# What led to the poverty increase during Reagan’s years as president?

**HISTORY**

**What led to the poverty increase during Reagan’s years as president?**

There are at least three different possible answers. We cannot know for sure which of them (or other possible answers) is the true answer. There is simply no way to know for a fact what causes…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What change do the choir boys undergo on the island?**

The choir boys make two transitions in their character under the leadership of Jack Merridew. At first, the choir boys enter the scene as an older group, and they appeared still in their uniforms….

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**PHYSICS**

**The force F acts through the origin. What is the magnitude of F and what angles does it make with…**

To determine the magnitude of a force, we’ll apply the formula: |F| = sqrt(a^2 + b^2 + c^2) where a,b,c are the coefficients of the unit vectors i,j,k. We’ll identify the coefficients: a,b,c. F =…

**SCIENCE**

**How can you calculate acceleration of the two velocities are of opposite directions?I’m not…**

Oops, you’re right. Acceleration is calculated as the rate of change of velocity. So it’s the difference of the initial velocity and the final velocity divide by the time taken. The initial…

**SCIENCE**

**Place these organelles into categories as either plant and/or animal cell.cytoplasm = plant or…**

Cytoplasm makes up most of the cell’s volume and is found in both animal and plant cells. It is mainly composed of water. The nuclear membrane is found in both plant and animal cells and is the…

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**PHYSICS**

**The resultant of 2 forces in a plane is 400N at 120 degrees. One of the forces is 200N at 20…**

We’ll draw a line that will connect the head ends of the resultant and the given force. We’ll put the head of the vector of the missing force, near the resultant. Now, we’ll apply the cosine law to…

**DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT**

**In what ways does “Do Not Go Gentle Into This Good Night” affect the reader?I specifically am…**

I do not think that we really know how Thomas wanted to affect his readers. I think that, instead, you need to think about how the poem actually affects you. Alternatively, look at what he is…

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**BEN JONSON**

**In Ben Jonson’s poem “On My First Son,” how do various elements of the poem’s structure help…**

Various elements of the structure of Ben Jonson’s poem “On My First Son” help create sympathy both for the dead son and for the grieving father. Written to mourn and commemorate the death of young…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**In what era did Shakespeare write his plays?**

I guess this depends some on what you mean by “era.” In terms of simple dates, Shakespeare wrote most of his plays between 1589 and 1613. If you are talking about what literary era he was writing…

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**MACBETH**

**What misgivings does Macbeth reveal in his soliloquy at the beginning of Act 1, scene 7 in…**

I have assumed that, when you mention Macbeth’s soliloquy in Scene 7, you are referring to Act I, scene vii. This is one of the most famous soliloquies in the play. Macbeth has misgivings on a…

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**SONNET 130**

**A common theme in literature is “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Analyze how Sonnet 130 uses…**

I understand your confusion with this sonnet, and Shakespearean sonnets in general. The beauty often lies in the complexity, which makes them so great once you’ve figured them out. In the…

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**THE HUNGER GAMES**

**Moral and Ethical ImplicationsHow would you discuss the moral and ethical implications of Katniss…**

Has this been placed in the wrong group perchance? Are you referring to a law case or to the book Hunger Games? If you are referring to the latter you might want to think about how the book shocked…

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**MATH**

**There are three arts of chameleon: red, blue, yellow. One morning there are 20 blue, 30 yellow,…**

From the information given in the question there are originally 50 red, 30 yellow and 20 blue creatures. Also we know that if two creatures of different color meet, both change to the 3rd color and…

**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are the doctrines of Judicial Restraint and Judicial Activism?**

The doctrine of Judicial Restraint suggests that judges, while in the course of making legal decisions and setting precedents, should limit overturning laws unless that legislation is very…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**Describe the debate over the proper role of the judiciary.**

Typically, the debate over the proper role of the judiciary centers around the issue of judicial activism and judicial restraint. People debate about whether judges should “make law” or simply…

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**KING LEAR**

**Cite and analyze passages exemplifying unconditional love and loyalty in Act II of Shakespeare’s…**

Unconditional love and loyalty are displayed at a number of points in Act 2 of Shakespeare’s King Lear. Perhaps the best examples of these traits appear in Act 2, scenes 2 and 3, in the person of…

