What are the mnemonics that can be used to explain oxidation and reduction?

What are the mnemonics that can be used to explain oxidation and reduction?

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Do you think politicians can help in life ?

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  • 1984

How is socialism expressed in 1984?

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  • JANE EYRE

Has the author offered moral dilemmas in their full complexity ?

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  • HISTORY

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Why does Johnny think Dally is a hero?

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In Lord of The Flies, what were the rules in Jack’s group and the rules in Ralph’s group?

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  • OTHELLO

What lie does Iago tell Roderigo about Desdemona?

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  • HISTORY

How did the colonial borders created by the European powers help lead to the ethnic conflicts in…

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  • TWILIGHT

What does it mean when Edward has red eyes? What does it mean when Edward has black eyes?

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  • LITERATURE

How does Santiago change from the beginning of story to the end of story?

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  • HISTORY

What are the causes and the effects of the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War using…

Both the Revolutionary War and the Civil War had causes and effects that were related to economic, political, and social factors. The following were causes and effects of the Revolutionary War. An…

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  • WHIRLIGIG

How did Brent change dramatically in Whirligig?

Brent Bishop appears to us as an aimless teenager in the first chapter of the book. He just goes along with what life deals to him, even though he often doesn’t agree with it. Part of his…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

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After Jem has been carried home safely by Boo Radley, and Scout has been removed from the ham costume she wore to the Halloween pageant, Heck Tate is able to examine the costume and sees knife…

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  • LYDDIE

Why does Lyddie compare the factory looms and Mr. Marsden to the bear in Lyddie?

The bear Lyddie is referring to is the one she faced down with her family in the beginning of the book. The bear enters Lyddie’s cabin through an improperly latched door, looking for food. The…

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  • LITERATURE

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In the novel Of Mice and Men, Steinbach presents a very hard dilemma, for George has to decide what to do with Lennie. Maybe explain here, in this part of your introductory paragraph, what Lennie…

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  • HISTORY

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What passages in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird show that Tom Robinson was blamed for crimes…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, multiple passages proving Tom Robinson’s innocence can be found in the testimonies given during the trail, Chapters 17 through 19. The most obvious and…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What are character descriptions of Montag, Clarisse, Mildred, Beatty and the mechanical hound as…

In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the characters are not as fully developed as they often are in novels because it is the setting and plot which support better the theme of this novel….

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  • MACBETH

What powers do the three witches in Macbeth seem to possess? What do they prophesy will happen to…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

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  • HISTORY

The struggle for equality, both social and racial, is a major theme in modern Western history….

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  • BUSINESS

Should business organizations be socially responsible?

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What is the cultural setting of the book Bud, Not Buddy?

The cultural setting of Bud, Not Buddy involves African Americans in the Midwestern United States during the Great Depression. This setting plays a large part in the plot. The time and place of the…

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  • HISTORY

How has immigration influenced America?

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  • HISTORY

What were the social differences between the North and the South?

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What is Tim O’Brien’s purpose in writing The Things They Carried?

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  • THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX

How would the character of Despereaux’s mother best be described?

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What is an example of figurative language in “A Christmas Carol” for stave four?

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What were Walt Whitman’s beliefs?

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In Chapter 2 of The Hunger Games, where is Katniss going in the morning?

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What specific techniques of structure, style, or storytelling does the playwright of M. Butterfly…

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  • SCIENCE

When are uniform velocity and average velocity equal?

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, when does the judge say Tom is guilty?

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What role did dogs play in WWII?

Historically, dogs have been a constant part of warfare since the days of the Ancient Egyptians. While dog use declined in the 1930s, the U.S. had restarted its War Dog Program by 1942 which…

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In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Scout learn about the Ewells during the trial…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, during the trial, much of what Scout narrates about the Ewells is information she has grown up learning about them. One thing she has learned about the Ewells…

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  • THANK YOU, M’AM

Explain how in “Thank you, M’am” Mrs. Jones attempts to improve Roger’s integrity through her…

Mrs. Jones attempts to improve Roger’s integrity through her actions by physically forcing Roger (“[she] put a half-nelson about his neck”) to witness and share in a different sort of life than the…

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  • SCIENCE

What would happen if the nucleus was missing from the animal cell?

Nucleus is the brain of the cell and controls most of its functions. Thus without a nucleus, an animal cell or eukaryotic cell will die. The nucleus consists of all the genetic material in an…

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  • LINGUISTICS

How do individuals acquire and develop language?

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In logic, how to prove whether this statement is valid or invalid? All students are excited, but…

It appears that the statement you included in your question is valid, because of the particular combination of limiting and non-limiting language that is used in the phrasing. It might be helpful…

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  • THROUGH THE TUNNEL

How does imagery and figurative language contribute to the development of the story?

Imagery, connotation, similes, and metaphors very much contribute to the mood and symbolism of the story as well as foreshadow future events. When Jerry goes to his “wild bay,” he “slid[es] and…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the mnemonics that can be used to explain oxidation and reduction?

Here are two commonly used mnemonics for oxidation and reduction: LEO the lion says GER LEO: Lose electrons, oxidation GER: Gain and electrons, reduction and OIL RIG Oxidation Is Loss (of…

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Explain one reason why Frederick Douglass’s early life as described in Narrative of the Life of…

In his early life as depicted in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Douglass describes the breakdown of his family, which is one of the motivating factors that he has for wanting to…

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What has Buddy’s friend never done?

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, why is it a sin to kill a mockingbird?

In Chapter 10, Jem and Scout are about to shoot their air rifles outside, when Atticus tells them “it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Miss Maudie elaborates, and tells the children that…

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