# Use 2nd order Newton

**MATH**

Using Newton’s Interpolating Formula we construct the following table: x0=1…y[x0]=50 x1=3…y[x1]=138…y[x0,x1] = 44 x2=5…y[x2]=179…y[x1,x2] = 20.5…y[x0,x1,x2]=-5.875 P2(x) = y[x0]+…

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**MATH**

**h(x)=(x+1)^2-3 What is the minimum value of h(x)?**

We have the function h(x)=(x+1)^2-3. We need to find the minimum value of h(x). To do this we fund the first derivative of h(x) and equate it to zero. h(x) = (x+1)^2-3 h'(x) = 2(x + 1) equating it…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are 5 easy ways of conserving energy while cooking food on a stove?**

Here are five ways of saving energy while cooking food on a stove: Make sure the container you use is just the right size to accommodate all your food. If you use a container that is larger than…

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**HISTORY**

**Do the Jim Crow Laws have an impact today? Why or why not?**

Jim Crow laws continue to have an impact today, even though it is only an indirect impact. These laws continue to have an impact today because of the fact that they affected so many people who are…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why is the hearing status of Gallaudet University’s president relevant?Why is the hearing status…**

The reason that this is relevant is because of the special place of Gallaudet University in the deaf community and because of the idea that it is important for that community to be in control of…

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**HISTORY**

**Why was the Industrial Revolution a blessing?Why was the Industrial Revolution a blessing?**

The Industrial Revolution was a blessing because it made a higher standard of living available to a larger number of people. It did this by making goods more cheaply. This allowed more people to…

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**HISTORY**

**Why was the Industrial Revolution a curse?Why was the Industrial Revolution a curse?**

The best argument for the Industrial Revolution being a curse is that it created a situation in which workers had to endure very bad working conditions. It took away the dignity and independence…

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**HISTORY**

**Explain how the Industrial Revolution was a blessing.Explain how the Industrial Revolution was a…**

One blessing of the Industrial Revolution would lie in the fact that wealth increased during it. The efficiency and development of means of mass production transformed much in way of developing…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What are some examples of idiomatic expressions in Romeo and Juliet?**

By definition, an idiom is a figurative expression that has become so common that its literal meaning is no longer considered and its figurative meaning is taken for granted. Shakespeare, like…

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**MATH**

**Find the solution of the equation 5^(11x-1)=7^x**

We have to find the solution of 5^(11x-1)=7^x 5^(11x-1)=7^x => 5^11x / 5 = 7^x take the logarithms of both the sides log( 5^11x / 5) = log 7^x => log 5^11x – log 5 = x log 7 => 11x log 5 -…

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**MATH**

**Determine the side of a square if the area of the square is 45 more than the perimeter.**

We cannot compare the perimeter and the area as they have different dimensions. So we use only the magnitudes here. Let the side of the square be A. SO the perimeter is 4*A. The area is A^2. As the…

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**MATH**

**Determine the maximum of the function x^2-x-6=0.**

The vertex is the maximum/minimum point of a parabola. To find the vertex: x^2-x-6=0 ==> (x-1/2)^2-1/4-6=0 Notice if we eliminate the parentheses, the equation becomes: x^2-x+1/4-1/4-6=0….

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**MATH**

**Complete the square and solve the equation x^2+3x+…=0**

To complete the square we’ll apply the formula of the binomial raised to square: (a+b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2 x^2 + 3x + _ = 0 a = x 2xb = 3x => b = 3/2 b^2 = 9/4 To complete the square, we’ll add…

**MATH**

**What is x if 113^(3x-4)-1/113^(x-12)=0?**

What is x if 113^(3x-4)-1/113^(x-12)=0. We multiply both sides by 113(x-12): 113(3x-4)*113(x-12) – 1 = 0, as (a^m)*(a^n) = a^(m+n) by exponent rule. 113^(3x-4+x-12) = 1. 113^(4x-16) = 1 = 113^0….

**MATH**

**What is t if u(v(t))=1? u(v)=cosv v(t)=t^2**

To find t if u(v(t))=1 , u(v)=cosv and v(t)=t^2. Given u(v) = cosv and v(t) = t^2. Therefore the composite function u(v(t)) = cost^2. Therefore u(v(t)) = 1 implies cost^2 = 1. cost^2 = 1 => t^2…

**MATH**

**Find the area under the curve y= x+ 6/x, x=1 to x=2.**

To find the area of the curve y = x+6/x between x= 1 to x= 2 We know that if A(x) = Int ydx, then A(2) – A(1) represents the area under the curve y = x+6/x between the ordinates x = 1 to x = 2….

