# How are the rules of the storytelling game in The Canterbury Tales like a contract?

**MATH**

**4x−2y+z=8,−y+z=4,z=114x-2y+z=8,-y+z=4,z=11 Use back substitution to solve the system of equations.**

4x−2y+z=84x-2y+z=8 −y+z=4-y+z=4 z=11z=11 Substitute back the value of z in the second equation, −y+11=4-y+11=4 −y=4−11-y=4-11 −y=−7-y=-7 y=−7−1y=-7-1 y=7y=7 Now substitute back the value of y and z in the first equation,…

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**MATH**

x−y+2z=22x-y+2z=22 3y−8z=−93y-8z=-9 z=−3z=-3 Substitute back the value of z in the second equation, 3y−8⋅(−3)=−93y-8⋅(-3)=-9 3y+24=−93y+24=-9 3y=−9−243y=-9-24 3y=−333y=-33 y=−333y=-333 y=−11y=-11Now substitute back the value of y and z in…

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**MATH**

**2x+y−3z=10,y+z=12,z=22x+y-3z=10,y+z=12,z=2 Use back substitution to solve the system of equations.**

EQ1: 2x+y−3z=102x+y-3z=10 EQ2: y+z=12y+z=12 EQ3: z=2z=2 In this system of equations, the value of variable z is known. So to get the values of the variables substitute z=2 to one of the equations. It is…

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**MATH**

**4x−3y−2z=21,6y−5z=−8,z=−24x-3y-2z=21,6y-5z=-8,z=-2 Use back substitution to solve the system of…**

4x−3y−2z=214x-3y-2z=21 6y−5z=−86y-5z=-8 z=−2z=-2 Substitute back the value of z in the second equation, 6y−5(−2)=−86y-5(-2)=-8 6y+10=−86y+10=-8 6y=−8−106y=-8-10 6y=−186y=-18 y=−186y=-186 y=−3y=-3Now substitute back the value of y and z in…

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**MATH**

**2x−y+5z=24,y+2z=6,z=82x-y+5z=24,y+2z=6,z=8 Use back substitution to solve the system of equations.**

2x−y+5z=242x-y+5z=24 y+2z=6y+2z=6 z=8z=8 Substitute back the value of z in the second equation, y+2⋅8=6y+2⋅8=6 y+16=6y+16=6 y=6−16y=6-16 y=−10y=-10 Now substitute back the value of y and z in the first equation,…

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**MATH**

**4x−3y=6,−5x+7y=−14x-3y=6,-5x+7y=-1 Use any method to solve the system.**

Use the method of substitution: express yy from the first equation, y=43x−2.y=43x-2. Substitute it into the second equation and obtain −5x+7(43x−2)=−1,-5x+7(43x-2)=-1, or 133x=13,133x=13, so x=3.x=3. Therefore…

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**MATH**

**x−5y=21,6x+5y=21x-5y=21,6x+5y=21 Use any method to solve the system.**

Let’s add these two equations and obtain 7x=42,7x=42, or x=6.x=6. Then find yy from the first equation, y=x−215=−3.y=x-215=-3. The answer: x=6x=6 and y=−3.y=-3. We used the method of elimination.

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**MATH**

**7x+3y=16,y=x+27x+3y=16,y=x+2 Use any method to solve the system.**

Substitute y=x+2y=x+2 from the second equation into the first equation: 7x+3(x+2)=16,7x+3(x+2)=16, or 10x=10,10x=10, or x=1.x=1. Therefore y=x+2=3.y=x+2=3. The answer: x=1,x=1, y=3.y=3.

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**MATH**

**y=2x−5,y=5x−11y=2x-5,y=5x-11 Use any method to solve the system.**

Use the substitution method: substitute y=2x−5y=2x-5 into the second equation and obtain 2x−5=5x−11,2x-5=5x-11, or 3x=6,3x=6, or x=2.x=2.Therefore y=2x−5=−1.y=2x-5=-1. The answer: x=2,x=2, y=−1.y=-1.

