# How do you write a typical outline for a book report?

**ESSAY LAB**

**How do you write a typical outline for a book report?**

A typical outline will be in outline format, with just bullet points or very short lines rather than full sentences and paragraph form. It may contain some or all of the following: Important…

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**MATH**

**Can you help me out with this equation and problem?$15660 x 2/3 x 1/2 = $5220.($15660 – 5220) x…**

$15660 x 2/3 x 1/2 = $5220.($15660 – 5220) x 2/3 = 6960.($15660 – answer) x 2/3 = answer.($15660 – answer) – $600 = answer.I need an answer to the last two equations. 1) Let answer = a.Now we…

**THE CRUCIBLE**

**How does Reverend Hale change throughout The Crucible,for example how is he in Act 1, Act 2 and…**

Parris sends for Reverend Hale to study the situation since he is more conversant with matters surrounding demonic arts. Reverend Hale arrives in Salem ready for the task ahead. He brings with him…

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**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**Where does the climax in The Chrysalids begin?**

Remember that the climax in terms of the structure of the plot of a novel is defined as the key scene in the story – that tense or exciting or terrifying moment when our emotional involvement is…

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**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**In The Chrysalids, besides the dream David has what are some other examples of foreshadowing?**

As a great novel, this text has many examples of foreshadowing, however you have highlighted an excellent example in the dream that David has, which foreshadows the ending of the novel and his…

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**MACBETH**

**In Act One, Macbeth’s plans & actions seem to be motivated most of all by whom/what? a. Lust…**

I have seen the options/priorities given by you. I would like to re-organize the same as hereunder: a) the withes’ proclamations on the heath; b) Macbeth’s own ambition; c) Duncan’s declaration…

**AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE**

**In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”, what is implied about human psychology in the face of…**

Unfortunately, according to enotes regulations you are only able to ask one question, so I have chosen to focus on your final question, which looks at what is implied about human psychology in the…

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**PETRARCH**

**In what sense is Petrarch insincere in Sonnet 18 (sonnet inside)? a. Through professing his…**

If those four are your options, I would have to go with C. It is the only one that makes sense. To me, what the poem is saying is basically “you are so wonderful and beautful that I can’t even…

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**HISTORY**

**Describe what the Greek poleis had in common.**

Greek poleis (the plural of polis) had several characteristics in common. Physically, most poleis were small, with Athens and Sparta being the exceptions. Most had a place for citizens to…

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**NIGHT**

**Does Elie Wiesel suggest any rationale behind the Holocaust in Night?**

I think part of what makes the narrative so powerful is that Wiesel does not pose any simple solutions to the complex issue of human evil. The Holocaust, and any moment in time where there is such…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Describe the impact of China on the US.Describe the impact of China on the US.**

This is a huge question. Let me answer briefly, focusing on two areas — economics and power in general. Basically, I will say that China is “rising” and that the rise of a new power always has…

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**MACBETH**

**What is the most heinous crime someone could commit in Macbeth’s time?in Macbeth**

I suppose that this could be debated, but I would argue that the worst possible crime that someone could commit in these times would have been the crime of regicide — the killing of one’s own…

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**1984**

**In 1984, what does Winston’s dream of the girl with dark hair symbolize?**

I assume you are referring to the dream that Winston has at the beginning of Chapter 3 in this terrifying dystopian novel. What is important to realise is that this dream of Julia, the girl he has…

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**MATH**

**A Pythagorean triple is a set of three integers that can be the length of a right triangle. 3, 4,…**

Part A is explained in detail on the first reference below, and the second reference goes into even more detail related to part B.

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**HISTORY**

**Is there a cultural divide in America in the present day?Is there a cultural divide in America in…**

There is absolutely a cultural divide in the United States today, in my opinion. I believe that the most important cultural divide is between (generally speaking) the coasts and the interior or…

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**THE OPEN WINDOW**

**Explain how this story can be thought of as having a double ending?**

If you think about it, the story really does have two separate endings — one when the hunting party comes home and Nuttel runs away and we find the men aren’t ghosts, and one at the actual end of…

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**SCIENCE**

**Why can karyotyping be carried out only on cells about to divide?**

When a cell is about to divide, the chromosomes have coiled and thickened and are visible. At other times in the cell’s life cycle, they are not able to be visualized. A cell can be arrested during…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**In Oedipus Rex, what is the significance of Oedipus’s slow coming into awareness of his identity?**

You have made an excellent point. Part of the suspense of this amazing play is thanks to the way that Sophocles casts Oedipus as a kind of detective, trying to work out who killed the old King of…

