How do you make sure your hotplate is hot?

# How do you make sure your hotplate is hot?

• MATH

\$ 8 for adults & \$ 5 for seniors. 325 people paid, the total receipts were \$ 2569. How many…

Let us assume that the number os adults = x And assume that the number os seniors = y We are given that total people paid is 325. ==> x + y = 325 ==> x= 325 – y ………..(1) We are given…

• SCIENCE

How do you make sure your hotplate is hot?

It would probably be best to wave your hand a few inches above the plate to see if you can feel any heat. If you’re not sure even then, perhaps place something glass like a beaker on top of the hot…

• MATH

Explain why a pair of vertical angles cannot form a linear pair.

A linear pair of rays form form a common ray and the uncommon pair of rays form opposite rays. Therfore the sum of the linear pair of angles is always 180 degree. It is necessary that the sum of a…

• THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

In the book The Old Man and the Sea, what does the author do to make the novel effective?

The most important aspect of Hemingway’s writing is its clarity. He avoided purple prose and elaborate metaphors, preferring simple metaphor and symbolism with straightforward, clean sentences….

• MATH

Is it true or false that if an angle is acute, then its complement must be greater than its…

If an angle x is acute, then it is less than 90. So 0 <x <90. So the complementary angle of x is 90-x. Since 0 < x < 90, 0 < 90-x < 90. Therefore the supplementary angle of x…

• SOLILOQUY OF THE SPANISH CLOISTER

How does Browning reveal the narrator’s character in Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister?

The narrator’s character is revealed throughout the poem by his attitude towards Brother Lawrence. Gr-r-r-there go, my heart’s abhorrence!: Is rage and hatred an appropriate attitude of a monk…

• REFERENCE

Warm upsHow to warm up a kids english class?

Warm up? You mean make more exciting? As a student, maybe you should suggest to your teacher that they let the class publish some of their work. You can publish individual books of poetry very…

• MATH

In how many ways can a 12-member soccer team share a half-time snack of 9 oranges and 3 apples if…

We pessume the oranges are all identical and apples are all identical. So it remains the number of ways we chose a combination of 9 from 12 persons to whon we give one apple each. The number ways…

• THE CANTERBURY TALES

In The Canterbury Tales “Prologue” what suggestions/criticisms does Chaucer share about Medieval…

Chaucer is considered a student of human nature. He was very observant about what he saw transpiring around him and used his writing to convey praise or disapproval. While Chaucer was very unhappy…

• THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Give another ending to the gift of the magi?Give another ending to the gift of the magi

Of course, since this is fiction, you can have any ending you want to the story. You just have to decide what point you are trying to make in the story. O. Henry has it end the way he does…

What evidence suggests that Montresor has committed the perfect crime? “The Cask of Amontillado”…

In my opinion, the clearest evidence that Montresor has committed the perfect crime is that he has not been prosecuted for the crime of killing Fortunato. The story is narrated by Montresor, but…

• MATH

How many ways are there to draw a 9 or Jack from a standard deck of 52 playing cards?

The probability of any event we want is the number of instances of that event possible divided by the total number of events. In this question we are looking at the probability of getting either a…

• SCIENCE

what does electricity do to run an electrical appliance?

Primarily the role of electricity in running of any electrical appliance is to provide energy or power required to perform various functions performed by the appliances. The energy of electricity…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

Describe Hawthorne’s use of irony in The Scarlet Letter and explain how those examples are…

One example of irony is the fact that a rose, marked by both the thorn and the color red, identifies the location of a woman being punished for a moment of passionate love. This is ironic because…

• THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

Relating to “The Possibility of Evil,” how is the author’s view of society and evil revealed in…

Shirley Jackson’s view of the world was always a little off center. She had a way of presenting characters and situations that often had a hidden message about the quirky side of human nature. In…

• AREOPAGITICA

I don’t really understand what John Milton means by “shutting his Parkgate” in his speech…

Seeing therefore that those books, & those in great abundance which are likeliest to taint both life and doctrine, cannot be suppresst without the fall of learning, and of all ability in…

• GEOLOGY

What are depositional environments, and why can changes be seen vertically in a sequence of…

Assuming that the rocks in a given area have not been tilted or otherwise moved around by geological action, you can see changes in the environment vertically in the sedimentary rocks. This is…

• THE KILLER ANGELS

What were Professor Joshua Chamberlain’s reasons for joining the military in The Killer Angels?