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**MATH**

**−x+3y=17,4x+3y=7-x+3y=17,4x+3y=7 Use any method to solve the system.**

EQ1: −x+3y=17-x+3y=17 EQ2: 4x+3y=74x+3y=7 To solve this system of equation, let’s apply substitution method. To do so, isolate the x in the first equation. −x+3y=17-x+3y=17 −x=17−3y-x=17-3y x=17−3y−1x=17-3y-1

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**MATH**

**3x−5y=7,2x+y=93x-5y=7,2x+y=9 Use any method to solve the system.**

Use the method of substitution: express yy from the second equation, y=9−2x,y=9-2x, and substitute it into the first equation: 3x−5(9−2x)=7,3x-5(9-2x)=7, or 13x=7+45=52,13x=7+45=52, Sox=5213=4Sox=5213=4 and y=9−2x=1.y=9-2x=1. The…

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**MATH**

**x−12+y+23=4,x−2y=5x-12+y+23=4,x-2y=5 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

EQ1: x−12+y+23=4x-12+y+23=4 EQ2: x−2y=5x-2y=5 To solve using method of substitution, we have to isolate one of the variable. For this system of equations, it is better that we isolate the x in the…

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**MATH**

**x+34+y−13=1,2x−y=12x+34+y-13=1,2x-y=12 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

x+34+y−13=1x+34+y-13=1 2x−y=122x-y=12 From the second equation, 2x=12+y2x=12+y x=12+y2x=12+y2 Substitute the value of x obtained in the first equation, (12+y2)+34+y−13=1(12+y2)+34+y-13=1 12+y+68+y−13=112+y+68+y-13=1…

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**MATH**

**2x+5y=8,5x+8y=102x+5y=8,5x+8y=10 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

2x+5y=82x+5y=8 5x+8y=105x+8y=10 From the first equation, 2x=8−5y2x=8-5y x=8−5y2x=8-5y2 Substitute the above value of x obtained in the second equation, 5(8−5y2)+8y=105(8-5y2)+8y=10 40−25y2+8y=1040-25y2+8y=10 (40−25y+16y)=20(40-25y+16y)=20…

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**MATH**

**4b+3m=3,3b+11m=134b+3m=3,3b+11m=13 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

Express mm from the first equation, m=1−43b,m=1-43b, and substitute this into the second equation. Obtain 3b+11(1−43b)=13,3b+11(1-43b)=13, or 3b−443b=2,3b-443b=2, or −35b=6,-35b=6, or b=−635.b=-635. Therefore

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**MATH**

**7x+8y=6,−14x−16y=−127x+8y=6,-14x-16y=-12 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

7x+8y=67x+8y=6 −14x−16y=−12-14x-16y=-12 From the first equation, 7x=6−8y7x=6-8y x=6−8y7x=6-8y7 Substitute the value of x obtained in the second equation, −14(6−8y7)−16y=−12-14(6-8y7)-16y=-12 −2(6−8y)−16y=−12-2(6-8y)-16y=-12 −12+16y−16y=−12-12+16y-16y=-12…

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**MATH**

**−5x+6y=−3,20x−24y=12-5x+6y=-3,20x-24y=12 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

Express yy from the first equation: y=56x−12.y=56x-12. Before substituting this into the first equation reduce the first equation by 4: 5x−6y=3.5x-6y=3. Then substitution gives us 5x−6(56x−12)=3,5x-6(56x-12)=3,or…

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**MATH**

**(34)x+y=18,(94)x+3y=38(34)x+y=18,(94)x+3y=38 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

(34)x+y=18(34)x+y=18 (94)x+3y=38(94)x+3y=38 From the first equation, y=18−(34)xy=18-(34)x Substitute the value of y obtained in the second equation, (94)x+3(18−(34)x)=38(94)x+3(18-(34)x)=38 9×4+38−9×4=389×4+38-9×4=38…

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**MATH**

**(95)x+(65)y=4,9x+6y=3(95)x+(65)y=4,9x+6y=3 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

EQ1: 95x+65y=495x+65y=4 EQ2: 9x+6y=39x+6y=3 To solve using method of substitution, isolate one of the variable. Let’s isolate the x in the second equation. 9x+6y=39x+6y=3 9x=3−6y9x=3-6y x=3−6y9x=3-6y9 x=3(1−2y)9x=3(1-2y)9…

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**MATH**

**3x+11y=4,−2x−5y=93x+11y=4,-2x-5y=9 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

3x+11y=43x+11y=4 −2x−5y=9-2x-5y=9 From first equation, 3x=4−11y3x=4-11y x=4−11y3x=4-11y3 Substitute the value of x obtained in the second equation, −2(4−11y3)−5y=9-2(4-11y3)-5y=9 (−8+22y3)−5y=9(-8+22y3)-5y=9 −8+22y−15y3=9-8+22y-15y3=9…

