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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Describe the relationship between piggy and ralph changes during the novel? and what impact does…**

You only get one question, so I’ll address the first. The relationship between these two changes as Lord of the Flies progresses. Initially, Ralph is not particularly interested in Piggy in any…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are some of the arguments for and against the primary sentencing structures of determinate…**

I’m going to cheat and say that I want a mixture of the two. I think that there should be determinate sentencing, but that there should be ways of having sentences outside the prescribed range in…

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**SCIENCE**

**Please help me match these words with their definitions.Answer Potential Matches: ATP…**

ATP – energy is created when its bond is broken Kinetic Energy-energy of motion Anabolic reactions-make molecules cellular respiration-process by which cells produce energy ADP- resulting molecule…

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**SONG OF MYSELF**

**Could someone break down the 2nd verse of this poem?I have 20 questions to answer but I am…**

Walt Whitman’s long, free-verse poem, “Song of Myself” is probably his most important, and most quoted work. It consists of an astounding 52 sections in which Whitman celebrates humanity and…

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**GRAMMAR**

**What is the simple subject in this sentence: The three girls cannot find their red shirts.**

I’m a little surprised that in 9th grade you’re still struggling with subjects in grammar. That being said, I’m guessing you do know the answer to this if you’re given a quick reminder of what a…

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**HUNTERS IN THE SNOW**

**In the short story “Hunters in the Snow,” who is the protagonist?**

Tub is the protagonist. He is the first character introduced, and the story is told from his perspective. He is not intended to be a hero character, but simply the one whose perceptions color the…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are some promising developments in criminal investigation technology that have emerged in…**

I would have to highlight the recent advances in DNA technology as one of the more important crime fighting advances in the last 20 years. It has gotten so much more reliable that dozens of people…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What does the sow’s head symbolize in Lord of the Flies?**

The sow’s head in Lord of the Flies is both a literal and figurative element in this novel. Literally, it is the head of a dead sow which Jack has his hunters prop up on a stick as a kind of…

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**THE SWIMMER**

**What is the time period of “The Swimmer”?**

John Cheever’s short story “The Swimmer” was published in 1964. The setting of the story is the American suburbs, which flourished following the end of World War II. While no definitive date is…

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**MATH**

**Solve log 5 [ 3^(x-5) – 2 ] = 0**

log5 [3^(x-5) -2] = 0. To solve for x. Solution: 0 = log5 (1) So the equation could be written as: lo5 [3^(x-5) – 2] = log 5 (1). Take antilog. 3^(x-5) -2 = 1. Add 2. 3^(x-5) = 2+1 = 3 = 3^1….

**ESSAY LAB**

**Can you tell me about importance of time?I need to write a paragraph on the importance of time.**

Your question could use a little more clarification in order to reach the target you desire in an answer. From what I can see, you might be writing an essay in an English 101 class and you have…

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**MATH**

**Determine the line 3x – ay – 2 = 0 if it’s parallel to the line y = 1 – x .**

3ax-ay=0 and y = 1-x are the two given lines: The second equation can be written as: x+y-1 = 0. We know that the two lines a1x +b1y+c1 = 0 and a2x+b2y+c2 = 0 are || iff a1/a2 = b1/b2. a1 = 3 ; b1…

**MATH**

**Determine the intercepting point of the curve y=x^2-4x+9 and the line y=7-x .**

y =x^2-4x+9 and y = 7-x has the same y cooerdintes at the intercepting points. So x^2-4x+9 = 7-x. Subtract 7-x from both sides. x^2-4x+9 -7+x = 0 x^2-3x +2 = 0. Factorise left. x^2-2x-x-2…

**SCIENCE**

**BERMUDA TRIANGLE MYSTERY SOLVED!!??Computer studies of ocean floors around the world,…**

Those theories that you are citing have been around for at least 35 years because I remember reading about them when I was quite young. I agree with the first post here — there is nothing to the…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x 5^(x^2-5x) – 1/15625 = 0**

This is an exponential equation, and we notice that we could write 1/15625 = 1/5^6 1/5^6 = 5^-6 We’ll write the equation again: 5^(x^2-5x) – 5^-6 = 0 5^(x^2-5x) = 5^-6 We’ll use the one to one…

**MATH**

**Solution of the equation log7x – 1 = log7 .**

log7x -1 = log7. To solve for x. Solution: log7x – 1= log7 Add 1 to both sides: log7x = 1+log7, log7 +logx = 1+log7, as logab = loga+logb. Subtract log7. logx = 1 Take antilog: x =10

**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**In The Chrysalids, what are the events that cause David to have any character changes within the…**

Certainly Chapter 1 when David befriends Sophie and catches a glimpse of her feet causes the child David to find a discrepancy between what he has been taught and the truth as he experiences it….