A professor of rhetoric at Bowdoin College in Maine before the war, Colonel Joshua Chamberlain had enlisted in the Union army because of a simple belief: the dignity of man. The Southern cause…

• GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

Compare the use of verisimilitude in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels and Daniel Defoe’s…

In both these works, the authors describe fictional events in a detailed, realistic style. The key difference is that Daniel Defoe, in Robinson Crusoe, wants to trick the reader into thinking the…

• THE TELL-TALE HEART

In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” what is the plot of the story?Exposition, complication, crisis, climax,…

The major plot points in Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” are as follows: The exposition of the story is at the beginning when the narrator describes his acute sense of perception to the audience. From…

• SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

I have to compare and contrast Beowulf’s style of speech with Sir Gawain’s style of speech.I have…

For one thing, Beowulf is more verbose than Gawain; Gawain says far less at any one time. For instance, in an early speech Beowulf goes on for 46 poetic lines )”Hygelac’s, we, / fellows at board; I…

• POETRY

Compare/ contrast the use of figurative language in the two poems “Harlem”by Langston Hughes and…

In my mind, the use of figurative language resides in how both thinkers conceive of being a person of color in America. For Dunbar, the use of the “mask” is designed to conceal the pain of…

• SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE

Whats the purpose of the bullet-proof Bible reference in the novel, Slaughterhouse-Five?

This detail can be taken as a symbolic device that comments on the absurdity of the workings of human faith. In a story that is building up to a massive fire-bombing and which includes mention also…

• THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

What does the albatross stand for? Why did the ancient mariner killed it without any reason?

It is always hard to find an exact and unique correspondence for symbols in literature. This is further complicated in Coleridge’s case because, as the author explained in his Biographia Literaria,…

• IMMANUEL KANT

Immanuel Kant claims that a good will is the only thing that can be considered “good without…

Kant, the German Philosopher from the 18th century, believed that good did not so much arise out of our experiences, or from agents acting outside the physical self, but that humans through reason…

• MATH

Demonstrate that: 3^sqrt 5 < 5^sqrt 3 . I suppose it’s quite easy and I remember I’ve done a…

Thank you very much! 🙂

• DIGGING

Attempt a comparison betweeen Seamus Heaneys “Digging” and “Mid Term Break.”

Both the poems have Heaney’s signature style indeed, his simplicity and his restrained emotion. But while ‘Digging’ uses the personal note of the father and the grandfather to evoke a native…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

How is Holden in The Catcher in the Rye simultaneously naive, yet also in possession of age old…

This is a very interesting question. On one hand, I think that Holden is naïve with his obsession with phoniness and inability to understand the way social orders are constructed. Holden is…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

How is Melinda from Speak similar to Hester from The Scarlet Letter?

I think that a case can be made as to how Melinda bears similarity to Hester. Both are socially maligned. Their social maligning happens because society was wrong in its judgment of each. At the…

• MATH

Cotθ=2 how do i work it out? thank you

cota = 2 But we know that: cota = cosa/sina = 2 ==> cosa = 2sina………(1) Also, we know that: sin^2 a + cos^2 a = 1 ==> cosa = sqrt(1-sin^2 a)………(2) Now substitute (2) in (1): ==>…

• MATH

Mae travels to a house & she fell asleep 1/2 of the way there. She awakes & still has…

Okay, the first thing to think about is this: at the point that she goes to sleep, how much of the journey is left. The answer of course is 1/2. So now we look at the remaining half of the…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Where can I find a crisis moment (point in a critical scene when a character must make a choice)…

Elizabeth’s lie in the courtroom is perhaps the most dramatic moment in Act III of The Crucible; but the crisis, it seems to me, happens before that. John has come to court to try to persuade them…

• MATH

Explain why a triangle cannot have a reflex angles.

