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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**What other means, other than killing, Cassius and Brutus could’ve used to achieve good for…**

History shows that the Roman Empire was governed by the Senate and the Roman people. Therefore, with this power structure, no emperor could completely ignore the Senate since he could not give any…

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**WAITING FOR GODOT**

**The theatre of the Absurd, such as Waiting for Godot, is a reflection of the hopelessness in the…**

Much of Beckett’s embrace of the absurd as a style relates to the themes of his work. There is a lack of structure or coherence in the world that the characters, and we, live in. Rather than…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Please give a sample of an introduction on a paper on abortion.Specifically of mention would be…**

I think that you are probably going to have to compose this on your own. Yet, you probably could get many insights on how to write this here. I think that a good introduction on the topic would…

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**What other means, other than killing, Cassius and Brutus could’ve used to achieve good for…**

I agree with mwestwood. The Roman empire was the cradle for democracy. Caesar ruled, yes, but there was a system of checks and balances in place. Caesar ruled, yes, but it was at the will of both…

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**ARTS**

**what should my short film be about?Im in Year 12 and im struggling to work out an idea for my…**

Your short film should be about something you know on a personal level. If you are working with film for the first time or are relatively new to the art you won’t want to waste time researching a…

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**THE MERCHANT OF VENICE**

**In The Merchant of Venice, why does Shylock claim a pound of Antonio’s flesh and not the heart…**

Actually, if you look carefully at the text, Shylock is very careful to say that the pound of flesh could be cut from wherever he chose. Therefore, in theory, he could have chosen to cut out the…

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**MATH**

**What is the indefinite integral of f(x) = (e^x – 1)^1/2 ?**

Given the function: f(x) = (e^x -1)^1/2 ==> intg f(x) = intg (e^x-1)^1/2 dx Let us assume that u= (e^x -1)^/2 ==> u^2 = e^x -1 ==> e^x = u^2 +1 ==> x = ln(u^2 +1) ==> dx =…

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**MATH**

**Complete the square and find x. 9x^2-6x+21=0**

Given the equation : 9x^2 -6x +21 = 0 We need to solve by completing the square. ==> Let us rewrite 21 = 21 +1 ==> 9x^2 -6x + 1 + 20 = 0 ==> (3x-1)^2 + 20 = 0 ==> Now we will move 20 to…

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**MATH**

**What is the first derivative of v(t)=(1+3^t)/3^t?**

We have to find the derivative of v(t)=(1+3^t)/3^t Here we use the quotient rule, if f(x) = g(x) / h(x) => f'(x) = [g'(x)*h(x) – g(x)*h'(x)]/ (h(x))^2 So we have v'(t)=[(1 + 3^t)’*(3^t) – (1 +…

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**MATH**

**Solve the sistem x^2/y+y^2/x=35/3 x+y=10**

To solve x^2/y+y^2/x=35/3…(1) x+y=10..(2). From (2), we get y = 10-x. We put y = 10-x in (1): x^2/(10-x) +(10-x)^2/x = 35/3. 3(x^3 +(10-x)^3 ) + 35(10-x)x = 350x-35x^2. 3{x^3+10^3-300x+30x^2-x^3…

**RIP VAN WINKLE**

**Compare the village before and after Rip’s 20 years sleeping in “Rip Van Winkle.”**

This is an intelligent question to ask about this intriguing short story that seems to offer some kind of reflection on the Americna Revolution and the independence from Britain that was achieved….

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Why aren’t Atticus and Alexandra able to hear the kids in To Kill a Mockingbird?**

This is somewhat hard to answer — it would be easier for us if you could give us some idea as to where in the book you are asking about. However, I will assume that you are asking about the…

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**GRAMMAR**

**What is the grammatical error in the following sentence: “That, in itself, can be a shock”?The MS…**

I don’t know the context of this sentence, but I do not detect in it any grammatical error. The subject of the sentence is that; the predicate is can be a shock. There is certainly nothing…

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**THE TAMING OF THE SHREW**

**You’re a reporter for the Paduan Enquirer, and have crashed the wedding of Katharina &…**

In Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, there are several scandalous events that take place in Act III that might well make the newspaper in Padua. It might appear scandalous that Bianca seems to…

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**AS YOU LIKE IT**

**Give examples to show that Orlando is rather willing to get rid of Jaques.As You Like It, Act 3…**

As they enter Act III, scene ii, both Jaques and Orlando are both, it appears, trying to induce the other to leave. This exchange (which begins at line 268) is a sort of battle of wits, the winner…

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**AS YOU LIKE IT**

**Bring out the comparison between the world and the stage in the soliloquy of Jaques in As You…**

This important and incredibly famous soliloquy is delivered in Act II scene 7 in this play. In this soliloquy, Jacques compares the world to a stage, and the people that inhabit that world to…

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**JOHN DONNE**

**What do you understand by the term “Metaphysical” as applied to John Donne?**

The term and application of the term “metaphysical” in poetry and literature refers to the exploration and extrapolation of themes that cannot otherwise be explained but through self contemplation,…

