# What does Sportex and Monte Vista CC represent?

**DOGEATERS**

**What does Sportex and Monte Vista CC represent?**

Sportex, a department store chain owned by a Philippine entrepreneur, and Monte Vista Country Club represent motifs in Jessica Hagedorn’s satirical and exuberant novel, Dogeaters. In a 1991…

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**DOGEATERS**

**How does the power network reported on p. 58 reflect the basis of Philippine political culture?**

Please be more specific as to the chapter you are referring to because in my copy of the book, page 58 outlines the position of Rio’s father working for the conglomerate owned by Severo Alacran. If…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**How languages reveals embodies and sustains attitudes to genders?LANGUAGE AND GENDER**

In my opinion, language can reveal cultural attitudes towards women. For example, the Japanese language shows attitudes towards women in the derivations of some words used to refer to family…

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**MATH**

**Find all solutions of the equation sin 2x = cos 2x, if x is in the interval [0,pi].**

sin 2x= cos 2x x belongs to [0,pi] ==> (sin2x)^2=(cos2x)^2 ….(1) We know that (sin2x)^2+(cos2x)^2=1 ==> (sin2x)^2=1-(cos2x)^2 Now substitute in (1) 1-(cos2x)^2=(cos2x)^2 1=2(cos2x)^2…

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**MATH**

**If (sin 15)^2+(cos 15)^2 = (y+1)(y-2) and y>0, find y.**

(sin15)^2+(cos15)^2=(y+1)(y-2) y>0 We know that (sinx)^2+(cosx)^2=1 Then, 1=(y+1)(y-2) ==> 1= y^2-y-2 ==> y^2-y-2-1 =0 ==> y^2-y-3 =0 ==> y1=[1+sqrt(1+12)]/2= 1+sqrt(13)…

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**SCIENCE**

**Would a tree die if it touches a power line?does electricity flow through wood**

Wood is an example of an insulator. An insulator is any substance in which electricity cannot easily flow through. In other words, an electric current cannot flow through it because it has a high…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**In the play The Doll’s House, what is Ibsen’s idea about an individual’s significance and…**

It is evident from characters and incidents in Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, that Ibsen is very aware that society is imposing many injustices upon individuals and restricting their…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What problems and experience – both-positive and negative – do migrants face when they come to a…**

Some of the most obvious positives are the reasons why people migrate in the first place, better opportunity to make money or have a better job, whether perceived or real, and the chance of a…

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**MATH**

**Which is the value of the sum f(1) + f'(0), if f(x) = x*ln(x+1)?**

f(x)= xln(x+1) ==> f(1) = 1ln(2) = ln2 Find: f(1)+f'(0) First we need to determine f'(x) let: u=x ==> u’=1 v= ln(x+1) ==> v’= 1/(x+1) f'(x) = u’v+uv’ = 1*ln(x+1)+ x*(1/x+1)…

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**SCIENCE**

Breathing is the process by which we take in oxygen and release the waste product called carbon dioxide. Inhaling occurs when the diaphragm is contracted and air is sucked into the lungs. This…

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**MATH**

**Determine the local extreme values of the function f(x)=x^3-3x.**

f(x)=x^3-3x To find the extreme values first we need to determine f'(x)’s zeros. f'(x)= 3x^2-3 3x^2-3=0 x^2= 1 ==> x=1, -1 Thee critical values are 1 and -1 Then extreme values are f(1) and…

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**SCIENCE**

**In ‘gas-liquid chromatography’, on what basis is the separation?For example, the basis of…**

Chromatography is how scientists separate mixtures and is used in almost every laboratory for analytical purposes. Gas-liquid chromatography uses columns which are long tubes that are packed with…

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**MATH**

**Calculate lt [(n+1)^2 – n^2]/(3n+5). n–>infinity.**

lim [(n+1)^2-n^2]/(3n+5) n–> inf. = lim (n^2+2n+1-n^2)/(3n+5) = lim (2n+1)/(3n+5) ==> lim (2n+1)/ lim(3n+5) Now divide by the highest power (n) ==> lim n(2+1/n)/ lim n(3+5/n) when…

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**THE WITCHING HOUR**

**In the “Witching Hour” by, Anne Rice, who is Lasher?**

Anne Rice does not reveal Lasher’s true nature in The Witching Hour, which is the first novel in her Mayfair Witches trilogy. He is often described as a ghost or demon, but the later novels reveal…

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**WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS**

**What are the main themes for this poem?**

The poem is about a declining civilization where all leaders have given up trying to accomplish anything. The orators don’t deliver speeches because they no longer believe in the power of their…

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**MATH**

**Which is the absolute value of the complex number z=(1-i*sqrt3)(1+i)?**

The absolute value of the complex number is also known as the modulus of a complex number z = x + i*y and it is the positive square root of the sum of the squares of the real numbers x and y. In…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Name disadvantages and problems of multiculturalism and explain their reasons.Name disadvantages…**

I think that more detail or clarification will be needed in your question. You will find differing voices in the problems with a pursuit of multicultural ends. Most of this analysis is from a…

