What is the probability of havingat least one boy out of 3 children?Please show work.

# What is the probability of havingat least one boy out of 3 children?Please show work.

• MATH

What is the probability of havingat least one boy out of 3 children?Please show work.

Every child born can be either a boy or a girl. So we have two options here. Therefore the probability of a boy being born is 1/2. Now for each of the three children that are born there is a 1/2…

• MATH

A reuters/zogby poll showed that 61% of americans say they believe that life exists somewhere…

We are given the percentage of Americans who believe that life exists somewhere else in the galaxy is 61%. So 61 out of every 100 people polled believe that life exists somewhere else in the…

• HISTORY

Find the z-score correspoinding to the given value and use the z-score to determine whether the…

This is a fairly direct exercise as long as you have the picture of what is going on. The underlying idea is to find out how much bigger than the standard deviation the difference between our…

• MATH

Solve the differential equation dy/ dx = (1 + y^2) * e^x .

We have to solve the differential equation dy/ dx = (1 + y^2) * e^x Now we can write this in a form where all terms with y are grouped with dy and all terms with x are grouped with dx. dy/ dx = (1…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is a suitable topic for a sociology research paper based on family?I’m doing a paper but I…

How about some positive ideas regarding families which aren’t particularly typical. I’m thinking of people who regularly bless other children by serving as foster parents or by adopting. These…

• HISTORY

EconomicsHow are the 1920’s similar and different from the 1990’s/2000’s? What lessons should we…

I think the main lesson that investors should have learned is to beware of bubbles. That was similar between the 1920s and the 2000s — there were bubbles that led to overpriced assets. The…

• WALLACE STEVENS

As epollock accurately suggests, this is a poem about banality. Formally, the poem is also about word-play and “negative space.” Even in dreams, where so much is possible, the sleepers depicted in…

• HISTORY

Is the American Revolution considered radical or conservative to women?

I think that you could wind up with different ways to approach this. For me, though, I would have to capitulate and end up arguing that the revolution was not radical for women. I don’t see the…

• HISTORY

How does American Revolution change the economy?

The most overwhelming way in which the American Revolution changed the economy was that it allowed the colonists to make and keep their own money. In the years the preceded it, so much of colonial…

• WALLACE STEVENS

What is the theme of “Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock”?

The poem seems to be about loneliness and regret. The white nightgowns that “haunt” the houses refer to brides who do not inhabit these dwellings; the descriptive colors of the absent nightgowns…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why does Harper Lee split the book into two parts and why does she include the information she…

Part 1 of To Kill A Mockingbird focuses mainly on the children’s obsession with Boo Radley. In the novel’s early chapters, readers come to recognize Scout, Jem, and Dill as curious children who…

• MACBETH

On her entry in the play in act 1 sc. 5 reading a letter from her husband, Lady Macbeth revealed her mind in two soliloquies. She wanted Macbeth become the king as prophesied by the witches, but…

• GOOD ADVICE IS RARER THAN RUBIES

Could someone suggest a critical essay – scholarly, peer-reviewed – on the short story? I need…

The link inclued is a fairly good read about several Rushdie works. The short story in question is featured and with it are some interesting analyses about some of the ideas in the story. For…

• THE WATERWORKS

In The Waterworks, how does questioning the reliability of the narrator effect our interpretation…

Since this question in under the purview of literary criticism and since there are many branches of criticism, there may certainly be at least several ways to approach the answer to your question….

• SIDDHARTHA

What does Siddhartha realize that he must do to find the self he is seeking?

Having left the Semanas and his friend Govinda, Siddhartha realizes he must be in the world before he can be removed from it: to look at a beautiful woman without lowering his eyes, to shave his…

• ARTS

Discuss the importance of dance and music in India.

I think that the question can be applied to nearly any culture. However, in Indian culture, dance and music have so much importance to religious worship and spirituality. From the most ancient of…

• LITERATURE

What would be 3 major points about the novel Jubilee by Margaret Alexander Walker?Critical analysis

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• LORD OF THE FLIES

What would the final chapter be like?Assume the persona of one of the surviving boys now grown to…

As you know, we cannot write your essay for you, but we can help you with how you might attack this assignment. First of all, you must choose the boy you want to write about. Would it be Ralph? He…

• HISTORY

What has been the impact of the Great Depression?What has been the impact of the Great Depression?

The Great Depression had many sorts of impacts. I would say that its greatest impact in the United States was to increase the size and scope of government. I think this has been the most lasting…

Unfortunately, you are not allowed to ask more than one question, so I have chosen to focus on the theme of this terrifying short story. From the very first paragraph it is clear that revenge is…

What does the following quotation mean: “There are times…when one must lose a little beauty if…

The quote “There are times…when one must lose a little beauty if one is to keep what little beauty one already has,” from “The Flying Machine,” by Ray Bradbury, is a paradoxical statement. The…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

If you were interviewing someone about bullying in high school, what six questions would you…

It depends on whether the interview is of the bully, or the victim, and also what the purpose of the interview is. For example, are you interviewing students in general to determine if bullying is…

Do you believe the Emperor is justified in executing the flyer? What would you have done in his…

Each question must be listed separately. I can answer only one. Also, please note that this is my opinion, as your answer should be when you address it. With opinions, there are generally no wrong…

“Certain knowledge should be suppressed for good of majority.” Given that Bradbury lived in 21…

I can only answer one of the two questions presented, so I will address whether or not the quote provided is a theme of the story. Knowing Bradbury’s work as I do, I cannot imagine that he would…

• A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

How do the angel and the spider-woman show the overall meaning of “A Very Old Man with Enormous…

The angel and the spider-woman — a giant tarantula with the head of a woman — are both examples of seemingly supernatural creatures that are treated with contempt. Instead of being astonished by…

• THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

In D.H. Lawrence’s “The Rocking-Horse Winner”, what would be the element of language within the…

You might find it more useful to specify what precisely you are referring to by “language” – do you mean diction (word choice) or another aspect, for example the way irony is built into the text?…

• MEDEA

Why did Medea kill her own children though they were innocent ?

