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**BOOKER T. WASHINGTON**

**Compare the backgrounds of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois and say how their backgrounds…**

Booker T. Washington was born in 1856 in Virginia to Jane Ferguson, who was a slave to James Burroughs. Washington’s paternity in unknown except that his father was white. After Emancipation, the…

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**E. B. DU BOIS**

**What did DuBois suggest would have been a better policy than the wholesale deconstruction of…**

W.E.B. DuBois’s Black Reconstruction (1935) adopts a Marxist approach to highlight African-American contributions to the Reconstruction of the South after the Civil War. DuBois challenged the…

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**SCIENCE**

**Can a person live without a thyroid?**

Yes, a person can live a healthy life without a thyroid. The thyroid produces hormones that have many very important responsibilities and it also helps to regulate the metabolism of the entire…

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**MATH**

**(x+3) (7+4x) (5+2x) (6+3x) 2 * 5 = 3 * 4The…**

To use exponent, we use the symbol “^” 2^(x+3) *5^(7+4x) = 3^(5+2x) + 4^(6+3x) Since the bases and powers are different, then we will use the logarithm to solve: log [ 2^(x+3) * 5^(7+4x)] = log {…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What ways can you move a society from Stage 2 to Stage 3 of demographic growth?Countries with…**

I believe the question is related to the stages or pattern of population growth that are observed to accompany the economic and industrial growth of a country or a society. As per this theory of…

**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**In Guns, Germs, and Steel, why do Diamond’s theories not work when comparing China and the United…**

I do not agree that Diamond’s theories do not work for comparing these two countries. First, the United States is essentially a Eurasian country today. It is the direct descendant of Western…

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**MATH**

**Given the points (1,2) and (3,4), calculate the distance from (0,0) to the line that passes…**

First we need to find the equation for the line passes through (1,2) and (3,4) y-y1= m(x-x1) m= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) = (4-2)/(3-1) = 2/2 = 1 Then: y-2= 1(x-1) y= x-1 + 2 y= x+1 y-x-1=0 Now we need to…

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**INTO THE WILD**

**In Into the Wild, why did Chris McCandless try to evade all emotional connections with people?**

That is a question that does not have a certain answer; the reader must simply take what information he is given about Chris and draw his own conclusions. Chris was raised by parents who were far…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451, what is the purpose of Beatty’s visit to Montag’s home?**

In my opinion, Captain Beatty has at least a couple of reasons for coming to Montag’s house. First, Beatty is there to persuade Montag to come back to work soon. He sees that Montag has been a bit…

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**THE HANDMAID’S TALE**

**In The Handmaid’s Tale, would the author agree with the following: “Women have more control over…**

No. I don’t think the author would agree that women are superior. Although, Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale has feminist overtones, she portrays men and women equally vulnerable to pressures and…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What character do you especially like or hate in Lord of the Flies and why?**

Most of the characters in Lord of the Flies are not particularly likable, including the main character, Ralph. I have always sympathized most with Piggy. He is by far the most intelligent of the…

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**MATH**

**Determine the slope of the line 2x – 36y -1 = 0?**

2x-36y -1 = 0 To find the slope, we need to re-write using the slope form: y= mx + c where m is the slope: 2x – 36y -1 = 0 ==> -36y = -2x + 1 Now let us divide by -36 to free y: ==> y=…

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**MATH**

**prove that f(f(x)) is increasing if f(x) is a linear function.**

Since f is a linear fundtion, then: Let f(x) = ax+b f(f(x) = f(ax+b) = a(ax+b) +b = (a^2)x + ab + b To find out if the function is increasing we need to determine 1st…

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**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**From Guns, Germs, and Steel, explain why the exchange of diseases from the old world and the new…**

The exchange of diseases was so one-sided because the people of the Americas did not have many large, domesticated animals while the people of the Old World had such things as pigs and horses and…

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**SELMA LAGERLĂ–F**

**In what way is “The Rattrap” by Selma Lagerlof a Christmas story?**

“The Rattrap” is a Christmas by virtue of setting and thematic concern. The story opens with the rat trap seller wandering in a forest “late in December” in which “[d]arkness was already…

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**MATH**

**Prove that 2*sqrt3*(sinA+sinB+sinC)/9 < 1**

We know that sinA+sinB+sinC = 4cosA/2*cosB/2*cosC/2……….(1), where A .B and C are angles of a triangle. { cosA/2*cosB/2*cosC/2}^(1/3) <= {[cosA/2+cosB/2+cosc/3]/3}..(2) as GM < AP…

**MATH**

**Which is the image of the function f(x)=x/(1+4x^2) ?**

First, we’ll note the image of the function as f(x)=y and we’ll re-write the equation: y= x/(1+4x^2) We’ll cross multiply: 4y*x^2-x+y=0 This equation has real solutions if and only if the…