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**MATH**

**Calculate f'(0), if f(x) = [ ln(x^2 + 1) ]/(x^2 + 1).**

f(x) = ln(x^2+1)/(x^2+1) Th function f(x) is a product of two functions. Let us assume f(x)=u/v, where: u= ln(x^2+1) ==> u’= 2x(1/(x^2+1) v= x^2+1 ==> v’= 2x Now f'(x) = (u’v-uv’)/v^2…

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**ANGLE OF REPOSE**

**What is the significance of Lyman’s comparison of himself to “the contour bird” in Chapter…**

What a baffling question! I can think of a couple of possibilities. You are referring to the following sentence: Increasingly, after my amputation and during the long time when I lay around…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate the limit : limit [ (sqrtx – 1 )/(x^2 – 1 ) ] . x-> 1**

lim[(sqrtx-1)/(x^2-1)] x–> 1 When substituting with x=1 , the limit is 0/0. That means that (1) is a root for the numerator and the denominator that x=1 is a common factor. So, we need to to…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**I need a quote that shows Scout’s youth and innocence.**

Atticus tells Scout that “it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Scout is unsure of his meaning, and asks Miss Maudie. “Your father’s right,” she says. “Mockingbirds [only] sing their hearts out for…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What quote shows that Atticus is the moral standard in the book?Include what chapter it is found in.**

The quote that probably best describes Atticus’ moral standing in the town can be found in Chapter 24 following his announcement of Tom Robinson’s death. Miss Maudie explains to the distraught…

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**LITERATURE**

**Describe the differences between American and British vocabulary?answer in detail**

There is no way to really describe the differences other than to say that the two versions of English use different words for many things. It is also true that the two nations use different…

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**MATH**

**Find the modulus of the complex number z = 1 – isqrt3**

To find the moduls of z = 1-isqrt3. Solution: We know that modulus of (x+iy) = |x+iy| = | sqrt(x^2+y^2)|, where x and y are real. So, |1-isqrt3| = |sqrt(1^2+(-sqrt3)^2)| = | sqrt(1+3)| = |sqrt4| = 2

**MATH**

**Solve the equation x^3 – 2x^2 – x + 2 = 0**

x^3-2x^2-x+2 = 0 Solution…… x^2(x-2)-1(x-2) = 0 =>(x-2)(x^2-1) = 0 =>(x-2)(x+1)(x-1) = 0 [x^2-1 = x^2-1^2 = (x+1)(x-1)] => x-2=0 I => x+1=0…

**GULLIVER’S TRAVELS**

**Comment on SWIFT’S use of scale as a technique of satire with reference to GULLIVER’S…**

In Book 1, Swift created the Lilliputians to be 12x smaller than humans, while in Book 2, the Brobdingnagians are 12x larger than humans. The Lilliputians were people who were petty. They had a…

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**MATH**

**Find m if the law ” * ” is commutative x * y = xy + mx + y**

The constraint given by enunciation is that the law of composition is commutative, that means: x * y = y * x Now, we’ll substitute the law of compositions y their expressions: xy + mx + y = yx + my…

**PARADISE LOST**

**Critically examine Milton’s treatment of Satan’s character in Paradise Lost?**

Here are some points about Satan from Paradise Lost: “Lucifer” means “light bearer.” means “enemy” or “adversary” in Hebrew Ungrateful for God’s blessings Unafraid of being put to death or being…

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**KING LEAR**

**Forces of evil and atheism along with the theme of penance play an important part in the tragedy…**

I’m not sure what you mean when you say forces of evil and atheism. The story of the historical King Lear pre-dates Christ. The play is set in a pre-Christian world. If religion did play a part…

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**MATH**

**Given the function f(x) =( 2x + 1 )/( x -2 ) , calculate f'( 0 ) .**

To evaluate the value of the derivative f'(0), we’ll have to find first, the derivative of the function. We’ll use the quotient law, so that: f'(x) = [(2x + 1)’*(x -2) – (2x + 1)*(x -2)’]/(x -2)^2…

**MATH**

**How many solutions has the equation tg x – 1 = 0 , over the interval ( 0 , 2pi ) ?**

To find the number of solutions for tgx -1 = 0 over (0,2pi) Solution: tgx -1 = 0 has the somw solutios as thathat of tgx-1+1 = 0+1 or tg x = 1, which is for tangebt 45 deg = 1 or tan (180+45) deg…

**HISTORY**

**Is America’s unquestioning support for Israel strange?Why does Israel receive such loyal support…**

A number of reasons: Jews are stronger than Muslims in US politics. Some Christians also feel a strong bond to Israel because of religious reasons. Therefore, there is an “Israel lobby” that…

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**MEASURE FOR MEASURE**

**How might a Shakespearean audience have responded to this play?**

During Shakespeare’s day, the theatres were located across the Thames from the City of London. This was also the red light district. The rents for this area were paid to the Bishop of Winchester,…

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**ROMANTICISM**

**To What Extent can Romanticism be Seen as a Break from the Neo-Classical Tradition?English…**

I think kc4u is correct. Romanticism isn’t necessarily a “break” from Neo-Classicism, rather a complete rejection of it and movement to an opposite extreme which is characterised by a rejection of…

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**YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN**