A reflex angle is an angle measuring more than 180 degrees and less than 360 degrees. A triangle is a polygon with three angles whose sum is equal to 180 degrees. This means that the sum of the…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

My essay question is: How does FSF present the characters in the first chapter? (e.g., setting,…

In terms of setting, speech tone, and body language, Tom and Daisy are foils. Obviously, Tom is uber-male–as macho, condescending, and self-important as any character in literary history. He’s a…

• SCIENCE

A setel is in circ orbit 5100km. Find speed in km/s. R of E. is 6.37*10^6m,acc of gravity is…

Given the height h of the satellite = 5100 km = 5.1*10^6meter. The radius of earth =6.37*10^6m The acceleration due to gravity on the satellite = 3.03297/m/second^2. (i)To find the speed of…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Compare and contrast R & J’s conversation. How are their attitudes to the situation different…

You are referring to the famous balcony scene. Both Romeo and Juliet are in love with each other. They had just met at the dance earlier that night and were immediately attracted to each other….

To maximize profit, you need to sell your output at the highest price (analyze the validity of…

This is an incorrect statement in any market structure. The way to maximize profit (or minimize loss) is to sell your output at the price that is related to the point where your marginal revenue…

• HISTORY

What events, ideas, and social patterns from the colonial period helped to shape American…

Great question. There are dozens to choose from, so I’m going to narrow it down to one example of each. Events – The writing of the Mayflower Compact, the first colonial document dealing with…

• CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

In “Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket,” why doesn’t Tom permit himself to look down?Jack Finney’s…

To answer this question, think about where Tom is and think about your own likely reactions if you were where he is. I think you will see why he didn’t look down. If I were way high up on the…

• CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

In “Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket”, how does the introduction of a second setting increase the…

I assume that you mean that the first setting is the interior of Tom’s apartment. In that case, we are introduced to a second setting when Tom goes out on to the ledge of the building. When Tom…

• CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

In “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket,” what does Tom value the most at the beginning of the…

At the start of the story, Tom clearly values his work more than anything else in his life. You can see this right away in the story. He comes home from work and he chooses to stay home working…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Please can you give a character analysis of Danforth in The Crucible.Act 3.

You have asked two questions, which is against enotes regulations, so I have cut it down to one question. In answering your question, I think we need to remember the position that Danforth had – he…

• MATH

If A,B,C are angles of triangle prove that- 1.tan (B+C)/2=-cot A/2…

To prove that tan(A+b)/2 = cotA/2. We know that A+B+C = 180 Therefore B+C= 180-A (B+C)/2 = (180-A)/2 = 90-A/2) Threfore Tan (B+C)/2 = tan (90-A/2) = cotA/2., as tan(90 – (theta)) cot(theta). ii) To…

• THOMAS HARDY

Describe the poem “The Voice” by Thomas Hardy.

You asked two questions which is against enotes regulations, so I have cut it down to one. You have picked one of my favourite Hardy poems to look at and analyse! This poem is part of a sequence of…

• THOMAS HARDY

Identify five different poetic devices in Thomas Hardy’s poem “The Voice.”Poetic devices like…

The meter of Thomas Hardy’s rather haunting four stanza quatrain poem “The Voice” is built around the phrases “call to me” and “all to me” and the words “listlessness” and “wistlessness,” and has…

• THOMAS HARDY

Explain the poem “The Voice” by Thomas Hardy in full details line by line.

‘The Voice’ is a strange variety of love-poetry written by Thomas Hardy in the year 1912. The poem is about a feeling of romantic melancholy and a loss of the object of desire or the beloved, so to…

• SCIENCE

Cell Measurement.How are cells measured?

When measuring a cell, you must know the length of your field of view under a microscope. For example, if the field of view is given as 1000 micrometers, this is equivalent to 1 millimeter(mm)…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

How can we relate the society in Verona as Shakespeare presents it in Romeo and Juliet to society…

The simplest answer to your question is that whether it be as rival families (Romeo and Juliet) or differing in regards to religion, race or politics, we still choose to battle each other — be it…

How can the bargaining affect the workers as well as the firm? “It is a method of wage…

Bargaining is the process in which two parties hold discussion with each other to arrive at a common agreement on matters of which are of interest to each others with at least some degree of…

• HISTORY

Discuss Gandhiji’s view on satyagraha with special reference to means and methods adopted for…

Satyagraha is a term used by Gandhiji for the type of pacifist and non-violent movement led by him for securing independence of India from the British rules and for bringing about social change…