# What are the coordinates of a relative maximum point for y= x^3 + 6x^2 -8x +5 to two decimal…

**MATH**

**What are the coordinates of a relative maximum point for y= x^3 + 6x^2 -8x +5 to two decimal…**

To find a maximum or minimum, take the derivative of your function: y = x^3 + 6x^2 – 8x + 5 y’ = 3x^2 + 12x – 8 Now, set y’ = 0 0 = 3x^2 + 12x – 8 0 = 20-3 (x+2)^2 –> x = 2/3 (+/-sqrt(15)-3)…

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**REFERENCE**

**I am trying to find a cultural social networking website that is geard toward culture. Can anyone…**

Cultural networking on a cultural level occurs most visibly on community-created content Web sites. At such sites, networking is available through comments sections; through private message…

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**HISTORY**

**Why is the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 considered the outstanding achievement of Congress under…**

I would say that this is because the Northwest Ordinance was very important in allowing the various states of the infant United States to continue as one nation. It also set the stage for further…

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**THE STRANGER**

**In The Stranger, how would we describe Meursault’s behavior at the vigil?**

I would not describe his behavior as any of the characteristics we would normally expect at a moment like this in life. Most people would mourn, wonder, get angry, cry, pray, or grieve. Meursault…

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**THE STRANGER**

**In The Stranger, how does Meursault respond to the old woman crying at the vigil?**

He is almost annoyed by her. In fact, I believe Camus puts this in here for the purpose of contrast. As Mersault falls asleep at the vigil and we readers can almost feel his complaint about having…

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**HISTORY**

**What influence did the Populist Party have on American politics?**

To me, the major influence of the People’s Party (the Populists) is that it did a great deal to lead to the rise of the Progressives in the early 1900s. As an often-quoted line goes, populism…

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**THE STRANGER**

**Is there anything odd about Meursault’s reaction to his mother’s death? Why or why not?**

What is certainly odd is Meursault’s lack of a reaction. Upon hearing news of his mother’s death, his is dispassionate, nonchalant, as if he’s heard of a poor weather forecast for the upcoming…

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**1984**

**In 1984, when Winston reaches Room 101, do you believe Winston would wish the rats upon Julia?**

I have had to edit your question to make it fit enotes guidelines, and because of that I have had to change the length. I hope it still reflects the original question that you wanted to ask. Well,…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the immediate cause and what were the underlying causes of the Haymarket Riot ?**

May Day celebrations in honor of American workers are the result of the bravery and sacrifice of laborers in 1886 on Tuesday, May 4. A rally of laborers who desired an eight-hour day was planned…

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**PERSUASION**

**What does the older characters’ perspective on their own youth say about their attitudes towards…**

This is a bit of a tough cookie question because there is a lot of reminiscing among the older characters in the story, which makes us wonder if any of them have actually learned to let go of the…

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**PERSUASION**

**Is youth contrasted to maturity in the novel?**

You could say that youth is contrasted to maturity, for example, in the novel because Anne is the epitome of modern practice while other characters such as Mrs. Smith are still stuck in the old…

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**PERSUASION**

**Why doesn’t Anne just leave her family and go live with Lady Russell?**

There are several reasons: First, Anne is a single woman. No unmarried woman is supposed to leave their household unless they are married. They are supposed to go from their father’s house to their…

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**PERSUASION**

**In Persuasion, why doesn’t Anne just leave her family and go live with Lady Russell?**

This is a great question – I have often thought the same! It is clear from the very first chapter that Anne is mistreated abominably by her father and sisters. Note what is said about her (from her…

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**PERSUASION**

**To what extent is a person’s identity determined by his or her family in the novel?(persuasion)**

In the novel and in that time and place in history, your family name would establish the order of precedence in society. In the case of the Elliots, you can see how seriously Sir Walter took his…

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**MATH**

**A particle moves along the line y = 5x – 2 in such a way that its x-coordinate at time t is x =…**

We are given that y = 5x – 2. Also x = 3t, substituting x in the equation for y we get y = 5*3t – 2 or y = 15t – 2. We can differentiate this with respect to t to get dy/dt =d/dt (15t – 2)…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**How does Hosseini succeed in bringing the horror of the Taliban to life in The Kite Runner?How…**

The senseless killing of Hassan and his wife was one vivid portrayal of the brutality and profiling the Taliban embodies. The fall from privileged status of Amir’s family and friends is another….