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**PHYSICS**

**A projectile is fired at an angle of 45 degrees to the horizontal. If its initial velocity is 90…**

The projectile is fired with a velocity of magnitude 90m/s at angle 45 degree to the horizontal. We can divide the initial velocity into a horizontal component of 90 sin 45 = 90/sqrt 2 and a…

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**MATH**

**Find the point (x, y) such that the perpendicular distance of the point from 3x + 4y + 8 = 0 is…**

The distance of a point (m, n) from the line ax + by + z = 0, is given by |am + bn + z|/ sqrt (m^2 + n^2). The distance of the point (x, y) from 3x + 4y + 8 = 0 is |3x + 4y + 8|/sqrt (3^2 + 4^2)….

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**LITERATURE**

**United States & Canadian authors What one text, written by someone from the United States or…**

If you are really looking for any genre including nonfiction, non-literature stuff, I would advocate at least using excerpts from: Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond. This is an important…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is the rate of growth of revenue in the following case?A small business predicts sales…**

Sales are predicted using a straight line method. This can be taken as sales = C1 + C2*year, where C1 and C2 are constants. So we have 60000 = C1 + C2*1 = C1 + C2 …(1) 100000 = C1 + C2*4…(2)…

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**MATH**

We that cos (180 – A) = -cos A. cos ( 165) = cos( 180 – 15) = -cos 15. cos 2A = (cos A)^2 – (sin A)^2 = 2*(cos A)^2 – 1 cos 30 = 2* (cos 15)^2 – 1 sqrt 3/2 = 2*(cos 15)^2 -1 => 2*(cos 15)^2 = 1…

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**MATH**

**If Pn(x)=(x-1)(x-2)…(x-n) solve the inequality P5(x)/P6(x)>=2**

Given that Pn(x)=(x-1)(x-2)…(x-n) P5(x) = (x – 1)(x – 2)(x – 3)(x – 4)(x – 5) P6(x) = (x – 1)(x – 2)(x – 3)(x – 4)(x – 5)(x – 6) So P5(x)/ P6(x) = [(x – 1)(x – 2)(x – 3)(x – 4)(x – 5)]/[(x – 1)(x…

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**MATH**

**Find the derivative of the function f(x)=e^[x/(x-1)].**

We have to find the derivative of the function f(x) = e^(x/(x-1). Let’s use the chain rule: f'(x) = e^(x/(x-1)*(x/(x-1)’ => e^(x/(x-1)*[(x-1) – (x))/(x – 1)^2] => e^(x/(x-1)*[-1/(x – 1)^2]…

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**MATH**

**If a=0 what is the number of solutions of equation x-a=square root(x^2-1).**

The equation given is x – a = sqrt ( x^2 – 1) of which we have to find the number of solutions. As a= 0 x – a = sqrt ( x^2 – 1) => x = sqrt ( x^2 – 1) square both the sides x^2 = x^2 – 1 =>…

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**THE BLOODY CHAMBER**

**As used by Angela Carter in “The Bloody Chamber,” what is the effect of “free indirect narration”?**

I would say that one of the major effects of free indirect narration is to draw readers deeper into the narrative and, at times, to make them identify more closely with the character’s point of…

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**MATH**

**What is the most important part in solving a problem?**

Problem solving is an interrelated and interconnected chain of events in which one is dependent on the other in order to achieve the goal of actually reaching a solution. There are seven recognized…

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**MATH**

**Find the angle made by line 18x-3y-21=0 with x axis?**

We have the equation of the line 18x-3y-21=0. 18x – 3y – 21 = 0 => -3y = 21 – 18x => 3y = -21 + 18x => y = -7 + 6x Now y = 6x – 2 is in the form where the slope is 6 and the y-intercept is…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate ad-bc if a,b,c,d are the terms of a geometric series?**

We know that all the consecutive terms of a geometric progression have a common ratio. And it is possible to write consecutive terms as the previous term multiplied by the common ratio. If a, b, c…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**How have society’s views on marriage changed since Elizabethan times?Points to consider: age…**

I believe society’s views on marriage have changed dramatically since Elizabethan times! First of all, most men and women did not marry for love. Their marriages were mainly a jostling for money,…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What are the main points of Peter Jackson’s article entitled, “Roots/Routes?”**

[eNotes editors are not permitted to answer more than one question per posting. To answer additional questions, please post them separately.] Peter Jackson, Professor of Geography, teaches at the…

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**MATH**

**What is the linear function?f(x+2)*f(x-2) = x^2-2x-3**

We’ll write the linear function: f(x) = ax + b To determine the function, we’ll have to determine the coefficients a and b. For this reason, we’ll use the constraint given by enunciation:…

**MARXIST LITERARY CRITICISM**

**What are the main points in Adorno and Horkheimer’s “From The culture industry: Enlighenment as…**

The chapter, contained in Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944), is representative of the Frankfurt School’s mistrust of popular culture. Through technological improvements, the products of mass…

