# In Oedipus Rex, how does Oedipus learn his fate?

**MATH**

**How do I find the coordinates of the two points on the curve y=ln(x^2+1) where the gradient is 5/13**

y= ln (x^2 + 1) Let A(x1, y1) and B(x2, y2) be twe points on the curve such that: the gradient = 5/13 ==> y’ = 5/13 ==> y= ln (x^2 + 1) ==> y’ = 2x/(x^2 + 1) = 5/13 ==> 13*2x =…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**In Oedipus Rex, how does Oedipus learn his fate?**

You have asked more than one question so I have edited it down to just one question. It is at the end of Scene 4 when Oedipus finally uncovers the truth that has been hinted at for so long. Oedipus…

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**MATH**

This type of problem is considered a logic puzzle. It is easiest to figure out if anything is an obvious zero first. To do this you would have any letter plus another letter equaling the first…

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**MATH**

**What is the Pythagoreum Theorem?**

Pythagoras theorem is relates the sides of a triangle. In a right angled triangle the sum of the squares of the sides that contain the right angle is equal to the square on the the third side. Let…

**HARRISON BERGERON**

**How does Harrison’s death affect his parents in “Harrison Bergeron”?**

Kurt Vonnegut’s science fiction story “Harrison Bergeron” is set in the year 2081, a time when everyone is equal. Any talents or abilities are counterbalanced by handicaps, which of course simply…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**How to write an argumentative essay without being a victim of plagiarism?I am writing an…**

There’s no law saying that you have to use your own words exclusively. It’s just that when you use someone else’s words you must give proper attribution. This is not only when you quote literally….

**DINNER AT THE HOMESICK RESTAURANT**

**I need an example of a metaphor used in the book, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, by Anne Tyler.**

The novel by Anne Tyler, entitled Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, is written in three sections. The novel is about the life of Pearl Tull (and her impending death), and the family she has…

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**SCIENCE**

**Please,give one or two programmes using do…while loop in c++?**

A do while loop in C++ is a block of code that executes so long as the condition of the do while are being met. Once they cease to be met, the program exits the loop. For instance (in plain…

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**BUSINESS**

**Please explain BOTH the income and substitution effect if there is a decrease in the price of…**

Income effect states that if other things remain constant, an increase in income increases the quantity of all goods and services demanded. Due to the income effect the demand for both goods…

**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What are the two mistakes that Atticus does?He gives people the impression of never making…**

The near perfect Atticus Finch is, indeed, not without his faults, and this part of his makeup further strengthens his persona and legacy as one of fiction’s most identifiable characters. One…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Chapter 6. What bothers Simon; what does he want to say?Lord of the Flies by William Golding**

In Chapter Six of Lord of the Flies, Golding writes, Simon, walking in front of Ralph, felt a flicker of incredulity–a beast with claws that scratched, that sat on a mountain-top, that left no…

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**MACBETH**

**What is the story of the famous tragedy play by William Shakespeare named Macbeth?**

The plot concerns the rise to power (and the subsequent demise) of a noble warrior (he’s called a Thane, which is like a Lord) of ancient Scotland, Macbeth. He begins the play fighting a battle in…

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**MATH**

**ABC is an obtuse triangle where angle C>90 degrees. AD is perpendicular to BC produced and BE…**

In the question ABC is an obtuse triangle with C> 90 degree. AD is perpendicular to BC produced and BE is perpendicular to AC produced. Now take the triangle ADC: AD^2 = AC^2 – CD^2 In triangle…

**ROBINSON CRUSOE**

**Autobiographical element of Robinson Crusoe?**

It does not seem that Daniel DeFoe had any personal experiences that were at all similar to the experiences he describes in his novel Robinson Crusoe. It seems more likely that DeFoe based his…

**THE HELP**

**What are some similarities in theme between the book THE HELP by Kathryn Stockett and the film…**

Both works deal with Southern life at the height of segregation practices. They both reveal the different worlds that existed between Southern Whites and Blacks. Both works also explore how race…

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**SCIENCE**

**1) Two lead balls whose masses are 5,2 kg and 0,25 kg are placed with their centers 50 cm apart….**

We’ll write the law of gravitational attraction; F = G*m1*m2/s^2 (1) m1 and m2 are the masses of the balls. m1 = 5.2Kg m2 = 0.25 Kg s is the distance between balls. s = 50 cm We’ll convert the unit…

