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**HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS**

**Much of the conversation seems to be about trivial things. What purposes does this conversation…**

As is so typical of Ernest Hemingway’s minimalist style, much of the meaning of “Hills Like White Elephants” comes from what is not said and what lies beneath the surface–his renowned “iceberg…

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**MATH**

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

The given ratio is 14/15:7:10. The given ratio is ordered triple number or in simple language 3 numbers (terms) in an order. A ratio does not change in value by multiplying (or dividing) each its…

**HOMER**

**What classic stories of Homer are used in our own education?…**

Based on the article, the answer is that the narratives of Achilles and Odysseus are used in our own educational settings. Just as these works told much about Greek society, these texts are used…

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**TEACHERS**

**Free Coffee for Teachers!We just launched our latest eNotes contest giving away $100 of Stumptown…**

If the offer is for real with no strings attached, then what a nice thing to do. There is no doubt that teachers (many in small rural districts) are overworked, underpaid, and little appreciated…

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**HOMER**

**Are Homer’s masterpieces fact or fiction? the following site is to learn about the Homer’s epic…**

Clearly, Homer’s two very famous epic poems cannot be purely factual. At least, we have no reason to believe that there once existed creatures such as the cyclopes or Scylla. Therefore, these are…

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**SCIENCE**

**1) Explain datatypes in c++. 2) Explain declaration & branching control statement in c++. 3)…**

1) A datatype in any programming language defines the type of data a variable will hold in memory. The basic datatypes in C++ are: char –> character (such as “a” or b”), or a small integer…

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**REFERENCE**

**What is the natoinal/original place of Lionel Messi in 2010 in the World Cup of Soccer?**

Lionel Messi is from Argentina. He was a leading figure on the Argentinian team that competed in the 2010 World Cup. Being from Argentina, Messi is considered by many to be the heir apparent to…

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**A&P**

**Where in the story “A&P” does the dramatic conflct become apparent? from “A&P” by John…**

To best answer this question, it is important to know what “dramatic conflict” is, and once you know, if you are familiar with the story, the answer will come easily. Dramatic conflict is created…

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**MATH**

**If f(x)= 3x+6, prove that f( f(x)) is an increasing function.**

To establish that a function is increasing, we’ll have to do the first derivative test. To do the first derivative test, we’ll have to determine the result of the composition of f(x) with f(x)….

**MATH**

**Do the lines x+ 3y +7 =0, 3x+2y +11=0 and 2x+y+4=0 have a common point of interception?**

To solve this problem, we find the point of intersection of any two lines and see if that point lies on the third line. We have the equations: x+ 3y +7 =0 … (1) 3x+2y +11=0 … (2) 2x+y+4=0 ……

**MATH**

**If a, b and 8 are a GP and a, 8 and b are an AP, find a and b.**

For three terms a, b and c in a GP, ac = b^2. And for three terms a, b and c which are in an AP a+c= 2b. As a, b and 8 are in a GP 8a = b^2 And as a, 8 and b are in an AP a+b = 2*8= 16 Now we will…

**MATH**

**Solve for x ,5^4x = 2*25^x – 1**

This is an exponential equation that requires substitution technique. First, we’ll move all terms to one side, changing the sign of the terms moved. 5^4x – 2*25^x + 1 = 0 Now, we notice that 25 =…

**MATH**

**For what value of x is the following 2(tan x)^2+tan(-x)=1 true**

Now tan -x = – tan x So 2(tan x)^2 + tan(-x)=1 => 2(tan x)^2 – tan(x)=1 let Y = tan x => 2Y^2 – Y – 1 =0 => 2Y^2 -2Y + Y -1 =0 => 2Y(Y-1) +1(Y-1)=0 => (2Y+1)(Y-1) = 0 Now if 2Y +…

**NIGHT**

**What are 6 other main events after the train arrives at Birkenau until the Evacuation of Buna ?**

I think that you can find many different answers to this question. I would also suggest that there is no substitute than reading over this section of Wiesel’s narrative because the main events…

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**MATH**

**If lnx is the exponent we raise e to— how is it the area under the curve of 1/x of the…**

The area under the curve 1/x, is the definite integral of f(x) – another curve or line and between the limits x = a and x = b. Since there are not specified the limits x = a and x = b, also it is…

**RELIGION**

The word Kosher refers to a designation on processed foods and meats that shows it was prepared in such a way that it is allowable for those of the Jewish faith. Cloven-hoofed animals such as…

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**BUSINESS**

**Suppose the price of an iPod or iPad has gone up, will that affect demand or quantity demanded?…**

Price does have an effect on overall demand, but there are variables to consider in that economic equation. Since you are talking about technology items that are for sale, there is both a certain…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is the lowest possible temperature?**

The lowest possible temperature that can be physically achieved is called absolute zero. Using the third law of thermodynamics, entropy or the disorder in a substance reaches zero at absolute zero….

