# Please give a summary of "The Ballad of Father Gilligan."

**WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS**

**Please give a summary of “The Ballad of Father Gilligan.”**

“The Ballad of Father Gilligan” concerns an extremely humble and pious priest who is exhausted from trying to care for all of his flock and meeting their needs. In particular, he seems preoccupied…

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**ALGEBRA1**

**Find the product of roots of quadratic equation if |x1-x2|=1 and x^2=2x-m.**

The roots of the quadratic equation are x1 and x2. |x1 – x2| = 1 and x^2 = 2x – m As x^2 = 2x – m x1^2 = 2* x1 – m x2^2 = 2*x2 – m Subtracting the two we get x1^2 – x2^2 = 2( x1 – x2) => (x1 -…

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**ALGEBRA1**

**how to write a quadratic if the product of the roots is -3?**

We can write a quadratic equation with roots a and b as: (x – a)(x – b) = 0 => x^2 – (a+b)x + ab = 0 as the product of the roots is -3. => x^2 – ( a + b) – 3 = 0 Now a and b can have several…

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**TRIGONOMETRY1**

**Write the difference in tanpi/4-cosx as a product?**

We have to write tan ( pi/4) – cos x as a product We know that tan x = sin x / cos x and tan (pi/4) = 1 tan ( pi/4) – cos x => 1 – cos x we can write 1 as cos 0 => cos 0 – cos x => −2…

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**TRIGONOMETRY1**

**calculate the sum sin x+square root(1-sin^2x)**

We have to calculate sin x + sqrt ( 1 – (sin x)^2) sin x + sqrt ( 1 – (sin x)^2) => sin x + sqrt ((cos x)^2) => sin x + cos x This sum can be changed to many other forms but the basic…

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**PABLO NERUDA**

**What is “The Saddest Poem” by Pablo Neruda about?**

“The Saddest Poem” by Pablo Neruda is about lost love. The speaker laments over the loss of a lover, not who has died, but who has moved on from him. His strong connection of the poem to the stars…

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**TRIGONOMETRY1**

**Solve equationtan^2x-8tanx+12=0**

We have to solve the equation: (tan x)^2 – 8 tan x + 12 = 0 let tan x = y (tan x)^2 – 8 tan x + 12 = 0 => y^2 – 8y + 12 = 0 => y^2 – 6y – 2y + 12 = 0 => y(y -6) – 2( y – 6) = 0 => ( y -…

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**MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN**

**How does Salman Rushdie present histogriographic metafiction in Midnight’s Children?**

The style in which Rushdie presents his work helps to bring out its thematic development. I think that Rushdie’s grasp of historiography is driven by the expressions of the subjective. Rushdie…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**Do you think that Obama should run for office again in 2012?Do you think that Obama should run…**

I see no reason why Pres. Obama should not run for the presidency again in 2012. There is no obvious Democratic candidate who would clearly do better than him and so it makes sense for him to run…

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**WE ARE SEVEN**

**Explain the significance of the imagery in each poem: William Wordsworth’s “We are Seven,” and…**

The imagery used in William Wordsworth’s “We are Seven,” and Shakespeare’s Sonnet 12 both deal with age and death. In Wordsworth’s poem, the poet refers often to the images of youth regarding the…

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**WE ARE SEVEN**

**In Wordsworth’s “We are Seven,” how is rhythm created in this poem as you read each line?**

William Wordsworth’s poem, “We are Seven,” is verse written in four-line stanzas about a discussion he has with a little child regarding the number of children in her family. Two things seem to…

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**MATH**

**How Vector Space is significant in different fields? Give at least three example**

The mathematical set called Vector Space provides an environment whose properties are suitable for science and engineering fields. For instance, vector space gives the possibility to develop…

**ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE**

**Describe how organizational culture impacts on business success. travel and tourism**

Organizational culture greatly impacts business success, particularly in the industries of travel and tourism. When any organization shares a specific mission and vision based on a common goal,…

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**BUSINESS**

**Explain how a country’s economic policy influences the success of the tourism industry.**

There are a number of ways in which economic policy could influence the success of the tourism industry. First, there are ways that economic policies a government takes can have a direct impact on…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**What does the following quote from Benjamin Franklin mean?When the people find that they could…**

First of all, I would point out that this quote is not definitively attributed to Franklin. For example, I have seen this quote attributed to Poor Richard’s Almanack and it is certainly not…

