How can fires caused by burning magnesium be extinguished?

How can fires caused by burning magnesium be extinguished?

  • SCIENCE

How can fires caused by burning magnesium be extinguished?

Magnesium in its pure form and in the form of alloys catches fire very easily. It is also very difficult to put out magnesium fires as magnesium reacts with substances that are used in common fire…

  • SONG OF MYSELF

Please provide an example of where Whitman compares death and life?

There is a theme of immortality that runs throughout “Song of Myself” as the speaker discusses life and death as a cycle. If you review Section 6, you will see at the end where the speaker…

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  • GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

Why does Mrs. Freeman get the last word and what does it mean?In “Good Country People,” Mrs….

With a style that hides themes in plain sight, Flannery O’Connor has Mrs. Freeman of “Good Country People” comment unsuspectingly upon the Bible salesman, Manley Pointer. This comment expresses a…

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  • ETHAN FROME

What is Ethan’s house like?

We get more impressions of decay and darkness from the mood of the story than from actual description when learning about the state of the home of Ethan Frome. We know already that he is poor, so…

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  • KANTHAPURA

Is the description of Gandhi as the “Father of the Indian nation” an appropriate one?Consider his…

If one considers this epithet “Father of the Indian Nation” as the one person who was most effective in creating the modern independent nation of India, who else can this person be but Muhandas…

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  • HISTORY

What part did England play in the Seven Year War?

England played a major role in this war. Although many countries of Europe were involved in the war, England was one of the two strongest countries — they and the French were the superpowers of…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What events and actions tell that the character Napoleon is a cruel dictator?

In chapter 5, Napoleon asserts his authority by running Snowball off the farm with the assistance of the dogs he had been training from birth to be his brute squad. He then cruelly, but…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What are the setting, problem of the story, climax, events leading to resolution, and ending of…

While short stories usually have a singleness of setting, conflict and climax, in novels there are often multiple settings and conflicts. Such is the case, of course, with Charles Dickens’s Great…

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  • 1984

Analyse the importance of Winston and Julia’s relationship in the novel. How does it contrast…

One of the ways that their relationship is so counter to the oppressive regime is the very nature of it. By definition their relationship does not follow the rules. It is illicit, it must be…

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  • HISTORY

Why did the Industrial Revolution not begin in France?

In my opinion, the Industrial Revolution did not start in France because of the political and social situation in that country. France had a political and social system that was rather hide-bound…

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  • MATH

I want to know how to determine det(B) if det(A) = 3? 1 a 1 4…

First we will write the formula for det (A) det(A) = 1*1*0 + a*b*3 + 2*c* *1 – 1*1*3 – a*2*0 -c *b*1 = 3 Now simplify: det(A) = 3ab + 2c – 3 -bc = 3 = 3ab + 2c – bc = 6…………(1)…

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  • HISTORY

Why did the Industrial Revolution first appear in England?

Great Britain at the time was very rich in the two elements which are staples of the early onset of industrialization. These products were iron and coal. Since England was colonizing, it was free…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What role does the description play in the novel?how to write a thesis based on the story ?

Description/Narration builds the very novelistic fabric. A novel usually tells a story, portrays characters, presents the setting, evolves an atmosphere, works out a philosophical attitude to life….

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the most difficult part of dealing with people from other cultures?What is the most…

In my opinion, it is the fact that different cultures have very different ideas about what is normal and what is not. Because of that, you can end up making big mistakes without having any idea…

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  • HISTORY

How did the enslaved Africans react to their plight in the New World?

Of course, various individual slaves reacted in different ways to their circumstances. This is simply human nature. However, the answer you are probably supposed to give is that the slaves…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

How does Gregor’s transformation show the power struggle within his family?

One of the major power struggles among the characters in Kafka’s The Metamorphosis revolves around the financial support of the Samsa family. Prior to Gregor’s transformation into a dung beetle, he…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

How does Gregor’s transformation symbolize problems in his family and how the demands placed on…

Prior to his transformation, Gregor was faced with the prospect of paying off his family’s debts by working at a job he hates, all the while attempting to win acceptance from his bully of a father….

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  • ARTS

Why is the conductor the most important part of the orchestra?