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**What places does Victor Frankenstein travel to throughout the book? I know Victor goes to Geneva…**

One interesting element to all the places where Victor Frankenstein travels is the frigidity of these places and the whiteness of the settings with the ice and the snow-covered mountains. Thus,…

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**MATH**

**Determine the relative position of the lines y = x + 1 and y = 3 – x.**

The relative position of 2 lines could be: concurrent, parallel or perpendicular. We’ll verify if the given lines are intercepting each other. For this reason, we’ll verify if the system formed by…

**SCIENCE**

**When 50 cm^3 of liquid X is mixed with 100 cm^3 of water, the volume of the mixture is found to…**

The correct answer is D. Every liquid, regardless of its composition, has some spaces between the molecules of the liquid. This is especially true for polar molecules like water which are…

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**THE LITTLE PRINCE**

**In Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince, what are two main lessons that the prince learns, and who…**

One of the most important lessons is learned through the fox. It can be said that through the fox the prince learns the value of faithfulness. The prince has wandered far from his own planet and…

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**THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES**

**How does Lily’s quest to find out about her mother turn into a quest to discover her inner self…**

Lily’s mother died when Lily was only four or five. She has flashbacks to the night her mother was shot, and, at times, she sees herself holding the gun. Other times, either her mother or her…

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**SCIENCE**

**Four balloons of equal size are each filled with a gas under one of the following conditions: A)…**

In answering this question, I am going to assume that as each of the balloons is filled, the starting temperature will remain constant as the balloons are then observed over a period of time. If…

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**SCIENCE**

**concept of 1.cell signaling 2.cellular communication 3.host parasite interactioncell signaling…**

continuation… Intercellular Chemical MessengersThree types.(1) A hormone that enable the hormone-secreting cell to communicate with the cell acted upon by it, the target cell, with blood…

**ANNABEL LEE**

**How did Annabel Lee die in this poem?**

We do not know exactly how Annabel Lee died in this poem. We are told two things that might be relevant. First, we are told that a cold wind blew from a cloud and that was (it is implied) what…

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**ETHAN FROME**

**What roles were women expected to fill in Ethan Frome, in particular the Gilded Age, and how did…**

The Post Civil War restoration and growth period known as the Gilded Age had different roles for different people. However, the role you played in society back then as a woman was directly…

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**THE HOUSE OF MIRTH**

**What roles were women expected to fill during the Gilded Age? Did this in anyway affect their…**

The Gilded Age, historically speaking, is made up of a social group that is no different than the Georgian, Victorian, nor Edwardian England in terms of the expectations of women’s roles. During…

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**HEART OF DARKNESS**

**What is Impressionism and is Joseph Conrad an impressionist? Give textual evidence from Heart of…**

Impressionistic literature can be defined as a work created by an author that centers on the thinking and feelings of the characters and allows the reader to draw his or her own interpretations and…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**“How should one live” according to Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle.**

Plato is famed for his quip “The unexamined life is not worth living”. (Actually, Socrates is given credit for this, but it is difficult to separate Plato from Socrates. So for our purposes we will…

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**SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES**

**What Year does the book Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury take place in?**

Something Wicked this Way Comes was written by Ray Bradbury in 1962. The year the story takes place is not actually specified. All we know is that it opens on October 23rd. Given that the…

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**AMADEUS**

**In “Amadeus,” how does Salieri seek immortality? Explain how Salieri speaks of his great desire…**

There are a couple of issues present in the question. The first would be Salieri’s bargain with God. This is facilitated on the idea that Salieri knew as a young boy how committed he was to the…

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**WE WEAR THE MASK**

**In “We Wear the Mask” …Why doesn’t the speaker want the world to see “our tears and…**

In this poem, Dunbar is talking about why (in his opinion) black people acted the way they did — why they did not show their displeasure and unhappiness when they were being oppressed. I think…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**Why do you think that Squealer’s argument was ‘unanswerable?’**

I assume that you are talking about the part at the end of Chapter 5 where the animals want Snowball back. Squealer asks them if they really want Jones back. Orwell says this was unanswerable….

