What is the relationship between atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, mixtures

What is the relationship between atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, mixtures

  • THE GIVER

In The Giver, at what age are you chosen for volunteer hours? What age does it end?

In the book The Giver by Lois Lowry, a very structured society is depicted. The ages of society members do not start with the date of their birth, but rather there is a communal ceremony once a…

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  • BUSINESS

A $1,000 corporate bond with 20 years to maturity pays a coupon of 7% (semi-annual) and the…

Using the zero-arbitrage assumption, we price the bond at the net present value of the cashflows it provides.It provides the following cashflows:$35 (1/2 * 7% * $1000) twice a year for the next 20…

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  • THE LADY OR THE TIGER?

What is the king’s system of punishment in “The Lady or the Tiger?”

In this story, the king uses what the narrator calls “poetic justice,” meting out justice in a large ampitheater he had built for that very purpose. The accused is taken into the ampitheater and…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the average annual surface temperature compare to latitude and longitude?

Latitude and longitude are two different coordinates found on a map. Each coordinate is expressed in degrees. Latitude is the angular distance north or south of the celestial equator. The larger…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Is the following quote, from To Kill a Mockingbird, a simile, a metaphor, or personification?…

The passage quoted is a simile. The use of the word as or like in a stated comparison between two unlike persons or things forms a simile. Therefore, the sentence “In spite of our warnings it…

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  • THE BET

In “The Bet,” does the lawyer’s opinion on life being better than no life change?

This is a great question. I’d like to say that, no, his opinion doesn’t change. That would have made a better end to the story, I think. But the story ends with the lawyer writing a long note about…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

How is Giles’ deposition turned against him in The Crucible?

Giles Corey’s deposition states that Mr. Putnam told his daughter, Ruth, to accuse George Jacobs of witchcraft so that Putnam could buy his land (which would go up for auction upon Jacobs’s…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain how energy in ATP molecules is transferred there from its original source.

Cells require an energy source to perform work including transport, mechanical work and chemical reactions necessary for life to continue. Sugars like glucose can be used by cells during…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Who alerts the firemen to the old woman’s library at 11 North Elm Street? How does the woman…

When the firemen arrive at 11 North Elm Street, they discover that the police have not arrested the homeowner prior to their arrival. Normally, the offender is handcuffed, with mouth duct-taped,…

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  • SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

How does the author of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight differ from the author or Beowulf?

As with many authors from this period, we have limited knowledge about the authors of these poems. One very key distinction is that the author of Beowulf is far, far younger than the story he…

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  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON

Was Booker T. Washington’s philosophy of “accommodation and self-help” accepted and followed by…

Washington’s “accommodation and self-help” philosophy developed from a speech he delivered at the 1895 Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition that became known as the “Atlanta…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

What are some significant differences between the way Clerval and Victor view the world in…

Henry Clerval and Victor Frankenstein see the world in almost completely opposing ways. Henry is a Romantic, someone who responds emotionally to nature, to literature, to music, and the like. He…

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  • KING LEAR

What are the similarities between the main plot and the subplot in “King Lear”?

In both the main plot and the subplot of King Lear, both main characters are old men with powerful positions in the world. Both of them make the same mistake in trusting the wrong child and…

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  • SCIENCE

How are sound and light alike and different?

Sound and light are similar in that both are forms of energy that travel in waves. They both have properties of wavelength, freqency and amplitude. Here are some differences: Sound can only travel…

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  • HATCHET

How does Brian react to the gruesome scene he encounters in the plane in Hatchet by Gary Paulsen?

Brian is horrified and frightened by the condition of the pilot’s body, but he continues salvaging the plane because he must. Eventually, Brian goes back to the plane to see what he can salvage….

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  • HOLES

What does Stanley find out about Zigzag in Chapter 17 of Holes by Louis Sachar?

Stanley learns Zigzag has harbored a grudge and can be violent. All of the boys at Camp Green Lake go by nicknames. The nicknames are generally not flattering. Stanley’s nickname is Caveman….