**Would you please criticize ‘Young Goodman Brown’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne from New Critical…**

Among the assumptions of New Critical Analysis are that analyses should emphasize intrinsic meaning over extrinsic. This intrinsic meaning is found in the organic unity of the text and in the use…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation sin 4x – sin 2x = 0**

As we can see, we have to calculate a subtraction of 2 alike trigonometric functions, which we’ll transform it into a product. 2 cos [(4x+2x)/2]*sin [(4x-2x)/2]=0 2 cos 3x * sin x=0 We’ll put each…

**MATH**

**How to solve the equation 9^x -4*3^x + 3 = 0 ?**

To solve the equation 9^x-4*3^x+3 = 0. Soltion: 9^x = (3^x)^2 So Ppt 3^x = y, then the equation becomes: y^2 -4y+3 = 0 which is quadratic in y. So it couls be solved in the uasual way a quadratic…

**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**I need help using skillbuilder to write a short paragraph giving at least three of the plot…**

I’m not sure what excerpt you’ve read, but here’s a sample paragraph: In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo’s tragedy occurs because he unwisely rushes into his marriage with Juliet, the fight with Tybalt,…

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**MATH**

**Find the solutions of the equation sin 2x = 2sinx over the interval ( 0 ; 2pi )**

First of all, we’ll write sin 2x = 2sinx*cosx and we’ll re-write the equation: 2sinx*cosx = 2sinx We’ll move all terms to one side: 2sinx*cosx – 2sinx = 0 We’ll factorize and we’ll get: 2sinx*(cos…

**AS YOU LIKE IT**

**ROSALIND”Shakespeare has no heroes but only heroines”.In this context, bring out the leading…**

We can write about the roles in her play,her different features and qualities and some quotations from the book(1500 words at least).

**MATH**

**Calculate the limit n^2/( 1 + 2 + 3 + … + n ), x->infinity**

lim n^2/(1+2+3+…+n) n–> inf We know that 1+2+3+…+n = n(n+1)/2 ==> lim 2n^2/n(n+1) = 2lim n^2/ lim n^2+n Let us divide by the highest power n^2 ==> 2lim (n^2/n^2) / lim n^2(1+1/n)…

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**MATH**

**Calculate tg 2x , if tg x = 1/3 .**

If tg(x)=1/3 , find tg(2x) We know that: tg(2x)= 2 tg(x)/[1-(tgx)^2 ==> tg(2x) = 2(1/3)/[1-(1/3)^2] = (2/3)/[1-1/9] =(2/3)/(8/9) = 2*9/3*8 =…

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**MATH**

**Given the equation x^2 + mx + m +1 = 0 and the relation x1^2 + x2^2 = -2, find m .**

Knowing the fact the x1^2 + x2^2 = (x1 + x2)^2 – 2×1*x2 we’ll use Viete’s relations for a quadratic equation . ax^2 + bx + c = 0 x1 + x2 = -b/a x1*x2 = c/a In our case a = 1; b = m ; c = m+1 ….

**A CHRISTMAS CAROL**

**How do Scrooge and his nephew portray opposite opinions?**

In A Christmas Carol Ebeneezer Scrooge and his nephew, Fred, certainly have different opinions and points of view. This can be seen as early as the first “stave” of the book. In that part of the…

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**E. BATES**

**How does H.E. Bates arouse the reader’s sympathy for Mrs. Thurlow in “The Ox”?Answer the question…**

There is a reference to an ‘unsentimental pity’ in Michael Thorpe’s editorial introduction to H.E. Bates’s The Ox. As a tragic character Mrs. Thurlow definitely deserves a whole lot of sympathy for…

**MATH**

**Calculate the inverse of the function f(x) = (x^2 + 2x + 1)/(x+1)**

In order to calculate the inverse of f(x), let us assume that: y=(x^2+2x+1)/(x+1) Now, factor x^2+2x+1 y= (x+1)(x+1)/(x+1) Reduce similar; y=x+1 ==> x=y-1 ==> The inverse of the function f(x)…

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**HISTORY**

**Why were England and its North American colonies unable to resolve their differences peacefully?**

I think that there are two ways you can look at it. First, you can simply say that it was time for them to split. You can say that the colonies had grown too big and developed to be willing to…

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**HAMLET**

**The hero in Hamlet grows in wisdom in the course of the action. Give reason.short note please**

In Hamlet, the hero learns the following: There is an after-life: the Ghost is a supernatural being trapped in Purgatory. King Hamlet is murdered: this reshapes Hamlet’s thinking and motivation…

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**HAMLET**

**Examine the view that Hamlet is the most carefully constructed play.In short notes -pleaaaaaaaase**

Hamlet is carefully constructed in the following ways: It is based on an earlier revenge plays (Ur-Hamlet and The Spanish Tragedy) Conforms to the natures and genres of tragedy and revenge drama It…

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**ELAINE C. SHOWALTER**

**How does Elaine Showalter relate women’s writing to female body and culture?**

Elaine Showalter is a Gyno-critic who is famous for establishing this school of feminist literay criticism, shifting the focus from andro to gyno-texts i.e. from texts written by men to those…