# Give an equation with a vertical asymptote of 0 and a slant asymptote of -x

**MATH**

**Give an equation with a vertical asymptote of 0 and a slant asymptote of -x**

The equation of the slant asymptote is put in the standard form and it is written as: y = mx + n, where m is the slope of the asymptote and n is the y intercept. The equation of the slant asymptote…

**THE STORY OF AN HOUR**

**How did Mrs. Mallard’s outlook on life influenced her actions in “The Story of an Hour?”**

Well, I think the big action that you need to focus on in this short but excellent tale is Mrs. Mallard’s response to the news that her husband died in an accident. Although initially she responds…

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**THE NECKLACE**

**How did Mathilde’s outlook on life influenced her actions?**

In the short story “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, Mathilde’s outlook on life drove her behavior through the entire story. She felt as if her life circumstances weren’t good enough. She…

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**MATH**

**write in slope-intercept form. (-5,-4), y=1/2x+1**

Your question is already in slope-intercept form. slope-intercept looks like this: y = mx + b which looks like yours with m = 1/2 and b = 1. If instead you are supposed to transform the equation…

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**YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN**

**In “Young Goodman Brown,” how did Young Goodman Brown’s outlook on life influence his actions?**

This is an interesting question. I am not sure that we are given much information about Goodman Brown’s outlook on life but it is clear that his action in insisting on going into the woods is part…

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**JAMES BALDWIN**

**Why is James Baldwin an important literary figure?**

James Baldwin is an important literary figure both for his writing and for his civil rights work, the two of which were closely related. Baldwin wrote about two “taboo” subjects at the time: being…

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**MATH**

The equation y = 3x^2-9x+5 is that of a parabola. As can be seen in the graph provided above, the parabola opens upwards and y is negative only for a certain set of values of x. To determine…

**MATH**

**What is x for the logarithm exist log(x+2) (15 + 2x -x^2) ?**

We’ll impose the constraints of existence of logarithms: 1) x+2 > 0 2) x + 2 different from 1. 3) 15 + 2x -x^2 > 0 We’ll solve the first constraint: 1) x+2 > 0 We’ll subtract 2 both…

**MATH**

**The sides of a triangle measure 9, 15, and 18.If the shortest side of a similar triangle measures…**

Two triangle are simila if the all the three angles of one triangle are respectively equal to the angles of the other triangle. Or the ratio of the correspoding sides of the two triangles are…

**MATH**

**If the sides of a triangle measure 8,9,and 10,find the longest side of a similar triangle whose…**

First,we’ll calculate the perimetero fthe original triangle, adding up the three lengths of the sides: P1 = 8+9+10 P1 = 27 Now, we’ll divide the perimeter of the similar triangle, namely 81, by the…

**ALL MY SONS**

**In All My Sons, what has really happened on the day the defective parts were sent from Keller’s…**

We find out the answer to your question at the end of Act I when Joe Keller tells “his” story to Ann Deever, Steve Deever’s daughter and Joe’s former partner on whom Joe has conveniently blamed the…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Please explain Section 119 (1) of the Criminal Code of Canada — bribery of judicial officers.**

This section of the criminal code is defining what bribery of a public official means. It sets out what public officials must not do but does not address what members of the public must not do….

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**THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER**

**What is the INDIRECT meaning of “The Devil and Tom Walker”?**

Your question points towards the fact that this story can be read satirically. It is important to realise that Washington Irving is updating an archetypal story concerning men trying to deal with…

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**MATH**

**for the cubic: f(x) = ax^3+bx^2+cx+d, a is not zero, find conditions on a,b,c and d to ensure…**

f(x) = ax^3+bx^2+cx+d . If a function is increasing, then its first derivative should be positive. So f'(x) > 0. f'(x) = (ax^3+bx^2+cx+d)’ > 0. f'(x) = 3ax^2+2bx+c > 0. Therefore if a is…

**TRIFLES**

**What are the factors which make modern drama like “Trifles”effective?How can we consider Trifles…**

The brevity of the work does not constitute inadequacy, on the contrary, the reality of human nature unfolds perfectly in this very short one-act play. The reason this play is so successful is…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**In the novel “Things Fall Apart” what do the terms Agadi-nwayi and Agbala tell us about women in…**

