# What is the basic concept of structuralism?

**MATH**

**a1=2,r=x4a1=2,r=x4 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=2⋅(x4)=x2a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=2⋅(x4)=x2 a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=x2⋅x4=x28a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=x2⋅x4=x28

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**MATH**

**a1=4,r=−12–√a1=4,r=-12 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=4⋅(−12–√)⇒a2=−22–√a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=4⋅(-12)⇒a2=-22

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**MATH**

**a1=3,r=5–√a1=3,r=5 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=3⋅5–√a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=3⋅5 a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=35–√⋅5–√=15a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=35⋅5=15

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**MATH**

**a1=2,r=πa1=2,r=π Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=2⋅πa2=a1⋅q⇒a2=2⋅π a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=2π⋅π=2π2a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=2π⋅π=2π2

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**MATH**

**a1=1,r=ea1=1,r=e Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=1⋅ea2=a1⋅q⇒a2=1⋅e a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=e⋅e=e2a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=e⋅e=e2

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**MATH**

**a1=6,r=−14a1=6,r=-14 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=6⋅(−14)⇒a2=−32a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=6⋅(-14)⇒a2=-32

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**MATH**

**a1=1,r=12a1=1,r=12 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=1⋅12⇒a2=12a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=1⋅12⇒a2=12 a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=(12)(12)=14a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=(12)(12)=14

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**MATH**

**a1=8,r=2a1=8,r=2 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=8⋅2⇒a2=16a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=8⋅2⇒a2=16 a_3=a2⋅q⇒a3=16⋅2=32_3=a2⋅q⇒a3=16⋅2=32

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**MATH**

**a1=4,r=3a1=4,r=3 Write the first five terms of the geometric sequence.**

The first five terms of geometric sequence can be computed with formula, such that: an=an−1⋅qan=an-1⋅q a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=4⋅3⇒a2=12a2=a1⋅q⇒a2=4⋅3⇒a2=12 a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=12⋅3=36a3=a2⋅q⇒a3=12⋅3=36

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**MATH**

**2,43–√,83,1633–√2,43,83,1633 Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find…**

You need to verify if the sequence is a geometric sequence, hence, you need to use the following property, such that: an=an−1⋅an+1−−−−−−−−−√an=an-1⋅an+1Replacing 43–√43 foran,an, 2 for an−1an-1…

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**MATH**

**1,−7–√,7,−77–√…1,-7,7,-77… Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the…**

Compute the ratios between consecutive terms. If they will be all equal then the sequence is a geometric one and this ration will be the common ratio. a2a1=−7–√,a2a1=-7,…

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**MATH**

**5,1,0.2,0.04…5,1,0.2,0.04… Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the common…**

5,1,0.2,0.04,……5,1,0.2,0.04,…… In geometric sequence the ratio of any term to its predecessor is always the same number known as common ratio. Thus for the given terms, r=a2a1=15=0.2r=a2a1=15=0.2…

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**MATH**

**1,12,13,14…1,12,13,14… Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the common…**

You need to verify if the sequence is a geometric sequence, hence, you need to use the following property, such that: an=an−1⋅an+1−−−−−−−−−√an=an-1⋅an+1Replacing 1212 for an,1an,1 for an−1an-1 and…

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**MATH**

**9,−6,4,−839,-6,4,-83 Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the common ratio.**

A geometric sequence is defined by a sequence whose terms have a common ratio r. Given the sequence 9,-6,4,-8/3,… we find the ratio between terms to be r=-2/3. (-6/9=-2/3, 4/-6=-2/3,…

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**MATH**

**18,14,12,1…18,14,12,1… Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the common…**

You need to verify if the sequence is a geometric sequence, hence, you need to use the following property, such that: an=an−1⋅an+1−−−−−−−−−√an=an-1⋅an+1Replacing 1414 for an,18an,18 for an−1an-1 and…

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**MATH**

**3,12,21,30…3,12,21,30… Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the common ratio.**

You need to verify if the sequence is a geometric sequence, hence, you need to use the following property, such that: an=an−1⋅an+1−−−−−−−−−√an=an-1⋅an+1Replacing 12 for anan , 3 for an−1an-1 and 21…

