What is an ideal gas

# What is an ideal gas

• MATH

A rectangle is to be placed in a semicircle of radius 2. What can be the largest area of the…

Let the length of the rectangle be 2x. When the rectangle is placed in the semicircle we see that: length is 2x width is sqrt [4- x^2] Therefore the area is 2x*sqrt [4- x^2] Now we have a function…

• SCIENCE

What is an ideal gas

An ideal gas is a theoretical gas composed of a set of randomly-moving, non-interacting point particles. The ideal gas concept is useful because it obeys the ideal gas law, a simplified equation of…

• SCIENCE

What are the SI units?

The SI units are a system of units recognized internationally and used in all scientific literature. This is a modern metric system of units deriving its name from Le Système International…

• RELIGION

Why was Salman Rushdie issued a Fatwa after he wrote Satanic Verses?

Satanic Verses is a book by Indian born British author Salman Rushdie. In the book there is a particular section titled Return to Jahilia where the author describes the conquest of Jahilia by…

• MATH

The line through the points (1, 1) and (2, 0) cuts the y- axis at the point (0, b). Find b by…

Let’s consider a triangle ABC drawn between the points (1, 1), (2, 0) and (1, 0). Let the triangle drawn through (0, b) (2, 0) and (0, 0) be DBE. Now the triangle DBE is similar to the triangle…

• MATH

Can a set of three numbers be in AP as well as GP?

If we consider a set of three numbers a, b and c which are in AP, we know that a + c =2b. Now, if they are in GP, a*c =b^2. Now we have to see if it is possible to have three numbers satisfy both…

• RELIGION

Do all Muslims have to follow a Fatwa?

A fatwa refers to an Islamic legal pronouncement, by an expert in the Islamic religion and its laws, like a Mufti. Fatwas deal with issues where it is unclear what a true follower should do and…

Which companies have the highest weightage in the NASDAQ and DOW?

The NASDAQ-100 consists of 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ. This is a modified market value-weighted index. Each company on the NASDAQ- 100 has a weight assigned to…

• MATH

Find out if the triangles with vertices (2,6) , (1,1) (3,4) and (1,3), (4,8) and ( 2,4) are…

For the triangle with the vertices (2, 6), (1, 1) and (3, 4), the length of the sides are sqrt [(2-1) ^2+ (6-1) ^2] = sqrt [1+25] = sqrt 26 sqrt [(3-1) ^2+ (4-1) ^2] = sqrt [4+9] = sqrt 13 sqrt…

Why do the prices of some stocks increase even though the companies never give dividends?

When investors buy stock of a company they expect to get returns in two ways, one is as dividends that they receive. The dividends are a portion of the profits earned by the company. The other is a…

What does book making in an IPO mean?

When the shares of a company are offered to the public for the first time, the underwriter has to determine a price based on the assets of the company and the expected future earnings, at which it…

• REFERENCE

What are blood diamonds?

Blood diamonds are diamonds which have been mined from a nation that has an internal political struggle going on, that is usually a violent one and the money earned from the export of diamonds is…

• REFERENCE

what’s the teacher’s role in the learner-centrd approach when teaching english to foreign…

In a learner-centered classroom, there are three characteristics: 1. The atmosphere must provide for interaction, socialization, and along with a business-like approach for completing work. In…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

I need to use each letter in the alphabet to represent something in Lord of the Flies. I need…

What an interesting assignment, and I’d like to commend you for doing your own work and only using us to help you when you got stuck. I appreciate your diligence. These are, of course, going to…

• SCIENCE

1)Apply learning theories to the pupil’s learning of science and state some implications for…

two misconceptions are that children believe that plants aren’t alive and that every organism resipres by breathing in oxygen. i don’t know if that helps at all

• THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

Is there a theme of science run amuck in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Is there a…

Is there a theme of science run amuck in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Is there a theme of science run amuck in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Science is most…

• THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

What does Joe Starks symbolize in Their Eyes Were Watching God?