**PHYSICS**

**With what force does the earth atract the moon ?**

TO solve the force of attraction between the Earth and the Moon we use Newton’s Law of Gravitation. The gravitational force between two objects of mass m1 and m2 placed a distance d apart is…

**PHYSICS**

**Calculate the velocity and the time for a ball to strike the ground if the ball is dropped from…**

For a ball dropped from the top of a building the acceleration downwards due to gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Now the height from which it is dropped is 40m. And as it is dropped its initial velocity was 0…

**PHYSICS**

**A train starts from rest and moves with constant acceleration. Initially the velocity is 30 m/s…**

The initial velocity is v0 = 30m/s. After 80 s, the train has the velocity v = 70 m/s. The formula for acceleration is: a = dv/dt dv = v – v0 dv = 70m/s – 30m/s dv = 40 m/s dt = t – t0 dt = 80 s t0…

**ARTS**

**What is Art Deco?About a Paragraph.**

Beginning in the mid-1920s, the Art Deco movement was the predominant style of decorative arts for nearly two decades. Considered highly modern at the time, its popularity encompassed painting,…

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**A PASSAGE TO INDIA**

**How an anti-Indian typical British outlook is projected in the character Mr Turton ?**

Mr. Turton is not an awful sort. He is shown to be a typical British person in India. He is not really concerned with getting to understand the different culture that India is. Rather, he is…

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**HISTORY**

There are many reasons to study history, just as there are to study any discipline. The advancement of knowledge and understanding for its own intrinsically merit might be one reason. History is…

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**HISTORY**

**In what ways did agricultural life in the South create conditions that did not mesh with the…**

This depends to a great extent on when in history you are asking about. Overall, the most likely answer comes from the time in the late 1800s, in my opinion. During this time, agricultural life…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**How does Nwoye’s charcter compare/contrast to Okonkwo’s character throughout the story**

From the very beginning of his life, Nwoye was not at all the manly type of son that Okonkwo wished he would be. He was not as interested in wrestling, or as good at it. He does not want to grow…

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**SCIENCE**

**Explain how radiation reacts with matter**

There are sveral ways radiation reacts with matter:reflection, absorption, transmission, scattering – reflection occurs when photons interact with molecules and the result is the mirror image of…

**SCIENCE**

**What is tangential speed ? Calculate tangential speed for radius r.**

Tangential speed is the speed at which the particle which is moving in a circular path would move in if the force acting on the particle towards the center were to be eliminated. This could be the…

**MATH**

**Change equations from linear motion to rotational motion.**

The equations in linear motion are displacement x = x1- x0 velocity v = (x1- x0)/ (t1-t0) or dx/dt acceleration a = (v1-v0)/ (t1- t0) or dv/dt or dv^2/ dt^2 (Here the linear position is expressed…

**THE DESTRUCTORS**

**In “The Destructors”, what are your feelings about the boys at the end of the story?**

I think it is clear that Greene goes through great lengths to ensure that we as readers feel great sympathy for “Old Misery”, or Mr. Thomas, and therefore, by default, this highlights the cruelty…

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**SCIENCE**

**Prove the impulse momentum relation.**

The changes in momentum of an object can be connected with th impulse given to an object. Let’s see how! We’ll begin with the equation that relates velocity and force. We know that the force is the…

**POETRY**

**What is the significance of ‘Stayed home increasingly to find his way among the landscapes of her…**

First, let me say, that as a married woman, I read this poem far differently than I would have while still single. To me, this is a poem about a married couple. The “year after year” suggests…

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**LITERATURE**

**Who were Hercules’ parents? this weblink is given by my teacher, you can answer by your own or by…**

Hercules’s biological father was Zeus, the most powerful God. He allowed his power to allow him to behave however he liked, and that included not treating his wife, Hera who was the queen of the…

**LITERATURE**

**Hercules was a hero to the Greeks. Does every society have a main hero that they hold up for…**

The article makes it quite clear that the Greeks told the story of Hercules out of adulation. His superhuman abilities, skills, and feats are worthy of storytelling. They are what older…

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**HISTORY**

**How does Hercules compare to modern heroes? this weblink is given by my teacher, you can…**

One striking difference between modern heroes and Hercules would be the lack of divinity attached to the heroes that dominate our current landscape. When reading about Hercules, the article makes…

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**JOHN KEATS**

**What is John Keats’ theory of poetry?**

Two of Keats’ most famous points of theory on poetry relate to Romanticism and negative capability. Keats did not write a formal theory of poetry; his poetics (theory of poetry) were expressed in…

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**CHEMISTRY**

**Please explain what acids and bases or alkalis are and give examples from our daily life.**

An acid is a chemical compound which when dissolved in water gives a solution with a pH less than 7. An acid HA in water reacts to give H+ or Hydronium ions which are represented as H3O+. So we…

**HISTORY**

**What is it about Hercules that would have inspired the Greeks? Visit the following site to…**

The dominant quality of Hercules’ strength had to have played a role in the inspiration to the Greeks. Even from the youngest of ages, the article makes mention of Hercules’ strength as a toddler….