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**MATH**

**2,10,50,250…2,10,50,250… Determine whether the sequence is geometric. If so, find the common ratio.**

You need to verify if the sequence is a geometric sequence, hence, you need to use the following property, such that: an=an−1⋅an+1−−−−−−−−−√an=an-1⋅an+1Replacing 10 for an,2an,2 for an−1an-1 and 50…

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**REFERENCE**

**I am going to have a debate on the topic of if should we open new universities. I am having…**

Based on your question, I am assuming you want reasons for both sides of the question. There are reasons why new universities should be established. Some of the students that attend college today…

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**LONG WALK TO FREEDOM: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NELSON MANDELA**

**Based on his autobiography The Long Walk to Freedom, how did Nelson Mandela oppose racism?**

In his autobiography A Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela narrates his life as he fought for freedom of Africans in South Africa. As a political activist, Mandela participated in many ways to…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**Did Victor Frankenstein ever really assume responsibility for the dire consequences that resulted…**

Intriguing question! In the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Victor Frankenstein’s actions lead to intense repercussions. Although this book was written decades ago, scholars still debate…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**According to Montresor, what makes the perfect crime?**

For Montresor, the perfect crime — or, more specifically, the perfect revenge — requires that the avenger not get caught. He says, “I must not only punish but punish with impunity. A wrong is…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are the similarities and differences between the water cycle and the nitrogen cycle?**

Similarities: Both the water cycle (or hydrological cycle) and nitrogen cycle are global biogeochemical cycles. That is, both the cycles represent nutrient (which is essential for living organisms)…

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**THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS**

**How does Boyne present attitudes and feelings in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas?**

Because The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is written from the perspective of a young boy, the attitudes and feelings presented are naive, innocent, and uninformed. Bruno’s parents shelter him from…

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**INTO THE WILD**

**Does Into the Wild belong in a literature class? If so, why?**

Since I teach this book in a college literature class, I believe it belongs there and will try to explain why. First and foremost, it is part of a literary tradition that goes back to Hesiod’s…

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**BUSINESS**

**What are the downsides (disadvantages) of education in a economic view?**

There are two main potential downsides to education from an economic point of view. One will always exist while the other applies to some people but not to others. In economic terms, education is…

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**ALL SUMMER IN A DAY**

**How is suspense created in “All Summer in a Day”?**

Suspense is built into “All Summer in A Day” from the beginning. It starts with the children asking questions: “Ready? … Now?” that make us wonder what they are waiting for. We soon learn that it…

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**HISTORY**

**“Mao Zedong was an idealist who had lost touch with reality.” How much do you agree with this…**

It would be unfair to say that Mao Zedong was an idealist who lost touch with reality. China was struggling mightily in the first half of the 1900s. There was constant turmoil in China. The…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**I cannot think of a clever title for my To Kill A Mockingbird essay. The essay topic is the evil,…**

When writing an essay, sometimes it is best to write an outline that shows the direction you want to go first, before selecting a title. If you already have the essay written, go back through it…

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**1984**

**How does Orwell use the symbol of the memory holes to deepen the aesthetic impact of the novel…**

In Part One, Chapter Four, of 1984, the reader is first introduced to the memory hole. These holes are prevalent in the Ministry of Truth, where Winston works, and are used for destroying scraps of…

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**NEVER LET ME GO**

**How is the theme of otherness presented in Never Let Me Go?**

Though we come to know protagonist Kathy and her friends Ruth and Tommy as real, feeling people, the story unfolds to reveal the strange lives they live as not-quite people. Kathy and her friends…

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**THE FIRST SEVEN YEARS**

**How does Feld’s belief that he “wasted his youth” relate to what he desires for his daughter?**

In the story, Feld is a disgruntled shoemaker. He feels that he has ‘wasted his youth’ and regrets not pursuing the kind of higher education that may have saved him from an impoverished existence….