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**MATH**

**For what values of x is the following inequation valid : 2x^2 + x – 3 < 0**

2x^2 + x -3 < 0 First let us factor: (2x +3)(x-1) < 0 Now we have a product of two terms. The product is a negative number. Then one of the terms should be negative: ==> (2x+3) < 0…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**Why is Animal Farm a dystopian novel?**

I would define a dystopian novel as one in which an author creates a world that is a total nightmare to live in. A utopia is a perfect world, a dystopia is the opposite. In this novel, Napoleon…

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**EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY**

**What is the theme, language, and style/structure of “Oh, Oh, You Will Be Sorry” by Edna St…**

I am allowed to answer only one of your questions: the parts must each be listed as separate questions. Edna St. Vincent Millay was a feminist and activist for women’s rights during the beginning…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Can we trust the media telling us the truth?The media, like any industry, is driven by profit…**

I agree with you that the media’s need for profits means that it sensationalizes the news and that it picks attention grabbing stuff to report. However, I would say this does not mean we will not…

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**MATH**

**What is the required probability?When two dice are thrown what is the probability that the sum is…**

The numbers on the dice for which the sum of the numbers can be 6 is: (1,5) , (2, 4), (3,3) , (4,2), (5,1). Now we need to get one event out of six possible events. So the probability of getting…

**BEAUTY: A RETELLING OF THE STORY OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST**

**Please identify and discuss three figures of speech in Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty…**

In Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley, there are several literary devices used. First we see irony. Irony is the difference between what you expect to happen…

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**THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES**

**In The Secret Life of Bees, what are some significant quotes that I should pay attention to?**

When reading and analyzing a novel, almost anything can be considered significant (or important), it just depends on the context you are exploring. Instead of giving you a list of random quotes and…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**What are a few examples of paradoxes from The Scarlet Letter?**

I have had to cut your original question down to focus on one point only according to enotes regulations. This is a great question however because by focussing on paradoxes in the text you are…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What or who is a servant leader? Descripe some of the principles a servant leader possesses.**

Interestingly, servant leadership is probably an idea that is most commonly associated with stories of Jesus in the New Testament. When he washes his disciples feet (found in the Gospel of John,…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What is the veto power of the Security Council?**

To be precise, the Security Council itself is not the one with the veto. Each of the five permanent members of the Security Council has a veto over anything that is proposed in the Security…

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**APOLOGY**

**What is Plato’s Socrates and Aristophane’s Socrates idea of Justice and law? Are they the same or…**

Both the Platonic and Aristophanic Socrates expose the difference between justice and law through situational ironies. In Plato’s Apology, Socrates is condemned to death by the Athenian democracy…

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**MATH**

**If the vectors u and v are perpendicullar find m . u=mi+3j v=(m-2)*i-j**

u= mi + 3j ==> ux= m uy = 3 v= (m-2) i – j ==> vx=(m-2) vy= -1 given u and v are perpendicular. ==> u*v= lul*lvl* cos 90 = 0 Then we conclude that the product of the vectors…

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**MATH**

**What are the elements of the set whose properties is |x-2|=<3 ?The elements are integer numbers.**

l x-2 l =< 3 Then we have two cases: (x-2) =< 3 OR -(x-2) = < 3 Let us solve each case: case (1): x-2 =< 3 add 2 to both sides: ==> x =< 5 ==> since x is an integer,…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system: x – 5y = 0 5x = 0**

Since the system is a homogeneous system, the only solution is zero solution. We also could solve the system using substitution method. We’ll note the equations of the system as if follows: x-5y=0…

**YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN**

**How does Nathaniel Hawthorne use word choice to support the element of supernatural in “Young…**

There are words suggesting the supernatural all through the story. Here are few examples: As Goodman Brown enters the forest, there is darkness and gloom everywhere, and it is as though Brown…

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**MATH**

**What is the indefinite integral of y = 1/( x^2 – 4 ) ?**

Let f(x)= 1/(x^2 -4) We need to determine F(x) such that: F(x) = intg f(x) dx ==>F(x) = intg [ 1/(x^2 – 4)] dx Let us simplify: 1/(x^2 -4) = 1/(x-2)(x+2) ==> = A/(x-2) + B/(x+2)…

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**MATH**

**Simplify (x^2-196)/(x^3+14x^2-x-14)**

We notice that the numerator is a difference of squares, so we’ll write as the product: x^2-196 = x^2 – 14^2 x^2 – 14^2 = (x-14)(x+14) We’ll combine the first and the 2nd terms form denominator and…