In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Jody (Joe) Starks is Janie’s second husband. When Janie meets Joe, she is still married to Logan Killicks, the man whom Janie’s grandmother chose for her to marry….

Where is the climax in the novel The Devil Wears Prada?

For me, the climax is the part in the novel where Andrea, the young assistant to Miranda Priestley at Runway magazine, decides to leave and live her own life. She does so in a burst of anger and…

• OTHELLO

how is iago responsible for each death?

If you remember, it was Iago who framed Desdemona to make it look as though she was having an affair with Cassius. Othello murdered his wife Desdemona because he didn’t believe her innocence. As…

• SCIENCE

What do positive selection, negative selection, and anergy accomplish? Anatomy- lymphatic system

Positive selection, negative selection and anergy are ways in which T cells that benefit the body’s immune system are allowed to survive in the body and those that cannot are eliminated. Anergy…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, how could the relationship between Holden and Ackley be…

Ackley and Holden have an interesting relationship, and we get more information of course on how Holden feels about Ackley than the other way around. Holden finds him physically disgusting, always…

Can you give me a critical analysis of “The Lady of Shalott”?

One helpful way of beginning to analyse this poem is by noticing the central division that Tennyson creates. In this unforgettable poem by Tennyson the central contrast of the poem is between the…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is Proposition 13 in California?

I assume that you are talking about the Proposition 13 that is very famous — the one that was passed back in 1978 — not the one that is on the ballot now that has to do with seismic…

• THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Considering Foucault’s ideas, who is ‘mad’ in The Glass Menagerie?

I would say that Amanda could be considered “mad” according to a Foucauldian line of thought. If one believes Foucault’s ideas that society uses the notion of madness to demonize others and create…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, in what way are Nick and Gatsby similar and different in Chapter III?

You have of course highlighted an important aspect of the novel, which is narrated using the unreliable first person narration of Nick Carraway. There is a sense in which both Nick and Gatsby are…

• SO LONG A LETTER

How can we seen women’s rights as a human right in Mariama Ba’s ‘So Long a Letter.’

I think that you could make the case that Ba’s work argues women’s rights as a human right. One of the most striking elements of the work is how women, even those steeped in modernity, find…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Educational ReformAccording to my morning paper, 58,000 teachers were laid off nationwide and…

Yup. What else can it be called? The money schools do get should be spent on the most valuable tools in education–teachers. Instead, what money there is often goes to pay for top-heavy…

• RELIGION

Regarding the concept of “the prodigal son,” how is it a parable for the idea of forgiveness?

I think that the parable goes very far to showing forgiveness and the idea that doors are never closed when there is love present. It speaks to the power of Jesus’ teachings that the father holds…

• NIGHT

In Night, how does Eliezer’s faith in God change throughout the book?

This is a very interesting question because this powerful novel shows us the change in faith of the main character, Eliezer, who begins the story as a fervent Jew, but through his experiences,…

• TARTUFFE

How are the other characters in “Tartuffe” employed to develop the theme of hypocrisy in Tartuffe…

The play Tartuffe is a comedy written by French playwright Moliere. Most of his plays were meant to critique common behaviours he saw in his society. In Tartuffe, he is criticizing those people…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what are two reasons Huck does not immediately reveal the…

I think we need to remember the position of power that the Duke and the King had on the raft, and how they were able to dominate both Jim and Huck. Huck was only a boy, of course, and he also…

• THE SNIPER

What is/ are the specific threat(s) to the sniper’s life in “The Sniper”?Question about Conflict

It is clear that the major threat to the Sniper’s life in this short story as we are presented with it is the threat of the other unknown sniper who is on the roof opposite where he is based. Note…

• THE SNIPER

What is the conflict in “The Sniper”?

When we think of conflict there are two kinds that we refer to in the study of literature: internal and external. Internal conflict is normally used to refer to some kind of internal struggle, for…

• THE SNIPER

Why do you think the author chose to call the main character “the sniper” in “The Sniper”?