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Did Al Gore convince people that we must take immediate action to deal with climate change?Did Al…**

It would be very difficult to answer this question without taking very detailed polls. We can have some idea as to what people think on this issue, but we cannot know if Al Gore influenced their…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Generation differencesAre genrational differences an effect of changing environmental…**

Are these things mutually exclusive? It doesn’t seem that way to me. For example, younger generations today are less race-conscious than older generations. This could be attributed to more than…

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**In Julius Caesar, Antony’s servant brings a letter to Brutus. What does he say?**

I suspect you are referring to Act III, scene i, just after the Conspirators have murdered Caesar. Antony has made himself scare and sends his servant ahead of him to ask the Conspirators if he…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Identify steps to assist individuals to overcome barriers to getting health care.Identify steps…**

There are all sorts of barriers to getting health care. This means that steps to assist people will depend on which type of barrier the people are facing. For example, let’s say there is a…

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**CONSTITUTION**

**Please identify a court case based on the freedom of assembly.**

There are many examples of Supreme Court cases that deal with the assembly issue. The one I find fairly interesting is the case of Bethel School District vs. Fraser. The details of the case are…

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**BUSINESS**

**Debt Management UKDebt Management UK Getting into debts is sometimes like getting stuck in a…**

Many debt management companies are actually schemes, so be careful about this. It is true that there are legitimate ways to get out of debt, and the ways are growing since the financial crisis….

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**To what extent is society reponsible for removing access barriers to health care?To what extent…**

This, of course, is a matter of opinion. There is no correct answer as to how much society is responsible for this. I believe that a society is responsible for making access to health care be as…

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**THE STRANGER**

**Where in The Stranger does Meursault say he doesn’t care or it doesnt make a difference to…**

In general, he implies this everywhere. But his indifference is often indirect. One example is in the courtroom when he makes his statement. He says he didnâ€™t intend on killing the Arab, but he…

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**REFERENCE**

**What are some threats to validity when doing research?What are some threats to validity when…**

First of all, if any equipment is being used, it must be checked for accuracy. For example, if weighing something in the experiment, did the experimenter make sure the digital scale was on 0 before…

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**THE CALL OF THE WILD**

**In The Call of the Wild, describe Buck’s changes.**

I think that Buck changes because he learns to fully grasp the nature of human cruelty. Buck undergoes changes from a domesticated dog to a wild one as a result of all that is done to him. His…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What your views about a girl physically struggling at a young age?When compared, a boy has more…**

I think that there are a bunch of issues here in this question. If I am understanding it correctly, there is discussion as to how girls cope with the challenges posed by differences in strength…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Is it controlling that I don’t want my boyfriend to smoke cigarettes?He didn’t smoke when we…**

I do not think that this sounds controlling. However, I do think that you are going to have to decide how much this relationship means to you. I do not think that wanting someone to quit smoking…

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**THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET**

**Why is Esperanza set free as she writes the stories in Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango…**

Because the act of writing aboout and recollecting her experiences on Mango Street makes her realize that she is strong enough to leave the area. Esperanza’s narrative ends in a circular fashion;…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**What theme of Dickens does Pip’s return to the countryside of his youth emphasize? Great…**

The theme of Identity/Search for Self is emphasized in Pip’s return to the forge for his sister’s funeral in Chapter XXXV of Great Expectations. For, as Pip reflects upon the “grave” that has…

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**THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME**

**In “The Most Dangerous Game,” how does General Zaroff show the character trait “deceptive?”**

In this story, General Zaroff is not really deceptive in his dealings with Sanger Rainsford. He comes straight out and tells him that he hunts people on this island. However, his whole character…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**Ideas for an argumentative essay on The Great Gatsby? I need to write an argumentative essay on…**

You may wish to approach a theme of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby such as the illusionary quality of the American Dream and discuss the illusions of Jac Gatsby as well as the illusionary…

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**MATH**

**What is tan ( a ) if sin^2 ( a ) = 1/2 use different methods.**

Given sin^2 a = 1/2 We need to use different methods to find tan(a) We will use 2 methods: First method: We know thatsin^2 a + cos^2 a = 1 ==> cos^2 a = 1- sin^2 a = 1- 1/2 = 1/2 ==> cos^2 a…

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**MATH**

**Calculate the height of the cylinder if the volume is 42 and the circumference of the base is 6pi.**

Given that the volume of a cylinder is 42 Then we will write the formula of the cylinder: V = r^2 * pi * h = 42 where r is the radius and h is the height. Then, we need to determine the radius…