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**A FAREWELL TO ARMS**

**how is a farewell to arms a tragedy genre?I’m having a little problem here. My essay question is…**

According to Aristotle’s Poetics, a “Tragedy, then, is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of artistic…

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**A ROSE FOR EMILY**

**What other interpretations are possible about “A Rose for Emily” which are different from or even…**

Interesting question- I am sure you will get more perspective answers. Faulkner presents us with a stamp of the Old South, and how hard it is for some to shift paradigms in times of change. Emily…

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**A MODEST PROPOSAL**

**How can we criticise ” A Modest proposal” By Jonathan Swift according to events in history at the…**

Swift wrote “A Modest Proposal” as a satirical solution to aide the 1729 Irish impoverished population; he suggested that they sell their children to the upper classes for food. Contrary to popular…

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**THE LUMBER ROOM**

**What are examples of humour in “The Lumber Room” by Saki?**

NICHOLAS PLACES A FROG IN HIS BREAKFAST WHEN THE AUNT SAYS TGA NICHOLAS IS NOT ALLOWED TO GO TO THE GOOSEBERY GARDEND WHEN THE AUNT IS CHALLENGED SHE CHANGES THE SUBJECT EHEN NICHOLAS LOOKS AT…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Discuss how you think government policies affect your community, the city, the country as a…**

I already know that this answer has been talked about, complained about, debated, and almost turned into a cliche – but as a teacher (and particularly for public school teachers) the No Child Left…

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**THE MERCHANT OF VENICE**

**illustrate the theme of love for money and wealth in the Merchant of Venice?**

Many works of literature deal with conflicts between love and money. In The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare takes a more unusual approach to this subject, treating love as just another form of…

**THE MERCHANT OF VENICE**

**Could you provide some examples of the theme of love for money and wealth in The Merchant of…**

Renaissance Venice was a wealthy city due to trade. Men like Antonio could and did become extremely rich with a fleet of ships trading with the east. Men like Shylock, a Jew, however could only…

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**PYGMALION**

**Compare colonel Pickering and professor Higgins in Pygmalion by G. B. Shaw.**

You already have a very thorough discussion of these two characters in Pygmalion. I would simply add a couple of things. Pickeringis, indeed, a rather harmless foil to Higgins, and he is the one…

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**MATH**

**f(x) = (x-3)/(x+1) find f'(0)f(x) = (x-3)/(x+1) find f'(0)**

f(x) = (x-3)/(x+1) Let f(x) = u/v such that: u= x-3 ==> u’ = 1 v= x+1 ==> v’= 1 f'(x) = (u’v- uv’)/v^2 = [1*(x+1) – (x-3)*1]/ (x+1)^2 = (x+1 – x + 3)/ (x+1)^2 =…

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**MATH**

**if a, 3, b, 11 is an arthimetical progression, find a and b.if a, 3, b, 11 is an…**

a, 3, b, 11 is an arthimatical progression, then: a1= a a2= a + r = 3………(1) a3= a+ 2r = b ……..(2) a4= a+ 3r = 11…….(3) Now using the slimination method, subtract (1) from (3):…

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**MATH**

**log 2x + log 5 = log (4x+2)log 2x + log 5 = log (4x+2)**

log 2x + log 5 = log (4x + 2) We know that: log a + log b = log a*b ==> log 2x*5 = log (4x+2) ==> log 10x = log (4x+2) ==> 10 x = 4x + 2 ==> 6x = 2 ==> x= 2/6 = 1/3 ==> x= 1/3

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**POETRY**

**Write a summary/ paraphrase of poem “The River” by A K Ramunanjan.**

I think that assessing the role of poets in “The River” might be a good starting point to paraphrase its meaning. Ramunajan’s poem calls out the poets who have a tendency to glorify or…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the line that passes through (1, 3) and (-1, 4).Find the equation of the…**

We have the points (1,3) and (-1,4) passes through a line. The equation for the line is: y-y1 = m (x-x1) where m is the slope. m= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) = (1/-2 = -1/2 y-3= (-1/2)(x-1) y-3 =…

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**MATH**

**Solve x.e for sqrt (x^2-3) = x-5.Solve x.e for sqrt (x^2-3) = x-5.**

sqrt (x^2 – 3) = x-5 First let us square both sides: [sqrt(x^2-3)]^2 = (x-5)^2 ==> (x^2 -3) = x^2 – 10x + 25 Reduce similar : ==> -3 = -10x + 25 ==> 10x = 28 Now divide by 10: ==> x =…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**Why did Pip think that Miss Havisham was his benefactor?**

For Pip, who is summoned to “play” at Satis House very early on in the novel, Miss Havisham seems to be the only person who could possibly be his benefactor for various reasons. Primarily, Pip is…

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**MATH**

**solve the system: x-2y = 5 2x-y = 3solve the system: x-2y = 5 2x-y = 3**

x-2y = 5 ………(1) 2x – y = 3 ………(2) To solve the system , we will use the elimination method: multiply (1) by -2 and add to (2); ==>-2x + 4y = -10 ==> 2x – y = 3 ==> 3y = -7…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**Romeo and Juliet inclass essay. Three points to write about?I have to write an in class essay…**

The audience for Romeo and Juliet is positioned to feel pity for the young lovers as they battle against their families’ conflicts. The play opens with specific information on the long-held…