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**SELF-RELIANCE**

**To what does Emerson compare the ordinary event of planting corn?**

I assume that you are talking about the passage in which Emerson says that each man must come to understand that … no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**What did the narrator do to Fortunato, and how long ago did this happen?**

The narrator of “The Cask of Amontiallado” is Montresor. I believe you have confused him with Fortunato, the man Montresor kills. Montresor is telling the story of how he killed Fortunato fifty…

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**MATH**

**Find the curve whose slope at the point (x, y) is 3x^2 if the curve is also required to pass…**

It is given that the slope of the curve at the point (x, y) is 3x^2. So we have dy/dx = 3x^2. Also, the curve passes through (1, -1). First let us find the general equation of the curve: dy/dx =…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**In Chapter 3 of Of Mice and Men, cite three examples of foreshadowing.**

Foreshadowing, which involves clues and hints that suggest what will happen later in the plot, often uses weather or light and dark imagery to set the tone for future occurrences. Here are examples…

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**BUSINESS**

**Why is prospecting important for a sales person?**

Prospecting is important for a sales person because it is how a sales person can get new customers. Prospecting is typically defined as the process of finding potential new customers. This is, of…

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**MATH**

**The product of two positive real numbers x and y is 20. Find the minimum possible value of their…**

Let the numbers be x and y Then the product of x and y is: x*y = 20 Now we need to determine th minimum of their sum Let f(x) = x + y But x*y = 20 ==> y = 20/x ==> f(x) = x + (20/x) Now to…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**What is the role of women in Sophocles’s Oedipus the King?**

This is an interesting question because the only female character in the play who has a speaking role is Oedipus’ mother/wife, Jocasta (Iocasta). Jocasta tries to mediate the dispute between…

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**HISTORY**

**When was the first car invented?**

This is one of those things where the answer is really not as cut and dried as you would think that it ought to be. I think this is very often the case with inventions. Inventions often build on…

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**HISTORY**

**What were American soldiers’ feelings about the Vietnam War?What were American soldiers’ feelings…**

Certainly, as with any war, one will find divergent examples of soldiers’ impressions of it. Yet, I think that the Vietnam War featured a high number of soldiers experiencing resentment at their…

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**RELIGION**

**A sanctuary has 3 parts. I know what the courtyard stands for. Can someone tell me what the…**

The “Holy Place” in the tabernacle, as I understand it, is the first room in the tent. This room (in addition to housing the menorah, the table of showbread and the golden alter of incense) houses…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**From a thematic point of view, compare and contrast between the play The Crucible and the short…**

I think that there are some distinct points of similarity between both works. From a thematic point of view, the issue of social punishment as a way of silencing “the other” is evident. Both…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate the sum 1/2+1/6+…+1/k(k+1)**

To find the sum 1/2 +1/6+..1/k(k+1). We know that 1/k(k+1) = 1/k-1/(k+1). Therefore the term by term we can write as below: 1/2 = (1//1-1/2). 1/6 = (1/2-1/3). 1/12 = (1/3-1/4). 1/(20 = (1/4…

**THE WAR OF THE WORLDS**

**In H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, where do the people jump into the river to escape the…**

Near the end of chapter 12 – “What I Saw of the Destructionof Weybridge and Shepperton” – in H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, a frenzied crowd, including the narrator, rush into the river to…

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**MATH**

**Apply matrix to solve simultaneous equations x + y – 5 = 0 2x – y -1 = 0**

x + y – 5 = 0 ==> x + y = 5………..(1) 2x – y – 1 = 0 ==> 2x – y = 1………(2) We will use the elimination method to solve: Let us add (1) t0 (2): ==> 2x + x + y – y = 5 + 1 Reduce…

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**MATH**

**Define “universal set” with examples.**

In a discussion all sets are cosidered to be the subset of big set . Such a big set of which all other sets under discussion are subsets is called the universal set. We normally use the symbol U…

**SCIENCE**

**What is the hieght of a sparrow Hawk No**

This is a general idea of their height:The adult male is 29–34 cm (11–13 in) long, with a wingspan of 59–64 cm (23–25 in) and a mass of 110–196 g (3.9–6.9 oz).The female is much larger…

**MATH**

**A bank pays interest at the rate of 11% on $6000 deposited in an account. After how many years…**

The original amount deposited is $6000. The rate of interest is 11%. Now we need to determine how long it takes for the money to triple. Here we use the formula for compounding of interest as every…

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**ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE**

**Give an example of an unexpcted twist or turn in any of the Sherlock Holmes stories.**

Many of the Sherlock Holmes stories involve surprise endings, so you could pick just about any of the stories as an example of this. I will use, as my example, “The Man with the Twisted Lip.” In…