In Things Fall Apart, the Igbo use epithets which show one’s status in the tribe. Among them are: agadi-nwayi: old woman agbala: woman; also used of a man who has taken no title efulefu:…

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**BUSINESS**

**Elucidate the following statement about productivity.productivity is an important tool for…**

By its very definition, productivity (measuring productivity) is a good way to make sure that your firm is using resources as efficiently as possible. This is because productivity is defined as…

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**MATH**

**If log 12 (3)=a and log 12 (5)=b, what is log 15 (20)=?**

We notice that if we’ll add log 12 (3)=a and log 12 (5)=b, we’ll get: log 12 (3) + log 12 (5) = a + b (1) Since the bases are matching, we’ll apply the rule of product: log 12 (3) + log 12 (5) =…

**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**In what ways is the visit to newgate Prison by Wemmick and Pip and indictment by Dickens on the…**

Chapter XXXII of Great Expectations finds Pip taking a tour of the infamous Newgate Prison. With the personal memory of debtors’ prison in which his father was incarcerated, Charles Dickens paints…

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**MATH**

**Prove that A is a constant A = (log_5_x^2 + log_5_x^3)/(log_4_x^2 + log_4_x^3)**

To show A= (log5 (x^2)+log5 (x^3)/log4 (x^2+log4 x^3) is a constant. log a (x) = log (x)/log a. To show that A is a constant. We know that log a (x) +loga (y) = loga(xy) Also we can change the…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Think about your own definition of attractiveness. Has it changed over time? If so, why do you…**

Personally, I do not think that my definition of attractiveness (at least in a sexual/romantic sense) has changed over time. I think that I am attracted (platonically) to somewhat different types…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Which would be the most accurate aggression theory? Frustration aggresion theory or social…**

In my opinion, the social learning theory is more persuasive, though I can see merit in both theories. I do certainly believe that being frustrated causes us to feel aggressive. I know from…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Heck Tate’s Treatment of Boo RadleySheriff Heck Tate takes a strong stand regarding Boo’s actions…**

Yeah, I do. What the sheriff did may not be exactly in accordance with the law, but it sure was in accordance with justice (in my opinion). What good could have come of having a trial? Boo would…

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**GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE**

**In Good Country People, why does the author believe violence is needed in her stories to get the…**

Flannery O’Connor’s fiction contains a great deal of religious symbolism and her themes mostly revolve around the Christian world view, that man is a sinner saved by grace. In her letters,…

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**A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND**

**In “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” why does the author believe violence is needed in her stories to…**

This is a great question. Flannery O’Connor was a very devout Christian and thus it is perhaps strange that her fiction contains such violence. Yet, from her perspective the violence that she…

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**MATH**

**Explain why the function f(x) = (3x-12) / (x-4) is discontinuous.**

We are given the function f(x) = (3x – 12) / (x – 4). A function is continuous at x= c if: f(c) exists. lim x–>c f(x) exists. lim x–>c f(x) = f(c). Now we see that for the function f(x) =…

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**HISTORY**

**What are the positive effects of imperialism?**

Many people would say that there are no positive effects of imperialism. But if I had to say what good imperialism can do, I would say Imperialism can be positive for the imperial power. This…

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**1984**

**Was Winston’s rebellion always doomed or could it possibly have worked?In the final chapter of 1984.**

In 1984, Orwell plays upon our hopes and dreams the same way that the illusion of Goldstein and the rebellion played upon Winston’s. As readers in a free, democratic society, we have bought into…

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**HAMLET**

**After reading Act 2, scene 2, part 1, how do you feel about the accuracy of the representations…**

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, perhaps one of his best works (and certainly one of the most quoted), the women of the play are used by the men that surround them when the play opens. I would assume this…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**In Animal Farm, can you please give me some examples of level 3 questions (meaning reading is…**

One interesting question is to pose how a modernized version of the farm would look today. This can take on a couple of forms. One way is to ask if we have modern counterparts to the animals…

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**ARABY**

**In Araby, if my topic is the beginning of the boy’s maturity what could be an example of a point…**

Well, one place to start would be to think through how the boy is compared at the beginning of the story and what happens to him at the end of the story when he experiences his epiphany and becomes…

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**COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY**