**MATH**

**Verify the identity sin^2b+sin(a+b)*sin(a-b)=sin^2a.**

We’ll re-write the product sin(a+b)*sin(a-b), using the formulas for the sum and difference of the angles a and b. sin(a+b) = sina*cosb + sinb*cosa sin(a-b) = sina*cosb – sinb*cosa…

**HISTORY**

**What relationship does the nation of Israel have to Jewish identity?**

Right now, the nation of Israel is having something of a dilemma about its relationship with the Jewish faith. Specifically, the nation is having to decide whether it is specifically a Jewish…

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**MATH**

**Determine the roots of the equation x^2-5x+6=0.**

We’ll apply the quadratic formula The original equation is: x^2-5x+6=0 x1 = [-b + sqrt(b^2 – 4ac)]/2a We’ll identify the coefficients: a = 1 b = -5 c = 6 b^2 – 4ac = (-5)^2 – 4*1*6 = 25 – 24…

**LITERATURE**

**I don’t understand why we focus too much on the ancient literature, and we neglect what is…**

Speaking from a general point of view, part of the reason why modern examples of literature might not be as appreciated much could have to do with time. I believe the argument that a significant…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**Analogies… Explain why you chose your answer….I tried and boy i feel smart, but my brain…**

The whole point of analogies like this is to choose pairs where the first and the second word have the same relationship in both pairs. So the relationship between A and B have to be the same as…

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**MATH**

**What is x if arcsinx = pi – arccos1/2 ?**

We’ll re-write arccos (1/2) = pi/3 We’ll re-write the equation: arcsin x = pi – pi/3 arcsin x = (3pi-pi)/3 arcsin x = 2pi/3 We’ll take the function sine both side. sin(arcsin x) = sin 2pi/3…

**MATH**

**What are the steps to solving for x in this equation? 2x + 6 = – (-8)I’ll understand it better…**

The aim of any equation is to find out the value or values of the variable that cancel the given expression. The first step is to re-write -(-8) = 8. The double negative sign makes a value…

**MATH**

**Determine the distance between the origin and a line that passes through (1;2) and (3;3).**

To calculate the distance from the origin (0,0) to the line that passes through the given points, we’ll have to determine first the equation of the line. The equation of the line that passes…

**MATH**

**Solve the system x-y=pi/6, tanx=tan2y.**

We’ll note the equations of the system: x-y=pi/6 (1) tanx=tan2y (2) We’ll write tan x = sin x/cos x tan 2y = sin 2y/ cos 2y We’ll substitute tan x and tan 2y into the second equation: sin x/cos x…

**PHYSICS**

**Can anybody explain the theory of relativity an with example?**

This is the basic theory of relativity and then a brief explanation of Einstein’s special relativity. Basic relativity (Galileo and Newton) states that the laws of physics are the same for all…

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**MATH**

**What is the derivative of – cosx – cos^3x/3 ?**

Let f(x) = -cox – cos^3 x / 3 Then the derivative is: f'(x) = (-cosx – cos^3 x/3)’ = (-cosx)’ – (cos^3 x /3)’ = (-cosx)’ – 3(cos^2 x /3) *(cosx)’ = (cosx)’ (1+ cos^2 ) We…

**MATH**

**The algebraic form of the complex number is z=1+i. What is the trigonometric form ?**

The algebraic form of any complex number is z = x + y*i. The trigonometric form of a complex number is: z = |z|(cos a + i*sin a) |z| = sqrt(x^2 + y^2) cos a = x/|z| sin a = y/|z| We’ll identify x…

**ESSAY LAB**

**I need to write an essay about hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia… I need a definition and how…**

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is a fear-based disorder marked by anxiety sparked by long words or loquaciousness. It basically means “fear of big/long words.” Ironic, right? It is more…

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**MATH**

**solve the equation sin^2x-3sin2x+5cos^2x=0**

sin^2 x – 3sin2x + 5cos^2 x = 0 First let us rewrite: We know that: sin2x = 2sinx*cosx Now substitute: sin^2 x – 3*2sinx*cosx + 5cos^2 x = 0 sin^2 x – 6sinx*cosx + 5cos^2 x= 0 Nw let us factor:…

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**MATH**

(27x^3 – 64)/(9x^2 – 16) We notice that: (27x^3 – 64) is difference between 2 cubes. (9x^2 – 16) is a difference between 2 squares: So, let us use the formula: We kno wthat: (a^3 – b^3) = (…

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