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**THE POISONWOOD BIBLE**

**In The Poisonwood Bible, the characters represent different philosophical, political approaches….**

Kingsolver’s novel is not only a story of a family and their journey over several decades, it is also a political allegory for Africa’s journey itself. Kingsolver brilliantly weaves underlying…

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**REFERENCE**

**Create a question pertaining to how nature solved the engineering design problem of velcro.**

You may want to read up on the origin of velco. (See the link given below for more information.) I’m sure that, like me, you’ve probably had the same experience of burrs sticking to your socks when…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**In The Great Gatsby, why does Fitzgerald use the words “hope” and “dreams” so often?**

In general, Fitzgerld portrayed characters in his novels and stories who were very idealistic and passionate. They believed in romantic ideas like love at first sight and the integrity of an honest…

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**HISTORY**

**Assess the validity of the following statement about the Constitution as a source of section…**

The Constitution led to sectional discord in two major ways. First, the Constitution created a country in which slavery was legal but was not practiced in all areas. The fact that slavery was…

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**COLD WAR**

**What are some areas of conflict during the Cold War, being as specific as possible?**

There were many areas of conflict (both geographical areas and “areas” like the economy and space) in which the United States and the Soviet Union competed in the Cold War. For example, the Vietnam…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**I need help creating a piece of descriptive writing documenting “Life After People.” This…**

Based on the prompt, it sounds like this assignment will draw a little bit of creative writing into the essay process. From the prompt, it sounds like your teacher is getting you to think about…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Romeo and Juliet, what are two examples that show the Nurse has a motherly attitude towards…**

The Nurse certainly functions as a confidant and mentor to Juliet for the majority of the play. During Act III, after Juliet and her parents fight about her marrying Paris or not, the Nurse offers…

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**HISTORY**

**What effect did the Great Plains have on the United States?**

The Great Plains have had two major impacts on the United States. First, in the years before the Civil War, the Great Plains were part of the cause of disputes between the North and the South. As…

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**PHYSICS**

**What is the time required to heat the water in the following case?A kettle has power 2.5 kW. A…**

You can only ask one question at a time. So, I have deleted all but one. Now the kettle can deliver 2.5 kW of power. One liter of water is poured into it. The specific heat of water is 4186…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Act II, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo uses a metaphor to explain how he feels. What…**

In this scene, Romeo approaches his friend Friar Lawrence just after he has fallen in love with Juliet (presumably, this is merely the next day and possibly Romeo has not yet slept). He says:…

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**MATH**

**What is x if 2, (3x+2), (24x+2) and 686 are consecutive terms of a GP.**

We are given that 2, (3x+2), (24x+2) and 686 are consecutive terms of a GP. This means (3x + 2)/2 = (24x + 2)/ (3x + 2) = 686/ ( 24x + 2) (3x + 2)/2 = 686/ ( 24x + 2) => (3x + 2)/2 = 343/ ( 12x…

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**PUDD’NHEAD WILSON**

**What would have been different in Pudd’nhead Wilson if Roxy didn’t switch the babies?**

In Pudd’nhead Wilson, Roxy, a young slave woman, switches her fair-skinned baby with Master Driscoll’s. Only she is able to tell them apart. Her action has huge implications later in the novel…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What are 2 strong characteristics of Ralph in The Lord of the Flies?**

Ralph is an adventurer. We see this in the opening of the novel when as he and Piggy begin to talk, he is all about playing and swimming and climbing. Ralph is also an unconscious leader. I mean he…

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**REFERENCE**

**Explain the four reasons for punishment?**

- Correct behavior. 2. Deter behavior. 3. Learn from experience. 4. Deprivation of rights. See the following: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/punishment/

**ANNE OF GREEN GABLES**

**What would you say Anne of Green Gables is about?I need to write a paper about Anne of Green…**

When we think about the meaning or the theme of a work, we are trying to understand what the author is trying to communicate through what they are writing. You are right in identifying that any…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**Is it correct that in act three of The Tempest, Alonso and Sebastian were ready to fight the fiends?**

The particular scene you need to focus on is Act III scene iii, which involves a shift in the action to another part of the island. The scene opens with a royal party, and is revealed to the…

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**MATH**

**Find the integers x if |x-2|=<3.**

l x-2 l =< 3 To solve the absolute value, we need to solve fro two cases: case(1); x – 2 =< 3 Now we will add 2 to both sides: ==> x =< 5 Then the answer is: x = { -inf,…

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**MATH**

**What type of equation is (3+x)(1+x)=24 and find its solutions ?**

We’ll simplify and we’ll get: (3 + x)(1 + x) = 24 We’ll remove the brackets: 3 + 3x + x + x^2 – 24 = 0 We’ll combine like terms: x^2 + 4x – 21 = 0 Since the maximum order of the equation is 2,…

