What is the difference between respiration and photosynthesis?

What is the difference between respiration and photosynthesis?

  • BIOCHEMISTRY

What is the difference between respiration and photosynthesis?

Respiration occurs in all living things–including plants. Respiration can be aerobic(with oxygen present) or anaerobic(without oxygen). It is a process by which chemical energy in food is released…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What are Jack, Roger, Ralph, and Piggy’s motivations and attitudes of being on the island in Lord…

Well, I’ll begin with the first. Jack is motivated at different times by a desire to be in control and a desire to kill. In the beginning, he continually challenges Ralph’s authority, drawing…

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  • THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO

Why was Oscar’s mother mean to him in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao?

I don’t think that Beli is intentionally mean to her children. She had a really tough life under Trujillo’s regime in the DR–she lost most of her family and was abused horribly before finally…

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  • REFERENCE

What steps should India take to become a prosperous and secure nation in the next five years?What…

This one will evoke a great deal of divergence in thought. I would submit that India should continue what it is doing in terms of being seen as a world leader in fields such as information…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

In the beginning of “The Gift of the Magi” what are some pronouns you may find?Begining with the…

Pronouns are where you replace proper nouns with more generalized terms such as he, she, we, they, us, them, etc. For example, instead of saying “Susan, Jeffrey and Sam went to the movies last…

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  • REFERENCE

What is the best declamation piece for all high school levels?What is the best declamation piece…

You can take this in many different ways, because there is so much from which to choose. I will talk about ancient works, because that is what I know best. Also, rhetoric and the art of declamation…

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  • OTHELLO

Why doesn’t Othello investigate Iago’s actions?

Shakespeare suggests several reasons for Othello’s trust in Iago. First, Iago has been trusted by many in the past. If this were not the case, then he would not have the position in the military…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Where do I find a online copy of the book “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

http://www.wssb.wa.gov/content/classrooms/tate/ content/sophomores/stories/to_kill_a_mocking_bird/start.htm This website includes study questions and quizzes. It’s divided by chapters, which is…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451 what was Beatty’s purpose in his speeches to Montag, and what do they reveal…

When Beatty comes to Montag’s house to talk to him, it is after Montag has shown a lot of hesitation and doubts regarding his job and what it entails. The night before, Montag was really disturbed…

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  • THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

How are Wotton and Hallward different?no

Lord Henry (Harry) Wooton is an aristocrat and typical Wildean dandy which appears in other of Wilde’s plays and stories under different names. He is a bachelor, rich, selfish, with a trace of evil…

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  • BUSINESS

Is the following statement true? Explain. “The rapid increase in college tuition will lower the…

Be careful with your terms here… An increase in college tuition can not decrease the DEMAND for college. A decrease in demand has to be shown by a shift in the demand curve. What an increase…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Why animal testing should not be bannedanykind of testing (medical or cosmetic)

There is no correct answer to this — it’s only opinion. Here’s mine: Animal testing for important medical products is, without question, good. That is, as long as there is no way to test that is…

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  • BIOLOGY

What are the Endocrine glands and what are their purpose?

Endocrine glands are the group of glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood (rather than through a duct.) You can think of Endocrine glands as messengers in a similar way to the nervous…

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  • THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

In The Hound of the Baskervilles, what job did Sherlock Holmes assign to the boy Cartwright and…

In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story, The Hound of the Baskervilles, the boy Cartwright is a handy assistant for Wilson, a hotel manager. Holmes had worked with Cartwright on a case to…

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  • BEATLEMANIA!

The Beatles Break up!Okay, here is one of the saddest events in music history…the breakup of…

I’ve always found it amazing how many fairly successful bands broke up during the late 1960s and 1970s for the most ridiculous reasons. Today, the lure of big bucks would be enough to keep bands…

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  • BUSINESS

Please outline the role of accounting standards setting bodies.

The role of these bodies is, of course, to set standards for the accounting industry. These standards are usually pretty obscure, but have come to some prominence since the financial meltdown last…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Setting in “The Cask of Amontillado”How does Poe use setting to prepare us for the inevitable…

The setting in the story is dark and spooky, and it becomes even more forbidding. As sober Montresor leads drunken Fortunato deeper and deeper into the catacombs, the implication is that only one…

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  • BIOLOGY

What is blood made up of?