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What are the differences and similarities between democracy and monarchy?

Historically, there are not many similarities between democracy, which is rule by the consent of the people, and monarchy, which is rule by a hereditary ruler. In a democracy, the people make basic…

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  • KING LEAR

What are the differences and similarities between the main plot and the subplot in “King Lear”?

If we assume the main plot follows King Lear and his three daughters and the subplot follows the Earl of Gloucestor and his two sons, then there are indeed numerous similarities and several…

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  • HISTORY

Why does the Mesoamerican calendar have 18 months?

Well, basically, why not? While years are a clear astronomical phenomenon—the Earth goes around the Sun, the seasons complete a full cycle—months are more or less arbitrary. They are sometimes…

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  • SEEDFOLKS

In Paul Fleischman’s Seedfolks, why does Amir tell the story of the Polish woman who had been in…

Amir tells the story of a Polish woman he met, who did time in a concentration camp, in order to illustrate the point that you should not judge a book by its cover and/or reinforce stereotypes. You…

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  • THE BIRDS

What effect does the sound of the clock have in “The Birds”?

In “The Birds,” the chime of the kitchen clock interrupts the “scratching and tearing” of the birds’ attack. That the narrator describes the chime as “homely” suggests that it is a welcome…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What causes Jem to wreck Mrs. Dubose’s camellias in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird?

In Chapter 11, Jem and Scout are heading to the store to spend his birthday money, when Mrs. Dubose begins to verbally insult them. She accuses the children of playing hooky, even though it’s…

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  • THE PORTABLE PHONOGRAPH

In the short story “The Portable Phonograph,” why does the author mention or allude to…

As the story opens, an old man named Doctor Jenkins is playing host to a small group of men who, like him, are survivors of an unspecified holocaust which destroyed all of human civilization….

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  • MATH

What will probably happen to the rabbit population over the course of a year

Unlike money, populations of rabbits do grow continuously. The same applies to other animals, people and people. The population of rabbits are dynamic. This means that the population of rabbits are…

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  • NIGHT

In which chapter, and on which page, is the father killed by his son in Night?

Allowing that different versions of this text have different pagination, the story appears at the end of Chapter 7, on what is (in my text) page 96. At this point, Elie and his father have walked a…

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  • THE HOBBIT

What is the context of The Hobbit?

In literature, context refers to all factors that influenced an author in the writing of his story. There’s the historical context, the socio-political context, and even the literary context….

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  • MATH

The mass of rock is 50 g. we used a graduated cylinder to find it’s volume which was 10 mL. what…

Let’s begin by understanding the key concepts and definition of density: Density is a characteristic property of a substance. Therefore density is de fined as the relationship between the mass of…

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  • HISTORY

For whom was the Webster-Hayne Debate beneficial?

The topic of nullification was the focus of the Webster-Hayne debate. The southern states were very unhappy with the protective tariff of 1828. They believed it was too high. This tariff hurt the…

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  • THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

What does the laughter symbolize in “The Masque of the Red Death”?

During Prince Prospero’s feverish masquerade, the knights and dames dance wildly in gay company until the huge black clock tolls the hour. Thus, each hour, the dancing stops and the musicians…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are three primary U.S. laws that established the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and…

There are several laws that are related to the Department of Homeland Security. The first law was the one that created this agency. It was the Homeland Security Act of 2002. It was passed in direct…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Identify a few examples of synecdoche and metonymy as they are used in Act 3, scene 1 of Romeo…

Metonymy and synecdoche are two figures of speech which are often confused since they are so similar. In metonymy one replaces the name of a thing with another name with which it is closely…

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  • SCIENCE

Rubber, plastic and glass are good examples of these materials.

Rubber, plastic and glass are all good examples of insulators or insulating materials. These materials do not conduct electricity, as opposed to conductors or conducting materials (such as copper,…

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  • HISTORY

In what ways did the U.S. government restrict civil liberties during and immediately after World…

During and after World War I, the government restricted the civil liberties of the American people. During the war, two laws were passed that restricted civil liberties. The Sedition Act was…

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  • THE NIGHT THOREAU SPENT IN JAIL

What are some aphorisms in “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail”?