**PHILOSOPHY**

**Inductionism is the view that all science is based on…? A. …observation, generalization and…**

I have moved this to the philosophy group because this is essentially a question about epistemology–how can we know what we know? Inductivism is a kind of rationalism. It is the idea that we know…

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**MATH**

**What is dy/dx from first principle for y=3x^2-2x ?**

We’ll apply delta method to determine the instantaneous rate of change of y with respect to x. dy/dx = lim [f(x + delta x) – f(x)]/delta x, delta x->0 We also can write: dy/dx = lim [f(x + h) -…

**THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN**

**In writing an analytical essay on the question, “Should we read The Adventures of Huckleberry…**

The thesis should clearly state your position. The function of a thesis statement in an essay like this one is to present the question/topic and your argument as concisely as possible. In this…

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**MATH**

8^(6x+5) = 1/4 Let us rewrite the numbers. We know that” 8 = 2^3 1/4 = 1/2^2 = 2^-2. Let us substitute into the equation. ==> (2^3)^(6x+5) = 2^-2. Now we know that x^a^b = x^ab ==> 2^(3(6x+5)…

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**MATH**

log 2 (x) = 6 We will rewrite into the exponent form. ==> x = 2^6 Now we will simplify the exponent. ==> x = 2*2*2*2*2*2 = 64. Then, the answer is x = 64. Let us check the answer. log 2 (…

**MATH**

**Solve for x cos^2x-cosx-sin^2x=0.**

cos^2 x – cosx – sin^2 x = 0 Let us rearrange terms. ==> cos^2 x -sin^2 x – cosx = 0 But we know that: cos^2 x – sin^2 x = cos2x ==> cos2x – cosx = 0 Now we will use the trigonometric…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What does the brown bag represent in Chapter 21 of To Kill a Mockingbird?**

Dolphus Raymond is a white man married to a black woman. He, as expected is frowned upon by society, because not only did he marry a black woman, but they had children who were born mixed as…

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**MATH**

3^(x-3) = 17. Let us apply the logarithm to both sides: ==> log 3^(x-3) = log 17. Now from logarithm properties, we know that log a^b = b*log a ==> log 3^(x-3) = (x-3)*log 3. ==> (x-3)*log…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**Describe Greek ideas about burial and the dead? (Book XI )I am having trouble finding a specific…**

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**MATH**

**What is the equation of the line perpendicular to y=2x-3 and that passes through (0;0)**

We have to find the equation of the line perpendicular to y=2x-3 and that passes through (0,0). Now y = 2x – 3, has a slope 2 The slope of the line perpendicular to this is the neagtive inverse of…

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**MATH**

**Given the lengths of the sides of triangle ABC 2, 6, and 11 what is the perimeter and the area of…**

We are given the sides of the triangle ABC as 2, 6 and 11. We see that the sum of the length of the sides with lengths 2 and 6, 2+ 6 = 8 is smaller than the length of the third side which is 11. It…

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**LEDA AND THE SWAN**

**Why is “Leda and the Swan” considered part of modern poetry?**

There may be a number of reasons for which William Butler Yeats’ poem “Leda and the Swan” could be considered part of modern poetry. One clear reason could be that “Leda and the Swan”…

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**MATH**

**Differentiate the function y=5xcosx-sinx.**

We have y = 5*x*cos x – sin x. We use the product rule to differentiate. y’ = 5 x* d/dy(cos x) + 5 * d/dy x * cos x – d/dy sin x => y’ = 5x (- sin x) + 5 cos x – cos x => y ‘ = -5x sin x + 4…

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**MATH**

**Find the common point of the lines x+y=4 and 2x=y-2.**

We have the two lines x+y=4 and 2x=y-2. Now at the common point, both the values of y and x are the same. x+y=4 => x = 4- y substitute this in 2x=y-2 => 2(4 – y) = y – 2 => 8 – 2y = y – 2…

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**MATH**

**What is x if (2x+5)^1/2-(x-2)^1/2=3 ?**

We have to solve (2x+5)^1/2 – (x-2)^1/2 = 3 Square both the sides => (2x+5) – (x-2) – 2* (2x+5)^1/2 * (x-2)^1/2 = 9 => x + 7 – 2* (2x+5)^1/2 * (x-2)^1/2 = 9 => x + 7 – 9 = 2* (2x+5)^1/2 *…

**MATH**

**Find the equation of the line parallel to the graph of 4x+2y=8 and containing (-1;5)**

The line 4x + 2y = 8 can be written as 2y = -4x + 8 => y = -2x + 4 Therefore the slope of the required line is -2 and it passes through (1, 5) => y – 5 = (x + 1)*-2 => y – 5 = -2x – 2…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**What is the significance of the last paragraph of chapter six in The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott…**