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**CHEMISTRY**

**What is the difference between an acid and a base and how is pH defined?**

The hydrogen ion concentration determines if a compound is an acid or a base. A compound that is an acid increases its hydrogen ion concentration when dissolved in water. A base on the other hand…

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**HAMLET**

**How would you rate Polonius and Laertes as a father and brother, respectively? How would you…**

I like Polonius. He’s kind of a clown and an idiot, but his heart’s in the right place. I suppose it would get kind of old listening to him telling me what to do when I’m about to go off to…

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**MATH**

**What are the roots of x^3 – 2x^2 – 23x + 60?**

We have to find the roots of : x^3 – 2x^2 – 23x + 60 x^3 – 2x^2 – 23x + 60 = 0 As the equation has a highest power of x, we will have 3 roots. From the numeric term equal to 60 we know that…

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**ELEMENTARY TEACHERS**

**Celebrate different cultures/black history monthUsually my school has an assembly each year to…**

The best way to get the most out of Black History Month is by getting students involved. Have them create their own presentations. They can do this individually, but it is more meaningful in…

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**BUSINESS**

**Analyze the inter-relationship between travel and tourism.**

From the question I think you would like to know how travel impacts tourism and what their inter-relationship is. Travel is an integral part of tourism. Without tourists being able to get to their…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**What would be a good topic for a philosophical essay over The Great Gatsby? What would be a good…**

I think that you can take this particular task in many different directions. One potential avenue might involve assessing whether or not there is a sense of truth and justice in the world today….

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Research hypothesizes that an adult responds differently to the same baby depending on how the…**

Scientific studies are generally set up to test the effect of one variable (called the “independent variable”) on another variable (called the “dependent variable”). In this study, the item of…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**What do the terms “left-wing” and “right-wing” mean?**

These terms are generally used to refer to the political ideology that people or political organizations hold. The term “left” or “left-wing” is generally used to refer to more liberal ideologies…

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**ENOTES EDUCATORS GROUP**

**Important Info: Payment ChangeHello all. Just wanted to give you a heads-up that we’ve changed…**

Thanks for the heads-up. I’m not sure what other editors think, but I appreciate the opportunity to earn a little extra money every month. As a teacher in a poverty school district, I don’t earn a…

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**MATH**

**Could someone prove the rule that the sum of n squares is given by : [n(n + 1)(2n + 1)]/6**

We have to prove the sum of the squares of the first n numbers is given by n(n+1)(n+2)/6 We know that (x+1)^3 = x^3 + 3x^2 + 3x + 1, now if we write the cubes of the numbers 1 to n+1, we get 1^3 =…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**How does Great Expectations highlight sociological problems in relation to an individual ambitions?**

What an interesting question! Thinking about it, the best way to tackle this question would be to consider how Pip is changed by his “great expectations,” and in particular, how his relations with…

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**HISTORY**

**How did the Reconstruction governments in the South reflect the social changes of the time…**

One of the major social changes that was going on in the South during this time was an effort to modernize the region and bring it out of its somewhat backward antebellum state. The desire to do…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What are some reasons for Mr. Ewell to understand and agree with Scout’s point of view throughout…**

Mr. Ewell would agree with Scout on the following: Calpurnia is a mean lady. Scout thinks it because Cal is the enforcer and makes her have good manners by punishing her for wrong-doings. Ewell…

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**HISTORY**

**If the monarchy would have agreed, do you think that the Third Estate would have worked with…**

It is highly doubtful that some sort of compromise could have been worked out. The Third Estate had been exploited to the point of abuse for so long that only a major overhaul would have made a…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451,what does Bradbury reveal to his audience about humanity through the irony…**

Bradbury uses Clarisse to express that humanity as we know it is on its way to being extinguished… just like Clarisse. All those things that made Clarisse alive (the ability to appreciate…

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**HISTORY**

**How did the development of the Renaissance differ between the regions of Europe?**

There are several important differences between the Italian Renaissance and that of Northern Europe. At the end of the Middle Ages, Italian towns grew into independent city-states, governing…

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**THE RAVEN**

**What are some literary devices in stanza 12 of “The Raven”?I would like to know the allusion,…**

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” is one of great balance and rhythm; it is noted for its melodic qualities in its rhyming trochaic octameter. Stanza 12 of this poem certainly exemplifies the beauty…