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**MATH**

l 2x-5 l < 3 We need to find x value such that the absolute value of (2x-5) is less that 3 Then we have 2 cases: 2x-5 < 3 OR -(2x-5) < 3 2x-5 < 3 OR -2x +5 < 3…

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**MATH**

**Find extreme values for f(x)= 12x-3x^2**

f(x) = 12x – 3x^2 To find extrem values, first we need to determine the derivative’s zero. f'(x) = 12 – 6x ==> 12- 6x = 0 ==> 6x = 12 ==> x= 2 Then, he function has extreme value when x=…

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**MATH**

**If f(x) = (3x-1)/(x^2 -2) find f ‘ (1)**

f(x) = (3x-1)/(x^2 – 2) Let us differentiate f: f(x) = u/v such that: u= 3x-1 ==> u’ = 3 v= x^2 -2 ==> v’= 2x ==> f'(x) = (u’v- uv’)/v^2 = (3(x^2 – 2) – (3x-1)2x…

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**MATH**

**log (x-2) – log (3x-1) = 1 find x value.**

log (x-2) – log (3x-1) = 1 We know that: log a – log b = log a/b ==> log (x-2) – log (3x-1) = log (x-2)(3x-1) ==> log (x-2)/(3x-1) = 1 But log 10 = 1 ==> log (x-2)/(3x-1) = log 10 ==>…

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**MATH**

**If f(x) = 5x^4 – 4x – 3/x. F(x) = integral f(x), find F(1)= 0 find f(x)**

f(x) = 5x^4 – 4x – 3/x Let us integrate f(x) : F(x) = intg f(x) = intg (5x^4 – 4x – 3/x) dx = ing 5x^4 dx – intg 4x dx – intg 3/x dx = 5x^5/5 – 4x^2/2 – 3 ln x + C…

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**MATH**

**Find the extreme values for the function:f(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 3**

f(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 3 First we will differentiate . f'(x) = 6x – 5 We will find the deicative’s zeros. ==> 6x – 5 = 0 ==> x= 5/6 Then the function has an extreme value when x= 5/6 ==>…

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**MATH**

**solve the equation: f(x) = x^2 – 3x + 4**

f(x) = x^2 – 3x + 4 Let us use the fomula to solve: we note that : delta = b^2 – 4ac = -7 is negative. If delta < 0 , then the roots are complex ( not real). Then we have complex roots. x= [-b…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system: 2x-y=8 x+3y=9**

2x-y = 8 ……….(1) x + 3y = 9 ………..(2) We will use the elimination method to solve: Let us multiply (1) by 3 and add to (2); ==> 7x = 33 ==> x= 33/7 To find y we will substitute in…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**From The Crucible, explain Danforth’s internal conflict.**

As the trials progress, Danforth realizes that Abigail Williams and the rest of the girls are duping the court and community (perhaps he knew even from the beginning of the proceedings but chose to…

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**1984**

**How does he reveal what is in his inner heart? (sentence below)Winston tells us that he has…**

flying poodles

**ESSAY LAB**

**Which rhetorical questions could I use in a speech about a school trip?We were asked to write a…**

I would wonder if rhetorical questions would be as effective than simply telling the sponsors what is needed and how the trip would benefit the student body. It seems that rhetorical questions are…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**In Lord of the Flies, what do the assembly and killing symbolize? Thanks.**

The assembly seems to symbolize the problems with the political world. At one assembly, we see the hunters tell their tale of the beast, which really doesn’t seem to exist, but everyone believes…

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**PETER PAN**

**What affectionate object that belongs to Mrs. Darling does Peter take with him when he leaves?**

One of the things that the author talks of a great deal at the beginning of the story is Mrs. Darling’s kisses, among other things. Mrs. Darling is the consummate mother, wanting not just to love…

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**MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE**

**How do you cite this article using the MLA format? Doug Roberts**

I am not sure what you are trying to cite, but here is the format for periodicals. Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication.