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**MATH**

**5u+6v=24,3u+5v=185u+6v=24,3u+5v=18 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

5u+6v=245u+6v=24 3u+5v=183u+5v=18 From the first equation, 5u=24−6v5u=24-6v u=24−6v5u=24-6v5 Substitute the value of u in the second equation, 3(24−6v5)+5v=183(24-6v5)+5v=18 72−18v5+5v=1872-18v5+5v=18 72−18v+25v5=1872-18v+25v5=18 72+7v5=1872+7v5=18…

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**MATH**

**2r+4s=5,16r+50s=552r+4s=5,16r+50s=55 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

2r+4s=52r+4s=5 16r+50s=5516r+50s=55 From the first equation, 2r=5−4s2r=5-4s r=5−4s2r=5-4s2 Substitute the value of r obtained in the second equation, 16(5−4s2)+50s=5516(5-4s2)+50s=55 8(5−4s)+50s=558(5-4s)+50s=55 40−32s+50s=5540-32s+50s=55 40+18s=5540+18s=55…

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**MATH**

**3x+2y=10,2x+5y=33x+2y=10,2x+5y=3 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

Express yy from the first equation: y=5−32x.y=5-32x. Substitute it into the second equation and obtain 2x+5(5−32x)=3,2x+5(5-32x)=3, or −112x=−22.-112x=-22. So x=4x=4 and y=5−32x=5−6=−1.y=5-32x=5-6=-1. The answer: x=4,x=4, y=−1.y=-1.

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**MATH**

**x+5y=10,3x−10y=−5x+5y=10,3x-10y=-5 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

Express xx from the first equation, x=10−5y,x=10-5y, and substitute it into the second equation: 3(10−5y)−10y=−5,3(10-5y)-10y=-5, or 30−25y=−5,30-25y=-5, or 25y=35.25y=35. So y=3525=75y=3525=75 and x=10−5y=3.x=10-5y=3. The answer: x=3x=3 and…

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**MATH**

**5x+3y=6,3x−y=55x+3y=6,3x-y=5 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

Express yy from the second equation, y=3x−5.y=3x-5. Then substitute it into the first equation and obtain 5x+3(3x−5)=6,5x+3(3x-5)=6, or 14x=21.14x=21. So x=2114=32x=2114=32 and y=3x−5=92−5=−12.y=3x-5=92-5=-12.The answer: x=32,x=32,…

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**MATH**

**3x−5y=8,2x+5y=223x-5y=8,2x+5y=22 Solve the system by the method of substitution.**

3x-5y=8 2x+5y=22 Solve second equation for x; first subtract 5y from each side. 2x=-5y+22 Divide by 2 x=-5/2y+11 Then substitute into x into the first equation 3 (-5/2y+11)-5y=8…

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**MATH**

**x+2y=6,x−2y=6x+2y=6,x-2y=6 Solve the system by the method of elimination and check any…**

Add these two equations and obtain 2x=122x=12 (yy is eliminated). So x=6x=6 and from the first equation y=3−x2=0.y=3-x2=0. The answer: x=6x=6 and y=0.y=0. Check the solution: 6+2*0=6 (true) and 6-2*0=6 (also…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**What is Ponyboy’s initial attitude toward Dally in S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders?**

Towards the beginning of the novel, Ponyboy views Dally with contempt, fear, and respect. He states that Dally is the toughest, meanest, coldest person he’s ever met. In Chapter 1, Ponyboy explains…

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**THE JOY LUCK CLUB**

**What does the feather mean to Mrs. Woo in The Joy Luck Club?**

The single feather that Mrs. Woo has in The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan represents all the hopeful goals that she has as she leaves China and travels to America. These hopeful thoughts are meant for a…

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**SING DOWN THE MOON**

**Why does Bright Morning say it is “….a wonderful day?” Describe it and explain why it is…**

In Sing Down The Moon, Bright Moon says that “the day the waters came was a wonderful day”. In Chapter One, Bright Moon remembers the year when spring came early. With the melting of the snow, the…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**How does the theme of failed father figures shapes the story of Frankenstein. Why might this…**

The failed father figure can be seen as central to the story of Frankenstein. When Victor Frankenstein abandons his creation, the hideous composite monster, he is essentially a father abandoning…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**How the theme of failed father figures shapes the story of Frankenstein. Why might this theme be…**

Mary Shelley was the daughter of two famous radicals. Her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, a writer and early pioneer for women’s rights, died when Mary was quite young. Her father, William Godwin, was…

