# What are the major political issues that face Venezuela today?

**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**What are the major political issues that face Venezuela today?**

In my mind, the most challenging political issues that face Venezuela come down to the presence of Hugo Chavez. As the singular leader that has a control of the political state of Venezuela, much…

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**MATH**

**What is the critical value of the function -3x^2 + 6x ?**

We have to find critical values of -3x^2 + 6x. Now the critical values of a function f(x) are points where f'(x) = 0 Here f(x) = -3x^2 + 6x f'(x) = -3*2*x + 6 = -6x + 6 Equating this to zero =>…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Why do laws exist?AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 2**

Laws exist because people are selfish and greedy and would steal from and kill each other if they could. That, at least, is how most thinkers see the question. This is the answer given by…

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**MATH**

**What is the domain of the function y=ln(x^2-3x+2) ?**

y= ln (x^2 – 3x + 2 ) We need to find the domain of the fuction y. The domain of y is all x values where the function is defined. We know that ln (x^2 – 3x + 2 ) only defined if ( x^2 – 3x + 2 ) is…

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**THE HIDING PLACE**

**how do i find a character sketch of all the characters in the hiding place**

hahaha i hav been trying to find one for the last 2 or 3 hours….i still havnt finished this character list thats due 2morrow. So yea good luck, there are some for most of the minor characters and…

**MATH**

**What is x if x^2+(1/x^2)+x+(1/x)=4 ?**

We have to solve for x given that x^2+(1/x^2)+x+(1/x) = 4 Now x^2+(1/x^2)+x+(1/x) = 4 Let x + 1/x = y => x^2 + 1/x^2 + 2 = y^2 => x^2 + 1/x^2 = y^2 -2 Therefore x^2+(1/x^2)+x+(1/x) = 4 =>…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**I need tips on writing a monologue for Scout.A short monologue on Scout from the novel ”To Kill…**

I realize you could likely do almost anything you want for this assignment. In order to fully capture Scout’s humor, innocence, and wisdom-beyond-her-years, I would choose a scene and write the…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation x^4 – 5x^2 – 36 = 0**

We have to solve x^4 – 5x^2 – 36 = 0 Let y = x^2 Now x^4 – 5x^2 – 36 = 0 => y^2 – 5y – 36 = 0 => y^2 – 9y + 4y – 36 =0 => y(y -9) + 4(y – 9) = 0 => (y + 4)(y – 9) = 0 For y + 4 = 0, y =…

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**CONAN DOYLE**

**In The Adventure of the Speckled Band why did Helen not hear the whistle from when her sister…**

Helen’s mother used to receive a sum of 1000 pounds a year which after her death passed on to her family that consisted of Helen and her twin sister Julia, and their step father. According to the…

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**TEACHER TIPS**

**Any suggestions how to update preprinted material?Hello all. I want to amend some of my last…**

To be honest with you, the suggestion I have will sound tedious at first, but in the long run, I think you will be happy if you do it. I suggest you convert all of your paper files to hard copies…

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**MATH**

**Find the center and radius of the circle x^2-14x+y^2+4y=-28**

The centre of the circlewith equation x^2+y^2+2gx+2fy+c = 0….(1)is (-g , -f) To the centre of the circle whose equation is x^2-14x+y^2+4y=-28. The given equation could be brought to the…

**MATH**

**find the equation of the circle with the center (2,1) if the circle passes through (4,1)**

The equation of a circle with centre and radius r is (h,k) is (x-h)^2+(y-k)^2 = r^2. Therefore the equation of the circle whose centre is (2,1) is (x-2)^2 + (y-1)^2 = r^2……(1). Since this…

**HAMLET**

**What are the results of Ophelia’s madness in Hamlet?**

The major result of Ophelia’s madness could rightly be assumed to be Laertes willingness to go along with Claudius’ plan to kill Hamlet. They arrange the duel, the poison is placed on the sword…

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**MATH**

**Form the quadratic if the roots are 5/3 and 3/5**

The roots of the quadratic equation are 5/3 and 3/5 For a quadratic equation with roots x1 and x2, the equation can be written as (x – x1)*(x – x2) = 0 Therefore we have (x – 5/3)(x – 3/5) = 0 Make…

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**DOCTOR FAUSTUS**

**Discuss how Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus is a tragedy relevant to all times.**

One of the fundamental issues in Marlowe’s work comes down to whether or not the risk is worth the reward. Is the risk of eternal damnation worth the price of Fautus’ gaining of earthly power and…