**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**In Guns, Germs, and Steel, using the chart on page 87, which of the five proximate factors is the…**

In my opinion, the proximate factor that is the most important product of an agricultural society is epidemic diseases. The others are things that come from agriculture, but not so directly. You…

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**SCIENCE**

Coral animals are in the Cnidaria phylum and the class Anthozoa(flower animals). They are tiny animals that have tentacles to sting prey. These animals are found in shallow, clear marine…

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**MATH**

**Arrange the numbers increasingly: cos 3, cos 2, cos 1.**

Let us find values for cos x within the interval [0, pi]: x=0 ==> Cos0 = 1 x= pi/2 = 3.14/2 = 1.57 ==> cospi/2 = 0 x= pi = 3.14 ==> cos pi= -1 Then we notice that the function is decreasin…

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**HISTORY**

**Using the chart on page 87, which of the five proximate factors is the most important product on…**

horses

**MACBETH**

**Define metaphor and explain the second part of the comparison in Lady Macbeth’s line in Act I,…**

A metaphor is a comparison between two unlike objects. In the time of Macbeth, 12th century Scotland, the people believed that the kingship was ordained by God, thus the king would have a similar…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the sum is a real number 1/(1+i) + 1/(1-i)**

Let S = 1/(1+i) + 1/(1-i) = (1-i)+(1+i)/(1+i)(1-i) = (1-i + 1 +i )/(1^2 – i^2) = 2/(1-i^2) We know that i^2 = sqrt-1*sqrt-1 = -1 ==> S = 2/(1-(-1)= 2/2=1 ==> S = 1…

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**MATH**

**Given that sin x = 1/2 calculate cos x .**

sinx = 1/2 We need to calculate cosx. We know that: sin^2 x + cos^2 x = 1 ==> cosx = sqrt(1-sin^2 x) = sqrt(1-(1/2)^2] = sqrt(1-1/4) = sqrt(3/4) =…

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**BUSINESS**

**Why is the owner of a business the most important stakeholder? I am doing coursework on…**

According to the Stanford Research Institute, a stakeholder of a business is a member of the “groups without whose support the organization would cease to exist.” Clearly, then, the relationship…

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**SCIENCE**

**Is buying generic drugs from an online pharmacy safe or not?Online pharmacies like…**

The United States Pharmacoppeia (USP) states there are some very important factors to consider when purchasing medications from an online pharmacy. First of all, you should make sure the pharmacy…

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**MATH**

**Given that cot x = 2, calculate cot (2x) ?**

cotx = 2 ==> tanx = 1/2 We need to calculate cot2x We know that: tan2x = 2tanx/[1-(tanx)^2] = 2*(1/2)/[1-(1/2)^2) = 1/(1-1/4)= 1/(3/4)= 4/3 But cot2x = 1/tan2x ==>…

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**THE WEDNESDAY WARS**

**What is the plot sequence for The Wednesday Wars?**

The plot sequence for The Wednesday Wars starts out with Holling being left out of Hebrew School and Catholic Catechism Class, which is the dilemma that lands Holling in testy Mrs. Baker’s room,…

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**MATH**

**Determine the length of the height of triangle ABC, that is perpendicular to BC, if BC= 15, AB=13…**

We have the triangle ABC where : AB = 13 AC = 14 and BC = 15 Then we can find the area usind the formula: a =sqrt P(p-a)(p-b)(p-c) Forst let us determine P P = perimeter/2 = 13+14+15/2 = 42/2 = 21…

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**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**Who did Jared Diamond say were the “haves” and “have-nots” in “Guns, Germs, and Steel”?**

According to Diamond, the “haves” are those populations who developed food production early and successfully. The “have-nots” are the populations of people who remained hunters-and-gatherers while…

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**THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA**

**What does Hemingway have in mind when he says he is on a quest for the “one true or perfect…**

I think you might be making this a bit more difficult than it is, and I’m certain you could find a good example on your own. Hemingway, especially in The Old Man and the Sea, is known for his…

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**THE WEDNESDAY WARS**

**What event was the turning point, or climax, of the story Wednesday Wars?**

I believe that the turning point or climax of the story occurs in May, when Holling returns home after taking a tour of the city’s distinctive architecture with Mrs. Baker, and spending time with…

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**MATH**

**If x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x + 1 = 0 what is the value of the product (x1 + 1)(x2 + 1)(x3 +1)(x4 + 1) ?**

f(x) = x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x + 1 Usind Viete’s rule: x1+x2+x3+x4 = -b/a = -1 x1*x2+ x1*x3 + x1*x4 + x2*x3 + x3*x4 = 1 x1*x2*x3 + x1*x3*x4 + x2*x3*x4 = -1 x1*x2*x3*x4 = 1 let P =…