A conductor of an orchestra has many responsibilities. The primary responsibility of the conductor is to conduct. For example, they have control over many musical elements such as tempo, pace, etc….

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  • BEOWULF

Beowulf Essay – help!I need help writing a paper. It’s on Beowulf, the epic, I need to write a…

There’s no one way to go about doing a character sketch,. You may want to start by describing his appearance, to the extent that the epic gives us a few hints, at least. We get glimpses of him…

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  • MATH

IQ Scores are normally distributed with a mean of 110 and a standard deviation of 15. Find the…

Given that the IQ scores are normally distributed with mean score 110 and standard deviation. ( people are randomly selected and it is required to find the probabilty that their is above 127. We…

  • MATH

Cutoffs:Find the corresponding z scores. Round your answer to 2 decimal places! Cutoff for the…

To determine z scores correspnding to the bottom 4%. The z score is a standard normal variate with mean 0 and standard deviation 1. Now we have determine the value of x such that P(z< x) = 4%….

  • LITERATURE

Shakepearens’ womenHow are Juliet and Lady Macbeth discrimination?

I’m not sure that discrimination is the precise word, (stereotype possibly) but I will try to answer. Juliet is presented as an innocent girl who is easily persuaded to give all up for the love of…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

Why has the United States run a Federal budget deficit for the majority of the last 80 yearsWhy…

This is really a matter of opinion more than of fact — the only fact involved is that it is because the government spends more than it takes in. But why does it do that? To me, the best answer is…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Why did Johnny Cade want to read Gone With the Wind at the hospital?

In The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, Johnny Cade and Ponyboy are in major trouble and they have to leave town. While they are hiding out they begin reading Gone With The Wind. When Johnny was…

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  • GRAMMAR

Change this sentence into one simple sentence by using an adverb clause: I will return. do not go…

I think one good answer may be: “Do not go until I return.” The “until I return” part of the sentence is an adverb clause. It’s a clause because it has a subject and a verb that shows time. It’s…

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  • REFERENCE

Who is Felix in mythology?

I have only found a few references to Felix (“lucky”) in Greek or Latin mythology. According to one source, Mount Felix was where the gods would go in order to restore their virility. There are…

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  • HISTORY

What is meant by a “semantic issue” in the context of history?

I notice that you tagged this with “neo Indians” and I wonder if you are asking what I meant when I recently answered a question about the term “neo Indian” by saying that it was a semantic issue….

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  • BUSINESS

What is “the management”?

The word ‘management’ describes it as a process of different activities in order to achieve a a goal successfully. If simply says management is all about ‘getting things done’ or it is the…

  • ESSAY LAB

“Dreams of a better life are critical when your working environment is dangerous.” How should I…

Did your teacher give you any instructions along with this writing prompt? If not, try asking him or her for a little more information. Be sure to ask politely. If you say, “This assignment is…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 16, what does this passage mean: Coningham mother “was given to looking far away…

Describing the day in which the trial begins, Scout relates how the people arrive with Miss Maudie calling out to the “footwashers,” and the Idlers’ Club commenting that Atticus means to actually…

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  • A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

What would be the best way to write a thesis statement about “truth” based in A Streetcar Named…

In terms of construction of a thesis statement about truth, more information would be needed. Seeing that Blanche is included in the tags, perhaps there might be something to be said about…

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  • THE CANTERBURY TALES

According to the General Prolugue, who leads a better life — the Friar or the Monk?

I do not think that Chaucer thinks either of these men leads a particularly good life. They are both part of the clergy — a group that (Chaucer thinks) mostly lives off cheating the people. He…

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  • A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

I need help with my A Thousand Splendid Suns essayIn my English class, we were required to read A…

This is a pretty good start for your paper. It is my thought that you should give specific examples as to how Mariam is constantly disappointed by the men in her life. Her father, her husband,…

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  • THE SUN ALSO RISES

How is the theme of religion and existentialism portrayed in The Sun Also Rises?