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**HISTORY**

**How did immigrants change American society? What impact did immigrants have on the United States…**

Immigrants have had a significant impact on our society. Immigrants provided a significant portion of the labor in our factories. Many immigrants believed they could make a better living in the…

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**THE BLACK CAT**

**How did the narrator in “The Black Cat” try to justify his sin?**

As an unreliable narrator, the narrator of “The Black Cat” sets up his entire story to try to excuse his actions, despite the ruse of trying to “unburden his soul” before his execution. The sin of…

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**KING LEAR**

**What’s a brief summary of the Shakespeare plays King Lear and Macbeth in their simplest form?**

In its simplest form, King Lear is a play about a king who makes a big mistake. He wants to retire, so he decides to split his kingdom between his three daughters. First, he makes them tell him how…

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**LITERATURE**

**The poem “To the doctor who treated the raped baby and felt such despair” seems to move between…**

There are two major contrasting settings throughout the poem. One setting remains constant while the other refers to a diverse number of settings similar to each other. The fixed setting is that of…

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**ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST**

**Who is telling the story to the reader? In other words, who is the narrator?**

The narrator in the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is “Chief” Bromden, a Native American patient who has been in the asylum for his schizophrenia longer than any of the other patients. In…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**In chapters 11-23 of Frankenstein, what obstacles prohibit the monster from achieving happiness?…**

The monster faces many obstacles because of his appearance. After he leaves Victor’s apartment and has to fend for himself, the monster at first does not know how he appears to others. He tries to…

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**HISTORY**

**Who was the President of the United States when the nation fell into the Great Depression?**

Herbert Hoover was the President of the United States when the Stock Market crashed, beginning on October 24 1929, and signalling the start of the Great Depression. (Hoover had only been in office…

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**WILLIAM WORDSWORTH**

**In the poem “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” do you think the speaker regrets…**

William Wordsworth’s “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” is a classic example of Wordsworthian Romanticism. It’s also a long and complex poem, so it’s perfectly fine to be confused by…

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**Who is the most ambitious character in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar?**

It would seem that there are only two characters in the play who could be considered “most ambitious.” They are Julius Caesar and Cassius. Julius Caesar should be considered the most ambitious of…

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**THE MERCHANT OF VENICE**

**The following quote is from The Merchant of Venice: “Give me my principal and let me go.”…**

The speaker in this instance is the Jew, Shylock, who is a moneylender. The ‘principal’ he refers to here is the exact amount of money he lent to Bassanio – three thousand ducats – for which…

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**IN ANOTHER COUNTRY**

**In the dialogue between the narrator and the major (lines 113-146), what kind of loss has the…**

The major has just lost his young wife whom he has rather recently married, and he is unable to accept this loss after his injury. The narrator feels “sick for him.” The narrator’s initial remark…

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**REFERENCE**

**With reference to the poem, “To the doctor who treated the raped baby and who felt such despair”:…**

When I first read the title of the poem, three things came to mind. First of all, it’s long! Most of the time titles of poems are short, to the point, and often symbolic in some way. Every word…

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**BUSINESS**

**Can the problem of scarcity be resolved?**

The problem of scarcity can never be resolved. It is the fundamental problem that makes the study of economics possible. All people, in all places and times, are faced with scarcity. Scarcity is…

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**SCIENCE**

**Does a net force causes a change in an object’s motion? Yes, no, or it depends?**

Net force is the sum total of all the forces acting on a body. If the forces that are acting on the body, are equal in magnitude and opposite in direction, the net force will be 0. This is the…

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**BUSINESS**

**How might various managerial skills relate to different managerial roles.**

Although each management position may require a different set of skills, there are some skills that general managers should have. Those include management and leadership skills, communication…

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**HISTORY**

**What was the relationship between the Renaissance and the Reformation? To what extent did the…**

The first thing to understand is that the definition of the word “renaissance” is “rebirth.” In the same way that the Renaissance was a cultural rebirth, the Reformation was a religious rebirth….

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**How does Mayella have lessons to teach Scout about being a woman in To Kill a Mockingbird?**

Chapter 18 of To Kill a Mockingbird is dedicated to Mayella Ewell’s testimony that she was raped by Tom Robinson. However, Atticus does his best to show that a rape never happened and that Mayella…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What lessons and values does Walter Cunningham Jr. teach Scout Finch throughout the novel To Kill…**

Scout learns several important lessons and values from her interactions with Walter Cunningham Jr. throughout the novel. At the beginning of the novel, Jem stops Scout from beating Walter up on the…

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**STRUCTURALISM**

**What is the basic concept of structuralism?**

Structuralism is a method used by sociologists, anthropologists, literary theorists, and linguists. They employ this method to show how all aspects of culture are based upon some underlying…

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