How is the cardinal utility theory relevant to consumers’ behaviours?

# How is the cardinal utility theory relevant to consumers’ behaviours?

• MATH

I am unable to understand the following question and its solution related to “sets”.Please…

The given proposition that is A o B and B 0C is true , then A o C need not be true. We opt for to be & ( meaning intersection in set language). Example : A = {1, 2 , 3} , B = { 1,2,3,4,5}, C =…

How is the cardinal utility theory relevant to consumers’ behaviours?

The idea of cardinal utility is useful in explaining things like why consumers make the choices they do. This is so even though the theory is a pretty shaky one — there is no way to actually…

• JANE EYRE

Is Jane’s marriage with Rochester a happy ending in Jane Eyre? If not, why?

Jane Eyre’s marriage to Edward Rochester at the end of Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, is a romantic one, certainly. For, earlier in the novel, Jane has so happily accepted Mr. Rochester’s…

• SCIENCE

Describe what is seen when excess ammonia solution is added gradually to copper(II)chloride…

A copper(II) salt like CuCl2 will dissolve in water and form a complex hexaaquacopper ion as shown below: CuCl2 + 6H2O –> [Cu(H2O)6]2+ + 2Cl- The hexaaquacopper ion is a complex ion meaning…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

How is Lord of the Flies a story of savagery vs. civilization?

Golding himself discusses the fact that this novel was a response, in some ways, to Ballantyne’s novel “Coral Island,” particularly in response to the way that it portrayed British boys as being…

• GENERAL PROLOGUE TO THE CANTERBURY TALES

I really don’t understand iambic pentameter. I need to be able to scan 2 lines from this prologue…

The Enotes page on iambic pentameter (to which I have provided a link below) does a great job of providing simple examples of scansion of iambic pentameter. The first thing to understand about…

• REFERENCE

How has globalization affected the English language?How has globalization affected the English…

Because globalization connects people through language, among many other things, there are undoubtedly some words, phrases, and concepts which have intermingled with English and become part of our…

• SAROJINI NAIDU

Discuss the romantic element of her poetry.

If we were to speak from a general point of view about Naidu’s work, I think that we can draw some references from Romanticism. The lyrical nature of her work is highly Romantic. When she asserts…

• LITERATURE

the need for love and Godan essay on the need of love and God for mankind

It will depend largely on which side of the argument you are taking…I will offer you a couple of examples. If you are arguing in your essay that mankind needs love and God, you could point to…

• SCIENCE

What is general background information about the spice cinnamon, including its name and the part…

Cinnamon comes from a small evergreen from Sri Lanka and its scientific name is Cinnamomum zeylanicum. The spice is derived from the inner bark of the tree. It is mentioned in biblical stories so…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

HoldenHow is The Catcher in the Rye an example of its protagonist’s”coming of age”?

To some extent, you can see Holden growing up in this book. He is moving (or at least trying to move) from being a self-absorbed kid to at least being someone who thinks about other people some of…

• HEART OF DARKNESS

What are four differences in the description of Kurtz in the novel Heart of Darkness by J. Conrad…

I have to admit that this novel is one of my favourites, and I also love the way that F. Coppola did an updated version of it in his excellent film. Of course, the film focuses and comments upon…

• MACBETH

Explain briefly the antagonist and protagonist of Macbeth. Give relevant examples to support your…

The protagonist of a literary work is the main character. As such Macbeth of Shakespeare’s play is a protagonist, albeit not a good man. Still, he is the character who drives the plot of the…

• HAMLET

Contrast Hamlet and Horatio.I need some examples as well. I can’t find anything other than their…

Since you indicate that you are only interested in contrasting Hamlet and Horatio, then I will assume that you are looking for ways in which they are different, or moments when they come into…

• SCIENCE

In genetics, what are homozygous and heterozygous genes, and are they alternate for each other?…

There were actually three different genes questions at the link you supplied. When an organism has two of the same genes for a trait, this condition is known as homozygous. When an organism has two…

• HISTORY

What impact did European affairs have on the United States in the first two decades of the…

European affairs had a huge impact on the United States during this time. Most significantly, European affairs almost got the United States into a war with France and then actually did help to…

• AN IDEAL HUSBAND

How is marxism expressed in Oscar Wilde’s “An Ideal Husband?”