The biblical quote that precedes the novel can be taken in two ways that relate to the plot of the novel: 1) there is a hopefulness in the idea that no matter what happens today, the sun will rise…

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  • THE SUN ALSO RISES

The Sun Also Rises – Brett Ashley and the Role of Women Brett Ashley and the Role of Women…

Brett does not seem to be a representative woman, but rather a subtle counterpart to the narrator. Like Jake, Brett has lost something vital, her first and one true love. Jake knows this about her…

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  • MATH

Factorise 9B cube + 3B squared

9B3+3B29B3+3B2 both have 3b^2 as their gcf so factor it out 3b2(3b+1)3b2(3b+1)

  • MATH

Find the percentage profit (on selling price) if the cost price = $405 and selling price = $615?

To determine the percentage of profit: The cost price = $405 (given). Sold price = $ 615 (given). This sale gives a profit as the selling price is higher than the cost price. Therefore the amount…

  • MATH

A Salesperson is paid 6% commission. How much does she sell to make $800?

The commission the sales person gets = 6%. To determine the sale for which the sales person eans $800. We know that for every dollar of earning, the salesperson should sell 100/6 dollars of sale….

  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

In Brave New World, are Huxley’s predictions valid in today’s society?

This would be an excellent question to post on the discussion board of this group, as I am positive you would get a wide range of responses that would be far better than just one person’s thoughts….

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  • MATH

A secretary is paid $11.50 per hour. If she works 35 normal hours and 6 hours at double time,…

The rate of pay per normal hour is $11.50. The number of normal hours the secretary worked = 35 hours. Therefore @ $11.50 per normal hour the amount the secretary earns for 35 normal hours =…

  • THE CANTERBURY TALES

What can you do to get absolution from the friar, according to “The General Prologue” of The…

To get absolution from the friar, money had to change hands. In the Nevill Coghill translation, the General Prologue’s description of the friar includes the lines: He was an easy man in…

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  • HISTORY

What is the history of Afghanistan in the 1970’s… major events and or changes in power etc.What…

The upheaval in the 70’s was the start of a long period of unrest in Afghanistan that is still in turmoil today. Some people refer to Afghanistan as “Russia’s Vietnam”. The Soviet Union spent many…

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  • HISTORY

Why it was important for George Washington to put down the Whiskey Rebellion?

From Washington’s point of view, the use of force to subdue the insurrection was important for a couple of reasons. The most evident one was to settle the threat to federal power. Washington and…

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  • THE RAVEN

What are the similarities between Edgar Allen Poe’s poem “The Raven” and Robert Frost’s poem “The…

This is an interesting question with a wide range of possible answers. I want to point you in just one of many possible directions. Consider the speaker and the situation in both poems. In both…

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  • CATHEDRAL

In “Cathedral,” do you think that the narrator is portrayed as a sympathetic character?

Many people like Raymond Carver, but some do not like him at all. His viewpoint character in “Cathedral” is pretty much the same as his viewpoint character in many other stories, including “Where…

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  • THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE

How do the chapters in The Red Badge of Courage show that Wilson is a dynamic character rather…

Wilson, the Loud Soldier, is one of the most dynamic characters in The Red Badge of Courage. He is in a state of constant change throughout much of the novel. He begins as the Loud…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Owl-EyesWhat do you think is significant about “Owl-Eyes” comments relating Gatsby’s books in The…

I think the fact that he points out the reality of Gatsby’s books, the fact that they aren’t just facades is very significant. The era of the twenties is very indicative of people who put on a…

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  • MACBETH

What techniques did Sophocles and Shakespeare, in their plays Oedipus Rex and Macbeth, use to…

As in most questions involving comparison and contrast, there are some ways in which Oedipus Rex and Macbeth are similar and some in which they are different. The form of both plays (ie the fact…

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  • THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYICH

What is implied by Tolstoy’s calling them not friends, but “nearest acquaintances”?

In “The Death of Ivan Ilyich,” prior to being sick and near-death, Ivan had only acquaintances, not friends. Acquaintances are formal, but friends are intimate. Acquaintances are bothered by…

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  • NATIVE SON

What is the main theme in R. Wright’s Native Son?

The main theme of Wright’s Native Son has to do with the context of fear that people are forced to live under when institutionalized racism is present in society. The novel’s protagonist Bigger…

 


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