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**MATH**

We have to find dy/dx. Now we are given that : xy – 5 = x^(3/2) Differentiate both the sides with respect to x => d/dx (xy – 5) = d/dx( x^(3/2)) => d/dx (xy) – d/dx(5) = d/dx( x^(3/2)) =>…

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**A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM**

**Identify the significance of the setting, including the major shifts in locale that take place,…**

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, the settings of the different scenes reflect the “realities” of the world the characters inhabit during the play. The Elizabethans believed that…

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**A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM**

**What is the significance of the setting of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? What major shifts in…**

Shakespeare uses two distinctly different locations in the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. One (the setting at the beginning and end of the play) is the court and city of Athens in ancient Greece,…

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**A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM**

**What is the relationship between the four plot lines (Athenian lovers, fairies, royalty, rude…**

In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, comedy finds its way into all four plot lines, though less with nobility, and more with the lovers, fairies and common-workers-turned-actors. It may be…

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**MATH**

**Determine f'(3) from first principles if f(x)=-5x^2.**

We have to find f'(3) for f(x)=-5x^2, using the first principle. Now from the first principle, f'(3) = lim [f(x) – f(3)]/(x-3), for x->3 => f'(3) = lim (-5x^2 + 45)/(x – 3), for x->3 =>…

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**LITERATURE**

**In Gillian Clarke’s “Lament”, give three examples from this anti-war poem that convey the poem’s…**

[I can only provide you with one answer per posting. eNotes editors are not permitted to do more.] There are several items that identify Gillian Clarke’s, “Lament,” as an anti-war poem, conveyed in…

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**MATH**

**The sum of n terms of an arithmetic series is 5n^2-11n for all values of n. Detemine the common…**

We are given that the sum of n terms of an arithmetic series is 5n^2-11n. Now in an arithmetic series the difference between consecutive terms is the same. We first find the sum of n+1 terms This…

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**TRIFLES**

**Comment upon the use of symbolism in “Trifles.”**

In Trifles, Susan Glaspell seems to use the bird to reflect upon the communication, or lack thereof, Mrs. Wright has with the outside world. Mrs. Wright has been accused of murdering her husband….

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**TRIFLES**

**How is the setting of Trifles symbolic of Minnie Wright?**

The setting of the play Trifles by Susan Glaspell is symbolic of Mrs. Wright. The stage is set in a small, dark kitchen in a small house. It does not have any decoration: it is without color and…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**I am writing an essay comparing and contrasting Soraya and Amir from The Kite Runner. I’m curious…**

Quite often, thesis statements for compare and contrast papers are “blatantly obvious” because they simply state that the writer is going to look at similarities and differences. They are often in…

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**THE SIGNAL-MAN**

**Explain how fate is a theme in “The Signal-man” in no less than 3 ideas that support fate.**

“The Signal-Man” by Charles Dickens reflects the anxiety that the Victorians felt about technological progress occurring during the Industrial Revolution. In this story, tragedies occur in spite…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**How is love presented in Shakespeare’s Comedies?Discuss the various iterations of “love” that…**

Your question required quite a bit of editing in order to focus your query. I have related this version of your question to the Comedies, of which, Romeo and Juliet is not one. Please re-frame…

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**MATH**

**Determine the exact radian measure for each angle, given that 30 degree is exactly pie/6 rad. a)…**

Since 30 = pi/6, we’ll prove using the rule of 3: 30 deg. …………pi/6 rad 60 deg……………..x rad ——————————– We’ll cross multiply and we’ll get: 30*x = 60*pi/6 We’ll…

**ONCE UPON A TIME**

**What are some examples of literary devices used in “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer?**

The frame narrative is the opening literary device that Gordimer uses in the story. In true postmodern fashion, she creates a story of which she is a part. Her defiance at the “need” to write a…

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**LANGSTON HUGHES**

**What was Langston Hughes’ poetic contribution?**

I would say that Hughes’ greatest and largest contribution to poetry is to bring voice to those who were silenced by the cultural majority. Hughes’ poetry is especially powerful because it speaks…

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**MATH**

**Determine the image of the function f(x)=x^2-6x+5 for x>=4**

f(x) = x^2-6x+5. To determine the image of the function for x> 4.. f(x) = x^2-6x+5. f(x) = x^2-5x -x+5. f() = x(x-5)-1(x-5). Threfore f(x) = (x-1)(x-5). f(x) is a continous funtion. Therefore…

**HISTORY**

**How did people cope with the problems they faced during the Depression?**

First of all, you should realize that there may be a specific answer in your text that you are supposed to give. This is a very broad question and different texts may well answer it in different…