**Identify common solutions for hardware installation problems under the following topics: power,…**

Working with building, upgrading, or repairing computers can lead to great technological victory or humiliating defeat depending on a lot of factors. Using your list, it is possible to see some…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**How is government tied into Lord of the Flies?I have to write a essay over social criticism in…**

Lord of the Flies relates to government in a variety of ways. 1. The boys’ experience is a microcosm of all great societies. First man tries to work together. Then, varying opinions in a group help…

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**PHYSICS**

**When a student drops a tennis ball what happens to its velocity and acceleration after it has…**

The ball is stationary in the students hand when it is dropped. Once the student drops the ball, it is acted upon by the gravitational force of the Earth. This force creates an acceleration of 9.8…

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**BUSINESS**

Game Theory is a well known way of analysis used in many fields to determine what people would do, when each of their actions affects the others and neither is aware of what the other is going to…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**To what extent does Indian education for all reduce poverty?**

I think that several arguments can be made to identify how proponents of education in India seek to reduce poverty. The most stunning example of this is the proposition to ensure that every school…

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**RELIGION**

**Why is Jerusalem important to Jews?**

The basic answer here is that Jerusalem has always been seen as the holiest city for the Jewish faith. The reason for this is that Jerusalem was the site of the main temple of the Jewish faith….

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**THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT**

**jim crowsome people today are still going along with the jim crow laws because they were brought…**

Jim Crow was a stock character in minstrel shows — sort of a caricature of black people in general. As for how can you be separate but equal, think about men and women going to different schools…

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**REFERENCE**

**Any Idea about good websiteAny idea about professional website that will help k-5 teacher doing…**

You might check your State’s Department of Education website, some states have links from there to sites that can help teachers. Most of these would be ad free and probably match your states…

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**HISTORY**

**I need some points on why the Japanese governemnt shouldn’t pay compensation to POWs who were…**

To me, the major reason why the Japanese government should not have to pay compensation is that it was war and stuff happens in war. I realize that there were rules against mistreating prisoners,…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**With evidence from the text, what is the novel’s message about violence?I need the answer in one…**

In her novel, S.E. Hinton addressed the topic of violence from multiple angles. Johnny Cade is the the victim of violence when he is assaulted by the Socs and beaten by his father (plus his…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**Must we take risks in order to achieve happiness?Must we take risks in order to achieve happiness?**

If you are asking about the book, I think that Ponyboy did have to take risks to achieve happiness. He had to do something risky when he became more friendly with Cherry and Randy, for example….

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**FREDERICK DOUGLASS**

**Is this a good thesis on Frederick Douglass for my research paper?Frederick Douglass, one of the…**

This is well crafted and descriptive of who Douglass was, but it seems more like an introductory paragraph for an encyclopedia entry than a thesis. When writing a thesis, you are making an argument…

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**HISTORY**

**The impact of 1st World War on Indian Economy, Society and Polity.**

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**What is the problem of having 2 political parties?What is the problem of having 2 political parties?**

I assume that you are asking what the problem of having only two parties is. If so, the major problem, I would say, is that the parties tend to look alike and act alike on many issues. When there…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**Can you please help me compare two characters from Pride and Prejudice and Great Expectations by…**

The best comparison might be of Jane and Estelle. Jane is the heroine’s sister in Pride and Prejudice but has a significant subplot of her own, though for a large part she in an inactive actant in…

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**MATH**

**The amount of air in a balloon at any time t is given by V(t). Determine if the balloon is being…**

Here the amount of air in the balloon at any moment of time t is given as V(t). Now if the balloon is being filled or not can be determined by finding the value of the differential of the function…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**What are some quotes that prove Hester’s daughter, Pearl, is a treasure and not a punishment to…**

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter characterizes its youngest character, Pearl, as a wild, often disobedient, but loving child. As the fruit of Hester’s all-to-public sin of adultery,…

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**THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN**

**How does The Adventures of Huck Finn oppose slavery?**

I think that one of the fundamental ways the book opposes slavery is through the idea that one cannot contain or limit the notion of human freedom. Both Huck and Jim seek freedom. Huck’s concept…

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**ALICE MUNRO**

**Discuss the story “An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro.**

The first love is hard to get over especially when the love is not reciprocated. Alice Munro’s “An Ounce of Cure” describes a teenager’s reaction to being dumped by her first boyfriend….

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