Blood is an essential part of your body (no duh, right?) It delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body and it also transports waste products away from the cells. It is made up of blood…

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  • SOFTWARE/WETWARE

Lazy students from word processing?Are word processing programs making students lazy

This will end up in the discussion section because it’s totally an opinion question. Here’s mine… I don’t think it’s word processing programs that make students lazy. I think it’s the habits…

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  • BIOLOGY

What happens in the pulmonary circulatory system?

There are a number of parts to the circulatory systems of which “pulmonary” is one. 1. In the PULMONARY Circulatory System, the blood moves from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart. In…

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  • BIOLOGY

Describe the functions of Plasma Membrane.

The plasma, or cell, membrane is one of the most important parts of both plant and animal cells. The membrane divides cells from each other. It controls what enters and leaves the cell, by both…

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  • THE GARDEN PARTY: AND OTHER STORIES

How do Laura’s strong feelings about the workmen foreshadow her strong feelings about canceling…

“The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield is a short story in which class distinction plays a large role. Laura is part of a rich, aristocratic family. When we meet them, all but Laura are…

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  • TITHONUS

State the Greek myth on which the poem “Tithonus” is based.

In Greek mythology, Tithonus was the son of the Trojan King Laomedon and a water nymph named Strymo. Tithonus and another Trojan prince, Ganymede (not his brother), were kidnapped by the Titan…

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  • MATH

Mrs. Vaswani bought minced chicken. She packed the chicken equally into packets of 1/5 kg each….

x = kg of chicken purchased y = packets made by using 1/5 kg packets. x/1/5 (x divided by 1/5) = y or 5x = y x/1/8 = y + 12 (because it is 12 more packets then the first scenario) or 8x = y +…

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  • BUSINESS

Which marketing philosophy is being used: Scenario # 01: Henry Ford (American founder of…

For scenario #2: The marketing philosophy used is called “Micro-giving” loosely based on Muhammad Yunus’s microfinancing philosophy. Each person gives to a charitable cause by buying the product or…

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  • ARS POETICA

What is the poem saying in “Ars Poetica” by Archibald MacLeish?

Archibald MacLeish’s poem, “Ars Poetica” is about the art of poetry. In it MacLeish leans heavily toward the idea of concrete imagery. Each of the 12 couplets that comprise this poem give a…

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  • HISTORY

What did St. Patrick think of the Irish?from the book how the irish saved civilization

Saint Patrick thought the Irish were heathens who needed to be converted to Christ. He came to be known as the one who, “found Ireland all heathen and left it all Christian” (from the World Book…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

Why do the mountains and forest bring peace to Victor but not to his monster/creature?

A large part of this answer is due to the literary context in which Frankenstein was produced. Mary Shelley was writing during the Romantic period, and as such, displays many themes that were…

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  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Do you argue that Amanda is presented as a matriachal figure in scene 5 of The Glass…

“Matriarchal” is not a term I would use to describe Amanda in any scene of The Glass Menagerie. She certainly tries to dominate and rule the lives of her children, but she does so with a shrill…

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  • BUSINESS

Is this statement true or false and why? The increased use of oil menorahs will increase the…

Oil menorahs and candles are substitute goods because if you use an oil menorah you don’t need to use candles. So here’s how you work this out: When more people use oil menorahs, that means fewer…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In regards to The Crucible, what foods would have been eaten in 1692 during the Salem witch trials?

Fresh foods were hard to come by in the harsh New England climate, and because many of the early settlers were struggling, they did not eat expensive things like meat very often. Lobsters were…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

How does Oedipus act intelligently or morally with his prophecy of doom in Oedipus Rex?