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**PETER PAN**

**In J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, who is it that must sleep in a cradle?**

When Wendy goes to live with the lost boys, she becomes their mother and cares for them in every way. Though she fears she does not have the qualifications, she quickly takes on the…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**What do we mean by deconstruction and structuralism? Give short and comprehensible definitions of…**

Both concepts have to do with what a text has to offer as compared to how you read a text ( feminist criticism for instance is a way of reading a text). Deconstruction originates in the 60s with…

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**MACBETH**

**I need help with Macbeth, act 5 scene 8.no.**

Can you be more specific? This is the final act, and last scene in the play. In this scene, Macbeth and Macduff finally meet up. Macbeth has just learned that one of the witches’ predictions has…

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**THE LOVELY BONES**

**Compare and contrast The Lovely Bones book and movie.**

In my opinion, one of the greatest discrepancies between the novel and the movie is the manner in which each portrays Susie’s heaven. The movie included many scenes that were not included in the…

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**SCIENCE**

**In a forensic science lab, what does a fourier transform infrared spectrometer and a fume…**

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer (FTIR) An FTIR is used to detect specified compounds and their quantities in a specimen. It can be used for detecting both organic and inorganic…

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**SCIENCE**

A virtual image is defined as an image that is formed where the paths of the principal rays cross when they are projected backward from the path they are take to move away from the lens. A virtual…

**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Describe the inter-relation between the Biguns and Littluns in the novel ‘Lord of the Flies’**

Although the littluns’ lives are largely separate from those of the older boys, there are a few instances when the older boys torment the littluns. One vicious boy named Roger joins another boy,…

**SCIENCE**

**Analyze the mechanics of the lat pull down and the chestfly.For lat pull downs and chestflys,…**

At least some of the information that you want can be gathered through an internet search and/or through your own slow, thoughtful reenactment of the exercises that you name. I’ve listed two links…

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**HEART OF DARKNESS**

**What are some references in Heart of Darkness to Shakespeare’s Hamlet? I know that there are…**

I meant to say similarities between the TWO. not too. 🙂

**POETRY**

**what is the rhyme scheme and rhythm of the poem “to india-my native land” by henry…**

a b a b a b c c d e d e c c and it is a sonnet consisting of 14 lines

**MATH**

**The absolute value of every element of a series is less than the absolute value of the previous…**

Let’s take the nth term of the series as tn. Now we only know that |tn+1| < |tn|. To determine if a series is convergent or divergent we need to know the sum of n terms and see if Sn for…

**POETRY**

**What is the theme of the poem “Laugh and Be Merry”?**

I believe the theme is laugh at every opportunity: laugh every day. Man has struggled since the beginning of time, and what remains is laughter. It has been here since the stars were created. It…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Who are the littluns in Lord of the Flies? Brielfy tell about their condition being lost in the…**

The littluns make up the younger population of boys stranded on the island in Lord of the Flies. Golding dedicates the first part of chapter four to provide characterization for this group of…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What were Shakespeare’s thoughts about the attitudes of young people?What were Shakespeare’s…**

If we judged his attitudes from what is given in the drama, I think that we can make the argument that he viewed young people as being able to represent a range of emotions. Some of these are…

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**SCIENCE**

**What materials are needed to make a Glenohumeral joint?Checklist of features: Bones – Proximal…**

The shoulder consists of three bones, the humerus, clavicle (collar bone) and scapula (shoulder blade), and their surrounding muscles, tendons and ligaments The main joint of the shoulder is the…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**What connections exist between the narrator of “The Cask of Amontillado”and “The Black…**

In both “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Black Cat,” Edgar Allan Poe wrote using first person narration. In addition, the narrator or each story commits murder, as well as walling in the victim….

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**KARL MARX**

**How can we define the modern implications of ‘Marxist Theory?’please help.**

This is a broad question. In a general sense, Marxist theory refers to the ideas of Karl Marx and socialism in a variety of domains. The driving force behind Marxist theory is to be able to to…

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**SCIENCE**

Surface tension is a property of the surface of a liquid that allows it to resist an external force.

**MACBETH**

**What are some equivocations in Macbeth? I need 3 point proof analysis for an academic…**

The play begins with equivocation, “Fair is foul and foul is fair….” In other words, the play is filled with the idea of contradiction. aka equivocation. Nothing is what it appears to be. For…

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**POETRY**

**Would you please judge or correct this poem. What is the style?Hello, I am an English student,…**

You have a good beginning in what you have already written, which is a couplet, since a couplet is a pair of rhyming lines that usually have the same general length and meter. In my opinion, there…