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**LITERATURE**

**Why did Hercules have to perform the 12 labors? Was he successful? Visit the following site to…**

Hercules’ mother Hera was not happy when she saw his happy life with his wife Megara and his children. She sent a fit of rage that made Hercules not realize what he was doing and in his…

**HISTORY**

**When it comes to Antarctic explorers such as Scott, Amundson and Shackleton, what makes them…**

Captain James Ross was the first of the modern explorers of Antarctica. He described a number of features visible from his ship, including what was later called the Ross Ice Shelf. Scott was the…

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**AIN’T I A WOMAN?**

**What is the thesis in “Ain’t I a Woman” by Sojourner Truth?What would be the thesis statement?**

The thesis of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech is encapuslated in the title of the speech. Throughout the speech, Truth uses metaphors and analogies to compare her situation as a black…

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**JOHN KEATS**

**What is significant about the word order in “The poetry of earth is ceasing never,” in John…**

This is a very interesting question the answer to which involves a discussion of negation in English and present participles. First let’s look at negation in English. The negator never is an…

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**MATH**

**what is the relationship between lnx and 1/x?**

The relation between ln x and (1/x) is explained in terms of definite and indefinte integrals. Indefinite integral: Int (1/x) dx + C = lnx +C. Definite integral: {Int (1/t) dt from t = 0 to t =…

**TEACHERS**

**Why it is called “Interactive Language Arts”?6th grade**

If this is the same concept of which I am thinking, interactive Language Arts is the same content, but the manner in which it is taught is more student centered. Instead of the more traditional…

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**SCIENCE**

**HELP GLOBAL WARMINGWITH CURRENT TECHNOLOGY WE CAN EASILY CONNECT AND UTILIZE ALL THOSE EMPTY…**

Good suggestions. I do occasionally carpool, because I live in a suburb and many of the teachers and students at my school do too. I would be very nervous about driving with anyone I did not…

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**TED HUGHES**

**Before Ted Hughes wrote Full Moon and Little Frieda, was his wife Sylvia dead?**

Ted Hughes was the husband of the late Sylvia Plath. Hughes, now deceased, was a masterful poet and children’s writer. He was born in 1930 and lived until 1998, thirty-five years beyond Plath’s…

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**POETRY**

**In “Poem to My Daughter in a Red Coat,” by Anne Stevenson, what do you think the poet is saying…**

Interestingly, this short poem sounds to be more like the capturing of a moment than a note on motherhood in general. As a result, I think you could argue that Anne Stevenson means to to speak of…

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**TEACHERS**

**What is the Role of Athletics in Preventing Bullying and Encouraging Respect ?What is the Role of…**

If handled in a correct manner, athletics can be a powerful element in preventing bullying and encouraging respect. The idea of all individuals being on a team, battling towards a common goal of…

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**MATH**

**simplify the ratio: 14/25 : 7/10show all working out and explain how you got the answer.**

The given ratio is 14/15 : 7/10. We know the ratio in the simple form contains terms in the lowest possible integers. A ratio is unaffected in value by multiplication or division by equal…

**MATH**

**Find all the maxima and minima of the function y = x^3 – 3x +2 for x lying between –inf. and…**

We see that the domain has no endpoints and can be differentiated at all values of x. Therefore to find the extremes we have to differentiate the function and equate the derivative to 0. y = x^3…

**MATH**

**Which are the two numbers whose sum is 20 and the product is the maximum.**

Let us assume one of the numbers is x. As the sum of the two numbers is 20, the other number is 20-x The product of the two numbers is a function f(x) = x*(20-x) = 20x- x^2. Now we need to find the…

**A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM**

**Is Oberon an Athenian aristocract, in A Midsummer Night’s Dream?**

Oberon is the King of the Fairies and lives outside the Athens world created by Shakespeare. You should know that Shakespeare gave this play’s city scenes a classical Greek setting and drew on…