like to know if “individualistically” in this excerpt from the chapter Three of The Great…

I think that the some of the beauty of Fitzgerald’s language use in The Great Gatsby would consist of moments like this one. There are multiple ways to view one sentence, the use of a single word….

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What is the meaning of “racy” in the following excerpt from the Chapter 3 of F. Scott…

The word racy has a couple of definitions. One definition is that racy can mean “lively or spirited,” meaning very energetic or active and showing a great deal of nerve (Random House Dictionary)….

• SHORT STORY

What does the child narrator learn from her experience with Mr. Pirzada in “When Mr. Pirzada Came…

The dominant thing the child narrator, Lila, learns is how to value two cultures when they are brought together. In Mr. Pirzada, Lila meets the juxtaposition of American culture with Pakistani…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Identify topics relating to failure as portrayed in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

I think that much regarding the issue of failure is seen in Holden. A strong argument can be made that Holden’s entire being is one predicated upon failure. There is little that Holden does which…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

What is an explanation for the symbolism of fire in Lord of the Flies?

Interestingly, William Golding’s narrative is framed in fire. In the exposition, the plane which carries the boys creates a scar in the land as it crashes upon the island; and after meeting Ralph,…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Explain topics relating to alienation as portrayed in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

Alienation is going to be found in the characterization of Holden. If the definition of “alienation” is seen as being divided from one’s social setting, Fundamentally, Holden finds himself…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Explain topics relating to the loss of innocence as portrayed in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D….

I think that one topic that helps to illuminate the condition of a loss of innocence in the narrative connects to Holden’s vision of innocence. For Holden, the world is one in which there is…

• SCIENCE

To what kingdom would a single-celled, nucleated, photosynthetic organism belong?

Currently, the biological world is recognizing six kingdoms that are presently residing on earth. They are the kingdoms Animalia, Fungi, Plantae, Protista, Archaea and Bacteria. We can answer the…

Discuss the portrayal of family in the play Toronto, Mississippi by Joan Macleod.

The family as portrayed in Macleod’s play is shown as the center of love and unity. The question is whether Jhana will be allowed to rise above her mental disability and achieve goals she has set…

• ANIMAL FARM

Why do the pigs change the truth about Snowball & blame him for the problems of Animal Farm?

On one level it is important to understand that Animal Farm is an allegory of the Russian Revolution, and that Snowball is meant to represent Leon Trotsky, the Bolshevik hero of the Revolution and…

• THE ODYSSEY

Where did hero of the epic, Odyssey, by Homer grow up?

This is a good question and I can see why you might be confused on this topic. In the Odyssey by Homer, there is no record of the birth place of Odysseus. For this reason, we can only make an…

Discuss the portrayal of family in the play Jacob’s Wake by Michael Cook.

Two central themes are the effects of the approaching storm and the wake that the family is gathered for. At first, the family of relationship of father and three sons is a realistic one of an…

• SHARON POLLOCK

Discuss the representation of Native people in the play Walsh by Sharon Pollock.

Pollock gives a dual representation of Indigenous peoples of Canada. The representations differ depending upon whose point of view is describing or discussing the Indigenous peoples. For instance,…

• THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

In “The Minister’s Black Veil” how does the congregation respond at first to Mr. Hooper’s black…

The feeling that Nathaniel Hawthorne explains that the congregation first felt is “amazement”. He explains that this young, virtuous and religious bachelor who leads his flock with sternness comes…

• HEALTH

In the event of a pandemic or epidemic, how would you ensure that sufficient supplies of…

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services Appendix D: NVAC/ACIP Recommendation of Prioritization [and] Pandemic Antiviral Drug Use report. antiviral and vaccine drugs will be…

• HISTORY

could someone tell me their response to this question? I would like to compare it to my own….

One possible answer is that white Americans considered the Plains tribes as technologically inferior to whites. At a time when battles between nations were fought by thousands and tens of…

• ARTS

What are some elements of musical expression that would make the music more interesting?

There are as many answers to this question as there are situations in which music may be used to contribute to the overall reaction. Consider the soundtracks of movies you have seen. Action films…