To which prophecy are you referring? There are no less than 5 oracles of doom in the Oedipus legend. #1: Oedipus will kill his father and marry his mother. Intelligent decision: Oedipus flees…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

According to Golding in Lord of the Flies, what is the most effective way to govern human…

Since Ralph is the protagonist in Lord of the Flies and Ralph tried to rule by using reason and a sense of good for everyone, it is reasonable to assume that Golding felt this was the best way to…

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  • THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

Why does O’Brien choose to include the story about a young girl named Linda in the book The…

At first glance, it might seem that the story of a little girl dying of cancer seems out of place in a book about soldiers experiencing combat in the Vietnam War. However, Linda’s tale is part of…

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  • BIOLOGY

What is the significance of legumes, nodules, and the bacteria within the nitrogen cycle?…

The air in the atmosphere is 78-80% Nitrogen, which sounds great if you’re a plant, right? Problem is, plants can’t use atmospheric Nitrogen! In the air, nitrogen is N2 gas. Nitrogen fixing…

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  • DEAR MR. HENSHAW

In Dear Mr. Henshaw, in what ways is Leigh “the mediumest boy” in class?Give examples from story…

When Leigh says he is “the mediumest boy in the class”, he means that, in his opinion, there is nothing really special about him, nothing that makes him stand out. As far as his physical…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

What is Huck’s understanding of human nature in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

Huckleberry Finn’s view of human nature is that humanity in all its levels is fallible and not to be trusted at face value. Huckleberry’s father was irresponsible to the extreme with Huckleberry…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What are some quotes and citations that describe the barn, bunkhouse, and crooks’ room in Of Mice…

Of Mice and Men is structurally similar to a play. Each of the chapters begins with a detailed description of the setting, and the characters move within the chapter restricted by this setting….

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the idea that capitivates Dill in To Kill a Mockingbird?

When Dill first hears the tale of the mysterious Boo Radley in Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, he cannot get it out of his mind. His primary goal for the rest of the novel is to lure Boo…

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  • JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL

Describe the barber’s main points for an essay about “Just Lather, That’s All.”

The barber is one of the two characters that make up Hernando Tellez’s short story, “Just Lather, That’s All.” The story takes place in the barber’s shop as a surprise customer enters: It is…

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  • BIOLOGY

Could the following statements about theoretical growth curves for predators and prey actually…

I think, in general, you can make a case that this course of events is typical in nature. The problem is that it is very simplified. There are a lot of other factors that exist that might mess…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the book To Kill a Mockingbird how would you describe the significance of the “morphodite” in…

You might have a good time talking to your class about Scout’s misunderstanding (and mispronunciation) of the word “morphodite” in Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It is certainly one of…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

What are two external traits of Major Morris and two internal traits for Mrs White in “The…

Major Morris is described as “a tall, burly man, beady of eye and rubicund of visage.” Thus, he is tall and muscular, which means he probably has an intimidating presence. Yet his eyes are beady…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, why does Danforth arrange a meeting between John and Elizabeth Proctor?

By the time that act four rolls around in the play, hundreds of people are in the jails, the townspeople are starting to turn against the judges and the courts, a nearby town of Andover overthrew…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

Are there any themes in The Witch of Blackbird Pond?

I believe the main one deals with bigotry and prejudice. The Puritans escaped to the colonies to pursue religious freedom denied to them in England. When they became established as a colony, they…

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  • THE GIVER

Why did Jonas decide to leave?Why did Jonas cry?

Jonas chose to leave the community. He cried when he saw his father murder the smaller of the identical twins. This was the first time he realized how far his Community has gone in pursuit of…

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  • BIOLOGY

What would happen to the exponential growth curve of a population if a pollutant or a new…

Exponential growth is achieved with any population that has no limiting factors on their reproduction rate. Bacteria (commonly called germs) make for a good example because of how quickly they…

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  • MATH

How does this work for solving equations and formulas: ax-b= c for x I’m having problems with my…

ax-b = c Follow the same steps you would for following regular equations. Since the opposite of – b is + b, start by adding b to both sides. ax – b + b = c + b ax = c + b Now since x is being…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Why did Montresor kill Fortunato in “The Cask of Amontillado”?

You know, it never really says. In “The Cask of Amontillado” all we know is that Montresor has some sort of gripe with Fortunato and wants to see the man dead. Not only that, he wants to see him…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

In The Kite Runner, how does Amir startle the Afghans at the flea market?

I don’t know that “startle” is the best word for how Afghans would view Amir’s approaching Soraya, the daughter of General Taheri, but they certainly would have seen his move as bold. Amir goes to…

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