Marxism is a super wide and broad concept to reduce to one aspects of this particular play. However, if we go with Lenin’s tripartite version of Marxism, we see that they are a) critique of…

• ANIMAL FARM

How does Boxer take away freedom and equality?animal farm book

To be completely accurate, throughout the book Animal Farm, the animal who is in charge who regularly robs the other animals of freedom and equality is Napoleon. If your question is truly about…

• ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST

What are some of the differences between the book & the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?

The primary difference between the book and the film is that the book is written from a first person perspective, and is effectively narrated by the Chief. But since this same character is…

• CINEMA

What are the main themes in Casablanca

You could examine several themes in the film. One overwhelming theme is the conflict between desire and duty. Rick Blaine must decide between his own self interests and the interests of the…

• SCIENCE

How and why is hydrogen bonding a type of intermolecular force and Van der Waals force?

A hydrogen bond is not exactly a type of van der Waals interaction; van der Wall forces include the Keesom force, the Debye force and the London dispersion force. A hydrogen bond has a force of…

• SCIENCE

How and why are London Dispersion Forces a type of intermolecular force and Van der Waals force?

One of the many forms of interaction between molecules is the London dispersion force. London dispersion forces are a kind of van der Waals force as they arise due to dipoles that are created in…

• HAMLET

Does Claudius’ murder relate to the murder of Abel in the bible?I know they do I just need a…

In the biblical story, Cain and Abel are the sons of Adam and Eve, and Cain kills Abel because he is jealous of him — he seems more favored by God. This is usually considered the first murder and…

• ESSAY LAB

Marijuanafor my essay im talking about how weed has affected peoples lives not sure which side to…

I have no personal experience with marijuana; however, I just had a conversation with a friend whose brother is functioning normally only because of his medicinal use of marijuana. He suffered…

• THE LITTLE FOXES

What is this book about, and who are the characters we meet in this book?

The Little Foxes is a play and not a book. Students often refer to plays as books, which (since they are reading the text in a bound manuscript) is OK I guess, but it also leads to the confusion…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is legal discrimination?

This depends on how you mean this term. There are two meanings of this term that I am familiar with. First, there is the idea of de jure discrimination — that is discrimination that is imposed by…

• REFERENCE

What is the difference between teacher and student ? Don’t give here an answer as like the…

In a formal sense, the main difference between teacher and student is the amout of education.To be a teacher, one must attend school for a certain number of years; take varied courses relating to…

• ENGLISH

How can I improve my English? My English is too much weak. I want to improve it. Please let me…

In my opinion, the only way to learn any foreign language well is to practice it in as many forms as you can. In other words, I think that you must read English and listen to English and speak…

• BILLY BUDD

How does the novel Billy Budd relate to the time period in which it was written?

Billy Budd may be easier to understand when taking a look at what was happening in Europe at the time this story takes place. The year is 1797. The French are in the throes of the French…

• ROSS MACDONALD

What is the summary of Gone Girl by Ross Macdonald. I cannot find a summary anywhere? Thank you.

I have since discovered, as you probably have yourself, that Ross Macdonald wrote a short story titled “Gone Girl.” It seems to have first appeared in a 1991 paperback titled The Name is Archer….

• HISTORY

What battes did Japan fight in during WWII?

Japan fought many, many battles in this war. Some were land battles, others were more of sea and or air battles. Here are some of the more famous battles that were fought by Japan. First, there…

• THE KITE RUNNER

What does the kite symbolize in The Kite Runner?