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**MATH**

**The population of an island increases by 10% each year. After how many years will the original…**

Let the original population of the island be P. Now the population is increasing at 10% every year. But we have to remember that we have to use the formula for compounding here as those who are…

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**MATH**

**Find the roots of the equation 2*1156^x-1=(2*17)^x.**

We notice that 1156=34^2! (1) We also notice that the right side term (2*17)^x = 34^x We’ll raise to x both sides the equality (1): 1156^x = 34^2x We’ll re-write the equation in this manner:…

**MATH**

**Convert from degrees to radians : 30;131;170.**

We have to convert 30 , 131 and 170 from degree to radian. Now we know that 2*pi radians is equal to 360 degrees. Therefore we get 1 degree = 2*pi/360 radian To convert any angle given in degrees…

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**MATH**

**Determine the point with equal coordinates on the line y= 0.5x -0.5**

We need to find the point with equal coordinates on the line y= 0.5x -0.5. The point can be expressed as (m, m). Now, as this lies on the line y= 0.5x -0.5 , we have m = 0.5*m – 0.5 subtract 0.5*m…

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**MATH**

**Find the indefinite integral of y=1/(x^2+4x+4)?**

We have to find the integral of y=1/(x^2+4x+4). Now we see that y = 1 / (x^2+4x+4) => y = 1 / (x+2)^2 Let us use the notation p = x+2 We see that dp = dx => Int [y/dy ]= Int [dx/ (x+2)^2]…

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**LITERATURE**

**Should an audience always relate to the downfall of a tragic hero moralistically?**

Like Oscar Wilde said once, art does not advocate to morality or immorality, but to art itself. In that same note, if a work of art is well-written (he would also say) it would produce in the…

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**MATH**

**What is the linear function f if the graph of f passes through the point (1;3) and (2;1) ?**

A linear function is determined when it’s coefficients are determined. y = f(x) = mx + n So, in order to determine y, we’ll have to calculate the coefficients m and n. Since the function is…

**THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET**

**What are the characters, setting and plot of “The House on Mango Street”?**

These questions have been previously asked and answered. Please see the links below, and thank you for using eNotes.

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**MATH**

**Find n if m=3 and the arithmetic mean of f(m) and f(n) is 15,5 for f(x)=x/3 + 10.**

We need to find n if m=3 and the arithmetic mean of f(m) and f(n) is 15,5 for f(x)=x/3 + 10. Now if m = 3, f(m) = f(3) = 3/3 + 10 = 11. Therefore the value of f(x) point corresponding to x=3 is…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**In Chapter 4 – 6, What is the ironic sign which comes down from the world of grown-ups?**

As Ralph is hoping that if only they could get a “grown-up sign” to show them what grown-ups would do in a specific situation, unknown to the kids, that night an airplane was shot down. As a…

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**MATH**

**Solve the simultaneous equations – 7x/2 + y= – 17/2 y – 14x/9= – 24/9**

– 7x/2 + y= – 17/2 y – 14x/9= – 24/9 First we will rewrtie both equations to get rid of the denominator: -7x/2 + y = -17/ 2 Let us multiply by 2: ==> -7x + 2y = -17 ……..(1) For the second…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**Describe Crook’s attitude toward white people. John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men**

Crooks’s attitudes towards white people may not be any different than those he would profess to everybody else. As a black man in a racially divided society, he has been psychologically castrated…

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**MATH**

**Find the extreme point of f(x)=3-3x^2.**

f(x) = 3 – 3x^2 First let us find the critical points where the function f(x) changes signs or directions: To find crtitical points we will need to differentitae f(x): ==> f'(x) = – 6x Now the…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**In the state of TX what will be the punishment for 1st Degree murder, attempted aggravated…**

According to the law in Texas, murder can be of the second degree if it is not planned and occurred due to emotions that arose in the situation the defendant was in. First degree murders are those…

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**GRAMMAR**

**Hello everyone I wanted to ask what type of phrases are these how they can be parsed if anyone…**

1.guilty of serious crime “of serious crime” is a prepositional phrase where crime is the object of “of”. Out of context, I am uncertain how to categorize this phrase. 2.the little girl next…

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**MATH**

**What is the equation of the line that passes through the point (-1;1) and (0;3)?**

We have to find the line passing through the points (-1,1) and (0,3). The equation of the line through the points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is given by y-y1 = [(y2- y1)/ (x2 – x1)]*(x – x1) Here we…