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**SOMERSET MAUGHAM**

**What is the plot of “The Verger” by Somerset Maugham?**

Unfortunately I had to edit your question to meet the eNotes guidelines of one question per post. Maugham’s “The Verger” is a simple tale about a simple man who does his duties with great joy and…

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**ROBERT FROST**

**How was Robert Frost’s life reflected in his poetry?What where the personlity traits that where…**

Robert Frost’s life was reflected in his poetry in a variety of ways. For instance, from an early age, Frost was raised in New England, and New England, of course, provides the setting and the…

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**MACBETH**

**Of all the female characters in Shakespeare’s tragedies, Lady Macbeth stands out in ambition and…**

This is a huge question. One for which I narrowed the focus to a discussion of the female characters in Shakespeare’s tragedies. I’m afraid that there are a least a few more female characters who…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In Chapter 10 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, why didn’t Atticus tell his kids that he was…**

Before this event, Jem and Scout looked at their father as loving and intelligent, but weak. After learning that he has this skill, they no longer think so. Scout wants to tell others about her…

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**WILLIAM WORDSWORTH**

**Can someone prove that there is a relationship between the structure (imagery, meter, sound.. )…**

In William Wordsworth’s “She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways,” the imagery used describes Lucy as one who is cut off from the world. Lucy lives among the untrodden ways (where few walk), and there…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**Discuss the role played by Magwitch in the life of Pip in Great Expectations.**

Magwitch, the “convict, ” plays a key role in Great Expectations, both thematically and plot-wise. Magwitch is a simple and kind man in some ways, but is always on the wrong side of the law….

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**SIR THOMAS WYATT**

**Discuss the relationship between the structure, imagery, meter, etc. and the content of Sir…**

In Sir Thomas Wyatt’s poem, “I find no peace, and all my war is done,” the reader has a sense of a man conflicted by the world around him. This poem is written as a Petrarchan (Italian) sonnet…

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**EMILY DICKINSON**

**Can someone prove that there is a relationship between the structure (language, meter etc.. ) and…**

In Emily Dickinson’s “It dropped so low—in my Regard,” I can see that there is a relationship between the language and the meter chosen, and the poem’s structure. The meter of the poem is also…

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**BUSINESS**

**How might a production possibility curve be used in assessing a country’s economic problems?**

A production possibilities curve or production possibility frontier can be used to determine whether a country is producing to its full potential. So it could tell you whether a country has…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Why did Silas move to Raveloe in Silas Marner?**

The main reason Silas moved to Raveloe has to do with his “friend” Wiliam Dane. In the town where he lived before, he and Dane were religious buddies and they attended the same church. Dane made…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**What kind of person is William Dane in Silas Marner by George Eliot?**

William Dane is a terrible and extremely conniving person who will basically go to any lengths to get what he wants. He is one of Silas’ friends and they actually meet because of their shared…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Describe relationship between Silas and William Dane in Silas Marner?**

William Dane and Silas Marner were such close friends that they even nicknamed them “David and Jonathon.” However, William had a dark heart. One day when the deacon of the town got ill and everyone…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Recount the incident in Lantern Yard that changed Silas’ life in Silas Marner.**

Silas had been sitting with the aging Deacon and thought him to be getting better when he noticed that the man had in fact perished and William had not shown up to relieve him. He was then…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Contrast Silas’ life in Lantern Yard with that in Raveloe in Silas Marner.**

In Lantern Yard, Silas is outwardly happy, the ony curious thing about him is the long trances he falls into during worship services. He has a wonderful group of friends, he is preparing to marry…

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**THOMAS HARDY**

**Would you agree with the statement: “Death is a common theme in Hardy’s poetry”?**

I must admit, I would want to widen the statement to refer generally to Hardy’s sense of pessimism in his poetry. Death of course is just one aspect that he touches upon, but you will also want to…

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**SCIENCE**

**Which of the following variety of coal is used in household purposes: bituminous or anthracite?**

Coal is a fossil fuel that formed during the Carboniferous period when plant materials were buried underwater, preventing their decomposition. Over time, due to pressure and heat, various grades of…

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**BUSINESS**

**What are the costs and benefits of safety programs within an industry?**

Basically, the cost of safety programs is financial — they cost money to implement and they take away productivity. They cost money because you have to buy new safety equipment, hire people to…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**How appropiate is Scout as a narrator for a Southern Gothic novel like To Kill a Mockingbird?**

A key element of the Southern Gothic tale (unlike the traditional Gothic story) is that it reveals the horrific or grotesque through traditional Southern American issues such as slavery and racial…