When considering this question, students will first need to think about the ancient source in which they are encountering Medea. Several different sources tell the story of Medea killing her…

• HISTORY

Why did most Northerners tend to oppose the Mexican-American War while most Southerners tended to…

The simple answer here is slavery. The Northerners thought that this was a war to expand slavery and the South liked the war because they thought it would give them a chance to expand slavery. I…

• MEDEA

Briefly describe the legend of the Golden Fleece.

The Golden Fleece originated when a Greek king named Athamas was about to sacrifice his son, Phrixus. Phrixus was hated by his step-mother, Ino, who plotted to have Phrixus killed and arranged for…

• LITERATURE

I am a college student who has to findout why the following books were banned and what year they…

Wish Giver, 1983: banned for satanic references Day No Pigs Would Die, 1972: banned for depictions of pigs mating and their slaughter dates from wikipedia

• MEDEA

Give an easy and short plot summary of the play ‘Medea’.

This summary will try to address both the version of the Medea staged by Euripides in 431 BCE and the play written by Seneca in the middle of the first century CE. The play begins with the news…

• TWELFTH NIGHT

How does Shakespeare portray love in Twelfth Night?

Love is a very common theme in Shakespeare’s comedies. The structure of a classical Comedy is such that, after a series of complications for at least one romantic couple, the play ends “happily”…

• THE DARKLING THRUSH

How did Hardy treat the theme of death in “The Darkling Thrush.”

Thomas Hardy’s morose poem about the turn of the twentieth century employs a bleak and wintry landscape as a metaphor for the death of the nineteenth century and personification of the end of the…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Describe the 3 different type of leader. Give a real life example of each type of leader. What…

Different experts have suggested many different ways of classifying types of leaders and leadership styles. One such classification of leaders in three types has been proposed by Kurt Lewin and…

• A SEPARATE PEACE

What are the conflicts in “A Separate Piece”.man vs man, man vs nature, man vs himself etc.

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• LITERATURE

In Bernard MacLaverty’s ‘Secrets,’ what significance, if any, is there in ‘Pip’s meeting with…

Well the way i see it is, Ms.Havishm was this recluse that wore her wedding dress for 30 years. and in the same way, the narrators aunt might have also been wearing her wedding dress for a long…

• JANE EYRE

Mr. Brocklehurst’s PhilosophyIn Jane Eyre, what do you think of Mr. Brocklehurst’s philosophy of…

Chapter 7 narrates the first visit of Brocklehurst to Lowood, his school, whilst Jane is there. During this time he takes Miss Temple to task for “indulging” the girls by allowing them an extra…

• CINEMA

In “The Pianist” by Roman Polanski how is the main theme of man’s inhumanity toward man/ human…

I think that one of the earliest moments in the film where we can see the brutality of the Holocaust in evidence was a simple moment when Szpilman is walking alongside one of the many walls in…

• DOLOR

What places does Roethke refer to?

In this poem, the speaker refers to a bunch of places where the ennui of modern life occurs. Basically, he is saying that the sorts of places in which people work and study and spend time in the…

• DOLOR

Explain its structure.

The poem resembles a sonnet although it is not rhymed and is not molded into any dominant rhythmical pattern. Unity is achieved through rhythmical cadence groups and alliteration (e.g., misery of…

• MACBETH

What is the meaning of “fair is foul and foul is fair”? Act I scene 1I dunno if this is different…

The three witches speak this line together at the close of the opening scene of Macbeth. The line sounds paradoxical because of the syntactic inversion called chiasmus in the line. The two words…

• THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” give an example of foreshadowing while explaining why it…

In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” an example of foreshadowing would be the clue that Dr. Roylott has someone from his former residence of India who sends animals native to that land to him…

• HISTORY

Could the American Revolution have been avoided if the British had pursued different policies…

Maybe in the short run, yes. But in the long run, there was no way that this was going to be avoided, in my opinion. In the short run, the Revolution would surely have been avoided if the British…

• ERNEST HEMINGWAY

How would you state the theme of “Soldier’s Home”?Ernest Hemingway

To use the words of a title of Thomas Wolfe’s “You Can’t Go Home Again.” The theme expresses the fact that a person is greatly altered by something as horrific as war; therefore, he cannot return…

• VINCENT STARRETT

Describe the flashback in the short story “Man in Hiding” by Vincent Starrett.

the flashback is when the murderer flashes back to the scene of the crime

• DOLOR

What does dolor mean?

“Dolor” refers to pain, suffering, and grief. Words generally related are sadness, misery, desolation, and pathos. The details objectifying the word are made objective through a linkage with…

• EDMUND SPENSER

In Sonnet 1 of Edmund Spenser’s Amoretti, what is the function of the use of personification in…

In sonnet 1 of Edmund Spenser’s sixteenth-century sonnet sequence titled Amoretti, the speaker addresses the “happy leaves” (or pages) of a book as if they were living things. This use of…

• DOLOR

What is the theme of this poem?

The theme of William Wordsworth’s poem “The World Is Too Much With Us” is one of vision. What is meant by this is the theme refers to how one regards the world around them when their vision is…

• RICHARD CORY

How does the speaker feel about Richard Cory?

The surprising last line of the poem is ultimately where the whole poem is headed. As the previous post noted, the pace of the poem is driving us through this description of Cory and of the…