I believe it symbolized the coming of age from childhood to young adulthood. The flight of the kite was the freedom of childhood to be free, fettered only by the parent of the child. When the kites…

• HAMLET

Is there concrete textual evidence in Act III, scene iv of Hamlet for the assertion that Hamlet…

Although I do not fully accept the Freudian interpretation of Hamlet, I find that I must take some exception with the answer given previously by rienzi. a) Rienzi refers to the Freudian view of…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

How can the storm be seen as a example of pathetic fallacy?Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The storm that batters the island can be interpreted as a pathetic fallacy–the attribution of human emotions or characteristics to nature–because it embodies the chaos and savagery of the hunters…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

What does Simon’s treatment of the parachuist suggest?

In Chapter 9 of Lord of the Flies, Simon awakens from his seizure and attempts to return to the others. As he struggles through the creepers a “buffet of wind” causes him to stagger as his legs…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In chapter 3, what do you learn about the Ewells?

We learn that at least one of the Ewells, Burris, is enrolled in Scout’s class for the year. Now, here’s the deal with the Ewells… they only go to school on the first day. This is because the…

• MOBY DICK

Why is “Affidavit” an appropriate title for Chapter 45 of “Moby Dick” ?

An affiavit is a formal, sworn statement of fact. The title “Affidavit” is an appropriate one for Ch. 45 because in the previous chapter Ishmael reports some rather fantastic facts–that Ahab and…

• E. CUMMINGS

In “next to of course god america i” Cummings plays with syntax. How does his form fit with what…

From the bland, empty affirmation of religious belief in the first line, through the piling up of stock patriotic phrases rendered meaningless by being pulled out of context (and syntactical…

• THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

What do the last two lines of the poem, “I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all…

It suggests that the narrator, in choosing the “less-traveled” path, has found experiences, seen and done things that have brought him or her greater fulfillment in life than he or she would have…

• SHILOH

What do you think happens at the end of “Shiloh” by Bobbie Ann Mason? What does the writer think?

Although you’ve phrased your question as if you’re asking an opinion, evidence in the story is strong that Mason intends for the reader to see Norma Jean as a woman who seeks her independence. She…

• MODERNISM

What are the characteristics of the Modernism time period?

True to the modernist period, you will get a variety of answers and you will have to try to make sense of all that you get with it. When Woolf writes, that “All human relations shifted,” she is…

• HAMLET

Quotes needed about honor and loyalty in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.I need quotes from at least two…

1) Act I, Scene 2 CLAUDIUS: Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother’s death The memory be green, and that it us befitted To bear our hearts in grief and our whole kingdom To be contracted in one brow…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Do you agree that there is no woman in The Great Gatsby with whom the reader can sympathize?

The three women in The Great Gatsby are Daisy, Jordan, and Myrtle. “Sympathize” is actually a complex word meaning variously to have common shared feeling with someone; to feel compassionate toward…

• PIANO

Summarize and briefly analyze the poem “Piano” by D. H. Lawrence.

1. H. Lawrence’s poem “Piano” illustrates the use of imagery. Through the images, both visual and auditory, the reader acknowledges the nostalgic mood of the poem. Written in 1918, the poem…

What’s an extraordinary passage from the Iliad?If you can quote it that would be awesome but you…

You will get many answers to this. There are many extraordinary passages in the work. For my bet, I think that the prayer Hector offers the gods in favor of his son is really powerful. It is at…

• SCIENCE

Describe three specific tissues in plants.Give their functions, what they are made up of or what…

Plants have many kinds of tissues, each with its own specific function. For example, a type of conducting tissue is known as xylem. This tissue is for the conduction of water and dissolved…

• KIM

Can Rudyard Kipling’s Kim be characterised as a Bildungsroman?

I think that you can definitely call this book a bildungsroman because it follows the title character as he grows and matures and it focuses on this process of change that he undergoes. A…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Can you explain the quote “I was benevolent and good, misery made me a fiend.”

On Chapter 10 of the novel “Frankenstein” the creature is speaking directly to Victor, reminding him about the misery and pain that Victor caused upon him with his ambition of creating a life. As…

• THE STORY OF AN HOUR

What is the plot of “The Story of an Hour”?

You asked two questions and I can only answer one according to enotes regulations. This story by Kate Chopin really isn’t that long, so I would encourage you to read it to gain a sense of what…