An aphorism is a wise saying or a maxim. Such quotes often include a bit of wordplay, and they always make us think. Thoreau is one of the most quoted American authors, and his writing is peppered…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Why does Montag read the poem “Dover Beach”?

Montag’s wife, Mildred, invites some of her friends over and this leads to Montag losing his cool and risking being reported to the firemen for possessing books. Shortly after the women arrive,…

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  • SCIENCE

What do elements within a group number have the same number of?

All the elements within the same group, in the periodic table of elements, have the same number of valence electrons. These are the electrons in the outer orbital. For example, the group 1 or…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Based on the political principles of classical liberalism and the women’s suffragette movement,…

The connection between classical liberalism and women’s rights is so strong that the really baffling thing is how long it took people to see it. Classical liberalism was based on principles like…

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  • I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD

Which phrase represents the speaker’s feeling toward daffodils in stanza 3 of “I Wandered Lonely…

The following lines represent the speaker’s feelings toward the daffodils, with an emphasis on the word “gay;” A poet could not but be gay, In such a jocund company The poet is saying that, as…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Was the development of unions a necessary step in the evolution of classical liberal ideas?

I’m hesitant to say that anything was a necessary step in the evolution of anything. That implies a rather strict determinism of historical progression where it’s impossible to skip steps or take…

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  • KEEPING CORNER

Where does Keeping Corner take place?

The book Keeping Corner, written by Kashmira Sheth, is set in the year 1918 in a small, rural village in India. The societal structure of India, called the caste system, plays a large part in how…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How is Dill looked at as an outsider in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird?

Dill’s heightened sensitivity is one characteristic that makes him an outsider of Maycomb in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Since he is from Meridian, not Maycomb, Dill is not influenced by…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Why did the drawbacks of the Industrial Revolution require both political and economic changes?

The Industrial Revolution enormously increased the level of economic output and therefore wealth, and raised the standard of living for millions of people.But it did not raise everyone’s standard…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men, is the author suggesting that not all humans are animals?

The title “Of Mice and Men” is one of the symbols of the novel and is not meant literally, though both mice and men feature prominently in the book. Steinbeck is not suggesting an either/or…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What are some metaphors in book eleven of the Odyssey?

Odysseus calls the “fair wind” sent by Circe a “welcome comrade.” So, in this metaphor, he compares the wind that pushes their boat forward, speeding them on to the next leg of their journey, to a…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

What could be a reader’s first impression of Freak the Mighty?

Well, keep in mind that this is an opinion question so your “first impressions” might be different from my “first impressions” of Freak the Mighty. That being said, I am happy to share my own…

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  • THE SNIPER

How does the sniper’s seemingly contradictory “cry of joy” and feeling of “remorse” contribute to…

There are contradictions or paradoxes in this story. The sniper has characteristics of innocence as well as violence. He is, or once was, a student. But engaged in the Irish Civil War, he has…

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  • A TIME TO KILL

In Chapter Five of To Kill a Mockingbird, what is Miss Maudie’s philosophy?

Miss Maudie’s philosophy is to enjoy life and not be judgmental of others. Miss Maudie is Scout’s neighbor. She is very laid-back, for an adult. She allows Scout and Jem almost free reign to…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What is the best thesis statement written about The Great Gatsby?

Unfortunately, because I don’t know your assignment prompt, I can’t help you very specifically. However, what I can do is first give you pointers on writing a strong thesis statement in general,…

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  • RIP VAN WINKLE

How did “Rip Van Winkle” reflect the current situation in society and politics?

Wandering away from his nagging wife, Rip Van Winkle falls under a spell and sleeps for 20-odd years. As a result, when he returns to his village in the Catskills, he has no idea that the American…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the relationship between atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, mixtures, and the…

Atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, and mixtures are all forms of matter. Matter is defined as anything that has mass and volume. Atoms, elements, molecules, and compounds are all pure…

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