**SCIENCE**

**A ball is dropped on the floor from a height 40 and it rebounds a distance .4h. What is the total…**

The ball moves up by 0.4h every time it falls down, where h is just previous from which it falls. So the distance of first fall d1 = 40. The 1st rebound height d2= 40*(0.4) Then d3 = 40*0*4….

**MATH**

**What is the area of a triangle with sides 2, 5 and 7**

There is no triangle with sides 2, 5, and 7, because the sum of two sides equals the third side. Then we can not form a triangle using sides 2, 5, and 7. The area then equals 0. Let us try an prove…

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**MATH**

**Using mathematical induction prove that the sum of the first n integers is n*(n+1)/2.**

Let us express the formula as: 1+2+3…n = n*(n+1)/2 As we are supposed to prove it using mathematical induction, we have to prove that it is true for n = 1 and that if it is true for n we can show…

**THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER**

**Does “Tom Sawyer” encourage smoking among children?In Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”…**

The story is set in the mid-1800s, when the life expectancy for most Americans was under 50. Americans during that time did everything at younger ages, including getting married and having…

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**BENJAMIN FRANKLIN**

**What do you think Benjamin Franklin would like to see in an employee?If you were writing a resume…**

Based on what I know about Benjamin Franklin, I think he would like to see a basic curiosity and creative ability to solve problems while working. I think Benjamin Franklin would respect anyone…

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**THE SNIPER**

**What would the sequel be for “The Sniper”?**

“The Sniper” is about the Irish Civil War between the Republicans and Free Staters, and we learn in the story that the war has separated friends and family. At the end of the story, the sniper…

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**A HERO OF OUR TIME**

**How is the “Russian Gentleman” depicted in A Hero Of Our Time? For example, how are some of…**

He’s like “The Superfluous Man” Very Byronic in his traits and a dandy much like Onegin and Erast etc. That’s my take on it. S.

**THE MERCHANT OF VENICE**

**What is the relationship between love and wealth in The Merchant of Venice??**

Unlike most novels where love and wealth seem to come in disproportionate amount, the Merchant of Venice depicts relationships where love and wealth come together. For example, Bassanio was quite a…

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**PARADISE LOST**

**‘paradise lost as a representative of renaissance spirit’Assignment**

Think about the major ideas, concepts, and themes of the Renaissance era. Ask questions like: — What political movements affected the culture of this era? — What was the importance of religion?…

**RICHARD II**

**What roles do the Duchess of York, Duchess of Gloucester, and Queen Isabel play in King Richard II?**

The Duchess of Gloucester adds the richness of human emotion to the play. She becomes a widow when her husband dies, but their love is one based on love rather than necessity or politics, and she…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Should appellate courts have a role in making laws?Should appellate courts have a role in…**

This depends on what you mean by “making laws.” If you are talking about the actual process of legislation, I do not think that courts should be involved. These are people whose strength is their…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Is anyone against or for the death penalty, Why?Is anyone against or for the death penalty, Why?**

I am, reluctantly, for the death penalty. I believe that there are some crimes that are so heinous that society demands that there be a death penalty available. I think that society needs to feel…

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**THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES**

**In The Secret Life of Bees, what is the metaphor Lily uses at the end of pg 132?What does she mean?**

May sank down onto the floor, crying and looking so hurt inside I could almost see soft, red places up under her rib bones. May is one of the most sympathetic and compassionate characters in the…

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**IN ANOTHER COUNTRY**

**Can you tell me more about the Major?**

The Major is apparently just what he appears to be: a character with the Hemingway attitude towards his own injury. I thought he might have been derived from a person who had appeared in one of…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**What influence did Ikemefuna’s death have on on Okonkwo and Nwoye ‘s emotions?**