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**SCIENCE**

**Explain the common clinical signs of “multiple sclerosis” (MS) in humans?In as much detail as…**

There are a lot of different possible clinical signs or symptoms of multiple sclerosis. I would suggest that you look at the following site to get the full details — it’s from a highly respected…

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**BABYLON REVISITED**

**In “Babylon Revisted,” how is the past constantly superimposed on the present, and why is that…**

This is a great question based on this excellent short story. I think to answer it we need to remember the context of what is going on here. Charlie is returning to Paris after a long absence to…

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**MATH**

**If f(x)=5x-2 and g(x)= cubed sqrt of x ( or x^(1/3)), evaluate (fog)(-8)**

We have f(x) = 5x – 2 and g(x) = x^(1/3) [ I have assumed by cubed sqrt you mean raised to the power (1/3)] We have to find fog( – 8) fog(x) = f(g(x)) = f( x^(1/3)) =5 * x^(1/3) – 2 For x = -8…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**When using MLA format, do you need to insert ellipsis points if you omit words from the beginning…**

Generally speaking, ellipses are unnecessary at the beginning of quoted sentences where words are left out. Think about the weaving of quoted material into your own paraphrased context. Sometimes…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system of equations algebraically: y=x^2+4 y=2x+7**

We have to solve the system of equations: y=x^2+4 y=2x+7 Equate the value of y => x^2+4 = 2x+7 => x^2 – 2x – 3 = 0 solving the quadratic equation we get two values of x. => x^2 – 3x + x -…

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**MATH**

**If a car’s cost, when new, is $15,000 and the rate of depreciation is 30%, how much will the car…**

The rate of depreciation is given as 30%. This means that the value of the car reduces by 30% every year. Or the value of the car after a year is 1 – 30% = 70% of its value in the previous year….

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**What is one quote that Lennie is showing kindness in Of Mice and Men?**

Some of your best options occur in chapter 1. I find much of the rest of the novel demonstrates Lennie’s efforts to fend for his own needs. In fact, even in chapter 1, his acts demonstrate his own…

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**MATH**

**How many kilometers per hour must the man travel to make the trip in 3 hours in the following…**

The man can make the trip from city A t city B at a rate inversely proportional to the time he takes. Let the distance between the two cities be D. When he travels at 60 kilometers per hour he…

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**RICHARD III**

**Who is Richmond from Richard III?**

As with every historical play that Shakespeare produced, Richard III contains an array of characters, some with several titles, and so it can be difficult to keep track of who’s who in British…

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**THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER**

**In Part II of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” what imagery is related in stanzas 7 & 8?**

The whole poem of the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” is filled with vivid imagery, and the two stanzas you refer to in your question are no exception. At the end of part 1 the mariner shoots the…

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**What is role of Marcus Brutus in Julius Caesar?**

Brutus in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is the main character, the protagonist, the tragic figure. The conspirators will not go ahead with assassinating Caesar without Brutus’s approval and…

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**HISTORY**

**How can I correct this: “Other colonies couldn’t agree whether or not to support Boston after…**

There are many correct statements that would be connected to the Intolerable Acts and the reaction of the other colonies — it just depends on how specific and detailed you want to be. For example,…

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**THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER**

**In “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” how is the killing of the albatross being avenged?**

Nature avenges the arbitrary death of the albatross by causing all the wind to cease so that the forward motion of the ship is stopped and all of the men became completely dehydrated in the…

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**ARTS**

**who made up arts and craftswho ever made up arts and crafts I love em**

Some guy who got really bored when he was camping…..

**THE GIVER**

**Why did Jonas leave the town in The Giver?**

The answer to this question can be found in Chapter Twenty-One of this great dystopian novel. Although Jonas is planning on leaving at some point, we see that in this chapter his hand is forced and…

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**BUSINESS**

**Can someone please give an example of budgetary slack?Can someone please answer this question as…**

Budgetary slack happens when a person or department that is involved in making a budget manipulates that budget for the sole purpose of making themselves look good. In order to do that, they…

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**BUSINESS**

**Can someone please explain budgetary slack?**

The creation of “Budgetary Slack” is an accounting maneuver (usually frowned-upon) to allow extra expenditures in a future cash flow. Budgetary Slack (BS) is created during the budgeting…

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**RALPH WALDO EMERSON**

**In “Self-Reliance” does society conspire against self-reliance?**

In his seminal work, “Self-Reliance,” Ralph Waldo Emerson touts the merits of rugged individualism. Conspiring against this individualism is society, which is against the manhood of all its…

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