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**MATH**

**Determine the coordinates of the intercept point of the graphs f and g. f(x) = 3x – 2 g(x)= 5x + 3**

We can find intersecting point for the function by solvind: f= g 3x-2 = 5x + 3 group similar: ==> 2x = -5 ==> x = -5/2 Now to find y-value we will substitute with either f ot g. f(-5/2) =…

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**CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY**

**In Cry, the Beloved Country, what is the author’s tone?**

This is an excellent question. Of course, when we refer to tone, we think about the attitude of the author towards his subject matter. What is distinctive about this novel is the simplicity of its…

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**OTHELLO**

**What explanation does Othello give as cause for Desdemona’s affection for him in Othello?**

Othello believes that Desdemona has affection for him because she pities him. Othello is questioned by Brabantio, the Duke, and the senators when Brabantio finds out that Desdemona has wed…

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**MATH**

**Calculate f'(x) if f(x)=ln[(5x+7)/(5x+3)] x>0 .**

f(x) = ln[5x+7)/(5x+3)] We know that ln a/b = ln a – ln b ==> f(x) = ln (5x+7) – ln (5x+3) ==> f'(x) = 5/(5x+7) – 5/(5x+3) = 5[1/(5x+7) – 1/(5x+3)] =…

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**HEALTH ISSUES**

**How do you treat anxiety and depression?I’m doing an assignment for health about anxiety and…**

Anxiety and depression are conditions that are serious and need to be treated promptly. There are many different reasons why people may have anxiety or depression (many times both at the same…

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**MATH**

**Determine the quadratic function if f(1)=3 , f(0)=2 , f(-1)=3.**

Let the function be: f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c f(0) = c = 2 f(1) = a+b + 2 = 3……..(1) f(-1) = a – b + 2 = 3. ==> a= b+1 ………(2) Now let us substitute (2) in (1) ==> a + b + 2 = 3…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate the area of the surface between the graph of the function f(x) = cosx +x + x^2/12 and…**

To find the area between f(x) and x1 and x2, we need first to determine the integral for f(x) f(x) =cosx + x + x^2/12 intg f(x) = intg [cosx + x + x^2/12] = intg(cosx) + intg(x) +…

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**MATH**

**calculate the slope of the line 50x + 25y – 5 = 0**

50x + 25 y – 5 = 0 To find the slope we need to rewrite using the slope form which is: y= mx + c where m is the slope. 50 x + 25 y – 5 = 0 ==> 25y = -50x + 5 deivide by 25 to free y: ==> y…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**Mr. Pumblechook is often seen as a comical character. What are some of his dark traits?Chapter 28…**

Uncle Pumblechook is only slightly above Joe and Biddy in social status, but he acts like he is far, far above them. He is comical because he tries to act like a high class person but cannot pull…

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**MATH**

**Prove that f(x)=x+e^x is a bijective function.**

f(x) = x+e^x.To show that the function is bijective. The function f(x) is defined for every x real. So all the codomain of f(x) are images of some x. So the function is onto. The finction is also…

**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**How does Diamond answer Yali’s question in the following areas: agriculture,domesticated animals,…**

All of these areas, as you call them, are closely connected to one another and together they answer Yali’s question. Geography matters because it makes agriculture more or less likely to arise in a…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**How does the theme of Social Class identify and apply to the protaganist of Great Expectations?**

Social class is crucial to the plot of this novel because it is in pursuit of his so-called “great expectations” that Pip learns that money does not buy happiness. There are 3 classes of people in…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**How does the theme of social class relate to the identity and apply the protaganist of The…**

It seems to me there are two possible protagonists in The Scarlet Letter. The most obvious answer is Hester, as it’s she who connects all the other characters; however, Arthur is the character who…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the number (1+i*sqrt3)^3 is real .**

(1+i*sqrt3)^3 Let us rewrite: ==> (1+ i*sqrt3)^3 = (1+i*sqrt3)^2 *(1+isqrt3) = (1+ 2i*sqrt3 -3) (1+i*sqrt3) = 1 + i*sqrt3 + 2isqrt3…

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**MATH**

Let S = i^5 + i^4 + i^3 + i^2 + i + 1 = i^5 + i^4 + i^3 + -1 + i + 1 I^2 = -1 ==> i^3 = i^2 *i = -1*i = -i ==> i^4 = i^3 * i = -i*i = -i^2= -(-1) = 1 ==> i^5 = i^4 * i = 1*i =…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**How is social class a theme in The Kite Runner?**

The Kite Runner has much to do with the issue of social class because the characters’ relationships with one another revolve around their placement on the socioeconomic hierarchy in Afghanistan….

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**MATH**

**Calculate tan75 in two methods.**

tan75: method (1): tan75 = sin75/cos75 = sin(45+30)/cos(45+30) = (sin45cos30+sin30cos45)/(cos45cos30 – sin45sin30) = [sqrt2/2*sqrt3/2 +…