# What is the government supposed to do with regard to civil rights?

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What is the government supposed to do with regard to civil rights?**

Government was created to protect our rights. Our rights are not granted by the government. In fact, our Bill of Rights was added to the US Constitution to protect us from government infringement…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x and y if y=6/x and 2^(x+y)=32.**

We have to solve for x and y given that: y=6/x and 2^(x+y)=32. Now 2^(x+y)=32 => 2^(x+ y) = 2^5 As the base is the same we can equate the exponents => x+ y = 5 => x = 5 – y Substitute this…

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**MATH**

**What is x if 5*6^x-2*3^2x-3*2^2x=0 ?**

We have to solve for x given that 5*6^x – 2*3^2x – 3*2^2x = 0 Now 5*6^x – 2*3^2x – 3*2^2x = 0 => 5*2^x*3^x – 2*3^2x – 3*2^2x = 0 Factor out 2^2x => 5*3^x/2^x – 2*3^2x/2^2x – 3 = 0 =>…

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**MATH**

**geometryFind the area of the circle with radius 8/9 cm.**

Given the radius r= 8/9. We need to find the area of the circle. We know that the formula of the area of a circle is given by: A = r^2 * pi where r is the radius. Then, we will substitute with r=…

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**MATH**

**missingFind the missing length for the right triangle: a = 5 b = 17 c = ________**

If a and b are the legs and c is the hypotenuse, we can find this using the Pythagorean Theorem. This theorem says that a^2 +b^2 = c^2 So then we have 5^2 + 17^2 = c^2 25 + 289 = c^2 c^2 = 314 c =…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the sum 4^n – 1 represents the sum of the terms of a geometric sequence.**

We’ll determine the general term bn, and then, we’ll utter any other term of the progression. From enunciation: Sn=b1+b2+b3+…+bn (4^n)-1=b1+b2+b3+…+bn bn=(4^n)-1-[b1+b2+b3+…+b(n-1)] But…

**MATH**

**calculateWhat is the length of the base of a triangle with height 7 m and area 15 3/4 m2?**

Let us assume that ABC is a right angle triangle where AC is the hypotenuse, BC is the base, and AB is the height. Given the height of the triangle is 7 m and the area is 15 3/4. ==> AB = 7 We…

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**MATH**

**Find the vector v if u*v=15, w*v=17, u=5i+2j, w=i-j.**

We’ll write the vector b as: v = x*i + y*j We’ll apply the definition of dot product. u*v = (5i+2j)(xi + yj) u*v = 5xi^2 + 5yij + 2xij + 2yj^2 since the product of vectors ij = 0 and i^2 = j^2 = 1…

**MATH**

**fractionWhat is the area of a triangle with base 2/3 mm and height 3 1/3 mm?**

Let us assume that ABC is a right angle triangle such that the base is AB = 2/3 m and the height is BC = 3 1/3. We need to find the area of the triangle. We know that the area of the triangle is…

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**MATH**

**math topicradius = 65.72 ft circumference=?**

Given the radius of a circle is r= 65.72 ft. We need to find the circumference (C). We know that the formula of the circumference of a circle is given by: C = 2*r*pi (where C is the circumference…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate the telescoping series : sum1/(3n+1)(3n+4), n=1 to n= infinite**

We’ll write the fraction 1/(3n+1)(3n+4) as an algebraic sum of simple ratios: 1/(3n+1)(3n+4) = (1/3)[1/(3n+1) – 1/(3n + 4)] We’ll substitute n by 1 and we’ll get: s1 = 1/(3+1) – 1/(3 + 4) =…

**SCIENCE**

**what is the definition of an angle?**

An angle is formed by two rays with a common end point. The common end point is called the vertex. The angle is also measure of deviation from the straight line and is measured by the rotation…

**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**In the Scarlet Letter what does the color brown symbolize. Explain. Give qoutes if able.**

Well, brown (like gray and black) in The Scarlet Letter is one of the drab colors that the Purtians surround themselves with. It tended to symbolize the severity of the Puritan culture and the fact…

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**THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER**

**Please give me a detailed explanation of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”**

This is a very famous example of a literary ballad, and is also a disturbing exploration of the torments that guilt can cause on the human psyche and the horrific penance required by those who sin…