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**OTHELLO**

**What are three examples of appearance versus reality in Shakespeare’s Othello?**

Much of what drives the plot of William Shakespeare’s Othello is Iago’s duplicity. We discover at the opening of the play, in a conversation between Iago and Roderigo, that Iago hates Othello and…

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**SCIENCE**

**Is a computer virus alive or not?**

In terms of being a living, breathing, alive organism, the answer is no. To qualify as a life form, it must have carbon as part of its chemical makeup. It also has to be composed of cells, either…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

A foil in literature is a character who shows opposing or contrasting qualities to another character. A foil is often used to show unique characteristics of a person by comparing his actions,…

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**SCIENCE**

**Today’s model of the atom looks different from the models that came before it. Why has the model…**

In general, the model of the atom changed as technology advanced and allowed closer observations, and different types of experiments. The ancient Greeks theorized about matter being made of small…

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**MATH**

**Let the ϕϕ operation be defined for all x and y by the equation xϕy=2y3xxϕy=2y3x Then…**

Hello! The first operation to be performed is that in parentheses, i.e. 2ϕ3.2ϕ3. By the conditions, 2ϕ32ϕ3 = (2*second operand)/(3*first operand) = (2*3)/(3*2) = 1. Now, perform 4ϕ1:4ϕ1:

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**Explain why Animal Farm is considered to be an example of satire.**

Satire is a genre of literature that mocks people, organizations, and society, often in a humorous way, and often with the goal of improving the world at large. Animal Farm is an excellent example…

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**SCIENCE**

**What muscles are used in breathing?**

Breathing involves the use of a muscle known as the diaphragm. It separates the chest cavity from the abdomen in organisms like humans and other mammals. During inhalation, the diaphragm contracts…

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**SCIENCE**

The SI system is based on seven base units. These are defined as the units for length (meter), mass (kilogram), time (second), current (ampere), temperature (kelvin), amount of substance (mole) and…

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**ECONOMICS**

**What are some advantages the company Nike has?**

As a large multinational corporation, Nike has many advantages over its competitors. Because of its large size, it is able to secure many of the factors of production at lower rates than its…

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**INVISIBLE CITIES**

**In Calvino’s “Invisible Cities,” there are eleven categories which include different cities. What…**

Italo Calvino’s works are generally fabulist. Fabulism, broadly speaking, is a form of magical realism in which fantastical elements are placed in an everyday setting. That being said, Invisible…

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**THE LOTTERY**

**Why does Mr. Summers call the names so quickly in “The Lottery”?**

The haste with which Mr. Summers acts and calls out the families’ names suggests that his is a duty which he does not relish, nor does he want to allow any time for disputation. Mr. Summers’s…

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**A WHITE HERON**

**The point of view changes throughout the story. From what point of view is the story told the most?**

Although the omniscient narrator relates the story with the focus upon Sylvia for most of the story, there are a few moments when the perspective shifts to Mrs. Tilley and the hunter. Sarah Orne…

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**MATH**

**Find three values theta, other than 15 degrees, such that sin theta=sin 15 degrees**

Find three values of theta such that sinθ=sin15∘sinθ=sin15∘ : One way is to realize that the period of the sine function is 360 degrees; so any θ=15+360n,n∈Zθ=15+360n,n∈ℤ will work. (read: theta is 15…

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**BUSINESS**

**How is Return on Investment calculated?**

Return on Investment, or ROI, is simply the amount of money you profit from the investment, divided by the amount you had to invest in order to get that profit.Since the profit is equal to the…

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**BUSINESS**

**Hello, I’m having trouble with all the questions here, especially when it comes to plotting… ****2 images**

The basic idea of a demand curve is that in order to sell more of a good, you must reduce the price so that more people will be willing to buy it. So if we make a graph of the price (P) people are…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are the different types of bacteria in use?**

There are a number of classifications of bacteria that are in use. Bacteria can be classified on the basis of their shape as cocci (spherical shape), bacilli (rod shaped) or spirilla (spiral…

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**ANTIGONE**

**What does Eurydice’s fate mean to Creon?**

Greek plays were performed as part of religious ceremonies, and their goal was to teach the audience valuable lessons. In Antigone, Creon is guilty of extreme pride and stubborn arrogance. By…

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**THE CANTERBURY TALES**

**How are the rules of the storytelling game in The Canterbury Tales like a contract?**

The tale-telling game proposed by the Host is very much a functional oral contract. First, it is to be noted that the participants voluntarily enter into an agreement concerning a transfer of…

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