The arrival of a New York reporter, chasing down rumours about Jay Gatsby, provides the opportunity for Nick to give the true facts (which he learned much later) about the man: James Gatz, Nick…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Can success be learned?Can success be learned?**

In my opinion, success can be learned, and not by buying a book or following a guru. Success can be learned simply by trying hard, and achieving small successes. When you do that, you learn how…

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**MATH**

**Solve the inequality. 64^x<32^(x+2).**

64^x < 32^(x+2). First we will re-write the numbers as a power. We know that” 64 = 2*2*2*2*2*2 = 2^6 32= 2*2*2*2*2 = 2^5 Let us substitute: (2^6)^x < (2^5)^(x+2) From exponent properties we…

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**MATH**

**find the equation of a circle with center (5,-2) and radius 16**

We have to find the equation of a circle with center (5,-2) and radius 16. The equation of a circle with center (h,k) and radius r is given by (x – h)^2 + (y – k)^2 = r^2 Replacing the values for…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In chapter 26 of To Kill a Mockingbird, what are Scout’s feelings about their former cruel games…**

In the bildungsroman of To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout and Jem have both attained maturity. As Scout narrates Chapter 26, she tells readers that she is no longer frightened by going past the Radley…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**Can someone please give me 3 quotes that shows Nick from The Great Gatsby is a unreliable narrator?**

In Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, one of the classic quotes that shows Nick is an unreliable narrator comes at the end of Chapter 8, when the last thing Nick says to Gatsby is, “They’re a rotten…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Explain Godfrey’s thinking as he contemplated telling his father about his situation in Silas…**

Godfrey Cass was actually a good man with very poor initiative, and a penchant to detour from what the main purposes in life should be. When he was considering confessing the situation about his…

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**GREEN GRASS, RUNNING WATER**

**In Thomas King’s Green Grass, Running Water, how long has Eli Stand Alone stopped the operation…**

In the story Green Grass, Running Water, by Thomas King, the government wants to construct a dam that will change the landscape of the territory occupied by members of the Blackfoot [Native…

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**THE TEMPLE OF THE GOLDEN PAVILION**

**What does The Temple of the Golden Pavilion represent or signify?His father knew about the…**

I think that the temple represents not merely beauty but the ideal of the subjective notion that can never be manifested in reality. From the most philosophical of view points, Mishima is forcing…

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**MATH**

**Identify the solutions to the system of equations: x^2 + y^2 = 2516x^2 + 25y^2 = 400**

You want the solutions to the equations: x^2 + y^2 = 25 …(1) 16x^2 + 25y^2 = 400 …(2) 16*(1) – (2) => 16x^2 + 16y^2 – 16x^2 – 25y^2 = 400 – 400 => -9y^2 = 0 => y^2 = 0 => y = 0…

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**BRAVE NEW WORLD**

**In Brave New World, John quotes Shakespeare: “O that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw…**

John quotes Shakespeare many times in this excellent novel, and you would do well to consider why Huxley gives him the allusions that he does at particular moments of the novel. This allusion that…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, what humor is found in Mr. Collins’ proposal to Elizabeth?**

Characteristic of all of Jane Austen’s work, Mr. Collins’ proposal to Elizabeth is full of witty irony. The first instance of irony is that Mr. Collins mistakes Elizabeth’s unwillingness to be left…

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**MATH**

**Is y = 2x – 4.9 a bisector of the line segment with endpoints at (-1.8 , 3.9) and (8.2 , -1.1)?**

The bisector of the line passing through (-1.8 , 3.9) and (8.2 , -1.1) would have to pass through their mid point. Now the mid point of (-1.8 , 3.9) and (8.2 , -1.1) is [(-1.8 + 8.2) / 2 , (3.9…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Romeo and Juliet, how did Romeo get the bottle of poison?**

You will find the answer to this question in Act V scene 1. Here we see a grief-stricken Romeo, determined to “lie” with his Juliet that very evening. He is planning to commit suicide and die next…

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**MATH**

**write the following expression in radical form and evaluate express as a fraction not a decimal…**

We have to evaluate (27)-2/3 (27)-2/3 => 27 – (2/3) => (27*3/3) – (2/3) => (27*3 – 2)/3 => (81 – 2) / 3 => 79 / 3 Therefore (27)-2/3 = 79/3

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**MATH**

**Express answers as radicals where necessary not as decimals: 405x to the 4th power y to the 13…**

You want 405x to the 4th power and y to the 13 power and 6 times 32 expressed as radicals. 405x to the 4th power can be written as 405*x^4 y to the 13 power can be written as y^13 6 times 32 can be…