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**PHYSICS**

**What is the deceleration due to the application of the brakes in the following case?A driver in a…**

The initial speed that the car is moving at is equal to 64 mph. When the driver sees the stop sign, the brakes are applied and the car comes to a stop just before the sign. The final speed of the…

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**MATH**

**What are the values of a and b if the area of the triangle formed by the lines ax + by + 4 = 0,…**

The triangle is made up of the line ax + by + 4 = 0, the x – axis and the y-axis. Now the x and y axes are perpendicular. The equation of the third line ax + by + 4 = 0 can be written as -ax/4 +…

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**THE GARDEN PARTY: AND OTHER STORIES**

**In “The Garden Party,” at last, Laura did not finish her words. What did you think she would have…**

At the end of the tale, we are left with a sense of the inadequacy of words to describe a transcendent experience. Laura has just experienced a radically different world from her own world of…

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**GEORGE HERBERT**

**In “The Altar,” how can a reader demonstrate that there is a relationship between the form of the…**

George Herbert is renowned for his poems that are set in a particular shape, and therefore known as “shape poems.” What is important to realise is that this allows Herbert to make the structure and…

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**MATH**

**A three digit number is 12 times the sum of its digits. What can the number be?**

We are given that 12 times the sum of the digits of a three digit number is equal to the number. Let the number be abc where the digits of the number are a, b and c. Now (a + b + c)*12 = 100*a +…

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**MATH**

**find the equation of a line parallel to x axis, passing through(3, -6)**

We need the equation of a line parallel to the x axis and passing through (3, -6). Now a line parallel to the x-axis is one that has the same value of y for all values of x. As the line required…

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**MATH**

**find the equation of a line prependicular to x=-2, passing through the point (1, -3)**

The line x = -2 is a line that has a value of x equal to -2 for all values of y. This is a vertical line. The line perpendicular to x = -2, would have to be a horizontal line. We also know that the…

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**THE CITY OF EMBER**

**1.) Do you have a printable study guide for this? If so please post! 2.) The “foster mom’s” name…**

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**THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE**

**Please give me a reasonable reason for what motivated Hardy to write such an empty novel as The…**

Hardy’s intent in writing the novel was to catalogue the realities of Dorset life in a fictional context. However bizarre it may seem, the opening event of the novel, where Henchard sells his wife,…

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**GRAMMAR**

**What is a verb clause? What is its function? What are some examples?**

The term “verb clause” is a syntactical clause classification that isn’t familiar to all. A “verb clause” can be defined as a main clause that is independent and can function as a matrix…

**OSCAR WILDE**

**How is figurative language used in ”The Devoted Friend” by Oscar Wilde?**

“The Devoted Friend” by Oscar Wilde is a short story whose main idea is the exposure of the double standards of what is thought to be as the proper, righteous, and polite society of Victorian…

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**FALLING MAN**

**In Falling Man by Don DeLillo, what is the view on terrorism?**

Terrorism is seen from the internal point of view in the novel. DeLillo internalizes terrorism in the minds and actions of his characters. The novel examines terrorism from the personalized point…

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**BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON**

**Explain the point of view used in “By the Waters of Babylon.”**

This is a very perceptive question concerning this unforgettable story. Mostly this tale is taught as a great example of the first-person point of view and necessarily limited account that…

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**ELIZABETHAN DRAMA**

**Were costumes important at the time of Shakespeare’s Globe theater?**

Yes, costumes were very important! However, the Elizabethans didn’t think of costumes in the literal sense (as helping to creating the time and place of the action of the play) that we do today….

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**GEORGE ELIOT**

**In what ways was George Eliot an unconventional woman writer in Victorian Britain?**

I think that one of the ways that Eliot was unconventional in her pursuits was because she worked with rather “evolved” men. Starting from her father who was principled and competant in the world…

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**THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION**

**The House of the ScorpionThis is a fantastic book thetrb evrybofy dhoulf eresdd**

I am glad you think so. I have been working on a paper about the book and it has been interesting writing about a young-adult novel, not something I’ve really done before. I actually really…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**With lower courts having few attorneys and even fewer trials, should their activities be labeled…**

Whether or not a proceeding involves attorneys or the number of proceedings held are not factors in what legal proceedings are labeled. Legal proceedings are labeled as trials and hearings for…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Why do courtroom work groups resist efforts of public demands to get tougher on criminals and…**

I think that the wording of the question is interesting. In the end, I believe that many groups, such as the American Civil Liberties Union, are advocates for individual rights because of their…

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**HISTORY**

**Why is there a war in Afghanistan?**

The war in Afghanistan is going on for two reasons. First, the war is going on becaus there are various groups in Afghanistan that each want power. They are competing with one another to get power…

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**STUDENT STUDY TIPS**

**How can I memorize words for a major test?**

As a student I remember having to memorize the meanings of lots of words for different tests, and there is one strategy that I used over and over: I wrote out the words and their definitions….