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**MATH**

**Solve using the quadratic formula: 3x^2 -5x -4 = 0**

Given the quadratic equation: 3x^2 – 5x – 4 = 0 ==> a = 3 b= -5 c = -4 We need to solve for x using the quadratic formula. We know that: x = (-b +- sqrt(b^2 -4ac) / 2a ==> x1= ( 5 +…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**In Lord of the Flies, how does the conch represent justice?**

The conch shell really represents control and a governing hand. However, it also represents justice because whoever holds the conch is to have the right to speak. So this “justice” only lasts a…

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**RELIGION**

**How does Christian tradition explain the significance of Jesus, and how does it compare to one…**

Jesus is the most significant part of the Christian tradition. Just looking at the etymology, “Christian” means, “like Christ.” The crux of Christianity is salvation through Jesus’ death on the…

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**MATH**

**What is the numbers whose sum is 31 and the product is 361**

Let the two numbers we have to find be x and y. Now their sum is 31 => x + y = 31 Their product is 361 => x*y = 361 x + y = 31 => x = 31 – y (31 – y)*y = 361 => 31y – y^2 = 361 =>…

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**THE BIBLE**

**How do the New and Old Testament relate to each other?**

The Old Testament and the New Testament of The Bible are related. The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures are the collection of books that forms the first of the two-part Christian Biblical canon. The…

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**MATH**

**Find the absolute values of z if 2z-i +5 = 3z -3i +1**

Given the complex equation: 2z -i + 5 = 3z -3i +1 We need to find the absolute value of z. First we need to rewrite z into the format of the complex number z = a+bi let us combine terms with z on…

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**MATH**

**What is t if 5 + l 2t-12 l = 7**

Given the equation: 5 + l 2t -12 l = 7 We need to find the value of t . First we will isolate the absolute values by subtracting 5 from both sides. ==> l 2t -12 l = 7-5 = 2 ==> l 2t -12 l =…

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**MATH**

**If C is the midpoint of the degment AB such that C(2,3) and A(-4,-1) find B.**

Given that the point C(2,3) is a midpoint of the line segment AB such that A(-4,-1) We need to find the other end of the line segment. We will use the midpoint formula to find the coordinates of…

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**A CHRISTMAS CAROL**

**In the story A Christmas Carol, Stave 4, what clues alert the reader to the dead buinessman’s…**

The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come leads Scrooge ahead in time to witness the preparation for burial of an “unknown” businessman. For the reader (if not for Scrooge himself), the suspicion that…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In To Kill a Mockingbird, who are the guests in the Finch home and why did they gather there?**

Toward the end of the novel, Aunt Alexandra hosts a meeting of the women’s missionary society group that she belongs to. This is where the women of Maycomb gather to discuss how to save the people…

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**ENGLISH TEACHERS**

**Teaching Notes on the Kindle (and the like)All of the responses to my previous post have been SO…**

From what I’ve read, Kindle and others have note-taking capacities. There are lots of forums out there where these things are discussed in depth. For example, try looking at the following links:…

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**MATH**

**If log a = 35 and log b= 20 calculate : log (ab) , log (a/b) , log (1/a) and log (1/b)**

Given that: log a = 35 log b = 20 We need to calculate the values of the following: 1.log (ab) We will use the logarithm properties to solve. We know that log a + log b = log ab ==> log ab = 35…

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**MATH**

**Find the perimeter of the triangle whose sides are (1,2) , (3,4) and (-1,5)**

Given the perimeter whose edges are the point A(1,2), B(3,4) and C(-1,5) We need to find the perimeter of the triangle. First we need to find the length of the sides ==> We will use the distance…

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**MARCH**

**Name 3 people March tries to help**

Financially, John March tries to help John Brown, the famous (or notorious, depending upon one’s personal leanings) abolitionist – with consequences disasterous for both March, and perhaps for many…

**MATH**

**What is the minimum values of the function v(x) = 3x^2 -3x +5 ?**

Given the function: v(x) = 3x^2 – 3x + 5 We need to find the minimum values of v(x). First we will determine the first derivative v'(x). ==> v'(x) = 6x -3 Now we will calculate the derivatives…

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**MATH**

**Find the integral of the function h(x) = x^3 -3x^2 +2 for the interval [0,1].**

Given the function h(x) = x^3 – 3x^2 + 2 We need to find the integral of h(x) for the interval [0,1] Let us integrate h(x). ==>H(x) = intg h(x) = intg ( x^3 – 3x^2 +2) dx…

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