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**MATH**

**Determine the numbers t,x,y if t is natural and x^y-(2t+1)^2=7-4t(t+1)?**

We’ll start by expanding the square from the left side and we’ll remove the brackets form the right side: x^y – 4t^2 – 4t – 1 = 7 – 4t^2 – 4t We’ll subtract both sides 7 – 4t^2 – 4t: x^y – 4t^2 -…

**MATH**

**What is an = 1*4 + 2*5 + …. +n*(n+3)?**

We use 1+2^2+3^2+4^2+….+n^2) = n(n+1)(2n+1)/6 and (1+2+3+4+…..n) = n(n+1)/2. Consider the general term ar = r*(r+3) = r^2+3r. Therefore 1*4+2*5+3*6+4*7+….n(n+3) =…

**MATH**

**What are a and b if p(x)=ax^4+bx^3+1 is divided by (x-1)^2?**

Given that ax^4+bx^3+1 is divisible by (x-1)^2. Let p(x) = x^4+bx^3+1. Since (x-1) is a factor of p(x), by remainder theorem, p(1) = 0. => p(1) = a*1^4+b*1^3+1 = 0. So a+b +1 = 0. Or a+b =…

**BUSINESS**

**A company charges $41 per day and $.33 per mile.If a truck was rented for 5 days and the total…**

We’ll note the number of driven miles as x. The total cost, charged for 5 days, for the rented truck, is $395.74. The total cost is composed from: Total cost = 5days*$41/day + $0.33*x miles $395.74…

**TRANSCENDENTALISM**

**How can we describe the situation of ‘King Lear’ with Transcendentalist ideas?**

I think that one can find many examples of themes from the Transcendentalist movement mirrored in Shakespeare’s drama. The idea of self wisdom is of powerful importance in Lear’s narrative and…

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**BUSINESS**

**An investor invests $15000 in two accounts, one paying 4% annual simple interest and the other…**

We’ll put: x = the amount invested in the first account; y = the amount invested in the 2nd account. We’ll write the equations: x + y = 15000 (1) 4x/100 + 3y/100 = 550 (2) We’ll change the first…

**MATH**

**What is the good result?fof(x) = x-1+1/(x^2+x+1) fof(x) = 0**

We notice that the denominator x^2+x+1 is a factor of the product; (x – 1)(x^2+x+1) = x^3 – 1 We’ll divide by x – 1: x^2+x+1 = (x^3 – 1)/(x – 1) We’ll substitute the denominator by the equivalent…

**POSTCOLONIALISM**

**What are the main points to be noted while doing a Postcolonial criticism of an Indian novel?**

This is a really broad question as we should be equally careful to make “Postcolonial criticism” and “Indian novels” homogeneous entities. Postcolonialism is a diverse and pluralistic critical…

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**KIDNAPPED**

**What moral values can we get from Kidnapped?**

The most important moral that we can get from reading this book is the idea that even people who have no reason to be friendly can become friends. This is an important lesson for us in today’s…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**What properties of language are revealed by tree diagrams? Thanks.**

The tree diagram (also often called a Stammbaum, or family tree) probably reveals a range of properties of language. For me, what it shows most is a sense of languages as belonging to metaphorical…

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**SCIENCE**

**The mass of three wires is in the ratio 1:3:5 & their length is in the ratio 5:3:1. What is…**

The resistance of a wire is given by rho*l/A , where rho is the resistivity, l is the length of the wire and A is the area of cross-section. Now, it is assumed that the three wires are of the same…

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**REFERENCE**

**Muslims do not eat pork. Fish is pork. So Muslims don’t eat fish. “Invalid and unsound…**

Upon careful reading of your question, it seems two different ideas are coming into play here. In logic, an invalid and unsound argument means at least one premise is false and the conclusion does…

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**THE BIBLE**

**Please enumerate the personages in John, chapter 1, New Testament.**

The persons in John Chapter 1 are John the Baptist, the Jews, the Levites, the priests. The Jews ask John if he is Elijah, and he replies “No” but Elijah does not appear in the chapter as he is…

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**PARADISE LOST**

**main features of neo classical poetry in john miltons paradise lost and pradise regained.**

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**GRAMMAR**

**Explain the use of “mouthful” in: I’ve always called myself “Henny” because it’s less of a…**

First: You are sorting out idiom usage. Understand that figurative idioms also have literal meanings. Literal meaning describes a thing as it really is: e.g., “The wedding gift was a crystalline…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**At the end of act 4 in The Crucible,how does Elizabeth show John that she understands him?**

In a setting where so few demonstrate moral transcendence, Elizabeth’s displays in Act IV, scene ii reflect how she has ascended to a new realm of ethics and understanding. She recognizes John’s…

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**HISTORY**

**What is the difference between a pedigree sheet and family tree?**

When a family historian, for example, traces their family, they can use either a pedigree sheet (often called a pedigree chart) or a family tree (or family group sheet). The pedigree sheet…

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