The death is absolutely devastating to Okonkwo as it shakes his faith in the traditions and the things that he has built his entire life and existence around. It calls into conflict many things he…

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**SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT**

**Describe the elephant from his escape until its death in George Orwell’s essay, “Shooting an…**

In “Shooting an elephant”, the master essayist of the twentieth century, George Orwell, maintains that a minor incident of shooting an elephant in colonial Burma symbolizes the evil and futility of…

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**THE GOOD EARTH**

**What are some symbols in The Good Earth?**

In The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck uses several examples of symbolism. The pearls that O-lan places between her breasts, the House of Hwang, and Wang Lung’s disabled daughter (the “fool”) are all…

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**THE GOOD EARTH**

**What are some motifs in The Good Earth?**

One of the major ones, particularly significant given the title “The Good Earth,” is the importance of land and the earth itself in people’s lives. The earth is what nourishes Wang Lung and he…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**Write about some of the ways Fitzgerald tells the story in Chapter 3 of The Great…**

You might like to focus on the following points in response to this question. Clearly this chapter tells us a lot about Gatsby’s lifestyle and how it is an obvious example of “conspicuous…

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**BATTLE ROYAL; OR, THE INVISIBLE MAN**

**What is the most important element of fiction in the “Battle Royal” story?**

Recurring throughout the “Battle Royal” passage extracted from Ralph Ellison’s Invisibile Man, are layers of conflict. First of all, Ellison introduces his novel with the observation that after…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

Keynesian economics is a school of macroeconomics that is named after the English economist John Maynard Keynes. The main idea of Keynesianism is that aggregate demand should be stimulated by the…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

Judicial review is the process by which the judicial branch is able to declare actions of the legislative and executive branches to be unconstitutional. The Supreme Court took this power for…

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**TEACHERS**

**What is the importance of a philosophical framework for a teacher?I need to understand the…**

A philosophical framework, often called your philosophy of education, is simply, what you believe about the educational process, and how you plan to approach your classroom/students given what you…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**What is the nature of the relationship between George and Lennie in Of Mice and Men? John…**

One of the major motifs of John Steinbeck’s novella, Of Mice and Men is the Fraternity of Men. Writing his work during the Great Depression, Steinbeck the Socialist perceived the terrible…

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**MATH**

**Find The Rational Zero Test && Then The Linear Factor Of h(x)=x^3-3x^2+4x-2Please Do The…**

f(x) = x^3-3x^2x+4x-2 Rational zero test is a way of finding the zeros of a polynomial by looking at the factors of the constant term divided by the coefficient of the laeding term of the…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What is the role of advertisements in today’s society?What is the role of advertisements in…**

You have a lot going on in your question/introduction. Let me encourage you to keep this introduction for brainstorming purposes, but not to feel locked in to using it in your actual essay….

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**In “The Cask of Amontillado” suggest any general comments Poe is suggesting about life and the…**

This is an interesting question to think about, because I think that Poe’s main aim in a lot of his stories is to entertain and awe the reader. A lot of his characters are slightly mentally…

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**THE WAR OF THE WORLDS**

**What were the main factors that contributed to the hysteria in the “War of Worlds”?**

If the reference point is the radio broadcast in 1938, I think that one could argue several points as to why there was panic and hysteria inducted. One one hand, the time period was of significant…

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**1984**

**In 1984, what is the bad news delivered through the telescreen?**

To Winston, almost everything from the telescreen is bad news because he can still think. Every announcement about Hate Week, or war or the fact that he has to get up and do his exercises irritates…

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**MACBETH**

**In Macbeth, how did the prophecies destroy Macbeth?**

This is an excellent question as this play presents us with a man that is essentially tortured by visions of the future that deliberately mislead him and give him false security. The witches’…

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**LITERATURE**

**Can you help me understand the short story “On Her Knees” by Tim Winton?**

“On Her Knees” is about dignity: about maintaining dignity and understanding the true meaning of dignity. The narrator supposes his mother’s dignity is devalued, perhaps destroyed, because she…

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**ARTS**

**Hollywood depiction of handicapped/disabled peopleHow does Hollywood depict people who are…**

The first Hollywood depiction that comes to mind is the movie Radio starring Cuba Gooding Jr. I would say that their depiction of Radio as a mentally retarded one was pretty accurate.