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Atticus teach Jem and Scout about understanding antagonizing…**

As with every other important lesson Atticus Finch teaches his children, what he teaches about understanding is illustrated through his best method, which is shown by example. Atticus teaches them…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What’s the moral in the book “To Kill a Mockingbird”?**

This book is so layered and packed with potential morals that it is very difficult to pick just one. If you have read the book (I hope you have; if not, I highly recommend it. It is one of the…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What does government do in relation to Civil Rights policy?**

Based on its legal history, the purpose of government’s action in relation to Civil Rights policy is to ensure that there is equality within the law and present in the distribution of the law. The…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Social workersReason why we need social workers**

Basically, this is because there are many people who have problems that need professionals to be able to help them. For example, my nephew goes to an elementary school in which there are kids from…

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**ORYX AND CRAKE**

**What does the novel Oryx and Crake say about the lack of individuality?**

This is definitely a theme ripe for exploration in this work. I would personally approach it by discussing the Crakers and the way that Crake created them to be a “perfect” people, without the…

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**THE BLUEST EYE**

**How is Sex and sexuality portrayed in the novel? Are there both positive and negative aspects of…**

In the novel, sexuality is a major theme. Sexuality is regarded as a mystery when Pecola first menstruates at the beginning of the novel. The girls don’t know exactly what is going on, but they…

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**YOUNG ADULT BOOKS AND CENSORSHIP**

**What are 3 characteristics in the young adult genre of literature?What are 3 characteristics in…**

I think that young adult literature is varied enough to rely upon several elements. One significant element is the notion of identity. Young adult literature defines identity in a variety of…

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**INTO THE WILD**

**What page is the quote “In his search for happiness, Chris had left behind everyone he had…**

Actually, that quote never appears in Krakauer’s book. There are various places in the book that discuss Chris’ separation from his friends and family, such as pages 18 and 25.

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**WILLIAM WORDSWORTH**

**What is theme of William Wordsworth’s “She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways?”**

One of the most dominant themes of the Wordsworth’s poem is the appreciation of that which is unrecognized by society. There is a Romantic tendency to embrace that which is not acknowledged by the…

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**HISTORY**

**What was Canada’s role in the Cold War?**

Canada has strong social and economic ties to both the United States and the United Kingdom, and are traditional allies with both of those nations. Therefore, during the Cold War, Canada played a…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**What is the role of Sodapops in The Outsiders?**

Sodapops is the older brother of Ponyboy. In the novel he is sixteen but nearly seventeen and a clear dropout from high school. His function in the novel seems to be that he makes peace between the…

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**THE LITTLE PRINCE**

**What is the main lesson of The Little Prince as allegory?**

As an allegory Le Petit Prince by Antoine Saint-Exupery expresses lessons of friendship and altruism. Saint-Exupery once wrote, etre homme, etre responsable [to be man is to be responsible], and…

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**LES MISÉRABLES**

**What is the significance of the presence of children in Les Miserables?**

In Hugo’s depiction of a world where human rights are not even close to be recognized, the presence of children help to enhance this idea. When we consider the most innocent of society, children…

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**MACBETH**

**Why did Shakespeare choose to portray Macbeth as so conscience-stricken by his deed in…**

[eNotes editors are only permitted to answer one question at a time. Additional questions must be posted separately.] In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth is presented as a conscience-stricken man….

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**I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS**

**In I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, why is the strength of black women highlighted?**

Central to understanding this great novel is the realisation that, above all, this is a coming of age story, which allows the protagonist, Marguerite, to find her place in the world and overcome…

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**SCIENCE**

**what are two disadvantages of wind powerno**

One of the biggest disadvantages is that the wind does not blow at a constant speed so the amount of electricity being generated is constantly changing. This makes it difficult to feed it in to the…