I think one of the reasons the author chose not to name the character in “The Sniper” is to try and universalise the themes of war and emphasise the way that this civil war caught up so many people…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

In the first three chapters of Lord of the Flies, what are the differences between Piggy and…

Lord of the Flies is a symbolic novel, and each of the main characters represent aspects of human nature. The first two characters we meet in the story are Ralph and Piggy and, as your questions…

• THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

In “The Most Dangerous Game,” are the main characters flat or round?

Flat characters are characters that have one or two characteristics and are not fully developed, whereas round characters are ones that are developed and we are allowed to see them as complete…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In The Merchant of Venice, what key quotes show the setting?

I think Act I scene i is key in establishing both the setting but also many key themes that dominate the play and are used by Shakespeare as major plot devices. Of course, the very title, The…

• MACBETH

A central theme of the play is the reversal of moral order. How does the final couplet of Act one…

Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air. The purpose of these lines, spoken by the witches in unison, is to tell the audience that what seems good is not, and what…

About the Prime Interest Rate: How high do you predict it to rise within the next 3, 4 and 5…

The prime interest rate or prime lending rate (PLR) is the rate at which banks lend funds to the clients they consider most credit worthy and from whom they expect no defaults in repayment. This is…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

I am doing a project where i need to think of 6 songs Holden Caulfield would like. What are some…

Hmmm – a few come to mind. How about “Nowhere Man” by the Beatles? Or “American Idiot” by Greenday. Then there is “Faceless Man” by Creed. In the Country-Western vein, perhaps “Take this Job and…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

In Act I of Death of a Salesman, what do the scenes with Ben reveal to the audience about Willy’s…

This section of Act I clearly goes on to develop Willy’s delusional state of mind. As Willy plays cards with Charley, Ben, Willy’s dead brother enters. Willy confuses Charley with Ben, and a…

• LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

In “Lamb to the Slaughter”, should Mary Maloney be punished for the murder of her husband?

Should is a very different verb from will. The end of this excellent short story makes it very clear that Mary Maloney has managed to get away with the murder, as she involves the policemen in…

• THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

In The Picture of Dorian Gray, what forces caused Dorian Gray to undergo his changes?

The episode when the real transference begins is in Chapter 2, when Basil unveils his final picture of Dorian and Dorian becomes immensely depressed when he considers his youthful beauty and then…

• THE HANDMAID’S TALE

What is the purpose of the many repetitions of “night”? to reflect her memory at night time?

Almost every other chapter is entitled “night” because that is when Offred can be alone and be reflective about her life and the experiences and situtations that she must face each day. It is also…

• ROBERT FROST

Help me to analyze meter, rhyme scheme and understand the meaning of the poem “A Late Walk” by…

Let’s start with the mechanics. The poem is written in quatrains, or four-line stanzas, in which three-beat and four-beat lines alternate. This is a traditional form; see the Wikipedia reference…

• UNCLE TOM’S CABIN

What is a good topic and thesis statement for a critical paper on Uncle Tom’s Cabin? Include…

While I’m not familiar with the content of Richter’s book (it looks great and I plan to check it out), I believe that I can maybe get you started. What you might want to do is look at “the…

• SCIENCE

on cancerif we give high dose of CA60 to a cancer patient what will happens?

It is possible that it will lower the size of the tumor, or shrink it, but you have to be careful. Cancer patients have a tendency to make miraculous recoveries sometimes and relapse sometimes….

Define “knowledge management” and describe three advantages that a management consulting firm…

Knowledge Management (KM) is the process of managing, organizing and utilizing an organization knowledge base for the benefit of all within the group. It involves the effective acquisition,…

Define direct and indirect materials and list the reasons why a large company would have two…

Direct materials are any raw materials, parts or sub parts required for the completion of a product. The costs for direct materials can be allocated to: A cost centre A Product A work order…